EDUCATION

 

2004

Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Master of Fine Arts, specialization in Printmaking  

 

1999

University of North Texas, Denton, TX

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Printmaking, minor in Women's Studies

 

Additional Studies:

Penland School of Arts and Crafts, Penland, NC

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts Deer Isle, ME

Museum of Paper and Watermarks, Fabriano Italy

Additional Professional Studies: LEAP (Leaders Emerging through Ability and Potential), Center for Nonprofit Advancement, Washington DC

Practice/Practice AS220, Providence, RI


 

GRANTS, ARTIST RESIDENCIES, AND AWARDS

2019

Artists and Scholars Project Grant, Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, $3.8k

2018

Purchase Award, Montgomery County Contemporary Works on Paper Collection

Artist Residency, Robert Rauschenberg Residency, Captiva, FL 

2014

Individual Artist Award, Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, $3k

2013

Juror’s Award, Exhibition, Ink and Clay 39  

 

2012

Individual Artist Award, Maryland State Arts Council, $6k

 

2010

Semi-Finalist, Trawick Prize

 

2009

Studio Fellowship, Women’s Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY

2008

Artist Residency, Seacourt Print Workshop, Bangor, Northern Ireland

Creative Projects Grant-New Work, Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, $5k

2006

Artist Residency, California State University, Chico, CA

 

2004

Artist Residency, Columbia College Center for Book and Paper, Chicago, IL

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE &  TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

2006-present Artistic Director, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Hyattsville, MD

2019

Workshop Instructor, Sculptural Paper, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

2018

Juror, Torpedo Factory Artist Association, Alexandria, VA

Visiting Artist, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY 

Visiting Artist/Critic, MICA, Baltimore, MD

Adjunct Faculty, Installation Art, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Catonsville, MD 

2017

Workshop Instructor, Sculptural Papermaking, Women’s Studio Workshop

Portfolio Reviewer, MICA, Baltimore, MD

2016

Juror, Biennial Maryland Regional Juried Exhibition, University of Maryland,  College Park, MD

Juror, Printed Matter, Target Gallery, Alexandria, VA

2015

Juror, Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival, Reston, VA

Visiting Artist/Lecturer, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD

Visiting Lecturer, How to Apply for Artist Residencies, George Washington University/Corcoran College of Art + Design, Washington DC

2014

Lecturer, Art As Hypothesis Generator, Society for Human Ecology Conference, College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, ME

Juror, Regional Scholastic Art Competition, Fairfax, VA

Juror, It’s Small, Fredricksburg Center for the Creative Arts, Fredricksburg, VA

2013

Instructor, Papermaking and Book Arts, Seacourt Print Workshop, Bangor,

Northern Ireland

Co-Instructor, Encaustic on Handmade Paper, Women’s Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY

Juror, Large and Small Works Exhibition, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA

Visiting Lecturer, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore,MD

2012

Instructor, Multi-pass Monoprint techniques, P.R.I.N.T. Press, Denton, TX

Chair, Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair Committee, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Silver Spring, MD

2011

Curator, The Art of the Book, Goldman Gallery, Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington DC

Juror, Bethesda Row Arts Festival, Bethesda, MD

Reviewer, Graduate Student Portfolio Review, Corcoran College of Art + Design, Washington DC

Juror, Nest, Target Gallery at the Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA

Visiting Lecturer, American University, Washington DC

2010

Instructor, Paper to Print, Women’s Studio Workshop

Adjunct Faculty, Corcoran College of Art + Design, Washington DC.

Juror, Bethesda Row Arts Festival, Bethesda, MD

Juror, Annual Juried Artists' Exhibition, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA

Visiting Artist and Lecturer, Visual Arts Center of Richmond, Richmond, VA

2009

Juror, Women’s Caucus for the Arts Regional Juried Show, Washington DC

Visiting Artist and Lecturer, State University of New York at New Paltz

2008

Instructor, Workshop in Papermaking and Book Arts, Seacourt Print Workshop

Lecturer, Contemporary Printmaking and Hand Papermaking, Washington Conservation Guild

2007

Teaching Assistant, Sculptural Papermaking class, Penland School of Arts and Crafts, Penland, NC

Lecturer and Demonstrator, Fire Monoprints, Friends of Dard Hunter Conference, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Silver Spring, MD

2006

Adjunct Faculty, Drawing I-IV, Glendale Community College, Glendale, AZ

Studio Assistant, The Paper Studio, Tempe, AZ

Printmaking Assistant, Armstrong-Prior Fine Art Publishing, Phoenix, AZ

Artist in Residence, Specialization in printmaking, City of Tempe, Tempe, AZ

Lecturer, Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV

Lecturer, Gretchen Schermerhorn  Body Talk and the Global Thread, Arizona

State University School of Art, Tempe, AZ           

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS (*SOLO)

2019

The County Collects II, Betty Mae Kramer Gallery, Silver Spring, MD

Instructor Exhibition, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

Crossing Boundaries and Breaking Borders: DMV Printmaking, American University Museum at the
Katzen Arts Center, Washington DC

