Resume

Mary M. Griep

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Education

Visiting Scholar - ISS - University of Oslo, Norway, 2008

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, with Highest Academic Honors, 1992, Hamline University, St. Paul, Minnesota. Thesis title: Beyond the Mirror: Women and Self-Portraiture

Independent Study, Japanese Papermaking with Takeshi Takahara, 1980

Independent Study, Printmaking Minneapolis College of Art and Design, 1980

Bachelor of Arts, with Honors, Macalester College, 1973

Teaching

St. Olaf College
Professor Emerita, Department of Art and Art History, 2017-present
Associate Dean for the Fine Arts, 2013-2017
Chair of the Department of Art and Art History, 2004-2006
Professor of Art, 1988-present. Tenured, 1997

Other Teaching and Higher Education:

National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Program Reviewer, 2015-present
Metropolitan State University, Minneapolis, Instructor: Design, 1986-89
Art Center of Minnesota, Instructor and Painting Department Chair, 1985-1988

Non-Academic Employment

Creative and Technical Consultant, Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1985. Designed and constructed props, costumes, and floats for Mardi Gras.

Owner, M. Griep - Picture Framer, 1974-1984. Consultant in exhibition design, installation, and traveling shows.

Professional Activity

Selected Exhibitions

2018 – Solo Exhibition- Anastylosis – University of Northern Iowa – Cedar Falls, Iowa

2017 – Group Show - Anderson Center - Red Wing, Minnesota

2016 – Solo Exhibition - Anastylosis Project 1998-2016 - Flaten Art Museum, St. Olaf College – Northfield, Minnesota

2012 – Solo Exhibition - Highland Park Art Center, Highland Park, Illinois

2012 – Solo Exhibition - St. Catherine University – St. Paul, Minnesota

2012 – Intersections – Invitational Exhibition, Minneapolis College of Art and Design

2010 – ArtPrize International Exhibition - Grand Rapids, Michigan

2010 – Group Show - Minnetonka Center for the Arts Biennial – Minnetonka, Minnesota

2010 – Group Show - Southeast Minnesota Regional Juried Art Exhibition

2010 – Solo Exhibition - Dubuque Museum of Art – Dubuque, Iowa

2010 – Group Show - Macalester College Invitational Exhibition, St. Paul, Minnesota

2009 – Solo Exhibition - Anastylosis 2007-2009 - Groot Gallery - St. Olaf College - Northfield, Minnesota

2008 – Group Show - Anderson Center - Red Wing, Minnesota

2008 – Sacred Sights / Sacred Sites – University of Minnesota School of Architecture – Minneapolis, Minnesota

2007 – Dual Exhibition - Anastylosis – Minneapolis Institute of Art - Minneapolis, Minnesota

2006 – Group Exhibition – Rochester Art Center – Rochester, Minnesota

2005 – Group Exhibition – Richardson Asian Art Museum - Tulsa, Oklahoma

2004 – Dual Exhibition – Flaten Art Museum, St. Olaf College – Northfield, Minnesota

2003 – Solo Exhibition – Chiang Mai Center of Arts and Culture – Chiang Mai, Thailand

2003 – Solo Exhibition: The Remembrance Drawings - Plains Art Museum – Fargo, North Dakota

2002 – Solo Exhibition – U. S. Consulate - Chiang Mai, Thailand

2001 – Solo Exhibition – Anderson Center - Red Wing, Minnesota

2001 – Drawing Juror - Minnesota State Fair

2000 - Solo Exhibition - Intersections - Chiang Mai Contemporary Art Museum – Chiang Mai, Thailand

2000 - Solo Exhibition - Groveland Gallery – Minneapolis, Minnesota

2000 – Group Exhibition - Arte Sagrado - Austin, Texas

1999 – Solo Exhibition - Of Landscape, Space, and Cathedrals - St. Olaf College – Northfield, Minnesota

1999 - Group Exhibition - Sacred Arts Festival – University of St. Thomas - St. Paul, Minnesota

