About the Artist


EDUCATION

MFA, Illustration, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

BFA, Painting, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL


EXHIBITION RECORD

2016  After the Ground, 40 Point One Gallery, Champaign, IL

2016  Solo Exhibition – Champaign City Building, Champaign, IL

2014  Lisa Kesler, Beth Darling, and Robert Chapman, IndiGo Gallery,

Champaign, IL

2014  Roadside Vistas, Jan Brandt Gallery, Bloomington, IL

2014  Sky Gallery, 40 North and Adams Outdoor Advertising, billboard

installation, Champaign-Urbana, IL

2012  Murals on Glass, Urbana Public Arts, Urbana, IL

2012  Sky Gallery, 40 North and Adams Outdoor Advertising, billboard

installation,Champaign-Urbana, IL

2010  Variety Pack, Editions, Ltd. Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

2010  Solo Exhibition, Local Color, Peoria Art Guild, Peoria, IL

2002  Solo Exhibition, Frame Up Studios, Seattle, WA

2000  Solo Exhibition, Tully’s Coffee, Seattle, WA

1996  New Abstractions, Seattle Art Museum Rental/Sales Gallery, Seattle, WA

1995  Two-Person Exhibition, Gilmarten Gallery, Seattle, WA


SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Alexis Hotel, Seattle, WA

Brigham and Women’sHospital, Boston, MA

Bouril Design Studio, Madison, WI

Carle Clinic Digestive Health, Urbana, IL

Carle Foundation Heart and Vascular Institute, Urbana, IL

Carle Primary Care Center, Champaign, IL

Carle Primary Care Center, Urbana, IL

Dean Clinic, Janesville, WI

Eli Lilly, Indianapolis, IN

Essentia Health Eastern Region, Duluth, MN

Facey Medical Foundation, Valencia, CA

GHC Regent Mental Health, Madison, WI

Golden Nugget Casino, Las Vegas, NV

Great Plains Women’s Health Center, Williston, ND

Herman Miller Marketplace, Zeeland, MI

Kaiser Permanente, Washington, D.C

Lincoln Hall, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL

Mahomet Library, Mahomet, IL

Mercy Regional Medical Center, Durango, CO

Midwest Orthopedic Institute, DeKalb, IL

Mills Breast Center Institute Lab, Urbana, IL

Monroe Clinic Hospital, Monroe, WI

Northwest Mutual Van Buren Building, Milwaukee, WI

Overlake Medical Center, Kirkland, WA

Oyster Point Pediatrics, Newport News, VA

Riverside Medical Clinic, Riverside, CA

Riversoft Corporation, San Francisco, CA

Saint Anthony Hospital & Medical Center, Lakewood, CO St. Mary’s Dean Clinic, Madison, WI

St. Mary’s Dean Venture Outpatient Center, Madison, WI

Trover Health System, Madisonville, KY

University Physicians Grants Ferry Hospital, Brandon, MS


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1990-Present   Studio Artist, Lisa Kesler Studio, Champaign, IL

2015   Internship, 40North/88 West (Champaign County Arts Council),

Champaign, IL

2014   Part-time Designer and Press Operator, Living Letter Press, Champaign, IL

2014   Internship, Living Letter Press, Champaign, IL

2008 - 2009   Part-time Instructor, Parkland College Community Education,

Champaign, IL


GALLERY AFFILIATION (Past and Current)

Editions Limited Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

ShopSCAD, Savannah, GA

Malton Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

Mary Lou Zeek Gallery, Salem, OR

Seattle Art MuseumRental/Sales Gallery, Seattle, WA

Peoria Art Guild, Peoria, IL

Framer’s Market, Champaign, IL

White Bird Gallery, Cannon Beach, OR


WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES

2015 and 2010 Linoleum Block Printmaking, Lisa Kesler Studio, Champaign, IL

2011   Linoleum Block Printmaking, Living Letter Press, Champaign, IL

2009 Using Texture in Acrylic Painting, Parkland College Community

Education,Champaign, IL

2009  Introduction to Collage, Parkland College Community Education, 

Champaign, IL


PUBLICATIONS AS AUTHOR

“Printmaking in 3-D,” Cloth Paper Scissors, May/June 2010, Jenn Mason, ed.,

(Interweave Press,2010)

“Texture and Layers,” Cloth Paper Scissors, September/October 2010,

Jenn Mason, ed.,(Interweave Press, 2010)


TECHNICAL ABILITIES

Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign

Letterpress typesetting and printing


PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Juror, Urbana Arts Grants, Urbana Public Arts

Committee Member, Boneyard Arts Festival, 40 North/88 West

Juror, Eric Show, 40North/88 West


MEMBERSHIPS

CUDO, Champaign-Urbana Design Organization

CAA, College Art Association

Ladies of Letterpress

40 North/88West, Champaign County Arts Council






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