RAY KLEINLEIN

born Columbus, Ohio                             lives Nashville, Tennessee

EDUCATION

Ohio University, OH, Athens, Ohio, Masters of Fine Art, Painting & Art History

Ohio State University and the Columbus College of Art and Design,

    BA, magna cum laude

MUSEUM COLLECTIONS

Canton Museum of Art; Canton, OH

Davidson College; Davidson, NC

CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

American Tire Distributors, Charlotte, NC

Bowling, Bowling and Associates; Memphis, TN

Guardsmark Corporation; Memphis, TN

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Murfreesboro City Hall; Murfreesboro, TN

Emory and Henry College; Emory, VA

Keny Gallery; Columbus, OH

Christa Faut Gallery; Cornelius, NC

Perry Nicole Gallery; Memphis, TN                       

Esther Thomas Atkinson Museum; Hampden-Sydney, VA

Van Every Gallery, Davidson College; Davidson, NC

Smith Gallery, Davidson College; Davidson, NC

Esther Thomas Atkinson Museum; Hampden-Sydney, VA

Ohio University; Athens, OH

Lisa Kurts Gallery; Memphis, TN

Executive Gallery; Columbus, OH

Wile-Kovach Gallery; Columbus, OH

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Parker Gallery; Saint Simons Island, GA            

Anne Neilson Fine Arts; Charlotte, NC

Cumberland Gallery; Nashville, TN

Anne Neilson Fine Arts; Charlotte, NC

Todd Gallery; Middle Tennessee State University; Murfreesboro, TN

Keny Gallery; Columbus, OH

San Francisco Art Fair, San Francisco, CA                     

Art Chicago; Chicago, IL                     

Longwood Center for the Visual Arts; Farmville, VA

Art Miami; Miami, FL

Hampden-Sydney College; Hampden-Sydney, VA

Hunter Museum of American Art; Chattanooga, TN

Esther Thomas Atkinson Museum; Hampden-Sydney, VA

Metrolina; Davidson, NC

1708 Gallery; Richmond, VA; juried show

Dairy Barn Art Center; Athens, OH

Christa Faut Gallery; Cornelius, NC

Hiestand Galleries, Miami University; Oxford,OH; juried show; juror James     Demetrion, Director, Hirshhorn Museum

Cox Fine Art Center; Columbus, OH; juried show 

Bedford Gallery, Longwood College; Farmville, VA

Columbus Museum of Art; Columbus, OH; juried show; juror David Reed, painter

Cultural Arts Center; Columbus, OH

Mansfield Art Center; Mansfield, OH

Shot Tower Gallery; Columbus, OH; juried show; Mary Lou Chess award

Lisa Kurts Gallery; Memphis, TN

GSI Gallery; Cleveland, OH

Greer Museum; Rio Grande, OH

Columbus Museum of Art; Columbus, OH; juried show

    juror Klaus Kertess, curator

Art Center; Zanesville, OH

Bowery Gallery; New York City, NY; juried show; juror William Bailey, painter

Ohio Art League, Grange Building; Columbus, OH

Motorist Building; Columbus,OH

Ohio University; Lancaster, OH

Ohio Northern University; Ada, OH

Wile-Kovach Gallery; Columbus, OH

Executive Gallery, Columbus, OH

AWARDS and GRANTS

National Small Works juried show, Award of Merit; juror Jochen Wierich,

    Curator of Art, Cheekwood Garden & Museum of Art, Nashville, TN

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Professional Artist Fellowship

Davidson College Faculty Research Grant

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Professional Artist Fellowship

Miami University National Young Painters Competition, Second Place; juror     James Demetrion, Director, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C.

Ohio Art League, Mary Lou Chess Award

LECTURES and GALLERY TALKS

Central South University; Changsha, Hunan Province, China

Emory and Henry College; Emory, VA

Esther Thomas Atkinson Museum; Hampden-Sydney, VA

Longwood Center for the Visual Arts; Farmville, VA

Hampden-Sydney College; Hampden-Sydney, VA

Central Piedmont Community College; Charlotte, NC

Davidson College; Davidson, NC

Lynchburg College; Lynchburg, VA

Esther Thomas Atkinson Museum; Hampden-Sydney, VA 

Cultural Arts Center; Columbus, OH

TEACHING 

Middle Tennessee State University; Adjunct, Department of Art; Murfreesboro, TN

Hampden-Sydney College; Visiting Assistant Professor of Fine Arts; Farmville, VA

Hampden-Sydney College; Lecturer, Department of Fine Arts; Farmville, VA

Longwood University; Lecturer, Department of Art; Farmville, VA

Lynchburg College; Lecturer, Department of Art; Lynchburg, VA

Davidson College; Visiting Assistant Professor of Art; Davidson, NC

Hampden-Sydney College; Lecturer, May Term in France; Paris, France

Ohio University; Instructor of Drawing, Foundations Department; Athens, OH 

Ohio University; Teaching Associate, Department of Art History; Athens, OH