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Education

 

2000                M.F.A.  Studio Art Louisiana State University

                        Concentration: Printmaking

 

1996                B.A. Studio Art University of Wisconsin-Parkside (cum laude)

 

Professional Experience

 

2009- Present  Co-owner, Rudbeckia Press

Kenosha WI

Responsible for Day-to-Day Operations of a Hand Bookbinding Business.

 

2005- Present  Adjunct Instructor, Art Department, Carthage College

                        Kenosha, WI

                                Courses Taught: Illustration, Basic Drawing, Book Arts, Fibers, Introduction to Studio 2-D & 3-D.

                                Responsible for Curriculum, Demonstrations, and Assessment.

 

 

2007- 2012      Lecturer, Art Department, University of Wisconsin-Parkside

                        Kenosha, WI

                        Courses Taught: Basic Drawing; Beginning , Intermediate, and Advanced Printmaking.

                                Responsible for Curriculum, Demonstrations, Assessment, and Print Studio Maintenance.

                                Printmaking Technical Topics Covered: Cutting and Block Preparation, Large Edition Printing for

Portfolios, Reductive Color, Block to Block Color, Tool Sharpening, Intaglio Plate Preparation, Dry Point, Mezzotint, Aquatint, Soft Ground, Smoked Hard Ground, Sugar Lift, Line Etching, Litho Plate Preparation, Stone Grinding, Drawing, Etching, Xerox Transfer, Acid Tinting, Paper Lithography, Monotype, Collograph, Stencils,  Screen Drawing Fluid, Photo Transfer, and Printing Techniques for Relief, Intaglio, Lithography, Silkscreen, Collagraph. and Monotype.

 

2005-2006       Administrator, Anderson Arts Center

                        Kenosha, WI

                        Responsible for Day-to-Day Operations, Marketing, Public Relations, Fundraising,                                                                             Archiving and Collection Management.

 

 

2004-2006       Director of Art Education , Anderson Arts Center

                        Kenosha, WI

                        Responsible for Class Schedule, Marketing and Distribution, Facilities Management.

 

 

2001                Adjunct Instructor, Art Department, Marion College

                        Fon du Lac, WI

                        Responsible for Foundations Curriculum, Demonstrations, Slide Lectures, and Assessment.

 

2000-2007       Associate Lecturer, Art Department, University of Wisconsin-Parkside                                                     Kenosha,WI

                        Courses Taught: Basic Drawing and 2-Dimensional Design

                                Responsible for Foundations Curriculum, Demonstrations, and Assessment.

 

2000- Present  Instructor, Lemon Street Gallery

                        Kenosha, WI

                        Courses Taught: Book Construction (Pamphlet Stitch, Accordion, Japanese Stab,                                                                              Western Case, Coptic Stitch, Piano Hinge, Photo Album, and Dos-a-Dos), Basic Cutting                                                                   and Spoon Printing for Relief Printmaking, Letterpress Printing and lockup for Vandercook, Pilot,                                  and Proofing Presses, Silkscreen (Contact Paper Stencils, Photo Transfers, and Printing), CV and                                                    Artist Statement Writing, Acrylic Painting, and Slide Taking.

 

2000                Instructor, Art Department, Louisiana State University

                        Baton Rouge, LA

                        Course Taught: Introduction to Relief Printmaking

                                Responsible for Foundations Curriculum, Demonstrations, and Assessment.

                                Technical Topics Covered: Cutting and Block Preparation, Large Edition Printing for

                                Portfolios, Reductive Color, Additive Color, Block to Block Color, Jig Saw Relief, and Printing.

 

1999-1998       Instructor, Art Department, Louisiana State University

                        Baton Rouge, LA

                        Course Taught: Art Fundamentals

                                Responsible for Foundations Curriculum, Demonstrations, Slide Lectures, and Assessment.

 

                        Teaching Assistant, Art Department, Louisiana State University

                        Baton Rouge, LA

                        Responsible for all Demonstrations.

                                Technical Topics Covered: Stone Grinding, Drawing, Etching, Xerox Transfer, Acid Tinting, and Printing.

