Tula Telfair



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1986
1984
M.A.A., Wesleyan University
M.F.A., Syracuse University
B.F.A., Moore College of Art



 



2015 A World of Dreams: New Landscape Paintings by Tula Telfair
Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV
Louisiana Art and Science Museum, Baton Rouge, LA

2014 A World of Dreams: New Landscape Paintings by Tula Telfair
Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan, University, Middletown, CT

2012 Out of Sight: Imaginary Landscapes by Tula Telfair, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
Tula Telfair: Imagination and Tradition, Conde Nast Building, New York, NY Tula Telfair: New Paintings, The Durst Corporation, New York, NY

2011 Paintings by Tula Telfair, Heather Gaudio Fine Art, New Canaan, CT

2010 Tula Telfair: Landscapes in Counterpoint, The Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, CT

2008 Located at the Edge of a Momentary Convergence: New Landscape Paintings, Forum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2006 Paintings, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
Selected Works, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

2005 Tula Telfair: New Paintings, Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2004 New Work, Forum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2002 Landscapes by Tula Telfair, Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA

2001 Tula Telfair: Paintings, Marquard Bank, Hamburg, Germany
Tula Telfair: New Paintings, DFN Gallery, New York, NY
Tula Telfair: New Paintings, Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1999 Tula Telfair: New Work, DFN Gallery, New York, NY
Tula Telfair Arsenal, New York, NY
New Paintings, Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Tula Telfair New York Life Building, New York, NY

1998 Constructed Landscapes: Series III, Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Constructed Landscapes: Series IV, DFN Gallery, New York, NY
Tula Telfair, Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1996 Landscapes Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
New Work Tremaine Gallery, The Hotchkiss School, CT

1995 Rosenberg Gallery, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD
Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1994 Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Peter Miller Gallery, Chicago, IL
Xerox Building, Chicago, IL

1993 Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

1992 Kirkland Fine Art Gallery, Millikin University, Decatur, IL
Sampson Art Gallery, Thiel College, Greenville, PA

1991 Five Points Gallery, East Chatham, NY

1990 Blue Hill Gallery, Hudson, NY

1989 Paula Allen Gallery, New York, NY

1988 Paula Allen Gallery, New York, NY
Michael Rockefeller Gallery, SUNY at Fredonia, NY

1986 Mid-Hudson Science and Arts Center, Poughkeepsie, NY
Smith Gallery, Syracuse, NY

1984 Smith Gallery, Syracuse, NY
      



 



2014 Re-presenting Representation VIII, Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY
Works From the Collection, The Hudson River Art Museum, Yonkers, NY

2013 Singular Vision, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
W.O.P., Forum Gallery, New York, NY
45th Annual Collector's Show, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR

2012 Five Decades: Art and Artists of Forum Gallery 1962-2012, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
Art in Embassies, Sofia, Bulgaria
Art in Embassies, Colombo, Sri Lanka

2011 Vantage Point 2011, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
The Power of Land, American Embassy, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Group Exhibition, Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2010 Contemporary Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture: A Summer Selection, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
Group Exhibition, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
The Power of Land, American Embassy, Colombo, Sri Lanka

2009 The Platonic Ideal, Forum Gallery, NYC
Summer Selections, Forum Gallery, NYC
Scene in America, Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC
Gallery Artists, New Work, Forum Gallery, NYC
Gallery Artists, Forum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2008 Gallery Artists, New Work, Forum Gallery, NYC
New Acquisitions, Forum Gallery, NYC

2007 The Contemporary Landscapes Show, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
Modern and Contemporary Landscapes, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
The Art of the Gettysburg Review: Representation in Contemporary American Painting, Schmucker Art Gallery, PA
The Importance of the Environment, American Embassy, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Landscape, Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
The Faculty Show, Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University, Ct

2006 The Importance of the Environment, American Embassy, Dhaka, Bangladesh
New Works By Gallery Artists, Forum Gallery, NYC
Summer Exhibition, Forum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2005 Summer Days, Forum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Gallery Artists, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

2004 Contemporary Landscapes, Forum Gallery, NYC
American Embassy in Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
Works by Forum Gallery Artists, Forum Gallery, NYC
Works on Paper, Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Skies and Scapes, DFN Gallery, NYC
Contemporary Landscapes, Forum gallery, NYC
NY City, DFN Gallery, NYC

