RACHEL FRIEDBERG

 

Paintings
About the Artist

 

ONE PERSON & GROUP EXHIBITIONS * - solo exhibitions


2007 Kouros Gallery, New York, NY, "Accrochage"
*2006 Kouros Gallery, New York, NY, Selections from the He/She Series
2006 Heidi Cho Gallery, New York, NY, To the Moon Alice
*2006 New Hope Sidetracks Gallery, New Hope, N.Y. "Absence.Remembrance.Presence"
2006 William Patrerson U. Galleries "Luminous Depths" (catelogue) Six Women Explore The Ancient Art of Encaustic Painting
2004-2005 R&F Art Gallery Kingston, NY, Unbound Selected Artists from the Art of Encaustic Painting
2004 D.J.T. Fine Art, New York, NY, Celebrating 25 Years
2004 Arlene Bujese Gallery, E. Hampton, NY 10
2003-2004 Montclair Museum of Art, Montclair NJ, Growing Up
2003 Cervini Haas Gallery, Scottsdale AZ, Earth & Sky: Meditations
*2003 Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York, NY, Suburbia Revisited & Eulogy Series in Encaustic
2003 Arlene Bujese Gallery, East Hampton, NY, Dealer's Choice
*2002 Laurel Tracey Gallery, Red Bank, NJ, Two Decades of Encaustic
2002 Cummings Art Center, Connecticut College, New London, CT, Hot Wax
*2002 Melanee Cooper Gallery, Chicago, IL, Three Series: Suburbia, Eulogy for Sonia, Summer of 99
2002 Arlene Bujese Gallery, East Hampton, NY, The Iconic Image
2002 Denise Bibro Gallery, New York, NY, Encaustic/Wax
2001 Cervini Haas Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ, The Art of Encaustic
2001 Art Mecca Contemporary Fine Art, Chicago, IL Encaustic, Encaustic: Joanne Mattera and Friends
*2001 Arlene Bujese Gallery, East Hampton, NY Selections From a Fragile Balance
*2000-2001 Abramson Raimondo Gallery, Edgewater, NJ Selections From a Fragile Balance
2000 UFA Gallery, NY, NY, Introduction
2000 Arlene Bujese Gallery, East Hampton, NY, Multiples
2000 Arlene Bujese Gallery, East Hampton, NY, Dealer's Choice
1999 Montclair, NJ, Montclair Art Museum; Knoxville KY, Knoxville Museum of Art, Waxing Poetic: Encaustic Art in America (catalogue)
*1999 Staten Island, NY, The Staten Island Museum of Art and Science, Selections From a Fragile Balance (catalogue)
1999 New York, NY, E. Peterson Gallery, Marilyn
1998 Chicago, IL, Guenda Jay Gallery Waxworks
*1998 New York, NY E. Peterson Gallery, Rachel Friedberg: The White Paintings (catalogue)
*1998 Staten Island, NY, The Newhouse Gallery of Contemporary Art at Snug Harbor Cultural Center Encaustics
1997 Houston, TX, Judy Youens Gallery, The Figure in Contemporary Art
1996-1997 New York, NY, Avanti Galleries, Works on Paper
*1995 Amsterdam, Netherlands, Galerie Witteveen, Overzicht: 1981-1984
*1995 New York, NY, Avanti Galleries, From My Mother's Garden (catalogue)
1995 Santiago, Chile, Museo dell' Arte Contemporanea, Prints from the Frank Copello Print Shop
1994 East Hampton, NY, Renee Fotouhi Fine Art East, Signs & Symbols Two Person Exhibition
1994 East Hampton, NY, Vered Gallery
1994 Houston, TX, Judy Youens Gallery
*1994 New York, NY, Avanti Galleries, Early Encaustic Photocollages from 1980-1981 (catalogue)
1993 East Hampton, NY, Vered Gallery
1993 Houston, TX, Judy Youens Gallery
*1993 New York, NY, Avanti Galleries, Recent Encaustics & Drawings (catalogue)
1993 New York, NY, Julie Saul Gallery
1993 San Francisco, CA, Michael Dunev Gallery
1993 West Paterson, NJ, Nathans Gallery, New York Artists
1992 Chicago, IL, Steppenwolf Theatre Company
*1992 East Hampton, NY, Vered Gallery Recent Paintings
1992 East Hampton, NY, Guild Hall Museum
*1992 Houston, TX, Judy Youens Gallery Recent Paintings
1992 New York, NY, Avanti Galleries
1992 New York, NY, Lieberman/Saul Gallery
1992 Palo Alto, CA, Palo Alto Cultural Center, Contemporary Uses of Wax and Encaustic
