Peter Bodnar III lives in Louisville, KY and Vinalhaven, ME. 


  

EDUCATION

  M.F.A. 1976, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
  B.F.A. 1973, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
  Graduate Work 1973-74, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York
  Member of Florida State University Flying High Circus, 1974-75

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  Visiting Lecturer - Drawing & Painting
  Spalding University, Louisville, KY - 2004-to present
  
  Visiting Lecturer - Foundations
  University of Louisville, Louisville, KY - 1984 - 2004

  Visiting Assistant Professor - Painting / Sculpture
  University of Louisville, Louisville, KY - 1983-84, 2001-02

  Assistant Professor and Head of Painting Department
  Louisville School of Art, Louisville, KY - 1976-83

  Graduate Instructor - Basic Drawing
  Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida - 1975

  Graduate Instructor - Figure Drawing and General Drawing
  Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York - 1973-74

GALLERY AFFILIATIONS

  Swanson - Reed Contemporary, Louisville, KY
  New ERA GAllery, Vinalhaven, ME
  
ONE-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
 
  Swanson Contempoary, Louisville, KY - 2003, 2011
  Swanson - Cralle East Market, Louisville, KY - 1999,2001
  Galbreath Gallery, Lexington, KY - 1995
  Swanson - Cralle Gallery, Louisville, KY - 1994
  Heike Pickett Gallery, Lexington, KY - 1991
  Swanson - Cralle Gallery, Louisville, KY - 1991
  Mary Anderson Center for the Arts, St. Francis, IN - 1990
  Artswatch, Louisville, KY - 1989
  Giles Gallery, Eastern KY University, Richmond, KY - 1988
  Elgin Community College, Elgin, Illinois - 1982
  New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art, New Harmony, Indiana - 1982
  Morlan Gallery,Transylvania University,  Lexington, Kentucky - 1982
  Rasdell Gallery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky - 1980
  Bellarmine College, Louisville, Kentucky - 1978
  University of Illinois, Fine Arts Building - 1973

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
  New ERA Gallery, Vinalhaven, ME - 2007-2011
  Green Earth / Vinalhaven- Site-Specific Installations w/ Lida Gordon -Vinalhaven, ME - 2009
  Cultivate Beauty, 930 Art Center, Louisville, KY- 2008
  To Have and To Hold : Artist Couples, Morlan Gallery, Transylvania Univ., Lexington, KY - 2007
  Uncommon Wealth: Legacy of the KY Arts Council Fellowships, Lexington Art League, Lexinton, KY - 2006
  Natural Selections, Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH - 2005
  Lunt Memorial Invitational Exhibition, Capitol Arts Center, Bowling Green, KY - 2003
  HiteVision- Univ. of Louisville Faculty, Louisville, KY - 2002
  Regional Juried Exhibition - Indianapolis Museum of Art / Columbus, Columbus, IN - 2001
  Drawing the Future- LVAA, Louisville, KY - 2000
  Transforming Material - Vinalhaven Press Gallery, Vinalhaven, ME - 1999
  Group Invitational - Actor’s Theater of Louisville, Louisville, KY - 1999
  Artist / Teachers - Allen R. Hite Art Institute, Louisville, KY - 1997
  The River Artists - Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, Owensboro, KY - 1996
  Prints in Series: Process and Product - Morlan Gallery, Transylvania Univ., Lexington, KY - 1994 
  1994 Visual Arts Fellowship Recipients, Images Friedman Gallery, Louisville, KY - 1994
  What's New KY- Morlan Gallery, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY - 1994
  Louisville Paper Invitational - LVAA, Louisville, KY - 1993
  1993 Water Tower Annual- LVAA, Louisville, KY - 1993 
  Beyond Rectangles- Swanson-Cralle Gallery, Louisville, KY - 1993
  Art That Heals- KY Art & Craft Gallery, Louisville, KY - 1992
  Owensboro Nat. Bank & the Arts: Part IV- Owensboro Mus. of Fine Art, Owensboro, KY - 1992
  Lights- Morlan Gallery - Lexington, KY - 1990
  Generations of Artists - Louisville Visual Art Association, Louisville, KY - 1990
  Kentucky to Ecuador - Kingman Foundation Gallery, Quito, Ecuador -1989
  New Works - Triangle Gallery, Lexington, KY - 1989
  The Color is Red - Headley - Whitney Museum, Lexington, KY - 1989
  Recent Paintings - Morlan Gallery - Lexington, KY - 1989
  Fabulous Fakery - KY Art and Craft Gallery, Louisville, KY - 1989
  Color - Liberty Gallery, Louisville, KY - 1989
  For the Garden - KY Art and Craft Gallery, Louisville, KY - 1989
  Kentucky Graphics '88 - Headley-Whitney Museum, Lexington, KY - 1988
  Political Statements - Zephyr Gallery, Louisville, KY - 1988
  See The Light - KY Art and Craft Gallery, Louisville, KY - 1988
  On Target - an invitational, Zephyr Gallery, Louisville, KY - 1988
  Beyond Tradition - Contemporary Forms, Owensboro Museum of Art, Owensboro, KY - 1988
  Mid-States Art Exhibition, Evansville Museum of Arts and Science, Evansville, IN - 1987
  Flamboyance, Fragmentation & the Sublime - Water Tower Art Association, Louisville, KY - 1987
  Mask Invitational - KY Art & Craft Gallery, Louisville, KY - 1987
  Southern Abstraction - City Gallery of Contemporary Art, Raleigh, NC - traveling - 1987
  Regional Expression - Center for Contemporary Art, Lexington, KY - 1987
  Univ. of Louisville Group Show - Group Invitational - U of L Gallery, Louisville, KY - 1988
  Artists / Teachers - Water Tower Art Association, Louisville, KY - 1986
  Art in Architecture: Relationship & Process - KY Art and Craft Foundation Gallery, Louisville, KY - 1986
  Summer Group Show - Toni Birckhead Gallery, Cincinnati, OH - 1986
  One-of-a-Kind Prints - Louisville Art Gallery, Louisville, KY - 1986
  Collaborative Effort, with Cal Kowal, "Unique Buying Opportunities", funded by the NEA
    Water Tower Art Association, Louisville, KY - 1985
  The Artist and the Computer II - Southern Arts Federation Traveling Exhibition
    Louisville Art Gallery, Louisville, KY - 1985
  Signs and Symbols - Liberty Gallery, Louisville, KY - 1984
  Landscape '84 - Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH - 1984
  J.B. Speed Rental and Purchase Gallery, Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY - 1983 - 84
  Regional '83 - Martha White Gallery, Louisville, KY - 1983
  Art From Scrap - Louisville Art Gallery, Louisville, KY - 1983
  Invitational Art Exhibit - Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington, KY - 1983
Prints/1983: Made in Kentucky - Traveling Exhibition, Louisville Art Gallery, Louisville, KY - 1983
Emerging Kentucky Artists - State Capitol Gallery, Frankfort, KY - 1983
Regional Collage Invitational - Liberty Gallery, Louisville, KY - 1983
Hearts for Arts Sake - Park Gallery, Louisville, KY - 1983
U of L Faculty Exhibition - Alan R. Hite Gallery, Louisville, KY - 1983
Fire I - Regional Juried Exhibition - "Red Light Review" performance, Art Center Association, Louisville, KY - 1983
Air I - Regional Juried Exhibition, Art Center Association, Louisville, KY - 1982
Earth I - Regional Juried Exhibition, Art Center Association, Louisville, KY - 1981
Out of the Pocket - New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art, New Harmony, IN - 1981
     Artlink - Fort Wayne, IN
     Herron Gallery - Herron School of Art, Indianapolis, IN
If And or But - Group Show/Event, 131 W. Main, Louisville, KY - 1981
Showcase 21 - Art Center Association, Louisville, KY - 1981
Imagery/Abstraction - Group Invitational, Herron School of Art, Indianapolis, IN -1981
Artistoys - WHAS Gallery, Louisville, KY - 1980
Four-Person Watercolor Invitational - College of the Redwoods, Eureka, CA - 1980
National Mask Invitational - Performance and exhibit of performance objects - Liberty Gallery, Louisville, KY - 1980
L.S.A. Faculty Exhibition, Kentucky State University, Frankfort, KY - 1980
The Artist Looks at Himself- Group Invitational- Bellarmine College Gallery, Louisville, KY - 1980
Faculty/Student Show - Skydome Gallery, Lexington, KY - 1979
Mail Art Etc. - University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado - 1979
     Tyler University, Philadelphia, PA - 1979
     Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL- 1979
Southeastern Painting Competition - S.E.C.C.A., Winston-Salem, NC - 1979
Hyatt Regency Louisville Exhibition - J.B. Speed Museum, Louisville, KY - 1978
L.S.A. Faculty Show - Actors Theater, Louisville, KY - 1978
Mid-States Art Exhibition - Museum of Arts and Sciences, Evansville, IN - 1977
Fresh Paint - KY Arts Commission Traveling Exhibition of KY Painters
     Northern Kentucky Arts Council Gallery - Covington
     Liberty Gallery - Louisville
     Owensboro Museum of Fine Art - Owensboro
     Murray State University - Murray
     Spalding College Art Gallery - Louisville
     Kentucky State University - Frankfort
     Centre College - Danville
     University of Kentucky - Lexington
     Morehead State University - Morehead
Faculty/Student Exhibition - Liberty Gallery, Louisville, KY - 1977
Faculty Exhibition - Louisville School of Art, Louisville, KY - 1977-82
BODNAR-CURRO-GORDON - Stairways Gallery, Louisville, KY - 1976
National Print and Drawing Show - Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois - 1972

