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Solo Exhibitions and Collaborative Performances

2019 Lost Things - Collaborative work with artist Emmett Ramstad, WE Series curated by Deidre Huckabay and Lia Kohl, Elastic Arts, Chicago, Illinois

2017 Escapisms - Collaborative work with Composer Samuel Scranton, WE Series curated by Deidre Huckabay and Lia Kohl, Elastic Arts, Chicago, Illinois

2016 Hololith - Collaborative Work with Composer Samuel Scranton for Mocrep, Mana Contemporary, Chicago, Illinois

2016 Hololith - Collaborative Work with Composer Samuel Scranton for Mocrep, Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, Chicago, Illinois

2014 The Sentimentalist - Free Range, Chicago, Illinoisv

2013 Forever Plus: New Work By Molly Roth - Lillstreet Art Center, Annex Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

2010 Good Night, Children. We’re In The Arms of the Great Lover. -
(collaborative installation with sound artist/composer Samuel Scranton)
Art of This, Minneapolis, MN

2009 A Story About Some People Changing - galleryHOMELAND, Portland, OR

2008 Information Sickness and Time Fever - Thomas Barry Fine Art, Minneapolis, MN 


Invited Exhibitions and Publication/Print Work

2018 - Firsts and Starts: Art Making as a New Mother - Roman Susan, Chicago, Illinois

2017 Print Project Chicago: CPS - a collaborative effort organized by artists Amy and Andrew Falkowski designed to produce Risograph editions in support of organizations in need of funding. All proceeds from this edition will go toward Chicago Public Schools.

2017 DIDACTIC, A selection of Texts and Images on the Occasion of Syntax Season - Curated by Elisabeth Smith and Michael Milano, Published by PRINTtEXT, Indianapolis, Indiana

2015 Expo Chicago, Hyde Park Art Center Booth, Chicago, IL

2015 Martin & Brocket, Los Angeles, CA

2015 Diligence is to Magic As Progress is to Flight, Mana Contemporary, Chicago, IL Collaborative Installation and Image Projection with Composers Katherine Young and Austin Wulliman and Parlour Tapes+

2014 Diligence is to Magic As Progress is to Flight, Constellation, Chicago, IL
Collaborative Installation and Image Projection with Composers Katherine Young and Austin Wulliman and Parlour Tapes+

2014 Featured Artist, The Gala Chicago, City Point Lofts, Chicago, IL

2013 Craft/Work, Beauty and Brawn Gallery, Chicago, IL

2013 Front and Center, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, Illinois

2013 Text, Prøve Gallery, Duluth, Minnesota

2013 Artwork6, SAIC Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, Illinois

2011 Northern Spark Festival, Minneapolis, MN

2011 Material Matters in conjunction with Confluence, the 2011 International Surface Design Association Conference, Minneapolis, MN

2010  PDX Contemporary Art: Window Project, Portland, OR

2010 Golden Auxilary Space, Chicago, Illinois

2010 Anthem, Babelkunst, Trondheim, Norway

2010 Amateur Hour, 285 Quincy Street, Brooklyn, NY

2010 Common Sense: Art and the Quotidian, Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN

2009 My Strawberry Roan: New Art From America
Finnish Academy of Fine Art, Helsinki, Finland

2009 Threaded, Gallery 51, North Hampton, MA

2009 Good Hustle, Nationale, Portland, OR

2009 The Audacity of Art, Version Festival, Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago, IL

2009 Paradigm Shift, MCAD Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2008 Meander, The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN

2007 Yours Truly, Main Gallery, Las Vegas, NV

2007 Urban Fabric, Traffic Zone, Minneapolis, MN

2007 Most Curatorial Biennial in the Universe, Apex Art,New York, NY

2007 SAD: Illuminating a Northern View of Darkness
Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN 


Selected Juried Exhibitions

2007 - 2009 Art Shanty Projects, Medicine Lake, MN

2007 Group Exhibition, Soo Visual Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

2007 This Mango is Now an IPod, The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN

2007 Made@MCAD, MCAD Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2006 Untitled 5, Soo Visual Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

