CV

Colleen Blackard Bio and CV

HONORS AND AWARDS/ GRANTS

2015

Top Ten Artists of 2014, artistoftheday.com, Jan 2015

2012

Art Takes Times Square, Artists Wanted, billboard exhibition in Times Square, NY, June 2012Artist of the Year (2011), Greenpoint Gallery, January 2012

2011

Top 150 NYC entries, Curate NYC, exhibition at Rush Arts Gallery, Chelsea, NY, December 2011

1st place, Greenpoint Gallery Annual Drawing Salon Show, December 2011

2010

BetterArt Artist Residency, Better Farm, Redwood, NY, June 2010

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016

Owen James Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2015

Pleiades Gallery, New York, NY

Galerie Protégé, New York, NY

ISSO Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, NY

2014

Van Der Plas Gallery, New York, NY

BFP Creative, Brooklyn, NY

Gallery 77, Jackson Heights, NY

Neo-Futurists Gala, New York, NY

Conception Gallery, New York, NY

Apollonia, Sunnyside, NY

Creative Grove Festival, Jersey City, NJ

Conception Emerging Artists Festival, Long Island City, NY

Fridge Art Fair, NYC

ISSO Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Kamakura Performing Arts Center, Kamakura, Japan

2013

PH Strong benefit for the Philippines, NJ

Hyatt Union Square, New York, NY

Space Gallery, Long Island City, NY

Six Summit Gallery, CT

Hoboken Open Studios, Hoboken, NJ

Curate NYC at Gallery Brooklyn, NY

Digable Arts Festival, Hoboken, NJ

HOUSE Gallery, London, UK

Space Gallery, Long Island City, NY

320 Studios, New York, NY

Fountain Art Fair, Lexington Ave. Armory, NYC

RH Gallery, NY

Rivington Music Rehearsal Studios, NY

Applegate Art Gallery, Hell’s Kitchen, NY

2012

Marina Tsvetaeva Museum, Moscow, Russia

Chelsea Eye Gallery, Chelsea, NY

GLAAD Art Auction, Chelsea, NY

Maxwell’s, Hoboken, NJ

Manny’s on Second, New York, NY

The MCCNY, Hell’s Kitchen, NY

“Go Brooklyn Art” Open Studios, Brooklyn, NY

New York Realism, West Park Art Gallery, NY

Slow Art Day Room at 4Heads Governor’s Island Art Fair, NY

320 Studios, New York, NY

New York Realism, West Park Art Gallery, NY

The Precision of Chaos, Brooklyn, NY

Conception, Tribeca, NY

320 Studios, New York, NY

Art Takes Times Square, Times Square, NY

Digable Arts Festival, Hoboken, NJ

Conception, Tribeca, NY

It’s a Small, Small World, Family Business, Chelsea, NY

Dino Eli Gallery, Lower East Side, NYC

320 Studios, New York, NY

Conception, Tribeca, NY

2011

Rush Arts Gallery, Chelsea, NYC

320 Studios, New York, NY

GLAAD OUTAuction, Metropolitan Pavilion, NY

It Takes A Village, Path Cafe, NY

Conception, Tribeca, NY

Greenpoint Gallery Winners Circle Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY

Art Start Fundraising Party, Upper East Side, NY

Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

The Grady Alexis Gallery, New York, NY

320 Studios, New York, NY

Bay Fest, Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, NY

Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Sloan Fine Art, New York, NY

2010

320 Studios, New York, NY

Orchard Windows Gallery, Lower East Side, NY

The Lexington Avenue Armory, New York, NY

G2, New York, NY

320 Studios, New York, NY

2009

ChannelAustin, Austin, TX

Valley Hands, Northampton, MA

Northampton Center for the Arts, MA

Hampshire College Main Gallery, MA

2008

Eli Marsh Gallery, Amherst, MA

The Hyatt in Downtown Austin, TX

Real Gallery, Austin, TX

Cypress Grill, Austin, TX

2007

Eli Marsh Gallery, Amherst, MA

Hampshire College Main Gallery, MA

SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

 2014

Gallery 77, Jackson Heights, NY

GP’s on Hamilton Park, Jersey City, NJ

2013

Dig Art, Austin, TX

2012

Something in Mind, NoLIta, NY

Orchard Windows Gallery, Lower East Side, NY

Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2010

American Art Gallery, New York, NY

SIP, New York, NY

Better Farm, Redwood, NY

Scarbrough Building, Austin, TX

Flipnotics, Austin, TX

2009

Hampshire College Main Gallery, MA

COLLECTIONS

Pierogi Gallery Flat Files, Brooklyn, NY

Marina Tsvetaeva Museum, Moscow, Russia

Amherst College, MA

EDUCATION

2009 BA Studio Arts Concentration, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

BIRTHPLACE

1987 Texas

PUBLICATIONS

Theodore, Stephanie. “See My Friends: Owen James Gallery” Two Coats of Paint. February 12, 2016 (http://www.twocoatsofpaint.com/2016/02/see-my-friends-owen-james-gallery.html) 12 Feb 2016.

