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SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

2012

Intuitive Journeys, Heurich Gallery, Washington, DC. Thru March 13th 2012

Tradition Redefined: The Larry and Brenda Thompson Collection of African American Art, Georgia Museum of Art , Athens Georgia

IN UNISON :20 Washington, DC Artists; The Keeger Museum, Washington, DC
January 15th -February 26th 2011

2010

The Rhythm of Structure: Mathmatics Art and poetic Reflection: The Caresian MathArt Hive - Nov. 2009 - February 2010 Bowery Poetry Club, 308 Bowery, NY, NY

2009

Our Common Bond: Mother, Daughter, Sister, Self. Gallerie Myrtis, Baltimore Md. Includes Catalogue

Art In Embassies Exhibition: US Embassy Georgetown, Guyana. Brochure included,"...Wellman uses language of geometric abstraction to convey the rich emotional tapestry of our collective experience", Sarah Tanguy, Curator.

Rules Of Engagement, University of Maryland University College. College Park MD. June11th - July 29th Three Person explores visual strategies of three Abstract artists!

Tradition Redefined: The Larry & Brenda Thompson Collection of african American Art, The David C. Driskell Center, The University of Maryland College Park. College Park Md.

2008

Transmutations: American Masters of Transformation,
Fall exhibition New Door Creative, Baltimore Md.

Daughters of the Diaspora 20 Contemporary Women Artists.
Hearn Fine Art; Little Rock Arkansas March - May 2008

2007
Set Theory: Prints, Paintings & Drawings by Joyce Wellman
Gallery I University of Arkansas, Little Rock, January 16th - March 7th Solo Show

2006
"Holding Our Own: Selections from the Collectors Club of Washington DC"
University Maryland , College Park Md.

2006
"Telling the Story: Artists Books"
,
Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ. September - December 2006.

2006 "Not an Ocean Between Us: Voices of Women of the African Diaspora"
Diggs Gallery Winston Salem state University, Winston-Salem, NC exhibition continues thru March 2007

2005
"Chance and Other Musings"
North Carolina State University Museum Gallery, Greensboro, NC. Solo Exhibition

2005
"Passages"
New Door Creative Gallery, Baltimore, Md.

2004
"Chance and Other Musings" Wilmer Jennings Gallery at Kenkeleba, New York City. Solo Exhibition


2004
"Rhythm of Structure: The Mathematical Aesthetic"
Wilmer Jennings Gallery at Kenkeleba, New York City Curator: John Sims

2003
"1st East African Women Artists Exhibition",
Museum Art Gallery, Kenya National Museum, Nairobi Kenya;

2001
"X...and other Musings"; Solo Exhibition,
Christopher Brodigan Gallery; The Groton School, Groton, MA.

2000
"Magnetic Forces and Magic Scripts: New Works by Joyce Wellman",
Dillard University Art Gallery Coke Fine Arts Center Gallery, New Orleans, LA.

1999
"Present Tense"
Linda Day Clarke, Michael Platt & Joyce Wellman, Rockville Arts Place, Rockville, Md.Jack Rasmussen, Curator

1998-1999
"Chance & Necessity"
- Traveling Exhibition Curator: Power Boothe; Maryland Art Place Baltimore, Md. 1998, Boyden Gallery- St. Mary's College, Md.; McLean Project for the Arts, Va.; Kennedy Museum of Art, Ohio University, Athens Oh. Catalogue

1992
"Works on Paper: Prints By Stephanie Pogue and Joyce Wellman"
Howard University Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Catelogue

1991 "Gathered Visions" Anacostia Museum, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. . incl. Catalogue

1989
"From the Anacostia to the Potomac: Art and Ideology in the Washington Area"
WPA Washington, D.C. . Catalogue

1985
"Joyce Wellman Printmaker"
; Gallery 900 University of the District of Columbia, Wash, D.C. .


PUBLICATIONS:

2010

Krishna Reddy: Master Printmaker - Scultptor - Artist, by Dennis L. Forbes ; Know the Artist Know the Art series # 1 . 2010


2007
Set Theory
Prints - Paintings - Prints - Drawings of Joyce Wellman University of Arkansas, Little Rock

2005
"Artist Explores, Embraces Unknown"
, by Keith Buckner, News & Record - Go Triad pg. 23 October 6-12 2005

2005
"Rich Color,Numbers Infuse Her Art"
by Glen McNatt. Baltimore Sun September 28, 2005

2005
"Creating Their Own Image: The History of African American Women Artists"

by Lisa Farrington, Oxford University Press, London
pg.198 ISBN 0-19-516721-X

2004
Art in Review
"Chance and Other Musings"
New York Times December 10,
pg. B38 by Grace Glueck

The International Review of African American Art; Hampton University Press, Hampton, VA :
2004
Vol.19 No. 3
"The Rhythm of Structure: MathArt in the African Diaspora",
1998
Vol. 15 No. 2 Grief Recycled
1993
Vol. 10 No. 3 Journeying Beyond...and Paintings of Joyce Wellman by Rick Powell
1985
Vol. 6 No.4 Printmaking

