Joan Danziger






JOAN  DANZIGER

RESUME

 

Lives and Works in Washington, DC.

 

SITE-SPECIFIC, PUBLIC, ART COMMISSIONS    2007 - 1973

 
Party Animals, DC Commission for the Arts

"Eagle Riding High”

 

Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton, New Jersey

Commissioned by the Sculpture Foundation

“October Gathering”       Cast Bronze

 

Fish Out of Water Project.  The Downtown Partnership of Baltimore, Maryland

“Blue Man On A Fish”

 

George M. Taylor Multi-Service Center, Glen Burnie, Maryland

State of Maryland Art in Public Place Commission

“Aerial Conjunction” Three suspended sculptures and two wall sculptures in a 40 ft atrium

 

Washington DC Convention Center, Washington, DC

“Acrobatic Troupe” Three suspended sculptures in a 40 x 60 ft atrium which are now

reinstalled in the Kennedy Recreation Center, Washington, DC

 

George Meany Labor Studies Center, Maryland, National Endowment for the Arts Commission

Two 8’ figurative sculptures of workers

 

Frostburg State College, Student Union, Frostburg, Maryland

18.5’  Foot suspended sculpture comprised of three figures in a 60’ atrium

 

SOLO  EXHIBITIONS        2012 – 1973


American University Museum, Katzen Arts Center, Washington, DC

Osuna Gallery, Washington, DC

Southwest Art Center, San Antonio, Texas

Kelton Mathes Development Corporation, Arlington, Texas

Textile Museum, Washington, DC

Louisiana World Exposition, New Orleans, Louisiana

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey

New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, New Jersey

Joy Horwick Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

Terry Dintenfass Gallery, New York, New York

Jacksonville Museum of Art & Sciences, Jacksonville, Florida

New York State University Art Gallery, Albany, New York

Mead Corporation International HQ, Dayton, Ohio

Fendrick Gallery, Washington, DC

University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland

Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, California

California Museum of Science & Industry, Los Angeles, California

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

Henri Gallery, Washington, DC

Simone Stern Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS    2015  -  1974

 

9th International Fiber Biennal. Snyderman-Works Galleries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Jeepers Creepers. I.D.E.A. Museum, Mesa, Arizona

Unearthed, Alice C. Sabatini Art Gallery at Topeka and Shawnee Public Library, Topeka, Kansas

Washington Women in the Arts:  A Selection. Osuna Gallery, Washington, DC

Society  of Art of the Imagination. Cork Gallery, London, England

Sculpture Guild, Grounds For Sculpture. Hamilton, New Jersey

Fantasy & Dreams. Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

International Sculpture Conference. Benjamin Mangel Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

City Spaces. Atheneum Museum, Alexandria, Virginia

Noah Seeing Anew. Virginia Museum of Art,  Richmond, Virginia

Taft Menagerie. Taft Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio

Paper. Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio

Gems of Imagination. Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, Texas

100 Artists Commemorate 200 Years. Xerox Corporation, Rochester, New York

26th Street Playground Show. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland

Fascinating Cat. Mulvane Art Center, Topeka  & Wichita Art Museum, Kansas

Curious Creatures & Bizarre Beasts. Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, New Jersey

Suspended Sculptures. New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana

Figure & Fantasy. Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum, DC

Images of the 70's-9 Washington Artists. Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

New Sculpture: Baltimore, Washington,Richmond. Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

Masks. Morris Museum, Morristown, New Jersey

Animal Imagery in Contemporary Art. Virginia Museum, Richmond, Virginia

Washington Artists. Phillips Collection, Washington, DC

Eleven Eleven Sculpture Space. Washington, DC

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

 

Smithsonian National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC
District of Columbia, Mayor’s Office, Washington, DC

New Orleans Museum Of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana

New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, New Jersey

Jacksonville Museum of Arts  Science, Jacksonville, Florida

Capital Children’s Museum, Washington, DC

National Museum of Women in the Arts (three sculptures), Washington, DC

Georgetown Day School, Washington, DC

American University, Washington, DC

Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

 

CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

 

Artery Corporation, Chevy Chase, Maryland

Discovery Channel, Silver Springs, Maryland

Peat Marwick, Washington, DC

Plaza of The Americas Hotel, Dallas, Texas

 

GRANTS


George Meany Labor Studies Center, Maryland

Artist-In-Residence funded by The National Endowment for the Arts

 

Louisiana World Exposition, World’s Fair, New Orleans, Louisiana

Exhibition and Artist-In-Residence

 

ARTISTS RESIDENCY

 

American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy      

Visiting Artist. Six week Residency

 

Skopelos Foundation for the Arts, Spokelos, Greece

Print Making Facility. Invited to print a series of woodcuts. Two five week sessions

 

Cite International Des Arts, Paris, France. Awarded by the American Center

Worked on Ideas for an Exhibition at the Textile Museum- Textures & Tapestries.  Two month residency

 

EDUCATION

 

Cornell University (BFA), The Arts Students League, New York, New York

Academy of Fine Arts, Rome, Italy

 

ART ORGANIZATIONS

 

Visual Arts Panelist for The DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities  

The New Jersey State Council on the Arts, VisualArts Panelist

Sculpture Guild, New York, New York

Society of Art of the Imagination, London, England

Advisory Board of the Washington Sculptors Group, Washington, DC

Cosmos Club Art Committee

 

LISTINGS

 

Who’s Who in American Art & International Art

Who’s Who of American Women & Eastern Art

Contemporary American Women Sculptors

World’s Women Artists

100 Artists of the Mid-Atlantic

 

MATERIALS

 

Sculpture:  Mixed Media - wire, wood and metal armature, resin reinforced fabric, celluclay.  Archival paper, acrylic paint.   Cast bronze

Fused and slumped glass

 

Works On Paper……graphite, colored pencil, pastel

Canvas….Acrylic