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Ann Vollum

(b. Zimbabwe 1963) 

Lives and works in South Orange, NJ


Education

BA, Architectural Studies, Newcastle University, UK

Diploma, Graphic Origination and Reproduction, London College of Printing


Exhibitions    

2023

Booked 17: Museum of Early Trades and Crafts, Madison, NJ – Jan. 15 – March 30

2022

Portrait Show, New Providence Memorial Library, NJ – Dec. 13 – Jan. 30, 2023

TSGNY Gallery 33, https://www.tsgny.org/gallery-33-fall-2022

Art Fair 14C Showcase, The Jersey City Armory – Nov. 11 – 13
Pro Arts Jersey City,  Fall 2022 Member Showcase, SHIM Art Network, Artsy – Sept. 30 – Jan. 5, 2023

Pro Arts Jersey City, Summer 2022 Member Showcase, SHIM Art Network, Artsy – May 27 – Sept. 29
Figuration, – juried exhibit – jurors –  Nicholas Rosal:Atelier Rosal, Rahway, NJ – July 23 – Sept. 2

State of the Art, 2022, Leach Gallery – member’s exhibit –
   Studio Montclair: Montclair, NJ – June 26 – August 12

Tell Me More About Yourself, Gallery Aferro, Newark – juried– juror: Juno Zago – June 25 – August 5

Resilient II, Art 150 Gallery, Jersey City – juried– juror: Ivy Brown – June 3 – June 25

Earth Mother, Envision Arts, virtual – juried– juror: Ginger Cochran – May 1 – May 31

2022 New Jersey Arts annual: Reemergence, New Jersey State Museum – juried exhibit – jurors: Margaret M. O’Reilly, Sarah B. Vogelman, New Jersey State Museum: Trenton, NJ – June 18, 2022 – April 30, 2023

ViewPoints 2022, Studio Montclair – international juried exhibit – juror Roger C. Tucker III, Studio Montclair: Montclair, NJ – April 23 – May 27

Black & White to Magnificent Color, Pro Arts - curated by Alpana Mittal

Watchung Arts Center: Watchung, NJ – March 13 – April 9

Transformation: Creative Alchemy, Fiber Arts Take Two Student Exhibition, Creating with Courage

Adventures in Fiber with Clarissa Callesen – an on line exhibit http://exhibition.fibreartstaketwo.com/books/kyfv/?fbclid=IwAR0b4PT-PutU8v4WZ6GdBdSpTI7-

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2021

Inspired by an Object, Studio Montclair, MAM, Vance Wall Art Education Center: Montclair, NJ – Sept 10 – Oct 15

The Power of IV, West Orange Arts Council: West Orange, NJ – August 5 – Sept 11 – (co-curator)

State of The Art 2021, Studio Montclair: Montclair, NJ – June 11 – July 16

The Fine Art of Denim, Monmouth University Pollak Gallery: Monmouth, NJ – June 17 – Oct 14

Oil and Mixed Media, Alfa Art Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ – May 11 – Aug 25

TSGNY Gallery 30 Spring

Objet Trouvé, West Orange Arts Council: West Orange, NJ, juror: Carol Black-Lemon– Jan 16 – Feb 27

2020

TSGNY Gallery 28 Spring, https://www.tsgny.org/gallery-28-spring-2020-2
The Gold Standard of Textile and Fiber Art, The Textile Study Group of New York,
Westbeth Gallery: New York, NY, juror: Lauren Whitley 
Booked 16, Gaelen Galleries: JCC MetroWest, West Orange, NJ
Inspiring Minds, SOPAC, virtual Herb and Milly Iris Gallery on artpal.com: South Orange, NJ , curators: Linda Beard, Jeremy Moss https://www.artpal.com/irisgallery


2019
TSGNY  Gallery 26 Spring, https://www.tsgny.org/gallery-26-spring-2019
Booked Present and Past, George Segal Gallery: Montclair, NJ

Inspiring Minds, Valley Arts: Orange, NJ
Open Orange, Valley Arts: Orange, NJ
TSGNY  Gallery 27 Fall, https://www.tsgny.org/gallery-27-fall-2019

2018    
Booked 14, Pierro Gallery: South Orange, NJ

“Motherlode”, Emerging Artist Showcase, http://fiberartnow.net/portfolio/emerging-artist-showcase-2018/
Ann Vollum, Watchung Arts Center:  Watchung, NJ (Solo Exhibition)


