CV

Born in Gainesville, FL; lives in Brooklyn, NY
                     
EDUCATION:
2012  New York Studio School, MFA
2009  Amherst College, BA
2008  Worcester College, Oxford

AWARDS/FELLOWSHIPS:
2017               
Jentel Foundation, Wyoming
2016
               
The Edward F. Albee Foundation, Montauk, NY
2015               
NYFA Fellowship in Painting
Royal Drawing School Fellowship, Dumfries House, Ayrshire, Scotland
Residency Fellowship, The BAU Institute at the Camargo Foundation, Cassis, France
Purchase Award, American Academy of Arts and Letters
2012               
Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, Woodstock, NY
2010               
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2015               
Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, New York, NY
2014               
Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, New York, NY
2013               
Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, New York, NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
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
106 Green Presents: Somewhere (curated by Ridley Howard), 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
Fred Reichman and Eleanor Ray, the Landing, Los Angeles
If Only Bella Abzug Were Here, Marc Straus, New York, NY
genius loci, Rothschild Fine Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
2015               
Feast of Planes (curated by John Lee), Andrews Gallery, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
The Thing Itself (curated by John Yau), The Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster, NJ
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
Dooroomwindow, 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


BIBLIOGRAPHY:
Noah Dillon, Review: Landscapes Into Art, Modern Painters, March 2017
John Yau, Why Give a Name to It?Hyperallergic, December 2016
Leah Ollman, Review: Painters Fred Reichman and Eleanor Ray, attuned to the humble beauty of the everyday, Los Angeles Times, May 2016
John Yau, Two Independent Spirits: Fred Reichman and Eleanor Ray, April 2016 (exhibition catalog)
Gwendolyn Zabicki, A Conversation with Eleanor Ray, FIGURE/GROUND, April 2016
John Yau, For the Love of Paint, Hyperallergic, December 2015
David Yezzi, Eleanor Ray at Steven Harvey, The New Criterion, December 2015
Xico Greenwald, Grand Tourists, The New York Sun, December 2015
David Cohen,  Artcritical Pick: Eleanor Ray at Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, artcritical, November 2015
Nora Griffin, Eleanor Ray: Specific Spaces, November 2015 (exhibition catalog)
Feelings: Soft Art, Skira Rizzoli, New York, NY, November 2015
Ra Heeduk (나희덕), To Her. Yekyong Press, Seoul, 2015 (poetry book)
Sam McKinniss, Beyond the Pale, October 2014 (exhibition catalog)
Leslie Kerby, BRIC Biennial, Volume 1: Downtown Edition, September 2014 (exhibition catalog)
John Goodrich, The Power of Tiny Paintings, Hyperallergic, April 2014
Xico Greenwald, Serious Schooling, The New York Sun, March 2014
Jerry Saltz, The 10 Best Art Shows of the Year, New York Magazine, December 2013
Jed Perl, Richard Diebenkorn and the Problems of Modern Painting, The New Republic, September 2013
Aubrey Levinthal, Sunday Pick: Eleanor Ray, April 2013

RELATED PROJECTS:
WRITING
Ad Reinhardt: Blue Paintings, Brooklyn Rail, October 2017
Matt Phillips and Travis Fairclough at Ortega y Gasset Projects, exhibition catalog, January 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
Elena Sisto at Lori Bookstein, This Recording, May 2013
CURATING
Image Makers, co-organized with Avital Burg, NOVELLA, New York, NY, 2014

VISITING ARTIST/LECTURES/PANELS:
University of Tulsa, 2017
ANU School of Art & Design, Canberra, Australia, 2017
Marywood University, Scranton, PA, 2016
Amherst College, Amherst, MA, 2013 and 2016
Mount Gretna School of Art, Mount Gretna, PA, 2015