born in 1977; lives and works in Washington, DC

EDUCATION
2006 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
2004 MFA, University of California, Berkeley, CA
2000 Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
1999 BA, magna cum laude, Queens College, Charlotte, NC

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2013 Steven Wolf Fine Arts – San Francisco – The Marginalia Archive
2012 The Proto-History of the Internet, Thomas Robertello Gallery
2009 Translation, Thomas Robertello Gallery, Chicago, IL
Translation, Steven Wolf Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA
2008 The world is full of objects, Mireille Mosler Ltd., New York, NY
2007 The Real Object, Thomas Robertello Gallery, Chicago, IL
2006 Gentle Reader, Transformer, Washington, DC
They go on telling you just the same thing forever, Steven Wolf Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA
2005 Anything we have not had to decipher on our own does not belong to us, JET, Washington, DC
2003 collecting/cataloguing/recording/seeing, Arts Club of Washington, Washington, DC

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013
Drawing Time, Reading Time, The Drawing Center, New York. Curated by Claire Gilman

2012
Graphite, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN. Curated by Sarah Urist Green

Falling Through Space Drawn by the Line, University of Buffalo Art Gallery, Center for the Arts, Buffalo, NY. Curated by Sandra Firmin and Joan Linder

Art=Text=Art: Works by Contemporary Artists, selections from the Sally & Wynn Kramarsky Collection, Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ. Curated by Elizabeth Schlatter (Richmond Museums) and Rachel Nackman (Kramarsky Collection)

FAX, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA; DeVos Art Museum, Marquette, Michigan; Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, Utah.

2011
Art=Text=Art: Works by Contemporary Artists, selections from the Sally & Wynn Kramarsky Collection, Harnett Museum of Art, University of Richmond Museums, Richmond, VA. Curated by Elizabeth Schlatter (Richmond Museums) and Rachel Nackman (Kramarsky Collection)

In—and outside—writing, Voorkamer, Lier, Belgium

FAX, The Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, Curated by João Ribas (MIT List Center) and Melissa Davenport (Carpenter Center); South London Gallery, London, UK; Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN; St. Paul Street Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand.

Out of Print, Mercer Union Centre for Contemporary Art, Toronto, Canada
2010
False Documents and Other Illusions, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME

Catalyst: 35 Years of the Washington Project for the Arts, American University Museum at the Katzen Art Center, Washington, DC.

Observant, ISE Cultural Foundation, New York, NY. Curated by Vicki Sher.

Beyond Text and Image: The Book as Art, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA

On/Off the Grid, Irvine Contemporary, Washington, DC

FAX, The Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA; Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong; Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada; Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City, Mexico; Dowd Gallery, State University of New York at Cortland; New Galerie, Paris, France

2009 X LIBRIS: The Repurposed Book, Traffic Zone Center for Visual Art, Minneapolis, MN
The Janet and Walter Sondheim Prize Finalists, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore MD
Letters, Words and Phrases, Goucher College, Baltimore, MA. Curated by Laura Amussen
Art Rotterdam with Mireille Mosler, Ltd., Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2008 Art Forum Berlin with Mireille Mosler, Ltd., Berlin, Germany
Annual Benefit Auction and Exhibition, Dieu Donné, New York, NY
Tuttle, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL
The Janet and Walter Sondheim Prize Finalists, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore MD
Idiolects, BROWN Gallery, London, England. Curated by Lumi Tan, Zach Feuer Gallery
Looking Back, Mireille Mosler Ltd., New York, NY
Trawick Prize, Heineman Myers Contemporary Art, Bethesda, MD
Multiplicitocracy, American University Museum, Washington, DC
At Arm’s Length, NurtureArt, Brooklyn, NY. Curated by Julie McKim and Lauren Schell Dickens
Lie to the Eye, Bakersfield Museum of Art, Bakersfield, CA
2007 Simple, Dumb Objects, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA
Kinsey Confidential, Kinsey Institute, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Leaded: The Materiality and Metamorphosis of Graphite. Curated by N. Elizabeth Schlatter,
University of Richmond Museums, Richmond, VA. Travels from 2007 through 2009 to the
Dean Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA; Western Washington University Gallery,
Bellingham, WA; Salina Art Center, Salina, KS; Baum Gallery of Fine Art, Conway, AR; The
Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX; The Memorial Art Gallery of the University of
Rochester, NY; The Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT; and The Palmer Museum of Art of
Pennsylvania State University)
The Janet and Walter Sondheim Prize Semi-Finalists, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
Simple, Dumb Objects, School 33, Baltimore, MD
Re Draw, Brooklyn Fire Proof, Brooklyn, NY. Curated by Katy Porte
Primed, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. Curated by Irene Hoffman
The Reality of Things: Trompe l’Oeil in America, Vero Beach Museum of Art, Vero Beach, FL
2006 Text Formed Drawing, Contemporary Art Galleries, University of Connecticut, Storrs. Curated by
Barry Rosenberg
Private Viewing, Leroy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY. Curated by Amy
Canonico, Jane Innis & Marina Chao, Whitney/Columbia Curatorial Studies Program
Exchange, WPA/C, Baltimore, MD and Richmond, VA. Curated by Gabriel Martinez
The Trawick Prize, Creative Partners Gallery, Bethesda, MD
Introductions, Thomas Robertello Gallery, Chicago, IL
Well Read, NurtureArt, Brooklyn, NY. Curated by Christopher Howard
Text, Greater Reston Art Center, Reston, VA
2005 Circa 75, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA
Marking Traces, 33 Grand Gallery, Oakland, CA. Curated by Brad Silverstein
Seven, Washington Project for the Arts/Corcoran, Washington, DC
Measuring Art, Wyman Arts Center, Park School, Baltimore, MD. Curated by Christine Buckton
Seeded: The Word/The Tree, RKL Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2004 Land of the Free, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, CA. Curated by Lee Plested
Cream: From the Top, Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA. Curated by Kathryn Weller-Renfrow
Compass Points, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA. Curated by Heidi Zuckerman-Jacobson
The Opening Band, I-5 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Paper Cuts, Vallejo Arts Foundation/Fetterly Gallery, Vallejo, CA. Curated by Thomas Wojack
Unreadability, Eyedrum, Atlanta, GA
Equivalents and Analogues, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Drawing Sentences, Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, CA. Organized by Helen Mirra
Fluid Exchange, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
2003 Squares, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA. Curated by Nancy Mizuno Elliot
Really, Gescheidle Gallery, Chicago, IL. Curated by Tim Lowly
Janet Maher and Molly Springfield, Howard County Center for the Arts, Ellicott City, MD
2002 Please Pay Attention, Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, CA
New Talent IV, Signal 66, Washington, DC
Off the wall, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD
Savage/Love, Signal 66, Washington, DC
2000 R&R, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD. Curated by Jack Rasmussen
RAP Focus, Rockville Art Place, Rockville, MD
Commencement 2000, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
Out of Order, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD
Selected Work, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