The Shape of Things to Come, Betty Mae Kramer Gallery, Silver Spring, MD

2018

10 x 10, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Hyattsville, MD 

Meet Your Neighbors, Portico Gallery, Brentwood, MD

Unconfined, H-Space, Washington DC

 

2017

Waterworks, Pump House Project, Takoma Park, MD

Ephemera, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA

Alchemical Vessels, Joan Hiksoaka Gallery, Washington DC

One Year Later, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Hyattsville, MD

 

2015

Inter-National, Seacourt Print Workshop, Bangor, Northern Ireland

 

2014

Seasonal Balance, The Gray Gallery, Winchester, VA

10 x 10, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Silver Spring, MD

Intersecting Methods, The Aesthetic Union, San Francisco, CA

First Impressions, Mesa Art Center, Mesa, AZ

What’s Up: Art and Technology, Strathmore Mansion, Bethesda, MD

 

2013

Ink and Clay 39, Kellog Gallery, Ponoma, CA

The Art of the Book, Ridderhof Martin Gallery, University of Mary Washington, Fredricksburg, VA

Let's Talk About Love Baby, Printed Matter Inc, New York, NY

 

2012

*New Work by Gretchen Schermerhorn, Quirk Gallery, Richmond, VA

Four Perspectives: Becoming MPA, Mclean Project for the Arts, McLean VA

Ceramic Sutra, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD

Fountainhead, The Gibson Company Lofts, Dallas, TX

 

2011

Wavelengths, Honfleur Gallery, Washington DC

Food/Hunger, June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Portland, ME

The Love Library Project, By Chido Johnson,  Exhibition in conjunction with Southern Graphics Council Conference, The Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO

D.C. Women Artists Now,  Linda K. Jordon Art Gallery, Gallaudet University, Washington DC

 

2010

Convergence, Hope.Gate.Way, Portland, ME

*Transmutations in Paper,  by Gretchen Schermerhorn, Women's Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY

*New Works by Gretchen Schermerhorn, McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA

 

2009

Dard Hunter 28th Annual Juried Exhibition, Oji Paper Museum, Tokyo, Japan

Meet Your Printmaker, Washington Printmakers Gallery, Washington DC

[Trans]Texture, Howard County Arts Center, Ellicott City, Maryland

*Genetic Drift, District of Columbia Art Center, Washington DC

 

2008

*Paper, Pattern, & Press, New Work by Gretchen Schermerhorn, Northern

Virginia Community College, Alexandria Campus, Alexandria, VA

Drawn to Washington: A Juried Exhibition of Mid-Atlantic Printmakers, Pyramid

Atlantic Art Center, Silver Spring, MD

Fanciful Cravings, Two person collaborative exhibition, Pyramid Atlantic Art

Center, Silver Spring, MD

Exchange, Belfast Print Workshop and Pyramid Atlantic Printmaking

Belfast Print Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland

 

2007

Friends of Dard Hunter 26th Annual Juried Exhibition, Adams Bank, Silver

Spring, MD

Of Paper, Montpelier Art Center, Laurel, MD

Six Man Show, Arlington, VA

 

2006         

*Vignettes, Eyelounge Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

Monoprint 2006, James Snidle Fine  Arts, Chico, CA

Glendale Community College Faculty Art Exhibition, First Studio, Phoenix, AZ

Eye Lounge Art Detour Group Exhibition, Eye Lounge Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

 

2004

Imprinted: Contemporary Printmaking, El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM

The Boston Printmakers North American Print Biennial, 808 Gallery at University, Boston, MA

*Plastic Chromosome, 515 Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

69th Annual Art Exhibition, Cooperstown Art Association, Cooperstown, NY

Transferred: The Contemporary Art of Printmaking, Mesa Art Center, Mesa, AZ

Ink Under Pressure-Printmaking 2004, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA

2nd Biennial Print Exhibition, Northern Arizona Art Museum, Flagstaff, AZ

*Construction Paper, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Harry Wood Gallery, Tempe, AZ

Paper and Metal, 515 Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

The Liberated Page, @ Central Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

 

 

COMMISSIONS/COLLECTIONS

Montgomery County Public Trust

Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD

Janet Turner Print Collection, California State University, Chico, CA

Collection of Kathy Caraccio, New York, NY

Tempe Historical Museum, Tempe, AZ

Amity Art Foundation

 

PUBLICATIONS

Moving Parts, Artist Book Collaboration between CityDance and Pyramid Atlantic. Edition of 50. 2009

Hand Papermaking Calligraphy Portfolio. Edition of 150 prints. 2007

Friends of Dard Hunter Exchange Portfolio. Edition of 200. 2007


 

PRESS

Mark Jenkins, “Ethereal Installations,” The Washington Post, July 17, 2011

The Studio visit, www.thestudiovisit.com/gretchen-shermerhorn/, December 3, 2010

Rachel Beckman, “The Lens Stares Back,” The Washington Post, July 3, 2008

Dan Zak, “You Can do it! Tips from 4 Artists,” The Washington Post, March 30, 2008

Holly Morris, “Making Paper : Pyramid Atlantic Art Center,” MyFox Washington DC, March 28, 2007

Megan Irwin, “Carve it Deep,” Phoenix New Times, July 15, 2006

©2018 by Gretchen Schermerhorn.