Jan Razauskas

Baltimore, MD, USA


website:  www.janerazauskas.com



Master of Fine Arts, Transart Institute, through Donau University, Linz, Austria

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Maryland Institute College of Art, (MICA) Baltimore, MD


2016    the Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation Individual Support Grant

2013    Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Grant, Works on Paper

2010    Artist Residency grant, Santa Fe Art Institute, NM

2007    Mid-Atlantic New Painting Juror prize, juror: Johathan Binstock, Corcoran Gallery,

2006  & 2007   Merit Scholarship Award, Foundation M, Friends of Transart Institute, Austria

2002    Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Grant, Painting

2000    Artscape Festival, Baltimore MD, commission for a new work

1999    Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD, commission for a new work

1986    Baltimore City Council Grant, Painting



2015    Carbon Drawings, Pinkard Gallery, Bunting Center, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), MD

2013    the Builder’s Handbook, John Fonda Gallery, 45 W. Preston St., Baltimore, MD

2011    Imaging the Mason-Dixon, Bogigian Gallery, Wilson College, Chambersburg, PA

2010    New Work, Hodson Gallery, Hood College, Frederick, MD

2007    Evidence, CCBC gallery, Catonsville Community College, Baltimore, MD

2000    Cluster Formations, Howard Community College Gallery, Columbia, MD




2015     Drawing Philosophy, curator: Lori Rubeling, Baltimore, MD

2014     35-33-35, Curators: Rene Trevino and Peter Dubeau, School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, MD

            Magical Events, the Seligmann Center, Sugerloaf, NY

            the Closet, Curator: Chris Day, Gallery 4, Baltimore, MD

2013    Tender Mercies, 3-person exhibit, curator: Jack Livingston, 39th Street Gallery, Washington, D.C.

Speed and Pressure, Curator: Susan Main, VisArts Center, Rockville, MD

Sweet Art, Curator: Stewart Watson, Area 405, Baltimore, MD

2012    Troika, 3-person exhibition, Lump Gallery, Raleigh, NC

Line Weight/Light Speed, 3-person Exhibit, Curator: Marian April Glebes, Caseworks Gallery,

Baltimore MD

            Awkhold, group exhibition, Booklyn Artist Alliance, Brooklyn, NY

            Art Night, Hickok-Cole / WPADC Exhibition, Washington, D.C.

2011    Shape Shifters: Jan Razauskas and Karl Connolly, Curator: Stewart Watson, 39th Street Gallery, 

                        Washington D.C.

            Climate, Control, Curators: Kristina Bilonick & Karyn Miller, Civilian Art Projects,

Washington D. C.

2010    Graphite on Paper, Curator: Rene Trevino, School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, MD

            Art Santa Fe, with the Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe Convention Center, NM

            Hope Against Hope, Curator: Michael Benevento, Current Gallery, Baltimore, MD

            40 Champions, Minstallation Gallery, Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD

2009    Abandon Ship, Curator: Michael Benevento, Current Gallery, Baltimore, MD

            Faculty Exhibition, Maryland Institute of Art (MICA), Baltimore, MD

            Faculty Exhibition, Hood College, Frederick, MD

2008    Asterism, Curator: Dustin Carlson, Gallery Four, Baltimore, MD

            Drawing Zero 1, Curator: Sarada Conaway, Union Gallery, University of Maryland College Park

            (New Life) Trajectories, Curator: Sixten Nielson, Chelsea Gallery Space, New York,

                        and Wooloo Productions, Berlin

            Thesis Exhibition, Transart Institute at O.K. Centrum Museum, Linz, Austria

2007    Better, Curator: Adam Lerner, The Laboratory of Art and Ideas at Belmar, Denver, CO

            Art-workers, Curator: Lyle Kissack, Stevenson Unversity Gallery, MD

            Radius 250, Art Space Gallery, Richmond, VA

            Kanagawa, Japan - Annapolis, Maryland Sister Cities Exchange Exhibition -

                        Maryland State House Gallery, Annapolis, MD, and five additional venues

2006    Mid-Atlantic New Painting, juror prize, Curator: Dr. Jonathan Binstock,

                         Corcoran Museum; at University of Mary Washington, VA

            Means, Curators: Jim Vose and Stewart Watson, area 405, Baltimore, MD

2005    Luminescence, Curator: Christina Manucy, Chaney Gallery, Maryland Hall, Annapolis, MD

2004    Nature via Nurture, Curator: Daniel Sullivan, Area 405, Baltimore

            Ah, Wilderness!  / O Pioneers!  Two-person Exhibition, Millersville University, PA

