email: rhonda.r.shearer@gmail.com

Partial Update: Nov 6 2009

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  • 1970’s

  • Early 1980’s

  • Mid 1980’s

  • Late 1980’s

  • Early 1990’s

  • Early 1990’s

  • 1994 – Now


  • Commissions
  • Wildenstein
    Gallery, London,
  • Wildenstein
    Gallery, NYC,
  • Wildenstein
    Gallery, NYC,
  • Installation,
    23rd st. NYC.
  • Traveling
  • S.O.V. (Subject,
    Object, Voyeur)

Born: 1954
Aurora, Illinois


Fall 2015-present
Distinguished Visiting Scholar at Future University in Egypt, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Department of Political Mass Media
Adjunct lecturer – School of Journalism and Mass Communication at The University of Iowa
Developer, Co-PI, NASA’s Astrobiology Magazine, (Astrobio.net)
1996 to Present
Director, Art Science Research Laboratory, New York City, 501 ©(3) (Co-Founded with Stephen Jay Gould); Publisher of media ethics online journal, iMediaEthics (listed among top 20 news media watchdogs according to Alexa ranking)
Founder of Lessee Rights Association (LesseeRights.org)
Director, WTC Living History Project New York, NY
Executive Committee, International Civil Protection Project,, New York, NY
Software Inventor, CyberBook+ System,.”
(pioneering “cloud” and social networking/content managing system)
Founder: Tout-Fait: The Marcel Duchamp Studies Online Journal (Toutfait.com) (1998), Marcel Duchamp Online World Community (MarcelDuchamp.net) (1998); Sept 11 2001 History Magazine (2004); CyberBook+ Press (1999-2004), Stephen Jay Gould Archive (SJGould.org) (2001), The Piet Mondrian Archive (PietMondrian.org) (2004)
Sept. 2001-July 2002
Director, WTC Ground Zero Relief Project, New York, NY
Associate of the Harvard University Department of Psychology
Organizer of the Harvard University Symposium “Methods Of Understanding In Art And Science: The Case Of Duchamp And Poincaré.” Sponsored by the Harvard Departments of the History of Art and Architecture and the History of Science, November 5-7, 1999



History is the Art Series: StinkyJournalism.org and JournalistConfessional.org
S.O.V. (Subject, Object, Voyeur), Spring Street Studio Installation, Soho, New York
Architectural Proposal for The Paul Mellon 21st Century Exhibition And Study Room For Marcel Duchamp Studies, video animations at www.artscienceresearchlab.org
and www.marcelduchamp.net.
Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marinò, New York University, New York, NY
Shapes Of Nature, 10 Years Of Bronze Sculptures, The New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY
Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN Woman’s Work, Billboard Installations, Knoxville, TN Gibbes Museum of Art, harleston, SC Woman’s Work, Billboard Installations, Charleston, SC Jacksonville Art Museum, Jacksonville, FL Pangea, Installation, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN
Why Isn’t Housework Glamorous? (35mm) Public Service Announcement created by artist and broadcast in Nashville, Philadelphia, Jacksonville, Charleston, and Knoxville television stations.
Rutgers University Cooperative Extension, East Rutherford, NJ Phillips Exeter Academy Installation, The Lamont Gallery, Exeter, NH
Pangea, Public Art Installation, Los Angeles, CA
Ambiguous Figures, New Bronze Works, Wildenstein Gallery, New York, NY Feingarten Gallery, Los Angeles, CA American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC United States Botanic Garden Conservatory, Washington, DC Pangea, Public Art Installation, New York, NY
Bronzes: Chaos, New Science, New Art, Wildenstein Gallery, New York, NY
Still Lifes in Bronze, Wildenstein Gallery, London


Of Beauty And Consolation, Stedelijk Museum, Amterdam
Please Touch: An Exhibition Of Tactile Art, The Lighthouse Inc., New York, NY
Creating Women, Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA
Close To Home, Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, NY
Vous Avez Dit Fractal,Musée municipal, Uzes, France
Vous Avez Dit Fractal,Médiathèque, Uzes, France
Vous Avez Dit Fractal, Librairie-galerie Le Parefeuille, Uzes, France
Vous Avez Dit Fractal, Enclos de la Source, Uzes, France
Microcosmos, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
La Complexité Fractale Dans l’Art, Galleria Arx, Turin, Italy
Art Of Science And Technology: 10th Anniversary Exhibition, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC
La Complexité Fractale Dans l’Art, Angle Art Contemporain, St.-Paul-Trois-Chataeux, Valance, France
In Three Dimensions: Women Sculptors Of The 90’s,Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY The Inaugural Exhibit, The American Center for Physics, College Park, MD
Women’s Work, Gallery Contemporanea, Jacksonville, FL
Bioinformatica, The X-Art Foundation, Sandra Gering Callery, NY
Unity And Diversity: Chaos Theory In Women’s Sculpture, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC
Greetings From Florida, Helander Gallery, Palm Beach, FL
Earth Day, New York University, New York, NY
Sculpture Tour ’92, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
New Work, New York, Helander Gallery, Palm Beach, FL
Trace Elements, Phyllis Weil Gallery, New York, NY
Death And Taxes, Shidoni Contemporary/Bronze Gallery, Tesuque, NM
Art In The Scale Of Being, Gaia Institute, Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
Art About Function, Washington Square Art Program, Washington, DC
Dia De Los Muertos III: Homelessness, Alternative Museum, New York, NY
Looking At Plants Through The Artist’s Eye: A Group Show, Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, New York, NY
Nature: Reassembled, Newton Art Center, Boston, MA
New Space, New York, New York, Helander Gallery,
Palm Beach, FL


With Richard Brandt, Stephen Jay Gould, Leo Shang. Marcel Duchamp’s Mona Lisa Shaved. 2004

With Gregory Alvarez, “3D Modeling and Animation to See Apolinére Enameled with the Mind.” Tout-Fait: The Marcel Duchamp Studies Online Journal 2, no. 5 (April 2004): Multimedia.

