Education

1967       MFA: The University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

1966       MS: The University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

1962       BS: The University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Solo Shows

2021       Shari Urquhart - Musn’t Touch: A  Textile Retrospective. Exhibition in two venues: The                             Portrait Society Gallery of Contemporary Art and The Warehouse Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

2005       The Fuzzy Museum, Cheryl Pelavin Gallery, New York, NY

1999       Narrative Threads, South West Center for Contemporary Crafts, San Antonio, TX

1994       Zone One Contemporary, Asheville, NC

1994       The Hillwood Art Museum, Long Island University C.W. Post Campus, Brookville, NY

1993       The Hand Workshop, Virginia Center for the Craft Arts, Richmond, VA 

1993       Rockville Art Place, Rockville, MD  

1993       Narrative Tapestries, Monique Knowlton Gallery, New York, NY

1984       The Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

1983       Monique Knowlton Gallery, New York, NY 

1981       Monique Knowlton Gallery, New York, NY

1979       Nancy Lurie Gallery, Chicago, IL 

1976       Madison Art Center, Madison WI 

1970       Madison Art Center, Madison WI

1970       University of Wisconsin, Janesville WI

1970       Main Gallery, Wisconsin Union, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

1968       University of Illinois, Macomb, IL

Selected Group Exhibitions

2013       Interweave, Cazenovia College Art Gallery, Cazenovia, NY

2012       Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2008       New York Design Room, Brooklyn, NY

2006       War is Over, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2005       Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2004       Warm Worlds & Otherwise, Krasdale Corp., White Plains, NY MAY

2004       Holiday Exhibition, Owings-Dewey Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM DEC

2002       Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2001       21st Suffragettes, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2001       New Work by Gallery Artists, Germaine Keller Gallery, Garrison, NY

2000       Needle & Thread, Wendy Cooper Gallery, Madison, WI

2000       Group Exhibition, Margaret Bodell Gallery, New York, NY

2000       Making Faces, Holland Tunnel Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

1999       Take a Notion, curated by Margaret Bodell (Margaret Bodell Gallery, Ltd.)

                   alternative space for textile arts at D.L.Cerney, New York, NY JUL

1999       She, Holland Tunnel Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

1998       Holland Tunnel Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

1997       Parker, Pepper, Urquhart, Fred Valentine, Chi Meat, Brooklyn, NY

1997       Contemporary Fiber, Mary Session Porter Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA

1995       Project Exhibit, Meyerhoff Gallery, The Maryland Art Institute, Baltimore, MD

1995       Thread Bare: Revealing Content in Contemporary Fiber, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC

1995       The Domestic Landscape, Monique Knowlton Gallery, New York, NY

1994       Bad Girls! (Part II), The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY

1994       Judy Angus & Shari Urquhart, Zone One Contemporary, Asheville, NC

1993       Year of the Crafts: Moonelis & Urquhart, Hillwood Art Museum, Long Island University C.W. Post Campus, Brookville, NY

1991       New Ends, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY 

1990       Fabrication/Revelation, Gray Art Gallery, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

1989       Fabrication/Revelation, Gallery of Art, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA

1987       Private Expressions, Stamford Museum of Art & Nature, Stamford, CT

1985       Cityscapes, Countryscapes: Redefined, Monique Knowlton Gallery, New York, NY

1985       This Way, That Way, Thorpe Intermediary, Sparkhill, NY 

1984       Rockefeller Visiting Artist’s Exhibition, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC

1984       Art & Ego, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY 

1984       Landscapes, Frumkin & Struve Gallery, Chicago, IL

1984       Through the Looking Glass: Reflected Images in Contemporary Art, Hecksche Museum, Huntington, NY

1984       Monique Knowlton Gallery, New York, NY

1983       Intoxication, Monique Knowlton Gallery, New York, NY

1981       Threads, The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH

1981       Invitational: New in New York, Monique Knowlton Gallery, New York, NY

1980       Decorative Fabricators, The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA

1979       Fiber Structures & Fabric Surfaces: An Exhibition of Works by National & International

                  Contemporary Artists using Fiber, Herron Gallery of Art, Indianapolis, IN

1978       “Bad” Painting, The New Museum, New York, NY JAN 14 - FEB 28 *

1978       Six Contemporary Artists, List Art Center, Kirkland College, Clinton, NY

1978       Invitational, A.I.R. Gallery, selected by Pat Lasch, New York, NY

1978       Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York, NY

1977       14 Women Artists, Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

1977       Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York, NY

1976       A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY

1976       Bicentennial Group Exhibition, Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York, NY

1976       Madison Art Center, Madison, WI

1975       University of Richmond Fine Art Center, Richmond, VA

1975       Pyramid Gallery, Washington D.C.

1975       Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York, NY

1974       Twentieth Century Gallery, Williamsburg, VA

1974       New Talent, Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York, NY

1972       Southeastern Biennial: Fourteen Women Artists, Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Visiting Artist and Lecture

1995       Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC (artist in residence)

1990       East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

1984       Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC

1982       School 33, Baltimore, MD

1981       School 33, Baltimore, MD

1979       The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1976       The University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Grants and Awards

1999       New York Foundation for the Arts, fellowship, New York, NY

1993       The Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation Fellowship in Crafts, Baltimore, MD