Nancy Grimes                                                                           



2008:  3-Person Show:  “Carbone, Grimes, Webb,” The Painting Center, New York, NY 

2007:  Group Show, “The Hungry Eye,” Chelsea Museum of Art, New York, NY

2006:  Pratt Faculty Exhibition, Schafler Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY 

2005:  Group Show, “Between Perception & Invention: Three Generations of Figurative Artists,” curated

           by Jeanne Duval, Sharon Arts Center, Peterborough, NH 

           Group Show, “The Body and Its Dangers”  The Painting Center, curated by Patrick Webb,  New

           York, NY

2003:  Three-person show, RC Fine Arts, Maplewood, NJ

2002:  Group show, Citicorp Galleries, Long Island City, New York

2001:  Group show (20 Years of Workspace), Jamaica Arts Center, Jamaica, NY

1999:  Solo show, RC Fine Arts, Maplewood, NJ

1998:  Group show, Citicorp Gallery, Long Island City, NY

           Group show, RC Fine Arts, Maplewood, New Jersey

1997:  Solo show,  Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1995:  Group still life show (Nothing Overlooked) , Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA

           Group show (Critics as Artists), Andre Zarre Gallery, New York, NY

1994:  Group show, 450 Broadway Gallery, NYC

1993:  Solo show, Contemporary Realist Gallery, San Francisco, CA

           Group show, Marymount Manhattan College, NYC

           Group show, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY

1992:  Group show, Scott Alan Fine Arts, NYC

           Group show,  Citicorp Gallery, Long Island City, NY

1991:  Solo show, St. Peter’s Church, NYC

           Group show, City Gallery, Dept. of Cultural Affairs, NYC

           4-Person show, Valencia Community College, Orlando, FL

1990:  4-person show, Soho Center for the Visual Arts, NYC

           Group show (Objects on the Edge), Rosa Esman Gallery, NYC

1989:  Group show (Long Island City Artists), curated by Frances Hynes, Flushing Gallery, NY

1988:  4-person show, Studio K, Long Island City, NY

1987:  Group show, Studio K, Long Island City, NY

           3-Person show, curated by Dorothea Rockburne, Art in General, NYC

1986:  Solo show, Wilhelm Gallery, Houston, TX

1985:  Solo show, Jamaica Arts Center, Jamaica, NY

1984:  Solo show, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Hackensack, NJ

           Group show, City Gallery, Dept. of Cultural Affairs, NYC

           Group show, juried by Henry Geldzahler, The Queens Museum, Flushing, NY


REVIEWS (selected)

2009:  Artnews,  (January), by Alex Taylor

2005:  Artnews, (Summer), by Robert Ayers

2004:  Artnews  (May), by Carly Berwick

1993:  Artnews (November), by Kenneth Baker

1991:  “New York Newsday,” March 15, by Elizabeth Wix

           Artnews (March), by Robert Edelman

            “The Orlando Sentinel” (August 28), by Chuck Twardy

1987:  Artnews (May), by Susan Gill

1986:  Artnews (September), by Mel McCombie



1985-present:  Numerous exhibition reviews, Artnews, New York City

2005:  co-authored and edited “Perception and Invention: Four Painters Talk about Figurative Art,” Sharon

            Art Center, Peterborough, New Hampshire

2003:  “Janet Fish,” catalogue essay for New Jersey Center for the Visual Arts, Summit, New Jersey

2001:  “George Tooker,” catalogue essay for DC Moore Gallery, New York City

1999:  “Paul Wonner,” catalogue essay for DC Moore Gallery, New York City

1997:  “William Beckman,” catalogue essay for Forum Gallery, New York City

1994 to present:  Numerous exhibition reviews for Art in America, New York City

1993:  Jared French’s Myths (Easthampton, MS: Pomegranate Books)

            “Robert Schwartz,” catalogue essay, Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco

1992:  “French’s Symbolic Figuration,” Art in America

1988:  “Facts of Life” (on contemporary realism), February,  Artnews,  New York City

1986-present:  Editorial Associate, Artnews  magazine, New York City

1986:  “Eric Fischl’s Naked Truths,” Artnews, New York City

1985:  “White Magic” (Profile of Robert Ryman), Summer, Artnews



2001-present: Adjunct Associate Professor  in Fine Arts, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York

1999-2000:  Adjunct Professor in Studio Art, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York

1993:  Visiting critic, New York Academy of Art, New York City

1989-1991:  Instructor in Color and Design, Parsons School of Design, New York City

1987-1989:  Visiting Assistant Professor in Foundation Art, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York

1985:  Visiting Assistant Professor of Painting and Drawing, University of  South Carolina, Columbia, SC

1982:  Visiting Artist, Yale University, New Haven, CT



2007:   Panelist, “The Myth of Art Appreciation,” moderated by Maureen Mullarkey, Red Dot Art Fair

2005:  Organized and moderated panel discussion, “Reinventing the World: the Challenge of Being a

           Figurative Painter,” Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York

2002:  Curated “Self-Interest: Autobiography and Myth in Recent Figurative Art,” RC Fine Arts,     

            Maplewood, New Jersey

1991:  Curated “Figuring It Out: Story and Symbol in Recent Figurative Art,” Daniel Quinn, Gallery,

           Astoria, New York

           Curated “Vanitas: Six Painters,” City Gallery, Dept. of Cultural Affairs, New York City

1990:  Moderated panel discussion, “Subject into Object: Rethinking Still LIfe, “ Ros Esman Gallery,

            New York City



1985:  National Endowment for the Arts Award in Painting

1984:  Grant/residency at the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Jamaica, New York



1979:  Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

1978:  M.F.A., painting and drawing, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

1974: One year of graduate study in art history, The University of Chicago

1973: B.A. in studio art and art history, Indiana University, Bloomington



2001:  An interview and reproductions can be found on the Idler                                                                                                                          




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