Artist Biography

Maurice Sievan



Exhibition history (Selected):

1926:

“Winter Exhibition,” National Academy of Design

1933 and 1934:

Midtown Gallery, New York, N.Y.

1938:

“Annual Exhibition,” National Academy of Design

A.C.A. Gallery, New York, N.Y.

1939:

Contemporary Arts Gallery, New York, N.Y. (One Man show)

1940:

Bucknell University, “Small Paintings for the Home by Artists of Today,”

1941:

“The Twentieth International Exhibition of Watercolors,” Art Institute of Chicago

1942:

“American Artists for Victory,” Metropolitan Museum of Art

1943:

Painting in the United States,” Carnegie Institute of Fine Arts

1944:

“The One Hundred & Thirty-Ninth Annual Exhibition of Painting & Sculpture,” Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

1945:

“19th Bienneal Exhibition,” Corcoran Gallery of Art

1946:

“Exhibition of Paintings & Sculpture from the Federation of Modern

Painters & Sculptors Incorporated of New York,” traveled to: Rochester Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, N.Y.; William R. Nelson Gallery of Art, Kansas City; M. H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco.

1948:

The Jewish Museum, New York, N.Y.

1949:

“Faculty Show,” Queens College, Queens, N.Y.

1950:

“Paintings on Monhegan Island,” William A. Farnsworth Museum, Rockland, Maine.

1952:

Woodstock Art Association, Woodstock, N.Y.

1953:

“International Watercolor Exhibition,” Brooklyn Museum, N.Y.

1954:

“Annual Exhibition,” National Academy of Design, New York, N.Y.

1955:

“Retrospective Exhibition,” Mint Museum, Charlotte, N.C.

1956:

“Recent Drawings,” Museum of Modern Art, New York, N.Y.

1959:

“International Watercolor Exhibition,” Brooklyn Museum, New York, N.Y.

1962:

“American Figure Painting, 1957-62,” Finch College Museum of Art, New York, N.Y.

1964:

“Recent Acquisitions,” Museum of Modern Art, New York, N.Y.

1974:

“Maurice Seivan Retrospective,” Queens Museum, Flushing, N.Y.

1986:

“Tides of Immigration: Romantic Visions and Urban Realities,” Museum of the Borough of Brooklyn at Brooklyn College, N.Y

1991:

“The Man Who Loved New York,” National Arts Club, New York, N.Y.

1992:

“The Artist as Outsider,” Artists for Mental Health, Newark Museum, Newark, N.J.

1993:

“Culture and Continuity: The Jewish Journey,” The Jewish Museum, New York, N.Y.

1997:

“Creative Lives: New York Paintings and Photographs by Maurice & Lee Sievan," Museum of the City of New York.