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EDUCATION

MFA, Rhode Island School of Design, 1992

BFA, Georgia State University, 1990

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

RISIDUUM, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth CVPA, 2018. 

FROM THE ROAD, Anna Maria College Art Gallery, Paxton, MA, 2017.

MINED AND MEASURED, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA, 2017.

FRANK POOR: SCULPTURES AND PRINTS, Rafius Fane Gallery, Boston, MA, 2016.

HOME, Van Vessem Gallery, Tiverton, RI, 2015

TIME AND PLACE, Grimshaw - Gudewicz Art Gallery, Bristol Community College, Bristol, RI, 2015.

DISPLACED, 701 Center for Contemporary Art, Columbia, SC, 2015.

CAST SHADOWS, Van Every Smith Galleries, Davidson College, Davidson, NC,2013.

TRACES, Artspace, Raleigh, NC 2012.

GOING HOME, Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI, 2011.

MAPPING MEMORY, Welch Galleries, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, 2011.

ENON CEMETERY PROJECT, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT, 2009.

SHADOWS AND SIGNS, Bryan Art Gallery, Coastal Carolina University, Conway, SC, 2007.

TIME, MEMORY AND THE POETIC IMPULSE, Hamilton Gallery, Salve Regina University, Newport, RI 2005.

FRANK POOR: FIVE NEW WORKS, Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, Atlanta, GA, 1989.

NEW SCULPTURE: FRANK POOR, Ariel Gallery, Atlanta, GA, 1988.

RECENT WORK: FRANK POOR, CNN Center Gallery, Atlanta, GA, 1987.

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

FACING GRAIN, Sylvia Plimack Mangold, Frank Poor and Analia Saban, Krakow Witkin Gallery, Boston, MA. 2019.

DOWNSIZED, Bruce Museum of Art, Greenwich, CT, 2018.

MEMORY OF PLACE, Frank Poor and Thomas Doyle, Flinn Gallery, Greenwich, CT, 2017.

CONSTRUCTING PLACE - Elaine Alibrandi and Frank Poor,Trustman Gallery, Simmons College, Boston, MA, 2016.

I AM AN IMPORTANT GIANT, Antenna Gallery, New Orleans, LA, 2016.

SIOBHAN LANDRY and FRANK POOR, Pratt MWP School of Art Gallery, Utica, NY, 2015.

AXIS MUNDI: Hunt - Cavanaugh Gallery, Providence College, Providence, RI, 2015.

INTERIORS, 701 Center for Contemporary Art, Columbia, SC, 2013.

WISH YOU WERE HERE, Drift Gallery, Portsmouth, NH, 2013.

RHODE ISLAND STATE COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS GRANT EXHIBITION, Jamestown Center for the Arts, Jamestown, RI, 2013

IN/OUT: FRANK POOR, DEBORAH ASCHEIM AND KRISTY DEETZ, Illges Gallery, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA, 2011.

RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE FACULTY EXHIBITION, Bannister Gallery, Providence, RI, 2007.

DECORDOVA ANNUAL EXHIBITION, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA, 2006.

3-D RHODE ISLAND, Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI, 2004.

RISD FIRST TRIENNIAL SCULPTURE EXHIBITION, Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI, 2002.

RISD GRADUATE ALUMNI SHOW, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI, 2001.

SUMMER GROUP SHOW, Lenore Gray Gallery, Providence, RI, 1999.

SCULPTURE GROUP SHOW, Helm House Gallery, Kingston, RI, 1998.

FIGURING MEMORY, Wheeler Gallery, Providence, RI, 1997.

EXPO 16, B.J. Spoke Gallery, Huntington, NY, 1997.

FIRST NATIONAL, Bristol Art Museum, Bristol , RI, 1996.

RISD SUMMER FACULTY EXHIBITION, Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI, 1993-1996.

MFA THESIS EXHIBITION, Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, RI, 1992.

RETHINKING THE SACRED IMAGE, New Visions Gallery of Contemporary Art, Atlanta, GA, 1990.

ANN FRISTOE AND FRANK POOR, Municipal Art Center Gallery, Atlanta, GA, 1989.

TODAY AND TOMORROW, A Review and Preview of Contemporary Cast Iron, Sloss National Monument, Birmingham, AL, 1989.

RESEARCH INTO SOUTHERN COMFORT, Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA, 1989.

STATE OF THE ARTS: GEORGIA, New Orleans Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA, 1988.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Boston Globe, Board Games at Krakow Witkin, February 27, 2019.

