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Symbiosis One, bronze with hot polychrome patina


Penna. Academy of Fine Arts, 4-year program in painting and printmaking; intensive studio instruction – (after graduate school)
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. MSW
Drexel University, Philadelphia, BS in community mental health
Affiliation: Center For Transformative Action, Prisoner Express, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
2014       Installation: “Without The Wall.” Philadelphia City
               Hall, Philadelphia, PA
2014     Installation: “Art, Alibi, And Anonymous We.”
               Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia. PA
2012     “From Confinement/The Waiting”
             Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY
SOLO EXHIBITIONS (Galleries and Museums)\
2019     Massillon Museum Massillon Ohio
2017     The Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle, ME
2016     Morris Graves Museum, Eureka, CA
2015     Chase Young Gallery, Boston, MA
2014     New Work, March Rosenfeld, Gallery, Phila. PA
2013     Odon Wagner Gallery, Toronto, ONT
2013     Chase Young Gallery, Boston, MA
2013     Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2010     Chase Gallery, Boston, MA
2010   Gallery 71, New York, New York
2009     F.A.N.Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2008     Principle Gallery, Alexandria, VA
2008     Chase Gallery, Boston, MA
2007     Odon Wagner Gallery, Toronto, Ont.
2006     Principle Gallery, Alexandria, VA
2006     F.A.N. Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2005     Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell    University, Ithaca, NY
2004     Odon Wagner Gallery, Toronto, ONT.
2003     Principle Gallery, Alexandria, VA
2003     F.A.N. Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2002     Odon Wagner Gallery, Toronto, ONT
2002     Chase Gallery, Boston, MA
2002     Principle Gallery, Alexandria, VA
2001     F.A.N. Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2000     Chase Gallery, Boston, MA
1999     F.A.N. Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1999     Odon Wagner Gallery, Toronto, ONT
1999     Chase Gallery, Boston, MA
1997     Ibel-Simeonov Gallery, Columbus, OH
1997     F.A.N. Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1996     Odon Wagner Gallery, Toronto, ONT
1995     George Waters Gallery, Elmira College, Elmira,
1995     F.A.N. Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1994     Ibel-Simeonov Gallery, Columbus, OH
1994     Odon Wagner Gallery, Toronto, ONT
1993     F.A.N. Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1992     F.A.N. Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2018   Contemporary storytelling, Newbury Fine Arts, Boston, MA
2017   Maier Museum of Art, Lynchburg, VA. Carceral states.
2017   Animal I Become, Stanek Gallery, Phila. PA
2014    Art in Embassy, American Embassy, Kuwait
2013   West End Gallery, Corning NY
2011     Harroitt Collection Herbert F. Johnson Museum
2011     Principle Gallery, Alexandria, VA
2009     Chase Gallery-4 person show
2001     World Bank, Washington, D.C.
2001     West End Gallery, Corning, New York
  • Saltonstall Recipients, State of the Art Gallery, Ithaca, NY
1999     West End Gallery, Corning, New York
1995     Re-presenting Representation, Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY, (Invitational)
1995     Entropic Zones: Buildings and Structures of the Contemporary City, Rider University Gallery,
1995     Art Miami, Miami, FL
1994     The Union League Club Chicago, IL
1993     West End Gallery, Corning NY
1993     Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY
1991     Myriad Fine Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA
1991     Mitchner Art Museum, Doylestown, PA
1990     City of Camden, Camden
Maier Museum of Art, Lynchburg VA
Herbert F. Johnson, Ithaca, NY
Rider College, Trenton, New Jersey
College Board, New York, New York
Arnot Art Museum, Elmira NY
New Hampshire state percent for the arts grant, 2018
Tompkins County, NY SOS grant for arts, 2016
Puffin Foundation, Ltd. Grant, 2013
Puffin Foundation, Ltd. Grant, 2011
Tompkins Community Art Partnership Painting Grant (2008)
Tompkins Community Art Partnership Printmaking Grant (2001)
Saltonstall Grant (1999)
Henry Scheidt European Travel Grant (1989)
Barnes Foundation Fellowship (1988)
City of Camden Printmaking Award (1988)
Daniel Garber Drawing Award (1988)
Morris Blackburn Printmaking Award (1988)
Pratt Memorial Graphic Award (1988)
Philadelphia Drawing Award (1988)
Rachel Heidenry, “Review of Without the Wall, for the
Odon Wagner Gallery, catalogue, Points Of A Compass; Treacy Ziegler
Melissa Tuckey. “Tenuous Chapel.” Collection of Poems, Cover. ABZ Press. 2013
American Art Collector, September 2010.
Robin Rice, “Life as a House”, Citypaper, November 18, 2009
Andrew Mangravite, “A psychic drama about to unfold,” Broad Street Review, November 14, 2009
Chase Gallery catalogue. 2008.Treacy Ziegler: Migration
Odon Wagner Gallery catalogue, 2007: “ Treacy Ziegler, An Open Window.”
