SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2013          Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2005          History Lessons, Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York City
2001          Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia,PA
1999          Muses, Fletcher/Priest Gallery, Worcester, MA
1987          South Campus Art Gallery, Miami-Dade Community College, Miami, FL
1985          The Gallery at Rugg Road, Boston, MA
1980          Bunting Institute, Radcliffe College, Cambridge, MA
1980+82    Helen Shlein Gallery, Boston, MA.
1969          Sindelir Gallery, Coral Gables, FL
1968          University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
1964          Staten Island Museum, Staten Island, NY
1961          The Pennsylvania State University Gallery, University Park, PA

AWARDS and HONORS:

2019 Massachusetts Cultural Council, Artist Finalist Grant
2017          Contemporary Visions of Greece’s Golden Age, The Brush Art Gallery,
                  Lowell, MA, Juror’s Award
2007          Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Grant
2007          Women’s Travel Club Scholarship
2003          The Artist's Resource Trust Fund Grant
1997          New England Foundation for The Arts Fellowship
1985          Outstanding Alumna Award, Massachusetts College of Art
1981          Massachusetts Artists Foundation Grant
1978-80     Bunting Institute Faculty Fellowship, Radcliffe College, Harvard University
1971          National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship
1962          Young Americans, American Craft Museum, N.Y.C.

SELECTED COLLECTIONS of:

Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Museum of Arts and Design, New York City
Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston ( Wornick Collection)
DeYoung Museum, San Francisco, CA (Saxe Collection)
Wilmington Trust, Wilmington, DL
The Mary Ingraham Bunting Institute, Radcliffe College, Harvard University,Cambridge,MA
The Staten Island Museum,NY
Palmer Museum, Pennsylvania State University, PA
Miami-Dade College, FL

