PETER CHARLAP

 

EDUCATION

1975–77 MFA - Yale School of Art: Studied Drawing and Painting with William Bailey, Lester Johnson, Al Held. Studied Art History with Robert Herbert, Rainer Crone, E. Begeman.

1972–73 Academie Cantonale de Beaux Arts de Sion, Sion Switzerland.

1967–72 BFA - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. Studied Drawing, Painting and Design with Neil Welliver. Rackstraw Downes.

1965–67 Suffield Academy, Suffield, CT

 

GALLERY REPRESENTATION

Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

First Street Gallery, New York, NY

 

TEACHING

1997-Current Professor Department of Art, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY

1993–96 Chair, Department of Art, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY

1988– Associate Professor, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY

1979–88 Assistant Professor, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY

1978–81 Visiting Instructor, The Cooper Union, New York, NY

1978 Visiting Lecturer, The University of Connecticut, Waterbury, CT

1977 Instructor, Summer Painting Program, Fishers Island, NY

1976–77 Teaching Assistant, Intermediate Drawing, Yale College, New Haven, CT

1973–75 Art Instructor, The Choate School/Rosemary Hall, Wallingford, CT

 

RECENT PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

1995 Visiting Committee, Art Institute of Boston, Painting program evaluation

1993 Visiting Critic, Mt. Holyoke College, Drawing class critiques

1991 Visiting Critic, Swarthmore, College, Honors thesis

Visiting Artist, Caumsett, Brooklyn College Summer Painting Program

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2011 “Landscape as Object: Tunnels and Paintings,” M55 Art, Long Island City, NY

2009 “Taking a Ride,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis

“Drawings and Paintings,” Warner Gallery, Holbrook Arts Center, Millbrook School, Millbrook, NY

2008 “Peter Charlap Recent Paintings and Drawings,” m55 Art, Long Island City, NY

2004 “A Given,” 55 Mercer Street Gallery, New York, NY

“Photo Play,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2003 “Recent Work,” 55 Mercer Street Gallery, New York, NY

2000 “New Faces/New Places in Time and Memory,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1999 “New Work,” First Street Gallery, New York, NY

1998 “Yard Sale,” First Street Gallery, New York, NY

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

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

“New Work,” First Street Gallery, New York, NY

1993 “Forms and Figures,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1992 First Street Gallery, New York, NY

1991 First Street Gallery, New York, NY

1990 Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

First Street Gallery, New York, NY

1989 First Street Gallery, New York, NY

1988 Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1985 Rockwell Kent Gallery, State University of New York, Plattsburg, NY

1984 Paul Mellon Arts Center, Wallingford, CT

1983 Museum of Hudson Highlands, Cornwall on Hudson, NY

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 "Presence," Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2015 “Telling Stories: Personal Narratives Art Exhibit,” CCSU Art Galleries, New Britain, CT

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

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

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

2011 “Landscape,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2010 “Thinning – A 24th Anniversary Exhibition,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2008 “Holiday Group Show,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

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

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

           “People and Places,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2007 “Body / Spirit”, Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2006 “10 for 20” 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2005 “With Spirit,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

          “Stillness,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2004 CITIRAMA, St. Louis, MO

          Chesterfield Arts Gallery Exhibit, Chesterfield, MO

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

2001 “Peter Charlap, Sam Posey, Ed Rath,” 55 Mercer Street Gallery, New York, NY

1999 “Correspondences,” Vassar College, College Center Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY

1998 “Who?” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1996 “10th Anniversary Exhibition,” and “Previews,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO “Vassar College Studio Faculty,” College Center, Vassar College,

Poughkeepsie, NY

          “The Resurgence of Representation,” First Street Gallery, New York, NY

           “Colleagues: Vassar College Faculty Artists,” The Woodstock Guild, Woodstock, NY

1995 “Peter Charlap/Bruce Beasley.” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1994 “Small Works,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

          “St. Louis Art Gallery Showcase,” Florissant Art Gallery, St. Louis, MO

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

1992 “Pertinent Dissimilarities: The Figure,” The Cecille R. Hunt Gallery, Webster University, St. Louis, MO

1991 5th Anniversary Exhibition, Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

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

1990 “An Exhibition of Drawings and Paintings,” Dartmouth College, Jaffe-Friede and Strauss Galleries, Hopkins Center, Hanover, NH (Two-person                 exhibition)

1989 Selections from 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

1987 First Street Gallery, New York, NY

1984 First Street Gallery, New York, NY

         Rensselaer County Art Association, Landscape Competition, Troy, NY

1983 “The Four Elements: Earth, Air, Fire, Water,” First Street Gallery, New York, NY

           “Charlap, Roseman, Ryan,” Vassar faculty exhibition, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY

1980 “Peter Charlap/Sandra Clausen,” The Barrett House, Poughkeepsie, NY

1979 “Post Modernism,” The Baily Museum, Charlottesville, VA

 

AWARDS AND GRANTS

2012           Vassar Research Grant, Death Row Portrait Project (funded)

2011           Vassar Research Grant, Death Row Portrait Project (funded

                   First Place In Painting, National Juried Exhibition, Cooperative Gallery 213, Binghamton NY

2008           Vassar Research Grant, Vermeer Projection Project (funded) 

1984          Plattsburgh City Hall Mural Competition, Plattsburgh, NY

 

CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

Armstrong Teasdale, St. Louis, MO

East Bank Neon, Inc., St. Louis, MO

Firstar Bank, St. Louis, MO

Parkcrest Surgical Association, St. Louis, MO

Prudential Home Mortgage Company, Clayton, MO

Retina Vitreous Consultants, St. Louis, MO

Sequel Development Corporation, St. Louis, MO

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2014   Paintings by Sam Posey: Ober Gallery, Kent CT: Catalog Essay

           Artists’ Choice, NOHO Gallery – M55. Catalog painting illustrated

2006 10 for 20, catalogue for the Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition of the Atrium Gallery, St. Louis MO, illustrated text.

1997 Daniel, Jeff, “Sprawl Meets Isolation,” St. Louis Post Dispatch, October 26

1995 Diamond, Nina, “Seeing in a New Way,” Ladue News, July 7

          Shepley, Carol Ferring, “Peter Charlap: Paintings, Bruce Beasley: Sculpture,” St. Louis Post Dispatch, June 15

1993 Duffy, Robert W., “A Trip Through Art History With Peter Charlap,”St. Louis Post Dispatch, February

1992 Duffy, Robert W., “Artists Seduced by the Human Form,” St. Louis Post Dispatch, October 8

1988 Bellos, Alexandra, “Charlap’s Art Reflects Influence of Proust,” St. Louis Post Dispatch, June 23