MFA, Painting    Columbia University, New York, NY    
BFA, Painting     Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY   



2023 Atelier 8317, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, FR

2022 3S Artspace, Portsmouth, NH

2022 Cecelia Coker Bell Gallery, Coker University, Hartsville, SC

2021 Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA 

2020-21 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Fellowship ExhibitionRichmond, VA 

2020        VisArts, Gibbs Street Gallery, Rockville, MD 

2018        University of Mary Washington, Ridderhof-Martin Galleries, Fredericksburg, VA

2016        The University of Memphis, Martha & Robert Fogelman Galleries of Contemporary Art, Memphis, TN

2016        Stevenson University, Stevenson, MD
2015        Walton Arts Center, Fayetteville, AR
2014        Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum, Salisbury, England
2013        Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA
2012        Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford, Oxford, England (The Nature of Curious Objects)
2011        Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford, Oxford, England (The Curious Nature of Objects)
2009        Rosenbach Museum and Library, Philadelphia, PA
2009        Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA
2008        Schroeder Romero/Winkleman Project Space, NY, NY
2008        University of Richmond Museums, Richmond, VA 
2007        Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn, NY 
2007        Swarthmore College, List Art Gallery, Swarthmore, PA 
2006        John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI 
2005        Carleton College, Northfield, MN 
2005        Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, VA 
2005        American Philosophical Society Museum, Philadelphia, PA (artist intervention project)
2004        Tweed Museum of Art, Univ of Minnesota, Duluth, MN
2003        Emory University, Atlanta, GA
2002        Midwest Museum of American Art, Elkhart, IN
2001        McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA 
2000        Hollins University, Roanoke, VA
2000        Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, IL 
2000        Munson Williams Proctor Institute, Utica, NY 
1999        Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA  
1998        Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD
1998        The Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, DE 
1997        School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, MD
1997        St. Mary's College of MD, St. Mary's City, MD
1996        Anderson Gallery, VCU, Richmond, VA
1995        The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, VA 
1995        Artists Space/Dance Theater Workshop, New York, NY
1994        Nancy Drysdale Gallery, Washington, D.C. 
1993        RCCA: The Art Center, Troy, NY
1985        Patrick King Contemporary Art, Indianapolis, IN
1985        Alverno College, Milwaukee, WI
1985        431 Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
1984        Columbus Cultural Art Center, Columbus, OH
1984        Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago, IL
1984        Artlink Contemporary Artspace, Fort Wayne, IN
1983        The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
1982        Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY



COLLECTive Concerns, Piedmont Museum of Art, Martinsville, VA


COLLECTive Concerns, Phillips Museum of Art, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA


Mesh, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Hyattsville, MD

COLLECTive Concerns, Museum of Arts and Sciences, Macon, GA

POP! Art with Mass Appeal, Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Art Center, Solomons, MD


External Reflections | Internal Identities, The Delaware Contemporary Museum, Wilmington, DE  [curated by Erica Loustau and Sara Ganter]

Holiday, LABspace, Hillsdale, NY

EAT ME!, Collar Works, Troy, NY  


Benefit Exhibition and Auction, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE

Holiday, LABspace, Hillsdale, NY


Made in Paint, Sam and Adele Golden Gallery, New Berlin, NY [curated by James Walsh] 

Creative Research: Sue Johnson, Ebony Kenney and Johan Lowie, Stevenson University, Stevenson, MD [curated by Lori Rubeling] 

Amplify, Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, VA [curated by Alison Byrne and Heather Hakimzadeh]

New American Paintings, #148, exhibition-in-print

Benefit Exhibition and Auction, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE

Holiday, LABspace, Hillsdale, NY


SHIFT, McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA [juried by Sarah Tanguy]

Special Delivery, Ruby Projects, Fairfax, VA

Benefit Exhibition and Auction, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE


Contested Spaces: Harnett Biennial of American Prints, Harnett Museum of Art, University of Richmond Museums, Richmond, VA  [curated by Carmen Hermo] 

10th Annual Drawing Discourse, UNC Asheville Gallery @ Holden Gallery/Warren Wilson College [juried by Claire Gilman]

