EDUCATION:

 

1980- 82                     Yale University. M.F.A. Degree in Printmaking/Painting

1973- 77                     San Francisco Art Institute. B.F.A., Printmaking.

 

 

TEACHING AND PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

 

2011- present             Full Professor, Dept of Art & Art History, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA

2014                           Director, Dickinson College Summer Studio Program, Toulouse, France

2008- 2011                 Chair, Dept of Art & Art History, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA

1994- 2008                 Associate Professor, Painting, Drawing, and Printmaking. Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA

1999-02                      Chair, Department of Art and Art History, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA

1998,00,04,06            Co-Director, Dickinson College Summer Studio Program, Toulouse, France

1992-94                      Assistant Professor, Painting, Drawing, and Printmaking. Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA

1988-1992                  Assistant Professor, Printmaking and Drawing, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii. Graduate and Undergraduate programs.

1991                           Consultant to Second Edition of the HarperCollins Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques by Ralph Mayer

1989                           Vice President, Honolulu Printmakers

                                   Contributing writer to 5th edition of The Artists Handbook by Ralph Mayer.

1988                           Assistant Professor, Drawing and Printmaking, University of Connecticut, Storrs,CT

1987                           Instructor, Figure Drawing, Intaglio, Wesleyan University Graduate Liberal Studies Program, Middletown, CT

1985-87                      Lecturer, Printmaking and Drawing, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

1985                           Instructor of Printmaking, Assumption College, Worcester, MA

                                   Instructor of Printmaking, Worcester Museum of Art, Worchester, MA

1983-84                      Instructor of beginning and advanced Intaglio and Lithography, George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, Springfield, MA

1982-83                      Assistant Printer with Prudential Press, Old Lyme Artworks, Old Lyme, CT

1982                           Teaching Assistant to Bryan Kay, Printmaking, Yale Summer School of Music and Art , Norfolk, CT

1981-82                      Yale University, Teaching Assistant to Gabor Peterdi, UndergraduatePrintmaking, and Graduate Seminar in Printmaking

1977-79                      Member, Los Angeles Printmaking Society (LAPS)

 

 

SELECTED GUEST LECTURES:

 

2013                           Harrisburg Area Community College, PA

2008                           University of Washington, Graduate Painting Program, Seattle

                                   University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA

                                   Cornell University, Printmaking Dept., Ithaca, NY

2004                           Chicago Art Institute Graduate Program, Chicago, IL

2003                           Dominican University, River Forest, IL

                                   Oberlin College Performance Space, Cleveland, OH

2001                           Millersville University, Millersville, PA

                                   Amherst College, Amherst, MA

2000                           College of Charleston, Charleston, SC

1998                           University of East Anglia, Norwich, England

1997                           California State University at Chico, Chico, CA

                                   Pennsylvania Council on the Arts; Juror, Harrisburg, PA

1996                           New Arts Program, Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA

                                   Long Island University, Southampton, NY

1995                           Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

                                   (Juror, Undergraduate Exhibition), Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio

1994                           Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA

1993                           Pennsylvania School of Art and Design, Lancaster, PA

1992                           Wright State University, Dayton, OH

1988                           Yale University, Summer Program, New Haven, CT

1987                           Mt. Holyoke College, S. Hadley, MA

                                   Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

1986                           Rhode Island College, Providence

1984                           University of New Hampshire, Durham

 

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

 

Invitational Shows:

 

2015                           ‘Hyperintersection’, Pagent:Soloveev Gallery, 607 Bainbridge, Philadelphia, PA

2014                           ‘Elsewhere’, The Trout Gallery, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA

                                   Solo Exhibition, “Bodies of Air, Recent Etchings by Ward Davenny”, Robinson’s Print Gallery, Harrisburg, PA

                                   Solo Exhibition, “Pneuma Spiritus” Seraphin Gallery, 1108 Pine, Philadelphia, PA

2013                           Solo Exhibition, “Clouds, Smoke and Vapors, Work in Several Media”, Rose Lehrman Art Gallery, Harrisburg Area Community College, PA

2012                           “Civil Dusk”, Collaborative works with Kate Stewart, Wilson Gallery, Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA

2011                           “Blurring the Lines” Group Exhibition, Davidson Galleries, 313 Occidental, Seattle, WA

                                   “Controlled Burn” Collaborative project with Kate Stewart, Leonard Pearlstein Gallery, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

