Columbia University School of the Arts, New York, NY 

MFA, Visual Arts 2002

The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York, NY

BFA, 1997


Exhibition History


                "In My Room", Fralin Museum of Art, Virginia


                 "Anna Conway", Fergus McCaffrey, NY, NY


                  "Anna Conway", Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy


"Brucennial", New York, NY


"LAT. 41 7'N. LONG. 72 19'W", curated by Bob Nickas, Martos Gallery, East Marion, NY

"Anna Conway", American Contemporary, New York, NY


"In Plain Sight", Mitchell Innes & Nash, New York, NY


"Uncharted", University Art Museum, Albany, NY

"Cave Painting", Curated by Bob Nickas, urban "cave" on 24th Street, New York, NY

"On From Here", Guild and Greyshkul Gallery, New York, NY


"Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts", American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY


"Painting as Fact, Fact as Fiction", Curated by Bob Nickas, depury & Luxembourg, Zurich, Switzerland

"Phantasmania", The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO

"Real Time: Focus Redifining the Painted Landscape", Curated by Emma Tapley and Paul Caranicas, Bernarducci Meisel Gallery, New York, NY

"if that was all i needed i'd be fine", Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, IL

"Anna Conway", Guild and Greyshkul Gallery, New York, NY


"Collection 2005/2006", Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium


"PS1 Greater New York", MOMA PS1, New York, NY

"Art Review 25…Emerging U.S. Artists", Phillips, De Pury Co. Gallery, New York, NY


"She’s Come Undone", Artemis Greenberg Van Doren, New York, NY

"Lost Horizon", Guild and Greyshkul, New York, NY

"Abeyance", Zieher Smith, New York, NY


"Escape", Egizio Project, New York, NY

"Thesis Exhibition", Mink Building, New York, NY (Eungie Joo, curator)

"Mondo Cane II", Leroy Neiman Center, New York, NY


"First Year MFA Exhibition", Ira and Miriam Wallach Gallery, Columbia University, New York(Jerry Saltz, curator)

"Gloss", Leroy Neiman Center for Print Studies, New York, NY


"Anna Conway and Amy Cutler", Houghton Gallery, Cooper Union, New York, NY

"Selected Paintings and Prints", Houghton Gallery, Cooper Union, New York, NY


Selected Bibliography 


"Anna Conway" Artforum, Print Edition, February 2018 (Rachel Churner, author)


"Anna Conway" Artforum, Critics Pick, December 2017  (Kate Sutton, author)

"Grim Vistas of Present and Future Dystopias -Anna Conway", Hyperallergic, December, 2017 (Seph Rodney, author)


"Anna Conway" Flash Art, April 2016 (Marinella Paderni, author)

"Anna Conway. Purpose" Wall Street International, May 2016 (Enrico Gusella, author)

"Anna Conway Purpose" ATP Diary, June 2016 (Elena Bordignon, author)

"Anna Conway and how to switch on the painting's inner light" Conceptual Fine Arts, April 2016 (Stefano Pirovano, author)

"Anna Conway, Contradictions Concealed in the Detail" Arte E Critica, March 2016 (Marcello Carriero, author)

"Determination and Perseverence, the Art of Anna Conway" Hidalgo, April 2016 (Silvia Tusi, author)

"Anna Conway" Exibart, March 2016

"Performing the Vortex- Anna Conway" Sleek, March 2016 (Jani Fulton, author)

"The Narrative Painting of Anna Conway" Espoarte, March 2016 (Matteo Galbiati, author) 

"Clearness in the Void, Anna Conway" Artribune, March 2016 (Ginevra Bria, author)

"The Worlds of Anna Conway: Portrait of Time" La Lettura, March 2016

"In Praise of Slowness- Anna Conway" Arte, March 2016 (Sabina Spada, author)

"Anna Conway Purpose" Domus, March 2016 

"Slow and Silent, Anna Conway" Ill Giornale Dell'Arte, March 2016

"In Between Observation and Imagination, Anna Conway" Stampa Reggiana, March 2016


"Anna Conway" New American Paintings, Issue 110, March 2014 


"Anna Conway" The New Yorker, April 22, 2013

"Anna Conway" The Huffington Post, April 12, 2013 (Steven Zevitas, author)

"Anna Conway, Somebody Call Someone" The Morning News, Interview Rosecrans Baldwin, April 24, 2013


"Ten Must See Painting Shows" Huffington Post, July 2012 (Steven Zevitas, author)

"40 Galleries you should know if you love paint" Huffington Post, 2012 (Steven Zevitas, author)


 "A Gallery Goes Out in a Burst of Energy" The New York Times, February 6, 2009 (Roberta Smith, author)

"Uncharted" The Times Union, September, 2009


"Anna Conway" New American Paintings, Issue #74, 2008

 "Anna Conway, Painter" Joy Quarterly, Issue I, Summer 2008 (Starlee Kine, author)


"Art in Review" The New Yorker, April 2, 2007

"Anna Conway" Artforum, March, 2007 (Naomi Fry, author)

"Anna Conway at Guild and Greyshkul" Art in America, September 2007 (Brian Boucher, author)

"Art in Brief" The New York Sun, July 5, 2007 (John Goodrich, author)


“Return to the Real?” Art in America (Eleanor Heartney, author)

“100 Future Greats 2005” Art Review, December/January 2006

Timothy McSweeney's Quarterly Concern, 2006


“Greater New York”  Frieze, May 2005, p. 114 (Peter Eleey, author)

"P.S. 1Review" Beaux Arts, July 2005

“10 Artists: PS1” Harper’s Bazaar Japan, July 2005

“Top 25 Emerging Artists” Art Review, April Issue, 2005

“Higher Learning,” W, March 2005 (Jenny Comita, author)

“Out of Sight, Out of Mind Anna Conway” The Blow Up, Winter 2005 (Benjamin Goodsill, author)

“In View: Greater New York 2005” Modern Painters (Christopher Ho, author)

Ribas, Joao, “’She’s Come Undone,” Time Out New York, July 1, 2004



John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, 2014

Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award, 2011

American Academy of Arts and Letters William L. Metcalf Award, 2008

Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award, 2005

Columbia University, Debra Sabato Award for excellence in painting, 2002

Columbia University, Dean’s Fellowship 2001, 2002

Cooper Union BFA class of 1997 award for excellence in painting