Resume

Education

  • L’Academie des Beaux Arts, Strasbourg, France, 1981 – 83
    • Diplome National des Arts Plastiques, with Honors (Equivalent to M.F.A.)
    • Concentration: Painting and Art History
  • S.U.N.Y. Albany, Albany, NY, 1979 – 81
    • M.A. Fine Arts with Honors
    • Concentration: Painting/Printmaking
  • Brown University, Providence, RI, 1975 – 79
    • B.A., cum laude
    • Double Major: History and Studio Art
    • Minor: Art History

Honors & Awards

  • 2019 “Collages and Small Works” Gallery 130 at ArtServe, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Feb. 1 – 28
  • 2018 Merit Award, “Fall Exhibition,” Coral Springs Museum of Art, Coral Springs, FL
  • 2018  Judges Recognition Award, Fall Fiesta, Broward Art Guild Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2018 Honorable Mention, “Inspired By,” Coral Springs Museum of Art, Coral Springs, FL
  • 2018 Honorable Mention, “August Open” Exhibition, Broward Art Guild Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2017 Third Place, Group Exhibition, Coral Springs Museum of Art, Coral Springs, FL
  • 2017 Honorable Mention, Living Room Theater Gallery at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
  • 2017 Second Place, “Flower Power” Exhibition, Broward Art Guild Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2017 Second Place,  Group Exhibition, Coral Springs Museum of Art, Coral Springs FL
  • 2017 Second Place, Boca Artists Guild Gallery, Delray Beach, FL
  • 2017 Honorable Mention, “Global Connections,” Broward Art Guild Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2016 Awarded Third Place,” Small Works” Exhibition, Broward Art Guild Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2016 Awarded Juror’s Recognition and Honorable Mention, Art Gallery at Living Room Theater Exhibition
  • 2016 Honorable Mention Award, “Art Under the Sun,” ArtServe, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2016 Juror’s Recognition Award, Boca Artists Guild Gallery
  • 2016 Awarded First Place for Painting in “ArtFlorida 2016” Exhibition, ArtServe Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Exhibition juried by Irvin Lippman, Director, Boca Raton Museum of Art in Boca Raton, FL
  • Awarded “Honorable Mention” in “Winter Spectacular “Exhibition at Broward Artists Guild Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 1981 – 1982, Awarded S.U.N.Y. International Graduate Fellowship for Advanced Study in France, S.U.N.Y. Albany, Albany, NY
  • Awarded Graduate Assistantship as Student Advisor, S.U.N.Y. Albany, Albany, NY
  • 1976 & 1978, Awarded scholarships to attend Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Skowhegan, ME, summer

 Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019 “New Works,” ArtTrax Studios and Gallery, Fat Village, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • 2019 “Collages and Small Works” Gallery 130 at ArtServe, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Feb. 1 – 28
  • 2018 “Abstract Collages,” ArtTrax Studios and Gallery, Fat Village, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • 2018 Solo Exhibition at Las Olas Capital Arts, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Solo Exhibition at Las Olas Capital Arts, May 4 – August 31
  • 2018 Solo Exhibition at Las Olas Capital Arts, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Solo Exhibition at Las Olas Capital Arts, May 4 – August 31
  • 2018 April “Harriet Silverstein— “Sneak Peak, New Work for LOCA Solo Exhibition,” ArtTrax Gallery, FATVillage, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • “Recent Paintings, Drawings and Collages,” ArtTrax Gallery, FatVillage, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2017 & 2018  Art Trax Studios and Gallery, FATVillage, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2016 & 2015 “Harriet Silverstein: Recent Paintings and Pastel Drawings” – Studio 535 Art Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 1998 & 1995 “New Paintings and Drawings” Wisser Art Gallery, The New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, NY
  • 1992 Carolina Editions Gallery, Columbia, South Carolina
  • 1986 Robinson Contemporary Art Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1985 Primavera Gallery, Huntington, NY
  • 1985 Sea Cliff Gallery, Sea Cliff, NY
  • 1984 GalerieTrost, Dusseldorf, West Germany
  • 1984 Galeria du Rhin, Colmar, France
  • 1983 & 1984, Galeria Arts Sans Frontieres, Strasbourg, France
  • 1983 Galerie Amerika, Hans, West Berlin
  • 1982 Galeria Adeas, Stasbourg, France

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2019 “Endangered,” Sponsored by the Center for Great Apes for Art Basel Miami, Dade Heritage Trust, Miami, FL
  • 2019 “Connecting Women,” Bailey Performance Hall, Broward College, Davie, FL
  • 2019 “Continuum,” Art Palm Beach, Palm Beach, FL
  • 2019 “Depiction,” GalleryOne Hilton Doubletree Hotel, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • 2019 “Eye of the Beholder,” Coral Springs Museum of Art, Coral Springs, FL
  • 2019 “Structure,” ArtTrax Studios and Gallery, Fat Village, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • 2019 “Summer,” ArtTrax Studios and Gallery, Fat Village, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • 2019 “Interwoven,” ArtTrax Studios and Gallery, Fat Village, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • 2019 “Color,” ArtTrax Studios and Gallery, Fat Village, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • 2019 “Art Unlimited,” Studio18 in the Pines, Pembroke Pines, FL
  • 2019 “Spectrum – A Palate of possibilities,” Studio 18 Gallery Pembroke Pines, FL
  • 2019 “Generations,” Studio 18 Gallery Pembroke Pines, FL
  • 2018 “Conclusions,” Art Trax Studios and Gallery, FATVillage, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2018 “Art-Rageous,” Tedd’s Art Works, Wilton Manors, FL
  • 2018 “True Colors,” ArtServe, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2018 “Animals, Animals,” Broward Art Guild Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2018 “Fall,” ArtTrax Studios and Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2018 “Happiness,” Art Trax Studios and Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2018 “Your Fifth Grader Can’t Paint This,” Coral Springs Museum of Art, Coral Springs, FL
  • 2018 “Anniversary Exhibition,” Gallery Six, Main Library, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2018 Group Exhibition, The Parker Playhouse, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2018 “Fall Fiesta “ Broward Art Guild Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2018 “August Open,” Broward Art Guild Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2018 “A Mid Summer’s Night’s Dream,” ArtTrax Studios and Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2018 April “Art and Soul” Exhibition, Gallery One, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2018 April “ArtFlorida,” ArtServe, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2018 March “ArtBravo”, ArtServe, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2018 March “Woman,“ Art Trax Gallery, FATVillage, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2018 February “Inspired By,” Coral Springs Museum of Art
  • 2018 February Resident Artists Night Open Studio Event, FATVillage, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2017 “Layers,” Gallery 1310 at Sailboat Bend, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2017 “Small Works,” Broward Art Guild Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2017 “Winter Spectacular, “ Broward Art Guild Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2017 Group Exhibition, Coral Springs Museum of Art, Coral Springs, FL
  • 2017 “Resident Studio Artists,“ Art Trax Studios and Gallery, FATVillage, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2017 “Art Bravo,“ ArtServe, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2017 “Inside Out,“ ArtServe, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2017 Group Exhibition, The Living Room Theater Art Gallery at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
  • 2017 Group Exhibition, Boca Artists Guild Gallery, Delray Beach, FL
  • 2017 “Tri-County Biennial  Exhibition,” ArtServe, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2017 “Art— A Changing Exhibition,” Coral Springs Museum of Art, Coral Springs, FL
  • 2017 “Spring Fling,” Broward Art Guild Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2017 “Flower Power,” Broward Art Guild Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2017 “Global Connections,” Broward Art Guild Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2017 “Best of the Boca Guild,” Rosen Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
  • 2017 “Landscapes,” Broward Art Guild Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2017 “Best of the Boca Guild,” Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL
  • 2016 “Winter Spectacular,” Broward Art Guild Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2016 “Best of the Artists’ Guild,” Rosen Museum, Boca Raton, FL
  • 2016 “Small Works,” Broward Art Guild Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2016 Juried Group Exhibition, Art Gallery at Livingroom Theater, Boca Raton, FL
  • 2016 “Big,” ArtServe Gallery, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • 2016 “Holiday Show,” Sugar Sand Park Art Gallery, Boca Raton, Florida
  • 2016 “66th Anniversary Exhibition”, Broward Art Guild, Gallery Six at Main Library, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2016 “Studio Artists Exhibition,” Gallery at Studio 535/ArtTrax Studio, FATVillage, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2016 Juried Exhibition, Boca Artists Guild Gallery, Delray Beach, Florida
  • 2016 “Out to Sea,” Broward Artists Guild Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2016 Juried Group Exhibition, The  Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL
  • 2016 “Artists at 535,” Studio 535 Art Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2016 “Red, White and Blue,” Broward Art Guild Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2016 “Reality Reimagined,” ArtServe, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2016 Juried Group Exhibition, Boca Artists Guild Gallery, Delray Beach, FL (Current)
  • 2016 “Inside/Out: Art as Healing Therapy,” ArtServe Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2016 Juried Group Exhibition, Boca Artists Guild Gallery, Delray Beach, Florida (May-June)
  • 2016 “Art Florida 2016,” ArtServe Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2016 Juried Group Exhibition, Boca Artists Guild Gallery, Delray Beach, Florida
  • 2016 “Spring Fling,” Broward Artists Guild Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2016 “Salon des Refuses,” Broward Artists Guild Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2016 “Art and Soul,” Gallery One, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2016 Juried Group Exhibition, Coral Springs Museum of Art, Coral Springs, FL
  • 2016 Group Exhibition, Gallery at Studio 535, FATVillage, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2015 “Five Female Fort Lauderdale Artists,” Studio 535 Art Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2015 “Macrocosms and Microcosms,” World and Eye Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2015 “Big Beautiful Art,” Art Serve Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2015 “Unframed,” The Girls’ Club Foundation Art Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2015 “Artists at 535,” Studio 535 Art Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2015 “Basel/Broward,” Rossetti Fine Art Gallery, Wilton Manors, FL
  • 2015 “65th Anniversary Exhibition,” Broward Art Guild at Gallery Six, Main Library, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2015 “Small Works,” Broward Art Guild Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 1992 & 1993 “New Artists,” Carolina Editions Gallery, Columbia, SC
  • 1988 “Women in the Arts at Phoenix,” Phoenix Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1988 “Heaven and Hell,” Woodstock Artists Association Gallery, Woodstock, NY
  • 1988 “Christmas Exhibition,” Woodstock Artists Association Gallery, Woodstock, NY
  • 1988 “International Artists,” Galerie Art Sans Frontieres, Strasbourg, France
  • 1987 “Easy to Describe, Hard to Define,” The Cork Gallery, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York, NY
  • 1987 “Painting and Sculpture: Heading for the 90’s” Four Gallery spaces devoted to large paintings and sculpture:
    • The Hutchins Gallery, C.W. Post College, Greenvale, NY
    • The Midge Karr Art Center, New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, NY
    • The Discovery Gallery, Nos. 12 and 16 Village Square, Glen Cove, NY
    • “Paintings and Sculptures,” Discovery Gallery Metro, Long Island City, NY
  • 1987 “Artists/Teachers on Long Island,” Primavera Gallery, Huntington, NY
  • 1987 “New Paintings,” Emerging Collector Gallery, New York, NY

