Curriculum Vitae (CV)

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020    Impression / Abdruck Kulturhaus Caserne Friedrichshafen Germany 

2019   Fix  Galerie Bagnato, Konstanz, Germany

Trashquilt Repose video sculptural installation KunstMachtKeller, Kunstnacht Konstanz Kreuzlingen, Neuwerk Kunsthalle, Konstanz, Germany

Memory Quilt (After the Flood) Start ‘19 Sculpture Network, Friedrichshafen, Germany  

2018    Mediawand Elektronikschule Tettnang public sculpture 

Himmelsschwärmer, Installation, St. Nicolas Church, Friedrichshafen, Germany

2014    Unterströmung (Undercurrent) Galerie Bagnato, Constance, Germany

2012    Between Two Rivers, Hillyer Art Space, Washington DC 

Between Two Rivers II, Sarah Silberman Gallery, Montgomery College, MD

2010     Immersion, Herman Maril Gallery, College Park, Maryland

2009    Head / Spin, Bockley Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020 Mit Kunst aus der Krise (With Art from the Crisis) with Internationalen Bodenseeclub, Galerie Gunzoberg, Überlingen, Germany

Art Karlsruhe with Galerie Bagnato, Karlsruhe, Germany

2019 Confluence, Safehouse 1, The Jenny Gallery, London, England

Kassandra Project, Railroad Gallery. Salem2Salem Exhibition, Salem New York

Einmaleins (maleins) Members Exhibition, Kunstverein Friedrichshafen, Germany

2018    Art Karlsruhe with Galerie Bagnato, Karlsruhe, Germany

2017    Debtfair Occupy Museums, Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of Art New York, New York

Eisenguss Team Elysium, Moving Poets Society, Berlin, Germany

Iron Tribe, Burris Hall Art Gallery, New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, New Mexico

Sessions Elevator Sessions, 3 channel video installation, 30 Jahre Jübilaum, Gallery Bagnato, Konstanz, Germany

Präsentation, Studio Bagnato, Konstanz, Germany

2016     Micro Monuments, Center for Hellenic Studies, Washington, DC

Matthäus Passion 432 Hertz (Passion of Saint Matthew) Zwölf Apostel, 60 Jahre Fischbacher St. Magnus Kirche, Fischbach, Germany 

Franconia 20th Anniversary Alumni Show, Casket Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Micro Monuments, Salzlandmuseum, Schönebeck, Germany   

2015    Kunst in Wohnzimmer (Art in living rooms) Meersburg, Germany

2014    30 Jahre Jugendkunstschule Bodenseekreis, Rote Haus Galerie, Meersburg

Iron Maidens, AFA Gallery, Scranton, Pennsylvania

En Route, screening, Experimental Kino Abend (Experimental film night) Cinegreth, Überlingen, Germany

Zauber der Kunst, Magic of Art, video 20. Jahrhundert in Zehn Minuten (20th Century in 10 minutes) Rote Haus Galerie Bodenseekreis, Meersburg

2013    7 Days to Go, Johanna Knöpfle Atelier, Salem, Germany

Iron Maidens: Women of Contemporary Cast Iron, Fine Art Museum, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina

2012    Sculpture Now, Pepco Gallery, Washington DC

US/UK Iron Olympics Exhibition, Salem Courthouse, Salem, New York   

31st Annual Montpelier Invitational Sculpture Exhibition, Montpelier Art Center, Laurel, Maryland

Divination Method MFA Thesis Exhibition, The Art Gallery, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland

It’s a small small world, Family Business, New York, New York

2011    En Route, Transformer Storefront Video, Washington DC

Salem2Salem, Salem Artworks, Salem, New York

Iron Maidens US and UK women cast iron sculptors, University of Saint Catherine, Saint Paul, Minnesota

 Iron Maidens, Denbigh Library, Wales, United Kingdom

 Intersections, DC Artworks, Hyattsville, Maryland

 Midpoint, Stamp Gallery, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland

2010    Best Works Plus, Gallery Artists Marion Royael, Beacon, New York

Best Works, Gallery Artists Marion Royael, Beacon, New York

Salem2Salem, Neues Musuem, Salem, Germany 

Iron Maidens, International Conference of Contemporary Cast Iron Art, Kidwelly, Wales, United Kingdom

Greyson’s View, ArtDC. Hyattsville, Maryland

Remember your First Time, Herman Maril Gallery, College Park, Maryland

Made of Dreams, Marion Royael Gallery, Beacon, New York

Structural Esprit, Marion Royael Gallery, Beacon, New York

2009     Screen Burns, JCIA Video, Brooklyn, New York

Sculpture: 301, ArtDC, Hyattsville, Maryland

Immagillaboration, Florida Community College, Jacksonville, Florida 

Iron Maidens, Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, Cwmbran, Wales, UK