 

1997                Teaching Assistant, College for Kids, University of Wisconsin-Parkside

                        Kenosha, WI

                        Courses: Wearable Art and Waste Wizards

 

Exhibition Record

2014                *Lisa Bigalke, Seebecks, Racine WI

 

2013                23rd Parkside National Small Print Exhibition, National Juried Group Exhibition, University of

Wisconsin Parkside, Kenosha WI

 

2012          Current VooDoo: LSU Printmaking Workshop, Traveling Group Exhibition, Southern Graphics Council Conference, New Orleans LA, Louisiana State University Baton Rouge LA, University of Louisiana Lafayette LA,Lawrence University Appleton WI

Our Gardens Inside and Out, Group Exhibition, Charles Allis Art Museum, Milwaukee WI

Print, Small Group Exhibition, Artworks Gallery, Kenosha WI

 

2011                Racine and Vacinity, Juried Group Exhibition, Wustum Museum, Kenosha WI

 

2010                * Around and Outside, City of Las Vegas Galleries, Las Vegas NV

 

2009                Everywhere and Nowhere, 2 person Exhibition, Eau Claire Arts Center, Eau Claire WI

                        Paperworks, National Invitational Group Exhibition, Artworks Gallery, Kenosha WI

                        * Printmaking, An Exhibition with Lisa Bigalke, Gallery 450, University of Wisconsin-                                                              Marshfield, Marshfield WI

                        * Lisa M Bigalke: New Prints, Gallery 239, Chadron State College, Chadron NE

                        Women’s Quarters, 3 person Exhibition, Wriston Art Gallery, Lawrence University, Appleton WI

 

2008                21st Parkside National Small Print Exhibition, National Juried Group Exhibition,                                                                          Communication Arts Gallery, University of Wisconsin- Parkside, Kenosha WI

                                Vivid, 4 person Exhibition, Artworks Gallery, Kenosha WI

                        * Extinct Relatives of the Living, De Ricci Gallery, Edgewood College, Madison WI

 

2007                Shared Impressions, Invitational Group Exhibition, Communication Arts Gallery, University of                                                           Wisconsin- Parkside, Kenosha WI

                        Pattern and Decoration, Small Group Exhibition, Claypool-Young Art Gallery, Morehead State                                                          University, Morehead KY

                        Tendrils and Boughs, Small Group Exhibition, Maude Kerns Art Center, Eugene OR

                                Red Herring, National Print Portfolio Exchange, New York Center for the Book Arts, New York NY

 

2006                First Impressions, Regional Juried Group Exhibition, Christopher Art Gallery, Prairie State College,                                                        Chicago Heights IL

Hidden Treasures: Women in Print, National Print Portfolio Exchange, Mid-America Print Council Conference, Ohio University, Athens OH

                        * Under the Sun: A Comprehensive Survey of Where Things Grow, Sharon Lynn Wilson                                                 Center for the Arts, Brookfield WI

                        Particular Places, National Juried Group Exhibition, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven CT

                                5th Annual Lemon Street Gallery Regional Art Exhibition, Regional Juried Group Exhibition,                                                 Brick Gallery, Lemon Street Gallery, Kenosha WI

                        19th Parkside National Small Print Exhibition, National Juried Group Exhibition,                                                                         Communication Arts Gallery, University of Wisconsin- Parkside, Kenosha WI

                        2006 Print Invitational, Regional Invitational Group Exhibition, ArtHaus, Oshkosh, WI

                                SGC Traveling Members Exhibition, National Juried Group Exhibition, Raleigh, NC

                        Janet Turner Print Competition, National Juried Group Exhibition, Janet Turner Print Museum                                                      Gallery, Chico, CA             

 

2005                Forward: A Survey of Wisconsin Artists, Regional Juried Group Exhibition, Charles Allis                                                              Museum of Art, Milwaukee, WI

                        Cafeteria Plan, International Print Portfolio Exchange, New York Center for the Book, New York NY,                                   John Bourghs School, St. Louis MO, & Millsaps College, Jackson MS

                        *Outside, Lemon Street Gallery, Kenosha, WI

                        Madison-Morgan National, National Juried Group Exhibition, Madison-Morgan Cultural Center,                                                      Madison GA

                        *Backyard Landmarks, Anderson Arts Center, Kenosha WI

                        Fish Follies, National Juried Group Exhibition, Cordova Historical Museum, Cordova AK

                        18th Parkside National Small Print Exhibition, National Juried Group Exhibition,                                                                         Communication Arts Gallery, University of Wisconsin- Parkside, Kenosha WI

                                Creede Print National, National Juried Group Exhibition, Creede CO

 

2004                Lancaster Museum of Art’s Print National 2004, National Juried Group Exhibition, Lancaster

                                                Museum of Art, Lancaster PA

                                Contemporary Print 2004, National Juried Group Exhibition, Anderson Arts Center, Kenosha WI

                                Color, Color, Color, Three-person exhibition, Wausau Center for the Visual Arts, Wausau WI

                        The 24th Annual National Print Exhibition, National Juried Group Exhibition, Artlink, Fort                                                         Wayne IN

                        Celebration of the Arts National Juried Exhibition, National Juried Group Exhibition.

