Biography

Henry Finkelstein

Nationality: American
Dates: Born 1958
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Education:
 

1981-1983 MFA, Yale School of Art, New Haven, Connecticut
1976-1980 BFA, Cooper Union, New York, New York
 

 

Solo Exhibitions:
 

2015 Henry Finkelstein, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2013 Henry Finkelstein: Paintings, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2011 Henry Finkelstein: Recent Paintings, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2010 Henry Finkelstein, June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Portland, Maine
2009 Henry Finkelstein: Plein-Air Paintings from Maine and France, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2006 Henry Finkelstein: New Paintings, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2005 Kraushaar Galleries, New York
2004 Henry Finkelstein: Recent Paintings Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2003 Kraushaar Galleries, New York
2002 Henry Finkelstein: Paintings Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2001 Kraushaar Galleries, New York
1999 Between The Muse Gallery, Rockland, Maine
1999 Simon Gallery, Morristown, New Jersey
1993 Bengert McRae Gallery, Wyckoff, New Jersey
1993 Gleason Fine Art Gallery, Portland, Maine
1992 Musee du Chateau de Rochefort-en-Terre, France
1991 Washington Art Association, Washington Depot, Connecticut
1991 Prince Street Gallery, New York
1989 Andrews Gallery, Williamsburg, Virginia
1989 Parkerson Gallery, Houston, Texas
1988 Prince Street Gallery, New York
1986 Prince Street Gallery, New York
 

 

Group Exhibitions:
 

2016 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2015 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2014 60th Anniversary Exhibition: A Celebration of Valley House Artists, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2014 Summer Cut, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2014 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2013 Suitable Subjects: Contemporary Still Lifes, The Grace Museum, Abilene, Texas
2013 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2012 Houston Fine Art Fair, Reliant Center, Houston, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2012 Respect: Artists Invite Artists, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2012 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2011 The Good Earth, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2011 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2011 Fresh & Salty (a Valley House Gallery group exhibition), Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, Texas
2010 Shorelines, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2010 Art Chicago, Merchandise Mart, Chicago, Illinois (Valley House Gallery)
2010-2011 East meets Midwest: New Visions of Figurative Painting, The Beverly Art Center, Chicago, Illinois; Hoffman-LaChance Contemporary, St Louis, MO; Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY; Andrews Gallery, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA
2009 The 184th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Art, National Academy Museum & School of Fine Arts, New York, New York
2009 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2009 Thank You Fort Worth: An Appreciation from Valley House Gallery & Sculpture Garden, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, Texas
2007 The Art Show, Art Dealer’s Association of America, Park Avenue Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
2006 Summer Show, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2005 Valley House Exhibition, Masur Museum, Monroe, Louisiana
2004 Foliage, Kraushaar Galleries, New York, New York
2004 50th Anniversary Exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2004 Art Chicago, art fair, Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois (Valley House Gallery)
2003 178th Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York, New York
2003 A Fine Line, drawings curated by Robert Cottingham, National Academy of Design, New York, New York
2002 Art Atlanta, Art Fair, Atlanta, Georgia (Valley House Gallery)
2002 Beyond the Apple & Bottle: Still Life Invitational, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2001 176th Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York, New York
2001 Still Life, Kruashaar Galleries, New York, New York
2000 The Art of the Garden, curated by Carl Little, College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, Maine
2000 Kraushaar Gallery, New York, New York
1999 174th Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York
1999 New Jersey Landscapes, curated by Lois Dodd, Rider University Art Gallery, Lawrenceville, New Jersey
1998 173rd Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York
1997 172nd Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York, Ice Gallery, New York
1995 170th Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York
1994 169th Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York
1993 Mostly Maine, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York
1992-1993 On the Edge: 40 Years of Maine Painting, curated by Ted Wolff, Maine Coast Artists, Rockport, Maine, and Portland Museum of Art, Maine
1992 167th Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York
1991 Faculty Exhibition, Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford, West Hartford, Connecticut
1990 Faculty Exhibition, Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford, West Hartford, Connecticut
1990 165th Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York
1989 Faculty Exhibition, Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford, West Hartford, Connecticut
1989 The Winter Landscape, Wyckoff Gallery, Wyckoff, New Jersey
1988 Faculty Exhibition, Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford, West Hartford, Connecticut
1988 Young Masters I, Ingber Gallery, New York
1988 Cranberry Island Artists, Maine Coast Artists, Rockport, Maine
1988 Young Masters II, Ingber Gallery, New York
1988 163rd Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York
1987 Faculty Exhibition, Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford, West Hartford, Connecticut
1986 Faculty Exhibition, Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford, West Hartford, Connecticut
1985 Faculty Exhibition, Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford, West Hartford, Connecticut
1984 Faculty Exhibition, Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford, West Hartford, Connecticut
1983 MFA Thesis Show, Yale School of Art, New Haven, Connecticut
1982 The Painting Tradition, Cooper Union Alumni 1965-80, Houghton Gallery, Cooper Union, New York
1979 National Arts Club Annual Exhibition, New York
 

