• Basic Information
  • Awards & Honors
  • Presentations
  • Professional Experience
Mollie Oblinger

Mollie Oblinger

Professor of Art

[email protected]
Office: Rodman 118

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

Personal Website: mollieoblinger.com

Awards & Honors

  • “To the Quarry, Together,” a first-person account by poet C. Kubasta about the collaborative work between her and Mollie Oblinger, Wisconsin Academy of Science, Arts and Letters, 2017
  • 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


Special Events

  • Six Pathways to Public Engagement, Community Engagement Symposium, Marquette University, Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 8 AM to 4 PM, Nov 12, 2019

Professional Experience


Solo Exhibitions


  • In Which The Bottom Is Collapsing, Marian Art Gallery, Mount Mary University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Aug 26-Oct 3, talk and reception on September 25th at 5 pm and 6 pm respectively


  • Resurface Again , Miami University Art Museum, Oxford, Ohio


  • Mixed media work, Thompson Gallery, Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina


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


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


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


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


  • Mollie Oblinger: Verdant Expanse, cactus bra Space, San Antonio, Texas
  • Verdant Expanse, Runnels Gallery, Portales, New Mexico

Selected Group Exhibitions


  • Somatic Shapes, James May Gallery, Algoma, Wisconsin, September 5-30


  • Thelma, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, June 25 through Sept. 5.
  • Angela Meleca Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, July 23 through Sept. 3


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


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


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


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


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


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