DAVID LEE ZVANUT                                                                                  903-886-8053

5292 FM 2874                                                                               http://www.zvanut.com

Commerce, Texas 75428                                                                      david@zvanut.com                                                                                                                                               

EDUCATION

1986        M.F.A., East Texas State University, Commerce, Texas.     

1979        B.F.A., East Texas State University, Commerce, Texas.

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2011        "Painting and Sculpture", Goodrich Gallery, Dallas, Texas.

2009        “New Work”, New East Arts, Austin, Texas.

2007        “Music, Politics, Fun” New East Arts, Austin, Texas.

1998        "Duncan Outback", Duncan Insurance Agency, Commerce, Texas.               

1997        MaĖana  on Main, Nacadoches, Texas.

1994        "Imperfect Perfection", Diverse Arts Little Gallery at Cafe Solaire, Austin, Texas.

1991        "Here Today, Gone Tomorrow", 817 Exposition, Dallas, Texas.

1988        "Just Having Fun", installation/Performance, Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, Texas.

                  Outlook Gallery, L’Assemblage, Dallas, Texas.

1987        "Just Having Fun", installation/Performance, Travel Gallery Theater, L’Assemblage, Dallas, Texas.

1986        "Having Fun", MFA Thesis Exhibition, East Texas State University, Commerce, Texas.

                                   

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2018        Hearts For The Arts Gala, Hunt County Public Art, Greenville Texas.

2017        “Christmas at the Elms”, JRB Gallery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

                  “Momentum Exhibition and Juried Glass Competition” Toledo, Ohio

                  “First Fruits”, Goodrich Gallery, Dallas, texas.

                  Douglas County Art Encounters, Castle Rock, Colorado.

                  Hearts For The Arts Gala, Hunt County Public Art, Greenville Texas.

2016        Hearts For The Arts Gala, Hunt County Public Art, Greenville Texas.

2015        Hearts For The Arts Gala, Hunt County Public Art, Greenville Texas.

2012        "Everything Old Is New Again", Ghost Town Arts Collective, Austin College, Sherman, Texas.

2011        "Cutting Edge Glass", JRB Gallery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

2010        Jacques Lamy Gallery, Dallas, Texas.

                  "Digital Arts", Infinity Gallery, http://www.infinityartgallery.com/DIG10/gallery.

2009        Jacques Lamy Gallery, Dallas, Texas.

2008        Visual Arts Society of Texas National Exhibition, Denton, Texas.

2007        “New”, Ghost Town Art Collective, Denison, Texas.

2006        “Altar/Alter”, Grayson County Community College Gallery, Denison, Texas.

                  “Super Heroes”, On Main Off Center Gallery and 416 Press & Gallery, Denison, Texas.

                  Art In The Metroplex, Templeton Art Center, Texas Christian University, Ft. Worth, Texas.

                  Plano National, Plano Arts Center, Plano, Texas, First Place in Sculpture.

                  Gallery Vetro, San Antonio, Texas.

                  Wild About Music Gallery, Austin, Texas, Santa Monica, California.

2005        d3, Texas Sculpture Association Juried Exhibition”, Addison, Texas.                 

                  Wild About Music Gallery, Austin, Texas.

2004        Gallery Vetro, San Antonio, Texas.

                  Wild About Music Gallery, Austin, Texas.

2003        Gallery Vetro, San Antonio, Texas.

                  Wild About Music Gallery, Austin, Texas.

2002        Gallery Vetro, San Antonio, Texas.

                  Wild About Music Gallery, Austin, Texas.

                  "Art Collective 5th Annual Exhibition", Texas A&M University Gallery, Commerce, Texas.

2001        "Art Collective 4th Annual Exhibition", Texas A&M University Gallery, Commerce, Texas.

                  Wild About Music Gallery, Austin, Texas.

                  Diverse Arts Little Gallery, Austin, Texas.

2000        "Art Collective 3rd Annual Exhibition", Texas A&M University Gallery, Commerce, Texas.

                  Wild About Music Gallery, Austin, Texas.

1999        "Art Collective 2nd Annual Exhibition", Texas A&M University Gallery, Commerce, Texas.

                  Liza Williams Gallery, San Antonio, Texas.

