CV

Born:  1953 Wahoo (Dakota: wghu; "arrow wood"), NE

Education

1978             BFA in Painting -- University of Nebraska, Omaha

1974-1975    Fine Art -- University of Nebraska, Lincoln

1971-1973    Liberal Studies -- Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln


Scholarly Contribution

Urdang, R. (2019, June).  Dark Lady Imparts Social Justice on Virginia Woolf; Professor von X Erased.  29th Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf, Mount St. Joseph University, Cincinnati, OH.  Peer reviewed PowerPoint presentation of accepted research paper 6/06/2019.


Awards and Honors

2019   ROBERT W. BROWN Award, BRAND 47, Brand Associates, Brand Library and Art Center, Glendale, CA -- $1,000 Cash Prize

2019   Fashion Arte, Fox Theatre -- Tucson Museum of Art; Fashion Design Dept @ Pima Community College -- Invitation to participate

2019   2nd PL -- TRUTH:  a National Juried Exhibition, Studio & Gallery, Durango, CO -- $100 Cash Prize

2019   3rd PL -- 56th Annual Juried Competition, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA -- $400 Cash Prize

2019   Juror's Award of Excellence, Metamorphosis Inaugural Exhibition, Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert, CA -- $500 Cash Prize

2018   2nd PL -- Third Coast National BIENNIAL, K Space Contemporary Art, Corpus Christie, TX -- $750 Cash Prize

2018   ARIZONA BIENNIAL 2018, Tucson Museum of Art & Historic Block -- 2 selections by juror Rebecca R. Hart (Denver Art Museum)

2018   3rd PL -- 42nd Annual DAC National Exhibition, Durango Arts Center, CO -- $100 Cash Prize

2018   Invitation to Exhibit with Stipend -- Pantone & X-Rite, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI -- $250 Cash Award

2018   Featured Artist -- WCA, National Women's Caucus for Art, NY -- 3 art images on front page of National website (April)

2018   Certificate of Excellence -- SHELTER Exhibition, Harlem School of the Arts, hosted by NAWA -- Award Certificate

2018   3rd PL -- Art of Planetary Science (Fine Art category), University of Arizona, Tucson -- Special Exhibition of Award Winners

2017   Juror Mention -- Time Will Tell:  A Show of Artistic Wisdom, Ashland University, OH -- Special recognition from guest juror 

2016   Honorable Mention -- Stepping it up:  Flagstaff breakout artist of 2016 | Visual, Arizona Daily Sun, Flagstaff, AZ -- Public Notice

2016   Official Membership -- National Association of Women Artists, Inc., New York City, NY -- Formal induction Nov 2016

2016   Featured Artist -- WCA, National Women's Caucus for Art, NY -- 3 art images on front page of National website (Nov)

2015   1st PL -- Westward Unbound:  Inclusive Exhibition of Western American Art, Evergreen Arts Center, CO -- Award Certificate

2014   3rd PL -- 2nd Annual Juried Artists' Book Exhibition, WoCA Projects, Fort Worth, TX -- Award Certificate

2014   1st PL -- Art of Planetary Science (Fine Art Category), University of Arizona, Tucson -- Award Certificate/ Gift Card

2014   Design Award -- The "F" Word:  Feminism Now, ARC Gallery and Educational Foundation -- 3 Years of Free Fees for Art Submissions

2014   Fast-track Development Grant Award, Arizona Commission on the Arts, Phoenix, AZ -- $750 Cash Award

Professional Affiliations

2019                Artists Council -- Palm Springs Art Museum/ Palm Desert Art Museum, Coachella Valley, CA

2019                College Book Art Association -- Independent, Regular Membership, Rochester, NY

2019                International Virginia Woolf Society -- Independent Membership; website hosted by The University of Toronto

2018-2020     Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block -- Dual/ Family; Artist Membership

2016-2019     National Association of Women Artists, Inc. -- NAWA Full Membership, NY

2015-2019     Women's Caucus for Art National Organization -- Member-at-Large, NY

2012-2019     Flagstaff Arts Council -- Charter Member | Artists Circle, AZ

2011-2019     National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution -- Coconino CO. Chapter, AZ


Selected Group Exhibitions 

2019    Artists Council Juried Exhibition 2019, The Galen, Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert, CA

2019    enGENDERing Change, a National Juried Exhibition, Cloyde Snook Gallery, Adams State University, Alamosa, CO

2019   PaperWest -- a National Works on Paper Exhibition, Gittins Gallery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

2019   Bridging Differences-Conversations on Gender and Race, Mildred M. Cox Gallery, Kemper Arts Center, William Woods University, Fulton

