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Duane Paxson
www.duanepaxson.com
dpaxsonart@gmail.com
Education

1982-1984 MFA Master of Fine Arts, University of Alabama,
Major Sculpture Minor Ceramics
1975-1980 BS Bachelor of Science, Troy State University,
Major Art Minor Music

Teaching Experience
2006-present Adjunct Instructor, Troy University, Troy, Alabama
2000-2003 Adjunct Instructor, Troy University, Troy, Alabama
1993-2000 Adjunct Instructor, Auburn University, Montgomery, Alabama

Awards

2023 Stonehenge Award, 45th Montgomery Art Guild Museum Exhibition, Alabama A to Z,
Montgomery Museum of Fine Art
2021 100 Best 2021, Creative Quarterly, The Journal of Art and Design
2021 Winner-Fine Art: Professional Category, Creative Quarterly #64
2019 Halvorson Award, 43rd Montgomery Art Guild Museum Exhibition, Montgomery
Museum of Fine Art
2018 Winner-Fine Art: Professional Category, Creative Quarterly #52
2018 Juror’s Award, SECAC 2018 Members Juried Exhibition
2017 5th Prize Award, Paper West – National Works on Paper Biennial Exhibition, University
of Utah
2017 First Place MMFA Director’s Award, 42nd Montgomery Art Guild Museum
Exhibition, Montgomery Museum of Fine Art
2015 SECAC Artist Fellowship, SECAC Art Conference, Pittsburgh, PA
2014 Merit Award, 39th Lyndon House Juried Exhibition, Athens, GA
2013 Winner Fresh Talent Gallery, Creative Quarterly #32, The Journal of Art and Design
2012 2nd Place Award, SECAC 2012 Members’ Exhibition, Durham, NC
2010 Merit Award, LaGrange National XXVI, Lamar Dodd Art Center
2010 Merit Award, Southworks 2010 Juried Exhibition, OCAF Art Center
2007 Merit Award, 32nd Lyndon House, Juried Exhibition, Athens, GA
2003 Award of Excellence, The Alabama Exhibition 2003, Rosa Parks Museum,
Montgomery, AL
2002 Merit Award, LaGrange National XXII Exhibition
2000 Technical Assistance Grant, Alabama State Council on the Arts
1999 Merit Award, Renaissance 1999, Inaugural Center Regional Juried Art Exhibition,
Dickson, TN
1999 1st Place Gold Paint Brush Award, 7th Annual Regional Fine Art Exhibition, Art and
Design Society of Fort Walton Beach, The Arts Center, Mcllroy Gallery
1999 Purchase Award, Arts of the River, 20th Annual Fine Arts Competition, Savannah
College of Arts and Design
1998 Best of Show, 32nd Annual Montgomery Art Guild Regions Bank Exhibition

1998 Achievement Award, 25th Annual Bi-State Art Competition, Meridian Museum of Art
1989 Visual Arts Fellowship, Alabama State Council on the Arts


One Person - Two Person Exhibits

2021 Mors Eloquentiae, Troy University International Museum, IAC, Troy, AL
2016 Malelingue, Perspective Gallery, Virginia Tech, 2016 SECAC Conference Fellowship
Show
2015 La Strega, Ingram Studio Art Center Space, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.
2014 Ivory Tower, Wiregrass Museum of Art, Dothan, AL.
2014 Ivory Tower, Myers Gallery, Athens Academy, Athens, GA.
2012 Ivory Tower, McIlroy Gallery, Mattie Kelly Art Center Galleries, Northwest Florida
State University, Niceville, FL.
2011 Duane Paxson – Sculpture, Johnson Art Center, Troy, AL.
2009 Obstacles to Departure, Myers Gallery, Athens Academy, Athens, GA.
2009 Obstacles to Departure, Rowe Arts Gallery, University of North Carolina Charlotte,
Charlotte, NC.
2005 Recent Work, Lamar Dodd Art Center, LaGrange College, LaGrange, GA.
2004 Sticks and Stones, Two Person Show, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL.
2003 Recent Work, Moon Gallery, Berry College, Mount Berry, GA.
2002 Enchanted Forest Encounters: Duane Paxson’s Spirited Take on Nature, Huntsville
Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL.
2002 Two Person Show, Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, GA.
2002 Spiral Dancers, Malone Gallery, Troy University, Troy, AL.
2002 Humanity Entwined, Two Person Show, Gallery 1, Denison University Art Gallery,
Granville, OH
2000 Spiral Dancers, Spartanburg County Museum of Art, Spartanburg, SC.
2000 One Person Show, Sarrat Gallery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.
2000 Duane Paxson: 1999 ADSO Best in Show Award Winner, Holzhauer Gallery, The Art
Center, Okaloosa-Walton Community College, Niceville, FL.
1999 Forest Dance, Jemison-Carnegie Heritage Hall Museum, Talladega, AL.
1999 Forest Dance, Gallery One, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR.
1998 Forest Dance, Malone Gallery, Troy University, Troy, AL.
1998 Forest Dance, Ford Gallery, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI.
1997 One Person Show, Lamar Dodd School of Art Main Gallery, The University of
Georgia, Athens, GA.
1997 One Person Show, Main Exhibit Hall, Center for Cultural Arts, Gadsden, AL.
1995 One Person Show, Goodwyn Gallery, Auburn University at Montgomery,
Montgomery, AL.
1992 Installation: Tree Beasts, Montgomery Museum, Montgomery, AL.
1989 One Person Show, Hardman Gallery, Mercer University, Macon, GA.
1988 One Person Show, The Gallery, Bloch Hall, University of Montevallo, Montevallo,
AL.
1987 One Person Show, Malone Gallery, Troy University, Troy, AL.
1986 One Person Show, Huntingdon College Gallery, Huntingdon College, Montgomery,
AL.

