CURRICULUM VITAE

 

EDUCATION                                                                                                                                    

 

2011             M.F.A

                     University of North Dakota

                     Major Field of Study: Printmaking/Mixed Media

 

2007             B.S. – Summa Cum Laude

                     Valley City State University

                     Major Field of Study: Art

 

 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE                                                                                                                 

 

2013–2015    Minot State University

                       Full–time Instructor

              

 

2008–2011    University of North Dakota

                       Instructor of record

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE                                                                                                        

 

2017              Darwin Day Guest Artist – Minot State University – Minot, ND

2016              Visiting Artist – University of North Dakota – Grand Forks, ND

                        Presented public lecture and demonstrations to Printmaking students.

2013–2015    Co–director – Flat Tail Press

                       Minot State University – Minot, ND

                       Printer and co–organizer of educational printmaking experience for MSU students.

 

2014              Grant Co–recipient – MSU Academic Excellence Initiative

                       Funding received ($26,000) for the addition of a complete book arts and paper arts studio to the                            MSU Art Department. 

 

2013              Grant Co–recipient – North Dakota Humanities Council Grant

                       Funding received for social rights symposium featuring visiting artist and Guggenheim                                            recipient, Daniel Heyman.    

 

2012–2013    Education Coordinator

                       The Arts Center – Jamestown, ND.

            Duties include hiring, scheduling and over–seeing the artist in residence program; grant writing;                 coordinating all art instruction and art outreach in k–5 public and private schools; developing                       and furthering art outreach and educational programs to the community; and hiring, scheduling                   and over–seeing all adult classes offered.

2013              Visiting Artist – Minot State University

                       Spring semester 2013, Minot, ND

                       Workshop demonstrating development of the polyester plate lithographic medium; artist’s talk. 

 

2013              Featured Artist – NOTSTOCK Silkscreen Festival

                       Fall Semester 2013, Minot, ND.

                       Artist instructs, demonstrates art, and presents public lecture.

 

2007–2011    Shop Assistant to Sundog Multiples

                      UND – Grand Forks, ND.

                      Assisted in editioning as lithographer’s assistant and hand wiping of intaglio editions.  Artists                                  include:  Audrey Flack, Zoe Charlton, Daniel Heyman, Kim Ables, Peter Kuper, Helge B.                                        Skanlund, Nancy Friese, Dan Attoe, and Signe Wilkinson.

2010              Project Director and Creator:  Touched & Untouched print exchange 

                      A print exchange gathering 16 regional printmakers and their work; concluding with an exhibition                            traveling the region.  Project included full organizational responsibilities and written proposals                                for exhibition sites and funding. Suite was assessed into UND’s permanent Art Collections.

2011             Graduate Research Assistant to Art Collections

                     UND – Grand Forks, ND. 

                     Includes research duties as well as accessioning works into the collection.

 

2009–10       Printmaking Lab Technician

                     UND – Grand Forks, ND.    

                     Duties included ordering supplies, keeping inventory, organizing studio, managing students,                                   and general maintenance and upkeep of a fully functioning print studio. 

 

2010             Printer

                     Branchburg, NJ

                     Invitational by Print Council of New Jersey as part of Sundog Multiples to edition for                                                Guggenheim award winner Daniel Heyman.

 

 

 

 

EXHIBITIONS & JOURNALS                                                                                                                                     

 

2016            Superusted

                      Curated by Cheryl Wilgren Cline – Urban Institute of Contemporary Art – Grand Rapids, MI

                    #NoDAPL Folio – The Rhythm of Instinct

                      Apogee Journal – New York, NY

                    Through the Window

                       Solo Exhibition – ArtStart Gallery – Rhinelander, WI

 

2015            Superusted – 2015 Midwest Biennial

                       Curated by Cheryl Wilgren Clinekolaches The Soap Factory – Minneapolis, MN

                    The Bakken Boom: Artists Respond to the North Dakota Oil Rush

                       Plains Art Museum – Fargo, ND

                    The Rhythm of Instinct

                       Solo Exhibition – CHS Field, St. Paul, MN

                    Partial Identities II – With Ryan Stander

                       Two–Artist Exhibition – The Godfrey Dean Art Gallery – Yorkton, Saskatchewan

 

