Joyce Polance


Selected Exhibitions
2011
Judith Ferrara Gallery, Three Oaks, MI (solo)
Gender Matters, Allbright College, Reading, PA
Womanfully, College of the Sequoias, Visalia, CA
rEVOLUTION '11, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Education

1984-88         Fashion Institute of Technology, New  York,NY - Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree
1982-84         Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

2010       No Place Like Home, Koehnline Museum of Art, Des Plaines, IL
               rEVOLUTION '10, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
              Art of the Soul: A Women's View on Oppression and Sexism, Hamiltonian Gallery, Washington, DC
              Off Center, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL
              100 Starlings, DePaul Art Museum, Chicago, IL
              KY7 Biennial, Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY
              Women Painting Women, Robert Lange Gallery, Charleston, SC
2009       46th Annual Juried Competition, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA
              The Nude in Contemporary Art, UNC Pembroke, Pembroke, NC
               rEVOLUTION '09, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
              Exhibiting You, International Museum of Women, San Francisco, CA - online
              Women Imaging Women: A Study of Female Portraiture, Robert Morris University, Chicago
              The Art of Dayton Street Studios, Concordia College, River Forest, IL
2008       65th Annual Salon Show, South Shore Arts, Munster, IN
              Spring Into Summer, National Association of Women Artists, New York, NY
              Women, Power and Politics, International Museum of Women, San Francisco, CA - online exhibit
              rEVOLUTION '08, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
              Women's and Gender Studies 2008 Biennial, University of Detroit Mercy, MI
              11th International Open, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
              Are We There Yet? 40 Years of Feminism, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL
2007       Gwenda Jay / Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
              Ogilvie / Pertl Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
              Symbolism, Myth and Ritual, Koehnline Museum of Art, Des Plaines, IL
              Loyola National Works on Paper, Loyola Crown Center Gallery, Chicago, IL
2006       Gwenda Jay / Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
              Through Her Eyes, Koehnline Museum of Art, Des Plaines, IL
              Transfigure, Gwenda Jay / Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL
              Blue Gallery, Three Oaks, Michigan
2005       University Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL (solo)
              Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, IL (solo)
              Many Perspectives, Many Lives…, Koehnline Museum of Art, Des Plaines, IL
              The Acquisition Exhibition, Illinois Institute of Art, Chicago, IL
              Gallery H, Three Oaks, MI
2004       OtherSide Gallery, South Bend, IN (solo)
              Waxworks 3, Gwenda Jay / Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL
              WCA Midwest Regional Exhibition, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL
              Gallery at the Gordon Inn, Union Pier, MI
2003       Gallery 415, Chicago, IL (solo)
              The Fordham Company Exhibition Space, Chicago, IL (solo)
              Chicago Artists Against the War, Chicago Athenaeum Art Museum
              Options - Proposed Work for the Corporate Collection, Illinois Institute of Art
2002       Triangle Gallery of Old Town, Chicago, IL (solo)
              September 11, Chicago Athenaeum Art Museum, Schaumburg, IL
              Skyscraper, The California Building Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
              12 Voices, Cliff Dwellers Gallery, Chicago
2001       Clarke House, Lake Bluff, IL (solo)
              Friday the 13th, Thirteenth Floor Gallery, Chicago, IL
2000       Maxwell Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
              Mimi Gallery, Chicago, IL
1999       Artisans 21 Gallery, Chicago, IL
1998       Quincy Art Center, Quincy, IL

Grants and Awards

2017                Spertus Institute Midwest Jewish Artists Lab Residency
2016                Founders Award - South Shore Arts 73rd Annual Salon Show
2011                City of Chicago CAAP Grant
2009                City of Chicago CAAP Grant
                       Founders' Award - South Shore Arts 66th Annual Salon Show
2008                Ernestine "Dolly" M. Wisnewski Memorial Award - 65th Annual Salon Show, South Shore Arts
2007                City of Chicago CAAP Grant
2006                The George Sugarman Foundation Grant
2004 & 2006     Judith Dawn Memorial Fund Grant
2001 & 2002     City of Chicago CAAP Grant
2001                Cliff Dwellers Artists in Residence Program

Selected Collections

Commonwealth Edison, Chicago
Deloitte, Chicago
The University Club of Chicago
The Illinois Institute of Art, Chicago
Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP, Chicago
William Boyce collection, London, UK

Press Features:

2016          Poets/Artists magazine - The Portrait Issue
2015          iArtistas magazine Issue #13, Collaboration Painting
                 Poets/Artists magazine Issue #62 - Immortality and Vulnerability   
                 Poets/Artists magazine Issue 63 - Figural Movement      
2014           The Nude, iArtistas magazine (GOSS183 Publishing)
                 The Other Journal, The Body issue - cover and inside feature (The Seattle School of Psychology and Theology)
                 Les Femmes Folles (Nebraska) interview 
2013          Women in Art, Vol. 1 (Reinhard Fuchs, Germany)
2012          Urban Confustions, Summer, 2012 Issue - cover and inside feature
                 Face, Figure, Identity, Sprocketbox Publications (cover and feature)
                
Visalia Times-Delta, Visalia, CA
                 Kings River Life Magazine
2011          Parceque Magazine, Paris, France
2010          Antigone Magazine, Vancouver, BC - Feminists Who Totally Rock 3: Joyce Polance
2009          Brooklyn Museum Elizabeth Sackler Center - curated Feminist Artist database
                 ChicagoArts interview
2008-17     Artfem.tv, Austria
2005          American Art Collector - Central U.S. Edition
2001-02     Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Tribune, iPLUGin Magazine, Chicago Reader, LACC TV

2012
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (solo)
College of the Sequoias, Visalia, CA (3 person)
Love, Manhattahville College, Purchase, NY
Mama, International Museum of Women, San Francisco, CA - online
2013
Women Painting Women, RJD Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY
rEvolution '13, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI


2016        Feminism Across the Generations, Koehnline Museum of Art, Des Plaines, IL
               Freak Out!  Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, IL 
               Spirit in the Land, Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL
               The Human Form, Hilliard Gallery, Kansas City, MO
               Breaking Criminal Traditions, Kean University, Union, NJ
               Reinventing Ourselves From Another Point of View, Art NXT Level Projects, Chicago, IL
               You, Me and Everyone Else,
Elephant Room Gallery, Chicago, IL
2015        Judith Ferrara Gallery, Three Oaks, MI (solo)
               Connections, Central Booking Gallery, New York, NY
               Her Story, South Puget Sound Community College, Olympia, WA
               Immortality and Vulnerability, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, IL
2014        Blue Gallery, Three Oaks, MI
               Gendering Desire: Liberation, Power and Pleasure, Koehnline Museum of Art, Des Plaines, IL
               Josef Glimer Gallery, Chicago, IL


2017       The University Club of Chicago (solo), Chicago, IL
              Sight Unseen, Abend Gallery, Denver, CO
              Unpresidented, Space 900, Evanston, IL
               
              

aaaaaaaaaaaaiii