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VITAE

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EDUCATION

1997                       
Master of Fine Arts, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

1996                       
Master of Arts, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

1993                       
Bachelor of Arts, University of California at Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
Phi Beta Kappa, UC Santa Cruz
Oakes College Honors, UC Santa Cruz

1991/92           
Junior Year Abroad, Il Bisonte International School of Graphic Art, Florence, Italy

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2015 Professor, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
2005/15 Associate Professor, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
2002/05 Assistant Professor, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
1999/02 Assistant Professor, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
1998/99 Full Time Instructor, Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA
1997/98 Associate Lecturer, University of Wisconsin/Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI
1996/97 Instructor of Record, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
1996 Teaching Assistant, Summersite Program, International Center of
Photography, New York, NY

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2015/17 Normal Editions, Workshop, Illinois State University
2006/8    President, Mid America Print Council
2000 Co-Founder, Manneken Press, Morgantown, WV
(moved to Bloomington, IL 2002)
1997 Freelance Collaborative Master Printer, Robert Blackburn’s Printmaking
Workshop, K. Caraccio Studio and Gallery, Galamander Press,
New York, NY
1996 Assistant Master Printer, K. Caraccio Studio and Gallery, New York, NY
1995 Printing Assistant, Robert Blackburn’s Printmaking Workshop,
New York, NY

ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2016
Anchored, Farnham Gallery, Simpson College, Indianola, IA
2015
A Fish that is Waterless, Cloyde Snook Gallery, Adams State University,
Alamosa, CO

2014                                   
New Work, Center for Faith and Life, Luther College, Decorah, IA

2013                                   
Ballad: Recent Work, Diablo Valley College Art Gallery, Pleasant Hill, CA             

2012                       
Ambiguous Task, Burgess Hall Art Gallery, Eureka College, Eureka, IL

2011                       
Sarah Smelser
, Gallery 211, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY

2009                       
Re(Treat),
Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, NY

2008                       
Sarah Smelser: Prints
, McHenry County College, Crystal Lake, IL
Third Hope: Recent Works, Hartmann Center Art Gallery, Bradley University,Peoria, IL

2006                       
Collected Verses: Recent Monoprints
, Hudson Gallery, Sylvania, OH
Extract: Recent Works, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, NY

2005                       
Refrain: Recent Monotypes, Race Street Gallery, Urban Institute for Contemporary Art,
Grand Rapids, MI

2004  
Owning Up, Callen McJunkin Gallery, Charleston, WV
New Work, The Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts, New Castle, PA

2001                       
Minor Truths, The Museum in the Community, Hurricane, WV                        
Further Toward the Center, The University Center Art Gallery,
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

2000                       
The Company of Self
, Bridgewater/Lustberg & Blumenfeld Gallery, New York, NY
Ambiguous Progeny, Laura Mesaros Gallery, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

1999                       
New Work, The Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, CA

1998                       
Progress Report, Agnes A. Jones Gallery, University of Wisconsin/Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI

1997                       
Recent Photograms, Boyd Tower East, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
Somewhere in Between the Beginning and the Middle: Works on Paper,
Arts Iowa City Center and Gallery, Iowa City, IA

1996                       
Pivotal Occurrences: An Exhibition of Monoprints and Photograms, Eve Drewelow Gallery,
School of Art and Art History, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

1995                       
Recent Prints, The Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, CA

TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2013                                   
Intimate Choreographies: LJ Douglas and Sarah Smelser, Peoria Art Guild, Peoria, IL

2012                                   
Force of Invention: the Sublime Worlds of Lenore Thomas, Sarah Smelser, and                                               Karen Kunc, The Davis Gallery, Hobart and William Smith Colleges,  Geneva, NY                                                    

2011                       
Niche: LJ Douglas and Sarah Smelser, Heavy Brow Gallery, Bloomington, IL
Confluence: Marilee Salvator and Sarah Smelser, Brandt Gallery,
McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL
Eccentric Abstraction: Sarah Smelser and Peggy Wyman, Elizabeth M. Sinnock Gallery,
Quincy Art Center, Quincy, IL
22nd Small Print Show, Chicago Printmakers Collaborative, Chicago, IL
Texas Contemporary Art Fair, Houston, TX  (Mannekan Press)

2010                       
Jonathan Higgins and Sarah Smelser, Midwest Clay Project, Madison, WI

2004                       
Sarah Smelser and Michael Wille, Recent Prints and Paintings
,
North Central College Oesterle Library Gallery, Naperville, IL

2003                       
Balancing Act: Prints by Jonathan Higgins and Sarah Smelser, Phoenix Gallery, Bloomington, IL 

2002                       
Jeff Greenham and Sarah Smelser, Saville Gallery, Allegany Arts Council, Cumberland, MD

2001                       
Sarah Smelser and Julia Turner, Heistand's Robert E. & Martha Hull Lee Gallery,
Miami University, Oxford, OH

1997                       
Geometric Time: Photoquilts by Sharin Smelser, Monoprints by Sarah Smelser,
University YWCA, Berkeley, CA

1993                       
Out of the Frying Pan and into the Fire
, University YWCA, Berkeley, CA

 

INVITATIONAL AND GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2017
Frogman’s Faculty Show, John A Day Gallery, University of South Dakota,
Vermillion, SD
Frogman’s Exchange Portfolio Exhibition, W.H. Over Museum, University of
South Dakota, Vermillion, SD
Nasty Women Exhibition, The Knockdown Center, Maspeth, NY

2016
27th Annual International Small Print Show, Chicago Printmakers Collaborative,
Chicago, IL
Editions/Artist Book Fair 2016, The Tunnel, New York, NY (Manneken Press)
Printober, Moberg Gallery, Des Moines, IA
Behind Every Print…Normal Editions Workshop Faculty and Staff, McLean
County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL
When you plant mint…, Jan Brandt Gallery, Bloomington, IL
In the Malchovic Gallery….., cometogether space, Bloomington, IL
micro<MACRO, McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL
Quote/Unquote, Milner Library, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Art at Illinois State, Cinema Gallery, Urbana, IL

