|SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS|
|2020||28 Years Rambling Through the Landscape, Ballinglen Museum of Art, Ballycastle, County Mayo, Ireland|
|2019||New at the Neuberger: Recent Acquisitions, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, SUNY, Purchase, NY|
|2018||Long Eye, University of New Hampshire Museum of Art, Durham, NH|
|2017||Space as Narrative, Concord Art Association, MA
Refuge, The Kent Museum, Calais, VT
The Secret Life of Plants, Freight and Volume Gallery, New York, NY
Aperture, Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, TX
|2016||Boundless Nature: Real and Imagined, DC Moore Gallery, New York
32°: The Art of Winter, Shelburne Museum, VT
|2015||Mystic North: Burchfield, Sibelius and Nature, Burchfield Penney Art Center,
SUNY Buffalo State, NY
The Annual 2015: The Depth of the Surface, National Academy Museum, New York
Recent Acquistions: 2012-2014, The Federal Reserve, Board, Washington, D.C.
Cool Day: Pat de Groot and Friends, Acme Fine Art, Boston, MA
|2014||Sight Specific: A Selection of American Perceptual Paintings, Concord Art Association, MA
Recently Acquired, The Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA
|2013||Woods Lovely Dark and Deep, DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY
Recent Acquisitions: New Diploma Works, National Academy Museum, New York, NY
Landscape Expressed: Eric Aho, Jason Berger, Francesco Carbone, Bernard Chaet, Jon Imber, Jack Kramer, George Nick, Joan Snyder, John Walker, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA
Contemporary Works from the Permanent Collection, Ogunquit Museum of American Art, ME
Contemporary Voices From Vermont, Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
|2012||The New Members Exhibition, The Century Association, New York, NY
Galvanized Truth: A Tribute to George Nick, The Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA
The Annual: 2012, National Academy Museum, New York, NY
|2011||20 Years of Contemporary Finnish-American Art, Finlandia University Gallery, Hancock, MI
Land Use/Misuse: The Celebration and Exploitation of the American Landscape, Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe
Outermost, DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA
A Sense of Place: Landscapes from Monet to Hockney, Contemporary Acquisitions 2009, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Bellagio Gallery, Las Vegas
|2010||Changing Soil: Contemporary Landscape Painting, Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Japan
Behind the Green Door, DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA
Raw State, 222 Shelby Street Gallery, Santa Fe
Beyond Sublime: Changing Nature, Walton Art Center, Fayetteville, AR
|2009||Trees, DC Moore Gallery, New York
Northern (L)attitudes: Norwegian and American Contemporary Art, The American Scandinavian Foundation, New York
|2008||Evening Light, DC Moore Gallery, New York
DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA
Selections from the Permanent Collection, Ogunquit Museum of American Art, ME
|2007||DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA|
|2006||DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA
The 181st Annual: Exhibition of Contemporary American Art, National Academy Museum, New York
HotPics 06, Katonah Museum of Art, NY
Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture,
American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York
|2005||In the Zone, Brattleboro Museum, VT
Northern Passages, DeVos Art Museum, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI
Diminutive Destinations, Ogunquit Museum of American Art, ME
|2004||Contemporary Views of the Landscape, Colby Sawyer College, New London, NH|
|2003||2003 Portland Museum of Art Biennial, Portland Museum of Art, ME
Eire Land, McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
Ballinglen: The Artist in Rural Ireland, Castlebar Art Centre, County Mayo, Ireland
|2002||The American River, Brattleboro Museum, VT; T.W. Wood Gallery, Vermont College, Montpelier; Philadelphia Art Alliance; Florence Griswold Museum, Lyme, CT
George Nick Selects, Concord Art Association, MA
|2001||Air, Paesaggio Gallery, West Hartford, CT|
|2000||175th Annual Exhibition, National Academy Museum, New York|
