Exhibitions and Publications

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

Feb. 25 - April 2, 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)