Anne Neely
Water Stories

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AWARDS / HONORS / RESIDENCIES
2010 New American Paintings, Northeast Edition, Open Studios Press, Boston, MA
2009 Massachusetts Cultural Council, Finalist
2007 Grant Recipient, Artists' Resource Trust
2004 Ballinglen Arts Foundation Fellowship Program, County Mayo, Ireland
2003 New American Paintings, Northeast Edition, Open Studios Press, Boston, MA
2001 Ballinglen Arts Foundation Fellowship Program
1998 Ballinglen Arts Foundation Fellowship Program
1995 Polaroid Grant, Artist Support Program, 20x24 Studio New York
1991 Edna Saint Vincent Millay Colony, Austerlitz, NY
1987 Artist in Residence, Earthwatch, Klingenstein Grant
1986 Rome Prize Fellowship, American Academy in Rome, Finalist Painting
Massachusetts Artist Foundation Grant, Finalist Painting
1982 Blanche E. Coleman Award, Painting, Boston, MA
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2014 Water StoriesProject: A Conversation in Paint and Sound, Museum of Science, Boston, MA
(upcoming; catalog will be available.)
2011 Mopang: Recent Paintings, Lohin Geduld Gallery, New York, NY
2010 Waterlines, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA
2009 Where There's Water, Lohin Geduld Gallery, New York, NY
2008 Just the Elements: New Paintings, Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA
2007 What the Weather Brings, Lohin Geduld Gallery, New York, NY (cat.)
2005 Going West, Catherine Hammond Gallery, West Cork, Ireland
The Edge of the World, Lohin Geduld Gallery, New York, NY (cat.)
Madison Avenue: Where Fashion Meets Art, Lalique, New York, NY
2004 Recent Paintings, Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA
2003 Circuits—New Paintings, Karen Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2001 Garden of Memory, Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA (cat.)
2000 Seven Landscapes for the Millennium, Emmanuel College, Boston, MA
1997 Still Life/Landscape, 1993–1997, Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA
1995 Paintings from 1984–1995, Nesto Gallery, Milton Academy, Milton, MA
1994 Monoprints and Paintings, Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA
1993 Breathing In Memoriam, Monoprints, New Work/New England Exhibition,
DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
The Maine Paintings, Frick Gallery, Belfast, ME
1992–89 Recent Paintings, Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA
1987 New Work, Fine Arts Gallery, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI
1988–86 Paintings, Victoria Munroe Gallery, New York, NY
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2013 Color Collision, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
2012 Counterpoint: Anne Neely and Tom Chapin, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME
  Rethink Ink, Mixit Studios Celebrates 25 Years, BPL, Boston,MA
2011 Maine as Muse, Lohin Geduld Gallery, New York, NY  
  MCC Fellows at the South Shore Art Center, Shipyard Gallery, Hingham, MA
2010 Large/Small, Lohin Geduld Gallery, New York, NY  
  Water, Sun Valley Art Center, Ketchum, ID
2009 Drawing Atlas, Pennsylvania College of Art and Design, Phildelphia, PA
  Intricacies, Lohin Geduld Gallery, New York, NY
  Resonance of Place, Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2008 Boston Ten, Ferrin Gallery, Pittsfield, MA
  Drawing Atlas, Lohin Geduld Gallery, New York, NY
2006 Curator’s Choice. Painting Structure, Center for Maine, Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME
Boston 10, Lucano Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
The Ballinglen Experience, American Artists in Ireland,
curated by Ann Brooke, The Concord Art Assocation, Concord, MA (cat.)
