Education

1984 Bachelor of Fine Arts - Painting and Printmaking Concentration, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
   

Exhibitions

2015 Vistas Juried Exhibition, Juror: Bill Gramley, Womble Carlyle Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC
     
2013 Just Around the Bend, Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro, NC
  Triad Outdoor Painters Exhibition, Reynolds Homestead, Critz, VA
  Carolina's Got Art! Juried Exhibition, Juror: Lance Esplund, Elder Gallery, Charlotte, NC
  Triad Outdoor Painters Group Show, Rockingham County Governmental Center, Wentworth, NC
     
2012 6 Inch Squared Juried Exhibition, Randy Higbee Gallery, Costa Mesa, CA
  Permanent Collection Acquisition, The Andy Griffith Museum, Mount Airy, NC
  Grand Opening Exhibit, Susan Harrell Studio & Gallery, Asheboro, NC
  Behind the Seen: Encounters with the Contemporary Family, Grant Project and Traveling Exhibition, North Carolina Families United, NC
  Dimensions 2012 National Juried Fine Art Competition, Juror: Marjorie Perrin, Associated Artists Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC
  100 for 100 Fundraiser, Center for Visual Artists, Greensboro, NC
  Juried Plein Air Spring Show, Juror: Ben Williams, Waverly Artists Group Gallery, Cary, NC
  Fourth Annual Small Treasures Juried Show, Juror: Mary Rountree Moore, Honorable Mention Award, Cary Gallery of Artists, Cary, NC
  The Sketchbook Collective, Center for Visual Artists, Greensboro, NC
     
2011 Holiday Show, Center for Visual Artists, Greensboro, NC
  Making Arrangements, Cabarrus Arts Council Gallery, Concord, NC
  Eat Me, Center for Visual Artists, Greensboro, NC
  100 for 100 Fundraiser, Center for Visual Artists, Greensboro, NC
  11th Annual Art with Heart Auction, United Family Services, Founders Hall, Charlotte, NC
     
2010 Tiny Art Show, Circa Gallery, Asheboro, NC
  Holiday Show, Center for Visual Artists, Greensboro, NC
  Holiday Gift Invitational, Alamance County Arts Council Gallery, Graham, NC
  Carolina's Got Art! Juried Art Exhibition, Juror: Mario Naves, Elder Gallery, Atherton Mill, Charlotte, NC
  Dimensions 2010 National Juried Fine Art Competition, Juror: Robert Lange, Associated Artists Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC
  Method Juried Member Competition, Juror: Fatimah Tuggar, Second Award, Center for Visual Artists, Greensboro, NC
  1+ Show, Associated Artists Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC
  Sports Exhibited, Theater Art Galleries, High Point, NC
     
2009 55th Annual Juried Art Show, Juror: Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, Durham Art Guild Gallery, Durham, NC
  Carolina's Got Art! Juried Art Exhibition, Juror: Brice Brown, Elder Gallery, Atherton Mill, Charlotte, NC
  Big and Bold, Associated Artists Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC
     
2007 NC Society of Illustrators: Expedition, Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro, NC
  Student and Faculty Exhibit, Guilford Technical Community College Library, Jamestown, NC
     
2005 NC Society of Illustrators: Play Ball, African American Atelier, Greensboro, NC
  NC Society of Illustrators: Play Ball, Marshall Gallery, Greensboro, NC
     
2004 Picture Books: North Carolina Illustrators, Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art, Greensboro, NC
     

Professional Experience

2006 - present Fine Artist, Greensboro, NC (Representational; People, Landscapes, Still Life; Primarily Oils)
   
1989 - present Freelance Illustrator, Greensboro, NC (Design, Final Art for Books, Magazines, Advertising; Primarily Airbrush and Colored Pencil, Digital)
   
1985 - 1989 Advertising Agency Preproduction Artist, Coyne Beahm Shouse, Inc., Greensboro, NC (Design, Pencil Layouts, Marker Color Comps, Final Art)
   
1982 - 1985 Mechanical Artist, Computer Business Products, Division of Bell South, Inc., Greensboro, NC (Pre-Press Department; Design, Mechanical Art)
   

Teaching Experience

2013 - present Art Instructor, Serendipity Art School, Greensboro, NC (Portrait Drawing)
   
2006 - present Art Instructor, Guilford Technical Community College, Continuing Education Department, Greensboro, NC (Drawing, Oil Painting)
   
2007 - 2009 Art Instructor, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Community Advancement through Lifelong Learning (CALL) Program (Drawing)
   
2006 - 2007 Art Instructor, Claxton Elementary School, After-School Care Enrichment Services (ACES) Program, Greensboro, NC (Ages K-5; Drawing)
   

Awards and Grants

2013 Certificated for Excellence in Teaching Drawing, Guilford Technical Community College, Greensboro, NC
2012 Permanent Collection Acquisition, The Andy Griffith Museum, Mount Airy, NC
  Grant Project and Traveling Exhibition, Behind the Seen: Encounters with the Contemporary Family, North Carolina Families United, NC
  Honorable Mention Award, Fourth Annual Small Treasures Juried Show, Juror: Mary Rountree Moore, Cary Gallery of Artists, Cary, NC
     
2010 Second Award, Method Juried Member Competition, Juror: Fatimah Tuggar, Center for Visual Artists, Greensboro, NC
     

Bibliography

Sophie Marine, "Daily Paintworks Spotlight Interview," Daily Paintworks News, November, 2013, dpwnews.blogspot.com/2013/11/dpw-spotlight-interview-don-stewart.html
Cher Threinen-Pendarvis, The Painter 11 Wow! Book, Peachpit Press, 2010, pp. 192-193, 198-199
Cher Threinen-Pendarvis, The Painter 10 Wow! Book, Peachpit Press, 2008, pp. 135, 174, 189-190
Cher Threinen-Pendarvis, The Painter 9 Wow! Book, Peachpit Press, 2006, pp. 3, 203, 210-211
Cher Threinen-Pendarvis, The Painter 8 Wow! Book, Peachpit Press, 2004, pp. 128-129, 173
Cher Threinen-Pendarvis, The Painter 7 Wow! Book, Peachpit Press, 2002, pp. 120-121, 159
Mary Cox, Artist's & Graphic Designer's Market, Writer's Digest Books, 1998, p. 198
Greg Shaber, "Drawing on the Basics," The Artist's Magazine, February, 1997, p. 43
   

Partial List of Clients (Illustration)

Arm & Hammer, LifeSavers Candy, Michelin Tires, R.J. Reynolds, Volvo Trucks, Wrangler Jeans, Charlesbridge Publishing, Focus on the Family, HarperCollins, Kiwanis International, Macmillan, Moody Press, Oxford University Press, Pocket Books, Scholastic
   
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