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Exhibitions

2018

  • I Am Water. Kim Foster Gallery, New York, New York
  • Habatat Galleries, Sarasota, Florida
  • 46th International Glass Invitational Award Exhibition at Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, Michigan

2017

  • Of Art & Craft, The Flinn Gallery, Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Habatat Galleries, SOFA Chicago, Exhibition
  • 45th International Glass Invitational Award Exhibition at Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, Michigan

2016

  • Steady Flow of Cool, Alfstad& Gallery, Sarasota, Florida
  • Opposites Attract : The Works of Syl Damianos and Kathleen Mulcahy, Westmoreland Museum of Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania
  • Beauty in the Abstract: Artists Expressions in Glass, Long Boat Key Center for the Arts, Sarasota, Florida
  • 44th Invitational Exhibition, Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, Michigan
  • Beauty in the Abstract, Habatat Galleries, Longboat Key Art Center, Florida
  • Relief. Kim Foster Gallery, New York City

2015

  • Glass: A Delicate Balance, Kim Foster Gallery, 529 West 20th Street, New York, NY 10011

2013

  • Vision: The Next 50 Years
  • (Not) Water, Kim Foster Gallery, 529 West 20th Street, New York, NY 10011

2010

  • New Works by Kathleen Mulcahy and Ron Desmett: Glass: A Decade and Change
  • Perestroika (n): Restructuring, Selby Gallery, Ringling College of Art and Design

2008

  • Hodgell Gallery, Sarasota, Florida
  • Corning New Glass Review, Corning, New York

2007

  • Viva Vetro, Italian Influences on Contemporary Glass Art, Carnegie Museum of Glass, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Chautauqua Center for the Visual Arts, Chautauqua Institution, New York
  • Laura Mesaros Gallery, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
  • American Museum of Glass, Wheaton, Millvale, New Jersey
  • Natural Forces, Kean University Gallery, Union, New Jersey
  • Celebrating Connections: Contemporary Glass by Mid Atlantic Artists
  • Wheaton Arts, Millville, New Jersey
  • James Gallery Invitational, Pittsburgh
  • Glassnost, Regina Gouger Miller Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh
  • Set Design, The Sounds of A Voice, Philip Glass, Pittsburgh Opera Theater
  • The Shape of Breath, Mattress Factory Installation for 516 Sampsonia, Pittsburgh

2006

  • Truth/Beauty, Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pennsylvania
  • Vespermann Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
  • 25th Anniversary Exhibition, The Glass Gallery, Bethesda, MD

2005

  • Masters of the Visual Arts, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts
  • Five. James Gallery, Pittsburgh
  • Well Hung, Chandeliers Revealed. Pittsburgh Glass Center

2003

  • New Work, Butters Gallery, Portland, Oregon
  • Museum of American Glass at Wheaton Village, New Jersey

2002

  • The Maxine and Bill Block Collection, Carnegie Museum of Art, '03 Toledo Museum of Art

2001

  • Artist in Residence Exhibition, Artist Image Resource, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Hot & Cool: Contemporary Glass Works, traveling exhibition with catalog, 1999-2001

2000

  • Westmoreland Museum of Art, Greensburg, PA

1999

  • Butters Gallery, Portland, Oregon
  • Rosemont College, Philadelphia, PA
  • Vitrum Gallery, Philadelphia

1998

  • Breathless: The Figure in Contemporary Glass, Art Center of Battle Creek, Michigan

1997

  • Hodgell Gallery, Sarasota, Florida
  • By/For and About Women, Morgan at Mendelson, Pittsburgh
  • Transformations, Society for Contemporary Crafts, Pittsburgh

1996

  • HIS + HERS + OURS, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • New Work, Butters Gallery, Portland, Oregon
  • Regional Focus, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts
  • Parallel Visions, Christine Olson, curator, Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh
  • Boat as Metaphor, PPG plaza installation, Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh

1995

  • Respect, Vicky Clark, curator. The Brew House. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Associated Artists Annual Juried Exhibition, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh
  • Beyond the Third Dimension : Contemporary Pennsylvania Sculpture,
  • Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, Pennsylvania
  • Vitrum Gallerie, Asheville, North Carolina
  • Visions and Voices, 171 Cedar Arts Center, Corning, New York

1995

  • Passions, Kean College of New Jersey, Union, New Jersey

1994

  • Made in America, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland
  • Issues of Abstraction, Allegheny College Art Galleries, Meadville, Pennsylvania
  • Across Borders / Sin Fronteras, The Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, D.C
  • Revised Context, Butters Gallery, Portland, Oregon
  • 1993 Fellowship Award Recipients, Society for Contemporary Crafts, PA traveling to: the Clay Studio, Philadelphia, Wilkes College in Wilkes Barre and The State Museum at Harrisburg

1993

  • Contemporary Artists’ Series, State Museum of Pennsylvania. Harrisburg
  • Body of Work, Butters Gallery Ltd, Portland, Oregon

1993

  • Art in Architecture, Nations Bank and Vespermann Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Degrees of Abstraction, 925 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh. Curator, Vicky Clark
  • New Work by Ron Desmett and Kathleen Mulcahy, The Glass Gallery, Bethesda, Maryland
  • 1993 Stockbridge Glass Invitational, Holsten Gallery, Stockbridge, Massachusetts
  • New Glass Review, The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York

1992

  • Artist of the Year, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 3, Vespermann Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Butters Gallery, Portland, Oregon
  • Architectural Glass, Vespermann Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1992 Stockbridge Glass Invitational, Holsten Gallery, Stockbridge, Massachusetts
  • Contemporary American Glass, The Kavesh Gallery, Ketchum, Idaho

1991


  • The Whirling Works, Kimzey Miller Gallery, Seattle, Washington
  • Artist Couples, The Society for Contemporary Crafts, Pittsburgh
  • Westmoreland Museum of Art Invitational Exhibition, Greensburg, Pennsylvania
  • Invitational, The Art Gallery, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Christy Taylor Gallery, Boca Raton, Florida
  • Sandra Ainsley Gallery, Toronto, Canada

1990

  • Ruth Volid Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
  • Clay Place Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Glass National, Concept Art Galleries, Pittsburgh (‘91 and ‘92)

1989

  • Magic Visions: Personal Touch, Museum of Indiana University, Indiana, Pennsylvania
  • Crafts Today / USA, Paul Smith curator. traveled to over 20 countries for 3 years Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (catalog)

1988

  • Clifford Gallery, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Crossings, The Community Arts Center of Cambria County, Johnstown, Pennsylvania
  • Highlight Award Exhibition, Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Taking Shape; Sculptural Glass Now, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, Pennsylvania
  • New Glass Review 7, The Corning Museum of Glass International Survey, Corning, New York
  • National Glass Exhibition, The Robert L. Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan

1987

  • Drawn to the Surface : Clay and Glass, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (catalog)
  • Three Rivers Arts Festival Exhibition, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

1986

  • New American Glass : Focus 2 - West Virginia, Huntington Galleries, Park Hills, West Virginia (catalog)
  • Glass National, The Downey Art Museum, Downey , California
  • Three Rivers Arts Festival Exhibition, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (award)
  • Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Glass Gallery, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Gallery G, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Olin Fine Arts Center Gallery, Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, Pennsylvania

1985

  • Improvisations for Pittsburgh, Public Art Work for the Light Rail Transit System, Steel Plaza Station, City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Quadripartite: Personal Visions, Hewlett Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Works Off Walls : Exhibition 280, Huntington Galleries, Park Hills, West Virginia

1982

  • Works in Glass, Pittsburgh Plan for Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

1981

  • Collaborations in Glass, Rudolf Lee Gallery, School of Visual Arts, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina

1980

  • Works in Glass, Museum of Art, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Juror's Exhibition, Ohio Ceramic and Sculpture Exhibition, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio