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Joan H. Bontempo

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Associate Professor, Art Appreciation/Art History
English and Humanities Division
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Education and History: 
University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana - BFA

Wayne State University, Detroit, MI - MFA


2011 Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, Anagama invitational, 2010 2010 Marin Price Galleries, Chevy Chase, MD, Sculpture Invitational2008 Lubeznik Art Center, Michigan City, IN, International Ceramics Invitational Museum of Fine Art, Hagerstown MD, Cumberland Valley Art Exhibit2007 Entler Gallery, Shepherdstown, WV Gallery Representation, J. Cooper Gallery, Shepherdstown, WV Washington County Arts Council Gallery, Invitational 2006 Marin Price Galleries, Bethesda, Maryland, Invitational2005 Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown MD, Invitational Washington County Arts Council, Hagerstown MD, Invitational 2003 Washington County Arts Council, Hagerstown, MD, Invitational 1999 Vanguard Gallery, Milwaukee WI, Two Person Show1998 Carroll College, Waukesha, WI, Solo Show Villa Terrace Museum of Art, Milwaukee, WI, Wisconsin Painters & Sculptors, Biennial1997 Grava Gallery, Milwaukee, WI, Two Person Show Porter Butts Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI Biennial, Wisconsin Painters & Sculptors Union Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee,, WI1996 Frederick Layton Gallery, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Wisconsin Painters & Sculptors Biennial, Juried Exhibit Metropolitan Art, Dodgeville, WI, Wisconsin Painters & Sculptors, Juried Exhibit Grava Gallery, Milwaukee, WI, Group Exhibit Gallery 218, Milwaukee, WI, Three-person Exhibit 1995 Anderson Arts Center, Kenosha, WI, Invitational, Alumni Exhibit Nicolet College, Rhinelander, WI, National Juried Exhibit Anderson Arts Center, Kenosha, WI, Wisconsin Women in the Arts, National Juried Exhibit, Awarded 1994 Meadowbrook Hall, Rochester, MI, Invitational, Michigan Potters' Association Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, LA, National Invitational 1993 University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, Solo Show Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, Solo Show 1992 St. Clair Community College, Port Huron, MI, "Women in the Arts", Regional Invitational Albion College, Albion, MI, Solo Show1991 Navy Pier, Chicago, IL, "New art Forms Exposition" Represented by Lakeside Gallery, Lakeside, MI Lakeside Gallery, Lakeside, MI, International Artists in Residence, Group Show Canton Art Institute, Canton, OH, 4th National Invitational1989 Lill Street Gallery, Chicago, IL, "Great Lakes Show", Juried Exhibit Downey Museum of Art, Downey, CA, Juried Group Show Navy Pier, Chicago, IL, "New art Forms Exposition" Represented by Lakeside Gallery, Lakeside, MI1983 Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN, Sculpture Exhibit, Juried Show 1980 Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, National Invitational Michigan Gallery, Detroit MI, Group Show Detroit Artists Market, Detroit MI, Michigan Potters Assoc. Annual, 1980, 19791979 Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, MI, Group Show