2015
26th Annual International Small Print Show, Chicago Printmakers Collaborative,
Chicago, IL
A Look Back: Bob Erickson and Pointer Press, Carlsten Gallery, University of
Wisconsin – Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI

2014
25th Annual International Small Print Show, Chicago Printmakers Collaborative,
Chicago, IL
Editions/Artist Book Fair 2014, Lower East Side Print Shop, New York, NY
(Manneken Press)
6X6 - 36 Chambers of Abstraction and Environment: Diana Behl, Kevin Bowman,
Lydia Diemer, Christopher Lahti, Sarah Smelser, John Swindler
,
Corridor 2122 Gallery, Fresno, CA. Curated by Matt Hopson-Walker
SELECT Art Fair, Altman Building, New York, NY (Manneken Press)
Crossing Boundaries, Amelia Center Main Gallery, Gulf Coast State College,
Panama City, FL

2013                                   
Metal Inkorporated, Grunwald Gallery of Art, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN                                   
EDITION Chicago, Chicago Artists Coalition’s West Loop Gallery, Chicago, IL (Manneken Press)
Define Drawing, McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL
Configuration: LJ Douglas, Erin Furimsky, Grace Sheese, Sarah Smelser,
Jan Brandt Gallery, Bloomington, IL
Frogman’s Faculty Show, John A Day Gallery, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD
Frogman’s Exchange Portfolio Exhibition, W.H. Over Museum, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD
Collected Verses, Milner Library, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
PrintEd: Here: There, Limerick School of Art and Design, Limerick, Ireland
Boston Print Fair, The Cyclorama, Boston, MA (Manneken Press)
Metal Inkorporated, Gallery 110, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD

2012                                   
SELECT Print
, Catalina Hotel, Miami Beach, FL (Manneken Press)
Big Show, Small Prints: 23rd Annual International Small Print Show,
Chicago Printmakers Collaborative, Chicago, IL
Metal Inkorporated, Edna Carlsten Gallery, University of Wisconsin/Stevens Point,  Stevens Point, WI
Baltimore Contemporary Print Fair, Baltimore Museum (Manneken Press)
Metal Inkorporated, Visual Arts Building Gallery, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY
Inside/Out, Country Club of Lincoln, Lincoln, NE.  Exhibited in conjunction with
the Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE
Baltimore Contemporary Print Fair, Baltimore Museum (Manneken Press)
Metal Inkorporated, Visual Arts Building Gallery, University of Wyoming,                                                       Laramie, WY
Inside/Out, Country Club of Lincoln, Lincoln, NE.  Exhibited in conjunction with
the Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE

2011                       
Artists from Manneken Press, Preston Jackson Gallery,
Contemporary Art Centerof Peoria, Peoria, IL
If These Walls Could Talk: A Portrait of a Vibrant Life,
Brandt Gallery, McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL
Wish You Were Here 10, A.I.R Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
The Affordable Art Fair, 7W New York Building, New York NY (Kathryn Markel Fine Arts)
From the Muddy Banks of the Monongahela, Artists Image Resource, Pittsburgh, PA
Art Chicago, Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL (Kathryn Markel Fine Arts)
NEXT Art Fair, Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL (Manneken Press)

2010                       
All New and Exciting, McLean County Art Center, Bloomington, IL
2nd Penang International Print Exhibition, Penang State Art Gallery,
Penang, Malaysia and Tuanku Fauziah Museum, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia
Art Chicago, Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL (Kathryn Markel Fine Arts)
NEXT Art Fair, Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL (Manneken Press)
The Affordable Art Fair, 7W New York Building, New York NY (Kathryn Markel Fine Arts)
Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas TX (Kathryn Markel Fine Arts)
Germination, Red Delicious Press Gallery, Aurora, CO

2009                       
Aqua Wynwood, Miami Beach, FL (Kathryn Markel Fine Arts)
20th Annual International Small Print Show, Chicago Printmakers Collaborative, Chicago, IL
Faculty Biennial 09, University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
From the Muddy Banks of the Monongahela, Laura Mesaros Gallery,
West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

2008                       
Aqua Art Miami, South Berach, FL (Manneken Press)
Aqua Wynwood, Miami Beach, FL (Dolby Chadwick Gallery)
Red Dot Art Fair, Miami Beach, FL (Kathryn Markel Fine Arts and Dolby Chadwick Gallery)
Art on Paper, Callen McJunkin Gallery, The Loft @219 Hale St, Charleston, WV
Art Santa Fe, El Museo Cultural, Santa Fe, NM (Kathryn Markel Fine Arts)
AAF Contemporary Art Fair, Metropolitan Pavilion, New York, NY (Kathryn Markel Fine Arts)
Red Dot Art Fair, Park South Hotel, New York, NY  (Kathryn Markel Fine Arts)
Habitual Ritual, Fine Arts Gallery, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL

2007                       
Aqua Wynwood, Miami Beach, FL (Dolby Chadwick Gallery)
Habitual Ritual, Richmond Center for the Visual Arts, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
Red Dot Art Fair, Miami Beach, FL (Kathryn LMarkel Fine Arts and Dolby Chadwick Gallery)
Full Circle: Recent Prints from Manneken Press, Collin C. Dibboll Gallery, Loyola University,
New Orleans, LA.  Also exhibited at Reese Bullen Gallery, Humbolt State University, Arcata, CA
ISU Printmaking Faculty: Five Decades, University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
China Sanbao International Printmaking Exhibition and Symposium, curated by Minna Resnick,
organized by Jinasheng (Jackson) Li and exhbited in three locations: Jingdezhen Sanbao Ceramic
Art Institute, Shanghai University College of Fine Art, and the China Academy of Fine Art, Hanzou
Red Dot Art Fair, New York, NY (Kathryn Markel Fine Arts) 12th Annual Los Angeles Art Show,
Barker Hangar, Santa Monica, CA (Kathryn Markel Fine Arts)

