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Stephen Mangum

  • 480 Gate 5 Road, Studio 238, Sausalito CA, 94965
  • 238

Studio Information

Building Name

Industrial Center Building

Studio Or Unit Number

238

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About The Artist

Biography

Stephen Mangum is a contemporary realist painter born in 1954 in Mississippi and currently living in San Francisco. A graduate of the San Francisco Art Institute, his paintings in recent years have been focused on themes of racism and social justice though portraiture and figuration. His award winning series “Illusions of My Childhood” was recently displayed in a solo exhibition at the Rosa Parks Museum.  He has also exhibited at the DeYoung Museum, the Crocker Museum, the Triton Museum, and the Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art and has been juried into and won awards in numerous national and international competitions.  He has also been featured in American Art Collector, International Artist, and many art journals.  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

Art Medium(s)

Oil Paint

Contact Information

Artist Full Name
Phone

(415) 858-9361

Exhibitions & Press

Group Exhibitions
  • Salon at the Triton, The Triton Museum, Santa Clara, CA
  • Bending the Arc, V.L. Cox and Stephen Mangum, The Annex Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
  • 2022 NOAPS Fall International Exhibition
  • 2022 Fall International Salon, International Guild of Realism
  • Social Justice, Museum of No Spectators, Black Rock, NV
  • 2022 NOAPS spring International Exhibition
  • Face to Face, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Expressions 2022, Marin Society of Artists, San Rafael, CA
  • 2021 Fall International Salon, International Guild of Realism
  • 2021 NOAPS Fall International Exhibition
  • 2021 Associate Member exhibition, NOAPSƒ
  • Iconicƒ, Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art, Wausau, WI
  • ƒHomeƒ, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • 2021 Spring International Salon, International Guild of Realism
  • 2021 Left Coast Annual Juried Competition, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA
  • ƒMy American Experienceƒ, Oƒ’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
  • ƒPanicƒ, Oƒ’Hanlon Center for the Arts, Mill Valley, CA
  • The DeYoung Open, DeYoung Museum, San Francisco, CA
  • ƒThe Human Spiritƒ, Marin Open Studios
  • ƒArdent Oldersƒ, 33 Contemporary, Chicago, IL
  • ƒShelterƒ, 33 Contemporary, Chicago, IL
  • ƒReflectionsƒ, ARC Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • 2020 Spring Salon, International Guild of Realism
  • ƒLight Correlationsƒ, 33 Contemporary, Chicago, IL
  • ƒContemporary Realismƒ, 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
  • 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
  • The Quarterly, Winter 2023, Dabster Art
  • Circle Quarterly Art Review, Winter 2022
  • American Art Collector, November 2021
  • 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
  • ƒPainting the Figure Nowƒ, Poets/Artists Magazine #95
  • Artist Portfolio Magazine, Volume 34
  • ƒEros Gazeƒ, 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 3
Awards
  • 4th Place, Portrait Society of America Members Only Competition 2022
  • Finalist, Portrait Society of America Members Only Competition 2022
  • 2nd Place, Expressions 2022 National Competition
  • Honorable Mention, The Sheridan Prize for Art
  • Honorable Mention, Expressions 2021 National Competition
  • First Place, ƒArtistsƒ Visions 2021ƒ 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
  • Jurorƒs Choice Award, Luminous National Juried Exhibition 2017
  • Merit Award, New Orleans Art Associationƒ’s National Exhibition Competition 2017
  • Finalist in Portrait/Figurative category, The Artistƒs Magazineƒ’s 34th Annual
    Competition 2017
  • Finalist in Still Life/Indoor category, The Artistƒs Magazineƒ’s 34th Annual
    Competition 2017
  • Honorable Mention, Artist Portfolio Magazine Q2 competition, 2017

Education

Description

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

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