Helen R. Klebesadel

<www.klebesadel.com>


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
Solo Exhibitions
2006 Allliant Center, National Quilt Expo, Madison, WI
2005 National Humanities Center, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
2005 Grace Chosy Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin
2005 Tate Gallery, University of Georgia-Athens, Athens, Georgia
2004 WSRC Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin
2002 LRC Gallery, Rhinelander, Wisconsin
2002 Birch Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, Wisconsin
2001 HUB Robson Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
2001 Heritage Center, Finlandia University, Hancock, Minnesota
2000 Grace Chosy Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin
1999 Grace Chosy Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin
1999 Aaron Bohrod Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley, Menasha, Wisconsin
1998 DiRicci Gallery, Edgewood College, Madison, Wisconsin
1996 Grace Chosy Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin
1995 Alma College Galleries, Alma College, Alma, Michigan
1994 Evergreen Galleries, Evergreen State University, Olympia, Washington
1994 University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse Galleries, LaCrosse, Wisconsin
1994 Bergstrom-Mahler Art Museum, Neenah, Wisconsin
1993 Wisconsin Academy of Arts and Letters Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin
1992 Cummings Gallery, Mercyhurst College, Erie, Pennsylvania
1991 Farnham Galleries, Simpson College, Indianola, Iowa
1991 Wriston Art Center, Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin
1989 Watkins Gallery, Winona, Minnesota
1989 Main Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin
Two- and Three-Person Exhibitions
2005 -Contemporary Watercolors, Bresler Elite Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2004 -Nature as Metaphor: Arntson, Koskenmaki, Klebesadel, Grace Chosy Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin
2003 -Helen Klebesadel and Barbara Strong: Myths and Revelations, James Kaneko Gallery, American River College, Sacramento, California
2000 -The Dream Garden Transcended: Helen Klebesadel and Laura Vogel, Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colorado
1997-1998 -Three Wise Women, Vorpal Gallery, San Francisco, California
1996 -Mad Womyn and Their Familiars, Blue Star Arts Complex, San Antonio, TX
1995 -Women of Vision/ Objects of Power, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
1994 -Klebesadel and Koskenmaki: Invoking the Mythic, Harry Nohr Gallery
1993 -Incongruous Juxtapositions, Two Artists, University of Illinois at Chicago
1993 -Resonance and Wonder: Gallager*Izs*Klebesadel, Wright Art Museum, Beloit College
1990 -Klebesadel and Dribble, Dittmar Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois


Group Exhibitions
2007-2008 -?Paradise Lost? Artists on Climate Change in the Northwoods. ,A traveling exhibition of an artist/scientist collaborative project on climate change in the Lake Superior region.
2006 -Salon D'été 2006, Micaela Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2006 -From Uncle Tom to Peeping Tom: Race and Gender Matters, UW-Milwaukee and AAW Center
2005-ongoing -High Street Gallery Artists, Mineral Point, Wisconsin
2005 -Forest, Rocks, Wind and Water, William Bonifas, Fine Art Center, Escanaba, Michigan
2002-2004 -Art In the Embassies Program, U.S.A. Embassy, South Africa
2002-2004 -Art In the Embassies Program, U.S.A. Embassy, Rwanda
2004 -Six of One,, Commonwealth Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin
2001 -Making Art Matter: Artists Transforming Society, Commonwealth Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin
1997-2000 -Art In the Embassies Program, U.S.A. Embassy, Columbia, Sri Lanka
1998 -Diverse Origins: an Exhibition of Cultural and Geographic Variety, Core New Space Gallery, Denver, Colorado
1997 -Red, Grace Chosy Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin
1997 -WCA Auction, Bernice Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, New York
1997 -Seven, Commonwealth Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin
1997 -Deep Water, Sarasota Art Center, Sarasota, Florida
1997 -Inventing Personality and Place, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota
1997 -Women Revisioning the Sacred, Muse Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1997 -Women's Caucus for Art National 25th Anniversary Exhibition, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, Faith Ringgold, juror
1996-1997 -Beijing and Beyond: Women Artists Respond to the World Conference on Women, traveling exhibition in response to the Fourth United Nations Conference on Women. The United Nations Gallery, NYC; UT Dallas, TX; Mills College, Oakland, CA; ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL; Penn State University; Washington State University.
1996 -West to East: American Artists, University Gallery, Shimonoseki, Japan
1995 -The World Through the Eyes of Women, U. N. Women's Conference, Huairou, China
1995 -Five From the HeARTland, Walker's Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, WI
1995 -The Spirituality Show, Walker's Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, WI
1994 -Selections '94, Cork Gallery, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, NYC
1994 -Bali/Wisconsin Women's Artist's Books, Seniwati Sanggar Gallery, Bali, Indonesia
1992-1993 -Sticks, traveling group exhibition, Leigh Yawley Woodson Museum, UW Union Galleries, Madison Fine Arts Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin
1992 -Ree-Vision, A.R.C. Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
1991 -Expressions and Commentary, Neville Public Museum, Green Bay, Wisconsin and Cedarburg Cultural Center, Cedarburg, Wisconsin
1991 -Whose Choice, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
1991 -Choice, AIR Gallery, New York, New York
1991 -Bright Visions: The Making of Myth, Rahr-West Art Museum, Manitowoc Wisconsin and Charles Allis Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1990 -In Search of the American Experience, Museum of the National Arts Foundation, New York, New York
Electronic Exhibitions and Registries
2002-present -Art In the Embassies Program, U. S. Department of State, <http://aiep.state.gov/index.cfm>
2002-current -Portal Wisconsin Featured Artist, <http://www.portalwisconsin.org/online_gallery_artists.cfm?sort=portal>
1996-current -Varo: An International Registry of Contemporary Women Artists, University of California-Sonoma, < http://www.varoregistry.com/>
1995-current -The World's Women on Line! Internet Installation. World Wide Web, <http://www.asu.edu./wwol> Index of 800 images by women artists