Misprints, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Hyattsville, MD [juried by Gretchen Schermerhorn]

Modern and Contemporary Selections from The Collection, Maier Museum of Art, Randolph College, Lynchburg, VA [curated by Martha Kjeseth Johnson, Director]



Women with Vision: Masterworks from the Permanent Collection, Muscarelle Museum of Art, The College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA

Finding Elsewhere: Art Faculty Exhibition, curated by Kate Pollasch, Boyden Gallery, St. Mary's College of Maryland, St. Mary's City, MD

New Editions, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN



Chasing Bugs: Insects as Subject and Metaphor, Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art, University of Richmond Museums, Richmond, VA


Art in Embassies Exhibition, United States Embassy Tbilisi, curated by Claire D'Alba, Tbilisi, Georgia (2014-16)

Consumption: Food as Paradox, Galerie Myrtis, Baltimore, MD

(Not So) Still Life, curated by Jennifer McGregor, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY

At Your Service, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX


At Your Service, Bellevue Art Museum, Seattle, WA

Product Lines 2: Prototypes, Case[werks] Gallery, Baltimore, MD

Armchair Archaeology (project space), Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum, Salisbury, UK

At and After the Factory, Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI

Life is Flux: Visualizing Change in Art and Biology, Boyden Gallery, co-curated by Cristin Cash, Liz Leininger, Rebecca Archer and Ana Paucarmayta, St. Mary's College of Maryland, St. Mary's City, MD


CURIO, Heiner Contemporary, Washington, DC

Blood Memoirs: Exploring Individuality, Memory and Culture through Portraiture, Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota Duluth, MN

10th Annual Transformer Auction Exhibition, Corcoran Gallery of Art, WDC
Concrete Abstract, Heiner Contemporary, Washington, DC
Imago Mundi, The Luciano Benetton Foundation, Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venice, Italy 


Art on Paper Biennial, Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC

At Your Service, Overture Center for the Arts, Madison, WI

Millpond/Nous Vous Curated Cabinet, Saltaire Arts Trail, West Bradford, Yorkshire, England

Words/Text, AG Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Buds, Blooms and Berries: Plants in Science, Culture and Art, Everhart Museum, Scranton, PA
Printed, Painted, Pressed, C2 Fine Art, St. Petersburg, FL

Utopias, Cade Center for the Fine Arts, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD
Book as Document, University of West England, Bristol, England
Monumental Ideas in Miniature Book II, University of Akron, OH (traveling internationally)


Novel Abstractions, Reyes + Davis Independent Projects, WDC

Historical Prints: Fact and Fiction, Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester, MA

Earth, University of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD

WPA Auction Exhibition, Katzen Art Center, American University, WDC

OPTIONS (WPA) curated by Anne C. Goodyear, Conner Contemporary Art, WDC 
Alonzo Davis Fellowship Exhibition, Sande Webster Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
WPA Auction Exhibition, Katzen Arts Center, American University Museum, WDC
Evolutionary Drift: Works by Sue Johnson and Pam Longobardi, Maier Museum of Art, Randolph College, Lynchburg, VA

Quart Bag, Civilian Art Projects, Washington, DC
Kunst und Gewerbeverein Gallery, Regensberg, Germany
3D Multiples: The Object of Production, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA
Mid Atlantic New Painting, Ridderhof Martin Gallery, Univ. of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA
Personal Vocabulary, James Backas Gallery, Baltimore, MD

Bits and Pieces: The Collage Impulse, Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, NY
Landscape and Nature: A View from Maryland, traveling to James Backas Gallery, Baltimore, MD; Thomas Hunter Lowe House of Delegates Building, Annapolis, MD; and University of Maryland University College, Adelphi, MD 

Artists and Specimens, Hoffman Gallery, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR  

Bug-eyed: Art, Culture and Insects, curated by Patricia Watts, Turtle Bay Exploration Park, Redding, CA
Art for the Birds: Selections from the Collection, Tweed Museum of Art, Univ. of Minnesota Duluth, MN

