GARY ORLINSKY

 

86 SHUTESBURY ROAD

LEVERETT, MASSACHUSETTS  01054

413.549.5889

gorlinsky@verizon.net

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Selected Public Art, Commissions, and Installations

Gathering, Sculpture at The Mount, Edith Wharton House, Lenox, MA 2014

Finalist, University of Rochester, NY, River Campus Public Art Competition, 2013 Double Arch, Ossining Bicentennial Sculpture Exhibition, Ossining, New York 2013 Proscenium in Green, Sculpture at The Mount, Edith Wharton House, Lenox, MA 2013 Gathering Art in the Park, Worcester MA 2013

Proscenium, Constellation Center, Cambridge MA 2012 Elevated, Evanston Art Center, Evanston IL 2011

Music of the Spheres Art in the Park, Worcester MA 2011

Borrowed Light and Double Pin, Hancock Shaker Village, Lee, MA 2010 Slate Gateway, Art in the Park, Worcester Massachusetts 2010

Sanctuary Sculpture Now, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, 2009 Couch stART Festival, Worcester, Massachusetts, 2009 Excavation Vermont Carving Studio, W. Rutland Vermont. 2008 Doorway Art in Public Places, Lenox, Massachusetts, 2008 Reclamation Arsenal Arts Center, Watertown, MA 2007

Windows Project, Boston Children’s Museum, Boston, Massachusetts, 2007 Rock, Paper, Knife Riverculture, Turners Falls, Massachusetts 2006

Pitchers and Catchers Report Art of the Game Exhibition, Pittsfield, MA 2006 The Power of Place Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA, June to October, 2005 Sculpture in the Public Arena Sculpture Now, Great Barrington, MA 2005 Artifacts Barrows Rotunda Gallery, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 2004

River Sculpture Sculpture Now, Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, Massachusetts 2004

Rolling to the Lake”, President’s Garden, Chautauqua Institute, Chautauqua, New York, Summer 2003

Bus Stop Art, Springfield Museum of Fine Art, Springfield MA, 2003

Spirits of the Trees Forest Hills Cemetery, Boston, Massachusetts, Summer 2002

Art in the Hills Potash Hills Arts Center, Cummington, Massachusetts, Summer 2001 Portal Environmental Arts, Fuller Museum of Art, Brocton, MA, Fall 2001

History Benches Leverett Elementary School, Leverett, MA 2001-2002 Gateway Berkshire Botanical Museum Sculpture Now, Summer 2000

Millennial Sun Dial Leverett Elementary School, Leverett Massachusetts, June 2000

Thatched Gateway Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood Stockbridge, MA 1999

Dont Tread on Me Museum Wharf, Boston Childrens Museum, Fort Point Channel, 1998 Roebling Between the Bridges, Brooklyn, New York, August-October, 1998

Site Lines Environmental Arts, Fuller Museum, Brocton, MA, July to October, 1998 Tuttle’s Harvest Common Ground: Art and Nature, Acton Arboretum, Acton, Ma. 1997

Putt-Modernism, The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY 1996

Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood, Stockbridge, Ma. 1995

 

Other Selected Exhibitions

2014        Readymades@100, American University Art Museum

2011         (Two Person) A.P.E. Gallery, Northampton, MA

2009         (Solo) Northampton Center for the Arts, Northampton, MA

2007         Amherst Books/University Gallery, Amherst

     Open Square, Holyoke, Massachusetts

2005         Watkins Gallery/Denig Landscape Design, Northampton and Lenox, Massachusetts

2004         (Solo) Oresman Gallery, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts

   Watkins Gallery/Denig Landscape Design, (Two Person) Lenox, Massachusetts

     The Naoussa Gallery, Tyringham, Massachusetts

2003         Faculty Exhibition, Chautauqua Institute, Chautauqua, New York

2002         Faculty Exhibition, Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusett

2001         Faculty Exhibition, American University Program in Corciano, Italy

1999         (Solo) NACUL Center for Architecture Amherst, Massachusetts

(Solo) Garden Structures, Blue Meadow Farm, Montague, MA

1998         Collected Papers, Saratoga Springs Art Center, Saratoga Springs, NY

1996         Compositions/Collaborations: Art & Music, Saratoga Springs, NY

1995         Spring Invitational, Rice Gallery, Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, NY

1994         (Solo) In/formations Schick Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

1993         Natural Choice (Two Person), Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY

 1992         Mohawk Hudson Regional, Schenectady Museum, Schenectady,

1991         Albany Biennial, Albany Institute of History and Art, NY Rice Gallery,        

Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany, NY

1991-96 Faculty Exhibits, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

1989         Clay/Mixed Media, Warwick Museum, Warwick, RI Figurative Perspectives, Zone Art Center, Springfield, MA

1987         NJ State Grant Recipients, Sclar Gallery, Morristown, NJ

1986         (Solo) Arts Council of Princeton, Princeton, NJ

New Talent, Princeton Gallery of Fine Art, Princeton, NJ

 

1985         (Solo) Simons Rock/Bard College, Great Barrington, MA Pick of the Garden State, Lee Sclar Gallery, Morristown, NJ American Clay Artists, History Museum, Philadelphia, PA

1985         Ellarslie Open IV, Trenton City Museum, Trenton, NJ

Four More Years, De Saint Amund Gallery, New York, NY Alternating Currents, Arts Council, Princeton, NJ

1984         American Politics, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

Academic Appointments

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS,  AMHERST Commonwealth Honors College 2010-present ASSUMPTION COLLEGE, WORCESTER, MA Lecturer, Art Department 2000-present HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE, AMHERST, MA Visiting Assistant Professor 2001, 2003, 2010-present CHAUTAUQUA INSTITUTE, CHAUTAUQUA, NY Sculpture Instructor, School of Fine Arts 2003

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY (Wash. D.C.) Program in CORCIANO, ITALY Visiting Professor 2001

SKIDMORE COLLEGE, SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY Instructor, Art Department 1991-97

HOLYOKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Holyoke, MA, Instructor, Art Department, 1987-89; 1998

 

Education

MFA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts Graduate Studies, University of Illinois, Art Department, Urbana BA, University of Illinois, Psychology, Urbana, Illinois

 

Selected Community Outreach, Workshops, Residencies

Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts  · Workshop 2008

Conway Grammar School, Conway, Massachusetts  · Artist in Residence 2007

Sculpture Now Great Barrington, Massachusetts · Art in Public Spaces 2004-2010

After School Arts Shelburne Falls Massachusetts · Workshop 2002

Worcester Museum Of Art Worcester, Massachusetts  · Workshop 2000

 

Grants and Awards

Artists Resource Trust, Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, 2001-2002

Leverett Cultural Council, “History Benches”; Courtyard Sculpture, Leverett, MA 2001

Leverett Cultural Council, for Sun Dial Project, Leverett Elementary School, MA 2000

Saratoga County Program for the Arts, Saratoga Springs, New York, Art & Composing 1995

Fellowship Recipient, New Jersey State Council on the Arts, 1986-1987

Papers Presented

Nature Culture Sculpture Landscape Studies Program, Smith College, December 2003 "Reclamation Art: Healing the Wounds," Springfield Museum Art, Springfield, Ma. 2000 "Art in the Ecozoic Era," University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, April 1997 "Contemporary Sculpture: Methods/Motivations" Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY, 1994

"Three-dimensional Design as a Study in the Structure and Processes of Nature," CAA Conference, 1992

published in FATE in Review, vol. 15, (1993).