Nancy Rubens BIOGRAPHY


SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2010 "Recent Work," Gallery Sakiko, New York, NY

2007 "Transformation", Yale University, Slifka Center, New Haven, CT

2003 Robyn Watson Gallery, Provincetown, MA

Yale University, Slifka Center, “Passages,” New Haven, CT

2002 Claudia Kandel Gallery, New York, NY

1997 The Gallery at Roundabout, New York, NY

Kir Priore Gallery, Provincetown, MA

1996 Gallery 349, Provincetown, MA

1995 La MaMa La Galleria, New York, NY

1994 Yale University, Pierson College, New Haven, Conn.

Blondies Contemporary Art, New York, NY

1990 Multi Media Arts Gallery, New York, NY

1989 Multi Media Arts Gallery, New York, NY


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2009 Cahoon Museum of American Art, “Twenty Five for Twenty Five,” Cotuit, MA

Schoolhouse Gallery, “Gallery Artists: New Works,” Provincetown, MA

2008 Cheryl Pelavin Fine Arts, “Friends,” New York, NY

Fine Arts Work Center, Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Invitational, Provincetown, MA

2007 Cahoon Museum of American Art, Cotuit, MA

2006 Beauregard Fine Art, “Provincetown Painters: Works on Paper,” Rumson, NJ

2005 Lori Bookstein Fine Art, “New Work,” New York, NY

2004 The Mark Gallery, two person show, “Memory – Reflection,” Cambridge, MA

2003 Cherry Stone Gallery, Wellfleet, MA

The Mark Gallery, Cambridge, MA

2002 Robyn Watson Gallery, “The Boat Show,” Provincetown, MA

The Mark Gallery, “Putting It All Together,” Cambridge, MA

Cherry Stone Gallery, Three Person Show, Wellfleet, MA

2001 Robyn Watson Gallery, “Small Works Invitational,” Provincetown, MA

Cherry Stone Gallery, “Gallery Artists” and “Summer Finale,” Wellfleet, MA
2000 Monique Goldstrom Gallery, “Introduction 2000,” and “Black and White,” New York, NY

Cherry Stone Gallery, two person show, Wellfleet, MA
1999 Bridgewater/Lustberg and Blumenfeld Gallery, “A Big Show of Small Work,” New York, NY
Elsa Mott Ives Gallery, “Summer Show,” New York, NY

1998 Martin House, Provincetown, MA

Bridgewater/Lustberg Gallery, “A Big Show of Small Work,” New York, NY

1997 La MaMa La Galleria, Invitational, New York, NY

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, MA

1996 Kir Priore Galleries, Hartford, CT

Silvermine Guild Arts Center, “Art of the Northeast USA,” New Canaan, CT

Denise Bibro Fine Arts, NY, NY, curated by Michael Walls.

1995 Chuck Levitan Gallery, Small Works Show, New York, NY, curated by Ivan Karp.

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Group Show, Provincetown, MA

Rice/Polak Gallery, Provincetown, MA

Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, NY

1994 Ceres Gallery, Invitational Show, New York, NY

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Group Show, Provincetown, MA

Swansborough Gallery, Wellfleet, MA

Blondies Contemporary Art, “Agony & Ecstasy,” New York, NY

Rice/Polak Gallery, Provincetown, MA

1993 Blondies Contemporary Art, “War Zone: Abstractions in Time,” New York, NY

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, “The League at the Cape,” Provincetown, MA

Rice/Polak Gallery, Provincetown, MA

Hopkins Gallery, Wellfleet, MA

1992 Tribeca Gallery, “Summer Talent”, New York, NY

Hopkins Gallery, “A Window in a Wall,” Wellfleet, MA

Rice/Polak Gallery, Provincetown, MA

Elaine Benson Gallery, “New Generation '92,” Bridgehampton, NY

Broome Street Gallery, “Exposure,” New York, NY

1991 The Hopkins Gallery, Wellfleet, MA

Cortland Jessup Gallery, “Wet Paint,” Provincetown, MA

1990 The Hopkins Group Gallery, Wellfleet, MA

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Juried Exhibition, Provincetown, MA

