Drew University, Madison, New Jersey, and New York City, Semester on Contemporary Art, 1968
DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana, BA Fine Arts, 1969
Pratt Printmaking Institute, New York, New York, 1970
University of New Mexico, printmaking, 1999-2003, 2017 Taos, New Mexico

Museum Exhibitions

The Harwood Museum, Work by Women: The Harwood Collection, Taos, New Mexico 2018
Taos Art Museum at Fechin House, Pressing Through Time: 100 Years of Printmaking, Taos, New Mexico 2015-16
Ernest Blumenschein Museum, Taos, New Mexico, printmaking invitational, 2010
Carlsbad Museum, Carlsbad, New Mexico, Impression: Ten Years of Printmaking at UNM-Taos, 2008
Amarillo Museum of Art, Amarillo, Texas, 12x12 exhibition, 2005
Foothills Art Center, Golden, Colorado, 35th Anniversary Exhibition, invitational, 2003
The Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, Oklahoma, Moving Mountains: Frank and Zaring, 2002
The Harwood Museum, Taos, New Mexico, Moving Mountains: Frank and Zaring 2002
Foothills Art Center, Golden, Colorado, Moving Mountains: Frank and Zaring, 2002
The Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Expressions in High Color, 2001
Eiteljorg Museum, Indiana Collects the West, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1994
Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Contemporary Landscapes, 1992-93
The Headley-Whitney Museum, Lexington, Kentucky, Southwest Visions, 1992
Carlsbad Museum and Art Center, Carlsbad, New Mexico, Sculpture and Prints, 1986
The Harwood Foundation Museum, University of New Mexico, The Taos Seven, 1986
Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, Kansas, Four Women from Taos, 1986

Selected Exhibitions


Outside the Lines, group exhibit, The Philip Bareiss Gallery, 2018, 2020, 2021, 2022
SUBVERSIVE, group invitational, STUDIO107-B, Taos, NM, 2019

A Study in Contrast, Two-person Exhibit with Barbara Zaring and Melinda Littlejohn, Total Arts, Taos, NM, 2018
Be Our Guest, Two-person Exhibit with Barbara Zaring and Hiroshi Murata, Total Arts Gallery, Taos, NM, 2017
Reimaging Landscape, One-person exhibit, The Encore Gallery, TCA, Taos, NM 2016
The PASEO, outdoor installation project, Taos, New Mexico, 2015
TAOS NOW, juried exhibit at the Taos Center for the Arts, Taos, New Mexico, 2015                                      
Total ArtsGallery, Two Person Show, Taos, New Mexico, 2012 and 2013                                                 Taos Contemporary, Denver Colorado, 2012                                                      
Harrington Brown Gallery, FRAGMENTS; Poets and Artists, Memphis, Tennessee, 2011
Space Gallery, 11th Year Retrospective, Denver, Colorado, 2011
Harrington Brown, Two Rivers, two-person exhibition, Memphis, Tennessee, 2011
Space Gallery, TAYU Exhibit Painted Word, Painted World, Denver, Colorado, 2010
Total Arts Gallery, Three Women Artists from Taos, Taos, New Mexico, 2010
The Richard E. Peeler Art Center, ARW Exhibition, DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana, 2009
Fenix Gallery, Uncharted Territory, one-person exhibition, Taos, New Mexico, 2007
Panza Verde Gallery, En El Otro Mundo, Antiqua, Guatemala, 2006

Total Arts Gallery, Labyrinth, one-person exhibition, Taos, New Mexico, 2004
Total Arts Gallery, Metamorphosis, one-person exhibition, Taos, New Mexico, 2002
The Cooper Young Gallery, Thirteen Paintings, one-person exhibition, Memphis, Tennessee, 2001
Grand Canyon National Park, A Century of Grand Canyon Art, invitational exhibition, Arizona, 2000
Total Arts Gallery, Over the Edge, one-person exhibition, Taos, New Mexico, 2000
The NEW Gallery, NEW/Work, one-person exhibition, Houston, Texas, 1997
Eisenhauer Gallery, First Showing, Block Island, Rhode Island, 1996
Total Arts Gallery, Navigating Landscape, one-person exhibition, Taos. New Mexico. 1996
Cogswell Gallery, Peaks and Valleys, one-person exhibition, Vail, Colorado, 1995
Total Arts Gallery, Four Seasons, one-person exhibition, Taos, New Mexico, 1994
Russell Senate Rotunda, Live From Taos, invitational, Washington, D.C., 1991
The NEW Gallery, Big Color,  two-person exhibition, Houston, Texas. 1991
Americana West Gallery, Landscapes West, two person show, Washington, DC, 1989
Americana West Gallery, Spider Rock, three person exhibition, Washington, DC, 1988
The NEW Gallery, New Landscapes, New Mexico, Houston, Texas, 1985
The NEW Gallery, Woodcuts and Paintings, one person exhibition, Taos, New Mexico, 1983
Stables Art Center, Work Since Motherhood, Taos, New Mexico, 1981
Stables Art Center, New Member Show, Taos, New Mexico, 1979

