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EDUCATION

  • 2013Akua Inks Printshop, Catherine Kernan, Provincetown Fine Arts Center, Provincetown, MA
  • 1994Residency, Garner Tullis, Printmaking,Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM (also 1992)
  • 1993Residency, Jennifer Bartlett, Painting, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM
  • 1993Residency, Richard Tullis, Printmaking, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM
  • 1991Invitational Residency, Helen Frankenthaler, Painting, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM
  • 1986Residency, Helen Frankenthaler, Painting, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM
  • 1972-74Art Students League, New York, NY
  • 1971Parsons School of Design, New York, NY, BFA

HONORS & AWARDS

  • 2013New Bedford Harbor in a New Light, New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford, MA
  • 2006Artist in Residence, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk,CT
  • 1999Artist in Residence, Vermont Studio Center, Johnston,VT
  • 1983Semi-Finalist, Drawing, The Artists Foundation of Massachusetts
  • 19802nd Prize Honor, Oil Painting 1980, Kenneth Taylor Gallery, Nantucket, MA
  • 1979Honorable Mention, Oil Painting, Kenneth Taylor Gallery, Nantucket, MA

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

  • 2014Land Forms East, Paintings Prints Paperworks, Colo Colo Gallery, New Bedford, MA
  • 2012Open Studio, The Ropeworks, New Bedford, MA (also 2011, 2010, 2009 & 2008)
  • 2011Oceanic Images, The Ropeworks Art Space, New Bedford, MA
  • 2010New Works on Paper, Silo Gallery, Nantucket,MA
  • 2007Spirit Marks, Cooler Gallery, Wt. River Junction, VT
  • 2006Land Forms II, Paintings and Prints, Addison Arts Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
  • 2004Joan Potkay New Works, LewAllen Contemporary Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
  • 2003Joan Potkay Introduction, LewAllen Contemporary Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
  • 2001Land Forms, Art & Industry, Santa Fe, NM
  • 1993Expressive Monotypes, Gallery Romano, Santa Fe, NM
  • 1988Arrival New Mexico, Armory for the Arts, Santa Fe, NM
  • 1985Nantucket Influence, Nantucket Island School of Design, Nantucket, MA
  • 1985Paperworks of Nantucket, George Davis, Nantucket, MA
  • 1983Recent Paintings and Drawing, Kenneth Taylor Gallery, Nantucket, MA (also 1980, 1977)
  • 1982Swimmers, Alcove Show, Nantucket Artists Association, Nantucket, MA
  • 1981Small Paperworks, Tina Bruer Gallery, Nantucket, MA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • 2014Footprint International, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT
  • 2014New Works on Paper, The Avenue Gallery, Norwalk, CT
  • 2014Branching Out, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT
  • 2013New Bedford Harbor in a New Light, New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford, MA
  • 2013Small Works, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM
  • 2013Portraits, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT
  • 2012NBOS Group Show, New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford, MA
  • 2011Editions, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT
  • 201118 Days, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM
  • 2010ECHO: Repetitive Marks, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT
  • 2010Artists of the Monothon, Santa Fe Arts Commission, Santa Fe, NM
  • 2009Land Inspiration, 222 Shelby St., Santa Fe, NM
  • 2009Press Release, 222 Shelby St., Santa Fe, NM
  • 2009The Ropeworks Event, New Bedford, MA
  • 2008Footprint International, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT
  • 2008Artists of NBOS, Art Works, New Bedford, MA
  • 2007The Natural World, Cooler Gallery, White River Junction, VT
  • 2007Finish This, Cooler Gallery, Wt. River Junction, VT
  • 2007International Miniature, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT
  • 2006Studio Artists, Fourth Dimension Print Studio, Santa Fe, NM
  • 2006Flags, Nantucket Island School of Design, Nantucket, MA
  • 2006Earth, Air, Fire, Water, Santa Fe Arts Commission, Santa Fe, NM
  • 2006Preview 2006, Addison Arts Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
  • 2006Monotypes East, Westport, CT (also 2004)
  • 2005Small Works, LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
  • 2004La Casa Roja, Modern Homes of Santa Fe, NM
  • 2004Monotype Meditations, La Posada Hotel, Santa Fe, NM
  • 2003Peace Is Patriotic, Art & Industry, Santa Fe, NM
  • 2003Boston Art, Boston, MA
  • 2002Site Santa Fe Monothon Show, Santa Fe, NM (also 1999, 1998, 1996)
  • 2001Beyond Our Vision, Bemidji Art Center, MI
  • 2000Annual Juried Show, Friends of Contemporary Art:Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, NM (also 1999)
  • 1999Residency Show, Vermont Studio Center Gallery, Johnson, VT
  • 1999Boston Contemporary Art, Boston, MA (also 1998, 1997)
  • 1998The Open Studio, College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
  • 1994Santa Fe Art Institute Show, Santa Fe, NM (also 1993, 1992)
  • 1994New Monotypes, HandGraphics Print Show, Santa Fe, NM
  • 1991Helen Frankenthaler Tutorial Show, Belles Artes Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
  • 1988Group Studio Show, Santa Fe, NM
  • 1986Helen Frankenthaler Master Class Show, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM
  • 1983Powers Tasch Gallery, Westport, CT
  • 1983Jo Sibley Gallery, Nantucket, MA
  • 1982Nantucket Art Supply Co., Nantucket, MA
  • 1978Main Street Gallery, Nantucket, MA

