WHITNEY KNAPP BOWDITCH

EDUCATION

2008    M.F.A. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2006    Post Baccalaureate Certificate, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2003    B.F.A.  Denison University, Granville, OH

              Vail Scholarship in the Visual Arts

1999    Foxcroft School, Middleburg, VA
1998    Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY - Advanced Placement Art Program

 

2010 - present

TEACHING

2018 - Present                Adjunct Faculty, John Tyler Community College, Midlothian, VA

                                         Drawing I 
2013 - 2015                     Adjunct Faculty, Northern Virginia Community College, Sterling, VA
                                          Drawing I
, Drawing II
2013 - 2015                      Lecturer II, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD
                                          Drawing II, Landscape Painting
2011 - 2016                       Senior Adjunct Instructor, Howard Community College, Columbia, MD
                                          Drawing I, Drawing II
2008 - 2010                    Art Instructor, The Storm King School, Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY
                                          Advanced Placement Art, Drawing and Painting, Printmaking, Introduction to Art  
                                          Served as a faculty advisor to students, curated student exhibitions
2007 - 2008                    Graduate Assistant Instructor, PAFA High School Program,
                                          Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
                                          Taught college-level drawing and painting courses to high school students
2007                                 Teacher Assistant, Undergraduate Life Drawing, 
                                           Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2010 - present

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020                 Islandscapes, Jessie Edwards Studio, Block Island, RI

2019                 Summerscapes, Jessie Edwards Studio, Block Island, RI

2018                 Work by Whitney Knapp Bowditch, St. James Church, Richmond, VA

2018                 Drawings and Paintings of Block Island, Jessie Edwards Studio, Block Island, RI

2017                 Island Atmosphere, Jessie Edwards Studio, Block Island, RI

2017                 New Paintings, Beacon Art Shortwave Gallery, Stone Harbor, NJ

2016                 New Work by Whitney Knapp Bowditch, Jessie Edwards Studio, Block Island, RI   
2016                 Waterscapes, Beacon Art Shortwave Gallery, Stone Harbor, NJ

2015                 Works on Paper by Whitney Knapp, Jessie Edwards Studio, Block Island, RI

2014                 Block Islandscapes, Jessie Edwards Studio, Block Island, RI
2013                 New Work, Jessie Edwards Studio, Block Island, RI
2013                 Breaking Through, DeCOR, Richmond, VA
2012                 Arts in Healthcare, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA
2012                 Block Island Landscapes, Jessie Edwards Studio, Block Island, RI
2011                 Island Passages, Jessie Edwards Studio, Block Island, RI
2010                 Of Land, Sea and Sky, Jessie Edwards Studio, Block Island, RI
2010                 Small Works, Photo Dog Art Gallery, Block Island, RI
2009                Whitney Knapp Paintings, The Hill School, Middleburg, VA
2009                New Work by Whitney Knapp, Photo Dog Art Gallery, Block Island, RI 
2008                Whitney Knapp Paintings, Photo Dog Art Gallery, Block Island, RI 
2006                New Work by Whitney Knapp, Yellow Barn Gallery, Glen Echo, MD
2003                Recent Work, Spring Street Gallery, Block Island, RI
2002                New Work by Whitney Knapp, Spring Street Gallery, Block Island, RI
2001                Whitney Knapp Paintings, Spring Street Gallery, Block Island, RI

 

 

SELECTED COLLABORATIVE EXHIBITIONS

2020                 Plein Air, Sugarlift Gallery, NY, NY

2020                 20x20, Jessie Edwards Gallery, Block Island, RI

2019                 Abstract Landscapes, Gamut Gallery, Evansville, IN

2018                 Abstracts, The Broad, Richmond, VA

2018                 Women's Group Show, Downtown 234 Gallery, Jersey City, NJ

2018                 Summer Shindig Group Show, Matre Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2017                 Art of Water, James May Gallery, Algoma, WI

2015                 Faculty Exhibition, The Rouse Gallery, Howard Community College, Columbia, MD

2014                 Faculty Exhibition, Northern Virginia Community College, Waddell Art Gallery, Sterling, VA
2014                 Peace Should not be this Fragile, Graffiti Art, Winnipeg, Canada

