Joan Harmon

33 Third Avenue, #4T, NY, NY 10003                      


(845) 270 0731                         


Awards and Grants

Artist Fellowship- Creative Glass Center of America, Wheaton Arts Center, 2014

Artist Grant- Sari Dienes Foundation, 2011

Fifth Prize in New Media- The Fifth Annual International Biennial of       Contemporary Art, Florence, Italy, 2005

First prize- Pindar Gallery International Competition juried by Barbara Haskell, curator, Whitney Museum of American Art, 1992

Studio grant- PS1 Contemporary Art Center, 1983



Masters Degree in Fine Art- Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts

Bachelors Degree in Art- California College of Art



Kingston Sculpture Biennial, Arts Society of Kingston, 2005 

Biennale Internationale Dell’Arte Contemporanea, Fifth Edition, 2005

New Sculpture, Icon and Environment, Independent Curators Incorporated, 1983

Views by Women Artists, NY Women’s Caucus for Art, 1982


Solo Exhibitions

River Drawings, Arts Alliance of Haverstraw, Haverstraw, NY, 2010-2011

Vessels, Phoenix Gallery, NYC, NY, 2009

Pindar Gallery, NYC, NY, 1992    

Fashion Moda, Bronx, NY, 1982


Two Person Exhibitions

Aftermaeth Installation, Phoenix Gallery, NYC, 2013

River That Runs Both Ways, Phoenix Gallery, NY, 2011

Hopper House Art Museum, Riverbed installation, Nyack, NY,  2004

93 South Gallery, Nyack, NY, 1997 

Experimental Glass Workshop, New York City, NY, 1991

Real Art Ways, Hartford, Connecticut, 1987 


International Exhibitions

The Net Gallery, Florence, Italy, 2005-2006

The Fifth Annual International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Florence Italy, 2005



Permanent Collections

Creative Glass Center of America

Sinte Gleska Unversity, Mission, South Dakota

Rockland Country Day School, Congers, NY

Private Collletion, Victor Williams, Brooklyn, NY

Private Collection, Gail Hovey, Haverstrw, NY


Group Exhibitions

Governors Island Art Fair, 2015

Natures Eyes, Sculpture in the Garden, Back to Earth Living, Pomona, NY, 2015

Stream of Consciousness Installation, Garner Arts Center, 2015 

Nature, Inc, Rockland Center for the Arts, West Nyack, NY, 2015

The Body in Eden, Wayfarers Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2015

“Re-Imagine” Exhibition, Garner Art Center, Garnerville, NY, 2013

Members Exhibition, Rockland Center for the Arts, West Nyack, NY, 2013

Members Group Exhibition, Phoenix Gallery, NY, NY 2012

”Fluidity & Fragments”, Phoenix Gallery, 3 Person Show, NY, N.Y. 2008

Peekskill Project, Hudson Valley Contemporary Art Center, 2008

Adjunct Faculty Exhibition, Kresge Gallery,  Ramapo College of NJ, 2008

Eric Laxman Gallery, Garnerville, NY, 2008

Phoenix Gallery, 50th Anniversary Exhibition, NY, N.Y., 2008

River Stone Arts Gallery, Haverstraw, NY, 2007

Phoenix Gallery, New Members Show,  NY, NY, 2007

Sioux Falls Sculpture Walk, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 2007

“Tree Dream”, Installation, GAGA Arts Center, Garnerville, NY, 2006 

The Ben Shahn Center Galleries, William Patterson University, Wayne, NJ, 2006

Kingston Sculpture Biennial, Kingston, NY, 2005

The Catherine Konner Sculpture Park, Rockland Center for the Arts, West Nyack, NY,  2004-5

Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY, 2003

Brooklyn Pier Show, BWAC, 2003 

“Safe in My Own Skin” installation, Kresge Gallery, Ramapo College of NJ, Mahwah, NJ, 2001 

“Relequaries”, Bristol Art Museum, Bristol, RI. 1998 

Cork Gallery, Lincoln Center, New York City, NY. 1998

Rockland Center for the Arts, West Nyack, NY, 1998

“Dysfunctional Art”, Franklin Furnace, New York City, NY, 1995 

La Galeria En El Bohio, New York City, NY. 1986  

The Clocktower, New York City, NY, 1985 

“Exchange of Sources: Expanding Powers”, University of CA., Stanislaus, 1983

“New Sculpture, Icon and Environment”,    Independent Curators Inc., The Puck Building, New York City, NY, 1983






Professional Experience

Member of the International Art Collective, Art Shape Mammoth, 2014-present

President of the Phoenix Art Gallery, Chelsea, NY, 2010-2014

Director of Arts Education, Garner Art Center, Garnerville, NY, 2010- 2014

Adjunct Professor, New York University, Special Programs, Florence, Italy, 2008-present

Adjunct Professor, LaGuardia College, City University of New York, 2011-present

Adjunct Professor, Ramapo College of New Jersey, 2000- 2014

Adjunct Professor, SUNY, New Paltz, 2001-2002

Executive Director and Founder of Hudson Arts, Rockland County, NY 1993-1997


Curatorial Experience

Concrete Canyons, Native American Artists in NYC, Phoenix Gallery, NY, 2013

 Re-Imagine Garner, co curated with James Tyler, Garner Arts Center, NY, 2013

Flux, Alumni Art Exhibition, La Guardia Community College artists, Phoenix Gallery,   NY, 2012

Resurrection Show, co curated with James Tyler, Garner Arts Center, NY, 2012

Sari Dienes Retrospective Exhibition, co curated with James Tyler, Garner Arts Center, NY, 2011

New Blood, National MFA Exhibition, co curated with Pat Hickman & Winn Rea, Phoenix Gallery, NY, 2011