REBECCA PURDUM

1959

Born Idaho Falls, Idaho
Lives and works in Ripton,Vermont
 
Education

1980

St. Martin's School of Art, London, England

1981

B.F.A. in Painting, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York

1981                   
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine

Grants and Awards

2005   
Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant
1991
Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award           
1991
Eugene McDermott Award, M.I.T.
1981
National Society of Arts and Letters, Paul Branson Memorial Award
1981 
Ruth Baker Award, NSAL national prize in drawing
1981
Augusta G. Hazard/Hirim Gee Award
1979 
Harriet T. Levenworth Award
1978-1980 
Ford Foundation Grants


Exhibitions

2018
In Tribute to Jack Tilton: A Selection from 35 Years, Tilton Gallery, New York, New York

2017
23 Artists from the Atea Ring Gallery, Keene Arts, Keene, New York

2014
In Residence: Contemporary Artists at Dartmouth, Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, New Hampshire

2013 
Rebecca Purdum/Harold Weston, Atea Ring Gallery, Westport, New York

2012
Rebecca Purdum, Paintings, Atea Ring Gallery, Westport, New York

2011
Rebecca Purdum/Matthew Fischer, Tilton Gallery, New York, New York

Arcadia Now, The Christine Price Gallery, Castleton State College, Castleton, Vermont. Curated by Tom McGlynn; traveled to New Jersey City University, Jersey City, New Jersey (catalogue)

Rebecca Purdum, Atea Ring Gallery, Westport, New York

2010
Group Show, Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester, Vermont. Curated by Gerald Auten

Rebecca Purdum Paintings and Drawings, Atea Ring Gallery, Westport, New York

2009
Rebecca Purdum, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center for the Arts, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (catalogue with essay by Sister Wendy Beckett)

2007
Art Now: Rebecca Purdum, Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, Vermont

2006
Rebecca Purdum/Miguel Angel Rios, Tilton Gallery, New York

2005
Tilton Gallery Celebrates 22 Years, Tilton Gallery, New York

2003
Regional Selections 30, Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, New Hampshire (catalogue)
2002
No Greater Love, Abstraction, Jack Tilton/ Anna Kustera Gallery, New York

2001
Solo Exhibition, Jack Tilton/Anna Kustera Gallery, New York

2000
Solo Exhibition, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York

To Each Her Own: 10 Contemporary Artists, Johnson Memorial Gallery, Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont (catalogue)

1999
Engaging Abstraction, Lebanon Valley College Museum of Art, Annville, PA

After Nature, Herter Art Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

1998
Solo Exhibiton, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York

1997
After the Fall, Snug Harbor Center, Staten Island, New York. Curated by Lilly Wei (catalogue)

Alive and Well, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York

The Poetic Object: Paintings of Rebecca Purdum, Contemporary Gallery, Marywood University, Scranton, PA (catalogue)

1995
Solo Exhibition, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York

1994
Repicturing Abstraction, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts; Anderson Gallery; Marsh Gallery; 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA (catalogue)

1993
Solo Exhibiton, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York

1991
Solo Exhibiton, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York

Whitney Biennial, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (catalogue)

New Generations: New York, Carnegie Mellon University Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA (catalogue)

1990
Rebecca Purdum: Paintings, M.I.T. List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA (catalogue)

1989
Solo Exhibition, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York (catalogue)

Ten + Ten: Contemporary Soviet and American Painters, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, TX. Traveling to San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA; Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY; Milwaukee Art Museum, WI; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.; Artist's Union Hall of the Tretyakov Embankment, Moscow; Tsentralnyi Zal Khudozhnikov, Tbilisi, Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic; Tsentralnyi Zystavochnyi Zal, Leningrad (catalogue)

1988
Recent Acquisitions to the M.I.T Permanent Collection, List Visual Arts Center, M.I.T., Cambridge, MA

Contemporary Syntax: Color and Saturation, Robeson Center Art Gallery, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ. Curated by Alison Weld (catalogue)

1987
Solo Exhibiton, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York

5 Abstract Artists, New York Studio School, New York (curator: Robert Storr)

1986
Solo Exhibiton, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York (catalogue)

Inspiration Comes from Nature, JackTilton Gallery, New York

1985
Group Exhibiton, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York

1981
Forty-third Annual Artists of Central New York, Museum of Art, Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, NY

Visiting Artist
2009 Artist-in-Residence, Fall 2009, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
1999 Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT and Williams College, Williamstown, MA
1995 talks in conjunction with Repicturing Abstraction, VCU, Richmond, VA
1993 Olive Press, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

1992 talks in conjunction with David Ortins/ Rebecca Purdum, American Center     Tokyo and Kyoto
1988 New York Studio School

1986 Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

Public Collections
Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, New Hampshire
Fort Worth Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
List Visual Arts Center, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Munson-Williams-Proctor Museum of Art, Utica, New York
Arthur Anderson and Co., New York, New York
Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, New York
I.C. Deal, Dallas, Texas
Merck Corporation, Dresher, Pennsylvania
Orrick, Herrington and Sutcliff, New York, New York
U.S. Trust, New York, New York

 
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