BIOGRAPHY

Born 1929 in Millville, PA
1953 B.F.A., Philadelphia Museum, College of Art, Philadelphia, PA
1953–57 Teaches at Cooper Union, New York, NY
1955 M.F.A., Yale School of Art, Yale University, New Haven, CT
1955–65 Teaches at Yale University, New Haven, CT
1966–89 Chairman, University of Pennsylvania,Graduate School of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
1989–present Professor Emeritus, University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

SELECTED ONE-PERSON EXHIBIBIONS
2002
Neil Welliver: Maine Scenes, Wendell Gilley Museum, Southwest Harbor, ME
Neil Welliver: Small Paintings, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME

2001
Neil Welliver: Early Figurative Paintings, Alexandre Gallery, NY
Neil Welliver: Paintings 1983-2001, Ogunquit Museum of American Art, Ogunquit, ME
Neil Welliver: Selected Prints, onview.com, New York, NY
Neil Welliver: The Prints, Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY; traveled to: Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, MN; Southeast Missouri State University Museum, Cape Girardeau, MO
Neil Welliver: Recent Prints and Paintings, Flanders Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2000
Neil Welliver: The Prints, Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI; traveled to: Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania; Alexandre Fine Art/Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY; New O’Farrell Gallery, Brunswick, ME
Neil Welliver: Paintings, Cabrillo Gallery, Cabrillo College, Santa Cruz, CA
Neil Welliver: Recent Paintings and Prints, 808 Gallery at Boston University, Boston, MA

1999
Alexandre Fine Art/Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New york, NY

1998
O’Farrell Gallery, Brunswick, ME

1997
Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY

1996
Neil Welliver Prints, The Philadelphia Print Center, Philadelphia, PA
Neil Welliver Prints: The Essence of Maine, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
The Maine View, Twenty Years of Landscape Paintings by Neil Welliver, Brenau University Galleries, Simmons Visual Arts Center, Gainseville, GA; traveled to New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA

1995
Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY

1994
O’Farrell Gallery, Brunswick, ME

1993
Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
Neil Welliver: A Litany to the Particular, Cherry Centers, Carmel, CA

1992
Neil Welliver: Paintings 1974–1991, Images Gallery, Toledo, OH

1991
Philharmonic Center for the Arts, Naples, FL
Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY

1990
Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford, Hartford, CT
Neil Welliver: Small Works, Webb & Parsons, Burlington, VT

1989
Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME; traveled to Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, AL; The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH; James A. Michener Arts Center of Bucks County, Doylestown, PA

1988
O’Farrell Gallery, Brunswick, ME

1987
Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY

1986
Marlborough Fine Art Ltd., Tokyo, Japan
University of Missouri Art Gallery, Kansas City, MO
Dorry Gates Gallery, Kansas City, MO
William A. Farnsworth Museum, Rockland, ME
O’Farrell Gallery, Brunswick, ME
Museum of Art, Olin Art Center, Bates College, Lewiston, ME
Harcus Gallery, Boston, MA

1985
Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY

1984
Marlborough Fine Art (London) Ltd., England
The Knight Gallery, Charlotte, NC

1983
Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX

1982
Neil Welliver: Woodcuts and Etchings, Reynolds/Minor Gallery, Richmond, VA
Neil Welliver: Paintings 1966–1980, organized by the Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, NH; traveled to Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA; Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA; Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH; Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA; Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond, VA

1981
Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY
Neil Welliver/President’s Choice, Visual Arts Gallery, Florida International University, Miami, FL
Neil Welliver: Paintings and Prints, College of the Mainland Art Gallery, Texas City, TX

1980
Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY

1979
Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY

1978
Brooke Alexander, Inc., New York, NY

1977
Munson Gallery, New Haven, CT

1976
Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY
Treat Gallery, Bates College, Lewiston, ME

1974
Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY
University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI

1973
Parker Street 470 Gallery, Boston, MA

1972
John Bernard Myers Gallery, New York, NY

1971
John Bernard Myers Gallery, New York, NY

1970
Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY

1969
McLeaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY

1968
Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY

1967
New Haven Gallery, New Haven, CT
Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY

1964
Stable Gallery, New York, NY

1963
Stable Gallery, New York, NY

1962
Stable Gallery, New York, NY

1960
Mirski Gallery, Boston, MA

1954
Alexandra Grotto, Philadelphia, PA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2002
Paul Georges: Last Work; Neil Welliver: Early Figurative Paintings, The More Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Winter Landscapes: New Prints by Gallery Artists, Alexandre Gallery, NY

