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 and Small Group Exhibitions

Patterns and Textures, the work of Robert Easton, Richard Harrington, and Rhea Nowak
2016 Gallery 175
Pawtucket, RI

Translations, Traditional and Contemporary Prints by Rhea Nowak
2012 Martin Mullen Gallery
SUNY College at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY

sum of the parts, Minding the Gap, Installations by Rhea Nowak
2010 Lucas Gallery, Experimental Space Gallery
Fairfield University, Fairfield CT

Pieces of Continuous, Recent Drawings by Rhea Nowak
2009 Grosvenor Gallery, SUNY Cobleskill, Cobleskill, NY

Personal Cartography, Recent Work by Rhea Nowak
2008 Stark Campus Gallery, Kent State University, Canton, OH

Orienteering, Recent Work by Rhea Nowak
2006 Tompkins Gallery, Cedar Crest College, Allentown, PA

Rhea Nowak Books and Prints
2005 Studio Gallery 88, New York, NY

Rhea Nowak and Jan Moreno
2003 New Space Gallery,
Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT

Making Arrangements: Recent Work by Rhea Nowak and Chris Hutchins
2002 Windham Area Arts Center Gallery, Willimantic, CT

The Line, The Family and The Space Chimp- MFA Exhibition
2000 William Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, CT

Printmaking from the University of Connecticut,
Recent work by Mazzocca, Nowak, Sloan, Smolinski

1999 Gallery of Contemporary Art, Brzeg, Poland

Public/Private, Part/Whole, Individual/Family
Work by Filipe Miguel, Rhea Nowak, and Mindy Tucker

1999 University of Connecticut, West Hartford, CT

Landscape and Metaphor – Recent Paintings by Rhea M. Nowak
1998 Lawrence Library Gallery, Pepperell, MA

Collage – Chris Hutchins and Rhea Nowak
1998 Indian Hill Arts, Littleton, MA

Prints and Drawings, Rhea M. Nowak
1996 Ayer Library, Ayer, MA

3 on Paper: Harold Lohner, Monice Morenz, Rhea Nowak
1996 Washington Art Association, Washington Depot, CT

Transformations, Color/Black & White Etchings by Rhea M. Nowak
1993 Worcester Public Library, Worcester, MA

Works on Paper by Rhea M. Nowak
1987 Park-McCullough House Gallery North Bennington, VT

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016 Hand Pulled Prints
Site:Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

2016 In, On, Of Paper
Paper Circle, Nelsonville, OH

2016 Edditional Tools - Digital Traditional Printmaking
Project Space Gallery, SUNY Oneonta, Oneonta, NY

2016 Print Selections
Zahn Community Gallery, Middlesex Hospital Shoreline Medical Center, Westbrook CT

2016 Pressing On: Printmakers Network of Southern New England
Main Art Gallery, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI

2015 Conversation Pieces
Fenimore Art Museum , Cooperstown NY

2014 Proof Positive
Slater Museum , Norwich CT

2014 A Winter Walk in August
Smithy Center for the Arts, Cooperstown, NY

2014 Local Artists Foreign Landscapes
Smithy Center for the Arts, Cooperstown, NY

2014 On Closer Inspection
Smithy Center for the Arts, Cooperstown, NY

2013 63rd Exhibition of Central New York Artists
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY

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

2011-2012 Library Science -Pick Two
Artspace Gallery 5, New Haven, CT

2011 Micro/Macro
Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI

2011 Threaded
Kirkland Art Center, Clinton, NY

2011 Inklings
Children's National Medical Center Gallery, Washington D.C.

2011 Connection Collective
Martin-Mullen Lobby Gallery, SUNY College at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY

2011 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

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

2010 Fit to be Bound, The Edge of Art NY State Artists Series
Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY

2010 Continuity/Kontinuita Prints from Czech/Slovak American and International Artists
Rotunda Gallery, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

2010, 2009, 2008, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002 Icons and Altars
New Art Center, Newton, MA

2010 “Inked” The Printmakers Network of Southern New England
The Spirol Gallery, Quinnebaug Valley Community College, Danielson, CT

2009 The Art of the Art Faculty
Martin-Mullen Art Gallery, SUNY College at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY

2009 Handmade: Paper, Prints, Drawings, Artists Books
Mural Gallery, Stamford, NY

2009 A Cause for Art: VCCA Alonzo Davis Fellowship Exhibit
Sande Webster Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2009 Re-Cognizing Joy
Martin-Mullen Art Gallery, SUNY College at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY

2009 Undefined, Contemporary Printmaking
Desotorow Gallery, Savannah, GA

2008 61st Exhibition of Central New York Artists
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY

2008 Outrageous Pages, Ingenious Artists’ Books
Fine Arts Gallery, SUNY College at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY

2007 Cultural Identity
Sofia Press Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

2007 Real pARTY '07
Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT

2007 Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Drawing
John Slade Ely House Center for Contemporary Art, New Haven, CT

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

2006 The Art of Printmaking
Spring Bull Gallery, Newport, RI

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

2007, 2005, 2001 Manchester Community College Faculty Exhibition
Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT

2006 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

2005 Unrehearsed Acts
Artspace, New Haven, CT

2005 Reflections
Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT

2005 Hot off the Press, Printmakers Network of Southern New England
Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT

2005 Tact Tiled Lines
Hygienic Art Galleries, New London, CT

2005 Printmakers’ Network of Southern New England
Mansion at Strathmore, North Bethesda, MD

2005 The Progressive Print, Printmakers of Southern New England
Loomis Chaffee School, Windsor, CT

2005, 2004, 2003, 2001 Parkside National Small Print Exhibition
University Of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI

2003 NorthEast Prints 2003
William Patterson University, Wayne, NJ

2003 29th Bradley National Print and Drawing Exhibition
Bradley University, Peoria, IL

2002 Sense/Language
Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT

2001, 2000 Delta National Small Prints Exhibition
Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR

2001 Interprint
University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

2001 Sixty Square Inches: 13th Biennial National Small Print Exhibition
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

2001 Faculty Exhibition
William Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, CT 2001

2001 72nd Annual Connecticut Woman Artists Juried Show
The Discovery Museum, Bridgeport, CT

2001 The Third Minnesota National Print Biennial
Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN

2000 Interprint
Alsdorfer Kunstverein, Alsldorf, Germany

2000 College Art Association Regional Master of Fine Arts Programs
Times Square Gallery, Hunter College, New York, NY

1997 Look Both Ways
Conant Gallery, Lawrence Academy, Groton, MA

1996 Pulse Points: Eastern Regional WCA Exhibition
Ticknor Gallery, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA

1996 Regional Juried Show
Arts Center at Southborough, Southborough, MA

1994 Pressing Matters
Arts Center at Southborough, Southborough, MA

1994 Woman
Grossman Gallery, School of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

1993 Visual Contact
Tisch Gallery, Tufts University, Medford, MA

1989 Segni Incisi
Il Bisonte, Florence, Italy

1985 50/50 Monotypes- Prints from the Collection of K. Caraccio
Montgomery College, Rockville, MD

 

Grants and Awards

Creative Activity Grant
2015 SUNY College at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY
To support trip to Utah to collect photographic source materials

Creative Activity Grant
2013 SUNY College at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY
To produced Trialogs a collaborative DVD of images and sound
With Julie Licata, Percussionist and Brett Masteller, Electronic Musician

Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation
2013 Publication Grant
To produce an exhibition catalog for
     Translations: Contemporary and Traditional Prints by Rhea Nowak

Creative Activity Grant
2012 SUNY College at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY
To support work for solo show Translation

Faculty Development Grant, Provost's office
2011 SUNY College at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY
In support of attendance at the Southern Graphics Council Conference in
New Orleans, LA March 2012

UUP Individual Development Grant
2011 SUNY College at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY
In support of attendance at the Southern Graphics Council Conference in
New Orleans, LA March 2012

UUP Individual Development Grant
For attendance to the Southern Graphics Council Conference
“Mark/Remarque “ Philadelphia PA
2009 SUNY College at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY

Walter B. Ford Grant
To attend Art New England workshop Collagraph Printing
With Prof. Fred Liang at Bennington College summer 2009
2009 SUNY College at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY
To create a collagraph and intaglio artists book

Creative Activity Grant
2009 SUNY College at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY

UUP Individual Development Grant
For materials to develop work and familiarity with non-toxic printmaking techniques
2008 SUNY College at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY

Residency
2008 Virginia Center for Creative Arts
Amherst, VA

Faculty Development Grant, Provost’s office
2008 SUNY College at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY
In support of Residency at VCCA

AAUP Faculty Development Grant
2004 for Drawing Teacher Training Workshops
Hawes/Hull Studio, Somerville, MA

AAUP Travel Grant
2003 for the Southern Graphics Council Annual Conference
Boston, MA
2005 for the Southern Graphics Council Annual Conference
Washington D.C.

Women’s Studio Workshop Grant
2003 Partial tuition to attend workshop: The Layered Page

Jurors Purchase Award
2001 from the Fourteenth Parkside National Small Print Exhibition
University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI

Stanfield D’Orlando Art Scholarship
1999 – 2000 toward graduate school
The Unitarian Universalist Association, Boston, MA

Ayer Cultural Council Grant
1996 Ayer, MA

 

Collections

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 Wisonsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI

Private Collections

 

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