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Hermine Ford was born in New York City in 1939. She graduated from Antioch College spending one year as an undergraduate at Yale School of Art and Architecture.
Solo exhibitions include: Artists Space (1976), two shows with Barbara Toll Gallery (1981 and 1986), Grant Selwyn Gallery (1997), Goya Girl Press and Gallery,Baltimore, MD,; (2003), "Two New Paintings", Norte Maar, Brooklyn, NY (2009).
Among many group shows: "American Painting: The Eighties" curated by Barbara Rose (1979), Apex Art curated by Mary Heilmann (1995); Sigma Gallery, NYC (1997); "Strokes", Exit Art, NYC, curated by Elizabeth Murray (1999); Invitational at American Academy of Arts and Letters, Purchase Award (2000); "Material and Culture: The Work of Don Christensen and Hermine Ford" curated by Mary Heilmann, Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, NY (2005); "Hermine Ford and John Newman", curated by Jason Andrew, Plattsburgh State Art Museum, Plattsburgh, NY (2007); "Old Dogs, New Tricks: Recent work by R. M. Fisher, Hermine Ford, John Newman", KS Art, NYC (2009); "Works on Paper", Danese Gallery, NYC ((2010), "That Is Then. This is Now", curated by Irving Sandler and Robert Storr, Cue Art Foundation (2010)
Selected Public Collections: Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Ak; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Gihon Foundation, Sante Fe, New Mexico; Hood Museum at Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH; Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC; The New School for Social Research, New York, NY; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT.
She received a NY State Caps Grant in 1977.