2005 Dedicated to You: A Show for Ex-Lovers 
Pacific Switchboard, Portland, OR

2003 The Modern Zoo
Portland Institute for the Advancement of Culture, Portland, OR


Collections

Private Collection of Kristina Fancisco, New York, NY Private Collection of Jay Swanson, Minneapolis, MN
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN 
Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN 
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR


Bibliography

2017 DIDACTIC, A Selection of Texts and Images on the Occassion of Syntax Season, Curated by Elisabeth Smith & Michael Milano, Published by PRINTtEXT, February, 2017

2010 Jeff Jahn, Roth, Nagy and Fenker Alt-Space Explorations, Portlandart.net, January 25, 2010

2008 Mary Abbe, Bunnies, Bathers and Bows, Star Tribune, June 6, 2008

2008 Andy Sturdevant, ARP! Art Review and Preview, Collecting and Collection, Summer 2008

2008 Michael Fallon, Meander, Art Papers, July/August 2008

2008 Collier White, Multipurpose, The Rake, June 16, 2008

2007 Mary Abbe, Art: Inventive SAD show is anything but, Star Tribune, June 7, 2007

2007 Susannah Schouweiler, Zoom In: Molly Roth The Rake: 10,000 Artists, May 2007

2007 Sara Miller, Fruitalicious, Minnesota Daily, April 26, 2007

2007 Susannah Schouweiler, Zoom In: Installation Artist Molly Roth
Access + Engage: All the World's a Stage, Issue 14.1, February 8, 2007

2006 Alex Starace Local Conficence: "Untitled V" at Soo VAC, July 17, 2006

2003 Jon Raymond The Modern Zoo, Art Forum, PICKS 2003

2003 Jeff Jahn We Can Be Heros: Wagner, Finneran and the Modern Zoo, August 2003


Other Professional Activities

2014 to present - Associate Director of Faculty Affairs, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2019 Artist-In-Residence, The Future, Minneapolis, MN

2019 Artist-In-Residence, Roger Brown House, New Buffalo, Michigan

2018 Panelist with curator Diane Mullen (Weisman Art Museum) and artist Emmett Ramstad for Ramstad’s exhibition Laying In Wait, Hair & Nails Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2018 Visiting Lecturer, University of Minnesota

2016 Artist-In-Residence, Roger Brown House, New Buffalo, Michigan

2014 Visiting Artist, Advanced Typography, DePaul University, Chicago, IL

2014 Panelist: Continuing Conversations: The Past, Present & Future of the Art vs Craft Debate, 
Beauty and Brawn Gallery, Chicago, IL

2014 Artist-in-Residence, Roger Brown House, New Buffalo, Michigan

2013 Artist-In-Residence, Center Program, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL 

2013 Artist-In-Residence, Roger Brown House, New Buffalo, Michigan

2013 Instructor/Studio Monitor, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, Illinois

2012 Visiting Artist, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2010 Artist-In-Residence, Roger Brown House, New Buffalo, Michigan

2008 Guest Lecturer, The Soap Factory, May, 2008

2007 Teaching Assistant, Body Eclectic, Minneapolis College of Art and Design

2007 Guest Lecturer, Weisman Art Museum, July 2007 

2007 Guest Lecturer, Soap Factory, May 2007 

2006 Guest Lecturer, Minneapolis College of Art and Design 

2006 Guest Lecturer, The College of St. Benedict

2013 Instructor/Studio Monitor, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, Illinois

2012 Visiting Artist, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2010 Artist-In-Residence, Roger Brown House, New Buffalo, Michigan

2008 Guest Lecturer, The Soap Factory, May, 2008

2007 Teaching Assistant, Body Eclectic, Minneapolis College of Art and Design

2007 Guest Lecturer, Weisman Art Museum, July 2007 

2007 Guest Lecturer, Soap Factory, May 2007 

2006 Guest Lecturer, Minneapolis College of Art and Design 

2006 Guest Lecturer, The College of St. Benedict

 


Education

2007 Minneapolis College of Art & Design - Minneapolis, MN 
MFA, Visual Studies

2004 Portland State University - Portland, OR 
BA, Drawing/Painting/Printmaking - cum laude