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Nina Buxenbaum is a Brooklyn born artist and academician working in a traditional figurative painting style, while dealing with contemporary issues of the public versus private persona, and identity.

 

FACULTY

 

2002 - present    Associate Professor, York College, CUNY; NY, NY  

EDUCATION

 

2001    The Skowhegan School for Painting And Sculpture; Skowhegan, ME

2001    Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD, Hoffberger School of Painting, Masters of Fine Arts

                     

1996    L’ Ecole du Louvre, Paris, France - Egyptian Art, L’ Institut Catholique of Paris - French Language

 

1996    Washington University, St. Louis, MO, Major: PrintmakingMinor: Art History, Bachelor Fine Art

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2018    Topsy Turvy, New Canaan Library, New Canaan, CT.

2011    Arts at the Crossroads, First Congregational Church of Stamford, CT.

 

2010    More Than  Me, Fine Arts Gallery, York College, CUNY, NY.

 

2009    Eva and Topsy, Stella Jones Gallery, New Orleans, LA.

 

2007    Topsy Turvy, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY.

 

2007    Concealed, John Jay Gallery, John Jay College, New York, NY.

 

2003    Her Space, Fine Arts Gallery, York College, Jamaica, NY.

 

2003    Les Femmes et Poupees Noires, at Liquors, Brooklyn, NY.

 

2001    Black Women, Black Dolls, Meyerhoff Gallery, Baltimore, MD

 

1999   Black Women, Black Dolls, Sylvan & Isabelle Ribakow Art Gallery, Baltimore, MD.

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2019    Paper 2019, Silvermine Galeries, New Cannan, CT. Curator; Jennifer Farrell, Associate Curator Drawings and Prints, The Metropolitan          Museum of Art, NYC.

 

2018    Corpora in Tractus, Bodies in Motion, The Gallatin Galleries, NYU, New York, NY

 

2017    Faculty Exhibition, The Silvermine Guild of Artists & School of Art, New Canaan, CT.

 

2017    Those Who Can Do, York College Faculty Exhibition, Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Queens, NY,

2017    Women's Work, Visual and Performing Arts Center, Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT.

 

2016    Body Politic, Academic Gallery, Long Island City, NY.

2016    As Bad As I Wanna Be: Black Women Artists Reimagining the Self, Syracuse University, Community Folk Art Center, Syracuse, NY.

 

2015    The Image of The Black: Re-imagined and Redefined, Galerie Myrtis, Baltimore,  MD.

2015    IN SITU: Women Artists in Place, Miller Gallery, Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Jamaica, NY.

2014    New Members Exhibition, Silvermine Arts Center, New Canaan, CT. 

 

2013    Identity Matters, The Westminster Schools, Atlanta, GA. Two person show with Fahamu Pecou.

2013    AP Studio Art Readers Invitational Exhibition 2012, The Alvin Gittins Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

2012    AP Studio Art Readers Invitational Exhibition 2012, The Alvin Gittins Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

 

2012    Fair & Lovely: Works by Nina I. Buxenbaum & Zoë Charlton, Mosely Gallery, Princess Anne, MD

 

2011    MAHALIA: Queen of Gospel Music, Stella Jones Gallery, New Orleans, LA.

 

2010- 2012    Southern Journeys- African American Artists of the South. Traveling: Texas, Missouri, Florida, Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas.

 

2009    IF I DIDN'T CARE, Multigenerational Artists Discuss Cultural Histories,The Park School, Baltimore, MD.

 

2008    Ambivalent Figuration; People, May 9- July 26, Samson Projects, Boston, MA.

 

2008    Metamorphosis of Identity, Anne Wright Wilson Fine Arts Gallery, Georgetown College, KY. Three person show.

 

2008    Women of/on/not Color, Clarion University Art Gallery, Clarion, PA. Two person show.

 

2007    Play, Proteus Gowanus Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

 

2006    Token, Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center, Silver Springs, MD.

 

2006    Fragmentation of the Self, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY.

 

2005    Work Space, Cuchifritos Gallery, New York, NY.

 

2005    Open Studios, Artist Alliance Inc. Rotating Studio Program, New York, NY.

 

2004    SKILLZ, Ingalls Gallery, Miami, FL.

 

2002    Homegrown: being were I was tomorrow, Commons Gallery, NYU, New York, NY.

 

2001    Faculty Exhibition, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, MD.

 

2000    Pre-College Program Faculty/Staff Group Exhibition, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD.

 

2000    Hoffberger Group, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD.

 

1999    Hoffberger Group, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD.

 

1998    Group Exhibit, Hatshepsut Gallery, St. Louis, MO.

 

1998    Studio Exhibit, Art & Soul St. Louis, St. Louis, MO.

 

 

JURIED EXHIBITIONS

 

2016    Retrieval of the Beautiful, The Painting Center, NY, NY.

 

2016    CWA National Open Juried Exhibition, Slater Museum, Norwich, CT.

 

2015    21st Annual African American Art Exhibition, Actors Theatre of Louisville, KY. Kevin Coles, Juror.

2014    Emergence 2014: International Artists to Watch, Galerie Myrtis, Baltimore, MD.

2014    20th Annual African American Art Exhibition, Actors Theatre of Louisville, KY. Kevin Coles, Juror.

2008    Catharine Lorillard Wolf Art Club, 112th Annual Open Juried Exhibition. National Arts Club, New York, NY.

 

2008    The Blanche Ames National Juried Art Exhibition, North Easton, MA. Richard Whitten, Juror.

 

2007    Art For Life East Hampton Benefit, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY.

 

2005    Fundraiser Art Auction, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, NY.

            “Outside/In” small etching print sold.