2001
Artists of the Commonwealth: Realism in Pennsylvania Painting 1950-2000, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA; traveled to: Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA; James A Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA; State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA; Everhart Museum of Art, Scranton, PA

2000
Re-Appearance, Brenau University Galleries, Gainesville, GA
Re-presenting Representation IV, Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY

1999
Abstraction/Realism: The Great Debate, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA

1998
Capturing the Sublime, The Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, MA

1996
Rediscovering the Landscape of the Americas, Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

1995
Neil Welliver Paintings, James Surls Sculpture, Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1994
American Realism and Figurative Painting, Cline Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM

1992
100 Years of American Art, Colby College Collection at the Port Washington Public Library, Port Washington, NY
On Paper, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
Academy-Institute Invitational Exhibition of Paintings & Sculpture, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, NY

1991
American Art from the Colby College Museum of Art, Richard York Gallery, New York, NY
The Landscape in 20th Century American Art: Selections from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK; traveled to Center for the Fine Arts, Miami, FL; Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE; Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL; Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC; Madison Art Center, Madison, WI; Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI
Against the Grain: Images in American Art 1960-1990, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA
Selections from the Mary & Crosby Kemper Collection, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
American Realism and Figurative Art 1952–1990, The Miyagi Museum of Art, Miyagi, Japan; traveled in Japan to Sago Museum of Art, Yokohama (1992); Tokushima Modern Art Museum, Tokushima; Museum of Modern Art, Shiga; Kochi Prifectural Museum of Folk Art, Kochi

1990–91
The Common Wealth: Twentieth Century American Masterpieces from Virginia Collections, Roanoke Museum of Fine Arts, Roanoke, VA

1990
Art at the Millhouse, Webb & Parsons, Bedford, VT

1989
The New Old Landscape, Museum of Art, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
American Art Today: Contemporary Landscape, The Art Museum, Florida International University, Miami, FL
The Transformative Vision: Contemporary American Landscape Painting, Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA

1988
Visions/Revisions: Contemporary Representation, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
New England Now: Contemporary Art From Six States, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME

1987
In The Country, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, NY

1986
Landscape, Seascape, Cityscape 1960–1985, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA; traveled to City Arts Center, Raleigh, SC
An American Renaissance in Art: Painting and Sculpture Since 1940, Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Familiar Reality, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR
Winter, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
A Contemporary View of Nature, Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT
50th National Midyear Exhibition, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
American Realism: Twentieth Century Drawings and Watercolors from the Glenn C. Janss Collection, The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA; traveled to DeCordova and Dana Museum and Park, Lincoln, MA; Archer M. Hintington Gallery, University of Texas, Austin, TX; Mary and Leigh Block Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL; Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA; Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH; Madison Art Center, Madison, WI; Boise Gallery of Art, Boise, ID, where the exhibit will remain for 10 years.

1985
Places, Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC

1984
America Seen, Adams-Middleton Gallery, Dallas, TX
American Landscape Painting, Art Gallery, California State University, Fullerton, CA
Art and Friendship, organized by Helen A. Harrison and Prescott D. Schutz, Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, NY; traveled to Artists’ Choice Museum, New York, NY; New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT
International Masters of Contemporary Figuration, Marlborough Fine Art Ltd., Tokyo, Japan
The Maine Connection, organized by Sylvia Skira, Maine Coast Artists, Camden, ME
The Spirit of the Coast, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ
Thoreau as a Source for Artistic Inspiration, DeCordova and Dana Museum and Park, Lincoln, MA

1983
Painted Light, an Artists’ Choice Museum Exhibition, The Reading Public Museum, Reading, PA; traveled to Queens Museum, Queens, NY; Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME; The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
Contemporary Landscape Painting, Center for the Arts, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT; Freedman Gallery, Albright College, Reading, PA; Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA
Realistic Directions, Zoller Gallery, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Student Choice Exhibition, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
American Realism 1930s-1980s: A Comparative Perspective, Summit Art Center, Summit, NJ
Realist Watercolors, Visual Arts Gallery, Florida International University, Miami, FL
Hassam and Speicher Fund Purchase Exhibition, American Academy and Institute of Fine Arts and Letters, New York, NY
Works on Paper: Kitaj, Lupes Garcia, Petlin, Rivers, Welliver, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY

1982
Another Look at Landscape, Semaphore Gallery, New York, NY
Painterly Realism, Rahr-West Museum, Manitowoc, WI
Realists Revised, Quincy Art Center, Quincy, IL
Appreciation of Realism, Munson-Williams- Proctor Institute, Utica, NY
The Davidson Collection, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

