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EDUCATION

MFA, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

BFA, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

 

GRANTS & AWARDS & FELLOWSHIPS

 

2018-9 Public Art Commission, City of Clearwater, FL

 

2018     Waterfall of Data, Public Art Commission, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

 

2018     Scholarship Enhancement Grant, College of the Arts, University of Florida

 

2017     Mokuhanga Artist in Residence, MI-Lab, Nagasawa Art Park, Japan

 

2017     Teacher of the Year Award, College of the Arts, University of Florida

              Currents of Data, Public Art Commission, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

 

2016     Scholarship Enhancement Grant, College of the Arts, University of Florida

              Third Prize, Contemporary South 2016, Jurors Award, VAE, NC

 

2015     Mevlana Faculty Exchange Scholar, Andalou University, Turkey

              Public Art Commission, Compassionate St. Augustine, Oblesik Art 450

 

2014     Artist Residency Fellowship, Foundation Obras, Holland

 

2013     Artist Residency Fellowship, Hambidge Center for Art and Science, GA

 

2008     Jacksonville International Airport, Public Art Commission, Jacksonville, FL

              Fellowship Residency, Vermont Studio Center, VT

 

2007     Honorable Mention, Southeast College Art Association Juried Exhibition, VA

2006     State of Florida, Dept. Cultural Affairs, Enhancement Grant, FL

              Fellowship Residency, Women’s Studio Workshop, New York

 

2003     Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs, Project Grant

SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

 

2017     Eyes Wide Open, Solo Exhibition, Shaanxi Normal University, Xian China

2017     Y/Our Eyes, Valdosta State University, GA

2016     I’m Sorry You Were Saying? Solo Exhibition, Delta State University

2013     Transitions are Rarely Abrupt, Lee Gallery, Alexandria, VA

2010     Objective: Non Objective, Williams-Cornelius Gallery, Jacksonville, FL

2009     Simultaneity and the Long Sweetness, Riverviews Artspace, Lynchburg, VA

2007     Suspended Time, Ruby Green Contemporary Gallery, Nashville, TN

2006     Speed at Six, 621 Gallery, Tallahassee, FL

2005     Brand Development, University of Alabama, University Art Gallery, Huntington, AL

2002     The Hundred Acre Woods, Acme Art Company, Columbus, OH

2000     Presences, Buckham Gallery, Flint, MI

              Lives: Years One and Two, Southwestern Michigan College, Dowagiac, MI

1998     Julia Morrisroe, New Work, A.R.C Gallery, Chicago, IL

1996     Julia Morrisroe, New Work , A.R.C. Gallery, Chicago, IL

1994     Metaphor Series, A.R.C. Gallery, Chicago, IL

1992     Never Dreams Series, A.R.C. Gallery, Chicago, IL

1991     New Works on Paper, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL

INTERNATIONAL Group Exhibitions

 

2018     Group Exhibition, CfSHE Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

              International Tile Exchange, Wuhan Textile University, China
                Organized by Anna Calluori Holcombe

 

2017     Diverted Reality, Evelyn E. Jorgenson Gallery, Moberly College, MO

                

2015     Site Specific Permanent Installation, Your Eyes Proclaim II,

                OBRAS Foundation, Netherlands

 

2012     International Biennale, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Thailand

 

2011     6th Kyoto International Woodprint Association Exhibition,

                Kyoto City Museum, Kyoto, Japan

 

2010     2nd Penang International Print Exhibition, Penang, Malaysia, exhibited at

                Penang State Art Gallery, traveled to Tuanka Fauziah Museum,

                Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia

 

2010     Little Wonder, John Erickson Museum of Art: Next Chapter and

                Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland, U.K.

 

2008     United States Embassy Bulgaria, Curated exhibition,

                 U.S. Department of State Art in Embassies Program (Catalog)

 

              Naestved International Exhibition of Contemporary Mini Square Prints,

                Roennebaeksholm Arts & Culture Centre, Naestved, Denmark, Curated

                Traveling exhibition (Catalog)

 

2001     FiberArt International Juried Exhibition, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts,
                Pittsburgh, PA Jurors: Ann Batchelder, editor FiberArt Magazine;

                John Garrett; and Kenneth Trapp, curator of the Smithsonian's Renwick Gallery

 

1998     Chicago Artists on the Go, curated, Sydney College of Arts, Sydney, Australia

 

1995     Global Focus: Women in Art and Culture, curated exhibition at the

                Fourth United Nations World Conference on Women, Beijing, China

 

 

NATIONAL Group Exhibitions

 

2019    Contemporary South 2019, VAE Gallery, Raleigh, NC Curator: Rachel Reese

 

2018    Women Strong, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL (Catalog)

 

             Rock, Paper, Scissors, Thomas Center Gallery, Gainesville, FL

                Curator: Ann Gilroy

 

2018   3rd Annual Hand Pulled Prints, Site: Brooklyn, NY Juror: Marina Ancona

 

2017   Artfields, Jones-Carter Gallery, Lake Field, SC Invitational

 

2016   Americas 2016: Paperworks Juried Exhibition, Minot State University, ND

                 Juror: Karen Kunc

  Contemporary South 2016: National Juried Exhibition, Raleigh, NC

     Juror: Kristin Fleischmann Brewer, Pulitzer Foundation. Third Prize.