2019   130th Anniversary Annual National Association of Women Artists Members' Exhibition, One Art Space, 23 Warren Street, Tribeca, NY

2019   BRAND 47 Annual National Juried Works on Paper Exhibition, Brand Associates, Brand Library & Art Center, Glendale, CA

2019   Art as Advocacy:  Promoting Equity and Social Justice for Women, M.G. Nelson Family Gallery, Springfield Art Association, IL

2019   Women's Stories (Untold) -- Text and Image National Exhibition, Midwest Center for Photography, Wichita, KS

2019   Bound and Unbound 5:  International Altered Book Exhibition, University Libraries, University of South Dakota, Vermillion

2019   Ex Voto National Juried Exhibition:  featuring contemporary Ex Votto Art, Tubac Center for the Arts, AZ

2019   Therefore, I Am -- National Exhibition, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA

2019   32nd September Competition International Juried Exhibition, Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA

2019   9th Annual National Juried Exhibition:  Into the Blue, Village Theatre Art Gallery, City of Danville, CA

2019   Contemporary Art Survey National Juried Exhibition, The Lincoln Center, Fort Collins, CO

2019   26th BIENNALE National Juried Exhibition, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, Hilton Head Island, SC

2019   Taos Art Insurgency:  The New Protagonists -- a National Exhibition, Kit Carson Road, Taos, NM

2019   43rd Annual DAC Annual Juried Exhibition, Barbara Conrad Gallery, Durango Arts Center, Durango, CO

2019   ARISING:  Testaments of Harm -- an Installation by Yoko Ono, Fondation Phi, Montreal, Quebec

2019   FIERCE and FRAIL II:  of Beings, Beasts, and Seed, Verum Ultimum Art Gallery, Portland, OR

2019   TRUTH National Juried Exhibition, Studio & Gallery, Durango, CO

2019   SHAME:  a National Juried Exhibition, Hera Gallery and Educational Foundation, Wakefield, RI

2019   Busting Out:  Powerful Women Open Exhibition, WCA/ NH and Twiggs Gallery, Boscawen, NH

2019   Art on Paper National Juried Exhibition, Circle Gallery, Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD

2019   Metamorphosis:  Artists Council Inaugural Exhibition, Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert, CA

2019   Lunar Dreams:  Celebrating the Moon in Science and Popular Culture, CCC Fine Arts, Flagstaff, AZ

2019   After Dark 8:  a National Juried Exhibition, Greg Moon Art, Inc., Taos, NM

2019   Visual Biography:  Women's Narrative NAWA National Exhibition, Grand Central Library, New York City, NY

2019   56th Annual National Competition Exhibition, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA

2019   Refreshing Feminism National Juried Exhibition, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

2019   ARISING:  Testaments of Harm -- an Installation by Yoko Ono in Leeds, Leeds Arts University, Leeds, UK

2019   Women Celebrating Creativity:  an Open-Call Juried Exhibition, NAWA online Gallery, New York City, NY

2019   Americas 2019:  PaperWorks Exhibition, Walter Piehl Gallery, Northwest Arts Center, Minot, ND

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2018   Mixed Media NYC:  an International Juried Art Exhibition, Site:Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

2018   Reinvention ll Open Wall Exhibition, ARC Gallery and Educational Foundation, Chicago, IL

2018   Chasing Ghosts lll:  Art that Pierces the Veil thru remembrance, Verum Ultimum Art Gallery, Portland, OR

2018   We Believe:  An Exhibition Portraying Joy, Faith, Loyalty, Beliefs & Truths, Shemer Art Center, Phoenix, AZ

2018   129th Annual NAWA Members' Exhibition, 195 Chrystie Street (South Gallery), New York City, NY

2018   31st Annual Northern Juried National Exhibition, Northwoods Center, Nicolet College, Rhinelander, WI

2018   Peace+Justice National Juried Exhibition, Delaware Arts Center, Delaware State University, Dover, DE

2018   Nevertheless She Persisted:  Women of Courage, Tenacity and Strength, Koehnline Museum, WGS Oakton College, Des Plaines, IL

2018   Gateway to Imagination:  A National Juried Art Competition, Farmington Museum of Art, Farmington, NM

2018   64 ARTS National Juried Exhibition, Buchanan Center for the Arts, Monmouth, IL

2018   Third Coast National BIENNIAL Juried Exhibition, K Space Contemporary, Corpus Christie, TX

2018   CWA 89th Annual National Open Juried Exhibition, Barnes-Franklin Gallery, Tunxis Community College, Farmington, CT