2017

Text Me, Pierro Gallery: South Orange, NJ
Booked 13, Pierro Gallery: South Orange, NJ
Curious Creatures, Riker Hill Art Park: Livingston, NJ, curator: Larry Dell
Open Orange, Valley Arts: Orange, NJ


2016
Booked 13, Pierro Gallery: South Orange, NJ
West Orange Arts Council Members’ Show, WOAC: West Orange, NJ

Open Orange, Firehouse Gallery:  Orange, NJ
Into the Valley, WOAC Members Show, The Firehouse Gallery: Orange, NJ
Book Arts, Gaelen Galleries Steiner Court,  JCC MetroWest: West Orange, NJ Art of the Book, Museum of Early Trades & Crafts: Madison, NJ  


2015
Booked 12, Pierro Gallery: South Orange, NJ


2014
Booked 11, Pierro Gallery: South Orange, NJ
Open Orange, Firehouse Gallery:  Orange, NJ
At Home with the Book, The Westfield Historical Society: Westfield, NJ
Conversation, The Herb & Milly Iris Gallery at SOPAC:  South Orange, NJ , Curator Micha Hamilton: (Two person Exhibition)

2013
Booked 10, Pierro Gallery: South Orange, NJ
Jazz Stories, Pierro Gallery: South Orange, NJ
ABC=Art & Business Connection, Papillon 25: South Orange, NJ (Two person exhibition)

“Mail Me Art”, Mail Me Art: Short & Sweet, Croft Wingates Art Gallery: Market Harborough, Leicestershire, UK

“Mail Me Art”, Mail Me Art: Short & Sweet, Framers Gallery: London, UK Engaging Art SOMA, Pierro Gallery: South Orange, NJ

Book Arts Roundtable Exhibit, Morristown Library: Morristown, NJ  


2012
Booked 8, Pierro Gallery: South Orange, NJ
Newark Open Doors, curator: Rupert Ravens, 77 Market Street:  Newark, NJ Preview / Post View: Artist Studio Tour, Pierro Gallery: South Orange, NJ

The British are Coming... ,Stony’s:  South Orange, NJ


2011
Booked 8, Pierro Gallery: South Orange, NJ
Art at Stony’s, Stony’s: Madison, NJ
Preview / Post View: Artist Studio Tour, Pierro Gallery: South Orange, NJ


2010
Sparkhouse Studio:  South Orange, NJ Art at Stony’s, Stony’s:  South Orange, NJ 
Booked 7, Pierro Gallery: South Orange, NJ

Art of the Book, Arts Lobby Showcase, JCC MetroWest: West Orange, NJ

Creep Show, Gas Gallery:  Maplewood NJ


2009
Booked 6, Pierro Gallery: South Orange, NJ


2008
Booked 5, Pierro Gallery: South Orange, NJ

Home: Pages from our Lives, 1978 Gallery: Maplewood, NJ


2006
Mother’s Work, Brooklyn Brewery: Brooklyn, NY


Press

Discover Jersey Arts: With Coping Strategies and Resilience, 95 Artists Reemerge in Annual Exhibition, Ilene Dube, 11/16/2022; https://jerseyartsfeatures.com/content/2022/11/17/with-coping-strategies-and-resilience-95-artists-reemerge-in-annual-exhibition?eType+EmailBlastContent&eld=f94502dd-250b-4113-8700-49036fb8651c


Meet Ann Vollum: CanvasRebel: https://canvasrebel.com/?post_types=&s=ann+vollum, Sept. 19, 2022

Power of IV: https://essexnewsdaily.com/arts/100192, July 29; https://www.mypaperonline.com/the-power-ofiv-

presented-by-the-west-orange-arts-council.html, Aug 1; https://www.tapinto.net/towns/westorange/

sections/arts-and-entertainment/articles/west-orange-art-council-s-the-power-of-iv-exhibit-premieresin-

august, July 28; https://www.nj.com/entertainment/2021/08/power-of-art-quadrupled-in-new-exhibit-atessex-

county-gallery.html, Aug 2; https://spotonnewjersey.com/gateway/788835/the-power-of-iv-presented-bythe-

west.html

Power of IV, video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhNXBlzQylY

Objet Trouvé’ Art Exhibit Ignites Imaginations at West Orange Arts Center by Deborah Balthazar, Feb 3, 2021

https://www.tapinto.net/towns/west-orange/sections/arts-and-entertainment/articles/objet-trouve-art-exhibitignites-

imaginations-at-west-orange-arts-center

Objet Trouve' - An exhibit of found objects curated by Carol Black-Lemon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_vHQ45qsEY

Objet Trouvé: An Exhibit of Found Objects: Review by Sean Quinn, Feb 1, 2021

https://www.westorangeartscouncil.org/post/objet-trouv%C3%A9-an-exhibit-of-found-objects-1

West Orange Patch, WOAC Exhibit Showcases Beautiful Art Made From Found Objects, Feb 1, 2021

https://patch.com/new-jersey/westorange/woac-exhibit-showcases-beautiful-art-made-found-objects-nodx

“They Come Out At Night”,  Image, NY Times, Calendar, NY Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/08/nyregion/events-in-new-jersey-for-june-8-14-2014.html?_r=0

“They Come Out At Night”,  Image, NY Times, Calendar, June 8, 2014, p.8

Artist Studio Tour Video 2013

“Closing reception on Saturday for ‘A Conversation’ at the Iris Gallery”, News-Record, September 11, 2014, p.40 “Dragonflies”, image for Stepping Out, News-Record, August 28, 2014, p.24 “They Come Out At Night”,  Image, “Beat the heat and catch some cool art shows!”, Our Town and Around, June 2014, p.16

“A Different Kind of Bookie”, Hersh, Sarah:  Matters Magazine - Summer 2014, p.22-25

SOMAtv  March 2010: Meet the Artist, Book Arts Special:  Produced and hosted by Nancy Heins-Glaser. This special was filmed at the Pierro Gallery in South Orange during the set up for the show Booked 7 by the Book Arts Roundtable. I talk about my book, A Walk with Crocodile: (No longer available)

Dustin’s Kaleidoscope SOMAtv, YouTube : An interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3nGQq5O9_8

South Orange Patch:  Sept. 11, 2009, Sept. 16, 2009,  Oct. 25, 2010


Bibliography

2022-nj-arts-annual-reemergence-digital-exhibition-catalogue: p123-124, NJ State Museum, Trenton
“Primal”: Statements 2022, 2022, Pro Arts, p41
“Gorgon: Stheno”, Gorgon:Euryale”: Transformation – Creative Alchemy: Creating with Courage with Clarissa

Callesen: Fiber Arts Take Two Exhibition catalog, 2022, pages 16-19

“The Last Laugh”, “And he took it All with a Gun”, “R.I.P”: Booked 16: Book Arts Roundtable catalogue, March

2020, p28

"They Come Out by Night": The Language of Making: Visual Voices from the Textile Study Group of New York: 2019, p190

“Serendipity”, Booked 14:  Book Arts Roundtable catalogue, March 2016, p. 46 “Cut”, “Sigil of House Mullov”, Booked 13:  Book Arts Roundtable catalogue, March 2016, p.40

“The Ogre Downstairs”, Booked 12:  Book Arts Roundtable catalogue, March 2015, p.46

“The Beastly Uncertainty... Uncertainty and Estimation in Economics Vol 3.”,  “The Beastly Three”, Booked 11:  Book Arts Roundtable catalogue, March 2014, p.48-49

“A Conversation Art by Ann Vollum & Russell Christian, Curated by Micha Hamilton”, Hamilton, Micha: The Herb & Milly Iris Gallery at SOPAC, catalog, 2014

“Wakarukaruka and they jumped and jumped by Mullov Nna”, “Blood Bath by Mullov Nna”, Booked 10:  Book Arts Roundtable catalogue, March 2013, p.56 Mail Me Art: Short & Sweet catalogue, Darren Di Lieto: The Little Chimp Society 2013, No. 175

“Jungle Mouse”, Chen, Julie: 500 Handmade Books Volume 2, Lark Crafts September 2013, p.118

“Bats Will Fly by Mullov Nna”, Booked 9: Book Arts Roundtable catalogue, March 2012, p.39


Collections

“Peep Show”: Ohio University, Alden Library

Works held in private collections in the United States, England, and France.

Professional Organizations

Surface Design Association

Textile Study Group of New York, New York, NY

ProArts Jersey City

Society for Embroidered Work, UK

Fiber Art Network, California

Textileartist.org

Studio Montclair, Montclair, NJ

WOAC, West Orange, NJ

The Book Arts Roundtable, Madison, NJ

Photo: Jim Horton