Biography

SOLO  EXHIBITIONS
2014        The Spot, No Longer Hidden, Corrales, NM (Nov-Dec)
2009        Ingham Chapman Gallery, University of New Mexico-Gallup, Gallup, NM (March-April)
2008        Corrales Bosque Gallery, Helen Cozza, Corrales, NM
2007        Harwood Art Center, Marked Difference, Albuquerque, NM

 

TWO-and-THREE PERSON  EXHIBITIONS
2011        The Ohio State University, Pearl Conard Art Gallery, New Work, Mansfield, OH
2007        Studio Three Gallery, Ephemeris, Albuquerque, NM

 

JURIED  EXHIBITIONS
2017         Surface, Stone Quarry Hill Art Park, Cazenovia, NY
2016         Fleeting, Open Space Visitor Center,  Albuquerque, NM
2014        Pushing Boundaries-Expanding Horizons, Janet Turner Print Museum, California State University-Chico, Chico, CA –
                Juror: Anne Collins Goodyear
2012        Minatures and More, Albuquerque Museum of Art, Albuquerque, NM
2012        New Mexico Showcase 2012 Exhibition, 516 ARTS, Albuquerque, NM – Juror: Peter Frank
2011        18 Days, Muñoz Waxman Gallery, Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, NM
2010        Gender, Transgression, & Identity, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM
2010        Pollination,The Community Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2010        The Parkside National Small Print Retrospective: Works from the Permanent Collection of Purchase Awards,
                University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI
2010        Americas 2010 Paperworks, Juried Exhibition, Minot State University, Minot, ND
2009        The LoDi Project, Juried Exhibition, Raleigh, North Carolina
2009        University of New Mexico, Small Print Exhibition, Juried, Albuquerque, NM
2007        University of Wisconsin-Parkside, 20th Parkside Small Print Exhibition, Juried, Kenosha, WI
2006        University of New Mexico, 12th Annual Juried Graduate Exhibition, Albuquerque, NM
2004        International Museum of Art, Arts International Exhibition, Juried, El Paso, TX
2003        University of Wisconsin-Parkside, 16th Parkside Small Print Exhibition, Juried, Kenosha, WI
2000        Cleveland State University, Abstraction: Two To Three, Curated, Cleveland, Ohio
2000        University of Wisconsin-Parkside, 13th Parkside Small Print Exhibition, Juried, Kenosha, WI
2000        Cleveland Artists Cooperative Project, Printmaking in Cleveland, Curated, Cleveland, Ohio
1999        YWCA, 18th Annual Women Artists Juried Exhibition, Youngstown, Ohio
1999        University of Wisconsin-Parkside, 12th Parkside Small Print Exhibition, Juried, Kenosha, WI
1993        YWCA, Women Artists: A Celebration, Juried Show, Youngstown, Ohio
1989        Butler Institute of Art, 51st Area Artists Annual, Juried Show, Youngstown, Ohio
1988        Goldome Gallery, Goldome Small Works Competition, Juried Show, Buffalo, New York

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2009-16  Harwood Art Center, Invitational 12 x 12, Albuquerque, NM
2015        Page Coleman Gallery, Wild+Art Invitational, Albuquerque, NM
2015        Corrales Bosque Gallery, Guest Artist Exhibition, Albuquerque, NM
2012        Paper Works, KiMo Art Gallery,, Albuquerque, NM
2011        International 2011 Tour Show, Shae-Um Gallery, Moo-Ju CC, Korea
2011        International 2011 Tour Show, Yu-Shin Museum of Art, Harbin, China
2011        International 2011 Tour Show, Park Fine Art, Albuquerque, NM
2010       The Lerma Gallery, coupling, Albuquerque, NM
2009        Masley Art Gallery, Faculty Invitational, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
2008        Center for Contemporary Arts, Eight By Eight, Santa Fe, NM
2007        Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts, The Print Exchange Exhibition, China
2006        Tamarind Institute, Sweet, Sweet Glee, Albuquerque, NM
2006        UNM Masley Gallery, Pushing Paper, Albuquerque, NM
2005        516 Artspace, UNM Annual Silent Auction, Albuquerque, NM
2004        ASA Gallery, University of New Mexico, Route: An International Mail Art Exchange, ABQ
2004        Concordia University, Canada, Route: An International Mail Art Exchange, Montreal
2002        Munson Gallery, Canyon Road, Santa Fe, New Mexico, August, September
2002        UNM Student Invitational, Northern Territory University, Northern Territory, Darwin, Australia
2001-02   Range West Gallery, Exhibition of Selected Prints, Madrid, New Mexico
2000        Spaces, Annual Show and Silent Auction, Cleveland, Ohio
1998        Cleveland State University, People’s Art Show, Cleveland, Ohio
1997        Southside Art Gallery, Cleveland Views, Cleveland, Ohio
1994        Art For Us Gallery, Healing Our Pain, Cleveland Heights, Ohio
1993        Pentagon Gallery, Lost in the Flow of Time, Cleveland Heights, Ohio

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Department of Computer Science, School of Engineering, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

 

CURATOR OF EXHIBITIONS
2006        Masley Art Gallery, Pushing Paper, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2011      Artist Profile – Helen Cozza, A Practical Guide to Supplement the Teaching of Secondary Art   
              Methods,Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt         
2010      Expressing Lesbian and Queer Identities in the Works of Three Contemporary Artists from
              New Mexico, Art Education, 63(1), 25-32. (L. Lampela)
2009      Architectural Spaces: The LoDi Project, Raleigh, NC
2007      Marked difference: The work of Helen Cozza, The Journal of LGBT Youth, (5), 1, cover art, p. 5-13
2007      The grass is greener at Harwood Art Center, Duke City Fix, May 18, (S.C. Griffin)
2000      The Free Times, p. 60, (F. Green)
2000      The Cleveland Stater, p. 9 (M. Floyd)

 

GRANTS AND AWARDS
2011        Astraea Visual Art Skip Sappho Fund Grant,  AstraeaFoundation, New York City
2005        Wortham-Akin Memorial Graduate Scholarship, Dept of Art and Art History, University of NM
2003-04  Three-Percent Scholarship, Office of Graduate Studies, University of New Mexico
2003        Purchase Award, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, 16th Parkside Small Print Exhibition
1998        Hostetler Grant, Graduate Scholarship in Printmaking, Laurel School
1998        Virginia Judd Beam Visual Arts Award, Video Animation Equipment, Laurel School
1997        Virginia Judd Beam Visual Arts Award, Performance Artist-in-Residence, Laurel School
1996        Virginia Judd Beam Visual Arts Award, Metalsmithing Artist-in Residence, Laurel School
1994        Hostetler Grant, Art Curriculum Development, Laurel School

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2008-10   Adjunct Professor of Art – Printmaking, 2D Design, Drawing I, Drawing II
                Department of Art and Art History, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
2006-07  Graduate Assistantship – 2D Design
               Department of Art and Art History, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
2004-06  Graduate Assistantship – Printmaking
               Department of Art and Art History, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

 

GALLERY REPRESENTATION

2007-14  Corrales Bosque Gallery, Corrales, NM
201012  Park Fine Art, Albuquerque, NM

 

EDUCATION
MFA        Printmaking, University of New Mexico, with Distinction, 2007
BS          Art Education, State University of New York, College at Buffalo, 1978