Janet Passehl janetpassehl@gmail.com  P.O. Box 717,   Essex, CT 06426 USA  phone 860-767-6567

Selected one-person exhibitions 

2006     Drawings,  Hamden Hall Country Day School, Hamden, CT

2003    Grain, Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, CT

2001    Cloth, University Galleries, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT

1996    Galleri Sævars Karls, Reykjavik, Iceland

1993    Gangurinn/The Corridor, Reykjavik, Iceland


Selected group and two-person exhibitions
Schwarz (Black), Thomas Rehbein Gallery, Cologne, Germany
 Art & Textiles  Fabric as Material and Concept in Modern Art from Klimt to the Present, Wolfsburg Museum, Wolfsburg, Germany; Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart, Germany
The Drawing Center Benefit Auction, New York City
Extended Drawing, Tegnerforbundet, Oslo, Norway

2010  The Jewel Thief, (curated  by Jessica Stockholder and Ian Berry) Francis Young Tang Teaching  Museum and Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs, NY

On Paper, Stalke Galleri,  Kirke Saaby, Denmark

InVisible, (Uta Barth, Karin Sander, others) Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (Mass MoCA), North Adams,  MA


One, Stalke Up North, Copenhagen, Denmark

Apparently Invisible, Selections, Spring 2009, The Drawing Center, NY

One More,  (Anastasi, Andre, Bradshaw, Barry, Highstein, Nonas, Ryman, Wagner, others) Thomas Rehbein, Cologne, Ger.            


Winter Salon, Bjorn Ressle, New York, NY 

One More, Esberg Museum, Esberg, Denmark


Connecticut  Contemporary, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT


LeWitt X 2, Selections From The LeWitt Collection, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI, Weatherspoon Museum, Austin Museum of Art, Cincinnati Art Museum and Miami Art Museum

Twice Drawn, Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, New York

Femme-Brut(e), (Graves, Kruger, Neel, Pindell, Saar, others) Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, CT

New Acquisitions, Works On Paper, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT


Trace, (Beuys, Duchamp, El Hanani, Paine, others) The Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia


Iron Works, Anne Reid Art Gallery, Princeton Univerisity, Princeton, NJ, and Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, Philadelphia

Selections from the LeWitt Collection, curated by Sol LeWitt,  The New Britain Museum of American Art, CT


Artists’ Collections,  Collection Lambert, Avignon, France


2000,  The Corridor, and  Reyjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland


The Curve of Her Spine, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA


Women Draw, Gallery Onetwentyeight, New York, NY


Raw Space, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT


Open Mind:  The LeWitt Collection, Wadsworth Atheneum,, CT


Allen Memorial Art Museum at Oberlin College,  Oberlin, OH

Stephen Antonakos and Naomi Specter

The Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX, Gift of the Laurence Miller Family Collection

Dove Bradshaw and William Anastasi,  New York, NY

Colorado Springs Fine Art Center Museum

Alice and Walter Hekster, Amsterdam,  The Netherlands

The Sarah-Ann and Werner H. Kramarsky Collection,  New York, NY

The LeWitt Collection, Chester,  CT

The Laurence Miller Family Collection

The New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain,  CT

Agnes and William Peelle, West Hartford,  CT

Private Collection, Cologne,  Germany

The Francis Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Saratoga  Springs, NY

Stalke Collection, Copenhagen,  Denmark

Selected bibliography

Berry, Ian and Jack Shear, eds. Twice Drawn: Modern and Contemporary Drawings In Context. Tang Museum and DelMonico-Prestel, New York, 2011.

Imdahl, Georg. “’One More’ Bei Thomas Rehbein.”Artnet Magazin 01-23-09.

Simpson, Joel.  “Björn Ressle, Winter Salon.” M Magazine,January 2009.

Rosoff, Patricia.  Art New England. June/July 2006. 

Glueck, Grace.  “Art Review, New Britain Museum.” The New York Times July 25, 2003.

Zella Robbin, ed., and William Anastasi..  Grain. Housatonic Museum of Art, 2003.

Mézil, Éric, editor.  Artists’ Collections.  Collection Lambert 2001:p. 176.

 Fridjonsoon, Helgi. Gangurinn, The Corridor. Reykjavik Art Museum - Harbour House. 2000.

O’Brien, Barbara.  The Curve of Her Spine. Montserrat  College of Art,  1997

Clark, Elisabeth.  “Imaginative exhibit at Montserrat.”  Salem Evening News Feb 13, 1997.

Berger, Laurel.  “In Their Sights.”  ARTnews. March, 1997: p. 96.

Porláksson, Eiríkur.  “Perception and Reference Point,”  Morgunbla∂i∂  May 11, 1996.

Kahn, Robin, ed.  Time Capsule/A Concise Encyclopedia By Women Artists. Creative Time in      cooperation with SOS Int’l, 1995: p. 167.

Schwendenwien, Jude.  “The Year in Art 1994.” The Hartford Courant,January 1, 1995.

Raynor, Vivian.  “A Storefront Exhibition Meant to Nurture the Nontraditional.” The New York Times April 10, 1994.

Janet's Writing

Janet Passehl's poetry has appeared in Court Green; Arsenic Lobster; Caliban Online issues 7 and 11

"Spacetime and Gravitas," Kazuko Miyamoto. Ed. Christian Siekmeier. EXILE, Berlin, 2013.

 "The conceptual artist was a mystic," Sol LeWitt: 100 Views. Eds. Susan Cross and Denise Markonish. Mass MoCA, North Adams and Yale University Press, New Haven, 2009. 

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