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS AND COMMISSIONS
Ellen & Peter Johnson HospiceCare Residence, Madison, WI
Madison Area Technical College, Madison, Wisconsin
Lawrence University, Appleton, WI
American Council on Education (ACE), Washington D.C.
Central Wisconsin Center, Madison, Wisconsin


PROFESSIONAL AND ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
2000-present Director, Women's Studies Consortium, University of Wisconsin System
2001-2004 Visiting Associate Professor and Associate Chair, Women's Studies Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison
1996-2000 Associate Professor, Art Department, Lawrence University
1990-1996 Assistant Professor, Art Department, Lawrence University
1993 Visiting Faculty, Associated Colleges of the Midwest, Chicago Semester in the Arts
1989-1990 Lecturer, Art Department Beloit College
1987-1989 Teaching Assistant, Women's Studies Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison
1987 Reader and Grader, Department of Art History, University of Wisconsin-Madison


PUBLICATIONS and CITATIONS
Authored by Helen Klebesadel
2006 “Reframing Studio Art Production and Critique,” in New Museum Theory: An Introduction. Ed. Jane Marstine, Blackwell Publishers
2004 "Art Videos for Feminist Practice", Feminist Collections: A Quarterly of Women's Studies Resources, a review of books, University of Wisconsin-Madison, (winter)
1997 "Feminist Art as Critical Voice: New Books on Art and Aesthetics,” Feminist Collections: A Quarterly of Women's Studies Resources, a review of books, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Volume 18, Issue 3 (Spring 1997)
Catalogues
2006 From Uncle Tom to Peeping Tom: Race and Gender Matters, UW-Milwaukee
2001-2004 Arts in the Embassies Program, Washington D.C.
1999-2001 Arts in the Embassies Program, Washington D.C.
1991 Expressions and Commentary, Neville Art Museum and Wisconsin Women in the Arts
1990 Bright Visions: The Making of Myth, traveling exhibition of (WWIA)
1989 In Search of the American Experience, Museum of the National Arts Foundation
1989 32nd Beloit and Vicinity Exhibition Catalogue, Wright Museum of Art


