Dorothy Gillespie


Professional Achievements

Education 

  • Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD 1941; honorary BFA 1996
  • Art Student's League, New York, NY
  • Stanley William Hayter's Atelier 17, New York, NY

Positions

  • Distinguished Professor of Art, Radford University, Radford, VA 1997-99
  • Board of Trustees, Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD 1996-99
  • Board of Trustees, Maitland Art Center, Maitland, FL 1996-99
  • Art in Public Places Committee, Broward Cultural Affairs Council, June 1993-June 1994
  • Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow 1986-94
  • Visiting Committee, Fine Arts, Lehigh University, PA 1981-83
  • Visiting Artist, Radford University, Radford, VA 1981-83
  • Director, "Art and the Community" Institute, Human Relations Center, New School for Social Research, New York, NY 1977-83, "Art and the Community" Institute, Maryland Institute, College of Art 1980
  • Originator of the course "Functioning in the Art World", Human Relations Center, New School for Social Research, New York, NY 1975-82
  • Board member, Women's Caucus for Art 1975; Women in the Arts 1974-75; Artists Representing Environmental Art 1978; Clayworks 1978-79
  • Chairperson, Fine Arts Committee, International Women's Art Festival 1975
  • Co-coordinator, Women's Interart Center, New York, NY 1973-76
  • Artist in Residence, Women's Interart Center, New York, NY 1972; New School for Social Research, New York, NY 1977

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Honors

  • The Alice Baber Art Fund, Inc. Grant Award 1990
  • Doctor of Pedagogy, Niagara University, Niagara Falls, NY 1990
  • Doctor of Fine Arts (Honoris Causa) Caldwell College, Caldwell, NY 1976
  • Women of Distinction Award, Birmingham Southern College, Birmingham, AL 1987
  • Allied Professions Award, Virginia Society, The American Institute of Architects, Richmond, VA 1986
  • Distinguished Alumni Award, Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD 1983
  • Outstanding Services Award, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, AR 1983
  • Governor's Arkansas Travelers Award 1983
  • Outstanding Woman of Virginia, Faculty Women's Caucus, James Madison University, VA 1981
  • City of Fort Wayne, IN, received the Mayor's Certificate of commendation and the key to the city, 1979
  • City of Roanoke, VA received the Mayor's Certificate of Recognition and the key to the city, 1977