2005 The Long View: Selections from the Norma Marin Collection, Museum of Art, UM, Bangor, ME
Small Works, Lohin Geduld Gallery, New York, NY
2004–05 Summer Selections, Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA
2004 Celebrate Summer, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Leisure, Curated by Sheila Gallagher, North Haven Gallery, North Haven, ME
2003 Images from North Mayo, Courthouse Gallery, Ballycastle, County Mayo, Ireland
Points of View: New England Artists in Ireland, New Art Center, Newton, MA
Eire/land, McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, Boston, MA
2002 Juried Biennial, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME
2000 Celebrating Contemporary Art in NE: Recent Aquisitions, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
Visual Memoirs: Selected Paintings and Drawings, Curated by Carl Belz, Rose Art Museum,
Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
1998 Immortalized, Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA
From the States, The National Museum for Women in the Arts, Washington, DC
Milton Creates, Bicentennial Exhibition, Curated by J. Carter Brown, Director Emeritus, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, Milton Academy, Milton, MA
1997 Shifting Grounds: A Dialogue in Print, Boston University, Boston, MA
Fiftieth North American Print Exhibition, MA College of Art, Boston, MA
1996 The Eighth Triennial, Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, MA
1995 Inspired by Nature, Boston College Art Museum, Chestnut Hill, MA
1994 The Unique Print, Maine Coast Artists, Rockport, ME
1992 Critics Choice, Duxbury Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA
1989 Landscape of the Spirit, The Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT (cat.)
1986 50 Works. E.F. Hutton Collection, Curated by Henry Vazquez, Metropolitan Museum and Art Complex,
Coral Gables, FL (cat.)
1985 Ardent Gestures (Six Painters), Curated by Susan Stoops, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University,
Waltham, MA (cat.)
1984 New Vistas: Contemporary American Landscapes, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY
Tucson Art Museum, Tucson, AZ
SELECTED PUBLIC AND CORPORATE COLLECTIONS
Amerada Hess, Woodbridge, NJ
AT&T Longlines, Newark, NJ
Bank of Boston, Boston, MA
Boston Public Library, Boston, MA
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Chemical Bank, New York, NY
Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA
The Farnesworth Art Museum, Rockland, ME
Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA, New York and Singapore
Grenwald Center for Graphic Arts at UCLA
Arman Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley and McCloy, New York, NY
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
New York Public Library, New York, NY
Office of Public Works, County Cork, Ireland
Perry Corporation, New York, NY
Polaroid Corporation, Cambridge, MA
Reader’s Digest, Pleasantville, NY
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Simmons College, Boston, MA
Simpson, Thatcher and Bartlett, New York, NY
Sonesta International Hotels, Boston, MA
The Smithsonian, The National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C.
The Gund Collection, Cambridge, MA
The Putnam Companies, Boston, MA
The Rita Rich Collection, New York , NY
Wellington Management, Boston, MA
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
BIBLIOGRAPHY
2011 100 Artists of New England, E. Ashley Rooney, Schiffer Publishers
  Knox, Robert, Behind the Scenes, "MCC Fellows Art Exhibition", The Boston Globe, 1/6
2010 McQuaid, Cate, "Variations on space, depth, shadow", Art Review, The Boston Globe, 4/18
2009 Elisa Decker, Review, Art in America, September
  Joanne Silver, National Review, "Anne Neely Alpha Boston", ARTNews, April
2008 Cate McQuaid, Review, "'Elements' Pushes Landscape to Its Boundaries," The Boston Globe,
Wednesday, October 8, 2008
2007 Walentini, Joseph, Review, Abstract Art on Line, March 15
2005 Dunne, Aidan, Review, The Irish Times, August 12
Mathews-Berenson, catalogue essay, The Edge of the World, Sojourner, March
Spiher, David, Review, Galleries, "Defying Gravity," Gay City, March 3–9