With Richard Brandt. Marcel Duchamp’s Axiomatic Geometry: From Mona Lisa’s Mustache to Large Glass Mechanism.

With Thomas Girst, Yaling Chen, eds. Harvard Symposium Proceedings; Methods Of Understanding In Art And Science: The Case Of Duchamp And Poincaré. CyberBook+ Press 2004-2005.

With Thomas Girst and Yaling Chen, et al. Given In Time: Marcel Duchamp’s 1. The Waterfall 2. The Illuminating Gas Chronology. CyberBook+ Press 2003-4.

Experience 4-D Space. . . What The Heck Is The 4th Dimension Anyway? CyberBook+ Press.

The Flatland Hypothesis: A New Look At Revolutions In Art And Science. New York: Copernicus, Springer-Verlag.

Posthumous Shock: Marcel Duchamp’s Readymades Are Custom Made (and other surprises from the grave).


With Michael Kigl, Kritoe Keleba, Jeffrey Elap.  “Jared Diamond’s Factual Collapse: New Yorker Mag’s Papua New Guinea Revenge Tale Untrue ’Tribal Members Angry, Want JusticeStinkyJournalism.org (April 21, 2009)

CBS Greg Gumbel’s Technical Foul: Exclusive: “It wasn’t supposed to be an infomercial,” says Gumbel’s agent” StinkyJournalism.org (March 30, 2009)

ABC News’ Exploitation of Medical Conditions? The Dark Side of “News” as Entertainment” StinkyJournalism.org (March 10, 2009)

Hurtful & Unfair Pilot Blame Game? False suggestions of error continue to dominate Continental Flight 3407 crash news” StinkyJournalism.org (February 20, 2009)

With Danielle Elliot. “Part I: The Unspoken Peril for “Citizen JournalistsSurprise! You Owe the IRS Some Gift Tax!” StinkyJournalism.org (January 13, 2009)

Alabama’s Monster Pig Hoax, one year later: Consequences of infamous youth pig kill still being played out” ESPNOutdoors.com (May 03, 2008)

Exclusive: Follow the Bacon: 12 Year Old Monster Pig Hunter Faces Possible Animal Cruelty Charges in Alabama” ESPNOutdoors.com (January 29, 2008)

White paper: Appeal to the Office of the Controller of Currency (OCC): Complaint Regarding Sterling National Bank’s Pattern of Improper Revenue Recognition and Other Irregularities   (June 5, 2006)

Norvergence and it’s Lending Partner,the Leasing Industry: The Suspect Practice of Lease Flipping Goes Belly-Up (April 19, 2005)

ELA’s Recent Decision to Censor Norvergence Report at ELA Conference: and Other Troubling Implications Upon the Leasing Industry resulting from the Norvergence Scandal.”
(March 23, 2005)

The Role of Leasing Companies in the Norvergence Fraud.” Report Prepared for Equipment Leasing Association:: The Fourth Annual Investors’ Conference on Equipment Leasing Finance and Securitization. March 10, 2005 , Marriott Marquis, New York City. ELA_Report.pdf

“Rethinking Images and Metaphors: New Geometries as Key to Artistic and Scientific Revolutions.” In The Languages of The Brain, edited by A. M. Galaburda, S. M. Kosslyn, and Y. Christen. 347-362. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2002.

“Introduction: WTC Living History Group’sResearch Project and Methods.” WTC Living History Project: Protest of Factual Errors in William Langewiesche’s book, American Ground and equivalent articles in Atlantic Monthly magazine

“Langewiesche’s WTC Looting Charges: Fact-Checked.” WTC Living History Project: Protest of Factual Errors in William Langewiesche’s book, American Ground and equivalent articles in Atlantic Monthly magazine

“Plagiarism in American Ground: Langewiesche fails to cite Wall Street Journal and LA Times journalists’ exclusive interviews…” WTC Living History Project: Protest of Factual Errors in William Langewiesche’s book, American Ground and equivalent articles inAtlantic Monthly magazine

Deputy Assistant Chief – Ronald R. Spadafora, FDNY ; Nick Carcich,
Construction; Charlie Vitchers, Construction; Captain – Mike Banker,
FDNY; Peter L. Gorman, President of Uniform Fire Officers Association;
John Dunne, Captain’s Representative Uniform Fire Officers Association;
Bobbie Gray, Locals 14 and 15 (Operating Engineers). “Response to American Ground: Unbuilding the World Trade Center by William Langewiesche.” Parts 1-3, WTC Living History Project

“Examining Evidence: Did Duchamp simply use a photograph of “tossed cubes” to create his 1925 Chess Poster?” Tout-Fait:  The Marcel Duchamp Studies Online Journal 2, no. 4 (January 2002):  Multimedia.

“Marcel Duchamp:  A Readymade Case For Collecting Objects Of Our Cultural Heritage Along With Works of Art.”  Tout-Fait:  The Marcel Duchamp Studies Online Journal 1, no. 3 (December 2000):  Collections.

“Why The Hatrack Is And Is Not Readymade:  With Interactive Software, Animation, And Videos For Readers To Explore.”  Tout-Fait:  The Marcel Duchamp Studies Online Journal 1, no. 3 (December 2000):  Multimedia

With Stephen Jay Gould.  “Drawing The Maxim From The Minim:  The Unrecognized Source Of Niceron’s Influence Upon Duchamp (with animation).”  Tout-Fait:  The Marcel Duchamp Studies Online Journal 1, no. 3 (December 2000):  News.

With Thomas Girst.  “From Blues to Haikus: An Interview With Charles Henri Ford.”  Tout-Fait:  The Marcel Duchamp Studies Online Journal 1, no. 2 (May 2000):  Interviews.

A Reply To “Duchamp’s Veiled Intentions Regarding Draft Pistons Gauze” by Glenn Harvey.  Tout-Fait:  The Marcel Duchamp Studies Online Journal 1, no. 2 (May 2000): Letters.

