Gregory Amenoff (b. 1948) gained national prominence when he was selected for the Biennial Exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art in 1981. Since then, he has been the recipient of numerous awards from organizations including the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, and the Tiffany Foundation. Amenoff has had over fifty one-person exhibitions in museums and galleries throughout the United States and Europe. His work is in the permanent collections of more than thirty museums, including the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Amenoff has taught at Columbia University for over fifteen years, where he holds the Eve and Herman Gelman Chair of Visual Arts and is currently the Chair of the Visual Arts Division. He now lives in New York City and Ulster County, New York.