1994
"African American Art and Artists"
University of California Press, Berkeley by Dr. Samella Lewis 3rd 2003 & 1994 Editions

1999
Rockville Gazett, "Diversity, Individuality & Excellence at Rovkville Art Place"
, Nancy Ungar, In the Arts, Feb. 10,

1998
City Paper, Baltimore
"Driven To Abstraction:Area Artists Keep Non-figurative Art Alive", by Mike Giuliano pg. 41, Dec. 9,

1997
"St. James Guide to Black Artists",
1997 St. James Press in Association with Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture, NYC pg. 558

1995
"Vectors Ciphers, & Rewrites: The Paintings of Joyce Wellman"
by Sherman Fleming; The Washington Review Vol 20 #4

1991,
Art Papers "Gathered Visions", Anacostia Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
July-August Vol.15, No.4, Atlanta, Ga.


PUBLIC ART PROJECTS

2007
Installation: "Balence Master 3" DC Commission on Arts & Humanities - Art in Public Places Commission for Eastern Market Arts Restoration Project on view June 2007 - June 2009

2006
"Autumn Passages",
New Science Building, NC A &T State University Greensboro North Carolina

2003
Public Art Collection, Washington DC Convention Center Authority, Washington, DC

2002
Party Animals City Wide Out Door Public Art
- DC Commission on Arts & Humanities - Commissioned "YELLOW DOG– Party Animal

1990
Installation of "Inside-Outside"
at the Washington Project for the Arts Washington, DC .


ACHIEVEMENTS and DISTINCTIONS:

RESIDENCIES

2007 & 2009
Artis in Residence Blue Mountain Center; Blue Mountain New York

2005
Tague - Blackburn Visiting Artist" Experimental Printmaking Institute, Lafayette College, Easton Pennsylvania

2005 - 2006
Visiting Artist in Residence
North Carolina A &T State University, Greensboro, NC

2003
1st East African Women Artist Workshop& Exhibition; Nairobi &Lake Naivasha Kenya Sponsored by the US Embassy, Nairobi &the Kuona Trust of the National Museum, Nairobi Kenya

2001
Artist in Residence, The Groton School Department of Art, Groton Mass. 2000-2001

PANELS/LECTURES

2007
African American Studies Department, University of Mayland College Park Lecture: Steal Away: Using the Creative Arts to Illustrate stories of the Underground Railroad!

2007
Member
Selection panel for the 2007 Robert and Margaret MacColl Johnson Fellowship for the Visual Arts, Rhode Island Foundation, Providence, RI ($25,000 prize)

2007
Lecture: "My Life as An Artist", Black History Month Lecture Series, Philander Smith College, Little Rock Arkansas.

2003
Annual James A Porter Colloquium on African American Art,Memory, Metaphor and Gender: Black Women in Art and Visual Culture, Howard University, Washington, DC

1997; 1996; 1990
Awards Panel - DC Commissionon the Arts & Humanities, Washington DC

1997-1995
Awards Panel - Arlington Commission on the Arts, Arlington VA.

ARTIST CURATOR
1999
"Free State IX: A Drawing Slam!", Rockville Arts Place, Rockville, MD

1998
"Spring Solos", Arlinton Art Center, Arlington, VA.

AWARDS
1986

Ford Foundation Study Fellowship Maryland Institute College of Art., Baltimore, MD
1989 & 1986 DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities Artist Fellowship, Washington, DC


COLLECTIONS:

 


Permanent Collection - US Embassy Monrovia, Liberia , West Africa
Georgia Museum of Art; Athens, Georgia
US Library of Congress Division of Photography and Prints , Washington, DC
The David C. Driskell Center for the study of the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Disapora
Washington Convention Center Art Collection, Washington, DC
Print Collection of the New York Public Library, Manhattan 5th Ave. branch, NY
North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC
James Lewis Museum Of Art, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD.
Jane Zimmerli Art Museum, Archives for Printmaking Studios; Rutgers, NJ
Wes & Missy Cochran Collection, La Grange Ga.
Center for American Material Culture Studies, University of Delaware
Ariel Capital Management, Chicago, IL
Permanent Collection US Embassy Nairobi Kenya
Larry & Brenda Thompson, Conn.
David Driskell Collection, College Park, MD
Evans Tibbs Collection, Washington, DC
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA.
Connie Lee Corp., Washington, DC
Robert & Jean Steele Collection, College Park, MD
The Paul R Jones Collection, Atlanta Ga.

EDUCATION:
1998 MFA Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Md. .
1977 M.A. Education, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
1972 B.S. Education, City College of New York City
1980-1981 Krishna Reddy Color Print Atelier NYU, New York City
1974-1975,1979 Bob Blackburn Printmaking Workshop New York City
1986-1987 Maryland Institute College of Art Baltimore, Md.


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