 

2003    Group Exhibition, Fundraiser for Entitled: Black Women Artists, A.I.R Gallery, New York, NY

 

2003    Group Exhibition, From Jazz to Pots-From Pots to Jazz, Sankofa Ceramics Cooperative, Brooklyn, NY.

 

2002    Black Romantic: The Figurative Impulse in Contemporary African-American Art, 

            The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY. 

 

2002    Germinate: His/Herstory, a short film featuring artists across genres, Remote Lounge, New York, NY.

 

1999    About Drawing, Park School Gallery, Baltimore, MD.

 

1998    Girlfriends, Portfolio Gallery, St. Louis, MO.

AWARDS/REVIEWS

 

2015    21st Annual African American Art Exhibition, Merit Award, February, 2015. 

 

2014    Vermont Studio Center, four week full tuition fellowship award, July 6 - August 1, 2014.

2014    20th Annual African American Art Exhibition, Thomas and Mary Jo Mueller Merit Award, February 7, 2014.

2012    Show explores race and beauty, by Ursula Ehrhardt, The Daily Times, Sunday, February 19, 2012.

 

2007    Post Tense: For younger artists of color, the political has become the personal, by Howard Halle, Time Out New York, Aug. 22, 2007.

 

2007    Takes on the token; Object of affection, aggression, reflection, by Robin Tierney, The Examiner, Mar. 24,2007.

 

2007    Artists ask questions in three area exhibits, by Claudia Rousseau,Gazette.Net, April 5, 2007.

 

2007    Token, by Cara Ober, BMOREART, April 5, 2007.

 

2007    PSC-CUNY Grant Award, received funding to work on large-scale painting and drawing series for several 2007-2008 exhibitions.

 

2005    Inveterate Outsiders, by Margaret Rose Vendryes, PhD. International Review of African American Art,

Hampton University Museum, Volume 20 No. 2.

 

2004   Seibutsu: Still-Life by Joe Turner Lin - National finalist in The Student Academy Award Competition for Best Narrative Film.

 

2004    Audrey and Einstein by Julie Meerschwam - National finalist in The Student Academy Award Competition for Best Narrative Film.

 

2004    PSC-CUNY Grant Award, received funding to work on large-scale painting and drawing series.

 

2002    Black Romantic: The Figurative impulse in Contemporary African American Art, Catalogue for the exhibition with public lecture.

 

2001    The Camille Cosby Full Tuition Scholarship, Skowhegan School for Painting and Sculpture

 

1999 & 2000    Juried Showcase, International Review of African American Art, Hampton University Museum.

 

1996    Milliken Travel Scholarship Winner, Private studio apartment at the Cite Internationale des Arts in Paris, France.

 

 

RESIDENCIES

 

2016    Visiting Artist Scholars Residency Program, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA. (accepted but could not attend)

 

2015    Hambidge Center for the Arts, Rabin Gap, GA.  Two week summer residency.

 

2014    Vermont Studio Center; Johnson, VT. Four week summer residency, including full scholarship to attend.

 

2008    Artist in Residence Program at Brydcliffe, Woodstock, NY.

 

2004-05    Artist Alliance Inc., New York, NY Lower East Side Rotating Studio Program- a six month residency.

 

2001    The Skowhegan School for Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

 

1996    Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris, France.

 

 

ARTIST LECTURES

 

2017   Artist Lecture - Opalka Gallery, The Sage Colleges, Albany, NY.

 

2017   Visiting Artist- Visual and Performing Arts Department, Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT

 

2016   Artist Panel Discussion -York College Alumni Closing Reception and Program, 11/10. York College Fine Arts Gallery, NY

 

2016   Guest Artist – GenEd 100 World of the Arts, University of Wisconsin at Whitewater, As a Guest Lecturer via Skype I presented my work as               an artist and took questions from the class.

 

2014   Emergence 2014: International Artists to Watch, Artist Panel Discussion at Galerie Myrtis, Baltimore, MD.

2014   Visual Representations of Identity - Panel Discussion, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY.

2014   Painting with Nina Buxenbaum, York College, CUNY. YouTube Video Interview, Feb. 18, 2014.

2014   Artist Talk - New Members, Silvermine Arts Center, New Canaan, CT.

2013   Profile: Artist Nina Buxenbaum, The Art of Topsy-Turvy,  Salute to Scholars, CUNY, April 28, 2013.

2006   Fragmentation of the Self; Smeared, Smudged, Marked & Drawn, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY. Concepts, Process, Materials: AN Artist             Talk. Slide presentation and lecture on the history and direction of my work and that of the other artists in the exhibition.

 

2006   Fragmentation of the Self; Smeared, Smudged, Marked & Drawn, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY. Gallery talk with students from Fashion             Industries High School on my work and my career as an artist.

 

2002   Black Romantic: The Figurative impulse in Contemporary African American Art, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY. Public lecture                 and slide presentation.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

 

2013 - present   The Silvermine Guild of Artists, New Canaan, CT.

2006   New York Academy of Art – New York, New York.

           The study of advanced painting techniques of the old masters, including glazing, imprimatura, and sfumato techniques of paint application.

 

2003-2014    College Art Association- member of a national professional artists association, for educational and professional development.                                  Workshops on art history and art theory, and latest practices in materials and techniques.

 

2002-2007    Sankofa Ceramics Cooperative – Brooklyn, New York. A group of ceramicists that meet weekly to create pottery. We hold exhibitions                        three times each year to sell work to support the cooperative. Our exhibitions include community arts events and private shows.