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Ann Vollum

(b. Zimbabwe 1963)
AnnVollum@verizon.net   https://www.annvollum.com/instagram     https://www.annvollum.com/
Lives and works in South Orange, NJ

 

Education

BA, Architectural Studies, Newcastle University, UK

Diploma, Graphic Origination and Reproduction, London College of Printing

 

Residency

ESKFF Fall resident at Mana Contemporary 2023

 

Exhibition Highlights

2024

Excellence in Quilts: juror – Sue Benner, Texas Quilt Museum, La Grange, TX

 

2023

Art Fair 14C Showcase: Liberty State Park, NJ
Art Fair 14C, Newark Arts Booth B7: Liberty State Park, NJ Liberty State Park, NJ
Oil and Mixed Media, Close to Home: by invitation, Alfa Art Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ
Excellence in Quilts III: Fiber Arts Now – juror – Sue Benner – Fall Issue

Viewpoints: juried exhibit – juror/ curator – Diedra Harris-Kelley,
  Studio Montclair Leach Gallery, Montclair, NJ

Then and Now: juror/ curator – PE Pinkman, Watchung Arts Center, Watchung, NJ

Portfolio Series: Local Materiality: juror/ curator – Donna Rae Kessinger,
  Studio Montclair Gallery, Montclair, NJ
Tenuous Threads, Part 2: juror – Patricia Miranda, Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY
2023 NJ Arts Annual: Mother Nature vs Human Nature: jurors – Robert Roesch
  and Suzanne Horvitz, Noyes Museum, Noyes Art Garage, Atlantic City, NJ

 

2022

Art Fair 14C Showcase: The Jersey City Armory, Jersey City, NJ

Tell Me More About Yourself: juror – Juno Zago, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ

Resilient II: juror – Ivy Brown, Art 150 Gallery, Jersey City, NJ

Earth Mother: juror – Ginger Cochran, Envision Arts, virtual

2022 New Jersey Arts annual: Reemergence: jurors – Margaret M. O’Reilly and Sarah B. Vogelman,
  New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ

ViewPoints 2022: juror Roger C. Tucker III, Studio Montclair, Montclair, NJ

2021

Inspired by an Object: jurors – Virginia S. Block and Ira Wagner, Studio Montclair,
  MAM, Vance Wall Art Education Center,  Montclair, NJ

The Power of IV: (co-curator), West Orange Arts Council, West Orange, NJ
The Fine Art of Denim: juror – Vincent DiMattio, Monmouth University Pollak Gallery: Monmouth, NJ

Oil and Mixed Media, Close to Home: by invitation, Alfa Art Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ
 

2020

The Gold Standard of Textile and Fiber Art, The Textile Study Group of New York: juror – Lauren Whitley,   
  Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY

 

2018    

Ann Vollum: Watchung Arts Center, Watchung, NJ (Solo Exhibition)

 

2014

Conversation: by invitation, Curator – Micha Hamilton, The Herb & Milly Iris Gallery at SOPAC,
   South Orange, NJ (Two person Exhibition)

 

 

 

Exhibitions  Full List 

 

2023

Art Fair 14C Showcase: Liberty State Park, NJ
Art Fair 14C, Newark Arts Booth B7: Liberty State Park, NJ Liberty State Park, NJ
Connections: curator – Andrea McKenna, Art House Gallery, Jersey City, NJ
Transformation: curator – Michelle Graves, ART150 Gallery, Jersey City, NJ
Oil and Mixed Media, Close to Home: by invitation, Alfa Art Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ
Excellence in Quilts III: Fiber Arts Now – juror – Sue Benner – Fall Issue
Roots: curator – TSGNY, El Barrio’s Artspace PS109, New York, NY

Viewpoints: juried exhibit – juror/ curator – Diedra Harris-Kelley,
  Studio Montclair Leach Gallery, Montclair, NJ

Then and Now: juror/ curator – PE Pinkman, Watchung Arts Center, Watchung, NJ
Portfolio Series: Local Materiality: juror/ curator – Donna Rae Kessinger,
  Studio Montclair Gallery, Montclair, NJ

Flora & Fauna: juror – Linda Streicher, Art150 Gallery, Jersey City, NJ
Tenuous Threads, Part 2: juror – Patricia Miranda, Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY
2023 NJ Arts Annual: Mother Nature vs Human Nature: jurors –Robert Roesch
  and Suzanne Horvitz, Noyes Museum, Noyes Art Garage, Atlantic City, NJ
Booked 17: Museum of Early Trades and Crafts, Madison, NJ
And We’re Off: Pro Arts Jersey City & SHIM Art Network, Clifton Arts Center, Clifton, NJ

 

2022

Portrait Show: New Providence Memorial Library, NJ
TSGNY Gallery 33: virtual

Art Fair 14C Showcase: The Jersey City Armory, Jersey City, NJ
Pro Arts Jersey City, Fall 2022 Member Showcase, SHIM Art Network: Artsy, virtual

Pro Arts Jersey City: Summer 2022 Member Showcase, SHIM Art Network: Artsy, virtual
Figuration: juror – Nicholas Rosal, Atelier Rosal, Rahway, NJ

State of the Art, 202: Leach Gallery, member’s exhibit, Studio Montclair, Montclair, NJ

Tell Me More About Yourself: juror – Juno Zago, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ

Resilient II: juror – Ivy Brown, Art 150 Gallery, Jersey City, NJ

Earth Mother: juror – Ginger Cochran, Envision Arts, virtual

2022 New Jersey Arts annual: Reemergence: jurors: Margaret M. O’Reilly and Sarah B. Vogelman,
  New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
ViewPoints 2022: juror Roger C. Tucker III, Studio Montclair, Montclair, NJ

Black & White to Magnificent Color: curator – Alpana Mittal, Pro Arts, Watchung Arts Center,
  Watchung, NJ

Transformation: Creative Alchemy: Fiber Arts Take Two Student Exhibition,
  Creating with Courage Adventures in Fiber with Clarissa Callesen – virtual

 

2021

Inspired by an Object: jurors – Virginia S. Block and Ira Wagner, Studio Montclair,
  MAM, Vance Wall Art Education Center,  Montclair, NJ

The Power of IV, West Orange Arts Council: (co-curator), West Orange, NJ
State of The Art 2021: Studio Montclair, Montclair, NJ
The Fine Art of Denim: juror – Vincent DiMattio, Monmouth University Pollak Gallery: Monmouth, NJ

Oil and Mixed Media, Bonds Beyond Time: by invitation, Alfa Art Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ

TSGNY Gallery 30 Spring: virtual
Objet Trouvé: juror: Carol Black-Lemon, West Orange Arts Council, West Orange, NJ

 

2020

TSGNY Gallery 28 Spring: virtual

The Gold Standard of Textile and Fiber Art, The Textile Study Group of New York: juror – Lauren Whitley,   
  Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY

Booked 16: Gaelen Galleries:,JCC MetroWest, West Orange, NJ

Inspiring Minds: curators – Linda Beard and Jeremy Moss,  SOPAC, Herb and Milly Iris Gallery,
  South Orange, NJ, virtual
TSGNY  Gallery 29 Fall: virtual

 

2019

TSGNY Gallery 26 Spring: virtual

Booked Present and Past: George Segal Gallery, Montclair, NJ

Inspiring Minds: Valley Arts, Orange, NJ

Open Orange: jurors – Nigel Freeman and Diedra Harris-Kelley, Valley Arts, Orange, NJ

TSGNY Gallery 27 Fall: virtual

 

2018    

Booked 14: Pierro Gallery, South Orange, NJ

Emerging Artist Showcase: Fiber Art Now, virtual

Ann Vollum: Watchung Arts Center, Watchung, NJ (Solo Exhibition)

 

2017

Text Me: curators – Stephanie Damiano and Mahmoud El- Behairy, Pierro Gallery, South Orange, NJ

Booked 13: Pierro Gallery, South Orange, NJ

Curious Creatures: curator – Larry Dell, Riker Hill Art Park, Livingston, NJ,

Open Orange: jurors – Nigel Freeman and Caro Kalb-Marr, Valley Arts, Orange, NJ

 

