"Opening reception of Lisa Pressman, Artist. R&F Paints Gallery"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Education

1983 MFA, Painting, Bard College, Annandale-on-the-Hudson, NY
1979 BA, Fine Arts Douglass College, Rutgers, New Brunswick, NJ

Solo Exhibits

Passing Through, Causey Contemporary, NY, NY 2015
Inside Outside, R&F Handmade Paints, Kingston, NY, 2015
Mapping a PlaceSusan Eley Fine Art, New York, NY, 2014
Inside Matters,  Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2013
The Journey, Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2011
Center for Visual Art, Summit, NJ, 2010
Jack Meir Gallery, Houston, TX, 2009
Ocean County Artist’s Guild, Island Heights, NJ 2008
Block Gallery, Montclair, NJ 2007
Present and Past, Goat Café Gallery, South Orange, NJ, 2006 Introductions, Jack Meier Gallery, Houston, TX, 2005
From the past, Philips Lighting Gallery, Somerset, NJ, 2005
New Work, Classic Design Gallery, Maplewood, NJ 2004
Time Will Tell, Pierro Gallery of South Orange, South Orange, NJ, 2003
New Work, Simon Gallery, Morristown, NJ, 2001
Park Avenue Club, Florham Park, NJ, 1999
Recent Work, Watchung Arts Center, Watchung, NJ, 1996
Images, Marks, Dreams and Words, MCA, Rutherford, NJ, 1995

Pressman_Merged

 

 

 

Two Person Exhibitions

Shifting Time, Collaboration with Krista Svalbonas,  ISE, NYC, NY, 2014
Mapping TIme: Collaboration, Firehouse Gallery, Orange, NJ, 2013
Jack Meier Gallery, Houston, TX, 2008
Jack Meier Gallery, Houston, TX, 2007
Jack Meier Gallery,  Houston, TX, 2005
Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, NJ
Simon Gallery, Morristown, NJ, 1998
Postcards, Chubb Group of Insurance, Warren,  NJ, 1997

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016

Artists of the Year, The Curator Gallery, NY, NY
Winter Salon, Circa Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2015

Contrasting Abstractions, Gallery 14 Maple, Morristown, NJ
One Plus One, A Gallery, Provinctown, MA
Arte Internazionale, Pallazo Dell’Annunziata, Matera, Italy, Curator: Pino Nicoletti (catalogue)
The Spaces Between, Butters Gallery, Portland OR

2014
A  Tangled Web, Causey Contemporary, NY, NY
E Emerge Art Fair, Causey Contemporary,Washington, DC
Inner Journeys, Julie Heller Gallery, Provincetown, MA
Swept Away: Translucence, Transparence, Transcendence in Contemporary
Encaustic, Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ

2013
Infused, Butters Gallery, Portland Oregon
Shape Shifting, Susan Eley Gallery, New York City NY
Swept Away: Translucence, Transparence, Transcendence in Contemporary Encaustic. The Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, MA. Curated by Michael Giaquinto.
Elephant in the Room Laconia Gallery, Boston MA
Group Show, Western Carolina State University Museum, Cullowhee, NC
Wax is Hot, Amy Simon Gallery, West Port Conn

2012 
From Where I Stand, Rye Arts Center, Rye , NY
Merge, Printmaking/Encaustic Castle Hill Gallery, Truro,Mass
Wax: Medium Meets Message, Morean Arts Center, St Petersburg, Fl

2011
Kindred Spirits, Schiltkamp Gallery, Clark University, Worcester, MA
Making their Mark, Susan Eley Fine Art, ,New York, NY
The Affordable Art Fair, Anelle Gandelman Fine Art, New York, NY

2010

 
NJ Arts Annual, “Reality & Artifice, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
Small Gems, Butters Gallery, Portland. Oregon
Illusive Balance: Transcendental Pattern and Layered SurfaceMary H. Dana Women Artists Series, New Brunswick, NJ

2009 

  
Recent Encaustic Painting USC, Upstate Gallery, Spartanburg, SC
Gaelen Gallery , West Orange, NJ
Encaustic Wax, An Ancient Medium Rediscovered, Watchung Arts Center  Watchung,NJ
Connections George Segal Gallery, Montclair, NJ

2008

 
Group Show, Bennet Gallery, Atlanta, Ga
Small Works, Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa 
Group Show,Rye Art Gallery, Rye, NY
New Talent, Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa
“Bee-ing”, Arts Guild of Rahway, Rahway, NJ

2007
Encaustic Show, Montclair Library, Montclair,NJ

2006 

 
Winter Salon, CDF Gallery, Maplewood, NJ
Small Jewels, L Ross Gallery, Memphis, TN
Local Color, Art Space 129, Montclair, NJ
Navigation, Art Gotham, New York, NY
Beneath the Surface, Art Forms Gallery, Red Bank. NJ
About Drawing, Montclair Library, Montclair, NJ

2004
Group Show, Classic Design Gallery, Maplewood, NJ
Drawing Show, Beshert Gallery, Montclair, NJ
Synopsis @10, Pierro Gallery of South Orange, South Orange, NJ

2003
Color and Concept, Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, NJ

2002
21st Annual Metro Show, City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ Curators: Joyce Korotin, Patterson Sims, Lauren Wittels
Group Show, Confident Gallery, St Petersburg, FL

2001 
When Two Becomes One, City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ Curator: Peter Tilgner

2000
Essex Exposed, Gallery of South Orange, NJ Jurors: Jim Murray, Yoalnd Skeete, Greg Smith
CWW 25th Anniversary Show, Seton Hall University School of Law Newark, NJ Curator: Stephen Sennot

1999 

     
18th ANNUAL METRO SHOW, City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ      Jurors: Alejandro Anreus, Victor Davson, Judy Wukitsch
CHROMATICALLY SPEAKING, Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, NJ  Curator: Stephen Sennot

1998  
Works on Paper, Simon Gallery, Morristown, NJ
Heart Works, Gallery R, New York, NY Curator: Sharon Gill
Dark, City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ Curator: Joan Vaccaro

1997
The World With Perforations, Watchung Art Center, Watchung, NJ Curator: Thom Lynch

1996
Colors and Conundrums, Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, NJ  Curator: Stephen Sennot

1993
“JANUS, God of the Doorway,” Williams Carlos Williams Center for the Arts, Rutherford, NJ Curator: Stephen Sennot

1992 
Ellarslile Open XL, Trenton City Museum, Trenton, NJ
Women in Abstraction, Broadway Mall Gallery, New York, NY Curator: Michelle Bonelli

1991
Geometric Abstraction/Masked Media, City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ Curator: Deborah Swack

 

Professional

2011 PRESENTER, The Encaustic Studio: A digital look into artist’s studios from around the country. Conference of Encaustic Painting, Beverly, MA
2010 PRESENTER, The Encaustic Studio :A digital look into artist’s studios from around the country, Conference of Encaustic Painting Beverly, MA
2010 JUROR, Member Show, West Orange Arts Council, West Orange, NJ
2009-10 Encaustic Demonstration, R & F Handmade Paint, NJCVA, Summit, NJ
2008 Encaustic Demonstration, Jerry’s Art Supply, West Orange, NJ
2008 JUROR Member Show Edison Arts Society, Edison, NJ

 Visiting Artist Lectures

Wax: Medium Meets Message, Morean Arts Center, St Petersburg, FL, 2012 Artist Talk
Kindred Spirits, Schiltkamp Gallery, Clark University, Worcester, MA, 2010 Artist Talk
Illusive Balance: Transcendental Pattern and Layered Surface, Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series, New Brunswick, NJ, 2010 Artist Talk
Who Does She Think She is? Panel Discussion about movie by  Pamela Tanner Bell, St. Elizabeth’s College, Madison, NJ, 2009

Bibliography

Seed, John, Lisa Pressman: Trusting Intuition, 2015 (catalogue)
Woods, Lynn, Art as Fresh as Spring”, Kingston Times, March 20, 2015
Seed, John, “Ten Memorable Paintings from 2014″, Huffington Post, December 22,2014
Bishoff, Dan, “ Mapping Time”, Star Ledger, March 31 , 2013
Institute for Women and Art, 40 years of Women in Art at Douglass Library, May 2012
Allen, Randy, “Wax is Hot,” , Tampa Bay Art, March 2012
Gottard, Luis “Wax: Medium Meets Message at the Morean Arts Center,”  Art Taco, March 2012
Newhall, Edith “Meticulous and Abstract, they’re back on the Scene” Philadelphia Inquirer, January 2011
Brierly, Susan, “The Art of The Party” Park Place Magazine, March 2010
Seed, John, Studio Visits, Huffington Post, December 2010
Interview: R&F Artist of the Month,  R&F Handmade Paints,  November 2009
Tobin, Nancy, West of Chelsea: Lisa Pressman, The New York Times, August 2009
Contemporaries-eleven abstract painters on slideshare.net, July 2009
LePoidevin, Michelle H. “The Franks Flourish” Westfield Leader, 2002
Bischoff, Dan “Art”, Star Ledger, Feb 1998
Birnbaum, Cata, “Out and About”, NJ Monthly, December 1996
Filler, Marion, “Get CLose to Work of Four ArtistsDaily Recrod, December 1996
“Spotlighting Four Women Artists” Daily Record, December 1996
Watkins, Eileen, “Art” Star Ledger, July 1995
Devlin, John, “In the Towns”  Star Ledger, July 1995
Hall, Meredith, “Women Assume Their Place”, ART SPEAK, December 1992

 

Galleries

Causey Contemporary, NY, NY
Telluride Gallery of Fine Art, Telluride, CO
Circa Gallery, Minneapolis MN
SUSAN ELEY FINE ART, NY,NY
Thomas Dean Gallery, Atlanta, Ga