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David Holt

EDUCATION


1984 MFA, American University, Washington, D.C.

1980 BFA, University of Utah, Salt Lake City,

1978 Diploma in Painting, Accademia delle Belle Arti, Florence, Italy



ONE-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2010 Harbourfront Centre, Fleck Dance Theatre, Toronto, Canada, Gardens, Landscapes and Botanical Subjects, curated by Patrick Macaulay

2009 Loop Gallery, Toronto, Canada, Gardens, Ruins, Fragments, (concurrent with Geographic Tongue, by Charles Hackbarth)

2008 Loop Gallery, Toronto, Canada, Archaeology, Natural History, and other Paintings, (concurrent with Midnight on the Water, by      Martha Eleen)

2007 Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study, Wassenaar (the Hague), Netherlands, Solo installation Archaeological Paintings (solo installation concurrent with installations by Yael Seggev and Nigel Langdon)

2005 Bowery Gallery, New York, NY, Paintings

2004 Bowery Gallery, New York, NY, Natural History

2002 Butler Gallery, Marymount College of Fordham University, Natural History: Birds, Fossils and Monkeys

1998 Courtyard Gallery, Washington Studio School, Washington, D.C.

1994 Courtyard Gallery, Washington Studio School, Washington, D.C.

1993 Westchester Gallery, Westchester Art Workshop, White Plains, NY

  John Lyman Center, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT

1992 Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY

1991 Dudley House, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

1990 Washington Studio School Gallery, Washington, D.C.

1989 Fitzgerald Gallery, Warner Library, Tarrytown, NY 

  Washington Studio School Gallery, Washington, D.C.

1988 Butler Gallery, Marymount College, Tarrytown, NY

1987 Erector Square Gallery, New Haven, CT

  Washington Studio School Gallery, Washington, D.C.

  Albertus Magnus College, New Haven, CT

1986 Washington Studio School Gallery, Washington, D.C.



GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2011 Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto, Canada, Salon V

2010 Loop Gallery, Toronto, Canada, Winter Exhibition

  Toronto International Art Fair, Toronto, Canada, Loop Gallery Artists

  Harbourfront Centre, York Quay Centre, Big /Small, curated by Patrick Macaulay

2009 Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto, Canada, Works on Paper: Washi Works 2

2008 Loop Gallery, Toronto, Canada, Flex, works on Japanese washi paper, part of the International Washi Summit

2006 Washington Studio School, Bethesda, MD, Works by Founding, Former, and Current Faculty Members

  Marymount College of Fordham University, Tarrytown, NY, Former and Current Faculty Exhibition

2005 Nelson Macker Fine Art, Port Chester, NY, Sea and Be Seen

  Bowery Gallery, New York, NY, Works on Paper by Gallery Artists

  Bowery Gallery, New York, NY, Gallery Artists

2004 Bowery Gallery, New York, NY, Gallery Artists

  Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY, Invitational Exhibition

  Broome Street Gallery, New York, NY, New York Artists Equity Association Invitational

2003 The Painting Center, New York, NY, Small Immensities, curated by Raffaele D’Onofrio, Cathy Diamond and Liz  Yamin

  Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY, Invitational Exhibition

  Broome Street Gallery, New York, NY, New York Artists Equity Association Invitational

  Ceres Gallery, New York, NY, The Square Show

  Bowery Gallery, New York, NY, Gallery Artists

2002 Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY, Invitational Exhibition

  Ceres Gallery, New York, NY, Hallelujah

  Main Street Gallery, Dobbs Ferry, NY, Group Exhibition

2001 Ceres Gallery, New York, NY, The Square Show: Works on Paper

  Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY, Invitational Exhibition

  Andrews Gallery, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, Distinct Visions, Diverse Pursuits

  Butler Gallery, Marymount College, Tarrytown, NY, Faculty Exhibition

2000 Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY, Invitational Exhibition

1999 Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY, Alumni Exhibition

  Main Street Gallery, Dobbs Ferry, NY, David Holt, G.G. Kopilak and Susan Yanero

1998 Matthews and Shank Gallery, Shepherdstown, WV, Scott Brouard, Frank Hobbs, David Holt, and Susan Newman

  Staunton Augusta Art Center, Staunton, VA, Contemporary American Printmaking

1997 One Station Plaza, Peekskill, NY, Light and Shadow

  Dobbs Ferry Art Workshop, Dobbs Ferry, NY

  Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY, Invitational Exhibition

  Paramount Center for the Arts, Peekskill, NY, Harry Philbrick, Aldrich Museum, juror

  Broome Street Gallery, New York, NY, NYCATA Exhibition

  Pound Ridge Museum, Pound Ridge, NY, Regional Exhibition

  The Artists' Museum, Washington, D.C., Washington Studio School Faculty Retrospective

