Installation in progress at

RIT/NTID, Rochester NY

February 2008 ©

Joan Webster-Vore

All images and text © Joan Webster-Vore, 2020. All Rights Reserved.

• MFA   Design, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

• MA    Textile Arts, University of Iowa

• BFA   Art, University of Iowa


AWARDS

2018     40th Fine Arts Exhibition, Figge Art Museum Davenport, IA

               Second Place Award

2016     39th Fine Arts Exhibition, Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IA

               First Place Award

            AREA SHOW: 45, MacNider Art Museum, Mason City, IA

               Excellence Award

2012     AREA SHOW: 43, MacNider Art Museum, Mason City, IA

               Excellence Award

2011     IOWA CRAFTS: 40, MacNider Art Musem, Mason City, IA

               Best in Other Craft Media

2010     34th ANNUAL ROCK ISLAND FINE ARTS EXHIBITION,

               Rock Island, IL

2009    BIENNIAL Quad State Exhibit, Quincy, Il

2008    RIT/NTID, installation, Rochester, NY

2007    FIBERART INTERNATIONAL, Pittsburgh, PA

                Josephine Cohen Peoples Choice Award,

2005    IOWA CRAFTS 37, MacNider Art Museum, Mason City, IA


PUBLIC ART COMMISSIONS:

•Expo Plaza Banners, Waterloo Center for the Arts, Waterloo, IA

•Finalist for Art in Public Spaces National Competition,

      American School for the Deaf, West Hartford, CT

•DANCE OF THE GINKGO, National Competition

      Installation, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)/ 

      National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID), Rochester, NY

•WEAVING, Wartburg College, Waverly, IA

•FISH, Waterloo Public Library, Waterloo, IA


SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2018     Kansas City Artist Coalition, Kansas City, MO

           Clear Lake Art Center, Clear Lake, IA

2017     Quad City Arts at the Airport, Moline, IL

2016     Dubuque Museum of Art, Dubuque, IA

2015     Waldorf College, Forest City, IA

2012     Iowa State Library, Des Moines, IA

2011     Clear Lake Art Center, Clear Lake, IA

2009    MacNider Art Museum (main gallery) Mason City, IA

2009    SOUL DANCE, Kristen Wigley-Fleming Gallery, Luther College, Decorah, IA

2007    Quad City Arts, Rock Island, IL

2006    University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, IA

2005    Waldemar A. Schmidt Art Gallery, Wartburg College, Waverly, IA


EXHIBITIONS:

2021     Compelling Ground, invitational.  Brunnier Art Museum, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

           Below, Above, Through and Beyond the Datum Level

                Surface Design Association, online exhibition.

           AREA Show 47, MacNider Art Museum, Mason City, Iowa

2020    A Portrait of Remarkable Women, Quad City Arts at the Airport, Moline, IL

           Clear Lake Art Center, Clear Lake, Iowa 

2019     Grinnell College Museum of Art, Grinnell, IA

2018     The Rockford Midwestern Biennial 2018, Rockford Museum of Art, Rockford, IL

           40th Fine Arts Exhibition, Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IA

2017     BIENNIAL JURIED EXHIBITION, Dubuque Museum of Art, Dubuque, IA

           ArtPrize 9, Grand Rapids, Michigan

2016     ArtPrize 8, Grand Rapids Michigan, Top 100, Top 25 in Installation.

           39th Fine Arts Exhibition, Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IA

2015    MIDWEST SUMMER: LIGHT AND WARMTH,

                      Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids, IA  

2012     AREA SHOW: 43, MacNider Art Museum, Mason City, IA

           THIRTY-SIXTH ANNUAL ROCK ISLAND FINE ARTS EXHIBITION, Rock Island, IL

2011     ArtStop PROJECT SPACES, Invitational, Des Moines, IA

           REGIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION VIII, Freeport Art Museum, Freeport, IL

           IOWA CRAFTS: 40, MacNider Art Museum, Mason City, IA

           BIENNIAL Quad State Exhibit, Quincy, Il

           THIRTY-FIFTH ANNUAL ROCK ISLAND FINE ARTS EXHIBITION, Rock Island,IL

           BIENNIAL JURIED EXHIBITION, Dubuque Museum of Art, Dubuque, IA

           The ART of WOMEN II, Henry Myrtle Gallery, Cedar Falls, IA

2010     OBJECT AS SUBJECT, University of Northern Iowa Museum, Cedar Falls, IA     

           34th ANNUAL ROCK ISLAND FINE ARTS EXHIBITION,

                      Juried Exhibit, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL

2009    SUSTAINABILITY, Group exhibition, Wartburg College, Waverly, IA

           LANDFILL ART, an artist reclamation project, Landfillart.org

2008    FIBERART INTERNATIONAL:

                  The Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences of West Virginia,

                  Charleston, WV        

                  Mint Museum of Craft and Design, Charlotte, NC

2007    FIBERART INTERNATIONAL:

                   Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA

           WE PROTEST:

                    Luther College, Decorah, IA

                    Witter Gallery, Storm Lake, IA

                    United World College, Montezuma, NM

2006    UNRESTRICTED, National Juried Exhibition,

                          Florida Craftsmen, St. Petersburg, FL

           GUERRILLA ART: Art as Activism, International Juried Exhibition,

                          Altered Esthetics,Minneapolis,MN

           ROCKFORD MIDWESTERN, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL

           60th JURIED EXHIBITION, Regional Exhibit,   

                         Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA

           FIRST FIFTY 2006, Hearst Center for the Arts, Cedar Falls, IA

           AMERICAS 2000 Paper Works Competition, International Juried Exhibition,

                          Northwest Art Center, Minot State University, Minot, ND

           30TH ANNUAL ROCK ISLAND FINE ARTS EXHIBITION,

                          Juried Exhibit, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL