Resa Blatman

Premiere DateSep 5, 2017
00:00 Introduction
00:35 Resa Batman
02:04 Butterfly Dream Turnover
05:32 Beauty
20:11 Residency in the Arctic
29:05 Current Work
33:29 Winter is Cold Caroline Says
36:15 Finish

Resa Blatman is an interdisciplinary Massachusetts-based artist whose work considers issues of climate change and its effect on our landscape and natural resources. She stated that her work “inhabits the terrain between the poetry of art and nature, and the future of climate dystopia.”

Resa received her MFA from Boston University in 2006 and her BFA from Massachusetts College of Art and Design in 1995. She has had solo exhibitions at the Wright Art Center Gallery at the Delta State University in Mississippi, the Museum of Arts and Sciences in Georgia and the Hollister Gallery at Babson College in Massachusetts. And she has also participated in group shows at Spartanburg Art Museum in South Carolina, Chen Art Gallery at Central Connecticut State University and Gauntlet Gallery in San Fransisco. And she has upcoming shows at the Dorsky Gallery in Long Island City, the University of New Hampshire Museum of Art and the University Gallery at Western Illinois University. She was an artist in resident at the Vermont Studio Center and the Arctic Circle Residency in Svalbard Norway.

All images courtesy of the artist


Bleached Coral 1, 2017. Arylic, colored pencil and pen on board. 20 in x 30 in


Bleached Coral 3, 2017. Arylic, colored pencil and pen on board. 15 in x 20 in


Fading Reef, 2017. Acrylic, colored pencil, and pen on Mylar. 96 in x 101.25 in


Dispersant, 2017. Oil on hand-cut Mylar. 112 in x 96 in x 8in


Dispersant, 2017. Oil on hand-cut Mylar. 112 in x 96 in x 8in


Tempest (detail), 2013. Oil and glitter on layered, laser-cut panels. 42 in x 100 in x 3 in


The Fall, 2012. Oil, beads, glitter, glue, and graphite on DiBond aluminum panels. 72 in x 156 in

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