Group Exhibitions

2021 Willow Oak Tree Exhibition, The Lyndon House Arts Center, Athens, GA
2016 The Heritage Exhibition, Troy International Art Center, Troy University, Troy, AL.
2016 Rendezvous, Evelyn Burrow Museum, Wallace State Community College, Cullman, AL.
2016 SHIFT: Environmentally Responsible Print Practice Exhibition, 28 North American
Print Artists, McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
2015 Athens Metal Guild, Aikens Art Center, Aikens, SC.
2015 Celebrating Contemporary Art in Alabama – The Biennial, Johnson Art Center, Troy,
AL.
2015 Troy University Art Faculty, Myers Gallery, Athens Academy, Athens, GA.
2015 Pearl Challenge, Athens Metal Guild, Lyndon House Art Center, Athens, GA.
2013 First Annual Athens Metal Arts Guild, AMAC Member’s Exhibition, Lyndon House Art
Center, Athens, GA.
2013 AMAG Members’ Exhibit, Athens Metal Art Guild, Athens Academy, Bertelsmann
Gallery, Athens, GA.
2013 Red Clay Round Up, Cochran Art Gallery, LaGrange, GA.
2013 BIG, Four Person Show, Lyndon House Art Center, Athens, GA.
2013 Celebrating Contemporary Art in Alabama – The Biennial 2013, Johnson Art Center,
Troy, AL.
2011 Signature: Contemporary Expression, Alabama Artist Gallery, RSA Building,
Montgomery, AL.
2011 Celebrating Contemporary Art in Alabama – The Biennial 2011,” Johnson Art Center,
Troy, AL.
2011 Artists of Pike County: Roots, Johnson Art Center, Troy, AL.
2011 Looking at the Collection: Encounters Alumni, Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville,
AL.
2010 Emerging Generation, Alabama Clay Conference, Malone Gallery, Troy University,
Troy, AL.
2009 Celebrating Contemporary Art in Alabama – The Nature of Being Southern, Johnson
Center for the Arts, Troy, AL.
2007 Whimsy in 3-D, Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL.
2007 Hauntings, Blue Bell Gallery, Comer, GA.
2007 2007 Temple Arts Festival, The Temple Congregation Ohabai Sholom, Nashville, TN.
2003 Sticks and Stones, Three Person Show, The Gallery, Bloch Hall, University of
Montevallo, Montevallo, AL.
2003 Views of the Collection: Recent Acquisitions, Huntsville Museum, Huntsville, AL.
2002 Troy University Traveling Faculty Art Exhibit 2002: Britt/Warren Gallery, Alabama
State University, Rosa Parks Museum, Troy University at Montgomery, Alabama State
Library, Montgomery, AL, University Gallery, Evansville University, Evansville, IN.
2001 Art Faculty Exhibition, Goodwyn Gallery, Auburn University at Montgomery,
Montgomery, AL.
2000 Celebrating Community Area Art Faculty Exhibition, Huntingdon College Art Gallery,
Huntingdon College, Montgomery, AL.
1998 Four Person Show, Clara M. Eagle Art Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, KY
1998 Teaching Art: Regional Faculty Invitational, The Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA.
Curators Karol Lawson and Brigitte Foley

1997 Things to Value: Elements of Contemporary Alabama Art, Alabama Artists Gallery,
Montgomery, AL.
1997 Sculpture Tour 97, Chattanooga State Technical Community College, Chattanooga, TN.
1996 Sculpture Tour 96, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN.
1995 Celebrating Alabama’s Diversity, Business Center of Alabama, Montgomery, AL.
1994 Alabama Signatures, Alabama Artists Gallery, Montgomery, AL.
1991 Rituals and Primitive Origins, Sarrat Gallery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.
1985 Alabama State of the Arts, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA.
1983 NCECA Atlanta Exhibition: Southern College and University Ceramic International,
Nexus Gallery, Atlanta, GA.

