Exhibitions, Education, Awards, Collections

Exhibitions:

2019:

Gallery Artist, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Gallery Artist, James Krom Natural Images , Rochester, MN

Jan - Panel Discussion Participant for Nature & Art, "Sense of Place"  @ Groveland Gallery

Jan - Mar - Solo Show “Circling Back” @ Groveland Gallery

Mar - Judge for “Northern Lights” - White Bear Center for the Arts, White Bear Lake, MN

Apr - Guest Artist for Minneapolis Institute of Art’s annual Art in Bloom presented by Friends of the Institute @Mia

May - Plein Air Painting Workshop “Get Out There” White Bear Center for the Arts, White Bear Lake, MN

Sept - Judge for Grand Marais Plein Air, Grand Marais MN

Sept - Plein Air Painting Workshop “Bringing a Scene to Life” for Grand Marais Plein Air, Grand Marais MN

2018:

Gallery Artist, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

July - Edward C Curtis Gallery Featured Artist, Minneapolis Club, Mpls MN

July - Sept - Group Show, “Sky, Land, Water” @ Groveland Gallery

Aug - Plein Air Smackdown @ Groveland Gallery

Aug - Judge for Plein Air Hudson, WI @ Seasons On The St Croix

Aug - MN State Fair Juried Fine Arts Exhibition

Aug - Studio:HERE MN State Fair Fine Arts Guest Artist

Sept - Oct - American Impressionist Society National Juried Show @ Peninsula School of Art, Door County WI

Oct - Studio Painting Workshop “Taking It All In” - White Bear Center for the Arts, White Bear Lake, MN

Dec- Jan  - Group Show, "Sense of Place"  @ Groveland Gallery

2017:

Gallery Artist, Grand Hill Gallery, St. Paul MN

Gallery Artist, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

June - Judge for The Redwing Plein Air Festival

July - Aug - Plein Air Invitational @ Groveland Gallery

Aug - Plein Air Smackdown @ Groveland Gallery

Sept - Hastings Plein Air Event - hosted by Andy Evansen Art Studio

Nov - Featured Artist, White Bear Center for the Arts, White Bear Lake, MN

Dec- Jan Spot Light Show, "Driftless"  @ Groveland Gallery

 

2016:

Gallery Artist, Grand Hill Gallery, St. Paul MN

Guest Artist, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis MN

Featured Artist, White Bear Center for the Arts, White Bear Lake, MN

Jan- March - Open Air, Plein Air Paintings @ Groveland Gallery

Apr - May - Solo Show @ Christ Luthern Church, Marine on St Croix, MN

Featuring work from 2015 Artist Residency at Pine Needles

Apr - A Spring Show, @ Grand Hill Gallery, St. Paul MN

June-Aug - Sea to Sea, Art from the National Parks @ Groveland Gallery

Aug - Plein Air Smackdown, @ Groveland Gallery

July - Aug -  Truth in Nature, Plein Air Exhibition, @ White Bear Center for the Arts, White Bear Lake, MN

Featuring work from 2015 Artist Residency at Pine Needles

Dec - Selected Works, @ Grand Hill Gallery, St. Paul MN

Dec- Jan - OPM (Outdoor Painters of Mn) Group Show, FrameWorks, St. Paul MN

 

2015:

Gallery Artist, Lanesboro Art Center, Lanesboro MN

Jan-Feb Gallery Artist, Grand Hill Gallery, St. Paul MN

March-April Edward C Curtis Featured Artist, Minneapolis Club, Mpls MN

April-May Featured Artist, FrameWorks Gallery, St. Paul MN

May - Gallery Artist, Gallery 360, Minneapolis MN

May - OPA 24th Annual Juried Show at Cutter & Cutter Fine Art, St Augustine FL

June -Aug ‘Open Road’ Juried Group Show, Lanesboro Art Center, Lanesboro, MN

Aug Artist Residency at Pine Needles, MN Science Museum’s Watershed Research Station

Oct - Solo Show at Cambridge Center for the Arts,  Cambridge, MN

Nov - Jan OPM (Outdoor Painters of Mn) Group Show, FrameWorks, St. Paul MN

Nov- Jan North, Grand Hill Gallery, St. Paul MN

 

2014:

Gallery Artist, Grand Hill Gallery, St. Paul MN

April St. Paul Art Crawl, - Grand Hill Gallery, St. Paul MN

June Plein Air Painting Demonstration, Wet Paint Art Supplies, St Paul MN

July Plein Air Smack Down,  Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis MN

