Patricia Hill Cresson
Professor of Art and Design, Monmouth University, 1995-present, West Long Branch, NJ
Assistant Professor of Graphic Design, Richard Stockton State University, 1987-1993
MFA, Painting, Pratt Institute, NYC
BS, Fine Art, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
23 Vanderveer Rd., Freehold, NJ, 07728
One-person juried shows:  
2017 Ceres Gallery, NY, NY, October 3, 2017-October 28, 2017, The Gloucester Series & The Shades of Summer, Oil/wax on wood panel paintings & monoprints

2014 Ceres Gallery, NY, NY, September 30-October 25, 2014, Recent Work, oil/wood panels & recent prints

2013 Ceres Gallery, NY, NY, February 5-March 2, 2013, Blue Lagoon Kimono Series and Garden Poetry–Movable Collagraphs (

2010 Ceres Gallery, NY, NY, November 2-27, 2010, Recent Intaglio and Serial Monoprints

2008 Ceres Gallery, NY, NY September 30-October 25, Monoprints & Drawings: Recent Work Exploring the Relationship Between Nature and Architecture

2006 Ceres Gallery, NY, NY, Recent Images and Proverbs, 3/28-4/22, grid-based images and drawings

2005 Christina Geis Gallery, Georgian Court University, Recent Work, 3/1-3/31, Lakewood, NJ,

2004 Ceres Gallery, NY, NY, Flight, Currents, Light II series, February 3-28, the influences of the natural world (air, water, and fire); digital pigment prints; the second in the series (Currents and Light)   

2002 Monmouth University Gallery, The Last Ten Years: A Retrospective, West Long Branch, NJ, 11/ 8-12/6: Ten years of painting, drawing, digital imaging and illustration.

2002   Oakland House, Red Bank, NJ, Currents Series
2001   Ceres Gallery, New York, NY, Flight, Currents, Light, 11/01-12/01, the first in a series of three
1999   Ceres Gallery, New York, NY, Landscape Scrolls, 11/99-12/99, 24 archival prints
1996   Ceres Gallery, New York, NY, Ancient Memory Landscapes, 10/8-11/2/96, 20 archival prints        
1993   Ceres Gallery, New York, NY, Ancient Land-Modern Images, digital photography
1992   The Princeton University League Gallery, Princeton, NJ, Recent Paintings & Computer Images
1991   The IDIA Center (The Intervale Design, Idea, & Art Center), Intervale, New Hampshire,
The Personal Landscape–Paintings and Computer Images
1990   Ceres Gallery, New York, NY, Spiritual Presence in the Land, recent paintings and drawings
1989   Kathy Mukaida Fine Art, Rahway, NJ, Recent Paintings and Drawings
1989   Richard Stockton State College Art Gallery, Pomona, NJ, Paintings & Computer Images
1988   McKissick Museum of Art and Science, The Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, Ancient Civilization Series
1986   University Club Artists Series, Washington, DC; Recent Paintings
1985   Northern Virginia Community College, Fairfax, Virginia, The Paintings of Pat Hill (Cresson)
1980   Cares Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, Works on Paper
1979   SOHO Center for Visual Artists, New York, NY, Two Painters-Recent Work (selected by Larry Aldrich of The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Connecticut)
Juried group shows:
2018 Contemporary Printmaking Center, Norwalk, Conn., Illumination, December 10-January 7, monoprint
2018 Alfa Art Gallery, New Brunswick Art Salon 2018, New Brunswick, NJ, group exhibition, April 24-June 16, 8 oil/wax paintings on wood panel, curated by Director Vesselin Kourtev, PhD. 

2018 Art Alliance Show, Red Bank, NJ, June 5-219, 2018, featured guest artist and invited juror, Art Alliance Curating committee, small paintings, eight paintings shown.
2018 Zea Mays Printmaking Residency Program, Amhearst, MA,, accepted as a resident artist for June 5-19, 2018, juried by Director Liz Chalfin and committee, to complete monotype project begun in 2016
2018 Fifth National Monotype/Monoprint Juried National Exhibition, May 6-Sept. 2, Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA, juried by Judith K. Brodsky, (founder of the Innovative Print Center at Rutgers University), 112 prints chosen from 662 submissions , published catalog.
2018 Melting Pot/Melting Point, September 29-October 21, Museum of Encaustic Art, Santa Fe, NM, (largest collection of encaustic/wax work in the nation); judge Francisco Benitez; highly competitive exhibit 
2017 Saco Museum, Saco, ME, Down East, printmaking show, September 9 - October 28, 2017 juried by CATHERINE KERNAN, painter/printmaker who is co-founder, and director of Mixit Print Studio. Her teaching credits include: Anderson Ranch, MassArt / Art New England, the Center for Contemporary Printmaking and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Wellesley College, the Rhode Island School of Design, and Mass College of Art. Catherine Kernan’s work is in the collections of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Fogg Art Museum, the Cleveland Museum of Art, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, Boston Public Library, Grunewald Collection, New York Public Library, Library of Congress, and the Detroit Institute of Art.
2017 The Galleries, Kimball Jenkins Estate, Concord, NH, Salon de Refuses Exhibit, monoprint, May 4-June 4
2017 Mary R. Koch Art Center, Wichita, KS, Mark Arts Printmaking National Exhibtion, monoprint, July 7-August 13, juried by Sarah Riley,painter/printmaker based in Wellfleet, MA. She is professor emeritus, former chairperson and former head of printmaking at Southeast Missouri State University. Her work is included in many public, corporate and private collections in the United States and England.
2017 CERES Gallery, NYC, Group Show, June 20 - July 15two paintings, juried by gallery committee
2017 Contemporary Printmaking Center, Norwalk, Conn., Illumination, December 10, 2017-January 7, 2018, monoprint
2017 Monmouth University Art Faculty show, West Long Branch, NJ, five paintings.
2015 A Little Wax, curated by Douglas Ferrari, Assistant Director, Arts Guild New Jersey, November 22-December 1, 1670 Irving Street, Rahway, NJ
2015 Art Alliance, Red Bank, Faculty Exhibition, January, Monmouth University, Brookdale Community College, curated by Colleen Lineberry.
2014 The Realm of All Possibilities, Printmaking Center of New Jersey, juried by Shelley Thorstensen, Branchburg, NJ, print “Medallion in Nature”, June 14-August 30, 2014
2014 Unique Impressions IV: The Monotype Guild of New England, SHOW DATES: June 12th -July 7th, Falmouth Art Center, 137 Gifford Street, Falmouth, MA, “Bird on the Edge of Summer”
2013 Faculty and Friends, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ, Joan and Robert Rechnitz Hall Inaugural Exhibition, Nov. 11, 2012-March 8;
2013 Americas 2013: Paperworks, Jan 7-Feb 20, Minot State University, SD, juror, Nicole Pietrantoni, MFA, Assistant Professor of Art at Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington. She is the recipient of numerous awards including a Fulbright Fellowship to Iceland, a Leifur Eiríksson Foundation Grant, the Margaret Stonewall Wooldridge Hamblet Award, and the Elizabeth Catlett Fellowship. (30 accepted of 280);
2013 3rd National Monotype and Monoprint Exhibition, Feb 23-April 6, Barrington Center for the Arts, Wenham, MA, Juror: Mark Pascale, Curator in the Department of Prints and Drawings, Art Institute of Chicago, (94 works accepted out of 700); published monograph;
2013 34th Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Monmouth Museum, Jan 19-March 3, Lincroft, NJ; This competitive exhibition features eighty works. Juried by the Museum Exhibition Committee; http//
2013 From Plate to Print, the Art of Printmaking, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ, March 10 - April 28, 79 artists selected by juror; the show was juried by Westfield resident Bruce Waldman, an artist in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, is a director of the New York Society of Etchers and is on the board of governors of the Robert Blackburn Printmaking workshop in NYC;
2013 University of Wisconsin-Parkside 23RD National Small Print Exhibition, April 11-July 19, 2013, Fine Arts Gallery of the Rita Tallent Picken Regional Center for Arts, Milwaukee, WI, (100 out of 1,000 artists were selected to show), juror, UW-Madison Art Prof. John Hitchcock;
2012 Monmouth University Faculty Exhibit, Ice House Gallery, WLB, NJ, January 31-March 9, 2012
2012 Inside/Outside, group show, CERES Gallery, NYC, January 3-28, 2012

2011 Women’s Nature, January 3-27, Ceres Gallery, New York, NY, juried exhibit

2010 Art on Paper: A Juried Exhibit, Monmouth Museum, April 23-June 27. The exhibit was juried by Bruce Waldman, faculty, SVA and Director of the New York Society of Etchers. There were 75 works chosen from artists of the northeast.

2010 Some Notion of Perfection, juried exhibit, June 22- July 17, 2010 at the Ceres Gallery in New York, NY.

2010 9th Lessedra World Art Print Annual, Miniprint 2010, three prints juried by an international jury in Sofia, Bulgaria, from June 9th-August 28th, 2010.

2010 Marks and Myths: Archetypes Throughout the Ages, Printmaking Council of New Jersey gallery, rom July 31-October 9, 2010 juried by Sally Spofford, nationally shown artist. 

