Harriet Shorr
Artist and writer
1939-2016


Curriculum Vitae


Education

Swarthmore College, B.A. 1960 
Yale School of Art and Architecture, B.F.A., 1962

 
Solo Exhibitions

2009
Objects of Use to Me, Cheryl Pelavin Fine Art. New York, NY

2008
From the Studio, Cheryl Pelavin Fine Art, New York, NY

2007
Persephone, Cheryl Pelavin Fine Art, New York, NY

2005
Cythera, Cheryl Pelavin Fine Art New York, NY 
Still Life Paintings, Carol Craven Gallery, Vineyard Haven, MA

2004
Paintings 1992-2004, Clarion University Art Gallery, Clarion, PA

2002 
New Paintings and Monotypes, Cheryl Pelavin Fine Art, Nov. 27, 2002- Jan. 4, 2003

2001 
New Paintings and Monotypes, Cheryl Pelavin Fine Art, New York, NY

1999
Paintings, Purchase College, SUNY Purchase, NY
Monotypes, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, Purchase, NY

1998
Monotypes, Evelyn Siegel Gallery, Fort Worth, TX

1995
Paintings and Watercolors, The Museum of East Texas, Lufkin, TX

1994
Gallery Camino Real, Boca Raton, FL

1993
The Gallery of Contemporary Art, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO 
Editions Limited Gallery, Indianapolis, IN 
Evelyn Siegel Gallery, Fort Worth, TX

1992
Recent Paintings and Monotypes, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, Purchase, NY 
Cheekwood Botanical Gardens and Fine Arts Center, Nashville, TN 
Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN

1991
Recent Paintings and Monotypes, Rahr West Museum, Manitowac, WI 
Monotypes, Theodore B. Donson Gallery, New York, NY 
Paintings and Monotypes, M.A. Doran Gallery, Tulsa,

1990
Gloria Luria Gallery, Bay Harbour Islands, FL 
Aquatints and Monotypes, Orion Editions, New York, NY

1989
Tatistcheff and Co., New York, NY 
Sewall Art Gallery, Rice University, Houston, TX 
Large Scale Paintings, Galveston Art Center, Galveston, TX 
Monotypes, Editions Limited Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

1988
Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA 
J. Rosenthal Fine Arts, Chicago, IL

1987
Tatischeff and Co., New York, NY 
Editions Limited, Indianapolis, IN

1986
Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN

1985
VanStraaten Gallery, Chicago, IL

1984
Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY 
Art Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, PA

1983
Ivory-Kimpton Gallery, San Francisco, CA 
Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY

1982
Editions Limited Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

1981
Michael Berger Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

1980
Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY

1979
Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY 
Tatistcheff and Company, New York, NY

1977
Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

1975
Green Mountain Gallery, New York, NY

1974
Rosemont College, Rosemont, PA

1973
Green Mountain Gallery, New York, NY

1972
Green Mountain Gallery, New York, NY

1970
Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2009
American Academy Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY

2006
Painting and the Literary Impulse, The Philoctetes Center, New York NY

2004 
Master Artists' Exhibition, Armory Arts Center West Palm Beach, FL

2003
Members Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York, NY

2003
My Mother's an Artist, The Educational Alliance, New York, NY

2002 
Between Still Life and Landscape, Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE

2000
Still Life-The Human Presence, Erector Square Gallery, New Haven, CT

1999
The Magic of Venice, Qualita Fine Arts Gallery, Las Vegas, Nevada 
Summer Pleasures, Qualita Fine Arts Gallery, Las Vegas, Nevada 
Awards Exhibition, The American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY 
Annual Exhibition, The American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY 
Members Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York, NY

1998
The Academy and American Art: History and Highlights, National Academy, Museum and School of Fine Arts, New York, NY 
Four Artists/ Four Objects: Ten Years, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
The Rahr West Art Museum, Manitowac, WI
Artists Choose Artists, The Century Association New York, NY 
Beautiful Food, Pfizer Corporation, New York, NY

