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Lorraine Shemesh

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Biography

EDUCATION:

Tyler School of Art - M.F.A. Painting, 1973

Boston University - B.F.A., Magna Cum Laude, Painting, 1971

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

Maryland Institute College of Art - Visiting Critic - 2009

Amherst College - Assistant Professor of Fine Arts - 1980-81

Rhode Island School of Design - Assistant Professor of Fine Arts - 1973-80

 

SOLO SHOWS:

Allan Stone Gallery - New York City, NY - 2/09, 5/04, 5/00, 5/95, 4/91, 3/88, 6/85, 12/83

Butler Institute of American Art - Youngstown, Ohio - 2/06

Alpha Gallery - Boston, Massachusetts - 12/78

Rhode Island School of Design - Providence, Rhode Island - 1/76

 

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS:

National Academy of Design Museum - New York, NY - 1/12, 7/09, 4/09, 5/07, 2/06, 5/02

Art Basel Miami Beach - 12/10, 12/09, 12/08, 12/07, 12/06

Sotheby's - New York City, New York – 9/11, 4/93

Frye Art Museum - Seattle, Washington - 6/02 - 9/02

Musée de Carouge - Carouge, Switzerland - 10/99 -12/99

Tryon Center for Visual Arts - Charlotte, NC - 9/99 - 12/99

Arnot Art Museum - Elmira, New York - 9/95

Museum of the City of New York - New York - 6/95-12/95, 10/83-4/84

American Broadcasting Corporation - New York City, New York - 5/90

Bronx Museum of the Arts - Bronx, New York - 6/88

Akron Art Museum - Akron, Ohio - 5/87

Duke University Museum of Art - Durham, North Carolina - 4/87

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - San Francisco, California - 11/85

Mead Art Museum - Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts - 2/81

DeCordova Museum - Lincoln, Massachusetts - 10/79

Museum of the Rhode Island School of Design - Providence, RI - 2/81, 2/77

Institute of Contemporary Art - Boston, Massachusetts - 6/77

 

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:

Butler Institute of American Art - Youngstown, Ohio

National Academy of Design Museum - New York, NY

Boise Art Museum - Boise, Idaho

DeCordova Museum - Lincoln, Massachusetts

Museum of the City of New York - New York City, New York

Museum of the Rhode Island School of Design - Providence, Rhode Island

American Telephone and Telegraph - Chicago, Illinois

Morgan Stanley - New York City, New York

Montgomery Securities - San Francisco, California

Novartis Corporation - Basel, Switzerland

 

SELECTED AWARDS:

National Academy of Design - Elected for Membership – 2005

Watershed Grant - 2005, 2000

NEA/MAAF Regional Fellowships: Painting Finalist - 1996

Distinguished Alumni Award, Visual Arts, Boston University - 1992

Yaddo Fellowship - 1981

Rhode Island State Council for the Arts Grant: Painting - 1979

Fellowship in Painting - Tyler School of Art – 1972

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

The New York Times - 2/2009, 2/2007, 1/2007, 4/2004, 5/2000, 8/1995

The New Yorker - 8/2011, 5/2000, 5/1995

Art in America - 11/2009, 1/2007, 12/2000, 12/1995, 9/1988

Drawing: Space, Form, and Expression - Fourth Edition, Prentice Hall, 2012

Art & Auction - 6/2000

Harper's Magazine - 7/1995

A Guide to Drawing - Fourth Edition, Holt, Rinehaart, and Winston, 1988

American Realism - 20th Century Drawings - Harry N. Abrams, 1986