SOLO, 2- & 3-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2023

Paper Trails, Upstairs Artspace, Tryon, NC

2015 

Vibrations, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY (3-person)

Emblematic/Made in WNC, Center for Craft, Asheville, NC (solo project/catalog)        

2012 

SelvEDGE, Rutledge Gallery, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

Marked Up, Upstairs Artspace, Tryon, NC

2011  

Roomful, LMAKprojects, New York, NY

We're Not Here to Waste Time!, Luis de Jesus, Los Angeles, CA (3-person)

Dis/order, Artspace, Raleigh, NC (2-person)

2010 

Warm for Winter, Cold for Fall, p|m Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2009 

Recombination, LMAKprojects, New York, NY

Reverse Engineering, Mazmanian Art Gallery, Framingham State College, Framingham, MA
2007 

Imperfectionism, LMAKprojects Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY

Spilled Milk, OH&T Gallery, Boston, MA

Happy Accident, Flood Fine Art Center, Asheville, NC (3-person)

Artist-in-Residence, CUE Art Foundation, New York, NY

2005

Mixed Messes, OH&T Gallery, Boston, MA
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2023 

Too Much is Just Right, Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC

2022 

The Conceptual Stitch, Concord Art Museum, Concord, MA

2021 

Confluentia, Elizabeth Stone Harper Gallery, Presbyterian College, Clinton, SC

2020 

By A Thread, Tracey Morgan Gallery, Asheville, NC

In Place of Pleasing, Revolve, Asheville, NC

Women's Work: Redress
, Sheep/Not Sheep Gallery, Columbus, OH

2019

Who’s Afraid of Red?, Asheville Arts Council Gallery, Asheville, NC

Sheep, Sheep/Not Sheep Gallery, Columbus, OH

2018

Cloth and Canvas, Wedge at Foundation, Asheville, NC

Opening Eyes, Satellite Gallery, Asheville, NC

Lace, Not Lace, Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ

2017

Inaugural Installation, Schiff-Bresler Family Fibe Arts Gallery, Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC

Women's Work: Revised, Muse Gallery, Columbus, OH

2016 

Contemporary Southern Textiles, Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, NC

2015

Needle's Eye, The National Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Oslo, Norway

Women and Abstraction, The Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Winter Park, FL (catalog)

Millhands / Hand Made, Blowing Rock Art and History Museum, Blowing Rock, NC

2014 

Needle's Eye, KODE - The Art Museum of Bergen, Bergen, Norway (catalog)

Table
, Visual Arts Center of Richmond, Richmond, VA

Pulp Culture – Paper is the Medium, Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ

2013

Women, War and Industry, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA

A Girl and a Gun, Asheville Area Arts Council Gallery, Asheville, NC

Threads, Dowd Gallery, SUNY Cortland, Cortland, NY (catalog)

Seeing is Believing, Upstairs Artspace, Tryon, NC

2012

Paperless, SECCA: Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC (catalog)

Textility, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ

NC Arts Council Artist Fellowship Award Exhibition
, Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Boone, NC

Waking Up With Van Gogh, Hickory Museum of Art, Hickory, NC

2011 

Paperwork in 3D, Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, VT

Love Lace,
The Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia

Summer Show, Part 1.
, p|m Gallery, Toronto, CA
         
Color Study
, Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC
         
Simmons Collects: Celebrating Women Artists
, Trustman Art Gallery, Simmons College, Boston, MA
         
The Chalk Line,
Walker Arts Center, The Asheville School, Asheville, NC

2010 

Wrap Your Head Around This, Drake Hotel, Toronto, CA
          
Eat Drink Art Design
, Museum of Arts & Design, New York, NY
          
Group Show
, Luis De Jesus, Los Angeles, CA

2009 

SLASH: Paper Under The Knife, Museum of Arts & Design, New York, NY (catalog)
          
Strich & Faden - Heimat, Volkskunst und Travestie - Part II,
Kunstraum Richard Sorge, Berlin, Germany
          
Motion Blur - American Craft,
Gustavsbergs Konsthall, Gustavsberg, Sweden (catalog)

Global Fabrics, Common Threads, ISE Cultural Foundation, New York, NY

Narrative Thread, Lyons Wier Ortt Contemporary Art, New York, NY 
2008

Art on Paper
, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC

MEND: Love, Life & Loss
, Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, Charleston, SC

Overload,
ATHICA: Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, Athens, GA

a matter of LIFE OR DEATH,
Spring Design and Art, Brooklyn, NY
          
Metropolitan Home's Showtime House (DEXTER Dining Room),
New York, NY
2007 

Pricked: Extreme Embroidery, Museum of Arts & Design, New York, NY (catalog)
        
Making the Most of It
, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY (catalog)
Artist-in-Residence Exhibition, McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC
        
The Story Goes,
McKenzie Fine Art, New York, NY
        
On Ice
, Williams Center Art Gallery, Lafayette College, Easton, PA (catalog)
2006 

Saltonstall: The First 10 Years, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (catalog)
2005 

The Gift: Building a Collection for the Queens Museum, Queens Museum of Art, Queens,NY

Queens Museum of Art Benefit, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY (catalog)
2004 

Queens International 2004, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY (catalog)

Twisted: Another Look at Everyday Life, OH&T Gallery, Boston, MA
2003 

Better Homes and Gardens, Zoller Gallery, Penn State University, State College, PA

Uncommon Threads, Delaware Arts Center Loft Gallery, Narrowsburg, NY

Threadbare: Subversive Aesthetics, SAC Gallery, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

Emerging Curators' Showcase, Viewing Room, New York, NY
2002 

Artists to Artists, Ace Gallery, New York, NY (catalog)
Small Works, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
GRANTS / AWARDS
2010

North Carolina Arts Council, Artist Fellowship Award

2008

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Individual Artist Fellowship
2007

McColl Center for Visual Arts, Artist-in-Residence
         
CUE Art Foundation, Artist-in-Residence
2006

Vermont Studio Center, Full Fellowship
2005

New York Foundation for the Arts, Artist's Fellowship Grant
2004

Ithaca Fine Chocolates, Art Bars Artist
2002

Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts, Summer Residency
2001

Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, Space Program
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Carolyn Kemmett, “The ‘Imperfectionist’ Pivots: Textile artist turned collagist upends expectations”, Bold Life, May/June 2023

Carolyn Kemmett, “Confident Commotion”, Carolina Home and Garden, Spring 2023

Diana C. Stoll, "How did Asheville make the list of 40 most vibrant art communities in America?" Burnaway, Aug 29, 2018

Julia Skelly, "Radical Decadence", (New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017)

Joyce Lovelace, "Ruin and Redemption", American Craft, June/July, 2016

Paul M. Howey, "Cover Artist Nava Lubelski", The Laurel of Asheville, April, 2016

Kimberly Irwin, Surface Design for Fabric, (New York: Fairchild Books, 2015)

Anna Cipollone, "A Stitch in Time: Mistake and Mending In Nava Lubelski's Fiber Art," Lone Wolf Magazine, Fall/Winter 2013

Steven Matijcio (Ed.), paperless (Winston-Salem: SECCA, 2012)

Barbara Schreiber, "Can you repeat that? Inspired replication fills galleries this month," Charlotte Observer, Nov. 23, 2012

David M. Lubin, "paperless," ArtForum, October, 2012

Tom Patterson, "Outstanding exhibitions in local galleries hard to find," Winston-Salem Journal, Dec. 30, 2012

Patricia Malarcher, "Textility", Surface Design Journal, Fall 2012

Ken Keuffel, "Going 'paperless'," Winston-Salem Journal, May 13, 2012

Melissa Stern, "In Stitches: Lubelski Weaves and Shocks," City Arts, Nov. 8, 2011

AIA Staff, "The Lookout: A Weekly Guide to Shows You Won't Want to Miss," Art in America, Nov. 3, 2011

Kris Scheifele, "Nava Lubelski: Roomful at LMAKprojects," On-Verge, Nov. 2, 2011

Ursula Gullow, "Color Study: Art Museum's Exhibit Mixes it Up," Mountain Xpress, Aug. 3, 2011

Sissel Gunnerød, "Flekken: Problem Eller Poetisk Potensial?," Personae, #1/2, 2011

Tong Chin Thing, "Taxed and Rejected: Nava Lubelski is plotting against her old tax returns and rejection letters," Home Concepts -Malaysia Edition, Jul/Aug, 2011

Robert Klanten & Birga Meyer (Eds.), Papercraft 2 (Berlin: Gestalten, 2011)

Peter Frank, "Haiku Reviews: Peter Frank and George Heymont On Theatre And Painting," The Huffington Post, Apr. 8, 2011

Annie Buckley, "Critics' Picks: Los Angeles: 'We're Not Here to Waste Time!'," Artforum.com, Mar. 31, 2011

