Born:   Philadelphia, PA            

Education:     
1981 MFA, University of Colorado, Boulder
1965 BFA, Philadelphia College of Art

Awards and Grants:
2001 Visiting Artist Residency in Ceramics, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, CO.
1995 Visiting Artist Residency in Ceramics, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, CO.
1994 Honorable Mention, Bessie Berman Grant, The Leeway Foundation, Philadelphia, PA.
1991 Mural Commission, Philadelphia Anti-Graffiti Network
1988 Purchase Prize, “Works on Paper”, Arcadia University, Glenside, PA
1986 Fellowship, The Corporation of Yadoo, Saratoga Springs, NY
1984 City of Boulder Arts Grant, Boulder, CO
1983 Eugene M. Kayden Colorado Arts Award, University of Colorado
1981 Honorable Mention, Colorado Biennial, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Museum, CO
Award for Creative Work, Graduate School, University of Colorado, Boulder.  Teaching Excellence
Award, University of Colorado, Boulder.   Graduate School Merit Fellowship, University of Colorado
1965 Valedictorian and Fine Arts Achievement Award, honorable mention, Philadelphia College of Art

Selected Public Collections:
The First Western Trust Bank
The Philadelphia Museum of Art
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Henry C. Lea School, Philadelphia, PA
The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA
McGraw Hill, Incorporated, NY, NY
Belk Gallery, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
Girard Academic Music School, Philadelphia, PA  
Amoco, Denver, CO
ARA Collection, Philadelphia, PA
Arcadia University, Glenside, PA
Boulder Public Library, Boulder, CO
Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA
The Colorado Collection, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
MCDB Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder
Kaiser Permanente, Denver, CO
Mountain Bell, Denver, CO
Woodmere Museum, Philadelphia, PA
Denver Public Library, Western History Collection, CO
Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, Pa

Public Portrait Commissions:
George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC
The Wister Institute, Philadelphia, PA
Supreme Court, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA
Department of Anthropology, University of Colorado, Boulder
Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

Selected Solo Exhibitions:
2016 "Figural Constructs",Goodwin Fine Art, Denver, CO
2014 "Many Moons and Other Stories", Buell Theater at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts,
Denver, CO
2013 "Many Moons" Goodwin Fine Arts, Denver, CO (Catalog)
2009 Shumei Institute, Crestone, CO
2008 Retrospective, Post Modern Company, Denver, CO
Carson/Van Straaten Gallery, Denver, CO
2006 William Havu Gallery, Denver, CO
2003 Celia Hirsh Gallery, Chappaqua, NY
William Havu Gallery, Denver, CO
2002 Singer Gallery, Mizel Museum of The Jewish Community Center, Denver, CO
2001 Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, DE
1999 The Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA (Catalog)
1996 FAN Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1994 FAN Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1992 The Print Club, Philadelphia, PA
FAN Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1990 Marian Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (Catalog)
1988 Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO
Marian Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1987 Challenge Exhibit, Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA
1986 Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Arvada, CO
1985 Naropa Institute, Boulder, CO
1984 Marian Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1983 Eugene M. Kayden Colorado Arts Award Exhibition, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
Boulder Center for the Visual Arts, Boulder, CO
1981 Thesis Exhibit, University of Colorado, Boulder
1977 Joseph Magnin Gallery, Denver, CO