                                                The Montpelier Center for the Arts, Montpelier VA

                        17th Parkside National Small Print Exhibition, National Juried Group Exhibition,                                                                         Communication Arts Gallery, University of Wisconsin- Parkside, Kenosha WI

                                SUMEI National Juried Print Exhibition, National Juried Group Exhibition, Sumei                                                                        Multidisciplinary Arts, Newark NJ

                                * Scenes From Wisconsin, Artists Gallery, Racine WI

 

2003                77th International Printmaking Competition, International Juried Group Exhibition,                                                                     Philadelphia Print Center, Philadelphia PA and Long Island NY

                                Memphis/ Germantown Art League National Exhibition, National Juried Group Exhibition,

                                                Germantown TN

                                Power In Unity, Regional Invitational Group Exhibition, Kenosha Public Museum, Kenosha WI

                                Good Things Come in Small Packages, Regional Juried Group Exhibition, Seebeck Gallery,                                                            Kenosha WI

                                The Book Collection of Dennis Bayuzick, Wyllie Library, Kenosha WI

                                Backroads and Boulevards, National Juried Group Exhibition, Printmaking Council of

                                                New Jersey NJ

                                New Books, Invitational Group Exhibition, Chicago Hand Book Binders, Newberry Library, Chicago IL

                                *Home Place, Anderson Arts Center, Kenosha WI

                                Printed and Bound, National Juried Group Exhibition, Central Wyoming College, Riverton WY

                                *Wisconsin Paintings, Lemon Street Gallery, Kenosha WI

                                The Past 30 Years, An Alumni Exhibition, International Invitational Group Exhibition,                                                                Communication Arts Gallery, University of Wisconsin- Parkside, Kenosha WI

                                * From The Ground Up, An Exploration of Local Wonders, Wisconsin Academy of                                                            Sciences, Arts, and Letters, Madison WI

                        Art Outside the Box, Regional Juried Group Exhibition, Anderson Arts Center, Kenosha WI                  

                                *Quilts and Books, Millsaps College, Jackson MS

 

2002                Print Masters, International Juried Group Exhibition, 421 Gallery, Dennison TX

                        Hand-Pulled: A Print Exhibition, National Juried Group Exhibition, Target Gallery, the                                                                     Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria VA

                        10th Anniversary Juried Exhibition, Regional Juried Group Exhibition, Anderson Arts                                                     Center, Kenosha WI          

                        Schwa 2, National Juried Group Exhibition, Emerge Gallery, Greensboro NC

                        The American Landscape, National Juried Group Exhibition, Santa Cruz Art League, Santa                                                               Cruz CA

                        Brittingham Art Invitational, Regional Invitational Group Exhibition, Brittingham House, University                                                 of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison WI

                        Northern National Art Competition, National Juried Group Exhibition, Nicolet College,                                                                   Rhinelander WI

                        Global Matrix, International Traveling Juried Group Exhibition, Purdue University, IN and Wright State                                                 University, OH

                        *Travels Through Midgaard, Anderson Art Center, Kenosha WI

                        Lumpy Landscapes and Other Bumps in the Road, National Invitational Group Exhibition,                                                    Printmaking Council of New Jersey NJ

                                An Inch of Art, National Invitational Group Exhibition, John Michael Kohler Art Center,

                                                Sheboygan WI

                        Loyola Print Biennial, National Juried Group Exhibition, Crown Center Gallery, Chicago IL

                        ArtSpace Print Invitational, Regional Invitational Group Exhibition, ArtSpace, Oshkosh WI

                        Drawing Invitational, Regional Invitational Group Exhibition, Artist Gallery, Racine WI

                        Area Artist’s Exhibition, Regional Juried Group Exhibition, Wustum Museum, Racine WI

                        15th Parkside National Small Print Exhibition, National Juried Group Exhibition,                                                                         Communication Arts Gallery, University of Wisconsin- Parkside, Kenosha WI

                        Renewal, Local Invitational Group Exhibition, Anderson Arts Center, Kenosha WI

 

2001                Ink Impressions, National Invitational Group Exhibition, Wyllie Library, University of Wisconsin-                                                         Parkside, Kenosha WI     

                        100 Universes, International Traveling Group Exhibition, Contemporary Crafts Gallery, Portland OR

                                                Particpants are part of the Worlds Longest Accordion Book.

