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1981 B.A. Yale, New Haven, Connecticut

Selected Exhibitions

The Burning Ones
Eva G. Farris Gallery, Thomas Moore College
January 15 – February 5
Installation exploring the seraphim

Summerfair Select
The Carnegie - Covington, Kentucky
October 25 – December 1
Exhibition featuring Summerfair grant recipients.
Two Cities.

The Carnegie - Covington, Kentucky
September 6 – October 12
Group exhibition and catalog, curated by Gary Gaffney.
Our Lady of the Angels, rotunda installation.

Bird State
Visionaries and Voices
June 5 – July 29
A group exhibition about birds. Co-curator with Ruth Burton and Neil Dignan.
Bird Veils.

Chocolat Biennial, 2012
Praoroe Gallery
November 12 - January 5
Celebrating Brian Joiner's curatorial vision.

Flora and Fauna
Bromwell's Gallery
May 5 - July 14

Buckled Wing
CREON Gallery, 238 East 24th Street, 1B, New York City
October 12 – 27

House: A community project by Tony Becker
Prairie Gallery, Cincinnati
February 11 – April 8
Catalogue funded by a grant from Summerfair, Inc.

For the Birds: an invitational exhibition that explores and celebrates the birds.
Northern Kentucky University - Fine Arts Center
February 10 – March 4

Prairie Gallery, Cincinnati
December 3 – February 4  
Curator: Brian Joiner
Group show – artists take a whimsical look at chocolate. 

Eclipse: Shadowing of the Sun
The Covington Artisan’s Enterprise, Covington, Kentucky
May 14 – June 4
Works by Tony Becker and Sheida Soleimani

Artful paper: Cut, Folded & Fabulous  
Decorative Arts Museum Of Ohio, Lancaster, Ohio
January 30 – April 18
Invitational curated by Barbara Hunzicker and Hal Stevens

Form From Form: Art From Discovery
Philip M. Meyers, Jr. Memorial Gallery, University of Cincinnati
October 29 - November 23
Curator: Mary Heider 
Group show inspired by the work of Charles Darwin

Weston Art Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio
June 20 – August 31
Large paper sculpture installations in 40’ tall exhibition space (solo show)

Out of The Box: art from the inside out 
Main Street Yoga/Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio
November 10 2008
Florida Gulf Coast University Library, Fort Myers, Florida
March 19 2009
Art made from antique jewelry cases

Riverbend Sculpture Biennial
Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, Owensboro, Kentucky
Juror: Bernice Steinbaum   Awards Consultant: Martin H. Bush
“Skycradle” Sculpture finalist

Art in the Zoo 2005
Site specific installation on Swan Lake
The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden
Curator: Yvonne van Eijden

Ner Tamid 2004: Judaica Prize Competition
Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies, Chicago
Light sculpture collaboration with Yvonne van Eijden

Art in the Grass 2004
Outdoor sculpture exhibition
Curator: Yvonne van Eijden

Massive: presence   Massive: active
SS Nova in the Mockabee
Cincinnati, Ohio   (ISCities)
“Broken” Steel sculpture

Art in the Grass 2003
Outdoor sculpture exhibition
Curator: Yvonne van Eijden
Funded by a grant from the City of Cincinnati

National Prize Show Competition
Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA
“Girl in a Chair” Wire sculpture

Mnemosyne, Goddess of Memory
The Dayton Art Institute, Ohio
Installation in the Experiencenter for “Go Figure”!
Depictions of the human figure throughout art history

School of Fine Arts, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
Hiestand Galleries
Winged sculptures installed in East Wing

Go Figure!
The Dayton Art Institute
“Daphne” Wire sculpture

Paper Angels
Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts Center, Covington, Kentucky
Winged sculptures installed in the 24’rotunda for Sculpture Month

International Juried Show “98
New Jersey Center for the Visual Arts
Juror: Nan Rosenthal   Honorable Mention

Abstraction Live
Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts Center
Group Show

Cathedral Fest 1997
Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption
Covington, Kentucky
Award for “Angel” sculpture

The Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption Centennial Competition
Covington, Kentucky
First Prize for “Church Facades” (3 watercolors on rice paper)

Art on the Square
Juried Competition
Cincinnati, Ohio

Mid-States Art Exhibition
Evansville Museum of Arts and Sciences
Evansville, Indiana

Birdman Paintings
Carnegie Arts Center
Covington, Kentucky

Stone Angels
Spring Grove Cemetery Chapel
Cincinnati, Ohio

Exhibition 280   Works on Walls
Huntington Museum of Art
Huntington, West Virginia

Mid American Biennial   1988
Owensboro Museum of Fine Art
Owensboro, Kentucky

Recent Realism   1988
Clary-Miner Gallery
Buffalo, New York

Summerfair AIA Grant 2010-2011

Selected bibliography

2009 CityBeat review, “Form from Form” by Tamera Lenz Muente, 11/3/09
“Form from Form, Art from Discovery, celebrating Charles Darwin’s
evolution legacy,” catalogue, Curator: Mary Heider, University of Cincinnati

2005 Art in the Zoo 2005 catalogue, forward by Linda Shearer, curator: Yvonne Van Eijden

2004 Art in the Grass 2004 catalogue, Curator: Yvonne Van Eijden

2003 Dialogue Magazine, “At the Junkyard with Anthony Becker” by Jane Durell
Massive: presence Massive: active catalogue, curated by Carissa Barnard and
Christopher Daniel Art in the Grass 2003 catalogue, Curator: Yvonne Van Eijden Cincinnati grant

2001 CityBeat article, “Ins and Outs” by Fran Watson

Teaching Experience

2011 -2001 Art Academy of Cincinnati, Community Education instructor for painting, drawing, and portfolio review.

2011 -2001 ARC - Artists Reaching Classrooms. Directed by the Taft Museum.

2005 The Springer School Artist in Residence, in collaboration with Yvonne Van Eijden

2004 Hamilton Elementary School   Artist in Residence

2002 Dayton Art Institute   A workshop with high school students for the
“Go Figure” installation.

2002-1998 The Scripps School Program   Directed by the Contemporary Arts Center Elementary and high school students visit artist’s studios.