SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2018   
• Four Jerome Artists; Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis

2017   
Members Juried Exhibition; Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis
• Fiber & Clay; AZ Gallery, St. Paul, Minn.
• MNWCA Juried Exhibition; St. Peter, Minn.

2016   
Color in Common; Northfield Arts Guild Gallery, Northfield, Minn.
Mystery and Ambiguity; Howard Conn Fine Arts Gallery, Minneapolis
MN NICE Exhibition; Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis

2016-2006 
Art-A-WhirlArt Attack: Annual Open Studio Events, Studiopolis 423, Northrup King Bldg., Minneapolis

2013    
• Society of Minnesota Sculptors Annual Juried Show; Gallery 13, Minneapolis

2012    
• Sculpture by the River; Society of Minnesota Sculptors Annual Juried Show, 
The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, Wisc. 

2011     
InsideOut; The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, Wisc. 
The Nature of Art; Society of Minnesota Sculptors Annual Exhibition, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
Arts of the Holidays Juried Invitational; Minnetonka Center for the Arts, Wayzata, Minn.

2009     
Ox-Bow Winter Benefit InvitationalSchool of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Ill.
Fall Show; Crossings at Carnegie, Zumbrota, Minnesota
Arts of the Holidays Juried Invitational; Minnetonka Center for the Arts, Wayzata, Minn.

2008      
Mystery and Myth; The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, Wisc.
Arts of the Holidays Juried InvitationalMinnetonka Center for the Arts, Wayzata, Minn.

2007     
Wish you were here! An Exhibition of Work by Ox-Bow’s Artists in ResidenceHolland, Mich.
Northeast Minneapolis Clay TourStudiopolis 423, Northrup King Building, Minneapolis

2006     
Holiday Show InvitationalMinnetonka Center for the Arts, Wayzata, Minn.
Gallery 360 Window Installation, Minneapolis, Minn.
Northeast Minneapolis Clay Tour; Studiopolis, Northrup King Building, Minneapolis

2005     
Frank Stone GalleryFall Show/Northeast Minneapolis Clay Tour, Minneapolis

2004     
Gallery 360: 5 Foot ShowMinneapolis

2003     
Biennial ExhibitionOne of twelve Midwest artists selected; Minnetonka Center for the Arts, Wayzata, Minn.

2001     
Spotlight ShowHopkins Center for the Arts, Hopkins, Minn. 


GRANTS | AWARDS | COMMISSION | RESIDENCY

2017 
• Recipient of a Jerome Ceramic Artist Project Grant, awarded by Northern Clay Center.

• Studio: HERE; one of 12 artists selected to spend a day creating work and engaging with the public at the Minnesota State Fair

2017-14 
• Four-time recipient of an Arts Learning Grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board: This grant funds my clay classes held at independent, assisted living, and memory care communities for older adults. As an outreach to the broader community and to educate the public about the benefits of lifelong arts learning, I also curate onsite exhibitions of learners’ artwork and annual public exhibitions at the Eden Prairie Library to showcase art from all learners.

2015  
• Arts in Harmony International Juried Exhibition; Cari Rock Memorial Award for Best Ceramics; Elk River, Minn.

2014  
• Public artwork commission: ”To be an artist is to believe in life.” Design, production, and installation of a ceramic wall artwork commissioned by the City of Eden Prairie Art Center.

2012
• Arts in Harmony International Juried Exhibition; Cari Rock Memorial Award for Best Ceramics; Elk River, Minn.

2010
• Arts in Harmony 15th Annual National Show; Award of Excellence; Elk River, Minn.

2009
• Minnesota State Fair Annual Fine Arts Exhibition; Fourth Award
• Arts in Harmony 14th Annual National Show; Merit Award; Elk River, Minn.

2007
• Residency, Ox-Bow School of Art; School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Residency Scholarship; Saugatuck, Mich. 

2001
• Minnesota State Fair Annual Fine Arts Exhibition; Fourth Award
• Members Juried Show; Award of Excellence; Edina Art Center; Edina, Minn.
• Members Juried Show; Merit Award; Minnetonka Center for the Arts; Wayzata, Minn.

