JOAN DIX BLAIR 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

              

2018 "Plant Shadows" - cyanotypes by Joan Dix Blair

Leonardt Gallery, Berkshire Botanical Garden, Stockbridge, MA


2018 "Blue Garden" - cyanotypes and ceramics by Joan Dix Blair 

Oxbow Gallery, Northampton, MA 


2017 "Joan Dix Blair's Color Prints"

Knox Gallery, Monterey Library, Monterey, MA 


2017 "Joan Dix Blair - Woodcut Constructions 2017"

Upstairs Gallery at Penelope Wurr, Brattleboro, VT 


2017 "The Salamander Parade Etchings"

The Oxbow Gallery, Northampton, MA


2014-15 "Recent Prints by Joan Dix Blair"

The Hosmer Art Gallery, Forbes Library, Northampton, MA


2013 "Meade and Blair: Two Views: Landscape Prints"

Gallery at Zea Mays Printmaking, Florence, MA 


2009 "Pale Woodcuts by Joan Dix Blair" 

Tunnel City, Inc., Williamstown, MA  

Curated by Harrison Gallery, Williamstown, MA


2008 "Imagined Space: Prints by Joan Blair & Sarah Blackwell"

Gallery at Zea Mays Printmaking, Florence, MA


2002 "Collages and Prints by Joan Dix Blair"

Milne Library, Williamstown, MA


1998 "Collages and Prints by Joan Dix Blair"

Artist Technical Services, Williamstown, MA



GROUP EXHIBITIONS 


                

2019 Recent Prints - Helen Schmidt and Joan Dix Blair

Sanford Gallery, Zea Mays Printmaking Florence, MA


2019-21 Southern Graphics Council Traveling Exhibition

Southern Graphics Council International, Kennesaw, GA, USA

selected by Jane Hammond, Artist


2018 The Print Effect 2018: Small Works/Big Impact

Manhattan Graphics Center, New York, NY 

selected by Lothar Osterburg, Master Printer/Artist


2018 The Printed Image 7, Biennial Graphics Exhibition

Asian hand scroll from Salamander Parade Etchings 

Sabatini Gallery of Topeka-Shawnee Library, KS

selected by Melanie Yazzi, Dept. of Printmaking, Univ. of CO


2018 5th Annual Summer Exhibition

Gallery A3, Amherst, MA

selected by Emma Chubb, Curator, Smith College Museum of Art 


2018 Footprint International 2018

Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT

selected by Susan Tallman, Editor, Art in Print

                                    

2017 Passage  

Albany Center Gallery, Albany, NY 

selected by Alana Akaki, Independent Curator


2017 Abstract Extraction

Northeastern University's Gallery 360, Boston, MA

selected by Bruce Ployer, Gallery Advisory Committee


2017 The 38th Annual Paper in Particular

Sidney Larson Gallery, Columbia College, Columbia, MO


2016 Stand Out Prints 

Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN

selected by Elizabeth Wyckhoff, Curator, St. Louis Art Museum


2016 Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region Biennial

The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY 

selected by Michael Oatman, Artist & Dept. Architecture RIT


2016 California's Future? 

Los Angeles Printmaking Society at Center for Arts Eagle Rock

selected by Amir H. Fallah, Artist


2016 The 37th Annual Paper in Particular

Sidney Larsen Gallery, Columbia College, Columbia, MO

selected by Takuji Hamanak, Artist 


2015 New York International Miniature Print Exhibition 

Manhattan Graphics Center, New York, NY

selected by Sarah Suzuki, Curator or Prints, MoMA, NYC




2015 National Small Works Exhibition 

Washington Printmakers Gallery, Washington, DC 

juror Gregory Jecmen, Associate Curator of Old Master Prints, 

National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC


2015 Double Bubble Print Portfolio

Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw State U, St. Louis, MO 

Southern Graphics Council International Annual Exhibition


2015 Prints: CA, LA and Beyond - Part II

Selections from the California Society of Printmakers 

Gray Loft Gallery, Oakland, CA


2014 Print Facets - Five Centuries of Printmakers

The Curator Gallery-Chelsea, New York, NY  

curated by Rebecca Michelman of Michelman Fine Arts, NY, NY


2014 Stand Out Prints

The Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN

selected by Susan Tallman, Editor, "Art in Print" 

