EDUCATION M.F.A., University of Delaware, Painting, 2005 B.F.A., Millersville University, Studio Art, 1997
PROFILE Designer, educator and visual artist working in painting, drawing, sculpture, video and installation media. Skilled at coordinating layered multimedia experiences and at working collaboratively with other artists, professionals and community members to generate visually engaging artwork. Enjoys engaging in thought-provoking dialogue with students, peers and colleagues using visual media as a way to advance conversations around complex issues.
SELECT EXHIBITION EXPERIENCE Wake; (solo exhibition) Allen Priebe Gallery, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh - November 2022 Hear Now Festival; Los Angeles (virtual) - October 2021; in collaboration with composer David Harris, West coast premier of “Ring of Bone” composition Winter is Alive! A Cooler World Carnival; Madison WI - February 2021; sponsored by City of Madison Arts Commission, Madison Parks Foundation Outside Looking In; Garver Feed Mill, Madison WI - April 2020; drive-by-exhibition curated by Bethany Jurewicz Art and Nature: Year of the Environment; Madison Municipal Building, Madison WI - 2020; curated by Dakota Mace Here (solo exhibition), Method gallery; Seattle Washington - 2019, in collaboration with artist Teresa Getty Forge; Madison Brass Works Building, Madison WI - July 2017; curated by Erica Monroe-Kane and Ellen Carlson A Tiny Rivulet in a Distant Forest; ArtStart, Rhinelander WI - Summer 2017; curated by Michael Velliquette Nowhere Dreams (solo); Caestecker Gallery, Ripon College, Ripon WI - April 2017 Municipal; Madison Municipal Building, Madison WI - December 2016; sponsored by the Bubbler, the Apartment Project and Madison Community Discourse Luck of the Draw, Dianne Endres Ballweg Art Gallery, Central Library, Madison WI - September 2016, curated by Trent Miller Gravity Shifts (solo exhibition), Dianne Endres Ballweg Art Gallery, Central Library, Madison WI - July 2015 Stacked / Q&A; Central Library, Madison WI - September 2013; curated by Trent Miller Apocalypse Island; ~lowercase gallery~, Wrightsville, PA - Summer 2012; curated by Harriet Hacker and Andrea Biller-Collins Unstable Systems; Art Lofts Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Madison WI - 2012 Bookless; Central Library, Madison WI, 2012; curated by Trent Miller Mapping: Memory and Motion in Contemporary Art; Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY - 2010-11; curated by Sarah Tanguy Savage Dreams: Music for Chorus and Electronic Media; Rockefeller University, New York NY - 2010; premiere of composition “Ring of Bone” in collaboration with composer David Harris Lists (solo exhibition); James Watrous Gallery of the Wisconsin Academy of Science, Arts and Letters, Madison WI - 2009 Perimeter (solo exhibition); DeRicci Gallery, Edgewood College, Madison WI - 2009 51st Beloit and Vicinity Exhibition; Wright Museum of Art, Beloit College, Beloit WI - 2008; juried by John McKinnon and Mike Brenner Confluence (solo exhibition); Space Gallery, Denver CO - 2007 Out of Paint: Traditional is Non-traditional; Kuhn Gallery, The Ohio State University, Marion, OH - 2006 Full Acquittal; Secret Show Series, Nashville, TN - 2006 Identity; Gallery MC, New York, NY - 2005; curated by Louis Flanigan Thirteen; 11th and Orange Gallery, Wilmington, DE - 2005 Rethinking Landscape; Pennsylvania College of Art and Design, Lancaster PA - 2003; curated by Kristy Krivitski Suspend and Levitate; Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery, Lebanon Valley College, Annville PA - 2002; curated by Leo Mazow Obsessive Vision; Nexus, Philadelphia, PA - 2002; curated by Christine Blair Parameters (solo exhibition); Lancaster Galleries, Lancaster PA - 2001 Annual Juried Exhibition; Abington Art Center, Jenkintown PA - 2001; juried by Becky and Gil Kerlin, Honorable Mention Works on Paper; Arcadia University, Glenside PA - 2001; juried by Thelma Golden Works on Paper; Perkins Center for the Arts, Moorestown NJ - 2001; juried by Judith Cizek, Juror’s Award Surroundings (solo exhibition); Lancaster Galleries, Lancaster PA - 1999
