Rhea Nowak

Rhea M. Nowak

Education

 

Master of Fine Arts, Printmaking and Drawing, 2000
University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

Master Printer Certificate, 1989
Il Bisonte International School of Printmaking, Florence, Italy

Bachelor of Arts, Printmaking and Painting, 1985
Bennington College, Bennington, VT

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2019

Upcoming: Rhea Nowak, Prints
Wallace and Foyer Galleries, Capital District Center for the Arts, Troy, NY

2018

Rhea Nowak, Prints
Earlville Opera House East Gallery, Earlville, NY

2017

Synecdoche
Spirol Art Gallery, Quinnebaug Valley Community College, Danielson, CT

2012

Translation, Traditional and Contemporary Prints by Rhea Nowak
Martin Mullen Gallery, SUNY Oneonta, Oneonta, NY
Catalogue printed in 2013 through a grant from The Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation.

2010

sum of the parts, Minding the Gap, Installations by Rhea Nowak
Lucas Gallery, Experimental Space Gallery, Fairfield University, Fairfield CT

2009

Pieces of Continuous, Recent Drawings by Rhea Nowak
Grosvenor Gallery, SUNY Cobleskill, Cobleskill, NY

2008

Personal Cartography, Recent Work by Rhea Nowak
Stark Campus Gallery, Kent State University, Canton, OH

2006

Orienteering, Recent Work by Rhea Nowak
Tompkins Gallery, Cedar Crest College, Allentown, PA

2005

Rhea Nowak Books and Prints
Studio Gallery 88, New York, NY

1998

Landscape and Metaphor Recent Paintings by Rhea M. Nowak
Lawrence Library Gallery, Pepperell, MA

1996

Prints and Drawings, Rhea M. Nowak
Ayer Library, Ayer, MA

1993

Transformations, Color/Black & White Etchings by Rhea M. Nowak
Worcester Public Library, Worcester, MA

1987

Works on Paper by Rhea M. Nowak
Park-McCullough House Gallery, North Bennington, VT

 

Selected Invitational Group Exhibitions

 

2017

HereThere, Inkshop Printmaking Center, Ithaca, NY

Global Print Douro, Alijo, Portugal

Visions/Revisions, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT
traveled to Connecticut Historical Society, West Hartford, CT

2016

Edditional Tools - Digital Traditional Printmaking, Project Space Gallery,
SUNY Oneonta, Oneonta, NY

Print Selections, Zahn Community Gallery, Middlesex Hospital Shoreline
Medical Center, Westbrook CT

Pressing On: Printmakers Network of Southern New England
Main Art Gallery, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island

2015

Conversation Pieces, Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown NY

2014

Proof Positive, Slater Museum, Norwich CT

A Winter Walk in August, Smithy Center for the Arts, Cooperstown, NY

Local Artists Foreign Landscapes, Smithy Center for the Arts, Cooperstown, NY

On Closer Inspection, Smithy Center for the Arts, Cooperstown, NY

2013

Beyond the Blueprint, The Space Between Imagination and Fact
Smithy Center for the Arts, Cooperstown, NY

Printmakers Network of Southern New England
Dehn Gallery, Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT

2012

Score 2012 Akus Gallery, Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT

Inklings Margaret MacDonough Art Gallery, Albertus Magnus College, New Haven, CT

2011

Inklings Children's National Medical Center Gallery, Washington D.C. (traveling exhibition)

Micro/Macro Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI

Connection Collective Martin-Mullen Lobby Gallery, SUNY College at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY

Turning the Page: The Evolution of Artists' Books
Beard and Weil Galleries, Wheaton College, Norton, MA

2011, 2010

Faculty Select, Martin-Mullen Gallery, SUNY College at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY

2010

Travel + Bristol Art Museum, Bristol, RI

Inked Spirol Gallery, Quinebaug Valley Community College, Danielson, CT

2009

The Art of the Art Faculty
Martin-Mullen Art Gallery, SUNY College at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY

Handmade: Paper, Prints, Drawings, Artists Books Mural Gallery, Stamford, NY

2008

Outrageous Pages, Ingenious Artists' Books
Fine Arts Gallery, SUNY College at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY

2007

Cultural Identity Sofia Press Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

Real pARTY '07 Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT

2007, 2005, 2001

Manchester Community College Faculty Exhibition
Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT

2005

Reflections Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT

Hot off the Press, Printmakers Network of Southern New England
Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT

Printmakers' Network of Southern New England
Mansion at Strathmore, North Bethesda, MD

The Progressive Print Loomis Chaffee School, Windsor, CT

2002

Sense/Language Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT, Printed catalog

