Chuck Tingley holds a BFA in Painting from SUNY Buffalo State. A native of Buffalo, he relocated to Lockport, NY in 2013 and currently maintains a studio in Buffalo’s Larkin District. Solo exhibitions of Tingley’s work have been held at the Olean Public Library in Olean, NY, El Museo Gallery and Buffalo Arts Studio in Buffalo. He has also been included in group exhibitions at the Burchfield Penney Art Center and the Erie Art Museum in Erie, PA. He has been awarded public art commissions by Artpark in Lewiston, Glow Gallery in Buffalo, and the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. In 2016, he was honored by Arts Services Initiative of Western New York as a Finalist for the ‘Artist of the Year’ Spark Cultural Award, and in March of 2018 his portrait of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. appeared on the cover of Condé Nast magazine.