Curating

  • 2019 “Florida Seen: Women Artists See the Florida Landscape,” (working title), exhibition scheduled for May 2019, ArtTrax Gallery, FATVillage, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2018 “Youth Art Competition,” Gallery Six, Ft. Lauderdale, FL— the oldest, most established county-wide Youth art Competition in Broward County
  • 2018 “Harriet Silverstein—Sneak Peak: New Work for LOCA Solo Exhibition,” ArtTrax Gallery, FATVillage, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • 2018 “Harriet Silverstein: Recent Paintings And Drawings, ArtTrax Gallery, FATVillage, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • 2018 ”Conclusions,” ArtTrax Studios and Gallery, FATVillage, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2018 June Co-Curator of “DBA 2018: Avant Garde,” a multi- media group exhibition featuring 22 artist-graduates of the Broward AEI Program, ArtServe, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Selected Corporate and Public Collections

  • B.D.O. Seidman, Mitchell Field, NY
  • H.J. Kalikow Company, New York, NY
  • Masur, Carp and Barnett, P.C., New York, NY
  • C.U.N.Y., Queensborough Community College, Bayside, NY
  • Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY
  • Nassau County Museum of Fine Arts, Rosyln Harbor, NY
  • The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine
  • State University of New York, Albany, NY
  • American Consulate, Paris and Strasbourg, France and West Berlin
  • Propetrol, S.A., Strasbourg, France
  • Galerie du Rhin, Colmar, France
  • Musee d’Art Contemporain, Strasbourg, France
  • Galerie Trost, Dusseldorf, West Germany
  • Musee de l’Hotel de Ville, Strasbourg, France
  • Private collections in France, West Germany, Italy, Great Britain and the United States

