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Fay Wood

123 Market Street
Saugerties, NY 12477, U.S.A.
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Phone: 845-246-7504

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Fay Wood
Fay Wood Studio

"It's like going into a room of work by Rose SSelavy, Marcel Duchamp's alter ego - the "readymade" made playfully, yet with intelligence and meaning."

"This smiling Wood has left me assured that making art can be fun and viewing art can be joyful." Woodstock Times review of my 1999 Solo show by Pat Horner


I was born in Egremont, Massachusetts, located in the Berkshires. After school I married, and moved 22 times in 30 years.  I worked at my art in many unusual and diverse circumstances while raising a family.  In 1985, while living in New Haven, CT, I lost my home, my studio, and most of my work to a hurricane.  Since then, I've had the good fortune to have and work in a large studio, and have been able to produce larger and better pieces of work, both in painting & sculpture.  In the early 1970's I began to carve wood. Now, in addition, I have expanded my collection of materials for sculpture to the point where my work is, in one form or another, made of found objects.  I have participated in many group and invitational shows around the country and in Germany and Italy.  I have had several solo exhibitions; The Proskauer Prize was given to my sculpture "Chanticleer" at the National Sculpture Society's Annual Awards Exhibition. N.Y.C. 2004.  Many of my sculptures, paintings, and drawings are in private collections both in this country and Germany. 


  • Massachusettes College of Art in Boston, Mass.
  • Art Students League (courses)NYC
  • School of Visual Arts (courses) NYC
  • Conn. State college with Wolfgang Behl


2014    Established a new studio - Fay Wood Studio                                                                                     2013    Master class at SUNY Orange, Middletown, NY                                                                                     2012    Featured in "Where Women Create" Feb Issue                                                                                 2010    Organized and curated "9 Artists, 9 Days" Gruop exhibition  (outdoor & indoor) Clove Church Studio    2008    Profile by Raymond J. Steiner in ART TIMES June issue                                                                        2007                                                                                                                                                                      

  • Featured artist – Catskill Guide Magazine
  • Featured artist – Manhattan Arts International, NYC 
  • Live interview with Wesleyan University fm radio


  • Proskauer Prize - National Sculpture Society
  • Featured Artist - Catskill Guide Magazine
  • Featured Artist - Manhattan Arts International, NYC


  • Juror - Woodstock Artists Assocation & Museum

1984 - 1987      

  • Did repairs and replacements for antique paintings on glass for Shawenon Studio, North Egremont, Mass.



  • “Others” – outsider exhibition, NYC
  • Art & Literature Lab, New Haven, Conn.

2007 – 2004               

  • Windham Fine Arts, Windham, N.Y.


  • Mohawk-Hudson Regional Exhibition at Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany, N.Y. 
  • “Contemporary Drawing-2005” at T.W.Wood Gallery, Vermont Union & University, Montpelier, VT 
  • Woodstock School of Art Regional Exhibition, Woodstock, N.Y.
  • Albany Underground Artists at Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany, N.Y.
  • Ridgefield Guild of Artists 28th Annual Juried Exhibition, Ridgefield, C.T.


  • National Sculpture Society Annual Awards Exhibition, NYC
  • Hudson Valley Sculpture Society, Museum of the Highlands, Cornwall, N.Y.


  • 2007  M  Gallery, Catskill, N.Y.
  • 2005  Brookgreen Gardens, So. Carolina - Winners of the National Sculpture Society Annual Awards
  • 2005  Featured Artist, Art Society of Kingston, Kingston, NY
  • 2003  Biennale Internazionale Dell'Arte Contemporanea, Florence, Italy
  • 1999, 2004, 2005  Art Calendar Booth, Arts Expo, NYC
  • 1998  Fulton Street Gallery, Troy, NY


  • 2007  Catskills Gallery, Saugerties, N.Y.
  • 2006  Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, Woodstock, N.Y.
  • 2004  Coffey Gallery, Kingston, N.Y.
  • 2003  The Uptown, Kingston, N.Y.
  • 2002  Half Moon Gallery, Saugerties, N.Y.
  • 1999  Woodstock Artists Association, Woodstock, N.Y.
  • 1984  The Wave, New Milford, Conn.
  • 1983  Gnosis Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
  • 1976  Western New England College, Springfield


  • 2007 - 2004    Windham Fine Arts, Windham, NY
  • 2003 - 2001    Half Moon Gallery, Saugerties, NY
  • 2006 - 1995    Woodstock Artists Association, Woodstock, NY 
  • 1995 - 1994    Tivoli Artists Co-op, Tivoli, NY
  • 1984               The Wave, New Haven, Conn.
  • 1984 - 1983    Gnosis Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
  • 1978               Cornell Gallery, Springfield, Mass.
  • 1978 - 1977    Avis Neigher Gallery, Springfield, Mass. 


  • National Sculpture Society
  • Hudson Valley Sculptor's Society
  • Art Society of Kingston


International Sculpture Society
Catskill Foundation
Woodstock Artists Association