Resume

Education

  • M.F.A., Graduate with Distinction, Indiana University, Bloomington IN
  • M.S. University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie WI
  • B.S. University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie WI

Fellowships & Honors

  • Everglades National Park Artist in Residence Award, U.S. Department of the Interior National Park Service, Homestead FL,
  • Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, international award based on artistic merit, New York NY,
  • Visiting Artist, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha NE,
Jane Abrams in her studio with her dog, Bindi
  • Artist in Residence Award, Fundación Valparaíso, Mojácar, Spain,
  • Artist in Residence Award, Robert M. MacNamara Foundation, Westport Island ME,
  • John Anson Kittredge Grant, Educational Travel Award,
  • Artist in Residence Award, Julia and David White Artist's Colony, Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica,
  • Guest Artist Award, Anderson Ranch, Snowmass CO,
  • National Endowment for the Arts, Visual Artist Fellowship Grant,
  • Regents’ Professorship, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque NM. Endowed Chair, an award based on excellence in teaching and creative work,
  • Distinguished Alumni Award, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie WI,
  • Distinguished Alumni Award, College of Fine Arts, Indiana University, Bloomington IN,
  • Artist in Residency Grant, Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell NM,
  • National Endowment for the Arts, Visual Artist Fellowship Grant,
  • Invited Member of Society of American Graphic Artists, New York NY,
  • Ford Foundation Grant, "Photographic Processes for Intaglio,"
  • Guest Artist Grant, Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque NM,
  • Research Fellowship, Indiana University Museum of Fine Arts, Indiana University Foundation, Bloomington IN,
  • Graduate Studies Fellowship, Indiana University, Bloomington IN,

Travel

  • Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica, Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Thailand, India, Laos and Vietnam
Gator—Everglades Series, by Jane Abrams

Teaching Experience

  • Regents' Professor Emeritus University of New Mexico, Albuquerque NM
  • Numerous Invited Guest Artist positions
  • Began exhibiting in the late '60s and since that time have been represented in hundreds of national, international, juried, and one-artist exhibitions and have received numerous awards.

Guest Artist/Juror/Speaker

  • Guest Speaker in conjunction with the exhibition Feral Flora, New Paintings by Jane Abrams, The Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque NM,
  • Guest Speaker, American Society for Aesthetics Conference, Santa Fe NM. “A Selection of My Work from the 1990s to the Present: Artist Residencies from Costa Rica to Spain and from Maine and Mexico to Omaha,”
Elijah's Fish Tangle, by Jane Abrams
  • Juror, 7th Annual Saul Bell Design Award Competition. International design competition for excellence in jewelry and hollowware, Sponsored by Rio Grande Jewelry Supply, Albuquerque NM,
  • Guest Artist/Speaker, Laramie Community Colleges, Cheyenne WY,
  • Guest Artist/Speaker, Highlands University, Las Vegas NM,
  • Guest Artist in conjunction with The Informing Spirit, an exhibition of the Art of the Americas Southwest and West Coast Canada: 1925-1945, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg, Ontario, Canada,
  • Guest Speaker, "Magnifico," Albuquerque Convention Center, Albuquerque NM,
  • Guest Artist, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie WI,
  • Guest Artist, Indiana University, Bloomington IN,
  • Juror, 1990 Mountain West Biennial Works on Paper, Nora Eccles Harrison Museum, Logan UT,
  • Guest Artist/Speaker, NEA sponsored speaker program, Utah State University, Logan UT,
  • Guest Artist/Speaker, Mississippi State University, Starkville MS,
  • Panelist to select recipient artists for the Illinois Arts Council Grants, Illinois Arts Council, Chicago IL,
  • Juror, 17th Annual Southwest Arts and Crafts Festival Albuquerque NM,
  • Guest Curator, Young Printmakers, chosen to select artists for an exhibition at R.S. Levy Gallery in conjunction with the 17th Annual Southern Graphics Council, University of Texas, Austin TX,
  • Guest Artist/Speaker, 1988 Honors Forum, Maricopa College, Phoenix AZ,
  • Juror, Breaking Ground Breaking Rules, exhibition sponsored by Women's Caucus for the Arts, Equitable Financial Co., National Endowment for the Arts and New Mexico Arts Division, Deming NM,
  • Juror, New Mexico State Fair Fine Arts Competition, Albuquerque NM,
  • Juror to select New Mexico State Awards for Artists in the Schools, Santa Fe NM,
  • Guest Speaker, "Artist Dialogues," in conjunction with the exhibition Empowered Painting, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe NM,
  • Guest Artist, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville AR,
  • Guest Artist, Oxbow Summer Workshop, Saugatuck MI,
  • Guest Artist, Print Symposium, Drake University, Des Moines IA,
  • Panelist, National Endowment for the Arts/Mid-America to award fellowships in printmaking, drawing and artists books, Kansas City MO,
  • Guest Artist and public presentation, University of South Dakota, Vermillion SD,
  • Juror, Daily Bread exhibition, funded by State of New Mexico, Albuquerque NM,
  • Guest Artist and public presentation, University of Texas, Austin TX,
  • Guest Artist, The Etching Process two-day workshop, Taos Artists Association, Taos NM,
  • Guest Artist and public presentation in printmaking, "The Photograph and the Limits of Vision," Indiana State University, Evansville IN,
  • Book Arts Festival two-day demonstration in lithography, Santa Fe Governor's Palace, Santa Fe NM,
  • The Intaglio Press two-day workshop, Taos Artists Association, Taos NM,
  • Art Week Workshop three-day workshop in the Intaglio medium, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs CO,
  • Juror, Women in the Southwest exhibition (painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, crafts), Albuquerque United Artists Gallery, Albuquerque NM,
  • Presenter, "Southwest Landscape: an ingeminate bond for the creative woman," Western States American Studies Conference, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque NM,
  • "Sexual Politics in Language and Art," paper presented to the Arizona Woman's Caucus for Art, University of Arizona, Tucson AZ,
  • Juror, Aperture exhibition (photography, painting, drawing, prints, sculpture), funded by the Arizona Woman's Caucus for Art, Pima College, Arizona,
  • "A Visual Dialogue: Language and Art," presentation for the Research Colloquia, Faculty and Professional Women's Association, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque NM,
  • Workshop Series five-day workshop with the students of lithography and etching, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge LA,
  • "Sexual Politics in Language and Art" public presentation, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge LA,
  • "Language and Vision" public presentation, East Carolina University, Greenville NC,
  • Guest Artist, Indiana University, Bloomington IN,