2008    Franconia, 12 years of Casting, Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater, Minnesota

FERROSCITY, Salem Art Works, Salem, New York    Contemporary Cast Iron 

Exhibition, Butley Mills Studios, Suffolk, United Kingdom 

Standard Issue Iron Pour Showcase, Cornocopia Art Center, Lanesboro, Minnesota

Potluck Show, Bockley Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Open Studio Artist, Franconia Sculpture Park, Franconia, Minnesota

Pop up Show, Art A Whirl, Gallery 13, Minneapolis, Minnesota

2007    Cary Hill Sculpture Park, Salem Art Works, Salem, New York

Ferrous Aurora, Lizzards Art Gallery, Duluth, Minnesota

Art Shanty/ mnatists.org ice shanty, Medicine Lake, Minnesota

2006    Iron Artist, Franconia Sculpture Park, Franconia, Minnesota

Jamie’s Gallery, Fulton Arts Walk, Chicago Sculpture Works, Chicago, Illinois

Columbus Invitational Iron Exhibition, Brand’s Inc. Columbus, Indiana

Iron Exhibition, Common Language 5th Annual Iron Pour, Poplar, Wisconsin

2005    POHOShow, Shoebox Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Molten Metal, Chicago Artist Month, Chicago Sculpture Works, Chicago, Illinois

Iron Artist, Franconia Sculpture Park, Franconia, Minnesota

Aurora Pours, Contemporary Cast Iron Exhibition, Superior, Wisconsin

Snowbird Contemporary Cast Iron, New Orleans Sculpture Lab, Louisiana

2004     Element/ Balance, MAC Music and Arts Collective, Duluth, Minnesota   

Golau: Expressions of Light, J Pepper Inn Art Gallery, Knife River, Minnesota

2003     US/UK Cast Iron Exhibition, Berllanderi South Wales, United Kingdom

Turn Up the Heat 2500 degrees J Pepper Inn Art Gallery Knife River, Minnesota

COLLABORATIVE PERFORMANCE PROJECTS

2015     Prometheus 2015 Symphony for Music, Light und Video Installation, live video improvisation, 15 x 42 feet, 20 mi., Composer: Philippe Wozniak, Graf-Zeppelin-Haus, Friedrichshafen, Germany

2014    Projektraum Reservoir 60 Jahre Wasserwerk ABRW, Reservoir Hümpeler 3 channel video Installation 30 feet each, 30 min with Alain & Philippe Wozniak, Anna Katharina Aichroth, Balgach, Switzerland   

2011    En Route, single channel video, sound with Alain Wozniak, 29 minutes Salem, Art Works, Salem, New York

Cimmerian Light, set design with Sharon Mansur, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, College Park, Maryland

2009     Ped Pex Power Pod Art Shanty Projects, outdoor social sculpture with Colin and Veronica Glidden, Medicine Lake, Minnesota

AWARDS AND HONORS

2012    David Driscoll Award for Excellence, University of Maryland, College Park

2010    Daniel Nicholson Ohlke Award for Excellence, University of Maryland 

2009    Teaching Graduate Scholarship University of Maryland, College Park

Open Studio Artist Award, Franconia Sculpture Park, Minnesota

2006    Arrowhead Regional Arts Board Project Grant -with Common Language

2005    Arrowhead Regional Arts Board Project Grant -with Common Language

1990    Departmental Honors, University of Minnesota, Duluth 

1989     Alice Tweed Touhy Museum Purchase Award Tweed Museum, Duluth, Minnesota

1984    Intercollegiate Volleyball Scholarship -Tuition and Fees, University of Minnesota Duluth, Minnesota

CURRENT TEACHING POSITION

Jugendkunstschule Bodenseekreis Meersburg

Lecturer    Vorstudium Gestaltung Projektunterrichts: (University Preparation Course Project classes) Foundations:  Drawing, Painting, Installation, Color Theory, Video, Sculpture, Contemporary Practice (Feb. 2013 – present)

INVITED TALKS

2019    Artist Lecture Hartwick College , Oneonta, New York

2009    Guest Critic, Senior Sculpture and Installation Seminar, Maryland College Institute of Art, Baltimore, Maryland

2008    Lecture: Contemporary Practice, College of Saint Catherine, Saint Paul, Minnesota

2007    Lecture: Professional Practice, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

VISITING ARTIST

2012    Artist in Residence, Student Collaboration, Sarah Silberman Gallery, Montgomery College Rockville, Maryland

2012    Iron Pour, Mother’s day Pour, University of Saint Catherine, Minnesota

2009    Iron Pour, Mother’s Day Pour, College of Saint Catherine, Minnesota 

2009    Aluminum Pour, St Cloud State University, Minnesota

Cast Aluminum Workshop, Lake Superior College, Duluth, Minnesota

2007    Pele Iron Pour, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse      

2006    Fulton Arts Walk, Chicago Sculpture Works, Illinois 

2005    Molten Metal: 1 Building, 6 Artists Chicago Sculpture Works, Illinois

SERVICE TO PROFESSION / OUTREACH

Franconia Sculpture Park, Franconia, Minnesota Outreach and Education Coordinator, 2008-2009

