Joan Reutershan

lives in Brooklyn, NY and works in Long Island City, NY



2017        BFA in Studio Art, Hunter College, NY, NY

2014        M.A. in Art History, Hunter College

    Thesis:  Richard Diebenkorn and Current Conversations on Abstract Painting

(prior)      Classes at Brooklyn College, School of the Visual Arts, National Academy School, Art Students League, New York University, NY



Solo Exhibitions

2011        Peripheral Vision:  New York City Paintings, Main Gallery at Port Washington Public Library , Port Washington, NY

2010       Vertical Terrain:  New York City Paintings, Grace Institute Gallery, New York, NY

2009       New York at Eye Level: Paintings and Photographs, Florida School of the Arts Main Gallery, Palatka, FL

2008       Chromatic New York, Watchung Arts Center, Watchung, NJ

2007       Adjacencies: Cityscapes of Brooklyn and Manhattan,  Art at First, New York, NY

2005       Arrangements:  Paintings of Brooklyn and Manhattan,  Gallery Three at A.R.T. New York, Brooklyn, NY


Group Exhibitions

2018-19   Re: Visit, curated by Stephanie Bok, Gallery 3 South Oxford Space, Brooklyn, NY

2018 Member Exhibition Fall 2018, Robert Blackburn Print Studio, New York, NY

Slideshow Nation VI:  The Greatest Show on Earth!, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2016        Printfest, International Print Center, New York, NY

    "Plus Ca Change,” curated by Maribeth Flynn, Art Gallery at St. Joseph’s College, Brooklyn New York

2015        Sideshow Nation III:  Thru the Rabbit Hole!!! , Sideshow Gallery,  Brooklyn, NY

2014        Sideshow Nation II:  At the Alamo, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2013        Diptych, Triptych and Multiples, City Without Walls [cWOW] Gallery, Newark, NJ, curated by Shira Toren

    chaNorth 2012 Residency Alumni Exhibition, Chashama Midtown Gallery, New York, NY

2012        Natural/Constructed Spaces, curated by Galen Cheney and Marianne Van Lent,The Painting Center, New York, NY

                Prelude Exhibition, Art Gallery at St. Joseph’s College, curated by Wendy Burke, Brooklyn, NY

                The Color Blue, TRA Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

                Fountain Art Fair New York with Hullaballo Collective, New York, NY

                There’s a Story Here, curated by Stacey Temple, Art Gallery at St.Joseph’s College, Brooklyn, NY

                Groupshow, Jadite Gallery, Groupshow, curated by Jorge Valdez, Manhattan, NY

                MIC: CHECK, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2011        The Urban Situation, curated by John Baber of Lesley Heller Workspace, Ernest Rubenstein Gallery, New York, NY

    A Sense of Place, curated by Doug Madill, Tillies of Brooklyn Art GalleryBrooklyn, NY           

    Represent Brooklyn, curated by Kennis Baptiste, TRA Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2010        Urbanessence, curated by Jennifer Mitchell, Gallery 61, New York Institute of Technology,   New York, NY

                Genuis Loci, curated by Maribeth Flynn, South Oxford Space Garden Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2009        Benefit for Nicole, PriskaC. Juschka Fine Art, New York, NY

                Summer at Sonya, TRA Gallery / Classon Walls, Brooklyn, NY

    New York Armory Arts Week at Crane Street Studios, Crane Street Studios, Long Island City, NY

2008        Spring Group Show, Gallery of Tower 49, New York, NY

    From the Lilac, SS Lilac Gallery at Pier 40, New York, NY

    Lower Manhattan Cultural Council- CBRE Downtown Cityscape Exhibit, CB Richard Ellis at 140 Broadway, New York, NY

2007        Emerging Artists, Flinn Gallery, Greenwich, CT

                Gallery Stroll Preview Show, Eleven-Ten Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

