Ellen J. Wetmore
Professor of Art, Department of Art and Design, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA
Selected Exhibitions and Screenings
Solo and Two Person Exhibitions
2018 - 2019A Capricious Catalogue of Grotesques, Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA
2018Mirage, Branigan Cultural Center, Las Cruces, NM
2017We Went So Fast Our Souls Fell Out, Artist Research Collaborative , Lowell, MA
2016Come All Ye Children, 3S Artspace, Portsmouth, NH
2015The Portrait of Dora Maar & Other Works by Ellen Wetmore, Living Arts, Tulsa, OK
2014Ellen Wetmore at Sarah Doyle Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI
2013The Red Series, Conlon Media Wall at Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg, MA
2011Ellen Wetmore, Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston, MA
2009Ellen Wetmore: Joys of Motherhood, Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston, MA
Nourishment: Ellen Wetmore and Jeff Warmouth, Boston Cyberarts, the Art Institute of Boston, MA
2008Ellen Wetmore: Selected Works, University Gallery, UMass, Lowell, MA
2006Ellen Wetmore: Close to Naked, Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston, MA
Mixing It Up, (two person show) Trustman Art Gallery, Simmons College, Boston, MA
2005Ellen Wetmore: New Work, Fitchburg College Art Gallery, Fitchburg, MA
2004Ellen Wetmore: Bell Peppers & Other Inedibles, Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston, MA
2022Minor Chord II, curated by Stephanie Reid, Diorama Room, LLC, Austin TX.
2021The Gift in the Wound, curated by Noah Phillips, Flux Factory.
2020Area Code Art Fair, juried, online and in person exhibitions. Exhibition of my work at Salem State University. The Window Show at Boston CyberArts, Green Street Subway, Boston, MA, Fall 2020 – ongoing.
2018Labors: An Exhibition Exploring the Complexities of Motherhood at the Pearl Conard Art Gallery on Ohio State University’s Mansfield Campus, curated by Kate Shannon, Associate Professor of Art
2017Art Bridges, University Gallery WPA UAM in Kalisz, Poland, curated by Monika Kostrzewa
Cavo Fest, Trani, Italy
Festival Crack, Forte Prenestina, Rome, Italy
17 Days Video Series, vol.9, exhibition @ Western Michigan University, Gwen Frostic School of Art, Adriene Little, curator
The Neon Show, Indianapolis Art Center, Indiana
The Video Show, 4th International Juried Exhibition of Video and Digital Media Installation, Raritan Valley Community College, Feb 20-March 10.
2016Currents 2016, Grotesques exhibited in the Full Dome at the AIAI, presented by Parallel Studios, Santa Fe, NM (catalog)
Comic Art: Fantasy and Imagination, Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY
Waiting Room for The 404 Festival, curated by Gina Valenti, October 10-15, 2016, Capitol City Junior College, Bogotá, Colombia
ArtMap , Pont de Lima, curated by Isabel Patim, July –August, 2016, at the Toy Museum, Portugal
danubeVIDEOARTfestival curated by Roland Wegerer, February 19 - 21 2016 at the Stadtkino Grein, Austria: 1464 entries
Vo’Arte In the Shadows, Lisbon, Portugal, December 2-6, 2015
The Multiple eXposure Project, Manila, Phillipines, with catalog: "Public Interrogation: Outside the White Cube"
Mediawave Festival, Komarom, Hungary, http://mediawavefestival.hu/index.php?modul=filmek&kod=10312&nyelv=eng (last accessed 2/17/16)
TIAF London 2015, The Rag Factory, London, UK, October 14-18, 2015
"Freedom of Form 2015" held as a part of Interference Festival, European Solidarity Centre in Gdańsk, Poland, October 3, 2015
19th International Video Festival VIDEOMEDEJA, Museum of Contemporary Art of Vojvodina, in Novi Sad, Serbia
ALTERED STATES, Electro Studios, Seaside Road, West St. Leonards, United Kingdom, curated by Toby Tatum and Mark French
Who’s Afraid of Feminism? Catherine Morris, Women’s Caucus for Art exhibition, AIR Gallery, NY.
3D Projection Mapping Pilot Event, Pump House Gallery, Battersea Park, London
Enhanced Vision – Digital Video, an ACM SIGGRAPH Digital Arts Community exhibition project, by curator Kathy Rae Huffman, online/San Diego, CA
Synthetic Zero Event: Sign Felt, performance and video, curated by Mitsu Hadeishi Bronx Art Space, NY
All Glitched Up, BP Out Loud Tate: Code, Space at Tate Britain
Natures 11 video festival, curated by Milos Basin and Dejan Jevš nik, catalog, Bežigrad Gallery 2 in Ljubljana, Slovenia, 15 and 18 April 2014
ArtFem.TV will be presented in a public talk in the context of Video Art and Feminist Art at Gislaveds konsthall / Gislaved Art Gallery, in Gislaved, Sweden, October 22, 2014
NE Fest Sofia Bulgaria, organized by the Bulgarian foundation NO Studio with the cooperation of the Bulgarian National Culture Fund, the National Academy of Arts (NAA), Sofia University, St. Kliment Ohridski“ (SU), and Culture Center SU.
Beacons Music & Arts Festival, 7th-10th August 2014, Heslaker Farm, Skipton, North Yorkshire, England.
The 27th Festival Les Instants Vidéo , 2014 Marseille (Friche La Belle de Mai, Espace Culture, ADPEI, Vidéodrome 2), with, like every year, an extension in Milan (Italy) at the [.BOX] Gallery and on the video art web TV: visualcontainer.net.
One Shot International Short Film Festival, Armenian Center For Contemporary Experimental Art / NPAK1/3 Pavstos Biuzand Blvd., 0010 Yerevan, Armenia
Under New Management: Video Store at ODD Gallery, a curated project by Suzanne Carte & Su-Ying Lee, Klondike Institute of Art and Culture, Dawson City, Yukon; Access Gallery, Vancouver; Saint John Galerie Tiers-espace, New Brunswick, Canada; work funded in part by 2011 UML Seed Grant
Public Screen 2013, curated by Yara Mekawei in Cairo, Egypt
Videoholica International Video Art Festival 2013, Varna, Bulgaria, curated by Pavlina Mladenova and Neno Belchev.
Interface, with John Keston, Peter Nelson, Dana Sperry and Ellen Wetmore, Walker's Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, WI
The Other F Word, Bunker Hill Community College Art Gallery, curated by Laura Montgomery, Boston, MA
B*tch Fest, The Haggus Society, Upstairs at the Market Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Juried 2013 Show, Kinsey Institute for Human Sexuality at the Grunwald Gallery of Art, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Capture: An International Video Art Exhibit, The Crisp-Ellert Art Museum, Flagler University, St Augustine, Fl
Faces, Groton Public Library, Deborah Santoro, Curator, Owen Smith Shuman Gallery, Groton, MA
Art Wednesdays: Ellen Wetmore, Sky Over Clouds, July 17 & 24 at Dassara, Brooklyn, NY, at the invitation of Ralph Jacobus.
Conception, Uncharted Gallery, curated by Giovanna Aviles, Lowell, MA
Art:Screen, at the Black Box Gallery, Eva Olsson, and Jonas Nilsson, curators, Kulturhuset Borgen Gislaved, Sweden; work was then presented in Lufthavna Performance Laboratory, Oslo, Norway
PixelPops 2012, curated by Carolina Vasquez, Cardiff, Wales and Barranquilla, Colombia
Picasso in London, SinFin Cinema, Barbican Arts Center, part of the programming of Picasso and Modern British Art at the Tate Britain, SinFin Cinema show curated by Nuria Campreciós, London, United Kingdom
Art and the City: A Matter of Identity, curated by Wilfried Agricola de Cologne, at CeC – Carnival of e-Creativity, Sattal Estate, Bhimtal, Uttarakhand, India and at Generation Loss Festival Manila, The Philippines
A Virtual Memorial Phnom Penh 2012, curated by Wilfried Agricola de Cologne, Cambodia
222Lodge Extern: The Inevitable, SBK, Voorstraat 180, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Artfem.tv, curated by Evelin Stermitz, exhibited at the festival Elles Tournent from 20 – 23, September 2012, in Brussels, Belgium
Traverse Video, 15th edition, curated by Simone Dompeyre, 7-24 March, 2012, Toulouse, France
SGUARDI SONORI 2012 at Teatro Colosseo, Rome, Italy, and at Mole Vanvitelliana, Ancona, Italy, curated by Sandro Cecchi, Director at SGUARDI SONORI Sound-Art Festival, Founder & Network Manager at Italian Center Consortium
Videoholica International Video Art Festival 2012, Varna, Bulgaria, curated by Pavlina Mladenova and Neno Belchev
Ninateka, curated by Jolanta Woszczenko, for the National Audio Visual Institute features “Visiting Dora Maar” on website showcase: http://www.nina.gov.pl/en/nina, Warsaw, Poland
25th Festival Les Instants Vidéo, Marseille, France, presented by Instants Vidéo Numériques et poétiques and Marc Mercier, directeur artistique, presented in France (Martigues, Vitrolles, Rennes), and then toured in Italy (Milan), in Egypt (Cairo & Alexandria), in Algéria (Oran, Tlemcen), in Argentine (Buenos Aires), in Lebanon (Beirut)
Network in Movement, The Trans-Museum, organized by Croation based curator Laura Potrovic, web address: http://muzej-pokreta.org/mup/?tag=ellen-wetmore
Juried 2012 Show, Kinsey Institute for Human Sexuality at the Grunwald Gallery of Art, Indiana University, juried by Louise Lippincott, Curator of Fine Arts at Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, Betsy Stirratt, Director of the Grunwald Gallery of Art at Indiana University, Catherine Johnson-Roehr, Curator of Art, Artifacts and Photographs at The Kinsey Institute, Bloomington, IN
Long Island City Horror Film Festival, curated by Gabriel Roldos, Consultant Community Organizer at Queens Museum of Art, New York, NY
Supermom Unveiled, curated by Dara Herman-Zierlein, WhooSpace, Northampton, MA
Screening 2011, The Public, Sandwell Arts Trust, West Midlands, U.K(catalog)
Currents 2011, presented by Parallel Studios, Santa Fe, NM (catalog)
CologneOFF VII, International Video Art Festival, juried by Wilfried Agricola de Cologne and VideoChannel, Cologne Germany Crosstalk Video Art Festival Budapest 2011, Hungary
Filmideo, 6th Annual Film and video screenings, curated by Lowell Craig, Index Art Center, Newark, NJ.
Two-Minute Video Festival, Museum Gallery - Gallery Museum, Cincinnati, OH
Unlike Film Screenings, Unlike Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Seoul Digital Media Content International Festival, by special invitation from Hyun Ju Kim, Seoul, Korea (catalog)
24th Festival Les Instants Vidéo, Marseille, France, presented by Instants Vidéo Numériques et poétiques and Marc Mercier, also screening at Port de Bouc, France, Museo Nacional de Arte (MUNAL) et au CENART de Mexico
SIMULTAN #7 Festival – Imaginary, Timisoara, Romania
Art is in the Air, AKC MEDIKA med-i-kids,Pierottijeva 11, Zagreb, Croatia
Massachusetts Artists 2011, juried by Jen Mergel, Senior Curator of Contemporary Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, at the Brush Gallery, Lowell, MA, (catalog)
Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood 2011, juried Bruce Weber, Senior Curator of the National Academy Museum, Stockbridge, MA. (catalog)
Boston Sculptors at the University of New Hampshire Museum of Art, curated by Wes LaFountain and Carol Seitchik, Durham, NH
Goulis, Leone, Montford, Tryforos, Wetmore @ The Chazan Gallery, Providence, RI
Artprize, Carpe Diem, Grand Rapids, MI
On/Of/About Paper, Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston, MA
The University Film Video Association New Media Caucus Exhibition, juried by David Webber of Louisiana State University, convened at Champlain College, Burlington, VT
Women’s Caucus for Art International Video Shorts Festival, juried by Sheryl Mousley and Verena Mund of the Walker Art Center; screenings in Chicago & St. Louis.
Self Searching, curated by Aline Smithson, Vermont Photography Workplace / PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, Vermont, (catalog)
WCA 2010: From the Center: Now! Juried by Lucy Lippard for the National Woman’s Caucus for the Arts at Womanmade Gallery, Chicago, Il, (catalog)
Mothers, juried by Rachel Epp Buller, Womanmade Gallery, Chicago, Il
Humanities Gaming Institute Film Screening at the Nickolodeon, Columbia, SC
The Horror Show, The Dorsky Gallery curatorial program, curated by Deb and David Tolchinsky, Long Island City, NY, (catalog)
Balance, Mothers Who Create, The Little Gallery Under the Stairs, Lynn, MA
Trojan Barbie, Gallery 242, Boston, MA
Transformers, curated by Jane Ingram Allen, Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston, MA
Point Click Shoot – Snapshots Celebrating Life, Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA
University Film Video Association New Media Caucus Exhibition, University of New Orleans, LA
A New World, 119 Gallery, Lowell, MA
University Film Video Association New Media Caucus Exhibition, Coburn Gallery, Colorado College at Colorado Springs, CO
Connecting 2008, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Artists Speak Out: Campaign Buttons 2008, Miller Block Gallery, Boston, MA
Lumen Eclipse: LE 60 Film Fest, Cambridge, MA
Dirty, Noisy, Smelly, Western Avenue Studios, Lowell, MA
5th Annual Art House Auction, Brattle Theater, Cambridge, MA
Trainscape: Installation Art for Model Railroads, Decordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA
Biennial Group Exhibition featuring the Art and Design Faculty, University Gallery at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA
Creative Fervor, 119 Gallery, Lowell, MA
Word of Mouth: Fits in a Box, Bridge Art Fair, Miami, FL
Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood 2007, Chesterwood Estate and Museum, West Stockbridge, MA Juried Show
U-M Art & Design Alumni Show, Slusser Gallery, School of Art, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
BSGBox 2007, Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston, MA
State of the Art, Bunker Hill Community College, Boston, MA
Ticket to Art! Benefit Auction for the Decordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
Wild About Art!, Benefit Auction for the Decordova, Lincoln, MA
360º in Fitchburg: Contemporary Sculpture from the Boston Sculptors Gallery, Fitchburg Art Musuem, Fitchburg, MA
Site-Insight: Boston Sculptors Beyond the Gallery, Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston, MA
Off the Wall, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA
119 Gallery Second Annual Juried Show, 119 Gallery, Lowell, MA
AIM6: Technological Pervasions, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
The Paper Sculpture Show, Art Interactive, Boston, MA
Photon Flow: University Film and Video Association Annual Conference New Media Exhibition, Chicago, Il
Seventh Annual Juried Small Works Exhibition, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA (Juror’s Choice Award)
A Garden of Purchasable Delights, The Sculptors Workshop, Brighton, MA
Paper.Scissors.Sculpture, Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston, MA
University Film and Video Association Annual Conference New Media Exhibition, Toledo, OH
Origins<--> Outcomes, Harbor Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA
December Sale, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA
BoomBox, The Art of Sound, sound installation, Mills Gallery, BCA, Boston, MA
Holy Cross Faculty Exhibition, Worcester, MA
Magnetic North, Freespace Gallery, Fitchburg, MA
TechArts, sound installation, South Shore Arts Center, Cohasset, MA
CyberLounge, curated sound art program, Gallery@Green Street, Boston, MA
CG03, Siggraph 2003 Conference Exhibition, San Diego, CA
Hubbub, BCA, Boston, MA
South Boston Open Studios, Boston, MA
Collection Connection, Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA (Through 2004)
Immedia, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Second Annual Kinetic and Robot Show, Andenken Gallery, Denver, CO
150 x 150 Mad Dash, Gallery@Green Street, Boston, MA
Canimals, for the Davis Square ArtBeat Summer Festival, Somerville, MA
2001Quadraphonia, sound installation, Berwick Institute, Boston, MA
Transitory Audio Archive Organized by Nomads and Residents: Ground Zero 01 29 Lafayette, New York, NY
Transitory Audio Archive Organized by Nomads and Residents: AccessZONE Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY
Drawing Show, Mills Gallery, Boston, MA
2000PowerPlays, sound installation, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
This is Not Paul Revere’s Silver, Cambridge Co-op Gallery, Cambridge, MA
Masters Exhibition, Tisch Gallery, Tufts University, Medford, MA
Demonstrosity, Tisch Gallery, Tufts University, Medford, MA
Riveting, Lexington Society of Arts and Crafts, Lexington, MA
Student Annual, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA
150 x 150 Mad Dash, Gallery@Green Street, Boston, MA
Articles reviewing artwork
2020Christina Tedesco, Artist Profile in Divergents Magazine, November 29, 2020
2019KORI TUITT, "Tech brings art to life at UMass fest" – Lowell Sun, January 31, 2019
David Perry, 404 Festival of the Arts,, UML News 02/01/2019
LOWELL NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK: Your City Saturday: 404 Festival of Art and Technology
Joseph Girard-Meli, 404 International Festival of Art & Technology, A&E Highlights Merrimack Valley Magazine, Published January 21, 2019
LTC News: February 7, 2019
2018Lenzi, Nicole “Happenstance,” https://expandeddrawingpractices.blogspot.com/
Hagan, Debbie, “Garden of the Grotesques,” https://www.mvmag.net/2018/08/21/garden-of-the-grotesques/,Merrimack Valley Magazine, August 21, 2018; republished again in The BEAN Magazine, Fall 2018, with a commissioned cover drawing.
Wetmore, Ellen, “Message to yourself as a younger artist”, Massachusetts Cultural Council ArtSake Blog http://artsake.massculturalcouncil.org/message-to-yourself-as-a-younger-artist/
Shayna Israel "from the Grotesques series of drawings", Con·course, Plurality Press, 2017
Fifield, George, “The New Wave of Public Art: Art on the Marquee,” Art New England, March/April 2016, pgs 18-19.
