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SARAH GUTWIRTH
216 Lake Point Lane
New Concord, KY. 42076
(270) 436-6284
sarah.gutwirth@murraystate.edu
www.sarahgutwirth.com

born 1955, Philadelphia, PA

EDUCATION

1983-85 Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY: MFA in Painting
Art History Minor: The Modernism of Emily Carr (Minor Thesis)
1974-78 Museum Art School, Portland, OR: BFA
1972-78 Reed College, Portland, OR: BA Joint degree program

LANGUAGES: Fluent French, Beginning Italian

ONE AND TWO PERSON SHOWS

2008 Metapaintings, Western KY University, Bowling Green, KY

2006 Sabbatical Show, Clara Eagle Gallery, Murray, KY

2005 Two Person Show, Capitol Arts Gallery, Bowling Green, KY

2004 Open Studio, Slanted Floor Studio, Santa Monica, CA

2001 A Drawing Exhibition (two-person)Tippy Stern Fine Art Gallery, Charleston, SC.
Paintings and Drawings (one-person) Bethel College Gallery, Newton, KS.

1999 Engaging Objects (two-person) Halsey Gallery, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC.

1998 Recent Work(one-person) Owensboro Community College, Owensboro, KY.
1997 Engaging Objects (one-person) Sacramento Street Gallery, Cambridge, MA.
1996 Body and Soul (two person) Adams Art Gallery, Dunkirk, NY.

1994 The Landscape of Sensation (one-person) School of the Munson Williams Proctor Institute, Utica, NY.
1989 New Faculty Show (one-person) Ronald Gibson Gallery, Potsdam, NY

1988 Hermetics (two person) Site Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1986 Drawings (one-person) Paier Art School, New Haven, CT

1985 MFA Thesis Show (one-person) Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
ONE AND TWO PERSON SHOWS continued

1983 Paintings Buckley Art Center Gallery, University of Portland,
Portland, OR
1981 Paintings and Collages (one-person) Mittleman Jewish Community Center, Portland, OR
1979 Two Young Painters (two person) Mayer Gallery, Portland, OR

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2008 Imaginary Worlds, Altered Spaces, Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, IN
2006 Mark Palmer Gallery, Paducah, KY.
2003 Four Women Artists, Brescia University, Owensboro, KY.
2002 Visual Imagery, Gallery 303, Georgia Southern University; Statesboro, GA.
29th Bradley National Print and Drawing Exhibition, Peoria, IL.
2001 Arts on Main, Shelbyville, KY
Juried Exhibition, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY.
Works by KFW Grant Recipients, Artswatch Gallery, Louisville, KY.
A Sense of Place Morlan Gallery, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY.
50th Mid-States Art Exhibition, Evansville Museum of Arts and Science, Evansville, IN.
Renaissance Regional Art Exhibit, The Renaissance Center, Dickson, TN.
New Faculty Exhibition, Eagle Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, KY.
January Jubilee Moreland Gallery, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY.
Water Tower Annual, Water Tower, Louisville, KY.
Exchange Faculty Show, Eastern Kentucky State University
Faculty Show, Eagle Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, KY.
1998 Gutwirth, Layne, Leuthold, Mills, Art by SUNY Potsdam Faculty, Gibson Gallery, Potsdam, NY.
North Country Regional Exhibition, Gibson Gallery, Potsdam, NY.
1995 Regional Matters, Brush Gallery, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY.
1994 Red and Blue on White Walls, Kleinerts Arts Center, Woodstock Guild Woodstock, NY.
North Country Regional Exhibition, Gibson Gallery, Potsdam, NY.
1993 North Country Regional Exhibition, Gibson Gallery, Potsdam, NY.
1992 Second Annual Convention Days Exhibition, National Women's Hall of Fame, Seneca Falls, NY
1991 54th Annual Artists of Central New York, Munson Williams Proctor Institute, Utica, NY.
1990 Three Artists Idia Center, North Conway, N.H.
Selected Group SHOWS continued

1989 Art Acquisitions Georgia State Council for the Arts, Atlanta, GA.
1988 Faculty Show Gallery 303, Georgia Southern College, Statesboro, GA
Mardi Gras Invitational Decatur Council for the Arts, Atlanta, GA.
1987 Faculty Show Gallery 303, Georgia Southern College, Statesboro, GA
Exchange Show University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
1986 Faculty Show William Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, CT
Juried Show Showplace Gallery, New Haven, CT
1985 Artists at Erector Square New Haven, CT
1981 Blackfish Summer Invitational Blackfish Gallery Portland, OR

 

COLLECTIONS

Gainesville College, Gainesville GA.
Richard Brush Gallery, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY.
Roland Gibson Gallery, Potsdam College, SUNY, Potsdam, NY.

