Exhibitions and Publications

Pinhole photograph taken at the opening reception of a show of my pinhole photographs

July 27 to September 27, 2019: Igreja da Misericórdia (Tavira, Portugal), Fotografia Pinhole 2019 (group show).

April/May 2019: Latham & Watkins (Washington, DC), Picturing Landscapes (juried group show)

March 30 to May 4, 2019: Mira Forum/Espaço Mira (Porto, Portugal), Pinhole Porto Photography 2019 (group show of international pinhole photography)

December 12, 2018 to January 7, 2019: Silesian Library (Katowice, Poland), continuation of OFFO On the Road (group show of international pinhole photography)

June 23, 2018: Browar Mieszczański (Wroclaw, Poland), OFFO On the Road (group show of international pinhole photography, part of the "Wroclaw Underwater" Festival)

June 4, 2018: The SandPaper (Long Beach Island, NJ), Pinhole Photography Enthusiast Keeps an Eye on LBI

"On Twitter last week, some unusual images surfaced that were shot in Beach Haven, their ethereal look created with a pinhole camera" - article in The SandPaper by Victoria Ford

Fall 2017: Galeria MDK Kazimierz (Sosnowiec, Poland), A Pinhole Diary of Eating Out. (3 person show, part of the Polish Festival of Pinhole Photography)

Fall 2017: Luther W. Brady Art Gallery (Washington, DC), Drawn From: 15 years of Exhibitions

Summer 2017: Biggs Museum of American Art (Dover, Delaware), Biggs Picture

Spring 2017: Mansion at Strathmore (North Bethesda, MD), Chroma

March 2016: Square SP06 Holga (online magazine). p 13

December 2015: Corcoran Gallery 1 (Washington, DC). CE Winter Open House and Faculty Exhibit

Fall 2015: Luther W. Brady Art Gallery (Washington, DC). Absence/Presence: Selected Contemporary Photography

"Nancy Breslin’s pinhole-camera works are especially appropriate, since the long exposure times inevitably turn people into wispy trails, as in her ghostly image of the deck of the Queen Mary II..." - review by Louis Jacobson in Washington City Paper

Summer 2015: Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts (Wilmington, DE). New Eyes: Experimental Photography Today.

Spring, 2015:   History of Art and Architecture Gallery (Pittsburgh, PA), F295 Members Salon Exhibition

Spring, 2015: SPE Women's Film Festival (Hyatt Regency, New Orleans)

Fall, 2014: Gallery 102 (GWU, 801 22nd St., Washington, DC). Interpreting Icons: Re-envisioning the Exemplary (curated by Eden Orelove)

Fall, 2014: CVA Gallery (Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ). Observing Connections: Photographs from the Teaching Collection & Invited Photographers (curated by John Vigg and Geanna Merola)

Summer 2014: Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts (Wilmington, DE). Navigation Puzzle (juried by Bridgette Mayer)

Summer 2014: Biggs Museum of American Art (Dover, DE). Biggs Picture 2014

Spring, 2014: Society for Photographic Education National Conference (Baltimore, MD) SPE Women's Caucus Video Festival

February 2014: Featured photographer at digitalab (New Castle, UK; online interview)

February 1, 2014: Brentwood Arts Exchange (Brentwood, MD). All Screened Video Fest

January, 2014: B'nai B'rith International (2020 K Street, Washington, DC). Solo show of pinhole photography and gum bichromate prints from toy camera negatives

November 2013: Lenzless (online exhibition and catalog), juried by Zeb Andrews

November 2013: Professional Photographer (Vol. 140, No. 2418). Rediscovering Archaic Arts (photo page 26)

October 15, 2013: Top Photography Films (blog). Interview by Kai Behrmann, A Visual Form of Journaling

October, 2013: The Gallery 13 (Asbury Park, NJ). This is Not Photography

September 23,2013: The Corcoran Gallery of Art (Washington, DC). WPA's Experimental Media 2013 (juried by Jason Eppink)

