©2022 Joyce McCarten


              Strauss Fellowship Award, 2012, Arts Council of Fairfax County

              Gallery Director Award, 2011, The Art League, Alexandria, Va.

              Honorable Mention, 2011, Membership Exhibit, Alexandria. Va.

              Equal Merit Award, 2011, Workhouse Art Center, Lorton, Va.

              Artist of the Year, 2008, The Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, Va.

              Purchase Award, Washington DC Commission on the Arts and

                         Humanities, 2001 & 2003

              Honorable Mention, Target Gallery, Alexandria, Va., 2001

              First Place, Interpretations of Dance in the Visual Arts, The

                    Washington Ballet, 2000

              The Linda Rosenbaum Scholarship, Corcoran School of Art, 1999

              The Grumbacher Award for Excellence, 1995


Solo Exhibitions:

              “My Beautiful Bones”, Studio Gallery 2015   

              “Killer Legs” Charcoal Drawings, Studio Gallery, 2012

             “Uncommon Boundaries, Studio Gallery, 2011

              “Don’t Postpone Joy”, Target Gallery, 2008

              “Oil and Mixed Media Paintings,” Studio Gallery  2008

                  “Living Large,” Studio Gallery, Washington DC, 2005

              “Collage Paintings,” The Framing Guild, Clarendon, Va., 2004

              “New Paintings,” GRACE, Reston, Va., 2003

              “Occupied Spaces,” Studio Gallery, Washington DC, 2001

              “Paintings from Provence,” Mansion Art Gallery, Maryland, 2000

              “Uncommon Boundaries,” The Art League, Alexandria, 1999

              “Abstract Landscapes,” NOVA, 1999

             “Still Life and Landscape Paintings,” Capitol Hill, 1996


Selected Group Exhibitions:

           “Women’s Work” University of District of Columbia, 2016

            “Flights of Fancy” Evolve Urban Arts, Washington D.C. 2011

            “Women Interpreting the Female Form,” The Workhouse 2011

            “Uncommon Landscapes”, Marymount University, Va. 2010

            “Six Abstract Women Artists”, The Workhouse, Lorton, Va. 2010

             The Arlington Art Center, Arlington, Virginia, 2005

           “Post This . . . An Art Critic’s Choice,” Washington DC, 2002

            Arts Council of Fairfax County, 2002

            Art-O-Matic, 2000 & 2002, Washington D.C.

            “Japanisoma, Asian Influences,” Target Gallery, Va.  2001

            “Red & White & Black & Tan,” Rock Creek Gallery, DC, 1999

            “Juried All-Media Exhibit,” eklektikos gallery, 1999

            “Neighbors:  The Corcoran at the OAS,” 1998

            “A Painting Show,” The Athenaeum, Alexandria, Va., 1996

            “Works on Paper,” The Athenaeum, Alexandria, Va., 1995



1996-2000 Corcoran School of Art, Washington, DC  

{C}1992-1996    {C}Alexandria Art League Painting Classes

{C}1990-1994    {C}Northern Virginia Community College

{C}1992-1993    {C}George Mason University

{C}1971                      Bachelor of Arts and Sciences, Penn State University


Related Work Experience:

          Summer 2009 Painting classes with genocide orphans in Rwanda

          1998-2012  Lecturer, Demonstrations and Workshops on abstract art

                      and the creative process

1998-2016   Instructor at the Art League School, Alexandria, Va. 1994-1995   Co-leader of 4-H Club for Minority Students

1991-1994   Art and Drama Teacher, Rivendell School, Arlington, Va.

{C}1974-1981    {C} Associate Editor, Pictures, Smithsonian Magazine

{C}1971-1974    {C} Picture Editor, U.S. News and World Report Books


Gallery Representation:


Studio Gallery, Washington, D.C.

The Art League, Alexandria, Va.

          Adah Rose Gallery, Kensington, Md.