Born 1962 in Honolulu, Hawai‘i; lives and works in Beacon, NY

Education
1989-1991 MFA, School of Visual Arts, New York
1980-1984 BFA, Washington University, St. Louis, MO; minor in mathematics
Solo Exhibitions
2015 inconsequence / in consequence, Littlejohn Contemporary, New York
2011 memory hiki ami, Honolulu Museum of Art, Spalding House, Honolulu, HI
2009 Hudson River Trilogy: Alison Moritsugu, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
2008 Alison Moritsugu, Lux Art Institute, Encinitas, CA
2007 Paradise Revisited, Honolulu Museum of Art at First Hawaiian Center, Honolulu, HI
2005 Natural Perspectives, Judy Ann Goldman Fine Art, Boston
2003 Selected Views, Beacon Project Space, Beacon, NY
2001 The Landscape Within, Littlejohn Contemporary, New York
Beyond the Frame, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN
2000 Paradise Lost, Littlejohn Contemporary, New York
1999 Alison Moritsugu: A Landscape of Promise, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
1998 Of Nature and Conquest, Monique Knowlton Gallery, New York
1996 The Forest and the View, Monique Knowlton Gallery, New York
Selected Group Exhibitions
2013 ego/eco: Environmental Art for Collective Consciousness, Nicholas and Lee Begovich Gallery, California State University, Fullerton, CA
The Pond, the Mirror, the Kaleidoscope: Contemporary Figuration Through a Symbolist Lens, Visual Arts Gallery, School of Visual Arts, New York; curated by Thomas Woodruff
2012 The Landscape Show: Like It or Not, Mad Dooley Gallery, Beacon, NY
Arcadia, OK Harris, New York
2011 (un)COMFORT(able) ZONE: Reflections on Home, Hearth, Memory and Loss, Castle Gallery, The College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY
2010 Uncertain Terrain, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN; curated by Stephen Wicks
Collecting for a New Millennium: Recent Acquisitions 2000-2010, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY
2009 Enchantment, Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford, CT; curated by Zina Davis
American Story, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI; curated by Leslie Umberger
2008 Hudson Valley Invitational, Van Brunt Gallery in association with CurcioProjects, Beacon, NY
Glory of Landscape Then and Now, Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY
Repositioning the Landscape, Westport Art Center, Westport, CT; curated by Jennifer McGregor
2007 Environmental Renaissance, Natural World Museum at San Francisco City Hall, CA
2006 Utopia, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI; curated by Leslie Umberger
Survive/Thrive/Alive, Wave Hill Glyndor Gallery, Bronx, NY; curated by Jennifer McGregor and Erica Strongin
Arbor, Judy Ann Goldman Fine Art, Boston
2005 PpAaIiNnTtIiNnGg, ParaSite Art Space, Beacon, NY
B5: Five Artists from Beacon, Kleinert/James Art Center, The Woodstock Byrdcliff Guild, Woodstock, NY
The Power of Place: The Berkshire Hills and Beyond, Berkshire Museum of Art, Pittsfield, MA
The Nature of Things, Islip Museum of Art, East Islip, NY
Trouble in Paradise, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA; curated by Amy Lipton
This must be the place, Hessel Museum of Art, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
2004 Outside: Contemporary Landscapes, Jim Kempner Fine Art, New York
Beginning Here: 101 Ways, an exhibition of works by 101 distinguished alumni of the School of Visual Arts, Visual Arts Gallery, New York; curated by Jerry Saltz
Trouble in Paradise, Van Brunt Gallery, New York; curated by Amy Lipton
Exquisite Corpses Today: 25 Curiosities, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME
Intimate Purlieus: The Diminutive Landscape and Contemporary Art, Palmer Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA; curated by Joyce Henri Robinson
2003 Imaging the River, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY; curated by Amy Lipton
On and Off the Wall: New York Foundation for the Arts Painting Fellows, Phillips, de Pury & Luxembourg, New York; curated by William Stover
Look Up! Contemplating the Skies, New York Academy of Sciences, New York; curated by Thomas Woodruff
The Big Tree Project, Bedford Gallery, Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA
Paradise Paradox, Castle Gallery, The College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY
2002 The View from Here: The Contemporary Landscape, Maier Museum of Art, Randolph-Macon Women’s College, Lynchburg, VA
The Morals of Nature: Manifest Destiny and the Contemporary American Landscape, Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Sun Valley, ID
