Grace Knowlton

Painter | Sculptor | Photographer

Lives and works in Rockland County, New York

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Education | Bibliography | Solo Exhibitions | Group Exhibitions | Grants, Awards, Residencies
Public Installations | Permanent Collections

Bachelor of Art in Art, Smith College, Northampton, MA
Master of Arts in Art and Education, Columbia University Teachers College, New York
  "A Burst of Art and Color." Architectural Digest (Mar. 1977).
  American Art in the Newark Museum. Newark, NJ: Newark Museum, 1981.
  Artists Choose Artists. New York: Socrates Sculpture Park, 1988.
  A Natural Order - The Experience of Landscape in Contemporary Sculpture. Yonkers, NY:
The Hudson River Museum, 1990.
  Anderson Brown, Carol. "Grace Knowlton." Arts Magazine (Jan. 1985).
  Barrie, Brooke. Contemporary Outdoor Sculpture (1999).
  Blum, June. Women's Art: Miles Apart. New York: Aaron Berman Gallery, 1982.
  Brenson, Michael. "City as Sculpture Garden: Seeing the New and Daring.' 7he New York Times (17 Jul. 1987).
  Burstyn, Ellen. Balls of Grace. 20 min. 1988. Film.
  Busa, Christopher and Jack Lenn Larsen. "Nature to Advantage Dressed." Garden Design (Jan./Feb. 1991).
  Chatfield-Taylor, Adele. Grace Knowlton. 20 min. 1975. Film.
  Chesterwood. Stockbridge, MA: Daniel Chester French Sculpture Park, 1993.
  Collischan Van Wagner, Judy. "Grace Knowlton, Bill Bace Gallery, New York." Sculpture (Jan./Feb. 1990).
  Collischan Van Wagner, Judy. Lines of Vision, Drawings by Contemporary Women. New
York: Hudson Hills Press, 1989.
  Collischan Van Wagner, Judy. Grace Knowlton. Brookville, NY: Hillwood Art Gallery, Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus, 1987.
  Collischan Van Wagner, Judy. "Grace Knowlton's Secret Spaces.' Arts Magazine (Apr. 1986).
  Cotter, Holland. "Snug Harbor Cultural Center.' The New York Times (18 Aug. 1995).
  Cross, Jennifer. Objects / Figures. Four Sculptors: Ronald Gonzalez, Nene Humphrey, Grace
Knowlton, Debra Weisberg. East Hampton, NY: East Hampton Center for Contemporary Art, 1989.
  "Departures: Photography 1923-1990; Moore College of Art and Design." Art Matters (Oct. 1992): 3.
  Ebony, David. 'Grace Knowlton at M-13.' Art in America (Nov. 1992).
  Elkins, Lee. Installation at City Hall and Studio Visit. 45 min. 1987. Video.
  "Fearless Gardening, Jack Lenor Larsen." House Beautiful (May 1995): 116-120.
  Gallagher, Mara. "Hit of the Week: The Great Art-doors.' Philadelphia Daily News'(27 Jul. 1990).
  Glueck, Grace. The New York Times (11 Jan. 1985).
  Goodman, Jonathan. Art In America (Jul. 1998): 97.
  Goodman, Jonathan. "A Sculptor's Place: The Studio of Grace Knowlton." Sculpture Magazine (Jan. - Feb. 1999): 25-29.
  "Grace Knowlton's Art." The Journal News Rockland County, NY (Sep. 1986).
  Grace Knowlton, Layers and Traces. Northampton, MA: Smith College Museum of Art, 1992.
  "Grace Knowlton, M-13." The New Yorker (16 May 1994).
  Johnson, Ken. "Grace Knowlton at Bill Bace.' Art in America (Jan. 1990).
  Knowlton, Grace. "The Importance and/or Meaning of Drawing in My Work." Drawing 4 (Spring 1997): 108.
  Kuebler, Joanne, ed. Art Students League of NY, '98-'99. New York: The Art Students
League of New York, 1998.
  Larsen, Jack Lenor. Sculpture Garden 30 min. 1993. Video. Easthampton, NY: Longhouse
  Linea, Journal of the Art Students League of NY, vol. 4, #2 ìA Personal History. 2000
  Liotta, Christine. "A Natural Order." Sculpture (Sep./Oct. 1991).
  M., N. 'Black and White, M-13." Art News (Jun. 1992).
  Matilsky, Barbara. The Expressionist Surface - Contemporary Art in Plaster. New York: The Queens Museum, 1990.
  Moyer, Roy. "The Figure Drawings of Grace Knowlton.' Drawing 4 (Spring 1997): 107.
  Myers, Adele 0. P., and David Weinrib. Ae Art of Rockland and Orange. Arden, NY:
O.C.H.S. Clove Furnace Historic Site, 1986.
  Naef, Weston. The Gallery of World Photography, New Directions. Tokyo: Sheisha Publishing Co., Ltd., 1984.
  Naef, Weston. Adobe Portfolio. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Department of
Prints and Photographs, 1983.
  Naef, Weston. Counterparts, Form and Emotion in Photographs. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1982.
  Nahas, Dominique. "Grace Knowlton, Painting and Sculpture, Hirschl and Adler Modem."
Review (11 Jan. 1997): 18.
  Naito, Tstinekata. Process: Architecture,- Wolfgang Oehmo and James van Sweden - New
World Landscapes. Tokyo: Process Architecture Co., Ltd., 1996
  'Nef Garden." Landscape Architecture (Aug. 1998).
  Persephone, vol. 5, #1
  Public Art Program. New York: Hillwood Art Gallery, Long Island University, 1985.
  Schwabsky, Barry. "Forces From the Soul of a Dyed-in-the-Wool (Or Is It Fake Fur?)
Romantic." The New York Times (29 Mar. 1998).
  Sculpture at Storm King. Mountainville, NY: Storm King Art Center, 1980.
  Sheehan, Joe. "Three Diverse Artists in One Exhibit.' The Journal News Rockland County.
NY (12 Oct. 1989).
  Slesin, Suzanne. The New York Times (30 May 1991).
  Slivka, Rose. "From the Studio." East Hampton Star (14 Sep. 1989).
  Slivka, Rose. Grace Knowlton at Twining.' Art in America (Jun. 1985).
  Smith, Roberta. The New York Times (24 Apr. 1992).
  "Smith Voices." Select Works by Smith College Alumni (Apr. 1999)
  Steel, Virginia. Camden Sculpture, 1978. Camden, NJ: Rutgers University, 1978. The Print Collector's Newsletter 14, no. 3 (Jul./Aug. 1983).
  Strand, Mark. "People Are Talking About ... Amazing Greys." Vogue (Nov. 1984).
  Three Dimensions, Women Sculptors of the 90's. Staten Island, NY: Snug Harbor Cultural Center, 1995.
  "Three Spheres, Grace Knowlton." 30 min. 1989. Video. Denver, CO: Museum of Outdoor Arts.
  Tunis, Roslyn. Ancient Inspirations, Contemporary Interpretations. Binghamton, NY:
Robertson Center for Arts and Sciences, 1982.
  Upshaw, Reagan. @ Grace Knowlton at Hirschl and Adler Modem." Art in America
(Feb. 1996): 88.
  Vermont Studio Center Catalog #2, 2000
  Watney, Simon. Departures: Photography 1924-1989. New York: Hirschl and Adler Modern, 1989.
  "What the Hell are These Things?" The Sophie Smith College, Northampton, MA (I Apr. 1992): 9.
  Yankow, Edmund. Departures Photography 1923-1990. New York: Independent Curator's
Incorporated, 1991.
  Yarrow, Andrew L. "A Time for Discoveries: What's New in New York." 7he New York Times (8 Sep. 1989).
  Zimmer, William. "Grace Knowlton's Sculpture at Katonah Museum." The New York Times
(2 Jan. 1994).
  Zimmer, William. "A Blue Hill Cultural Center.' The New York Times (17 Dec. 1989).
  Zimmer, William ìSummerSplendors Outside the City," The New York Times (14 Aug. 1987).
Solo Exhibitions
2002 Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, S.U.N.Y., Purchase, N.Y., Grace Knowlton: A Two-part Exhibition, May 26-August 18

