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Cynthia Blasingham

moonglow@cynthiablasingham.com


Selected National, Regional, and State Juried Exhibitions                                                                                                              

2004    25th Paper in Particular National Juried Exhibition, Columbia College, MO
2004    Minnesota National Print Biennial, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
2004    Hoosier Salon Abstract Invitational
2003    Cincinnati Art Club View Point 2003 National Juried Art Exhibition                                      
2003    Open Space: Art About The Land, Minnetrista Cultural Center, Muncie, in
               conjunction with the Red Tail Conservancy.  Traveled to the Art Association
               of Henry County and the Anderson Fine Arts Center (IN.)
               Awards: Third Place and Purchase Award
2003    Irvington Presents, Bona Thompson Memorial Center, Irvington
2003    Southside Art League Regional XVIII, AUL Building, Indianapolis
2003    Indiana University-Kokomo Art Gallery Regional Juried Exhibit                
2003    79th Annual Hoosier Salon Juried Exhibition, Indiana State Museum              
2003    Indiana Now! Regional Juried Exhibit, Art Museum of Greater Lafayette
2002    78th Annual Hoosier Salon Juried Exhibition, Indiana State Museum
2002    Indiana Artists Club 70th Annual Exhibition, Indianapolis Museum of Art
2001    Hoosier Salon Gallery Printmaking Invitational
2001    Indiana Heritage Arts, Nashville, IN
                Award: Merit Award
2001    77th Annual Hoosier Salon Juried Exhibition, Indiana State Museum                                                                            
2000    76th Annual Hoosier Salon Juried Exhibition, Indiana State Museum                                                                                                                          

1999    Watercolor Society of Indiana 17th Annual Exhibition, Indianapolis
                Museum of Art
                Award: Honorable Mention
1999    Indiana Artists' Club 67th Annual Exhibition, Indianapolis Museum of Art
   Award: Jury Prize of Distinction
1999    Editions Limited Gallery INprint Invitational    
1998    19th Annual Paper in Particular National Exhibition, Columbia College, MO
1998    Watercolor Society of Indiana 16th Annual Exhibition, Indianapolis Museum of Art
1998     Indianapolis Art Center Printmaking Invitational
1998    Frankfort Library Juried Exhibit and Sale                    
1997    Pressed and Pulled VI National Printmaking Exhibition, Georgia College &
                 State University
1997    Watercolor Society of Indiana 15th Annual Exhibition, Indianapolis Museum of Art
                 Award: Honorable Mention                                                                                        
1997    73rd Annual Hoosier Salon Juried Exhibition, Indiana State Museum
1997    Indianapolis Art Center Watercolor Society of Indiana Invitational
1997    Indiana State Fair Professional Division
                  Award: Honorable Mention in Contemporary/Experimental
1996    Watercolor Society of Indiana 14th Annual Exhibition, Indianapolis
                  Museum of Art
Award: Honorable Mention                                                
1996    72nd Annual Hoosier Salon Juried Exhibition, Indiana State Museum                                                                                        
1996    Editions Limited Gallery Watercolor Society of Indiana Invitational
1996    CINergy Collection Traveling Exhibitions
1996    Indiana State Fair Professional Division
1995    Indiana Artists Club 63rd Annual Exhibition, Indianapolis Museum of Art
 Award: Merit Award
1995    Kentucky Watercolor Society Aqueous '95 National, Louisville, KY
1995    71st Annual Hoosier salon Juried Exhibition, Indiana State Museum
1995    CINergy Collection Traveling Exhibitions
1995    Indiana State Fair Professional Division
1994    48th Annual Pittsburgh Watercolor Society Aqueous Open, Pittsburgh, PA
1994    Fort Wayne Museum of Art Juried Exhibit and Sale
1994    70th Annual Hoosier Salon Juried Exhibition, Indiana State Museum
1994    Indiana Artists Club 62nd Annual Exhibition, Indianapolis Museum of Art
                  Award: Merit Award                                                                                            
1994    Indiana State Fair Professional Division
1993    New Mexico Art League National Juried Exhibition                                                                  

