Resume

Honors

2016 Artist in Residence, Tippecanoe Arts Federation

2015  Artist in Residence, Tippecanoe Arts Federation

2013 “Courthouse View”, chosen to represent Montgomery County at the Indiana Bar Association in Indianapolis

2013 “Bowls of Pain and Redemption”, First Prize, Painting, Salon Redux, Athens of Indiana, Crawfordsville, IN

2013 “Willie’s Corner”, Third Place, Pastel Drawing Professional Fine Arts Division, Indiana State Fair, Indianapolis, IN

2013 “Bowls”, Honorable Mention, Purdue University Undergraduate Art Exhibit

2013 Plein Air Day, Second Place, Professional Fine Arts Division, Indiana State Fair, Indianapolis, IN

2012 “Under the El”, Third Place Pastel Drawing, Professional Fine Arts Division, Indiana State Fair, Indianapolis, IN

2012 “Salt Water Taffy”, Fifth Place, Painting, Professional Fine Arts Division, Indiana State Fair, Indianapolis, IN

2011 Plein Air Day, Honorable Mention, Professional Fine Arts Division, Indiana State Fair, Indianapolis, IN

2011 “Rosedale Strawberry Festival”, Honorable Mention, Pastel Drawing, Professional Fine Arts Division, Indiana State Fair, Indianapolis, IN

2011 “Wildcat Creek”, Honorable Mention, Watercolor Painting, Professional Fine Arts Division, Indiana State Fair, Indianapolis, IN

2011 “Irises” Second Prize, Tempera painting, T.C. Steele Paintout, Nashville, IN

2010  Artist in Residence, Tippecanoe Arts Federation

1995 “Leaf”, Honorable Mention, Pen & Ink, Wisconsin Regional Arts, Madison, WI

Solo Exhibitions

2015 Grounded, Something Special, Lafayette, IN
2014 Here and There, Athens Art of Indiana, Crawfordsville, IN
2014 Fresh Landscape Drawings and Paintings, Fuel, Lafayette, IN
2013 Paintings of Bowls and Bowls of Paintings, Something Special, Lafayette, IN
2013 Eye Candy, Tippecanoe Arts Federation, Lafayette
2012 Speed of Light, Something Special, Lafayette, IN
2011 Cornered!, Something Special, Lafayette, IN
2011 Eye Candy, Something Special, Lafayette, IN

Juried Shows

2015 Wabash Valley Artists Society, Tippecanoe Arts Federation, Lafayette, IN
2014 Undergraduate Show, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
2013 Salon Redux, Athens of Indiana, Crawfordsville, IN
2013 Westwood, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
2013 Undergraduate Show, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
2013 Indiana State Fair, Professional Fine Arts Division, Indianapolis, IN
2012 Indiana State Fair, Professional Fine Arts Division, Indianapolis, IN
2011 Indiana State Fair, Professional Fine Arts Division, Indianapolis, IN
1995 Wisconsin Regional Arts, Madison, WI

Group Exhibits

2016 Bindery Art Exhibit, Lafayette, IN
2015 Passions and Pursuits, Artwork by Athens of Indiana Members, Tippecanoe Arts Federation, Lafayette, IN
2013 Under the Dome, Tippecanoe County Bar Association, Lafayette, IN
2012 Here Kitty Kitty, Willow Gallery, Lafayette, IN
2012 DEDFOY, Studio 707, Lafayette, IN
2012 Figuratively Speaking, Something Special, Lafayette, IN
2002 Child’s Play, Art House, Oak Park, IL
2001 Bon Appetit, Art House, Oak Park, IL
1996 Member Show, Art Alliance of Pennsylvania, State College, PA
1996 Group Show, Studio 210, Chicago, IL
1995 Group Show, Grace Chosey Gallery, Madison, WI

