2018 Contrasted Elements, Touchstone Gallery, WDC
2001 The View, Corcoran Alumni Errant Space, College of Art, National Press Building, WDC
2021 Black and White, WCADC Virtual Exhibit
2020 Overlea Arts Fest Virtual Event
2019 Spotlight Exhibition, Touchstone Gallery, WDC
2018 WCADC at The Cooley Gallery, Leesburg VA
2016 Cornucopia, Wolfarth Gallery, WDC
Wings from Chains, Athenaeum Gallery, Alexandria, VA
2015 Monthly Shows, Touchstone Gallery, WDC
2014 Form Trans Formed: 5 Sculptors, Touchstone Gallery, Washington, D.C.
2012 RE/Using our RE/Sources, Sandy Spring Museum, Olney MD
Artomatic, Crystal City, VA
2011 Frostburg State University, Ann Roper Gallery,
Women and Water, An International Women’s Day Show, Philadelphia, PA
2009 From a Woman's Perspective, Pepco Edison Gallery, WDC
2008 15 x 15 MICA Alumni Exhibit, Baltimore MD
2006 Member Exhibition,Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD
2005 Melting the Edges, Edgeworks Dance Theater, American Dance Institute, Rockville MD.
2004 SunRah and the Anupas, MICA Decker Gallery Baltimore, MD
2000 Serenity, Foundry Gallery, WDC
1999 Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, Ramee Art Gallery, WDC
Ceramic Exhibition, Rockville Arts Place, Rockville, MD
Emerging Artists Exhibitions, Art Center of Northern New Jersey, New Milford, NJ.
Certain Circuits Magazine, “Featured Artists”, First Print Edition, May 2010, May 2011, October 2011, Sept. 2012
“Featured Artist”, Women’s Caucus of Art 2010
Exploring New Dimensions, Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center Catalog, 2010
“From a Woman’s Perspective”, Women’s Caucus for Art Catalog 2009
“Melting the Edges”, EdgeWorks Dance Theater Catalog 2005
Juxtapositions, Maryland Institute College of Art Catalog, 2004
“Emerging Artist Exhibit”, Suburban Town News, August. 25
“A Ceramic Exhibition”, The Gazette, Dec. 15, 1999
Art on the Move Posters, City of Takoma Park, April, 19, 2021 Arts and Humanities
Quaranzine - Issue 5, Arlington Public Library, May 11, 2020 www.library.arlingtonva.us
Featured Artist, DomiCile Magazine, Fall 2014 http://ht.ly/AYZjo
Featured Artist, Manufactured Dissent, 2013 www.manufactured-dissent.com
Guest Writer, WCA Artlines, Spring 2013 www.wcaartlines.com
D.C. Galleries: Form Transformed
By Mark Jenkins, Friday, January 24, 2014 11:33 AM, Washington Post
The traditional idea of sculpture is of shapes chiseled out of stone or, more poetically, discovered within blocks of stone. There are a few modernist examples of that approach in Form Transformed: Five Sculptors, at Touchstone Gallery. In two of Michelle Frazier's small pieces, human heads emerge from alabaster, a relatively soft mineral, and both she and Janathel Shaw fabricate heads in ceramic stoneware. But contemporary artists are more inclined to remix and remake than to craft a single image out of a single material, so it's unsurprising that the other participants see sculpture as a sort of collage and allow found objects to partially dictate the finished entity.
In her Vestige series, Dana Brotman decorates dried Kentucky gourds with totemic designs that suggest African and American Indian folk art. The original shapes clearly influence the process, yet the results are diverse. One of the pieces turns a gourd into a reptilian head, with a long curved stem that neatly impersonates a tongue. The others, including one that hangs like an unbalanced pendulum, are more abstract.
But all show a willingness to collaborate with nature rather than attempt to command it.
Brotman’s work fits well with that of Janet Wheeler, whose Vessels incorporate bamboo, paper, feathers, bark and fiber from raffia palm trees. One of the artist’s pieces is in the vein of a previous Touchstone show, Nests with a Twist: It mounts a flurry of feathers, black with hints of brown, atop a bamboo and wooden-block staff that’s painted all black. If the feathers' shimmering hues are that construction's most striking attribute, some of Wheeler’s other new assemblages, colored with iridescent oil sticks, are as vivid as anything that might be found in a nest or garden.
Rosemary Luckett also employs found objects but to tell specific stories. My Immigrant Grandmother is an old-fashioned, hand-cranked washing machine, adorned with family names and multiple printings of the same photo of a woman (probably grandma). Gun Gospel Guy combines such artifacts as shell casings, plastic toy guns and a small American flag on which the artist has written statistics about firearms violence. It's three-dimensional but less sculpture than an editorial cartoon.