Juried Exhibitions

2024 The LaGrange Southeast Regional, Lamar Dodd Art Center LaGrange College,
LaGrange GA Juror, Hannah Israel, Professor of Art and Gallery Director at Columbus
State University Dept . of Art. 
2024 49th Lyndon House Juried Exhibition, Lyndon House Art Center, Athens GA, Juror Jen
Studul Edward’s - Chief Curator and Curator of Contemporary Art at The Mint Museum,
Charlotte, NC. 
2023 Alabama A to Z, 45th Biennial Museum Exhibition, Montgomery Museum of Fine
Arts, Montgomery, AL, Stonehenge Award, Juror Dana-Marie Lemmer, Executive
Director and Curator of the Wiregrass Museum of Art in Dothan, Alabama.
2023 48th Lyndon House Juried Exhibition, Lyndon House Art Center, Athens, GA, Juror
Maria Elena Ortiz, Curator at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas.
2021 100 Best 2021, Creative Quarterly, The Best of Art and Design, p. 26. Jurors: Carol
Pelletier, Chair of Fine Art and Professor of Art at Endicott College, Takaaki Matsumoto,
New York Designer, Richard A. Chance, Brooklyn-based Designer-Illustrator, and
Arthur Meyerson, one of America’s Foremost Color Photographers.
2021 Creative Quarterly #64, Award Winner-Fine Art Professional, Online Gallery
2021 Southworks, 2021 Nation 26th Juried Art Exhibition, Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation
(OCAF), Watkinsville, GA, Juror Jennifer A. Smith, Gallery Director at the Arts Center
of Greenwood, SC
2020 Creative Quarterly #59, Runner Up – Online Gallery
2019 43rd Montgomery Art Guild Museum Exhibition, Montgomery Museum of Fine Art,
Montgomery, AL, Halvorson Award, Juror: David Reyes, Curator of Exhibitions and
Collections at the Huntsville Museum of Art
2018 Creative Quarterly #52; Winner – Fine Art: Professional
2018 SECAC Juried Exhibition, Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, University of
Alabama, Birmingham, AL, Jurors Award, Juror: Peter Baldaia, Director of Curatorial
Affairs at the Huntsville Museum of Art
2017 Red Clay Survey, Huntsville Museum of the Arts, Huntsville, AL, Juror: Gerry
Bergstein, Faculty of the School of the Museum of Boston
2017 PaperWest, National Works on Paper Juried Biennial Exhibition, organized by The
Art and Art History Department at the University of Utah; 5th Prize Award, Juror:
Willie Cole, internationally acclaimed contemporary artist.
2017 42nd Montgomery Art Guild Museum Exhibition, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts,
Montgomery, AL, First Place MMFA Director’s Award, Juror: Jim Neel, Professor of

