Terra Goolsby


8001 S. IH 35 apt. 712

Austin, Texas, 78744





Rhode Island School of Design, MFA in Sculpture, Presidential Scholar, 2010

Brown University, Harriet W. Sheridan Collegiate Teaching Program, 2010

Brown University, Independent Study with Gail Cohee, 2008

University of Texas at Austin, BFA in Studio Art, Cum Laude, 2004


Awards and Fellowships

Building Capacity Grant,City of Austin 2016

Dimension Gallery Fellowship 2016 and 2017

Artpace Artist in Residence Finalist 2012 and 2013

Macdowell Residency Offer 2012

Thanatopolis Exhibition Prize and Honorarium in Visual Art/Land Art/Installation, I-Park, Connecticut, 2010

Edward James Residency Fellowship, West Dean College of Sussex University, Chichester, England, 2010

Presidential Scholar, Rhode Island School of Design-2008, 2009, 2010

Vermont Studio Center Artist’s Residency Fellow-2006

City of Austin’s Cultural Arts Grant-2006

Austin Critic’s Table Nomination-Best Group Show-2005

Undergraduate Research Fellowship, University of Texas at Austin-2002


Selected Solo and Two person Exhibitions



Solo Exhibition, Dimension Gallery, Austin, Texas

Two Person Exhibition ICOSA Gallery, Austin, Texas



Lullabies and New Language, Solo Exhibition, Dimension Gallery, Austin, Texas


Selected Group Exhibitions


ICOSA Gallery, Group Exhibition, Austin, Texas

Fireseed Gallery, WEST Studio Tours, Austin, Texas

Teen Mentorship Exhibition, Contemporary Austin, Pump Project

Birth: Rebirth, Elemental Origins, Dimension Gallery, Austin, Texas 

ICOSA Gallery for EAST Studio Tours, Austin, Texas

Dimension Gallery for EAST Studio Tours, Austin, Texas 



ICOSA Gallery for EAST Studio Tours, Austin, Texas

DUE EAST, EAST Studio Tours, Austin, Texas



5x7, Arthouse, Austin, Texas

Texas Sculpture Group Pop-Up Show, San Antonio, Texas



EAST Studio Tours at Artpost, Austin, Texas

5x7, Arthouse, Austin, Texas



Mujeres, Loft Light Gallery, El Paso, Texas

5x7, Arthouse, Austin, Texas



Thanatopolis, I-Park Artist's Enclave, East Haddam, Connecticut

Brand New Bag, Recess Gallery, New York, New York

Boston Young Contemporaries, 808 Gallery at Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts

RISD Thesis Exhibition, Convention Center, Providence, Rhode Island



Art vs Artifact, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Art vs Artifact, Harvard Natural History Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts

PYT Pretty Young Thing, Providence, Rhode Island 

We Killed It, Mounted It, and Cut It's Flesh, Just That Your Face May Be Slightly More Kissable, Sol Kofler     Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island



Open Studios, Studio 304, Austin, Texas



Open Doors Collective’s Expansion, Dallas Contemporary Museum, Dallas, Texas

Art Matters, Art Alliance of Austin, Austin Texas

The Irresistible Appeal of Drawing, Studio 107, Austin, Texas



5x7, Dunn and Brown, Dallas, Texas

5x7, Finesilver, Houston, Texas

5x7, Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, Texas

Fusebox, Mass Space at the Blue Theatre, Austin, Texas

Open Doors Collective’s In Between, Dougherty Arts Center, Austin, Texas



Rising Stars vol. 2, Studio 107, Austin, Texas

Itty Bitty Teeny Tiny Show, Mel Ziegler Studios, Austin, Texas

Open Doors Collective’s Downtown, AMLI Downtown, Austin, Texas



Selected Public Activities

Lecture "Self Reflections", West Dean College of Sussex University, (Chichester, England)

Lecture "Systems", Vermont Studio Center, (Johnson, Vermont)

Lecture “Documents and Communication”, Dougherty Arts Center, (Austin, Texas)

Lecture and Documentary Screening “Discussions on Christo”, Dougherty Arts Center,

(Austin, Texas)

Donation and Digital Archive Launch “Creative Commons for Texas Artists”

opendoorscollective.org, (Austin, Texas)

Artist Panel “Installation Art’s Definition and Role in Contemporary Art Practice”, Open

Doors Downtown, AMLI Downtown (Austin, Texas)



Yolanda Hodsdon, El Paso, Texas

Claudia Paolla, El Paso, Texas

West Dean College of Sussex University, Chichester, England

I-Park, East Haddam, Connecticut

Ernesto Martinez, Austin, Texas

Amanda Thackary, New York, New York

James Peterson, Houston, Texas

Mary and Howard Yancy, Austin, Texas

Margaret McInroe, Austin, Texas

Jason Burch, Austin, Texas

Bonnie Cross, Austin, Texas

Liz Joblin, Studio 107, Austin, Texas

Carol Wagner, Austin, Texas

Till Richter, Austin, Texas

Antonio La Pastina, Austin, Texas

Andrew Shapter, Austin, Texas



(custom gallery)