resume (pdf)

Exhibitions

Molly Springfield (2012)

Molly Springfield (2009)

Molly Springfield (2007)

Thomas Robertello Gallery - Introductions (2006)

Selected Bibliography

San Francisco Chronicle

Modern Painters

Daily Serving by Randall Miller

Ingrid Langston on Molly Springfield

NewCity

Interview for Other People's Pixels blog

NewCity top 5 lists for 2009 by Jason Foumberg

NewCity by Jason Foumberg

Art Talk Chicago by Candice Weber

Flavorpill by Karsten Lund

Baltimore City Paper

San Francisco Chronicle by Kenneth Baker

SF Examiner by Tiffany Maleshefski

ARTLURKER.com

Artforum by Lauren O'Neill-Butler

James Wagner art blog

Art Papers by Andy Kozlowski

New York Magazine by Rachel Wolff

Village Voice by R. C. Baker

Artforum Critics' Picks by Amoreen Armetta

Gay City News by Alisha Kerlin

Contra Costa Times by Robert Taylor

NY Arts Magazine (link)

NY Arts Magazine (text)

Flavorpill Chicago by Audrey Mast

Chicago Tribune by Alan Artner

Drain Magazine Interview

Chicago Journal by Kristin Gehring

Williamsburg and Greenpoint Monthly Art Guide

Washington Post Express

The DCist

Washington, DC City Paper

YouTube interview with Anna Conti

Washington Post Express

The DCist

Washington Post

Washington, DC City Paper

Flavorpill SF

Molly Springfield

Traité de Documentation

Traité de Documentation, 2012

La Pyramide des Bibliographies

La Pyramide des Bibliographies, 2012

Track Changes

Track Changes, 2012

L'Action du Centre Mondial

L'Action du Centre Mondial, 2011

Organisation Mondiale

Organisation Mondiale, 2011

La Classification Bibliographique

La Classification Bibliographique, 2011

Otlet, Paul

Otlet, Paul, 2011

Untitled

Untitled, 2009

Untitled

Untitled, 2009

Untitled (detail)

Untitled (detail), 2009

Translation, Page 10

Translation, Page 10, 2009

Translation

Translation, 2008

Untitled (Xerox Book, 1968)

Untitled (Xerox Book, 1968), 2007

if and only if

if and only if, 2006

Selected Poems (James Tate)

Selected Poems (James Tate), 2006

What I Still Don't Understand (Final Semester)

What I Still Don't Understand (Final Semester), 2004

What I Still Don't Understand (Final Semester) - detail

What I Still Don't Understand (Final Semester) - detail, 2004

What I've Learned (Third Semester)

What I've Learned (Third Semester), 2004

What I've Learned (Third Semester) - detail

What I've Learned (Third Semester) - detail, 2004

we have at our disposal - detail

we have at our disposal - detail, 2004


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