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The Four Wards

Charlotte...The Beginning                    
  Paintings tjreddy
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tj reddy and his work
 as featured .
The whole body of this work may be viewed at
Charlotte Convention Center in Second Ward and within walking distance of the Afro-American Community Center now known as Gantt Center.
Charlotte NC 704-569-1420

Date & place of birth: August 6, 1945, Savannah GA


1974 B.A., History, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte
1977 M.Ed., Administration in Education, University of North Carolina at
1988 Additional graduate studies, M.F.A. program, painting, Winthrop
Rock Hill SC

Professional Experience

1982-86 Owner and manager, Ready Art Shoppe, Charlotte NC
1987-89 Cultural Arts Specialist, Parks & Recreation Department, Charlotte
1990-present Studio painter, muralist, art workshop conductor, informance
presenter, writer
1997-99 Visual arts instructor, St'Art program, Special Talents in the Arts,
Winthrop University, Rock Hill SC
1997-present Visual arts instructor, Community School of the Arts,
ArtReach program, Charlotte NC
2000-present Visual arts project coordinator, Florence Crittenton Services,
Charlotte NC

Awards, Commissions, Mural Projects

1990 Grassroots Organizing Committee, Northland Poster Collective
Commission, Minneapolis MN
1991 North Carolina Arts Council Grant, Mural project for Pine Valley
Community Center, Charlotte NC
1992 Cleveland County Arts Council and Board of Education
Mural project/residency, Fallston Elementary School, Fallston NC
1993 Changing Images, Hickory Museum of Art, Hickory NC
1993 Charlotte Arts and Science Council, Public Arts Commission Award
Mural project, New Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte NC
1994 Chamber of Commerce, Uptown Artist Park Mural Commission, Charlotte NC

1995 Hiddenite Center, Catawba Council of the Arts, Caldwell Arts Council
collaborative, residency/mural projects:
* Ridgeview Community Recreation Center, Hickory NC ('95)
* East Newton Community Recreation Center ('96)
* Martin Luther King Community Recreation Center, Lenoir NC ('96)
1995 NationsBank, African-American History Month commemorative painting,
Charlotte NC
1997 Presbyterian Hospital Group
Mural project, MRI Center, Nalle Clinic, Charlotte NC
​1998 Urban Arts Project, Arts Council of Fayetteville / Cumberland
County collaborative, Fayetteville NC
1998 Design Center for the Carolinas, MECA Properties
Mural project, history of development in South End, Charlotte NC
1998 Lincoln Arts Council
Mural project/residency, middle school collaborative, Lincolnton NC
1999 Dalton Village Mural Project, in conjunction with "Fighting Back"
Youth Council drug-prevention program, Charlotte NC
2000 Cooperative partnership, Cultural Education Collaborative, Community
School of the Arts and Mecklenburg County government, youth art project,
cover design for Mecklenburg County 2000-2001 annual budget report
2001 Mecklenburg County Parks and Recreation Department Youth Mural Project,
Piedmont Courts Youth Center, Charlotte NC

Selected Exhibits

1991 Spirit Square, First Union Gallery, Charlotte NC
1992 Front Gallery and Community Arts Council, Asheville NC
1992 Randall Gallery, Wilmington NC
1992 African American Atelier Gallery, Greensboro NC
1993 Dana Gallery, Loyola University, New Orleans LA
1994 Josten's Learning National Conference of Black Educators, Los Angeles
1994 National Association of Black Supervisors and Educators (NABSE)
conference, Houston TX and Los Angeles CA
1995 Elon College Gallery of Art, Elon College NC
2000 "Shades of Diversity," Cape Fear Studio, Fayetteville NC
2001 Lincoln Arts Cultural Center, Lincolnton NC
2002 "Tracing Your Family History," Museum of the New South, Charlotte NC
2000 University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Rowe Art Gallery
2000 Afro-American Cultural Center, Charlotte NC
2001 St. Joseph's Historic Foundation, Hayti Heritage Center, Lyda Moore
Merrick Gallery, Durham NC

Published Volumes of Poetry

1974 Less Than a Score But a Point. New York: Vintage Books, Random House.
1980 Poems in One-Part Harmony. Chapel Hill: Carolina Wren Press

Special Collections

Ben Vereen, New York City; Sen. Mel Watt, Charlotte NC; Dr. Rafael Rosa, San
Juan, Puerto Rico; Annabel Ogden, Ochos Rios, Jamaica, West Indies; Reginald
Smith, Las Vegas NV.

This information was posted in early 2000's
Paintings by tj reddy
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