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Penny Oliphant
Biography
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1970 Helped to establish the New School Workshop, an accredited high school for independent studies.
1972 Attended The Portland School of Art on scholarship.
1973 Graduated from New School Workshop.
1973-75 Attended The Art Institute of Boston.
1980 Started and maintains her studio in Maine.
1994 Accepted for inclusion on the Maine Juried Artists Registry.
1999 Re-accepted for the same Registry in June.

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2011 Penny Oliphant: Road Signs, Photographs and Artwork, Boothbay Harbor Memorial Libray
September

2003 Summer in Central Maine: Recent Works by Penny Oliphant, Bangor, November

2002 Spring Training, Recent Paintings & Photographs by Penny Oliphant, Railroad Square Cinema Gallery Waterville, Maine, May

1997 Vintage Theatres by Penny Oliphant, Railroad Square Gallery, Waterville, Maine, January

1995 Automotive Artworks by Penny Oliphant, Owls Head Transportation Museum, Rockland, Maine, September through November

          Recent Works by Penny Oliphant, Thomas College Art Gallery, Waterville, Maine, March

1994 Life on the Road by Penny Oliphant, Panoply Gallery, Waterville, Maine, May

1993 Recent Paintings of Penny Oliphant, Show of Hands Gallery, Kennebunkport, Maine, December

          Works by Penny Oliphant, Gorges Grant Hotel, Ogunquit, Maine, June

1990 Recent Paintings by Penny Oliphant, Department of Environmental Protection, Augusta, Maine, July

1989
Road Scenes by Penny Oliphant, Railroad Square Gallery, Waterville, Maine, March

1988 Recent Works by Penny Oliphant, The Harlow Gallery, Hallowell, Maine, August

1985 Recent Works by Penny Oliphant, The Last Unicorn, Waterville, Maine, September

1984 Recent Works by Penny Oliphant, The Harlow Gallery, Hallowell, Maine, August

          Street Life by Penny Oliphant, The Nickelodeon, Portland, Maine, February

1983 Recent Works by Penny Oliphant, The Last Unicorn, Waterville, Maine, July

1981 Night Series by Penny Oliphant, Thomas College Art Gallery, Waterville, Maine, September

          Recent Works by Penny Oliphant, The Last Unicorn, Waterville, Maine, April

1980 Night and Day by Penny Oliphant, The University of Maine, Augusta, Maine, August

          Coast to Coast by Penny Oliphant, The Open Space Gallery, Bangor, Maine, May

TWO / THREE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

1997 Vintage Cars: Wendy Lewis and Penny Oliphant. Davidson and Daughters Contemporary Art, Portland, Maine (Oliphant sold out - over 20 paintings), August

1987 Inland - Off Shore with Allen Bray, Eric Hopkins and Penny Oliphant. Juried Exhibition, Art for America Gallery, Newcastle, Maine, June

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2011 Summer Exhibition, Boothbay Art Foundation Gallery, June through September

           21st  Annual Open Juried Art Show,
Waterville, Maine, April

2010   Art in Maine Juried Exhibition,
Boothbay Art Gallery, October

            Figurative Expo. International Show, Infinity Art Gallery,
Oct.1 - Nov. 15

            Artist Gallery Exhibition of Artists of Distinction, Stillpoint Art Gallery
Jan. 2010 - Dec. 2010

            20th Annual Open Juried Art Show, Blue Marble Gallery, First in Show

2009 Dwellings, Still Point Art Gallery, Artist of Distinction Award, Brunswick, Maine, June 22-August 30
          
           19th Annual Open Juried Art Show, Blue Marble Gallery, Harry Faust Memorial Award 
           Rusted Plymouth,
March 31 - April 25

2007 Millions Taken Daily Exhibition, University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor, Maine,
          July–October

2006 Maine Discovery Museum: Hold Everything Exhibition,
Bangor, Maine September
         
          Invitational Exhibition,
Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset, Maine, July

2004 Maine Discovery Museum: Looking Good Exhibition, Bangor, Maine, September - November

          Summer Juried Exhibition, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset, Maine, June

          Gallery Artists Show, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset, Maine, June

2003 Capitol to the Mountain Counties, Exhibition, State House Capitol, Augusta, Maine, February -  April

          Maine Discovery Museum: Sitting Pretty Exhibition, Bangor, Maine, September - November

2002 Honor Roll of Juried Shows Invitational Exhibition, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset, Maine, October

          Gallery Artists, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset, Maine, July

          Summer Juried Exhibition, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset, Maine, June

2001 Maine Women in the Visual Arts, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, Maine, Nov., Dec.

          New Paintings by Gallery Artists, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset, Maine, July

2000 New Paintings, Member Show, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset, Maine, August

          Juried Show, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset, Maine, July

1999 Summer in Maine, Juried Exihibition, Working Art Gallery, Belfast, Maine, August

          Members Show, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset, Maine, August

           Juried Exhibition, Chocolate Church Art Gallery, Bath, Maine, August

           Revolutionary Art, Juried Exhibition, Artworks Together, Belfast, Maine, July

          Juried Exhibition, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset, Maine, July

           Blues, Juried Exhibition, Artworks Together, Belfast, Maine, June

          Juried Exhibition, Artworks Together, Belfast, Maine, May

1998 Members Show, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset, Maine, August

          Contemporary Art, Davidson and Daughters, Portland, Maine, July

1997 Members Show, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset, Maine, Sept.

          No England, No Amerstam, too, Juried Exhibition, Real Art Ways Gallery, Hartford, CT, June

1996 Juried Exhibition, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscassett, Maine, July

1995 Gallery Artists, Lakes Gallery, South Casco, Maine, Summer

1994 Gallery Artists, Lakes Gallery, South Casco, Maine, Summer

1993 Gallery Artists, Lakes Gallery, South Casco, Maine, Summer

1992 Juried Exhibition, The Art Gallery at Six Deering Street, Portland, Maine, September

          Members Show, Danforth Gallery, Portland, Maine, August

          Members Show, The Harlow Gallery, Hallowell, Maine, July

1991 Thomas Moser Showroom, Portland, Maine, July

          University of New England, Biddeford, Maine, February

1990 Maine Artists: The Next Generation Show, Sumner Museum, Washington DC, June

1989 Juried Exhibition, Maine Coast Artists, Rockport, Maine, August

          Juried Exhibition, Chocolate Church Art Gallery, Bath, Maine, July

1988 Maine Central Institute, Pittsfield, Maine, August

1986 Members Show, The Harlow Gallery, Hallowell, Maine, June

          Members Show, Juried Exhibition, Art for America Gallery, Newcastle, Maine, June

1983 Members Show, Juried Exhibition, Art for America Gallery, Newcastle, Maine, June

          Members Show, The Harlow Gallery, Hallowell, Maine, June

1982 Spectra II, Juried Exhibition, University of Maine, Orono, Maine, September

          Juried Exhibition, Chosen Works Gallery, Bangor, Maine, February

          Members Show, Juried Exhibition, Art for America Gallery, Newcastle, Maine, June

          Members Show, The Harlow Gallery, Hallowell, Maine, June

1981 Members Show, The Harlow Gallery, Hallowell, Maine, June

          Spectra I, Westbrook College: Juried Exhibition, Portland, Maine, May

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

          Maine's Percent for Art Program
          Owl's Head Transportation Museum
          People's Heritage Bank
        

 
 


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