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Birth Year: 1944
Birth Place: West Palm Beach, Florida
Currently Lives In: Ulster County, New York
Website: janharrison.net
Education
MASan Jose State UniversityCalifornia1976
BFAUniversity of GeorgiaAthens, Georgia1967
Solo Exhibitions
Bestial BeingsCabaret Voltaire Art CenterPoughkeepsie, New York2007
Sentient Animals The Gallery at R & FKingston, New York2005
ChaosmosKleinert/James Arts CenterWoodstock, New York2001
Arcana MundiAlice F. and Harris K. Weston Art GalleryCincinnati, Ohio1999
Jan HarrisonJames Yarosh GalleryHolmdel, New Jersey.1998
Animal CrossingNancy Moore Fine ArtNew York City1996
Animal TonguesWomen's Studio WorkshopRosendale, New York1993
Tyrra vas TerraDonskoj & Co.Kingston, New York1992
Jan HarrisonSunnen GalleryNew York City1992
Jan HarrisonThe Stanley GalleryNorfolk, Virginia1989
A Perilous EdenChidlaw Gallery, Art Academy of CincinnatiCincinnati, Ohio1988
Jan HarrisonGund Gallery-Ohio Arts CouncilColumbus, Ohio1984
Jan HarrisonToni Birckhead GalleryCincinnati, Ohio1983
Jan HarrisonHobart & William Smith CollegesGeneva, New York1983
Emerging TalentWright State UniversityDayton, Ohio1982
Animal Wishes/Animal DesiresCAGE GalleryCincinnati, Ohio1981
Nest Building-20 Room House as World3850 Clifton AvenueCincinnati, Ohio1979
Jan HarrisonMontalvo Center for the ArtsSaratoga, California1978
2 Person Exhibitions
Divining House - with Alan Baer, architectThe Contemporary Arts CenterCincinnati, Ohio1986
Group Exhibitions
The Sparky Show-Nelson SantosSchroeder Romero/Winkleman GalleryNew York City2008
The Dream of The Red Chamber Masquerade BallWhite BoxNew York City2008
Women Working Outside the Box-MeadowBarrett House Clay WorksPoughkeepsie, New York2008
Herring-Nancy DonskojDonskoj & CompanyKingston, New York2007
Beyond Self: Expl. Art/Spirit- L. Montano & B. WMuroff Kotler Visual Arts GalleryStone Ridge, New York2007
White Box Benefit AuctionWhite Box New York City2007
Museum, Mission & Meaning: From Permanent CollSamuel Dorsky Museum of ArtNew Paltz, New York2006
7 + 14Kleinert/James Arts CenterWoodstock, New York2006
White Box Benefit AuctionWhite Box New York City2005
Encaustic Works-Karl Willers & Beth WilsonSamuel Dorsky Museum of ArtNew Paltz, New York2005
Ideas Into Objects: Reinterpreting LeonardoAlice F. and Harris K. Weston Art GalleryCincinnati, Ohio2005
Old & New Friends-Elisa PritzkerElisa Pritzker GalleryHighland, New York2005
White Box Benefit AuctionWhite Box New York City2004
Making Their MarkCincinnati Art MuseumCincinnati, Ohio2003
Mythic Creatures-Fawn PotashCatskill Mountain Foundation GalleryHunter, New York2003
Past To Present-Recent AcquisitionsSamuel Dorsky Museum of ArtNew Paltz, New York2002
Animal.Anima.Animus-Linda Weintraub The Winnipeg Art GalleryWinnipeg, Canada2000
Animal.Anima.Animus-Linda Weintraub P.S.1 Contemporary Arts CenterLong Island City, New York1999
Animal.Anima.Animus-Linda Weintraub Museum voor Moderne KunstArnhem, Holland1998
Animal.Anima.Animus-Linda Weintraub Porin TaidemuseaoPori, Finland1998
Pluralities:Women's Bodies, SexualitiesSUNY New PaltzNew Paltz, New York1997
Bestiary 1995-Elizabeth HessWarren Street GalleryHudson, New York1995
Bestial Angels-Historical Overview William King Regional Art CenterAbingdon, Virginia1995
Waterworks-Outdoor SculptureElena Zang GalleryWoodstock, New York1994
The Definitive Cont. Am. Quilt-Bernice SteinbaumHostra UniversityHempstead, New York1994
