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*solo exhibitions



Fifth International Biennial, São Paulo, Brazil

*The Queens Museum of Art, NYC

Museum of Modern Art of São Paulo, Brazil

Museum of Modern Art of Bahia, Brazil

Documentary Film, filmsonartists.com

*American Academy of Arts and Letters, NYC

*Artists Space, NYC

Sulkin Secant Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA

Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts, CA

São Paulo Museum of Art, Brazil



2017*    “The Displaced”  Critical Practices Inc 21st Street Projects NYC

2017        Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY

2016*      Joan Mitchell Center, New Orleans, LA

                 Community Talk with Slide Presentation

2016*      VOCA-Joan Mitchell Foundation, Museum of the City of New York, NY

                 Live Interview and Slide Presentation

2016       Sheroes, School of Visual Arts, NY

               “Three Woman Artists”

2016       Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY

2015*      Greene County Council for the Arts, Catskill, NY

                “Jailbirds and the New Jim Crow” Installation and Public Discussion

2015        Interview and Art Images, 70pluslifeatthetop.com

                Online News Magazine

2014*      Kleinert-James Art Center, Woodstock, NY

                “Jailbirds and Flowers” Installation and Public Discussion

2014        Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ

                “Women Choose Women Again”

2013      Imogene Holloway Gallery, Saugerties, NY

                “Cars” Installation

2011        KTD Monastery, Woodstock, NY

                “Refugee Paintings”

2011        Brooklyn Creative League, Brooklyn, NY

2010        Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY

2009*      Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY

                “The Hand Knows Everything”

2006*      Studio 9AA, Chelsea Arts Building, NYC

               “Mantooth New Work”

2005*     Kleinert-James Art Center, Woodstock, NY

                “A Life in Paint”

2000*     Muroff-Kofler Visual Arts Gallery, Stone Ridge, NY

                “Paint and Writing”

1998*     York College Gallery, Queens, NY

                 Paintings and Drawings

1997*     Atlantic Gallery, NYC


1994*     Gallery 1199, NYC

1991*      The Meadow Brook Gallery, Oakland University, MI

                “In the Spirit of Protest”



2017            Byrdcliffe Artist in Residence, Woodstock, NY

2016            Joan Mitchell Center Residency, New Orleans, LA

2015            Byrdcliffe Artist in Residence, Woodstock, NY

2015            Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

2013            Byrdcliffe Artist in Residence, Woodstock, NY

2013            Pollock Krasner Grant

2013            New York Foundation for the Arts Grant

2011-13       The Joan Mitchell Foundation, CALL Grant, NYC, NY

2009           The Yaddo Corporation Residency, Saratoga Springs, NY

2007            The Yaddo Corporation Residency, Saratoga Springs, NY

2008            The Sacatar Residency, Bahia, Brazil

2006            The Yaddo Corporation Residency, Saratoga Springs, NY

2002            Santa Fe Art Institute, Visiting Artist, Santa Fe, NM

1997             New York Foundation for the Arts, Emergent Forms Award

1996            Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, NY, Painting Grant Award

1994            The Joan Mitchell Foundation NYC, Painting Award

1990            The MacDowell Colony Residency, NH, Dreyfus Award

1989            American Academy of Arts and Letters Painting Award


2017             VOCA Interview

2014             Audio Recording of Lanford Wilson’s Hot L Baltimore, New York, NY

2004            Film, Kinsey, role of The Poet

1981-02       York College, City University of New York, NYC

1971-95       Circle Repertory Company, NYC

1993            Video: Henrietta Mantooth

1975-83       University of Illinois, Urbana

1982             78 Theater Lab, NYC

1980             Caramoor Music Festival, NY

1979             Juilliard Theater, NYC

1972-80       All Angels Theater Troop, NYC

1979             University of Indiana, Bloomington

1974             Manhattan Theater Club, NYC            



Featured Interview with Don West, and editorial “One of a Kind,” 70pluslifeatthetop.com, 2015

Charlie Holmes, “Looking Behind the Bars at Prison,” The Daily Mail, Catskill, NY, 2015

WGXC Radio, Interview with Michelle Lewis, Hudson, NY, 2015

Charlie Holmes, “A Life Rehabilitated,” The Daily Mail, Catskill, NY, 2015

“Prison Panel: Behind Bars” Press Release, GCCA, The Daily Mail, Catskill, NY, 2015

Lynn Woods, “Henrietta Mantooth’s Jailbirds and Flowers” Almanac Weekly, October 2014

Paul Smart, “Car Show,” Woodstock Times, 2013

Rebecca Rothbaum, “Life in Paint,” Poughkeepsie Journal, 2005

Paul Smart, “The Accidental Artist,” Woodstock Times, March 2005

“Mantooth at Kleinert Arts Center,” Kingston Freeman, March 2005

“Mantooth at Kleinert,” Catskill Arts Magazine, March 2005

Paul Smart, “Colleague Curation,” Woodstock Times, April 2002

Rick O’Corozine, “Saying It With Feeling,” Woodstock Times, November 2000

Arlene Raven, “Days with Art,” Village Voice, October 1993

Eileen Swift, “Messages Sent Through Art,” Newsday, March 1991

Alastair Gordon, “Different Women, Different Views,” Newsday, March 1991

Joy Hakenson, “Gallery Doors Open Slowly for Woman Artists,” Detroit News, February 1991

Eleanor Munroe, “Originals: American Women Artists,” NYC 1979

“Three Women Painters,” WBAI Interview, December 1975

Mel Gussow review of e.e.cummings “him” scenic design, New York Times, April 1974

Howard Thompson review “Thomas Andros” scenic design, New York Times, June 1973

Village Voice review “Thomas Andros” scenic design, Circle Repertory, June 1973

Nancy Azara “Found Women,” Ms. Magazine, January 1973


(Member Actors Equity and SAG)        (Fluent in Spanish and Portuguese languages)



Art Students League, George Grosz Scholarship, NYC

Martenot Drawing and Sculpture Studio, Florence, Italy

Andre Lhote Painting Studio, Paris

Sossy Cuylen/da Costa Studios, São Paulo, Brazil

Polakov School of Scenic Design, NYC

Circle Repertory Workshop, NYC

Joseph Chaikin Theater Workshop, NYC

Christine Lavren Theater Workshop, NYC

Bill Esper Theater School, NYC

University of Missouri at Columbia, BA

University of Mexico City, DF, Spanish Studies

University of Caracas, Venezuela, Arts and Letters in Spanish