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MFA in Painting, American University, Washington, DC


Summer study, Chautauqua School of Art, Chautauqua, NY


BA, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH



Fellowship of Friends: Print Survey, Mezzanine Gallery, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York


Pilgrims, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston


Look Around, Betty Cuningham Gallery, New York

Lands and Castles, Philip Slein Gallery, St. Louis, MO. Curated by Jim Schmidt


David Krut Projects, New York


Bulldog Skin, Zevitas Marcus Gallery, Los Angeles


Chuck Webster, Patrick De Brock Gallery, Knokke, Belgium

Woven with a Silent Motto, Marfa Contemporary, Marfa, TX

Woven with a Silent Motto, Oklahoma Contemporary Art Center, Oklahoma City, OK

Giampietro Gallery, New Haven, CT


BLESSING, Betty Cuningham Gallery, New York


Little Big Paintings, Philip Slein Gallery, St. Louis

Chuck Webster, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston

Paintings, ZieherSmith, New York


My Small Adventures, ZieherSmith, New York


It All Adds Up, ACME, Los Angeles

Recent Work, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston


Chuck Webster, FRED, London

Campfire, Galerie Jones, Cologne


O My Soul, ZieherSmith, New York


From A Friend, Helene Nyborg Contemporary, Copenhagan, Denmark

Devotional Pictures, Salander O'Reilly Galleries, New York

Messengers, OSP Gallery, Boston

Working Groups, Weston Art Gallery, Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati


Working Groups, ZieherSmith, New York


Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA

Hard Candy, ZieherSmith, New York


PLENTY, ZieherSmith, New York




Drawing Center Benefit Exhibition, The Drawing Center, New York

Dieu Donne Retrospective Exhibition, Curated by Jennifer Farrell, Metropolitan Musuem of Art. Dieu Donne Papermill, New York

Paper/Print: American Hand Papermaking, 1960s to Today, IPCNY, New York

The Art of Living, Curated by Rhys Lee, Arts Project Australia, Northcote, Australia

EddysRoom@GalleriThomassen, Sweden, Curated by Austin Eddy

Pat Berran Benefit Exhibition, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York

Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT

Local Editions:  Prints by New York Artists, Mezzanine Gallery, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York


Riot Act, Gangway NPT, Newport RI

Handpicked, Saatchi Gallery x Christie’s, London and New York

Lucky Draw, Sculpture Center, New York

Greetings From Milton, Milton Art Bank, Milton PA


Regrouping, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York

Victory Gardens, Planthouse, New York

ABC123, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston

Summerzcool, David Shelton Gallery, Houston

Exhibition of Work by Newly Elected Members and Recipients of Honors and Awards,

American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York

Exquisite Corpse, Planthouse, New York (collaboration with James Siena and B. Wurtz)

Annual Invitational Exhibition, The American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY

March of Innocents/Mantegna, two-person show with William Kentridge, David Krut Projects, New York


Printer’s Proof, 30 Years at Wingate Studio, Stone Gallery, BU, Boston MA

Community of Influence, Spencer Brownstone, New York


One Thousand and One Nights, Watermill Center, Water Mill, NY

Purple States, curated by Sam Gordon, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York

Painters Painters, Saatchi Gallery, London

Monsters - Superheroes - Flowers, Planthouse, New York

Age Of Small Things, Dodge Gallery, New York

Mandala: Locus Of Thought, Tibet House US, New York


Paint On, Paint Off, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, New York

Let's Get Physical, curated by Rick Briggs, Ventana244, Brooklyn, New York

Draw Gym, organized by Brian Belott, 247365 & Know More Games, New York

Woods, Lovely, Dark, and Deep, curated by John Zinsser, DC Moore Gallery, New York

Paper Goods, curated by Kara Rooney, Susan Eley Fine Art, New York

New Mysticism, curated by Adam G. Mignanelli, Ballast Projects at Spring/Break Art Show, New York

LOVE, curated by Stephen Truax, One River Gallery, Englewood, NJ


Habeas Corpus, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, New York

Craig Taylor & Chuck Webster, RISD Memorial Hall Gallery, Rhode Island School of

Design, Providence

Breadbox, ZieherSmith at the ICON, Nashville, TN

Abstract Summer, Philip Slein Gallery, St. Louis, MO

Casa De Empeño, Anonymous Gallery, Mexico City


Forrest Best 100 Years, Paintings by Forrest and his friends, Chris Martin, Andrew

