2013 International Biennial Darmstadt, Germany


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Art from Yellow Peril Gallery to
Chase Away Summer Blahs

by Bill Van Siclen
July 30, 2015

The Home Stretch, illus.
June 30, 2015
by Alexander Castro

"Leafing Out with Joan Backes"
Peabody Essex Museum
By Meg Winikates,
January 23, 2015

The Chronicle Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia) Secondary Title

Art inspired by home, natural life,
by Elissa Barnard, Illus.,p.13,
September 27, 2014

Fun Frieze Week Guide,
by Benjamin Sutton,

May 5, 2014

Perfect pairing,
by Keith Powers,
Coastin’ cover image and illus, pps. 8 and 9, March 20, 2014

review by Lori Zimmer,
March 6, 2014

New York 2014,
by Benjamin Sutton,
Friday, March 7, 2014

by Lisa E Harrison,
pp.38-45, numerous color illus., Nov/Dec 2013

SPOTLIGHT REVIEW - Joan Backes: Home
Newport Art Museum and Dedee Shattuck Gallery

by Stephen Vincent Kobasa,
p. 65, illus., July/August 2012

Backes Probes Concept of "Home,"
by Don Wilkinson, p.E2, July 22, 2012

Seeing Ourselves...
by Mary Louise Schumacher,
CUE, pp. E1 & 4, illus., May 1, 2011

Jensen Gallery's Illuminating...
by Peggy Sue Dunigan,
p. 25, illus., May 26, 2011

House of Sticks..,
by Jan Schiefenhovel,
p. 57, illus. August 21, 2010

Stilt House is Installed in Linnaeus Garden,
by Sebastian Johans, Kultur,
illus., May 13, 2009

Joan Backes,
by Constance Mallinson,
p.153, illus. March 2009

Joan Backes, Paper House,
by Alan Artner,
p16/sect.7, July 13, 2007

Celebrating Nature,
by Samila Suttisiltum,
Outlook p.8, illus., Dec. 20, 2007

Cataloguing the Forest,
by R. Sigurdsdottir,
p.19, illus, July 19, 2006