EDUCATION

 

2003                 Master of Fine Arts, Printmaking, State University of New York, Purchase College, Purchase, NY.

2002-2003      Studio Semester Program, State University of New York, Empire State College, New York, NY.

1999                 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Printmaking, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI.

1995-1996       Foundations Program, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA.

 

EXHIBITION HISTORY

2018          #emptypedestals, in conjunction with Biennial Faculty Exhibition, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Milwaukee, WI.

2017          The Yell Room & Hushed Hysteria, After School Special, Milwaukee, WI.
2017          Observational Drawing: A Brief Introduction (for Carolee Schneemann), Riverwest FemFest, Milwaukee, WI.

2016          Biennial Faculty Exhibition, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Milwaukee, WI.

2016          SWAN DAY MKE Celebration/Exhibition, AIR Gallery, RedLine Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI.

2014          Biennial Faculty Exhibition, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Milwaukee, WI.

2014           Oh, Wait (Blue) (video projection), Winter Gallery Night @ SAFI Studios, Marshall Building, Milwaukee, WI.

2013           Oh, Wait (video projection), in conjunction with performance by Speakerdust, Quarters, Milwaukee, WI.

2012           Laws of Nature, Racine Arts Council ArtSpace, Racine, WI.

2012           20/20 Vision, Fifth Edition – The Art of Contemporary University Printmaking, Participating Artist, The Fire House Gallery, Louisville, GA.

2012           Biennial Faculty Exhibition, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Milwaukee, WI.

2011            Laws of Nature, EFFJAY PROJEKTS, Sheboygan, WI.

2010           Daily Souvenirs/Daily Interruptions: Diabetic Detritus Endurance Drawing, in conjunction with Souvenirs: Performance Art Showcase 2010,

                    Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Milwaukee, WI.

2010            Biennial Faculty Exhibition, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Milwaukee, WI.

2008           Biennial Faculty Exhibition, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Milwaukee, WI.

2007           The View From Above: an exhibition of emerging artists, The Cotuit Center for the Arts, Cotuit, MA.

2007           Zoë Darling and Mary Hood: Books, Prints and Other Media, Mary L. Nohl Galleries, Inova/Zelazo, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee,

                    Milwaukee, WI.

2007           Tamiko Dargan and Zoë Darling, Temporary Contemporary, Milwaukee, WI.

2007           [wisconsin] bound: seven regional bookmakers, River Level Gallery, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Milwaukee, WI.

2006           Telling the Story: Artists’ Books, The Noyes Museum of Art, Oceanville, NJ.

2006           Biennial Faculty Exhibition, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Milwaukee, WI.

2006           Unstitched, Unbound: Imprints for Change, The Nathan Cummings Foundation, New York, NY.

2006           The Book as Sculpture, Bay View Books Arts Gallery, Milwaukee, WI.

2005            Detritavores, in conjunction with the 11th Annual New Jersey Book Arts Symposium & Exhibition, John Cotton Dana Library, Rutgers,

                     State University of New Jersey, Newark, NJ. 

2005            INERTIA 30: An Endurance Performance Art Event by Amanda Grove, guest performer, Brooklyn, NY.

2005            Jim Bergesen & Zoë Darling @ Sheppard Music, Sheppard Music Center, Brooklyn, NY.

2004            Women in the Middle: Borders, Barriers and Intersections, an electronic exhibition of feminist art, in conjunction with the National Women’s                                  Studies Conference, UWM Union Art Gallery and Midwest Express Center, Milwaukee, WI.     

2003            Queer Migrations, an exhibit in conjunction with the 2003 C.A.A. Conference, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Transgendered Community Center,

                     New York, NY.

2002            If I Were Healthy, Aroused or Dead, Richard and Dolly Maass Gallery, Purchase College, Purchase, NY.

2001            Accumulating Shape, special exhibition space, Purchase College, Purchase, New York, NY.

2000           Autobiography, Appleton Art Center, Appleton, WI.

2000           The Order of Things, Riverwest Art Works, Milwaukee, WI.

2000            Raw Sensations, a collaborative show of film, performance, photography & sculpture, Riverwest Art Works, Milwaukee, WI.

1999             Regional VI Exhibition, ACR Gallery, Chicago, IL.

1999             Dreams and the Unconscious, Riverwest Art Center, Milwaukee, WI.

1999/2000 The Annual Members’ Show, Walker’s Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, WI.       

1999/2000 Members’ Show, Riverwest Art Center, Milwaukee, WI.

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2012          The Healthcare Show – Phase III, (Exhibition, Zine & Blog), Curator/Editor, MIAD, Milwaukee, WI.

2011          Jim Klingbeil: Collages, Photographs & Mail Art, Co-Curator, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Milwaukee, WI.

2008         The Healthcare Show – Phase II, (Exhibition, Zine & Blog), Curator/Editor, Broad Vocabulary, Milwaukee, WI.

2008         The Healthcare Show – Phase I, (Exhibition, Zine & Blog), Curator/Editor, The Storefront @ 516 W. National Ave., Milwaukee, WI.

2004         Backing Cuchifritos: A Collection of Work by the Gallery Assistants, Curator, 3rd Floor Project Space, CVS Cultural Center, in conjunction with the                        Artists Alliance Inc. Open Studios, New York, NY.

COLLECTIONS

More Below (for Alice Notley), Special Collections, Golda Meir Library, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI.

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

"Artists in New EFFJAY PROJEKTS Exhibition Examine the 'Laws of Nature," The Sheboygan Press, June 2, 2011.

Schneider, John, “Performance Art Souvenirs: Performance Review,” expressmilwaukee.com, September 27, 2010.

