ELLEN EAGLE

Born 1953, New York, NY

Education: California College of the Arts, BFA in Drawing, With Distinction, San Francisco, CA
National Academy of Fine Arts, New York, NY
Art Students League of New York, NY
Primary Teacher: Harvey Dinnerstein

Solo Exhibitions:

2010 Ellen Eagle, Portraits in Pastel, Tomasulo Gallery, Union County College, Cranford, NJ
2004 Ellen Eagle: Portraits in Pastels, Concordia Gallery, Bronxville, NY
2003 Pastels, Lyme Academy, Old Lyme, CT
2002 Ellen Eagle: Pastels, Forum Gallery, New York

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2017 A Landmark Exhibition: An Alliance of Artists and Patrons on 57th Street, Art Students League: The Phyllis Harriman Mason Gallery, New York, NY
Sight Unseen, Abend Gallery, Denver, CO
FORUM GALLERY CELEBRATES 55 YEARS OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
2015 Pastel Society of America 43rd Annual: Enduring Brilliance; National Arts Club Grand Gallery, New York, NY
2014 Wives, Daughters and Lovers, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
2013-14 Women Painting Women: A Room of One’s Own,
Haynes Galleries, Nashville, TN
Women Painting Women: Revolution, Principle Gallery, Alexandria, Virginia
Self Portraits from the Jackye and Curtis Finch,Jr. Collection, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR
2013 Singular Vision, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
W.O.P, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
Delicacy and Precision: Two-Person Exhibition of Kang L. Chung and Ellen Eagle, Lingnan Museum of Fine Arts, Guangzhou, China
Singular Vision, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
2012 Perception of Self, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
Five Decades: Art and Artists of Forum Gallery 1962-2012, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
2011-12 Contemporary Vision of Delicacy and Precision:
Ellen Eagle & Kang L. Chung, Lingnan Museum of
Fine Art, Dongguan, CHINA
2011 2011 Instructors Exhibition, The Art Students League of New York, New York, NY
2010 Inspiring Figures: Celebrating Women in American
Figurative Art, The Butler Institute of American Art,
Youngstown, OH. Organized by the Portrait Society of
America.
2009 A Figural Presence, Chapel Art Center at Saint Anselm
College, Manchester, NH
Summer Selections, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
Windows on 57th Street, The Art Students League of
New York, NY
2008 Direct Encounters: The Essence of Portraiture,
Forum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The Fine Art of Drawing: Modern & Contemporary
Works On Paper, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
Collector’s Show, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock,
AR
Instructor’s Exhibit, Art Students League of New
York, NY
2007 The Fine Art of Drawing: Modern & Contemporary
Works on Paper, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
About Face, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long
Beach, CA
2007 Instructor’s Exhibition, the Art Student’s
League of New York, New York, NY
Body and Soul: Exploration to Expression, Osilas
Gallery, Concordia College, Bronxville, NY
The Figure In Pastel, Butler Institute of American Art,
Youngstown, OH
2006 2006 Collector’s Show & Sale, Little Rock, AR
Highlights From the Permanent Collection, 2 Year
Traveling Exhibition; The Art Students League
of New York, NY
Why The Nude? Contemporary Approaches, The Art
Students League of New York, NY
Faculty Exhibition, The Art Students League of New
York, NY
2005 Faculty Exhibition; The Art Students League of New
York, NY
2005 Collector’s Show, Arkansas Art Center, Little
Rock, AR
About Faces: Portraits Past and Present, Staten
Island Museum, NY
Enduring Roles and Realism: Building on the Murray Collection, Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science and Art, Scranton, PA
Faculty Exhibition, National Academy School of Fine Art, New York, NY
2005-04 2004 Collector’s Show, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR
2004 Masters and Mavericks, Seraphin Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Winter with Color and Light, Glen Ridge Women’s
Club, Glen Ridge, NJ
91st Annual Exhibition, Allied Artists of America,
Inc., The National Arts Club, New York, NY
2003 Contemporary Art from a Figurative Perspective,
Laguna College of Art and Design, Laguna
Beach, CA
Contemporary Works on Paper, Forum Gallery, New
York, NY
2002 Subtext: Realism Plus, Juried curator series
Exhibition, National Pastel Society of America, New York, NY
The Perception of Appearance: A Decade of Contemporary American Figure Drawing, The
Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Mid-Year Exhibition, Butler Institute if American Art,
Youngstown, OH
2001 Exhibition of Works by Grant Winners, Cork Gallery,
Lincoln Center, New York, NY
2000 175th Annual Exhibition, National Academy of
Design, New York, NY
Face to Face: Contemporary Portraits, Concordia
Gallery, Bronxville, NY
Looking at Contemporary Art from a Figurative
Perspective, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT
Drawings by 20th Century and Contemporary
Masters, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
1999 86th Annual Juried Exhibition, Allied Artists of
America, New York, NY
30/30 Juried Exhibition, The Art Students League,
New York, NY
New Jersey Fine Arts Annual Juried Exhibition, New
Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
National Arts Club Exhibition, New York, NY
Four Figure Painters Exhibition, Gallery of South
Orange, NJ
1998 85th Annual Juried, Exhibition Allied Artists of
America, New York, NY
56th Annual Juried Exhibition, Audubon Artists, New
York, NY
173rd Annual Exhibition, National Academy of
Design, New York, NY
1997 84th Annual Juried Exhibition, Allied Artists of
America, New York, NY
1996 100th Annual Juried Exhibition, Catherine Lorillard
Wolfe Art Club, New York, NY
1995 99th Annual Juried Exhibition, Catherine Lorillard
Wolfe Art Club, New York, NY
82nd Annual Juried Exhibition, Allied Artists of
America, New York, NY
Annual Juried Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New
York, NY

Honors and Awards:

2017 Recipient: The Pastel Journal Award at Pastel Society of America 45th Annual
2015 Recipient: The Pastel Journal Award at Pastel Society of America 43rd Annual: Enduring Brilliance
2007 Recipient: Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant
Recipient: Dodge Foundation Fellowship Award for
Residency at the Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2005 Author: Composing A Life,” Linea: The Journal of the Art Students League of New York, Winter 2005 Issue
Faculty: Art Students League, New York, NY
Faculty: National Academy School of Fine Arts, New York, NY
2004 Panelist: Figure Painting in the 21st Century, Snug
Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY
Instructor: Self-Portraiture Workshop, Communities In Schools, Newark, NJ
Author: “Elegant Unrest,” Linea: The Journal of the Art Students League of New York, Summer 2004 issue
Juror of Selection: Pastel Division, 2004 Audubon Artists
Annual Exhibition, New York, NY
Instructor: Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, Old Lyme, CT, Summer 2004
Recipient: Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant
Recipient: Edward R. Mooney Traveling Scholarship
Recipient: Phyllis Mason Grant & Scholarship
1999 Recipient: Dr. Clifford Wheeler Mills Award, Allied Artist Exhibition
1998 Recipient: Audubon Artists 56th Annual Juried Exhibition, Art Students League Award
Recipient: Allied Artists Award, Allied Artist Exhibition
1997 Recipient: John Young Hunter Memorial Award, Allied Artist Exhibition
1995 Recipient: John Young Hunter Memorial Award, Allied Artist Exhibition
Recipient: Samagundi Club Annual Juried Exhibition, Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Award
Bibliography: Eagle, Ellen, Pastel Painting Atelier: Essential Lessons in Techniques, Practices and Materials, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York, NY, 2013.
Perricelli, Lynne Moss. “The Empathetic Portrait,” American Artist Magazine, December 2004
Zimmer, William. Review (Portraits in Pastel,
Concordia Gallery), New York Times, Oct. 10,
2004
DeBonis, Loraine. “Ellen Eagle, The Figure in its Endless Variety is the Subject of an Artist’s Intense Gaze,” The Pastel Journal, June 2006

Collections: Art Students League, New York, NY
Jackye and Curtis Finch, Jr. Collection at the Arkansas Art Center
Numerous private and corporate collections