CV Ted A. Gillespie


1957: Born, Hammond, Indiana, resides in St Louis, Missouri



The Working Artist Masterclass, 2018

OMA Opening minds thru Art, University of Miami Ohio

American Academy of Art 1975-1977 Chicago, Ill

Art Institute of Ft Lauderdale 1977-1979 Ft Lauderdale, FL

Student of Irvin Schapiro AWS and President of AAA, Chicago, Ill, Watercolorist 1975-76



Nov. 2019, Group show "Dangerous Lullabies"  Dole Mansion Chicago Ill

Solo Show, Gretchen Bringham Gallery, St Louis, Mo

Feb-March,2019, Swallowing The Chicken Bone.

Soulard Art Gallery, St Louis, 2018

Group Show "Art of Darkness"

2018 East Tennessee State University, Fletcher Annual Exhibition, 

"Socially and Political Engaged Art" Group Show

2018 St Louis Artist Guild, Group Show, "State of Our Shared Land"

2018 33 Artist, MYSTLart, Group Show, Webster Groves, MO. 

2018 Framations Gallery, St Charles, Mo. 2018, Group Show: Memory: Joy and Loss, 3rd Place, “Now You See Me , Now You Don’t”

2016, Bingham Gallery, St Louis, Mo, group show "Doubt"

Honorable Mention “Choices” 

2016 Open Studio Debut: Titled "Paintings My Wife Won't Let Me Hang In The House" 

2016 DesPeres Hospital, Group Show, Des Peres, Mo. 

2016 Group Show Atrium Gallery Portland Or. FLESH, Passion for Paint 

2016 Morpho Gallery Chicago Ill 11th Annual Emerging Artist, 

2015 Foundry Art Center Group Show “Going Home”St Charles, Mo. 

2013 33 Artist, MYSTLart, Group Show, Webster Groves, MO. 

2012 Naughty Gras, Group Show, St Louis Mo. 

2012-13 VSA Group Show, Published Anthology Book, Traveling Show in the state of Missouri, 

2011 Solo Show Picassos, St Charles, Mo. 

1994 29 East Main Café, Los Gatos, Ca. Solo Show, 

1994 Great Bear Café, Los Gatos, Ca. Solo Show 


Parc Provence Assisted Living, St Louis, Mo. Presentation “How to Look at Art with Ted” on going. "Working with Found Objects with TED" working with seniors with dementia.

Private Collections in several states.


Additional Experience:

Freelance Designer, Lallapaloosa, Giant Records, RJ Reynolds, Budweiser, Mossimo,1993, Nike, ADIDAS, 

Production Superintendent, Champion Products, Dunn, NC 1986

Owner, Visions Screenprinting, Branson Mo. 1980

Stage Designer, Hee-Haw Theater, Branson Mo, 1980

Other Interest:

Playing the drums,motorcycle riding,camping, hiking,reading

Member of the Alzheimer's Association, St Louis, speaker, trainer, Certified Dementia Practitioner and advocate for people living with Alzheimer's  and other dementia's.