Nelda Gilliam CV     Catalog of Available Works

 
 
 
 
 
CV
 

NELDA GILLIAM   
Lives in USA

Catalog of Available Works

Education:
1973     University of Houston, Texas, USA
1980     Glassell School of Art, Houston, Texas, USA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012 “Moments”, Koelsch Gallery, Houston, Texas
2010 “Summer In Dubai” Koelsch Gallery, May 2010, Houston, Texas USA
2009 “Words Unspoken-Marks Unspoken” XVA Gallery, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2008 “Dubai Lines”, Koelsch Gallery, May 2008, Houston, Texas USA
2007 “Houston Diary”, Premiere of documentary film with exhibition at Alliance
Francaise, Houston, Texas, USA
2007 “Recent Work”, Ave Gallery, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2006 “Palimpsest”, XVA Gallery, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2006 “Palimpsest”, Gallery 76, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2005 “Silenced”, Gallery 76, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2004 “Metaphor”, XVA Gallery, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2003 “Houses of Memories”, XVA Gallery, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2002 “Listening, Observing”, C. G. Jung Gallery, Houston, Texas
1999 “Traces of Sand”, Yukiko Lunday Gallery, Houston, Texas
1997 “Creating Ourselves”, Dhahran Art Gallery Lounge, Saudi Aramco, Kingdom of
Saudi Arabia
1997 “Creating Ourselves”, exhibited for Arabic Women only, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,
Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
1983 “Solo”, Silver Images Gallery, Houston, Texas

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013 “Movement”, Art in the Park, Nature Discovery Center, Bellaire, Texas
2012 “God”, Art Car Museum, Houston, Texas
2012 “Bird Brain”, Mother Dog Studios, Houston, Texas
2012 “Background Noise.”, Gallery/Studio, Houston, Texas
2012 “Camera, Light, Action”, Koelsch Gallery, Houston, Texas
2011 “Art Crawl”, Curated by John Runnels, Mother Dog Studios, Houston, Texas, USA
2011 “Reconstruction”, Art Car Museum, Houston, Texas
2011 “Summer Show”, XVA Gallery, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2010 “Unseen and Beyond”, Gallery 76, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2010 “Somewhere Else” Gallery 76, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2010 “Bastikiya Art Fair”, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2010 “Four Artists-Four Statements + One”, Gallery 76, United Arab Emirates
2010 “ Saatchi 10”, Curated by Charlotte Bonham-Carter, Museum of New Art, Detroit,
Michigan, USA
2009 “Women’s Rooms”, Bastikiya Art Fair, United Arab Emirates
2008 “FiveArtists/FiveStatements”, Gallery 76, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2008 “Dubai-Creek Art Festival, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2007 “Dubai-Creek Art Festival, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2003 “Small Works”, XVA Gallery, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Curated by Mona Hauser
2002 “Art Crawl”, Mother Dog Studios, Houston, Texas, Curated by John Runnels
2002 “Members Exhibition”, DIAC, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2001 “Gallery Artists”, Majlis Gallery, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2001 “Members Exhibition”, DIAC, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2000 “Members Exhibition”, DIAC, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1999 “3rd Annual Christmas Show” Yukiko Lunday Gallery, Houston, Texas
1999 “Sharjah International Biennial Juried Exhibition”, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
1998 “2nd Annual Christmas Show” Yukiko Lunday Gallery, Houston, Texas
1998 “Senior Citizen Exhibition”, Diverse Works, Houston, Texas, Curated by H. J. Bott
1997 “Art Crawl”, Mother Dog Studios, Houston, Texas, Curated by John Runnels
1994 “Paintings & Drawings”, Susan Stem Villa, Al Khobar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
1993 “Conception, Preconception”, Firehouse Gallery, Houston, Texas
1993 “Goddesses, Witches, and Saints;The Powerful Spirit of Women”, Firehouse Gallery,
Houston, Texas
1992 “Small Works”, Art League of Houston, Houston, Texas
1992 “Common Denominator”, Firehouse Gallery, Houston, Texas
1992 “Women Taking a Stand”, Firehouse Gallery, Houston, Texas
1991 “Members Salon Exhibition”, Firehouse Gallery, Houston Women’s Caucus for Art,
Houston, Texas
1989 “New Members Exhibition”, Houston Women’s Caucus for Art, Firehouse Gallery,
Houston, Texas
1982 “Three Artists”, Portland Gallery, Houston, Texas
1982 “Group of Five”, Design Works, Houston, Texas

ARTICLES PUBLISHED

Feature Article, “Art Speak Easy”, Inside Out Magazine, March 2007
Feature Article, “Water, sand and Space” exhibition, Sharjah Museum of Art, Sharjah,
United Arab Emirates, April 2005

NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZINE ARTICLES

Khaleej Times, Bastikiya Art Fair, March 2010
Khaleej Times, Arts & Culture, Review of exhibition, Sep 2009
Time Out Dubai, Review of exhibition, Sep 2009
Gulf News, Weekend Art Review, October 2009
Time Out Dubai, Review of exhibition, Nov 2007
Liberty Magazine Cover image, Mind Over Matter issue, 2006, Dubai, UAE
InsideOut Magazine, “Organic Art”, November 2006, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
New Signature Art Competition Brochure, 2006, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Khaleej Times, (Arabic) 2006, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Panama Magazine, “Sound of Silence” 2005, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Canvas Magazine, “Silenced”, 2005, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
ArtDubai Magazine, “Nelda Gilliam’s Metaphor”, 2005, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Arabian Sun, “Beauty and Terror”, 1997, Dhahran, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

MEMBERSHIPS

Director and Curator, Gallery 76, Dubai International Art Center, Dubai, UAE, 2004-2011
Advisory Board, Dubai International Art Center, Dubai, UAE, 2004-2011
Women in The Visual and Literary Arts, Houston, Texas, 1997-present
Houston Women’s Caucus for Art, 1990-1993
Treasurer, 1992-1993
Advisory Board, 1990

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES

Born in Brownwood, Texas, USA
Brownwood High School
Howard Payne University, Brownwood, Texas
1973-1977 University of Houston, Houston, Texas
Studied studio courses of drawing, design, painting, color
21 hours of Art History
1980 Glassell School of Art, Houston, Texas, studied painting
1980-1989 Interior Design Consultant, Foley’s Department Store
1990 Rented studio space in Houston, Texas, and devoted myself
to producing fine art paintings, drawings, small sculptures and installations

 

NOTES
Nelda Gilliam
b.1942. Nelda Grace Phillips in Lohn,
Texas (no memories); then Brownwood,
(grade school, Jr. High, High School,
Howard Payne University); then Austin;
then Pennsylvania; then Ohio; then
Maryland; then Dallas, (University of
North Texas); then Long Island, NY;
then Houston, (University of Houston);
then Saudi Arabia; then Houston;
then Dubai for 13 years.