Originally from Alexandria, VA, Dorothy Netherland is an artist based in Charleston, SC. She received a BA in Studio Art from the College of Charleston in 2000. Netherland's work was represented in the 2004 South Carolina Triennial at the South Carolina State Museum in Columbia, and in Studio Visits, in 2007 at the Greenville County Museum of Art, as well in two Contemporary Charleston Piccolo Spoleto Festival exhibitions, in 2004 and 2009. In 2011, she participated in an artist's residency in Neustadt an der Weinstrasse, Germany, which concluded with a group exhibition. Also in 2011, she was named Artist of the Year of the Contemporaries of the Columbia Museum of Art. In 2012 she had solo exhibitions at both Georgia College and Mercer University, and in 2014 she was invited to exhibit at Mississippi University for Women.
Her large mixed-media work was first shown in her solo show, FanGirl, at The Southern Gallery in Charleston SC in fall '17. In both 2013 and 2019, Netherland's work was selected for inclusion in the South Carolina Biennial at the 701 Center for Contemporary Art in Columbia, a juried exhibition overview of the best of South Carolina contemporary art.