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1981   BFA, Painting, Newcomb College of Tulane University
1996   MFA, Painting, University of New Orleans

Solo Exhibitions

2017   Sisters, Jonathan Ferarra Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2015   Reckless Daughter (in real time), Octavia Art Gallery, Houston, TX
2013   Ritual Devotion (Two), Octavia Art Gallery, New Orleans, LA (catalogue)
          Ritual Devotion, Zoya Tommy Contemporary, Houston, TX
2011   Washed (to the sea and other waters), Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2009   Automatics, Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2004   Linked: New Paintings, Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2001   700 ft. square, Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1998   6 Medium Sized Paintings, Still-Zinsel Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1996   1 painting 8 times, The Mermaid, New Orleans, LA
          Paintings and Drawings, MFA Thesis Exhibition, University of New Orleans Fine Arts Gallery, New Orleans, LA
          Recent Paintings, Still-Zinsel Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1989   drawings, x art gallery, New Orleans, LA
1988   Abstract Works on Paper, Bienville Gallery, New Orleans, LA          
1986   Recent Drawings, Bienville Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1984   Anastasia Pelias Antippas, Bienville Gallery, New Orleans, LA

Group Exhibitions

2016  “A Building with a View”:Experiments in Anarchitecture, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA, curated by Andrea Andersson
         Bayou Moderne: 20th Century to the Present, Louisiana State University Museum of Art, curated by Sarah Clunis, Baton Rouge, LA
         mara/thalassa/sea, three-person exhibition, TuckUnder Projects, Minneapolis, MN (with sculptor Rian Kerrane and photographer Melissa Borman)
         La Femme, New Orleans Art Center, curated by Don Marshall, New Orleans, LA
2015  A Year in Review, Octavia Art Gallery, New Orleans, LA
         Locally Sourced, Katzen Arts Center, American University, Washington, DC
         Artfiction of the Battle of New Orleans, Studio Inferno, New Orleans, LA
         Crevasse 22: Surge, a Prospect.3 Biennial Satellite Exhibition, Poydras, LA
2014  LA to TX, Octavia Art Gallery, Houston, TX
         Imago Mundi, Prospect.3 Biennial Satellite Exhibition, New Orleans Museum of Art, curated by Diego Cortez, catalogue produced by FABRICA, New Orleans, LA
         Alluvial Constructs, Octavia Gallery, curated by Laura Sandoval, New Orleans, LA
         Water Works, Proteus Gowanus Gallery, curated by Christopher Saucedo, Brooklyn, NY
2013  Liquid Memory, two-person exhibition, Reynolds Ryan Art Gallery, curated by Kathryn Scurlock, New Orleans, LA (with painter Kathleen Loe)
         Southern Abstraction from the Permanent Collection, The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA
         Continuum, two-person exhibition, Georges Art Gallery, New Orleans, LA (with sculptor Jennifer Odem)
         Her Infinite Variety, Barristers Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2012  TODAY’S VISUAL LANGUAGE: Southern Abstraction, A Fresh Look, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL
         Louisiana Contemporary, The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, curated by Ren Barilleaux, New Orleans, LA
         Sant-a-art, Zoya Tommy Contemporary, Houston, TX
         Reflections 1997-2012, Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, LA
         Cinema Reset, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA
         NOLA NOW, Part II, Abstraction, Contemporary Arts Center, curated by Don Marshall, New Orleans, LA
         Everything All at Once, Antenna Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2011  A Disease of the Oyster, Prospect.2 Biennial Satellite Exhibition, The Pearl, curated by John Otte, New Orleans, LA
         Catalyst, Space 301, Centre for the Living Arts, co-sponsored by the Joan Mitchell Center, curated by Robin Wallis Atkinson, Mobile, AL
         Fresh!, Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, LA
         mara/thalassa/kai: the SEA, three-person exhibition, The University of New Orleans St. Claude Gallery, New Orleans, LA
         (with sculptor Rian Kerrane and photographer Melissa Borman)
         Louisiana Purchase: National Biennial Juried Exhibition, Louisiana Tech University, curated by Barbara Bloemink, Ruston, LA
         Domains, Parameters and Wanderings, Acadiana Center for the Arts, curated by Brian Guidry and Reggie Michael Rodrigue, Lafayette, LA
2010  Heat // Humidity, 930 Toulouse Street, curated by Robin Wallis Atkinson, New Orleans, LA
         mara/thalassa/kai: the SEA, three-person exhibition, Edge Gallery, Denver, CO (with sculptor Rian Kerrane and photographer Melissa Borman)
         Visiting Artist Exhibition, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, New Orleans, LA
2009  46th Annual Juried Competition, Masur Museum of Art, curated by Miranda Lash, Monroe, LA
         Postcards from the CAC, Contemporary Arts Center, curated by Dan Cameron, New Orleans, LA
         HxWxD: Thirty Years of MFA at UNO, The University of New Orleans St. Claude Gallery, New Orleans, LA
