William Jackson Frable, M.D.

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Plein Air Painting

Education

  • Dartmouth College, Hanover New Hampshire
  • Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois

Art Training

Largely self taught as a painter from high school until early 80’s. Attended formal classes at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and the Hand Workshop, Richmond Virginia (1983-1990), and Nimrod Artists Workshops (1985-present). Studied with John Morgan, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts; Shelly Bechtel Shepherd, Hand Workshop; and at Nimrod Hall: Anne Lynne, Mabry Hill Brown, Laura Pharus, Joy Jeffers, Susan Maye, Diana Detamore, Rosalie Day White, Poly Dixon, Sarah Poly, Dorothy Lampl, and Andras Bality.

Artwork

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Shows

Participated in the following shows:

  • Virginia Watercolor Society (1992, 1994, 1999, 2000)
  • American Association of Physician Artists Annual Show (1995, 1997, 1999)
  • Central Virginia Watercolor Society (1999, 2000)
  • Celebration of the Arts 2001, Montpelier Arts Center, Montpelier, Virginia
  • Plein Air Virginia, Artspace, Richmond, Virginia (2003)
  • Think Small, Artspace, Richmond, Virginia (2005)
  • First American Signature Watercolor Society, Fallbrook Art Center, Fallbrook California, Juror: Frank Webb
  • Uptown Gallery, Inner Sanctum, Juror: Joe Benvenuto (August 2010)
  • Central Virginia Watercolor Society, Juror: Julia May (2015)

Exhibitions

  • Arts in the Hospital, MCV Hospitals (1990, 1998)
  • Fulcrum Gallery, Richmond (1997)
  • Uptown Gallery (2004, 2006, 2010,2013, 2015)

Awards

  • First Place, Watercolor Section, American Association of Physician Artists Annual Show (1995)
  • Honorable Mention, Watercolor Section (1998)
  • Signature Artist, Virginia Watercolor Society (1999)
  • Second Place, Inner Sanctum, Uptown Gallery (2010)

Galleries

  • Founding Member, Uptown Gallery
  • Currently Associate Member, Uptown Gallery, Richmond, Virginia
  • Founding Member, Shockoe Bottom Arts Center, Richmond

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