Cynthia Hawkins


SOLO EXHIBITIONS
 
2016    Cynthia Hawkins, New Work from the Butterfly House, Apartment One, Livingston Art  
               Center, Mount Morris, NY
2010    Signs of Civilization, Univerisdad de las Americas, Puebla, MX
2009    Clusters: Stellar and Earthly, Buffalo Science Museum, Atrium Gallery, Buffalo, NY
2008    Cynthia Hawkins: 1997 – 2007, Joy Gallery, Rochester, NY
2007    *Clusters, Walsh Gallery, Walsh Library, Seton Hall University, NJ
2004    *Clusters: Paintings and Drawings, Sharon Miller Gallery, Montclair, NJ
2004    *Clusters: Paintings and Drawings, Wilmer Jennings Gallery, NY, NY
2002    Cynthia Hawkins: New Work, Foxglove Gallery, Stroudsburg, PA
1997    Selected Works:  1990 - 1996, Queens College Art Center, Benjamin S. Rosenthal  
            Library, Queens College (CUNY), Flushing, NY
1996    Prints from VCCA Residency, The Shallow Gallery, Rockland Community College,
            Suffern, NY
1993    The Calling, Trinity Lutheran Church, New Milford, CT
1991    Meditations: Works on Paper, Essex Community College, Essex, MD
1989    New Works: The Currency of Meaning, Cinque Gallery, NY, NY
1986    Cynthia Hawkins, Frances Wolfson Art Center, Miami-Dade Community College, 
            Miami, FL      
1981    Cynthia Hawkins, Just Above Midtown/Downtown Gallery, New York, NY
1974    Drawings, Paul Klapper Library, Queens College, New York

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2014    Facing the Rising Sun, Wilmer Jennings Gallery, New York, NY
2013    From the Studio: Faculty Exhibition, Bertha V.B. Lederer Gallery, SUNY, Geneseo, NY
2013    Paper Works, Wilmer Jennings Gallery at Kenkeleba, New York, NY
2013    Women Enchanting the Muses, Clark Atlanta University Art Galleries, Atlanta, GA
2010    Selected Works on Paper, The Hungerford Urban Artists Building, Rochester, NY
2009    From the Studio: Faculty Exhibition, Bertha V.B. Lederer Gallery, SUNY, Geneseo, NY
2007    From the Studio: Faculty Exhibition, Bertha V.B. Lederer Gallery, SUNY, Geneseo, NY
            More Than A Book: Imagination, Tools, Creation, traveling exhibition: Experimental  
            Printmaking Institute, Lafayette College, MaryAnn Miller, curator
2006    Some Serious Business, NCC, Bethlehem, PA
            Artists Books from EPI, Skillman Library, Lafayette College, Easton, PA
            For Love and Peace of Mind, O.G.T., New York, NY
2001    A Life in Art, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
2000    Nine Chose Nine, Rockland Center for the Arts, West Nyack, NY
1999    InClement Weather, Rush Art Foundation, New York, NY
            Ellarslie Open, Trenton City Museum, Trenton, NJ
1997    The Aljira National 3, Aljira - A Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ
            Talk Back! The Community Responds to the Permanent Collection, Part lII, The Bronx 
               Museum of the Art, Bronx, NY
1997    Talk Back! The Community Responds to the Permanent Collection, Part II, The Bronx 
                Museum of the Art, Bronx, NY
1996    Art from the Colonies, The Rotunda of Rockland Community College Library, RCC, 
               Suffern, NY
            Faculty Art, College Art Gallery, The College at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY
            Two Person Exhibition, Hopper House, Nyack, NY, Community College, Suffern, NY
            A Black American Perspective, Northern Westchester Center for the Arts, Mt. Kisco,    
               NY 

