BIOGRAPHY

HUNT SLONEM

Hunt Slonem was born on July 18, 1951 in Kittery, ME. He is an American painter, sculptor, and printmaker. He is best known for his Neo-Expressionist paintings of tropical birds, often based on a personal aviary in which he has been keeping from over 100 live birds of various species. His works are included in many important museum collections all over the world; he is exhibiting regularly at both public and private venues and he has recieved numerous honors and awards. 

EDUCATION 
1973 Bachelor of Arts, Tulane University, New Orleans
1972 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS 

2008

Manors of Elegance and Birds of Paradise, Jean Albano Gallery
DTR Modern Galleries, Boston, MA
Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY

2007-8

Gebert Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

2006 Monarchs & Other Royal Subjects, Harmon-Meek Gallery, Naples, FL
Body & Soul, Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2005

Chiaroscuro, Santa Fe, NM
Evansville Museum of Art History & Science
Vered Gallery, East Hampton, NY

2004

Birds, Butterflies, Beings, Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL
Malborough Gallery, Chelsea, New York, NY
Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Handsel Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
Harmon Meek Gallery, Naples, FL
Pensacola Museum of Art, Pensacola, FL
Louisiana Museum of Art & Sciences, Baton Rouge, LA

2003

Morgan Gallery, Kansas City, KS
Harmon-Meek Gallery, Naples, FL
Handsel Gallery, Sante Fe, NM
Alva Gallery, New London, CT
Ten High Street, Camden, ME

2002 Robert McClain Gallery, Houston, TX
Handsel Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Paula Brown Gallery, Toledo, OH
Harmon-Meek Gallery, Naples, FL
Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY
Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL
Vanier Gallery, New York, NY
2001 Robert McClain Gallery, Houston TX
Harman-Meek Gallery, Naples, FL
Marcel Sitcoske Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Vered Gallery, East Hampton, NY
Mariella Gonzalez Lerena Galeria de Arte, Punta del Este, Uraguay
Marlborough, Anguilla
Vanier Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
2000 Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
Marlborough Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Vanier Fine Arts, Scottsdale, AZ
Harman Meek Gallery, Naples, FL
Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1999 Hudson River Museum, New York, NY
Harman-Meek Gallery, Naples, FL
Vanier Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
1998 Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
Robert McClain Gallery, Houston TX
Marcel Sitcoske Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Magidson Gallery, Aspen, CO
Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Robert Thomas Gallery, Orlando, FL
1997 Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME
Tennessee State Museum, Nashville, TN
Pulitzer Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland
Harman-Meek Gallery, Naples, FL
Magidson Fine Art, New York, NY
1996 Art in General, New York, NY (installation)
Robert McClain & Co., Houston, TX
Images Gallery, Toledo, OH
Pulitzer Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland
Still- Zinsel Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Alezander Brest Museum, Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL
Vered Gallery, East Hampton ,NY
Stubbs Book & Co., New York, NY
KNA Studio, Nantes, France
1995 Lannon Gallery, New York, NY
Galeria Greca, Barcelona, Spain
Galeria Ynguanzo, Madrid, Spain
La Galerie, Marassa, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Hall-Barnett Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Michalski Gallery, Manila, Cebu, Philipines
Musee d’Arte Haitien, Port-au-prince, Haiti
1994 Robert McClain & Co., Houston, TX
Zoologish Museum, Amsterdam, Holland
Pulitzer Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland
Morgan Gallery, Kansas City, MO
Galeria Ynguanzo, Madrid, Spain
Fine Arts Gallery, Broward Community College, Fort Lauderdale, FL
1993 Galeri Charlotte Lund, Stockholm, Sweden
Kuntschalter, Cologne, Germany
Lili Belle Foundation, Mentecito, CA
Tilden-Foley Gallery, New Orleans, LA
William King Art Center, Abington, VA
Helander Gallery, New York, NY
Mira Mar Gallery, Sarasota, FL
La Galerie Gustavia, St. Bart, West Idies
1992 Roanoke Museum of Fine Arts, Roanoke, VA
University of Maine at Machias Galleries, Machias, ME
Helander Gallery, New York, NW
Morgan Gallery, Kansas City,MO
La Galerie Gustavia, St. Bart, West Indies
Antoine Laurentin Gallery, Paris, France
KEIO, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
The Time is Always Now, Hong Kong
Marta Hewitt Gallery, Cincinatti, OH
Greater Visions Gallery, Nashville, TN
Images Gallery, Toledo, OH
Tilden-Foley Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1991 Galerie Witteveen, Amsterdam, Holland
Pulitzer Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland
Galerie de Nieuwe Buiten Societert, Zwolle, Amsterdam, Holland
Academy of the Arts, Easton, MD
Charlotte Milburn Fine Art, Oslo, Norway
Vered Gallery, East Hampton, NY
1990 Harcourts Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA
Bergen Museum of Art and Science, Paramus, NJ
Helander Gallery, New York, NY
Galerie Eewal, Leewarden, Holland
Ben Shahn Galleries, William Patterson College, Wayne, NJ
Rosendale Tradgard, Stockholm, Sweden



SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS: 

2009 Cool! Cool! Cool! Cool!, Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL
2004-5

“Painting the Town Red,” Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL    

2004

"Birdspace: A Post-Audubon Artists Aviary,” A Traveling Exhibition
“IV Centuries of Birds in Paintings, Sculptures & Fine Prints,” Clarke Galleries, Stowe, VT, Palm Beach, FL and New York, NY
“Selections from the Permanent Collection,” Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL

2003 “Inaugural Exhibition,” Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA
“Art in the Chambers,” Orange County Arts & Cultural Affairs, Orlando, FL
“The Bold 1980s: A Collector's Vision,” Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA and Ochi Gallery, Ketchum, Idaho
“January White Sale”, Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL
“Where Fashion Meets Art”, Givenchy, New York, NY
“Louis Cane, Isreal Hershberg, Hunt Slonem” Marlborough Gallery, Monte Carlo, Monaco
“Contemporary Art from the Tennessee State Collection,” Tennessee State Museum, Nashville, TN
“Selections from the Collection,” Von Liebig Art Center, Naples, FL
2002 “A Public Trust: Recent Acquisitions at the Museum of Art,” The University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ 
Smith Anderson Editions Gallery, Stewart & Stewart, Palo Alto, CA
“Contemporary Visions of Nature”, Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL
Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA
2001 “XXXV Prix International D'Art Contemporain de Monte Carlo”, Salle des Arts, Monte-Carlo
“Best of Tennessee”, Tennessee State Museum, Nashville, TN
Myers School of Art, University of Akron, Akron, OH
“Reflections”, Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL 
Marlborough Gallery, Monaco
Robert McClain Gallery, New York, NY
Kurt Lidke Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1999 “Calm and Commotion: Abstract Art from the Permanent Collection”, Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS 
“Radiant Children: Art of the East Village- 1980's”, Lamia Ink, New York, NY
“A Legacy Preserved: The First Decade of Collecting Art at the Michner Art Museum,” James A. Michner Art Museum, Doylestown, PA 
“Arco,” Marlborough Gallery, Spain
1998 National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (recent acquistions, contemporary prints)
Marlborough Gallery, Summer Show, New York, NY
MB Modern, New York, NY
"New Works," Heriad Cimino, New Orleans, LA
"Earthly Delights ," Anita Shapolski, New York, NY
"Geoffrey Young Gallery (‘For the Birds), Great Barrington, MA
1997 "Americans in Italy, Italians in America," Teatro de gli Artisti, Rome, Italy
"Modern Myth 1997," 450 Broadway Gallery, New York, NY
"Recent Acquistions," Maier Museum of Art, Lynchburg, VA
1996 "Small Works," Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
W.E.A., "Ties," Milano, Italy
Asian Arts Festival, Feather Installation, Z Gallery, New York, NY
Gotlands Konst Museum, Gotlands, Sweden
"Anima Mundi," Graham Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
"Energism II," Jane Thurn Gallery, New York, NY
"Rediscovering Landscape of the Americas," Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
Gibbs Museum of Art, Charleston, SC
Western Gallery, Western Washington University
Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX
Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, NY
Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
1995 "On Heavenly Wings: Birds: Aspirations," University of Hawaii, Manoa Art Gallery, Honolulu, HI
"The Golden and the Baroque in Contemporary Art", Robert McClain and Co., Houston, TX
"Recent Acquisitions", Colby Museum, Waterville, ME
"Summer Group", Morgan Gallery, Kansas City, MO
"Group Show", Tennessee State Museum, Nashville, TN
1994 Palm Beach Museum, Palm Beach, FL
"No Dogs Allowed", Gallery 28, Boston, MA
"Tennessee 12", Tennessee State Museum, Nashville, TN
"Hunt Slonem, Giane Versace, Thiery Mugler", Bergdorf Goodman, New York, NY
"The Seer", O’Hara Gallery, New York, NY
‘A Special Salute to Merce Cunningham", Cartier, New York, NY
1993 "S.A.F.E. Portfolio", The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Henie-Onstad Kunstsenter, Hokikodden, Norway
"Art, Money, Myth", Palm Beach Commuity Museum, Palm Beach, FL
"Imagine: Art and Environment", National Art Club, New York, NY
"Animal Magnetism:, Gallery Three Zero, New York, NY
"Exquisite Corpse", Drawing Center, New York, NY
"Lust", Marguerite Oestricher Gallery, New Orleans, LA
"Animals", "POWARS", Helander Gallery, New York, NY
1992 "Freedom of Expression ‘92", Metro Pictures, New York, NY
"Bruce Helander, Martin Mull, Hunt Slonem", Sailor Gallery, Margate, NJ
"Works on Paper", Meredith Long Gallery, Houston, TX
"S.A.F.E. Portfolio", Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY
"S.A.F.E. Portfolio", Brooke Alexander Gallery, New York, NY
1991 "Marcel Duchamp’s Mother Potato Masher and otehr works of art", Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond, VA
"Ornithological Structures, Implict/Explicit, Chex L’Oiseau", ASPACE, New York, NY
"Heaven", Trenkmann Gallery, New York, NY
"Recent Acquisitions of Permanent Installation", Roanoke Museum of Fine Art, Roanoke, VA
"Expressive Drawings, Eurpoean & American Art Through the 20th Century", The New York Academy of Art, New York, NY
1990 ‘Feathers, Fur and Fin", Laguna Gloria Museum, Austin, TX
"Two Person Show", Bergen Museum of Art and Science, Paramus, NJ
"Field & Forest- American Landscape", Meredith Long Gallery, Houston, TX