JANE VOORHEES

jane@jvoorhees.com

EDUCATION

2009 Crown Point Press, San Francisco

2008 skopART, Skopelos, Greece

2001, 05, 09, 11, 13 The Scuola Intemazionale di Grafica di Venezia

1999, 02, 04 Vermont Studio Center Residency

1996, 97, 98, 03, 06, 11 Anderson Ranch Art Center

1995 M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City

1964 B.F.A., University of Kansas

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2003 - 2013 Kansas City Art Institute - Adjunct Instructor

1972 - Present Jane Voorhees Studio - Self-employed Artist

1965 - 1972 Hallmark Cards, Inc. - Designer

1964 - 1965 University of Kansas - Graduate Assistant Instructor

RECENT EXHIBITIONS

2013 UrbanSuburban, Epsten Gallery Invitational, Overland Park, KS

2012 Kansas City Flatfile, H&R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute Invitational

2011 Strecker-Nelson Gallery, Manhattan, KS

Beyond Bounds 2011: Brilliant, Nerman Museum Invitational, Overland Park, KS

UrbanSuburban, Epsten Gallery Invitational, Overland Park, KS

Overland, Marci Aylward, John Davis Carroll, Lisa Grossman, Mary Ann Strandell, Jane Voorhees, The Kansas City Jewish Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS

2010 Surroundings, Dolphin Gallery, Kansas City, MO

Celebrating 125 Years of the Kansas City Art Institute, Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, St. Joseph, MO

The Abstraction of Memory, SOHO 20 Gallery-Chelsea, New York, NY (solo show)

Kansas City Flatfile, H&R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute Invitational

2009 INPLACE , SOHO 20 Gallery-Chelsea, New York, NY
Bridge Art Fair, New York, NY

  Hand Print Press at Fifteen, Nerman Museum, Overland Park, KS

UrbanSuburban, Epsten Gallery Invitational, Overland Park, KS

Beyond Bounds 2009: Glow, Nerman Museum Invitational, Overland Park, KS

2008 Kansas City Flatfile, H&R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute Invitational

START08, SOHO 20 Gallery-Chelsea, New York, NY

Dolphin Gallery, Kansas City, MO

Hand Print Press, Kaw Valley Arts, Kansas City, KS

UrbanSuburban, Epsten Gallery, Overland Park,

The Earth Takes Us in Its Embrace, SOHO 20 Gallery-Chelsea, New York, NY (solo show)

2007 International Visions, Invitational Exhibition, Mainsite Gallery, Norman, OK

2006 Artists' Self-Portraits, SOHO 20 Gallery-Chelsea, New York, NY

Duets: A Collaboration Between Artists, Writers and the Hand Print Press, University of Missouri-Kansas City Gallery of Art

Ideas, Images, Structures, SOHO 20 Gallery-Chelsea, New York, NY

Journey: Paintings, Prints and Installations by Jane Voorhees, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, KS (solo show)

Scream, SOHO 20 Gallery-Chelsea, New York, NY (solo show)

30+, Kansas City Artists Coalition Invitational

2005 Soul Journey, Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, St. Joseph, MO (solo show)

Beyond Bounds 2005: Gold Rush, Nerman Museum Invitational, Overland Park, KS

Good-Bye to Hollywood, Print Invitational, Bellevue College, Omaha, NE

Kansas City Flatfile, H&R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute Invitational, Kansas City, MO

Small Works Invitational, SOHO 20 Gallery-Chelsea, New York, NY

2004 Dolphin Gallery, Kansas City, MO

Room 605, SOHO 20 Gallery-Chelsea, New York, NY

New Blood 3, Finer Things Gallery, Nashville, TN

Kansas City Flatfile, H & R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute Invitational, Kansas City, MO

Somewhere in Time, SOHO 20 Gallery-Chelsea,New York, NY (solo show)

2003 New American Painting, Volume 48

10th Anniversary Show, Hand Print Press, University of Missouri-Kansas City Gallery of Art, Kansas City, MO

Somewhere in Time, Corrider Art Space, Gould Evans Goodman Associates, LC, Kansas City, MO (solo show)

Tribute to Art in the Woods, Convention Center, Overland Park, KS

Dolphin Gallery, Kansas City, MO

Small Works Invitational, SOHO 20 Gallery-Chelsea,New York, NY

2002 Going Home, SOHO 20 Gallery-Chelsea,New York, NY (solo show)

Dolphin Gallery, Kansas City, MO

Beyond Bounds 2002: Shine, Nerman Museum Invitational, Overland Park, KS

SOHO 20 Gallery-Chelsea,New York, NY

2001 New American Painting, Volume 36

National Affiliate Show, SOHO 20 Invitational, New York, NY

Random Thoughts: for Vern, Unitarian Gallery, Kansas City, MO (solo show)

Search For Meaning: Eleanor Droll and Jane Voorhees, Stocksdale Gallery, William Jewell College, Liberty, MO

Imagination and Space: Gesine Janzen, Ron Michael and Jane Voorhees, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, KS