1992 San Francisco, CA, Michael Dunev Gallery
1991 Bridgehampton, NY, Elaine Benson Gallery
*1991 East Hampton, NY, Vered Gallery, Recent Paintings
1991 Houston, TX, Judy Youens Gallery
1991 New York, NY, Avanti Galleries
1991 San Francisco, CA, Michael Dunev Gallery
*1990 East Hampton, NY, Vered Gallery, Houses
*1990 Houston, TX, Judy Youens Gallery, Recent Encaustics
1990 New York, NY, Hal Katzen Gallery
*1990 San Francisco, CA, Michael Dunev Gallery Recent Paintings
1989 East Hampton, NY, Vered Gallery, Nude or Naked
1989 Houston, TX, Judy Youens Gallery
*1989 San Francisco, CA, Michael Dunev Gallery Recent Paintings
1989 Santa Fe, NM, LeWallen/Butler Fine Art
*1988 East Hampton, NY, Vered Gallery, New Works
*1988 Roslyn, NY, Nassau County Museum of Art, Long Island Artists (catalogue)
1988 San Francisco, CA, Michael Dunev Gallery
*1987 East Hampton, NY, Vered Gallery New Works
*1987 Jersey City, NJ, Jersey City Museum, New Works
1987 San Francisco, CA, Michael Dunev Gallery Three from New York
1987 San Francisco, CA, Michael Dunev Gallery Recent Acquisitions
1986-1987 Williamsburg, VA, Muscarelli Museum of Art; Moscow, ID, Prichard Gallery, University of Idaho; Amarillo, TX, Amarillo Art Center; Tampa, FL, Tampa Museum; Cedar Falls, IA, University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art; Toledo, OH, Toledo Museum of Art; Winston Salem, NC, Wake Forest University Gallery; Chattanooga, TN, Hunter Museum of Art; Salem, NC, Wake Forest University Gallery; Chattanooga, TN, Hunter Museum of Art; Portsmouth, OH, Southern Ohio Museum & Cultural Center; Lamont Gallery, Exeter, NH, Phillips Exeter Academy Adornments (traveling exhibitions)
1986 East Hampton, NY, East Hampton Center For Contemporary Art Coming Together, Coming Apart
*1986 East Hampton, NY, Guild Hall Museum, Eleven Painters (catalogue)
*1986 East Hampton, NY, Vered Gallery
*1986 Morristown, NJ, The Morris Museum, The Potent Image (catalogue)
1986 New York, NY, Little John-Smith Gallery, Dog Days of August
1985-1986 New York, NY, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Adornments
1985 Newark, NJ, New Jersey Artists 5th Biennial, Newark Museum, Curators: Douglas Schultz, Albright Knox Gallery; Suzanne Delehanty, Neuberger Museum (catalogue)
*1984-1985 Newark, NJ, Newark Museum, Enigmatic Image
1984 Jamaica, NY, Jamaica Art Center, Situations (catalogue)
*1983-1984 New York, NY, 55 Mercer St. Gallery
1982 New York, NY, Bertha Urdang Gallery, Collection Room
1979 Newark, NJ, Newark Museum Women in Art, Curator: Fern Thurlow, Newark Museum
*1978 New York, NY, Gloria Cortella Gallery, Loan Exhibition
*1977 New York, NY, Gloria Cortella Gallery, Steel Works
1977 New Brunswick, NJ, Rutgers University Art Gallery, Tri-State Art Show, Curator: Barbara Haskell, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1976 New York, NY, Gloria Cortella Gallery
*1976 Ridgefield, CT, Aldrich Museum, Contemporary Reflections (catalogue)
1975 Brooklyn, NY, The Brooklyn Museum, Women in the Arts
1972 Norwalk, CT, Silvermine Guild, New England Exhibition, Curator: Evan Hopkins, Philadelphia Museum of Art
1971 Trenton, NJ, Trenton Museum, New Jersey Artists, Curator Romare Bearden
1970 Norwalk, CT, Silvermine Guild, New England Exhibition, Curator: Gordon MacKintosh Smith, Albright-Knox Gallery
1967 Norwalk, CT, Silver Mine Guild, New England Exhibition, Curator: Will Barnett
1966 White Plains, NY, Westchester Art Society
Curator: Lawrence Alloway, Guggenheim Museum
1964 New York, NY, Henry Street Settlement House, Gymnasium Show I,
Curators: Edward Bryant, Whitney Museum of American Art; Paul Moscani, New School; Van Weeren Griek, the Jewish Museum; Daniel Robbins, Guggenheim MuseumSELECTED

