Education

1991    MFA Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT
1988    BFA Rhode Island College, Providence, RI
1987    Yale Summer School of Art and Music, New Haven, CT

Solo Exhibitions

2021    Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2019    Figures and Faces, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA
2016    Ann Gale: Portraits, Fralin Museum of Art, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
            Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2015    Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, New York, NY
2012    Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2009    Falk Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
2008    Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA (also ‘04,’00)
2007    APEX: Ann Gale, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
2004    Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2000    Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1999    Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
1997    Lyons Weir Gallery, Chicago, IL 
            Kittredge Gallery, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA
1995    Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
1993    Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

Selected Group Exhibitions

2021    For America: Paintings from the National Academy of Design (traveling exhibition), created by The American
            Federation of the Arts and the National Academy of Design, Figged Art Museum, Davenport, IA, Crocker Art Museum,                  Sacramento, CA
2020    For America: Paintings from the National Academy of Design (traveling exhibition), created by The American
            Federation of the Arts and the National Academy of Design, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT,
            The Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, FL, Dixon Gallery & Gardens, Memphis, TN, New Mexico Museum of Art,                    Santa Fe, NM
2019    For America: Paintings from the National Academy of Design (traveling exhibition), created by The American
            Federation of the Arts and the National Academy of Design, Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH
2018    Here and Now, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
            In Her Own Image: Self Portraits by Women from 1900-2018, Main Galleries at Concord Art, Concord, MA
2017    Artist As Subject: 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA 
2016    Implied Fictions, Pivot Art + Culture, Seattle, WA
            
Utopia Neighborhood Club, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, U. of Washington, Seattle, WA

2015    Lightning Strikes: 18 poets. 18 Artists, Dolby Chadwick Gallery
2014    Embodied: the Figure in Paint, Bannister Gallery, Rhode Island College
            Colors of Gray, Prographica Gallery, Seattle, WA
            Painted Faces, University of Tulsa, OK
2013    Hello, Goodbye, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2012    The Space Between, Prographica, Seattle, WA
2011    Heads, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
            Studie, Preparatory Work That Stands Alone, Prographica, Seattle, WA
2010    Previews of Things to Come, Prographica, Seattle, WA
2009    Drawings VIII, Koplin Del Rio Gallery,  Culver City, CA
            On Paper, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York, NY
            Gage Academy, Seattle, WA
            Academy of Arts and Letters, Ceremonial Award Exhibition, NY
            Academy of Arts and Letters Invitational Exhibition, NY
2007    Representation 2007, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York, NY 
            This is Not a Group Show, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle, WA
2006    Aspects of Humanity: Contemporary and Modernist Portraiture, Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento, CA
2005    Human Measures, SoFA Gallery, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
            About Faces: Portraits Past and Present, Staten Island Museum. NY
            Invitational, Gallerie De Bellefeuille, Montreal, Canada (catalogue) 
            Figura, Gallerie De Bellefeuille, Montreal, Canada (catalogue)
2002    The Perception of Appearances: A Decade of American Figure Drawing, Art Museum, Seattle WA,  (catalogue)
2001    Lyons-Wier Packer Gallery, Chicago, IL
            Lyons-Wier Packer Gallery, New NY 
1999    San Francisco International Art Fair
1998    Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1996    Lyons-Wier Gallery, Chicago, IL
1993    New Pier Show, Chicago, IL
            Politics of Gender, Walkers Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, WI
1992    The Body Show, Frederick Layton Gallery, Milwaukee, WI 
1991    Wisconsin 91, Edna Carlsten Gallery, UW Stevens Point, WI
            Gabriel Laderman Selects, First Street Gallery, New York, NY
            New Haven Paint and Clay Club Juried Show, CT
            Connecticut Woman Artists Juried Show, John Slade Ely House, New Haven, CT
            M.F.A. Thesis Show, New Haven, CT
1987    Talent Competition, Bannister Gallery, Rhode Island College, Providence, RI The Figure, Fleet Gallery, Providence, RI

Awards

2015-17 Hermine Pruzan Fellowship, University of Washington
2014      Milliman Grant, University of Washington
              Grant for Artists Projects, Artist Trust
2013      Milliman Grant, University of Washington
2011      Milliman Grant, University of Washington
2009      Election into the National Academy of Art and Design, New York
              Academy of Arts and Letters Museum Purchase Award, Hassam, Speicher, Betts and Symons Fund
2007      John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship
2006      Individual Artist Fellowship, Washington Arts Council/Artist Trust Honor Alumna, Rhode Island College
2003      Artist Trust Grant/GAP Award
2000      Grant for Artists Projects, Artist Trust, Washington
1998      Royal Research Scholar Grant, University of Washington
1997      Grant, Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation
1996      WESTAF/NEA Fellowship Artist Trust Grant/GAP Award Individual Artist Fellowship, Washington State Arts Council
1993      Individual Artists Fellowship, Wisconsin Arts Board
1991      Old Holland Oil Color Prize, Yale University Grumbacher 
              Gold Medallion Prize, New Haven Paint and Clay Club Greene 
              Art Gallery Prize, Connecticut Women Artists
1988      Senior Competition Award, Rhode Island College
1987      Ellen Battel Stoeckel Fellowship, Yale Summer School of Music and Art

