Title: Fish Vase
Medium: Oil on canvas
Size: 60" x 48"
Fish received her BA from Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts and her MFA from Yale University School of Art & Architecture, New Haven, Connecticut. She is well known for her brilliantly hued, light filled still lifes and landscapes with figures, and an exciting body of prints in a variety of media. Her work is in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; the Dallas Museum of Art, Texas; The Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois; Powers Institute, Sydney, Australia; and others. She has been published in The Prints of Janet Fish, by Linda Konheim Kramer, John Szoke Graphics, Inc., New York, 1997 and Janet Fish, by Garret Henry, Burton-Skira, Geneva, Switzerland, 1987. Fish is represented by D. C. Moore Gallery, 724 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10019.
Her selected exhibitions include: Missouri Traveling Exhibition,1995 - '97; Yale Collects Yale, Yale University Art Gallery, Connecticut, 1993; New Viewpoints, Seville World Expo, US Pavilion, Spain, 1992; Selections from the Glen C. James Collection, Spiva Art Museum, Joplin, Ohio, 1993; Collector's Annual, Contemporary Art, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Florida, 1990; Butler Institute of American Art, 1979; Eight Contemporary American Realists, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and North Carolina Museum of Art, 1977; and The Liberation, Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC and U.S. Information Agency Traveling Exhibition, Europe, 1976 - '77.
Fish's awards include: American Academy of Arts and Letters Award, 1994; Aspen Art Museum Woman in Arts Award, 1993; Hubbard Museum Award, 1991; Australia Council for Arts Grant, 1975; Harris Award, Chicago Biennale, 1974; and MacDowell Fellowship, 1968, '69 and '72.