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Allan Gorman

Rocket , Oil on Linen (104 x 74 inches) by Allan Gorman - 2015

Allan Gorman is a visual art professional born in Brooklyn, New York (born 1947), best known for his photorealistic paintings of objects within the industrial milieu, spanning from civil engineering structures to sophisticated mechanical devices and vehicles. Gorman`s art work has been widely exhibited throughout the United States. He is also a former advertising executive brand marketing educator and consultant.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

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CareerEdit

Largely self-taught, Gorman began painting in the early 1980s, while teaching advertising at the School of Visual Arts in New York City.[7] Gorman's work has been profiled in The Huffington Post, Transportation Today, Manifest's International, New Painting Annual, America Art Collector, Poets & Artists Magazine, Chicago Fine Art and many other specialized publications and websites.[3][8][9][10][11] Gorman often participates in art events, acting as an art curator, a juror or a board member.[12][13] Gorman's awards for painting include a Residence fellowship to Vermont Studio Center (2011), the John Collins Memorial Award from the AAPL (2012), and the New Jersey Arts Council Fellowship[14][15] [16][17] A list of Gorman`s art teachers includes Power Booth, Gary Godbee and David Kapp.[18] In his previous career in the advertising and design communications industries (1970-2006), Gorman has worked at advertising agencies, including Young & Rubicam, Grey Advertising, Foote, Cone & Belding and others.[19] Gorman opened his own advertising shop in 1987.[20] He also acted as a past president of The Art Directors Club of NJ.[21] In 2007 he was inducted into the New Jersey Advertising Club's Hall of Fame.[22] More details of Gorman's career in advertising may be found in the May 4, 2015, issue of Motorcycle Magazine.[23]

Gorman has been a resident of West Orange, New Jersey.[24]

MembershipsEdit

- American Artists Professional League [25]

- Studio Montclair[26]

- International Guild of Realism[27]

Recent AwardsEdit

2015 - Still Life Artist of the Year - ADC Art Comes Alive![28]

2014 - Masterworks Museum Tour from the International Guild of Realism[29]

2014 - John Collins Memorial Award for an Oil Painting - American Artists Professional League[30]

2013 - New Jersey State Council on the Arts fellowship for Painting[31]

2013 - Honorable Mention - WINNER'S GALLERY[32]

BooksEdit

- Ten Marketing Secrets for Building a Sexier Brand[33]

- Briefs for Building Better Brands: Tips, Parables and Insights for Market Leaders[34]

Recent exhibitionsEdit

Gorman`s solo exhibits and invitational art shows have taken place throughout the United States.[3][4][35] Below is a partial list.

- 2015 Surfaces, Shapes and Spaces - Paintings by Allan Gorman - McGraw Gallery @ Newark, NJ[36]

- 2015 ArtPrize 7 - Grand Rapids, MI[37]

- 2015 ViewPoints, Studio Montclair’s 18th Annual Open Juried Exhibition, Aljira Center, Newark, NJ (June 6)[38]

- 2014 Ready to Rumble Road Show - A series of "pop-up" exhibits at Harley Davidson dealers in NY, NJ and PA from May - November [39]

- 2015 ART FAIRS AND MUSEUM 2015 ArtPrize- Grand Rapids MI Former Madmen Who Make Art - The Belskie Museum - Closter NJ[40]

- 2014 International Guild of Realism Masterworks Museum Tour - E.W. Norton Galleries - Shreveport LA; Ocala Museum of Art - Ocala FL; Albany Museum of Art - Albany GA[41]

- 2014 ArtPrize 6 - Grand Rapids, MI[40]

- 2015 NJ Member's Exhibition - Hunterdon Museum - Clinton NJ[42]

- 2014 and 2012 Mid-Atlantic Oil Painting 2012 and 2014 at the UMW Galleries (Fredericksburg, VA)[43]

- 2013 Revved Up and Ready to Rumble - Paintings by Allan Gorman - Azarian MCCullough Art Gallery at St Thomas Aquinas, Sparkill NY[44]

