Bio & CV

 

My artwork has been exhibited in several New York City galleries and various galleries in Spain, Ireland, and throughout the United States. My works are in private collections in England, Ireland, Brazil, and Luxembourg, as well as New York, New Mexico, California, Connecticut, Washington D.C., Pennsylvania, Florida, Ohio, Illinois, and Texas, including the collections of:

Jacqueline Adler Walker and Arthur W. Walker
Doreen and Gilbert Bassin
Deborah and Alan Simon
Judith and Stanley Zabar
Helen Stambler Neuberger and Jim Neuberger

Livia and Marc Straus
Sara M. Vance Waddell and Michelle Waddell
Janet Langsam
Lawrence B. Benenson
Cecile Richards and Kirk Adams

My work is in the corporate collections of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney in Purchase, New York, Logos Consulting Group, in New York City, the print collection of the Center for the Digital Arts, Westchester Community College/SUNY, Peekskill, New York, and The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, Bronx, New York. I received my MFA and BFA from the University of Texas at Austin, and did post-graduate studies at the Pratt Institute.  I was on the art faculty in the Art Department of the University of Texas in Austin for many years before moving to New York City in 1986.


Solo Exhibitions

Honoring Women/Feminist Toiles, Chappaqua Library gallery, Chappaqua, NY, Winter-Spring 2018

Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts Alumni Exhibition, (two-person), Corners Gallery, Ithaca, NY, Fall 2015

Observations, (two-person), The Saratoga Arts Center Gallery, Saratoga Springs, NY, Fall 2014

On the Cusp, Brownson Gallery, Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY, Spring 2007

Revelations, Westchester Community College Art Gallery, Peekskill, NY, Fall 2006

Viajes del Agua~Viajes del Alma (Water Journeys~Soul Journeys), Ceres Gallery, New York, NY, Spring 2005

Manifestations, The Gallery at R & F, Kingston, NY, Fall 2004

The Language of Hands, Ceres Gallery, New York, NY, Fall 2002

Herstory: Remnants of Memory installation, The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY, Fall 2001

Remembrance-Reflection installation, Gallery @ 49, New York, NY, Spring 2001


Group Exhibitions

In Her Hands, Robert Mann Gallery, New York, NY, Summer 2018

Give Us the Vote, ArtsWestchester gallery, White Plains, NY, Fall 2017 - Winter 2018

Still They Persist: Protest Art from the 2017 Women’s Marches, FemFour, (Wave Pool Gallery, Cincinnati; Lexington Art League, Lexington; Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati; and other cities throughout the USA, 2017-2018

Tondo, Tondo, Tondo, Walter Wickiser Gallery, New York City, Spring 2017

The Nothing That Is: A Drawing Show in 5 Parts, The Carnegie Gallery, Covington, KY, Spring 2017

100!, Howland Cultural Center, Beacon, NY, Spring 2017

Present Danger, Hewitt Gallery of Art, Marymount Manhattan College, New York City, Spring 2017

Hear Our Voice, touring exhibition for Women’s March Public Call for Art, The Amplifier Foundation, various cities in USA, Winter-Summer 2017

State of the Union, Drawing Rooms, Victory Hall, Jersey City, NJ, Fall 2016

Meeting Past, Akin Museum and Library, Pawling, NY, Fall 2016

SHE: Deconstructing Female Identity, ArtsWestchester gallery, White Plains, NY, Spring/Summer/Fall 2016

The Sketchbook Project Tour 2015, various cities across the USA, Summer 2015

Retrospective Part 11: 2005-2014, Center for the Digital Arts, Westchester Community College, Peekskill, NY, Fall 2014

The Tall Tale, Susan Eley Fine Art, New York, NY, Winter 2014

The Sketchbook Project 2013, various cities across the USA, Winter-Fall 2013

The Ballot Box, BRC Gallery, curated by Carla Rae Johnson, Peekskill, NY, Fall 2012

Magnetic Truths, Artists Wanted Gallery, Long Island City, NY, Fall 2012

25: Target Gallery Celebrates 25 Years, curated by J. W. Mahoney, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria, VA, Fall 2012

The Billboard Art Project/Albany, The Billboard Art Project (Richmond, VA), Albany, NY, July 2012

Fears & Phobias, curated by Lia Newman, Target Gallery, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria, VA, Winter 2012

Home for the Holidays, Lost Coast Culture Machine, Fort Bragg, CA, Winter 2010-11

Person to Person, curated by Ken Margolis & Marc Weinstein, Grand Banking Room Gallery, ArtsWestchester, White Plains, NY, Spring 2010

Out of the Shadows, Elisa Tucci Contemporary Art Gallery, Riverdale, NY, Fall 2009

Common Spaces: A Reflection on the Intersections of Man & Nature, EA Gallery, Port Chester, NY, Summer 2009

Women’s Work, curated by Denise Mullen, Dean, Art + Design -Purchase College, Morgan Stanley & Co., Purchase, NY, Spring 2008 thru Fall 2009

