CONTACT

shona@umass.edu
www.shonamacdonald.com
#shonaisles

Born in Aberdeen, Scotland.
Lives and works in Western Massachusetts.


EDUCATION

1996
M.F.A. Degree, Studio Art, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL
1991
B.F.A. Honors Degree, Painting, Glasgow School of Art, Scotland, UK

 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019       
Into the Land of Spectres, Ahha, Tulsa, OK
2018       
Overcast, College of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas, NV
2018       
Sky on Ground,  VisArts, Rockville, MD
Terrestrial Vale, Brattleboro Musuem and Art Center, Brattleboro, VT
2017       
Over View  NYPOP Gallery, New York, NY 
ground things on a moving earth,  Herter Gallery, Universiy of MA, Amherst, MA
2015       
Uncanny Valley, Independent Art Projects, North Adams, MA
Ground Coverings, Tarble Arts Center, Eastern IL Uni, Charleston, IL
2014       
Waving Frontal System, Gridspace, Brooklyn, NY
2013       
Weather in Winter, Window, Asheville, NC
2012       
Place-to-Place, Ebersmoore, Chicago, IL         
Very Large Array, Herter Gallery, Uni of Massachusetts Amherst, MA
2011       
Sea-Change, University Gallery, Illinois State University, Bloomington, IL
Around, Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM
Shona Macdonald, Spheris Gallery, Hanover, NH
2010       
Two Northeast, St. Gaudens Picture Gallery, Cornish, NH
Simmer Dim, Engine Room, Wellington, New Zealand
2009       
Two Northeast, Proof Gallery, Boston, MA
Shift, University Art Center, College of St. Benedict, St. Joseph, MN
2008       
Shona Macdonald, Reeves Contemporary, New York, NY
2007       
Shift, den contemporary, LA, CA
2006       
Topamnesia, Herter Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
2005       
Shona Macdonald: Inscape, Gahlberg Gallery, College of DuPage, IL (catalogue)
Shona Macdonald:Inscape, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
Shona Macdonald: Inscape: Paintings, Skestos-Gabriele Gallery, Chicago, IL
2003       
Terrain, Julie Baker Fine Art, Grass Valley, CA
2002       
Shona Macdonald: Envelopes and Isles, Galerie refugium, Berlin, Germany
2000       
Shona Macdonald, Project Room, Fassbender Gallery, Chicago, IL
1998       
Shona Macdonald, New Work, Fassbender Gallery, Chicago, IL


TWO AND THREE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2021       
Moving Outwards Incrementally: Nuala Clarke and Shona Macdonald, Ballina Arts Center, Ballina, Co. Mayo, Ireland.
2019       
Peripheries: David Linneweh and Shona Macdonald, Heartbreaker, Peoria, IL
2019       
There, There: John Dickinson and Shona Macdonald, Dayton Visual Arts Center, Dayton, OH
2018       
Increment: Barbara Cooper, Shona Macdonald and Yooshin Park, Ukranian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, IL. (Catalogue)
2012       
Striations and Structure, Lynden Sculpture Garden, Milwaukee, WI (with Will Pergl)
2011       
Place, SUNY Duchess, Kingston, NY
2002       
Shona Macdonald & Molly Briggs, Riverside Arts Center, Riverside, IL 
Shona Macdonald & LJ Douglas, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Confluence, Julie Baker Gallery, Sacramento, CA, (with Charles Ray White)

