Evelyn Leavens (1924-2013)

Selected Exhibitions
2012 Linear Configurations, McKay Imaging, Red Bank, NJ
2011 Beauregard Fine Art, Rumson, NJ
2010 Retrospective, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ
2009 67th Annual Juried National Audobon Artists, Salamagundi Club, NYC
2007 Group Show, SICA-Shore Institute of Contemporary Arts, Long Branch, NJ
2006 Group Show, Laurel Tracey Gallery, Red Bank, NJ
2004 Juried Show, Monmouth County Arts Council,
Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ
2003 17th Annual New Jersey Statewide Juried Exhibition, Art Alliance, Red Bank, NJ
2003 Retrospective, Art Alliance, Red Bank, NJ
2002 Invitational, Monmouth Festival of the Arts, Tinton Falls, NJ
2001 Invitational, Black Box, Asbury Park, NJ
2001 15th Annual New Jersey Statewide Juried Exhibition, Art Alliance, Red Bank, NJ
1999 R. Cuming Gallery, Moscow, VT
1997 The Aljira National 3, Newark, NJ
1997 “Small Treasures”, Susan Berke Fine Art, New York, NY
1997 State Show, Art Alliance, Red Bank, NJ
1995 Solo exhibition, Gallery Jupiter, Little Silver, NJ
1990 “Maximum Diversity”, City Without Walls, Newark, NJ
1990 “New Members”, City Without Walls, Newark, NJ
1989 NJ Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ
1987 Gallery Jupiter, Little Silver, NJ
1985 Pavilion Gallery, Mt. Holly, NJ
1985 NJ State Arts Council Fellowship Recipient, Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ
1985 The Prudential, Holmdel, NJ
1984 Summit Art Center, Summit, NJ
1983 Educational Testing Center, Princeton, NJ

1983 Tweed Gallery, Plainfield, NJ
1982 Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ
1980 NJ State Arts Council Fellowship Recipient Show, NJ State Museum, Trenton, NJ
1980 Monmouth College, Long Branch, NJ
1977 NJ Arts Council Biennial, NJ State Museum, Trenton, NJ
1976 Solo exhibition, Studio Gallery, Red Bank, NJ
1952 Solo exhibition, Old Mill Gallery, Tinton Falls, NJ

 

 

Awards and Honors
2009 Who's Who of American Artists
2004 Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame, Red Bank Regional High School
2000 Honorable Mention, Monmouth County Arts Council
1999 Honorable Mention, Monmouth County Arts Council
1988 Women of Achievement Award for the Arts, Monmouth County Advisory Commission on the Status of Women
1985 NJ State Council on the Arts Fellowship
1983 Heimlick Award, NJ Watercolor Society
1983 Princeton Bank Award, Garden State Watercolor Society
1980 Fellowship, NJ State Council on the Arts
1976 Warner Lambert Award, NJ Watercolor Society
1958 New York Times #2 Best Seller “Boswell’s Life of Boswell” Simon & Schuster

Selected Collections
Pfizer, Inc.
Hoffman-LaRoche
Simon & Schuster
The Dwight D. Eisenhower Archives
Estate of William “Count” Basie
Mr. Steve Allen
Mr. Chuck Scarborough
Mr. Richard Neer

Education
Self-taught
Studied at Monmouth College
Vermont Studio Center  - study with Malcolm Morley, Archie Rand & Neil Welliver, 1987

 
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