|1999||Ultima Thule, University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland|
|1998||173rd Annual Exhibition, National Academy Museum, New York|
|1997||William Lumpkins and Eric Aho, Munson Gallery, Santa Fe|
|1996||Small-scale Landscapes, Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston
Views from Vermont: Works from the Permanent Collection,
Fleming Museum, UVM, Burlington VT
Weir Farm Visiting Artists, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgeﬁeld, CT
New England /New Talent, Fitchburg Art Museum, MA
Provincetown Artists, Provincetown Art Association and Museum
|1995||Small Works, Rubicon Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
Landscapes, Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston
|1994||Regional Selections 1994, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH|
|1992||Young Talent Show, Washington Art Association, Washington Depot, CT|
|1991||Boston Drawing Show, Boston Center for the Arts|
|1990||Exhibition, Fitchburg Art Museum, MA|
|1989||From Havana, Santa Clara Museum of Art, Cuba|
|1988||Young Printmakers from the US, University of Cape Town, South Africa|
|FELLOWSHIPS AND RESIDENCIES|
|2018||Kate and George Kendall Fellow, MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH|
|2016||DNA Summer Residency, Provincetown, MA|
|1996-2004||Returning Fellowship, Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ballycastle, County Mayo, Ireland|
|1995||Artist in Residence, Weir Farm National Historic Site, Wilton, CT
Artist Fellowship, Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ballycastle, County Mayo, Ireland
|1994||Individual Artists Fellowship, Vermont Council on the Arts, Montpelier|
|1991-92||Fulbright Fellowship, Institute of International Education, New York|
|GRANTS and AWARDS|
|2009||Elected National Academician, National Academy, New York, NY|
|2003||American-Scandinavian Foundation, New York, NY|
|2000||The John Koch Award for Painting, National Academy, New York, NY|
|1998||Julius Hallgarten Prize, National Academy, New York, NY|
|1997||Vermont Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts
Finlandia Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
|1994||Pollock-Krasner Foundation Inc., New York, NY
Vermont Community Foundation, Middlebury, VT
|1993||American-Scandinavian Foundation, New York, NY|
|SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS|
|The Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA
Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ballycastle, County Mayo, Ireland
Boston Public Library
Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH
Denver Art Museum, CO
Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C.
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, Burlington
Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, NH
Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, MA
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ministry of Culture, Havana, Cuba
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA
National Academy Museum, New York
National College of Art, Oslo, Norway
Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, SUNY
New Britain Museum of American Art, CT
The New York Public Library
Ogunquit Museum of American Art, ME
Oulu City Art Museum, Finland
The Provincetown Art Association and Museum, MA
Setesdal Museum, Rysstad, Norway
Springﬁeld Art Museum, MO
Tufts University, Medford, MA
University of the Arts, Helsinki, Finland
University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
|2017||Visiting Artist/Critic. Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT|
|2016||Visting Artist. Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH|
|2009||Visiting Artist/Speaker. Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
Outside Evaluator. Marlboro College, Marlboro, VT
Visiting Artist. Adelphi University, Garden City, NY
|2008||Visiting Artist/Speaker. Marlboro College, Marlboro, VT|
|2006||Juror. Massachusetts Cultural Council Painting Grants Competition.|
|2003||Visiting Artist. Finlandia University, Hancock, MI|
|2002||Visiting Artist. St. Paul’s School. Concord, NH|
|2001||Visiting Critic. Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT|
|2000||Visiting Critic. Harvard Graduate School of Design. Cambridge, MA
Visiting Critic. Massachusetts College of Art. Boston, MA