1996 Ceres Gallery, New York, NY, Invitational Exhibition

  Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY, Invitational Exhibition

  Erector Square Gallery, New Haven, CT, 144" Square, Robert Reed, juror

  Levine Art Center, Mahopac, NY, Putnam County Arts Council Exhibition

  State of the Art Gallery, Ithaca, NY, Janet Steck, curator

  Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY, Regional Exhibition

  Paramount Center for the Arts, Peekskill, NY, Rebecca Lawton, juror

  Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY, Summer Pleasures, Philip Verre, Hudson River Museum, juror

  Hopper House Art Center, Nyack, NY, Small Matters of Great Importance, Anthony Grant, Pace

  Wildenstein Gallery, curator/juror

1995 Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY, Invitational Exhibition

  Courtyard Gallery, Washington Studio School, Washington, D.C., Tenth Anniversary Faculty Exhibition

  Bowery Gallery, New York NY, Invitational Exhibition

1994 Veerhoff Gallery, Washington, D.C., Monotypes by Six Artists

  Cardinal Gallery, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis, MD, David Holt, Bruce Bennett,

  Babette Martino

1993 Morning Calm Gallery, New York, NY, Katherine Axilrod, Susan Blatstein, David Holt

  Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY, Invitational Exhibition

  Butler Gallery, Marymount College, Tarrytown, NY, Three Artists--Three Views

  Bowery Gallery, New York, NY, National Exhibition, Rosemary Beck, Lois Dodd, jurors

  Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL, Figurative Small Works Exhibition

  Peekskill Center for the Arts, Peekskill, NY, Universal Symbols, George King, Katonah Museum, juror

  Arts Center of Northern New Jersey, New Milford, NJ

  Harper College, Palatine, IL, and traveling exhibition at Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL,

  17th Harper National Print and Drawing Exhibition

  Waterside Art Studios, Stamford, CT, Group Exhibition

1992 Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY, Invitational Exhibition

  Waterside Art Studios, Stamford, CT, Inaugural Exhibition

  Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE, Figures of Eight: Eight Painters of the

  Human Figure

  Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA, The Human Condition

  Sage College, Albany, NY, Drawings by Six Artists

  Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY, Works on Paper

1991 Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY, Small Works

  Atlantic Gallery, Gallery, New York, NY, Meet the Artist: Self-Portraits

  University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, Small Works Salon

  Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY, Black, White and Color

  Bowery Gallery, New York, NY, National Exhibition, Nell Blaine, juror

  Butler Gallery, Marymount College, Tarrytown, NY, Faculty Exhibition

  Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, Images '91

  G.W.V. Smith Art Museum, Springfield, MA, National Exhibition

  Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY, 35th National Exhibition, (William Heller Memorial

  Award)

  Art Gallery of Fells Point, Baltimore, MD, Mid-Atlantic Regional Exhibition

  S.C.A.C. Gallery, Cobbleskill, NY, Small Works

  Northern Westchester Center for the Arts, Goldens Bridge, NY, Emerging Artists

1990 Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., Approaching the Figure

1989 Butler Gallery, Marymount College, Tarrytown, NY, Faculty Exhibition

1988 Munson Gallery, New Haven, CT, Artists Invite Artists

  John Slade Ely House, New Haven, CT, New England Regional Exhibition

  Montgomery College, Rockville, MD, Faculty Exhibition

  Art Barn, Washington, D.C., Works by Washington Studio School Faculty

1987 Munson Gallery, New Haven, CT, Four Painters

  Mary Baldwin College, Staunton, VA, Works by Washington Studio School Faculty

  Washington Studio School Gallery, Washington, D.C., Monotypes

  College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, Prints by Members of the Washington Studio School

  Faculty

1986 Gallery Row, Washington, D.C., A Celebration of Washington Artists

  Anton Gallery, Washington, D.C., The Last Picture Show

  Emerson Gallery, McLean, VA, David Holt and Tom Irion

  Maryland College of Art and Design, Silver Spring, MD, Faculty Exhibition

1985 Twentieth Century Gallery, Williamsburg, VA, Frank Hobbs and David Holt

  Montgomery County Collection of Contemporary Art, Rockville, MD, Recent Acquisitions

1984 Emerson Gallery, McLean, VA, Frank Hobbs and David Holt

1983 Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, VA, Six Painters from American University

  American University, Washington, D.C., MFA Exhibition



SELECTED TEACHING


2005-present Art Department Chair, Upper Canada College, Toronto, Canada

1988-2005 Marymount College of Fordham University (part of Fordham University from July 2002)

  Professor of Art (Art Department Chair from 1994; Chair of Fine and Performing Arts from 1997)

1986-89 Instructor, Resident Associate Program, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

1985-89 Instructor and founding Board Member, Washington Studio School, Washington, D.C.

