C.V.

 

Education

2004

M.F.A., Visual Studies, Minneapolis College of Art and Design

1989                

B.F.A., Studio Arts, University of Colorado, Boulder

Areas of emphasis: Painting, Drawing

 

Solo Exhibitions

2017                

Under Light and Leaves, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN 

2014                

City’s Edge, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Views from Mendell, Harold Washington Library, Chicago, IL

2011

Interiors, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2009                

Corridor Views, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2007                

Urban Landscapes, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2004                

The Secret Life of Houses, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN  

2001                

Romantic Paintings, Central Lakes College, Brainerd, MN    

Trees and Houses, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

1999                

Paintings, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

1998                

American Dreams, Chuck Levitan Gallery, New York, NY

Crossing Paths, Hennepin Library, Bloomington, MN              

Paintings, Gallery III, Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI

1996                

Paintings, Treasure Chest Gallery, Pirate Gallery, Denver, CO

 

Grants

2013

Academic Staff - Development Grant, University of WI, Whitewater

2012                     

CAAP Grant, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs

2008                

CAAP Grant, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs

2005                

Artist Initiative Grant, Minnesota State Arts Board

2001

Career Opportunity Grant, Minnesota State Arts Board

1999              

Travel and Study Grant, Jerome Foundation           

1997                

Career Opportunity Grant, Minnesota State Arts Board

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017

Spring Gala Auction, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND

 

2016

Faculty Biennial, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, MN

Direct Observation, Crossman Gallery, University of WI, Whitewater

Plein Air Smack-Down, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

 

2015

Art as Artifact, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL

Northern National Exhibition 2015, Nicolet College, Rhinelander, WI

Texas National 2015, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX

Faculty Exhibition, Crossman Gallery, University of WI, Whitewater

Pictures from a Trip, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

MCAD Auction, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, MN

Students of Jim Hajicek, Palette and Chisel Academy, Chicago, IL

Plein Air Smack-Down, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

 

2014

2014 Contemporary Realism Biennial, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN 

Recent Acquisitions: Art since 1985, James J. Hill House Gallery, Minnesota Historical Society, St.Paul, MN

Summer Exhibition, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Plein Air Smack-Down, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Mendell Street Studios – Open Studio, Chicago, IL

 

2013

Prints on Prince, Crossman Gallery, University of WI, Whitewater

Summer Exhibition, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

MCAD Auction, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, MN

Mendell Street Studios – Open Studio, Chicago, IL

ArtWORK, Crossman Gallery, University of WI, Whitewater

Vanishing Points: Explorations in Architecture and Identity,

Walkers Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, WI

 

2012

Summer Splash, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Mendell Street Studios – Open Studio, Chicago, IL

Plein Air Smack-Down, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis

UW Whitewater Faculty/ Student Exhibition, Studio 84, Whitewater, WI

New Artists, City of Whitewater Cultural Arts Center, Whitewater, WI

 

2011

Beloit and Vicinity, Wright Museum of Art, Beloit College, Beloit, WI

UW Exchange Exhibition, Bejing Normal University, China

The Raging Red and the Mighty Mississippi, MinnesotaMarine Art Museum, Winona, MN

Words and Numbers, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL

Earth Day Exhibition, Robert A. Fiskum Gallery, University of WI, Whitewater

Faculty Exhibition, Crossman Gallery, University of WI, Whitewater

 

2010

2010 Contemporary Realism Biennial, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN

Forward, Wisconsin Triennial Exhibition, Charles Allis Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI

47th Annual Art Competition, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA

Eight County Biennial Exhibition, Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI

 

2009

Annual Exhibition, Beverly Art Center, Chicago, IL

Dealer’s Choice, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Faculty Exhibition, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater

 

2008

Rockford Midwestern Biennial Exhibition,

Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL

Annual Winter Group Exhibition, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

 

2007

Annual Winter Group Exhibition, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Sheets, Planes and Pulp, Juried Exhibition of Works on Paper, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL

Chicago LANDscapes, Orleans Street Gallery, Saint Charles, IL

Biennial 24, South Bend Regional Museum of Art, South Bend, IN

 

2006

Annual Winter Group Exhibition, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

 

2005

Ten Times Out, Juried MFA Alumni Exhibition, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, MN            

The Other Hat, Annual Faculty Exhibition, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, MN    

 

2004

Box Fresh, Juried Exhibition, Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN    

Move, Invitational Exhibition, Rochester Art Center, MN

MFA Thesis Exhibition, Minneapolis College of Art and Design & Soo-Vac Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

 

2003

Annual Winter Group Exhibition, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2nd Annual Weisman Art Museum Art Expo, Groveland Gallery at Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN

 

2002

1st Annual Weisman Art Museum Art Expo, Groveland Gallery at Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN

Graduate Painting Exhibition, Itasca Building, Minneapolis, MN 

 

2001

Annual Winter Group Exhibition, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

NCJW Focus On Art, Annual exhibition, Montclair, NJ

Summer Group Exhibition, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

 

