Resume

Master Resume
Gary Eleinko                            
Studio:  2000 Brooklyn            Home:  1200 Porter
        Detroit, MI 48226             Detroit, MI  48226
                                                 (313) 965-4780     

                                                 email: geleinko02@comcast.net      

                                                                                                                                           website: www.garyeleinko.com
                    
Education

Wayne State University, B.F.A. Painting 1967
Wayne State University, M.A. Painting 1975

Grants, Awards

2016    Juried Exhibition Award, 35th Annual Michigan Fine Arts Competition,

                 Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham MI
 2014   Juried Exhibition Prize, Regional Biennieal Sculpture Exhibition,

               Marshall Fredericks Sculpture Museum, Saginaw MI
1991    First Prize, “Celebrate Life” Congregational Church of Birmingham,
    Bloomfield Hills, MI           
1987 Honorarium, Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI
1985    Honorarium, Macomb County Community College, Mt. Clemens, MI
1984    Creative Artists Grant, Michigan Council for the Arts

One Person Exhibitions
2014     "Gary Eleinko- Selected Works" University Liggett School, Grosse Pointe

              Woods, MI
2008   “Man and Nature”  Cass Cafe - Detroit, MI
2008  “Orts”   Motor City Brewery - Detroit, MI
2007  “Works on Paper” - Pittman-Puckett Gallery@Affirmations - Ferndale, MI
1992    “Recent Paintings” - Time5qu4re, Detroit, MI
1983    Willis Gallery, Detroit, MI
1972    St. Mary’s College, Orchard Lake, MI

Internet  Exhibitions

2004    “Drawings”  Marks(zine).com
1998/99  Internet Show at The Gallery:  www.lmstudio.com/gallery.html

Limited Group Exhibitions

 

2013  “ Inspired by Science“ Rotunda Gallery, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
1998    “Color / Painting”, Rose E. Desloover - Gary Eleinko, The Gallery,                
    Marygrove College, Detroit, MI
1996    “A Good Painting Show”, Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester, MI
1992    “Drawings” - Center Galleries, Center for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI
1991    Three Person Exhibition - Art at Hatties, Suttons Bay, MI
1991  “Structure/Paint : Kathy Clifford, Gary Eleinko, Ruth Goldfaden “-
    Detroit Artists Market,Detroit, MI
1990    “Six-person Exhibition” - Earth & Art Gallery, Milford, MI
1985    “Robert Bielat - Gary Eleinko” - Macomb Community College,
    Mt. Clemens, MI
1978    “David Armstrong - Gary Eleinko” - Alternative Space Site, Fisher             Bldg., Detroit, MI

Group Exhibitions

2016  "Detroit Abstraction" Janet Charach Gallery, W. Bloomfield MI

2016  "Detroit Biennale w/Jerry Saltz"  MONA North, Armada MI

2016  "Wish You Were Here"  Detroit Artiss Market, Detroit, MI

2016 35th Annual Michigan Fine Arts Competition,

  Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham MI

 2015  "The Collage Show"  Hatch Gallery, Hamtramck, MI

2015  "Natural Selection Works"  Scarab Club, Detroit, MI

2014 ArtPrize, Boardwalk Condominiums, Grand Rapids, MI

2014  BIG PAINTINGS @ THE FACTORY, Midland Invitational, Highland Park, MI

2014 "Regiional Biennial Sculpture Exhibition" Marshal Fredericks Sculpture Museum,

         Saginaw, MI

2014 "Blooms, Bugs, and Beasts" Scarab Club, Detroit, MI

2014  "Twenty Years Against the Wall" Cass Cafe, Detroit,  MI

2013  “1982-2012,Art Endures...” Paint Creek Center for the Arts
           Rochester, MI

2013    "Detroit Collective"  Work Gallery,  U of M, Detroit, MI
2012   “National Small Painting Exhibition, 2012” Wichita Center for the Arts,                                   Wichita, KA
2012  “Menage a Detroit, N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art, Detroit, MI
2012 Detroit Artists Market 80th Anniversary Exhibition, Detroit Historical        Museum,  Detroit, MI
2011  “Edge of Excess II”, Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, MO
2011  “SMALL(er) Show”, Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI
2011  “Watercolor Revisited; A New Perspective, WSU Art Department Gallery,             Detroit, MI
2011  “Autumn Annual Swan Exhibition, Mercado Gallery, Detroit, MI
2011  “Small Show” Lawrence St. Gallery, Ferndale, MI
2010  “Robert Wilbert - w/work by former students, Scarab Club, Detroit, MI
2010  “Swan Exhibition 2010” Whitdel Gallery, Detroit, MI  
2010  “ Wayne State Univ. Scholarship Exhibition, Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI
2010  “In Spite of the Evidence”  Gallerky Project, Ann Arbor, MI
2010 “ “Made of Wood”  Northville Arthouse, Northville, MI
2009  The Creator: Self Portraits” Ford Gallery, WCCC, Detroit, MI
2009    + 2007, 2005, 2003, 2001, 2000,   “Actual Size”, CAID Gallery, Detroit, MI
2008   “Voices”   Scarab Club  Detroit, MI
2008    “Spirit of Paint by Numbers”  Detroit Artists Market - Detroit, MI
2007  10th Anniversary Exhibition”  Zeitgeist Gallery,  Detroit, MI
2007 “4th Annual Intergenerational Community Exhibition”  Ellen Kayrod Gallery,     Detroit, MI
2007 “ Silence”  Paint Creek Art Center, Rochester, MI
2007  “ Driven“  Copper Country Comm. Arts Center,- Hancock , MI
2007  “WSU Scholarship, Faculty, Alumni Exhibition” Detroit Artists Market-     Detroit, MI
2007  “In Search of Ukrainian Symbolism & Motifs” - Scarab Club - Detroit, MI
2007  “Collaborative & Correspondence Art Exhibition - Grosse Pointe Art Center,      Grosse         Pointe, MI
2006   “46th Annual Greater Michigan Art Exhibition - Alden B. Dow Museum of     Science & Art,  Midland, MI
2006  “Think Small”  Lawrence St. Gallery,  Ferndale, MI
2006  “Under the Radar: Willis Remembered” Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI
2006  “ Members Preview” (juried) - Detroit Artists Market - Detroit, MI
2006  “Our Lakes and Rivers”  Grosse Pointe Art Center - Grosse Pointe, MI
2005    “2006 Members Invitational”  - Detroit Artists Market - Detroit, MI
2005  “Kinder Show”  Juris Galleries - Detroit MI
2005  “2000 Artists”  (artists of 2000 Brooklyn) 4731 Gallery, Detroit, MI
2005     “POV- Point of View” - Alley Culture - Detroit, MI
2003  “Artists Working in the Shadow of Tiger Stadium” Padjewski Gallery -     Dearborn , MI
2003    “Withdrawn”  Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester, MI
1999      “Alumni Exhibition” - Community Arts Gallery, Wayne State University -          Detroit, MI  
1998    “Chain Letters”, Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester, MI
1997    “Sculpture /Pontiac /‘97” -  various sites, Pontiac, MI
1996    “The Box Show” - Willis Gallery. Detroit, MI
1996    “The Time is Now” - Detroit Focus Gallery, Detroit, MI
1995    “Ukrainian Mythology, Folklore, & Legends” -  Scarab Club, Detroit, MI
1995    “Available Space” - Weber building, Detroit, MI
1995    “Third Street Gallery Show” - Weber Building, Detroit, MI
1995    “Play Ball” -Center Galleries, Center for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI
1995  “Michigan Annual XXIII “, The Art Center, Mt. Clemens, MI
1994    “Detroit Show” -  Center Galleries,Center Galleries,
     Center for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI
1994    “16th Michigan Artists Competition” - Art Center of Battle Creek
    Battle Creek, MI
1994    “Small Works” - Bunting Gallery, Royal Oak, MI             
1994    “Sketch book Show” - Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI
1994     “Box Show” - Willis Gallery, Detroit, MI
1993 “Celebrate Life” - Congregation Church of Birmingham, Bloomfield             Hills, MI
1993    “Focus Christmas Show” - Detroit Focus Gallery, Detroit, MI
1993 “Box Show” - Willis Gallery, Detroit, MI
1992    “Home Show” -Center Galleries, Center for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI
1992    “Image Unfolded, Contemporary Screens, Detroit Artists Market at Troy     Place, Troy MI
1992 “Subject to Change” - C.A.I.D. , at the Willis Gallery, Detroit, MI
1991    “20th Anniversary Exhibition” - Willis Gallery, Detroit, MI
1991    “Christmas Group Exhibition” Detroit Focus Gallery, Detroit, MI
1991     “Celebrate Life, Congregational of Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, MI
1990    “Art for Life”, Galleria Officecentre, Southfield, MI
1990 “The Cochrane Plan: A Celebration of Tiger Stadium” - Michigan Gallery,     Detroit, MI
1989    “AIDS and Art: A Day without Art” - Paint Creek Center for the Arts,         Rochester, MI
1989    “Signs of Life Along Michigan Avenue” - Michigan Gallery, Detroit, MI
1988    “Art on Paper” - Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester, MI
1988    “Detroit Art: Hear and Away” - Broadway Gallery, Detroit, MI
1987    “A to Z” - Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI
1987    “Extended Media: Fresh Visions” - Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
1986 “Update: Detroit Art” - Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum,                 Bloomfield Hills, MI
1986    ”Other Spaces” - Detroit Artists Market at Brookfield Office Plaza,             Farmington Hills, MI
1986    “Wayne State University in Michigan:  Alumni Exhibition” -Wayne State         University Gallery,  Detroit, MI
1986    “Detroit Focus Gallery Benefit” - Multiple Galleries, Birmingham, MI
1985     “Autosuggestions” - Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI
1985    “The Independents” - CADE Gallery, Royal Oak, MI
1985     “Annual Fall Exhibition” - Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI
1984    “In Tandem” - M.C.A. Grant Recipient Show - Pontiac Art Center,             Pontiac, MI
1984    “Annual Fall Exhibition” - Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI
1983     “Detroit Focus Gallery Benefit” - Multiple galleries, Birmingham, MI
1982    “Detroit Works: Part II” - CADE Gallery, Detroit, MI
1982    “Atlas Building Artists” - Detroit Artists Market, Detroit , MI
1982 “24 x 24” - Park West  Galleries, Southfield, MI
1981    “Detroit: The Summer Months” - Park West Galleries, Southfield , MI
1981    “Michigan Artists 80/81” - Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI    1980    “In and     Of Detroit” - Detroit Focus Gallery, Detroit, MI
1978    “Under 6” - Over 6’ “- Detroit Focus Gallery, Detroit, MI
1978    “Michigan Annual VI” - The Art Center, Mt. Clemens, MI
1977    “Drawing in Detroit” - Detroit Artists Market, Detroit , MI
1977    “Annual Michigan Watercolor Exhibition” - Detroit Artists Market,             Detroit, MI
1976    “Annual Fall Exhibition” - Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI
1976    “Annual Michigan Watercolor Show Exhibition” - Detroit Institute of Arts,     Detroit, MI
1976    “Forsythe Show” - Forsythe Building, Detroit, MI
1975    “Annual Fall Exhibition” - Detroit Artist s Market, Detroit, MI