1988 Adjunct Instructor, Paier College of Art, Hamden, CT

1988 Instructor, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT

1986-87 Adjunct Instructor, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD

1985-86 Adjunct Instructor, Maryland College of Art and Design, Silver Spring, MD

1985-86 Adjunct Instructor, Prince George's Community College, Largo, MD

1984-86 Instructor, McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA



EXHIBITIONS CURATED/ORGANIZED


Butler Gallery, Marymount College of Fordham University, Tarrytown, NY


2005 On the Road: Landscape Paintings from Places Far and Near, works by Temma Bell, Marcia Clark, Jane Culp, Martha Hayden,   Ying Li, Louisa Matthiasdottir, Josie Merck, Gael Mooney

2004 The Spiritual in Art: Jewish and Christian Themes in works by Simon Carr, Deborah Rosenthal, and Barbara Goodstein. Joint exhibition with the Center for Jewish Christian Studies and Relations, General Theological Seminary, New York, NY

2004 Women by Women: Women Subjects by Women Artists, works by Rosemarie Beck, Isabel Bishop, Barbara Grossman, Alice Neel, Kyle Staver

2003 Painting the Brooklyn Waterfront, works by Diana Horowitz, Arthur Kvarnstrom, Andrew Lenaghan, Naomi Nemtzow, Elizabeth O’Reilly

2003 Working from Nature, works by Violet Baxter, Nell Blaine, Gretna Campbell, Lois Dodd, Jane Freilicher, Loren MacIver, Sylvia Plimack Mangold, Ruth Miller

2002 Marymount Alumnae Exhibition

2001 Works by Current Art Department Faculty Members

2001 Girls and Boys, Women and Men, photographs by Kathleen Fay, Helen Levitt, and Carol Wauters

2000 Tradition/Innovation: New Works in Traditional Media, Lesley Doyel Guest Curator; works by Susann Algaier, Robert Bunkin, Lesley Doyel, Nancy Howell, Jun Ni, Regina Pienaar, Sheilah Rechtschaffer, Stephanie Rudloe

2000 Landscape, works by Flavia Bacarella, Diana Cabouli, Beth Sutherland

1999 Zeuxis: An Association of Still Life Painters

1999 Approaching the Figure: Paintings, Drawings and Prints, works by Katheryn Axilrod, Charles Cajori, Sue Collier, Barbara Grossman, Carolyn Virgil

1998 Paths to Abstraction: Paintings and Prints by Four Women Artists, works by Suzan Courtney, Marsha Goldberg, Linda Plotkin, Evelyn Twitchell

1998 With A Different Voice: Women Artists and Ethical Decisions, works by Carole Byard, Ada Cruz, Carol Goebel, Carol Hamoy, Maria Pia Marrella, Maija Reed Shepard, Ilse Schreiber-Noll



GRANTS AND AWARDS


1992 Visual Artist Residency, Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, IL

1991 NEH Stipend Award, Summer Seminar for College Teachers, Drawings and Prints: Leonardo to Goya, directed by David Rosand, Columbia University

1987 Painting Grant, Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation

1983-84 Graduate Fellowships, American University



CONFERENCE ACTIVITIES


2010 International Boys' School Coalition, Philadelphia, PA, Workshop Session: Hands On! Physicality, Experimentation, and Expression in Art Projects for Boys

2003 New York City Art Teachers Association/American Federation of Teachers Annual Conference, New York, NY. Presentation: Color: Theory and Practice

2003 College Art Association Annual Conference, New York, NY. Roundtable Discussion Chair, Art and the Science of Vision: Useful Findings for the Foundation Studio, sponsored by Foundations in Art: Theory and Education

2001 New York City Art Teachers Association/American Federation of Teachers Annual Conference, New York, NY. Presentation: Composition in Painting

1999 College Art Association Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA. Session chair, Cultural Diversity and the Development of Visual Skills in Foundation Programs, sponsored by Foundations in Art: Theory and Education

1998 College Art Association Annual Conference, Toronto. Session chair, Interdisciplinary Foundations: Goals and Limits, session sponsored by Foundations in Art: Theory and Education

1997 New York City Art Teachers Association/American Federation of Teachers Annual Conference, New York, NY. Slide lecture, Seeing the Landscape: Nature, Culture and Meaning

1997 Foundations in Art: Theory and Education 6th Biennial National Conference, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA. Session chair, Ideas and Resources for Foundation Courses: A Poster Session (15 institutions participating)

1997 Foundations in Art: Theory and Education 6th Biennial National Conference, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA. Panel participant, A Figurative Foundation: Structure and Metaphor-A Discussion of the Unique Characteristics of Working from the Human Form

1997 College Art Association Annual Conference, New York, NY. Session chair, Ideas and Resources for Foundation Courses: A Poster Session (16 NYC area institutions participating), session sponsored by Foundations in Art: Theory and Education

1996 New York City Art Teachers Association/American Federation of Teachers Conference, New York, NY Slide presentation, Drawing from Life

1992 Foundations in Art Theory and Education Fourth Biennial National Conference, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA Slide presentation, Foundation Drawing: Sequential Exercises

1991 Mid-America College Art Association Conference, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI. Panel participant, The Future of Drawing in Foundation Programs, session sponsored by Foundations in Art: Theory and Education

1991 Southeastern College Art Conference, Memphis State University, Memphis, TN. Paper presentation, Form and Meaning: A First Visual Analysis, session sponsored by Foundations in Art: Theory and Education

1991 Fifth Annual National Conference on Liberal Arts and the Education of Artists, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY. Paper presentation, Art History in the Studio Art Curriculum



OTHER PUBLIC LECTURES/TALKS


Marymount College Annual Humanities Art Lectures:

1997 Travels in Pictorial Space (Notes from a Frequent Flyer)

1996 Interpreting Las Meninas: The Art of the State, State of the Art and the Status of the Artist

1994 That's Art?! Formal Questions and the Quest for Form in Abstract Painting and Sculpture

1993 Landscape Painting: The Art of Nature or the Nature of Art?

1992 The Individual and Society: Art from the Ancient Greeks to Modern Geeks

1991 Images of Human Suffering: A Poke in the Styx with a Sharp Eye

1990 Understanding Visual Form

1989 Images of Women


Other:

1994 On Genre Painting, Washington Studio School, Washington, D.C.

1992 Visiting Artist Slide Lecture, Sage Junior College, Albany, NY

1992 Artist/Curator Panel Discussion, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE

1988 On Rhythm in Painting, Washington Studio School

1988 The Human Figure in 20th Century Art, Nyack Library, Nyack, NY

1987 Works by Washington Studio School Faculty, Mary Baldwin College, Staunton, VA



PUBLICATIONS/WRITINGS


2010 A Visual Guide to Classical Art Theory for Drawing and and Painting Students by Eric Mantle, book review, National Art Education Media Reviews, website posting March 2, 2010

2003 Stories of Art by James Elkins, book review in National Art Education Association News, Vol 45, No. 3, June 2003

2000 Art and Representation: New Principles in the Analysis of Pictures by John Willats, book review in F.A.T.E in Review, Vol. 22, pp. 55-57

1992 Art History in the Studio Art Curriculum, Conference Proceedings: School of Visual Arts Fifth Annual National Conference on Liberal Arts and the Education of Artists, pp. 101-103

1992 Form and Meaning: A First Visual Analysis, F.A.T.E. in Review, Vol. 15, p. 16.

1992 The Future of Drawing in Foundation Programs, F.A.T.E. in Review, Vol. 15, p.20



REVIEWS, EXHIBITION CATALOGS, ETC.


“Wonderful Washi Works”, Fran Schechter, Now Toronto, Toronto, Canada, June 12-18, 2008

Who’s Who in American Art, 2002-

"Paramount Upper Gallery", Deborah Sherman, Peekskill Herald, Peekskill, NY, 8/21/97

"Pushing the Limits", Barbara Dodsworth, Peekskill Herald, Peekskill, NY, 9/5/96

17th Harper National Print and Drawing Exhibition, Exhibition Catalogue, Harper College, Palatine, IL; traveling exhibition at Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL, 1993

Approaching the Figure, Exhibition Catalogue, Mary Jane Pagan, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. 1990

"The Shape of His Works to Come", Pamela Hart Rego, The Daily News, Westechester County, NY, 10/23/88

"Munson Gallery--Balance through Variety", Yale Daily News, New Haven, CT, 10/2/87

"Galleries", Shirley Gonzales, New Haven Register, New Haven, CT, 5/24/87

"Visual Orchestration", Mark St. John Erickson, The Virginia Gazette, Williamsburg, VA, 3/20/85

"The Eyes Have It", Anne Behrens, The Washington Post, Virginia Weekly, Wash. D.C., 4/26/84



PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS


Universities Art Association of Canada

Ontario Society of Education through Art

College Art Association

National Art Education Association

Foundations in Art: Theory and Education (FATE)

FATE in Review, Advisory Board Member, 1998-2000

FATE Officer/Representative to the College Art Association, 1997-1999

FATE Regional Coordinator for the NY Metropolitan Area, 1997-1998