July -Dec Juried Art Sales Gallery,  Lanesboro Art Center, Lanesboro MN

Sept Plein Air Painting Demonstration, Featured Artist Walker Art Center, Mpls MN

Sept-Oct ‘New Works’ Solo Show Grand Hill Gallery, St. Paul MN

Nov-Jan OPM (Outdoor Painters of Mn) Group Show, FrameWorks, St. Paul MN

2013:

Gallery Artist, Grand Hill Gallery, St. Paul MN

April St. Paul Art Crawl, - Grand Hill Gallery, St. Paul MN

Oct-Nov ‘All Around Us’ Solo Show, Grand Hill Gallery, St. Paul MN

Nov- Jan OPM (Outdoor Painters of Mn) Group Show, FrameWorks, St. Paul MN

 

2012:

Gallery Artist, Grand Hill Gallery, St. Paul MN

April St. Paul Art Crawl, - Grand Hill Gallery, St. Paul MN

Nov- Jan OPM (Outdoor Painters of Mn) Group Show, FrameWorks, St. Paul MN

Gallery Artist, Tamarack Gallery, Stillwater MN

2011:

Dec - Jan, New Urban & Rural Landscapes, Grand Hill Gallery, Saint Paul, MN

               Stuart Loughridge, Neil Sherman, Richard Abraham & Joshua Cunningham

August - Jan, Solo Show “Scott County Almanac”, Savage Art Studios & Gallery, Savage MN

June - Red Wing Plein Air Event, Honorable Mention

Gallery Artist, Grand Hill Gallery, St. Paul MN

Feb - OPM (Outdoor Painters of Mn) Group Show, A-Z Gallery, St Paul MN

April 29- May 1 - St. Paul Art Crawl, Lowertown Commons, Open Studio Walk

May 7 -30- Solo Show, Lakeview Hosptial, Stillwater MN

May 6 - 30 - Art of the Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary, Black Dog Cafe, St Paul MN

 

2010:

Gallery Artist, FrameWorks, St. Paul MN

Jan - OPM (Outdoor Painters of Mn) Group Show, Savage Art Studios & Gallery, Savage MN

Feb- Foot in the Door, Minneapolis Institute of Art

April - St. Paul Art Crawl Lowertown Commons, Open Studio Walk

May- Solo Show, Cloister Gallery, House of Hope Presbyterian Church, Summit Ave, St. Paul MN

June - Guest Artist, Alesci Gallery, Stillwater Art Wark, Stillwater Mn

July -  “New and Recent Works” 2 Man Show with Richard Abraham Grand Hill Gallery 

Sept -  “A Commission in Context”, Solo Show FrameWorks, St. Paul MN

Oct 12-14 - St. Paul Art Crawl, Lowertown Commons, Open Studio Walk

Dec - “A Winter Show”, Solo Show Grand Hill Gallery, St. Paul MN, 

 

 

2009:

Gallery Artist,  FrameWorks, St. Paul MN

April 24-26 - St. Paul Art Crawl, Lowertown Commons, Open Studio Walk

Sep -  “Arches” Unveiling, A Commission for the University of St. Thomas

            UST Campus St Paul MN

Oct 12-14 - St. Paul Art Crawl, Lowertown Commons, Open Studio Walk

Nov- Jan - “The Oil Show”, Group Show, FrameWorks, St. Paul MN

Nov - Dec - “A Winter Show”, Solo Show, Wilde Roast Cafe, Minneapolis MN

 

2008:

Gallery Artist,  Red Wing Framing Gallery

April - St. Paul Art Crawl, Lowertown Commons, Open Studio Walk

May 8 - Millard Fillmore Dinner, RiverWork Exhibitor

            Guest of Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary

Jun   Plein Air Art Festival, 2008www.redwingartsassociation.org/plein_air

July 21- Aug 2 - Door County Plein Air Festival 

                        www.doorcountypleinair.com/PeninsulaArtSchool

July 28 – Dec - Gallery Artist, FrameWorks, St. Paul, MN

Oct St. Paul Art Crawl, Lowertown Commons, Open Studio Walk

 

2007:

Gallery Artist, Five Two Six Gallery, St. Paul MN

Feb- OPM (Outdoor Painters of Mn) Group Show, Savage Art Studios & Gallery, Savage MN

April 20-22 - St. Paul Art Crawl, Lowertown Commons, Open Studio Walk

June 12 -24 - 1st Annual Juried Art Competition/Exhibition

                    Savage Art Studios & Gallery -Dan Patch Days, Best in Show

Aug3 – Sept 16 -Annual Members Show 2007 Phipps Center for the Arts,

Aug 9 - on going -Gallery Artist,  Red Wing Framing Gallery

Aug 19 – Sept 16 - Inaugural Plein Air Festival Exhibition, 

                           Red Wing Arts Association, Red Wing MN

Oct 8 – Dec 21st - Close to Nature: 

                           Landscape Paintings of the Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary

                           Group Show, Saint Paul Mayor’s Office  

Oct 12-14 - St. Paul Art Crawl, Lowertown Commons, Open Studio Walk

 

2006:

On Going in 2006 - Gallery Artist ,Five Two Six Gallery, St. Paul MN

April 3 – July 17 - Gallery Artist,  CorAzoN, Minneapolis MN

April 21 – 23 - St. Paul Spring Art Crawl, Lower-town Commons, Open Studio walk

July, 28- Annual Member’s Show Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson WI

Aug 1 – Sept 1 - “Minnetonka Magic”, Juried Exhibition,  Wilcock Gallery, Excelsior MN, 

Aug 26 – Sept 30 - “First Solo Show” FrameWorks, St. Paul MN

Oct 13-15 - St. Paul Fall Art Crawl, Lowertown Commons, Open Studio walk

Nov.2-26 - Annual Invitational Miniatures Show, Howard/Mandville Gallery, Kirkland, WA

 

2005:

July - Annual Member’s Show Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson WI 

Aug - Fine Arts Juried Group Exhibition, MN State Fair, Honorable Mention

Oct 8 - Nov 26- “Four Corners and the Cathedral, A study of light and place,”

                        Juried Exhibition at Local Color, of the Cathedral Hill neighborhood of St. Paul

Oct 14 – 15 - St. Paul Fall Art Crawl, Lowertown Commons 

 

Education:

June of 2003 – June of 2006 Hurienko and Paquet Studio in St. Paul: www.joepaquet.com

                                             Studied the figure drawing and landscape painting with Joe Paquet

Sept of 2002 - May of 2005 Hurienko and Paquet Studio in St. Paul: www.jefferyhurinenko.com

                                             Studied indirect painting Still life and Portrait with Jeff Hurienko

Aug of 2000 - Oct of 2002 The Atelier in Minneapolis: www.theatelier.org

                                             Studied the figure and portrait drawing with Dale Redpath & Cyd Wicker

June of 1999 - July of 2000 Apprenticeship with Artist, Mark Balma www.markbalma.com

                                            Studied Cast Drawing, Copying Old Master drawings and materials prep

Sept of 1998 - May of 1999 St. John's University, Collegeville, MN: Art Major & Theology Minor

Sept of 1996 – May of 1997 Metropolitan State University, MN: Law Enforcement Major

Sept of 1993 - May of 1996 St. Cloud State University, MN: Art Major & Criminal Justice

Awards:

 
"A Hymn to What Remains" 40"x30", Oil on Linen, Private Collection   People’s Choice  TSRR Arts Festival, 2015

"A Hymn to What Remains" 40"x30", Oil on Linen, Private Collection

People’s Choice TSRR Arts Festival, 2015

"Winter on West Seventh" 24"x30", Oil on Linen, Private Collection   Paul S Kramer Award  Minnesota State Fair Juried Fine Arts Show, 2014   Award of Excellence  Extremely Minnesotan, Robbin Gallery, 2014

"Winter on West Seventh" 24"x30", Oil on Linen, Private Collection

Paul S Kramer Award Minnesota State Fair Juried Fine Arts Show, 2014

Award of Excellence Extremely Minnesotan, Robbin Gallery, 2014

"Pushing Empties", 9"x12", Oil on Mounted Canvas, Private Collection   Media Award Winner , St. Paul Art Crawl Fall 2009

"Pushing Empties", 9"x12", Oil on Mounted Canvas, Private Collection

Media Award Winner, St. Paul Art Crawl Fall 2009

"Surrendering the Frost", 16"x12", Oil on Mounted Linen, Private Collection  “ Finalist ” for Raymar Fine Art Competition, November 2009

"Surrendering the Frost", 16"x12", Oil on Mounted Linen, Private Collection

Finalist” for Raymar Fine Art Competition, November 2009

 
"Winter Evening" 24"x30", Oil on Linen, Private Collection   Honorable Mention  Extremely Minnesotan, Robbin Gallery, 2014

"Winter Evening" 24"x30", Oil on Linen, Private Collection

Honorable Mention Extremely Minnesotan, Robbin Gallery, 2014

"February Frost", 20"x24", Oil on Linen   Award of Excellence  &  People’s Choice  Extremely Minnesotan, Robbin Gallery, 2013

