Laurel Garcia Colvin Resume updated 2017

RESUME

Laurel Garcia Colvin
New York, USA

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

  • Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts Alumni Exhibition, (two person exhibition), Corners Gallery, Ithaca, NY, Fall 2015
  • Observations, (two person exhibition), 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, Ceres Project Room, The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY, Fall 2001
  • Remembrance-Reflection installation, Gallery @ 49, New York, NY, Spring 2001

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • 100!, Howland Cultural Center, Beacon, NY, Spring 2017
  • Present Danger, Hewitt Gallery of Art, Marymount Manhattan College, NYC, Spring 2017
  • Hear Our Voice, touring exhibition of work for the Women's March Public Call for Art, various cities in the USA, The Amplifier Foundation, Winter - Spring 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: 2005-2014Center for the Digital Arts, Westchester Community College, Peekskill, NY, Fall 2014
  • The Tall TaleSusan Eley Fine Art, New York, NY, Winter 2014
  • The Sketchbook Project 2013various 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
  • Holiday Group Show, Elisa Contemporary Art gallery, Riverdale, NY, winter 2010-2011
  • Person to Person, curated by Ken Margolis and 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
  • Thaw, Lana Santorelli Gallery, New York, NY, Spring 2009
  • Collaborative Concepts: At the Hat Factory, Peekskill, NY, Spring/Summer 2008
  • Women’s Work, curated by Denise Mullen, Dean, Art + Design - Purchase College, Morgan Stanley & Co., Purchase, NY, Spring/Summer 2008
  • Artist as Teacher, The Studio, Armonk, NY, Fall 2006
  • Soulful Expressions of Beauty, Ceres Gallery, New York, NY, Summer 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
  • Summer Selections, The Studio, Armonk, NY, Summer 2005
  • Women, Words and Images, curated by Connie Koppelman, Ph.D, Stony Brook University, Mills Pond House Gallery, St. James, NY, Spring 2005
  • Winter Solstice III, The Studio, Armonk, NY, Winter 2004-2005
  • The Square Show, Ceres Gallery, New York, NY, Winter 2004
  • Real to Unreal, The Hammond Museum, North Salem, NY, Fall 2004
  • Constellation, Ceres Gallery, New York, NY, Summer 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
  • The Square Show, Ceres Gallery, New York, NY, Winter 2003
  • The Holiday Show, Gallery @ 49, New York, NY, Winter 2003
  • 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
  • The Summer Show, Gallery @ 49, New York, NY, Summer 2003
  • Katonah Museum of Art Artists Association – Featured Works, Gallery at the Macy Pavilion, Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY, Summer 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
  • Ceres at 20Birthday Duet Show, Ceres Gallery, New York, NY, Winter 2003
  • Hallelujah 2002, Ceres Gallery, New York, NY, Winter 2002
  • HER MARK 2003 Datebook and Photo-based Exhibition, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL, Fall 2002
  • Small Works Group Show, Gallery @ 49, New York, NY, Summer 2002
  • Power Surge, Ceres Gallery, New York, NY, Summer 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
  • The Square Show, Ceres Gallery, New York, NY, Winter 2001
  • Anything Goes, Northern Westchester Center for the Arts, Mt. Kisco, NY, Fall 2001
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey, Ceres Gallery, New York, NY, Summer 2001
  • 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
  • Red Dot Fair, Miami Basel, December 1-5, 2010, Miami, Fl, EA Gallery booth 
  • Affordable Art Fair, May 5-9, 2010, NYC, EA Gallery booth
  • Red Dot Fair, New York, March 4-7, 2010, EA Gallery and Elisa Contemporary Art booths
  • Red Dot Fair, Miami Basel, 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 2 - Neuberger Museum of Art,  Purchase, NY, May 1, 2010
  • Paper Jam - Benefit Auction, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY, May 16, 2009
  • 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, 2002-2009
  • 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 Time, 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 Colvin,” Gallery & Studio magazine, Sept/Oct. 1999 issue, p. 4

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

 

PUBLICATIONS

A Women's Place, Georgette Gouveia, Editor-In-Chief, WAG Magazine, March 2016

SHE: Deconstructing Female Identity, exhibition catalogue by Kathleen Reckling, curator, ArtsWestchester Gallery, 2016

25 - Target Gallery Celebrates 25 Years, exhibition catalogue, 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 cover of Westchester County Tourism Arts Guide brochure, 2005

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

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

Artwork featured in Her Mark Datebook 2003 produced by Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2003

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

“Creations” feature article on Words of My Father series, UU World magazine, Jan-Feb 2001 issue, p. 151

 

GRANTS, AWARDS, PANELS, LECTURES AND RESIDENCIES

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 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

Participant in Lee Mingwei's Pantheon Project installation at the Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York, Fall 2006-Spring 2007

Participant in Jean Shin's Unraveling installation for One Way or Another: Asian American Art Now exhibition at Asia Society Museum, New York City, Fall 2006

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

Video: A Multi-faceted 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 Vallery 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)

 

COLLECTIONS

In private collections in England, Luxembourg, Ireland, Brazil, New York, California, Connecticut, Washington D.C., Pennsylvania, Florida, Illinois, Ohio, and Texas, including Deborah and Alan Simon, Jacqueline Adler Walker and Arthur W. Walker, Doreen and Gilbert Bassin, Judith and Stanley Zabar, Helen Stambler Neuberger and Jim Neuberger, Livia and Marc Straus, Sara M. Vance and Michelle Waddell, Janet Langsam, and Lawrence B. Benenson, and in the corporate collections of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney in Purchase, New York, Logos Consulting Group, 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.

 

EDUCATION

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

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

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Artist Member, Women & Their Work, Austin, Texas

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, Brooklyn, New York

Artist Archival file and member, ArtsWestchester, White Plains, New York