ANNE SEELBACH

Education
MFA  Hunter College, New York, NY
        International Sommerakademie für Bildende Kunst, Salzburg Austria, founded in 1953 by Oskar Kokoschka
BA    New York University, New York, NY
        Centre College, Danville, KY

Solo Exhibitions
2017  St. Joseph's College, Patchogue, NY
2013  Alexey von Schlippe Gallery, University of Connecticut, Avery Point, CT
2012  PMW Gallery, Stamford, CT; “Troubled Waters: Awareness and Solutions”, Group for the East End, Southold, NY
2010  Aegon Gallery, Jones Visual Arts Center, Centre College, Danville, KY
2009  Alexey von Schlippe Gallery, University of Connecticut, Groton, CT
2004  "Anne Seelbach: Sculpture, Collage, Drawings" Beard Gallery, Wheaton College, Norton, MA
2002  Alexey von Schlippe Gallery, University of Connecticut, Groton, CT
2001  Alva Gallery, New London, CT
1997  New London Art Society & Gallery, New London , CT
1996  Kouros Gallery, New York, NY
1994  The Painting Center, New York, NY
1991  Trustman Gallery, Simmons College, Boston, MA; Frick Gallery, Belfast, ME
1990  Bunting Institute, Radcliffe College, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
1989  The Connecticut Gallery, Marlborough, CT
1988  Eckhaus Gallery, Hennef, Germany
1985  Tower Gallery, New York, NY
1984  The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ; Five Corners Library, Jersey City Cultural Arts Commission, NJ; A. Graham Thompson Memorial Museum, Alexandria Bay, NY;   Hunter College, New York, NY
1983  Burgundy Cafe/Gallery, New York, NY
1981  Tower Gallery, Southampton, NY
1979  Fifth Street Gallery, New York, NY
1978  Still Mountain Gallery, Roosevelt House, New York, NY

Grants, Honors, Awards
2011  NY Foundation for the Arts, MARK Professional Practice Program, Woodstock, NY
1991  Arts Lottery Grant, Massachusetts Cultural Council and Somerville Arts Council, MA
1990  Artist Fellowship, Bunting Institute, Radcliffe College, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 
1988  Triangle Artists’ Workshop, Pine Plains, NY
1987  MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH

Selected Group Exhibitions
2019  "Divine Intervention", curated by Teri Hackett, Christ Episcopal Church, Sag Harbor, NY; "Environmental Reflections" with Janet Culbertson, Carol Hunt, Anne Seelbach, Ty Stroudsburg, Jamie Forbes Gallery, Center Moriches, NY; "Bulgaria: Weird, Wild, Beautiful Places," Hygienic Art, New London, CT; "The Beach", curated by Scott Bluedorn, Amagansett Lifesaving Station, Amagansett, NY; "725" curated by Michael Butler, Sag Harbor Whaling Museum, Sag Harbor, NY
2018  “725”, curated by Michael Butler, Sag Harbor Whaling & Historical Museum, Sag Harbor, NY; “Against the Wind”, curated by Marla Lipkin, Art Sites Gallery, Riverhead, NY; “Part II, An Invitational”, curated by Kimberly Goff, Elaine Benson Gallery at the Children’s Museum of the East End, Bridgehampton, NY; "Interiors and Exteriors - Emotions, Rhythm, Space & Place Explored via Color", curated by Jamie Ellin Forbes, Jamie Forbes Gallery, Center Moriches, NY; "Pushing Boundaries - Art That Defies Expectations", curated by Alicia Longwell, an online competition/exhibition, hamptonsarthub.com
2017  "Holiday Show", Ille Arts Gallery, Amagansett, NY; "Exhibition for the Cinema", curated by April Gornik, Sag Harbor, NY; "Return to Ashawagh Hall", The Art Barge exhibition at Ashawagh Hall, East Hampton, NY
2016  "Poison Play", curated by Beth Giacummo, with Margaret DeLima, Scott McIntire, John Sabraw, Anne Seelbach, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY
2015  "Bridge of Light", curated by Vivian F. Zoe, Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, CT; "The Artist's Journey", curated by Sharon Griffis, Lyman Allyn Museum, New London, CT
2014  "Our Troubled Waters", curated by Deborah Katz, with JoAnne Dumas, Dawn Lee and Anne Seelbach, South Huntington Public Library, Huntington Station, NY; "Mash Up: Collages in Mixed Media", curated by Stephen Lamia, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY; "Springs Invitational", curated by Sue Ferguson Gussow, Ashawagh Hall, East Hampton, NY; "Amagansett Art Across the Years", Amagansett Historical Association, Amagansett, NY; "Long Island Biennial", Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY; "Holiday Show", Ille Arts Gallery, Amagansett, NY
2013  “NYFA 'MARK' Artists", curated by Beth Giacommo, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY;  "First Impressions - Printmaking with Solarplates", Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY; "Summertime", curated by Arlene Bujese, Southampton Cultural Center, Southampton, NY; "The Women - Part II", Peter Marcelle Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY; "Winners' Show" East End Arts, Riverhead, NY
2012  “NYFA MARK 11” curated by Mark Thomas Kanter, Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, Woodstock, NY; “La Morte” Juror: April Gornik, East End Arts Council, Riverhead, NY Award: Best-in-Show
2011  “Women” Juror: Pamela Williams, East End Arts Council, Riverhead, NY Award: First Place
2010  “Winners’ Show” East End Arts Council, Riverhead, NY
2009  “My Long Island” curated by Carole Jay Islip Art Museum, NY; “Water and Sky” Nabi Gallery, New York, NY; “Driven to Abstraction” Juror: Nuala Clarke, East End Arts Council, Riverhead, NY Award: Best-in-Show; “Bulgaria / Then & Now: The American & Bulgarian Exchange 1993-2009” Hygienic Art Galleries, New London, CT; “Anne Seelbach and Laura Stroh” The Rosalie Dimon Gallery, Jamesport Inn, Jamesport, NY 
2008  “The Creative Process” Juror: Peter Marcelle, East End Arts Council, Riverhead, NY; “Land-Water-Land” Canio’s Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY 
2007  The Nature Conservancy Landscape Show, Ashawagh Hall, East Hampton, NY
2006  “Anne Seelbach and Gretchen Hatfield” Palace of Culture, Sofia, Bulgaria; “Anne Seelbach and Gretchen Hatfield” Smolyan Art Gallery, Smolyan, Bulgaria; “Sea, Sky & Sculpture” Mabel and Victor D’Amico Studio and Archive, Amagansett, NY
2003  “Reactions & Reflections: Continuing Responses to September 11”, Beard Gallery, Wheaton College, Norton, MA
