Alison Weld

Westport, NY, Jersey City, NJ

www.alisonweld.com

agweld13@gmail.com

(518) 962-8960

Solo Exhibitions

2019        Alison Weld, University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor, ME

2018        Alison Weld: Inner Essentials, New City Galerie, Burlington, VT

2018        Alison Weld: Light Field, Project space, Big Town Gallery, Rochester, VT

2016                Alison Weld: Tonal Variation, Anita Shapolsky Art Foundation, Jim Thorpe, PA

reviewed by Ron Morosan, "Tonal Variations," Arteidolia, July, 2016

22 page catalogue, Alison Weld: Tonal Variation

2014                The Visual Diaries of Alison Gordon Weld, Radford University Art Museum,

Radford, VA

2013                Alison Weld: Geology of the Soul, 2010-2013, a forty work installation and

sound environment in The Rumble Room during Right Here, Right Now, Paul Robeson Gallery, Rutgers, the State University of NJ, Newark

2011                Alison Weld: Striations and Silent Diaries, Atea Ring Gallery, Westport, NY

Reviewed by Robin Caudell, "Artist Utilizes Fossil Work as Inspiration for

Retrospective,@ Press Republican, Plattsburgh, NY, 9/15/2011

6 page exhibition brochure, Alison Weld: The Gesso Boards, text by Leslie Luebbers, "Art as Biology" prepared for Atea Ring Gallery; Westport, NY; Powers Hall Art Gallery, University of Maine, Machias, ME; Brick Gallery of Roland Gibson Gallery, State University of New York at Potsdam

2011                Alison Weld: A Necessary Convergence, Powers Hall Gallery, University of

Maine at Machias

2011                Alison Weld, the Gesso Boards, Brick Gallery, Roland Gibson Gallery,

 SUNY at Potsdam, NY, (one of three solo shows: Three Women, Amy Greenan, Tina La Mour, Alison Weld)

 

2010                Alison Weld: Art is My Natural World, 1980B 2009, Art Museum of the University of Memphis, Memphis, TN

Curated by Leslie Luebbers

Reviewed by Bill Ellis, "Abstract Works: Thoughtful, Spontaneous," The

Commercial Appeal, Memphis, TN, 3/19/2010

On-line exhibition catalogue, Leslie Luebbers, Ph.D., "I am Nature, She Said':

 Alison Weld, Art is My Natural World, 1980-2009,

http://www.memphis.edu/amum/exhibitions/aweldcatalog_corrected.pdf

2008                The Tenacious Gesture of Alison Weld, Main gallery of Paul Robeson Gallery,

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, Newark

Curated by Anonda Bell

54 page exhibition catalogue, The Tenacious Gesture of Alison Weld; essays by: Anonda Bell, "The Tenacious Gesture"; Rocio Aranda-Alvardo, "The Revealing Gesture"; Charles Russell, “Orderings/Offerings”

2007                Alison Weld: Let the Fur Fly, Radford University Art Museum, gallery 205,

Radford, VA

Curated by Preston Thayer

2006                Alison Weld: The Figurative Impulse in Abstraction, Rider University Art

Gallery, Lawrenceville, NJ

Curated by Harry Naar

Reviewed by Susan Van Dongen, "From Souffle to Canvas," Time Off, Princeton

 Packet, Princeton, NJ, 9/15/2006

Janet Purcell, "A Woman’s Perspective," The Times, Trenton, NJ, 9/22/ 2006

20 page exhibition catalogue, Alison Weld: The Figurative Impulse in Abstraction, artist interview with Harry Naar

2006                Allegories of Strife: The Diptychs of Alison Weld: 1990-2005, Springfield

Museum of Art, Ohio, McGregor Gallery & Chakeres Gallery, Springfield, OH

Curated by Dominique Vasseur

Reviewed by Christopher A. Yates, "Painter explores conflicts, contrasts," The 

Columbus Dispatch, Columbus, OH, 4/2/2006

56 page exhibition catalogue, Allegories of Strife: The Diptychs of Alison Weld, 1990-2005, essay by Donald Kuspit, "Discordia Concors: Alison Weld’s Diptychs"

2005                Alison Weld: Vertebrae Continuo paintings, Robert Steele Gallery, project

space, New York, NY

6 page exhibition brochure, text by Edith Newhall, Recent Paintings from the Vertebrae Continuo Series

2003                Alison Weld, Ben Shahn Gallery, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ

6 page exhibition brochure, text by Jonathan Goodman, Alison Weld: Marks and Materials

2003                Alison Weld: Recent Paintings, Robert Steele Gallery, New York, NY

         6 page exhibition brochure, text by Dominique Nahas, The Emotional Life of Inanimate Things

2002                Alison Weld: New Paintings, Molloy College Art Gallery, Rockville Centre, NY

Reviewed by Helen A. Harrison, "Alison Weld", The New York Times, 10/13/2002

2001                Alison Weld: Body and Soul, Pacifico Fine Art Gallery, New York, NY

1998                Alison Weld, Hunterdon Museum of Art, Merck gallery and 3rd Floor gallery

Clinton, NJ

Curated by Kristen Accola

Reviewed by Barry Schwabsky, "Forces from the Soul of a Dyed-in-the Wool

Romantic (Or Is It Fake Fur?)", The New York Times, 3/29/1998

1997                Alison Weld, Ernest Rubenstein Gallery, Educational Alliance, New York, NY

1997                Alison Weld: Selections from the Home Economics Suite, Aljira, a Center for

Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ

                 Curated by Victor Davson

Artist profile by Charles Hagen, "Balancing Act", The New York Times, 6/1/97

Review by Dan Bischoff, The Star-Ledger, 5/16/1997

6 page exhibition brochure, text by Lily Wei, "Paintings from the Home Economics Suite,@ prepared for both Alison Weld: Selections from the Home Economics Suite, Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art and Alison Weld: 1993 - 1996, The Carlson Gallery, University of Bridgeport, CT

1996                Alison Weld: 1993B 1996, The Carlson Gallery, University of Bridgeport, CT

 

1995                Alison Weld: Works on Paper, Trans Hudson Gallery, Jersey City, NJ

Reviewed by Vivien Raynor, "Abstract Nature: A Spectacle in 2 Parts", The New

York Times, 4/30/1995

 

1989                Alison Weld: Weighted Light Series, Susan Schreiber Gallery, New York, NY

1988                Alison Weld, The Morris Museum, New Jersey Artist Gallery, Morristown, NJ

 

1988                 Alison Weld: Works on Canvas, E.L. Stark Gallery, New York, NY

 

1988                Alison Weld: Paintings, Coup de Grace Gallery, Hoboken, NJ

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018                Silent Music: Alison Weld and Stella Waitzkin, Homer Center for the Arts, Homer, NY

                8 page exhibition brochure, text by DJ Hellerman, Silent Music: Alison Weld and                         Stella Waitzkin

2018                Adirondack Abstraction: Alison Weld and Ellen Few Anderson, BluSeed Studios, Saranac Lake, NY

2018                Abstraction, BluSeed Studios, Saranac Lake, NY

2018                Different Strokes, Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York, NY

2018                Recent Acquisitions, Museum of SUNY Potsdam, NY

2018                Homage to Andre Breton, Take 2, Big Town Gallery, Vergennes, VT

2017- 2018        Homage to André Breton, Big Town Gallery, Vergennes, VT

2017                Et tu, Art Brute? Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, NY

2017                More Real, More a Dream, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY

2017                Who Run the World, Art Museum of the University of Memphis, Memphis, TN

2017                23 Atea Ring Gallery Artists, Keene Arts, Keene, NY

2017                Abstraction, Anita Shapolsky Art Foundation, Jim Thorpe, PA

2017                Abstraction, BluSeed Studios, Saranac Lake, NY

2016                Works from the Collection, Anita Shapolsky Art Foundation, Jim Thorpe, PA

2016                Works from the Permanent Collection, University of Maine, Machias

2016                Abstraction, BluSeed Studio, Saranac Lake, NY

2016                Spirit of Place, Heritage House, Westport, NY

2013                American Renaissance Art, Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York, NY

2013                Material World, Springfield Museum of Art, Springfield Ohio

2012                Selections from the Collection, Powers Hall Gallery, University of Maine at

Machias

2012                Vanity Fare: Art Inspired by Fashion, Cohen Gallery, Goggleworks, a Center for

Art, Reading, PA

 

