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Ariadne and the
Modern Minataur ©97
   Mechi ©01    Cloud Pool ©01    Picnic Triptych ©90    Crocodile Moon Dance ©95

  • MFA: George Washington University, 1975
  • BA: Kansas State University, 1965

  • Workshop for Lithography Instructors, Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM
  • Academy of Fine Arts, Munich, Germany

  • Creative Projects Grant from the Arts Council of Montgomery County, MD
  • Arts Council of Montgomery County to show ColorPrint USA in MD
  • Maryland State Arts Council for a symposium on ColorPrint USA
  • Arts Council of Montgomery County, MD for Moon Print Series Project
  • Winfield Art Center, Winfield, Kansas, to show Natural History Prints

1975 -2000
  • Montgomery College, Printmaking and Drawing
  • Maryland College of Art and Design, Drawing

Recent Awards
  • 2nd Prize, Lasting Impressions, Grove Gallery, Gretel Geist Rutledge Gallery East Lancing MI - Indian Rhino, lithograph.
  • Juror's Merit Award, Delta National Small Print Exhibition, Bradbury Gallery, ASU, AR - Magician, 3rd State.
  • Purchase AWARD, "Lilliputians March" Exhibition, Purdue University Galleries, West Lafayette, IN - Elephant's Picnic, lithograph and Chine Collé.
  • Juror's Selection, MAPC Members Juried Exhibition, Arts Council of SE Missouri Galleries, Cape Girardeau, MO - Winter Fans, lithograph.
  • Acquisition Award, Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, Pacific States Biennial Exhibition - Summer Celebration #5, lithograph & Chine Collé.

Recent Solo Exhibitions
  • Menagerie, Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, Laurel, MD.
  • Between Two Portraits, BlackRock Center for the Arts, Germantown, MD.
  • Brush, Stone & Wood, Gallery Har Shalom, Potomac MD.
  • Star Prints, the Art Barn Gallery, Gaithersburg, MD.
  • Library Gallery, Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, Laurel, MD.
  • Natural History Prints, Glenview Mansion Art Gallery, Rockville, MD.
  • Favorite Places, Lithography and Woodcuts by Thorington and Feldman, Black Rock Center for the Arts, Germantown, MD.
  • Moon Dance Prints, College of Art and Design, Silver Spring, MD.
  • Scenes From Montgomery County: Lithographs and Paintings, Gallery 1, Clinical Center Galleries, NIH, Bethesda, MD.
  • Lithographs, University of Dallas, Irving TX.
  • Prints and Paintings, Kentlands Mansion Art Gallery, Gaithersburg, MD.

Selected Other Solo Exhibitions
  • Lithographs, Rubenstein Gallery, Kogod Arts Center, Sidwell Friends School, Washington DC.
  • Lithographs from the Moon Print Series, Jane Haslem Gallery, Washington DC.
  • View From the Mall, Helen Orm Gallery, Clinical Center Galleries, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.
  • Lithographs, Albrecht Museum of Art, St. Joseph, MO.
  • Lithographs, Centro de Convencoes, Brasilia, Brazil.
  • From the New World, Rotunda Gallery, NMNH, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC.

  • A Panda Sculpture for the Public Art Project:Pandamania by the D C Commission on the Arts and Humanities. Entitled, "PandaCamouflage," the sculpture was displayed in front of the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC, from May through September 2004 then auctioned to raise funds for the Arts in the District of Columbia.
  • Commission Print, "Waiting for the Concert to Begin", Print Society of Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO.

Invitational Exhibitions
  • Four Persons: Four Media Exhibition, Arts Barn Gallery, Gaithersburg, MD.
  • Bookmarks - Four Printmakers: Prints by four artists whose work is in the Montgomery County Works on Paper Collection. Exhibition included their works from the collection plus a selection of their current works. Betty Mae Kramer Gallery, Silver Spring Civic Center, Silver Spring, MD. Curated by Crystal Polis.
  • Tangled Up in Blue Exchange Portfolio, SGC 2012 Conference Exhibition Portfolio, New Orleans, LA.
  • Guest Artist: 21 plus 21 Show: Waverly Street Gallery's 3rd Annual Invitational, Bethesda, MD.
  • New World/Old World Invitational Exhibition, Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Disguise Exhibition and Folio, Rueff Galleries, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.
  • 2nd International Printmaking Exhibition: 48 works, by artists from four countries, will travel to China, Korea, Canada, and the US, through 2010.
  • International Contemporary Lithography, at MoMA Wales, Y Tabernacl - Museum for Modern Art for Wales, UK, 2007, and then traveled to Bankside Gallery, London, England and the Naughton Gallery, Belfast Ireland in 2008.
  • Passion and Process: Impressions from America's Master Printmakers, LVAA, Louisville, KY, November 10 2006 - February 5, 2007.
  • Lasting Impressions: Seven Artists, Rockville Arts Place, Gaithersburg, MD.
  • Out of Print, 10 Artists, Carroll County Art Council Art Gallery, Westminster, MD.
  • 1st Florida Printmakers Print Exchange Exhibition, 20 printmakers, University of Miami, FL.
  • National Exposure: Prints Collected and Invited, Recitation Hall Gallery, U of DE.
  • 25th Anniversary Exhibition, Robert L. Ringel Gallery, Purdue Galleries, West Lafayette, IN.
  • Landscape Invitational, by the Montgomery County Arts & Humanities Council, US District Courthouse, Greenbelt, MD,
  • Prints/Paper: Homage to Guy Kuhn, 5 Guest Artists, Washington Printmakers Gallery, Washington DC.
  • On/Off/Over the Edge, American Print Alliance Traveling Exhibition of Prints and Artist Books, starting at the University of Nebraska at Kearney and traveling throughout the US through December of 2003.
  • Points of View, Invitational Exhibition, 10 Artists, SGC Meeting, Austin,TX.
  • Lithographic Washes:, Tusche and Toner, University of Miami, FL and University of Dallas, Irving, TX.
  • Point of View:National Exhibition; 7 Artists, University of Delaware, Newark, DE.
  • Animals of the World: The Artist's View II, Smithsonian Conservation Research Center, Front Royal, VA.
  • COLORPRINT USA 98, 1998-2000:Invitational Exhibition of 53 artists from 50 states; Thorington represented MD. During Nov. 1998, the ColorPrint Exhibition was held simultaneously in museums and galleries in each of the 50 states then traveled throughout the USA through 2000.
  • Common Ground, American Print Alliance Traveling Exhibition of Prints and Artist Books. Exhibited throughout the US for two years.
  • Selections From "What's So Funny?", National Works on Paper Biennial, Marsh Gallery, University of Richmond, VA; Selections traveled throughout Virginia through Dec 2000.
  • Five Maryland Printmakers, Recent Work, Loyola College Art Gallery, Baltimore, MD.
  • Animals of the World: The Artist's View, Smithsonian Conservation Research Center, Front Royal, VA.
  • 21st Boston Printmakers Members Show, Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA.
  • Nine Printmakers, Marlboro Gallery, Prince George's Community College, Largo, MD.
  • Animals & Creatures of Our Planet, 5 Artists, Jane Haslem Gallery, Washington DC.

Visiting Artist
  • Matrix Visiting Artist, University of Dallas, Irving, TX, Fall 2000.
  • University of Delaware in conjunction with Invitational Show: Points of View, 2000.

Recent Museum and Public Collections Acquisitions
  • 2013 - New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT - July 4th Picnic on the Mall, lithograph.
  • 2010 - FyreGallery Collection, Braidwood, Australia, from the SAGA Down Under: 77th Exhibition - Searching for the Frog Stars, lithograph and Chine Collé.
  • 2009 - District of Columbia's 2009 Art Bank Program Collection of Moveable Works, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Washington DC - Contemplating Betelgeuse & Frisbee Dog II, lithographs.
  • 2009 - State of Hawaii, State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, Art in Public Places Collection, HI, Summer Celebration #5, lithograph & Chine Collé.
  • 2008 - University of Louisville Print Collection, Louisville, KY - Portrait of My Studio, lithograph.
  • 2008 - Collection of the University of Wales Aberystwyth, Wales - Summer Celebration #5, lithograph & Chine Collé and Portrait of my Studio, lithograph.
  • 2006 - Beach Museum of Art, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas - Pigs of the Forest, a suite of five lithograph & Chine Collé prints.
  • Previously
    • Albrecht Art Museum St. Joseph, MO
    • Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA
    • Cabo Frio Print Embragel Permanent Collection, Cabo Frio, Brazil
    • Chattahoochee Valley Art Museum, LaGrange, GA
    • Corcoran Gallery of Art Washington DC
    • Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
    • Georgetown University, Washington, DC
    • Hawaii State Foundation on Culture & the Arts Permanent Collection
    • Library of Congress, Washington, DC
    • Lynd Ward Memorial Collection, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
    • Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee WI
    • National Museum of Fine Arts, Hanoi, Vietnam
    • National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC
    • Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
    • Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA
    • Springfield Museum of Art, Springfield MO
    • Print Club of Albany/Museum of Prints and Printmaking, Albany, NY
    • Printmaking Council of New Jersey
More Prize Prints  [click on each image to see a larger version in a new window]
Portrait of my Studio ©03    Shanti ©04    Sheep May Safely Graze ©02    Summer Celebration #4 ©03    Waiting for the Concert ©02

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