Cabinets of Wonder/Redux, Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA
Artists to Artists: A Decade of the Space Program of the Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, ACE Gallery, New York
2001 Shaping Stories, Bellevue Museum of Art, Bellevue, WA; curated by Brian Wallace
All-Terrain: An Exploration of Landscape and Place, Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, VA
2000 American Art Today: Fantasies & Curiosities, Frost Art Museum, Florida International University, Miami, FL; curated by Dahlia Morgan
Information, Interpretation, Revelation, Littlejohn Contemporary, New York
The Great Novel Exhibition, Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA
On the Horizon: Landscape at the Millennium, New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ
1999 New Visions of the Landscape, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA
Introductions, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco
As Far as the Eye Can See, City Gallery at Chastain, Atlanta, GA; curated by Joyce Henri Robinson
1998 The Mind’s Eye, Contemporary Landscapes, Courthouse Gallery, Lake George Arts Project, Lake George, NY; curated by Holly Block
Outside/Inside, Transamerica Pyramid Gallery, San Francisco
Reading Between the Lines, BRIC Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; curated by Janet Riker
1997 Re-presenting Representation III, Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY
Out of Eden, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
Ornament and Landscape, On the Nature of Artifice, Apex Art, New York; curated by Tom Huhn
The Intimate Brush, Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA
1996 Splash: Sculpture, Paintings, Photography, Monique Knowlton Gallery, New York
Natural Phenomena: Exploring the Wonders of Nature, Bedford Gallery, Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA
Field and Stream, Monique Knowlton Gallery, New York
1995 Made To Order, America’s Most Wanted Paintings, The Alternative Museum, New York
1995 Artist Showcase Exhibition, The Alternative Museum, New York
Artist in the Marketplace 15th Annual Exhibition, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY
Public Projects / Commissions
2011 Community (Acer rubrum, Carya cordiformis, Rosa palustris, Smilax rotundifolia), MTA Arts for Transit, St. Lawrence Ave. subway station, Bronx, NY
2005 Field Box, The Valise Project at Lux Art Institute, Encinitas, CA
Awards / Grants / Residencies
2011 Honolulu Museum of Art, Artist in Residence, Honolulu, HI
2008 Lux Art Institute Residency, Encinitas, CA
2002 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Painting, New York
1998 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
1997 The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH
1995 Djerassi Resident Artists Program, Woodside, CA
Artist in the Marketplace, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, NY
1994 The Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, New York
1993 Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY
1992 Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
1980 Ford Foundation Grant, Washington University, Saint Louis, MO
Artist Talks / Workshops
2013 From Imagining to Imaging the River: Watercolor Workshop with Alison Moritsugu, The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY
2010 Intersections Lecture: Lynne Yamamoto and Alison Moritsugu, University of Hawai‘i, Honolulu, HI
2009 Distinguished Artist Symposium: Enchantment, Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT; moderated by Peter Trippi, editor of Fine Art Connoisseur magazine
John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
2008 Lux Art Institute, Encinitas, CA
2007 Honolulu Museum of Art at First Hawaiian Center, Honolulu, HI
Beyond Museum Walls: Creating Cognitive Spaces in Unexpected Places, NYC Museum Educator’s Roundtable, Morgan Library, NY; moderated by Jean-Paul Maitinsky, former director of the Hudson River Museum
2001 Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN
Collections
Davis Polk & Wardell, LLP, New York
Djerassi Resident Artists Program, Woodside, CA
Fidelity Investments, Boston
Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY
Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN
MTA Arts for Transit, New York
Phillip Morris International Inc., New York
The Johnson Company, New York
U.S. Department of State, Art in Embassies, Monrovia, Liberia
U.S. Department of State, Art in Embassies, UNESCO, Paris, France