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harriette tsosie - painter

"Glyph  No. 11"
"Glyph  No. 6"
"Glyph  No. 5"
"Monument Triptyph"
"Glyph  No. 2"
"Glyph  No. 9"

about harriette


Exhibitions 2016
“Art Santa Fe,” Santa Fe Community Convention Center,

Santa Fe, NM (juried)
“Encaustic Art in the 21st Century,” Encaustic Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM (juried)
“Pluperfect,” Harwood Art Center,

Albuquerque, NM (three woman show)
“Banned,” Santa Fe Community Gallery,

Santa Fe, NM (invited exhibition)
“Pulse,” Fuller Lodge Art Center,

Los Alamos, NM (juried group exhibition)
“Lost and Found in Translation,” Weyrich Gallery,

Albuquerque, NM (two woman show)
Solo Exhibitions 2015
“Code Talking,” Encaustic Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM
“Native Influence,” Gallery 901, Santa Fe, NM
“Linguicide.”  Weyrich Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
Juried Exhibitions 2015
“Nature as Muse.” Eleanor Bliss Center for the Arts,

Steamboat Springs, CO.
“The Significance of Place.”  South Broadway Cultural Center, Albuquerque, NM
“The Buzz Stops Here.” Art.Science Gallery, Austin, TX.  
“Bosque.”  Open Space Visitors Center.  Albuquerque, NM.
“Contemporary Encaustic.”  Royal Contemporary Gallery, Florence, CO.
“Wax Stories.”  Knoll Gallery, Denver, CO.
“Fifth Annual Juried Encaustic Exhibition.” 

Encaustic Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM
“IV Biennial Cuidad Juarez-El Paso Biennial 2015.” 

El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX and
          Museo de Arte de Cuidad Juarez, Juarez, Mexico.
“Another Way of Keeping a Diary.”

San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, CA.
Invited Exhibitions 2015
“Smudge.” Downtown Contemporary, Albuquerque, NM
“Under a Common Sky.”  Taos, NM
Juried Exhibitions 2014
“The Art in Wax,” 901 Gallery, Santa Fe, NM. 

Jurors: Sherry Ikeda and John Schaeffer.
    Best of Show award.
“Rusting is Poetry,” Nat’l Ass’n of Women Artists,

New York City, NY.  Juror: Jenn Dierdorf
“The Devil in the Straight Line,”

Bakehouse Art Center, Miami, Fl.  Juror.  
    Second place award.
“The Creative Process.”  East End Arts, Riverhead, NY.  Jurors: Gerald Peters, Peter Marcelle. Honorable mention award.
“Aqueous XXVIII.” Tubac Center of the Arts,
Tubac, AZ.
Selected Exhibitions 2014
“Salon 2014.”  Freestyle Gallery, Albuquerque, NM.
“Encaustic with Dimension.”  Encaustic Art Institute.
“The Art of Nature and All That Is Natural.” 

Encaustic Art Institute.
“Honoring Our Ancestors.” Gaucho Blue Gallery, Peñasco, NM.
“12 x 12.”  Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM
Solo Exhibitions 2013
“Code Talking.”  Leich Lathrop Gallery, Albuquerque, NM.
“I HAVE A QUESTION and there’s no one left to answer it.”  Harwood Art Center.

Invited Exhibitions 2013
Park Fine Art International Tour Show.  Han-Yan Gallery, Beijing, and Pao Gallery, Hong Kong, China. 

Park Fine Art, Albuquerque, NM.
Masters Art Exhibition, 2013 International Encaustic Artists EncaustiCon Conference, NM.

Juried Exhibitions 2013
“Fusion.” Eggman & Walrus, Santa Fe, NM.

Juror: Bonnie Leibowitz.
“H2O,” East End Arts National Juried Exhibition.
“Miniatures and More,” Albuquerque Museum of Art, NM.
“Let Moisture Reign,” Gaucho Blue Gallery.

Selected Exhibitions 2013
“Wax with Dimension” and “Self Portrait: A Journey Within,” Encaustic Art Institute.