Average Arts Magazine, September Issue, Liverpool, UK, 2016
Peripheral Vision Arts Publication Fellowship, curated by Scott Gleason, Dallas, Texas
Sherwin Alteraz Mapanoo, “Public Interrogation: Outside the White Cube,” The Multiple Exposure Project, December 2015
Kathy Rae Huffman, “Using Computer Graphics to Explore Social Issues,“ ACM Siggraph, 4 May 2015
Milva Didimizio, “Art on the Marquee hosts next generation of media artists.” Boston.com; April 28, 2014.
Clemm, Clarissa, “Exhibition uses surrealism to convey themes of femininity, identity”, Brown Daily Herald, Oct 14, 2014
Tuttle, Nancye, “UML Prof on the Marquee in Boston”, Lowell Sun, Dec 9, 2014
Martial, “Roman Charity” on http://www.milkydreams.com/; Sep 14, 2014
McQuaid, Cate “At the Quarry, a groundbreaking festival”, The Boston Globe, Sept 5, 2013
Edgers, Geoff, “How Boston Cyberarts grew into a year round creativity beacon,” The Boston Globe, July 1, 2012 (image published from my video Pacing, a work produced with partial funding of 2011 UML Seed Grant.)
McQuaid, Cate “Art on the Marquee inspires and challenges”, The Boston Globe, March 22, 2012
Grillo, Thomas, “Convention Center Launches Marquee Art,” Boston Business Journal, Feb 13, 2012
Baker, Matthew Reed, “Want to Tour Boston’s Biggest Art Gallery?” Boston Magazine – Boston Daily, Feb 17, 2012
Eternity, Max, “Art on the Marquee debuts in Boston”, Art Digital Magazine, Feb 15, 2012
Shaner, Bill, “Phantasma: Art on the Marquee”, Dig Boston, Feb 27, 2012
Fritsch, Eileen. “Art on the Marquee Commissions Public Media Art for Urban Screen in Boston”, Creatives at Work, (BLOG), February 24, 2012
DeCanio, Lisa, “Boston’s Latest Public Art Display Can be Spotted from Half a Mile Away”, BostInno, Feb 23, 2012
McQuaid, Cate “Afterimages that fade”, from “In Zane’s ‘Roses,’ a tulip grows”, The Boston Globe, December 14, 2011, review of 2011 solo show at Boston Sculptors Gallery
Brendan, Scott Carroll, “Male Chauvinist Pig Reviews Feminist Art Exhibition”, HeSaidSheSaid Blog, Dec 2, 2011, review of work in Privacy Please at A.I.R. Gallery in November, 2011
Listfield, Scott, “Make it Funny: Jeff Warmouth and Ellen Wetmore”, AstronautDino Blog, Dec 15, 2011
Eynde, Ria, The Body-Nothing Else, a blog curated by Ria Vanden Eynde exploring how women artists approach their body as subject as it changes through different circumstances. Entry for Wetmore: #92, at <http://womenartistschangingbodies.blogspot.com/>
2010 and earlier
Lippard, Lucy, WCA 2010: From the Center: Now! exhibition catalog for the National Woman’s Caucus for the Arts, February, 2010
Tolchinsky & Tolchinsky, The Horror Show, exhibition catalog, Dorsky Gallery curatorial programs, 2009
Cruz, Araceli, “The Horror,” review, The Village Voice, Aug 4, 2009
Higham, George, “The Horror Show at the Dorsky Gallery,” review for the New York Stereoscopic
Society, Aug, 2009, <http://www.ny3d.org>
Haber, John, “The Horror – The Horror,” review, New.York.Art.Crit., Aug 30, 2009, <http://haberarts.com/blog/>
McQuaid, Cate, “A Vegas-Style staging of the scripture; Fun interactive art,” The Boston Globe, Apr 22, 2009
Grady, Leor, LABA - National Lab of New Jewish Culture at the 14th Street Y, image featured, Feb 2009
Howard, Ellen, “Drowning in Milk, Burning in Flames: Ellen Wetmore,” Art New England, February/March 2008
Tuttle, Nancye, “Nine Months of Great Art,” The Sun, Steppin’ Out, Lowell, MA, Jan 24, 2008
Nash, Matt, “Hammer and Tongs: The Boston Sculptors Gallery Box Set,” BigRedandShiny.com, issue #72Nov 12, 2007
Chris Bergeron, “Fantasies on Track,” The Daily News Tribune, Sep 23, 2007
Greg Cook, “Locomotion Commotion,” Boston Phoenix, Sep 21, 2007
Ben Aaronson, “Trainscape: Art in Locomotion,” Lincoln Journal, Sep 18, 2007
Cate McQuaid, Keeping Track of Trainscape, The Boston Globe, Sep 15, 2007
Riker, Janet, Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood, exhibition catalog, Chesterwood National Historic Trust, 2007
Capasso, Nick, Trainscape: Installation Art for Model Railroads, exhibition brochure, Decordova Museum, 2007
Hopkins, Randi, “Dream On”, Boston Phoenix, December 8, 2006.
