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Andrew Orr

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Beginning his artistic endeavors at an early age, Andrew Orr received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music after which he began his studies in art with courses at the University of New Mexico, New Mexico with impressionist Carol McIlroy, David P. Curtis and Joseph McGurl.  Orr’s work has shown in many locations in the United States, has won awards with National juried exhibitions of the Oil Painters of America, the Salmagundi Club, the American Artist’s Professional League and the Guild of Boston Artists.  His work has been featured in several one-person exhibitions.

An elected member of the Guild of Boston Artists, Andrew Orr’s awards include the Alden Bryan Prize awarded by the Guild and the Alden Bryan Medal through Bryan Memorial Gallery, Vermont.  Additional awards include the Barbara Carter Award for Excellence from the Oil Painters of America, he is three times the winner of the Arthur T Hill Award for a Landscape from the Salmagundi Club, the Claude Parsons Award for a Landscape and the Helen DeCozen Award for a floral, both from the American Artists Professional League.  He is the recipient of the Charles Movalli Medal for Excellence in Painting.  Orr received recognition with his work wining First Place Overall with Plein Air Magazine’s, Plein Air Salon monthly competition March 2021.  An award winner with regional Plein Air events, Andrew received Best in Show with Plein Air Vermont, 2012 awarded by M. Stephen Doherty, editor, Plein Air Magazine.   His work was selected as a finalist as part of Art Renewal Center’s International Salon and a feature story about his work appeared in the 2013 April-May Issue of Plein Air Magazine and in August, 2015, American Art Review.  In 2019 he was listed as An Artist to Watch by the publication, Vermont Art Guide.

Orr makes his home on the northern border of Vermont surrounded by fields, forests which often make up the subjects of his paintings.  When he is not working in his studio, a converted horse barn, he is often found tending the vegetable garden enjoying all the elements a bucolic life in Vermont has to offer. 

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Andrew’S EXPERTISE

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Studio Setup for Art Production

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Supplies and Tools - what to use, where to save, and where to spend

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Providing Art Critiques

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Studio Time Management

For Emerging Artists

Am I An Emerging Artist?

As an emerging artist, you have been painting regularly and feel fairly confident in your one unique style. 

You've taken workshops/courses and have already been selling your work to friends, family, and in community shows, markets and beyond.

Now you're ready to take it to the next level!

YOU'RE INTERESTED IN:

  • art critiques - getting expert feedback on your artwork
  • selling - learn how to sell your artwork
    • pricing
    • building your brand and marketing, leveraging social media well
    • earning a steady income in an unsteady economy
    • how to approach galleries and/or go solo successfully
  • business skills - learn the mechanics of creating and sustaining a business as an artist
  • production - studio set-up and time management to maximize production
  • art licensing - what products to create, how to find a reputable producer

More than an Art Workshop

WHAT TO EXPECT

2-hr monthly
videoconference session with MASTER ARTIST, NAVIGATOR and small group

Practice-based HOMEWORK
and ACCOUNTABILITY 

INFORMATIVE INTERACTIVE and HONEST conversations

Additional 1-hr session mid-month with NAVIGATOR and GROUP. Navigator permanently assigned to your group, accountable for your growth trajectory

CONFIDENTIAL discussion board for you and your group, with 24hr access to session RECORDINGS

CHOOSE a new Master Artist every 6 to 8 months to bring NEW EXPERTISE and SKILL TRAINING

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Teaching Experience

1998-Current   Workshops in oil and overglaze on porcelain.  

 2005, 2007   Guest Artist 10th Annual Australasian Porcelain Art Teacher’s conference, Adelaide, SA and Melbourne, VIC 

2009   Guest Artists, New Zealand Porcelain Artist Association conference, Blenheim, New Zealand

Publications

2020   Artists to Watch, Vermont Art Guide

2015   Students and Their Teachers, American Art Review

2013    Artist Feature, April/May Plein Air Magazine

2009   Artist Feature, November,  American Art Collector

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Education

1993-1994   University of New Mexico

1987-1991   Oklahoma Christian University, BA, 

 

Studied

2013   Joseph McGurl, Cataumet, MA

2012   Joseph McGurl, Cataumet, MA

2011   Joseph McGurl, Cataumet, MA

2011   David Curtis, Gloucester, MA

2010   David Curtis, Gloucester, MA

2009   David Curtis, Gloucester, MA 

  

