Exhibitions

Selected Exhibitions of Joe MacGown's Art

International Group Exhibitions

2017, July-August. International Surrealism Now. The Palace of Mafra, Mafra, Portugal.

2016, 27 August-30 October. The Art for Peace Traveling Show. Galerie Flox, Dresden, Germany.

2016, 29 July - 29 August. The Antipodes Project. The Fridge Gallery, Washington, D.C.

2016, 21-26 March. AOI Peace Across Europe Show. Atelier Gustave Gallery, Paris, France. Group exhibition.

2016, 1 February–1 March. International Surrealism Now - 2016. Group exhibition featuring international artists at Coimbra, Portugal.

2016, 21 January–19 February. LUSO-American Surrealism of the 21st Century. Group exhibition featuring international artists at the Cullis Wade Depot Gallery at Mississippi State University, MS.

2015, 21 March - 14 April. "Dreams and Divinities?" Group show at LumineArte Gallery, Dallas, Texas.

2015, 24 January - 14 March. "No Body, No Evidence, Right?" Group show at LumineArte Gallery, Dallas, Texas.

2015, 21 Feb - 14 March. "Mnemosyne?" Group show at LumineArte Gallery, Dallas, Texas.

2015, 30 May - 30 June. "The Garden of Fernal Delights" Book and Traveling Show Launch. BASH Contemporary Gallery, 210 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, CA.

2014, 15-30 November. Endangered Visions/International Art Exhibit. NCCA Gallery, 633 General Luna St. Intramuros, Manila, Philippines.

2014, October. Endangered Visions – International Surreal/Visionary/Pop Surreal/Lowbrow Art Exhibition. Manila, Philippines.

2014, 6-27 June, Group exhibition of collaborative artwork with Bernard Dumaine and others at galerie Rivaud in Poitiers, France.

2014, 22 March - 26 April. LUSO-American Surrealism of the 21st Century. LumineArte Gallery, Dallas, Texas.

2013, 2-16 March. The Omnia Scroll Exhibition II, 2013. Art Studio, Via Calnova, 9/A San Dona di Piave, Venice, Italy.

2012, 1-30 June. Cadavre Exquis. Exhibition curated by Gloria Holwerda-Williams. Kulter. Proeflokaal, 1055 BN Amsterdam Eramusparkbuurt. Two collaborative pieces in show.

2011, 5 October - 26 November - The Energy Art Movement show at the Meridian Musuem of Art in Meridian, MS.

2011, April 22 – May 22 - Energy Art Salon Competition 2011, Exhibition Center "Dialog" 37/9 Bolshaya Moskovskaya Street Veliky Novgorod, 173004 Russia.

2011, April 2 - 23 - Collaborative drawings by Bernard Dumaine and friends and a dedication of Bernard Dumaines' book of collaborative artwork entitled Miximages. Galerie XXIV et Cafe des Artistes 21, Rue de la doche verte Angouleme, France.

2010, 9 July - 3 August - Energizing Radiance 2010 - Exhibition of the Energy Art Movement, Gallery Fifty Six, 2256 Central Ave., Memphis, TN.

2010, 15 Jan. -25 Feb. 2010 - Group show for annual Energy Art Salon Exhibition at Murphy Hill Gallery located on the third floor of the historic Sears & Roebuck Bldg. at 3333 W Arthington St. Chicago, Illinois 60624, USA (http://www.murphyhillgallery.com/ ).

2009, 11 July - 2 August - Energy Art Movement International Group Exhibition at Sunrise Gallery in Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA.

2008, 5-19 Jan.- A collaborative drawing done with Bernard Dumaine, entitled "Honeymoon" included in an exhibition in Champniers, France at the La Mediatheque gallery.

Solo Exhibitions

2017, 26 January–11 March. Solo exhibition at the Gum Tree Museum of Art, 211 West Main Street Tupelo, MS.

2015, 16 March - 28 April. One man show at Aust Gallery, East Mississippi Community College, Scooba, MS.

2014, 15 May-15 July (15 May, 6:00 PM reception), One man show, "Joe MacGown's Surreal and Semi Strange Visions." Mississippi Modern Homesteading Center, 402 Lake Valley Road, Starkville, MS.

2013, 1-31 August. One man show at the Rosenzweig Arts Center, Columbus, MS. Opening reception on August 1st from 5:30-7 pm.

2012, 28 Sept- 17 Oct. One man show, "From Bugs to the Bizarre", at Giles Gallery, Mississippi State University.