Other Work
2013   Pantone Postcard Project, Originated Emilly Martin, Cedar Rapids, IA;         Santiago, Chile; Wash. D.C.,; Venice Italy

1992    Commissioned Metro Times Newspaper Box
1989     Commissioned Painting and Bar Art., 123 Restaurant, Grosse     Pointe, MI
1987    Commissioned Installation, Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI
1983    “Visions Seven” - Unbound Xerox Set, Compiled and edited by Robin             Crozier, Sunderland, England
1983     “Japan Au Mail Art Book II” - A Mail-art catalogue compiled by     Misao Kusumoto,     Nishinomiya-City, Hyogo, Japan
1982    “Black and White: A Photocopy Book” -39 Artists, edition of 100, The         Money for Food Press,     New York, New York
1981    “Behind the Glass” - Window Installation, New Center Building, Detroit, MI
    
    Mail and Correspondence Art Exhibitions in Chicago, New York, Detroit,         Florida, Brazil, Germany, Italy, and Japan

Reviews/Articles

2017 Essay'd # 78 Gary Eleinko  by Matthew Piper  Online  - Detroit Artists Blog                  

         @essayd.org

2016 "Breakfast with the Artists : Taking the Long View with Gary Eleinko"

          2/16/2016   Blog : sarahrosesharp.com/category/breakfast-artist/page/4/

2014 Interview  Metro Arts Detroit, Season 3, Episode 1 PBS  
    “Man and Nature” - Christina Hill - thedetroiter.com - Nov. 6 2008
    “Gary Eleinko” - Nick Sousanis - thedetroiter.com - Sept. 20, 2007
    “Gary Eleinko Man and Nature at the Cass Cafe (part 1 and 2)”  GildaSnowden on             YouTube.com Aug., 2008
    “Gary Eleinko Works on Paper”  Leicanstyk on YouTube.com  Jan., 2008
    “gary eleinko@Pittman Puckett Art Gallery” - Ann Gordon - detroitarts.blogspot.com
        Sept. 11, 2007
    “Eleinko goes X-Rated! (Well, sorta)” - Charles Alexander - Between the Lines,
        Sept. 13-19, 2007
    “Minimalists choose and use color for great effects” - Keri Guten                           Cohen,-Detroit Free Press,         1998
     “City of Angels” - Joy Hakanson Colby - Detroit, News, 1997
    “The Ins and Outs of.... Sculpture” - Robert Musial, Oakland Press, 1997
    “Exhibit paints baseball contrasts” - Charlie Vincent,  Detroit                             Free Press, 1995
    “Showstoppers” - Detroit Monthly, July 1995
    “A Good Painting Show”  - Claudia Shepard - Ground Up, #8, 1996
    “Screen Scenes” - Veronica Pasfield, Detroit Monthly, May, 1992
    “Look Homeward Artists” - Joy Hakanson Colby, Detroit News, June 6,         
    1992
    “Taking it to the Streets, Part III” - Angela Maiuri, Metro Times, April 1-7, 1992
    “Structure and Paint” - Joy Hakanson Colby - Detroit News, June 18, 1991
    “Winners Selected for Celebrate Life”, Birmingham Eccentric, June 13,                 1991
    “Exhibits: Art for Life” - Joy Hakanson Colby, Detroit News, May, 1990
    “Detroit  Decay  Still Shines in Art” - Dennis Nawrocki, New Arts                         Examiner, June, 1984
    “Gary Eleinko” - Susan Waller, New Arts Examiner, October, 1983
    “A Rhythmic Mix of Painting and Sculpture” - Joy Hakanson Colby,                         Detroit News,1983
    “Atlas Building Artists” - Dennis Nawrocki, New Arts Examiner,     October, 1982
    “Mail Art Gets Stamp of Approval” - Joy Hakanson Colby, Detroit News,                     July 30, 1981
    “Behind the Glass” - Julia Henshaw, New Arts Examiner, July, 1981    
    “Self Starters...” - Joy Hakanson Colby, Detroit News, May 17, 1981
    “David Armstrong & Gary Eleinko” - Mark Morris, Detroit artists monthly, June, 1978
    “Detroit Difficult for its Struggling Artists” - Rick Ratliff, Detroit Free Press, March 12, 1978