                                   “Shelter” Glasschord, Online Periodical Exhibition, www.glasschord.com

2010                           “Seepages” Group Exhibition, Whitespace Gallery, 814 Edgewood Ave, Atlanta GA

                                   “Hinterland” Collaborative Exhibition, Long Gallery, West Chester Univ. West Chester, PA

                                   “Alignments” Group Exhibition, Goodyear Gallery, E Louther St, Carlisle, PA

2008                           Solo Exhibition, “Big Weather: New Photographs and Drawings” Mary Ryan Gallery 527 W. 26th St. New York, NY

                                   Solo Exhibition, “Big Weather” Kittredge Gallery, Univ. of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA

                                   “Remembering North Dakota” North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks

2007                           Solo Exhibition, “Works From the Storm Series” Perspective Gallery, Virginia Tech Univ. Blacksburg. VA

2005                           Solo Exhibition, “Wind Wheels / Serious Weather of the Midwest” Trout Gallery, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA

2003                           Solo Exhibition, “Works on Paper”, A Ten Year Retrospective, Dominican University, O’Conner Gallery, River Forest, IL

                                   “Mediated Nature; Visual, Sonic, and Interactive Art”, Oberlin College Gallery and Performance Space, Cleveland, OH

2002                           “The Art of Hawaii: Enriched by Diversity” Hawaii State Art Mus. Honolulu, HI

2001                           Solo Exhibition, “Filling the Sky” Mary Ryan Gallery, 24 W57th St. NY, NY

                                   Solo Exhibition, “Digitally Reconstructed Landscapes” Ganser Gallery, Millersville University, Millersville, PA

2000                           “Filling the Sky” Recent Work by Ward Davenny and Sara Frankel, Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC

                                   “Four Artists” Mary Ryan Gallery 24 W 57th St, New York, NY

1999                           “Changing Nature” Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA

1998                           Solo Exhibition, “Monumental Landscapes” Mary Ryan Gallery, 24 W 57th Street, New York, NY.

                                   Solo Exhibition, Sainsbury Center Annex, Univ. of East Anglia, Norwich, England

1997                           Solo Exhibition, The Trout Gallery, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA

                                   “Collective Visions 1967- 1997” Honolulu Academy of the Arts, Honolulu, HI

                                   “Susquehanna Valley Invitational” Messiah College, Grantham, PA

1996                           Solo Exhibition, University of Long Island, Southampton, NY

1995                           Solo Exhibition, Mary Ryan Gallery, 24 West 57th Street, New York, NY

1994                           Ward Davenny, Sara Frankel, Joint Exhibit, Gettysburg Colllege, Gettysburg, PA

1993                           Solo Exhibition, Mary Ryan Gallery, 24 West 57th Street, New York, NY

                                   Solo Exhibition, Trout Gallery, Weiss Art Center, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA

1992                           "Voyaging and Discovery": Hawaii Printmakers Invitational, Honolulu Academy of Arts

                                   "Honolulu Art for Life" Benefit Exhibition and Auction for AIDS, The

                                   Contemporary Museum, Advertiser Gallery, Honolulu, HI

                                   "11", Group Exhibition, Mary Ryan Gallery, 24 West 57th Street, New York, NY

1991                           Solo Exhibition, The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI

                                   "Selected Acquisitions, Minneapolis Institute of the Arts, Minneapolis, MN

                                   "Small Works" Alice Simsar Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI

                                   "Landscapes" works on paper, Mary Ryan Gallery, 24 West 57th St, NY, NY

1990                           "Inland and Island Printmakers" Washington State University, Pullman, WA

                                   "Selected Prints from the Contemporary Museum Collection", The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI

1989                           Solo Exhibition, Mary Ryan Gallery, 24 West 57th Street, NY, NY

                                   "Land and the Elements" Prints, Louise Ross Gallery, 50 West 57th St, NY, NY

                                   "Special Arts" Charity Auction of Contemporary Art, Christie's 502 Park Ave. NY NY

1988                           "Contemporary American Artists" McNay Art Institute, San Antonio, TX

                                   "350 Years- Contemporary Landscapes of New Haven" John Slade Ely House, New Haven, CT

1987                           Solo Exhibition, Cummings Art Center, Connecticut College, New London, CT

                                   "Ten from Storrs" Academy of Fine Arts, Krakow, Poland

1986                           Solo Exhibition, Mary Ryan Gallery, New York, NY" The Peterdi Years" Recent Prints by Former Students of Gabor Peterdi, Yale University, Art  