Selected Group Shows
2016 "A History of the Arts in Boulder" The Dairy Center, The Boulder Public Library, The First
Congregational Church, Boulder, CO
"Peoplescapes", Republic Plaza, Denver, CO
"Looking Back/Moving Forward: 40th Anniversary Exhibition, Arvada Center for the Arts and
Humanities, Arvada, CO
"Selfies", The Art Gym. Denver, Colorado
"Painting and Seeing", University of North Carolina, Wilmington
2015 Useum Exhibition, Le Dame Art Gallery,Melia White House, London, UK
"Works on Paper: Survey of Purchase Prizes (1978-2009)", Arcadia University,
Glenside, PA
2014 Transit of Venus: Four Decades, Front Range Women in the Visual Arts, RedLine Gallery,
Denver, CO (Catalog)
"Not Everything is Black and White", Niza Knoll Gallery, Denver, CO
2013 "Write, I See: Ekphrasis", Art Students League/Denver at the Carson Gallery, Denver, CO
(Catalog)
"25 Years: Art Students League at RedLine Gallery", RedLine Gallery, Denver, CO
2010 "Connections: Threads of Influence", State Capitol Building, Denver, CO
"Natural Encounters, Sandra Phillips Gallery, Denver, CO.
2009 “Spittin’ Image”, Singer Gallery at the JCC, Denver, CO
“The Art of Women”, Denver International Airport, Denver, CO
“The Art of Women”, Republic Plaza, Denver, CO
2007 “(New) Disasters of War”, Mizel Center for Arts and Culture at the JCC, Denver, CO
2006 “Upstairs and Matriarchs”, Jewish Women Artists and the Transformation of American
Art, Mizel Center for Arts and Culture at the JCC, Denver, CO
2005 Figure Painting Invitational, Emmanual Gallery, Denver, CO
2004 Celia Hirsch Gallery, Chappaqua, NY
“Lessons in Art”, The Dairy Center for the Arts, Boulder, CO
2002 “Shark’s Ink, 1976-2001”, Gallery of Contemporary Art, University of Colorado at   
Colorado Springs, CO
2001 From the Collection: Late 20th Century Realism, The State Museum of Pennsylvania,
Harrisburg, PA
“Watercolor Magic”, Lowe Gallery at Hudson Guild, NY, NY
2000 Elbows and Tea Leaves, Front Range Women in the Visual Arts, Boulder Museum of
Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO (Catalog)
1998 “Aspects of Representation”, Belk Gallery, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, N.C.
(Catalog)
“Still Reality: Narrative and Interior Paintings”, The Arvada Center for the Arts and
Humanities, Arvada, CO
1997 “The Unbroken Line”, The Museum of American Art, Philadelphia, PA (Catalog)
1996 “Nature Morte: Contemporary Still Life”, The Museum of American Art, Philadelphia, PA    
“Women: Object/Subject”, Rosemont College, Rosemont, PA
1995 “Fate, Fable and the Figure”, Abington Art Center, Abington, PA
“Face to Face: Subtext Intimacy”, Portrait Exhibit with Barbra Shark, Boulder Public
Library, Boulder, CO
“Strictly Personal”, The Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, DE
1991 "Still Alive: Contemporary Still Life", Clark Art Center, Rockford College, Rockford, IL
1990 "Re: Figure", Moore College of Art, Philadelphia
1988 "American Drawing Biennial", Muscarelle Museum, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg,
VA
1986 "Nature Morte: The Museum Considers the Still Life", The Museum Of the Southern Alleghenies,
Loretto, PA (Catalog)         
1984 "A Decade of Women's Art", University of Colorado, Boulder
1982 Invitational, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, CO (Catalog)
1981 New Talent", Marian Locks Gallery, Philadelphia,PA  
1978 "Fifth Colorado Annual", The Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
1968 Biennial, Jocelyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE

Selected Bibliography: (* = Reproduction)
*Judische Frauen in der bildenden Kunst V by Hedwig Brenner, 2013, page 123.
*Westword, Michael Paglia, “Artbeat: Margaretta Gilboy”, September 25-October 1, 2008
*The Vail Daily,Sarah Dixon, “Meet the new style of still life paintings”, Friday , August 24,2007
*Southwest Art, Devon Jackson,”Soul Work”, June 2007, feature article and 6 reproductions.
Westword, Michael Paglia, “Horror Show”, February 22-28, 2007
*Cover reproduction and text on page 1, 2006, Soundings Magazine of the Colorado Symphony
Orchestra, Volume 4, Number2.
Westword, Michael Paglia, April 16, 2006
Rocky Mountain News, Mary Voelz Chandler, “Life on the edge of surreal”, April 21, 2006
Rocky Mountain News, Mary Voelz Chandler, “Irony Colors ‘middleground’ “, December 26,2003
Westword, Michael Paglia, December 18, 2003
* Sunday Patriot News, Zachary Lewis, November 4, 2001
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Edward J. Sozanski, April 13, 2001
*Boulder Daily Camera, J. Gluckstern, “Front Range Women”, June 16,2000
*Contemporary American Oil Painting, Jia Difei and Zhang Xuejie, editors, Jilin Fine Arts Publishing
House, PR China, 1999.  223 pages (Five reproductions of Gilboy’s paintings, pages 194-198)
*The Philadelphia Inquirer, Edward J. Sozanski, “Rare Still Lifes That Are More Thought Provoking
Than Pretty, May 30, 1999 (3 Reproductions)
*Westword, Michael Paglia,"Inside, Outside", August 13,1998
*Philadelphia City Paper, Robin Rice, "Portrait, Portrait OnThe Wall", December 5, 1996
The Philadephia Inquirer, Edward Sozanski, "FAN Gallery", April 19, 1996
*Philadelphia Forum, Andrew Mangravite, "Not So Still Lifes", April 18, 1996
*The Philadelphia Inquirer, Edward Sozanski, "FAN Gallery", October 16, 1992
*Philadelphia City Paper, Robin Rice,"Clear Light", October 23, 1992
*The Philadelphia Inquirer, Edward Sozanski, "Paintings That Use Photos, TV Prints", June 14, 1990
*The Philadelphia Inquirer, Edward Sozanski, "Fragments of Reality in Gilboy's Paintings", January 14,
1990
*Rocky Mt. News, Jennifer Heath,"Denver Art Enthusiasts Welcome Painter Home", March 25, 1988
*The New York Times, William Zimmer, "79 Portraits in New Haven", May 14, 1987
*The Hartford Courant, Bernard Hanson, "Show presents a potpourri of portraiture". May 10, 1987
*The New Art Examiner, June Julian, "Margaretta Gilboy", April, 1985
*Boulder Daily Camera, Jane Fudge, Gilboy's Paintings Poised on the Edge", May 22, 1983
*Muse Magazine, Reg Saner, "The Artistic Type: Maggie's Mirrors, Megan's Tiger and Sue's Roots",
October, 1983
*American Artist Magazine, Eve Medoff, "Realism Plus: Margaretta Gilboy", March 1979 (Feature article
with cover reproduction)
*Ms. Magazine, Jennifer Heath, "Art on the Range", May 1977

Selected Catalogs:
"Celebration!", A History of the Visual Arts in Boulder, edited by Jennifer Heath, 2016, 224 pages,
Margaretta Gilboy's work reproduced in color on pages 110 and 181.
"Margaretta Gilboy, Many Moons", essay by Simon Zalkind, 2013, 20 color reproductions, 21 pages.
"Margaretta Gilboy, Works on Paper" essay by William Biety, 2010, 19 color reproductions, 32 pages.
“(New) Disasters of War, introduction by Simon Zalkind, 2007, unpaged, 22 artists, reproduction.
“Upstarts and Matriarchs, Jewish Women Artists and The Transformation of American Art”, 2005,
Essays by Gail Levin and Elissa Auther, Unpaged, 34  artists. reproduction.
“Margaretta Gilboy, Between Heaven and Earth.  A Retrospective of Still Life Paintings”, 1999, Essay by
George Woodman, 32pp.,16 color reproductions.
“Aspects of Representation: Nine Painters”, 1998, Western Carolina University, unpaged, reproduction.
“The Unbroken Line”, The Museum of American Art, 1997, 47pp.              
“Still Alive: Contemporary Still Life”, Clark Art Center, Rockford, IL.,1992. Unpaged, 28 artists,  
reproduction.
“Margaretta Gilboy”, 1990, Marian Locks Gallery, Essay by Richard Torchia, 17pp., 6 reproductions.

Teaching Affiliations:
Instructor of Painting and Drawing, Art Students League of Denver, 2003-2015
Instructor of Drawing, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 1986-2002
About the Artist