EDUCATION

1977 — M.F.A., George Washington University; Corcoran School of Art, Washington, DC
1973 — B.S., Kent State University, Kent, OH

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 — Discourse; The Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, TX
2015-6 — Dialogues; Lone Star College, travelling exhibition, TX (catalogue)  
2015 — Nevermore; Fletcher-Sinclair Historic Mansion – UIA, New York, NY
2015 — Nature Studies; Hunter Gather Project Gallery, Houston, TX
2014 — If We Had Known; Beeville Art Museum,  Beeville, TX (honorarium)
2013 — Evocations; The Ukrainian Museum, New York, NY (catalogue)
2011 — Thresholds; The Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts,  Spring, TX
2010 — Hide and Seek; College of the Mainland Fine Arts Gallery,  Texas City, TX
2010 — Hide and Seek; Nau-Haus Art Space,  Houston, TX
2008 — The Innocents; Adair Margo Gallery,  El Paso, TX
2006 — Chornobyl; The University of Houston Art Gallery,  Houston, TX
1995 — Elegies; The Nave Museum of Art,  Victoria, TX (catalogue)
1995 — Lydia Bodnar-Balahutrak; The Dallas Visual Art Center,  Dallas, TX
1993 — Cultural Renaissance:  Personal Frame of Reference;  The Galveston Arts Center,  Galveston, TX
1991 — Presences: A Selection 1979-1990; Stephen F. Austin State University Art Gallery,  Nacogdoches, TX
1988 — Oil Paintings, Pastel Drawings; Graham Gallery,  Houston,  TX

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 — Reality Check: Directions in Contemporary Art since Ukrainian Independence; UIMA, Chicago, IL (catalogue)
2016 — Figuration, invitational, Glassell School of Art Faculty; Kinder-Morgan Gallery, Houston, TX
2016 — Glassell School of Art Silent Auction; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
2015 — The Ukrainian Diaspora, Women Artists, 1908-2015; The Ukrainian Museum, NYC (catalogue)
2013 — Forty for Forty - from the Collection; Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX
2013 — Artists Respond to Genocide; invitational, Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, IL (catalogue)
2012 — Faculty Show, Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
2011-2 — Fourteen; invitational, The Art Car Museum, Houston, TX
2010-1 — Delta Exhibition and Toys by Artists, The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock , AK    
2010 — Centennial Alumni Art Invitational; Kent State University Art Gallery,  Kent, OH (catalogue)
2010 — Artists in Academics: Works by Houston Arts Faculty; Beeville Art Museum, TX
2009 — Edge of Abstraction; El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX
2008 — More and Less – collages; invitational, Williams Tower Gallery,  Houston, TX
2005 — About Face; invitational, Williams Tower Gallery,  Houston, TX
2004 — Texas Vision: The Barrett Collection; The Meadows Museum, SMU, Dallas, TX (catalogue)
2004 — Just A Taste, painting invitational; Monarch Sculpture Park,  Tenino, WA
2000 — Miniatures, invitational,  Hooks-Epstein Galleries,  Houston, TX
1999 — Thresholds, 4-person invitational;  Concordia University,  Austin, TX
1998 — 1996 Texas Competition Winners, 3-person exhibition;  The Art Center,  Waco, TX
1997 — Mixed Mediums: Cycles of the Spiritual, 3-person invitational,  Dimock Gallery,  Washington, DC
1996-8 — The Portrait;   Roberts Weslayan College Art Gallery,  Rochester,  NY; Bethel College, St. Paul, MN     
1995 — Tangled Roots,  invitational;  Bowling Green State University, OH (catalogue)
1996 — Small Works from Houston to Russia; traveling exhibit: Moscow, Yekaterinburg, St. Petersburg
1993-4 — International Painters’ Symposium Exhibition; Kyiv Art Gallery; Artists’ UnionHall, Ukraine
1991 — On Line: Drawings by Texas Artists, invitational;  Amarillo Art Museum,  TX
1989 — Vision and Dialogue 2; Louisiana State University Gallery,  LA (catalogue)
1989 — Food; Grand Central Galleries,  NYC    (catalogue)
1989 — Love and Charity; Sherry French Gallery, NYC, Noyes Museum, NJ,  SUNY, New York  
1989 — At the Edge – A National Print and Drawing Exhibition;  Laguna Gloria Art Museum,  Austin, TX
1987 — Pieces, interdisciplinary installation/performance;  Stages Theater,  Houston, TX
1986-9 — Frivolity and Mortality: Vanitas in Contemporary Painting; Sherry French Gallery NYC, Noyes Museum, NJ; Utah Museum of Fine Art; University of Arizona Museum of Art; Triton Museum of Art, CA
1984 — Hoyt National Drawing and Painting Show;  Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts, PA (catalogue)
1984 — 48th Annual National Midyear Show;  The Butler Institute of American Art,  Youngstown, OH

SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS

2015-6 — Humanities and Democracy Lecture, Center for Civic Engagement, Lone Star College, TX
2005 — Publication of bilingual monograph Lydia Bodnar-Balahutrak / Лідія Боднар-Балагутрак
1996 — Artist Residency; Ukrainian Academy of Art, Kyiv, Ukraine - Honorarium
1993 — Creative Artist Program Award, Visual Art -  Cultural Arts Council of Houston
1991 — IREX (International Research & Exchanges Board) Grant
1989 — Louisiana State University Guest Artist Series Grant
1985 — La Napoule Art Foundation Grant - Art Symposium in La Napoule, France
1985 — NEA Artist Honorarium;  Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund Grant;  Scurlock Foundation Grant

SELECTED PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

Oxford University,  Oxford,  England
The Barrett Collection,  Dallas, TX
El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX
Tyler Museum of Art,  Tyler, TX
Amarillo Museum of Art,  Amarillo, TX
Grace Museum,  Abilene, TX
Art Museum of South Texas,  Corpus Christi, TX
Old Jail Art Center,  Albany, TX
University Museum, Texas Southern University,  Houston, TX
The Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts,  PA
Arkansas Arts Center,  Little Rock, AK
The Art Center,  Waco, TX
The University of Houston,  Houston, TX
The University of Dayton, OH
The George Washington University,  Washington DC
Museo D’Arte Dell’Universita Cattolica,  Rome, Italy
Museum of Medicine; Center for Bio-Ethics,  Kyiv, Ukraine    
The Ukrainian Museum, New York, NY
Ukrainian Institute of America, The Fletcher-Sinclair House, NYC
Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, IL
Congregation Beth Israel,  Houston, TX
Reliant Energy,  Houston, TX
Concordia University,  Austin, TX
Exxon Corporation,  Houston, TX
The Weingarten Collection,  Houston, TX
Dr. & Mrs. H. Bailey, Jr.,  Little Rock, AK
Nancy Reddin Kienholz,   Berlin, Germany; and Hope, ID
Bertrand Bory,  Geneva, Switzerland
Janet Fish,  NYC

CURRENT TEACHING

2008-Present — The Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts,  Houston, TX