A Reply To “What Makes The Bicycle Wheel A Readymade?” by Yassine Ghalem.  Tout-Fait:  The Marcel Duchamp Studies Online Journal 1, no. 2 (May 2000):  Letters

“Response To Letters by Francis M. Naumann, Tony Robbin, James W. McManus, William A. Camfield and Linda Dalrymple Henderson.”  Art in America 88, no. 4 (April 2000).

With Stephen Jay Gould.  “Letter To The Editor:  Duchamp’s L.H.O.O.Q. — From 1919 or 1930?”Science Magazine 287, no. 5450 (7 January 2000): 41.

“Review Of Duchamp In Context:  Science And Technology In The Large Glass And Related Works, by Linda Dalrymple Henderson.”  Art in America 88, no. 1 (January 2000).

With Stephen Jay Gould.  “The Green Box Stripped Bare: Marcel Duchamp’s 1934 ‘Facsimiles’ Yield Surprises.” Tout-Fait: The Marcel Duchamp Studies Online Journal 1, no. 1 (December 1999): News.

With Stephen Jay Gould.  “Hidden In Plain Sight:  Duchamp’s 3 Standard Stoppages, More Truly A ‘Stoppage’ (An Invisible Mending) Than We Ever Realized.” Tout-Fait: The Marcel Duchamp Studies Online Journal 1, no. 1 (December 1999): News.

With Thomas Girst.  “‘Paris Air’ or ‘Holy Ampule’?” Tout-Fait: The Marcel Duchamp StudiesOnline Journal 1, no. 1 (December 1999): Articles.

With Jung-hee Choi and Gregory Alvarez.  “The 1913 ‘Armory Show’ Comes ALIVE!” Tout-Fait: The Marcel Duchamp Studies Online Journal 1, no. 1 (December 1999): Animation.

With Stephen Jay Gould.  Boats And Deckchairs. Natural History Magazine 108, no. 10 (December 1999).

With Stephen Jay Gould. Of Two Minds And One Nature, Science Magazine 286, no. 5442 (5 November 1999): 1093-1094.

“Why Is The Marcel Duchamp Bicycle Wheel Shaking?” artscienceresearchlab.org website (1998).

“Marcel Duchamp’s Impossible Bed And Other ‘Not’ Readymade Objects:  A Possible Route Of Influence From Art To Science – Part II.”Art &Academe 10, no. 2 (Fall 1998).

“Marcel Duchamp’s Impossible Bed And Other ‘Not’ Readymade Objects: A Possible Route Of Influence From Art To Science – Part I.” Art & Academe 10, no. 1 (Fall 1997).

“Letter Exchange.” With Francis M. Naumann. The Sciences 37, no. 5(September-October 1997).

“Coffee Mates: An Artist And A Mathematician Share A ‘Ready-Made’ Brew.” The Sciences 37, no. 2 (March-April 1997).

Review Of Ecofeminism And The Sacred by Carol J. Adams, ed.; Women, The Environment And Sustainable Development:  Towards A Theoretical Synthesis by Rosi Braidotti Ewa Charkiewicz, Sabine Hausler and Saskia Wieringa; Ecofeminism: Women, Animals, Nature by Greta Gaard, ed.; and Ecofeminism by Maria Mies and Vandana Shiva.  Signs, Journal Of Women In Culture & Society 22, no.2 (Winter 1997).

From Flatland To Fractaland: New Geometries In Relationship To Artistic And Scientific Revolutions.  In Fractal Geometry and Analysis, The Mandelbrot Festschrift, edited by C. J. G. Evertsz, H. O. Peitgen and  R. F. Voss. World Scientific Publishers, July 1996.

Real Or Ideal?  DNA Iconography In A New Fractal Era.College Art Association Art Journal 55, no. 1 (Spring 1996).   

“From Flatland To Fractaland: New Geometries In Relationship To Artistic And Scientific Revolutions.”  Proceedings of Mandelbrot’s 70th Birthday Symposium in Curaçao. Fractals 3, no. 3 (1995).

“Caution: Fractal Technology No Longer Allows You To Identify Visually The Difference Between Abstract And Real.” Artist’s Statement, Blast 4: Bioinformatica. The X-Art Foundation, 1994.

“Confessions Of A Math Anxious Artist.”  Foreword in Chaos Under Control: The Art And Science Of Complexity, David Peak and Michael Frame, IX-X. New York: W.H. Freeman Press, 1994.

“Are We Afraid Of Plants? Exploring Patriarchal Society’s Devaluing Of Plants, Women And Nature.”  Chap. 3 in People-Plant Relationships: Setting Research Priorities, edited by Joel Flagler and Raymond P. Poincelot, 33-59. Binghamton, N.Y.: The Haworth Press, Inc., 1994.

“Are We Afraid Of Plants?  Exploring Patriarchal Society’s Devaluing Of Plants, Women And Nature.”Journal of Home and Consumer Horticulture 1, no. 2/3 (1994): 33-59.
“The Future Cult Of S & M (Science & Mathematics).”At The Crossroads, no. 3 (September 1993): 25-28.
“The Future Cult Of S & M (Science & Mathematics), Part II.”Blast 3 (Summer 1993).
“Beyond Romanticism: The Significance Of Plants As Form In The History Of Art.”  In The Role Of Horticulture In Human Well-Being And Social Development: A National Symposium, edited by Diane Relf, 216-19.  Portland, Ore.: Timber Press, 1992.
“Chaos Theory And Fractal Geometry: Their Potential Impact On The Future Of Art.” Leonardo25, no. 2 (March 1992): 143-152.
“Chaos Theory And Fractal Geometry: Their Potential Impact On The Future Of Art.”In “Fractals, Chaos Theory And Patterns In Nature,”Leonardo Theme Pack No. 18 (1992): 143-52.
“Rethinking Art.”YLEM Newsletter 11, no. 10 (November 1991): 1-3.
“Art Against Nature? What We Learn From Christo.”Transformer 11, newsletter of International Friends of Transformative Art (Fall 1991): 3-5.

