publications + awards

BOOK—Rooney, E. Ashley. "100 Artists of the Midwest:
Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin"
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. June 28, 2012

BRONZE MEDAL—2011 Great Lakes Pastel Society Members Exhibition,
Three Rivers, MI

HONORABLE MENTION—The Pastel Journal 9th Annual Pastel 100 Competition
The Abstract & Non-Objective

FINALIST—The Artist Magazine 24th Annual Art Competition,
August for pastel painting OVER THE ORANGE


16 + 16 Exhibition, Group Show at WSG, Ann Arbor, MI
Textures, Group Show at KCH, Ann Arbor, MI

Local Perspectives, Global Reach, Group Show at Mercedes-Benz Research & Development Center, Redford, MI

Pastel Invitational Group Show, The Northville Art House, Northville, MI
The Jewish Community Center of Greater Ann Arbor, MI

The Great Lakes Pastel Society's Regional Juried Art Exhibit, Group Show at Carnegie Center for the Arts/W.R. Monroe Museum

Art on Exhibit, Joan Rosenblum + Norma Penchansky-Glasser, ARTsearch,
Ann Arbor, MI
Ann Arbor Area Pastelists 3rd Biennial Exhibit, AADL, Ann Arbor, MI

Ann Arbor Art Center, The Pastel Palette
Ann Arbor Area Pastelists Biennial Exhibit, Ann Arbor Public Library

Ann Arbor Area Pastelists Debut, Kerrytown Concert Hall,
Ann Arbor Women Artists Traveling Show, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL
and Ella Sharp Museum, Jackson MI
AAWA 50th Anniversary Show, Jean Slusser Gallery,
School of Art and Architecture, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Art Alumni Exhibition, EMU, Ford Gallery

Transformations, Agora Gallery, Soho, N.Y.
Pastels Only Pastel Society of America, NY, NY
Art Times Award, 26th Annual Juried Exhibition Pastels Only
Pastel Society of America, NYC

Janice Charach Epstein Museum,
Joan RosenblumPastels, Lynn Rae LoweMixed Media, West Bloomfield, MI

Retrospective, ARTsearch, Ann Arbor, MI

Acts of Color, Washtenaw Community College Art Gallery,
Morris Lawrence Building, Ann Arbor, MI

ARTsearch, Surfacing Symbol, Ann Arbor, MI
Retrospective of Best of Show, Ann Arbor Art Association,
Michigan Fine Arts Competition, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Association

New Works, Gallerie Atelier, Philadelphia, PA

ARTsearch: Joan RosenblumPastels, Louis RedstoneWatercolors,
Genest Gallery, Lambertville, NJ
Gallery Walk, Art Day, ARTsearch

Ann Arbor Art Association Donor Reception, ITI Building
ARTsearch: Joan RosenblumPastels, Paul StewartPrints
The Left Bank Gallery, Howard L. Garret, Joan Rosenblum, Pauline Angel
Award Winners Show, Ann Arbor Woman Painters U of M North Campus Commons
39th Annual Exhibition, Rackham Galleries AAWP
Spectrum Women Artists Exhibition, Toledo, OH
A Fine Art Competition, Jackson Area Show, Ella Sharp Museum, Jackson MI
Honorable MentionBest Work on Paper,
The Annual Multi-Media Membership Competition, Ann Arbor Assoc.

Resonance Lucy Arai Abramson, Joan Rosenblum,
Ann Arbor Art Association, Ann Arbor, MI
Annual Silver Medal Exhibition, Scarab Club, Detroit, MI
Award Winners Show, AAWP, North Campus Commons, U of M
ANN ARBOR WOMEN PAINTERS: Winter Exhibition North Campus Commons
36th Annual Exhibition, Rackham Galleries
Spring Exhibition, Ann Arbor Public Library
Best of Show Winter Exhibition, AAWP, North Campus Commons

Works on Paper
Paintings, Drawings by Theresa Bauer, Ron Ghiz and Joan Rosenblum
One Eight Gallery, Ann Arbor MI
3rd Annual Alumni Exhibition-Eastern Michigan University
37th Annual Exhibition, Rackham Galleries

Annual Juried Membership Exhibition, Ann Arbor Art Association
Works on Paper Exhibition, Scarab Club, Detroit, MI
Water Works Plaza Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI
Grumbacher Award Pastel Drawing, 36th Annual Exhibit, AAWP, Rackham

Audition Coloree, Art Continuum Gallery, Ypsilanti, MI

Ann Arbor Public Library, Winter Tandem Show
North Campus and Ann Arbor Womens City Club
Honorable Mention, Watercolor Collage, Winter Tandem Show,
Ann Arbor Womens City Club and U of M, North Campus Commons
Honorable Mention, Pastel Drawing, Festival of the Arts Exhibition, NYC
U of M, North Campus Commons

Womens City Club, 31st Annual Show
Rackham Galleries, Spring Exhibition
Ann Arbor Library; Autumn Exhibition
Rackham Galleries
Award of Excellence, Watercolor Collage, Spring Exhibit,
Ann Arbor Public Library, AAWP

Celebrate Michigan Artists Fine Arts Competition, Paint Creek Center for the Arts Rochester MI
The Annual Ann Arbor Art Assoc. Multi-Media Membership Competition
38th Annual Watercolor Exhibition, Scarab Club, Detroit, MI

Annual Student Show, Sill Gallery Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI
First Prize, Juror: Janet Fish, EMU Annual Student Show, Sill Gallery

corporate collections

Ford Design Center, Dearborn, MI
Albert Kahn & Associates, Detroit, MI
Mr. Don Davis—Chairman, First Independence Bank, Detroit, MI
Standard Federal Bank, Headquarters, Troy, MI
Butzel Long, Attorney and Counselor, Detroit, MI
Diggers, Schultz, Herbst & Patterson, Standard Federal Building, Detroit, MI
Ann Arbor Public Library, Ann Arbor MI
EBENX, Philadelphia, PA
Jacobson Stores Inc.,
Boca Raton, FL | Grosse Point, MI | Indianapolis, IN | Lansing, MI


Graduate Studies, Eastern Michigan University
BFA, Eastern Michigan University