Marsova, Lisa. “Japan and New York Meet for Boundary-Less Group show at Pleiades Gallery” Arte Fuse. December 22, 2015 (http://artefuse.com/2015/12/22/boundary-less-group-show-at-pleiades-gallery-124320/) 22 Dec 2015.

Abney, O’Delle. “Pleiades Gallery-Genichi Watanabe & 12 NYC artists” NYC Gallery Openings. December 13, 2015 (http://nycgalleryopenings.com/gallery-openings_12_10_2015/index.html) 13 Dec 2015.

Li, Florence. “Colleen Blackard | ‘New York Artist Is Someone Who Knows Who They Are’ (OBC Part Two)” Fou Idealists. October 15, 2015 (http://www.fouidealists.com/blog/2015/10/15/colleen-blackard-new-york-artist-is-someone-who-knows-who-they-are-part-two 15 Oct 2015.

Li, Florence. “Colleen Blackard | ‘New York Artist Is Someone Who Knows Who They Are’ (OBC Part One)” Fou Idealists. October 15, 2015 (http://www.fouidealists.com/blog/2015/10/15/colleen-blackard-new-york-artist-is-someone-who-knows-who-they-are) 15 Oct 2015.

Panico, Rebecca. “N.J. artists gear up for massive Jersey City Art & Studio Tour this weekend” The Jersey Journal. October 1, 2015 (http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2015/10/artists_gear_up_for_25th_annual_jersey_city_art_an.html) 1 Oct 2015.

Irving, Audrey. “Colleen Blackard Q&A” Pierogi Gallery. July 12, 2015 (http://www.pierogi2000.com/2015/07/colleen-blackard-qa/) 12 July 2015.

Li, Florence. “樱花飘舞的纽约,圆珠笔绘画梦想的女孩 (Sakura Flying New York, Ballpoint Pen Drawing Dream Girl)” No Muzi. May 4, 2015 (http://mp.weixin.qq.com/s?__biz=MzA5MjczOTE5OA==&mid=215583423&idx=1&sn=0c599b73ec1a9406f464358825d9e39c&scene=4#wechat_redirect) 4 May 2015.

“Art Exhibit That Celebrates Female Artists for Women’s History Month Opens in LIC” NY1 News. March 28, (http://www.ny1.com/nyc/queens/news/2015/03/31/art-exhibit-that-celebrates-female-artists-for-women-s-history-month-opens-in-lic.html) 28 March 2015

“Best of 2014: #8 Brooklyn, NY artist Colleen Blackard” ArtistoftheDay.com. January 4, 2015 (http://artistaday.com/?tag=2014) 4 Jan 2015.

Martinez, Jamie. “Paper Trails at Van Der Plas Gallery” Arte Fuse. January 2, 2015 (http://artefuse.com/2015/01/02/paper-trails-at-van-der-plas-gallery/) 2 Jan 2015.

“Better Pen Game Than Your Favorite Rapper.” Major Curators. December 8, 2014  (http://majorcurators.com/post/104687952668/colleen-blackard-ballpoint-pen-art-rare-module-gif) 8 Dec 2014.

Arthur, Branden. “Art – She Put’s The ‘C’ In Creativity, We Just Love Her Style – Ballpoint Pen Drawings: Artist Colleen Blackard (Official VIDEO)” The Arts and Music. December 8, 2014  (http://theartsandmusic.com/profiles/blogs/art-she-put-s-the-c-in-creativity-we-just-love-her-style-ballpoin) 8 Dec 2014.

Obasuyi, Amen. “Ballpoint Pen Drawings: Colleen Blackard” Rare Module. December 8, 2014  (http://www.raremodule.com/ballpoint-pen-colleen-blackard/) 8 Dec 2014.

“Artist of the day” Artistaday.com. December 1, 2014  (http://artistaday.com/?p=24117) 1 Dec 2014.

