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Floyd Atkins

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Lives in
Chicago

Works in
Chicago

Representing galleries
Member of The Portrait Society of America

Tags
mixed-media, figurative, abstract

Statement

Floyd Atkins lives and works in Chicago. A graduate of Clark University with a Degree in Fine Art, Floyd studied under the renowned artist John Riddle. He also studied at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta and the Art Institute of Chicago, where he lectured on Art History in the early eighties. His work has been purchased by various city government agencies, as well as private collectors such as Master Collector, Paul Jones.Floyd is published in a ''How to Book'' by the Chinese Government for their students to study. He was recently nominated for the 2003 Joan Mitchell's Painters and Sculptors Grant. In 2004, Floyd was one of eleven artist from the United States invited to the 8th annual Summer Summit in Poetovio, Slovenia.

Recent Exhibits

Floyd Atkins participated in these exhibits:

Oct, 2013 Diasporal Rhythms: A Ten Year Love Affair with Collecting Art of the African Diaspora
Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts - University of Chicago
 
Jan, 2010 We The People Who Are Blacker Than Blue
Prairie State College
 
Oct, 2009 "A Foot In The Grave"
Icosahedron Gallery
 
Apr, 2009 The Demons Of Consciousness
Icosahedron Gallery
 
Jan, 2009 The Abstract Truth
Concordia University Chicago
 
Oct, 2008 NOT JUST ANOTHER PRETTY FACE
Hyde Park Art Center
 
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