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Cindy Billingsley Sculptor and Painter
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CV Artist: Cindy Billingsley
Sculptor and Fine Art Painter , Animals and Figurative Sculptures in Clay, bodies of work on the plight of endangered animals and human issues as the main focus of her work. Also public art projects, Wildlife Painter and Sculptor, Murals projects and Portraiture work.
Public Art Project

Large Bronze Commission for Brentwood TN Police Department as a memorial to Fallen Officers installed 2021

World Equestrian Games, Tryon, NC 2018- hand painted 7 of the Jumps

40 ducks/geese painted Fish and Wildlife department, Visitor center Louisiana 2015-2016

Bronze Hornet sculpture Shenandoah University 2014

Memorial Portrait mural of Manny, landscape and eight kids, Brentwood Library Sept. 2011

Brentwood Library a Commission for 15 murals and 20 sculptures March 2009- July 2010

7 Horse Jumps for World Equestrian Games Lexington, KY 2010
 ( Artwork on jumps in National Horse shows: Washington International Horse show, Upperville, Kentucky Horse Park, Lake Placid, Hamptoms horse show, Tampa Stadium Horse show, Devon, Capitol Challenge, Alltech Kentucky, Rolex Horse Show Kentucky and many more........) 1992-2016

Arrington Firefighter Memorial, Bronze Relief, TN 2004

Warner Park nature Center 5 bronze sculptures 1999

13 Murals Brentwood Library 1998

Exhibitions and Shows Sculpture and Painting
Little red Equine Painting a Semi Finalist in ARC International Salon Show 2020

Two Equine Paintings in American Academy of Equine Arts Fall Showcase virtual show Oct-Dec 31, 2020

Both Anteaters and Gorilla painting in Artists for Conservation juried show Oct 2020

Alz Painting Waiting in Oil Painters of America juried Virtual Salon show 2020

Orangutan baby Sculpture in Guild of Nature Science Illustrators juried Virtual show 2020

Sculpture Silence in juried Booth Museum Guild show May 2020

Equine Painting Little Red, won Else Tuckerman Award in Classical Portraiture American Academy Equine Arts show March 2020

Dark side of All won Honor Mention in CFA Artist of the Year show Jan 2020

Orangutan Baby Sculpture won 3rd place Portrait Society of America Dec 2019

Artist For Conservation Live Show, Vancouver Sept 27-29 2019 AFC conference- Sculpture Orangutan

Looking West; American Women Artists show, Steamboat Art Museum, Colorado May 24-Sept. 2 2019  Barn owl Sculpture

Booth Western Museum Artists Guild Show May 14-August 25, 2019  Two paintings Painted Horse and Osprey

Downtown Gallery of Booth Museum juried artist guild show Cartersville GA May 11- Sept 2019   two paintings Koala and Spring Foal

12 paintings Silent Skies Mural for Artists for Conservation mural project August 2018

Live show Artists for Conservation Conference in Vancouver August 2018  Painting Shoehorn Bill Bird

Best of Tennessee Crafts, Customs House Museum, 2018  Memories Alzheimer's sculpture

Daydreaming- National Association of Women Artists, Coral Springs, Fla 2018 Alzheimer's painting

Guild of Scientific Natural Illustrators member exhibit- Art Reveling Science show, AASS Washington DC 2018

Women Artists Coast to Coast West NAWA- Seattle, WA Oct- Jan 2017

Artists for Conservation Live exhibition in Vancouver at AFC Festival Set-oct 2016

Buggin Out show Piedmont Craftsmen gallery Winston Salem NC sculpture June 2016

National Assocation of Women Artists member show NY sculpture award Sept 2015

The Equine Jubilee two paintings 2015

Short listed in book catalog for David Shepherd Best of Wildlife juried show, London, June 2015

“All things Birds and Beautiful”, Orca Island, Washington state Ocra Historical Museum April- May 2015

“Clay Fest lll”, juried clay show Roseville, CA April-may 2015

“Portraits - Interior and Exterior” - NAWA show -The Arts Club , Washington DC, April 2015

“Dynamic Narratives- Women Ceramic Sculptors”- Folk Art Center, Jan-April 2015

Solo Endangered Animal show, TAL Gallery, Nashville, TN Sept. 2014

Artist for Conservation live juried show- Vancouver, CA Sept-Oct 2014

“Dynamic Narratives-Women Ceramic Sculptors” group show TAL Gallery, Nashville, TN August 2014

“ Dynamic Narratives- Women Ceramic Sculptors” group show, NAWA New York, NY June 2014

“Current Visions” juried show Whistler House Museum of Art, Lowell MA April- July 2014

“Ev(e)ulotion Envision Perseverance”, juried show New York Public Library , NYMarch 3-29 2014

Solo show Custom House Museum, Nashville, Tn Oct 23- Jan 5 2013-2014

NAWA Women Exposed July- August 2013 Goggleworks National Assoc. of Women Artist juried show

NAWA Gallery “Clothing Optional” juried show, NAWA New York Gallery July-Aug 2013

NCECA Houston clay conference- Curator for group exhibition “Dynamic narratives” and artist in show March 2013

Midwest Veterinary Conference juried art show Feb. 2013

Two person show “Shared Obstacles” The Seen gallery Feb. 2013

Artists for Conservation juried member live show, Artists for Conservation Festival, Grouse Mountain, Vancouver, Canada Oct. 2012 

“Black and White” member show, Folk Art center Sept- Jan. 2012 and 2013

TACA Biennal juried show, Tennessee State Museum, Nashville, TN August- Sept 2012

Ten from TACA, juried show Belmont University Gallery, Nashville, TN Aug- Sept 2012

“Animal House” invited show, Cabarrus Arts Council, Concord, NC June-end of July 2012

“Alzheimer’s TN Event” featured artist solo show, Del Monico Winery, Cookeville TN May 2012

Nexus Indoor Sculpture show April 2012

CAA Art fair, San Francisco, Oct. 2011

solo show “Endangered Animals” Tennessee Art league Nashville,TN 2011

solo show “Within The Mind” Tennessee Art league, Nashville, TN 2011

Sawtooth Faculty show, June- July, 2011 Milton Rhodes art center, Winston Salem NC

Metro Arts Commission Gallery, juried Local professional Artists show May 31-August 5

“Spectrum” Tom Rossietti Gallery April 2011 Judge’s Award for Sculpture

NAWA show “ Vistas, Views, and Visions”, Tom Rosette Gallery, West Palm Beach, Fla. March 2011 Painting and a sculpture Judge’s Award for Sculpture
Folk Art Center, two person show, Aug. 14 - Oct. 5 2010, Asheville, Nc
NAWA Member show 2010 New York City, New York June-July 2010
Southern Highlands Washington DC Appalachian Regional Show June 2010- June 2011
Solo Show “Endangered” Piedmont Craftsmen Gallery Nov. 6-28, 09
Large public year commission 15 murals and 20 sculptures Brentwood Library Jan 2009- Mar. 2010
 “Endangered” Gloria Kennedy Gallery, New York Jan- Feb. 28 2009
Figurative Invitational 2008 LeQuire Gallery, Nashville, TN 2008
45th Anniversary Piedmont Craftsmen, Teapot Museum, Sparta, NC
Art Envisions Science, Juried NAWA, NY Hall of Science May-June 2008
Spring in Summer, National Assoc. of Women Artists, NY May-June 2008
Figuratively Speaking, Piedmont Craftsmen Gallery June-July 2008
45th Anniversary Piedmont Craftsmen, Sawtooth Building June-Aug 2008
Animals, Animals, Animals, invitational Hand in Hand Gallery May-July 2008
Ohio Designer Craftsmen juried Best of 2008 May- Oct 2008
Taught Figure Workshop, Appalachian Center for Crafts, Smithville, TN March 2008
Tennessee Biennial Arts and Craft Exhibition, juried Customs House Museum Feb 2008
Encore’ , juried New York Oct- Dec 2007
The National Assoc. of Women Artists juried Member Exhibition, New Jersey 2007
Botanical invitation, Sawtooth Building, Winston-Salem, NC June-July 2007
Applied art vs. Fine Art, New York April 2007
Rooted in Craft, Folk Art Center Gallery, Asheville, NC 2007
Wildlife Show Invitation, Sawtooth Building, Winston-Salem, NC 2006
Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine Horses in Art July- August issue 2020
Contemporary Wildlife Art- 3 pages lay out- releases April 2015
Artists for Conservation book best of wildlife 2014
Lark books “ Making faces in Clay” out in 2014
Lark Books “500 Figures in Clay” out in 2014
Artists for Conservation juried best of wildlife artist book Oct. 2012
full page article Cookeville Herald Newspaper “Within the Mind” Alzheimer’s exhibition May 2012
Ceramics Now spotlight artist March 2012 - European ceramic magazine
Claytimes gallery, March 2012
Numerous artwork in Equestrian Horse magazines 1999-2014