Colin Greenly (b. 1928, London, England; d. 2014 Campbell Hall, NY) received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University, and additional studies in art from Columbia University. In 1953, Greenly’s woodcuts were included in the exhibition Young American Printmakers at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Appointed Art Director at the Madeira School, in Virginia, in 1955, he also received the Purchase Prize for the 9th Area Annual at the Corcoran Gallery of Art.

Solo Exhibitions
1958—Drawing, Painting, and Printmaking, April 7—26
1960—Feb. 16—March 5
1963—April 16—May 4
1965—March 30—April 17

Group Exhibitions
1957—First Group Show, Oct. 10—Nov. 9
1957—Christmas Show, Dec. 9—Jan4, 1958
1958—The Group +2, May 20—June 17
1958—12 Washington Artists, University of Kentucky, Oct. 19—Nov. 16
1958—Christmas Show, Nov. 25—Dec. 31
1959—Member’s Show, April 21—May 2
1959—Approaches to Contemporary Painting, Sept. 22—Oct. 10
1959—Christmas Show, Dec. 15—Jan. 2
1960—End of Year Review, May 17—June 11
1960—Art from America’s Cities, Sept 20—Oct. 15
1960—Christmas Show, Dec. 13—Jan 7, 1961
1961—Winter ’61, Twentieth Century Gallery, Williamsburg, VA, Jan 9—Feb. 17
1961—Review and Preview, May 22—June 4
1962—Small Paintings and Sculpture, Jan. 7–27
1965—Grand Opening, Jan. 25—Feb. 13
1967—Group Show, Jan. 2—21
1968—Jefferson Place Ten Years, July 16–Aug. 7

Photo of artist Colin Greenly, 1962
Archive of Colin Greenly [ #139 ]

connected archival press clips

In the Galleries: Greenly
In the Galleries: Greenly
June 13, 2024
Washington Star
Outstanding here are the prints, which show a fine understanding of the medium, and a new series of drawing of a rather baleful dog in the tradition of Tamayo.
Jefferson Gallery
Jefferson Gallery
June 13, 2024
The Washington Star
The new Jefferson Place Gallery, 1216 Connecticut avenue NW, is a beautiful place to display work to the best advantage.
Jefferson Gallery
Jefferson Gallery
June 13, 2024
The Washington Star
The inaugural group show remains through this week, to be followed by one-artist shows by each of the 11 painters and sculptors to whom the gallery is dedicated.