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B.A. Sarah Lawrence College 1979

Bronxville, N.Y.

M.A. Program 1984-86

City College CCNY New York, N.Y.

Awarded the Goodman Fellowship for Poetry 1985

New York Studio School Drawing Marathon NY NY June 1996


Director of the Jules Olitski Family Estate

Vice Chair of the Jules Olitski Art Foundation

Solo Exhibitions    
1985 “Lauren Olitsky’s Drawings”  Greenfields Cafe, Brooklyn, N.Y. Nov-Dec

1996 “Bare-New Work by Lauren Olitski”, Windham Art Gallery, Brattleboro, Vt.   Oct 4-27

1997 “Lauren Olitski, Recent Work”, Curated by John Bross Sept 2 - 27, 1997Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, Ma.

1999    “Lauren Olitski New  Paintings” Long Fine Art, New York, NY May 6 - June 5, 1999
            “Island Vision-An Exhibit of Island Landscapes”  Collected Works Brattleboro, VT  Nov 5- Dec 31

2000   “Lauren Olitski New Paintings” Long Fine Art, New York, NY Oct 5-Nov 5

2001  “Lauren Olitski” Elaine Baker Gallery, Boca Raton, Fl April 5-30
         “Lauren Olitski” Gallery One, Toronto May 26 - June 14

2002  “January Heat, Recent Paintings by Lauren Olitski Philadelphia Art  Alliance, Philadelphia, PA May 22- July 7
         “Lauren Olitski” CW White Gallery, Portland, Me Aug 7 -Sept 21

2005  “Lauren Olitski New Paintings” Donna Tribby Fine Art, W.Palm Beach, Fl  March 9- April 10

2007  “Under the Snow- New Work by Lauren Olitski” Amy E Tarrant  Gallery, Flynn Center for Performing Arts, Burlington VT Jan 5-Mar 3rd
          “Lauren Olitski” Gallery One, Toronto, Ont. Mar 31-Apr

2008   “Lauren Olitski-Views of the Water”, Chi-Lin Gallery Meredith, NH Aug 1- Sept 9, 2008(extended thru Oct)

2009    “Lauren Olitski Water Paintings”, Chi-Lin Gallery Meredith NH August 7-  Sept 13

2010   “Summer Work -New Paintings by Lauren Olitski “ Chi-Lin Gallery  Meredith NH Aug 8-  Sept

2014  “Lauren Olitski: Warm Up”,  Baker Sponder Gallery Boca Raton Fla Mar 13 – Apr 9, 2014

2015  “ Lauren Olitski - Painting From Nature” Mitchell Giddings Fine Arts  Brattleboro, VT May 28-June 28

2017   "Lauren Olitski- Figure 1993-2017" Curated by Lisa Mendelsund 118 Gallery Brattleboro, VT October 5-30, 2017

2021  "Lauren Olitski - On Edge", Marlboro Community Center, August 18 - Sept 12th, 2021

          “Lauren Olitski - Seasonal”, Brattleboro Music School Sept 15, 2021- Sept 2022

Two Person Exhibitions
2007 “Knocking at the Door Lauren Olitski and Jim Walsh” Sideshow Gallery  April 28- May 28

2008  “ Jim Walsh and Lauren Olitski” Gallery 2 Vermont Artisan, Brattleboro, VT    January 2 - Feb

Three Person Exhibitions
1995    “Mia Scheffy, Lauren Oliski, Terry Sylvester” Windham Art Gallery  Brattleboro, VT Aug 4 - Aug 27

1999     “Williamson, Olitski, Colligan”  Windham Art Gallery, Brattleboro, VT June   4- 28

2002    “Interpreting Landscapes- Lauren Olitski, Kris Calnan, David Putnam”  Thorne Sagendorph Gallery Keene State College Keene, NH Sept 3-Oct 13

2005    "Studies in Abstraction Lauren Olitski, Susan Roth, Ann Walsh Oct 24th-  Nov 3rd, Student Union Gallery U Mass Amherst, Ma    

2007     “The Olitskis on Bear Island - Eve, Lauren and Jules “     Chi Lin Gallery Meredith, NH Aug 17-Sept 27,
2007-8  “Julie Durkin, Lauren Olitski , and Julia Whitney Barnes” Mulry Fine Art West Palm Beach, Fl  Dec 1, 2007 - Jan 5, 2008

2012    “Color And Edge: Lauren Olitski, Susan Roth, Ann Walsh”,  Sideshow  Gallery Brooklyn, NY March 31 – May 06, 2012

                      traveled to Drury Gallery Marlboro College, Marlboro, VT July 12-Sept 12, 2013

Group Exhibitions
1994-1999                                    Windham Art Gallery, Brattleboro, Vt.                    
1995                                             Penny Pitou Estate, Gilford, N.H.
1995-1997                                    Chaffee Art Center, Rutland, Vt.
1995, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2002     Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery, Keene, NH
1996                                             CS Schulte Gallery, Milburn, N.J.
                                                     Ohavi Zedek Synagogue, Burlington, Vt.
1996, 1997, 1999,                        Stratton Arts Festival, Stratton, Vt
1997                                             The Art Guild, Farmington, Ct                
1998                                             West Village Meeting House, Brattleboro, Vt.        
                                                     Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, Ma
1999- 2002                                   Long Fine Art, New York
1999- 2001                                   Virginia Lynch Gallery, Tiverton Four Corners, R.I.
2001- 2003                                   CW White Gallery, Portland, Me.
2002                                             Chaos Gallery, Wilmington, Vt
2003                                             Perrella Gallery, Johnstown, NY                        
2004                                             Hudson Opera House, Hudson NY                      
2004                                             McIninch Gallery, SNHU , Manchester, NH                
2006- 2017                                   Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2007                                             FLOW Miami Invitational Art Fair -Mulry Fine Art at the Dorset Hotel  Miami Beach, FL.
2007-2008                                    Mulry Fine Art, West Palm Beach, Fl
2010                                             Eclipse Gallery, North Adams, MA    
2014-2015                                    Chi-Lin Gallery, Meredith, NH
2015                                             Baker Sponder Gallery, Boca Raton, Fl
2015                                             Mitchell Giddings Fine Art, Brattleboro, VT
2016                                             118 Elliot Gallery, Brattleboro, Vt  “Big Stitches, Rough Cuts, Nothing  Nice” Curated by Lisa Mendelsund Mar 11 -13, 2016
2016-17                                        Brattleboro Museum, Brattleboro, VT “Luscious” curated by Mara Williams, October 28, 2016 - February 6, 2017

2020                                             The Sanger Gallery, Studios of Key West, Key West, Fl "Liminal,Amanda Church, Paula De Luccia, Beth Kaminstein,

                                                         Lauren Olitski, Leslie Parke", Nov 11-26, 2020 11-5-26, 2020

Selected Public Collections

Sam & Adele Golden Foundation New Berlin, NY

Cyrus and Myrtle Katzen Art Center, American University, Washington DC

Galeria Metta, Madrid, Spain

McInich Gallery, Southern NH University, Manchester, NH

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