Carole Naggar
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646 342 6314
Artist, Writer.
Born Cairo, Egypt.
Lived in Paris, France until 1987.
Based in New York since then
2005: Towards the End, 20 Recent Paintings.The Donald Gallery, Dobbs Ferry, NY,October-December
2004: Five Scrolls, Center for Ethical Culture, Riverdale, NY
2002,2003 & 2004:Open Studios, Rivertown Arts Council, NY
2001: In Praise of Shadows, Gallery@49, New York, NY
2000:The Peace Scroll (Permanent Installation), Seeds of Peace Conference Center, East Jerusalem, Israel
1999: Coexistence, a Retrospective, Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale University
1996: Ancient Letters, New Spells, Adine Fine Art, New York, NY
1995: The Shoah Series, Rockland Center for Holocaust Studies, Spring
Valley, NY (traveling exhibit in the US)
1995: The Unreadable Books, Pulse Art Gallery, New York, NY
1994: A Frontier of Sand, Riverdale YM-YWHA.
1993: Lascaux Paris-New York-Kent Gallery, Kent, CT
1992: The Four Elements/The Unreadable Books, Riverdale YM-YWHA, NY
1991: I Have Seen Flames, Shelter for Contemporary Art, Suzanne Dellal
Center, Tel-Aviv
2006 Five from the Middle East, Pomegranate Gallery, New York, May-June
2006: Group show, Gallery 2B, Budapest, Hungary
2005: Yoho Arts Association Open Studios, April 9 &10
2005: Grids, The Blue Door Gallery,Yonkers, May-June
2004 & 2005: Waldsee 1944:Postcards From Auschwitz, Gallery 2B, Budapest, Hungary (October 2004) and Hebrew Union College, NYC ( July-August, 2005). This exhibition is still circulating in Europe.
2003 & 2004: The Summer Show, Gallery @49, New York, NY
2002: Small Works, Gallery @49, New York, NY
2001: I Love Hangers, Hungarian Consulate, NYC (traveling exhibition)
2001: Surroundings, Gallery@49, New York, NYC
2000: Paper Abstractions, Gallery@49, New York, NYC
2000: Beyond Drawing, Westchester Arts Council, White Plains, NY
2000: Beyond Drawing, Art-on-Main Street, Yonkers, New York
1999: Artist's Books (Three artists), Hastings-on-Hudson Public Library, NY
1998,1997,1996,1995,1994:Faculty Show, New York University, Tisch School for
the Arts
1993-1994: Livres d'artistes du monde entier [Artists's Books: An
International Selection] Galerie Caroline Corre,Paris (touring exhibition in
1993: Faculty Show, New York University,Tisch School of the
1992:American Artist's Books, Iztvan Karaly Museum, Budapest, Hungary
1991:Juried Show '91.New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ
1991:War and Peace, Center for Book Arts, New York, NY
1991: Secrets, 494 Gallery, New York, NY
1991: Works on/of paper, The Priva B.Gross International Gallery, Bayside, NY
1991:The Book as Vessel, Second Oregon Book Biennale, State
Library, Salem, OR
1991:Scarlet Letters, Woodstock Guild Kleinert Art Center, Woodstock, NY
Faculty Show, Center for Book Arts, New York, NY
Un Libro Mas Para el Archivero [Another Book for the Archive], Museo de Arte
Carrillo Gil, Mexico
1988:Faculty Show, New York University, Tisch School of Arts, New York, NY
Franklin Furnace, New York
Center for Book Arts, New York
Museum of Modern Art, Artists, Books Archive, New York
Agency Sygma, New York
Denise Cadé Gallery, New York
El Archivero, Museo Carrillo Gil, Mexico
Marvin Sackner Archive for Visual and Concrete Poetry, Miami, Florida
Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, Hungary
Iztvan Karaly Museum, Budapest, Hungary
Edit Publishing S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland.
Caroline Corre Gallery, Paris
Scarici & Hollenbeck Inc., NY, NY
Private Collections in Europe, U.S., Israel and Canada.
Grant from the National Center of Literature, Paris (CNL), 1981
Grant from the Poetry Commission of the CNL, 1987.
Since 1975,member of the AICA (International Association of Art Critics)
Member of the Jury for the French National Prizes of Photography in
1982,1983,and 1984 awarded to William Klein, André Kertesz, and Robert
A member of the Jury for the American Institute, N.Y.U., 1996
A Member of the First Mother Jones Documentary Awards Jury, San Francisco, 1990.
A member of the Center for Book Arts, New York, 1989-1997
Artist-in-Residence, Seeds of Peace Summer Session, Kent, CT
Summer 1999
Artist-in-Residence, YM-YWHA, Riverdale, May-June 1994, a program made possible
with public funds from the Bronx Council on the Arts.
Golden Light Award for Best History of Photography Book, Maine
Photographic Workshop, July 1994.
Samuel Rubin Foundation Grant for publication of Catalogue ³John
Berger-Drawings, Winter 1994-1995.
2004: Postcards from Auschwitz, Exhibition Catalogue, Budapest/ New York
2002: Hangers, Exhibition Catalogue,
1995. Carole Naggar: The Unreadable Books², by Miriam Seidel.Art In
America, December.
1995.Rockland Center for Holocaust Studies Newsletter, Fall 1995: ”Mute
Testimony: The Unreadable Books of Carole Naggar”²
1995.Catalogue, Rockland Center for Holocaust Studies. “Unseen,
Unreadable” text by Gideon Ofrat, Curator. The Israeli Pavilion, Venice
Biennale, 1995.
1995.Catalogue Pulse Art Gallery. “Mute Testament: The Unreadable Books of
Carole Naggar” by Alex Sweetman.
1992. The Unreadable Books², American Art, winter 1992.Artist Pages.
1992.Catalogue American Book Arts.Istvan Kiraly Museum, Budapest, fall
1991.Catalogue New Jersey Center for Visual Arts. Statement by Donald Kuspit.
1991.Catalogue Woks on Paper. Text by Dita Amory, Curator of Drawings and
Prints at the National Academy of Design.
1991.Catalogue Un Libro Mas para El Archivero², Mexico (International
Exhibition of Artists¹ Books).
1990. I Have Seen Flames². Review of exhibit at Suzanne Dellal Center, Tel
Aviv, fall 1990,


Events Participated In

(05/03/2014 - 05/04/2014) The 11th Annual YOHO Artists Open Studios
(05/14/2011 - 05/15/2011) The 8th Annual YoHo Artists Spring Open Studios 2011
(11/14/2010) AUTUMN OPEN STUDIO 2010
(04/18/2009 - 04/19/2009) The Grand Unveiling of the NEW YOHO Facade & 6th Annual YOHO Artists Open Studio THIS WEEKEND
(05/17/2008 - 05/18/2008) 5th Annual YOHO Open Artist Studio 2008
(04/21/2007 - 04/13/2007) Yoho Artist Studios 2007