THERESA KNIGHT MCFADDEN
200 Belvedere Ave
Cambridge, MD 21613
(703) 201-7157 Home/Studio
Master of Fine Arts Degree
The University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
Major Area: Painting
Associate of Fine Arts Degree
Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria, Virginia
Bachelor of Arts Degree, English Literature
George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2013 Featured Artist in Main Street Gallery "Women in our Lives", Cambridge, MD
2008 Maris Elaine Gallery, Cambridge, MD
2006 Glenview Mansion, Rockville, MD “The Figure in Clay”
2003 Arlington Arts Center, “Holy Women” a sculptural installation
2000 Kiz Starr Gallery, Santa Fe New Mexico
1996 Capital Gallery, Md. National Parks and Planning Commission, “Figuratively Speaking”
1992 Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA.
l990 Greater Reston Arts Center, Reston, VA
Loudoun Art Gallery, County Administration Bldg. Leesburg, VA
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITS
2020 "Women of the World", Dorchester Center for the Arts, Cambridge, MD
2017 "One House Project," Touchstone Gallery, Washington, DC
"Artworks for Freedom" concerning human trafficking, Waterfowl Building, Easton, MD
"Off the Wall", Waverly Gallery, Bethesda, MD
2016 "50 Years of Art", curated by Erin Devine, Verizon Gallery, Northern VA Community College
2015 "MD Art at College Park", University of Maryland, College Park
2011-2017 Main Street Gallery, Cambridge, MD I have shown in this co-op gallery for six years.
2013 DC Design House 2013
2008 “Faculty Exchange", Yuhan College, Seoul, S. Korea, , Seoul, S. Korea
“Art Across the Sea: a collaboration with Yuhan College, Seoul, Korea” Verizon Gallery, No. Va. Community College
“Altered Page Project”, Northrn VA Community College, Alexandria, VA
2007 Flashpoint Gallery, Washington, DC “Anonymous”
Atrium Gallery, Takoma Park, MD “Inspired Results”
2006 Arlington Arts Center, Arl., VA. “Deja View: A New View”
No. Va. Community College. “Faculty Show”
2004 Spectrum Theater, Rosslyn, VA
2003 Washington Square, Washington, D.C. “Sculptors 10”
Gallery 10 Ltd.,Washington, D.C. “Sculptors 10”
2002 Washington Square, Washington, D.C., “Sculptors 10”
Gallery 10, Ltd., Washington, D.C., “Sculptors 10”
Ellipse Gallery, Arlington, VA, “Summer Salon”
DC Commission for the Arts, Party Animals Project: “ L.E. Phant, Attorney-at-Law”
2001 Arlington Arts Center, Arl. VA “Stroke of Installation, In Praise of Women’s Work”
Ellipse Gallery, Arlington, VA, “Summer Salon”
1999 Tyler Gallery, Alexandria, VA, “Big Stuff on Paper “
Old Manhattan Laundry, Washington, D.C., Art-o-Matic
1998 Arlington Arts Center, Arl., VA, “Painting ‘98”
1996 Greater Reston Arts Center, Reston, VA, “Under Construction” (three person collaboration)
1995 Bejing, China, Fourth World Congress on Women, “Global Focus”
l994 Le Mieux Gallery, New Orleans, La., "Gallery Artists"
Gallery l0, Washington, D.C., "The Cutting Edge"
Greater Reston Arts Center, "Annual Juried Fine Arts Exhibition"
l993 l708 Gallery, Richmond, VA
Cumberland Creative Arts Center, Cumberland, Md.
C&P Gallery, NOVA Community Cultural Center, Annandale, VA
1992 Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. WPA at the Hemicycle
Pittsburgh, PA., Three Rivers Arts Festival
Gallery 10, Washington, D.C., Refiguring
Richmond Arts Council, Richmond, VA., Mirror Mirror on the Wall, Contemporary Self Portraits
1991 Painting '91, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington
Show Up, Prince Georges Community College, Largo, MD.
1990 Fictions/Depictions, School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, MD
Artery '90, Strathmore Hall Arts Center, Rockville, MD
l989 Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, Pa.
GRACE Annual Juried Competition, Greater Reston Arts Center, U.S. Geological Survey Building, Reston, VA
l988 Independent Visions, Metro Gallery, George Mason Law School, Arlington, VA
l987 Artists: Members, Arlington Arts Center, Arl., VA
l986 Independent Visions; Thirteen Women Artists, Metro Gallery, George Mason Law
School, Arlington, VA
Ambiguous Relationships, Strathmore Hall Arts Center, Rockville, Md.
