Bio / CV


2016 Between here and now, Castor Gallery, New York, New York
2015 (Un)governed Spaces (catalog), Schmucker Gallery, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
2014 (Un)governed Spaces, Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont
2013 Highway (catalog), Flashpoint Gallery, Washington, DC
2013 (Un)governed Spaces, Republic Gallery, Paris, France
2010 Spring Solos, Arlington Art Center, Arlington, Virginia


2016 Segundo Gran Bienal Tropical, Piñones, Puerto Rico
2016 FinallyCastor Gallery, New York, New York
2016 Centennial Exhibition, Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum, Bronx, New York
2016 Summer show of New York artists, Coburn Projects, London
2016 Plein air painting, Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum, Bronx, New York
2016 Plan de Evasión, La Tunca Fundaçion, Project Room, ArteBA Art Fair, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2016 Rutas de escape / Nuevas Cartografias, El Mirador Espacio, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2016 (Un)governed Spaces, Aligarh University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
2015 Seeing the Elephant, Sandra and David Bakalar Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, Massachusetts
2014 Road Trip: The American Landscape through the Windshield, Brattleboro Art Museum, Brattleboro, Vermont
2014 Select, Washington Project for the Arts, Artisphere Gallery, Washington, DC
2013 Dialogue: Past, Present, Future, The College of New Jersey Art Gallery, Ewing, New Jersey
2013 Art With Atmosphere, Arizona Children’s Museum, Mesa, Arizona
2012 Washington Realism, Carroll Square Gallery, Washington, DC
2011 Wet Paint, Southern Ohio Museum of Art, Portsmouth, Ohio
2011 On the road, Arlington Art Center, Arlington, Virginia
2011  Drive by, Project 4 Gallery, Washington, DC
2010 The roads they traveled, Arthuna Temple Site, Arthuna, Rajasthan, India
2009 Seven Perspectives, Peter Stremmel Gallery, Reno, Nevada
2009 Introductions, Hidell Brooks Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina
2008 Bridge Art Fair, Kidder Smith Gallery, Miami, Florida
2008 On the street, Kingston Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
2008 Arthouse, Lowell, Massachusetts
2007 Holyoke Center Exhibitions, Harvard University, Cambridge Massachusetts
2007 Susan Eley Fine Art, New York, New York
2006 Particular Places, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, Connecticut
2005 Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, New York
2005 Red, University Place Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts


2016 La Tunca Foundation Residency and Site Project, Argentina
2015 Ucross Foundation Residency, Ucross, Wyoming
2015 La Tunca Foundation Residency, El Salvador
2013, 2014 MUSE Fellowship, The College of New Jersey
2010 – 2011 Fulbright-Nehru Senior Research Award, Council for International Exchange of Scholars
2011 Hybrid Art Projects Residency, El Zonte, El Salvador
2010 Sanskriti Kendra Residency Fellowship, Delhi, India
2010 American Scandinavian Foundation Artist Grant
2010 Royal Norwegian Embassy in Washington, DC, Artist Grant
2010 Sandarbh International Residency, Partapur, Banswara (Rajasthan), India
2009 Neerja Modi International Art Camp Fellowship, Jaipur, India
2009 Saint Botolph Club Foundation Emerging Artist Award
2004 Stonehouse Residency for the Contemporary Arts, Miramonte, California