1997
Four Artists/Four Objects: Tenth Anniversity Project, Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY 
Ornament and Landscape, Apex Gallery, New York, NY 
Members Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York, NY 
Four Artists, Four Objects, Ten Years, Bristol Meyers Squibb Gallery, Princeton, NJ

1996
Self Portraits, The New York Studio School, New York, NY

1996
Women in the Visual Arts, Hollins University, Hollins, VA

1994
American Realism and Figurative Painting, Cline Fine Art Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 
Ten Choose Ten, The New York Studio School, New York, NY 
Flowers!!!, Babcock Galleries, New York, NY 
American Realism and Figurative Painting, Cline Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

1993
Celebration Small Works, G.W. Einstein Gallery, New York, NY 
Still Life 1963-1993, Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 
Contemporary Realist Watercolor, Sewall Art Gallery, Rice University, Houston, TX 
Works by Women Artists, The William & Uyttendaele Scott Memorial Study Collection Part One, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA 
Centennial Campus Center Gallery 204, Bryn Mawr, PA 
Contemporary Realist Painting, Levinson Gallery, Boston, MA

1992
The Home Show, Levinson-Kane Gallery, Boston, MA 
Contemporary American Realism, Broden Gallery, Ltd., Madison, WI 
Realist Painting, Broden Gallery, Madison, WI 
Invitational Exhibition, The Butler Institute of Art, Youngstown, OH 
Three from New York, Gloria Luria Gallery, Bay Harbour Islands, FL

1991
Still Life Anthology, Borgenicht Gallery, New York, NY 
Intaglio Printing in the 80s, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers, NJ 
Faculty Exhibition, Boston University, Boston, MA 
Boyd Collection of Contemporary Sculpture and Painting Metro Arts, Off-Broadway Gallery, Nashville, TN 
Twentieth Century Flower Painting, Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL 
Presswork: The Art of Women Printmakers, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.

1990
Annual Invitational Exhibition, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, NY

1989
The Food Show, Grand Central Galleries, New York, NY 
Love and Charity, Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY

1988
Realism Today: American Drawings from the Rita Rich Collection, National Academy of Design, New York, NY

1987
The Carrol Collection Bayly Museum, Charlottesville, VA 
A Collaboration: Fish, Frekelton, Hagin, Shorr Tatistcheff and Company, New York, NY 
Animal Life , One Penn Plaza, New York, NY Tatistcheff and Company, New York, NY 
The Flower in Twentieth Century American Art , Lorretto, PA

1986
Flowers on a Grand Scale: Contemporary Interpretations of Nature , Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburg, PA 
Nature Morte : The Museum Considers the Still Life , Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Lorretto, PA

1985
American 20th Century Watercolors and Drawings , San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA 
The Object Revitalized, The Paine Art Center, Oshkosh, WI 
American Realism, William Sawyer Gallery, San Francisco, CA 
Contemporary American Still Life, One Penn Plaza, New York, NY 
Artists Choosing Artists, Artists, Choice Museum, New York, NY 
Influences from the East: Watercolors College of the Mainland, Texas City, TX

1984
The First Eight Years , Artists, Choice Museum, New York, NY

1983
Contemporary American Women Painters , Rahr-West Museum, Manitowac, WI 
Painted Light , Artists, Choice Museum, New York, NY Contemporary Images: Watercolor, 1983
University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, WI

1982
Painterly Realism , Rahr-West Museum, Manitowac, WI 
Eight Women/Still Life , New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT

1981
Contemporary American Realists: Works on Paper , University Art Gallery, University of Pittsburg, Pittsgurgh, PA 
Collector's Gallery: , Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX

1980
Still Life , Goddard Riverside Arts Center, New York, NY 
Still Life: A Collection of Contemporary Paintings , Tangeman Fine Arts Gallery, Kent State University, OH