                  Wild About Music Gallery, Austin, Texas.

1998        "Art Collective Inaugural Exhibition", Duncan Insurance Agency, Commerce, Texas.

                  Art Landing, Dallas, Texas.

                  Liza Williams Gallery, San Antonio, Texas.

                  Wild About Music Gallery, Austin, Texas.

1994        "daka / Zvanut" E. Litist/B. Astard Gallery, Dallas Texas.

                  Contemporary Art Month, Keene Gallery, San Antonio, Texas.

1992-3    "On the Road", a series of guerrilla show/performances with the group "daka". 5001 Columbia, Gray Matters Gallery, D-Art, Edith Baker Gallery, Dallas, Texas; The Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, Texas; The Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas.

1991        "1011 Alamo Art", Commerce, Texas.

1986        Gallery Group Show, Sol Del Rio Gallery, San Antonio, Texas.

                  ETSU Scholarship Show, ETSU Gallery, Commerce, Texas.

1985        "Texas College Art Show", Mountain View College, Dallas, Texas.

                  ETSU Scholarship Show, ETSU Gallery, Commerce, Texas.

1983        "Southeastern Watercolorists: Talents, Techniques, and Twists in the Art of Watercolors",

Deland Museum, Deland, Florida.

1982        "Pensacola National Watermedia Exhibition", Pensacola Junior College, Pensacola, Florida.

1981        "Hamptons International Art Expo", Westhampton, Long Island, New York.

1980        "Watercolor USA", Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, Missouri.

                  "Kansas Fifth National", Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas.

                  "Central States Exhibition ’80", Pratt Community College, Pratt, Kansas.

                  "Texas College Art Show", Mountain View College, Dallas, Texas.

1979        ETSU Scholarship Show, ETSU Gallery, Commerce, Texas.

 

COMMISSIONS

2021        Bottle Cap Mural, 59 x 268, Charlston, South Carolina, private commission.

                  Leaded window restoration, Trinity Mother Frances Hospital Chapel, Tyler, Texas.

2020        Inverted Tree Chandelier, 88 x 72 x 44, 80 lights, 400 crystals, Lumberton, North Carolina, private commission.

                  42 x 65 x 40 19 light chandelier, Nassau, Bahamas, private commission.

2019        16 x 60 leaded glass sign, “Lakebreeze”, Chicago, Illinois, private commission.

                  2’ x 4’ x 27’ 36 light chandelier, Nassau, Bahamas, private commission.

Fused glass installation “Eternal View” Commerce Public Library south window, Hunt County Public Art.

2015        Public sculpture in Commerce, Texas “Eternal Carousel”, Hunt County Public Art.

2012        Backlit glass mosaic "Flower Song", Cook's Children's Hospital, Ft. Worth, Texas.

                  Backlit glass mosaic, "Turano Logo", Turano Bakery, Chicago, Illinois.

                  Backlit glass mosaics, "Sugar Foods #1 and #2, Sugar Foods Corporation, New York, New York.

2011        Mural, "Music On Parade", Music Building, Texas A&M University, Commerce, Texas.

2009        Mural, “Music On Parade”, Art Wall, The Catholic Foundation Plaza, Dallas, Texas.

                  Songbook Cover, St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Portland, Oregon.

                  Event poster, Peace Arch State Park Benefit Concert, Blaine, Washington.

                  2007 Event poster, 3rd Annual Gospel Festival, Nacogdoches Historical Society, Nacogdoches, Texas.

2005        Department Logo, Lubbock Christian University Music Department, Lubbock Texas.

2005        Event poster, 1st Annual Gospel Festival, Nacogdoches Historical Society, Nacogdoches, Texas.

2002        Mural, North East Texas Children’s Museum, Commerce, Texas.

2000        Entry Portal, National Association of State and Provincial Lotteries National Convention, Dallas, Texas.

1995        Event poster, Clarksville/West End Jazz & Arts Festival, Austin, Texas.

 

         TEACHING EXPERIENCE                                       

                  2004-5     Adjunct Instructor, Sculpture, Texas A&M University-Commerce.

