pippa drew


pippa drew begonia

Bio & Statement


  • Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 1993
  • Certificate in Fiber Arts, Fiberworks Berkeley, CA 1984
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Massachusetts, North Dartmouth, MA, 1976


  • 2010 Recent Paintings and Collage, Converse Free Library, Lyme, NH
  • 1993 Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
  • 1982 Rhode Island College Library, North Providence, RI


  • 2013 Juried Regional Exhibition, Library Arts Center, Newport, NH
  • 2012 EarthStar Gallery, Group Show, Hartland, VT
  • 2012 Natural Constructed Spaces, Group Show, The Painting Center, NYC
  • 2012 Winner, Still Life, Juried Regional Exhibition, Library Arts Center, Newport, NH
  • 2011 Invitational Show in Figure Painting, Red Roof Gallery, Enfield, NH
  • 2011 Juried New England Invitational Show, Rockport Art Association, Rockport MA
  • 2003 Paint by Numbers, Converse Free Library, Lyme, NH
  • 2011 Juried Member Show, NH Art Association, Portsmouth, NH
  • 2001 Tip Top Cafe, White River Junction, Shibori Installation
  • 1994 Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle, ME
  • 1994 The Year of American Craft, AVA Gallery, Lebanon, NH
  • 1992 Out of these Hills, Grn. Mtn. Gallery, Bradford, VT
  • 1987 Computer Paintings, Center for Computer Arts, San Francisco, CA
  • 1986 Fabric Nexus, National Fibers Exhibit, Arrowmont, TN
  • 1984 Special Studies Exhibit, Fiberworks Gallery, Berkeley, CA


  • Green Mountain Gallery, Bradford, VT
  • Pompanoosuc Mills, Hanover, NH
  • Skera, North Hampton, MA
  • Harns Museum Store, Gainseville, FL
  • Artifacts Gallery, San Franciso, CA
  • Marie Louise, Berkeley, CA
  • Mio, San Francisco, CA


  • 2011 Artists Development Grant, Vermont Arts Council
  • 1997 Vermont Week, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
  • 1995 VT Council on the Arts, Artists Dev. Grant: Arrowmont School of Art, Gatlinburg, TN
  • 1994 Dartmouth College, Lombard Public Service Fellowship: Elementary Art Ed.
  • 1993 Vermont Week, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
  • 1982 Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, ME: Surface Design Scholarship
  • 1982 Peters Valley School of Crafts, Layton, NJ: Surface Design Assistantship


  • Since 2009 Vermont Surface Design, Post Mills, VT
    Small Business Owner
    Working surface design and painting studio; hosts visiting artists to teach workshops in painting and surface design for local enrichment of VT artists
  • 1986-91 Designs on Silk, San Francisco, CA
    Small Business Owner
    Created hand-painted silk scarves and wall pieces on commission and for retail.


  • 2013 Vermont Surface Design, Post Mills, VT
    Surface Design Teacher
    Offering a curriculum of surface design techniques in resist dyeing, printing and painting
  • 2003-2005 Clara Martin Center, Bradford Vermont
    Art Teacher
    Developed and taught a painting program for adults with chronic mental illness
  • 1995-1999 Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH,
    Art Professor, "Math Across the Curriculum (MATC)"
    Taught shibori and surface design to undergraduate and graduate students under a National Science Foundation grant supporting interdisciplinary art and mathematics
  • 1993-1998 League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, Hanover NH; Miniversity, Dartmouth College; Lebanon College, Lebanon, NH; Catamount Arts, St Johnsbury, VT, Vermont Technical College, Randolph, VT
    Surface Design Instructor
    Taught surface design classes using resist techniques on fabric with immersion and direct dye applications
  • 1994 West Fairlee Elementary School
    Art Teacher for grades K-6
    Developed and taught art curriculum

Artist's Statement