Salem Art Works, Salem, New York Workshop Director, Instructor, A Movable Feast Iron Pour, 2008

Common Language Artist Initiative Board Member 1996-2009

Project Director, Instructor, Furnace Operator, Elemental Pour Iron Casting Residency, Poplar, Wisconsin 2003 – 2007 

International Conference of Contemporary Cast Iron Sculpture Board Member 2016, 2008 Research and Data base

Duluth Art Institute Board Member 1993-1996

Blue Water Dance Institute Duluth, Minnesota Performing Member 1992-2000

CURATING

2020    Xavier Tavera Borderlands Kunsthaus Caserne, Friedrichshafen, Germany

2019     Leah Frankel Lakes | Lines ProjekTraum FN, Friedrichshafen, Germany     

Joanna Klakla Icon Body, ProjekTraum FN, Friedrichshafen, Germany

2018    Xavier Tavera Borderlands +catalog, ProjekTraum FN, Friedrichshafen, Germany 

Dougie Padilla Heaven y Hell, ProjekTraum FN, Friedrichshafen, Germany     

Davor Ljubičić Constellation – Drawing Installation ProjekTraum FN,         Friedrichshafen, Germany                         

Fryderyk Heinzel Beyond the Landscape +catalog, ProjekTraum FN,         Friedrichshafen, Germany

Julie Anne Ward Containers Containing +catalog, ProjekTraum FN, Friedrichshafen, Germany                       

Jack Henry Terraforms ProjekTraum FN, Friedrichshafen, Germany   

Mark Earnhart, Jodi Lightner  Mooring ProjekTraum FN, Friedrichshafen

2016    Justine Johnson: Indigo ProjekTraum FN, Friedrichshafen, Germany   

2015    Jim Denomie Paintings, +catalog, ProjekTraum FN, Friedrichshafen, Germany

2006    Columbus Sculpture Community Invitational, Columbus, Indiana

2005     National Invitational Aurora Pours Northern Arts Superior, Wisconsin

2004    David Everett Industrial Artifacts J Pepper Inn, Knife River, Minnesota

2003    Carl Gawboy New Works J Pepper Inn, Knife River, Minnesota

Bob Pokorney New Paintings J Pepper Inn, Knife River, Minnesota

Carla Stetson Bird in the Hand J Pepper Inn, Knife River, Minnesota

Turn up the Heat 2750 National Invitational, J Pepper Inn,  Knife River, Minnesota

2002    Sterling L Rathsack Revisited J Pepper Inn, Knife River, Minnesota

Jen Dietrich & Sterling, Rathsack A Show of Hands, J Pepper Inn, Knife River   

1995    Art in the Garden, Four Community Gardens, Duluth, Minnesota

PERFORMANCE – CHOREOGRAPHY

2011    Kunstlabor, interactive kinetic triggered sound piece Kluftern Art Castle Klufterner Figuren-Festivals, Friedrichshafen, Germany

2010     Bronze/ Half Flesh Solo Improvisation Neues Museum Salem, Germany

2005     [ ] Body Cartography Project Walker Art Center Minneapolis, Minnesota 

Seed, Solo Improvisation, New Orleans Sculpture Lab New Orleans, Louisiana

2003     Element / Balance Duluth Music and Arts Collective Solo Improvisation

Solo Improvisation US/UK Cast Iron Residency Wales United Kingdom

Choreographers Evening, Out of the Blue Dance Duluth, Minnesota

2002     Choreographers Evening, Out of the Blue Dance Cooperative, Duluth, Minnesota

2001     Dances on the Lakewalk, Blue Water Dance Duluth, Minnesota

1999    Bridge Dancing 2, Mary Lee Hardenbergh,The Lift Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

1996    Solstice, Michael George, Studio 6A, Hennepin Center for the Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1992-2001    Annual Dance Concert, Blue Water Dance  Director: Michael George Duluth, Minnesota

RESIDENCIES

2019    Salem2Salem Interdisciplinary Invitational collaborating across disciplines Salem Art Works, 3 weeks Salem, New York

2011     Salem2Salem Interdisciplinary Invitational collaborating across disciplines Salem Art Works, 3 weeks Salem, New York

2010    Salem2Salem interdisciplinary Invitational collaborating across disciplines Salem Castle, 4 weeks Salem, Germany

2009    Open Studio Artist, Franconia Sculpture Park, 9 weeks Franconia, Minnesota

2008    A Movable Feast Iron Pour, Workshop Director Salem Art Works,     Salem, New York 

Community+ Collaboration Hot Metal Pour, Franconia Sculpture Park, 2 weeks Shafer, Minnesota

Common Language VII North Shore Pour Director, Furnace Operator 1 week Poplar, Wisconsin

2007     Community + Collaboration Hot Metal Pour, Franconia Sculpture Park, 1 week Shafer, Minnesota  

Salem Art Works Iron Pour + Symposium, 1 week Salem, New York 

Common Language VI Cast Iron Residency,1 week Poplar, Wisconsin

US/UK Contemporary Cast Iron Sculpture Residency, 1 week Salem Art Works, Salem, New York

2006    Hot Metal Pour Franconia Sculpture Park, 1 week Shafer, Minnesota 

Common Language V Cast Iron Residency, 1 week Poplar, Wisconsin

Columbus Sculpture Invitational Community, 1 week Columbus, Indiana

2005    Elemental IV Common Language Iron Residency, 1 week Poplar, Wisconsin

Community + Collaboration Hot Metal Pour, Franconia Sculpture Park, 1 week   Shafer, Minnesota

Make it Hot Iron Pour, New Orleans Sculpture Lab, 1 week New Orleans, Louisiana

Iron Snowbird Iron Pour & Exhibition, New Orleans Sculpture Lab, 1 week New Orleans, Louisiana

2004    Elemental Pour 2004, Cast Iron Residency 1 week Poplar, Wisconsin

2003    US/UK 7 Cast Iron Sculpture Residency, Berllanderi Sculpture Workshop, Raglan Wales, United Kingdom

MEDIA COVERAGE

2020    Arbeit in den Ateliers der Künstler im INternationalen Bodenseeclub (IBC) ging im Shutdown weiter (Terrifying aesthetic calm) Suedkurier, Erwin Niederer 5 June. (group exhibition)

Erschreckende ästhetische Ruhe (Terrifying aesthetic calm) Schwaebische Zeitung, Brigette Gieselhart 4 Feb. (curating)

Aus Müll wird Kunst (Turning trash into art) Schwaebische Zeitung, Gudrun Schäfer-Burmeister January 22 (solo)

2019    Vom Sperrholz zum Lebensraum (From plywood to Habitat) Südkurier, October 10 (two person)

2017    Kann Kunst die Welt verändern? (Can Art Change the World?) Lena Reiner, Schwäbische Zeitung, July 12

2016     Zwölf Apostel Begrüßen dei Besucher (Twelve apostles welcome the visitors) Brigitte Geiselhart, Südkurier May 27 (group)

Archäologie im Bergwerk der Träum (Archeology in the Mine of Dreams) Harald   Ruppert, Südkurier March 12 (solo)

2015     Horizonterweiterung zum Muttertag (Horizon Expansion for Mother’s Day) Harald Ruppert, Südkurier, May 12 (performance collaboration)

“Sound and Color” explodieren beim Konzert (Sound and color explodes by concert) Christel Voith, Schwäbische Zeitung, May 10 (performance collaboration)

2014     Galerie Bagnato zeigt Träume (Galerie Bagnato shows dreams) Joachim  Schwitzler, Schwäbische Zeitung, September 30  (solo)

Experimental Kinoabend bei Salem2Salem (Experimental Film Night at    Salem2Salem), Kino Überlingen, Schwäbische Zeitung, August 20 (group)

2012    Montpelier sculpture show knows no boundaries, Mike Giuliano, Baltimore Sun, July 26

2011    Pearson Widrig and Sharon Mansur, Emily Macel Theys, Dance Magazine March 18

2009    Field Museum Constructing art and science on a frozen Minnesota lake, Katherin Scharpe, Seed Magazine Online, January

3 Minute Egg, Video spot online, Matt Peiken, January

2008    Landscape for Art, Contemporary Sculpture Parks, Edited by Glenn Harper and Twylene Moyer, University of Washington Press

Art is Weeds, Glenn Gordon, Secrets of the City Online, December

A Nomadic Iron Tribe, Ann Klefstad Duluth News Tribune, June

2004     Elemental Pour, Venture North, WDSE PBS Public Television Spot Aired  Statewide in Minnesota October

ENTREPRENEUR

2015 –    ProjekTraum FN l’Atelier Glidden Wozniak project space, exhibitions, curating, installation, marketingweb; design, blog, e-commerce Fine Art + Music

2000-2004    J Pepper Inn B&B and Gallery Knife River, Minnesota

1992-2007     Minoan Painting, Duluth and Saint Paul, Minnesota Restoration Specialist for Residential, Decorative Painting Color Consulting, Plaster, Carpentry

LANGUAGES

English (Native)

German beginner, conversational