Selected Solo and Two Person Exhibitions:
Structural Alterations, (Solo Exhibition), Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2017
Connectivity: the reAssemblages, The Encaustic Center, Richardson, TX, 2013
Remnants, Two Person Exhibition, Traffic Zone Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, 2011 
Urban Fragments-Solo Exhibition, Phipps Center of the Arts, Hudson, WI, 2011
Water & Stones: Solo Exhibition, Reif Center, Grand Rapids, MN, 2010
Pairs and Opposites: Urban Landscape, MacRostie Art Center, Grand Rapids, MN, 2010
Landings (Up Here), The Independent, Minneapolis, MN, 2009
New Material/ Molten Matter, Bloomington Art Center, Bloomington, MN, 2007-8
Solo Exhibition-New Paintings, Hudson Hospital, Hudson, WI, 2006
New Encaustic Paintings and Drawings, Normandale College, Bloomington, MN, 2000
Solo Exhibition, Northfield Arts Guild, Northfield, MN, 1996
Recent Paintings and Prints, Stevenson Gallery, Southern Oregon State University, Ashland, OR, 1994
    
Selected Group Exhibitions:
3rd Global Print Invitational, Douro, Portugal, 2017
Black Tie Optional Invitational, Adam Peck Gallery, Provincetown, MA,  2017
Current Voodoo: LSU Printmaking Workshop”, Curator: Benjamin Rinehart, SGCI Conference: Atlanta, GA, 2017
Lucent VenturesAddington Gallery, Chicago, IL , 2016
Praxis Invitational, Brandt-Roberts Galleries, Columbus, OH, 2016
No 10, A Gallery, Provincetown, MA 2016
Organic To Geometric-Investigations in Structure and Surface, Curator: Carol Pelletier, Endicott College, Beverly, MA, 2015
Material ConsequencesCurator: Nancy Natale and Susan Lasch Krevitt, Gallery X, Truro, MA, 2014
Three Painters, CPMC Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2014
KK Art, Dallas, TX 2013
Arte Internazionale Exhibition, Palazzo Dell’ Annunziata, Matera, Italy, Curator: Pino Nicoletti, 2013 
Encaustic USA, ARC Gallery,Chicago, IL,  Jurors: Shelley Gilchrist and Paul Klein, 2013 
An Exhibition of Contemporary Encaustic, Flow Art Gallery, St. Paul, MN 2013
Eighth Annual Encaustic Invitational, Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ, Curator: Miles Conrad, 2013
Heated Exchange, Elizabeth Stone Harper Gallery, Presbyterian College, Clinton, SC 2013
Current Voodoo-Traveling Exhibition, Curator: Benjamin Rinehart,  University of Louisiana-Lafayette, October 2012; Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge, (TBD); Lawrence University, Appleton, WI, January 2013 
Impressions: a Three Person Exhibition, Homewood Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, 2012
Heated Exchange: Upstairs Artspace, Curator: Reni Gower, Tryon, NC, 2012 
Good Vibrations, Gallery Ehva, Curator: Laura Moriarty, Provincetown, MA, 2012
6th International Encaustic Conference Presenters, The School House Gallery, Provincetown, MA, 2012
Current Voodoo-LSU Print Workshop, Curator: Benjamin Rinehart,  Navigating Currents: SGCI Conference, New Orleans, LA, 2012
Encaustic Paintings, Johnston Brewery Gallery, Mineral Point, WI, 2012
Translations, Gallery 13, Minneapolis, MN, 2011
2010 Arrowhead Biennial Exhibition, Duluth Art Institute, Duluth, MN 2010
Brainstorm 2010 (national juried exhibition), Governors State University, University Park, IL 2010
Exploring the Triptych: Wax in Three Parts, Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE, 2010
Pick Up the Pieces, Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tuscon, AZ, 2010
Foot in the Door 2010, Minnesota Artists Exhibition Program, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 
Minneapolis, MN, 2010
Layered: Four Encaustic Painters, University Center Rochester Gallery, Rochester, MN, 2009
Facets: Encaustic Abstractions-five person exhibition, Jackson Artworks, Omaha, NE, 2009
The Divas and Iron Chefs of Encaustic:  Washington & Lee University, Lexington, VA; 
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA; McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA; 
McKinney Contemporary Art Center, Dallas, TX; University of Texas-San Antonio, 
Vanderbilt University, Nashville,  2006-2009
Small Works, the 28th Annual National Juried Exhibition, Harper College, Palatine, IL, 2005
Holter 33, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT, 2004
Peace Foundation Exhibition, Grainbelt Bottling House, Minneapolis, MN, 2004
New Encaustic Paintings-Three Person Show, North Hennepin College, Brooklyn Park, MN, 2001
Halpert Biennial, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, 2001
Wax and Burn, Encaustic Painters-Five Person Show, St. Olaf College,  Northfield, MN, 2000
23rd Harper College National Exhibition-Small Works, Harper College, Palatine, IL, 2000
Myth, Religion, and Superstition, Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, LA, 1998
Paper on the Edge-Invitational, Katherine Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 1998
Earth Water Air Fire, MAEP Show, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN, 1996
Galen Brown and Jeff Hirst: Two Person Show, Banfill-locke Center for the Arts, Fridley, MN, 1996
Alumni Selects Invitational, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, 1995
Halpert Biennial, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, 1995
National Works on Paper, St. Johnís University, Jamaica, NY, 1995
Four Person Exhibition, Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI, 1994
Positive/Negative IX National Exhibition, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, 1993
8th Annual Combined Talents Florida National Competition, FSU Museum, Tallahassee, FL, 1993
22nd Annual International Works on Paper, SWTSU, San Marcos, TX, 1993
 