Collaborative Concepts: At the Hat Factory, Peekskill, NY, Spring/Summer 2008

Artist as Teacher, The Studio, Armonk, NY, Fall 2006

Copilandia “a public art intervention,” sponsored by Centro de Arte de Sevilla and art group Gratis for Seville between Cultures festival, Seville, Spain, Winter 2006

Peekskill Project, curated by Natalie Angles, Paul Clay, Susanna Cole, Erin Donnelly, Kari Conte, Firefly (cultural division of Amnesty International), Steve Sacks, Sue Stoffel, Ricardo Viera, Carmen Zita, Marc and Livia Straus, sponsored by the Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY, Fall 2005

Edgy and Elegant, curated by Rosemary Cohane Erpf, Arts Exchange, Westchester Arts Council, White Plains, NY, Fall 2005

Women, Words and Images, curated by Connie Koppelman, Ph.D., Stony Brook University, Mills Pond House Gallery, St. James, NY, Spring 2005

Real to Unreal, The Hammond Museum, North Salem, NY, Fall 2004

Katonah Museum Artists Association at Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY, juried by DeDe Young, Curator, Neuberger Museum of Art, Summer 2004

Westchester Biennial 2004, Castle Gallery, The College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY, juried by Kerrie Buitrago, Pollack Krasner Foundation, Judy Kim, American Federation of Arts, Robert Curio and Benjamin Ortiz, independent curators, Spring 2004

Katonah Museum Artists Association at the Northern Westchester Center for the Arts, Mt. Kisco, NY, juried by Richard Klein, Asst. Director, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Fall 2003

Illustrated Recipes, curated by Susan Edwards, Director, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY, Fall 2003

Art of the Northeast USA, Silvermine Guild Galleries, New Canaan, CT, juried by Harry Philbrick, Director, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Summer 2003

The Whole Ball of Wax, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL, Spring/Summer 2003

HER MARK 2003 Datebook and Photo-based Exhibition, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL, Fall 2002

The Human Presence: Interpretations, Westchester Arts Council, White Plains, NY, curated by Rosemary Cohane Erpf, Summer 2002

Westchester Biennial 2002, Castle Gallery, The College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY, juried by Susan Edwards, Katonah Museum, Rosemary Erpf, Westchester Arts Council, Richard Klein, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Dede Young, Neuberger Museum of Art, Spring 2002

Auto Biographies, The Ridgefield Guild of Artists Gallery, Ridgefield, CT, Winter 2001

Curious Journey, National Juried Exhibition, Gallery 214, Montclair, NJ, juried by Sid Sachs, Director of Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA, Winter 2001

Art Fairs

SCOPE art fair, March 7-11, 2012, NYC, Artists Wanted Booth

Miami Basel, Red Dot Fair, December 1-5, 2010, Miami, FL, EA Gallery booth

Affordable Art Fair, May 5-9, 2010, NYC, EA Gallery booth and Elisa Contemporary Art booth

Red Dot Fair, March 4-7, 2010, NYC, EA Gallery booth and Elisa Contemporary Art booth

Miami Basel, Red Dot Fair, December 2-6, 2009, Miami, FL, EA Gallery booth

Boston International Fine Art Show, November 12- 15, 2009, Boston, MA, EA Gallery booth

Benefit Auctions

Gloria Awards auction 2016, Ms. Foundation for Women, NYC, Spring 2016

Paper Jam 2016, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY, Spring 2016

Paper Jam 2015, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY, Spring 2015

Paper Jam 2014, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY, Spring 2014

NURTUREart juried benefit exhibition, Charles Bank Gallery, NYC, Fall 2012

NURTUREart juried benefit exhibition, Chelsea Art Museum, NYC, Fall 2011

Paper Jam and Paper Jam 2, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY, Spring 2009 and Spring 2010
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art Benefit Auction, Yvon Lambert Gallery, New York, NY, October 5, 2008

Paper Ball, Too – Benefit Auction, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY, Spring 2008

Postcards from the Edge, Visual AIDS Benefit exhibitions, various NYC art galleries, 2002-2010

Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art Benefit Auction, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY, October 11, 2005

Heart & Soul Auction, Christie’s Auction House, New York, NY, Winter 2004 and Winter 2005

Night of 1,000 Drawings exhibition, Artists Space, New York, NY, Winter 2002, Fall 2003 and Winter 2004

Message in a Bottle, Exhibition/Auction for Elton John AIDS Foundation and ICROSS, The Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin, Ireland, Winter 2002

Group Show and Auction for NY Times 9/11 Neediest Fund, Gallery @ 49, New York, NY, Winter 2001

Food for Thought, Exhibition/Auction for Elton John AIDS Foundation and ICROSS, The Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin, Ireland, Winter 2000


Exhibition Reviews

Clement, Douglas P., “Conversation on the Female Identity,” New York Times, April 3, 2016, p.WE9

Genocchio, Benjamin, “Those Who Teach, Can,” New York Times, October 29, 2006, Westchester section, p. 15

