Tula Telfair



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Wesleyan University, MAA 2001
Syracuse University, MFA 1986
Moore College of Art, BFA 1984



 



2012 Forum Gallery, New York, NY
(Out of Sight: Imaginary Landscapes by Tula Telfair)

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

2010 The Florence Griswold Museum
(Tula Telfair: Landscapes in Counterpoint)

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

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

2004 Forum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2002 Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA

2001 Marquard Bank, Hamburg, Germany
DFN Gallery, New York, NY
Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1999 DFN Gallery, New York, NY
Arsenal, New York, NY
Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
New York Life Building, New York, NY

1998 Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
DFN Gallery, New York, NY
Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1996 Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
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
      



 



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

2010 Forum Gallery, New York, NY
   (Contemporary Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture: A Summer Selection)
Forum Gallery, New York, NY (Group Exhibition)
American Embassy, Colombo, Sri Lanka (The Power of Land)
Dallas Art Fair, Forum Gallery, TX
The Armory Show Modern, Forum Gallery, NYC
Forum Gallery, NYC (Gallery Artists)

2009 Forum Gallery, NYC (The Platonic Ideal)
Forum Gallery, NYC (Summer Selections)
Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC (Scene in America)
The Four Seasons Hotel, NYC, Featured Paintings
ArtHamptons, Forum Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY
Forum Gallery, NYC (Gallery Artists, New Work)
Forum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (Gallery Artists)
Art Chicago, Forum Gallery, The Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL

2008 Forum Gallery, NYC (Gallery Artists, New Work)
Forum Gallery, NYC (New Acquisitions)
Art Chicago, Forum Gallery, The Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL
Toronto International Art Fair, Forum Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2007 Forum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (Modern and Contemporary Landscapes)
Los Angeles Art Show, Forum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Schmucker Art Gallery, PA (The Art of the Gettysburg Review:
   Representation in Contemporary American Painting)

Forum Gallery, NYC (The Contemporary Landscape)
American Embassy, Dhaka, Bangladesh (The Importance of the Environment)
Snyderman Gallery (Landscape)
Art Chicago, Forum Gallery, The Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL
Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University, Ct (The Faculty Show)

2006 American Embassy, Dhaka, Bangladesh (The Importance of the Environment)
Forum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (Summer Days)
Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa (US Artists)
Forum Gallery, NYC (New Works By Gallery Artists)
Art Chicago, Forum Gallery, at the Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
Forum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (Summer Exhibition)

2005 2005 Forum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (Summer Days)
Forum Gallery, New York, NY (Gallery Artists)
Art Chicago, Forum Gallery, at the Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (US Artists)

2004 Forum Gallery, NYC (Contemporary Landscapes)
DFN Gallery, NYC (NYC)
American Embassy in Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
Forum Gallery, NYC (Works by Forum Gallery Artists)
Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (Works on Paper- Works of Paper)
DFN Gallery, NYC (Skies and Scapes)
Chicago Art Fair, Forum Gallery
The International Fine Arts & Design Fair, Forum Gallery, 68th St. Armory, NYC
Forum gallery, NYC (Contemporary Landscapes)
DFN Gallery, NYC (NY City)

2003 San Francisco International Art Exposition, Forum Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Los Angeles Art Show, Forum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Forum Gallery, NYC

2002 Los Angeles Art Show, Forum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Forum Gallery, NYC
Stux Gallery, NYC
DFN Gallery, NYC
Tom Androla Gallery, Houston, TX

2001 Stux Gallery, NYC
The Armory Show, 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
      



 

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

2010 Selections from the Florence Griswold Museum for the exhibition: Tula Telfair: Landscapes in Counterpoint A

      



 



Barcley Bank
Brauerei Beck & Company
Beck's Beer
Cable Vision
City of Philadelphia
   District Attorney's Office
Creedon Keller and Partners
   (commission)
Deloitte Touch
General Electric Corporation
   (commission)
Hanseatic Corporation
Invenergy (commission)
Marquard Bank
Mastercard Corporation
Medicis Corporation
Metropolitan Life
Millbrook School
Moore College of Art
Oblon, Spivak, McClelland,
   Maier & Neustadt, P. C.
Omni Hotels
Redding Art Museum
Russ Corporation
Ruth Chenvin Foundation
Savoy Restaurant (commission)
St. Barnibis Health Care Systems
   (commission)
Steelcase Corporation
Syracuse University
The Chub Group
The Federal Reserve Bank (commission)
The New Orleans Museum of Art
Tower Group (commission)
Trenton State College
U.S. Department of State
VanGuard Collection
Vlasic Corporation
Wesleyan University
Zilkha & Company (commission)
      



 



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)
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.