2006                       
Winter Invitational
, Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE
INKLANDIA: An International Print Exhibition, Rueff Galleries, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
XX, Artists With Girl Parts, BallardWorks Gallery, Seattle, WA
Art (212) Contemporary Art Fair, 69th Regiment Armory, New York, NY (Kathryn Markel Fine Arts
and Dolby Chadwick Gallery)
Kirsten  Bassion, Stephanie Collins, Larry Gawel, Jesse Ross, Sarah Smelser,
Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE
AAF Contemporary Art Fair, Metropolitan Pavillion, New York, NY (Kathryn Markel Fine Arts)
Works On Paper Fair, Park Avenue Armory, New York, NY (Kathryn Markel Fine Arts)
Art Miami, Miami Beach. FL (Kathryn Markel Fine Arts)

2005                       
Faculty Biennial
, University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL 
Curated by Barry Blinderman
Manneken Press at Five Years, Wakeley Gallery, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL
AAF Contemporary Art Fair, Pier 92, New York, NY (Kathryn Markel Fine Arts)
Sensory Experience, an International Print Exchange Portfolio, Ingham Chapman Gallery,
University of New Mexico, Gallup, NM

2004 
Art Frankfurt ’04
, International Art Fair, Frankfurt, Germany. Represented by ARTica, Bilbao, Spain.
Estampa 2004, Internacional del Grabado y Ediciones de Arte Contemporáneo, Madrid, Spain.
(ARTica, Bilbao, Spain)
Annual Artists' Exhibition, Kala Printmaking Institute, Berkeley, CA
The Affordable Art Fair, Pier 92, New York, NY (Blumenfeld Fine Art)
Celebrating Contemporary Printmaking, Hudson Gallery, Sylvania, OH
Sensory Experience, an International Print Exchange Portfolio, Fine Arts Gallery,
DeWaters Art Center, Mott Community College, Flint, MI.  Also exhibited at the Sheldon
Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

2003                       
Estampa 2003, Internacional del Grabado y Ediciones de Arte Contemporáneo, Madrid, Spain.
(ARTica, Bilbao, Spain)
Editions & Artists' Book Fair '03, Starett Lehigh Building, New York, NY( Blumenfeld Fine Art)
The Affordable Art Fair, Pier 92, New York, NY (Blumenfeld Fine Art)
Faculty 2003 Biennial, University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL 
Curated by Barry Blinderman
Paper: A Selection of Unique Works on Paper, Callen McJunkin Gallery,Charleston, WV                                                   
The Me in Team
, Heuser Art Center Gallery, Bradley University, Peoria, IL
Old Friends, New Talent, Callen McJunkin Gallery, Charleston, WV

2002                       
Estampa 2002, Internacional del Grabado y Ediciones de Arte Contemporáneo, Madrid, Spain.
(Artica, Bilbao, Spain)
New Faculty Exhibition, University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Summer Salon, AT.Gallery, New York, NY
Mid-Atlantic Artists from the 39th Edition of New American Paintings, OSP Gallery, Boston, MA

2001                       
Up Against the Wall
, Sunrise Museum, Charleston, WV  
Revival! New and Old Favorites, Bridgewater/Lustberg & Blumenfeld Gallery, New York, NY
Great Impressions: The Art of Printmaking, Callen McJunkin Gallery, Charleston, WV
Baltimore Contemporary Print Fair, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
(Bridgewater/Lustberg & Blumenfeld Gallery)
The Print Show, HBO Corporate Gallery, Home Box Office Corporate Offices, New York, NY

2000                       
Mixed Bag,
The Andrews Gallery, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
Michael Barnes, Emily Puthoff, Sarah Smelser, Jonathan Thomas, The New Gallery,
University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
Appalachian Interface, Robert C. Byrd Federal Courthouse, Charleston, WV
Invitational, SoHo20 Gallery, New York, NY
Gifts for the Millennium, SoHo20 Gallery, New York, NY

1999                       
A Big Show of Small Work, Bridgewater/Lustberg & Blumenfeld Gallery, New York, NY
Be Still My Heart, Art Smart/Linda Zweig Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
US. to Australia and New Zealand: A Portfolio Exhibition, Archill Gallery,  Aukland, New Zealand

1998                       
Pasadena City College Art Division Faculty Exhibition: Recent Work,
Pasadena City College Art Gallery, Pasadena, CA
International Exhibition in Honor of the 200th Anniversary of Lithography,
Helleden Litografiska Akademin, Vulcanon, Tidaholm, Sweden. Curator: Lynne Allen,
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Random Access Realities, Galamander Press Gallery, New York, NY

1997                       
UWSP Department of Art and Design Faculty Exhibition, Edna Carlsten Gallery,
University of Wisconsin/Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI
Second Annual KU Exchange Portfolio Exhibition, Art & Design Gallery,
University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Kala Art Institute Presents the 1997 James D. Phalen Art Awards in Printmaking,
Kala Art  Institute Gallery, Berkeley, CA
The Chelsea Art Walk, Galamander Press Gallery, New York, NY
The Art Exchange Show: An (Alternative) Alternative Art Fair,
New York, NY (Adam Baumgold Fine Art)
MFA Exhibition, The University of Iowa Art Museum, Iowa City, IA
Monotype/Monoprint: Franz, Jager, Janzen, Ligenza, Reed, Smelser, Sturgill, P.E.O Gallery,
Iowa Wesleyan College, Mt. Pleasant, IA           
Pacific Rim International Invitational Print Exhibition, University of Hawaii  at Hilo, Hilo, HI

1995                       
Current Artists of the Printmaking Workshop, Peter Stebbins Gallery, Provincetown, MA
Pajaro Arts Council Presents the UCSC Printers, Pajaro Valley Gallery, Watsonville, CA

1993                       
California Society of Printmakers Exhibition, Mission Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA


SELECTED JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2017
25th Parkside National Small Print Exhibition. UW-Parkside Art Gallery, UWParkside,
Kenosha, WI. Juror: David Jones, Anchor Graphics, The Centre for Book,
Paper & Print at Columbia College, Chicago, IL

2016
Global Matrix IV, Purdue University Galleries, West Lafayette, IN
Jurors: Kim Vito, Wright State University; Sean Caufield, University of
Alberta, Kathryn Reeves, Purdue Universityy, Craig Martin,
Purdue University
2nd Annual Miniature Print Exhibition and Competition, Manhattan Graphics
Center, New York, NY. Juror: David Kiehl, Curator of Prints, Whitney
Museum of American Art
Southern Printmaking Biennial VII, University of North Georgia, Dahlonega.
GA. Juror: Nick Ruth, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
2nd Annual Hand Pulled Prints Exhibition, Site: Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY.
Juror: Kathy Caraccio, K Caraccio Studios
Pacific States Biennial North American Printmaking Exhibition, Hilo Campus
Center Gallery, University of Hawaii at Hilo. Juror: Lloyd Menard,
Professor Emeritus, University of South Dakota, Vermillion
(State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Recognition Award)
Mid America Print Council Members’ Juried Exhibition, Carnegie Center for Art
and Art History, New Albany, IN. Juror: Brian Jones, Indiana University
Southeast
Fresh Ink 2016, Wonder Fair, Lawrence, KS. Juror: Katie Baldwin, University of
Alabama Huntsville.
International Contemporary Miniprint of Kazanlak, Art Gallery Kazanlak,
Kazanlak, Bulgaria
4th National Monotype and Monorpint Exhibition, Attleboro Arts Museum,
Attleboro, MA. Juror: Andrew Stevens, Curator of Prints, Chazen
Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin, Madison
29th Annual McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition, McNeese State
University, Lake Charles. LA. Juror: Brooks Davis Anderson, Executive
Director, U.S. Biennial (Prospect New Orleans)
Four Rivers Print Biennial, Carbondale Community Arts, Carbondale, IL
Juror: David Jones, Anchor Graphics, The Centre for Book, Paper & Print
at Columbia College, Chicago, IL
Edinboro National Printmaking Competition, Bruce Gallery, Edinboro
University, Edinboro, PA. Juror: Karen Kunc, University of
Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Sixty Square Inches 18th North American Small Print Exhibition,
Purdue University Galleries, West Lafayette, IN
Juror: Kim Vito, Wright State University (Juror Award and Purchase Award)

2015
Small Wonders, Circle Gallery, Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD
Juror: Georgia Deal, George Washington Corcoran School of Art
1st Annual Miniature Print Exhibition and Competition, Manhattan Graphics
Center, New York, NY. Juror: Sarah Suzuki, Curator, Department of
Prints, Drawings, and Illustrated Books, Museum of Modern Art.
(Purchase Award from Renaissance Graphic Arts, Ivyland, PA)
2015 Mid America Print Council Members’ Juried Exhibition, Founders Lounge, Frick
Center, Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, IL. Juror: Nicole Hand, Murray
State University, Murray, KY
Sense of Place: 3rd Anniversary Juried Show, Jan Brandt Gallery, Bloomington, IL
Juror: Bill Conger, artist
35th National Print Exhibit, Artlink Contemporary Art Gallery, Auer Center for
Art and Culture, Fort Wayne, IN. Juror: Mark Pascale, Curator,
Department of Prints and Drawings, Art Institute of Chicago
(Juror’s Award)
INK! , Silpe Gallery, University of Harford, Hartford Art School, West Hartford,
CT. Jurors: Amze Emmons, R.L Tilman, and Jason Urban of
PRINTERESTING
35th Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition, Bradley University
Galleries, Bradley University, Peoria, IL. Juror: Beth Grabowski,
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Abstract Sanctuary, Verum Ultimum Gallery, Portland, OR
Pacific Lutheran University National Print Exhibition, Ingram Hall University
Gallery, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA Juror: Henry Klein,
Kleinprint.net

2014
PRINTWORK 2014, Artists Image Resource, Pittsburgh, PA. Juror: Bill Fick,
Duke University
Works on Paper: 37th Harper College National Art Exhibition, Harper College,
Palatine, IL. Juror: Shaurya Kumar, School of the Art Institute of
Chicago
Mid America Print Council Members’ Exhibition, South Bend Museum of Art,
South Bend IN. Juror: Segura Art Studio, Notre Dame Center for Art
and Culture
SQUARED: An Interpretive Exhibition, Cloyde Snook Gallery, Adams State
University, Alamosa, CO. Jurors: Eric Berkemeyer, Curator at Denver
Art Museum, and Randy Pojoan, Founder of Open Press Fine Art, San
Luis, CO. (Best in Show)
Small Works Exhibition, National Association of Women Artists Gallery,
New York, NY

2013                                   
33rd Annual National Print Exhibit at Artlink, Auer Center for Arts and Culture,
Fort Wayne, IN.  Juror: Mary Bookwalter, Professor Emeritus, Governors State University
23rd Parkside National Small Print Exhibition, UW-Parkside Art Gallery, UW-Parkside, Kenosha, WI
Juror: John Hitchcock, UW-Madison.
34th Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition, Bradley University
Galleries, Bradley University, Peoria, IL Juror: Stephen Goddard, Senior Curator and Curator of Prints and Drawings, The University of Kansas Kress Foundation
Mid America Juried Members’ Exhibition, McDonough Museum of Art,                                                       Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH.  Juror: Anita Jung, University of Iowa
Monotype Guild of New England, 3rd National Juried Monotype and Monoprint
Exhibition, The Barrington Center for the Arts, Gordon College, Wenham, MA
Juror: Mark Pascale, Curator, Department of Prints and Drawings, Art Institute of Chicago (Second Place)
Clemson National Print and Drawing Exhibit, Lee Gallery, Clemson University, Clemson, SC               
Juror: Ian Berry, Associate Curator, Tang Museum of Art at Skidmore College
Pacific States Biennial National Print Exhibition, Campus Center Gallery,                                                       University of Hawaii at Hilo.  Juror: Karen Kunc, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

