Born: Chicago, IL

Lives and works in New York, NY

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2011 Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York
2009 Kunstraum Dadapost, Berlin, Germany
2005 Lindhart Foundation, Prague, Czech Republic, Czech Lessons
2002 Rule, Modern and Contemporary, Denver, Colorado, Facings
1999 Winston Hotel, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Strange Attractor
1993 Stephanie Theodore Gallery, New York, Wreck Womb
1992 Timothy Brown Fine Art, Aspen, Colorado
1991 Stephanie Theodore Gallery, New York
1990 Payton Rule, Denver, Colorado
1986 Art Now Gallery, Gothenburg, Sweden
         Virgil Gallery, New York
1985 Barbara Braathen Gallery, New York
1982 Artisera Gallery, Syracuse, New York
         Fairbanks Gallery, Syracuse, New York

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2011 Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, NY, New York Fiber in the 21st Century
2010 Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, Summer Show
         Zoller Gallery, Penn State, Faculty Show
2009 Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York, Revolutionary Women
         Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, By a Thread

KIDSPACE AT MASS MOCA, North Adams, MA; In the form of a group publication and web archive entitled "Visionary Drawing Building," produced by Matt Bua and Max Goldfarb, and part of the installation Criibbage drawingbuilding.org

         Zoller Gallery, Penn State, Demonstrations
         Zoller Gallery, Penn State, Finding Animals
         Bridge Art Fair, New York
2008 Cheryl Pelavin, New York, Art in a Box
         ABC No Rio, New York, Ides of March- Cosmological Map
         Umbrella Arts, New York, Welcome
         Art NowFair, New York, Broadthinking: Entropic Renovators
         ABC No Rio, New York, Clothesline Show
         Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, New York, Derby Day
2007 Salmagundi Club, NewYork, Eye of the Beholder
2006 Arts India, New York, Confluence 2006
         Robeson Gallery, the Hub, Penn State University, Feast
2005 Palmer Museum of Art, University Park, Pennsylvania, Dialogue and Diversity
         The Womens Library, London Metropolitan University, Whitechapel, London,
           UK, Trunk Show
         Sirius Foundation, Cobh, Ireland, Trunk Show
         The Clubhouse, New York, New York, Behind the Green Door 6
2004 Kings House, Boyle, Ireland, Trunk Show
         Zoller Gallery, Penn State University, Objects In/and Visual Culture
         Scott Pfaffman Gallery, New York, NY, Urgent
         Zoller Gallery, Penn State University, In a Voting Year
         Denver Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, CO, Risque
         The Clubhouse, New York, New York, Behind the Green Door 5
         Stellar Union, Southampton, NY, Inaugural Exhibition
2003 Hunter College, New York, New York, Dibble Memorial Exhibition
         The Clubhouse, New York, New York, Behind the Green Door 4
         Zoller Gallery, Penn State University, Faculty Show
2002 The Carriage House at the Islip Museum, East Islip, New York, Site Specifics'02
         Zoller Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, Impromtu
         Bowes, Dublin, Ireland, Custer, curator: Katie Holten
         Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, Archipelago: an Intimate Immensity
         Bob's Clubhouse, New York, New York, Behind the Green Door
         Allegheny College, Meadeville, PA, 8-Hour Drawings
         Bob's Clubhouse, New York, New York, Behind the Green Door 3
         Zoller Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, Faculty Show
         Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, New York, MIR 2 MPI, New York, Take HeART
         Nicholas Davies Gallery, New York, Ruling Passions Zoller Gallery,
           Pennsylvania State University, Trunk Show
1999 Art et Amicitciae, Amsterdam, Netherlands, The Mind on Scale, ILAP
           (Archipelago: an Intimate Immensity)
1998 James Graham & Sons, New York, Drawings Rule Modern and Contemporary,
           Denver, CO, Fashion
1996 The Work Space, New York, Hot House
         Radix Gallery, New York, Essence - Twenty Abstract Painters
1995 Rule Modern and Contemporary, Denver, Colorado, Red Boulder Museum of
           Contemporary Art, Boulder, Colorado, Pure Painting
1994 Kohn Pederson Fox Gallery, New York, the Pleasure Principle
1992 Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, Aesthetic Abstraction
         Rule Modern and Contemporary, Denver, Colorado, Small Masterpieces
1991 White Columns, New York, Lyric: Uses of Beauty at the End of the Century
         John Post Lee, Inc., New York, Ho Hum All Ye Faithful
         Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, New Jersey, Diverse Visions
           (traveling exhibition)
         Webo, New York, Cabaret Voltaire 1991
         Timothy Brown Fine Art, Aspen, Colorado, Inaugural Exhibition
1989 Cydney Payton Gallery, Denver, Colorado
1988 Grace Borgenicht Gallery, New York, Invitational Exhibition
1987 Barbara Braathen Gallery, New York, Art Against Aids
         M-13 Gallery, New York, Summer Show
         1986 Barbara Braathen Gallery, New York
         Virgil Gallery, New York
1985 Barbara Braathen Gallery, New York
         Virtual Garrison, New York, Abstract Implosionism III
         Kamikazi, New York, The Non-Objective World (Stephen Westfall, curator)
         Gallerie Kneip, New York, Berlin-New York
         Art Now Gallery, Gothenburg, Sweden, East Village Painters
         E.M. Donahue, Sixth Sense, and Dramatis Personae, New York, Illuminations
           (Joel Handorf, Susan Berko, curators)
1984 M-13 Gallery, New York, August Mixer
         Kenkeleba Gallery, New York, Chillout (Stephen Kaplan, curator)
         Dramatis Personae, New York, Extravaganza
         149 Second Avenue, New York, A Time Before Morning
         Casa Nada, New York
         Arts and Commerce, New York
         Esther Rand Gallery, New York Public Library, New York
         Cuando, New York, Women Out Front
         Danceteria, New York, East Village Look-Again
         Kamikazi, New York, Mistletoe
1983 Lowe Art Gallery, Syracuse, New York, M.F.A. Show
         Hartell Gallery, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
         The Gallery, Acre Lane, London, England, Exchange Show with Reading Studio
         Spacex Gallery, Exeter, England
1982 Everson Museum, Syracuse, New York, Syracuse Biennial
         University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska
         Iowa State University, Iowa City, Iowa
1981 Formal Gallery, West Texas University, Canyon, Texas
         Munson Williams Proctor Institute, Utica, New York,
            Artists of Central New York

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2011 Mueller, Stephen, "Ann Shostrom at Elizabeth Harris", Art in America, May
2009 Max Goldfarb, Visionary Architecture, supported by Joan Mitchell Foundation
2008 James Gardner "A Blast From the Past" New York, Sun March 27
         Demetria Daniels "Entropic Renovators" Big Apple News,
2005 Sally O'Reilly: "Trunk Show" Time Out London, August 10-17, p.61
         Belinda McKeon: "Treading Softly", Irish Times, February 25
         Regina Gleeson: "Trunk Show at King House" CIRCA Spring, p.84-85
         Ruth Devine: "Movement and Metaphor" The Visual Artists' News Sheet
           March-April
         "Tracing the Journey of the Artist" Roscommon Herald /Arts January 25
         "The Art of Traveling"
2004 Deirdre Falvey: "Artscape:Trunk Show", Irish Times, December 11
         "Trunk Show Exhibition Opens in Boye's King House ",
           Roscommon Herald /Arts, December 11
         "Artist as Traveller" Roscommon Herald, December. 8"
         Visual Leitrim's 2004/'05 Seminar & Exhibition—Artist as Traveller" Leitrim
           Observer, December 10
         Trunk Show Exhibition opens in Boye's King House", Roscommon Herald,
           December 15
         Ruth Devine: "Artist as Traveller Gives Food for Thought", The Scene
         The Emperor" in the Objects In/and Visual Culture" Centre Daily Times,
           Weekender Section, March 12.
         MacMillan, Kyle: "10 Best List," The Denver Post, December 29
         Gluckstern, J.: "Reviews" 'Denver' Art Papers Magazine September/October
         Colby Brumit and Kity Ironton: "Out in Style" 'Adventures in Art"
           Outfront Colorado, July 31
         "Art in Review" 'Site Specifics '02' New York Times, July 6
         MacMillan, Kyle: "Contemporary's Archipelago does its job brilliantly,"
           The Denver Post, June 21, p.1 Weekend/Section F
         Chandler, Mary Voelz: "Island metaphors adrift," Rocky Mountain News,
           June 21, p. D14
         Gluckstern, J.: "Archipelago," Daily Camera, June 21, p. 12 Friday Magazine
         Paglia, Michael: "Summer and Smoke," Denver Westward, July 4
         Tursi, Mark: "Push and Pull of Hybridization," Rocky Mountain Bullhorn, July 1
         Chandler, Mary Voelz: "Last Call," Rocky Mountain News, July 26
         Honigman, Ana, "Brooklyn NYC," Contemporary
         Heinlein, Sabine, "Mir 2," Zing Magazine
         Zimmer, Elizabeth, "Crossover Dreams," The Village Voice
         Caniglia, Julie: "Reviews" 'MIR 2' Artforum, February, p.134
         Cotter, Holland: "Art in Review" 'MIR 2' New York Times, November 9, p. E 35
         Levin, Kim, "Mir 2," The Village Voice
1999 Kirwin, Lisa: "East Side Story," Artforum, October
1996 Smith, Roberta: "Art in Review" 'Hot House' NewYork Times, September 6, p. C19
1995 Paglia, Michael: "Pigments of the Imagination" Westword, Denver, September 6
1992 Cyphers, Peggy: "New York in Review", ARTS Magazine, February, p. 81
         Gray, Alice: "Ann Shostrom", ARTnews, February, p. 132
         Edelman, Robert: "Aesthetic Abstraction," Tema Celeste, April-May, p.96
1991 Hirsch, Faye: "Gardens", Cover, November, p. 10
         Kozik, KK: "Lyric," White Columns, Cover, May, Vol. 5, No. 5
1990 Rosen, Steven: "New artists' works command attention at four Wazee galleries,
           The Denver Post, August 3, p.12
         Dickenson, Carol: "Galleries offer drama, originality,"
           Rocky Mountain News, Aug. 6

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2006 Confluence, Arts India Residency
2005 Lindhart Foundation Residency
         Sirius Arts Centre Residency, Cobh, Cork, Ireland
2002 College of Art & Architecture Research Grant, Penn State University
         Bessie: New Media, Performance, and Installation award for MIR2,
           from The Dance Theatre Workshop
2001 College of Art & Architecture Research Grant, Penn State University
1989 Mid Atlantic Foundation for the Arts Fellowship
1978 New York State Foundation for the Arts Grant

SELECTED PUBLISHED WRITING

2003 "In Love? Falling in the Face of Love" catalog essay,
           Photographers Minna Pyyhkala of Finland and Nadja Rovderova of Slovenia,
           at Galerie Cerna Labut, Prague, Czech Republic.
2002 "Archipelago: an Intimate Immensity" catalog essay, Museum of Contemporary Art,
           Denver, CO
1999 "New York Reviews," New Art Examiner, Chicago, IL
1998 "Games, Goals, and Gardens," catalog essay -- Peggy Cyphers, Paintings 1995-98,
           Donahue/Sosinski Art, New York
1996 "Man with a Heart," Jonathan Borofsky at Grand Central Terminal Waiting Room,
           Artfan, St. Kilda, Australia
1993 "Wreck Womb" an illustrated storybook, edition of 100,
             Stephanie Theodore Gallery
           Editor of Friends of Tompkins Square Library, New York.
           Included writing reviews of east village art shows.

CURATING

2005 The Womens Library, London Metropolitan University, Whitechapel, London,
           UK, Trunk Show
         Sirius Foundation, Cobh, Ireland, Trunk Show
2004 Kings House, Leitram/Roscommon, Ireland, Trunk Show
2003 "In Love? Falling in the Face of Love" with Photographers
           Minna Pyyhkala of Finland and Nadja Rovderova of Slovenia,
            at Galerie Cerna Labut, Prague, Czech Republic.
2002 Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, Archipelago: an Intimate Immensity
2000 Zoller Gallery, Penn State University, Trunk Show
1999 Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, Netherlands, "Archipelago: an Intimate Immensity"
           in The Mind on Scale produced by the ILAP foundation
         Danceteria, New York, East Village Look—Again

TEACHING/LECTURES/PANELS

2000-2005, 2007-Present Assistant Professor, Pennsylvania State University, Coordinator of John M. Anderson Endowment Lecture Series

Through the Looking Glass: Women and Self-Representation in Contemporary Art
Saturday10/25/03 Panel Discussion at Palmer Museum, Palmer Lipcon Auditorium
With Joan Semmel, Julie Heffernan, Micaela Amato, Maura Reilly, Moderator: Sarah Rich
Cosponsored by the Palmer Museum

Public Subversions: Civil Disobedience as Art/Art as Civil Disobedience: a conversation between Brian Holmes and Gregory Sholette [Edited Transcript of both events in Art Papers June 2005]
Monday 3/15/04 Graduate Seminar
Tues. 3/16/04 Public Lecture: Palmer Lipcon Auditorium
Cosponsored by Public Edge

Molecular Gaze, Biotechnological Visions:
A Panel Discussion with Suzanne Anker, Susan Squier and Richard Doyle
Saturday 4/17/04 at Palmer Museum, Palmer Lipcon Auditorium
Cosponsored by the Rock Ethics Institute

2-day Symposium: Visual Culture in/as Object 3/19-20/04 Keynote speaker: Nick Mirzoeff, editor of "The Visual Culture Reader.

2004 Creator (with Cliodhna Shaffrey) of Symposium: Artist as Traveler, King House,
           Boyle, Roscommon, Ireland. Opening night Speech about "Trunk Show"
         "Professional Practices" Lecture and Studio Tour, New York Academy, New York,
           New York
2003 Lecture: "In Love? Falling in the Face of Love" about Photographers
           Minna Pyyhkala of Finland and Nadja Rovderova of Slovenia,
           at Galerie Cerna Labut, Prague, Czech Republic.
2002 Creator of Symposium: Making an Archipelago, Museum of Contemporary Art,
           Denver. Moderator of panel: Virtual Island: Landscapes. Other panels: Island of
           Jewels: Material and Transformation and Island Culture: Independence and
           Interdependence.
         Guest Lecture and Critiques, Parsons, New York, New York
2000 Guest Lecture, Achille Island, Ireland
1999 Guest Seminar Leader, New York Academy, New York
1998 Guest Seminar Leader, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York
         Studio Lecture, Eastern Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina
1997 Studio Lecture, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York
1993 Lecture and critiques, Chapin School, New York
         Gallery Talk, Art Now Gallery, Gothenburg, Sweden Lecture and critiques,
         Sunderland College of Art, Sunderland, England
         Lecture and critiques, Newcastle University School of Art, Newcastle, England
1981-83 Foundation drawing and design classes, Syracuse University, Syracuse,
           New York
1977 Summer program, drawing and painting, Taos, New Mexico

EDUCATION

Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois, B.F.A.
Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, M.F.A., Painting