JOAN DREYER jdreyer@comcast.net

EDUCATION
2003
Bachelor of Arts: Montclair State University Montclair NJ
2008
Master of Fine Arts: Fibers Tyler School of Art/Temple University Philadelphia PA

TEACHING
2008 – 2010
Adjunct Professor: Kean University, Union NJ & Tyler School of Art/Temple University, Philadelphia PA

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2021
Evolving, Popcorn Gallery, Glen Echo MD
2020
Rock Paper Scissors, Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, Winchester VA
No Fabric/No Rules, Virginia Quilt Museum, Harrisonburg VA
2019
Somewhere Else, Rehoboth Art League, Rehoboth DE
Footnotes 2019, Artists & Makers Studio, Rockville MD
New Image Artists, Capital One Bank Headquarters, McLean VA
Pairs: Work by New Image Artists, Main Gallery, Emporium Center, Knoxville TN
2018
Handcrafted: Fiber Art & Turned Wood, Blackrock Center for the Arts, Germantown MD
2017
13 Perspectives: Art by New Image Artists, Virginia Quilt Museum, Harrisonburg VA
Pairs: Fiber Art from New Image Artists, Athenaeum, Alexandria VA
2016
Handmade: Explorations in Fiber Art, Blackrock Center for the Arts, Germantown MD
2015
Zodiac, Passage Gallery/Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall & Arts Center, Alexandria VA
Zip Through a Tight Space, Forum Gallery/Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall & Arts Center, Alexandria VA
2014
What A Stitch, Gravers Lane Gallery, Philadelphia PA
Coast to Coast, Visions Art Museum, San Diego CA
Fiber: Exploring Today & Remembering Yesterday, Ernst Community Cultural Center, Annandale VA
2013
Yard Art, Lord Fairfax Community College, Middletown VA & Warrenton VA
2012
Bountiful, Jarrett Thor Gallery, Colonial Beach VA
NJ State Council on the Arts Fellowship Exhibition, Noyes Museum, Oceanville NJ
Into the Woods: FiberPhiladelphia, Great Hall at Crane Arts, Philadelphia PA
2011
Gleanings: Work by Matrix, The Noyes Museum, Oceanville NJ
Uncommon Threads Invitational Exhibit, Trenton Artworks, Trenton NJ
2010
Make Me Something Beautiful/NJ Arts Annual: Crafts, Newark Museum, Newark NJ
Seasonal Blues: Exploring Indigo, Watchung Arts Center, Watchung NJ
Imaginary Landscapes, Les Malumet Gallery, Union NJ
2009
Nexus: Merck Invitational Exhibit, Arts Guild New Jersey, Rahway, NJ
Fine Arts Adjunct Faculty Exhibit, James Howe Art Gallery/Kean University, Union NJ
Truth/Lies: Work by the New Art Group, Watchung Arts Center, Watchung NJ
2008
Transformations/New Jersey Arts Annual: Crafts, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton NJ
Fabulous Fiber: A Juried Exhibition, The Monmouth Museum, Lincroft NJ
“Semi” Tyler School of Art Juried MFA Exhibition, The Gray Area at Crane Arts, Philadelphia PA
Sixth International Fiber Biennial, Snyderman-Works Gallery, Philadelphia PA
Group Show: Members of Studio Six, Center Gallery at Old Church, Demarest NJ
2007
Fiberarts International, Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh PA
Fiber National 2007, Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster PA
2006
New Work, Phoenix Gallery, New York NY
50th Annual Juried Print Show, Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton NJ
Sculptural Objects and Fine Arts Show, Navy Pier, Chicago IL

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
2021
Mark Jenkins, “Review: In the Galleries”, The Washington Post, January 29, Arts & Style
2019
Trudi Van Dyke, “Provocative and Sensual”, Elan Magazine, December, Volume 20, No. 3
2011
Carol K. Russell, “Fiber Art Today”, Schiffer Publishing, Arglen, PA
2009
Spike Gillespie, “Quilting Arts”, Voyageur Press, Minneapolis, MN
2008
Edward J. Sozanski, “Stretching Fiber to the Max”, The Philadelphia Inquirer, March 16, Arts & Entertainment
Elizabeth Grady, “Semi”, Exhibition Essay
Vicky A. Clark, “In Review: Fiberarts International”, Surface Design Journal, Spring, Volume 32, No. 3
2006
Lois Martin, “In Review: Common Thread”, Surface Design Journal, Spring, Volume 30, No. 3

COLLECTIONS
Fuller Craft Museum Brockton MA
Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Neenah WI