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Zone of Terrestrial Engagement

Miller Yezerski Gallery


walkingstix LOUD + CLEAR | Miller Yezerski 450 Harrison Ave Boston, MA (Jan6-Feb7, 2017)

Searching for Imposters

Decordova Museum

curated by Dina Deitch


Decordova Museum and Sculpture Park Concord, MA(https://decordova.org/art/exhibition/walden)


Wellesley College

curated by Candice Ivy

Fall 2015

Group exhibition with Eva Lundsager and Sheila Gallagher at Wellesley College

Boston Globe review by Cate McQuaid:https://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/2015/12/08/weighty-messages-clad-exuberant-gestures-jewett/JkJ0Aro6cHVmmVWZzAsX2M/story.html

...in the atmospheres

Miller Yezerski Gallery

Sept 5-Oct 22, 2014


Wildfjords Artist Residency

July 2014


updates to the Wildfjords residency blog might be found here...




March-May 2014


video and project description


When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer

curated by Liz Sheehan

Nov 10-Dec 20, 2012

reception Nov 10

Space Gallery Portland, ME

more info:





The Sea of Knowledge and Nonsense

Brandeis Campus Public Sculpture and Installation

The Eric Green Gift

Volen Center for Advanced Systems


sea of

Brandeis University

more info: Brandeis State of the Arts


Chromatic Energy Mirror

A collaborative project with Bec Conrad and Michael Nagle

Funded by: Artist in Context, Barr Foundation


more info:

Artist in Context


Department of New Urban Mechanics http://www.newurbanmechanics.org

Barr Foundation

Phantom Limb: Deb Todd Wheeler and Svetlana Boym

Transit Gallery at Harvard University

February 2012

artists talk sponored by the Department of Systems Biology at the Harvard Medical School

more info:http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2012/02/where-medicine-meets-artistry/

Co-exhibitors Svetlana Boym and Deb Todd Wheeler will discuss their work and attend a reception from 4 to 6 p.m. on Feb. 15 in Room 563 of Harvard Medical School’s Warren Alpert Building, 200 Longwood Ave., Boston.

Pulse Miami

Dec 1-4, 2011

The Ice Palace

1400 North Miami Ave. Miami, FL 33136

If you are in Miami, please stop in to Ellen Miller Gallery's booth in the IMPULSE section of the PULSE fair at the Ice Palace.

more info:http://www.pulse-art.com/miami/exhibiting-artists.php?exhibit=944&image=10006652&artist=5087

Best of Boston 40-enniel

June 15, 2011


MFA Boston Huntington Avenue
(603) 675-2175

A renegade "Best of Boston 40-enniel" exhibition will be presented at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2011. Please arrive promptly as we’re not sure how long tonight’s reception will last. Note that we’ve arranged for MFA admission to be free after 4 p.m. tonight.

Boston Globe video:


Boston Phoenix and New England Journal of Aesthetic Research: http://gregcookland.com/journal/2011/06/15/update-secret-crazy-historic-renegade-art-exhibition-at-mfa/


May28-July5, 2011

St Gaudens-Memorial Site Cornish, NH 03745
(603) 675-2175


more info:

St Gaudens Memorial Museum

So She Floats

June 25-Oct 9, 2011

New Britain Museum of American Art

56 Lexington Street
New Britain, CT 06052
(860) 229-0257


HOLOPLANKTONIKA:an illustrated book of impressions

Mar10-May7, 2011(Reception:Mar10) Ningyo Editions
83 Spring Street
Watertown, MA



In Bloom

April 6 through May 29, 2011 (Reception: April 17)

Islip Art Museum
50 Irish Lane
East Islip, NY

past projects and exhibitions:


Haystack Mountain School of Crafts

Oct 8-11, 2010

Deer Isle, ME

see info about Haystack Programs:


watch the video I made there at last year's symposium on Time: http://www.haystack-mtn.org/symposia.php


Miller Block Gallery

May 21- June 30, 2010

38 Newbury Street

Boston, MA

more info:

Boston Globe review: Adrift on a Sea of our own Making by Cate McQuaid

Boston Phoenix Review: Head Games by Greg Cook

Miller Block Gallery




Jan 20- Apr 11, 2010

at Maine College of Art

Portland, ME

more info:



Near Everywhere

curated by Ellen Driscoll
March 27 - May 2, 2009
reception March 27 5-8pm

more info:



Megapolis Festival

Audio Art and Documentary Festival
When: Apr 24-26, 2009
Where: Cambridge, Somerville & Boston, MA, USA

more info: http://megapolisfestival.org/blogalogadingdong/?page_id=8

sponsored by:


Radio Show:

Live from the Workbench
on WMBR’s Green (In the Margin)
March 11, 2009 4-5:30pm 88.1 on the FM dial
Hosted by:

Sue Schardt with Deb Todd Wheeler

more info: http://wmbr.mit.edu/www/sched-wed#green

download or listen to the broadcast: http://dtw.podomatic.com/

The Ludicrum Machines, with exhibition images from the John Michael Kohler Art Center, The Photographic Resource Center, The Wriston Art Center, and more. Essay and text by JMKAC curator Lena Vigna, along with selections from Montserrat College of Art the curator Barabara O'Brien's catalog from The Ocean is in the Back.



artist talk

Harvard University

Department of Systems Biology

May 13,2009


more info: poster

Diverse Solutions in a Global Environment

March 5-8, 2008

SNAG Conference
Savannah College of Art and Design

Savannah, GA

more info:


In her talk, "Conspirators in the Studio:the gift of unlikely collaborators", Deb Todd Wheeler talks about her work and her varied experiences in different collaborations, which include scientists, insects, ghosts, musicians, communities and children. She will explore how the collaborative experience confounds the control freak in all of us, and leads us to develop a respect for the unknown.


the apparent displacement or the difference in apparent direction of an object as seen from two different points…

Saturday October 27th 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Tower Bldg.
621 Huntington Ave. Boston, MA 02115

more info:




Jesse Pearlman Karlsberg + Deb Todd Wheeler

WHEN: February 15, 7 pm
WHERE: Art Interactive 130 Bishop Allen Drive Cambridge, MA

more info:


recent exhibits :

Body Prop

University of Northern IowaCedar Falls, IowaSeptember 29-October 26, 2008



more info: UNI Art Galleries

Consumer Garden

Allston Skirt Gallery

April 4-May 17, 2008

reception: April 4 5-8pm

more info:


In Situ

Sandra and David Bakalar Gallery

Massachusetts College of Art Boston, MA
October 15–December 7, 2007

more info:

Massachusetts College of Art exhibtions calendar

Picture Show

March 30- May 6, 2007

Photographic Resource Center, 832 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215. 617.975.0600

more info:



Big, Red and Siny by Matt Nash

Boston Globe by Mark Feeney

photo: Jeremius Paul

Live Experiments in Human Energy Exchange

The Gallery at Green Street October 28- December 14, 2007 141 Green Street Jamaica Plain, MA

more info: http://www.greenstreetgallery.org/deb.todd.wheeler.html

order catalog: http://www.lulu.com/content/2276762


Art in America, May 2007 (click to read) by Ann Wilson Lloyd

Journal of Aesthetic Research by Greg Cook

Big Red and Shiny: by Carolyn Franklin

The Boston Globe by Cate McQuaid

Art617: by Greg Shea

The Boston Phoenix by Randi Hopkins