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE / RESIDENCIES Designer, Installer, Manager, Monroe Street Framing; Madison WI - 2008-present Visiting Artist and Critic, Edgewood College Art Department, UW Madison Art Department; Madison WI - 2009-2021 Co-Curator, Little Galleries Project (in collaboration with Rachel Bruya); Madison WI, 2013 - 2017 Exhibition Designer, "Artists in Absentia," in collaboration with Oakhill Prison Humanities Project, The Bubbler, Central Library; Madison WI - 2016 Arts Instructor, Madison School and Community Recreation; Madison WI - 2008-14 Adjunct Instructor, Metropolitan State College of Denver; Denver CO - 2006 Designer, Platte River Art Services; Denver CO - 2005-6 Adjunct Instructor / Teaching Assistant, University of Delaware; Newark DE - 2004 Artist in Residence, Vermont Studio Center; Johnson VT - 2003 Framing / Art Technician, Kevin Strickland Fine Art Services; Philadelphia PA - 1999-2003 Artist in Residence, Millersville University; Millersville PA - 1997-8
AWARDS / HONORS / GRANTS Best of 2015, Spackle Madison, for Gravity Shifts Dane Arts Grant, Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission, Madison WI, 2013, for Little Galleries Project BLINK Grant for Temporary Public Art, Madison Arts Commission, Madison, WI, 2013 for Little Galleries Project BLINK Grant for Temporary Public Art, Madison Arts Commission, Madison, WI, 2007 for Inverted Lakes Graduate Teaching Assistantship, University of Delaware, 2004-5 Honorable Mention, Abington Art Center (Annual Juried Exhibition), 2001 Juror’s Award, Perkins Center for the Arts (Works on Paper Juried Exhibition), 2001
BIBLIOGRAPHY AND PUBLICATIONS WISC-TV, Neil Heinen, Jody Clowes and Kate Stalker “For the Record: Imagining Madison” March 25th, 2018 Wisconsin State Journal, Gayle Worland, “Visions for Madison circa 2093” February 18th, 2018 Isthmus, John McLaughlin, “Forging new meaning, An exhibit at Madison Brass Works turns the historic building over to artists” June 15th, 2017 Madison Magazine,Joel Patenaude, “'Forge' art exhibit takes over Brass Works building” June 9th, 2017 Wisconsin State Journal, Gayle Worland, “'Forge' exhibit to meld art and Madison history” June 8th, 2017 Wisconsin Academy of Science, Arts and Letters, James Watrous Gallery Blog,Rachel Bruya “A Roaring River in the North Woods” August 27th, 2017 Madison Magazine, Andrea Behling, “Art, Food and Beer Collide at ‘Drink Tank’ Dinner” August 11, 2016 Capitol Times,Saiyna Bashir, “Photos: Art and Food are Roomies at the Apartment Project” July 25th, 2016 WORT 89.9 Community Radio, Brian Standing and Jeremy Wineberg, 8 o’clock Buzz, July 29th, 2015 Madison Magazine, Katie Vaughn, "New Central Library is a Creativity Hub" September 17, 2013 The Isthmus,Julia Chechvala, "Small Spaces Big Ideas: Little Galleries Arrives on Monroe Street," July 16th, 2013 The Capitol Times, Lindsay Christians, "An Art Gallery that Borrows from the Little Free Libraries," June 8, 2013 Intellegencer Journal, Jane Holahan, "Making the Apocalypse a Better Place," July 26th, 2012 Mapping: Memory and Motion in Contemporary Art (Exhibition Catalogue), Sarah Tanguy, “Place is a Space,” Katonah Museum of Art, NY, 2011 New American Paintings #77: Vol. 9, issue 4, curated by Raphaela Platow, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH, August/September 2008 The Isthmus, Tom Laskin, “Surprised By Art.” January 11, 2008 Science and Theology News, Jennifer Woods, “Artists in Metanexus Project Eye the Science and Religion Divide,” February 2005 Metanexus Online Journal, “Visual Explorations.” Julia Loving, ed., April 30th, 2004 Intelligencer Journal, Karla Di Fonzo, “Brave New World of . . . Landscapes?” August 29, 2003 Art Matters, Ellen Slupe, “Inside Pennsylvania,” October 2002 The Philadelphia Inquirer, Edward Sozanski, “Works on Paper Stimulate, Delight” October 5th, 2001 Inside, Marlene Lang, “Through the Looking Glass, Conceptual Artist Sees Through Brick”, April 1999