Edvinas Bruzas (Editor). Water Journal, No. 2. 2017.
Thomas D. O’Connor (Editor). Mohawk Maker Quarterly #11, Spring 2017.
Lee, Andy. “Gregory Thielker paints hyperrealist vistas of life and weather.” Provenance Magazine (AUS), August 22, 2016.
Alderson, Rob. “Gregory Thielker: Under the unminding sky” WeTransfer, June 15, 2016.
Miller, Ben. “On now: ArteBA 2016” Argentina Independent, May 20, 2016.
Showing: Gregory Thielker – “Between Here and Now” @ Castor Gallery” Arrested Motion, March 28, 2016.
Eric Nebe (Editor). Vein Magazine (Spain), Issue No. 6, March, 2016.
Gregory Thielker.” Artists and Illustrators (UK), March 2016 issue.
Sasha Bogojev. “Studio Visit: Gregory Thielker’s Paintings of Roads Through Rainy Car Windows.” Hi-Fructose, February 17, 2016.
Kathryn Bromwich. “Painting the view from a rainy-day road trip – in pictures.” The Guardian, January 16, 2016.
“Greatest Hyperrealistic Artists of 2015.” Buzzfeed, September 30, 2015.
Meghan O’Donnell. “Afghanistan brought to Schmucker art gallery.” The Gettysburgian, September 16, 2015.
David Jorgensen. “Panorama of Afghanistan displayed at Gettysburg College.” The Evening Sun, September 9, 2015.
“Celebrate India at The Bakalar & Paine Galleries at MassArt in Boston.” INDIA New England, September 8, 2015.
Emilie Sandoz-Voyer (Editor). From Rain to Rainbows. San Francisco: Chronicle, 2015. Print.
Laura Casely. “Photorealistic Paintings Highlight The Beauty Of Something Completely Ordinary.” ViralNova, November 23, 2014.
Jane Lindholm. “Art and Anthropology in Afghanistan.” Vermont Public Radio (National Public Radio), Nov. 20, 2014. (interview)
Sebastian Smee. “Week ahead: Theater – Arts.” The Boston Globe. November 12, 2014.
John Seven. “(Un)governed Spaces at Bennington College maps Afghanistan in photos and stories,” The Berkshire Eagle, October 23, 2014.
Giulia Mattioli. “Il realismo dell’illustrazione.” La Stampa, June 27, 2014.
Noah Coburn. “Conflict, Post-conflict, Pre-conflict: Afghan Fears about 2014,” Cultural Anthropology, March, 2014 (illustration).
Noah Coburn. “Afghanistan is a Mess and Other Lies that You Have Been Told,” Anthropology News, June, 2013 (illustration).
Maura Judkis. “Non-Smithsonian exhibits for ‘nonessential’ workers during the government shutdown.” The Washington Post. October 1, 2013.
Sophie Gilbert. “Editor’s Pick: The Best Washington Art Shows and Events in September.” Washingtonian, September 4, 2013.
Lauren Landau. “Art beat with Lauren Landau, September 23.” WAMU 88.5 (National Public Radio), September 23, 2013.
Axelle Simon.  “(Un)governed Spaces: La mémoire vive d’Afghanistan du duo Gregory Thielker et Noah Coburn.”, September 17, 2013.
Radiomarais. “(Un)governed Spaces- Interview de Benjamin @ Republic Gallery.”, September 17, 2013.
Heben Nigatu. “27 Stunning Works of Art You Wont Believe Aren’t Photographs.” Buzzfeed,June 4, 2013.
Jamaal Abdul-Alim. “Diverse in India: Fulbright Scholar Sketches Scenes along Superhighway Between Delhi, Kolkata.,” Diverse Issue in Higher Education, September 9, 2011.
Mark Jenkins. “Gallery Opening: Drive by,” The Washington Post, February 4, 2011.
John Edgar Wideman. “Always raining somewhere, said Jim Johnson,” p. 65, Harper’s Magazine, February, 2011 (illustration).
Pierluigi Pisa. “I paesaggi vivono nei finestrini dell’auto,” La Repubblica, Italy. October 19, 2010.
Max Read. “These are not photographs,”, October 15, 2010.
“Weekly art websites: Paintings so real-looking you won’t believe they weren’t taken with a camera,” The Independent, UK,  June 29, 2010.
New American Paintings, South Edition, Issue 88, 2010.
Abhilasha Singh. “When water is a theme,” India Daily News and Analysis, India, December 27, 2009.
Megan Berner. “Magnificent Seven,” Reno News & Review, November 26, 2009.
Studio Visit Magazine, Vol. 3, Open Studio Press, 2009.
Cate McQuaid. “Seeing Red,” The Boston Globe, January 11, 2006.


2015 Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
2015 University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
2015 Scripps College, Claremont, California
2015 Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
2014 Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont
2014 Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire
2014 George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia,
2013 American University, Washington, DC
2013 George Washington University, Washington, DC
2012 University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut
2012 The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey
2010 College of Art, Delhi University, New Delhi, India,
2010 Tajasvini Mahila College, Partapur, Rajasthan, India
2009 Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, Massachusetts (critic)
2009 Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine
2007, 2012 Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington
2006 Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts
2004, 2005 Culver-Stockton College, Canton, Missouri


2012 – 2015 Assistant Professor of Art, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey
2006 – 2009 Adjunct Studio Art Professor, Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts


2005 Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, MFA in Painting
2002 Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, BA in Art History with Honors