Solo Exhibitions

2012   Bryan Memorial Gallery, Jeffersonville, VT

2010    Southern Vermont Arts Center

2009    South Street Gallery, Hingham, MA


2007    Southern Vermont Arts Center

2005    Southern Vermont Arts Center

2003    Design Consortium Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio

2001    Music and the Arts, National City Christian Church, Washington, D.C.

1998    Elinor Oldham Gallery, Albuquerque, NM 

 

Selected Shows

2016     Andrew Orr and His Students, Bryan Gallery, Jeffersonville, VT

2014     Art Renewal Center, Finalist, Salon International Competition

2014     Bryan Memorial Gallery, Land and Light and Legacy Collection

2013     Art Renewal Center, Finalist, Salon International Competition

2013     Bryan Memorial Gallery, Legacy Collection

2012     Guild of Boston Artists, Annual Regional Painting Exhibition

2012     Angling and Art: The confluence of Passions, American Musuem of Fly Fishing,  Manchester, Vermont

2011     Annual Member’s Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

2011     Southern Vermont Arts Center, National Exhibition

2011     Bryan Memorial Gallery, Jeffersonville, VT, Legacy Collection

2010     American Artists Professional League, New York, NY, 82nd Grand National Exhibition

2010    Annual Member’s Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

2010    Guild of Boston Artists, Annual Regional Exhibition

2010    American Impressionists Society, National Exhibition, Nashville, TN

2010    Southern Vermont Arts Center, Solo Exhibition

2009    American Artists Professional League, New York, NY 81st Grand National Exhibition

2009    American Impressionists Society National Exhibition, Denver, CO

2009    Bennington Center for the Arts, Laumeister Fine Art Competition

2009    Southern Vermont Arts Center, National Exhibition


2009    Salon International, Green House Gallery of Art, San Antonio, TX

2008    125th Annual Member’s Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

2008    Bennington Center for the Arts, “Impressions of New England”

2008    Southern Vermont Arts Center, National Exhibition

2008    Oil Painters of America, National Exhibition

2008    National Show, Salon International, Greenhouse Gallery of Art, San Antonio, Texas

2008     Annual Member’s Combined Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NY, NY

2008    Winter Member’s Exhibition, Southern Vermont Arts Center

2007    Annual Summer Member’s Show, Salmagundi Club, NY, NY

2007    National Show, Salon International, Greenhouse Gallery, San  Antonio, Texas

2007    National Show, Midland Art League, Museum of the Southwest, Midland,

 Texas

2006    National Show, Southern Vermont Arts Center

2006    National Show, Oil Painters of America

2006    Delaware Foundation for the Visual Arts, Art and Antique Weekend

2005    National Show, Southern Vermont Arts Center

2003    National Show, North East Watercolor Society

2002    Georgia Watercolor Society. Regional show

2001    National Show, Georgia Watercolor Society

2000    “The American Landscape” Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA

1998    Gallery Guild, St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral, Albuquerque, NM

1996    New Mexico State Fair, Fine Art Gallery

1995    New Mexico State Fair, Fine Art Gallery 

 

Memberships/Affiliations


Elected Artist Member, Guild of Boston Artists

Current Board Member, Bryan Memorial Gallery, Jeffersonville, VT

The American Artists Professional League 


 

Awards

2021   The Charles Movalli Medal for Excellence in Painting, Guild

2018    Alden Bryan Award for Landscape, Bryan Gallery, Vermont

2016   Alden Bryan Award for a Landscape, Guild of Boston Artists

2012    Guild of Boston Artists, Robert Douglas Hunter Award

2012    Vermont Plein Air Competition, 1st Place, Judge, M. Stephen Doherty, Plein Air Magazine

2011    Arthur T. Hill Memorial Award for a Landscape, Member’s Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

2011    Land and Light, Bryan Memorial Gallery, Jeffersonville, VT, Honorable Mention

2010    North Bennington, VT, Plein Air Competition, 2nd Place

2010    Claude Parsons Award for a Landscape, American Artists Professional League, New York, NY

2010    Arthur T. Hill Memorial Award for a Landscape, Member’s Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

2009    Helen DeCozen Memorial Award for a Floral, American Artists Professional League, New York, NY

2008    Arthur T. Hill Memorial Award, Annual Member’s Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

2008    Award of Excellence, Oil Painters of America, National Exhibition


2006    Best in Show, Delaware Foundation for the Visual Arts, Art and Antique Weekend

2003    Honorable Mention, North East Watercolor Society, National Show

2002    Membership award, Georgia Watercolor Society, regional exhibition

1998    2nd place award, Gallery Guild Show, St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral, Albuquerque, NM

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