Nell Blaine  (American, 1922-1996) 

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Nell Blaine, Picotee

 

Nell Blaine
Picotee
1989

Tibor de Nagy Gallery
Nell Blaine, Garden and Font des Serpents St. Lucia

 

Nell Blaine
Garden and Font des Serpents St. Lucia
1965

Tibor de Nagy Gallery
Nell Blaine, Northern Sky with Island

 

Nell Blaine
Northern Sky with Island
1980

Tibor de Nagy Gallery
Nell Blaine, Summer Bouquet and Chair

 

Nell Blaine
Summer Bouquet and Chair
1963

Hollis Taggart Galleries
Nell Blaine, Blizzard Roses

 

Nell Blaine
Blizzard Roses
1991

Tibor de Nagy Gallery
Nell Blaine, Peonies

 

Nell Blaine
Peonies
1963

Tibor de Nagy Gallery
Nell Blaine, Dories, Gloucester

 

Nell Blaine
Dories, Gloucester
1963

Tibor de Nagy Gallery
Nell Blaine, White Figures on Blue

 

Nell Blaine
White Figures on Blue
1946

Tibor de Nagy Gallery
 
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Nell Blaine, Interior of stupa house #2

 

Nell Blaine
Interior of stupa house #2, 1959
watercolor

 

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Nell Blaine, Untitled

 

Nell Blaine
Untitled
oil on canvas

 

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Nell Blaine, Anemones with Red Cloth

 

Nell Blaine
Anemones with Red Cloth, 1961-1962
oil on canvas

 

