Charles Clary was born in 1980 in Morristown, Tennessee. He received
his BFA in painting with honors from Middle Tennessee State University
and his MFA in painting from the Savannah College of Art and Design.
Charles Clary, he/him, received his BFA in painting with honors from Middle Tennessee State University and his MFA in painting from the Savannah College of Art and Design. He has shown in exhibitions at Galerie Evolution-Pierre Cardin in Paris, France, The Netherlands’ CODA Museum Paper Biennial in 2021, The Shanghai Paper Biennial in 2021, Art on Paper Fair in New York City, and many other international, national, and regional juried, group, solo, and museum exhibitions. Clary won Top Prize at the 2016 ArtFields Competition in Lake City, SC, and in 2019 he won both People’s Choice Award for 2D and the Merit Prize at ArtFields. He has had work collected by Google and Amazon, and was named the HTC Distinguished Teacher-Scholar at Coastal Carolina University in 2022. Clary has been featured in numerous print and Internet interviews including, Create! Magazine, Candyfloss, This is Colossal, WIRED magazine (US and UK), Hi Fructose, Beautiful Decay, and Bluecanvas Magazine. He has also been featured in publications including 500 Paper Objects, Paper Works, Paper Art, Papercraft 2, and PUSH: Paper. He has been invited to speak at Cambridge University’s annual symposium on human remains and has a chapter published in The Rutledge Handbook on Museums Heritage and Death.
Charles has exhibited regionally, nationally, and internationally in
numerous solo and group shows, is represented by: Paradigm Gallery in
Philadelphia PA, Art Space 305 in Miami FL, and RO2 Gallery in Huston TX, and Clary currently lives
and works in Conway SC.
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