Honors and Awards

The Taos Journal of International Poetry and Art, featured artist  March 2015

Director's Choice for Best New Artist, Cowgirl Up!, Wickenburg, AZ, 2014

Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award, DePauw University, Greencastle, 2010-11

Artist-in-Residence , Yosemite Renaissance, Yosemite National Park, California, 2003 and 2004

Portfolio Project, Harwood Museum, Taos, New Mexico, 2003

Art in the Embassies Program, U.S. Department of State, Zagreb, Croatia, "Sedona Diptych" exhibiting 2001-2003

Music From Angel Fire, Program cover art and poster, Angel Fire, New Mexico, 2002

Taos Invites Taos, Best of Show —Abstract, Taos, New Mexico, 2001
New Mexico Magazine, "Expressionist Landscapes'; Calendar, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1998
Bravo! Music Festival at Vail. Program cover art and poster. Vail, Colorado, 1990
Music From Angel Fire, Program cover art and poster. Angel Fire, New Mexico, 1991
Taos Spring Arts, Festival lithograph and cover art, Taos, New Mexico, 1991
The Stables Open Awards Show, Peoples Choice Award, Taos, New Mexico, 1995
Denver Symphony. Program cover art. Denver, Colorado, 1988
El Paso Community Foundation, Cover Art, El Paso, Texas, 1987

Women Artists of the American West, Susan Ressler, McFarland Publishing,
Women Who Paint the West, Alyce Frank and Barbara Zaring., Purdue University (electronic publication)
Art of the American West, Caroline Linscott and Julie Christiansen-Dull, Rockport Publishers, Inc. Gloucester, Massachusetts, 1999
The Artist and the American Landscape, John Driscoll and Arnold Skolnick, First Glance Books/ Chameleon Books, Cobb, California, 1998
The Majesty of the Grand Canyon, 150 Years in Art, Joni L. KInsey, Arnold Skolnick, editor, First Glance Books/Chameleon Books, Cobb. California, 1998
Leading the West: One Hundred Contemporary Painters and Sculptors, Donald Hagerty, Northland Publishing, 1997
A Relationship Runs Through It: The Psychological Landscape of Women's Creative Expression, Kate M. O'Neill. Ph D., Harvard University, 1997
Living Color, A Writer Paints Her World, Natalie Goldberg, Bantam Press, New York, 1997
Places of Spirit, Canyon de Chelly, Don Hagerty, Gibbs Smith Publishing, Layton, Utah, 1996Paintings of the Southwest, Clarkson Potter Publishers/Chameleon Books, New York, 1994

The Back of the Sky, online music album by Susan Berman, 2017
Beyond Elsewhere, Gabriel Arnou-Laujeac, translated by Helene Cardona, 2016
The Norton Reader, Tenth Edition, W. W. Norton & Co, N.Y. & London, Cover art, 2000
Cultivating the Mind of Love, Thich Nhat Hanh, Parallax Press, Berkeley, California, Cover Art, 1995
Banana Rose, Natalie Goldberg, Bantam Press, New York, Cover Art, 1995

“Uncharted Territory”, Santa Fean Magazine, September, 2007
Gangelhoff, Bonnie, “Dispatches”, Southwest Art, September, 2007
Curtis Waters, “Adaptation To The Journey”, Taos Magazine, August 2007
Romancito, Rick, “Labyrinth”, The Taos News, August, 2004
MacMillan, Kyle, “Taos Art Today Vibrant”, Denver Post, August, 2002
Silver, Leda, “Moving Mountains”, Southwest Art, February, 2002
Romancito, Rick, "Full Circle" The Taos News, May 2000
Gangelhoff, Bonnie, "The Road Home" Southwest Art Magazine, February, 1998
Cline, Lynn, "Landscapes Inspire Distinguished Artists" New Mexico Magazine, July, 1998
Brown, Margaret L., "How Taos Really Looks" Southwest Art Magazine, September, 1997
Batz, Laura, "Noted Expressionist Artist" Vail Daily, July, 1995
Romancito, Rick, "Four Seasons, Zaring Expressive, Still, Contemplative" The Taos News, 1994
Silver, Leda, "Success, Gratitude Find Taos Artist" Albuquerque Journal, June 2,1992
Floria, Barbara, "Artist Profile" Vitality Magazine, Oct. 1992, Jan. 1991, Oct. 1990
Atwater, Beverly, "Bold Vivid Colors Embrace Print, The Taos News, May, 1991
Rawlings, Irene M.K., "Destination Southwest" Antiques and Fine Art, July-Aug., 1991
Chadwick, Susan, "Artists Look Out the Windows For Inspiration,"' Houston Post, December, 1991
Bell, David, "Taos Art Less Slick" Albuquerque Journal, April 26,1990
Gillespie, Nancy, "Outer and Inner Realities" DePauw Alumnus Magazine, 1990
Gillespie, Nancy, "Barbara Zaring Thayer" Southwest Art Magazine, December 1989