Nancy Grimes                                                                           


 


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS


2017"  "Bette Noir", group exhibition curated by Mario Naves, Five Myles


           Gallery, Brooklyn, NY


2016:  "Beautiful Object: Upsetting Still Life" curated by Patrick Neal


            Jeffrey Leder Gallery, LIC, NY


2016:  Group Show, Opus Project Space, NY, NY


2015:  "Interior Conversations", group exhibition, Van der Plas Gallery,


           NY, NY


2015:  "Dogs and Cats", group exhibition, Mark Miller Gallery, NY,NY


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)




2019:  Panelist; "Narrative Painting" moderated by Catherine Redmond,


          Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY


2017:  Panelist:  "Bette Noire", a conversation among several artists 


          in the exhibition curated by moderator, Mario Naves, Five Myles 


         Gallery, Brooklyn, NY


2016:  Curated "Dogs and Cats", a group exhibition at Mark Miller 


          Gallery, NY,NY


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