BIO




BORN
1949 Somerville, NJ
Lives and maintains a studio in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

EDUCATION
1976 MFA, Painting, North Texas State University, Denton, TX
1972 BFA, Painting, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Emeritus Professor of Art, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA
1985 to 2012 - Professor of Art, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA
1984 to 85 - Assistant Professor of Art, MacMurray College, Jacksonville, IL
1979 to 84 - Assistant Professor of Art, Edison State Community College, Piqua, OH
1976-77 - Adjunct Professor, Texas Christian University
1976-79 - Adjunct Professor, Tarrant County Junior College,NW, Ft. Worth, TX
1972-75 - Graduate Teaching Fellowship, University of North Texas

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2020 Group Exhibition, Mason Fine Art, Atlanta, GA
2019 Body of Evidence, Figurative Works: Harry Ally & Karen Swenholt, Still Point Gallery, Alpharetta, GA
2018 Group Exhibition, Mason Fine Art, Atlanta, GA
2015 Drawn,1st International Exhibition of Contemporary DrawingManifest Gallery, Cincinnati
2015 Inaugural National Juried Art Exhibition:Gender, Indiana University, Richmond, Indiana
2014 Rare Form: New & Retrospective Work, Soren Christensen Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2013 Solo Exhibition: Nuit, Frankenberger Art Gallery, University of Charleston, Charleston, WV
2010 Harry Ally, John Hathorn, Bill Fegan Exhibition, Craighead Green Gallery, Dallas, TX
2009 Two Person Exhibition, Harry Ally/Maggie Evans, Douglasville Cultural Center, GA
2008 Harry Ally, Solo Exhibition, Edison State College Gallery, Piqua, OH
2007 Harry Ally, Debra Fritts, Christopher Cousins Exhibition, The Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2007 Harry Ally: Recent Drawings and Paintings, Hildegard’s, Valdosta, GA
2006 Three Southern Greats:Harry Ally, Maggie Hasbrouck & Ferdinand Rosa, The Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2006 Harry Ally:Recent Works, Kresge Gallery, Lyon College, Batesville, AK
2003 Harry Ally:Recent Works, The Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2002 Harry Ally:Paintings, the Lowe Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2001 Harry Ally, Markus Lupertz, Andrew Saftel Exhibition, the Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA
1997 Harry & Suzanne Ally Recent Works, Gallery 621, Tallahassee, FL
1996 “Idiots and Other Figures,” Georgia Southwestern College, Americus, GA
1995 “Idiots and Other Figures,” Warren Wilson College, Swannonoa, NC
1993 “Recent Works: An Exhibition of Drawings, Paintings, and Monotypes,” Dekalb College, Atlanta, GA
1992 Recent Works, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA
1990 Recent Works, MacMurray College, Jacksonville, IL
1989 Recent Works, Berea College, Berea, KY
1987 Recent Works, Georgia Southern College, Statesboro, GA
1986 One Man Exhibition, North Florida Junior College, Madison, FL

GALLERY REPRESENTATION
2018 to Present, Mason Fine Art, Atlanta, GA
2006 to 2008 Julie Nester Gallery, Park City, Utah
2008 to 2012 Craighead Green Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2008 to 2019 Soren Christensen Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana
2007&2008 Stricoff Gallery, NYC, New York
2010-2013 Pryor Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
2000 to 2010 Lowe Gallery, Los Angeles, California & Atlanta, Georgia
Gallery One(Bill Campbell), Ft. Worth, TX

