Grace Knowlton  

Adobe Series


Silver gelatin print

Image 13 1/4" x 10 1/4"; Overall: 23 1/4" x 19 1/2"

Post 2


Photographic print

Image 9" x 11"; Overall: 15 3/4" x 18 5/8"


Iron Ball


Styrofoam, iron paint

18" Diamete

Broken and Mended



8" Diameter

Broken and Mended



8" Diameter

Broken and Mended



8" Diameter

Broken and Mended



8" Diameter

1954 BA Art, Smith College, Northampton MA
1982 Master of Arts in Art and Education, Columbia University Teachers College, NY

Lesly Heller Workspace, NYC

Marina Gallery, Cold Springs, NY

Lesley Heller Gallery, In the Garden, New York, NY
Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River, NY

Lesley Heller Gallery, New York, NY
Garrison Arts Center, Garrison, NY

Pearl Gallery, Stoneridge, NY
Garrison Art Center, Garrison, NY
Carl Van Brunt, Beacon, NY

2009 The Gallery in the Park,Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, NY

2007 Car Van Brunt Gallery, Beacon, NY

2006 Whirlwind Gallery, NY NY

2005 Imaging Art, Tappan, NY

2004 John Davis Gallery, NY NY

2003 Collaborative Concepts, Beacon, NY

Rosenberg + Kaufman Fine Art-Photography and Work on Paper, New York

Digital Photographs January 16, 2001-February 16, 2002.

1999 The Century Association, New York

1997 Hirschl and Adler Modern, New York

1995 Hirschl and Adler Modern, New York

1994 M-13 Gallery, New York 1993 Katonah Museum, Katonah, NY

1992 M-13 Gallery, New York Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA

1991 Bill Bace Gallery, New York Witkin Gallery, New York Center for Creative Photography, Tuscon, AZ

1989 Bill Bace Gallery, New York Witkin Gallery, New York Hopper House, Nyack, NY

1987 Hillwood Gallery, Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus, Brookville, NY

1986 Twining Gallery, New York Witkin Gallery, New York

1984 Twining Gallery, New York Gallery 291, Atlanta, GA Susan Harder Gallery, New York 1983 Susan Harder Gallery, New York

1981 Books and Company, New York Aaron Berman Gallery, New York

1979 Parsons-Dreyfuss Gallery, New York

1977 Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY Rockefeller Arts Center, State University, NY

1974 Razor Gallery, New York Todorof Gallery, Buffalo, NY

1973 Henri Gallery, Washington, DC 1971 Spectrum Gallery, New York

Group Exhibitions

Century Association, NY NY

Heidi Cho Gallery, NY NY

Sugar Hill Art Center, New York, NY

Soho Photo Gallery Neuberger Museum, Purchase, N.Y.
Davis & Hall, Hudson, N.Y.
Kate Ganz Gallery, N.Y.C
Art Students League, N.Y.C.
Rockland Center for the Arts, Nyack, N.Y.

The Century Association, N.Y.C.

Sculptors Draw,
Rosenberg and Kaufman Fine Art, New York
Workspace, New York
Masterworks by Instructors,
The Art Students league of New York
Elena Zang Gallery, Woodstock, NY
Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ

M-13 Gallery, New York

Anderson Gallery, Buffalo, NY

Laurence Miller Gallery, NY
Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY
Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clifton, NJ
Chesterwood, Stockbridge, MA
The Century Association, NY

Boston College Museum of Art, Chestnut Hill, MA
Washington Art Association, Washington, CT

Snug Harbor Cultural Center. Parsons School of Art, NY
Chesterwood, Stockbridge, MA


M-13 Gallery, NY

Baruch College, NY
The Queens Museum, Flushing, NY
The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY
The Century Club,NY
Sculpture Outdoors, Philadelphia, PA
Henri Gallery,Washington, DC
Independent Curators Incorporated, NY

Hirschl and Adler Modern, NY
Blue Hill Cultural Center, Pearl River, NY
14 Sculptors, NY Blum Helman Warehouse, NY
Hillwood Gallery, Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus, Brookville, NY

Twining Gallery, NY
Fergus-Jean and Associates, Columbus, OH
Marianne Deson Gallery, Chicago

International Center for Photography, NY

Aldrich Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Dallas Museum of Modern Art

Roberson Center for the Arts, Binghamton, NY
Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY
Parsons-Dreyfuss Gallery, NY
Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
Harvard University School of Design, Cambridge, MA

O.I.A. Wards Island, NY

Rutgers University, Camden, NJ
Webb and Parsons Gallery, Bedford, NY

Bonino Gallery, NY

Spectrum Gallery, NY

Henri Gallery, Washington, DC

Grants | Awards | Residencies

Riverhouse Editions, Steamboat Springs, CO
Instructor, The Art Students League, NY

Vermont Studio Center, Johnson VT

Northern Engraving Corp., LaCrosse, WI

EHCCA, Outdoors Installation Project Grant

Public Arts Fund Inc.

Public Installations

Pratt Sculpture Park, Brooklyn NY

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

Blue Hill Industrial Park, Rockland County,NY
Franconia Sculpture Park, Minneapolis, MN

Longhouse, Easthampton, NY

East Hampton Center for Contemporary Art, NY

C.W. Post Campus, Long Island University, Brookville, NY

City Hall Park, NY Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY

Stamford Art Museum, CT

Permanent Collections

Art Omi, Field Sculpture Park, Chatham, NY
Bates College, Lewiston, ME
Bergen Museum of Art and Science, NJ
Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Jacksonville Art Museum, FL
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Mobil Corporation, Washington, DC
Mt. Holyoke College Museum, MA
Newark Museum Northern Engraving Corp., Lacrosse, WI
Roberson Center for the Arts, Binghamton, NY
Smith College Museum, Northampton, MA
Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, NY
The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
The Museum of Outdoors Art, Denver, CO
The Prudential Insurance Company of America, New York
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut





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