Resume

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2008
The Philadelphia Etchings; The Print Center; Philadelphia, PA

2004
All that Remains; Abington Art Center; Jenkintown. PA

2003
Janet Towbin; Tadu Contemporary Art; Santa Fe, NM

2000
Janet Towbin: Obsession and Reinvention; The Butler Institute of American Art; Salem, OH

1998
The Seduction of Black; The Westmoreland Museum of American Art; Greensburg, PA

1996
Alchemical Blue; The Hewlett Gallery; Carnegie Mellon University; Pittsburgh, PA

1995
Meditations on a Black Stone; Pittsburgh Center for the Arts; Pittsburgh, PA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016
Santo Press: Finding Relief in the Desert; Sky Harbor International Airport, Terminal 4; Phoenix, AZ
Visions of Grandeur; Curated by Marshall Shore; Chartreuse Gallery; Phoenix, AZ
Printed Matter; curated by Tim Jag; Offroad Productions Artspace; Santa Fe, NM
REPRINT! Printed Matter II; 555conTEMPORARY; Taos, NM

2015
Collecting for the Twenty-First Century; NAU Art Museum; Flagstaff, AZ
Summer Exhibit: Gallery Store Artists; The Print Center; Philadelphia, PA
Smaller than a Bread Box; Curated by Vicky A. Clark; BE2 Gallery; Pittsburgh, PA
Contemporary Forum Art Auction; Phoenix Art Museum; Phoenix, AZ
Back and Forth; Curated by Vicky A. Clark; BE2 Gallery; Pittsburgh, PA
The Survey of Purchase Prizes (1978 – 2009); Spruance Art Center; Arcadia University; Philadelphia, PA

2014
Seen in Pittsburgh: Works on Paper by Women; curated by Graham Shearing; FrameHouse; Pittsburgh, PA
M8K Marks; Mesa Contemporary Art Museum; Mesa, AZ
Editions/Artist’s Book Fair 2014; The Print Center; New York, NY

2013
Calendar: The 5-Year Retrospective; Mesa Contemporary Art Museum; Mesa, AZ.
Cast of Characters; 709 Penn Gallery; Pittsburgh, PA

2012
Cast of Characters; Clarion University; Clarion, PA
Multiple Encounters 2012; Indo-US Print Exhibition; Lalit Kala Akademi Galleries; The National Academy of Art; New Delhi, India and Lucknow, India

2011
Donald Judd Remix; Fe Art Gallery; Pittsburgh, PA and Clarion University; Clarion, PA

2010
See/Perceive: An Exhibition of Sensory Work by Bob Adams and Janet Towbin; Modified Arts; Phoenix, AZ
C.R. Ettinger Studio Selections; Philagrafika 2010 Independent Projects; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2009
Four Perspectives on Fifty Years; The Westmoreland Museum of American Art; Greensburg, PA

2007
Popular Salon of the People; Carnegie Museum of Art; Pittsburgh, PA
81st Annual International Print Competition: Printmaking; The Print Center; Philadelphia,  PA
Faculty Exhibit; Moore College of Art and Design; Philadelphia, PA

2006
Martha Gelarden, Terri Saulin and Janet Towbin; The Moore Gallery at The Kimmel Center; Philadelphia, PA
Philagrafika Print Exhibition; William Penn Foundation, Philadelphia, PA
AAF; Seven-O-Seven Contemporary Gallery Booth; Chelsea, NY
Works on Paper—2006; Arcadia University Art Gallery; Glenside, PA
IFPDAP Print Fair; Works on Paper Gallery booth; NYC

2005
Group Exhibition; Liz Spungen Fine Art; Exhibit 231; Philadelphia, PA

2004
C.R. Ettinger Studio Recent Editions; The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Moore College of Art and Design Faculty Exhibit; Philadelphia, PA
Several Steps Removed; Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial; Philadelphia, PA
Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2004; The State Museum of Pennsylvania; Harrisburg, PA
PA National Juried Print Exhibition-2004; Sumei Arts Center; Newark, NJ
National Spring Open Juried Exhibition; Wayne Art Center; Wayne, PA
Work on Paper-2004; Arcadia University Art Gallery; Glenside, PA

2003
Labor; Abington Art Center; Jenkintown, PA
Works on Paper; Perkins Center for the Arts; Moorestown, NJ
On the Walls; Main Line Art Center; Haverford, PA

2001
Group Show: Julia Bornefeld, Robert Petersen and Janet Towbin; Works on Paper; Philadelphia, PA

2000
The 64th Annual Midyear Exhibition; Butler Institute of American Art; Youngstown OH
Crosscurrents; The University of Pittsburgh Galleries; Pittsburgh, PA

1999 
89th Annual Associated Artists of Pittsburgh; Carnegie Museum of Art; Pittsburgh, PA
63rd Annual Midyear Exhibition; The Butler Institute of American Art; Youngstown, OH
8-Hour Drawings; Allegheny College; Meadville, PA

1998  
Annual Associated Artists of Pittsburgh; Carnegie Museum of Art; Pittsburgh,   PA
The 62nd Annual Midyear Exhibition; Butler Institute of American Art; Youngstown, OH
The 75th Annual Spring Show; Erie Art Museum; Erie, PA
The Artist as Curator; Concept Art Gallery; Pittsburgh, PA

1997
87th Annual Associated Artists of Pittsburgh;
Carnegie Museum of Art; Pittsburgh, PA
61st Annual Midyear Exhibition; Butler Institute of American Art; Youngstown, OH
Group A Invitational: Towbin, Ludwig, Commanderos and Amidi; McDonough Museum of Art; Youngstown State University; Youngstown, OH
26th Bradley National Print and Drawing Exhibition; Bradley University; Peoria, IL
On Paper; Carnegie Museum of Art; Pittsburgh, PA

1996
Group A: Boxes; The Hewlett Gallery; Carnegie Mellon University; Pittsburgh, PA
Drawing and Beyond: an Exploration of the Process of Making Marks; Gallery in the Square; Pittsburgh, PA

SELECTED AWARDS

2004
Arcadia University Purchase Award; Works on Paper-2004; Arcadia University

1997
The Leon Arkus Award; 87th Annual Associated Artists Exhibition; The Carnegie Museum

1995
Art for AIDS; Persad; Pittsburgh, PA; First Prize

1994
The Carnegie Museum of Art Purchase Award; 84th Annual Associated Artists Exhibition; The Carnegie Museum

RESIDENCIES AND INTERNSHIPS

2013-Present
Mesa Center for the Arts
Artist in Residence; Print Studio

2009-2011
Mesa Center for the Arts
Artist in Residence; Print Studio

2004
Cooper Union School of Art
Summer Residency Program in Printmaking

2002
The Fabric Workshop and Museum

2002-03 Internship:
The Leonardo Drew Project

2003
Spring Apprenticeship Program

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2010
Arizona State University
Tempe, Arizona
Printmaking Department

2003-2007
Moore College of Art and Design
Philadelphia, PA
Adjunct Professor of Art; Textile Design and Basics

1998-1999
Carnegie Mellon University; School of Art
Pittsburgh, PA
Adjunct Professor of Art: Lithography

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

The Carnegie Museum of Art
The Butler Institute of American Art
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art
Heinz Endowments Collection
The Free Library of Philadelphia Print Collection
Arcadia University
Andaz Scottsdale Resort and Spa