1156 Chapel Street, POB 208339
New Haven, Connecticut, 06520-8339
Director, Painting/ Printmaking
Mr. Halley received his B.A. in 1975 from Yale University and an M.F.A. in painting from University of New Orleans in 1978. Since 1980, he has lived and worked in New York City. He has had solo exhibitions of his paintings at the Stedeljik Museum in Amsterdam, Reina Sofia Museo Nacional Centro Arte in Madrid, MusĂ©e d’Art Contemporain in Bordeaux, Kitakyushu Museum of Contemporary Art in Japan, Folkwang Museum in Essen, Germany, the Des Moines Art Center, and the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts. In 1997, the Museum of Modern Art also presented a solo exhibition of his work in printmaking. His paintings are in the permanent collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Tate Modern, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, among others. Since the mid-1990s, Halley has produced site-specific installations for gallery and museum exhibitions and as permanent public works. In 2008, he completed a large permanent installation of digital prints for the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University. He has previously taught at Columbia University and UCLA. Throughout his career Mr. Halley has been active as a writer on art and culture. In 2000, he received the College Art Associationâ??s Frank Jewett Mather Award for distinction in art criticism. From 1996 to 2005 he was also the publisher of index magazine. He was appointed to the Yale faculty in 1999 and is currently William Leffingwell Professor of Painting and the Director of Graduate Studies in Painting/Printmaking.
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