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Catalogues & Invitations

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2011 Survey Catalogue 

Brattleboro Museum Invitation

Brattleboro Museum Solo Exhibition

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Solo Exhibition Five Points Annex | 2021


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Exhibition Article: Pets of the Pandemic: A Benefit for Best Friends Animal Society

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Article: Featured Artist: Thelma Appel


FIVE POINTS ANNEX Solo Exhibition, Summer 2021 North West CT. 


Solo Exhibitions

2021 “Images of Danger and Hope” 5 Points Annex Gallery: Torrington, CT
2021 “Women on Paper” Sager-Braudis Gallery, Columbia, MO

2020 Duo-Show “Mary Abbott and Thelma Appel,” Sager-Braudis Gallery, Columbia, MO
2020 “Thelma Appel: Times Square Series,” Absolute Art Space, Public Art Project chosen by Curators Art New York Fair
2019 “Thelma Appel: Abstract/Observed, A 50-Year Career Survey,” Brattleboro Museum: Brattleboro, VT, curated by Mara Williams
2018 "Thelma Appel: Landscapes, Cityscapes & Biblical Journeys” Edward & Bernice Wenger Center for the Arts: Greenvale, NY, curated by Art Advisor|Gallery Director, Susan Seelig
2017 MLT Gallery, Wisdom House: Litchfield CT, “Milestones”
2014 Thelma Appel “Landscapes & Cityscapes” Chashama Foundation: New York, NY
2013 Duo-Show, Thelma Appel and Chantal Soustra, Bruce Kirshner Gallery, ”Dreamscapes:”
Fairfield Public Library, CT
2013 Warner Atrium Gallery: Torrington, CT

1999 JCC of Greater New Haven, CT
1996 Metropolitan Arts and Antiques Center: New York, NY
1992 Westchester County Center Art Gallery: White Plains, NY
1984 Adele M. Fine Arts Gallery: Dallas, TX
1982, 1980, 1977 Fischbach Gallery: New York, NY
1979, 1977 Thorne Sagendorf Art Center: Keene State University, NH
1977 Gallery II, Woodstock, VT
1975. 1974, 1972 Kornblee Gallery: New York, NY
1973 Robert Hull Fleming Museum, Burlington, VT, 1971: Bennington College, Bennington, VT

Group Exhibitions

2021 “Pets of the Pandemic”, Alpha 137 Gallery: New York, NY
2018, 2019, 2020 “The Art of Experience” Invitational Exhibitions, Pomperaug Woods: Southbury, CT

2019 Featured Artist, Alpha 137 Gallery, Texas Contemporary Art Fair: Houston TX

2019 Market Art & Design Art Fair: Bridgehampton, NY
2019 Alpha 137 Gallery, New York, NY
2019 Art on Paper Fair, New York, NY, Gary Lichtenstein Editions debuted: Thelma Appel’s
“Meeting Plaza”, a 25-color Silkscreen on GSM paper

2018 “The Female Emperor: Selected Women Artists,” Alpha 137 Gallery, New York, NY
2017 “Landscapes, Skyscapes and Cityscapes,” Group Show, Alpha 137 Gallery, New York, NY
2014 “Road Trip: America Through the Windshield,”. Brattleboro Museum, June 27-October 26, 2014 2012 “Fabrications,” Artwell Gallery: Torrington, CT
2012 Quick Art Center, “History of Woman,” Fairfield University
2011 Children’s Museum of New York City
2009 “Art of Vermont,” State Collection on Tour
2001 "9/11 In Memoriam,” Paramount Center for the Arts: Peekskill, NY
2000 "Artists of New York State,” Inaugural Exhibition, Selected New York State Artists,
County Center for the Arts: White Plains, NY

2000 "Face to Face" Paramount Center for the Arts: Peekskill, NY

1992 “Neighbors," Lehman College Gallery: White Plains, NY

1991 "Current River View,” the Gallery at Hastings-on-Hudson, NY

1998 "A Celebration,” JCC of Greater New Haven, CT
1994, 1993, 1992, 1991 Faculty Show, Northern Westchester Center for the Arts, NY

1990 "Aspects of Landscape,” Clary-Miner Gallery: Buffalo, NY
1987 "Recent Realism" Clary-Miner Gallery, Buffalo, NY
1985 "Five" Haber-Theador Gallery, New York, NY
1983 "Women Painters of Today,” Rahr-West Museum: Manitowok, WI
1979, 1978, 1977 Faculty Show at the Parsons School of Design: New York, NY
1977 "A Sense of Place" Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of VT: Burlington, VT 1976 "Images of Vermont 1776-1976,” Robert Hull Fleming Museum: Burlington, VT 1975 Berkshire Museum of Art Invitational: North Adams, MA
1972 Invitational Exhibition, University of Pennsylvania Fine Arts Gallery
1972 "View Point Seven" Colgate University: Hamilton, NY
1970 Invitational Exhibition Berkshire Museum: North Adams, MA