2012                                   
Mid America Print Council Members' Exhibition, Arts Council of Southeastern Missouri Gallery,                   Cape Girardeau, MO.  Exhibition in conjunction with Mid America Print Council Conference,
"Pressing Prints/Pressing Palms: The Entrepreneurial Printmaker," Juror: Liz Zanis,
Curator of Prints and Drawings, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Fresh Impressions, Projects Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
RE OPEN: An International Exhibition of Excellence in Contemporary Printmaking,
Bankside Gallery, London
Inked Surfaces, National Juried Exhibition of Prints, Diablo Valley College Art Gallery,
Pleasant Hill, CA.  Juror: Archana Horsting, Executive Director  and Founder of the Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA (First Prize)
Marin Museum of Contemporary Art Summer National, Novato, CA
Juror: Lucinda Barnes, Chief Curator, Berkeley Art Museum
Stand Out Prints! Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN
Juror: Susan Inglett, Susan Inglett Gallery
Delta National Small Prints Exhibition, Bradbury Gallery, Arkansas State University,
State University, AR.  Juror: Roberta Waddell, Curator Emeritus of the New York
Public Library Collection
Stand Out Prints! Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN 
Juror: Susan Inglett, Susan Inglett Gallery
Delta National Small Prints Exhibition, Bradbury Gallery, Arkansas State University,
State University, AR.  Juror: Roberta Waddell, Curator Emeritus of the New York
Public Library Collection

2011                       
Synthesis: printSPIVA
, George A. Spiva Center for the Arts, Joplin, MO
Juror: Hugh Merill, Kansas City Art Institute
Mid America Print Council Members' Exhibition, River Campus Art Gallery,
Southeastern Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO
Delta National Small Prints Exhibition, Bradbury Gallery, Arkansas State University,
State University, AR.  Juror: John Caperton, Curator at The Print Center,
Philadelphia, PA (Juror's Merit award)

2010                       
The Printed Image 3
, Alice C. Sabatini Gallery and Topeka and Shawnee County
Public Library, Topeka, KS
CommunINKate, Elzay Gallery, Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH

2008                       
Monoprint/Monotype, Gray Art Gallery, Quincy University, Quincy, IL

2004                       
Southern Printmaking Biennale, North Georgia College & State University, Dahlonega, GA
15th National Drawing and Print Competitive Exhibition, Gormerly Gallery,
College of Notre Dame of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
17th Annual McNeese Works on Paper Exhibition, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA
59th Annual Juried Exhibition, Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA.  Juror: James Rondeau, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art, Art Institute of Chicago (third place cash award, catalogue reproduction)
Minnesota National Print Biennial, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN Jurors: Marjorie Devon, Tamarind Institute, and Siri Engberg, Walker Art Center

2003                       
Americas 2000 Paper Works Exhibition
, Minot State University, Minot, ND
29th Bradley National Print and Drawing Exhibition, Heuser Art Center Gallery, Bradley University,
Peoria, IL.  Juror: Karen Kunc, University of Nebraska, Lincoln NE
(special acknowledgment, catalogue reproduction)

2002                       
Washington Printmakers National Small Works
, Washington Printmakers Gallery, Washington DC.  Juror: Joann Moser, Senior Curator of Graphic Art, Smithsonian America Art Museum (third place prize winner)
First Biennial National Print Competition, Old Main Art Galleries, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
Hand Pulled Prints X, Tenth International Exhibition, Parchman Stremmel Galleries, San Antonio, TX

2001                       
4th International Miniprint Triennial, Lahti Art Museum, Lahti, Finland
14th Annual McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA Juror: William Fagly, Director of New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA (catalogue reproduction)
The Boston Printmakers 2001 North American Print Exhibition, Emmanuel College, Boston, MA. 
Juror: David Kiehl, Curator of Prints and Drawings, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

2000                       
28th Bradley National Print and Drawing Exhibition
, Lakeview Museum of Arts and Sciences, Bradley University, Peoria, IL.  Juror: Mark Pascale, Associate Curator of Prints and Drawings, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Delta National Small Prints Exhibition, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR.  Juror: Mark Pascale, Associate Curator of Prints and Drawings, The Art Institute of Chicago (purchase prize, catalogue reproduction)
New Prints 2000, International Print Center New York, New York, NY.  Jurors included: Luis Grachos (Director and Curator, Site Santa Fe), Faye Hirsch (writer and critic), Michelle Quinn (Department Head, Christie's East), Deborah Wye (Department Head, Department of Prints and Illustrated Books, Museum of Modern Art)
2000 National Drawing and Print Exhibition, Bloomingdale Museum, Bloomingdale, IL
23rd National Print Biennial, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT. Juror: Antonio Frasconi, artist
Harlech Printmaking Open 2000, Theatr Ardudwy, Harlech, Gwynned, Wales, UK
Los Angeles Printmaking Society Juried Membership Exhibition 2000, Brand Library Art Galleries,
Glendale, CA
20th Annual National Print Competition at Artlink, Artlink Contemporary Art Gallery, Fort Wayne, IN
Sumei Print 2000, Sumei Multidisciplinary Arts Center, Newark, NJ
National Juried Show: A Three Person Exhibition, Graphic Eye Gallery, Port Washington, NY. 
Juror: Starr Figura, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY.  (cash award)
Americas 2000 Paper Works Exhibition, Minot State University, Minot, ND
13th Parkside National Small Print Exhibition, University of Wisconsin/Parkside, Kenosha, WI
Juror: Beauvais Lyons, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

1999                       
Prints USA 1999
, Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO. Juror: David Kiehl, Curator of Prints, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (cash award, catalogue reproduction)
2nd Mid-Atlantic Small Print Exhibition, Washington Printmakers Gallery, Washington DC
Juror: Katherine Blood, Curator of Prints, Library of Congress, Washington DC
Watermark '99, Works On Paper: A National Juried Exhibition, Studio 107, Whiteville, NC
Arrowmont National, Sandra J. Blain Gallery, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN (catalogue reproduction)
Ink & Clay, 25th Anniversary Exhibition, W. Keith and Janet Kellogg University Art Gallery,
California State Polytechnic University, Pamona, CA
National Printmaking 1999, College Art Gallery, College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ. 
Juror: Judith Brodsky, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
12th Parkside National Small Print Exhibition, University of Wisconsin/Parkside, Kenosha, WI
1999 Pacific Rim International Print Exhibition, University of Hawaii at Hilo, Hilo, HI
(catalogue reproduction)
27th Bradley National Print and Drawing Exhibition, Heuser Art Center, Bradley University, Peoria. IL. 
Juror: Warrington Colescott, Professor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin/Madison, Madison, WI
15th National Exhibition, Los Angeles Printmaking Society, Laband Art Gallery, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA (catalogue reproduction)

1998                       
International Juried Print Exhibition, Susannah Keith Gallery, Dexter, MI
Juror: Lynne Allen, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
California Society of Printmakers: Tradition and Transition in the 90's, SOMAR Gallery, San Francisco, CA
3rd Annual National Juried Exhibition, Ceres Gallery, New York, NY.  Juror: Jacqueline Serwer, Chief Curator of the National Museum of America Art, Smithsonian Institute, Washington DC (second place)
Priva B. Gross International Works On/Of Paper Juried Exhibition, QCC Art Gallery, Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York.  Juror: Dr. Marilyn Kushner, Curator of Prints and Drawings, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
10th National Drawing and Print Competitive Exhibition, Gormerly Gallery, College of Notre Dame of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
PULP '98, Eastern Oregon University National Biennial, Nightingale Gallery, Eastern Oregon University,
La Grange, OR
Pacific States Biennial National Print Exhibition, University of Hawaii at Hilo, Hilo, HI
(juror's award, catalogue reproduction)
4th Great Plains National Exhibition, Moss-Thornes Art Gallery, Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS
13th Annual Greater Midwest International Exhibition, Art Center Gallery, Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, MO
11th Parkside National Small Print Exhibition, University of Wisconsin/Parkside, Kenosha, WI
(purchase prize, catalogue reproduction)

1997                       
Mid Atlantic Print Council Annual Juried Members' Exhibition, University of Kansas Art & Design Gallery, Lawrence, KS
Pressed and Pulled IV, National Printmaking Exhibition, Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville, GA.  Juror: Rudy Pozzati, Professor Emeritus, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Great Plains National Printmakers Exhibition, The Fifth Street Gallery, Bismark, ND
Printwork '97, National Juried Printmaking Exhibition, Barrett House Galleries/The Dutchess County Art Association, Poughkeepsie, NY. Juror: Roberta Waddell, Curator of Prints, New York Public Library, New York, NY (juror's certificate of distinction)
10th Annual McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition,  McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA
1st Sage National Juried Print Exhibition, Sage College Galleries, Albany, NY. Juror: David Kiehl, Curator of Prints, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (catalogue reproduction)
26th Bradley National Print and Drawing Exhibition, Heuser Art Center, Bradley University, Peoria, IL
Juror: Barry Blinderman, Illinois
Beyond Boundaries: North American Printmaking Exhibition, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA 
Juror: Wayne Thiebaud, artist
Survey of Contemporary American Prints, 14th National Exhibition, Los Angeles Printmaking Society, Lankershim Arts Center, North Hollywood, CA

1996                       
Pacific Prints 1996, 8th Biennial Print Competition and Exhibition, Pacific Art League of Palo Alto, Palo Alto, CA (purchase award, cash award, catalogue reproduction)
Pacific States Biennial National Competition, University of Hawaii at Hilo, Hilo, HI (juror's choice award, catalogue reproduction)
Ephemeral Truths: Concept/Reality, San Marcos Fine Arts Center, San Marcos, TX (juror's merit award)

1995                       
Printwork '95, National Print Exhibition, Barrett House Galleries, Poughkeepsie, NY.  Juror: Andrea Feldman, Assistant Curator, Department of Prints and Illustrated Books, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Diversity and Vision of the Printed Image: California Society of Printmakers, Triton Museum of Art,
Santa Clara, CA

1994                       
ARC National Print Show, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

INVITATIONAL PORTFOLIO PARTICIPATION

2017
Trace. Presented at the 45th Annual Southern Graphics Council International
Conference, Atlanta, GA. Curated by Erika Adams.
Frogman's Print Exchange. Curated by Jeremy Menard, Frogman's Print
Workshop, Beresford, South Dakota

2016
Fancy Me This, Presented at Mid America Print Council Conference in New
Albany, IN. Curated by Shelley Gipson

2015
Agritopia: Adventures in the Global Food Chain. Presented at the 43rd Annual
Southern Graphics International Council Conference in Knoxville, TN
Co-curated by Michael Barnes, Emmy Lingscheit, and Sarah Smelser

2013                                   
Collected Verses, an exchange between students, faculty, staff of Illinois State University (Normal, IL)
and The Limerick School of Art and Design (Limerick, Ireland).  Curated by Richard Finch

Frogman's Print Exchange.  Curated by Jeremy Menard, Frogman's Print Workshop,
Beresford, South Dakota

2013                                   
Metal Inkorporated, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Metal Inkorporated, Gallery 110, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD

2012                           
SELECT Print, Catalina Hotel, Miami Beach, FL (Manneken Press)
Big Show, Small Prints: 23rd Annual International Small Print Show, Chicago                                                       Printmakers Collaborative, Chicago, IL
Metal Inkorporated, Edna Carlsten Gallery, University of Wisconsin/Stevens                                                       Point, Stevens Point, WI
Baltimore Contemporary Print Fair, Baltimore Museum (Manneken Press)
Metal Inkorporated, Visual Arts Building Gallery, University of Wyoming,                                                       Laramie, WY
Inside/Out, Country Club of Lincoln, Lincoln, NE.  Exhibited in conjunction
with the Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE

2011                       
Metal Inkorporated, a pairing of metal smiths and printmakers resulting in both printed
and sculptural works. Curated by Leah Hardy, University of Wyoming, Laramie.

