Navigating from Above, monotype 12 x 16"
Solo Exhibitions
Untethered, Watchung Arts Center, March 6 -31, 2016
Untold Tales, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ, 2009
Taxonomy’s Virtue, Haworth Municipal Library Gallery, Haworth, NJ, 2005
Unique Book Structures, Solo Exhibition, Beasley’s Bookbindery, Frenchtown, NJ, 2005
Collage, Solo Exhibition, Program in the Study of Women and Gender, Princeton University, NJ, 2004

International Exhibitions
Triennial in Tallinn, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia 2010-2011
Every Night the Same: 4th International Collage Exhibition, Gallery Arka, Vilnius, Lithuania, 2008
Architecture of the Book, Critical Issues that Inform the Artist’s Book, Sir Wifred Grenfel College,
Newfoundland, Canada, The Structural Troika of Metaphor and Reading in the Artist’s Book
by Lisa Beth Robinson, 2007
Experimental Printmaking Institute, Costa Rican American Cultural Center, San Jose, Costa Rica and
theMuseo de Arts Regional, Mexico City, Mexico, 2006
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Second International Biennale for the Artist Book, Alexandria, Egypt 2006
Artists and the Art of the Book, Lafayette College, EPI, Curlee Raven Holton, Curator, Banana
Factory, Bethlehem, PA, Artists Image Resource, Pittsburgh, PA, Universidad de Costa Rica
and the Museo de Arts y Diseno Contempranio, San Jose, Costa Rica 2003

Group Exhibitions
Accessorize: the Person and the Place, New Jersey Arts Annual, Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ, 2015
Crossing the Delaware: Miller, Mitchell, Pisano, Riker New Jersey Women of the Book at Lafayette College, Easton, PA, 2015
2nd Faculty Invitational Exhibition: Liz Mitchell and Lou Storey, Caldwell University, Caldwell, NJ, 2015
Fertile Ground, PCNJ Artist to Artist Network, The Printmaking Center of NJ, Branchburg, NJ, 2015
In & Out of Sculptural Books, Invitational, The Ink Shop Printmaking Center, Ithaca, NY, 2014
Layers, City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ, 2014
The Realm of All Possibilities, Printmaking Center of NJ, 2014
Fresh, Fierce, Forty, Printmaking Center of NJ, 2013
Legacy, Printmaking Center of NJ, Branchburg, NJ, 2012
Myths and Marks, Printmaking Center of NJ, Branchburg, NJ, 2010
The Paper Runway, America Museum of Papermaking, Georgia Tech, Atlanta Hartsfield Airport, Houston Center
for Contemporary Craft, 2009-2010
Encaustic Wax, An Ancient Medium Rediscovered, Watchung Arts Center, Watchung, NJ, 2009
Wax and the Artist Book, Catherine Nash, International Encaustic Symposium, Montserrat College of Art, 2009
Altered and Assembled, Lafayette College, Williams Center Gallery, Easton PA, 2009
Books Outside the Binding, Topeka County Library, Topeka, Kansas, 2009
Fiber and the Book Arts, Fiber Art Center, Amherst, MA, 2007
Books from the Collection of EPI, Skillman Library, Lafayette College, Easton, PA, 2006-2007
Visual Writing: a scholarly presentation by Eileen Foti, Zimmerli Museum, Rutgers University, NJ, 2006
bound visions: artists’ books, Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO, 2006
Exploding/Exploiting the Book, Art Institute of Boston, Boston, MA, 2006
More Than a Book, Lafayette College, Williams Center for the Arts, Easton, PA, 2006
The Elements: Creative Energy, Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ, 2005
Altered Books: Spine Bending Thrillers, Rider University, Trenton, NJ, 2001
Life with Pocket Change and Other Pleasures, William Paterson University, 2000
New Jersey Arts Annual, 1997, 2004 & 2007

Education
Honorary Arts Degree, Raritan Valley Community College, 2007
Professional studies, Arts New England, Bennington College, Bennington, VT, 2007-2014
Raritan Valley Community College, AA Studio Arts, 2005
West Virginia University, BSW, 1980