2001

Interprint, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT (traveling exhibition)

Faculty Exhibition, William Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, CT

2000

Interprint, Alsdorfer Kunstverein, Alsldorf, Germany

College Art Association Regional Master of Fine Arts Programs
Times Square Gallery, Hunter College, New York, NY

The Line, The Family and The Space Chimp- MFA Exhibition,
William Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, CT

1999

Public/Private, Part/Whole, Individual/Family, Work by Filipe Miguel, Rhea Nowak, and Mindy Tucker
University of Connecticut, West Hartford, CT

Printmaking from the University of Connecticut, Recent work by Mazzocca, Nowak, Sloan, Smolinski,
Gallery of Contemporary Art, Brzeg, Poland

1989

Segni Incisi, Il Bisonte, Florence, Italy

1985

50/50 Monotypes- Prints from the Collection of K. Caraccio
Montgomery College, Rockville, MD

 

Selected Juried Exhibitions

 

2018

Between the Lines, Albany Center Gallery, Albany, NY

2016

Hand Pulled Prints, Site: Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

In, On, Of Paper, Paper Circle, Nelsonville, OH

Patterns and Textures, the work of Robert Easton, Richard Harrington, and Rhea Nowak,
Gallery 175, Pawtucket, RI

2014

79th Annual National Juried Art Exhibition, Cooperstown Art Association Gallery, Cooperstown, NY

2013

63rd Exhibition of Central New York Artists, Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY

Printwork, 2012 Artist Image Resource Gallery, Pittsburg PA

2012

Library Science -Pick Two, Artspace, Gallery 5, New Haven, CT

2011

Threaded, Kirkland Art Center, Clinton, NY

2010

New Prints Spring 2010, International Print Center New York, New York, NY

Fit to be Bound, The Edge of Art NY State Artists Series Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY, Printed catalog

Continuity/Kontinuita Prints from Czech/Slovak American and International Artists,
Rotunda Gallery, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

2010, '09, '08, '06, '05, '04, '03, '02

Icons and Altars, New Art Center, Newton, MA




2009

A Cause for Art: VCCA Alonzo Davis Fellowship Exhibit, Sande Webster Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Re-Cognizing Joy, Martin-Mullen Art Gallery, SUNY Oneonta, Oneonta, NY

Undefined, Contemporary Printmaking, Desotorow Gallery, Savannah, GA

2008

61st Exhibition of Central New York Artists, Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute,
Utica, NY, Printed catalog

2007

Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Drawing, John Slade Ely House Center for Contemporary Art, New Haven, CT

The Boston Printmakers 2007 North American Print Biennial, 808 Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA

2006

The Art of Printmaking, Spring Bull Gallery, Newport, RI

Drawing 2006, Kent State University, Stark Campus, Canton, OH

Paper in Particular, 27th Annual National Exhibition of Works on or of Paper, Columbia College, Columbia, MO

2005

Cover to Cover, A National Artist Book Exhibition, Maryland Federation of Art City Gallery, Baltimore, MD

Unrehearsed Acts, Artspace, New Haven, CT

Tact Tiled Lines, Hygienic Art Galleries, New London, CT

2005, '04, '03, '01

Parkside National Small Print Exhibition, University of Wisconsin
Catalog printed every year

2003

Rhea Nowak and Jan Moreno, New Space Gallery,
Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT

NorthEast Prints 2003, William Patterson University, Wayne, NJ

29th Bradley National Print and Drawing Exhibition, Bradley University, Peoria, IL

2002

Making Arrangements: Recent Work by Rhea Nowak and Chris Hutchins,
Windham Area Arts Center Gallery, Willimantic, CT

2001, 2000

Delta National Small Prints Exhibition, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR
Printed catalog every year

2001

The Third Minnesota National Print Biennial, Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN

Sixty Square Inches: 13th Biennial National Small Print Exhibition,
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

72nd Annual Connecticut Woman Artists Juried Show, The Discovery Museum,
Bridgeport, CT, Printed catalog

1998

Collage Chris Hutchins and Rhea Nowak, Indian Hill Arts, Littleton, MA

1997

Look Both Ways, Conant Gallery, Lawrence Academy, Groton, MA

1996

Pulse Points: Eastern Regional WCA Exhibition, Ticknor Gallery, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA

3 on Paper: Harold Lohner, Monice Morenz, Rhea Nowak, Washington Art Association, Washing Depot, CT

Regional Juried Show, Arts Center at Southborough, Southborough, MA

1994

Pressing Matters, Arts Center at Southborough, Southborough, MA

Woman, Grossman Gallery, School of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