Deborah Cummins. “Counting The Waves.” Collection of Poems, Cover. Word Press. 2006
Andrew Mangravite. “Treacy Ziegler: Film Noir In Living Color.” Broad Street Review. February 2006
Odon Wagner Gallery catalogue, 2004, “Treacy Ziegler: Shadow Play.”
The Georgia Review “Fables of Lights.” Featured artist.
Winter 2003, Vol. LVII. No. 4. (9 images)
EPOCH Magazine. V.52, No. 1. .
R.B. Strauss, “The New Reality of Treacy Ziegler’s Realm.” Art Matter, May 2003.
EPOCH Magazine, V. 51, No. 2 series cover, 2003
Cate McQuaid, “Shades of Loneliness,” review, The Boston Globe, December 20, 2002
EPOCH Magazine, V.51, Number 2, series cover, 2002
Odon Wagner Gallery, catalogue, 2002, “Treacy Ziegler: Out of Darkness”
Gettysburg Review, 14, images, “Treacy Ziegler”. Featured artist. Winter 2001
EPOCH Magazine, V.50, Number 3, series cover, 2001
Edward J. Sozanski, “Light & Enlightenment,” review, The Philadelphia Inquire, Jan, 2002
Jane Holtz Kay. “Urban Landscape. The Geography of Inequity.” Designer/Builder. Journal of the Human Environment. March 2001.
Cate McQuaid, “Ziegler is Haunted by Absences,” review, The Boston Globe, January 21, 1999
Gerard Brown, “Color/Form,” review, Philadelphia Weekly, May 14, 1997
Andrew Mangravite, “Haunted Houses,” Philadelphia Forum, May 15, 1997
Odon Wagner Gallery, catalogue, 1996, “Treacy Ziegler:
Edward J. Sozanski, “Gallery Review,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, March, 1995
The artist’s tardis,  Article written for Artists on Art. on-line journal.
Teaching Art in Prison: Morris Graves Museum, Eureka, CA. artist’s talk July 2016.
Haunted By Presence –Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY, artist’s talk, April 2016, in conjunction with premier video.
Crossing the Border: essay for Rejoinder Journal. Rutgers University, Institute of Research for Women.
Light and Shadow in A Prison Cell: paper presented at “Marking Time.” conference, Rutgers University, NJ Oct.2014
Disembodiment: Living In Solitary Confinement, View Through Art. Paper presented Interdisciplinary Coalition of North American of Phenomenologists, Ramapo College, NJ May 2013
Art and Social Activism”: talk, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, March 2013
Rethinking Art in Prison,” Paper presented at Vanderbilt University, May, 2013 conference on “Rethinking Prisons”
– “Phenomenology of Art and Landscape in Prison,” paper for Interdisciplinary Coalition of North American Phenomenologists, Fordham University, NYC
-“Bob Ross in Prison”, talk presented to Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Philadelphia, Pa, 2011
-“Equal Access to Art”: talk presented to Tompkins County Bar Association, Ithaca NY 2011
-“Landscape of Confinement”: talk presented to Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Ithaca NY 2011
-“Phenomenology and Function in Art Education” paper presented at Hawaii International Conference of education, Honolulu 2012”
-“Memory and Space in a Landscape of Confinement” – paper presented at Association of Literature, Environment, and Culture, of Canada Conference, Okanagan, British Columbia 2012
Primer of Drawing For The Confined, in Conjunction with Cornell University, Durlands Altenratives Library
on art in Philadelphia on-line art journal, Broad Street Review:
Visiting Artist: Rinehart School of Sculpture, Maryland Institute College of Art, December, 2014
Prison art volunteer teacher:
2009-present: Trumbull Correctional Institute, closed-security prison for men. Leavittsburg, Ohio
2010-2012:Trumbull Camp, minimum security prison for women, Leavittsburg, Ohio
2010-2011: Five Points Correctional Facility, maximum security prison for men, Romulus, NY
2011-2015: Norfolk Correctional Center, medium security prison for men, Norfolk, MA
2011-2014: Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center, super-maximum security prison for men, Shirley, MA
2014: Workshop in drawing at Grafton Correctional Institute,
minimum-security prison for men, Grafton, Ohio
2011- present; Development of art curriculums for through-the-mail courses to 4000 prisoners across the United States in the Prisoner Express Project, in the Center For Transformative Action.
2015 – present: Member of the National Prison Arts Coalition Steering
June 2016: Blue Mountain retreat for artists and activists in prison arts;
2014 – present: Prison Arts Coalition guest blogger.
WSKG Public radio, Ithaca NY – Out of Bounds, Tish Pearlman, January 2010 and February 2015, guest interviewee.
WRFI, Public radio, Ithaca NY– Made of Clay, Eric Clay, July 2015, guest interviewee.
WHSU, Public radio, Eureka, CA – Artwaves, Wendy Butler, June 2016, guest interviewee.