- 2013 Abstractions in Reality - Allan Gorman Paintings - Holy Family University, Philadelphia PA[45]

- 2014 Magic in the Machines - Paintings by Allan Gorman - Rotunda Art Gallery - J&J World Headquarters, New Brunswick, NJ[46]

- 2013 Geometries & Reflections - Allan Gorman Paintings - Holy Family University, Philadelphia PA [47]

- 2013 Hyperreal at Gallery 180 at The Illinois Institute of Art ( Jan 15 - 18 )[10]

- 2013 Hillside Square Gallery, Montclair, NJ (May–September)[48]

- 2013 Anthony Brunelli Fine Arts Gallery, NY (Salón 2, Feb 1)[49]

- 2012 Sussex Country Community College Art Gallery (through February 27)[50]

- 2012 Industrial Intrigue - Paintings by Allan Gorman - Gallery 50 Contemporary Art, Rehoboth Beach DE[51]

- 2011 Parkinson Art Center, NJ. Oct 14-19, 2001[52]

- 2011 Abstract Journeys - Paintings by Allan Gorman - Sussex County Community College Art Galleries, Newton NJ[53]

- 2011 A digital age edward hopper [54]

- 2011 Early Light by Montclair[55]

- 2010 Arts Annual at the NJ State Museum (Trenton, NJ)[43]

- 2010 Allan Gorman Paintings - Governor's Island Art Fair, NYC[56]