NOVA Prints '86, No.Virginia Community College, Sterling, VA Celebration of Washington Artists, 400 7th St., Wash. D.C.
l985 Drawing Show, The Art League, Alexandria, VA
Annual Membership Show, Arlington Arts Center, Arl., VA
Membership Show, The Art League, Alexandria, VA
The All Washington Show, 9th St., Washington, D.C.
Salon de Refuses, Studio Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Print Show, Gallery West, Alexandria, VA
l984 A Celebration of Alexandria Women in the Arts, The Alexandria Community Y, Alex., VA
Membership Show, The Art League, Alexandria, VA Still Life Show, The Art League, Alexandria, Va
Main St. Gallery, Cambridge, MD, Director, assistant director, publicity chair, membership chair
Arlington Arts Center, board member and member of the Exhibitions Committee 2004-present
Ragdale Foundation , Lake Forest, Ill., donation of artwork
Washington Project For The Arts, Wash. D.C., donation of artwork
Arlington Arts Center, Arl., VA, Executive Paint-Off advisor
Community for Creative Non-Violence Homeless Shelter , Wash., D.C., donation of artwork District Of Columbia Arts Center, "Heartworks" Art Sale
New Art Examiner, Heartworks VIII, Benefit Auction for the New Art Examiner, Donation of Artwork
Arlington Arts Center, benefit sale, Arlington, Va. Donation of Artwork
HONORS AND AWARDS
2001 Director’s Award, 3-D, Ellipse Gallery, Arl., VA
1999 Purchase prize, Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, ILL
1997 Residency in Painting, Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, ILL 1997
Award, 1st place, Open Exhibition, Bell Atlantic Gallery, Annandale, 1994
ChosenforstudiovisitbyEricHansen,Sr.ArtCritic,TheWashingtonTimes andcritic-in- residence, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington Va 1993
Juror’s Award, 2nd place, l708 Gallery, Richmond, VA. 1990
Critique session with N.Y. art critic, Ronny Cohen, sponsored by the Arlington Arts Center, Arl., VA
1986 Award in printmaking. NOVA PRINTS
1986 PURCHASE PRIZE Two prints purchased. Northern Virginia Community College
1985 Honorable Mention Celebration of Alexandria Women in the Arts
1997 Priscilla Dawson, “Arts Council Exhibits Winning Artwork”, The Connection, Nov. 12
Catherine Dorsey, “Professors Make the Grade”, Portfolio Weekly, Portsmouth, VA 9/97 1995 S.A. Jones, “Critic’s Roundtable/Worth Seeing”, KOAN, 2/95
Channel 8 TV, “In The Spotlight: Artist’s At Grace” 2/95 Janet Rems, “Artists Home In On Domestic Environments”, Springfield Connection,
1/26/95 1992 Janet Wilson, "Fall Solos at Arlington", The Washington Post. October 24
l990 l990 l987
Paulette Roberts-Pullen, "Reflective Art", Style Weekly, Richmond, Va., Oct. 27
Mike Giuiliano, "3 Shows at School 33", The Baltimore Alternative October Michele Studebaker, "Subconscious Produces Art", The Loudoun Times Mirror, April 4
J. Kenneth Townsend, "Exhibit of Women Artists' Work Provokes a Range of Responses", The Alexandria Gazette, April 9
J. Kenneth Townsend, "Independent Women Artists' Works Joined for Campus Show", The Alexandria Gazette, February l3
Professor Emerita, Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale, VA
Northern Virginia Community College, assistant professor of Fine Art l988 -2011
University of Maryland, lecturer in drawing, 1988-89
Prince Georges Community College, Maryland, lecturer in drawing and art history, 1990-1991
ACADEMIC HONORS AND SERVICE Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching
Graduate teaching assistantship in painting, drawing, design and mixed media, based on merit, University of Maryland
Graduate Member of the search committee to choose the chairman of the Art Department, University of Maryland, l988
1997 The Northern Virginia Review, Northern Virginia Community College, issue no. 12
l994 ART COMICS, published by Bebe Williams
l991 "Girlhood" and "Error Bred in the Bone", Public/Private, published in conjunction with"Issues of Gender", The Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, Va. l980-88
Frequent contributor to National Geographic World Magazine.
l985 Co-authored Amazing Animals of Australia, a National Geographic Book for WorldExplorers.
1982 Co-authored Why in the world, a National Geographic Book for World Explorers.
1983 Co-authored More Far-out Facts, a National Geographic Book for World Explorers.
l976-79 Columnist for The Alexandria Gazette, Alexandria, VA
IN ADDITION I have contributed articles to The Washington Post and other publications.
BOOK COVERS Poet Lore, Fall 1994
TV CREDITS “Into the Limelight: Grace Under Construction”, Channel 8, Time Warner Cable, 2/22/95