 

2014            Partial Identities – With Ryan Stander

                       Two–Artist Exhibition – Northwest Arts Center – Minot, ND

                    Under the Dakota Sky, An Exhibition Celebrating 125 Years of Statehood

                       NDAGA Invitational Exhibition – North Dakota Heritage Center – Bismarck, ND

                    Autumn Art Auction

                       North Dakota Museum of Art – Grand Forks, ND

                    Cowboys and Indians Revisited

                       Invitational Exhibition – Lewis and Clark Forth Mandan Interpretive Center Washburn, ND

                    Biennial Art Faculty Exhibit

                       Northwest Art Center – Minot State University – Minot, ND

                    NOTSTOCK exhibition

                       Invitational Exhibition – Minot State University – Minot, ND

                    Tattoo

                       62 Doors Gallery – Minot, ND

                    5 Senses

                       Award – 62 Doors Gallery – Minot, ND 

 

2013            Preface: Posters of Print

                       Solo Exhibition – Gallery 14 at DK Gallery – Fargo, ND

                    Jessica Christy & Aaron Coleman

                       Two–Artist Exhibition – VCSU Gallery – Valley City, ND

                    Fall 2013 MAPC Juried Members Exhibition

                       Banshee Press – Denver, CO

                    NOTSTOCK exhibition

                       Invitational Exhibition – 62 Doors – Minot, ND

                    PrintZero8 Exchange Juried Exhibition

                       PrintZero Studios – Seattle, WA

                       University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL

                       Managua, Nicaragua

                    Spring Gala Art Auction

                       Plains Art Museum – Fargo, ND

                    Autumn Art Auction

                       North Dakota Museum of Art – Grand Forks, ND

                    Pekin Days

                       Award – Pekin, ND 

 

 

2012            Prairie Trifecta

                       Three–Artist Exhibition – Gallery 14 at DK Gallery – Fargo, ND

                    Prairie Trifecta: Part Deux

                       Three–Artist Exhibition – Gallery 14 at DK Gallery – Fargo, ND

                    Capture the Coteau

                       Invitational Exhibition – The Arts Center – Jamestown, ND

                    Spring Gala Art Auction

                       Plains Art Museum – Fargo, ND

                    48th Jamestown Fine Arts Association Show

                       Best in Show

                       The Arts Center – Jamestown, ND

                    PrintZero8 Exchange Juried Exhibition

                       PrintZero Studios – Seattle, WA

                       Freetown Studios – Lafayette, LA

                    Pekin Days

                       Pekin, ND – Award

                    Touched and Untouched

                       Cando Art Center – Cando, ND

                       Taube Museum of Art – Minot, ND

                       Northern Lights Art Gallery – Mayville, ND

                       Bismarck Art Gallery Association – Bismarck, ND

 

 

2011            The Little Indian and the Accessory: An American Existence

                       Thesis Exhibition – The Arts Place – Grand Forks, ND

                    The Little Indian and the Accessory: An American Existence

                       Two–Artist Exhibition – The Third Street Gallery – Grand Forks, ND

                    Through the Looking Glass Women’s Invitational

                       Northwest Art Center – MSU Minot, ND

                    Exchange Group Invitational Exhibition

                       University of Shanghai for Science and Technology – Shanghai, China

                    Imitation: Group Invitational Exhibition

                       Third Street Gallery – Grand Forks, ND

                    Touched and Untouched

                       James Memorial Art Center – Williston, ND

                       Bismarck State College Gallery – Bismarck, ND

                       University of Mary Art Gallery – Bismarck, ND

                       Northwest Art Center – MSU – Minot, ND

                       The Arts Center – Jamestown, ND

 

 

2010            Mid–America Print Council Juried Show

                       Elzay Gallery – Ohio Northern University Ada, OH

                    Artlink 30th Annual National Print Exhibition

                       Artlink Gallery – Fort Wayne, IN

                    Impact ’10 (2)

                       Award – Northern State University – Aberdeen, SD

                    Impact  (1)

