EDUCATION

1994 MFA, University of Nebraska Lincoln

AWARDS AND GRANTS

2007 Artist Grant, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont
         American Academy in Rome Prize, Candidate Nominee, Nominated by Roberto Juarez
2006 Assistanship and Summer Residency, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
2007 Artist Grant, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont
2001 Individual Artist Fellowship Merit Award, Nebraska Arts Council, Omaha, Nebraska
1999 Featured Artist, Art Beyond Boundaries, Sheridand, Wyoming
1998 Individual Artist Fellowship Merit Award, Nebraska Arts Council, Omaha, Nebraska
1991 Juror's Award, Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, Iowa

SELECTIVE SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2008 "Artificiality" - Realform Project Space, Williamsburg, New York
2007 "Morphology" - Grogan Gallery of Fine Art, Tucson, Arizona
2006 "Good Hope" - Anderson O'Brien Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska
2003 "Paintings & Collages" - Hayden Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska
2002 "Specificity" - ALMADARTE GALERIA, Costa De Caparica, Portugal
         "Vermont" - University of Nebraska, Eisentrager/Howard Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska
         "New Paintings" - Haydon Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska
2001 "Then and Now" - Witter Gallery, Storm Lake, Iowa
         "Life's Rhythms" - VIRIDIAN, Viridian Artists, Inc., New York, New York
         "Paintings" - Gallery 1011, Omaha, Nebraska
1998 "Paintings" - Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, Iowa
1997 "Cities" - Anderson/O'Brien Gallery, (April-May), Omaha, Nebraska
1996 "Paintings and Sculpture" - Governor's Mansion, Lincoln, Nebraska
1995 "Yangtze River Waterfalls" - Hillmer Gallery, College of St. Mary, Omaha, Nebraska
1994 "Embodied Objects" - Master of Fine Arts Exhibition, University of Nebraska Lincoln Art Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska          "Master of Fine Art Biennial Exhibition" - Sheldon Art Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska

SELECTIVE GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2009 "Pushing Paint", Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, Nebraska
         “PooL Art Fair”, Wyndham Garden Hotel, New York, NY
         “Generations”, MEDICI Art Group, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
         "Domestic Spaces: Memories, Past and Present," Emery Gallery, Duchesne Academy, Omaha, NE
2008 "True to Form", Article Projects/532 Gallery, New York, NY, curated by David Gibson
         “Collage and Form”, National Academy of Art, New York, NY
2007 Cooper Union Summer Residency, Open Studios, New York, NY
         Group Show and Auction, Slap and Tickle, Kansas City, Missouri
         "Roaring Fork Open", Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Colorado
2006 "Private Pleasures" SVA School of Visual Arts - Open Studios, New York, NY
         "Night of 1000 Drawings" Artists Space, New York, NY
         "Postcards from the Edge" Visual AIDS, Sikkema Jenkins & Co. Gallery, New York, NY 2005
2005 Cooper Union Summer Residency, Open Studios, New York, NY
2004 "Stiletto" SVA School of Visual Arts, Open Studios, New York, NY
         "America" Nassau County Museum, Roslyn Harbor, New York
2003 "20/20" Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, Nebraska
         "Small Treasures" Haydon Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska
2001 "A Contemporary Art Oasis", Viridian Gallery, Navajo, Colorado
         "RSVP" The Museum of Nebraska Art, Nebraska Invitational Exhibition, Kearney, Nebraska
         "Prints and Paintings on Paper" Haydon Gallery, Nebraska Art Association, Lincoln, Nebraska
         "Seven Nebraskans" Eisentrager/Howard Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska
         "Inner Muse" Viridian Gallery, New York, NY 2000
         "Foundation of a Century" Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY, New York
         "Now" Viridian Gallery, New York, NY
         "Second Annual Juried Art Exhibition" South Dakota Arts Center, Sioux City, South Dakota
         "Small Treasures" Haydon Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska
         "Artists and Friends" Viridian Gallery, New York, NY
1999 "Greening the Planet" John Jay College Wall Gallery, Viridian Gallery, New York, NY
         "Out of the Ashes" Creighton University Lied Center Art Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska
         "Art in the Garden" Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska
         "Printmakers: 18 of the Best" Gallery 72, Omaha, Nebraska
         "1998 Nebraska Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowships Awards Exhibition" Gallery 9, Omaha, Nebraska
         "Thirteen: An Exhibition of New Gallery Artists" Viridian Gallery, New York, NY
         "Second Annual Artists' Studios Open House" Bemis Building, Omaha, Nebraska
1998 "Foundations: Mechanics & Instinct" The Gallery at the University of Texas at Arlington
         "Paper Dolls: Self-portrait Narrative" Creighton University Lied Center Art Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska
         "Ninth Annual National Exhibition" Viridian Gallery, New York, NY (Lisa Phillips, Curator)
         "30th Anniversary: The Octagon's Juried Exhibitions" Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, Iowa
1997 "Vast Things: Small Scale" Componere Gallery, University City, Missouri
         "Visual Poetry - Words & Images" Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, Nebraska
         "Carving the Faces" WCA National Conference, New York, NY
         "1997 River Market Regional Exhibition" Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, Missouri
1996 "Cathedral Gallery Invitational Exhibition" Cathedral Arts Project, Omaha, Nebraska
         "Six Women from Nebraska" Hillmer Art Gallery, College of St. Mary, Omaha, Nebraska
         "Equal Parts: Mentoring a Generation of Women Artists" Burkholder Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska
1995 "Jackson Artworks" Tempo Gallery, Roeselare, Belgium
1994 "Jackson Artworks" Tempo Gallery, Düsseldorf, Germany
         "River Market Regional Exhibition" Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, Missouri
1994 "Women's Issues Week" Creighton University Lied Center Art Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska
         "MFA Graduate Student Exhibit" Richards Hall, University of Nebraska Lincoln Art Gallery
         "49th Annual Juried Competition" Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, Iowa

RESIDENCIES

2006 School of Visual Arts, Summer Residency, New York, NY
         Figurative Painting Residency with Eric Fischl, 92nd Street Y, New York, NY
2005 Cooper Union Summer Residency Program, New York, NY
2004 School of Visual Arts, Summer Residency, New York, NY
2002 Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Studio Intensive, Snowmass, Colorado
2001 Vermont Studio Center Residency, Johnson, Vermont
         Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Studio Intensive, Sifnos, Greece
2000 Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Studio Intensive, Jamaica

PUBLIC & CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

ConAgra Inc., Omaha, Nebraska
Lied Center
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska
Burnett Hall & Andrew Hall, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska
Duncan Aviation, Lincoln, Nebraska
Boca Raton Museum, Boca Raton, Florida
Doug Riley Enterprises, Omaha, Nebraska
Dow Chemical, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Soloman, Ward, Seidenwurm & Smith, LLP, San Diego, California
Valentino's Pizza Corporate Offices, Lincoln, Nebraska
Gund Investment, Inter-America Building, Coral Gables, Florida

PUBLIC & CORPORATE COMMISSIONS

2003 Andrews Hall, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska
1999 ConAgra, Inc., Omaha, Nebraska
1998 Burnett Hall, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska
1990 Inter-America Building, Coral Gables, Florida

TEACHING AND LECTURING

2009 Curator "Domestic Spaces: Memories, Past and Present," Emery Gallery, Duchesne Academy, Omaha, NE
2000 Spring Island Trust, Spring Island, South Carolina
1996-2000 Sacred Heart School, Omaha, Nebraska
1996 Adjunct Instructor, "Women in the Arts: Art History" College of St. Mary, Omaha, Nebraska
1995 Joslyn After Hours, Joslyn Art Museum, "Evolution of Work" Omaha, Nebraska
        Nebraska Women's Caucus Association, Omaha, Nebraska
1991-1994 MFA Instructor, Painting and Drawing, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2008 Wright, Jeffrey Cyphers (2008, February) "Big Man on Canvas," Chelsea Now, New York, NY
2006 Stickney, Dane (2006, December) "Art Exhibit Brings Travels Back Home," Omaha World Herald, Omaha,          Nebraska
2002 Rinder, Lawrence (2002, September) "Larry Rinder's Comments," Anderson Ranch, Snowmass, Colorado
2001 Pagel, Anne (2001, February 17) "7 Nebraskans: UNL's Eisentrager-Howard Gallery Opens," Daily Nebraskan,          Lincoln, Nebraska
         Eaton, J. Sanders (2001, Jan/Feb) "Mary Murphy: Celebrating the Mystery of Everyday Existence" Gallery & Studio,          New York, NY
         Hixson-Lied College of Fine Performing Arts (2001, Jan/Feb, Vol. 8, No. 4) "The Lively Arts," University of          Nebraska-Lincoln
         Loving, Charles (2001, February) "Congratulations," Notre Dame, Indiana
         Hassebroek, Ashley (2001, November 29) "Art Blooms from Travel," Omaha World-Herald, Omaha, Nebraska 1999 MacMillan, Kyle (1999, March) "Gallery 72 Exhibition Showcases Original Prints," Omaha World-Herald, Omaha,          Nebraska
1998 Phillips, Lisa, Curator (1998, June) "Whitney Museum of American Art, Ninth Annual Juried National Exhibit, Essay"          Viridian Gallery, New York, NY
         Mumford, Steven (1998, February) Meredith Corporation, Better Homes & Garden Magazine
         MacMillan, Kyle (1998, August) "Nebraska, St. Louis Join in Theme Exhibition," Omaha World-Herald, Omaha,          Nebraska Artist's Proof (1998, Fall) Sioux City Art Center, Vol. 2.3

CATALOGS

2009 “PooL Art Fair”, Wyndham Garden Hotel, New York, NY
2001 "RSVP," Museum of Nebraska Art, Introduction by Ronald C. Roth, Director, Kearney, Nebraska
2001 "Life's Rhythms," Introduction by Roberto Juarez, Viridian Gallery, New York, NY
2000 "Foundation of a Century," Introduction by Constance Schwartz, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor,          New York
1999 "River Market Regional Exhibit," The Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, Missouri
1998 "The Octagon's Exhibition," The Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, Missouri
1997 "River Market Regional Exhibition," The Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, Missouri
1995 "River Market Regional Exhibition, " The Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, Missouri
1995 "Jackson Artworks, Heartland of America," Tempo Gallery, Roeselare, Belguim
1994 "Jackson Artworks, Heartland of America," Tempo Gallery, Dusseldorf, Germany
1991 "49th Annual Juried Competition," Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, Iowa
1988 "20th Joslyn Biennial," Introduction by Holly Solomon, Juror, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska "Impact: The Art          of Nebraska Women," Selection by George W. Neubert, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska

 

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