SOLO/TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS 

New Explorations - Solo Exhibit. Morpho Gallery, Chicago. 2017-18

 

Being There, Chapter 2. August Spotlight online exhibit. Oak Park Art League, Oak Park, IL. 2017

 

Being There - Solo Exhibit. Morpho Gallery. Chicago. 2015

 

Solo Exhibit, Light Space & Time Online Gallery. 2015

 

Organic Synergy II with sculptor Nancy Pirri. Morpho Gallery, Chicago, IL. 2014

 

Organic Synergy with sculptor Nancy Pirri. Morpho Gallery, Chicago. 2013

 

Small Works - Solo Exhibit. City of Chicago Public Library Exhibits for Women’s History Month, Dunning Branch. 2013

 

SELECT JURIED/CURATED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

SOS Planet Earth. National Juried Exhibition. Stola Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL. Juror: Kelly Mathews. Catalog. 2021

Isolation Chronicles. Online exhibit. Curator: Sergio Gomez. 2021

Global Warming is REAL. Museum of Encaustic Art * Encaustic Art Institute Juried Encaustic/Wax Exhibition, Cerrillos, NM. Juror: Shannon Amidon. 2021

Beyond 100. Oak Park Art League Juried National Exhibit, Oak Park, IL. Jurors: Sergio Gomez, Gina Lee Robbins. 2021

Paradigm. Springboard Arts, Chicago, IL. Exhibit of the gallery artists. 2021

Inside Out: Expressing the Inner World. Lyndon House Art Center, Athens, GA. Curator: Beth Sales. 2021

Rest in Power! The Life, Legacy & Mission of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. National Juried Exhibition. Stola Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL. Juror: Kelly Mathews. Catalog. 2021

 

Viral Collaborations. Bridgeport Art Center, 3rd floor gallery, Chicago, IL. Curators: Helen Dannelly, Jeffrey Hirst. 2021

9th Annual Competition. Bridgeport Art Center, 4th floor gallery, Chicago, IL. Jurors: Yaounde Olu, Jeffrey Hirst. 2021

Touch. Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL. Online. Curator: Gina Lee Robbins. 2020

4th Annual National Juried Exhibit. Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art, Wausau, WI. Juror: Sergio Gomez. 2020.

Imagine: Peace, Love and Understanding. A national juried exhibit in honor of John Lennon’s 80th birthday. Stola Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL. Juror: Kelly Mathews. 2020

Where’s the Revolution? 4th Floor Gallery, Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago, IL. Juror: Marci Rubin. 2020

Flux-Wax in All Forms. Arts Benecia, Benicia, CA. Juror: Sara Post. 2020

In the House. Stola Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL. Curator: Kelly Mathews. 2020

Inside Out: Celebrating Women in Art. Women of Expressive Abstracts. Turner Center for the Arts, Valdosta, GA. Curator: Bill Shenton. 2019

Inside Out: Celebrating Women in Art. Women of Expressive Abstracts.. Anderson Arts Center, Anderson, SC. Curator: Patricia Kilburg. 2019

Small Works. Gallery Grand Opening, Stola Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL. Curator: Kelly Mathews. 2019

Who’s Afraid of Red? Studio Gallery OH!, Chicago, IL. Juror: Erwin Overes. 2019

Global Warming is REAL. Museum of Encaustic Art * Encaustic Art Institute Juried Encaustic/Wax Exhibition, Santa Fe, NM. Jurors: Nanette Newbry and Richard Dowdy. 2019

No Creative Boundaries: Anything Goes. National Encaustic/Wax Exhibition. Museum of Encaustic Art * Encaustic Art Institute Juried Encaustic/Wax Exhibition, Santa Fe, NM. Juror: Ellen Koment. 2019

Contemporary Ancients. South Haven Center for the Arts, South Haven, MI. 2019

Fireworks at the Dole. Sage Gallery at the The Dole, Crystal Lake, IL 2019

Variations in Wax. State Street Gallery, Robert Morris University, Chicago, IL. Curated by Gallery Committee. 2019

Written in Fire. 2nd Floor Gallery, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, IL. Curator: Sergio Gomez. 2019

Honorable Mention Spring Members Show 2019. Chicago Alliance of Visual Artists. 3rd Floor Gallery, Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago, IL. Juror: Susan Blackman.

Through the Cracks, the Light Gets In. International juried exhibit. Oak Park Art League, Oak Park, IL. Juror: Douglas Stapleton. 2018.