McQuaid, Cate, “Fitchburg Couple Blends Art and Humor”, The Boston Globe, October 6, 2006.
Goldstien, Megan, “Round and Round She Goes,” The Boston Globe, Sidekick, October 2, 2006.
Capasso, Nick, Boston Sculptors 2004-06, Gallery Publication
Gunn, Dan, “UFVA Exhibition Show the Risks and Rewards of Technology-Driven Art,” F-News, September 2005, School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Levy, Fred, “Ism or Not-Ism” http://www.bigredandshiny.com, #17, January 2005
Simon, Craig S., “Testing Art’s Limits” Worcester Telegram & Gazette, March 23, 2005
Wetmore, Ellen, “Cyber Offerings @ The DeCordova,” http://www.bigredandshiny.com, issue #22, June, 2005
Nash, Matthew, "Ellen Wetmore @ Boston Sculptors," http://www.bigredandshiny.com, November, 2004.
Bloodgood, Craig, The Collection Connection, exhibition catalog, Art Complex at Duxbury, 2003.
Wetmore, Ellen, “Big Noise, Embarrassing Silence: Why is no one talking about filmic sound in sculpture?,” http://www.InterReview.org, September, 2003.
Nigrosh, Leon. “Faculty Works 2003,” Worcester Magazine, March 24, 2003.
Fletcher, Kristan. “HC professors exhibit artistic talent,” TheCrusader, March 20, 2003.
Smart, Roland. BoomBox, The Art of Sound, Audio CD 2003.
Arning, Bill and Tasker, Rebecca. Mills Gallery Drawing Show, 2001
Eisele, Bill. “Mastering the Art of Survival,” ArtsMedia, May 15, 2000.
Cohen, Judy. “Sound as Art,” WBUR, National Public Radio, Boston, February 2, 2000.
McQuaid, Cate. “Monstrous Work at Tufts,” The Boston Globe, May 11, 2000.
"Mobile Exhibit Offered in Downtown Beaufort," Beaufort Gazette, May 23, 1999.
Robinson, Dash. "Traveling Torso is Creativity in the Flesh," The Boston Tab, May 21, 1999.
Peterson, Zoe. "Traveling Torso’s Public Art," Chronicle for Higher Education, June 3, 1999.
Wildman, David. "New Gallery is for the Up and Coming," The Boston Globe, January 25, 1998.
"Central Square World’s Fair," The Weekly Week, June 4-17, 1998.
Carioli, Carly. "8 Days a Week," The Boston Phoenix, July 16, 1998.
McCarney,Tim. "Monster Match," Campus Calendar, October 1997.
Ewing, Bill. "Kaiju Big Battel Takes Performance Art to the Mat," Museum School News, Fall, 1997.
Wildman, David. "More frightening than the Cookie Monster?" The Boston Globe, June 8, 1997.