2000 Random Thoughts, Muchnic Art Gallery, Atchison, KS (solo show)

Timely Timeless Art, The Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, St. Joseph, MO, Invitational

Beyond Bounds 5: Off the Record!, Nerman Museum Invitational, Overland Park, KS

Second Kansas Triennial, Mulvane Art Museum, Topeka, KS

Commons Art Gallery at Cornell College, Mount Vernon, IA (solo show)

1999 Kansas Artists, American Legacy Gallery, Kansas City, MO

Riverbend Art Festival, Featured Artist, Atchison, KS

River Market Regional Exhibition, Kansas City, MO

Art in the Woods, Overland Park, KS, Juror's Choice

Print Society Acquisition Print, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO

Beyond Bounds, Beyond Borders!, Nerman Museum Invitational, Overland Park, KS

1998 Art in the Woods, Overland Park, KS, Purchase Award

Massman Gallery, Rockhurst College, Kansas City, MO (two-person show)

Juror's Choice: Ke-Sook Lee and Jane Voorhees, Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, MO

Lingua et Imago, The Writers Place, Kansas City, MO

1997 Kansas City Artists Coalition, RE: Members, Juror's Choice ,Kansas City, MO

Wild Woman Salon, Morgan Gallery Invitational, Kansas City, MO

SELECTED MUSEUM AND CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

  • Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, St. Joseph, MO
  • American Century, Kansas City, MO
  • BMA, Kansas City, MO
  • Corporate Woods Office Park, Overland Park, KS
  • Federal Reserve Bank, St. Louis, MO  
  • Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago, IL
  • Hallmark Cards, Inc., Kansas City, MO 
  • Hyatt Regency, Atlanta, GA
  • Kansas City Power & Light, Kansas City, MO
  • Kauffman Foundation, Kansas City, MO
  • Lathrop & Gage, Kansas City, MO
  • Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
  • Nerman Museum, Overland Park, KS
  • PepsiCo, Kansas City, MO
  • Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS
  • Sprint, Indianapolis, IN; Overland Park, KS
  • St. Francis Westin, San Francisco, CA
  • University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

HONORS AND RECOGNITION

2001Fellowship, Kansas Arts Commission

1995 Sandusky Memorial Award, University of Missouri-Kansas City

1964 University of Kansas, Outstanding Student in Commercial Art

PUBLICATIONS

Art in America, June/July, 2004. p. 113.

Art Now Gallery Guide, New York, May 2002, p. 54-55.

Biles, Jan. "Dreams and places: Artists look at home place, memories." Lawrence Journal World, 14 October 2001, p. 9D.

Best, Sherry L. "They don't have no blues. " Pitch Weekly, 31 July 1997, p. 12.

Christpoher, Hearne, Jr. "Plaza artist happy with her life and work." Hills Magazine, Fall 2013, p. 92-96.

Goddard, Stephen. The UMKC Hand Print Press @ 10 Years, p. 11, 14 and 15.

Hackman, Kate. "Tribute to a life richly led." The Kansas City Star Preview, 23 February 2001, p. 25.

____________. "Voorhees Shows at SOHO 20." Review, May/June 2002, Vol. 4, No. 5, p.30.

"Jane Voorhees: A new solo show of painting and prints entitled, 'Scream.'" The Village Voice, NYC guide: art. 2 October 2006.

Julian, Carrie. "Jane Voorhees: Somewhere in Time." Review, September 2003, Vol. 5, No. 6, p. 22.

Kirsch, Elisabeth. "Personal Visions rendered with assurance." The Kansas City Star Preview, 27 November 1998, p. 12.

LeClercq, Francine. SOHO 20-Chelsea Catalogue, 2008, p. 56 and 57.

____________. SOHO 20-Chelsea Catalogue, 2010, p. 56 and 57.

Lee, Cecil. “International Vision Exhibition.” Crosstimbers, Spring/Summer 2007, p. 32 and 33.

Martin, James. Hand Print Press 15, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, (exhibition catalogue), 2009. p. 2.

Merrill, Hugh. Print Lovers at 30: Celebrating Three Decades of Giving. The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO (exhibition catalogue), 2008. p. 47.

Nelson, Trent. "Artist shares her thoughts at Munchnic Gallery. " Atchison Daily Globe, 17 November 2000, p. 5.

Self, Dana. "Grounded in the Land." The Kansas City Star Preview, 15 December 2011, p. 18.

Taylor, Chris. "Featured artist brings variety of skills to work: talking, learning about art one of things Riverbend Art Festival is all about," Atchison Daily Globe, 28 May 1999, p. 1.

Thorson, Alice. "Exhibits, Re-Members." The Kansas City Star Preview, 10 October 1997, p. 18.

___________. "Hand Print Press leaves stamp on local art community." The Kansas City Star, 1 November 1998, Sec. J, p. 8.

___________. "Houseguest/ Jane Voorhees, artist and collector." The Kansas City Star, 3 March, 2013, Section C, p. 2.

___________. "Picture this: an auction of framed creations." The Kansas City Star Preview, 20 September 1996, p. 18.