WSW XX Years - A RetrospectiveSUNY New PaltzNew Paltz, New York1994
New Art From Kingston, NY-Tram CombsGallery at Park WestKingston, New York1994
New Art-Tram CombsGallery at Park WestKingston, New York1994
The Definitive Cont. Am. Quilt-Bernice SteinbaumGrand Rapids Art MuseumGrand Rapids, Michigan1993
The Definitive Cont. Am. Quilt-Bernice SteinbaumUniversity of Wyoming Art MuseumLaramie, Wyoming1993
The Definitive Cont. Am. Quilt-Bernice SteinbaumSouthern Ohio Museum and Cultural CenterPortsmouth, Ohio1993
The Definitive Cont. Am. Quilt-Bernice SteinbaumCenter for the ArtsVero Beach, Florida1993
The Definitive Cont. Am. Quilt-Bernice SteinbaumPhyllis Rothman Gallery-F. Dickenson Univ.Madison, New Jersey1993
The Definitive Cont. Am. Quilt-Bernice SteinbaumThe Arkansas Art CenterLittle Rock, Arkansas1993
Body & Soul-Kiki SmithWarren Street GalleryHudson, New York1992
Vision Quest-Robert ThurmerThe Art Gallery-Cleveland State UniversityCleveland, Ohio1992
The Definitive Cont. Am. Quilt-Bernice SteinbaumWashington State Univ. Museum of ArtPullman, Washington1992
The Definitive Cont. Am. Quilt-Bernice SteinbaumUniversity of Delaware GalleryNewark, Delaware1992
The Definitive Cont. Am. Quilt-Bernice SteinbaumMuseum of Arts & SciencesMacon, Georgia1992
The Definitive Cont. Am. Quilt-Bernice SteinbaumBrevard Art CenterMelbourne, Florida1992
The Definitive Cont. Am. Quilt-Bernice SteinbaumMemorial Union Art Gallery-NDSUFargo, North Dakota1992
The Definitive Cont. Am. Quilt-Bernice SteinbaumRahr West Art MuseumManitowak, Wisconsin1991
The Definitive Cont. Am. Quilt-Bernice SteinbaumHolman Hall Gallery-Trenton State CollegeTrenton, New Jersey1991
The Definitive Cont. Am. Quilt-Bernice SteinbaumFelicita Foundation for the ArtsEscondido, California1991
The Definitive Cont. Am. Quilt-Bernice SteinbaumFine Arts Museum of the SouthMobile, Alabama1991
The Definitive Cont. Am. Quilt-Bernice SteinbaumNorth Dakota Museum of ArtGrand Forks, North Dakota1991
Group ExhibitionWilloughby Sharp GalleryNew York City1991
Myth, Spirituality & Culture-C. Butler/G. SangsterSUNY New PaltzNew Paltz, New York1991
The Definitive Cont. Am. Quilt-Bernice SteinbaumBernice Steinbaum GalleryNew York City1990
Chicago International Art Exposition-Navy Pier Dart GalleryChicago, Illinois1990
Chicago International Art Exposition-Navy PierDart GalleryChicago. Illinois1989
Self-Portraits- Art Academy of CincinnatiCarl Solway GalleryCincinnati, Ohio1987
New Sites/New Work: First San Jose BiennialThe San Jose Institute of Contemporary ArtSan Jose, California1986
Interface: Outsiders and Insiders-Gary SchwindlerOhio State UniversityLancaster, Ohio1986
Life & Death in the Nuclear AgeLynn Mayhew Gallery- Ohio WesleyanDelaware, Ohio1984
Figuratively Speaking II-Lance KinzCleveland State University Art GalleryCleveland, Ohio1984
Ohio Selections IINew Gallery of Contemporary ArtCleveland, Ohio1982
Emerging Talent-Betty CollingsWright State University Art GalleryDayton, Ohio1982
Cincinnati Stories: Narrative-Figurative ArtSPACESCleveland, Ohio1980
Cincinnati Underexposed-Lance KinzTangeman Fine Arts GalleryCincinnati, Ohio1979
Museum Exhibitions
Museum, Mission & Meaning: From Permanent CollSamuel Dorsky Museum of ArtNew Paltz, New York2006
Encaustic Works-Karl Willers & Beth WilsonSamuel Dorsky Museum of ArtNew Paltz, New York2005
Making Their MarkCincinnati Art MuseumCincinnati, Ohio2003
Past To Present-Recent AcquisitionsSamuel Dorsky Museum of ArtNew Paltz, New York2002
