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ADVANCING THE ARTS ACROSS MARYLAND

NEENA BIRCH

NEENA BIRCH

Artist Work

Amaryllis IV
2008
Acrylic on Yupo paper
26" x 20"
Dusty Rose I
2007
Oil on board
16" x 16"
Family
2009
Egg tempera, acrylic on board
10" x 8"

Artist Information

County
Montgomery County
Artistic Category

Visual Arts

Artist Statement

Most often a naturalist taking liberties, my subject matter explores both the nature of time and the thin line between scientific reality and fantasy.

Artist Bio

EDUCATION 2006 Certificate of Botanical Art & Illustration, Corcoran College of Art & Design & U.S. Botanic Garden, Washington, DC 1989 Master of Fine Art, George Washington University, Washington, DC 1964 Graduate work, Columbia University, New York City, NY 1964 Bachelor of Arts, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY SELECTED SHOWS & EXHIBITIONS 2008 Botanical Art at the Athenaeum, Alexandria, VA 2008 Booksmart Studio, 1st Annual Alternative Digital Print Exhibition, Rochester, NY 2007 Contemporary Plant Portraits, Metropolitan Memorial UMC, Washington, DC 2006 Botanical Art & Illustration, U.S. Botanic Garden, Washington, DC 2006 Botanical Treasures of Lewis & Clark, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC 2005 Plant Portraits, The Arts Club of Washington, Washington, DC 2004 A Sense of Place, Rockville Arts Place, Gaithersburg, MD 2000 Images for Healing, National Institute of Health, Bethesda MD 1999 Washington Printmakers Gallery, Washington, DC 1996 Washington Design Center, Duncan Huggins & Perez, Washington, DC 1996 Nordstrom, McLean, VA (hand printed dresses) 1992 Jane Haslem Gallery, Washington, DC 1981 U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, DC 1981 B.P. North America, Washington, DC SELECTED COLLECTIONS National Capitol Children’s Museum George Washington University Anchorage Fine Arts Museum Honorable Barry Goldwater Honorable Ted Stevens WNBC-TV British Petroleum Corporation Charter Corporation American Petroleum Institute Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC