HAROLD OLEJARZ BIO
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EXHIBITION HISTORY: 

Education 
Pratt Institute, Master of Fine Arts
    awarded Pratt Fellowship and Pratt Assistantship, 1977 
Brooklyn College, Bachelor of Arts
     Cum Laude, Double Major: Art and Psychology, 1975 

Professional Awards 
New Jersey Best Practice Award, Public Art in a Public School, 1995 
Dodge Foundation, Artist-Educator Grant, 1993 
New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship, 1986-7 and 1991-2
The Puffin Foundation Grant, 1991
Franklin Furnace Performance Grant, 1990 
Wisconsin Arts Board Grant, 1990 
Painted Bride's Interdisciplinary Artists Grant, Philadelphia, PA, 1989 

Public Art Projects
New Jersey Transit Light Rail Public Art Commission, Two Windscreen 
Enhancements, Pavonia Newport Station, Jersey City, NJ, Installed November, 
2000

Exhibitions
    Solo (selected)
1991 - Bergen Museum, Paramus, NJ, collaboration with Lynn H. Butler 
1990 - Paterson Museum, Paterson, New Jersey 
1985 - 14 Sculptors Gallery, New York, New York 
1980 - 14 Sculptors Gallery 
1979 - Contemporary Arts Gallery, New York University, New York

    Group (selected)
2001 - 2001.1, Digital Salon, Stele Gallery, Las Cruces, New Mexico
2000 - Spectra Digital Arts Gallery, New York, NY
2000 - Digital Art Museum, www.digitalartmuseum.com
2000 - Living Artist Gallery, www.livingartistgallery.com
1997 - 1+1=3, Alicia Torres, New York, New York 
1994 - Eyes Open Minds, The Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ 
1993 - New Jersey Arts Annual, The Newark Museum 
1993 - NJ Arts Fellowship Exhibition, Stedman Art Gallery, Camden, NJ 
1992 - C.A.G.E., Cincinnati, Ohio 
1990 - Site Sculpture, Arts Festival of Atlanta, curated by Lowery Sims 
1990 - The New Museum, Annual Auction Benefit, New York 
1989 - The Gallery at Hastings on Hudson, New York 
1986 - Allan Stone Gallery, New York
    Performances (selected)
The Newark Museum, Newark NJ, February and March 1993 
First Night, Boston, MA, December, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992 
Arts Festival of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, September, 1990, 1991 
The World Trade Center, New York City, December, 1990 
Pusey Library, Harvard University, Boston, MA, November, 1990 
Best of the Fest, The Dance Hall, Cincinnati, OH, October, 1990 
Walker's Point Center For The Arts, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October, 1990 
Cleveland Public Theater Performance Art Festival, OH, 1989, 1990 
The New Museum, New York, April, 1988 

Reviews, Notices and Media (selected) 
The New York Times, October 30, 1994, p. NJ 1, by Alison Gardy
ASAHI TV, Toyko, Japan, aired, October, 1993
The Star-Ledger, January 17, 1992, by Eileen Watkins
High Performance, Winter 1991, p.20 by Virginia Maksymowicz
CAA Newsletter, March/April, 1991, front page photo
Newark Star-Ledger, January 6, 1991, by Joyce A. Venezia
The Record, October 26,1990, Previews section p. 1,3,4; by John Zeaman
Milwaukee Sentinel, October 12,1990, p. 5 by Dave Tianen
High Performance, Fall 1990, p.64 by Amy Sparks
The New York Times, September 23, 1990, p. NJ 13, by Patricia Malarcher
The Atlanta Journal and Constitution, September 17, 1990 p.C1, by C. Fox
NBC News, Cleveland, aired, 11PM, April 20, 1990
WOR News, New York, aired, Jan. 22 & 23, 1990
The New York Times, December 31, 1989, p. 18 WC by Vivien Raynor
Boston Sunday Herald, December 31, 1989, front page photo
New Jersey Monthly, December, 1989
The Philadelphia Inquirer, October 20, 1989, photo
ABC News, Channel 5, Cleveland, Ohio, aired 6 & 11 PM, April 16, 1989
Bergen Record, Jan. 15, 1989
New York Times, Nov. 15, 1988
Newark Star-Ledger, Oct. 11, 1988
State of The Arts, New Jersey Public Television, aired, July 24, 1988
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, front page story and photo, 10/31/87
Arts New Jersey, Summer,1987, essay and photos
N.Y. Daily News, May 10,1987, front page photo
Arts Magazine, September, 1979, by Susan Koslow
Arts Magazine, October, 1978, by Margaret Pomfret
New York Arts Journal, April-May, 1978, by Holland Cotter

Collections (selected)
Bristol Meyers Inc., Cranford, N.J.
Brooklyn College Student Center, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Chemical Bank, New York, N.Y.
The Chubb Group, Parsippany, N.J.
Continental Life Insurance, N.J.
International Paper Company, New York
I.O.A. Data Company, New York
Lannan Foundation, Lake Worth, Fla.
Eric Lidow, Los Angeles, Calif.
Richard Martin, New York
Harry Winston, Inc., New York