Resume

Education

Spring 2004 Master of Fine Arts | Sculpture and Print Media
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, IL)

Spring 2002 Bachelor of Fine Arts | Interdisciplinary Studies
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, IL)

1995-1996 The College of the Atlantic (Bar Harbor, ME)

1994 Rhode Island School of Design (Providence, RI)

Selected Exhibitions

Upcoming 2015:

“Angel Soldier Dance Sublime” Target Gallery, Torpedo Factory (Alexandria, VA)

“Three Person Exhibition” Deer Isle Artists Association (Deer Isle, ME)

2015

“The Farm Project” (solo) Maine Farmland Trust Gallery (Belfast, ME)

“The Piano Roll Project: Shared Sensibilities” Museum L/A (Lewiston, ME)

“Spring Juried Exhibit” Asymmetric Arts and Black Hole Galleries (Rockland, ME)

“Kintsugi: The Beauty of the Imperfect” Blue Hill Public Library (Blue Hill, ME)

“Paint the Peninsula” Blue Hill Public Library (Blue Hill, ME)

2014

“Space and Waves and Tendencies” (solo) Leonard R. Craig Gallery, Unity College (Unity, ME)

“Phases Of Matter” (3 person), Deer Isle Artists Association (Deer Isle, ME)

“Abide With Me” Cynthia Winings Gallery (Blue Hill, ME)

“Arc-en-ciel” Deer Isle Artists Association (Deer Isle, ME)

“Pin It Up II” Deer Isle Artists Association (Deer Isle, ME)

“Paint the Peninsula” Blue Hill Public Library (Blue Hill, ME)

2013

“Beauty Abounds” Cynthia Winings Gallery (Blue Hill, ME)

“Unpleated” Deer Isle Artists Association (Deer Isle, ME)

“Pin It Up” Deer Isle Artists Association (Deer Isle, ME)

“Earth” Waterfall Arts (Belfast, ME)

“Yellow” Pearson Legacy Gallery (Deer Isle, ME)

“Paint the Peninsula” Blue Hill Public Library (Blue Hill, ME)

2012

“Contemplation” Deer Isle Artists Association (Deer Isle, ME)

“The Princely Print” Deer Isle Artists Association (Deer Isle, ME)

“Paint the Peninsula” Blue Hill Public Library (Blue Hill, ME)

“Memoirs d’Elephants” l’Atelier (Nantes, France)

2011

“Subliminalscapes” Deer Isle Artists Association (Deer Isle, ME)

“Red” Isalos Gallery (Deer Isle, ME)

“All Member’s Show” Deer Isle Artists Association (Deer Isle, ME)

2010

“Mutaion Douce” (two person) l’Atelier Alain LeBras (Nantes, France)

“Notes From Fowler Farm” (solo) Brooksville Library (Brooksville, ME)

“Kaleidoscope” Deer Isle Artists Association (Deer Isle, ME)

“All Members Show” Deer Isle Artists Association (Deer Isle, ME)

“Noah’s Ark” Pearson Legacy Gallery (Deer Isle, ME)

2009

“Just Look at Yourself” Center for Maine Contemporary Art (Rockport, ME)

“Le Clou 7” l’Atelier, Les Amis du Musee des Beaux Arts (Nantes, France)

“l’Art Prend l’Air” Enterprise Jaunasse (Nantes, France)

“Aller-Retour” 2Angles Artotheque (Flers, France)

“Le Printemps de THV” Transformeurs at Hindigo, following month long residency with

Sophie Papiau (Nantes, France)

2008

“Monologs” Festival Salento Negoamaro (Lecce, Italy)

“l’Art Prend l’Air” Espace Delrue (Nantes, France)

“Transformeurs” ETR (Nantes, France)

Creation of an artistic collective, Purple Tiger, with Sophie Papiau

2007

“Notions of Wilderness” Kasia Kay Art Projects Gallery (Chicago, Il)

