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joelBorn and raised on the coast of Maine,
I now live and work in Santa Cruz, California

Education

Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, May 1992
Major: Studio Art Minor: French

Master of Fine Arts (MFA), Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois,
June 1996
Primary Concentration: Painting
Secondary Concentration: Printmaking
Department of Art Theory and Practice Fellow, Academic Year 1994 to 1995

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), Bethany University, Scotts Valley, CA, May 2008

Credential

Level I Preliminary, Art, SB2042 with CLAD Emphasis, No Child Left Behind Compliant

Selected Exhibitions

Group Exhibition: Winter Show, Thos. Moser, Freeport, ME, January 2014

Group Exhibition: Summer Show, Thos. Moser, Freeport, ME, July 2013

Solor Exhibiotn: Recent Works, Biddeford Pool, ME, June 2013

Group Exhibition: Then and Now, Hang Gallery, San Francisco, California, June 2008

Group Exhibition: Santa Cruz Collision, Mill Gallery, Santa Cruz, California, May 2008

Group Exhibition: The Art of Giving, Jameson Gallery, Portland, Maine, Dec 2006

Group Exhibition: Our Maine Coast, Jameson Gallery, Portland, Maine, July 2006

Group Exhibition: Good Things in Small Packages, Jameson Gallery, Portland, Maine, May 2006

Group Exhibition: Studio 333, Sausalito, California, May 2006

76th Annual Statewide Exhibition , Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, California, May 2006

Group Invitational: Good Things in Small Packages, Jameson Gallery, Portland, ME, May 2006

Group Exhibition: Studio 333, Sausalito, CA, May 2006

Group Invitational: Our Maine Coast, Jameson Gallery, Portland, ME, July 29 2006

Decorator Showcase, San Francisco, California, May 2004

Open Studios, Cultural Council of Santa Cruz County, Santa Cruz, California, October
2003

The View From Here, Recent Works by Joel Tarbox, Anna Conti and Kenny Mencher, Hang at the Canvas, San Francisco, California, November 2002

Open Studios, Cultural Council of Santa Cruz County, Santa Cruz, California, October 2001

Grand Opening Exhibition, Hang Gallery, Palo Alto, California, July 2001

Artists/Alumni: Masters of Fine Arts from Northwestern's Department of Art Theory and Practice, Mary and Leigh Block Museum, Evanston, Illinois, May 2001

Recent Works by Joel Tarbox and David Regan, Color Graphics, San Francisco, California, February 2001

Winners Circle, Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, California, March 1998

Out of Order, Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, California, August 1997

Scholarship Exhibition, Union League Civic and Arts Foundation, Chicago, Illinois, July 1996

Mediating Spaces, Dittmar Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, May 1996

Scholarship Exhibition, Union League Civic and Arts Foundation, Chicago, Illinois, August 1995

Graduate Exhibition, Dittmar Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, January 1996

College of Arts and Sciences, Office of the Dean, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1996

Graduate Exhibition, Dittmar Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, March 1995

A Step Ahead: Looking Back, Contemporary Maine Art, The Seaman's Club, Portland, Maine, May 1993

The State of the Art Exhibition and Auction, Maine Coast Artists Gallery, Rockport, Maine, August 1992

Collections

University College, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois

Private Collections

Awards and Honors

Merit Award, Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, California, August 1997

Scholarship, Union League Civic and Arts Foundation, Chicago, Illinois, June 1996

Scholarship, Department of Art Theory & Practice, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois,1996

Scholarship, Union League Civic and Arts Foundation,
Chicago, Illinois, August 1995

Fellowship, Department of Art Theory & Practice, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1995

Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts degree, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, May 1992

Cum Laude in Art, Department of Art, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, May 1992

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