2012                2nd Annual ADK Coast & Boquet Valley Studio Tour 2012

2011                Made in New York, Schweinfurth Art Center, Aurora, NY

2010                Emerging Patterns, The gallery at the Morris Art Council, Morristown, NJ

 

2009-2010        Exquisite Corpse, Paul Robeson Gallery, Rutgers, The State University, Newark,

 NJ; Exhibition catalogue, Exquisite Corpse

2009                Recent Acquisitions, Kresge Art Museum, East Lansing, MI

2008                Contemporary Pluralisms: Works from the Collection, Springfield Museum of

Art, Springfield, OH

2008                Selections from the Permanent Collection, Radford University Art Museum,

Radford, VA

2007                Recent Acquisitions & Selections from the Collection, Radford University Art

Museum, Radford, VA

2006-2007        The Feminine Mystique, Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ: ; Exhibition

                catalogue, The Feminine Mystique

2006                In the Abstract (a collection exhibition), Springfield Museum of Art, Springfield,

OH

2005-2006        Different Ways of Seeing: The Expanding World of Abstraction, Noyes

Museum of Art, Oceanville, NJ

2005                Pattern & Pulse, Cazenovia College Art Gallery, Cazenovia, NY

2005                Scratching the Surface: Abstraction Now, Delaware Center of Contemporary

Art, Wilmington, DE

2004                Drawing, Robert Steele Gallery, New York, NY

2003                Gallery Artists, Robert Steele Gallery, New York, NY

2002 - 2003        RCIPP, 100 New Jersey Artists Make Prints, New Jersey State Museum,

Trenton, NJ; The Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ; The Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ

2002                Gallery Artists, Robert Steele Gallery, New York, NY

2002                Paperwork, Pacifico Fine Art, New York, NY

2002                Tinctorial Vociferations, Seton Hall Law School, Newark, NJ

2001                Group Exhibition, Robert Steele Gallery, New York, NY

2001                Red Hot and Cool, Pacifico Fine Art, New York, NY

2001                Group Exhibition, City Without Walls, Newark, NJ                

2000                Younger Artists, Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York, NY

Reviewed by Lily Wei, "Younger Artists 2000," Art News, 4/2001

2000                Dog Days, Pacifico Fine Art, New York, NY

2000                Heights 11 Artists, Jersey City Studio Tour, Jersey City, NJ

1999                Subliminal View, Trans Hudson Gallery, New York, NY

1998                Young Artists, Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York, NY

1997                The Whole World in a Small Painting, Trans Hudson Gallery, New York, NY

 

1997                The Graphic Proof: A Century of Print Collecting at the Newark Public Library

Newark Public Library, NJ

Reviewed by William Zimmer, "In a Library, Works on Paper that aren't Books", The New York Times, 7/6/1997

1997                Sharon Gill Salon, Upper Montclair, NJ

1996                Hot Art, Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York, NY

1996                The 1996 Downtown Jersey City Artists= Studio Tour, Jersey City, NJ

1996                The Heights, Rotunda Gallery, Jersey City City Hall, Jersey City, NJ

1996                The Curator as Artist, The Artist as Curator, Bergen Museum of Art and

Science, Paramus, NJ

Reviewed by Vivien Raynor, "The Twain May (or May Not) Meet", The New

York Times, 1/28/1996

1995                Meta Material, Montclair State University Art Gallery, Upper Montclair, NJ

1995                Rutgers Center for Innovative Printmaking Fellowship Recipients, The

Galleries, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers, the State University of NJ,

Piscataway, NJ

1995                Jersey City Heights, Art Center on First Street, Jersey City, NJ

1995                Pro Arts Survey Show, Art Center on First Street, Jersey City, NJ

 

1995                Women=s Caucus for the Arts: Explorations: Shades of Difference, University

of Bridgeport, The Carlson Gallery, Bernhard Arts & Humanities Center, CT

1995                Exploring Undefined Boundaries, Montclair State University Art Gallery, Upper

Montclair, NJ

1995                Young Artists, Aniita Shapolsky Gallery, New York, NY

1994                1994 Cheekwood National Contemporary Painting Competition, Cheekwood

 Museum of Art, Nashville, TN

1994                FreedomCDisciplineCAbstraction, Trans Hudson Gallery, Jersey City, NJ

 

1994                Memory Revisited, Mercer County Community College, Trenton, NJ

 

1994                Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ

1994                Small Works, Montclair State University Art Gallery, Upper Montclair, NJ

1994                Print Exhibition, Shoe String Gallery, Jersey City, NJ

1993                The Source, ARTomic AGE, Art Center on First Street, Jersey City, NJ

Reviewed by Vivien Raynor, "Some of the Best Works Turn Out to Be Three-

Dimensional", The New York Times, 4/18/1993

1992                Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY

1992                In the Tradition, Part II, Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York, NY

1990                Harms, Lane, Weld, Susan Schreiber Gallery, New York, NY

1990                Recent Works by Gallery Artists, Susan Schreiber Gallery, New York, NY

1988                Recent Painterly Paintings, Schreiber/Cutler Gallery, New York, NY

1988                New Painterly Abstraction, Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ

Reviewed by William Zimmer, "A Painterly Show in Jersey City", The New York Times, 10/30/1988

1988                New Jersey Arts Annual, The Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ

Reviewed by Vivien Raynor, The New York Times, 6/19/1988

1986                The Suggested Image, Aurora Gallery, Closter, NJ

Reviewed by William Zimmer, "3 Artists' Suggested Images At Dumont's Aurora

Gallery", The New York Times, 11/23/1986

1986                An Invitational Exhibition of Works, The Arts Development Council, Jersey

City, NJ

1985                5th New Jersey State Biennial, Newark Museum, Newark, NJ

Reviewed by William Zimmer, "Boldness a Feature of Newark Show", The New

York Times, 5/12/1985

1984 - 1985        Fellowship Exhibition: New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Hunterdon Art

Center, Clinton, NJ

Reviewed by William Zimmer, "Fellowship Winners at Nabisco Gallery", The

New York Times, 3/18/1984

1984                Painting Invitational, Robeson Center Gallery, Rutgers, the State University of

New Jersey, Newark, NJ

1984                In the Pink, Tweed Gallery, Plainfield, NJ

 

1984                New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship Winners, Nabisco Brands Corporate Headquarters, East Hanover, NJ

1984                25th Annual Invitational Art Exhibition: A Survey of Contemporary Art,

YM-YWHA, Union, NJ

1983                HCA 1983 open juried exhibition, State University of New York, Purchase, NY

Reviewed by Kathie Beals

1983                Hoboken, USA, Summit Art Center, Summit, NJ

Reviewed by William Zimmer, "From Hoboken to Summit, Not to Mention Jersey City", The New York Times, 10/2/1983

1983                24th Annual Invitational Art Exhibition: A Survey of Contemporary Art

YM-YWHA, Union, NJ

1979                Alison Weld, Katherine Gregory, Mahmoud Ferdowsi, West Hubbard Gallery,

Chicago, IL

1976                Sixth Bridgton Arts Show, Bridgton, ME

1975                Stowell=s Trophy, 1974 B 75, The Mall Galleries, London, England

1973                Western New York Collegiate Drawing Exhibition, Charles Burchfield Center,

Buffalo, NY

 

Public collections

                Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

                Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY

                Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY        

                Art Museum of the University of Memphis, TN

                Radford University Art Museum, Radford, VA

                Springfield Museum of Art, Springfield, OH        

                Jersey City Museum, NJ        

                New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ        

                New Mexico State University Art Gallery/Museum, Las Cruces, NM        

                Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, NJ

                University of Maine at Machias, ME

                The Art Museum at the State University of NY, Potsdam        

                Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ

                Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Newark, NJ

                William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ

                New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Trenton, NJ

                Newark Public Library, NJ

                 Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton Township, NJ        

  1. S. Art Foundation, Jim Thorpe, PA        

Deskoba Inc., Olympia, WA

                Arch Street Lofts, Forest City Enterprises, Philadelphia, PA

                Open TV, Chicago, IL

                PGI Nonwovens, Dayton, NJ

                Stark & Stark, Princeton, NJ

Education

1971-1975                            College of Art and Design, SUNY, Alfred University

                                BFA received, Painting

1974-1975        Senior Year abroad, Wolverhampton Polytechnic College of Art

1977-1979        School of the Art Institute of Chicago,

                                MFA in Painting received in January 1980

Feminist Art Base, Elizabeth Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Brooklyn Museum, NYC, NY