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EDUCATION:

1998                        M.F.A.       Painting      American University

1994                        B.F.A.        Painting      Indiana University


SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2019                        Growing at Your Feet: Paintings by John Knight, Maine Audubon, Falmouth, Maine

2016                        Some Planted Some Wild, Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth, Maine

2013                       Wildflowers and Nature's Power, Dana Health Education Center, 
                               Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine

2012                        Drawing on Wildflowers, Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth, Maine

2010                        Tidal Nocturne, Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth, Maine

2009                        Wildflower Compositions, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland, Maine

2008                        Recent Work by John Knight, Portland Arts and Cultural Alliance offices, Portland, Maine

2006                        John Knight :  Maine Arts Commission 2007 Fellow in Visual Art
                                Maine State House, Augusta, Maine

2005                        Land and Soul, The Clown Gallery, Portland, Maine

2004                        Variations on a Thistle, The Via Group, Portland, Maine

2004                        Landscapes and Plants, Hudson D. Walker Gallery, The Fine Arts Work Center,
      Provincetown, Massachusetts

2002                        Weeds, Aucocisco Gallery, Portland, Maine

1999                        Growing: Drawings and Prints by John Knight
                                Lewis Gallery, Portland Public Library, Portland, Maine

1998                        John Knight - Paintings, Prints, and Drawings
                               The Dumbarton Concert Gallery, Washington D.C.



SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2018                        Maine Farmland Trust, Belfast, Maine

2018                        Independent Spirit, Dodwell Gallery, Long Island, Maine

2016                        Outside and Inside Landscape, Able Baker Contemporary, Portland, Maine

2016                        Maine Farmland Trust, Belfast, Maine

2014                        CMCA Biennial Exhibition, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, Maine

2014                        Monhegan Artists’ Residency - 25 Years, Thomas Moser, Freeport, Maine

2013                        Rachel Carson, An Enduring Legacy, George Marshall Store Gallery, York, Maine

2012                       Portes: An Exhibition of Maine Art in Greece, Municipal Gallery of Mytilene (Halim Bei)
     Mytilene, Greece  

2011                        Eastern Shores, Hillwood Art Museum, Brookville, NY

2010                        Art in Embassies Program, US Embassy, Timor – Leste

2009                        Above and Below, Greenhut Galleries, Portland, Maine

                               New Works 2009, Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, Ellsworth, Maine

2008                        Betwixt and Between: Color, Line, Texture, Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, Ellsworth, Maine
                                (curated by Bruce Brown)

2007                        Various Views of Nature, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland, Maine

2006                         The Carina House Residency : A Gift of Monhegan, Elan Fine Arts, Rockport, Maine

2004                        What's the Story? Narrative Art from the Watkins Collection,
       Watkins Gallery, American University, Washington, D.C.

2003-2004                Fine Arts Work Center Visual Fellows, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, NYC

                                 Future Masters, Cape Museum of Fine Arts, Dennis, Massachusetts

2003                         Portland Museum of Art Biennial, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine
       (Juried by Lois Dodd, Harry Philbrick and Mary Ryan)
           
1998                         Point of Departure: An exhibition of thesis works by American University MFA  
                               Candidates, WPA/Corcoran Projectspace, Washington, D.C. 

1996                         Work from the Gila: Paintings and Drawings by Chad Colby, John Knight, and Chris Sheek, Broadway Gallery,  Silver City, New Mexico                         



BIBLIOGRAPHY:

                          Busa, Christopher, “Visual Artists in Winter Residence”, Provincetown Arts 18, annual issue,   
2004/05,60-61
Collins, Kate,  “Art at Maine Audubon in Falmouth shows off the many colors of nature”, The Forecaster, January 2, 2019

Harrison, Sue, “Slipping Through the Cracks” Provincetown Banner, February 26, 2004, cover page, Arts and Entertainment

Knowles, Maggie, “Best Weeds in Town” The Portland Phoenix, March 11-17, 2005, 14           

McAvoy, Suzette, “Fertile Ground: Ingrid Ellison, Mary Barnes & John Knight” Maine Home and Design, May 2010, 87-90

Parkhurst, Emily, “Paintings will soon grace embassy walls” The Forecaster, Sept 23, 2010, 4



AWARDS:

2015                     Artist's Resource Trust Grant, Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation    
             
2011                      Fellowship, Great Spruce Head Island Art Week, Maine

2006                      Individual Artist Fellowship, Maine Arts Commission

2003                      Winter Fellowship, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, Massachusetts

1998                       JoAnn Crisp-Ellert Graduate Purchase Prize Award (Recipient through   American                    University, Washington, D.C.)                                      

1996 -1998            Full fellowship, American University graduate painting program
                                                                                                             


ARTIST RESIDENCIES:

2011                       Great Spruce Head Island Art Week, GSHI, Maine

2003 - 2004            Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, Massachusetts

2002                        Artist in Residence, Acadia National Park, Maine
 
2001                        Carina Residency, Monhegan, Maine

1999                        The Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, New York




PUBLIC ART:

2017                         Musician Mural, Aikido of Maine, Bayside Trail, Portland, Maine

2017                         Botanical Banners, Longfellow Elementary Library, Portland Maine, 2014

2014                         Longfellow Blooms, exterior mural, Longfellow Elementary, Portland Maine, 2014