Exhibition History


SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS:

2015Point Park University, Pittsburgh: four month fall/winter exhibition with Robert Morgan
The Armory, Caruthersville, MO: “Two Artists…Two Perspectives…One Hometown”, April-May
2014McCoy Gallery, Merrimack College, Andover, MA: “Private Lives//Public Facades” (October-November, ’14)
2011NAWA Gallery, NY, NY: “Sacred Duty –Journey of an Artist” (October, 2011)
2008Eclipse Mill Gallery, N. Adams, MA: “Passing Through This World”, two person exhibition
2004Wheelock College, Boston: “One World”—an artist couple explores connections
1999Chase Gallery, Boston, MA: “Trip”—transitory permanence/permanent transition
1997Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA: “Tenebre Spirituali” –darkness of the soul – a travelogue
1995Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA: “Les Voyages du Coeur”
1990MJF Gallery, St. Louis, Mo.: “Paintings”, two-person exhibition

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selected):

2014Wald/Kim Gallery, New York, NY
Eclipse Mill Gallery, North Adams, MA: “Berkshire Salon”
Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, NY: “Made in NY”; Brantley painting on museum website
Point Park University Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA: “Visions and Revelations”
Morris Museum of Art, Morristown, NJ, 125th Anniversary of National Association of Women Artists Exhibition
HUB-Robeson Gallery, Penn State University, PA: “Visions of the Mind”
2013/14Garrison Art Center, smallWorks Exhibition, Garrison, NY
2013Lincoln Studios Gallery, Waltham, MA
NAWA Online Gallery, D.I.V.A.S./Divine Inspirational Visual Artistic Souls
Sylvia Wald/Po Kim Gallery, New York, NY
2012Lincoln Studios, Waltham, MA
Sylvia Wald/Po Kim Gallery, New York, NY
Johnson & Johnson World Headquarters Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ: “HERstorically Speaking”
Park Point University Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA: “From a Different Point of View”
2011Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, NY: “Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region”
Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA: “Off the Wall”
Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA: “In Context: Art of Here and Now”
Sylvia Wald/Po Kim Gallery, New York, NY
2010The Hyde Collection Museum, Glens Falls, NY
Lincoln Arts Project Gallery, Waltham, MA
Lincoln Open Studios, Waltham, MA
National Arts Club, New York, NY: “121st NAWA Annual”
Eclipse Mill Gallery, North Adams, MA: Annual Berkshires Salon
2009N.A.W.A. Gallery, New York, NY: National Small Works Exhibition
Salmagundi Club, New York, NY: 120 Years of National Association of Women Artists
Noyes Museum of Art, Oceanville, NJ: “NAWA at 120”
Robeson Gallery, Penn State University, PA: “NAWA 120th Anniversary”
Grasmere Historic Mansion Invitational, Rhinebeck, NY
Eclipse Mill Gallery, North Adams, MA: Annual Salon
2008Goggleworks Center for the Arts, Reading, PA: National Association of Women Artists
Eclipse Mill Gallery, N. Adams, MA: “Salon Show”
Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, NY: “Made in NY”
N.A.W.A. Gallery, New York, NY: National Small Works Exhibition
2007Monroe Center for the Arts, Hoboken, NJ: National Association of Women Artists
2006University Art Museum, Albany, NY: “Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region”
1999Kougeas Gallery, Boston: “Still” four painters invitational
Gallery 5 North, Boston: “Diamonds” invitational
1998Boston Center for the Arts, ARTcetera Auction, AIDS Action Committee Benefit (donated
painting sold for highest price out of 357 artists’ works)
Kougeas Gallery, Boston: “Generous Artists” invitational
Four Seasons, Boston: “ARTcetera Preview” invitational
Kougeas Gallery: “The Fine Line/The Subtle Stroke” invitational
1997Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, “Incidental Grandeur” curated exhibition
Bromfield Gallery, Boston: “Members’ Show ‘97”
1996International Place, Boston: ARTcetera Auction, AIDS Action Committee Benefit
(donated painting sold for record percentage overbid in ARTcetera’s history)
Art Advisory/Boston, Quincy, MA
1995Bromfield Gallery, Boston: “Among Friends Again” invitational
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Invitational
1993Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Invitational
1991Frontenac Invitational, St. Louis, MO
Junior League Invitational, St. Louis
1990Art St. Louis, curated exhibition, St. Louis
1988-89Bixby Gallery, Washington University, St. Louis, “Contemporary Women Artists”
1988Evansville Museum of Arts and Science, Evansville, IN, “41st Annual Mid-States Art Exhibition”
Gateway One Gallery, St. Louis, “Art St. Louis”
Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL, “The Intimate Eye”
Evansville Museum of Arts and Science, Evansville, IN, “Realism Today”
Missouri Athletic Club, St. Louis, “Contemporary Art”
1987Fontbonne Gallery, St. Louis, “Collection ‘87”
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO, “Mid-Four”
St. Louis Artists’ Guild, “St. Louis Artists Today” selected by St. Louis Art Museum curator
St. Louis Artists’ Guild, Painting Exhibition
1986Arts and Education Council, St. Louis, “Art St. Louis”
Hickory Street Gallery, St. Louis, “Lafayette Square Exhibition”
Lotos Club, NYC, NY, “Leibovitz Prizewinners Invitational Exhibition”
University of Missouri, Columbia, “Important Missouri Women Artists Traveling Exhibition”
Evansville Museum of Arts and Science, Evansville, IN, “15th Annual Mid-States Traveling
Exhibition”
Quincy Art Club, Quincy, IL, “36th Tri-State Annual”
Spiva Art Center, Joplin, MO, “36th Spiva Nine-State Annual”
1985Evansville Museum of Arts and Science, Evansville, IN, 38th Annual Mid-States Art Exhibition”
Garret Gallery, St. Louis, “Annual Exhibition”

