Curriculum Vitae

DIANE CANFIELD BYWATERS

1908 Main Street, Stevens Point, WI  54481

715-344-1713 (home); 715-631-2000 (cell);

dianebywaters@gmail.com

dianebywaters.com

paintparks.org (landscape)

  EDUCATION

Master of Fine Arts in Painting, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, 1983

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, 1979

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Kirkland and Ellis, Chicago, Illinois; Harris Bank, Hinsdale, Illinois, Williams and Montgomery Law Firm, Chicago, Illinois; National Boulevard Bank, Chicago, Illinois; Stroud and Waller, Chicago Art Consultants, Highland Park, Illinois; Oak Park Bank and Trust, Oak Park, Illinois; Michigan Bell; Gallman Lepow Associates, Cherry Hill, New Jersey; Marion Art for McKinsey and Company, New York, New York; Arthur Andersen Company, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Babson Brother Company, Naperville, Illinois; General Motors Corporation, Detroit, Michigan; Barnes Hospital; Continental Baking Company;  St. Louis, Missouri; Amerada Hess Corporation, New York; Pepsi Corporation; The Prudential Insurance Company of America, Newark, New Jersey; Heileman Brewing Company, Chicago, Illinois; J.P. Morgan Guaranty Trust Bank, New York, NY; University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, Wisconsin; Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, New York, NY; Brinson Partners, Chicago; Sioux Valley Hospital, Sioux Falls, South Dakota; Champion International Corporation, Stamford, Connecticut; Shiff, Hardin & Waite, Chicago; Jones, Day, Reavis, and Pague, Chicago, Illinois; Piper, Jaffray, Minneapolis; University of Wisconsin-Madison Hospital, Madison, WI; Lord, Bissell & Brook, Chicago, Illinois; Standard Federal Bank, Burr Ridge, Illinois; United Airlines, Frankfurt; 3M, St. Paul, Minnesota; State Department, Washington, D.C.; Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes, Colorado (including all National Parks listed on following page)

ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCIES

  • University of Wisconsin Trout Lake Station Artist in Residence, Villas County, WI (summer/fall 2019–one artist selected annually, working with science researches)
  • Mesa Verde National Park, Mesa Verde, Colorado (September 20–October 3, 2009)
  • Denali National Park and Wilderness Area, Denali, Alaska (August 2004)
  • Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, Colorado (June 11- 24, 1995 and again in August 2001)
  • Glacier National Park, West Glacier, Montana (July 2002)
  • Voyageurs National Park, International Falls, Minnesota (August 2000)
  • Buffalo National River, Arkansas (March 10 – 31, 1997)
  • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Indiana (August 11 – 27, 1997)
  • Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Bayfield, Wisconsin (August 14-28, 1995)
  • Acadia National Park, Maine (October 18-31, 1995)
  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (December 23, 1995-January 18, 1996)
  • Isle Royale National Park, Michigan (August 31-September 14, 1994)
  • Cortona, Italy, Artist/Designer/Scholar in Residence, University of Georgia Studies Abroad Program (June-August 1994)
  • Brydcliffe Arts Colony, Woodstock, New York (August 11-25, 1991)
  • Jentel Artist Residency Program, Banner, Wyoming (August 15 – September 13, 2009)
  • Dorland Mountain Arts Colony, Temecula, California (December 27-January 17, 1990 and July 1-28, 1987)
  • Bennett Spring State Park, State of Missouri Department of Natural Resources (June 1 – 25, 1996)
  • Valence, France, Dorland Mountain Arts Colony’s 1995 Franco-American Exchange, Art 3, Groupe de Recherche et de Mediation en Art Contemporain (February 1-April 30, 1995)
  • ART/OMI, International Artist-in-Residency, Ghent, New York (July 1 – 28, 1995)

GALLERY AFFILIATIONS (past and present)

Walnut Street Gallery, 221 E. Walnut, Springfield, Missouri 65806; 417-864-7877

Hidell Brooks Gallery, 1910 South Boulevard, Suite 130, Charlotte, North Carolina 28203; 704-334-7302 (was affiliated with this gallery for fifteen years).

