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 2007Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Museum, New York, NY

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015 First Congregational Church Wolfeboro, The Art of Last Things, Wolfeboro, NH
2014 SEABA Gallery, Finding Center, Burlington, VT, also keynote speaker at Full Circle Festival
2013 Bigelow Gallery, United Theological Seminary, Threads of Connection, New Brighton, MN
2009 Greenville Museum of Art, Greenville, NC
2008 Mary Brogan Museum of Art and Science, Tallahassee, FL
2006 Maltwood Art Museum, Surrounded by Family and Friends and The Last Year, Victoria, B.C.

Gallery North Star, Figurative Works In Fabric and Thread, Grafton, VT, and DVD catalogue

2004 Washington Center For The Performing Arts, Olympia, WA
2003 Genet Gallery, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
2002 Karl Drerup Gallery, Life Transitions, Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH

International Congress on Care of the Terminally Ill, Montreal, Canada; also, 1998 and 1994

2001    Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Surrounded by Family and Friends, Brattleboro, VT, catalogue

Syracuse Stage, The Last Year, accompanied the play, “Wit”, Syracuse, NY

1999 Museum of the American Quilter’s Society, Layered Visions (retrospective), Paducah, KY
1998 Baltimore Museum of Art, Deidre Scherer: The Threaded Image, Baltimore, MD, artist lecture

Dennos Museum, Traverse City, MI

1997 Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
1996 Museum of Fine Arts, Deidre Scherer, Threads of Experience, Springfield, MA
1995 Redding Museum of Art, Redding, CA
1994 Dennis Woodman Gallery, Images of Aging, Kew, Surrey, England
1992 Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
1990 Social Movement Gallery, Nashville, TN
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016 Mill Brook Gallery, Reunion Exhibit: RISD Class of 1967,  Concord, NH
2015 The Art Place, Interactions,  Wolfeboro, NH
2013 San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, Milestones,  San Jose, CA
2012 Mulvane Art Museum, Crafts National, Topeka, KS
2011 Thorne-Sagendorph Gallery, Biennial Regional Juror’s Choice, Keene, NH, Honorable Mention Award
2010 Bennington Museum, State of Craft, Bennington, VT
2009 Tabla Rasa Gallery, Pioneer Women, Brooklyn, NY

Arsenal for the Arts, Rhode Island School of Design New England Alumni Biennial, Watertown, MA

2008 Visions Art Gallery, Figuratively Speaking, San Diego, CA
2005 Racine Art Museum, Magnificent Extravagance, Racine, WI
2004 The 30 Distinguished Quilt Artists of the World, Tokyo International Festival, Japan
2002 The Goldstein Museum, University of Minnesota, Material Witness, St. Paul, MN

The Whistler House Museum of Art, Lowell, MA, Whistler Award

2001 Ohio Craft Museum, Reality Check, Columbus, OH
2000 Museum of Science, The Secrets of Aging, Boston, MA

Museum of Art & Design, Miniatures 2000, Helsinki, Finland: also Helen Drutt: Philadelphia

1999 The Memorial Union Art Gallery, University of California, Viewpoints, Davis, CA
1996 Canal Gallery, A Show of Hands, Holyoke, MA
1995 Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Inst., Nat’l Museum of American Art, Full Deck, Washington, DC
1994 Museum  of Fine Arts, Artists Eye the Elderly, Springfield, MA
1993 Robert Hull Fleming Museum, Intersections, Burlington, VT

Alexandra Palace, Celebrating the Stitch, London, England, also Vancouver, BC; Tokyo, Japan

1991 Northwest Craft Center, Image and Power, Seattle, WA
1989 Erector Square Gallery, Woman in Her Place, New Haven, CT, Honorable Mention
1988 Brockton Art Museum, Bits and Pieces, Brockton, MA
1987 Boston University Art Gallery, Illusion in Art, Boston, MA, catalogue

