Joan Nyman holds degrees from Wellesley College and Columbia University and has studied
art at the DeCordova Museum School.
The Jewish Drawings by Joan Nyman have been exhibited in numerous galleries, museums, and public
and commercial venues. She has also brought her work to educational institutions to teach
She is the recipient of several grants, including one from the Massachusetts Cultural
Council. Articles about her work have appeared in numerous publications including the
Jewish Advocate, The Boston Globe, The Andovers-North of Boston Living, and JewishBoston.com.
Prior to her career as an artist, she headed her own business consulting and training company.
She has been on the Faculty of the DeCordova Museum School since 2005.
- The Center for the Arts, Natick, Ma. 2011
- DeCordova Museum Faculty Show 2010
- Daniels Gallery Boston, Ma.2009
- Hebrew Rehabilitation Center/ Harvard Health Care Facility
- "The Jewish World of Eastern Europe- Images From the Past"
- DeCordova Museum Faculty Show 2009
- Levy Gallery, Portsmouth, N.H. 2009
- DeCordova Museum Faculty Show 2008
- Currier Museum, Manchester, N.H. 2008 NHAA Show
- DeCordova Museum Faculty Show 2007
- Levy Gallery, Portsmouth, N.H. 2007 "Art as Social and Political Commentary"
- DeCordova Museum Faculty Show 2006
- Brush Gallery, Lowell, Ma. 2006
- Wellesley College, Wellesley, Ma. 2005
- Merrimack College, N.Andover, Ma. 2004 "Respecting Diversity" held in conjunction with
- Middlesex Community College and Northern Essex Community College
- Facing History and Ourselves, Brookline, Ma. 2003
- Memorial Hall Library, Andover, Ma. 2003 " Before The Holocaust-Faces of a Lost People"
- Fleet Bank, York, Maine 2002
- Ogunquit Art Festival, Ogunquit, Maine 2000
- Tri State Jewish Festival, Portsmouth, N.H. 1999
Grants for "Before The Holocaust-Faces of a Lost People" Exhibit Memorial Hall Library, Andover, Ma.
- Massachusetts Cultural Council
- The Enterprise Bank and Trust Co., Lowell, Ma.
- The Siegenthaler Fund
- The Andovers , North of Boston Living Magazine, Feature Article 2011 ( see " In The News ")
- JewishBoston.com 2011 Editors Pick---Arts and Culture, CJP website
- Andover Townsman Feature Article, Andover, Ma. 2011
- Boston Globe, Boston, Ma. 2009
- Jewish Advocate, Boston, Ma. 2009
- Andover Townsman, Andover, Ma. 2009
- Lawrence Eagle Tribune, Lawrence, Ma. 2009
- Brookline Tab, Brookline, Ma. 2009
- Lawrence Eagle Tribune Feature Article , Lawrence, Ma. 2004
- Combined Jewish Philanthropies, Jewish Federation 2009
- Artistic Medium, On-Line Magazine 2009
- Boston Globe News, Boston, Ma. 2003
- Lawrence Eagle Tribune Feature Article, Lawrence, Ma. 2003
- Andover Townsman Feature Article, Andover, Ma. 2003
- Lowell Sun, Lowell, Ma. 2003
- Metro West Daily News Feature Article, Suburban Boston, Ma. 2003