         Two Eyes, a Nose and a Mouth, The University of New Orleans St. Claude Gallery, New Orleans, LA
         Art in Bloom, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA
         Muses, Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2008  The St. Claude Collective, Prospect.1 Biennial Satellite Exhibition, curated by Andy Antippas, New Orleans, LA
         Entracte, Prospect.1 Biennial Satellite Exhibition, Bush Antiques, curated by John Otte, New Orleans, LA
         40 from New Orleans, Synovate & Arts Council, New Orleans, LA
         Elemental 3, Home Space Gallery, New Orleans, LA
         The Apostolic Project, site-specific collaborative installation, ArtInAction, Holy Cross, LA (with painter Frahn Koerner and sculptor Rian Kerrane)                           
2006  Drawn to the Wall, two-person exhibition, Eichold Gallery, Spring Hill College, curated by Wanda Sullivan, Mobile, AL (with multi-disciplinary artist David Wilson)
         Fte des Femmes Group Invitational Exhibition, Carroll Gallery, Newcomb College of Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
         COLOR, space 301, Centre for the Living Arts, Mobile, AL
         Intersection, lart Noir, New Orleans, LA
2005  United States Department of State Art in Embassies Program, U.S. Embassy, Port Louis, Mauritius
         Motion/Stasis, Carroll Gallery, Newcomb College of Tulane University, curated by Laura Richens, New Orleans, LA
         Hydriotaphia, Barristers Gallery, curated by Andy Antippas and Dan Tague, New Orleans, LA                                                
2004  Recent Acquisitions, The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA
2003  Cerebration, Art Off Centre, Space 301, Centre for Living Arts, Mobile, AL
         Louisiana Purchase Dismantled, Barristers Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2002  Liquid, The Pickery, New Orleans, LA
2001  28th Annual Juried Competition, Masur Museum of Art, curated by John Bullard, Monroe, LA
         Group Invitational, The Mermaid, New Orleans, LA
         Sextablos: works on metal, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2000  100-Mile Radius: New Orleans, Pensacola Museum of Art, Pensacola, FL
         Faculty Exhibit Recent Works, Isaac Delgado Fine Arts Gallery, New Orleans, LA
         7 Muses, Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, LA
         In the moment, The Mermaid, New Orleans, LA
         Sextablos: works on metal, Barristers Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1999  Louisiana Open, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA
         September Preview 99, Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1998  Guns in the Hands of Artists, District of Columbia Arts Center, curated by Brian Borello, Washington, DC
1997  Entergy Louisiana Open, Contemporary Arts Center, curated by Marti Mayo, New Orleans, LA
         It works for me, baby, The Mermaid, New Orleans, LA
1996  Louisiana Abstraction, Clark Hall Gallery, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA
         Art in Bloom, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA
         Guns in the Hands of Artists, Positive Space Gallery, curated by Brian Borello, New Orleans, LA
1995  Gallery Artists Group Show, Still-Zinsel Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1994  Under-XPosed, Contemporary Arts Center, curated by Lew Thomas, New Orleans, LA                
1992  Trenton State College National Drawing Exhibition, The Newark Museum, curated by Samuel C. Miller, Newark, NJ
1987  Spring Centennial Alumnae Exhibit, Newcomb College Center for Research on Women, Newcomb College of Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
         Art for Art’s Sake, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA
         MiniMajor Works, Contemporary Arts Center, curated by Don Marshall, New Orleans, LA
         Suzanne Tanner/Anastasia Pelias Antippas, two-person exhibition, Bienville Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1985  Group Show, Bienville Gallery, New Orleans, LA

Grants/Awards/Curatorial

2012   Artist Career Advancement Grant, Louisiana Division of the Arts
          Selected Artist, The Drop, An Art Subscription Program, A Project of Pelican Bomb, New Orleans, LA
2011   Speaker, Catalyst Exhibition Preview, Its Gonna Be Alright, Baby, Joan Mitchell Center, New Orleans, LA
          Judith Meriwether, Aprs-Midi, Interview, KRVS Radio, February 9, 2011
2010   Creative Capital Professional Development Program, sponsored by the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Baton Rouge, LA
          Artist in Residence, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, New Orleans, LA
2009   Louisiana Cultural Economy Foundation Economic Opportunity Grant
2004   Moderator, ArtSpeak, a monthly series of artist-led discussions, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA
1997   Jurors Award, Entergy Louisiana Open, Marti Mayo, Juror, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA
          Presenter, ArtSpeak, a monthly series of artist-led discussions, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA
1988   Curator, Harold Carney: A Memorial Exhibition, Bienville Gallery, New Orleans, LA

