Biography



EDUCATION

Royal College of Art, Graduate Painting School, London, England 1968-69
Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA, BFA Painting, 1968
Tyler School of Art, Rome, Italy 1966-67
Studied Painting with Freidel Dzubas, 1961-64

Solo Exhibitions

2003 — Holbrook Art Center, Millbrook School, Millbrook, NY
1996 — Freedman Gallery of Albright College, Reading, PA
1995 — Bill Maynes Contemporary Art, New York, NY
1993 — Rowles Studio Contemporary Art, Hudson, NY
1992 — Philippe Briet Gallery, New York, NY
1991 — Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY

1988 — Philippe Briet Gallery, New York, NY
1986 — Daniel Newburg Gallery, New York, NY
1984 — Virtual Garrison, New York, NY
              Beulah Land, New York, NY
1982 — Red Bar, New York, NY, curated by Alan Jones
1980 — Newyorkacaen: Peintures de Jeffrey Wasserman, Foyer Du Theatre Municipal, Caen, France, curated by Philippe Briet

Selected Group Exhibitions

2003 — Hudson Opera House, Hudson, NY, curated by Howard Scott
2002 — Morgan-Lehman Gallery, Lakeville, CT
2000 — New and Returning Faculty, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
1999 — Faculty Exhibition, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
1999 — A Local Habitation & A Name, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
1997 — Conversion, Tricia Collins Grand Salon, New York, NY
              Abstract Painting: Cora Cohen, Charles Clough, Carroll Dunham, Peter Halley,
              Louise Fishman, Lucio Pozzi, Jeffrey Wasserman, Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson, NY
1995 — Artists from New York, Nagoya, Japan, curated by Taikao Saito
1994 — Out of the Blue Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland, curated by Leonard Bullock
              Drawing Together, Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY
              Le Temps d’un Dessin, Galerie de L’Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Lorient, France, curated by Philippe Briet
              Small Format Abstract Paintings, Bill Maynes Contemporary Art, New York, NY
1993 — Works on Paper, Bill Maynes Contemporary Art, New York, NY
              Paperworks, Rowles Studio Contemporary Art, New York, NY
              What Was the Question, Osvey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Mary Jones
1992 — Nature in Mind, Spotted Dog Gallery, Old Chatham, NY, curated by Holly Hughes
              An Exhibition for Satyajit Ray, Philippe Briet Gallery, New York, NY
              White Columns Benefit Auction, White Columns, New York, NY
1991 — Booth 12, Natalie Rivera, New York, NY, curated by Alan Jones
              Outside America: Going into the 90’s, Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA, curated by Collins & Milazzo

1990 — The Painter and His Occasion, Marta Cevera Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Alan Jones
              E.M. Donahue Gallery, New York, NY
1990 — Token Gestures, Scott Hanson Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Collins & Milazzo
1989 — Scott Hanson Gallery, New York, NY
              Charles More Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1988 — Jayne Baum Gallery, New York, NY
              Scott Hanson Gallery, New York, NY
              Charles More Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1987 — DIA Art Foundation, Bridgehampton, NY, curated by Henry Geldzahler
              AIDS Benefit, Daniel Newburg Gallery, New York, NY
              D’Ornamentation, Daniel Newburg Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Paul Groot
              Romantic Science, One Penn Plaza, New York, NY, curated by Stephen Westfall
1986 — Painting: Abstraction Rediscovered, Rosa Esman Gallery, New York, NY
              Daniel Newburg Gallery, New York, NY
1985 — The Henry Geldzahler Collection, The Century Association, New York, NY
              Ted Greenwald Gallery, New York, NY
              Virtual Garrison, New York, NY
1984 — Charles More Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
              Halley, Schroder, Suzuki, Wasserman, Daniel Newburg Gallery, New York, NY
1983 — Manhattan Art, New York, NY
1983 — Concord Gallery, New York, NY
1982 — Tower Gallery, Southampton, NY, curated by Henry Geldzahler
1981 — Queens Museum, Queens, New York, curated by Carlos Solana
1981 — CBS Auditorium, New York, NY
              White Columns, New York, NY
              Barbara Bratthen Gallery, New York, NY
              Andre Zarre Gallery, New York, NY
              Robert Elkon, New York, NY
              Royal Academy of Art, London, England

Selected Private and Corporate Collections

Fred Alger
Saint Clair Cemin
Chase Manhattan Bank
Ford Collection
Johnson Collection
Service Corporation of America

Ruth Kaufman
Jeff Koons
Owens-Corning
Gillman Collection
Henry Geldzahler Estate
Tricia Collins & Richard Milazzo

Awards and Honors

Richard Diebenkorn Foundation Fellowship Nominee, 1999
Tiffany Award Nominee, 1988, 1990
Joan Mitchell Award Nominee, 1996
National Endowment for the Arts, Painting Award, 1987-88

Bibliography

Aaronson, Joshua: Sunstorm, May 1981

Briet, Philippe: la presse du calvados: liberté de normandie / le bonhomme libre, “Newyorkàcaen en presence de Jeffrey Wasserman,” No. 7893, March 21, 1980

Bulard, Brigitte: la presse du calvados: liberté de normandie / le bonhomme libre, “Les Expos: Peintures, dessins, et photographies,” No. 7894, March 28, 1980

Bulard, Brigitte: la presse du calvados: liberté de normandie / le bonhomme libre, “Newyorkàcaen: Interview de Jeffrey Wasserman,” No. 7895, April 4, 1980
 

Cameron, Dan: Arts Magazine, “In the Realm of the Hyperabstract,” November 1986

Clough, Charles (Moderator): Tema Celeste, “Where The Meaning Begins: Panel on Abstraction with Leonard Bullock, Cora Cohen, Ron Gorchov, Richard Hennessy, Lucio                   Pozzi, Jeffrey Wasserman, John Zinsser,” No. 35, April/May 1992

Donahue, Victoria: The Philadelphia Enquirer, Review, 1984

Donahue, Victoria: Philadelphia Enquirer, Review, 1987 

 

Epworth, Marsden: Compass, “A Painting Life,” October 2, 2003

Geldzahler, Henry: Catalog Essay, Dia Art Foundation, 1987

Greenwald, Ted: D’ARS, “Implosionismo,” July 1985

Huntington, Richard: The Buffalo Evening News, “A Rebirth for Abstract Painting,” March 23, 1991

Jones, Alan: Arts Magazine, January 1990 

Jones, Alan: Catalog Interview, Virtual Garrison Gallery, printed on the press of Saint Clair Cemin on Rives BFK, August 1984

Lloyd, Ann Wilson: Art in America, December l995

Mortenson, Richard: Il Giornale Dell’Arte, No. 108, February 1993 

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Westfall, Stephen: Art Journal, “Surrealists Modes Among Contemporary New York Painters,” Winter 1985

Westfall, Stephen: Catalog Essay, 1986