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Regina Serniak Stewart

Regina Serniak Stewart, American artist, art gallery director.

Background

  • Stewart, Regina Serniak was born on December 29, 1942 in Passaic, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Raymond and Marina Serniak.

  • Education

    • Certified fine arts, Cooper Union, 1960—1964. Student art, International Center Mithymna, Lesbos, Greece, 1964.

    Career

    • Set and costume designer Paterson Lyric Opera Theatre, New Jersey, 1965-1974. Instructor painting New York University, New York City, 1976-1979. Vice president Stewart Studio, since 1976.

      President New York Artists Equity Association, Inc., 1991—1993, executive director, since 1993.

    Works

    • One-woman shows include Collegio Raffaello Museum, Urbino, Italy, 1973, Dullin Gallery of Art, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1978, Broome St. Gallery, New York City, 2003, Jacqueline Casey Hudgens Center for the Art, Duluth, Georgia, 2005, exhibited in group shows at Art East Shows, New York City, 1967-1968, Aldrich Museum Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut, 1973, American Counseling Association Gallery, New York City, 1976, 1978, Columbia Museum Art, Stabler Gallery, Birmingham, Ala, Olympia & York Atrium Gallery, New York City, Annual Broome St. Gallery Exhibition 96, Galeria Tonalli, Mexico City, Gwinnett Fine Arts Center, Duluth, Georgia, Atlantic Gallery, New York City, National Academy Museum, 183rd Annual: An Invitational Exhibition Contemporary Art, 2008, Ogden Museum Southern Art, New Orleans, Los Angeles, 2009, Represented in permanent collections Radford Art Museum, Southeast Missouri University Museum, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, Jacqueline Casey Hudgens Center for the Arts, Duluth, Georgia, Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut, Comune di Urbino, Italy, Columbia (South Carolina) Museum Art, Greenville County Museum, South Carolina, Savannah (Georgia) College Art and Design, art and antiques Channel 13 Auction, New York City, 1976. Author: Stoneware, 1976, Kitchenware, 1976, Carnival Glass, 1976, Bottle, 1976, Henry Ryan MacGinnis: American Impressionist 1875-1962, 2000, Jack Stewart Drawings: Looking into the 21st Century, 2000, The Broome Street Gallery, 2005. Member editorial board The Artists Proof, since 1992, jewelry designer Regina Stewart for Stewart Studio, since 1985.

      Writer, designer catalog: Broome St. Gallery 15th Annual Exhibition, 2005. Editor: Graffiti Kings: New York City Mass Transit Art of the 1970s by Jack Stewart, —.

    Membership

    Trustee Lower East Side History Society, since 1985. Advisory board Fine Arts Federation, New York City, since 2002, Steffen Thomas Museum and Archives, Georgia, since 1997, History Society Ocean Grove, New Jersey, since 2003. Honorary board member National Society Mural Painters, 2000—2004.

    Member Art Spaces (advisor since 1980), New York Artists Equity Association (treasurer 1990-1991, president 1991-1993, executive director since 1993), Artists Welfare Fund, NYAEA Art Bank New York City.

    Connections

    • Married Jack Stewart, December 10, 1976.
    • father: Raymond Serniak
    • mother: Marina Serniak
    • spouse: Jack Stewart
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    Born December 29, 1942
    (age 73)
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    • 1964
      International Center Mithymna
    • 1965 - 1974
      Set and costume designer, Paterson Lyric Opera Theatre
      New Jersey, United States
    • 1976 - 1979
      instructor, painting New York University
    • 1976
      vice president, Stewart Studio
    • 1991 - 1993
      president, New York Artists Equity Association