Insecta Magnifica curated by Jennifer McGregor, Glyndor Gallery, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY  
Neo-naturalism, Orange Art Center, Orange, VA
The Nature of Nature curated by Jeffrey Carr, St. Mary's College of MD, St. Mary's City, MD

Invitational, The Painting Center, New York, NY
Arts in Embassies Exhibition, curated by Sarah Tanguy, U.S. Embassy, Papua New Guinea (2001-03)

ArtScape, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD 
Meat Products, Trans Hudson Gallery, New York, NY 


Fellows Open Studio Exhibition, Oberpfälzer Künstlerhaus, Schwandorf, Germany
Botanica: Contemporary Art and the World of Plants curated by Peter Spooner, Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota Duluth, MN. Traveling throughout 1999-2001:
Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL; Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI; Tarble Arts Center, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND; Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA; Carleton College, Northfield, MN; University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL; Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA; University of Delaware, Newark, DE

Prime Focus curated by Greg Bowen, University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL 
Curio Cabinet of Hybrid Possibilities, curated by Andrea Pollan, Rockville Arts Place, Rockville, MD  
Food Matters curated by Saul Ostrow and Stuart Horodner, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
Food Matters, ES Vandam, New York, NY

Frankensteinian curated by Stuart Horodner, Caren Golden Gallery New York, NY  

Inner Landscapes, curated by Karen Wilkin, Gallery One, Toronto, Canada 
Frankenstein (in Normal), curated by Stuart Horodner
University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

Environs curated by Sarah Tanguy, St. Mary's College of MD, St. Mary's City, MD 

Gallery Group Show, Nancy Drysdale Gallery, WDC 
The Press: A Print Workshop, Horodner-Romley Gallery, New York, NY 

Charcoal Drawings: Cotton, Johnson and Sheehan, Jill Newhouse Gallery, New York, NY  
The Return of the Cadavre Exquis, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
Songs of Retribution curated by Nancy Spero, Richard Anderson Gallery, New York, NY  
Recent Paintings (two-person show), St. Mary's College of MD, St. Mary's City, MD  
A Moment Becomes Eternity: Flowers as Image, curated by Michael Walls, Bergen Museum of Art and Science, Paramus, NJ

Nature Fabrilis curated by Deven Golden, Steibel Modern, New York, NY 
Mssr. B's Curio Shop curated by Saul Ostrow, Thread Waxing Space, New York, NY  
Morphologic curated by Holly Block, Art in General, New York, NY 
Beyond Nature, Marymount Manhattan College, New York, NY
Pain-ting curated by Steven Salzman, Proctor Art Center, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 

Entr'acte, Michael Walls Gallery, New York, NY 
Triangle Artists' Workshop 1991 Exhibition, Bennington College, Bennington, VT 
Still-Alive: Contemporary Still-life Painting, curated by Barbara Morris, Rockford College, Rockford, IL 

Vital Signs: Artists Respond to the Environment, curated by April Vollmer, Henry Street Settlement, NY, NY  
The Environment Show, curated by April Vollmer, Krasdale Art Gallery, Bronx, NY  

Works on Paper curated by Charlotta Kotik, Salena Gallery, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY 
Small Scale, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY 
Boundaries: A Tradition of Drawing at Herron School of Art Herron School of Art, Indianapolis, IN  

Nu-Nature Again curated by Bill Arning, White Columns, New York, NY
SoHo Center for Visual Artists, New York, NY (four-person)

24 x 24, Ruth Siegel Gallery, New York, NY 
Painted Surfaces curated by Thomas Lollar, Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, NY
Materials as Media curated by Virginia Roeder and Barbara Blades, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL

Plagens, Fendrick, Johnson and Burton, Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, IL  
70th Annual Indiana Artists Exhibition, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN  

Illinois Artists' Show, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL
Invitational, Patrick King Contemporary Art, Indianapolis, IN

Invitational, Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago, IL
Faculty Exhibition, Herron School of Art, Herron Gallery, Indianapolis, IN 


