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I am a Color Field painter living in Minneapolis. I am originally from Fargo, North Dakota and moved to Minneapolis to study art history and painting at the University of Minnesota. My work examines themes of biology and metacognition through process-based practices involving water surface tension and Jean Arp’s Dadaist concept of the laws of chance. I have shown my work at galleries and museums like The Soap Factory, the Fallout Arts Initiative, the North Suburban Center for the Arts, and the Minneapolis Institute of Art.

I have paintings available on Etsy and prints on INPRNT.

 

exhibition history

2023

Kingdom Animalia, North Suburban Center for the Arts, Fridley, MN, 1 February – 5 March 2023

2022

Recent Work, Mississippi Library, Fridley, MN, 29 September – 1 December 2022

Group exhibition, Tower Lofts Gallery of Art, Minneapolis, MN, 23 July – ongoing

Ope!, North Suburban Center for the Arts, Fridley, MN, 25 June – 6 August 2022

Take Me to the River, Lanesboro Arts, Lanesboro, MN, 4 June – 7 August 2022

This Is Normal, North Suburban Center for the Arts, Fridley, MN, 10 May – 18 June 2022

2020

Foot in the Door 5, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN, 1 November 2020 – 10 January 2021

2017

Group exhibition, organized by Anton Reichl, Radisson RED, Minneapolis, MN, 9 March 2017

2016

Recent Work, Macy’s, 700 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN, 14 July 2016 – 1 April 2017

Recent Work, Macy’s, 700 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN, 25 February – 1 April 2017

2014

HERE WE ARE NICE, curated by Christopher Barton and Shelby Thomason, The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN, 6 – 21 December 2014

2012

KnownUnKnowns, curated by Leslie Barlow and Sam Dunne, The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN, 1 – 21 December 2012

Provocations, hosted by RAW Minneapolis, Fine Line, Minneapolis, MN, 4 October 2012

The HeART Show, curated by Anna Kaminski, Fallout Arts Initiative, Minneapolis, MN, 13 April 2012

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