Masullo & Chuck Webster, Kirk Hopper Fine Art, Dallas

bodybraingame, curated by Hudson, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago

BNA: Brooklyn to Nashville, ZieherSmith Pop-Up Gallery, Nashville, TN

Paper Variables, Dieu Donné, New York

Draw the Line, Allegra LaViola Gallery, New York

New Year, Storefront, Brooklyn, New York

Paper A-Z, Sue Scott Gallery, New York


Insider/Outsider, Portugal Arte 2010, Lisbon

Barnstormers, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York


Workspace Program, Dieu Donné, New York

CAVE PAINTINGS, organized by Bob Nickas, Gresham's Ghost, New York

Grand Reopening, ZieherSmith, New York

Color and Form: The Language of Abstraction, Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA

At Close Range, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York

Collaborations, ZieherSmith, New York


Pure Optic Ray, FRED, Leipzig

Narcissus, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA

Itʼs Gouache & Gouache Only, curated by Geoff Young, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York

Unnameable Things, curated by Clint Jukkala, Artspace, New Haven

BNA: Brooklyn to Nashville, ZieherSmith Pop-Up Gallery, Nashville, TN

Paper Variables, Dieu Donné, New York


New Drawings: Recent Accessions at the MFAH , Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Animated Painting, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego

Group Exhibition, Jones & Truebenbach Galerie, Cologne

Stuff: Art from the Collection of Burt Aaron, Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit

Block Party II, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles

Painting As Fact – Fact As Fiction, curated by Bob Nickas, de Pury & Luxembourg, Zurich

We Are Near, curated by Eddie Martinez, Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston

(The) Melvins at (The) Mandrake, curated by Bob Nickas, Mandrake Bar, Los Angeles


Aprés nous, le deluge, Francis Naumann, New York

The Difficult Shapes of Possible Images, co-organized by Douglas Melini, ZieherSmith,

New York

Salvage + Assemble: The Barnstormers, Space, Portland, ME


The Painted World, curated by Bob Nickas, P.S.1 Contemporary, New York

Exploding Plastic Inevitable, curated by Simon Watson and Craig Hensala of Scenic,

Bergdorf Goodman, New York


The Art of the Definite, curated by Helen Miranda Wilson, DC Moore, New York

Barnstormers Retrospective, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem,


Water, DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA

Visual Fellows Show, Hudson Walker Gallery, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA


Barnstormers: Billboards, H&M Gallery, New York


Contemporary Artist Center, North Adams, MA

Prints, Pixels, and Portals, CAC Gallery, North Adams, MA


The Barnstormers: No Condition is Permanent, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY


Superduper New York, Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn, NY



Victor M. Casady, “Artistic Collaboration Today” McFarland Books, 2018

Franklin Einspruch, “Gallery Reviews” DigBoston, May 10-17, 2018

Cate McQuaid, “The Ticket” The Boston Globe, April 27, 2018

“A Mural For A Cause”, May 19 2017

Kate McQuillen, “Chuck Webster: The Pilgrim” Southern Graphics Int. Newsletter, April 2017

John Yau, “Chuck Webster’s Breakthrough” Hyperallergic, Feb 18, 2017

BOMB Magazine “Painting Fast and Slow” Interview with Samuel Jablon

Brandy McDonnell, “New York artist Chuck Webster makes his mark at Oklahoma

Contemporary Arts Center”, The Oklahoman, March 2, 2014

John Brandenburg, “Chuck Webster highlights Oklahoma icons”, NewsOK,Feb 28, 2014

“Woven With A Silent Motto: Drawings 1977-2014”, Oklahoma Gazette, Feb. 20,2014

Blair Murphy, “An Interview with Chuck Webster on The Age of Small Things at Dodge

Gallery”,, February 19, 2014

Thomas Micchelli, "Points of Contact: Small Works, Giant Steps",,

February 8, 2014

Ken Johnson, "Art in Review: The Age of Small Things", The New York Times, February 7,2014

Will Heinrich, "'The Age of Small Things' at Dodge Gallery", New York Observer, February 5, 2014

