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Ellen Burchenal

Professional Experience

2003
  • Printmaking/Papermaking Residency at Pyramid Atlantic studio as part of an invitational collaboration with five other artists: Linda DePalma, Oletha DeVane, Leslie King-Hammond, Joyce Scott, Patti Tronolone. Funded by a grant from the National Endowment for The Arts.
1998 - present
  • Instructor, General Fine Arts Dept, Maryland Institute College of Art.
1995 - present
  • Director, MICA Italy Summer Study Abroad, Maryland Institute College of Art painting/drawing course, Sorrento, Italy.
1997 - 2004
  • Visiting Artist; Maryland Institute, College of Art; Painting, Post Bacc, GFA Depts.
1999
  • Visiting Artist; University of Delaware Fine Arts Area-Painting. Newark, DE.
1998
  • Member of artist panel discussion for Biennial '98, Delaware Art Museum.
  • Visiting Artist; University of Maryland, MFA Painting Program, College Park, MD.
  • Atlantic Center for the Arts, Residency, New Smyrna Beach, Florida.
1995
  • Visiting Artist; Fine Arts Dept, UMBC, Catonsville, MD.
1994
  • Visiting Lecturer; Trinity College, Hartford, CT.
  • Visiting Artist; Fine Arts Dept, UMBC, Catonsville, MD.
1993
  • Project site manager for NMAI collections housing study; The Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of the American Indian, New York, NY.
1991-94
  • Visiting Lecturer; Career Development, Maryland Institute College of Art.
1992
  • Visiting Lecturer; University of Delaware, Painting Dept. Newark, DE.
1983-89
  • Board member & Artist Advisory Committee chair, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore.

Exhibitions

2005
  • Collaboration as Medium: 25 Years of Pyramid Atlantic, Edison Place Gallery, Pepco Headquarters, Washington, DC. Traveling.
2004
  • Fusion One: Resident Artist Exhibition Pyramid Atlantic, Silver Spring, MD.
2003
  • SELECT WPA/Corcoran, 2003 Art Auction, Washington, DC.
2002
  • Biomorphix, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE.
2001
  • Invented Objects / Imagined Spaces, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD.
2000
  • Soho Myriad Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia.
1999
  • Ellen Burchenal: Recent Work, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, solo exhibition.
  • Project 'In...Cubo', Associazione Artisti Contemporanei Firenze e Metropoli, Florence, Italy.
  • A Selection of Work by Maryland Women Artists, Government House, Annapolis, MD, curated by Doreen Bolger, Director, Baltimore Museum of Art.
1998
  • Biennial '98, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE.
1997
  • Peninsula Fine Arts Center Juried Exhibition 1997, Newport News, VA.
1996
  • The Dialectic of Line, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore.
  • 300 Signs, Artscape '96, Baltimore.
1995
  • Traces: Connecting Sculpture and Drawing, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore.
  • Critics Pick, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD.
  • Spring 1995 Exhibition, School 33 Art Center, Baltimore.
1994
  • Sculpture: Outside The Lines, Metropol Gallery, Baltimore.
  • Widener Gallery, Trinity College, Hartford, CT.
  • The Far Light, Fine Arts Gallery, UMBC, Catonsville, MD & Millersville Univ., Millersville, PA.
1993
  • A BIG DRAWING, solo exhibition, Federal Studios, Baltimore.
  • Drawings Coast to Coast, Rockville Arts Place, Rockville, MD.

Public Commissions

1989-99
  • Floating and Flying, 1% For Art Commission, Hamilton Elementary/ Middle School, architects Richter Cornbrook Gribble, Inc., in collaboration with artist Linda DePalma.
1989-95
  • Undercurrent, Shot Tower Metro Station, Baltimore Metro, Mass Transit Administration. This is a 4-color laminated glass wall 8 ft high x 900 ft long that surrounds passenger platform in subway station. The project involved collaboration with architectural team Daniel, Mann, Johnson and Mendenhall.

Awards & Recogition

2002
  • National Endowment for the Arts Artist Residency, Pyramid Atlantic, Riverdale, MD.
2000
  • Individual Artist Award, Maryland State Arts Council, Baltimore.
1997
  • Individual Artist Award, Maryland State Arts Council, Baltimore.
1995
  • AIA Honors Award, as member of architectural team for design of Shot Tower Metro Station, Baltimore Metro, Mass Transit Administration.
  • Individual Artist Award, Maryland State Arts Council, Baltimore.
1994
  • Maryland Art Place Critics' Residency Program, selected by critic Liz Kotz.
1992
  • Individual Artist Award, Maryland State Arts Council, Baltimore.
1991
  • Maryland Art Place Critics' Residency Program, selected by critic David Carrier.