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          School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1942-1947
          Tufts University, 1942-1947


          American Academy of Arts and Letters, Jimmy Ernst Prize, 2001
          National Academy of Fine Arts, Edwin Palmer Award in Painting,2001, 1999
          National Academy of Fine Arts, Benjamin Altman Award in Painting,1997
          Child Hassam Fund Purchase, 1986
          College Art Association, 1986
          American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, Hassam and Speicher Fund
              Purchase, 1981
          National Foundation of the Arts and Humanities, Sabbatical Grant,1967-68

S O L O  E X H I B I T I O N S

          Awakening Sky: A Survey of Watercolors, Alpha Gallery, Boston, 2019
        Alpha Gallery, Boston, 2017, 2012, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998, 1997, 1995, 1994,
             1993,1992, 1991,1989, 1988, 1987, 1984, 1982, 1980, 1977, 1975,1971,1969, 1968
         Bernard Chaet: Seascapes, List Gallery Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA, 2012
         Bernard Chaet, Observations and Intentions, Lew Allen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM,
         Portraits, Jonathan Edwards College, New Haven, CT, 2010
         Lew Allen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM, 2008 (catalogue)
         David Findlay Gallery, New York, NY, 2007 (7 shows since 1991)
         Butler Institute of Art, Youngstown, OH (painting retrospective), traveling to Harnett   
            Museum of Art, University of Richmond, VA; and Amherst College, MA, (catalogue),
          University of Richmond Museums, Richmond, VA, 2005
          MB Modern, New York, NY, 2000
          Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester, MA, 1998, (catalogue)
          MB Modern, New York, NY, 1998
          MD Modern, Dallas, TX, 1998
          New York Studio School, New York, NY, 1998. Traveling to the Cape Ann Museum
             Gloucester, MA (catalogue)
          Marilyn Pearl Gallery, New York, 1991, 1989, 1987, 1986, 1983,1982, 1981, 1979, 1977
          "Five Decades of Drawing," organized by the Boston Public Library, traveling to Yale
          University, University of Louisville, Southern Methodist University, University of  
              Montana, Holter Museum, Montana, Indiana University, University of Michigan,
              College of William and Mary, and Maryland, Institute College of Art; 1990-1992
          Jane Haslem Gallery, Washington, D.C., 1989
          J. Rosenthal Fine Arts, Chicago, 1989, 1986
          Jaffe-Fried Gallery, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, 1986
          "Themes and Variations: 1942-1983," Washington Art Association, Washington Depot,
               CT, 1984
          Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, 1982
          Trinity College, Hartford, 1979
          Marilyn Pearl Gallery, New York, traveling to the College of William and Mary,
              Williamsburg, VA; Hermitage Foundation Museum, Lockhaven, VA; Weatherspoon
              Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, 1978
          Forum Gallery, New York, 1975
          Jane Haslem Gallery, Washington, D.C., 1973
          Swarthmore College, 1972
          Keene State College, 1972
          Brockton Art Center, Brockton, MA, (retrospective) , 1970
          University of Connecticut, 1969
          Stable Gallery, New York, 1967, 1961, 1959
          Boris Mirski Gallery, Boston, MA, 1965, 1961, 1959, 1957, 1955,1951, 1946
          The White Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1961
          Bertha Schaefer Gallery, New York, 1954

