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Shoe Trees, 2007,
Woodstock, New York
(Night view with phosphorescent paint)

Barbara LaVerdiere Bachner

Born Waterville, ME.

Lives and works in New York, NY

EDUCATION
MFA, Johnson State College, Johnson, VT
BA, Magna Cum Laude, Fine Arts (Art History), New York University, NY

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2013
Color Universe, Painting Retrospective
, The TAI Group, New York, NY
Art & Jazz, LIM College, New York, NY

2012
Circle of Life
,
Dacia Gallery, New York, NY

2004
Echoes, Kleinert/James Arts Center, Woodstock, NY
Echoes, A.I.R. Gallery II, New York, NY

2003
Dream Works, Laboratory Institute of Merchandising, New York, NY
Proscenium Paintings, TAI Gallery, New York, NY

2002
Roessler Gallery, Ravensburg, Germany (two-person exhibition)
Camouflage, Gallery @ 49, New York, NY

2001
Memory into Matter, Studio D’Ars, Milan, Italy; Galleria 9 Colonne, Bologna, Italy

1999
Behind Closed Eyes II, Johnson State College, Johnson, Vermont
Behind Closed Eyes, Pen and Brush Galleries, New York, NY

1998
Testaments II, TAI Gallery, New York, NY

1997
Testaments and Veils, Woodstock Artists Association; Woodstock, NY

1995
Fusion Prints, Pen and Brush Galleries, New York, NY
Women in the Abstract, Fletcher Gallery, Woodstock, NY

1994
Coming Apart, Coming Together, TAI Gallery, New York, NY

1992
Large-Scale Multi-paneled Paintings, Kleinert Arts Center, Woodstock Guild, Woodstock, NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017
The Collage Show, MyMicrogallery, Milan, Italy. Camden Image Gallery, London, England

2015
Images of Nature and Nature of Images, Plaumann Art Gallery, Milan Italy
The Vibrancy of Being Human, Galerie Vierraumladen, Berlin, Germany

2014
Retrogarde Pro-jects, Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY

2013
Procidamerica, Artists’ Worldwide Exchange, Procid, Italy
Nothing is big or small for the Universe, Palazzo Bufalini, Citta Di Castello, (PG) Italy

2012
Transcending Physicality Through Matter, Articblue Gallery, Ibiza, Spain
Earth, Air, Water, Woodstock Artists Association and Museum, Woodstock, NY
Journey into a Secret Garden
, Onishi Gallery, New York, NY

2011
Butterfly Show
, M.U.S.E.E. Cavour, Bologna, Italy
Archeological Museum of Pitigliano, Italy
Camden Art Gallery, London, England
Eccentric Portraits, Kleinert/James Arts Center, Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, Woodstock, NY

2010
Heart, Kasia Kay Art Projects Gallery, Chicago, IL
Arts for Ulster, Woodstock Artists Association, Woodstock, NY

2009
Heart, curated by Stefania Carrozzini, Onishi Gallery, New York, NY
Eleven Pick 2, Woodstock Artists Association and Museum, Woodstock, NY
The (Un)Real City, Kasia Kay Art Projects Gallery Chicago, IL
ReMember, Kleinert James Arts Center The Woodstock Guild, Woodstock, NY
National Association of Women Artists 120th Annual Exhibition, The Salmagundi Club, New York, NY
Retrogarde, Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY

2008
Text and Context, Gallery 705, Stroudsburg, PA

2007
Ecological Integrity: On The Brink, SUNY Ulster, Stone Ridge, NY
Chinese Ideas in American Art, China Gallery, New York, NY; 2008, Gallery 705, Stroudsburg, PA
Woodstock Biennial, Kleinert/James Arts Center, Woodstock, NY
Veronamerica, Coffey Gallery & Arts Society of Kingston, Kingston, NY
PATHS: Real and Imagined, Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, Woodstock, NY
Adam’s Rib, Eve’s Air in her Hair, SOHO Chelsea Gallery, New York, NY

2006
NAWA Small Works, Karpeles Library Museum, Newburgh, NY; Port of Call Gallery, Warwick, NY
Sun and Shadow, The Tang Gallery, Bisbee, AZ
NAWA 117th Annual Exhibition, GoggleWorks, Reading, PA
How We See China Today, NY Arts Beijing Gallery, Chao Yang Qu, Beijing, China

2005
Love is in the Air, Studio d’Ars, Milan, Italy
Scarpe Diem, Studio d’Ars, Milan, Italy
Recycled/Revisited, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, State University, New Paltz, NY
Depth of the Surface, Marshall Area Fine Arts Council Gallery, Marshall, MN

2004
Depth of the Surface, William Whipple Art Gallery, Southwest Minnesota State University Art Museum, Marshall, MN
Superhighway, CVB Space, New York, NY
Shelley Parriot, Barbara Bachner and Inge Kaspar-Böhm, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
Point of View, Poughkeepsie Art Museum, Poughkeepsie, NY

