Artist

Celia Gerard

Title : Cendre Blue
Year : 2017
Medium : Flashe,
korean watercolor, graphite,
charcoal, white chalk, on paper
Dimension : 58 x 38 inches
 

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(b. 1973 Washington DC)

Lives and works in New York, NY

 

EDUCATION

M.F.A. New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture 2007        

Ed.M. Harvard University 2003

The International School of Art, Montecastello di Vibio, Italy 1996-98               

B.A. Colgate University 1995


 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018                New Work, Tayloe Piggott Gallery, Jackson, WY

2017                ASCENT/DESCENT, Sears-Peyton Gallery, New York, NY

2015                Works on Paper, Tayloe Piggott Gallery, Jackson, WY

2014                Lost at Sea, Sears-Peyton Gallery, New York, NY

2012                New Work, Tayloe Piggott Gallery, Jackson, WY

2011                Regions of Unlikeness, Sears-Peyton Gallery, New York, NY

2010                Recent Work, Mark Potter Gallery, Watertown, CT

2008                Drawings, NYSS Dumbo Annex, Brooklyn, NY

2007                Drawings, the shala, New York, NY                 

2007                MFA Thesis Exhibition, New York Studio School, New York, NY

2006                Recent Work, NYSS Gallery, New York, NY

1995                Thesis Exhibition, Colgate University Art Gallery, Hamilton, NY


 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018               

THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Celia Gerard and Emily Auchincloss, Kate Oh Gallery, New York, NY
 

2017               

Light in the Dark, Sears-Peyton Gallery, New York, NY

All in One, Kate Oh Gallery, New York, NY

ISCP Invitational Benefit Auction, Ryan Lee Gallery, New York, NY

NYSS Juried Alumni Invitational Exhibition, Steven Harvey and Jennifer Samet, jurors. New York, NY

Greenwich House Pottery Artists Exhibition, Jane Harsook Gallery, New York, NY

SIDESHOW NATION V, Thru the Rabbit Hole 2, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY     
 

2016                  

Greenwich House Pottery Artists Exhibition, Jane Harsook Gallery, New York, NY

SIDESHOW NATION IV, Thru the Rabbit Hole, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
 

2015                   

NYSS Benefit Auction, New York, NY

NYSS Juried Alumni Invitational Exhibition, Jason Andrew, juror. New York, NY

CIRCLE THE WAGONS, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY        
 

2014               

Pratt Foundation Faculty Exhibition, Rubelle and Norman Schafler Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

Benefit Invitational, The Painting Center, New York, NY

September Exhibition, Sears-Peyton Gallery, New York, NY

NYTAS Group Show, ACTIVESPACE, Brooklyn, NY

one thousand nights and one night: sleepless nights of sheherazade, the 21st annual watermill center auction, Watermill, NY

Sideshow Nation II, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY   
 

2013               

Dolce Far Niente, Sears-Peyton Gallery, New York, NY

SIDESHOW NATION, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
 

2012               

Pratt Foundation Faculty Exhibition, Rubelle and Norman Schafler Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

MIC: CHECK (OCCUPY), Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Float, Sears-Peyton Gallery, New York, NY
 

2011               

New York Studio School Alumni Exhibition, John Newman, juror. New York, NY

PULSE LA (Sears-Peyton Gallery), Los Angeles, CA

Fall Gallery Exhibition, Tayloe Piggot Gallery, Jackson, WY

Summer Paper, Lori Bookstein Gallery, New York, NY

Scalding Hot, Sears-Peyton Gallery, New York, NY

It’s All Good (apolcalypse now), Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY   
                  

2010               

For the Love of Paper, Tayloe Piggot Gallery, Jackson Hole, WY

Summer Group Exhibition, Sears-Peyton Gallery, NY, NY                                 

ART for HAITI Invitational, Lohin Geduld Gallery, NY, NY
 

2009               

Coolidge Center for the Arts, Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion, Portsmouth, NH

Open Your Arms to the Sun, Sears-Peyton Gallery, NY, NY
 

2008               

183rd Annual Invitational Exhibition, National Academy Museum, NY, NY

I Wonder If You Know What it Means, Sears-Peyton Gallery, NY, NY
 

2007               

Inaugural Show: Drawings, NYSS in DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY   
 