2003 Forum Gallery, NYC

2002 Forum Gallery, NYC
Stux Gallery, NYC
DFN Gallery, NYC
Tom Androla Gallery, Houston, TX

2001 Stux Gallery, NYC
New Gallery, Houston, TX
DFN Gallery, NYC
Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2000 The Discovery Museum, Bridgeport, CT
New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ

1999 Dumbo, Brooklyn, NY
DFN Gallery, NYC
TIAA CREF, NYC
Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Forrest Scott Gallery, Millburn, NJ
DFN Gallery, NYC

1998 Delaware Art Museum, Annex Gallery, DE
Peter Miller Gallery, Chicago, IL
DFN Gallery, NYC

1997 Berman Museum of Art, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA
Elaine Langone Center Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
Hurlbutt Gallery, Greenwich, CT
Peter Miller Gallery, Chicago, IL

1996 Peter Miller Gallery, Chicago, IL
Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1995 Peter Miller Gallery, Chicago, IL
Peter Joseph Gallery, New York, NY
Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Peter Miller Gallery, Chicago, IL

1994 Peter Miller Gallery, Chicago, IL
Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Peter Miller Gallery, Chicago, IL

1993 Bent F. Larsen Gallery, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
Peter Miller Gallery, Chicago, IL
Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, NM
State of the Art Gallery, Ithaca, NY
The Hammond Galleries, Lancaster, OH
Redding Museum of Art, Redding, CA
Peter Miller Gallery, Chicago, IL
Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY
Five Points Gallery, East Chatham, NY

1992 College Art Gallery, SUNY at New Paltz, NY
Peter Miller Gallery, Chicago, IL
Stedman Art Gallery, Rutgers University, NJ
A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY
Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University, CT

1991 Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI
Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Erector Square Gallery, New Haven, CT

1990 Graham Horstman Gallery, Denton, TX
Westminster College Art Gallery, New Wilmington, PA
Redding Museum of Art, Redding, CA
Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, TX
The Nave Museum, Victoria, TX
Cultural Activities Center, Temple, TX
Dishman Art Gallery, Lamar University, Beaumont, TX

1989 Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX
Shore Art Gallery, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX
Dutchess County Armory, Poughkeepsie, NY
Holman Gallery, trenton State College, Trenton, NJ
Valeur, Rhinebeck, NY
Hopkins Art Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

1987 The Alternative Museum, NYC
Mid-Hudson Science and Arts Center, Poughkeepsie, NY

1986 Paula Allen Gallery, NYC
Michael Rockefeller Gallery, SUNY at Fredonia, NY
Lowe Art Gallery, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

1984 Cheltenham Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1983 Paley/Levy Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1980 State Capital Rotunda, Harrisburg, PA

1978 Harrisburg Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA
      



 

2014 The Seniors, Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

2013 The Seniors, Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

2012 The Seniors, Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

2010 Selections from The Florence Griswold Museum, The Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, CT

      



 



Arkansas Art Center
Barclay's
Barnabas Health
Beck's Beer
Brauerei Beck & Company
Cablevision
City of Philadelphia
   District Attorney's Office
Creedon Keller and Partners
Deloitte Touch
General Electric Corporation
Hanseatic Corporation
Hudson River Museum
Invenergy
Katten Muchin Rosenman L.L.P
Marquard Bank
Mastercard Corporation
Medicis Corporation
Metropolitan Life
The Millbrook School
Moore College of Art
NBC Universal
The New Orleans Museum of Art
Oblon, Spivak, McClelland,
   Maier & Neustadt, P. C.
Omni Hotels
Redding Art Museum
Russ Corporation
Ruth Chenvin Foundation
Savoy Restaurant
Seven Bridges Foundation
St. Barnibis Health Care Systems
Southpoint Capital Advisors, LP
Steelcase Corporation
Syracuse University
TD Bank
Tower Group
Trenton State College
U.S. Department of State
VanGuard Collection
Vlasic Corporation
Wesleyan University
Wiley Publishing
Women's Health U.S.A.
Zilkha & Company
      



 



2015 Walter Gropius Master Artist, Huntington Museum of Art
2014 Wesleyan University Project Grant
2013 Binswanger Prize for Excellence in Teaching
2012 Wesleyan University Project Grant
2011 Wesleyan University Project Grant
1998 Distinguished Honorary Artists Committee, MacDowell Colony
1994 MacDowell Fellow, Peterborough, NH
1989- Wesleyan University Supplementary Grant in Support of Scholarship
(1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003)
1984-86 Syracuse University Graduate Fellow
1984 Marion Locks Award for Excellence in Painting
1980-84 Moore College of Art Traveling Fellowship
1983 W.W. Smith Foundation Grant
1980 Pennsylvania State Women's Caucus Art Award
1978 Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Arts Fellowship
      



 



Hillary Rodham Clinton. "Our Accord with the Earth." Art in Embassies Exhibition 2011.