2006

“Group Show” Kasia Kay Art Projects Gallery (Chicago, IL)

2005

“NOVA Young Art Fair” New Context Gallery (Chicago, IL)

“Scope-New York” (featured artist) New Context Gallery (New York, NY)

“Scope-Miami” New Context Gallery (Miami, FL)

2004

“Global Art Salon” New Context Gallery (Chicago, IL)
“MFA Thesis Exhibition” The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
“Crosswalk” 1926 Exhibition Studies Space (Chicago, IL)
“My Secret Valentine IV” Verge Productions (Chicago, IL)

2003

“Salt of the Stars” (two person) Creative Electronic Studios (Minneapolis, MN)
“Animal Farm” Creative Electric Studios (Minneapolis, MN)

2002

“The Anniversary Show” 1R Gallery (Chicago, IL)
“Northern” (solo) 1R Gallery (Chicago, IL)
“16th Evanston + Vicinity Biennial” Evanston Art Center (Evanston, IL)
“BFA Exhibition” The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, IL)

2000

“Object Constancy: Collected Installations” (solo) Area Gallery, University of Southern Maine (Portland, ME)
“Juried Fiber and Textile Exhibit” Chocolate Church Art Center (Bath, ME)
“On the Horizon” Union of Maine Visual Artists’ Juried Show College of the Atlantic (Bar Harbor, ME)
Travelled to Museum at University of New England, Portland, Maine.

1996

“Annual Juried Exhibition” Center for Maine Contemporary Art (Rockport, ME)

1995

“Annual Juried Exhibition” Center for Maine Contemporary Art (Rockport, ME)
“Spring Vision” and “Self-Portraits” Union of Maine Visual Artists (Ellsworth, ME)

1994

“Freshmen Biennial” Rhode Island School of Design (Providence, RI)

Residencies

March 2014 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont.
October 2010 Atelier Alain LeBras, City of Nantes, France.
May 2009 ETR, Nantes, France.

Workshops/Classes

2015, 2013, 2012, 2001, 1995, 1994 Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, Maine.
1997, 2000 Oxbow Artist’s Colony, Saugatuck, Michigan.
1996 Burren College of Art, County Clare, Ireland.

Awards and Honors

2002-2004 Trustee Merit Scholarship, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (MFA)
1997-2002 Presidential Merit Scholarship, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (BFA)
1994 Dean‘s List, Rhode Island School of Design

Publications

Bangor Daily News, Belfast Exhibit Showcases Art Behind Farming, March 13, 2015

Presse Ocean, Onze Artistes Cloue, Stephane Pajot, March 9, 2009

Pulse, Salt of the Stars @ Creative Electric Studios, Valerie Valentine, 2003
Chicago Tribune, Evanston Center Shows Local Artists, Lisa Stein, 2002
F News, What Would Jesus Do with a BFA, Joanne Hinkel, 2002

Other Art Related Work

Upcoming Fall 2015: Farnsworth Art Museum – “Artist on Art” – panel participant, Rockland, Maine.

2015 Slow Living Summit – “Art, Food and Farming” – panel participant, Brattleboro, Vermont.

2014 Visiting Artist, College of the Atlantic

– two artist lectures

– taught workshop titled ‘Paper/Cloth/Needle/Thread’

– participation in critique of student work, and creation of a collaborative installation

2013 Founding Member of the Royal Tar Collective – Art Collective

2012- 2105 Deer Isle Artists Association – ‘Exhibition Chair’ on the board of Deer Isle Artists Association, elected volunteer position
– responsible for organization and production of exhibits from May-December

2012- 2014 Deer Isle Artists Association – Drawing teacher for Middle School students
– curriculum development and teaching

2002-4 Teaching Assistant – The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
– Advanced Printmaking
– Lithography
– Screenprinting
– Etching

2003 Artist’s Studio Assistant – Deborah Boardman