Installation in progress at

RIT/NTID, Rochester NY

February 2008 ©

• BFA in Art with an emphasis in drawing.

• MA in Textile Design from the Department of Home Economics.

• MFA in Design from the School of Art and Art History.

        University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa. 

 

AWARDS 

2016        39th  Fine Arts Exhibition, Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IA  

                        First Place Award

                AREA SHOW: 45, MacNider Art Museum, Mason City, IA

                        Excellence Award

2012         AREA SHOW: 43, MacNider Art Museum, Mason City, IA

                        Excellence Award

2011         IOWA CRAFTS: 40, MacNider Art Musem, Mason City, IA

                        Best in Other Craft Media

2010        34th ANNUAL ROCK ISLAND FINE ARTS EXHIBITION,

                        Rock Island, IL

2009        BIENNIAL Quad State Exhibit, Quincy, Il

2008        RIT/NTID, installation, Rochester, NY

2007        FIBERART INTERNATIONAL, Pittsburgh, PA   

                          Josephine Cohen Peoples Choice Award,

2005        IOWA CRAFTS 37,  MacNider Art Museum, Mason City, IA

 

PUBLIC ART COMMISSIONS:

•Expo Plaza Banners, Waterloo Center for the Arts, Waterloo, IA

•Finalist for Art in Public Spaces National Competition,

            American School for the Deaf, West Hartford, CT

•DANCE OF THE GINKGO,  National Competition

            Installation, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)/    

            National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID), Rochester, NY

•WEAVING, Wartburg College, Waverly, IA

•FISH, Waterloo Public Library, Waterloo, IA

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS: 

2016        Dubuque Museum of Art, Dubuque, IA

2015        Waldorf College, Forest City, IA

2012        Iowa State Library, Des Moines, IA

2011         Clear Lake Art Center, Clear Lake, IA

2009        MacNider Art Museum (main gallery) Mason City, IA

2009        SOUL DANCE, Kristen Wigley-Fleming Gallery, Luther College, Decorah, IA

2007        Quad City Arts, Rock Island, IL

2006        University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, IA

2005        Waldemar A. Schmidt Art Gallery, Wartburg College, Waverly, IA

 

EXHIBITIONS:

2016        ArtPrize 8,  Grand Rapids Michigan, Top 100, Top 25 in Installation.

                39th Fine Arts Exhibition, Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IA

2015        MIDWEST SUMMER: LIGHT AND WARMTH,

                            Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids, IA       

2012        AREA SHOW: 43, MacNider Art Museum, Mason City, IA

                THIRTY-SIXTH ANNUAL    

                ROCK ISLAND FINE ARTS EXHIBITION, Rock Island,IL

2011        ArtStop PROJECT SPACES, Invitational, Des Moines, IA

                REGIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION VIII, Freeport Art Museum, Freeport, IL

                IOWA CRAFTS: 40, MacNider Art Museum, Mason City, IA

                BIENNIAL Quad State Exhibit, Quincy, Il

                THIRTY-FIFTH ANNUAL ROCK ISLAND FINE ARTS EXHIBITION,                                 Rock Island,IL

                BIENNIAL JURIED EXHIBITION, Dubuque Museum of Art, Dubuque, IA

                The ART of  WOMEN II, Henry Myrtle Gallery, Cedar Falls, IA

2010        OBJECT AS  SUBJECT, University of Northern Iowa Museum, Cedar Falls, IA                         34th ANNUAL ROCK ISLAND FINE ARTS EXHIBITION, Rock Island,IL

2009        SUSTAINABILITY, Group exhibition, Wartburg College, Waverly, IA

                            LANDFILL ART, an artist reclamation project, Landfillart.org

2008        FIBERART INTERNATIONAL,

                            The Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences of West Virginia,

                            Charleston, WV                   

                            Mint Museum of Craft and Design, Charlotte, NC

2007        FIBERART INTERNATIONAL,    

                             Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA

                 WE PROTEST,

                            Luther College, Decorah, IA

                            Witter Gallery, Storm Lake, IA

                            United World College, Montezuma, NM

2006        UNRESTRICTED, National Juried Exhibition,

                            Florida Craftsmen, St. Petersburg, FL

                GUERRILLA ART: Art as Activism, International Juried Exhibition,

                            Altered Esthetics,Minneapolis,MN

                ROCKFORD MIDWESTERN, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL

                60th JURIED EXHIBITION, Regional Exhibit,         

                            Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA

                FIRST FIFTY 2006, Hearst Center for the Arts, Cedar Falls, IA

                AMERICAS 2000 Paper Works Competition, International Juried Exhibition,

                Northwest Art Center, Minot State University, Minot, ND

                30TH ANNUAL ROCK ISLAND FINE ARTS EXHIBITION,

                            Juried Exhibit, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL 

More extensive vita available upon request.

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