 

         ONLINE PRESS

“Eternal View”, Bois d’arc window in the Commerce Public Library. video, http://huntcountypublicart.com/eternalview/

“The Commerce Project, Sculpture by David Zvanut” http://huntcountypublicart.com/?p=247

"Art & Seek Q & A: Artist David Zvanut", by Stephan Becker, October 29, 2009, http://www.kera.org/artandseek/content/2009/10/29/artseek-qa-artist-david-zvanut/

                  "Cathedral's Foundation Firm in Arts District", by Linda Faulkner, The Texas Catholic Online

                  http://texd8aed.sites.ecordia.net/default.asp?IsDev=False&NodeId=1870

                  The 2River View, Vol. 6.1, Fall 200, www.2River.org.

                  "Sex with Trees and Other Things Equally Responsive", Rebecca Lu Kiernan, 2River Chapbook                                 Series #10 (cover), www.2River.org.

                  Poet's Canvas, No. 16, July/August/September 2001, www.poetscanvas.org.      


 

          PRINT PRESS

         “Going Through Great ‘Panes’”, Greenville Herald Banner, January 15, 2022, page B1, B10, photo

         “Everything’s Looking Up for Artist”, Greenville Herald Banner, July 20, 2019, page 1, photo

         “A Truly Eternal View”, The Commerce Journal, April 25, 2019, page 1, photo

         “Artist Presents His Eternal View”, Greenville Herald Banner, April 25, 2019, page 1, photo.

                  “ Showing Off The Eternal View”, The Commerce Journal, April 18, 2019, page A3, photo A3

         “City Approves Art Project Tuesday”, The Commerce Journal, January 18, 2018, page A1, 3, photo A2.

         “Castle Rock Debuts Public Artworks as Part of a Countywide Program”, Castle Rock News Press, July 13, 2017, page 8.

         “Two New Public Art Projects Planned”, Greenville Herald Banner, January 4, 2015, page1.

          “Two New Public Art Projects Planned”, The Commerce Journal, January 15, 2015, page1.

         "Catholic Foundation", Dallas Business Journal, November 13-19, 2009, page 15.

         "Top Artist Zvanut Recognized" The Commerce Journal, October 22, 2009, page A2.

         "Mural Unveiled, Commerce Artist Recognized", Greenville Hearld Banner, October 18, 2009, page A12.

         Walker, Daniel, " On Display, Zvanut wins contest, work to be shown in Arts District", Greenville Hearld Banner, October 9, 2009, page A1.

         Spencer, Otha, "Art To Make the World a Glorious Place", Commerce Journal, August 30, 2000, Section A, p.5.

            Goodrich, Robbie. "Downtown Art Gallery Walk", Nacogdoches Daily Sentinel,                                                           November 7, 1997, Section 1, p. 4.

                  Odom, Michael. "On View, Dallas", The New Art Examiner, January, 1995, p. 31

                  Marshal, Cari. "Imperfect Perfection", Austin Downtown Arts, Vol. 1, No. 1, December, 1994, pp. 2-3.

                  Tyson, Janet. "Bad Art, Fun Art", Fort Worth Star Telegram, April 19, 1988, Section 4, p. 3.

                  Rawls, Marc. "David Zvanut", Detour Magazine, October, 1987, p. 71.

                  Stewart, Laura. "A Well-Done Medium", Orlando Sentinel, July 16, 1983, pp. E-1, E-5.

                  "Deland Museum Presents Southeastern Watercolorists", Center Stage, July-August, 1983, p. 25.    

                  Buzz Magazine, June  2005, p.3, p.8.

                  Commerce Journal, August 30, 2000, Section A, p.1.

                  Nacogdoches Daily Sentinel, November 7, 1997, Section 1, p. 4.

                  Austin Downtown Arts, Vol. 1, No. 1, December, 1994, cover, p. 2, p. 3.

                  Fort Worth Star Telegram, April 19, 1988, Section 4, p. 1.

                  Dallas Times Herald, May 31, 1987, "Datebook,", p. 1.

                  Morris, Eleanor. "Artists Banned in Dallas", D Magazine, September, 1981, p. 12.

