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|The School Of The Museum Of Fine Arts, Boston, Mass.|
( National Scholastic Arts Scholarship. )
Cape Cod Community College, Barnstable, Mass.( (Degree with Honors. )
Southeastern Massachusetts University, North Dartmouth,MA
The Pastel Society of America
The Copley Society of Boston
Provincetown Art Association
Cape Cod Art Association
ONE WOMAN SHOWS :
Rice Polak Gallery, Provincetown, Mass. (1999)
The Cape Museum of Fine Arts, Dennis, Mass. (1996)
The Cahoon Museum Of American Art, Cotuit, Mass. (1990,1995)
Billingsgate Gallery, Wellfleet, Mass. (1990-1991).
Duxbury Art Museum Complex, Duxbury, Mass. (1990).
Andrew Usiskin Gallery Of Contemporary Art, London, England (1990).
Market Barn Gallery, Falmouth, Mass. (1996).
INVITATIONAL GROUP SHOWS :
The Cape Museum Of Fine Arts, Dennis, Mass. (1987,1988, 1989, 1990, 1991).
The 1989's Group Pastel Show ; The Munson Gallery, Chatham, Mass. (1989).
The New England Landscape Painters Invitational's; The Duxbury Art Museum Complex, Duxbury, Mass. (1988).
SELECTED ARTICLES AND REVIEWS:
WCVBTV, Boston ( Chronicle Show-channel 5 ) September 1999
Featured artist, 12 hour show- "Cape Cod Painters"
APlus, Arts and Antiques, November 1995, Pgs. 1-6
Konig, Peter: "Capturing the Essence of the Cape Cod"
Landscape: Artist Jan Collins Selman.
"The Boston Globe" Arts Section, July 15, 1995, Pgs 25 &31.
Taylor, Robert: Art Among The Dunes: Provincetown's Gallery Scene.;
American Artist Magazine, April 1991, Vol. 55, issue 585 - Pgs 36-41 Feit, Edward : "Let Nature Be Your Guide"; Jan Collins Selman Believes....
Nantucket Journal, Spring 1991, Pgs. 11-17 & 60-61.
Michelsen, Pam: "A Road Out - One Artists Travel."
Nickersen, Cindy: "Selman Landscapes :Poetry In Pastels."
Cape Cod LIfe Magazine, Special Arts Issue, Sept., 1990 - Vol. 12, NO 4- pgs. 37-52.
The Boston Sunday Globe, Jan., 21, 1990 -Pgs. 9-10.
Coleman Sandy : "Exhibit Mixes Pastels of Cape and Urban Bronzes"
Cape Arts and Antiques, Sept. 1989, pg. 12.
Audi, Karen : Art Notes, A Review of Special Exhibit At the Cape Museum Of Natural History, "A Tribute To Cape Cods Natural Beauty".
Art Section, "The Ham And High", Hampstead, London, England. Feb.1989.pg. 101.
Talbot, Linda : "A Fine Show Of Folly", Review of Exhibit At The Andrew Usiskin Gallery Of Contemporary Art, Hampsted, London, England.
Art Review Section Of The Jewish Chronicle, London,England, Feb., 1989 - pg. 18.
Webber, Michael : "A True Master Of Invention", review of exhibit at the Andrew Usiskin Gallery.
REGIONAL AND LOCAL AWARDS
The Cape Museums Artist Of The Year Award Dinner, Nov. 1999, Chatham Country Club.
Who's Who In America ; 1998-1999
Who's Who Internationally ; 1998-1999
The All New England Show, at the Cape Cod Art Association, 1987 , Grumbacher Award for Best Painting.
The All New England Show, at the Cape Cod Art Association, 1987, First Place - Pastel.
Spring Juried Members Exhibition, at the Cape Cod Art Association, 1987, First Place - Pastel.
Spring Open Juried Show at the Cape Cod Art Association, 1986, First Place for Pastel.
Falmouth Artists Guild 1986 Annual Open Juried Exhibition, Best in Show, Pastel.
The Fall Open Juried Exhibition, at the Cape Cod Art Association, 1986 , First Place - Oils.
First Members Juried Exhibition, at the Cape Cod Art Association , 1986, First Place - Pastel.
4th Annual Juried Watercolor Exhibition, at the Falmouth Artists Guild, 1985, Best In Show, Watercolor.
WORKS INCLUDED IN Motion Pictures
Zev Brauns Production, "Where Are The Children", a feature Film starring Jill Clayburgh, 1984
INTERNATIONAL AND NATIONAL AWARDS
CorelDRAW 1991 World Design Competition: Third Place
CorelDRAW 1992 World Design Competition: Third Place
National Scholastic Gold Medal for pencil Drawing, awarded by the Venus Pen and Pencil Corp.,at The Boston Globe Exhibition at Boston University.
National Scholastic Gold Medal for woodcut), awarded by the C.Howard Hunt Co.,
at The Boston Golbe Exibition at Boston University.
The Hallmark Nomination for Drawing, The Boston Globe Exhibition at Boston University.
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