December 2011
12/7/2011


December 2011 - CBS News.com put my painting, "Mike with Skull" on their Website!  Click the Image to be linked to the piece on the site, along with a Slideshow of other Images from the show "Art & AIDS: 30 Years", which just came down from the Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay & Lesbian Art.

December 2011
12/7/2011


December 2011 - The show "Art & AIDS:30 Years" got coverage on the West Coast, too...  The San Francisco Bay Times put my piece "Mike With Skull" on the Cover!  Click the Image to be linked to their Website, or put this address in your browser for a good quality PDF of the whole Issue: 
http://www.sfbaytimes.com/PDF/12-1-BayTimes-complete.pdf

December 2011
12/7/2011


November 2011 - "Next Magazine" reproduced my painting "Mike with Skull", along with a few other Images from the "Art & AIDS: 30 Years" Show

November 2011
11/22/2011


November 29, 2011 - I have 4 pieces in a Group Show called "Art & AIDS: 30 Years" at the Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, opening November 29, 2011 from 6-8PM.  This show, and this year's "World AIDS Day" on December 1st, marks 30 years since AIDS was discovered.  The show runs through December 3rd.  Click on the Image to be linked to the Leslie Lohman Calendar.

November 2011
11/14/2011


November 20, 2011 - I have a piece in this year's "GLAAD - OutAuction", it's at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street, NYC from 5-9:30PM (and with a special Celebrity appearance by HBO-True Blood's Carrie Preston!) For a link to the OutAuction details, click on the Image.

November 2011
11/8/2011


November 8, 9, & 10, 2011 - I have a Drawing in a Group Show and Silent Art Auction, Benefitting and Celebrating the new "Museum" status that was just bestowed upon the Leslie Lohman Gay Art Foundation (now called the "Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art"!)  Click on the Image for a Link (& navigate, alphabetically to view my Drawing under "T" for Towne).  Preview the artwork on 11/8-11/10 from 12-6PM, or come to the Preview party on 11/10 from 6-9 to view, & possibly bid, on artwork!  $25. Donation at the party.

October 2011
10/31/2011


October 2011 - A Blue & White-tinted Reproduction of my Gouache Watercolor called "All-Male Video, 3rd Ave, NYC" is featured on the "OUT Traveler Magazine" Website!! (The Painting is included in a new book compilation called "Petite Mort: Recollections of a Queer Public", by Carlos Motta and Joshua Lubin-Levy, now available at Printed Matter Bookstore in West Chelsea...).  Click on the Image to be linked to the "OUT Traveler" site.

September 2011
9/14/2011


September 2011 - I have a painting in a new collaborative Book Project, spearheaded by Carlos Motta and Joshua Lubin-Levy, entitled "Petite Mort: Recollections of a Queer Public". The Book Launch party will be this Saturday, 9/17 from 6-9PM, at a space/gallery called "Forever and Today, Inc.", at 141 Division St, NYC - over 50 Contributors recount memories of public sexual situations, lol - come & check it out if you are around!  (Click on photo for link to "Forever and Today").

August 2011
8/23/2011


The August 2011 Issue of "A&U (Art & Understanding)" Magazine has a Feature Article about my work, with Interview, called "Band of Brothers", by Managing Editor Chael Needle !! To be linked to their website to read it, click on the magazine cover image.

August 2011
8/22/2011


August 2011 - I got a nice mention, along with this photo (taken at the Opening Reception) in the School of Visual Arts' blog by Artist & Writer (and all-around cool guy) Michael Bilsborough, describing the "Condition X" Group Exhibition I was a part of, curated by Keren Moscovitch!  Click on the Image to be linked to the Blog Entry.

August 2011
8/4/2011


August 2011 - I'm gonna have two pieces in this Group show of SVA Alumni opening this Saturday, August 6 -- called "Condition X" (curated by Keren Moscovitch and David Gibson) from 5-8PM in the SVA Westside Bldg, 141 West 21st St. -- Click on Image for link to further info.  Stop by if you can!

June 2011
6/29/2011


June 2011 - I am a part of a Group Exhibit at The Forbes Galleries called "The Timberfield 10"!  On view June 23-July 30th, at 62 Fifth Ave at 12th St.  Other Artists in the show are:  John Patrick Campbell, Camie Davis, M. Stephen Doherty, John Dowd, Timothy Jahn, Bryan LeBoeuf, Wendy Walworth Schrijver, Ed Terpening, and Patricia Watwood.  I have two Landscape pieces on display:)

June 2011
6/29/2011


June 2011 - "Next Magazine" printed the Image of my painting "Lennart and Stevie" in their Listings Section, on the same day as the Opening Reception of my Solo Show at Michael Mut Gallery!

June 2011
6/29/2011


June 2011 - "Chelsea Now" Community Newspaper's Arts Editor Scott Stiffler wrote a review of my Solo Art show at Michael Mut Gallery, in a June 15th article titled "The Art of Pride: P-R-I-M-O LGBTQ exhibits"

June 2011
5/14/2011


June 2011 - Upcoming Solo Exhibition!  "The Company of Men: Artwork by George Towne" will be at Michael Mut Gallery, 97 Ave C (Near 6th St). Show's first day is June 2nd, the Opening Reception is Friday, June 10th from 6-9PM, & there will be an 'Artist Talk' on Saturday, June 18th at 2PM.  Click on Image to be linked to www.michaelmutgallery.com

May 2011
5/13/2011


May 12th, 2011 - There will be a "Seduction Art Party" on Thurs from 6-8:30PM.  Along with viewing the "Seduction - Queer Visions Of Masculinity" Exhibition that is already on display, the artists will have affordably priced Drawings & smaller works on display in Portfolios for Viewing this one night only!  Click the Image for a link to P.J.S. Exhibitions website - they are at 238 W 14th Street.  The Seduction show runs thru May 15th.

May 2011
5/8/2011


May 2011 - My paintings of Gerard, Fabio, and Rich & Seth have been reproduced in a new Hardcover Art Book Compilation called "Big Love: Sexy Bears in Gay Art"!  It's published by Bruno Gmunder Publishers, (if you click on the Image it will link to the way to purchase it on Amazon.com)

April 2011
4/21/2011


I will have three Watercolors in this Group Exhibition called "Seduction: Queer Visions of Masculinity", Curated by Harvey Redding & which Benefits the NYC LGBT Center.  It opens Thursday, April 28th, from 6:30 - 8PM, it runs through May 15th, & is at a Gallery called P.J.S. Exhibitions, 238 West 14th Street.  Click on Image for a link to the Gallery's website.

April 2011
3/24/2011


April 2011 - Two of my artworks are featured in a new, hardcover book called, "100 Artists of The Male Figure", from Schiffer Publishing! Plus an artist photo, and Statement. Click on the Image to be linked to a way to order it through Amazon.com

March 2011
2/25/2011


March 2011 - The new full-color Men's "art" magazine "Next Door Magazine" did a nice feature of my artwork called "On The Easel: George Towne". Five paintings are reproduced in full color! Should be at Barnes & Noble & other places, or visit "nextdoormagazine.com" to order (click photo to be linked). They also reproduced my Drawing "Man in Underwear (Felipe)" in the January 2011 issue!
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