Curriculum Vitae

National Juried Shows

OILS

2018 Plein Air Painters of New Mexico National Juried Exhibition, Sorrel Sky Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2014, National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils, Oil Painters of America, Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington, VT.
2013, National Juried Salon Show of Traditional Oils, Oil Painters of America, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey, MI. 
2012, National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils, Oil Painters of America, Evergreen Fine Art Gallery, Evergreen, CO.

PASTELS

1995-2000, Southwest Arts Festival, nationally juried exhibition,  Albuquerque, NM.
1999, Professional Fine Arts Exhibit, Fine Arts Gallery, Expo New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.
1999, Pastel Society of America 27th Annual Open Exhibition, “Pastels Only”, nationally juried show, Salmagundi Art Club, New York City, NY.
1999, International Association of Pastel Societies National Juried Exhibition, Dartmouth Street Gallery, Albuquerque, NM.
1998, National Pastel Painting Exhibition, Pastel Society of New Mexico,  Albuquerque, NM.
1998, Pastel Society of America, 26th Annual Open Exhibition, “Pastels Only”, nationally juried show, Salmagundi Art Club, New York City, NY.
1997, Pastel Society of America 25th Annual Open Exhibition, “Pastels Only”, nationally juried show, Salmagundi Art Club, New York City, NY.
1996, “Land, Sea and Skyline”, Pastel Society of America, nationally juried exhibition, Joanne Chappell Galleries, San Francisco, CA.
1991, Twentieth Annual National Small Painting Exhibition, New Mexico Art League, Albuquerque, NM.
1990, Pastel Society of New Mexico National Show, Albuquerque NM.
1989, Pastel Society of the Southwest 9th Annual National Exhibition, Dallas, TX.

Awards in National Juried Shows

OILS

2018, Best of Show, Plein Air Painters of New Mexico 10th National Juried Exhibition, Sorrel Sky Gallery, Santa Fe , New Mexico, Judge: Ray Roberts

2012, Seascape Award of Excellence National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils, Oil Painters of America, Evergreen Fine Art Gallery, Evergreen, CO. Judge: Quang Ho

PASTELS
1999, First Place, Pastels, Professional Fine Arts Exhibit, Fine Arts Gallery, Expo New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.
1998, American Artist Magazine Award, National Painting Exhibition, Pastel Society of NM, Albuquerque, NM.
1998, Fourth Place Award, 1998 National Painting Exhibition, Pastel Society of NM, Albuquerque, NM.
1997,  Purchase Award, Southwest Art Festival, Albuquerque, NM.
1991, First Place, Pastels, Twentieth Annual National Small Painting Exhibition, New Mexico Art League, Albuquerque, NM.
1990, Best of Show Award, Pastel, Pastel Society of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.
1989, Award of Merit, Pastel, Pastel Society of the Southwest National Juried Exhibition, Dallas, TX.

 Invitational National Show in a Gallery or a Museum

2018 28th Annual ArtsThrive: Art Exhibition and Benefit, Albuquerque Museum of Art and Art History, Albuquerque, NM.
2018, Plein Air Painters of New Mexico Signature and Master Signature Member Show, Fechin Art Museum, Taos, New Mexico
2017, 27th Annual ArtsThrive: Art Exhibition and Benefit, Albuquerque Museum of Art and Art History, Albuquerque, NM.
2016, 26th Annual Miniatures and More, nationally juried show, Albuquerque Museum of Art and Art History, Albuquerque, NM.
2013, 23rd Annual Miniatures and More, nationally juried show, Albuquerque Museum of Art and Art History, Albuquerque, NM.
2013, Weekend in the West, Evergreen Fine Art Gallery, Evergreen, CO. An invitational art show of 60 artists from around the United States.
1999, Pastel Exhibition, Hermitage Museum, Norfolk, VA. My painting from the “Pastels Only” Pastel Society of America 27th Annual Open Exhibition was included in the museum’s featured exhibit on pastels.

