Education

Cranbrook Academy of Art

Bloomfield Hills, MI

Masters of Fine Art in Painting, 1998

 

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

Bachelors of Fine Art in Painting, 1994

 

Representation

Stafford's Gallery

Petoskey, MI

http://www.staffords.com/staffords-art-gallery/

SKY IRIS

Harbor Springs, MI

https://skyiris.com/pages/about-us

Ahrens' Gallery & Studio

Harbor Springs, MI

www.neilahrens.com

 

Selected Shows/Exhibitions

 

Oliver Art Center, Solo Exhibition

Frankfort, MI

August, 2016

http://oliverartcenterfrankfort.org/

 

"Bestseller" the film, Featured Scene Set Artist

by Christopher Wright and Lake Street Media

Petoskey, MI

August, 2013

Film Opened at Cheboygan Opera House, Spring 2015

 

Bay Harbor Art Fair, Exhibitor

Bay Harbor, MI

August, 2014

 

Harbor Springs Art Fair, Exhibitor

Harbor Springs, MI

July 2015, 2014, 2013

 

Rau Art and Design Gallery, Solo Exhibition

July/August 2012

Harbor Springs, MI

 

Ella's, Featured Artist, Artwalk 2012

Exhibiting Artist, 2012-2014

Traverse City, MI

May, 2011

 

North Of The 45th Parallel, 2011

DeVos Art Museum

Marquette, MI

June, July 2011

 

Palette Bistro, Inaugural Opening Artist

Winter, Spring, 2010

Petoskey, MI

 

Annual Juried Photography Exhibition

Crooked Tree Arts Center

Petoskey, Michigan

January 2008

January 2007

November 2002

November 2001

 

A Sense of Place

Photographs from Northern Michigan Land Conservancies

Dennos Museum Center

Traverse City, Michigan

Crooked Tree Arts Center

Petoskey, Michigan

March 2007

 

Northwest Michigan Regional Juried Exhibition

Dennos Museum Center

Traverse City, Michigan

January 2006

 

Annual Juried Fine Arts Exhibition

Crooked Tree Arts Center

Petoskey, Michigan

August 2009

November 2004

July 2003

July 2001

 

See + Be

Inaugural Group Exhibition

SCENE METROSPACE GALLERY

East Lansing, Michigan

May 2004

 

Small Works

Group Exhibition

Tvedten Fine Art

Harbor Springs, Michigan

December 2003

 

Faculty Exhibition- Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp

Twin Lakes, Michigan

July 2000

July 1999

July 1998

 

1998 Graduate Degree Show

Cranbrook Academy of Art

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

April 1998

                                                                                                                                                                                       

The Clarity of Seduction

Network Gallery

Pontiac, Michigan

Group Exhibition

April 1998

 

Para Site [an Anti-Critical Event]

Group Exhibition - Video/New-Media/Performance

7th House

Pontiac,Michigan

February 1998

 

Immedia-  Digital Hybrid Media Show

Group Exhibition

University of Michigan Media Union

Ann Arbor, Michigan

February 1998

 

On the Return

Group Exhibition

Network Gallery

Pontiac, Michigan

September 1997

 

Spontaneous Generation

Group Exhibition

Forum Gallery,

Cranbrook Academy of Art

November 1996

 

Riff- Raff [plastic emotion]

Group Exhibition

Lansing, Michigan

May 1995

 

BFA Degree Exhibition Solo Show

Gallery 114, Kresge Art Center

Michigan State University

April 1994

 

Collections

John and Marnie Demmer Wellness Pavilion and Dialysis Center,

Petoskey, MI

Ermy and Gordon Bonfield, Bay Harbor, MI

Marty and Lisa Sutter, Harbor Springs, MI

Tony and Julie Ryner, Harbor Springs, MI

Ruth Petzold, Harbor Springs, MI

 

Press

Traverse Magazine - September 2014

"Artist to Watch" featurette

Selected Awards/Honors

Juror, Art in the Park - 2007

Petoskey, MI

Juror, Portside Art Festival - 2006

East Jordan, MI

Juror, East Lansing Art Festival - 2004, 2005

East Lansing, MI

Guest Lecturer- East Lansing Arts and Recreation Center - 2001

East Lansing, MI

Guest Lecturer - Central Michigan University - 1999

Mt. Pleasant, MI

 Faculty Lecturer - Interlochen Arts Camp - 1998

Interlochen, MI

Teaching Assistantship -  1997/98

Cranbrook Academy of Art

Merit Scholarship Award -  1997     

Cranbrook Academy of Art

Henrickson Award in Painting -  1994

Michigan State University