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EDUCATION

1993-1995 Stanford University, Stanford, CA M.F.A.

1985-1989 Temple University, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA. B.F.A.

1988 Skowhegan School of Art, Skowhegan, ME

TEACHING

1997-present Associate Professor (since 2004), Kent State University, OH

EXHIBITIONS

One Person Exhibitions

2016 Not a Moment Passes, Sculpture by Isabel Farnsworth, 2D work by Clare Murray Adams and John Adams, Beachwood Community Center Gallery, Cleveland, OH

2016 Palpable, Sensory, Tactile: Sculpture by Isabel Farnsworth and Shannon Hines, Main Hall Gallery, KSU Stark Campus, North Canton, OH

2014 Isabel Farnsworth + Hui-Chu Ying, Heights Arts, Cleveland, OH

2013 Contours, Dennis Gallery, Austin College, Sherman TX,

2004 Forms, Figures, Pedestals, and Bases, Gallery 138, Kent, OH

2001 Roundabout, Olin Art Gallery, Gambier, OH

2000 Bodies of Time, Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2000 Shifting Gears, Fireland Association for the Visual Arts (FAVA), Oberlin, OH

1999 I wish I Knew, The Sculpture Center, Cleveland, OH

1998 Objects and Instruments, Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1995 Parts to Wholes, Michel David Weill Gallery, Cité des Arts, Paris, France

1995 Sinking Machine, Site-Specific Sculpture, Terman Engineering Center, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2015 Go Figure, Riffe Gallery, Columbus, OH

2015 @Infinitum (Create+Lead+Learn), Kent State University Museum, Kent, OH

2014 Isabel Farnsworth + Hui-Chu Ying, Heights Arts, Cleveland, OH

2014 OH+5, Dairy Barn, Athen, OH

2014 Hephaestos Challenged, 7 women sculptors, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH

2011 Pleasures of Matter, Main Hall Gallery, Kent State University at Stark

2011 Fluid Forms & Fleshy Coats, Legation, a gallery, Cleveland, OH

2008 19, Asterisk Gallery, Cleveland

2007 Faculty Exhibition, Downtown Gallery, Kent State University, Kent

2006 Imprint: Art & Artists From a New Town, Greater Reston Arts Center, Reston, VA

2004 Faculty Exhibition, School of Art Gallery, Kent, OH

2003 Artists Choose Artists Here Here Gallery and Bonfoey Gallery, Cleveland, OH

2001 Artists-in-Residence Exhibition, Zygote Press, Cleveland, OH (2 person exhibition)

2001 Installations and Images, Brew House, Pittsburgh, PA (2 person exhibition)

2000 Trail of Narratives, Here Here Gallery, Cleveland, OH

1999 Artworks, Aquarena Center, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

1998 Material World, Spaces, Cleveland, OH

1998 The Art Exchange Show, The Alternative Alternative Art Fair , NY, NY

1997 Fahrenheit 451, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1996 Seep, Lawndale Art and Performance Center, Houston, TX

1996 Five Contemporary Sculptors

1996 Confronting Cancer through Art, Andrew Ross Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1996 Award Show, Kismet Gallery, San Jose, CA

1996 Fellowship Exhibition, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

1995 M.F.A. Exhibition, Stanford Art Gallery, Stanford University, CA

1995 Family Size, Katherine Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

COMISSIONS

2002 Sharpening Device: stones of knowledge, Berea Library, Berea OH

1999 Permanent Outdoor Sculpture, Aquarena Center, San Marcos, TX

1995 Sculpture, Outdoor Fountain Commission, private residence, Woodside, CA

GRANTS

2003, 2008, 2013

Summer Research and Creative Activity Appointment, Kent State University, Kent, OH

1999 Individual Artist's Grant, Ohio Arts Council, Columbus, OH

1998 Summer Research and Creative Activity Appointment, Kent State University, Kent, OH

1995 Paris Studio Stipend, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

RESIDENCIES

1996 Artist-in-Residence, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

1995 Artist-in-Residence, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France

1989-1991 Core Fellow, Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

1990 Artist-in-Residence, Rijksakademie Van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam

REVIEWS, CATALOGUES, REPRODUCTIONS

2001 Isabel Farnsworth: Roundabout: Sculptures and Prints, exhibition brochure with an essay by Dan Younger, Director of the Olin Art Gallery. Roundabout: Sculptures and Prints at the Olin Gallery at Kenyon College in Gambier OH, October 4 -- November 3rd 2001) Kenyon College

2001 Latest gallery show displays art in a "Roundabout" way, The Kenyon Collegian, Arts and Entertainment pg 11, Thursday, October 4th, 2001 (a review of Roundabout: Sculptures and Prints at the Olin Art Gallery at Kenyon College in Gambier OH, October 4 -- November 3rd 2001) reproduction of Hope Chest, sea of Fertility

2001 Olin displays works of artist Isabel Farnsworth, Kenyon Campus News, Fortnightly, September 24th 2001 (preview of Roundabout: Sculptures and Prints at the Olin Gallery at Kenyon College in Gambier OH, October 4 -- November 3rd 2001) reproduction of Ears and Gears

2001 Isabel Farnsworth at FAVA, review, Art-in-America, February 2001, photographic reproduction

2001 Absent Pleasures, Prints by Farnsworth and Davis are a mysterious song, review, The Cleveland Free Times, Vol. 9, issue 17, Jan 10, 2001

2001 Three Artists take the adventurous alternatives, Pittsburgh Gazette, review Wed, January 31, 2001 photographic reproduction

2001 Genius: imagine what could happen, citation, Dialogue, January/February 2001

1999 KSU exhibit shows wide range of faculty, review. The Akron Beacon Journal, Sunday, Nov. 28, 1999

1999 Eyes and Ears, review, The Free Times, Vol 7, Issue 35, May 19-25 1999 photographic reproduction

1998 Mixed media steals the show at KSU, review, The Akron Beacon Journal, Sunday October 25, 1998

1998 San Francisco: Isabel Farnsworth ..., review, Art Issues, September/October 1998, number 54, photographic reproduction

1998 Objects and Instruments, New Work by Isabel Farnsworth, review, Bay Guardian, July 15, 1998, photographic reproduction

1998 Material World review, New Art Examiner, June 1998

1998 Plants, Parties and Polyester review, The Cleveland Free Times, Vol. 6, Issue 26 March 18-24

1998 Spaces exhibition less than the sum of its parts, review of Material World, The Plain Dealer, April 1, 1998, photographic reproduction

1997 The Elements: Water, artist profile, Art Week, San Jose, CA, Volume 28, #4 Apr. photographic reproduction

1996 Seep, exhibition publication, Lawndale Center for Art and Performance, Houston, TX, photographic reproduction

1996 At Penn, artists come to grips with cancer, review of Confronting Cancer Through Art, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Sun., June 30, 1996

1995 Mostly, people have been smiling a lot, review, Stanford University Campus Report, vol. xxvii, no. 29, May 24, 1995, Stanford, CA, photographic reproduction

1995 It, Feature/News show interview, Mid-Peninsula Access Corp., Palo Alto, CA, audio/video reproduction

1995 Sinking Machine, radio feature, National Public Radio, KQED, audio reproduction

1995 Family Size, exhibition catalogue, Katherine Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

1995 Sinking Machine, newspaper review, Palo Alto Weekly, May 26 1995, Palo Alto, CA, photographic reproduction

1991 1991 Core Fellows Exhibition, catalogue, Glassell School of Art, Houston, TX, photographic reproduction

1990 1990 Core Fellows Exhibition, catalogue, Glassell School of Art, Houston, TX, photographic reproduction

 
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