MARGRIT LEWCZUK

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1952 Born in New York City, New York
1970-73 1970-73 Queens College, New York
1973-76 Brooklyn Museum Art School


AWARDS

2013 Purchase Award from The American Academy of Arts and Letters
2013 Jacob Lawrence Award from The American Academy of Arts and Letters
2011 Nominated for an Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant
2006 American Academy of Arts and Letters, Finalist
2000 Esther and Adolph Gottlieb Foundation Grant
1999 Raushenberg Foundation, Change Grant
1994 Guggenheim Fellowship Grant
1989 National Endowment for the Arts Artist’s Fellowship
1980 CAPS Grant


ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2012 Imogene Holloway Gallery, Saugerties, New York
2011 John Davis Gallery, Hudson, New York
2011 Janet Kurnatowski, Brooklyn, New York
2010 85 Metropolitan Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
2004 Maier Museum, Lynchberg, Virginia
2003 Bowery Poetry Club, curator, Elizabeth Murray
1994 Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, New York, NY
1992 Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, New York, NY
1991 Bjorn Wetterling Gallery, Goteborg, Sweden
1989 Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, New York, NY
1988 Dolan Maxwell Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1987 Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, New York, NY
Thorden Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
1982 John Davis Gallery, Akron, OH
1975 Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITONS

2014 Janet Kurnatowsky Gallery, “Paperazzi 3″, Brooklyn, NY
Sideshow Gallery, “Nation II, At the Alamo”, Brooklyn, NY
2013 Sunset Park, Come Together: Surviving Sandy Curated by Phong Bui, Brooklyn, New York
National Arts Club, Flight From Nature: The Abstract as Ideal, New York
American Academy of Arts and Letters “Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts”, New York
Janet Kurnatowsky Gallery, “Paperazzi 2″, Brooklyn, NY
Sideshow Gallery, “Sideshow Nation”, Brooklyn, NY
2012 David Findlay Jr. Gallery, “The Oracle Visiting the 21st Century”
New York Studio School Benefit Auction, New York
David Findlay Jr. Gallery, “Putting It Together Collage, Assemblage and Mixed”, New York, New York
Janet Kurnatowsky, “Hex”, Brooklyn, New York
Pop-Up Show, “Wide Field”, Brooklyn, New York
Lesley Heller Gallery, “Little Languages, Coded Pictures”, New York, New York
SCOPE Art Fair, Steven Harvey Gallery
Janet Kurnatowsky, “Paperazzi 2012″, Brooklyn, New York
Sideshow Gallery, “MIC : CHECK, (OCCUPY)”, Brooklyn, New York
2011 French Cultural Services Gallery, NY
John Davis Gallery, Hudson Gallery, NY
New York Studio School, “First in Translation: Works on Paper by NYSS Faculty”, New York
Sideshow Gallery, “Its all Good” Apocalypse Now, Brooklyn,NY
2010 Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, “Paper 2011”, Brooklyn,NY
The Bow Street Gallery, “Character” curated by Addison Parks, Harvard Square, Boston
The Sam and Adele Golden Gallery, “Friends of Carl Plansky”, New Berlin, NY
The Bow Street Gallery, “Pleasure and Paint”, Harvard Square, Boston
The Bow Street Gallery, “A Summer Salon 2010”, Harvard Square, Boston
Sideshow Gallery.”It’s a Wonderful 10th”, Brooklyn, New York
2009 Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, “Party at Chris’s House”, Brooklyn, New York
Sue Scott Gallery. “Friends of Elizabeth Murray”, New York
Sideshow Gallery, “It’s a Wonderful Life”, Brooklyn, New York
2008 New York Studio School Benefit
Galeria Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, “Party at Phong’s House”, Brooklyn, New York
curator: Chris Martin
Pace Wildenstein Gallery, The Brooklyn Rail Benefit,New York
Sideshow Gallery, “Peace”, Brooklyn, New York
The University of North Carolina, Pembroke Art Gallery, “Abstract Painting:Brooklyn”, North Carolina,
curator: James Biederman
2007 Nina Freudenheim Gallery, “Small Works”, Buffalo, New York
Galerie d’Art Essadi, “Harmonic Visions”
Tunisia and America, Carthage, Tunisie
Sideshow Gallery, “The War is Over Again’, Brooklyn, NY
2006 The Butler Institute of American Art-Trumbull,
“Elements of Abstraction:In Stillness”, Youngstown, Ohio
James Cohan Gallery, “The Brooklyn Rail”, Benefit, New York
