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Martha Erlebacher Works Biography

Martha Mayer Erlebacher

1955-1956             Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA

1956-1960             Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, bachelor of Industrial Design

1961-1963             Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, Master of Fine Arts

1966                        Yaddo Fellowship

1978                      Ingram Merrill Foundation Grant

1982                     National Endowment for the Arts, Senior Fellowship

1987                    Mellon Ventures Found Grant, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

1988                    Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Fellowship in the Visual Arts

 

Selected Exhibitions

2008                 Avant Duck, Sullivan Goss- An American Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA (solo)

2007              “Martha Mayer Erlbacher,” UNCWCulturalArtsBuildingArtGallery, Willmington, NC (solo)

2006              “Between Heaven and Earth:  The Paintings of Martha Mayer Erlebacher,” Southern AllegheniesMuseum of Art

2005                Seraphin Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (solo)

2003                “Paintings,” Forum Gallery, New York, NY (solo)

2002                Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)

2001                The ArnotMuseum, Elmira, NY (solo)

2000                 The More Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (solo)

1999                 Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)

1998                 The Studio Gallery, Academy of Realist Art, Seattle, WA (solo)

1997                 Art Institute of Southern California, Ettinger Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA (solo)

1997                 The More Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (solo)

1995                 Fischbach Gallery, NYC (solo)

1993                 Fischbach Gallery, NYC

1993                 The More Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (solo)

 

1989             Koplin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)

 

1987                  J. Rosenthal Fine Arts, Chicago, IL (solo)

 

1985                 Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, NYC (solo)

 

1983                 Dart Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

1983                 WeatherspoonArtGallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC (solo)

 

1982                 Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, NYC (solo)

 

1980                Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, NYC (solo)

 

1978                MooreCollege of Art, Philadelphia, PA

 

1978               Dart Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

1978                  Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, NYC

 

1978                   The MorrisGallery of the PennsylvaniaAcademy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

 

1976                   The Dart Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)

 

1975                   Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, NYC

 

1973                    Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, NYC

 

1967                  The Other Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (solo)

 

Selected Public Collections

 

WayneMuseum, Fort Wayne, IN

American Telephone and Telegraph Company, Inc, Chicago, IL

 

University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN;  Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

PennsylvaniaStateUniversity, University Park, PA

 

Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

 

Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

 

Albrecht Museum of Art, Saint Joseph, MO

 

FoggMuseum of Art, HarvardUniversity, Cambridge, MA

 

PennsylvaniaAcademy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

 

ValparaisoUniversity, Valparaiso, IN

 

Kemper Art Collection, Chicago, IL

 

New JerseyStateMuseum, Trenton, NJ

 

NeubergerMuseum, Purchase, NY

 

Commerce Bancshares, Inc.

 

Palm SpringsDesertMuseum, Palm Springs, CA

 

YaleUniversityArtGallery, New Haven, CT

 

The PhiladelphiaMuseum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

 

The ClevelandMuseum of Art, Cleveland, OH

 

 

MARTHA MAYER ERLEBACHER RESUMÉ

 

 

 

Personal Data

 

 

 

Address:                      7733 Mill Road,  Elkins Park  PA  19027

 

Telephone:      (215) 635-4832

 

Birth:               November 21, 1937

 

Married:                      Walter Erlebacher, 1961

 

Children:         Adrian Immanuel, 1967   Jonah Daedalus, 1969

 

 

 

 

 

Education

 

 

 

1955-56                       Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA

 

1956-60                       Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, Bachelor of Industrial Design, 1960

 

1961-63                       Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, Master of Fine Arts, 1963

 

 

 

 

 

Honors, Awards, Grants

 

 

 

1960                Pratt Institute, Dean’s Medal, Highest Scholastic Achievement

 

1966                Yaddo Fellowship

 

1967                Bertha Shay Award, Cheltenham Art Center, Cheltenham, PA

 

1973                Netsky-Sernaker Memorial Prize, Cheltenham Art Center, Cheltenham, PA

 

                        Yaddo Fellowship

 

1974                Vivian and Meyer P. Potamkin Prize, Cheltenham Art Center, Cheltenham, PA

 

1978                Ingram Merrill Foundation Grant

 

1982                National Endowment for the Arts, Senior Fellowship

 

1986                Adjunct Professor of Art, the University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

 

1987                Mellon Venture Fund Grant, the University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

 

1988                Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Fellowship in the Visual Arts

 

1993                Commencement speaker, The Graduate School of Figurative Art of the New York                                                             Academy of Art, NYC

 

1996                Outstanding Teacher Award/Oil, American Artist Magazine

 

2006                Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts, the New York Academy of Art, NYC

 

2010                12th Annual Award for Excellence in the Arts, Newington-Cropsey Cultural Studies Center, NYC

 

2012                Semifinalist Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2013, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

 

 

 

Professional Experience

 

 

 

1956-61                       Part time (56-60) and full time (60-61) Industrial Designer and Illustrator

 

                                    Arthur Wagner Associates, NYC

 

1960                For Pratt Institute designed the exhibit Perception and Visual Expression, circulated for

 

                                    three years by the American Federation of Arts

 

 

 

 

 

Teaching Experience

 

 

 

1962                Painting and graphic arts for scholarship classes of the School Art League, NYC

 

1964-65                       2-D and Form and Structure, Foundation Art Department, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

 

                        Creative Design in the General Arts Program, Department of Graphic Arts,

 

                        Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

 

1965-66                       Visual Analysis, Industrial Design Department, Parsons School of Design, NYC

 

1966-68                       2-D Design, Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, PA

 

1975-76                       Color Theory, Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, PA

 

1976-78                       Figure Utilization, Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, PA

 

1986                Anatomy and Drawing, La Napoule Art Foundation Summer Workshop, University of

 

                                    New Hampshire, Durham, NH

 

1978-93                       Anatomy and Figure Drawing, the University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

 

1992-06                       Anatomy, Drawing, and Painting, the Graduate School of Figurative Art (GSFA) of the

 

                                     New York Academy of Art (NYAA), NYC

 

1996-97                Chairman of the MFA Program, The Graduate School of Figurative Art of the NYAA

 

 

 

Professional Affiliations

 

 

 

1971-87                       Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, Ltd., 50 W 57th Street, NY, NY 10019

 

1975-86                       Dart Gallery, 212 W. Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60610

 

1982-03                       The More Gallery, 1630 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

 

1985-               Corridor Press, 284 Bert Washburn Road, Otego, NY 13825

 