Art, Birmingham Southern College.
2017 42nd Lyndon Juried Exhibition, Lyndon House Art Center, Athens, GA, Juror: Susan
Krane, Executive Director of the San Jose Museum.
2016 41st Lyndon House Juried Exhibition, Lyndon House Arts Center, Athens, GA, Juror:
Jack Reynolds, The Henry J. Heinz Director of the Yale University Art Gallery.
2016 Creative Quarterly #42, The Journal of Arts and Design, Professional Fine Art
Category, Runner Up – Online Gallery.
2015 40th Lyndon House Juried Exhibition, Lyndon House Arts Center, Athens, GA, Juror:
Cater Foster, Curator of Drawing at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.
2015 SOUTHWORK, Juried Artist Exhibition, OCAF Art Center, Watkinsville, GA, Juror:
Will South, Curator of the Columbia Museum of Art, SC.
2015 41st Montgomery Art Guild Juried Show, Juror: Tom Butler, Director Columbus
Museum, GA
2014 Creative Quarterly #36, The Journal of Arts and Design, Professional Fine Art Category,
Runner Up – Online Gallery.
2014 Creative Quarterly #35, The Journal of Arts and Design, Professional Fine Art Category,
Runner Up – Online Gallery.
2014 39th Lyndon House Juried Exhibition, Lyndon House Arts Center, Athens, GA, 1st Place
Merit Award. Juror: Gilbert Vicario, Senior Curator, Des Moines Art Center, Des
Moines, IA.
2013 SECAC 2013 Member’s Exhibition, Gatewood Gallery, University of North Carolina,
Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, Juror: Nancy Doll, Director of the Weatherspoon Art
Museum, University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
2013 Creative Quarterly #32, The Journal of Arts and Design, Professional Fine Art
Category, Winner, Fresh Talent Gallery, p. 17 and Online Gallery
2013 38th Lyndon House Juried Exhibition, Lyndon House Art Center, Athens, GA, Juror,
Mark Sloan, Director and Senior Curator of the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art,
Charleston, SC.
2012 37th Lyndon House Juried Exhibition, Lyndon House Art Center, Athens, GA, Juror:
Heather Pesanti, Curator of the Albright – Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
2012 SECAC 2012 Member’s Exhibition, Durham Arts Council, Durham, NC. 2nd Place
Award. Juror: Charles Joyner, Professor of Art, North Carolina State University.
2011 36th Lyndon House Juried Exhibition, Lyndon House Art Center, Athens, GA, Juror:
Carla Hanzal, Curator of Contemporary Art at the Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC.
2011 Drawing on Alabama 2011, Biggin Gallery, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, Juror:
Carter Foster, Curator and Curator of Drawing, The Whitney Museum of American Art,
NY. Image of drawing in show used for the show postcard.
2010 ADSO 18th Southeastern Regional Juried Fine Arts Exhibition 2010, Mattie Kelly Art
Center Gallery, Northwest Florida State College, Niceville, FL, Honorable Mention.
Juror: Janice E. Hartwell, Professor of Art, Florida State University.
2010 Decatur Arts Festival Fine Arts Exhibition, Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College,
Decatur, GA, Juror: Susan Bridges, Owner/Director Whitespace Gallery.
2010 LaGrange National XXVI, Lamar Dodd Art Center, LaGrange College, LaGrange, GA,
Merit Award. Juror: J. Richard Gruber, PhD, Director Odgen Museum of Southern Art,
University of New Orleans.
2010 Southworks, Juried Exhibition, OCAF Art Center, Watkinsville, GA, Merit Award, Juror:

Catherine Fox, Cofounder and Chief Art Critic, artscriticatl.com
2009 34th Lyndon House Juried Exhibition, Lyndon House Art Center, Athens, GA,
Honorable Mention, Juror: Karen Shaw, Chief Curator, Islip Art Museum and Carriage
House Workspace, Long Island, NY.
2008 33rd Lyndon House Juried Exhibition, Lyndon House Art Center, Athens, GA, Juror:
Charles Wylie, The Lupe Muchison Curator of Contemporary Art, DallasMuseum of Art.
2007 Red Clay Survey, Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL, Juror: Margaret Lazzari,
Professor, Roski School of Fine Arts, University of Southern California, Los Angeles,
CA.
2007 32nd Lyndon House Juried Exhibition, Lyndon House Art Center, Athens, GA, Merit
Award, Juror: Leslie A. Przybylet, Curator of Exhibitions, Exhibits USA/NEH on the
Road.
2006 9th International Shoebox Exhibition – Two Year Traveling Show, University of Hawaii
at Manoa, University of Hawaii Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii.
2006 40th Annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show, Delmar College, Corpus
Christi, TX, Honorable Mention, Juror: Linda Seckinger.
2004 29th Lyndon House Juried Exhibition, Lyndon House Art Center, Athens, GA, Juror:
David C. Levy, President and Director of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.
2003 The Alabama Exhibition 2003, The Face of Alabama, Rosa Park Museum, Troy
University, Montgomery, AL, Award of Excellence. Juror: Frank Fleming, Artist.
2003 The 8th International Shoebox Sculpture Exhibition, University of Hawaii at Manoa,
University of Hawaii Art Gallery, Honolulu, HI.
2003 37th Annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Exhibition, DelMar College,
Corpus Christi, TX, Juror: Brian Paulsen.
2002 SECAC Juried Member’s Exhibition 2002, Gulf Coast Exploreum, Mobile, AL, Juror:
Dr. Richards, Director Mobile Museum, Mobile, AL.
2002 The Mark, Hera Gallery/Hera Educational Foundation, Wakefield, RI. Juror: Anne
Rocheleau.
2002 Plains Arts IV International, University Gallery, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg,
KS, Juror: Sandra Blain, Professor of Ceramics, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville,
TN and Director Emeritus, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts.
2002 LaGrange National XXII Exhibition, Lamar Dodd Art Center, LaGrange College,
LaGrange, GA, Merit Award, Juror: Robert F. Lyon, Chair, Art Department, University
of South Carolina.
2002 8th Annual Great Plains National, Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art, Fort Hays State
University, Hays, KS. Juror: Leesa Fanning, Ph.D, Assistant Curator, Modern and
Contemporary Art, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.
2001 2001 National Small Works Exhibition, Bloomingdale Park District Museum,
Bloomingdale, IL, Juror: Melissa Ganje, Curator, Elmhurst Art Museum.
2001 Georgia/Alabama Biennial, Albany Museum of Art, Albany, GA, Juror: Jeffery Spalding,
Professor at Florida State University, and Director of the Appleton Museum, Ocala, FL.
2001 The Wichita National, The Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KS, Juror: Albert
Paley, Sculptor.
2001 The 16th Annual Florida National Combined Talents 2001, Florida State University,
Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, FL, Jurors: George Blakely, Odili Donald Odita,
Mark Messersmith.

