Leslie Parke                                                                                                                                      

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016                       Particle/Wave: Photographs by Leslie Parke, Bennington Museum, Bennington, Vermont

                                Particle/Wave Photographs, Soprafina Gallery, Boston, Massachusettes

2015                       Everything is Real, Gremillion & Co., Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

                                Soprafina Gallery, Boston, Massachusettes

2014                      Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester, Vermont

2013                       Cross MacKenzie Gallery, Washington, DC

2011                       What Remains, Gremillion & Co., Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

                                Figure Paintings of Leslie Parke, The Feick Art Gallery, Green Mountain College, Poultney, Vermont

2010                       Gibsone Jessop Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

Gremillion &Co. Fine Arts, Inc. Dallas, Texas

2009                       Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester, Vermont

2008                       Leslie Parke: Regional Artist Series, Bennington Museum, Bennington, Vermont

2007                       David Zapf Gallery, San Diego, California

2006                       Gibsone Jessop Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2005                       Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester, Vermont

2004                       David Barnett Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin                          

2003                       Gibsone Jessop Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

Hopper House, West Nyack, New York

2002                       Gremillion & Co. Fine Arts, Inc., Houston, Texas                      

2001                       Longstreth and Goldberg, Naples, Florida                 

2000                       Natural Histories, Southern Vermont Art Center, Mancester, Vermont

David Barnett Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The Weight of Pearls: The Still Life Paintings of Leslie Parke, Usdan Gallery, Bennington College,                 Bennington, Vermont

                                Bennett Galleries, Knoxville, Tennessee                     

1999                       Desire and Discipline: The Boxing Paintings of Leslie Parke San Diego,Hall of Champions Sports                 

              Museum, San Diego, California

Roberge Gallery, Palm Desert, California

1998                      Eclectic Vision: Leslie Parke, Museum of the Southwest, Midland, Texas            

1995                       Galerie in Filmhaus Saarbrucken, Landeshauptstadt Saarbrucken der Oberburgemeister

                 (Civic Arts Center), invitation by the City of Saarbrucken for solo exhibition.

1992                       Galerie Etienne de Causans, Paris, France                                  

1988                      Leslie Parke: The Giotto Series, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts

1982                       Inside Track, collaboration with composer Henry Brant,The Holland Festival, Amsterdam and The                                                        Hague, Netherlands,

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2015                       Real/Abstract, North Main Gallery, Salem, New York

2014                       Mohawk Regional, Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, New York

2013                      Contemporary Trompe L’Oeil , John F. Peto Studio Museum, Island Heights, New Jersey

                                NYFA MARK Artists,  Islip Art Museum, East Islip, New York

2012                       Assemblages, Gremillion and Company, Fine Arts, Inc., Dallas, Texas

2011                       Mark X: Troy Artists, Martin Mullen Art Gallery at SUNY Oneonta, New York

2010                       Lombard Fine Arts, Orlando, Florida

2008                       Galerie Aqui Siam Ben, A.I.R. Vallauris, Vallauris, France

2003                       Second Women’s Conference Exhibition, Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University, South Orange, New                                                            Jersey

 

Leslie Parke      Selected Group Exhibitions, continued

2002                       Figurative Works, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, Florida

Burpee Museum of Natural History, Rockford, Illinois

          Virtue, College of Visual Arts Gallery, College of Visual Arts, St. Paul, Minnesota

1996                       Frequencies of Nature, Tallahassee Museum of History and Natural Science, Tallahassee, Florida

                   1995                       Frequencies of Nature, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, Atlanta, Georgia

                     New American Talent, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, Texas

                     Predatory Vision,  Richard  F. Brush Art Gallery, St. Lawrence University, Canton,  New York

1993                       Visual Voices: The Female, University of West Florida, Pensacola, Florida

States of the Art, AI.R. Gallery, New York, New York, curator, Lowery Sims                     

                                Form,Shape and Vision, Schick Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York

Contemporary Works: Small Format, Cité Universitaire, Paris, France

1992                       Contemporary Artists for Global Peace, Casa Argentina en Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel

                                America 500:The Contemporary Discovery and Rediscovery of America, Compton-Goethals Gallery, City                                                                 College of New York, New York, traveling exhibition

1991                       Sensibilities Galerie Moderne et Contemporaine, Paris, France

1990                       Recent Trends in Works of Art on  Paper, Museo de Arte Moderno, Buenos Aires, Argentina

1985                       Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

1984                       Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, New York

Haswell's Mill 1784 - Papermaker's Palette, Bennington Museum, Bennington, Vermont,                                            

 

SELECTED AWARDS AND GRANTS

 

2014                       Marijo Dougherty and Norman Bauman Award

2011                       Esther and Adolph Gottlieb Individual Support Grant

2010                       New York Foundation for the Arts MARK Program Fellowship

2009                       Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council Arts Initiative Award

2008                       A.I.R. Vallauris, two-month residency in Vallauris, France

2005                       George Sugarman Foundation Grant

2002                       Armory Art Center Award, West Palm Beach, Florida

1994                       Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Foundation International Artist, a program of

Arts International, five-month residency in Giverny, France

                                Itzhak Sankowsky Award, Main Line Art Center, Color Now exhibition

1993                       Selected Artist, New American Paintings, Mid-Atlantic Edition, Open Studio Press

                                Honor Award, Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art and Architecture Visual Arts

Award Program, for the Giotto Series

1974-76                                 1974-76                 Fellowship, Bennington College Master of Fine Arts Program

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

                                Landi, Ann, Leslie Parke Paintings, catalog, Shushan, New York, Quince Press, 2010

Kotzin, Miriam N. Interview with Leslie Parke, Per Contra E-zine, Fall,                 http://www.percontra.net/20visualarts.htm, 2010.

Hayward , Gordon, Art and the Gardener: Fine Painting as Inspiration for Garden Design, Gibbs Smith, Lake City.2008

 Anderson,Linda, Living inside a Painting, Fifty-one Percent, National Public Radio, January, 1999.

                              

EDUCATION

1976 – MA    Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont

1974 – BA     Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont

1973 -The Whitney Museum Independent Study Program, New York, New York