Exhibitions

PAST EXHIBITIONS

2017

be of love and other stories: Contemporary Highlights from the Permanent Collection, Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI

2016

Ruth Dealy: After the Shadow, Peligro Amarillo/Santurce, San Juan, PR

1950-2000: 50 Years of Art in Rhode Island, The Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence, RI

2015

Ruth Dealy + Rodrigo Nava, Yellow Peril Gallery at ArtHamptons 2015, Bridgehampton, NY

Networks Retrospective Exhibition, Dedee Shattuck Gallery, Westport, MA

2014

Collectors III: Discerning Eyes, New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford, MA

2013

Locally Made: Contemporary Art, Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, RI

Work Harder: Installation Exhibition, Yellow Peril Gallery at LightSpace Studios, Brooklyn, NY

2012

Artist Community, Rhode Island: Harry Callahan, Stephan Brigidi, Ruth Dealy, Richard Fleishner, Malcolm Grear, Bunny Harvey, Aaron Siskind, Hugh Townley, Dale Chihuly , Big Town Gallery, Rochester, Vt.

PAINT.NOW, Green Space Gallery, T.F. Greene Airport, Warwick, Rhode Island

2011

"YES!"  Buonaccorsi + Agniel, Providence, Rhode Island

Rhode Island State Council on the Arts Fellowship Award Winning Artists for 2011,  Artists' Cooperative Gallery of Westerly, Westerly, Rhode Island

Water, Land and Sky,  The Bristol Art Museum, Bristol, Rhode Island

2010

Present Again: Guest Artist Ruth Dealy,  Imago Gallery, Warren, Rhode Island

Vault Series: Portraits,  New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford, Massachusetts

Abstraction in Providence,  Bannister Gallery, Rhode Island College, Providence, Rhode Island

Italo Scanga Visiting Artist Exhibition,  University of Rhode Island Fine Arts Center Gallery, Kingston, Rhode Island

2008

On Emotion: Re-Articulation of Emotion in the Contemporary Visual Arts,  Indonesian National Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia

NetWorks 2008,  Newport Art Museum, Newport, Rhode Island

NetWorks 2008,  5Traverse Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island

NetWorks 2008,  AS220 Project Space, Providence, Rhode Island

2006

Ruth Frisch Dealy and Jamie Sherman,  Gallery Agniel, Providence, RI

2005

RISD Painting and Sculpture Show,  Virginia Lynch Gallery, Tiverton, Rhode Island

Chazan's Choice: Gifts of Contemporary Art to The RISD Museum,  Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, RI

Group Show,  Virginia Lynch Gallery, Tiverton, RI

Face to Face: Solo Show,  Hunt-Cavanaugh Gallery, Providence College, Providence, RI

Out Front: Collecting Contemporary Art in Rhode Island With Paula and Leonard Granoff,  Sol Koffler Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

2003

In The Land of the Blind: One Person Exhibition,  Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, RI

Body of Work 2003: A Survey of Contemporary Work,  Gallery Agniel, Providence, RI

Anniversary Show,  Virginia Lynch Gallery, Tiverton, RI

2002

Mask or Mirror? A Play of Portraits,  Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA

Group Show,  Maienza-Wilson Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

Body of Work,  Gallery Agniel, Providence, RI

Group Show, Virginia Lynch Gallery, Tiverton, RI

Celebrate Orange,  Sarah Doyle Gallery, Providence, RI

2001

Substantive Scale,  Gallery Agniel, Providence, RI

Ruth Dealy at BankRI,  Bank Rhode Island Gallery, Providence, RI

2000

Sign Language,  Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, RI

Landscapes,  RI State Department of Administration, Atrium Gallery, Providence, RI

Millennium Bug, Karen Shaw, Curator,  Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY

1999

Group Show, Virginia Lynch Gallery, Tiverton, RI

An Evil Bumblebee,  RI State Department of Administration, Atrium Gallery, Providence, RI

1998

Down to Earth: The Enduring Landscape,  Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, RI

1997

Recent acquisitions, Spotlight on Rhode Island,  Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, RI

Ruth Frisch Dealy Paintings, The Happy White Gallery, St. Andrew's School, Barrington, RI

1996

Beyond Recognition,  Akus Gallery, Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT;  Montserrat College of Art Gallery, Montserrat College, Beverly, MA;  The Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT

RISD Collects RISD,  Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, RI

Group Show: Dealy, Hamilton, Wulff, Franklin,  Virginia Lynch Gallery, Tiverton, RI

1995

RISD Faculty Exhibition,  Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Figure as Form II,  Arlene Bujese Gallery, East Hampton, NY

New Acquisitions,  Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Thirteen Faculty Members from the Rhode Island School of Design,  Virginia Lynch Gallery, Tiverton, RI

1994

Ruth Frisch Dealy: Sleep in Spite of Thunder (Part 1),   AS220 Gallery, Providence Art Club, Providence, RI

Ruth Frisch Dealy: Sleep in Spite of Thunder (Part 2),  Dodge House Gallery, Providence Art Club, Providence, RI

Two Views of a Self: Paintings by Ruth Frisch Dealy and Ann Harris,  Area Gallery, University of Southern Maine, Gorham, ME

1993

Ruth Frisch Dealy: Self-Portraits, solo show,  Arden Gallery, Boston, MA

Ruth Frisch Dealy: Self-Portraits, fifteen-year retrospective, Wriston Art Center, Lawrence University, Appleton, WI

1992

Rhode Island School of Design Biennial Faculty Show,  Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

AS220 Building Box Exhibition,  Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI

1991

Stations of the Cross,  Hunt-Cavanaugh Gallery, Providence College, Providence, RI

Ruth Frisch Dealy: Paintings,  Virginia Lynch Gallery, Tiverton, RI

Abstract Art,  Warwick Museum of Art, Warwick, RI

1989

Twelve Years of Solitude (Part 1),  AS220, Providence, RI

Twelve Years of Solitude (Part 2),  Gallery One, Providence, RI

New Work,  521 Broadway, New York, NY

1988

Artists Against AIDS, concurrent exhibitions at: Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design; Barros Gallery; Gallery One; Modulus Gallery; AS220, Providence, RI

12" x 12", Rhode Island School of Design Alumni,  Woods-Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI

A New Season with Four Providence Artists,  Virginia Lynch Gallery, Tiverton, RI

Visionary Dimensions in Nature, James Eddy Memorial Arts Exhibition,  Bell Street Chapel, Providence, RI

A Year of the Arts: A History of Excellence, 20th Anniversary Exhibition of the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts,  Newport Art Museum, Newport,  RI. Rhode Island Attorney General's Office

1986

The Artist's View: Rhode Island People and Places,  Gallery 401, Juror: Frank Robinson, Director, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI 1st Prize

Human Dimensions, Figurative Works by Regional Artists,  Bristol Art Museum, Bristol, RI

1985

Art for Africa, The Famine Relief,  Wheeler Gallery, Providence, RI

1984

Ruth Dealy:In the Land of the Blind,  Gallery One, Providence, RI

1981

Rhode Island Artists: Dore Ashton Selects,  Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

1979

Benbow Gallery, Newport, RI,

1978

Bristol Art Museum, Annual Jury Show, Juror: Lloyd Goodrich,  Bristol Art Museum, Bristol, RI 1st Prize

1976

Columbia and Missouri Rivers Reexplored, 10-state bicentennial Juried Art Show, CM Russell Museum, Jurors: Lewis Winfield Story and Ben Goo, Great Falls, MT 1st Prize

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