- 2010 STRUCKtures! - Paintings by Allan Gorman - Phoenix Gallery, NYC[57]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Brand Guru Allan Gorman to Speak at NJ Ad Club". Retrieved September 15, 2015. 
  2. ^ Davis, MP; Devaney, RA; Manos, R (2006). The yearbook of experts : the yearbook of experts, authorities & spokespersons : an encyclopedia of sources. (25th ed.). Washington, D.C.: Broadcast Interview Source. p. 34. ISBN 978-0934333535. Retrieved September 15, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c "Allan Gorman". rehs.com. Retrieved September 19, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b "Allan Gorman". Chicago Fine Art. Retrieved September 24, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Brandspa` s Allan Gorman". Expertick. Retrieved September 24, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Allan Gorman". artprize.org. Retrieved September 25, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Allan Gorman". Zoominfo. Retrieved September 24, 2015. 
  8. ^ "HuffPost Arts & Culture - 5 Paintings". huffingtonpost.com. Retrieved September 25, 2015. 
  9. ^ "CAIT" (PDF). cait.rutgers.edu. Retrieved September 24, 2015. 
  10. ^ a b "Allan Gorman Hyperrealism". Chicago Fine Art. Retrieved September 24, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Allan Gorman_page 32" (PDF). pw.org. Retrieved September 25, 2015. 
  12. ^ "Full Circle". studiomontclair.org. Retrieved September 25, 2015. 
  13. ^ "Super Yacht Builder". internetmeme.info. Retrieved September 25, 2015. 
  14. ^ "Allan Gorman_page 32" (PDF). pw.org. Retrieved September 25, 2015. 
  15. ^ Finn, Joan (June 1, 2013). "Allan Gorman debuts art exhibit, awarded NJSCOA Fellowship". http://www.northjersey.com/. Retrieved September 15, 2015. 
  16. ^ Elvy, Michelle. "Antarctica". smokelong.com. Retrieved September 25, 2015. 
  17. ^ "2012 AAPL Catalogue" (PDF). aaplinc.org. Retrieved September 25, 2015. 
  18. ^ "Allan Gorman_page 32" (PDF). pw.org. Retrieved September 25, 2015. 
  19. ^ "Brand Delight" (PDF). 02cd747.netsolhost.com. Retrieved October 9, 2015. 
  20. ^ "Art by former advertising men". northjersey.com. Retrieved October 9, 2015. 
  21. ^ "Presidents Advisory Council". adcnj.org. Archived from the original on September 7, 2014. Retrieved October 9, 2015. 
  22. ^ "Advertising Hall of Fame of New Jersey". njadclub.org. Retrieved October 9, 2015. 
  23. ^ Wyman-Blackburn, Steven. "Allan Gorman - The Dance Captured Through The Eyes of Mad Men". themotorcyclemag.com. Retrieved October 14, 2015. 
  24. ^ Biography, Allan Gorman. Accessed October 21, 2015. "Allan Gorman currently maintains a studio practice in Kearny, NJ, and resides in West Orange, NJ."
  25. ^ "Allan Gorman". americanartistsprofessionalleague.org. Retrieved October 8, 2015. 
  26. ^ "Full Circle". studiomontclair.org. Retrieved October 8, 2015. 
  27. ^ "Members E-F-G". realismguild.com. Retrieved October 8, 2015. 
  28. ^ "ACA 2015 Award Winners". adcfineart.com. Retrieved October 9, 2015. 
  29. ^ "Master Works Museum Tour". realismguild.com. Retrieved October 9, 2015. 
  30. ^ "2014 AAPL catalog" (PDF). americanartistsprofessionalleague.org/. Retrieved October 9, 2015. 
  31. ^ "2013 Fellowship Recipients" (PDF). nj.gov. Retrieved October 9, 2015. 
  32. ^ "WINNER'S GALLERY". artist.net.in. Retrieved October 9, 2015. 
  33. ^ "Ten Marketing Secrets for Building a Sexier Brand". worldcat.org. Retrieved September 15, 2015. 
  34. ^ Gorman, essays by Allan (2004). Briefs for building better brands : tips, parables and insights for market leaders. Montclair, NJ: AGCD Brandspa Book. ISBN 0974916900. Retrieved September 15, 2015. 
  35. ^ "Allan Gorman CV". allangorman.com. Retrieved October 1, 2015. 
  36. ^ "Paintings by Allan Gorman". nj.com. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 
  37. ^ "Allan Gorman". artprize.org/allan-gorman. Retrieved October 8, 2015. 
  38. ^ "Aljira Exhibits". Aljira Center. Retrieved September 24, 2015. 
  39. ^ "Ready to Rumble Show". marketwired.com. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 
  40. ^ a b "Former Mad Men Who Create Art". alumniandfriends.org/ex-mad-men-who-create-art/. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 
  41. ^ "International Guild to Realism". realismguild.com. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 
  42. ^ "Masters o Fine Art in Visual Art". artslant.com. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 
  43. ^ a b "Allan Gorman". Sussex Country Community College. Retrieved September 24, 2015. 
  44. ^ "Allan Gorman". stacweb.stac.edu. Retrieved October 8, 2015. 
  45. ^ "Abstractions in Reality". holyfamilyartgallery.wordpress.com. Retrieved October 8, 2015. 
  46. ^ "Magic in the Machines". myemail.constantcontact.com/Allan-Gorman-Solo-Exhibit-at-J-J-Worldwide-HQ.h. Retrieved October 8, 2015. 
  47. ^ "Geometries and Reflections". prweb.com. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 
  48. ^ "Motivated by Machinery". myemail.constantcontact.com. Retrieved September 25, 2015. 
  49. ^ "Anthony Brunelli Fine Arts Gallery February 2013 Exhibition". Anthony Brunelli Fine Art Gallery. Retrieved September 24, 2015. 
  50. ^ "Events in New Jersey". nytimes.com. Retrieved September 25, 2015. 
  51. ^ "Industrial Intrigue". 50contemporaryart.com. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 
  52. ^ "Allan Gorman". Fine Art Magazine. Retrieved September 24, 2015. 
  53. ^ "Abstract Journeys". northjersey.com. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 
  54. ^ "Structural Harmonies". northjersey.com. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 
  55. ^ "Early-light-by Montclair". northjersey. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 
  56. ^ "Governers-island-art-fair". artslant.com. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 
  57. ^ "Structures". legacy.pitchengine.com. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 

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