Harold Edwards

BIOGRAPHY

Education:


1982 M.A. Humanities, Marshall University Graduate College


1975 B.S.  Education (cum laude), West Virginia State College


 


Solo Exhibitions:


The Art Store, Charleston, WV 2008


The Red Door Gallery, Richmond, VA 2008


The Art Store, Charleston, WV 2008, 2002, 1999, 1996


The Clay Center’s Juliet Museum of Art, Charleston, WV 2007


Main Art Gallery, Richmond, VA  2006


The Secret Garden Gallery, Ocracoke, NC 2003


Marion Parson Alden Gallery, Ohio University  2003


West Virginia Institute of Technology, Montgomery, WV  1994


University of Charleston, WV 1990


 


Exhibitions


The Art Store, Charleston, WV. Small Works 2011


The Art Store, Charleston, WV. Formed and Informed 2011


Main Art Gallery, Richmond, VA. Intervals and Progression 2007


The Clay Center’s Juliet Museum of Art, Charleston, WV. Works from the Collection 2004


Marion Parson Alden Gallery, Ohio University, Athens, OH 2003


The Clay Center’s Juliet Museum of Art, Charleston, WV. Appalachian Corridors 2003


Southeastern Ohio Cultural Arts Center, Athens, OH. Art on View 2003


Steinway Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC. Sculpture Spectacular 2002


Cultural Center of Fine Arts, Parkersburg, WV. 2002


French Art Colony, Gallipolis, OH, Annual Juried Exhibition, 2002 (award),  2001 (award),  1999, 1996 (award)


Ohio State Fair, Columbus, OH, Juried Art Exhibition,   2001, 1999


Cultural Center of Fine Arts, Parkersburg, WV, Made of Wood, 2000


The Malton Gallery, Cincinnati, OH, 2000


Southeastern Ohio Cultural Arts Center, OH, Art on View, 2000; Wood,  1997


Sunrise Museum, Charleston, WV, Recent Acquisitions, 2000


Sunrise Museum, Charleston, WV, Allied Artists of West Virginia Invitational,  1998


Columbus Art League Gallery, Columbus, OH, Who New?, 1997


Governor's Mansion, Charleston, WV, Arts & Letters with First Lady Rachael Worby, 1995, 1994


The Southeastern Ohio Cultural Arts Center, Athens, OH, Area Art on View, 1998, 1994, 1992 (Award)


Westmoreland Community College, Latrobe, PA, Westmoreland Arts National, 1997 (award)


The Western Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, CO, Mesa State National,  1997


Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV, Exhibition 280, WV  1997, 1990


Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Images 97, 1997


Muskingham College,  New Concord, OH, Third Annual Musky National,  1996 (Award)


Steifel Fine Arts Center, Oglebay Institute, Wheeling, WV, Crosscurrents, 1994, 1993, 1991, 1990, 1981


(Award)


Lamar Dodd Art Center, La Grange, GA, La Grange National XVI,   1991


WV State Cultural Center, Charleston, WV, West Virginia Juried Exhibition, 1991, 1989, 1985


Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV, Tri-State Artists Annual,   1990, 1986 (Award)


Sunrise Museum, Charleston, WV, Allied Artists of West Virginia ,  1990 (Award), 1988, 1985, 1984


LoHo Gallery, Louisville, KY, To Build a Better Box,   1986


Dairy Barn Cultural Arts Center, ART ON VIEW 2003, AREA ARTISTS 1992


The Cultural Center of Fine Arts, Parkersburg, WV. REGIONAL EXHIBITION, 2002


Sunrise Museum, Charleston, WV, MAKING SPIRITS BRIGHT, 2001; STARRY NIGHT, 2000


The Art Store, Charleston, WV,  LIGHTS, 2001; 25th Anniversary Exhibition, 1998; Table/Mirror, 1997; Box Exhibition, 1996; Art for Schools, 1994; Artists/Friends, 1993; West Virginia & Kentucky Furniture Makers, 1992


Dorothy McRae Gallery, Atlanta, GA, ArtSpace is on the Move,   1992


Sunrise Museum Downtown, Charleston, WV, Harold Edwards & David Riffle,  1992


WV State Cultural Center, Charleston, WV, Fishes, Furniture & Things that Don't Float,  1991


West Virginia State College, Institute, WV, David Riffle & Harold Edwards, 1991


West Virginia State College, WV, Selected Alumni Exhibition,  1990, 1984


University of Charleston, WV,  Critic's Choice,  1990, 1986


West Virginia State College, WV, Sculpture Invitational,  1986


WV State Culture Center, WV, Fun and Fantasy,  1986, 1983


West Virginia Graduate College, WV, Instructor's Group Exhibition,  1983


Professional Artists Cooperative Trust, Charleston, WV, Group Show, 1983


 


Work Experience:


Construction artist represented by:


The Art Store, Charleston, WV


Red Door Gallery, Richmond, VA


Adjunct Professor, WVSU, 2009


Instructor, Virginia Commonwealth University 2003 - 2007


Instructor, Ohio University, Athens, OH  1998 - 2002


Teacher, Kanawha County Schools, Charleston, WV  1989 – 1995, 2007-Present


Teacher, Lincoln County Schools, Hamlin, WV  1975 - 1989


Steel Fabricator, Welding Inc., Charleston, WV  1972 - 1980 (Summers)


Congressional Intern, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, DC  Fall 1970