 
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2020
Drawing as a Sensory Experience, Cynthia Reeves Gallery, North Adams, MA
2019       
Time and Place: Works on Paper, Flinn Gallery, Greenwish, CT
Draw the Line, Duxbury Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA
Free Associations, New Discretions, New York, NY curated by Ben Tischer
On View in Cornish: American Art at the Picture Gallery, St Gaudens Memorial Site, Cornishm, NH, curated by Melissa Geisler Trafton, (Catalogue)
2018        
Textile Landscapes, Sulfur Studios, Savannah, GA
Inward/Outward: Responding to Built Environment, Garvey/Simon Gallery, New York, NY
2017       
Paper Worlds, Spartanburg Art Museum, Spartanburg, SC
Palm Beach Art Fair, with Cynthia Reeves, Jan 12 -15, Palm Beach, FL
Unearth, Painting Center, New York, NY
A Certain Slant of Light, Riverside Arts Center, IL travelling to Normandale Community College, Bloomingdale, MN (Fall 2017)
East by Northeast, Martha Gault Gallery, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA
Artist in Residence 50th Anniversary Exhibition, Roswell Museum, Roswell, NM
Give Me Some Space, Carroll Gallery, Marshall University, Huntington, WV
Histories and Memories, Indiana University East, Richmond, IN
Arbitrary Colour, Foundry Art Center, St. Charles, MO
Up/Rooted, Brookline Arts Center, Brookline, MA
Select, Garvey/Simon Art Access, New York, NY
Line, Attleboro Art Museum, Attleboro, MA
2016       
From Atmosphere to Edge, Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA
Impending Future, Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA
Between Two Points, Scene Metrospace Gallery, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Metalpoint and Graphite, The Barn, Walpole, NH
Group Exhibition, The Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster, NJ
Drawing Never Dies, Redline, Denver, CO
Maker, Thinker, Feeler, Cade Center for Fine Arts, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD
Watering Holes, Maryland Federation of Art, Anapolis, MD (online)
Reflections, Linus Gallery, Pasadena, CA (online)
NEXT up, NEXT Gallery, Denver, CO
Painting and Seeing, University of North Carolina, Wilmington, NC
Where we are Going, Where we have Been, MINT, Atlanta, GA
53rd Annual, Masur Museum of Art, Monroeville, LA
2015       
Land Ho!, Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA, (Catalogue)
Lyric Visions, University Museum, University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA
Water, Core New Art Space, Denver, CO
The Living Mark, Verum Ultimum Gallery, Portland, OR              
2014       
Landscape Today and Tomorrow, SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo, NY
Ecovisions, McLean County Art Center, Bloomington, IL
2013       
System Preferences, SCA Contemporary, Albuquerque, NM
Second Nature, Larson Gallery, Broward College, Davie, FL
Define Drawing, McLean County Art Center, Bloomington, IL
2012       
Work from the Compound, FPAC Gallery, Boston, MA
2011       
Perceptions of Promise:  Biotechnology, Society and Art, Glenbow Art Museum, Calgary,  Alberta, Canada, Travelling to:
*McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada Feb – March 2012
*Chelsea Art Museum, NY, NY, Fall 2011
*University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Fall 2012-Spring 2013 (catalogue)
West, Wester, Westest, FFDG Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2010       
NEXT Art Fair, with Ebersmoore Gallery, Chicago, IL
Ah Wilderness!, Ebersmoore Gallery, Chicago, IL
Scape, Nicole Villeneuve Gallery, Chicago, IL
2009       
Illinois, McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL
The Lustre of Silver, Evansville Museum & Art Gallery, Evansville, IN, (Catalogue)
2008       
Here There Everywhere, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago IL, (brochure)
Marks on Paper, Pharmaka, LA, CA
