Creative Practices for Visual Artists: Time, Space, Process. Published 2018 by Routledge Press. Based on interviews with more than 75 mid-career artists, the book is a resource for artists who are establishing an artistic practice within a changing social and educational landscape.

Selected Recent Exhibitions                                            

2017   Vox Populi. Trykkeriet Printmaking Center, Bergen Norway. Solo Exhibit
Making Now. Azusa Pacific University. Azusa, CA.
10th Anniversary Exhibit. Form + Content Gallery. Minneapolis, MN.
Mapping North. Form + Content Gallery. Minneapolis, MN.

2016   UnNamed Forms of Space and Matter. Installation at 506 View Street, St. Paul, MN. Site specific installation funded by an Artist's Initiative Grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board.
Overview. 212 Gallery. Madison, WI. With David J. P. Hooker.
Faculty Show. Bethel University, St. Paul, MN.
The Drawing Project. Schmidt Brewery Gallery. St. Paul, MN.

2015   Transmissions.  Blue Star Museum, San Antonio, TX. 
Fiat/Fiat. Tuckunder Gallery, Minneapolis, MN. Solo Exhibit.
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the International Monetary System. Form + Content Gallery, Minneapolis, MN. Solo Exhibit.
Under the Rose. Greenville College Maves Art Gallery Schoenhals Guest Artist exhibit. Solo exhibit.
Making Our Mark. Homewood Gallery. Minneapolis, MN.

2014    Americana.  Soap Factory group exhibit, juried by Ben Heyworth. 
Walker on the Green.  Walker Art Center. Mini golf hole with Dave Denninger.
Mappa Mundi.  Silverwood Park Gallery, St. Anthony MN.  Solo exhibit.
The Here There.  Some Sum Studios/Lyon Smith Gallery.  Winona MN.  Curated by Kjelgren Alkire.
Ossuary. Traveling exhibit.  Heron School of Art and Design.  Indiana University Purdue.  Indianapolis, IN.
Summer Salon.  Circa Gallery, Minneapolis, MN.
F+C@SEVEN.  Form + Content Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2013   Small works.  Circa Gallery, Minneapolis, MN.
The Machine in the Ghost and other works.  Barrington Art Gallery, Gordon College. Wenham, MA.  Solo exhibit.
Kenneth Steinbach.  Circa Gallery.  Minneapolis, MN.  Solo exhibit.
Trace/Decay. Bethel University.   Minneapolis, MN.  Solo exhibit
All the Things That Go.  Staple Goods Gallery.  New Orleans, LA.  
Ossuary. Traveling exhibit.  University of Tennessee at Knoxville. TN. 
These Guys:  A Tribute To Guy Chase.  Greenville College. Greenville, IL.
Exteriors.  Circa Gallery, Minneapolis, MN.  
Text. Prove Gallery. Duluth, MN.

2012   Theories of Forgetting.  St. John’s University. Collegeville, MN.  Solo exhibit.
Still There. Gallery at Fox Tax, Minneapolis, MN.  Solo exhibit.
Walking:  The New Forests of Thoreau’s America. Portals on Western program.  College of Visual Arts.  St. Paul, MN. Solo Exhibit.  
Connections, Form + Content Gallery.  Minneapolis, MN.
Work:  Curse or Calling? Gordon College, Boston, MA; Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI;  Houghton College, Houghton, NY; Wayland University, Plainview, TX.
Landscapes of the Mind.  Katherine Nash Gallery. University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN.   

2011   Everybody Knows Everything. Trinity College in Chicago, IL.  Solo exhibit.
Beautiful Dreamer. Form + Content Gallery, Minneapolis, MN.  Solo exhibit.
Eco Byway.  St. John’s University. Collegeville, MN.
Interstice(s). MacLaurin Institute Art Exhibit and Symposium.  St. Paul, MN
Work:  Curse or Calling?  Bethel University Olson Gallery.  St. Paul, MN, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI.
Lasting Impressions:  A Printmaker Collects.  College of Central Florida. Ocala, FL.
Summer Salon.  Circa Gallery, Minneapolis, MN.
CODEX VII. Shown at Biola College. La Mirada, California; and Judson College.  Elgin, IL.

2010  This Time, This Space.  Form + Content Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
Whirls and Stripes.  Coffman Union Gallery, University of MN.
Faculty Show.  Bethel University.  Minneapolis, MN.
Sketchwork.  Form + Content Gallery.  Minneapolis, MN.
Work:  Curse or Calling? Evangel College, Springfield, MS.

2009   Methods and Zahirs. Augsburg College Christensen Gallery. St. Paul, MN.  Solo exhibit.
Midwest Biennial  All Midwest Exhibition. Wisconsin Arts District, Wausau, WI.  
Winds of Inspiration  Gustavus Aldolphus College, St. Peter, MN.
Iron Pour Blood.  Invitational Exhibit with the 40th Annual Iron Pour at the University of MN.

Selected Awards and Grants                                     

2015      Edgren Scholars Grant, with Emily Swanberg. Bethel University.  
              Schoenhals Visiting Artist. Greenville College.
              Artist Initiative Grant. Minnesota State Arts Board
2014      Arlin G. Meyer Prize in Visual Arts.  Lilly Fellows Program in the Humanities and the Arts.
2013      Faculty Release Research Grant.  Bethel University
2012      2012  Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award.  Bethel University.
              Faculty Development Research Grant.  Bethel University.
2011       Sabbatical Leave.  Bethel University.
2011       EcoByways.  People’s Choice Award.
2009     Artists Initiative Grant.  Minnesota State Arts Board.  
              Best in Show. Midwest Biennial All Midwest Exhibition
2008     Alumni Grant.  Bethel University
               Faculty Release Research Grant.  Bethel University.
2005     Artists Initiative Grant.  Minnesota State Arts Board.  


M.F.A.     Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI.
                Major:  Sculpture, Minor: Painting.
B.A.         Bethel College, St. Paul, MN. 

Selected Reviews and Articles                                    

Under the Rose. Cresset Journal, Fall 2015. Valparasio University.
Americana vs. America July 3, 2014.  Minneapolis City Pages.  Sheila Regan.
The Puzzle of America.  July 3, 2014.  Minneapolis Star Tribune.  Mary Abbe.
L’etoile.  Walker on the Green.  July 24, 2014.
Southwest Journal.  Art Beat by Dylan Thomas.  May 23, 2014.
Kenneth Steinbach at Circa Gallery Sept 30, 2013.  Minneapolis City Pages.  Sheila Regan.
Review of Orders of Possibility by Sheila Regan,  Dec 27, 2013.                                                                                                               The Artists Medium.  Sept 7, 2012.  Minnesota Monthly.  Gregory Scott.
Look Again, It's Still There.  MplsArt.  Sept. 2012.  John Megas.
Lasting Impressions:  A Printmaker Collects.  Catalog for exhibit.  2011.  Tyrus Clutter.
Walker on the Green. l'etoile.  July 24, 2014  
Southwest Journal. Art Beat.  May 23, 2014.  Dylan Thomas.
Cristopher Borrelli at Chicago Tribune.  Walker on the Green 2014
Southwest Journal.  Walker on the Green. May 23, 2014.
It Gets Sketchy at Form + Content Gallery…But It Works.  MplsArt. Dec. 2010.  John Megas.
Winds of Inspiration, Winds of  Change.  Exhibition Catalog.  2009.  Don Myers.