Selected Exhibitions 2012
“Creation/Migration,” FreeStyle Gallery.
“2nd Annual National Encaustic Exhibition,”

Encaustic Art Institute. Juror: Ellen Koment.
“Abstract New Mexico,” Matrix Fine Art, Albuquerque, NM.  Juror: Andrew Connors.
 “Liquid Currency: Spend It Like Water,” South Broadway

Cultural Center, Albuquerque, NM.  (invited exhibition).
“Multiplicity,” South Broadway Cultural Center

(Art in Public Places commission).
“New Mexico Showcase,” 516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM. 

Juror: Peter Frank.
“Paper and Wax” and “Encaustic and Silk,”

Harwood Art Center (two-woman exhibitions). 

Selected Exhibitions 2011
“Nat’l Encaustic Exhibition.”  Juror, Linda Durham. 

Encaustic Art Institute.
“Mining the Unconscious II,” Santa Fe University of Art and Design, Santa Fe, NM.
“Pulp” and “Mining the Unconscious III,” Encaustic Art Institute.

Selected Exhibitions 2010
“Pollination,” Community Gallery, Santa Fe. 

Juror: Santa Fe Arts Commission. 
“Wax/Paper,” Encaustic Art Institute.
“Best Foot Forward,” Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA.
“Pollen Nation,” Open Space Gallery, Albuquerque. 

Juror: Joshua Willis. 
“Thermal Duration,” FLUX Contemporary, Albuquerque.
“Dialectic” and “Hot Wax,” Encaustic Art Institute.
“Parallel Universe,” “In Just Spring,” and “Variations in the Key of Black,” FLUX Contemporary.         

2015 The Buzz Stops Here

                           2014 Honoring Our Ancestors.                                                                                                                         
2013 Fusion.  International Encaustic Artists’ juried EncaustiCon exhibition.
2013 I HAVE A QUESTION and there’s no one left to answer it.
2012 New Mexico Showcase

                2012 Liquid Currency: Spend It Like Water                   2011 Encaustic Art Institute Members Catalog
2009 New Mexico Wax Members Catalog
2008 Taos Fall Arts Festival Catalog
2007 The Cradle Project Catalog

Awards and Honors
2015 Third Place, “The Buzz Stops Here,”

Art. Science Museum, Austin, TX.
2014 Best of Show, “The Art in Wax,”

901 Gallery, Canyon Road, Santa Fe, NM.
2014 Second Place, “The Devil in the Straight Line,”

Bakehouse Art Center, Miami, FL.
2014 Honorable Mention, “The Creative Process,”

East End Arts, NY.
2013 Best of Show, Mixed Media Category,

“Let Moisture Reign,” Gaucho Blue Gallery, NM.
2012 Cover art and featured artist,

                   Encaustic Arts Magazine, December 2012.                           
2012 Albuquerque Art in Public Places commission,

“Baggage Claim.”  Albuquerque, NM.                 
2004 Encantada Sponsor Award,

Rio Grande Art Association, Albuquerque, NM.

Paula Roland Monotype Workshop, Santa Fe, NM
R & F Paints Encaustic Intensive Workshop, San Antonio, TX
Ellen Koment Beginning Encaustic Workshop,

Albuquerque, NM
Drake University, Des Moines, IA. Advanced

             painting studies with painter Jules Kirschenbaum           Baylor University, Waco, TX. Graduate studies,

English Literature
Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI. BA,

English Literature. Minor: Fine Arts

Public Service
2015 Organizer/co curator “Contemporary Spirit,”

Santa Fe, NM.  Indigenous exhibition.
2013 Presenter, EncaustiCon 2013,

Santa Fe, NM.  “Collaboration.”
2012 Presenter, La Vendéenne Awards,

EncaustiCon, San Antonio, TX
2012 Creator, La Vendéenne Awards,

International Encaustic Artists
2011 Founding artist, “Mining the Unconscious” Project
2010 Presenter, Fourth Annual Encaustic

Painting Conference, Montserrat College of
    Art, Beverly, MA: “Creating an Encaustic Organization.” 
2010 President, Encaustic Art Institute, Cerrillos, NM
2010 Board of Directors,

FLUX Contemporary, Albuquerque, NM
2009 Development Committee/Founding Member, FLUX Contemporary, Albuquerque

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