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Buxenbaum, Nina

Buxenbaum, Nina

Curriculum Vitae
Co-Coordinator of Fine Arts
Associate Professor
Performing and Fine Arts

Phone: 718-262-2414
Office Location: AC-1A10

Office Hours  
Tuesday  12:30 pm - 2 pm 
Thursday  12:30 pm - 2 pm 


Degree Institution Field Dates
MFA  Maryland Institute College of Art  Painting  2001 
BFA  Washington University in St. Louis  Printmaking/ Art History  1996 

Nina Buxenbaum was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. She received her MFA degree in painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art and her BFA from Washington University in St. Louis in drawing and printmaking. Buxenbaum has participated in residencies at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, France, the Skowhegan School of Painting in Maine, The Artists Alliance in New York, the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, VT, and the Hambige Center in Rabun Gap, GA. Her work has been exhibited nationally in galleries and museums, such as The Painting Center (NYC, NY), The Studio Museum of Harlem (NYC, NY), The Slater Museum (Norwich, CT), the Kentler International Drawing Space (Brooklyn, NY), the Ingalls Gallery (Miami, FL), Rush Arts (NYC, NY), and Stella Jones Gallery (New Orleans, LA). Her work is represented by Galerie Myrtis in Baltimore, MD.

Areas of Expertise

Figure Painting and Drawing
Oil Painting

Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances

" Paper 2019, Silvermine Galleries, New Canaan, CT. Curator:Jennifer Farrell, Associate Curator Drawings and Prints, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC " 2019: National Juried Group Exhibition.

" Project Peace, Galerie Kurstan, Stuttgart, Germany " 2018: International Group Exhibition.

" Topsy-Turvy, H. Pelham Curtis Gallery, New Canaan, CT " 2018: Solo Exhibition.

" Art In Embassies Exhibition- United Sates Mission to the African Union, Addis Adaba, Ethiopia " 2017- 2019: Art in U.S. Embassies Exhibition.

" Opalka Gallery, The Sage Colleges, Albany, NY. " 2017: Artist Lecture.

" Women’s Work, Visual and Performing Arts Center, Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT. " 2017: Group Exhibition.

" Women’s Work, Visual and Performing Arts Center, Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT. " 2017: Artist Lecture/Visiting Artist.

" Shades Of U.S.: Nina Buxenbaum's Journey " December 2016: Emmy Award Nominated, CUNY TV Documentary Video.

" Retrieval of the Beautiful, The Painting Center, NY, NY. " 2016: Juried Group Exhibition.

" Body Politic, Academic Gallery, Long Island City ,NY " 2016: Group Exhibition.

" As Bad As I Wanna Be: Black Women Artists Reimagining the Self, Syracuse University, Community Folk Art Center, Syracuse, NY. " 2016: Group Exhibition.

" CWA National Open Juried Exhibition, Slater Museum, Norwich, CT " 2016: Juried Group Exhibition.

" 21st Annual African American Art Exhibition, Actors Theatre of Louisville, KY. Kevin Coles, Juror. " 2015: Juried Group Exhibition.

" The Image of the Black: Reimagined & Redefined- Galerie Myrtis, Baltimore, MD. " 2015: Group Exhibition.

" IN SITU: Women Artists in Place, Miller Gallery, Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Jamaica, NY. " 2015: Group Exhibition.

" Emergence: Contemporary Artists to Watch, Galerie Myrtis, Baltimore MD " 2014: Juried Group Exhibition.

" Painting with Nina Buxenbaum, York College " Feb 18, 2014: Uploaded by CUNYMedia Nina Buxenbaum inspires her painting students at York College with her own artwork exploring themes of race .....

" The Vermont Studio Center, Vimeo Video " Sep 25, 2014: July 2014 resident Nina Buxenbaum, from Bethel, CT, speaks with us about how she started painting, and ....

" Faculty Exhibition, Silvermine Arts Center, New Canaan, CT. " 2014: Group Exhibition.

" New Members Exhibition, Silvermine Arts Center, New Canaan, CT " 2014: Juried Group Exhibition.

" AP Studio Art Readers Invitational Exhibition 2013, The Alvin Gittins Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT. " 2013: Group Exhibition.

" Identity Matters, The Westminster Schools, Atlanta, GA. " 2013: Two person show with Fahamu Pecou..

" Fair & Lovely: Works by Nina I. Buxenbaum & Zoë Charlton, Mosely Gallery, Princess Anne, MD. " 2012: Two Person Show.

" AP Studio Art Readers Invitational Exhibition 2012, The Alvin Gittins Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT. " 2012: Group Exhibition.

" Southern Journeys- African American Artists of the South " 2010-2012: Traveling Group Exhibition.

" Arts at the Crossroads,First Congregational Church of Stamford, CT " 2011: Solo Exhibition.

" More Than Me, Fine Arts Gallery, York College, CUNY, NY " 2010: Solo Exhibition.

" IF I DIDN'T CARE, Multigenerational Artists Discuss Cultural Histories,The Park School, Baltimore, MD. " 2009: Group Exhibition.

" Solo Exhibition, Eva and Topsy, Stella Jones Gallery, New Orleans, LA. " 2009: Solo Exhibition.

" The Blanche Ames National Juried Art Exhibition, North Easton, MA. Richard Whitten, Juror. " 2008: Juried Group Exhibition.

" Ambivalent Figuration; People, May 9 – July 26, Samson Project, Boston, MA. " 2008: Group Exhibition.

" Women of/on/not Color, Clarion University Art Gallery, Clarion, PA. Two person show. " 2008: Two Person Show.

" Metamorphosis of Identity, Anne Wright Wilson Fine Arts Gallery, Georgetown College, KY. Three person show. " 2008: Three Person Show.

" Catharine Lorillard Wolf Art Club, 112th Annual Open Juried Exhibition. NY,NY " 2008: Juried Group Exhibition.

" Topsy-Turvy, The Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY " 2007: Solo Exhibition.

" Concealed, John Jay Gallery, John Jay College, New York, NY. " 2007: Solo Exhibition.

" Play, Proteus Gowanus Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. " 2007: Group Exhibition.

" Art For Life East Hampton Benefit, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY. " 2007: Juried Group Exhibition.

" Token, Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center, Silver Springs, Maryland. " 2006: Group Exhibition.

" Fragmentation of the Self: Smeared, Smudged, Marked & Drawn, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY. Curated by Derrick Adams. " 2006: Group Exhibition.

" Work Space, Cuchifritos Gallery, New York, NY. " 2005: Group Exhibition.


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Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

21st Annual African American Art Exhibition, Merit Award: 2015.

The Hambidge Center, Two week artist residency, Rabun Gap, GA.: 2015.

20th Annual African American Art Exhibition, Merit Award: 2014.

Vermont Studio Center Fellowship, full scholarship to attend a four week residency.: 2014.

The Camille Cosby Full Tuition Scholarship, Skowhegan School for Painting and Sculpture.: 2000.


PSC-CUNY, Painting/Drawing Series. 2007: .

PSC-CUNY, Large Scale Drawing Series. 2004: .

Other Professional Activities and Public Service

Trustee of the Fritz Eager Foundation for Art Education: 2017- Present.