2001 9th Southeast Regional Juried Fine Arts Show, Arts and Design Society of Fort
Walton Beach, The Arts Center, Mcilroy Gallery. Okaloosa-Walton Community
College, FL, Juror: Dr. Dianne Lesko, Executive Director of the Telfair Museum of Art,
Savannah, GA,
2001 Southworks 2001 Juried Art Exhibition, Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation Art Center,
Watkinsville, GA, Juror: Peter Baldaia, Chief Curator, Huntsville Museum of Art,
Huntsville, AL.
2001 Art with a Southern Drawl X, Martin Hall, The University of Mobile, Mobile, AL.
2001 34th Montgomery Art Guild Museum Exhibition, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts,
Montgomery, AL.
2001 Explore This! Colored Pencil Society of America’s First Experimental Juried Exhibition,
West Bend Art Museum, West Bend, WI, Juror: Dennis Adrian, Art Historian and
Critic.
2000 Figuration the Body in Question, The Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts,
Fredericksburg, VA.
2000 34th Montgomery Art Guild Regions Bank Exhibition, Montgomery, AL.
2000 Art with a Southern Drawl IX, Martin Hall, The University of Mobile, AL. Juror:
Tom Muir, Professor, School of Art, Bowling Green University.
2000 What is Drawing Now? Weber State University, Ogden, UT.
2000 America’s 2000 Paper Works Competition, Northwest Art Center, Minot State
University, Minot, ND, Juror: David R. Jones, Anchor Graphics, Chicago, IL.
2000 Works on and of Paper, Art Gallery, University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL, Juror:
Scip Barnhart, Professor of Art, George Washington University, Corcoran School of Art.
1999 Renaissance 1999 Inaugural Center Regional Juried Art Exhibition, Renaissance
Gallery, Dickson, TN, Merit Award.
1999 33rd Montgomery Art Guild Regions Bank Exhibition, Montgomery, AL, Honorable
Mention.
1999 Columbus Museum Regional Juried Exhibition, The Columbus Museum, Columbus,
GA.
1999 The National Juried Exhibition of Small Works, Montclair State University Art
Galleries, Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, NJ, Juror: June Kelly, June Kelly
Gallery, New York, NY.
1999 7th Annual Regional Fine Arts Exhibition, Arts and Design Society of Fort Walton
Beach, The Arts Center, Mcilroy Gallery, Okaloosa-Walton Community College, FL,
1st Place Gold Paint Brush, Juror: Briditte M. Foley, Assistant Curator, Columbus
Museum, Columbus, GA.
1999 Cheaha Exhibition, Heritage Hall Museum, Talladega, AL, Purchase Award, Juror
Russell Everett, Lecturer, Troy University, Troy, AL.
1999 Arts on the River, 20th Annual Fine Arts Competition, Libris 3rd Floor Gallery,
Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, Purchase Award, Juror: Paul
Gordon Schimmel, Chief Curator, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA.
1999 33rd Annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show, Del Mar College, Corpus
Christi, TX, Juror: Susan Shatter.
1998 32nd Annual Montgomery Art Guild Regions Bank Exhibition, Montgomery, AL, Best
of Show, Juror: W. Lowell Baker, Chairman of the Department of Art, University of
Alabama.

