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Deirdre Swords

T: 646.853.6051

deirdre@deirdreswords.com

 

Group Shows:

2013 Paperazzi 2, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2013 Sideshow Nation, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2012 Cowgirls of the Hudson, Brik Gallery, Catskill, NY

2012 Idiots’ Delight, Curated by Craig Olson, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2012 Paperazzi, Janet Kurntowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2011 TAZ, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2011 Paper 2011, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2011 It’s All Good, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2010 Dance Ghost, Curated by Elisa Soliven, Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn, NY

2010 Cowgirls of the Hudson, Brik Gallery, Catskill, NY

2009 It’s a Wonderful Life, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2008 Visions of the Figure, Repetti Gallery, Queens, NY

2008 Peace, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2008 A Painting Show, Planet Thailand, Curated by Janet Kurnatowski, Brooklyn, NY

2007 The Art of Letting Go, Galleria Janet Kurnatowski, Brooklyn, NY

2006 War is Over (2), Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2005 War is Over, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2004 Merry Peace, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2004 128 Artists’ Selfportraits, Gallery OneTwentyEight, New York, NY

2003 Portraiture Salon Style, Diamintina Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2002 Alumni Show, Curated by Bill Jensen, New York Studio School, New York, NY

1999 Alumni Show, Curated by Michael Brenson, New York Studio School, NY, NY

1998 Faculty Show, Chautauqua School of Art, Chautauqua, NY

1997 Faculty Show, Chautauqua School of Art, Chautauqua, NY

 

Solo Shows:

2012 They Who Would Cultivate, John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY

2010 New Work, John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY

2009 The Skies Within, Romano Gallery, Blair Academy, Blairstown, NJ

 

Education:

2008 – present: New York Tibetan Art Studio, Brooklyn, NY

1995 MFA Graduate School of Figurative Art, New York Academy, New York, NY

1990-1992: New York Studio School of Painting, Drawing and Sculpture, NY, NY

1986 BA Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

 

Teaching:

2007 – Present: Founder, Director and Art Instructor, Red Hook Art Project, Brooklyn, NY

2009 – 2011: Sculpture Instructor, 60+ Program, 92nd Street YMCA, New York, NY

2006 – 2007: Painting/Drawing in After-school Program at PS27, Brooklyn, NY

2003 Visiting Assistant Professor of Fine Art, Haverford College, Haverford, PA

2002 Visiting Assistant Professor of Fine Art, Haverford College, Haverford, PA

1998 Sculpture Professor, American University in Corciano, Italy

1997 – 1998: Figure Sculpture, Chautauqua School of Art, Chautauqua, NY

1996 Visiting Assistant Professor of Fine Art, Haverford College, Haverford, PA