 

Abstractions, Claypool-Young Gallery, Morehead State University, KY

     Curator: Jennifer Reis.

 

Affordable Art Fair, Brooklyn, NY

 

2015  B14 Wiregrass Museum of Art Biennial Juried Exhibition, AL (Catalog)

 

Solo/Together, Your Eyes Proclaim, Faculty Exhibition, Harn Museum of Art,

     Gainesville, FL

 

40th Anniversary Exhibition, Beverly Art Center, IL

My Girl, It’s All About Things Gallery, Invitational, Port Chester, NY.

 

MASS 4, Juried Exhibition, The Wooly, Gainesville, FL

 

Present Company Excluded, Sante Fe College Gallery, Gainesville, FL

 

The Painting Center, Artists Registry, NY

 

Hambidge Group Exhibition, Goat Farm Arts Center, Atlanta, GA 

 

2014  The White Show: Subtlety in the Age of Spectacle, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts,

             Curator Vicky Clark

 

40th Anniversary Exhibition, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL (Catalog)

 

Flora 500, Xavier Cortadas, Florida International College of Architecture and the Arts, Miami, FL

 

SA+AH Annual Faculty Exhibition, University Galleries, Gainesville, FL

 

2013  On Water Bodies, Print Portfolio, Southern Graphics Council International Conference,                New Orleans, LA Curated

 

2012  Drawing Resurfaced, Site Specific Drawing, National Contemporary Drawing                    Exhibition, Purdue University, IN (Catalog)

 

2011  Selections: Works from the Turchin Center Permanent Collection,

               Appalachian State University, NC

 

The White Show: Subtlety in the Age of Spectacle, Clarion University, PA (Catalog)

 

Riptear, The Vault, Jacksonville, FL

 

2010  Sin, Bakehouse, Site-Specific Drawing, Miami, FL,

               Juror: Silvia Karman Cubina, Bass Museum

 

Texas National Juried Exhibition, Stefan Austin University, TX,

     Juror: Judy Pfaff

 

59th Annual All Florida Competition and Exhibition, Boca Raton Museum of Art,

     Juror: Linda Norden

 

Big Print Exhibition, Artbox Gallery, Carolina Beach, NC

 

45th Annual Faculty Exhibition, Harn Museum of Art,

     University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

 

2009  Art in Academia National Juried Exhibition, Space 301, Mobile, AL
            Juror: Paul Richelson, Chief Curator, Mobile Museum of Art, AL

Summer Faculty Show, Arrowmont School of the Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

2008  National Juried Competition, First Street Gallery, NY
              Juror: Gregory Amenoff, Columbia University

 

Southeastern Juried Exhibition 2008, Mobile Museum of Art, AL (Catalog)
     Juror: Ron Platt, Hugh Kaul Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art,  

     Birmingham Museum of Art.

 

White/Box/Group/Show, Curated exhibition, [5] Art Gallery, Tampa, Fl

 

43nd Annual Art Faculty Exhibition, University Galleries,

     University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

 

2007  Works of Art on Paper, National Juried Exhibition, Long Beach Island Foundation of                     the Arts and Science, Long Beach Island, NY
             Juror: Starr Figura, Assistant Curator, Department of Prints,

    Museum of Modern Art, NY

 

51st Annual National Juried Exhibition, Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ
     Juror: Donald Tagliatella, World House Editions, Middlebury, CT

 

New Art ’07, National Juried Exhibition, Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA

   Juror: Nato Thompson, Associate Curator Massachusetts Museum of             Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA)

 

All Florida Juried Exhibition, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL
     Juror: John B. Henry, III, Director of The Flint Institute of Arts, MI

 

Southeast College Art Association 10th Annual National Juried Exhibition, West Virginia Cultural Center and State Capitol, Charleston, WV
     Juror: Susan Isaacs, Curator, Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, DE

Visual Noise, Contemplative Cacophony, Juried Exhibition, University of Colorado, University Memorial Art Gallery, Boulder, CO