Tory Folliard Gallery, 233 N. Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202, 414-273-7311

MacCreed’s Gallery, 25805 Millersburg Road, Lebanon, MO  65536; 417-588-7993

Gallery Q, 1108 Main Street, Stevens Point, WI  54481; 715-345-2888 (www.qartists.com)

Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, Illinois (was with Jan Cicero for 20 years until she retired)

TEACHING & RELATED HONORS

Emeritus Professor (June – present), Chair (May 2016 – June 2018), Professor (since 1997); Associate Professor (1993-1997) Assistant Professor (1987-1993)  Department of Art & Design, University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point, Stevens Point, Wisconsin; teaching all levels of Drawing I and II, all levels of life drawing, all levels of painting, Senior Seminar, Color Theory, First Year Seminar: Art as a Spiritual Journey, Landscape Painting (en plein air); in addition in 2018 I taught the Camp COFAC/Studio Arts Figure Drawing to high students.

  • University Excellence in Teaching Award (1992)
  • University Leadership Mentor Award (1992, 2007)
  • University Scholar Award (1997)
  • UW-System Wisconsin Scholar (2003-04)
  • UW-System Fellow for the 21st Century Studies at UW-Milwaukee (2007/08)
  • International Program Leader, Britain Abroad, (Fall Semester 2008)
  • Director of Grants Support Services (part-time while I still taught 2000-2004), Academic Affairs

Instructor, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Ohio, 1984-86

Artist-in-Residence, DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana, 1983-84

Teaching Assistant, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, 1981-82

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019    Diane Canfield Bywaters:  Dualities, Schlueter Art Gallery, Wisconsin Lutheran College, Milwaukee, WI

2018    Solo Exhibition, Lee Dreyfus University Center, Stevens Point, WI

2010    Human – Nature:  Sabbatical Exhibition, Carlsten Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI

2008    Mother Earth in North Carolina, Hidell-Brooks Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina

2005    Tundra to Tropics, Agnes Jones Gallery, University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point, WI

2004    North Carolina Landscapes, Hidell Brooks Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina

2003    Land, Sea and Sky, Hidell Brooks Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina

2002    The Great Divide:  Sabbatical Exhibition, Carlsten Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, WI

2001    Solo Exhibition, Hidell Brooks Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina

2000    Solo Exhibition, Hidell Brooks Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina

1999    NC Landscapes, Hidell Brooks Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina

1998    Solo Exhibition, Margaret Harwell Art Museum, Popular Bluff, Missouri         

1997    New Work, Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

1997    Spirit of Place, Community College of Southern Nevada Fine Arts Gallery, North Las Vegas, Nevada

1995    En Plein Air:  Recent Landscape Paintings, Reed Whipple Cultural Center Gallery, Las Vegas, Nevada

1995    A Sense of Place:  Sabbatical Exhibition, Carlsten Art Gallery, Stevens Point, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Wisconsin

1991    Solo Exhibition, Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

1991    Solo Exhibition, Lakeland College, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

(This lists a selection of exhibits from the last few years, an extensive list is available dating back to 1980)

2019

“Are We There Yet,” Bethel University, Johnson Gallery, St. Paul, MN  (only 5% of 300 entries were selected to exhibit; assemblage piece)

2018

Think + Make + Show, Department of Art & Design Exhibition, Edna Carlsten Art Gallery, UW-SP, Stevens Point, WI

Group Exhibition, Gallery Q Cooperative, Stevens Point, WI

2017

Vision XIX, Annette & Dale Schuh Riverfront Arts Center, 1200 Crosby Avenue, Stevens Point, WI

The Art of Grief, Duluth Art Institute, 506 West Michigan Street, Duluth, MN

Re-Art Revived, Annette and Dale Schuh Riverfront Arts Center, Stevens Point, WI (judge and exhibited)

2016

The Artful Women, University Hospital’s Skylight Lounge Gallery, 600 Highland Dr., Madison, WI

Art of the Landscape, The Smith Scarabocchio Art Museum, Stevens Point, WI (curated by Dan O’Neal)

Faculty/Staff Art & Design Exhibition, Carlsten Art Gallery, UWSP, Stevens Point, WI

