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Education

2004    MFA, Painting emphasis, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA  

2000    Post-Baccalaureate, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA          

1998    BFA, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

 

Solo Exhibitions

2016    Mirror Mirror..., McGlothlin Center for the Arts, Emory & Henry College, Emory, VA

            The Look and the Longing, Modern Arts Midtown, Omaha, NE

2015    Likeness, Clara M. Eagle Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, KY

2014    By Proxy, Baum Gallery, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR

            Second Skin, Angela Meleca Gallery, Columbus, OH

2012    Face to Face, Modern Arts Midtown, Omaha, NE 

2011     Betwixt and Between, Holy Family University Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

            Out of the Ash, Carbon14, Philadelphia, PA

2010    Theresa Pfarr, Grizzly Grizzly Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 

2008    Style of Consequence, F.U.E.L. Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 

2005    Theresa Pfarr, Ada Gallery, Richmond, VA

2006    Theresa Pfarr, Roswell Museum and Art Center, NM

2004    MediationsMFA Thesis Exhibition, Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA

2001    Innocence and Information, City Art Center, Cincinnati, OH

 

Group Exhibitions

2017  Current Art Fair, Ada Gallery, Richmond, VA

            Dusk, Ada Gallery, Richmond, VA 

2013    Annex Exhibit, Angela Meleca Gallery, Columbus, OH

           Jamie Burmeister and Company, Modern Arts Midtown, Omaha, NE 

           As She Sees It, Modern Arts Midtown, Omaha, NE 

2012    Faculty Exhibit, Marlin Gallery, Camden County College, Blackwood, NJ  

           I <3 Philly, 161 West, Philadelphia, PA  

2011    Annual Small Works Exhibition, Modern Arts Midwest, Lincoln, NE

           Human Form: An Enduring Inspiration, Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY

           People, Modern Arts Midwest, Lincoln, NE

2010    Red Dot, 8th Anniversary Celebration, Modern Arts Midwest, Lincoln, NE

2009    The Ripple Effect, The Northern Virginia Fine Art Association, Alexandria, VA

           Perspectives, Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Nebraska City, NE

           About Face, Modern Arts Midwest, Lincoln, NE

2008    Inception, SCA Contemporary Art, Albuquerque, NM

           Just Down the Road, Runnels Gallery, Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, NM

2007    Summer Exhibition, Modern Arts Midwest, Lincoln, NE

            Winter 2007, Mannequin Envy, poetry and visual art journal

2006    Salon Selectives, Ada Gallery, Richmond, VA     

           Double Chin, Stephan Stux Gallery, New York, NY

2003    Bodacious, Artspace Gallery, Richmond, VA

           4 Artists, 3 Generations: A Family Show, Pegasus Art Gallery, Corvallis, OR

           Toss Up, Orange Door Gallery, Richmond, VA

           To The Capital City, Ohio State University Art Gallery, Columbus, OH

2002    Squirrelly Girl Parade, Orange Door Gallery, Richmond, VA

           Squeeze, FAB Gallery, Richmond, VA

2001    Odyssey Between Place and Space, Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI

 

Grants & Residencies

2016    Sustainable Arts Foundation Finalist, San Francisco, CA

            New Jersey State Council Arts Grant, Trenton, NJ

2013    Pollock-Krasner GrantPollock-Krasner Foundation, New York, NY

2007    Jentel Artist Residency Program, Banner, WY

2006    Puffin Grant Recipient                                                                                              

            Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts Residency, Nebraska City, NE

2005    Roswell Artist-in-Residence Grant Program, Roswell, NM

2004    Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Fellowship, Amherst, VA

            Vermont Studio Center Residency, Johnson, VT

 

Lectures & Academic Presentations

2016    McGlothlin Center for the Arts, Emory & Henry College, Emory, VA

           Clara M. Eagle Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, KY

2014    Baum Gallery, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR 

2008    Roswell Museum and Art Center, 2nd Saturday Talk and Workshop, Roswell, NM

2006    Roswell Museum and Art Center, Artist-in-Residence Exhibition Lecture, Roswell, NM

 

Post-Secondary Teaching Experience

2017Adjunct Professor, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ

2016    Adunct Professor, Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah, NJ

2012    Adjunct Professor, Camden County Community College, Blackwood, NJ

2004    Adjunct Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

             

Bibliography

 

Elizabeth Trapp, "Distorted Paintings Make Point", The Columbus Dispatch, Columbus, OH, Oct. 5, 2014

 

Elizabeth Weinstein, "Theresa Pfarr deconstructs images of ideal femininity in “Second Skin” exhibition",

columbusalive.com, Columbus, OH, September 18, 2014


 

 

Sally Deskins,"Face to Face: Pfarr's Female Bold Portraits at MAM Can't Hide Their Fragility", The Reader,

Omaha, NE, Apr 8, 2012

 

Sally Deskins, "Les Femmes Folles", Apr 4, 2012 interview

 

Libby Rosof, "Theresa Pfarr's Troubled Fashionistas at Carbon14", the artblog, Aug 23, 2011

 

Tim Hughes, "The Art of Theresa Pfarr", the Young Artists Collective,  Aug 15, 2011

 

Kevin Krumnikl, "Ten Words and One Shot", Vol. 1, July 16, 2010

 

Roberta Fallon, "Eternity and Memorials in Chinatown Last Friday" the artblog, June 10, 2010,

 

Fred Gates, "Fine Art: The Work of Theresa Pfarr: I Got My Reasons Epidsode 62", Blog Talk

Radio, New York, NY, Thur Jan 22, 2009.  8pm EST.

 

Jason Stewart, "I'ts About the Wall: Artist of the Month Theresa Pfarr", Vision Magazine of the Roswell

Daily Record, Jan 29, 2009

 

Michael J. Krainak, "Objets d'Art", City Weekly of Omaha and Lincoln, Oct 11, 2006

 

Joyce Tucker, "Artist of the Month: Theresa Pfarr", Vision Magazine of the Roswell Daily Record, Aug 2006

 

Leigh Anne Couch, Roswell-Artist-in-Residence Exhibition Catalog Essay, July 2006