PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

 
 

      Professional History

BORN


1951                Asheville, North Carolina



EDUCATION


1973                Yale University, New Haven, CT, Bachelor of Arts

1975                Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA and Rome, Italy, Masters of Fine Art



SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2015                Stone Roberts: Street Scenes, Still Lifes, and Figures, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT

2014                Stone Roberts, Hirschl & Adler Modern, New York, NY

2012                Stone Roberts: New York City Paintings, Museum of the City of New York,

                             New York, NY

2009                Three Recent Paintings, Leigh Morse Fine Art, New York, NY

2009                Recent Paintings and Works on Paper, Leigh Morse Fine Art, New York, NY

2007/08           Home Is Where One Starts: The Paintings and Drawings of Stone Roberts, Asheville Art Museum, Asheville,                                     NC

2006                Stone Roberts, The Room, Stonington, CT

2004                Stone Roberts: Eight Paintings, Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, NY

1998                Stone Roberts: Recent Paintings, Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, NY

1993                Stone Roberts: Recent Paintings, Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, NY

1989                Recent Paintings, Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York, NY

                        Centennial Exhibition, Walker Art Center, Woodberry Forest School,    

                             Woodberry Forest, VA

1986                Recent Paintings, Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York, NY



SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016-17           Truth & Vision: 21st Century Realism, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE

2016                Behind the Easel: The Unique Voices of 20 Contemporary Representational Painters, Somerville Manning Gallery,                               Greenville, DE

2015                Home is Where the Art Is, Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, NY

2013                Duets: Art in Conversation, Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, NY

2012                Summer Selections, Hirschl & Adler Modern, New York, NY

2010                Limners to Facebook: Portraiture from the 19th to the 21st Century, Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC

2009                Looking Forward: New Works and New Directions for the Permanent Collection, Asheville Art Museum, Asheville,                               NC

2008                The Figure: American Realists 1980-2008, The Kalamazoo Museum of Art, Kalamazoo, MI

2007                Flowers, Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, New York, NY

                        Portraits, Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, New York, NY

2006                Living Painters, Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, New York, NY

                        The Figure in American Painting and Drawing 1985-2005. Ogunquit Museum of American Art. Ogunquit, ME.

2005                Lives/Still Lives, Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, New York, NY 

2004                Art and Remembrance: Celebrating the Life of Marilyn Schneider Ruthenburg, Evansville Museum of Arts, History                                and Science, Evansville, IN

2000                Art in America: 2000.  2000-2001, Slovic Republic          

1999                Self Images, Galerie Simonne Stern, New Orleans, LA

                         Western North Carolina Collects, Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC

1998                Still Sixteen, Still Life, Galerie Simonne Stern, New Orleans, LA

1996                Private Worlds: 200 Years of American Still Life Painting, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO

1994                Flowers, Babcock Galleries, New York, NY

                        The Figure, Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, New York, NY

1991                Contemporary Still Life Painting, Coe Kerr Gallery, New York, NY

                        Exquisite Paintings, Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL              

                        New Horizons in American Realism, The Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI

                        American Narrative Painting and Sculpture: The 1980's (From the Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art),                              Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY

1989                Centennial Exhibition, Walker Art Center, Woodberry Forest School, Woodberry Forest, VA

1988                A New Generation of the 1980's: American Painters and Sculptors, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York,                               NY

                        Works on Paper, Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York

1987                A Just Temper Between Propensities, New Still Life and Landscape Paintings, Bayly Art Museum, University of                                    Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

1986                N.Y.C.: New York, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE

1985                Contemporary American Still Life, One Penn Plaza, New York, NY

1984                Recent American Still Life Painting, Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York, NY



PUBLIC COLLECTIONS


Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC

Sydney and Walda Besthoff

Biltmore Estate, Asheville, NC

Mrs. Robert Carroll

Mr. and Mrs. Willam Cecil

Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, NY

Evansville Museum of Arts and Sciences, Evansville, IN

Jerald Dillon Fessenden

Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI

Ms. Barbara Goldsmith

Mrs. Paul Gottlieb

Mr. and Mrs. Graham Gund

Mr. and Mrs. Arie L. Kopelman

Alex S. Jones

William Louis-Dreyfus

Mr. and Mrs. James C. Marlas

J.D. McClatchy and Chip Kidd

Mr. and Mrs. Richard L. Menschel

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Mrs. Stephen Paine

Mr. and Mrs. W.J.W.J. van Roijen

Mrs. Julius Rosenwald II

Mark Singer

Carl Spielvogel and Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel

Bruce Springsteen and Patti Scialfa

Stephens Inc., Little Rock, Arkansas

Woodberry Forest School, Woodberry Forest, VA

Wellington Management Company, Boston, MA

Mr. and Mrs. Frederick D. Wolfe



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“Stone Roberts: New York City Paintings,” Lost, Found, and Remembered (September 16, 2012).

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Burlingham, Michael J. “Stone Roberts: Intriguing Narratives.” American Artist (Winter

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Berman, Anne E. “The New Old School.” Traditional Home (September 2007): pp. 126-133.

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