International Juried Shows

2005, Biennale Internazionale Dell’Arte Contemporanea, Fortezza da Basso, Florence, Italy. This was the fifth annual international exhibition of contemporary art. This was an international invitational show in Florence, Italy.
2000, Jesus 2000, sponsored by the National Catholic Reporter, a worldwide art competition, Schimmel Center for the Arts, Pace University, New York City, NY. This show also went on a national tour to Chicago, Illinois and to Belleville, Illinois.

One-person Shows in a Gallery

2013, Popejoy Hall solo show, Benefactors Lounge and Gallery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.
2006 “New Space” solo show at Paragon Gallery, Albuquerque, NM.
2005, “Water in the Desert” solo show at Dartmouth Street Gallery, Albuquerque, NM.
2004, “Liminal Space” solo show, Dartmouth Street Gallery, Albuquerque, NM.
2003, “New Paintings” solo show, Dartmouth Street Gallery, Albuquerque, NM.

Membership in National Art Societies

  1. Signature Member of Pastel Society of America since 1999.

  2. Signature Member of Plein Air Painters of New Mexico, 2018

  3. Associate Member Oil Painters of America

  4. American Impressionist Society

  5. California Arts Club, out of state member

Featured Artist in a National Art Magazine

  1. “World Class Oils.” American Art Collector, June 2014, pp. 158–161.

Published Catalogs of Paintings

  1. Twelve New Mexico Landscape Painters, Paintings and Essays, DSG Press, Albuquerque, NM, 1994.

  2. DSG Visible, Paintings, DSG Press, Albuquerque, NM, 1997.

  3. New Language, DSG Press, Albuquerque, NM, 2000.

  4. Outside, Inside, DSG Press, Albuquerque, NM, 2001.

Published Reviews of Artwork in Newspapers and Magazines

Pulkka, Wesley. “Pastel Society ' 98 Exhibition Spans Palette.” Albuquerque Journal, 1 Nov. 1998, pp. 1–5.
Farrell, Michael J. “Jesus 2000 International Competition.” National Catholic Reporter, Dec. 1999.  
Farrell, Michael. “Jesus 2000 Exhibition Opens in New York.” National Catholic Reporter, 5 May 2000. 
Noyers, Albert. “Tijeras Artist Places in 'Jesus 2000' Worldwide Art Competition.” East Mountain Telegraph, 10 Feb. 2000, p. 22. 
Kelley, Tina. “In Images of Jesus, Artists Transcend Crucifix.” New York Times, 3 Apr. 2000. 
Pulkka, Wesley. “Four Women's Landscapes Bring 'Outside! Inside'.” Albuquerque Journal, 19 Aug. 2001, p. 3. 
Pulkka, Wesley. “Landscapes, Myths and Pastels Deserve a Visit.” Albuquerque Journal, 25 May 2003, p. 1. 
Hoover, Joanne Sheehy. “NM arts organizations enjoyed a vibrant year while battling on uncertain economy and, at times, loss.” Albuquerque Journal, Dec. 2003, pp. 1–2. 
Pulkka, Wesley. “Art Exhibitions High Quality.” The Albuquerque Journal, Jan. 2004, p. 1. 
Pulkka, Wesley. “New Gallery Itself Worth a Trip.” Albuquerque Journal, 13 June 2004, p. 1. 
Pulkka, Wesley. “NM Landscapes in Good Hands.” Albuquerque Journal, 17 May 2009, p. 4. 

Published Chapters in Books

Coleman, Barbara, and Richard Rohr and Friends. “Freeing the Soul Through Art.” Contemplation in Action, Crossroad Publishing Company, 2006. 
Coleman, Barbara, and Stephen D Dent. “A Planner's Primer: Lessons from Chaco.” Anasazi Architecture and American Design, edited by Baker Morrow and VB Price, The University of New Mexico Press, 1997, pp. 53–61. 

Barbara’s Bio & Artist Statement