ANNETTE MORRISS

 

 

EDUCATION

 

1976 MFA, Yale University, New Haven, CT

1972–74 New York School of Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, New York, NY

1969 BA, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

 

 

GALLERY REPRESENTATION

 

Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

M55 Gallery, Long Island City, New York

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

    1. MICDS Board of Visitors, St. Louis MO

1986–1993 Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY

1978–85 Brearley School, New York, NY

 

 

AWARDS

 

1992 National Fellowship for Drawing from the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts

1984 Louis Comfort Tiffany Fellowship

 

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2014 “Kites & Darts,” Noho Gallery, New York, NY

2010 M55Art, Long Island City, NY

2008 “This Way and That Way,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2006 55 Mercer Gallery, New York, NY

2004 OK Harris Gallery, New York, NY

2002 “12321,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2000 “Planar/Polar,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1998 “Annette Morriss,” 55 Mercer Gallery, New York, NY

1997 “New Paintings,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1995 “New Work,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1994 Jewett Exhibition Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

1993 “Della Geometria,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1991 “New Work,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1989 “Recent Paintings,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1980 The Rental Gallery, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 "From the Racks," Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2015 “Women in the Atrium,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2014 “Intimate,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2012 “AAF-Los Angeles,” Atrium Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2011 “SILVER,” 25th Anniversary Show, Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“Black | White,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“No Nonessential Conversations Below 10,000 Feet,” Ceres Gallery, New York, NY

2010 “Art Chicago, 2010,” Atrium Gallery, Chicago, IL

“Thinning – A 24th Anniversary Exhibition,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2009 “Art Chicago, 2009,” Atrium Gallery, Chicago, IL

2008 “Choose One,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“Small Works,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“Summer Group Show,” M55 Art Gallery, Long Island City, NY

2006 “Paper, Paper,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

Open Studio, Sharon, CT

2005 “Holiday Group Show,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“With Spirit,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2004 “Annette Morriss,” OK Harris, New York, NY

CITIRAMA, St. Louis, MO

2003 “New Paintings,” 55 Mercer Street Gallery, New York, NY

“Atrium at the Plaza,” St. Louis, MO

“Art Palm Beach,” Atrium Gallery, Palm Beach, FL

Atrium Gallery at HOK, St. Louis, MO

2002 “Scale It,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“Art Palm Beach,” Atrium Gallery, Palm Beach, FL

2001 “New Works on Paper,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2000 “Annette Morriss Drawings,” 55 Mercer Gallery, New York, NY

“Recycled Paper III,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“The Maecenas and the Bauhaus in St. Louis 1963-2000,” Mercantile/Firstar Bank Art Collection, The Sheldon Galleries, St. Louis, MO

1999 “Recycled Paper II,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“New Members Show,” 55 Mercer Gallery, New York, NY

1998 “Recycled Paper,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1997 “Noonday Club,” group exhibition, Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1995 “Painting Today: A National Competition,” Erector Square Gallery, New Haven, CT

1994 Jewett Exhibition Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

1993 “Dealer’s Choice,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1992 Washington Art Center, Washington, CT

1991 “Scale,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

5th Anniversary Group Exhibition, Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

Vassar College Center Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY

1990 First Street Gallery, New York, NY

1989 “Selections from the Atrium Gallery,” Messing Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“Polar: Black to White,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“Charlap, Morriss, Roseman,” Vassar Faculty Exhibition, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY

1988 Summer Group Invitational, Mid-Hudson Arts and Science Center, Poughkeepsie, NY

1987 “Stanford Artists in New York,” Charles Cowles Annex Gallery, New York, NY

1985 “13 Painters,” Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY

1983 “Selected Drawings,” Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ

1978 “Four Alumni Show,” New York Studio Group Painting Show,

Betty Cunningham Gallery, New York, NY

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

 

1995 Visiting Artist, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Visiting Artist, Boston University, Boston, MA

1994 Visiting Artist, Maryland Art Institute, Baltimore, MD

1988 Drawing Panel, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

 

 

SELECTED PUBLIC AND CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

 

Bryan Cave, St. Louis MO

DAUM Museum of Contemporary Art, Sidalia MO

First National Bank, Columbia MO

General American Life Insurance Company, St. Louis MO

Hewlett Packard, St. Louis MO

Midwest Otologic Group, St. Louis MO

Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson MS

Sidney Rich Associates, St. Louis MO

Morriss Holdings LLC, Chesterfield MO

Novus International, St. Louis MO

Phelps Dodge, Phoenix AZ

Washington University, St. Louis MO

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

1997 Parr, Debra Riley. “Heather Becker: Recent Work; Annette Morriss:

New Paintings,” St. Louis Post-Dispatch, December 28.

Melrod, George. “Nature Lovers: Contemporary Artists Look Both Outside

and In.” Arts & Antiques. December.

1995 Shepley, Carol Ferring. “Annette Morriss: New Painting and Drawings;

William Yonker: New Ceramics.” St. Louis Post Dispatch, September 21.

1993 Shepley, Carol Ferring. “Annette Morriss Weaves Ideas with Her Lines.”

St. Louis Post-Dispatch, March 19.

Falk, Staci. “Annette Morriss.” Ladue News, March 5.

1991 Harris, Paul A. “Geometrics Underline Annette Morriss’ Works.”

St. Louis Post- Dispatch, March 2.

1989 Eckstrom, Kevin. “Grid Forms Predominate in Mixed-Media Works.”

St. Louis Post-Dispatch, June 17.