                      

2013 200 Works by 20 Artists

North Adams Regional Hospital, North Adams, MA

                                          

2012 Conscious Impressions

D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA

selected by Julia Courtney, Curator of Prints, D'Amour Museum, MA

 

2012 Print/Counter Print

Rose Contemporary Gallery, Portland, ME

selected by Peregrine Press 


2011 Print Exchange "Prudent Prints"

School of Art Gallery, Aberystwyth University, Wales


2011 Print Exchange Group Show

Lorg Fine Art Printmakers Gallery, Galway, Ireland


2011 Twelve Printmakers 

Augusta Savage Gallery, U of MA, Amherst, MA

selected by Lynn Peterfreund, Artist/Independent Curator


2010 Two-Way Mirror

Gallery at Zea Mays Printmaking, Florence, MA

selected with an essay by artist David Gibson


2010 Echo

Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT




2010 Half a World Away

Wharepuke Gallery, Kerikeri, New Zealand

and A.P.E. Gallery, Northampton, MA


2009 IPCNY New Prints/2009/Summer

International Print Center NY, New York, NY


2009 LAPS 20TH National Exhibition

Los Angeles Printmaker's Society,

The Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery

                                          

2009 Touching Space - Flow

Gallery at Zea Mays Printmaking, Florence, MA


2008 Fourteen Artists, Selected Zea Mays Printmakers

Redmond Bennett Gallery, Dublin, NH

                                          

2008 Footprint International

Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT


2008 Zea Mays Printmakers

Wunderarts Gallery, Amherst, MA



 AWARDS

 

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA, Fellowships 2010, 2013, 2016

Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, Residency, 2004

Washington DC Printmakers Gallery, juried member, 2012-14

Zea Mays Printmaking Flat File, juried member 2010 - present



 PUBLICATIONS 


2016 Catalog, "80 Artists of the Mowhawk Hudson Region" by Michael Oatman, The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY

2015 Catalog, First New York International Miniature Print Exhibition, Manhattan Graphics Center, New York, NY

2014 Catalog, "Print Facets, 5 Centuries of Printmakers," by Rebecca Michelman, The Curator Gallery-Chelsea, NY, NY

2014 Double Bubble Print Portfolio, prints by 20 artists bound portfolio

2009 Catalog, Los Angeles Printmakers Society 20th Annual Exhibit, 2009

2009 The Village Voice, 6/30/09, Robert Schuster:"Portraits at IPCNY"



 JURIED PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS 


The Boston Printmakers, The Los Angeles Printmakers Society, California Society of Printmakers, Zea Mays Printmaking Flat File. 



PUBLIC TALKS


2019 Zea Mays Printmaking, Florence, MA

2019 Berkshire Botanical Garden, West Stockbridge, MA

2017 The Knox Gallery, Monterey Public Library, Monterey, MA



 EDUCATION 


B.A. University of Colorado

Printmaking: Technical studies with established artists and master printers including Crown Point Press (Emily York); Wingate Studio (Peter Pettengill); Williams College; Skidmore College; Bennington College (Jim Lee); Women's Studio Workshop (Sue Oehme); Center Contemporary Printmaking (Marina Ancona, Sarah Amos); SUNY Albany, NY; School of Visual Arts, NY, NY (photography/Helen Levitt)

Personal assistant to American Sculptor George Rickey, 1998 - 2001

Development and Education projects for Mass MoCA, 1993 - 1997

Membership and Advancement, Sterling and Francine Art Institute, 1985 - 1987.  


The artist lives and works in Williamstown, MA