Exhibitions

As a visual artist and an art historian, I’m involved with exhibitions in multiple ways, and I’m fortunate to have worked in various parts of the world. Here are a few highlights.

Curated Exhibitions (selected)

Making It Work: Art + Parenting. Co-curated with Maria Velasco. Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence KS. May 27-July 30, 2022.

Voices Together. Regier Art Gallery, Bethel College, October 29-November 19, 2021; Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, VA, January 28-February 25, 2022; Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo, Canada, March 14-May 6, 2022; Goshen College, Goshen, IN, September 11-November 6, 2022.

Campaign for a New China: Looking Back on Posters from the Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976. Curated with my students Emma Girton, Elizabeth Friesen Birky, and Renae Stucky. Kauffman Museum, North Newton, KS. February 9 – May 19, 2019.
Awards: Mountain Plains Museum Association Publication Design Award, 2019; Kansas Museums Association Award of Excellence, 2019.

Alice Lex-Nerlinger 1893-1975: Fotomonteurin und Malerin. Das Verborgene Museum, Berlin, Germany. April 14 – August 7, 2016.

Transition and Turmoil: Human Expressions 1900-1945 and Spotlight on Käthe Kollwitz. Ulrich Museum of Art. Wichita State University. January 16 – May 8, 2016.

Occupy Art: Protest and Empathy for the Worker. Wichita Art Museum. Wichita KS. December 8, 2012 – March 17, 2013.

Mothers. Womanmade Gallery. Chicago, IL. November 5-December 23, 2010.

Solo Exhibitions (selected)

Winter Walking and Other Scores. Sound Studies Institute Gallery, University of Alberta, Canada. May 2023.

Invitations to Listen. Mulvane Art Museum. Topeka, KS. January 17-June 5, 2023.

In/Visible Care. Outlook Gallery, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN. October 14, 2022 – January 15, 2023. [postponed from May/June 2020 due to COVID-19]

Listening Toward Our Futures: Ten Letters. FAB Gallery. University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. April 22 – May 2, 2022.

Hoping You Are Well. Salina Art Center. Salina, KS. December 2-20, 2020.

Taking Care and Other Words. Borough Road Gallery. London, UK. June 4-7, 2019.

Taking Care. Upominki. Rotterdam, Netherlands. November 18-25, 2018.

Listening Across Time. Regier Art Gallery, Bethel College. October 4 – November 2, 2018.

What We Leave Behind. Lower Level Creative Space, Denver CO. September 4 – October 6, 2017.

A Hidden Garden. Galleria Zapatista, Mission Grafica, San Francisco CA. May 12 – June 16, 2017.

Group Exhibitions (selected)

UNPOP @ Burning Man 2022. Black Rock Desert, Nevada. August 2022.

After the End of the End of the World. Two-person show with Derek Owens. Regier Art Gallery. Bethel College. February 1 – March 5, 2021.

We Live in Real Time: A Window Exhibition of Mail Art Made During the Pandemic. Printed Matter, Inc. New York, NY. September – October 2020.

ConTEXT. Errant Art Space. Victoria, BC, Canada. September 12 – 27, 2020.

May You Live in Interesting Times. Northern Arizona University Art Museum. February 4 – April 18, 2020.

Extended Practice: Transformations & Connections. Hyde Park Art Center. Chicago, IL. October 12, 2019 – January 19, 2020.

Co-a-lism. Flutgraben Gallery. Berlin, Germany. July 30 – August 5, 2018.

Paper / Work: Works on/of Paper. Juror: Abigail Yoder. Salmon Gallery, University of Alabama, Huntsville. February 4 – March 4, 2018.

Through the Eyes of the Mother. Invitational exhibition. Curator: Hye-Seong Tak Lee. Korean Cultural Center. Chicago, IL. February 8-15, 2014.

Tempus Fugit. Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice, Italy. March 9-25, 2011.