Joan Lesikin

Born

Lives and works Asheville, NC

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

BrassWorks Gallery, Montclair, NJ. Sight Specific: Studio Montclair’s 2017 Banenr Artists, jurried group show, 2017

Gallery 66 NY, Cold Spring, NY. Duality of Feminine and Feminist: National juried group show, 2017.

Blue Hill Art and Cultural Center, Blue Hill Plaza, Pearl River, NY. Plein Air and Beyond: Juried group show, 2016-2017. [2 works]

Montclair Public Library Gallery, Montclair, NJ. Portfolio Series: Imaginary Places: Juried group show, 2016. [3 works]

Wired Gallery, High Falls, NY. Collectors Curate: Invitational group show, 2015-16. [2 works]

Bakehouse Art Complex, Miami, FL. Last Exit: Painting: Juried group show, 2015. [2 works]

Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, Woodstock, NY. Active Member Wall: Small invitational solo show, 2015. [3 works]
Wired Gallery, High Falls, NY. Cragsmoor Artists Today: Group show, 2015.

Healing Arts Gallery, Ellenville Regional Hospital, Ellenville, NY. Solo show, 2015.

Visual Arts Gallery, SUNY Ulster, Stone Ridge, NY. Peace & Justice: Juried group show, 2015.

Stray Cat Gallery, Bethel, NY. Three-artist show, 2013.

Ellenville Public Library & Museum Ellenville, NY. Solo show, 2013.

Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY. New Directions ’12: 27th Annual National Juried Contemporary Art Exhibit, 2012.

Limner Gallery, Hudson, NY. Surreal Visions: Juried group show, 2011.

Unison Gallery, New Paltz, NY. Solo show, 2011.

Red Eft Gallery, Wurtsboro, NY. Four group shows, 2009, 2010.

Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, Woodstock, NY. Eleven Pick Two:
Invitational group show, 2009-10.

Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, Woodstock, NY. Solo show, 2009. Juried competition.

Pomona Cultural Center, Pomona, NY. Spring Exhibit: Three-artist show, 2009.

The Main Street Gallery, Groton, NY. National Small Works, Painting: Juried show, 2007.

Roberson Museum and Science Center, Binghamton, NY. Susquehanna Regional Art Competition: Juried show, 2007.

River Stone Arts Gallery, Haverstraw, NY. Group show, 2007.

Garnerville Gallery, Garnerville, NY. Juried show, 2006.

Catskill Mountain House, Napanoch, NY. Solo show, 2006.

Aroma Thyme Bistro, Ellenville, NY. Solo show, 2006.

Garnerville Arts & Industrial Center, Garnerville, NY. 2nd3rd4th, & 5th Annual Art ExpoGuest Artists Show: juried shows, 2002-05; Curator, 5th Guest Artists’ Show, 2005.

James Douglas Gallery, Montgomery, NY. Solo show, 2005.

Woodstock School of Art, Woodstock, NY. Regional Exhibit: Juried show, 2004.

Cooperstown Art Association, Cooperstown, NY. National Exhibit: Juried show, 2004.

Garnerville Gallery, Garnerville, NY. Group show, 2004.

* Cragsmoor Historical Society, Cragsmoor, NY. Solo show, 2003.

Core Gallery, New Paltz, NY. Three-artist show, 2002-03.

Core Gallery, New Paltz, NY. Group shows, 2001 & 2002.

 

PRIOR EXHIBITS


New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ. Group show.
Vida Gallery, San Francisco, CA. Juried show.
* Marin Artists Association Gallery, San Rafael, CA. Group show.
Marin Arts Guild Gallery, Belvedere, CA. Group show.
Chuck Levitan Gallery, NY, NY. Solo show.
* James Kiebert Gallery, Haverstraw, NY. Group show.
Ark Gallery, Accord, NY. Solo show.
Douglas College Art Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ. Solo show.
Vorhees Art Center, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ. Group show.

 

COLLECTIONS

Hudson River Editions, South Nyack, NY: Past affiliation
Karen Lynne Gallery, Boca Raton, FL: Past affiliation
Museum of Modern Art Loan Collection, NY, NY
French & Co. Gallery, NY, NY
Galería Juana Mordó, Madrid, Spain
Syracuse University Print Collection, Syracuse, NY
Syracuse University Painting Collection, Syracuse, NY
Numerous Private Collections in the United States, Europe, and North Africa

TRAINING

MFARutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ: Studio Art
BFASyracuse University, Syracuse, NY: Studio Art
Art Students League Summer School, Woodstock, NY

AWARDS

2009 Solo show: Juried competition. Woodstock Artists Association &
Museum, Woodstock, NY.

2007 Juror’s Choice Award #2 for Spring Nap. National Small Works,
Painting: The Main Street Gallery, Groton, NY.

2004 The H. Clark Bell Award for In Repose. Regional Exhibit:
Woodstock School of Art, Woodstock, NY.

1979 New York State Arts Alive Grant: Creative Artists Public Service Program
1969 Teaching Fellowship, Rutgers University
1967 Woodstock Artists Association Grant
1967 Art Students League Scholarship
1966 Studio Award, Syracuse University

REVIEWS

Tortorello, Michael. “Is That Chervil Winking ‘At Me?” The New York Times D1. (20 Nov 2014). 3 ¶’s on my work in a longer article.

Smart, Paul. “Disrupting the Commomplace [sic].” Woodstock Times 26 (25 June 2009).

Rubin, Brian. “Awe: Joan Lesikin.” Ellenville Journal 9 (17 Aug. 2006).

Karr, Joe and Elizabeth Geyer. “Arts Review.” The Sunday Record 8B (10 April 2005).

MISCELLANY

2012 Half page (Full-color photo: A Change Is Gonna Come and text.) Direct Art. Vol. 19 (p. 88). www.directart.org.

2009 2010 Pack Art (Seed Packet Art competition winner): Hudson Valley
Seed Library
, Accord, NY. New England Pie Pumpkin. Some related
exhibits: Roos Arts, Rosendale, NY; Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, State
University of New York, New Paltz, NY.