Benefit Exhibition, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL
50th Anniversary, Department of Art Faculty Exhibition, Herter Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
2007       
The Uncertainty Principle: Drawing in the Golden Age of Worry, Northern Illinois University Art Museum, DeKalb, IL
Extended Visits, Skestos-Gabriele Gallery, Chicago IL
2006       
Paper, Skestos-Gabriele Gallery, Chicago, IL
The Lustre of Silver: Silverpoint Drawing, Telfair Art Museum, Savannah, GA
Land Escape, River East Arts Center, Chicago, IL, (Brochure)
COMA 1, Coma Gallery, Chicago, IL
2005       
Into the Woods, Thomas McCormick Gallery, Chicago IL
Invisible Worlds, Evanston Art Centre, Evanston, IL
Groundwork, d.e.n. contemporary, LA, CA
Drawing Project, Stray Show, Chicago, IL
Drawn Out, Gallery 400, Chicago, IL
Into the Midst, Mixture Contemporary, Houston, TX
The Promised Land, Wendy Cooper Gallery, Chicago IL
2004       
Den Nya Framtidsvetenskapen, Lisa Boyle Gallery, Chicago IL
Summer Drawings and Some are Not, Mixture Gallery, Houston TX
Drawing Project: Chicago/London, (organized and curated), The Stray Show, Chicago IL
Displacement, Gescheildle, Chicago, IL, (Brochure, essay John Brunetti)
Under Run, Dogmatic, Chicago, IL
Lazy Days, Julie Baker Fine Art, Grass Valley, CA
2003       
PAINTINGS!, Central Michigan University Art Gallery, Mt. Pleasant, MI,
So Square, McLean County Art Centre, Bloomington, IL
Faculty Biennial, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Inspiration Point, Green Studios, Mineral Point, WI
2002       
Topography, Northeastern Illinois University Art Gallery, Chicago, IL
Postcards from the Edge, MacLean County Art Centre, Bloomington, IL
2001       
Faculty Biennial, University Galleries, Illinois State University, Bloomington, IL
Bakers Dozen, Julie Baker Gallery, Grass Valley, CA
By the Foot, NIU Gallery, Chicago, IL
Summer Group Show, Fassbender Gallery, Chicago, IL
2000       
Surface Tensions, Spaces, Cleveland, OH
Intonations, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL, (brochure, John Brunetti)                
Brief Encounters, British Artists Abroad, (BAB), Platform, Melbourne, Australia
Thin Line, I-Space, Chicago, IL (essay, Tim Porges)
Recycle, McLean County Art Center, Bloomington, IL
The Mark Applied, Cardinal Stritch University Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
Snapshot, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD, (CD-Rom Catalogue)                
1999       
Thirty times 15" x 15", Fassbender,  Gallery, Chicago, IL
Faculty Biennial, University Galleries, Illinois State University, Bloomington, IL
Emergence, The Three Arts Club, Chicago, IL, (brochure)
It Looks Easy: A Cross-Section of Painting in Chicago, Gallery 400, Chicago, IL              Otherville, University Gallery, Illinois State University, Bloomington, IL
1998       
Link: 22 Painters, Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, IL
Substance: A Corporeal Investigation, NIU Gallery, Chicago, IL, (essay)
1997       
The Twenty Five Dollar Show, Beret Gallery, Chicago, IL
Works on Paper, Riverside Arts Centre, Riverside, IL   
1996       
The Fourth Floor, 118 North Peoria, Chicago, IL
Mid-States Annual, Evansville Museum of Art, Evansville, IN
Summer Group Show, Fassbender Gallery, Chicago, IL
1995       
South Central, Link Gallery, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL
1993       
16th Annual Purchase Award Show, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
Risk, Vergette Gallery, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
1992       
Pacesetters, Peterborough Art Gallery, Peterborough, England, UK
1990       
Scholarship Exhibition, Hospitalfield Residency, Hospitalfield House, Arbroath, Scotland
1988       
Paisley Drawing Competition, Paisley Museum, Paisley, Scotland