"Tula Telfair Exhibition at the Florence Griswold Museum." Museumpublicity.com, April 5, 2010.

"Florence Griswold Museum to Show Works by Contemporary Artist Tula Telfair." Artdaily.org, April 22, 2010.

Leggio, Gail. "Keep it Fresh: Contemporary Artists Exploring Tradition." American Arts Quarterly Summer 2010.

Kobasa, Stephen. "Krieble Gallery at Connecticut's Griswold Museum Features Landscapes of Tula Telfair." Artes Magazine, June 3, 2010.

"Florence Griswold Museum to Show Works by Contemporary Artist Tula Telfair." Artdaily.org, June 6, 2010.

Barry, Amy. "Imaginary Places You're Sure You've Seen Before." The Times, May 27, 2010, pp 1, 14.

Barry, Amy. "Imaginary Places You're Sure You've Seen Before." Theday.com, May 27, 2010.

Hartford Courant/courant.com, April 22, 2010, Pp. 2.

Beem, Edgar Allen. "The Intellectual Landscape: Tula Telfair at the Griswold Museum." Yankee Magazine, April 14, 2010.

Whitcomb, Robert. "Manipulating Landscape." This New England, April 20, 2010.

"Tula Telfair at the Florence Griswold Museum." Grace Magazine, March 22, 2010.

"Florence Griswold Museum to Feature Tula Telfair's Landscapes in Counterpoint." Art Knowledge News, April 2010.

"Complementary Landscapes." The Day.Com, April 20, 2010.

"Tula Telfair's Oil Paintings to be on Display at Local Museum." Sisteen Art Gallery, April 2010.

"Florence Griswold Museum to Show Works by Artist Tula Telfair." Fine Arts News, April 2010.

"Tula Telfair's Landscapes in Counterpoint." Curatedfag.com, April 12, 2010.

"Tula Telfair Exhibition at the Florence Griswold Museum." Museumpublicity.com, April 5, 2010.

"Florence Griswold Museum to Show Works by Contemporary Artist Tula Telfair." Artdaily.org, April 22, 2010.

Meyer, Ruth. "Mirroring Air, Earth, Water". The Artist's Magazine, May 2009, p 36-43.

Pesci, David."Working the Blank Canvas". Wesleyan Magazine, 2008 Issue II, p 24-29.

Tula Telfair, American Arts Quarterly, Volume 25, Number 3, 2008.

Tula Telfair, apartment therapy, New York, online July 25, 2008.

Tula Telfair Exhibition Review, The Newington-Cropsey Cultural Studies Center online, Summer 2008.

Tula Telfair: Located at the Edge of a Momentary Convergence: New Landscape Paintings, Forum Gallery, 2008.

Art of the Gettysburg Review: Representation in Contemporary Painting, By Peter Stitt and Molly S. Hutton, 2007.

Goodrich, John. "Transported by the Traditional". THE NEW YORK SUN, July 5, 2007.

Hutton, Molly S. "Big Skies: The Imaginary Landscapes of T. Telfair". The Gettysburg Review, Autumn 2006, p 414-424.

United States Embassy Dhaka ART in Embassies Exhibition, By Patricia A. Butenis, US Embassy Dhaka, February 2007.

Tula Telfair, By Robert Fishko, Forum Gallery, 2006.

Mallarkey, Maureen. "The Extraordinary is Everywhere". The New York Sun, March 16, 2006.

Art. The New York Sun, April 4, 2006.

NYC.Com. "Tula Telfair: Paintings".

Bartlet, Olivia. "Telfair Paints from Memory Via Her Heart". The Wesleyan Connection, May 5, 2005.

Sims, Carol. "US Artists: Going Strong", Antiques and the Arts On-Line, November 2, 2005.

Mallarkey, Maureen. "Contemporary landscapes", The New York Sun, August 26, 2004.

Morton, Julia. "Land equals Power", The New York Press, August 18, 2004.

Tula Telfair, New Work, By Robert Fishko, Forum Gallery, 2004.

Orville O. Clarke, Jr. "Tula Telfair," Artscene, Vol. 23 No, 8, April 2004.

Silberman, Vanessa. "Fall fair Debut makes Successful First Run". Art Business News, November 2002.

