ClifFton Peacock Bio


B O R N  I N  C H I C A G O , I L  1 9 5 3

E D U C A T I O N

          Boston University, School of Fine Arts, BFA 1975
          Boston University, School of Fine Arts, MFA 1977
          Studied painting, drawing and theory with Philip Guston

S O L O  E X H I B I T I O N S

          1983 Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, MA
          1985 William Halsey Gallery, College of Charleston, SC
          1986 Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, MA
          Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
          1988 Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, MA
          Germans van Eck Gallery, New York, NY
          1990 Germans van Eck Gallery, New York, NY
          Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, MA
          1991 William Halsey Gallery, College of Charleston, SC
          Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
          Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC
          1992 Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
          1993 Germans van Eck Gallery, New York, NY
          Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC
          2003 William Halsey Gallery, College of Charleston, SC

G R O U P  E X H I B I T I O N S

          1980 "Art of the State", Federal Reserve Bank, Boston, MA
          1982 "Boston Now: Figuration", Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
          Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, MA
          1983 "Boston Now", Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
          "Art of the State", Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA
          Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, MA
          1985 "Personal Imagery", Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA
          "North Meets South", William Halsey Gallery, College of Charleston, SC
          1986 "Boston Collects", Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
          "Art of the State", Federal Reserve Bank, Boston, MA
          1987 Thoams Segal Gallery, Boston, MA
          1988 "Awards in the Visual Arts", Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
          "Ava 7", Carnegie-Mellon University Art Gallery, Pittsburgh,PA
          Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, MA
          1989 "Ava 7", Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
          Germans Van Eck Gallery, New York, NY
          Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, MA
          Center for Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
          1990 Germans Van Eck Gallery, New York, NY
          Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, MA
          1991 "Nuclear Solstice", Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA

          Germans Van Eck Gallery, New York, NY
          Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, MA
          1992 Drawing Center, New York, NY
          Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, MA
          Germans Van Eck Gallery, New York, NY
          1994 Mario Diacono Gallery, Boston, MA
          "Heads Only", Florida International University, Miami, FL
          "Legacy", The New Art Center, Newtonville, MA
          1995 American Academy in Rome, Italy
          "Heads", Michael Beauchemin Gallery, Boston, MA

          1996 Judy Ann Goldman Fine Arts, Boston, MA
          "Triennial 1998" South Carolina State Museum
          "ARTcetera Exhibition", Boston Center for the Arts
          2000 "Celebrating Contemporary Art in New England: Recent Acquisitions", DeCordova Museum,
          Lincoln, MA
         "ARTcetera Exhibition", Boston Center for the Arts
         2003 "Contemporary Charleston 2003", City Gallery at Waterfront Park, Charleston, SC
         2007 Thompson Gallery, Furman University, Greenville, SC
         2009 "The Outwit Boochever Portrait Competition 2009", Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery

A W A R D S

          1980 Massachusetts Artist Fellowship, Painting
          1981 National Endowment for the Arts, Emerging Artist Grant
          1983 National Endowment for the Arts, Emerging Artist Grant
          1986 Engelhard Foundation Award
          Massachusetts Artist Fellowship, Painting
          1987 National Endowment for the Arts, Artist Grant
          1988 Award in the Visual Arts VII
          1989 Louis Comfort Tiffany Award
          Massachusetts Artist Fellowship, Painting
          1994-95 Rome Prize Fellowship in Painting, American Academy in Rome
          1999 South Carolina Arts Commission Individual Artist Fellowship
          2001 John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, Painting
          2007 Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation Fellowship
          2009 Boston University Distinguished Alumnus Award

C O L L E C T I O N S

          Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
          Hood Art Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
          Carnegie-Mellon University Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
          Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
          Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
          DeCordova Museum of Art, Lincoln, MA
          Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC
          Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC

R E S I D E N C I E S

          1993, 1996, 1998, 2000 National Centre Frans Masereel, Kasteree, Belgium
          2001 Vermont Studio Center Press

B I B L I O G R A P H Y

          Boston Now: Figuration, exhibition catalogue, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, 1982
          "Report from Boston", Art in America, May 1983
          Boston Now, exhibition catalogue, Institue of Contemporary Art, Boston, 1983
          Temin, Christine. "Basement Artists on Newbury Street", The Boston Globe, December 15, 1983, pp.
          99, 103
          Narrett, Eugene. Review in Art New England, January 1984
          Allara, Pamela. "Boston Expressionism Today", Art New England, October 1985, pp. 6-8
          Taylor, Robert. "'Currents', 'Endgame' Contrast Nicely at ICA", The Boston Sunday Globe, September
          28, 1986
          Levine, Gillian. Currents, Institue of Contemporary Art, Boston, September 1986
          Bonetti, David. "'Endgame' Finds a Beginning", The Boston Phoenix, October 21, 1986, sec. 3, p. 3
          Bonetti, David. Exhibition Review in Art News, March 1987, p. 34
          Wilson, William. Los Angeles Times, June 5, 1988
          Bonetti, Dvaid. "On and Off the Street", The Boston Phoenix, October 14, 1988
          Awards in the Visual Arts VII, exhibition catalogue, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art,
          Publisher, 1988
          Kimmelman, Michael. "Cliffton Peacock at Germans van Eck", The New York Times, February 24,
          1989
          Hagen, Charles. "Cliffton Peacock at Germans van Eck", Artforum, December 1990
          Henry, Garrit/Densen, Roger. Contemporanea, December 1990
          Hornung, David. Artnews, December 1990
          Kalina, Richard. Art in America, December 1990
          Shaffner, Ingrid. Arts, December 1990

T E A C H I N G

          1985, 1987 Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA
          Visiting Artist-Painting and Drawing
          1988-1991 Boston Museum School for the Arts, Boston, MA
          Instructor, Painting and Drawing-all levels
          1991-1993 College of Charleston, School of the Arts, Charleston, SC
          Adjunct Professor (Full-Time), Painting and Drawing
          1993-2002 College of Charleston, School of the Arts
          Associate Professor, Painting and Drawing
          2002-present College of Charleston, School of the Arts
          Full Professor, Painting and Drawing