LewAllen Galleries

Bernard Chaet

(American, 1924–2012)

bass rocks by bernard chaet

Bernard Chaet

Bass Rocks, 2007

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girl with red painting by bernard chaet

Bernard Chaet

Girl with Red Painting, 1968

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rocky shore by bernard chaet

Bernard Chaet

Rocky Shore, 2006

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september storm by bernard chaet

Bernard Chaet

September Storm, 1984–2001

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swirl by bernard chaet

Bernard Chaet

Swirl, 2006

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terre verte by bernard chaet

Bernard Chaet

Terre Verte, 1977

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Biography

Timeline

1924
Born, Boston, Massachusetts
1942 - 1947
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Tufts University, Medford, MA
1967
National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities, Sabbatical Grant
1968
National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities, Sabbatical Grant
1981
American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, Hassam and Speicher Fund Purchase
1986
Artist in Residence, Dartmouth College
Distinguished Teaching of Art Award, College Art Association
Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts, Maryland Institute College of Art
1994
Elected Member of National Academy of Design

Exhibitions

2007
“Bernard Chaet, Granite Pier”, David Findlay Jr Fine Art, New York, NY (solo)
“SummerSet”, David Findlay Jr Fine Art, New York, NY
“182nd Annual Exhibition,” National Academy of Design, New York, NY
2006
“A Salute to the National Academy,” David Findlay Jr Fine Art, New York, NY
“Natural Selection: Landscape Print Portfolio from Center Street Studio,” Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA
“A Good Day for Painting: The Art of Bernard Chaet”, Amherst College, Amherst, MA (solo)
"Landscaping," Lohin Geduld Gallery, New York, NY
2005
David Findlay Jr Fine Art, New York, NY (solo)
Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA (solo)
Butler Institute of Art, Youngstown, OH (solo)

Literature

2005
Harnett Gallery, University of Richmond Museums, September, Essay by Isabelle Dervaux
2003
Mario Naves, New York Observer, David Findlay Jr. Fine Art, New York, NY, May
Lance Espland, Art News, David Findlay Jr. Fine Art, New York, NY, September
Sinclair Hitchings, New Voices in 1940s Boston, Boston University Art Gallery
2002
Cate McQuaid, Boston Globe,“Chaet Takes Roots at Sea,” Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA September
2000
William C. Agee, essay, M.B. Modern, New York, NY, April
Ruth Fine, The Jalane and Richard Davidson Collection, The Art Institute of Chicago
Rachel Rosenfeld, Nicholas Capasso, Jennifer Uhrane, Painting in Boston, 1950-2000, De Cordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
1999
John Arthur, Green Woods and Crystal Waters, The American Landscape Tradition, The Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa
1998
Texts by Andrew Forge, Frank Moore, Rosanna Warren, Curated by George Negraponte, New York Studio School, February –April