22 Wooster Gallery, New York, NY



2023     Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France

2023     Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA 

2022     Catwalk Institute, Catskill, NY

2021     Millay Arts, Austerlitz, NY

2019     The Studios @MASS MoCA Residency, North Adams, MA

2019     I-Park Foundation Residency, East Haddam, CT

2019     Sam and Adele Golden Foundation Residency Fellowship, New Berlin, NY 

2019     Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA 

2015     American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy, Visiting Artist and Scholars Program

2014     Frans Masereel Centrum, Kasterlee, Belgium

2014     Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Annaghmakerrig, Ireland

2012     Scuola Internazionale di Grafica Venezia, Venice, Italy

2011     American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy, Visiting Artist and Scholars Program

2011     CAMAC/Centre D’Art Marnay Art Centre, Marnay-sur-Seine, France

2009     Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA

2007     Arts/Industry, John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI

2006     Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, Austria

2006     Jentel Artist Residency Program, Banner, WY

2005     Virginia Center for the Creative Arts/Sweet Briar College, Teaching FellowshipAmherst, VA 

2003     Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA

2001     Art Omi, Omi, NY

1999     MacDowell, Ray Gottlieb FellowPeterborough, NH

1999     Oberpfälzer Künstlerhaus, Schwandorf, Germany

1999     Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, IL

1999     Vermont Studio Center, Full Fellowship, Johnson, VT

1998     Ox-Bow Residency, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

1997     Women’s Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY

1995     Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Sweet Briar, VA

1991     MacDowell, Sally and Milton Avery FellowPeterborough, NH

1990     Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Sweet Briar, VA

1989     MacDowell, Peterborough, NH  

1988     Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY

1987     Hambidge Center for the Arts and Sciences, Rabun Gap, GA





2021 Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library, Maker-Creator FellowshipWinterthur, DE

2016                Stevenson University, Artist-In-Residence, Visual Communication Design, Stevenson, MD

2010-11           Centre for Medieval & Renaissance Studies/Oxford, Scholar-in-Residence, Oxford, UK (year)

2010-13           Pitt-Rivers Museum, University of Oxford, Associate Researcher, Oxford, UK

2006-09           Rosenbach Museum and Library, Artist-in-Residence, Philadelphia, PA

2004                American Philosophical Society, Francois André Michaux Research Fellow, Philadelphia, PA

2000                American Antiquarian Society, Sigety Family Fellow, Worcester, MA


2023 Virginia Commission for the Arts, Individual Artist Fellowship (Works on Paper)

2021 Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library, Maker-Creator Fellowship

2020-21   Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, Creative Fellow (Millay Arts)

2020-21  Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Visual Arts Professional Fellowship

2011        Ténot Fondation Fellowship (CAMAC Centre d'Art/Marnay Art Centre, France)
2009        Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award (Crafts)

2008        Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award (Works on Paper)

2005        Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award (Sculpture/Installation)

        Pollock Krasner Foundation Fellowship
1995        Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award (Painting)
1994        National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Painting / Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
1984        New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship

1979 Augusta G. Hazard and Hiram Gee Fellowships in Painting


Muscarelle Museum of Art

Arts of the Book Collection, Yale University 

The Menil Collection
U.S. Embassy in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
MOMA/Franklin Furnace Archive
Smithsonian American Art Museum/Smithsonian Institution Libraries
The Prudential Life Insurance Company
Francis J. Greenburger Foundation
Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford
Chelsea College of Art & Design/London, Special Collections
Joan Flasch Artists' Books Collection, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota Duluth
University of California-Irvine, Special Collections
Rutgers University Libraries
Fleet Library, Rhode Island School of Design
Maier Museum of Art
Hunt Library, Carnegie Mellon University
Smith College Library, Rare Book Collection
F.W. Olin Library, Mills College
Eleanor D. Wilson Museum at Hollins University
Wyndham Robertson Library, Hollins University
Art Omi International Art Colony
Museum of the American Philosophical Society