Awards
Outstanding Leadership Award, Printmaking Center of New Jersey, Branchburg, NJ, 2014
Alternative Media: Book Arts, Printmaking Council of NJ, Judged by Marianne Ficarra, 2006
Note Bene, honors award recognizing academic excellence, Raritan Valley Community College, 2005
Alternative Media: Book Arts, First Place, Printmaking Council of NJ, Judged by Lynne Allen, RCIPP, 2001
Member Exhibition, Second Place, Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ Judged by Carol Rosen, 2000
Plainfield Arts Festival, First Place Award, Judged by Andrea Friewald, Plainfield, NJ, 1994
Artist’s Buttons: Fascinating Fasteners, Judged by Diana Epstein and Millicent Safro, Authors of Buttons, 1993

Teaching Experience
Printmaking Center of NJ 2006-present
Delaware Township School Enrichment Program, Sergeantsville, NJ. Book arts as a tool for literacy, 2001- 2005
Arts programing to colleges and arts organizations (1990–present) Lafayette College, Moore, College of Art,
Montclair State University, Newark Museum, Peters Valley Craft Education Center, Hunterdon Museum of Art,
Old Church Cultural Center, Gill St Bernard High School, Columbia High School.
Global Understanding Project, Monmouth University, “Telling Stories: Literacy through Personal Story Telling
and the Book Arts" 2005

Curated Exhibitions
Meraviglia: Innovations in the Book Arts, Lafayette College, 2006
PaperWork, Gallery 31, 2003
Self- Contained: Ceramic Forms that Shelter, Conceal and Explore, Myhelan Cultural Arts Center, 2001

Collections
Allergan Pharmaceutical, Bridgewater, NJ
Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, Topeka, Kansas
Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria, Egypt
Johnson and Johnson, Corporate Art Collection, New Brunswick, NJ
Lafayette College, Experimental Printmaking Institute and Skillman Library Special Collections, Easton, PA
Pennsylvania Power and Light, Corporate Headquarters, Allentown, PA
Seton Hall University, Special Collections, South Orange, NJ
William Paterson University, Artist Book Collection, Wayne, NJ
College of St. Elizabeth, Convent Station, NJ

Professional Experience and Residencies
Printmaking Council of New Jersey, Board Chair, 2008 - 2013
Raritan Valley Community College Distinguished Alumni Committee, 2005 - present
Raritan Valley Community College Foundation Board of Directors, Vice Chair, Somerville, NJ, 2001- 2010
Myhelan Cultural Arts Center, Artistic Director, Long Valley, NJ, 2006
Lafayette College, Experimental Printmaking Institute, The Artists’ Book, Easton, PA, 2000
Lafayette College, Experimental Printmaking Institute, Artist Residencies, Easton, PA, 2002 & 2004
Hunterdon Museum of Art, Chairperson, Art in the Open, Clinton, NJ, 1997-1999

Lectures
Meraviglia: Innovations in the Book Arts, “Book Arts 101”, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 2005
Booked 2, Book Arts Conference, Keynote Speaker and Exhibitor “Cooking the Books and
Other Food for Thought: a Personal View of the Creative Process”, Pierro Gallery, S. Orange, NJ, 2005
Global Understanding Project, Monmouth University, guest lecturer, workshop instructor, “Telling
Stories: Literacy through Personal Story Telling and the Book Arts”, Monmouth, NJ, 2005
4th Annual Msr. William Noe Field Lecture Series, “The Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart: a
Family Perspective”, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ, 2004
Ninth Annual New Jersey Book Arts Symposium, John Cotton Dana Library, Rutgers, Newark, 2003

Publications
Jelly Bucket, Literary Journal of Eastern Kentucky University, 2014
Authentic Visual Voices: Contemporary Paper and Encaustic, Catherine Nash, Nash/Renfrow Productions, 2012
Untold Tales, essay by Dorothy Simpson Krause, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ, 2009
500 Handmade Books, Lark Press, 2008
Every Night the Same, UAB Publisher, Vilnius, Lithuania, 2008
RVCC Ceramics: Then and Now, survey of thirty years, RVCC 2007
bound visions: artists’ books, Craft Alliance, St Louis, Missouri 2006
Second International Biennale for the Artist Book, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria Egypt, 2006
Altered Books: Spine Bending Thrillers, Mercer County Cultural and Heritage, Rider University, Trenton, NJ, 2001
New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Christmas City Printing Co. Inc., Trenton, NJ, 2001
Artists and the Art of the Book, Lafayette College, Easton, PA, and the Banana Factory, Bethlehem, PA, Brown
Printing Services, Easton, PA, 2000
Life with Pocket Change and Other Pleasures, NJSCA, William Paterson University, 2000





In Between the Lilies, monotype 12 x 16"