SELECTED ART EXHIBITIONS

 

2024  

“Exploration” andVirtues Land in Small Works IX Show, Friends of Yellow Barn, Yellow Barn Gallery, May 25-27, 2024.

“Playtime” [SOLD] in Sizzling Summer: A Celebration of Art in the Sun at Hera Hub DC, a Ch/Art exhibition, Juried by Jordan Bruns,  May 9-Sept. 9, 2024

“Confidence, 2021” and “Faithfulness, 2022”  in Yellow Barn Studio Instructors Show, Popcorn Gallery, Glen Echo Park, Maryland, March 30-April 28, 2024.

“Virtue Maps” installation in room 4050 Artomatic 2025 March 8-April 28, 2024 2100 M ST NW, Washington, DC   NOTE: Artomatic returned for its signature art event, drawing hundreds of artists and performers from throughout the D.C., Maryland and Virginia area for a seven-week free exhibition to celebrate the arts!

“Search, 2022” was selected for MFA’s Mind Mapping 2024 by juror Lisa Murphy. Out of 266 total entries by 97 artists, I was one of 59 artists selected for this online exhibition, Maryland Federation of Art, April 15, 2024 – May 31, 2024

2023

“Presidential Piracy PROTEST” was selected for Pivotal” DC Women’s Caucus for Art National Show at Montpelier Arts Center in Laurel, MD.  November 13- January 3, 2024, Juror: Lisa Grand Murphy,

“Appreciation” was selected for the “Spirituality 2023″ international online group Biafarin exhibition by Exhibizone and Gallerium.  October 15 to December 25,2023. View my exhibition page here.

 Awarded JONS Artist in Residency for the fourth quarter of 2023 by Journal of Oncology Navigation and Survivorship — 3 of my artworks “Empathy,” “Hope,” and “Serenity” are featured on the online art gallery and will be published in journals October, November, and December 2023.

“Joy 2023” and “Appreciation 2021” were selected for MFA’s Fall Member Show 2023 by juror Robert Yi. Out of 438 total entries, I am one of 42 artists selected. Curve Gallery, Maryland Federation of Art: Sept 27 – Oct 14, 2023

“Wonderment 2022” [SOLD] was selected for the 52nd Annual Glen Echo Labor Day Weekend Art Show featuring the juried work of more than 300 artists.  I showed 2 artworks at the Drawing and Water-Media Show in the Yellow Barn Studio Gallery over Labor Day weekend..

“Patience” was selected for the “Emotions 2023″ international online group Biafarin exhibition by Exhibizone and Gallerium. July 25  to September 25,2023. View my exhibition page here.

“Playful Search” and “Self-Avatar Over Time” were selected for My Personal Best  exhibition Women’s Caucus for Art of Greater Washington DC (WCADC) at Friendship Gallery, Chevy Chase, Maryland.  July 24-August 19, 2023, Juror: Sandra Davis

“Reverence 2022” and “Resilience 2021”  in Yellow Barn Studio Instructors Show, Popcorn Gallery, Glen Echo Park, Maryland, June 2-25, 2023

Idealism 2021” and “Wonderment 2022” in Small Works VIII Show, Friends of Yellow Barn, Yellow Barn Gallery, May 27-29, 2023.

Playtime” selected for MFA’s Spring Member Show 2023 by juror David Carter.  Out of 341 total entries by 105 artists, I was one of 54 artists selected. Curve Gallery, Maryland Federation of Art , May 3-27, 2023.

“Appreciation” was selected for the “Inspirations 2023″ international online group Biafarin exhibition by Exhibizone and Gallerium. April 25 to May 25, 2023. View my exhibition page here.

“Kindness 2021” was selected for the Believe 2022” international online group Biafarin exhibition by Exhibizone and Gallerium. February 25 to March 31, 2023.  View my exhibition page here

 “Presidential Piracy PROTEST” was selected for Our Voices Carry Weight” DC Women’s Caucus for Art Member Show at Bohrer Park, Gaithersburg, Maryland.  February 3- April 23, 2023, Juror: Christina Massey

 “Wonderment 2022” was selected for the Happiness 2022 international online group Biafarin exhibition by Exhibizone and Gallerium.  January 30 to March 3, 2023.  View my exhibition page here

“Wonderment 2022” and “Journey 2022,” were selected for MFA’s Winter Member Show 2023 by juror Scott Hutchison. Out of 320 total entries by 103 artists, I was one of 45 artists selected.  Curve Gallery, Maryland Federation of Art: January 4 – 28, 2023. 

2022  

“Serenity 2021” selected to be showcased in the “Emptiness 2022” international online group Biafarin exhibition by Exhibizone.  Chosen for the second time this year, my piece in this show, organized by Gallerium, will be shown from December 10 to January 10, 2022.  View my page in the exhibition here

“Compassion” and “Empathy 2021”  in Yellow Barn Studio Instructors Show, Popcorn Gallery, Glen Echo Park, Maryland, October 15 – November 13.

