Warner Friedman

Artists Statement

Born in New York City; now lives in Sheffield, Massachusetts.

SELECTED ONE-PERSON EXHIBITIONS:
2014 Clark Gallery (Lincoln, MA) – Exhibition “Paintings”
2013 Clark Gallery (Lincoln, MA) – Exhibition “Paintings”
2012 Sanford Smith Fine Art, (Gt. Barrington, MA) –Exhibition “Double Vision”
2010 Clark Gallery (Lincoln, MA) – Exhibition “Places in the Sun”
2010 Morrison Gallery (Kent, CT) – Exhibition of Recent Work
2008 New Arts Gallery (Litchfield, CT) – Exhibition of Recent Work
2007 Ferrin Gallery (Pittsfield, MA) — Exhibition “Black White and Blue”
Paintings From the Eighties
2007 Berkshire Museum (Pittsfield, MA) — Exhibition of Monumental Paintings 1982-1985
2007 Scott Richards Contemporary Art (San Francisco, CA) –Exhibition of Recent Work
2004 Hadaad-Lascano Gallery, (Gt. Barrington, MA) –Exhibition of Recent Work
2003 Elaine Baker Gallery, (Boca Raton, FL)–Exhibition of Recent Work
2003 Boca Raton Museum of Art –Retrospective Exhibition: “Surroundings”
2002 Elaine Baker Gallery, (Boca Raton, FL)–Exhibition of Recent Work
2001 Ute Stebich Gallery, (Lenox, MA)—Recent Paintings
1999 Elaine Baker Gallery, (Boca Raton, FL)–Exhibition of Recent Work
1999 Ute Stebich Gallery, (Lenox, MA)–Exhibition of Recent Work
1998 Freites-Revilla Gallery, (Boca Raton, FL)–Recent Paintings
1996 Horwitch Newman Gallery, (Scottsdale, AZ)–Recent Paintings
1996 Carone Gallery, (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)–Exhibition of Recent Work
1994 Spazzi Fine Art, (Housatonic, MA)–Cut-Out Paintings of the Seventies
1994 Carone Gallery, (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)–Exhibition of Recent Work
1993 Museum of Art, (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)–“Warner Friedman Paintings: Ideal Visions”
1993 Five Points Gallery, (Chatham, N.Y.)–Exhibition of Recent Work
1992 Spazzi Fine Art, (Housatonic, MA)–Exhibition of Recent Work
1991 Schillay & Rehs Gallery, (N.Y.C.)–Exhibition of Recent Work
1991 Simons Rock College of Bard, (Gt. Barrington, MA)–Exhibition of Recent Work
1989 St. Peter’s Church, (N.Y.C.)–Paintings
1988 Central Connecticut State University, (New Britain, CT)– Exhibition of Recent Work
1987 Bayless Gallery, (Norfolk, CT)–Exhibition of Recent Work–“Monuments”
1984 Freedman Gallery at Albright College–Painting Installation: “The South Shore”
1982 Jersey City College–Exhibition of Recent Work
1976 Winterhill Gallery, (Houston, TX)–Exhibition of Recent Work
1974 Simons Rock Early College, (Gt. Barrington, MA)–Exhibition of Recent Work
1972 University of Connecticut–Exhibition of Recent Work
1969 Wadsworth Atheneum, (Hartford, CT)–Exhibition of Eight “Labyrinth” Paintings
1965 Fischbach Gallery, (N.Y.C.)–Exhibition of Small Recent Paintings,
Curated by Stephen Pepper
1965 A.M. Sachs Gallery, (N.Y.C.)–Exhibition of Recent Work

