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Selected Exhibitions

2013-14 James R Smail Gallery/Macalester College WaterWays St Paul, MN
2013 Carnegie Ellsworth Museum 10th Anniversary Show & Auction Iowa Falls, IA
2010 American University Museum Catalyst Washington, DC
2006 Nestor Haverly Gallery Land, Water, Sky St. Petersburg, FL
2005 Arlington National Cemetery Faces of the Fallen Arlington, VA
2005 Sherry French Gallery Painting = Poetry New York, NY
2005 Lockhart Gallery Celebration of the Oak* Geneseo, NY
2005 Sherry French Gallery Four Seasons New York, NY
2004 Sherry French Gallery Mainly Maine New York, NY
2004 Carnegie Ellsworth Museum Works of the Collection Iowa Falls, IA
2003 Oglebay Institute Art of The American West** Wheeling, WVA
2002 Oglebay Institute Uncommon Ground Wheeling, WVA
2001 The Athenaeum Realism Alexandria, VA
2000 National Park Academy of the Arts Arts for the Parks: Top 100 National Juried Exhibition and Tour
1999 Manhattan Laundry Artomatic:Water 2 Washington, DC
1995 Mahler Gallery Changing Light Washington, DC
1994 Mahler Gallery Realism Washington, DC
1994 Emerson Gallery New Nature MacLean, VA
1993 Mahler Gallery Movements in Nature Washington, DC
1993 Anton Gallery Vistas Washington, DC
1992-99 Corcoran Gallery of Art WPA Annual Exhibition/Auction Washington, DC
1992 Mahler Gallery Landscape Washington, DC
1992 Corcoran Gallery of Art WPA at The Hemicycle Washington, DC
1992 Mahler Gallery Water Washington, DC
*artists include: Ansel Adams John F. Kensett
**artists include: Frederick Remington Charles Russell

Selected Collections and Commisions

Macalester College [collection & commission] St Paul ,MN
National Museum for Women in the Arts Washington, DC
Carnegie/ Ellsworth Museum Iowa Falls, Iowa
Library of Congress Washington, DC
U.S. Department of State Washington, DC
The Washington Post Collection Washington, DC
American Embassies:
Paris, France Marseilles, France Port au Prince, Haiti,
Melboune, Ausralia, Frankfurt, Germany
Norwest Bank Mission, SD
Paul Richard, Art Critic, The Washington Post Washington, DC
Juliet Man Ray [estate] Paris, France
Dean Witter Reynolds, Inc. San Francisco, CA
Toyota Corporate Offices Washington, DC
Tower Corporation Washington, DC
Jenner and Block, Law Offices Washington, DC
Bogin and Eig, Law Offices Washington, DC
Sallie Mae Corporation Washington, DC
Health South Corporation Birmingham, AL
Southern Company Atlanta, GA
Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines [commission] Splendor of The Seas ocean liner
The Corcoran Gallery of Art [commission] Washington, DC
Bell Atlantic Headquarters [commission] Washington, DC
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Washington, DC
The Oliver Chanler Collection [commissions] Geneseo, NY
The Adrian Chanler Collection [commission] Charleston, SC
The Patricia R. Clark Collection [commission] Paris, France
The Cunningham Collection [commissions] Melbourne, Australia
The Brigid Hynes-Cherin [commissions] New York, NY
Bob and Barbara Ballard Woods Hole, MA


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"Virginia Daley's oils present
emblems of natural sacredness"

—Jim Mahoney
Art in America

"The dynamic canvases of landscape specialist Virginia Daley are veritable anthems to unman-sullied nature's enduring power and beauty"

—Michael Welzenbach
The Washington Post

"An able disciple of the 19th century Hudson River and luminist painters ...in low key contemporary language"

—Lee Flemming
The Washington Post

"Daley's pictures celebrate...slow the viewer's glance to fill the mind with meditative calm"

—Paul Richard
The Washington Post

"Daley seeks out special places that have extraordinary power... to call forth the spirit
of the land"

—Janos Enyedi
Uncommon Ground
Exhibition Catalog