GROUP EXHIBITION CON’T

1995    Faculty Exhibition, Northern Westchester Center for the Arts, Mt. Kisco, NY
            The Studio Museum in Harlem:  25 Years of African American Art, Modern Art      
               Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
            Black Pearls:  Treasures of African-American Women Artists, Cinque Gallery, N.Y., NY
            National Print and Drawing Exhibition and Competition, University of Notre Dame at  
                Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
             Art New York:  A Multicultural Perspective, Rotunda at Rockland Comm. College,   
                Suffern, NY 
1994    Building the Collection:  Recent Acquisitions and Selected Works from the Permanent 
               Collection, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY
            Works on Paper, Cynthia Hawkins and Maren Hassinger, Peg Alston Fine Art, NY, NY
            The Forman Gallery, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY
            African American Image, Nabisco Gallery, East Hanover, NJ
            The Art of Photography and Painting, The New City Library, New City, NY
1993    Artists Select, Artists Space, New York, NY
            Women of the Americas, Arts Alliance of Haverstraw, Haverstraw, NY
            The 25th Anniversary Exhibition:  Recent Acquisitions and Selected Works from The 
               Studio Museum in Harlem Collection, New York, NY
             An Artistic Presentation of Sensuality, The Stairway Gallery, New Milford, CT
             The Studio Museum in Harlem:  25 Years of African American Art, Paine-Webber 
                Gallery, NY
             Each Surface Hides a Story, New City Library, New City, NY
1992    Uncommon Ground, City Hall courtyard Galleries, Baltimore, MD
               Kromah Gallery, Baltimore, MD
1991    The Mystic Vision, Artscape '91, Decker Gallery, Baltimore, MD
             Spring 1991 Juried Exhibition, School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, MD
             Cynthia Hawkins and Page Fleming, Gallery at The Mechanic Theatre, Baltimore, MD
1990    From the Print Collection, Dome Gallery, New York, NY
            Black Women in the Arts 1990, Montclair State College, Montclair, NJ
            Manifestations and Influences, The Printmaking Workshop at The Harlem School for 
                the Arts, NY
1989    Desire, Aljira Gallery, Newark, NJ
            From the Studio:  Then and Now, PepsiCo Gallery, Purchase, NY
1988    From the Studio:  Artist in Residence 1987-1988, The Studio Museum in Harlem, 
               New York, NY
1987    Selections, Artists Space, New York, NY
1986    Small Scale Abstraction, Grace Borgenicht Gallery, New York, NY
            Progressions:  A Cultural Legacy, Women's Caucus on the Arts, Clocktower, NY, NY
1985    Carnival:  Ritual of Reversal, Kenkeleba Gallery, New York, NY
            Atlanta Life Insurance Company Exhibition and Competition, Atlanta, GA
1984    Paper, Clay and Steel, Jamie Szoke Gallery, New York, NY
            Collectors Exhibition, Mississippi Museum of Art, New York, NY
1984    Hawkins/Epstein/Romero, Jamie Szoke Gallery, New York, NY
            Four Views, Augusta Savage Gallery, University of Mass. at Amherst, Amherst, MA
1982    Atlanta Life Insurance Company Exhibition and Competition, Atlanta, GA
1980    Outlaw Aesthetics, Just Above Midtown/Downtown Gallery, New York, NY
             Three Episodes:  Afro-American Art, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY
1979    Remains, Emily Lowe Gallery, Hempstead, NY
1978    Summer Show:  It's a Crowd, Just Above Midtown, New York, NY
1973    Ten Women, Queens College Gallery, New York, NY


BIBLIOGRAPHY 
Printers Ink, News from the Experimental Printmaking Institute, Lafayette College,   
   Easton, PA 2010.
Who's Who of American Women 2008 -2009, Marquis Publishing, December 2007
Pocono Record, Weekend, Cynthia Hawkins, Selected Works, April 4, 2002 (Review,  
   Illustration)
Pike County Dispatch, Foxglove Gallery April Exhibit, Selected Works, April 4, 2002 (Review) 
Who’s Who of American Women 22nd Edition, 2000-2001, Marquis Publishing, December  
   2000
 In the Spirit of Martin: The Living legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Smithsonian  
    Inst./Verve Editions, April 2001(Catalog, Illustration)
Who's Who in America 2001, Marquis Publishing, December 2000
Who's Who of American Women 2000, Marquis Publishing, December 1999
Inclement Weather, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY  (Catalog)
New York Newsday, Outings, Cynthia Hawkins, Selected Works:  1990 - 1996, by Tina Morales, February 9, 1997 (Review, Illustration)
Who’s Who of American Women 1997- 1998, Marquis Publishing, December 1996
Gumbo Ya Ya:  Anthology of Contemporary African American Women Artists, Midmarch Arts    
   Press, NY 1996
The Studio Museum in Harlem:  25 Years of African American Art, Paine-Webber Galleries,  
   NY (Catalog)
Rockland Review, The Art of Leisure, Fournier and Hawkins to show at New City Library,
   January 6, 1994
Rockland Journal -News, Forgotten Treasures of African American Art, Nancy Cacioppo,   
   August 19, 1993
Arts Happenings, Art and the African American Experience featured this fall at RCC, Arts
    Council of Rockland, September 1993
The News-Times, An Exhibit for the Sensual Self, Fran Merkling, August 17, 1993
The Art of Black American Women:  Works of Twenty-Four Artists of the Twentieth Century,
   by Robert Henekes, McFarland, 1993 (Illustrations)
June 5, 1991, The Baltimore Sun, Spring 1991 Juried Exhibition, Baltimore, MD (Review)
The Regional Question, Spring Juried Exhibition, School 33 Art Center, essay by Curator Kellie Jones, Baltimore, MD (Catalog)
January 1990, Volume 9, No. 2, International Review of African American Art, article by
    Thelma Golden, Miami, FL (Article, Illustrations)
Black Women in the Arts 1990, Montclair State College, Newark, NJ (Catalog, Illustration,
   Video)
July 6, Art. New Jersey Star Ledger, Essex, NJ (Review)
January 1990, Home Magazine, American family portrait, New York, NY ( Illustration)
From the Studio:  Artist in Residence 1987-1988, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York,
    NY, essay by Grace Stanislaus (Catalog, Illustration) 1988
Selections, Artist Space, New York, NY essay by Kellie Jones, (Catalog, Illustration) 1987
Cynthia Hawkins, Frances Wolfson Art Center, Miami, FL, essay by Judith Wilson, (Catalog,
   Illustration) 1986
Progressions:  A Cultural Legacy, Clocktower, New York, NY (Catalog) 1986
The 5th Annual Atlanta Life Insurance Company Exhibition and Competition, Atlanta, GA
   (Illustration) 1985
Four Views, Augusta Savage Gallery, University of Mass. at Amherst, Amherst, MA. essay by
   Karen Koehler (Catalog, Illustration) 1984
July 20, New York Times, New York, by Vivian Raynor (Review) 1984
January 21, 1981 Picks of the Week, Village Voice, New York, NY (Review)
Remains, Emily Lowe Gallery, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY essay by Linda Bryant
  (Catalog) 1979

