Barbara Segal

Education

1996

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, BFA.

1972-1974

L’Ecole Nationale Superieure, des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France.

1970-1972

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

 

Recent Projects                                                   

2010

 “Yankee Jersey” in black and white marble commissioned by Sound Associates

Cape Breton marble Grecian Column commissioned by Aso Tavitian

“Art and Politics” An event for Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

2008-present 

“Little girl’s dresses”, 6 piece series of suspended translucent stone sculptures in progress

 

Public Art Projects

2006-2007  

Art Trucks, Yonkers, NY Promoting environmental awareness using artistic wraps for refuse trucks.      

2006   

Drawn to the Water New York, NY West Harlem Public Art Fund, New York City Parks and Recreation 

2004-2007  

Reverse Archeology: Charting the Saw Mill/Nepperhan River Yonkers, NY Charting the original shorelines of the Hudson River and the SawMill/Nepperhan River through sculptural interpretation.

2002-2004   

Muhheakantuck  Yonkers, NY Metropolitan Transportation Authority/Arts for Transit Two 72’ aluminum sculptures representing the Hudson River

2001-2003  

Yonkers Sculpture Meadow on the Hudson Yonkers, NY Sculpture Park on the Hudson River

 

Selected One Person Exhibitions

2006 

“Muhheakantuck Changing River Changing Cities”, Vassar College Poughkeepsie, NY

2000 

“Women in Stone”, The Neuberger Museum of Art Purchase, NY

1999  

“Virtual Bride”, La MaMa La Galleria New York, NY

1998  

“Over and Under”, The Hudson River Museum Yonkers, NY

1992 

The Hokin Gallery West Palm Beach, FL

1989  

Gallery HenochNew York, NY

 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2011  

“APART” Festival International d’Art Contemporain dans les Alpilles Les Alpilles, France

“Living with Harmony” New York, NY

“Inspiring Spaces: 25 Years of MTA Arts for Transit”, New York Transit Museum New York, NY

2009  

“Eye World”, Triple Candie Gallery Harlem, NY

i Rolli Contemporanei di Genova Genova, Italy

“Great Women Artist: Selections From The Permanent Collection”, Neuberger Museum Purchase, NY

2005  

“Along The Way”, MTA: Arts for Transit New York, NY

2004 

Public Art in Westchester, Westchester Arts Council White Plains, NY

2000  

“Save America’s Treasures”, The White House Washington, DC

1995   

“Art as a Verb”, Fashion Institute of Technology Museum New York, NY

The National Academy of Design New York, NY

1992

“The Reality of Illusion”, Contemporary Museum Portland, OR

Gallery Henoch New York, NY

1985  

Allan Stone Gallery New York, NY

1980 

Elaine Benson Gallery East Hampton, NY

1973 

“Homage a Collamarini”, Musee Rodin Paris, France

 

Press and Publication

New York Times Feature                                                                      

06/07      

“Gobbing Up Garbage, and Looking Good doing it”

02/04      

“To Grace Yonkers Station, Work That Mirrors River”

08/02      

“Loveseats and Beds Shape A Meadow”     

                            

03/02      

“Yonkers Waterfront Projects Move Ahead”       

                        

08/00      

“Works That Appear Soft But Are Posed In Stone”     

               

04/98      

“In Yonkers Hope Is Chiseled In Stone”

06/94      

“90’s commentary in A classic Medium”

 

Journal News Feature

05/07

“Mobile Art Trucks”

03/07

“Yonkers Visionaries: A Future Through Public Art”

07/03

“Sculpture Depicts City’s River Links”

09/00

“Carved In Stone”

 

TV

08/95      

WABC Eye Witness News

10/89      

“Morry Alter Story “WCBS”

 

Other Publications

07/11      

Slate fr Les Blogs ANTIBLOGUE la mode

Art et mode Barbara Segal

Provence Ventoux “Moder Life/Pleasures in Vauluse”

Marie Claire 

09/99    

“Festival Arty Alpiles”

Decoration Magazine, “Fashion From Marble”

03/99    

Village Voice

11/98    

“Reviews”, Sculpture Magazine

05/98    

Art In New England

92          

Caring for your Collection, Stone Objects George Segan Wheeler, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

 

               

Selected Collections

Metropolitan Transportation Authority/Arts for Transit

The Neuberger Museum of Art, NY

The White House Collection, Washington, DC

The Nic Williamson Collection, Barbados, France,England

Kenneth Gilman Collection, NYC

Public Art for the City of Yonkers, NY

Malcolm Forbes Collection, NYC

Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site, Yonkers, NY

The Department of PublicWorks, Yonkers,

Sound Associates, New York/Atlanta

 

Awards & Grants

2008

Americans for the Arts, Washington DC

Public Art Network 2008 Year in Review       

                 

2008

WOW Working Women of Westchester,                                     Westchester Business Journal

2007

Mayoral Citation, City of Yonkers, NYS Assembly Citation, New York State

2006

The Compleat Sculptor

2004

Westchester Arts Council, Arts Award, Nominated by Mayor Phil Amicone, Sarah Lawrence College, Yonkers Historic Site

2000

Arts Alive, Westchester Arts

1995-96

Housing and Urban Development Grant           

 

Non-Profits

2007-2008

Founder of Yonkers Arts Inc.,Yonkers Arts Council devoted to advancing and sustaining the arts in Yonkers.

1995-2000

Founder of Art on Mains                                             Street/Yonkers, Bringing arts and culture to Downtown Yonkers.

 

Teaching

1990-present

The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY.

Adjunct sculpture professor.

1993-present

Westchester Community College, The State University of New York, NY.                                  

Adjunct sculpture professor.