                       Northern State University – Aberdeen, SD

                    Valley City State University Invitational Graduate Student Exhibition

                       VCSU Gallery – Valley City, ND

                    NDUS Arts and Humanities Summit Student Exhibition

                       Dickinson State University Art Gallery – Dickinson, ND

                    Third Street Annual Art Auction

                       Third Street Gallery – Grand Forks, ND

                    Thaw Group Invitational Exhibition

                       Third Street Gallery – Grand Forks, ND

                    46th Jamestown Fine Arts Association Show

                       Award – The Arts Center – Jamestown, ND

                    Oregon Ink Spot Exchange Exhibition

                       Eastern Oregon University – Nightingale Gallery – LaGrande, OR

                    Campbell Library Faculty and Graduate Invitational Exhibition

                       Campbell Library Gallery – East Grand Forks, MN

                    Pekin Days

                       Award – Pekin, ND 

                    Art Dakota

                       Taube Museum of Art – Minot, ND

                       James Memorial Center for the Visual Arts – Williston, ND

                       Memorial Union Gallery – NDSU – Fargo, ND

                       BAGA – Bismarck, ND

                       Lake Region Heritage Center – Devils Lake, ND

 

 

2009            Watermark ‘09 Works on Paper

                       Studio 107 – Whiteville, NC

                    Americas 2009: Paperworks

                       Hartnett Hall Gallery – Minot, ND

                    Print Zero Exchange Exhibition: 2009

                       Print Zero Studios, Seattle, Washington

                       5th Parallel Gallery, University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan

                       SUNY, Buffalo, NY

                       Mouse Print Gallery, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec 

                    ASC Student Juried Exhibition

                       Award – Col. Eugene E. Myers Art Gallery – Grand Forks, ND.  

                    New Group Invitational Exhibition

                       Third Street Gallery – Grand Forks, ND

                    Women’s Work 2009 Women’s Invitational

                       Northwest Art Center – MSU – Minot, ND

                    Pekin Days

                       Award – Pekin, ND

                    Third Street Annual Art Auction

                       Third Street Gallery – Grand Forks, ND

                    45th Jamestown Fine Arts Association Show

                       The Arts Center – Jamestown, ND

                    Art Dakota

                       The Arts Center – Jamestown, ND

                       Northern Lights Art Gallery, MSU, ND

                       Bismarck State College Galleries, BSU, Bismarck, ND 

                       Dickinson State University Gallery, DSU, Dickinson, ND

                    Sheyenne River National Scenic Byway Artists’ Crawl Exhibition

                       VCSU Gallery – Valley City, ND

                    UND Graduate Student Exhibition

                       Empire Theater Gallery – Grand Forks, ND

 

 

2008            Agoraphobia Mid–America Print Council 2008 Juried Exhibition

                       Roland Dille Center for the Arts Gallery – Moorhead, MN

                    North Dakota Governor’s Office Solo Exhibition

                       ND Capitol – Bismarck, ND

                    North Dakota Museum of Art Winter Auction

                       NDMOA – Grand Forks, ND

                    ASC Student Juried Exhibition

                       Col. Eugene E. Myers Art Gallery – Grand Forks, ND

                    Pekin Days

                       Award – Pekin, ND 

                    Valley City State University Invitational Alumni Exhibition

                       VCSU Gallery – Valley City, ND

                       44th Jamestown Fine Arts Association Show    

                       The Arts Center – Jamestown, ND

                    Art Dakota

                       Northwest Art Center – Minot, ND

                       Cando Arts Center – Cando, ND

 

 

2007            North Dakota Museum of Art Fall Auction

                       NDMOA – Grand Forks, ND

                    Jessica Christy

                       Solo Exhibition – Jamestown Fine Arts Center – Jamestown, ND

                    Senior Solo Exhibition

                       VCSU Gallery – Valley City, ND

                    Women in the Picture Women’s Invitational

                       The Northwest Art Center – Minot, ND

                    43rd Jamestown Fine Arts Association Show

                       Award – The Arts Center– Jamestown, ND

                    Works on Paper 28th Annual SE Montana Juried Exhibit

                       Miles City, MT

                       Work chosen for 9 gallery traveling exhibition

                    Pekin Days

                       Pekin, ND

                    Two–Artist Exhibition

                       Mercy Gallery – Valley City, ND

                    Women’s Perspective

                       Hjemkomst Center– Moorhead, MN

 

