Joan Belmar

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Chilean / American

Born 1970, Santiago. Chile.

currently Lives & Works in Takoma Park, MD


EDUCATION

Fundacion DUOC, Santiago, Chile

Graphic Design/ Technical Drawing, 1993


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2017    

Cambalache, Addison Ripley Fine Art, Washington, DC


2017    

Joan Belmar, Skopje, Macedonia


2014    

CHORDS, Addison Ripley Fine Art, Washington, DC


2013

Trance-Lucid, Hillyer Art Space, Washington, DC  


2012

Hidden Treasure, Charles Krause Reporting Fine Arts, Washington,DC

Time, Change, and Movement: The Art of Joan Belmar, Capital One, McLean, VA


2011    

ONCE, Hillyer Art Space, Washington, DC



2008

Life’s Many Layers, H&F Fine Art, Mt. Rainier, MD



2007

Color Transparencies, Nevin Kelly Gallery, Washington, DC


2002    

Illegal Alien, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 


2001    

Life, Sae Gallery, Seoul, Korea


2000

Asylum, Alex Gallery, Washington, DC





Selected GROUP Exhibitions


2017 

Twist – Layer – Pour: Sondra N. Arkin, Joan Belmar, and Mary Early, American University Art Museum, Washington, DC

The Language of Impressions, Ernst Community Cultural Center at NOVA Annandale, Annandale, VA  

Oh Say, Can You See?, Charles Krause Reporting Fine Art, Washington, DC

Homage to Mango Street, Chautauqua Institution VACI, Chautauqua, NY


2016   

Geometrix: Line, Form, Subversion, Curator’s Office, Washington, DC

The night and the desert know me. JOAN HISAOKA / HEALING ARTS GALLERY smith center for healing and the arts.Washington, DC

The Looking Glass: Immigrant artists in DC, American University Museum Alper Initiative, Washington, DC

What's the Big Idea?: Small Paintings from the Museum Collection, University of Maine Museum of Art. Bangor, ME 


2015  

Espaces de lumière, UNESCO, Paris, France, Illustrated color catalog available

Espaces de lumière, Vilnius Town Hall, Vilnius, Lithuania

Manifesting Phenomena: Drop, Hover, See-Through, Spin, McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA

Locally Sourced, American Univeristy Museum, Transformer, Washington, DC

5th Anniversary Show, Brentwood Arts Exchange, Brentwood, MD

Art Miami New York, Adah Rose Gallery, Pier 94, New York, NY

Personal Patterns, Washington, DC. Illustrated color catalog available


2014 

Without Boundaries, School 33, Baltimore, MD 

Washington Color Abstraction, The Gabarron Foundation, New York, NY

Paper Please!, Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 

Art Market Hamptons, Pentimenti Gallery, Hamptons, NY

INMERSION, Fundacion Iturria, TTTR, Montevideo, Uruguay


2013 

Select 2013, Washington Project for the Arts.. DC

Le Temps de l’Eau, Wichita Falls Museum of Art, Wichita Falls, TX

Dallas Art Fair, Adah Rose Gallery, Dallas, TX

Bethesda Painting Award, Finalists Exhibition, Bethesda, MD

Sigil, Addison Ripley Fine Art, Washington DC

MATHEMATICS, MAPS AND MYTHS, Adah Rose Gallery, Kensington, MD


2012   

About Change, The World Bank, Washington, DC

Le Temps De L’eau, Musee de Tapisseries, Aix-en-Provence, France

IN THE MIX: ABSTRACT ARTISTS, The Children’s Hospital Washington, DC

Art on Top: A Sondheim Show, Top of the World, Baltimore, MD

First Impressions, Stevenson University, Baltimore MD

ELEMENTAL, Fresh Paint, Culver City, CA


2011   

A Glimpse and a Witness to Time, Adah Rose Gallery, Kensington, MD

Water: Take me to the River, The Art Gallery at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD

The magic of the melting pot: Immigration in America, Studio Gallery, Washington, DC 


2010

WPA CATALYST, Curated By Jim W Mahoney, American University Museum, Washington, DC

Cultural Crossroads: Voices of Latin America and the Caribbean, Gateway Art Center, Brentwood, MD

BELMAR- PETKE- RINGWALD, Neptune Gallery, Bethesda, MD

            

2009

Obama: Art & Politics, H&F Fine Art, Mt. Rainier, MD

Idylls, World Bank, WPA, Washington, DC

United Creators Exhibition, Times Square Building, New York, NY

Influence = Convergence: Minna N. Nathanson & Joan Belmar, WPA/Corcoran, Washington, DC


2008     

DCCAH Fellowship Grant Exhibition, American University Museum, Washington, DC

The Story of Creation II, United Creators, New York, Munich, Frankfurt and Istanbul

Abstraction, Lana Santorelli Gallery, New York, NY

Peace Now, Warehouse Gallery, Washington, DC

Into the Light, Honfleur Gallery, Washington, DC


2007

XVIII Ibero-American Art Salon, Mexican Cultural Institute, Washington, DC

Friends of the Orphans, Knew Gallery, Washington, DC

Primed, Curated by Mary Early, WPA/Corcoran, Washington, DC

No Representation, The Warehouse, Washington, DC

COLORFIELD/remix Saturated, Heineman Myers Contemporary Art, Bethesda, MD


2006

Heart of DC, City Hall Permanent Art Collection, The John Wilson Building, Washington, DC

Hispanic Heritage Month, Exxon Mobil, Fairfax, VA    

Group Exhibition, Walter Wickiser Gallery, New York, NY

Mother, Anne C. Fisher Gallery, Washington, DC



SELECTED COLLECTIONS


Fidelity Investment Art Collection, Boston, MA

The John Wilson Building, City Hall Art Collection. Washington, DC 

The Artery Collection                                                 

Microsoft Corporation. Art Collection. Redmond, WA 

University of Maine Museum of Art. Bangor. ME

Stevenson University. Stevenson, MD

US Embassy in Manila, the Philippines 

Capital One Art Collection. McLean, VA