2005               

LREI Invitational Auction, I-20 Gallery, NY, NY
 

2003               

Sculpture and Painting, Gutman Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
 

2000               

Group Show, 68 Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY     
             

1998               

Summer Show, The International School of Art Gallery, Italy

 

AWARDS AND HONORS          

2008   
S.J. Wallace Truman Fund Award for Graphic Design, National Academy Museum

2007               
LCU Foundation Grant for Women Graduate Degree Candidates                     

2005-07          
Seligman/ Von Simson Scholarship for Excellence in Sculpture            

2000               
Cathedral of St. John the Divine Sculpture Fellowship  

1995               
Honors in Art and Art History, Colgate University

 


BIBLIOGRAPHY

Carol Diamond, “Cubist Art, Fresh Angles”, The New York Sun, April 28, 2017.

Charles Schultz, “Celia Gerard: ASCENT / DESCENT”, ARTSY, April 2017.

Erika Dahlby, “Works on paper bring imaginary landscapes to life”, Jackson Hole News & Guide, December 16, 2015.

Leigh Patterson, “Celia Gerard Profile”, Apiece Apart Woman, October 2015.

Charles Schultz, “A Form between Forms:  An Interview with Celia Gerard”, ArtSlant, January 2014.

Justin Jones, “In ‘Lost at Sea’ Exhibition, Celia Gerard’s Sculpture turns to Drawing”, The Daily Beast, January 11, 2014.

Douglas Maxwell, “Celia Gerard at Sears-Peyton”, MAX-ART, January 2014.

Katy Niner, “NYC residents explore infinite, indefinite”, Jackson Hole News&Guide, May 16, 2012.

Mario Naves, “Celia Gerard at Tayloe Piggott Gallery”, Too Much Art Blog, May 2012.

Mona Molarsky, “Celia Gerard at Sears-Peyton”, ARTnews, April 2011.

Tracy Cochran, “Regions of Unlikeness”, Parabola Editor’s Blog, February 13, 2011.

Mario Naves, “Celia Gerard: Regions of Unlikeness”, CityArts, February 8, 2011.

Richard Whittaker, “Celia Gerard: Portfolio,” works + conversations, No.17 (Fall 2008): 32-33.

Six Sculptors, catalogue essay by Garth Evans. 2007.

 

 

FELLOWSHIPS AND RESIDENCIES

2015       
Spruceton Inn Artist Residency, West Kill, NY

2007-08
The New York Studio School, Artist-in-Residence, New York, NY

 

 

TEACHING CAREER

2014-present    Adjunct Assistant Professor, Columbia University, New York, NY. Courses: Figure Drawing, Basic Drawing, Nature Forms

2010-present  Faculty, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY. Courses: Foundation Drawing, Drawing I&II

2012-2016       Visiting Assistant Professor, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY. Courses: Foundation Drawing I&II

2011                Visiting Assistant Professor, Studio Arts, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA. Courses: Foundation Drawing, Sculpture Materials and Techniques

2009                Visiting Instructor, Visual Arts, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY. Course: Drawing I

2008-2017       Invited Guest Critic, Sculpture and Drawing, The New York Studio School, New York, NY.

2008-2009       Adjunct Instructor, Fine Arts, Centenary College, Hackettstown, NJ. Courses: Foundation Drawing, Advanced Drawing.

2007-2015       Visiting Instructor, Sculpture, The New York Studio School, NY, NY. Teach MFA candidates figurative and non-representational sculpture in a classroom setting using clay, plaster, wax, paper and metal.

2003-2009       Drawing Instructor, Jane Rosen Summer Drawing Workshop, San Gregorio, CA. Teach Renaissance drawing technique to beginning and advanced students.

2003-08           Manager, School Programs, Rubin Museum of Art, NY, NY. Created, developed and taught art programs in NYC Public High Schools and Riker’s Island Correctional Facility. Hired and trained all teaching artists. Worked with the NYC Department of Education.

1999                Teaching assistant to Jane Rosen, Bard College Summer Program, Lacoste, France

1996-98           Teaching assistant to Jane Rosen, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

1995-96           Studio assistant, Tallix Foundry, Beacon, NY

1994-96           Studio assistant to Judy Pfaff, Mahopac, NY and New York, NY