1987-91                       J. Rosenthal Fine Arts, Ltd., 230 W. Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60610

 

1976-               Landfall Press, Inc., 5863 N. Kenmore Avenue, Chicago, IL 60660

 

1988-02                       Koplin Gallery, 1438 Ninth Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401

 

                        Fischbach Gallery, 24 W 57th Street, NY, NY 10019

 

                                    Hackett-Freedman Gallery, 250 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94108

 

2002     -07                   Forum Gallery, 745 Fifth Avenue, NY 10151

 

2008-              Seraphin Gallery, 1108 Pine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

 

2007-              Sullivan Goss – An American Gallery, 7 East Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101

 

2009-              Rosenthal Fine Art, Inc., 3 East Huron, 2nd floor, Chicago, IL 60611

 

One-person Exhibitions

 

 

 

1967                The Other Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

1973                Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, NYC

 

1975                Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, NYC

 

1976                Dart Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

1978                Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA

 

                        Dart Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

                        Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, NYC

 

                        The Morris Gallery of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

 

1980                Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, NYC

 

1982                Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, NYC

 

1983                Dart Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

                        Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

 

1985                Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, NYC

 

1987                J. Rosenthal Fine Arts, Chicago, IL

 

1989                Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

                        Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, MI

 

1990                J. Rosenthal Fine Arts, Chicago, IL

 

1991                Koplin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

 

1993                Fischbach Gallery, NYC

 

                        The More Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

1995                Fischbach Gallery, NYC

 

1997                Art Institute of Southern California, Ettinger Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

 

The More Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

1998                The Studio Gallery, Academy of Realist Art, Seattle, WA

 

1999                Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

2000                The More Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

2001                The Arnot Museum, Elmira, NY

 

2002                Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

2003                Forum Gallery, NY, NY

 

2005                Seraphin Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

2006                Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Altoona, PA

 

2007                Cultural Arts Building Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Wilmington, NC

 

                        Sullivan Goss – An American Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

 

2010                Sullivan Goss – An American Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

 

                        Rosenthal Fine Art, Chicago, IL

 

                        Seraphin Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

2012                Sullivan Goss – An American Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

 

 

 

Group Exhibitions

 

 

 

1960    Brooklyn and Long Island Artists. Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn NY [catalog]

 

1964    Brooklyn Heights Annual. Brooklyn, NY

 

            Tuxedo Park Annual. Tuxedo Park, NY

 

1967    Cheltenham Art Center Annual. Cheltenham, PA

 

            Woodmere Art Gallery Annual. Philadelphia, PA

 

            Professionals under 30. Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA

 

            Self Portraits. Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA

 

            Anatomy’s Anatomy. Gallery Pane Vino, Philadelphia, PA

 

1969    Group show. The Other Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

1970    New Realism ’70. St. Cloud College, St. Cloud, MI [catalog]

 

1971    The Contemporary Figure: A New Realism. Suffolk Museum, Stony Brook, NY [catalog]

 

            Four person show. Pratt Manhattan Center, NYC

 

1972    Cheltenham Art Center Annual. Cheltenham, PA

 

            Realism Now. New York Cultural Center, NYC [catalog]

 

1973    Group show. Janet Fleisher Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

            Cheltenham Art Center Annual.  Cheltenham, PA

 

            Childe Hassam Fund Purchase Exhibition. American Academy of Arts and Letters, NYC

 

            Two person show. Hiram Halle Memorial Library, Pound Ridge, NY

 

            American Drawing, 1970-73. Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

 

            Group show. First Street Gallery, NYC

 

1974    Group show. Old York Road Art Guild, Jenkintown, PA

 

            In Her Own Image. Samuel Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA

 

            Woman’s Work-American Art. Philadelphia Civic Center, Philadelphia, PA

 

            Group show. Philadelphia Savings Fund Society, Philadelphia, PA

 

            Black and White Graphics. Cheltenham Art Center, Cheltenham, PA

 

            The Philadelphia Scene. Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

 

            Living American Artists and the Figure. Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University,

 

                        University Park, PA [catalog]

 

            The Figure in Recent American Painting. Westminster College,

 

                        New Wilmington, PA [travel and catalog]

 

1975    Sons and Others, Women Artists See Men. Queens Museum, Flushing, NY

 

            New Realists, Etc.. Angus Whyte Gallery, Boston, MA

 

            The Nude in American Art. New York Cultural Center, NYC

 

            24th National Exhibition of Prints. The Library of Congress, Washington, DC [catalog]

 

            National Invitational Print Exhibition. Albion College, Albion, MI

 

            Drawing America. Albrecht Museum, St. Joseph, MO [catalog]

 

1975-6The Classic Revival. Illinois Bell Telephone Co. [travel and catalog]

 

1976    Group show. American Academy of Arts and Letters, NYC

 

Group Exhibitions – continued

 

 

 

            Close to Home. Genesis Galleries, Ltd., NYC

 

            American Figure Drawing. Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA [travel and catalog]

 

            Philadelphia-3 Centuries of American Art. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

 

            Woman Artists Here and Now. University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN [catalog]

 

            Philadelphia, a Decade. Marion Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

            Prints by Pennsylvania Artists. Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University,

 

                        University Park  PA  

 

1976    Florida Collects. Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL

 

            Exhibition of Liturgical Art. 41st International Eucharistic Congress, Philadelphia Civic

 

                        Center, Philadelphia PA [catalog]

 

            Museum Collection. Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

 

            Artist’s SketchbooksI. Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, PA

 

            The Figure in Drawing Now. Bennington College, Bennington, VT

 

            Philadelphia in the Bicentennial Year. Beaver College, Glenside, PA

 

1977    Still Life. Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, MA

 

            Two person show. University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

 

            Cheltenham Art Center Annual. Cheltenham, PA

 

            New in the Seventies. University of Texas, Austin, TX [catalog]

 

            Contemporary Pastels and Watercolors. Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, IN

 

            Drawings of the Seventies. Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

1978    The Last Three Years: A Selection of Recent Acquisitions. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine                             Arts, Philadelphia, PA [catalog]

 

            Metaphor in Painting. Federal Hall National Memorial, NYC

 

            People, Places, Things. Federal Building, Philadelphia, PA

 

            Second Annual Invitational Exhibition of Small Oil Paintings. Philadelphia

 

                        Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA

 

            Twenty-first National Print Exhibition. The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

 

1979    Contemporary Drawings :Philadelphia II. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

 

            The Opposite Sex: A Realistic Viewpoint. University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO

 

