JACQUELYN MC BAIN
2013 Beastiary Littlejohn Contemporary, New York, NY
2012-13 The Female Gaze, Women Artists Making Their World, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Catalogue of 450 artists. Back Cover: Saint Joan of Arc Burned As a Witch and Herbalist
2012 ARTRageous PASADENA ART ALLIANCE, biennial auction
2010 PASADENA ART ALLIANCE, biennial auction
2008 PASADENA ART ALLIANCE, biennial auction
2007 LEILA TAGHINI-MILANI HELLER GALLERY, New York, NY “Flowers”
2006 NATIONAL MUSEUM OF ART, Gdansk, Poland, Curated by Donald Kuspit,
“New Old Masters"
2006 ARMORY, Pasadena, CA, “Bugology”
2005 PASADENA ART ALLIANCE, “Art in Windows” January, 50th anniversary
2004 PASADENA ART ALLIANCE biennial auction
2004 LITTLEJOHN CONTEMPORARY, New York, NY; “New Paintings”
2002 DELAWARE CENTER FOR THE CONTEMPORARY ARTS, “Between Still-Life and
Landscape”, Wilmington, DE
2002 THE PALO ALTO ART CENTER, “Cabinets of Wonder/Redux”, Palo Alto, CA
2002 WAVE HILL, GLYNDOR GALLERY, Bronx, NY; “Insecta Magnifica”,
curated by Jennifer McGregor; brochure.
2002 PASADENA ART ALLIANCE IIth Biennial Art Auction
2001 SECCA, Southeastern Center of Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC; “Divining Nature”, curated by Susan Lubowsky-Talbott. (catalogue).
2000-01 LAGUNA ART MUSEUM, Laguna Beach, CA; “Representing LA:
Pictorial Currents in Southern California. Catalogue.
2001 ART MUSEUM OF SOUTH TEXAS, Corpus Christi, TX
2001 WESTERN GALLERY, WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY,
Bellingham, WA; “Botanica: Contemporary Art and the World of Plants”, curated by Peter Spooner, catalogue.
2001 UNIVERSITY GALLERY, UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE, Newark, DE; “Botanica: Contemporary Art and the World of Plants”, curated by Peter Spooner; group exhibition, traveling
2000 THE ART MUSEUM, FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY, Miami, FL; “Fantasies and Curiosities”, curated by Dahlia Morgan, group; catalogue.
2000 FRYE ART MUSEUM, Seattle, WA; "Representing L.A.: Realists from Southern California", curated by Gordon Fuglie
2000 PALO ALTO CULTURAL CENTER, Palo Alto, CA; “The Novel”, group.
2000 CHICAGO CULTURAL CENTER, Chicago, IL; "Botanica: Contemporary Art and the World of Plants", group
2000 UNIVERSITY GALLERIES, ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY, Normal, IL; “Botanica: Contemporary Art and the World of Plants”, curated by Peter Spooner; group exhibition, traveling
2000 CARLETON COLLEGE, Northfield, MN; “Botanica: Contemporary Art and the World of Plants”, curated by Peter Spooner; group exhibition, traveling
2000 ALEXANDRIA MUSEUM OF ART, Alexandria, VA; “Botanica: Contemporary Art and the World of Plants”, curated by Peter Spooner; group exhibition, traveling
2000 TARBLE ARTS CENTER, EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY, Charleston, “Botanica: Contemporary Art and the World of Plants”, curated by Peter Spooner.
2000 CHICAGO CULTURAL CENTER, Chicago, IL “Botanica: Contemporary Art and the World of Plants”, curated by Peter Spooner; group exhibition, traveling
2000 UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA, JOSEPH GROSS GALLERY, Tucson, AZ; “Hind Sight”;
1999 NORTON MUSEUM OF ART, West Palm Beach, FL; “Scale Matters”, curated by Neil Watson
1999 AUSTIN MUSEUM OF ART, Austin, TX; “Groundswell”
1999 TACOMA MUSEUM OF ART, Tacoma, WA; “New Religion:
Visual Realism and Spiritual Visions” curated by Greg Bell; slide presentation and talk
1999 TWEED MUSEUM OF ART, UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, Duluth, MN;
“Botanica: Contemporary Art and the World of Plants”, curated by Peter
Spooner; group exhibition, traveling
1998 PASADENA ART ALLIANCE, Pasadena, CA;
“Party for ART’s sake”; group.
1997 LEEDY VOULKOS GALLERY, Kansas City, MO;
“The Nature of Intimacy”. group.
