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Diana Horowitz Works Biography

DIANA HOROWITZ

American, b. 1952

 

EDUCATION

Brooklyn College, MFA January 1987

Tyler School of Art, Rome Graduate Program 1983-84

SUNY Purchase, BFA June 1980

 

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

2014    Award for Excellence in Teaching for Part time Faculty

2010    Brooklyn Art:Work 2010 artist honoree, BRIC Arts|Media|Bklyn

2006    National Academy of Design, elected member

2004    Edwin Palmer Memorial Prize, National Academy

1999    Ballinglen Fellowship, County Mayo, Ireland

1997-98           Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, World Views Residency

1996    American Academy & Institute of Arts and Letters, Rosenthal Foundation Award

1993,’89          Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

1991MacDowell Colony Residency

1991    Yaddo Residency

1988    Ingram Merrill Foundation Grant

 

ONE PERSON SHOWS

2016    Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York

2012 ,’08, ’03  Hirschl & Adler Modern, New York

2004    P.P.O.W., New York

2000, 1999      MB Modern Gallery, New York

1996,’94,’91,’89          Hackett Freedman Gallery; San Francisco

1993    Sazama Gallery; Chicago

1993    Suffolk County Community College; Brentwood NY

1987,’85          Hell’s Kitchen Gallery; Provincetown MA

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017    “Horowitz, Kahn & Selesnick, Dunigan, Stanley,Hilliard” Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, MA

“Creative Mischief” National Academy Museum, NYC

“Painted Landscapes: Contemporary Views”  Heritage Museum, Sandwich MA

“Life on the Canal Then by Artists Now”  Erie Canal Museum, Syracuse NY

“No Man’s Land” The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA

“East Meets Midwest II“ The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA

 

2016    “Summer Show” Hirschl & Adler Modern, New York

 

2015    “Staten Island SEEN: Witnessing Change”  Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor, NYC

“Summer Selections” Hirschl & Adler Modern, NYC

“The Annual 2015: The Depth of Surface” National Academy Museum, NYC

“Group Show” Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, MA

“Hirschl & Adler Modern at Art Southampton” Southhampton, NY

 

2014    “City as Subject” curated by Xico Greenwald, Westbeth Galleries, NYC

“Derbes, Kahn & Selesnick, Horowitz, Murray, O’Malley” Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, MA

“Our American Life”  Hirschl & Adler Modern, NYC

 

2013    “On the Horizon”, Adelphi University,  Garden City, NY

“Duets”, Hirschl & Adler Modern, NYC

“Spring Show,” Hirschl & Adler Modern, NYC

 

2012    “Summer Selections,” Hirschl & Adler Modern, NYC

“The Armory Show: Piers 92 and 94,” NYC

From Protest to Process,” National Academy Museum, NYC

“187th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Art,” National Academy of Design, NYC

 

2011    “MasterWorks: The Best of Hirschl & Adler,” NYC

“Pathways to Landscape,” Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield CT

“The Armory Show: Piers 92 and 94,” NYC

 

2010    “Summer Selections,” Hirschl & Adler Modern, NYC

“Generations,” Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown MA

 

2009    “184th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Art,” National Academy of Design, NYC

“Landscape Today: Five Perspectives” University Gallery, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

“Urban Structures” Adelphi University, Garden City NY

2008    “Artist Installation,” MacDowell Colony Benefit, NYC

“Winter Selections,” Hirschl & Adler Modern, NYC

“Recent Acquisitions,” National Academy Museum, NYC

“Painting in the Park,” Lori Bookstein Fine Art, NYC

“Women Artists,” Hirschl & Adler Modern, NYC

“Summer Selections,” Hirschl & Adler Modern, NYC

 

2007    “Winter Selections,” Hirschl & Adler Modern, NYC

“182nd Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Art,” National Academy of Design, NYC

“The Brooklyn Bridge and the Brooklyn Museum: Spanning Art and History” on-line digital exhibition of works in the Brooklyn Museum collection

“American Artists in Rural Ireland: The Ballinglen Experience,” Concord Art Association, Concord MA

“Trade,” Museum of the City of New York, NYC

“Collectors Collect,” Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown MA

“Three Generations of Figurative Artists: Between Perception and Invention,” Sharon Arts Center, Peterborough NH

“Brooklyn College Alumni,” Brooklyn NY

“Images from North Mayo,” Courthouse Gallery, Ballycastle, County Mayo, Ireland

 

2004    “Small Works / Big Spaces,” Lori Bookstein Fine Art, NYC

“American Artists in Ireland,” Residence of the U.S. Ambassador, Phoenix Park, Dublin

“179th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Art,” National Academy of Design, NYC

“Industrial Beauty,” George Billis Gallery, NYC

 

2003    “Brooklyn Waterfront,” Fordham University, Marymount College, Tarrytown NY

“Plein Air,” Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia

“Ballinglen: The Artist in Rural Ireland,” Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland

“Colours,” Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ballycastle, County Mayo, Ireland

 

2001    “Group Show,” Adam Baumgold Gallery, NYC

“Dúchas National Heritage Exhibition,” Céide Fields, County Mayo, Ireland

“Judith Belzer, Stanley Bielen, Diana Horowitz,” Pepper Gallery, Boston

“Bridges of Brooklyn,” Brooklyn College Galleries, Brooklyn NY

“New York Perspectives,” MB Modern Gallery, NYC

“Landscapes,” Pepper Gallery, Boston

“175th Annual Exhibition,” National Academy of Design, NYC

“Hackett-Freedman Gallery Artists,” Shasta College Art Gallery, Redding CA

“The Italian Landscape: Paintings & Drawings,” Gallery West, Suffolk County Community College, Brentwood NY

“Central Park,” MB Modern Gallery, NYC

“Enduring Vision: Contemporary Painters in the Tradition of the Hudson River School,” Union College, Schenectady NY

“Bridges,” three-person show, Pfizer Inc., Brooklyn NY

“Spirit of the City: Horowitz, Larko, Metcalf,” Walker Kornbluth Art Gallery, Fair Lawn NJ

“Vertigo: Works from the World Views Project,” New York Studio School, NYC

“Brooklyn Salon Show,” Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn NY

“Intimate Visions: Diana Horowitz, Michael Norton, Marjorie Portnow, Stuart Shils, John Smalley”

List Gallery, Swarthmore College, PA

“New York Perspectives,” MB Modern Gallery, NYC

“Artists Choose Artists,” The Century Association, NYC, chosen by David Levine

“Three Languages of Landscape: Jonathan Fabricant, Diana Horowitz, Lisa Sigal,”

The Painting Center, NYC

“10th Anniversary Group Show,” Hackett Freedman Gallery, San Francisco

“The Press of My Foot to the Earth,” Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn NY, guest curator, Byron Kim

“Interpretations of the Colorado Landscape,” The Forbes Magazine Galleries, NYC

“Colleagues in Landscape,” Paramount Center for the Arts, Peekskill NY

“Tyler Faculty, Past & Present,” Gallería Temple, Rome, Italy

 

1996    “25 Years of Visual Arts: 32 Visual Artists at Purchase College,” Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase NY

“Invitational Exhibition of Painting & Sculpture,” American Academy & Institute of Arts and Letters, NYC

“Americans in Italy,” Gallery North, Setauket NY

“20th Annual Small Works,” New York University, NYC, juror: Edward Thorp

 

1995    “Art Initiatives/Mass Exposure,” Curators’ Award, Tribeca 148 Gallery, NYC

“Made in Italy” two-person show, Slover-McCutcheon Gallery, Houston TX

“Selected Gallery Artists,” Hackett Freedman Gallery, San Francisco

“Art Initiatives/Mass Exposure,” Curators’ Award, Tribeca 148 Gallery, NYC

 

1994    “18th Annual Small Works,” New York University, NYC,  juror: Stephen Haller

“Gallery Artists,”  Sazama Gallery, Chicago

1992    “April Funcke, Diana Horowitz, Jan Knipe, Langdon Quinn,” Univ. of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art, Cedar Falls IA