2009 MU Faculty Exhibit, Ice House Gallery, West Long Branch, NJ, October 26- November, 2009

2008 Tête-à-Tête Exhibit (annual show featuring work with heads, countenances or craniums), Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, Connecticut, curated by Merrill Falkenberg, Curator of The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum,

2008 Silvermine Guild Arts Center AONE (Artists Only in the North East) Exhibit, a 59-year old premier exhibit in the Northeast with 1,200 entries and 126 artists selected for the show. Juried by Thom Collins, Director

2008 The Ocean Show, Shore Institute of the Contemporary Art, Long Branch, NJ, 4/11-4/25, juried by Associate Professor Tom Baker.

Recent Residencies awarded
Zea Mays residential print residency, Amherst, MA June, 2018
PMOF Print Atelier, Oxford, PA, June, 2016
Monmouth University Sabbatical, Fall semester, 2016 

juried shows (cont.)
2008  Art space National Juried Photography and Printmaking 2008, Art space Gallery, Richmond, Virginia, March 28-April 20, 61 works selected out of several hundred; juried by Brooks Johnson, Curator of Photography and 21st-Century Art at the Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA.

2008  Footprint International Print Competition 2008, 1st Biennial, Center For Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT, March 20-May 24, juried by two directors of prominent New York City galleries, Kristin Heming of Pace Prints and Jim Kempner of Jim Kempner Fine Art; awarded $400 Jurors Award, “Three Birds nests in a Tree”

2008  1st Annual International Alternative Digital Printing Exhibition, Booksmart Studio-Kunstler Gallery, Rochester, NY; 27 artists out of 196 entries, March 8-30, juried by Gallery Director, Eric Kunsman & digital artist Mary Taylor

2008  Works on Paper, Cuchifritos Gallery, 120 Essex St.. New York, NY, by invitation, Nancy Friedemann and Charley Friedman, Exhibition Co-chairs, March 8-15, 2008; two prints represented

2008  9th Annual Abstraction International Online Juried Art Exhibition, Four prints chosen from 200 international entries, Upstream People Gallery, 5607 Howard St.., Omaha, NE; juried by Professor of Art, Larry Bradshaw, University of Nebraska (has exhibited in 350 exhibitions with 60 national/international awards). Jan. 1-31

2007 Monmouth University Faculty Show, Rotary Ice House Gallery, four prints and three handmade books, October 22 -November 23, 2007

2007 Scratching the Surface group show, Ceres Gallery, NYC, “Geometry in Nature”, three panels June 19-July 14. Juror, Stephany Benson, Gallery Director

2007  6th Lessedra World Art Print Annual, June 7th – August 31st, 2007, Sofia City Art Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria, three prints represented, 644 artists from 4,000 entries; international jury of Karen Oremus, Assistant Professor of Printmaking, Zayed University, United Arab Emirate, Atanas Vassilev, Bulgaria, Professor of Art, Sofia University, Leon Zakrajsek, Chairman of Printmaking, Director of Yukiyama Art Institute, and Halice Bengisu, Professor of Fine Arts, Balikesir University, Turkey; international jury.

2006  Gallery West, 9th National Juried Show, 205 South Union St., Gallery West, Alexandria, VA, juried by nationally recognized illustrator Paul Salmon, 67 works selected from 387 entries