American Academy of Arts and Letters,”Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture”, New York
Sideshow Gallery, “The War is Over”, Brooklyn, New York
2005 Betty Cunningham Gallery, “Paint it with Black”, New York
Sideshow Gallery, “Works on Paper” Brooklyn, New York
Betty Cunningham Gallery, “The Brooklyn Rail”, Benefit
The New York Studio School, “The Continuous Mark: 40 Years of the New York Studio School,
curator: Jennifer Sachs Samet
Sideshow Gallery, Peace, Brooklyn, New York
Museo Internazionale della donna nell’Arte, Abruzzo, Italy
2004 N3 Projects, “The Color Imperative”, New York
Sideshow Gallery, Women, New York
South St. Seaport Museum,1950- Present,
curator: Harold Reed
Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Sideshow Gallery, Peace, Brooklyn, NY
2002 Andre Zarre Gallery, “Integrated Sensibilities”, N.Y.
Wythe Studio, The Brooklyn Rail, “Selection 1, N.Y.
The University of the Arts, Gallery 817, Philadelphia, PA
2001 Sideshow Gallery, Peace, Brooklyn, New York
New York Foundation for the Arts, Thompson St. Association Benefit for the World Trade Center
S. Cono Pizzeria, “Made in Brooklyn”, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Parkers Box, “Art for Air”, Benefit. Brooklyn, New York
2000 Matthew Marks Gallery, “Drawing & Photographs”, Benefit
The State of the Art Gallery,: An Homage to Albert Pinkham Ryder”, New York
1999 N3 Project Space,”Natural Abstraction”, Brooklyn, New York
76 Varick, Margrit Lewczuk and Bob Witz
Chimeat, “Paintings” Brooklyn, New York
Sideshow Gallery, “Regatta 98″ Brooklyn, New York
Apex Art Gallery, “Original Scale” curator: John Yau
White Box Gallery, “Visible/Invisible” Philadelphia, PA., curator: Eve Ashheim
1997 Snug Harbor Cultural Center, “After The Fall:
“Aspects Of Abstract Art Since 1970″ Staten Island, New York. curator: Lily Wei
1995 Weatherspoon Art Gallery, “Art on Paper”,
University of North Carolina, Greensboro
1994 The Painting Center, New York, NY
Gallery 28, Boston, MA, “Women In Abstration”,
Apex Art, New York, NY. “Landscapes…Ideas”,
curator: Michael Toledo
1992 P.S. 1 Museum, Long Island City, NY. “Slow Art: Painting in New York Now”, curator: Alana Heiss
1990 Dolan Maxwell Gallery, Philadelphia, PA “Great American Prints 1987-89″
1989 Allport Gallery, “Works on Paper”, San Francisco, CA Thomas Fine Arts, “The Feminine Touch”, Pasadena, CA
Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY, “Small Works”
Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, New York, NY, “Painting”
Dolan Maxwell Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, “Contemporary Prints”
1987 Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA, “Paintings by Catherine Lee, Margrit Lewczuk and Joan Witek”
Oscarsson Siegeltuch Gallery, New York, NY
1986 Willard Gallery, New York, NY, “Gallery Group Show”
Althea Viafora Gallery, New York, NY, “Drawings”
Sorkin Gallery, New York, NY, “Four Painters”
1985 Thorden Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
OIA, Brooklyn County Court House, Brookyn, NY, “Exhibition A”
1984 Artist’s Space, New York, NY, “Four Artists” curator: Elizabeth Murray
Tibor De Nagy Gallery, New York, NY, “Abstract Issues:
curator: Stephen Henry Madoff
Art Galaxy, New York, NY, “Paintings”
Pam Adler Gallery, New York, NY, “1984″
Matthews Hamilton Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, “Naturlich”
Lafayette/Muhlenberg College, Easton/Allentown, PA,
“Small Works: New Abstract Painting”
Susan Montezinos Gallery, Philadephia, PA,”SummerExhibition”
Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY “Four Painters”.
New York Studio School,”Drawing with Respect to Paint”
H.F. Maines Gallery, New York, NY, “Organic Abstractions”
Oscarsson Hood Gallery, New York, NY, “From the Abstract to the Image”
1983 Bennington College, Vermont, “Faculty Invitational”
Baskerville & Watson, New York, NY, “Drawing It Out”
Bennington College, Vermont, “New York to Bennington”
1982 SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY
Washburn Gallery, New York, NY, “Seven Americans”
Art Galaxy Gallery, New York, NY, curator: Barbara Flynn
Women’s Caucus, New York, NY, “Abstract Substance and Meaning Show”, curator: Emily Sorkin
1981 Munson-Williams-Proctor Museum, New York, NY
Bard College Art Gallery, New York, NY, “1981 CAPS Painting Show”
1976 112 Greene St. Gallery, New York City, N.Y.


BIBLIOGRAPHY

2013 Smith Roberta, “Art, a Balm After the Storm ‘Come Together: Surviving Sandy’ ”, The New York Times, December 6, 2013
2012 Sharyn Flanagan, “Wiggle Room”, Saugerties Times, September 13, 2012
2011 Joe Fyfe, “Review” and Installation shot, Art in America, February 2011 Issue
2010 Roberta Smith, “Art Work”, The New York Times, December 3, 2010, p. C 31
Margrit Lewczuk Catalogue, “The Girl Next Door”, Loren Munk
Ben LaRocca, The Brooklyn Rail, “Art Work”, December/January Issue, 2010
The Brooklyn Rail Cover, Interview with Margrit Lewczuk and Phong Bui
2006 Hudson River Art, Sightings, p.31.2006 Volume Five
2005 Robb Report, “Painting with Light”, Jenny Wilhide, Spring 2005
2004 Kalm, James, The Brooklyn Rail, “All of Me”, Maier Museum of Art, September 2004
2000 Kalm, James, NY Arts, “An Homage to Albert Pinkham Ryder”, Vol.5, No. 5, p.71, May 1
1997 Cotter, Holland, The New York Times,”An Era Still Driven to Abstraction” April 11,
1992 Smith, Roberta, “From New York Painters, Work That Takes Time”,
The New York Times, May 1, 1992, p. C31
Russell, John, “Four Painters”, The New York Times, April 10, 1992
Smith, Roberta, The New York Times, April 17, 1992
1990 Cyphers, Peggy, Arts, March 1990, p. 114
1988 Pozzi, Lucio, Journal of Art, December 1988
Handy, Ellen, Arts, January 1988, p. 18
1986 Schwabsky, Barry, “Four Painters”, Arts, October 1986, p. 118
1984 Brenson, Michael, “Drawing with Respect to Painting”, The New York Times, March 2, 1981 Appearances, Nos. 4&5, December, Pus. 60-66


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2003-14 The New York Studio School, Painting Atelier Head
1994-14 The New School University, Drawing at the Metropolitan Museum
2012 Vermont Studio Center, Lecturer, Visiting Artist
2001-12 The New School University, Life Drawing
2011 Appointed Part time Associate Professor at The New School University
2007 Vermont Studio Center, Lecturer 0n Emma Kunz and Hilma Af Klint, Visiting Artist
2005 The New York Studio School, Lecture: On My Work
Maryland Institute of Contemporary Art, Visiting Artist
2004 Vermont Studio Center, Lecturer, Visiting Artist
1999-03 1999-03 Boston University, Graduate Seminar
2003 Rhode Island School of Design, Visiting Artist
Princeton University Studio Talk
Vermont Studio Center, Lecturer, Visiting Artist
1998-02 The New School University, “Women Artists in the 20th and 21th Century” Seminar
2001 Rhode Island School of Design, Thesis Committee
2000 Brandeis University, Visiting Artist
1999 Boston University, Graduate Seminar
University of Connecticut, Graduate Seminar
Maier Museum ,Lynchberg, Virginia, Visiting Artist
1998 Cooper Union School of Art and Architecture, Visiting Artist
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa., Visiting Artist
Fordham University, Drawing Symposium
Garrison Art Center, Lecturer on 20th Century Women Artists: Emily Carr, Alice Neel, Agnes Martin
The New School for Social Research “20th Century Women Artists” Class
1997 National Arts Club, Lecturer on prints
Vermont Studio Center, Visiting Artist
Sarah Lawrence College,Visiting Artist
1996-7 Princeton University, Painting
The New School for Social Research, Painting
1995 Empire State College, Visiting Artist
1995 Parsons School of Design, Visiting Artist
Randolph Macon College, Lynchberg, Virginia, VisitingArtist
1994 Vermont Studio Center, Visiting Artist
Boston University, Visiting Artist
1993 Connecticut College, Visiting Artist
1989 Empire State College, Visiting Artist