 

Awards:
 

2003 Carnegie Prize, National Academy of Design, New York
2000 Rochefort-en-Terre Residency Grant, Chateau de Rochefort-en-Terre, France
1995 Honorable Mention, National Academy of Design Annual Exhibition
1994 Residency Fellowship, Dorland Mountain Arts Colony, California
1994 NA Elect, National Academy of Design
1992 Rochefort-en-Terre Residency Grant, Chateau de Rochefort-en-Terre, France
1988 Julius Hallgarten Prize, National Academy of Design
1983-1984 Fulbright Fellowship, Painting, Italy
1980 Ford Foundation Materials Grant
1980 Ethel Cram Memorial Prize, Cooper Union
1979 2nd Prize at National Arts Club Exhibition
 

 

Literature:
 

Henry Finkelstein, Paintings, exhibition catalogue, interview by Bill Scott, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas, 2013.
 

Kent Boyer, “Recent Works by Henry Finkelstein at Valley House Gallery,” Dallas Art News, posted Wednesday May 11, 2011, accessed Thursday May 19, 2011, http://www.dallasartnews.com/2011/05/recent-works-by-henry-finkelstein-at-valley-house-gallery/. The Pool from the Studio, Interior with Bust of Minerva, and Apple Tree by a Path reproduced.
 

Henry Finkelstein: Jerusalem Studio School Interview, February 2010, in concert with the workshop “Drawing with Color,” February 1-3, 2010.
 

Mike Daniel, Art, The Dallas Morning News Guide, April 14, 2006, pages 30-31, The Mill at Bragoux reproduced
 

50th Anniversary, exhibition catalogue, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas, 2004, color illust.
 

Carl Little, “Henry Finkelstein at Kraushaar,” Art in America, September 2003, p. 126.
 

Deborah Mason, Vision, Fall 2001
 

Marion Filler, Daily Record, Morris County, NJ, January 30, 1999.
 

Roberta Smith, The New York Times, March 25, 1994
 

Carl Little, Art New England, Oct./Nov. 1993
 

Philip Isaacson, Maine Sunday Telegram, May 30, 1993
 

Jean-Pierre Chedaleux, Ouest France, July 28, 1992
 

Vivien Raynor, The New York Times, March 26, 1989
 

John Zeaman, The Bergen Record, March 21, 1989
 

Edgar Allen Beame, Maine Times, July 15, 1988
 

Michael Brenson, The New York Times, January 3, 1986
 

 

 

Teaching:
 

1996-present Drawing Instructor, Drawing Marathon, New York Studio School
1996-present Drawing and Painting Instructor, National Academy of Design, New York
1998-99 Visiting Artist, Washington Studio School, Washington, D.C.
1984-92 Assistant Professor, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford
1988-90 Chair of Painting Department, West Hartford, Connecticut
1989 Visiting Artist, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia
1986-87 Visiting Assistant Professor, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York
 

 

Public Collections:
 

Hankinson LLP, Dallas, Texas
New York Palace Hotel, New York, New York
William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas

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