Gregory Amenoff (b. 1948) is a painter who lives in New York City and Ulster County, New York. 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 and Tiffany Foundation. He has had over fifty one-person exhibitions in museums 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 served as President of the National Academy of Design from 2001-2005. He is a founding member of the CUE Art Foundation where he serves on the Board and as the Foundation's Curator Governor.
(on leave Fall 2013)
The New York Times
In the 1980s and '90s Gregory Amenoff painted big, semiabstract, imaginary landscapes that evoked American Romantics like Albert Pinkham Ryder and Marsden Hartley....▶
Art in America
Gregory Amenoff’s aim, consistent over three decades, has been to capture in his paintings the sublime feeling of awe before nature....▶
Abstract Art Online
Gregory Amenoff clearly has his own solidly defined style but in his perfection of a cross-over abstract/landscape subject matter and dramatic approach....▶