PRINT AND ONLINE REVIEWS

2019       
The Commons, VT,  Richard Henke, Review of NXNE 2019: Paint,                                              http://www.commonsnews.org/site/sitenext/story.php?articleno=29616
Paint This Desert, NV, Ed Fuentes, Review of ‘Overcast,’
https://www.paintthisdesert.com/field-notes/category/field-notes
2017       
Emily Dickinson International Society Bulletin Volume 28 Number 1, Maryanne Garbowsk, May/June 2017
2015       
Boston Globe, Cate McQuaid, review of ‘Land Ho!,’ November 11th
Artscope, Donna Dodson, review of ‘Land Ho!,’ November/December
Worcester Telegram, Nancy Sheehan, review of, ‘Land Ho!,’ October 2nd
Broadway News, NY https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwart/article/Photo-Flash Sneak-Peek-at-Upcoming-Exhibits-at-CYNTHIA-REEVES-thru-329-20150313
Amherst Bulletin, J. Stapleton, review of, ‘Lyric Visions,’  April 24th
Art Ltd, Kim Beil, review of, ‘Relics,’ January 2015
2013       
Sun Sentinel, Scott Fishman, review of, ‘Second Nature,’ September, 21st
2012       
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Mary Louise Schumacher, review of, ‘Striations and Structure,’ September 12th
2011       
Roswell Daily Record, Jonathan Entzminger, preview of, ‘Around,’ May 29th 
2007        
Pulse, Review of ‘Shift’
Flavorpill, Ashley Tibbits, Review of ‘Shift’, Ashley Tibbits Interview with Brian Sherwin
http://www.myartspace.com/interviews/interviews/art-space-talk-shona-                                macdonald.html, January 27th http://www.myninjaplease.com/?p=4119, October 26th
2006        
Art in America, Susan Snodgrass, review of, ‘Inscape’, at Skestos-Gabriele Gallery                  and ‘Six Years of Drawing, Chicago Cultural Center, September issue
2005        
LA Times, David Pagel, Review of Groundwork, February 11th,
Chicago Tribune, ‘Friday’ Section, Jenn Goddu Review of ‘Inscape,’ December 16th
Chicago Tribune, ‘On the Town’, Alan Artner , Review of ‘Inscape,’ November 25th
Chicago Sun Times, Margaret Hawkins Review of ‘Inscape: Drawings,’ December 9th
Chicago Reader, ‘Now Showing’ Section, Fred Camper, Review of ‘Inscape,’                            December 30th
Time Out Chicago, Jason Mojica, Review of ‘The Promised Land’, January 12th  
Flavorpill, Review of ‘Inscape,’ Skestos Gabriele, Chicago, November 1st
Pioneer Press, Robert Loertzel, Review of ‘Invisible Worlds,’ March 10th
OurChicago.com, Review of ‘Into the Woods’, Jennifer Gheith, Oct
http://badatsports.com/index.php?s=shona+macdonald&x=0&y0, Bad at Sports,                    Episode 15, December 11th
2004        
Panel House, Mary Gustaitis Beyer, Review of Den Nya Framtidsvetenskapen,
New City, Mention, Michael Workman, ‘Drawing Project,’May 6th
2003        
Art News, Lindsey Westbrook Review of ‘Terrain,’ Summer issue
2002        
Chicago Sun Times, Margaret Hawkins, Review of ‘Topography,’ April 2002
The Life, Rohit Mahajan, Review of ‘Shona Macdonald and Molly Briggs,' February 6th
The Prospector, Review of ‘Confluence,’ April 4th
2001        
Sacramento Bee, Victoria Dalkey, Review of, ‘Bakers Dozen,’ December 2nd
The Union, Carole Feinman, Review of, ‘Baker’s Dozen,’ November 19th                                Art Week, Terri Cohen, Review of ‘Baker’s Dozen,’ Terri Cohen, September
2000        
The Plain Dealer, Dan Trauberg, Review of ‘Surface Tensions,’ December 6th  
Oberlin Review Vol 129 # 11, Jessica McGuiness Review of ‘Surface Tensions' December 8th Cleveland Free Times, Douglas Max Utter Review of, ‘Surface Tensions,’ November
Cleveland Scene, Charles Yannopouols, Review of, ‘Surface Tensions,’ November
Chicago Artists News, John Brunetti ‘Redefining Emerging Artists: a Closer Look,’  November http://spaces.org/archive/fga/fga3.htm
FGA, Julia Marsh, Review of Shona Macdonald at Fassbender, September
New City, Ann Weins, Review of, ‘Thin Line,’ February  
1999       
New Art Examiner, John Gustafson Review of, 'It Looks Easy: A Cross Section of                    Recent Painting in Chicago,' December/January
The Pantagraph, Jonathan Liss, Review of ‘Otherville,’ March 16th


