Alan Loehle

Alan Loehle received an M.F.A. in painting from the University of Arizona in 1979 and a BFA in Drawing and Painting from the University of Georgia in 1975.  He is Associate Professor of Art at Oglethorpe University and the Director of the Art Program. Loehle was the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in Painting in 2007 and has received numerous other fellowships and grants for painting, including two Pollack-Krasner Grants, an NEA Fellowship, and an Elizabeth Foundation Grant.

Loehle has exhibited widely since 1989, and is currently represented by Marcia Wood Gallery in Atlanta, Georgia, where his most recent solo exhibition, “Metaphors and Symbols”, runs from January 6 to February 14, 2009.  Recent group exhibitions include Year-07 Art Projects at County Hall, London, and Flow, in Miami, Florida, and his drawings are currently in the Artists’ Registry at the Drawing Center in New York City.  Museum exhibitions include The Weatherspoon Museum, The Arkansas Arts Center, The Polk Museum of Art, The Mint Museum of Art, The Montgomery Museum of Art, The Columbus Museum of Art, and The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia (MOCA-GA), Atlanta, GA.  He was featured in a print exhibition of drawings in The Paris Review in 1999, and his work is in the collections of the Arkansas Arts Center, Polk Museum of Art and the Reading Museum, among others.  Loehle was featured in the 2004 Southeastern edition of New American Paintings, and recent reviews include  Atlantan Magazine, “Beast Master”, by Felicia Feaster (January 2009) and The Atlanta Journal Constitution, “Exploring Old and New Themes”, by Catherine Fox, (January 23, 2009).


Alan Loehle at The Drawing Center

Alan Loehle at the Guggenheim Foundation

Alan Loehle at the Marcia Wood Gallery




"Push/Pull"   oil on canvas   72" x 52"   



Further Drawings (Gallery)

Further Paintings (Gallery)



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