Jedidiah Gallery

TeresaShields CV

Teresa Shields

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Caladium, 2016, French knots and wool felt appliqué, 6" x 6" x 1" 


Trending Threads, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA SEPT 2017

The Power in My Voice, Sinclair Community College, Dayton, OH MAR 1998

New Book/ New Life,“a journal of a wife”, Sol Mednick Gallery of Contemporary Photography, University of the Arts,Philadelphia, PA SEP 1997

Teresa Shields: Handmade Miniature Books, Duboise Gallery, Maginnes Hall, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA AUG-OCT 1996


The Interconnectedness of All Things, Park Towne Place, South Tower Gallery, Philadelphia, PA JAN-APR 2018

Nature in Art, C.William Gilchrist Museum of the Arts, Cumberland, MD JUN 2017

Visual Conversations, Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester, MI JUN-JUL 1998


3rd Annual Conroe Art League National Invitational Show, Gallery at the Madeley Building, Conroe,TX MAR 2018

24th Annual El Corazón Exhibition, Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas,TX FEB-MAR 2018

A Winter Juried Collection, 3rd Street Gallery, Philadelphia, PA JAN 2018

77th Annual Members Exhibition, Cheltenham Center for the Arts, Cheltenham, PA JAN 2018

small works BIG TALENT, Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA DEC 2017

I Spy, Ciel Gallery, Charlotte, NC OCT 2017

Borders, Edges & Seams, Studio Channel Islands, Camarillo, CA AUG 2017

Small Works: SDA at 40, SDA Conference Exhibition, Portland, OR AUG 2017

Hopelessly Hopeful, Gray Gallery, Philadelphia, PA JUN 2017

Women’s Works, Old Courthouse Arts Center,Woodstock, IL MARCH 2017

Small Works Exhibition, ROY G BIV Gallery for Emerging Artists, Columbus, OH DEC 2016-JAN 2017

9th Annual Art About Agriculture, Santa Paula Art Museum, Santa Paula, CA NOV 2016-FEB 2017

SQUARES, 311 Gallery, Raleigh, NC NOV 2016

Abundance, Studio Channel Islands, Camarillo, CA OCT 2016

Flowers and Gardens, 311 Gallery, Raleigh, NC AUG 2016

5x5x5, Jacksonville State University Mini-Works, Jacksonville,AL MAY 2016

IMMERSED, Grey Gallery, Philadelphia, PA MAY 2016

Simplicity,William Penn Charter School, Philadelphia, PA 2016

29thWomen’sWorkShow,Woodstock,IL MARCH-APRIL2016

NEW BEGINNINGS, Impasto Gallery, Longmont, CO 2016

Members Group Show, Cheltenham Center for the Arts, Cheltenham, PA FEB 2016

Handmade Holidays, Somethings Looming Gallery Reading, PA NOV-DEC 2015

MICROCOSMOS, 621 Gallery, Benicia, CA OCT-NOV 2015

TRANSFORMATION,The Art of Recycling,Arts Council/Cumberland County, Fayetteville, NC

OCT-DEC 2015

Entangled, Some Things Looming Gallery, Reading, PA SEPT 2015

Telling Stories, GoggleWorks, Reading, PA MAY 2015

Unrestrained, Some Things Looming Gallery, Reading, PA APR 2015

ReCollection, Cheltenham Center for the Arts, Cheltenham, PA FEB 2015

Annual Juried Show,Abington Art Center,Abington, PA DEC 2014

Annual Juried Painting Show, Cheltenham Center for the Arts, Cheltenham, PA MAY 2014

The Road to Here, B-Square Gallery, Philadelphia, PA APR 2014

ReSourced, Art Fusion,Gallery Pottstown, PA MARCH 2014

MamaCITA Retrospective, Pennsylvania Capital Building, Harrisburg, PA NOV 2013

Represent, with movie screening “MissRepresentation”, Hiway Theatre and LangmanGalleryspace,Jenkintown, PA MAR 2013

Begin:Hope,Faith, Resilience, Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, PA JAN 2013

(W)holon,Abington Art Center,Abington, PA DEC 2010 & Walker Fine Arts Center Gallery, Patrick

Henry Community College, Martinsville,VA SEPT 2010

MamaCITA, at Green Lane Commons, Manayunk, PA MAR-APR 2009

MamaCITA at the Fetters Mill Inn, Huntington Valley, PA NOV 2008

MamaCITA at MCGOPA, Inquirer Building, King of Prussia, PA FEB-APR 2008-2009



• FiberStudioatAbingtonArtCenter,Jenkintown,PA 2016-2017


2004-2015 Created one of a kind knitted, felted, appliquéd and hand sewn purses and sold locally through craft shows.

1999 Self published coaster sets Box of BEES, Happy Girl Lucky, Innies and Outies,Verve, Hearts a

Flutter & Wing and a Pear. Sold in contemporary craft galleries and local craft sales and shows.

1998-2005 Self published card sets ‘MOM in A Box,’ Primer for a New Mom, Primer for a New Artist,

Mom in the House, Finding Mr Right, Sold in over 100 contemporary craft galleries through the United

States and Canada. Anthropologie stores sold over 10,000 copies of ‘MOM in A BOX’ from SEPT-DEC 1999

1995-1997 Created, produced and sold handmade blank journals


2008-Present Certified Kettle Bell Instructor, certified Girls on Guard Women’s Self Defense Instructor, teach local classes and seminars in the Philadelphia Area

2007-2014 Karate Instructor, Price’s American Kenpo Karate Studio, Leesport, PA

2005-2007 Co-founder, Owner, Instructor, Empty Hands Karate Studio, Jenkintown, PA


• Nature Inspired: Autumn 2016, Pleasant Valley, NY 2016


• Reed College,Portland, OR
• Mass College of Art, Boston, MA
• Rockefeller Library, Brown University, Providence, RI
• Sacred Heart Gallery, Sacred Heart College, Hartford, CT • Stephan Kogler, Dewey Beach, DE
• Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos,TX
• Children’s Own School,Winchester, MA
• Central PA Festival of the Arts, State College, PA


Jurors Award, Small Works: SDA at 40, SDA Conference Exhibition, Portland, OR AUG 2017

Jurors Award, Cheltenham Center for the Arts, Cheltenham, PA 2016

Jurors Award, Abundance, Studio Channel Islands, Camarillo, CA 2016

Third Place Award, 311 Gallery Flowers and Gardens Juried Show, Raleigh, NC 2016

Best of Show, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville AL 5x5x5 Show 2016

Honorable Mention, Cheltenham Center for the Arts, Cheltenham, PA 2016

JurorsAward,GaleriaMesa,MesaArtsCenter,Mesa,AZ 1994

PurchaseAward,SouthWestTexasStateUniversity,SanMarcos,TX 1995

Central Pa Festival of the Arts, Outdoor Banner Exhibit, State College, PA 1997, 1986, 1983, 1981, 1980

Ellis Award, Carnegie-Mellon University 1982


Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA, MFA painting 1991

Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, BFA Fiber 1984