Curriculum Vitae

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Everett Mayo

414 W. Noble St.
Louisburg, NC 27549


2015 – Current: Andrejev Studios, LLC. Partner
1992 – Current:

North Carolina Wesleyan College

3400 N. Wesleyan Blvd., Rocky Mount, NC 27804
Professor of Art; College Collections Curator and Director of Galleries

1974 – 1992: Munson-Williams-Proctor School of Art
310 Genesee St., Utica, NY 13502
Foundation Program Incept Coordinator – initiate and implement a two year 62 credit hour AAS degree; art historian; studio teacher
1970 – 1974: K-12 Art Teacher
Mt. Markham Central School System, West Winfield, NY



MFA – Syracuse U [1972]
BFA – Cooper Union [1969]
Foundation Architecture – Pratt Institute [1964-6]


Community Service, Membership, and Awards

2016: Franklin County Artist of the Year
2015: Sabbatical NC Wesleyan College
2009: NC State Art Teachers Award
1998-2013: Artist for Our Lady of Perpetual Help
1999-2004: Collaborate for MLK with Dept. of Human Relations, City of Rocky Mount
1998: Jefferson Pilot Distinguished Professor Award
1996-2004: American Association of Museums
1995-1999: Martin Luther King Commission of Rocky Mount: Art Chair; Graphic Designer
1994-1995 A+ Arts Across The Curriculum, Nash County, NC


Publications and Papers

2012: Edward Christiana [1912-1992] American Modernist, Utica Memorial Library,June.
2010: Guy Danella: American Modernist [1928-2006];
2009: Folk Art of the Coastal Plain: The Four Sisters Gallery Permanent Collection
Featuring the Robert Lynch Collection of Outsider Art. Rocky Mount, NC. NC Wesleyan College;

Askew & Taylor: A Real Raleigh Treasure.  Artsync Magazine, Charlotte, NC., Mar

2008: Bots: Wesley Mills Fashions Alternate World of Robots. Richmond. Folk Art Messenger. Oct.
2006: review: Mayer, Sonja. Behind My Eyes . Books Inc. December
2005: William H. Armstrong, Jr. [aka. Wiili] [ 1956-2003]. Richmond. Folk Art Messenger. April
Clarence Antonio [Tony] Wise: Quadriplegic Visionary.Richmond. Folk Art Messenger. Oct.


Selected Bibliography

2016: Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC; Rocky Mount Telegram
2015: Franklin Times: Arts Council Presents, Dec. 10
2008: Rocky Mount Telegram: “Dreaming Place”. McFarland, L. October 2.
2007: WRAL: Interview, April 12; Rocky Mount Telegram, “and the levee broke”, Casey,
C. April 6
2004: WHIG TV Interview: Focus on the Robert Lynch Collection: Four Sisters Gallery, October 18
2003: African-American Quilts – The Farmer-James Collection [ca.1860-1947]. Rocky Mount, NC.
book review, Folk Art Messenger Journal. Richmond, VA. Mar. Folk Art Magazine. Vol. 28. New York. Mus American Folk Art. Nov. 4
2002: KCPT: Rare Visions and Roadside Revelations: Contemporary American Folk Art
2001: WUNC: Public Television: American Folk Art feature on Clyde Jones James, Everette A..
Essays on Folk Art. [edited by Everett Mayo Adelman and Nancy Jane Farmer]
Patterson, Tom. Autonomous. Greensboro, NC. Greenhill Center for NC Art.
1998: Self-Taught Artists of the Twentieth Century. NYC. Museum of American Folk Art.
Washington Post. Washington, D.C. May 16; Arnett, P. Souls Run Deep: African-American Vernacular Art of the South; Vol. II., Atlanta
1994: Spectator Magazine: “The Act of Perception” Halperen, M, Raleigh, NC; Aug. 4
1992: Syracuse Herald American; Review: Sherry Chayat, Syracuse, NY Jan. 19
Long Island Newsday; Review: Elizabeth Wix; Aug. 13
1991: Stuff Magazine; Boston MA; Cover/Arts; NYC; April
1990: Syracuse Herald American; Review: Eva Hesler; May 13; Munson-Williams-Proctor Bulletin
“The Artist’s Eye ”; Bette London; Utica, NY; March
1986: 108: An East Village Review; Review: D.Yellin
NYC June East Village: A Guide: A Documentary
Egret Publications NYC Associazione Incisori
Preview: Gerardo Lo Russo; Rome, Italy; January
1983: Artspeak; Featured Review: “Contemporary Expression”: J.Smith; NYC; Nov. 16
1972: The Washington Evening Star; “Visions of A World Within”:Lewis. Washington,
D.C.; June 6


