Willie Marlowe: A Survey at Opalka Jan. 18 - March 6th

January 6, 2011 at 3:49 pm

1st FRIDAY RECEPTION:         Friday, February 4, 5-9pm

Willie Marlowe has shown paintings in solo, juried and invitational exhibitions in the U.S. and abroad. Her work is included in numerous museum, corporate, and private collections, and has been supported by grants from Artists Space, NYC, and numerous Strategic Opportunity Stipend awards from the New York Foundation on the Arts and the Arts Center of the Capital Region. She has been a visiting artist in Barbados, West Indies, in Cortona, Italy, and in Wexford, Ireland, where she had a ten year retrospective exhibition at the Wexford Arts Center.

She taught painting and drawing in the Department of Visual Arts, The Sage College of Albany, and has taught watercolor in two of The Sage Colleges international studies programs, Sage at Oxford, Somerville College, Oxford University, and Celtic Connections in Scotland and Ireland. She has had two sabbatical leaves to paint in 1986 and 2005. She is now Professor Emerita, The Sage Colleges.

This exhibition surveys her work from 1977 to 2010 and is accompanied by an illustrated catalogue with essays by Esther Tornai Thyssen and David Brickman. Works from this exhibit serve as the basis for subsequent shows at the Arkell Museum, Canajoharie, NY, Gallery C in Raleigh, North Carolina, Carrie Haddad Gallery in Hudson, NY, and Riverfront Studios in Schuylerville, NY.

EXHIBITION:  Willie Marlowe: A Survey 

EXHIBITION HOURS:  Monday-Friday 10-8, Sunday Noon-4

LOCATION:    Opalka Gallery; The Sage Colleges, 140 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY 12208

CONTACT:     Fabienne Waring, Exhibition Coordinator

VOICE:  518/292-7742

WEB:  www.sage.edu/opalka

EMAIL:  opalka@sage.edu

FAX:  518/292-1903