Anita Shrager
 
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Anita Shrager
 

Anita Shrager

Summary:

Anita Shrager won a full scholarship to the University of the Arts, where she graduated with a degree in illustration and Painting.  Since settling in Bucks County she has taught and painted en plein air the river towns and landscapes of the area.

 

A few of Anita’s honors include:

 
  • Two Gold Medals from the National Arts Club
  • The Grumbacher Gold Medal for Excellence in Oil Color (National Award)
  • Four awards from the Phillip’s Mill Juried Art Exhibition; and most recently,
  • Selected as one of five featured artists in the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce Artists’ Studio Tour 2007
  • Invited to teach two classes this summer in the Buck’s County region
 
Works currently represented at the following galleries:

     
The National Arts Club, New York City, New York
 
Honors & Exhibits:
 
June 9th, 2007      One-person art exhibition at the Radclyffe Gallery
                                               
New Hope, Pennsylvania
Summer 2007      Invited to teach two summer Plein Air Painting classes
                                               
“Bucks County Plein Air Painting with Anita Shrager”
                                               
Mixed Media Art, New Hope, Pennsylvania
 
Spring 2007  One of Five Featured artist in Artists’ Studio Tour
Sponsored by: Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce
 
May 2007    Sabine Rose Gallery, Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Selected to participate in Juried Paint-Out Exhibiton
 
September 2006     Phillips Mill 77th Annual  Fall Exhibition
Award for Traditional Oil Painting in the style The New Hope School of Impressionism                                                                           
August 2006    Hunterton County Historical Society
Hunterton County Annual Juried Exhibition
          
February 2006 Coryell Gallery and the Lambertville Historical Society
Twenty-sixth annual juried art exhibition 
 
September 2005          Phillips Mill 76th Annual Fall Exhibition
Award for Traditional Oil Painting of the Delaware Valley  “The Old Canal, Lambertville”
                                         
May 2005    Travis Gallery, New Hope,Pennsylvania
“Contrasting Styles” 2 person show 
                                        
December 2004   The National Arts Club, New York City “
106th  Annual Exhibiting Artist Members’ Exhibition”                                       
                                        
September2004  Phillips  Mill 75th Annual  Exhibition
Award for a Traditional Painting in the Style 
Of The New Hope Impressionists
Phillips Mill Arts Associatiom
                                                       
December 2003   The National Arts Club, New York City, New York

105th Annual Exhibiting Artists Members Show

The Takayo Noda Award for Excellence in Oil Painting

                       

December 2002   The National Arts Club, New York City, NY
104th Annual Exhibiting Artist Show
                     
 
May 2002            Main Line Arts Center Haverford, Pennsylvania
“2002 Arts Festival Juried Exhibit and Show”
                                   
April 2002                 The Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia,
“139th Annual Exhibition of Small Oil Paintings”
                       
Award of Excellence, Oil Painting
                      
September 2000   73rd Annual Juried Art Exhibition Phillips Mill

Award for Oil Painting, “Bucks County Winter”

                                     
May 2001        Main Line Arts Center, Pennsylvania
“2001 Arts Festival Juried Exhibit and Show”
                                   
February 2001          Exhibiting Member Art League of Delaware County
 
December 2000   National Arts Club, New York City
“100th Annual Exhibiting Artist Member Exhibition
  
May 1998    Monmouth Museum, Monmouth County, New Jersey   “Annual Juried State Show “Guild of Art" Award for Landscape Painting    
                                           
May 1997    Monmouth Museum, Monmouth County, New Jersey “Annual Juried State Show”
 
December 1996   National Arts Club, New York City

Awarded Grumbacher Gold Medal

December 1995  The National Arts Club, New York City
95th Annual Exhibiting Artist Member Exhibition                                             
June 1995   National Community Artists Association of America Windsor Newton Oil Painting Award of Excellence
 May 1995     National Arts Club, New York City    
                                               
“Black and White of Paper Exhibition”
 
May 1995   “Annual Juried State Show” Monmouth Museum, Monmouth County, New Jersey
 
February 1995 Guild of Art, Shrewsbury, New Jersey
“Colors and Light” one person show
                      
June 1994      One person exhibition Borough Hall
Little Silver,New Jersey                                         
 
April 1994  “Annual Juried State Show” Honorable Mention
                                               
Ocean County Guild of Art, Ocean County, New Jersey
 
January 1993     Accepted for Membership as Exhibiting Artist National Arts Club, New York City 
                                         
Henery Lhurs Annual Memorial Award
                           
New Jersey Seashore “ Juried Show,Shrewsbury, New Jersey
                                                                  
Exhibiting Member Guild of Creative Art, New Jersey
                                               
Ocean County Guild of Art New Jersey
                                               
Art Alliance of Monmouth County,
Monmouth Festival of Arts, Monmouth College, New Jersey
 

Education

 

Awarded “Matching Scholarships”

Philadelphia Board of Education
Philadelphia College of Art  (University of the Arts)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Bachelor of Fine Arts  Degree in Illustration, 1967

 
 
Corporate Clients:
 
Works featured in fine collections – both personal collections and corporate -- including:
         Bohler Engineering, New Jersey
         Nabisco Hanover, New Jersey
         Sliffer Design, Edwards Colorado
         The Plastic Surgery Center, New Jersey