Artist Research Collaborative, Lowell, Massachusetts, 2017
Saginaw Arts Academy, Saginaw, Michigan, 2011
Nourishment, Art Institute of Boston, Boston, MA, 2009
Decordova Museum and Sculpture Park, artist talk for the exhibition Trainscape, Lincoln, MA, 2007
WICN, Worcester Public Radio, Interview with Mark Lynch of Inquiry for the exhibition, Trainscape: Installation Art for Model Railroads, Worcester, MA, 2007
Ellen Wetmore, Recent Work, Fitchburg State College Hammond Art Gallery, Fitchburg, MA 2005
Bell Peppers..., Boston Sculptor's Gallery, Boston, MA, 2004
Faculty Works, Holy Cross, Worcester, MA 2003
Boombox, Mills Gallery, BCA, Boston, MA, 2003
Bridgewater State College, Design Program, Bridgewater, MA, 2003
University of Maine at Farmington, Farmington, ME, 2002
University of the Arts, Multimedia Program, Philadelphia, PA, 2000
Demonstrosity, Tufts University Galley, Medford, MA, 2000
Exit Strategy, 2022, single channel video, 3:00 m:s, 16:9 format, color, unpublished (difficult content about suicide), https://vimeo.com/738085525/b21fd000e6
The Count, 2022, single channel video, 3:00 m:s, 16:9 format, color, https://vimeo.com/730371104
Kaleidoscope, 2019, 2nd Round of Art on the Marquee: Video Wall: 4000 pixel long video, no audio.https://vimeo.com/395348878
Sky Over Clouds, 2018, 1st Round of Art on the Marquee: Video Wall: 4000 pixel long video, no audio; https://vimeo.com/305076058/708b4c2283
From Boston to Santo Domingo, 2018, (30 sec), 7 channel video, no audio, Art on the Marquee https://vimeo.com/252002941/86a85f532e
Out for a Walk in Florence, 2017, (30 sec), 2017, 7 channel video, no audio, Art on the Marquee, https://vimeo.com/manage/videos/237335611
Cannonball, 2016, (30 sec), 7 channel video, no audio, Art on the Marquee, https://vimeo.com/181518145/2f68e01d03
Ittoqqortoormiit, 2016, with Adriene Hughes (30 sec), 7 channel video, no audio, Art on the Marquee, https://vimeo.com/182137422/77b4985245
Parting, 2015, single channel vertical video, 3:00 m:s, 16:9 format, color. For Homegrown Stories.
Entreaty, 2015, single channel vertical video, 3:00 m:s, 16:9 format, color.https://vimeo.com/145779488/21c52c627e
Grotesques, 2014, single channel video HD, 3:00 m:s, 16:9 format, color, Grotesques is a Mannerist video composition based on the Uffizi ceiling frescos by Alessandro Allori. https://vimeo.com/108987026.
Dormitory, 2014, single channel video HD, 3:21 m:s, 16:9 format, color, no audio, part of the Vertigo series, Dormitory explores insomnia, and the falling feeling of falling asleep. https://vimeo.com/106516429.
Playing House, 2014, single channel video HD, 11:00 m:s, 16:9 format, color, audio: English, based on the Uffizi ceiling frescos by Alessandro Allori, Playing House contrasts the domestic structure of play with an occasionally disturbing document of artistic exploration. https://vimeo.com/85586451, an ambivalent meditation on escaping the self.
The Pleasure of Vertigo, 2014, HD video, 1920 x 1080, 2:44 m:s, color, no audio, https://vimeo.com/87321195, a video that examines the twin physical experiences of rising and falling. Mary Webster was hanged for witchcraft in Hadley, MA, in 1685 and survived it, swaying all night from her rope outside, and then living another 11 years in spite of her enemies. I imagine her levitating through the night to stay alive. The video is of a woman on the margin between floating, hanging, and falling. She hangs by her hair.
Emergence, 2014, https://vimeo.com/101744195, HD video, Non standard proportions, 2:15 m:s, color, audio, Emergence considers the Venus Anadyomene and acts of ritual immersion off the coast of Haifa.
Shroud, 2014, HD video, 1920 x 1080, 2:44 m:s, color, audio, 2:00 m:s. Based on Magritte’s work, Shroud is a durational image considering death at a metaphorical access point of life.
Woman with Black Cat, 2014, 00:30 m:s, color, no audio, unique composition for 7 screen display, https://vimeo.com/103024187, A self-portrait based on Picasso’s Dora Maar portrait in a chair with black cat: a personal meditation on identity self construction.