Thomas Micchelli, "Painting, Perception, and the Emphatically Handmade",, December 14, 2013

"Reviews in Brief: Chuck Webster at ZieherSmith," Modern Painters, July/August 2012

Andrew M. Goldstein, "Artist To Watch: Chuck Webster,", July 2012

Roberta Smith, "Art in Review: Chuck Webster," The New York Times, May 25, 2012

John Yau, "Moving House: Chuck Webster at ZieherSmith,", May 13, 2012

Will Heinrich , "Gallerist NY Review: Minime-alism: Chuck Webster at ZieherSmith ," New

York Observer, May 1, 2012

Julie L. Belcove, "Working Practice: Chuck Webster", Introspective Magazine(, May 2012

"50 Under 50: The Annual Young Collectors List", Modern Painters, Summer 2011

Paul Polycarpou, (ed.), “Spotlight on ZieherSmith,” Nashville Arts Magazine, July 2011

Carol Diehl , "Exhibition Reviews ," Art in America , June/July 2011

Lance Esplund, “Rock Paper Sculpture: Chuck Webster,” The Wall Street Journal, March

5-6, 2011

John Yau, “Chuck Webster: My Small Adventures,” The Brooklyn Rail, March 5, 2011

Cate McQuaid, "The Lone Figure: Chuck Webster," The Boston Globe, April 7, 2010

Tim Kane, "'Color and Form' examines the impact of American abstract painting," The

Times Union, September 27, 2009

Bob Nickas, Painting Abstraction, Phaidon Books, 2009

David Humphrey, "Dumbstruck", essay for Unameable Things, Artspace, New Haven, 2008

Shane McAdams, "Chuck Webster," The Brooklyn Rail, December 2008

Craig Olson, "Chuck Webster," The Brooklyn Rail, October 2007

Jane Durell, "Chuck Webster," Art Papers, May/June 2007

Cate McQuaid, "Review: Chuck Webster," The Boston Globe, May 10, 2007

Brice Brown, "A Tale of Two Cities," The New York Sun, April 26, 2007

"Museumskunst a discretion," Finanz & Wirtschaft, April 25, 2007, image

R. Klanten, S. Ehmann, and N. Bourquin eds, Into the Nature of Creatures and Wilderness,

Die Gestalten, 2006

Ian Paige, "The Barnstormers Take On Space," The Phoenix, April 12, 2006

Jeff Bader, "The Barnstormers Storm Portland," The Bollard, April 12, 2006

Mario Naves, "Lost in Space," The New York Observer, February 6, 2006

Brian Sholis, "Critic's Pick: Chuck Webster,", January 2006

"Old Paper, New Ink," The New York Sun, January 11, 2006

Ken Johnson, "The Painted World," The New York Times, November 11, 2005

Mario Naves, "Webster's Candy Factory," The New York Observer, January 24, 2005

David Brown, "The Barnstormers' Pilgrimage Down South," Sculpture Magazine, January


Ken Johnson, "The Art of the Definite," The New York Times, December 17, 2004

Mario Naves, "Whale-Watcher," The New York Observer, August 4, 2003

Ken Johnson, "Chuck Webster: Plenty," The New York Times, July 4, 2003

Joey Garfield, "Barnstorm," Anthem Magazine, 2003

Larry Sell, New Art in Old Surroundings, Poughkeepsie Journal, 2002

"Barnstormers: At Binghamton," Relax Magazine, June 2002

Gina Bellafante, "Art Patrons Wanted," The New York Times, May 2001

"Guest Muralists: Experts in the Field," Just Paint 10, Published by Golden Artists Colors

Barbara Rose, exhibition catalog essay, Forced Proximity, Foundry Gallery, Washington

DC 1996.



Metropolitan Musuem of Art Mezzanine Gallery Print Edition Portfolio

Jungle Press Editons, lithography, etching and woodcut portfolio


Center For Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk CT.  Stone lithography, carborundum etching

Wingate Studio, 50 x 40” etching

Limited Edition, Dieu Donne in collaboration with Woodside Press

Jungle Press, Brooklyn NY


“Midway”  Collaboration with John Yau.  Hand-drawn pencil drawings with letterpress printed

poems,  published by Collectif Generation. Printed by Gervais Jaussaud.                                                


Planthouse, New York                   

Lower East Side Printshop, New York                                                                                                  


Arber and Sons Marfa, TX. Offset lithography and linocut

Wingate Studios Hinsdale, NH. Etchings printed by Peter Pettengill.                                          


The Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions at Rutgers University. New Brunswick, NJ.

