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Kelly Borsheim's Current/Upcoming Art Exhibits & Events:

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Artist Kelly Borsheim currently is currently working in Florence, Italy.
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[figure art]
"Still Life with Artichoke, Radishes, Potatoes, snd Leaves"
30 x 50 cm, oil on canvase
copyright 2014 Kelly Borsheim

Articles

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Selected Exhibitions

Passages, Morocco: 2013
[exhibition art]
Places and Poses: 2011
[art exhibition Texas]
Inspired by Italy: 2010
[Italy Inspired Art Exhibition]
Exhibit Italia: 2009
[drawing art]

Past Exhibitions / Events and Awards:

(For a complete listing, please visit www.borsheimarts.com/artshows.htm).
2017 May 19-20, 2017: LiberArte event in downtown Austin, Texas
April 7, 2017: Sculptor's Dominion, Boerne, Texas, USA
Unpacking the Shadow Lakewood/Denver, Colorado - 50 miniature pieces [3-in cubed with short essay] from female artists around the globe; January 3-31
2016 "Scultori in Cava" Stone carving Symposium, Vellano, Italy - Pinocchio theme
2015 2015 October 22 - 25: LONDON (yes, England!) Bargehouse - Oxo Tower Wharf The Artists' Fair
September 8-9: "Rembrandt Meets Picasso: Art Party with Kelly Borsheim and Warren Cullar (Picasso)" Austin, Texas
May 17: Fundraiding art auction against domestic violence, benefiting ArtemisiA, Florence, Italy [Firenze, Italia]
April 17-May 15, DRAWN 2015: Manifest Gallery, 2727 Woodburn Ave, Cincinnati, Ohio 45206
Kickstarter project: Casting Call: I'm Melting! Melting! . . . into Bronze [succesful first campaign! March 2015; completed October 2015]
2014 12 October - 7 December 2014: "Giuseppe's Tools" oil painting has been chosen by the jurors to be included in the The Royal West of England Academy's 162nd Annual Open Exhibition in Bristol, United Kingdom
Rusalka, Bulgaria,: Participant in Stone Carving Symposium
Art Competition Judge and Teacher in Sarina, Australia: Sarina Arts Festival Judge, taught adult workshop in Sight-Size Pastel and Charcoal Drawing Method (to adults), guest teacher in local schools during the festival week [all ages], and consulted for mural in local high school with the kids.
"Personalities: Wine, Art, People" - solo exhibition at VinOutlet, Firenze, Italia
"Salon International" Greenhouse Fine Art, San Antonio, Texas
"The Sculptor's Dominion" large sculpture exhibition, San Antonio, Texas
"Passages - Morocco" solo exhibition at Baraka, Firenze, Italia
2013 Memoirs, Memories & More! Book presentation, December 11, 2013; Sala Uno Art Gallery (part of the Scala Santa Complex – San Giovanni) Piazza di Porta S. Giovanni, 10, Rome
Open Studio to present new works, "Passages - Morocco" in Firenze, Italia
Stone Symposium in Castelvecchio, Tuscany, Italy: stone = Pietra Serena
Stone carving in Pontremoli, Italy: Medieval Festival - marble carving
2012 Sculpture Challenge Carved Stone Fundraiser for PAWS, Dripping Springs, Texas
Tuscan mural -- Kelly's FIRST Mural: Executed in about three weeks (plus lots of drawing and planning; private home in Caprese Michelangelo, Italia
2011 Places and Poses", solo exhibition (sculpture and 2-d) at Quattro Gallery, Austin, Texas
Summer of Sculpture, juried exhibit on the Texas Society of Sculptors, Georgetown Library, Texas
Showcase of Sculpture, juried exhibition at New Braunfels Art Gallery, Texas
Dripping Springs Art Studio & Gallery Tour, guest of Carved Stone, Dripping Springs, Texas
Salon International 2011 (Awarded Judge's Honorable Mention) Greenhouse Gallery of Fine Art; San Antonio, Texas USA (2011 Exhibit Judge: Daniel E. Greene, N.A.)
2011 Stone Carving Competition and Fine Arts Festival, The Vineyard at Florence, Florence, Texas USA
Sculpture Challenge Dripping Springs, Texas
Celebrate Kelly Borsheim - 10 years featured artist January and February, Franklin Barry Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana USA
"Italian Inspirations II"; SOLO exhibit (continued), The Vineyard at Florence; Florence, Texas USA
[oil painting Salon - Buskers in Firenze]
"Buskers in Firenze" (Italia)
16" x 12" oil on board
by Kelly Borsheim