1981
The American Landscape: Recent Developments, Whitney Museum of American Art, Fairfield County Branch, Stamford, CT
The Contemporary American Landscape, Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, NY
The Landscape—A Point of View, Marian Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
A Penthouse Aviary, Selections from the Art Lending Service, Loaned to Dancer Fitzgerald, Inc., The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Twenty Artists: Yale School of Art 1950–1970, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
Real, Really Real, Super Real: Directions in Contemporary American Realism, San Antonio Museum Association, San Antonio, TX
Selected Works, Gallery 609, Denver, CO

1981-82
Contemporary American Realism Since 1960, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA; traveled to Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA; Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA; Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal; Salas de Exposiciones, Madrid, Spain; Kunsthalle, Nuremberg,, West Germany

1980
Aspects of Printmaking in the ‘70s, Myers Fine Arts Gallery, S.U.N.Y. at Plattburgh, NY
Realism/Photorealism, Philbrook Art Center, Tulsa, OK
Art in Embassies, State Museum of Art, Rydhave, Copenhagen, Denmark
Contemporary Naturalism: Works of the 70s, Nassau County Museum of Fine Art, Syosset, NY
Aspects of the 70s: Directions in Realism, Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA

1979–80
New Publications/Acquisitions, Brooke Alexander, Inc., New York, NY

1979
43rd Annual Mid-Year Show, The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
The Decade in Review: Selections from the 1970s, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Late 20th Century Art, Sydney and Frances Lewis Collection, I.C.A. Gallery, New York, NY

1978
New Editions, Brooke Alexander, Inc., New York, NY
American Realism, William and Mary College, Williamsburg, VA
Painterly Realism, Watson/De Nagy Gallery, Houston, TX
Selected Prints II, Brooke Alexander, Inc., New York, NY
Two Decades: American Art from the Collection of The Smith College Museum of Art, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ

1977
Artists Salute Skowhegan, Kennedy Galleries, New York, NY
Ten Painters of Maine, Landmark Gallery, New York, NY
Eight Contemporary American Realists, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, and North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
American Painterly Realists, University of Missouri Art Gallery, Kansas City, MO

1976-78
America 1976, A Bicentennial Exhibition, Sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, DC; traveling exhibition

1976
25th Anniversary Exhibition, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY
Artist’s Choice: Figurative Art in New York, Green Mountain Gallery, New York, NY
Contemporary Painting: A Review of the New York Gallery Season 1974-1975, Lowe Art Gallery, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

1975
A Bite from the Big Apple, Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, IN
Candid Painting: American Genre 1950–1975, DeCordova and Dana Museum and Park, Lincoln, MA
Small Scale in Contemporary Art, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Sixteen Realists, Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY
First International Biennial of Figurative Painting, Tokyo and Osaka, Japan
Contemporary Landscape Painting, Oklahoma Art Center, Tulsa, OK

1974
Five Ways of Looking At Landscapes, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY
Landscapes, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, Houston, TX

1973
Hand Colored Prints, Brooke Alexander, Inc., New York, NY
Drawings by Seven American Realists, Harcus Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA
Biennial Exhibition: Contemporary American Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

1972
Annual Exhibition: Contemporary American Painting, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
The American Landscape, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

1970
The Lyrical Image, Simmone Stern Gallery, New Orleans, LA

1969
Four Views, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
Painterly Realism, The American Federation of Arts, New York, NY

1968
The Artist as Filmmaker, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
Pennsylvania Annual, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Realism Now, Vassar College Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY

1967
The Nude Now, Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York, NY

1965
Pennsylvania Annual, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

1964
The Richard Brown Baker Collection, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

1963
Pennsylvania Annual, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Annual Exhibition: Contemporary American Painting, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY.
Two Modern Collectors (Hilles and Baker), Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
Two Generations of American Painting, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA

1961
New Talent in America, The American Federation of Arts, New York, NY

1960
Seven Young Americans, American Graphic Society, New York, NY

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
The American Federation of Arts, New York, NY
Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME
The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
Canton Art Institute, Canton, OH
Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME
The Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, NH
Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
William A. Farnsworth Library and Art Museum, Rockland, ME
Flint Institute of Arts, DeWaters Art Center, Flint, MI
Fukuoka City, Fukuoka, Japan
The Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York, NY
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
La Salle College, Philadelphia, PA
Madison Art Center, Madison, WI
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Museum of Art, Olin Arts Center, Bates College, Lewiston, ME
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
Rahr-West Museum, Manitowoc, WI
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA
Springfield Art Association, Springfield, IL
Snite Museum of Art, Notre Dame, IN
Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTES

Greenleaf, Ken. “A Rare Look at Way Welliver Thinks.” Maine Sunday Telegram, July 19, 1998.
New Welliver: Recent Work (exh. cat.). with essay by Mark Strand. Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY, February–March 1997.
Wasserman, Burton. “Neil Welliver at the Print Center.” Art Matters, December 1996, pp. 24–25.
Karel, Deni. “Welliver’s Uncharted Path.” Philadelphia Business Journal, December 6–12, 1996, p. 14.
Sozanski, Edward J., “Unconventional Views of Forest Landscape.” The Philadelphia Inquirer, December 6, 1996, p. 46.
Anstead, Alicia. “Welliver’s Travels.” Bangor Daily News, March 1, 1996, pp. C5, C6.
Waddington, Chris. “Artist Neil Welliver Explores Maine and the Making of Modern Art.” Lagniappe, June 28, 1996, pp. 19–20.
Sutherland, Scott. “Painting the Wilderness from the Inside Out.” The New York Times, January 15, 1995, pp. 31, 35.
“Art: On View.” New York Magazine, January 30, 1995, p. 104.
Beem, Edgar Allen. “The Landscape of Loss.” The Boston Globe Magazine, March 19, 1995, pp. 22–23, 31–35.
“Neil Welliver Prints”, Down East Books, 1995, Camden, Maine
Colby, Joy Hakanson. “The Maine Man: Neil Welliver’s Landscapes Still Display a Fresh View.” The Detroit News, May 8, 1995, p. 9D.
Klemic, Mary. “Art Works in Area Exhibits Show Private Paths.” The Eccentric, May 25, 1995.
Deats, Suzanne. “American Realism and Figurative Painting.” Focus/Santa Fe, June/July 1994.
Sutherland, Amy. “Through the Grief, Welliver Paints On.” Maine Sunday Telegram, September 4, 1994.
Wright, Virginia. “In the Woods with Welliver.” The Times Record, September 8, 1994, pp. 19–21.
Isaacson, Philip. “Welliver’s Landscapes Ever Idiosyncratic, and Thoroughly Maine.” Maine Sunday Telegram, October 2, 1994.
Spencer, Victoria. “Creative Energy.” Countryside, vol. 4, no. 2, Summer 1993, pp. 64–70.
Deragor, Rick. “American Landscapes.” Monterey County Herald, September 23–29, 1993, pp. 6–7.
Vallongo, Sally. “Welliver’s World.” The Blade, Toledo, OH, January 30, 1992, p. 33.
Beem, Edgar Allen. “Welliver’s World.” Yankee, vol. 55, no. 1, January 1991, pp. 66–71.
Edelman, Robert G. “Neil Welliver: Marlborough Gallery.” Art Today (Video Magazine), vol. III, no. I, February 1991.
Daxland, John T. “Capturing Nature in All Her Glory.” Daily News, February 9, 1991, p. 13.
Lemos, Peter. “Neil Welliver.” Confetti, vol. 2, no. 3, February 1991, p. 66.
Edelman, Robert G. “Paysage Recycle: Le Paysage dans la Peinture Americaine Contemporaine.” Art Press, no. 156, March 1991, pp. 22–29.
Beem, Edgar Allen. “Artful Shore: An Honor Roll American Artists, from Winslow Homer on the Coast of Maine.” Conde Past Traveler, April 1991, pp. 126–135, 175–179.
Hurwitz, Laurie S. “Neil Welliver.” American Artist, May 1991, pp. 24-31, 72, 73.
Pacheco, Patrick. “The New Faith in Painting.” Art & Antiques, May 1991, pp. 56-69, 96-97.
Sims, Lowery Stokes, Lisa M. Messinger and Robert Rosenblum. The Landscape in Twentieth Century American Art: Selections from the Metropolitan Museum of Art (exh. cat.), New York: The American Federation of Arts and Rizzoli, 1991.
Skolnick, Arnold. Paintings of Maine, with introduction by Carl Little, New York: Clarkson Potter Publ., 1991.
Pittel, Christine. “The Way Life Should Be.” Town & Country, July 1991, pp. 108–9.
Nathan, Jean. “The Transom: The Chosen.” The New York Observer, March 26, 1990.
Strand, Mark. “Nature Study.” House & Garden, vol. 162, no. 6, June 1990, pp. 108–115, 172.
Raynor, Vivien. “In Landscapes, Nature is Rendered With Unnatural Coldness.” The New York Times, November 18, 1990, p. 31.
American Art Today: Contemporary Landscape (exh. cat.), with essay by Jed Perl, The Art Museum, Florida International University, Miami, January/February 1989, p. 11.
Kohen, Helen L. “Landscape Show Rich in Dadition.” The Miami Herald, January 15, 1989, p. 5K.
