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One-Woman Exhibitions

2012   Fletcher Allen Medical Center, Burlington, VT

2011   National Life, Montpelier, VT

2010   Burlington International Airport, Burlington, VT

2008   Cooler Gallery, White River Junction, VT

2007   Cooler Gallery, White River Junction, VT

2006   Cooler Gallery, White River Junction, VT

2004   Cooler Gallery, White River Junction, VT

2003   AVA Gallery, Lebanon, NH

Vermont Supreme Court, Montpelier, VT

2002   Chaffee Art Center, Rutland, VT

1998   Steinway Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC

Chaffee Art Center, Rutland, VT

1997   No. B.I.A.S. Gallery, Bennington, VT

1996   Between the Muse Gallery, Rockland, ME

1995   Vermont Council on the Arts, Montpelier, VT

Clarke Galleries, Stowe, VT

1994   Chaffee Art Center, Rutland, VT

1993   Beside Myself Gallery, Arlington, VT

Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA

Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH

Lyndon State College, Lyndonville, VT

Red Mill Gallery, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

1991-2002

11-Year Solo Show at Simon Pearce, The Mill, Quechee, VT

Public Commissions

2001   Site Specific Wood Sculpture, Sculptfest, Carving Studio, W. Rutland, VT

1996   Site Specific Wood Sculpture, Danforth Gallery, Portland, ME

Two-Person Exhibitions

2011   “Vermont Sculptors”, National Life Building, Montpelier, VT

2001   “Fred Lisaius and Gaal Shepherd”, The Munson Gallery, Chatham, MA

1998   “Gaal Shepherd and Marylou Swett”, Milton Academy, Milton, MA

1997   “Gaal Shepherd and Bert Yarborough”, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH

Selected Group Exhibitions

2011   “Art’s Alive”, Union Station, Burlington, VT

“Trees”, Bryan Memorial Gallery, Jeffersonville, VT

2010   “Vermont Artists”, Firehouse Gallery, Burlington, VT

2008   “Contemporary Fiber” Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT

2005   “Forever Forests,” Studio Place Arts, Barre VT

2002   “Biophilia”, New Mexico State Capitol, Santa Fe, NM

“New Paintings”, Elements Gallery, Rockland, ME

2001   “Envisioned in a Pastoral Setting”, Shelburne Farms, Shelburne, VT

1999   “The Log Show”, Maine Coast Artists, Rockport, ME

1998   Summer Exhibition, Beside Myself Gallery, Arlington, VT

1997   “Nature through the Artist’s Eye”, Vermont Institute of Natural Science, Woodstock, VT

“Arms of the Earth”, Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, NM

“Ladies of the Night”, Guadalupe Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM

“A Celebration of Trees”, State Capitol Rotunda, Santa Fe, NM

1996   Fire & Ice”, Attleboro Museum, Attleboro, MA

“Pastel Windows”, Springfield Museum, Springfield, MA

“The Spirit and Essence of Vermont”, Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, VT

“Sculpturefest '96”, Vermont Council on the Arts, West Rutland, VT

“Milestones: The Carving Studio looks forward to the Millenium” AVA Gallery, Lebanon, NH

“PULSE POINTS Eastern Regional WCA 1996 Exhibition”, Ticknor Gallery, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

“Totem, contemporary interpretations of a primitive symbol”,  Ashuah-Irving Gallery, Boston, MA

1995   “Multi-Focus '95”  SUNY, Plattsburgh, NY

“Carving Studio Sculpture Show”  No. B.I.A.S. Gallery,Bennington, VT

“Carving Studio Sculpture Show”  Beside Myself Gallery, Arlington, VT

“Carving Studio Sculpture Show”  Chaffee Art Center, Rutland, VT

“1995 Members Show"  Vermont State Craft Center at Frog Hollow, Manchester, VT

“Art's Alive 9th Annual Juried Festival of Fine Art” Burlington, VT

“1st Annual National Juried Pastel Competition 1995”, LaFond Galleries, Pittsburgh, PA

1994   3D in '94”, Middletown Arts Center, Middletown, NY

“Summer Exhibition”, AVA Gallery, Lebanon, NH

“Patterns, Patterns, Patterns”, Vermont State Craft Center at Frog Hollow, Middlebury, VT

1993   “National Competition,” Bowery Gallery, New York, NY

“Sculptures in Stone & Fiber,” T.W. Wood Gallery, Montpelier, VT

“Sculpturefest 3,” Vermont Council on the Arts, Woodstock, VT

“Carving Studio Exhibition,” Castleton State College, Castleton, VT

“Shades of Pastel,” Maryland Pastel Society, Baltimore, MD

“Envisioned in a Pastoral Setting,” Shelburne Farms, Shelburne, VT

“Art in the Round Barn,” Green Mountain Cultural Association, Waitsfield, VT

“National Exhibition,” Bald Eagle Art League,  Williamsport, PA Stratton Arts Festival, Stratton Mountain, VT

1992   “Photography Exhibition” Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA

“PatternPatternPattern,” Galeria Mesa, Mesa, AZ

“College Exhibition,” Westmoreland County Community College,Youngwood, PA

“Members Show,” AVA Gallery, Lebanon, NH

“Small Works,” Hays Gallery, Brattleboro, VT

“Art in the Round Barn,” Green Mountain Cultural Association, Waitsfield, VT

Stratton Arts Festival, Stratton Mountain, VT

1991   “Contemporary Art on Canvas,” Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD

“Shades of Pastel '91,” Maryland Pastel Society, Baltimore, MD

“National Exhibition,” Cooperstown Art Association, Cooperstown, NY

“Group Exhibition,” Architect's Galleries, Providence, RI

“National Small Works Exhibition,” Schoharie County Arts Council, Cobleskill, NY

1989   Franz Bader Juries,” Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA

1988   “150 Years of Photography,” Westport Arts Center, Westport, CT

1980   “Works on Paper,” Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

“New Faces,” Franz Bader Gallery, Washington, DC

Publication (book)

2000   Tranquil Vermont, by Gaal Shepherd, Thistle Hill Publications, North Pomfret, VT

Selected Bibliography

Awodey, Marc. “French Connection” (review), Seven Days, April 23, 2008 (reproduction)

Barker, Ruth Anne. “Sticks and Stones”  (review), Art New England,  October, 1994

Berkovitch, Ellen. “Out of the Woods” (review), Albuquerque Journal, May 8, 1997

Clarkson, Sarah May. “Exploring the Unexpected” (review), Manchester Journal, August 25, 1993.

Craig, William. “Pentangle begins Program for Children with Disabilities”  (announcement),  Valley News, October 16, 1997

Forest City Annual (exhibition catalogue), Danforth Gallery, Portland, ME, October, 1996.

“Forest City Annual exhibit brings art to wood and city.” Portland Press Herald, (editorial) October 12, 1996.

Galloway, Anne. “Studio Place Arts Exhibit Explores the Politics of Wood.” (review) Barre Montpelier Times Argus, April 15, 2005

Greenberg, Blue. “Contemporary artists offer nostalgic landscapes.” (review), Herald Sun, (Durham, NC), May 1, 1998.

Griffith, James. “ ‘Block’ buster at No. B.I.A.S.” (review), Bennington Banner, August 31, 1995.

Hansen, Alex. “Gaal Shepherd Draws on Art Network”,  Valley News, 2007

Indyke, Dottie. “The Souls of trees grow into imagination”, (review) Pasatiempo, May 2, 1997.

“Looking Around” (review), Washington Review, October, 1980.  (reproduction)

Maurice, Maggie. “Vermont Women’s Fund”,(commentary), Vermont Times, May 28, 1997.

McCloud, Kathleen. “Uncensored Imagination” (review), Pasatiempo, April 27, 1997.

McQuaid, Cate, “Joyride of different stripe; motley ‘Totems’” (review), Boston Globe, February 8, 1996

Multi Focus '95 (exhibition catalogue), SUNY Art Museum at Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY

New American Paintings, Open Studios Press, Needham, MA, 1993. (reproductions)

PatternPatternPattern (exhibition catalogue), Galerie Mesa, Mesa, AZ, 1992.

Richard, Paul. “Paper Pleasures” (review), Washington Post, September 18, 1980

Russell, Gloria, “Exhibition illuminates nature, mood in pastel”, (review),  Springfield Sunday Republican, November 17, 1996.

Sculpture Fest 3 (exhibition catalogue), Vermont Council on the Arts, Woodstock, VT, 1993.

Shepherd, Gaal. “Scottish Scrapbook” (illustrated article) Valley News, August 1, 2004

Stitelman, Paul. “Abstract Forms” (review), Bennington Banner, August 19, 1993.

Sutherland, Amy. “Wood Works” (feature article with reproduction), Portland (Maine) Press Telegram, October 13, 1996.

Sutherland, Scott. “Object d’Wood” Casco Bay Weekly, October 10, 1996. (reproduction)

Szarkowski, John. Berkshire Art Association: 1992 Exhibition of Photography (exhibition catalogue),

Berkshire Museum of Art, Pittsfield, MA, 1992 (reproduction)

22nd Area Exhibition: Works on Paper (exhibition catalog), Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1980. (reproduction)

Van Fleet,  Janet. “Gaal Shepherd: La Muraille” (review) Art New England, June, 2008. (reproduction)

Wall Flowers (review), Burlington Free Press, February 18, 1993. (reproduction)

Warren, Betty. National '91 Small Works Exhibition (exhibition catalogue), Schoharie County Arts Council, Cobleskill, NY, 1991.

Awards & Honors

2001   Tranquil Vermont a finalist in Book of the Year 2000 competition of the Vermont Book Professionals Association

1996   Chaffee Art Center, Rutland, VT (panel jury)

1993   Bald Eagle Art League's National Exhibition, Williamsport, PA (Daniel E. Greene)

1992   Stratton Arts Festival, Stratton Mountain, VT (panel jury)

Westmoreland County College, Youngwood, PA  (panel jury)

Galeria Mesa, Mesa, AZ (panel jury)

1976   Award of Excellence, Virginia Beach Invitational

Exhibition, VA (panel jury)

Education

Stella Adler Theatre Studio, New York, NY 1968-1973

University of Tampa, Tampa FL 1974

Corcoran School of Art, Washington, DC 1985-1987

The Carving Studio 1993

Vermont Studio Center 1990-1995