Jan Collins Selman
Jan Collins Selman (1945- ) Education: The School Of The Museum Of Fine Arts, Boston, Mass. National Scholastic Arts Competition Scholarship John and Anna Lee Stacey Foundation Award for Classical Painting Cape Cod Community College, Barnstable, Mass. Graduated Cum Laude Brighton High School, Brighton, Mass. Graduated with Honors South Boston High School (Freshman-Junior years) Present and Past Memberships: Pastel Society of America Copley Society of Boston Provincetown Art Association Cape Cod Museum of Fine Arts Gallery Affiliations: (Present and past) Robert Wilson Galleries, Nantucket, Mass. Jan Collins Selman Fine Art, Falmouth, Mass. Andrew Usiskin Contewmporary Art, Hampstead,London,UK Rice/Polack Gallery, Provincetown Robert Wilson Galleries, Naples, Florida West Side Gallery, Southwest Harbor, Mt.Dessert Island, Maine Museum Permanent Collections: Provincetown Art Museum, Provincetown, Mass. Duxbury Art Museum Complex, Duxbury, Mass. Cape Cod Museum of Fine Arts, Dennis, Mass. The Cahoon Museum of American Art, Barnstable, Mass. One Woman Shows: The Cape Museum of Fine Arts, Dennis, Mass (1998) (2002) Rice polak Gallery, Provincetown, Mass. (1999) Robert Wilson Galleries, Nantucket, Mass. (1996) The Cape Cod Museum of Fine Arts, Dennis, Mass. (1996) The Cahoon Museum Of American Art, Cotuit, Mass. (1990, 1995) Billingsgate Gallery, Wellfleet, Mass. (1990-1991). Duxbury Art Museum Complex, Duxbury, Mass. (1990). Andrew Usiskin Gallery of Contemporary Art, London, England (1990). Market Barn Gallery, Falmouth, Mass. (1996). Invitational Group Shows: The Cahoon Museum of American Art, Cotuit, Mass (2001) (2002) (2004) The Cape Cod Museum Of Fine Arts, Dennis, Mass. (1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991). The 1989 Invitational Pastel Show, the Munson Gallery, Chatham, Mass. (1989). The New England Landscape Painters Invitational, The Duxbury Art Museum Complex, Duxbury, Mass. (1988). Work Included in Books and Films: THE SPIRIT OF JAN SELMAN, Chapter 15: Karney, Jim: The Power of CorelDraw- MIS PRESS, 1993 Zev Braun Productions, "Where Are the Children", a feature Film starring Jill Clayburgh, 1984 (provided all paintings and drawings for Clayburgh who portrayed an artist) National and International Awards: Cover of Cape Cod Life Magazines 2004 "Annual Arts Edition" CorelDRAW 1991 World Design Competition: Third Place CorelDRAW 1992 World Design Competition: Third Place National Scholastic Gold Medal for pencil Drawing, awarded by the Venus Pen and Pencil Corp., at the Boston Globe Exhibition at Boston University. National Scholastic Gold Medal (for woodcut), awarded by the C.Howard Hunt Co., at The Boston Globe Exhibition at Boston University. The Hallmark Nomination for Drawing, Boston Globe Exhibition at Boston University Selected Articles and Reviews: WCVBTV, Boston (Chronicle Show-channel 5) September 1999 Featured artist, ½ hour show- Cape Cod Painters APlus, Arts and Antiques, November 1995, Pgs. 1-6 Konig, Peter: "Capturing the Essence of the Cape Cod Landscape: Artist Jan Collins Selman." The Boston Globe Arts Section, July 15, 1995, Pgs 25 &31. Taylor, Robert: Art Among the Dunes: "Provincetown's Gallery Scene." American Artist Magazine, April 1991, Vol. 55, issue 585 - Pgs 36-41 Feit, Edward: "Let Nature Be Your Guide," Jan Collins Selman Believes.... Nantucket Journal, spring 1991, Pgs. 11-17 & 60-61. Michelson, Pam: "A Road Out - One Artists Travels" The Arts Section, Cape Cod Times Magazine, Dec. 7, 1990. - Pg. 5. Nickerson, Cindy: "Selman Landscapes: Poetry in Pastels and Oil. Cape Cod Life Magazine, Special Arts Issue, Sept., 1990 - Vol. 12, NO> 4. Crebo, Anna: "Cape Light and Its' Magical Atmospheric Effects." The Boston Sunday Globe, Jan., 21, 1990 -Pgs. 9-10. Coleman Sandy: "Exhibit Mixes Pastels of Cape and Urban Bronzes". Cape Arts and Antiques, Sept. 1989, pg. 12. Audi, Karen: Art Notes, a Review of Special Exhibit At the Cape Museum Of Natural History, "A Tribute to Cape Cods Natural Beauty. " Art Section, the Ham and High, Hampstead, London, England. Feb. 1989. pg. 101. Talbot, Linda: "A Fine Show of Folly," Review of Exhibit at the Andrew Usiskin Gallery of Contemporary Art, Hampstead, London, England. Art Review Section Of The Jewish Chronicle, London, England, Feb., 1989 - pg. 18. Webber, Michael: "A True Master of Invention", review of exhibit at The Andrew Usiskin Gallery. Cape Cod Compass Magazine, vol. 35, Holiday Issue, 1988- pgs. 36-43. Regional and local awards and honors: The Cape Cod Museum Annual Artist of the Year Award Dinner Nov. 1999, Chatham Country Club. Who's who in America 1998- Who's Who Internationally 1998- The All New England Show, at the Cape Cod Art Association, 1988, First Place ~ Oil Painting The All New England Show, at the Cape Cod Art Association, 1987, Grumbacher Award for Best Pastel Painting. The All New England Show, Cape Cod Art Association, 1987, First Place - Pastel. Spring Juried Members Exhibition, at the Cape Cod Art Association, 1987, First Place - Pastel. Spring Open Juried Show at the Cape Cod Art Association, 1986, First Place for Pastel Falmouth Artists Guild 1986 Annual Open Juried Exhibition, Best in Show, Pastel. The Fall Open Juried Exhibition, at the Cape Cod Art Association, 1986, First Place - Oils. First Members Juried Exhibition, Cape Cod Art Association, 1986, First Place - Pastel. Annual Juried Watercolor Exhibition, Falmouth Artists Guild, 1985, Best In Show, Watercolor.