Tjelda | paintings and works on paper |

Artist Resume


National Academy of Design and Fine Art, New York, NY, 1987-90
  Painting: Serge Hollerbach, Wolf Kahn and Peter Cox,
  Intaglio: George Nama,
  Drawing/Anatomy: Terence Coyle, Gary Fagin,
Sergei Tsvetkov, Rutgers University, NJ, Intaglio (Private studies) 1991-92
Ruth Leaf Studio of Intaglio, LI, 1985
New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture: Drawing/Painting, Graham Nickson
Vermont College of Union University, Vermont: Bachelor of Arts


Group and Solo Exhibitions

2008 The Contemporary Carolina Collection, MUSC, Charleston SC
2007 Annual National Exhibition, Art Institute & Gallery, Salisbury, MD
2007 All Media Landscape, The Foundry Art Center, St. Charles, MO
2007 National Small Works, Washington Printmakers Gallery, Washington, DC
2007 Fayetteville Museum of Art, Fayetteville, NC
2006 53 Cannon Street Gallery, Charleston, SC
2005 South Carolina Arts Foundation: The Veneer Art Sale, Columbia, SC
2004 Contemporary Charleston 2004, Charleston, SC
2004 Heads, Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, Charleston, SC
2003 American Botanical Prints of Two Centuries, Pittsburg, PA
2002-05 The American Embassy, Reykjavik. Iceland
2002 Figuration Libra, Thos. Moser, Charleston, SC
2001 American Heart Association, Gala in the Garden, Charleston, SC
2001 Prints, Print Studio South, City Gallery, Charleston, SC
2000 Wynne Hatfield Gallery, Charleston, SC (Solo)
2000 Brookgreen Gardens, Pawley's Island, SC
2000 American Heart Association, Charleston, SC
2000 Marymount Manhattan College, New York City, NY
1999 Wynne Hatfield Gallery, Charleston, SC
1998 Wynne Hatfield Gallery, Charleston, SC
1998 "Shifting Grounds," Print Studio South, Member Show, Charleston, SC
1996 West Fraser Gallery, Charleston, SC
1995-97 Hrefna Jonsdottir Gallery, Lambertville, NJ
1992 Morristown Memorial Hospital 100t Anniversary, The Sammis Company, Florham Park, NJ
1992 Gallery II, Woodstock, VT
1980-92 Cavaliero Fine Arts, New York, NY
1991 Small Works," National Juried Show, The Art Gallery, Montclair State College,
1986-89 "Stratton Arts Festival," Bondville, VT
1988 Pastel Society of America, New York, NY
1985-88 "S.V.A. Annual Fall Open Exhibition," Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester, VT
1988 "Pastel Society of the West Coast," Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Carmichael, CA
1988 "Arts Council of Essex Area," Annual Juried Art Show, Bellemead Development Corp., NJ
1988 "Degas Pastel Society National Exhibition at The Windows," New Orleans, LA
1988 "International Pastel Exhibition 5th Annual," Kansas City Pastel Society, Kansas City, KS
1986-88 The Original Print Collectors Group, Rhinebeck, NY
1985 "The Garden Party of the Arts," The NJ Chapter of the National Society of Arts & Letters, Summit, NJ
1986 "Artist's Exotic Florals," Claremont Gallery, Clarence Dillon Library, Bedminster, NJ
1986 "Seventh Annual Art Exhibition," The Wilson Gallery, Mountain Lakes, NJ
1986 "Arts American Palette," Richmond Fellowship of New Jersey, Prudential Atrium, Parsippany, NJ
1986 "Signs of Spring," Nathans Gallery, West Paterson, NJ
1985 "Celebration of American Women Artists," Morristown, NJ
1985-83 "Art'85," The Junior League of Montclair-Newark, Nabisco Brands, East Hanover, NJ
1985 "Think Spring," The Mortimer Gallery, Gladstone, NJ
1985 Miriam Perlman Gallery, Chicago, IL
1985 "Prints, Paintings, Pastels," The Claremont Gallery, Clarence Dillon Library, Bedminster, NJ
1985-81 Association American Artists, New York, NY
1984 Gallery Deux Cent Douze, Paris, France (Solo)
1984 "Artist Showcase '84," National Council of Jewish Women, AT&T, Basking Ridge, NJ
1983-84 C.G. Rein Galleries, Arizona, Minnesota and New Mexico
1983 "Art From Our Parks," Morristown Cultural Center, Morristown, NJ
1984 "5th International Exhibition- Contemporary Art & Illustration," Hunt Institute of Botanical Documentation, Hunt Library, Carnegie- Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA. "Collectively, these catalogues contain the most comprehensive record of 20th century botanical artists and illustrators," (James White, Curator and Director of the Hunt Institute)
1983 "Tjelda," Recent Works, Gallery 2, Morristown, NJ (Solo)
1983 Mount Kemble Hospital, Morristown, NJ (Solo)
1983 Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, NJ (Solo)
1983 The Newark Museum Mini Gallery, Newark, NJ (Solo)
1981 Hunterdon Art Center, Clinton, NJ
1982 St. Marks Country Art Festival, Mendham, NJ
1982 Reader's Digest Magazine, Selected for Back Cover Art, May Issue Nyack, NY
1982 "Serigraphs by Tjelda," Morris County Board Commission of Freeholders, County Courthouse, Morristown, NJ
1982 "Prints," New Jersey Printmaking Council's Juried Exhibition
1982 National Bank of Franklin New Jersey, Franklin, NJ
1982 "In Celebration of Spring," Nabisco, Hanover, NJ
1982 Frelinghuysen Arboretum, Morristown, NJ
1981 "St. Joseph's Art Show," St. Joseph's School, Mendham, NJ
1981 "Collector Graphics," The Art Stop Gallery, Gladstone, NJ
1980 The Headley Gallery, Bernardsville, NJ
1980 "Collector's Show," Printmaking Council of New Jersey, Reeve Cultural Center, Somerville, NJ
1980 Northeast Folio," The Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Hunt Library, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA


Museum Exhibition

2007 Fayetteville Museum Of Art, Fayetteville, NC
1998 MacCulloch Hall Historical Museum, Morristown, NJ
1995-96 The American Museum of Natural History, NYC, NY
1996 MacCulloch Hall Historical Museum, Morristown, NJ
1994 MacCulloch Hall Historical Museum, Morristown, NJ
1993 Chicago Horticultural Society Botanical Garden, Glencoe, IL
1992 Lavren Rogers Museum of Art, Lavren, MI
1992 MacCulloch Hall Historical Museum, Morristown, NJ
1991 Jekyll Island Museum, Jekyll Island, GA
1990 MacCulloch Hall Historical Museum, Morristown, NJ
1988 MacCulloch Hall Historical Museum, Morristown, NJ
1986 MacCulloch Hall Historical Museum, Morristown, NJ
1985 The Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ
1982-83 The Newark Museum Mini Gallery, Newark, NJ
1981 San Mateo Museum, CA


Television and Lectures

November 2004, Art in Embassies Program, a program that provides an opportunity to learn more about one other's culture through the visual arts, sponsored the lecture series in Iceland.
 "The Veil: Art that Explores Subjugation, Symbolism, and Metaphors of the Veil," presented at
  • The University of Iceland, Gender Studies Department.
  • The University of Akureyri, Social Science and Law Department.
 "Works on Paper: The Singular Print,"
  • Iceland Academy of Arts, Reykjavik
  • The University of Akureyri, Social Science and Law Department.
The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities. Lecture: "The Veil: Art that Explores Subjugation, Symbolism, and Metaphors of the Veil,"
"A.M. Pittsburgh," (appearance on Channel 4 WTAE-T.V. interviewed by Stu Emry - 5/79, Pittsburgh, PA Spacewoman for the print show regarding technique used in printmaking.
Printmaking Council of New Jersey, Somerville, NJ (Lecture)
Purnell School, Pottersville, NJ (Lecture)