Awarded the Judge's Honorable Mention
Judge: Daniel E. Greene
2010 "Italian Inspirations II"; SOLO exhibit, The Vineyard at Florence; Florence, Texas
E.A.S.T. [East Austin Studio Tours: guest artist with Beth Schoen Sculpture Studio; Austin, Texas
Urban Groove solo exhibit at Urban Groove Salon; Austin, Texas
"DAVE" AVAA's COLLABORATION Exhibit: honoring model David Larsen; Julia C. Butridge Gallery; Austin, Texas
Sei Divino Wine & Cocktail Gallery: solo exhibit, Firenze, Italia
Art Invitational, Flat Creek Estate Winery, Marble Falls, Texas
Annigoni's Legacy - Annual Student & Staff Exhibition of the Angel Academy of Art Villa Bardini, Florence, Italy [Firenze, Italia]
"Italian Inspirations 2010"; SOLO exhibit, Sei Divino, Florence, Italy
2010 Stone Carving Competition & Art Festival: The Vineyard, Florence, Texas
"Wine, Women, and Wood", 2-person art exhibit with wood artist Thierry Amisse, Village Green South, Austin, Texas
Sculpture Challenge Dripping Springs, Texas
For the Love of Art juried exhibit, Artspace Gallery, Austin, Texas
Calendar N*des-of-the-Month February 2010 (Day 3): Barebrush.com Competition Pencil drawing "Ranieri" chosen by juror Tom Picard, artist, and long-time Salmagundian Club member
2009 E.A.S.T. - East Austin Studio Tour (Texas): Guest Artist at Schoen Sculpture Studio, Austin, Texas
Featured Artist: Kelly Borsheim Nov 2009; Franklin Barry Gallery, Indianapolis
FineArtViews Painting Competition - October 2009: "Relinquish" - Finalist
FineArtViews Painting Competition - September 2009: "Il Mimo - Firenze, Italia" - Finalist in Pastel Category
"The 32nd Anniversary Exhibit & Reunion AVAA, Austin, Texas; "Relinquish" oil painting won a perfect score from each of three judges
New Drawings by Kelly Borsheim; solo exhibit in Pozzo Divino (Enoteca); Florence, Italy
L'Arte del Sei Divino; group exhibit organized by Kelly in Firenze, Italia
2009 Annual Exhibition of the Angel Academy of Art; Florence, Italy (faculty and students)
"Kelly Borsheim: Luce dall’oscurità" (Light from Darkness); SOLO exhibit, Sei Divino, Florence, Italy
[Award Winning figurative oil painting Relinquish]

"Relinquish"
awarded a perfect score by each of three judges
Austin Visual Arts Association Group Exhibit 2009