Community Art Fairs

2016 Annual Exhibit, Frankfort Public Library, Frankfort, IN
2016 Art on the Wabash, West Lafayette, IN
2015 Art on the Wabash, West Lafayette, IN
2015 Art Gala, Plainfield Public Library, Plainfield, IN
2014 Annual Fair and Exhibit, Delphi Art Center, Delphi, IN
2014 Art on Broadway, Monticello Public Library, Monticello, IN
2014 Gallery Walk Demonstrations, Lafayette Brew Co, Lafayette, IN
2013 Annual Exhibit, Frankfort Public Library, Frankfort, IN
2013 Art Mix, Tippecanoe Arts Federation, Lafayette, IN
2013 Art on Broadway, Monticello Public Library, Monticello, IN
2013 Hamilton County Arts Association Fair, Noblesville, IN
2012 Annual Exhibit, Frankfort Public Library, Frankfort, IN
2012 Art on Broadway, Monticello Public Library, Monticello, IN
2011 Annual Exhibit, Frankfort Public Library, Frankfort, IN
2011 Art on Broadway, Monticello Public Library, Monticello, IN
2010 Art on the Wabash, West Lafayette, IN
2007 Art on the Wabash, West Lafayette, IN
2003 Around the Coyote, Wicker Park, IL

Portrait Drawings at Art Fairs and Community Events

2016 We Are All Neighbors, St. Thomas, West Lafayette, IN
2016 CDC Exhibit, Monticello, IN
2016 Veteran’s Day Festival, Sheridan, IN
2016 Kirk’s Crossing, Kirkland, IN
2015 Joyful Journeys, West Lafayette, IN
2015 Penrod Art Fair, Indianapolis, IN
2015 YWCA Fundraiser, Lafayette, IN
2015 Athens of Indiana Gala, Crawfordsville, IN
2015 TippyCon, Lafayette, IN
2015 Klondike School Carnival, West Lafayette, IN
2014 Art in the Park, Lafayette, IN
2014 Monster Drawing Rally, Art Museum of Indianapolis
2014 Mosey Down Main Street, Lafayette, IN
2014 Penrod Art Fair, Indianapolis, IN
2014 Celebrating the Arts, Psi Iota Xi, Winamac, IN
2014 Spring Art Fair, New Community School, Lafayette, IN
2013 Art on Broadway, Monticello Public Library, Monticello, IN
2013 Celebrate the Arts, Delphi, IN
2013 Covedale Art Fair, Cincinnati, OH
2013 Hamilton County Arts Association Fair, Noblesville, IN
2013 Mosey Down Main Street, Lafayette, IN
2013 Penrod Art Fair, Indianapolis, IN
2012 Art Squared Fountain Square, Indianapolis, IN
2012 Crawfordsville Public Library, Crawfordsville, IN
2012 Fountain Square Art Fair, Indianapolis, IN
2012 Midsummer Art Fair, West Lafayette, IN
2012 Mosey Down Main Street, Lafayette, IN
2012 Penrod Art Fair, Indianapolis, IN
2012 Spirit of Monticello, Monticello, IN
2011 Art Mart, Fountain Square, Indianapolis, IN
2011 Art Squared Fountain Square, Indianapolis, IN
2011 Dickens of a Christmas, Lafayette, IN
2011 Duggar Days, Sullivan, IN
2011 Frontier Days, Arlington Heights, IL
2011 Merrillville Art Fair, Merrillville, IN
2011 Mosey Down Main Street, Lafayette, IN
2011 Noblesville Art Fair, Noblesville, IN
2011 Penrod Art Fair, Indianapolis, IN
2011 Celebrating the Arts, Psi Iota Xi, Winnamac, IN
2011 Riley Days, Indianapolis, IN
2011 Rochester Art Fair, Rochester, IN
2011 Rosedale Strawberry Festival, Rosedale, IN
2011 Terre Haute Art Fair, Terre Haute, IN
2011 Vernon Hills Art Fair, Vernon Hills, IL
2010 Celebrating the Arts, Psi Iota Xi, Winnamac, IN
2010 Mosey Down Main Street, Lafayette, IN
2010 Penrod Art Fair, Indianapolis, IN
2009 Lafayette Farmer’s Market, Lafayette, IN
2009 Penrod Art Fair, Indianapolis, IN
2008 Lafayette Farmer’s Market, Lafayette, IN
2008 Penrod Art Fair, Indianapolis, IN
2007 Penrod Art Fair, Indianapolis, IN
2006 Penrod Art Fair, Indianapolis, IN
2005 Penrod Art Fair, Indianapolis, IN
2003 Crete Art Fair, Peotone, IL
2003 Frontier Days, Arlington Heights, IL
2003 Metro Expo, Rockford, IL
2003 Penrod Art Fair, Indianapolis, IN
2003 River Oaks Art Fair, Calumet City, IL
2002 Palatine Street Fest, Palatine, IL
2002 Oak Park Street Fest, Oak Park, IL
2002 Frontier Days, Arlington Heights, IL
2002 HOPE NOW fundraiser, Tinley Park, IL
2002 Penrod Art Fair, Indianapolis, IN

