Born: Harrisburg, PA

Lives and works in NY and NM

National Academician, 1993





2018      Telluride Arts District, Gallery 81435, June-July, The Great Rotation or How to Think About The Earth

2016       Peter Makebish, Pop-up in Chelsea, NYC, November

2015       David Richard Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Southern Route into NM, June-July

                “Stations,” Cathedral of St John the Divine, March, April, NYC, Feb- May

                “Painting Along the Road”, Austin Peay University Gallery, Clarksville, Tenn. Feb- Mar

2014        David Richard Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, July- August

2013        Alan Avery Art Company, Atlanta, GA

2011        “Stations,” Cathedral of St John the Divine, March, April, NYC

                 Heidi Cho Gallery, Marilyn Rosenberg, 21 April- 21 May, NYC

2010        Gerald Peters Gallery, Landscape, February, Santa Fe, NM

2009        Turtle Point Press Gallery, NYC

2008        Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe New Mexico, June 2008

2007        Sullivan Goss Gallery, Santa Barbara CA, November, 2006

2004        Salander-O’Reilly Gallery, Two person Show, September, NYC

2001         Art Resources Transfer, New York City

                  Western Landscapes, Roswell Museum, Roswell, New Mexico

1997          Paintings from Joshua Tree National Park and the Landscape Institute,

                   C.C.S., University of California at Santa Barbara, CA

1996          Art Resources Transfer, New York, NY

1993          Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, NY

                   Ro Snell Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

                   Renée Fotouhi Gallery, East Hampton, NY

                   University of the Arts (Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery) Philadelphia, PA  Villa of the Sun Paintings, (Catalog essay by Carter Ratcliff)

1991           Anne Plumb Gallery, New York, NY

1990          Anne Plumb Gallery (Catalog essay by Harold Bloom), New York, NY

1989          Anne Plumb Gallery (Catalog essay by David Shapiro), New York, NY

1988          Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, HI

                   Freedman Gallery, Albright College, Reading, PA

                   Anne Plumb Gallery, New York, NY

1987           Earl McGrath Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

                    Anne Plumb Gallery, New York, NY

1986            Anne Plumb Gallery, New York, NY

1985            Anne Plumb Gallery, New York, NY

1984            Manhattan Art, New York, NY

       Salvatore Ala Gallery, New York, NY





2018   David Richard Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, EARTHSCAPES, June - August

2017   Telluride Gallery, curated by James Hayward, Objective Painting, Telluride, CO

              Painted Landscapes, Heritage Museums and Gardens, Sandwich, MA

2015     David Richard Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Landscape, September

2014    Schema Gallery, Purple Mountains, Amber Waves, September, Brooklyn, NY

             James Graham and Sons, Detail Oriented, January, NYC

2013    Brian Morris Gallery, Endless Summer, August, NYC

             Come Together, Surviving Sandy, October- December, Brooklyn, NY

2011     Gerald Peters Gallery Landuse Misuse, Santa Fe, Summer Show

2009    Steven Harvey Fine Art, Group Show, Summer, NYC

              National Academy, Member’s Annual, May, NYC

              Bomb Magazine Benefit, May, NYC

              Dahl Arts Center, Rapid City, South Dakota,  Ray Graham Collection

2007    The Flag Project, Rubin Museum, NYC

              Out West, The Great American Landscape, National Art Museum of China

2005     Painting as Inquiry, Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe NM

2005     Summer Landscape Show, Salander O'Reilly Gallery, NYC

               Amenoff, Resika, McNeil and Botts, Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2004      National Academy of Design, Wolf Kahn selections from the Collection, NYC

2001-02  Anderson Ranch Faculty Show, Snowmass, Colorado200

1999-14   Site Unseen Benefit Site Santa Fe, James Kelley Contemporary, Santa Fe, New Mexico