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Board of Directors, Ft. Lauderdale Branch of National League of American Pen Women
  • Member, Board of Directors, Broward Art Guild, Ft. Lauderdale, FL  2016-Present
  • Member, Coral Springs Artists Guild, Coral Springs, FL, 2012-Present
  • Member, ArtsUnited, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2017- Present
  • Signature Member, Boca Raton Museum Artists Guild, Boca Raton, FL, 2016-Present
  • Resident Studio Artist, ArtTrax Studios and Gallery, FATVillage, Ft. Lauderdale, FL,  2015-Present
  • Grant Review Panel Member, Broward Cultural Council, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2016-Present
  • Artist Member, Bonnet House Museums and Gardens, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2016-Present
  • Member, ArtServe, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 2012- Present

 Selected Bibliography

  • Avant Garde: Artist Entrepreneur Exhibition – Ten Years of DBA, exhibition catalog, pg. 56-57
  • Nayak, Jennifer “Arts on the Boulevard— A new Breed of Patron,” Las Olas Boulevard & Isles Magazine, June 2018
  • “Don’t Sue, It’s Only Art,” Art Speak, September 16, 1988. Vol. X, No. 2. Review of Group Exhibition at Phoenix Gallery, NY.
  • “Silverstein’s Subjects,” Manhattan Arts, October 1986. Review of solo exhibition at Robinson Contemporary Art Gallery, NY by Cheryl Herman.
  • “Under Thirty and Hoping to Be Discovered,” Newsday, August 15, 1986. Review of group exhibition “Artists Under 30” at Hempstead Harbor Gallery, Glen Cove, NY by Karin Lipson.
  • “Young Artists Offer Works of Maturity,” The New York Times, Sunday, March 9, 1986. Review of group exhibition “Under Thirty” at Wunsch Art Center, Glen Cove, NY by Helen A. Harrison.
  • “Works of Young and Emerging Artists,” Newsday, March 6t, 1986. Review of group exhibition “Under Thirty” at Wunsch Art Center, Glen Cove, NY by Karin Lipson.
  • “An American Painter’s French Roots: Harriet Silverstein, Paintings and Drawings at the Primavera Gallery,” Newsday, June 28, 1986. Review of solo exhibition by Malcom Preston.
  • Reproduction of Painting “Studio Interior No. 5, NY,” The New York Times, Sunday, May 19, 1985.
  • “Dialogue with Space: Paintings and Drawings by Harriet SIlverstein,” Antiques and Collectibles, May 17, 1985.
  • “Gortner, Janitzyn Schott et Silverstein,” Dernieres Nouvelles D’Alsace (major newspaper for eastern France), Strasbourg, France, December 23, 1984.
  • “A La Galerie du Rhin: Harriet Silverstein,” Dernieres Nouvelles D’Alsace, Strasbourg, France, March 25, 1984.
  • “Harriet Silverstein – The Artist Who Bites into Visual Space,” L’Alsace (major newspaper for eastern France), Strasbourg, France, March 21, 1984.
  • “With Harriet Silverstein: “The Interior Space’ at the Galerie du Rhin,” L’Alsace, Strasbourg, France, March 11, 1984.
  • “Recent Paintings by Harriet Silverstein,” Le Nouvel Alsacien (major newspaper for eastern France), July 17, 1983.
  • Color Reproduction of painting “Red Studio No. 2,” Vivre a Strasbourg (monthly French magazine), September 1983.
  • “Paintings by Harriet Silverstein,” Les Affiches-Le Moniteur (major newspaper for eastern France), Strasbourg, France, July 8, 1983.
  • “Exhibition: Harriet Silverstein,” Dernieres Nouvelles D’Alsace, July 29, 1983.
  • “Drawings and Paintings by Harriet Silverstein,” Dernieres Nouvelles D’Alsace, Strasbourg, France, November 19, 1983.
  • “Drawings and Paintings by Harriet Silverstein,” Les Affiches-Le Moniteur, Strasbourg, France, November 16, 1982.

 Teaching

  • June 2019, Faculty Artist as Entrepreneur Institute Program, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2012 – Present, Cleveland Clinic Hospital – Oncology Unit, Weston, FL
  • 2003 – 2008, Broward County Public Schools, Meet the Masters Visual Art & Art History Program
  • 1984 – 1987, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY
  • 1983 – 1988, Queensborough Community College, Bayside, NY