Art by Janet Culbertson
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New York University, M.A.
Carnegie-Mellon University, B.F.A.

Shelter Island Heights, New York 11965    

Pollack/Krasner 2008/09, Ludwig Vogelstein and Puffin Foundation Grants, 2004, Excellence Award, Fogg Museum 2001, Hoyt Museum Purchase Award, PA 1995, First Prize Notorious Long Island, NY Nassau County Museum 1994, Audrey Shrink Painting Award, N.A.W.A. 1993, Guild Hall Museum Award, East Hampton, NY 1992, The Creative Artist Public Service (CAPS) Award for drawing, NYC, 1979


2014    Stone Quarry Hill Art Park, Cazenovia, NY, May--June, "Paradise Gone?" Forty-year retrospective
2012     Accola /Griefen Gallery, Chelsea ,NY  “Possible Peril”                                            
2011    South St. Gallery, Greenport, NY “Vital Signs,” “Landscape Today”
2010    Islip Museum, Islip, NY “Future Tense”
2008     Galeria-National de San Jose, Costa Rica, “The Sacred Earth”; Floyd Memorial Library, Greenport, NY, “Billboards”
2006      Seton Hill Univ. Greensburg,PA  “Tomorrows Landscape”   
2004-05  The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Wash. DC, “Mythmaker” series 20 Eco-feminist drawings  from 1974
              MD Hall of Creative Arts, Annapolis, MD, “Smart growth”?  Ill. Central College, East Peoria, “Tomorrow’s Landscape”
2003     Cambridge Multicultural Arts Ctr., MA  “Today’s Landscape” & Nassau county Museum at Hewett Library, Envirnmental works.
2002     University of Nebraska, Omaha — “Earth First”
2001     Friends Academy, Locust Valley, NY (three artists)
1999     University of Bridgeport, CT — “Industryscapes”
1998     Wave Hall, Bronx, NY, 20 Industrial Park works; Nat’l. Acad. of Sciences, Washington, DC - “Industrial Park”& Billboard series.
1997     University of Alaska, Anchorage, “Dystopian Visions,” ; Atelier A/E Gallery, NYC  “Mythmaker”
1996     Stone Quarry Hill Art Park, Cazenovia, N.Y. —Suffolk College, Riverhead, N.Y. — Industrial Park and Billboard works
1992     Islip Museum, NY — Acme Art Co., Columbus, Ohio — Billboard series
1991     Carnegie-Mellon University Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA — Billboard series.
1989     Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY (also 1981, 1978).
