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Artist Gerald Morgan


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Biography


 
Gerald Morgan saw his first art exhibit in 1966, sculptures and figure watercolor drawings by Auguste Rodin, in Tokyo, an event that fed his desire to become an artist.   Morgan's landscapes and figurative art have been shown extensively in the eastern United States since the late 1970s and in France from 1997 to 2012.  Art works by Morgan appear in numerous private collections throughout the United States, France, and England. Among the list of museum and corporate collections which include his art are: The Evansville Museum, Evansville, Indiana; Chez Jacky, Riec sur Bélon, France; Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville, TN; Krystal Corporation, Chattanooga, TN; Cracker Barrel Corporation, Lebanon, TN; Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN; Metro Nashville - Parthenon Collection, Nashville, TN; Nashville International Airport, Nashville, TN; and The Kentucky Foundation for Women, Louisville, KY. 
              During his career Morgan has mounted over 20 one-man shows including The Parthenon Museum, Nashville, TN (1998);  The Oak Ridge Arts Center, Oak Ridge, TN (1991);   Galerie Vanhove, Quimper, France (1997, 1999, 2005, 2009);  Galerie Pacaud, Audierne, France (1999);  Franco-American Centre, Manchester, New Hampshire (2005);  West Tennessee Regional Arts Center, Humboldt, TN (1997);  Folon-Rigsby Gallery, Nashville, TN, 1995; Yvonne Rapp Gallery, Louisville, KY (1999, 2001, 2004). 
            Gerald Morgan's charcoal drawings were featured in American Artist magazine in the November 2004 issue, and one of his dance images appeared on the cover.  He has had paintings and drawings accepted to various museum competitions in Tennessee, Kentucky, and Indiana. The Marquis ‘Who’s Who in America’ listed Morgan's biography in its 2000, 2001 and 2003 editions.  Morgan studied in the 1970's with Carl Coniglio at Austin Peay State University, Walter Stomps at Western Kentucky University and Anton Weiss at Watkins Institute. His studio and home are in the greater Nashville area, Tennessee, USA.