2016

Booked 13: Pierro Gallery, South Orange, NJ

West Orange Arts Council Members’ Show: WOAC, West Orange, NJ

Open Orange: jurors – Antonio Sergio Bessa, Diedra Harris-Kelley and Naima J. Keith,
  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: jurors – Antonio Sergio Bessa, Diedra Harris-Kelley and Naima J. Keith,
  Firehouse Gallery, Orange, NJ

At Home with the Book: The Westfield Historical Society, Westfield, NJ

Conversation: by invitation, Curator – Micha Hamilton, The Herb & Milly Iris Gallery at SOPAC,
   South Orange, NJ (Two person Exhibition)

 

2013

Booked 10: Pierro Gallery, South Orange, NJ

Jazz Stories: curator – Micha Hamilton, Pierro Gallery, South Orange, NJ

ABC=Art & Business Connection: Papillon 25, South Orange, NJ (Two person exhibition)

Mail Me Art: Short & Sweet: curator – Darren Di Lieto, Croft Wingates Art Gallery,
    Market Harborough, Leicestershire, UK

Mail Me Art: Short & Sweet: curator – Darren Di Lieto, Framers Gallery: London, UK
Engaging Art SOMA: Pierro Gallery, South Orange, NJ

Book Arts Roundtable Exhibit: Morristown Library, Morristown, NJ 

 

2012

Booked 9: 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 Invasion: curator – Nancy Heins-Glaser, Stony’s, South Orange, NJ

 

2011

Booked 8: Pierro Gallery, South Orange, NJ

Art at Stony’s: curator – Nancy Heins-Glaser, 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: curator – Nancy Heins-Glaser, 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: curators – Micha Hamilton and Rick Hauser, 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&eId=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-of-iv-presented-by-the-west-orange-arts-council.html, Aug 1; https://www.tapinto.net/towns/west-orange/sections/arts-and-entertainment/articles/west-orange-art-council-s-the-power-of-iv-exhibit-premieres-in-august, July 28; https://www.nj.com/entertainment/2021/08/power-of-art-quadrupled-in-new-exhibit-at-essex-county-gallery.html, Aug 2;  https://spotonnewjersey.com/gateway/788835/the-power-of-iv-presented-by-the-west.html
Power of IV, video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhNXBlzQylY

Objet Trouvé’ Art Exhibit Ignites Imaginations at West Orange Arts Center: Deborah Balthazar, Feb 3, 2021 https://www.tapinto.net/towns/west-orange/sections/arts-and-entertainment/articles/objet-trouve-art-exhibit-ignites-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

 

Alfa Art Gallery Catalog 2021: p24

Booked 17:  Book Arts Roundtable catalogue: March 2025, p30, p31, 

Tenuous Threads: exhibition-catalogue, Atlantic Gallery, NYC

2023-nj-arts-annual- Mother Nature vs Human Nature: exhibition-catalogue, Noyes Museum of Art, Stockton University

2022-nj-arts-annual-reemergence-digital-exhibition-catalogue: p123-124, NJ State Museum, Trenton

Statements 2022: Pro Arts, p41

Transformation – Creative Alchemy: Creating with Courage with Clarissa Callesen: Fiber Arts Take Two Exhibition catalog, 2022, p16-19

Booked 16: Book Arts Roundtable catalogue, March 2020, p28

The Language of Making: Visual Voices from the Textile Study Group of New York: 2019, p190

Booked 15: Book Arts Roundtable catalogue, March 2018, p36

Booked 14: Book Arts Roundtable catalogue, March 2017, p46

Booked 13: Book Arts Roundtable catalogue, March 2016, p40

Booked 12: Book Arts Roundtable catalogue, March 2015, p46

Booked 11: Book Arts Roundtable catalogue, March 2014, p48-49

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

Booked 10: Book Arts Roundtable catalogue, March 2013, p56

Mail Me Art: Short & Sweet: Darren Di Lieto: The Little Chimp Society 2013, No. 175

500 Handmade Books Volume 2: Chen, Julie, Lark Crafts September 2013, p118

Booked 9: Book Arts Roundtable catalogue, March 2012, p39

 

Collections

 

Ohio University, Alden Library: “Peep Show”:

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, NJ

Studio Montclair, Montclair, NJ

Shim Art Network

Society for Embroidered Work, UK

Fiber Art Network, CA

Textileartist.org

The Book Arts Roundtable, Madison, NJ

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