David Spear

4206 A Rollins Road

Columbia, Missouri 65203

573-489-0469

art@alleywayarts.com

www.alleywayarts.com

 

EDUCATION

 

1999    BFA    General in Fine Arts   University of Missouri- St. Louis (Cum Laude)

 

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS

 

2008    True/False Film Festival Poster Columbia, MO

            Jefferson Junior High School Columbia, MO

2007    University of Missouri Memorial Union Columbia, MO

            Wabash Bus Station  Columbia, MO

            Blues, Roots, and BBQ Festival Poster Columbia, MO

2006    Boone Hospital Columbia, MO

            H & R Block Headquarters Kansas City, MO

2004    Nick and Jake's Restaurant Parkville Kansas City, MO

2003    Sophia's Restaurant Columbia, MO

2000    Addison's Restaurant Columbia, MO

1998    Cicero's Music Venue University City, Missouri

1994    Quinton's Bar Columbia, MO

 

AWARDS

 

2008    Best Local Artist 2007 voted public Inside Columbia Magazine Columbia, MO

2007    Honorable Mention Missouri 50 Sedalia, MO

                        Juror: Saralyn Reece Hardy, Director of Spencer Museum of Art

            The Award of Excellence City as Art Art Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO

                        Jurors: Shannon Fitzgerald, Chief Curator, Contemporary Art Museum,

St. Louis, Missouri and Bob Hansman, Associate Professor, Washington University.

2006    First Place Membership Show Columbia Art League Columbia, MO

Honorable Mention Professional Drawing Boone County Art Show Columbia, MO

2005    First Place Our Home Town Columbia Art League Columbia, MO

            Juror: Director of the Ashley-Hodge Gallery Central Methodist University

2004    First Place Professional Drawing Boone County Art Show Columbia, MO

            Third Place Best in Show Art in the Park Columbia, MO

2003    Best Local Artist Vox Magazine Columbia, MO

1999    Third Place 5th Annual Regional Exhibition St. Charles College, St. Charles, MO

1998    First Place Student Show University of Missouri- St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

            Faculty Juried

1984    Design Award Pinewood Derby Pack 787 St. Louis, MO

 

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2009    Altered Realities Columbia Art League Columbia, MO

Politically Speaking Columbia Art League Columbia, MO

2008    Alumni Show University of Missouri-St. Louis St.Louis, MO (invitational)

Group Exhibition Museum of Contemporary Art, Jefferson City, MO (invitational)

2007    City as Art Art Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO

            Visual Sounds Columbia Art League Columbia, MO

            Figuratively Speaking Columbia Art League Columbia, MO

            Group Exhibition PS Gallery Columbia, MO (invitational)

2006    Missouri 50 Missouri State Fair Sedalia, MO

            New Year Visions Columbia Art League Columbia, MO

2005    The New Regionalist The Elizabeth Rosier Gallery Jefferson City, MO (invitational)

            Shutters Columbia Art League Columbia, MO

            Mosaics St. Charles Art Festival, St. Charles, MO

            Our Home Town Columbia Art League, Columbia, MO

            Art in the Park Columbia Art Festival, Columbia, MO

2004    Art in the Park Columbia Art League, Columbia, MO

            Solo Show Tellers' Gallery Columbia, Columbia, MO

2002    9-11 Art St. Louis St. Louis, MO

            Solo Show Tellers' Gallery Columbia Columbia, MO

2000    One Art Saint Louis St. Louis, MO

            Solo Show Tellers' Gallery Columbia, MO

1999    5th Annual Regional Fine Art Exhibition St. Charles College, St. Charles, MO

            Senior Show University of Missouri-St.Louis St. Louis, MO

            Varsity Art 5 Art Saint Louis St. Louis, MO

1998    Museum of Myth, Mystery and Mayhem St. Louis City Museum, St. Louis,MO

            Jazz on View Saint Louis Artists' Guild, St. Louis, MO

            Student Show University of Missouri-St. Louis St. Louis, MO

  

DOCUMENTARIES

 

Choate, David "2008 Artist in Residence David Spear and the Artist of Jefferson Jr. High" 2008

 

Choate, David "Wabash Station Artist Profiles" 2007

 

Choate, David "Wabash Station" 2007

 

Film students from the University of Missouri-KC "Art on the Block"

Documentary about the artwork installed in the H & R Block Headquarters 2006 (shown on PBS)

 

TELEVISION

 

Han, Ugin KOMU TV 8 "Canvassing the City" May, 15 2006

 

All video can be seen at http://alleywayarts.com/about/videos.php#videocontent

 

ARTIST IN RESIDENCY

 

2008  Jefferson Junior High School, Columbia, MO

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Gerling, Jennifer "Like Benton" Missouri Life February  2009

 

Chadwick, Katlin "Collaborative Art Helps Children Work Together" Columbia Missourian  Jan.  3, 2009

 

Howard, Lindsey "Revealing in Risk" Columbia Daily Tribune Jan. 18, 2009

 

Waters, Amelia "Look ahead: Columbia looks for new traffic box artist" Connect Mid-Missouri website Jan. 15, 2009

 

Israel, Lynn "Art goes to the Birds to Help Animals, CAL" Columbia Daily Tribune January 27, 2008

 

Maletsky, Kiernan "Students Find Meaning in Politics Through Art" Columbia Missourian Nov. 7, 2008 

 

"Around the Columns" Mizzou Magazine, summer 2008

 

Semelka, Sara "Art to Combat Graffiti" Columbia Daily Tribune January 15, 2009

 

Heavin, Janese "Spear of Influence" Columbia Daily Tribune January 18, 2008

 

Hennebohl, Rudolf "Latein Kreativ" (Creative Latin) 2007 German Textbook on Greek Mythology.

Pgs. 31, 86,126, 160, 194

 

Sposito, Sean "Refurbished Wabash Unveiled" Columbia Daily Tribune October 12, 2007

 

Mulumby, Pamela "All Aboard with Art" Columbia Daily Tribune August 19, 2007 

 

Mulumby, Pamela "Public Art Grows in the City" Columbia Daily Tribune August 19, 2007

 

Wollridge, Lauren "Art Chugs into Station" Columbia Missourian September, 19 2006

 

Ashley, Seth "Spear Rising" Columbia Daily Tribune May 14, 2006

 

Miller, Greg "Percent for Art Goes Local" Columbia Daily Tribune April 22, 2006

 

Reed Colin "Capturing Tragic History" Columbia Missourian September 11 2005

 

Schneider, Shelly A. "Art Show" The Community News September 7, 2005

 

Thum, Erica "The Peoples' Artist" Columbia Missourian April 10, 2005

 

Voss, Nicole "Lunch with a Side of Art" Columbia VOX Magazine March 6 2003

 

May, Robin "Artist Profile" Columbia Home Magazine April 1, 2001

 

Gigantic (University of Missouri-St-Louis Literary Magazine) 97-98 issue #14 front cover & pg. 83

 

LECTURES

 

2004    Columbia Art League Columbia, MO

 

2006    University of Missouri Columbia, MO

 

2007    University of Missouri Columbia, MO 

 

2008    University of Missouri Columbia, MO

            Osher- Lifelong Learning Center MU Columbia, MO

            Sedelia Visual Art Association Sedalia, MO

            Columbia Public School Art Teachers Conference Columbia, MO

            H&R Block World Headquarters- Lunch and Learn Kansas City, MO