Alexander T. McBride

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111 West Corbin Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278
House phone: 919.296.9038
Cell phone: 814.777.2434
amcbride@mcbstudio.com

Education

  • M.F.A. in Painting, Cornell University 1964
  • B.F.A. in Painting, Rhode Island School of Design 1962

Workshops in Photography

  • Advanced Photography, Pennsylvania State University, 1970 & 1998 -  University Park, PA  Gerald Lang, Instructor
  • Non-Silver Processes, Visual Studies Workshop, 1976 -  Rochester, NY
  • Personalizing Your Photographs, Apeiron Workshops, 1976 -  Millerton, NY   Linda Conner & Peter de Lory, Instructors
  • Taking the Next Step, Apeiron Workshops, 1976 -  Millerton, NY  Ralph Gibson, Instructor
  • The Portrait, Maine Photographic Workshops, 1977 -  Rockport, ME  Arnold Newman, Instructor
  • Using Rockland Emusion, Peters Valley Craftsmen, 1977 -  Layton, NJ  Hiromitsu Morimoto, Instructor
  • Photo-Silkscreen Printing, Peters Valley Craftsmen, 1978 -  Layton, NJ  Dan Anderson, Instructor
  • Palladium Printing, Peters Valley Craftsmen, 1979 -  Layton, NJ  Ellen Fusco Johnson, Instructor
  • Photography, New York University, 1990 -  New York, NY  William Wegman, Instructor

Workshops in Computer Art

  • Photoshop, MacAcademy Workshops, 1995 -  Washington, DC
  • Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Photoshop, Apple Center, 1996 -  New York, NY
  • PowerPoint, Syllabus Workshops, 1996 -  Pittsburgh, PA
  • Illustrator and Director, MacAcademy Workshops, 1997 -  Boston, MA
  • Computer Graphics, Pennsylvania State University, 1998 -  University Park, PA  Steven Porter, Instructor
  • Digital Photography, Pennsylvania State University, 1999 -  University Park, PA  Gerald Lang, Instructor

Other Workshops Attended

  • Open Block Printmaking, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, 1966 -  Deer Isle, ME  Michael Rothenstein, Instructor
  • Robert Flaherty Film Seminar, Hotchkiss School, 1969 -  Lakeville, CT
  • Philosophy and the Arts, Skidmore College, 1973 -  Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Art of the Revolution, Cooperstown Historical Society, 1975 -  Cooperstown, NY
  • Painting in New York, The School of Visual Arts, 1991 -  New York, NY
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Travel Grant, 1973 -  Research in the Netherlands, Germany, Italy, France & England

Professional Experience

  • Full Professor of Fine Art, Juniata College, 1970 - 2008 - Huntingdon, PA:
    • Department Chair, 1970 - 1988
    • Director of Exhibitions, 1970-1997
    • Beachley Distinguished Professor 2002-03
  • Assistant Professor of Fine Art, Green Mountain College, 1965 - 1970 - Poultney, VT
  • Instructor of Fine Art, Keene State College, 1964 - 1965 - Keene, NH
  • Instructor of Design, Nathaniel Hawthorne College, 1964 - 1965 - Antrim, NH
  • Artist in Residence, The Colleges of St. Paul and St. Mary, 1983 - 84 - Cheltenham, England
  • Guest Artist and Lecturer, 1988:
    • Luxun Academy of Art, Shenyang, China
    • Guangzhou Academy of Art, Guangzhou, China
    • Luoyang University, Luoyang, China
    • Hubei Academy of Art, Wuhan, China
  • Visiting Artist, (Taught course: 4 Space Concepts in Drawing), 1994 - Philipps Universität, Marburg, Germany

