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artist , educator

Irene Collins Neal, American artist, educator. Recipient Tift award, Wilson College, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, 2003.


Neal, Irene Collins was born on May 14, 1936 in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Oliver Shupe and Betsey Cowap (Mann) Collins.


Bachelor, Wilson College, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, 1958. Student, School Visual Arts, Rio de Janeiro, 1977. Student, Memphis Sate University, Tennessee, 1980.

Student, University Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1983. Participant, Triangle Art Workshop, Pine Plains, New York, 1985.


Guest speaker College Santa Fe, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1994.


  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Allied Chemical Corporation, Morristown, New Jersey, 1975, Planetarium Rio de Janeiro, 1977, Pat Ackerman Gallery, Memphis, 1980, Westmoreland Museum Art, Greensburg, 1986, Wilson College, 1993, Cooper Classics Collections, New York City, 2001-2002, Trans-Lux Cocteau Corporation, Santa Fe, 2003, Acton Public Library., Connecticut, 2007, St. Ann's Episcopal Church, 2007, exhibited in group shows at Jersey City Museum, 1975, New Jersey State Museum, 1975, Somerset Tri-State Museum, New Jersey, 1975, National Arts Club, New York City, 1975, Garden State Watercolor Society, 1975, Salao de Marinhas, Rio de Janeiro, 1977, Stamford Museum, 1984-1985, 1989, Branchville Soho Gallery, Ridgefield, Connecticut, 1984, Silvermine Guild, New Canaan, Connecticut, 1984, Stamford Library., 1985, Shippee Gallery, New York City, 1986, 110 Greene St., 1986, Wilton Library.

      , Connecticut, 1986, Aldrich Museum Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, 1987, Visual Arts Festival, Edmonton, Atla., Canada, 1989, Museum Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1991-1992, Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, Incorporated, New York York, 1994, Vanderleelle Gallery, Edmonton, 1996, Galerie Piltzer, Paris, 1996, Fine Art 2000 Gallery, Stamford, 1996-1997, York College, Queens, New York, 1997, Center Performing Arts, Stamford, 1997, Museum Contemporary Art, Palm Beach, Florida, 1997, Griffis Art Center, New London, 1997, Vero Beach Museum, Florida, 1998, Flint Institute Art, Michigan, 1999, Museum Contemporary Art, Denver, 1999, Gelabert Studios Gallery, New York City, 2000, Hotel de Ville, Brussels, 2000, 69th Regiment Armory, New York City, New New Painters, Real Avant Garde, 2000, National Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic, 2001-2002, Galerie Anne-Lettrie, Paris, 2001, Durst Organization, New York City, 2002-2003, Musee du Bas-Saint Laurant Riviere de Lupe, Quebec, Canada, 2002-2003, Scope New York Stevenson Fine Art, Dylan Hotel, New York City, 2003, Museum au Bus, St. Laurant, Quebec, 2003, Elfsar Collection, Limited, Vancouver, British Columbia, 2003, Juten Gallery, Toronto, 2003, Anew Foundation, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 2004, Westport Arts Center, Connecticut, 2004, Realtra, Cork, Ireland, 2005, Lurie Gallery, Miami, 2005, Pthalo Gallery, 2005, Diane Birdsall Gallery, Old Lyme Connecticut, 2005, Troy Gallery, Stamford, 2005-2006, A.N.E.W. Foundation, Fort Lauderdale, Lurie Gallery, Miami, A.N.E.W. Foundation Arts, 2006, Art Basel, Miami, 2007, Seth Jason Beitler Gallery, 2007, University Alberta, Canada, 2007, Tong You Gallery, Beijing, China, 2007, Huitai Art Center, Tianjin, China, exhibited in group shows, Colour Ink, Prehistoric Pelican, Huitai Art Center Catalogue, 2008, exhibited in group shows, Chi & Technology, Today Art Museum, Tianjin Museum, 2008, Represented in permanent collections Planetarium, Rio de Janeiro, exhibited in group shows at Gallery One, Old Saybrook, Connecticut, Represented in permanent collections International Paper, New York City, Westmoreland Museum Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania, Pepperdine University, Malibu, California, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, California, Hoover Institution Stanford University, St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, Wilton, Columbia University, Center Arts, Vero Beach, Florida, Museum Art, Fort Lauderdale, Alamo Rent A Car, Denver Center Performing Arts, Flint Institute Art, Michigan, National Gallery, Prague, Wilson College, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, Appleton Museum Art, Ocala, Florida, National Museum Women Arts, FAIR, Washington. Public, contractor: New New Painting, 1996, catalog, 2000, Cooper Classics Collection, 2001-2002.

      One-woman shows include Huitai Art Center, Tianjin, China, 2008, Bank Gallery, Essex, exhibitions include Fair, Washington, 2008, Tianjin Museum, China, 2008, The Florence Biennale, Italy, 2009, Whitney Gallery, Cheslsia, New York, 2010, Vierai Art Gallery, Miniature Art Show, 2010, Broadway Gallery, New York Arts.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: ocean diving, tennis, golf, gardening.


Married Paul Whitaker Neal, November 24, 1960. Children: Paul Collins Gordon, Betsey Whitaker.

Oliver Shupe Collins

Betsey Cowap (Mann) Collins

Paul Whitaker Neal

Paul Collins Gordon Neal

Betsey Whitaker Neal