NEWS AND OFFICIAL
INFORMATION

The latest in what, if anything,
is happening.

TWITTER
Now I can be followed, if one is so inclined, on Twitter @RayMelCornelius.

DALLAS PRINTS
A group show of print works from many different artists, including me, began Wednesday, August 20 through September 7, 2014, Ro2 Art in Dallas, Texas. My pieces in the show are Head of a Rooster and El Renegado. Both are wood block prints printed by Iron Frog Press of Dallas.

CHAOS AT RO2 ART
A group show of small works called Chaos began Saturday, July 12, 2014 and continued through August 12 at Ro2 Art in Dallas, Texas. My pieces in the show are Apollo, Jackrabbit Among the Aspens, Junebug, and Mars.

COPPER MOON GALLERY
I had a one person exhibition titled 7000 Feet - Pondering Nature in the High Country at Copper Moon Gallery in Taos, New Mexico beginning Saturday , May 24, 2014 and continuing through July 5, 2014.

ACRYLICWORKS
A Magpie This Fall is included in AcrylicWorks, a collection of acrylic paintings published by North Light Books.

EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY RUNNELS GALLERY
I had a one person exhibition titled Remote Viewing at Eastern New Mexico University's Runnels Gallery
in Portales, New Mexico beginning Monday , December 9, 2013 and continuing through January 31, 2014.


STROKES OF GENIUS 5
Abe's Cantina is included in Strokes of Genius 5, a collection of drawings concentrating design and composition. It's published by North Light Books.

INSIDE AND OUT
This one person exhibition at Norwood Flynn Gallery in Dallas opened Saturday, September 14 and continued through October 5, 2013.

GALLERY AT THE WESTERN CLUB EXHIBIT
Five of the Cattle Series, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Elizabeth Barrett Brownings, Robert Browning, Sara Teasdale and Mary Wollstonecroft Shelley, will be exhibited in the Gallery at the Western Club, in conjunction with the Coors Western Art Exhibit in Denver, Colorado, January 7 - January 27, 2013.

PORTFOLIO OF WINNERS
The January, 2013 issue of Southwest Art Magazine included Alfred, Lord Tennyson and my answers to the editor's questions in an article called A Portfolio of Winners.

STROKES OF GENIUS 4
Oak Tree and Urban Still Life are included in Strokes of Genius 4, a collection of drawings in
many different styles and media. There are 140 works showcased.


SOUTHWEST ART
Oak Tree is an ink drawing from my sketchbook is included the October issue of Southwest
Art Magazine. The article is titled Portfolio: Line and Shadow, and shows examples of ten
artists' drawings in various media.


100 YEARS OF OAK CLIFF ART
Summer, Elmwood Creek is included in this juried exhibition at Turner House in the Dallas
neighborhood of Oak Cliff.


HECHO EN OAK CLIFF
Across the Pond and Long Winter's Sleepwalk" are included in this survey of artists living
and working in Oak Cliff.


COPPER MOON GALLERY
My paintings are now represented in Taos, New Mexico, one of my favorite places, by Copper
Moon Gallery, 105 Kit Carson Road.


THE ARTIST'S MAGAZINE
Icons was chosen as one of the finalists in the Animal/Wildlife category of The Artist's
Magazine 28th Annual Art Competition. The winners and finalists were featured in the
December 2011 issue.


POETS AND CATTLE
This one person exhibition at Norwood Flynn Gallery in Dallas opened Saturday, September 24
and continued through October 15, 2011.


LOTERIA, LOTERIA! (TRES)
La Pajaro was my contribution to this invitational exhibition based on new interpretations of
the cards used in the popular Mexican board game. The exhibit was at the Bath House Cultural
Center in Dallas, Texas, April 30-June 4, 2011.

DRAWING THE LINE
Lady Gaga and Harvest Moon were included in this invitational exhibition at the University of
Cincinnati's Clermont College Art Gallery, May 2-25, 2011.

KADA FILMS
Suddenly Last April was part of an exhibition with Kada Films, an Connecticut independent
film company. Their project, Life Abstract, is a film about human connections, creativity and
healing, explored within the creative process involved in making art.

HECHO EN DALLAS
This juried exhibition's title translates from Spanish as Made in Dallas, and features the work
of artists living and working in this city. It was at the Latino Cultural Center in Dallas, March 10
through April 29, 2011. My painting, Eli, was included.

ART OF THE BLUES, TEXAS STYLE
My interpretation of Texas Blues pioneer Blind Lemon Jefferson was included in Art of
the Blues, Texas Style
, curated by Andy Don Emmons, at the Freestone County Historical
Museum, Fairfield, Tx, opening November 20, 2010.

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS
The Florist was included in Da de Los Muertos, curated by Enrique Cervantes Hernadez,
at the Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, October 16 - November 17, 2010.

ART IN THE METROPLEX
Claudius was included in Art in the Metroplex, juried by New York based artist Polly Apfelbaum,
in TCU's J.M. Moudy Art Gallery, Fort Worth, Tx, August 31 - September 30, 2010.

FICTIONAL
Moonfish was my contribution to the juried exhibit Fictional, at the Bath House Cultural Center,
Dallas, July 10 - August 7, 2010.

DRAWING INSPIRATION
Examples of my work and some comments are included in the new book by Michael Fleishman,
Drawing Inspiration, Visual Artists at Work. It's available on Amazon.com at
this link.

ALTPICK.COM
The illustration portfolio site altpick.com spotlighted my Neo-Retro illustration style as Member
Focus of the Day
for May 5, 2010.

MEDICAL CITY CHILDRENS' HOSPITAL
Medical City Hospital in Dallas, Texas, has opened a Childrens' wing and one of my paintings,
Outside, hangs in the new building. Photos of the opening event and the painting's process
can be seen on my blog at this link.

FRESH FACES 2X2
Dallas artist Rita Barnard curated this show of emerging and established artists,
featuring works two feet square, at the Bath House Cultural Center May 1 - June 5,
2010. My painting, Rey de la Noche, was included.

EXQUISITE CREATURES 2010
This exhibit, juried by mosaic artist Katrina Doran, continues with the theme set last
year of mermaids and octopuses. The Fisher Queen was my be contribution to the
show, at Norwood Flynn Gallery in Dallas, May 8 - 22, 2010.

7TH STREET MURALS
Several artists from the Oak Cliff neighborhood of Dallas have created murals
for the 7th Street corridor of that city. Mine can be seen at the corner of 7th and
Clinton Avenue. The process of painting the mural can be seen on my blog at this link.