Born in Evanston, Illinois, Connie Zehr received a BFA in sculpture at Ohio State University in 1960. She has created on-site ephemeral installations in museums and galleries nationally and internationally including: The Whitney Museum of American Art (New York City, NY); The Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, IL); Pasadena Art Museum (Pasadena, CA); Taipei Fine Art Museum (Taipei, Taiwan); Salvatori Ala Galeria (Milan, Italy); Wadsworth Atheneum (Hartford, CT); Newspace Gallery (Los Angeles, CA); Exhibit A Gallery (Corning, NY); State of the Art Gallery (Ithaca, NY); Delaware Contemporary (Wilmington, DE) and numerous university galleries. 

 

She is included in “Sunshine Muse,” by Peter Plagens; “Originals,” by Eleanor Munro; and “L.A. Rising,” by Lynn Kienholz. Connie is an Emeritus Professor of Art at Claremont Graduate University where she taught in the art department from 1982-2009 and was Chairperson from 2001-2008. She now resides in Horseheads, New York, near the Corning Museum of Glass. Their studio program has provided an opportunity to add flame worked glass objects to her sand installations.

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© 2018 Connie Zehr. Site Design: Jill Thayer, Jameson Riling, Miranda Satterly, Gabrielle Higgins