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Solo Shows

  • Somerhill Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC 2000
  • Arts On Douglas, New Smyrna Beach, FL 2000
  • Judi Rotenberg Gallery, Boston, MA 1999
  • Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL 1999
  • Art Museum of Western Virginia, Roanoke, VA 1999
  • Monty Stabler Gallery, Birmingham, AL 1999
  • Harmon-Meek Gallery, Naples, Fl 1998
  • Broward Community College, Pembroke Pines, FL 1998
  • Somerhill Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC 1997
  • Museum of Arts and Sciences, Daytona Beach, FL 1995
  • Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 1995
  • University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 1995
  • Moore County Arts Council, Southern Pines, NC 1995
  • Corbino Galleries, Sarasota, FL 1995
  • Somerhill Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC 1995
  • Harmon-Meek Gallery, Naples, FL 1994
  • Monty Stabler Gallery, Birmingham. AL 1994
  • St. John's Museum of Art, Wilmington, NC 1993
  • Zone One Contemporary, Asheville, NC 1993
  • Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA 1993
  • Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, West Palm Beach, FL 1993
  • New Jersey Center for the Visual Arts, Summit, NJ 1993
  • Monty Stabler Gallery, Birmingham, AL 1992
  • Hunterdon Art Center, Clinton, NJ 1992
  • Somerhill Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC 1992
  • University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR 1991
  • Fordham University, New York, NY 1991
  • Corbino Galleries, Sarasota, FL 1991
  • Wade Wilson Gallery, Chicago, IL 1991
  • Broward Community College, Pembroke Pines, FL 1991
  • Ann Jaffe Gallery, Bay Harbor Island, FL 1990
  • Monty Stabler Gallery, Birmingham, AL 1990
  • Jaffe-Baker Gallery, Boca Raton, FL 1990
  • South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts, Greenville, SC 1990
  • Sound Shore Gallery, Stamford, CT 1989
  • Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 1989
  • Gallery West, Los Angeles, CA 1989
  • Corbino Galleries, Sarasota, FL 1987
  • Somerhill Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC 1988
  • Interart de St. Amand, New York, NY 1988
  • Corbino Galleries, Sarasota, FL 1987
  • Sheila Nussbaum Gallery, Millburn, NJ 1986
  • Gallery West, Los Angeles, CA 1986
  • Gallery Ninety-Nine, Bay Harbor Island, Fl 1986
  • Associated American Artists, New York, NY 1986
  • Dolly Fiterman Gallery, Minneapolis, MN 1986
  • Images Gallery, Toledo, OH 1986
  • Montpelier Cultural Art Center, Laurel, MD 1986
  • Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL 1985
  • Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 1985
  • Reynolda House Museum, Winston-Salem, NC 1985
  • Meredith Contemporary Art, Baltimore, MD 1985
  • Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD 1985
  • Gallery 756, Flint, MI 1985
  • Gallery One, Fort Worth, TX 1984
  • Somerhill Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC 1984
  • Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA 1984
  • Meredith College, Raleigh, NC 1984
  • Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX 1984
  • Fordham University, New York, NY 1984
  • Academy of the Arts, Easton, MD 1984
  • Gallery West, Los Angeles, CA 1983
  • Marymount Manhattan College, New York, NY 1983
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxvile, TN 1983
  • Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE 1983
  • Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown, MD 1983
  • Adelphi University, Garden City, NY 1983
  • Roanoke College, Salem, VA 1983
  • St. Mary's College, Winoa, MN 1983
  • Gallery One, Fort Worth, TX 1982
  • The Squibb Gallery, Princeton, NJ 1982
  • The Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL 1982
  • Fontana Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 1982
  • Notre Dame College, Baltimore, MD 1982
  • Meredith Contemporary Art, Baltimore, MD 1981
  • Somerhill Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC 1981
  • University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 1981
  • Interart de St. Amand, New York, NY 1981
  • University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR 1981
  • Caldwell College, Caldwell, NJ 1980
  • Deacon Gallery, Wilmington, NC 1980
  • Virginia Miller Gallery, Coral Gables, FL 1980
  • Fordham University, New York, NY 1979
  • Appalachian State University, Boone, NC 1979
  • Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN 1979
  • New School for Social Research, New York, NY 1979
  • Maurice M. Pine Free Public Library, Fairlawn, NJ 1979
  • Sawhill Gallery, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 1978
  • Fells Point Gallery, Baltimore, MD 1978
  • E. P. Gurewitsch Works of Art, New York, NY 1978
  • University Art Gallery, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA 1977
  • Miller and King Gallery, Coral Gables, FL 1977
  • Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ 1977
  • Aaron Berman Gallery, New York, NY 1977
  • ERPF Cultural Center, Arkville, NY 1977
  • Fordham University, New York, NY 1976
  • New School For Social Research, New York, NY 1976
  • Caldwell College, Caldwell, NJ 1976
  • Foote, Cone & Belding, New York, NY 1976
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, VA 1976
  • New York University, New York, NY 1976
  • Ames Gallery, New York, NY 1975
  • New York University, New York, NY 1975
  • Women's Interart Center, New York, NY 1973
  • New York University, New York, NY 1971
  • New York University, New York, NY 1970
  • Columbia University, New York, NY 1970
  • Juliette Gordon Gallery, New York, NY 1967
  • Gertrude Stein Gallery, New York, NY 1966
  • State Theatre of Virginia, Abingdon, VA 1965
  • Sullins College, Bristal, VA 1965
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Lima, Peru 1963
  • St. Mary's College, Columbus, OH 1963
  • Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL 1963
  • Fine Arts Museum, Roanoke, VA 1963
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, VA 1962
  • Fenster Gallery, Frankfurt, Germany 1962
  • Schramm Art Galleries, Fort Lauderdale, FL 1962
  • Miami Museum of Modern Art, Miami, FL 1962
  • Battelle Institute, Columbus, OH 1962
  • Barzansky Gallery, New York, NY 1960
  • The Gallery, Miami, FL 1959
  • The Cherry Lane Theater, New York, NY 1947

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Solo Happenings and Events

  • "Library Environment; A Visual Reference," George Bolge, curator, Mercer Community College, Trenton, NJ 1990
  • "Ritual '71," New York University's Special Events Series, New York, NY 1971
  • "Flag Show," Gertrude Stein Gallery, New York, NY 1966
  • "Light and Motion," Champagne Gallery, New York, NY 1965
  • "Made in the USA," Gertrude Stein Gallery/Champagne Gallery, New York, NY 1965
  • "American Way of Death, " (with Sam Goodman) Champagne Gallery, NY, NY 1964
  • "Children's Environments," The Third Room, Juliette Gordon Gallery, New York, NY 1963

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Theater Design

  • Sculptural set executed by the artist for "Fruhlingssymphonie," a ballet choreographed by Dennis Nahat to Schumann's "Spring Symphony," Cleveland Ballet. Cynthia Gregory's debut with the Cleveland Ballet, 1986
  • Sculptural set executed by the artist for "Summerscape," a ballet in three movements choreographed by Dennis Nahat to "Shostakovich Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Major," Cleveland Ballet, 1982

