180 Main Street
Andover, MA 01810
1986 M.F.A. University of Texas, Austin - Sculpture.
1982-1984 Attended University of Texas, San Antonio in Sculpture and Drawing, and
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis in Neon and Glass.
1981 B.F.A. University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana - Sculpture.
Grants and Awards
2007 Kenan Research Grant, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA.
2005 Kenan Research Grant, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA.
2003 Kenan Research Grant, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA.
1996 North Carolina Arts Council Artists Fellowship Award.
1995 Research Grant, University Research Council, Appalachian State University.
1993 Southern Arts Federation/National Endowment for the Arts Regional Artists Fellowship.
1992 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant.
2011 Upcoming exhibition at NKG Gallery, Boston, MA.
2005 Boundaries and Infinities, BF Annex, Boston, MA.
2003 Mute/Mutations: The Bed Project and Other Recent Work, I-Space, Chicago, IL.
2003 Therese Zemlin: Recent Works, American Museum of Papermaking, Atlanta, GA.
2003 The Bed Project and Other Related Work by Therese Zemlin, Ganser Art Gallery,
Millersville University, Millersville, PA.
2001 Unconditional Silence: Pattern and Membrane, Trustman Art Gallery, Simmons College, Boston MA.
2001 Visiting Faculty Exhibition, Jewett Art Center Gallery, Wellesely College, Wellesley MA.
1998 Birmingham-Southern College Kennedy Art Center Gallery, Birmingham AL.
1998 Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA.
1996 Vortex and Dialogue : New and Recent Work by Therese Zemlin, Handworkshop,
Virginia Center for the Craft Arts, Richmond VA.
1996 Vortex and Dialogue : New and Recent Work by Therese Zemlin, University of South
Carolina at Spartanburg Art Gallery, Spartanburg, SC.
1993 Art Currents 14: Therese Zemlin, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC.
2010 Exchange, Essex Art Center, Lawrence, MA., curated by Gayle Caruso and Cathy McLaurin.
2010 Paper!, Lost Coast Culture Machine, Fort Bragg, CA.
2009 High Fiber, Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ.
2009 Alphabet Project 3, Essex Art Center, Lawrence, MA., curated by Gayle Caruso and Cathy McLaurin.
2009 Community of Artists Juried Exhibition, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA.
Juried by museum staff.
2009 Massachusetts Artists 2009, Brush Art Gallery, Lowell, MA. Juried by Nick Capasso,
Curator DeCordova Museum in Lincoln, MA.
2009 Edge; Artspace Gallery, ArtSpace-Maynard Art Center, Maynard, MA. Juried by
Dawn Southworth and Dana Salvo, owners of Clark Gallery in Lincoln, MA.
2008 Endoskeletal/Exoskeletal: Sculpture with Armature, Tower Fine Arts Gallery, SUNY, Brockport.
Curated by Jennifer Hecker, sculpture faculty.
2006 Material Difference: Soft Sculpture and Wall Works, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL.
curated by Polly Ullrich.
2005 Summer Group Show, BF Annex, Boston, MA.
2004 Collected Evidence: Regeneration and Containment: Therese Zemlin, Phyllis McGibbon, and
Tanja Softic¢Â. New Art Center, Newtonville, MA.
2004 Altered States: Printmaking After Modern Technology, Mary K. O'Shaughnessy curator.
Suburuban Fine Arts Center, Highland park, IL.
2003 Fold Here. 3-d paper. Deborah McLeod, curator. Ellipse Art Center, Arlington, VA.
2002 Paper Remix. Edwin T. Ramoran, curator. Dieu Donne Papermill, NYC.
1999 Abstract Craft/The Non-Objective Object. Paula Owen, curator. Southwest School of Ar
and Craft, Russell Hill Rogers Gallery, Navarro Campus, San Antonio, TX.
1997 North Carolina Arts Council Film/Video and Visual Artist Fellowships 1996-97, traveling
exhibition, organized by the Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC.
