Monday, April 22, 2024

Andrea Belag

A portrait of the artist as a young woman, painted by her mother.

Andrea Belag is a visual artist educated at Boston University, Bard College and New York Studio School, Faculty at School of Visual Arts since 1995.

Her solo exhibitions include: Morgan Lehman Gallery, NY:  Philip Slein Gallery, St. Louis, MO; Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects;DCKT, NYMike Weiss Gallery, NY, Galerie Heinz Holtmann, Cologne, Germany; Bill Maynes Gallery, NY, Richard Anderson Gallery, NY. Awards include: Guggenheim Fellowship in Painting, Rockefeller Foundation Residency at Bellagio, Italy; National Endowment for the Arts Individual Fellowship, New Jersey Council on the Arts Individual Fellowship.

Selected Group Exhibitions: 2019, Notebook, curated by Joanne Greenbaum, Henry Gallery, NY; 2018, Gardening On The Moon, artist and curator, George Lawson Gallery, Emmeryville, CA; 2017, Only Small Paintings, Fortnight Gallery, NY; 12 Painters, The Studio School, 1974-2014, Steven Kasher Gallery NY; 2013, Painting Advanced, Edward Thorp Gallery, NY; 2012, Broken/Window/Plane, Curated by John Yau, Tracy Williams Gallery: 2011, Reverie, Curated by Stephen Westfall, Zurcher Gallery, NY: 2009, OCTET: Selections from the Fine Art Department at the School of Visual Arts, Pera Art Museum, Istanbul, Turkey. 2002: The Endurance of Art, Westport Arts Center, CT, The Belles of Amherst: Contemporary Women Artists in the Collection of the Mead Art Museu, at University Gallery, Univ. of Mass., Amherst, MA. 1999: Gesture and Contemporary Painting, Warren Robbins Gallery, The Univ. of Michigan, School of Art and Design, Ann Arbor, MI. 1997: After The Fall: Aspects of Abstract Painting Since 1970, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, SI, NY.

The books she mentioned reading in the interview are Berlin Noir by Philip Kerr, Go Tell It On The Mountain by James Baldwin, and Becoming by Michele Obama.

Pink Marble, 2019, 60×70 inches, oil on linen
Sunday Painter, 2018, 66 x 72 inches
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  1. […] Andrea Belag has an upcoming show at Morgan Lehman Gallery in New York City. At first the show was slated to be a group show but in the end wound up as a solo exhibition. This is Belag’s first show at Morgan Lehman. […]


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