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1922   Born in Richmond, VA
1939 - 1942   Studied at Richmond School of Art, Richmond, VA
1943   Awarded the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowships
1945   Studied etching and engraving at Atelier 17 with Stanley William Hayter
Awarded First Prize, Watercolor, Norfolk Museum of Arts & Sciences, Norfolk, VA
1946   Awarded the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowships
1945 - 1949   Member of Jane Street Group, New York, NY
1952 - 1953   Studied at New School for Social Research, New York, NY
1944 - 1957   Member of American Abstract Artists, New York, NY
Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, New York, NY
MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH
1958   Received the Neysa McMein Purchase Award, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, New York, NY
1960   Received the Hallmark International Award Collection
1962   Awarded the Ingram Merrill Foundation Grants
1964   Awarded the Longview Grants
Awarded the Ingram Merrill Foundation Grants
Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, New York, NY
1966   Awarded the Ingram Merrill Foundation Grants
1970   Awarded the Longview Grants
1972   Awarded the Creative Artists Public Service Program (CAPS) Grant
1973   Awarded the Rothko Foundation Grant
1974   Awarded the Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
1976   Awarded the Ingram Merrill Foundation Grants
1979   Received the First Governor’s Award for the Arts in Richmond, VA
1980   Honorary Doctorate, Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA
1982   Academician-Elect, National Academy of Design, New York, NY
Received the Emil and Dines Carlsen Award for Best Still Life, National Academy of Design, New York, NY
1985   Academician, National Academy of Design, New York, NY
Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
1986   Received the Honor Award for Achievement in the Visual Arts, Women’s Caucus for Art, Annual Conference, New York, NY
Awarded the Benjamin Altman Landscape Prize, 161st Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York, NY
1987   Received the First Alumni Award, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
1990   Received the Louise Nevelson Award in Art, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters
1996   Received the Lee Krasner Award from Pollock-Krasner Foundation
Received the Leslie Cheek Award for Outstanding Presentation in the Arts from the College of William and Mary
2013   Interior: Curated by Barry Rosen, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY
2012   Nell Blaine: A Glowing Order, Paintings and Watercolors, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
2011   Tibor de Nagy Gallery Painters & Poets, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY
2010   American Still Life: Treasures from the Parrish Art Museum, Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY
2009   Watercurrents – Water, The Painting Center, New York, NY
Fra Unuhusi til Attunda straetis (From Unuhus to Eighth Street), Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
2008   Works on Paper, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA
Painting in the Park, Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York, NY
2007   Nell Blaine: Image and Abstraction, Paintings and Drawings 1944-1959, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
A Woman’s Eye: Selected Works by 20th Century American Women Artists, The Lighthouse Center for the Arts,
2006   Natural Selection, Landscape Print Portfolio from Center Street Studio, Joel and Linda Harnett Print Study Center,
2004   Nell Blaine: Selected Works, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
Women Artists of the Twentieth Century, Anne Gary Powell Art Gallery Collection, Sweet Briar College, VA
2003   Artist in the World: Work from the 1950s, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
Nell Blaine: Abstract Paintings and Works on Paper, Valerie Carberry Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo exhibition)
Nell Blaine/ Theresa Pollak, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA (solo exhibition)
Working from Nature, Marymount College, Fordham University, Tarrytown, NY
2002   Nell Blaine: Bouquets, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
2001 - 2002   The Stamp of Impulse: Abstract Expressionist Prints, traveling from the Worcester Art Museum, Worcester,
2001   Nell Blaine: The Abstract Work, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
2000   Reconfiguring the New York School, Center for Figurative Painting, New York, NY
1999   Watercolors, Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York, NY
The Legacy of Hans Hofmann: Selections by Painters from the Hofmann School, Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York, NY
1998   Shattering the Southern Stereotype: Jack Beal, Nell Blaine, Dorothy Gillespie, Sally Mann and Cy Twombly, Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, Farmville, VA
Reynolds Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
1997   Still Life: The Object in American Art, 1915-1995: Selections from the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Gloucester Images: Print Retrospective, Wenniger Gallery, Rockport, MA
The Figure, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY
Art of This Century: The Women, Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, East Hampton, NY
Art and Friendship: Selections from the Roland F. Pease Collection, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY
American Art Today: The Garden, Art, Museum, Florida International University, Miami, FL (exhibition dedicated to the memory of Nell Blaine)
1996   Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA (solo exhibition)
Muscarelle Museum of Art, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA (solo exhibition)
1995   Surrounded by Light, Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO (solo exhibition)
Nell Blaine, Selections from the Arthur W. Cohen Collection, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
1994   Nell Blaine, Selected Works, Reynolds Gallery (solo exhibition)
1993   Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
  Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
  Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
  Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
  Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
  Yellowstone Art Center, Billings, MT
  Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
  National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts, New York, NY
  National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC
  Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
  Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY
  Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
  Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
  Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich Free Academy, Norwich, CT
  Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO
  Utah Museum of Fine Arts, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
  Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, Farmville, VA
  Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, CT
  Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC
  Montana Historical Society, Helena, MT
  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, MA
  Museo Civico e Gallerie d’Arte, Udine, Italy
  Museum of American Art of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, PA
  Museum of Art, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
  Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
  Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
  Essex Institute, Salem, MA
  Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA
  Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
  Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
  Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC
  High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
  Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
  Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ
  Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
  Art Museum of Western Virginia, Roanoke, VA
  Art Students League, New York, NY
  Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC
  Berkeley Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, CA
  Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
  Cape Ann Historical Association, Gloucester, MA
  Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
  College Art Gallery, State University of New York at New Paltz
  Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
  Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, NH
2001    'Nell Blaine: Sensations of Nature', Journal of the Print World, Spring
2001    'Nell Blaine: Sensations of Nature', The New York Times, May 25
2001    Leibowitz, Cathy. 'Nell Blaine at Tibor de Nagy', Art in America, May
2001    Ramirez, Jenny. 'A Reckless Joy', Style Weekly, April 3
2001    Kunitz, Daniel. 'Nell Blaine: The Abstract Work', The New Criterion, April
2001    Proctor, Roy. 'A zest for life fueled by colorful creativity', Richmond Times-Dispatch, March 18