Biography

Allison Gildersleeve

Nationality: American
Dates: Born 1970
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Recent Press:
 

Allison Gildersleeve in conversation with Cheryl Vogel, Part 1: On painting and process
 

Allison Gildersleeve in conversation with Cheryl Vogel, Part 2: On the title of the exhibition “Closer Than They Appear,” and the works on paper
 

Allison Gildersleeve in conversation with Cheryl Vogel, Part 3: On her paintings of interiors
 

Education:
 

2006 M.F.A., Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, New York
1993 Parsons School of Design, Paris, France
1992 B.A., College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia
1989 University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
 

 

Solo Exhibitions:
 

2015 Closer Than They Appear, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2014 Cynthia Reeves New England, Walpole, New Hampshire
2014 Asya Geisberg Gallery, New York, New York
2014 Robischon Gallery, Denver, Colorado
2012 Static Electric, Galleri Andersson Sandström, Umeå, Sweden (catalogue)
2012 Written Under, Cynthia-Reeves Gallery, New York, New York
2012 Let Me Show It To You Unfixed, Asya Geisberg Gallery, New York, New York (catalogue)
2010 Cynthia-Reeves New England, Hanover, New Hampshire
2009 The Here and Then, Galleri Andersson Sandström, Umeå, Sweden (catalogue)
2009 The Here and Then, Galleri Andersson Sandström, Stockholm, Sweden
2007 Loss of Place, Michael Steinberg Fine Art, New York, New York
2005 650 Madison Ave Exhibition Program, New York, New York
2004 Allison Gildersleeve, New Paintings, Supreme Trading, Brooklyn, New York
1998 Good Girl, Red Mill Gallery, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont
 

 

Two-Person Exhibitions:
 

2011 Bramblur: Katy Stone & Allison Gildersleeve, Johansson Projects, Oakland, California
2010 Eric Jeor & Allison Gildersleeve, Allegra Laviola Gallery, New York, New York
2003 Allison Gildersleeve & Cynthia Innis, PS122 Gallery, New York, New York
1999 Allison Gildersleeve & Carol Hinrichsen, Sarah Nightingale Gallery, Water Mill, New York
 

 

Group Exhibitions:
 

2016 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2016 Collaboration: The Artist and the Land, SHARON ARTS CENTER, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Land, curated by Kate Lenahan, Peterborough, NH
2015 Art Miami New York, Pier 94, New York, New York (Cynthia-Reeves)
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 A.G.G.W.O.P., Asya Geisberg Gallery, New York, New York
2012 Housebound, Heiner Contemporary, Washington, DC
2011 Under Great Pressure, Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg, Sweden
2011 Color Schemes, Storefront Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
2011 The Woods are Lovely, Dark and Deep, Asya Geisberg Gallery, New York, New York
2010 The Big Show, Silas Marder Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York
2010 Natural Reaction, Heskin Contemporary, Brooklyn, New York
2009 The Map is Not the Territory, Dumbo Art Under the Bridge Festival, Brooklyn, New York
2009 Summer Salon, LaViola Bank Gallery, New York, New York
2008 Back to the Drawing Board, Michael Steinberg Fine Art, New York, New York
2007 Red Desert, Heskin Contemporary, curated by Sarah Trigg, New York, New York
2006 Flow: Navigating the Super Paradigm, Collaborative Concepts, curated by Karlos Carcamo, Beacon, New York
2006 Greater Brooklyn, CRG Gallery, New York, New York
2006 First Look, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, New York
2004 Six, Supreme Trading, Brooklyn, New York
2004 The Warm Weather is Holding, Milton Avery Graduate School, Red Hook, New York
2001 Bay Area Center for the Consolidated Arts, Berkeley, California
2000 Bowery Gallery, curated by Joan Snyder, New York, New York
2000 Cross Point, Gana Art Space, Seoul, Korea
2000 Delicate, 381G Gallery, San Francisco, California
 

 

Awards and Residencies:
 

2008 New York Foundation of the Arts Fellow, New York, New York
2004 Elaine De Kooning Memorial Fellowship, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, New York
2002 Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, New York
2001 Millay Colony, Austerlitz, New York
1999 Vermont Studio Center Fellowship, Johnson, Vermont
1995 Woodstock School of Art, Woodstock, New York
 

 

Literature:
 

Aly Payne, “Allison Gildersleeve Exhibit Now Open at Valley House Gallery,” Addison Magazine, May 1, 2015. Runoff, Snag, Round the Curve, and The Breach illustrated.
 

Allison Gildersleeve: Closer Than They Appear, exhibition catalogue, Valley House Gallery & Sculpture Garden, Dallas, Texas, 2015.
 

Jenkins, “Concept of ‘Home’ Gives Rise to Artistic Differences,” The Washington Post, December 27, 2012.
 

Alex Hanson, “In Showing Mastery of the Form, An Abstract Landscape Painter Raises Issues,” Valley News, New Hampshire, July 19, 2012.
 

Stephen Maine, “Tunnel Vision: Allison Gildersleeve at Asya Geisberg,” Artcritical, April 4, 2012, Slippery Pink, The Day Needs Fixing, and Hide Out reproduced. Available from http://www.artcritical.com/2012/04/04/allison-gildersleeve/
 

Zach Keeting and Christopher Joy, “Artist Interview,” Gorky’s Granddaughter, February 2012.
 

Sharon Butler, “NYC Gallery Visit: Allison Gildersleeve and Eric Jeor,” The Huffington Post, May 21, 2010, The Gully Behind, The Hill in Back, and Tipping Rock reproduced. Available from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sharon-l-butler/nyc-gallery-visit-allison_b_583101.html
 

Ashley E. Rooney, 100 Artists of the Mid-Atlantic, Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., Atglen, Pennsylvania, 2011.
 

Alex Hanson, “On View at Spheris: Rendering Trees as Thoughts and Vice Versa,” Valley News, New Hampshire, August 26, 2010.
 

Astrid Sylwan, “Falling into Allison’s World,” catalogue essay for The Here and Then, Galleri Andersson Sandström, Stockholm, Sweden, 2009.
 

Roberta Smith, “Greater Brooklyn,” The New York Times, July 8, 2005 page E32.
 

Benjamin Genocchio, “ART REVIEW; For the Young and Creative, A Showcase for a First Run,” The New York Times, June 5, 2005, page E32.
 

 

Video:
 

Valley House Gallery, “Allison Gildersleeve in conversation with Cheryl Vogel Part 1: On painting and process,” YouTube, May 11, 2015. Available from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RbTe_362IcE&feature=em-upload_owner
 

Valley House Gallery, “Allison Gildersleeve in conversation with Cheryl Vogel Part 2: On the title of the exhibition Closer Than They Appear and the works on paper,” YouTube, May 11, 2015. Available from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UE4KhqrvgzY&feature=em-upload_owner
 

Valley House Gallery, “Allison Gildersleeve in conversation with Cheryl Vogel Part 3: On her paintings of interiors,” YouTube, May 11, 2015. Available from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LEqejlwo1so&feature=em-upload_owner
 

Public Collections:
 

Alliance Bernstein, Singapore

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