b. Rochester, Minnesota

Select Solo Exhibitions

2019  Kim Foster Gallery, New York, New York (forthcoming fall of 2019)

2013  Ghost Within, Savannah College of Art and Design, Arnold Hall Gallery, Savannah, Georgia

2012  Tillandsia Usneoides, Kim Foster Gallery, New York, New York

Select Two/Three Artists Exhibitions

2014  Mushrooms, Moss, and a Movie: Jim Toia, Blanche Nettles Powers, and Peter O’Kennedy, Kim Foster Gallery, New York, New York

2011  1704Lincoln, Savannah, Georgia

2010  Kevin Archer/Blanche Nettles Powers, Astolfi Art, Atlanta, Georgia 

Select Group Exhibitions

2019 Verve, Kim Foster Gallery, New York, New York

2019  Art Papers, 20th Annual Art Auction, Atlanta, Georgia

2018  Art Papers, 19th Annual Art Auction, Atlanta, Georgia

2017  Summer Renewal, Kim Foster Gallery, New York, New York

2017  Spring Forward, Kim Foster Gallery, New York, New York

2017  Winterfell, Kim Foster Gallery, New York, New York 

2017  ArtFields, Lake City, South Carolina

2017  Art Papers, 18th Annual Art Auction, Atlanta, Georgia

2016  Back to the Future, Kim Foster Gallery, New York, New York

2016  Come in From the Cold, Kim Foster Gallery, New York, New York

2016  Art Papers 17th Annual Art Auction, Bo Bo Intriguing Objects, Atlanta, Georgia

2015  Art Papers 16th Annual Art Auction, Bo BoIntriguing Objects, Atlanta, Georgia

2015  Fresh: A Group Studio Show, 1704Lincoln, Savannah, Georgia

2014  Sequential Abstraction, Kim Foster Gallery, New York, New york

2014  Southern Discomfort 2: Art Inspired by Flannery O’Connor, ThincSav, Savannah, Georgia

2013  Particle Physical, Kim Foster Gallery, New York, New York

2013  SECAC 2013 Members’ Exhibition, Juror Nancy Doll, Gatewood Gallery, UNC at Greensboro, North Carolina

2013  Historic Savannah Foundation Art Auction, Ships of the Sea Museum, Savannah, Georgia

2013  SlideLuck Savannah, Oglethorpe Gallery, Savannah, Georgia

2012  Selections Summer 2012, Kim Foster Gallery, New York, New York

2012  SCAD Scholarship Gala, Savannah, Georgia

2012  State of Man, Art Hound, Cohen Retreat, Savannah, Georgia

2012  Southern Discomfort: Art Inspired by Flannery O’Connor, 1704Lincoln, Savannah, Georgia

2011  Night, Kim Foster Gallery, New York, New York

2011  SCAD Scholarship Gala, Savannah, Georgia

2011  9 at 1704, 1704Lincoln, Savannah, Georgia

2011  Art Sounds, Indigo Sky Gallery, Savannah, Georgia

2010  SCAD Scholarship Gala, Savannah and Atlanta, Georgia

2010  Small Works-CFAC and Friends, Indigo Sky Gallery, Savannah, Georgia

2010  CAS Fine Art Fall Group Exhibition, Savannah, Georgia

2010  Ossabaw Foundation Art Auction, Ossabaw Island, Georgia

2010  Planet Home, Gutstein Gallery SCAD, Savannah, Georgia

2009  Gallery Wrap, Kim Foster Gallery, New York, New York

2009  The 24th Tallahassee International, FSU Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, Florida

2009  Smooth Finish, Pei Ling Chan Gallery, SCAD, Juror Melissa Messina, Savannah, Georgia

2008  Gallery Goulash, Kim Foster Gallery, New York, New York

Residencies/Fellowships

2019  Studios at MASS MoCA, Artist Residency, North Adams, Massachusetts 

2018  Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Presidential Scholarship, Summer Workshop, Snowmass Village, Colorado

2017  Jentel Foundation, Artist Residency, full award, Banner, Wyoming

2017  Studios at MASS MoCA, Artist Residency, Merit-based Artist grant, North Adams, Massachusetts 

2016  Vermont Studio Center, Artist Residency, Merit-based artist grant, Johnson, Vermont

2016  Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Presidential Scholarship, Summer Workshop, Snowmass Village, Colorado

2015  Vermont Studio Center, Artist Residency, Johnson, Vermont 

2010  Ossabaw Foundation Visiting Artist Program, Ossabaw Island, Georgia

2007  SCAD NYC Studio Workspace Residency, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts building, New York, New York

2005-08  Academic Fellowship, SCAD MFA Program, Savannah, Georgia

Other Related Professional Experience

2017  Guest Presenter, Jentel Presents, SAGE Community Arts Center, Sheridan, Wyoming

2014  Guest Juror, SCAD Undergraduate Drawing Exhibition, Alexander Hall Gallery, Savannah, Georgia 

2014  Guest Speaker: “Drawing the Endgame,”  SCAD-Alexander Hall Auditorium, Savannah, Georgia

2014  Mentor, SCAD Foundation Studies Department, Savannah, Georgia

2009-12  “Wilmington Plantation” on loan to Miller Union courtesy of Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

2006  SCAD Commission, Sixteen landscapes, Savannah, Georgia

2004  SCAD Commission, Forty paintings for G-8 Summit Press Center, Savannah International Trade & Convention Center, Sav, Georgia

Select Collections

Hotel Indigo

Memorial Health University

Savannah College of Art and Design

Paula Wallace, SCAD President and Founder

Select Bibliography

"10 Opening Exhibitions to Watch." - MutualArt. MutualArt Services, Inc., 19 Feb. 2014. Web. 23 Mar 2014. 

Abney, ODelle. "Kim Foster Gallery- Peter O’Kennedy, Blanche Nettles Powers, Jim Toia:Mushrooms, Moss,and a Movie" NYC Gallery Openings. You Tube, 21 Feb 2014.  Web. 23 March. 2014.

Abney, ODelle. "Kim Foster - Show of Gallery Artists." NYC Gallery Openings. You Tube, 11 July 2012. Web. 15 Nov. 2013.

Abney, ODelle. "Kim Foster Gallery - Paul Glabicki: Order; Blanche Nettles Powers: Tillandsia Usneoides." NYC Gallery Openings. You Tube, 17 Mar. 2012. Web. 15 Nov. 2013.

Devlin, Ryan, ed. "Where to Buy: Blanche Nettles Powers, A Select Exhibition in a Private Gallery." The Week Magazine 13 Apr. 2012:26. Print.

Kim Foster Gallery. Blanche Nettles Powers: Tillandsia UsneoidesArtforum.com/uploads/guide. Artforum, Mar. 2012. Web. 17 Nov. 2013.

McGrorty, Natalie. "Wanderings...Blanche Nettles Powers." The Gnat and the Fish. Google Blogger, 9Dec. 2011. Web. 15 Nov. 2013.

Education

MFA  Savannah College of Art and Design

MEd  Georgia Southern University

BFA  Savannah College of Art and Design, Cum Laude

 

Full CV available upon request