Penna. Academy of Fine Arts, 4-year program in painting and printmaking
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. MSW
Drexel University, Philadelphia, BS
Affiliation: Center For Transformative Action, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY


2014 Installation: “Without The Wall.” Philadelphia City Hall, Philadelphia, PA
2014 Installation: “Art, Alibi, And Anonymous We.”
Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia. PA
2012 “From Confinement/The Waiting”
Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY


2016 Morris Graves Museum, Eureka, CA
2015 Chase Young Gallery, Boston, MA
2014 New Work, March Rosenfeld, Gallery, Phila. PA
2013 Odon Wagner Gallery, Toronto, ONT
2013 Chase Young Gallery, Boston, MA
2013 Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2010 Chase Gallery, Boston, MA
2010 Gallery 71, New York, New York
2009 F.A.N.Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2008 Principle Gallery, Alexandria, VA
2008 Chase Gallery, Boston, MA
2007 Odon Wagner Gallery, Toronto, Ont.
2006 Principle Gallery, Alexandria, VA
2006 F.A.N. Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2005 Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
2004 Odon Wagner Gallery, Toronto, ONT.
2003 Principle Gallery, Alexandria, VA
2003 F.A.N. Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2002 Odon Wagner Gallery, Toronto, ONT
2002 Chase Gallery, Boston, MA
2002 Principle Gallery, Alexandria, VA
2001 F.A.N. Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2000 Chase Gallery, Boston, MA
1999 F.A.N. Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1999 Odon Wagner Gallery, Toronto, ONT
1999 Chase Gallery, Boston, MA
1997 Ibel-Simeonov Gallery, Columbus, OH
1997 F.A.N. Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1996 Odon Wagner Gallery, Toronto, ONT
1995 George Waters Gallery, Elmira College, Elmira,
1995 F.A.N. Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1994 Ibel-Simeonov Gallery, Columbus, OH
1994 Odon Wagner Gallery, Toronto, ONT
1993 F.A.N. Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1992 F.A.N. Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2014 Art in Embassy, American Embassy, Kuwait
2013 West End Gallery, Corning NY
2011 Harroitt Collection Herbert F. Johnson Museum
2011 Principle Gallery, Alexandria, VA
2009 Chase Gallery-4 person show
2001 World Bank, Washington, D.C.
2001 West End Gallery, Corning, New York
2000 Saltonstall Recipients, State of the Art Gallery, Ithaca, NY
1999 West End Gallery, Corning, New York
1995 Re-presenting Representation, Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY, (Invitational)
1995 Entropic Zones: Buildings and Structures of the Contemporary City, Rider University Gallery,
1995 Art Miami, Miami, FL
1994 The Union League Club Chicago, IL
1993 West End Gallery, Corning NY
1993 Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY
1991 Myriad Fine Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA
1991 Mitchner Art Museum, Doylestown, PA
1990 City of Camden, Camden

Museum and Selected Collections

Herbert F. Johnson, Ithaca, NY
Rider College, Trenton, New Jersey
College Board, New York, New York
Arnot Art Museum, Elmira NY


Tompkins County, NY SOS grant for arts, 2016
Puffin Foundation, Ltd. Grant, 2013
Puffin Foundation, Ltd. Grant, 2011
Tompkins Community Art Partnership Painting Grant (2008)
Tompkins Community Art Partnership Printmaking Grant (2001)
Saltonstall Grant (1999)
Henry Scheidt European Travel Grant (1989)
Barnes Foundation Fellowship (1988)
City of Camden Printmaking Award (1988)
Daniel Garber Drawing Award (1988)
Morris Blackburn Printmaking Award (1988)
Pratt Memorial Graphic Award (1988)
Philadelphia Drawing Award (1988)


Rachel Heidenry, “Review of Without the Wall, for the
Odon Wagner Gallery, catalogue, Points Of A Compass; Treacy Ziegler
Melissa Tuckey. “Tenuous Chapel.” Collection of Poems, Cover. ABZ Press. 2013
American Art Collector, September 2010.
Robin Rice, “Life as a House”, Citypaper, November 18, 2009
Andrew Mangravite, “A psychic drama about to unfold,” Broad Street Review, November 14, 2009
Chase Gallery catalogue. 2008.Treacy Ziegler: Migration
Odon Wagner Gallery catalogue, 2007: “ Treacy Ziegler, An Open Window.”
Deborah Cummins. “Counting The Waves.” Collection of Poems, Cover. Word Press. 2006
Andrew Mangravite. “Treacy Ziegler: Film Noir In Living Color.” Broad Street Review. February 2006
Odon Wagner Gallery catalogue, 2004, “Treacy Ziegler: Shadow Play.”
The Georgia Review “Fables of Lights.” Featured artist.
Winter 2003, Vol. LVII. No. 4. (9 images)
EPOCH Magazine. V.52, No. 1. .
R.B. Strauss, “The New Reality of Treacy Ziegler’s Realm.” Art Matter, May 2003.
EPOCH Magazine, V. 51, No. 2 series cover, 2003
Cate McQuaid, “Shades of Loneliness,” review, The Boston Globe, December 20, 2002
EPOCH Magazine, V.51, Number 2, series cover, 2002
Odon Wagner Gallery, catalogue, 2002, “Treacy Ziegler: Out of Darkness”
Gettysburg Review, 14, images, “Treacy Ziegler”. Featured artist. Winter 2001
EPOCH Magazine, V.50, Number 3, series cover, 2001
Edward J. Sozanski, “Light & Enlightenment,” review, The Philadelphia Inquire, Jan, 2002
Jane Holtz Kay. “Urban Landscape. The Geography of Inequity.” Designer/Builder. Journal of the Human Environment. March 2001.
Cate McQuaid, “Ziegler is Haunted by Absences,” review, The Boston Globe, January 21, 1999
Gerard Brown, “Color/Form,” review, Philadelphia Weekly, May 14, 1997
Andrew Mangravite, “Haunted Houses,” Philadelphia Forum, May 15, 1997
Odon Wagner Gallery, catalogue, 1996, “Treacy Ziegler:
Edward J. Sozanski, “Gallery Review,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, March, 1995

Presentations and papers:

Teaching Art in Prison: Morris Graves Museum, Eureka, CA. artist’s talk July 2016.
Haunted By Presence –Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY, artist’s talk, April 2016, in conjunction with premier video.
Crossing the Border: essay for Rejoinder Journal. Rutgers University, Institute of Research for Women.
Light and Shadow in A Prison Cell: paper presented at “Marking Time.” conference, Rutgers University, NJ Oct.2014
Disembodiment: Living In Solitary Confinement, View Through Art. Paper presented Interdisciplinary Coalition of North American of Phenomenologists, Ramapo College, NJ May 2013
“Art and Social Activism”: talk, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, March 2013
“Rethinking Art in Prison,” Paper presented at Vanderbilt University, May, 2013 conference on “Rethinking Prisons”
– “Phenomenology of Art and Landscape in Prison,” paper for Interdisciplinary Coalition of North American Phenomenologists, Fordham University, NYC
-“Bob Ross in Prison”, talk presented to Pennsylvania
Academy of Fine Arts Philadelphia, Pa, 2011
-“Equal Access to Art”: talk presented to Tompkins County Bar Association, Ithaca NY 2011
-“Landscape of Confinement”: talk presented to Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Ithaca NY 2011
-“Phenomenology and Function in Art Education” paper presented at Hawaii International Conference of education, Honolulu 2012”
-“Memory and Space in a Landscape of Confinement” – paper presented at Association of Literature, Environment, and Culture, of Canada Conference, Okanagan, British Columbia 2012
-Primer of Drawing For The Confined, in Conjunction with Cornell University, Durlands Altenratives Library

Monthly essay on art in Philadelphia on-line art journal, Broad Street Review:

Teaching Experience

Visiting Artist: Rinehart School of Sculpture, Maryland Institute College of Art, December, 2014

Prison art volunteer teacher:
2009-present: Trumbull Correctional Institute, closed-security prison for men. Leavittsburg, Ohio
2010-2012:Trumbull Camp, minimum security prison for women, Leavittsburg, Ohio
2010-2011: Five Points Correctional Facility, maximum security prison for men, Romulus, NY
2011-2015: Norfolk Correctional Center, medium security prison for men, Norfolk, MA
2011-2014: Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center, super-maximum security prison for men, Shirley, MA
2014: Workshop in drawing at Grafton Correctional Institute,
minimum security prison for men, Grafton, Ohio