Gerry Griffin

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Gerry Griffin is from Chicago Il where he received a BFA & MFA in Sculpture and Graphics from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His professional experiences and accomplishments as a Sculptor, Printmaker, and Photographer are extensive with numerous group and one-person exhibits at national and international sites. He has been awarded Four New Jersey State Fellowships, Four MacDowell Fellowships, Two Yaddo Fellowships, Four Edward Albee Residency Fellowships, A New Jersey Center For Innovative Print Fellowship award, a Kohler Arts Residency Fellowship, and other art awards. His art works are in the collections of The Art Institute of Chicago, Kohler Art Center WI, Best Company VA, The New Jersey State Museum, Morris Museum, Newark Museum, Rutgers U, Newark Public Library, and Noyes State Museum of NJ. He has had an extensive academic career teaching computer graphics, drawing, and sculpture at New York Institute of Technology, Parsons, SUNY, Pratt, Rutgers, and OWU New York Arts Program. Currently he is a full time artist with a studio in Clearwater Florida and New Jersey.

Selection of Group Exhibitions:

2008             “Timeless Drawings", Morris Museum, Morristown NJ

2005            "New Jersey Artist Craftsman" , Newark Museum, Newark NJ

2003/2005     "100 Artist Prints", Ten State National Traveling Exhibition

2004             " Art of Containment", Hunterdon Art Museum, Hunterdon, NJ

2000              Yaddo l Exhibition. NY, NY

1999            Computer to Ink, Digital Graphics. Parsons Gallery and Traveling Exhibit.

1996            Alphabet Show, Van Dam Gallery, NYC

1995            Return to Exquisite Corpus, Drawing Center, NYC

1994            Tri- State Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Quietude Gallery, NJ

1993            Print Awards, Rutgers University Art Gallery, NJ

1992            Art Initiatives Invitational,  NYC

1991            New Jersey Arts Annual, Morristown Museum, NJ

1990            Fellowship Awards Exhibit, Center for Contemporary Art, Summit, NJ

1990            Parsons Faculty Exhibition, Parsons Gallery, NYC

1989            Dross to Art, Islip Museum, NY

1987            N.J.S.C.A. Fellowship Exhibition, Morris Museum, NJ

1986            Black and White, NYC Cultural Center

1985            Comet is Coming, Bard College, NY

1984            Ways of Wood, Installation, Queens College, NYC

1983            Newcastle Salutes New York, Polytechnic Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

1983            Sculpture as Ornament, Sculpture Center Gallery, NYC

1983            A.I.R. Gallery Invitational, NYC

1983            Bridge Sculpture Competition, Pratt Inst. Gallery, NYC

1983            Sculptors Drawings, Valencia College, Fl. and NYC

1983            Sculpture at Greene Space, O.I.A., NYC

1982            Paper Works, Westport, CT

1982            Gowanus Monumental Sculpture Exhibition, Brooklyn

1982            New American Drawings, Drawing Center, NYC

1981            Selections 13, Drawing Center, NYC

1981            Invitational, 55 Mercer Gallery, NYC

1981            New Work, Studio Gallery, Washington, DC

1981            Small Works, New York University Gallery, NYC

1980            Rituals, Citicorp Center, NYC

1980            Maquettes and Models, Frank Marino Gallery, NYC

1980            Eight from New York, Eight Wood Sculptors, Lowe Gallery, Syracuse University, NY

1979            New Talents, Henri Gallery, Washington, DC

1979            Drawings by Sculptors, Lubin House, NYC

1979            Wall Works, Alternate Museum, NYC

1978            Post Card Size Artworks, Art Fair of Alternate Spaces, Italy, and PS1, NYC

1978            Outdoor Sculpture Invitational, Battery Park,  NYC

1978            Constructs, O.I.A. Invitational, NYC

1978            Personal Vision, Bronx Museum, NYC

1977            Art in Public Spaces, 26 Federal Plazas, NYC

1977            Federal Court House Show, O.I.A. Group, NYC

1977            Reflections 1977, Aldrich Museum of Art, CT

1976            New Talent, Allan Stone Gallery, NYC

1975            UNIS Gallery, Sculpture, United Nations, NYC

1971            3-person Sculpture Show, 100 Acres Gallery, NYC

1969            Adele Rosenberg Gallery, Chicago, IL

1968            Chicago Invitational Monumental Sculpture Show, PAC Gallery IL

1968            Chicago Invitational Art Show, Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1967            Illinois Institute of Technology Gallery, Chicago artists, IL

1966            Phalanx 3, De Paul University, Chicago, IL

1965            Red-White-Blue, Kendall College, Evanston, IL

One Person Exhibitions:

2006 George Gerry Griffin Drawings, Mulberry Street Gallery , NYC

2001 Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware OH.

1991    Sculpture Center Gallery, NY

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