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Zoey Frank was born in Boulder, Colorado in 1987. She completed four years of classical atelier training under Juliette Aristides at Gage Academy of Art in Seattle, and received an MFA in painting from Laguna College of Art and Design. Zoey has received numerous honors and awards, including three Elizabeth Greenshields grants, the Avigdor Arikha Memorial International Residency Scholarship, the Artist’s Magazine All Media Competition Grand Prize of 2012, the Hudson River Fellowship in 2012, scholarships from the Albert K. Murray foundation, the Stacey Foundation and the Art Renewal Center. Her work has been featured in Fine Art Connoisseur, American Art Collector, the International Artist Magazine, Artist’s Magazine, and Southwest Art, among other publications, and is exhibited in galleries across the United States and Europe.

 

Curriculum Vitae

Education 

2012-2014
MFA in Painting, Laguna College of Art and Design, Laguna Beach, CA

2007-2011
Classical Atelier, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA

Solo Exhibitions

2017
Gallerie Mokum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. (Forthcoming in September)

2016
Haynes Galleries, Thomaston, ME and Nashville, TN. Zoey Frank: Connections and Changes   

2014
Haynes Galleries, Thomaston, ME, and Nashville, TN. Zoey Frank: Explorations and Discoveries

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017
Abend Gallery, Denver, CO. Sight Unseen
Gallery 1261, Denver, CO. Small Works
Arcadia Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA. LA Art Show

2016
Arcadia Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA. 12" x12"
Galerie Mokum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. PAN Amsterdam
Q Art Salon, Santa Ana, CA. Instalarity
Galerie Mokum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. KunstRai

2015
Galerie Mokum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. PAN Amsterdam
The Gallery, Sculpture by the Lakes, Dorchester, Dorset UK. Drawn
Gallery 1261, Denver, CO. Windows to the Divine and Renaissance of Realism
Gallery 1261, Denver, CO. The Object of Objects
Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH. Master Pieces
Gallery 1261, Denver, CO. Figurative 1
Works on Paper Art Fair, The Gallery, Sculpture by the Lakes, London, England

2014
Haynes Galleries, Nashville, TN. A Treasure Trove of Real Art
The Gallery, Sculpture by the Lakes, Dorchester, Dorset UK. Drawn
Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA. LCAD MFA '14
Arena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA. Palimpsests: MFA Thesis Exhibition
Haynes Galleries, Nashville, TN. The Landscape: Views and Variations
City Hall, Laguna Beach, CA. Laguna College of Art and Design MFA Exhibition

2013
Haynes Galleries, Nashville, TN. A Treasure Trove of Small Things
Principle Gallery, Richmond, VA. Women Painting Women (R)evolution
Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA. LCAD MFA '13
Haynes Galleries, Nashville, TN. Ordinary Objects: Extraordinary Still Lifes
City Hall, Laguna Beach, CA. Laguna College of Art and Design MFA Exhibition

2012
Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, OK. Small Works Exhibition
Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA. Plein Air Invitational
Jackson Historical Society, Jackson, NH. Hudson River Fellowship
OK Hotel Gallery, Seattle, WA. Neo-Aesthetic: J Aristides & Alumni of the Classical Atelier
Haynes Galleries, Nashville, TN and Thomaston, ME. The Portrait in American Realism
Fountainhead Gallery, Seattle, WA. Transitions (3 person show)

2011
Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, OK. Small Works Exhibition
Steele Gallery, Seattle, WA. Classical Drawing: Techniques and Illustration
Steel Gallery, Seattle, WA. Best of Gage
Rosen Gallery, Seattle, WA. Nuance, Classical Atelier Graduate Show
Gallery by the Bay, Stanwood, WA. Unclad

2010
Gage Academy, Seattle, WA. Best of Gage
Gallery by the Bay, Stanwood, WA. Unclad
Rosen Gallery, Seattle, WA. Spitting Image, Self-portrait Show
Rosen Gallery, Seattle, WA. The Gage Open
Matzke Fine Art Gallery, Cameno Island, WA. Small Works Show

2009
Santa Reparata, Florence, Italy. Student Show
Rosen Gallery, Seattle, WA. From Classic to Modern
Rosen Gallery, Seattle, WA. Best of Gage
Gallery by the Bay, Stanwood, WA. Unclad

2008
Bethany Community Church, Seattle, WA. Works From Gage Academy of Art Ateliers
Steele Gallery, Seattle, WA. Best of Gage Student Show
Rosen Gallery, Seattle WA. Works From the Classical Atelier

