Resume

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019

Patterns of Obsession; Mesa Museum of Contemporary Art; Mesa, AZ

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

2019

Messages in Ink, Women in Print; Civic Center Public Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ.

Arizona Print Invitational; Davis Dominguez Gallery; Tucson, AZ

First Impressions; Mesa Contemporary Art Museum; Mesa, AZ

Occupied; Cobra Flute Projects; Phoenix, AZ

2018

Facets; The Balcony at London Gold; Scottsdale, AZ

Choice Cuts 2; The Lodge Art Studio; Phoenix, AZ

Group A 75th Anniversary Exhibit; Pittsburgh Center for the Arts; Pittsburgh, PA

2017

Santo Press: The First Eight Years; Chandler Center for the Arts Gallery; Chandler, AZ

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

2013-2016

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

Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum

Heinz Endowments Collection

The Free Library of Philadelphia Print Collection

Arcadia University

Andaz Scottsdale Resort and Spa