Rosenberg + Kaufman Fine Art, Grace Knowlton: Photography and Work on Paper, New York Digital Photographs - January 16, 200 - February 16, 2002

The Century Association, New York
Hirschl and Adler Modern, New York
Hirschl and Adler Modern, New York
M-13 Gallery, New York
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
2002 Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston, Maine
2001 Collaborative Concepts, Beacon, New York
  Sugar Hill Art Center, New York, NY
2000 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.
1999 The Century Association, N.Y.C.
1998 Sculptors Draw, Rosenberg and Kaufman Fine Art, New York
  Hands, Workspace, New York
  Masterworks by Instructors, The Art Students league of New York
  Elena Zang Gallery, Woodstock, NY
  Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ
1997 M-13 Gallery, New York
1996 Anderson Gallery, Buffalo, NY
1995 Laurence Miller Gallery, NY
  Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY
  Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clifton, NJ
  Chesterwood, Stockbridge, MA
  The Century Association, NY
1994 Boston College Museum of Art, Chestnut Hill, MA
  Washington Art Association, Washington, CT
1993 Snug Harbor Cultural Center.
  Parsons School of Art, NY
  Chesterwood, Stockbridge, MA
1992 YMCA, NY
1991 M-13 Gallery, NY
1990 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
1989 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
1988 Twining Gallery, NY
  Fergus-Jean and Associates, Columbus, OH
  Marianne Deson Gallery, Chicago
1987 International Center for Photography, NY
1986 Aldrich Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT
1983 Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
  San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
  Dallas Museum of Modern Art
1982 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
1980 O.I.A. Wards Island, NY
1978 Rutgers University, Camden, NJ
  Webb and Parsons Gallery, Bedford, NY
1977 Bonino Gallery, NY
1972 Spectrum Gallery, NY
1969 Henri Gallery, Washington, DC
Grants | Awards | Residencies
1996 Riverhouse Editions, Steamboat Springs, CO
  Instructor, The Art Students League, NY
1997 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson VT
1996 Northern Engraving Corp., LaCrosse, WI
1989 EHCCA, Outdoors Installation Project Grant
1987 Public Arts Fund Inc.
Public Installations
2000 Pratt Sculpture Park, Brooklyn NY
1999 Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
1996 Blue Hill Industrial Park, Rockland County,NY
  Franconia Sculpture Park, Minneapolis, MN
1993-5 Longhouse, Easthampton, NY
1989 East Hampton Center for Contemporary Art, NY
1987-8 C.W. Post Campus, Long Island University, Brookville, NY
1987 City Hall Park, NY
  Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY
1986 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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