In September 2016, Jan Marie is excited to participate in the 3rd bildende Literatur Biennale 2016 OTTAK OTTAK IM WUK, in Vienna, Austria. Exhibiting will be 15 publishers, 16 visual artists, 12 writers and 10 filmmakers with a focus on literature in contemporary culture.
In August, Jan was featured in Vasari21, Ann Landi's site with a focus on the arts in 'Under The Radar'. Ann started Vasari21 after 20 years writing for such publications as ArtNews and The Wall Street Journal.
Last autumn Jan also participated in two exhibitions celebrating printmaking in Taos, New Mexico, "Pressing Through Time: Variations of the Printmaking Process", October 4-November 29, 2015 at Hulse Warman Gallery; and "Pressing Through Time: 150 Years of Printmaking in Taos" which opened October 9th - January 2016 at the Taos Art Museum / Fechin Studio.
In December 2014, the Ross Art Museum at Ohio Wesleyan University acquired three of Jan's works on paper for their permanent collection.
Download and read the article, "Precious Relics" about Jan's exhibition at at Hulse Warman Gallery, Spring 2014; commentary by Rick Romancito of the Taos News/Tempo:
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In 2008 Jan was awarded a grant from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation in New York City
Listen to the radio interview Artists of the Harwood Exhibition: La Madre Poderosa from the week of March 21, 2005