 

 

         REFERENCES

                           Mr. Wyman Williams, Mayor, City of Commerce, wyman.williams@tamuc.edu

                           Mr. Byron Taylor, artist, Greenville, Texas, byrontaylor@rocketmail.com

                           Mr. Derek price, Owner, Green Shoot Media, dprice@greenshootagency.com

 

     SELECTED COLLECTIONS              

Johnson & Sweeney, Attorneys at Law, Springfield, Missouri                              Mr. & Mrs. Paul Sutton, Ardmore, Oklahoma              

Ms. Diana Chase, Dallas, Texas                                                                        Dr. Bob Abney, San Diego, California

Marguerite Teresa Green & Associates, Inc., Dallas, Texas                                 The Catholic Foundation, Dallas, Texas

Mr. Alan Webb, Greenville, Texas                                                                    Ms. Charla Wood. Austin, Texas

Magna & Lowman Interior  Design, Dallas, Texas                                              Andrea Ando, San Francisco, California

Hay Corporation, Dallas, Texas                                                                         Vantage Corporation, Dallas, Texas          

Koger Center, San Antonio, Texas                                                                   Texas Lottery Commission, Austin, Texas

Mrs. Mary McDermott Cook, Dallas, Texas                                                        Correlations Inc., Dallas, Texas

Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson, Johnson City, Texas                                                   Cook's Children's Hospital, Ft. Worth, Texas

Ms. Laura Hunt, Dallas, Texas                                                                           Mr. & Mrs. Janet Duncan, Commerce, Texas

Mr. & Mrs. Robert LaTorre, Dallas, Texas                                                           Sugar Foods Corporation, New York, New York

Turano Bakery, Chicago, Illinois                                                                        Live Oak Professional Center, Commerce, Texas

Mr. William J. Carey, Dallas, Texas                                                                    Northeast Texas Children’s Museum, Commerce, Texas

Mr. Jay Brousseau, Dallas, Texas                                                                       Mr. Harold McMillan, Austin, Texas            

Jim & Dean Calvert, Cambell, Texas                                                                Mr. Brett Barto, Fort Worth, Texas              

Derek Hansen, Austin, Texas                                                                            Catholic Charities of Ft. Worth, Texas        

Mr. George Davis, Kailua, Hawaii.                                                                    Mr. & Mrs. James Asaff, Dallas, Texas        

Maggie McDevitt, Marin, California                                                                 Dr. & Mrs. Kevin McBride, Dallas, Texas      

Mr. & Mrs. Ward Huey, Dallas, Texas                                                                Festival Hill at Roundtop, Texas


Dr. Richard Long, St. Louis, Missouri                                                                  Thomas K. Gorman High School, Tyler, Texas

Mr. Michael Gully, San Antonio, Texas                                                             "Scoot" and Caroline Chaney, Commerce, Texas       

Ms. Melanie Griffith, Hollywood, California                                                        Mr. Patrick Siembieda, Dallas, Texas

Ken and Kathy Miller, Commerce, Texas                                                         Ms. Janice Hewitt, Commerce, Texas

Texas A&M-Commerce                                                                                  Dr. and Mrs. Christopher White, Denver, Colorado

Graceland Fruit, Frankfort, Michigan                                                               Mr. Ralph Royal, Houston, Texas

Mr. Sean Brady, St. Louis, Missouri                                                                    Sharon and Walter Sanders, Marble Falls, Texas

Ms. Alison Hansen, Garland, Texas                                                                   Bob and Sherry Johnson, Commerce, Texas

Byron Taylor and Craig Waters, Greenville, Texas                                              Derek and Beverly Price, Greenville, Texas

Janeen Cunningham, Greenville, Texas                                                          Holly Gotcher, Greenville, Texas

Debb Janes, Camas, Washington                                                                    Kimberly Jessup, Sarasota, Florida

Lindsey Kenison-Severson, Grafton, Iowa                                                          John Hurd, Venice, Florida

The City Of Commerce, Texas                                                                        Shelley Dunagan, Byfield, Massachusetts

Savanna Mayfield, Nassau, Bahamas                                                               Julie Horn, Greenville, Texas

Mark Thompson, Nassau, Bahamas                                                                  Eden International Ministries, Lumberton, North Carolina

Share House, Charleston, South Carolina                                                         Christiane Worrall, Rockwall, Texas