Visiting Printmaker. Vermont Studio Center. Johnson, Vermont
|1997||Visiting Artist/Speaker. Colgate University. Hamilton, NY|
|1996||Visiting Critic. Marlboro College. Marlboro, VT|
|1995||Visiting Critic. Massachusetts College of Art. Boston, MA|
|1994||Visiting Critic. Massachusetts College of Art. Boston, MA
Visiting Artist/Speaker. University of Art and Design, Helsinki, Finland
Visiting Artist/Speaker. Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
|1990||Visiting Artist. Instituto Superior de Arte, Havana, Cuba
Visiting Artist. National College of Art. Oslo, Norway
|2020||“On Intimacy and Distance: Eric Aho in Conversation with Todd Broadway.” DC Moore Gallery, NY|
|2019||“Shock of Space: Eric Aho on his Work.” New York Studio School Lecture Series, New York Studio School, NY|
|2016||“An Evening with Eric Aho.” New Britain Museum of American Art, CT
“Gallery Talk: An Unfinished Point in a Vast Surrounding.” New Britain Museum of American Art, CT
“I Did Not Come Here to Paint.” Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
|2014||“Landscape in Contemporary Art: Eric Aho, Marcella Durand, Mark Innerst, Claire Sherman, Darren Watterston. Art and Literature Series Event, New York Public Library, NY|
|2012||“ARTtalk with Eric Aho.” Transcending Nature: Paintings by Eric Aho. Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH|
|2013||“The Pressure of Reality.” Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, Burlington|
|2010||“The Real and the Invented.” Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro, VT|
|2009||“Mediating the Actual.” Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
“Curator’s Talk – HOME.” Westport Art Center, Westport, CT
“Panel Discussion.” Portland Museum of Art Biennial, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
|2005||“An Evening with Eric Aho.” UBS Art of Leadership
Series. National Academy Museum. New York, NY
“Some Thoughts on Painting.” Keene Art Association. Keene, NH
|2001||“Painting and Study.” Western Connecticut State University. Danbury, CT|
|1999||“Some Thoughts on Painting.” T.W. Wood Gallery. Vermont College. Montpelier, VT|
|1997||“Surviving Sight. Art and Atrocity.” Colgate University, Hamilton, NY|
|1996||“Painterly Precedents: The Weir Farm Landscape.” Weir Farm, Wilton, CT|
|1995||“From Area to Area.” Oulu Art Museum. Oulu, Finland
“Experiencing the Landscape.” University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
|1994||“The Raw Landscape: Lapland After the War.” Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
“Gallery Talk.” Regional Selections 1994. Hood Museum of Art. Dartmouth College, Hanover,NH
|1993||“Painting and Travelling.” University of Industrial Arts. Helsinki, Finland
“Progression of the Landscape in Lapland.” Finlandia Foundation. NY; AVA Gallery.Lebanon,NH
|1992||“Painting and Identity.” Kuusamo Conference on Art and Nature. Kuusamo, Finland|
Shea, Andrew. “The Critic’s Notebook,” The New Criterion, (DC Moore Gallery exhibition review), October 27, 2020, ill.
Dorfman, John. “Eric Aho: Back to the Land.” Art and Antiques, (Oct. 2020): 33–39, ill.
Aho, Eric. Source. Exh. cat. DC Moore Gallery: New York, 2020
Boulanger, Susan. “Singular and Serial: Contemporary Monotype and Monoprint,” Art New England, (Book Review), September/October 2019
Furutani, Lea (Produer). “Heading North.” Weekends with Yankee. Yankee TV. American Public Television. July 2020. Television.
Hitt, Elinor. “Staff Picks,” The Paris Review, April 10, 2020
Kernan, Catherine; Serial and Singular: Contemporary Monotype and Monoprint, ed. E. Ashley Rooney. Schiffer Publishing: Atglen, PA, 2019, ill.
Malone, Peter. “Eric Aho Paintings at DC Moore Meditate on the Idea of a Forest.” (DC Moore exhibition review). Hamptons Art Hub (internet), (November 20, 2018): ill.
Shea, Andrew. “The Critic’s Notebook,” The New Criterion, (DC Moore Gallery exhibition review), November 5, 2018, ill.
Blackburne, Katherine, “Eric Aho’s ‘Guide’ is a Show of Embodied Experience,” Fine Art Globe (Internet), November 12, 2018
Heller, Peter. Thoughts While Listening to Eric Aho’s Latest Paintings – Addressed to the Paintings Themselves. Exh. cat. DC Moore Gallery: New York, 2018
Laine, Kristen. “The Artist in Winter.” Yankee Magazine, (January 2018): 119-132, ill.
