Education

School of Fine Arts, Yale University, BFA – Painting

 

Awards and Grants (Selected)

2010         Tri-State Artist Competition, Hammond Museum, North Salem, NY

2003        Weir Farm Visiting Artist Grant, Weir Farm Trust, Wilton, CT

1998        Grumbacher Gold Medallion Award Connecticut Women Artists, New Britian Museum, New Britian, CT Juried by Judy Chicago

1997        The A.S.W Award (Major Award for Painting) Art of the Northeast U.S.A, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT

1992        Regional Fellowship in Painting for Visual Arts, New England Foundation for the Arts/National Endowment for the Arts

1982        Fourth Annual Faber Birren Award for Distinctive and Creative Expression with Color, The Faber Birren National Color Award Show, Stamford Art Association, Stamford, CT – Juried by John Baur of the Whitney Museum

1976        Purchase Award – Watercolor Division, 1st Prize, 1976 Fairfield Chamber of Commerce Exhibition, Juried by Joseph Hirschorn and Revington Arthur.

1970        Grumbacher Award, Mixed Media 21st New England Exhibition, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT

1969        Mixed Media, 1st Prize 20th Anniversary New England Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, Silvermine Guild Arts Center Canaan, CT – Juried by John Baur of the Whitney Museum


One Person Exhibitions (Selected)

2013        Dresses of Long Ago, The Shed, Brooklyn, NY

2013        Retrospective: Delving forward and backward, UCONN Stamford Art Gallery, Stamford, CT

2012        Obsolete Elegance: A Tribute to JWK, Silvermine Arts Center, New Canaan, CT

2005        My Own History of Art, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT

2002        My Dress of Long Ago, Directors Choice: Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT

2001        One Person Exhibit, Nan Mulford Galllery, Rockland, ME

1998        The Forest, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT

1998        The Forest, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME    

1998        Gifts (with Lucy Sallick) Portside Gallery, Rowayton Arts Center, Rowayton, CT

1993        Connections: An Exhibition of Two Friends, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT

1993        A Ten Year Retrospective, Hurlbutt Gallery, Friends of the Greenwich Library, Greenwich, CT

1991        Following the Grain, SOHO 20 Gallery, New York, NY

1988        Southern Memories, SOHO 20 Gallery, New York, NY

1988        Southern Memories – Northern Dreams (with Lucy Sallick), Lyme Academy of Fine Arts, Lyme, CT

1986        Eddy Rocks Continued – Tenants Harbor, Maine, University of Bridgeport, Bernhard Center for Arts & Humanities, Carlson Gallery, Bridgeport, CT

1984        Open Boxes, SOHO 20 Gallery Invitational Space, New York, NY

1984        Eddy Rocks – Tenants Harbor, Maine, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT

1982        Constance Kiermaier – Recent Work, Discovery Museum, Bridgeport, CT

1982        On Balance – Collages by Constance Kiermaier, Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT

1981        President’s Choice, Woods Gerry Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

 

Group Exhibitions

2008        59th Annual Art of the Northeast, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT

2008        12=ONE, A collaboration on Concepts Mentored by Constance Kiermaier, Flinn Gallery, Greenwich, CT

2007        States of Connecticut, Westport Arts Center, Westport, CT

2003-04   Word Image, Westport Arts Center, Westport, CT

2003        Weir Farm Visiting Artists, Housatonic Museum, Bridgeport, CT   (catalogue)

2003        The Common Thread, Discovering Fiber in Contemporary Art, Westport Arts Center, Westport, CT

2002        5th Annual American Print Biennial, Marsh Art Gallery, The University of Richmond Museum, Richmond, VA

2001        Connecticut Women Artists, Discovery Museum, Bridgeport, CT

2000        New Art Annual 2000, Stamford Museum, Stamford, CT

2000        New Mulford Gallery, Rockport, ME

1999        Davidson and Daughters, Portland, ME

1998        Connecticut Women Artists Juried Show, New Britian Museum, New Britian, CT

1998        Portland Museum Biennial, Portland, ME

1997        Studio Work, Between the Muse Gallery,  Rockland, ME

1997        Art of the Northeast USA, New Canaan, CT   (catalogue)

1996        18th Annual Juried Exhibition, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME  (catalogue)

1995        Screens and Sculpture, Westport Arts Center, Westport, CT

1994        Versions of Childhood – Autobiographical Fragments, ARTSPACE, New Haven, CT

1994        16 Connecticut Women Artists, The Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, CT

