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  • Solo Exhibitions

    2011 Intimate Attachments
    University Fine Arts Gallery, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

    2006 Recent Work
    Katzen Art Center, American University, Washington, DC

    2005 Penumbra
    VCU Arts Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

    1999 Bones of the Tiger/Knitting Warm Garments: A Sculptural Installation
    Johnson Center Gallery, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

    1996 Vessels/Containers – A Sculptural Installation
    The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

    1992 Ventriloquists
    Brody’s Gallery, Washington DC

    1990 Sculptural Installations – Allusive Objects and Unconventional Interpretations
    Foster Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, WI

    1987 The Tartt Gallery
    Washington, DC

    1983 Sculpture
    Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA), Winston-Salem, NC

    1982 Sleepers
    Fendrick Gallery, Washington, DC

    1978 Washington Project for the Arts (WPA)
    Washington, DC

  • Selected Group Exhibitions

    2014 “Figure Now”, An Exhibition of Contemporary Figurative Sculpture, Paintings and Drawings
    Marlboro Gallery, Prince George’s Community College, Largo, MD

    2013 A Series of Random Acts of Courage, The Work of John Dickson and Genna Watson

    Curated by Janis Goodman – Essay by Janis Goodman 

    39th Street Gallery, Gateway Arts Center, Brentwood, MD

    2014 Washington Art Matters 2 : 1940’s – 1980s
    Katzen Arts Center, American University, Washington DC

    2012 Faculty Exhibition
    University Fine Arts Gallery, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

    2010 Catalyst, Washington Project for the Arts 35th Anniversary Exhibtion
    Katzen Art Center, American University, Washington DC

    2008 Three Sculptor
    University Fine Arts Gallery, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

    2002 Recent Works
    Washington Square, Washington, DC

    2002 Ten Plus Ten Gallery 10
    Washington, DC

    2001 From Two Views
    Mattawoman Art Center, La Plata, MD

    1999 Batuz Foundation Show
    White Walls Gallery, The Corcoran School of Art, Washington, DC

    1999 – 00  Tools as Art V: Fantasy at Work
    Hechinger Collection, National Building Museum, Washington, DC

    1997 Charged Particles
    Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria, VA

    1993 Print Exhibition: The Moscow Studio and Hand Print Workshop
    Union of Artists, Moscow, Russia

    1992 Gathering Forces
    Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA

    1990 Other Rooms – Kunstraum
    Morgan Annex, Washington, DC

    1989 – 90 Gathering Forces II
    School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, MD

    1989 Coastal Exchange II, Artists from Georgia
    Maryland and Virginia Anderson and Franklin Galleries, Richmond, VA

    1988 Surrealism Continued
    SECCA Winston-Salem, NC

    1986 A Sense of Place: Contemporary Southern Art
    Minneapolis College of Art and Design Gallery, Minneapolis, MN (catalog)

    1986 Process/Image/Portrait
    Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond VA (catalog)

    1985 Body and Soul: Aspects of Recent Figurative Sculpture
    Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, OH and traveling (catalog)

    1984 Awards in the Visual Arts 3
    San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX and traveling (catalog)

    1982 Ten Variations on a Theme
    Siegal Contemporary Art, New York, New York

    1982 75th Anniversary Sculpture Exhibition
    California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA (catalog) curator:  Walter Hopps

    1981 The Animal Image – Contemporary Objects and the Beast
    Renwick Gallery and National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC (catalog)

    1980 Images of the 70’s: Nine Washington Artists
    Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (catalog)

  • Residency

    1999 Batuz Foundation
    Altzella, Germany

    Awards

    2006 Virginia Groot Foundation Award

    1986 Alexandria Sculpture Festival, Second Prize

    1984 Awards in the Visual Arts (AVA #3)

    1983 Alexandria Sculpture Festival, First Prize

    1971 Maryland Annual, Baltimore Museum of Art, First Prize

    1970 Maryland Annual, Baltimore Museum of Art, First Prize

  • Education

    MFA, University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1976,

    BFA, Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD 1970

  • Private Collections

    Tom and Judy Brody
    Washington DC

    DeDe and John Brough
    Arlington, VA

    Jane and David Calhoun
    Baltimore, MD

    Alice Denney
    Washington DC

    Phyllis and Dr. Alan Entin
    Richmond, VA

    Molly and Bob Hirsch
    Rockville, MD

    Mary Welch Higgins and Jay Towsend
    Annandale, VA

    Caroline Huber
    Texas

    Madeline Keesing
    Washington DC

    Mary Virginia Langston
    Washington DC

    Annette Polan
    Washington DC

    Holly and David Rosenfeld
    Alexandria, VA

    Museum and Art Center  Collections

    Hillyer Art Space,
    Washington, DC

    Katzen Art Center
    American University, Washington DC

    Loch Haven Art Center,
    Orlando, FL

  • Bibliography

    List, Clair, CuratorImages of the 70’s: 9 Washington Artists
    Corcoran Gallery of Art, exhibition catalogue with essay, 1979

    Warren, Lynne, Dogs Museum of Contemporary Art,
    exhibition catalog with essay, 1983

    Yau, John and Potter, Ted, Director, Awards in the Visual Arts 3,
    SECCA, exhibition catalogue with essay, 1984

    Rogers-Lafferty, Sarah, CuratorBody and Soul,
    exhibition catalogue with essay, Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, 1985

    Lucie-Smith, Edward, American Art Now,
    Morrow, 1985

    Yanson, Julie E., Gallery Director, A Sense of Place Contemporary Southern Art,
    Minneapolis College of Art and Design, exhibition catalogue with essay, 1986

    Ahern, Vincent, Southeast Sculptors: Comments on the Human Condition,
    University of South Florida, exhibition catalogue with essay, 1986

    Boyd, Julia, Assistant Curator, Process/Image/Portrait, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts,
    exhibition catalogue with essay, 1986

    McWilliams, Martha and Mahoney, J.W., Gathering Forces,
    exhibition catalog with essay, Brody’s Gallery and Gallery K, 1989

    Risatti, Howard,  Review of Gathering Forces,
    Artforum, December 1989 p. 145

    Watson-Jones, Virginia, Contemporary American Women Sculptors,
    Oryx Press, 1985

    Welzenbach, Michael,  Genna Watson at Brody’s,
    The Washington Post, Saturday, February 15, 1992, p. C2

    Lichtenberg, MD, Joseph D., Intrastructures,
    exhibition catalogue with essay, Nova Pharmaceutical Corporation, 1992

    Giuliano Mike, THOSE WHO CAN, MICA Teachers Show How It’s Done
    Baltimore City Paper, 12/21/1998

    A Project of the Batuz Foundation, Correspondence,
    exhibition catalog, 1999