“The Dynamics Of Plant Growth: New Exploration In Contemporary Sculpture.”  Abstract in the International Society for Ecological Psychology Newsletter 5, no. 1 (July 1991): 1-2.


Susan Edelman. “New Chapter: Writer Ready to Laugh Again.” New York Post (September 11, 2005): News.
Bill Hutchinson, “Recall on masks used at WTC Site.” Daily News (August 4, 2005).
Lou Young. “New Safety Scare for Ground Zero Workers.” CBS (August 3, 2005).
Maria Szalavitz. “What Works.” Stanford Social Innovation Review (Summer 2005)
Dirk Smillie. “Eliot Spitzer, Meet Rhonda Shearer.” Forbes (April II, 2005).
Research Firm Brings ‘Outside’ Perspective to NorVergence Case.” Monitor Daily (March 28, 2005): In The News Today.
Eliot Spitzer, Meet Rhonda Shearer.” ELA Online (Equipment Leasing Association). March 25, 2005.
Lisa Zeitz. “A Collector with a Mission: Rhonda Shearer’s Mathematical Passion for Marcel Duchamp.”, date unknown.
Carl M. Anderson. “Spontaneous Fractal Behavior from Ion Channels to the Internet:A Bridge from Molecules to Minds.”, date unknown.
Marcel Duchamp, Die Schweriner Sammlung.” Staatliches Museum Schwerin, 2003
Michael Tomasky. “Battleground Zero.” The New York Review of Books 50, No. 7 (May 1, 2003).
David Carr. “Rebutting a Book’s Claim of Tarnished Valor.” The New York Times (March 23, 2003): New York Region.
Robert F. Worth. “Online Library Wants It All, Every Book.” The New York Times (March 1, 2003): Arts.
Chaka Ferguson. “Firefighters Want Ground Zero Book Canned.” Newsday (February 25, 2003): Local News.
Ground Zero Book Provokes Outrage.” CNN.com (February 6, 2003).
Firefighters Infuriated by Ground Zero Book.” ChannelOneNews ( February 6, 2003).
Deepti Hajela. “Firefighters Protest Ground Zero Book.” Newsday (February 5, 2003): News.
David Mehegan. “Book’s Depiction of Ground Zero Firefighters Sparks Outrage.” Chicago Tribune (January 29, 2003): Features.
David Mehegan. “WTC book sparks outrage over portrayal of firefighters.” Houston Chronicle (January 23, 2003): News.
Steve Ritea. “Ground for Contention.” American Journalism Review (January/February, 2003): Article.
Eric Katerman. ““The Mathematics Behind Duchamp” Williams College, Williamstown, MA (December 15, 2002)
Web Engenders Fact-Checking.” The Ifra Trend Report (December 11, 2002).
Le web incite à la vérification des faits.” Newsplex.com (December 2002).
Staci D. Kramer. “Multiple Layers of Reality.” Online Journalism Review (December 03, 2002).
Bob Hoover. “Protests don’t Diminish Achievement.” Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh (December 01, 2002): Books.
Words Worth Hearing.” The Harvard Crimson (November 27, 2002).
Michael Daly. “WTC Heroes, Ugly Rumors & The Truth.” NY Daily News (November 24, 2002).
Mike Kelly. “The Firefighters and the Writer.” Bergan Record (November 24, 2002).
J. Michael Kennedy. “A firestorm over hallowed ground: Writer’s account of the cleanup of the World Trade Center and his implications about firefighters, others are a source of outrage.” LA Times (November 19, 2002).
Joe Hagan. “Gould’s Wife Takes On Atlantic Scribe.” The New York Observer (October 21, 2002, Monday): Arts & Entertainment.
Timothy Noah. “Lay Off Langewiesche: Chatterbox defends the best thing yet written about 9/11.” Slate.msn.com (October 17, 2002, Thursday).
Von Readymades und “Asstricks,” Forschungsergebnisse des Art Science Research Laboratory zu drei Werken Marcel Duchamp. Stattliches Museum Schwerin, July 3, 2002
Stolperfallen um manipulierte Flaschentrockner. DUCHAMP-SYMPOSIUM IM MUSEUM JEAN TINGUELY: ÜBER DIE REINHEIT DER READY-MADES UND FEHLENDE BRüCHE MIT DER TRADITION.” Baselr Zeitung Online (18 June 2002).
Adrian Dannatt. “Free art–as in unpaid: A combination of the economic slowdown and 9/11 has prompted artists to show anywhere and often for little or no money.” The Art Newspaper 124 (April 2002).
Lars Reichardt. “Duchamps teuflischer Plan: Die New Yorker Künstlerin Rhonda Roland Shearer beweist: Der Kunsterneuerer hat an seinen Readymades herumgefingert.” Kultur (March 17, 2002).
Robert F. Worth. “Uphill Fight for a Downtown Volunteer: Artist gets Thanks at Ground Zero, but not from the City.” New York Times (February 11, 2002).
Amid the debris, emotion.” St. Petersburg Times (February 4, 2002): World and Nation.
Richard K. Merritt, Luther College. “Intentions: Logical and Subversive: The Art of Marcel Duchamp, Concept Visualization, and Immersive Experience.” Fifth International Conference on Information Visualisation (2001)
Tools for Emergency Relief.” worldcare.org (September 11, 2001).
Thomas Zaunschirm.  Sphingen, Bunte Kuehe und eine Ente. Klartext: Essen, 2001, pp. 169-174, 261, 271, 277.
Monika Wagner.  Das Material der Kunst: Eine andere Geschichte der Moderne. Munich: C.H. Beck, 2001, p. 305.
Lars Reichardt.  “Aus Dem Häuschen.”  Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin 4 (26 January 2001):  12-17, 6 images.
Theo Ruff.  “Marcel Duchamp – Der Lachende Dritte.”  Basler Magazin 49 (9 December 2000):  12-14, 3 images.
Daniel Berchenko.  “Ceci N’est Pas Un Readymade.”  Linguafranca (September 2000):  11-14.
Thomas Girst.  “The Importance Of Being Duchamp.”  Very 8 (Fall 2000):  32-33, 3 images.
Barry Schwabsky.  “Fait Accompli.” Artforum (April 2000):  54.
George Fifield.  “Duchamp And Science.”  Art New England 21, no. 2, (February-March 2000):  7-8.
Lewis Wolpert.  “Arts Vs Science:  The Critical Difference.” The Independent (25 February 2000).
A New York Times Selected Site. The New York Times (10 February 2000):  G3.
Barbara Foerster.  “Duchamp Der Bessere Mathematiker?”  Kunstforum International 149 (January-March 2000):  448-49.
Ivars Peterson.  “An Artist’s Timely Riddles: Deploying Scientific Methods To Understand A Dada Artist’s Provocative Creations.” Science News 157, no. 1, (1 January 2000):  8-10.
Jean Clair.  Sur Marcel Duchamp Et La Fin De L’Art, 23.  Paris:  Editions Gallimard, 2000.
Barry Cipra.  “Duchamp And Poincaré Renew An Old Acquaintance.”Science 286 (26 November 1999):  1668-69.
Thomas Zaunschirm.  “Späte Grüsse Von Marcel Duchamp.”Neue Zürcher Zeitung 271 (November 1999):  77.
Silke Müller.  “Hat Marcel Duchamp Seine Ready-Mades Manipuliert?: Umstrittene Theorien Sorgen Für Streit.” ART-Das Kunstmagazin (November 1999):  207-8.
Amanda Fortini.  “The 25 Smartest Women In America.”  Mirabella (September 1999):  121.
Maggie Paley.  The Book Of The Penis, 62.  New York: Grove Press, 1999.
Thomas Deecke.  Originale Echt Falsch.  Exhibition Catalogue (in English and German), 34-36.  Bremen: Neves Museum Weserburg, 1999.
“The Mystery Of Duchamp’s Readymade: A New DiscoveryBy Shearer, Art Science Research Laboratory In New York.” Artist Magazine, Taiwan, no.  290 (July 1999):  376-81.
Claudia Steinberg.  “Beim Barte Der Mona Lisa.” Kunstzeitung 34 (June 1999):  1.
Thomas Girst.  “Intrusion In The Enchanter’s Domain.”NY Arts 3, no. 4 (April 1999):  49.
AP Wire/Paris.  “He Who Laughs Last?” International Herald Tribune (26 March 1999).
AP Wire/Toronto.  “A Self-Made Man.” National Post (23 March 1999).
Sarah Boxer.  “Taking Jokes By Duchamp To Another Level Of Art.” New York Times (20 March 1999).
Lawrence Weschler.  “The Cultural Unconscious.” Slate – Culturebox (12 March 1999).
Marco de Martino.  “Monna Lisa: Cosi Duchamp Ha Beffato Il Mondo.” Panorama, no. 5 (4 February 1999):  106-9.
Leslie Camhi.  “Did Duchamp Deceive Us?”Art News 98, no. 2 (February 1999):  98-102.
Barry A. Cipra.  “Did Poincarè Point The Way To 20th Century Art?” SIAM News 30, no. 5 (June 1997):  8.
Jennifer Kopf.  “Bold Or Fractured, Images From Women’s Selves.”Intelligencer Journal, Lancaster, Penn. (7 March 1997).
“Pangea.” Mathematics Teacher 89, no. 9 (December 1996):  front cover.
William Zimmer.  “Honoring Women As Keepers Of The Home.”The New York Times (10 October 1996).
“Science Lecture Series Offers Interdisciplinary Approach.”
In Print, Sarah Lawrence College, no. 2 (12 April 1996).
Michael J. Fressola.  “Beyond Gender At The Newhouse.”Staten Island Advance (29 December 1995).
Michael J. Fressola.  “Beyond Gender Exhibit Focuses On Wider Issues.”Staten Island Advance (27 October 1995).
“The 5 Platonic Solids.” Mathematics Teacher 88, no. 6 (September 1995):  front cover.
Holland Cotter.  “Sculpture Not Meant To Last Forever.”The New York Times (18 August 1995).
Jan Avgikos.  “Gris-Gris Goddess Ya Ya, The Movement That Time Forgot.”The Village Voice (18 August 1995).
Michael J. Fressola.  “Women’s Work.”Staten Island Advance (7 July 1995).
Allison Keating, Sculpture exhibit emphasizes female domestic role.The Daily Beacon 67, no. 39 (October 18, 1994): 8.
Doug Mason.  “Negatives Accentuate Positives In Female Sculptures.”The Knoxville News-Sentinal, Knoxville, Tenn. (11 September 1994).
Chris Barrett.  “Hard Labor: Sculptor Shearer Is A Champion Of Chores.”Metro Pulse, Knoxville, Tenn. (9-23 September 1994).
Caroline Madden.  Kalliope (September 1994).
“Chaos Und Ordnung #1.”  International Derivative Review (September 1994):  front cover.
“A Woman’s Work Is Never Done.” Canvas, Knoxville Museum of Art Newsletter (July-August 1994).
“Gibbes Offers Three Exhibitions For Spoleto.” Charleston Arts (May-June 1994).
Blake A. Sampson.  “Echoes Of The Past, Reflections Of The Moment, Future Reverberations.” The 1994 Spoleto Festival U.S.A. Souvenir Program, Charleston, S.C. (May 1994).