All About Trees, Annette & Dale Schuh Riverfront Art Center, Stevens Point, WI

National Parks Exhibition, Schlueter Art Gallery, Wisconsin Lutheran College, Milwaukee, WI

2015

Museum of Wisconsin Art (MOWA) Members’ Show, 205 Veterans Ave, West Bend, WI 

CycleLove: The Art of the Bicycle, Riverfront Arts Center, 1200 Crosby Avenue, Stevens Point, WI  (Honorable Mention)

Mountains, Wisconsin Lutheran College, Milwaukee, WI

2014

Works on Paper from the American Midwest, Gail Art Museum, Korea

I Collect, I Create, Carlsten Gallery, University of Wisconsin—Stevens Point, Stevens Point, Wisconsin

Flow – Water Source, Riverfront Art Center, Stevens Point, WI (May 9-June 2014)

Q Five Year Anniversary Exhibition:  The Letter Q, Q Cooperative Gallery, Stevens Point, WI

2013

Through Your Eyes National Park Artist in Residence Juried Web Exhibition, “National Park Arts,” United States National Park Website (electronic publication 2013); http://www.visitnationalparkarts.org/gallery.cfm?galleryid=2&galCatID=9&exhibitionID=2&cdid=3&cid=17 ; painting selected to represent Rocky Mountain National Park under the category of “Signature of Place.”

“Summer Arts: Inspired by the National Parks” Art Exhibition Featuring the Work of U.S. National Park Artists in Residence, July 5 – Friday August 2, 2013, Schlueter Art Gallery, Wisconsin Lutheran College, Milwaukee, WI

“Island/Lights,” Schlueter Art Gallery, Wisconsin Lutheran College, Milwaukee, WI

“Recent Work:  Diane Bywaters and Joan North,” Gallery Q Cooperative, Stevens Point, WI

2012

Faces of Color, Bethune Cookman University, Daytona Beach, Florida

Through Your Eyes National Park Artist in Residence Juried Web Exhibition, United States National Park

Hidden Studio Art Tour, October 5-7th, Amherst, Wisconsin

Verse and Vision II (Collaboration between artists and poets), Q Cooperative Gallery, Stevens Point, Wisconsin

Cabinets of Curiosity, Carlsten Gallery, University of Wisconsin—Stevens Point

Aqua, Central Wisconsin Cultural Arts Center, Wisconsin Rapids, WI (awarded People’s Choice and Best of Show)

2011

Contemporary Narrative, Foundry Art Center, St. Charles, Missouri (painting was used for CD catalog cover)

Hidden Studio Art Tour, September 30 – October 2nd, Amherst, Wisconsin

Nature of Three:  Bywaters, Gjerdset and Ibbotson, Plymouth Arts Center, Gallery 110 North, 520 E. Mill Street, Plymouth, WI 

Visions XIII, Riverfront Art Center, Stevens Point, WI (awarded the Juror’s Choice Award)

Wisconsin Plein Air, Bergstrom-Mahler Museum, Neenah, Wisconsin

Verse and Vision I (collaboration between artists and poets), Q Cooperative, Stevens Point, WI

Q Artist’s Cooperative at the Alexander House, Port Edwards, WI 

2010

Ascension:  Exploring the Art of Denali, University of Alaska Museum of the North, Fairbanks, AK

Wanderings (three person exhibition), Gallery Q Cooperative, Stevens Point, WI  54481

Iceland:  A Visual Saga, Wisconsin Lutheran College, Milwaukee, WI

Wisconsin Arts Board’s Percent for Art Direct Purchase Program, Purchase Online Gallery, WI (only 84 artists selected in state, three paintings were purchased)

2009

Truth Seekers, Art Armory Center, West Palm Beach, FL

Faculty/Mentor Exhibition, Wisconsin Lutheran College, Milwaukee, WI

The Richeson 75:  International Small Works Arts Competition, Kimberly, WI (Juror:  Steven Quiller and awarded First Place Landscape/Seascape/Architecture Painting)

Wisconsin Biennial 2009, Rahr-West Art Museum, Manitowoc, WI

The Q Gallery: Grand Opening, Stevens Point, WI

Visions XI, Riverfront Arts Center, Stevens Point, WI  (Honorable Mention)