Workshops Taught

  • Painting, Hillcrest Inn, 1976 - Ogunquit, Me
  • Black and White Photography, Haystack Mt. School of Crafts, 1976 - Deer Isle, Me
  • Black and White Photography, Peters Valley Craftsmen, 1978 - Layton, NJ
  • Non-Silver Processes, Peters Valley Craftsmen, 1979 - Layton, NJ
  • Non-Silver Processes, Peters Valley Craftsmen, 1980 - Layton, NJ

Solo Shows

  • 2004 Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, PA
  • 2004 Shoemaker Galleries, Huntingdon, PA (Also: 1999, 1997, 1993, 1989, 1987, 1985, 1983, 1980, 1977, 1975,1973, 1971)
  • 1999 Kingsborough College Art Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1992 Point Counter Point, Johnstown Museum of Art, Johnstown, PA
  • 1992 Point Counter Point, Blair Art Museum, Hollidaysburg, PA
  • 1991 San Juan de la Cruz, Shoemaker Galleries, Huntingdon, PA
  • 1985 Chambers Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA (Also: 1971 and 1977)
  • 1984 The College of St. Paul and St. Mary, Cheltenham, England
  • 1976 Wilkes College, Wilkes Barre, PA
  • 1975 The Blackhawk Restaurant, Chicago, IL
  • 1974 Pamplemousse Gallery, Chicago, IL
  • 1972 The Pennsylvania State University, The Capitol Campus, Middletown, PA
  • 1969 Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY
  • 1969 Wilson Castle, Rutland, VT
  • 1968 Green Mountain College, Poultney, VT (Also: 1966)
  • 1964 Franklin Hall Gallery, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Juried Shows

  • 2002 Biennial 2002, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA 
  • 1991 Open Studio, The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
  • 1986 Mid Atlantic Arts Exhibit, Sellins Grove, PA (First Prize)
  • 1986 Huntingdon Arts Festival, Huntingdon, PA
    (Also: 1974, 1975, 1977 (First Prize), 1979 (First Prize), 1980, 1981 (First Prize), 1982)
  • 1983 Group Show, City Hall, Cheltenham, England
  • 1983 Painters of Central Pennsylvania, University Park, PA (Also: 1982)
  • 1982 Arts ¡¯82, Pennsylvania State University, Altoona, PA
  • 1981 Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts, State College, PA
    (Also: 1970 (First Prize), 1972, 1974, 1975, 1977 (First Prize), 1980)
  • 1977 Greater Harrisburg Festival of the Arts, Harrisburg, PA (First Prize), (Also: 1971)
  • 1972 Three Rivers Festival, (By Invitation) Pittsburgh, PA
  • 1970 Fall River Annual, Fall River, MA
  • 1966 Group Show, Society of the Four Arts, West Palm Beach, FL
  • 1964 Group Show, Munson Williams Proctor Institute, Utica, NY
  • 1964 Eastern States Exhibition, Springfield, MA

Collections

  • 1987 PepsiCo Headquarters, Purchase, NY
  • 1982 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Hollywood, CA
  • 1969 Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY

Speaking Invitations

  • 1992 Focus on Art Theory and Education, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1993 Liberal Arts and the Education of the Artist, The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY (Also: 1991)
  • 1988 Guangzhou Academy of Art, Guangzhou, China
  • 1989 Hubei Academy of Art, Wuhan, China
  • 1987 Luoyang University, Luoyang, China
  • 1988 Dalien Institute, Dalien, China
  • 1989 Luxun Academy of Art, Shenyang, China

Artist in Residence

  • Phillips Universität, Marburg, Germany
  • 1988 Dalien Institute, Dalien, China
  • 1983 - 1984 The College of St. Paul and St. Mary, Cheltenham, England
  • 1980 Peters Valley Craftsmen, Layton, NJ (Also: 1979)
  • 1976 Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME
  • 1976 Hillcrest Inn, Ogunquit, ME

Gallery Associations

  • 1981-1989 Mountaintop Gallery, Cresson, PA
  • 1982 Benjamin Mangle Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1974-1975 Pamplamousse Gallery, Chicago, IL

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