PUBLICATIONS/ WORKS CITED

2019       
New American Paintings, Volume 140, Northeast Edition (4 pgs Image/Text)
Silverpoint and Metalpoint Drawing: A Complete Guide to the Medium,                                    (Image/Text), edited by Susan Schwalb and Tom Mazzullo, Routledge.
2018       
Number: Ninety Three, Winter 2018, one page artist project, ‘Weather in Winter.’
2017       
Critiquing Criticality, edited by Pamela Fraser and Roger Rothman, Bloomsbury,                      essay included, ‘Will the Cirlce Be Unbroken: Gift, Circulation, and Community                        Building in the Studio Art Critique
December Magazine, Fall/Winter 2017 (9 pgs, Image/Essay by Buzz Spector)
2004       
Living Artists, Crowwoods Publishing, Chicago IL, 2004 (2 pgs Image/Text)
Art Chicago Catalogue, Represented by Julie Baker Fine Art, 2004 (Image)
2005       
New American Paintings, Volume 59, Midwest Edition, (4 pgs Image/Text)
Chicago Reader, Gallery Reviews Section, Feb 2005 (Image)
2006       
Harpers Magazine, August, (Image)
2007       
New American Paintings, Volume 68, Northeast Edition, 2007 (4 pgs Image/Text)


COLLECTIONS

Anderson Musuem of Contemporary Art, Roswell, NM
Evansville Museum of Arts and Science, Evansville, IN
Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA
Telfair Art Museum, Savannah, GA
Cleve Carney Collection, College of DuPage, Glen Elyn IL
Sackner Collection of Concrete and Visual Poetry, Miami Beach, FL
Ballingen Art Foundation, Ballycastle, Co Mayo, Ireland
La Salle Bank, Chicago IL
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, IL
University of Michigan Ann Arbor
Duke Enegry, Charlotte, NC
Metro Biologics, Madison, WI


AWARDS

2016       
Peripheral Visions Publication Fellow
2014       
Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation Award (to Scotland)
Berkshire Taconic Individual Artist Grant
2012       
University of Massachusetts Faculty Award, Outstanding Research and Creative Activity
2009       
Pollock Krasner Foundation Award
Melon Mutual Mentoring Award, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA
2005       
Illinois Arts Council Finalist Award
2001       
Louis Comfort Tiffany Award, NY, NY, Nominee
2000       
CAAP Grant, City of Chicago, Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago, IL
1999       
Illinois State University Faculty Small Project Grant, Bloomington, IL
1997       
Drawing Prize, Riverside Arts Centre, Chicago, IL
1996       
Jess Halpert Memorial Award, Evansville Museum, Evansville, IN
1995       
R.S. Richard Foundation Award, Ayrshire, Scotland
Aberdeen Endowments Trust, Aberdeen, Scotland
1992       
Scottish International Educational Trust Scholarship, Scottish Arts Council, Edinburgh. Scotland,
1990       
Hart Bursary Award, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland


ARTIST RESIDENCIES

2018       
Ballinglen, Co. Mayo, Ireland (one month)
2014       
Cromatry Arts Trust, Black Isle, Scotland, (one month)
2012       
Can Serrat, Fellowship /Residency, El Bruc, Barcelona, Spain, (one month, full fellowship)
2010-11   
Roswell Artist-in-Residence, Fellowship/Residency, Roswell, NM, (one year)
2004        
Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Residency, County Monaghan, Ireland, Virginia Centre for the Creative Arts, International Artists Residency Program Award (one month, full fellowship)
2001       
Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Artists Residency (Also offered 2003,                                declined), Sweet Briar, VA, (one month, full fellowship)
Ragdale Foundation, Artist Residency, Lake Forest, IL, (two weeks, full fellowship)
1990       
Hospitalfield Scholarship and Residency, Hospitalfield House, Arbroath,                                  Scotland, UK, (three months, full fellowship)


