Shawn Falchetti, CPSA

CV

Select Shows

SOLO

“Artwork by Shawn Falchetti.”: 20 colored pencil works of figures and portraits. Paper Kite Gallery, 443 Main Street, Kingston, PA. January, 2010.

“The Artwork of Shawn Falchetti”: 16 colored pencil works of figures and portraits. Something Special, Kingston, Pennsylvania. February, 2008.

GROUP

“The Art of Colored Pencil” The Endless Mountains Council of the Arts, 302 W Tioga St, Tunkhannock, PA. July 6th -July 27th, 2014.

“The Art of Colored Pencil” Marquis Art and Frame, 122 S Main St, Wilkes-Barre, PA. Nov 15,013 – Jan 5, 2014

“What We Can Make of the Pieces” Paper Kite Gallery, 443 Main Street, Edwardsville, PA. July 16 – August 20, 2010.

“Point: An Exhibit of Drawings by Shawn Falchetti and Photography by Nick Ouellette.” Vgogh Gallery, 281 Wyoming Ave Kingston, PA. September 2008.

JURIED

“The Colored Pencil Society of America’s 25rd Annual International Exhibition” The Mansion at Strathmore, Bethesda, Maryland. June 10 - Aug 6, 2017.

“The Colored Pencil Society of America’s 23rd Annual International Exhibition” Oglethorpe University Museum of Art, 4484 Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA. July 11 – August 23, 2015.

“The Colored Pencil Society of America’s 22st Annual International Exhibition” Ormond Memorial Art Museum and Gardens, 78 E. Granada Blvd, Ormand Beach, Florida. June 13 – August 24, 2014.

“The Colored Pencil Society of America’s 21st Annual International Exhibition” The City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, California. July 31 – September 13, 2013.

“The Colored Pencil Society of America’s 19th Annual International Exhibition” The Charles W. Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive, Richardson, Texas. June 29 – July 31, 2011

“The Colored Pencil Society of America’s 18th Annual International Exhibition” The Art Museum of Los Gatos, Los Gatos, California. July 22 – August 20, 2010.

“The Colored Pencil Society of America’s 17th Annual International Exhibition” Jacqueline C. Hudgens Center for the Arts 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Bldg. 300 Duluth, Georgia 30097. August, 2009.

“The Colored Pencil Society of America’s 16th Annual International Exhibition”; The Washington State Convention and Trade Center, Seattle, Washington. August, 2008.

“The Colored Pencil Society of America’s 15th Annual International Exhibition”; The Mansion at Strathmore, Bethesda, Maryland. August, 2007.

“The Colored Pencil Society of America’s Explore This! 4”; The City of Brea Gallery, Brea, California. November, 2007.

“The Art of Colored Pencil: A collection of 33 Northeast regional artists”; Gallery 297, Bristol, Rhode Island. September, 2007.

Workshops (Presenter)

“Evoking Mood with Neocolors and Colored Pencil” St.Gabriel’s Retreat House, Pennsylvania. August 28, 2010.

“Capturing Light with Colored Pencil on Sanded Paper”. The Wyoming Valley Art League, Kingston, Pa. March, 2008.

Select Awards

CPSA

Award for Outstanding Achievement, awarded for “Adrift” at the 22nd Annual International Colored Pencil Society of America Exhibition.

5 Year Signature Merit Award with The Colored Pencil Society of America, awarded in 2011.

Award for Excellence, awarded for “Daydreams” at the 19th Annual International Colored Pencil Society of America Exhibition

Signature Status with The Colored Pencil Society of America, awarded in 2009.

Award for Excellence, awarded for “Cascade” at the 16th Annual International Colored Pencil Society of America Exhibition

Award for Excellence, awarded for “Bend” at the 15th Annual International Colored Pencil Society of America Exhibition

Bibliography

MAGAZINES

The Artist’s Magazine, October 2015, pg 80, “Competition Spotlight: Shawn Falchetti”

Ann Kullberg’s Colored Pencil Magazine, September 2015, pg. 19, “Showcase: Daybreak”

The Artist’s Magazine, December 2014, Finalist, Portrait/Figure category of The Artist’s Magazine 30th Annual Art Competition for “Adrift”.

Colored Pencil Magazine, November 2014, pg 10 – 13, “Featuring: Shawn Falchetti”.

Drawing Magazine, Spring 2013, pg 64, “Drawing Materials 101”

The Artist’s Magazine, May 2013, pg 56-57, “Colored Pencil Comes of Age: Four daring artists push a formerly staid medium to the expressive edge; Shawn Falchetti: Dark Paper and Luminous Tones”

Colored Pencil Magazine, December 2012, pg 4 – 7, “The Making of Daydreams”.

The Artist’s Magazine, December 2009, pg 57. Finalist, Portrait/Figure category of The Artist’s Magazine 26th Annual Art Competition for “Crescendo”.

BOOKS

“Strokes of Genius 7: The Best of Drawing” North Light Books, 2015. “Adrift”.

“Art Journey Portraits and Figures: The Best of Contemporary Drawing in Graphite, Pastel and Colored Pencil” North Light Books, 2014. “Adrift”

“Strokes of Genius 6: The Best of Drawing” North Light Books, 2014. “Cascade”.

“Strokes of Genius 4: The Best of Drawing” North Light Books, 2012. “Daydreams”.

“Strokes of Genius 3: The Best of Drawing” North Light Books, October 2011. “Opaline Dreams”.

“The Signature Showcase” The Colored Pencil Society of America, September 2010. “Bend”.

NEWSPAPERS

“Festivities Galore” The Times Leader, May 21, 2012, Wilkes-Barre, PA. “Hopes and Dreams”.

“Shawn Falchetti: Master of the Finely Drawn Line” The Examiner.com, November 2011.

“Festival Makes a Cultural Splash” The Times Leader, May 21, 2010, Wilkes-Barre, PA. “Opaline Dreams”.

“Color by Pencil” Diamond City, September 9, 2008, Wilkes-Barre, PA. “Haven” and “In the Red Room”.

FREELANCE

Canson: “Canson Mi-Teintes Touch: A Lesson Plan by Shawn Falchetti”, original artwork, photography and copy, July 2012. Brochure graphic design by Canson.

Pencil Kings: “How to draw a glass bottle on sanded paper with colored pencil“, instructional video, April 2015.

Pencil Kings: “How to draw fabric and patterns on sanded paper with colored pencil“, instructional video, June 2015.