SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016   Horse Virtues, Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, Blue Mt. Lake, NY

                     Horse Virtues, and Coloring Books, Potsdam Town Hall, NY

           Horse Virtues, Pleiades Gallery, NYC, NY

2014   The Recycled. Art Walk, Courthouse Lobby, Canton, NY

2007   Paintings and Ceramics, ALCA, Blue Mt. Lake, NY

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016   NYS Juried Art Exhibit, Frederic Remington Art Museum, Ogdensburg, NY

2015   Eight Artists’ Invitational, Paul Smith’s College VIC, NY

           SLC Arts Council Member Show, SUNY’s Gibson Gallery, Potsdam NY

           Members’ Juried Art Exhibit, Frederic Remington Art Museum, Ogdensburg, NY

2014   Invitational Show, Pleiades Gallery, NYC, NY

           Abstract Invitational, St. Lawrence County Arts Council, Potsdam, NY

2013   New Works for a New Year, SLC Arts Council, Potsdam, NY

2008   Regional Art Show, Lake Placid Art Center, NY

2007   North Country Regional, SUNY Gallery, Potsdam, NY

           Art Show, Adirondack Artists Guild, Saranac Lake, NY

2006   Annual Art Show, Old Forge, NY, Third Prize

           Bachelor of Fine Art Show, SUNY Gibson Gallery, Potsdam, NY

2005   Regional Show, Lake Placid Art Center, NY, Silver Prize

 

 

SELECTED GRANTS – AWARDS – RESIDENCIES

2017   Artist-in-residency Award, Vermont Studio Center, VT

2016   NYFA’s Boot Camp for Artist, Roxbury, NY

           Coloring Book Project, Arts Council, Potsdam, NY

2013   Featured Artist: Arts Quarterly, Potsdam, NY

2007   Special Opportunity Stipend, NYS Foundation for the Arts, NY

2003   Special Opportunity Stipend, NYS Foundation for the Arts, NY

2000   Special Opportunity Stipend, NYS Foundation for the Arts, NY

 

 

SELECTED EMPLOYMENT

Irja Boden Studios, Sole Proprietor, 2016 – present

Visual Resource Curator, St. Lawrence University, 2008 – present, Canton, NY

SoHo Potters Inc., Co-founder, 1997, NYC, NY

 

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Fine Arts, painting, magna cum laude, 2006, SUNY Potsdam, NY

Bachelor of Arts, sociology, 1987, Lund University, Sweden

 

 

MEMBERSHIP

Pleiades Gallery, New York

Textile Study Group of New York, NY

St. Lawrence County Arts Council, Potsdam, NY