2018   Americas 2018:  All Media National Juried Exhibition, Walter Piehl Gallery, Minot State University, Minot, ND

2018   ARIZONA BIENNIAL, Two selections by guest juror Rebecca R. Hart (Denver Art Museum), Tucson Museum of Art & Historic Block, AZ

2018   Piece of Paper:  All Media National Juried Exhibition, St. Louis Artists' Guild Arts Center, Clayton, MO

2018   42nd Annual DAC National Juried Exhibition, Barbara Conrad Gallery, Durango Arts Center, Durango, CO

2018   That's What She Said Juried Exhibiton, 8th International Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron, AFA Gallery, Scranton, PA

2018   Ode to Degas National Juried Exhibition, Coburn Gallery, Ashland University, Ashland, OH

2018   2nd Annual Black and White International Juried Exhibiiton, Fushion Art online, Palm Springs, CA

2018   WOMAN Juried National Exhibition, Studio & Gallery, Durango, CO

2018   Color of the Year Invitational Exhibition Presented by Pantone & X-Rite, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI

2018   39th Annual Art on Paper Juried Exhibition, Maryland Federation of Art, MFA Circle Gallery, Annapolis, MD

2018   Women's Works 31st Anniversary National Exhibition, Old Court House Arts Center, Woodstock, IL

2018   SHELTER 2018:  a Juried National NAWA Exhibtion, Harlem School of the Arts, New York City, NY

2018   Representing Feminism(s) National Juried Exhibition, Lamont Gallery, Phillips Exeter Academy, Frederick Mayer Center, Exeter, NH

2018   39th Annual Paper in Particular National Exhibition, Sidney Larson Gallery, Columbia College, Columbia, MO

2018   Special Exhibition of Award Winners:  Art of Planetary Science, University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson

2018   Art of Planetary Science Juired Exhibition, Kuiper Space Sciences Building, University of Arizona, Tucson

2018   Open Horizons:  a Juried NAWA Exhibition, College of Morris Art & Design Gallery, Randolph, NJ

2018   Americas 2018:  PaperWorks National Juried Exhibition, Walter Piehl Jr. Gallery. Minot State University, Minot, ND

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2017   13th Annual Small Works National Juried Exhibition, 440 Gallery, Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY

2017   Snap to Grid:  Open Walls Exhibition, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA

2017   It Figures, 2017 -- an Open Walls Exhibition, ARC Gallery and Educational Foundation, Chicago, IL

2017   Seeing the World in Black and White:  a Juried Photography Exhibition, NAWA online Gallery, New York NY

2017   12th Annual Open Juried National Exhibition:  Art of Protest, IMAGO Foundation for the Arts, Warren, RI

2017   Chasing Ghosts ll:  Art that Pierces the Veil thru Remembrance, Verum Ultimum Gallery, Portland, OR 

2017   Metamorphosis National Juried Exhibition, hosted by WCA, CO Chapter, Core New Art Space, Denver, CO

2017   Women and Anger:  Resistance, Power & Inspiration -- an Intl. Exhibit of Art by Women, Koehnline Museum, WGS Oakton College, IL

2017   Gateway to Imagination:  a National Juried Art Competition, Farmington Museum, Farmington, NM

2017   NAWA at Beamesderfer 2:  a National Juried Art Show, B. Beamesderfer Gallery, Highland Park, NJ

2017   OffenhausLive Summer International Exhibition, Creative Platform, Macclesfield, Cheshire, U.K.

2017   87th Annual Connecticut Women Artists National Open Juried Exhibition, Art Center East, Vernon, CT

2017   128th Annual NAWA Member's Exhibition, Sylvia Wald & Po Kim Art Gallery, New York City, NY

2017   Bound and Unbound IV:  Altered Book International Juried Exhibition, University Libraries, University of South Dakota, Vermillion

2017   8th Annual 10x10x10 International Small Works Juried Exhibition, Tieton Arts and Humanities, Tieton, WA

2017   Dreams 3 Virtual Art Gallery International Juried Exhibition, Gallery 25N online, Peekskill, NY

2017   Summer Small Works National Juried Exhibition, NAWA Gallery, New York City, NY

2017   Time Will Tell:  a Show of Artistic Wisdom & Experience National Exhibition, Coburn Gallery, Ashland University, Ashland, OH

2017   Pieced Together International Collage & Assemblage Exhibition, Sulfur Studios, Savannah, GA

2017   Innovative Crafts:  a Juried Show of Decorative and Contemporary Applied Arts, NAWA Gallery, New York City, NY

2017   NightVisions VI International Juried Exhibition, Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff Arts Council, AZ