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2019 De-lin-e-ate, Gravers Lane Gallery, Curator: Bruce Hoffman, Philadelphia, PA
2017          Contemporary Visions of Greece’s Golden Age, The Brush Art Gallery,
                  Lowell, MA
2016          10th International Fiber Biennial, Snyderman-Works Galleries, Philadelphia, PA
2015          50 Years of Works, Snyderman-Works Galleries, Philadelphia, PA
2014          9th International Fiber Biennial, Snyderman-Works Galleries, Philadelphia, PA
2012          8th International Fiber Biennial, Snyderman-Works Galleries, Philadelphia, PA
2011          Crafting Modernism, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY
2010          7th International Fiber Biennial, Snyderman-Works Galleries, Philadelphia, PA
2009          Cut the Edge-Weave the Line, Mobelia Gallery, Cambridge, MA
2009          The Shoe Fits, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA  and traveling
2008          Mend: love, life and loss, Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, Charleston, SC
2008          6th International Fiber Biennial, Snyderman-Works Galleries, Philadelphia, PA
2007          Drawing the Line-20th Drawing Show, Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts
2007-08     Shy Boy, She Devil, and Isis, The Art of Conceptual Craft,
                  Selections from the Wornick Collection, 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
2007          Dorothy and George Saxe Collection, M.H.DeYoung Museum, San Francisco,CA
2007          12th Triennial International Textile Exhibition, Central Museum, Lodz,Poland
2006          5th International Fiber Biennial, Snyderman-Works Galleries, Philadelphia, PA
2005          In the Narrative, Center for Creative Arts, St. Louis, Mo.
2005          Fiber-A New World View, National Gallery of the Irish Craft Council, Ireland
2004          Fiber Biennial 2004, Snyderman-Works Galleries, Philadelphia,PA
2002          For Your Collection, The Attleboro Museum, Attleboro,MA.
2002          Uncommon Threads, The Currier Museum of Art, Manchester,NH
2002          Survey Fiber 2002, Snyderman/Works Galleries, Philadelphia, PA
2001          New Forms in Fiber-Trends and Traditions, Mobelia Gallery, Cambridge, MA
2001          Figural Works, Nancy Margolis Gallery, NYC
2000          Surface-Strength-Structure: Pertaining to Line, Snyderman/Works Galleries,
                  Philadelphia, PA
2000          Miniatures-2000, Helen Drutt: Philadelphia, PA
1999          Fashions and Fabric in the Classical Mode, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
1999          Artist Couples, Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, MA
1998          Modus Operandi, Snyderman/Works Galleries, Philadelphia, PA
1998          Tick, Tick, Tick, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
1996          The Eighth Triennial Exhibition, Fuller Museum, Brockton, MA
1996          National Showcase V, Alternative Museum, N.Y.C.
1996          Skirting The Issue: The Dress as Sculpture, Nexus Foundation for
                  Today's Art, Philadelphia, PA
1993          American Art Today: Clothing As Metaphor, The Art Museum at Florida
                  International University, Miami, FL
1992          Artists at Work, The Creative Process Made Visible, Newton Arts Center,
                  Newton, MA
1991          Between a Brick and a Hard Place, City Place Gallery, Boston, MA
1990          Classicism Reconsidered, Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton,
1990          Raw Vision, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
1989          Handmade Paper: Five Approaches, Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, MA
1989          Explorations in Handmade Paper: A Selection of Work from Rugg Road,
                  DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
1986          Collected Visions, Women Artists at the Bunting Institute Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Gallery, Boston, MA
1985          Gallery of the Boston Museum School, Boston, MA
1981          Local VisionsThe Urban Environment, Hayden Gallery, M.I.T,Cambridge, MA.
1980          Worcester Craft Center, Worcester, MA
1976          Fairtree Gallery, N.Y.C.
1976          Krannert Art Museum, Urbana, IL
1975          Homage to the Bag, American Craft Museum, N.Y.C.
1974          Sculpture, Hard and Soft, Boston City Hall Gallery, Boston, MA
1973          Fairtree Gallery, N.Y.C.
1973          Xerox Exhibition Center Corp. Rochester N.Y.
1972          Gimpel Wietzenhoffer Gallery, N.Y.C.
1971          33 Miami Artists, Miami Art Center, Miami, FL
1971          Fabrications, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield, MI 1969 Objects USA
                  Johnson Collection of American Crafts, Smithsonian Institution (traveling USA & International, 1969-73)
1969          The Excellence of the Object, American Craftsmen's Council, NYC
1968          The History of Collage, Invitational, Kunstgewerbe Museum, Zurich, Switzerland
1966          Craftsmen '66, North Carolina Museum of Art Craftsmen USA 1966,
1966          International Exhibitions Foundation, 1966-68 traveling exhibition
1965          Fabric Collage, Museum of Contemporary Crafts, N.Y.C. and Museum West, San Francisco. CA; 5 Artist Invitational
1963          Craftsmen of the Eastern States, Museum of Contemporary Crafts, N.Y.C.
1962          J. Blumenfeld Gallery, N.Y.C.
1960          Young Americans, Museum of Contemporary Crafts, N.Y.C.

SELECTED BIBLEOGRAPHY:

Periodicals:

Fall 2015    Fiberart Now, “ Marilyn Pappas: Contemplating Beauty” by Marcia Young
September/October 2006     Fiberarts, "Sampling, A Showcase of the Human Form"
August 18, 2002     (review) Sunday Telegraph,Nashua, NH
August/September 2001     (profile) American Craft, "Marilyn Pappas" by Beth Frankl
May 24-31, 2001     (review) Philadelphia Citypaper
May, 2000     (review) Philadelphia Inquirer
May 28, 1999     (review) The Worcester Phoenix
May 31, 1998     (review) The New York Times
May 21, 1998     (review) The Hartford Advocate
May 11, 1998     (review) Journal Inquirer
Spring 1997       Radcliffe Quarterly
December 13, 1996     (review) The Boston Phoenix
October 13, 1996     (review) Boston Sunday Herald
September 20, 1996     (review) The Boston Globe
December 1994     (review) The New Art Examiner
September 28, 1994     (review) Manhattan Mercury, Manhattan, Kansas
June 2, 1992     (review) The Boston Globe
October/November 1991     (review) Art New England
October 3, 1989     (review) The Boston Globe
October/November 1989     American Craft
March 13, 1987     (review) The Boston Globe
1980 (review)     Art New England
1963, '64, '67,     (2 covers) School Art
1962, '64, '66, '69,     (cover) '72, '76 Craft Horizons