            16 Realistas. Centro Colombo Americano, Bogota, Columbia

 

            14 Still Life Painters. Forum Gallery, NYC

 

            The Watercolor Still Life. Gladstone-Villani Gallery, NYC

 

            Drawing Now. Impressions Gallery, Boston, MA

 

1980    Realism and Metaphor. University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

 

            Art for Collectors-Director’s Choice. Federal Reserve Board, Washington, DC

 

            New York Realists 1980. Thorp Intermedia Gallery, Sparkill, NY [catalog]

 

            Scale, Intimate. Gross McLeaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

            Still Lifes. Impressions Gallery, Boston, MA

 

Group Exhibitions – continued

 

 

 

Nassau County Mus of Fine Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY [cat]

 

            Couples. Fendrick Gallery, Washington, DC

 

            American Drawings in Black and White: 1970-1980. Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

 

            The Print Club Annual Competition. The Print Club, Philadelphia, PA

 

1981    Still Life. Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

 

            Landfall Press 1970-1980. Landfall Press Gallery, Chicago, IL (traveling exhibition)

 

            Six Artists in the Realist Tradition. Bucks County Community College, Newtown, PA

 

            Contemporary American Realism since 1960. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts,

 

                        Philadelphia, PA (traveling exhibition to California and Virginia in the USA

 

                        and Portugal, Germany, and Holland in Europe)[catalog]

 

1981-3Still Life Today. Goddard Riverside Community Center, NYC (traveling exhibition)

 

1982    Art on Paper since 1960. Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina,

 

                        Greensboro, NC [catalog]

 

            Contemporary Arcadian Painting. Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, NYC

 

            ContemporaryNarrativeRealism.Valparaiso University Art Gallery, Valparaiso,IN

 

1982    Portraits. The More Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

            Pennsylvania Artistry: A Celebration. Woodmere Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

            Self Portraits. Alan Frumkin Gallery, NYC [catalog]

 

            Perspectives on Contemporary American Realism: Works of Art on Paper from the Collection of

 

                        Jalane and Richard Davidson. The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts,                                               Philadelphia, PA and the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL [catalog]

 

            The Renaissance Revisited. Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA

 

1983    Allegorical and Narrative Painting and Sculpture. The More Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

            American Realism, 1930’s/1980’s: A Comparative Perspective. Summit Art Center,

 

                        Summit, NJ [catalog]

 

            Representational Drawing Today: A Heritage Renewed. University Art Museum, Santa Barbara,

 

                        CA [travel and catalog]

 

            Bodies and Souls. Artist’s Choice Museum, NYC

 

            Faces since the 50’s. Center Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA [catalog]

 

1984    Twentieth-Century American Drawings from the Arkansas Arts Center Foundation Collection.

 

                        The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR [catalog]

 

            Subtleties. Sutton Gallery, NYC [catalog]

 

            The Figure in Contemporary Art. Maier Museum of Art, Randolph-Macon Woman’s College,

 

                        Lynchburg, VA

 

            Woman. Terra Museum of American Art, Evanston, IL [catalog]

 

            Invitational Drawing Exhibition. Art and Architecture Gallery, University of Tennessee,

 

                        Knoxville, TN [catalog]

 

            Director’s Choice. Hunterdon Art Center, Clinton, NJ

 

Group Exhibitions– continued

 

 

 

            Personal and Intimate. The More Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

            20th Century American Prints and Collages. New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ

 

1985    Looking at Men. Artemesia Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

            Selections ’84-’85. Myers Fine Arts Gallery, SUNY, Plattsburgh, NY

 

            Recent American Portraiture. Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, NYC

 

            37th Annual Academy-Institute Purchase Exhibition. The American Academy and Institute

 

                        of Arts and Letters, NYC

 

1985-6American Realism: 20th Century Drawings and Watercolors from the Glenn C. Janss Collection.

 

                        San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA [travel and catalog]

 

1986    American Graphic Arts: Watercolors, Drawings, and Prints from the Collection of the                  

 

                        Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.  Philadelphia, PA 

 

            The Figure. The More Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

            Form or Formula: Drawing and Drawings. The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY [catalog]

 

            Philadelphia Collects Art since 1940. The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA                                     [catalog]

 

            Little Gems. The More Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

1987    The Figure. J. Rosenthal Fine Arts, Ltd., Chicago, IL

 

            Contemporary Realism, Still Lifes and Portraits. John Szoke Graphics, Inc., NYC

 

            Modern Myths. Boise Gallery of Art, Boise, ID [travel and catalog]

 

            Frivolity and Mortality: The tradition of Vanitas in Contemporary Painting. Sherry French

 

                        Gallery, NYC [travel]

 

            Studied from Life: Paintings by Contemporary American Artists. Bayly Art Museum, University

 

                        of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

 

1987    39th Annual Purchase Exhibition, Hassam and Speicher Fund. American Academy and

 

                        Institute of Arts and Letters, NYC

 

1987    Works on Paper: An Invitational Exhibition. School of Fine Arts Gallery, Indiana

 

                        University, Bloomington, IN

 

1987-8Realism Today: American Drawings from the Rita Rich Collection. National Academy of                          Design,  NYC [travel and catalog]

 

1988    The Feminine. Sherry French Gallery, NYC

 

            Drawings: A Group Exhibition. Alexander F. Milliken Inc., NYC

 

            Director’s Choice. “Narrative and Monument”. The More Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

            Just like a Woman. Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC [catalog]

 

            An Awareness of Place. Richard Green Gallery, NYC

 

            Oxymorons in Art. Schmidt Bingham Gallery, NYC

 

            The Figure in American Art Since Mid-Century. Silvermine Gallery/Metro Center, Stamford, CT

 

            The Figure in American Prints since 1950. John Szoke Graphics, NYC

 

            Printers Print in Philadelphia. The Print Club, Philadelphia, PA

 

Group Exhibitions– continued

 

 

 

            Consonance. Jane Haslem Gallery, Washington, DC

 

            The Face. Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR [catalog]

 

            New to Sarasota. Foster Harmon Galleries of American Art, Sarasota, FL

 

1988-9Contemporary Nudes. One Penn Plaza, NYC

 

1989    Man, Woman, Child. John Szoke Gallery, NYC

 

            Love and Charity: the Tradition of Caritas in Contemporary Painting. Sherry French Gallery,                               NYC

 

            Contemporary American Still Lifes. J. Rosenthal Fine Arts, Ltd., Chicago, IL

 

            Faculty Drawing. The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

 

            Memory and Artifact: ROMANTICISM REVISITED. Fendrick Gallery, Washington, DC and                            NYC

 

            Hard Choices/Just Rewards. A traveling exhibition of work by recipients of Visual Arts

 

                        Fellowships awarded by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts in 1987 and 1988,

 

                        Philadelphia and travel in Pennsylvania

 

            Nocturnes. The More Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

            Collaborations: Printmaking in Philadelphia. Swansea, Wales, UK

 

            Meticulous Realist Drawing. The Squibb Gallery, Princeton, NJ

 

            Small Format Works. Fendrick Gallery, Washington, DC

 

            The Figure. The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR [catalog]

 

1990    Revelation and Devotion: The Spirit of Religion in Contemporary Art. Valparaiso University

 

                        Museum of Art, Valparaiso, IN

 

1991    Exquisite Painting. Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL [catalog]

 

            To Grant or Not to Grant. Sherry French Gallery, NYC

 

            Romantic Images. The More Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

            The Edge of Night. Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, CA

 

            Drawings. Koplin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

 

            High Tech/Low Tech. The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

 

            Animal Vegetable Mineral. Artspace Gallery, Woodland Hills, CA

 

1992    Modern Masters of Figurative Painting and Drawing. Leslie Levy Fine Art, Scottsdale, AZ

 

            Drawings II. Koplin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

 

1992    The New Whitney Dissenters. Sherry French Gallery, NYC [travel to Alaska, Illinois,

 

                        and Massachusetts]

 

            American Figurative Art. Jack Wright Gallery, Palm Beach, FL

 

1993    Works by Women Artists. Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA

 

            Drawings by American Artists, Contemporary Realist Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

            Drawing on the Figure, Carlsten Art Gallery, University of Wisconsin. Stevens Point, WI [catalog]

 

            Drawings III, Koplin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

 

 

 

Group Exhibitions– continued

 

            Aspects of Figuration: Selections from the New York Academy of Art, Contemporary Realist                                          Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

            Figural Philadelphia: Drawings, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA

 

            Still Life 1963-1993, Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM  [catalog]

 

1994    Selections from the Koplin Gallery of Santa Monica, Contemporary Realist Gallery,

 

                        San Francisco, CA

 

            A Realism Invitational, Fletcher Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

 

            Quartet: Four Leading Pennsylvania Artists, Lebanon Valley College, Lebanon, PA

 

            Paintings from the Commerce Bancshares Collection, Lakeview Museum of Arts and Sciences,

 

                        Peoria, IL

 

            Of Time and Commitment, The More Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

            Portrait: The Art of Image, The Morani Gallery of the Medical College of Pennsylvania,                                                   Philadelphia, PA

 

            Still Life, Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY

 

1995    Nothing Overlooked: Women Painting Still Life, Contemporary Realist Gallery, San Francisco, CA [catalog]

 

            Eight Artists, Eight Views of the Figure, Koplin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

 

            Women Portray Women, The More Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

            Women in Print: Prints from 3M by Contemporary Women Printmakers, The Concourse                                                             Gallery, Saint Paul, MN and other venues [catalog]

 

            80th Anniversary Exhibition, The Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA

 

1995-6The MFA Faculty of the NY Academy of Art, Fordham College, Lincoln Center, NYC

 

1996    Cornucopia, Champion International Headquarters, Stamford, CT

 

            Works on Paper, Fischbach Gallery, NYC

 

            Smith College Invitational Drawing Exhibition, Smith College, Northhampton, MA

 

            The Resurgence of Representation, First Street Gallery, NYC

 

            Landfall Press: Twenty-Five Years of Printmaking, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI

 

            Contemporary Figurative Works, The More Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

            Classicism in the Twentieth Century, Lizan-Tops Gallery, East Hampton, NY

 

            Realism ’96, Realists Inviting Realists, Van de Griff Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

 

1997    Twenty-first Annual National Invitational Drawing Exhibition, Eppink Art Gallery, Emporia                                           State University, Emporia, KS [catalog]

 

            Reconstructing the Figure, The More Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

            The Young Old Fogeys, The Kitchen, New York, NY

 

            Re-representing Representation III, Arnot Museum, Elmira, NY [catalog]

 

1997    Dramatic Realism: The New Baroque,  Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA [catalog]

 

            REAL(ist) WOMEN II, Northwood University, West Palm Beach, FL [catalog]

 

            Realism in 20th Century American Painting, Ogunquit Museum of American Art, Ogunquit, ME

 

                        [catalog]

 

Group Exhibitions – continued

 

 

 

1997    Drawn from the Faculty: An Exhibition of Drawings by the Faculty of the Graduate School of                                         Figurative Art of the New York Academy of Art, Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY

 

            10th Anniversary Exhibition, Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

1998      Drawings IV, Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

1999      Indomitable Spirits, the figure at the end of the century, The Art Institute of Southern California, Laguna Beach, CA [catalog]

 

            Residual Value, artists remember past residencies, Tryon Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC

 

            Contemporary American Realist Drawings, The Jalane and richard Davidson Collection at the Art

 

                        Institute of Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL [catalog]

 

2000      A Noble Tradition Revisited The Contemporary American Still Life, Spanierman Gallery,

 

                         NewYork, NY [catalog}

 

Drawings V, Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

            Every Picture Tells a Story, Stedman Gallery, Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts, Camden, NJ

 

                        [catalog]

 

            The Aesthetic Moment, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA

 

            More Select, The More Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

2001      Re-presenting Representation V, Corning Gallery, New York, NY

 

Faculty Show Drawings, TriBeCa Hall, NY Academy of Art, New York, NY

 

2001-2Artists of the Commonwealth: Realism in Pennsylvania Painting 1950-2000, Southern

 

Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA, Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA, James A.