Spiegelman, Willard. “In Connecticut, Discovering American Art’s First Home,” The Wall Street Journal, August 8, 2016
Dunne, Susan. “Eric Aho’s Wartime-Inspired Abstract Landscapes At NBMAA,” Hartford Courant, June 27, 2016
Butler, Sharon. “Eric Aho Shadows His Father at the New Britain,” Two Coats of Paint (Internet), July 26, 2016
O’Shaughnessy, Tracey. “The Private Power of Landscapes,” Waterbury Republican American, June 5, 2016
Smee, Sebastian. “New England artist Aho breaks ice with new body of work,” The Boston Globe, January 16, 2016.
Williams, Mary. “Looking Into The Ice, Saxtons River Artist Meditates on Winter,” Vermont Public Radio, January 14, 2016.
Volpe, Christopher. “Eric Aho, Ice Cuts,” Art New England, January/February 2016.
“Hood Museum carves into Eric Aho’s intense meditation on winter,” Union Leader, January 6, 2016.
“Exhibition of new work on view at DC Moore Gallery,” Artdaily.org, online. October 28, 2015.
Kernan, Nathan. Enclosures, Fields, Territories and Portraits. Exh. cat. DC Moore Gallery: New York, 2015
Chicago Life Magazine, Spring 2015
Schlegel, Amy Ingrid. MANNA: Masterworks from the Tufts University Permanent Art Collection,
Smee, Sebastian. “Concord Explores ‘Sight Specific.’ Boston Globe, July 3, 2014
Samet, Jennifer. “Beer with a Painter: Eric Aho.” Hyperallergic (Internet), September 14, 2014
Kuspit, Donald. “Eric Aho: Translation” (DC Moore Gallery exhibition review). Artforum, (January 2014): 212, ill.
Tuite, Diana. Painting Close In. Exh. cat. DC Moore Gallery: New York, 2013
Della Monica, Lauren P. Painted Landscapes: Contemporary Views, Schiffer: Atglen, PA, 2013: ill.
Distler, Arlene. “Not Tyrannized by the Seen.” Art New England Online, (October 24, 2012): ill.
Smee, Sebastian. “Transcending Nature: Paintings by Eric Aho.” Editor’s Pick,
Spahr, P. Andrew, Bruce McColl, and Chard deNiord. Transcending Nature: Paintings by Eric Aho.
Beem, Edgar Allen. “Eric Aho Breaks Down the New England Landscape.” (Currier Museum exhibition review). Yankee Magazine Online, (July 18, 2012): ill.
McQuaid, Cate. “Contemporary Painters bring Dynamism, Drama to N.E Landscapes.”
Kuechenmeister, Mary and Eric Aho. “Inspired Lives: Eric Aho.”
Chestney, Linda. “Transcending Nature: Paintings by Eric Aho.” (Currier Museum exhibition review). Artscope, (July/August, 2012): 52, ill.
Volpe, Christopher. “Eric Aho at Currier Museum of Art.” (exhibition review).
Huebner, Jeﬀ. Trees, Rocks and Water: The Finnish-ness in Finnish-American Art.
Wei, Lilly. “Eric Aho: Covert” (DC Moore Gallery exhibition review).
Kuspit, Donald. Sublime Fullness, Perennial Light: Eric Aho’s Paintings.
Inokuchi, Satoko. Changing Soil: Contemporary Landscape Painting.
Peterson, Kristen. “Bellagio’s ‘A Sense of Place’ Brings Together Classic and Contemporary.”
Packard, Andrea. Beyond Sublime: Transformative Views of Nature.
Aho, Eric. Interview with Ellen Altfest. “Meeting of Minds.”
Dorrill, Lisa. “Fire and Ice: The Sublime Landscapes of Eric Aho.”
Guyon, Anne Lawrence. “Eric Aho: Red Winter” (DC Moore Gallery exhibition
Costello, Bonnie. Red Winter: Eric Aho’s Actuality. Exh. cat.
Smee, Sebastian. “Maine Event.” Boston Globe, May 8, 2009
Beem, Edgar Allen. “HOME at Westport Arts Center, Painter Eric Aho Creates a
McQuaid, Cate. “A See Change in 2008.” Boston Globe, Dec. 24, 2008
McQuaid, Cate. “The Elements beyond Our Control” (Alpha Gallery exhibition review).