Public Collections & Commissions


Brattleboro Museum: Brattleboro, VT

Bennington College: Bennington, VT

Mattatuck Museum: Waterbury CT
New York City Police Academy Museum AT&T: NY and NJ
Cabot Corporation: Boston, MA
Bank of Tokyo: Tokyo, Japan
Carey-Ellis Co.: New York, NY
Celanese Corporation: New York, NY
Chase Manhattan Bank Collection: New York, NY

Continental Grain Company: New York, NY

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, MA
GTE Corporation: Dallas. TX
Hale & Dorr Attorneys-At-Law: Boston, MA
Hughes Tool Company: Houston, TX
IBM Corp: New York, NY
J.C. Penny Corp: New York, NY
Merck & Co: Rahway, NJ
MCI Telecommunications: Washington, D.C.

Metropolitan Life Insurance Company: New York, NY

Minneapolis Institute of Art: Minneapolis, MN

NYNEX Corporation: New York, NY
Oberlin College: Oberlin, OH
Police Academy Museum of New York City
Port Authority of New York & New Jersey
Prudential Companies of New York & New Jersey

Ruder & Finn Co: New York, NY
RJR Industries: Winston-Salem, NC
Tupperware Collection: Orlando, FL
Wellington Management Co: Boston, MA
Western Companies: Ft. Worth, TX
Xerox Corporation: New York, NY
Ziff-Davis Publishing Co: New York, NY
Thelma Appel Resumé 2021-04



Pomperaug Woods' Juried Exhibition, The Art of Experience “Best Artwork about Connecticut” 2019 Pomperaug Woods Juried Exhibition, “Most Expressive” 2018
JCC of Greater New Haven Juror's Best In Show Award
Millay Colony Residency Fellowship: Austerlitz, NY
Yaddo Residency Fellowship: Saratoga, NY
State of Vermont Purchase Award State Legislature: Montpelier, VT



2021 “Pets of the Pandemic” Featured Article, Tracey O’Shaunnesy
2019 “The Arts: BMAC looks back on five decades of work by painter Thelma Appel”: The Commons, Windham County, VT
2017 Republican American Weekend Edition "Holding All the Cards" by Tracy O’Shaunnesy, review of Appel's solo "Milestones" exhibition at the MLT gallery Wisdom House, Litchfield CT, Sept. 2017

2012 “History of Woman,” Fairfield Univ. and Montage Initiative Program
2011 “Thelma Appel -- Selected Paintings 1969-2011” Catalog
2009 “Art of Vermont,” State Collection Publication
2004 Jewish Women in Art, ’1944-2004 by Hedwig Brenner, publ: Hartung-Gorre, Verlag Konstanz 2001 “Life After Jackie,” Westchester Reporter Dispatch, (NY), June 14, by Georgette Gouveia
1998 New Haven Register, May 10, “Celebrating Israel’s Anniversary,” Woodbridge JCC, by Judith Birke

1991 “Thelma Appel’s Rivertown,” Current River View, Gallery at Hastings-on-Hudson,
Westchester Reporter Dispatch, (NY), June 16, by Georgette Gouveia
1984 “Highlight of the Cabot Collection,” 1974-1984. (Cover Feature): Boston, MA
1980 “Thelma Appel,” Drei Elemente (The new Romanticism in Landscape), DASKUNTMAGAZIN, August, by Birichte von Arnim
1976 “Thelma Appel at Kornblee”, Arts Magazine by Ellen Zweig 1976 “Images of Vermont, 1776-1976” Vermont Council of the Arts and University of Vermont, by William Lipke
1976 “Contemporary Paintings at the Lowe Art Gallery, Highlights of the Season,” review,
Syracuse University, by Victoria Platt
1975 “Civitico and Appel at Kornblee,” New York Times by James Mellow
1975 “The Synthesizations of Thelma Appel,” The Berkshire Eagle, by Winifred Bell
1975 “Thelma Appel’s Landscapes,” Bennington Banner by Chawoon Koh
1974 “Thelma Appel at Kornblee, A Neo-impressionist,” Arts Magazine, November, by Michael André

1972 “Viewpoint Seven,” Colgate University Publication
1970 “Critic’s Choice at the BAA,” Berkshire Museum by Winifred Bell

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