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Janice Mehlman




Prof. Janice Mehlman is a prominent New York Photographer. She has been exhibiting her photographs throughout the United States, Europe and South America since the early 1980's. Her work is featured in International Museum and Corporate Collections as well as in major books on The History of Photography.

Prof. Mehlman is a Full Professor of Art at the City University of New York, Kingsborough Community College. She is also the director of the Photography program within the Art Department. She received her M.F.A. from Brooklyn College, C.U.N.Y. in 1983.



Art 51 Photography 1

Art 52 Photography 2

Art 81 Independent Study


1983   M.F.A. Photography, Brooklyn College Graduate School, City University of New York

1981   Graduate Studies/Photography, C.W. Post College, Long Island University

1979   B.A. Art, Brooklyn College, City University of New York

College Teaching

Full Professor of Art and Head of the Photography Program

Kingsborough Community College, City University of New York

Selected Publications and/or Other Resources

Solo Exhibitions

2014   Beatriz Esguerra Art, Bogota, Colombia

2013   Galleria LaBottega, Marina di Pietrasanta, Italy

2010   Heidi Cho Gallery, New York, NY

2009   Aria Art Gallery, Firenze, Italy

2008   Museo Palazzo Mediceo, Seravezza, Italy

2003   Focus Gallery, London, England

2002   Rosenberg + Kaufman Fine Art, New York, NY

2002   Galleria La Subbia, Pietrasanta, Italy

2000   Louis Stern Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2000   Laumont Editions Gallery in collaboration with Rosenberg+Kaufman Fine Art, NYC

1998   C.S.Schulte Gallery, Millburn, NJ

1997   Chiostro Di S. Agostino, Museo Dei Bozzetti, Pietrasanta, Italy

1994   La Galleria Il Diaframma, Via Brera, Milano, Italy

1989   Forum Gallery, New York, NY

1986   Forum Gallery, New York, NY

1986   The Houghton House Gallery, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY

1985   Festival International de l'Image, Nancy, France

1984   Galerie Espace Canon, Paris, France

1982   Galerie Jean Claude David, Grenoble, France

Group Exhibitions

2013   Beatriz Esguerra Art, Bogota, Colombia

2012   Houston Fine Art Fair, Reliant Center, Houston, Texas

2012   Beatriz Esguerra Art, Bogota, Colombia

2012   Museo di S.Agostino, Pietrasanta, Italy

2006   The Brooklyn War Memorial Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2005   Rosenberg + Kaufman Fine Art, New York, NY

2005   Museo di S.Agostino, Pietrasanta, Italy

2004   Villa Cavanas, Capezzano Pianore, Pietrasanta, Italy

2003   Bobbie Greenfield Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2003   Ex Ospedale Lucchesi, Pietrasanta, Italy