                        *Surroundings, Lemon Street Gallery, Kenosha WI

                        Eclectic I, National Invitational Print Portfolio, Traveling: Lemon Street Gallery, Kenosha                                                                           WI; Artist Gallery, Racine WI

                        Every Ending is a New Beginning, Invitational Group Exhibition, Kenosha  Public Museum,                                                           Kenosha WI

                        Simply Abstract, Local Invitational Three-Person Exhibition, Anderson Arts Center, Kenosha WI

                        14th Parkside National Small Print Exhibition, National Juried Group Exhibition,                                                                         Communication Arts Gallery, University of Wisconsin- Parkside, Kenosha WI

 

2000                2000 Winter Juried Exhibition, Regional Juried Group Exhibition, Anderson Arts Center,

                                                Kenosha, WI

                        Diverse Visual Voices, Regional Invitational Group Exhibition, Communication Arts Gallery,                                                               University of Wisconsin- Parkside, Kenosha WI

                        *Returning from a Walkabout, Lemon Street Gallery, Kenosha WI

                        Badwater Book Invitational, Regional Invitational Group Invitational , Wyllie Library, University of                                                 Wisconsin- Parkside, Kenosha WI

                        * Tall Trees and Other Amazing Landmark Tales, Thesis Exhibition, Foster Gallery, LSU,                                                        Baton Rouge LA

                        Lagniappe III, National Portfolio Exchange, Traveling: The Ink People Center for the Arts,                                                                      Eureka CA; Foster Gallery, LSU, Baton Rouge LA; Tulane University, New Orleans LA

 

1999                    Lagniappe II, National Portfolio Exchange, Foster Gallery, LSU, Baton Rouge LA

                        Collaborative Prints and Sculpture, Regional Invitational Group Exhibition, Millsap College,                                                         Jackson MS

                        12th  Parkside National Small Print Exhibition, National Juried Group Exhibition,                                                                        Communication Arts Gallery, University of Wisconsin- Parkside, Kenosha WI

 

1998                Millennium Portfolio Exchange, Indiana University, Bloomington IN

                        *Amalgamation, Cybergrounds Cafe, Racine WI

                        The Next Wave, Regional Invitational Group Exhibition, Southeastern University, Hammond, LA

                        30 Years, An Alumni Exhibition, National Invitational Group Exhibition, Communication Arts                                                      Gallery, University of Wisconsin- Parkside, Kenosha WI

                        Silver Anniversary Edition 25X25, National Portfolio Exchange, The Print Center, Philadelphia PA

                        11th Parkside National Small Print Exhibition, National Juried Group Exhibition,                                                                         Communication Arts Gallery, University of Wisconsin- Parkside, Kenosha WI

                        8th Deadly Sin, Regional Invitational Traveling Group Exhibition, Syracuse University, Syracuse NY;                                                   University of Dallas, Dallas TX

 

Visiting Artist Lectures and Workshops

2014                Paper Fox Printmaking Workshop, Lawrence University, Appleton WI

Workshop: Edition in Reduction Relief Printmaking and Lecture, Demonstration, and Critique.

 

2009                Reduction Relief Printmaking, Art Department, UW- Marshfield, Marshfield WI

                                    Demonstration: Reduction Relief Printmaking

                        Professional Practices, Kappa Psi, Carthage College, Kenosha WI

                                    Lecture: Exhibition Portfolio Packets

 

2007                Wisconsin Rural Images, Geo Science Department, UW-P, Kenosha WI

                                    Lecture: Wisconsin Topography

                        Altered Book Workshop, Artworks, Kenosha WI

                                    Workshop: Taught book deconstruction and altering to adults.

 

2006                Alumni Career Panel on Non-profits and Arts Councils, UW-P, Kenosha WI

                                    Lecture: Arts Management in Non-profits and Arts Councils

                        Hand Bound Journals, English Department, Carthage College, Kenosha WI

                                    Demonstration: Stabs, Pamphlets, and Coptics

 

2005                Evolution of an Artist, Life-Long Learning, UW-P, Kenosha WI

                                    Lecture: Artist Books

 

2004                Silkscreen, ArtLink, Spanish Center, Kenosha WI

                                    Workshop: Taught silkscreen (photo transfer and contact paper stencils)

                                     to children as part of a gang prevention program.

