Education

2001 - Dual MFA in printmaking and fiber art, Academy of Fine Arts, Poznań, Poland
1999 - Dual BFA in printmaking and fiber art, Academy​ of Fine Arts, Poznań, Poland

1997 - BA in Graphic Design, School of Applied Arts, Poznań, Poland

​Professional Experience
Professor of Printmaking and Fiber Art at Slippery Rock University, PA​, USA

​Selected Exhibitions and Participation:

2020
28th annual Area Artists Exhibition at Grove City College, PA
2019
Guess What Specific? Gallery Jak, 
Poznań, Poland
2nd Biennial of Fiber Art, Museum of Applied Arts, btapoznan.pl, Poznań, Poland
K3, 3 artist exhibition at The Baltic Sea Cultural Center, Gda
ńsk, Poland
The Arts in Society, International Conference, presenting: 
Pedagogies of Art Integration. The Power   of Interdisciplinary Collaborations in Art Studio. Polytechnic Institute of Lisbon, Portugal
Portals, Group A exhibition, 707 Gallery, Pittsburgh Cultural District
11th Baltic Mini Textile 2019, international juried triennial, Museum of City Gdynia,Poland

Speaker and panel chair at College Art Association, CAA2019 conference, Working Together on a     Frontier: Art Collaborations with STEAM Across Campus, New York, NY 

Colors, Martha Gault Art Gallery, Slippery Rock University 

2018
Graphicall 2018 International Printmaking Exposium, 4bid Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
LOFT, 10th Baltic Mini Textile of 2016, international juried triennial, at Loft, Raum für Kunst und Gegenwart, Ansbach, Germany
Mid-America Print Council (MAPC), Juried Member’s Exhibition, University of Wyoming
Speaker and panel chair at MAPC2018: Working Together on a Frontier: Printmaking   Collaborations with STEAM Across Campus, University of Wyoming
Student to Student, group exhibition with students, Station Culture, Rumia, Poland
Fiber Art, group exhibition, Debiut Gallery, Gdynia, Poland
Nature Observed, Hoyt Art Center, New Castle, PA

Impressions in Red, group exhibition with students, Dixon University Center, Harrisburg, PA

Pieced: A Southern Graphics International Council Portfolio, Ruth Eckerd Gallery at The Bascom,
 A Center for the Visual Arts, Highlands, NC
Pieced
: A Southern Graphics International Council Portfolio, SGCI conference, Las Vegas, NV
COIL, presented at the Collaborative Online International Learning conference, New York, NY

2017
Speak for Yourself', Associated Artists of Pittsburgh members exhibition, FrameHouse & Jask   Gallery, Pittsburgh
Color on White, Third Floor Gallery, solo exhibition, California University of Pennsylvania
Incisioni al Femminile, 2017 Edition, Atelier Controsegno, Napoli, Italy

Color on White, solo exhibition, Martha Gault Art Gallery, Slippery Rock University

2016
10th Baltic Mini Textile 2016, international juried triennial, Central Museum of Textiles, Lodź, Poland

8th International Printmaking Biennial Douro, Portugal
Contextile, Contemporary Textile Art Biennial, speaker at TextileTALKS, Guimarães, Portugal 
13th National Exhibition of Polish Tapestry, Central Museum of Textiles, Lodź, Poland
Impressions in Red, group exhibition with students, Station Culture, Rumia, Poland
10th Baltic Mini Textile Gdynia 2016, international juried triennial, Museum of City Gdynia, Poland
20x20 Przeglad Tkaniny Unikatowej, Warsaw and Gdańsk, Poland
Transactions: Art & Poetry Exchange, Spinning Plate Gallery, Pittsburgh
2015
Grove City College Gallery, Grove City, PA
Small, Smaller, the Smallest 3 artist exhibition at The Baltic Sea Cultural Center, Gda
ńsk, Poland
Color on White, solo exhibition, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
14th Lessedra World Art Print Annual, Sofia, Bulgaria

6x6 Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY
5th Guanlan International Print Biennial, China
Global Images of U.S. Women, International Women Art Exhibition, SRU, PA
Bibliotheca Alexandrina International Biennale for Miniature Graphics, Alexandria, Egypt
Incisioni al Femminile, 2015 Edition, Atelier Controsegno, Napoli, Italy
2014

From Lausanne to Beijing, 8th International Fiber Art Biennale, Beijing/Nantong, China

Grove City College Gallery, Grove City, PA

Ode to Water, The Baltic Sea Cultural Center, Gdańsk, Poland

Experiment, Refectory Gallery, Kartuzy, Poland
International Fiber Arts Conference, presentation, Academy of Fine Arts, Gdańsk, Poland

6x6 Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY
solo exhibition, STUDIO 2504, West Virginia University, WV

2013
The Arts in Society, International Conference, presentation: Monotype, Budapest, Hungary
Grove City College Gallery, Grove City, PA

5+1, Bottlebrush Gallery, Harmony, PA

Architecture Transformed, solo exhibition, Sweetwater Center for the Arts, Sewickley, PA
Here & Now, juror for the National Printmaking Exhibition, Sweetwater Center for the Arts 

2012

From Lausanne to Beijing,7th International Fiber Art Biennale, Beijing/Nantong, China
Printed Image 4, Alice C. Sabatini Gallery at TSCPL, Topeka, KS
Out of Context, Spinning Plate Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
While You Were Out, Faculty & Student Exhibit, SRU
Pittsburgh Print Group, End of Time:2012, Pittburgh Center for The Arts, Pittsburgh, PA
White, Black & Shades of Gray, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA
Bottlebrush Gallery, Harmony, PA
2011
My Place, juror for a regional Fiber Art Exhibition, Sweetwater Center for The Arts, Sewickley, PA

Architecture Transformed, Green Grocer's Gallery, Oliwa, Poland
Gallery at The Polish Baltic F. Chopin Philharmonic, Gdańsk, Poland
9x12, Ferencvarosi Pince Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2010
Grove City College Gallery, Grove City, PA
Museum of The Land of Puck, solo exhibition, Puck, Poland

8th International Baltic Mini Textile Triennial, Gdynia, Poland
Architecture Transformed, WiMBP, Gda
ńsk, Poland
2009
5th International Biennial of Painting and Unique Textile, Gdynia, Poland
Gallery at the State Archives in Gdańsk, Poland
Meadville Council on The Arts, October Evenings, Meadville, PA
36th Annual​​ Hoyt Regional Juried Art Exhibition, New Castle, PA
22nd National Small Print Exhibition, University of Wisconsin, WI

MDK City of Rumia Cultural Center, Rumia, Poland
Sopot University of Applied Science, solo exhibition, Sopot, Poland

West-Cassubian Museum Art Gallery, solo exhibition, Bytow, Poland

2008
Meadville Council on The Arts, October Evenings, Award, Meadville, PA
2007
juror for Fiber Art Juried Show, AABC, Butler, PA

Grove City College Gallery, Grove City, PA, 2007​
International workshop and exhibit "Space Identity", Buffalo State College, NY
Kurier Plus Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Affogato Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA​​​

 

Artworks in private collections in: USA, UK, Italy, Germany, Poland, France, Portugal, Spain, Bulgaria, Netherlands
Fondo Donne ad Arte/ Academy of Fine Arts in Naples, Italy

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Egypt
Penn State University Beaver, USA

 

Memberships:
College Art Association (CAA)
Mid America Print Council (MAPC)

Associated Artists of Pittsburgh (AAP)
Southern Graphics Council International (SGCI)
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Barbara Westman
PRINTMAKING / FIBER ART