1998 - National Juried Exhibition - The Spiritual in Art - Columbus, Ohio

1996 – Solo Exhibition - Circus Hippolyta - Steensland Art Museum, St. Olaf College – Northfield, Minnesota

1996 - Southeastern Minnesota Juried Exhibition, Rochester Art Center

1996 - Group Exhibition - Hamline University - St. Paul, Minnesota

1995 - Group Exhibition - Bridge Square Gallery - Northfield, Minnesota

1995 – Group Exhibition - Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1994 - Faculty Exhibition - Steensland Art Museum, St. Olaf College – Northfield, Minnesota

1994 - Two works selected for Works of Art in the Embassies Program, U.S. Department of State

1993 - Group Exhibition - MC Gallery - Minneapolis, Minnesota

1993 – Group Exhibition - Northfield Artists Exhibition - Bridge Square Gallery - Northfield, Minnesota

1993 – Invitational Exhibition - Macalester College – St. Paul, Minnesota

1992 - Solo Exhibition, Hamline University – St. Paul, Minnesota

1991 - Faculty Exhibition - Steensland Art Museum, St. Olaf College – Northfield, Minnesota

1991 - Solo Exhibition - New Works - Mongerson Wunderlich Gallery - Chicago, Illinois

1990 - Group Exhibition - The Figure in American Art - Minnesota Museum of Art - St. Paul, Minnesota

1990 - Solo Exhibition - Mongerson Wunderlich Gallery - Chicago, Illinois

1988-1993 - Navy Pier International Art Expo, Chicago, Illinois. Represented by Mongerson Wunderlich Gallery

1987 - Solo Exhibition - Recent Paintings - MC Gallery - Minneapolis, Minnesota

1987 - Invitational Exhibition - Furniture as Metaphor - Rochester Art Center – Rochester, Minnesota

1985 - Dual Exhibition - The New Land - MC Gallery – Minneapolis, Minnesota

1985 - Invitational Exhibition - Altos de Chavon, Dominican Republic

1985 - Invitational Exhibition - Macalester College – St. Paul, Minnesota

1984 - Invitational Exhibition - Beyond Folk - Minneapolis Institute of Art – Minneapolis, Minnesota

1984 - Solo Exhibition - Ghosts and Dirty Linen - College of St. Catherine - St. Paul, Minnesota

1984 - Group Exhibition - Vermillion Touch - Minneapolis Institute of Art – Minneapolis, Minnesota

1983 - Invitational Juried Exhibition: Directions in Paper - St. Paul, Minnesota

1982 - Solo Exhibition - Paperwork -Suzanne Kohn Gallery - St. Paul, Minnesota

1982 - Invitational Juried Exhibition - Young Minnesota Artists - University of Minnesota Art Museum

1981 - Invitational Juried Exhibition - American Art: The Challenge of the Land - Minneapolis, Minnesota

1981 - Invitational Exhibition - Art Museum of Kuopio, Finland

1980 - Solo Exhibition - The Empress' New Clothes - Suzanne Kohn Gallery - St. Paul, Minnesota

1979 - Invitational Exhibition - Art in Corporate Collections - Minneapolis, Minnesota

1979 & 1980 – Invitational Exhibition - Friends of the Minneapolis Institute of Art – Minneapolis, Minnesota

1978 - Invitational Exhibition - Portfolio 15 – Walker Art Center – Minneapolis, Minnesota

1977 - Solo Exhibition - Minneapolis College of Art and Design – Minneapolis, Minnesota

1975 - Invitational Juried Exhibition - Northern Lights - St. Paul, Minnesota

Selected Works in Collections

Art Museum of Kuopio, Finland

Banco, Incorporated - Minneapolis, Minnesota

Bank of America - San Francisco, California

General Mills, Inc. - Minneapolis, Minnesota

Government of Finland - New York Consulate

Hammel, Green & Abrahamson, Architects - Minneapolis, Minnesota

Honeywell, Inc. - Minneapolis, Minnesota

La Escuela de Diseño - La Romana, Dominican Republic

Macalester College – St. Paul, Minnesota

Minneapolis Institute of Art - Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minneapolis StarTribune - Minneapolis, Minnesota - Collection of the Publisher

Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing (3M) - St. Paul, Minnesota

Minnesota Museum of American Art - St. Paul, Minnesota

Norwest Corporation - Minneapolis, Minnesota

Padilla, Speer, Beardsley, Inc. - New York and Minneapolis Offices

St. Olaf College – Northfield, Minnesota

Tweed Museum - Duluth, Minnesota

U.S. Consulate - Chiang Mai, Thailand

Ucross Foundation - Ucross Wyoming

Union Center Plaza - Washington, DC

Union League Club - Chicago, Illinois

United States Veterans Administration - Washington, DC

University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, Minnesota

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Nebraska

University of South Dakota - Vermillion, South Dakota

University of St. Thomas - St. Paul, Minnesota

Walker Art Center - Minneapolis, Minnesota

Artist Residencies

Artist-in-Residence - City of Salzburg, Austria at the Kunstlerhaus, 2012

Visiting Artist - Institute for the Study of Religion and Culture, Payap University, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 2001-2003

Artist-in-Residence - Anderson Center - Red Wing, Minnesota, 2001

Artist-in-Residence - Holden Village, Chelan, Washington, 1993

Artist-in-Residence - College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1993

Visiting Artist - Miles City, Montana, 1986

Artist-in-Residence - Altos de Chavon, Dominican Republic, 1985

Artist-in-Residence - Ucross Foundation, Ucross, Wyoming, 1984

Artist-in-Residence - University of South Dakota, Vermillion, 1983

Selected Grants and Awards

Nygaard Foundation Grant, 2008

Minnesota State Arts Board - Artist Initiative Grant, 2007

Associated Colleges of the Midwest – FaCE Grant for Study in Turkey, 2007

Summer Opportunity Grant - St. Olaf College: Mayan Temples of Yucatan as part of the Anastylosis Series, 2005

Untenured Faculty Release Time Grant - St. Olaf College, 1995

Minnesota State Arts Board - Individual Artist Fellowship in Painting, 1989

Minnesota State Arts Board - Sudden Opportunity Grant, 1986

Jerome Foundation Purchase Award - Young Minnesota Artists, 1982

Purchase Award - American Art: The Challenge of the Land, 1981

Purchase Award - Portfolio 15, 1978

Presentations, Lectures, and Papers

Mellby Lecture, St. Olaf College -Descent into Detail, 2017

“The Circus Hippolyta” - Chapter in The Many Worlds of the Circus, 2007

Presenter: National Association of Humanities Educators - A Myth of Difference, 2001

Presenter: Midwest College Art Association - Rethinking the Foundations, 1997

Presenter: Popular Culture Conference and National Association of Humanities Educators - The Circus Hippolyta, 1997

Presenter: Popular Culture Conference - Contemporary Art as Text, 1996

Presenter: Bush Foundation Faculty Development Conference - Art and Values in and Out of the Classroom (with Dr. Matthew Rohn and two students), 1995

Presenter: National Association of Humanities Educators Conference - Budding Artists and Art Historians Meeting on the Uncommon Ground of the Contemporary Art Museum (with Dr. Matthew Rohn), 1995

Presenter: Bush Foundation Women In Leadership Conference - Women and Self-Portraiture, 1995

Presenter: Bush Foundation Faculty Development Conference - Promoting a Culture of Collaboration (in conjunction with faculty from College of St. Catherine and St. John's University), 1993

Presenter: National Association for Humanities Education Biennial National Conference, 1993

Presenter: Art and Dance: Discovering Values Through the Element of Space (with Susan Bauer, Dancer), 1993

Lecture: An Artist Looks At Art Series, Minneapolis Institute of Art - Contemporary Artists and Ethnographic Art, 1984

Paper: "Contemporary Art As Text" in Interdisciplinary Humanities, Fall 1996