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Erik Waterkotte

6217 Donna Dr. Charlotte, NC 28213       erik@erikwaterkotte.com        www.erikwaterkotte.com

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Education

MFA, May 2005  University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

BFA, May 2005  Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois, BFA, May 2001

Semester Abroad, Spring 1999 University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, England

 

Professional Experience

2012- Present
Assistant Professor, Department of Art & Art History, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

2006-2012
Assistant Professor, Department of Art, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN

2010-2011
Visiting Assistant Professor, School of Fine Art, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

2006
Adjunct Instructor, Humanities and Fine Arts Division, Heartland Community College, Bloomington, IL

2005
Marie Eccles Caine Visiting Artist in Residence, Department of Art & Design, Utah State University Logan, UT

2004-2005
Instructor, Department of Fine Arts, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

 

Collections

-Of The Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN

-Of The Zuckerman Art Museum, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA

-Of The Weisman Art Museum, The University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

-Of The Purdue University Galleries, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

-Of J.C.I. University (Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute) Jingdezhen, China

-Of South Central College, North Mankato, MN

-Of The Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University, Logan, UT

-Of The Amity Art Foundation, Woodbridge, CT

-Of The Print Study Centre, part of the University of Alberta’s Art and Artifact Collection,
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

-Of Normal Editions Workshop, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

 

Solo, Two, and Three-Person Exhibitions

2016
-TBA, FAB Gallery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

 

2015
-Sightlines, Incidents, & Echoes, McColl Center for Art & Innovation, Charlotte, NC

-Obscurum Sanctum, Forum Gallery, Farmers Branch, TX

-Law of Returns, Hastings Gallery, Sandhills Community College, Pinehurst, NC

 

2014
-An Abridged Equinox, Rowe Gallery, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

 

2014, 2010, & 2007
-Recent Works, Starblock/Burns Us, & Recent Prints, Saltgrass Printmakers Studio,
Salt Lake City, UT

 

2013
Utopia: Dystopia, College of the Sequoias Art Gallery, Visalia, CA

-Aggregation Transformation, Projective Eye Gallery, Center City Building UNCC, Charlotte, NC

-Tenebrae, Heavy Brow Gallery, Bloomington, IL

 

2012
Chimera
, Violet Poe Projects, Bloomington, IL

-Invocation, Open Studio, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

-Invocation: Recent Works by Erik Waterkotte, Haas Gallery of Art, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA

 

2011
BUILT
, Rike Gallery 249, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH

 

2009
Unsettled Graphic Spaces
, McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL

-Re-encounters and Reconaissance, Printmakers Gallery, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR

 

2008
Superimpositions, Christensen Gallery, Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN

-Maps and Remaining Geographies, SNAP Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

-Disaster Tableau, Recent Prints by Erik Waterkotte Hemingway Gallery, Boise State University, Boise, ID

 

2005
Suggestive System/Partial Translations
, Tippets Gallery, Utah State University, Logan, UT

-Speculative Arrangements, FAB Gallery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

 

2003
Fluctuations
, SNAP Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

 

2001
Evidence
, University Galleries, Illinois State University Normal, IL

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016
Fresh,
Kai Lin Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA

30 US Printmakers, Fondazione Il Bisonte, Florence, Italy

-Inspired Lines, Drawing Biennial, Appleton Museum of Art, Ocala, FL

Pacts & Innvocations, Magic & Ritual in Contemporary Art, Spartanburg Art Museum, Spartanburg, SC

-The New South, Juried Works on Paper, Kai Lin Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA

 

2015
Brainstorms, UAlberta Creates,
University of Alberta Museum Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

State of the Print, Block Gallery, Raleigh, NC

-35th Bradley International Print & Drawing Exhibition, Bradley University, Peoria, IL

[Re]Happening, Black Mountain College Museum, Asheville, NC

-New Harmony Bicentennial Print Invitational, New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art, New Harmony, IN

2014
National Screen Print Biennial
, Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY

-Artist Activist, Mary S. Bird Gallery, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA

-You Are In… (Elemental Symbols Over Eyes), Window (Re/Production | Re/Presentation), Asheville, NC

-Pressure, Contemporary Works in Print, Leso Gallery, Toledo, OH

-Inhabit (part of the SGCI Conference), The Compound Gallery, Oakland, CA

-Mark, Coda, Mark (part of the SGCI Conference), City College of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

-See Through Walls, Highlights from the Permanent Collection, Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA

-Positive/Negative 29: Pages, Slocumb Gallery, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN

 

2013
Homespun Technology, Impact 8 Conference, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design,
University of Dundee, Dundee Scotland, UK

-Material Muse: Japanese Paper Prints (part of the SGCI Conference), Safi Studios Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

-Utopia/Dystopia, Urban Institute of Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI

 

2012
-Harnett Biennial of American Prints, Harnett Museum of Art, University of Richmond Museums,
Richmond, VA

-Faculty Biennial, 2012, Rowe Gallery, Department of Art & Art History, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

-6th Biennial Juried Print Exhibition, NAU Art Museum, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ

-Contributory, Spudnik Press Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

