Lydia Bodnar-Balahutrak

Dreams at Bay


Blanket of Silence


Parting Curtain


Witnesses


EDUCATION:
1977 M.F.A., George Washington University, Washington, DC
1976-77 The Corcoran School of Art, Washington, DC
1973 B.S., Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2000 The Arts Alliance Center of Clear Lake, Texas
1995-96 Reed Whipple Cultural Center, City of Las Vegas, Nevada
1995 The Nave Museum of Art, Texas (catalogue)
Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas
The Dallas Visual Art Center, Dallas, Texas
1993 The Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, Texas
1991 Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas
1988 Graham Gallery, Houston, Texas
1985 University of Houston at Clear Lake, Houston, Texas
GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2003-04 Invitational; National Museum of Fine Arts, Kyiv, Ukraine
2000 Imprints – Mementos, three-person invitational; Adair Margo Gallery, El Paso, TX
Miniatures, invitational; Hooks-Epstein Galleries, Houston, TX
1999 Thresholds, four-person invitational; Concordia University, Austin, TX
1998 The Figure, invitational; Valley House Gallery, Dallas, TX
1996 Texas Competition Winners, 3-person exhibition; The Art Center, Waco, TX
1997 Mixed Mediums: Cycles of the Spiritual, 3-person invitational; Dimock Gallery, Washington, D.C.
1996-98 The Portrait; Roberts Weslayan College Art Gallery, Rochester, NY U.S. Tour including Bethel College, St. Paul, Minn.; Calvin College, Michigan; Houghton College, NY
1995-96 Small Works from Houston to Russia; invitational Travelling exhibition to Moscow, Yekaterinburg, St. Petersburg
1995 Tangled Roots, invitational; Bowling Green State University, OH (catalogue)
1993-94 International Painters’ Symposium Exhibition; Kyiv Art Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine; Artists’ Union Exhibition Hall, Mykolayiv, Ukraine
1993 Narratives, four-person invitational; Martin-Rathburn Gallery, San Antonio, TX
1992 On Death/La Muerte; Bridge Center for Contemporary Art, El Paso, TX
1991, 93 Three-person exhibition; Edith Baker Gallery, Dallas, TX
1991 On Line: Drawings by Texas Artists; Amarillo Art Center, TX
Five Years Since Chornobyl; Alla Rogers Gallery, Washington, DC
1990 Sacred and Profane, invitational; Judy Youens Gallery, Houston, TX
1989-90 Revelation and Devotion: The Spirit of Religion inContemporary Painting; Sherry French Gallery, NYC
Love and Charity: The Tradition of Caritas in Contemporary Painting; Sherry French Gallery, NYC; Noyes Museum, NJ; SUNY, New York
Texas Tour of museums/galleries
1989 Vision and Dialogue 2; Louisiana State University Gallery, LA (catalogue)
Food; Grand Central Galleries, NYC (catalogue)
At the Edge – A National Print and Drawing Exhibition; Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, TX
1988-89 Tour of museums including Noyes Museum, NJ; Utah Museum of Fine Art; University of Arizona Museum of Art; Triton Museum of Art, CA
1987 Frivolity and Mortality: The Tradition of Vanitas in Contemporary Painting; Sherry French Gallery, NYC
Pieces, interdisciplinary installation/performance; Stages Theater, Houston, TX
1986 Emerging Realists: East Meets South; College of the Mainland, TX (catalogue)
Figurative Realist Painting; Bowling Green State University Art Gallery, OH (catalogue)
1985-86 Texas Visions; Transco Art Gallery, Houston, TX (catalogue) Tour of Texas museums/galleries during Sesquicentennial of Texas
1985 Houston Profile; Art League of Houston, Houston, TX.; Tech University, Ruston, LA (catalogue)
1984 Hoyt National Drawing and Painting Show; Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts, PA. (catalogue)
48th Annual National Midyear Show; The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
1983 First Annual Prize Competition; Provincetown Museum, MA (catalogue)
1982 Artists’ International Exhibit; Ukrainian-Canadian Art Foundation, Toronto, Canada (catalogue)
1981 Two-person exhibition; O’Kane Gallery, University of Houston, TX
1979 The Human Experience, two-person exhibition; Houston Central Public Library, Houston, TX
HONORS AND AWARDS:
1996 Artist Residency; Ukrainian Academy of Art, Kyiv, Ukraine – Invitational Honorarium
1993 Creative Artist Program Award, Visual Art; Cultural Arts Council of Houston
Second International Painters’ Symposium in Ukraine – Invitational Honorarium
1991 IREX (International Research & Exchanges Board) Grant
1989 Louisiana State University Guest Artist Series Grant
1985 La Napoule Art Foundation Grant; Art Symposium in La Napoule, France
NEA Artist Honorarium; “Houston Profile ’85″, Art League of Houston
1979 Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund Grant
Scurlock Foundation Grant

PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS:
Oxford University, Oxford, England
The Barrett Collection, Dallas, TX
Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler, TX
Amarillo Museum of Art, Amarillo, TX
Grace Museum, Abilene, TX
Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX
The Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts, Pennsylvania
Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas
The Art Center, Waco, TX
Old Jail Art Center, Albany, TX
University Museum, Texas Southern University, Houston, TX
The University of Houston, Houston, TX
Dimock Gallery, George Washington University, Washington DC
Museo D’Arte Dell’Universita Cattolica, Rome, Italy
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Congregation Beth Israel, Houston, TX
Transco Energy Company, Houston, TX
Reliant Energy, Houston, TX
Concordia University, Austin, TX
Friendswood Development Corp., Exxon, Houston, TX
The University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio
John Zink Company, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Dr. & Mrs. H. Bailey, Jr., Little Rock, Arkansas
Bertrand Bory, Geneva, Switzerland
Nancy Reddin Kienholz, Berlin, Germany & Hope, Idaho
Janet Fish, NYC