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Barbara Grossman, American artist, educator. Fulbright/Hayes grantee, 1967-1968, Connecticut Commission on the Arts grantee, 1978-1979, 2002, Ingram Merrill Foundation grantee, 1982-1983; recipient Grumbacher Art award and Gold medal, 1995, Adolph & Clara Obrie prize National Academy, 2000, Henry Ward Ranger Purchase award National Academy, 2001.

Background

Grossman, Barbara was born on November 10, 1943 in New York City. Daughter of Emil Carl and Rose (Lehrberger) Grossman.

Education

Student, Yale University School of Music & Art, 1964;Bachelor of Fine Arts, Cooper Union, 1965;postgraduate, Academie der Kunst, Munich, 1967-1968.

Career

Instructor Westover School, Middlebury, Connecticut, 1975, 81, Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, 1978-1980, Tunxis Community College, Farmington, 1981, Washington (Connecticut) Art Association, 1974-1977, 1992, 1996, 2002. Resident faculty Chautauqua (New York ) Institution, 1987—1990, 1992, 1996, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2006—2007, 2009, New York Studio School, 1989—1990, 1993—1994, 1996, 1998, 2001. Resident critic Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, 1991-1994, 95, resident citric, 2008.

Teacher Master of Fine Arts program Vermont College Norwich University, Montpelier, Vermont, since 1991. Visiting critic summer program Caumsett-Queens College, Huntington, New York, 1988, Hampshire College, Amherst, Massachusetts, 1992, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1992, 2002, Boston University, 2010. Adjunct professor art University Hartford, since 1992.

Visiting critic, 1986-2005, School of Architect Yale University, 1986-2005, Brooklyn College, 2002, Graduate School Fine Arts University Pennsylvania, 1994-2000. Visiting critic American University, Washington, 1997, 2003. Visiting professor Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois, 1999, Brandeis University, 1999, 2004, 09.

Adjunct professor We. Connecticut State University, 1983-1994, Lafayette College, 2001, We. Connecticut State University, 2002, University Washington, 2002, University Utah-Salt Lake, 2002, Brooklyn College, 2002, Union College, 2003, Hollins University Roanoke, 2003.

Master of Fine Arts faculty, Western Carolina University, 2004-2006. Artist in research/faculty, Hollins University, 2003. Master class National Academy School Fine Arts, 2005, faculty, graduate critic Yale School Art, 2003, 05, 07-09.

Juror Masur Museum Art, Monroe, Louisiana, 2005, Mattatuck Museum, Connecticut, 2006. Visiting critic Master of Fine Arts program Boston University, 2005, 07, 10. Lecturer in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One woman shows include Lyman Allyn Museum, New London, 1977, Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, 1979, Washington Art Association, Washington Depot, Connecticut, 1985, Bowery Gallery, New York City, 1973, 77, 81, 85, 88, 92, 95, 98, 2001, 2007, Paessagio Gallery, Hartford, Connecticut, 1991, Hurlbutt Gallery, Greenwich, Connecticut, 1994, Pennsylvania School of Art and Design, Lancaster, 1996, Hollins College, Roanoke, Virginia, 1997, Wayne Arts Center, Wayne, Pennsylvania, 2000, Jaffe Fried & Strays Galleries, 2002, Dartmouth College, 2002, Hollins University, Roanoke, Virginia 2003, Union College, Schenectady, New York, 2003, New Arts Gallery, Litchfield, Connecticut, 2004, Washington & Lee University Dupont Gallery, 2005, Taft School, Connecticut, 2006, Bowery Gallery, New York, 2007, 10, Rider University Lawrenceville, New Jersey, 2009, Gross Mc Clgaf Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2010. Exhibited in group shows at Wadsworth Atheneum, 1983, College of William and Mary, 1987, National Academy Museum, 1986, 90, 92, 94, 97, 98, 99, 2000-2004, (jury) National Academy Museum, 2008, National Academy School Fine Arts ( Student awards), 2007, Guamann Cicchino Gallery, 1990, Bachelier Cardonsky, Kent, Connecticut 1990, 92, 96, 2006, New York Studio School, 1974, 76, 89, 93, 95, Indiana University, 1987, Margaret Lipworth Fine Art, 1991, Bryn Mawr (Pennsylvania) College, 1993, Muscarelle Museum of Art, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1994, Munson Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, 1995, University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1995, 96, National Academy, New York, 1986, 90, 92, 94, 97, 98, 2001, 02, 03, University Hawaii, Hilo, 1997, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, 1998, Mangel Gallery, Philadelphia, 1998, Marymount College, Tarrytown, New York, 1999, 55 Mercer St. Gallery, 2000, Court Commission Arts, 2002, Andrews Gallery, William & Mary College, 2002, Wayne Art Center, 2002, Washington Art Association, 2003, New Arts Gallery, Litchfield, Connecticut, 2004, 05, Westport Arts Center, Connecticut, 2005, The Taft School, 2006. Solo exhibitions include Hollins University, 2003, Atrium Gallery, Union College, Schenectady, 2003, New Arts Gallery, Litchfield, Connecticut, 2004, A Survey, 2004-2005: Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania, Washington & Lee College, Lexington, Virginia, New York Studio School.

      Group exhibitions include Washington Art Association Painting on Paper, 2003, Paessagio Gallery, W. Hartford, Connecticut, Spring Print Exhibition, 2004, Marymount College, Tarrytown, New York Women By Women, 2004, Lohin-Geduld, New York, Languor, 2004, Gross McCleaf Gallery Philadelphia Pennsylvania, 2008, 10, State Museum Penn. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 2008, Delawarg Center Contemporary Art, Wilmington, DE, 2008, Washington Art Association, Washington Depot Connecticut, 2008, Begin Than Eugr, Lone Island University, New York, Lamar University, Texas, Rowan University, New Jersey, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, New York, 2010, Western Connecticut State University, Danburg, Connecticut, 2010.

Membership

Participant applied arts advisory committee Tunxis Community College, 1979-1984, participant art program State of Connecticut Evaluation Team, 1984. Co-chair exhibition committee Washington Art Association, since 1988. Chair book selection committee Oliver Wolcott Library., Litchfield, 1984-1989.

Secretary, founding member Bowery Gallery, 1969-2007. Council member exhibition committee National Academy Museum, since 2006, board governors, since 2007, nomination committee chair, since 2009. Member Washington Art Association (trustee since 1985), College Art Association, National Academy Museum (award for painting 1995), National Academy Design (secretary board governor, nominating committee chair).

Connections

Married Charles F. Cajori, June 23, 1967. 1 child, Nicole Antonia.

father:
Emil Carl Grossman

mother:
Rose (Lehrberger) Grossman

spouse:
Charles F. Cajori

child:
Nicole Antonia Grossman