Presidential Piracy: Consequential Transparency” (2016-2022) in PROTEST!–ArtWatchDC’s timely group exhibition at Touchstone Gallery in Washington, DC, October 2022.

“Wonder(ful)” selected for Songs That Make Us Move” DC Women’s Caucus for Art Member Show at Friendship Heights Village Community Center, Chevy Chase, Maryland.  August 2022, Juror: Martina Dodd, curator and art historian based in Atlanta, Georgia

“Empathy 2021” selected for the “Emotions 2022” international online group Biafarin exhibition. for the Chosed for second year in a row, my piece in this show, organized by Gallerium, will be shown from June 15-July 15, 2022. It will also be published in The Book of Arts: Emotions online publication. See the main link of Emotions 2022 smart group exhibitionto view all of the artworks as well as photos of all of the selected artists. View my page in the exhibition here

“Love, 2021” selected for Emotions 2021 international online group exhibition and published in The Book of Arts: Emotions online publication.  January 15, 2022- February 15, 2022.  [Note: Emotions 2021 is an all-medium dual art competition, presented mutually by Gallerium art exhibitions and The Book of Arts publications.

2021

“Empathy 2021″,”Truthfulness 2021,” and “Humanity 2021” in We Who Dream Know No Borders, Women’s Caucus for Art DC Members Virtual Exhibition: https://www.wcadc.org/WeWhoDream  December 15, 2021 to February 28, 2022, Juror: Satarra Leona

“Mindfulness 2021,” Fall Members ExhibitionCurve Gallery, Maryland Federation of Art Fall Members Exhibition: September 22 – October 16, 2021, Juror: Chanel Compton

“Diligence 2021” and “Determination 2021” in Black & WhiteWomen’s Caucus for Art DC Members Virtual Exhibition: https://www.wcadc.org/blackandwhite August 15 – September 30, 2021, Juror: Sandra Davis

“Unity 2020,” Spring Members ExhibitionCurve Gallery, Maryland Federation of Art Spring Members Exhibition: May 16 – 30, Juror: Joey P. Mánlapan

2020

“Trust 2020,” Small Wonders Exhibition, Curve Gallery, Maryland Federation of Art, MFA Curve Gallery: December 3-27; Juror: Linda Crocker Simmons

“Purposefulness 2020  ” Strokes of Genius Exhibition, Maryland Federation of Art, MFA Curve Gallery: October 30-November 25, Juror: Mark Karnes

“Serenity 2020 ” Gallery B 2020 Exhibition, Maryland Federation of Art, MFA Curve Gallery: July 22-August 15, Juror: Nora Sturges

“Faith,” Curve Gallery, Maryland Federation of Art Spring Members Online Exhibition: May 6 – 30; Juror: Paul Reuther

2019

“Mixture,” Touchstone Gallery, Spotlight 2019 Group Exhibition: December 5-23, 2019.

Empathy” Small Wonders Exhibition,Maryland Federation of Art, December 2019, Juror: Linda Crocker Simmons, Corcoran

Fall Member Show, Maryland Federation of Art, , October, 2019, Juror: Matthew McConville, Goucher College

“Transformation” Women’s Caucus for Art DC June 14-July 7, 2019 Waverly Gallery Juror: Jennifer Riddell, NGA

“Reflections on Light” Women’s Caucus for Art DC Members Show, March 9-April 8, 2019, Wohlfarth Galleries Juror: Lavinia Wohlfarth

Inova Schar Cancer Center, Fairfax, VA. Juror: Shanti Norris

“Alchemical Vessels,” Joan Hisoka Gallery, Smith Center for the Healing Arts

“Magnificent Ten,” and “Terrific Twelve” Group Shows, Back Wall Gallery, Takoma Park, MD

2018 

“One House Project,” Black Rock Center, Germantown, MD

“Unframed,” Willow Street Gallery, September 15-28, 2018, Takoma Park, MD

2017

“One House Project,” Touchstone Gallery, Washington, DC

2016 

“Dancing on the Boundary Between Liminal/Subliminal Images: From Mark Making to Picture Composing with Geometric Forms,”  Elberson Fine Arts Center Gallery, Salem College.   Juror: Cynthia Bickley-Green

“Feminist Leadership/Not Feminist Leadership,” with Enid Zimmerman in Envisioning Pedagogical Inquiry at Macy Art Gallery, Teachers College, Columbia, University Juror: Mary Hafeli

2014 “Gratitude Meditation,” Installation of 11 Ink and Watermedia Markings, GMU, School of Art Faculty Exhibition, Fall 2014.