 1993        The Unique Print, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME

1993        The Choice of Painting: Recent Work by 1992 Fellows of the New England Foundation for the Arts, Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, CT (catalogue)

1992        NEA/NEFA Regional Fellowship Recipients in the Visual Arts, Boston Center of the Arts, Mills Gallery, Boston, MA

1989        Connecticut Collage, 100 Pearl Street Gallery, Hartford, CT (catalogue)

1987        A Generation of Vision, Fairfield University Gallery, Fairfield, CT

1986        Self Portraits, G.W. Einstein Gallery, New York, NY

1986        Art in a Box: Hommage to Joseph Cornell, Silvermine Guild for the Arts, New Canaan, CT

1984        Artists Choice, Maples Gallery, Fairleigh Dickinson University, NJ

1982        Connecticut Watercolor Society Exhibition, Barnum Museum, Bridgeport, CT

1981        Down East on Paper, Westport Town Hall Gallery, Westport, CT

1980        National Society of Painters in Casein and Acrylic, National Academy of Fine Arts, New York, NY

1980        The Corporate Collections, Museum of Art, Science and Industry, Bridgeport, CT

1977        New Work, Genesis Gallery, New York, NY

1976        Eighth Southern New England, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT

1976        Alumni Invitational Exhibition, Yale School of Fine Arts, Yale University, New Haven, CT

 

Public Collections  (selected)

Xerox Corporation, Greenwich, CT                                                      

General Electric, Company, Fairfield, CT                                             

Marketing Corporation of America, Westport, CT                                              

Town of Fairfield Collection, Fairfield, CT                                           

Aaron Green Associates, New York, NY

Westport Library Collection, Westport, CT

Charles Zanda Design, Greenwich, CT

Norwalk Community College Collection, Norwalk, CT

Housatonic Museum, Bridgeport, CT

 

Private Collections (selected)

Mrs. David Prager, New York, NY                                                                               

Mr. and Mrs. Carlo Querce, Fiesole, Florence, Italy

Mrs. Robert Warner, Washington, DC                                                  

Mr. and Mrs. Vance Harrison, Sarasota, FL                                         

Mrs. James Pendry, Winnetka, IL                                                         

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jacobs, Rockport, ME                                        

Ms. Helen During, Weston, CT                                                            

Mr. and Mrs. John Ames, Camden, ME                                                               

Mr. and Mrs. Carl Muller, London, England

Madame Aude De Rochebouet, Paris, France

Mr. and Mrs. James Burke, New York, NY

Mrs. Lucy Sallick, Westport, CT

Ms. Eve Ingalls, Princeton, NJ

Mr. James Pendry, Westport, CT

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Eddy, Camden, ME

Mr. and Mrs. Giorgio Cavalieri, Milan, Italy

Mr. Nicolo Querce, Milan, Italy

 

Organizations

Member SOHO 20

Board Member, Silvermine Guild Center for the Arts, 1980-1988

Member Alumni Board (1973-74), Yale School of Fine Arts

Westport Council of the Arts

 

Teaching               

Darien Arts Center, Darien, CT

Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, CT

Lyme Academy of Fine Arts, Lyme, CT

Hope House Painting Workshop, Tenants Harbor, ME  (summers)

Rowayton Arts Center, Rowayton, CT

 

Bibliography

Edward Allen Beem, Maine Times, (Portland, ME), November 19, 1998

Deborah W. Seisagall, New York Times, December 27, 1998

Pat Davidson Reef, Sun Journal, (Lewiston, ME), November 20, 1998

Betty Tyler, Norwalk Hour (CT), May 8, 1997

Phillip Isaacson, Maine Sunday Telegram (Portland), May 11, 1997

Bess Liebson, New York Times, February 14, 1993

Beth DuFresne, New London Day, Week of February 11-17, 1993

William Zimmer, New York Times, March 14, 1993

Kate Jennings, Art New England, November 1990

Vivian Raynor, New York Times, Sunday, August 8, 1980, page CN-20

Bernard Hanson, Hartford Courant (Hartford, CT), September 20, 1979, pg. 8

Martha Scott, Bridgeport Post (Bridgeport, CT), Art Review, September 9, 1979

 

Publications

To Be On An Island, 1980, Down East Publications, Poetry, Constance Kiermaier

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