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Ariel Higgins

2015-2016     Portrait commissions

2012-2015     studied  advanced techniques in drawing, anatomy and perspective with Michael Grimaldi

2000 - 2012     Portrait commissions for private clients

Group Exhibitions

2014   Michael Grimaldi's Florence Workshop Group Exhibition: The Art Students League of NY

           Figure Drawing Exhibition; Spring Street Studio, NY

2007  McDowell Grant Recipients Exhibition; Phyllis Mason Gallery, The Art Students League of     

           New York

2005   Y.O.H. Gallery, Yonkers, NY

2004   Focus on the figure; Edward Hopper Museum, Nyack, NY

           National Drawing Exhibition: Wiford&Vogt Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM

           Invitational Drawing Exhibition; Spring Street Studio, NY

           Annual Painting Exhibition; Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, Mystic, CT

2002   American Artist Professional League, New York, NY

           Audubon Artist, New York, NY

2001   Audubon Artist, New York, NY

           Five Artist From New York; Public Library, Wilton, Connecticut 

2000   Bowery Gallery, New York, NY

           Audubon Artist, New York, NY

           Realism Today; John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1999   Drawings; Spring Street Studio, New York, NY

           41 Union Square Open Studios, New York, N.Y.

1998   Artist-Paint-Artist; five woman show; Madeline Powers Gallery, University of 

           Pennsylvania,    

1997   Catherine Lorillard Wolf, NY

           Audubon Artist, NY

           American Artist Professional League, NY

1996   Salmagundi Club, Non member Exhibition, NY

           Allied Artist, New York, NY

           Audubon Artist, New York, NY

           Contemporary Realism; More Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

           41 Union Square Open Studios, New York, NY

1995   41 Union Square Open Studios, New York, NY

Awards / Grants

2005 Edward G. McDowell Travel Grant, NY

2002 Raymond Chow Memorial Award for Realism: Audubon Artist, New York, NY

1996 Len G.Everette Memorial Award for Realism: Audubon Artist, Federal Hall, NY 

 1993 Anne & F. Lee Stacey Foundation Grant, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

        Reginald Marsh Scholarship, The Art Students League of New York

 Education

2012-2015 Advanced Drawing Technique, Anatomy and Perspective with Michael Grimaldi

2000 Painting Technique: Nelson Shanks

1989-1995 The Art Students League of New York :Ronald Sherr, Harvey Dinnerstein, Gregg Kreutz, Michael Burban, Gustav Rehburger

Publications

       “Higgins a Portrait of Perseverance” Bronxville Review Press Reporter, January2004       

       "Realism Today" American Artist Magazine, October 2000