1988     Harrisburg State Museum, PA — 15 large drawings—Rutgers University Women Artists Series, NJ
1982     Aronson Gallery, Atlanta, GA — large drawings, collages.
1981     Nardin Gallery, New York, NY — large drawings, collages.
1980     Heckscher Museum, Huntington, NY — “Four” CAPS Recipients.
1979     Women’s Interart Center Gallery, New York, NY
1977     Lerner-Heller Gallery, New York, NY — “Galapagos” series.
1975     Lerner-Heller Gallery, New York, NY — “Myth” series, drawings.
1973     Lerner-Heller Gallery, New York, NY — “Islands”, paintings.
1971     Lerner-Heller Gallery (Jack Misrachi), New York, NY Also Midtown Gallery, Atlanta, GA - silverpoint drawings. 
1970     Molly Barnes Gallery, Los Angeles, CA — silverpoint drawings.


2015 Long Island Museum, Stony Brook, NY "American Horizons: East to West"
2014 D'Amato Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY, "Retreat Invitational" Museum of Shenandoah Valley, VA "Land Fill Projects" San Antonio, TX "Frackaso" Denise Bibro Gallery, NYC "Alll About Water"
2013 Accola/Griefen Gallery, NYC "The Land Before and After Time" Narrows Center for The Arts, Fall River, MA "Petroleum Paradox" East End Arts Council, NY, Winners Exhibition
2012  Heckscher Museum, Long Island Biennial, Huntington, NY, Marder Gallery, Bridgehampton,NY
2011  Remembering 9/11, Suffolk Comm. College, Riverhead, NY
2010  Nabi Gallery, NRDC Exhibit, NYC  
2008  Accola  Cont. Premiere Exhibit, NYC – Tabla Rasa, Bklyn. NY
2007  Space 301, “Environmental concerns”, Mobile Al. 11 works  & “ National Drawing”, College of NJ, Ewing, NJ
2006  “The Luster of Silver”  Telfair museum, Savannah,GA  &  “Natural and Unnatural”, Hunterdon Museum, NJ  & “Stilled Life” Islip Mus. NY
2005  “War Peace and Civil Liberties”, Berkeley Art Center, CA   &  “Words”, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA   & “ Perceptions of our President”, Koos Art Center, Long Beach, CA, GWB mask,  &  “Witnessing”, Gallery 4222, Port Jeff. NY
2004  “Envision: Artists Respond to the Environment, Antioch Univ. Onio,  &  “The Great American Nude” Limner Gallery, Phoenicia, NY  
2003  The Nat’l. Museum of Women in the Arts, Feminist Art of The Seventies— “Bear”, Hershey Mus. PA., “Face to Face”, Long Island Museum of Art, Stony Brook, NY, “Noah’s Ark”, Islip Museum, NY, “Toxic Landscapes” — Puffin Foundation traveling exhibit; Pgh, PA, Teaneck, NJ, Cuba, “Landscapes – Mindscapes”, Long Beach Foundation, Loveladies, NJ, “Reactions”
2002  Exit Art, NYC, “Earth Matters” and “Debut”, LA Printmaking Society, CA, “911”, Union Street Gallery, Chicago, IL  (Best of show award), “In Response”, Savannah College of Art & Design, GA, “Earth 2002:  New Gallery, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, “Censorship” - Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL, “Denise Bibro Fine Art Group Show”, Denise Bibro Gallery, NYC
2001  “Obsession”, Heckscher Museum, Huntington, NY, The Harn and Cummer Museum traveling exhibition, FL, “The Swamp:  On the Edge of Eden,” Puffin traveling exhibition, “Toxic Landscape,” Long Island Mus. at Stony Brook, NY “Morning, Noon and Night,” The Print Center, Phil., PA “75th International,” Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY, “Symbols, Signs, etc.”; Gallery North, Setauket, NY, “Local Color” 2000  Telfair Museum, Savannah, GA, “Paving America,” Parrish Museum, Southampton, NY; “The Domesticated Landscape,” New Jersey Center for Visual Arts Summit, NJ; “Landscape at the Millennium,” Islip Museum, NY; “Eden Revisited"
1999  The Museums at Stony Brook, N.Y., “Treasures of Long Island”; Baruch College, NYC., “Reviewing Nature”;  Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ, “Revelations in Rubble”; University of Laramie Wyoming “Invitational”
1998  Nassau County Museum (purchase award), Roslyn Harbor, N.Y.; Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM “Rediscovering the Landscape of the Americas”, traveling exhibit
1997  Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, Fl., “Women Realists”; Nabi Gallery, Sag Harbor, N.Y., “Other Worlds and To the End”; 1996  West Publishing Co., Mn. Invitational and Purchase, “Art and the Law”,
1995  Hoyt Mus., New Castle, Pa., “14th Annual Purchase Award”; Anita Shapolsky Gallery, NYC., “Animals, Animals”; Staller Art Gallery, Stony Brook, NY, “18 Suffolk Artists”; Hamilton Univ., Clinton, NY, “Listening to the Earth”, 6 artists 
1994  Hillwood Art Museum, LIU, Brookville, NY, “Notorious Long Island”; Babcock Gallery Traveling Exhibit, NY, “Reinventing Regionalism”  1993  Guild Hall Mus., East Hampton, “Landscape Today”, Zimmerlie Mus., Rutgers Univ., “A View of One’s Own”; Arlene Bujese Gallery, East End, NY, “The Art of Protest” and “Wall to Wall”; Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR. and Farnsworth Mus., Rockland, ME, “Silverpoint Etcetera”
1992  Pratt Art Institute Invitational NY, “Theories, Myths, Visions”; Elsa Mott Ives Gallery, NYC, “Consumption of paradise” 
1991  Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR, “Collectors’ Exhibit”; Newport Art Museum, RI, “The Lost Landscape
