About the Artist

Taleen Batalian

Taleen has been a designer, painter and educator for more than twenty years. Currently, she is a faculty member atĀ Rhode Island School of Design’s Continuing Education program and also teaches at museums and arts organizations throughout Rhode Island. Previously, she was the Director of Education for Providence CityArts for Youth, a Providence-based arts organization.

Taleen manages an independent painting studio and exhibits her work through galleries and exhibitions throughout the East Coast.


Permanent Collections

Bank of America, Boston MA

Imagitas Inc, Waltham MA

Exhibitions

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 2014-15

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, November 2003

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

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

2000

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