BS – 1986 Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI. Teaching Certificates for Art and Industrial Arts.

MFA – 1990 University of Wisconsin – Madison. Painting and Sculpture.


2005 – 2010. Assistant Professor. Old Dominion University Art Department, Norfolk, VA.

2010- Present Associate Professor. Old Dominion University Art Department.


2016- Gullkistan Center for Creativity, Laugarvartn, Iceland one month residency

2008 – Old Dominion University Faculty Summer Research Grant.

2007 – Will’s Creek Survey. Allegheny Arts Council, Cumberland, MD. Ann De Vaughn Award.

2007 – Rawls Museum, Courtland, VA. Robert Riddick Award.

2006 – Down East Sculpture Exhibition. New Bern, NC. First Place Award.

2001 – Slocumb Gallery: 16th Annual Juried Exhibition. East Tennessee State University, Johnson City. Juror’s Award.

1998 – Eighth Anniversary Exhibition. The Sculpture Center, Cleveland, OH. Juror’s Award.

1997 – Slowinski Gallery, NYC. Jury Prize.

1994 – Wisconsin Arts Board. Individual Artist Fellowship.

1993 – Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission, Madison, WI. Individual Artist Fellowship.


9/16-  Earthbound/Ethereal Nexus. Turchin Art Center. Appalachian State University, Boone NC.

8/15- Transmissive Morphology DeVos Museum of Art Northern Michigan University, Marquette MI.

8/14- Speculative Conveyance Class of 1912 Gallery, Emory and Henry College, Emory VA.

2/14- Polymorphic Conveyance Park Bank Gallery, Clermont College, Batavia, OH

3/13- Mobile Conveyances Riverviews Artspace. Craig Pleasants, curator Lynchburg, VA

1/13- Polymorphic Conveyance. Vis Arts, Gibb St. Gallery Rockville, MD

02/11-Saratoga Arts, Saratoga Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY

09/10- Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach VA

12/09 – Mayer Fine Art, Norfolk, VA.

11/05 – Progressive Compulsive: Hybrid Sculpture. The Selden Gallery, Norfolk, VA.

10/05 – Glover Gallery, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA.

04/04 – Surf, Turf and Vapor. Adleta Gallery, Canaanville, OH.

05/03 – Rosewood Art Center, Kettering, OH.

06/02 – Ohio Art League. Curated by Rebecca Ibel. Columbus, OH.

10/99 – Speculative Naval Architecture. The Sculpture Center, Cleveland, OH.

02/95 – Hennepin County Community College, Minneapolis, MN.

11/94 – Class of 1925 Gallery, University of Wisconsin – Madison.

05/94 – Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago, IL.

05/92 – Wisconsin Academy of Arts and Sciences Gallery, Madison, WI.

02/91 – Geometry Gallery, Minneapolis, MN.

05/90 – MFA Thesis Exhibition. University of Wisconsin Art Department, Madison, WI


2/16- Native. Work Release. Curated by Charlotte Potter and Gayle Foreman

1/15 End Transmission.  Nobile and Admundsen. Norfolk VA

7/13- Radius 250 Artspace. Richmond VA

12/12- Aqua Art Miami, with Mayer Fine Art, Miami FL

1/12- LA Art Fair, Modern and Contemporary. LA CA.

11/11- Red Dot Art Fair, Art Basel with Mayer Fine Art. Miami. FL

05/11- Affordable Art Fair with Mayer Fine Art NY, NY

02/11- Cube Gallery, Phenomenon Ottawa, Ontario Canada

12/10- Red Dot Art Fair, Art Basel with Mayer Fine Art. Miami FL

04/09 – Apparent/Transparent. Selden Gallery, Norfolk, VA.

01/08 – Tria Gallery, New York, NY.

09/07 – Talent 2007. Allan Stone Gallery, New York, NY.

09/07 – Will’s Creek Survey. Allegany Arts Council, Cumberland, MD.

06/07 – National Juried Exhibition. Rawls Museum, Courtland, VA.

06/07 – National Spring Open. Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA.

05/07 – Radius 250. Artspace, Richmond, VA. Ragan Cole-Cunningham, Juror.