1990  Hillwood Mus., LIU, Brookville, NY, “The Political Landscape”; Islip Mus., NY, “Dreams and Illusions”; Henry St. Settlement, NYC, “Artists Respond to the Environment”; Ucross Found. Invit’l., WY, “Points of View”;  
1989  Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY, “New Narrative”, Newport Mus., RI, “Interiors”; Tribia Macafee Gallery, NYC, “Arf Art” 
1988-87  Norton Gallery of Art, West Palm Beach, FL traveling exhibit, “The Fine Line, Drawing with Silver in America”; (Pensacola Mus., Fine Arts Mus. of Springfield, MA); Wilson Art Center, Rochester, NY, “Noah and the Ark”


2011      Suffolk Times, Beth Young, “Visions…”; Pulse Mag, “Vital Signs” Pat Rogers; Janet Goleas online Blog
2010      Dan’s Papers, Marion Weiss, Nabi Exhibit, NYC
2008      The Tico Times, Rob Bartlett, “The Sacred Earth,” 4/18 Issue
              Dan’s Papers, Victoria L. Cooper, “Save the Sacred Earth,” 3/14 Issue
              Dan’s Papers, Marion Wolberg Weiss, Art Commentary, “Ecofeminism,” 6/27 Issue
              Long Island Pulse, Pat Rogers, “Environmental Advocates,” April Issue                                                                         
2006      Pittsburgh/Greensburg Tribune Review, Kurt Shaw, “Dark Landscapes ”3/30
              Art Commentary, Dan’s Papers, Marion Wolberg Weiss, De cordova exhibit, Greenport, NY                                             
              The Star Leger, NJ,  Dan Bischoff,”Natural and Unnatural”   9/3                  
2003      Arts Media Magazine, David Newton, “Today’s Landscape”, April Issue, photos,  Boston                         
2002      Creative Insight, article by Janet Culbertson, “Losing Paradise”, Summer Issue                          
              Breakers, Larry Savadore, “Artists Explore Inner/Outer Realities”
2001      “Swamped” Illustrated Catalogue, essays by Lucy R. Lippard, Kerry Oliver Smith, others
              Animals at the Courthouse, East Hampton Star, April 2001, Rose Slivka
2000      Spotlight Gallery publication, Telfair Museum, Savannah, GA, October issue
              The New York Times, Phyllis Braff, “Personal Space,” Parrish Museum, April 30
              The New York Times, Helen A. Harrison, “Eden Revisited” (photo), Islip Museum, April 25
              Dan’s Papers, Marion Wolberg Weiss, “Personal Space,” Parrish Museum, May 5 (photo)
              Hampton Magazine article by Renee Dahl, “Personal Space” photo May 26
1999      The New York Times: Braff, Phyllis, “Animals in Art,” July 25; Harrison, Helen A. “Paper Weight,” April 25
1998      Terra Nova Magazine, “Losing Paradise”, article by Janet Culbertson, April
1997      Raynor, Vivien, The New York Times, the Wave Hill Exhibit and “Drawings” at Pelham, New York, Sept. 97
              Hinkle, Annette, Sag Harbor Express, Profile, Aug. 1997
              Cox, Rose, The Northern Light, Anchorage, Alaska, Profile, Sept. 1997
1996      Chayat, Sherry “Vital Signs II” Syracuse Herald, Sept. 15, 1996
              Slivka, Rose, “From Sea to Shining Sea”, East Hampton Star, 3/28/96; “Hangtough”, East Hampton Star”
              Parrish Art Museum “35th Annual”, East Hampton Star, October 10, 1996
              Long, Robert, “Perspectives”, Southampton Press, March 21, 1996
              Keiser, Ellen, “An East End Artist Living Beyond Labels”, Southampton Press article August, 1996
              Weiss, Marion Wolberg, “Suffolk Exhibit”, Dan’s Papers, March 29, 1996; “Hangtough”, Dan’s Papers, June 9, 1996
1995      Braff, Phyllis, “18 Suffolk Artists”, [at S.U.N.Y. Stony Brook] New York Times, March 26, 1995
              Slivka, Rose, “Winter Light”, East Hampton Star, February 23, 1995, “Light and Shadow, October 12th
1994      Gussow, Alan (Babcock Gallery)  The Artist as Native, New York, NY: Pomegranate Art Books.
              Harrison, Helen A.  “Notorious Long Island”, The New York Times, July 10, 1994.
              Lipson, Karin “Image Conscious”, Newsday, June 23, 1994.                       
              Slivka, Rose “Parrish 34th”, East Hampton Star, April 22, 1994.
              Slivka, Rose “From the Studio”, “On Paper”, East Hampton Star, May 26, 1994.
              Cross, Jennifer “Parrish Museum 34th”, Southampton Press, May 5, 1994.           
              Weiss, Marion Wolberg “Landscape at Guild Hall”, Dan's Papers, June 17, 1994,
              (May 27, 1994; Sept 9, 1994); “Multimedia ’94" (Bujese Gallery).
1993      Braff, Phyllis  “Wall to Wall”, The New York Times, Dec 5, 1993.
              Long, Robert “Perspectives”, Southampton Press, Nov. 18, 1993.
              Schlossman, Jenni “Janet Culbertson:” The Political Landscape”, Womens Art Journal, 1ssue 4,
              Schmidt, Charles, curator, Silverpoint Etcetera: Contemporary American Metalpoint Drawings. (catalogue).
              Slivka, Rose “Protest Art”, East Hampton Star, June 10, 1993.
              Weiss, Marion Wolberg  “Woman” Dan's Papers, Sept. 24, 1993.                       
              “The Artist as Native”, American Artist, Dec 1, 1993
1992      Constable, Leslie “Women’s Works Shine...”,  The Columbus Dispatch, Sept. 20, 1992.
              Braff, Phyllis  New York Times, Dec 6, 1992.
