Joan Kahn

EDUCATION
1977–1979 University of Wisconsin, Madison: M.A., M.F.A., Painting and Sculpture
1971–1976 University of Wisconsin, Madison: B.S. Honors, Painting and Printmaking Minor concentration, Art History

Other Schools Attended:
Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, CA; Rider College, NJ; Tyler School of Art, PA; Lake Placid School of Art, NY; Princeton University, NJ, University of Maine, ME

TEACHING POSITIONS
Currently
Professor: Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, CA; Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA

SOLO AND GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2011 Assemblages, Select Design, Burlington, VT
2009 Wood Show, Big Town Gallery, Rochester, Vermont
2009 News of the World, Faculty Exhibition, Pasadena City College, CA
2009 4th of July, One Week Only, Jancar Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2009 On the Down Low Exhibition, The Attic, Los Angeles, CA
2009 West Coast Painters, Andrew Shire Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2008 Faculty Exhibition, Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, CA
2008 Edges and Boundaries, Jancar Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2008 iCandy, Current Abstraction in Southern California, Inaugural Exhibition Cypress College Art Gallery, Cypress, CA
2007 Keeping It Straight, Right Angles and Hard Edges in Contemporary Southern California Art, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
2007 Pillow Talk, Small Comforts in Hard Times, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2007 Works on Paper, The Brewery Project, Los Angeles, CA
2006 Faculty Exhibition, Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA
2006 Plasma CD, 2003,’04,’05,’06, Film Art LA, Los Angeles, CA
2006 Faculty Exhibition, Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, CA
2006 Group, Domestic Setting, Los Angeles, CA
2005 Faculty Exhibition, Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA
2004 Faculty Exhibition, Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA
2003 Painting Today, The Art Institute of California, Santa Ana, CA
2003 One person, Measure, Cypress College Art Gallery, Cypress, CA
2003 No Chaser; Straight Ahead Abstract Painting, Post, Los Angeles, CA
2002 Two person, Recent Paintings, Dawn Arrowsmith and Joan Kahn, Acuna Hansen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2002 Kaleidoscope: Color Systems in Painting, Raid Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2002 Digital Print Portfolio, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA
2001 Faculty Exhibition, Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, CA
2001 Hand Painted, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA
2001 Mixed Bag, Raid Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2001 Inauguration of Architecture M, Long Beach, California, CA
2001 Rising Tide, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA
2000 Ten Degrees of Abstraction, Biola University Gallery, La Mirada, CA
2000 Sextet, in the key of space, Burning Lotus Studios, Los Angeles, CA
2000 LA. Abstraction, Santa Monica College Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2000 The Part to the Whole, Laband Gallery, Loyola University, Los Angeles, CA
1999 Faculty Exhibition, Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, CA
1999 The Arroyo Arts Collective Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, Eagle Rock Community Cultural Center, Los Angeles
1999 Good Paintings Make You Want to Paint, POST downtown, Los Angeles, CA
1998 Two person, Joan Kahn and Linda Kallan: Paintings, The Arroyo Arts Collective Sixth
1998 Discovery Tour of Art and Architecture, Mt. Washington, CA
1998 Faculty Exhibition, Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, CA
1997 Shelter, The Brandeis-Bardin Institute, Brandeis, CA
1993 Faculty Exhibition, Pierce College, Woodland Hills, CA
1988 Figure dallo Sfondo, Palazzo dei Diamanti, Ferrara, Italy
1986 Two person, Joan Kahn and James Larsen, St. Stephen's Chapel Gallery, Rome, Italy
1984 In-a-Sense: 27 New Jersey Artists, Winner First Cash Award, Bergen Museum of Art and Science, Paramus, NJ
1982 One person, Set for Princeton Ballet Society, Princeton, NJ
1982 Connections, Western Electric Gallery, Hopewell, NJ
1982 Pieced Work, 26 Federal Plaza, NYC. Competition NYC Women in the Arts
1981 One person, Madison Art Center, Madison, Wisconsin
1981 Wisconsin Union Invitational, Madison, WI
1981 One person, Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI.
1980 One person, Tenny Park, Madison, WI. Funded by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board
1980 One person, Southeastern Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO
1979 Faculty Show, Southeastern Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO
1979 Two person, Page Coleman and Joan Kahn, Wisconsin Union, Madison, WI
1979 51st Annual Union Show, Memorial Union, Madison, WI
1979 National Small Painting Purchase Exhibition, Museum Gallery, Western Illinois U, Macomb, IL
1978 One person, Painted Work, Center Gallery, Madison, WI
1978 National Invitational Exhibition, State University College, New Paltz, NY

SELECTED COLLECTIONS
Brian McPherson, Los Angeles, CA
Craig Deines, Pomona, CA
Gene Ogami, Claremont, CA
Kathryn L. Beranich and Stephanie Friedenreich, Los Angeles, CA
Carolie Parker, Altadena, CA
Sandy O’Rourke, Pasadena, CA
Mimi Sander, Boulder, CO
Noel Korten, Los Angeles, CA
Julie and Scott Ward, Pasadena, CA
Walter Yoka, Los Angeles, CA
Andy Schwartz, Los Angeles, CA
Cherie Benner Davis, Los Angeles, CA
Alissa and Barry Duel, Long Beach, CA
Susan and Jim Crawford, San Marino, CA
Meg and Brian Aldrich, South Pasadena, CA
Toni McDonald Pang, Irvine, CA
Ruth Shor, Newport, Rhode Island
Larry Agran, Irvine, CA
Jeff Tuck and David Richards, Los Angeles, CA
John Marc Edwards, Los Angeles, CA
Libby Breen, Pasadena, CA
Julie McManus, Los Angeles, CA
Robert Darretta, Princeton, NJ
Nancy Manter, New York, NY
Patty Hansen, Rome, Italy
Carmen Rinaldi, Rome, Italy
Susan Yablon, Chicago, IL
Kyle Berney, Madison, WI
Kahn Family:
Hannah Kahn, Princeton, NJ
Martin Kahn, Princeton, NJ
Peter Kahn, Amherst, Mass

PUBLICATIONS
2002 Max Presneill, “Kaleidoscope: Color Systems in Painting,” Catalog Essay, Raid Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2000 Peter Frank, “Galleries: Pick of the Week,” LA Weekly, March 3–9
2000 Peter Frank, “Galleries: Pick of the Week,” LA Weekly, February 11–7
2000 Chris Miles, The Part to the Whole, Catalog Essay, Laband Art Gallery, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA
1997 Ulysses Martinez and Daniel Torres, “Budget cuts etch out the Art Gallery,” Pierce College Round-up, Woodland Hills, CA, October 1
1988 Dede Auregli and Cristina Marabini, Figure dallo Sfondo 3 Catalog, Commune di Ferrara, Galleria, Civica D’Arte Moderna, Palazzo dei Diamanti, February 28–April 5
1984 Eileen Watkins, “Hands on approach livens Bergen exhibit,” The Star Ledger, Paramus, NJ, June 22
1984 Judith Harris, In-A-Sense Catalog, Bergen Museum of Art and Science, Paramus, NJ, June 5–Aug 5
1982 Ann Woolfolk, “Where science connects with art,” Town Topics, Princeton, NJ, April 21
1982 Sabra Moore and The New York Chapter of the Women’s Caucus for Art, Views by Women Artists Catalog, New York City, NY, February
1981 Mary Eckardt, “North High Hosts Artist-in-Residence,” The Sheboygan Press, Sheboygan, WI, March 18
1981 “Paint, imagination turn scrap to art,” Post-Crescent, New London, WI, October 22
1981 Sherry Rindt, “From a Storeroom to a Work of Art,” Press-Star, New London, WI
1979 Carole Huber, “A look at earth, air, water, and fire”, The Southeast Missourian, Cape Girardeau, MO, December 31
1979 “Joan Kahn brings her artistic skills to lab school,” Bulletin-Journal, Cape Girardeau, MO, November 11
1978 Joel Safranek, “Stark geometry, bold colors mix in Center Gallery exhibit,” Press Connection, Madison, Wisconsin, November 17





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