Blue Vieira Gallery, LLC. dba Armando Pedroso Fine Art

6787 116th Ave.

Fennville, Michigan 49408 773.551.1285

(e) armando.pedroso@bluevieira.com

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RESUME

 

 

Education

1984  Bachelors of Art from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan

2002  Self-Taught, Full-Time Art Career
 

Solo Exhibitions

2006  Wiessman Gallery in Chicago, Illinois

2007 - 2008  Wiessman Gallery & Gallery 344 in Kalamazoo, Michigan

2009 - 2014  The William-Scott Gallery in Provincetown, Massachusetts
 

Group Exhibitions

2004  Anam Art Gallery in Glenview, Illinois 
& The William-Scott Gallery

2005  Coconut Grove Gallery in Coconut Grove, Florida; Amdur Art Gallery in Glenview, Illinois; & Wiessman Gallery

2006  Leche-Vitrines Art Alliance in Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Coconut Grove Gallery; Amdur Art Gallery; Wiessman Gallery; & Gallery 344

2007 - 2008  The William-Scott Gallery; Coconut Grove Gallery; 
Wiessman Gallery; Gallery 344; Johnathon Chicago in Chicago, Illinois; & Poggenpohl Chicago in Chicago, Illinois

2009 - 2015  The Leigh Gallery in Chicago, Illinois; MJG Gallery in Toronto, Canada; Galerie d'Art Beauchamp in Quebec City, Canada; & The William-Scott Gallery
 

Corporate Collections

British Petroleum™

Coldwell Banker™

2013  Prudential™ Tower

 

Media

2002  Chicago Tribune, My Home Drawings

2004  North Shore Chicago Magazine, One-of-a-Kind Finds

2006  Chicago Tribune, On the Town; Art World Chicago; Amdur Productions Art Annual; Detroit Free Press, Art & Apples Festival™; WGN-TV™ Interview, Chicago Tribune Artfest Michigan Avenue; & CBS News™, "Art Space Spices up the Mag Mile"

2007  Chicago Free Press, A Proliferation of Art; ABC News™ & Chicago Tribune, One-of-a- Kind Art Show Features Artist; Ravenswood ArtWalk; Artcircuits.com; & Amdur Productions Art Annual

2008  Chicago Free Press, Chicago Tribune, WGN-TV, CBS News, ABC News, The FOCUS Group™, & SiriusXM™ Radio

2009 - 2014  Fox News™, Birmingham, Michigan; Episode #3 of Chicago Fire on NBC; Episode #4 of The Boss on NBC; & Cougar Town on TBS™

2015  Sense 8 on Netflix™; Episode #3 of Chicago Fire on NBC; Episode #4 of The Boss on NBC; Cougar Town on TBS; Chicago P.D. on NBC; Chicago Med on NBC
 

Awards

2010 - 2011  Third Place at the Gold Coast Art Fair in Chicago, Illinois; the Award of Merit from the Old Orchard Festival of Art at Art of the Masters in Glencoe, Illinois; & the Award of Merit from the Contemporary Museum of Art in Virginia Beach, Virginia

2012 - 2013  Best of Show at the 4th Street Festival of the Arts & Crafts in Louisville, Kentucky; Merit Award, Best of 2D Mixed Media at the Port Clinton Art Festival in Port Clinton, Illinois & the Old Orchard Art Festival Chicago; Best of 2D Mixed Media at the Artigras Art Festival in New Buffalo, Michigan; & 2nd Place at the Osceola Fine Arts Festival in Osceola, Florida

2014 - 2015  Best of Show at Summer on Southport in Chicago, Illinois & Best of Category in 2D Mixed Media at the Barrington Art Festival in Barrington, Illinois, Best of Show, Lexington Arts Festival, Lexington, Ky.