Wolkowicz, Lindsey, “Personal Struggle Produces Honest Expression: Studio Visit with Zoë Darling,” MKE, June 15, 2006.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Darling, Zoë, “Transformation of the Mundane,” Susceptible to Images, December 2006, (a review of new work by Paul Stoelting).

Schreiber-Noll, Ilsa, “Voices for Peace,” a collaborative artist book, 2003, (original art work).

Nederland, Louise, “18th Annual Bookworks Issue,” the I.S.C.A. Quarterly, Volume 21, Number 4, June 2003,

                                     (original limited edition; My Beautiful Leah).

Nederland, Louise, “War and Peace,” the I.S.C.A. Quarterly, Volume 21, Number 3, Spring 2003, (original art work).

Nederland, Louise, “Childhood,” the I.S.C.A. Quarterly, Volume 21, Number 1 & 2, Fall/Winter 2002, (original art work).

Nederland, Louise, “Self-Portrait,” the I.S.C.A. Quarterly, Volume 20, Number 3, Spring 2002, (original art work).

Nederland, Louise, “Terrorism,” the I.S.C.A. Quarterly, Volume 20, Number 2, Winter 2001, (original art work).

Lovejoy, Margot, “Turns,” Queens International, original source material for interactive website 2001, (original art work).

 

VISITING ARTIST LECTURES / PANEL DISCUSSIONS

2007                Roosevelt Middle School of the Arts, Milwaukee, WI.

2006                Special Collections, Golda Meir Library, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI.

2006                Unstitched, Unbound: Imprints for Change, The Nathan Cummings Foundation, New York, NY.

2005                New Jersey Book Art Symposium, Dana Library, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016-Present    Artistic Director, Schizophrenia Deconstructed (created by Sara Yelch-Koth), Milwaukee, WI.

2012-2013          Chair, Juried Exhibition MIAD Printmaking Alumni Committee, SGC International, Milwaukee, WI.

2011-2013           Board Member, A Broader Vocabulary Cooperative, Milwaukee, WI.

2010-Present    Co-Founder, DIAA Milwaukee (Discussing Intersections: Artists & Addiction), Milwaukee, WI.

2009-2013         Part-Time Observing Member, Rank Evaluation Committee, Elected, MIAD, Milwaukee, WI.

2009                   First Year Experience Faculty Coordinator, MIAD, Milwaukee, WI.

2008                   Coordinator & Co-Sponsor of Guido Brink Visiting Artist, Margot Lovejoy, MIAD, Milwaukee, WI.

2008-2013         Chair of Part-Time Faculty Affairs Committee, MIAD, Milwaukee, WI.

2008-Present    Founder, The Healthcare Show (on-going Exhibitions, Zines & Blog), Milwaukee, WI.

2007-2009        Senior Exhibition Committee, Fine Arts Representative, MIAD, Milwaukee, WI.

2007                   Visiting Artist Coordinator, Printmaking Department, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Milwaukee, WI.

2006-Present   Adjunct Associate Professor, Fine Arts, Foundations, Pre-College, MIAD, Milwaukee, WI.

                            Courses Taught: Principles of Etching; Non-Traditional Intaglio; Appropriation & Mark Making: Printmaking, Drawing and Collage (authored);                                   Drawing and Printmaking; Printmaking: Mapping Narrative; Artist Books: Impact of Structure on Content (authored); Expression Through                                         Printmaking (co-authored); Exploring Space Through Printmaking (authored); Senior Fine Arts Seminar; Art and Science; Drawing I; Multiple                                   Means; Visual Dynamics 2; Accumulating Narrative: The Art of Seriality (authored); Visual Dynamics 1; RPM: Daily Media Feeds (authored);                                       Understanding the Visual 1, Visual & Color Dynamics; Understanding the Visual 2; Image & Drawing Concepts; RPM: Narrative of Privilege:

                            The Interview Project (authored); RPM: Printmaking: Historic & Contemporary Political Practices (authored); Observational Drawing.

2006-2013        Sales Associate, Sherwin-Williams Paint Company, Milwaukee, WI.

2006-Present   Co-Founder, PushPullPress, Milwaukee, WI.

2004                   Curator, Backing Cuchifritos: A Collection of Work by the Gallery Assistants, 3rd Floor Project Space, CVS Cultural Center, in conjunction with                                 the Artists Alliance Inc. Open Studios, New York, NY.

2004                   Gallery Assistant, Cuchifritos Gallery/Exhibition Space, New York, NY.

2003-2006        Sterling Testing Systems, Inc., Pre-Employment Screening Firm, New York, NY.

                            Client Services Representative, August 2004 ~ March 2006. 

                            Exclusively supported key National Account.  Effectively and diplomatically managed high volume of confidential correspondence and phone                             interviews.  Implemented Pilot phase of web-based program for this National Account.

                           Team Lead, February 2004 ~ August 2004.  Training and daily supervision of 30 Reference Verifiers.  Worked closely with management for

                            major restructuring of Reference Department to keep pace with company’s exponential growth.

                           Reference Verifier, June 2003 ~ February 2004. Verified professional licenses, employment, education, and personal references by phone, fax,                              email, and mail. 

2003                  Artist’s Assistant, Carolee Schneemann, New York, NY.

2001                  Teaching Associate, School of Art+Design, SUNY at Purchase College, Purchase, NY.        

1999-2000       Project Assistant, Printmaking Department, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

1998                  Artist’s Assistant, Phyllis McGibbon, John Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Member, Southern Poverty Law Center, 2005 – Present.

Member, College Art Association, 2002 – Present.

Guest Member, International Society of Copier Artists, 2001 – 2003.