BIO

 

Born in Texas City,Texas, 1957.

Lives and works in New York.

EDUCATION

1989

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, M.F.A.

1981

Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX, B.F.A.

 SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013 Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, NY 
2009 Lesley Heller Gallery, New York, NY
2006 Lesley Heller Gallery, New York, NY

1999

Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL, catalogue

1997

John Weber Gallery, New York, NY

 

Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, TX

 

The Museum of East Texas, Lufkin, TX, catalogue

 

SFA Gallery, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX

1996

John Weber Gallery, Project Room, New York, NY

 

Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

1994

John Weber Gallery, New York, NY

 

John Weber Gallery, Project Room, New York, NY

 GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016-2017 "SFA School of Art Alumni Invitational" Cole Art Center, Nacogdoches, TX
2016 "Dot, Dash, Dissolve: Drawn from the JoAnn Gonzalez Hickey Collection"
  Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2014 "Art=Text=Art: Works by Contemporary Artists" UB Anderson Gallery,
  University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
2013 "Art=Text=Art: Works by Contemporary Artists" Hafnarborgl, The Hafnarfjordur Centre of Culture and Fine Art, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
2012 "Art=Text=Art" Works by Contemporary Artists From the Sally and Wynn Kramarsky
  Collection, Zimmerli Art Museum/Rutgers, New Brunswick, NJ (through January 6, 2013)
  "Shared Sensibilities: Sol Lewitt and His Friends" Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT
2011 "Art=Text=Art: Works by Contemporary Artists" University of Richmond Museums,
  Richmond, VA
  "Drawn/Taped/Burned: Abstraction on Paper" Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
2010 "In Canon" Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE
2009 "Nueva York. El papel de las ultimas vanguardias, New York Drawings 1946-2007"  Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Esteban Vicente, Segovia, Spain, catalogue
2007 "Parallel Visions" Nielsen Gallery, Boston, MA
2005 "Good Vibrations" McKenzie Fine Art, Inc., New York, NY
2004 "Infinite Possibilities: Serial Imagery in 20th-Century Drawings" Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, catalogue

2003

“In the Making: Contemporary Drawings from a Private Collection” University Gallery, Fine Arts Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

  ACRIA, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY

2002

“AD INFINITUM” Wynn Kramarsky, New York, NY

 

“Waves” Workspace Gallery, New York, NY

 

“25th Anniversary Benefit Selections Exhibition” The Drawing Center, New York, NY

2001

“Watercolor: In the Abstract” Hyde Collection Art Museum, Charles R. Wood Gallery, Glen Falls, NY (travel through 2003), catalogue

 

“Works on Paper Invitational” Nielson Gallery, Boston, MA

“Kinds of Drawing” Herter Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, catalogue

2000

“A Decade of Collecting: Recent Acquisitions of Prints and Drawings, 1940-2000” Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, MA

 

“Good Business is the Best Art”: Twenty Years of the Artist in the Marketplace Program, The Bronx Museum, Bronx, NY

1999

“Drawn to Scale” Dieu Donne Papermill, Inc. and Wynn Kramarsky, New York, NY

“Drawn from Artists’ Collections” The Drawing Center, New York, NY

1998

“Drawings from the Collection of Wynn Kramarsky” The Aldridge Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT, catalogue

1997 "A Decade of Collecting: Recent Acquisitions in Contemporary Drawing" The Museum of
  Modern Art, New York, NY

 

“Drawing is another kind of language”: Recent American Drawings from a New York Private Collection, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, MA (travel to Europe 1998 through 1999), catalogue

Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL
  White Columns, New York, NY
Margulies/Taplan Gallery, Coconut Grove, FL

1996

“25th Anniversary Exhibition: 25 Younger Artists,” John Weber Gallery, New York,  NY

“Four Collectors: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Drawings and Works on Paper” The Century Association, New York, NY
“Material Madness” Workspace Gallery, New York, NY
“Image/After Image” Workspace Gallery, New York, NY
“Black, White, & Blue” 450 Broadway Gallery, New York, NY

1995

ARTWALK NY, New York, NY

“Cover to Cover” The Workspace, New York, NY
“OPTIONS – Divergent Visions” John Weber Gallery, New York, NY
“human/nature” New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY

1994

SELECTIONS WINTER ’94, The Drawing Center, New York, NY

“Paperwork” John Weber Gallery, New York, NY
National ’94 Small Works Exhibition, Schoharie Arts Council, Cobleskill, NY
“Repetitions” MMC Gallery, Marymount Manhattan College, New York, NY
“Art on Paper” Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, NC

1993

Annina Nosei Gallery, New York, NY

“ON PAPER” TZ Art & Co., New York, NY
“Drawing into the 90’s” Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, TX
The Art Show, The Associated Art Dealers of America, New York, NY, Janie C. Lee Master Drawings
“Women’s Art Works 3” Greater Rochester Women’s Fund, Rochester, NY
Seventeenth Annual Small Works Show, New York University, New York, NY

1991

Fifteenth Annual Small Works Show, New York University, New York, NY

Artist in the Marketplace, The Bronx  Museum, Bronx, NY
1989 “Works X 9” Ridge Street Gallery, New York, NY

PUBLIC AND CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, MA
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
The Hood Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
The New School, New York, NY
Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AK
Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID
Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME
New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM
Sidley Austin Brown & Wood, New York, NY
Kirkpatrick & Lockhart, New York, NY
Ladenburg Thalmann, New York, NY
Protégé Partners, New York, NY
Cobalt Capital, New York, NY
Blue Capital Management, New York, NY
RAND Corporation, Arlington, VA
SONY Music, Miami Beach, FL
Winston & Strawn LLP, Washington, D.C.
Howard Rice Nemerovski Canady Falk & Rabkin, San Francisco, CA
Hallmark, Inc., Kansas City, MO
Conrad New York, New York, NY
Hilton Times Square, New York, NY
Brooklyn Union Gas, Brooklyn, NY
Houston Industries, Houston, TX

GRANTS/AWARDS

1999 Fifth Floor Foundation Grant, New York, NY

1996

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Fellowship, Baltimore, MD

1994 The Drawing Center, Honorarium, New York, NY

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