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Brooklyn, NY
                     
EDUCATION
2012  New York Studio School, MFA
2009  Amherst College, BA
2008  Worcester College, Oxford

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2019
Nicelle Beauchene Gallery, New York, NY 
2018
Howard's, Athens, GA
2017
Works from the Louis-Dreyfus Family Collection, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK
2015               
Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, New York, NY
2014               
Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, New York, NY

TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2016
Fred Reichman and Eleanor Ray, The Landing, Los Angeles, CA
2013               
Julian Bell and Eleanor Ray, Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, New York, NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019
Go Figure! (curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody), Eric Firestone, East Hampton, NY
The Natural, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY
The Views, Fisher Parrish, New York, NY 
2018
Invincible Summer (curated by Felix Rothstein and Tom Anholt), Galerie Mikael Andersen, Copenhagen, Denmark
The Case Against Reality, Marinaro Gallery, New York, NY
A Half Note Familiar, C for Courtside, Knoxville, TN
Line and Verse (curated by Ridley Howard), Andréhn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm, Sweden
2017               
Contemporary On-Site, Douglas Degges, Mariah Dekkenga, Ann Pibal, Eleanor Ray and Nancy Shaver, Curated by the Fuel and Lumber Company, Atlanta Contemporary, Atlanta, GA
Talk to Me in Your Language, Lamart Offspace, Antwerp, Belgium
Frame Work (curated by Lauren Whearty), Ortega y Gasset Projects, Brooklyn, NY
106 Green Presents: Somewhere, Atlanta Contemporary, Atlanta, GA
For WLD: works from the William Louis-Dreyfus Foundation, Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, New York, NY
2016               
Outside In, Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, New York, NY
Landscapes Into Art, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD 
Cold Summer (curated by Peter Shear), The Provincial, Kaleva, MI
106 Green Presents, Brennan & Griffin, New York, NY
If Only Bella Abzug Were Here, Marc Straus, New York, NY
2015               
Feast of Planes (curated by John Lee), Andrews Gallery, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
Not in One Day, Rothschild Fine Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
Exhibition of Work by Newly Elected Members and Recipients of Honors and Awards, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
2014               
Beyond the Pale (curated by Sam McKinniss), Interstate Projects, Brooklyn
BRIC Biennial: Volume I, Downtown Edition, BRIC House, Brooklyn, NY
Cool and Dark (organized by Gwendolyn Zabicki), Comfort Station, Chicago, IL
Between Matter and Experience, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2013               
On the Horizon (curated by Kellyann Monaghan), Adelphi University, Garden City, NY
Door/room/window, Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, New York, NY
I-Hsuen Chen, Ryan Sarah Murphy, Eleanor Ray (curated by Leslie Kerby), 308 at 156 Project Artspace, New York, NY
2012               
A.I.R. Gallery's 10th Biennial (curated by Ingrid Schaffner), A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
MFA Thesis Exhibition, New York Studio School, New York, NY

AWARDS/RESIDENCIES/FELLOWSHIPS
2019
Montello Foundation, Montello, Nevada
Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY
2018
Offshore Residency, Greece
Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts, Wyoming
2017
Ucross Foundation, Wyoming              
Jentel Foundation, Wyoming
2016
               
The Edward F. Albee Foundation, Montauk, NY
2015               
NYFA Fellowship in Painting
Royal Drawing School Fellowship, Dumfries House, Ayrshire, Scotland
The BAU Institute at the Camargo Foundation, Cassis, France
Purchase Award, American Academy of Arts and Letters
2012               
Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, Woodstock, NY

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2019
Shane Tolbert, West by Southwest: Considering Landscape in Contemporary Art, The Magazine, May 24
Kyle Chayka, Eleanor Ray's Minimalist Memories, The Paris Review, February 7
Andrew L. Shea, Eleanor Ray at Nicelle Beauchene Gallery, The New Criterion, January 23
Mira Dayal, Critics' Picks: Eleanor Ray at Nicelle Beauchene, Artforum, January 18
Johanna Fateman, Eleanor Ray -- Goings On About Town, The New Yorker, January 18
John Yau, Eleanor Ray's Sacred Spaces, Hyperallergic, January 13
2018
Madeline Bates, Charles Harlan, Eleanor Ray, and Ree Morton in Athens, GA, Burnaway, September 14
2017
Noah Dillon, Review: Landscapes Into Art, Modern Painters, March 
2016
John Yau, Why Give a Name to It?Hyperallergic, December 18
Leah Ollman, Review: Painters Fred Reichman and Eleanor Ray, attuned to the humble beauty of the everyday, Los Angeles Times, May 31
John Yau, Two Independent Spirits: Fred Reichman and Eleanor Ray, April (exhibition catalog)
Gwendolyn Zabicki, A Conversation with Eleanor Ray, FIGURE/GROUND, April 
2015
John Yau, For the Love of Paint, Hyperallergic, December 20
David Yezzi, Eleanor Ray at Steven Harvey, The New Criterion, December
Xico Greenwald, Grand Tourists, The New York Sun, December 14
David Cohen,  Artcritical Pick: Eleanor Ray at Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, artcritical, November
Nora Griffin, Eleanor Ray: Specific Spaces, November (exhibition catalog)
Feelings: Soft Art, Skira Rizzoli, New York, NY, November 3
Ra Heeduk (나희덕), To Her. Yekyong Press, Seoul (poetry book)
2014
Sam McKinniss, Beyond the Pale, October (exhibition catalog)
Leslie Kerby, BRIC Biennial, Volume 1: Downtown Edition, September (exhibition catalog)
John Goodrich, The Power of Tiny Paintings, Hyperallergic, April 16
Xico Greenwald, Serious Schooling, The New York Sun, March 28
2013
Jerry Saltz, The 10 Best Art Shows of the Year, New York Magazine, December 8
Jed Perl, Richard Diebenkorn and the Problems of Modern Painting, The New Republic, September 7
Aubrey Levinthal, Sunday Pick: Eleanor Ray, April 2013

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

RELATED PROJECTS
WRITING
Ad Reinhardt: Blue Paintings, Brooklyn Rail, October 2017
For WLD, Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, exhibition catalog, January 2017
Stanley Lewis, NYSS exhibition catalog, October 2016
Mernet Larsen at James Cohan, Brooklyn Rail, March 2016
John Zurier at Peter Blum, Brooklyn Rail, March 2015
Temporary Equilibrium (on Morandi, Guston), This Recording, November 2013
CURATING
Image Makers, co-organized with Avital Burg, NOVELLA, New York, NY, 2014

VISITING ARTIST/LECTURES/PANELS
Critical Dialogues Lecture Series, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA, 2019
Visiting Artist, University of Tulsa, 2017
Visiting Artist, ANU School of Art & Design, Canberra, Australia, 2017
Distinguished Visiting Artist Lecture Series, Marywood University, Scranton, PA, 2016
Amherst College, Amherst, MA, 2013 and 2016
Visiting critic and lecturer, Mount Gretna School of Art, Mount Gretna, PA, 2015