Curriculum Vitae 

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GARY BURNLEY                   



Born:               Saint Louis, Missouri

Education:      MFA Yale University School of   Art

                        BFA, Washington University, Saint Louis, Missouri


Solo Exhibitions:


2020               Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville,NY

2006               Silo Gallery, NYC

1987               Ted Greenwald Gallery, NYC

1984               Weatherspoon Gallery, U of North Carolina, Greensboro NC

1983               Holly Solomon Gallery, NYC

                         Virginia Commonwealth University

1982               Holly Solomon Gallery, NYC

1981               McIntosh/Drysdale Gallery, Washington, DC

1979               Artist Space, NYC


Group Exhibitions (selected):


2019               Candela Gallery, Richmond, VA

                         The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA.

2018               Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA

                         Westchester Triennial, White Plains, NY

                         Free University of Tbilisi, Tbilisi, Georgia

2017               Aperture Gallery NYC

                         Candela Gallery, Richmond, VA

2016               Hozhoni Foundation, Flagstaff, AZ

2014               Honey Ramka Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2011              “Freedom Riders” Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY

                         Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI

2010               Par Avion,  Parlour #19,  Siena, Italy

2009               Real Art ways, Hartford, CT.

2008               Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

2007               Alice Austen House Museum, Staten Island, NY

2006               Marieluise Hessel Collection, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

2002               Barbara Walters Gallery, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY

1992               The Forum Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1990               National Building Museum, Washington, DC

1989               Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Staten Island, NY

1988               Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX

                         Department of Cultural Affairs, NYC

1987               Mary Delehoyd Gallery, NYC

                         Ted Greenwald Gallery, NYC

1984               Artist Space, NYC

                         Holly Solomon Gallery, NYC 

                         University of South Florida

1983              Weatherspoon Gallery, U of North Carolina, Greensboro

                         Holly Solomon Gallery, NYC

1982               Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY

                         Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA

1981               Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY

                         Queens Museum, Queens, NY

                         Hansen-Fuller Gallery, San Francisco, CA

                         Artist Space, NYC

                         Mattingly-Baker Gallery, Dallas, TX

                         The Sculpture Center, NY

                         Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

                         Hamilton College, Clinton, NY

1980               Leo Castelli Gallery, NYC

                         Holly Solomon Gallery, NYC


Public Collections:


Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN

Candela Collection, Richmond,VA

Marieluise Hessel Collection, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

Chase Bank Collection, NYC


Represented in private collections throughout US and Europe


Awards and Fellowships:


2019               Finalist, Fotofilmic Mesh Award, Vancouver,BC

2018               Artist Fellowship, CT Office of the Arts, DECD

                         Finalist: Clarence John Laughlin Award, New Orleans, LA

2012-2007     Burke Chair in Art and Art History, Sarah Lawrence College,

                         Bronxville, NY

2001-1996     Whittmore Chair in Visual Art, Sarah Lawrence Collage, Bronxville, NY

1995               Presidential Design Award

                         Federal Design Award

1989               New York State Council for the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship

1984               National Endowment for the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship

1982               Creative Artist Public Service (CAPS) Individual Artist Fellowship


Public Projects, Commissions and Installations:


1994-1988   Principal Collaborator on design of new light-rail transportation system                    

                         for the city of  Saint Louis, MO

1989               Installation, Sung Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY

1985               Installation, Prospect Park  Brooklyn,NY

1983               Commission for subway station design, MTA, NYC