Born in 1977; lives and works in Washington, DC

Education
2006 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
2004 MFA, University of California, Berkeley, CA
2000 Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
1999 BA, magna cum laude, Queens College, Charlotte, NC
1997-98 Visiting Student, The Slade School of Fine Art, London, England

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2015 The Marginalia Archive, Flashpoint, Washington, DC
2015 This document, Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne, Germany
2013 The Marginalia Archive, Steven Wolf Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA
2012 The Proto-History of the Internet, Thomas Robertello Gallery, Chicago, IL
2009 Translation, Thomas Robertello Gallery, Chicago, IL
2009 Translation, Steven Wolf Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA
2008 The world is full of objects, Mireille Mosler Ltd., New York, NY
2007 The Real Object, Thomas Robertello Gallery, Chicago, IL
2006 Gentle Reader, Transformer, Washington, DC
2006 They go on telling you just the same thing forever, Steven Wolf Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017
Take Note, Gutstein Gallery, SCAD, Savannah, GA. Curated by Amanda York and Ben Tollefson
Click Here, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA. Curated by Kayleigh Bryant-Greenwell

2016
Homage, Williams Collection, Wellesley, MA. Curated by Rachael Arauz

2015
I am a Lie and I am Gold, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY. Curated by Marco Breuer
Marginalias, Field Projects, New York, NY. Curated by Blair Murphy
New Positions, Art Cologne, Cologne, Germany
From Line to Constellation, Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Brown University. Curated by Francesca Capone
Mood Board, Furthermore, Washington, DC

2014
Art=Text=Art: Private Languages/Public Systems, UB Anderson Gallery, University at Buffalo, New York
Lists, Traffic Zone Center for Visual Art, Minneapolis, MN

2013
Drawing Time, Reading Time, The Drawing Center, New York, NY. Curated by Claire Gilman
Phillppe Gronon, Owen Kydd, Molly Springfield, Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne, Germany
Autocorrect, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY
Chick Lit: Revised Summer Reading, Tracy Williams, Ltd., New York, NY

2012
Graphite, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN. Curated by Sarah Urist Green
Falling Through Space Drawn by the Line, University of Buffalo Art Gallery, Center for the Arts, Buffalo, NY. Curated by Sandra Firmin and Joan Linder

2011
Art=Text=Art: Works by Contemporary Artists, selections from the Sally & Wynn Kramarsky Collection, Harnett Museum of Art, University of Richmond Museums, Richmond, VA. Curated by N. Elizabeth Schlatter. Traveled to Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ (2012) and Hafnarborg: The Hafnarfjordur Centre of Culture and Fine Art, Hafnarfjörður, Iceland (2013)
FAX, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
In—and outside—writing, Voorkamer, Lier, Belgium
Out of Print, Mercer Union, Centre for Contemporary Art, Toronto, Canada

2010
False Documents and Other Illusions, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
Observant, ISE Cultural Foundation, New York, NY. Curated by Vicki Sher.
Beyond Text and Image: The Book as Art, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA
On/Off the Grid, Irvine Contemporary, Washington, DC

2009
The Drawing Room, Mireille Mosler, Ltd., New York, NY
The Janet and Walter Sondheim Prize Finalists, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore MD
Selected as one of six finalists for exhibition at the Baltimore Museum of Art by Elisabeth Sussman (The Whitney), Valerie Cassel Oliver (Contemporary Art Museum, Houston) and Ellen Harvey (artist)
FAX, The Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD
X LIBRIS: The Repurposed Book, Traffic Zone Center for Visual Art, Minneapolis, MN

2008
Tuttle, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL
The Janet and Walter Sondheim Prize Finalists, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
Selected as one of six finalists for exhibition at the Baltimore Museum of Art by Laura Hoptman (New Museum of Contemporary Art), Darby English (University of Chicago) and Mickalene Thomas (artist)
Idiolects, BROWN Gallery, London, England. Curated by Lumi Tan
At Arm’s Length, NurtureArt, Brooklyn, NY. Curated by Julie McKim and Lauren Dickens
Lie to the Eye, Bakersfield Museum of Art, Bakersfield, CA

2007
Simple, Dumb Objects, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA (three-person exhibition with Dean Kessmann and Martin Brief; essay by Alexander Dumbadze)
Leaded: The Materiality and Metamorphosis of Graphite, Joel and Lila Harnett Museum, University of Richmond Museums, Richmond, VA, Curated by N. Elizabeth Schlatter.
Traveled through 2009 to The Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX; Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY; Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT; and The Palmer Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA; Western Washington University Gallery, Bellingham, WA; Salina Art Center, Salina, KS; Baum Gallery of Fine Art, University of Central; Dean Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA

2006
Text Formed Drawing, Contemporary Art Galleries, University of Connecticut, Storrs. Curated by Barry Rosenberg
Private Viewing, Leroy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY. Curated by Amy Canonico, Jane Innis & Marina Chao, Whitney/Columbia Curatorial Studies Program
Well Read, NurtureArt, Brooklyn, NY. Curated by Christopher Howard

2005
Circa 75, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA
Marking Traces, 33 Grand Gallery, Oakland, CA. Curated by Brad Silverstein
Seeded: The Word/The Tree, RKL Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2004
Land of the Free, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, CA. Curated by Lee Plested
Compass Points, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA. Curated by Heidi Zuckerman-Jacobson
The Opening Band, I-5 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Equivalents and Analogues, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Selected Bibliography

Books
2014
Jonn Herschend and Will Rogan, The Thing The Book: A Monument to the Book as Object (Chronicle Books, San Francisco)
Invalid Format: An Anthology of Triple Canopy, Volume 3 (Triple Canopy, New York, and Sternberg Press, Berlin)

2012
Invalid Format: An Anthology of Triple Canopy, Volume 2 (Triple Canopy, New York, and Sternberg Press, Berlin)

2011
Lisa Pearson, Ed. It Is Almost That: A Collection of Image + Text Work by Women Artists & Writers (Siglio Press, Los Angeles)
It Is Almost That (box), limited edition boxed set of ten saddle-stitched artist booklets (Siglio Press, Los Angeles)

2007
Jennifer Anna Gosetti-Ferencei, The Ecstatic Quotidian: Phenomenological Sightings in Modern Art and Literature (Penn State University Press)

Reviews, Catalogue Essays, and Interviews
2016
Yasaman Alipour, I Am a Lie and I am Gold, THE BROOKLYN RAIL, March 4
Sarah Urist Green, Molly Springfield: Copy A Copy A Copy, THE ART ASSIGNMENT, PBS Digital Studios

2015
Mark Jenkins, In the galleries: Molly Springfield, WASHINGTON POST, May 22
Kriston Capps, Mood Board at Furthermore, WASHINGTON CITY PAPER, February 27
Lauren Schell Dickens, Molly Springfield: This document, catalogue essay, Galerie Thomas Zander

2013
Zachary Sachs, Drawing Time, Reading Time, ARTFORUM (Online Critics’ Picks), December
Ken Johnson, When How It Looks Matters More Than What It Says: ‘Drawing Time, Reading Time’ at the Drawing Center, THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 22
Claire Gilman, "Drawing Time, Reading Time," catalogue essay, The Drawing Center
Brandon Brown, The Marginalia Archive, ART PRACTICAL, February
Kenneth Baker, Molly Springfield at Steven Wolf, SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, February 1
Claire Brandon, Molly Springfield, catalogue essay for Graphite, Indianapolis Museum of Art

2012
Rachel Wolff, Giving Graphite a Grand Show, THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, Dec. 21
Beth Capper, Molly Springfield at Thomas Robertello Gallery, MODERN PAINTERS, Oct.
R.C. Baker, Art = Text = Art: Works by Contemporary Artists, THE VILLAGE VOICE, Sep.
Randall Miller, Molly Springfield and 'The Proto-History of the Internet', DAILY SERVING, June 28
Stacia Yeapanis, OthersPeoplesPixels Interviews Molly Springfield, OPP ARTIST BLOG, May 3

2011
John Priestly, ART=TEXT=ART, ART PAPERS, November/December
Russell Smith, Regarding the book’s mortality, and also its surreal charm, THE GLOBE AND MAIL (Toronto), January 12
Sean Prpick, Closing the Book, CBC—Radio Canada, January 31

2010
Daniel Kany, ‘False Documents’ is genuinely excellent, THE PORTLAND PRESS HERALD, Dec. 5
Rob Walker, Art That Sells Itself, THE NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE, May 8
Louis Jacobson, ‘On/Off the Grid’ at Irvine Contemporary, WASHINGTON CITY PAPER, Feb 24

2009
Jason Foumberg, Eat Your Words But Don’t Go Hungry (Molly Springfield at Thomas Robertello Gallery), NEWCITY ART, September 14
Bret McCabe, The 2009 Sondheim Prize: Molly Springfield, BALTIMORE CITY PAPER, July 8
Kenneth Baker, Proust in “Translation” at Wolf, SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Feb. 28