Neil Welliver: New Paintings (exh. cat.), with essay by Arnold Weinstein, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY, March-April 1989.
The Transformative Vision: Contemporary American Landscape Painting (exh. cat.), with essay by Robert G. Edelman, Three Rivers Arts Festival, The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, 1989.
Neil Welliver (exh. pamphlet), with essay by Alexandra Anderson, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME, 1989.
Sassaman, Estelle. “Neil Welliver: An Artist at the Top of the Heap.” The Camden Reporter, October 5, 1989, pp. 16, 17.
Bonet, Juan Manuel. “Arco-88: Continuidad, Calidad, Claridad.” Diario, February 12, 1988.
Visions/Revisions: A Contemporary Representation (exh. cat.), with essays by Sam Hunter and Susannah Wolfson, Marlborough Gallery, New York, April/May 1988, pp. 48, 58–59, ill.
Schjeldahl, Peter. “Art through the Eyes of Iowa: Loving it to Death.” 7 Days, May 25, 1988.
Pearson, Kyle. “Welliver Combines Ecology and Art in Unorthodox Work.” The Trinitonian, Trinity University, vol. 86, no. 7, October 14, 1988, pp. 20, 22, ill.
“Artist to Discuss Favorite Topic, ‘Painting in Maine’.” San Antonio Light, October 15, 1988.
Goddard, Dan R. “Welliver a Maine Part of Series.” The Sunday Express-News, San Antonio, October 16, 1988, p. 7H.
Weinstein, Arnold. “The Well-Printed Poet.” Columbia, Columbia University, vol. 14, no. 1, October, 1988, p. 65, ill.
Isaacson, Philip. “Exploring the Landscape.” Art New England, December 1986–January 1987.
T., A. “The Glenn Janss Collection of Realist Drawings and Watercolors.” Art Today, Winter 1986–1987, pp. 30–34, ill.
Neil Welliver: New Paintings (exh. cat.), Marlborough Gallery, New York, March 1987.
Henry, Gerrit. “New York Reviews.” Art News, May, 1987, p. 150, 152, ill.
Reist, Derek. “Welliver Echoing Pattern Wolf Kakn Palpable Light.” Art/World, vol. 11, no. 6, March 15–April 15, 1987, pp. 1, 4, ill.
Raynor, Vivian. The New York Times, (Review), March 20, 1987.
Bowden, Christopher. “The New England Montage.” Art News, Summer 1987, pp. 87–88.
Danto, Ginger. “What Becomes an Artist Most.” Art News, November 1987, pp. 149–153.
American Realism: Twentieth Century Drawings and Watercolors from the Glenn C. Janss Collection (exh. cat.), San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, 1986, pl. 66–77.
Ashbery, John. “Neil Welliver’s Wilderness Landscape.” Dialogue Magazine, January 1986, (US Information Service), p. 38.
Neil Welliver: Recent Paintings (exh. cat.), with essay by Sumio Kuwabara, Marlborough Fine Art, Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, February-March 1986.
“A Drawing by Neil Welliver, (Study for Spruce Stand).” Portland Museum of Art, March 1986 Bulletin, Portland, ME, March 1986.
Neil Welliver (exh. cat.), with essay by Deborah. Scott University of Missouri Art Museum, St. Louis, MO, March–April 1986.
Berman, Avis. “Artist’s Dialogue with Neil Welliver.” Architectural Digest, June 1986, pp. 68–78.
Neil Welliver: An Intimate Glance (exh. cat.), with essay by Robert M. Doty, William A. Farnsworth Museum, Rockland, ME, July-September 1986.
Isaacson, Philip. “The Farnsworth, A Museum That Does More.” Maine Sunday Telegram, Portland, ME, August 10, 1986, p. 27.
Beem, Edgar Allen. “Welliver Students Lend Insights Into Welliver.” Maine Times, Portland, ME, August 15, 1986, p. 29.
“Neil Welliver Exhibition to Open Arts Center.” The Courier-Gazette, Rockland, ME, October 2, 1986, p. 17.
“Welliver Exhibition at Bates.” Maine Times, Brunswick, ME, October 2, 1986, p. 8.
Niss, Bob. “Bates Featuring Welliver Exhibit.” Portland Evening Express, Portland, ME, October 10, 1986, p. 15.
“Home for the Arts: Bates College Dedicates Olin Center.” Maine Sunday Telegram, Portland, ME, October 12, 1986, p. 30A, ill.
Beem, Edgar Allen. “Exploring Light, Deploring Development.” Maine Times, Portland, ME, October 17, 1986, ill.
