New York, b.1951

William Carroll

William Carroll was born in the Bronx, raised on Long Island, got his BFA from Pratt Institute, and spent the 70's in San Francisco. He has worked in the New York art world for over thirty years: at the Dia Art Foundation, The Brooklyn Museum, Charles Cowles Gallery, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, Nancy Graves Foundation and is presently the Director of the EFA Studio Program on 39th Street in Manhattan. He has organized numerous exhibitions; most recently Silhouette at EFA 20 I 20 Gallery in 2013. Carroll teaches a course for MFA students at Pratt Institute titled Art World & Professionalism, and has lectured at the New York Foundation for the Arts, New York University, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bard College, School of Visual Arts, and F.I.T.

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Biography

William Carroll was born in the Bronx, raised on Long Island, got his BFA from Pratt Institute, and spent the 70's in San Francisco. He has worked in the New York art world for over thirty years: at the Dia Art Foundation, The Brooklyn Museum, Charles Cowles Gallery, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, Nancy Graves Foundation and is presently the Director of the EFA Studio Program on 39th Street in Manhattan. He has organized numerous exhibitions; most recently Silhouette at EFA 20 I 20 Gallery in 2013. Carroll teaches a course for MFA students at Pratt Institute titled Art World & Professionalism, and has lectured at the New York Foundation for the Arts, New York University, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bard College, School of Visual Arts, and F.I.T.

Artworks

12

RED 61, 2018

Related Categories

21st Century Art / American Art / Architecture / Art of the 2010s / Contemporary American Art / Drawing / Faux Naïf / Less is More / Monochrome Colors / New York / Nightscape / Painting / Panel / Primary Colors / Restrained Expression / Simplicity / Spontaneity / Spray Paint / Spray Paint on Panel / United States / Urban Landscape

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • 2007

    Master of Fine Arts, C.U.N.Y., Queens College, Flushing, NY (As class president organized visiting artist program with JanineAntoni, Nicole Eisenman, Roni Horn, Jon Kessler, Glenn Ligon and Elizabeth Peyton

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Skyline, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2015

    Manhattan, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2012

    City Silhouettes, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY

Group Exhibitions

  • 2017

    New Gallery/New Work, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York

  • 2012

    Urban/Suburban, Islip Art Museum, Long Island, NY

  • 2010

    Summer Group," Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY

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Education

  • 2007

    Master of Fine Arts, C.U.N.Y., Queens College, Flushing, NY (As class president organized visiting artist program with JanineAntoni, Nicole Eisenman, Roni Horn, Jon Kessler, Glenn Ligon and Elizabeth Peyton

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Skyline, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2015

    Manhattan, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2012

    City Silhouettes, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2010

    Walking New York, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY

  • New York Journal, 5,4,7 Arts Center, Greensburg, KS

  • 2008

    William Carroll: NYC, Kauffman Gallery, Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA

  • 2007

    NYC Paintings on Paper, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York , NY

Group Exhibitions

  • 2017

    New Gallery/New Work, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York

  • 2012

    Urban/Suburban, Islip Art Museum, Long Island, NY

  • 2010

    Summer Group," Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2009

    Parsons Pink Slips, George Adams Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2008

    Urban Landscapes, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY

  • Obsessive Methods of Expression, Sara Blumberg Fine Art, New York , NY

  • 2007

    CAA New York MFA Exhibition, Hunter College Times Square Gallery, New York , NY

Projects

  • 2008

    Curating, Parsons MFA Thesis Show, The Kitchen, New York, NY

  • 2007

    Curating, "Melissa Meyer: Large Paintings and Related Works on Paper," List Gallery, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA, travelled to the Selby Gallery, Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL, catalogue with essay by Robert Storr

  • 2005

    Curating, "Monochrome Image," Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY, Co-curated with Ms. Harris

  • 2004

    Curating, "Night New York," Elizabeth Harris gallery, New York, NY, Co-curated with Ms. Harris

  • 2003

    Curating, "Night New York," Elizabeth Harris gallery, New York, NY, Co-curated with Ms. Harris

  • 2002

    Curating, "Curious Terrain," ElizabethHarris Gallery, New York, NY, Co-curated with Ms. Harris

  • 2001

    Curating, "Hidden Identity," Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY, Co-curated with Ms. Harris

  • 2000

    Curating, "Tattoo Mike," Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY, travelled to Farleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ

  • Curating, "Luscious," Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY, Co-curated with Ms. Harris

Achievement

  • 2010

    PRESENT Director of EFA Studio Program,The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY

  • 2007

    (2007 - 2010) Program Consultant and Grants Administrator, Nancy Graves Foundation, New York, NY

Lectures/Talks

  • 2011

    "Boot Camp for Artists", New York Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY

  • CAA Panel: "Making a Living as an Artist, With or Without a Gallery", New York, NY

  • Lecture: "Finding a Commercial Gallery", New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

  • Panel: "Navigating the Art World", New York Studio School, New York, NY

  • Consultant re: "Mobile App for Artists Project", NYC College of Technology, Brooklyn, NY

  • 2010

    Muse Fuse Lecture Series, NURTUREart, Brooklyn, NY

  • Lecture on Professional Practice to MFA students, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

  • 2008

    Presentation re: self work and discussion of MFA professional practice courses, Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, Meriden, CT

  • "Connections," and "Investing in Your Art," Summer Program Seminars, F.I.T., New York, NY

  • Interview with Professor Sharon Louden and BFA seniors re: the galleries and oher commercial aspects of the art world, Parsons the New School for Design, New York, NY

  • 2004

    Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, Career Networking Day

  • 2003

    "Approaching New York Galleries", Westchester Arts Council, White Plains, NY

  • Lecture to undergraduates: "Career in The Visual Arts", Pratt Instittue, Brooklyn, NY

  • 2002

    Lecture to undergraduates: "Career In the Visual Arts", St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN

  • 2000

    Lecture to undergraduates, "Career in the Visual Arts", Parsons School of Design, New York, NY

  • Lecture re: "Tattoo Mike," exhibition, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ

Bibliography

  • 2015

    Mendelson, Winter, "Artist Spotlight: Bill Carroll," Posture Magazine

  • 2013

    ed. Louden, Sharon: Intellect Books, Living and Sustaining a Creative Life: Essays by 40 Working Artists, Conclusion interview with Louden and Ed Winkleman

  • 2011

    City Journal, Cover image for summer issue.

  • 2010

    Golden, Deven " Victor Pesce and William Carroll at the Elizabeth Harris Gallery", Artcritical.com, February 4

  • Halasz, Piri, From the Mayor's Doorstep, January, p 10

  • 2008

    Landi, Ann, "Urban Landscapes," ARTnews, September

  • Mullarkey, Maureen, "Testing the Urban Topography," The New York Sun, June 18

  • Fyfe, Joe, "William Carroll at Elizabeth Harris," Art in America, March

  • 2007

    Pape, Sky, " Chelsea Gallery Crawl," Artists Unite, December