Collections

    Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit MI

    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

     Wayne State University, Detroit,MI
    Madison Electric, Warren, MI
    Miller, Canfield, Paddock, and Stone, Detroit, MI
    IBM, Southfield Centre, Southfield, MI
    DAC of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois
    Macomb County Community College, Mt. Clemens, MI
    National Bank of Detroit, Trust Divisions, Southfield, MI
    Various Private Collections
          K-Mart Corporation, World Headquarters, Troy, MI (defunct)

Art Organizational Work

2014   Curator "313 - Photography Exhibition" Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI
2014 Curator "3 : Brackett-Luchs, Teicher,  Woo" Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI
2010-2013 Board Vice Chairperson, Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI  
2011  Co-Curator “Unmentionables: The Underwear Show, Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI
2009  Curator, “From a Different Perspective” Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI
2008  Juror, “Urban Edge” Grosse Pointe Art Center, Grosse Pointe, MI
2008 - 2013 Exhibition Comm - Paint Creek Center for the Arts - Rochester, MI
2008  Co-Chairperson,  “Art for Life”  MAPP, Ferndale, MI
2007-2013  Board Member, Detroit Artists Market,  Detroit, MI
2007  Curator, “Detroit Next”  Detroit Artists Market, Detroit MI
2006  Panel Discussion member, Willis Remembered, Detroit Artists Market,     Detroit, MI.
2005-2013 Exhibition Comm., Detroit Artist Market, Detroit, MI
    co-organizer holiday shows, 2005-2008
    Exhibition Chairperson, 2010-2013
2005-2008  “Art for life” Committe, MAPP, Ferndale, MI
1994    Juror, Silver Medal Exhibition, Scarab Club, Detroit, MI
1992    Juror, Creative Artists Grants, Michigan Foundation for the Arts, Detroit, MI
1990    Independent Artists Chairperson, “Art for Life” exhibition and benefit,     Galleria Officecentre,     Southfield, MI
1989    Scholarship Exhibition Coordinator, Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI
1986-88Exhibition Committee Member, Detroit Artists Market
1986-87Director, Willis Gallery, Detroit, MI
1985 Juror,Detroit Artist Market, Detroit, MI
1981    Exhibition Curator,”48226: A Mail-Art Show”, Detroit Focus Gallery, Detroit,     MI
1980-81Slide Review Jury, Detroit Focus Gallery, Detroit, MI
1980  Exhibition Coordinator, “Focus Extended”, Detroit Focus Gallery, Detroit, MI
1980    Secretary of the Board, Detroit Focus Gallery, Detroit, MI
1979-80  Board Member, Detroit Focus Gallery, Detroit, MI
1979-85  Exhibition Committee Member, Detroit Focus Gallery, Detroit, MI

Writings (Exhibition Reviews)        
    “Blogging Basel” ,  thedetroiter.com,  2006
    “Ron Leax” , Ground Up,#14, 1997
    “Detroit Artists Market Scholarship Recipients 1966-76”, D.A.M.                          Journal of Exhibitions, Vol. 1, #7. 1989
    “Tom Bills”, Detroit Focus Quarterly, March, 1985
    “Holly Brantsner”, Detroit Focus Quarterly, June, 1984
    “Michigan Glass Month”, New Arts Examiner, Summer Issue, 1984
    “Michigan Watercolor Show 38”, New Arts Examiner, June 1984
    “Greta Weekley”, New Arts Examiner, March, 1984
    “Kathleen Rashid”, New Arts Examiner, March, 1984    
    “Lynne Avadenka”, New Arts Examiner, December, 1983
    “Nanci Wisti-Grayton”, New Arts Examiner, May, 1983
    “CAID in Canada”, 77, March,1983