Andrea.Belag@gmail.com
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Andrea Belag’s paintings and works on paper have been widely exhibited and collected throughout the US and internationally, in venues that include: The Jewish Museum, NY; Pera Museum, Istanbul, Turkey; Mead Museum, Amherst; Newark Museum, NJ; New Jersey State Museum, NJ; Heinz Holtmann, Cologne,Germany; Sprengel Museum, Hanover, Germany and Jeddah Collection, United States Embassy, Saudi Arabia. Recent exhibitions include; Gallery Gris, Hudson NY, Cuevas Tilleard, NY, Edward Thorp Gallery, NY, DCKT Contemporary, NY. and SHFAP, NY.

Belag has been the recipient of various honors and fellowships : The Guggenheim Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation at Bellagio, Italy; National Endowment for the Arts; Yaddo Foundation, NJ State Council on the Arts. She is currently working on a commission for the MTA Arts for Transit and Urban Design that will be installed summer, 2017.

The artist lives and works in New York City and Far Rockaway, Queens. She was educated at the New York Studio of Drawing, Painting & Sculpture and is currently a faculty member at the School of Visual Arts.

Bio
Lives and works in New York and Far Rockaway, Queens
Education
Attended Boston University, Bard College, and The New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting & Sculpture
1995 – present
Faculty Member, School of Visual Arts, New York
Honors & Awards
2015
MTA Arts & Design Commission to be completed 2017
2003
Rockefeller Foundation Residency at the Bellagio Study Center, Italy
2002
Yaddo Fellowship
2001
Yaddo Fellowship
1999
John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship
1994
Yaddo Fellowship
1993
Blue Mountain Center, Residency
1987
National Endowment for the Arts, Individual Fellowship
1984
New Jersey Council for the Arts, Individual Fellowship
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2017
Ghost Writer, Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, New York, NY
Beach Comber, George Lawson Gallery, SF, CA (Upcoming)
2014
SML: Recent Paintings, DCKT Contemporary, New York, NY
2007
New Paintings, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY
Vienna Blue, Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art, PA
2003
Paintings, Bill Maynes Gallery, New York, NY
2002
Recent Gouaches, Bill Maynes Gallery, New York, NY
New Paintings, Galerie Heinz Holtmann, Cologne, Germany
2000
Recent Paintings, Bill Maynes Gallery, New York
Paintings, Galerie Heinz Holtmann, Cologne, Germany
1998
Bill Maynes Gallery, New York, NY
Paintings, Galerie Heinz Holtmann, Cologne, Germany
1996
Cyanotypes, Littlejohn Contemporary, New York, NY
1995
Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series, Douglas College, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
1994
Richard Anderson Fine Arts, New York, NY
1993
Richard Anderson Fine Arts, New York, NY
1992
Richard Anderson Fine Arts, New York, NY
Selected Group Exhibitions
2017
Marking Time, Mark Borghi Gallery, New York, NY
Parting Together, Greenpoint Hill Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
American Abstract, Ille Arts, Amagansett, NY
Translucency, Valerie McKenzie Gallery, New York, NY
“New Work, New York”, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY
ONLY Small Paintings, Fortnight Institute, New York, NY
Post Election, September Gallery, Hudson, NY
2016
Pussy Power, David & Schweitzer Contemporary, Brooklyn, NY
Outside In, SHFAP, New York, NY
Minerva, Cuevas Tillard, New York, NY
5 Painters/ 5 Paintings, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY
Color, Shape & Form, Gris Gallery, Hudson, NY
Paintheads, curated by Charles Marburg, Jeffrey Leder Gallery, LIC, NY
2015
Art in the Embassies, Brunei, Indonesia
2014
12 Painters: The Studio School 1974-2014, Stephen Kasher Gallery, New York, NY
Les Shows des Amis, SHOW ROOM, Brooklyn, NY
Subject Matters, curated by David Storey, Fordham University Lincoln Center, New York, NY
Brooklyn Bridge, curated by Justine Frischmann, George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Shorthand, curated by Trudy Benson & Russell Tyler, DCKT Contemporary, New York, NY
My Big Fat Painting, curated by Rick Briggs, Brian Morris Gallery, New York, NY
The Last Brucennial, 837 Washington Street, New York, NY
Real Estate, co-curated by Peter Soriano and Philippe Richard, Ventana 244, Brooklyn, NY
2013
Painting Advanced, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY
Paper Goods, curated by Kara Rooney, Susan Eley Fine Art, New York, NY
Genius of Love, curated by Jason Stopa, Brian Morris Gallery, New York, NY
Flight From Nature-The Abstract As Ideal, National Arts Club, New York, NY
Season Review, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY
2012
Broken/Window/Plane, organized by John Yau, Tracy Williams, Ltd. New York, NY
Dark Matters, Steven Harvey Fine Arts Project, New York, NY
What Only Paint Can Do, curated by Karen Wilkin, Front Street Galleries, Brooklyn, NY
2011
Reverie, curated by Stephen Westfall, Zürcher Studio, New York, NY
Driven to Abstraction, Von Lintel Gallery, New York, NY
2010
Oil & Water, Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, New York, NY
2009
Octet: Selections from the Fine Art Department at the School of Visual Arts, Pera Art Museum, Istanbul, Turkey
2008
Ebb and Flow, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY
2006
Melange, Gavlak Projects, West Palm Beach, FL
2005
The September Show: Emerging and Established Artists. 2005, The Center Gallery, Fordham University at Lincoln Center, New York, NY
The Continuous Mark: 40 Years of the New York Studio School, New York Studio School, New York, NY
2002
The Endurance of Art, Westport Arts Center, Connecticut
The Belles of Amherst: Contemporary Women Artists in the Collections of the Mead Art Museum and University Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
1999
Gesture and Contemporary Painting, Warren Robbins Gallery, The University of Michigan School of Art and Design, Ann Arbor, MI
Women and Geometric Abstraction, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
1997
Alumni Exhibition, New York Studio School, curated by Dore Ashton
No Small Feat: Investigations of the Shoe in Contemporary Art, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Lilith, The Workspace, New York, NY
After the Fall: Aspects of Abstract Painting Since 1970, curated by Lily Wei, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY
1993
New From New York, Montgomery Glasoe Fine Arts, Minneapolis, MN
Grafik und Skulptur V, Galerie Bernard Steinmetz, Bonn, Germany
Selected Public Collections
Art in Embassies, United States Embassy, Saudi Arabia
MTA Arts & Design Permanent Collection, Avenue U Station, Brooklyn, to be completed 2017
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
Jewish Museum, New York
Newark Museum, New Jersey
Morris Museum of Arts and Sciences, Morristown, New Jersey
Mead Museum, Amherst College, Amherst Massachusetts
Sprengel Museum, Hanover, Germany