Facial, 2013, single channel video HD, 2:20 m:s, 16:9 format, audio, color http://vimeo.com/56914747
Collective Invention, 2013, two channel video HD, 2:08 m:s, 9:32 format, audio, color http://vimeo.com/57158691
Charity, 2012, single channel video HD, 6:00 m:s, 16:9 format funded by the School of the Museum of Fine Arts Traveling Fellowship, audio, color, https://vimeo.com/50242213
Tips to Apply Lipstick, 2012, single channel video HD, 0:35 m:s, 16:9 format, audio, color
Playing With the Moon, 2012, 7 channel video, 4:00 m:s; commission for Art on the Marquee, Massachusetts Convention Center Authority, color, no audio
Blue Boy Jumping, 2012, 7 channel video, 00:30 m:s; commission for Art on the Marquee, Massachusetts Convention Center Authority, color
Blue Boy Sleeping, 2011, single channel video HD, 2:43 m:s, 16:9 format, audio, color, no language, https://vimeo.com/33750184
Pacing, 2012, 7 channel video, 00:30 m:s; commission for Art on the Marquee, Massachusetts Convention Center Authority, color
A Red Line, 2012, single channel video HD, 1:00 m:s, 16:9 format, audio, color
Honey, 2011, single channel video HD, 3:38 m:s, 16:9 format, audio, color
https://vimeo.com/35016907, work produced with partial funding from 2011 UML Seed Grant
Pacing, 2011, single channel video HD, 2:31 m:s, 16:9 format, audio, color
http://vimeo.com/31256629, work produced with partial funding from 2011 UML Seed Grant
Seven in Bed, Red, 2011, single channel video HD, 15:00 m:s, 16:9 format, audio, color, https://vimeo.com/36561966, work produced with partial funding from 2011 UML Seed Grant
Jar, 2011, sculpture with single channel video HD, 1:32 m:s, 16:9 format, audio, color
https://vimeo.com/37980970, work produced with partial funding from 2011 UML Seed Grant
Bounce, 2011, single channel video HD, 00:38 m:s, 16:9 format, audio, color
https://vimeo.com/37974877, work produced with partial funding from 2011 UML Seed Grant
Steamy, 2011, single channel video HD, 04:26 m:s, 16:9 format, audio, color
https://vimeo.com/43236217, work produced with partial funding from 2011 UML Seed Grant
No, 2011, single channel video HD, 2:16 m:s, 16:9 format, audio, color
work produced with partial funding from 2011 UML Seed Grant
Visiting Dora Maar, 2010, single channel video HD, 2:00 m:s, 16:9 format, audio, color
https://vimeo.com/27536295, work funded by 2008 UML Healey Grant
Shredding, 2010, single channel video HD, 1:00 m:s, 16:9 format, audio, color, soundtrack by MATH, courtesy of Bulb records, work funded by 2008 UML Healey Grant
Sleep Deprivation Will be Televised, 2009, single channel video HD, 00:30 m:s, 4:3 format, audio, color, http://vimeo.com/27534999, work funded by 2008 UML Healey Grant
Reducing Plan, 2009, single channel video HD, 3:00 m:s, 16:9 format, audio, color, work funded by 2008 UML Healey Grant
Navel Gazing, 2008, single channel video HD, 00:30 m:s, 4:3 format, audio, color, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gjl7DnQZQzU; 51,000 views as of June 2013.
Up in Smoke, 2007, single channel video HD, 00:10 m:s, 4:3 format, audio, color
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS, Lowell, MA
Professor, September 2007 - present
• Courses in Foundations and Digital Media
Honors & Grants
- MASSACHUSETTS CULTURAL COUNCIL ARTIST FELLOW IN VIDEO ART, 2017, 6/138 entries.
- BERKSHIRE TACONIC A.R.T. FELLOWSHIP, 2017, 15/95 awarded/entries, Grant for the proposal "Dante's Inferno"
- University of Massachusetts Creative Economy Grant for the Art-to-Work Incubator, 2017, to train artists in business development.
- University of Massachusetts, Lowell, Transformational Education committee, 2017, Grant for "Drawing across the freshman year."
- University of Massachusetts, Lowell, Transformational Education committee, 2016, Grant to support the course ARTS.1350 Kinetic Art.
- GEORGIA FEE RESIDENCY, Finalist, 2016, 10/200 entries, Paris, France.
- SIGNAL CULTURE RESIDENCY, 2016, Resident in Video Art, Owego, NY.
- AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ROME Visiting Artist, Rome, Italy, 2015
- ART ON THE MARQUEE, Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Boston, MA $4500 total commission to produce artworks, seven in all 2012-2018
- University of Massachusetts Joseph P. Healey Endowment Grant, 2013
- SMFA Travelling Fellow, 2012; Finalist for MFA solo exhibition
- University of Massachusetts Joseph P. Healey Endowment Grant, 2011
- University of Massachusetts Joseph P. Healey Endowment Grant, 2008
- U-Mass Arts Council Grant for the Electric Visions Lecture Series, 2000
- Mary O. Shannon Grant, St. Bolotoph’s Club Foundation, Boston, MA, 1999.
- World Studio Foundation Grant, NYC, NY, 1998.
- Elizabeth Howard Bartol Fund, Scholarship, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, 1996
SCHOOL OF THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS AND TUFTS UNIVERSITY, Boston, MA
Master of Fine Arts, 2000. Major: Electronic Media & Sculpture
MFA thesis consisted of sculptural installation featuring eight-channel audio composition, advised by Zeena Parkins and Lauren Wenger
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, Ann Arbor, MI, 1994
Bachelor of Fine Arts,1994. Major: Sculpture, Magna Cum Laude
Bachelor of Arts,1994. Major: Philosophy and History of Art, Magna Cum Laude