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Group Shows

  • "Art in the Garden," Walt Disney World, Epcot Center, Orlando, FL 1998
  • "Shattering The Southern Stereotype," Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, Farmville, VA 1998
  • Wilton Library, Wilton, CT 1998
  • "In Three Dimensions: Women Sculptors of the ‘90s," Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY 1995
  • "Dreams," Monty Stabler Gallery, Birmingham, AL 1995
  • "A Sense of Place," Zone One Contemporary, Asheville, NC 1994
  • "Night and Day," Monty Stabler Gallery, Birmingham, AL 1994
  • "Methods and Materials in Contemporary Sculpture" Columbus Museum,Columbus, GA 1993
  • "Stars of Florida," Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL 1992
  • "Children in Crisis, A Benefit Exhibition," Lorence Monk Gallery, New York, NY 1991
  • "South Florida Invitational; George Bolge Selects," Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 1991
  • "Inaugural Awards to Women in the Fine arts," sponsored by the Alice Baber Art Fund, Inc., Helander Gallery, New York, NY 1991
  • "Direction and Diversity: Sanin/Gillespie," Lafayette Museum of Art, Lafayette, IN 1990
  • "Exhibition: En Plein Air," Baltimore, MD 1990
  • "American Women Artists, The Twentieth Century," Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN 1990
  • "ARTluminium," La Maison Alcan, Montreal, Canada 1989
  • "The Community as Planner," Municipal Art Society Gallery, New York, NY; Interart de St. Amand Gallery, New York, NY 1988
  • "Art Today," Penn State/Ogontz Campus, Abington, PA 1988
  • "Art in Fashion/Fashion in Art," Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, New York, NY. Curated by Richard Martin. Traveled for two years to museums in the USA and Canada 1987
  • Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL 1986, 1991
  • "New Directions in Sculpture" Full House, Kingston, NJ 1986
  • "Paper Routes," Somerhill Gallery, Durham, NC 1986
  • "Prints by Women," Associated American Artists, New York, NY 1986
  • "Multiscale Sculpture," Interart de St. Amand Gallery, New York, NY 1985
  • "Artist's Christmas," First Texas Council of Campfire, Fort Worth, TX 1985, 1988
  • "Holiday Showcase" Sheila Nussbaum Gallery, Millburn, NJ 1985
  • Bradley University, Peoria, IL 1985
  • "Ordinary and Extradinary Uses" curated by Rose Slivka, catalogue, Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, NY 1984
  • "Invitational" Meredith Contemporary Art, Baltimore, MD 1983
  • Meredith Contemporary Art, Baltimore, MD 1983
  • Gallery One, Fort Worth, TX 1983
  • Philadelphia College of Art Invitational, Philadelphia, PA 1983
  • Inaugural Permanent Collection Exhibition, Radford University, Radford, VA 1983
  • Eve Mannes Gallery, Atlanta, GA 1982
  • Greater Reston Art Center, Reston, VA 1982
  • First Women's Bank, New York, NY 1982
  • Boca Raton Art Center, Boca Raton, FL 1982
  • Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD 1980
  • Fordham University, New York, NY 1979
  • University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR 1979
  • "Thirteen Mini-Retros," Aaron Berman Gallery, New York, NY 1978
  • "Selections from the Art Dealers Association of South Florida, Museumof Art, Fort Lauderdale, Fl 1978
  • Adelphi University, New York, NY 1978
  • Marymount College, New York, NY 1978
  • Michael C. Rockefeller Art Center, Fredonia, NY 1977
  • Iran American Society, Teheran, Iran 1977
  • "Refractions, Reflections," Fort Lauderdale Museum of the Arts, Fort Lauderdale, FL 1977
  • "Walk Through Art," Douglas College, New Brunswick, NJ 1976
  • Fendrick Gallery, Washington, DC 1976
  • Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY 1976
  • U.S.I.S. Cultural Center, Nairobi, Kenya 1975
  • "Walk Through Art," Battery Park, New York, NY 1974
  • "Walk Through Art," Central Park, New York, NY 1974
  • New York Cultural Center, New York, NY 1974
  • Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA 1974
  • "Unmanly Art," Suffolk Museum, Long Island, NY 1972
  • Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond, VA 1963
  • "Critics Choice," International Design Centre, Miami, FL 1963
  • Fort Lauderdale Museum of the Arts, Fort Lauderdale, FL 1962
  • "Hort Memorial Exhibiton," Fort Lauderdale Art Center, Fort Lauderdale, FL 1962
  • "Third Annual Purchase Award Show," The Gallery, Fort Lauderdale, FL 1962

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Group Happenings and Environments

  • "Artvance...An Evening of Events," Women's Interart Center, New York, NY 1974
  • "Artvance...An Evening of Events, New York University, New York, NY 1973
  • "Erotic Garden," Women's Interart Center, New York, NY 1973
  • "People Factory," C.W. Post College, Long Island, NY 1973

