City of Sets

by Joan Fabian

City of Sets
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Artist: Joan Fabian
Uploaded on: March 19th, 2011
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Acrylic & Latex on Wood
24″ X 24″

About the Artist

Joan Fabian


MFA, University of Texas, San Antonio, TX. 1995
BFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL. 1985


2011 State of Texas 2-D Artist-Finalist
2007 -11 Honorarium, Luminaria, City of San Antonio
2008 Capelli ‘d Angeli Foundation Grant
Honorarium, City of San Antonio, Office of Cultural Affairs, TX
2007 Studio DSPS Residency, Rotterdam, Holland
2005 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Artist Grant
2004 Austin Fairchild Art Foundation
2003 Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum
2002 Puffin Foundation, Ltd. Artist Grant
Texas Commission on the Arts
2000 CIES Fulbright Scholar Award to Pakistan
1991 Visual Artist Grant, City of Chicago


Jazz City Fabric Collection, Westminster Fabrics, LTD

Foundation id11_Flatlands, Installation, Delft, Holland
Worm, Rotterdam, Holland (performance/video)
Play it Loud!, Miami Dade College Art Gallery, Miami, FL
In Color, San Antonio College, Moody Learning Center, San Antonio, TX
Your Lips Make My Body Quiver, Blue Star Arts Space, San Antonio, TX
Walvis Gallery, Schiedam, Holland
Studio DSPS Foundation, Rotterdam, Holland
JumpStart, San Antonio, TX (animation)
Bravo! Rotterdam, Holland
Worm, Rotterdam, Holland
Doing Dutch, Fort Worth Art Center, Ft.Worth, TX
Hybridity, REM Gallery, San Antonio, TX (Nov)
Drive By Incubation, Romo Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Bueno Ensemble, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL
Vital Surge, Art League of Houston, Houston, TX
As You Wish, Paris Parsons School of Design Gallery, Paris, France
Hybrid Out, Lagos Gallery, Richland College, Dallas, TX
Salsa and Tulips: Zandvliet and Fabian, Artoteek Schiedam, Schiedam, Holland
Salsa and Tulips: Zandvliet and Fabian, REM Gallery, San Antonio, TX
Cultural Juxtaposition, Southwest School of Art and Craft, San Antonio, TX
Squiggle, REM Gallery, San Antonio, TX
Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX
The Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, TX
Swirling Notions, The American Center, Islamabad, Pakistan
Recent Works, The National College of Arts Gallery, Lahore, Pakistan
HiFi Masala, Visual Arts and Technology Gallery, San Antonio College, TX
Suspicious Activity, Guadalupe Cultural Arts Complex, San Antonio, TX
Trace Elements, The Cactus Bra Gallery, San Antonio, TX
Listening for the Echoes, Laredo Center for the Arts, Laredo, TX


Music, Access Gallery, Austin TX

Revealing Culture, The Smithsonian International Museum, Washington, D.C.
Simply Chicago, Evanston, IL
Discovery Ball, Civic Opera House, Chicago, IL
Luminaria, San Antonio, TX
ArtFirst! Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
Avram Gallery, Chicago, IL
Luminaria, San Antonio, TX
Paesaggio Fine Art, Hartford, CT
Dougherty Arts Center, Austin, TX
MonoPlex/Radio K-ICE, CAM San Antonio, TX
Unit-B Gallery, San Antonio, TX
Hunting Art Prize Exhibition, The Decorative Center, Houston, TX
Lana Santorelli Gallery, Southampton, NY
Walvis Gallerie, Scheidam, Holland
Exquisite Corpse, 118 Gallery, San Antonio, TX
Platform, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, TX
Green Eggs and CAM, Cameo Theatre, San Antonio, TX (animation)
Affair at the Jupiter, Jupiter Hotel, Portland, OR
Blue Star 20, Blue Star Contemporary Art Space, San Antonio, TX curated by Tony Jones
San Antonio Painting, Blue Star Contemporary Art Space, San Antonio, TX
Funkadelicide, Broadway Gallery, New York, NY curated by D.Dominick Lombardi
Over the Top / Under the Rug, SICA, Long Branch, NJ
Small Works, Creative Center, New York, NY
Starving Artists Ball, Studio 42, New York, NY
Postcards from the Edge, Visual Aids, New York, NY
Show-Offs, William Campbell Contemporary, Ft.Worth, TX
Digitalis 2, The Evergreen Cultural Centre, Coquitlan, B.C. Canada curated by James K-M
Expo 500, 500X Gallery, Dallas. Curated by Vincent Falsetta.
EyeTwisters, Houston Community College Art Gallery, Houston, TX (curated)
Painters X3:J.Fabian, F.Gay, C.McManemin, Women and Their Work Gallery, Austin, TX (catalog)
New American Talent 17, Jones Center for Contemporary Art, Austin, TX. curated by Kathryn Kanjo
Interrogating Diversity. Betty Rymer Gallery SAIC, Chicago, IL
Free Manifesta, Frankfurter Kunst Verein, Frankfurt, Germany
Project Enduring Look, Project House, Chicago, IL
Face-Off, Betty Rymer Gallery, SAIC. Chicago, IL
New American Talent 16, The Jones Center for Contemporary Art, Austin, TX
New American Talent 14, Arthouse, Austin, TX
Dishman Competition, Dishman Gallery, Lamar University, Beaumont, TX, curated by James Yood
South Texas Art Museum, Corpus Christi, TX
In-Flux, West End Gallery, Houston, TX
South Texas Art Museum, Corpus Christi, TX
NTID Switzer Gallery, Rochester Institute of Technology, NY
Grabados Universidad de Texas, Instituto Cultural Peruano Northeamericano, Lima, Peru
Next Wave, 1203 Art Space Gallery, San Antonio, TX curated by Ken Little
Visions Gallery, Albany, NY
Bloch, Fabian, Martinez, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL
Visual Arts Center of Alaska, Anchorage
Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL


San Antonio Express News: SA Cultura, “S.A. artist has Smithsonian Show” Elda Silva, June 27, 2010
“Flatlands id11:An Artists’ Residency 2009” Artist Book published by City of Delft 2010
San Antonio Express News, Dan Goddard, November 3, 2007
Ft.Worth Telegram, Doing Dutch, May 10, 2007
Dallas Observer, Found Art, S.Anne Durham May 14, 2007
Arts Houston Magazine, “Vital Surge” Tria Wood, August 2005
Paris Voice, Oct/Nov 2005 “Joan Fabian and the Mindwrestlers at Paris Parsons”
San Antonio Express News, “ Fine and Figurative” Dan Goddard, January 30, 2005
San Antonio Current, “Hollandy Sauce” Elaine Wolff, May 20-25, 2004
San Antonio Current, “Best Struggling Artist 2004” by Elaine Wolff, April 14-20, 2004
Glasstire Recommends, “Salsa and Tulips” Contemporary Arts Month lineup Summer, 2004
Fulbright Scholar Program Bulletin 05-06, “Tea, Paint, and the Rhythm of the Street Create Art”
San Antonio Express News “Fabian travels to Holland” by Edmund Tijerina, March 18, 2004
Look TV (Dutch Television) March 8 to March 20, 2004
Rotterdam Dagblad, “Kunstzinning samenwerken via internet” by Eva Crouwell, Feb 27,2004
Musis Magazine (full page color on cover) “Salsa = Tulips” by Hans Van Der Sloot, March 2004
Richland Chronicle, “Hybrid Out” by Kristen Walker, February 17, 2004
Dallas Observer “Sensual Delights” by Jay Webb June 28, 2003
Glasstire In Review: “San Antonio Update” by Felice Koenig, June 16, 2003 San Antonio, “Squiggle: Bold Strokes offer a deeper meaning”. By Chris Jones, May,
DDA, “Digital Artists Interviews”, Spring, 2003
Glasstire Recommends, “Joan Fabian/Charlie Morris at REM Gallery”, May, 2003
ArtLies, “New American Talent” by Elizabeth McBride, Fall, 2002 (photo) San Antonio “Joan Fabian: Cultural Juxtaposition, Artist Collaborate via the Net” by Chris
Jones, January , 2003.
Komix-Fumetti @ 360, Joan Fabian Interview by Claudio Parentela, Catanzaro, Italy. January , 2003
Buiten Westen Art Platform, “Joan Fabian” Schiedam, Holland.
Austin American Statesman,”Whimsy, whimsy on the Walls” by Michael Barnes, April 25, 2002
San Antonio Express News. “Artist Swirls Two Cultures” by Emily Spicer, December 2,2002
Absolute Arts Art News. New American Talent 16 Artists” Arlington Museum of Art. Sept 7, 2001
San Antonio Business Journal “Fabian Fulbright Fellow Returns” February 26, 2001
Dawn, “Joan Fabian Exhibit at NCA” December 13, 2000, (photo) “Report from San Antonio, Texas” by Michael Duncan (Los Angeles), August 8, 2000

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