 

Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA, State Museum of Art, Harrisburg, PA, 

 

Everhart Art Museum, Everhart, PA, Westmoreland Museum of Art,

 

Westmoreland, PA [catalog]

 

2002    The Perception of Appearance, A Decade of Contemporary American Figure Drawing, The Frye

 

 Art Museum, Seattle, WA, Catalog with essays by Norman Lundin and Debra Byrne

 

Drawings VI, Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

Focus on the Figure: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm

 

 Springs, CA

 

2003    Collectors Show and Sale, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR

 

Realism Now, Paintings and Drawings, Boise State University Art Gallery, Boise, ID

 

2003-04                Faculty Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

 

2004      The Nude, Seraphin Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

2005      Masters of Illusion: 150 Years of Trompe lOeil in America, Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State

 

 University, East Lansing, MI

 

            Enduring Roles and Realism: Building on the Murray Collection, Everhart Museum, Scranton, PA

 

            A  Link to the Past: Artists Inspired by the Renaissance, Museum of Arts and Sciences, Macon, GA

 

2006    Salon 2006, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

 

            Treasure Hunt: Teapots, Racine Museum of Art, Racine, WI

 

 

 

Group Exhibitions – continued

 

 

 

            Intimate Landscape, Winfield Gallery, Carmel, CA and Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery, UCSC, Santa                            Cruz, CA [catalog]

 

Why the Nude?, Contemporary Approaches, Phyllis Harriman Mason Gallery, The Art Students League of New York, NY

 

            The Feminist Figure, Forum Gallery, The Feminist Art Project, New York, NY (catalog)

 

            Finding a Form, Influences in Figurative Painting, Tower Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

            Figure 9 Contemporary Figurative Painters, Suny Oneonta Art Gallery, Oneonta, NY

 

2008    The Figure Revealed, Contemporary American Figurative Paintings and Drawings, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, MI (catalog)

 

2009    The Protean Body, Medialia-Rack and Hamper Gallery, New York, NY

 

            A Figural Presence,  Alva deMars Megan Chapel Art Center, St. Anselm College, Manchester, NH

 

2011    Anatomy’s  Anatomy, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

 

            Not So Still Life, Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI

 

2012    Haunting Naratives Detours from Philadelphia Realism, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA

 

 

 

 

 

Selected Bibliography

 

 

 

Oral History

 

 

 

Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Philadelphia Project, Washington, DC, 1990

 

 

 

 

 

Video

 

 

 

Scanning New York Art.  Art Today Video Magazine, Ltd.  Index: May 1995.  Smithtown, NY.

 

 

 

 

 

Books

 

 

 

D’Harnoncourt, Anne.  Philadelphia: Three Centuries of American Art. Philadelphia Museum of Art, l976

 

 

 

Arthur, John. Realist Drawings and Watercolors, Contemporary American Works on Paper. Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1980.

 

 

 

Goodyear, Frank H. Jr. Contemporary American Realism Since 1960. Boston: New York Graphic Society

 

in association with the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1981.

 

 

 

Le Clair, Charles. The Art of Watercolor: Techniques and New Directions. New York: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1985.

 

 

 

Jencks, Charles. What is Post Modernism?. London: Academy Editions/New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1986

 

 

 

Jencks, Charles. Post-Modernism, the New Classicism in Art and Architecture. New York:

 

Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 1987

 

 

 

Ward, John L. American Realist Painting, 1945-1980. Ann Arbor/London: U.M.I. Press, 1988

 

 

 

Lucie Smith, Edward.  American Art Now. New York: William Morrow & Co., 1988

 

 

 

Who’s Who in American Art, l990. New York: Reed Publishing Inc., 1990-09

 

 

 

Brown, Clint and McLean, Cheryl. Drawing from Life. Fort Worth: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992

 

 

 

Lucie-Smith, Edward.  Race, Sex, and Gender in Contemporary Art.  New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1994

 

 

 

Who’s Who in the East, 1994. New York: Reed Publishing Inc., 1994-09

 

 

 

Lucie Smith, Edward.  American Realism. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1994

 

 

 

Artist to Artist, Inspiration and Advice from Artists Past and Present, Clint Brown, ed., Jackson Creek Press, Corvallis, OR, 1998, pp. 102, 113, 114, 116, 160

 

 

 

Edney, Andrew.  Cat, wild cats and pampered pets. Watson-Guptill, NY, 1999, p. 201

 

 

 

Books – continued

 

 

 

Lucie-Smith, Edward. ADAM, the male figure in art. Rizzoli, NY, 1998, p. 120

 

 

 

Williams, John. SEX, Portraits of Passion. Watson-Guptill, NY, 1999, pp. 267, 298-99, 300

 

 

 

Difei, Jia. Contemporary American Oil Painting. Jilin Fine Arts Publishing House, Changchun, China,

 

1999, pp. 172-175

 

 

 

Lucie-Smith, Edward. FLORA, gardens and plants in art and literature, Watson-Guptill, NY, 2001, pp. 273, 322, 327

 

 

 

Who’s Who in America.  New Providence, NJ: Marquis  Who’s Who, 1995 – 09

 

 

 

Who’s Who of American Women, New Providence, NJ: Marquis Who’s Who, 1995-09

 

 

 

Who’s Who in Art. New Providence, NJ: Marquis Who’s Who, 1995-09

 

 

 

Aristedes, Juliette. The Classical Drawing Atelier, A Contemporary Guide to Traditional Studio Practice, Watson- Guptil, NY, 2006, p. 93

 

 

 

Dantzic, Cynthia Maris. 100 New York Painters, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., Atglen, PA, 2006, pp. 90, 91.

 

 

 

Davis,Steven L., and Lubovich, Maglina, et al, eds., Hunks, Hotties, and Pretty Boys: Twentieth-Century Representations of Male Beauty, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008, pp. 32-33

 

 

 

Aristedes, Juliette, Classical Painting Atelier, A Contemporary Guide to Traditional Studio Practice, Watson-Guptil, NY, 2008, p. 211

 

 

 

Exhibition Catalogs

 

 

 

Brooklyn, NY.  The Brooklyn Museum.  Brooklyn and Long Island Artists, 1960.

 

 

 

Saint Cloud, MI.  Headley Hall Gallery, Saint Cloud State College.  New Realism ’70, 1970.

 

 

 

Stony Brook, NY.  The Suffolk Museum.  The Contemporary Figure A New Realism, 1971.

 

 

 

New York, NY.  The New York Cultural Center.  Realism Now, 1973.

 

 

 

New Wilmington, PA.  Westminster College.   The Figure in Recent American Painting, 1974.  Essays by Larry Day,     George Hildrew, and W.J.Kelley.

 

 

 

University Park, PA.  Museum of the Pennsylvania State University.  Living American Artists and the Figure, 1974.

 

 

 

Chicago, IL.  Illinois Bell Building Gallery.  The Classic Revival, 1975.  Essay by Robert H. Glauber.

 

 

 

Saint Joseph, MO. Albrecht Art Museum.  Drawing America, 1975.

 

 

 

Flushing, NY. The Queens Museum.  Sons and Others: Women Artists See Men, 1975. 

 

 

 

Washington, DC.  Library of Congress.  Catalog of the 24th National Exhibition of Prints, 1975.

 

 

 

Philadelphia, PA.  Philadelphia Civic Center.   Exhibition of Liturgical Art, 1976.  Essay by John Miller.

 

 

 

Bethlehem, PA.  Lehigh University.  American Figure Drawing, 1976.

 

 

 

South Bend, IN.  Notre Dame University Art Gallery.  Women Artists, here and now, 1976.

 

 

 

Austin, TX.  Archer M. Huntington Gallery, the University of Texas Art Museum.  New in the Seventies, 1977.  Essay            by Fred Seabolt.

 

 

 

Philadelphia, PA.  The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.  The Last Three Years-A Selection of Recent     Acquisitions, 1978.  Essay by Frank Goodyear.

 

 

 

Brooklyn, NY.  The Brooklyn Museum.  Twenty-first National Print Exhibition, 1978.

 

 

 

Philadelphia, PA.  The Philadelphia Museum of Art.  Contemporary Drawings: Philadelphia II, 1978

 

 

 

Exhibition Catalogs – continued

 

 

 

Roslyn Harbor, NY.  Nassau County Museum of Fine Art.  Contemporary Naturalism, Works of the 70’s, 1980.  Essay            by Lawrence Alloway.

 

 

 

Tampa, FL.  SVC/Fine Arts Gallery – University of South Florida Art Galleries.  Realism and Metaphor, 1980.  Essays             by Margaret Miller, William L. Haney, and Sidney Tillim.

 

 

 

Sparkill, NY.  Thorpe Intermedia Gallery.  New York Realists 1980, 1980.  Essay by Linda Nochlin.

 

 

 

Philadelphia, PA.  Woodmere Art Gallery.  Pennsylvania Artistry; A Celebration, 1982.  Essay by Michael W. Schantz.

 

 

 

Greensboro, NC.  Weatherspoon Art Gallery.  Art on Paper since 1960, 1982.

 

 

 

New York, NY.  Alan Frumkin Gallery.  Self Portraits, 1982.

 

 

 

New York, NY.  Lehman Brothers, Kuhn, Loeb, Inc.  Art Collection, 1982.

 

 

 

Philadelphia, PA.  The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.  Perspectives on Contemporary American Realism,      Works of Art on Paper from the Collection of Jalane and Richard Davidson, 1982.  Essays by Jalane and     Richard Davidson and Frank H. Goodyear, JR.

 

 

 

Lewisburg, PA.  Center Gallery of Bucknell University.  Faces since the 50’s, A Generation of American Portraiture,      1983.  Essay by Joseph Jacobs.

 

 

 

Santa Barbara, CA.  University of California Art Museum.  A Heritage Renewed, Representational Drawing Today,       1983.  Essays by Phyllis Plous and Eileen Guggenheim.

 

 

 

Summit, NJ.  Summit Art Center.  American Realism 1930,s/1980,s: A Comparative Perspective, 1983.  Essay by Mary           Wickliffe.

 

 

 

Little Rock, AR.  The Arkansas Arts Center.  Twentieth Century American Drawings from the Arkansas Art Center     Foundation Collection, 1984.

 

 

 

Knoxville, TN.  University of Tennessee, Art and Architecture Gallery.  Invitational Drawing Exhibition, 1984.

 

 

 

New York, NY.  Sutton Gallery.  Subtleties, 1984.  Essay by Jeffrey Wechsler.

 

 

 

Evanston, IL.  Terra Museum of American Art.  Woman, 1984.  Essay by Linda Nochlin.

 

Exhibition Catalogs – continued

 

 

 

San Francisco, CA.  San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.  American Realism: Twentieth Century Drawings and         Watercolors from the Glenn C. Janss Collection, 1985.  Essay by Alvin Martin.

 

 

 

Yonkers, NY.  The Hudson River Museum.  Form or Formula, 1986.  Essay by Richard Carlson.

 

 

 

Philadelphia, PA.  Philadelphia Museum of Art.  Philadelphia Collects Art since 1940, 1986.  Essay by

 

            Mark Rosenthal.

 

 

 

New York, NY.  National Academy of Design.  Realism Today: American Drawings from the Rita Rich Collection,        1987.  Essay by John I. H. Baur.

 

 

 

Philadelphia, PA.  The National Sculpture Society.  The National Sculpture Society Celebrates the Figure, 1987.  Essays           by Suzanne G. Lindsay, William Homer, Jean Henry, and Henry Hope Reed, Jr.

 

 

 

Greenville, SC.  The Emrys Foundation and the Greenville County Museum of Art.  Just Like a Woman, 1988.  Essays

 

            by Keller Cushing Freeman and Aida K. Press.

 

 

 

Philadelphia, PA.  Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.  Searching out the Best: a Tribute to the Morris Gallery of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1988.  Edited by Jacolyn A. Mott.  Essays by Linda Bantel, Judith       Stein, and Peter Frank.

 

 

 

Little Rock, AR.  The Arkansas Arts Center.  The Face, 1988.  Essay by Townsend Wolfe.

 

 

 

Little Rock, AR.  The Arkansas Arts Center.  The Figure, 1989.  Essay by Townsend Wolfe.

 

 

 

Orlando, FL.  Orlando Museum of Art.  Exquisite Painting, 1991.  Essay by Gerrit Henry.

 

 

 

Stevens Point, WI.  Carlsten Art Gallery of the University of Wisconsin.  Drawing on the Figure, 1993. Essay by Stanley          I. Grand.

 

 

 

Santa Fe, NM.  Gerald Peters Gallery.  Still Life 1963-1993, 1993.  Essay by John Arthur.

 

 

 

San Francisco, CA.  Contemporary Realist Gallery.  Nothing Overlooked: Women Painting Still Life, 1995.  Essay by    Janet Marquardt-Cherry.

 

 

 

Saint Paul, MN.  3M Center.  Women in Print: Prints from 3M by Contemporary Women Printmakers, 1995.  Essay by           Charles Helsell.

 

Exhibition Catalogs – continued

 

 

 

West Palm Beach, FL. REAL(ist) WOMEN II, 1997.  Essay by Dorothy Keane White.

 

 

 

Ogunquit, ME. Ogunquit Museum of American Art. Realism in 20th Century American Painting, 1997.  Essay by           Michael Culver, Curator, OMAA.

