Joan Danziger




Lives and Works in Washington, DC.



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        2019 – 1973

National Sporting Library & Museum, Middleburg, Virginia (May 17, 2019 - January 5, 2020)

Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Reading Public Museum, Reading, Pennsylvania

Marywood University, Mahady Gallery, Scranton, Pennsylvania

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




Washington Womens Art Center Exhibition. American University Museum. Washington, DC

Apparitions. Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery, Washington, DC

King of the Forest: Adventures in Bioperversity. Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, Virginia

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




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




Artery Corporation, Chevy Chase, Maryland

Discovery Channel, Silver Springs, Maryland

Peat Marwick, Washington, DC

Plaza of The Americas Hotel, Dallas, Texas



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




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




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

Academy of Fine Arts, Rome, Italy




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




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




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