Selected Biography 2017-09-29T16:29:18+00:00

JUDITH A. BRUST – CURRICULUM VITAE:

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BIRTHPLACE:
1942 – Cincinnati

EDUCATION:
1997 – MFAState – University of New York, Albany, NY
1994 – MA – State University of New York, Albany, NY
1965 – BS – Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA

AWARDS AND HONORS:
2008 – Featured artist, international juried group show, The Chorus Project at the Korean Embassy, Washington, D.C. and The Hun Gallery, New York City
2008 – Moen Award for Printmaking, Will’s Creek Survey national juried show at Alleghany Arts Council, Saville Gallery, MD, awarded by juror Sarah Newman, assistant curator of contemporary art, Corcoran Museum, Washington, D.C.
2004 – Poetic Space in collection of RIT in Rochester, NY
1996 – Juror’s Award, Jack Reynolds; Hudson Valley Regional, Albany, NY
1994 – Residency at Contemporary Art Center, North Adams, MA
1989 – Selected for 1990-92 traveling national exhibit, Through the Looking Glass, Boston
1984 – Purchase Award: Syntronics Corporation, Pittsfield, MA

PUBLICATIONS:
2016 – Arts Nantucket and contemporaryartdialogue.com
2015 – Arts Nantucket artist profile
2012 – July, American Art Collector, Cape Cod & The Islands artist profile
2011 – Spring 2011, University at Albany Magazine, feature article June, Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror, feature story on Judith Brust July Nantucket Today Magazine, feature article on Judith Brust
2010 – August, Nantucket Inquirer & Mirror feature story on Oceans Collaborative group show at galleryblue
2009 – July, Nantucket Inquirer & Mirror feature story on Levis Fine Art Modern Masters Nantucket by Sharon Lorenzo, University of Pennsylvania Law School
professor of art law and cultural property
2008 – September, Nantucket Magazine, featured artist profile
2007 – April, Nantucket Independent, featured artist profile May, Town & Country, featured artist’s home Summer issue, Nantucket Life, featured artist
2006 – July, Yesterday’s Island and Nantucket Inquirer & Mirror, featured artist profiles
2005 – Spring and Fall volumes, Artist Spectrum Magazine Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, feature story on galleryblue opening Living Artist Magazine, 14th
edition award
2004 – Spring and Fall volumes, Artist Spectrum Magazine
1984 – present – Feature coverage of exhibitions in Florida, New York, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2012 – Gallery at 4 India Street, Nantucket, MA, July 20 – August 3
2011 – L’Attitude Gallery, Boston, June – July featured new artist
2011 – The Gallery at 35 Main, January to present, rotating solo shows
2010 – galleryblue, Nantucket, MA, New Works, August 6 – 13
2009 – galleryblue, Nantucket, MA, July 31 – August 13
2008 – galleryblue, Nantucket, MA, May – October
2007 – galleryblue, Nantucket, MA, May – October
2006 – galleryblue, Nantucket, MA, May – October
2002 – Mind’s Eye Series, Captiva, FL
2001 – East Gallery, Nantucket, MA
2000 – ZONE 1 Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, Life – Death – Life sculpture installation
1992 – Berkshire Artisans Gallery, Pittsfield, MA, Life Cycle Series sculpture installation
1990 – Elysian Fields Gallery, Williamstown, MA, Nantucket Series Chamber of Commerce, Pittsfield, MA, Nantucket Series Little Gallery, Artist Association of Nantucket, Straight Wharf, Nantucket
1989 – Berkshire Artisans Gallery, Pittsfield, MA, Passage Series
1988 – Heritage Park Gallery, North Adams, MA, Reflections Japan Series Walter Peterson Gallery, Lenox, MA, Reflections Japan Series
1984 – Gallery of Dwight Marvin Learning Resources Center, Hudson Valley Community College, Troy, NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS/REPRESENTATION:
2017 – Solo Show Captiva Yacht Club, Captiva, FL Group Show, After Rauschenberg, Big Arts Sanibel, FL Gallery at 4 India Street, Nantucket, MA Art and Healing,
Nantucket Cottage Hospital, Nantucket, MA Art for A.R.T., New England Fertility Centers, Boston, MA The Chanticleer, Siasconset, MA
2016 – Solo Show Past & Present, Captiva, FL Gallery at 4 India Street, Nantucket, MA The Chanticleer, Siasconset, MA
2015 – The Art of Abstraction, Gallery at 4 India Street, Nantucket, MA The Chanticleer, Siasconset, MA
2014 – Abstracted, Gallery at 4 India Street, Nantucket, MA Art and Healing, Nantucket Cottage Hospital, Nantucket, MA Art for A.R.T., New England Fertility Centers, Boston, MA
2013 – Illuminations, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Boston, MA ARTcetera, Boston, MA
2012 – Gallery at 4 India Street, Nantucket, MA, June – present Print Makers of Nantucket, Artists Association of Nantucket, MA Nantucket Cottage Hospital, Nantucket, MA
2011 – Graficas Gallery, Nantucket, October – present , Wire sculpture series L’Attitude Gallery, Boston, June – present
2011 – Modernism, The Gallery at 4 India Street, Nantucket, MA
2009 – Modernism + ART 20, New York City Birnam Wood Gallery, East Hampton, NY, Works on paper Resonant 2009, premier opening exhibition at the new Hun Gallery in Seoul, Korea, an international juried exhibition Levis Fine Art Modern Masters Nantucket, MA, sculptures, May through December galleryblue, Nantucket, summer season core artist Art Discovery in Seoul international juried two-part exhibition in Seoul, Korea, A&C Art Fair Seoul 2009 and The Concept of Contemporary Art at Gallery Meepyung, April through June
2008 – The Art of the Print — Works on Paper, The White Gallery, Lakeville, CT
2006 – Continued shows at galleryblue, Nantucket, MA, Print Club of Rochester, NY and Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY
2005 – Juried Show, Print Club of Rochester, NY Opening show of galleryblue, Rochester, NY Continued exhibitions at galleryblue, August – December
2004 – Bob Rauschenberg Gallery & Wachovia Gallery, Ft. Myers, FL Pre-Arts for ACT Fine Art Auction Dyer Art Center, NTID/RIT, Rochester, NY – Print Club Juried Show Dyer Art Center, NTID/RIT, Rochester, NY – 2 Person Show, Current Conditions
2003 – Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY – Print Club Juried Show
2002 – Kada Gallery, Erie, PA representation Print Club Exhibition, Rochester, NY – Group Show
2001 – East Gallery, Nantucket, MA representation
2000 – ZONE 1 Gallery, Philadelphia, PA representation Kada Gallery, Erie, PA representation
1999 – ZONE 1 Gallery, Philadelphia, PA – Invitational Event
1997 – State University of New York, Albany, NY, Poetic Space Group Theses Exhibit Center Art Gallery, Albany, NY – Hudson Valley Regional Invitational Juried Show, Curated by Jock Reynolds
1996 – Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, NY – Hudson Valley Regional Juried Show Brush Gallery, Lowell, MA – Invitational Exhibition RICA, Housatonic, MA – Group Show, June through December
1995 – Wells Gallery, Lenox, MA – Women in Art Invitational Exhibit RICA, Housatonic, MA – Life – Death – Life Sculpture Installation Group Show Contemporary Art Center, North Adams, MA – Invitational Juried Exhibit Curated by Ivan Karp
1994 – State University of New York, Albany, NY – Life – Death – Life Sculpture Installation Group Exhibition
1993 – Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany, NY – Hudson Valley Regional Juried Show Berkshire Artisan, Pittsfield, MA – Group Show
1992 – Spazie Gallery, Housatonic, MA – Books by Artists Invitational Exhibit Schenectady Museum, Schenectady, NY – Hudson Valley Regional Juried Show
Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA – Berkshire Artists Association Juried Show Curated by John Szarkowski
1991 – South Wharf Gallery, Nantucket, MA Group Show Town Gallery, Lenox, MA Group Show Little Gallery, Nantucket, MA Group Show
1991 – 92 – Faulkner Hospital, Boston, MA – Headache Research Foundation Juried Show Traveling National Exhibit – Through the Looking Glass Juried Show
1989 – Berkshire Artisans, Pittsfield, MA Group Show Curated by Ricardo Hernandez
1988 – Gallery of Schoharie County Arts Council, Cobleskill, NY – The Fine Line Invitational Exhibit Curated by Stanley Maltzman
1986, 1979 – Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany, NY – Hudson Valley Regional Juried Show
1982, 1981 – Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY – Adirondack Regional Juried Show

