Gregory William Frux

COMMISSIONS, AWARDS AND HONORS

2007-9     U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Art-in-Embassies Program, Dept. of State 
2005,6     Artist-in-Residence, Death Valley National Park, California
2002-4    U.S. Embassy Antanarivo, Madagascar, Art-in-Embassies Program, Dept. of State
2002,3     Award of Excellence, Manhattan Arts International competition
2002        Artist-in-Residence, Joshua Tree National Park, California
2001        Best Conceptual Award, Steamboat Springs Arts Council, Steamboat Springs, CO
2001        Artist-in-Residence, Glacier National Park, Montana
1999        Artist-in-Residence, Weir Farm National Historic Site, Wilton, CT
1996        Certificate of Appreciation - The Art Commission of the City of New York
1995        Commission by NY Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Arts for Transit poster
1995        Artist-in-Residence, Center for Symbolic Studies, New Paltz, NY
1995        Artist-in-Residence, Coney Island Museum, Brooklyn, NY
1991        Artist-in-Residence, Naturalist Program, Appalachian Mountain Club, NH
1984        Charles G. Shaw Memorial Award, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY
1982        Henry Adams Certificate, City College, New York, NY
1980        Certificate of Merit, National Academy of Design, New York, NY

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014         “The Shawangunks and Selected Mountain Paintings” Elting Memorial Library,
                  New Paltz, NY                                                                                                
2013         “The Shawangunks”
American Mountaineering Museum, Golden, Colorado
2009         "Atlantic Avenue Artwalk
" Sterling Place Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2007,8      "Edge of the City, Waterfront Paintings" La Guardia College, L.I.C., New York
2007         "Mountain Paintings" American Alpine Club, Union Club, New York
2005         "Neighbor, St. Augustine & Environs" St. Augustine Church, Brooklyn, NY
2004         "Pieces of Park Slope, griffins balustrades & stoops" Ozzie's Café, Brooklyn NY
2004, 2     "Coney Island Edge of the City, Edge of the Sea" Coney Island Museum, Brooklyn
2000         "Brooklyn, Brownstones, Night" New Prospect Cafe, Brooklyn, NY
1998         "Landscapes: Brooklyn to Bolivia" Greenwich Arts Council Gallery, Greenwich, CT
1995         "Wildlands: Mountains and Interior Landscapes" Center for Symbolic Studies,
                 New Paltz, NY
1995         "Coney Island, Brooklyn, Night" Coney Island Museum, Brooklyn, NY
1990         "White Mountain Tundra" Near East Cafe, New Paltz, NY
1989         "New York: Mysterious Places" Eat Restaurant, New York, NY
1988         "New York City: Streets and Skies" Allegra Corporation, New York, NY
1986          Solo Shows at Brooklyn College and The Educational Alliance, New York, NY
1982         "Avenue J in Pencil" Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn, NY