2003
Shelters, Monique Goldstrom, New York, NY

2002
Identity, Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York, NY
Wanting/Wanted, Clifton Arts Center, Clifton, New Jersey
EXO, Kleinert/James Arts Center, Woodstock, NY

2001
Summer Exhibition, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, New Jersey
About Shoes, Studio D’Ars, Milan, Italy

2000
Men, Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York, NY
Dreamworlds & Neo-Surrealism at the Millennium, Attleboro Museum, Attleboro, MA
Utopia/Dystopia, Byrdcliffe Arts Colony, Woodstock, NY
Elements 2000, Ernest Rubenstein Gallery, New York, NY
Florence/New York, Orensanz Foundation, New York, NY

1999
Biennale dell’ Arte Contemporanea, Fortezza da Basso, Florence, Italy

1998
New York State Biennial, New York State Museum, Albany, NY

1996
20th Century Artists of the Woodstock Art Colonies, Krasdale Corporation Galleries, White Plains, NY
In This Time and Place, Catskill Mountain Regional Exhibition, College Art Gallery, State University of New York, New Paltz, NY

1995
NAWA Traveling Print Show, University of Kansas, Little Rock, KA; Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY; Stevens College, Columbia, MO; Alexandria Museum, Alexandria, LA; Printmaking Council of New Jersey, Somerville, NJ

1993
Color & Shape, East and West, Korean Cultural Consulate, New York, NY
International Works on Paper, City University of NY, Bayside, NY

1991
National Works on Paper, The University of Texas, Tyler, TX

1990
Watercolor U.S.A., Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Studio Visit with Barbara Bachner, video interview by Natalie Kates, Natalie Kates Projects, www.nataliekates.com/barbara-bachner, Oct. 25, 2014
vimeo.com, Oct. 25, 2014
Circle of Life, Time Out, NY,  May 3, 2012
Valenti, Leanna, Artist and Gallery Feature Alert! Barbara Bachner at Dacia Gallery, L.E.S, Art and Fashion, May 2012
Who’s Who of American Art, 2007-present
Lay, Franz Josef, “Mit Kinderschuhen und Krawatten”, Sudkurier, June 21, 2002, Ravensburg, Germany
Ceasar, Babette, “Krattige, Klare und deckende Töne”, Schwabische Zeittin, June 4, 2002, Ravensburg, Germany
McCormack, Ed, “Barbara Bachner at Gallery@49”, excerpt from “New York Notebook”, Gallery&Studio, April/May 2002, New York, NY
Carrozzini, Stefania, “If the World is Dreaming, the Dream Can Be More Real Than Reality”, Memory into Matter, exhibition catalog, 2001
Weintraub, Linda, “Barbara Bachner: Person(a)-Persona(l)”, Memory into Matter, exhibition catalog, 2001
Smotzer, Matthew, Review, “Dreamworlds: Neosurrealism in the Millennium”, Art New England, Vol. 22, #1, Dec – Jan, 2000-2001
Silverstein, Joel, “Elements 2000…at Ernest Rubenstein Gallery”, Review, March 1, 2000, New York, NY
McCormack, Ed, “Exploring Barbara Bachner’s Eventful Dream Life”, Gallery and Studio, Sep-Oct, 1999, New York, NY
D’Arcy, Joan, “Art Beat”, Daily Freeman, Dec. 12, 1997, Kingston, NY
Lane, Dakota, “Tactile Allusions, Arcane Texts”, Woodstock Times, Woodstock, NY, Nov. 13, 1997
Lane, Dakota, “Cooperative Creativity”, Woodstock Times, Woodstock, NY, Sept. 11, 1997
McCormack, Ed, “Barbara L. Bachner, an Abstract Painter for the Postmodern Age”, ARTSPEAK, Vol. XVII, No. 1, Sept. 1994, New York, NY

 

ARTIST’S BOOK
“Behind Closed Eyes”, New York, NY, 1998

SELECTED AWARDS
2017
Who’s Who Lifetime Achievement Award

2004
Travel grant, U.S. Embassy, Berlin, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin

1999
“Lorenzo II Magnifico” Medal, Award for Lifetime Achievement in Art; Biennale dell’ Arte Contemporanea, Florence, Italy

1998
N.A.W.A. Medal of Honor for Work on Canvas, Elizabeth Stanton Blake Memorial Award, National Association of Women Artists Annual Exhibition, New York, NY

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Jane Vorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers State University, New Brunswick, NJ
Southwest Minnesota State University, Marshall, MN
The Texaco Corporation, Houston, TX
The Four Seasons Hotel Corporation, Las Vegas, NV
Library of Congress, Bob Blackburn Collection from The Printmaking Workshop, New York, NY
Kaatsbaan International Dance Center, Tivoli, NY
The TAI Group, New York, NY
Queensborough Community College, CUNY, Queens, NY
New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY
Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital, New York, NY
NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY

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