Awards

Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant 2013, 2015, 2016

Avigdor Arikha Memorial International Residency Scholarship, JSS Civita 2016

Southwest Art Magazine, Artistic Excellence, 3rd Place 2016

Art Renewal Center ARC Salon, Arcadia ContemporaryAward 2016

Art Renewal Center ARC Salon Finalist 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016

Manifest Gallery 5th International Painting Annual, First Place, 2015

European Museum of Modern Art, Figurativas Painting Competition, Pre-selected, 2015  

Albert K. Murray Scholarship, 2013, 2014

LCAD Institutional Grant, 2012, 2013

Artist's Magazine, All Media Art Competition, Grand Prize 2012

Hudson River Fellowship 2012

Portrait Society of America, Certificate of Excellence 2012

Grand Central Academy of Art, Drawing Competition Finalist 2011

Best of Gage Annual Exhibition, Best in Show 2011

Stacey Foundation Scholarship 2011

Art Renewal Center Scholarship 2010

Seattle CoArts Scholarship 2010

Puget Sound Group of Northwest Painters Scholarship 2010

Stanley R. and Robert E. Wright Foundations for the Arts Scholarship, 2008, 2009

Best of Gage Academy Figure Drawing Award, Second Place 2008

Scholastic Silver Key Award 2005

Congressional District Art Award, Second Place 2005

Scholastic Gold Key Award 2004

Community Foundation Culture of Giving Award, First Place 2004

National Renewable Energy Lab Art Award, First Place 2003

Publications

Kinitz, Nina. "Nowy Wymiar Percepcji." Artysta i Sztuka, Spring 2017, pp. 60-71. 

O'hern, John. "Figurative Focus." American Art Collector, Mar. 2017, pp. 36, 38-39.  

Zeller, Robert. The Figurative Artist's Handbook. Monacelli Press, 2016, pp. 122, 157-158.

Agricola, Kim and Askew, Katie. "Artisitic Excellence." Southwest Art, Dec. 2016, p. 71.

Walker, Magaret. "Zoey Frank: Connections and Changes." Nashville Arts Magazine, Oct. 2016, pp. 56-60. 

American Art Collector. "Zoey Frank: Connections and Changes." American Art Collector, Jul. 2016, pp. 80-81.

Fairly, Judith. "Within Each Scene a Story." The Artist's Magazine, Apr. 2016, pp. 62-69.

Gillies, Max. "Focus on Fabrics." Fine Art Connoisseur, Oct. 2015, p. 80.

"Zoey Frank: Explorations and Discoveries." American Art Collector, Oct. 2014, pp. 106-107.

Waters, Jerry. "Explorations and Discoveries." Nashville Arts Magazine, Oct. 2014, pp. 60-63. 

Frank, Zoey. "Palimpsests." Artists on Art Magazine, Summer 2014. artists-on-art.com.

Hafesh, Louise. "Women Painting Women: (R)evolution." The Artist's Magazine, Apr. 2014, p. 15.

Compton, Kelly. "Dining and Wining: An Ageless Theme Endures." Fine Art Connoisseur, Feb. 2014, p. 80.

Gangelhoff, Bonnie. "21 Under 31." Southwest Art Magazine, Sept. 2013, pp. 102-103.

"The Art of the Portrait: Masters Showcase." International Artist Magazine, Feb/Mar. 2013, p. 31. 

Baxter, Emme. "Zoey Frank: Mystery and Emotion." Nashville Arts Magazine, Jan. 2013, pp. 23-25. 

"A Dream of Song." The Artist's Magazine, July/Aug. 2012, pp. 10-11. 

Jessen, Kenneth. "Zoey Frank Focuses on Figurative Work." Reporter Herald, 17 Apr. 2012.

Aristides, Juliette. Lessons in Classical Drawing. Watson-Guptill, 2011, pp. 148, 197. 

Aristides, Juliette. “Kindred Spirits.” Aerospace Art Magazine. Summer 2008. 

Related Experience

Lecturer, University of Colorado Denver (Anatomy for the Artist). 2017

Instructor, Art Students League of Denver. (Constructing the Portrait in Oils, Constructing the Figure in Oils) 2016-present

Boulder Art Workshops (Composition Through Still Life) 2017

Visiting Artist, Laguna College of art and Design, 2016

Instructor, Laguna College of Art and Design (Figure Painting II). 2014

Search Committee for MFA Chair, Laguna College of Art and Design. 2014

Teaching Assistant, Laguna College of Art and Design (Figure Painting I, Figure Drawing I). 2013

Aristides in Florence: Drawing Workshop and Art History Tour. 2009

Studio Assistant for sculptor Caroline Douglas, Boulder, CO. 2006-2012