shelleyhimmelstein

Wit and Vigor
curated by Fran Kaufman

Apr 13 - Aug 3, 2022 | open by appointment
1GAP Gallery, 1 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

Arequipa Blues II, watercolor, 2017
Arequipa Blues II, watercolor, 30 x 30", 2017

    2022 SLC Alumni Reunion Exhibition Online

    Raul, oil on linen, 2004
    Raul, oil on linen, 18 x 24", 2004
    Click to watch special video.

      Kentler International Drawing Center
      100 Works on Paper Benefit Exhibition 2021

      Benefit: October 16, 17
      Visit online


      Modena, watercolor, 2011
      Modena II, watercolor, 6 x 6", 2011

      353 Van Brunt Street, Red Hook, Brooklyn | 718-875-2098

        Dados Cargados: La Mentira

        Mentira studies, watercolor, 2020
        Mentira Studies, watercolor, 2020

        Book Launching by Grupo Pandora: 18 de mayo en el centro andaluz de arte contemporanea a las 19:00 h

          Kentler International Drawing Center
          100 Works on Paper Virtual Benefit Exhibition 2020

          October 16, 17, 18

          Modena, watercolor, 2011
          Fleeting Moments Grid, watercolor, 6 x 6", 2011

          353 Van Brunt Street, Red Hook, Brooklyn | 718-875-2098

            488 MORGAN OPEN STUDIOS
            (a part of GOS 2019)

            Jun 8 and 9, 2019 - 12p-6pm
            488 Morgan Ave, 3rd floor (use Richardson Street entrance)

            488 Morgan

              Kentler International Drawing Center
              Benefit Exhibition 2019

              Benefit: Saturday, May 18, 6pm
              Artist Reception May 4, 6-8pm

              Nugola Fattoria, watercolor, 2015
              Nugola Fattoria, watercolor

              May 4 thru 18 2019, Hours: Thurs. thru Sun. 12-5
              353 Van Brunt Street, Red Hook, Brooklyn | 718-875-2098

                CHESS|ADJUSTABLE OBJECTS, 15th Annual

                12/8/18-1/26/19
                Wednes-Sat 12-6pm and by appt.
                Medialia Gallery
                335 W 38th St, 4th Flr, NY
                phone 212-971-0953

                Black Pawn, Oil Pastel, 1981
                Black Pawn/Black Sun, oil pastel, 12" x 9", 1981

                  SHELLEY HIMMELSTEIN
                  Soccerscapes: FIFA World Cup Series

                  June 8 thru July 29, 2018

                  FIGUREWORKS GALLERY
                  Sat/Sun 1-6pm & by appt
                  168 North 6th Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
                  718-486-7021

                  WC 2014 21
                  WC2014 Match 21, watercolor, 12in x 16in

                  Special Event and Artist Reception, July 15, 9a-12p

                    488 MORGAN OPEN STUDIOS
                    a part of Greenpoint Open Studios (GOS 2018)

                    Jun 2 and 3, 2018 - 12p-6pm
                    488 Morgan Ave, 3rd floor (use Richardson Street entrance)

                    488 Morgan
                    488 Morgan 3rd floor

                      VISUAL SYNTAX II
                      an exhibition of book art curated by Mashiko

                      Mar 10 thru Apr 28, 2018 - Opening Sat Mar, 3p-6p
                      Medialia Gallery
                      335 W 38th St, 4th Flr, NY

                      arequipa blues install shot
                      Arequipa Blues, watercolor on woven paper and installation shot

                        SIDESHOW NATION VI
                        The Greatest Show on Earth!!!

                        Jan 6 thru Feb 25, 2018
                        NEW OPENING DATE Sat Jan 13 6-9pm
                        319 Bedford Ave, Bklyn

                        Campobasso Inverno
                        Campobasso Winter, oil on linen prepared traditionally with rabbitskin glue and oil ground, 12in x 36in

                          CHESS, ADJUSTABLE OBJECTS & OTHER INTIMATE WORKS, 14th Annual

                          12/9/17-1/27/18
                          Wednes-Sat 12-6pm and by appt.
                          Medialia Gallery
                          335 W 38th St, 4th Flr, NY
                          phone 212-971-0953

                           cork piece chess set
                          detail cork chess pieces

                          Chess Set board: "woven" Khadi paper, 12" x 12"; pieces: cut wine corks, wine-stained tops for one side

                            SIDESHOW NATION V
                            Through the Rabbit Hole 2

                            Jan 7 thru Feb 26, 2017
                            Opening: Sat Jan 7 6-9pm
                            319 Bedford Ave, Bklyn

                            arequipa: melgar 109
                            Arequipa: Melgar 109, watercolor, 12in x 12in

