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BILL WHORRALL

13669 Rama Dye Rd.

Shoals, IN 47581

(812) 388-6639

whorrallbill@gmail.com

 

EDUCATION

 

M.F.A. Printmaking, Indiana University 1986

M.S. Secondary Education, Indiana University 1975

B.S. Art Education, Indiana University 1971

EXHIBITIONS & PROJECTS

2023-2024

Nov. 21-Ja. 20 Solo Gallery 101   Hendersonville, KY

2023

Drawing instructor at the Native Plant Conference  Kettering, Ohio

2022

PHOTO BOOK: Real Indiana

60th Juried Exhibition Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, Owensboro, KY 

24th Annual Juried Art Exhibition  Tyhen-Clark Cultural Center, Jasper, in

Selected as an artist to create a Christmas ornament for the Indiana State Museum tree, Indianapolis, Indiana

 

2021

PHOTO BOOKS: Paw Paw Marsh, Goosepond, Found Photos

THYEN-CLARK Cultural Ctr. Jasper, IN  April 1-May 21 Solo PAINTINGS

2020

ART SPACE Vincennes, IN  March-April Solo

Owensboro Art Guild 58 Annual Competition Judges' Special Award

​60th Mid-States Art Exhibition, Evansville Museum, Evansville, Indiana 

​2019

Awarded First Place at the "Owensboro Art Guild 57th Juried Exhibition", Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, Owensboro KY

"Image & Word: Text-based Group Show", Kaviar Forge & Gallery, Louisville, KY

"Invitational Portrait Show," Krempp Gallery, Jasper Arts Center, Jasper IN

2018

"Play," New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art, New Harmony, IN

"A Salute to Bluegrass," Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, A Salute to Bluegrass, Invitational Exhibition, Owensboro, KY

25th Annual Juried Exhibition,  Krempp Gallery at the Jasper Arts Center, Jasper IN

"Fall of the Leaf" Juried Exhibition,  Kaviar Forge & Gallery, Louisville, KY

Included in the Chicago Art Institute's Archives, Chicago, IL

Teaching for adults and children, painting and drawing, Jasper Art Center, Jasper, IN 

2017

Worked with Susan Daley on an Indiana Arts Commission granted mural at the Shoals Community School

Painted a “Reading Chair” for SOAR ( Success  and Opportunity  At Reading)  which was donated to Head Start, 2016

Invitational group show WAY OF THE LAND July-Aug. Owensboro Museum of Fine Arts Owensboro, KY

2016

Donated auction art to the Sycamore Land Trust, Jasper Fund for the Arts, Martin County fund for a police dog, and SOAR

Participated as an artist for the Jasper Chalk Walk

Painting selected to be on the cover of The Twig (a Sycamore Land Trust publication)

 

2015 

August-Sept. Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana/Evansville Museum of Art  group show WORKING TOGETHER

ART NOIR Group show Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana

2014

2 person show  BLACK AND WHITE  Krempp Gallery, Jasper, IN

2013

Solo show  Gallerie Hertz  Feb  Louisville, KY

Solo show  New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art  New Harmony, IN 

2010

Solo show  NEW WORK  St. Meinard Archabbey Gallery St. Meinard, IN 

2 PERSON SHOW don't draw like my brother Oakland City University Oakland City, IN 

Racine Museum of Art Racine, Wisconsin, included in TOWN AND COUNTRY: Urban and Rural Scenes from RAM's permanent collection

2009

Conducted a state-wide workshop for Indiana art teachers University Conference Ctr. Indianapolis, IN 

2 person show Waldron Art Ctr. Bloomington, IN 

1997-99

Created an exchange print show between 6 art schools in the USA and 5 in Australia

1988

Taught drawing in Perugia, Italy while teaching at the University of Louisville

Part of a group show with my students at Centro Arti Visive Material/Immagini  Perugia, Italy

 

1986

Created an exchange print show with work from 3 MFA classes at Indiana University and 3 art schools in New Zealand and 3 in Australia. I traveled to these sites and did workshops/lectures.

1978

Created a 6-state touring show of my paintings called 41 from 41.  

COLLECTIONS

     

Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago. IL                                                               Canterbury Society of Arts, Christchurch, New Zealand

Chamber of Commerce/Dayton, OH                                                                Auckland City Council, Auckland, New Zealand

Indiana University-Southeast/New Albany, IN                                                  Indiana University Fine Arts Library Archives

Alco Tool Co. Elkhart, IN                                                                                   Ohio Wesleyan University   Delaware, Ohio                      

Owensboro Museum of Fine Art Owensboro, KY                                             Creative Discovery Museum Chattanooga, TN

J.N.Bergstrom Mus. F.A. Neenah, WI                                                               Indiana University Photo Archives Bloomington, IN

Illinois Bell Telephone/Chicago                                                                         Indianapolis Museum of Art Indianapolis, IN

Standard Oil, Chicago, IL                                                                                  Centro Cultural Villa De Mos (group) Madrid, Spain

Chicago Art Institute Archives                                                                           Archives of American Art  Washington, DC

Univ. of IO, Alternative Traditions in Cont. Art library collection                        Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis, Indiana