Sharon Mizota, "Art Review: 'We're Not Here to Waste Time' at Luis De Jesus," Los Angeles Times, Mar. 25, 2011

Terence Dick, "Nava Lubelski at P|M Gallery", Akimblog, Jan. 18, 2011

R.M. Vaughan, "Nava Lubelski at P|M Gallery", The Globe and Mail, Jan. 15, 2011

"On Air: News & Openings," ArtSync TV, Dec. 3, 2010

Ursula Gullow, "Picture Imperfect," Verve Magazine, Oct. 1, 2010

Olga Zapisek, "Paper: Not Just Writing Material," Chic Today, Oct. 26, 2009

David Revere McFadden, Slash: Paper under the Knife (5 Continents Editions, 2009)

Amy Shaw, "Nava Lubelski at LMAKprojects", Greenjeans Blog, Jan. 26, 2009

Karen Rosenberg, "Art in Review: Nava Lubelski", The New York Times, Jan. 23, 2009

Iván López Munuera, "¿Es Posible Un Picasso de Los Tapetes de Crochet?", Pasajes Diseño, Dec., 2008

Frédérique Joseph-Lowery, "Embroidery Goes Contemporary", Art Press, Dec. 2008

The Buhl Collection, 2009 Calendar, Dec., 2008

Nick Smith, "Embroidered Truth: Mend is a modern use of old-fashioned threads", Charleston City Paper, Nov. 12, 2008

L'Etoile Magazine Staff, Friday Art Pick: Nava Lubelski, Twin Cities Daily Planet, July 3, 2008

Nadine Monem (Ed.), Contemporary Textiles: The Fabric of Fine Art (London: Black Dog Publishing, 2008)

Stacy Perman, "Business Advice for Artists from Artists", BusinessWeek.com, April 11, 2008

Ursula Gullow, "Art Seen Asheville - Nava Lubelski", URTV, April, 2008

Jill Ingram, "Guideposts: Artist Profile, Nava Lubelski", WNC Magazine, March/April, 2008

"News: Extreme Embroidery", Embroidery Magazine (U.K.), March/April, 2008

New American Paintings, #74 Northeast, February/March, 2008

Barbara A. MacAdam, "Pricked: Extreme Embroidery", ARTnews, February, 2008

Andrea DiNoto, "Pricked: Extreme Embroidery", American Craft, Jan. 24, 2008

"Goings on About Town: Art", The New Yorker, Dec. 3, 2007

"Home & Garden Calendar: Stitchery", The New York Times, Nov. 22, 2007

Leslie Camhi, "Let's Get Stitched: A radical take on an old art, 'Pricked' needles the traditional craft of embroidery", The Village Voice, Nov. 20, 2007

Hillary Rhodes, "Photo Package: Embroidery Gets 'Extreme'", Associated Press, Nov. 15, 2007

Joel Withrow, "Pricked: Extreme Embroidery", Flavorpill, Nov. 8, 2007

David Revere McFadden, Pricked: Extreme Embroidery (New York: the Museum of Arts & Design, 2007)

Ariella Budick, "Objects Round the House Now Objets d'Art at Islip", Newsday, Oct. 19, 2007

Arthur Whitman, "Artists I Like: Nava Lubelski", Art & Perception, Jun. 26, 2007

Bara Sapir, "Portfolio: Nava Lubelski," Zeek, August, 2006

Cate McQuaid, "Paintings Make the Domestic Daring," The Boston Globe, Mar. 18, 2005

Jonathan Fardy, "Invention and Tradition in Six Shows," ARTSmedia, Mar/Apr, 2005

James Reed, “They Just Want to Have Fun,” The Boston Globe, Mar. 5, 2005

Christopher Howard, "Queens International 2004," The Brooklyn Rail, Feb, 2005

Mindy Bond & Raphie Frank, "Nava Lubelski, Artist and Author," gothamist.com, Jan. 5, 2005

Cate McQuaid, "Exhibits Provide New Viewpoints on the 50s," The Boston Globe, Feb. 20, 2004

Carly Carioli, "Editor's Picks," The Boston Phoenix, Feb. 8, 2004

Marianne Rohrich, "Walls With Personality," The New York Times, Oct. 10, 1996

PUBLISHED WRITING


Nava Lubelski, The Starving Artist's Way, (New York: Three Rivers Press, 2004)
EDUCATION

Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, BA,  Russian Language, Literature and History

Certificate in Russian Language, Moscow Institute of Steel & Alloys, Moscow, Russia

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