Summer 2013: The Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts (Wilmington, DE). Annual Members' Show (juried by Molly Donovan)

July, 2013: The Newark Arts Alliance (Newark, DE). Annual Members' Show

May 3, 2013: The Biggs Museum of American Art (Dover, Delaware). The Projectionist: Short Film Screenings

April, 2013: The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center (Frederick, Maryland). Nancy Breslin: Pinhole Projects

April, 2013: Chris White Gallery (Wilmington, DE). NWAA & Wintertur: A Collaboration (joint show with Carrie Mae Smith)

December 2012: Shutterbug (Vol. 42, No. 2), Creativity/Web Profiles (pages 28 and 30)

"...images that are mesmerizing to see... filled with a nostalgic melancholia... you don't need a high-tech digital camera to make interesting, thought-provoking images." - review by Joe Farace in Shutterbug

December 7, 2012: Theater N at Nemours (Wilmington, DE), UrbaN: Place

December 7, 2012: The Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts Studio 2A1, The White Cube (group show of miniature art curated by Felise Luchansky and Emily Artinian)

November 19, 2012: The Review , article by Amber Johnson

September 29, 2012: Wilmington Fringe Festival, Urban Garden Cinema

September 29, 2012: Guadalupe Crossing Market (Waring, TX), The Butcher's Shop - An Evening of Photography, Short Video & Music (curated by Rebecca Dietz; part of San Antonio's Fotoseptiembre)

Fall, 2012: UD @ Crane (Philadelphia), Landscapes (curated by Anthony Vega)

Fall, 2012: New Wilmington Art Association, RSVP 2012 (juried by F. Lennox Campello)

July: Viridian Artists (New York, NY), Twenty-Third International Juried Exhibition (juried by Chrissie Iles)

Summer, 2012: Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts (Wilmington, DE), Fragile Boundaries (juried by Julien Robson)

" Nancy Breslin's pinhole photographs of bathroom amenities in hotel rooms offer close-ups of soaps and shampoos that could pass for everyday snapshots but are literal embodiments of the time it took them to develop" - review of DCCA exhibit in the Philadelphia Inquirer, by Edith Newhall, July 29, 2012

June, 2012: Lightbox Photographic Gallery (Astoria, OR), Plastic Fantastic III (juried by Susan Burnstine)

May, 2012: Newark Arts Alliance, Project Delaware (group show)

2012: Smithsonian Magazine 9th Annual Photo Contest finalist.

March, 2012 - ongoing: Photo Review online portfolio 2011 Dreaming in Pictures

Winter, 2012: Pocono Arts Council (Stroudsburg, PA), Altered State? (juried by Harris Fogel); won "juror special award"

January 2012: contributor to Anthotypes: Explore the Darkroom in your Garden , by Malin Fabbri

Winter, 2012: Luther W. Brady Art Gallery (Washington, DC), Let's Eat: Works from the GW Permanent Collection

December 2011: Three images in Play: Toy Camera Photographers for Tots (edited by Jody Shipka with Nic Nichols). Published by Composing With Images Press

September 13 - October 15, 2011: Newark Arts Alliance, Works on Paper (juried group show)

September 17-3, 2011: Gallery 50, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Photo Month (juried group show)

September, 2011: Redding Gallery (8th and French Street, Wilmington), Delaware By Hand

September, 2011: Packard Reath Gallery, Lewes, Delaware. Photo Month (juried group show)

Summer, 2011: Square Magazine. (pp 76-87). Ten images from my pinhole Amenities series.

Summer, 2011: Sally D. Francisco Gallery (Peters Valley Craft Center, Layton, NJ). 2011 Faculty Exhibition.

March - June, 2011: Biggs Museum of American Art (Dover, DE). Biggs Picture, Landscapes by Regional Artists

April, 2011: Newark Arts Alliance (Newark, Delaware). Water (juried group show).

March, 2011. Newark Arts Alliance (Newark, Delaware). The Photographic Face (juried group show).

