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Stephen Mangum

Sausalito , CA

Stephen Mangum is a contemporary realist painter from San Francisco. Born in 1954 in Mississippi and a graduate of the San Francisco Art Institute, his paintings confront societal challenges and complexities and have been juried into and won awards in numerous national and international competitions and exhibitions as well as published by a variety of art journals and magazines. A member of the Portrait Society of America, the International Guild of Realism, and the National Oil & Acrylic Painters Society, his paintings are in private and corporate collections across the U.S.

Follow him on Instagram: @stephenmangumart

Group Exhibitions:
“Iconic”, Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art, Wausau, WI
“Home” Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2021Spring International Salon, International Guild of Realism
2021 Left Coast Annual Juried Competition, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA
“My American Experience”, O’Hanlon Center for the Arts, Mill Valley, CA
"Artist's Vision", Marin Society of Artists, San Rafael, CA
80th Crocker-Kingsley Biennial, Blue Line Arts Center, Roseville, CA
2020 NOAPS Fall International Online Exhibition
“Panic”, O’Hanlon Center for the Arts, Mill Valley, CA
The DeYoung Open, DeYoung Museum, San Francisco, CA
“The Human Spirit”, Marin Open Studios
“Ardent Olders”, 33 Contemporary, Chicago, IL
“Shelter”, 33 Contemporary, Chicago, IL
“Reflections”, ARC Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2020 Spring Salon, International Guild of Realism
“Light Correlations”, 33 Contemporary, Chicago, IL
“Contemporary Realism”, Gallery 1261, Denver, CO
2019 NOAPS Spring International Online Exhibition
2019 Left Coast Annual Juried Competition, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA
Selections from the 2019 Crocker-Kingsley, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
79th Biennial Crocker-Kingsley exhibition, Blue Line Arts Center, Roseville, CA
"Portraits", Gallery25N online exhibition
2018 NOAPS Fall International Online Exhibition
2018 Spring Exhibition: National Juried Show, Emerald Art Center, Springfield, OR
Fresh Art 18 Juried Competition, Marin Society of Artists, San Rafael, CA
2017 Luminous National Juried Exhibition, ARC Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2017 National Exhibition, New Orleans Art Association, New Orleans, LA.
2016 Portrayal(l), Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Be Careful Where You Sit, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2016 Left Coast Annual Juried Competition, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA
3rd Annual Juried Competition, Piedmont Center for the Arts, Piedmont, CA
2015 Art of the Heartland Juried Competition, Southwest Artists Association, Mena, AR

Publications:
American Art Collector, April 2021
American Art Collector, April 2020
PoetsArtists #107, October 2019
Artist Portfolio Magazine, Volume 39
Spotlight Contemporary Art Magazine, Volume 9
"Anything But The Figure", Poets/Artists Magazine #98
International Artist Magazine, September 2018
“Painting the Figure Now”, Poets/Artists Magazine #95
Artist Portfolio Magazine, Volume 34
“Eros Gaze”, Poets/Artists Magazine #93
Circle Quarterly Art Review, Winter 2018
Create! Magazine, February 2018
Artist Portfolio Magazine, Volume 33
Circle Quarterly Art Review, Fall 2017
Artist Portfolio Magazine, Volume 31

Awards:
First Place, “Artists’ Visions 2021” National Competition
Juror's Choice Award, "Reflections" National Juried Competition 2020
7th Place, Portrait Society of America Members Only Competition 2019
1st Place, 2019 National Self-Portrait competition, Jerry's ArtaRama
Finalist, Art Renewal Center 2019 Salon
1st Place, Gallery 25N 2018 Portrait Competition
Christopher E. Burke Fine Arts Grant, Gallery 25N
Finalist, International Artist Magazine 2018 People & Figures competition
Honorable Mention, Artist Portfolio Magazine 2018 10 Art Competition
Circle Foundation for the Arts Top 100 Artists of 2017
Second Place, Artist Portfolio Magazine Q4 2017 Competition
Juror’s Choice Award, Luminous National Juried Exhibition 2017
Merit Award, New Orleans Art Association’s National Exhibition Competition 2017
Finalist in Portrait/Figurative category, The Artist’s Magazine’s 34th Annual
Competition 2017
Finalist in Still Life/Indoor category, The Artist’s Magazine’s 34th Annual
Competition 2017
Honorable Mention, Artist Portfolio Magazine Q2 competition, 2017

Education:
BFA in Painting, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California, 2016
Workshop with Alyssa Monks, New York Academy of Art, 2015

Illusions of My Childhood No. 8, Privilege

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Illusions of My Childhood No. 7, Heritage

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Illusions of My Childhood No. 6

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Illusions of My Childhood No. 5

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Illusions of My Childhood No. 4, Freedom Summer

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Illusions of My Childhood No. 1, Emmett

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Illusions of My Childhood No. 3, Medgar

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Illusions of My Childhood No. 2, Martin

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Miles and Diane in Carmel

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Elizabeth

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Behind the Line

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