EXHIBITIONS

2014        “Allied American Artists, Annual Show” Salmagundi Club, NYC
2012        "Death Valley -An Ongoing Exploration" Visitors Center, Death Valley N.P.
2011        "Hudson River Contemporary: Works on Paper" Boscobel Gallery, Garrison, NY.
2011        "Three Artists in the Andes" Maria Henle Studio, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
2010        "Interpreting the Brooklyn Landscape: Four Artists" Brooklyn Public Library
2010        "Fish Follies" Cordova Historical Museum, Cordova, Alaska
2009       "Salmagundi Club Annual Juried Exhibition" Salmagundi Club, New York, NY
2009        "Glen Brook Literary and Arts Festival" Marlborough, New Hampshire
2008       "Coney Island Maybe" The Puffin Room, New York, NY
2008        "Gowanus: A Sense of Place" The Gowanus Canal Conservancy Gallery, Brooklyn
2008       "Summer Light" Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY
2008       "Bridge as Icon" Tabla Rasa Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2007       "Small Matters of Great Importance" Hopper House Art Center, Nyack, NY
2007       "30th Annual Juried Exhibition," Salmagundi Club, New York, NY
2007       "Singular Objects, Artists Books" Brooklyn College Library, NY
2007        "The Artists Book Library" Proteus Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY
2006        "Painting the Metropolis: Visions of Lower Manhattan" The Educational Alliance
2006       "Printshop Benefit" Lower East Side Printshop, New York, NY
2005,6    "Past & Present" Tabla Rasa Gallery, Brooklyn
2005        "Metropolitan Transportation Authority Exhibition" UBS Gallery, New York, NY
2005        "The 8th Annual Mermaid Show" Coney Island Museum, Brooklyn, NY
2005        "American Landscapes" Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, Maryland
2004, 5, 6, 8, 9  "Broome Street Gallery Holiday Invitational" New York, NY
2004, 5    "Night of 1000 Drawings" Artist Space, New York, NY
2004, 6, 7, 8 "Fish Follies" Cordova Historical Museum, Cordova, Alaska
2004        "Discovering Native Woodlands and Meadows" Adkins Arboretum, Maryland
2002        "10th Anniversary Celebrations" Maria Henle Studio, St Croix, US Virgin Islands
2002        "Walk the Windows" Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn Arts Council
2002       "Nostalgia and Decay, Remembering the Thunderbolt" Brooklyn Borough Hall
2001       "A Tale of Three Cities" Object Image Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2001       "The Bridges of Brooklyn" Brooklyn College Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2000       "Two New York Artists Exhibiting in Bishkek" National Museum, Kyrgyzstan
2000        "Brooklyn Arts Council, Printmakers Portfolio" MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, NY
2000       "Brooklyn Arts Council, Printmakers Portfolio" Brooklyn Borough Hall, NY
1999        Old New York Gallery, Orchard Street, New York, NY
1998       "City Art" HBO Corporate Gallery, New York, NY
1997        "Pier Show Five" Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, Brooklyn, NY
1996,7     "19th and 20th Annual Open Exhibitions" Salmagundi Club, New York, NY
1996       "On the Waterfront, Art About Brooklyn" Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY   
1996       "New York Scapes" Saint Marks Church, New York, NY 
1996       "Cityscapes" Solena Gallery, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY
1996       "Gauguin Was A Public Servant" Tweed Gallery, NYC Art Commission, NY 
1996       "Three Artists in the Andes" Maria Henle Gallery, Christensted, St. Croix, US Virgin Islands
1994       "Objects of Affection" Gateway National Park, Brooklyn, NY
1993       "Small Works Show" Multi Media Art Gallery, New York, NY
1992        "The Spirit of Utah Wilderness" Tivoli Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT
1992        "Prints" Ward Nasse Gallery, New York, NY
1991        "New York Stories: Paint, Film, Metal and Glass" Grupo Arte, Albany, NY          
1991       "Artists Love New York" Marine Midland Bank,curated by CityArts, New York, NY
1991,0     "City Views" and "Summer in the City" Ward Nasse Gallery, New York, NY
1986       "Emerging Artists" Gregg Gallery, New York, NY
1985       "District Council 37 Show" Lincoln Center, New York, NY
1982, 79 "Brooklyn Landscape, & Brooklyn '82" Community Gallery, Brooklyn Museum, NY

 

LECTURES & WORKSHOPS

Art Students League, New York
Antioch University at Keene N.H., Columbia University ESL Program,
Brooklyn College, Geology Department Field School
Minneapolis College of Art and Design,
Brooklyn Technical High School, LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts
Chapel of Sacred Mirrors
Death Valley National Park,
Fire Island Cabin. Appalachian Mountain Club
Hurtigruten Arctic Norwegian Coast Cruise
Mohonk Preserve, New York
Quark Expeditions Antarctic Cruise
Art Student League

ARTICLES (Selected)

Professional Artist "Finding Your Way in Artist Residencies, April 2011
Art Calendar "Embracing Life in Death Valley," February 2006
PleinAir Magazine En Couleur California, December 2005
Brooklyn Daily Eagle "Death Valley National Park Attracts B'klyn Artists," July 20, 2005
New York Times "In Praise of Urban Landscape," April 23, 2000
Courier Lifestyles "Borough Landscape: Captured Scenes of Brooklyn," April 17, 2000
The Brooklyn Arts Council News Susan Rowland "Artist Profile,"September 2000
Public Employee Press  Susan Holleran "Putting a Glow on the Big Apple," March/April 1999
The Advocate and Greenwich Time  O'Connell "From Brooklyn to Bolivia," September 1998
Brooklyn Daily Eagle  "Gowanus Canal, Park Slope Churches, Coney Island Inspire Artist Gregory Frux"October 17, 1997

COLLECTIONS

Coney Island Museum
Death Valley National Park
Joshua Tree National Park
Glacier National Park
James T. Reynold, Superintendent Death Valley N.P. [retired]
Kurt Diemberger, author, film maker, mountaineers
Metrotech, B.I.D.
National Museum of Art, Kyrgyzstan
New York City Board of Education
New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority
New York University, Fales Library and Special Collection
Universal Diagnostic Laboratories
United States Library of Congress
Maria Henle, artist, master printmaker
Kevin Burke, President & CEO of Con Edison
Samuel Delany, Hugo Award winning science fiction author and scholar
          Steven Larsen, author of Shaman's Doorway. Center for Symbolic Studies

EDUCATION

Brooklyn College - Master of Fine Arts, thesis advisor: Lennart Anderson 1986 City College -  Bachelor of Architecture 1981
National Academy of Design, with Harvey Dinnerstein 1979-80
Art Student's League, with Robert Beverly Hale 1974-75
Brooklyn Museum Art School, with Andrew Reiss, Francis Cunningham 1972-74

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Arts Administrator-Curator managing over 1300 works of art,
Public Art for Public Schools, New York City Board of Education  1990 - 2006
Architect, designing schools for New York City Board of Education   1983 - 1990
Architecture License, New York State 1985

 

 
 
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