2000
• Members Juried Show; Merit Award; Hopkins Center for the Arts; Hopkins, Minn.
• Members Juried Show; Award of Excellence; Edina Art Center; Edina, Minn. 


JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2017
• Minnesota Women Ceramic Artists Juried Exhibition; 
St. Peter, Minn. • Juror: Mary Roettger

• Minnesota State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition; Juror: Mike Norman

Arts in Harmony International Juried Exhibition; Blaine, Minn. • Juror: Curt Pederson, Curator; American Swedish Institute

2015
Minnesota State Fair Annual Fine Arts Exhibition

2014
Concordia Continental Ceramics Competition; Concordia University; St. Paul, Minn.

2012
Concordia Continental Ceramics Competition; Concordia University; St. Paul, Minn.
Juror: Sarah Millfelt, Director; Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis
Minnesota State Fair Annual Fine Arts Exhibition; Juror of Ceramics: Monica Rudquist
Sculpture by the River • Society of Minnesota Sculptors Annual Juried Show;
The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, Wis.

2011
Arts in Harmony International Juried Exhibition; Elk River, Minn.
Minnesota State Fair Annual Fine Arts Exhibition; Juror of Ceramics: Ernest Miller
Hopkins Center for the Arts Annual Members’ Juried Exhibition

2010
Arrowhead Biennial Exhibition; Duluth Art Institute, Duluth, Minn.
Minnesota State Fair Annual Fine Arts Exhibition
Minnesota Women Ceramic Artists Members Juried Exhibition

2009
Minnesota Women Ceramic Artists Annual Juried Exhibition
Jurors: Gail Kendall, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln; Janet Williams, Univ. of North Carolina, Charlotte

2006
Concordia Continental Ceramics Competition (2 works accepted); Concordia Univ.; St. Paul, Minn.
Jurors: Marko Fields, Keith J. Williams, and Mika Negishi-Laidlaw
Members’ Juried Show; Minnetonka Center for the Arts; Wayzata, Minn.

2005
Minnesota State Fair Annual Fine Arts Exhibition; Juror of Ceramics: Ron Netton

2003
Biennial Exhibition; One of 12 Midwest artists selected; Minnetonka Center for the Arts; Wayzata, Minn.

2002
Artists Council 33rd Annual National Juried Exhibition; Palm Springs Art Museum; Palm Springs, Calif.
15th National Juried Exhibition (2 works accepted); South Cobb Arts Alliance; Mableton, Ga.
Minnesota State Fair Annual Fine Arts Exhibition; Juror of Ceramics: Mike Norman

2001
Ceramics Invitational; Minnetonka Center for the Arts; Wayzata, Minn. 


EDUCATION | TRAINING

2017-16MN NICE2 • Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis
2016-15Minnesota New Institute for Ceramic Education (MN NICE) • Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis
2013-12ArtSage Teacher Training Initiative: One of 60 artists selected statewide for training to bring arts learning to older adults. Ongoing • Education in the ceramic arts: Classes, workshops, conferences, lectures
1975-71University of Illinois at Champaign/Urbana • Four-year academic scholarship; Bachelor of Fine Arts
1971-66School of the Art Institute of Chicago • Sculpture, figure drawing, mixed media, and printmaking


TEACHING AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

2017-2014  • Teaching artist/grantee; Minnesota State Arts Board Arts Learning Grant
2016 • Artist Initiative Grant Review Panelist, Minnesota State Arts Board
2014 • Make-A-Wish Minnesota artist: Collaborative sculpture with a Wish Child; artwork donation to fundraiser.
2013 • ArtSage Teacher Training Initiative: One of 60 artists selected statewide for training to bring arts learning to older adults.
2014-2012 • Juror, Eden Prairie Art Crawl
Present-2009 • Teaching Artist, Eden Prairie Art Center • Clay handbuilding classes, workshops
2012-2010 • Northern Clay Center • Volunteer tour guide
Present-2006 • Studiopolis (year-round exhibition and sales gallery) • Northrup King Building, 423 • Minneapolis


MEDIA

2016 • KYMN Radio Interview • Art Zany, Radio for the Imagination • Northfield MN