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Nancy J. Rodwan

SCREENINGS, EXHIBITS AND EVENTS

“White Shoes,” Galerie Camille, Detroit, MI April 2019

“Best of the Best,” Lawrence Street Gallery, Ferndale, MI, January 2019

“Detroit in the World: Selections from a Detroit Connoisseur’s Collection, Collected Detroit, December 2018

“Think Small ‘18 Exhibit,” Lawrence Street Gallery, Ferndale, MI December 2018

“105th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition,” Scarab Club, Detroit, MI, November 2018

“Seven Deadly Sins,” Atom Art, Frendale, MI, October 2018

“Detroit Art Book Fair,” Trinosophes, Detroit, MI, October 13, 2018

“Brain Candy,” Green Brain Comics, Dearborn, MI, August 20, 2018

“Poetry and Pies,” Detroit Public Library Main Branch, Detroit, MI, June 2018

“Harris, Hodges and Rodwan: An Evening of Detroit Architecture, Art and Literature,” Pages Bookshop, Detroit, MI, June 2018

“D•Construction: Metamorphosis of the City,” Office Space Gallery, Detroit, MI, June 2018

“Art at the Bayou,” Howe’s Bayou, Ferndale, MI, May 2018

“Independent Bookstore Day,” Book Beat, Oak Park, MI, April 2018

“Guns: Artists Respond,” Swords into Plowshares Peace Center & Gallery, Detroit, MI, April 2018

Purged: The Art of Metamorphosis book launch party, Annex Gallery, Highland Park, MI, April 2018

“Exposures: Photography ’18,” Lawrence Street Gallery, Ferndale, MI, April 2018

“#NotUrAssumptions: Reflections on Beauty and Resilience,” Detroit Fiber Works, Detroit MI, March 2018

Artist’s talk for Focus:Hope’s Excel students about “Purged,” Annex Gallery, Highland Park, MI, March 2018

“Purged,” Annex Gallery, Highland Park, Detroit, MI, March 2018

“$100 Bucks Show,” Detroit Artist Market, Detroit, MI, July 2017

“Never Again (Again),” Annex Gallery, Highland Park, MI April, 2017 – Curator

“How Many More?,” Lawrence Street Gallery, Ferndale, MI, March 2017

“Revolted!,” Annex Gallery, Highland Park, MI, January 2017

“Uninvited,” Tangent Gallery, Detroit, MI, January 2017 – Co-curator

Judging Portland Oregon Women's Film Festival live action short films 2011-2016

“WSU Kresge Fellow Exhibition,” Robert Adler Gallery, Detroit, MI, October 2016

“Metro Highlights,” Lawrence Street Gallery, Ferndale, MI, October 2016

“Detroit Little Free Libraries,” TedX Detroit, September 2016

“Detroit Little Free Libraries,” Michigan State Fair, September 2016

“Wish You Were Here,” Detroit Artists Market, July 2016

Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival, August 2016

Mykonos Biennale, Mykonos, Greece, July 2015

“We the Vehicles,” Detroit Artists Market, July 2015

“Blooms, Bugs, Beasts,” Scarab Club, Detroit, MI, May 2015

“Protea Currency,” Studio Theater, Detroit MI, April, 2015

“If You Build It, They Will Come,” Detroit Artists Market, August, 2014

“Art Goes Digital,” Riverside Arts Center, Ypsilanti, MI, August 2014

Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival, Portland, OR, February 2013

Creative Arts Film Festival, online, December 2013

“Family Fun Program,” Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN, Summer 2012

Indie Memphis Film Festival, Memphis, TN, November 2011

Whitsell Auditorium Short Film Program, Portland, OR, May 2011

“Art Beat,” Portland, OR, May 2011

Singapore International Children’s Film Festival, Singapore, May 2011

Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival, Portland, OR, March 2011

Durango Independent Film Festival, Durango, CO, March 2011

Los Angeles International Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA, April 2011

The California Film Awards, Los Angeles, CA, January 2011

Wild Rose Independent Film Festival, Des Moines, IA, November 2010

Oregon Film Awards, Wilsonville, OR, October 2010

Carmel Art and Film Festival, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, October 2010

Kansas International Film Festival, Overland Park, KS, October 2010

Indie Memphis Film Festival, Memphis, TN, October 2010

The Los Angeles International Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA, October 2010