 

 

 

Loretto, PA. Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art. Dramatic Realism: The New Baroque, 1997. Essay by Michael        Tomor.

 

 

 

Elmira, NY. Arnot Art Museum. Re-Presenting Representation, 1997. Essay by John D. O’Hern.

 

 

 

Laguna Beach, CA. Art Institute of Southern California. Indomitable Spirits, the Figure at the End of the Century, 1999.            Essay by Grady Harp.

 

 

 

 

 

Periodicals

 

 

 

Lubell, Ellen.  “In Praise of the Figure: The Paintings of Martha Mayer Erlebacher”.  Arts, October, 1978,  pp. 138-141.

 

 

 

Rosenthal, Deborah.  “Metaphor in Painting: the Struggle for a Tradition”.  Arts, June, 1978, pp. 136-141.

 

 

 

Cohen, Ronny.  “Drawing the Meticulous Realist Way”.  Drawing, March-April, 1982, pp. 121-125.

 

 

 

Cohen, Ronny.  “The Symbolist Renewal”. Drawing, September-October, 1984, pp. 49-54.

 

 

 

Thornton, Gene.  “Martha Mayer Erlebacher; Old Master Techniques Updated”.  American Artist,  January, 1985, pp. 42-46 (article and cover).

 

 

 

Cohen, Ronny.  “A Symbol in Some Way: New Paintings by Martha Mayer Erlebacher”.  Arts, February 1985, pp. 122-123.

 

 

 

Wilson, Janet.  “Body Work”.  Art news, May, 1985, pp. 90-96.

 

 

 

Cohen, Ronny.   “Cutting a New Figure”.  Town and Country, January, 1986, p. 164.

 

 

 

Pacini, Maria.  “Regional Reports: Philadelphia Project”.  Archives of American Art Journal, Vol. 31,

 

No. 2, 1991, pp. 36-37.

 

 

 

Periodicals – continued

 

 

 

The Editors.  “Martha Mayer Erlebacher: Renewed Vision”.  The World and I, November 1993, pp. 144-151.

 

 

 

Mathews-Berenson, Margaret. “Exercising the Eye: Two Collections of Contemporary Drawings”.

 

            American Artist Drawing, Fall, 2003, pp.109, 113.

 

 

 

Erlebacher, Martha Mayer.  “Art Transcends the Mundane”.  American Arts Quarterly, Sum/Aut, 1993, pp. 13-17.

 

 

 

Weingrod, Carmi.  “The Skeleton in Your Closet: Do You Know Your Anatomy?”  American Artist, April l995, pp. 10-            15.

 

 

 

Price, Linda S.  “Let There Be Light”.  Learning from Today’s Art Masters, June, 1996, pp. 50-53. (article and cover)

 

 

 

The William and Mary Review, Volume 34, 1996.  Paintings reproduced, pp. 2, 42, 119.

 

 

 

Willard, Christopher.  “Are You a Model Artist?”  American Artist, December 1996, pp. 18-23.

 

 

 

Limaye, Kanchan. “The New Radicals”. American Arts Quarterly, Spring, 1997, p. 16.

 

 

 

“Disquieting Beauty”. American Arts Quarterly, Winter, 1998, p.47.

 

 

 

New American Paintings. Number 21, 1999, pp. 40-43.

 

 

 

Leggio, Gail. “Martha Mayer Erlebacher”, American Arts Quarterly, Summer, 2002, pp. 46-47.

 

 

 

Costanza, Frank S. “Many Practices Make Perfect” American Artist Drawing, Fall 2004, pp. 64-79.

 

 

 

Periodicals – continued

 

 

 

Cooper, James F. “Martha Mayer Erlebacher”, American Arts Quarterly, Spring, 2005, pp. 58-59. (review and

 

            cover)

 

Selected Collections

 

 

 

Public

 

 

 

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT; Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH; Fort Wayne Museum, Fort Wayne, IN;  Ball State University Art Gallery, Muncie, IN;  American Telephone and Telegraph Company, Inc., Chicago, IL;  University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN;  Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL;  Pennsylvania State University, Palmer Museum of Art, University Park, PA;  Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI;  Library of Congress, Washington, DC;  Provident National Bank, Philadelphia, PA;  Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC;  Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA;  Albrecht Museum of Art, Saint Joseph, MO;  Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA;  University of Michigan Art Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI;  Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA;  The Brauer Museum of Art,Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN;  Federal Reserve Bank, New York, NY;  Amerada Hess;  Lehman Brothers, Kuhn, Loeb, New York, NY;  Kemper Art Collection, Chicago, IL;  New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ;  Chemical Bank, New York, NY;  Neuberger Museum, Purchase, NY; Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA: Wellington Management Company, Boston, MA;  Commerce Bancshares, Inc., Kansas City, MO; General Electric Corporation, NY, NY; Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA; Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC; Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI; The Four Seasons Hotel, Jackson Hole, WY: Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA: Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA

 

 

 

Private

 

 

 

Claude Bernard, Paris, France; Alan Stone, Purchase, NY; Marc Moyens, Washington, DC; Henry Hopkins, Fort Worth, TX; Glenn C. Janss, Boise, ID; Jalane and Richard Davidson, Chicago, IL; Joel Bernstein, Chicago, IL; Mr. and Mrs. Frank H. Goodyear, Jr., Norristown, PA; Howard Lazar, New York, NY; Roy Neuberger, New York, NY; Karl Nygren, Chicago, IL; Mr. and Mrs. James B. Straw, Philadelphia, PA; Theodore Stebbins, Boston, MA; Malcolm Holtzman, NYC; George Perutz, Dallas, TX; Mary Steenburgen, Los Angeles, CA;  Emilio Estevez, Malibu, CA;  T. Twigg-Smith, Honolulu, HI; Burt Reynolds, Palm Beach, FL; Dawn Bennett and Martin J. Davidson, New York, NY;  Mr. and Mrs. Abraham Bernstein, Philadelphia, PA;  Mr. and Mrs. Paul A. Erskine, Pasadena, CA;  Dr. and Mrs. William Markey, Chicago, IL;  Mr. and Mrs.   Michael Fields, Kansas City, MO;  Mr. and Mrs. Adam Emmerich, New York, NY;  Mr. Guido Goldman, MA;  Mr. and Mrs. Rick Segal, New York, NY;  Dr. and Mrs. Robert E. Carroll, New York, NY;  Mr. and Mrs. George Field, CA;  Mr. Marc Chaikin, New York, NY, Barry Berkus, Phoenix, AZ, Victoria Jackson and Bill Griffie, Los Angeles, CA and New York, NY; Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Sylk, Merion, PA; Dr. Carlo Croce, Columbus, OH