Selected Bibliography

2021    Ann Gale. San Francisco: Dolby Chadwick Gallery.
2020   Stay Inspired: Shelter in Place 2020. San Francisco:Dolby Chadwick Gallery.
2019   Lightning Strikes, 22 Poets and 22 Artists. San Francisco: Dolby Chadwick Gallery.
2019   McCarthy, Jeremiah William & Diana Thompson. In For America: Paintings from the National Academy of Design, 257,             286. American Federation of Arts, New York and the National Academy of Design. New York: Yale University Press.
           Seed, John. Disrupted Realism: Paintings for the a Distracted World.
           Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing.
2017   McCann, Margaret. “Refiguring the Grid: Ann Gale at the Fralin Museum.” Painter’s Table, January 1, 2017.
           Zeller, Robert. Figurative Artist’s Handbook, New York: Monacelli Press.
2016   Seed, John. Interrupted Images. Huffington Post, September 29.
           “A Conversation with Ann Gale.” Savvy Painter, podcast audio.
           Webster, Andrew. “New works from Ann Gale.” Fine Art Connoisseur, February 25.
           Lee, Patina. Ann Gale Examines Human Perception in Exhibition at Dolby Chadwick Gallery. Widewalls, February 13.
2015   Lightning Strikes, 18 Poets and 18 Artists, San Francisco: Dolby Chadwick Gallery.
           Yau, John. “An Extraordinary Studio Artist in a Post-Studio Era.” Hyperallergic,
           February 1.
           Carlson, Jefferey. Fractured Figures. Fine Art Connoisseur, February 12.
2014   Groff, Larry. Interview with Ann Gale. Painting Perceptions, December 5.
           Seed, John. 10 memorable paintings from 2013. Huffpost Arts and Culture, March 16.
           Hushka, Rock and Alison Maurer.  A Punch of Color: Fifty Years of Painting by Camille Patha. Washington: Tacoma Art            Museum.
2013   Cheng, Dewitt. “Ann Gale at Dolby Chadwick.”Visual Art Source, January.
2012   Baker, Kenneth. “Ann Gale Extracts Delight Amid Bleakness.” San Francisco Chronicle, January 11.
2011   Selz, Peter. In Heads. San Francisco: Dolby Chadwick Gallery (catalogue essay).
2009   Drawings VII. Art Ltd, Review, Koplin del Rio Gallery, September 09
           Ones to Watch, review, Western Art and Architecture, 57-58, Fall/Winter 2008-09.
2008   Van Proyen, Mark. “Ann Gale’s Interstitial Portraits,” Hackett Freedman Gallery      (exhibition catalog).
           “The Last Word: West Coast Writers and Artists.” ZYZZYVA, 141-142. Fall 2008.
           Speer, Richard. “Artist Profile: Ann Gale.” Art Ltd, January, p. 68-69.
           Koppman, Debra. “Preview: Ann Gale.” Art Week, February, no. 39, p. 6.
2007   Representation 2007. San Francisco: Jenkins Johnson Gallery.
2005   Art 2005 II. Montreal: Gallerie De Belllefeuille.
           Figura, Montreal: Gallerie De Belllefeuille.
2004   Cheng, DeWitt, “Ann Gale at Hackett-Freedman Gallery,” Artweek, May.
           Dailey, Megan and Jane Harris, Curve: The Female Nude Now, New York: Universe Publishing.
           Nixon, Bruce, “The Eye of the Beholder: Recent Paintings by Ann Gale,” Ann Gale:   
           Recent Paintings, San Francisco: Hackett-Freedman Gallery.
2003   Harper’s Magazine. April.
2002   Perceptual Experience: Contemporary American Figurative Drawing, Seattle: Frye   Museum of Art.
           “Interview with Ann Gale,” Egg: The Arts Show, PBS, www.pbs.org/wnetegg/307/gale.
2000   Duncan, Michael, “In the Center of Gravity, Ann Gale's Portraits,” Ann Gale, San        Francisco: Hackett-Freedman                      Gallery.
1999   “Gale Force”, Milwaukee Weekly, January 21.
           “More Than Skin Deep”, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, January 27.
1996   Parallaxis. Chicago: National Endowment for the Arts/Western States Arts Federation.
1995   “New American Paintings.” The Open Studios Competition. No. IV.
           "Honesty is the Trademark of Gale's Works.” Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, April 30.
           "Quiet Dramas.” Milwaukee Magazine, April.
1994   "Ann Gale Handles Paint Like a Master.” Milwaukee Sentinel, May 6.
1993   "Ann Gale: painted portraits of somber stillness.” Milwaukee Sentinel, October 29.
           "Tales on Canvas.” Milwaukee Magazine, December.
1991   Yale Literary Magazine, Spring.


Television Interview

2002    “Egg, the Art Show” PBS, aired nationally, interview

Museum Collections

National Academy of Art and Design, New York, NY
Portland Art Museum, Portland OR
Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson AZ

Teaching

1995-Present   Professor, University of Washington, Painting and Drawing
1992-1995        Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Instructor, Painting and Drawing

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