Rita Blasser

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Rita  Blasser Rise Above It_ F5 0265
Rise Above It, F5 0265, 1998
cattle marker on paper
25.5 x 32.5 in
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Rita  Blasser Canyon Suite One_ 0593
Canyon Suite One, 0593, nd
cattle marker on paper
12 x 13.5 in
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Rita  Blasser Canon Suite Six_ 0597
Canyon Suite Six, 0597, nd
cattle marker on paper
12 x 13.5 in
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Rita  Blasser Study - Paper Bag (M7 001)
Study - Paper Bag (M7 001), 1984
monotype
25 x 21 in
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Rita  Blasser Untitled M80026
Untitled M80026, nd
monotype
32.25 x 24.5 in
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Rita  Blasser Untitled_ 0544
Untitled, 0544, nd
mixed media on paper
7.5 x 11 in
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Rita  Blasser Untitled_ Q2 0146
Untitled, Q2 0146- Save for Leah Lax, nd
mixed media on paper
8 x 36.5 in
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Rita  Blasser Untitled_ R43 0387
Untitled, R43 0387, nd
mixed media on paper
10 x 22.5 in
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Rita  Blasser

Rita Blasser

Rita Blasser Description

RITA MALLETT BLASSER (1927-2014)

born  New York City, July 27, 1927, died Dallas, April 10, 2014

Education   

  • BFA, MFA Southern Methodist University
  • PhD work at Texas Women’s University
  • PhD work at North Texas State University in painting

Teaching

  • Dallas Community Junior College System
    • Richland Mountain View 1970-74
    • El Centro 1969-72
    • Eastfield 1972-80
    • Brookhaven
  • Dallas College (evening school of SMU) 1963-64
  • Dallas Museum of Art 1966-70
  • Dallas Museum of Modern Art
  • Cook County College 1991-97
  • Texas Women’s University
  • University of Dallas

Solo Exhibitions

2003               Brookhaven College, Dallas, lifetime retrospective

1988               Navarro College, Corsicana, Texas “In The Bag” 

1986               Navarro College

1984               University of Texas Health Science Center, “Color and Space,” Dallas

1977               Dallas Baptist College, “Homecoming,” Dallas

1976               Texas Women’s University, Denton, Texas

1975                Longview Museum, Longview, Texas, “Views” 

1975                Kilgore College, Tyler, Texas, “Movements Across Space” 

1971                Mountain View College, Dallas “Small”

1969                Mountain View College, Dallas “The Natural Way of Light”

                        Eastfield College, Mesquite, Texas “Color Figures In It”

                        Texas Women’s University, Denton, Texas

                        Southern Methodist University, Pollock Gallery (MFA thesis show)

Group Exhibitions

2003               Beaux Arts Invitational, Dallas Museum of Arts

2002               Irving Art Center

2001               Texas Visual Arts Association

1997               Northpark twenty-fifth anniversary show

                       Ecole de Beaux Arts, Gran Palais, Paris, France

1996               North Lake College, Irving, Texas, monoprints

1995               Brooklyn Armory, Women’s History Month, “Aftermath” 

                       Beaux Arts invitational, Dallas Museum of Art

                       United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women, “Global Focus:                                   

                      Women in Art and Culture.” Exhibited in Nairobi, Beijing, Paris,                           

                      Washington.

                       Ruth Wiseman Box Dropoff, invitational

                       Temple EmanuEl, Dallas, invitational. Sue Graze, curator.

                        Dallas Visual Arts Center, membership invitational

                       MAC McKinney Avenue Art Center, DARE invitational, Dallas.                                        

                       Trammell Crow Center, Dallas—Texas Visual Arts Association Citation                      

                        Warehouse Arts Center, Corsicana, Texas, sponsored by Navarro                                 

                       Council for the Arts.

                       Northlake Community College, Irving, Texas. “Exploring a Process,” monotype.                             

1994               THE MAC, Dallas, invitational. (“The Exquisite Corpse”)

                       Brookhaven College printmakers

                       Washington University, invitational--oil (“In Progress”)

                       Beaux Arts invitational, Dallas Museum of Arts

1993               Edith Baker Gallery, Dallas (“Tempus Fugit”)

                       Dallas Visual Art Center.  (“Lemon”)

                      Brookhaven Foyer Gallery. Peter Marcus, curator.

1992               Irving Arts Center.

                      Southern Methodist University, Human Resources/Women’s Center.

1991               Southern Methodist University, WCA November focus, Pollack Gallery.

                       Brookhaven Gallery, 20th Print Anniversary, Ken Havis, director

                        Cultural Arts Council of Plano,  (“It’s In The Bag”)

                        Longview Arts Center, 32nd Invitational Exhibit

                         DArt Visual Center, funded by the Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs

                       Mountain View College, Women of the Metroplex (“Expanding Visions”)                                                

1990               Texas Fine Arts Association, Medical City, Dallas, for Office of                                          

                        Environmental Affairs. “Plastic Holds A Lot.” (monoprints)

                        Southern Methodist University, Hughess-Triss Student Center, Dallas.                                      

                        25th Women’s Symposium, “Perspectives.”  (“Morning Coffee”)

1989               Dallas City Hall, “Common Ground”

                        Texas Women’s University, “Color Statements,” Denton, Texas

                        One Bell Plaza Telephone Museum, Dallas, “Reach Out,” (“Beyond Boundaries”)                                

                        16th National Spring Open, Dallas.

1988               Edith Baker Gallery, Dallas, “Ten By Ten.”

                        DW Gallery, Linda Samuels, curator.

                        Oklahoma Art Center, Artspace, Oklahoma City, OK

                        500X Gallery, Dallas

                        TVAA Citation

                        Mesa, Arizona, Gallery Mesa

                        Oklahoma Eight State

                        Nebraska Biennial

                        Merceyhurst National, Pennsylvania

                        Syracuse Museum

                        Delaware University

                        Brooklyn College

                        Fort Worth Art Center

1987               Corsicana Art Center, Texas Fine Arts Association signature exhibit

1985               United Nations 3rd World Conference on Women, Nairobi. Exhibited at                       

                       Del Mar College, Richland College, Black Mountain College.

1982               Dallas Jewish Home for the Aged  (“Children”)

1979               Austin, Texas and Tyler, Texas. “Twenty-Five Women in Texas Art.”                             

1978               Kirkpatrick Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. “Five Texas Women.”

                       First National Bank, Dallas, Texas Fine Arts show “Citation Again” 

                        Fort Worth Art Center

                        Laguna Gloria Museum

                        Elizabet Ney Museum

1975               Nebraska Biennial. Millard Sheets, juror.

1974               Texas Women’s University, two person show

1969               Dallas Museum of Art, and museum shop. “Ala Schwitters” collages

Awards and Grants

1982               TFAA statewide, first place

1979               TFAA Regional (5 state), first place

1978               TFAA Regional, first place

1975               Best in Show, TFAA national, Austin

1974               TFAA Regional, first place

1968               Kress Foundation Grant

                        Oklahoma Art Center

                        Mesa, Arizona “Bags” Award

Public Collections

  • Inwood National Bank
  • Chase Econometrics
  • Southern Methodist University
  • New York University
  • University of Texas at Denton
  • Owens Sausage
  • University of Seattle
  • LTV Tower (now Pacific Tower in City Center, Dallas)
  • Inwood National Bank
  • National Museum for Women in the Arts

 

 

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