Virginia Pierrepont



Virginia Crawford Pierrepont curriculum vitae
23 Davis Street • Locust Valley, NY 11560 virginia@virginiadesigns.net
Cell (516) 316-0917 www.virginiapierrepont.com, www.virginiadesigns.net

PROFILE Professional Fine Artist and Painter with 40 years of experience and a broad repertory of portraits, landscapes, large murals in public places and private homes, outside facades, restaurant interiors, and decorative arts. Diverse professional experience in fine arts instruction, marketing, interior design, and museums display. Professional classic oil Portrait painter, photographer with keen knowledge of Illustrator and Adobe CS4

EDUCATION RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN, Providence, RI Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting and Printmaking (1981)

POST-GRADUATE ROYAL COLLEGE OF ART, Kensington Gore, London, UK
STUDIES Contemporary Painting and Design Workshop (Fall 1985)

SKOWHEGAN SCHOOL OF PAINTING AND SCULPTURE, Skowhegan, ME Advanced class (fresco finishes), John Chamberlain, Louisa Chase, Eric Fischl (Summer 1985)

RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN-CONTINUING EDUCATION Intaglio, Perspective Drawing, and Graphic Design (1982)

SPECIALIZATIONS Painting, Life Drawing, Printmaking
COMPETENCIES Photography, Digital Art, Digital Printing, PhotoShop CS4

PROFESSIONAL
HISTORY PORTRAIT STUDIO, 49 Glen Head Road, Glen Head, NY (2006-2010) VIRGINIA DESIGNS, 45 Glen Head Road, Glen Head, NY (1990-2006) VIRGINIA DESIGN STUDIO, 285 West Broadway, New York, NY (1987-1990) Graphic and Fine Artist Established and manage a fine arts company providing fine, decorative, and digital arts services to commercial, residential and professional clients in the metropolitan NY region.
• Specialize in oil portraits, landscapes, murals, and digital art on private commissions
• Utilize strong creative design skills combined with technical knowledge, analysis of clients’ chosen setting, quality of work and resourcefulness
• Repertory: plein air landscape painting with mixed media, photography and digital printing

MOCCA DESIGNS, New York, NY Fine Artist, Italian silkscreen wallpapers, Trompe L’oeil finishes, marbleizing (1986-1987)

