John Hull & Barbara Duval
New Works

Oct. - Dec., 2007

This exhibition presented the works of two College of Charleston Studio Art faculty, painter John Hull and printmaker Barbara Duval.

John Hull
New Works

John Hull is a new member of the Studio Art faculty at the College of Charleston.  He is Professor of Painting and Chair of the Studio Art department. Born in New Haven, Connecticut, he received a B.A. from Yale University in 1977 and an M.F.A. from the University of Illinois, Urbana – Champaign in 1981.  He has exhibited nationally, with solo exhibitions at Tatischeff Gallery, the New Museum of Contemporary Art and Grace Borgenicht Gallery all in New York City; CO; Kohn-Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, LA; the J.B. Speed Museum, Louisville, KY; the Edwin A. Ulrich Museum, Wichita, KS; and Nancy Lurie Gallery, Chicago, IL. Group exhibitions include “The 1980’s: A New Generation”, the Metropolitan Museum of Art; “The Artist at Ringside”, The Butler Museum of American Art; “Romance and Irony”, National Gallery of New Zealand; “The Figure: Another Side of Modernism”, the Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art; and “The 179th Annual Invitational Exhibition of American, Art”, the National Academy of Design.

Professor Hull has received numerous awards, including four National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artists Fellowships, a Maryland Arts Council Visual Artist Fellowship, the Thomas Benedict Clarke Prize for Painting in 2004 from the National Academy of Design and the Achievement Award in 1995 from American Artist Magazine for Acrylic Painting.

Hull’s work may be found in public collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Denver Art Museum, the Israel Museum, the New Museum of Contemporary Art, Greenville County Art Museum, the Edwin A. Ulrich Museum and the Yale University Art Gallery.

Barbara Duval

Barbara Duval Professor of printmaking and has been teaching at the College for over 20 years.  She was born and raised in the hardscrabble section of Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, New York, and received a BFA Degree from Pratt Institute and an MFA from Yale University.  In 1982, after completing her studies at Yale, she took a position at the College of Charleston. 

In 1985-86 Duval was the recipient of a Belgian American Educational Foundation Fellowship to study painting and graphic art in Belgium, and a Fulbright Fellowship to Berlin Germany in 1987-88.  Other awards that she has received include a MacDowell Colony Fellowship, two South Carolina Arts Commission Individual Artist Fellowships, a D.A.A.D. Grant to Germany, an NEH Summer Stipend and two Ford Foundation Grants.  In addition, she has been an Artist in Residence at the Brandywine Workshop in Philadelphia, the Vermont Studio Center Press, the National Centre Frans Masereel in Belgium, and the Altos de Chavon Cultural Foundation in the Dominican Republic.  In 2001 she received the College of Charleston’s Distinguished Research Award. 

Duval’s work has been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in galleries and museums in the United States and abroad, and is included in numerous public and private collections, among them: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, the Fogg Art Museum, and the Contemporary Art Center in Osaka Japan.  At the College of Charleston, Professor Duval teaches all forms of printmaking, and sometimes painting and drawing.

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