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Fay Wood

123 Market Street
Saugerties, NY 12477, U.S.A.
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Phone: 845-246-7504
URL: http://faywoodstudio.com

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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

HISTORY

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, and 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. 

EDUCATION

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

PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 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/ curated "9 Artists, 9 Days" Gruop exhibition Clove Church Studio  2008    Profile by Raymond J. Steiner in ART TIMES June                                        2007    Featured artist CatskillGuideMagazine                                                                            Live interview with Wesleyan University fm radio                                                            Featured artist – Manhattan Arts International, NYC 

2004     Proskauer Prize - National Sculpture Society                                                                  Featured Artist - Catskill Guide Magazine                                                                      Featured Artist - Manhattan Arts International, NYC

2002  

  • Juror - Woodstock Artists Assocation & Museum

1984 - 1987      

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

GROUPSHOWS                                                                                                                                                   

2007

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

2007 – 2004               

  • Windham Fine Arts, Windham, N.Y.

2005 

  • 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.

2004 

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

           

iNVITATIONALS                                                                                                        .            .    2016  Arts Mid-Hudson, Poughkeepsie, NY                                                                   2015  Cooper-Finn Gallery, Millbrook, NY

  • 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

SOLO SHOWS

  • 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

PAST  AND   PRESENT GALLERY AFFILIATIONS

  • 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. 

SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

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

WEBSITES

www.faywoodstudio.com
www.sculpture.org
www.nationalsculpture.org
www.ulsterartistsonlin

E-MAIL

 info@faywoodstudio.com