2010                       
Fancy Me That, Presented at Mid America Print Council Conference in Minneapolis, MN. 
Curated by Shelley Gipson

2009                       
From the Muddy Banks of the Monongahela, curated by Joseph Lupo

2008                                   
What?! A Woodcut?,
Presented at Mid America Print Council Conference in Fargo, ND. 
Curated by Gesine Janzen.
Beyond Surface.  Presented at Mid America Print Council Conference in Fargo, ND.  Curated by Ina Kaur.

2007                       
The Language of Evidence.  Presented at Frontiers in Printmaking Conference, Normal, IL. 
Curated by Julia Goos and Eleanor Jensen
Habitual Ritual, Curated by Nichole Maury

2006                       
XX Portfolio.  Presented at the  Southern Graphics Council Conference in Madison, WI. 
Curated by Amanda Knowles

2006                       
Germination
.  Presented at the  Southern Graphics Council Conference in Madison, WI. 
Curated by Kathleen King

2003                       
3rd Annual Coralville Small Prints Exchange, curated by Matthew Hopson-Walker

2002                       
Vue Dieu/Voo Doo: Presented at the Southern Graphics Council Conference in New Orleans, LA
Curated by Clay McGlamory
Sensory Experience, Presented at the Southern Graphics Council Conference in New Orleans, LA 
Curated by Karen Kunc

2001                       
2nd Annual Coralville Small Prints Exchange, curated by Matthew Hopson-Walker

1999                       
USA to Australia & New Zealand
, curated by Fred Hagstrom

1997                       
Second Annual KU Exchange Portfolio Exchange
, curated by Michael Kruger

 

RESIDENCIES, WORKSHOPS, AND VISITING ARTIST OPPORTUNITIES

2017
Workshop Instructor, "Monotype/Monoprint," Frogman's Print Workshop,
Vermillion, SD
Workshop Instructor, “Malleable Monotype,” Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

2016
Workshop Instructor, "Monotype!" 68th Annual Illinois Art Education
Conference, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
2016 Resident, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

2015

Resident, Ballinglen Foundation for the Arts, Ballycastle, County Mayo, Ireland
Tutorial Instructor “Monotype for Non-Painters,” Kala Art Institute,
Berkeley, CA
Resident, Anchor Graphics, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL

2013                                   
Visiting Artist, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA
Resident, The Skopelos Foundation for the Arts, Skopelos, Greece
Workshop Instructor, "Monotype/Monoprint," Frogman's Print Workshop, Vermillion, SD

2011                       
Resident, Jentel Artist Residency, Banner, WY
Visiting Artist, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY

2010                       
Resident, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
Visiting Artist, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

2009                       
Artist-in-Residence, Monoprint 2009, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

2007                       
Resident, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

2006                       
Visiting Artist, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
Resident, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

2004                       
Resident, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

2003                       
Resident, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

2002                       
Visiting Artist, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

2001                       
Residenct, ARTica, Bilbao, Spain

2000                       
Resident, The Frans Masereel Center, Kasterlee, Belgium

1999                       
Resident, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

1998                       
Resident, Women's Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY (declined)
Resident, Galamander Press, New York, NY

1993/94           
Resident, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY/REVIEWS

Donald Kolberg, “Feature Interview: Sarah Smelser,” Monoprint Monotype & Strappo Ezine:
Dedicated to Unique Mark Making, Volume 1, issue 5, Winter 2016

Leslie Renken, “In Synch: Peoria Art Guild to Showcase Two Artists that Walk Familiar Ground,”
Peoria Journal Star, August 18, 2013

“News of the Print World: New Editions,” Art in Print, Volume 2, no. 6, March – April 2013

“A Community of Printmakers: A Gift Portfolio Honoring James D. Butler, Distinguished
Professor Emeritus, Illinois State University and 2012 Outstanding Printmaker,
Mid America Print Council,” Organized by Veda Rives

Gateways to Art; Videos for Students and Instructors, Thames & Hudson, 2011 copyright

Gary Justis, "Between Low and High Culture: Heavy Brow Gallery," Open Salon, May 20, 2011        (http://open.salon.com/blog/gary_justis/2011/05/19/between_low_and_high_culture _heavy_brow_gallery)

Staff Writer, "Printmaker Sarah Smelser," Casper Star Tribune, February 4, 2011

Aaron LeClair, "Impact Printing," Laramie Boomerang, January 27, 2011

Hanna Rosman, "Prints as a Family," The Daily Iowan, February 22, 2010

Staff Writer, "ArtWeek: Shows, Openings and Receptions," Chelsea Clinton News, April 9, 2009

Erin Szeto Chan, "Limited Possibilities," IN New York Magazine, April 2009

Joe Walentini, "Sarah Smelser, the Kathryn Markel Gallery," New York Views, Abstract Art Online,
January 15, 2006 (www.abartonline.com)

"Winners of the Seventh Mid-Atlantic Competition," New American Paintings, book 39, vol. 7, no. 2,
p. 134-137

Marea Pariser, "In Print; Master Printer Adds 'Sophistication' to West Virginia," Charleston Gazette,
July 29, 2001

Bob Schwarz, "Home is Where the Art Is; Callen McJunkin Lives with her Art Business
in her South Hills Home," Charleston Gazette, June 3, 2001

Staff Writer, "Callen McJunkin Features Prints," Dominion Post, May 24, 2001

Bob Schwarz, "Taking Risks," Charleston Gazette, April 22, 2001

"Museum & Gallery Reviews," Art On Paper, vol. 5, no. 1 (September - October 2000) p. 85

Helen A Harrison, "Annual National Juried Show," New York Times (Long Island), February 13, 2000, p. 12 

M. Ferguson Tinsley, "New Professor Will Show Works at CAC," Dominion Post, January 20, 2000

Bill Radl, "I Don't Want to Hear About It," Icon, vol. 4  (issue 42), February 20-26, 1997, p.9