Professional Experience    

2001-present     Professor of Art:  Bethel College, St. Paul, MN  Teaching classes in Sculpture, 3D Visual Thinking, Senior Seminar in Art, and                                         Creative Practices.
2013                   Curator for Orders of Possibility group exhibit.  With Paula McCartney, Lex Thompson, and Sonja Thomsen.  Form + Content                                         Gallery, Minneapolis, MN.2010                                                                                                                                                                                                       Graduate Thesis Advisor.  Minneapolis College of Art and Design.  
2004-2005       Gallery Director.  9th Street Entry Gallery.  500 North Robert St. St. Paul, MN.
2007                  Organizer of the National juried Student Iraqi Memorial Proposal exhibit at the Ninth Street Gallery. St. Paul, MN.
1994-2001         Associate Professor of Art:  Northwestern College, St. Paul, MN.  
1994-2001         Gallery Founder and Gallery Director: Northwestern College Art Gallery/Denler Gallery. Curated shows included David Lefkowitz,                                Nancy Randall, multiple group shows, and others.                           

Selected Lectures and Presentations

2017    Making Meaning. CIVA biennial conference plenary talk and panel discussion with Dr. Erica Grimm, Leah Samuelson, and Richard Ganz, S.J.
            The Significance of Public Memory: Monuments and Memorials. Bethel University Prime Time presentation with Michelle Wingard, Dr.                        Chris Gehrz, and Kent Gerber. 
2016    The Problem With Creativity. With Emily Swanberg. Bethel University, Edgren Scholars Presentation.
            Creativity and Making. Anoka Hennepin Teacher’s Association workshop.
            Simple Foundry Methods. . Anoka Hennepin Teacher’s Association workshop.                                                                                                                      Workshop on the Creative Process for Capstone Publishing Library Resources. Minneapolis, MN.                                                                      2015    The Art of Not Knowing.  Schoenhals Art Symposium Artist address.
             The Problem with Creativity. Greenville College, Greenville, IL.
             The Problem with Creativity.  Winona State University.  Winona, MN. 
             Simple Foundry Methods. . Anoka Hennepin Teacher’s Association workshop.                                                                                                  2014    Under the Rose.  Lilly Fellows Foundation Converence. Xavier University, LA.
2013    Meaning and Memory. Artist talk.   Gordon College, Wenham, MA. 
            Trace Decay.  Bethel University.
            Hard data and speculative thoughts about the nature of the creative process.  Bethel University.  
            Artist discussion with Jody Williams at Circa Gallery, Minneapolis, MN.
2011     The Meaning of Materials.  Lecture. Trinity College.  Chicago, Illinois.
             Protect Me From the Poverty of My Intentions.  Closing speaker at the Interstice(s) MacLaurinCSF Art Exhibit and Symposium.
2010    Knitting performance with Oliver Herring.  Bethel University.
2007   Symposium moderator at the National juried Student Iraqi Memorial Proposal exhibit at the Ninth Street Gallery. St. Paul, Minnesota.  With                   Laurie Beth Clark. 
            Art and the Nature of Gift.  Lecture.  College of the Ozarks, Lookout Point, Missouri.
            Art and the Nature of Gift II.  Carlton College, Northfield, Minnesota.

Other Writing

2017    The Breaking of the Vessels. Civa SEEN Journal.
            The Breaking of the Vessels. Civa blog.
2016     Circumstantial Evidence. Exhibition essay for Jody Williams’ exhibit at Augsburg College. Minneapolis, MN.
2014    The Unabridged Works of Laszlo Toth. Short story published in association with the Orders of Possibility exhibit at Form + Content Gallery.

Faculty/Student Collaborative Public Works

2017   A Portable Monument. Bethel University.  Moveable artwork/performance.
2016   Trace/Limit. Installation at Jackson Meadows. With Skye Gilkerson.
            Nature Walk. Willow River State Park, WI. Set of 10 cast bronze rubbing plaques and field guide.

Selected Collections                                

Trykkeriet Printmaking Center, Bergen, Norway
Gordon College, Wenham, MA.
Taylor University, Upland, IN.
Greeneville College, Greenville, IL.
Bethel University, St. Paul, MN.
University of Northwestern St. Paul. St. Paul, MN.
Bethel University, St. Paul, MN.

Selected Commissions

Bethel University
Church of the Cross, Hopkins, MN.