 
 
 
Publications/Bibliography:
Material Consequences, Joanne Mattera, Nancy Natale, Susan Lasch Krevitt, June 2014
Beauty in Pigment and Wax, Margaret Regan, Tucson Weekly, March 2013
A Layered Look at the Natural World, Bill Stieger, Villager, St. Paul, March 2013
Some Artists Like it Hot, Sara Burrows Sun Times-Pioneer Local, Oak Park, IL, September 2012
R & F Artist of the Month, R & F Handmade Paints, Kingston, NY January 2012 
Encaustic Painter, Minneapolis Northeaster, May 2010
Lynette Haggard Art Blog, August 24, 2010
Grainbelt Artists, Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine, May 2010
NE Minneapolis Artist: Jeff Hirst, Spaces Magazine, May 2009
Hot Spots, City Pages Blog, May 2009
Pitcher, John, Exhibit features works done in Ancient techniques, Omaha World-Herald, March 12, 2009 
Venart, Lynne, The Divas and Iron Chefs @McLean Project for the Arts, DC Weblog, April 2008
A Conceptual Leap from the Dark Tombs of Antiquity to the Light of Encaustic, Here and Now, 
Joanne Mattera, Jan. 2007
Keeping It Real, Virginia B. Spivey, PH.D, April 2007
 
 
 
Professional experience:
Other Artists that Mix prints and Wax Talk, The Encaustic Center, Richardson, TX, March 2013
Connectivity: the reAssemblages Talk, The Encaustic Center, Richardson, TX, March 2013
Wax, Ink and Mesh: Combining Printmaking and Encaustic Ideas, The Encaustic Center, Richardson, TX, March 2013
Screenprinting & Encaustic Workshop, LaGrange Art Center, LaGrange, IL, September 2012
Encaustic Workshop, Grand Marais Art Colony, Grand Marais, MN, July & September 2012
Screenprinting & Encaustic Workshop, 6th International Encaustic conference, Truro, MA, June 2012
Invited Presenter, 6th International Encaustic conference, Provincetown, MA, June 2012
Encaustic Class, Shake Rag Alley School for the Arts, Mineral Point, WI, April 2012
Minnesota State Arts Board Grant Panelist, St Paul, MN, February 2012
Encaustic Class, Shake Rag Alley School for the Arts, Mineral Point, WI, July 2011
Encaustic Demonstration, AAW Event, May 2011
Minnesota State Arts Board Grant Panelist, St Paul, MN, November 2010
Encaustic Presentation/Talk, Grand Marais Art Colony, Grand Marais, MN, August 2010
Gallery Talk, MacRostie Gallery, Grand Rapids, MN, February 2010
Encaustic Demonstration, AAW Event, May 2010-2012
Invited Presenter, International Encaustic conference, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA, June 2009
Encaustic Demonstration/Talk, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, 2008
Encaustic Demonstration, Wet Paint, St. Paul, MN, 2007-2011
Encaustic class, Grand Marais Art Colony, Grand Marais, MN, June 2008, August 2009, August 2010
Encaustic Panel Presenter and Encaustic Demonstration at SMU, CAA Conference, Dallas, TX, 2008
Encaustic Panel Presenter/ Demonstration, SECAC/MACAA Conference, Vanderbilt University, 
Nashville, TN, 2006
Gallery Talk, Encaustic Painters, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN, 2000
Visiting Artist, Painting, Normandale College, Bloomington, MN, 2000
Visiting Artist, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, 1996
 
Awards:
 
Minnesota State Arts Board Grant, 2009
 
Collections:
 
Grant Thornton International, Minneapolis, MN
Great River Energy, Maple Grove, MN
SAP America, Philadelphia, PA
Arcstone Technologies, Minneapolis, MN
Southern Graphics Council Print Archives
 Hill Memorial Library at LSU collections.
University of Minnesota
Numerous private collections
 
Education:
 
M.F.A. Louisiana State University, Printmaking/ Painting, Baton Rouge, LA, 1990
B.F.A. University of Minnesota, Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN, 1988

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