Bonnie Ford Woit

55 West 16th Street #5, New York, New York 10011  212-206-6863

bonniewoit@gmail.com

bonniefordwoit.com

Instagram: @bonniefordwoit     Twitter: @bonniefordwoit

 

Education

B.A., Allegheny College

Harvard University Extension

Advanced Study, Robert Reed Studio, New Haven, CT

Parsons School of Design, New York, NY

Woodcut - with Mohammed Khalil, New York, NY

 

Solo Exhibitions

U.S. Embassy, Paris, France - 1969

Galerie La Palette Bleu, rue de Seine, Paris, France - 1970

"B. Ford Woit: Paintings" Hays Gallery, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT - 1974

Olympic Towers, Fifth Avenue, New York, NY (Presented by Ingber Gallery) - 1980

"Bonnie Woit: Trees/Paintings" Ingber Gallery, 415 West Broadway, New York, NY - 1981

"Bonnie Woit: Trees and Paint I" Ingber Gallery, 415 West Broadway, New York, NY - 1984

"Bonnie Ford Woit: Trees and Paint II" New Canaan Nature Center, New Canaan, CT - 1989

"B.F. Woit: Lightness of Being" Munson Gallery, New Haven, CT - 1990

"Bonnie Woit Diptychs" Vassos Gallery, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT - 1997

Gallery BAI, Barcelona, Spain - October 1999

Bowman Gallery, Allegheny College, Meadville, PA - February - March 2002

"Looking Up" Gallery at the First Presbyterian Church, Fifth Avenue, New York, NY - March 2008

"Bonnie Ford Woit: Looking Up" The Library at Central Booking, 21 Ludlow Street, New York, NY (Curated by Diana Wege) - April 2017

 

Two-Person Exhibitions

Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT (With Sculptor Niki Ketchman) -  1995

"Looking Up | Looking Down" Blackburn 20|20 Gallery, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts (EFA), 323 West 39th Street, New York, NY (Woodcuts by Bonnie Ford Woit | Lithographs by Bryn Sumner) -  October 26 - November 7, 2017

 

Four-Person Exhibition

Four Winner's Show - Connecticut Art Annual, Leonhardt Gallery at Stamford Museum, Stamford, CT (Curated Award Show; Four-Person Exhibition; Curated by Ann Philbin, Director, Drawing Center, NYC) - 1997

 

Group Exhibitions

New England Exhibition, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT (Juried by Clement Greenberg) - 1977

Connecticut Painters and Sculptors Annual, Stamford Museum, Stamford, CT - 1980, 1988, 1989, 1994

Arteder, Bilbao, Spain - 1982

"Well Cultivated Gardens" (Seven Abstract Painters, Curated by Ellen Handy) - 1987

Procter Arts Center at Bard College, Annandale on Hudson, NY

PS122 Gallery, New York, NY

Art In GeneralNew York, NY

"Artists Choose Other Artists" Art/Place, Southport, CT - 1988

Anniversary Show, PS122 Gallery, New York, NY - 1990  

"Landscape and Beyond" Munson Gallery, New Haven CT (Curated by J.J. Smith, Munson Gallery, New Haven, CT) - 1990

Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT - 1990

Art of the Northeast, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT  (Curated by Carter Ratcliff)   - 1990

"Seven Abstract Painters" Sackler Gallery, Stamford Center for the Arts, Stamford, CT - 1991

"Reflections of Nature" Hays Gallery, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT - 1993

"Abstract Expressionism, An Ongoing Legacy" - 1994

Kohn Pedersen Fox Gallery, 111 West 57th Street, New York, NY

Hastings Art Gallery, Hastings on Hudson, NY

"In The Eye Of The Beholder" Hammond Museum, North Salem, NY - 1994

"New Art Annual" Stamford Museum, Stamford, CT (Curated by Jill Snyder, Whitney Museum, New York, NY) - 1996

Stamford Museum, Stamford, CT (Curated by Ann Philbin, Director, Drawing Center, NYC) - 1997

Group Show, Gallery BAI, 575 Broadway, New York, NY - January 1999

Biennial Exhibition, Dubai, U.A.E. - April 1999

"Regeneration: Rebuilding Torn Societies" an exhibition at United Nations Headquarters, New York, NY - June 1999

"Off the Wall" The Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT - November 2009

IRP Exhibition, The New School, New York, NY - 2013

Parsons School Festival, New York, NY - May 2014     

"Legacy of Silvermine: Artists, Art and Community" - Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT (co-chaired by Guild artists Mindy Green and Karen Neems) - February 26 - April 9, 2017 (catalog)

 

Awards and Recognitions

William Lowman Award for Painting, 29th Annual New England Exhibition (Juried by Thomas B.Hess) - 1975

The New England Award For Painting, 30th Annual New England Exhibition (Juried by Irving Sandler) - 1979

Four Winner's Show - Connecticut Art Annual, Leonhardt Gallery at Stamford Museum, Stamford, CT (Curated Award Show; Four-Person Exhibition; Curated by Ann Philbin, Director, Drawing Center, NYC) - 1997

Silvermine Guild of Artists Award, Silvermine Arts Center, New Canaan, CT - 2017

Listed in Who's Who in American Art and Who's Who of American Women

 

Selected Reviews and Articles

New York Times 

Review of "Four Winners Show" by William Zimmer, September 14, 1997

Review of New Art Annual by William Zimmer, April 14, 1996

Review of "Abstract Expressionism an Ongoing Legacy" by William Zimmer, November 27, 1994

Review of Connecticut Art at Stamford Museum, January 31, 1988

Review of "Artists Choose Other Artists" by Vivien Raynor, January 17, 1988

Review of New York Exhibitions by Vivien Raynor, July 24, 1981

Profiles Magazine  

"Bonnie Ford Woit" by Charles A. Schwefel, March 1989

Arts Magazine 

Review of "Well Cultivated Gardens" by John Loughery, January 1988

Allegheny Magazine

"Always Looking Up: Bonnie Ford Woit" by Dorothy E. Wright, Summer 2010

 

Teaching

Artist in Residence Program, Montessori School, Wilton, CT; included an exhibition - 1994                   

Mentoring Program, North East School, Stamford, CT - 1996 - 1997

 

Paintings in Private and Corporate Collections

France, Denmark, Spain, Sweden and the United States, including:

Orient ExpressSea Containers, 1114 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY

Banker's Trust Co., 280 Park Avenue, New York, NY

IBM, Green Castle, Indiana

Sapolin Corporation, Danbury, CT

Curtis, Morris & Safford, Fifth Avenue, New York, NY