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BARD COLLEGE STUDIO ARTS FACULTY PRESENT "FACULTY EXHIBITION 2000" FROM FEBRUARY 2 TO 23 AT BARD’S FISHER STUDIO ARTS BUILDING An opening reception will be held on Wednesday, February 2

Emily Darrow
914-758-7512
darrow@bard.edu
01-26-2000

ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y.—The Studio Arts faculty at Bard College present "Faculty Exhibition 2000" from Wednesday, February 2, to Wednesday, February 23. The opening reception for the exhibition, held at the Fisher Studio Arts Building at Bard College, will be on Wednesday, February 2, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public.

The exhibition features the works of seventeen faculty members in Bard’s Studio Arts Program: Laura Battle, Gary Bower, Pier Consagra, Alan Cote, Kenji Fujita, Arthur Gibbons, Bernard Greenwald, Eric Holzman, Medrie MacPhee, Elizabeth Murray, Judy Pfaff, Amy Sillman, Ed Smith, Hap Tivey, William Tucker, Juana Valdez, and Tom Wolf.

Selected Biographies:

Laura Battle, associate professor of studio arts, has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Massachusetts Council on the Arts; a MacDowell Colony residency; and a Fulbright scholarship. Recent exhibitions include the Albany Center Gallery; Bienale, Ecuadore; "Assistants in Instruction," Yale University; and "New England Women Artists," Northeastern University.

Alan Cote, professor of studio arts, has had twenty-one solo exhibitions since 1970, including at the Washburn Gallery, Damon Brandt, Cunningham Ward, and Reese Palley in New York; Jared Sable Gallery and Dunkelman Gallery in Toronto; and Galerie Rickie in Cologne, Germany. His work is in the permanent collections of the Guggenheim Museum, Museum of Modern Art, and Whitney Museum of American Art in New York; Phoenix Museum of Fine Arts; and Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, among other institutions. He is the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and National Endowment for the Arts.

Kenji Fujita has had solo exhibitions at Jean Bernier, Athens; Cable Gallery and Luhring Augustine, New York; Schmidt/Markow Gallery, St. Louis, and Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles. His work has been selected for group shows including exhibitions at the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art; Brooklyn Museum of Art, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio; and Venice Biennale. He is the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts, and Pollock-Krasner Foundation. He is also on the faculty of the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College.

Arthur Gibbons is director of the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College and associate professor of studio arts in the undergraduate program. He has exhibited in New York galleries since 1975. His metal sculptures have been reviewed in the New York Times, Village Voice, ARTNews, Arts, and International Sculpture. Group shows include exhibitions at Guild Hall, East Hampton, New York; Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, New York; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond; Hara Museum, Tokyo; and Israel Museum, Jerusalem. His works are in the permanent collections of the Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo; Denver Art Museum; Chase Manhattan Bank; Prudential Insurance Company of America; and Case Western Reserve University. His awards include a Reynolds Metals Company Commission and a fellowship from the Edward Albee Foundation.

Bernard Greenwald, professor of studio arts, has had solo exhibitions at the Jon Taner Gallery; Worcester (Massachusetts) Museum; and Diane Brown Gallery, Washington, D.C., among others. His group shows include Twenty-fifth National Exhibition of Prints, Brooklyn Museum of Art. His works are in the permanent collections of the Library of Congress; Rosenwald Collection; Yale Art Gallery; National Gallery of Art; Philadelphia Museum of Art; and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, among others.

Eric Holzman, visiting assistant professor of studio arts, has had solo exhibitions at the Mercury Gallery, Boston; and Jason McCoy, Gallery Three Zero, and Prince Street Gallery, New York, among others. His group shows include Rice Pollack Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts; and Nicholas Davies and Company, Fredrich Cantor Gallery, and K & E Gallery, New York. He has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and National Endowment for the Arts.

Medrie MacPhee, associate professor of studio arts, has had solo exhibitions at Paolo Baldacci Gallery, New York; Art and Living Gallery, Seigen, Germany; and Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto. Her group exhibitions include the Rebecca Cooper Gallery, Foster Goldstrom Gallery, and Borgenicht Gallery, New York; Linda Genereux Gallery, Toronto; Musei Civici, Leece Italy; and MiART, Milan, Italy. The Paris Review, Art in America, ARTNews, Canadian Art, Now, and Art in America have reviewed her work.

Elizabeth Murray, visiting professor of studio arts, received a MacArthur fellowship last year. She has had recent solo exhibitions at PaceWildenstein, New York and Los Angeles; Virginia Commonwealth University Anderson Gallery; Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston; Baldwin Gallery, Aspen; Richard Feigen Gallery, Chicago; and Locks Gallery, Philadelphia. Her works are in the permanent collections of the Art Institute of Chicago; Baltimore Museum of Art; Brooklyn Museum of Art; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, and National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C; Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Guggenheim Museum, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Philadelphia Museum of Art; and Walker Art Center, Minneapolis.

Judy Pfaff, Richard B. Fisher Professor in the Arts, has had numerous solo exhibitions and group shows in major galleries and museums in the United States and abroad. Commissions include Pennsylvania Convention Center Public Arts Projects, Philadelphia; large-scale site-specific sculpture, GTE Corporation, Irvington, Texas; vernacular abstraction, Wacoal, Tokyo, Japan; and set design, Brooklyn Academy of Music. Her work is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art and Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo; Brooklyn Museum of Art; and Detroit Institute of Art, among others. She has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and National Endowment for the Arts.

Amy Sillman, Milton Avery Professor in the Arts, has had solo exhibitions at Casey Kaplan and Lipton Owens Company, New York; and in India at Kanoria Centre for Art. Numerous group exhibitions include the Brooklyn Museum of Art, New Museum of Contemporary Art, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art and Santa Monica Museum. She is a recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and Pollock-Krasner Foundation and grants from the New York Foundation for the Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts. She is also on the faculty of the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College.

Ed Smith, professor of studio arts, has had numerous solo and group exhibitions, including Queens Museum, Dartmouth College, Schenectady Museum, and Hollywood Art and Culture Center. His work is in public and private collections, including those of the Hood Museum, Fine Arts Museum of Long Island, Columbia University, and Pratt University. He has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and New York State Council on the Arts and a teaching award from the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts.

William Tucker, Legrand Ramsey Professor in Sculpture, has had numerous solo and group exhibitions worldwide. His work is in the permanent collections of the British Museum, Contemporary Art Society, Tate Gallery, and Victoria and Albert Museum, London; Guggenheim Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Museum of Modern Art, New York; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.; and Walker Art Center, Minneapolis. He has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and National Endowment for the Arts, a Sculpture Center Award for Distinction in Sculpture; and the Rodin-Moore Memorial Prize, Second Fujisankei Biennial, Japan.

Tom Wolf, professor of art history, has exhibited paintings at Artist’s Space; Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art; Koslow Gallery, Los Angeles; Art Gallery of Western Australia; and Trans Hudson Gallery, among others. He curated "Dutch Scripture Paintings," "Konrad Cramer," and "Yasuo Kuniyoshi: Painter/Photographer." His publications include articles in Marsyas, L.A. Institute of Contemporary Art Journal, "The War Years" in Yasuo Kuniyoshi, "Historical Survey" in Woodstock’s Art Heritage, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi’s Women.

For further information about the exhibition, call 914-758-7674.

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