GRETCHEN MORRISSEY  

EDUCATION

Master of Science, Textile Design and Materials Technology, Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, PA 

Bachelor of Art, Studio Art (Textiles & Ceramics) University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Owner/Designer, Morrissey Design LLC - Custom Textile Design, Natural Dye Specialist, presentation graphics, Illustration 

Textile Design Faculty, Philadelphia, University, Philadelphia, PA 

Textile Design Faculty, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA 

Technical Associate Printing and Dye Studio, Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, PA 

DESIGN CONSULTANT
Book Illustrations, Darwin and the First Grandfather: A Story of Evolution, Co-Authors: Dr. Erika K. Honore’ and Dr. Peter H. Klopfer
North Carolina Botanical Garden -UNC, Plant This-Not That, exhibition design and layout
North Carolina Botanical Garden -UNC, Saving Our Birds, print collateral, exhibition presentation graphics, branding
North Carolina Botanical Garden -UNC, Saving Our Bees, print collateral, exhibition presentation graphics, branding, social media North Carolina Botanical Garden -UNC, Bee-Hold the Humble Pollinator, exhibition presentation graphics, branding, social media North Carolina Botanical Garden -UNC, Botanical Garden Foundation branding, web design, social media
North Carolina Botanical Garden -UNC, Following in the Bartram’s Footsteps, print collateral, exhibition graphics, branding, wayside signage, social media
Custom Textile Design, Persifor Design House, NYC: Resort 2013/2015  
Guest Lecturer, Cotton, Indigo and Natural Dyes, Duke Campus Farm-Duke University, Durham, NC
Guest Lecturer, Solar-plate Etching/Sustainable Printmaking Techniques, Pullen Park Art Center City of Raleigh, Raleigh, NC  
Title and credits design, The Times of our Lives - Brain Cancer Documentary, Co-Producers: Alex Harris & Paula Ehrlich
Guest Lecturer, North Carolina State University, School of Textile Technology and Management (TATM)
Presentation Design , Dr. Peter Klopfer, Professor Emeritus-Duke University Dept. of Biology
Custom Textile Designs, Luxe Surfaces Inc., Dallas, Texas
Custom Textile Designs, Omnova Inc., Charlotte, NC
Custom Textile Designs, Wolf Gordon Inc., NYC
Custom Hand Printed Textile Designs, Office of the President, Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, PA
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum- print collateral, museum exhibit design/installation, wayside signage, Havre de Grace, MD Upper Chesapeake Bay Museum Consortium-graphic design, print collateral, MD 

EXHIBITIONS
PrintSource, NewYork, Textiles and Surface Design, NewYork, NY
Surtex, Textiles and Surface Design, New York, NY
Office of the Mayor, Invitational, Durham, NC (solo)
Artspace, Seed+Nectar+Pollen, Raleigh, NC (solo)
Artspace, Marine Ephemera, Raleigh, NC (solo)
311 West Martin Street Gallery, Underwater, Raleigh, NC (solo)
Durham Art Council, Channel Markers, Durham, NC (solo)
Greenhill Center of Art, Winter Invitational, Edie Carpenter-Juror, Greensboro, NC
Block Gallery, Featured Works from Pullen Park Faculty, Raleigh, NC
Block Gallery, Featured Works from the Municipal Collection City of Raleigh, NC
Liberty Arts, City Farm, Durham, NC
Encaustic Art Institute, National Encaustic Invitational, Juror-Ellen Koment, Cerrillos, NM
Frank Gallery, Give Me Wings, Chapel Hill, NC
National Museum for Women in the Arts, juried work for Gala Auction, Washington, DC
Frank Gallery, Works on Paper Invitational, Barbara Rich-Curator, Chapel Hill, NC
DesignBox, In Print, Beth and Aly Khalifa-Curators, Raleigh, NC
Artspace, In Black & White, Judy Jones and Lia Newman-curators, Raleigh, NC
Block Gallery Inked, artist and guest curator, Raleigh, NC
Artspace, New Works Show, Harriett Green-Juror, Raleigh, NC
Woman Made Gallery, Cross Pollination, Laurel Delany-Juror, Chicago, IL
Fayetteville Technical Community College, Under Pressure, Julie Niskanen Curator, Fayetteville, NC
Cary Town Hall, Big Impressions, Adam Cave-Juror, Cary, NC
311 West Martin Street Gallery, Best of Printmakers of North Carolina, Judy Jones-Curator, Raleigh, NC
Visual Art Exchange, Pulling Prints Together, Raleigh, NC
SECC, Watermark, Whiteville, NC
Goldie Paley Gallery-Moore College of Art and Design, Faculty Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA
The Design Center at Philadelphia University, Faculty Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA
Guild.com, Guild SourceBook 15, Art for the Wall Furniture and Accessories
DaVinci Art Alliance, FIBER, Catherine Pennepaker-curator, Philadelphia, PA
Paley Design Center and Textile Museum, CRAFTED, Philadelphia, PA
American Craft Council Shows
Kemper Museum of Art and Design, Textile Invitational, Kansas City, MO
Cosmopolitan Club, Textile Invitational, Philadelphia, PA