Colleen Blackard

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY and Austin, TX



2021      Top 5 Shows in Texas, Glasstire | Texas Visual Art News and Reviews, April 2021

2017      Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, Pollock-Krasner Foundation, August 2017

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

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



2020      PLAYA Artist Residency, Summer Lake, OR. Residency date: October 2021

2020      Jentel Artist Residency, Banner, WY. Residency date: September 2021

2019      Cill Rialaig Artist Residency, Ballinskelligs, Co. Kerry, Ireland, October 2019

2013      WPA – Women Printmakers of Austin Keyholder Residency, Austin, TX, Summer 2013

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




The Abandoned Series: Returning, Redbud Gallery, Houston, TX


ACA Galleries Benefit Event, Chelsea, NY


Shifting Perceptions, Orchard Windows Gallery, Lower East Side, NY

Fading Memories; Emerging Spirit, Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY


For the Universe, Hampshire College Main Gallery, MA




Jason McCoy Gallery, NYC

Kean University, Union, NJ

Glade Gallery, The Woodlands, TX


Calicornucopia 9, Calico, Brooklyn, NY

AHA Gallery, Queens, NY


Calicornucopia 8, Calico, Brooklyn, NY

Myeongdong International Art Festival, Seoul, KR

Mrs. Gallery, Hampshire College Benefit, NYC

Postcards from the Edge, Visual Aids, Bortolami, NYC


Calicornucopia 7, Calico Brooklyn, Greenpoint, NY

Your Presence is Requested, Arcilesi Homberg Fine Art at SFA Projects, Lower East Side, NY


Vitamin C, Abrons Art Center, Lower East Side, NY

Single Fare 4, Highline Stages, Chelsea, NY

ACA Galleries Event, Chelsea, NY


Sla307 Non-Profit Art Space, New York, NY

Columbia University, New York, NY

BFP Creative, Brooklyn, NY

Owen James Gallery, Brooklyn, NY


Pleiades Gallery, New York, NY

Galerie Protégé, New York, NY

ISSO Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, NY


Van Der Plas Gallery, New York, NY

BFP Creative, Brooklyn, NY

Conception Gallery, New York, NY

Fridge Art Fair, NYC

ISSO Gallery, Tokyo, Japan


Six Summit Gallery, CT

Curate NYC at Gallery Brooklyn, NY

HOUSE Gallery, London, UK

Fountain Art Fair, Lexington Ave. Armory, NYC

RH Gallery, NY


Marina Tsvetaeva Museum, Moscow, Russia

GLAAD Art Auction, Chelsea, NY

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

Art Takes Times Square, Times Square, NY

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

Dino Eli Gallery, Lower East Side, NYC


Rush Arts Gallery, Chelsea, NYC

GLAAD OUTAuction, Metropolitan Pavilion, NY

Greenpoint Gallery Winners Circle Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY

The Grady Alexis Gallery, New York, NY

Sloan Fine Art, New York, NY


Orchard Windows Gallery, Lower East Side, NY

320 Studios, New York, NY


Valley Hands, Northampton, MA

Northampton Center for the Arts, MA

Hampshire College Main Gallery, MA


Eli Marsh Gallery, Amherst, MA

Real Gallery, Austin, TX


Eli Marsh Gallery, Amherst, MA

Hampshire College Main Gallery, MA



Pierogi Gallery Flat Files, Brooklyn, NY

Marina Tsvetaeva Museum, Moscow, Russia

Amherst College, MA



2020 Painting Marathon with Fran O’Neill, New York Studio School, NYC

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



Artspace Editors. “Colleen Blackard – ‘From an early age I found it easier to communicate with gestures and pictures than with words’” Artspace, July 19, 2021. ( 19 July 2021.

Keane, Alan. “The Source – The Artist’s Well” Dublin, Ireland, October 2021.

Glasstire. “Top Five: April 1, 2021” Glasstire. April. 1 2021 ( 1 April. 2021.

Selvin, Claire. “Pollock-Krasner Foundation Names 2017–18 Grantees” ARTnews. Oct. 10 2018 ( 10 Oct. 2018.

Williams, Austin R. “New & Notable: Colleen Blackard” Drawing Magazine May 2017: 80. Print.

Williams, Austin R. “Why Colleen Blackard is an Artist to Watch” Artists Network. May 29, 2017 ( ) 29 May 2017.

Moak, Julia. “Thursday Spotlight: Colleen Blackard Travels At Lightspeed Into Infinity with Ballpoint Pen” Greenpointers. June 29, 2017 ( June 29, 2017

Theodore, Stephanie. “See My Friends: Owen James Gallery” Two Coats of Paint. February 12, 2016 ( ) 12 Feb 2016.

Irving, Audrey. “Colleen Blackard Q&A” Pierogi Gallery. July 12, 2015 ( 12 July 2015.

“Art Exhibit That Celebrates Female Artists for Women’s History Month Opens in LIC” NY1 News. March 28, ( 28 March 2015

Pana, Matt. “LIKEWISE: Episode 39 – Colleen Blackard” LIKEWISE. August 7, 2014 ( 7 Aug 2014.

“Brooklyn.” Hotel no Madokora. BS NTV. BS4, Tokyo. 19 June 2014. Television. (

Papa, Anthony. “Curate NYC 2013 Celebrates New York City as the Hub of the World Art Market” Huffington Post. 4 December 2013 ( 4 December 2013.

“Six Summit Small Salon event during Ivoryton Illuminations” Shoreline Times. 20 November 2013 ( 20 November 2013.

Laluyan, Oscar. “Colleen Blackard Changes How We Perceive Art” ArteFuse. 20 August 2012 ( 20 August 2012.