2012 & 2009
-MAPC Exhibition, Arts Council of Southeast Missouri, Cape Girardeau, MO &
The University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, IN

 

2012 & 2007
-The Global Matrix II & III, Purdue University Galleries, West Lafayette, IN

 

2012 & 2006
-Pacific States Biennial National Print Exhibition, University of Hawai’i-Hilo, Hilo, HI

 

2010
-The NOW: Contemporary Prints/Historical Perspectives, The Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

-Convergence/Divergence, Hong Kong Graphic Arts Festival Rapids, Hong Kong City Hall, China

-Old World/New World (part of the MAPC Conference), Catherine G. Murphy Gallery, St. Catherine University,
St. Paul, MN

-(S)edition; Print as Activism, Urban Institute of Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI

-Nice Place to Visit: Printmaking and the Anxious Landscape, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY

-Projected Fictions, Carnegie Arts Center, Mankato, MN

-Art MN 2009, ?The Precious Object, Cargill Hall, Hennepin County Library, Minneapolis, MN

 

2009
-Paradise Lost and Regained, Northern Prints Gallery, Duluth, MN

-China Sanbao International Printmaking Exhibition, The JCI University, Jingdezhen, China, and Shanxi University, Shanxi, China

-Nowhere Close to Normal, Figge Museum Bistro Gallery, Davenport, IA and Red Delicious Press, Aurora, Co

 

2008
-Edmonton Print International, Capitol Arts Building, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

-Pressing Matters, Arts Center of Saint Peter, St. Peter, MN

-16th Annual Prairie Lakes Regional Art Exhibition, Carnegie Arts Center, Mankato, MN

-The Moving Line, Dickinson State University, Dickinson, ND

 

2007
-A Progressive Proof, ISU Printmaking Alumni Exhibition, McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL

-Crossing Boundaries, Hong Kong Graphic Arts Festival, Hong Kong Open Print Shop, Hong Kong, China

-Shared History, The Surplus Gallery Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, Illinois

 

2007 & 2005
-The Boston Printmakers North American Print Biennial, 808 Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA

 

2006
-Landscape in the Postmodern, Brad Cooper Gallery, Tampa, FL

-The Printed Image, Alice C. Sabatini Gallery, Topeka, Kansas

-The Rockford Midwestern, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, Illinois

-Impressit, Laura H. Miles Gallery, Minnetonka Center for the Arts, Wayzata, MN

-19th Parkside National Small Print Exhibition, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI

-Synergies, Kloster Bentlage Gallery, Rheine, Germany, and Limited/Gallery-Edition Munster, Germany

 

2005
-Say Goodbye to Hollywood; Tradition and Technology in Contemporary Printmaking, Bellevue University,
Bellevue, NE

 

2004
-Sumei National Print Exhibition, Sumei Arts Center, Newark, NJ

-Juventus, Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, Illinois

 

2003
-Works on paper ‘03, Perkinson Gallery, Milliken University, Decatur, Illinois

-Sojourn, Malaspina Printmakers Society, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

-Interconnection; Japan & Alberta Contemporary Print Exhibition, San Chun Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

-Junge Kunst im focus, Museum Waldorf/Bieledfelder Kunstuerein, Bielefeld, Germany

-New Art ‘03, Kingston Art Gallery, Boston, MA

 

2001
-Us and Them…, University of Regina Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

 

2000
-Art St. Louis XVI, St. Louis Design Center, St. Louis, MO

 

Visiting Artist/Artist Residencies

2016
-Artist in Residence, Peoria Center for the Arts, Peoria, IL

 

2015
-Affiliate Artist in Residence, McColl Center for Art & Innovation, Charlotte, NC
-Visiting Artist, Art Department, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AK

 

2014
-Visiting Artist, School of Art & Design, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL

-Visiting Artist, School of Fine Art, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

 

2013
-Visual Artist Fellow in Residence, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA

-Visiting Artist, Art Department, Brookhaven College, Dallas, TX

 

2012
-Visiting Artist, School of Art, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

-Visiting Artist, Department of Visual Art, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD

 

2011
Visiting Artist, Department of Art, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH

 

2010
Visiting Artist, Saltgrass Printmakers, Salt Lake City, UT

-Visiting Artist Lecture, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, UT

 

2009
Visiting Artist, Tyler School of Art, University of Temple at Rome, Rome, Italy

 

2008
Visiting Artist, Department of Fine Arts, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

-Visiting Artist, School of Art and Architecture, University of Tennessee Knoxville, Knoxville, TN

-Visiting Artist, Department of Art, Boise State University Boise, ID

 

2007
Visiting Artist, Department of Art, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN

 

2006
Visiting Artist, School of Art, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL

-Visiting Artist, School of Art, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

 

2005
Visiting Artist, Department of Art, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

 

Portfolio Exchange Exhibitions

2016
-Intermission, part of the Southern Graphics Council Conference at Portland State University, Portland, OR
-World-Building, part of the Southern Graphics Council Conference at Portland State University, Portland, OR
-Worlds Between, part of the Southern Graphics Council Conference at Portland State University, Portland, OR

