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Education:

2016  MFA Studio Art, University of Montana, Missoula, MT    

2013  Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, Fine Art, New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM

2004  Bachelor of Science cum laude, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

2009-2011  School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Coursework in: Graphic Design, Printmaking, 2D Foundations

Exhibition Record

Solo And Two-Person Exhibitions:

2017

Lapse, Memorial Hall Galleries, Chadron State College, Chadron, NE (forthcoming)

a capacity to become more, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, KS 

2016

cold lapse, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Gallery of Visual Arts, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 

2015

Regions Beyond Memory, with Tyler Nansen, University Center Gallery,University of MT, Missoula, MT

Space/ Place, King Family Exhibit Space, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

CURIO, Emile Levassor Museum of Art, Missoula, MT

2014

The Best of All Choices, Student Gallery, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

Process and Production, Student gallery, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

Installations, Bhavana Gallery, Missoula, MT

2013

Art as Process, Ray Drew Gallery, Las Vegas, NM

Wire, Paper and Pulp, with Nancy Comacho, Las Vegas Arts Council,Las Vegas, NM

A'VIANDS, Ray Drew Gallery, Las Vegas, NM

Juried/ Group Exhibitions (Selected):

2018

9th International Printmaking Biennial Douro 2018, Invitational Curatorial Printmaking International Biennial, Douro Museum, Alija, Portugal

2017

Communities West 3: 2018 Portfolio Exchange in Four Sets (invitational), Montana State University, Bozeman, MT

528.0 A Regional Juried Printmaking Exposition, Metropolitan State University's Center for Visual Arts, Denver, CO

30th Annual McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA, Juror: Gia Hamilton

3rd Global Print, Douro, Portugal

25th Parkside National Small Prints Exhibition, University of Wisconsin-Parkside Art Gallery, Kenosha, WI Juror: David Jones

4th Louisiana Biennial: National Juried Exposition, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA Juror: Rachel Cook

2016

Literary Innovation, Catapult Gallery, Cape Girardeau, MO Jurors: Christopher Rieger, Chris Wubbena, Justin Henry Miller, Hannah March Sanders

Something Fleeting (invitational), School of Art Gallery, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Beyond the Norm: International Juried Printmaking Exhibition, University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, Juror: Susan Tallman

New Prints 2016/ Summer, International Print Center New York, New York, NY Juror: Dan Walsh

Communities West 2: 2015 Portfolio Exchange in Four Sets, Waterworks Art Museum, Mils City, MT

5th Student International Small Print Show, Juror: Hamdi Abouelmaati,Karen Kunc, Sean Caulfield, Gallery at the Faculty of Fine Arts, El Minia University, Minya, Egypt and Extra Art Gallery, Cairo, Egypt

MAM Outside the Box Auction Exhibition, Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, MT

2015

Paper West, A Regional Works on Paper Juried Exhibition, Juror: Shelby Shadwell, Alvins Gittins Gallery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Communities West 2: 2015 Portfolio Exchange in Four Sets, Robert and Gennie DeWeese Gallery, Bozeman, MT

21st Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition, Juror: Stephanie Frostad, Gallery of Visual Arts, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

Editions 2015, Student Gallery, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

Splitgraphic Biennial 7, Jurors: Edvin Dragičević, Ingrid Ledent, Dr. Lovorka Magaš Bilandžić, Pavo Majić, Richard Noyce, Old City Hall, Split, Croatia

Here, a Collaboration with TUG Collective, FrontierSpace, Missoula, MT

Permutations, Juror: Jessica Able, University Center Gallery, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

MAM Ruby Jubilee Art Auction Exhibition, Missoula Art Museum,Missoula, MT

2014

Nkisi Project, Ice Cube Gallery, Denver, Co

20th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition, Juror: Vanessa German, Gallery of Visual Arts, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

Small Works: New Work by Local Artists, Brunswick Gallery, Missoula, MT Leftovers, Wingtip Press, Boise, ID

‘Mini’ Show, Juror: Jack Metcalf, ZACC Gallery, Missoula, MT

Last Best Printfest, ZACC Gallery, Missoula, MT

Print, Printing, Printed, (invitational), NM Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM

2008-13

BLUE, Juried Show, University Center Gallery, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

Media Arts Student Show, Juror: Miriam Langer, NM Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM

Small Works, Juried Show, Upstream Gallery, Dobbs Ferry, NY

‘New Mexico Women in the Arts’ “REMARKABLE”, Juried Show,Red Dot Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

Spring, Juried Show, JP Art Market, Jamaica Plain, MA Animals and Bicycles, Door 3 Gallery, Cambridge, MA

Community Youth Programs Show, Isabella Stuart Gardener Museum, Boston, MA

Awards /Honors/Residencies: 

2017

Purchase Award, McNeese National Works on Paper, Juror: Gia Hamilton, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA

SGC International's Student and Emerging Professionals Grant

2016

2016/17 Printmaking Artist in Residence, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, KS

Artist in Residence, Kunstnarhuset Messen, Ålvik, Norway 

Ridge Scholar, Institute for Medicine and Humanities, Missoula, MT

2015

Jacquelyn McElroy-Edwards Scholarship, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

Fell-Oskins Scholarship, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

Nancy and Ron Erickson Scholarship, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

2014

Juror Award: Honorable Mention 20th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition Gallery of Visual Arts, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

Graduate Teaching Assistantship (two semesters), University of Montana,Missoula, MT

Bertha Morton Scholarship, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

2013

Fell-Oskins Scholarship, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

Graduate Assistantship, New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM

2012

Best In Show, Fall Student Show, NM Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM

Best 2D, Fall Student Show, NM Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM

Best 2D, Spring Student Show, NM Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM

TeachingExperience

Teaching Faculty in Adult Education - Lawrence Arts Center Lawrence, KS

 Relief Printmaking - Summer 2017 (

Mixed-Media Printmaking - Summer 2017 

Large Format Printmaking- Spring 2017

Monotype Printmaking - Spring 2017

Printing on Clay - Winter 2017

Intaglio Printmaking - Winter 2017

Introduction to Screenprinting - Fall 2016

Digital Application in Print Media - Fall 2016

Instructor of Record - University of Montana, Missoula, MT

Printmaking I: Relief Printmaking -  Spring 2015

Visual Language: Introduction to Drawing - Fall 2014

Teaching Assistant - University of Montana, Missoula, MT

Art of World Civilization II, Professor Valerie Hedquist - Spring 2016 

Additional Professional Experience (selected):

2017

Organizer, Print Portfolio Exchange, too bad the good time dont't last, Altered Landscapes SGC International's 2018 Conference, Las Vegas, NV

Artist Inc. Live Fellow Spring/2017

Curator, PRESERVATION, Lawrence Arts Center Regional Print Exchange, Lawrence, KS

Guest Curator, Hang 12 - a high school student-run curatorial group, Lawrence, KS 

2016

Print Assistant, Matrix Press, Missoula, MT (2013-16)

Co-Director, FrontierSpace Alternative Art Space, Missoula, MT (2014-16)

Juror, Walking through Glue National Juried Exhibition, online gallery

Instructor, Printmaking Workshops, Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, MT (2014-16) 

2015                                        

Visiting Artist, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

Art/Photography Editor, CAMAS Magazine, Missoula, MT

Gallery Coordinator, Student Gallery, University of Montana, Missoula, MT (2014-15)

2014                                                    

Graduate Student Representative, University of Montana Faculty EvaluationCommittee, Missoula, MT

Coordinator, Silent Auction Benefit Show, FrontierSpace, Missoula, MT                                             

2013-12 

Art History Slide Library Technician; Funded by Graduate Assistantship, Department  of Fine Art, NM Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM

Family and Community Programs Intern, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO

Assistant Organizer, Print, Printing, Printed – Printmaking Mini-Conference NM Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM

Studio Art Program Assistant, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA

Lectures & Demonstrations:

2017

Insight Art Talk, Lawrence Arts Center Galleries, Lawrence, KS

Artist Lecture, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Guest Critique, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Artist Lecture, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA

Demonstration: Advanced Intaglio Techniques, Valdosta, State University, Valdosta, GA

2016   

Artist Lecture, Demonstration: Monotype and Monoprint Techniques, Free State high School, Lawrence, KS

Artist Lecture, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, KS

Artist Lecture, Ridge Symposium - Institution for Health Care and Humanities, St. Patrick's Hospital, Missoula, MT

Guest Critique, Boise State University, Boise, ID

Workshop: Monotype and Monoprint Techniques, Montana State University, Billings, MT      

Artist Lecture, Montana, State, Billings, MT

Workshop: Intaglio Printmaking, University of Montana Western, Dillon, MT           

Panelist "Language and Contemporary Art", Introduction to Art Criticism, Professor Rafael Chacon, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

2015

Artist Lecture, Introduction to Art Criticism Course Professor Valerie Hedquist, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

Artist Lecture, Introduction to Drawing Course Instructor Tyler Nansen, University of Montana Western, Dillon, MT

Artist Lecture, Introduction to Screen-printing Course Professor Melanie Yazzie, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

Demonstration: Monotype and Monoprint Techniques, Last Best Printfest, Zootown Community Arts Center, Missoula, MT

2013-4

Artist Lecture, Professional Practices Course Professor James Bailey, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

Panelist “Graduate School”, Professional Practices Course Professor James Bailey, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

Guest Lecturer, Art Since 1940, NM Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM

Collaborative Print Portfolios:

2017

PRESERVATION, Organized by Tressa Jones, Lawrence Arts Center 

Communities West 3, Organized by Sukha Worob, Bozeman, MT 

Dreamlandia, Organized by Melanie Yazzie, University of Colorado

PrintAustin Exchange Portfolio, Organized by Print Austin, Austin, TX

2016

Cotton Tails, Jack Rabbits and Jackalopes,Organized by Melanie Yazzie, University of Colorado

Watershed, Organized by Jill AnnieMargaret, Boise State University

Leftovers VI, Organized by Amy Nack, Wingtip Press, Boise, ID

2015

Communities West 2, Organized by Sukha Warob, Bozeman, MT

Leftovers V, Organized by Amy Nack, Wingtip Press, Boise, ID

2014

Rocky Mountain Response, Organized by Melanie Yazzie, University of Colorado

Collections:

Montana State University Special Collections, Bozeman, MT, Acquisition 2018

McNeese National Works on Paper Permanent Collection, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA, Acquisition 2017

Barnes Collection, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL, Acquisition 2017                         

Boise State University's Special Collections, Boise, ID, Acquisition 2016

Silverbow Print Collection, Butte, MT, Acquisition 2015

University of Colorado Boulder Permanent Collections, Boulder, CO, Acquisition 2015

Artist Printmaker Research Collection CAP/RC/Museum of Texas TechUniversity, Lubbock, TX, Acquisition 2014

University of Colorado Special Collections, Boulder, CO, Acquisition 2014

Imagine Butte Resource Center, Butte, MT, Acquisition 2014

Zootown Arts Community Center, Missoula, MT, Acquisition 2014

University of Montana Print Collection, Missoula, MT, Acquisition 2013

Donnelly Library, New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM, Acquisition 2013

Bibliography:

The University Daily Kansan, Lawrence, KS, Lawrence Arts Center artist-in-residence Tressa Jones explores space in time in 'a capacity to become more', Courtney Bierman, June 30, 2017.

"Horizon Line," The Hand Magazine, July 2018. 17.

“cold lapse (MFA Thesis)”, University of Montana Donnelly Library, Missoula, MT, 2016. 

"Impossible Space", The Hand Magazine, Kansas City, MO, August 2015

"Space and Place," Split Graphic 7, June 2015. 108. 

Professional Memberships:

Mid-America Print Council

Southern Graphics Council International

Association of Print Scholars