Artist: Gary Kelley American
Title: Nouveau Salon des cent, Hommage a Toulouse-Lautrec.
Plate: HL. 44
from "Nouveau Salon des Cent" portfolio. Limited printing of only 380.
Printed in Paris, 2001.
unbacked, shipped rolled via Fedex.
Certificate of Authenticity.
Sheet Size: 29 in x 38 1/2 in 68 x 98cm
The "Nouveau Salon des Cent" portfolio consists of a hundred posters created by one hundred of the best graphic designers of our time, from 24 different countries including China, Japan, Mexico, Brazil, Zimbabwe, the United-States and most of the European countries, as a tribute to Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, for the Centenary of his death, 1901-2001. Initiated by the Toulouse-Lautrec Museum Partners' Club. In cooperation with the Toulouse-Lautrec Museum of Albi. The printing was limited to only 380. The posters have been exhibited in major museums and galleries around the world.
The Designer - Gary Kelley
BA degree in art, University. Honorary doctor of Humane Letters degree, University of Northern Iowa.
25 gold and silver medals, Society of Illustrators, New York, Annual Exhibitions. Best-in-Show, Society of Illustrators, New York, and Society of Illustrators Los Angeles Annual Exhibitions.
Selected clients: Time Magazine, Atlantic Monthly, Rolling Stone, The New Yorker and Playboy Magazine. Also The National Football League, National Basketball Association, Geffen Playhouse, Santa Fe Opera, Barnes and Noble Bookstores and Island Records. Selected illustrated books
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Rip Van Winkle, The Necklace, Macbeth, Poe's Tales of Mystery and Imagination, Boshblobberbosh and Tallchief.
Academy of Art, Cincinnati, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Lustrare Gallery, New York, Every Picture Tells a Story, Los Angeles, Hartfort art School, University of Northern Iowa, Art Institute of Southern California, Laguna Beach, Sioux City (IA) Art Center, Creation Gallery, Tokyo, and The Pablo Neruda Cultural Centre, Bagnolet, Paris, France.
Selected group shows
The Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge (MA), The Chicago Art Institute and The McNay Art Museum, San Antonio.
Lectures and seminars
Smithsonian, Washington, Corcoran Gallery, Washington, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, Art Institute of Southern California, Laquna Beach, Academy of Art, San Antonio, Ringling School of Art, Sarasota, Hallmark Cards, Kansas City, University of Iowa, Rhode Island School of Design, Santa Fe College of Design, Society of Illustrators, New York, Society of Illustrators, Los Angeles, Chicago Art Institute, The Norman Rockwell Museum and The Montreuil Book Fair, Paris.
Teaching and works
Syracuse University Graduate Program, Hartfort Art School, Illustration Academy, Kansas City, SummerVail Workshop, Colorado, University of Northern Iowa and Iowa State University.