artist's statement
 additional biography
 recent work
oil portraits
 pastel portraits
criticism & comment
bibliography (selected)
exhibitions curated
Oriole Feshbach
39 Pokeberry Ridge Amherst, MA 01002-1514 tel: 413 549-6470

New York, N.Y.


M.F.A. (Painting): University of Massachusetts
B.A. (Painting & Art History) Sarah Lawrence College

Amherst College, Visiting Professor of Fine Arts, 1977-78
University of Massachusetts, Lecturer, 1975-81, 2001

“Massachusetts Review”; Editorial Board (Art & Photography), 1975-

New Jersey State Council of the Arts, Fellowship Award: 1983, 1986
Studio Workshop Publishing Prize, Rosendale, NY 1986

One Person Exhibitions
Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield MA 2009
R. Michelson Gallery, Northampton MA 2006, 2008
Hampden Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst MA 2002
Springfield Science Museum, Springfield MA 2000-2001
R. Michelson Gallery, Amherst MA 1998
University of Massachusetts Medical Center Gallery, Worcester MA 1994
William Carlos Williams Center, Rutherford NJ 1993
New Jersey State Museum, Trenton NJ 1992
Wesleyan University, Middletown CT 1992
Women Artists Series, Douglass College, Rutgers
University, New Brunswick NJ 1988
Jersey City State College, Jersey City NJ 1988
Wood-Ridge Memorial Library, Wood-Ridge NJ 1987
Mary Ryan Gallery, New York NY 1984
Greenfield Community College, Greenfield MA 1981
Albright College, Reading PA 1979
Westfield State College, Westfield MA 1979
Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, Amherst MA 1979
Center Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg PA 1978

Selected Public Collections
The Museum of Modern Art, NY
Hartford Atheneum, Hartford CT
Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick NJ
Newark Museum, Newark NJ
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA
Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton MA
New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain CT
Rose Art Museum, Waltham MA
Lehigh University, Bethleham PA
Worcester Art Museum, Worcester MA
Art Collection Harry Ransom Research Center, University of Texas, Austin TX
Springfield Art Museum, Springfield MA
Poets House, New York NY
Denver Art Museum, Denver CO

“Luminations” Images for “The Auroras of Autumn” by Wallace Stevens, Midmarch Arts Press, NY 2008
“Parallels:Artists/Poets” co-authored, Midmarch Arts Press, NY 1993
“Illuminations” Images for “Asphodel, That Greeny Flower” by William Carlos Williams, Midmarch Arts Press, NY 1991
“Vanitas Self-Portrait Book” artist book 1988

Public Commissions
History Library, Stanford University, Stanford CA 2005
University of Massachusetts, Amherst MA 2004
Practicing Law Institute, New York NY 1996
Boston University Law School, Boston MA 1981

Selected Group Exhibitions
“The Massachusetts Review 50 Years of Covers” Fine Arts Center Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst MA 2009
“Pioneer Women” Tabla Rasa Gallery, Brooklyn NY 2009
“Self Reflection” Forbes Library, Northampton MA 2007
“Women’s Works: Homage to Feminist Art” Tabla Rasa Gallery, Brooklyn NY 2007
“Parnassus: Poetry in Review” Heidi Cho Gallery, NYC 2006
“Poetry and Painting” Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg MA 2001
“Family Images” Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton MA 1998
“Image and Verse” Cambridge Art Assoc., Cambridge MA
“Language as Object” Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, Amherst MA 1997
“25 Years of Feminism, Women's Art” Mabel Smith Douglass Library, Douglass College, Rutgers University, New Brunswick NJ 1996-97
“Plimpton Collection of Realist Art” Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham MA 1995
“Paralells Artists/Poets” Radcliffe College, Schlesinger Library, Cambridge MA 1995
“Artists' Books of the 1990's” Wichita Art Association, Wichita KA 1990
“Bridging the Gaps” National WCA, CAA SFWA Gallery, San Francisco CA 1989
“Contemporary Prints/Combined Process” The Philadelphia Print Club at University of Minnesota Studio Arts Gallery, Minneapolis MI 1986
“Prints by Women” Associated American Artists Gallery, NYC 1986
“Reflections of Self” WCA (CAA) Lowenstein Library, Fordham University NYC 1986
“New Prints” Mary Ryan Gallery NYC 1986
“Holiday Invitational” AIR Gallery NYC 1984-85
“A*R*T Inc. Offset Prints” Tyler School of Art Gallery, Temple University Abroad, Rome, Italy 1984
“Selected Prints” Mary Ryan Gallery, NYC 1983
“Art and Technology, Offset Prints” Wilson Gallery, Lehigh University Bethlehem PA 1983
“A*R*T Inc.” Glasglow School of Art, Museum of the Mackintosh Bldg., Glasgow, Scotland 1983
“Views by Women Artists-Realist Painting” WCA (CAA) Marymount-Manhattan College, NYC 1982
“Original Offset” World Print Gallery, San Francisco CA 1982
“20th Century Art from Area Collections” Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield MA 1981
“Women Artists, 1600-1980: Selections from Five College Collections” Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, Amherst MA 1980
“Directions in Realism: Boston” Danforth Museum, Framingham MA 1980
“Contemporary Prints” Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA 1979
“Offset Prints” Mt Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley MA 1977
“1 Of 9” Springfield Museum of Art, Springfield MA 1975