Public Collections and Archives:
Museum Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, Brazil.
National Museum of Women in the Arts Library, Washington, DC.
St. Vincent's Hospital Collection, NYC.
Museum of Modern Art, Photography Archives, for drawings in Sirius Studies by Thomas Roma, NYC.
The Brooklyn Museum Library, Brooklyn, NY.
The White House Curator's Archives, Washington, DC.
The Library of Congress, Washington, DC., Cindy Nemser, “Audrey Frank Anastasi”, catalog of paintings,
One and Two Person Exhibitions
2009 "BIRDS from the HAND," Minor Memorial Library, Roxbury, CT.
2007 "PRIMAVERA," solo exhibition, Con Edison Gallery , Brooklyn, NY.
2006 “SEEING THE FOREST THROUGH THE TREES,” Danny Simmons’ Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
2005 “A DARK SENSUALITY,” Barbara Ann Levy Gallery, Cherry Grove, Fire Island, NY. Curated by Buster Seccia.
2001 "PORTRAITS OF A NEIGHBORHOOD" Independence Community Foundation, Brooklyn, NY.
1999-00 "PERSONAL MYTHOLOGY," solo exhibition, La Guardia College, Long Island City, NY.
1999 "MONEY AND STAMPS- A QUESTION OF VALUES," Pearl Conard Gallery, Ohio State University, Mansfield, Ohio.
1998 "THREE FRIEZES," solo installation, LaGuardia College, Long Island City, NY.
1997 "CONCEALMENT," two person exhibition, 93 South Gallery, Nyack, NY.
"INSTALLATION OF PAINTINGS," solo exhibition, Barnes & Noble, NYC.
1996 "OPPOSITES ATTRACT," two person exhibition w/ Joseph Anastasi, La MaMa La Galleria, NYC.
1995 "PAINTINGS," solo exhibition, Barnes & Noble, NYC.
1994 "ART AND SOUL," solo exhibition, Gallery 10, Washington, DC.
1993 "RECENT WORKS," solo exhibition, La MaMa La Galleria, NYC.
Recent Selected Group Exhibitions and Projects :
2010 "HARNETT BIENNIAL of PRINTS," University of Richmond Museums, Richmond VA .
2010 "Wonderland," Paper City Galleries, Holyoke, MA.
"International Drawing & Printmaking Exhibition," Rogue Space, NYC.
"The Meaning of the Line," Broome Street Gallery, NYC.
2009 Galeria Gravura Brasileira, São Paulo, Brasil, São Paulo, Brasil.
Graphias's Casa da Gravura, São Paulo, Brazil
Espaço Atelier, São Paulo, Brazil
YOU ARE STANDING INTO DANGER, Gallery 414, Brooklyn, NY.
PORTRAITS of OBAMA, Urban River Arts, Brooklyn, NY.
THE PORTRAIT PAINTED and PERSONAL, Tabla Rasa Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
2008 THE HEART-CENTER of LIFE, Pfizer Inc. NYC.
“Brooklyn as a State of Mind," Clinton Hill Arts, Brooklyn, NY.
“IMAGES of COLOR” curated by Gregory Mink. Belleview Hospital, NYC.
2007 “LIBERTY”, St Francis College, Brooklyn, NY.
Artwork used in film: "Clear Blue Tuesday" NYC.
“Fish for the Sea,” Good Conscience Gallery, Southampton, NY.
“Life’s a Beach,” Lana Santorelli Gallery, Southampton, NY.
"Women's Work, Homage to Feminist Art," Tabla Rasa Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
“Moving Forward,” The Belski Museum of Art, Closter, NJ.
"The Ascension of the Daughter, the Sister and the Mother," Gallery Eleventen, Brooklyn, NY.
"BrooklyNature, St. Joseph's College, Brooklyn, NY.
2006 “CIRCUS SURREAL,” Reflect-arts & Micro Museum, Brooklyn, NY
“SALON” Artwork by Women of the hospital collection, curated by Gregory Mink. Belleview Hospital, NYC.
“Mermaid Exhibition Retrospective,” Coney Island Museum, Brooklyn, NY. Curated by Carrie Scozek.
“The Brooklyn Show,” Van der Plas Gallery, NYC.
“The Diligent Hand,” Gallery 64, Brooklyn, NY.
2005 "A BROOKLYN SAMPLER," Inaugural Celebration exhibition, Brooklyn Borough Hall, Brooklyn, NY
"A GATHERING of FRIENDS," Gallery 64, Brooklyn, NY.
“BROOKLYN KICKS ASS,” Gallery d3, Brooklyn, NY.
2004 “THE DRAWING SHOW,” Center Gallery, Old Church Cultural Center,, Demarest, NJ. Curated by John Rosis.
Clinton Hill Art Festival, Gallery D3, Brooklyn, NY.
“P.M.S. Painters, Musicians & Sculptors,” The Brooklyn College Art Gallery at the Brooklyn War Memorial, Brooklyn, NY.