1993

Visual Contact, Tisch Gallery, Tufts University, Medford, MA

 

Exchange Portfolios

 

2018

Frontera
Curated by Fawn Atencio of Songlines Press, Edition of 30

2017

Inexplorado
Curated by Fawn Atencio of Songlines Press, Edition of 30

2016

Flux
Curated by Southern Graphics Council International, Edition of 13

2016

Mutation
Curated by Printmaking II and Adv. Studio: Printmaking classes, Edition of 6

2015

Editional Tools
Curated by Rhea Nowak, Edition of 19

2013

Print3
Curated by Printmaker's Network of Southern New England, Edition of 26

2012

Score
Curated by Printmaker's Network of Southern New England, Edition of 28

2011

Micro
Curated by Printmaker's Network of Southern New England, Edition of 21

2009

Travel
Curated by Printmaker's Network of Southern New England
Edition of 30 boxed set of three accordion books

2005

Under Pressure
Curated by Printmaker's Network of Southern New England, Edition of 25

2003

Collective Independence
Curated by Printmaker's Network of Southern New England, Edition of 25

2002

Corpse Cut in Trzy
Curated by Kristi Arnold as part of a Fulbright Grant, Edition of 30

2000

Interprint
Curated by Hogeschool Maastricht, Nederlands, Edition of 100

1999

Nineteen X Three
Curated by University at Albany, Edition of 25

1989

Rivoluzione
Curated by Fondazione Il Bisonte, Florence, Italy, Edition of 25

 

Grants and Awards

 

2016

SUNY Oneonta Faculty Development Grant
For attendance to the Southern Graphics Council International Conference, "Flux", Portland, OR

2015

SUNY Oneonta Research and Creative Activity Grant
In support of travel for research and creation of new work during sabbatical

UUP Individual Development Grant
In support of travel for research and creation of new work during sabbatical

2014

SUNY Oneonta Provost's Faculty Development Grant,
For attendance to the Southern Graphics Council International Conference, San Francisco, CA

2013

SUNY Oneonta Research and Creative Activity Grant Interdisciplinary Collaborative Communication
with Dr. Julie Licata and Brett Masteller

2012

Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation Grant
to publish a catalogue documenting Translation exhibition

SUNY Oneonta Creative Activity Fellowship Grant
For support of work for solo show Translation

SUNY Oneonta Provost's Faculty Development Grant
For attendance to Southern Graphics Council International Conference, New Orleans, LA

United University Professionals Individual Development Grant
For attendance to Southern Graphics Council International Conference, New Orleans, LA

2010

United University Professionals Individual Development Grant
For attendance to the Southern Graphics Council Conference, Philadelphia, PA

SUNY Oneonta Student Grant Program for Research & Creative Activity
Printmaking to Painting (faculty mentor of student recipient, Luke Dougherty)

2009

Walter B. Ford Grant SUNY Oneonta
Art New England workshop Collagraph Printing

SUNY Oneonta Creative Activity Grant
To create a collagraph and intaglio artists book Layering Perceptions

2008

United University Professionals Individual Development Grant
For materials to develop non-toxic printmaking techniques

Residency, Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Amherst, VA

SUNY Oneonta Faculty Development Grant, Provost's office
In support of Residency at Virginia Center for Creative Arts

2005

Eastern Connecticut State University American Association of University Professionals Travel
Grant Southern Graphics Council Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.

2004

Eastern Connecticut State University American Association of University Professionals Faculty
Development Grant Drawing Teacher Training Workshops, Hawes/Hull Studio,
Somerville, MA

2003

Eastern Connecticut State University American Association of University Professionals
Travel Grant, Southern Graphics Council Annual Conference, Boston, MA

Women's Studio Workshop Grant, Rosendale, NY
To attend workshop: The Layered Page

2001

Jurors Purchase Award, The Fourteenth Parkside National Small Print Exhibition
University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI

1999 2000

Stanfield D'Orlando Art Scholarship
The Unitarian Universalist Association, Boston, MA

1996

Ayer Cultural Council Grant
In support of local exhibition, Ayer, MA

 

Collections

 

Special Collections Isla Centre for the Arts, University of Guam, Mangilao, Guam

Special Collections, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

Hollins University Rare Book Collection, Roanoke, VA

Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI

Zea Mays Printmaking Flat File, Florence, MA

West Chester University, Special Collections, West Chester, PA

Wheaton College Library, Special Collections, Norton, MA

Fairfield University Artists Books Collection, Fairfield, CT

Dodd Center, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

Art Space, Flat File Project, New Haven, CT

The William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI

Private Collections

 

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