Selected Catalogues and Books:

2011          Crafting Modernism: Midcentury American Art and Design, Jeannine Falino, 
General Editor, Abrams, NY in association with Museum of Arts and Design    
2007          Drawing the Line-20th Drawing Show Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts
2007          Shy Boy, She Devil, and Isis, The Art of Conceptual Craft, Selections from the  Wornick Collection,
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
2007          12th Triennial International Textile Exhibition, Central Museum, Lodz, Poland
2002          Uncommon Threads, The Currier Museum of Art,Manchester, NH
2002          Survey Fiber 2002, Snyderman/Works Galleries, Philadelphia, PA
2001          New Forms in Fiber-Trends and Tradition, Mobelia Gallery,Cambridge, MA.
2000          Miniatures-2000, Helen Drutt: Philadelphia, PA
2000          Surface-Strength-Structure: Pertaining to Line, curated by Bruce Hoffman,   
Snyderman/Works Galleries, Philadelphia, PA
1997          Voices and Visions: Arts at the Mary Ingraham Bunting Institute of Radcliffe College,1962-1997 ,
(co-editor and contributor)
1996          The Eighth Triennial, Fuller Museum, Brockton, MA
1994          East to West, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas
1993          American Art Today: Clothing As Metaphor, The Art Museum at Florida   International University, Miami, FL,
Dahlia Morgan, Curator
1989          Explorations in Handmade Paper: A Selection of Work from Rugg Road;
by the DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA
1987          Marilyn Pappas, Mixed Media Works, South Campus Art Gallery, Miami-Dade    Community College
South, Miami, FL with interview by Jill Slosburg-Ackerman and Bernard Toale
1986          Collected Visions, Woman Artists at the Bunting Institute, Radcliffe  College, Cambridge, MA
1984          The Collections, Bank of Boston, Western Massachusetts, N.A. Collection, Springfield, MA
1981          Art in Craft Media, The Haystack Tradition, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME
1980          Marilyn R. Pappas, Recent Collages, Bunting Institute, Radcliffe College, Cambridge, MA
1976          Craftforms, Brockton Art Center, Fuller Memorial, Brockton, MA
1973          Objects: Made in U.S.A., Kent State University, Ohio
1970          The Magic of Fibers, Grand Rapids Art Museum, Michigan
1970          Objects: USA by Lee Nordness, The Viking Press, Inc., NYC
1969          American Art in Florida Collections, Lock Haven Art Center, FL
1968          Collagen, Kunstgewerbe Museum, Zurich, Switzerland
1966          Craftsmen: Southeast 66, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
1965          Fabric Collage, Museum of Contemporary Crafts, American Craft, NYC
1965          Drawings of the Masters-American Drawings by Bartlett Hayes, Shorewood NYC.
1963          Craftsmen of the Northeastern States, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
1962          Young Americans, Museum of Contemporary Crafts, NYC

EDUCATION:

1960          M. Ed., The Pennsylvania State University
1952          B.S. Ed., Massachusetts College of Art and Design

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

1995          Professor Emerita, Massachusetts College of Art and Design
1974-94     Professor and Chair, Three-Dimensional Fine Arts Dept., Massachusetts College of Art
1964-74     Associate Professor of Art, Miami-Dade Community College
1959-64     Assistant Professor of Art Education, The Pennsylvania State University
1956-59     Elementary Art Supervisor - State College, PA
1955-56     Elementary Art Supervisor - Cedar Falls, Iowa
1952-55     Elementary Art Supervisor - Needham, MA