REVIEWS

1998 Watertown Times, Watertown, Sunday, February 1,1998

1996 Observer, Fredonia, Saturday April 20, 1996

1994 Times Union, Albany, NY. Sunday July 24, 1994

1994 Woodstock Times, Woodstock, NY. July 14, 1994

1991 Observer Dispatch, Utica, NY. Oct. 14

1990 The Reporter, North Conway, N.H. Aug. 15

1988 Savannah Morning News and Evening Press, Savannah, GA. Oct. 1988

1987 Savannah Morning News and Evening Press, Savannah, GA. Oct. 1987

GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

 

2006 Summer Research Stipend, College of Humanites & Fine Arts, Murray State University
2005 Sabbatical Leave, Fall Semester, Murray State University
2004 CISR Research Grant, Murray State University
2002 Individual Artist’s Grant, Kentucky Foundation for Women
2000 Professional Development Fellowship, Kentucky State Arts Council
Individual Artist’s Grant, Kentucky Foundation for Women
1998 Juror’s First Prize (purchase award) North Country Regional, Roland Gibson Gallery, Potsdam, NY.
1997 Vermont Artist's Residency Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont
1995-96 Sabbatical Leave from Potsdam College
1995 Merit Award, Potsdam College
Term Faculty Development Award United University
Professional Union. S.U.N.Y.
1994 Term Faculty Development Award United University Professional Union. S.U.N.Y.
1993 Nominator for Diverse Forms, a Regrant Program funded by the National Endowment for the Arts
NEA/NSF FIPSE Grant recipient for group development of Coordinated Studies Course on the Adirondacks
1991 Participant in National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar on Postmodernism
Research and Creative Endeavors Grant. Potsdam College
1990 New Faculty Development Award United University
Professional Union. S.U.N.Y.
Curriculum Diversification New Course Development Grant
Dean of Liberal Studies, Potsdam College.
1986 Honorable Mention Juried Show, Showplace Gallery, New
Haven, CT
1983-85 Graduate Teaching Assistantship Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

PUBLIC LECTURES, WORKSHOPS, and PAPERS PRESENTED

2008 Lecture Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY.
2003 Panel Discussion (Women in Art) Brescia University, Owensboro, KY.
2002 Gallery Talk, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA.
2001 Recorded Juror’s Lecture, Henderson Art Guild, Henderson, KY
The Poetry of Eavan Boland, Jesse Stuart Symposium
Composition Workshop, Murray Art Guild
1999 Slide Lecture, College of Charleston
Gallery Talk and Workshop, Owensboro Community College
Public Juror’s Lecture, Paris Art Guild, Paris, TN
1998 Slide Lecture SUNY Potsdam, Potsdam, NY.
Juror's Lecture: “Abstract Painting: Light, Space and Form in the Theater of the Mind”
St Lawrence University, Canton, NY.
1996 Gallery Talk: "Still/Life" Adams Art Gallery, Dunkirk, NY.
1995 Paper Presented: "Parallels Between Verbal and Visual Communication and Useful Divergences” College Art Association, San Antonio, TX.
Gallery Talk: "Memory and Touch” St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY.
Artist Lecture Series State University College at Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY.
1994 Public Lecture:"Landscape of Sensation" Munson Williams Proctor
School of Art, Utica, NY.
Public Lecture:"The Artist as Muse" for Women's History Month at Potsdam College
1992 Paper presented: "Rauschenberg's Tightrope and Pollock's Dance "
Liberal Arts and the Education of Artists Conference, NYC, NY.
Panel Presentation Teaching in the Experiential Classroom: Artists and Scientists, AGLS Conference, Cincinnati, OH.
1991 Visiting Artist Lecture Series, Framingham State College, Framingham, MA.
1989 Public Gallery Lecture, Gibson Gallery, Potsdam, NY
1987 Visiting Artist, Lecture and Critique: Trinity College,
Hartford, CT
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Currently Professor of Painting Murray State University, Murray, KY.
2006-2009 Executive Board, Kentucky Foundation for Women
2003 Instructor, Kentucky Institute for International Studies, Italy program
2001 Instructor, Kentucky Institute for International Studies, Italy program
1999-2002 Assistant Professor of Painting, Murray State University, Murray, KY.
1998-99 Visiting Lecturer Murray State University, Murray, KY.
1997 Associate Professor Potsdam College, SUNY, Potsdam, NY
1995-96 Visual Arts Advisory Board, Hallwalls Center for Contemporary Art
1989 to Assistant Professor Potsdam College, SUNY, Potsdam, NY
1996 Painting, Beginning through Advanced, Color and Design, Drawing,
Artists View Women.
1987-89 Assistant Professor Georgia Southern College, Statesboro, GA
Drawing II, Art History Survey, Introduction to Art
Painting.
Visiting Artist Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland,
Drawing I.
1986-87 Lecturer Paier College of Art, New Haven, CT History of
Western Art I; Art Since 1945
1985-87 Lecturer University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
2-D Design; Forms and Ideas; Drawing I; Life Drawing I

1986-87 Lecturer Quinnipiac College, Hamden, CT
Art History Survey; Artists and Audiences
1985 Teaching Intern Education Department, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Consultant, Popular Mechanics Magazine, New York, NY
1983-85 Teaching Assistant Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
Art History Survey, Senior Painting.
1978-83 Painting and Exhibiting in Portland, OR

 

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE

Between 1990-2007

Two weeks of travel in China. Teaching twice for five weeks in Italy: Rome, Florence, Siena, Arezzo, Sansepulcro, Pisa, Venice. Travel to Seville, its archeological museum and art museum, as well as the Cathedral and gardens and Royal palace. Travel to Bangkok, Thailand, many sites including Ayutthaya and Jim Thompson House. Travel twice in Italy, visited Uffizi and Accademia Galleries and numerous other sites. Traveled to Ireland, returned to London to the National Gallery and the Courtauld. Traveled to London to visit the Tate Gallery and the National Gallery. Traveled to Paris and Madrid to visit the Louvre, the Musee d'Orsay and the Prado. Travel to Belgium and Holland to numerous museums and churches to see Northern Renaissance and Baroque Painting. Returned twice to Paris to visit new installation of Museé des Arts Décoratifs and Museé Cognac –Jay, Museé Gustave Moreau and Museé Marmottan.


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