Concise CV

CONCISE CURRICULLUM VITAE

 EDUCATION:

1995:    MFA New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico.

1990:    BFA, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, Scotland.

1989:    Foundation Studies, Cumbria College of Art and Design.

CURRENT TEACHING POSITION:

Professor, Art Department, College of St. Benedict/Saint John’s University

SELECTED ONE & TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS:

2015:  Museology, Elaine Rutherford & Eleanor McGough, Rosalux Gallery, MN

2014:  Phantasmagoria, Elaine Rutherford & Amelia Biewald, Rosalux Gallery, Minneapolis. A Small Piece of Something Bigger, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, Dundee Scotland. Intraverde, Teatro San Genesio, Rome, Italy.  Fragments and Glimspes, Rosalux Gallery Minneapolis, MN.  Mind the Gap, Ridgewater Gallery, Willmar & Hutchinson MN

2013:  Undertow Elaine Rutherford & Rebecca Krinke, two-person show, Rosalux Gallery,  Minneapolis, MN.

2012:  Focus, Elaine Rutherford and Andrea Shaker, Benedicta Art Center, College of Saint Benedict, Saint Joseph, MN

2011:  Where All Lost Things Go, Shoebox Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

2010:  Thresholds and In Between, Elaine Rutherford and Andrea Shaker, Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson WI

2007:  Migration Theory, Gorecki Gallery, Benedicta Art Center, Saint Joseph, Minnesota.    Portraits of Home, The Burnside Gallery, Brodick, Isle of Arran, Scotland.

2003:  Special Blood, Target and Alice. R. Rogers Galleries, Saint John’s Art Center, Collegeville, Minnesota

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2015:  Rosalux in Scotland, SSA Annual Exhibition, National Galleries, Edinburgh  Scotland  Art Faculty Exhibition, Gorecki Gallery, College of Saint Benedict, Saint Joseph, MN.  Green, Rosalux Gallery, Minneapolis, MN.  Get Lucky, SOOVAC, Minneapolis, MN

2014:  Green, Rosalux Gallery Minneapolis

2013:   Art Faculty Exhibition, Gorecki Gallery, College of Saint Benedict, Saint Joseph, MN        Green, Rosalux Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2012:  Shadows, Traces and Undercurrents, curators Joyce Lyon and Christine Baumler.  Kathryn E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.  Ten Years On, Anniversary Show, Rosalux Gallery, Minneapolis, MN.  Intersections,  Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN.

2011:  XXL,  Burnsville Center for the Arts, Burnsville MN.  Minnesota Real, Watkins Gallery, Winona State University, Winona, MN.  Art Faculty Show, Alice R Rogers and Target Galleries, Collegeville, MN.

2010:  Spreading the Word, Gorecki Gallery, College of Saint Benedict/Saint Johns                    University, Saint Joseph, MN.  The Object of Nostalgia, A&D Gallery, Columbia College Chicago, IL, (curators, Lance Winn and Renee Marquez)

2009:  Winds of Inspiration Winds of Change, Hillstrom Museum of Art, Gustavus Adolphus College, Saint Peter, MN.  Art Faculty Group Show, Alice R Rogers and Target Galleries, Collegeville, MN.

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS:

2016:  Elaine Rutherford, Artists Talk, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, Scotland

2015:  The Cut of Your Jib, discussion panel moderator, Rosalux Gallery, Minneapolis.                       A Small Piece of Something Bigger, exhibition talk moderated by  Jehra Patrick, Rosalux Gallery.

2014:   Fragments and Glimpses, Gallery talk with architect and designer Terri Kwant, Rosalux Gallery, Minneapolis, MN.  Mind The Gap, gallery talk, Ridgewater Community College Galleries, Hutchinson & Willmar, MN.

2013:  Art, Space and Place, presentation to Museum Studies Class, Roma Tre University, Rome, Italy.  Walking Forward Without a Compass, Navigating the Third space, presenter,Invisible Scotland Symposium, Dundee Scotland.  Undertow, Gallery discussion with scholars Dr. Stuart McClean & Dr.  Cynthia Malone, Rosalux Gallery Mineapolis, MN

2012:  Shadows Traces and Undercurrents, Gallery talk, Katherine Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going? panelist, Mid America College Art      Association Conference, Detroit, MI.  The Book as an Entry Into Teaching Design, panelist, College Book Arts Association Conference, Mills College, San Francisco, CA                                                             Intersections, Gallery talk, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis MN

2011:  Contemporary Realism, panelist, Winona State University, Winona, MN.               Exploring the souvenir as a means of materializing experience”  College of Saint Benedict,Saint Joseph MN

2010:   The Object of Nostalgia, panelist, College Art Association National Conference,  Chicago, IL

2008:   A Winters Tale:  panelist, College of Saint Benedict, Saint Joseph, MN

2007:   Portraits of Home, Gallery talk Burnside Gallery, Brodick Isle of Arran, Scotland. Migration Theory, gallery talk,  Gorecki Gallery, College of Saint Benedict, Saint Joseph, Minnesota

2006:  The Politics of Place, presenter, International Conference for the Arts in Society, Edinburgh  Scotland

2003:  Special Blood, Gallery talk, Target and Alice. R. Rogers Galleries, Saint John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota

2001:  Unlikely Stories, gallery talk Benedicta Art Center, Friday Forum, Saint Joseph Minnesota.

COLLECTIONS:

Selected Public and Corporate Collections:

  • Renner House, Presidents Residence, Saint Joseph, MN
  • Office of the President, College of Saint Benedict, Saint Joseph, MN
  • US/Mexico Conflict Resolution Center, Permanent Collection, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
  • Gallery Azul, Permanent Collection, Mesilla, New Mexico.
  • John Gruzelier Contemporary Arts, Permanent Collection, London England.
  • Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Permanent Collection, Dundee, Scotland

RECENT GRANTS/AWARDS:

2014:      Walking forward without a compass, Travel Award, CSB/SJU

2013:      Artists Initiative Grant, Minnesota State Arts Board, MN

2013:      Nostalgia and the Transcultural: Holding on and Letting go. Faculty Development grant CSB/SJU.

GALLERY REPRESENTATION:

Rosalux Gallery, http://rosaluxgallery.com/my_portfolio/elaine-rutherford/