2002  “The Sound of the Land: The Connecticut Landscape” Norwalk Museum, Norwalk, CT;   “What Survives” Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT  
2001  “Hygienic Art XXII”, Hygienic Art Gallery, New London, CT
2000  “Vessels” Alva Gallery, New London, CT; “Bringing Art To The Research Environment” Pfizer Inc., Groton, CT
1999  “Bringing Art To The Research Environment” Pfizer Inc., Groton, CT; “Monothon” Connecticut Graphic Arts Center, Norwalk, CT 
1998  “Bringing Art to the Research Environment” Pfizer Inc., Groton, CT 
1997  “Fuel for Thought” Attleboro Museum, Attleboro, MA 
1996  “Kouroi & Korai” Kouros Gallery, New York, NY; Blaine House, State Capitol, Augusta, ME
1995  “Season Preview” Kouros Gallery, New York, NY; “Four Women” Frick Gallery, Belfast, ME ; “The Artist and the Artifact” Federal Reserve Bank, Boston, MA
1994  “Accrochage: Petit Format” Kouros Gallery, New York, NY; “Whitney Hansen & Anne Seelbach” Goat Alley Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY; “Symphony” Stamford Performing Arts Center, Stamford, CT 
1993  “Abstraction in the 90s”, organized by George Hofmann, Sound Shore Gallery, Stamford, CT; “High” Blondie’s Contemporary Art, New York, NY
1992 “Anne Seelbach: Urban Landscapes”, Frick Gallery, Belfast, ME; Goldsmith Gallery, Madison, CT
1991  “Reclamation Park #2 : Central Artery/Tunnel Project Site” Reclamation Artists, Fort Point Channel installation, Boston, MA; “15 Grant Winners” Massachusetts Arts Lottery Grant, Somerville, MA; “The First Decade” curated by Mary Luxenberg-Udell Sound Shore Gallery, Stamford, CT; Art Loan Program, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA; “The First Decade of the MFA Program 1981-1991  Hunter College Galleries, New York, NY
1990  The Bunting Institute, Radcliffe College, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; Faculty Exhibition, Northeastern University, Boston, MA; Faculty Exhibition, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI; “Maximum Diversity” City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ; PMW Gallery, Stamford, CT
1989  The Bunting Institute, Radcliffe College, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; “Summer Too” PMW Gallery, Stamford, CT; Frick Gallery, Belfast, ME; “Monmouth County Arts Council -10th Annual Juried Show” Juror: Alison Weld, Monmouth Museum, Monmouth, NJ
1988  “Skripturale” Frauenmuseum, Bonn, Germany; Richard Green Gallery, New York, NY; “Fantasy Dwellings” The Connecticut Gallery, Marlborough, CT 
1987  “Artchildren/Artselves” curated by S.K. Duff, City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ; “On Line” curated by Billy Biondi, City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ; “Erotik” Kommunale Gallery, Berlin, Germany; PMW Gallery, Stamford, CT
1986  “Erotik” Frauenmuseum, Bonn, Germany; “5th Annual Metro Show” City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ; “50 Works: Selections from the E.F. Hutton Collection” Metropolitan Museum and Art Center, Coral Gables, FL; “Architectural References” Shippee Gallery, New York, NY; “Real Property: A Contemporary Landscape Show” curated by Leah Durner, City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ 
1985  Gallery, New York, NY; “Objects of Comfort” curated by Peggie Lowenberg, City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ; Tower Gallery, New York, NY
1984  “The 69th Annual Juried Show”, cash prize, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY; City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ; Tower Gallery, New York, NY
1983  “New From New York” Tower Gallery, New York, NY; “Fresh Paint” Juror: Robert Atkins, Pleiades Gallery, New York, NY; Burgundy Cafe/Gallery, New York, NY; “One Meter Show” Hunter College Gallery, New York, NY
1981  “Annual Juried Show” Juror: Dore Ashton, The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY; “Bettina Cato & Anne Seelbach” Tower Gallery, Southampton, NY; East End Arts and Humanities Council, Riverhead, NY