 

AWARDS (selected):

2014Award for Painting, Point Park University
Award for Painting, HUB-Robeson Cultural Center, Penn State University
2012Elizabeth Erlanger Memorial Award, National Association of Women Artists, NYC
2011Fraida Varah Award, Albany Institute of History and Art
2009Sterling Memorial Painting Award, National Association of Women Artists, NYC
2008National Small Works Award, NAWA Gallery, NYC
2007Shirk Award for Painting, National Association for Women Artists, NYC
2004New York Foundation for the Arts Grant
1997Named to Who’s Who of American Women
1988Merit Award, Evansville Museum of Arts and Science, Evansville, IN, “41st Annual Mid-States Exhibition
1987Painting Prize, St. Louis Artists’ Guild, St. Louis, MO
1986Dr. Maury Leibovitz Art Award, Sponsored by the Artists’ Welfare Fund, NYC, NY
1987Painting Award, Garret Gallery, St. Louis, MO

BIBLIOGRAPHY (selected):

Hiemer, Astrid.Two Artists, Two Perspectives”, Berkshire Fine Arts magazine, March, 2015; Brantley images
Figgins, Gary.Coming Home”, Show Me Missouri magazine, Spring, 2015; Brantley images
Williams, Christine.Two Local Artists Coming Home”. Democrat-Argus, Caruthersville, MO, November, 2014; Brantley images
Raymond, David.Persuading Entry”, McCoy Gallery Notes, Rogers Center for the Arts, Andover, MA, Fall, 2014; Brantley images
--------------Visions and Revelations”, The Point magazine, Pittsburgh, Spring, 2014, image of Brantley painting
Shaw, Kurt.Exhibit Offers Unique Visions”, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, April, 2014, image of Brantley painting
Shaw, Kurt.Another View. Female artists see things differently”, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, April, 2012; painting image & quote of Brantley
Giuliano, Charles.Pennie Brantley at National Association of Women Artists”, October, 2011; images of Brantley paintings
Bunn, Samantha.Mohawk-Hudson Regional’s Juror Finds Sophisticated Work”, July, 2011; image of Brantley painting
Sellers, Caitlin.Exhibition Pays Tribute to Women Artists’ History”, The Collegian, State College, Pennsylvania,
April, 2009; image of Brantley painting
Giuliano, Charles.Brantley and Morgan at Eclipse Mill Gallery”, August, 2008; images of Brantley paintings
Keren, Jacqueline.A Subtle Nature”, Metroland, Albany, NY, August, 2006
Valentine, Mark.Still Lifes, Yet Moving”, South End News, Boston, June, 1999; image of Brantley painting
Erblund, Peter.Bidders at ARTcetera ’98 go over the top”, UPDATE AIDS Action Newsletter, Boston, Fall, 1998
Hayes, Tessa.Bi-annual Boston auction raises $580,000”, The Vanguard, Boston, November 20, 1998
Witkowski, Tom.AIDS Action art auction beats $500,000 goal”, The Tab, Boston, October 27, 1998
Toale, Bernard.Interview with Pennie Brantley”, STUFF Magazine, October, 1998, images of Brantley’s works
Bailey, Craig.ARTcetera raises $580K”, Bay Windows, Boston, October 22, 1998, image of Brantley painting
Gozebekian, Leo.Feeding artistic souls”, The Boston Herald, October 23, 1998, image of Brantley
Temin, Christine.ARTcetera to take bids on bumper crop”, The Boston Globe, October 14, 1998; image of Brantley painting
Taylor, Christie.Auctioning art for AIDS”, The Tab, Boston, October 13, 1998; image of Brantley painting
Millis, Christoper.Beauty on the Block”, The Boston Phoenix, October 9, 1998; image of Brantley painting
Erblund, Peter.Art aids AIDS”, UPDATE AIDS Action Newsletter, Boston, Summer, 1998
McQuaid, Cate.Demand for art rises – so do gallery rents”, The Boston Globe, January 1, 1998
Millis, Christopher.Brantley’s classical work is both arresting, calm”, South End News, Boston, December 25, 1997; images of two Brantley paintings
--------------------Inner Darkness/Outer Light”, South End News, Boston, December 11, 1997; image only of Brantley painting
--------------------Inner Darkness/Outer Light”, The Boston Sunday Globe, December 7, 1997; image only
McQuaid, Cate.City Lights; Italian Grandeur”, The Boston Globe, December 4, 1997; image of Brantley painting
McQuaid, Cate.Grandeur: building on ideas of home”, The Boston Globe, October 15, 1997
Millis, Christopher.Incidental Grandeur”, artsMEDIA magazine, Boston, October, 1997; image of Brantley painting
Yoon-Jung Lee, Elyssa.BCA’s dedication to community pays off”, South End News, Boston, September 18, 1997
Millis, Christopher.BCA bucks trend with quirky show”, South End News, Boston, September 11, 1997
Meighan, Jamie.Powerful Introduction to the New Season of Visual Arts”, Where Boston magazine, September, 1997, image of Brantley painting
--------------------Into the Light”, South End News, Boston, August 28, 1997; image of Brantley painting
Meehan, Carole Anne.Incidental Grandeur” exhibition catalogue, Boston Center for the Arts, Fall, 1997; image of Brantley painting
--------------------Open to the Public”, Boston Sunday Globe, South Weekly, February 25, 1996; image of Brantley painting
--------------------Choices”, The Boston Phoenix, July 21, 1995; image of Brantley painting
Smith, Brian.Elements of Place”, ART St. Louis Magazine, MO, Fall, 1994
Porter, Jr., E.F.Galleries Helping Breathe Life Back Into Downtown”, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, MO, May 27, 1990; image of Brantley painting
Pollack, Sydell.Hickory Street Show Bright”, St. Louis Globe-Democrat, June 28, 1986; image of Brantley ptg.