“Generations in the Arts: Provincetown,” Berta Walker Gallery, Provincetown MA

“Invitational: Artists Select Artists,” Trenton City Museum, Trenton NJ

 

1991    Hackett-Freedman Gallery Invitational Group Show, New York Academy, NYC

“Contemporary Landscape,” Santa Rosa College, Santa Rosa CA

“Gabriel Laderman Selects,” First Street Gallery, NYC

 

1990    “Italian Landscape,” Hackett Freedman Gallery, San Francisco

“Lennart Anderson Selects,” First Street Gallery, NYC

“Landscape Painting 1960‑1990: The Italian Tradition in American Art”

Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, SC and Bayly Museum of Art, Charlottesville VA

“Tyler Faculty,” Gallería Temple, Rome, Italy

“Landscape,” Sazama Gallery, Chicago

“Group Show,” Sazama Gallery, Chicago

“20/20: Twenty Artists Choose Twenty Artists,” Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown MA

1987    “Night Light/Night Life,” Sherry French Gallery, NYC

1986    “Summer Show: Gallery Artists,” Sherry French Gallery, NYC

1984    American-Italian Historical Association, Washington DC, two-person show

1983    Swansborough Gallery, Wellfleet MA, two-person show

1983, ‘82  “Young Artists Exhbition;” juried show, Provincetown Art Association & Museum,

Provincetown MA

1982    “Third Annual Drawing Competition,” Boson Center for Fine Arts, Boston MA

1982    “Directors Invitational,” Group Gallery, Provincetown MA

 

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY

New-York Historical Society, NYC

Museum of the City of New York, NYC

National Academy of Design, NYC

Staten Island Museum, Staten Island NY

Hunter Museum, Chattanooga TN

Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn NY

Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS

Ballinglen Foundation, Ballycastle, County Mayo, Ireland

Bellevue Hospital, NYC

Marriott Hotel, Brooklyn NY

Brooklyn Union Gas Company, Brooklyn NY

Sheldon Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute IN

 

 

CATALOGS, PUBLICATIONS & REVIEWS:

2017    “Creative Mischief” 6th annual exhibition catalog, National Academy Museum, NYC

Lauren Della Monica,  “Painted Landscapes: Contemporary Views”  (New York, Schiffer)

Marina Davalos, “Looking at Landscapes in a Whole New Light” Cape Cod ART 2017 Annual

 

2016    “One World Trade Center: Biography of a Building”  Judith Dupre (Little, Brown,& Company)

 

2013    Lauren P. Della Monica: Painted Landscapes: Contemporary Views, (New York, Schiffer)

Larry Groff: Interview with Diana Horowitz, paintingperceptions.com, December 2013

 

2012    The New Yorker, October 22, November 22, 2012

Brooklyn Daily Eagle, October 19, 2012

            Antiques & The Arts Weekly, October 19, 2012.

 

2011    Judith Fairly: “The Height of Abstraction,” The Artists Magazine, September 2011

The Labletter, 2011, pages 27-30, and cover (guest editor Rachel Youens)

  1. Flynn, “Artists bear witness to the rebirth of WTC site,” The Villager (81:15), September 8-14, 2011, p. 42

Shepherd Smith, “The Rise of Freedom: An unusual artists’ colony,” Fox News, September 16, (liveshots.blogs.foxnews.com/2010/09/16/rise-of-freedom-an-unusual-artists-colony/)

 

2010

Bobby Cuza,9/11 A Decade Later: From High Above, Artists Paint Rebuilding Effort,” New York 1, May 20 (ny1.com/content/139479/9-11-a-decade-later–from-high-above–artists-paint-rebuilding-effort)

 

2008    Maureen Mullarkey: “Evaporated Images,” The New York Sun, February 28, 2008.

The New Yorker, March 3, 2008, p. 14.

Amy Crawford, “Beauty in Brooklyn’s Industrial Neighborhoods,” Brooklyn Daily Eagle, March 14, 2008, p.1.