2000

Winter Group Exhibition, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

The Foot in the Door, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN

 

1999

Annual Winter Group Exhibition, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

 

1998

NCJW Focus On Art, Annual exhibition, Montclair, NJ

 

1997

3rd Annual Small Works Exhibition, An Art Place Gallery, Chicago, IL,   

Personal Journeys, Juried Group Exhibition, Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI

Annual Small Works Exhibition, Chuck Levitan Gallery, NY, NY

 

1995

Spirits in the Material World, Art Space Gallery, Boulder, CO

 

Bibliography

2014

365 Days: 365 Artists, Online Interview, Frank Juarez Gallery, Sheboygan, WI; Grey Matter Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

 

Abbe, Mary, “On the Edge with Three Minnesota Painters”, Minneapolis Star Tribune, May, 2014

 

Thomas, Dylan, “Landscapes Industrial and Rural”, Southwest Journal, May, 2014

 

2012

Rooney, E. Ashley, 100 Midwestern Artists, Schiffer Publishing

                       

Judith Ann Moriarty, “WPCA’s “Vanishing Points” a Sight to See”Shepherd Express, Milwaukee, April, 2012

 

Peggy Sue Dunigan, “WPCA Celebrates 25 Years in Milwaukee”, Shepherd Express, Milwaukee, March, 2012 

 

2010

Open Press Studios, New American Paintings, 15 Year Anniversary Edition

           

Dunnigan, Peggy Sue, “Charles Allis’ Winning Survey of Wisconsin Art”,

Shepherd Express, Milwaukee, March, 2010

 

2009

Riddle, Mason, “Territories Real and Imagined”, MN Artists.org,http://mnartists.org/article.do?rid=227669,  (Review of solo exhibition at Groveland Gallery)

 

2008

Illustration, Minnesota Independent, www.minnesotaindependent.com

Sherwin, Brian, "Art Space Talk: Michael Banning", My Art Space > Blog,  http://www.myartspace.com/blog/2008/01/art-space-talk-michael-banning.html

Nugent, Tom, "Dumpster Art", Coloradoan Magazine, Artist Profile, January

 

2007

Open Press Studios, New American Paintings, Midwestern Regional

Edition, Juror: Elizabeth Dunbar, Curator of the Kemper Museumof Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO

Gillespie, Evan, "Outward Orientation", South Bend Tribune,Review of Biennial 24 at the South Bend Regional Museum of Art, March 23rd, 2007

 

2004

Abbe, Mary, “Secrets”, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Exhibition Announcement with Photo, October 28th, 2004

Baltzer, Rochelle, “Art Condition: The Secret Life of Houses”, Southwest Journal, Exhibition Review with Photo, October, 2004

Minneapolis/Saint Paul Magazine, Exhibition Listing with Photo, 

Valentine, Valerie, “Some are Fresher than Others: “Box Fresh”at the Soap Factory”, MNartists.org, Online Exhibition Review with Photo, October, 2004

 

2003

O’Sullivan, Thomas, “Check out the Fine Arts”, Pioneer Press, Minnesota State Fair Exhibition Review, August 19, 2003

 

2001

Hanson, Doug, “Groveland Gallery Review”, Minneapolis Star Tribune,  Review of “Trees and Houses” solo exhibition with Photo, June, 2001

Pioneer Press, Art Highlights, Exhibition Announcement with Photo

Waller, Steve, “Inner discovery drives artist featured in college gallery”,The Brainerd Dispatch, Review of Central Lakes College Exhibition, December, 2001        

 

1999

Hanson, Doug, “Farm and Function”, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Minnesota  State Fair Art Exhibition Review with Photo, August, 1999  

 

Collections (Institutions)

2014                

Securian Corporation, Saint Paul, MN 

2011                     

Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, WI 

2009                

Securian Corporation, Saint Paul, MN

2007                

Chambers Burnet Realty Collection, Minneapolis, MN  

Minnesota Historical Society, Saint Paul, MN

2004

Weisman Museum, University of Minnesota, 

(MCAD MFA Print Portfolio 2004)      

Target Corporation, Minneapolis, MN

(MCAD MFA Print Portfolio 2004)

2001                

Regis Hospital, Saint Paul, MN 

 

Professional Teaching Experience

2016 – Present           

Adjunct Faculty, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, MN

2015 – 2016   

Full-time Faculty, Oakland Community College,

Farmington Hills, MI

2008 - 2015    

Lecturer, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater

2007 - 2011    

Adjunct Faculty, Columbia College, Chicago

2007 - 2008    

Adjunct Faculty, Illinois Institute of Art, Chicago

2006  

Adjunct Faculty, Graduate Student Mentor,

Graduate Thesis Committee Member,

Minneapolis College of Art and Design

2005    Visiting Artist (full-time teaching appointment),

Minneapolis College   of Art and Design, MN

2002 - 2003    

Graduate Painting Assistant, Minneapolis College of Art

and Design, MN