Artists’ Residencies
2006  Bulgarian-American Exchange Program, Griffis Foundation, New London, CT/Orpheus Foundation, Sofia, Bulgaria
2003  I-Park, East Haddam, CT
1999  No Boundaries International Art Colony, Bald Head Island, NC
1992  Griffis Art Center, New London, CT, International Artist-in-Residence Program
1988  Frauenmuseum, Bonn, Germany
1986  Frauenmuseum, Bonn, Germany
1985  Centrum Frans Masereel Printmaking Workshop, Kasterlee, Belgium

Bibliography
Beckenstein, Joyce, “‘Joy’ attracts things of beauty,” Riverhead News-Review, Times/Review Newspapers, Mattituck, NY, August 30, 2012
Biondi, Billy. "On Line", catalog for an exhibition of drawings, City Without Walls, Newark, NJ 1987
Burke, Marcus B. “Seelbach Captures Force and Energy of Nature,” The Sun, Bridgehampton, NY, June 4, 1981
Caro, Anthony. Introduction to "Triangle Artists' Workshop 1988" catalogue, Mashomack Fish & Game Preserve, Pine Plains, NY 1988
Cohen, Mark Daniel. “What Survives,” Art New England, Dec/Jan 2003
Chowske, Nicholas. “Artist Draws Attention to Polluted Water,” Dan’s Papers, Manhattan Media, New York, NY December 14, 2012
Duff, S.K. "Artchildren/Artselves" catalog, City Without Walls, Newark, NJ 1987
Dufresne, Bethe. “Sharing Artistry: Griffis Art Center,” The Day, New London, CT, Oct. 13, 1991
Durner, Leah. "Real Property: A Contemporary Landscape Show" catalogue, City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ, 1986
Ernst, Eric. “Plein Air Approach In 2 shows,” Southampton Press, June 19 and June 26, 2008
Ford (a catalogue celebrating the first decade of exchange of artists between the USA and Bulgaria), Orpheus Publishing House and St. Kliment Ohridski University Press, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2008
French-Frazier, Nina. “Gallery Guide: Anne Seelbach”, The Westsider, New York, NY, March 9, 1978
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Hoffman, Hank. “The Big Picture - Anne Seelbach: The Hunebedden Paintings,” The New Haven Advocate, New Haven, CT, April 5, 2001; “Gallery reception and talk at PMW Gallery in Stamford”, Connecticut Art Scene, ctartscene.blogspot.com, June 11, 2012
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Teaching
1994-2018  The Victor D'Amico Institute of Art, Amagansett, NY
1991-1996  Arts Pro Tem, Hancock, NH
1994           Parsons School of Design, New York, NY
1990           Northeastern University, Boston, MA
                   Emerson College, Boston, MA
                   University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI
1985           The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
1981           The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY

Curatorial Experience
2018, 2006 "Sea, Sky & Sculpture - An Integration of Art, Architecture and the Landscape", curated by Anne Seelbach, Mabel and Victor D'Amico Studio and Archive, Amagansett, NY
1992-1995  Curator, Monhegan Museum, Monhegan, ME
1974-1978  Curatorial Assistant, The Costume Institute, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Television Interview
"Canio's Gallery Exhibition: Anne Seelbach and Christine Chew Smith", host Judy Sleed on "The Play Is The Thing", LTV Channel 20, East Hampton, NY, aired June 27, 30, July 1, 2008. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6TmRWq7IVs

Radio Interview
"Going Green", hosted by Bob DeLuca on 88.3 WPPB, Southampton, NY. Interview with artist Anne Seelbach and photographer Kathryn Szoka. Topic: Art and Conservation Advocacy. January 31, 2014 http://peconicpublicbroadcasting.org/post/going-green-013114-0

Video Links
A segment of an informal talk about the paintings and cut-outs in my “Troubled Waters” exhibition at the PMW Gallery, Stamford, CT, June 17, 2012 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dj7sqUUUXJs

An impromptu interview, “Artist Talk with Anne Seelbach at East End Arts Gallery”, Riverhead, NY, October 4, 2013
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUHfWczLySY

Corporate and Public Collections
American Foods of New Jersey
Centrum Frans Masereel, Kasterlee, Belgium
Continental Grain Corporation, New York, NY
Frauenmuseum, Bonn, Germany
Griffis Art Center, New London, CT
The Hillier Group, Princeton, NJ
I-Park, East Haddam, CT
Lehman Brothers, New York, NY
Lyman Allyn Museum, New London, CT
Margaret D., New York, NY
The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
Orpheus Foundation, Sofia, Bulgaria
Pfizer Inc., Groton, CT
Phoenix Mutual Life Insurance, Hartford, CT
Prudential Insurance, Newark, NJ
The Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Simmons College, Boston, MA
Smolyan Art Gallery and Museum, Smolyan, Bulgaria
State National Companies Inc., Bedford, TX
University of Connecticut, Groton, CT
Vesti Corporation, Boston, MA
XTO Energy, Fort Worth, TX