Curriculum Vitae

Education

 

2011

Graduate Studies, Painting, Syracuse University, New York

 

2006

BFA, Painting, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minnesota

 

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2018

PAUSE, Popup Gallery, Calhoun Square, Minneapolis, Minnesota

2017

Wanderlust, Ditch Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

2016

WHERE BACK WHEN, Gage Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota 

 

2011

Remnants, Gallery 122, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

2010

Conjured Memories, SSCA Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2020

The Beginning of Everything: An Exhibition of Drawings, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, MN 

2019

#100Heads, Gallery 505, Minneapolis, MN

Displacement, East Honolulu Gallery, Waimanalo, Hawaii

2018

3rd Annual MCAD Alumni Exhibition, Squirrel Haus Arts Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Menagerie: Animals in Art, Laura H. Miles Gallery, Minnetonka, MN

New Figurations, Two Person Exhibition, California Building, Minneapolis, MN

2017

Sweet N Low: An International Show of Cute, Bedford Gallery, California

Portraits & Landscapes, Calhoun Square Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

More Than Human, East Honolulu Gallery, Waimanalo, Hawaii

 

2016

Fun House: Art of the Surreal, Fantastic, and Bizarre, Barrett Art Center, New York 

 

Tallahassee International 31st Annual Juried Exhibition, FSU Museum of Fine Arts, Florida 

 

INSPIRE, Hue Gallery of Contemporary Art, KS

 

Menagerie: Animals in Art, Laura H. Miles Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota 

 

Christie's Auction at MCAD, Minneapolis, Minnesota 

 

Art4Good event for the Minnesota Museum of American Art, Flow Art Space, St Paul, Minnesota 

 

2015

Behind-the-Scenes, Gallery 505, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

pART Dallas, SMU, Dallas, Texas

 

2014

In the Gallery, Inez Greenberg Gallery, Bloomington Theatre and Art Center, Minnesota 

 

Recent Paintings and Drawings, Gallery 505, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Art in Bloom, Minneapolis Institute of the Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

2013

California Dreamin', California Art Building, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Bringing the Harvest Home, Deer Creek Gallery, Aurora, Oregon

 

Open Studio Exhibition, Annual Art-A-Whirl, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

2012

Recent Paintings, Gallery 505, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

CS // SpeakEasy, Cult Status Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Love/Hate, Cult Status Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

2011

Untitled I Exhibition, Shaffer Art, Syracuse, New York

 

Cult Sisters II, Cult Status Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

2010

Ultimate Landscape, Gallery 13, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Off Center, SSCA Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

About Face, SSCA Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota 

 

Cult Sisters 5, Cult Status Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

2009

Sixth Annual Member’s Exhibition, SSCA Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Art Perchance, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Struggle Within, Altered Esthetics Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Autumn Artquinox, Grain Belt Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Art Ache, Grain Belt Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Anatomy: Creation, Existence, and Decomposition, SSCA, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Paradigm Shift, MCAD Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

2008

Grain Belt Artists Gala, Grain Belt Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Anxiety Dreams, Q.arma Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Critical Habitat III, Altered Esthetics Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

2007

Projection Exhibition, Center for Independent Artists, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Ephemeral Space: Ephemerality, Tonnage Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

2006

A Sororal Gathering, The AZ Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Earthscapes, The AZ Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Diorama-rama, The Bell Museum, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

 

Selected Curatorial Work

2020

Juror, 29th Annual Powderhorn Art Fair, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

2018

Grant Review Panelist, VSA Minnesota: The State Organization on Arts and Disability

 

2017

Grant Review Panelist, Minnesota State Arts Board, Visual Arts, Saint Paul, Minnesota

2016

Juror, 53rd Annual Uptown Art Fair, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

2011

Curator, The Nature of Romance, SSCA Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

2010

Curator, About Face, SSCA Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

 

Publications

 

2017

Featured Solo Exhibition, Wanderlust, MN Women's Press, Inc., June

 

2016

Featured Artist, Exhibition Catalog, Tallahassee International 31st Annual Juried Exhibition, FSU Museum of Fine Arts, FL, August

Featured Artist, Praftfalls Podcast: Conversations with Creative Folks, Minnesota 

 

A-List Review, J. M. Culver: Where Back When, Solo Exhibition, City Pages, Minnesota, January

 

2015

Featured Video, The Fight & Victory, Art to Beat Cancer: Children's Research Institute, Texas, May

 

Featured Artist, The New Collectors Book, Basak Malone LLC, NYC, April

 

2013

Featured Artist, Reflections: A Collection of Art, Art Impressions Publishing, Inc, April

 

2012

Featured Artist, Studio Visit Magazine, Winter Edition

 

2011

A-list Feature, Cult Sisters II, Review, City Pages, Minnesota, May

 

Featured Video, MN Original art series, Twin Cities Public Television

 

Featured Interview, Local Artist Interviews, Minnesota, January

 

2010

Twin Cities Top 100 Creative Types, Interview, City Pages, Minnesota

 

A-List Review (Curator /Featured Artist), About Face, City Pages, Minnesota, September

 

Featured Artist, Art & Beyond Magazine, July

 

A-List Feature, Cult Sisters 5, Review, City Pages, Minnesota, June

 

Featured Artist, Cult Sisters 5, Video Interview, 3-Minute Egg, Minnesota, June

 

Art Enters Cult Status, Interview / Review, The Minnesota Daily, June

 

Conjured Memories: A Psychological Narrative Writ, Solo Exhibition Review, SouthWest Journal, Minnesota, March

 

Conjured Memories: Drawing on Memory, Solo Exhibition Review, The Minnesota Daily, March

 

Featured Artist, Solo Exhibition Interview, Rift Magazine, Minnesota, March

 

2009

Featured Poet, Stellar Showcase Journal, March April May

 

2008

Anxiety Dreams at Altered Esthetics: The Morning After, Review, Mpls St. Paul Magazine, Minnesota

 

2007

Featured Artwork, The Rake Magazine, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April

Awards/Grants

 

2017

Artist Initiative Grant, MN State Arts Board, Minnesota

 

2016

First Place Award, Tallahassee International 31st Juried Exhibition, FSU Museum of Fine Arts, Florida

 

2015

Artist Initiative Grant, MN State Arts Board, Minnesota

 

2011

Graduate Painting Merit Fellowship, Syracuse University, New York

Professional Experience

 

2006-Present

Professional Fine Artist

2012-Present

Private & Group Studio Workshops, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Painting & Drawing, Artist Studio & Various Locations

2018

Artist Talk/Studio Visit

Creative Practice, Bethel University, Minnesota

 

2011

Syracuse University, College of Visual and Performing Arts, New York

Graduate Representative, Painting Department

Teaching Assistant, Visiting Artist Lecture Series

 

2010-2011

SSCA Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Gallery Director, Chair on Board of Directors, Exhibitions Chair, Marketing Committee

 

2010-2011

Interact Center for the Visual & Performing Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Teaching assistant for artists with disabilities and mental illness

 

2009-2010

SSCA Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Vice Chair on Board of Directors, Exhibition Chair, Marketing Committee

 

2001-2006

Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Development Assistant, Fundraising, Stewardship

 

2005

The Soap Factory, Art Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Executive Assistant

 

2004

Abusement Park Entertainment, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Performance Artist

 

2003

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Sketch Artist, Private Opening Reception for The Age of Romanticism

 

Minnesota Retreat for the Arts, Crystal, Minnesota

Teaching/Technical Assistant for workshops

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