About the Artist

Taleen Batalian

Taleen Batalian is a multi-disciplinary artist and educator. She manages an independent painting studio and exhibits her work at museums, galleries and exhibitions throughout the United States. 

Her recent projects include a collaborative performance installation at the RISD Museum in Providence, RI (2018) and a solo exhibition, GRAFT (Fall 2017), a site-specific installation of sculptural garments, paintings and video at The Weil Gallery, Wheaton College.

Taleen is a faculty member at Rhode Island School of Design’s Continuing Education program. She also teaches and serves as a visiting artist at colleges, art museums and arts organizations.


Permanent Collections

Bank of America, Boston MA

Imagitas Inc, Waltham MA

Exhibitions

2018

Unravel, Coastal Contemporary Gallery, Newport RI, November 2018

Disassemble, Collaborative performance installation, RISD Museum, Providence RI, August–October 2018

2017

Backstory, Periphery Space, Pawtucket RI. December 2017

GRAFT, Solo exhibition, Weil Gallery, Wheaton College, Norton MA, Sept.–Oct. 2017

HABITAT/ion, 4th Biennial Juried Alumni Exhibition, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Sandra and David Bakalar Gallery, Boston MA, June 2017

2016

All Media Open Juried Exhibit, Group Show, South County Art Association, Kingston RI, July 2016

2014 – 2015

RISD Summer Faculty Exhibition, Group Show, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI, July 2014-2015

Members and Staff Invitational, Group Show, South County Art Association, Kingston RI, July 2014

2012

Layer by Layer, Solo Show, Truro Fine Art Studio, Truro MA, June 2012

2011

Encaustics Revealed, Solo Show, University of Rhode Island, Kingston RI, December 2011

Nesting, Group Show, Narrows Center for the Arts, Fall River MA, March 2011

PLENTY, 13 FOREST Gallery, East Arlington MA, November–January 2011

2010

Holiday Show, Group Show, Providence Optical Gallery, 75 Weybosset Street, Providence RI, December 2010

Preserve, Group Show, 13 FOREST Gallery, East Arlington MA. August 2010

2009

Providence Optical Gallery, Two person show, Providence RI, August 2009

Enormous Tiny Show, Group Show, Nahcotta, Portsmouth NH, February 2009

2008

Plenty, Group Show, 13 FOREST Gallery, Arlington MA, December 2008

Moments in Time, Two person show, Truro Fine Art Studio, Truro MA, August 2008

Leap, Group Show, 13 FOREST Gallery, Arlington MA, March 2008

2007

Lines and Layers, Group Show, Truro Fine Arts Studio, Truro MA, July 2007

Surface and Beyond, Artists working with the textural possibilities of wax, Group Show, Morpeth Gallery, Hopewell, NJ, April 2007

New Work, Solo Show, Tara Peck Gallery, Portsmouth NH, March 2007

Selected Works, Group Show, Haley Gallery, Kittery ME, 2007

2006

New Work, Retro Truro, Truro Fine Arts Studio, Truro MA, 2006

WAX: Encaustic Techniques in Contemporary Art, Group Show, The Brush Art Gallery and Studios, Curated by E. Linda Poras, Lowell MA, Nov 2005–Jan 2006

2005

On the Surface, Solo show, The Armenian Library and Museum of America, Watertown MA, February 2005

2004

On the Surface, Solo show, Tara Peck, Portsmouth NH, September 2004

Barbara O’Neil Ross Fall Salon, Member show, Cambridge Art Association, Kathryn Schultz Gallery, Cambridge MA, September 2004

Wax, Group show, The Space at Alice, Providence RI, July 2004

Chez Pascal, Group show, Providence RI, June 2004

2003

Energy, Group Show, Cambridge Art Association,
Juried by Carl Belz, Director Emeritus, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University and Portia Belz, managing editor and publisher, Art New England, Kathryn Schultz Gallery, Cambridge MA, November 2003

Holiday Show, Group show, The Space at Alice, Providence RI, December 2003

Providence Design House, Installation, room by Spirit of Place Design, West Broadway Neighborhood Association, Providence RI, October 2003

2000

Behind the Eyes, a one-woman show. Oakland Gallery/Attleboro Museum, Attleboro MA, August 2000