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015 Gender:National Juried Exhibition, Indiana University East, Richmond, IN
2014 Drawn, Annual International Exhibition of Contemporary Drawing, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
2013 Group Exhibition: Yes, Artspace III, Fort Worth, Texas
-- Group Show w/Prospect .1 Biennial, Soren Christensen Gallery, New Orleans, LA
-- Lowe Gallery Group Show, Atlanta, GA
-- 22nd National Juried Fine Art Exhibition, Douglasville Cultural Center, GA
2010 Three Person Exhibition, Craighead Green Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2007 21st National Juried Fine Art Exhibition, Douglasville Cultural Center, GA
-- Harry Ally, Recent Drawings and Paintings, Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA
-- Harry Ally, Recent Drawings and Paintings, Hildegard's, Valdosta, GA
-- Figures, Group Exhibition, City Market, Valdosta, GA
-- Recent Works: Harry Ally, Craig Hawkins, Matt Armstrong, Loft Gallery, Valdosta, GA
2006 Group Exhibition, Julie Nester Gallery, Park City, UT
-- Twelve New Paintings, Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA
-- Exhibition of Recent Work, Kresge Gallery, Lyon College, Batesville, AK
2005 Art Miami International, The Lowe Gallery Pavilion, Miami, FL
-- Installation in Doheny Mansion, Beverly Hills, CA, through The Lowe Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
-- “Recent Works: Harry Ally, Dusty Griffith, and Wiliam Morris,” The Lowe Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2004 “Recent Works: Harry Ally, Dusty Griffith, and Wiliam Morris,” The Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA
-- ATLart(04) Exhibition, The Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2003 “Recent Works: Harry Ally, Maggie Hasbrouck, and Ferdinand Rosa,” The Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA
-- “Inaugural Exhibition: Works by 22 National and International Renowned Artists,” The Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA
-- Invitational Group Exhibition, MacMurray College, Jacksonville, IL
2002 Invitational Group Exhibition, MacMurray College, Jacksonville, IL
-- “30th Anniversary Exhibition,” Neiman Marcus, Atlanta, GA The Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA
- -- 13th Anniversary Show, The Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2001 12th Anniversary Show, The Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA
-- The Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA
-- Positive Negative Sweet Sixteen, 16th National All Media Juried Exhibition, Slocumb Galleries, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
2000 19th Annual Hoyt National Exhibition, The Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts, New Castle, PA
1999 Truth in Form: Abstract Painting in the South, Eleven-State Juried Exhibition, The 621Gallery, Tallahassee, FL
-- Second Annual Miniature ’99 International Exhibition, Period Gallery, Omaha, NE
1998 National XX Biennial Exhibition, Chattahoochee Valley Art Museum, LaGrange, GA
-- Southworks ’98, Regional Juried Exhibition, The Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, GA -- 11th National Juried Art Exhibition, The South Cobb Arts Alliance, Mableton, GA
-- Miniature ’98 National Exhibition, Period Gallery, Omaha, NE
1997 Americas 2000, All Media Competition, National Juried Art Exhibition, Minot State University, Northwest Art Center, Minot, ND
-- Eighth Annual 1997 Summer Showcase, Regional Juried Art Exhibition, Thomasville Cultural Art Center, Thomasville, GA
-- Lowndes/Valdosta Regional Juried Art Exhibition, Lowndes/Valdosta Arts Commission, Valdosta, GA
-- “Harry Ally and Suzanne Ally: Recent Works,” The 621 Gallery, Tallahassee, FL
1996 University of Texas: Permanent Collection Exhibition, University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, TX
-- “Harry Ally and Blake Pearce: Recent Works,” Lowndes Valdosta Arts Commission, Valdosta, GA
1993 58th Annual National Exhibition, Cooperstown Art Association, Cooperstown, New York
-- 36th Chautauqua National Exhibition of American Art, Chautauqua Art Association Galleries, Chautauqua, New York
-- “Valdosta Works on Paper V,” National Juried Exhibition, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA
1992 Recent Paintings, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA
-- Valdosta Works on Paper IV, National Juried Exhibition, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA
1991 National Works on Paper, University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, TX