“BRINK- LIC Art Studio Displays Recovery Piece by Piece” NY1 News. October 12, 2014 (https://youtu.be/jL-hdTbh3bk) 12 Oct 2014.

Cerrano, Laura. “Greenpoint Brooklyn Open Studios-October 3rd-5th 2014” Active Rain. October 4, 2014 (http://activerain.trulia.com/blogsview/4505426/greenpoint-brooklyn-open-studios-october-3rd-5th-2014) 4 Oct 2014.

Pana, Matt. “LIKEWISE: Episode 39 – Colleen Blackard” LIKEWISE. August 7, 2014 (http://www.mattpana.com/post/94033990413/likewise-episode-39-colleen-blackard-austins) 7 Aug 2014.

Hortillosa, Summer Dawn. “5 things you need to know today in Hudson County, July 10, 2014” The Jersey Journal. 10 July 2014 (http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2014/07/5_things_you_need_to_know_today_in_hudson_county_july_10_2014.html) 10 July 2014.

Hortillosa, Summer Dawn. “Hudson Happenings: Top 17 things to do this weekend” The Jersey Journal. 3 July 2014 (http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2014/07/hudson_happenings_top_17_things_to_do_this_weekend.html) 3 July 2014.

“Brooklyn.” Hotel no Madokora. BS NTV. BS4, Tokyo. 19 June 2014. Television. (https://vimeo.com/101823318)

Turcihin, Olya. “Fridge Art Fair NYC: the ice cream sunday project” Arte Fuse. 11 May 2014 (http://artefuse.com/2014/05/11/photo-story-fridge-art-fair/) 11 May 2014.

“WorkWeekChic: Colleen Blackard” Stylish Sophisticate. 1 February 2014 (http://www.thestylishsophisticate.com/2014/01/Colleen-work-week-professional-style.html) 1 February 2014.

Papa, Anthony. “Curate NYC 2013 Celebrates New York City as the Hub of the World Art Market” Huffingtont Post. 4 December 2013 (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/anthony-papa/curate-nyc-2013-celebrate_b_4384689.html) 4 December 2013.

“Six Summit Small Salon event during Ivoryton Illuminations” Shoreline Times. 20 November 2013 (http://www.shorelinetimes.com/articles/2013/11/20/life/doc528d3ce7d11d1302412054.txt?viewmode=fullstory) 20 November 2013.Kulmamirov, Berik. “An International Exhibit NEW YORK-LONDON, September 12-19, 2013” Arte Fuse. 17 September 2013 (http://artefuse.com/an-international-exhibit-new-york-london-september-12-19-2013/) 17 September 2013.

Martinez, Jamie. “Unknown Art show at Space Gallery” Arte Fuse. 26 April 2013 (http://artefuse.com/unknown-art-show-at-space-gallery/) 26 April 2013.

Laluyan, Oscar. “Picture This: Let the Good Times Flow at Fountain” Arte Fuse. 11 March 2013 (http://artefuse.com/2013/03/arte-fuse-contemporary-art-fountain-art-fair/) 11 March 2013.

Cojo “Art Juggernaut”. “Single Fare 3 Art Metrocard Mob Opening” Art Sucks. 13 February 2013 (http://www.artsucks.com/blog/2013/feb13/single-fare-2-13-13.php) 13 February 2013.

Galperina, Marina. “‘Stop and Frisk Metrocard Art” Animal. 8 February 2013 (http://animalnewyork.com/2013/stop-and-frisk-metrocard-art/) 8 February 2013.

Laluyan, Oscar. “‘Eye See Fabulousity” Arte Fuse. 12 December 2012 (http://artefuse.com/2012/12/chelsea-art-gallery-group-art-exhibition-curated-by-tracy-von-becker-legge-arte-fuse-contemporary-art-new-york-december-2012/) 12 December 2012.

Kulmamirov, Berik. “Featured show: American Visual Art at the Marina Tsvetaeva Museum in Moscow” Arte Fuse. 27 November 2012 (http://artefuse.com/2012/11/american-visual-art-the-marina-tsvetaeva-museum-moscow-russia-arte-fuse-contemporary-art/) 27 November 2012.

Pierz, Alison. “Fairly Slow Art on Governors Island, New York” Slow Art Day. 22 September 2012 (http://www.slowartday.com/fairly-slow-art-on-governors-island-new-york/) 22 September 2012.

Hortillosa, Summer Dawn. “‘The Edge of Un-Pretty’ art show opening at Maxwell’s in Hoboken ” The Jersey Journal. 21 September 2012 (http://www.nj.com/jjournal-news/index.ssf/2012/09/the_edge_of_un-pretty_art_show.html) 21 September 2012.