LECTURES & PUBLICATIONS

  • 2013"Harbor Show: Individual Work," Lecture, New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford, MA
  • 2012"Luminosity," Lecture, Nantucket Island School of Design, Nantucket, MA
  • 2011"Nature Interpreted Through American Artists," Lecture, Nantucket Island School of Design, Nantucket, MA
  • 2007"Midcareer Artists," Vermont Guardian, Brattleboro, VT
  • 2006"Residency Presentation," Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT
  • 2006 “Landscape in Motion," Pasatiempo, The New Mexican
  • 2005 “La Casa Roja,” Fall Cascade, painting, 71 x 67, Trend Magazine
  • 2000Who’s Who in American Women, Publication
  • 1999“Nature thru Mark Making", Lecture, Nantucket Island School of Design and the Arts, MA
  • 1995“Monoprints and M.M. Painting", Lecture, Nantucket Island School of Design and the Arts, MA
  • 1994“The Santa Fe Institute of Fine Art Show", Pasatiempo,The New Mexican
  • 1994“HandGraphics Artists Print Show", Pasatiempo, The New Mexican
  • 1993“The Santa Fe Institute of Fine Art", Pasatiempo, The New Mexican
  • 1992“The Santa Fe Institute of Fine Art", Pasatiempo, The New Mexican
  • 1992“Signature Series", Pasatiempo, The New Mexican
  • 1985“Art”, Lecture, funded by the Arts & Humanities Council of Massachusetts
  • 1984“Paintings and Drawings", Lecture, Nantucket Island School of Design and the Arts, MA
  • 1984Solo show reviewed at Kenneth Taylor Gallery, Inquirer & Mirror, Nantucket, MA
  • 1983Channel 3, Cablevision, Nantucket, MA “Drawings Shown With Lillian Waine”
  • 1983Channel 3, Cablevision, Nantucket, MA “Paintings in My Studio," Art Talks:Charles Walters
  • 1980Solo show reviewed at Kenneth Taylor Gallery Inquirer & Mirror, Nantucket, MA
  • 1977Solo show reviewed at Kenneth Taylor Gallery Inquirer & Mirror, Nantucket, MA

TEACHINGS & RELATED WORK

  • 2012"Translucent Watercolor Intensive," Nantucket Island School of Design, Nantucket, MA
  • 2011"Translucent Watercolor," Nantucket Island School of Design, Nantucket, MA
  • 2010“Luminous Painting,” Nantucket Island School of Design and the Arts, MA
  • 2009“Luminous Painting,” Nantucket Island School of Design and the Arts, MA
  • 2001“Personal Watercolor”, Nantucket Island School of Design and the Arts, MA
  • 2000“Personal Watercolor”, Nantucket Island School of Design and the Arts, MA
  • 1999Adult Credit Cources and Youth Art, Nantucket Island School of Design and the Arts, MA
  • 1995“Painting on Sight,” Adult Education, Nantucket Island School of Design and the Arts, MA
  • 1993-95Alumni Board Member of Santa Fe Institute of Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM
  • 1994Alumni Association for Santa Fe Institute of Fine Art, Alumni Organizer, Santa Fe, NM
  • 1992-94Alumni Association for Santa Fe Institute of Fine Art, Alumni Show Organizer, Santa Fe, NM
  • 1992-95Santa Fe Institute of Fine Arts, Newsletter Creator & Writer, Santa Fe, NM
  • 1986Painting and Drawing, College Level Course, Nantucket Island School of Design, Nantucket, MA
  • 1986Associate Director, Nantucket Island School of Design, Nantucket, MA
  • 1985Community Enrichment Program, Nantucket Island School of Design, Nantucket, MA
  • 1982-84Collage, Painting & Drawing Courses, Nantucket Island Artists’ Association, Nantucket, MA
  • 1980Night Guard, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

SELECTED PRIVATE & PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

  • Liberty Financial, Boston, MA
  • Goodwin, Procter and Hoar, Boston, MA
  • Independence Investment Association, Boston, MA
  • Bingham, Dana and Gould, Boston, MA
  • Helen Frankenthaler, New York, NY
  • Richard Tullis, Santa Barbara, CA