Smith College Museum of Art
Bucknell University Art Collection
Washington University in St. Louis Libraries
Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Collection
Gund Library, Cleveland Institute of Art
City of Schwandorf, Germany
St. Mary's College of Maryland Art Collection
Exxon Chemical Company
John Michael Kohler Art Center
The Kohler Company
University of Maryland University College
Oxford Brookes University
Southeastern Louisiana University Art Collection
Ringling College of Art and Design/Artists' Book Collection

Frans Masereel Centrum
Fine Art Collection, Feneley Library, Centre for Medieval & Renaissance Studies, Oxford





2018                 Ready-Made Dream: The Iconographia. Edition of 10

2012                 Asphalt, series of 7 unique books in Moleskine notebooks

2009-10            The InventoriesRain, Ice, Rope, Duster, Clangers, Zephyr, Ribbon, Large American Moose, and Fridge. Series of 9 original books and limited editions of 4 of each

2010-11             The Inventories.Miniature books from the series

2008-09             The Small Inventories.Holiday Inn with Zebra, Bonanza, Sleep, Whirlpool. Wonder, Bozo andYork. Series of 7 unique books

2012                 Treachery of Images. Series of 5 wooden books

2009-13             Quaking Aspen, Vols. 1, 2 and 3

2007                 The Updated Life and Adventures of Paul Bunyan and His Blue Ox Babe

2005                 Silhouette Blacks: Commercially Available blacks for silhouette portraits

2002                 Hidden Structures of the Universe

2002                 Birds Commonly Mistaken for Other Things

2002                 Evolutionary Paths

2002                 The New Manual of Comparative Anatomy

2002                 Baby Blue Continental

2000                 The Little Red Suitcase

1998                 Memory is a Kleptomaniac: A Modern Bestiary

1992                 Unnatural Beauty: New Sequences

1991                 Premonition of a Natural History: Fireflies Burning





2022     Coker University, Cecelia Coker Bell Gallery, Hartsville, SC

2021     Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library, Research Fellowship Program Talk, Winterthur, DE

2021     Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA (Artist Talk, recorded, Fb Live)

2020     VisArts, Interview with Megan Koeppel

2018     University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA (Gallery Talk)

2016     Maryland Institute College of Art, Fine Arts Post-Baccalaureate Program, Baltimore, MD

2016     Stevenson University, Art + Design, Stevenson, MD

2016     University of Memphis, Memphis, TN

2015     Walton Art Center, Fayetteville, AR

2015     St. Mary’s Arboretum Association, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, St. Mary’s City, MD

2014     Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum, Salisbury, England

2013     Eleanor D. Wilson Museum Hollins University, Roanoke, VA 

2013     Maryland Institute College of Art, Fine Arts Post-Bac Program

2012     St. Mary’s Arboretum Association, St. Mary’s City, MD  

2012     Marywood University, Scranton, PA   Annual Environmental Art Lecture

2012     Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford, Oxford, England   

2010     Washington University in St. Louis, Graduate School of Art, MO  

2010     The Ohio State University, Graduate Program in Ceramics, Columbus, OH 

2009     Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA 

2009     Rosenbach Museum and Library, Philadelphia, PA

2009     Randolph College, Lynchburg, VA

2008     University of Richmond Museums, Richmond, VA 

2007     Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA 

2007     John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI 

2006     Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR 

2006     Herron School of Art, Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis, IN 

2005     Carleton College, Northfield, MN 

2005     Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, VA  

2005     Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA 

2005     Randolph-Macon Woman’s College, Lynchburg, VA 

2004     Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN 

2003     Emory University, Atlanta, GA 

2002     Midwest Museum of American Art, Elkhart, IN 

2002     Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN 

2002     University of Delaware, Newark, DE 

2001     Hollins University, Art Department, Roanoke, VA 

2000     Munson Williams Proctor Institute, School of Art, Utica, NY 

2000     American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, MA (Symposium and lecture)

1998     Washington Sculptor’s Group, Washington, DC

1998     Illinois State University-Normal, University Galleries, Normal, IL 

1996     Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 

1985     Alverno College, Art Department, Milwaukee, WI 

1983     The Pennsylvania State University, Zollar Gallery, University Park, PA