Design Concepts Galleries, “Paper Chase,” Orleans, MA

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Miniature Show, Provincetown, MA

1989 The Hopkins Group Gallery, Three-Person Show, Wellfleet, MA

Design Concepts Galleries, Orleans, MA

1988 Multi Media Arts Gallery, Two-Woman Show, New York, NY

The Hopkins Group Gallery, Three-Person Show, Wellfleet, MA

1987 The Hopkins Group Gallery, Two-Woman Show, Wellfleet, MA

Design Concepts Galleries, Orleans, MA

The Union League Gallery, “The Collage Aesthetic,” New York, NY

1986 The Hopkins Group Gallery, Wellfleet, MA

The Jacob Fanning Gallery, Featured New Artists, Wellfleet, MA

Cummings Arts Center, 75th Anniversary Exhibition, Connecticut College, New London, CT

1985 Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, MA


EDUCATION

The Art Students League, New York, NY (Merit Scholarship)

Connecticut College, New London, Connecticut, B.A.


BIBLIOGRAPHY

2006 Provincetown Arts, “Nancy Rubens: Sea Change,” Ellen LeBow, Annual Issue.

2004 Arts Media, “Laying It on Thick and Thin,” Ellen Howards, April, 2004.

2003 Yale Bulletin, “Ephemera of everyday life featured in ‘Passages,’” April 4, 31 (24).

The Cape Cod Voice, “‘Passages’ Along the Corridor,” Ellen LeBow, April 10, 2003, 2 (24).

Nancy Rubens—Passages: Collage Paintings, 2000-2003, catalogue for Yale University exhibition; essays by Sally Nerber and Brenda Correia, Alexander D. Garvin, Linda Friedlaender; Studley Press, 2003.

2002 The Cape Cod Voice, “The emotional paper chase,” Ellen LeBow, July 4, 2 (5).

1997 Provincetown Arts, “Nancy Rubens: Passage of Time,” Paul Bridgewater, Annual Issue.

1996 Collage Art: A Step by Step Guide and Showcase, Jennifer L. Atkinson, Rockport Publishers.

Provincetown Magazine, “Illusion/Allusion: Nancy Rubens,” Sheila McGuinness, June 27.

1994 Cover Magazine, “Nancy Rubens: Blondies Contemporary Art,” Kristine Ecke, April, 8 (4).

The Advocate, “Nancy Rubens at Rice/Polak,” August.

1993 The Cape Cod Times, “Art exhibit makes the connection,” Cindy Nickerson, August 28.

The League at the Cape Catalog, August.

Provincetown Arts, “Hopkins Gallery-Nancy Rubens,” Annual Issue.

1992 The New York Times, “New Artists Invoke Traditions and Start in Own Directions,” Phyllis Braff, May 17.

1990 Artspeak, “The Continuing Evolution of Nancy Rubens,” Sidney Gilbert, November.

Cape Cod Times, “Provincetown show an artistic view of miniature world,” Debbie Forman, February 23.

1989 Artspeak, “Nancy Rubens and the Power of Intimacy,” Ed McCormack, October 1.

The Advocate, “Nancy Rubens at Hopkins,” August 3.

The Cape Cod Times, “Best Bet: Travelling,” August 5.

Provincetown Magazine, “Nancy Rubens at Hopkins Gallery,” August 8.

1988 Manhattan Arts, “Nancy Rubens: Multi Media Gallery,” Thomas Lawrence, October 15.

Artspeak, Kent Wallace, October 15.

Provincetown Magazine, “Nancy Rubens--Painting-Collage,” A.J.T., August 9.

Manhattan Arts, “Multi-Media's Small Works,” Miles Unger, July 15.

1987 The Cape Cod Times, “Collage Artist Captures Cool Energy on Canvas,” Cindy Nickerson, September 4.

Provincetown Magazine, “Hopkins Gallery Show,” Rosalind Smith, September 1.

Provincetown Magazine, “Nancy Rubens in Dual Show,” A.J.T., September 8.

1986 1986 Catalogue of 75th Anniversary Exhibition, Cummings Arts Center, Connecticut College, May 30.