New York Living,  “Design News,” March 2008, p. 54

 

2007    James Gardner: “Hooray for Humbug,” The New York Sun, May 31, 2007, p. 25.

Martha Schwendener: “182nd Annual Exhibition,” The New York Times, June 1, 2007 p. E-27.

 

2006    Three Generations of Figurative Artists: Between Perception and Invention

            Sharon Arts Center, Peterborough, NH,  exhibition catalog

American Artists in Rural Ireland: The Ballinglen Experience, Concord Art Ass’n, Concord MA, exhibition catalog

 

2004    Site Matters: LMCC’s World Trade Center Artists Residency, 1997-2001, (New York, LMCC/DAP).

Maureen Mullarkey: “Gallery Going,” The New York Sun, July 9, 2004.

Daniel Kunitz: “Institutional Exhibitionism,” The New York Sun, Thursday, May 6, 2004.

 

2003    Ballinglen: The Artist in Rural Ireland, Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland, exhibition catalog.

The New Yorker, March 10 and 17, 2003, p. 18.

Mario Naves: “Touched by Grace,” The New York Observer, March 10, 2003.

 

2001    Cate McQuaid: “Galleries,” The Boston Globe, June 28, 2001, p.E-5.

“The Gallery,”Antiques and the Art Weekly, June 8, 2001, p.53.

Mario Naves: “Currently Hanging,” The New York Observer, May 22, 2000.

Ken Johnson: “175th Annual Exhibition,” The New York Times, February 25, 2000.

Michael P. Kinch: “Italy: An Artist’s Delight, ” American Artist  (February 2000).

 

1999    The New Yorker, April 19, 1999, p. 12.

New American Painting (Open Studios Press).

Ken Johnson: “Vertigo, ” The New York Times, January 8, 1999, p. E-42.

 

1998    Lavender Lake: documentary film about the clean-up of Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal,

directed by Alison Prete, Rough on Rats Productions

 

1997    Brooklyn: Two Centuries of Artists’ Views, 1997 Calendar (cover), The Fund for Brooklyn/Rotunda Gallery.

  1. Stephen Doherty: The Watson-Guptill Handbook of Landscape Painting (New York, Watson-Guptill).

 

1996    M. Stephen Doherty: “Interpretations of the Colorado Landscape, ” American Artist  (Nov 1996).

            25 Years of Visual Arts: Purchase College 1971-1996, exhibition catalog.

Mark Arnest: “Creative Differences,” Gazette Telegraph (Colorado Springs) Sunday, July 21.

 

1994    Lois Martin: “Classical Landscapes,” American Artist (Nov. 1994; rep. Sept. 1995 in Oil Highlights: Landscapes).

Laurie S. Hurwitz: “Reexamining the Oil Sketch,” American Artist (November 1994).

Landscape Painting 1960-1990: The Italian Tradition in American Art.

Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, South Carolina and travelling, catalog essay by John Hollander.

 

TEACHING

1992-‘93, ’03- ’18   Adjunct Associate Professor of Painting, Brooklyn College; Brooklyn, NY

2012    Visiting Critic, New York Academy of Art; NYC

2008    Jerusalem Studio School Summer Program, Corciano, Italy

2008    Visiting Critic, The Johns Hopkins University. Baltimore, MD

2008    Visiting Critic, School of Design (graduate), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA

2007    Visiting Critic, National Academy of Art, NYC

2006    Jerusalem Studio School, Jerusalem

2001-03, 2005 Instructor of Painting, International School of Art, Umbria, Italy

2005    Visiting Artist, Massachusetts College of Art, Graduate School, Boston MA

1998    Adjunct Professor of Painting, SUNY Purchase; Purchase, NY

1994    Visiting Critic, Boston University

1991    Visiting Critic, Graduate School of Painting, New York Academy

1991    Visiting Critic, Rhode Island School of Design; Rome, Italy

1983-84, 89-90            Instructor of Painting & Drawing, Tyler School of Art; Rome, Italy

1987-89           Instructor of Painting & Drawing, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

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