About photo

Marybeth Rothman is known for her figurative, photo collage and mixed media paintings. Her recent solo exhibition, A Curious Collection of Strangers was shown at Frederick Holmes and Company Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art in Seattle, WA. She was invited to exhibit at the Heckscher Museum of Art in Huntington, NY in Ripped: The Allure of Collage with Roy Lichtentstein, Kurt Schwitters, George Grosz, Hannah Hoch and others, curated by Kenneth Wayne, Ph.D. She exhibited at both Cape Cod Museum of Art in Dennis, MA and Hunterdon Art Museum in Clinton, NJ in the exhibition Swept Away: Translucence, Transparence, Transcendence in Contemporary Encaustic, curated by Michael Giaquinto. She recently exhibited in Winter Group Show l at Lanoue Gallery, Boston, MA, Double Vision at Laura Rathe Fine Art in Houston, TX and Encore at Frederick Holmes and Company Gallery in Seattle, WA. She is one of the featured artists in the books, Encaustic Works ’12 by Joanne Mattera and Authentic Visual Voices: CP&E, an E-book by Catherine Nash.

She is represented by Frederick Holmes and Company Gallery in Seattle, WA, Lanoue Gallery, Boston, MA, and Laura Rathe Fine Art in Houston and Dallas, TX. Rothman, born in Taunton, MA, graduated from Rhode Island School of Design. Her home and studio are in New Jersey.

“A master of her medium. These paintings are a brilliant fusion of photographs from the past with contemporary figure drawings.”

— Nancy di Benedetto, New York Author and Art Historian

SOLO
2014 Frederick Holmes and Company Gallery, Seattle, WA, A Curious Collection of Strangers
2008 Treasure Room Gallery, New York, NY, Artifacts of Gains and Losses

Group

2016
Laura Rathe Gallery, Houston, TX

Caldwell Snyder Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Lanoue Gallery, Boston, MA

Frederick Holmes & Co. Gallery, Seattle, WA

2015
Lanoue Gallery, Boston, MA, Winter Group Show Part I
Frederick Holmes and Company Gallery, Seattle, WA, Encore
Laura Rathe Gallery, Houston, TX, Double Vision
Lanoue Gallery, Boston, MA, Winter Group Show Part II

2014
Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ, Swept Away: Translucence, Transparence, Transcendence in Contemporary Encaustic. Curator: Michael Giaquinto
Tria Gallery, New York, NY, In Situ
Lanoue Fine Art, Boston, MA, New Work
Tria Gallery, New York, NY, Summer Cocktail

2013

Frederick Holmes and Company, Seattle, WA. Gallery Artists Group Show
Lanoue Fine Art, Boston, MA. Winter Group Show
Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, MA. Swept Away: Translucence, Transparence and Transcendence in Contemporary Encaustic. Curator: Michael Giaquinto
Laconia Gallery, Boston, MA. The Elephant in the Room: Contemporary Encaustic Work.Curators: Linda Cordner and James Hull
Mark Gallery, Englewood, NJ. Faces and Figures

2012
Tria Gallery, New York, NY, c’est quoi la femme?
Lanoue Fine Art, Boston, MA. Lights, Camera…Click, Photography in Contemporary Art 
Mark Gallery, Englewood, NJ. Face It
School House Gallery, Provincetown, MA. Conference Presenters. Curator: Mike Carroll
Castle Hill Gallery, Truro, MA. Merge: Contemporary Encaustic Print Invitational. Curator: Cherie Mittenthal
Panopticon Gallery, Boston, MA. What’s In A Face 
Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL. Wax: Medium Meets Message. Curator: Leslie Neuman 

2011
Schiltkamp Gallery, Clark University, Worcester, MA. Kindred Spirits. Curator: Tobby Sisson
Kobalt Gallery, Provincetown, MA. Beeline. Curator: Francine D’Olimpio
Heckscher Museum, Huntington, NY. Ripped – The Allure of Collage, with collage works by Jean Arp, Kurt Schwitters, Hannah Hoch, George Grosz, Dali, Romare Bearden, Roy Lichentstein and others. Curator: Kenneth Wayne
Carroll House Gallery, Keene State College, Keene, NH. New Views of Encaustic Art.Curator: Peter Roos

2010
Hewitt Gallery, Mary Mount Manhattan College, New York, NY. Waxing Poetic. Curator: Millie Burns
Mark Gallery, Englewood, NJ. Winter Group Show
Tria Gallery, New York, NY. Identity, Three Artists
G.A.S. Gallery, Maplewood, NJ. Encaustic Group Exhibition
Walter Wickiser Gallery, New York, NY. Confluences of Culture V
Affordable Art Fair NYC, New York, NY. Invited by Mark Gallery, Englewood, NJ
New Jersey State Museum, Trenton NJ. New Jersey Arts Annual: Fine Art, Reality and Artifice. Curator: Margaret O’Reilly
Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ
National Association of Women Artists, New York, NY. 121st Annual Exhibition
Bill Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2009
Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ. Fourth Annual Encaustic Invitational 
Walter Wickiser Gallery, New York, NY. Confluences of Culture Part III: Collection of Small Works East & West 
Midday Gallery, Englewood, NJ. 1969-2009 ARTiversary 
Castle Gallery, New Rochelle, New York. Encaustic Works 2009
Bill Lowe Gallery, Atlanta GA

2008
Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ. Third Annual Encaustic Invitational 
Arts Guild of Rahway, NJ. Beeing, Encaustic Invitational
Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL. 11th International Open
Midday Gallery, Englewood, NJ

2007
Lauryn Taylor Fine Art, Carmel, CA
Broome Street Gallery, New York, NY
Pen and Brush Gallery, New York, NY
Monroe Center for the Arts, Hoboken, NJ

2006
Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Frost & Reed Gallery, New York, NY
Pleiades Gallery, New York, NY
Pen & Brush Gallery, New York, NY
Harriman Mason Gallery, New York, NY

2005
Fraser Gallery, Bethesda, MD
Pen & Brush Gallery, New York, NY
Fraser Gallery, Washington, DC
Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
The Salmagundi Club, New York, NY
Red Dot Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM
National Association of Women Artists Gallery, New York, NY
Old Church Cultural Center, Demarest, NJ
New Jersey Bergen Performing Arts Center, Englewood, NJ
Art Center of Northern New Jersey, New Milford, NJ
Manhattan Arts International, New York, NY

2004
Pen & Brush Gallery, New York, NY
Red Dot Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM
Art Center of Northern New Jersey, New Milford, NJ

EDUCATION
BFA, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Swept Away: Translucence, Transparence, Transcendence in Contemporary Encaustic,Cape Cod Museum of Art; introduction by Michael Giaquinto, curator
The Elephant in the Room, Laconia Gallery, Boston; essay by Linda Cordner and James Hull
Nash, Catherine. “Authentic Visual Voices: CP&E.” 2012. Web.
Rothman, Marybeth. “Portraits of Strangers.” EA Magazine, June 2012www.eainm.com/magazine/. Mattera, Joanne. Encaustic Works 2012: A Biennial Exhibition in Print Selected by Joanne Mattera. Kingston, NY 2012. rfpaints.com.
Fifth Annual International Encaustic Conference Blog, Featured Artist. Web.
Best of Worldwide Portrait & Figurative Artists Vol. 1, 2011 Kennedy Publishing, Williamsburg, VA. Print.
Shiels, Darlene. “The Drooel Collection.” Drooel Contemporary Paintings From Around the Web. January 2011. Web.
Reality + Artifice. New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ, 2010; essay by Margaret O’Reilly, Curator of Fine Arts.
Fourth Annual Encaustic Invitational. Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ, 2009.
Encaustic Works ’09. The College of New Rochelle, Castle Hill Gallery New Rochelle, NY, 2009; essay by Heather Hutchinson.
Third Annual Encaustic Invitational. Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ, 2008.
Womack, Linda. Embracing Encaustic, 2nd Edition. Portland, OR. 2008. Print.
WomanMADE Gallery, Her Mark, Chicago, IL, 2006. Print.

COLLECTIONS
Novo Nordisk Corporation, Copenhagen, Denmark
Rockefeller Family
Private collections: United States, Hong Kong, Denmark, Cayman Islands

LECTURES AND GALLERY TALKS
2014
Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ

2013
Wax Collage: Beyond Technique, 7th International Encaustic Conference, Provincetown, MA

2012
Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY
Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL
Wax Collage: Beyond Technique, 6th International Encaustic Conference, Provincetown, MA

2011 
Schiltkamp Gallery, Clark University, Worcester, MA
Hewitt Gallery, Mary Mount Manhattan College, New York, NY

2010
Tria Gallery, New York, NY

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2001–2005, 2008–2010 
Resident, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
1981–1993 Illustrator, New York, NY.
New Illustrators Merit Award, Society of Illustrators, New York, NY
Portfolio Show, Society of Publication Designers, Inc., New York, NY

HONORS & AWARDS
2011 
Juror’s Award, Fifth International Encaustic Conference

2005 First Prize, All Brush Exhibition, Pen & Brush Inc., New York, NY
Third Prize, Ninth Annual Georgetown International Art Competition, Fraser Gallery, Washington, DC
Artist of the Month, ManhattanArts.com, February 2005
Artist’s Profile Award, Manhattan Arts International Small Works 2005, Manhattan Arts International, New York, NY. Juror: Nancy di Benedetto, art historian and author.
Award of Excellence, Sixteenth New Jersey Small Works Show, Old Church Cultural Center, Demarest, NJ. Juror: Bruce Weber, Director of Exhibitions and Research at Berry-Hill Gallery, New York, NY

2004 Two Awards of Honorable Mention, Thirteenth National Juried Art Exhibition, Art Center of Northern New Jersey, New Milford, NJ

2000 Award of Merit, 2000 Ninth Annual Cover Art Competition, Manhattan Arts International Magazine, New York, NY