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Bo Bartlett - Artists - Miles McEnery Gallery

Bo Bartlett Studio, 2021, Wheaton Island, ME

BO BARTLETT (b. 1955, Columbus, GA) received his Certificate of Fine Arts in 1981 from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and a certificate of filmmaking from New York University in 1986.

Recent solo exhibitions include “Earthly Matters,” Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, SC; Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; Weber Fine Art, Greenwich, CT; “Forty Years of Drawing,” The Florence Academy of Art, Jersey City, NJ; “Paintings and Works on Paper,” Weber Fine Art, Greenwich, CT; Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; “Retrospective,” The Bo Bartlett Center, Columbus, GA; “Paintings from the Outpost,” Dowling Walsh Gallery, Rockland, ME; “Bo Bartlett: American Artist,” The Mennello Museum of American Art, Orlando, FL; Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, New York, NY; Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, GA; University of Mississippi Museum, Oxford, MS; and “Love and Other Sacraments,” Dowling Walsh Gallery, Rockland, ME.

Recent group exhibitions include “Picture This: Highlighting Contemporary Art in Georgia,” Lyndon House Art Center, Athens, GA; “COMPETERE,” The Bo Bartlett Center, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA; “Mirror Mirror,” The Bo Bartlett Center, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA; “Extra Ordinary, Magic Mystery, and Imagination in American Realism,” Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA; “Really.” (curated by Inka Essenhigh & Ryan McGinness), Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; “A Telling Instinct: John James Audubon and Contemporary Art,” Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC; “Bo Bartlett and Betsy Eby,” Ithan Substation No. 1, Villanova, PA; “South Arts 2019 Southern Prize and State Fellows,” 701 Center for Contemporary Art, Columbia, SC; “Trust the Process,” Gallery 222, Malvern, PA; “The Serious and the Smirk,” Sommerville Manning Gallery, Philedelphia, PA; “Objects of Desire,” Bernarducci Gallery, New York, NY; and “Artists by Artists: The Artist as Subject,” Forum Gallery, New York, NY.

His work is included in the collections of the Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA; Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC; the Bo Bartlett Center, Columbus, GA; Carpenters Union Hall, Washington, D.C.; Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, GA; Crystal Bridges Museum, Bentonville, AR; Curtis Institute, Philadelphia, PA; Denver Museum of Art, Denver, CO; Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, PA; Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA; Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC; Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN; La Salle University Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA; Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, MS; McCormick Place Metropolis Pier and Exposition Authority, South Hall, Chicago, IL; Mennello Museum of American Art, Orlando, FL; and the Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, GA.

Bartlett is the recipient of the South Arts Fellowship, South Arts, Atlanta, GA; Atelier Focus Fellowship, Chattahoochee Hills, GA; 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art, The Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, SC; PEW Fellowship in the Arts, The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, Philadelphia, PA; Museum Merit Award, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, GA; Museum Merit Award, Philadelphia Museum of Art Award, Philadelphia, PA; Benjamin Lanard Memorial Award, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA; Eleanor S. Gray Prize for Still Life, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA; William Emlen Cresson Traveling Scholarship, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA; Thouron Prize, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Cecilia Beaux Memorial Portrait Prize, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA; Charles Toppan Prize, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, and the Packard Prize, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA.

Bo Bartlett lives and works in Columbus, GA and Wheaton Island, ME.