EXHIBITIONS:

2016

Artist Books: Look, A Book!, Guild of Book Workers, Geisel Library, University of San Diego, CA

Artist Books: 41st Annual American Printing History Association Book Fair, Huntington Library, San Marino, CA

Sculpture: Off the Table!: Plates for the Wall, Missouri Western State University, MO

2015
Artist Books: The Power and Politics of Anger, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

Artist Books: Sustenance in Artists’ Books, Kate Cheney Chappell ’83 Center for Book Arts, University of Southern Maine, ME

Artist Books: 43 Works on Paper at the Brand Library, Glendale, CA

Artist Books: SOLO – Ballroom & Other Dances, Crowell Public Library, San Marino, CA

2014

Sculpture: Humor in Craft, Society of Contemporary Crafts, PA

2013

Sculpture: Humor in Craft, Society of Contemporary Crafts, PA

Artist Books: Good Enough to Eat; Food as the Subject for Craft, Craft in America Study Center, CA

2012

Sculpture: Humor in Craft – Portrait of the Artist as Marie Antoinette, Society of Contemporary Crafts, PA

Sculpture: Teapots!:6 Invitational Exhibition, Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, PA

Sculpture: $250 Award – Portrait of the Artist as Marie Antoinette, ACCI National Juried Competition

Sculpture: Humor in Craft, Crafthaus.com

Sculpture: Fourth International Small Teapot Competition, American Museum of Ceramic Arts (AMOCA), CA

Artist Books: Poetic Pen: Celebrating Calligraphy and Poetry, 23 Sandy Gallery, OR

Artist Books: San Diego Book Arts Exhibition, Geisel Library, CA

Artist Book: Good Eats, Kalamazoo Book Arts Center, MI

2011

SOLO: Alice Simpson; Me, Myself & Others, SoPas Gallery, CA

Sculpture: Identify Yourself, Craft Alliance of St. Louis MO

2010

Sculpture: Cirque de Bizarre, Zinnia Gallery, CA

Sculpture: LAGUNA CLAY AWARD – 2010 California Clay Competition, The Artery, Davis, CA

Sculpture: Body, Surface Library, Springs, NY

Sculpture: Her Mark 2010, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

Artist Books: LinC, San Diego Books Arts, CA

Artist Books: Third National Juried Exhibition, San Diego Book Arts, Geisel Library, (UCSD), CA

Artist Books: Music Bo(o)x, 87Florida Gallery, Washington, DC

2009

Sculpture: Xiem Clay Center – Exhibition, CA

Artist Books: Scissors: Pop-up, Florida Craftsmen Gallery, FL

Artist Books: Deep Carnivale, A Celebration of Words, FL

2008

Sculpture: The Clay Studio, PA

Sculpture: All Fired Up, NY

Artist Books: Black, White & Read, traveling to NY, SF, LA, UK

Artist Books: Mapping Correspondence: Mail Art in the 21st Century, Center for Book Arts – NY

2007

Sculpture: Seattle Teapot Biennial, WA

Sculpture: SOFA: Chicago, 17 sculptures for Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts Dinner Gala

Sculpture: Solo exhibition, Abundant Beauty, Artworks Gallery, NY

Sculpture / Artist Book – Visions and Voices, Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft

Sculpture: Tango, Casa del Arte Gallery, NY

Sculpture: 100 Teapots III, Baltimore Clayworks, MD

Artist Books: Mesa Contemporary Arts’ 28th Annual Exhibition, – Mesa, Arizona

Artist Books: Black, White & Read, traveling to NY, SF, LA, UK – 2007 – 2008

2006

Sculpture: World Women: On The Horizon, Baltimore Clayworks, MD

Artist Books: Juried Show San Diego Book Arts Exhibition, UCSD, CA

Artist Books: Lewis Gallery – Portland, ME

Artist Books: A Reader’s Art 6: Changing the Wind, Hensel Gallery, MN

2005

Sculpture: 92nd Annual Exhibition, Allied Arts of America, National Arts Club, NY

