Exhibitions, Presentations, & Publications

 
Pinhole photo of a solo show of Nancy Breslin's work at the Mezzanine Gallery, Wilmington, DE.

 
  • January 16, 2021:  The Art of Pinhole Photography (Zoom presentation), Hexham Photography Group, UK. 
  • 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 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