Born, raised and living in Houston, Texas, he was educated at UCLA, 1972 receiving his teaching credentials in Adult Education.
With his work linked to Surrealism and Folk Art, Long is a painter, sculptor (also ice sculpture) and photographer.
Grants and Honors:
NEA Visual Artists Fellowship Grant, 1987.
Bemis Foundation Residency, 1988.
Texas Artist of the Year, 1990.
Rome Prize Fellowship, 1990-91.
Works included in over 100 solo, two-person, invitational and groups shows.
Recent one and two-person exhibits include:
Rhode Island Foundation Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, 2000;
Art Museum of South East Texas, Beaumont, TX, 1999;
The Fabric Workshop, Philadelphia, 1993;
Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, TX, 1992;
Dallas Museum of Art, 1988;
Museum exhibits include:
EI Paso Museum of Art, 1999;
Austin Museum of Art, 1999;
Palm Springs Desert Museum, 1989;
Art Museum of South East Texas, Beaumont, Texas; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; The Menil Collection, Richmond Hall, Houston; The Aspen Art Museum, 1988;
Phoenix Art Museum, 1987;
"Fresh Paint", Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1985.
Invitational exhibitions include:
"Crossing State Lines, Texas Art from the Museum of Fine Arts. Houston", Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 2000-2001;
"6 Sculptors 2000", Pascal/Robinson Galleries, Houston, 2000;
NYC Drawing Center; Butler Gallery, Houston, and the Barry Whistler Gallery, Dallas, 1988;
Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans; and Galerie Dario Boccara, Paris, France, 1987;
T.V. Robinson Gallery, 1986;
The Allan Stone Gallery, NYC, 1985.
Works in over 110 private and public collections.
Reviewed in over 120 periodicals, including:
The Houston Post; The Houston Chronicle; Architectural Digest; Dallas Morning News; and Dallas Time Herald, 1988;
Art Forum International; Los Angeles Times; Los Angeles Harold Examiner; Art in America, 1987; New York Times; and Providence Journal, Providence, RI., 1985; and dozens of other publications.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC;
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas;
Houston Museum of Fine Art, Houston, Texas;
Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, Arkansas;
Bell Telephone, Houston, Texas;
Highland Distributing Co, Houston, Texas;
Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii;
Grupo Larios, Spain;
Instituto de Bachillerato "Mario Roso de Luna", Logrosan, Spain;
Office of the Mayor, Berzocana, Spain;
Fabric Workshop, Philadelphia;
Art Museum of South East Texas, Beaumont, Texas;
Dallas Morning News;
Galerie Dario Boccara, Paris, France;
SBC Collection of 20th Century Art, San Antonio, TX;
Jack S. Blanton Museum, Austin, TX;
El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, Texas;
Austin Museum of Art, Austin, Texas.
The Artist's website