Beer, Jonathan. “Studio Visit-The Lounge Underground” Art-Rated. 12 September 2012 (http://art-rated.com/?p=624) 12 September 2012.

Laluyan, Oscar. “Colleen Blackard Changes How We Perceive Art” ArteFuse. 20 August 2012 (http://artefuse.com/2012/08/colleen-blackard-changes-how-we-perceive-art/) 20 August 2012.

Martinez, Jaime. “Shifting Perception” ArteFuse. 27 July 2012 (http://artefuse.com/2012/07/shifting-perception/) 27 July 2012.

Juste Poets, “Le Mot Juste 2012” Book Cover Rochester, NY, June 2012.

In Cages Album Art, 2012

Martinez, Jaime. “Conception gives back” ArteFuse. 25 April 2012 (http://artefuse.com/2012/04/conception-gives-back/) 25 April 2012.

Martinez, Jaime. “Digable Arts Festival 2012 | Monroe Center of Arts | Hoboken NJ” ArteFuse. 23 April 2012 (http://artefuse.com/2012/04/digable-arts-festival-2012-monroe-center-of-arts-hoboken-nj/) 23 April 2012.

Martinez, Jaime. “Fading Memories; Emerging Spirit” ArteFuse. 13 April 2012 (http://artefuse.com/2012/04/fading-memories-emerging-spirit/) 13 April 2012.

Laluyan, Oscar A. “Birth of Collectively Cool” ArteFuse. 26 Feb 2012 (http://artefuse.com/2012/02/the-birth-of-collectively-cool/) 26 Feb 2012.

Martinez, Jaime. “The Contrast Art Show: A Clear Cut Above” ArteFuse. 25 Feb 2012 (http://artefuse.com/2012/02/the-contrast-art-show-a-clear-cut-above/) 25 Feb 2012.

Martinez, Jaime. “The Contrast Art Show is back!” ArteFuse. 22 Feb 2012 (http://artefuse.com/2012/02/the-contrast-art-show-is-back/?pid=421) 22 Feb 2012.

Martinez, Jaime. “Giving Birth to Underground Art in Tribeca: Conception II” ArteFuse. 27 Jan 2012 (http://artefuse.com/2012/01/giving-birth-to-underground-art-in-tribeca-conception-ii/) 27 Jan 2012.

Martinez, Jaime. “CONCEPTION TRIBECA II – ART EVENT” ArteFuse. 11 Jan 2012 (http://artefuse.com/2012/01/conception-tribeca-ii-art-event/) 11 Jan 2012.

Martinez, Jaime. “Conception Night in Tribeca NYC” ArteFuse. 29 Oct 2011 (http://artefuse.com/2011/10/conception-night-in-tribeca-nyc/) 29 Oct 2011.

Martinez, Jaime. “Check out: Colleen Blackard’s solo show at American Art Gallery from Nov. 30 – Dec. 13th” ArteFuse. 1 Dec 2010 (http://artefuse.com/2010/12/check-out-colleen-blackard%E2%80%99s-solo-show-at-american-art-gallery-from-nov-30-%E2%80%93-dec-13th/) 1 Dec 2010.

Kuchera, John C. “Colleen Blackard Solo Art Show” 28 Nov 2010 (http://www.artslant.com/ny/events/show/138302-colleen-blackard-solo-art-show) 28 Nov 2010.

Martinez, Jaime. “The Contrast Art Show took over NYC on Nov 11th and 12th at 320 studios hosted by John Stavros and put together by Jack Davletshin” ArteFuse. 14 Nov 2010 (http://artefuse.com/2010/11/the-contrast-art-show-takes-over-nyc-at-320-studios-hosted-by-john-stavros/) 14 Nov 2010.

Michal, Julia. “Special Event: ‘No Biting!’” Feel The Art in New York City. 14 Nov 2010 (http://feeltheart.wordpress.com/2010/07/23/special-event-no-biting/) 23 July 2010.

Caldwell, Nicole. ” Better Farm Holds First Art Opening.” [Weblog entry.] Better Farm. 3 July 2010. (http://blog.betterfarm.org/2010/07/better-farm-holds-first-art-opening.html#more) 3 July 2010.

Abbott, KV. “Colleen Blackard.” [Weblog entry.] TimeForFrida. 3 Jan 2010. (http://timeforfrida.blogspot.com/2010/01/colleen-blackard.html) 26 Feb 2010.

 

 

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