Vivian Springford

Biography


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Vivian Springford

b. February 1, 1913, Milwaukee WI
d. January 14, 2003, New York, NY

Education

1932
Spence School

1932 - 1946
Art Students League, studied under Robert Brackman and Jon Corbino

Solo Exhibitions

2020
Almine Rech, New York, USA

2018
'Vivian Springford', Almine Rech Gallery, New York, NY

2017
'Vivian Springford, Expansionist', Tayloe Piggott Gallery, Jackson, WY

2014
'Vivian Springford Stain Paintings 1960 – 1980', Taylor | Graham Gallery, New York, NY
'Vivian Springford – Selections from the Estate', Thomas McCormick Gallery, Chicago, IL
'Vivian Springford: A Retrospective', Peyton Wright Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2009
'Vivian Springford "Stain Paintings"', Gary Snyder Project Space, New York, NY

2003
'West Meets East: A Memorial Exhibition', Gary Snyder Fine Art, New York, NY

1998
'Vivian Springford: Abstract Expressionist Painting', 1956-1988 , Gary Snyder Fine Art, New York, NY

1979
'Vivian Springford: Paintings & Paper Works', Saint Peter’s Church, Citicorp Building, New York, NY

1975
'International Women's Year Solo Exhibition', Dorothy Yepez Gallery Without Walls, Saranac Lake, NY

1963
Preston Gallery, New York, NY

1960
Great Jones Gallery, New York, NY

Group Exhibitions

2019
'Abstraction(s)', Song Art Museum, Beijing, China

2017
'Moving Towards Abstraction', Quidly & Company, Naples, FL
'Symphony of Color', Peyton Wright Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2015
'Being and Becoming: First and Second Generation Abstract Expressionists', Peyton Wright Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2009
Gary Snyder Project Space, NY
McCormick Gallery, IL

2008
Gary Snyder Project Space, NY

2001
'Abstract Expressionism: Expanding the Canon', Snyder Fine Art, New York, NY

1980
Artists Equity, New York, NY

1979
'Visual Arts Coalition Exhibition', Marymount Manhattan College, New York, NY
'Women Painters and Sculptors', Visual Arts Coalition Exhibition, Connecticut College, New London, CT

1978
'Visual Arts Coalition Exhibition', Cork Gallery, Lincoln Center, New York, NY

1976 - 77
'Artists’ Choice', WIA Foundation travelling exhibition, SUNY Binghamton, Lehigh
University, Chatham College, Randolph-Macon Women's College, Virginia Polytechnic
Institute and State University, City College CUNY, and WIA Gallery

1976
Four person show featuring Vivian Springford, Marianne Clubb, Ruth Dunkell, and Clair Moor, WIA Foundation, New York, NY
Manhattan College, New York, NY

1975
'Women Artists — Works on Paper', WIA Foundation Exhibition, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

1971
Bertha Schaeffer Gallery, New York, NY

1970
Esther Bear Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

1963
'Unusual Talents', Preston Gallery, New York, NY

1962
Balin Traube Gallery, New York, NY

1959
National Academy of Design, New York, NY

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