Sculpture: The Three Graces – Second Place, Concours, Art Student League, NY

Artist Books: Triennial 2005, Columbia College Center for the Books, IL

Artist Books: An Exhibition of Angels, Treasure Room Gallery, Interchurch Center, NY

2004

Sculpture Solo exhibition-Urban Motion: Sculpture & Books on Dance,Treasure Room Gallery, Interchurch Center, NY

Sculpture: Street Wise, Second Place – Concours, Art Student League, NY

Artist Books: Folded Features, The Donnell Library Center (NYPL)

Artist Books: Solo exhibition – Alice Simpson: One for the Books, Beverly Hills Library, CA

Artist Books: Journals of Discovery, Oregon Book Arts Guild, OR

Artist Books: Word & Image in the Artist’s Book – Colby College Museum of Art, ME

Artist Books: Matter and Spirit, Wells Book Arts Center, NY

Artist Books: The Third Biennial Women Book Artists Exhibition, Converse College, SC

2003

Artist Books Solo exhibition – Samuel Priest Rose Building JCC, NY

2002

Book as Art XIV: TemptationsThe National Museum of Women in the Arts, DC

2001

Women & Books: Uncovered, Converse College,  Gallery, SC –

Codex Eclectic: Bookarts 2001, The Donnell Library Center, NYPL, NY

Artist Members Juried Show, Center for Book Arts, NY

Solo exhibition – Tango Bar & Other Dances,  Monthly Featured Artist-Center for Book Arts, NY

2000 –1994

Manyfold Books I & II, The Donnell Library Center, NYPL, NY

Exhibition & Demonstration – The Center for Book Arts, NY

Book as Art XI,  The National Museum of Women in the Arts, DC – 1999

Solo exhibition,  Summer Swing – Donnell Library Center, (NYPL) NY – 1999

Beyond the Fold,  The Gallery of South Orange, NJ – 1999 – CATALOG

New York, New York,  HarperCollins Gallery, NY 1999 – CATALOG

Solo exhibition Dance & Romance, Columbia Gallery, NY – 1998

Book as Art,  FACET Gallery, Taos, NM – 1998

Solo exhibition –Dance & Romance,  St. Agnes Branch, NYPL, NY – 1998

Invitational, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Rotunda Gallery, Washington, DC – 1997

Group Show – New York State Museum, Albany, NY – 1997

Book as Art IX: 10th Anniversary,  National Museum of Women in the Arts, DC – 1997 (Six works)

 

CATALOG:

Solo exhibition – Shaw/Cramer Gallery, Martha’s Vineyard, MA – 1996

Book as Art VIII,- National Museum of Women in the Arts, DC – 1996 (Three works) – CATALOG

Diverse Fragments,  Paramount Center for the Arts, NY – 1996

Summertime, Images & Objects of Summer, Tempe Arts Center, AZ – 1996

This Day in History…, The Center for Book Arts, NY – – 1995 CATALOG

Beyond Textiles – Book Arts,  The Interchurch Center, NY – 1994 CATALOG

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

2014

BALLROOM, a novel,  Harper (HarperCollins)

2013

Ballroom,  Fiction Award, SF Writer’s Conference, CA

Urban Mythos, Pacific Review, CA

2012

Humor in Craft – Portraits of the Artist As…, Brigitte Martin, Schiffer Publications

1000 Artist Books, Salamony & Thomas, Rockport Publications

2011

Neuroblasto Magazine, Mexico

Words and Images: Dreaming of Buenos Aires, University of Southern Maine Journal

South Pasadena Review, Alice Simpson: ME MYSELF & OTHERS, CA

2010

Ceramics: Crossing Over Into Fine Art,  Pat Rogers, The East Hampton Press & The Southampton Press, NY

The Art Scene: Body Interpretations,  Surface Library – East Hampton Star, NY

2009

Pop-up Books at Florida Craftsmen Gallery, Lennie Bennett, The St. Petersburg Times

