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Ann Wessmann

Ann Wessmann
North 371A
B.S., Skidmore College; MFA., Cranbrook Academy of Art
Professional Experience: 


Most recent Solo Exhibitions at Kingston Gallery, Boston: 

  • 2016 - Being: Vertical + Horizontal
  • 2015 - Tulip Project
  • 2014 - Memento
  • 2012 - Close Observation 
  • 2011 - Memory-Loss

Group Shows

  • deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum
  • Fuller Craft Museum
  • Mills Gallery
  • Art Complex Museum
  • ICE Box Project Space
  • Spoke Gallery @ Medicine Wheel Productions
  • Suffolk University Gallery


  • 2009 - The Boston Globe, Cate McQuaid
  • 2005 - Exhibition Catalogue, "Pretty Sweet: The Sentimental Image in Contemporary Art", deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum
  • 2005 - Arts Editor, review, Scott Ruescher
  • 2005 - The Boston Phoenix, review, Christopher Milles
  • 2005 - The Boston Globe, Christine Temin


  • Board of Advisors: Dorchester Community Center for the Visual Arts 
  • American Crafts Council 
  • Friends of Fiber, International 
  • Textile and Costume Society at the MFA, Boston


  • 1st Place, The Patricia Malacher Honorary Award for work at "Outside/Inside the Box, " an International Exhibition at Fiber Philadelphia 2012. Juried by Elizabeth Argo, Judith Weisman, Bruce D. Hoffman
  • Nominated for the Lillian Elliot Award for Excellence in Fiber Art
  • Professional Development Grant for textile study in Kyoto, Japan 
  • Faculty Grant: Faculty representative for Vietnam Art and Culture trip 
  • Finalist: Massachusetts Artist Fellowship, Massachusetts Cultural Council 
  • Kara Bealmer Oehlert Weaving Merit Award
  • Marguerita Mergentine Award for Textiles


  • Bank of America 
  • IBM 
  • Private Collections including Ann and Graham Gund


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