Tula Telfair, New Paintings, By Doninick Lombardi, DFN Gallery and Snyderman Gallery, 2001.

Sims, Carol. "USArtists: Going Strong." Antiques and the Arts, 2001.

Tula Telfair, "Events of Foreign Countries." L'Ecosistema Della Cultura Contemporanea. November 28, 2001

Forces of Nature, By Benjamin Ortiz, The Discovery Museum. 2000.

On the Horizon: Landscape at the Millennium, By Nancy Cohen, New Jersey Center for Visual Arts,  2000.

Zimmer, William. "Drama in Nature: Burning Oil Fields, Cascading Water," The New York Times,  Sunday February 6,2000.

"Gallery Show Examines Landscape," The Independent Press, March 2000.

Bischoff, Dan. "Millennial Landscapes," The Star Ledger, MARCH 2000.

Moss, Lynne. "Context is Everything: New York Artist Tula Telfair Redefines Landscape Painting by Uniting Romanticism with Minimalism," American Artist. Summer 2000.

NY Arts, "Picks,"  Vol. 4 No11, 1999.

NY Arts, "Q&T With Tula Telfair," Vol. 4 No. 6, 1999.

Sozanski, Edward. "Art, Museums and Galleries," THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, October 22, 1999.

Tula Telfair, New Paintings, By Lisa Tremper Hanover and Gresham Riley, Snyderman Gallery and DFN Gallery, 1999.

Zimmer, William. "Drama in Nature: Burning Oil Fields, Cascading Water," The New York Times, February 6, 1999.

Tula Telfair, Constructed Landscapes: Series III and IV, by Eileen Neff, Snyderman Gallery and DFN Gallery, 1998.

Sozanski,Edward. "Art, Museums and Galleries," The Philadelphia Inquirer, February 20, 1998.

"Everything Old is New Again," The Player, April 1998, p. 64-66.

"Diverse Exhibits on View at Trio of Area Museums," Times-Harold, March 28, 1997.

"The Arts," The Philadelphia Inquirer, March 23, 1997.

"New Exhibit on View at Ursinus," The Mercury, January, 30, 1997.

"The Pastoral Experience for Today's World," Greenwich Times, April 20, 1997.

The Contemporary Landscape, by Lisa Barnes and Barbara Zucker, Berman Museum, 1997.

"Pastoral Experiences at Hurlbutt Gallery," Greenwich Times, March 12, 1997.

"Hurlbutt to Open its Most Elegant Show," Greenwich Post, March 7, 1997.

ARTbibliographies, "Tula Telfair," Vol. 27 No 1, 1996.

USArtists 96, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1996.

Light Years, by Le Anne Schreiber, Lyons and Burford, 1996  (Book Jacket Cover).

The Rules of Beauty: The Paintings of Tula Telfair, by Edward Warteck, Rosenberg Gallery, 1995.

Giuliano, Mike. "Exhibits Showcase Painters Going Back to Nature," September 13, 1995.

Camper, Fred. "Landscapes of the Mind,"  CHICAGO READER, May 22, 1994.

Tula Telfair, by Susan Snodgrass, Peter Miller Gallery, 1994.

Drawing 1993, by Harvey Breverman, Brigham Young University, 1994.

Scene and Unseen, Eastern New Mexico University, 1994.

"Landscapes on Broadway," The New Villager, December 16, 1992.

Shine, James, G. "Art + Environment = SUNY Exhibit," DAILY FREEMAN, July 17,  1992.

Rutgers National '92 Works on Paper, by Lisa Phillips, Stedman Art Gallery,

 Rutgers University, 1992.

Points of View II - Women's Art, Westminster College Art Gallery, by Marlena Hobson,

 Westminster College, 1990.

The Education of Painters: A Symposium, Alliance of Independent Art Colleges, 1990.

The Image of the Horse, by Richard McLean, Redding Art Museum, 1990.

National Drawing '89, By Ann Percy and Bruce Rigby, Trenton State College, 1989.

At the Edge, A National Print and Drawing Exhibition, by Barry Walker, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, 1989.

Mitchell, Annette. "In Black and White," ART NEW ENGLAND, February 1989.

Yellin, Deborah. "Tula Telfair/Linda Cunningham," 108 REVIEW, NY, January/February 1988.

BUFFALO EVENING OBSERVER, "Preview," July 15, 1988.

From The Files:  Curator's Choice, The Alternative Museum, 1987.