 

2015
-Vinyl Baby!, part of the Southern Graphics Council Conference at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, Knoxville, TN
-Time-After-Time, part of the Southern Graphics Council Conference at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, Knoxville, TN

 

2013
-Homespun Technology, part of the Southern Graphics Council Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee,
Milwaukee, WI

-Material Muse, Japanese Paper Inspired Print, part of the Southern Graphics Council International Conference at the
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, WI

 

2012
-Wallpaper, part of the MidAmerica Print Council Conference at the Southeast Missouri State University,
Cape Girardeau, MO

-The Built Environment, part of the MidAmerica Print Council Conference at the Southeast Missouri State University,
Cape Girardeau, MO

-Parallel Synchronized Randomness, part of the MidAmerica Print Council Conference at the
Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO

-A Tribute to James D. Butler, part of the MidAmerica Print Council Conference at the
Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO

 

2010
-Place Investigation, part of the MidAmerica Print Council Conference at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

-Supreme Harmony Vs. Landslide, part of the MidAmerica Print Council Conference at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

-Testing, Testing, 1, 2…, part of the Southern Graphics Council International Conference at the Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

-Multiplicities of Syntax: Mark, Re-mark, and Remarque, part of the Southern Graphics Council International Conference at the Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

-Nowhere Close to Normal, The Ohio University, Athens, OH and Fort Hayes State University, Fort Hayes, KS

 

2008
Parallels, Malaspina Printmakers Society, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

-Are We There Yet?, part of the Southern Graphics Council International Conference at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

 

2007
Quaternary, Saltgrass Printmakers, Salt Lake City, UT

-Border Crossings; International Print Portfolio, part of the Frontiers in Printmaking Conference at
Illinois State University, Normal, IL

-M.A.P.: Multiple Applied Perceptions, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT and Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA

 

2006
-Illusory Panorama, part of the MidAmerica Print Council Conference at The Ohio University, Athens, OH

-Science Factasy; Impressions From the Brave New World, part of the
Southern Graphics Council International Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

 

2005
-From Latitude 32 to 53, the University of North Texas, Denton, TX and the
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

 

2004
From the Griffin, FAB Gallery, the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

 

2003
Interprint 2003, part of the Interprint International Print Symposium at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

-Salt City, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, NY

-Interstices, Laval Gallery, Novosibirsk, Siberia

 

Awards/Grants

2016
-2nd-Place Exhibition Award, Inspired Lines Drawing Biennial, Appleton Museum of Art, Ocala, FL

2013
-Summer Experiment Grant, College of Arts & Architecture, University of North Carolina-Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

-Faculty Research Grant, University of North Carolina-Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

 

2010, 2008, & 2006
-Faculty Research Grant, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN

 

2009
Faculty Improvement Grant, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN

-Artist Initiative Grant, Minnesota State Arts Board, St. Paul, MN

 

2008
3rd Place Award, Prairie Lakes Regional Art Exhibition, Carnegie Arts Center, Mankato, MN

 

2006
-Exhibition Award, part of the exhibition Landscape in the Postmodern, Brad Cooper Gallery, Tampa, FL

 

2004
J. Gordon Kaplan Award, Research Travel Grant, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

 

2003
-Exhibition Award, part of the exhibition Works on Paper ’03, Millikin University, Decatur, Illinois

 

Additional Activities/Bibliography

2016
-Freeman, Heather D.  The Moving Image Workshop, chptr 3: “A Thoughtful Space: Movement and Composition,” Untitled (Tabernacle) image reproduction. Fairchild Books: Bloomsbury Publ. 2016. p 86.

 

2014
-Volker, Lucia.  “Digital Materials and Mapping Within Contemporary Print.” The Mid America Print Council Journal, issue: Print Catalyst: Traditions and New Forms for Print Language, vol. 22, #3-4, 2014, p 6-7.

-“Finding Printmaking’s Place in an Interdisciplinary & Post-Digital World,” panel presentation at the MidAmerica Print Council Conference, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

-“Max Bill, Color & Hyper- dimensions,” presented at the Modern Mondays Lecture Series at the
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Charlotte, NC

 

2013
-“Utopian Images and Place,” panel presentation at the 2013 Society for Utopian Studies Conference at the
College of Charleston, Charleston, SC

-“Crossing into the Cinematic, Printmakers Embrace Video and Animation,” panel at the 2013 Impact 8 Conference at the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, the University of Dundee, Scotland, UK

 

2011
“Looking Idyllic Feeling Dystopic, Artists and Utopia,” MidAmerica Print Council Journal, issue: Culture of Print,
vol. 19, #3-4, Fall/Winter, 2011-12, p 11-14.

 

2011
-“Vicarious Expression, Collage and Disaster,” Contemporary Impressions, the Journal of the American Print Alliance,
vol. 18 #1 (Summer 2010), p. 20-23.

 

2009-2010
-Co-Editor of the MidAmerica Print Council Journal

2009
“Vicarious Expression, Collage and Disaster,” CHOP, vol. 34, #2, Malaspina Printmakers, Vancouver, B.C., 2009,
p 22-25.