Artist Résumé

Solo Exhibitions   |   Invitational, Juried Exhibitions
Group Exhibitions   |   Installations   |   Grants & Awards
Education   |   Professional Experience
Related Professional Experience   |   Teaching Experience
International Research Projects   |   Affiliations
Permanent Collections   |   Private Collections

Solo Exhibitions

2014“Battered Madonnas”, La Alianza Francesa de San Salvador, San Salvador, El Salvador
2013“Fragments of One’s Concern”, Charles E. Becker Library, Benedictine University, Springfield, IL
2013“Domestic Bliss”, Museo Municipal Tecleno MUTE, Santa Tecla, El Salvador
2013“Madres y “Madonnen Maltratadas”, Universidad de Veracruzana, Xalapa, Mexico
2012“Madonnen Maltratadas”, La Casa Tomada, Centro Cultural de Espana, San Salvador, El Salvador
2012“Madonnen Maltratadas”, La Galeria de La Luna, San Salvador, El Salvador
2012“Milagros y Madonnen Maltratadas”, Casa de la Cultura, Izalco, El Salvador
2012“Madonnas y Milagros”. La Cultura de Casa Roja, Guatemala City, Guatemala
2012“Voces Desesparadas”, CoSpace, Austin, TX
2011“Esperanzas”, Rock Valley College, Rockford, IL
2011Milagros, Casa Tiyahui, Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico
2010La Casa de la Cultura, “Milagros y Madonnas” Codoba, Veracruz, Mexico
2010fotoGrafica Distribuidor de Luz, Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico
2010Casa Tiyahui, Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico
2010Arora's Galeria’, Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico
2007Lord Fairfax Community College, Middletown, VA
2006Krasa Center, Benedictine University, Lisle, IL
2006National Theosophical Society, Wheaton, IL
2006Empire Mountain College, Big Stone Gap, VA
1999National Theosophical Society, "The Heritage Prints", Wheaton, IL

Invitational, Juried Exhibitions

2015“Madonna International Print Exchange II”, Quincy University, Quincy, IL
2014“Santitos”, Maidoff Gallery, Studio Art Centers International, Florence, Italy
2014“Gravuras Para o Memorial”, Memorial Fundacae Cristiano Varelia, Muriae- MG, Brazil
2014“Madonna International Print Exchange II”, Brannigan Art Center, Las Cruces, New Mexico
2014“Santitos”. Loyola Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
2013“Print People Exchange#1”, Texas Christian University, Forth Worth, TX
2013“Madonna International Print Exchange”, Charles E. Becker Library, Benedictine University, Springfield, IL
2013“Madonna International Print Exchange”, Atelier International Art Gallery, Corpus Christi, TX
2013“Santitos”, Charles & Dorothy Clark Gallery, University of Texas – Pan American, Edinburg, TX
2012“Santitos”, Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
2012Tribute to James D. Butler Portfolio, Mid America Print Council Fall 2012 Biennial Conference, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO
2012Grafica Contemporarea Veracruzana y Teresa Parker, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
2012Grafica Contemporarea Veracruzana y Teresa Parker, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
2012“Exchange for the Cure”, Upper Gallery, University of Dallas, Irving, TX
2012“La Violencia Domestico”, La Casa Azul, Guatemala City, Guatemala
2012“Santitos”, Fundacion Casa de los Tres Mundos, Antigua Casa de los Leones, Granada, Nicaragua
2012“Santitos”, Galeria de la Escuela Popular de Bellas Artes, Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolas de Hidalgo, Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico
2012“Santitos”, Selections from Arceo Press, Benedictine University, Lisle, IL
2011“Santitos”, Selections from Arceo Press, Ferguson Gallery, Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, IL
2011“Arceo Press’ Selected Print Portfolios”, Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, IL
2011“Prayer”, Chicago Festival of Spiritual Art, Life Force Arts Center, Chicago, IL
2011Anniversario Secundo, Casa Tiyahui, Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico
2011“Prayer”, Chicago Festival of Spiritual Art, Life Force Arts Center, Chicago, IL
2011Anniversario Secundo, Casa Tiyahui, Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico
2010Alumni 40th Spectacular, University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
2009Insurgencia Sobre Papel, Casa Tiyahui, Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico
2009Emergence of the Divine Feminine, Life Force Arts Center, Chicago, IL
2009La Insurgencia 2009, Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico
2009Monoprint’09, Carlsten Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Stevens’ Point, WI
2009Galeria Sevigne, Inaugural Exhibition, Saltillo, Coauhila, Mexico
2009Monoprint’09, University of Wisconsin, Stevens’ Point, WI
2007Contemporary Symbolism, Prairie State College, Chicago Hts, IL
2007ISU Printmaking Alumni Exhibition, Mclean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL
2007Successors, BroMenn Medical Center, Bloomington, IL
20071st Loyola National Works on Paper, Loyola University Chicago, IL
2007National Premiere'07, Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL

Group Exhibitions

2014Fine Arts Faculty Biennale, Benedictine University, Lisle, IL
2014"POSADA CENTENARIO", La Calaca Press III, Space of Arts & Performance BelleArtes, Cáceres, Spain
2014"POSADA CENTENARIO", La Calaca Press III, Eugenius Gallery, Windsor, Australia
2014"POSADA CENTENARIO", La Calaca Press III, Hong Kong, The People’s Republic of China
2014Ochosi Editions 2nd Intl Madonna Print Exchange, Brannigan Cultural Center, Las Cruces, NM
2014Ochosi Editions 2nd Intl Madonna Print Exchange, Benedictine University, Lisle, IL
2013"POSADA CENTENARIO", Museo de la Ciudad de Cuernavaca, Cuernavaca, Morelias, Mexico
2013“Eternal Blessings”, Burning Bush Gallery, Wheaton, IL
2013II La Calaca Press International Exchange, Centro Cultural Palacio de la Isla, Cáceres, Spain
2013II La Calaca Press International Exchange, Lauderhill Arts Center, Lauderhill, FL
2013II La Calaca Press International Exchange, Centro Cultural Antiguo Colegio Jesuita, Pátzcuaro, Michoacán, Mexico
2012“Santitos”, Arceo Press, Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
2012Madonna International Exchange, Burning Bush Gallery, Wheaton, IL
20123rd Annual Day of the Dead Festival, II Calaca Press, FAT Village Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
2012II La Calaca Press International Exchange, Expressions Graphics, Oak Park, IL
2012Madonna International Exchange, Ochosi Editions, La Cultural de Casa Roja, Guatemala City, Guatemala
2012II La Calaca Press International Exchange, Atelier International Art Gallery, Corpus Christi, TX
2012Madonna International Exchange,Ochosi Editions, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL
2012II La Calaca Press International Exchange, Museo Antiguo Convento de San Francisco, Granada, Nicaragua
2012“Meditations/Madonnas/Nomads”, Café Mestizo, Chicago, IL
2012“Mythmakers al Mestizo”, Café Mestizo, Chicago, IL
2012“Un-Natural Disasters”, Sugar Cube Gallery, Alberta, Canada
2012“Faculty Exhibition”, Gahlberg Gallery, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL
2012“Day of the Dead”, Calaca Press, Lauderhill Arts Center, FL
2011“2nd Annual Day2Day”, The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY
2011“Day of the Dead”, Calaca Press, Expressions Graphics, Oak Park, IL
2011“Day of the Dead”, Calaca Press, Art House Gallery, McAllen, TX
2011“Day of the Dead”, Calaca Press, Fundacion Casa de los Tres Mundos, Granada, Nicaragua
2011“Un-Natural Disasters”, El Centro de la Cultura, Taxco, Guerrero, Mexico
2011“Un-Natural Disasters”, Expressions Graphics, Oak Park, IL
2011“Drawing Connections”, L’Instituto d’Arte di Siena, Siena, Italy
2011“Clarity”, Burning Bush Gallery, Wheaton, IL
2011“A Family Portrait”, Noyes Cultural Center, Evanston, IL
2011“Clarity”, Burning Bush Gallery, Wheaton, IL
2011“A Family Portrait”, Noyes Cultural Center, Evanston, IL
2010“Miedos” Galeria Siete-C, Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico
2010“Keeping Us All A Breast”, Sapere Art/Intuitive Gallery, Chicago, IL
20103rd Annual Gilda’s Club Chicago Benefit, Chicago, IL
2010COD Printmakers, Wings Gallery, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL
2010Spring Benefit, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL
2010Open House, Tirage Gallery, Glen Ellyn, IL
2010Imagine New Orleans, Benedictine University, Lisle, IL
2009Travel Alphabet Suite, Four Oceans Press, San Francisco, CA
2009New Orleans Show, Bloomingdale Park District Museum, Bloomingdale, IL
2009Spring Benefit, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL
2008Baby! Bloomingdale Park District Museum, Bloomingdale, IL
2008Our View, Woodridge Public Library, Woodridge, IL
2008DuPage Print Exchange, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL
2007Holiday Show, Mana Gallery, Chicago, IL
2007Get Knifed, Get Knifed Gallery, Chicago, IL
2007Infant Welfare Society of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1983University of Parana, "Miami University Printmakers", Padua, Brazil, South America

Installations

2011“Prayers for the Border”, print and drawing installation, El Paso, TX
2009“Los Ninos de ABC”, fotoGrafica Distribuidor de Luz, Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico

Grants & Awards

2014Faculty Development Grant. Benedictine University, Lisle, IL. Louisiana.
2013Faculty Development Grant, Benedictine University, Lisle, IL. El Salvador.
2013Faculty Development Grant, Benedictine University, Lisle, IL. Colorado.
2013Faculty Development Grant, Benedictine University, Lisle, IL. El Salvador.
2013Global Education Initiatives Grant, COD Foundation, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL. Texas.
2012Faculty Development Grant, Benedictine University, Lisle, IL. Guatemala.
2012Faculty Development Grant, Benedictine University, Lisle, IL. Texas.
2011Faculty Development Research Grant, Benedictine University, Lisle, IL. New Mexico.
2011Faculty Development Grant, Benedictine University, Lisle, IL
2010Faculty Development Grant, Benedictine University, Lisle, IL
2009National Endowment for the Humanities Faculty Research Grant, Washington, DC
2006Illinois Art Council, Special Assistance Grant, Chicago, IL
2005Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL
2004Honorable Mention. Face to Face, Bloomingdale Park District Museum, Bloomingdale, IL
2003Outstanding Leadership Award, Consulate General of India, Chicago, IL
2003Community Artist Assistance Program, Chicago Dept. of Cultural Affairs, Chicago, IL

Education

 Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies, Mt. Carroll, IL
M.F.A.Printmaking/Drawing, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
M.S.Printmaking/Drawing, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
B.F.A.Painting/Printmaking, Miami University, Oxford, OH

Professional Experience

2012 to PresentDirector/Writer. That’s Inked Up blog, IL
2011 to PresentDirector. Ochosi Editions, Chicago, IL
2009 to PresentCurator. Benedictine University, Lisle, IL
2007 to 2009Director. Coral Rose Foundation, Chicago, IL
2003 to 2006Exhibit Coordinator. DreamBox Foto Gallery, Chicago, IL
2002 to 2009Art Consultant/Editor. AKTSinc., Majuro, RMI
2000 to 2009Curator. Crown Center Gallery, Loyola University Chicago, IL
2000 to 2003Editor. Mid America Print Journal, WI
1996 to 2000Director/Curator. Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL
1989 to 1996Assistant Director. Curtis Allen Turner Fine Arts, Chicago, IL
1989 to 1996Artist Consultant. Curtis Allen Turner Fine Arts, Chicago, IL
1991 to 2000Founder. PARKER Press, Chicago, IL
1981 to PresentIndependent Curator. Over 150 exhibitions of contemporary art

Related Professional Experience

2013Visiting Artist. La Casa Tomada, Centro Cultural de Espana, San Salvador, El Salvador
2013Juror. Feel Competition, F.I.R.E. Studios, Naperville, IL
2013Guest Lecturer. Illinois State University, Normal, IL
2013Guest Lecturer. Burning Bush Gallery, Wheaton, IL
2013Visiting Artist. La Casa Tomada, Centro Cultural de Espana, San Salvador, El Salvador
2012Guest Lecturer. La Casa Roja, Guatemala City, Guatemala
2012Guest Lecturer. University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, WI
2012Guest Lecturer. University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, WI
2011Visiting Artist. New Grounds Printshop, Albuquerque, NM
2011Juror. Schoerrer Gallery, North Central College, Naperville, IL
2010Visiting Artist. ICOCULT, Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico
2010Visiting Artist. Museo Goitia, Zacatecas, Mexico
2009Guest Lecturer. South Suburban College, South Holland, IL
2009Visiting Artist. University of Wisconsin, Stevens’ Point, WI
2008 to 2009Editor. Mana Art Blog, Chicago, IL
2006Juror. Hoosier Salon, Indianapolis, IN

Teaching Experience

Full-time Appointments

2004 - 2005College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL. One year temporary appointment.
1992 - 1993College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL. Sabbatical appointment.

Adjunct Faculty

2005 - PresentBenedictine University, Lisle, IL
2003 - 2005Moraine Valley Community College, Palos Hills, IL
2000 - 2002Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL
1998 - 2000Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL
1993 - 2005College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL
1991 - 1993Moraine Valley Community College, Palos Hills, IL
1991Chicago Printmaker's Collaborative, Chicago, IL
1990 - 1992College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL
1990 - 1991Suburban Fine Arts Center, Highland Park, IL
1983 - 1987Illinois State University, Normal, IL Graduate Teaching Assistant.

International Research Projects

  • Spanish Colonial Art in America
  • Madhubani Indian Painting
  • Milagros: A History and Religious Devotion Throughout the Americas
  • Artistic Expression of the Marshall Islands - study of women's crafts

Affiliations

  • Chicago Artists' Coalition
  • Indo-American Friendship Association, Joint-Secretary
  • Mid America Print Council

Permanent Collections

  • United States
    • Arizona
    • Illinois
    • Massachusetts
    • Ohio
    • Texas
    • Utah
    • Wisconsin
  • International
    • El Salvador
    • Guatemala
    • Italy
    • Mexico

Private Collections

  • United States
    • Alabama
    • Arizona
    • California
    • Florida
    • Georgia
    • Illinois
    • Indiana
    • Michigan
    • Minnesota
    • New York
    • Ohio
    • Texas
    • Virginia
    • Wisconsin
    • International
      • Canada
      • El Salvador
      • England
      • France
      • Guatemala
      • Israel
      • Kenya
      • Mexico
      • Nicaragua