Awards

 

2012 Finalist, 14th Annual International Portrait Competition hosted by the Portrait Society of America

2011 Finalist, Scottsdale Salon of Fine Art Juried Show and Competition

2010 Certificate of Excellence, 12th Annual International Portrait Competition hosted by the Portrait Society of America

2008 Certificate of Excellence, 10th Annual International Portrait Competition hosted by the Portrait Society of America

 

Exhibitions

 

Freeman's  Exhibition, Philadelphia PA, 2012 http://www.studioincamminati.org/freemans.php

Scottsdale Salon of Fine Art, Legacy Gallery, Scottsdale AZ, 2011

The Figure Now/Exhibition 2011, Fontebonne University Fine Arts Gallery, St. Louis MO, 2011

Gratz Gallery and Conservation Studio, Doylestown PA, 2010

Bucks Gallery of Fine Art, Newtown PA, 2009

Studio 21 Gallery, "The Art of Drawing", Charlotte NC, 2008

Forbes Magazine Gallery, New York City NY, 2007

American Red Cross Benefit Show, Princeton NJ, 2006, 2008

Union League of Philadelphia, Philadelphia PA, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

Philadelphia Open Studio Tour, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

Daylesford Abbey, Paoli PA, 2004

 

Media Appearances and Publications

 

American Artist Magazine, Twelve Artists to Watch, January 2012

Artist Daily, Interweave Publications, 2011   http://www.artistdaily.com/blogs/theartistslife/archive/2011/05/01/may-i-introduce-stephen-early.aspx

American Painter Video Magazine, spring edition, featured artist,  2011

Star Wars Vision, J.W. Rinzler and George Lucas, hardcover book, 2010

WHYY Friday Arts, monthly televised show, October 2010

American Artist, magazine, March 2007

 

Commissions

 

Richard Carlin, Philadelphia PA

Dr. Kwon, Philadelphia, PA

Honorable Judge William Hart Rufe III, Bucks County PA

Stanley Angelo Sr. and Romolo Angelo, Westinghouse Lighting Corp.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Craniofacial Patient Portraits

Henry Siegel, Founder Sea Gull Lighting Company

 

Teaching Experience

 

Instructor, Studio Incamminati, Philadelphia PA

Instructor for Nelson Shanks Workshops, Studio Incamminati, Philadelphia PA

Teaching Assistant for Nelson Shanks, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach FL, 2004, 2005, 2006

Teaching Assistant for Nelson Shanks, Studio Incamminati, Philadelphia PA, 2003, 2004

Teaching Assistant for Nelson Shanks, Art Students League, New York City NY

New York Academy of Art, New York City NY, 2002

Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia PA, 2002

 

Stephen Early Workshops

 

Figure Painting, Raleigh NC, March 2012

Figure Painting, Charlotte, NC, Sept. 2008, April 2010

Figure Painting, Torpedo Factory Art League, Alexandria, VA, Sept. 2008, January 2011

Form Painting, Studio Incamminati, Philadelphia PA,  July 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

Figure Painting, Queens Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina, March 2007

Figure Painting, Queens Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina, February 2006

 

Education

 

Studio Incamminati, Philadelphia PA

Art Students League with Nelson Shanks, New York City NY

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia PA

Art Institute of Philadelphia, Philadelphia PA