Campion, Peter. Quarry. Exh. cat. Reeves Contemporary: New York, 2007
McQuaid, Cate. “On the Surface and Beneath” (DNA Gallery exhibition review).
Kirk, Anthony. Night Vison: Printing Darkness. Exh. cat. Center for Contemporary Printmaking: Norwalk, CT 2007
Guyon, Anne Lawrence. “Fresh Paint Breathes Venerated Air.” Rutland Herald, Nov. 16, 2006
Kirk, Anthony. Copper Field Suite. Exh. cat. Center for Contemporary Printmaking: Norwalk, CT, 2006
The Becoming Line. Exh. cat. Brickwalk Fine Art: West Hartford, CT,2006
Kadour, Ric Kasini. “Eric Aho: New Paintings” (Reeves Contemporary exhibition review).
McQuaid, Cate. “Provincetown’s Visual Landscape.” Boston Globe, Aug. 17, 2006
Slayton, Tom. “The Big Evocative Landscapes of Eric Aho.” Vermont Life (Summer 2005): 20–21, ill.
Vendler, Helen. Eric Aho: New Paintings. Exh. cat. Reeves Contemporary: New York, 2005
Galloway, Anne. “Eric Aho.” Commentary. Vermont Public Radio. June 27, 2005
Sherman, Michael, Gene Sessions, and P. Jeﬀrey Potash. Freedom and Unity: A History of Vermont.
Vendler, Helen. The Overstory. Exh. cat. Reeves Contemporary: New York, 2003
Uimonen, Anu. “Myrsky nousee Keiteleen ylle.” Helsingin Sanomat, Oct. 16, 2003
Conley, Alston. Eire/Land, ed. Vera Kreilkamp. Exh. cat. McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College: Chestnut Hill, MA, 2003: 226–28, ill.
Sieker, Don. Exhibition review. “ Eric Aho, Watershed: Paintings of the Connecticut River Valley” (Saint-Gaudens exhibition review). Art New England 24, Issue 1 (Dec. 2002/Jan. 2003):
Arthur, John. Eric Aho New Paintings. Exh. cat. Munson Gallery: Santa Fe, 2002
Beem, Edgar Allen. “Six to Watch.” Yankee Magazine (September 2002): 64–71, ill.
Haas, Robert, and Carl Belz. The American River, National Exhibition.
Shannon, Joe. “Eric Aho at Susan Conway Gallery” (exhibition review). Art in America 89, No. 9
Tarbell, Bethany. “Studio Session: The Sky’s the Limit.” Art and Antiques 24, Issue 8
Ruane, Medb. “Heavy on the Mayo. Artists at the Ballinglen Arts Foundation”
Waterman, Jill. “Tranquil Vistas Among Skyscrapers.” ArtsMEDIA (March 15–Apr. 15, 2000)
Smith, Robert F. Recent Paintings at Spheris Gallery (exhibition review). ARTnews 89, Issue 2 (February 1999)
Protzman, Ferdinand. “Eric Aho at Susan Conway Gallery” (exhibition review).
deNiord, Chard. The Qualities of Heaven and Earth. Exh. cat. Oulu City Art Museum:
Driscoll, John. The Artist and the American Landscape, ed. Arnold Skolnick.
Fallon, Brian. “Small Works, Rubicon Gallery” (exhibition review). The Irish Times, December 15, 1995
Kelly, Susan. “Nocturnes: New Paintings by Eric Aho. Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont” (exhibition review). Art New England (Apr./May 1995)
Kelly, Susan. “Night Visions.” Burlington (VT) Free Press, Feb. 1, 1995
Davenport, Charlet. “Regional Selections: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College” (exhibition review). Art New England (Dec./Jan. 1994–95)
Kastemaa, Heikki. A Conversation with Eric Aho. Exh. cat. Arktinen Galleria: Oulu, Finland, 1992
Fife Day, Meredith. “Paintings From the Hemlock Ravine” (Marlboro College exhibition review).
Hernandez, Orlando. Aho on the Calzada de Infanta. Exh. cat.