2013 “Marking Meditation Studio and Wall,” Installation of Ink and Watercolor Paintings selected by Juror Linnea Glatt for 2013 NAEA Women’s Caucus Exhibition, Ft. Worth, Texas, March.

2012 “Marking and Mapping: Finding Time, Space and Place,” McLean Project for the Arts, January 19- March 4, 2012. https://vimeo.com/album/1893089

2010 “Shoots and Laterals: 2010,” Installation of 12 Ink and Watercolor Paintings, GMU, School of Art Faculty Exhibition.

2007 “Meditation Harvest”, Installation of 16 Ink and Watercolor Paintings, George Mason University Faculty Exhibition.

2004 “Meditation Garden, II”, Installation of 15 Ink and Watercolor Paintings, George Mason University Faculty Exhibition.

2003 “Meditation Garden,” Installation of 15 Ink and Watercolor Paintings, Maryland Institute College of Art Faculty Exhibition, October 2003.

2002 “Healing Emotions,” Ink and Watercolor, in MICA Remembers 9/11, Maryland Institute College of Art, November 8-December 15, 2002.

2002 “Women’s Caucus for Art of Greater Washington, Members’ Holiday Art Exhibit,” Dempsey Gallery, Takoma Park Municipal Building, December 2002

2001 “Small and Miniature: Paintings, Prints and Sculpture,” Aaron Gallery, Washington, DC December 1, 2000 – January 8, 2001.

2000 “Continuing Journey,” Ink and Watercolor, Maryland Institute, College of Art Faculty Exhibition, October – November, 2000. On display in Academic Affairs Office Area through June 2001.

1999 “Midlife Toast,” Mixed Media, Maryland Institute, College of Art Faculty Exhibition, October – November 1999.

1997 “Continuing Studies: Reflective Search,” Installation, Maryland Institute, College of Art Faculty Exhibition, October – November, 1997.

1995 “Markings,” Installation, Maryland Institute, College of Art Faculty Exhibition, Fall 1995.

1994 Faculty Exhibition, Maryland Institute College of Art, Meyerhoff Gallery, October 5- November 6, 1994.

1993 “Marking: Time, Space and Place,” Installation, Maryland Institute College of Art Faculty Exhibition, Decker Gallery, October 8 – November 14, 1993.

1985 “Patterning and Sequential Imagery,” (Juried by Charlotte Robinson), Washington Women’s Art Center, February 5- March 2, 1985.

1984 Faculty Exhibition, George Mason University, Fenwick Library Gallery, August 27- October 10

 

Renee Sandell, Artist & Educator

Renee Sandell grew up in New York City where she attended the High School of Music and Art and the City College of New York. Sandell holds a MA and PhD in Art Education from The Ohio State University.

To learn more about Renee’s work in art education, including professional highlights, media, and publications, visit www.visualfitness4all.com

Renee Sandell, Artist & Educator

Renee Sandell grew up in New York City where she attended the High School of Music and Art and the City College of New York.. Sandell holds a MA and PhD in Art Education from The Ohio State University.

To learn more about Renee’s work in art education, including professional highlights, media and publications, visit her website visualfitness4all.com.

 

SELECTED ART EXHIBITIONS

2021 “Love, 2021” selected for Emotions 2021 international online group exhibition and published in The Book of Arts: Emotions online publication.  January 15, 2022- February 15, 2022.  [Note: Emotions 2021 is an all-medium dual art competition, presented mutually by Gallerium art exhibitions and The Book of Arts publications.]

2021 “Empathy 2021″,”Truthfulness 2021,” and “Humanity 2021” in We Who Dream Know No Borders, Women’s Caucus for Art DC Members Virtual Exhibition: https://www.wcadc.org/WeWhoDream  December 15, 2021 to February 28, 2022, Juror: Satarra Leona

2021  “Mindfulness 2021,” Fall Members ExhibitionCurve Gallery, Maryland Federation of Art Fall Members Exhibition: September 22 – October 16, 2021Juror: Chanel Compton

2021 “Diligence 2021” and “Determination 2021” in Black & WhiteWomen’s Caucus for Art DC Members Virtual Exhibition: https://www.wcadc.org/blackandwhite August 15 – September 30, 2021Juror: Sandra Davis

2021  “Unity 2020,” Spring Members ExhibitionCurve Gallery, Maryland Federation of Art Spring Members Exhibition: May 16 – 30, Juror: Joey P. Mánlapan

2020  “Trust 2020,” Small Wonders Exhibition, Curve Gallery, Maryland Federation of Art, MFA Curve Gallery: December 3-27; Juror: Linda Crocker Simmons

2020  “Purposefulness 2020  ” Strokes of Genius Exhibition, Maryland Federation of Art, MFA Curve Gallery: October 30-November 25, Juror: Mark Karnes

2020  “Serenity 2020 ” Gallery B 2020 Exhibition, Maryland Federation of Art, MFA Curve Gallery: July 22-August 15, Juror: Nora Sturges

2020  “Faith,” Curve Gallery, Maryland Federation of Art Spring Members Online Exhibition: May 6 – 30; Juror: Paul Reuther

2019  “Mixture,” Touchstone Gallery, Spotlight 2019 Group Exhibition: December 5-23, 2019.