Selected Bibliography

Laurence Ross, “Modern Mythology: Anastasia Pelias at Jonathan Ferrara Gallery,” Pelican Bomb, January 20, 2017, photos
         http://pelicanbomb.com/art-review/2017/modern-mythology-anastasia-pelias-at-jonathan-ferrara-gallery
D. Eric Bookhardt, “Anastasia Pelias at Ferrara,” New Orleans Art Insider, Gambit Weekly, January 15, 2017, photos
         http://www.insidenola.org/2017/01/anastasia-pelias-at-ferrara-kikuo-saito.html?m=1
Sylvie Contiguglia, “Variations,” Art E-Walk, January 8, 2017, photos
         http://arte-walk.blogspot.com/2017/01/variations.html
“Anastasia Pelias,” ArtHouston Magazine, issue 2, p. 51, Houston, TX, February 2016, photo
         https://issuu.com/johnbernhard/docs/arthouston_magazine2
Doug MacCash, “Arti(fiction): The Battle of New Orleans,” NOLA.com, The Times-Picayune, January 5, 2015, photo
         http://www.nola.com/arts/index.ssf/2015/01/artifiction_the_battle_of_new.html
Terrington Cals, “On Method & Meaning,” The New Orleans Art Review, vol. 32, nos. 1-2, pp. 4-7, October/November/December 2013, photos
Benjamin Morris, “Anastasia Pelias at Octavia Art Gallery,” Pelican Bomb, November 26, 2013, photos
         http://www.pelicanbomb.com/read/review-anastasia-pelias-at-octavia-art-gallery/
Lilly Wei, “Dreams, Shadows, Flow,” exhibition catalogue, Ritual Devotion, Octavia Art Gallery, New Orleans, LA, 2013, photos
Anna Tahinci, PhD, “Contemplative Color Field: Anastasia Pelias Ritual Devotion at Zoya Tommy Contemporary,” Houston, exhibition essay, 2013
Rene Pollock, “Ritual Devotion,” Books, Drinks and Art, April 2013, photos
         http://booksdrinksandart.blogspot.com/2013/04/exhibition-review-ritual-devotion-by.html
D. Eric Bookhardt, “Louisiana Contemporary at the Ogden Museum,” New Orleans Art Insider, September 16, 2012
         http://www.insidenola.org/2012/09/louisiana-contemporary-at-ogden-museum.html
“TODAY’S VISUAL LANGUAGE: Southern Abstraction, A Fresh Look,” exhibition catalogue, Mobile, AL, 2012, photos
         http://www.mobilemuseumofart.com/uploads/misc/catalogue/TVLsteph/index.html
Thomas B. Harrison, “Southern Abstraction’ is a compelling view of a provocative art form,” June 1, 2012
         http://www.al.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2012/06/southern_abstraction_is_a_comp.html
Fine Lines, Mobile Museum of Art Newsletter, April/May/June 2012, cover photo
Kathy Rodriguez, “The Sea Links and Cools,” The New Orleans Art Review, vol. 30, no. 3-4, pp. 25-27, March/April/May 2012, photos
Wesley Stokes, “Last Call: The Pearl,” Pelican Bomb, January 18, 2012, photo http://www.pelicanbomb.com/read/last-call-the-pearl/
Reggie Michael Rodrigue, “Fluid Dynamics: Anastasia Pelias’ Washed (to the sea and other waters) at Heriard-Cimino Gallery,” louisianaesthetic, December 14, 2011, photos
         http://anastasiapelias.com/2011/12/fluid-dynamics-anastasia-pelias-washed-to-the-sea-and-other-waters-at-heriard-cimino-review-on-louisiana-aesthetic
Robin Wallis Atkinson, “Catalyst: Artists of Southern Louisiana Respond to the Gulf Oil Crisis,” exhibition catalogue, Mobile, AL, 2011, photo
Studio Visit: Volume Sixteen, The Open Studios Press, p. 166, 2011, photo
Reggie Michael Rodrigue, “Domains, Parameters and Wanderings,” exhibition catalogue, Lafayette, LA, 2011, photos
Reggie Michael Rodrigue, “Sea Changes: The Art of Anastasia Pelias,” Hyperallergic, July 19, 2011, photos and videos
         http://hyperallergic.com/29186/anastasia-pelias-sea-change
Kathy Rodriguez, “Thalassa, thalassa! Two Local Art Exhibits Explore Linking Power of the Sea,” NOLA Defender, July 1, 2011
         http://noladefender.com/content/thalassa-thalassa
Andrea Veron, “She’s Electric,” All the Trappings, April 27, 2011, photos 
         http://allthetrappings.blogspot.com/2011/04/shes-electric-in-studio-with-lively-and.html
Michael Paglia, “Edge members put on a good-looking show,” Denver Westword Arts, April 15, 2010
Karl Volkmar, “HxWxD Thirty Years of MFA at UNO,” exhibition catalogue, 2009, photo