1979
Painterly Realism, A.J. Wood Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 
Segal Gallery, Selma, AL

1976
Figurative Art , Artists, Choice Museum, New York, NY

1975
Women's Art , Hobart College, Geneva, NY

1974
New Images in American Art , Queens Museum, New York, NY

1971
Painterly Realism , American Federation of the Arts

 
Collections

Chicago Art Institute, Chicago, IL 
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY 
Utah Museum of Fine Art, Salt Lake City, UH 
Rahr West Museum, Manitowac, WI 
Chemical Bank, New York, NY 
Citicorp, N.A., New York, NY 
R.C.A. American Communications, New York, NY 
Simpson, Thatcher, and Bartlett, New York, NY 
Hyatt Regency Hotel Corporation, New York, NY 
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley, and McCloy, New York, NY 
Craftsman Machinery Corporation, MA 
Amerada Hess Corporation, New York, NY 
Lehman Brothers, New York, NY 
Amoco Productions Company, Denver, CO 
Estee Lauder Corporation, New York, NY 
ARCO, Los Angeles, CA 
Main Hurdman, New York, NY 
CIGNA, Philadelphia, PA 
Salomon Brothers, New York, NY 
Mudge, Rose, Guthrie, Alexander, and Ferdon, New York, NY 
Commerce Bankshare, Inc., 
Kansas City, MO 
Field Board, Inc., Beverly Hills, CA 
Champion International, Stamford, CT 
Tennessee State Musuem 
Bayly Museum, Charlottesville, Virginia 
Pfizer Corporation 
3M Corporation

 
Catalogues and Books

1972
New Images: Figuration in American Painting. Janet Schneider and 
Peter Tatistcheff. The Queens Museum.

1981
Homework: The Domestic Environment Reflected in Work by Contemporary Women Artists. Harmony Hammond. Lowe Art Gallery, Syracuse University.

1982
Eight Women: Still Life. New Britian Museum of Art, New Britain, CT (Illus,)

1983
Still Life Today. Janice Oresman. GRANS. 
Painted Light. Artists, Choice Museum. (Illus.)

1984
Artists, Choice Museum: The First Eight Years. Artists, Choice Museum. 
Contemporary Watercolor Painting: Influences from the East. Stella Dobbins. College of the Mainland, Texas City TX

1986
American Realism: 20th Century Drawings and Watercolors from the Glenn C. Janss Collection. Alvin Martin. 
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Harry Abrams, Inc. NYC. (Illus.) 
Nature Morte: The Museum Considers the Still Life. Michael Allison. 
Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art. (Illus.)

1987
A Just Temper Between Propensities: New Still Life and Landscape. David B. Lawall. Bayly Art Museum, University of Virginia. 
Harriet Shorr. Stephen Westfall. Peter Tatistcheff Gallery.

1988
Realism Today: American Drawings from the Rita Rich Collection. John I.H. Baur. National Academy of Design. (Illus.)

1989
The Food Show. Martha Terril. Grand Central Galleries NYC

1991
Recent Paintings and Monotypes. George Tomko. Rahr West Museum. (Illus.) 
The Artist's Eye: A Perceptual Way of Painting. Harriet Shorr. Watson- Guptill. (Illus.)

1993
Still Life 1963-1993. John Arthur Gerald G. Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM (Illus.)

1994
American Realism and Figurative Painting. John Arthur Cline Fine Art Gallery, Santa Fe NM (Illus.)

1995
Harriet Shorr : Staging the Real. John Ash. 
Harriet Shorr Paintings and Watercolors. Museum of East Texas, Lufkin Texas (Illus.)

1997
Ornament and Landscape. Tom Huhn. Apex Gallery NYC ( Illus.) 
Four Artists, Four Objects, Ten Years. John Arthur. (Illus.)