2002   Focus Gallery, London, England

2002   Museo Palazzo Mediceo, Seravezza, Italy

2002   The International Museum of Women in Art, Scontrone, Italy

2002   Rosenberg + Kaufman Fine Art, New York, NY

2000   Rosenberg + Kaufman Fine Art, New York, NY

2000   Studio Aperto, Pietrasanta, Italy

1999   Rosenberg + Kaufman Fine Art, New York, NY

1998   Yellowstone Art Center, Billings, MT

1998   DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA

1998   McKee Gallery, New York, NY

1998   Elena Zang Gallery, Woodstock, NY

1998   C.S. Shulte Gallery, South Orange, NJ

1997   James A. Michener Museum of Art,  Doylestown, PA

1997   Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID

1997   The University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, WY

1996   Studio D'Arte La Subbia, Pietrasanta, Italy

1995   Franklin & Marshall College Art Gallery, Lancaster, PA

1995   Art Initiatives, New York, NY         

1995   Kingsborough Community College Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

1994   Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA

1994   Etruscan Museum, Cortona, Italy            

1994   Cavalier Galleries, Greenwich, CT

1993   Tribeca 148 Gallery, New York, NY

1993   Swanborough Gallery, Wellfleet, MA

1992   Musee Daphinois, Grenoble, France

1990   Center Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA

1990   Albright Knox Museum, Buffalo, NY

1989   Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York, NY

1989   The New Visions Gallery, Ithaca, NY

1988   Silvermine Guild Arts Center, Stamford, CT

1988   The Century Club, New York, NY

1987   Ledel Gallery, New York, NY

1987   The Weisner Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

1987   Museum of the Borough of Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

1986   Museo del Art Moderno, Buenos Aires, Argentina

1986   Certosa di Parma, Parma, Italy

1985   Proposition Architecture, New York, NY

1985   Fotoforum Gallery, New York, NY

1985   Interart de St. Amand Gallery, New York, NY

1985   Silver Image Gallery, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

1984   The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

1983   The Queens Museum, Flushing Meadows, NY

Books and Catalogues 

2013   Janice Mehlman, Transcending Illusion" Fogher, Valentina, Galerie La Bottega, Marina di Pietrasanta­

2012  DonnaScultura, 4 espressioni per 4 artiste - X edizione, Fogher, Valentina and Celli, Chiara,     Chiesa e Chiostro di Sant'Agostino, Comune di Pietrasanta, Edizioni ETS, Pisa

2009   Janice Mehlman, Aria Art Gallery Catalog, Firenze

2008   Janice Mehlman Phototgraphs, Carved in Light, Serafina, Antonella,Museo Palazzo Mediceo, Seravezza

2005   Donna Scultura, 4 espressioni per 4 artiste, Fogher, Valentina and Celli, Chiara, Chiesa di S.AgostinoComune di

 Pietrasanta, Edizioni Monte Altissimo, Pietrasanta

2004   Artisiti in Villa Cavanis, ASARTshow, Fogher, Valentina, Capezzano Pianore, p. 54

2002   Janice Mehlman Photographs, Light Waves, Rosenblum, Naomi, 

                         Rosenberg & Kaufman Fine Art, New York, Galleria La Subbia, Pietrasanta,

                         Focus Gallery, London

2002   Rose's Choice, Alviani, Lino, Museo  Internazionale Della Donna N'ell'Arte,

                         Scontrone, Abruzzo, pp.80-83

2002   ASART Catalogue 2002, una presenza nell'Arte,  Edizioni Monte Altissimo, p. 75

2000   Beautiful Things, Original Art From The Artists of Guild.Com, Guild Publishing, p.32

1999   Who's Who of American Women, 21st Edition, Marquis, New Providence, NJ

1997   Janice Mehlman Photographs, Cordoni, Giuseppe, Chiostro Di Sant'Agostino,

                         Museo Dei Bozzetti, Pietrasanta

1997   A World History of Photography, 3rd Edition, Rosenblum, Naomi, Abbeville Press,

                         New York, NY, pp.605 and 612

1994   A History of Women Photographers, Rosenblum, Naomi, Abbeville Press,

                          New York, NY, p. 245

1994   How to Look at Photographs, Finn, David, Harry N. Abrams, New York, NY, pp. 18-19

1994   Influenced by Architecture: Ten Artists, Fitchburg Art Museum, Melrod, George, Fitchburg, MA  (catalogue)

1994   La Grande Mela in Toscana, Mostra per L'UNICEF, Todisco, Alfredo,  

                         Comune de    Cortona, Etruscan Museum, Cortona (catalogue)

1990   Exits and Entrances:  Fifty Photographers, Metzger, Robert,  

                          Center Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, p. 44  (catalogue)

1988   The New York Art Review, Krantz, Les,  American References, pp. 882-883

Articles and Reviews

2014   WUM What's Up Miami, Brooklyn Based Photographer Janice Mehlman brings her unique

                         vision to Bogota, Colombia, An on-line journal for the arts,  September  2014

2013   OutLuk, Lucca, Transcending Illusion, le fotografie di Janice Mehlman, Sept/Oct 2013

2013   Full Magazine, Janice Mehlman Intervista esclusiva, 8 ottobre, 2013

2013   El Tiempo, Encuentros, Exposicion colectiva de fotografos internacionales

                         y  colombianos, 02, de Mayo, 2013

2011   Living Tuscany, Giunchi, Sara, Ron and Janice Mehlman in a Nutshell, Pushing

                         Art Forward, Itinerari d'autore, anno V-numero 37, ottobre 2011, pp.25-29

2011   Ginko Cultura e News, Ghini, Morgana, Mehlman, Ron and Janice,

                         Apparte L'Arte, No 4, 16 Luglio, 2011, p12

2008   RD'Arte, Corinto, Gian-Luigi, Janice Mehlman Carved in Light,

                         Lucca , revista trimestrale - gennaio, febbraio, marzo, pp.

2008   Il Tirreno, Rosi, Angela, Janice Mehlman, fra luci e ombre,

                         Viareggio, Sabato 2, Febbraio, p.X

2008   La Nazione, Battista, Rosella, La realta trasfigurata "Seravezza fotografia",

                         Viareggio, Domenica, 20 Gennaio, p.XIX

2005   The Wave, Hartenstein, Susan, From The Artists' Studio,

                         Queens, NY, November 25th, p.22

2003   Abstract Art On Line, Walentini, Joseph, Janice Mehlman- Sculptured Light,

                         Artist Profiles, February, pp.1-3

2002   Abstract Art On Line, Walentini, Joseph, Janice Mehlman at Rosenberg + Kaufman,

                         Gallery Views / Midtown, October 18th, pp.3-4

2002   La Nazione, Benvenuti, Michele, Apre Mostra che andra in Usa,

                         Pietrasanta, Arte, 20 Luglio, p.13

2002   Il Tirreno, Serafina, Antonella, A Pietrasanta un tris di mostre,

                         Versilia Cultura, 18 Luglio, p.27

2002   Arte, Qui Pietrasanta, Janice e Ron Mehlman, L'astrazione naturale arriva da New York, Arte e Mercato, Luglio p.150

2000   Abstract Art On Line, Walentini, Joseph, (Un) Resolved at Rosenberg + Kaufman Fine Art, 

                          Gallery Views / Downtown, January 15

1998   Philadelphia Inquirer, Sozanski, Edward, Tracing the Evolution of the Painted Photo,  Art Section, Sunday, December 14, 1997, p. F14

1998   Photodom Magazine, Kuo-Chang Chi, Janice Mehlman, Tapei, Taiwan, pp.36-40

1997   Il Tirreno, Rosi, Angela, Le statue e le fotografie di Ron e Janice Mehlman, 

                         La Mostra, Versilia, July 9, p.6

1996   The Dana Room Gallery 1995-1996 Year In Review, Anahi Vargas, "A Shared Perspective",     Franklin Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, p.3

1995   Sinopia, Rosi, Angela, Una Prospettiva Condivisa, Periodico Versiliese D'Arte E Cultura,    Lucca, December, P.8

1995   Il Tirreno, Rosi, Angela, "Storia" di Ron and Janice Mehlman, Da New York a Pietrasanta,   tra fotografia e scultura, Pietrasanta, September 6, p.20

1994   Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Magiera, Frank, Museum's Exhibits Span the Centuries,    Worcester, MA, Entertainment Section, October 28, p. C3

1994   The Boston Globe, Campbell, Robert  Artists Under the Influence in Fitchburg,

                         Boston, MA, October 25

1994   The Worcester Phoenix, Nigrosh, Leon,  Building Blocks: Architecture Meets Art at the   Fitchburg Art Museum, Worcester, MA, Art Section, September 30, p. 12

1987   The New York Times, Fraser, Gerald, Home Grown: Review of Weisner Gallery Exhibition, 

                         New York, NY, Going Out Guide, June 13, p. 11

1994   Lombardia Oggi, Guidobono, Raffaella, Storiche Indagini all Anfitrione Colombo,  Nonsolmostre, March 29

1993   The Cape Codder, Dumas, Carol K, Photography Walks Alone,

                         MA, Arts and Entertainment Section, August 17, p. 3

1989   Ithaca Journal, Clough, Wendy, Five Artists Form New York Connection,

                         Ithaca, NY.               