EXHIBITION HISTORY: Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016: Sabbatical Retrospective, Mims Gallery, NC Wesleyan College, Rocky Mount, NC
Hobson-Pittman Memorial Gallery, Tarboro, NC
2015: Sunflower Gallery, Wake Forest, NC
2012: Mad Hatters, Warrenton, NC; Wake Forest Art and Frame Shop
1998: Cruz Gallery; Tarboro, NC
1997: Brownson Gallery; Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY
1996: S.M.Stanley Fine Arts; Utica NY
Rocky Mount Art Center; Rocky Mount, NC
1995: Horace Williams House; Chapel Hill, NC; Westside Galleries; Raleigh, NC
1994: Gallery C; Raleigh, NC
1992: Apogee Art; Falmouth, MA; Cazenovia College; Cazenovia, NY
1991: Apogee Art, Falmouth, MA
1989/90: Helio Galleries; NYC
1986: Chronocide Galleries; NYC; Associazione Incisori; Rome Italy; Barrett Gallery;
Utica College
1983: West Broadway Gallery; NYC;
1980: Munson-Williams-Proctor Museum of Art; Utica, NY; Ward-Nasse Galleries; NYC
1976: Ward-Nasse Galleries; NYC

EXHIBITION HISTORY: Selected Group Exhibitions

[exhibitions between 1966 – 1985 not listed]

2014: Two-Person Exhibit: Sunflower Gallery, Wake Forest, NC
2012: Dog Show, Mims Art Gallery, NC Wesleyan College, Rocky Mount, NC
2007/08: Microcosm Gallery, NYC
2001-5: Woods Hole Gallery MA; Salon: Gallery C, Raleigh NC
2003: Juried Exhibition [first prize watercolor]; Falmouth Artist’ Guild, MA
2000: Permanent Grin, Raleigh; Eclectic Edge, Cary, NC;
1998: Cooper Union, NYC
1997: Marita Gilliam Gallery; Raleigh, NC
1994: Martha Mabey Gallery, Richmond, VA; F.R.A. Odeon Galleries, Sag Harbor, NY;
1993: Emerson Gallery, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY; F.R.A. Odeon Galleries, Sag Harbor, NY
1992: Neo Persona Galleries, NYC; 50th Anniversary Exh. Munson-Williams-School of Art, Utica, NY
1987: Helio Galleries; NYC; Now Gallery, NYC
Linea Galleries, Rome, IT
1986: Chronocide Galleries, NYC
Everson Museum Biennial; Now Gallery, NYC


IBM, Albany, NY; Coca Cola, Atlanta, GA; Munson-Williams-Proctor Museum of Art; Marine Biological Laboratories, Woods Hole, MA; Our Lady of Lourdes, Utica, NY; Holy Trinity Monastery, Jordanville, NY; Towne and Assoc. Engineering Corp., Utica, NY; Peter Rothman Inc. NYC; Early and Chandler Legal Offices, Rocky Mount, NC; Basepoint Inc., Sharpsburg, NC; C2 Printing, Nashville, NC; Colony House, Fayetteville, NY; Lockwood and Romano, Utica, NY; Clinton House, Clinton, NY; J. Neugroschel, NYC; Advantage, Raleigh, NC; K.C. Burdette Inc. NYC; Quinn, Ryan, Nunn Funeral Homes, Rome and Utica, NY; Special Metals, New Hartford, NY; Wolffin, Miami, FL; La Linea, Rome, IT; SUNY College of Technology, Marcy, NY; Utica College, NY; Waggoner, Raleigh, NC; Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica, NY. Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Rocky Mount, NC. R. Mango, NYC; Cooperstown Art Assoc., Cooperstown, NY. K. Speiser, Providence, RI; F.R. Ambinder, Sag Harbor, NY; R. Kistner, Utica, NY. Nelson Adams, NYC and Barneveld, NY. C. Linder, Detroit MI. Gutschall, Rocky Mount, NC. J. Marrow Law Offices, Tarboro, NC; G. Taft, Utica, NY; Blake, Baltimore, MD; B. Sukys, Seattle, WA; L. Blakely, Durham, NC; E. Brunswick, Rosalind Hts. NY; Pearsall Library, Rocky Mount; Goodwill Industries Offices, Raleigh, NC; M. Demond, Los Angeles, CA. Nottingham Corp., Rocky Mount; NC Wesleyan College, Rocky Mount NC; McRay Studios, Raleigh, NC