Stone and plate lithography, silkscreen and woodcut with handmade paper stencil and paper pulp


"In My Beginning" Grenfell Press, New York. Relief, silkscreen and pochoir prints on vintage handmade

paper by Whatman, TH Saunders and Twinrocker. Printed by Brad Ewing      

"Houses" PS Marlow. lithographs on handmade 1954 Whatman paper. Printed by Phil Sanders


Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop. watercolor monotypes.


"Sea Quench" Grenfell Press, New York. Collaboration with John Yau, Published by Sienese Shredder

Editions.  Printed by Brad Ewing.



Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore

Beinecke Library, Yale University, New Haven

David Winton Bell Collection, Brown University, Providence

Dallas Museum of Art

Museum of Modern Art, New York

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Archives of the Rothko Chapel, Menil Collection, Houston

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Childrenʼs Hospital, OU Medical Center, Oklahoma City

Tang Teaching Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY

Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, Los Angeles

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Dieu Donne Papermill, New York




National Academy Affiliated Fellow, American Academy in Rome


Macdowell Colony, Peterborough, NH


Rosenthal Family Foundation Award, American Academy of Arts and Letters


Residency, Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, New York


Dieu Donné Workspace Program, New York

Fountainhead Residency, Miami

VCCA Residency, Amherst, Virginia


The Space Program of the Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, New York


Jentel Artist Residency, Banner, WY


Winter Fellowship, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA


Fellowship, Macdowell Colony, Peterborough, NH


Artist-in-Residence, The Contemporary Artist Center, North Adams, MA


Residency Fellowship, The Millay Colony, Austerlitz, NY


Miton and Sally Michel Avery Visual Arts Fellowship, Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY

Residency Fellowship, The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Sweet Briar, VA


Visiting Artist, Vermont Studio Center(2012, 2013, 2014, 2018)

Visiting Artist at Colleges and Universities including Sarah Lawrence, RISD, Brandeis University, Boston University, University of Richmond, Virginia Commonwealth University, The Webb School, Rutgers, Oberlin College, University of Hartford, the University of Georgia, Binghamton University, Columbia College Chicago, Tyler School of Art at Temple and many more(2010-present)

Visiting Artist in Rome at RISD Rome and UGA Cortona, Italy, 2018

Teaching Artist, Anderson Ranch Art Center.  2013, 2014.  Devised and taught two courses in deriving narrative from landscape and working from old master paintings to find new clues to ones’ own painting.

Adjunct Professor, Broome Community College(2002-2004)

Adjunct Professor, Long Island University(2014) 


“The Slint Show” This show pays tribute to a seminal and influential album, “Spiderland” and the band Slint, that reamains a touchstone for many artists.  It includes work from the ancient to the modern, as well as work made specifically for this show.

“The Age of Small Things” Dodge Gallery, January 2014.  This show featured small works by over 40 artists, including Philip Guston, Francis Picabia, Joseph Cornell, Richard Tuttle and Robert Gober. It received acclaim from the New York Times, Hyperallergic, The New York Observer and others.

“Community of Influence”, A show celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Vermont Studio Center.  It featured 83 artists from the over 600 people who have been visiting artists at the Vermont Studio Center, including Alice Neel, Wayne Thiebaud, Pat Passlof, Bill Jensen and Rueben Kadish. March 2015

“12 Inch”  One River Arts Center, Englewood, NJ. January 2015


The Barn Painting Project (1999-2003): With twenty other artists from New York and Japan, known collectively as the Barnstormers, painted a series of murals on old tobacco barns in rural North Carolina. The Barnstormers have been featured in several publications including The Fader, Elemental, Mass Appeal, Jane, and Flash Art, as well as NPR¹s Morning Edition in October 2001.

Subject of the documentary film "Chuck Makes a Woodcut," produced and directed by Joe Caterini and Michael Houston and featured at the Florida International Film Festival (2001), the Antimatter Festival (Vancouver, BC 2001), the West Coat Nomad Film Festival (2002), and the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (2003).