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Commissions on Public View

  • "Oval Garden," 15’ x 5’ x 8" wall sculpture, Mayo Clinic’s Albert Lea Medical Center, Albert Lea, MN 1999
  • "Sky Castles," 24’ tall, free-standing exterior sculptures, Epcot Center, Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL 1999
  • "Encircled Path to the Enchanted Castle," 62’ x 18’ x 18’, City Administration Parking Garage, Orlando, Fl 1998
  • "Color and Shadow III," 12’ x 9’ x 4’, Camp Venture, Sparkill, NY 1997
  • "The Golden Flames," 50" x 18" x 18", Camp Venture, Sparkill, NY 1997
  • "Wind Song," 15' 10 3/4" x 15' 1 3/4" wall sculpture, Norwest Bank, Rochester, MN 1995
  • "Wind Chimes," 8' x 11' x 1 1/2", wall sculpture, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 1994
  • "Aerial Concerto," 8'5" x 12'9" x 1 1/2", wall sculpture, Art Serve, Fort Lauderdale, FL 1994
  • "Forms in Space = Concerto," 15'9 1/2" x 14'3" x 1 1/2", Sprint, Inc., Wake Forest, NC 1994
  • "Mountain Ribbon," 15' x 8", Warren Wilson College, St. Clair guest house, Asheville, NC 1993
  • Created sculptural centerpiece for presentation of the USA Culinary Team in Luxembourg (headquartered at Walt Disney World) Orlando, FL 1990
  • "Colorfalls," 43' x 10' x2', installed in the lobby of the Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts, Wilmington, NC 1990
  • "Color and Forms in Flight," Fort Lauderdale Airport, Delta Terminal, 12'2" x 22'2"; 40 painted aluminum squares, Fort Lauderdale, FL 1989
  • Lincoln Center/List Art Posters, edition: handscreened posters, New York, NY 1989
  • Lincoln Center/List Art Posters, 72 free-standing sculptures, New York, NY 1989
  • The Boulders II, two-story interior wall sculptures, Richmond, VA 1988
  • "Through the Looking Glass," 23' x 23', exterior wall sculpture, Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL 1988
  • "Joyful Noise, #5," 5' x 14', interior wall sculpture, St. Marks School, Dallas, TX 1988
  • "Rain Dancer's Dream," 73" x 60", interior wall sculpture, Rollins College, Winter Park, FL 1988
  • IBM, two-story interior wall sculpture, Thornhill, NY 1987
  • F. D. Rich, Stamford, CT 1987
  • "Launched Ribbon," 15' high, exterior free-standing sculpture, Lafayette Museum of Art, Lafayette, IN 1985
  • Rowe Development Corporation, 32' x 14' x 10', suspended sculpture, Research Triangle Park, NC 1985
  • Adaron Corporation, Research Triangle Park, NC 1985
  • Fritz-Sessler Corporation, Dallas, TX 1985
  • Center-in-the-Square, five-story interior wall sculpture, Roanoke, VA 1985
  • Maryland Institute, College of Art, 36' x 22', interior facade, mixed media, Baltimore, MD 1985
  • Lincoln Center/List Art Posters, edition: handscreened posters, New York, NY 1984
  • Lincoln Center/List Art Posters edition: free-standing sculptures, New York, NY 1984
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock Conference Center, Little Rock, AR 1983
  • United States Mission to the United Nations, fountain sculpture, New York, NY 1981
  • Miami Public Library, Miami, Fl 1978
  • HUD Project, 96' frieze, North Miami, FL 1979
  • Buchman Wall, 9' x 60' mural for tennis court, FL 1978
  • Ann Lee Associates, 50' x 50' mural, Court House Square, Roanoke, VA 1979
  • City Wall, Houston and Mercer Streets, New York, NY 1975

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Articles and Reviews

  • Jamie Beckett. "A Moment With Dorothy Gillespie." P’an Ku, Broward Community College, Fall 1998
  • Harriet Little. The Roanoke Times, Horizon, March 22, 1998
  • Kevin Kittredge. The Roanoke Times, March 27, 1998
  • Jeanne Johnson. RU, the magazine of Radford University, May 1997
  • Art Calendar, Westover, MD, February 1995
  • Karen Neustadt. Orlando Weekly, September 6, 1995
  • Frederick Kaimann. The Birmingham News, February 13, 1994
  • James R. Nelson. The Birmingham News, February 13, 1994
  • Dale Neal. Asheville Citizen-Times, December 19, 1993
  • "Artist Donates Sculpture." Wilmington Star-News, December 5, 1993
  • Mark Morrison. Roanoke Times & World News, December 4, 1993
  • Tamara Drew. This Week Magazine, December 1-7, 1993
  • Carole Currie. Asheville Citizen-Times, November 9, 1993
  • Helen L. Kohen. Miami Herald, July 18, 1993
  • Dale Neal. Asheville Citizen-Times, July 18, 1993
  • Joan Altabe. Sarasota Herald-Tribune, March 10, 1991
  • James R. Nelson. Birmingham News, October 7, 1990
  • Lynn Duvall. Birmingham News, October 14, 1990
  • Deb Richardson-Moore. Greenville News, July 4, 1990
  • Hunter Kome. Wilmington Star-News, March 3, 1990
  • Helen L. Kohen. Miami Herald, December 25, 1988
  • Blue Greenberg. Durham Morning Herald, April 22, 1988
  • Mike Allen. Richmond Times-Dispatch, June 5, 1988
  • S. C. White. Sarasota Independent, February 21, 1987
  • Joan Altabe. Sarasota Herald- Tribune, February 15, 1987
  • Kevin Dean and Kay Kipling. The Longboat Observer, 1987
  • Thyrza Jacobs. Pelican Press, February 12, 1987
  • Richard Martin. Arts Magazine, October, 1986
  • Boris Nelson. The Blade, March 6, 1986
  • Mary Harbough. The Instructor, August, 1986 (cover photo)
  • Helen L. Kohen. The Miami Herald, May 9, 1986
  • Leslie Judd Ahlander. The Miami News, May 23, 1986
  • Patricia Malarcher. New York Times, June 29, 1986
  • Eileen Watkins. Sunday Star Ledger, June 27, 1986
  • Tommy Harrison. The News Journal, July 16, 19886
  • Jeff Debell. Roanoke Times & World News, August 8, 1985
  • Jinny Apple. Triad Woman, February, 1985
  • "Centered Celebration," Roanoke Times & World News, October 13, 1985
  • Bill Veselik. The News Journal, May 3, 1984
  • David Shirley. New York Times, January 13, 1983
  • Phyllis Braff. New York Times, March 23, 1983
  • Eileen Watkins. Sunday Star Ledger, January 16, 1983
  • Sally Harris. Roanoke Times & World News, January 14, 1983
  • Ann Weinstein. Roanoke Times & World News, January 23, 1983
  • Alexandra de Lallier. Woman’s Art Journal, Fall 1982 / Winter 1983
  • George S. Bolge. Woman’s Art Journal, Fall 1982 / Winter 1983
  • Helen L. Kohen. Miami Herald, October 10, 1982
  • Roger Hurlburt. Fort Lauderdale News & Sun Sentinel, October 10, 1982
  • Heidi S. Tuby. Boca Raton News, April 2, 1982
  • Virginia Rembert. Arts Magazine, 1982
  • Theodore F. Wolff. Philadelphia Inquirer, January 10, 1982
  • Judy Linscott. New York Sunday News, 1982
  • Virginia Rembert. Society for the Fine Arts Review, Winter, 1982
  • Ann White. Sunrise Pine Bluff Commercial, December 12, 1981
  • James R. Nelson. Birmingham News, October 25, 1981
  • William C. Ennis. The Crimson White, October 16, 1981
  • Virginia Pitts Rembert. Arts Magazine, October, 1981
  • Ron Lowe. Fort Worth Star Telegram, August 21, 1981
  • Charles Horton. The Chapel Hill Newspaper, May 3, 1981
  • Charles Horton. The Chapel Hill Newspaper, April 26, 1981
  • Sandy Miller Hays. Arkansas Democrat, March, 1981
  • Elizabeth Stevens. The Sun, 1981
  • Helen Kohen. The Miami Herald, November 30, 1980
  • Robert Hetherington. The Star Ledger, October 12, 1980
  • Cathy Taylor. Wilmington Star-News, September 7, 1980
  • Gabrielle Wise. The Baltimore Sun, June 16, 1980
  • Sylvia Fishbach-Braden. Aura, 1980
  • Michael E. Kampen. Charlotte Observer, March 23, 1980
  • Joan Kleinman. The Metropolitan, February, 1980
  • Clayworks, Clayworks Studio Workshop, New York, January, 1980
  • John Krushenick. Fort Wayne News Sentinel, May 10, 1979
  • Roxanne Mueller. Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, April 27, 1979
  • Terry Rubenstein. The Baltimore Sun, July13, 1979
  • Richard Huntington. Buffalo Courrier Express, November 4, 1979
  • Bill Branche. Niagara Gazette, October 28, 1979
  • Argil Schock. Fort Wayne Sentinel, April 25, 1979
  • Connie Trexler, Fort Wayne News Sentinel, April 14, April 30, May 4, 1979
  • Natalie Edgar. Art World, January, February, 1978
  • Natalie Edgar. Arts Magazine, February, 1978
  • Lawrence Alloway. The Nation, September 23, 1978
  • Grace Clueck. New York Times, July 14, 1978
  • Shubert Jonas. Fort Lauderdale News, March 13, 1977; February 12, 1978; August 20, 1978
  • John Perrault. Soho Weekly News, August 31, 1978
  • Jerry Tallmer. New York Post, January 28, 1978
  • Margaret Pomphret. Arts Magazine, January 1978
  • John Lewis. New York Daily News, July 16, 1978
  • David Shirey. Arts Magazine, November, 1977
  • David Shirey. New York Times, January 21, 1979; January 30, 1977
  • Ann Weinstein. Roanoke Times, April 10, 1977; November 14, 1976
  • Ellen Edwards. Miami Herald, March 11, 1977; March 25, 1977; April 30, 1978; January 29, 1978
  • Mary Vaugh. Arts Magazine, January, 1977
  • Sandra Langer. WQA Newsletter, FL, May/June 1977
  • Rachel Koff. Fort Lauderdale News, May 18, 1977
  • Trudy Wills. Roanoke Times, March 19, 1977
  • Eileen Watkins. Star Ledger, January 19, 1977; April 9, 1976
  • Phyllis Derfner. Art International, March/April, 1976
  • Eric Frye. Review, Fordham University, March, 1976
  • Diana Lercher. Christian Science Monitor, April 12, 1976
  • Vera Goodman. New Directions for Women, Summer 1976
  • Janet Culbertson. Women in the Arts Newsletter, February, 1976
  • Steve Panny. The Paper, Fordham University, April 29, 1976
  • Henry Marx. Die Kunst, Germany, 1975
  • Mona Davince. Soho Weekly News, October 23, 1975
  • Natalie Edgar. Dorothy Gillespie, catalogue, 1975
  • Ricki Fellman. New York Daily News, November 14, 1975
  • Jane Bell. Arts Magazine, May, 1975
  • Anna Quindlen. New York Post, August, 1974
  • Doris Bingham. Bethlehem Globe, November 15, 1974
  • Harriet Lyons. Ms. Magazine, July, 1973
  • Alfred E. Clark. New York Times, October 2, 1966
  • Pricilla Young. Roanoke Times, October 2, 1963
  • Stan Tupler. Miami Hurricane, University of Miami, 1962
  • Margaret Breuning. Arts Magazine, October, 1960
  • Doris Reno. Miami Herald, December 13, 1959; May 28, 1961; May 6, 1962; April 29, 1962
  • Nellie Bower. Miami News, September 14, 1958
  • Nancy Taylor. Miami News, February 8, 1956

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Articles by Dorothy Gillespie

  • "Professionalism and the Woman Artist," Women's Studies and the Arts,senior editor, Elsa Honig Fine 1979
  • "Overcoming Barriers: Special Problems of the Woman Artist in the South," The Southern Quarterly, Spring, 1979
  • "Professionalism and the Woman Artist," Feminist Collage, editor, Judy Loeb, 1979

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Catalogues

  • Dorothy Gillespie, Paintings and Sculpture, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 1995
  • Dorothy Gillespie, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR 1991
  • Dorothy Gillespie, Corbino Galleries, Sarasota, FL 1991
  • ARTluminum, Alcan, Montreal, Canada, 1989
  • Dorothy Gillespie, Corbino Galleries, Sarasota, Fl 1988
  • Dorothy Gillespie, Sculptured Paintings, Musuem of Art, Fort lauderdale, FL 1982
  • Modern and Contemporary Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York, NY 1981
  • Ten Years of Public Art, Public Art Fund, Inc. New York, NY 1982
  • Dorothy Gillespie, Ferguson Gallery, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 1981
  • Dorothy Gillespie, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR 1981
  • Dade County Art Tour, Art in Public Places, Fl 1979
  • Energy, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR 1980
  • Dorothy Gillespie, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN 1979
  • Sculpture in Color, AREA, New York, NY 1978
  • Art Dealers Association of South Florida, Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art, 1978
  • Papier, Summit Art Center, Summit, NJ 1977
  • WQA, Cuny Graduate Center, NJ 1977
  • Refractions/Reflections, Fort Lauderdale Museum, FL 1977
  • Paper, Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center, Fredonia, NY 1977
  • Women Painters and Poets, VAC, New York University, New York, NY 1977
  • Art Today, USA, Iran American Society, Teheran 1977
  • Four Artists, Fenderick Gallery, Washington, DC 1976
  • Visual Artists Coalition, New York Univesity, New York, NY 1976
  • Dorothy Gillespie, Women's Interart Center, New York, NY 1975
  • Works on Paper, Brooklyn, Women in the Arts, New York, NY 1975
  • Works in Progress, Women's Interart Center, New York, NY 1974
  • Women Choose Women, New York Cultural Center, New York, NY 1974
  • Catalogue, Instituto De Arte Contemporaneo, Lima, Peru 1963
  • Dorothy Gillespie, Fort Luderdale Museum of the Arts, Fort Lauderdale, FL 1963
  • Dorothy Gillespie, Miami Museum of Modern Art, Miami, FL 1962
  • Six South Florida Abstract Artists, Lowe Museum, University of Miami, Miami, FL 1960

