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Artist John Paul Berry


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Biography


John Paul BerryBorn, Reno Nevada 
Lives and Works in Utah
 
Artist Statement 
 
"I am an explorer. Each piece I create is an exploration into uncharted paths. At times I am surprised or terrified, but never bored."
 

John Berry is an experienced painter from the United States whose works have been featured in solo and group shows nationally. Passionate about art ever since he was young, Berry explores themes of duality in his abstract works, creating a dialogue between the seen and the unseen. His paintings are characterized by patches of bright colors and spontaneous lines that emerge beneath layers of paint.

 
Education1992 BFA Brigham Young University
Awards2016 Honorable Mention:  Borrego Springs Invitational, CA2015 Second Place Award: Painting;  Sears Invitational Show UT2011 Purchase Award, Spring Salon. Springville Museum of Art UT2010 Merit Award, Spring Salon. Springville Museum of Art UT2009 Merit Award, Spring Salon. Springville Museum of Art UT2008 Juror’s Award, from Peter Hassrick: “Zion National Park: A Century of Sanctuary”2004 American Graphic Design Award – New York1984 Sierra Nevada Museum of Art – Best of ShowSelected Solo Exhibitions 2020 Modern Emotions ~ Miller Gallery, Cincinnati, OH2018 Two-Headed Boy ~  Modern West Fine Art, Salt Lake City UT 2016 Duality ~  Modern West Fine Art, Salt Lake City UT2004 Kimball Art Center, Park City UT
Selected Group Exhibitions
2020 Two Man Show, Jones-Terwilliger Galleries, Palm Desert CA 
 2018 Jones-Terwilliger Anniversary Group Show, Carmel by the Sea CA2017  Saatchi Art; The Other Art Fair, Brooklyn NY
2016 10th Annual Invitational, Borrego Springs Art Institute CA2015 Color of the Land ~ Two Person show: Modern West Fine Art, Salt Lake City UT2013 Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City UT 2005-12 Spring Salon ~ Springville Museum of Art UT2011-12 Scottsdale Salon of Fine Art, Legacy Gallery Scottsdale AZ2002-13 Sears Invitational, Eccles Fine Art Center, St. George UTPress & Publications Painters of Utah’s [...]

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