1998        Interpreting, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

                 Conversation exhibition with Mary Carlson, 

                 Art Resources Transfer, New York, NY

1997         Auction to Benefit Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA

1995         Painting in Poetry/Poetry in Painting: Wallace Stevens and Modern Art, Baruch College, NY                                                                                                         

1994         The Figure, 1994(Organized by Sandra Gering Gallery), 

                  Deutsche Bank Lobby Gallery, NY

                  25th Anniversary Art Auction, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, OH

                  White Columns Benefit, White Columns, NY

1992         Painting, St. Peter's Church at Citicorp Building, New York, NY

1991         Lost and Found: The Painterly Image II, New York Studio School Gallery, NY

1990        Terra Incognita: Contemporary Landscape Painting, Museum of Art, RISD, RI

                 Group Show; Richard Green Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

                  Amnesty International Benefit Exhibition, Germans-Van Eck Gallery, NY

1989         Group Show, Earl McGrath Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1988         1900 to Now: Modern Art from Rhode Island Collections, Museum of Art. RISD

1987         Gregory Botts and Roy Fowler, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, CA

                 (Catalog essay by Stephen Westfall)

1986         Award Recipients, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY

                 Ten Years of Collecting: Selections from the Downe Collection

                  Wellesley College Museum, Wellesley, MA

                  Abstraction Landscape, Robin Lockett Gallery, Chicago, IL

1985         Factura, Schlesinger/ Boisante Gallery, New York, NY

                  Drawing 1985, Gregory Botts, Christopher Wool. Barbara Toll Fine Arts, NY

                  To the Astonishing Horizon, Los Angeles Visual Arts Center, L.A.,CA

1982          Four From New York, Richard Hines Gallery, Seattle, WA

                  Carl Apfelschnitt, Gregory Botts, Keith Haring, David Kapp.





2015            Lauren Della Monica, Painting Landscapes: Contemporary Views

1996            Clouds, Leaves, Waves. A Painter's Poem.  

                     Published by Turtle Point Press, NY





Jennifer Samet;               Beer with a Painter, Hyper-allergic online Journal

Bloom, Harold;                A Vision of the American Sublime, 2011, reprinted in 2015

                                          Gregory Botts: Stations, Cathedral of St John the Divine

Frank, Peter;                    Gregory Botts, Painting and its Contents

                                           Online essay for David RichardGallery

McGee, Louis;                  Review of Clouds, Leaves, Waves.

                                           LIBRARY JOURNAL, October 1996

Newhall, Edith;                Review, ART NEWS, December 1993

Johnson, Ken;                 Review, ART IN AMERICA, November 1993

Henry, Gerrit;                   Review, ART IN AMERICA, February 1992

Cyphers, Peggy;              Review, ARTS MAGAZINE, Summer, 1991

Bloom, Harold;                ARTS MAGAZINE, Summer 1990,

                                          "The American Sublime" (included cover reproduction)

Carrier, David;                  Review, ART INTERNATIONAL, September 1990

Shapiro, David;                PEQUOD, Summer 1990, "Painting and Poetry's Truth,”

Carter Ratcliff;                  University of the Arts,  Villa of the Sun, (Catalog essay by Carter Ratcliff)

Morgan, Robert;               Review, ARTS MAGAZINE, Summer 1989

Gardner, Colin;                 Review, LOS ANGELES TIMES, Dec.11, 1987

Mueller, Cookie;               Review, DETAILS, May 1987

Indiana, Gary;                   VILLAGE VOICE, Feb. 25, 1986"An Opinionated Survey,"

Cameron, Dan;                 ARTS MAGAZINE, September 1985, "The Submerging Figure,"

Westfall, Steven;              Review, ARTS MAGAZINE, Summer 1985





2004      Death Valley National Park Artist in Residence Program

2002      Roaring Forks Club Artist in Residence, Aspen, Colorado

1997       Joshua Tree National Monument Artist In Residence Program

1997       National Academy of Design, Elected Member

1993       Adolph Gottlieb Emergency Grant Recipient

1986       American Academy And Institute of Arts and Letters

               Award For Excellence in Painting

1972       Skowhegan School of Painting, Student Scholarship





Federal Reserve Washington, DC

Mint Museum of Art Charlotte, North Carolina

Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christie, TX

San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX

Denver Art Museum

La Jolla Museum of Art

Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Museum of Contemporary Art, Honolulu, Hi

Honolulu Academy of Art

IBM, New York

Chase Manhattan Bank, NY

Prudential, NY

Progressive Corp, Cleveland, Ohio

Jones, Day, Reavis & PooveWashington D.C.