"February Frost", 20"x24", Oil on Linen

Award of Excellence & People’s Choice Extremely Minnesotan, Robbin Gallery, 2013

 
“Along the Line”  24”x36” Oil on Linen, Collection of Cafesjian Art Center   First Place  Poster Competition Award  St. Paul Art Crawl, Fall 2010

“Along the Line”

24”x36” Oil on Linen, Collection of Cafesjian Art Center

First Place Poster Competition Award

St. Paul Art Crawl, Fall 2010

"Pushing Tin"  Oil on Linen, 20"x16", Available   First Place , Quick Paint Competition  Plein Air Art Festival, Red Wing MN 2008

"Pushing Tin"

Oil on Linen, 20"x16", Available

First Place, Quick Paint Competition

Plein Air Art Festival, Red Wing MN 2008

"Fallow Field, Forgotten Farm"  18"x24", Oil on Linen, Private Collection   Award of Excellence   Annual Members Show 2007  Phipps Center for the Arts,

"Fallow Field, Forgotten Farm"

18"x24", Oil on Linen, Private Collection

Award of Excellence

Annual Members Show 2007

Phipps Center for the Arts,

"Tongues of Fire" (not pictured)

36"x25, Oil on Canvas, Private Collection

Honorable Mention

St. John's University, Juried Show, Spring 1999

"Swede Hollow"  22"x28", Oil on Linen, Private Collection   Fav 15 Finalist   Bold Brush Competition, Fall 2009

"Swede Hollow"

22"x28", Oil on Linen, Private Collection

Fav 15 Finalist

Bold Brush Competition, Fall 2009

"Above the Vineyard"  Oil on Linen 16"x20", Private Collection   Second Place   Plein Air Art Festival, Red Wing MN 2008

"Above the Vineyard"

Oil on Linen 16"x20", Private Collection

Second Place

Plein Air Art Festival, Red Wing MN 2008

"Lowertown Night Life"  12"x16", Oil on Linen, Private Collection  “Media Award Winner”, Spring 2007, St. Paul Art Crawl Poster Competition   Best in Show   1st Annual Juried Art Competition, 2007  Savage Arts Council, Savage MN

"Lowertown Night Life"

12"x16", Oil on Linen, Private Collection

“Media Award Winner”, Spring 2007, St. Paul Art Crawl Poster Competition

Best in Show

1st Annual Juried Art Competition, 2007

Savage Arts Council, Savage MN

“Empty” (not pictured)

32”x24”, Watercolor on paper

First Place, Painting

Rum River Conference

High School Art Invitational, Spring 1992

"Waking Watson Avenue"  6"x8", Oil on Linen , Private Collection   Media Award Winner   St. Paul Art Crawl, Spring 2012

"Waking Watson Avenue"

6"x8", Oil on Linen , Private Collection

Media Award Winner

St. Paul Art Crawl, Spring 2012

"Praying for Taylor"  Oil on Linen, 24"x30”, Private Collection   First Place Oil Painting Award   2nd Juried Art Competition, 2008  Savage Arts Council, Savage MN,

"Praying for Taylor"

Oil on Linen, 24"x30”, Private Collection

First Place Oil Painting Award

2nd Juried Art Competition, 2008

Savage Arts Council, Savage MN,

"First Light on the Last Day in Firenze"  16"x12", Oil on Linen  Collection of the Artist’s Wife   Honorable Mention   MN State Fair Juried Fine Arts Show, 2005

"First Light on the Last Day in Firenze"

16"x12", Oil on Linen

Collection of the Artist’s Wife

Honorable Mention

MN State Fair Juried Fine Arts Show, 2005

 

Collections:

MN Science Museum’s St Croix Watershed Research Station

“Tiger Lilies with a View” 12”x9”

Moss & Barnett

“Minneapolis from Boom Island” 36”x60” Oil on Linen

“Lake of the Isles” 36”x60” Oil on Linen

“Thunderheads Above the Gorge” 48”x36” Oil on Linen

Cafesjian Center for the Arts

“Along the Line” 24”x36” Oil on Linen

“Good Morning Maiden Rock” 8”x10” Oil on Mounted Linen

University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul MN

“Arches” Commission in Celebration of the 125th Anniversary of the University

St. John's University, Collegeville MN 

Ecumenical Hermitage and Prayerful Retreat Center

“Four Seasons, Reflecting on the Ministry of the Apostle Paul”

Wet Paint: Artists' Materials & Framing

1684 Grand Avenue

Saint Paul, MN 55105

Various Private Collections