Lynne Drexler

May 21, 1928     Newport News, VA.

Dec. 30, 1999    Monhegan Island, ME.

 

Education:

 

Richmond Prof. Inst., BFA

College of William and Mary

Hans Hoffman School of Fine Arts, New York  (Scholarship)

Hans Hoffman School of Fine Arts, Provincetown, (Scholarship)

Hunter College Graduate School, NY, ---studied with Robert Motherwell

 

Solo Shows:

 

1961    

Tanager Gallery, NYC

 

1965    

Esther Robles Gallery, Los Angeles

 

1967    

Nuuana Valley Gallery, Honolulu, HA

 

1970,71,73,75               

Alonzo Gallery, NYC

 

1983   

Aldona Gobuzas Gallery, NYC

 

1983    

Veydras Ltd, NYC

 

1984    

Middlesex Community College, Piscataway, NJ

St. John’s University, Staten Island, NY

 

1989    

Gallery 127, Portland, ME-June-July

Judith Leighton Gallery, Blue Hill ME

Gallery 6, Portland, ME

 

1998    

Lupine Gallery, Monhegan, ME

 

2003    

Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston Maine

 

2005    

Greenhut Galleries, Portland Maine

 

2006    

Jameson Moderne Gallery, Portland Maine

2 Person Show: Galleria, San Miguel Allende, Mexico-1963 (a hand written bio says 1962)

3 Person Show: Anita Shapulsky Gallery, NYC-1987

Anita Shapulsky Gallery, NYC-Three From Maine, 2007

 

Group Shows:

 

1959    

Sun Gallery, Provincetown, MA

 

1960    

Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA

 

1960s   

Twentieth Century Gallery, Williamsburg, VA

 

1962    

Tanager Gallery

 

1965    

Westerly Gallery (8 W. 56th St. NYC)

1966    

Traveling Show: American Painting

Sproul Museum, Louisville, KY

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA. (reproduced in catalog)

 

1969    

Alonzo Gallery, MR.& MRS. PAINTING AND SCULPTURE, 

 

1971    

Spring Arts Festival, Educational and Cultural Trust Fund of the Electrical Industry

Hudson River Museum, Ciba-Geigy Collection

 

1973    

Traveling Show: Martha Jackson New York Collection: 

Finch College, NYC

University of Maryland

Albright Knox Museum, Buffalo, NY    

 

1974    

Traveling Show- Ciba-Geigy Collection

Allentown Museum-Monhegan Artist Show

 

1974-79

Christmas Shows: Tanager Gallery, NYC; Alonzo Gallery, NYC;  Landmark Gallery,    

                          

1975    

Ciba-Geigy Collection- Women Artist Show

 

1977    

Landmark Gallery (469 Broome St. NYC)

 

1981    

Veydras Ltd, NYC

 

1989    

Leighton Gallery, Blue Hill, ME   

 

2002    

Anita Shapolsky Gallery, Women of the 50s

Monhegan Modernists, Collection of John Day, Bates College

 

2003    

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, ME 

 

2005    

Greenhut Gallery, Portland, ME

Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME    

Lupine Gallery, Monhegan ME 

Monhegan Museum, A Century of Women Artist on Monhegan Island

Opalka Gallery, Albany NY

 

2005    

Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth, ME

 

Collections:      

 

 

Best Company, Richmond, VA

Brooklyn Museum, NY

Ciba-Geigy

Farnsworth Museum, Rockland, ME

Martha Jackson Collection

Monhegan Museum, Monhegan Is. ME

Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Ballon    

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Loew, New York

Mrs E. Knapp

Museum of Modern Art, New York

National Gallery of Art (2 lithographs in Rosenwald Collection)

Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME

Prentice-Hall Collection, NY

Queens Museum for Art Education, NY

Reynolds Metal

Tamarind Lithographs

Bibliography: International Who’s Who in Art and Antiquities, Who’s Who in American Art, International Dictionary, Los Angeles Times , April 1965; Los Angeles Times Home Magazine  May 1967, March 14, 1967; Santa Monica Evening Outlook, 1965; Honolulu Star Bulletin, 1967; Arts Magazine, 1969;  Art News  (?dates), Arts Art Digest (? Dates), Richmond Times Dispatch, Louisville Courier, Pictures on Exhibit.  Tenth Street Days The Co-ops of the 50s, Publication funded by  Nat’l Endowment for the Arts, etc., 1977; American Artist, May 1988, Maine Sunday Times, Feb.6, 2005; The New York Sun, April 26, 2007, Abstract Views of Maine, Gallery Going by John Goodrich.

 

 

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