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NANCY M MITCHNICK

nmitchnick@gmail.com

1947           Born Detroit Michigan

 

EDUCATION

1974-75     Graduate Studies, Hunter College, New York, NY

1972-73     Graduate Studies, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan

1972-73     Curatorial Assistant, Ancient Art Department, Detroit Institute of Art

1972          BFA, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan

 

AWARDS

2016             American Academy of Arts and Letters – Award in Painting

2015             Kresege Artist Fellowship

2011             Pollock/Krasner Foundation Fellowship

1996-09      Teaching Award from Bok Center of Learning, Harvard University

2001            Phi Beta Kappa Teaching Award, Harvard University

1992            Arts Achievement Award, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

1990-91      Guggenheim Fellowship

1990            Pollock/Krasner Foundation Fellowship

1987-88      National Endowment for the Arts, Creative Artist Grant

1976-77       CAPS Grant, New York State Council for the Arts

1971             Painting Award, Michigan Artists Exhibition, Detroit Institute of Art

 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE & HONORS

2012             Wayne State, Desire and the City, (spring semester) Detroit MI

2012             Wayne State, Painting Nature, Painting Change (summer semester)

1998-09       Arnheim Lecturer on Studio Arts, Visual and Environmental Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge Massachusetts

1996-98       Senior Preceptor, Visual and Environmental Studies, Harvard

1994-95       Visiting Lecturer, VES Harvard University

1993             Vermont Studio Center

1990-95       Full Time Faculty, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

1990             Visiting Artist, New York Studio School New York NY

Visiting Artist School of Visual Arts, NY NY

Visiting Artist Summit Art Center, Summit, New Jersey

1987-90      Visiting Artist, California Institute of the Arts Valencia, CA

1985-86      Painting Instructor, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

1984            Visiting Artist, California Institute of the Arts Valencia, CA

1977-86      Painting Instructor, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson

1972            Student Teacher, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

 

SELECTED ONE-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2016             Nancy Mitchnick: Uncalibrated, MOCAD, Detroit Michigan

2015             Storm Trees and Mr. Wood Man , Public Pool, Hamtramck MI

2013             New Work, Detroit Project. Cranbrook Academy, Bloomfield Hills, MI

2012             Time Travel. Scarab Club, Detroit, MI

2010             Detroit Project Part One. Sasaki Gallery, Waterton, MA

2003            100 Dresses. CUE Art Foundation, New York, NY

1999             Dogs in the Desert Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Birmingham MI

1992             Disappearing Fixtures. Anita Friedman Fine Arts, New York, NY

1991             Wonder Woman. Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1986            Nancy Mitchnick. Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1986            Adam & Eve and Watteau in Paradise. Herschel and Adler Modern, New York, NY

1985            Pastoral. John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1984            Nancy Mitchnick. Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1983            Nancy Mitchnick. Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1983            Nancy Mitchnick. Herschel and Adler Modern, New York, NY

1980            Nancy Mitchnick. Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1978            Nancy Mitchnick. Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1973            Nancy Mitchnick. Willis Gallery, Detroit, MI

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016             American Academy of Arts and Letters, NY, NY June

2016             American Academy of Arts and Letters, NY, NY March

2016             Ally Culture, Detroit Michigan

2016             Wasserman Projects (Janurary) Detroit Michigan

2014             Banana Show, Public Pool Gallery, Hamtramck Michigan

2013             Susan Parish, Betty Brownly, Nancy Mitchnick. KayRod Gallery, Detroit, MI

2012             Cass Corridor. George Na’mandi Gallery, Detroit, MI

2010             Exit Detroit. Lady Bug Gallery, Detroit, Mi

2010             Robert Wilbert, Teacher, Mentor, Friend. Scarab Club, Detroit, MI

2000             Traits, Idols & Icons Phyllis Kind Gallery New York NY

2002-04      Work Available at Asher Foure

1994             Bodies, Rosemond Felson, Los Angeles California

1993             The Contemporary Still Life. Kavesh Gallery, Ketchum, ID

1993             Out Auction Los Angeles, California

1992             Disappearing Fixtures. Anita Friedman Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI

1991              The Lick of the Eye. Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1986-88       Contemporary Screens. The Art Museum Association of America, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH/Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, Raleigh, NC/The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH/Des Moines Art center, Des Moines, IA

1986              Still Life-Landscape: New Approaches to Old Traditions. Gloria Luria Gallery, Bay Harbor Island, FL Objects Observed. Summit Art Center, Summit, NJ   Selected Member’s Gallery Works. Albright-Knox Member’s Gallery Buffalo, NY

1985              Views: Interior and Exterior. Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

New Response. Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, NY

1984              Landscape. Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY

1983-84        American Still Life: 1945-83. Huston Museum of Contempory Art, Houston, Texas /The Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, Buffalo, NY/