1996-2011 Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ, Rotary Gallery, MU Faculty Exhibitions shown annually
2006  Ceres Gallery, NYC, Collectors Show
2005  Caladan Gallery, Beverly, MA, international juried exhibit of 35 artists, Symbol and Logic, Dec,05-Jan 06
2005   Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT open studio exhibit of work July (unjuried)
2002   Ceres Gallery, NYC, Group Exhibition
2000   The Center for the Arts in Southern NJ, Marlton, NJ, Digital Art, Three Professors, 5/ 8-31, 2000
1999   Ceres Gallery, NYC, Summer Ensemble, 6/22-7/17/99, group exhibition
1999   Hopkins House Gallery, Haddon Township, NJ, Camden County Cultural & Heritage Commission, 5/1/99-
6/11/99, Computer Art; A Group Show, six selected artists
1999   Kingsborough Community College, City University of NY, 3/3/-3/31/99, juried, Womens’ History Month
1999   Studio 259, Long Branch, NJ, Campus Creations, 2/19-2/27/99 Faculty at MU, Brookdale & Rutgers
(juried by gallery director) 
1999   Studio 259, Earth and Spirit, 3/12-3/27/99, Landscape and Figural Work by 16 Artists, (juried by director)
1998   Ceres Gallery, NYC, The Autumn Forum, Part One, 9/15-10/-10/99
1998   Rowan University Gallery, Glassboro, NJ, Artist Teacher Institute Visual Arts Faculty Exhibit, 7/13-7/21
1998   Frauen Museum, Bonn, Germany, The Whole is Greater than the Sum of its Parts, 5/10-6/12/98, (juried)
1997   Ceres Gallery, NYC, Time Passes group show, 6/24-7/12/97
1995   Ceres Gallery, NYC, group show
1994   Richard Stockton State College Art Gallery, ATI Faculty Exhibit (NJ State Council on the Arts)
1993   Raritan Valley Community College, North Branch, NJ, invitational of computer graphics
1992   Richard Stockton State College Art Gallery, The New Jersey Project: Women Artists at NJ Colleges 
1992   The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, PA, SCAN 92, a juried exhibit     
1988-92 Richard Stockton State College, Pomona, NJ, Annual Exhibit by the Visual Arts Faculty                
1991   Krasdale Foods Gallery, New York, NY, a juried Group Exhibit
1991   Trenton City Museum, a juried exhibit, Group Show, TAWA, Trenton, NJ
1990   Glassboro State College, NJ Art Educators as Artists: A Juried Exhibition of Artists Who Teach
1989   The University of the Arts, a juried exhibit, SCAN ‘89, Philadelphia, PA
1988   Centenary College, Hackettstown, NJ, Contemporary Realism, curated exhibit
1980   SUNY, Buffalo, N.Y., Contemporary Women Artists, curated exhibit
1980   The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut, group show
1978   Community Gallery, NYC, NY; New Talent curated by Lowery Simms, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC
1975   RISD/Provincetown Fine Arts Workshop Gallery, Provincetown, MA
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• Atlantic Herald, May 2, 2008, 2nd Annual Ocean Film & Arts Festival
• Featured Artist,, Art & Architecture of NJ, New Forms, Pat Hill Cresson
• Independent, IN THE ARTS, (Monmouth County) Ocean Film & Arts Festival, April 9, 2008
• Connecticut Home & Garden, Spring Almanac, 3/20-5/24, Footprint International Print Competition, by Susan Cornell, 2/28/08
• Cello Press Resources, United Kingdom, Exhibitions USA, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, 1st Biennial Footprint Exhibition, May 2, 2008
• The Art Guide, (NY, MA, RI, CT) The Monthly Review of Exhibitions at Galleries and Museums, May 2008 Exhibition Listings, The Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Footprint International Exhibit
• Command Print Exhibition Venues, 2008 Southern Graphics Council Conference Listings, Art space National Juried Printmaking and Photography Exhibition, VCU, Richmond, VA
• River District News, Art space National Juried Printmaking & Photography Exhibition 2008, 3/1/ 2008, Richmond, VA
• Brick Weekly: Where Richmond Goes for Entertainment, Art/Opening this Week, April 4, 2008, Art space
• VOICES the Newspaper, Norwalk, CT, Silvermine Hosts Art of the Northeast, April 30, 2008.
• Footprint International Print Competition 2008, 1st Biennial, Center For Contemporary Printmaking catalog, March 2008
• Channel 13, Rochester, NY,, International Exhibit, March 14, 2008
• Lessedra Gallery of Contemporary Art 6th Lessedra World Art Print Annual Catalog, June 7th – August 31st, 2007, Sofia City Art Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria, three prints published and exhibited.
• Asbury Park Press, April, 2006, “Local Boy Makes Good” (cited)
• “The Space Between, Literature and Culture, 1914–1945”, Design and Cover Editor, 2005
• Cover Design, “Crossroads”, undergraduate research journal, Monmouth University, 2004, 2005
• Two River Times, Nov 5, 2004, “Kean University Team Triumphs in MU Design Derby” (cited)
• Budo Magazine, Arts Page, “Pat Cresson”, by Mary Ann Greco, May, 1999 issue
• The Courier-Post, “Electronic Palette: artists discard paints & canvas to create on computers”, Robert Baxter, 5/99
• Monmouth Magazine, “Going for It, a team of six graphic design students win poster design.”, Shari Mycek, sp 99
• Kolnische Rundschau/Bonner Rundschau, “Amerika huldigt Beethoven”, Von Petra Harenbrock, 5/20/98 (review)
• The Asbury Park Press, Entertainment, 10/11/96, “Monmouth University Professor’s work at NY art gallery”
• The New York Times, Michael Kimmelman, 9/91; review of group show  at Krasdale Foods Gallery.
• The Times (Trenton), Carlton Wilkinson, “Newcomers bring a sense of humor to TAWA exhibit”, 8/30/91
• The Boston Sunday Globe, “Intervale Art Exhibit,” 8/4/91.
• The Atlantic City Press, Marjorie Donchey, “Stockton Art Professor Exhibits Landscape Paintings in NY,” 9/30/90
• The Courier, Robert Baxter, “Arts Beat: Computer Art Exhibition Opens,” Sunday, Nov. 5, 1989
• The Atlantic City Press, Marjorie Donchey, “Cresson Exhibit Explores Organic Forms, Colors,” Sunday, 2/19/89
• Designs in Architectural Record, Progressive Architecture, Interior Design, & NY Times Magazines 1973-1978.