              Raynor, Vivien  “Artistic Visions, troubled Environments”,  The New York Times, June            14, 1992.
             Slivka, Rose  East Hampton Star, March 12, 1992.           
             Wix, Elizabeth  “Image Conscious”, Newsday, Aug 28, 1992.
1991     Harrison, Helen A. “Drawing Styles”, The New York Times, Sept. 1, 1991.
             Lowry, Patricia “Endangered Landscape”, The Pittsburgh Press, Aug. 22, 1991.
             Miller, Donald,  Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Aug. 10, 1991.
             Pantalone, John “The Lost Landscape”, Newport This Week, July 11, 1991.
             Bard, Elin, Dan's Papers, June 14, 1991.
             Slivka, Rose,  East Hampton Star, April 25, 1991
1990     Pisano, Ron,  Long Island Landscape Painting, Little, Brown & Co., Volume II.                                                        
             Braff, Phyllis,  “Fate of the World” The New York Times, April 8, 1990.
             Harrison, Helen A. “Fabulists”, The New York Times, May 20, 1990.           
             Gallerie, Culbertson, Janet (autobiographical article) Volume II.
             Lipson, Karin,  Newsday, April 20, 1990.
             Waden, Mary Ann, “The Political Landscape”, Hillwood Museum Exhibition.(catalogue) 
1989     DePetro, Anne, The Environment, Janet Culbertson, Women’s Artists News
             Harrison, Helen,  Curator, “ New Narrative” catalogue. Guild Hall Museum exhibit
 1985    Douglas Dreishpoon, Arts, Mag.  “Animals in the Arsenal”
             Weber, Bruce ”The Fine Line: Drawing with Silver in America”  Norton Gallery of Art, W. Palm Beach Fl  catalogue
             The New York Post, “ Noah and the Arc”,  Rochester Museum, NY
1981     “ Ecotage” Article, by Janet Culbertson,  Heresies Issue 13,  Ecology and Feminism
             Marter, Joan, Arts mag. Article on “ Galapagos” exhibit February  issue
             Barkan  & Freidman, “The Beast in Question”, Arts, Magazine, April 1980
1980     Lockridge, Katherine, “Four” Heckscher Museum, (Helen Harrison)  The New York Times, Nov.11
1979     Zimmer, William. Art Picks, Soho Weekly News, May 31
             C.A.P.S. Graphic Artists Award, Catalogue
1978     Heresies The Great Goddess Issue, P 59
             Culbertson, Janet, article on Women and Ecology, Women in the Arts Newsletter
             Glueck, Grace, The New York Times, OIA drawings,  May 5
1977     Vaughan, Mary, “The Galapagos, Islands”. Arts, Mag.  April
1976     Van Baron, Judith, “Choices”, Soho Weekly News June 10
             Orr, Chris, Plexus,( Myth), San Francisco, CA
             Dunham, Judith, Artweek., CA.Oct. Issue
             Brown, Gordon, (Myth) Arts Mag. September
1973     Williamson, Sue, Argus,  South Africa, Cape Town
1971     Gruen, John ”Silver Threads Among the Gold”, New York Magazine, May issue
             Attica Book,( Benny Andrews), Contributed a collage
             Young, Joseph, E,   Silverpoints, Art International, April 20
             Burnett, Clyde, Atlanta Journal , August 1
 1970    Seldis, Henry, Los Angeles Times, Silverpoints

MUSEUM and Public collections
Galeria-National de San Jose, Costa Rica (3 works)-Telfair Museum, Savannah, Ga.12 silverpoints. “Family Album” --  Hunterdon Museum, Clinton, NJ -Library of Congress (2 works), Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA – Telfair Museum, Savannah, GA – Long Island Museum of Art, Stony Brook, NY – McGraw-Hill Publishing Co., New York, NY – University of Minneapolis, MN – National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC. 20 Drawings, "Mythmaker" – Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY – St. Petersburg Museum of Art, St Petersburg, FL – Stone Quarry Hill Art Park, Cazenovia, N.Y. – Hoyt Museum of Art, New Castle, Pa. – West Publishing Co., Mn. – Zimmerlie Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ – Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, NY – Islip Museum, East Islip, NY – State Museum of Harrisburg, PA – Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY – American Telephone and Telegraph, Chicago, IL – University of Massachusetts Fine Art Museum, MA – Pace University, New York, NY – Fine Arts Museum of Fordham University, NYC – Central Suffolk Hospital, Riverhead, NY – Greenport Hospital, NY – The Dog Museum, St. Louis, MO – Republic Bank, NY – Delta Airlines, NY- Marsh McClellan Corp., NYC – Credito Banco Italiano, Seagrams Building, NYC.