Nancy Grimes                                                                           

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2013:  Pratt Faculty Exhibition, Schafler Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2013:  "Reflections," The Painting Center, NY, NY

2012:  "Getting from Here to There: Images in and about Transition," curated

            by Robert Edelman, AFP Gallery, NY, NY

2011-2013: "Reflections", traveling exhibition curated by Zeuxis Still Life Group

2010:  Pratt Faculty Exhibition, Schafler Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

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 

2005: Group Show, “The Body and Its Dangers," curated by Patrick Webb, The            Painting Center, 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

 1984: Group show, City Gallery, Dept. of Cultural Affairs, NYC

 1984:  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

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

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)

 1993 “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

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

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 f Design, NY, NY           

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

 

RELATED ACTIVITIES (selected)


2013:  Moderator, "Painting Matters Now" panel discussion, Pratt Institute,

           Brooklyn, NY

2013:  Panelist, "Does Subject-matter Matter?", discussion organized by Zeuxis

           in conjunction with "Reflections" exhibition at The Painting Center, NY, NY

2011:  Artist Talk, Brooklyn Artists' Gym, Brooklyn, NY

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, NY

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

           RC Fine Arts, Maplewod, New Jersey

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

           Quinn, Gallery, Astoria, New York

1991:  Curated “Vanitas: Six Painters,” City Gallery, Dept. of Cultural Affairs, NY,

           NY

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

           Ros Esman Gallery, NY, NY

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

1985:  National Endowment for the Arts Award in Painting

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

 

EDUCATION

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

 

OTHER

2001:  An interview and reproductions can be found on the Idler website--www.theidler.com                                                                                                                          

 

                                                                                                                    

 

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