VISITING ARTISTS/ INTERVIEWS

2020       
Visiting Artist, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH (Lecture and Critiques)
2019       
Gallery Talk, Dayton Visual Arts Center, Dayton OH.
2018       
Visiting Artist, Haystack, Deer Isle, ME, Lecture and Workshop (five Days)
Gallery Talk, College of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas, NV (Skype)
2016       
Visiting Artist, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT,  Lecture and Studio Visits (five days)
Panel/Gallery Tallk, Cynthia Reeves, Walpole, NH
2015        
Visiting Artist, Eastern Illinois University, Charlston, IL, Lecture and critiques) (three days)
Radio Interview, WICN Worcester Public Radio                                                                        http://www.wicn.org/podcasts/audio/land-ho-fitchburg-art-museum
2014       
Visiting Artist, McMaster University, Hamilton ON, Canada, critiques and lecture, (two days)
2013       
Visiting Artist, Broward College, Davie, FL Gallery talk (one day)
Visiting Artist, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, studio visits (two days)
2012       
Visiting Artist, Milwaukee Institute of Art, Milwaukee, WI, lecture and critiques (one day)
Lynden Sculpture Garden, Milwaukee, WI, lgallery talk (one day)
2011       
Gallery Talk, Sea Change, University Galleries, Illinois State Uni, Bloomington IL (one day)
Visiting Artist, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM (one day)
2010       
Visiting Artist, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand, Lecture and critiques, (one week)
Thomas P Johnson Distinguished Visiting Artist, Rollins College, Winter Park, FL, lecture and critiques, (two days)
Visiting Artist, Flagler College, St. Augustine FL, lecture and critiques, (one day)
Gallery Talk, St Gaudens Memorial Picture Gallery, Cornish, NH (one day)
2009       
Visiting Artist, Smith College, Northampton MA, critiques, (one day)
Hillside Salon Invitational, Chancellor’s Residence, University of Massachusetts                      Amherst, Amherst, (one day)
2007       
Cora Bliss Taylor Fellow, Visiting Faculty, Ox-Bow Artist Residence, Saugatuck, MI, (one week)
Visiting Artist, University Art Center, College of St. Benedict, St. Joseph, MN, (two days)
Visiting Artist, Georgia State University, Atlanta GA. (three days)
Gallery Talk, University Gallery, University of Massachusetts Amherst, with Sandra                  Matthews, ‘Impossible Landscape’, (one day)
Gallery Talk, Melanie Calvalos Solo Exhibition, University Gallery, University of                          Massachusetts Amherst, (one day)
2005       
Lecture, Inscape exhibition, College of DuPage, Glen Elyn, IL, (one day)
Visiting Artist, Interlink Program, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, (one day)
Lecture, Inscape exhibition, College of DuPage, Glen Elyn, IL, (one day)
Juror, 5th Annual Student Art Exhibit, Kankakee Community College, Kankakee, IL,  (one day)
Visiting Artist, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, (three day)
Visiting Artist University of Calgary, Canada, (one week project, lecture and                              critiques)
Gallery Talk, Northeastern Illinois University, Topography, Chicago, IL, (one day)
2004        
Visiting Artist, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, First Year Program, (two days)
Visiting Artist, University of Illinois at Chicago, Final critiques, (one day)
2003        
Visiting Artist, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI, (two days)
Gallery Talk, Julie Baker Fine Art, Grass Valley, CA, (three days)
Visiting Artist, Painting, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Lecture and                                Critiques; (three days)
2002       
Visiting Artist, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Final Critiques, (one day)
2001       
Visiting Artist, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, final critiques, (one day)
Gallery Talk, Fassbender Gallery, (one day)                     
1999       
Visiting Artist, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL, (one day)
1997       
Visiting Artist, University of Illinois at Chicago, (one day)
Lecture, Wimbledon College of Art, London, UK, (one day)