GROUP SHOWS with ECLECTIC —LOUISVILLE ARTISTS COLLABORATIVE
 "WINDOW WORKS"- a 35 minute documentary aired on local public access channels - 1982
 Eclectic Window Works - an on-going series of installations and performances in downtown store windows - 1980-81
 "Mayday Kentucky" - Lockport, Ky. - 1980, 1981
 "Be Famous for Two Minutes..." - a videotape performance for public access cable, Louisville, KY. - 1980
 Strategies: Artists in the Eighties - Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH - 1979
 Palmyra Bait/Eclectic Large Images - Palmyra, IN - 1979
 "Simultaneous Ground Hog Mail in Show" - Eclectic Cooperative Gallery, Louisville, KY - 1979
 "Transmission, Absorption, Reflection"  - Group Installation - Center for Photographic Studies, Louisville, KY - 1978
 "The Bedroom" - Art Center Association, Louisville, KY - 1978
 ''Glyphormance'~ - Center for Photographic Studies, Louisville, Kentucky - 1977
 "Eclectic" - Center for Photographic Studies, Louisville, KY - 1977
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES


 VISITING ARTIST
 University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY-2002
 Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY - 2001
 University of Louisville, Louisville, KY - 1996
 Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY - 1988
 University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY - 1986
 Elgin Community College, Elgin, Illinois, 1982
 Transylvania University, Lexington, KY - 1982
 St. Louis Community College, Florissant, MO - 1981

PANELIST

"The New Myth: Earthstory Rising", WATER panelist, M. Anderson Center for the Arts, St.Francis, IN - 1990
"Collaborative Effort Symposium", WTTA, Louisville, KY, 1985
"Art Galleries: Hardware & Software", Kentucky Arts Commission Conference, Frankfort, KY, 1978

GRANTS, AWARDS and RESIDENCIES
Professional Development Grant, KY Arts Council - 2003
$1,000 Second Prize, Arts on Main, Julien Robson, Juror, Shelbyville, KY - 2000
Al Smith Fellowship, KY Arts Council Grant - 1993
Mary Anderson Center for the Arts, St. Francis, IN - Spring 1990

SELECTED WRITING AND LECTURES

"Unique Buying Opportunities" - Mail-order catalog as part of "Collaborative Effort"
Water Tower Art Association, 1985
"Eclectic Approaches", Artist Lecture Series
Vinalhaven, Maine 1985
"ECLECTIC Approaches, or More Than One Cook in the Kitchen"
Art Center News Forum, May 1984
"SIGN READING: Symbols in Context, Vernacular Signals at Work"
Lecture in conjunction with  Signs and Symbols , March 1984

EXHIBITIONS CURATED

"Marvin Finn" - The first one-person show of this original black artist (w/ catalog)
  Louisville School of Art Gallery, 1982
"Hiram Williams - Recent Works" - L.S.A. Gallery 1979
"3 California Painters: B. Benson, T. Lieber, S. Lago" - L.S.A. Gallery 1978
"Bea Nettles, Charles Traub, Victor Landwebber" - L.S.A. Gallery 1977





SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Aegon Corp.
Bank One
Brown - Forman Distilleries
Louisville Water Company
University of Louisville
Florida State Univ. Art Museum
Alliant Health Inc.
Cooper's & Lybrand Corp.
Sallie Bingham
William Wiley

MURALS / LARGE IMAGES / ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN

Palmyra Bait/Eclectic Large Images, Palmyra, IN - 1979
Louisville Palace Theater (w/ LSA students), Louisville, KY -1980
Kammerer Middle School Library (w/ LSA students), Louisville, KY -1981
Holiday Manor Walk (LA GRANDE JATTE comes to Louisville), Louisville, KY -1985
Jewish Hospital Outpatient Center Pedway, Louisville, KY - 1986
Citizen's Fidelity / former Penney's Building, Louisville, KY - 1987 Proposed
Norton's Hospital Parking Garage, Louisville, KY - 1987 Proposed
Louisville Water Co. Lobby, Louisville, KY - 1988 Proposed
Brentom Garden Center, St. Mathews, KY - 1988
Good Neighbor Food Coop, Louisville, KY - 1990
Theater Square / Ohio Theater Murals, Louisville, KY - 1991
ROCK IT Club, Louisville, KY - 1992
5th St. PARC Garage, Louisville, KY - 1992
Baxter Station, Louisville, KY - 1992 / 1994
Louisville Falls Fountain, Louisville, KY - 1992
Coyote's, Louisville, KY - 1992
Coyote's, Oldenberg Brewery, Ft. Mitchell, KY - 1993
Louisville Courier-Journal, Louisville, KY (lobby re-design) - 1994-5
Harper’s Restaurant, Louisville, KY - 1995
Squirrely’s Magic Tea Room, Louisville, KY - 1997
Louisville Water Company, New Headquarters, Louisville, KY-1998
St.Joseph’s Children’s Home, Dining Hall, Louisville, KY-2000
Fountain Fish, Adventure Playground, Waterfront Park, Louisville, KY - 2003