October 2010: Colourworks (Wilmington, DE). A Pinhole Diary (solo show)

September - October, 2010: Chris White Gallery (Wilmington, DE). Visual Fringe (juried group show).

July - October, 2010: Biggs Museum of American Art (Dover, DE). Award Winners X: Reunion.

July , 2010. Chris White Gallery. New Wilmington Art Association Member Show

May 2010: Chris White Gallery. NWAA presents A Case For Mondays, Nancy Breslin & Eddie Whelan.

Spring, 2010: The Pinhole Camera Blog. Interview and two images, part of a series on pinhole artists.

Spring, 2010: Plateform Magazine, Issue 15. Interview and 10 images from the Squaremeals series

April - July, 2010: Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts (Wilmington), New (juried by Roberta Fallon)

March 24 - April 30, 2010: Luther W. Brady Art Gallery (805 21st St, NW, Washington, DC), More Photographs Than Bricks (curated by Lenore Miller and Clarice Smith) 

"The finest works are ones by [Chuck] Close, JeongMee Yoon, and Nancy Breslin." - review of More Photographs than Bricks, by Louis Jacobson at washingtoncitypaper.com

March 8, 2010: New Wilmington Art Association (4 W. 5th Street, Wilmington), Group Show

Fall, 2009: Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation (online exhibition curated by John Massier), Room to Roam

Fall, 2009: Newark Life Magazine (Fall/Winter 2009 issue), interview and 8 pinhole images.

Fall, 2009: Light Leaks Magazine, Issue 15 , showcase of 11 images from the Squaremeals series (pp 46-49)

September, 2009: Newark Arts Alliance, Memories (work juried by Yolanda Chetwynd)

June, 2009: 707 Penn Gallery (Pittsburgh, PA), 295: 21st Century Photography (work selected by Tom Persinger)

Spring, 2009: Delaware Art Museum (Wilmington, Delaware), Delaware Women's Conference Fine Art Exhibition: The Possibilities of Pause (juried by Carina Evangelista)

Spring, 2009: Biggs Museum of American Art (406 Federal Street, Dover, Delaware), Biggs Shot 2009 (juried by Stephen Perloff)

February - April , 2009: Borowsky and Open Lens Galleries (Gershman Y, 401 S. Broad St., Philadelphia), Original Works from The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes (curated by Sarah van Keuren)

December , 2008 - January 2009: UD @ Crane (Crane Arts Building, Philadelphia), Trajectories: Photography Alumni Exhibition (curated by J.D. Talasek)

Fall, 2008: The Monmouth Museum (Brookdale Community College Campus, Lincroft, NJ), Juried Photography Invitational Exhibition (juried by Stephen Perloff and Sarah Morthland) 

July - October 26, 2008: Biggs Museum of American Art (406 Federal Street, Dover, DE), Award Winners VIII (work by 2008 DDOA Individual Artist Fellowship winners)

Spring, 2008: Newark Arts Alliance (Newark, DE), Impressions of Newark (juried show)

March, 2008: Mezzanine Gallery (Wilmington), solo show of pinhole photographs of amusement parks.

March, 2008: Talleyville Frame Shoppe & Gallery (Wilmington), Women by Women (work by Nancy Breslin, Beth Trepper, Olga Nielsen and Wendy Mitchell)

Spring, 2008: Visual Arts Center, San Antonio College (San Antonio, Texas), Intervals (work by Casey Orr and Nancy Breslin)

Fall, 2007: The Art Trust Gallery at Meridian Bank (West Chester, PA), B&W: Photographic Insights - Julia Blaukopf, Nancy Breslin and Keith Sharp

 September, 2007: Caffe Gelato (Newark, DE), solo show Summer, 2007: Newark Arts Alliance (Newark, DE), Animania, juried show

Summer, 2007: Montclair Public Library (Montclair, New Jersey), The Holistic Photographer: A nationwide survey of pinhole images, (curated by Gerard Bizzaro)