Public Art

2016 Otterbein Public Library, “Prism” Mural, Otterbein, IN
2016 Otterbein Public Library Programming Room, Children’s Mural, Otterbein, IN
2015 Monarch Bear (fiberglass bear painting), Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, IN
2010 Space Mural, Lake Village School (via grant from the Tippecanoe Arts Federation)
2009 Solar System Murals, Imagination Station Museum, Lafayette, IN


Community Projects

2016 9/11 Commemorative Painting, Lafayette, IN
2016  CDC Resources Art Exhibit, Monticello, IN (curator)
2014  Studio High School installation, Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, IN (assistant)
2012  Hartford House fundraiser, West Lafayette, IN
2011  Legacy Project, Catherine Kasper Home, Donaldson, IN
2002  PADS shelter workshops, Oak Park, IL
2002  Pictures at an Exhibition, WSSO, Hinsdale, IL
1982  Buckle-Up Billboard Campaign, PTO, Cincinnati, OH

Reviews

2014 “Here and Now”, Journal Review, Crawfordsville, 10/2015

2013 “Courthouse was muse for ‘Under the Done’, Tom Shafer, Lafayette Journal & Courier
“The artist’s unconventional approach to the competition’s theme adds a bit more spice to the show.”

2012 A Visual Feast for the Eyes, Tom Shafer, Lafayette Journal & Courier
“The artist takes plein air painting and puts it on fast dial.”

2011 “Landmark show at Something Special,” Tom Shafer, Lafayette Journal & Courier 7/17/2011
“The artist’s style of layering linear applications of a mixture of color gives depth and strength to each drawing.”

2011 “Local faces get classic treatment”, Tom Shafer, Lafayette Journal & Courier, 3/27/11
This art exhibit is a must-see for the entire family”

2002 “Faces Both Young and Old Inspire Area Artist”, Melissa Holander, Suburban Chicago Daily Herald, 8/15/2002

 

Teaching

2016 Paint & Party, private parties, various locations
2016 Parkie Camp, Attica, IN
2016 Art in the Park, Lafayette, IN
2015 CDC Resources Workshops, Monticello, IN
2015 Our Art Workshops, Monticello Public Library Teen Room, Monticello, IN
2015 Paint & Party, private parties, various locations
2015 Art in the Park, Lafayette, IN
2014 Paint & Party, private parties, various locations
2014 Art in the Park, Lafayette, IN
2013 Paint & Party, private parties, various locations
2007 Portrait Workshop, West Lafayette Jr HS, West Lafayette, IN
2001 After-School Arts, Renaissance Center, Deerfield, IL
2000 Senior Center, Arlington Heights, IL
1998 “Our Art Class”, C-Net Cable Channel, State College, PA
1998 HUB Arts & Crafts Center, Penn State University, State College, PA
1997 Foxdale Village Retirement Center, State College, PA

 

Education

Formal

2016 BA, Purdue University
1983-86 University of Cincinnati

Workshops and seminars

2011 Manifest Art Gallery (Shane Wolf)
2010 Manifest Art Gallery (Shane Wolf)
2001 School of the Art Institute of Chicago (Lee Tracy)
1995 UW-Stevens Point workshop (Diane Canfield Bywaters)
1994 UW-Madison (Truman Lowe)
1993 Madison Area Technical College (Maria Banchik)