Walentini, Joseph, Review, New York Views, Abstract Art On Line, March 1
2004 Nadelman, Cynthia, Review, ARTNews, National Reviews, March
2003 Corbett, William, Review, artsMedia, December
McQuaid, Cate, Review, The Boston Globe, "Taking Landscapes to a new horizon", November
2002 Howards, Ellen, Article, artsMedia, "Ireland’s Hold on Boston’s Artists", March
Sherman, Mary, Review, ARTNews, National Reviews, March
McQuaid, Cate, Review, The Boston Globe, "Through Neely’s Eyes," January 5
2000 Giuliano, Charles, Review, Art New England, Vol. 20 No. 2 April/May
McQuaid, Cate, Review, The Boston Globe, "Galleries A haunted,
poetic vision...", February 3
1999 Silver, Joanne, Review, Boston Herald, "Exhibit Helps Deal with Death," January 15
Temin, Christine, Review, The Boston Globe, "Artists...about their dearly departed", January 8
1997 McQuaid, Cate, Review, The Boston Globe, "Still Lifes with inner lives", April 10
1996 McQuaid, Cate, Review, The Boston Globe, "Memento Mori", December 5
Temin, Christine, Review, The Boston Globe, "Best of Show", September 20
1995 Worth, Alexi, Review, Art New England, Vol. 16, No.5, Aug/Sept
Unger, Miles, Review, The New Art Examiner, January
1994 Stapen, Nancy, Review, The Boston Globe, "Neely evolves naturally," October 20
1993 Temin, Christine, Article, "Neely’s Breathing Series: At once personal and universal,"
The Boston Globe, March 10
Giuliano, Charles, Review, Art New England, Vol.16 No. 5, Aug/Sept
1992 Tarlow, Lois, Interview profile, Art New England, Volume 13, No. 5, Aug/Sept
Temin, Christine, Boston Sunday Globe, "Talented, determined leadership
made 1992 a good year for art, 10 Best in Visual Arts", December 27, 1992
1989 Zimmer, William, Review, The New York Times, "Spiritual Side of Art", April 2
1988 Stretch, Bonnie Barrett, "The New Age of Corporate Art", ARTnews, January
1986 Henry, Gerrit "New York Reviews", ARTnews, June
Johnson, Stephen, catalogue essay, Plein Air, An Exhibition of Landscape Paintings and Drawings,
Bank of Boston, Boston, MA, February–April
Larson, Kay "New Faces of 86’," New York Magazine, March
1985 Giuliano, Charles, Review, "Six Neo-Romantic Artists", Art New England, April
Giuliano,Charles, Review, The Patriot Ledger, February 19
Guillemin, Robert, Review, The Heights, February 11
Stapen, Nancy, "Painters at the Rose", Christian Science Monitor, March 29
Stoops, Susan, Catalogue essay, "Ardent Gestures", Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University,
Waltham,MA
Taylor, Robert, Review, "Brandeis Show Provides Six Different Styles", The Boston Globe, April 7
Yarde, Sally, Catalogue essay, "An Architect’s Eye: Selections from the Gund Collection",
Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, MA
1984 Oresman, Janice, Catalogue essay, "New Vistas: Contemporary American Landscapes", Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY and the Tucson Art Museum, Tucson, AZ
EDUCATION
1970 B.A. Degree, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA
1966 A.A. Degree, Colby Sawyer College, New London, NH
PROFESSIONAL TEACHING
1974–
present
Art Instructor, Milton Academy, Milton, MA
2006–
present
Nesto Gallery Director, Milton Academy, Milton, MA
2007 Visiting Artist, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA
2005 Visiting Artist, Art Institute of Boston, Boston, MA
2004 Visiting Artist, Westminster School, Simsbury, CT
1999 Visiting Artist, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
1998 Juror For Traveling Scholarship, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
1997 Visiting Artist, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
Recipient, Thomas Lamont Teaching Chair in the Humanities, Milton Academy, Milton, MA
Visiting Artist, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
1996 Visiting Artist, DeCordova Museum, Educational Program, Lincoln, MA
Visiting Artist, Roxbury Latin School, Roxbury, MA
1995 Visiting Artist, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME
1992 The Talbot Baker Award for Teaching Excellence, Milton Academy, Milton, MA
Visiting Artist to Graduate Students, Painting, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
1981–94 Nesto Gallery Director, Milton Academy, Milton, MA