Work includes traditional and digital collage, mixed media prints, and photomontage.
1994, BFA, Painting and Sculpture, With Honors, University of Minnesota
1995-1996, Mentorship Program sponsored by Woman’s Art Registry of Minnesota
Select Juried/Curated Exhibitions
2018 Dangerous Lullabies IV, Dole Mansion Gallery, Crystal Lake, IL
2018 Art Needs People, Northern Spark Event, Cargill Hall Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2018 #00 Biennial de La Habana, Dissidence Museum, Havana, Cuba
2018 BB5, Atlantic Works Gallery, Boston, MA
2018 ORDER/CHAOS, Show Gallery Lowertown, St. Paul, MN
2017 MYSYSYPYN: First Colony, Nemeth Art Center, Park Rapids, MN
2017 RANGE, Edward & Helen Morrison Gallery, Morris MN
2017 UPRISE / ANGRY WOMEN, The Untitled Space Gallery, NYC, NY
2016 Dangerous Lullabies II, Dole Mansion Gallery, Crystal Lake, IL
2016 American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis, MN
2015 Voices: An Artist’s Perspective, NAWA Gallery, NYC, NY
2014 Die Wunderkammer, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, MN
2014 Biennial Exhibition, Minnetonka Center for the Arts, Wayzata, MN
2014 Fluxjob, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN
2014 Into the Deep Dark Forest, Gallery 122 at Hang It, Minneapolis, MN
2013 Creatives Rising, Gallery 26-19, Long Island City, NY
2013 LACDA International, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, CA
2013 The World Through My Eyes, Art Scene Today, Online Exhibition
2009 Precious Object, Cargill Hall, Hennepin County Library, Minneapolis, MN
2005 Elements Environmental Arts Exhibit, Fontenelle Park, Bellevue, NE
2004 93rd Annual Fine Arts Exhibition, Minnesota State Fair, St Paul, MN
2004 Looking For America, Washington Gallery of Photography, Bethesda, MD
2003 Inspired By A Woman, Mira Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
1999 6th National Exhibit, Mullaly Matisse Galleries, Birmingham, MI
1996 WARM Mentor Exhibition, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
1996 Farm Woman at the Switchboard, Hamline University, St. Paul, MN
1995 Featured Women WARM, The Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, MN
1995 Expressions of Devotion, Premier Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
1995 WARM’s 16th Annual Exhibit, Catherine G. Murphy Gallery, St. Paul, MN
1993 Women Making Their Mark, Coffman Union Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
1993 WARM’s 14th Annual Exhibition, MCAD Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
Select Group Exhibitions
2014 First Friday Films, Minnesota Museum of American Art, St Paul, MN
2013 4x6/6x4 Exhibition, Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction, CO
2010 Iron and Candy, Altered Esthetics Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2004 Art of Democracy, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, MN
2002 5 Minutes of Fame, 24 Hour Internet Webcast, Walker Art Center, MN
2000 The Foot in the Door Show, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, MN
2015 Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant
2014 Featured cover, Plume Poetry and Literary Magazine, August/September
2013 Award for Fine Art, Creative Quarterly Journal of Art & Design, CQ32
2013 Second Place Award, LACDA International Juried Competition, CA
Jurors Holly Harrison-L.A. Museum of Art, Peter Frank-Huffington Post
2005 Juror’s Award, Elements Environmental Exhibit, Bellevue, NE
Juror: Mark Masuoka-Curator Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver
2004 Designated State, Capitol Arts Network State Art, Washington Gallery of
Photography, Bethesda, MD, Juror Rick Vanderpool-Founding Director,
2004 Jerome Foundation Fellowship for Emerging Artists, semi-finalist
1995 Juror’s Recognition Award, WARM, St. Paul, MN
Juror Andrea Polli-curator Artrmisia Gallery, Chicago
1994 Purchase Award, Katherine E. Nash Juried Competition, Minneapolis, MN
1994 H.D. Smith Bookstore Purchase Award, Minneapolis, MN
1994 Honors Research Grant, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN
Vikings Art Collection, U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, MN
Minneapolis Art Lending Library, Minneapolis, MN
Private collections locally and nationally
2016 Mary Abbe, "Are stadiums the new museums?" Star Tribune, August 7.
2015 Shannon Fisher host, Authors on the Air Global Radio Network, The Authentic Woman.
2014 Camille Lefevre, “Into the Deep Dark Forest,” City Pages, February 5-11, 2014.
2013 Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, “Juried Competition Winners”
2013 Creative Quarterly the Journal of Art and Design, CQ32.
2012 Great Lakes Commons, “The Great Lakes Commons Artists”
2009 mnartists.org, "The Precious Object”
2009 Access+ENGAGE issue 46:2 Gods and Monsters.
2004 Doug Hanson, “Blue ribbon photos,” Star Tribune, August 27, 2004.
1995 Mary Abbe, “Intriguing show testifies to challenge of spiritual motifs,” Star Tribune, 8/13/95
1995 Lee Ann Villella, “Listen to the WARM,” Twin Cities Reader, August 2-8.
1995 Mary Abbe, “WARM’s annual show finds humor along with beauty in women’s art,” Star Tribune, August 11, 1995.