BARBARA WALLACE

Grants/Awards/Honors/Residencies

2015 Union County Honoree in the Arts for Women’s History Month, the Senate and 2014 General Assembly, State House, Trenton, NJ

2014 Presidential Excellence Award for Distinguished Teaching (Adjunct), Kean University, Union, NJ

2009-2010 Emerge 11, Professional Development Program, Aljira Gallery, Newark, NJ

2007 Artist Residency, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ

2007 Merck Juried Union County Art Show Award, The Arts Guild of Rahway, NJ

1990 Residency, Sculpture Scholarship, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

1980 Alumni Scholarship Award, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

Alumni Scholarship Award, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY)

 

Selected Art Exhibitions

2017 Barbara Wallace Sculpture Relief (Solo Exhibition), Union County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Elizabeth, NJ

Westfield Art Association Jubilee Exhibit, Masker's Barn in the Deserted Village of the Watchung Reservation, Watchung, NJ

16th Annual National Arts Program Exhibit and Contest for County of Union Employees and Their Families, Elizabethtown Gas Gallery, Union, NJ

Fire in Her Eyes, Newark School of the Arts, Newark, NJ 2016 The Wreath: Interpretations, The Arsenal Gallery, New York, NY 16th Annual National Arts Program Exhibit and Contest for County of Union Employees and Their Families, Elizabethtown Gas Gallery, Union, NJ

Westfield Art Association Exhibit, Union County Freeholders Gallery, Elizabeth, NJ Art Walk, Kean University, Union, NJ Summer Daze, Gallery U, Westfield, NJ

2015 Year 360 Barbara Wallace (Solo Exhibition), Broadway Gallery, Passaic County Community College, Paterson, NJ From Newark to Brooklyn – A Bridge to the Arts, Newark School of the Arts, Newark, NJ Fine Arts Faculty Exhibit, James Howe Gallery, Kean University, Union, NJ The Wreath: Interpretations, The Arsenal Gallery, New York, NY

2014    Emerge 11, Aljira Gallery, Newark, NJ (catalogue) Barbara Wallace Sculpture (Solo Exhibition), Union County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Elizabeth, NJ Art Auction & Party, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ Sun Salutation, Hamilton Club, Passaic County Community College, Paterson, NJ

Merck Juried Union County Art Show, The Arts Guild of Rahway, Rahway, NJ BA-BOOM!!!, Red Saw Gallery, Newark, NJ First Newark Arts & Music Festival @ Halsey Village Sculpture Garden,

Red Saw Gallery, Newark, NJ The Wreath: Interpretations, The Arsenal Gallery, New York, NY

Lifting as we Climb – A Celebration of Women Artists, Newark School of the Arts, Newark, NJ

2014  CommUnity, Arts Guild New Jersey, Rahway, NJ

The Wreath: Interpretations, The Arsenal Gallery, New York, NY

2013 Art Auction & Party, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ

The Wreath: Interpretations, The Arsenal Gallery, New York, NY

2012 Gallery Aferro's 4th Annual Benefit Art Auction and Party! Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ

Through You Into Action, The Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster, NJ (catalogue)

Fall Salon 2012, James Howe Art Gallery, Kean University, Union, NJ

2011 The Wreath: Interpretations, The Arsenal Gallery, New York, NY

Barbara Wallace Facts & Figures (Solo Exhibition), Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ

The Wreath: Interpretations, The Arsenal Gallery, New York, NY 2010

Penn Alumni Arts Fair, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Summer Soul Arts Festival, Warren, NJ

The Wreath: Interpretations, The Arsenal Gallery, New York, NY

2009 Adjunct Faculty, James Howe Fine Arts Gallery, Kean University, Union, NJ

OMG Aferro Art Auction, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ

Barbara Wallace Sculpture (Solo Exhibition), Union County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Elizabeth, NJ

The Wreath: Interpretations, The Arsenal Gallery, New York, NY

2008 iDraw, iPaint, iSculpt, iPhotograph, Pierro Gallery, South Orange, NJ

Barbara Wallace (Solo Exhibition), Dryfoos Gallery, Kean University, Union, NJ

The Wreath: Interpretations, The Arsenal Gallery, New York, NY 2007

Barbara Wallace (Solo Exhibition), Dryfoos Gallery, Kean University, Union, NJ

2005

In the Country of Last Refuge, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ (catalogue)

Hitoshi Nakazato: Painting Series: With a Tribute Exhibit by His Friends and  Colleagues, Ice Box Projects Space, Philadelphia, PA (catalogue)

2006    100 x 100, Meyerson Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Adjunct Faculty, James Howe Fine Arts Gallery, Kean University, Union, NJ Alumni Art Exhibition 2006, Steuben South Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY Cool Art in the Summer, Elizabeth Arts Council, Elizabeth, NJ The Wreath: Interpretations, The Arsenal Gallery, New York, NY

2005 Barbara Wallace (Solo Exhibition), The Elizabeth Public Library, Elizabeth, NJ The Wreath: Interpretations, The Arsenal Gallery, New York, NY 2004 An Edge in Space A Space in Time (Two Person Exhibition), The Arts Guild of Rahway, Rahway, NJ Paper Ball, Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ The Wreath: Interpretations, The Arsenal Gallery, New York, NY

1995 Girl Dreams, Woman Visions, CB’s 313 Gallery, New York, NY 1994 Barbara Wallace: Sculpture, Prints and Drawings (Solo Exhibition), Gallery 614,

New York, NY Women’s Ways of Seeing 3, Crystal Quilt Gallery, New York, NY Women’s Work, Meyerson Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA OIA Annual Salon, 568 Gallery, New York, NY The Wreath: Interpretations, The Arsenal Gallery, New York, NY

1993 GSFA Show, Meyerson Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 1992 GSFA Show, Meyerson Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 1991 Visual Aids Show, D.C. 37 Gallery, New York, NY 1990 The Wreath: Interpretations, The Arsenal Gallery, New York, NY 1987 The Exceptions & Exceptionals, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, New York, NY &

Schaffler Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY 1986 Foundation Faculty, Schaffler Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

 

Selected Bibliography

Garcia, Daniel. "Esculturas de Barbara Wallace, de Elizabeth en la Pearl Street Gallery". La Voz [Elizabeth] 9 Sept. 2017: p. 4. Print.

Smith, Joan Lowell. “Westfield Art Association Holds Jubilee Celebration and Exhibition”. Tap into Westfield, 12 June 2017. Web. https://www.tapinto.net/towns/westfield/articles/westfield-art-association-holds-jubilee-celebration

Smith, Joan Lowell. “Westfield Art Association to Host Jubilee Exhibition at Masker’s Barn”. Tap into Westfield, 5 June 2017. Web. https://www.tapinto.net/towns/westfield/sections/arts-and-entertainment/articles/westfield-art­association-to-host-jubilee-exhibit

“Kean University Retirees Recognized for Years of Distinguished Service”. Suburban News [Clark] 12 June 2014. Print.

Foderaro, Lisa W. “The Many Ways a Wreath Can Turn”. Digital image. “City Room The Many Ways a Wreath Can Turn Comments”. The New York Times, 31 Dec. 2012. Web. <http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/12/31/the-many-ways-a-wreath-can-turn/>.

NYC Parks. "Ghosts of Wreaths Past." YouTube. YouTube, 2012. Web. <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1MWX3yQBCg>.

Through You Into Action. Newark: Gallery Aferro, 2012. Print.

Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs. Paper Sculptures by Elizabeth Artist Barbara Wallace on Exhibit at Pearl Street Gallery. N.p., 15 Apr. 2009. Web. <http://ucnj.org/news/2009/0904papersculptures.htm>. "Newark USA." Rev. of Barbara Wallace. Web log post. Newark USA. N.p., 12-19 Oct. 2008.  Web. <http://newarkusa.blogspot.com/>. In The Country of Last Refuge. Newark: Gallery Aferro, 2007. Print. Nakazato, Hitoshi, Daniel Dalseth, Sumiko Takeda, and John D. Woolsey. Hitoshi Nakazato: Painting Series: With a Tribute Exhibit by His Friends and Colleagues. Philadelphia, PA: [s.n.], 2007. Print. “Barbara Wallace Exhibition/Interview @ The Elizabeth Public Library”, Cablevision, Elizabeth Edition, 9/12 – 13/05. Cablevision. Elizabeth, NJ, 12-13 Sept. 2005.  Television. Garcia, Daniel. "Dos Eventos Culturales En La Biblioteca Publica De Elizabeth." La Voz [Elizabeth] 8-22 Sept. 2005: n. pag. Print.

"Artist to Exhibit at Library." Suburban News [Clark] 7 Sept. 2005: n. pag. Print. Guarneri, Laurie. "Upfront In Touch”: Artist Interview." Home News Tribune [Somerville] 2 Jan. 2004: n. pag. Print.

"22nd Annual Wreath Interpretations Exhibition." 2004 Wreath Interpretations: NYC Parks. N.p., n.d. Web. <http://www.nycgovparks.org/art-and-antiquities/arsenal-gallery/2004/wreaths>. The Art Students League of New York, 1977. New York NY: Art Students League of New York, 1977.

 

Teaching Experience

2005 -Present Adjunct Professor, Kean University, Union, NJ (Visual Thinking, Introduction to Art) 2008 -Present Adjunct Professor, Passaic County Community College, Paterson, NJ

(Drawing 1, Appreciation of Art – Including: Online and Writing Intensive

Sections) 1992-93 Teaching Assistant, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (Sculpture 1) 1985-87 Visiting Instructor, Pratt Institute, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY (Light, Color, &

Design)

Education

Master of Fine Arts, Sculpture, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting, summa cum laude, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY Certificates of Achievement in Mental Health and Addictions, Passaic County Community

College, Paterson, NJ (Anticipated, 2017) Art Students League of New York, Figure Drawing, New York, NY