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Films and Tapes

  • Gerald McCarthy. "Color, Form, and Space," 30-minute video documentary, Radford University Foundation 1999
  • Gerald McCarthy. "Sculptured Paintings," 30-minute video documentary 1990
  • Gerald McCarthy. "First of May," 30-minute video documentary, WBRA Public Television, Roanoke, VA 1984
  • "Much More Than Meets the Eye," video tape interview by Curry at the Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL 1982
  • "A Holiday Festival," video tape of exhibition at the Squibb Gallery, Princeton, NJ
  • Rikki Ripp. "Dorothy Gillespie in Her Studiio," 1/2" b/w video tape, 17 minutes
  • Dorothy Beskind. "Dorothy Gillespie," 16mm. film, color
  • "Woman in Her own Right," 1/2" b/w video tape, Africa 1976
  • "Womanland," 1/2" video tape of Dorothy Gillespie exhibition, b/w

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Films, Tapes and Interviews by Dorothy Gillespie

  • Founder, Women Artists Historical Archives of the Women's Interart Center, New York, NY 1973. Films and taped interviews include: Audrey Flack, Buffie Johnson, Marcia Marcus, Betty Parsons, Howardina Pindell, Faith Ringold, Alice Neel, Alma Thomas, Jeanne Reynal, Helen Aylon, Nell Blaine, Minna Citron, Lila Katzen, Lynda Benglis, Alice Baber, Lilly Brody, Sari Dienes and Jan Gelb.
  • "Dorothy Gillespie Show" Radio Station WHBI, New York, NY 1967-73
  • "The Pope" 16mm. film 1966
  • "The Flag" 16mm. film 1965
  • "Made in the U.S." 16mm. film 1965

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Group Shows Conceived and Curated by Dorothy Gillespie

  • "Games," Women's Interart Center, New York, NY 1974 included: Howardina Pindell,Marcia Marcus, Lil Picard, Betty Parsons, Regina Bogat, Susan Weil, Vivian Wechter, Elsie Asher, Alice Baber, Pat Mainardi, Julie Lomoe, Barbara Zucker, Nina Yankowitz, Minna Citron, Rikki Ripp, Helen Soreff, Ann Gillen, Sylvia Sleigh, Nancy Spero, Ruth Chai Vodicka, Ce Rosner, Seena Donneson, Alice Neel, Natalie Edgar, Dorothy Gillespie, and Anita Steckel.
  • "Women Artist' Sketch Books," Women's Interart Center, New York, NY 1978 Included: Helen Aylon, Alice Baber, Isabel Bishop, Nell Blaine, Lilly Brody, Mina Citron, Sari Dienes, Lilly Ente, Audrey Flack, Mary Frank, Jan Gelb, Dorothy Gillespie, Anita Steckel, Buffie Johnson, Yvonne Jacquette, Lila Katzen, Elaine De Kooning, Marcia Marcus, Betty Parsons, Howardina Pindell, and Joyce Wienstein.
  • "Women Artists Paint Women Artists," Virginia Miller Gallery, Miami, FL 1978; Living Gallery, North Cross School, Roanoke, VA included: Elaine de Kooning, Marcia Marcus, Dorothy Gillespie, Alice Neel, Lilly Brody Selina Trieff, Pat Mainardi, Rosalyn Drexler.
  • "Artist Choice," Clayworks Gallery, New York, NY 1979, included: Alice Neel, Nancy Selvage, Richard Buncamper, Marisol, Joyce Weinstein, Ron Gallas, Marlyn Dinenfass, Clinton Hill, Joe Stallone, Joellen Hall, Mike Aschenbrenner, Addie Herder, Barbara Schwartz, Dorothy Gillespie, Ken Leveson, Peter Voulkos, Cathy Billian, George Mason, Joe Upham, Susan Kay, Susan Peterson, Jim Stephenson, Yiannes, Betty Klavun, David Hare, Richard Yelle, Susan Weil, Philip Pavia, Richard Shaw, Ka Kwong Hui, Jack Beal, Jolyn Hofsted, Terry Rosenberg, Bernie Kirschenbaum.

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Visiting Artist

  • Radford University, Radford, VA 1995
  • Dominican College of San Rafael (Visiting Woodrow Wilson Fellow) San Rafael, CA 1993
  • Warren Wilson College (Visiting Woodrow Wilson Fellow) Asheville, NC 1992
  • New England College (Visiting Woodrow Wilson Fellow) Henniker, New Hampshire 1990
  • Beaver College (Visiting Woodrow Wilson Fellow) Glenside, PA 1990
  • Davis and Elkins College (Visiting Woodrow Wilson Fellow) Elkins, WV 1989
  • Susquehanna Univeristy (Visiting Woodrow Wilson Fellow) Selinsgrove, PA 1988
  • St. Catherine College (Visiting Woodrow Wilson Fellow) St. Paul, MN 1987
  • The Governor's School, Radford University, Radford, VA 1986
  • Birmingham-Southern College (Visiting Woodrow Wilson Fellow) Birmingham, AL 1985
  • Reynolda House Museum, Winston-Salem, NC 1985
  • Radford University, Radford, VA 1985
  • Asheville Museum of Art, Asheville, NC 1984
  • Meredith College, Raleigh, NC 1984
  • Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Tx 1984
  • Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD 1983

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Lectures

  • "The Art of Dorothy Gillespie," The Fine Arts Society of Sarasota, Fl 1996
  • "The Art of Dorothy Gillespie," The Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL 1996
  • "The Art of Dorothy Gillespie," Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL 1996
  • The Museum of Arts and Sciences, Daytona Beach, FL 1995
  • "Looking Back for the Future," Artist Equity, New York, NY 1994
  • "Issues in Focus: Artists Thinking Critically About Society," New Jersey Center for the Visual Arts, Summit, NJ 1993
  • Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN 1993
  • Washington & Lee University, Lexington, VA 1993
  • Flossie Martin Gallery, Radford University, Radford, VA 1991
  • Broward Community College, Pembroke Pines, FL 1991
  • Women's Caucus for Art, national conference, panelist, Washington, DC 1991
  • South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts, Greenville, SC 1990-
  • Gibbes Art Museum, Charleston, SC 1990
  • Tri-State Sculpture's Guild Conference, keynote speech, Radford University, Radford, VA 1990
  • North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC 1989
  • "Women's Issues in the Arts," University of Montevalto, AL 1988
  • John Hopkins University, panelist, career symposium, Baltimore, MD 1987
  • "Women and Art," The College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, MN 1987
  • "Women in Art:Accomplishment and Opportunities," Thomas Center Gallery, Gainsville,FL1987
  • Montepelier Cultural Arts Center, Laurel, MD 1986
  • "What's Happening to Women in the Visual Arts?," Reynolda House, Winston-Salem, NC 1985
  • University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS 1985
  • College of St. Teresa, Winona, MN 1985
  • Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL 1985
  • Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL 1985
  • Adelphi University, Garden City, NY 1985
  • University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 1985
  • "Vassarely," panel moderator, New School for Social Research, New York, NY 1984
  • Woodstock Art Association, Woodstock, NY 1984
  • 92nd Street YMHA, New York, NY 1984
  • Meredith College, Raleigh, NC 1984
  • Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC 1984
  • University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 1983
  • Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX 1983
  • Abilene Fine Arts Museum, Abilene, TX 1983
  • The Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL 1982
  • Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX 1982
  • Broward College, Hollywood, Fl 1982
  • University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 1982
  • "Three Artists-Three Dimensions," College of Notre Dame, Baltimore, MD 1982
  • Fine Arts Festival, Wilmington, NC 1982
  • "Professionalism," SEWCA, Gainesville, FL 1980
  • University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR 1981
  • "Arts Administration: Issues and Problems," Salem College, Winston-Salem, NC 1980
  • James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 1979
  • Appalachian State University, Boone, NC 1979
  • Artemis Festival, Roanoke, VA 1977, 1978, 1979
  • Niagara University, Niagara Falls, NY 1979
  • Fort Wayne Museum, Fort Wayne, IN 1979
  • Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981
  • Maurice M. Pine Library, Fairlawn, NJ 1978
  • Women's Caucus for Art, Los Angeles, CA 1977
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, VA 1976
  • Fordham University, New York, NY 1976
  • New York University, New York, NY 1975
  • "Women and Art," Eisenhower Hall, U. S. Military Academy, West Point, NY 1975
  • Sullins College, Bristol, VA 1965
  • Fort lauderdale Museum, Fort Lauderdale, FL 1963
  • Ohio Dominican College, Columbus, OH 1963
  • Lowe Museum, University of Miami, Miami, FL 1962





News Updates

  • A show of Dorothy Gillespie artworks is on view at the Higgins Gallery in Manchester 

  • Current Gallery Showing:
    The Harmon-Meek Gallery
    Naples, Fl.
    From January 16, 2015