Artists

EK Huckaby
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Born May 1957
Lives and works in Brooks, Georgia

EDUCATION
1991 BFA, Atlanta College of Art, GA

AWARDS & HONORS
2014: Working Artist Project, MOCA-Ga, Atlanta, GA
1993: Individual Artist Grant, Georgia Council For The Arts
1991: Jasper Dorsey Award, Atlanta College of Art, GA
1989: Merit Award Atlanta College of Art Gallery, GA
1988: Merit Award, Georgia State University Gallery, Atlanta, GA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2013: "The Ocean Casts the Greatest Shadow," Poem 88 Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2012: "Excursus," Poem 88 Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2004: "Le Mal des Fleurs," Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA
2001: "Dept. of Dysiatrics," Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA
1999: "Schadenfreude," Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA
1996: "Towards a History of Dust," Nancy Solomon Gallery, Atlanta, GA
1995: "Studies in Placebo Addiction," Human Arts Gallery, Atlanta, GA
1994: "Art Work and Similar Experiences," Human Arts Gallery, Atlanta, GA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013
Recollections: Five Artists respond to the L.P. Grant Mansion

2010
"Limitless," Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA

2006
"Blackbird on Your Shoulder," Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA

2005
"King Bridge Biennale," Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA

2004
"10th Anniversary Exhibition," Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA
"Flos sensus," Aliya Gallery, Atlanta, GA (catalogue)

2003
"The Emory Chairs Project," Emory University, Atlanta, GA

2002
"Transitions," The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, GA (catalogue)
"Little Things Mean A Lot," Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2001
"Small Sketches," Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2000
"Actual Paintings," Woodruff Art Center, Atlanta, GA

1999
"Drawing to a Close," Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA

1998
"Connections/Contradictions," Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
"When Tears Come Down Like Falling Rain," City Hall Gallery East, Atlanta, GA

1997
"Scratching the Surface," Modern Primitive Gallery, Atlanta, GA
"Summer Selections," Nancy Solomon Gallery, Atlanta, GA
"Aspects of Abstraction," NationsBank Building, Atlanta, GA

1996
"Gone With the Wind," City Gallery at Chastain, Atlanta, GA

1995
"Confessions," Atlanta College of Art Gallery, GA

1994
"Experience a World Without A.I.D.S.: The A.I.D.S. Cure Project Art Show," King Plow Arts Center, Atlanta, GA

1993
"20 Artists/20 Years," Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA
"Shrines from the Post-New South," Winthrop College, Rockhill, SC, and Winston-Salem, NC

1992
"Angry Love," Space One-Eleven, Birmingham, AL

1991
"Vis á Vis," Atlanta College of Art Gallery, GA
"National Sculpture Exhibition," DeLand Museum of Art, GA

1990
"Charlotte National," Spirit Square Center for the Arts, Charlotte, NC
"Dealing With Death," New Visions Gallery, Atlanta, GA, and X-art Gallery, New Orleans, LA
"The Red Year," World Gallery, Asheville, NC
"Rated Rx," New Visions Gallery, Atlanta, GA
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

1989
The subject is A.I.D.S., Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA
Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
Floor Fifty, IBM Building, Atlanta, GA
"Farewell to Forest Avenue," Nexus Gallery, Atlanta, GA
"Georgia Artists International Exhibition," Buenos Aires, Argentina
"Calgene Competition," Novelozo Gallery, Davis, CA

1988
"Georgia Artists," Nexus Gallery, Atlanta, GA
"Sex and Sexism," Untitled Gallery, Atlanta, GA
"Touched," Untitled Gallery, Atlanta, GA
"Fly," Untitled Gallery, Atlanta, GA
"19th Annual Exhibition," Greensboro Artist's League and Ward-Nasse Gallery, New York, NY
"Myths and Monsters", Untitled Gallery, Atlanta, GA
"Untitled Show," Untitled Gallery, Atlanta, GA

1987
"Biennale," Nexus Gallery, Atlanta, GA
"Enjoinimpingensconce," Clayton State College, Morrow, GA
"Critic's Choice Invitational," Decatur Arts Alliance, GA
"Death - The Frame Around the Picture," Upstairs Gallery, Tryon, NC

1986
"Reckonings," Small Press Books, Atlanta, GA
"Malconceptions," Clayton State College, Morrow, GA

1985
"Alternative Biennale," Nexus Gallery, Atlanta, GA

1984
"Political Show," Nexus Gallery, Atlanta, GA
"Body Show," Nexus Gallery, Atlanta, GA

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2013
ArtsAtl.com, 31 January 2013, "E.K. Huckaby’s enigmatic alchemy mixes science and Southern Gothic at {Poem 88}"
Atlanta Journal-Constitution 11 January 2013, "Atlanta artist delivers idiosyncratic show at Poem 88"
ArtsAtl.com, 10 January 2013, "Preview: Recollections at the L.P. Grant Mansion"
Burnaway 9 January 2013, Review: "EK Huckaby’s Shadows of Warmth and Beautiful Sadness at Poem 88"

2012
Creative Loafing, 15 Nov 2010, “On a magical mystery tour with artist EK Huckaby: Huckaby's humor casts a spell at Tanner-Hill Gallery”
Burnaway.org, 11 Nov 2010, “E.K. Huckaby’s Excursus: An uninvited guest critique”

2004
Fox, Cathy. "Creativity Flowering," The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, March 28.

2002
Feaster, Felicia. "Then and Now," Creative Loafing, July 24, p.61.
Cullum, Jerry. "E.K. Huckaby at Solomon Projects," Art In America, February.

2001
Borazjani, Joy. "Artist makes mistakes, creates new art forms," Fayette Neighbor, May 17.
Fox, Cathy. "The eerie vision of E.K. Huckaby," Atlanta Journal Constitution, May 11, 2001 pg. Q8.
Byrd, Cathy. "Vanishing act," Creative Loafing, May 9, Vol. 29, pg. 45.
Richmond, Susan E. "Department of Dysiatrics," Art Papers, September.

1999
Fox, Cathy. "Innovation, 'Discontents' Get an Airing," Atlanta Journal Constitution, July 2.
New American Paintings, Number 22, The Open Studios Press, Wellesley, MA.
Feaster, Felicia. "Gambling with Souls: E.K. Huckaby's 'Schadenfreude'," Creative Loafing, February 13, p. 27-8.
Cullum, Jerry. "Misfortune as art: Huckaby offers oblique view of the dark side," Atlanta Journal Constitution, February 19, p. Q8.

1998
Apfelbaum, Ben. "When Tears Come Down Like Falling Rain: Southern Art in Consideration of the Peculiar," Art Papers, November/December, p. 52- 53.
Byrd, Cathy. "Connections/Contradictions," Creative Loafing, September 11.

1997
Cullum, Jerry. "Scratching the Surface," catalogue essay.

1996
Byrd, Cathy. "E. K. Huckaby's Toward a History of Death," Creative Loafing, October 5.
Fox, Catherine. "Finding a spiritual viewpoint in 'Dust,'" The Atlanta Journal Constitution, October 11.
Byrd, Cathy. "Interview with E. K. Huckaby," Art Papers, July/August: 6.

1996
Thrasher, Paula Crouch. "An afternoon of modern art," The Atlanta Journal Consitution, October 19.
"Recommended," The Atlanta Journal Constitution, October 18.

1995
Harper, Glenn. "Artist's Oils Illuminate Pain, Beauty," The Atlanta Journal Constitution, December 15.
"The cure: Huckaby's 'Placebo Addiction'," Creative Loafing, December 16.
Eldredge, Richard L. "Cyber Art," The Atlanta Journal Constitution, November 5, p. M2.

1994
Cullum, Jerry. "Artist takes the willing off the beaten path," The Atlanta Journal Constitution, September 30.
Auslander, Philip. "Experience a World Without A.I.D.S.: The A.I.D.S. Cure Project Art Show," Art Papers, November/December, p. 46.

1992
Gironda, Belle. "Shrines," Creative Loafing, March 28.
Woestendick, K. "Post New South exhibit to open at Wake Forest," Winston-Salem Journal, August 30.

1991
Patterson, Tom. "Thriving and Diverse," Winston-Salem Journal, September 22, p. C6.
"Asheville Feast," Asheville Citizen-Times, January 13.

1990
Patterson, Tom. "Two Exhibits," Winston-Salem Journal, April 29.
Post, Kimberly. "The Assembled Object," Art Papers, March/April.

1989
Fox, Catherine. "How 'Junk' Finds its Way Into Galleries ‹ and Becomes Art," The Atlanta Journal Constitution, October 13.
"Floor Fifty," Art Papers, September/October.
"Coastal Exchange II," The Richmond Review, Volume 2, No. 10, July.
"Eye of the Needle," Art Papers, May/June.

1988
"Greensboro Artists League Exhibition," Triad, November 16.
Govern, Paul. "Art from all over," Triad, October 16.
Levy, E. S. "E. K. Huckaby," Art Papers, November/December.
"E. K. Huckaby: Untitled Gallery," Art Papers, November/December.

1988
"Georgia Artists Show," The Atlanta Journal Constitution, April 17.

1987
Harper, Glenn. "Atlanta," Artforum, September.
"Atlanta Biennale," The Atlanta Journal Constitution, April 12.
"Atlanta Biennale," Art Papers, July/August.

1985
"Camp Macabre in Midtown," Art Papers, September/October.

LECTURES

2002
Emory University, Atlanta, GA

1997
Emory University, Atlanta, GA
The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

1996
Atlanta College of Art, GA
Clayton State College (since 1987), GA

1995
WAGA-TV; interview on "Good Day Atlanta"

1989
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Museum of Contemporary Art, Georgia, Atlanta, GA
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
King & Spalding, Atlanta, GA
CGR, Atlanta, GA
Kilpatrick Stockton LLP, Atlanta, GA
King Plow Arts Center, Atlanta, GA
Myott, Atlanta, GA
Timothy Tew, Atlanta, GA
Todd Murphy, Charlottesville, VA