S E L E C T E D  G R O U P  E X H I B I T I O N S

          Contemporary Responses to Modernism: A New England Perspective, Art Gallery,
               University of Southern Maine, Gorham, ME, 2019
         Modernism and its Legacy, McIninch Art Gallery, Southern New Hampshire University,
             Manchester, NH, 2018, curated by Joanna Fink (catalogue)
         Bernard Chaet and Charles Cajori, Two American Masters, BigTown Gallery, Rochester,
             Vermont, 2010
         Bernard Chaet and Ninon Lacey, BigTown Gallery, Rochester, VT, 2008
         The New American Sublime: Landscape and Abstraction by Contemporary Painters,
             Schick Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, 2008
         Landscaping, Lohin Geduld Gallery, New York, NY, 2006
         Natural Selections, Landscape Print Portfolio from Center Street Studio, Joel and Lila
             Harnett Print Study Center, University of Richmond Museums, Richmond, VA, 2006
         Face to Face, David Findlay, Jr. Fine Art, New York, NY, 2004 (catalog)
         More Than One: Prints and Portfolios from the Center Street Studio, Boston, Iris and B.
             Gerald Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, 2004
         Summer Selections, Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA, 2004
         Works on Paper, Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA, 2003-04
         Painting in Boston: 1950-2000, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA, 2002
         The Visionary Decade: New Voices in Art in 1940s Boston, Boston University Art Gallery,
              Boston, MA, 2002
          American Academy Invitational Exhibition, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New
              York, NY, 2001
          Against the Grain: The Second Generation of Boston Impressionism, The Art Gallery,
              University of New Hampshire, Durham, 2000
          Green Woods and Crystal Waters: The American Landscape Tradition Since 1950, The
              Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK; travelling to John and Mable Ringling Museum
              of Art, Sarasota, FL, and Davenport Museum of Art, Davenport, Iowa, 1999-2000
          Zeuxis, An Association of Still Life Painters with Guests, Boston University Sherman
              Gallery, Boston, MA, 1998
          One Thing on Top of Another, Kerygma Gallery, Ridgewood, NJ, 1998
          American Academy Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, American Academy
              of Arts and Letters, New York, NY, 1996
          Boston's Honored Artists: Still Working, Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA, 1995
          Inspired by Nature: A Contemporary View, Boston College Museum of Art, Chestnut Hill,
              MA, 1995
          Small Scale, Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA, 1993
          After 25 Years: A New Beginning, Alpha Gallery, Boston, 1992
          American Drawing, University of Virginia Museum, Charlottesville, 1989
          Recent Acquisitions, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C., 1989
          Contemporary Watercolors, Scripps College, Claremont, CA, 1987
          161st Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York, 1986
          The Watercolor Show, Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY; 1986
          Contemporary Watercolor Paintings: Influence from the East, College of the Mainland
              Art Gallery, Texas City, TX; 1985
          Modern Masters of Classical Realism, Allen Prieb Gallery, University of Wisconsin,
              Oshkosh; 1984
          New Vistas: Contemporary American Landscapes, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY;
          20th Century American Watercolor, curated by Janice Oresman, The Gallery Association
              of New York State; 1983-84
          Painting of the Fifties, Marilyn Pearl Gallery, NY; 1983
          Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro; 1983
          Realistic Directions, Zolla Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA;
          American Figurative Expressionism: 1950-1960, Marilyn Pearl Gallery, New York, 1982
          Portraits, Marilyn Pearl Gallery, New York; 1980
          The American Scene: Contemporary Landscape Views, Marilyn Pearl Gallery, New York;
          Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT; 1976
          Four New England Artists, University of Massachusetts; 1968
          Six Who Draw, State University of New York, Cortland, 1968
          Recent Drawings USA, Museum of Modern Art, NY; 1966
          Boston Collects, Boston University; 1963
          Drawings USA, St. Paul Art Center; 1963
          Five New England Artists, Silvermine Guild, Ct; 1962
          Corcoran Biennial of American Painting, Corcoran Gallery, Washington, D.C.; 1962
          Worcester Art Museum, MA; 1962
          Eight from Connecticut, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT; 1962
          University of Illinois Biennial of American Painting, 1961, 1952, 1951
          Four New England Artists, Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, NH; 1960 
          University of Indiana Museum, Bloomington; 1960
          Phillips Gallery, Washington, D.C.; 1959
          Detroit Art Institute; 1958
          Dessins Americaines Contemporains, traveling exhibition to French museums, organized
               by the Boston Public Library Print Department
          Selections I, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; 1957
          Golden Years of American Drawing, Brooklyn Museum; 1956
          International Biennial of Watercolors, Brooklyn Museum; 1955
          Art Institute of Chicago; 1955
          Fort Worth Museum, TX; 1954
          San Francisco Art Institute; 1953
          Moods and Movements - Boston, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA; 1951
          American Drawings, Los Angeles County Art Museum; 1946

S E L E C T E D  C O L L E C T I O N S

          Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
          Amerada Hess
          Arthur Anderson, Chicago
          A.T.& T.
          Bank of Boston
          Boston Public Library
          Brooklyn Museum
          Brown University, Providence, RI
          Chemical Bank, New York & London
          Chicago Art Institute
          DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
          E.F. Hutton, New York
          Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
          Grey Art Gallery, New York University
          Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C.
          Hood Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
          I.B.M., New York
          Lehman Brothers Kuhn Loeb, New York
          Mellon Bank, Pittsburgh
          Metropolitan Museum
          Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
          Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
          National Westminster Bank, USA
          New England Life
          New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe
          New York Public Library
          Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
          Smithsonian American Art Museum
          Southeast Banking Corporation, Florida
          State University of New York, Cortland
          University of Connecticut, Storrs
          University of Massachusetts
          Weatherspoon Gallery of Art, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
          Frederick Wight Gallery, University of California, Los Angeles
          Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
          Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

