Barbara Nussdorfer-Eblen

Education

Parsons School of Design, New York, New York, 1981-1983, MFA, Painting

Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland 1972-1976 BFA, Painting magna cum laude

Awards

2006  First Place 2D, Bring Us Your Best Juried Competition Arts Center, Hendersonville

2000  First Place, Open Juried Art Competition and Exhibition: Still Life, Arts Center 

1994  Purchase Award for Henderson Courthouse; 13 works

1989 Emerging Artist Program grant recipient, North Carolina Arts Council, Raleigh, North Carolina( Henderson, Transylvania and Rutherford County)

1985  Purchase Award from TVA juried competition, Knoxville, Tennessee

1984  Honorable Mention—21st Annual Painting and Sculpture, Winston Salem, North Carolina

Solo Exhibitions

2018 Southern Appalachian Brewery April-May, Hall Way Gallery, First Congregational Church, Hendersonville January-February

1997  Talbot Bott Rogers Fine Arts Center, Campbell University, Buies Creek, North Carolina

1996  Gallery 1, Tryon, North Carolina

1992  Henderson County Library, Henderson County Landscapes—A Changing Scene, Hendersonville

1985  Rutherford County Arts Council, Rutherfordton, North Carolina

1981  Opportunity House, Hendersonville

1980 Guffey Napoli Gallery, Rutherfordton, North Carolina

Group Shows

2017-2018 Art in Bloom - Regional Juried Show - Gallery at Flat Rock, Flat Rock, NC

2008-2018 Open Studio Tour of Henderson County - Henderson County, NC

2016 Art Faculty Show - Blue Ridge Community College 

2013-15 Art Faculty Show - Blue Ridge Community College 

Open Studio Tour of Henderson County - Henderson County, NC

2012 Premier Art Opening Southern Appalachian Brewery - 822 Locust St.Hendersonville, NC

Art Faculty Show- Blue Ridge Community College

Open Studio Tour of Henderson County -Arts league of Henderson County

2011 4th National Juried Exhibition- Prince Street Gallery NY, NY

 Passe,Present-Future Painting and Photography in France - Gallery Up, Rock Hill, South Carolina

2010 Art Faculty Show--Blue Ridge Community College

Continuing Views-Prince Street Gallery, NY, NY

2009 Art Faculty Show--Blue Ridge Community College

Open Studio Tour Exhibition – Arts Council of Henderson County

Impromptu- Conn Gallery – Landrum, South Carolina

2008 Art Faculty Show—Fine Arts Building, WCU, Cullowhee

2007  The Art of Our Community Colleges-- Arts Council of Henderson County

2004  Art Faculty Show—Fine Arts Building, WCU, Cullowhee

2003  Invitational—Arts Center of Henderson County, North Carolina

2001 Mountain Arts Studio Tour—Juried Entry, Henderson County, North Carolina

2000  An American Experience—National Juried Show, Winston Salem, North Carolina

1999 Art Faculty Show—Brevard College, Spiers Art Gallery, Brevard, North Carolina

1995  Through Women’s Eyes!—Chapel Hill, North Carolina

1994 Emerging Artist Show—Arts Center, Hendersonville

1992  Celebration of Women in the Arts—Blue Ridge Community College, Flat Rock, North Carolina

1990  The Specter of the Witch—The World Gallery, Asheville, North Carolina

1987  Women Art—The Arts Place, Hendersonville

1986 A Landscape Invitational—Catherine J. Smith Gallery, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina1986  First Impressions Show—Touchstone Gallery, Hendersonville

1979, ’84 October Show—Asheville Art Museum

1979  Annual Piedmont Drawing Competition—Greenville Art Museum, South Carolina

Fellowships, Programs, Residencies

2011 Heliker Lahotan Foundation Fellowship, Cranberry Island, ME

2004 Painting in Normandy program with Winthrop University, Normandy, France

1975 Artist’s for the Environment Residency, Delaware Water Gap, PA