2011, May 3 - August 31 - One man show entitled "Subconscious Meandering" at the Depot Gallery above the welcome center at Barnes and Nobles on the Mississippi State campus, Starkville, MS.

2009, 25 April - 2 May- One man show at the Eupora Fine Arts Center in Eupora, MS with reception on 25 April from 6-8 PM.

2008, 17 Sept-8 October - One man show at Aust Hall, East Mississippi Community College in Scooba, MS.

Regional/Local Group Exhibitions

2017, May-30 October. Incredible Insects Exhibition in Science Station. Louisiana Art and Science Museum, Baton Rouge.

2017, 22 April (7:00-10:00 pm). Earth Day Art Expo. Rick's Cafe Americain, Starkville, MS.

2017, 11 March. Group show at Wild Rose Studios, Starkville, MS.

2017, 6 March - 8 May (reception on 23 March 2017, 5:30-7:00 pm). Small Works Show. Group show at the Greater Starkville Development Partnership Gallery at 200 Main Street in Starkville, MS.

2017, 4 March. Secret Show (Group Exhibit, Live Painting). Link Centre, Tupelo, MS.

2017, 14 January. Art Expo at Rick's Cafe Americain, Starkville, MS.

2016, 3 December. "Made in Mississippi" group exhibition at Nine Twenty Nine Coffee Shop, Starkville, MS.

2016, 20 October - 1 November. The Odd Ball, The Almost Circle Gallery, Biloxi, MS.

2016, 15 September - 7 November. SAAC Abstract Exhibition, group show at the Greater Starkville Development Partnership Gallery at 200 Main Street in Starkville, MS. 

2016, 4 October - 1 December. Oberfest Exhibition at Studio 230, Cleveland, MS. 

2016, 5-7 May. Group Exhibition, Main Street, Columbus, MS. 

2016, 16 April. Cotton District Arts Festival, Starkville, MS. (Booth and first place in painting division). 

2016, 2 April. "Made in Mississippi" group exhibition at Nine Twenty Nine Coffee Shop, Coffee Shop, Starkville, MS. 

2016, 25 January–26 February. Poignant Translations of Life in Mississippi. Three person exhibition featuring surreal and expressive works by Joe A. MacGown, Joseph H. MacGown, and Laurie Burton at Eula Bass Gallery at Jones County Junior College in Ellisville, MS. 

2015, 10 November–11 January. SAAC Holiday Showcase. Group show at the Greater Starkville Development Partnership Gallery at 200 Main Street in Starkville, MS. 

2015, 14 July - 13 September. "Plein Air," group show at the Greater Starkville Development Partnership Gallery at 200 Main Street in Starkville, MS. 

2015, 14 September – 9 November. SAAC Abstract Exhibition. group show at the Greater Starkville Development Partnership Gallery at 200 Main Street in Starkville, MS. 

2015, 19 August – 17 October. Meridian Museum of Art Annual B-State Juried Exhibition, Meridian, MS.

2015, 30 March - 16 April. "Daydreams and Delusions", group show at the Colvard Union Art Gallery, Mississippi State University, MS.

2015, 6 January - 9 March. Group show entitled "Barns" at the Greater Starkville Development Partnership Gallery at 200 Main Street in Starkville, MS. 

2014, 4 Aug.- 31 October. Group show entitled "Abstract" at the Greater Starkville Development Partnership Gallery at 200 Main Street in Starkville, MS. 

2014, 9 May-15 June (9 May, 5:30 PM reception), Group show entitled "Mississippi" at the Greater Starkville Development Partnership Gallery at 200 Main Street in Starkville, MS. 

2014, 3-10 May. Surreal Strangeness in Starkville: Art Exhibition featuring works of Laurie Burton, Joseph H. MacGown, and Joe A. MacGown. Starkville, MS. 

2014, 3 November - 5 January 2015. Group show entitled "Holiday Showcase" at the Greater Starkville Development Partnership Gallery at 200 Main Street in Starkville, MS. 

2013, 10-31 Sept. Group show entitled "On the Square" at the Greater Starkville Development Partnership Gallery at 200 Main Street in Starkville, MS. 

2012, Jan-March. Exhibition of the works of Soon Ee Ngoh. Meridian Community College Miller Art Gallery, Meridian, MS. On large collaborative piece included in show.

2011, 30 August - 28 October - Faculty Art Exhibition, Visual Arts Center (VAC) on University Drive, Starkville, MS. 

2009-2010 - Display of surreal prints at the Creative Warehouse in Starkville, MS.

2009, 7 - 8 August - Group show at the Starshine 2009 Celebrity Chef Event with Chef Robert St. John at Bistro Restaurant, 213 Main Street, Starkville, MS.

2009, 29 June - 18 August - Group exhibition at Greater Starkville Development Foundation Gallery, 200 Main Street, Starkville, MS.

2009, 6 June 6 - 11 July. 18th Annual People's Choice Art Competition at at the Meridian Museum of Art (MS). - one painting, "Ossiforestation" in show.

2009, 14 March-14 April - 36th annual Meridian Bistate Art Competition at the Meridian Museum of Art (MS). Two pieces accepted in show, "Cooperation" and "Nine Panes of Thought". Won top achievement award with "Nine Panes of Thought".

2009, 2 March-1 May - Group exhibition at Greater Starkville Development Foundation Gallery, 200 Main Street, Starkville, MS.

2009, 10 February - Group show at Lee Hall for the Mississippi's Best Grassroots Concert featuring some of the best music and art from north Mississippi.

2009, 3 - 31 January - Two man show with Cetin Oguz at the Meridian Museum of Art in Meridian, MS.

2008, 5 December - Gala and Silent Auction at the Hunter Henry Center at Mississippi State University, MS from 6 PM to 11 PM. 

2008, 7 June-12 July- Meridian Museum of Art, People's Choice Award, I entered and had accepted one piece, "Nine Panes of Thought". This piece won first place in the drawing/print category.

2007, 30 Oct-Dec. 21- Four small mixed media drawings in art exhibition at Starkville's Greater Development Foundation Gallery.

2007, 4 -19 May-Two watercolor paintings on display at Greater Starkville Development Foundation Gallery, 200 Main Street, Starkville, MS.

2007, January-February-Two butterfly paintings, "Spring Azure" and "Sulfur butterfly" on display at Greater Starkville Development Foundation Gallery, 200 Main Street, Starkville, MS.

2006, 30 June-30 September- Golden Triangle Regional Airport, Art at the Airport-two paintings on display, "Fish" and "Mysight".

Artwalks and Festivals

2017, 13-14 May. Gumtree Arts Festival, Tupelo, MS.

2017, 8 April. Cotton District Arts Festival, Starkville, MS (booth with Joseph MacGown)

2017, 4 March (1:30-3:00 pm). Joe MacGown, Round Table Art Talk. Gumtree Museum of Art, Tupelo, MS.

2016, 3 September. Prairie Arts Festival. West Point, MS. Art Booth and Juried Show (1st place in painting division).

2016, 23 June. Starkville Art Walk, Book Mart, Main St., Starkville, MS.

2015, 5 November. Fondren First Thursday Arts Festival, two person display of art featuring Joseph H. MacGown and Joe A. MacGown at , Jackson, MS.

2015, 15 September. Prairie Arts Festival and Juried Show. West Point, MS. (Best of Show).

2015, 3 September. Display and sales of surreal artwork. Columbus Art Walk, Columbus, MS.

2015, 14 May - 13 July. "2015 Cotton District Arts Festival Juried Art Winners Exhibition," at the Greater Starkville Development Partnership Gallery at 200 Main Street in Starkville, MS. 

2015, 2 May. West Point Art Walk, Display and sales of surreal artwork, West Point, MS.

2014, 12 April, Cotton District Arts Festival Juried Art Competition, Starkville, MS-Best of Show and First Place in the Drawing/Painting Division with my painting entitled "Cooperation."

2013, April 20 - Cotton District Arts Festival Juried Art Competition, Starkville, MS-Best of Show with my painting entitled "Cancer".

2011, April 23 - Cotton District Arts Festival Juried Art Competition, Starkville, MS- first place in drawing/mixed media division with Manic Depression.

2010, 17 April - Cotton District Arts Festival Juried Art Competition, Starkville, MS- Best of Show with "Organic Cosmic Lock" and first place in drawing/painting division with "Ossiforesation".

2008, 19 April - Cotton District Arts Festival Art Juried Competition, Starkville, MS- Won second place overall with "Nine Panes of Thought."

2007, 28 April - Cotton District Arts Festival Art Juried Competition, Starkville, MS-First place overall for a large pen and ink drawing entitled "Cooperation."

2006, 22 April -Cotton District Arts Festival Art Juried Competition, Starkville, MS -Third place overall for acrylic painting entitled "Fish" and Honorable mention for a pen & ink drawing entitled "Curiosity."

2005, April - Cotton District Arts Festival Juried Art Competition, Starkville, MS-Honorable mention for a pen & ink drawing.

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