Books and Journals
2005 Bebhinn, Sarah. Reflections of Cosmology, MatriFocus Cross-Quarterly, Lammas 2005, Vol 4-4, (illustrations.
2004 CALYX: A Journal of Art and Literature by Women, Volume 22, Number 1, summer, (illustrations).
1998 "Helen Klebesadel: Artist", Frontiers: A Journal of Women's Studies, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, (illustrations)
1997 "Wallflower Muses" Feminist Studies, Women's Studies Program, University of Maryland, Volume 23, Number 1, spring
1994 Pratt, Annis. Dancing With Goddesses: Archetypes, Poetry, and Empowerment, Indiana University Press, (illustration)
1993 Alba, De-Anna. The Cauldron of Change: Myths, Mysteries and Magic of the Goddess, Delphi Press, Chicago, (cover illustration)
1993 “Karon Hagemeister Winzenz," review in New Art Examiner, February
1992 CALYX: A Journal of Art and Literature by Women, Volume 14, Number 1, summer, (cover and illustrations)
1990 Lauter, Estella. “Women as Mythmakers Revisited," citation, Quadrant XXIII: 1
1990 Orenstein, Gloria. The Reflowering of the Goddess, citation, Pergamon
1990 “Medusa Faced," Women Of Power, Boston, winter, (illustration)
1989 “Painting: An Outreach," Women Artists News, Volume 14, Numbers 1 and 2. New York, (Illustration)


Periodicals and Newspapers
2006 'Helen Klebesadel, Alared,” Interweave Crochet, Spring,,(illustration pp.10)
2003 'James Kaneko Gallery', Sacramento News, April 4
2001 Dunn, Bill, “Women's Studies Director puts “Activism into Action,” Capital Times, October 4.
1997 "Deep Water", Watercolor 1997 American Artist Magazine, spring (illustration)
1997 Kravetz, Deborah K., "Women Revision the Sacred at Muse", Art Matters, Philadelphia, February
1995 Blocker, Susan. "From Image To Myth,” Wisconsin State Journal, Dec. 15
1994 "Helen Klebesadel: Artist," Hyphen, Chicago, summer issue, (illustrations)
1993 Goddard, Dan R. "Contemporary Arts Month,” San Antonio Express News, Section H. June 27
1993 “Critics Choice," Isthmus, Madison, August 12
1993 Lynch, Kevin. “Waking Dreams," The Capital Times, Madison, August 5
1992 Merkle, Karen Rene. “Bridging the Gap," Showcase, A Guide to the Arts, Erie, Pennsylvania, November 26
1992 Lynch, Kevin. “Wisconsin Artists," Art Muscle Magazine, May, Milwaukee
1992 Rogers, Katherine. "Windows," New Art Examiner, February-March, Chicago
1991 Lynch, Kevin. “State Artists Get Showcase," The Capital Times, Dec.
1990 Auer, James. “Vacationing Critic Can't Resist," Milwaukee Journal, December 16
1990 Culhane, Ed. “L.U. Professor Offers Challenging Art," Post-Crescent, Oct. 14
1989 Moore, Bill. “Statistics Paint Picture of Chauvinism in The Arts,” Wisconsin State Journal, September 17


EDUCATION
University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.F.A. 1989. Exhibition Title: "The Muse and Her Artist"
B.S. Studio Art with distinction, 1986
Certification in Women's Studies, 1984
Layton School of Art and Design, 1971-1972

WORKSHOPS AND SUMMER PROGRAMS
2005 Finding Your Voice as an Artist, and Artists Considering the Business of Art, Fairbanks, Alaska
2005 Art From The Center Workshops, Finding your Voice As an Artist, and, Watercolor, Mineral Point Living Art Center at Shake Rag Alley
2005 Continuing Education Art Class, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Finding Your Voice As an Artist
1997-2005 Lawrence University, Bjorklunden Summer Seminar, Watercolor: The Expressive Medium
2004 Continuing Education Art Class, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Advanced Critique for Studio Artists
2003 Practicing Feminist Pedagogy, Women's Studies Program, Edgewood College
2003 Continuing Education Art Class, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Advancing your Watercolors
2003 Womanspace, Rockford, Illinois, Finding Your Artist Voice
2002 Independent Workshops, Watercolor Expression and Finding Your Artist Voice, Wyoming Valley, Wisconsin
2001 Independent Workshop, Watercolor to Find Expressive Voice, Spring Green, Wisconsin
2001 Continuing Education Art Classes, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Finding Your Voice As an Artist
1999 Faculty, Lawrence University Meilke Summer Teacher's Institute
1997 Guest Instructor, Atelier du Art Summer Program, La Chaux de Fonds, Switzerland
1997 Faculty, Lawrence University Meilke Summer Teacher's Institute
1990 Visiting Faculty, Arrowmont School of Art and Crafts Summer Program
1991 Visiting Faculty, Arrowmont School of Art and Crafts Summer Program