1998 Red Clay Survey, Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL, Juror: Ruth Weisburg,
Artist, Los Angeles, CA.
1998 Frameless Work on Paper, Upstairs Gallery in a Building, Southeastern Community
College, Whiteville, NC, Juror: Anthony F. Janson, Art Historian, Chair, Department of
Art, University of North Carolina at Wilmington.
1998 25th Annual Bi-State Art Competition, Meridian Museum of Art, Meridian, MS,
Achievement Award, Juror: Greely Myatt.
1996 30th Annual Montgomery Art Guild Regions Bank Exhibition, Montgomery, AL,
Sculpture Award.
1993 New Blood, Eagle Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, KY, Juror: Rosanne
Somerson, Rhode Island School of Design.
1993 Southern Small Works Exhibition, Loyola Gallery Downtown, New Orleans, LA,
Juror: Lynne Warren, Associate Curator of Collections, Museum of Contemporary Art,
Chicago, IL.
1989 Birmingham Biennial, Birmingham Museum of Fine Arts, Birmingham, AL, Juror:
Susan Krane, Curator of 20th Century Art, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA,
1987 Southern Juried Exhibition, Fine Arts Museum of the South, Mobile, AL.
1987 Birmingham Biennial, Birmingham Museum of Fine Arts, Birmingham, AL, Juror:
Margaret Lynne Ausfeld, Curator, Montgomery Museum of Fine Art.
1983 4th Annual Works on Paper, Alabama Art League, Auburn, AL, Juror: Estner Sparks,
Associate Curator of Prints and Drawings, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.
1981 2nd Annual Works on Paper, Alabama Art League, Auburn, AL, Juror: John Howett,
Chair Art History Department, Emory University, Atlanta, GA.
1980 Alabama Art League 51st Annual Jury Exhibition, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts,
Montgomery, AL, Juror: Dean Meeker, Professor, University of Wisconsin at Madison.
1979 Alabama Art League 50th Annual Jury Exhibition, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts,
Montgomery, AL, Juror: Sandra L. Langer, Art Critic/Historian.

Judicator of Show

2008 Judicator, Panoply Art Festival, The Arts Council of Huntsville, Huntsville, AL.

Articles, Reviews, Publications, and Interviews

2022 Fine Woodworking, “Remembering a Tree,” January 21, 2022, review by Abraham
Tesser.
2020 Asian Art News, “Spirited Controversies” p. 67-71, Feature Article by Dorothy Joiner.
2020 Sculpture Magazine Art, “Mors Eloquentiae” – Duane Paxson, Troy Alabama
International Arts Center, Janice Hawkins Cultural Arts Park, Janice Hawkins Cultural
Arts Park, Troy University, December 14, 2020, review by Dorothy M. Joiner.
2017 Art Inquiries: Journal of the Southeastern College Art Conference, XVII, No. 1, 2016
“Interview with Duane Paxson,” p. 57-63.
2016 Number: Eighty Eight, fall 2016 “Duane Paxson: Malelingue,” review by Dorothy Joiner.
2016 The Cullman Times/Life/Sunday, July 24, 2016, B Section. “Artists to Meet for a
Rendezvous.”
2016 Number: Eighty Six, spring 2016 “41 Juried Exhibition, Lyndon House Arts Center,” p.
20, review by Dorothy Joiner.
2016 Catalogue, McMasters Museum of Art, Hamilton, Canada, “SHIFT: Environmentally

Responsible Print Practice Exhibition.”
2015 World Sculpture News, Vol. 21, No. 3 (summer 2015), “Duane Paxson at Ingram Studio
Art Center, Vanderbilt,” p. 60-61, review by Dorothy Joiner.
2015 Nashville Arts Magazine, Aug. 2015, “Duane Paxton at Ingram Studio Arts Center:
Vanderbilt University,” p. 34, review by Kelly Harper.
2015 Troy Messenger, Nov. 7-8, 2015, “Troy University Professors Win National Awards,”
article by Jaine Treadwell.
2012 Sculpture, Jan/Feb 2012, Vol. 31, No. 1, p. 66-67, review by Dorothy Joiner.
2012 World Sculpture News, Vol. 18, No. 3, p. 60-61, review by Dorothy Joiner.
2011 World Sculpture News, Summer 2011, Vol. 17, No. 3, “A Singular Vision,” p. 28-33,
feature article by Dorothy Joiner.
2010 Number, Summer 2010, No. 66, p. 18, Review by Dorothy Joiner.
2009 Athens Banner-Herald, Sept. 11, 2009, Press Release and Photo, Entertainment Section.
2009 Athens Banner-Herald, Sept. 11, 2009, “Obstacles to Departure,” p. 58, review by
Dorothy Joiner.
2007 Number, Fall/Winter 2007, Issue #6, “Review of the Red Clay Survey,” p. 18, review by
Dorothy Joiner.
2005 Sculpture Reference. Sculpture Books Publishing, Gulfport, MS. 2005 by Arthur
Williams.
2005 Beginning Sculpture. Davis Publications, Inc. Worcester, MA. 2005 by Arthur Williams.
2003 Art Papers. Nov/Dec 2003, “Moon Gallery, Berry College,” p. 42-43, by Dorothy Joiner.
2003 Campus Carrier. Sept. 11, 2003, “Moon Exhibit Displays Wild Side of Art,”
Entertainment, p. 11, by Jay Birkbeck.
2002 The Columbus Dispatch. Nov. 24, 2002, “Works Best Taken Individually,”, Accents and
Arts, p. 7, by Christopher Yates.
2002 The Grantville Sentinel. Nov. 21, 2002, “Close Look at Burke Hall Show Reflects Man’s
Manipulation of Nature,” p. 58, by Joe Sinsabaugh.
2002 Show Brochure Huntsville Museum of Art, May 19-August 4, 2002, “Enchanted Forest
Encounters: Duane Paxson’s Spirited Take on Nature,” interview by Peter Baldaia.
2002 The Decatur Daily. Jul. 11, 2002, Section D, “Alabama Man Puts Artistic Touch on
Wood,” p. 1, by Jim Lawley.
2002 The Huntsville Times. May 19, 2002, Section G., “Wonders of Wood Inspire Sculptor,” p.
1, by Howard Miller.
2000 Spartanburg Herald-Journal. Dec. 24, 2000, Section C, “Take a Break, Visit the Arts
Center this Week,” p. 3, by Kim Afchley.
1999 WSFA Television. Montgomery, AL, Sept. 17, 1999, “County Road 12,” interview by
Todd Rossnagel.
1999 The Walton Sun. May 22, 1999. Vol. 3, No. 1, Section B, “Competition Keen at 7th
Annual Regional Fine Arts Exhibition,” p. 1, by Denise Etheridge.
1999 Sculpture. Apr. 1999, Vol. 18, No. 3, “Duane Paxson, Forest Dance,” p. 73, by Dorothy
Joiner.
1998 The Southern Quarterly. A Journal of the Arts in the South. The University of Southern
Mississippi, Fall 1998, Vol. 37, No. 1, “Duane Paxson, Lamar Dodd Gallery of Art,” p.
167, by Dorothy Joiner.
1998 Alumnibus. Auburn University Montgomery, Sept. 30, 1998, “AUM Professor Wins First
Prize in Montgomery Art Guild,” p. 5, by Lena Kurek.

1998 Ypsilanti Courier. Sept. 24, 1998, “Paxson Exhibit at EMU,” p. 8, press release regarding
show at Eastern Michigan University.
1998 The Ann Arbor News. Sept. 19, 1998, “Dance Mixer,” p. 5, by John Carlos Cantu.
1998 Eastern Echo. Sept. 14, 1998, “Forest Dance Starts Fords Gallery’s Season,” p. 5, by
Nicole M. Porter.
1997 WTSU Television. Troy State University. Jul. 1997, “Arts and Ideas,” interview on Troy
University TV Station by Dr. Carl Vollrath.
1997 Chattanooga Free Press, Jun. 1997, “River Gallery Art Tent,” Press Release and Photo.
1997 The Montgomery Advertiser. Mar. 12, 1997, “Art Up Close,” Press Release and Photo.
1997 The Gadsden Times. Feb. 27, 1997, Section C, “The Eternal Struggle of Man,” press
release and photos regarding show at the Center for Cultural Arts in Gadsden.
1994 Art Papers. May/June 1994, Vol. 18, No. 3, “Glenn Dasher and Duane Paxson,” p. 4-5,
by Virginia Hillhouse.
1994 The Montgomery Advertiser. Apr. 17, 1994, “Sculptor’s Work Stepping Out in Style,” by
M.P. Wilerson.
1993 Birmingham Times. Nov. 28, 1993, “Sculptures by Duane Paxson and Glenn Dasher,” by
James R. Nelson.
1991 Art Papers. Nov/Dec 1991, Vol. 15, No. 6, “Rituals and Primitive Origins,” p. 111, by
Susan W. Knowles
1991 WSFA Television. Montgomery, AL, Feb. 13, 1991, interview by Mark Thornhill
1990 Art Papers. Nov/Dec 1990, Vol. 14, No. 6, “Glenn Dasher and Duane Paxson,” p. 42, by
Christine C. Neal.
1990 WTSU Television. Troy State University, Jul. 10, 1990, “Arts and Ideas,” interview by
Dr. Carl Vollrath.
1988 The Birmingham News. Nov. 13, 1988, “Duane Paxson Recent Sculpture Drawings,” by
James R. Nelson.
1987 The Birmingham News. Jul. 19, 1987, “Birmingham Biennial IV,” by James R. Nelson.
1987 WTSU Television. Troy State University, Mar. 25, 1987, “Trojan Talk,” interview by Dr.
Carl Vollrath.
1986 The Alabama Journal and Advertiser, Oct. 26, 1986, “Troy Artist Exhibits Innovative
Sculptures,” by Jeanne Shaffer.