“Women Artists Explore Biblical & Jewish Themes,” National Association of Women Artists, Fifth Avenue Gallery, NYC.
“Figurative Vision,” Manhattan Borough President’s Office, 1 Center Street, NYC.
2003 “Love, Hope, Sex and Dreams,” Superfine, Brooklyn, NY.
“THE BROOKLYN PAINTERS SHOW”, BWAC, Brooklyn, NY.
“OILS, SOILS, & ACRYLICS,” Seton Hall University Law School, Newark, NJ.
“BROOKLYN: OUTSIDE IN,” Brooklyn Borough Hall, Brooklyn, NY.
2002 “FREUDIAN CIRCUS,” The Brooklyn College Art Gallery at the Brooklyn War Memorial, Brooklyn, NY.
“THE ECCENTRIC ELEMENT,” Seton Hall University Law School, Newark, NJ.
“WATER,” Diesel Gallery, Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY.
“INAUGURAL EXHIBITION” for Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, Brooklyn, NY.
2001 flat files, Allan Sheppard Gallery, New York, NY.
"BLOOD AND GUTS"
2000-01 "ART & HOLIDAY GALA," Pringle Ward, NYC.
2000 "HALLELUJAH! 2000," Ceres Gallery, NYC.
"ARTHSMA 2000, Arts Against Asthma in the Bronx," IO & Adverse Possession Galleries, Bronx, NY.
"WHAT'S SO FUNNY ?," (traveling with Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA.)
National Association of Women Artists 111th Annual Exhibition, NYC.
1999-00 "GLOBAL PROJECT," First Night Festival, Greenport, NY.
1999 "APOCALYPSE," Williamsburgh Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY.
"ERASE HATE," Puffin Foundation, Teaneck New Jersey.
"QUERIES & QUANDRIES," Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey.
"TRANSFORMATIONS," Phoenix House Career Academy, Brooklyn, NY.
1998 "CREATURES," Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY.
"MIXED MEDEA," City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ. Curated by Nancy Egol Nikkal.
"BROOKLYN CREATED," Borough Hall, Brooklyn, NY.
"WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH SHOW," YWCA, Brooklyn, NY.
"WHAT'S SO FUNNY ?," Marsh Art Gallery, University of Richmond, VI.
"READING BETWEEN THE LINES," "Library" participation, The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
"SOHO 20 & FRIENDS," Soho 20 Gallery. NYC.
1997 "FAMILY PICTURES," Chapel Art Center, St. Anselm College, Manchester, NH.
"A SHOW OF HANDS," Lubbok, TX.
1996 "TEXAS NATIONAL 96," Stephen F.Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX.
"DAUGHTERS OF ZEUS," Eleftherias Park Art Center, Athens, Greece.
"BIRDS, BEASTS, BLOSSOMS AND BUGS," Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, Brooklyn, NY.
"MONSTER PRESS PRINTS," Contemporary Artists Center, North Adams, MA.
1995 "WORKS ON PAPER," Seventh Regiment Armory, Jeanne Frank, dealer, NYC.
"BROOKLYN VISION," Montauk Club, Brooklyn, NY.
"REFIGURING THE FIGURE," Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT.
"SMALL WORKS," Montclair State University, N.J.
Recent Bibliography (* Reviews)
Cover photo: Spoken Birch, Brooklyn Daily Eagle, February 12, 2010
"Naked Truth," On the Issues Magazine, Summer 2008. Published with article by Bernadette Barton.
“Tabla Rasa Gallery,“ Brooklyn Fine Art Magazine (BFA) premier Issue, Fall 2007. Published by Valentine New York.
“Free Will: The Last Gasp of the Unenlightened Mind,” Four images, Article by Jay Michaelson, Zeek: A Jewish Journal of Thought and Culture, July, 2007.
Cover photo "Psycho-drama Mama," Karen Zraick, 24/7 Brooklyn Courier, April 12, 2007.
Artword Digest Magazine, Seed Issue, 2007, images page 8 & page17.
“Good Art Hunting,” Smart Money Magazine, December 2004.
Pratt Folio feature article, Fall, 2004.
“The Solo Image in Contemporary Portraiture,” AM New York, issue 201, volume 002, Weekend Oct. 15-17,2004
Christy Goodman, “Painter Takes a Left-Handed Approach to Her Art, ", 24/7 Brooklyn Courier, April 19, 2004.
“Kingborough Focus”, interviewer Ollie Klapper,.Brooklyn Cable Access TV, Aired May 7,2004
“Everything Brooklyn,” Brooklyn Cable Access TV interview .
Nicole D. Davis. “ Women’s History Month Honored by Four Artists...” Brooklyn College Excelsior, February 25, 2002.
Margaret Daly, "Unmistakably Brooklyn," New York Times, June 3, 2001.
Elicia Brown, "Spiritual Journeys," interview, Jewish Week, December 2000.
*Body Positive magazine, cover and featured artist (paintings), New York, NY. March, 2000.
Guest Artist, New York & Company, Leonard Lopate, WNYC, National Public Radio, May 13, 1999.
