Our Concord Art Teachers
Born in Warsaw, Poland Ania Gilmore received her BFA with honors in Graphic Design from Massachusetts College of Art and Design, studied printmaking, book arts and fibers at the Rhode Island School of Design, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and at the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in Maine. Her portfolio includes works on paper, artist books, fiber art and mixed-media. Ania is a Co-Founder of New England Book Artists (NEBA) founded in 2020. Ania worked as an educator and an independent curator in the US and internationally. She curated Book Art the world of limitless and Nothing twice (Nic dwa razy) exhibitions at ArtSpace Gallery in Maynard MA, Resonance: books in time in Rochester Public Library, Rochester NY, Resonance: books in time II in Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville MA, Correspondence 9th International Book Art Festival in Poland, Joy of Freedom in Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences of America in New York. Currently Ania Gilmore is curating along with Malgorzata Oakes an international exhibition FREEDOM Project that will be traveling from 2023-26.
In 2014 Ania was an invited artist to Gallery Nori in Jeju Island, Korea; in 2017 had a Solo Exhibition in Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul, Korea, in 2014, 2016, 2018 and 2023 her work was shown at the Bojagi Forum and Chojun Textile & Quilt Art Museum in Seoul, Korea, and also in From Lausanne to Beijing International Fiber Art Biennale in Tsinghua University Art Museum in Beijing, China. As an awarded artist of 2016 Excellence in Fibers by Fiber Art Now magazine her work was shown at the New Bedford Art Museum. Ania’s work was featured in Art New England magazine, Woodstock magazine, Fiber Art Now magazine, published in the Artistry in Fiber: Wearable Art book by Anne Lee, and E. Ashley Rooney, The Collection of Polish Book Art from the 20th to the 21st Century at the Musashino Art University Museum in Tokyo, Japan, awarded Artscope Magazine Centerfold in May/June 2015, included in 1,000 Artists’ Books: Exploring the Book as Art book by Peter and Donna Thomas, and The Creators of the Image of Polonia by Fundacja Sedeka in Warsaw, Poland. Her works are in public and private collections in Australia, Austria, Canada, France, Germany, Hungry, Iraq, Japan, Korea, Lithuania, Monaco, Poland, Romania, Russia, Switzerland, UK, Ukraine, and USA.
Culture Avenue Article (LINK: https://www.cultureave.com/piekno-i-elegancja-papierowe-arcydziela-ani-gilmore-z-bostonu/)
Boston Voyager interview (LINK: http://bostonvoyager.com/interview/meet-ania-gilmore)
Teaching at Concord Art in Fall 2023:
Joomchi: Practicing Gratitude through Wearable Art