1993    Arizona Aqueous National Juried Exhibition                                                                                                                
1993    Indiana Artists Club 61st Annual Exhibition, Indianapolis Museum of Art
1993    Indiana State Fair Professional Division                                                                                
1992    Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society National Exhibition, Lockport, NY                                            
1992    42nd Annual Quad-State Juried Exhibition, Quincy, IL
 Award: Merit Award
1992    Indiana Artists Club 60th Annual Exhibition, Indianapolis Museum of Art
1992    Watercolor Society of Indiana 10th Annual Exhibition
 Award: Merit Award, Twinrocker Handmade Paper Award
1992    Indiana State Fair Professional Division
1991    Boise State University National Small Painting Exhibition, Boise, ID
1991    Indiana Artists Club 59th Annual Exhibition
1991    Indiana State Fair Professional Division
1991    Hindman Gallery Watercolor Society of Indiana Invitation
1990    Watercolor Society of Indiana 8th Annual Exhibition,  AUL Building, Indianapolis
1990    Indiana State Fair Professional Division
1990    River Valley Regional, Laurenceburg, IN
                                                                                  
                                                                                                                    
Selected Awards and Grants

2003   Open Space: Art About The Land - Third Place and Purchase Awards          
2003   Indiana Arts Commission Grant for Individual Artist Projects
                    With the support of the National Endowment for the Arts
                     ( 2002-2003 = FY2003) "Prints of the Indiana Wetlands"
2001   Creative Renewal Arts Fellowship (2001-2002)
   From the Arts Council of Indianapolis with Lilly Endowment
   (for the years 2001-2002)    "Non-Toxic Printmaking"
2000   Indiana Arts Commission Grant for Individual Artist Projects
    With the support of the National Endowment for the Arts
     (for the years 2000-2001, designated FY2001)
2001    Indiana Heritage Arts - Merit Award
1999    Indiana Artists Club - Jury Prize of Distinction
1999    Watercolor Society of Indiana - Honorable Mention
1997    Watercolor Society of Indiana -  Honorable Mention
1997    Indiana State Fair Professional Division - Honorable Mention
1996    Watercolor Society of Indiana - Honorable Mention
1995    Indiana Artists Club - Merit Award
1994    Indiana Artists Club - Merit Award
1992    Watercolor Society of Indiana - Merit Award
1992    Quad-State Regional - Merit Award                  
1992    Indianapolis Art League - Elmer Taflinger Award for figure drawing
1991    Arts Council of Indianapolis Individual Artist Technical Assistance Grant
                      With the support of the National Endowment for the Arts
1990    Brown County Art Guild Associate Members Show - Third Place
1990    Indianapolis Art League -- Elmer Taflinger Award for figure drawing
1987    Arts Indiana Postcard Contest - Merit Award
                                                                                                      
Selected One* and Two-Person Shows

2004   Indianapolis Art Center Basile Hall*
                       "Prints of the Indiana Wetlands" and "Non-Toxic Printmaking"          
2004    Purdue University --  Watson's Crick Gallery*    "Prints of the Indiana Wetlands"
2003    Indiana University-Kokomo Art Gallery*    "Prints of the Indiana Wetlands"
2000    Center for Creative Arts Gallery, Broad Ripple   with printmaker Donna Ozbun
1999    Center for Creative Arts Gallery, Broad Ripple    with sculptor Robert Quade
1999    Arthur M. Glick Jewish Community Center, Indpls., with sculptor Robert Quade
1998    Center for Creative Arts Gallery*, Broad Ripple
1997    Center for Creative Arts Gallery*, Broad Ripple
1997    Guerrilla Gallery, Massachusetts Avenue    with painter Jean Salzmann
1996    Circle Theatre Oval Promenade*, downtown Indianapolis
1996    Hoosier Salon Gallery, Broad Ripple     with painter Dixie Frazier Aull (Ferrer)
1994    Center for Creative Art s Gallery, Broad Ripple with Dixie Frazier Aull (Ferrer)
1993    Center for Creative Arts Gallery, Broad Ripple  with woodturner Betty Scarpino
1992    Brebeuf Preparatory School*
1991    Indianapolis Marion County Central Library*
1990    Indianapolis Art League, North Hall*                                                                                            

