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ANNE WEHRLEY BJÖRK
Lives and works in Lexington, KY and Charleston, SC

EDUCATION
1971
BFA, Painting and Drawing, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
1972
Alliance Française, Paris, France
1980
MA, Painting, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
1983
MFA, Painting, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2018
Feeling Blue, Lexington Center for the Arts, Lexington, KY
2017
Bicoastal, curated by Lara A. Björk, Meyer Vogl Gallery, Charleston, SC
2017
Solo Exhibition, B.Deemer Gallery, Louisville, KY
2016
Gallery Wallapalooza, Meyer Vogl Gallery, Charleston, SC
2015
Chaco, Solo Exhibition, B.Deemer Gallery, Louisville, KY
2014
Annual Drawing Exhibition, Barnhard Gallery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
2013
Annual Drawing Exhibition, Barnhard Gallery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
2012
Art at the Cathedral, Christ Church Cathedral, Lexington, KY
Annual Drawing Exhibition, Barnhard Gallery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
2011
Symbols of Space, with Philip Dusenbury, Carol Saunders Gallery, Columbia, SC
Annual Drawing Exhibition, Barnhard Gallery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Art In Bloom, University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington, KY
2010
Art at the Cathedral, Christ Church Cathedral, Lexington, KY
Annual Drawing Exhibition, Barnhard Gallery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
2009
Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY
Annual Drawing Exhibition, Barnhard Gallery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
2008
Vista Studios, Gallery 80808, Columbia, SC
Annual Drawing Exhibition, Barnhard Gallery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
2007
Annual Drawing Exhibition, Barnhard Gallery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
2005
Art in Bloom, University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington, KY
Mindscapes 2005, Art Institute of New York City, New York City, NY
Mindscapes 2005, New England Institute of Art, Brookline, MA
Celebration 2005, Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington, KY
2002
Group Show, Mary Bell Gallery, Chicago, IL
2001
Group Show, Mary Bell Gallery, Chicago, IL
2000
Group Show, Mary Bell Gallery, Chicago, IL
1999
Group Show, Mary Bell Gallery, Chicago, IL
1998
Group Show, Mary Bell Gallery, Chicago, IL
1997
Group Show, Mary Bell Gallery, Chicago, IL
1995
Armstrong State University Faculty Exhibition, Savannah, GA
1994
Armstrong State University Faculty Exhibition, Savannah, GA
1993
The Elegant Egg, McKissick Museum, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
The Savannah National 1993, City Market Art Center Savannah, GA
South Carolina/Kentucky Exchange, South Carolina State Museum, Columbia, SC
Armstrong State University Faculty Exhibition, Savannah, GA
1992
Art by Southern Women, Havens Gallery, Columbia, SC
Mixed Company, Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC
1991
Björk/Rose Exhibition, with Lynn Bell Rose, Vista Gallery, Columbia, SC
Contemporary Images: South Carolina, Owensboro Museum of Fine Arts, Owensboro, KY
1989
Aerial Euphorics, Lewis and Clark Gallery, Columbia, SC
PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Fine Arts Museum, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Sears Tower, Corporate Collection, Chicago, IL
University of Kentucky Museum of Art, Office, Lexington, KY
PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
New York, NY
Chicago, IL
London, UK
Helsinki, Finland
Washington, DC
Philadelphia, PA
Albuquerque, NM
Vail, CO
Evansville, IN
Sullivan’s Island, SC
Tacoma, WA
Tulsa, OK
Portland, OR
Columbia, SC
Charleston, SC
Lexington, KY
Louisville, KY
Alexandria, VA
Birmingham, AL
Los Angeles, CA
GALLERY REPRESENTATION
2013-Present
1997-2002
1992-Present
1992-1996
1990-1993
NOTABLE
2016
Study Abroad, University of Kentucky, Drawing & Painting, Paris, France
2015
Study Abroad, University of Kentucky, Drawing & Painting, Paris, France
2014
Summer, Drawing, Shanghai University, Shanghai, China
2013
Summer, Drawing, Shanghai University, Shanghai, China
2009-Present
University of Kentucky Art Department, Adjunct Faculty, Lexington, KY
2007-Present
University of Kentucky Art Museum, Specialty Classes, Lexington, KY
2000-2007
The Lexington School, Painting, Drawing and Ceramics, Lexington, KY
1993-1995
New York School of the Visual Arts, Watercolor Painting, Savannah, GA
1993-1995
Armstrong State University, Department of Fine Arts, Adjunct Faculty:
Drawing, Ancient Art History, Art Appreciation, Savannah, GA
1989-1993
Artist Residency, South Carolina Arts Commission, Painting and Drawing
Columbia, SC
1992
University of South Carolina, Dept. of Art, Adjunct Faculty, Columbia, SC
1988-1991
Columbia Museum School, Painting and Drawing, Columbia, SC
PRESS
2018
“Rhapsody in Blue Grass”, House Beautiful, May, pg 100 -101
 
2017
“Anne Wehrley Bjork at B. Deemer Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky”, aequai.com, (March 19th, 2017) [ill.] [online]
 
“Chaco Recent works by Anne Wehrley Bjork”, gotolouisville.com, (February 11th, 2017) [ill.] [online]
“Ancient culture of New Mexico inspires UK artist”, courier-journal.com, (February 1st, 2017) [ill.] [online]
2016
“Calm, Cool and Collected”, Sophisticated Living, July/August, pg. 82,83, leoweekly.com, (October 20th, 2015) [ill.] [online]
2015
“Chaco” by Anne Wehrley Bjork”, leoweekly.com, (October 20th, 2015) [ill.] [online]
 
“CHACO Recent works by Anne Wehrley Bjork”, voice-tribune.com, (September 12, 2015) [ill.] [online]