Amenoff, American (1948 - )
Gregory Amenoff is a painter who lives in New York City and
New Mexico. His BA is from Beloit College. In 1994 he received
an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from the Massachusetts College
of Fine Art in Boston. He is the recipient of numerous awards
from organizations including the American Academy of Arts and
Letters, National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council
on the Arts, Tiffany Foundation, and The Artist Foundation
of Massachusetts. He has had one person exhibitions in scores
of museums, public spaces and galleries throughout the United
States and Europe. His work is in the permanent collections
of more than thirty museums, including the Whitney Museum of
America Art, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the Museum
of Modern Art in New York and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
He has been a Professor of Art at Columbia since 1994 and
holds the Eve and Herman Gelman Chair of Visual Arts. He has
also taught at The School of Visual Arts in New York, Rhode
Island School of Design, Yale, Showhegan and numerous other
He has served as President of the National Academy of Design
in New York since 2001.
He serves on the Board of Directors of the Cue Art Foundation
and additionally serves as the Foundation Curator Governor.