Work Summary

Work includes traditional and digital collage, mixed media prints, and photomontage.


1994, BFA, Studio Arts, With Honors, University of Minnesota

1995-1996, Mentorship Program sponsored by Woman’s Art Registry of Minnesota


Select Juried/Curated Exhibitions

2019     Upcoming - 32nd Annual Northern National Exhibit, Nicolet Art Gallery, Rhinelander, WI

2019     Upcoming - Minnesota State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition, St. Paul, MN

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

Select Awards/Honors

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,

             StateArts, Texas

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

Selected Bibliography


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, "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.