            The Hall of Portraits, Pinkard Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore

2003     Wrestling, Curator: Laura Burns, Rosenberg Gallery, Goucher College, Towson, MD

            Ten-page Book, Baltimore Book Festival at the Contemporary Museum, MD

            The Door & Window Project,  (installations on abandoned houses), Baltimore, MD

            Select, Curator: Stacy Schmidt, the Corcoran Museum, Washington, D. C

2002    Multiplicity, Curators: Dustin Carlson & Jason Hughes, Gallery Four, Baltimore, MD

            Individual Artist Grant Group Exhibit, Maryland State Arts Council Gallery, Baltimore

2001    Light, Curators: Dustin Carlson & Jason Hughes, Gallery Four, Baltimore, MD                        

            Floor, Decker Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD         

2000    Nature Trail, Villa Julie College Gallery, Baltimore, MD

            45’, 90’, 180’ and 360’ Drawings, Curator: S. Denise Tassin, Artscape, Baltimore, MD

            2000 Views, Howard County Center for the Arts, Ellicott City, MD

1999    ArtSail, Sails Unfurled, commission for new work, Curator: Adam Lerner,       

                        Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD

            Grandstand Sculpture, Curator: Adam Lerner, Contemporary Museum at Timonium, MD

            Wall Drawings, Maryland Art Place at ArtHouse, Baltimore Inner Harbor, MD               

1998    A View from Baltimore to Washington, Center for Art and Visual Culture

                        Fine Arts Gallery, University of Maryland Baltimore County, MD

            New Blood, Workhorse Gallery, Baltimore, MD

1997    Sanity Claus, Halcyon Gallery, Baltimore, MD

1988    Artscape Exhibition, Fox Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, MD

1986    The Maryland Biennial, Curator: Gracie Mansion, the Baltimore Museum of Art, MD

1985    Drawing Now, group exhibition, Krushhaar Gallery, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD

1983    National Drawing Exhibition, Ball State University, Muncie, IN

            Maryland Artist Exhibition, City Hall Courtyard Gallery, Baltimore, MD

 1981   Art of the State, group exhibition, Easton Academy of Art, Easton, MD

            Large Paintings and Drawings, Maryland State House Gallery, Annapolis, MD


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY                                                                                                    

2015    Function and Form, November 15, Fred Sharmen, essay for Carbon Drawings Exhibition, https://sites.google.com/site/jrazauskas/new-home-4/carbon-drawings

        Top 10 Exhibitions 2015, December 20, Terrence Hannum, http://bmoreart.com/2015/12/top-10-exhibitions-of-2015.html

        Carbon Cycle, December 19, Terence Hammun, http://bmoreart.com/2015/12/carbon-cycle.html

2013     Bmore Art.com, November 4, Cara Ober, interview and images, http://www.bmoreart.com/2013/11/the-builders-handbook-an-interview-with-jan-razauskas-by-cara-ober.html

2012     Baltimore Citypaper, March 16, Andrea Appleton, http://blogs.citypaper.com/index.php/2012/03/line-weightline-speed-capturing-magic-in-the-mundane/

2007     Baltimore Sunpapers, December 12, Glenn McNatt, article and photo                                                             http://www.baltimoresun.com/services/newspaper/printedition/wednesday/today/balto.artcol12dec12,0,684137

2005     Friends and Friends of Friends July 2005, Creative Capitalism publications,  

                                    Projector7, LLC, pp. 19a & 19b

2004     Baltimore Citypaper, December 18, Brent McCabe, www.citypaper.com/arts/story.asp?id=15095

2004     Baltimore Citypaper, November 10, Jessica Bowers, http://www.citypaper.com/arts/story.asp?id=9322

2004     Intelligencer Journal, April 16, Carla Di Fonzo, p. 8, article and photos

2002     New American Paintings, vol. 39

2002     The Washington Post, January 18, Michael O’Sullivan, article

2002     Baltimore City Paper, January 16, Mike Giuliano, review and images

1999     Art Papers, vol. 23.5, Elizabeth Schlatter, p. 49