Joan Huiner Ranzini

Born 1961 Syracuse, New York


1986 Master of Architectural History, University of Virginia
1983 Bachelor of Arts with High Honors, College of William and Mary (major in Fine Arts, with emphasis on architecture)
Additional art coursework at Beverley Street Studio School and Mary Baldwin College


2019 VCCA Virginia Center for the Creative Arts

Jurying and Curatorship

2018 Contemporary Women Artists of Virginia Shenandoah Valley Arts Center, Waynesboro, VA
2019 Academy of Fine Arts National Juried Art Exhibition Academy of Fine Arts, Lynchburg, VA

Upcoming Exhibits

2019 Discovery:Four Women’s Work Staunton Augusta Art Center Staunton, VA (four person show with Sally Bowring, Janly Jaggard and Sae A Lee)
2020 Solo Exhibit Academy of Fine Arts Lynchburg, VA
2020 Solo Exhibit Ox Eye Gallery Staunton, VA
2020 Solo Exhibit Miller Gallery, Bridgewater College, Bridgewater, VA
2023 TBD Solo Exhibit Hunt Gallery, Mary Baldwin University, Staunton, VA

Selected Solo and Small Group Exhibits

2017 McCoy and Ranzini: Concept and Materials Carnegie Hall Gallery, Lewisburg, WV (two person show with Sue McCoy)
2014 More or Less: A Report from the Studio Shenandoah Valley Art Center Invitational Gallery, Waynesboro, VA
2012 Families in Translation WMRA Public Radio, Harrisonburg, VA (two person show with Fran Fevrier)
2007 Two Perspectives Nelson Fine Arts Gallery, Lexington, VA (two person show with Christine Rooney)
2006 Joan Huiner Ranzini: Recent Work Lynchburg College Daura Gallery, Lynchburg, VA (invitational)
2004 Joan Huiner Ranzini: Working in Series Bridgewater College Miller Gallery, Bridgewater, VA
2003 Joan Huiner Ranzini: Drawings and Paintings Shenandoah Valley Arts Center, Waynesboro, VA
2003 Chairs On and Off the Wall Lynchburg Fine Arts Center, Lynchburg, VA
2002 Joan H. Ranzini: Interior Landscapes Beverley Street Studio School Gallery, Staunton, VA

Selected Juried Group Exhibits

2018 4th Annual National Juried Exhibition Oxford Arts Alliance Oxford, PA
2018 3rd Annual National Juried Exhibition Larkin Arts Harrisonburg, VA
2018 12 Cubed Exhibit Todd Art Gallery MTSU Department of Art and Design Murfreesboro, TN
2018 31st Annual Northern National Art Competition Nicolet College Rhinelander, WI
2018 April Showers Bring May Flowers Gallery Flux Ashland, VA
2018, 2017, 2010, 2008, 2007 Academy of Fine Arts National Juried Art Exhibition Lynchburg, VA
2018, 2017, 2012, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2005, 2004 VMRC Juried National Art Exhibition Harrisonburg, VA
2017 9th Annual National Juried Show Riverviews Art Space Lynchburg, VA
2014 Exquisite Corpse Nelson Fine Arts Gallery, Lexington, VA (invitational)
2011 Downsizing Nelson Fine Arts Gallery, Lexington, VA (invitational)
2009, 2008, 2007, 2005, 2004, 2003 Annual Juried Show Nelson Fine Arts Gallery, Lexington, VA
2007 Double Bubble Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, VA
2004 Past, Present and Future Lynchburg Academy of Fine Arts, Lynchburg, VA (invitational)
2002 Peninsula Fine Arts Center Biennial, “Expect the Unexpected: Contemporary Realism” Newport News, VA (juror Phillip Pearlstein)


Pastel Journal “Joan Ranzini: Working Inside the Box” pp 22-26 November/December 2003
Art Calendar October 2003
William and Mary Alumni Magazine Spring/Summer 2004
Portland Review Spring 2019 online edition

Selected Public Collections

Augusta Medical Center Permanent Collection and Medical Center Spa
Craddock-Terry Bluffwalk Center Hotel
Femme Care, Inc.
Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Design for a New Chapel
Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Sculptural Screen for the new columbarium
Lynchburg College Permanent Collection
Martha Jefferson Hospital Permanent Collection
Rockingham Memorial Hospital Permanent Collection
University of Virginia Health Systems Collection and UVA Heart Center