Master of Fine Arts, University of Utah, 1975.			
Bachelors of Art, University of South Florida, 1972.

Grant Awards:	

1998:   Florida Individual Artist Fellowship Award.			
1993:   Florida Individual Artist Fellowship Award.			
1991:   Emerging Artist Grant, Arts Council of Hillsborough County.

Major Public/Corporate/Museum Collections:	
  Arts Council of Pinellas County, FL
  City of Orlando, FL
  Duncan Gallery of Art, Stetson University, Deland, FL
  Leepa Rattner Museum, Tarpon Springs, FL
MMA Financial, Tampa, FL
Municipal Services Building, City of St. Petersburg FL
Neiman Marcus, Coral Gables, FL
Neiman Marcus, Tampa, FL 
Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL
Poynter Institute, St. Petersburg, FL
St. Petersburg/Clearwater International Airport
St. Petersburg College, St. Petersburg, FL (commissioned by Gulf Coast Museum of Art, Largo, FL)
Sam and Martha Gibbons Alumni Center, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL			

Recent Solo Shows:	

“Rare Form.”  ARTicles Gallery, St. Petersburg, 2016.
Gallery 221, Hillsborough Community College - Dale Mabry, 2012
Dunedin Fine Art Center, Dunedin, FL, 2009

Recent Group Shows:

    “Skyway:  A Contemporary Collaboration,” 2017.
    “Construct,” Gallery AIA, The Center for Architecture and Design, Tampa, 2017.
    “100 Years / 100 Artists,” Morean Arts Center 2017.
    “Round Square,” Florida Craft Art Gallery 2017.
    “Synesthesia,” Dunedin Fine Art Center 2016.
“Boundary Lines,” Florida Craftart Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL 2015 
ARTHOUSE 3, Lake Wales, FL 2015  (upcoming)
Mainsail Art Festival, St. Petersburg, FL  2014 (Best of Show) 
Collections, Art of Craft, Florida Craftsmen Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL 2013
Florida Focus Exhibition, Studio @ 620, St. Petersburg, FL  2012
UPCYCLED, Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL 2011-2012
Biennial V, Museum of Florida Art, DeLand, FL 2010
ARTHOUSE 3, Tampa, FL  2008			
Contemporary American Wood Artistry,  Lake Wales Art Center, Lake Wales, FL,  2007	

Recent Press:

Bennett, Lennie.  “Tampa Sculptor Takes Best in Show Award at 39th Mainsail Arts,” Tampa Bay Times (April 20, 2014).
Talafer, Janan.  “Artists Prove to be Urban Pioneers in Tampa Bay,”  83 Degrees (April 30, 2013).
Gottardi, Luis.  “Charles Parkhill:  Out of the Woods,”  Art Taco (October 19, 2012.)
Voeller, Megan.  “Sculptor Charles Parkhill Talks Plywood and Puryear,” Creative Loafing (April 29, 2009).
Bennett, Lennie.  “Exhibits Create Triple Delight at Dunedin Fine Art Center,”  St. Petersburg Times (April 26, 2009). 
Bennett, Lennie.  “Painted from Life,” St. Petersburg Times (May 26, 2002).'s+Urban+Pioneers?'s+Urban+Pioneers?

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The artist in his studio.

Charles Parkhill holds a Bachelor’s of Fine Art, from the University of South Florida, and an MFA in Visual Art, from the University of Utah.  The past recipient of two Florida Individual Artist Fellowships (1993; 1998), Parkhill has won numerous awards and prizes at various outdoor and indoor shows, including, most recently, Best-of-Show in the 2014 Mainsail Art Festival.  His work may be found in the permanent collections of the St. Petersburg/Clearwater International Airport, the City of St. Petersburg, the City of Orlando, Neiman Marcus (Tampa and Coral Gables), the Poynter Institute, the Polk Museum of Art, the University of South Florida (Sam and Martha Gibbons Alumni Center), Stetson University (Duncan Gallery of Art, St. Petersburg College, the Leepa Rattner Museum, and MMA Financial, among others, as well as in numerous private collections.  Recent solo shows include exhibitions at ARTicles Gallery in 2016, Gallery 221 at Hillsborough Community College in 2012, and the Dunedin Fine Art Center in 2009.  Charles keeps a studio in Tampa, where he lives with his wife and cats.