2008
Looking Back, Goings on About Town, THE NEW YORKER, July 7 & 14
Lauren O’Neill-Butler, Molly Springfield, ARTFORUM, March
Andy Kozlowski, Leaded, ART PAPERS, January/February
Amoreen Armetta, Molly Springfield, ARTFORUM (Online Critics’ Picks), January/February
R.C. Baker, Best in Show: Molly Springfield, VILLAGE VOICE, January 2

2007
Alan Artner, Photos spur closer scrutiny of subjects, CHICAGO TRIBUNE, May 4
Craig Drennen, Interview with Molly Springfield, DRAIN MAGAZINE, Issue 8 (Spring)

2006
Peter Winant, Best Bet: Molly Springfield’s Gentle Reader, WETA-TV (PBS), November
Jeffry Cudlin, Molly Springfield: Gentle Reader, WASHINGTON CITY PAPER, November 3
Well Read, Goings on About Town, THE NEW YORKER, May 8
Michael O’Sullivan, Text: Reading Between the Lines, WASHINGTON POST, April 7
Huan Hsu, Text Messaging: With a photocopier and a pencil, Molly Springfield draws meaning from the printed page, WASHINGTON CITY PAPER, March 23
Glen Helfand, Knockoffs: Kaz Oshiro and Molly Springfield repurpose your junk, SAN FRANCISCO BAY GUARDIAN, February 22

Publications as Author
2014 Excerpts (The Marginalia Archive), Art Papers, March/April
2012 Tracking Changes, Triple Canopy: Annotations, June 11
2011 Lily Cox-Richard, artist profile, The Studio Visit, June
2010 Inside the Mundaneum, Triple Canopy, Issue 8, March
2007 Beginnings, Why + Wherefore, curated by Summer Guthery, Lumi Tan, & Nicholas Weist
2007 Voices: Molly Springfield, NY Arts Magazine, November
2006 The Bookshelf: Molly Springfield, College Art Association News, September

Selected Grants, Honors, and Residencies
2016 The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH, Visual Artist Fellowship
2016 The Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts & Sciences, Rabun Gap, GA, Artist-in-Residence
2016 Visual Artist Fellowship, D.C. Commission on Arts & Humanities
2015 Visual Artist Fellowship, D.C. Commission on Arts & Humanities
2014 Visual Artist Fellowship, D.C. Commission on Arts & Humanities
2011 Visual Artist Fellowship, D.C. Commission on Arts & Humanities
2009 Finalist, The Trawick Prize, Bethesda Contemporary Art Award
2009 Visual Artist Fellowship, D.C. Commission on Arts & Humanities
2008 Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation Creative Fellowship
2008 Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY, Artist-in-Residence
2006 Skowhegan Fellowship, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
2004 Eisner Prize for Highest Achievement in the Creative Arts, University of California, Berkeley
2004 Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, University of California, Berkeley
2003 Full Tuition Grant, University of California, Berkeley
2002 Departmental Block Grant, University of California, Berkeley

Selected Public Lectures & Visiting Artists Talks
2016 The Lawn Chair Artist Talks, Arlington Art Center, VA, May 25
2015 Luce Foundation Center, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, May 9
2015 Interrupt 3 (panel discussion and reading), Brown University, March 13
2014 Hillyer Art Space, Washington, DC, March 1
2012 Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD, March 19
2011 Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI, March 30-April 1 (with exhibition)
2010 McDaniel College, Westminister, MD, October 12
2010 Triple Canopy, Brooklyn, NY, May 8
2010 Panel discussion on Bartleby: A Rereading, Triple Canopy, April 25
2009 National Cathedral School, Washington, DC, October 13
2009 Panel on artist residencies, organized by Transformer, Washington, DC, April 16
2009 Graduate Colloquium, University of Maryland, College Park, March 26
2008 Panel discussion on Translation, Steven Wolf Fine Arts, San Francisco, February 14
2008 Post-Baccalaureate Program, Maryland Institute, Baltimore, MD, November 20
2008 Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, Visiting Artist, November 14
2007 Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, June 21

Teaching
2016-2017 George Washington University, Graduate Critical Practices Seminar
2014 George Washington University, Graduate Critical Practices Seminar
2009-Present American University, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer, Department of Art
2009 George Mason University, Adjunct Professor, School of Art
2004-2007 George Washington University, Assistant Professorial Lecturer, Department of Fine Arts
2004-2007, Maryland Institute College of Art, Adjunct Professor
2003-2004, University of California at Berkeley, Graduate Student Instructor, Department of Art Practice
2002-2003, University of California at Berkeley, Teaching Assistant, Department of Art Practice and Department of the History of Art

Selected Collections
City Hall Art Collection, Washington, DC
Sally & Wynn Kramarsky Collection, New York
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (Drawings and Prints)
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Williams Collection, Wellesley, MA