 

Selected Commissions

 

 

 

1976    Most Reverend Martin N. Lohmuller, D.D., Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia, PA

 

1978    Historical Portrait of Saint John Newmann, with donors, for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia,                               PA

 

1980    Most Reverend Joseph McShea, D.D., Bishop of Allentown, Allentown, PA

 

1981    Dr. Eric Walker, President Emeritus, Pennsylvania State University, University, Park, PA

 

            Dr. Mary DeWitt Pettit, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Emeritus of the Medical                                                           College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

 

1982    Mr. C. Wanton Balis, President, Balis and Company, Philadelphia, PA

 

1984    Dr. Hilary Kowprowski, Director, the Wistar Institute, Philadelphia, PA

 

            Dr. William W. Hagerty, President Emeritus, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

 

            Dr. and Mrs. William W. Hagerty, individual portraits commissioned by Drexel University,

 

                        Philadelphia, PA

 

1985    Lt. Benjamin Murray, the Ivy Club, Princeton, NJ

 

            Mr. M. Todd Cooke, Chairman, the Philadelphia Savings Fund Society, Philadelphia, Pa

 

            Dr. James A. Wolff. Professor of Pediatrics Emeritus in the College of Physicians and Surgeons                                        of Columbia University, New York, NY; Director of the Valerie Fund Children’s Center                                            for Cancer and Blood Disorders, Summit, NJ

 

1989    Drs. Hilary and Irena Koprowski, double portrait commissioned by the Koprowski family

 

            Six still life paintings commissioned by the AGI Art Group International for the Park Hyatt

 

                        Hotel, San Francisco, CA

 

1990    Dr. Willys Silvers, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

 

1993    Mr. C. Wanton Balis, President, Balis and Company, Philadelphia, PA (repainting of the original                                                 portrait destroyed in a fire)

 

1994    Dr. Allen Misher, President, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science, Philadelphia, PA

 

2000    Mr. James Bennett Straw, President, the Union League Club, Philadelphia, PA

 

            Mr. Jack Bershad, President Emeritus, Blank Rome Comisky & MacCauley, Philadelphia, PA

 

2001    Mother Katharine Drexel, posthumous portrait for the Saint Francis Home for Children,

 

                        Bensalem, PA

 

2002      Nicholas Rashford, SJ, President, St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA

 

2003      Rabbi Gary Gerson, Oak Park Temple, Oak Park, IL

 

2005    Dr. Hilary Kowprowski, Kimmel Cancer Center, Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

 

2006    Timothy Lannon, SJ, President, St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA

 

2012    Dr. Carlo Croce, Kimmel Cancer Center, Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

 

Miscellaneous

 

 

 

Guest Lecturer

 

 

 

1974    Yale University Graduate School of Art, New Haven, CT

 

1975    Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY

 

1976    Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, PA

 

1977    University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

 

1978    Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Elkins Park, PA

 

1979    Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

 

1982    Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN

 

1985    State University of New York, Plattsburgh, NY

 

            Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA

 

1986    Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

 

            Hunterdon Art Center, Clinton, NJ

 

1987    Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

 

1990    New York Academy of Art, NYC

 

1996    Art Institute of Southern California, Laguna Beach, CA

 

1997    Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA

 

            Classical America, Philadelphia, PA

 

2001    New York Academy of Art, NYC

 

Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA

 

James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA

 

2004      Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

 

2006    Iowa University, Iowa City, IA

 

 

 

 

 

Visiting Artist and Workshops

 

 

 

1979    University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, WI

 

1983    Texas Women’s University, Denton, TX

 

1986-7Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

 

1986    California State University Summer Arts Symposia, San Luis Obispo, CA

 

            Exxon Distinguished Visiting Scholar, College of Arts and Letters, University

 

                        of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN

 

1986-7University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

 

1987    California State University Summer Arts Symposia, San Luis Obispo, CA

 

            Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN

 

1988    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

 

1989    Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, MI

 

            California State University Summer Arts Symposia, Arcata, CA

 

1991    California State University Summer Arts Symposia, Arcata, CA

 

1992    Tulane University, New Orleans, LA    

 

1993    Graduate School of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

 

1993-4The Academy of Realist Art Painting Workshop, Santa Fe, NM

 

1997    Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, MI

 

1997    Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA

 

1998    The Academy of Realist Art Still Life Painting Workshop, Seattle, WA

 

Visiting Artist and Workshops – continued

 

 

 

1998    Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

 

1999    California State University Summer Arts, Fresno, CA

 

2004    Seattle Academy of Fine Art, Seattle, WA

 

2006    University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

 

2007    University of North Carolina, Wilmington, NC

 

 

 

 

 

Panelist

 

 

 

1978    Mid-western College Art Association, Detroit, MI

 

1982    College Art Association Convention, New York, NY

 

1986    La Napoule Art Foundation Symposium, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

 

1988    Realist Panel and Symposium, Boise Gallery of Art, Boise, IO

 

1992    “The Artist’s Responsibility and Freedom of Expression”, Sherry French Gallery, NYC

 

1993    “Patronage and Commissioned Art”, Newington Cropsey Foundation Symposium, NYC

 

            “Figural Philadelphia”, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA

 

2005    “The Figure in Contemporary Representational Painting”, Newington Cropsey Foundation Symposium,

 

The Dahesh Museum, New York, NY

 

2011    “The Role of Classical Life Drawing in 20th Century Pedagogy”, Art Students League, New York, NY

 

 

 

 

 

Juror

 

 

 

1979    18th Regional Exhibition, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

 

            Abington Art Center Annual, Jenkintown, PA

 

1984    New Jersey Statewide Bi-annual, Trenton, NJ

 

1985    Sixth International Exhibition of Artists with Physical Disabilities, Moss Rehabilitation

 

                        Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

 

1996    Paw Paw Art Association First Annual Exhibit, Paw Paw, MI

 

1998    TEXAS NATIONAL 98, Steven F. Austin State U., Nacogdoches, TX

 

1998-99           Regional Art Exhibition, Elmira, NY

 

 

 

 

 

Curator

 

 

 

2005    Academy, Anatomy, Academy, Anatomical Studies from the New York Academy of Art at the

 

                        New York Academy of Sciences, New York, NY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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