Works in Public Collections

2006 Wright State University, Dayton, OH
2005 US Federal Courthouse, Montgomery, AL, “Creation.”
2004 Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL, “Knuckle Duster.”
2002 Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL, “Curved Horizon.” and “Circus Act.”
1999 Jemison-Carnegie Heritage Hall Museum, Talledega, AL, “Constalines.”
1999 Troy City Hall, Troy, AL, “Troy’s Guardian Angel.”
1999 Savannah College of Art and Design, “Untitled.” Drawing.
1998 Alabama State Council on the Arts, 5 Sculptures.
1996 Southern Progress Publishers, Inc. (Southern Living). Purchase for their private
collection 3 sculptures.
1990 State of Alabama, Gordon Persons Building, “Drawn Lyre.”

Guest Lectures

2021 Lyndon House Arts Center, Athens, GA, Willow Oak Gallery Talk
2017 Artist Talks: 42nd Lyndon House Arts Center Juried Exhibition, Athens, GA
2016 Cultural Enrichment Lecture, LaGrange College, LaGrange GA.
2015 Ingram Studio Art Center Space, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.
2014 Athens Academy, Athens, GA.
2014 Wiregrass Museum of Art, Dothan, AL.
2013 Visiting Artist Lecture, McMasters University, School of the Arts, Hamilton, Canada,
“Spotlight for the Arts, Visiting Artist Series, Togo Salmon Hall (The New Space)
2012 McIlroy Gallery, Mattie Kelly Art Center Galleries, Northwest Florida State
University, Niceville, FL.
2009 Athens Academy, Athens, GA.
2009 Rowe Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC.
2007 Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.
2005 Lamar Dodd Art Center, LaGrange College, LaGrange GA.
2004 Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL.
2004 “Sticks and Stones”, Two Person Show, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL.
2003 The Gallery, Bloch Hall, University of Montevallo, Montevallo, AL.
2003 Berry College, Mount Berry, GA.
2003 2003 Award Panel, Rosa Parks Museum, Troy University, Montgomery, AL.
2002 Panelist, Object Symbology: Then and Now, SECAC, Southeastern College Art
Conference, Mobile, AL.
2002 Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL.
2002 Two Person Show, Gallery 1, Denison University Art Gallery, Granville, OH.
2002 Two Person Show, Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, GA.
2000 Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.
1999 Jemison-Carnegie Heritage Hall Museum, Talladega, AL.
1999 Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, AL.
1999 University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR.
1998 Murray State University, Murray, KY.
1998 Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI.
1997 Center for Cultural Arts, Gadsden, AL.
1993 Birmingham Southern College, Birmingham, AL.
1993 Two Person Exhibition, Durbin Gallery, Birmingham Southern College, Birmingham,
AL.
1991 Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.
1990 Two Person Exhibition, Kentuck Museum, Northport, AL.
1990 Two Person Show – Fellowship Winners, Alabama Artist Gallery, Montgomery, AL.
1989 Mercer University, Macon, GA.
1988 The Gallery, Bloch Hall, University of Montevallo, Montevallo, AL.
1986 Huntingdon College, Montgomery, AL.

Collaborative Projects

2016 SHIFT: Environmentally Responsible Print Practice Workshop, McMaster University,
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
2004 “A Celebration of Excellence, Arts Excel at GPS,” Visions Guest Arts Series,
Sculpture/Dance Performance, Girls Preparatory School, Chattanooga, TN.

1997 “Riverbend Sculptures and Dancers,” Terpischord Modern Dance Company,
Chattanooga, TN, Cathie Kasch, Choreographer. Duane Paxson, Sculptor.
1994 “Montgomery Zoo Dance Performance,” Montgomery Ballet, Montgomery, AL, David
Anderson – Choreographer, Duane Paxson – Sculptor.
1990 Iceland Sculpture Workshop/Reykjavik Arts Biennieal Festival

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