2014                 Winter Exhibition, Jeffrey Meier Gallery, Lambertville, NJ
2013                 Faculty Exhibition, Anne Arundel Community College, Cade Art Gallery, Arnold, MD
2013                 Faculty Exhibition, Northern Virginia Community College, Waddell Art Gallery, Sterling, VA

2013                 40 Under 40, Shenandoah Valley Art Center, Waynesboro, VA
2012                 Peace Should Not Be This Fragile, Florida Holocaust Museum, St. Petersburg, FL
2011                 Drawing Connections, Siena Art Institute, Siena, Italy
2011                 Faculty Exhibition, The Rouse Gallery, Howard Community College, Columbia, MD
2011                 The Fourth National Juried Exhibition, Juror: William Bailey
                           Prince Street Gallery, New York, NY
2011                 Water as the Source, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2011                 Wide Open II, Juror: Nathan Trotman, Curator, Guggenheim Museum of Art
                           Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, Brooklyn, NY
2011                 National Juried Art Exhibition, Academy of Fine Arts, Lynchburg, VA
2011                 Spring 2011 Art Show, Art at the Mill, Millwood, VA
2011                 River Art Exhibition, West Shore Gallery, Wormleysburg, PA
2011                 14th Annual National Juried Show, Gallery West, Alexandria, VA
2010                 Small Works Invitational, Arts West Gallery, Elon University, Elon, NC
2010                 9x12 works on paper, Ft. Worth Community Arts Center, Ft. Worth, TX
2010                 Small Wonders, Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts, Fredericksburg, VA
2010                Alumni Exhibition, Denison University, Granville, OH
2009                Circle of Latitude, Yes Gallery and Studio, Warren, RI
2009                Expressions, The Storm King School, Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY
2008                107th Annual Student Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy, Philadelphia, PA 
2008                Philadelphia Emerging Artists, JAG Fine Art, Lambertville, NJ
2007                Graduate Exhibition, Blink Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2007                Knapp and Angelbeck, Spring Street Gallery, Block Island, RI 
2006                Post Baccalaureate Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy, Philadelphia, PA
2006                Recent Work, Spring Street Gallery, Block Island, RI
2006                Annexing Tradition, Pure Gallery, Harrisburg, PA         
2006                Academy Exhibition, 1301 Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2005                Recent Work, Spring Street Gallery, Block Island, RI     
2004                New Work, Spring Street Gallery, Block Island, RI
2003                Symposium Exhibition, The Burke Gallery, Granville, OH

PRESS

2020                MyModernMet.com, Expressive Landscape Paintings Capture the Beautiful Mutability of the Sky
2020                The Block Island Times, New Oils by Whitney Knapp Bowditch
2019                The Block Island Times, Whitney Knapp Bowditch Show at Jessie Edwards

2018                Artforthehome.co, Meet Whitney Knapp Bowditch 
2018                Zenartsupplies.co, An Interview with Whitney Knapp Bowditch
2017                The Block Island Times, Whitney Knapp Bowditch at Jessie Edwards

2017                Artfoodhome.com, Featured Artist: Whitney Knapp Bowditch

2014                Allcreativelike.com, An Interview with Painter Whitney Knapp

2013                The Winter Studio, Gathering Clouds Magazine
2013                The Block Island Times, Whitney Knapp's New Work in Charcoal, Oil, and Gouache

2012                The Block Island Times, New Work by Whitney Knapp Debuts at Jessie Edwards Studio

2003                The Block Island Times, Whitney Knapp at Spring Street Gallery

 

GALLERY AND MUSEUM EXPERIENCE

2002-2004          Assistant Director, Eisenhauer Galleries, Block Island, RI
                            Installation, sales, relationship management, data base maintenance, artist liaison
2005                    Museum Assistant, The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
2001 - 2007         Cooperative Member, Spring Street Gallery, Block Island, RI
                            Contributing artist, sales, relationship management, installation

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA
The Hill School, Middleburg, VA
Siena Art Institute, Siena, Italy

 PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

Australia:

Canberra, Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania
Bahamas:

Exumas, Lubbers Quarters

Canada:
Ontario

France:                                
Bourdeilles, Nimes, Stacy-Sur-Marne
Germany:                              
Berlin
Japan:
                     
Ehime
Poland:                              

Kaine

Qatar:

Doha

Singapore

Sweden:                              
Bunkeflostrand, Sollentuna
Thailand:
                             
Samut Prakan

Ukraine

United Arab Emirates:              
Dubai

United Kingdom:              
Chesham, Essex, Hammers Gate, London, Tonbridge, Wales

 

Arkansas:

Hot Springs Village

California:                        
Alamo, Belvedere, Corte Madera, Davis, Goleta, Los Angeles, Mill Valley, Newport Beach, Oakland, Palo Alto, Pasadena, San Francisco, Santa Rosa, Sebastopol, Sherman Oaks, Vista, Woodside

Colorado:

Denver, Evergreen, Lyons, Vail
Connecticut:                    
Branford, Bridgeport, Brooklyn, Canton, Cos Cob, Darien, Fairfield, Gaylordsville, Greenwich, Guilford, Madison, Middlebury, Newington, Noank, Norwalk, Southington, Stamford, Stratford, West Hartford, Weston, Westport, Wethersfield, Wilton
Delaware:                        
Wilmington
District of Columbia:    
Washington
Florida:                             
Bonita Springs, Cape Canaveral, Cantonment, Jacksonville, Ocala, Palm Coast, Plant City, Sarasota, Stuart, Tampa, Vero Beach
Georgia:                            
Atlanta, Fayetteville, Marietta, Oxford

Hawaii:                            
Honolulu, Kapolei, Mililan

Idaho:                               
Hayden

Indiana:                              
Indianapolis

Illinois:

Chicago, Morton 
Iowa:                                  
Davenport
Kansas:
Lawrence, Prairie Village, Wichita

Kentucky:                        
Franklin, Lexington, Louisville
Louisiana:                       
Alexandria, Shreveport, Youngsville
Maryland:                        
Annapolis, Columbia, Lexington Park, Potomac, Silver Spring, West River
Massachusetts:               
Andover, Arlington, Brighton, Brookline, Boston, Boxford, Cambridge, Canton, Hingham, Holliston, Holyoke, Jamaica Plain, Kingston, Medway, Milton, Needham, Quincy, Rehoboth, Sharon, South Dartmouth,
South Hadley, Wayland, Wellesley, Winchester

Michigan:

Ann Arbor, Huntington Woods, Okemos, Pittsford
Mississippi:                    
Pass Christian

Missouri:                       
Chesterfield, Kansas City
New Hampshire:          
Bedford, Concord, Nashua, Seabrook Beach
New Jersey:                     
Andover, Basking Ridge, Caldwell, Collingswood, Englewood, Fort Lee, Haddonfield, Hoboken, Morristown, Newark, New Providence, Pennington, Pompton Plains, Princeton, Rochelle Park, Sparta, Summit, Westfield

New York:                        
Amagansett, Ancramdale, Astoria, Brooklyn, Garden City, Ithaca, Katonah, Laurel Hollow, Middletown, Mount Kisco, New Rochelle, New York, Palisades, Pelham, Pelham Manor, Plandome, Pound Ridge, Pt. Lookout, Rochester, Sag Harbor, Scarsdale,                                           Shelter Island Heights, Solvay, Somers, Southampton, Tuxedo, Tuxedo Park, Woodstock

North Carolina:             
Chapel Hill, Charlotte,  Durham, Raleigh

Ohio:                                 
Canal Winchester, Cincinnati, Columbus, Hudson
Oklahoma:
                             
Edmond
Oregon:                            
Independence, Portland, Salem

Pennsylvania:               
Boalsburg, Enola, Freedom, Norristown, Philadelphia, Pittsburg, West Chester, Wynnewood
Rhode Island:                
Block Island, Chepachet, Johnston, Newport, Providence, Saunderstown, Wakefield
South Carolina:

Gilbert, Lexington
Tennessee:                      
Johnson City, Nashville
Texas:                              
Austin, Bellaire, Cypress, Dallas, Fair Oaks Ranch, Houston, Pearland
Utah:
                             
Riverton
Vermont:                          
West Dover
Virginia:                           
Alexandria, Arlington, Bluemont, Charlottesville, Falls Church, Gloucester, Gloucester Point, Henrico, McLean, Middleburg, Midlothian, Newport News, Palmyra, Philomont, Purcellville, Richmond, Sterling, The Plains, Upperville, Vienna, Virginia Beach, Winchester
Washington:                     
Lynnwood, Marysville, Redmond, Tacoma
Wisconsin:
                             
Madison