Body Positive magazine, cover and featured artist (drawings), New York, NY. January, 1999.
*Dan Bischoff, "Art Show Takes Inspiration From The Ultimate Bad Mother," (Newark) Star-Ledger, July 31, 1998.
Arts Insight with Andrew Guidone, Cable Access Talk Show, July, 1998 Episode # 137.
Gayle DeWees, "Frieze Exhibit at LaG College," (New York) Daily News, Friday, January 9, 1998.
Dr. Katherine Hoffman, Family Pictures, Reconstructing The Family Album, Chapel Art Center, Manchester, NH., 1997.
Cindy Nemser, Audrey Frank Anastasi, catalog of paintings, ISBN 0-9650442-0-3.
*William Zimmer, "Wit in Force, Figures Talking to Each Other," New York Times, Conn. Section, Sunday, April, 1995.
Elana Frankel, Artist of the Month: Audrey Frank Anastasi," Brooklyn Woman, January, 1995.
*Norimitsu Onishi, "Still Lifes With Bulk Produce," The New York Times, Sunday, December 11, 1994.
2009 Audrey Hope Shirk Memorial Award for Figure Painting, National Association of Women Artists.
2008 Honoree Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC), Community Service Recognition.
2005 Proclamation from Brooklyn Boro Pres. Marty Markowitz for ”Tabla Rasa Art Gallery Welcomes the Artists of Project Diversity”
2004 Citation from Brooklyn Boro Pres. Marty Markowitz for leadership and service to BWAC
BWAC Recognition plaque of appreciation for service to Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition
2003 Proclamation from Brooklyn Boro Pres. Marty Markowitz for leadership and service to the arts, and for the community based art project, "PORTRAITS OF A NEIGHBORHOOD"
Sonia Brodsky Memorial Award presented by Creative Arts Therapy Committee of Brooklyn Mental Health Council for Contributions to the Humanities Through the Arts
1999 The Ernst and Cecile Holzinger Memorial Award.
1995 Juror Award, "REFIGURING THE FIGURE," Helen Cooper.
1994 Juror Award, "INTEGRATION, DISINTEGRATION, REINTEGRATION?," Janet Saleh Dickson.
1994 Juror Award,"13th ANN. METRO SHOW," City Without Walls Gallery. Hovey Brock, Janine Cirincione, Betti- Sue Hertz.
1993 The Merrill G. & Emita E. Hastings Foundation Curatorial Assistance Grant, 1993.
1989 Honorable Mention, "13th ANNUAL SMALL WORKS," 80 Washington Square East Galleries, NYU, Allan Frumkin.
1989 Exceptional Merit, "8th ANN. METRO SHOW," City Without Walls, Newark, NJ. Paul Bridgewater, Jacquie Littlejohn, Betsy Senior.
Education and Teaching Experience
2006 Shore Hill Senior Center, part-time art instructor
2005 Private art instruction, portfolio development
1993 Monoprint Workshop, Center for Contemporary Art, North Adams, Mass.
1985-94 Instructor, Parsons School of Design, NYC. Subjects taught: Anatomy for Artists, Portfolio Development.
MFA Pratt Institute, Full Tuition Academic Merit Scholarship, Teaching Assistant, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.
BFA University of Miami, Magna cum laude, Full Tuition Academic Merit Scholarship. Miami, Florida.
Community Projects and Affiliations
2008-present Executive committee member Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC)
2008 Advisory Board Brooklyn Artists Gym (BAG)
Brooklyn Public School 503 Workshop & Gallery visit
2007 Committee member Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC) fundraising event
Organized & hosted “PUMP IT UP” fundraiser “Paint-in” for Playpumps International.
2006 Committee member Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC) fundraising event
2005 Hosted Project Diversity, Brooklyn-wide art show sponsor Rush Philanthropic, conceived by Danny Simmons
2001-present Board member BAC (Brooklyn Arts Council)
1999-2004 President, BWAC (Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition)
2004 Leadership Circle, Micromuseum, Brooklyn, NY
2002-present Board member Dance Theatre Etc.
2003 Co-organizer and co-juror First “Spiirit of Brooklyn” Poster contest, Boro Hall, Brooklyn.
2002 Co-curator (w/ Laurie Cumbo of MoCADA, Museum of Contemporary African Diaspoirian Arts) of the
“Inaugural Exhibition” for Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz
Participant Center for an Urban Future sessions formulating report on Art, Cultural and Economic Development
2001 Painting demonstration, Bay Ridge Senior Center, Brooklyn, NY.
1999 Chairperson/Curator, "TRANSFORMATIONS," Phoenix House Career Academy (substance abuse
Rehabilitation facility) Brooklyn, NY.
1998-99 Vice President BWAC (Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition)
1998 Chairperson, BWAC PARK SLOPE STUDIO TOUR / Berkeley Carroll School Exhibition. Bklyn, NY.
1997 Chairperson, BWAC PARK SLOPE STUDIO TOUR / N.Y. Methodist Hospital Exhibition, Bklyn, NY.
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