Robert Ishi.  “AAAS National Meeting.”YLEM Newsletter 14, no. 10 (April 1994).
Sally Ann Freeman.  “Woman’s Work.”Scandal Sheet Magazine, Jacksonville, Fla. (March 1994).
Cynthia Parks.  “Celebrating Artistic Cries Of Expression.” The Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville, Fla. (27 February 1994).
Marco de Martino.  “Euclide Da Vinci.”Panorama, no. 7 (18 February 1994):  52-155.
Cynthia Parks.  “Big Women In Bronze: Sculptor’s Statues Give Dignity To Traditional Tasks.” The Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville, Fla. (13 February 1994).
Patricia Malarcher.  “A Dialog Between Art And Math.”Surface Design Journal 18, no. 2 (Winter 1994).
David Peak and Michael Frame.  Chaos Under Control: The Art And Science Of Complexity, 373-74.  New York: W.H. Freeman Press, 1994.
“The 5 Platonic Solids.” What’s Happening in the Mathematical Sciences 2, (1994):  back cover.
“Outdoor Women’s Work.”  Folio Weekly,Jacksonville, Fla. (28 December 1993).
“Science And Technology: Holding A New Mirror To Nature.”The Economist (6-12 November 1993):  113-14.
Susan Jurgelski.  “Jailhouse Art: Located In The Former Bucks County Prison, The James A. Michener Art Museum Recognizes Prolific Author, Regional Artists.”New Era, Lancaster, Penn. (4 November 1993).
Jody Kolodzey.  “… But A Woman’s Work Is Never Done (Especially On Canvas).” Seven Arts, Philadelphia, Penn. (November 1993).
“Member News.”  Movements: Art and Science Collaborations2, no. 3 (Fall 1993).
Victoria Donohue.  “Aspects Of Female Experience Expressed In Show At Michener.” PhiladelphiaInquirer (10 October 1993).
“9-Foot Tall Monuments Of Women Doing Housework?  Ask Yourself Why?” Parent’s Guide, Delaware Valley (October 1993).
“Tvaerfaglige Kunstnere Har Et Godt Oje Til Matematik.”Coast, The Technical University of Denmark (October 1993).
“‘Mopping’ At Museum.”Doylestown Patriot, Doylestown, Penn. (23 September 1993).
“Monumental Sculptures Celebrate ‘Woman’s Work.’” The Advance of Bucks County,Newtown, Penn. (9 September 1993).
‘Woman’s Work’ Exhibition Opens At Michener Museum.” The Daily Record, Coatsville, Penn. (7 September 1993).
Pamela Rohland.  “Chores Are Swept Into Art.”Reading Times/Eagle, Reading, Penn. (6 September 1993).
Lysbeth Bledsoe.  “Women In Labor.” Bucks County Courier-Times, Levittown, Penn. (3 September  1993).
“Sculpture Exhibit Spotlights Women’s Work.” The Intelligencer, Doylestown, Penn. (2 September 1993).
“Monumental Sculptures Celebrate ‘Woman’s Work.’”  The Doylestown Patriot,Doylestown, Penn. (2 September 1993).
“Woman’s Work’ Exhibited At Michener Museum.”  Free Press, Quakertown, Penn. (31 August 1993).
“Women In Art.” First For Women (30 August 1993):  10.
“Huge Sculptures Reflect View Of ‘Woman’s Work.’”  Bucks County Tribune, Feasterville, Penn. (25 August 1993).
Leslie Camhi. “Statuesque.” The Village Voice (24 August 1993).
Susan Chappell.  “Domestic Devotion.” Nashville Banner (7 July 1993).
Lynnéa Y. Stephen.  “Artswatch.” MS IV, no. 1 (July-August 1993).
Hiroko Tanaka.  “Why Housekeeping And Childcare Are Women’s Work And Are Looked Down? Casting Doubts Through Sculptures ‘Women’s Work.’”Hi Fashion, Tokyo (July 1993):  148-49.
AP Wire/Bridgeport, Conn.  “Hey, George: How About Some Housework?”Connecticut Post (1 June 1993).
AP Wire/Stamford, Conn. Art Business News (June 1993).
AP Wire/Augusta, Maine.  “The Art And Heroism Of Housework.”Kennebec Journal (16 May 1993).
AP Wire/Chicago, IL.  “Sculpture A Realistic View Of ‘Women’s Work.’”Herald-Arlington Heights (16 May 1993).
AP Wire/Wailuku, Hawaii.  “Artist Builds Testament To Everyday Housewife.”Maui News (15 May 1993).
AP Wire/Waterloo, Iowa.  “Exhibition Salutes Housework Heroines.”Courier (13 May 1993).
AP Wire/Geneva, N.Y.  “Artist Takes Heroic Look At Housework.”Finger Lakes Times (11 May 1993).
AP Wire/Lawrence, Kansas.  “Domestic Dignity: Artist Molds Monuments To Housework.”Journal-World (9 May 1993).
AP Wire/Newport, R.I.  “Women’s Work: Artist Constructs Monuments To Real Women In ‘Everyday Life.’”News (8 May 1993).
AP Wire/Indianapolis, IA.  “Unsung Heroism Of Housework.”News (8 May 1993).
AP Wire/Panama City, Fla.  “Union Square Hosts Housework Art.”News-Herald (7 May 1993).
AP Wire/Reading, Mass.  “Hey, George Washington: How About Housework?”Times Chronicle (6 May 1993).
AP Wire/Uniontown, Penn.  “Move Over, George: Unsung Heroes Of Housework Commemorated.”Herald Standard (6 May 1993).
AP Wire/Jackson, Mich.  “Art In Union Square Portrays Unsung Heroism Of Housework.”Citizen Patriot (5 May 1993).
AP Wire/Wilkes-Barre, Penn.  “Honoring Unsung Heroism: Housework.”Citizens’ Voice (3 May 1993).
AP Wire/Elgin, Ill.  “House Chores Immortalized By A Sculptor.”Courier News (2 May 1993).
“Times Square Video Spot: Why Isn’t Housework Glamorous?”Flash Art (May-June 1993):  100.
“Kiki À La Toilette.” Metropolis (May 1993):  118, 121.
Woman’s Work Series.”  Kalliope 15, no. 2 (May 1993):  cover, 19-23.
AP Wire/Schenectady, N.Y.   “Women’s Sculptures Draw Notice, comment.”Gazette (28 April 1993).
Grace Glueck.  “Futurists Of The Past; Kiki Toils Away In Union Square Park.” The New York Observer (26 April 1993).
AP Wire/Corning, N.Y.  “Women’s Work.”Leader (25 April 1993).
AP Wire/Los Angeles.  “Heroines Of Drudgery.”Woodland Hills Daily News (25 April 1993).
Kiley Armstrong/AP Wire.  “Hey George: Help Clean Up!”Stamford Advocate (19 April 1993).
Lisa Bornstein.  “Work That Look.”Downtown Resident (9 April 1993).
Arlene Raven.  “Marching On.”The Village Voice (6 April 1993).
Jeannette Walls.  “Catching Kiki.”New York Magazine (5 April 1993).
Gunilla Feigenbaum.  “In The Park With George.”The Bookpress 3, no. 3 (April 1993).
Sarah Hollander.  “Women’s Work Is A Work Of Art.”New York Newsday (31 March 1993).
Elaine Louie.  “Exhibit Casts Ordinary Work In Bronze.”Chicago Tribune (28 March 1993).
“Women’s Work’ In Union Sq. Park.” The Villager (17 March 1993).
Elaine Louie.  “Celebrating Heroines Of Drudgery.” The New York Times (11 March 1993).
Thomas Hudson.  “A Woman’s Artwork Is Never Done …” The New York Observer (22 February 1993).
Jerzy Kosinski.  “Sculptorids Of Rhonda Roland Shearer.” Passing By.  Random House, 1992.
Barry Cipra.  “Cross-Disciplinary Artists Know Good Math When They See It… Science 257, no. 5071. (7 August 1992).
“Inside AAAS: Elements Of Chaos.” Science 249, no. 4964 (6 July 1990).
“Inside AAAS: Science And Art.” Science 248, no. 4959 (1 June 1990).
James Guillet.  “Catching Rays.” The Sciences (November-December 1991).  Pictured “Diamond Grid No. 2,” 1988.
François Daulte.  “Le Monde Enchanté De Rhonda Roland Shearer.”L’Oeil, no. 425 (December 1990).
Meg Sullivan.  “Art’s World: L.A. Fair Plants Seeds Of Environment Concern.”L.A. Daily News (5 December 1990).
Hank Burchard.  “‘Chaos’ Is Right Word.”The Washington Post (17 August 1990).
Harald Martens.  “Kaos: Nytt Motepunkt For Kunstnere Og Forskere, Teknisk Ukeblad/Teknikk.” (3 May 1990).
Joan Shephard.  “Happy Earth Day To You.”New York Daily News (11 April 1990).
Joanne Silver.  “‘Nature: Reassembled’ Captures Chaos, Beauty.”The Boston Herald (13 October 1989).
Sandra Braverman.  “Artists Reassemble Nature At Newton Art Center Show.”The Boston Globe (1 October 1989).
Christine Temin.  “It’s Chaos That Holds Together Newton Group Show.”The Boston Globe (28 September 1989).
Anne Scott.  “Adding Function To Color.”Horsemen’s Journal 40, no. 6 (June 1989).
Paul Haigh.  “Silky-Smooth Way Forward Into The Nineties.”Racing Post (29 December 1988).
Ed Reddy.  “Cordero Finds Sleek Silks Add To His Skill.”Syracuse Post Standard (19 November 1988).
Vinnie Perrone.  “The Winds Of Change Point To New Silks: Aeroform Design May Revolutionize Sport.” The Washington Post (15 November 1988).
William D. Marbach, ed.  “But How Will Willie Shoemaker Look In A Leotard?”  Business Week (14 November 1988).
“Jockeys Cross Line In Style.”  USA Today(7 November 1988).
Amy Lennard.  “Silks That Are Smoother Than Silk.”Sports Illustrated (7 November 1988).
Frederick C. Klein.  “On Sports: The Horse Race.”The Wall Street Journal (4 November 1988).
Bob McCoy.  “Equine Aerodynamics.”The Sporting News (31 October 1988).
Dave Feldman.  “Aeroform Silks May Give Riders Winning Edge.”Chicago Sun-Times (29 October  1988).
“Form-Fitting Silks To Cut Wind Drag.”  New York Post (29 October 29 1988).
Rick Bozich.  “Latest Jockey Silks Put End To Drag Racing.”Louisville Courier-Journal (28 October 1988).
Bill Finley.  “Jockeys Suited For Victory.”New York Daily News (27 October 1988).
Max Wykes-Joyce.  “Flowers – In Bronze.” The Antique Dealer and Collectors Guide (June 1987).
Marina Vaizey   “Image Of The Week.”London Sunday Times Review (10 May 1987).
Max Wykes-Joyce.  “Rhonda Roland Shearer.”London Arts Review Magazine (8 May 1987).
“Art Imitates Life.”  UP International, Columbus Citizen-Journal (15 November 1985).
Barney Nagler.  “Be My Guest Joins Some Hudson Legends.” Daily Racing Form (14 November 1985).
Art Grace.  “Santos Looks Good, In More Ways Than One.”The Miami News (November 1984).
Barney Nagler.  “A Full-Size Horse Emerging In Bronze.” Daily Racing Form (3 March 1984).
Dave Feldman.  “Sculptress True To Form.” Chicago Sun-Times (2 October 1982).
Barney Nagler.  “John Henry Bronze, With Warts And All, Still A Sight To See.” Daily Racing Form (17 August 1982).