                                               

                        Stories Worth Sharing, Lemon Street Gallery, Kenosha WI

                                    Workshop: Taught Relief Printmaking and Dos-A-Dos Book Assemblage to                                              women at the senior center.

 

2003                Book Binding, ArtLink, Spanish Center, Kenosha WI

                                    Workshop: Taught typesetting, relief prints, paste papers, and pamphlet stitch

                                    binding to children as part of a gang prevention program.

 

                        Reductive Relief Printing, Kenosha Art Association, Kenosha WI

                                    Workshop: Taught a course in hand printing reductive relief printmaking. 

 

                        Kid Space, Anderson Arts Center, Kenosha WI

                                                Workshop: Taught children, 5-12 years old, a week long look at the art of the                                             1960’s- beadmaking, tye-dye, batik and marbling.

 

                                Goray Art Experience, Kenosha Public Art Museum, Kenosha WI

                                            Workshop: An all day class in print portfolio making with gifted young adults.

 

2002                Book Project, Charles A. Wustum Museum &Taylor Home, Racine WI

                                    Workshop: Organized and Designed a book with the children in the Taylor Home                         Gang Prevention Program. They illustrated their poems with relief prints. Printed in                                   an Edition of 40, they were collated and bound using a soft cover Japanese Stab. 

 

                        Sketchbook, Art Club, University of Wisconsin- Parkside, Kenosha WI

                                    Workshop: One day spent binding a Coptic stitch book.

 

                        Japanese Stab Binding, North Chicago High School, Gurnee IL  

                                                Workshop: Empire and Tortoise shell Japanese stab binding with art students from                                     all around northern Illinois.

 

2001                Print Portfolios, Art Department, University of Wisconsin- Parkside, Kenosha WI

                                    Workshop: Print portfolio organization and box construction with the advanced                                         printmaking class.

 

Professional Services

 

2008-2010       Exhibition Coordinator, Artworks, Kenosha WI

 

2007                Master Printer, Cover Kenosha Comic Jam 2007 Vol. 1, Artworks, Kenosha WI

 

2006                Co-Organizer, Old School: An Alumni Print Portfolio Exchange, UW-P, Kenosha WI

 

2005                Organizer, Postage Paid Fundraiser, Lemon Street Gallery, Kenosha WI

                        Board of Directors, Lemon Street Gallery, Kenosha WI

 

2004                Organizer, Caged Fundraiser, Lemon Street Gallery, Kenosha WI

                        Co-Organizer, Holiday Giftables, Lemon Street Gallery, Kenosha WI

 

2003                Juror, Kenosha Art Association, Kenosha WI

                        Juror, Festival of Arts and Flowers, Kenosha WI

 

2002                Co-Organizer, Holiday Giftables, Lemon Street Gallery, Kenosha WI

                        Curator, Drawing 2002, Lemon Street Gallery, Kenosha WI

                        Assistant Organizer, 1st Annual Juried Exhibition, Lemon Street Gallery, Kenosha WI

 

2002-2000       Board of Directors, Lemon Street Gallery- News Letter Editor

 

2001                Organizer, Eclectic I, a National Portfolio Exchange, Kenosha WI

                        Juror, Festival of Arts and Flowers, Kenosha WI

 

2000                Co-Organizer, Lagniappe III, a National Portfolio Exchange, LSU, Baton Rouge LA

 

1999                Curator, Text, Title and License to Create, Print Gallery, LSU, Baton Rouge LA

                        Co-Organizer, Lagniappe II, a National Portfolio Exchange, LSU, Baton Rouge LA

 

1999-1998       Bookkeeper and Accounts Manager, LSU Print Workshop, Baton Rouge LA

 

1998                Gallery Assistant, LSU, Baton Rouge LA

                        Master Printer, Charles Dreschler Portfolio, LSU Print Workshop, Baton Rouge LA

                        Archivist, LSU Print Collection, Baton Rouge LA

 

 

Collections 

                               

                                Lawrence University, Appleton WI                   

                        Contemporary Crafts Gallery, Portland OR

                        Kenosha Public Museum, Kenosha WI

                        Louisiana State University Print Archives, Baton Rouge LA

                        University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha WI

                        Carthage College, Kenosha WI

                        Racine Art Museum, Racine WI

                        Ohio University Print Archives, Athens OH

                        Mid-America Print Council Archives

University of Eastern Oregon

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

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