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Christine Bodnar, IAPS MC, CPS

Education

Bachelor Fine and Applied Arts, Central Michigan University, 1982
Studio Major Painting
Massachusetts College of Art, Painting 1986-1988.
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston,MA., Drawing 1993

Awards/Recognition

2011 Recipient of Master Circle Award presented at the Ninth Biennial International Association of Pastel Societies Convention in Albuquerque, NM
2011 Honorable Mention 12th Annual Pastel Journal 100 Competition, April 2011 Issue
2011 Pastel Society of America Savoir-Faire Sennelier Award, Pastel Painters of Maine 12th International Juried Exhibition
2011 Great American Artworks Award, Pastel Society of New Hampshire National Juried Exhibition
2011 First Annual Marian Atkinson Memoial Award for Pastel, North River Arts Festval, Marshfiled Hills, MA 2011 Pastel Society Of America Award, Pastel Painters of Cape Cod National Juried, South Yarmouth, MA
2010 Canson Inc. Award, Connecticut Pastel Society, "Renaissance In Pastel" Mattauck Museum, Waterbury, CT
2010 Piscataqua Bank Award, Pastel Society of New Hampshire National Juried Exhibition "It’s Pastel"
2010 8th Place, Pastel Painters of Maine 11th International Juried Exhibition "Pastels Only" Kennebunkport, ME
2010 Dakota Pastel F&W Award, Pastel Painters of Cape Cod National Juried Exhibition, South Yarmouth, MA
2010 3rd Place Drawing/Pastel 55th Arts Festival, South Shore Arts Center, Cohasset, MA
2010 Honorable Mention, International Association of Pastel Societies 15th Juried Exhibition, Brea, CA
2009 2nd Place Dry-Media Richeson Landscape, Seascape, Exteriors National Juried Exhibit, Kimberly, WI
2009 Best In Show, 92nd Mid-Summer Juried Show, Duxbury Art Association, Duxbury, MA
2009 Honorable Mention, IAPS, 14th Juried Web Show, www.pastelinternational.com
2009 Richeson Pastel Award, Pastel Society of New Hampshire National Juried Exhibition, Portsmouth, NH
2009 2nd Place Dry-Media, Richeson Landscape, Seascape, Exteriors National Juried Exhibit, Kimberly, WI
2008 Master Circle Points Awarded, IAPS, 12th Juried Web Show, www.pastelinternational.com
2008 Award of Merit, Pastel Painters of Cape Cod National Juried "For Pastels Only" Exhibition, Chatham, MA
2008 2nd Place Drawing/Pastel, Plymouth Guild for the Arts 41st Juried Arts Festival, Plymouth, MA
2008 1st Place, Pastel Society of New Hampshire National Juried Exhibition "It’s Pastel", Newport, NH
2007 Ditto Editions Merchandise Award "For Pastels Only" PPSCC, Chatham, MA
2007 Academic Artist Award, 57th National Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Realism, American International College, Springfield, MA
2007 Artwork Essentials Merchandise Award, Connecticut Pastel Society "Renaissance In Pastels" National Juried Exhibition, West Hartford, CT

Selected Juried Exhibitions

2006 Finalist, Landscape Category, Artist’s Magazine 2007 December Publication
2011 Guild of Boston Artists Annual Regional Representational Competition, President’s Gallery, Boston, MA
2011 International Association of Pastel Societies 18th International Juried Exhibition, Albuquerque, NM
2011 Academic Artist Association 61st Annual National Exhibition, Karen Spague Cultural Center, Springfield, MA
2011 Pastel Painter Society Of Cape Cod "For Pastels Only" National Juried Exhibition, South Yarmouth, MA
2011 Connecticut Pastel Society "Renaissance in Pastel", Waterbury, CT
2011 Pastel Society Of New Hampshire 3rd Annual National Juried "It’s Pastel" Exhibition, Portsmouth, NH
2011 Pastel Painters of Maine 12th Annual National Juried Exhibition, Kennebunk, ME
2011 44th Plymouth Guild for the Arts Juried Art Show, Plymouth, MA
2010 Allied Artists of America 97th Annual Exhibition, National Arts Club, New York, NY
2010 55th South Shore Art Center "Arts Festival", Cohasset, MA
2010 International Association of Pastel Societies Juried Exhibition City of Brea Gallery, Brea, CA
2010 Duxbury Art Association Winter Juried Show, Duxbury Art Complex, Duxbury, MA
2010 Pastel Painters of Cape Cod "For Pastels Only", Chatham, MA
2010 Pastel Painters of Maine,11th Annual International Juried "It’s Pastel" Exhibition, Kennebunkport, ME
2010 New Hampshire Pastel Society, "It’s Pastel" National Juried Exhibition, Portsmouth, NH
2010 Connecticut Pastel Society "Renaissance in Pastel" , West Hartford, CT
2007-08 Academic Artists Association 57th,58th Contemporary Realism Exhibit,
Karen Spague Cultural Center, Springfield, MA

Memberships

Master Circle Member International Association of Pastel Societies
Signature Member Connecticut Pastel Society
Signature Member Pastel Painters of Maine
Pastel Painters Society Of Cape Cod
Academic Artist Association
North River Arts Society
Duxbury Art Association
2012 Workshop and Class Schedule
Plymouth Guild for the Arts, Plymouth Art Center
One-day workshops and 6 week courses
Duxbury Art Association
Beginner to Intermediate Pastel Classes
You can find selected reproductions of Christine’s work at Etsy’s website here:
Shop name: BodnarFineArt
Prints Currently Available:

Solo/Group Events

Hynes Convention Center, Rotunda Gallery, Boston Apr-June 2007
South River Awareness, Group Show, South Shore Science Center 2006
Amity Insurance, Group Show, Quincy 2006



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