Deborah Rosenthal
PaintingsWorks on PaperArchitectural CommissionsWritingeditorialBibliographyBioContact
  Born 1950, New York City
Education
Solo Exhibitions
Selected Group Exhibitions
Selected Bibliography & Media
Teaching
Visiting Artist, Panelist, Juror
Selected Publications by
   the Artist:
Books, Articles
Architectural Commissions
Awards
Public Collections
EDUCATION
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1966-68
Smith College
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1968-69
Intaglio and lithography, Pratt Graphics Center
Anatomy with Robert Beverly Hale, Art Students League, New York
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1969-71
Barnard College, A.B. in English literature
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1971-74
Pratt Institute Department of Graduate Fine Arts, M.F.A. in printmaking

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
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2012
"Journeys and Topologies," recent paintings, Bowery Gallery
2011
"Metaphors: Paintings," Ford Center for the Arts, Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois
2008
"Lovers/Orion," Bowery Gallery, New York
2007

"About Borromini," Bowery Gallery, New York
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2005
"Works on Paper," Suffolk Community College, Long Island, New York
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2002
Bowery Gallery, New York
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1999-2000
“Eve’s Vocabulary: Paintings 1988-1998”
    Traveling exhibition (catalog with essay by Mary Tompkins Lewis):
    Hebrew Union College, New York
    Slifka Center, Yale University,
    Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art
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1999
Bowery Gallery, New York
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1997
Rider University, Lawrenceville, New Jersey (catalog with essay by Lance Esplund)
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1996
Bowery Gallery, New York
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Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, New Jersey
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1994
Bowery Gallery, New York
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1991
Bowery Gallery, New York
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1989
Rider College, Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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1987
Bowery Gallery, New York
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1986
Bowery Gallery, New York         (return to top of page)

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
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2012
"Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter," Schroeder Romero Gallery, NYC
"Open Mic," Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
Benefit Exhibition, Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, NYC
2011
"Nature Is the Teacher," the Painting Center, New York City
    (4 painters, 7 works by Rosenthal)
"It's All Good: Apocalypse Now," Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
Benefit Exhibition, New York Studio School, New York
2010
The Harnett Biennial of American Prints, University of Richmond Museums, Richmond, VA
"Pages, " Bowery Gallery 40th anniversary exhibition, New York City
"Seduced by the Sacred," Jewish Art Salon at the Charter Oak Cultural Center, Hartford, CT
"The Dura Project," Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art, Philadelphia, PA
Annual Exhibition, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
2009
"Idol / Idyll: Figures and Landscape" (two-person show with Barbara Goodstein),
    Rider University Art Gallery (catalog)
2006

“Après Nous, le Déluge” Francis Naumann Fine Art, New York (catalog)
Puzzuoli-Miller Collection Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV (catalog)
“Painting and Literary Inspiration” Philoctetes Society, NY Psychoanalytical Society
“On the Spiritual In Art” Marymount College, Tarrytown, NY, and
General Theological Seminary Library, New York
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2005
"New Work" Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York
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2003
“On the Art of Aging” Hebrew Union College, New York (catalog)
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2002
“Archetype: Anonymous” Hebrew Union College, New York
“From Eve to Hulda: Contemporary Artists Depict Women of the Bible” Center for
Visual Art and Culture, University of Connecticut, Fairfield, CT
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2001
“Painting Abstraction II” The New York Studio School
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1999-2008
New York Studio School Benefit Exhibitions
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1998
Unilever Corporation, Edgewater, NJ
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1994
“Scott Collection: Works by Women Artists” Bryn Mawr College
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1990
“The Faculty Collects” The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
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1989
“The Young and the Beautiful II (New Talent)” Ingber Gallery, New York
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1988
“The Young and the Beautiful (New Talent)” Ingber Gallery, New York

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY AND MEDIA (See Bibliography page for full text of selected articles)
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John Goodrich, "Singular Journeys: Rosenthal’s Transcendental Landscapes," CityArts,
    February 22, 2012
John Goodrich, Review of "Nature Is the Teacher," the Painting Center (reproduction),
    artcritical.com
, 2011
Menachem Wecker, "Feminist Trends," The Jewish Week, May 13, 2009
Lance Esplund, "The Art World Embraces the Wow Factor," The New York Sun,
    August 28, 2008
Peter Campion, "About Borromini", Review of exhibition, artcritical.com, 2007
Lance Esplund, “Abstract Poetry On 25th Street”, The New York Sun, March 1, 2007
Maureen Mullarkey, Review of group show, The New York Sun, December 7, 2006
Lance Esplund, “On the Sacred and the Banal”, The New York Sun, December 14, 2006
Lance Esplund, “Lance Esplund Gets Some Love”, Modern Painters, Autumn 2004
Lance Esplund, "Deborah Rosenthal at Bowery", Art in America, January 2003
Mark Stevens, commentary on Deborah Rosenthal in “Religion and Ethics Newsweekly”,
    PBS segment aired nationally June, 2001
Lance Esplund, “New York Letter”, Modern Painters, Autumn 2001
David Cohen, “Ruskin”, Modern Painters, Spring 2000
Edward J. Sozanski, Review of exhibition, The Philadelphia Inquirer, February 4, 2000
Grace Glueck, Review of exhibition, The New York Times, June 18, 1999
The New Yorker, “Goings On About Town, March 22, 1999
Lance Esplund, “New York Letter”, Modern Painters, Summer 1999
Lawrence Campbell, Review of exhibition, Art in America, September, 1994
Daniel Riccuito, Review of exhibition, Modern Painters, Winter 1994
The New Yorker, “Gallery Notes”, February 21, 1993
Jeffrey Schaire, “Editor’s Note: My Collection”, Art and Antiques, September, 1992
Peggy Cyphers, Review of exhibition, Arts, May, 1992
Jed Perl, “Autun and Back,” Art and Antiques, May, 1989
Vered Lieb, Review of exhibition, Arts, February, 1986               (return to top of page)

TEACHING
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1996-present
Professor of Art, Rider University, Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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2001
Hadass and Matthew Rubin Guest Lecturer, Hartford Art School/University of Hartford
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2000
Drawing Marathon faculty, The New York Studio School
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1995, 1993
Resident Faculty, Ox-Bow Summer Program, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
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1994
Visiting Artist in Residence, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Co-Director (with Jed Perl) and Resident Faculty, Wroxton Workshop in Painting and
Critical Thinking, Wroxton, England
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1991
Resident Faculty, MFA Program in Visual Art, Vermont College of Norwich University
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1989-1996
Assistant Professor and Associate Professor, Rider University
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1986-91
Resident Faculty and Senior Lecturer, Chautauqua School of Art
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1986
Visiting Lecturer, Seminar in Formalism, Queens College (CUNY) MFA program
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1985
Visiting Assistant Professor, Kansas City Art Institute
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1984-87
Instructor in art history, Parsons School of Design
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1984
Visiting Lecturer in Drawing, Stanford University
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1980-84
Instructor in art history, School of Visual Arts             (return to top of page)

VISITING ARTIST, CURATOR, PANELIST, JUROR
1996-present
Curated 8 exhibitions for the Rider University Gallery
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1978-present
The New York Studio School, NYU, American Academy in Rome, Trinity College,
American University, Stern College, Hollins College, Fairleigh Dickinson University,
Queens College, Parsons School of Design, University of New Hampshire, Suffolk
College, Boston Museum School, Yale University, National Academy of Design, NYC,
the American Society for Aesthetics, the College Art Association Annual Conference,
the International Seminar on Jewish Art/Jerusalem, the Pennsylvania Academy of the
Fine Arts, Hebrew Union College, Artists’ Equity, the MacDowell Colony Prize Committee

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS BY DEBORAH ROSENTHAL
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BOOKS
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LOUISA MATTHIASDOTTIR: SMALL PAINTINGS (co-author with Jed Perl), Hudson Hills Press, 1984
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"Ilya Bolotowsky” in ABSTRACT PAINTING AND SCULPTURE IN AMERICA 1927-1944,
     Harry N. Abrams and Carnegie Institute/Whitney Museum of American Art exhibition catalog, 1983

ARTICLES (see WRITING page for full text of selected articles)
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“Hindsight: Translations from Jean Hélion’s Writings”, Modern Painters, September, 2005
“The Breach Of His Own Flesh (André Masson)", Modern Painters, Summer 2004
“Border Crossing: The Art of Shirley Jaffe”, Modern Painters, Spring 2000
“Redon: the Subjective World”, The New Criterion, December, 1994
“A Transparent World: The Notebooks of Paul Klee”, The New Criterion, January, 1993
“Art Since 1945”, book review, The College Art Journal, Fall 1992
“Abstraction Then and Now: Drawing From the Morgan Beatus”, The New Criterion, February, 1992
“Confronting Modernism: Burgoyne Diller’s Drawings”, Drawing, November, 1991
“Ilya Bolotowsky”, Modern Painters, Autumn 1991
“Popova at MOMA”, The New Criterion, May, 1991
“Themes and Variations: The Art of Burgoyne Diller”, The New Criterion, December, 1990
“Primary Painting: Sonia Delauna”, The New Criterion, February, 1990
“Sketchbook: Sources” (co-author with Barbara Goodstein), Chadakoin Review 1989
Interview With André Masson", Arts, November, 1980
“Alfred Russell’s ‘La Rue de Nevers’”, Arts, January, 1980
“Metaphor in Painting: the Search for a Tradition", Arts, June, 1978
“The Lesson of the Master”, Arts Special Klee issue, September, 1977
“Approaches to André Masson", Arts, September, 1976                 (return to top of page)

ARCHITECTURAL COMMISSIONS
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2001
Two stained-glass windows from Rosenthal designs installed at Ansche Chesed Synagogue, New York
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2004
Finalist, commission to design stained-glass ark doors, Temple Beth Israel, Houston, TX
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1990
Finalist, commission to design stained-glass window, Emanuel Congregation, Chicago
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1980
Consultant to the Municipal Art Society, New York, on subway station re-design (CETA Artists’ Project)

AWARDS
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2003
Visiting Artist, American Academy in Rome
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2012, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2003, 2000, 1998, 1995, 1993, 1991, 1990
Rider University fellowships and grants for travel, work, and exhibitions
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1998
Rita Poretsky Foundation grant for catalog of exhibition
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1980
National Endowment for the Arts Art Critic’s Traveling Fellowship
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1978-80
CETA Artists’ Program, Cultural Council Foundation, New York

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
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Bryn Mawr College
Miller-Puzzuoli Collection, Charleston, WV
Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art
Rider University                                             (return to top of page)