Janet Carlile

Janet Carlile

Title: Principal, Owner, Director
Company: Red Mountain Gallery
Location: Hurley, New York, United States

Janet Carlile, Principal, Owner and Director at Red Mountain Gallery, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Artists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in art.

With her passion for drawing and painting stemming from an early age, Ms. Carlile consistently found encouragement from her parents while exploring her artistic interests. Her mother sent her drawings to Highlights for Children Magazine and she was influenced by her father’s feminist ideals in the 1950s. She went on to attain a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Cooper Union in 1966 and a Master of Fine Arts from the Pratt Institute in 1971, and went on to teach at Brooklyn College that same year. While partaking in numerous one-woman and group shows across the country, she also served as an instructor at Bard Winter College, Stony Brook University, the School of Visual Arts and the Brooklyn Museum Art School. Furthermore, she has taught as a professor at Brooklyn College for more than five decades. Her artwork is held in collections at the Smithsonian Museum, the Brooklyn Museum, and the Woman’s Museum in Washington D.C. Since 2001, Ms. Carlile has flourished as the principal, owner and director of the Red Mountain Gallery in Ouray, Colorado, and also served as the owner and director of her own virtual gallery since 2003.

Finding great success throughout the course of her career, Ms. Carlile was the recipient of the Creative Incentive Award from the Research Foundation of the City University of New York from 1992 to 2004. Additionally, she won the Pollack/Krasner Foundation Award in 2002, the Best of Show Award from Alpine Artists Show Ouray County in 1987 and the Hirshorn Purchase Prize from the Society of American Graphic Artists in 1969. In a career suffused with highlights, she is most proud to have watched her former students excel in their varying careers. To attest to her legacy, Ms. Carlile can also be found in editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in the East, Who’s Who in the World and Who’s Who of American Women. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, backpacking, skiing, yoga, rock climbing, reading and gardening.

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