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Stephen Von Mason

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20161122202515-museum_visit
Museum Visit, 2016 Oil on Canvas 48" X 36", © SVM
20161123183548-turning_point
Turning Point, 2016 Oil on Canvas 48" X 36" © SVM
20140309235615-ideas_of_liberty
Ideas of Liberty, 2012 Oil on Canvas 48" X 36" © SVM
20140618155822-ida-a_sword_among_lions
Ida: A Sword among Lions - A Juried Award Winner , 2014 Oil on Canvas 48 X 60 X 1,5 Inches © SVM
20131107170516-14
From the Age of Reason til Infinity, 2011 Oil on Canvas 60" X 48" © SVM
20130811003233-5
Eminent: Ode to Isaac Murphy, 2013 Oil on Canvas 48" X 60" © SVM
20140923020913-queen_nefertari_greets_osiris
Queen Nefertari greets Osiris, 2014 Oil on Canvas 60" X 48" © SVM
20150807154928-counsel
"Counsel", 2015 Oil on Canvas 30" X 48" © SVM
20140119220812-queen_hatshepsut-from_princess_to_king
Queen Hatshepsut: From Princess to King, 2014 Oil on Canvas 60" X 48" © svm
20140323175814-toussaint_l_ouverture
Toussaint L'Ouverture, 2014 Oil on Canvas 30 X 48 X 1.5 Inches © SVM
20140716012529-the_powerful_and_the_beautiful
The Powerful and the Beautiful , 2014 Oil on Canvas 30" X 48" © SVM
20140412003422-lorraine_hansberry
Lorraine Hansberry , 2014 Oil on Canvas 30" X 48" © SVM
20130618000032-alonzo_clayton
Alonzo Clayton, 2013 Oil on Paper 30" X 22" © SVM
20130518222015-isaac_murphy
Isaac Murphy, 2013 Oil on Paper 30" X 22" © SVM
20130716044559-willie_simms
Willie Simms, 2013 Oil on Paper 30" X 22" © SVM
20151003161334-ankhesenamun
Ankhesenamun, 2015 Oil on Canvas 30" X 40" © svm
20150722042832-3f
Jimmy Winkfield, 2013 Oil on Paper 30: X 22" © SVM
20130719174717-giants_among_us__oil_on_canvas__60in_x_72in__2013
Giants Among Us, 2013 Oil on Canvas 60" X 72" © SVM
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
South Bend, IN
Birth year
1954
Lives in
San Francisco Bay Area
Works in
Bay Area
Schools
ity of Notre Dame - College Preparatory - SB, IN, 1971, no degree
John Herron School of Art - Indpls, IN, 1977, BFA
San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI), 1979, MFA
Tags
figurative, mixed-media
Statement

Bio

Stephen Von Mason (American, 1954 -) BIBLIOGRAPHY 1954 Born: South Bend, Indiana - 1971 – 1972 Studied figure drawing at the University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN – college preparatory 1973 – 1977 Studied printmaking and painting at John Herron School of Art, BFA, Indianapolis, IN 1977 –1979 Studied printmaking and painting at the San Francisco Art Institute, MFA, San Francisco, California 1981 – 1983 Taught at the University of California, Berkeley, California with the ASUC division 1991 Lectured at San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA and the Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA 1992, 2008 Teaching art at Making Waves Academy, Richmond, CA 2010 – 2011 Taught painting over the summer at the Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA 2012 Received an invitation from President Barack Obama to present my Art Program’s success with Making Waves Academy to the “President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities” at a Salon Hosted by Pamela Joyner in San Francisco. Other presenters were, Alfre Woodard, Theaster Gates, Louis Vuitton and Pixar. 

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

 

     2015              American Cancer Society - Auction - Blackhawk Museum, Danville, CA 

 

     2014              Color - Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, Brooklyn, NY

                           Figuratively Speaking - Agora Gallery, Chelsea New York, NY

                           In Search of Humanity - Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, Blue

                           Mountain Lake, NY - solo exhibit

                           #Seemetakeover - Times Square largest video Billboard, New York, NY

 

     2013               Saatchi Screen - Saatchi Gallery. London, England

                            Story of the Creative - Angel Orensanz Foundation for Contemporary Art

                            and the See//Exhibition Space, LIC, Queen, NY

                            Creative Rising - See//Exhibition Space, LIC, Queens, NY

                            Faith - SF 49ers Vernon Davis, Gallery 85, San Jose, CA

 

     2011                Faculty Exhibit - Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA

 

AWARDS and RECOGNITION

     

     2014                Publishers Choice Award, Art&Beyond Magazine, September/October                                  

                              Issue - 2014, Morton Grove, IL

                              ArtSlant Prize - Showcase Winner, 4th round – painting,

                              ARTslanT - Chicago, IL

                               Fourth Annual Figurative Exhibition – Special Recognition Award in

                               Painting, LSTOL Gallery – Jupiter, FL

   

      1992                Eureka Fellowship Finalist, Fleishacker Foundation, nominated by

                               Robert Flynn Johnson – Auchenbach Collection – Palace of the

                               Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA

 

SELECTED ARTICLES

 

Lemonidou, Eve, a two page spread with 4 color reproductions, International Contemporary Artists – Volume VIII – May 2014

     Sinclair, Theresa, a quarter page expose, one color reproduction and review,                            Art is Spectrum Magazine – Agora Gallery - May 2014

     Klaber, Karen, color reproduction on the cover and on page 2, The East Bay Monthly –            March issue - 2014

    Ventitre01, two color reproductions, Ventitre01-Roma Magazine – spring issue -            Ventitre01 Art and Investments – Rome, Italy - 2014

Reeves, Ingrid, Four color reproductions, Artist Portfolio Magazine – “San Francisco vs Chicago”, Issue 16, Spring, 2014 

 

Stephen Von Mason  -  email – stephenmasonart@gmail.com

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