Cable Television, Boston.Pennie Brantley interview, October, 1998

Interviewed for independent documentary film on Boston artists, November, 2010

Numerous exhibition catalogs

ART TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

2015Gallery Talks, Coming Home Exhibition, the Armory, Caruthersville, MO
2014Gallery Talk, McCoy Gallery, Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, Andover, MA
N.A.W.A. Panel Discussion on Women in the Arts, Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ
1997Gallery Talk for the public, Boston Center for the Arts
Gallery Talk for Danforth Museum of Art painting class, Boston Center for the Arts
1974-75Art Dept. Teaching Assistant/Philosophy Dept. Tutor, Penn Valley College, Kansas City, MO

PROFESSIONAL AND ART COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES (selected):

2014Panel Discussion, Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ, re art for historic 125th anniversary of N.A.W.A.
2012Director’s Advisory Board, future Museum of Realist Art, East Boston, MA
Artist Advisory Panel, future Museum of Realist Art, East Boston, MA
2007Elected to National Association of Women Artists, NYC
1997-98Acquisitions Administrator, ARTcetera ’98, AIDS Action Committee, Boston, MA
1998Juror, South Shore Art Center Annual Exhibition, Cohasset, MA
1997Professional panel member to evaluate studio applicants, Boston Center for the Arts
1997Juror, Brookline Art Society, Brookline, MA
1996-97Director of Exhibitions, Bromfield Art Gallery, Boston, MA
Additionally: organized special outreach programs such as poetry slam, artists’ gallery talks,
reading by MIT poet Elizabeth Goldring, coordinated first Friday gallery openings
1995-96Acquisitions Committee, ARTcetera ’96, AIDS Action Committee, Boston
1989Women’s Caucus for Art, St. Louis, Board of Directors
1980’sSt. Louis Artists’ Guild – Positions Held:
Board of Governors
Creator and Coordinator, “St. Louis Artists Today”, with curator from the St. Louis Art Museum
Curator, Janet Fish exhibit and lecture at St. Louis Art Museum
Art Section Executive Committee
Chair, Exhibition Coordinating / Programs/ Publicity/ Membership
Coordinator, Lecture and Studio Tour by Editor of American Artist Magazine
Centennial and Special Events
Docent, ARTRAIN
Juror, Soulard Mardi Gras Design Competition
Contemporary Art Society, St. Louis Art Museum, Programs
St. Louis Artists Coalition, Charter Member