2008

10th Anniversary Summer Group Exhibition, Hidell-Brooks Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina

Seven County Exhibition, Bergstrom-Mahler Museum, Neenah, WI (juror: Gary John Gresl)

2007

“Installations of Aerial Vistas,” permanent installation, three large scale paintings of regional aerial views of fall, summer, and winter, stretched over two stainless steel structures with grommets and rope.  $15,000 commission in Wisconsin Percent for Art, National Guard, West Bend, Wisconsin

“Visions IX”, Riverfront Arts Center, Stevens Point, Wisconsin (juror:  Jeff Morin and received an Award of Excellence; May 30 – July 22)

“Butler 71st Mid-Year Show”, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio (juror:  Larry Salander) July 15 – August 26

“The Bird as a Visual Image”, Wisconsin Lutheran College, Milwaukee, WI  

“UWSP Faculty Exhibition”, Carlsten Gallery, Stevens Point, WI

2007 Paint the Parks 2nd Mini 50 and Paint the Parks 2nd 100 Competition, PaintAmerica Association, Topeka, Kansas (on-line)

2005

Costa Rican Visions, Schlueter Art Gallery, center for the Arts and Performance, Wisconsin Lutheran College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Costa Rican Visions, Urban Ecology Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Wisconsin Book Artists, Carlsten Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

2004

Central Wisconsin Biennial, New Vision Gallery, Marshfield, Wisconsin

MIAD Exhibition, “Public Art from Reality to Concept,” Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (in addition work was shared with the City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works by Regina Flanagan).

2003

5th Anniversary Group Exhibition, Hidell Brooks Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina

Group Exhibition of Past Park’s Artist-in-Residents, Ash River Visitor Center, Voyageurs National Park, International Falls, Minnesota

Northern National Juried Art Competition, Nicolet College Art Gallery, Rhinelander, Wisconsin (juror: Keith Jacobshagen; *Fern Stefonik Benefactor Award*)

Planet Earth Landscapes and Vistas, Prairie State College Foundation Christopher Art Gallery, 202 South Halsted Street, Chicago, Illinois

2002

Island Within Us, William Bonifas Fine Arts Center, Escanaba, Michigan

Works on Wood (Two-Person), Riverfront Arts Center, Stevens Point, Wisconsin

2000

Sioux City Art Center’s 56th Juried Exhibition, Sioux City, Iowa

2nd Anniversary Summer Group Exhibition, Hidell Brooks Gallery, Charlotte, NC

Faculty Women in the Department of Art & Design (celebration of Women’s History Month), Agnes Jones Gallery, UW-SP, Stevens Point, WI

1999

UW Stevens Point Faculty Exhibit, Nicolet College, Rhinelander, Wisconsin

Landscapes, Rend Lake Community College, Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Landscapes, Springfield Art Association, Springfield, Illinois

Two Person Exhibition, Plymouth, Wisconsin

Fundamentally…from Nature (two-person), New Visions Gallery, Marshfield, Wisconsin

Hands of Metamorphosis, Riverfront Arts Center, Stevens Point, Wisconsin

Visions from Stevens Point, Riverfront Arts Center, Stevens Point, Wisconsin

SELECTED GRANTS/COMMISSIONS/ETC

  • $2400 Wisconsin Arts Board’s “Artist and the Community Collaboration Grant” for a project entitled “Finding Myself in Nature:  An Exhibition of 5th and 6th Graders from Jefferson Elementary School.” This grant was for an artist-in-residency (matched with PTO money and supply support by Golden Acrylic Colors) for students to paint at Jordan Park with Bywaters; in addition Bywaters provided afterschool programming at Jefferson School, and was invited into their classroom art classes to discuss portraiture and landscape painting.  The 100 framed paintings traveled for six months to five Stevens Point locations (2010)
  • $2155 Wisconsin Arts Board’s “Artist and the Community Collaboration Grant” for a project entitled “Painting Expedition and Exhibition for 1st Graders.”
  • $12,500 UW-System Curricular Redesign Grant for “Connecting Art and Environment: Collaboration Between UW-Stevens Point and the UW Colleges to Deliver Interdisciplinary Courses and Develop Content Modules that Combine Art and Geology through the Use of Technology.”
  • Over $50,000 in grant monies for my creative research or curriculum development for my classes–through grant funds from UW-SP’s University Professional Development Committee (a competitive university-wide grant process)–to travel all over the U.S. to paint (including Alaska, Wyoming, New Mexico, New York, Missouri, Colorado, Mexico and Hawaii) and international travel including:  Italy, Costa Rica, France, Belgium.  Examples:

