Simon Carr

Simon Carr

Associate Professor of Art
Deputy Chairperson
Music and Art


Office: F-1130H

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Phone: +1 (212) 346-8417

Simon Carr lives and works in New York City. His recent paintings, drawings and prints have focused on street scenes and subway scenes in New York City. He has exhibited widely, most recently at Bowery Gallery, Westbeth Gallery, The Painting Center, Prince Street Gallery and Long Island University’s Selena Gallery. He teaches Drawing at the Borough of Manhattan Community College, part of CUNY.



Courses Taught

Research and Projects

Solo Exhibitions
2017 ‘Scenes and Stories,” Bowery Gallery, NYC
2007 Selena Gallery, Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus
“Subways, City and Landscape: New York Scenes”
2005 The James Gallery, Union Theological Seminary, NYC
The Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College, Haverford, PA
The Chapel, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey
Tom and Jerry’s Bar/Gallery, NYC “The Triumph of Flora”
2002 Interchurch Center, NYC “Things We Have Seen and Heard”
2001 Church of All Saints, Briarcliff Manor, NY “Paintings for Advent”
Ansonia Windows Gallery, NY “Landscapes and Sketches”
Metro Baptist Church, NYC “New Narrative Paintings”
1998 “Paintings for Lent” Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, NYC
“Images of Witness” Metro Baptist Church, NYC
1997 Living room Gallery, Saint Peter’s Lutheran Church, NYC
James Gallery, Union Theological Seminary, NYC
1996 Maison Française, New York University “Homage to Catherine Pozzi”
1993 Bill Bace Gallery, NYC
1989 Bowery Gallery, NYC
1987 Bowery Gallery, NYC

Selected Group Exhibitions
2010 “East Meets Midwest” Artists from New York and the Midwest Painters Group.
Beverly Art Center, Chicago, Illinois April 9-May 9
Hoffmann-La Chance Contemporary Art St. Louis, Missouri, July 9- Aug 15
Westbeth Gallery, New York City Sept. 11-Oct 3
2009 “Transformations: Drawing into Painting”
Haverford College, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Fall 09
Western Carolina University Gallery Winter, 2010 .
2008 183rd Annual: an Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary American Art
National Academy of Design. Awarded the Joseph S. Isidore Memorial Award and Medal
2008 ” Getting Around, City Transportation Images”
Object/Image Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2007 “Contemporary Figurations, a survey of New York Artists”
Westbeth Gallery, New York City
2006 “Four Figurative Painters” Marywood University, Mahady Gallery, Scranton, PA
“Thirteenth Anniversary Show” The Painting Center, NYC
2005 “The Spiritual in Art” General Theological Seminary, NYC
“Signs of the Flesh” Selena Gallery, Long Island University, Brooklyn NY
2004 “Luminous Forms” Gallery 128, NYC
2002 “En Plein Air” Harrison Gallery, Williamstown , Mass.
2001 “Sacred and Profane” Monmouth Univ., Monmouth, N.J.
2000 “Landscapes” Object/Image Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
1998 “Recent Landscapes” Hardpress Gallery, West Stockbridge, Mass.
“Landscape and Spirit” Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus
1997 “Spirit of the Place” Merchant and Ivory Foundation Gallery,
Claverack, New York
“Landscape: a Contemporary Survey” The Painting Center, NYC
“Mindscapes” Marine Midland Bank, NYC
1996 “Landscape: a Selection” National Arts Club, NYC,
“Recent Prints” The Painting Center, NYC
1995 “Semaphore” Arts Initiatives Invitational, NYC
1994 “Topographic Discursions” Shoe-String Gallery, Jersey City, NJ
“Recent Landscape Studies” Berlin Free Town Library, Berlin, NY
1993 “Recent Woodcuts” Parsons School of Design Gallery, NYC
“A-z, 1-9” E.S. Van Dam Gallery, NYC
1992 “Large Scale” Bill Bace Gallery, NYC
1991 “Four Artists” Bill Bace Gallery, NYC
“The Drawing Show” County College of Morris Gallery, Randolph,NJ
“The Art of Fire” Muse Gallery, NYC
1989 “Seven North American Artists” Gallerie Centre Municipal, Sarlat, France


Wax Poetic”  The New York Sun, January 8, 2015

“Pop Sincerity”  The New York Sun, December 16, 2014

Untamed Rousseau”  The New York Sun, December 6, 2014

“Major Sargent”  The New York Sun, November 17, 2014

Honors, Awards and Affiliations

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