09/06 – Biennial.  Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, VA. Tony Hepburn, Juror.

04/06 – Arts Centre of York, York, PA. Juried Show.

02/06 – A Tea Party of Unusual Proportions. Rawls Museum of Art, Courtland, VA.

10/05 – Beyond Tomorrow.  South Bend Regional Museum of Art, South Bend, IN.

09/04 – Forests of Froth. Shircliff Gallery, Vincennes University, Vincennes, IN. Two person show with Jim Fike.


12/03 – Christmas Show at St. Pancras Chambers. London, UK.

09/03 – Appalachian Corridors. Clay Center, Charleston, WVA. Eleanor Heartney, Juror.

06/02 – Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts Faculty Exhibition. Gatlinburg, TN.

04/02 – Huber Gallery, Shippensburg State University, Shippensburg, PA. Robert    Fishko, Forum Gallery, Juror.

02/02 – Ohio University School of Art Faculty Exhibition. Kennedy Museum, Athens, OH.

06/01 – Summer Show.  Rebecca Ibel Gallery, Columbus, OH.

02/01 – Slocumb Gallery 16th National Exhibition. Selden Gallery, Norfolk, VA. Juried Show.

06/00 – Three Rivers Art Festival, Pittsburgh, PA.

02/00 – Ohio University School of Art Faculty Show. The Kennedy Museum,

Athens, OH.

07/98 – Summer Show. Ibel-Simeonov Gallery, Columbus, OH.

06/98 – Eighth Anniversary Exhibition. The Sculpture Center, Cleveland, OH.

09/97 – Group Show. Slowinski Gallery International Showcase, New York, NY.

02/96 – MAC Ten Faculty Exhibition. Bowling Green State University, OH.

11/95 – S.O.F.A. Invitational. Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago, IL.

10/94 – Crossman Gallery. University of Wisconsin – Whitewater.

03/94 – Group Show. Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, WI.

06/93 – Cooperstown Art Association. Cooperstown, NY. Ivan Karp, Juror.

06/93 – Group Show. Abimo Gallery, Chicago, IL.

02/93 – Group Show. Limner Gallery, New York, NY.

09/92 – Alumni Exhibition. Lee Hall Gallery, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI.


07/92 – Viridian Gallery, New York, NY. Elizabeth Sussman, Juror.

06/92 – Group Show. Zoller Gallery, Penn State University, State College, PA.

06/91 – Wisconsin Biennial. Marquette University – Milwaukee, WI. Jurors: Alice Aycock, Holly Solomon, Joel Peter Witkin.

06/90 – Chiaroscuro Gallery, Chicago, IL.

01/90 – Big Ten Graduate Painting Exhibition. Milwaukee Institute of Art and     Design, Milwaukee, WI.

07/89 – Wisconsin Biennial. Rahr-West Museum of Art, Manitowoc, WI.


Hahn, Loeser, Parks Law Firm, Cleveland, OH.

Kennedy Museum of Art, Athens, OH.

Dennis Mahr Law Firm, Sioux City, IA.

Lee Hall Gallery, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI.


An image of my work has been published in 500 Cabinets Lark Books, Publisher


Jenkins, Mark, Review of Solo Exhibition at Vis Arts The Washington Post Feb. 7th ‘13

De Julio Betsy, Review of Solo at Mayer Fine Art in Veer Magazine, January 2010

DeJulio, Betsy. Review of Peninsula Fine Arts Center Biennial, Portfolio Weekly.   October 20, 2008.

Annas, Teresa. Review of John R. G. Roth’s “Progressive Compulsive.” The Virginian Pilot. November 16, 2006.

Gregorino, Troy..  “Adleta Galleries Hosts Roth.” The Athens Insider.  April  29, 2004.


Rahn-Farrell, Zita.  “John R. G. Roth: Speculative Naval Architecture.” Dialogue. January – February 2000, page 24.

Gehrke, Michael. “Approximately 40 Concepts.” Art Muscle. February 1, 1992, page 8.

Laskin, Tom.  “Eyes on the Prize.” Isthmus. January 7, 1994, page 36.

Putre, Laura.  “Ringo of Fire.”  The Cleveland Free Times. June 24-30, 1998.


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