GALLERY M55 Art, 44-02 23rd Street Long Island City, NY 11101

SHOWS/PUBLIC ART Sagamore Hill Competition, Sagamore Hill Historical Society, Oyster Bay, NY, Aug. 2011 Near and Far, Group Show, Islesboro Historical Society, Islesboro, ME, Aug. 2011
2011 MFA Juried Exhibition Susanna Coffey curator, First Street Gallery, NYC, July-Aug. 2011 Island Heritage, Group Show, Islesboro Historical Society, Islesboro, ME, July.2011 Labapalooza, Cold Spring Harbor Lab, CSH, NY, Feb., 2011 LI Artists Exhibit, Society for Preservation Long Island Antiquities, CH, NY 2011 The Race is on, Restoration of Mackay Horses, Roslyn Historic Preservation Show, Glen Head, NY, 2011 Paintings and Portraits from Maine, Isleboro Historical Society, Isleboro, ME. August 2009 Contemporary Paintings, Dana Hall Alumni Exhibition, Dana Hall Gallery, Wellesley, MA., May-June 2009 A Haunting Effect, Stroboscopic Photography, Cornwall library, Cornwall, CT, October 2009 Seasons; A Passage in Time, Photography, Northern Exposure Gallery, West Cornwall, CT 2009 Town and Country, photography, Northern Exposure Gallery, West Cornwall, CT., May 2008 Five Spirits in Town, watercolor, collage, pastel, Locust Valley Library, LV, NY (May 2008) Show Four a Show, collage, pastel, Artwell Gallery, Torrington, CT (April 2008) Maiden Voyage, Member Show, drawings, Artwell Gallery, Torrington, CT (March 2008) Circle of Friends Show, portraiture and oil landscapes, CW Post, Hutchins Gallery (2007) Magic Garden, photography, Northern Exposure Gallery, Kent, CT (2007) Artists invite Artists, Point O Woods Art Association, Far Island, NY (2007) Journalistic Photography & Film, Salón y Coloquio Internationale de Arte Digital, Centro Cultural Pablo de la Torriente Brav, Havana, Cuba (2005) Captured Spaces, Locust Valley Library, Locust Valley, NY (2004) Group Portrait Show, Dolan Gallery, Friends Academy, Locust Valley, NY (2003) Natural Landscapes, “Impressions in Color,” Bookmark Café, Oyster Bay, NY (2002) Human Origins of Man, 4 paintings, acrylic on canvas, 72” x 144” ea. Peabody Museum of Art, Yale University, New Haven, CT (1994) Vineyard and Wine Cellar, 2 paintings, oil on canvas, 120” x 120” each. Chesapeake Power Transport, Inc., Stevensville, MD (1994) The Koehli Lodge, Lanai, Hawaii for Josi Meskin Assoc. & David Murdock; glazing and stenciling a 3,000 sf Hawaiian Native fabric texture design in the Great Hall (1988) Home Styles and Trends Show House, for Martha Stewart, New Canaan, CT. March-April 1987 The Southampton Showhouse, for Bret Beldock Design & Chuck Scarborough; Trompe L’oeil pickled white pine boards glazing, faux game room, 1,000 sf (1986)

Virginia Crawford Pierrepont curriculum vitae

PUBLIC ART Nevelson in Experimental Painting, Installation No. 4, oil on wood, 85” x 48”, Collection Vera Sharav, West End Avenue, New York City (1986) Surrealism in Magritte. Permanent Installation No. 3, acrylic on plaster, 97” x 52”. Collection Edith Sanders, York Avenue, New York City (1986) Four Rhode Island Artists, America’s Cup Exhibition Center, Newport, RI (1983) Recent Lithographs, The South County Annual Art Show, Kingston, RI (1983) Annual Juried Painting Show and Art Association, Provincetown, MA (1982) Caribbean Landscape, Permanent Installation No. 2, Trompe L’oeil oil on plaster, 33’ x 6’. Government House, Tortola, British Virgin Islands (1980) Six Historic Views of Fall River, acrylic on canvas mural, 54’ x 6’. Henry Lord Middle School, Fall River, MA (1979) Ferrari Mondial, Permanent Installation No. 1, acrylic on plaster, 10’ x 6’. Collection Mrs. C. Johnson, Cranston, RI (1978)

PUBLICATIONS Great Halls of the Top 500 Resorts, Veronica Rocker, glazing, stenciling, Trompe L’oeil murals in the Koehle Lodge, Lanai, Hawaii. (2004) Floorworks and Wallworks, Akiko Bush, Trompe L’oeil rugs and murals in public/private spaces. (1988) Home Style & Trends Show House for Martha Stewart, Trompe L’oeil, glazing and stenciling foyer, in collaboration with Ladies Home Journal (1987)

TEACHING RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN MUSEUM, Providence, RI
EXPERIENCE Children’s Workshop Leader (1979-1981)

FEDERAL HILL HOUSE ASSOCIATION, Providence, RI Art Therapist (1979-1981)

HENRY LORD MIDDLE SCHOOL PROJECT, Barrington, RI Art Instructor (1979)

GRANT/ RESIDENCY/
WORKSHOP NYSS ABORE VITEA, 2 week painting marathon with Graham Nickson, OWG, NY (June 2010 VERMONT STUDIO CENTER, 4-week painting residency in Johnson, VT. (April , Sept.,2010) BUNNY HARVEY FOUNDATION, 2 week Studio Residency in Venice, Italy. (September 2006)

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