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Margaret Whitehurst Grimes, American Artist, educator ( art: visiting, Educated)artist, educator. Recipient Distinguished Lectureship award Henry Barnard Foundation, 1990; Connecticut StateU. research grantee in painting, 1985; grantee American Association of University Professors, 1986, 90, 91, 93; named Distinguished Professor Connecticut State University, 1992. Member American Association of University Professors, College Art Association.

Background

Grimes, Margaret Whitehurst was born on June 5, 1943 in New Bern, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Alan Pendleton and Margaret (Whitehurst) Grimes. Bachelor, Governor State University, 1975, Master of Arts, 1976.

Education

Bachelor, Governor State University, 1975. Master of Arts, Governor State University, 1976. Postgraduate, Notre Dame University, 1977.

Master of Fine Arts, University Pennsylvania, 1980.

Career

Instructor drawing and design Thornton Community College, Chicago, 1974-1979. Professor painting and drawing Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, since 1980, assistant chair, 1991-1992. Co-editor New Art Association Newsletter, 1971.

One woman shows, include Green Mountain Gallery, New York, 1979, Blue Mountain Gallery, New York, 1980, 82, 87, 90, 92, 94, Fischbach Gallery, New York, 1986. Three-person show Provincetown Group Gallery, Mass, 1987, Washington (Connecticut) Art Association, 1990. Exhibited in group shows at International Womens' Art Festival, Walker The Art Institute of Chicago, 1976, Woodmere Museum, Philadelphia, 1977, Provincetown ArtMus., Massachusetts, 1978, Reading Museum, Pennsylvania, 1983, Queens Museum, New York, 1983,Butler Institute, 1983, Rahr-West Museum, Manitowac, Wisconsin, 1983, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio, 1987, Katherina Rich Perlow Gallery, 1987, 88, 89, 76th American annual show Newport Museum, Newport, Rhode Island, 1988.

Artists' Choice Museum traveling exhibition, 1983. Represented in permanent collections at Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company, Connecticut Insurance Group, North America ChristianSci. Church Center, Boston, United States Tobacco Company, Bellevue Hospital New York.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Green Mountain Gallery, New York, 1979, (biannually) Blue Mountain Gallery, 1980—2007, Fischbach Gallery, 1986, Moravian College, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1990, Western Connecticut State University, 1990, 1998, Central Connecticut State University, 1997, Washington Art Association, 1990, 2000, Weir Farm National Trust, Wilton, Connecticut, 2003, 100 Pearl Gallery, Connecticut, 2003, 3-person show, Provincetown Group Gallery, Massachusetts, 1987, exhibited in group shows at International Women's Art Festival, Walker Art Institute, 1976, Woodmere Museum, Philadelphia, 1977, Provincetown Art Museum, Massachusetts, 1978, Reading Museum, Pennsylvania, 1983, Queens Museum, New York, 1983, Rahr-West Museum, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, 1983, Columbus Museum Art, Ohio, 1987, Katherina Rich Perlow Gallery, 1987, 1988, 1989, 78th American annual show Newport (Rhode Island) Museum, 1988, Erector Square Gallery, New Haven, 1994, Kline Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1994, Creiger-Dane Gallery, Boston, 1995, Park Avenue Atrium, New York City, 1995, Wilmington Center for Contemporary Art, Delaware, 1996, Connecticut State University biennial, 1987-1999, Blue Mountain Gallery, 1996—2007, Davenport Museum, Iowa, 1999—2000, National Academy of Sciences, 2001-2002, National Academy Design, 2004, Salon Show with Henry Matisse, Ober Gallery, Kent, Connecticut, 2007, Philbrook Museum, Tulsa, Ringling Museum Art, Sarasota, Florida, Represented in permanent collections Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company, Connecticut Insurance Group, North America Christian Science Church Center, Boston, United States Tobacco Company, Bellevue Hospital, New York, National Academy of Sciences.

Membership

Member American Association of University Professors (grantee 1986, 90, 91, 93, 95, 99, 2003, 06), College Art Association.

Connections

father:
Alan Pendleton Bachelor

mother:
Margaret (Whitehurst) Grimes. Bachelor