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Fan Grosewald was classified an abstract impressionist by ART News and later reviewed as a lyric abstractionist. She has been critiqued as doing work that "keeps close to nature . . . . expresses feeling of growth and movement."
Grosewald received her early art training from Seymour Lipton, mid-century America's pre-eminent sculptor. She was a special student in the Hunter College Art Department and studied at the Art Students League with Robert Motherwell, Richard Lippold, William Baziotes, and Gabor Petordi.
She was a private art instructor for children and adults, 1983-89, at the University Settlement House and an artist-in-residence and art therapist at their summer camp. Grosewald conducted group seminars on eighteenth through twentieth century American art at the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She also served as a columnist, commentator, and educator, writing a column entitled "Art Reflections" for the East Side News and occasionally guesting on "Midday," a Jacksonville, FL television program.
Grosewald works in varied paint media but primarily in oils. Her paintings are in the collections of New York HIP, the Henry Street and University Settlements, Meals-on-Wheels, various public libraries, and in many private collections. She has exhibited with Pen & Brush, the Henry Street Settlement House, the New School, Arts for Living, Citibank, and the LENA Visual Arts Program, which included a traveling show of watercolors and prints shown at Manhattan public libraries. She has had gallery shows at Ann Koppolman, Artist's Cove, Ahda Artz, Koltnow, Artists Equity Association, and Creative East.
Regina Stewart, Executive Director