Education

2004   

MFA Painting, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA  

2000   

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

1998   

BFA, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

 

Awards & Residencies

2016    

New Jersey State Council Arts Grant, Trenton, NJ

2013   

Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, New York, NY

2007    

Jentel Foundation Artist-in-Residence Grant, Banner, WY

2006    

Puffin Individual Artist Grant, The Puffin Foundation Ltd., Teaneck, NJ

Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts Artist-In-Residence Grant, Nebraska City, NE

2005    

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

2004    

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Fellowship, Amherst, VA

2000

Vermont Studio Center Residency, Johnson, VT

 

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, 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, R-A-I-R exhibition, 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

2018

NJ State Council on the Arts Fellowship Exhibit, Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center, Millville, NJ 

Everybody in the Pool, Ada Gallery, Richmond, VA 

2017  

Current Art Fair, Ada Gallery, Richmond, VA

Dusk, Ada Gallery, Richmond, VA 

2013    

Annex Group 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, 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

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    

Squeeze, FAB Gallery, Richmond, VA

2001    

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

 

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

2015 - present

Adjunct Professor - Drawing I, II and Painting II

The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ

2016    

Adjunct 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. 

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 A-I-R Exhibition Catalog Essay, July 2006