Animal.Anima.Animus-Linda WeintraubThe Winnipeg Art GalleryWinnipeg, Canada2000
Animal.Anima.Animus-Linda WeintraubP.S.1 Contemporary Arts CenterLong Island City, New York1999
Animal.Anima.Animus-Linda WeintraubMuseum voor Moderne KunstArnhem, Holland1998
Animal.Anima.Animus-Linda WeintraubPorin TaidemuseoPori, Finland1998
Object.Image.IconThe Contemporary Arts CentreAdelaide, Australia1989
New AcquisitionsCincinnati Art MuseumCincinnati, Ohio1989
The 1987 Ohio Selections-GraphicsDayton Art InstituteDayton, Ohio1987
New Sites/New Work: First San Jose BiennialSan Jose Institute of Contemporary ArtSan Jose, California1986
Contemporary Women ArtistsMiami University Art MuseumOxford, Ohio1985
Cincinnati SelectionsCincinnati Art MuseumCincinnati, Ohio1984
New Acquisitions-Donald Kuspit The Wexner Center for Contemporary ArtColumbus, Ohio1984
Recent Acquisitions-Kristin SpangenbergCincinnati Art MuseumCincinnati, Ohio1984
Drawn to Cincinnati-Sarah RogersThe Contemporary Arts CenterCincinnati, Ohio1984
Strategies-Ruth MeyerThe Contemporary Arts CenterCincinnati, Ohio1981
Cincinnati Art Museum InvitationalCincinnati Art MuseumCincinnati, Ohio1979
Ongoing Exhibitions
The Sparky ProjectNelson Santos, CuratorNew York City2006
Benefit Exhibitions
The Dream of the Red Chamber Masquerade Ball White BoxNew York City2008
5th Annual Art AuctionHigh Meadow SchoolStone Ridge, New York2008
5th Annual FundraiserWeimaraner Rescue of the SouthSoho Square-Homewood, Alabama2007
WSW 31st Annual Benefit AuctionColony (for Women's Studio Workshop)Woodstock, New York2007
5 x 7 ShowKleinert/James Arts CenterWoodstock, New York2007
Night of 1,000 DrawingsArtists SpaceNew York City2007
Postcards From the Edge-Visual AIDSJames Cohan GalleryNew York City2007
White Box Benefit AuctionWhite Box GalleryNew York City2007
SAA Art AuctionSamuel Dorsky Museum of ArtNew Paltz, New York2006
Barkin' Arts Living with Art GalleryNew York City2006
Postcards From The Edge-Visual AIDSSikkema, Jenkins & Co.New York City2006
Women's Studio Workshop Benefit AuctionBearsville TheatreBearsville, New York2006
Night of 1,000 DrawingsArtists SpaceNew York City2006
5 x 7 ShowKleinert/James Arts CenterWoodstock, New York2006
Night of 1,000 DrawingsArtists SpaceNew York City2005
5 x 7 ShowKleinert/James Arts CenterWoodstock, New York2005
White Box Benefit AuctionWhite Box GalleryNew York City2005
Women's Studio Workshop Benefit AuctionRosendale CenterRosendale, New York2005
Women's Studio Workshop Benefit AuctionRosendale CenterRosendale, New York2004
White Box Benefit AuctionWhite Box GalleryNew York City2004
5 x 7 ShowKleinert/James Arts CenterWoodstock, New York2004
Night of 1,000 DrawingsArtists SpaceNew York City2004
Night of 1,000 DrawingsArtists SpaceNew York City2003
5 x 7 ShowKleinert/James Arts CenterWoodstock, New York2003
Women's Studio Workshop Benefit AuctionWest Park WineryWest Park, New York2003
Women's Studio Workshop Benefit AuctionWest Park WineryWest Park, New York2003
Women's Studio Workshop Benefit AuctionWest Park WineryWest Park, New York2002
5 x 7 ShowKleinert/James Arts CenterWoodstock, New York2002
Night of 1,000 DrawingsArtists SpaceNew York City2002
Performances
Bestial Beings-Animal TonguesCabaret Voltaire Art CenterPoughkeepsie, New York2007
Lectures
Bestial BeingsCabaret Voltaire Art CenterPoughkeepsie, New York2007
Sentient AnimalsThe Gallery at R & FKingston, New York2005
Jan Harrison-ArtistTV Interview by Patricia PhillipsNew Paltz, New York2005
My Other TongueVideo Documentary by Jenny FoxKingston, New York2005
Art Is-George QuashaInternational Video InstallationUnited States, Europe2003
Interview by Linda WeintraubKleinert/James Arts CenterWoodstock, New York2001
Arcana MundiKleinert/James Arts CenterWoodstock, New York2001
Animal TonguesPorin TaidemuseoPori, Finland1998
Bridging the AbyssSUNY New PaltzNew Paltz, New York1997
Jan Harrison-PainterVideo Documentary by Betty CollingsColumbus, Ohio1986
Faces of Soul-The AnimalXavier UniversityCincinnati, Ohio1985
Bibliography
Marquis Who's WhoJan HarrisonWho's Who in American Art2007
Paul SmartFine furred friendsUlster Publishing's Almanac2007
Kathleen Wereszynski MurrayArtist explores animal natureThe Arts-Poughkeepsie Journal2007
SparrowAnimal EsperantoChronogram Magazine-Arts & Culture2007
Paul SmartPainting in the Language of AnimalsWoodstock Times Almanac2005
Linda WeintraubSoul-Genus FusionBook: In The Making:Creative Options for Contemp. 2003
George QuashaArt IsInternational video installation of artists interv2003
George QuashaCrossing Over to Jan HarrisonReading at Exhibition-Arcana Mundi2001
Linda WeintraubGenus FusionArcana Mundi-Jan Harrison2001
Lorna TychostupSpeaking In Tongues-Animalia IssueChronogram1998
Linda WeintraubGenus FusionAnimal.Anima.Animus1998
Robin RiceJan HarrisonThe Binnewater Tides1998
Owen FindsenArtist Harrison's FacesThe Cincinnati Enquirer1998
Vivien RaynorWater Is a Source of InspirationThe New York Times1994
Kathi NorklunPersonal BeastWoodstock Times1993
Steven KolpanBeast of EdenWoodstock Times1992
Tram CombsJan HarrisonNoticias de Arte, New York, New York1992
Nancy CatandellaThe Artist's Artist ArtTimes1992
Eleanor MartinInner Space: Windows on the Human SpiritTimes Herald Record, Poughkeepsie, New York1991
Estella LauterWomen As Mythmakers RevisitedQuadrant: Contemporary Jungian Thought1991
Ann PollakMyths For Our TimeDialogue Magazine1989
Gary J. SchwindlerA Perilous EdenDialogue Magazine1988
Gary J. SchwindlerJan HarrisonNew Art Examiner1988
Jan RileyDrawingDialogue Magazine1988
Owen FindsenExhibit Portays Sense of SelfThe Cincinnati Enquirer1987
Dorothy BurkhardtState of Our ArtSan Jose Mercury1986
Janus SmallJan Harrison-Paintings and DrawingsDialogue Magazine1984
Jan RileyJan HarrisonNew Art Examiner, Chicago1983
Gina FranzFiguratively SpeakingNew Art Examiner, Chicago1983
Elizabeth HoxieTen Solo ExhibitionsNew Art Examiner, Chicago1982
Betty CollingsJan HarrisonDialogue Magazine1982
Eleanor MunroThe Virtues of Staying at HomeCincinnati Magazine1980
Holliday T. DayMidwest Art-A Special ReportArt in America1979
Lucy LippardWorld Books A & BChrysalis, Los Angeles1978
Grants
New Works GrantOhio Arts CouncilColumbus, Ohio1986
Fellowships
Individual Artist FellowshipOhio Arts CouncilColumbus, Ohio1988
Individual Artist FellowshipOhio Arts CouncilColumbus, Ohio1985
Individual Artist FellowshipOhio Arts CouncilColumbus, Ohio1983
Public Collections
The Wexner Center for the ArtsColumbus, Ohio
Samuel Dorsky Museum of ArtNew Paltz, New York
Cincinnati Art MuseumCincinnati, Ohio
Arco Center for the Visual ArtsLos Angeles, California
Cincinnati Bell CorporationCincinnati, Ohio
The Dayton Art InstituteDayton, Ohio
Women's Studio WorkshopRosendale, New York
University of Cincinnati-College of DAAPCincinnati, Ohio
Scripps Howard CorporationCincinnati, Ohio
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