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Jan Griffin

BIOGRAPHY

Education


Kent State University, Kent, Ohio


Marshall University, Huntington, WV


Mitch Lyons; Monoprint/Clay, Gropius  Workshop, Huntington Museum of Art, WV 2001


Sandy Skoglund: Installation, Gropius  Workshop, Huntington Museum of Art, WV 1995


April Gornik: Landscape, Gropius  Workshop, Huntington Museum of Art, WV


 


Solo Exhibitions


2004  Lowry Center, Wooster, OH 2004


1997  The Art Store, Charleston, WV; with chair maker Tom Lynch


1995  Ten Circle Gallery, Oriental, NC.


1987  The Art Store, Charleston, WV; with photographer Frank “Tico” Herrera.


1986  Parkersburg, WV


1985  West Virginia Artists and Craftsmen Guild.


1984  University of Charleston (Morris Harvey College), Charleston, WV.


1984  Bluefield State College, Bluefield, WV.


1981  First National Bank of South Charleston, WV


1979  Bluefield State College, Bluefield, WV.


1977  Ravenswood Library, Ravenswood, WV.


1976  Ripley Library, Ripley, WV.


1976  The Art Store, Charleston, WV


 


Invitational Exhibitions


Small Works, The Art Store, Charleston, WV 2011


arT-Shirts, The Art Store, Charleston, WV 2011


Small Wonders, The Art Store, Charleston, WV, 2009


Small Works, The Art Store, Charleston, WV 2008


Best of Summer, The Art Store, Charleston, WV 2008


Allegany Highland Art Center, Clifton Forge, VA, HEADWTAERS OF THE DAN 2007


River Arts Festival, Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Charleston, WV 2007


Komax, S Charleston, WV. MINIATURES 2007


Huntington Museum of Art, WV,  SLIDE JAM, Huntington WV 2005


National League of American Pen Women, University of Charleston  2004


Stifel Fine Arts Center, COLLECTIVE IMPRERSSIONS, Wheeling, WV 2003


WV State Museum, Cultural Center, Charleston, WV, THREE PRINTERS 2002


Cider Painters of America, Dallas, PA  2001


Greenbrier Valley Theater, WV 2001


The Art Store, Charleston, WV; 2005, 2002, 1998, 1996, 1992, 1990, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983


Beckley Newspapers, Beckley, WV; Charleston Branch of the National League of American Pen Women  1999


Allegheny Highlands Arts and Crafts Center, Clifton Forge, VA; Silk Screen at its Best.  1999


University of Charleston, Charleston, WV, Allied Artists Personal Favorites. 1998


Tamarack, Beckley, WV;  Dynamics of Color.  1996


West Virginia Cultural Center, State Museum; June Kilgore, The Next Generation.  1995


WV Governor’s Mansion; Arts & Letters Series; West Virginia Masters: Still Working.  1995


West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV; No Common Denominator.  1993


University of Charleston, Charleston, WV; Critic’s Choice.  1989


The Art Store, Charleston, WV; In Search of the West Virginia Experience.  1988


West Virginia State College, Institute, WV; Print Invitational.  1987


Sunrise Museums, Charleston, WV; Up Against The Wall.  1987


Fisher Ridge Winery, Dunbar, WV; Toast The Arts.  1986


WV Cultural Center, State Museum, Charleston, WV; Gallery Eleven Invitational.  1985


Mountain State Arts & Craft Fair, Cedar Lakes, Ripley, WV; Invitational.  1984  1980


West Virginia University, Mountainlair, Morgantown, WV; Regional Women Artists.  1984


Sunrise Museums (Sunrise Art Gallery), Charleston, WV; Invitational.  1984


Appalachian Community Services Network, Washington, DC.  1982


Ghent Galleries, Norfolk, VA; Invitational.  1980


Cedar Lakes Art and Craft Invitational, Ripley, WV; Invitational.  1980


Oak Hill Art Center, Oak Hill, WV; Invitational.  1978


West Virginia Cultural Center, State Museum; Inaugural Exhibition.  1977


Parkersburg Art Center, Parkersburg, WV.; Invitational.  1977


West Virginia Cultural Center, State Museum; International Women’s Year Invitational.  1977


West Virginia State College, Institute, WV; Religious Art Invitational.  1976


Invitational - continued


Parkersburg Art Center, Parkersburg, WV;  Invitational.  1973


Morris Harvey College (University of Charleston), Charleston, WV; Women’s Watercolor.   1972


 


Juried Exhibitions and Awards


Charleston Branch of the National League of American Pen Women Exhibition,2004, 1998, 1995, 1988,1986 (Award), 1981 (Awards),  1979, 1974 (Award), 1973 (Awards).


West Virginia Juried Exhibition, WV Cultural Center, State Museum, Charleston, WV, 2003 (Award), 2001, 1997 (traveled), 1991, 1983, 1981.


Avampato Discovery Museum, APPALACHIN CORRIDORS Exhibition, Charleston, WV 2003


Museum in the Community. WV Artists & Craftsmen Guild, and Wheeling Artisans Center 2002


Robeson Gallery, PA State University, State College, PA, IMAGES 2002


Cultural Center of Fine Arts, Parkersburg, WV, REALISM 2002


Annual International Exhibition of Fine Art Miniatures, Strathmore Hall Arts Center, Bethesda, MD 2001


The Best You've Got, The Townhouse Gallery, 2001


13th Annual National Realism, Cultural Center of Fine Arts, Parkersburg, WV 2002, (Award ) 2001


Associated Artists of  Winston - Salem, NC  2001


Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences.  2001


16th Annual Chambersburg Area Council for the Arts, MD. MINIATURE ART 2000.  2000


67th Annual Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Engravers Society, Strathmore Hall Arts Center, N. Bethesda MD. (Award)  2000


Allied Artists of West Virginia Exhibition, 2000, 1998, 1992, 1986, 1985, 1981 (Award), 1978, 1977, 1976 (Award), 1975, 1974 (Award), 1973 (Award), 1972, 1971.


Crosscurrents; Stifel Fine Arts Center, Wheeling, WV, 1998, 1997 (Award),1998, 1997 (Award), 1996, 1994, 1993, 1991, 1989, 1985.


280 Exhibition; Huntington Galleries (Huntington Museum of Art),1997, 1982 (Award), 1980 (Award), 1977 (Award).


Purely Poetry, Townhouse Gallery, Sistersville, WV  1996


Townhouse Gallery Annual, Sistersville, WV 1995 (Award), 1994 (Award) 1994 (Award), 1993 (Award).


Porsche Parade Art Annual, Lake Placid, NY, 1994 (Award), 1981 (Award).


Tri-State Artists , Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV, 1991 (Award) 1990, 1986, 1984, 1980 Ashland, KY.


Ashland Art Center Annual, Ashland KY, 1986 (Award).


Rhododendron Outdoor Art Festival, State Capitol Grounds, Charleston, WV; 2000 (Award), 1999 (Award), 1998 (Award), 1997 (Award), 1986 (Award), 1985 (Award), 1984 (Award), 1983 (Award), 1982 (Award), 1979 (Award), 1978 (Award), 1976 (Award), 1975 (Award), 1973 (Award).


Print, Painting, Drawing Exhibition, Parkersburg Art Center, Parkersburg, WV,  1982.


Mountain State Art and Craft Fair Exhibition, Cedar Lakes, Ripley, WV, 1981 (Award), 1980 (Award), 1979.


River Cities Third Annual, Huntington Museum of Art (Huntington Galleries), 1981 (Award).


National League of American Pen Women Biennial Exhibition, 1982 Atlanta, GA, 1976 Kennedy Center, Washington, DC.                      


Gallery 1897, Lewisburg, WV, 1982 (Award).


Miniature Exhibition, Charleston Art Gallery (Sunrise Museums), Charleston, WV, 1979


Stockton California National Print and Drawing Exhibition, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA, 1978.


Graphics and Drawing Exhibition, Charleston Art Gallery (Sunrise Museum), Charleston, WV,  1974, 1973, 1970.


 


Publications (included in)


INKLINGS. Published by the Charleston Branch of the National League of American Pen Women.


THE SOURCE BOOK FOR WOMEN WHO CREATE,  1986.  Published by the Center for Women’s Studies, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV. Edited by Adams, Miles, Yoder.


 


 


Collections


Battleridge Companies, Charleston, WV


Blue Cross Blue Shield of West Virginia


Charleston Area Imaging Center CAMC, Charleston, WV


Cultural Center of Fine Arts, Parkersburg, WV


Custom Office Furniture, Charleston, WV


Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Baltimore Branch, Baltimore, MD


FMC  Corporation, WV


Hamilton Dental Clinic


Huntington Museum of Art (Huntington Galleries), Huntington, WV


Mountain State Arts and Crafts Fair at Cedar Lakes, Ripley, WV


Lewis, Ciccerello, Friedberg, Charleston, WV  1989, 1987


Perkham Technology, Charlotte, NC


State of West Virginia


Sunrise Museums, Charleston, WV


United National Bank (Kanawha Banking & Trust), Charleston, WV


 


United National Bank (First Empire Savings & Loan), Charleston, WV


University of Charleston, Charleston, WV, EMMA BYRA GALLERY


Veteran’s Administration, Huntington, WV


West Virginia American Water, Charleston, WV


 


Listed


WORLD’S WHO’S WHO OF WOMEN ,Fifth Edition, 1979.                                              .  


DICTIONARY OF INTERNATIONAL BIOGRAPHY, Volume Fifteen, 1978.  Published by International Bio Center, Cambridge, England.            .


AMERICAN ARTISTS OF RENOWN, 1981-82 Edition. Published by Wilson Publishing, Gilmar, Texas.


 


Commissions, Demonstrations and Teaching Experiences


Channel 8 Interview, Charleston, WV. Promotion for the Allied Artists of West Virginia,  2000.


The Art Company, Davis, WV. Demonstrated silkscreen process, 1995.


West Virginia/Ohio Sheep Association’s First Annual Sheep and Wool Festival, Ripley, WV.  Designed limited edition prints and note cards, 1994


Bob Evans Farms Craft Barn, Rio Grande, OH. Demonstrated silk-screened note cards, 1994.


WV Parkways Economic Development and Tourism.  Contracted for wearable art pins, BUTTON BOX, 1994.


YWCA, Charleston, WV.  Instructor Multi-Art Technique classes, 1993, 1992.


Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV.  BEAT logo, 1992


Mountain Trading Company.  Charleston, WV.  Designed Wearable Art Sweatshirts, 1992. 


Kanawha/Charleston Humane Association, Charleston, WV.  Designed  logo for fund raising campaign. 1992.


Sunrise Museums, Charleston, WV. Commissioned silkscreen print, North Portico, edition of 300, 1983.                


Wayne County Art Council, Wayne County, WV. Artist-in-Residence, 1978.


 


Gallery Affiliations


The Art Store, Charleston, West Virginia


Alleghany Highlands Art and Crafts Center, Clifton Forge, VA


 


Memberships


National League of American Pen Women


Allied Artists of West Virginia


Charter Member of the National Museum of Women in the Arts