Shimuzo Corporation, Atlanta, Georgia





Paula and James Crown, Chicago and Aspen

Bridget Goodbody, New York City

Stanley and Evelyn Asrael, Washington, D.C.

Edward Broida, New York

Truman Hines, Bellevue, Washington

Aaron & Phyllis Katz, Boulder, Colorado

Harold Bloom, New York

Edward Downe, Jr., New York

John McEnroe, New York

Penny McCall, New York

James Jensen, Honolulu

Thurston Twig Smith, Honolulu

Ross Bleckner, New York

Lucio Pozzi, New York

Paul Olsen, New York

Henry Scholder, New York

Jon Rabinowitz, New York

Henry Justin, NY





1970-1972       School of Visual Arts, NYC

1973                 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine




2018           Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Aspen, CO

                    Telluride Summer Landscape Painting, Telluride, CO

2017            Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Aspen, CO

2016            National Academy School, NYC,  (re) Figuring An Academic Drawing Workshop

2014            Telluride Painting School, Telluride, CO

2011             Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Aspen, CO

2008            NY Studio School, September Drawing Marathon

2006-08      Vermont Studio Center, Visiting Artist, August

                      College of Creative Studies, UCSB, Landscape Institute

2006             Anderson Ranch, Snowmass Village, CO, September

2005             University of California SB, CCS, Figure Drawing

                       National Academy School, NYC, Figure Drawing

2004             National Academy of Design, NYC, Figure Drawing

2000-3         Anderson Ranch, Snowmass Village, Colorado, Painting

2002             National Academy of Design, NYC, Master Class in Figure Drawing

2001              New York Studio School, NYC, Summer Painting Program

                       New York Studio School, NYC, Drawing Marathon February

                       Spring Island Painting Workshop, Spring Island, S. Carolina

1999              Landscape Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara,

                       Painting (Summer Session)

                       Anderson Ranch, Snowmass Village, Colorado,

                       Painting (Summer Session)

1998              Landscape Institute, University of California,  Santa Barbara,

                       Painting (Summer Session)

1997              Landscape Institute, University of California,  Santa Barbara,

                       Painting (Summer Session)

1994              Deep Springs College, Deep Springs, California,

                       Painting (Fall Term)

1981-1991      University of California, Santa Barbara (College of Creative Studies)

                       Painting, Figure Drawing (Annual Spring Quarters)

1980              University of California At Santa Barbara (College of Creative Studies)

                       Painting, Figure Drawing(Full Year)

1978-1979    Ridgewood School of Art, Ridgewood, New Jersey,

                      Beginning Figure Painting and Drawing

                      Art History Foundation

1972-1976   School of Visual Arts, New York

                      Figure Drawing Workshop, Organized by Peter Heinemann





2012       Vermont Studio Center, Johnson Vermont

2008      NY Studio School Lecture Series

2004      Juror for Expressions West, Coos Bay Art Museum, Coos Bay, Oregon

1996       New York University, (Slide Lecture)

1991        SUNY, Purchase, (Critique)

1991        Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY., Visiting Artist (Slide Lecture and Critique)

1991        New York Studio School, New York, Visiting Artist (Slide Lecture)

1991        New York Studio School, New York, Visiting Artist (Critique)

1985       Brandeis University, Waltham, Mass., Saltzman Visiting Artist (Slide Lecture)