Murray, Art Of Science And Technology: 10th Anniversary, exhibition catalogue essay, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, D.C., November 15, 1995-January 12, 1996.
Susan Conde, La Complexité Fractale Dans L’art, exhibition catalogue essay, Galleria Arx, Turin, Italy, November, 1995.
Charlotte Streifer Rubenstein, In Three Dimensions: Women Sculptors Of The ’90s, exhibition catalogue essay, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY, July 9, 1995-January 14, 1996.
John A. Cherol, Arlene Raven, Rhonda Roland Shearer, Woman’s Work, exhibition catalogue essays, Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, TN, September 1993, pp. 3-15.
Dennis Peacock, LeeAnn Mitchell, Sculpture Tour ’92-’93, exhibition catalogue essays, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, March 1993, p. 1.
Rhonda Roland Shearer, Art About Function, exhibition catalogue artist’s statement, Washington Square Art Program, Washington, DC, February 12-May 10, 1991.
David Fisch, Charles King/ACT UP, Hope Sandrow and Felicia Young, Dia De Los Muertos III: Homelessness, exhibition catalogue artists’ statement, Alternative Museum, New York , November 2-December 15, 1990, pp. 6-13.
Gerrit Henry, Ambiguous Figures, exhibition catalogue essay, Feingarten Galleries, Los Angeles, November 28-December 22, 1990, p. 1.
Jerzy Kosinski, Roderick Frazier Nash, Ambiguous Figures, exhibition catalogue essays, Wildenstein Gallery, New York, October 17-November 9, 1990, pp. 3-8.
Tyler Volk, Elements Of Chaos, exhibition catalogue essay, American Association for theAdvancement of Science, Washington, DC, June 7-August 31, 1990.
Mitchell J. Feigenbaum, Martin S. James, Rhonda Roland Shearer, Chaos, New Science, New Art, exhibition catalogue essays, Wildenstein Gallery, New York, May 17-June 9, 1989, pp. 3-9.
Lawrence Gowing, Rhonda Roland Shearer, Still Lifes In Bronze, exhibition catalogue essays, Wildenstein Gallery, London, April 15-May 15, 1987,


