Norfolk, b.1975

Regina Scully

Regina Scully’s paintings explore contemporary cities and spaces in our current world as an amalgamation of objects, spaces, and events that collide and detach, connect and disconnect. By distorting perspective, slicing up space, and building forms by cutting them and bringing them back together, the artist tries to hybridize disparate elements while also discovering new imaginary spaces that reference an archetypal entrance into the subconscious.

Regina Scully lives and paints in the Lower Ninth Ward, Holy Cross, neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana. Scully was born in Norfolk, Virginia and received her BFA in Painting from Rhode Island School of Design and her MFA in Painting from University of New Orleans.

Scully is a recipient of the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant Award in 2017. Her solo exhibition at the New...

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Biography

Regina Scully’s paintings explore contemporary cities and spaces in our current world as an amalgamation of objects, spaces, and events that collide and detach, connect and disconnect. By distorting perspective, slicing up space, and building forms by cutting them and bringing them back together, the artist tries to hybridize disparate elements while also discovering new imaginary spaces that reference an archetypal entrance into the subconscious.

Regina Scully lives and paints in the Lower Ninth Ward, Holy Cross, neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana. Scully was born in Norfolk, Virginia and received her BFA in Painting from Rhode Island School of Design and her MFA in Painting from University of New Orleans.

Scully is a recipient of the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant Award in 2017. Her solo exhibition at the New Orleans Museum of Art, titled Regina Scully/Japanese Landscape: Inner Journeys, was on view April 6 – October 15, 2017. Scully’s paintings are in private and public collections including the Microsoft Art Collection (2010, 2013), the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation Collection, and the New Orleans Museum of Art (2014, 2016).

Artworks

8

Mindscape 28, 2019

Related Categories

21st Century Art / Abstract and Figurative / Abstract Landscape Painting / Abstract Painting / Abstraction / Acrylic on Canvas / Acrylic Paint / Acrylic Painting / American Art / Art of the 2010s / Canvas / Contemporary American Art / Dense Composition / Different Perspectives / Painting / United States / Urban Landscape

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • 2011

    M.F.A., Painting, University of New Orleans

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019

    To Go In Search Of, C24 Gallery (C24 Project Space), New York, NY

  • The House I Live In, Octavia Art Gallery, New Orleans, LA

  • 2017

    Mindscapes, C24 Gallery, New York, NY

Group Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Fritz Bultman / Regina Scully: New Orleans, New York and Beyond, Octavia Art Gallery, New York, NY

  • Art of the City: Postmodern to Post-Katrina (Presented by the Helis Foundation), Historic New Orleans Collection Museum, New Orleans, LA

  • 2018

    Core Sample, curated by David C. Terry, C24 Gallery, New York, NY

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Education

  • 2011

    M.F.A., Painting, University of New Orleans

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019

    To Go In Search Of, C24 Gallery (C24 Project Space), New York, NY

  • The House I Live In, Octavia Art Gallery, New Orleans, LA

  • 2017

    Mindscapes, C24 Gallery, New York, NY

  • Regina Scully/Japanese Landscape: Inner Journeys, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA

  • 2016

    Horizons in Space, Octavia Art Gallery, New Orleans, LA Press Release

  • 2015

    Floating Worlds, Seattle Art Fair, single artist project, (Octavia Art Gallery), Seattle, WA

  • 2014

    New Paintings, Opera Gallery, Geneva

  • New Paintings, Octavia Gallery, New Orleans, LA

  • Translations, Octavia Art Gallery, Houston, TX

  • Terra Incognita, Octavia Art Gallery, New Orleans, LA

  • 2013

    New Paintings, Opera Gallery, Geneva

  • Entrance, C24 Gallery, New York, NY Press Release

  • VOLTA NY, New York, NY

  • 2012

    Elemental, Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, LA

  • 2011

    Navigate, University of New Orleans Fine Arts Gallery, New Orleans, LA

  • 2009

    Excavations, Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, LA

Group Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Fritz Bultman / Regina Scully: New Orleans, New York and Beyond, Octavia Art Gallery, New York, NY

  • Art of the City: Postmodern to Post-Katrina (Presented by the Helis Foundation), Historic New Orleans Collection Museum, New Orleans, LA

  • 2018

    Core Sample, curated by David C. Terry, C24 Gallery, New York, NY

  • 10 Years/10 Artists, Octavia Art Gallery, New Orleans, LA

  • Art Miami, C24 Gallery, Miami, FL Scope, Octavia Art Gallery, Miami, FL

  • Art on Paper, C24 Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2017

    At the Threshold, 2-person exhibition, Octavia Art Gallery, New Orleans, LA

  • 2016

    Art Miami, C24 Gallery, Miami, FL

  • Context, Octavia Art Gallery, Miami, FL

  • 60 Americans, The Makeshift Museum, Los Angeles, CA

  • Contemporary Istanbul, C24 Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

  • Art Southampton, C24 Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY

  • 2015

    Permanent Collection Re-installation of Modern and Contemporary Art Wing, New Orleans Museum of Art (2015-2016), New Orleans, LA

  • 2014

    Alluvial Constructs, Octavia Gallery, New Orleans, LA

  • New Orleans Imago Mundi Collection, curated by Diego Cortez, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA

  • Trivial Pursuits: Obsession’s Allure, Acadiana Center for the Arts, Lafayette, LA

  • 2013

    Entering Abstraction, Opera Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland

  • Home, Octavia Gallery, New Orleans, LA

  • 2012

    NOLA Now Part II, Abstraction in Louisiana, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA

  • 2011

    Double Crescent, C24 Gallery, New York, NY

  • Abiding Abstraction, Boltax Gallery, Shelter Island, NY

  • Prospect Lafayette, Exhibition in Prospect.2, curated by Dan Cameron, Acadiana Center for the Arts, Lafayette, LA

  • 2010

    Everyday Hybrid, Prospect 1.5 New Orleans, Isaac Delgado Fine Art Gallery, New Orleans, LA

  • Wide Open, BWAC Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

  • 2009

    Muses, Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, LA

  • 2008

    Elemental 3, Home Space Gallery, New Orleans, LA

  • Under Construction, UNO Fine Arts Gallery, New Orleans, LA

  • 2006

    Group Exhibition, Jenkins-Connelly Gallery, New Orleans, LA

  • 2004

    Postcards to the CAC, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA

  • 2003

    No Dead Artists, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, LA

  • 2002

    Time Has Changed, AirB, Brooklyn, NY

  • 2000

    Artists in Residence, AirB, Brooklyn, NY

Grants/Awards

  • 2017

    Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant

  • 2016

    Awarded Residency, Hooper Projects, Los Angeles, CA

  • 2015

    Awarded Residency, Hermitage Artist Retreat, Englewood, FL, (2015-18)

Collections

  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

  • Microsoft Art Collection (2010, 2013)

  • Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation Collection (2012)

  • Capital One Art Collection (2014)

  • New Orleans Museum of Art (2014, 2016)

Lectures/Talks

  • 2016

    "Artist Perspectives" Lecture, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA

  • 2013

    Artist Panel: “On Abstraction,” VOLTA NY, 82 Mercer Street, New York, NY

  • 2011

    Prospect. 2 Lafayette “artTALK,” Acadiana Center for the Arts, Main Gallery, Lafayette, Louisiana; with curator Dan Cameron and artist Bruce Davenport

Bibliography

  • 2017

    Waddington, Chris, “Painter Regina Scully Connects with Japanese Art and a NOMA Curator,” NOMA Arts Quarterly, Jan. 3, p. 2, 6-7

  • Calas, Terrington, “Regina Scully and Japonisme,” The New Orleans Art Review, Summer/Fall, p. 4-8

  • 2016

    Bookhardt, Eric, “Horizons in Space,” Gambit Weekly, May 17, 2016, p. 4

  • 2015

    Durón, Maximilíano. (July 30, 2015). PREVIEW SEATTLE ART FAIR 2015.

  • Manitach, Amanda. (July 31, 2015). Seattle Art Fair: First Impressions.

  • Price, Aaron. (July 30, 2015). Seattle Art Fair 2015/Our Favourite Works.

  • Thomas, Ann Marshall. (September, 2015). Louisiana’s Top 10 Contemporary Artists & Where to Find Them.

  • 2014

    Bookhardt, Eric, “Terra Incognita and Theme and Variations,” Gambit Weekly, February 18, 2014, p. 59

  • James, Christopher. (May 25, 2014). ART MARKET SAN FRANCISCO 2014 WITH CHRISTOPHER JAMES.

  • McLellan, Marian, “Scully and Logan,” The New Orleans Art Review, February/March/April, 2014, p. 17-19

  • 2013

    Bookhardt, Eric, “Home and Sputnik 1,” Gambit Weekly, August 13, 2013, p. 43

  • Menendez, Didi, Publisher, IArtistas #7, June, 2013, p. 13-15

  • Sherman, Aaron. (November 15, 2013). GALLERY NIGHT [VIDEO]: Chelsea Art Trek, 8 Galleries in 1 Night.

  • 2012

    Featured Artist, The Southern Review, Louisiana State University Press, Autumn, 2012, cover, viii, p. 622-30

  • Bookhardt, Eric, “Paintings by Regina Scully,” Gambit Weekly, February 14, 2012, p.71

  • Rodriguez, Kathy, “A Land in Tumult,” The New Orleans Art Review, March/April/May 2012, p. 36-37

  • Smyk, Brianna, “Regina Scully’s Brushstrokes Create Abstract Environments,” Nolavie.com, January, 13, 2012

  • 2011

    Frank, Peter, “Haiku Reviews: Shakespeare, Abstraction, and Pacific Standard Time,” Huffington Post Arts, October 21, 2011

  • In New York Magazine, Illustration, September, 2011

  • Weiss, Marion, “Art Commentary,” Dan’s Papers, May 20, 2011, p. 60

  • New York Times, Long Island Calendar, Illustration, April 26, 2011

  • 2009

    Calas, Terrington, “Notations: Regina Scully and Historical Reflection,” The New Orleans Art Review,Oct/Nov/Dec, 2009, p. 28-30

  • Popper, Alison, “Review: Regina Scully: Excavations,” Artvoices Magazine, October, 2009

  • Bookhardt, Eric, “Gridlock,” Gambit Weekly, August 11, 2009

  • 2008

    Bookhardt, Eric, “White Space,” Gambit Weekly, July 28, 2008