​Edgar Sorrells-Adewale - Mixed Media Artist


EDUCATION:

2004, "Certificate in Digital Imaging", The Corcoran College of Arts & Design, Washington,DC.

1971,  M.F.A., Art, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA.

1969,  B.S., Art Education, Morgan State College now University, Baltimore, MD.

TEACHING:

2009-2012, Adjunct Faculty, School of Arts & Design, SFCC, Santa Fe, NM.

1976-2005, Professor, Department of Art, Howard University, Washington, DC.

1971-1975,  Instructor, Department of Art, Cheyney State College now University, Cheyney, PA. 

​EXHIBITIONS:

2014, "Art in Embassies Exhibition", U.S. Embassy Niamey, Republic of Niger, West Africa.

2012, "Full Spectrum, Prints from the Brandywine Workshop", Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA.

          "About Time", Salve Regina Gallery, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC.

2007, "Celebrating 40 Years", James Backas Gallery, Maryland State Arts Council, Baltimore, MD.

​2005-1977, "Faculty Exhibitions", Gallery of Art, Howard University, Washington, DC.

2003, "NEW", Rockville Arts Place, Rockville, MD.

2002, "Convergence", J.E.L.M.A., Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD.

            "Critics' Picks", Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD.

1997, "Seeing Jazz", International Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC.

           "In Search of Balance: The Artist/Scholar", Arts & Industries Building, Smithsonian Institution,

            Washington, DC.

1996, "An Installation", Gallery 2, Howard County Center for the Arts, Elliott City, MD.

1995, "Crosscurrents 95: Soulmates", The Art Gallery, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

​1994, "Recent Works", Main Gallery, Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, Laurel, MD.

AWARDS & RESIDENCIES:

2003,  Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, U.S. Capital Region/Mexico Cultural Exchange Visiting Artist, Universidad

             Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Mexico.

2001,  Maryland State Arts Council "Individual Artist Award in Visual Arts: Three Dimensional for 2001"

1996,  (June/July), Artist Grant, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT.

1995,  Fellowship, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Mt. San Angelo, Sweet Briar, VA.

1973,  Travel /Study Grant, West Africa, African American Institute, New York, NY.

COMMISSIONS:

1996, "STS-71", Collage commemorating Atlantis-Mir docking, NASA, Washington, DC.

1989, "Blessings", Collage, GSA commission, an Art-in-Architecture Program award, Joseph P. Addabbo Federal

             Building, Jamaica Queens, NY.  See: www.loc.gov/item/2010720116

PUBLICATIONS: (appeared in the following)

​2016,  (May), Exhibition Catalog, Art in Embassies Exhibition, Published by Art in Embassies, U.S. Department of

             State, Washington, DC.

​2002, (December), "Convergence"  Exhibition Catalog, J.E.L.M.A., Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD.

2001-2002, Critics ' Residency Program, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD.

1993,  Astonishment & Power: Kongo Minkisi & The art of Renee' Stout, Exhibition Book, published by the

            Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington and London. 

1992,  "C", The Magazine of Contemporary Art, Spring Issue, Published by "C": The Magazine of Contemporary

             Art, Toronto, Canada.

1990,  Third Text: Third World Perspectives on Contemporary Art & Culture, Autumn Issue, published by Kala

             Press, London, England.

​1984,  (Spring) The Artary, published by The National Conference of Artists, vol. 1, no. 2.

1983,  VISIONS, works by Contemporary Minority Artists, Photographers, Writers and Craftspeople, vol.2, no. 1.

1981,  (January/February), Art Voices, An independent art journal serving regional artist and collectors

             throughout the United States.