Neil Welliver: Recent Paintings (exh. cat.), Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY, March 1985.
“Kudos for Colby.” Down East, 1985 Annual, ill.
Halpern, Nora, Curator. Frederick R. Weisman Foundation of Art, Volume Two, with introduction by Henry T. Hopkins, Director, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Los Angeles; Frederick R. Weisman Foundation of Art, 1985, pp. 167, 264, ill.
Goodyear, Frank H. Jr. Welliver, with introduction by John Ashbery, New York: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 1985, ill.
Sullivan, Bill. “Neil Welliver.” ARTS Magazine, March 1985, p. 15, ill.
Raynor, Vivian. “Review.” The New York Times, March 8, 1985.
Ashbery, John. “Rediscovering the Landscape.” Newsweek, April 1, 1985, p. 77, ill.
Beem, Edgar Allen. “Welliver, the Book.” Maine Times, April 19, 1985, p. 33.
Glavin, Tony. “Modern Master in the Rough.” Down East, July 1985, pp. 76–81, ill.
Hamilton, Kendra. “Show Displays Artists’ Sense of Place’.” Greenville, NC, August 20, 1985.
Tansey & Delacroix. Art Through the Ages (eighth edition), Harcourt Brace Publishers, p. 959, ill.
An American Renaissance in Art: Painting and Sculpture Since 1940 (exh. cat.), with essays by Sam Hunter, Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL, pl. 71, ill.
American Landscape Painting (exh. cat.), with essay by Mac McCloud, Art Gallery, California State University, Fullerton, CA, 1984.
Art and Friendship (exh. cat.), Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, NY, 1984 .
Neil Welliver: Recent Paintings (exh. cat.), Marlborough Fine Art (London) Ltd., 1984.
Turner, George. “Review.” Arts (London Review), 1984, p. 3.
Freeman, Phyllis, ed. New Art. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1984, pp. 192–194, ill.
Everingham, Carol J. “New Realism Exhibit Takes a Peek into Art’s Private Worlds.” (Review of Exhibition at the Art Gallery of the College of the Mainland), Houston Post, February 26, 1984.
Taylor, John Russell. “Galleries, Finding a Place in the World: Neil Welliver, Marlborough Fine Art.” The Times, London, March 6, 1984.
Raynor, Vivien. “Art and Friendship.” The New York Times, August 3, 1984, p. C21.
“An Attempt to Illustrate Pollution” (Review of Monmouth Museum Exhibition), The New York Times, August 5, 1984, p. 20, ill.
Henderson, Stew. “Best Show in State at Artfellows” (Review of Exhibition at Artfellows Gallery). The Republican Journal, August 16, 1984, p. 2.
Beem, Edgar Allen. “Spheres of Influence, the Lincolnville Connection” (Review of Exhibition at Maine Coast Artists, Rockport, ME), Maine Times, August 17, 1984, pp. 40–41, ill.
Tarlow, Lois. “Alternative Space.” Art New England, October 1984, p. 10, ill.
Relationships: Paintings, Sculpture, and Drawings from the 20th Century Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (exh. cat.), Herbert H. Lehman College Art Gallery, 1984-1985.
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Kohen, Helen. “Captured on Welliver’s Canvas: Life in a Backyard Wilderness.” The Miami Herald, March 1, 1981.
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Masterpieces from the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, 1981, pl. 103.
Neil Welliver/Presidents’s Choice (exh. cat.), with introduction by Andrew Morgan, Visual Arts Gallery, Florida International University, Miami, FL, 1981, ill.
Henry, Gerrit. “Painterly Realism and the Modern Landscape.” Art in America, September 1981, pp. 112–119, ill.
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Realism Photorealism (exh. cat.), with essays by John Arthur, Philbrook Art Center, Tulsa, OK, 1980, pp. 33, 62, 63, ill.
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S.C.C. “Review.” Art/World, March 15–April 15, 1979.
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