 

    • Expanding Figurative Art:  A Traditional and a Contemporary Approach,” $5000 grant to attend workshops on figurative art work at the London Atelier in London, England, and an assemblage workshop in Mexico City, Mexico. $5000
    • “Water as Muse,”  $5000 grant funded by the University Personnel Development Committee, to paint in Ireland and create a series of prints Pondside Press in New York (2011)
    • Innovative Curriculum Development in Fine Arts to Prepare the Art Student for the 21st Century,” $5000 grant to introduce appropriate technology (iPad with Brushes application) to drawing and painting students. (2010)
    • Painting in Belgium Portraits and Landscapes:  an Intensive Workshop Leading to a Series of Paintings for Exhibitions,” $5000 grant to attend David Kassan’s workshop. (2010)
    • A Series of Paintings Related to Colorado’s North American Continental Divide for Exhibition and Education,” $4460 supported participation as a selected Artist-in-Resident at Rocky Mountain National Park.
    • Painting the Grand Canyon,” $4200 grant to participant on a white-water rafting trip painting expedition over 220 miles.
    • Artistic Interpretation of North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Parkway:  A Series of Paintings and Monoprints,” $3488 grant funded by the University Personnel Development Committee, traveled to North Carolina to paint and produced monoprints in New York at Pondside
    • The Artist-in-Residency Experience in Hawaii Volcanoes and Acadia National Parks,” $3,660 grant traveled to Maine and Hawaii to paint on location through the park’s artist-in-residency programs
  • $7500 commission for the firm of Womble, Carlye, Sandridge and Rice, 15 S. Main, Greenville, South Carolina (painting size: 16” x 16’—1999) oil on wood painting is featured in the lobby inserted into specifically designed curved wall
  •  “Installations of Aerial Vistas,” permanent installation July 2007, three large scale paintings of regional aerial views of fall, summer, and winter, stretched over two stainless steel structures with grommets and rope.  $15,000 commission in Wisconsin Percent for Art, National Guard, West Bend, Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin Percent for Art Direct Purchase Program (2002, 2004, 2008, 2011)

2011:   University of Wisconsin—Stevens Point; Stevens Point, WI; “Great Fishing

Spot,” 36 x 82” and “Water Lilies,” 30 x 40”

2008:  Department of Natural Resources, Greenbay, WI; “Pond with Road,” 50 x 98 x 3”

2008:  Camp Douglas, Camp Douglas, WI; “Wisconsin Lake,” 19 x 55”

2008:  Department of Administration’s GEF II, Madison; “Summer Spring,” 32x82x 3”

2004:  West Bend Armory, West Bend, Wisconsin, purchased “Voyageurs”

28” x 80” oil painting.

2002:   Northern Wisconsin Memorial Veterans Cemetery Chapel, Spooner, WI;   “Bennett Spring, Holland’s Dam,” 30 x 80”, o/w.

 

RECENT LECTURES/ARTICLES

  • 2018 Artsy article (on-line New York publication), “My University Has Proposed Eliminating Its Art Majors—Here’s Why That’s a Mistake.” (Artsy.net on April 6, 2018).
  • 2012 The Representational Art Conference (TRAC12), Ventura, California; “The Importance of Representational Artists in Raising Awareness of Our Environment”. Collaborative presentation.
  • 2015 “A Journey in Art, Nature and Spirituality,” Winchester Academy, Waupaca
  • Lectured and or exhibited at various Artist-in-Residencies including: Mesa Verde National Park, Denali National Park and Wilderness Area, Rocky Mountain National Park, Glacier National Park, Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Acadia National Park, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Isle Royale National Park, and in the Cortona and Assisi, Italy.