 

6th Annual Art Competition and Exhibition. Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago. Jurors: Virginia Ferrari, Carol Harmel. 2018.

 

1st Annual Woman Made Midwest Open Exhibition. Woman Made Gallery, Chicago. Juror: Deb Flagel. 2018

Not Just Drawing: A Line with Intent. ARC Gallery, Chicago. Juror: F. David Reif. 2018

14th Annual Regional Juried Exhibition. Freeport Art Museum, Freeport, IL. Juror: Dan Addington. 2017-18​

 

The Access Wall: A Small Works Exhibition. ART NXT Level Projects/33 Contemporary Gallery, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago. Curator: Sergio Gomez. 2017

 

Honorable Mention-Fine Art 1st Annual Fine Art and Literature Competition. The Woven Tale Press. 2017
 

Made at at Lillstreet. Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago. Juror: Kate Jordan. 2017

Creek Gallery Show - National Juried Exhibit. Willow Creek Crystal Lake, Crystal Lake, IL. Jurors: Joe and Kathleen Sullivan Isacson. 2017

 

Contemporary Encaustic 2017 - National Juried Exhibit. Royal Contemporary, Florence, CO. Jurors: Lisa Steele, Lauren Lipinski Eisen. 

Honorable Mention Annual Spring Members’ Show 2017. Chicago Alliance of Visual Artists. Leslie Wolfe Gallery, Old Town Triangle Assn, Chicago. Jurors: Peter LaGrand, Joe Taylor.

 

95th Annual Juried Members' Exhibit, Oak Park Art League. Carriage House Gallery, Oak Park, IL. Juror: Teresa J. Parker. 2017

 

Small But Mighty - National Juried Exhibit. Christopher Art Gallery, Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, IL. Juror: Aron Packer. 2017

 

13th Annual Regional Juried Exhibition. Freeport Art Museum, Freeport, IL. Juror: Sergio Gomez. 2016-17

 

Finalist: Abstract/Experimental Category35th Annual Competition,The Artists Magazine. 2016

 

Later Impressions 2016, Annual Juried Show of Chicago Alliance of Visual Artists. Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL. Jurors: Sharon Bladholm, Diane Kittle, Megan Williamson.

Monochrome Online Exhibition. Linus Galleries.com. 2016

Creek Gallery Show - National Juried Exhibit. Willow Creek Crystal Lake, Crystal Lake, IL. Jurors: Joe and Kathleen Sullivan Isacson. 2016

 

The Dot Show. Small group encaustic exhibit. The Chicago Art District in Pilsen, showPODs 1-7. 2016

 

 

160 º F.  Small group encaustic exhibit featuring: Kathy Blankley Roman, William Drake, Kelly Matthews, Jane Michalski, Dian Sourelis. Gallery 2506, Chicago, IL. Curator: Kathleen Sullivan. 2016

 

Wall to Wall. Inaugural Exhibit of ArtSpace 1550, featured exhibit of Chicago Artists Month.Curator: Carol Brooks. 2015

 

Later Impressions 2015, Annual Juried Show of Chicago Alliance of Visual Artists. Chicago Cultural Center. Renaissance Court Gallery. Jurors: Stephen DeSantis, Julie Ressler, Jessica Cochran. 2015

 

6th Place Overall Abstracts International Competition 2015. LightSpaceTime.com.

 

BEST IN SHOW Annual Spring Members’ Show 2015. Chicago Alliance of Visual Artists. Noyes Art Center, Evanston, IL. Jurors: Mary Berg, Kaye Buchman.

 

Creek Gallery Show - National Juried Exhibit. Willow Creek, Crystal Lake, IL. Invitational. Juror: Kathleen Sullivan Isaacson. 2015

 

The Notion of Motion, Jackson Junge Gallery, Chicago, IL. Jurors: Gallery Exhibition Committee. 2015

 

Art for America, A National Review of 2D Contemporary Art. The Art House, Chicago, IL. Jurors: James Yood - Essayist, Professor of Art History & Critique at The Art Institute of Chicago. Ginny Voedisch - Art Historian and Lecturer at The Art Institute of Chicago. 2015

 

Juried admission into the IL Artisans Program of the Illinois State Museum. James Thompson Center, Chicago. 2015

 

National Art Encounter 2015, The von Liebig Art Center, Naples, FL. Juror: Dr. Carol Damien, Professor of Art & Art History, Florida International University.