COLLECTIONS:
2014 – University at Albany, SUNY permanent collection
2008 – Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Boston, MA permanent collection
2006 – Nantucket Land Council, Nantucket, MA
2004 – Dyer Art Center, NTID/Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, donation piece
1989 – First Agricultural Bank, Pittsfield, MA
1986 – Berkshire Bank, Pittsfield, MA
1985 – Syntronics Corporation, Pittsfield, MA C.M.L. Inc., Boston, MA
1984 – Hudson Valley Community College, Albany, NY
1982 – Zion Lutheran Church, Schenectady, NY
1979 – present – Private collections

Related Experience
2011 – present – Member Artist’s Association of Nantucket (Board Member through 2014)
2008 – present – Member, Advisory Board, Nantucket Arts Council
2007 – Relocation of galleryblue to 20 and 21 Old South Wharf, Nantucket, MA
2006 – Relocation of galleryblue to Nantucket, MA Old South Wharf
2005 – Opening of galleryblue, Rochester, NY
2004 – Bob Rauschenberg Gallery, Ft. Myers, FL, Arts for ACT Fine Art Auction, Spirit Guide
2001 – present – Member, Print Club, Rochester, NY
2000 – 2002 – Kada Gallery, Erie, PA – representation
1999 – 2000 – Member, ZONE 1 Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1998 – 2000 – Advisory Board, Print Club, Philadelphia, PA
1996 – 1997 – Executive Board, Berkshire Artist Association, Pittsfield, MA
1996 – RICA Gallery, Housatonic, MA – Urban Mythologies exhibition curator
1994 – 1997 – RICA Gallery, Housatonic, MA – board
1986 – 1988 – Berkshire Artist Association, Pittsfield, MA – co-president
1984 – 1986 – Berkshire Artist Association, Pittsfield, MA – vice president and fellowship chair
1983 – present – Extensive travel in Europe, China, Japan, South Africa