2019 “Small Wonders,” Maryland Federation of Art, December 2019, Juror: Linda Crocker Simmons, Corcoran

2019 Fall Member show, Maryland Federation of Art, , October, 2019, Juror: Matthew McConville, Goucher College

2019 “Transformation” Women’s Caucus for Art DC June 14-July 7, 2019 Waverly Gallery Juror: Jennifer Riddell, NGA

2019 “Reflections on Light” Women’s Caucus for Art DC Members Show, March 9-April 8, 2019, Wohlfarth Galleries Juror: Lavinia Wohlfarth

2019 Inova Schar Cancer Center, Fairfax, VA, Juror: Shanti Norris

2019: “Alchemical Vessels,” Joan Hisoka Gallery, Smith Center for the Healing Arts

2019 “Magnificent Ten,” and “Terrific Twelve” Group Shows, Back Wall Gallery, Takoma Park, MD

2018  “One House Project,” Black Rock Center, Germantown, MD

2018 “Unframed,” Willow Street Gallery, September 15-28, 2018, Takoma Park, MD

2017 “One House Project,” Touchstone Gallery, Washington, DC

2016 “Dancing on the Boundary Between Liminal/Subliminal Images: From Mark Making to Picture Composing with Geometric Forms,”  Elberson Fine Arts Center Gallery, Salem College.   Juror: Cynthia Bickley-Green

2016 “Feminist Leadership/Not Feminist Leadership,” with Enid Zimmerman in Envisioning Pedagogical Inquiry at Macy Art Gallery, Teachers College, Columbia, University Juror: Mary Hafeli

2014 “Gratitude Meditation,” Installation of 11 Ink and Watermedia Markings, GMU, School of Art Faculty Exhibition, Fall 2014.

2013 “Marking Meditation Studio and Wall,” Installation of Ink and Watercolor Paintings selected by Juror Linnea Glatt for 2013 NAEA Women’s Caucus Exhibition, Ft. Worth, Texas, March.

2012 “Marking and Mapping: Finding Time, Space and Place,” McLean Project for the Arts, January 19- March 4, 2012. https://vimeo.com/album/1893089

2010 “Shoots and Laterals: 2010,” Installation of 12 Ink and Watercolor Paintings, GMU, School of Art Faculty Exhibition.

2007 “Meditation Harvest”, Installation of 16 Ink and Watercolor Paintings, George Mason University Faculty Exhibition.

2004 “Meditation Garden, II”, Installation of 15 Ink and Watercolor Paintings, George Mason University Faculty Exhibition.

2003 “Meditation Garden,” Installation of 15 Ink and Watercolor Paintings, Maryland Institute College of Art Faculty Exhibition, October 2003.

2002 “Healing Emotions,” Ink and Watercolor, in MICA Remembers 9/11, Maryland Institute College of Art, November 8-December 15, 2002.

2002 “Women’s Caucus for Art of Greater Washington, Members’ Holiday Art Exhibit,” Dempsey Gallery, Takoma Park Municipal Building, December 2002

2001 “Small and Miniature: Paintings, Prints and Sculpture,” Aaron Gallery, Washington, DC December 1, 2000 – January 8, 2001.

2000 “Continuing Journey,” Ink and Watercolor, Maryland Institute, College of Art Faculty Exhibition, October – November, 2000. On display in Academic Affairs Office Area through June 2001.

1999 “Midlife Toast,” Mixed Media, Maryland Institute, College of Art Faculty Exhibition, October – November 1999.

1997 “Continuing Studies: Reflective Search,” Installation, Maryland Institute, College of Art Faculty Exhibition, October – November, 1997.

1995 “Markings,” Installation, Maryland Institute, College of Art Faculty Exhibition, October -November, 1995.

1994 Faculty Exhibition, Maryland Institute College of Art, Meyerhoff Gallery, October 5- November 6, 1994.

1993 “Marking: Time, Space and Place,” Installation, Maryland Institute College of Art Faculty Exhibition, Decker Gallery, October 8 – November 14, 1993.

1985 “Patterning and Sequential Imagery,” (Juried by Charlotte Robinson), Washington Women’s Art Center, February 5- March 2, 1985.

1984 Faculty Exhibition, George Mason University, Fenwick Library Gallery, August 27- October 10, 1984

 

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