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About The Artist

Updated: May 24

Jan Ayers Friedman was born in Dallas, Texas in 1954 and currently paints and sculpts from her studio in the Fort Worth Museum District. She studied art and science curricula at ETSU and UTA and has served on boards of local arts organizations since 1984.

A co-founder of the Texas Jewish Arts Association, Jan is currently involved with helping build arts opportunities and education platforms that encourage open dialogue and creative innovation.

AFFILIATIONS/ MEMBERSHIPS


Fort Worth Art Collective

Fort Worth Community Arts Center

Fort Worth Museum of Modern Art

Kimbell Museum of Art

Jewish Art Salon New York

Texas Sculpture Group

International Sculpture Society

Texas Jewish Art Association ( co-founder )


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND PROGRAMMING


2021

Texas Sculpture Group Juried Member Show

Redbud Gallery, Houston, Texas


2020

Seriously. Nothing at all happened to anybody in 2020.


2019

Eishet Chayil

Hebrew Union College, Los Angeles

Peace And Unity Collaborative Exhibit

Eisemann Center, Richardson, Texas


Art Reunion

Fort Worth Art Collective


James Surls Invitational

Terra Splendora

James Surls, curator

Texas Sculpture Group, Houston, Texas


Spinoza, Marrano Of Reason

Plein van Siena, Amsterdam

Ori Soltes, curator

EXTENDED- Oranjkerk, Amsterdam


Calm To Chaos Invitational

Northaven Gardens, Dallas, Texas


2018

Texas Artists Coalition Juried Member Show

Lauen Saba Childs, curator

Fort Worth Community Arts Center


Texas Jewish Arts Association Juried Member Show

Evelyn Siegel, juror

Botanical Research Institute Of Texas

Fort Worth, Texas


Lobby Gallery Solo Exhibit

Stage West Theater, Fort Worth, Texas


Texas Jewish Arts Association Juried Member Show

Pam and William Campbell, jurors

Fort Worth, Texas


2017

Art In The Metroplex Finale

Jonathan Levy, curator

Fort Worth, Texas


Adjunct Invitational Exhibit

Jerusalem Biennial

Museum of Biblical Arts, Dallas, Texas


Curator

Elements Of Conversation

Atrium Gallery, UNTHSC

Fort Worth, Texas


2016

First Place Award

Texas Jewish Arts Association Juried Member Show, Dallas, Texas


Curator, Exhibitor

Three Ways To See

Atrium Gallery, UNTHSC, Fort Worth, Texas


2015

Art In The Metroplex

Peter Doroshenko, juror

Fort Worth, Texas


Invited Presenter

Pecha Kucha

Texas Sculpture Association

Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, Texas

Texas Jewish Arts Association Juried Member Show

Kenneth Craighead, juror

Dallas, Texas


Fields Of Dreams- Living Shmita In The Modern World

Yeshiva University Museum

New York, New York

Solo Show 'Stories About Chaos'

Beth El Exhibit Hall, Fort Worth


Artist-In-Residence

Western Galilee Arts Program

Acco, Israel

Purchase Prize

MHMR Invitational Benefit Show

Fort Worth, Texas


2014

Art In The Metroplex

Sara-Jayne Parsons, juror

Fort Worth, Texas


First Place

Texas Sculpture Association Juried Member Show

Rachel Nash Gallery, Dallas, Texas


Artspace 111 Regional Juried Exhibition

Andrea Karnes and Dr. Ron Tyler, jurors

Fort Worth, Texas


Texas Sculpture Group Juried Member Show

James Surls, juror

Lawndale Art Center, Houston, Texas


Arlington Museum Of Art

photography show in conjunction with Ansel Adams exhibit


2013


Cohn Drennan Gallery

Dallas, Texas


Texas Biennial/ Art Car Museum

Houston, Texas


MAC

Dallas, Texas




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