1990 “Recent Works/Drawings and Paintings,” MacMurray College, Jacksonville, IL
-- Tenth Annual National Small Paintings Exhibition, Wichita Art Association, Wichita, KS
-- Small Paper Works National, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA
1989 “Recent Works/Drawings and Paintings,” Berea College, Berea, KY
-- 19th National Works on Paper Exhibition, Minot State University, Minot, ND
-- Small Paper Works National, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA
1988 24th Annual National Juried Exhibition, Academy of the Arts, Easton, MY
-- 8th Annual Juried Exhibition, Two State Competition – Georgia and South Carolina, The Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, Augusta, GA
-- 6th Annual Dekalb Council for the Arts Mardi Gras Invitational Exhibition, Atlanta, GA
1987 Small Works Exhibition, National Juried Exhibition, Schoharie County Arts Council, Cobleskill, NY
-- Carrollton Regional Juried art Exhibition IV, State Juried Exhibition-Georgia, West Georgia College, Carrollton, GA
-- Recent Paintings, Georgia Southern College, Statesboro, GA
1986 6th Annual Juried Exhibition-The Augusta Art Association-Twelve State, Southeastern U.S. Juried Exhibition, Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, Augusta, GA
-- 22nd University of Delaware Biennial Exhibition, A National Works on Paper Exhibition, University of Delaware, Newark, DE
-- Mt. San Jacinto National Juried Exhibition, Mt. San Jacinto College, San Jacinto, CA
1985 5th Annual Juried Exhibition-The Augusta Art Association-Twelve State, Southeastern U.S. Juried Exhibition, Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, Augusta, GA
-- Illinois State Juried Exhibition, Illinois State fair, Springfield, IL
1984 TFAA’s Annual National Exhibition- National Juried Exhibition, Texas Fine Arts Association, Austin, TX
-- Pensacola National Portrait Exhibition-National Juried Exhibition, Pensacola Junior College, Pensacola, FL
-- Solo Exhibition, Sinclair Community College, Dayton, OH
-- Three Person Exhibition, Hayner Cultural Center, Troy, OH
1983 2-D National 83-National Juried Exhibition, Angel’s Gate cultural Center, San Pedro, CA
-- Ohio State Fine Arts Juried Exhibition, Ohio State Fair, Columbus, OH
1978 Tarrant County Junior College North West Campus, Fort Worth, TX
1976 54th Annual Juried Exhibition-National Juried Exhibition, Meadows Museum of Art, Centenary College Shreveport, LA
-- The Southwest/Tarrant County Annual Exhibition
1976-Southwestern U.S. Juried Exhibition, Fort Worth Museum of Art, Fort Worth, TX
-- All Media National Art Competition, Juried Exhibition, Houston Center, Houston, TX
1975 American Painters in Paris Exhibition, National Juried Exhibition, Paris Convention Center, Paris, France
-- The Southwest/Tarrant County Annual Exhibition
1975-Southwestern U.S. Juried Exhibition, Fort Worth Museum of Art, Fort Worth, TX
-- Texas College Art Show, Mountain View College, Dallas, TX
1974 Texas College Art Show, Mountain View College, Dallas, TX
-- American Contemporary Arts and Crafts Slide Library Exhibition-National Juried Exhibition, Palm Beach, FL
-- 50th Annual April Art Exhibition- National Juried Exhibition, Springville Museum of art, Springville, UT
1973 Artists’ Biennial Exhibition-Thirteen Sate Southeastern Exhibition, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA


SELECTED AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
2004 Excellence in Professional Activities Award, College of the Arts, VSU
2004 Featured Artist, The Pedestal Magazine, Online Publication
2003 Featured Artist, Atlanta Visitors Guides
2000 Merit Award, The 19th Hoyt National Art Exhibition, The Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts, New Castle, PA
1998 Purchase Award, Southworks ’98, Regional Juried Exhibition, The Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, GA
-- Special Recognition Award, Miniature ’98 National Exhibition, Period -Gallery, Omaha, NE
1997 First Place 2-d Award, Lowndes/Valdosta Regional Art Exhibition, Lowndes/Valdosta Arts Commission, Valdosta, GA
1995 Georgia Council for the Arts, Individual Artist Grant
1993 Grumbacher Award, 58th Annual National Exhibition, Cooperstown Art Association, Cooperstown, NY
-- First Place, Valdosta Works on Paper V, National Juried Exhibition, Valdosta, GA
1991 Purchase Award/Best in Show, 1991 National Works on Paper Exhibition, University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, TX
1978 Best of Show-Sam Cantey Memorial Award, Mayfest Juried Art Exhibition, Fort Worth, TX
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