1996 Pulp Fusion, Recent Art from the Dieu Donne Papermill. Curated by Mina Takahashi.
Columbia Art Center, Dallas, TX.
1996 Work by artists in the Visiting Artist Program, The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA.
2002 - Present Phillips Academy, Andover MA, Sculpture and Visual Studies.
2000-2002 Tufts University, Medford MA, Instructor for Foundation Drawing.
2000-2001 School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Visiting Faculty, Drawing and Mixed-Media.
2001-2002 Wellesley College, Wellesley MA, Visiting Faculty, 3-D Design.
1994-2000 Appalachian State University, Boone NC, Assistant Professor, Fibers.
1991-1994 University of South Carolina, Columbia, Assistant Professor, head of Fiber Arts.
Lectures, Gallery Talks, and Workshops
2004 Georgia State University, Slide lecture and critiques with graduate students.
2004 Mid-America Print Council, Presentation on digital design and output of 3-d forms.
2001 Paper and Book Intensive, Tooele UT. Sculptural paper and light workshop.
2001 Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME. Sculptural paper workshop.
2000 & 2003 Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC. Two week workshop, intro. to papermaking.
1999 & 2001 Pyramid Atlantic, A Center for Printmaking, Hand Papermaking and the Art of the Book,
Riverdale, MA. Sculptural paper workshop.
1999 Friends of the Dard Hunter Paper Museum National Conference, Chicago. Presentation on digital
design and output of 3-d forms.
1999 The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA. Lectures.
1995 The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Ox-Bow summer school.
Camper, Fred. CriticÕs Choice: Therese Zemlin, Chicago Reader, September 26, 2003. Section two, p. 27.
Durgin, Michael. "An Interview with Therese Zemlin," Hand Papermaking, Vol.12, No. 1, Summer 1997, pp. 9-16.
Durgin, Michael. "Paper in Chicago," Hand Papermaking, Vol.9, No. 2, Winter 1994, p. 16.
Fox, Catherine. With Paper, Shedding Light, Capturing Worlds, The Atlanta Journal Constitution, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2003.
Hagan, Debbie. Review: Collected Evidence: Regeneration and Containment, Art New England, August/September 2004, p. 26.
Harris, Patricia, and David Lyons. Unconditional Silence: Recent Sculpture by Therese Zemlin, Surface Design Journal, Vol. 26, No.2, Winter 2002, pp. 50-51.
Kessler, Jane. "American Craft in South Carolina," Fiberarts, Vol. 20, No. 3, Nov/Dec 1993, p.64.
Leach, Mark. "Therese Zemlin," catalogue for a solo exhibition, 'Art currents 14,' Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC, Nov. 27-Feb. 6, 1994.
Orgill, Roxane. "Sculptural Paper." Hand Papermaking, Vol. 6, No. 1, Summer 1991, pp. 2-6.
Patterson, Tom, "Zemlin's mastery of fiber art: Boring basket-weaving it's not," The Charlotte Observer, Charlotte, NC, Sunday, Jan. 16, 1994.
Ryan, Dinah. "Therese Zemlin Explores Form," Fiberarts, Vol. 25, No. 4, Jan/Feb 1999, p. 55.
Selected Paper Artists 2004,Ã“ CD-Rom, slides, and booklet, published by Hand Papermaking.
Schuweiler-Daab, Zan. "Therese Zemlin: Microcosm and Metaphor," Fiberarts, Vol. 23, No. 4, Jan/Feb 1997, p.15.
Schuweiler-Daab, Zan. "Therese Zemlin," essay for a Southern Arts Federation Supplement to American Craft Magazine, Vol 54, No. 1, Feb./Mar. 1994.
Taylor, Denise. Happenings in the Not-So-Still-of the Night. The Boston Globe West, April 8, 2004.
Ullrich, Polly. Material Difference: Soft Sculpture and Wall Works, (Friends of Fiber Art International, 2006), pp. 10 & 86.