1995 DINNERWARE "Thirteenth Biennial Invitational”, Tucson, AZ.
1994 NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY Alumni Show, Flagstaff, AZ;
1993 DINNERWARE ARTISTS’ COOPERATIVE GALLERY, Tucson, AZ;
1993 Shemer Art Center, Phoenix, AZ.SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2000 BELLOC LOWNDES FINE ART, Chicago, IL; “Prints from the series,
Experience Useful for the Cure of Men’s Minds”
2000 SHERRY LEEDY CONTEMPORARY ART, Kansas City, MO;
“Prints from the series, ‘Experiments Useful for The Cure Of Men's Minds’ “
2000 LITTLEJOHN CONTEMPORARY, New York, NY; “Prints from the
series, ‘Experiments Useful For The Cure Of Men's Minds’ ”; In the Service of Wonder
1999 Studio Visit from Westridge School for Girls, arranged by Linda Brownridge, Feb. 18
1998 LITTLEJOHN CONTEMPORARY, New York, NY; “Experiments Useful For The Cure Of Men's Minds” paintings
1998 FRESNO ARTS CENTER AND MUSEUM, Fresno, CA; “Jacquelyn McBain—Invocations”
1997 LITTLEJOHN CONTEMPORARY, New York, NY;
“Stories of the Saints”, solo. (catalogue with essay by Donald Kuspit).
1994 NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY, Flagstaff, AZ; “Saints and Reliquaries”
1989-86 TOLUCA LAKE GALLERY, Toluca Lake, CA.
1988 DASSIN GALLERY, Los Angeles, CA.AWARDS
2008 Artists' Foundation
2001 NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY, Flagstaff, AZ; Alumni of the year
BOOKSDonald Kuspit NOWI DAWNI MISTRZOWIE / NEW OLD MASTERSNational Museum in Gdansk, 2006.
Edward Lucie-Smith FLORA Gardens and Plants in Art and LiteratureWatson-Guptill Publications, New York, 2001.LECTURES AND TALKS
2009 The Getty
2009 The Aesthetical Society Santa Fe, NMBIBLIOGRAPHY OF NOTE
Donald Kuspit Cover Image and article: In The Garden of Good and Evil---- Orion Magazine, paintings accompanying article, July-August 2005
2008 Artist's Foundation Award
Bell, Greg: "New Religion", exhibition catalogue,
Tacoma Art Museum, Seattle, WA; August 1999.
***** Review, “’Still Life Makes Comeback in 21st Century”,
Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Brandywine
Community News, January 24, 2003, p.14.
Dougherty, Linda Johnson: “Divining Nature”, Art Papers,
September/October 1998, p.51, illustration.
Fischer, Jack: “Collections Blur the Line Between Reality, Fantasy”,
Mercury News, Palo Also, CA, October, 2002.
Hale, David: “On Bugs, Saints and Roses---Jacquelyn McBain
Invocations, The Fresno Bee, June 21, 1998.
Howe, Nicolas: “What’s bugging the artists at Wave Hill’s new exhibit?”,
The Riverdale Press, May 16, 2002.
Kingsley, April: “Perfection”, Jacquelyn McBain at Littlejohn Contemporary,
d’ART International Magazine, Winter 1999, p.33.
Korotkin, Joyce B. "Randy C. Bolton, Jacquelyn Mc Bain", NY Arts International Edition, April 2000, Vol. 5,No. 4, p. 85.
Kuspit, Donald: “Necessary Claustrophobia”, catalogue essay,
Littlejohn Contemporary, 1997.
Landi, Ann: “The Real Thing? (Contemporary Realism Today)”,
ARTnews, June 2002, pp.88-91
Lubowsky Talbott, Susan: “Divining Nature”, catalogue essay for SECCA
Exhibition, Winston-Salem, NC; 1998.
Myers, Holly : “Objects of Desire. Truth-Seeking in Laguna”,
Art review, LA Weekly, Feb. 1-7, 2002.
Rodriguez, Jeanette: (with Ted Fortier): "Postmodern Art and Religious
Imagination", catalogue essay for "New Religion" at
The Tacoma Art Museum, August 1999.
Spooner, Peter: “Botanica: Contemporary Art and the World of
Plants”, catalogue essay, 1999.
Staff writer: “Artist Gives New Meaning to Flower Power”, The Fresno Bee, May 24, 1998.
Thorson, Alice: “Searching for a Picture of Self”,
The Kansas City Star, December 19, 1997.
Turner, Elisa: The Miami Herald, “A Return to Beauty”, Art Review,
Art Today: Fantasies & Curiosities at The Museum of
Florida International University, Sept.13, 2000, pp 1-2E.
Zimmer, William: Art Review, “With Webs and Wings, In an Insect Frame
of Mind”, Insecta Magnifica at Wave Hill,
The New York Times, Sunday, May 12, 2002, p.8