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Grier Horner
grier@mac.com
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
413-442-1879

Grier Horner
grier@mac.com
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
413-442-1879

Resume

I started painting when I turned 60. For the last 15 years, since retiring as the associate editor of The Berkshire Eagle, it’s been a full time love affair with paint.

MASS MoCA

AN EXCHANGE WITH SOL LEWITT

Jan. 23 – March 31,  2011. Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA. A group show in which my entry is a sculpture of Sol LeWitt with glasses.

Solo Shows

FIREBOMBING
2010, Bard College at Simon’s Rock, Great Barrington, Massachusetts

JEANNE D’ARC
2009, ZEITGEIST GALLERY, PITTSFIELD MASSACHUSETTS

DRESDEN
2009, Inaugural show, Berkshire Community College’s new downtown gallery, Pittsfield , Massachusetts

SCARLET LETTER WALL
2007, Welles Gallery of the Lenox Library, Lenox, MA. The wall, 6’x31′ feet, was composed of 104 paintings. The show was supported by the Sue A. and Robert H. Gersky Foundation. As part of the show Juliane Hiam Scribner, in conjunction with Grier Horner, staged an evening of drama, song and art called A is for Adultery. It was held Aug. 5 before a full house and raised more than $1,000 for the library.

SIBERIAN EXPRESS
2005, Papyri Books North Adams, Mass.

GUNRUNNER
2004, Berkshire Community College, Pittsfield, Mass.

GRIER HORNER
2004, Papyri Books, North Adams, Mass.

GRIER HORNER
2002, Hanna Gallery, Stockbridge, Mass.

FACE IT
2002, Flatiron Gallery, North Adams, Mass.

LAURA & HANNAH,
Larger than Life
2001, Worcester Polytechnic Institution, Worcester, Mass.

MEMORY AND DESIRE
2000, Flatiron Gallery, North Adams, Mass.

Collaborative Show

DRAWN TOGETHER
Grier Horner, Betsy Dovydenas and Linda Baker Cimini, March 14 – May 27, 2005, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Mass.

Group Shows

ARBOREAL
June 7 to July 9, 2006, Lichtenstein Center, Pittsfield, Mass.

HEARTS & FLOWERS
Valentine’s Day, 2006. Still up. Artists’ Showcase, Pittsfield, Mass.

SENIOR ELEMENT
June 14 – July 10, Contemporary Artists Center, North Adams, Mass.

NEWBURYPORT ART ASSOCIATION REGIONAL
June 9 – July 8, 2001, Newburyport, Mass.

BLUE
Cambridge Art Association, January 14 – February 6, 2000, Cambridge, Mass.

CONTEMPORARY REALISM III
1998, Philadelphia, PA

NATIONAL COMPETITION
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 1998 Provincetown, Mass.

WORKS ON PAPER
Berkshire Art Association, 1997, Pittsfield, Mass.

Bibliography

WORCESTER MAGAZINE
September 19, 2001, “Laura and Hannah, Larger than Life / The Portraits of Grier Horner,” by Leon Nigrosh.

THE PAPER
February 2001, “Urgent Art,” By David and Mary Verzi.

ART NEW ENGLAND
April – May, 2000, Review of Cambridge Art Association show, by Jamie Farrell Other Cover Painting, 2001, “The Land of Cockaigne,” poems by Ed Ochester, Story Line Press