Professional Biography Born: 1950, Richmond, Virginia Education: 1965-1968 Blue Ridge Art School, Roanoke, Virginia (Instructor: George Solonevich) 1972, B.F.A. Painting and Printmaking , Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia Teaching: 1979-1983 University of Virginia Continuing Education, Charlottesville, Virginia (Life Drawing)
1984-1995 St. Annes-Belfield School, Charlottesville, Virginia (Chair, Fine Arts Department)
GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS, AWARDS 2016 Virginia Artists Juried Exhibition 1st place Realist Painting Award. The Charles Taylor Arts Center, Hampton, Va. 2011 Virginia Commission for the Arts Fellowship / Works on Paper 2006 – 2007 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Professional Fellowship 1999 – 2000 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Professional Fellowship 1997 – 1998 Virginia Commission for the Arts Individual Artist Grant 1992 – 1993 Virginia Commission for the Arts Individual Artist Grant 1991 Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, Va. Drawing Award (Juror: Tom Armstrong) 1989 – 1990 University of Virginia Center
for the Liberal Arts, Study in Italy Grant, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va. 1987 Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Friends of the Center Award and Drawing Award (Juror: Ned Rifkin) 1981 – 1982 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts/Va. Commission for the Arts Professional Fellowship 1980 – 1981 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Professional Fellowship SOLO EXHIBITIONS (Selected) 2020 THE LIGHT OF ITALY / ONLINE EXHIBITION / 30 Years of Traveling and Working in Italy- JULY 7 - October 7 Website Gallery Exhibition 2020 FIFTY-FIVE YEAR RETROSPECTIVE / ONLINE EXHIBITION - Opening February 27 / Website Gallery Exhibition 2018 FIVE DECADES / A DEVOTION TO REALISM (50 Year Retrospective) The Charles H. Taylor Arts Center, Hampton, Va. ONE INTENTION IN A TROUBLED WORLD, Chroma Projects, Charlottesville, Va. 2015 RETROSPECTIVE & RECENT WORK Haley Fine Art, Sperryville, Va.
2014 RECENT STILL LIFE & SELECTED WORKS FROM THE DREAM SUITE Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, Va. 2013 RIVER INN SUITE Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, Va 2012 RECENT WORK Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, Va 2011 NAXOS Piedmont Virginia Community College, Charlottesville, Va 2010 RECENT STILL LIFE WORK Warm Springs Gallery, Warm Springs, Va. NEW PAINTINGS & DRAWINGS Warm Springs Gallery, Charlottesville, Va. 2009 STILL-LIFE / THE OBSERVED WORLD OF A RIGHT-HANDED PAINTER Warm Springs Gallery, Warm Springs, Va. 2008 MAINE / WATERCOLORS Warm Springs Gallery, Warm Springs, Virginia 2007 THE OBSERVED WORLD OF A RIGHT-HANDED PAINTER Angelo’s, Charlottesville, Va. TIME ENOUGH (with excerpts from the novel) C&O Gallery, Charlottesville, Va. 2005 ITALIAN MINIATURES / PAINTINGS OF SICILY McGuffey Arts Center, Charlottesville, Virginia 2000 THE HOURS TRILOGY and ISLANDS SUITE McGuffey Arts Center, Charlottesville, Virginia 1998 TIM O’KANE / TIME ENOUGH 1993 – 1998 Selected Paintings and Drawings – Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, Virginia. 1994 TIM O’KANE/TEN YEARS Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, S.C. 1989 SELECTED DRAWINGS Piedmont Va. Community College, Charlottesville, Va. TIM O’KANE/WORKS ON PAPER Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, Va. GROUP EXHIBITIONS (Selected)
2020 “HOMEWARD BOUND / JURIED TRIENNIAL” Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, Va. 2019 “Gallery Artists Exhibition”, Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, Va. 2017 “HOMEWARD BOUND / JURIED TRIENNIAL” Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, Va. 2015 “BEYOND REAL : STILL LIFE IN THE 21ST CENTURY” Moss Arts Center, Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va. 2012“Gallery Artists” Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, Va. 2011“State of the Arts in Virginia” The Capitol Offices of Senator Mark Warner, Washington,DC (Invitational Exhibition) Summer Gallery Artists Exhibition, Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, Va. 2009“Cold Press” Gallery artists, Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, Va. Boston International Fine Art Exhibition (The Fraser Gallery) “UNPAINTING”, Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, S.C. Summer Introduction Exhibition, Hidell Brooks Gallery, Charlotte, N.C. “Vitamin C” Gallery Artists, Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, Va. The Affordable Art Fair, New York, N.Y. (The Fraser Gallery) Gallery Artists, The Fraser Gallery, Bethesda, Md. 2008 Bridge Art Fair, Miami/Basel (The Fraser Gallery) – Miami, Fl. Gallery Artists, The Fraser Gallery, Bethesda, Md. Gallery Artists, Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, Va.
2007The Butler Institute of American Art National Juried Exhibition, Youngstown, Ohio *catalogue Gallery Artists, Gallery Henoch, New York, N.Y. 2006 Gallery Artists, Gallery Henoch, New York, NY. 2005 Gallery Artists, Gallery Henoch, New York, NY. Art of the 20th Century, New York, N.Y. US Artists, Philadelphia, Pa. Contemporary American Realism VIII, Doran Gallery, Tulsa, Ok. 2003 30 YEARS, Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, Va. 2002 Realism / Regional, Le Yeux de Monde, Charlottesville, Va. 2000 New American Paintings (Juror: Howard Fox) Open Studios Press, Boston, Ma. * Catalogue # 27 1999 New American Paintings (Juror: Linda Norden) Open Studios Press *Catalogue #21 1998 ARTSITES 98 , Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, Md. , Catalog: Washington Review 1996 Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York, N.Y. 1993 Art Museum of the Americas, OFF THE MALL: Inside Washington’s Foremost Art Galleries OAS, Washington D.C 1992 PAST AND PRESENT: THE AMERICAN TRADITION OF STILL LIFE PAINTING, Adams Davidson Galleries, Washington, D.C. Rosenthal Galleries, Chicago, Illinois 1992Juried Exhibition, Peninsula Fine Arts Center (Juror: Tom Armstrong) *catalogue1991. COMMONWEALTH COLLECTS, Contemporary Art Center of Va., Va. Beach, Va. 1990 INTIMATE AND VISIONARY: 200 YEARS OF AMERICAN MASTER DRAWINGS, 1790 – 1990, Adams Davidson Galleries *catalog DRAWING THE LINE Fendrick Gallery, Washington, D.C. 1989 SMALL FORMAT WORKS (20th Anniversary Exhibition), Fendrick Gallery 1988 THE FIGURE Peninsula Fine Arts Center 1987 3 REALISTS FROM THE FENDRICK Anderson Gallery, Va.Commonwealth University, Richmond, Va. Virginia Beach Fine Arts Center, Va. Beach, Va. JURIED EXHIBITION Peninsula Fine Arts Center PUBLIC COLLECTIONS (Selected) CHRYSLER MUSEUM OF ART, Norfolk, Va. GREENVILLE COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART, Greenville, S.C. COLONNADE CLUB, PAVILION 7, University of Va., Charlottesville, Va. ROBERT H. SMITH INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR JEFFERSON STUDIES, Monticello, Charlottesville, Va. ER Carpenter Co., Richmond, Va. Crestar Bank, Richmond, Va. Virginia Power, Richmond, Va. Hirsh & Bedner, Santa Monica, California Equitable Insurance Corporation, Columbus, Ohio MacGuire, Woods & Battle, Richmond, Va.