Biography: PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE * Fabric Designer,Ercoli Design,Inc.;Philadelphia,PA;1990-1995 *Instructor,Prints In Progress;Philadlphia,PA;1986-1990 * Curator of Fine Arts,Afro-American Historical and Cultural Museum;Philadelphia,PA;1980-1986 * Art Consultant,Diane Dunning Associates;Philadelphia,PA;1980 * Assistant Director,A.H. Wood Galleries;Philadelphia,PA;1978-1980 * Assistant Director,Makler Gallery,Inc.;Philadelphia,PA;1976-1978 * Instructure of Drawing,Philadelphia College of Art;Philadelphia,PA;1974-1975 EDUCATION AND TRAINING * Smithsonian Institution;Collections Management(workshop);Washington,D.C.;1983 * Fabric Workshop;Philadelphia,PA;1983 * Brandywine Graphic Workshop;Philadelphia,PA;1982 * The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts;Philadelphia,PA;1969-1973 * The Barnes Foundation;Merion,PA;1971-1973 * Sara Lawrence College(summer session);Valucluse,Lacoste,France;1973 * Tyler School of Fine Arts,Temple University;Rome,Italy;1968 AWARDS * The Eleanor S. Grey Award for Achievement for Still Life;The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts * Cression European Travel Fellowship;The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts * Fellowship in Arts Management Enterprises;Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Mr. Mackie's painting,Auntie,can be seen in Spike Lee's movie,She's Gotta Have It,. In 1989,filmmaker Brent Hill selected Mr. Mackie to be one of five central characters in his documentary,Dancing on Pearls. Mr. mackie has also designed promotinal materials for the Boys choir of Harlem. Noted writer and editor Joseph Beam selected Mr. Mackie to design the cover for his book,In th Life. In cooperstown,NY,The Baseball Hall of Fame exhibits Mr. Mackie's portrait of Negro Baseball pitcher Smokey Joe williams. Deryl Mackie's work has been described as stylized portraiture. His"personae," as he likes to call them, are musicians,chefs,laborers,dancers and members of the demimonde, caught in graceful and revealing moments, mid-motin. the move, they dance, the pose, perform-and react. An important body of work, The Jealousy Series, deals with this emotion's many manifestations. They are archetypes, universal and expressive-images that please, tease and provoke. References and further information available upon request.
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