Oct. 31, 2003 – Nova Scotia Vault Story – CBS
Feb. 5, 2003 – Pull American Ground Nomination Protest – NY1, News
Jan. 27, 2003 – Rhonda Shearer – Greater Boston with Emily Rooney, W6BH Television.
Nov. 19, 2002 – Exclusive-Ladder4 – CBS-2, News.
Nov. 18, 2002 – Firefighters Protest Over Ground Zero Book – NY1, News.
June 8, 2002 – WTC Volunteers – Working to Help, Heal And Recover. New Yorker of the Week, NY1 News.
May 30, 2002 – Stephen Jay Gould and Marcel Duchamp. All Things Considered, NPR Radio.
Mar. 24, 2002 – Mother and Daughter Donate Art Warehouse to WTC Recovery Effort.New Yorker of the Week, NY1 News.
Oct. 19, 2001- NPR Interview by Marianne McCune.  WNYC, New York, NY,
Nov. 19,1999 – Duchamp’s Fountain, Aspekte, ZDF Television, Germany.  Artist interview.
1993-1994 -Why Isn’t Housework Glamorous?  (35mm) Public Service Announcement created by artist and broadcast in Nashville, Philadelphia, Jacksonville, Charleston, and Knoxville television stations.
Sept. 13, 1994 – Noon Day, WKXT-TV, Knoxville, TN.  Artist interview.
Sept. 12, 1994 – i-Channel News, Knoxville, TN.  Artist interview.
Sept. 12, 1994 – Live At Five, WBIR-TV, Knoxville, TN.  Artist interview.
Sept. 12, 1994 – WIVK-AM 990, Knoxville, TN.  Artist interview.
Sept. 11, 1994 – WATE-TV, Knoxville, TN.  Artist interview.
Aug. 31, 1994 – WUOT-FM Radio, Knoxville, TN.  Artist interview.
May 23, 1994 – Mid-Day, WCSC-TV Channel 5, Charleston, SC.  Artist interview.
Jan. 6, 1994 – WJXT-TV Channel 4, Jacksonville, FL.  Artist interview.
Jan. 6, 1994 – WTLV-TV Channel 12, Jacksonville, FL.  Artist interview.
Dec. 16, 1993 – Arts Break, WBAI-Radio, Nationally Syndicated, New York, NY.  Artist interview.
Nov. 12, 1993 – Radio Times, WHYY-FM Radio, Philadelphia, PA.  Artist interview.
Nov. 11, 1993 – Arts Break, WBAI-Radio, Nationally Syndicated, New York, NY.  Artist interview.
Jul. 22, 1993 – Talk Of The Town, WTVF-TV Channel 5, Nashville, TN.  Artist interview
Apr. 17, 1993 – New York Views, WABC-TV Channel 7, New York, NY.  Artist interview.
Apr. 1, 1993 – NYU Tonight, Channel 31.  Cable-TV Artist interview.
Feb. 14, 1991 – The New Ventures: R. Wellington Jones/Joan Davidson.  The New Ecology And Art,  Channel 16.  Cable-TV Artist interview.
1991 – The Art Of Rhonda Roland Shearer.  Video, Department of Horticulture, Virginia Polytechnic Institute.
Dec. 14, 1990 – Our Planet, KCAL-TV Channel 9, Los Angeles, CA.  Artist interview.
Dec. 8, 1990 – Our Planet, KCAL-TV Channel 9, Los Angeles, CA.  Artist interview.


1997-Present American Mathematical Society
1995-2002 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
1994-2002 College Art Association
1990-2002 The International Society for Ecological Psychology
1989-Present American Association for the Advancement of Science
1988-Present International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology


2005-Present Advisory Board Member, Betty Ong Foundation, Bakersfield, California
2003-Present Advisory Board Member, Teacher of One Thousand Generations Foundation, Wanchai, Hong Kong
2003-Present Member, Board of Trustees, Bibliotheque Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt
2002-Present Founder & Executive Committee of International Civil Protection Project [ICPP]
2002-Present Founder & Director of WTC Living History Project
1998-Present Co-Founder with Stephen Jay Gould & Trustee of Art Science Research Laboratory, Inc., New York, NY
Sept. 2001-July 2002 Co-Founder with London Shearer Allen and Director of WTC Ground Zero Relief Project, New York, NY
1996-2000 Founder & Executive Committee Member of International Institute for Evolution and the Brain, New York, NY
1990-2000 Founder & Trustee of Housing Works and Housing Works Thrift Shops, New York, NY
1985-1996 Trustee of New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, New York, NY
1985-1989 Trustee, National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, Saratoga Springs, NY


1970-1974 Central College, Chicago, I.L.
High Point College, High Point, N.C.
S.U.N.Y. Empire State College, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Boston University, Boston, M.A.