Marcy Hermansader



1973    BFA, Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, PA

SELECTED ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS (* denotes catalogue or brochure)

2016    it is all a mystery  Drawings by Marcy Hermansader 1981-2015”, Bennington Museum, Bennington,VT

2011    Night Work   Michael S. Currier Center Gallery, Putney School, Putney, VT

2009    Back Through Black   Brattleboro Museum, Brattleboro VT*

2007    Deep Breath   Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2005    One Thousand Subtractions   Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1997    Short Stories   Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

            Photographs Dreaming   University Gallery, Amherst, MA

1994     Photographs Dreaming   Janet Fleisher Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1991     Abilities and Disabilities   Williams College Museum, Williamstown, MA

1990     Belief in the Underground   DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA (traveled to University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA)*

1989     Being Here Only   Janet Fleisher Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1987     Transparent Being   Cavin Morris Inc., New York, NY

1986     Inside Looking In   Janet Fleisher Gallery, Philadelphia, PA*

1983     Marcy Hermansader-Drawings   Morris Gallery, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, Janet Fleisher Gallery, Philadelphia, PA


2015     Interfaces: Outsider Art and the Mainstream   Philadelphia Museum of Art

2012     The Female Gaze: Women Artists Making Their World   The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

            60/60   Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

            Natural Wonders    Marcy Hermansader, Anda Dubinskis, John Udvardy, BigTown Gallery, Rochester,VT

2011     Small   Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY

2007     Portland Museum of Art Biennial   Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME

2006     Rock, Paper, Scissors: American Collage Now   Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2004     The Drawn Page   The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT

2002     Art in Embassies Program, Montevideo, Uruguay

2000     Fantastica:  Flora and Fauna   Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

            The Likeness of Being: Contemporary Self-Portraits by Sixty Women   curated by Judith Stein, DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY

1998     Mindscapes: Extending the Limits of Reality   Noyes Museum of Art, Oceanville, NJ

1996-98   Objects of Personal Significance: Women Stretching the Definition of Still Life   Tarble Art Center, Charleston, IL, (traveled to Texas Tech., Lubbock TX, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN and Hunter Museum of Art,               Chattanooga, TN)*

1997     Dream Botanicals   Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston, MA

1994     Body and Soul, Contemporary Art and Healing    DeCordova Museum, Lincoln MA (traveled to Samuel P. Harn Museum, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL)*

1991     Visionary Healing-Contemporary Saints   Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, DE

            The Expressive Moment   Sharadin Art Gallery, Kutztown, PA

            Transformations   Pat Adams, Gregory Gillespie and Marcy Hermansader, Brattleboro Museum, VT

1990     Insider   Art Vermont travelling exhibition*

1989     Book in Hand   Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Arvada, CO

1987     Art & the Law   The West Publishing Company, St. Paul, MN*

            New England Now: Contemporary Art from Six States   DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA*

            The Atlanta Biennale   Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA

            Neo-Alchemy   Cavin Morris Inc., New York, NY, Janet Fleisher Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1986     Philadelphia Collects: Art Since 1940   Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA*

            Timeless Tables: A Still Life Exhibition   Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA*

            Real Surreal   Park Avenue Atrium, New York, NY

            Inaugural Exhibition   Cavin Morris Inc., New York, NY

1986     Letters Women's Caucus for Art   The Clocktower, New York, NY

1985     RAPE   Gallery of Fine Arts, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH*

            Poet-Artist Collaboration    Robert Hull Fleming Museum, Burlington, VT*

            An Inside Place   The Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ*

            Curators Choice   The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY*

1984     The Myth of the Bride   San Antonio College Galleries, San Antonio, TX    

            Domestic Tales    University Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA*

            Contemporary New England Still Life   DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA (traveled to Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI)*

            Invitational Drawing Exhibition, Art and Architecture Gallery, University of Tennessee, Knoxville (traveled to The Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, TN)*

1984     Imagists of the Eighties   Humanities Center Gallery, Wabash Gallery, Wabash College, Crawfordsville, IN

1983     The Horse Show    Robert Freidus Gallery, New York, NY

1982     Folk, Fantasy and Expressionism   Silvermine Art Center, New Canaan, CT

1981     A Class Portrait   Brattleboro Museum & Robert Hull Fleming Museum, Burlington, VT*

1980     Art Materialized: Selections from the Fabric Workshop   Fabric Workshop, Philadelphia, PA (travelling exhibition, organized by Independent Curators, Inc., New York, NY)*


2013    Residency, Acadia Summer Arts Program, ME ( also 1994, 1996-2002, 2004-2005, 2009-2012 )

2009    Creation Grant, Vermont Arts Council, ( also in 2003 )

2001    Residency, Blue Mountain Center, NY ( also – 1994, 1985 )

1993    The Vermont Community Foundation Grant

1992    Vermont Council on the Arts Fellowship ( also 1979 )

1982    Windham County Arts Council Grant

1982    Residency, The Genesis Project, Ossabaw Island, GA

1979    Invited Artist, The Fabric Workshop, Philadelphia, PA

1977    Fellowship in Painting, National Endowment for the Arts


Thomas Bartlett

Cynthia Carlson

Alexander Cockburn

Mark Di Suvero

Helen W. Drutt English

Wolf Kahn and Emily Mason

Ann Percy and Dixon Stroud

Ralph David Samuel

Theodore E Stebbins, Jr. and Susan Ricci Stebbins

Judith Stein

Marion Stroud Swingle


Bailey/Howe Library, Special Collections, University of VT, Burlington,VT

Decordova Museum, Lincoln, MA

Robert Hull Fleming Museum, Burlington VT

Kraft Dairy Group

The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

Vermont Arts Council