                              CHESS AND TRANSFORMABLE OBJECTS, 13th Annual

                              12/3/16-1/23/17, Opening Sat Dec 3, 3p-6p
                              Wednes-Sat 12-6pm and by appt.
                              Medialia Gallery
                              335 W 38th St, 4th Flr, NY
                              phone 212-971-0953

                               cork piece chess set  detail cork chess pieces
                              Chess Set board: "woven" Khadi paper, 12" x 12"; pieces: cut wine corks, wine-stained tops for one side

                                MAKING MUSIC

                                Sep 9 thru Oct 30, 2016
                                Opening: Fri Sep 9 6-9pm
                                FIGUREWORKS GALLERY
                                168 North 6th Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
                                718-486-7021
                                Gallery Hours: Sat/Sun 1-6pm & by appt

                                obispo gig I
                                Obispo Gig I, watercolor, 12in x 12in

                                Accompanying this exhibition, Figureworks will host a number of live music venues. Please reference www.figureworks.com for performance dates.

                                  SIDESHOW NATION IV
                                  Through the Rabbit Hole

                                  Jan 9 thru March 13, 2016
                                  Opening: Sat Jan 9 6-9pm
                                  319 Bedford Ave, Bklyn

                                  nugola
                                  (from Nugola series), watercolor, 8.75in x 8.75in

                                    CHESS AND TRANSFORMABLE OBJECTS, 12th Annual

                                    12/5/15-1/23/16, Opening Sat 12/5, 3p-6p
                                    Medialia Gallery
                                    335 W 38th St, 4th Flr, NY

                                    chess set  chess set
                                    Chess Set "woven" paper, board size 16.5" x 16.75"

                                      PAPERAZZI IV

                                      Jan 16 thru Feb 15, 2015
                                      Opening: Fri Jan 16 7-9pm
                                      Janet Kurnatowski Gallery - 205 Norman Ave - Brooklyn NY 11222
                                      Gallery Hours: Fri & Sat 1-7pm & Sun 1-6pm

                                      plaza vieja, habana
                                      (Cuba series), watercolor, 12in x 12in

                                        SIDESHOW NATION III: CIRCLE THE WAGONS!!!

                                        Jan 10 thru March 15, 2015
                                        Opening: Sat Jan 10 6-9pm
                                        319 Bedford Ave, Bklyn

                                        plaza vieja, habana
                                        Plaza Vieja (Cuba series), watercolor, 12in x 12in

                                          OCNOS: Luis Cernuda

                                          Miércoles 17 de diciembre, 19:00h | Sala Panorama
                                          Centro Cultural de España en Mexico, Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico
                                          Presentación y discusión de la nueva edición de Pedro Tabernero
                                          ilustrada con las obras de Shelley Himmelstein


                                          Ocnos: Luis Cernuda

                                            CHESS AND TRANSFORMABLE OBJECTS, 11th Annual

                                            12/6/14-1/24/15, Opening Sat 12/16, 3p-6p
                                            Medialia Gallery
                                            335 W 38th St, 4th Flr, NY

                                            Where Magritte Played... and 2 Tuscan compositions
                                            Where Magritte Played..., 12x12inches
                                            2 Tuscan Comps, 4.25x4.25inches

                                              NOVEMBER EVENTS

                                              FRAMED
                                              Holland Tunnel Gallery
                                              Fri Nov 7th 6-9 pm, Sat Nov 8th 1-6 pm and Sun Nov 9th 1-6 pm.
                                              61 South 3rd Street (between Berry St and Wythe Ave)

                                              EXPRESSIONS IN FIBER
                                              Hayashi, Held, Himmelstein, Kamon, Suzaki, Takaya, Tomobe
                                              Medialia Gallery
                                              Opening Sat 11/8, 3-6pm; 11/5/14-11/29/14
                                              335 W 38th St, 4th Flr, NY

                                                A VISUAL SYNTAX II: Art in Book Format

                                                May 3 thru May 24, 2014 - Opening Sat May 3, 3p-6p
                                                Medialia Gallery
                                                335 W 38th St, 4th Flr, NY

                                                studio series - n williamsburg
                                                Studio Series: N Williamsburg, Vols. 1 and 2, watercolor on "woven" paper

                                                  SIDESHOW NATION II: AT THE ALAMO

                                                  Jan 4 thru March 2, 2014 - EXTENDED THRU MARCH 9
                                                  319 Bedford Ave, Bklyn

                                                  arcachon spring
                                                  Arcachon Spring, watercolor, 12in x 12in

                                                    10TH ANNUAL TRANSFORMABLE OBJECTS

                                                    12/14/13-1/25/14, Opening Sat 12/14, 3p-6p
                                                    Medialia Gallery
                                                    335 W 38th St, 4th Flr, NY

                                                    arcachon series side 1
                                                    Untitled from "Arcachon series,"
                                                    2-sided, woven paper and watercolor

