Biography


Ginnie Gardiner is a New York artist who has shown in numerous solo and group exhibits for over 40 years. Gardiner graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1974. From 1978 to 2005 she lived in a Chelsea loft in New York City. In 2005 she relocated upstate to Catskill, New York after purchasing a Federal era building located in the historic Village of Catskill. Here, Ginnie has continued her practice of creating equivalent color palettes from her collage and montage studies for translation into the medium of oil paint. Gardiner is widely known for her practice of creating collages that serve as studies for her paintings. In 1997 Gardiner curated a collage group exhibition titled The Re-Associated Image, at Flanders Contemporary Art in Minneapolis, MN. Her collages and collage-based paintings have been shown in many exhibitions at Pavel Zoubok Gallery, including, And I Quote, 1998, Talking with Tiepolo, Solo Exhibition, 2000, Collage, Signs and Surfaces, 2005, The New Collage, 2006, Daughters of the Revolution: Women & Collage, 2009 and In Translation: Austin, Deem, Gardiner, 2010. In 2018 she had a solo exhibition at the Woodstock Artists Association & Museum titled The Color Prophesies. Gardiner’s work was featured in the exhibition, unfoldingobject, curated by Todd Bartel, at the Concord Center for the Visual Arts, Concord, MA, in 2019. In 2021 she had a Solo Exhibition, 'GINNIE GARDINER: INTERLUSION: Recent Painting and Collage, at the Carrie Chen Gallery in Great Barrington, MA and a Two -Person Exhibition, 'ECHO: Ginnie Gardiner & Amy Talluto, Recent Painting and Collage, at the Albany International Airport Art & Culture Program Gallery. 2022 exhibitions include Complex Muses, curated by Todd Bartel, at the Art Complex Museum in Duxbury, MA, May to September, and RADIUS 50, at the Woodstock Artists Association and Museum, July to September. 2023 exhibitions include These Days, Annual Members Show, Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, March 11 - April 16, Driven to Abstraction, Group Show, The Lockwood Gallery, Kingston, NY, March 4 - 26, Unconnected Yet, Group exhibition, Curated by Tod Bartel, Talin Megherian, Daniela Esponda and Teri Henderson, Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata, India, Featured Active Members' Group Show, Putting it Together, Collage Group show, The Lockwood Gallery, Kingston, NY, April 15 - May 14, In Pursuit of Color, Group show, The Lockwood Galley, Kingston, NY, May 27 - June 18, The Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, Woodstock, NY, July 28 - September 24, Radius 50: Intimate Immensity, The Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, Woodstock, NY, July 28 - September 24.