Gillian Pederson-Krag grew up in New York City and attended classes at the Art Students‘ League. She studied painting at the Rhode Island School of Design after spending a year at the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence, Italy. In 1963, she received an MFA degree from Cornell University.
She has taught at Cornell, Dartmouth and at the summer program, Queens College. As a visiting critic, she has been to the Universities of Iowa, Indiana, Boston and Vassar College.
1963 M.F.A., Cornell University
1961 B.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design
Everson Museum, Syracuse, N.Y.
Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, N.Y.
Herbert F. Johnson, Museum of Art, Cornell U., N.Y.
Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, N.Y.
Mead Art Museum, Amherst, Mass.
H. de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Mass.
Jane Voorhees, Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers, U. New Brunswick, NJ
New York Public Library Print Collection
Library of Congress Print Collection
Lehman Brothers Kuhn Locb Collection, NYC
Achenbach Foundation for the Graphic Arts
Hecksher Museum, Huntington, NY
2012 College of William and Mary, VA
2005 Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (also in 1993)
1996 Hobart and William Smith Colleges
1991 Cornell U. (also 1989)
1981 Queens College, NY – Summer Program at Caumsett
2013 Ringling School of Art and Design
2009 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, PA (also 1999, 2004-08)
2001 Indiana University (also in 1982)
1999 Swarthmore College, PA
1994 Columbus School of Art and Design, OH
1982 University of Iowa
1976 Rhode Island School of Design, RI (also 1975, 1974)
2009 Pollock-Krasner Grant
2004 Gladys Cook Prize, 179th Annual Invitational National Academy of Art, NYC
1990 The Ingram Merrill Foundation
1981 Award of Excellence, Heckscher Museum, juried show
1972 Purchase Prize, Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, N.Y.
1970 Purchase Prize, Everson Museum, Syracuse, N.Y.
1965 Member’s Prize, Boston Arts Festival, Mass.
1965 Bunting Institute Fellowship, Radcliffe College, Cambridge, Mass.
1961-63 Cornell University Fellowship, Ithaca, N.Y.
2007 Ucross, WY
1995 Virginia Center, Sweetbriar, VA
1995 Hambidge Center, Rabun Gap, GA
1990 Millay Colony, Austerlitz, N.Y. (also 1980)
1970 Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Artist In Residence
2012 College of William and Mary, VA
2003 Hollins University, Roanoke, VA
2001 Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H.
Exhibitions: Solo Shows
2013 Etching Show, Windsor Art Gallery., N.Y.
2010 Southern Vermont Arts Center, Vermont
2007 Bloomer Creek Gallery, Hector, N.Y.
2005 Dartmouth University, Hanover, N.H.
2005 Johnson Museum, Ithaca N.Y.
1999 Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA. (1994, 1991)
1989 Hood Museum, Dartmouth College, N.H.
1984 Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1979 Munson-Williams-Proctor Inst., School of Art Gallery, Utica, N.Y.
1976 List Art Center, Kirkland College, Hamilton, N.Y.
1977 Shoemaker Galleries, Juniata College, Huntingdon, PA
1968 White Art Museum, Cornell U., Ithaca N.Y.
Exhibitions: Group Shows
2009 Dartmouth Invitational Print Exhibition, N.H.
2005 Sharon Art Center, Peterborough, N.H. “Three Generations of Figurative Painting”
2004 National Academy, 179th Annual Invitational Exhibition of American Art
2003 Suffolk Community College Gallery, Brentwood NY, Three Person Show
2002 Invitational Show, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts “Imaginative Affinities”
2002 Invitational Group Show, Delaware College of Art and Design “Visibly Told”
2000 Suffolk Community College, Brentwood, N.Y
1999 Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, Ok, “Green Woods and Crystal Water”: Landscape Tradition since 1950
1998 Boyden Gallery, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, MD, “Embodied Fictions”
1997 Hackett Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, Ca. “Tenth Anniversary Exhibition
1996 American Academy of Arts and Letters, N.Y.C. (also 1973) Annual Invitational
1995 Contemporary Realist Gallery, S.F., Ca. “Nothing Overlooked: Women Paint Still Life”
1994 Cline Fine Art Gallery, Santa Fe, N.M. “American Realism and Figurative Painting”
1993 Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, N.M. “Still Life 1963-1993”
1989 Contemporary Realist Gallery, S.F., CA. “Five Women Realists”
1985 Artist’s Choice Museum, N.Y.C. (Curated by Jack Beal) “The Figure In The Landscape”
1984 Allen Priebe Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisc. “Modern Masters of Classical Realism”
1982 National Academy of Design, N.Y.C. “157th Annual Invitational Exhibition”
1981 Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA. “Contemporary American Realism Since 1960”
1981 Heckscher Museum, Huntington, N.Y. Juried Annual Show
1980 Tatistcheff and Co., N.Y.C.
1978 Johnson Art Museum, Ithaca, N.Y., Three Person show
1974 American Academy of Arts and Letters, Annual Invitation