Mollie Oblinger

Mollie Oblinger

Associate Professor of Art
Office: Rodman 118

  • Basic Information
  • Awards & Honors
  • Professional Experience

Basic Information


  • M.F.A., University of California – Davis
  • B.F.A., Syracuse University

Courses Taught

  • Sculpture I
  • Sculpture II
  • Ceramics I
  • Ceramics II
  • Arts Management

Awards & Honors

  • 2012  Artist in Residence, Alpena Wildlife Sanctuary, Alpena, Michigan
  • 2007  Faculty Enrichment Grant, Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, New Mexico
  • 2005-2006  Roswell Artist in Residence, Roswell, New Mexico
  • 2004 Best Three-Dimensional Work, Small Works 2, Tsao Gallery, Davis, California, Block Grant, University of California-Davis
  • 2003   Program for Continuing Education Grant, P.E.O. Block Grant, University of California-Davis
  • 1998  College of Visual and Performing Arts Scholar, Syracuse University  Senior Sculpture Award, Syracuse University Harriet W. Frismuth Scholarship

Professional Experience


Solo Exhibitions


  • Invented Abundance, Ridley Gallery, Sierra College, Rocklin, CA


  • in fringes among battered, Allan Priebe Annex Gallery, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI


  • Mollie Oblinger, Joan Derryberry Art Gallery, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN
  • Panoptic Glimpse, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX


  • Deleterious Ensconcing, Caestecker Art Gallery, Ripon College, Ripon, WI


  • Mollie Oblinger: Verdant Expanse, cactus bra Space, San Antonio, TX
  • Verdant Expanse, Runnels Gallery, Portales, NM

Selected Group Exhibitions


  • Weight of the Sky, Angela Meleca Gallery, Columbus, OH (two-person)
  • Shall I tell you the secret of the whole world? Painting, Parody & Disguise, Contemporary Art Center,
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • WisconsinCity, ArtStart, Rhinelander, WI


  •  Sightlines, South Bend Museum of Art and Century Center, South Bend IN (catalogue)


  • Through the Window, DeRicci Gallery, Edgewood College, Madison, WI


  • Lori, Larusso, Mollie Oblinger, Analia Segal, Claypool-Young Art Gallery, Morehead State University, KY


  • Uncoordinated: Mapping Cartography in Contemporary Art, Contemporary Art Center,
  • Cincinnati, OH, curated by Claire Norwood


  • R.A.i.R Works 40, 516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM, curated by Stephen Fleming (catalogue)
  • Mapping the Terrain: New Directions in Abstract Painting, Contemporary Art Gallery,
  • Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA, curated by Dale Newkirk (catalogue)
  • Beyond a Gift of Time, Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM (catalogue)