2008 ABIA/AVAA 3D Exhibit Austin Visual Arts Association in the Austin Bergstrom International Airport (invited artist)
TSOS / The Crossings 2008 Texas Society of Sculptors' sculpture exhibit in Austin, Texas
2008 Annual Exhibition of the Angel Academy of Art; Florence, Italy
2007 City-Wide Art V Juried by art critic John T. Spike; Florence, Italy (Tuscany)
Sponsored by ZanZara and supported by Amici di St. James A New Rosedale Home invited artist exhibitor; Host: Keith Hogan, Austin, Texas
Botkins Sculpture Invitational Botkins, Ohio
"i disegni" Open Studio Drawing from Italy; Cedar Creek, Texas USA
2007 Designer Showhouse Event: Villa Vistas & Violins; hosted by the Women's Symphony League of Austin; my large "Ten" bronze was showcased thanks to Laura Britt Design and The Home Retreat, Austin, Texas
2006 Sculpture in the Park; juried exhibit; Benson Sculpture Garden, Loveland, Colorado
Sculpture in the South; Summerville, South Carolina (invited to exhibit and speak)
Expressions 2006, 5 May-3 June; solo show at the Franklin Barry Galley, Indianapolis, Indiana
Sculptors' Dominion Invitational 2006, 8-30 April; San Antonio, Texas
UNCLAD 2006 - The Fine Art of the Figure; 6-9 April; Mckenzie Building (Pearl District); Portland, Oregon
UNCLAD 2006 - The Fine Art of the Figure; 17-19 March; Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center; 27130 102nd Ave NW; Stanwood, Washington (north of Seattle) USA
The Life Drawing Show; 9-29 March; Austin Visual Arts Association, Austin, Texas (My painting "Sandy" was on the invitation.)
Stone Carving with Master Vasily Fedorouk; 18-26 February; hosted in my home studio, Cedar Creek, Texas
2005 Kelly Borsheim Exhibit, solo show at the Franklin Barry Galley, Indianapolis, Indiana
'Art in Design' Fund-raising Event for Caritas of Austin, The Home Retreat, Austin, Texas
Meet the Artist, Ferencak Gallery, Oak Park (Chicago area), Illinois
Sculptors' Dominion Invitational 2005; San Antonio, Texas
Dripping Springs Community Library Pond & Garden Tour In The Hills; Carved Stone, Dripping Springs, Texas
Stone Carving with Master Vasily Fedorouk; March 26-29, hosted in my home studio, Cedar Creek, Texas
International Artexpo New York; SOLO Booth, New York City
The Art at the Spa Experience; Solo exhibit, Steven Todd Spa at the Ranch, Austin, Texas
2004 FACET - Fine Art Creative Expressions of Texas; Austin, Texas
Artists Interruptus, Anti-Censorship Art Show by ACLU, The Old School, Austin, Texas
8th Annual Stone Carvers' Exhibition; Redstone Art Center, Redstone, Colorado
Museo Gilardi Presents Kelly Borsheim; Museo Gilardi, Forte Dei Marmi, Italy
Sculpture in the South; Summerville, South Carolina (invited to exhibit)
Michelangelo or Bust! exhibit in private home in Lakeway, Texas
Sculptors' Dominion Invitational 2004; San Antonio, Texas
2003 36th Annual Artists' Harvest; Austin, Texas
Featured Artist of the Month (October); Bastrop Fine Arts Gallery; Texas
In the Line of Fire Art Auction & Gala; Bastrop, Texas
Sculptfest 2003; hosted by the Texas Society of Sculptors; Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum; Austin, Texas
Rockport Center for the Arts 2003 Sculpture Exhibit; with TSOS, Rockport, Texas
Daya Salon Show; Austin, Texas
Austin Bergstrom International Airport Sculpture Exhibit; Austin, Texas
The Great Outdoors Garden Adventures' Show and Sale: Austin Art in Bloom
Austin Sculpture Center's Annual Student and Faculty Exhibit (faculty)
Sculptors' Dominion Invitational; San Antonio, Texas
TSOS Spring Membership Show; First Unitarian Universalist Church, Austin (juried exhibit)
2002 Sculptfest 2002; hosted by the Texas Society of Sculptors; Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum; Austin, Texas
35th Annual Artists' Harvest; awarded "Top Ten" artist; Austin, Texas
11th Annual Loveland Sculpture Invitational Show and Sale; Loveland, Colorado
From Paper to Bronze: Sculptors Who Draw (2-person show with Marian Waldrip, July 2-28, Austin)
Sculpture in the South; Summerville, South Carolina (invited to exhibit)
The Austin Art Scene III; Austin, Texas (juried exhibit)
Salinas Arts Gala; Bastrop, Texas; Award: 1st Place in Sculpture for "Gregg" (cash award)
2001
Sculptfest 2001; hosted by the Texas Society of Sculptors; Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum; Austin, Texas
10th Annual Loveland Sculpture Invitational Show and Sale; Loveland, Colorado
Go Figure VI: Au Naturel; ACA Gallery; Austin, Texas
Salinas Arts Gala; Bastrop, Texas; Awards: 1st Place in Sculpture (cash award)

[Sculptfest]

Images of two of Kelly's sculpture
were featured on the Sculptfest 10th Anniversary poster.

2000
Artists' Harvest 2000; Austin, Texas
Sculptfest 2000; Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum; Austin, Texas
9th Annual Loveland Sculpture Invitational Show and Sale; Loveland, Colorado
Salinas Arts Gala; Bastrop, Texas
Awards: 1st Place in Sculpture and 1st Place in Oil Painting (cash award)
Bayou City Art Festival Memorial Park 2000; Houston, Texas