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2013 The Berkshire Museum (Pittsfield, MA) – “Exquisite Illusion”
2011 The Morrison Gallery (Kent, CT) – “Group Exhibition 6”
2010 Ferrin Gallery, (Lenox, MA) – “Couples”
2009 The Morrison Gallery (Kent, CT)
2007 Ferrin Gallery, (Lenox, MA)–“We Are There”
2006 Scott Richards Contemporary Art (San Francisco, CA)
2005 Berkshire Museum (Pittsfield, MA)–“The Power of Place”
2005 Ferrin Gallery, (Lenox, MA)–“House of Wonder”
2005 Elaine Baker Gallery, (Boca Raton, FL)—“The New Realism”, Curated by L.K. Meisel
2004 New Arts Gallery (Litchfield, CT)–“Drawing Today”
2004 Armory Art Center, (Palm Beach, FL)–“Bakers Dozen”
2004 Ferrin Gallery, (Lenox, MA)—“Winter Light”
2003 New Arts Gallery (Litchfield, CT)–“Clear Vision”
2001 Hoorn-Ashby Gallery, (N.Y.C) –“The Discerning Eye”
2001 Louis K. Meisel Gallery, (N.Y.C) –“Near and Far, Perspective & Structure”
1999 Geoff Young Gallery, (Gt. Barrington, MA)
1999 The Albany Center Galleries, (Albany, N.Y.)–“Berkshire Artists”
1998 Cristinerose Gallery, (N.Y.C)
1998 Elaine Baker Gallery, (Boca Raton, FL)
1997 Krasdale Foods Inc.
1997 Westunberg Gallery, (Gt. Barrington, MA)–“The Alphabet of Trees”
1996 Robert Kidd Gallery, (Birmingham, MI)
1995 The Springfield Museum of Fine Art, (Springfield, MA)–“ The New Landscape”
1994 Bachelier-Cardonsky Gallery, (Kent, CT)–“Viewpoints”
1993 Carone Gallery, (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)
1992 Robert Kidd Gallery, (Birmingham, MI)
1992 Spazzi Fine Art, (Housatonic, MA)–”Cacophony”
1992 Five Points Gallery, (Chatham, N.Y.)–”Spirituality and Symbols of Eroticism”
1991 Schillay & Rehs Gallery, (N.Y.C.)
1990 Ted Gallery, (Albany, N.Y.)–”Aspects of Realism”
1989 Berkshire Artisans Gallery, (Pittsfield, MA)
1987 Leonarda Di Mauro Gallery, (N.Y.C.)
1985 Civilization, (N.Y.C.)–Benefit Exhibition of Small Works
1981 Berkshire Museum, (Pittsfield, MA)–First Annual Invitational Exhibit,
Curated by Debra Balken
1978 Susan Caldwell Gallery, (N.Y.C.)–”Towards the Monochromatic”,
Curated by Michael Walls
1975 Contemporary Gallery, (Dallas, TX)
1973 University of Connecticut–Faculty Show
1972 Wadsworth Atheneum–Connecticut Academy
1970 Wadsworth Atheneum–”Black, White & Grey”, Curated by Sam Wagstaff
1966 Corcoran Gallery, (Washington, D.C.)
1966 Park Place Gallery, (N.Y.C.)
1964 Pennsylvania Academy
1963 Brata Gallery, (N.Y.C.)–”Friends of the Tenth Street Co-ops”
WORKS IN THE COLLECTIONS OF THE FOLLOWING ORGANIZATIONS:
Alamo Rent A Car, Inc. The McCrory Corporation
Albright College Mentor Partners
The Andover Company Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale
Becton Dickinson News American Publishing, Inc.
Berkshire Museum Owens Corning Collection
Boca Raton Museum Of Art Tambrand, Inc.
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Texaco, Inc.
Fidelity Investments The Wadsworth Atheneum
First National Bank of Chicago

SELECTED ARTICLES AND REVIEWS:
Michael Gormley, “Framed Perspective”, The Artist’s Magazine, June 2016
Cate McQuaid, “Progressive, Provocative Landscapes on view at Fitchburg”, Boston Globe,
November 11, 2015
Land Ho!, Artscope, Nov/Dec 2015
Elizabeth Potter, “Exquisite Illusion “, The Country, Winter 2013-2014
Keith V. Shaw, “Double Vision”, The Berkshire Eagle, 2012
John Dorfman, “Made to Measure”, Arts & Antiques, 2012
Cynthia Nadelman, “Group Exhibition 6”, ARTnews, 2011
Celia McGee, “Warner Friedman”, ARTnews, 2010
Keith V. Shaw, “A Mix Of Marriages”, Artscope, 2010
Tracey O’Shaughnessy, “Fenced Out From Nature”, Sunday Republican, 2010
Leon Graham, “A Quiet, Ominous World”, Lakeville Journal, 2010
Keith V. Shaw, “Small Gems”, The Berkshire Eagle, 2008
Amy Norkus, “Black, White and Blue”, The Berkshire Eagle, 2007
Geoffrey Young, “Recent Readings of the Housatonic”, from “Art and the River” 2005
Jennifer Ball, “Drawing Today”, Art News, January 2005
Heather Schreckengast, “Warner Friedman: Voyeur Of Nature”, Florida Design, Spring 2004
Dale M. King, “Surroundings”, The Sun-Sentinel, October 13, 2003.
Gary Schwan, “Warner Friedman”, Palm Beach Post, October 12, 2003.
Ken Willis, “Surroundings”, Citylink, September 17, 2003.
Gary Rausch, “Landscape Frame-up”, Scottsdale Tribune, July 11, 1996.
Gloria Russell, “The New Landscape” Springfield Museum of Fine Arts,
Sunday Republican, September 10, 1995.
Daniel M. Klein, “Berkshire Landscapes”, Berkshire Magazine, Spring 1995.
Jude Schwendenwien, “Viewpoints” at Bachelier-Chardonsky, Art New England,
October-November, 1994.
Charles Hagen, “In Connecticut”, New York Times, July 8, 1994.
Roger Hurlburt, “The Mathematics of Art”, The Sun-Sentinel, February 20, 1994.
Helen L. Kohen, “Warner Friedman Paintings: Ideal Visions”, Miami Herald, Sept. 26, 1993.
Eunice Agar, “Warner Friedman”, American Artist, January 1989.
Tullio DeSantis, “Friedman at the Freedman”, The Reading Eagle, May 20, 1984.
Charles Boneti, “1981 Berkshire Museum Invitational”, Art New England, August 1981.

AWARDS:
2011 Massachusetts Artist Fellowship
2006 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
1996 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
1993 Richard Florsheim Art Fund Grant
1990 Massachusetts Artist Fellowship