1989   The Ithaca Times, Ball, Margaret, The New YorkConnection, Ithaca, NY, April 6, p. 22       

1987   The Grapevine, Mogensen. Else, Stylistic Traditions, Ithaca, NY, April 20-26

            Syracuse New Times, Keene, Molly, New Visions Gallery Makes a New York Connection,    Syracuse, NY, April 26

1986   Claron Art Y Antiquedades, Makarius, Sameer, Fotoforum, USA, Musetra Norteamericana    En El Museo de Arte, Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 30, p.12

1985   Artspeak, Bolding, Edward, Nine Sets of Photographs, New York, NY,

                         Vol. VI, No. 12, March 1, p.5

            The Herald, Standish, Elizabeth, Photography Exhibition Opens At Houghton House,   Geneva, NY, October 30, p. 10

1984   France Photographie, A L'Espace Canon, Les Fenetres de Janice Yablon Mehlman,   Paris, France, June, p. 71

            Photo Argus, Fenetres de Janice Yablon Mehlman, April, p. 27

1982   Le Dauphine, Les Arts, Grenoble, France, June 7, p.7.

            Les Affiches de Grenoble, Deux Expositions a ne Manque sous Aucun Pretexte Chez Jean  Claude Davide, Grenoble, France, June 11, p. 32

1981   Contact Sheet, Architectural Photography Which Inspires the Intellect, 

                         A Minolta Publication, Issue 23, Fall/Winter, p6.

Media Events

1997   Tele Nuovi Orizzonti, Italian Television, channel 67, July 19, 8:00 P.M. and 10:00 P.M.    ( exhibition review and  interview )

1985   Italian National Radio, Il Paginone da New York, March 19, 4:00 PM

                          ( exhibition review and personal interview )      

Public and Corporate Collections

Bamberger Collection, Philadelphia, PA

Banca Di Credito Cooperativo della Versilia, Pietrasanta, Italy

Bibliotheque Nationale de Paris, Paris, France

Bloomingdale's Corporation, New York, NY

The Boston Company, Boston, MA

The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

The Center For Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY

Charter Financial Corporation, New York, NY

Chudnow Manufacturing Company, Oceanside, NY

Citibank, New York, NY

Coville Photographic Collection, Bloomfield, MI

I.B.M. Corporation, Westchester, NY

The International Museum of Women in Art, Scontrone, Abruzzo, Italy

Musee Nicephore Niepce, Chalon-sur-Saone, France

Museum of the Borough of Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

Pfeizer Corporation, New York, NY

Ralph Lauren, New York, NY

Robertet Flavors Inc., Piscataway, NJ

Rudin Management Corporation, New York, NY

Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY

Sun Chemical Corporation, Tenafly, NJ

Universita di Parma Centro Communicazione, Parma, Italy

Weston Hotel, Copley Place, Boston, MA

Wallace Foundation, Scottsdale, AZ

Awards Recognition, Distinctions and Grants

2009      PSC-CUNY Research Award, The City University of New York,

             “Spatial Poetry, Explorations with Light”

2007      Kingsborough Community College, Fellowship Leave Award

2007+2008    PSC-CUNY Research Award, The City University of New York,

                  “Carved in Light: Explorations in Photography”

2005+2006    PSC-CUNY Research Award, The City University of New York,

                   Sculptured Light: A Photographic Investigation

2005          Kingsborough Community College, Scholarly and Applied Research Award

                 Sculptured Light: A Photographic Investigation

2003+2004    PSC-CUNY Research Award, The City University of New York,

                   Luminescent Fields of Illusion: A Photographic Exploration

2001+2002    PSC-CUNY Research Award, The City University of New York,

                   Light Waves, A Photographic Exploration

2001             Kingsborough Community College, Scholarly and Applied Research Award

                   Rhythmic Modulations of Shadow and Light: A Photographic Investigation

1999+2000    PSC-CUNY Research Award, The City University of New York,

                    Architecture/Body, Photographic Modulations of Light

1996              PSC-CUNY Research Award, The City University of New York,

                     Ambiguous Space, Real Space, A Photographic Exploration

1991                William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Award, Nominated for Project:

                      Italian Light, Italian Architecture, A Time Exposure      

1988               Women's Research and Development Fund, The City University of New York

                      Creative Endeavors Grant

1983               The Silver Mountain Foundation, New York, NY, Curatorial Grant

                     Historical Photographic Exhibitions