BIBLIOGRAPHY


2007 Luminous Depths: Six Women Expore the Ancient Art of Encaustic Painting, Nancy Einreinhofer
2003 Robert Long Feature Article An Artist on a Quest East Hampton Star, January 2, 2003
2001 Joanne Mattera, The Art of Encaustic Painting: Contemporary Expression in the Ancient Medium of Pigmented Wax, pp. 22,26,29,35,98,103,112,114,122,132-33
1998 Rachel Friedberg, A Fragile Balance (E. Peterson Editions)
1995 Monshouwer, Saskia, Uitgestelde herinneringen weerspiegeld overzich van Rachel Friedberg, article in Vernissage, Amsterdam, November 1995, pp. 78-79
1973 Box Art Assemblage Dona Z. Meilach, Crown Publishers

CATLAOGUE ESSAYS


Berman, Patricia G. 'The Unwinding Grid': Rachel Friedberg's Encaustic Photocollages in Rachel Friedberg: Early Encaustic Photocollages from 1980-1981, exhibition catalogue, New York, NY: Avanti Galleries, Inc. March 3-31, 1994.
Lipton, Eunice. Paintings by Rachel Friedberg: 'From My Mother's Garden,' in Rachel Friedberg: 'From My Mother's Garden', exhibition catalogue, New York, NY: Avanti Galleries, Inc., March 2-April 1, 1995.
Lubar, Robert s. "Rachel Friedberg: 'The Language of Memory," in Rachel Friedberg: Recent Encaustics & Works on Paper, exhibition catalogue, New York, NY: Avanti Galleries, Inc., March 2-April 1, 1995.
Nochlin, Linda. Spaces of Mortality: Rachel Friedberg's 'White Paintings' in Rachel Friedberg: The 'White Paintings' exhibition catalogue, New York NY: E. Peterson Gallery, October 15-December 1, 1998.

EXHIBITION REVIEWS


Chicago Tribune, Alan Gartner, August 9, 2002
Art in America, Maura Reilly, April 1999
The Underground National, Cover Magazine, Jeanne C. Wilkinson, April 1995
East Hampton Star, Robert Long Feature Article An Artist on a Quest, January 2, 2003
Sheridan Sanseqund, June 14, 2001
Rose Slivka, September 29, 1994; July 9, 1992; September 17, 1990; March 30, 1989; October 11, 1987, August 21, 1986
Houston Chronicle, Patricia Johnson, July 13, 1989, Susan Chadwick, July 7, 1989
New York Newsday, Karin Lipson, January 29, 1988; August 22, 1986, Malcom Preson, January 27, 1981
New York Times, D.Dominick Lombardi, January 2, 2005, Phillis Braff, October 9, 1994; January 31, 1988; October 4, 1987; September 14, 1986
Peri Halasz, April 29, 1973, Helen Harrison, October 11, 1987; October 26, 1986
Vivian Raynor, December 13, 1987; October 1, 1985; February 16, 1979, John Russell, November 1, 1975
David Shirey, January 6, 1985, William Zimmer, November 9, 1986; May 12, 1985
Newark Star Ledger, Eileen Warkins, October 10, 1993; September 29, 1985; April 1, 1985; December 16, 1984; December 14, 1984; January 29, 1978
Southampton Press, Darius Yektai, June 28, 2001
Robert Long, September 18, 1990; August 20, 1988; September 18, 1986
William Henry, October 23, 1986
Texas Star, Ellen Methner, July 21, 1989

AWARDS


1991-1992 Guild Hall Museum Award, East Hampton, NY, Juror: Barbara Haskell, Curator, Whitney Museum of American Art
1989 Guild Hall Museum Award, East Hampton, NY, Juror: Vivien Raynor, Art Critic, New York Times
1988 Guild Hall Museum Award, East Hampton, NY, Juror: Amei Wallach, Art Critic, Newsday
1983 New Jersey Council on the Arts Fellowship
1971 1st Prize - Mixed Media, Northshore Exhibition, Juror: Dorothy Miller, Museum of Modern Art, New York, Juror: Dore Ashton, Critic

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS


Columbia University - School of Social Research, New York, NY
The Newark Museum, Newark NJ
The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn NY
The Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Houston TX
The Montclair Museum of Fine Arts, Montclair, NJ
Heckscher Museum, Huntington, NY
University Gallery, University of Denver, Newark, DEL.
The Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA

UNIVERSITY AFFILIATIONS


Edward Williams College, Fairleigh Dickson University, Teaneck, NJ, Art Gallery Director, 1973-Present
Edward Williams College, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ, Artist in Residence, 1973-1986