Gouveia, Georgette, “A Grand opening in White Plains,” The Journal News, October 9, 2005, Life & Style section, p. 6E

Genocchio, Benjamin, “Some Rich Pickings For the Art Lover,” New York Times, October 2, 2005, Westchester section, p. 6

Genocchio, Benjamin, “In Peekskill, It Takes a Community,” New York Times, September 25, 2005, Westchester section, p. 10

Eliasoph, Philip, “Getting an eyeful at Silvermine,” The Connecticut Post, May 25, 2003, Arts & Travel section, p. G1, G3

Streitfeld, L. P., “54th ‘Art of the Northeast’,” The Greenwich Times, May 18, 2003, Art section, p. D3

Streitfeld, L. P., “54th ‘Art of the Northeast’,” The Stamford Advocate, May 18, 2003, Art section, p. D3

Helle, Nancy, “Aldrich Museum director’s picks: Art of the Northeast USA,” The Ridgefield Press, May 8, 2003, Arts & Leisure section, p. 1B, 9B

Gouveia, Georgette, “Fresh Takes: Westchester Biennial pairs recent favorites and new delights,” The Journal News, June 2, 2002, Life & Style section, p. 3

Gouveia, Georgette, “The Reunited Self: 48 artists reinterpret the figure,” The Journal News, May 31, 2002, Life & Style section, p. 1 – 2

“Social Comment and Personal Redemption in the Collages of Laurel Garcia Colvin,” Gallery & Studio magazine, Sept/Oct. 1999 issue, p. 4

Raynor, Vivien, “A Sense of the Spectacle and Its Place in Society,” The New York Times, Westchester Section, May 10, 1998, p. 20

Publications

Still They Persist: Protest Art From the 2017 Women’s Marches, exhibition catalog, FemFour, May 2017

Tondo, Tondo, Tondo, D. Dominick Lombardi, Huffington Post, March 12, 2017, online

Present Danger, exhibition catalog, The Hewitt Gallery of Art, Marymount Manhattan College, 2017

A Woman’s Place, Georgette Gouveia, Editor-In-Chief, WAG Magazine, March 2016

SHE: Deconstructing Female Identity, exhibition catalog, Arts Westchester Gallery, 2016

25 – Target Gallery Celebrates 25 Years, exhibition catalog, Target Gallery, 2012

Art Takes Miami, Artists Wanted, Jeffrey Aldrich, editor, p. 31, 2011

The Enchantment Series - A Curator’s Comments, exhibition essay by Dede Young, Independent Curator, 2009

Artwork featured on the cover of Westchester County Tourism Arts Guide brochure, 2005

“Creations” feature article on Viajes del Agua~Viajes del Alma, UU World magazine, May-June 2005 issue, p. 22 - 23

The Language of Hands: Laurel Garcia Colvin, exhibition catalog, essay by Rosemary Cohane Erpf, 2002

Artwork was chosen by the jury for Her Mark Datebook 2003 produced by Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL.

Feature article on Remembrance-Reflection installation at Gallery @ 49, The China Press, May 23, 2001, p. A16 and B3

“Creations” feature article on Words of My Father series, UU World magazine, Jan-Feb 2001 issue, p. 15

Grants, Awards, Panels, Lectures and Residencies

NYSCA recipient of artist funding through ArtsWestchester for Give Us the Vote exhibition, Fall 2017

SHE exhibition artist panel, ArtsWestchester gallery, White Plains, NY, Summer 2016

National Endowment for the Arts, recipient of artist funding through ArtsWestchester for SHE exhibition, Spring 2016

Artwork chosen for an independent feature film, Amy Makes Three, set and shot in Hudson Valley area, Summer 2015

Residency, Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts, Ithaca, New York, Summer 2011

Peekskill Project 2005: Discussion Panel: Artist and Community Collaborations, Moderator: Nathalie
Angles, Director, Location One International Residency Program, NYC, October 16, 2005, Hudson Valley for Contemporary Art

Video! A Power Tool for the Artist, Panel Discussion/Herstory video presentation, Katonah Museum of Art, September 15, 2005

Westchester Biennial 2002: Artists Panel Discussion/Slide Presentation, Moderator: Wennie Huang, Director, Castle Gallery, May 14, 2002, New Rochelle Library

Awarded Ceres Project Room exhibition at The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, Fall 2001

Received Puffin Foundation Grant for Remembrance – Reflection installation, Spring 2001

Various lectures/courses/ workshops at The Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Huntington Museum of Art (now Blanton Museum of Art), Laguna Gloria Art Museum and Art School, University of Texas at Austin (1980-2006)

Education

University of Texas at Austin, M.F.A. with Highest Honors, 1984

University of Texas at Austin, B.F.A. with Honors, 1978

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York, Post-Graduate Work

Professional Associations

Artist Board member, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York (2008-2011)

Artist Board member, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, New York (2004-2006)

Artist file, The Drawing Center Viewing Program, New York City

Artist Archival file, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C.

Artist Archival file, Artists Space, New York City

Artist Archival file, NURTUREart Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

Artist member, Women & Their Work, Austin, Texas