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Janice Hartwell

Published August 9, 2015

Janice HartwellProfessor Emerita
Department of Art



Janice Hartwell, Professor Emerita, taught printmaking, as well as, classes in most two-dimensional art media and women’s issues in art, at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida from 1969–2007. She received a BFA degree from Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Massachusetts, in 1967, majored in Painting and minored in Illustration. Her MFA degree was from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts in 1969, majoring in Printmaking with a minor in Sculpture.

During her teaching career, Professor Hartwell received two Individual Artist fellowships from the State of Florida, as well as, three COFRS faculty research grants. She also received two Teaching Incentive Awards in 1994 and 1997. She received three Full Sabbatacles from Florida State University for research projects in 1978, 1989 and 2000. Her work spans a wide variety of media from artist’s books to interactive art installations. The 8’x12’ acrylic painting, “Love of Conflict / The Economics Lesson,” is included in the book Painting as Language, by Jean Robertson and Craig Mc Daniel, Harcourt Brace Publishers, 2000.

Professor Hartwell was invited to participate in national and regional art conferences over many years including:

  • The Printed Word, panel presentation: Women Artists in the New Millennium: Taming Postmodernism and the Printed Word, College Art Association, Atlanta, Georgia, 2005.
  • Interactive Art, panel presentation: Women Artists as Interpreters of Socio-Political Issues of the Twenty-first Century, College Art Association, Seattle, Washington, 2004.
  • Gender Difference in Visualization: Collaborative Projects,  Re-Visioning the Process of Art Education for the Future Millennium, College Art Association, 1997 Annual Conference, New York City, 1997.
  • Gender Difference in Visualization, Panel at South Eastern College Art Association Meeting,Washington, D.C., 1995.
  • Collaborations Panel, (Collaborative Teaching and Projects), chairperson and presenter at Society of Photographic Educators, Southeast Region Conference, Morehead City, North Carolina, 1992.
  • Decisions and Gender Issues, A Balancing Act, Panel at Southeastern College Art  Association Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, 1990.

Professor Hartwell’s art works have been exhibited in most of the 50 United States and are included in many permanent collections including the following: the Berkeley Art Center Association, Berkeley, California, the Women’s Studio Workshop, Rosendale, New York, the Ganser Library Art Gallery, Millersville University, Millersville, Pennsylvania, the Chattahoochee Valley Art Museum, LaGrange, Georgia, the University of Mississippi Art Museum, Oxford Mississippi, the Amity Art Foundation, Print Museum, Woodbridge, Connecticut, the Florida International University Art Museum, Miami, Florida, the Art Museum of the College of the Sisikyous, Weed, California, the Montgomery Museum of Fine Art, Montgomery, Alabama, the Gallery of Contemporary Art, Southeastern Art Association, Winston-Salem, North Carolina and the Olivet College Art Museum, Olivet, Michigan


  • Massachusetts College of Art
  • University of Massachusetts

Research & Teaching Areas of Interests & Expertise

  • Printmaking
  • 2D
  • Women’s Issues in Art