 

Expansive Visions. Christopher Art Gallery, Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, IL. Curator: Beth Shadur, Gallery Director. 2015

 

Later Impressions 2014, Annual Juried Exhibit of Senior Artists Network. Chicago Cultural Center. Renaissance Court Gallery.

 

The Art in Wax, National Small Works Show. Gallery 901, Santa Fe, NM. Juror: Sherry Ikeda. 2014

 

Finalist: Abstract/Experimental Category34th Annual Competition,The Artists Magazine. 2014

 

Permanent Collection, The Encaustic Art Institute, Cerrillos, NM. 2014

 

4th Place: Overall, 3rd Place: Painting 2014 International Open Competition, LightSpaceTime.com. 

 

4th Annual National Juried Encaustic/Wax Exhibit, Encaustic Art Institute. Santa Fe, NM. Juror: Merry Scully, Head of Curatorial Affairs, New Mexico Museum of Art. 2014

 

Be Mine, Greenleaf Art Center, Chicago. Invitational group show. 2014


Encaustic Nature in Art (National), The Art Center, Highland Park, IL. Juror: Jenny Learner. 2014

 

3rd Annual National Juried Encaustic/Wax Exhibition, The Encaustic Art Institute, Cerrillos, NM. Juror: Michael Kessler. 2013

 

4th Place: Painting All Women International Competition 2013, LightSpaceTime.com.

 

BEEcause Group Encaustic Exhibit, Studio 300 - Zhou B Art Center, Chicago. Curator: Jenny Learner. 2013

 

In Celebration of Woman’s History Month, Northern Trust Bank, Chicago. Invitational group show

curated by Beate Minkovski of Woman Made Gallery. 2013

 

The Buzz, Studio 300 - Zhou B Art Center, Chicago. Curator: Jenny Learner. 2013

 

Natura Viva - Debra Claffey Blog Exhibit, encaustic. Curated. 2013

 

Tactile Encounters: The Influence and Appearance of Texture in Encaustic, The Kemper Gallery in the Galvin Library, IL Institute of Technology, Chicago. 2013

 

Inspired by: Celebrating Illinois Woman Artists and Artisans, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago. Juror: Mary Stoppert. 2013

 

Top 10 AwardInternational Abstracts Competition. AbstractArtistGallery.org. 2012

 

Honorable Mention: Mixed Media - All Women International Competition. LightSpaceTime.com 2012

 

The Winners of the 7th Annual Emerging Artists Exhibitions - Morpho Gallery for Chicago Artists Month, October 2012. Featuring: Kathy Blankley Roman, Tim Vitek, Sarah Francis, and Jose Bolet. 2012

 

CURATION 

With Dan Addington:

 8th Annual Encaustic Exhibit. National. Morpho Gallery, Chicago. 2019

 

 7th Annual Encaustic Exhibit. National. Morpho Gallery, Chicago. 2018

 

 6th Annual Encaustic Exhibit. National. Morpho Gallery, Chicago. 2017

With Kathleen Waterloo:                                                                                                                    5th Annual Encaustic Exhibit. National. Morpho Gallery, Chicago. 2016

 Edges. National Encaustic Exhibit, Morpho Gallery, Chicago. 2015

 Unbound(ed). National Encaustic Exhibit, Morpho Gallery, Chicago. 2014

 

 Wax(‘in)Blue. Regional Encaustic Exhibit, Morpho Gallery, Chicago. 2013

 

 Hot Wax in the City. Morpho Gallery, Chicago. 2012

 

PRESS

What is Abstract Art? Springboard Arts Blog Sept 21, 2020

Meet Kathy Blankley Roman, Artist in Avondale. Interview by Voyage Chicago. 2018. 

Ten Abstract Artists to Watch in 2018. Light Space & Time Online Gallery.

Bronze Artist Award Winner with 6 page feature and review by Alexis Culotte, PhD. ArtAscent Magazine, Abstract Issue, August 2017, Vol. 26, pp 24-29.

Artist Showcase. Monthly feature article. Light Space & Time Online Gallery. 2016

Featured Artist - Women and Art. Facebook Page featuring great women artists throughout history.

WTP Artist: Kathy Blankley Roman. Interview by The Woven Tale Press. 2016 

 

The Woven Tale Press, Vol. III, #11. e-Zine, 5 page feature, pp. 1-5. 2016

 

A Walk into Abstracts - How did they do that? Vol. 4. eBook by Sue St, John, p. 158-165. 2012