1999 Artists' Harvest 1999; Austin, Texas
Sculpt*fest '99; Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum; Austin, Texas
AVAANTI 10 Retrospective Show; AVAA Gallery; Austin, Texas
Rio Brazos Art Festival; Granbury, Texas
Awards: Honorable Mention in Oil Painting for Beverly
Artfest: "Artists at Work" section; Dallas, Texas
Salinas Arts Gala; Bastrop, Texas
Awards: second place in stone category (cash award)
1998 Sculpt*fest '98; Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum; Austin, Texas
Artfest: "Artists at Work" section; Dallas, Texas
Go Figure III; ACA Gallery @ Artplex; Austin, Texas
1997 Artists' Harvest 1997; Austin, Texas
Student and Faculty Exhibit of Elisabet Ney Sculpture Conservatory; Austin, Texas
Awards: People's Choice, First Place in Bronze, and Second Place in Stone
Go Figure II . . . ; ACA Gallery @ Artplex; Austin, Texas
1996 SKIN; Laughing At The Sun Gallery; Austin, Texas
1995 Go Figure . . . ; The Artists' Cooperative; Austin, Texas

Speaking Engagements:

2014
Art Competition Judge and Teacher in Sarina, Australia: Sarina Arts Festival Judge, taught adult workshop in Sight-Size Pastel and Charcoal Drawing Method (to adults), guest teacher in local schools during the festival week [all ages], and consulted for mural in local high school with the kids.
"Personalities: Wine, Art, People" - solo exhibition at VinOutlet, Firenze, Italia
2009
"My Life as One of the Madonnari (Italian street painters)"
Topics: creating temporary public art, including a few techniques and tips about street performing. Kelly shared images and stories of her experiences recreating art masterpieces from the Italian Renaissance and other periods of time and place. She told you about some of the more humorous experiences with tourists, journalists, cops, and the Italian government. And, Kelly exhibited the work of many other street painters from her first competition in southern Italy.
2009 Presentation locations: Austin, Texas (with AVAA); Raleigh, North Carolina (guest of the Carolina Mixed Media Art Guild); Franklin Barry Gallery, Indianapolis
20 & 21 May 2006
Sculpture in the South; Summerville, South Carolina (invited to exhibit & speak)
Topics: "Collaborating with Stone" (my carving process) and "The Color of Bronze" (the art of patination)
19 September 2005
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School, Dallas, Texas
Spoke with children (grades 4-7) about life as a sculptor; Topics that Kelly covered during her visit with the kids included clay portraiture, stone carving, the bronze casting process, some anatomy (with a skeleton), and, of course, how necessary drawing is to sculptors.
25 September 2004
Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, Austin, Texas
"Lecture" -- Sharing images and stories of my recent trip to Pietrasanta and Carrara, Italy
16 May 2004 40-45 minute talk to the public about how I approach stone carving; part of artist lecture series during Sculpture in the South in Summerville, South Carolina
30 October 2003
broadcast Oct. 31
repeatedly
Interviewed by Nicole Traynor at TV station News 8 Austin's studio in Austin, Texas with another artist, pastelist Mike Etie. My bronze sculptures "Together and Alone" and "The Little Mermaid" were featured during the interview as I spoke about my work. Mike Etie and I were recommended by the executive director of Austin's Artists' Harvest (an indoor fine arts festival) to be interviewed to help promote the show occurring Nov. 1 & 2.
See the interview on News 8 Austin.
10 September 2003
about
4:30-5:15 p.m.
Appeared with other local sculptors live on KLBJ radio 93.7 in Austin, Texas, with Mike Steele and "Powermouth Patty" to help promote the upcoming Sculptfest. Three of my sculptures were shown on the Web cam and KLBJ Web site while I spoke about my work and the festival.
7 April 2003
about
5:30-7:10 a.m.
Interviewed by Fox (Channel) 7 Morning News Reporter Chrystal Cotti. The live TV interview aired in 4 segments of 2 minutes each (with about 30 minutes of news between segments). Basic topics covered: bronze casting process, stone carving, bas relief sculpture, and drawing and painting for sculpture reference
19 May 2002 40-45 minute talk to the public about how I approach stone carving; part of artist lecture series during Sculpture in the South in Summerville, South Carolina
October 2001 Spoke to 2 classes of students about the business side of being an artist;
Reagan High School; Austin, Texas
October 2000 Seminar Panelist on the topic Marketing Your Art on the Internet
hosted by the Austin Visual Arts Association (AVAA); Austin, Texas
February 1996 "How to Look at Sculpture," a half hour talk and Q&A session given twice at Cedar Creek Elementary to 8 (total) classes of 2nd-graders; Cedar Creek, Texas


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