PANELS/ SYMPOSIA

2016       
Khan Institute, Practice panel, Smith College, Northampton, MA
Panel Chair, Southeastern College Art Association Conference, Unearth: A                              Conversation Between Natural and Cultural Landscape, Roanoke, VA
2015       
Panelist, Clark Institute, ‘Digital Humanities,’ Williamston, MA (invited, declined)
2014       
Panelist, College Art Association Conference, Panel, Painting and Technology, Paper: Flick(r)ing Eyelids, Chicago, IL
2013       
Panelist, College Art Association Conference, Panel, Critiquing Criticality, Paper: Unpacking Criticality, NY, NY
Panelist, Southeastern College Art Association Conference, Paper: Slow Drawing,                Greensboro, NC
2012       
Panel co-Chair, Southeastern College Art Association Conference, (with Matthew                    Kolodziej, University of Akron), Pace and Place, Meredith College , Durham, NC
2011       
Panelist, College Art Association Conference, Panel, Painting: Practice as                                Strategy, Paper to Give, Painting and Vigilance, (Chair, Prof. Tom Berding,                                Michigan State University), NY, NY
Conference: Science, Social Controversy and Art:  an Interdisciplinary Exchange,                    Banff Center, Banff, Canada.  Two-day symposium and Workshop with
Geneticists, Writers and Artists, (three days)
2007       
Panelist, The Uncertainty Principle: Drawing in the Golden Age of Worry                                    Symposium, Northern Illinois, University, DeKalb, IL, (two days)
Panelist, Mellon Mutual Mentoring Grant Recipients, Campus Center, (one day)
2006       
Panelist, Mid-America College Art Association Conference, Panel, Drawing:                              Material Articulation’, Paper: Thin Gray Line, Vanderbildt University, Nashville, TN
2005       
Panelist, panel, Drawn Out exhibition, Gallery 400, Chicago IL, (one day)
Panelist, Mid-America College Art Association Conference, University of Nebraska                  at Lincoln, Panel, Holding on and Letting go: Inter-Disciplinary Art in Education,                      Paper: The New Intermedia
2002        
Chicago Critics on Chicago Artists:  John Brunetti on Shona Macdonald,
Art Fair, Navy Pier, Chicago

                 
CURITORIAL/ WRITING

2014       
Pouring it on, Herter Gallery, University of Massachusetts Amherst, (co-curated                        with Jeanette Cole and Trevor Richardson. Brochure with essay)
2013       
System Preferences, SCA Contemporary, Albuquerque, NM
2010       
Cut Copy, Engine Room, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
2004- 05 
(
The Drawing Project, Art Chicago, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
2005       
Nook, The Guest Project, Chicago, IL
Invisible Worlds, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL
2002       
Minutiae, University Galleries, Illinois State University
2001       
Kraft, Midway Artists Gallery, Bloomington, IL, 2001
2001       
The Reading Room, University Galleries, Illinois State University, 2001                                     

                
TEACHING

2018-        
Chair, Department of Art, University of Massachusetts Amherst
2009-       
Professor, Department of Art, University of Massachusetts Amherst                        
2006-9     
Associate Professor, Department of Art, University of Massachusetts Amherst
2006-       
Associate Professor, School of Art, Illinois State University, Bloomington, IL
2000-6     
Assistant Professor, School of Art, Illinois State University, Bloomington, IL
1998-0      
Visiting Assistant Professor School of Art, Illinois State University, Bloomington, IL
1996-8     
Adjunct, Truman Community College, Chicago, IL
Adjunct, Daley Community College, Chicago, IL
Adjunct, Illinois Institute of Art, Schaumburg, IL