Books, Catalogues, Periodicals

Collins Ph.D, Bradford R., & Ellen Dressler; "Contemporary Charleston 2004," City of Charleston Cultural Affairs, May, 2004.
Art in Embassies Program," United States Embassy Reykjavik," Published by AIEP, November 2003.
Villani, John; "The Creative Tourist", The Santa Fe New Mexican, June 6, 1999
"Autumn 1999" Original print Collectors Group, Ltd. Volume XXVII Number 4
Mullen, Rachel; "Artists Gain Exposure at 'Flora '98", Recorder Community Newspaper - Out & About Section, February 12, 1998
Filler, Marion; "The Power of a Flower," Daily Record, May 19, 1996
Out & About; Observer-Tribune, Weekend Guide, May 7, 1992
Filler, Marion; "The Intensive Color & Light of Pastels," Daily Record, April 5, 1987
Matthew's, Prich; "Exhibit Features Mendham Artist's Exotic Florals," The Courier-News, Friday Plus, Feb.28, 1986, Page B-1
Jenkins, Jean; "The Sky's The Limit at Morris Museum," Daily Record, May 17, 1985, Section D1
Mundy, H. Marian; "Peck School Salutes Outstanding Woman Artist," The Bernardsville News, May 16, 1985, Page 1, Second Section
Negrea, Sherrie; "Art & It's Ways," Daily Record, Aug. 14, 1983 Cover and Page 4
Miller, Donald; "An Enjoyable Showing of Botanical Art of Hunt," Pittsburgh Post Gazette, April 1983, Page 19
White, James & Wendel, Donald; 5th International Exhibition of Botanical Art & Illustration, (Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, 1983, Cover Art & Poster
Brunet, Helen; "Mendham Artist Draws Inspiration from Garden," The Star Ledger, Aug. 2, 1983, Page 31
Regan, Margaret; "The Flower Show, Leigh Street Gallery," The Express, April 15, 1983
Mullen, Rachel; "Artist Finds Excitement in Bringing Her Florals to Life," Family Entertainment Guide, The Bernardsville News, Feature Cover Story, Jan. 6, 1983, Page 2
Katenstein, Marjorie; The Multiple Image, A Guide to Collecting Original Prints, (Philippines, Original Print Collectors Group, Ltd., 1982)
Black, Vicki; "Nature's Beauty," Screen Printing Magazine, February 1982, Pages 92-95
Watkins, Eileen; "Art Weekend Guide," The Star Ledger, Dec. 24, 1982
Watkins, Eileen; "Art; Floral Tribute," The Sunday Star Ledger, Dec., 1982, Sect. 4, Page 14
Swienci, Judy; "Printmaker Captures Nature's Colors in Her Own Creation," The Bernardsville News, June 25, 1981
Filler, Marion; "Childhood Memories Inspire Printmaker," Daily Record, Feb., 1980
Original Print Collectors Group, Ltd.
  1999 Volume XXVII #4
  1986 Volume XIV, #3
  1984 Volume XII, #1
  1983 Volume XII, #3
  1982 Volume X, #1 & #5
  1981 Volume IX, #1 & #5
  1980 Volume VIII, #1 & #5
  1979 Volume VII, #3 & #5
Dahle, Marge; Neighbors to the Winter Camp (Morristown, NJ, Compton Press, 1977)


Permanent Public and Corporate Collection (partial list)

Medical University of South Carolina
Fire Mark Group, Morristown, NJ
The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
Reader's Digest, Permanent Collection, France and U.S.A.
Canadian Consulate, Seattle, WA
Bag Regal Resort Hotel, Switzerland
Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Pittsburgh, PA
Visa International Corporation, New York, NY
U.S. International Trade Fair, Kenya, Africa
Sea Life Park, Oahu, HI
Flowers & Magazine, by Teleflora, Inc., CA
Sloane Kettering Institute, New York, NY
Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, NJ
King Griffin, Inc., Edina, MN
Morristown Ophthalmology, Inc., Morristown, NJ
Red Devil Corporation, NJ
Le Delice Restaurant, Whippany, NJ
Morris County Prosecutor's Office, Morristown, NJ


Board of Directors & Member

The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, Charleston, SC, (Adversary Board Member)
Print Studio South, Charleston, SC (Board Member)
The California Arts Club Plein Air Painting (out of state Member)
The Charleston Guild, Charleston, SC, (Member)
The Diabetes Foundation (JDF), Charleston, SC
Printmaking Council of New Jersey (Board Member) SC, (Member)
Juvenile Diabetes Foundation (JDF), New Jersey Chapter (Board Member)


Tjelda vander Meijden
155 Wentworth Street
Charleston SC 29401

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