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Charlotte Park (1918-2010)

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BIOGRAPHY

Charlotte Park was born in Concord, Massachusetts in 1918.  From 1935 to 1939 she studied at the Yale School of Fine Arts in New Haven, Connecticut.  She moved to New York City in 1945 and studied privately with Australian artist Wallace Harrison, who also  instructed noted abstract artist Helen Frankenthaler.  In New York, Park met fellow artist James Brooks and two years later, they married.  Park and Brooks began visiting the Springs, East Hampton, in 1949 and bought property in 1957.  Both Park and Brooks were important members of the growing artistic community on Long Island. 

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Charlotte Park, Untitled, early 1960s

Throughout the 1950s, Charlotte Park exhibited regularly at the prominent Stable Gallery in New York and was included in the Whitney Museum of American Art Annual Exhibition of 1953. Park also taught early in her career at the Dalton School in New York in 1951, as well as at the Museum of Modern Art, New York from 1955-57. In 1979, Guild Hall in East Hampton held an exhibition of her works from the 1970s.  The Parrish Art Museum in Southampton hosted Three East End Artists in 2003 featuring Charlotte Park alongside Dan Christensen and Allan Wexler as three influential artists who have lived and worked on Long Island. 

Examples of Charlotte Park's work can be found at The Parrish Museum of Art, Southampton, New York; Guild Hall, East Hampton, New York; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., and the Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia.

C.V.

1918 Born in Concord, MA
1935-39 Attended and graduated Yale School of Fine Arts, New Haven, CT
1941-45 Worked at Federal Public Housing and Office of Strategic Services
1945 Moved to New York City
1946-49 Studied with painter Wallace Harrison
1947 Married painter James Brooks
2010 Died in East Hampton, NY

Solo Exhibitions

1957 Tanager Gallery, New York, NY
1973 The Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY
1976 The Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY
1979 Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY
1980 Ingber Gallery, New York, NY
1981 Louise Jimelfarb Gallery, (along with James Brooks), Watermill, NY
2002-03 Parrish Art Museum, 3 East End Artists (along with Dan Christensen and Allan Wexler) NY

