EILEEN GILLESPIE
etgillespie@gmail.com

EDUCATION

1990 MFA University of Pennsylvania
1985 BFA Rhode Island School of Design
1985 European Honors Program, RISD, Rome, Italy

GRANTS, AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

2004 Artist Grant, Massachusetts Cultural Council, Boston, MA
2000 Finalist Grant, Massachusetts Cultural Council, Boston, MA
1998 Artist Grant, Somerville Arts Council, Somerville, MA
1996 NEA Funded Residency ,Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts, ME 
1995 Visiting Artist, American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy 
1993 Carina House Fellow, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, ME 
1992 Fellow, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont
1991 Avery Fellow, Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY
1990 Hambidge Fellow, Hambidge Center, Rabun Gap, GA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2003 Pepper Gallery, Boston, MA, “Drawings”
2002 June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, Portland, ME
2001 Pepper Gallery, Boston, MA, "Drawings"
2001 June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, Portland, ME (two person)
1999 Space 12 Gallery, Boston, MA, "Bridges"
1996 O'Farrell Gallery, Brunswick, ME, "Romarising"
1993 O'Farrell Gallery, Brunswick, ME, "Set in Motion"
1991 O'Farrell Gallery, Brunswick, ME, "Recent Paintings"

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 Owen Art Gallery, Gould Academy, Bethel, ME
2014 Thos. Moser Gallery, Freeport, ME
2003 Boston Athenaeum, MA “Millenial Boston: 15 Artist views of the city”
2002 Pepper Gallery, Boston, MA, “Winter Salon”
2002 Pepper Gallery, Boston, MA, “Works on Paper”
2002 Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA, “The Drawing Show” 
(catalogue)
2002 June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, Portland ME, “Works on Paper”
2000 Acacia Gallery of Contemporary Art, Gloucester, MA
1999 Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, ME, "Carina House: The First Decade" (catalogue), Traveling in 2000 to the Governor's Mansion, Augusta, ME
1999 Somerville Museum, Somerville, MA, "A Survey of Local Contemporary Works"
1998 Arts Resource Service at O'Farrell Gallery, Brunswick, ME 
1998 Robert Clements Gallery, Portland, ME, "P/review"
1997 Robert Clements Gallery, Portland, ME, "Small Works Show"
1997 Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY, "Drawings"
1997 Robert Clements Gallery, Portland, ME, "Selected Works"
1995 O'Farrell Gallery, Brunswick, ME, "Gallery Artists"
1994 O'Farrell Gallery, Brunswick, ME, "Gallery Artists"
1993 Paterson Museum, Paterson, NJ, "5 Painters" (catalogue)
1993 Snug Harbor Cultural Center, NY, "Women on the Verge"
1993 Frick Gallery, Belfast, ME, "What's Going on Now?"
1992 The Hertz Corporation, Park Ridge, NJ, (Administered through The Newark Museum)
1992 Frick Gallery, Belfast, ME, "New Faces, New Energy II"
1992 Frick Gallery, Belfast, ME, "Works on Paper IV"
1992 O'Farrell Gallery, Brunswick, ME, "Gallery Artists"
1991 Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, "30 Years of Printmaking at Penn"
1991 O'Farrell Gallery, Brunswick, ME, "Artists Nouveau”
1990 103rd Engineers Armory, Philadelphia, PA, 
"Art at the Armory 1990" 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2002 Temin, Christine. “Drawing Attention.” The Boston Globe, (1/18/02), p. D8
2002 Silver, Joanne. “BCA exhibit celebrates age-old and modern traditions of sketching.” Boston Herald, (January 4, 2002), p. S4
2001 Isaacson, Phil. “Two trips through the trees, neither a frolic in the woods.” Maine Sunday Telegram, (April 22, 2001), p. 3E, illus.
2001 McKown, Rich. (review), Eileen Gillespie: Drawings. ARTNEW ENGLAND, (April), p. 42
2001 Garvey, Thomas. “Gillespie’s Towering Images.” ArtsMEDIA, (February – March, Volume 5, (Number 15), p. 32-33, 35 illus.
2001 McQuaid, Cate. “ Spanning Expectations and Reality, “Eileen Gillespie: Drawings” The Boston Globe, (1/25/01), p. D3, illus.
2000 Gold, Donna. "No artist is an island." Maine Times, (1/6/00), p. 23.
1999 Fasholdt, Sarah. "Carina House: The First Decade," (ex. catalogue).
  Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, ME.
1997 Raynor, Vivien. "Spotlighting Two Shows: A Medley, and Drawings."
  The New York Times, (October 19, 1997), p. 26.
1996 Humez, Nick. "A sense of place." The Times Record, Brunswick, ME, (7/18/96), p. 15-18
1993 Cannon, Kim. "Set in Motion - Gillespie uses light to capture realistic edge." The Times Record, Brunswick, ME, (7/1/93), p. 16, illus.
1993 Isaacson, Phil. "Show reaches wide to capture state of the art of the state." Maine Sunday Telegram, (6/6/93), p. 4E.
1993 Newhall, Edith. "5 Painters Painting," (exhibition catalogue). 
The Paterson Museum, NJ, illus.
1993 Jacks, Grant and Shirley. "What's Going on Now?” Frick Gallery, Belfast, ME, (exhibition catalogue).
1991 Miller, Sherry. Maine Sunday Telegram, (7/28/91), p. 5G, illus. 
1991 Cannon, Kim. "Harmony, chaos clash in paintings, Eileen Gillespie depicts nature." The Times Record, Brunswick, ME, (7/24/91), 
p.15,illus.
1991 McWilliams, Margo. "Art in Brunswick." Casco Bay Weekly
Portland, ME, (7/8/91).

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

American Airlines, Boston, MA
Bernstein, Shur, Sawyer and Nelson, Portland, ME 
Boston Athenaeum, Boston, MA
Cravath, Swaine & Moore, New York, NY
Fidelity, Boston, MA
The Hambidge Center, Rabun Gap, GA
The Hertz Corporation, Park Ridge, NJ
Hotel Nine Zero, Boston, MA
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo, Boston, MA
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Prospector Partners, Guilford, CT
Wellington Management Company, Boston, MA 
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