42nd Annual Art Faculty Exhibition, University Galleries,

     University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

 

Paths to the Press, National Juried Exhibition, Dicere Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
     Juror: Artist Denise Bookwalter

 

Addressing Iraq, Reitz Union Gallery, University of Florida, traveled to USF, FL
     Organized by Professor Barbara Revelle, University of Florida

 

2006  Texas National Juried Exhibition, Stephen Austin State University, Nagodoches, TX        

             Juror: Artist Paul Brach

Southeast and Mid-America College Art Association Members Juried Exhibition, Parthenon, Nashville, TN
     Juror: Eleanor Heartney, Art in America Magazine, New York, NY

41st Annual Art Faculty Exhibition, University Galleries,

     University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Invited participant Mark di Suevro and Rikrit Tiravanija’s Peace Tower, Whitney Biennial 2006, Whitney Museum of American Art, NY

 

2005  Passion and Wheels, Curated exhibition, Roanoke College, Olin Hall Galleries,
             Salem, VA,

             Curator: Beatrix Reinhardt

 

2004  40th Annual Art Faculty Exhibition, Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL

 

2003-04

Comic Release: Negotiating Identity for a New Generation, National Traveling    Exhibition (Catalog)

     Curators: Barbara Bloemink, Guggenheim Museum, Las Vegas and

     Vicky Clark, Pittsburg Center for the Arts, PA

Regina Miller Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA   (originated: commissioned site specific installation)
Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA
University Art Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
Museum of Art, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Western Gallery, Western Washington University, Pullman, WA
Armory Art Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
Art House, Austin, TX

 

2003  Selections III Invitational, curated exhibition, SPACES Gallery, Cleveland, OH
               Commissioned installation.

Modern Iconography: Symbols Public and Private, Morehead State University,

     Claypool-Young Art Gallery, Morehead, KY

     Curator:  Jennifer Reis

 

ARC Gallery 30th Anniversary Exhibition, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL (Catalog)

 

2001  Biennial 21 Two, South Bend Regional Museum of Art, South Bend, IN
            Juror: Kristin Chambers, Curator, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, OH

 

Feminism: A Global Power National Juried Exhibition, Artemisia Gallery,
Chicago, IL

     Jurors: Ingrid Fassbender, Fassbender Gallery; Ellen Lanyon, Artist;

     Marji Vecchio, Artist

 

PUBLICATIONS (PUBLISHED WRITINGS)

IP          A Pedagogy of Slippage, Painting the New, Black Dog Publishing, UK

IP          American Rural Idylls, Catalog Essay, Miguel Saludes, Kendall Art Center, FL

2012-present Editor, 13 Ways of Looking at Painting, daily blog focused on contemporary                      painting

2008     A Collaborative Approach to Preparing MFA Art Students to Teach at the University                    Level, Co-Author Dr. Craig Roland, Art Journal, Winter 2008, Vol 67, no. 4, p. 87-91.

2008     Alt Basel, Miami, Sculpture Magazine International, April 2008, p. 78-9.

2008     Michael Murrell at Jacksonville Museum of Modern Art, Sculpture Magazine                                International, November 2005, Vol. 24, No. 9, p. 70.

2005     Tony Cragg at ROMA, Rome, Sculpture Magazine International, April 2004, Vol. 23                       No. 3, p. 68-9.

2004     Rona Pondick: Sculpture, 1992-2003 at Cranbrook Museum of Art, Dialogue                                Magazine, Jan/Feb 2004, Vol. 27, No. 2, p. 35

              Barbara Hepworth at University of Michigan Art Museum, Dialogue Magazine,                           March/April 2004, p. 23.

              Once Upon a Time: Narrative, Metaphor and the Artist Book, Contemporary Codex:                     Ceramics and the Book, University Art Gallery, Central Michigan University, MI,                         2004, pgs. 51-56.

              From Here to There, Beverly Fishman at Lemberg Gallery, Dialogue Magazine                             Jan/Feb 2004, Vol. 27, No. 1, pg. 30.

              Painting! Observation, Generosity, and Painting Today, University Art Gallery,                               Central Michigan University, MI, 2004, pgs. 6-9.

              Georgia Strange at South Bend Museum of Art, Sculpture International Magazine,                       June 2003, Vol. 22, No. 5, pgs. 69-70.

2003     Wood Sculpture, Encyclopedia of Sculpture, A. Bostrom, Editor Routledge, IL, 2003.

              Donald Sultan at University of Michigan Art Museum, New Art Examiner, Jan/Feb 

2002     Subverting the Market: Artwork on the Web, Central Michigan University, MI, 2001,                      pgs 6-11.

Curriculum Vitae