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Carin Wagner

Carin Wagner is an award-winning South Florida artist. She was born in Norfolk, Virginia. Wagner graduated with a degree in Advertising Design from the Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale, winning their Angelo DiVincenzo Life Drawing award of a full term scholarship twice. Wagner works predominately in oil on canvas, with a message of environmental protection at its core.

She has exhibited throughout the U.S. Her work has been included in multiple museum shows, including the Ft. Lauderdale Museum of Art, the Coral Springs Museum of Art, the Boca Raton Museum of Art and the Cornell Museum in Delray Beach Florida.

Her awards include: two time winner of the Peoples’ Choice from the Cultural Council of Palm Beach, Finalist in the Landscape category with the ART Renewal Center 2019, Peoples’ Choice from Lighthouse Art Center, First place in Continuum Palm Beach, the Mahlon Cline Award of Excellence, and the Dorothy L. Irish Memorial Award from the National Association of Women Artists.

Her work is featured in the book Grand Ambition, by G. Bruce Knecht, and written about extensively in publications such as: American Art Collector Magazine, Sun Sentinel, Palm Beach Post, Gallery and Studio, an International Art Journal, Architectural Digest, Florida Design Magazine, On View Magazine, Showboats International, and many others.

 

Solo & Two-Person Exhibitions

2019            Nature Sublime, Wagner and Walter, Armand Bolling Fine Art, Jupiter, FL

2017            Carin Wagner, MAE Gallery, Delray Beach, FL

2017            Carin Wagner, Cornell Museum, Delray Beach, FL

2016            A Celebration of Nature, Carin Wagner, Armand Bolling Fine Art, Jupiter, FL

2015           Out on a Limb, Wagner, Laventhal, Lyons, Rosetta Stone Gallery, Jupiter, FL

2014-15    Carin Wagner, Cultural Council, Lake Worth, FL

2014     The Nature of Impermanence, Wagner and Parker, Eissey Gallery, Palm Beach State

2012           Carin Wagner, Eissey Theatre, Palm Beach Gardens, FL

2012           Exploring the Beauty, Carin Wagner, Gardens Art City Hall, Palm Beach Gardens, FL

2010           Exploring the Beauty, Carin Wagner, Whole Foods/Habitat for Humanity                   

 

Selected Group Exhibitions 

2019          International Guild of Realism, Principle Gallery, Alexandria, VA

2019          Art Renewal Center, Finalist Landscape Category

2018          Winter Collective, Sirona Fine Art, Hallandale, FL

2018          Beauty Heals, Watson Macrae Gallery, Sanibel, FL

2018          Art and Décor, Cultural Council of Palm Beach, FL

2018          Flora, Cornell Museum, Delray Beach, FL

2017          Made in the Gardens, Cultural Council of Palm Beach, FL

2017          Curator’s Choice, The Box Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL

2016         Wild, Cornell Museum, Delray Beach, FL

2015         Nature Preserved, Cultural Council of Palm Beach

2015         Environmentally Engaged, Lighthouse Art Center Museum & Gallery 

2015         Cultural Council Biennale, Cultural Council of Palm Beach

2015         65th Annual All Florida Exhibition, Boca Raton Museum of Art, FL

2015         Out on a Limb, RosettaStone Gallery, Jupiter, FL  

2015        Looking Forward, Glancing Back, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL

2015         Continuum, Companion Fair to Art Palm Beach

2014         63rd Annual All Florida Exhibition, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL

2013         123rdAnnual Member’s Exhibition, NAWA, Sylvia Wald, Po Kim Gallery, New York, NY 

2013        Introspections, Boca Raton Museum Art School Gallery

2013         County Contemporary, Palm Beach Cultural Council, Lake Worth, FL

2013         Truth and Beauty, Coral Springs Art Museum, Coral Springs, FL

2012         NAWA Annual Exhibition, Sylvia Wald, Po Kim Gallery, New York, NY 

2011-12    Les Vernissage des Femmes, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL

2011         Member Exhibition, Lighthouse Center for the Arts, Tequesta, FL                                    

2010        Landscapes, Juried Exhibition, Lighthouse Center for the Arts, Tequesta, FL 

2009        The Four Seasons, Contemporary Landscapes and Sculpture, Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY 

2009        Absobloominlutely, Palm Beach International Airport, West Palm Beach, FL

2009        Painting = Poetry – ut pictura poesis, Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY 

2009        Flowers in February Sculptures and Still Life Paintings, Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY 

2009        Gallery and Invited Artists, Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY 

2008        Small Sizes- Precious Pieces, Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY 

1999         Architectural Digest Designer Showcase, Design Center of the Americas, Fort Lauderdale, FL

1998         Hortt Competition’98, Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL

 

Selected Publications

American Art Collector, Artist Focus, September 2019

Fine Art Connoisseur, September 2019

Sun Sentinel Exhibit For Climate Change, December 2015

Palm Beach Arts Paper July 15, 2015

Palm Beach Post Accent July 19, 2014 Nature Changes

On View Magazine http://issuu.com/onview/docs/on_view_04-06.2014/52?e=1593647/7320350

Jupiter West April 2014 New Work From Fine Artist Carin Wagner To Debut At Summer Show

Art & Culture Magazine, Spring 2014

Palm Beach Post, The Scene, May 12, 2014 

Jupiter West, New Work From Fine Artist Carin Wagner To Debut At Summer Show, April 2014

Featured Artist in Grand Ambition, book by G. Bruce Knecht, 2012

Show Boats International / Lady Linda 2012

Examiner Carin Wagner explores Florida's natural beauty 2012

Gallery and Studio an International Art Journal Future Art Stars in the N.A.W.A’s Latest Annual 2012

Royal Palm Beach Town-Crier, July 2009

Palm Beach Post Discover Local Artists 2009

Show Boats International/Two to Tango: Lady Linda, 2008

Palm Beach Post, Local Artist Feature, September 2008

Sun Sentinel Lifestyle Feature, Front Page, January 1993

Florida Architecture, 2002

Sun Sentinel Lifestyle Feature, Front Page, September 1998

Playbill, Kravis Center, November 1995 Cover

Architectural Digest, June 1997

 

Selected Awards

Voted People’s Choice at Cultural Council Biennale 2015

Voted Best Landscape at Cultural Council Biennale 2015, Palm Beach Daily News

1st Place, Continuum Art Fair, Palm Beach 2015

People’s Choice Award,8/13, Palm Beach Cultural Council, County Contemporary

Dorothy L. Irish Memorial Award presented by N.A.W.A., Sylvia Wald Po Kim Gallery, NY  2012

People’s Choice Award,Lighthouse Center for the Arts, Tequesta, FL 2012

Mahlon Cline Award of Excellence,  Lighthouse Center for the Arts, Tequesta, FL 2012

2 time winner DiVincenzo Award for Life Drawing, Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale, FL 1985, 1986