CHARLES POMPILIUS
info@charlespompilius.com


COMMISSIONS

Governor Jennifer Granholm, Official Portrait, 2011
Allan D. Gilmour, President Emeritus, Wayne State University, Official Portrait, 2013
Mark R. Weber, President, Grosse Pointe War Memorial, 2014
Kenneth B. Katz, President, Prismatic Club, 2015
US Congressman Fred Upton, Chair, Energy and Commerce, 2016
David DiChiera, Founder, Michigan Opera Theatre, 2018

THE FIGURE IN LIGHT

An ongoing blog beginning in October 2009.


UPCOMING EXHIBITION

2020 Charles Pompilius Retrospective, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2008 After Hours: Intimate Works from the Studio, David Klein Gallery
2007 Interiors, David Klein Gallery
2001 New Paintings, David Klein Gallery


INVITATIONALS

2016 Button Gallery Group Exhibition, Douglas, MI, Curator: Michael Burmeister
2009 Michigan Masters, Kresge Art Museum, East Lansing, MI, Curator: April Kingsley
2009 Personal Territory, David Klein Gallery
2007 Representation 2007, Jenkins-Johnson Gallery, New York, NY and San Francisco, CA
2007 An Assessment of Contemporary Figuration, David Klein Gallery
2001 Personal Space: Twelve Contemporary Painters, Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH Curators: Charles Kanwischer and Dennis Wojtkiewicz

PUBLICATIONS

Wildlife Sanctuary announces Artist in Residence
Noted portrait painter inspired to create ‘Lakescapes’
Ferndale artist commissioned to paint life-sized portrait of Gov. Jennifer Granholm for Capitol
Raymond Logan, Daily Painter Review, Charles Pompilius
Gerry Craig, “Charles Pompilius at David Klein”, Art in America, November 2007


AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS AND HONORS

Pollack-Krasner Foundation Grant. August 2000
Full Fellowship Award. Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, August 2000
Full Fellowship Award. MiIlay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY, June 1999
Creative Artist Support Grant. Michigan Council for the Arts, 1990


RESIDENCIES

Alpena Wildlife Sanctuary, June 2018
Glen Arbor Art Association, August 2014
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, August 2000
MilIay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY, June 1999


EDUCATION

MA 1982, MFA 1984. The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME, 1983
BFA 1976. Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Instructor. Naples Art Association, Naples, FL, 2018 to present
Instructor. Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers, FL, 2018 to present
Instructor. Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester, MI, 2013 to 2018
Instructor. College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI, Winter 2004. Painting
Visiting Assistant Professor. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA, September 2000 to May 2001, Drawing, Design
Adjunct Instructor. Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, January 1992 to May 1999
Painting, Life Drawing, Drawing


WORKSHOPS TAUGHT

The Portrait. Inspiration Alcona, Lincoln, MI. Five day workshop, 2016 and 2017
Pastels, Art in the Loft, Alpena, MI. Three day workshop, 2017


INVITED LECTURES AND INTERVIEWS

Glen Arbor Art Association, August 2014, artist in residence lecture
Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, September 19, 2001, lecture and panel discussion
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA, November 8, 2000