                New York, NY: Visions of the City,Art at First, New York, NY

2006        Third Wave--Brooklyn in Transition, Brooklyn Arts Council, Brooklyn, NY

                 Lower Manhattan Cultural Council-CBRE Downtown Cityscape Exhibit, CB Richard Ellis at 140 Broadway, New York, NY

                A Primary Exhibition, Gallery 6, Gateway National Park, Queens, NY           

2005        Small Works Winter Show, Eleven-Ten Gallery, Brooklyn, NY           

                Brooklyn Reborn, Simon Liu Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

                The Great Outdoors:  A Summer Show, Gallery 402, New York, NY           

                SONYA Stroll Preview Show, Eleven-Ten Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

                Annual ASL Awards Show, Cork Gallery, Lincoln Center, New York, NY

2004       Solo Show, Brooklyn Waterfront Artist’s Coalition, Brooklyn, NY



Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY:  Paintings #28 and #29 in Remarked Upon Book by Robin Ross

Grace Institute, New York, NY

Private collections in USA and Germany


Awards/ Grants/ Residencies

2019 Vermont Studio Center Artist Residency, Full Fellowship

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Artist Residency

2018 Byrdcliffe Art Colony, Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, Woodstock, NY, Artist Residency

2017          Departmental Honors in Fine Arts, Hunter College Department of Art and Art History

2015-17     Kossak Painting Fellow, Hunter College Art Department, New York, NY

2012          chaNorth at Spruce Farm, Pine Plains, NY, Artist Residency

2009          Oberpfaelzer Kuenstlerhaus, Schwandorf, Germany, Artist Residency

2007          Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Artist Residency           

2005          Award of Excellence, Manhattan Arts International Small Works Competition

                  Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Artist Residency

2003          Marchutz School Fellowship, Aix-en-Provence, France

1999          Vermont Studio Center, Artist Residency                                   

                  Academy Bildwerk Frauenau, Frauenau, Germany. Artist Residency



2013 Bischoff, Dan, Over and Over:  Review of Diptych, Triptych and Multiples at cWOW Gallery.  The Sunday Star-Ledger (Newark), March 10, 2013, Section IV, 6.

#166: Flatbush Ave/ Bergen St (Brooklyn), oil on canvas, 30” x 24”, 2008, reproduced in Roth, Robert and Carletta Joy Walker, eds And Then, Vol. 17, 2013, 85. 

2011 AAC Welcomes Joan Reutershan, The Port Washington Public Library, No.270, October

Horner, James, A Diverse Look at Urban Life:  Review of “The Urban Situation, Ernest Rubenstein Gallery at the Educational  Alliance, Manhattan Fine Arts Examiner, February 21

2009 Biederer, Franziska, Stadt der vielen Pasteltone, Die Rundschau Schwandorf, August 2

Poscharsky-Ziegler, Anastasia, New Yorker Wolkenkratzer in der Oberpfalz, Der Neue Tag, July 25

2008 Doane, Naomi, ed., ‘“Evening Reflections” by Joan Reutershan,’ cover image, Fort Greene Newsletter, November 

2007       “Emerging Artists” Closes Flinn’s Season, Greenwich Citizen, May 4

2006 Harvey, Phillip, Profile: Third Wave Artists in their own Words, Nat Creole Magazine, No3, Nov/Dec

BAC Gallery Presents ‘Third Wave:  The Planet of Brooklyn Transitions’, October                                                                       

Hartenstein, S., A Sneak Peak into an Urban Landscape, The Wave, Feb 17



2013       Sanford Wurmfeld:  Color Visions 1966-2013, Hunter College Times Square Gallery, New York, NY, February 15-April 20, 2013, co-curated with William C. Agee et al. 

Art Writing

2013       “From Gravity to Levity:  Sanford Wurmfeld’s Recent Watercolor Paintings” in Sanford Wurmfeld: Color Visions 1966-2013,

        exh. cat. (New York:  Hunter College Times Square Gallery, 2013), 124-130.