Group Exhibitions

1952 Peridot Gallery, Invitational Show, New York, NY
1953 Whitney Museum of American Art, Painting Annual, New York, NY
1953 Tanager Gallery, Annual Show, New York, NY
1954 Tanager Gallery, Annual Show, New York, NY
Stable Gallery, Annual Show, New York, NY
Hampton Gallery and Workshop, Amagansett, NY
Guild Hall, 15 Artists of the Region, East Hampton, NY
1955 Tanager Gallery, Annual Show, New York, NY
Stable Gallery, Annual Show, New York, NY
Watkins Gallery of the American University, Washington D.C.
1956 Tanager Gallery, Annual Show, New York, NY
Stable Gallery, Annual Show, New York, NY
Camino Gallery, June Salon – 120 Sculptors, Painters, New York, NY
1957 Stable Gallery, Annual Show, New York, NY
Signa Gallery, A Review of the Season, East Hampton, NY
Abstract American Painters, Invitational, New York, NY
Signa Gallery, Third Exhibition, East Hampton, New York
Signa Gallery, 8 Painters, East Hampton, NY
1958 Stable Gallery, Annual Show, New York, NY
1960 James Gallery, Invitational Annual, New York, NY
1960-61 Guild Hall, Festival of the Arts, East Hampton, New York
1965 Gallery North, Seven East Hampton Artists, Setauket, NY
1969 Alonzo Gallery, His and Hers, New York, NY
1970 Parrish Art Museum, The Summer Place, Southampton, NY
1972 Guild Hall, Interaction of Color, East Hampton, NY
1970-73 Guild Hall, Young Collectors Gallery, East Hampton, NY
1974 Upstairs Gallery, Group Show, East Hampton, NY
1974-76 Landmark Gallery, 1 18 Artists, New York, NY
1975 Guild Hall, Artists of the Hamptons, Paintings, Sculpture, Auction Exhibitions, East Hampton, NY, and Sotheby Park, Bernet, NY
1976 Guild Hall, Artists of the Region, East Hampton, NY,
1977 Guild Hall, Points of View, East Hampton, NY
1978 The Laundry, Three Person Show, East Hampton, NY
1979 The Laundry, Women at the Laundry, East Hampton, NY
1979 American Cultural Center of the U.S. Embassy, The Pollock Years, 1946-1956, Paris, France
1980 Zabrinskie Gallery, Seventeen Abstract Artists of East Hampton, The Pollock Years, 1946-56, New York, NY
1981 Exhibition also traveled to:
William Benton Museum of Arts, Storrs, CT
Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY
1984 Elaine Benson Gallery, Then and Now: Part 11,Bridgehampton, NY
Bologna/Landi Gallery, The Hampton Scene: Then and Now, East Hampton, NY
383 West Broadway, 5 Artists, New York, NY
1985 Artviews, Celebration: East End Artists, East Hampton, NY
Ingber Gallery, Guild Hall, Survival of the Fittest, New York, NY
Guild Hall, East Hampton Star 100th Anniversary Portfolio, East Hampton, NY
1985 Arbitrage Gallery, Hampton Artists, New York, NY
Fine Arts Museum of Long Island, Hempstead, NY
1986 Benton Gallery, Opening Show, Southampton, NY
1990 Guild Hall, East Hampton Avant Garde – A Salute to the Signa Gallery 1957-1960, East Hampton, NY
1991 Elston Fine Arts, The New York School – Works on Paper 1950’s – 1960’s, New York, NY
1992 Sidney Mishkin Gallery, Baruch College, Paths to Discovery, The New York School Works on Paper from the 1950’s & 1960’s, curated by Ellen Russotto, New York, NY
1992 Renee Fotouhi Gallery, Twentieth Century Prints of the East End, East Hampton, NY
Stuart Levy Gallery, American Vanguard – Jackson Pollock, Lee Krasner & Friends, New York, NY
1994 Nassau County Museum of Art, Intimates &Confidants in Art: Husbands, Wives, Lovers & Friends, Nassau, NY
1995 Anita Shapolsky Gallery, Women of the Fifties, New York, NY
1995 Anita Shapolsky Gallery, Artists of the Fifties, New York, NY
Anita Shapolsky Gallery, The Fifties, New York, NY
Arlene Bujese Gallery, A Matter of Synthesis: Collage & Assemblage, East Hampton, NY
Arlene Bujese Gallery, The Reach of Abstraction, East Hampton, NY
Ashawagh Hall, Artists of The Springs Invitational Exhibit, East Hampton, NY
1996 Arlene Bujese Gallery, Abstraction: The Subjective Impulse, East Hampton, NY
Anita Shapolsky Gallery, Abstract Paintings and Sculpture Part 11, New York, NY
1997 Arlene Bujese Gallery, Affairs of The Heart, East Hampton, NY
Ashawagh Hall, Artists of The Springs Invitational Exhibit, East Hampton, NY
Arlene Bujese Gallery, Wall to Wall, East Hampton, NY
1998 The Parrish Art Museum, The Centennial Open, Southampton, NY
Elaine Bensen Gallery, Old Friends, Bridgehampton, NY
Ashawaugh Hall, Artists of the Springs Invitational Exhibit, East Hampton, NY
2001 Katharina Rich Perlow Gallery, A Winter Group of Artist Couples, New York, NY
Artsensry Gallery, In Context: An Intimate View; Syd Solomon & His Circle of Friends, Sarasota, FL
2002 Ashawagh Hall, Artists of the Springs Invitation Exhibit, East Hampton, NY
Anita Shapolsky Gallery, Women of the 50’s, New York, NY
Parrish Art Museum, Charotte Park: Work From the Fifties, Southampton, NY
2002-2003 Parrish Art Museum, Three East End Artists, Southampton, NY

Collections

The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Guild Hall, East Hampton, New York
The Parrish Museum of Art, Southampton, New York
Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia

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