• professional
  • international exhibitions
  • solo-two person exhibitions
  • group exhibitions
  • grants
  • visiting artist
  • permanent collections
  • pdf resume

professional

Professor Emeritus of Art, University of Wisconsin - River Falls: Printmaking and Drawing
2012 UWRF College of Arts and Science Excellence in Scholarship, Research, Creative Activities Award
UWRF International Traveling Classroom, Paris & Lyon, France, & Verona, Italy (3-week intensive)
Wisconsin in Scotland, University of Wisconsin, Edinburgh, Scotland
Co-Director of Land Mark Editions, Minneapolis, MN (fine-art printer atelier,1980-1990)

education

University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND MFA
State University of New York, Oswego, NY MA
University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND BA











 


international exhibitions


9th International Printmaking Biennial, Douro, Portugal

3rd Global Print 2017, Douro, Portugal

Here Now There Then, Institute of Fine Arts, University of Veracruz, Xalapa, Mexico

El Fuego,
Institute of Fine Arts, University of Veracruz, Xalapa, Mexico (solo)

Ontologies: 4 Visions,
Athens Printmaking Festival, Eleftherias Park Art Center, Athens, Greece

Hong Kong International Art Fair 12, represented by Hong Kong Open Printshop, China

Constructed Realities,
invitational exhibition, Grafikens Hus, Mariefred, Sweden

Continuity/Kontinuita: Prints from Czech/Slovakian American and International Artists, Rotunda Gallery, University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Camera Lucida,
Galerie Domus, Universite' Claude-Bernard, sponsored by Galerie Par-ci Par-la, Lyon, France (solo)

Of Fire and Stone, Gallery of Technohoros, Athens, Greece (solo)










solo & two person exhibitions

Stone Voices, No. 3 Reading Room & Photo Book Works, Beacon, NY

Exhibition, Hudson Hospital Healing Arts Program, Hudson, WI

Stone Voices, Traffic Zone Gallery, Minneapolis, MN


El Fuego,
Institute of Fine Arts, University of Veracruz, Xalapa, Mexico

Aqua Vitae,
2012 Minnesota Artist Initiative Grant Exhibition and Presentation, Mpls Photo Center, MN

Fire & Water, Bernice Ficek-Swenson & Mary Schina, Quincy Art Center, Quincy, IL (two-person)

FIRE!, IFP MN Center for Media Arts, Minneapolis, MN (two-person), Vance Gellert, Curator

Camera Lucida, Galerie Domus, Universite' Claude-Bernard, sponsored by Galerie Par-ci Par-la, Lyon, France

The Fine Art of Photogravure, University of Wisconsin-Marshfield

Of Fire and Stone, Gallery of Technohoros, Athens, Greece

Cervini Haas Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

Anchor Graphics Gallery, Chicago, IL

North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, ND

Jon Oulman Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

A.I.R. Gallery, NYC





group exhibitions


Phases of Matter, Evanston, IL (4-person)

Phases of Matter, Minnetonka Center for the Arts, Minnetonka, MN (5-person)

Bernice Ficek-Swenson Revisitation, (Retrospective), University of Wisconsin-River Falls

In Their Element: Artists Inspired by Earth, Air, Water and Fire, St. Thomas University, St. Paul, MN

Women & Print: A Contemporary View, Williamson Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont, CA

Bridging the Gap, 2014 SGCI Printmaking Conference, San Francisco, CA

Of Memory, Bone & Myth, Rourke Art Museum, Moorhead, MN

Photogravure, Photographs in Ink
, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN

Women In The Collection, Frederick Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN

From Dark Into Light, North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, ND

McDonough Museum of Art, Youngstown State University Center for Contemporary Art, OH

Stand Out Prints, High Point Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN


Alternatives: Unconventional & Uncommon Processes,
Mpls Photo Center, MN

THENOW, New World/Old World, Katherine Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, MN

Southern Graphic Traveling Exhibition 2012-2015, inaugurated in New Orleans, LA

Uncanny Visions, Contemporary Romantic Landscapes, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND

Ekecheiria, Schopf Gallery, Chicago, IL, sponsored by the Greek Consulate, Chicago, IL

grants

Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant, 2017 (Stone Voices artist book edition)

Faculty Research Grants, University of Wisconsin-River Falls (4 photogravure research grants)

Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant, 2012

UWRF College of Arts and Science Excellence in Scholarship, Research, Creative Activities Award, 2012

International Polaroid Corporation Materials Grant, Cambridge, MA (two grants)

Minnesota State Arts Board Opportunity Grant



visiting artist

Benton Project, Benton, WI, Artist-in-Residence

No. 3 Reading Room & Photo Book Works, Beacon, NY, Lecture

Metropolitan State University, St. Paul, MN, Lecture: Photogravure: History, Process and Contemporary Practitioners

Institute of Fine Arts, University of Veracruz, Xalapa, Mexico, Workshop & Lecture

Traffic Zone Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, Lecture

Starpointe Studio, Louisville, KY, Artist-in-Residence, Stone Voices Book Project, Mpls Photo Center

University of Kentucky-Lexington, Lecture: Photogravure, History, Process and Contemporary Voices

Scripps College, Claremont, CA, 1-week printmaking workshop & lectures: Landscape, Memory & Metaphor and Photogravure, History and a Contemporary Perspective

Hong Kong Institute of Education, China, Visiting Professor: 2-week workshop & lectures

Mlps Photo Center, Minnesota Artist Initiative Grant,
lecture on photogravure

Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada, 1-month photogravure residency

Universite' Claude - Bernard, Lyon, France, visiting artist lecture

Athens School of Fine Arts, Athens, Greece, Lecture: Contemporary Printmaking Trends in the US

Athens School of Fine Arts, Athens, Greece, 2-week polymer photogravure workshop

Anchor Graphics, Chicago, IL, Artist-in-Residence, 2-week photogravure residency

 

 

 

 



permanent collections


Minneapolis Institute of Art Photography Collection, Minneapolis, MN
Museum of Contemporary Photography @ Columbia, Chicago, IL
Scripps College, Claremont, CA
Wittliff Collections, Texas State University-San Marcos, TX
Polaroid International Collection, Cambridge, MA
North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, ND
Arizona State University Art Museum, Jules Heller Print Study Room, Tempe, AZ
Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN
Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers, Brunswick, NJ
Carleton College Library, Northfield, MN
Minnesota Historical Society, Special Book Collection, St. Paul, MN
Institute of Fine Arts, University of Veracruz, Xalapa, Mexico
Anchor Graphics Archives @ Columbia College, Chicago, IL
Athens School of Fine Arts, Athens, Greece
Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
Graphic Chemical Ink Company, Villa Park, IL
Renaissance Press, Hinsdale, NH
Grant Arnold Collection of Prints, State University-New York, Oswego, NY
Piper, Jaffray, Hopwood, Inc., Minneapolis, MN
Hong Kong Open Printshop, China
Hong Kong Institute of Education, China
Quincy Art Center, Quincy, IL
University of North Dakota Fine Art Collection, Grand Forks, ND
Conrad Press, Ltd., Whitehall, MI
Zuckerman Museum of Art, SGCI Archives, Keenesaw State University, GA
Izote Editions, Xalapa, Mexico
Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Douro Museum Printmaking Biennial Collection, Portugal

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