                                       and Architecture Gallery

1984                           Solo Exhibition, Mary Ryan Gallery, New York, NY

                                   Ward Davenny, Nancy Flanagan, Prints & Paintings, Assumption College,Worcester, MA

                                   "Landscapes, Prints & Works on Paper" Kevin Pantry, 1000 St Louis St, N.Orleans, LA

                                   Group Show, Wilhelm Gallery, 5201 Bayard, Houston, TX

                                   "Connecticut Artists" Shippee Gallery, 41 East 57th Street, New York, NY

1983                           "Artists of New Haven" Connecticut Council on the Arts, New Haven, CT

                                   "Four Contemporary Printmakers" Mary Ryan Gallery, New York, NY

                                   "Contemporary American Landscapes" Terrain Gallery, 141 Greene Street, NY, NY

1981                           "5 Printmakers" Elmira College, New York

1980                           Solo Exhibition, "Landscapes", Thorne's Gallery, Northampton, MA

 

Juried Shows:

 

2015                           ‘Art of the State’, State Museum, Harrisburg, PA

2000                           National Academy of Design 175th Exhibition. Richard Recchia Memorial Prize. New York, NY

1994                           ‘Printwork ‘94’ National Exhibition, Dutchess County Art Association. David Kiehl, Curator of Prints, The Whitney Museum of American Art, Juror.

                                   Award winner ‘Art of the State’, State Museum, Harrisburg, PA. Linda Konheim- Kramer, Curator of Prints and Drawings, The Brooklyn Museum

1992                           “Prints and Paper” International Print Exhibition, San Diego Art Institute. Garo Antreasian, Juror. Award Winner

1991                           "Pacific Prints", California- Hawaii Traveling Exhibition

1988                           Honolulu Printmakers 61st Annual Exhibition, Award Winner

1985                           8th Annual East United States Print and Drawing Exhibition, Charlotte, NC

1982                           60th Annual Print Competition, Society of American Graphic Artists, NY, NY

1979                           Boston Printmakers 32nd Print Competition, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA

                                   World Art Exposition- International Print Competition, Boston, MA

                                   57th Annual Print Competition, Soc. of American Graphic Artists, NY, NY

 

 

GRANTS:

 

2006                           Mid-Atlantic Council for the Arts Individual Fellowship Grant

2001                           Special Opportunities Stipend, Pennsylvania Council for the Arts

2001                           Dickinson College Summer Scholar Award

1999                           Dickinson College Summer Scholar Award

1996                           Pennsylvania Council for the Arts, Individual Fellowship Grant

1993                           National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Grant

1993                           Research and Development Grant, Dickinson College

1989                           University of Hawaii Research Council Grant

1987                           University of Connecticut Research Foundation Grant

1985                           National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship

1983                           Massachusetts Arts Lottery Grant

1980                           Ford Foundation Materials Grant, awarded by Yale University

 

 

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS:

 

National Gallery of Art, Washington DC

British Museum, London, England

Fogg Museum, Cambridge, MA

Newark Public Library Print Collection, Newark, NJ

Minneapolis Institute of Art

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

A.T. & T. Collection

Fraad Collection

American Express Collection, New York

Wiggins Print Collection, Permanent Print Col, of the Boston, MA Public Library

Contemporary Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI

Honolulu Academy of Arts

McNay Art Institute, San Antonio, TX

Hawaii State Foundation for the Arts

Honolulu Advertiser Collection

The Trout Gallery, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA

Janet Turner Collection- California State University Print Collection, Chico, CA

Department of State, Washington, DC

The R and D Williams Print Research Foundation, Stamford, CT/NY. NY

The Cleveland Clinic, (curated collection) Cleveland, OH

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY: (National publications)

 

Elsewhere, published by Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA

Pneuma Spiritus, published by Seraphin Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

The Weather Channel; Feature Segment, July, 2009

The New York Sun; Sept. 2008

Big Weather, Mark Svenvold, author. H. Holt & Co. New York, NY. 2005

Sirena, Journal of Art, Poetry and Criticism; 2005

New York Times; Arts section, March 24, 2000

New York Times; Arts section, February 25, 2000

The New Yorker Magazine; Arts, September 21, 1998

Antiques and the Arts Weekly; September 11, 1998

Art in America; reviews, July, 1995

Journal of the Print World; Summer, 1989

 

 

GALLERY REPRESENTATION:

 

1980-2013                 Mary Ryan Gallery, 527 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10001

2014-                         Seraphin Gallery, 1108 Pine St. Philadelphia, PA 19107