 

2006             Northern National Art Competition

                       Award – Nicolett College Gallery – Rhinelander, WI

                    2nd Annual Sheyenne River National Scenic Byway Artists’ Crawl Exhibition

                       Award – VCSU Gallery – Valley City, ND 

                    Pekin Days

                       Award – Pekin, ND, Centennial Celebration

                    VCSU Annual Art Student Exhibition

                       Best in Show – VCSU Gallery – Valley City, ND 

                    Two–Artist Exhibition

                       Nichole’s Gallery – Fargo, ND

                    Fusion: NDUS Humanities Conference Invitational

                       Reineke Visual Arts Gallery –Fargo, ND

                    42nd Jamestown Fine Arts Association Show

                       The Arts Center – Jamestown, ND

                    Women’s Perspective

                       Hjemkomst Center – Moorhead, MN

                    The Great Winter Crow Show

                       Spirit Room – Fargo, ND

 

 

2005            VCSU Annual Art Student Exhibition

                       Best in Show – VCSU Gallery – Valley City, ND

                    Sheyenne River National Scenic Byway Artists’ Crawl Exhibition

                       VCSU Gallery – Valley City, ND

                    41st Jamestown Fine Arts Association Show

                       The Arts Center – Jamestown, ND

                    Grand Opening Exhibition: Mercy Gallery

                       Valley City, ND

                    Pekin Days

                       Pekin, ND

 

 

2004            VCSU Annual Art Student Exhibition

                       Award – VCSU Gallery, Valley City, ND

                    40th Jamestown Fine Arts Association Show

                       The Arts Center – Jamestown, ND

                    Solo Exhibition

                       VCSU Gallery – Valley City, ND

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT                                                                                                          

 

2014            Fine Art Consultant

                       Lewis and Clark Fort Mandan Interpretive Center – Washburn, ND. 

                       Aided in setting up a traveling polyester plate lithography studio to bring the practice and art of                              lithography to rural North Dakota classrooms.

                    Presenter – Center for Engaged Teaching and Learning Engagement Fair and Poster Session:                                Flat Tail Press. – MSU – Minot, ND

2013            Participant – Picturing Writing – Fostering Literacy Through Art

                       North Dakota Council on the Arts – Bismarck, ND

                    Participant –  Integrated Learning Specialist Program:

                       Strategies and Resources for Arts Integration. Oakland, CA

                    Participant – North Dakota Council on the Arts Conference

                       Bismarck, ND

 

2011             Participating Artist – Graduate Scholarly Forum

                        UND – Grand Forks, ND

2010             Participant – Assessment of Essential Studies courses

                        UND–Grand Forks, ND

                    Invitational Presenter

                        Panel lecture on personal work and MFA experience – VCSU –Valley City, ND   

                    Presenter – Panel lecture

                        Sundog Multiples: A study in collaboration between artist, student, and teacher in the                                             production of fine art printmaking.

                        North Dakota Arts and Humanities Summit – Dickinson, ND

                        Graduate Scholarly Forum – UND – Grand Forks, ND

 

2008             Participant – Solar Plates with Dan Welden Workshop

                        UND – Grand Forks, ND

                    Attendee – Mid–America Print Conference

                        Moorhead, MN

 

2006             Juror

                        Barnes County High School Biennial – Valley City, ND

 

 

 

PRINT EXCHANGES                                                                                                                            

 

2013             MSU Faculty Suite Print Exchange 

                       Minot, ND

2012             PrintZero

                       Seattle, WA

2010             Touched and Untouched

                       UND – Grand Forks, ND

                    International Print Exchange 2010

                       London, UK

                    Oregon Ink Spot 

                       Eastern Oregon University – LaGrande, OR

2009             Print Zero

                        Seattle, WA

                    Oregon Ink Spot

                        Eastern Oregon University – LaGrande, OR

2008             Mid–America Print Council Conference Exchange

                        Moorhead, MN

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