Favi Dubo

Favi Dubo

    Contact Information

    mercheval@verizon.net

    Phone: 610-388-7785

    Studio & Gallery

    PO Box 224 Pocopson, PA 19366

    Please contact artist for purchases, commissions, etc.

    Paintings

    Artist's Biography

    The landscape of coastal Maine and Chester County, PA and a love of architecture are the primary influences in my work. These themes work their way through my art and are expanded by sea and land conservation, historic preservation, and various forms of transportation. Interest in art history has inspired me with artists such as Edward Hopper, Rockwell Kent, and the modernist movement, all of which influence my work.

    I studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. I received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from West Chester University. I also studied Art History and Fine Arts abroad with Villanova and Rosemont Universities.

    For twenty years I have instructed fine arts classes covering watercolor and oil painting, pastel and drawing, 3D design and architectural history to high school and adult students.

    My work has been exhibited at various galleries throughout the Philadelphia region as well as New England and represented in private collections. Most recently in November participated in the GLAAD Exhibition and Auction.

    Artist's Statement

    Inspired by my passion for architecture and the landscape, my art is an emotional response to our changing surroundings. I begin each piece with a particular idea that compels me to explore the work in a nonrepresentational manner. Then I create templates of shapes, which allows me to explore color relationships, patterning, depth, and perspective. The exploratory process of adding layers and colors that finally defines each painting is the heart of the piece.

    Painting in the abstract allows me to view the world through my passion of architecture, with no restraints in the creative process.

    Selected Exhibitions

    Solo

    2013
    Favi Dubo: Absolute Favi, Houston Gallery, Chester County Art Association, West Chester, PA

    2010
    The Book Place Gallery, Oxford, PA

    2009
    McKinney Gallery, West Chester University, West Chester, PA

    The Book Place Gallery, Oxford, PA

    2007
    Boyer Gallery, Hill School Center For The Arts, Pottstown, PA

    Group
    2013
    Absolut Masterpiece Program,
    Invitational Juried Exhibition

    Lancaster County Art Association Annual Invitational, Strasburg, PA
    Invitational

    2012
    Urban Observations, The Plastic Club, Philadelphia, PA
    Juried Exhibition

    White, Oxford Art Alliance, Oxford, PA
    Juried Exhibition

    Red Show, The Penn State, Great Valley, PA
    Invitational

    Lancaster County Art Association Annual Invitational, Strasburg, PA
    Invitational

    2011
    PA Art of the State, The State Museum, Harrisburg, PA
    Juried Exhibition

    Lancaster County Art Association Annual Invitational, Strasburg, PA
    Invitational

    All Abstract Show, Chester County Art Association, West Chester, PA
    Juried Exhibition

    2010
    LG Tripp Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

    Small Oil Show, Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA
    Juried Exhibition

    Annual Gala Invitational, Chester County Art Association, West Chester, PA

    Annual Juried Members Show, Chester County Art Association, West Chester, PA

    2009
    Absolutely Abstract, Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA
    Juried Exhibition

    Annual Gala Invitational, Chester County Art Association, West Chester, PA

    All Abstract Show, Chester County Art Association, West Chester, PA
    Juried Exhibition

    Small Oil Show, Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA
    Juried Exhibition

    Annual Juried Members Show, Chester County Art Association, West Chester, PA

    All Media Show, Chester County Art Association, West Chester, PA
    Juried Exhibition

    Annual Fellowship of The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, The Plastic Club, Philadelphia, PA
    Juried Exhibition

    Annual Invitational, Sunset Hill Gallery, West Chester, PA

    2008
    Absolutely Abstract, Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA
    Juried Exhibition

    Annual Gala Invitational, Chester County Art Association, West Chester, PA

    Small Oil Show, Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA
    Juried Exhibition

    Annual Juried Members Show, Chester County Art Association, West Chester, PA

    All Media Show, Chester County Art Association, West Chester, PA
    Juried Exhibition

    Holland House Gallery, West Chester, PA

    Annual Invitational, Sunset Hill Gallery, West Chester, PA

    2007
    Absolutely Abstract, Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA
    Juried Exhibition

    Annual Gala Invitational, Chester County Art Association, West Chester, PA

    Annual Juried Members Show, Chester County Art Association, West Chester, PA

    All Media Show, Chester County Art Association, West Chester, PA
    Juried Exhibition

    Holland House Gallery, West Chester, PA

    Wingspread Gallery, Northeast Harbor, ME

    Annual Invitational, Sunset Hill Gallery, West Chester, PA

    2006
    Absolutely Abstract, Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA
    Juried Exhibition

    Annual Gala Invitational, Chester County Art Association, West Chester, PA

    All Abstract Show, Chester County Art Association, West Chester, PA
    Juried Exhibition

    Annual Juried Members Show, Chester County Art Association, West Chester, PA

    All Media Show, Chester County Art Association, West Chester, PA
    Juried Exhibition

    Annual Invitational, Sunset Hill Gallery, West Chester, PA

    Gallery Siano, Philadelphia, PA

    2005
    Annual Gala Invitational, Chester County Art Association, West Chester, PA

    All Abstract Show, Chester County Art Association, West Chester, PA
    Juried Exhibition

    Annual Juried Members Show, Chester County Art Association, West Chester, PA

    Annual Invitational, Sunset Hill Gallery, West Chester, PA

    2004
    All Abstract Show, Chester County Art Association, West Chester, PA
    Juried Exhibition

    Annual Juried Members Show, Chester County Art Association, West Chester, PA

    Wingspread Gallery, Northeast Harbor, ME

    Annual Invitational, Sunset Hill Gallery, West Chester, PA

    Gallery Siano, Philadelphia, PA

    2003
    Annual Gala Invitational, Chester County Art Association, West Chester, PA

    All Abstract Show, Chester County Art Association, West Chester, PA
    Juried Exhibition

    Annual Juried Members Show, Chester County Art Association, West Chester, PA

    Wingspread Gallery, Northeast Harbor, ME

    Annual Invitational, Sunset Hill Gallery, West Chester, PA

    2002
    Annual Juried Members Show, Chester County Art Association, West Chester, PA

    Annual Invitational, Sunset Hill Gallery, West Chester, PA

    2001
    Annual Juried Members Show, Chester County Art Association, West Chester, PA

    Annual Invitational, Sunset Hill Gallery, West Chester, PA

    2000
    Annual Gala Invitational, Chester County Art Association, West Chester, PA

    Annual Juried Members Show, Chester County Art Association, West Chester, PA

    Wingspread Gallery, Northeast Harbor, ME

    Annual Invitational, Sunset Hill Gallery, West Chester, PA

    Commissions

    2012
    Absolut Masterpiece Program, Fire Island, NY

    Awards / Honors

    2011
    Best In Show, National Juried Show, Lancaster County Art Association, Lancaster, PA

    Education

    1992
    Villanova and Rosemont Universities, PA
    Graduate Program, Italy, Focus on Art History and Fine Arts

    1990 – 1992
    West Chester University, West Chester, PA
    BFA

    1979 – 1983
    Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
    Fine Arts Program, Studio Arts