2017   Sacred Feminine International Juried Exhibition, The Annex Gallery, Highland Park, MI

2017   CORE New Art Space:  The Blue International Juried Show, CORE New Art Space, Denver, CO

2017   Cryin' Out Loud National Feminist Art Exhibition, Center for Contemporary Art's Munoz Waxman Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2017   Memory and Identity:  a multicultural juried exhibition, Coastal Arts League, Half Moon Bay, CA

2017   30th Annual McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition, Shearman Fine Art Center, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA

2017   Women's Works 30th Anniversary National Juried Exhibition, Old Courthouse Arts Center, Woodstock, IL

2017   BARED Bras and Breasts Exhibition, The Diamond Shop Gallery, Morgantown, West Virginia

2017   Art of Planetary Science Juried Exhibition, Kuiper Space Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson

2017   Feelin' Blue National Juried Exhibition, Gallery 66 NY, Cold Springs (Hudson Valley), NY

2017   Seeing Red:  Open Walls International Exhibition, ARC Gallery and Educational Foundation, Chicago, IL 

2017   Americas 2017:  PaperWorks National Juried Exhibition, Hartnett Hall Gallery, Minot State University, Minot, ND

2017   Oh, The Places You'll Go!  Spring Exhibition, Action, Advocacy & Arts Program, ASU Downtown, Phoenix, AZ

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2016   Womanhouse Revisited -- F*ck U! National Juried Feminist Art Exhibition, Arc Gallery & Studios, San Francisco, CA

2016   Snap to Grid:  Open Walls Exhibition, Los Angles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA

2016   Stories, Parables & Tall Tales National Juried Exhibition, STUDIO Channel Islands Art Center, Camarillo, CA

2016   Dream or Nigthmare National Juried Exhibition, (SCENE) Metrospace, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

2016   Sacred & Profane National Juried Exhibition, Arc Gallery & Studios, San Francisco, CA

2016   NAWA New Member's Exhibition, National Association of Women Artists, Inc., NAWA Gallery, New York City, NY

2016   ARISING:  Testaments of Harm -- an installation with Yoko Ono, Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland

2016   Art of Planetary Science Special Juried Exhibition, Division of Planetary Sciences, Pasadena, CA

2016   Beyond Rosie the Riveter:  Women and Work International Juried Exhibition, Koehnline Museum of Art, WGS Oakton College, IL

2016   Art VOTES:  Visualizing the Democratic Process National Juried Exhibition, Bergen Gallery, Bergen College, Paramus, NJ

2016   Rise Up:  Juried Artworks by National Association of Women Artists, Inc., Mansion at Strathmore, North Bethesda, MD

2016   22nd Annual Americas All Media National Juried Exhibiiton, Northwest Arts Center, University of North Dakota, Minot, ND

2016   86th Annual Connecticut Women Artists National Exhibition, Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, CT

2016   Of Land, Sea, and Sky Invitational Fall Exhibition, Action, Advocacy & Arts Program, ASU Downtown, Phoenix, AZ

2016   7th Annual 10x10x10 International Small Works Juried Exhibition, Tieton Arts and Humanities, Tieton, WA

2016   Lily Tomlin (Unofficial) National Juried Group Art Exhibition, FE Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2016   Peep Show:  a National Juried Exhibition, Black Earth Gallery, Cedar Rapids, IA

2016   We The People -- Off the Wall Exhibition (Election 2016), ARC Gallery and Educational Foundation, Chicago, IL

2016   Summer Small Works National Juried Exhibition, National Association of Women Artists, Inc., New York City, NY

2016   Patterns:  a National Juried Exhibition, Linus Galleries online, Pasadena, CA

2016   PATTERNS:  a National Juried Exhibition, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA

2016   SPECTRUM:  Contemporary Artists Explore Gender National Juried Exhibition, Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI

2016   Creative Muse National Juried Exhibition, Crayola Gallery/ Banana Factory, hosted by NAWA, Bethelem, PA

2016  I Breathe with You:  Part ll National Juried Exhibition, Augusta Savage Gallery, University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA

2016   Press Play National Juried Exhibition, The Lincoln Center, Fort Collins, CO

2016   23rd Annual Women in the Arts National Juried Show, Craft Studio Gallery, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

2016   Benjamin's Banquet:  Exploring our Relationship with Food National Juried Exhibition, The Chait Galleries, Iowa City, IA

2016   Collective Disciplines:  Decorative & Contemporary Applied Arts National Juried Exhibition, NAWA, New York City, NY

2016   Trending:  Contemporary Art Now! National Juried Exhibition, Women's Caucus for Art, Target Gallery/ Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA

2016   House, Habitat, Home Spring Exhibition, Action, Advocacy & Arts Program, ASU Downtown, Phoenix, AZ

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2015   Wintertide:  Wintertime Whimsy National Juried Exhibition, Shemer Art Center, Phoenix, AZ

2015   Snap to Grid:  Open Walls Exhibition, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA

2015   Days of Wine and Roses Juried Exhibition, The Nash -- Jazz in Arizona Center, Phoenix

2015   From Where I Stand International Juried Exhibition, UBe Art Gallery, Berkeley, CA

2015   PaperWest:  Regional Works on Paper National Juried Exhibition, Gittins Gallery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City

2015   Art on Planetary Science Juried Exhibition, Kuiper Space Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson

2015   Feminism Across the Generations:  a Juried Exhibition of Art by Women, Koehnline Museum of Art, WGS Oakton College, IL

2015   13th Annual Flights of Fancy National Juried Exhibition, Northbrook Public Library, Northbrook, IL

2015   Bennuval Invitational Exhibition, Fox Theatre Tucson, hosted by University of Arizona's Lunar & Planetary Lab, Tucson

2015   Who's Afraid of Feminism?  National Juried Exhibiton, A.I.R. Gallery, hosted by Women's Caucus for Art, Brooklyn, NY

2015   Bound and Unbound lll:  Altered Book International Juried Exhibition, University Libraries, University of South Dakota, Vemillion

2015   Feast Your Eyes Fall Exhibition, Action, Advocacy & Arts Program, Arizona State University Downtown, Phoenix, AZ

2015   6th Annual 10x10x10 Tieton International Small Works Juried Exhibition, Tieton Arts and Humanities, Tieton, WA 

2015   Force of Nature:  Exploring the Power of the Feminine National Juried Exhibition, Karl Drerup Gallery, Plymouth State University, NH

2015   Seeing Red 5th Annual Juried Exhibition, Village Theatre and Art Gallery, City of Danville, CA

2015   Westward Unbound:  Inclusive Exhibition of Western American Art, Evergreen Center for the Arts, Evergreen, CO

2015   State of Being Human:  National Juried Photography Exhibition, Woody Gaddis Gallery, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK

2015   The Mark on the Wall:  Small Works on Paper National Exhibit, Greenly Gallery, Bloomsburg, University of Pennsylvania, Bloomsburg, PA

2015   By and About Women:  celebrating the female spirit, R. Dixon Gallery, Senaca Falls, NY

2015   POLITICAL COMMENTARY:  International Juried Exhibition, Linus Galleries online, Pasadena, CA

2015   ICONS of the West:  National Juried Art Exhibition, Dana Gallery, Missoula, MT

2015   A Force to Be Reckoned With:  Woman Powered Juried Art Show, The State Bar, Flagstaff, AZ

2015   You Lookin' at Me?  Open Walls Exhibiton, ARC Gallery and Educational Foundaiton, Chicago, IL

2015   GENDER:  Inaugural National Juried Exhibition, Gender & Women's Studies, Indiana University East, Richmond, IN

2015   Women's Works 28th Anniversary National Exhibition, Old Court House Arts Center, Woodstock, IL

2015   Bugs, Birds, Beasts & Blooms Spring Exhibition, Action, Advocacy & Arts Program, ASU Downtown, Phoenix, AZ

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2014   2nd Annual National Juried Artists' Book Exhibition, WoCA Projects, Fort Woth, TX

2014   Snap to Grid Exhibition:  Open Wall Exhibition, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, CA

2014   LAYERS:  Collage and Assemblage Juried Exhibition, Shemer Art Center, Phoenix, AZ

2014   ART on TAP, Planetary Art Award Winners by Special Invitation, Tucson Museum of Art, AZ

2014   It's Elemental Fine Crafts Juried Exhibition and Sale, Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff Arts Council, AZ

2014   Fabulous Fakes Special Exhibition, Sedona Arts Center, Sedona, AZ

2014   Art of Planetary Science Exhibition, Kuiper Space Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson

2014   Painting the World:  Reflections on Politics, Violence & Reconciliation National Juried Exhibition, NAU Museum, Flagstaff

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Employment

1985-1990   KRUEGER-RINGIER Publishing CO., Inc., Phoenix, AZ -- Journeyman Color Separation Artist

1978-1985   ORENT Graphic Arts, Inc., Omaha, NE -- Apprentice Dot Etcher/ Journeyman Color Separation Artist

1977-1978    JOSLYN Art Museum, Omaha, NE -- Gallery Attendant; Private Collections/ Special Exhibitions 














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