Karl Volkmar, “Trentennial: MFA at UNO,” The New Orleans Art Review, 2009
Terrington Calas, “Muses: Anti-trend,” The New Orleans Art Review, 2009
Magali Marc, “Anastasia Pelias AUTOMATICS,” 2009
         http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VelOm2F8CVg
Dominique Nahas, “Tiresias Reflex: The Automatics of Anastasia Pelias,” catalogue essay, 2009, photos
D. Eric Bookhardt, “Feminine Mystique,” The Gambit, January 13, 2009
Melissa Bienvenu, “The Eyes of the World are Upon Us – Again,” Country Roads Magazine, November 2008, photo
Rene Peck, “Studio reflects artistic healing after Katrina,” The Times-Picayune, Inside Out, August 9, 2008, pp. 6-7, photos
Meri Clark, “The Apostolic Project: Representing disaster and survival with thousands of paper ships,” ARTVOICES, June 2008, photo
Doug MacCash, “Rising with the Tide,” The Times-Picayune Lagniappe, April 18, 2008, photo
“Intersection/New Orleans, featuring 25 Artists and 25 Writers from New Orleans,” Press Street, 2006, p. 26, photo
Gallery Insider, Guide to Art in Louisiana, Linked (green & black), Fall 2004, cover photo
Art in Embassies Program, United States Embassy Port Louis, Mauritius, exhibition catalogue, Miss April, February 2003, p. 14, photo
Terrington Cals, “An Uneasy Equilibrium,” The New Orleans Art Review, vol. 18, no. 4, pp. 32-33, March/April 2001, photo    
Doug MacCash, “Throwing a Curve,” The Times-Picayune Lagniappe, February 2, 2001, photos
Metropolitan Home, Her Sweets, January/February 2001, p. 75, photo
D. Eric Bookhardt, “Viewing the Muses,” Gambit Weekly, June 27, 2000
D. Eric Bookhardt, “Intimate Families,” Gambit Weekly, May 16, 2000
Christopher Fischer, “Sextablos,” The New Orleans Art Review, vol. 17, no. 5, pp. 22-24, May/June 2000
Doug MacCash, “Erotic art show puts fantasies down on tin,” The Times-Picayune Lagniappe, May 12, 2000
Marian McLellan, “Reflecting,” The New Orleans Art Review, vol. 16, no. 5, pp. 42-44, May 1998, photo
Steven T. Zevitas, New American Paintings, Number 9, pp. 92-93, 1997, photo
Marti Mayo, “Entergy Louisiana Open,” exhibition catalogue, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA, 1997
Marian McLellan, “Anastasia Pelias,” The New Orleans Art Review, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 18-19, April 1996, photo
Ellipsis 1996, Hammer, vol. 24, University of New Orleans Literary Journal, 1996, cover photo
D. Eric Bookhardt, “Open Season,” Gambit Weekly, June 10, 1994
Lew Thomas, “Under-Xposed,” exhibition catalogue, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA, 1994, photo
Terrington Cals, “Under-XPosed,” The New Orleans Art Review, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 4-7, March 1994
D. Eric Bookhardt, “Under-XPosed Violets,” Gambit Weekly, March 1, 1994
Roger Green, “x art exhibit high in style,” The Times-Picayune Lagniappe, May 21, 1989
David Riv, “Private Evolutions,” The New Orleans Art Review, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 12-13, September 1987, photo
Calvin Harlan, “Antippas at Bienville,” The New Orleans Art Review, vol. 5, no. 3, p. 31, March/April 1986, photo
Roger Green, “More Impressive Works Than Ever In CAC Exhibit,” The Times Picayune Lagniappe, October 13, 1985
Virginia Levie, “Art,” Wavelength Magazine, April 1984, Issue 42, photo
         http://scholarworks.uno.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1041&context=wavelength
Luba Glade, “Emerging Artists,” Gambit Weekly, March 24, 1984, photo

Selected Public Collections

New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA
The Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL
Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP, New York, NY
The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA
Ambassador Alexandra Papadopoulou, Athens, Greece
Iberia Bank Collection, Lafayette, Metairie and Shreveport, LA
Synovate Marketing, London, England, UK
The Catahoula Hotel, New Orleans, LA
Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital, Commack, NY

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