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EDUCATION:

Brooklyn College CUNY, MFA
Bowdoin College, BA
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
Yale University Summer School of Music & Art

TEACHING:

Professor, Fine Art, Minneapolis College of Art & Design (1996-present)

GRANTS/FELLOWSHIPS:

Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant (2014, 2011, 2007, 2000, 1996)
Bush Foundation Artist Fellowship (2010, 2000)
McKnight Artist Fellowship (2009)
Arts Midwest/Regional NEA Fellowship (1994)
Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation Grant (1993)
New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship (1990)
Faculty Support Grant, Minneapolis College of Art & Design (2009, 2007, 2005)

AWARDS, RESIDENCIES:

Ralph Fabri Prize for Graphics, National Academy of Design (2002)
Award for Printmaking, National Academy of Design (2000)
Purchase Award, Minnesota National Print Biennial (Print & Drawing Council, Minneapolis Institute of Arts) (1998)
Louise Nevelson Award in Art, American Academy of Arts & Letters (1997)
Childe Hassam Purchase Award, American Academy of Arts & Letters (1997)
Drawing Award, National Academy of Design (1996)
Juror’s Award, Drawing 1993, Harris Fine Art Center, Brigham Young University (1993)
Residency Fellowship, Millay Colony for the Arts (1988)
Residency, Vermont Studio Colony (1986)

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

Shadows & Reflections, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN (2017)
Parts, Groveland Gallery/Burnet Gallery, Minneapolis, MN (2014)
Salvage, 
Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN (2012)
Solo Exhibition, University of Wisconsin Parkside, Kenosha, WI (2012)
Salvaged Views, Staniar Gallery, Washington & Lee University, Lexington, VA (2011)
Paper, Glass, Metal, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN (2010)
Scrap, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, MAEP Gallery, Minneapolis, MN (2009)
Urban Forest, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN (2007)
Recent Paintings & Drawings, Groveland Gallery (2005)
Paintings & Drawings, Groveland Gallery (2002)
Drawings & Prints, Furlong Gallery, University of Wisconsin/Stout, Menomonie, WI (2000)
Interiors, Groveland Gallery (1999)
Recent Prints & Drawings, Groveland Gallery (1997)
Drawings & Prints, First Street Gallery, New York, NY (1996)
Recent Work, College of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, MN (1996)
Paintings, Carleton College, Northfield, MN (1994)

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

  • Recent Acquisitions: Art Since 1945, Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul, MN (2014)
  • Fruitful and Multiplying, Bloomington Art Center/Minneapolis Central Library, Minneapolis, MN (2014)
  • Tenses of Landscape, Fine Arts Gallery, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AK (2012)
  • Art on the Plains, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND (2012)
  • The Raging Red And The Mighty Mississippi, Minnesota Marine Art Museum, Winona, MN (2011)
  • Oil and Water, Gallery Project, Ann Arbor, MI (2011)
  • Drawing the Human Figure, Katherine Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (2011)
  • In The Heart Of The Whirlwind: Tornadoes in Art, Myth, Poetry and Song, Anderson Center, Red Wing, MN (2011)
  • TRASH, NY Studio Gallery, New York, NY (2010)
  • McKnight Visual Artist Exhibition, MCAD Gallery, Minneapolis, MN (2010)
  • Impact, Bloomington Art Center, Bloomington, MN (2010)
  • Common Sense; Art & The Quotidian, Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN (2010)
  • Touch: A Survey of Contemporary Drawings, Catherine Murphy Gallery, College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, MN (2009)
  • Recent Acquisitions, The Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN (2009)
  • The Practice of Drawing: Selections from the Weisman Art Museum, Nash Gallery, U of M, Minneapolis (2008)
  • Art on the Plains Biennial Exhibition, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND (2008)
  • Beyond Green, Public Art St. Paul, St. Paul, MN (2007)
  • A Terrible Beauty, Grey McGear Modern, Los Angeles, CA (2006)
  • Drawing the Line, St. Mary’s University, Winona, MN (2006)
  • Summer Escape: Traversing the Collection, Minnesota Museum, St. Paul, MN (2005)
  • Go Figure, George Billis Gallery, New York, NY (2005)
  • Works on  Paper, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN (2004)
  • Uncanny Visions: Contemporary Romantic Landscapes, Plains Museum, Fargo, ND (2004)
  • Groveland Gallery at CVA, College of Visual Arts, St. Paul, MN (2003)
  • 25th Anniversary “Selections” Exhibition, The Drawing Center, New York, NY (2002)
  • 177th Annual Exhibition (Invitational), National Academy Museum, New York, NY (2002)
  • Defining a Collection: Recent Art Acquisitions, Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul, MN (2002)
  • Contemporary Art on Paper, 1990-2000, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN (2001)
  • Recent Acquisitions, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN (2001)
  • Works on Paper, Van de Griff Gallery, Minneapolis, MN (2000)
  • 175th Annual Exhibition, National Academy Museum, New York, NY (2000)
  • Prints & Processes, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN (2000)
  • Realism Knows No Bounds, Van de Griff Gallery, Santa Fe, NM (1999)
  • Recent Acquisitions, Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, MN (1999)
  • 173rd Annual Exhibition, National Academy Museum, New York, NY (1998)
  • Minnesota National Print Biennial, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (1998)
  • Realism? DFN Gallery, New York, NY (1998)
  • Invitational Exhibition of Painting & Sculpture, American Academy of Arts & Letters, New York, NY (1997)
  • Forces of Nature, St. Paul Companies, St. Paul, MN (1997)
  • Windows, Van de Griff Gallery, Santa Fe, NM (1997)
  • Michael Kareken/Jan Erion – Prints & Drawings, Jeffrey Moose Gallery, Seattle, WA (1997)
  • 171st Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York, NY (1996)
  • Award Winners from the 171st Annual Exhibition, Traveling exhibition, National Academy of Design (1996)
  • Earth Air Fire Water, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN (1996)
  • Drawings Midwes,t Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, MN (1996)
  • Art & the Law  Travelling exhibition sponsored by West Publishing, Eagan, MN (1995)
  • The Art of the Print, University Center Art Gallery, Rochester Community College, Rochester, MN (1995)
  • Prints & Paper, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA (1994)
  • Black & White, First Story Gallery, Louisville, KY (1994)
  • Invitational Drawing Exhibition, Eppink Art Gallery, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS (1993)
  • Drawing 1993, Harris Fine Art Center, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
  • American Drawing Biennial II, The Muscarelle Museum, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA (1990)
  • Selections 42, The Drawing Center, New York, NY (1988)

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
The Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN
Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, MN
Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul, MN