Lives and works in New York City and San Diego, CA

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS/SCREENINGS

2013 Haskell Library and Opera House, Stanstead, QC, Canada; Evangeline
2012Cafe Mosaique, Levi, Quebec, Canada; Evangeline
2010Saint Paul's Cathedral, Sacramento, CA; Evangeline, with original score performed by The Fine Arts Trio
2009Neurosciences Institute, La Jolla, CA; Late Bloomers
2008McBurney YMCA, NY, NY; Evangeline, with original score performed by The Fine Arts Trio
2004University of California, Santa Barbara Sex, Love & Dutch Flower Painting
Cleary, Gottlieb, New York, NY curated by Elizabeth Levine
Lincoln Center, New York, NY; Big Red Kiss, Light Projection for The Journey, John Ollom Dance Theater,

2003DBX Gallery, DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY
2000Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, CA, Curator: Linda Benet
1997New Arts Salon, Philadelphia, PA
1996Metlife Building, New York, NY
1995Saint Peter’s Church, Citicorp Center, Women in Predicaments, New York, NY
1990Connecticut College, New London, CT
1989ZONE Billboard Project, Urban Battlescene, New York, NY
1988BACA/DOWNTOWN Divine Comedy, 3-floor, installation painting
Brooklyn Arts Council, Brooklyn, NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2014Athenaeum, La Jolla, CA; 23rd Annual Juried Exhibition
2014Escondido Municipal Gallery, Escondido, CA: Film Night
2011Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; Twin, Twin Curator: Matt Freedman
2011214a Gallery & Project Space, San Diego, CA Spiral Bound
Curators: Romanov Grave & Joan Dart
2009Film-Poem Festival, NY, NY Evangeline
2007Artists Space, Night of a Thousand Drawings, New York, NY
2006Wheeler Gallery, Secretive, Providence, RI. curated by Annette Cyr
2005North Dakota Museum of Art, Benefit Auction, Grand Forks, ND
2004Brooklyn Fire Proof, Intimacy, Brooklyn, NY, curated by David Gibson
2002Temple Gallery, Fables of La Fontaine, Rome
Institute for American Universities, Aix, France
Maryland Art Institute & elsewhere in USA
2003d.u.m.b.o arts festival, Bi-Polar, video installation, Brooklyn, NY
1999New Jersey State Museum, Selections from the Permanent Collection, Trenton, NJ
The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR, curated by Townsend Wolfe
1996New Jersey State Museum, New Acquisitions, Trenton, NJ
1993Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
The Arkansas Arts Center, Collectors Exhibition, Little Rock, AR, Curator: Townsend Wolfe
1992Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New and Old Faces, N.Y., NY
1991Hillwood Museum, Original Sin, Brookville, NY
Art in General, OutLoud, New York, NY
1988White Columns, N.Y., NY
1987One Penn Plaza, Movietone Muse, N.Y., NY
1986Center on Contemporary Art Museum, Misogynists & Feminists, Together at Last, Seattle, WA
Yale University Gallery, New Haven, CT

AWARDS
1996 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, Painting
1982-94Residency Fellowships at: Yaddo, NY; MacDowell, NH; Dorland Mountain Colony, CA;
Hambidge Center, GA; Art Awareness, NY; Edna St. Vincent Millay Colony, NY.
1990Art Matters, Inc. Grant, NYSCA Grant
1988NYSCA & Art Matters Inc. funding for Divine Comedy, Brooklyn Arts Council
1981The Helen Winternitz Excellence in Painting Award, Yale University
1979-81Yale Tuition Scholarships
1976The Arthur O. Anderson Tuition Scholarship, Skowhegan School

SELECTED COLLECTIONS
Alamo Rental, Inc., Fort Lauderdale, FL
American Express, Minneapolis, MN
New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
North Dakota Museum of Art, ND
Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
Yale University, New Haven, CT

EDUCATION
1981MFA, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Studied with: William Bailey, Mel Bochner, Judy Pfaff, Natalie Charkow, Rackstraw Downes, Bernard Chaet
1976Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
1976BA, College of Creative Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
Studied with: Charles Garabedian, Michael Mazur, Robert Birmelin

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Woodard, Josef 10 Best Art Shows, The Critics review of the best of 2004, Santa Barbara News Press, Dec. 26, 2004
Woodard, Josef Flowering Investigations, review of solo exhibition at UCSB, Santa Barbara News Press, Aug. 13, 2004
Berkus, Carey Santa Barbara Magazine, August-September 2004
The Fox News Channel The Horse Paintings of Annette Cyr, Pet News, Jan. 24, 1998
Sippel, Christopher 7 Against the Grain, catalogue, Showcase X, NY, NY, 1998
Couture, Andrea Like a Ride on a Runaway, Review of Horse Paintings, Spur, Dec. 1997.
Fitzgerald, Nora An artist's 'Allegories' of the city, Review of solo exhibition at Connecticut College, The Day, Sunday, Feb. 17, 1990.

SELECTED LECTURES/PANELS
2013Panel Presentation at College Art Association, New York, NY on Teaching Fine Arts Online
2011Lecture on my paintings and films; Scripps College, Claremont, California
2005Lecture on my Women in Predicaments paintings & Late Bloomers, my documentary film to the Women's Project Faculty Group, Nassau County Community College, NY
2004Panel discussion On Creativity, moderated by choreographer John Ollom, McBurney YMCA, NY, NY
2003Panel discussion of artists in the group show, Intimacy, moderated by curator, David Gibson, Brooklyn Fire Proof, Williamsburg, NY
2001Slide lecture on Art History Influences in my Painting, Visual Literacy Program, University of California, Santa Barbara

RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
1998Curatorial Assistant, Forbes Collection
1987Studio assistant to sculptor Mierle Laderman Ukeles
1985-6Assistant to Isamu Noguchi, Noguchi Museum, Long Island City, NY