Spring, 2007: Newark Arts Alliance, Series and Sequence, juried show

Spring, 2007: Delaware Art Museum, Delaware Women's Conference Fine Art Exhibition, juried show

Spring, 2007: Newark Arts Alliance , Delaware Women's Conference Fine Art Exhibition , juried show

Winter, 2007: Dutch Touch Gallery (Papermill Road, Newark, DE), It's the Small Things..., invitational show

Winter, 2007: Elkton Station Gallery (Cecil County Community College, Elkton, MD), Regional Reflections: Caryn Hetherston and Nancy Breslin 

Fall, 2006: Luther W. Brady Gallery (The George Washington University), Recent Acquisitions to the GW Permanent Collection

Summer, 2006: Gallery Imperato (Baltimore, MD), Dwell, Bond, Connect  (curated show)

"...a selection of pinhole photographs from Nancy Breslin's ongoing series documenting meals out with friends breathes new life into a nigh-forgotten image-making technique" - J. Bowers, Baltimore City Paper, July 26, 2006

Summer, 2006: Newark Arts Alliance (Newark, Delaware), Art Bytes, juried show

January through June, 2006: Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, (Wilmington, DE) Old Media: New Visions (curated by J. Susan Isaacs). 

May, 2006: Soho Photo, (New York City), Alternative Processes Competition (juried by Christopher James).

April, 2006: Nexus Gallery, (Philadelphia), Photo Image '06 (juried by Ray K.Metzker and Ruth Thorne-Thomsen).

April, 2006: Biggs Museum of American Art, (Dover, Delaware), Delaware Women's Conference 2006 Fine Arts Exhibition. 

March, 2006: Newark Arts Alliance, Delaware Women's Conference 2006 Fine Arts Exhibition (juried by J. Susan Isaacs). 

March, 2006: St. Joseph's University Gallery (Philadelphia), A Pinhole Diary of Eating Out (solo show). 

February, 2006: Muse Gallery, (Philadelphia) Juried Photography Exhibition (juried by Stephen Perloff).

November through February, 2006: Biggs Museum of American Art, Biggs Shot: Juried Photography Exhibition.

Fall, 2005: Arlington Arts Center (Arlington, Virginia), A Pinhole Diary of Eating Out (solo show) 

September, 2005: Studio Arts Building 101 (University of Delaware, Newark, DE), ArtHappens

September, 2005: Talleyville Framed Shoppe and Gallery (Talleyville, Delaware)

May, 2005: Caffe Gelato ( Newark, Delaware), photographs of the Mid-Atlantic Ballet (solo show) 

February - April , 2005: New Jersey Center for Visual Arts (Summit, NJ), International Juried Show

February, 2005: Newark Arts Alliance (Newark, DE), Eye on the World (juried photography show)

December 2004 - January 2005: four white walls (Phoenix, AZ), group pinhole, Holga and Polaroid show

October, 2004: You've Been Framed Gallery (Newark, DE), pinhole images of Main Street restaurants (solo show)


September, 2004: University of Delaware Art Studio Building (room 101), ARThappens3

Spring and summer, 2004: The Wilmington Music School (Wilmington, DE). Solo show.

Spring, 2004: Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts (Wilmington, DE), Real Life: The Annual Members' Juried Exhibition

Spring, 2004: The New Candlelight Theater (Arden, DE), Photographs of the Mid-Atlantic Ballet (solo show) 

Winter, 2004: NJ Center for Visual Art (Summit, NJ), International Juried Show

Fall, 2004: Luther Brady Art Gallery (Washington, DC), Arresting Images

Summer, 2003: Biggs Museum of American Art (Dover, DE), Nancy Breslin and Mary Putman

Spring, 2003: The Art House (Newark, DE), 2003 Delaware Women's Conference Art Exhibition

Winter, 2003: Gallery East Main/You've Been Framed (Newark, DE), The Art of Dance (solo show)