Touring Group Exhibitions

2003    Open Space: Art About the Land  -- with the Red Tail Conservancy
                                          Minnetrista Cultural Center, Muncie
                                          Henry County Art Association
                                          Anderson Fine Arts Center                                                                                          
2003    Hoosier Salon - throughout Indiana
 2003   INprint, group of 30 Indiana and regional fine art printmakers
                                      Hilbert Circle Theatre, downtown Indianapolis
                                      Munce Art Center, Zionsville, IN
 2002    Hoosier Salon - throughout Indiana
 2002    INprint, group of 30 Indiana and regional fine art printmakers                          
                                      Indianapolis Art Center, Broad Ripple
                                      Indiana University at Kokomo Art Gallery, IN
                                      Saginaw Valley State University Art Gallery, Bay City, MI
                                      Plainfield-Guilford County Public Library Art Gallery, IN
                                      Ben Davis High School Art Gallery, Indianapolis
2001    Hoosier Salon - throughout Indiana
2001    INprint, group of 30 Indiana and regional fine art printmakers                                      
                                      Hoosier Salon Gallery, Broad Ripple
                                      Indiana Historical Society, downtown Indianapolis
2000    Hoosier Salon - throughout Indiana
2000    INprint, group of 30 Indiana and regional fine art  printmakers
                                       Julian Center of Indianapolis (for women in crisis)
                                       Indianapolis Art Center, Broad Ripple
1999    Hoosier Salon - throughout Indiana                                                                                              
1999    INprint, group of 30 Central Indiana fine art printmakers
                                        Southern Indiana Center for the Arts, Seymour
                                        Editions Limited Gallery, Indianapolis
                                        Honeysuckle Gallery, Nashville, IN
                                        Indianapolis Art Center, Broad Ripple
1997    Hoosier Salon - throughout Indiana
1996    Hoosier Salon - throughout Indiana
1996    CINergy Collection - throughout Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky
1995    Hoosier Salon - throughout Indiana
1995    CINergy Collection - throughout Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky
1994    Hoosier Salon - throughout Indiana
                                                                                                        
Other Selected Group Shows

2003    "Drawn to Art" Invitational at the Hoosier Salon Gallery
2003    "Creative Renewal Fellows: One Year" After Invitational
                              Indianapolis Art Center
2003    "First Lady's Art Series" at the Governor's Residence
2002    Universalist Unitarian of Indianapolis Creative Renewal Fellows Invitational
                              with Stephanie Robertson and Betty Scarpino                
2002    Arts Council of Indianapolis Creative Renewal Fellows Invitational
2002    Dean Johnson Gallery Creative Renewal Fellows Invitational
2001    "Seven Women Artists of Indiana"
                               Hoosier Salon Gallery, New Harmony, IN
                               Also included Vesta Seville, Maureen Pesta, Patricia Rhoden-
                               Bartels, Denise Frazier Pettee, Judith Lewis, and Sheryl
                               Sommerkamp.              
1995    "Bacia Mi, Mangia Mi: Food as a Metaphor"
                               Included Dave Thomas, Marilyn Etchison, Sandy Ferraro, Michael
                               Partington, Dixie Frazier Aull, Marilyn Price, more.
                               Known as "The Italian Dinner Show," twelve artists prepared a
                               lavish twelve-course Italian dinner, drew a "course" from a hat,
                               and then each created a 3'x3' major work for an exhibit in
                               Fletcher Place, symbolizing their emotional feeling about each
                               "course."  My piece, "Dessert: Dangerous Liaisons," was
                              symbolic of one relationship between a man and a woman.
                                                                                                            
Art Education

                   1991    Diploma in Fine Arts, Indianapolis Art Center

                   Since 1985, studied with Indiana artists:

                               Lois Davis                  Harry A. Davis               Gloria Fischer
                               Jeanne Wasson           Paul Sweany                   Marilyn Etchison
                               C.W. Mundy               Ron Mack                       Donna Lee Adams

                  Studied with visiting artists or workshops:

                               Irving Shapiro              Alex Powers                        Marc Moon
                               Linda Doll                    Joan Ashley Rothermel       Ed Kalke
                               Maxine Masterfield      Christopher Schink              Don Andrews
                               Dan Burt                       Marilyn Hughey Phillis       Al Christopher
                               Barbara Elam    
                          
                 Many courses and workshops through the Herron School of Art, University of
                 Indianapolis, Southside Art League, Indianapolis Art Center, Indiana
                 University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, Hoosier Salon, Watercolor
                 Society of Indiana, Bates, Inc., Indiana Heritage Arts, Arts Council of
                 Indianapolis, more.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                              
Memberships

                              INprint - founding member, present Chairman for five years
                              Watercolor Society of Indiana - past President two years
                                                signature member                            
                              Indiana Artists Club - past Board service, elected member
                              Indiana Women Artists - Planning Committee
                              Mid-America Print Council
                              Indianapolis Art Center - past Printmaking Co-Chair
                                               faculty and artist member
                              Hoosier Salon - artist member
                              Indiana Plein Air Painters Association
                              Indiana Heritage Arts
                              Indianapolis Museum of Art
                              Kentucky Watercolor Society - exhibiting member
                              Midwest Watercolor Society - associate member
                              American Watercolor Society - associate member
                              National Watercolor Society - associate member
                              The Portfolio
 

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