"Working Proof: Reviews of Prints, Photographs, and Multiples, " On Paper, The Journal of Prints,
Drawings, and Photography
, vol. 1, no. 2 (November - December 1996) p. 37

 

PUBLICATIONS

"Printmaking: A Complete Guide to Materials and Processes," book review in
The Mid America Print Council Journal
, vol. 18, numbers 1 & 2, 2010
Catalog essay, Monoprint/Monotype, Gray Art Gallery, Quincy University, Quincy, IL. November 2008

 

GRANTS. AWARDS, AND FELLOWSHIPS

2016
College of Fine Arts Professional Development Travel Award, Illinois State
University, Normal, IL
Nominee, College of Fine Arts Creativity Award, Illinois State University,
Normal, IL
Nominee, College of Fine Arts Outstanding Research Award, Illinois State
University, Normal, IL (declined)
College of Fine Arts Faculty Development Grant: “Color Woodcut Workshop,”
Illinois State University, Normal, IL
School of Art Faculty Development Grant, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

2015
College of Fine Arts Outstanding Research Award, Illinois State University,
Normal, IL
University Research Grant: “Residency at Ballinglen Arts Foundation (Ireland)”
(partial funding), Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Alice and Fanny Fell Trust Award, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Ballinglen Arts Foundation Fellowship, Ballycastle, County Mayo, Ireland
School of Art Faculty Development Grant, Illinois State University, Normal, IL2013                                    
Nominee, Outstanding University Teaching Award, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
College of Fine Arts Outstanding Teaching Award, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology Faculty-Student Connections Grant,
Illinois State University, Normal, IL
School of Art Faculty Development Grant, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

2014
School of Art Faculty Development Grant, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
School of Art Faculty Development Grant, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

2013
Nominee, Outstanding University Teaching Award, Illinois State University,
Normal, IL
College of Fine Arts Outstanding Teaching Award, Illinois State University,
Normal, IL
Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology Faculty-Student Connections
Grant, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
School of Art Faculty Development Grant, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

2012                                   
School of Art Faculty Development Grant, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
College of Fine Arts Faculty Travel Grant, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology Faculty-Student Connections Grant,
Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology Teaching Community Enhancement Grant,
Illinois State University, Normal
School of Art Faculty Development Grant, Illinois State University, Normal, I

2011                       
School of Art Faculty Travel Grant, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
College of Fine Arts Faculty Travel Grant, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

2010                       
School of Art Faculty Travel Grant, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
College of Fine Arts Faculty Travel Grant, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

2008                       
School of Art Faculty Travel Grant, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
College of Fine Arts Faculty Travel Grant, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Nominee, Outstanding Service Award, College of Fine Arts, Illinois State
University (declined)

2007                       
Outstanding Service Award, College of Fine Arts, Illinois State University

2006                       
Faculty Travel Grant, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

2001                       
College of Creative Arts Faculty Development Grant, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
College of Creative Arts Faculty Travel Grant, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
Outstanding Research/Artistic Achievement, Division of Art, West Virginia University,
Morgantown, WV

2000                       
Senate Research Grant, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

1999                       
College of Creative Arts Faculty Travel Grant, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
Artist's Grant, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
Residency Fellowship, Women's Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY (declined)

1997                       
Academic Staff Professional Development Grant, University of Wisconsin/Stevens Point,
Stevens Point, WI
James D. Phelan Art Award in Printmaking, sponsored by the San Francisco Foundation,
distributed by Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

1994                       
Leola Bergman Scholarship, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

1993                       
Susan Benteen Irwin and William Hyde Irwin Scholarship, UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA

 

WORK CAN BE SEEN AT:

Chicago Printmakers Collaborative, Chicago, IL
Dimmit Contemporary Art, Houston, TX
Hudson Gallery, Sylvania, OH
Kala Gallery, Berkeley, CA
Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE
Manneken Press, Bloomington, IL (www.mannekenpress.com)
Saori Russell Fine Art, Berkeley, CA

 

COLLECTIONS

Alliance Bernstein, White Plains, NY
Amity Art Foundation, Woodbridge, CT
Anchor Graphics, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Aukland Art Gallery, Aukland, New Zealand
Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ballycastle, County Mayo, Ireland
Barclays Global Investors, San Francisco, CA
Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, New York, NY
Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ballycastle, County Mayo, Ireland
Barclays Global Investors, San Francisco, CA
Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, New York, NY
K. Caraccio Studio, New York, NY
The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel, New York, NY
Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, NY
China Sanbao Ceramic Art Museum, Shanghai, China
College of Notre Dame of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
Eder Bothers, Inc., West Haven CT
Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY
Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA
Genentech, Inc., South San Francisco, CA
Hallmark Corporate Collection, Kansas City, MO
Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, MO
Kohler Art Library, University of Wisconsin/Madison, Madison, WI
Limerick School of Art and Design, Limerick, Ireland
Frans Masereel Archive, housed at the Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp, Belgium
McHenry County College, Crystal lake, IL
Milner Library, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Ministry of Flemish Community, Belgium
Montana State University, Bozeman, MT
New York Public Library, New York, NY
Normal Editions Workshop, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
PEARS Print Archive, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
Perc Tucker Gallery, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Pfizer Company, New York, NY
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Readers' Digest Association/Lila Acheson Wallace Collection, Pleasantville, NY
Renaissance Graphic Arts, Inc., Ivyland, PA
Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Skopelos Foundation for the Arts, Skopelos, Greece
Spencer Museum, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
TIAA/CREF, New York, NY
Tuanku Fuaziah Museum, Univiversiti Sains Malaysia, Pengang, Malaysia
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
University of Texas, Austin, TX
University of Wisconsin/Parkside, Kenosha, WI
University of Wisconsin/Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI
University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY
United States Department of State, Washington DC
United States Library of Congress, Washington DC
Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital,
New York, NY
Wellington Management, Boston, MA
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
The Jane Vorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

College Art Association
Mid-America Print Council (President 2006-8)*
Southern Graphics Council International
Nasty Women Network of Artists