                                                      POSTCARDS TO NORTH BROOKLYN 2013

                                                      Benefit Party, December 6, 2013, 7p-10p
                                                      2 Kingsland Avenue, Bklyn (Graham Stop on L)

                                                      A@R

                                                        New Watercolors Online
                                                        selection from 2012-2013

                                                        watercolors in progress, 12x12in and 30x30in
                                                        studio shot of fs 12x12in and fs 30x30in

                                                          RECENT BOOK ART AND MEDALLIC SCULPTURE
                                                          (a group show by gallery artists)

                                                          Sep 18 thru Oct 26, 2013 - Opening Sat Apr 21, 3p-6p
                                                          Medialia Gallery
                                                          335 W 38th St, 4th Flr, NY

                                                          meandering arcachon/la teste meandering arcachon/la teste
                                                          Meanderings, Vol I, watercolor and ink on paper

                                                            A SUMMER OF DRAWINGS AND PRINTS
                                                            (my works are watercolor)

                                                            Aug 7-31, 2013 - Wednes-Sat 12-6pm and by appt.
                                                            Medialia Gallery
                                                            335 W 38th St, 4th Flr, NY     212-971-0953

                                                            untitled, 200+ series untitled, 200+ series untitled, 200+ series
                                                            From 200+ Wandering Series 2011-2012, watercolor

                                                              CALLIGRAPHY OF AN OLD DOG
                                                              Special Online Exhibit launched Friday June 14 2013

                                                              Photographs by Shelley with the collaboration of Zig in 2008,
                                                              stills prepared in 2009 and this video produced in 2013.
                                                              Special thanks to Michelle Barlak and Chesley Hicks,
                                                              and to Jonathan Crayford for his wonderful music. Click for video.

                                                              Calligraphy of an Old Dog


                                                                A VISUAL SYNTAX BOOK ART

                                                                Apr 10 thru May 25, 2013 - Opening Sat Apr 13, 3p-6p
                                                                Medialia Gallery
                                                                335 W 38th St, 4th Flr, NY

                                                                nulla dies sine linea
                                                                Nulla Dies Sine Linea Vol I, watercolor and ink on paper

                                                                  LES ECHANGES ARTISTIQUES DEL LA TESTE DE BUCH
                                                                  New York - Seoul - Paris/organized by ART INTERSECTION
                                                                  Issa, Mimsue, Harris, Kirshner, Himmelstein, Phelippeau, Dumestre

                                                                  April 5 thru 15, 2013 - Opening Friday April 5, 19h-21h
                                                                  La Source Art Galerie, 14, rue Victor Hugo, La Teste de Buch, France

                                                                  la source art galerie      Les Echanges Install Shot

                                                                    SIDESHOW NATION

                                                                    Jan 5 thru March 3, 2013 - Opening Sat Jan 5, 6p-9p
                                                                    319 Bedford Ave, Bklyn

                                                                    labin oil on linen
                                                                    Labin, oil on linen

                                                                      Chess-Adjustable Objects

                                                                      12/8/12-1/26/13
                                                                      Medialia Gallery
                                                                      335 W 38th St, 4th Flr, NY

                                                                      Wanderings_set
                                                                      "Wanderings", watercolor and folded paper

                                                                        POSTCARDS TO NORTH BROOKLYN 2012

                                                                        Arts@Renaissance
                                                                        Benefit Party, December 7, 2012, 6p-9p
                                                                        2 Kingsland Avenue, Bklyn

                                                                        Woodpoint
                                                                        "Woodpoint," watercolor on woven paper

                                                                        Click for info about this benefit and its fabulous postcards still available!

                                                                          ART OBAMA

                                                                          silent auction to support the re-election of Barack Obama
                                                                          Oct 3, 2012 - 7p-9:30p
                                                                          382 Atlantic Ave, Bklyn

                                                                          kodak
                                                                          Kodak, oil on linen

                                                                          Come on out and support the campaign!!!

                                                                            MIC: CHECK (occupy)

                                                                            Sideshow
                                                                            12th Annual Extravaganza
                                                                            Jan 7 thru Feb 26, 2012 - Opening Sat Jan 7, 6p-9p
                                                                            319 Bedford Ave, Bklyn

                                                                            wandering
                                                                            Wandering, watercolor

                                                                              POSTCARDS TO NORTH BROOKLYN

                                                                              Arts@Renaissance
                                                                              Benefit Party, December 2, 2011, 6p-9p
                                                                              2 Kingsland Avenue, Bklyn

                                                                              postcard
                                                                              Untitled, watercolor

                                                                                Chess-Adjustable Objects

                                                                                12/3/11-1/21/12, Opening Reception: Dec 3, 3p-6p
                                                                                Medialia Gallery
                                                                                335 W 38th St, 4th Flr, NY

                                                                                Chess Grid Chess Grid
                                                                                Untitled pair, watercolor and folded paper