Sopa Fine Arts - Kelowna art gallery
 
 
 

GRACEANN WARN

Born - 1955 - Portland, Oregon

Education

  • 2001-2002 University of Michigan, Theater Design, coursework
  • 1990-1993 University of Michigan, Classical Art and Archaeology, coursework
  • 1983-1984 University of Michigan, Landscape Architecture, graduate studies
  • 1978 Michigan State University, Bachelor of Landscape Architecture,
  • Recipient ‘Certificate of Honor’, American Society of Landscape Architects
  • Various professional workshops in bookbinding, papermaking, metalwork, prop building

Teaching Experience

  • Toscana Americana, Santorini, Greece, October 2007
  • Toscana Americana, Cortona, Italy, May 2007
  • Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, June 2007
  • Jackson Hole Art Association, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, March 2007
  • Toscana Americana, Cortona, Italy, October 2006
  • Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, Maine, July 2004
  • Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, Maine, Fall 2003
  • Hollander’s School of Book and Paper Arts, various times 1995-2005
  • University of Michigan Cancer Center, Art Therapy Program, Workshop instructor
  • Ann Arbor Art Center, Various times 1990-1995

Selected Group Exhibits

2011

  • Artist Project, New York, NY
  • SOFA/New York, New York, NY

  • Next Step Gallery, Ferndale, MI: Spring Happening
  • Water Street Gallery, Douglas, MI: Objects of Desire
  • Side Street Gallery, Gloucester, MA: Peterson + Warn
  • Hoadley Gallery Lenox, MA: Abstraction: Two Views
  • Left Bank Gallery Wellfleet, MA: Jump!
  • Miller Gallery, Cincinnati, OH: 2 person show
  • Lacoste Gallery, Concord, MA
  • Sopa Fine Arts, Kelowna, British Columbia
  • SOFA Chicago/Next Step Gallery, Chicago, IL
  • Philadelphia Craft Show Philadelphia, PA: Philadelphia Museum of Art

2010

  • Architectural Digest Show, New York, NY
  • Modern Arts Midwest, Lincoln, NE: Summer Abstraction
  • Water Street Gallery, Douglas, MI: Lost and Found
  • Detroit Artist’s Market, Detroit, MI: Wordage
  • Next Step Gallery, Ferndale, MI: Spring Happening
  • Hoadley Gallery Lenox, MA
  • Left Bank Gallery Wellfleet, MA:New Paintings
  • River Gallery Chelsea, MI: Sotto Voce
  • SOFA Chicago/Next Step Gallery, Chicago, Ill

2009

  • Altered Space Gallery, Venice, CA
  • Water Street Gallery, Douglas, MI: Group show
  • Next Step Gallery, Ferndale, MI: Spring Happening
  • Left Bank Gallery Wellfleet, MA: Two person show
  • Hoadley Gallery Lenox, MA: Two person show
  • SOFA Chicago/Next Step Gallery, Chicago, IL

2008

  • MA Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK
  • Altered Space Gallery, Venice, CA
  • Left Bank Galler,y Wellfleet, MA: Sum
  • Hoadley Gallery, Lenox, MA: Two person show
  • Mark Milliken Gallery, New York, NY

2007

  • River Gallery Chelsea, MI: Palimpsest
  • Left Bank Gallery Wellfleet, MA: Trace
  • Hoadley Gallery Lenox, MA: Two person show
  • Belushi Pisano Gallery Martha’s Vineyard, MA
  • Washington Street Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI: 12 + 12
  • Altered Space Venice, CA: Solo show

2006

  • Gallery Project Ann Arbor, MI: Minimal/Maximum
  • Robinson Gallery Birmingham, MI: Waxing Euphoric
  • Belushi Pisano Gallery Martha’s Vineyard, MA: Warn + Pisano
  • Left Bank Gallery Wellfleet, MA: Mysteries+ Minor Epiphanies
  • Hoadley Gallery Lenox, MA: Two person show
  • Gallery DePaul Lancaster, PA: Odyssey: Tales of Travel
  • Philadelphia Craft Show Philadelphia, PA: Philadelphia Museum of Art