1999
Further Reflections on Real Paintings. Barry Schwabsky 
Harriet Shorr, Purchase College and the Neuberger Musuem

2000 Chine Colle: A Printer's Handbook Brian Shure Crown Point Press San Francisco (Illus. p.71)

2001
The Artist's Eye: A Perceptual Way of Painting. 2nd ed. Harriet Shorr. Watson-Guptill. (Illus.)

 
Awards

2009   The Emil and Dines Carlsen Award in Painting N.A.D 
2000   The Pollock-Krasner Award 
1999   Purchase Award, American Academy of Arts and Letters 
1994   American Artist Achievement Award 
1994   Member of National Academy of Design 
1980   National Endowment of the Arts

 
Articles

1972
Campbell, Lawrence. Review Artnews October 1972. Perrault, John. Review. Village Voice 2 November 1972.

1976 
Lubell, Ellen. Review. Arts January 1976. (Illus.)

1977 
Raynor, Vivien. Representation is Alive in Soho. New York Times 30 December 1977.

1979
Yourgrau, Barry. Review. Arts December 1979. (Illus.)

1980
Bass, Ruth. Review. Artnews March 1980. (Illus.) Friedman, Jon R. Review. Arts April 1980. (Illus.)

1981 
Berlind, Robert . Review. Art in America May 1981. (Illus.) 
Larson, Kay. Old and New Image Makers. New York Magazine 19 January 1981. 
Perrault, John. Homespun .SoHo News 15 December 1981. 
Yourgrau, Barry. Review. Arts January 1981. (Illus.)

1982
Fry, Don. Review. Indianapolis Star 20 June 1982. (Illus.) 
Oresman, Janice. Still Life Today. Arts December 1982. (Illus.)

1986
Kahn, Wolf. Autocratic and Democratic Still Lifes. American Artist February 1986. (Illus.)

1987
Bolt, Tom. Harriet Shorr's Chamber Music. April 1987. (Illus.) 
Bolt, Tom. Four Objects, Four Interpretations. American Artist July 1987. (Illus.)

1988
Howell, John. A Bloom of One's Own . Elle February 1988.

1989
Cyphers, Peggy. Review. Arts April 1989. (Illus.) 
Hurwitz, Laurie S. Harriet Shorr. American Artist October 1989. (Illus.) 
Westfall, Stephen. Review. Art in America July 1989. (Illus.)

1991
Giuliano, Charles. Review. Art New England December 1991. 
Stapen, Nancy. Review. The Boston Globe 19 September 1991.

1992
Raynor, Vivien. Review . The New York Times WC 9 August 1992.

1994
Hurwitz, Laurie 1994 American Artist Achievment Award Winners. June 1994. pp. 36-37(Illus.)

1995
Zimmer, William. Review. N.Y. Times January 1 1995

1997
Schwabsky, Barry. Review. N.Y. Times (N.J. Edition) November 2 1997 (Illus.)

1999
Donahue, Victoria. Review. Philadelphia Inquirer January 21, 1999 (Illus.)

2000 Review. N.Y. Times (Long Island Edition) February 27, 2000. 
Harrison, Helen A. Review. N.Y. Times (Long Island Edition) November 5, (Illus.)

2001
Johnson, Ken. Review. N.Y. Times February 16, 2001 
Hirsch, Faye. Review. Art on Paper March-April 2001. pp. 74 (Illus.) 
Henry, Gerrit. Review. Art In America December 2001. pp. 120 (Illus.)

2003
Strauss, R.B. Review Art Matters, January 2003 p. 10 
Powhida, William. Review. The Brooklyn Rail. April-May 2003 p.15 
The New Yorker. Review. “My Mother is an Artist,” May 26, 2003 
Budick, Aurelia. Review. “Apprentices, Curators of Their Mother’s Art," Newsday (New York City Edition May 9 2003

2005
Kernan, Nathan. Review. Art in America, June/ July 2005 p. 178 (Illus.) 
Vartounian, Hrag. Review. The Brooklyn Rail. May 2005 
The New Yorker. Review. April 4 2005 
Lessing, Doris. Illustration. “The Death of a Chair.” Harpers Magazine October 2005 
Shulak, Paula. Review. Brandywine Community News. January 4 2005

2006 
Chan, Erin Szeto Review. IN New York P.12 (Illus.)

2009
Berlind, Robert Art in America Review May 09 p. 154 (illus.) 
Harriet Shorr with Robert Berlind The Brooklyn Rail February o9 (illus)


 


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