David Hewson
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Artist David Hewson

Laboratorio per Affresco di Vainella, Prato, Italy
Received Government scholarship.
Techniques of Mural Painting: Fresco, Encaustic, and Scagiola, oil and water gilding. Under the direction of Leoneto Tentori.
Practical application of all techniques with main emphasis on fresco.
1991-1993 Istituto per l'Arte e IL Restauro, Palazzo Spinelli, Florence, Italy
Diploma in conservation of paintings on canvas and wood panel. Courses included conservation theoretical and practical knowledge of frescoes, oil and water gilding, art theory and history, organic and inorganic chemistry, biology, climatology, scientific, photographic examination and traditional style of drawing techniques


Diploma thesis

The Analysis of the Painting technique of Pietro Annigoni
1992 Florence Academy Of Art, Florence, Italy
Traditional style of drawing and painting.
"Sight size" course taught by Dan Graves and John Angel. Summer course with Jeffrey Mims.
1993-1994 Gli Uffizi Museum, Florence, Italy
Extensive time researching and copying drawings by Old Masters.
1993-1995 Ezio Walter
Expert Gilder
Lugano, Switzerland
Collaboration to integrate ideas of traditional water gilding with oil painting.
1990-1991 Marco Grassi Studio New York, New York
Old master painting restorer
Worked on 13th century Sienese altar and other Old Master Paintings
1990-1991 Hispanic Society Of America New York, New York
George Papadopolus
Worked on 12th century Spanish altar piece
1984-1989 Guilford College Greensboro, NC
Bachelor of Arts
Double Major in Sculpture and Economics
Solo Exhibitions
    Andean Wings Boutique Hotel
"The Road and the Wilderness"
Cusco, Peru; November 2009- January 2010
    Collective Works Gallery
"The Road and the Wilderness"
Victoria, BC Canada; June, 2009
   Collectors Cafe Myrtle Beach, SC; May, 2009
   Gallery Minerva Asheville, NC; April, 2009
    Guilford College Gallery
"The Road and the Wilderness"
Greensboro, NC; March/April, 2009
    Adam Cave Fine Art
"The Road and the Wilderness"
Raleigh, NC; February, 2009
   Arts Council of Moore County
"The Road and the Wilderness"
Southern Pines, NC; January, 2009
   Dedalo Lima, Peru; November 2008
   Instinto Iquitos, Peru; June 2008
   Asa Biggs House Williamston, NC; January/February 2007
   Arts Council of Fayetteville /
   Cumberland County
Fayetteville, North Carolina 2005
   Fine Arts League of Asheville Asheville, North Carolina June-July 2004
   Sandhills Community College Pinehurst, North Carolina January-February 2003
   Grenning Gallery Sag Harbor, New York 2000 2001
   City Art Gallery Greenville, North Carolina 2000
   Arts Council of Moore County Southern Pines, North Carolina 1997
   Lowe Museum Miami, Florida 1997
   Village Chapel Pinehurst, North Carolina 1996
   British Institute Florence, Italy 1996
Group Exhibitions
   Collectors Cafe Myrtle Beach, SC; May, 2009
   Adam Cave Fine Art Raleigh, NC; 2007 to present
   Gallery Minerva Asheville, NC; 2008, 2009
   United Nations "Myths and Legends of Peru" New York, NY; July, 2008
   Contemporary AAF Show, Pier 92 New York, New York; 2003, 2004
   JHS Gallery - "Who Do You Say That I Am?"
Taos, New Mexico; 2007
   JHS Gallery
Taos, New Mexico; 2006
   Contemporary AAF Show, Pier 92 New York, New York; 2003, 2004
   Artscapes: Knoxville Museum of Art Knoxville, Tennessee; 2003, 2004
   Grenning Gallery Sag Harbor, New York; 2004
   Twin House Atlanta, Georgia
   Mitch Zamarin Fine Art Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 2001-2003
   Carla Massoni Gallery Chestertown, Maryland; 2001-2003
   Reed Gallery Atlanta, Georgia; 2001
   Arnot Art Museum Elmira, New York; 2001
   Tribes Gallery New York, New York; 2001
   GE Corp Headquarters - "New Masters Show" Fairfield, Connecticut; 2001
   Zurbaran Gallery Buenos Aires, Argentina; 2000
   Patricia Rovzar Gallery Kirkland, Washington; 2000
   Lexington Art League - "The Nude 2000" Lexington, Kentucky; 2000
   Albemarle Gallery London, United Kingdom; 1999
   Hunter Museum of Art - "Spectrum" Chattanooga, Tennessee; 1999
   Cumberland Gallery - "Small Packages" Nashville, Tennessee; 1999
   Chester County Art Association West Chester, Pennsylvania; 1998
   The Arts Center Fayetteville, North Carolina; 1998
   Broadhurst Gallery Pinehurst, North Carolina; 1996
   Tribes Gallery New York, New York; 1995
David Hewson has work in both private and public collections.
Commissions / Public Works
   St. Bede Catholic Church Williamsburg, Virginia "The Life of St. Bede"
7 1/2 x 9 feet
   St. Anthony's of Padua Southern Pines, North Carolina
9 1/2 feet
   Green Party, Ontario Toronto, Canada "Intradependence"
24 x 24 inches
24kt Gold Water Gilt on Wood
   Roll International Corp. Los Angeles, California
"Pomegranate Icon"
 18 x 24 inches
24kt Gold Water Gilt/Oil on Wood
Honors / Grants
   First Place, Lee County Centennial Art Exhibition, 2007
   Honorable Mention, Art Renewal Center's International Arc Salon, 2004
   Regional Artist Grant Project of Fayetteville / Cumberland County 2003, 2004
   Best of Show, Arts Council of Moore County, 1999
   First Place, Arts Council of Moore County, 1999
   Third Place, Arts Council of Moore County, 1999
   Award of Excellence, Manhattan Arts International 7th Annual Competition, 1998
   2nd Place Drawing Competition, Arts Council of Moore County, 1997
   Honorable Mention Painting Competition, Arts Council of Moore County, 1997
   Best of Show, Guilford College Art Show 1985 and 1987
   Best of Show, Moore County 1980, 1981 and 1984
   "El Chamanismo Andino-Amazonico"; by Yananka Tasorrinki Editonal Piki Cusco, Peru 2009
   Asi lo veo, le; by Leeser, Van Patten, and Keating McGraw-Hill textbook 2009
   Amazon Journey; by David Hewson Pinestraw Magazine Vol. 5, No. 1 January 2009

   Guilfordian; Volume 93, Issue 18; Guilford Alumni Show; February 23, 2007

   The Weekly Herald, Volume 89, Number 5; Robersonville, NC; February 2, 2007

   The Enterprise; Volume 108, Number 9; Williamston, NC; February 1, 2007

   Iquitos Times; Iquitos, Peru; January 2007

   Texas/Southwest/Rocky Mountain Gallery Guide; October 2006

   Horse Fly; Volume 8, Number VIII; Verbs into Nouns; August 15, 2006

   First Health of the Carolinas; Foundation Connections; Summer 2006

   The Moore County Independent; Volume 1, Number 47; February 16, 2006

   Pinestraw, Volume 1, Number 5; August 2005

   The Fayetteville Observer Weekender; Art Opening Features; Christ Sculpture;
   May 27 - June 2, 2005

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