2008

500 Handmade Artist Books,  Lark Publications – Juror, Steven Miller’s Introduction – 3 works

Abundant Beauty, CeramicsToday.com – Feature Article –

2007

Experience dancing’s 3-minute love affair, K.W. Murray, Poughkeepsie Journal

Teapots, Teapots, Teapots, Featured Artist, blog

Teapots ‘talking, Taya Floresi, Baltimore Messenger.com

2006

The Next Dance, Alice Simpson, Tangodanza Magazine, Germany

2005

Valentine, Rebecka Fair, Bound and Lettered Magazine

Craft Business Magazine – Interview and sculptural image- Mary Jane Pahls

2004

Discovery: Fifty Years of Craft Experience at Haystack Mt. School of Crafts, Artist’s Essay

Bound and Lettered,  Featured Artist Article – November

Sculptural Works of Alice Simpson, Feature article about sculpture – Elke Koepping, Tangodanza Magazine, Germany

Words Sing & Dance in Alice’s Art Books, J. Hull, Palisadian Post- Feature Article, CA

Books as Art, Ann Hicks, The Greenville News, SC

2003

ABR: Artist’s Books Reviews – Featured Artist

Craft Report Magazine – Featured Artist – James Weaver – February

Alice Simpson: Her Handmade Books are Collector’s Items, article critical dance.com, UK

Queen Elizabeth & Sir Christopher Hatton: The Dancing Chancellor, Pegler UK 1990 – 2001

Alice Simpson: dance (and dancing) book artist-a profile- Interview,  A. D. Russell, Curator

Victoria & Albert Museum National Art Library Newsletter

Bangor Maine News – Interview – September

The Art and Craft of Handmade Books, – Shareen LaPlantz

Time Out/New York Magazine

Dancing Past Windows, Writer’s Voice Magazine

Women in the Arts Magazine – Volume XV No. 2 – Spring -1997

Women in the Arts Magazine – Volume XIV No. 3 – Spring -1996

Handmade Books – Jean Kropper, Davis Publications, Inc., MA

Introduction to Package Design – Laszlo Roth, Van Nostrand Reinhold, NY

 

CURATOR:

HUNGER-II, crafthaus – 2014

HUNGER-I, crafthaus – 2013

Artist Books, The Donnell Library Center (NYPL), NY – 2005

Folded Feature – International artists created Pressman’s caps, The Donnell Library Center (NYPL), 2004

Martha Hall: Self Examination – Cancer & the Creative Spirit,  The Donnell Library Center (NYPL),

Manyfold Books I, The Donnell Library Center (NYPL), NY – 2000

Manyfold Books II, The Donnell Library Center (NYPL), NY – 200

 

RESIDENCIES & GRANTS:

Artist in Residence – Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, ME – 2007

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, ME ~ From 2003 to 2006

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, ME ~ From 1992 to 2003

Artist in Residence, Otis College of Art & Design, CA – 2005

BOCES Grant – Artist in Education- Creative Writing/Book Arts/Dance, NY 2005, 2000, 1997 to 1999

 

TEACHING:

Teaching – Coloring The Surface, Xiem Clay Center, CA- 2011

Teaching – Artist Book Workshop for Teachers – NYC Board of Education, NY – 2004

Teaching – Defining Moments, Journey Beyond Business- Workshop for CEOs, LA – 2004

Teaching – Tunnel Books: The Long & Short Sounds of Music, Volunteers for Literacy, JCC, NY – 2003

Teaching – Visiting Artist in Education – Book Arts, Public School 75, NY – 2000 – 2002

Teaching – InterView, The Creative Center – Creative Writing/Book Arts, NY – 2001

Teaching – InterView,  The New School, NY – 2000

Teaching – School of Visual Arts, NY – Package Design – 1991 to 1994

Teaching – Fashion Institute of Technology, NY – Package Design, Introduction to Color, Graphic Design – 1987 to 1991

Teaching – Otis-Parsons, CA – Weekly six-hour drawing classes – 1984 to 1985