1983              Major Works. Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1981              Body Language: Figurative Aspects of Recent Art. Hayden Gallery, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. Watercolors. The Institue of Art and Urban Resources, PS1, Long Island City, NY

1980              Summer Jams. Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Birmingham, MI  Kick Out the Jams: Detroit Cass Corridor 1963-77. The Detroit Institue of Arts, Detroit, MI

1979              Droll-Kolbert Gallery, New York, NY

1978              Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Birmingham, Mi

1977              Summer Show. Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1976              John Doyal Gallery, Chicago, IL  Bykert Gallery, New York, NY1975

1972             Three Artists. Willis Gallery, Detroit, Michigan

1970             Michigan Artist Exhibition. The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit MI

 

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2016             Lisa John Rodges, Hyperalergic Paintings of Detroit that Ring True

2016             K.A. Letts, Rust Belt Arts.com The Return of Nancy Mitchnick

2016             Elyse Foltyn. The Jewish News, HOME COMING

2016             Mark Stryker, Detroit Free Press, Painter Nancy Mitchnick Goes Her Own Way

2016             Michael H.Hodges, Detroit News,  Mocad:  Nancy Mitchnick in Uncalabrated

2013             George Bulanda,  Detroit Hour Magazine

2012             Vince Carducci  Painting Future and Past Motown Review of Art.com

2012             Vince Carduchi: Deconstructing Memory and Loss, Detroit Free Press 2012                                         Review of Time Travel, Detroit Free Press

2013             George Bulanda, Detroit Hour Magazine,

2012             Vince Carduchi: Deconstructing Memory and Loss, Detroit Free Press 2012 – Review of Time Travel, Detroit Free Press

2003             Polly Apfelbaum, Curators Statement catalog, CUE Art Foundation,

2000-03      Roberta Smith, New York Times, a mention here and there

2001             Jeffery Apt and Marty Ann Wilkinson, Up From the Streets Catalog Essay

20??             Mel Rosas Curators Statement

20??             Glen Mannisto Introduction to Figuratively Literal

1992             David Paagel, Art Forum

1992             Jalisa Tagger, Art in Tagger

1986             New York Times, review of Adam and Eve and Watteau in Paridise

1984             Dr. June Taboroff, Art and Auction

1984             Kay Larson, The Real Things. New York Magazine,

1984             Joy Hakanson Colby. A Painter in Full Control. The Detroit News   1984

Roberta Smith,  Temporary Misgivings. The Village Voice

1984            Janace Oresman New Vistas: Contemporary American Landscapes

Catalogue Essay, The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY

1983            Linda L Cathcart, American Still Life, 1945-83. Catalogue essay,

Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston Texas

1983             Henry Gerrit. Nancy Mitchnick at Hirschl and Adler Modern. Art

in America

1983             Schwartz, Stanford. Nancy Mitchnick. Catalouge essay, Herschel

Adler Modern, New York, NY

1983             Marsha Miro Detroit Free Press.

1983             Colby, Joy Hakanson. Supercharged Studies. The Detroit News, 1980             Colby, Joy Hakanson. The Detroit News, Colby, Joy Hakanson. Not

the Cass Corridor Misfit Anymore. The Detroit News,

1980             Keller, Martha. Nancy Mitchnick. Chicago Art Examiner, Illinois,

1973             Detroit News, Willis Gallery Show

1972             Sunday Free Press Color Spread about Cass Corridor Artists

1971             Detroit News review of 3 person show at the Willis Gallery

1970             Picture in the Detroit News of me wearing my friends beautiful new

skirt at the Michigan Artists Show.

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Julia and Robert Taubman Collection

Citibank, N.A., New York, NY

The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Ml

Edward W. Duff and Co., Detroit, Ml

The J.B. Speed Museum, Louisville, KY

Williams College, MA

Fogg Museum of Art, Cambridge, MA

Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

 

SELECTED LECTURES/READINGS AND PROFESSIONAL OBLIGATIONS

2014           Reading: Cowboy Dialogue, Public Pool Gallery, Detroit Michigan

2014           Neighborhood Arts Festival and Poster Event, Public Pool, Detroit MI

2014           Open Studio, Russell Industrial Center, Detroit Michigan

2013           Four consecutive sequential lectures about becoming an Artist the

                   Hard Way, Cranbrook Academy

2012          Woodward Lecture Series, An Explanation, CCS, Detroit MI

2012           Wayne State Artist Talk, Detroit Michigan

2008           Talking Painting, Harvard University

2008           Visiting Committee, Art Department, U of C, Berkeley, California

2007           It is Work, Wayne State, Detroit Michigan

1993           Panel Discussion on Women in Art, California Institute of the Arts

1989           It Aint Dead, California Institute of the Arts

1991           Painting and Theory, School of Visual Arts, New York NY

1991           Quality Time, Sumett Art Center, Summett New Jersey

1977           Inhabiting Painting, Bard College, Rhinebeck, New York