Chicago International Children’s Film Festival, Chicago, IL, October 2010

Cannes Independent Film Festival, Cannes, France, May 2010

San Francisco Bay Area International Children’s Film Festival, San Francisco, CA, April 2010

Canada International Film Festival, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, March 2010

Magnolia Film Festival, Starkville, MS, February 2010

Chicago International Children’s Film Festival, Chicago, IL, October 2009

Indie Memphis Film Festival, Memphis, TN, October 2009

Indie Fest, online, September 2009

Montana Independent Film Festival, Missoula, MO, September 2009

New Orleans International Children’s Film Festival, New Orleans, LA, August 2009

San Diego International Children’s Film Festival, San Diego, CA, August 2009

Seattle True Independent Film Festival, Seattle, WA, June 2009

Bare Bones Film Festival, Muskogee, OK, April 2009

Honolulu International Film Festival, Honolulu, HI, March 2009

Los Angeles International Children’s Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA, October 2008

Flatland Film Festival, Lubbock, TX, September 2008

 

FILMS

How Cool is That?, 2018

Overheard among the Arthropods, 2014

Wind in the Trees, 2013

LIFE, 2011

Imperfect Armor, 2010

A Noiseless Patient Spider, 2009

Incantation, 2008

Bill Meets Dotty, 2008

The City, 2008

No Neutral Corner, 2004

The Burglar, 2003

 

PUBLISHING

“Waiting on the Revolution” and “Night Moves,” I Just Wanna Testify: Poems about Detroit’s Music, edited by M.L. Liebler and Jim Daniels, Michigan State University Press, 2019

Purged: The Art of Metamorphosis, Ridgeway Press, 2018

“Inheritance,” Green Prints: The Weeder’s Digest, No. 102, Spring 2015

“Night Moves,” upstreet, Number 9, 2013

“At Home in Detroit,” San Pedro River Review, Vol. 5, No, Sprint 2013

“Santa Fe Cattle Co., Ada, OK,” Work Literary Magazine, November 25, 2013

“Wind,” San Pedro River Review, Vol. 4, No. 5, Fall 2012

 

HONORS & AWARDS

Best of Show Award, “Exposures: Photography ’18,” Lawrence Street Gallery – Myself at Fifty

Honorable Mention, 2016, “Metro Highlights,” Lawrence Street Gallery – Bert’s

Audience Choice Award, 2014, “Art Goes Digital,” Riverside Arts Center – LIFE

Best Experimental Short Film 2013, Creative Arts Film Festival – Wind in the Trees

Perfect Spirit Film Award 2013, Creative Arts Film Festival – Wind in the Trees

Honorable Mention Award in the Experimental Film Category 2011, Los Angeles International Film Festival - LIFE

Best Animated Short Film 2011, The California Film Awards – LIFE

Nominated for Best Animated Film 2010, Wild Rose Independent Film Festival – Imperfect Armor

Best Performance Award Experimental Films – John G. Rodwan, Jr. 2010, The Los Angeles International Film Festival – Imperfect Armor

Honorable Mention in Experimental Competition 2010, The Los Angeles International Film Festival – Imperfect Armor

Gold Level Award 2010, Oregon Film Awards – A Noiseless Patient Spider

Royal Reel Award for Excellence in Filmmaking 2010, Canada International Film Festival – A Noiseless Patient Spider

Nominated for Reel Poetry Prize 2009, Chicago International Children’s Film Festival – A Noiseless Patient Spider

Award of Merit 2009, Indie Fest - Incantation

Most Enchanting Award 2009, Seattle True Independent Film Festival - Incantation

Gold Kahuna Award 2009, Honolulu International Film Festival – Incantation

 

COMMISSIONS

Stupor, October 8, 2016, commissioned by Steve Hughes to film the reading of the Soft Gun issue.

Stupor, April 30, 2016, commissioned by Steve Hughes to film the reading of the Turning Blue issue.

Overheard among the Arthropods, 2014, commissioned by Terry Blackhawk to make a video art piece of her poem of the same title for her Art X project.

 

EDUCATION

New York University, New York, NY, Film, 1999-2002

The New School, New York, NY,  Video Art, 1998-1999

Antioch University, Yellow Springs, OH, Art and film, 1986-1990