Textile Arts Centre, Figurative Fiber, Chicago, IL

1985 United Nations Conference on Women, An American Album, Nairobi, Kenya

Wheeler Gallery, Art for Africa: The Famine Relief, Providence, RI

SELECTED COLLECTIONS AND COMMISSIONS
  The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
  Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Museum, New York City, NY
  Dartmouth College, Tuck School, Hanover, NH
  Visions Art Museum, San Diego, CA
  St. Mary’s Hospital, Rochester, NY
  The Crowell Collection, Newfane, VT
  Museum of Science, Boston, MA
SELECTED LECTURES, MEDIA AND HONORS
2015 Florida Hospice & Palliative Care Association Forum, keynote: “Listening With Your Eyes”, Orlando, FL
2014 NH Hospice & Palliative Care Fall Conference, keynote: Advancing the Conversation through Art, Bedford, NH
2013 BCTV, “Living and Dying”, artist interview, Brattleboro, VT
2010 Rhode Island School of Design, Alumni Association Award for Artistic Achievement, Providence, RI
2009 AARP Radio, “The Last Thread: Capturing the End of Life”, artist interview
2008 American Academy of Hospice & Palliative Medicine, Humanities Award, Tampa, FL
2007 Rockwell’s film “Holding Our Own” featured artist withlecture & screening at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
2006 Home Healthcare Hospice Community Services, 25th Annual, keynote speaker, Keene, NH
2000 The Open Society Institute: Project on Death in America, Fellowship Award
1996 National Festival of the Embroiderers’ Guild, keynote speaker, Durham, England
1994 Vermont Arts Council, Fellowship Award            also:1985  Hood Museum of Art, artist lecture, Hanover, NH
BIBLIOGRAPHY
Surface Design Journal, “Wisconsin Museum”, image of “Convergence”, Summer 2017
Intl. Journal of Education Through Art, “Empathy & aesthetic experience…”, Arnold, Meggs & Greer, article, 2014
ARTS(Arts in Religious & Theological Studies), “In The Classroom”, Cindi Beth Johnson, article, January 2014
Vermont Magazine, “Breaking New Ground”, Elayne Clift, interview, May/June 2013 issue
Arts & Healing Network, “Honoring the End of Life”, Mary Hobson, interview, artheals.org/ahn-news, Fall 2012
Advantage Hospice Magazine, “A Common Thread”, Sara Kelly, interview, Fall 2011
American Quilter, “The Visual Narrative”, Barbara Polston, interview, May 2010
Masters: Art Quilts, Major Works by Leading Artists by Martha Sielman, profile, Lark Books, 2008
Star-Banner, “Life by a Thread”, Lashonda Stinson, article,  Nov. 2007
Seven Days, “The Art of Dying”, Pamela Polston, article, Nov 2006
Hope Magazine, “The Living End”, Jim Baldwin, article, Sept./Oct. 2004
The Boston Globe Magazine, “Encounter”, B.J. Roche, interview, May 12, 2002
Surrounded by Family and Friends, Deidre Scherer, catalogue, May 2001
Art in Embassies Program, “We the People”, Brussels, Belgium, catalogue, 2001
Deidre Scherer: Work in Fabric & Thread by Deidre Scherer, C&T Publishing, 1998
Fiberarts, “Mending Lives: Art and Healing”, Barbara Lee Smith, article, Sept./Oct. 1996
Embroidery, “Philosophy of an Artist”, Ruth Smith, interview, United Kingdom, Spring 1995
BMA Today, “In the Spotlight”, The Baltimore Museum of Art, profile, July/Aug. 1995
Celebrating the Stitch, profile: “Deidre Scherer”, Barbara Lee Smith, book, Taunton Press, 1991
Art Journal, “Feminist Art Criticism”, Cassandra Langer, article, Summer 1991
Hospice, “Deidre Scherer: Artist As Activist”, Richard Ewald, feature article & cover, Fall 1991
Threads Magazine, “Fabric Collage”, Deidre Scherer, feature article & cover, Apr./May 1988
SELECTED REVIEWS
Brattleboro Reformer, “Radiant at 25”, Ann Landenberger, July 12, 2017
Art New England, “Reunion Exhibit”, David Raymond, November/December 2016
Seven Days, “Full Circle Festival”, Pamela Polston, April 2014
The Daily Reflector, “Hanging on the Issues”, Tom Marine, Greenville, NC, January 19, 2009
Art New England, “Figurative Works In Fabric and Thread”, Arlene Distler, June/July 2006
Times Colonist, “Artist Stitches Fabric of Death”, Robert Amos, Victoria, B.C., March 2, 2006
Art New England, “In her intricate fiber works..”, Melissa McCarthy, April/May 2003
San Jose Mercury News, “Piecing Together Life and Death”, Jack Fischer, San Jose, CA, July 28, 2002
Art & Antiques, “Threads of Life”, May 2000
Last Acts, “Fabric Artist Becomes Voice for The Last Year”, Spring 1999
MS Magazine, “Arts Watch”, Chirs Kelsey, July/August 1998
Fiberarts, “Deidre Scherer: The Threaded Image”, Laura McGough, November/December 1998
New Age Journal, “Textures of the Soul”, Trebbe Johnson, July/August 1997
Syracuse Herald American, “The Transition in Dying”, Sherry Chayat, Syracuse, NY, November 9, 1997
The Boston Globe, “Keene Exhibit Features…Strong Work”, Boston, MA, June 19, 1994
Artweek, “Expressing the Inexpressible”, Edie Meidav, January 1992
SELECTED REPRODUCTIONS
An Elders Pledge, poster, Syracuse Cultural Workers, 2012
OWL 2010 Mother’s Day Report, cover and interior,  Older Women’s League, Washington, DC, May 2010
The Hastings Center Report; covers, March 2003,Nov-December 2005, and Nov-December 2008
American Journal of Nursing, cover & interiors, May 2002 through November 2003
Journal of the American Medical Association, interior, November 2000
Threads of Experience, book cover and interior images by Deidre Scherer, Papier-Mache, 1996
Frontline…Geriatric Disorders, cover, Yamada Medical Service, Japan, 1992
When I Am An Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple, book cover & poster, Papier-Mache, 1987
EDUCATION B.F.A. 1967, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI