Printable CV Department of Art
Ball State University
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education
1984 Miami University Printmaking mfa
1981 University of Cincinnati Drawing bfa
1981 University of Cincinnati French ba

awards & grants
2013 Advance Grant for two artist’s books, Ball State University
2004 Indiana Arts Commission Individual Artist Grant
2003 Blakemore Foundation Grant, main writer of “Focus on the
 Arts of Asia: Building Insight and Awareness” (collaborative grant)
• Seven Creative Arts Grants, Ball State
2001 Indiana Arts Commission Individual Artist Grant
1995 Outstanding Creative Endeavor Award, Ball State University
• Co-recipient of Outstanding Junior Faculty Award

teaching
1985-Present Professor of Art, Ball State University
 Printmaking, Bookmaking, Drawing, Foundations

administration
Associate Chairperson, Ball State University, three terms

visiting artist invitations
2013 Juror, Anderson University, Anderson, in
2012 Interlochen Academy, Interlochen, mi
2011 St. Ambrose University, Davenport, ia
2010 New Harmony Art Gallery, Feminist Art Symposium, New Harmony, in
2008 Taylor University, Upland, in
2004 PRINT PRESS, University of North Texas, Denton, tx
2004 Purdue University, West Lafayette, in
2002 Clemson University
2001 State University of New York at Fredonia
2001 University of Georgia, Lamar Dodd School of Art
1997 Vincennes University
1987 Northern Kentucky University

exhibitions last five years
2013
Solo Exhibition, Anderson University, Anderson, in
Minnetrista Annual Juried Art Show and Sale, Muncie, in
Fourth Annual Book Arts Exhibition, Illahe Studios and Gallery
33rd Annual Artlink National Printmaking Exhibition, Fort Wayne, in
Monumental Ideas in Miniature Books III, Traveling International Book Arts Exhibition
Miami University Department of Art Faculty and Alumni Exhibition,
 Miami University Art Museum, Oxford, oh

2012
Book Mark, Annual Book Art Show, Harrison Gallery, Indianapolis,
 Indiana, Best of Show Award
Stand Out Prints, National Printmaking Exhibition, Highpoint Center for
 Printmaking, Minneapolis, mn
32nd Annual Artlink National Printmaking Exhibition, Fort Wayne, in, Award
Printed Image Fourth Biennial Printed Graphics Exhibition, Topeka and Shawnee
 Library, Topeka, ks, Juror’s Award
The 2012 Harnett Biennial of American Prints, University of Richmond Museums,
 Richmond, va, Purchase by Museum
Art From the Heartland, 6 Midwestern States, Indianapolis Art Center
Minnetrista Annual Juried Art Show and Sale, Minnetrista Cultural Center
Two Person Exhibition, Kennedy Library, Muncie, in
Printmaking Exhibition, Gordy Fine Art and Framing Company

2011
Octoprint, Group Print Show, Art and Light Gallery, Greenville, sc
Process and Practice, NEIU Fine Arts Center Gallery, Chicago, il
Bound, Book Arts Show, Harrison Center for the Arts, Indianapolis, in
Monumental Ideas in Miniature Books II, Traveling International Book Arts Exhibition
31st Annual National Print Exhibition, Artlink, Fort Wayne, in
Minnetrista Annual Juried Show and Sale, Minnetrista Cultural Center, Muncie,in
Faculty and Staff Exhibition, Atrium Gallery, Ball State University,
Printmaking Exhibition, Gordy Fine Art and Framing Company, Muncie, in
Solo Exhibition, The Bakery Gallery, Davenport, ia

2010
Sixty Square Inches, 17th Annual North American Small Print Exhibition,
 Robert R. Ringel Gallery, Purdue University, West Lafayette, in, Juror’s Award
8th Janet Turner Print National Print Competition, The Janet Turner Print Museum,
 Chico, ca
20th Annual Minnetrista Juried Show and Sale, Minnetrista Cultural Center,
 Muncie, in
Ink, Paper, Metal, Wood, Group Printmaking Exhibition, The Gordy Fine Art
 and Framing Company, Muncie, in
Nina B. Marshall Women’s Exhibition, Atrium Gallery, Ball State University,
 Muncie, in

2009
2009 Clemson National Print and Drawing Exhibition, Center for Visual Arts
 Clemson University, Clemson, sc
22nd Parkside National Small Print Exhibition, Parkside, wi
29th Annual National Printmaking Exhibition, Artlink Fort Wayne, in, Award
Reuse, Renew, Recycle, Atrium Gallery, Ball State University, Muncie, in
32nd Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition, Bradley University,
 Peoria, il
MIMB (Monumental Ideas Miniature Book), Traveling Bookmaking Exhibition,
 Southern Graphics Council Conference, Chicago, il
Miami University Department of Art Bicentennial Exhibition, Miami University
 Art Museum, Oxford, oh
Fresh Ink, Recent Etchings, Relief Prints and Artist’s Books by
 David and Sarojini Johnson

20/20 Vision, Second Edition, The Art of Contemporary University Printmaking,
 The Firehouse Gallery, Augusta State University, Louisville, ga
19th Minnetrista Annual Juried Art Show and Sale, Minnetrista Cultural Center,
 Muncie, in
Contemporary Ceramics and Printmaking: A National Invitational Exhibition,
 University of St. Francis School of Creative Arts
The Print Fantastic, Theatre Art Galleries, High Point, nc, 42 printmakers

2008
Sixty Square Inches, 16th Annual North American Small Print Exhibition,
 Robert R. Ringel Gallery, Purdue University, West Lafayette, in, Juror’s Award
The Printed Image 2, Biennial Midwestern Graphics Exhibition, Alice Sabatini Gallery,
 Mulvane Art Museum, Topeka, ks
The Moving Line, Group Invitational Exhibition, Dickenson State University,
 Dickinson, nd
Dirty Fingernails Say A Lot: A Celebration of Pure Printmakers, Foundry Art Centre,
 St. Charles, mo
Group Summer Show, Prima Gallery, Bloomington, in
Dog-Eared, A National Exhibition of Contemporary Artists’ Books, East Gallery,
 Purdue University, West Lafayette, in

selected permanent collections
Safeco Insurance Company, Indianapolis, Indiana
Westinghouse, Chicago, Illinois
Prudential Insurance, Chicago, Illinois
University of Chicago Hospital, Chicago, Illinois
Ford Motor Company
State Council on Culture and the Arts, Honolulu, Hawaii
Anderson Fine Arts Center, Anderson, Indiana
Carleton College Library, Northfield, Minnesota
College of Notre Dame of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland
Greater Lafayette Museum of Art, Lafayette, Indiana
Joel and Lila Harnett Museum, University of Richmond
Minnetrista Cultural Center, Muncie, Indiana
Muncie City Hall, Muncie, Indiana
Miami University, Hamilton, Ohio
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
Rajasthan School of Art, Jaipur, India
University of Maine at Presque Isle, Presque Isle, Maine
Ball State University, Office of the President
St. Hubert’s Giralda, Madison, New Jersey
Indiana University East, Richmond, Indiana
Auburn Arts Center, Auburn, Alabama
University of Dallas, Irving, Texas
Western Illinois University
University of West Virginia
Floyd County Art Museum, New Albany, Indiana
Harvard University Art Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri
Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California
Grunwald Center for Graphic Arts, Los Angeles, California
Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, Arkansas
University of Wisconsin, Parkside, Wisconsin