 

RECENT JUDGING FOR EXHIBITIONS

2014    Confluence of Art Biennial, Janet Carson Gallery, Eau Claire, WI (Judge)

2016  “26th Annual Midwest Seasons,” Center for the Visual Arts, Caroline S. Mark Gallery, Wausau, Wisconsin (judge)

2017    Re-Art Revived, Annette and Dale Schuh Riverfront Arts Center, Stevens Point, WI (judge for prizes)

UNIVERSITY LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE RESPONSIBILITIES

Chair, Department of Art & Design (May 2016 – June 2018); 50% administration position and taught 50%), College of Fine Arts and Communication, Noel Fine Arts Center, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, Wisconsin

  • Responsibilities include an almost 1-million dollar department budget (salaries, equipment, facilities), 15 faculty members, 2 staff members, numerous student employees and 260 art and design majors of 7800 students overall on campus)
  • Approve all department purchases and all improvements
  • Responsible for all student related issue: course permissions, advising, course problems, to graduation issues
  • Dealt with all issues with students, faculty and staff
  • Member of the College of Fine Arts and Communication (COFAC) Executive Committee
  • Ad-hoc Committee on COFAC Marketing
  • Judge for COFAC Awards
  • Dealt with budget issues, during a critical time, hiring and firing
  • Created the 2017 Department of Art & Design strategic plan
  • Created a working committee of Safety and Best Practices and tracked the activities and goals
  • Main writer of the NASAD Self-Study a 180-page national accreditation document (review October 2017 with facilities preparation of the department); very successful review and I was asked to become trained to be a NASAD reviewer (declined).
  • Chair bi-weekly meetings and oversee agenda development
  • Oversaw safety and best practices working with the department’s studio technician (in consultation with the university’s Safety and Risk Management office and Fire Department).
  • In two years, had two different Deans (bosses):  first year the in-house interim from the Division of Communication; the second year the permanent nationally searched hire.

 

Director of Grant Support Services (January 2000-June 2004), University of Wisconsin—Stevens Point, Academic Affairs Office, Old Main, Stevens Point, WI  54481 (this was a reassigned position within my full-time faculty appointment—I still taught art)

This part-time upper administration position included the following responsibilities:

  • Distributed $140,000 annually in grant money to faculty, staff, and students (consistently stayed within budget)
  • Read all university internal and external grants for regulating compliance issues for state and federal laws
  • Advocated grant writing
  • Conducted workshops for novice grant writers
  • Advocated sabbaticals with appropriate workshops

In addition to my grant duties, in 2003-04 I was the campus liaison for all Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) related activities.  This activity involved the following:

  • Wrote a total of $19,000 in successful grants used toward SoTL activities
  • Coordinated the UWSP 8th Annual Teaching Conference
  • Created a university-wide book discussion
  • Initiated and coordinated teaching circles involving 70 faculty and staff members
  • Created advertisements including a web site associated with these activities
  • Wrote the grant assessment for these activities

When I returned to full-time teaching responsibilities (at my request) I convinced the Vice Chancellor of a need for a part-time coordinator for these SoTL types of activities and had $20,000 earmarked for this coordinator in 2004/05.  Two 50% faculty appointments were hired to fill my shoes—one to conduct teaching-related activities and one as Director of Grants; following this a full-time Director of Grants was hired.

Selected Committee Responsibilities over the years: Personnel Committee (continuous member since 1993 and chair for two years), Senate, TAUWP state-wide Secretary, TAUWP UW-SP President, and Vice President, Department Chair of Foundations Committee, Chair of Merit Committee.  In 2014/15:  Department Awards Committee Chair, Student Art League Advisor, Chair of Search Committee of Gallery Director, Member of Search Committee for a Graphic Designer, elected member of the Sabbatical Subcommittee.  In 2015/16:  Department Awards Committee Chair, Student Art League Advisor, Mentoring toward the Chair’s position, Member of the Sabbatical Subcommittee, Student Art League Advisor, Personnel.

 

OTHER BUSINESS EXPERIENCE

In 2010,  I co-founded (one of five people) the Q Cooperative Gallery, downtown Stevens Point, Wisconsin.  A 3,000 square foot gallery representing local artists.  Was an active member for over five years, now a commission artist.  The gallery maintains 10-20 active members.