S E L E C T E D  B I B L I O G R A P H Y

          Modernism and its Legacy, exhibition catalogue, McIninch Art Gallery, University of
               Southern New Hampshire, (essay by Joanna Fink), 2018
         A Breath of Plein-Air: 45 Years of Landscapes and Portraits, (essay by Edward    
               Lucie-Smith) Lew Allen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM, 2008 (exhibition catalogue)
         The New American Sublime: Landscape and Abstraction by Contemporary Painters,
               exhibition essay by Paul Sattler, Schick Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga
               Springs, NY, 2008
          A Good Day for Painting: The Art of Bernard Chaet, (essay by Lisa Amato), Eli Marsh
               Gallery, Amherst College, Amherst, MA, 2006 (exhibition catalogue)
          Face to Face, exhibition catalogue, David Findlay Jr. Fine Art, New York, NY, 2004.
          Evan Ide. Against the Grain: The Second Generation of Boston Expressionism, Durham,
               NH: University of New Hampshire, 2000.
          Roger Martin, Chaet's Fascinating Paintings, Gloucester Daily Times, June 11, 1998,
               p. A6
          Chaet's Rocky Coastal Work Reflects Cape Ann, Gloucester Daily Times, June 11, 1998,
               p. A9
          Bernard Chaet, Gloucester, MA: Cape Ann Museum, 1998 (exhibition catalogue)
          Landscape Themes; Contemporary Artists Talk About Painting the Landscape, Art New
               England, June/July, 1998, p. 13-15
          Kit White, Bernard Chaet at New York Studio School, Review, March 15, 1998, p. 16
          Andrew Forge et al. Bernard Chaet, New York, New York Studio School, 1998, 12 pp.
               (exhibition catalogue)
          Nancy Stapen, Boston: Bernard Chaet/Alpha, ARTnews, January, 1996, p.133
          Nan Stalnaker, A Generation's Best, The Tab, Oct. 17, 1995, p. 7B
          Christine Temin, With Landscape Shows, BC Sets Off a Blast of Beauty, The Boston
               Globe, July 5, 1995, p. 53 and 56
          Nancy Stapen, Showcasing the Artist Who Recast Hubscene, The Boston Globe, February
               9, 1995, p. 63 and 66
          Nancy Stapen, Landscape Infused with Passion, Richness, The Boston Globe, March 7,
          Robert Taylor, Bernard Chaet Expands Boundaries of Drawing, The Boston Globe,
               Nov. 19, 1989, p. A6
          Margaret Hawkins, Chaet's Art Celebrates the Joy of Seeing, The Chicago Sun-Times, Jan.
               23, 1987, p. 21
          Vivien Raynor, "Works of an Artist Who Paints for Himself," The New York Times,
               June 17,1984
          Robert Taylor, review of Alpha Gallery exhibition, The Boston Sunday Globe, Nov. 20,
          Michael Brenson, review of exhibition, The New York Times, March 2, 1894
          Janice C. Oresman, Bernard Chaet, Arts Magazine, Nov. 1982, p. 3
          Helen Thomas, Bernard Chaet, Arts, June, 1978
          Susan Zaveruha, Chaet Works Show Engineered Space; Giotto. Vermeer Affect Wilcox
, Swarthmore College Phoenix, April 18, 1972
          Jean Begantini Grillo, Art: Conversation With..., The Phoenix, Oct. 26, 1971
          Boston After Dark, Oct. 8, 1969
          Edgar Driscoll Jr., A New Dimension in Chaet Show, The Boston Globe, Oct. 17, 1968
          Edgar Driscoll Jr., Chaet Returns with Recent Works, Paintings on View at Mirski Gallery,
               The Christian Science Monitor, Sept. 29, 1961


          Poses Visiting Artist, Brandeis University, Fall, 1998
          William Leffingwell Professor of Painting, Yale University, Department of Art,
          Artist in Residence, Dartmouth College, Fall, 1986
          Professor of Painting, Yale University, 1951-1979
          National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities, Sabbatical Grant, 1967-68
          Visiting Artist, American Academy in Rome, 1962–63


          An Artist’s Notebook, Holt, Rinehart & Winston, NY, 1979.
          The Art of Drawing, Holt, Rinehart & Winston, NY, 1970, 1978 (2nd edition),
               1983 (3rd edition)
          Artists at Work, Webb Books, Cambridge, MA, 1961.
          Contributing Editor, Arts Magazine, 1956–1960.
          Twentieth Century Drawings, Yale University Gallery, Preface to illustrated catalogue,