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE /VISITING ARTIST
AIR – The Butterfly House, Le Grange, GA (March 17-21, 2014)
AIR - Experimental Printmaking Institute, Lafayette College, Easton, PA, (Oct.2005-Aug.2006)
AIR - Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, (March 25 - April 4, 1996)
AIR - The Studio Museum in Harlem, NY, NY (Painting 1987-1988)
VA  - Round House Press, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY, January 1994 
VA  - Art in New York:  A Multicultural Perspective, Rockland Community College, SUNY,
        Suffern, NY, Spring 1995

AWARDS
Black Metropolis Research Consortium Fellowship, 2009
Rockland Community College Award for Artistic Excellence, 1996
The Herbert and Irene Wheeler Grant, 1995
Rockland Community College Award for Artistic Excellence, 1995, 1994
Patricia Roberts Harris Fellowship, United States Department of Education (Full Academic Fellowship) 1990-1992
Atlanta Life Insurance Company, Exhibition and Competition, Atlanta, GA (2nd place Mixed Media 1984)
Brooklyn Museum Art School Scholarship, Brooklyn, NY (Watercolor 1972)
Provincetown Workshop Scholarship, Provincetown, MA (Painting 1975)

SELECTED COLLECTIONS
PUBLIC
Experimental Printmaking Institution, Lafayette College, Easton, PA
Benjamin S. Rosenthal Library, CUNY, Queens College, New York, NY
Rockland Community College, SUNY
The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, NY
Kenkeleba Gallery, New York, NY
Trinity Lutheran Church, New Milford, CT
SUNY Geneseo, NY
Frances Wolfson Art Center, Miami-Dade Community College, Miami, FL
Department of State, Washington, DC
The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
The Printmaking Workshop, New York, NY

CORPORATE
Brown Management, Baltimore, MD
Chevron Corporation, CA
Atlanta Life Insurance Company, Atlanta, GA
Cameron and Colby, New York, NY
C.D. Walsh Associates, CT
Brooks Sausage Company, Kenosha, WI
The Habitat Co., Chicago
Brown Management

PRIVATE
Mr. R. Jarocki, NJ
The Cochran Collection (Mr. & Mrs. Wesley Cochrane, GA)
Ms. Judith Byrd, Chicago
Ms. R. Gallagher, NY, NY
Ms. P. Clark, Allendale, MI
Ms. J. Kaplan, Brooklyn, NY
Prof. D. Innanouci, NY
Prof. E. Harvey, Haverstraw, NY
Ms. Thelma Golden, NY
Ms. Shirley Rosenberg, San Mateo, CA
Ms. Cornelia McDonald, NY
Mr. Adam Kassolff, NY
Ms. Valerie Mercer, MI
Mr. Eric McKissick, Baltimore, MD
Ms. Peg Alston, NY
Dr. Betty Davis, NY




Updated June 2017