DUANE PALUSKA

EDUCATION

1970 Ph.D. English and American Literature, Brandeis University
1964 M.A. English and American Literature, Middlebury College (Breadloaf School of English Class Marshall)
1958-59 Graduate Study, Yale University, Woodrow Wilson Fellow
1958 A.B. cum laude, Knox College, Major: English, Minors: Art, History, Philosophy, Phi Beta Kappa, Blonder Art Prize, Merritt Moore Philosophy Prize

SELECTED RECENT EXHIBITIONS

2009 Planes of Abstraction, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, Me.
2009 Sculpture, Trifles Gallery, Wiscasset, Me. (solo show)
2007 Sculpture and Paintings, June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Portland, (solo show)
2005 Sculpture, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, Ma. (solo show)
2005 Sculpture and Paintings, June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Portland, (solo show)
2004 Sculpture and Paintings, McCoy Gallery, Merrimack College
2004 Sublime Geometry, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, Maine
2004 Out of the Woods, Cooley Gallery, Old Lyme, Ct.
2004 Home, Payson Gallery, University of New England, Portland, Me.
2004 20/20 EnVision, Colby College Museum of Art and the Payson Gallery, University of New England
2003 Maine Biennial, Portland Museum of Art
2003 Recent Paintings, June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Congress St., Portland, Me. (solo show)
2003 New Sculpture, June Fitzpatrick Gallery, High St., Portland Me. (solo show)
2002 Maine Contemporary Furniture, Colby College Museum of Art
1999 Artist's Boxes, Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, Ct.
1998 Maine Grid, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, Me.
1997 Chairs, Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, Ct.
1997 Textural Abstraction, Bachelier-Cardonsky Gallery, Kent, Ct.
1997 New Paintings, ICON Contemporary Art, Brunswick, Me. (solo show)
1996 Hands to Metal, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset, Me.
1995 Self-Imaginings, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, Me.
1995 Function to Form, University of Southern Maine. (two-person show)
1994 New Work, ICON Contemporary Art, Brunswick, Me. (solo show)
1993 Mainescapes, Ogunquit Museum of American Art.
1993 Inaugural Exhibition, Gleason Fine Art, Portland, Me.
1991 Paintings and Sculpture, Dean Velentgas Gallery, Portland Me. (solo)
1990 Between Dimensions, Dean Velentgas Gallery, Portland, Me.

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Portland Museum of Art
DeCordova Museum
Walker Art Museum, Bowdoin College
Merrimack College

EMPLOYMENT

1989-present ICON Contemporary Art, Founder and Director.
1973-present Self-employed artist, furniture designer and builder, home designer and builder.
1967-73 Assistant Professor of English, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Me.
1963-66 Instructor of English, Wheelock College, Boston, Ma.
1959-62 English Teacher, Governor Dummer Academy, S. Byfield, Ma.

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