Collections and Commissions

  • Yale-New Haven Hospitals, New Haven, CT
  • Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY
  • US Embassy, Sarajevo ‘Arts in Embassies Program’
  • Peter Sparling Dance Company/University Musical Society, Orfeo ed Euridice
  • Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN
  • US Embassy, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Royal Carribean Cruiselines
  • Rand McNally, Chicago, IL
  • Pew Charitable Trust, Philadelphia, PA
  • Bell-Atlantic Headquarters, Philadelphia, PA
  • Fairfax Hospital, Fairfax, VA
  • General Motors, Detroit, MI
  • University of Michigan School of Business, Ann Arbor, MI
  • University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Meijer Corporation Headquarters, Grand Rapids, MI
  • Wheels, Inc, Des Plaines, IL
  • Chrysler Corporation, Detroit, MI
  • US Comptroller of the Currency, Chicago, IL
  • Alberto Culver Corporation, St. Louis, MO
  • Delta Airlines, Pittsburgh, PA, Salt Lake City, UT and Orlando, FL
  • St Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Sprint Corporation, St. Louis, MO
  • J. Walter Thompson, New York, NY
  • Numerous private commission

Media

  • Moriarty, Laura, R+F Blog, Artist of the Month, Oct. 2011
  • Rooney, E. Ashley, 100 Midwestern Artists, Schiffer Pub., to be published late 2011
  • The Briar Cliff Review, Vol. 23 2011, pg. 24
  • Clark, Philip F., The Artist Project: New Art for New Perspectives, Featured, The Artpoint, Feb 2011
  • Carey, Peter, Artist Project Launches in New York, Featured, Office Insight, Feb 2011
  • del Valle, Robert, In An Undertone, Stage and Canvas, Real Detroit Weekly, Nov 2010
  • Shaw, Keith, Review for Hoadley Gallery show, Berkshires Week, August 2010
  • Eberbach, JenniferTrusting the Senses: The Art of Graceann Warn Ann Arbor News, Nov 2009
  • del Valle, Robert Stage and Canvas Real Detroit Weekly, Nov 2009
  • del Valle, RobertGraceann Warn at Next Step StudiosMetromix, Nov 2009
  • Dansicker, Jennifer "Canal Street Malt House" Chesapeake Home, Aug 2008
  • Perrella, Lynn Art Making, Collections and Obsessionss, Rockport Pub, 2007
  • Perrella, Lynn, Beyond Paper Dolls: Expressive Paper Personass, Stampington, 2006
  • Shapiro, Stephanie, Scrap Art, Baltimore Sun, Feb 2005
  • Owen, CarolThe Art and Craft of Making Shriness, Lark Books, 2004
  • Provenzano, Frank, Detroit Free Press, Wave of Inspiration Led to Art Career, July 2003
  • Damron, Gina, Ann Arbor News, Warn's Leap of Faith Leads to Career, 2003
  • HGTV Interview and studio tour, Spring 2002
  • Opera News, review for Orfeo ed Euridicee, 2002
  • Dance Magazine, review for Orfeo ed Euridice, 2002
  • Nisbett, Susan, Ann Arbor News Ann Arbor's Finest Create a Magnificent Orfeoo, 2001
  • Toledo Blade, "Downtown Gallery Show is Simply Elemental", December 2000
  • Rueter, Anne, Ann Arbor News,A Passion for Art, 1999
  • American CraftPortfolio, April 1998
  • Ann Arbor News "Area Artist to Exhibit at Smithsonian", April 1996
  • Roukes, Nicholas " Sculpture in Paper", Davis Pub., 1993
  • Frenkel, Cindy "Art in Found Objects", Creative Ideas for Living, Fall 1990
  • Ramljak, Suzanne, Ann Arbor News review, 1987
   
 
SOPA FINE ARTS
2934 SOUTH PANDOSY
KELOWNA, BC, V1Y 1V9
250.763.5088