Art New England, Liz Lee, Studio Visit with Frank Poor, Nov/Dec 2017.

Take Magazine, Poornima Apte, Southern Comfort, June 8, 2017.

Art New England, Sarah Baker, review of  The Newest Romantics at New Art Center, Newton, MA

Boston GlobeCate McQuaid, Home is Where the Art Is, Review of Frank Poor at Rafius Fane Gallery,May, 31 2016.

Free-Times Columbia, SC, Amanda Ladymon, Southern Architecture Meets Contemporary Art in Displaced, February 18 - 24, 2015.

Providence Phoenix, Greg Cook; A Visionary Streak, review of Rhode Island College Faculty Exhibition, September 26, 2013.

Providence Journal, Bill Van Siclen; Review of Going Home at the Newport Art Museum, October 20, 2011.

Newport Mercury, Daniel Combs; Spirits in a Material World, Review of Going Home at the Newport Art Museum, October 7, 2011.

Atlanta Journal, Catherine Fox; Review of Mapping Memory at the Welch Gallery, July 22, 2011.

Sculpture Magazine, Review of The DeCordova Annual at the DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, March 2007.

Boston Phoenix, Review of the DeCordova Annual, May 19, 2006.

Artscope, Leon Nigrosh; Review of the DeCordova Annual, July/August issue 2006.The DeCordova Annual 2006,

Nick Capasso,Exhibition Catalog; DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park.

Boston Globe, Review of the DeCordova Annual, May 5, 2006.

Providence Journal, Review, November 28, 2004.

New York Times, Review of EXPO 16 at B.F. Spoke Gallery, March 16, 1997.

Atlanta Journal, Review of Rethinking the Sacred Image at New Visions Gallery, May 17, 1990.

Art Papers, Jerry Cullum; Review of Rethinking the Sacred Image at New Visions Gallery, September/October issue, 1990.

Today and Tomorrow, A Review and Preview of Contemporary Cast Iron; Exhibition Catalog, Sloss National Monument, Birmingham, AL 1989.

Atlanta Journal, Review of Research into Southern Comfort at Nexus Contemporary Art Center, November 24, 1989.

Art Papers, Review of Sculpture; On the Wall/Off the Floor at new Visions Gallery, June/July issue, 1988.

State of the Arts; Georgia, Exhibition Catalog; New Orleans Contemporary Arts Center, 1988.

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

Fellowship Grant Merit Award, Rhode Island State Council for the Arts, 2016.

Fellowship Grant Merit Award, Rhode Island State Council for the Arts, 2012.

Graduate Assistantship, Brown University, 1991.

Graduate Assistantship, Rhode Island School of Design 1990.

Alumni Award, Georgia State University, 1989.

Georgia Arts Acquisition, Purchase Award, Georgia Council for the Arts, 1988.

Alumni Award, Georgia State University, 1988

Arts Acquisition, Purchase Award, Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia 1987.

 

COLLECTIONS

Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, GA.

Providence College, Providence, RI

DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA.

National Museum of Ornamental Metal, Memphis, TN.

West Georgia College, Carrolton, GA.

Omni International Hotel, Atlanta, GA.

Macon Museum of Art, Macon, GA.

 

VISITING ARTIST / ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

701 Center for Contemporary Art,  Columbia, SC, Artist in Residence, October/December, 2014.

Columbus State University, Columbus, GA, Visiting Scholar/Artist in Residence, Spring Semester, 2011.

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, Visiting Artist - Drawing Area, 1998 - 2000.

 

TEACHING

Columbus State University, Columbus, GA, Visiting Scholar, Spring Semester, 2011.

Rhode Island College, Providence, RI, Adjunct Faculty, 2005 to present.

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, Visiting Critic for Semester-end Reviews, 2001 to 2007.

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, Winter Session Multi-Discipline Drawing Class, 2002.

University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, Adjunct Faculty, 1999 to 2001.

Rhode Island school of Design, Providence, RI, Sophomore Sculpture Faculty, 2000 and 2001.

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, Visiting Artist - Drawing Area, 1998 – 2000 .

Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, Adjunct Faculty, Drawing and 3-D Design, 1998 – 1999.

Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA, Sculpture Faculty, 1997 – 1998.

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, Department of Continuing Education, Instructor, 1993 – 1998.

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, Sculpture Department, Sophomore Welding Instructor, 1995. 

Brown University, Providence, RI, Sculpture Department Teaching Assistant, 1991-1992.