CURRICULUM VITAE

Represented by Circa Gallery, Minneapolis, MN http://www.circagallery.org/
Gallery Affiliation: Rosalux Gallery, Minneapolis, MN - http://rosaluxgallery.com/

EDUCATION

M. F. A. Honors Graduate - Painting, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
B.F.A. Graduate - Painting, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, New York  


SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2016    Rosalux Gallery, Fluere: Laura Stack, Mpls., MN

            Soo Visual Arts Center (outside exhibition at Established Brands, Minnetonka, MN),
                 Curated by Carolyn Payne of Soo Visual Arts Center, Mpls., MN
           
            Roslaux Gallery, New Work: Laura Stack and Valerie Jenkins, Mpls. MN     

2015     Track 29 Gallery, Shift: Shana Kaplow and Laura Stack, Mpls. MN

             Rosalux Gallery, Sticky Ridges, Minneapolis, MN

2013      Carleton College, Anomalies, Northfield, MN

             Rosalux Gallery, Oddities and Curiosities: Amy Toscani and Laura Stack, Mpls.,    MN

2012      Rosalux Gallery, In-Flux: Val Jenkins and Laura Stack, Minneapolis, MN

2011      Concordia College Art Center, Float, St Paul MN

             Barbette, Laura Stack and Toni Gallo, curated by Terrence Payne, Mpls. MN

2010      Rosalux Gallery, Interior of the Exterior, Minneapolis, MN

             Barbette, Laura Stack and Dan Wing, Minneapolis, MN, Curated by Sean Smuda

2008     Gallery 13, Traces, Minneapolis, MN

2004     College of Visual Arts, Laura Stack and David Pitman, St. Paul, MN

2002     Minneapolis Institute of Art, High Touch: Laura Stack and Anne Sugnet, Mpls., MN

2000     Groveland Gallery, Fruiting Bodies, Minneapolis, MN

1999      Gus Lucky's Gallery, Laura Stack and Anne Sugnet, Minneapolis, MN

1998      Hamline University, Primordia, St. Paul, MN                   

1997      Bethel College, Body Spaces, St. Paul, MN   

1996      Gustavus Adolphus College, In Memory, St. Peter, MN

1994      St. John's University, Alice R. Rogers Gallery, Beauty and Decay, Collegeville, MN

             Soap Factory, Regeneration, Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN

1993      Speedboat Gallery, Infinite, St. Paul, MN  

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017   Soo Visual Arts Center, Untitled 13: Juried Exhibit, Mpls., MN

Circa Gallery, Twisted Tryst: Circa + Omforme, Mpls., MN

Circa Gallery, Winter Salon, Minneapolis, MN   

2016   Peterssen/Keller Architecture, Curated by Tim Peterson, Minneapolis, MN

2015   National Galleries of Scotland, The Royal Scottish Academy, SSA Annual Exhibition,
               Edinburgh, Scotland

          Institute on the Environment Gallery, University of Minnesota, Sustainable Acts,
               St. Paul, MN     

2013Regis Art Center, University of Minnesota, 10th Anniversary Faculty Show, Mpls., MN

Rosalux Gallery, Kitsch, Minneapolis, MN

2012College of Visual Arts, CVA Faculty Exhibition, St. Paul, MN

Hillstrom Museum, Faculty Past and Present, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter,
               MN     
Soo Visual Arts Center, Pop-Up Show, Minneapolis, MN

Rosalux Gallery, 10th Anniversary Exhibit, Minneapolis, MN

2011   Burnsville Performing Arts Center, XXL, Burnsville, MN                  

Rosalux Gallery, Platinum Black, Minneapolis, MN

2010   Peterssen/Keller Architecture, Curator Tim Peterson Franklin Art Works, Mpls, MN

Gallery 360, Minneapolis, MN

Rosalux Gallery, To Be Continued, Minneapolis, MN

Barbette, Rosalux Artists, Minneapolis, MN

2009Soo Visual Arts Center, Holiday Art Show, Minneapolis, MN

Rosalux Gallery, Open Door Show, Minneapolis, MN

2008Gallery Co., Group Show, Minneapolis, MN

Gallery 360, Minneapolis, MN

2007Gallery 13, Ultimate Landscape, Minneapolis, MN                       

Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Snap to Grid, Los Angeles, CA

Gallery 360, Minneapolis, MN

Studiopolis, Green, Minneapolis, MN

2006    801 Gallery, New Drawings, Minneapolis, MN

2005     Minneapolis Institute of Art, Art Per Chance, Mpls., MN

2004     Soo Visual Arts Center, Draw, Minneapolis, MN

2003     Sam Francis Gallery, Artful Science, Santa Monica, CA

             Rochester Art Center, Nature as Abstraction (Thomas Barry Curator), Rochester, MN

             Minnesota State Arts Board, MSAB Grant Recipient Exhibition, St. Paul, MN

2001      Groveland Gallery, Gallery Artists, Minneapolis, MN

             Gustavus Adolphus College, Faculty Exhibition, St. Peter, MN

2000     A.I.R., Generations, New York, NY   

             Minnesota Museum of American Art, Minnesota Biennial, St. Paul, MN    

             Soap Factory, Necessary Differences II, Mpls., MN

1999      Groveland Gallery, Gallery Artists, Minneapolis, MN                        

1998      Women’s Art Registry of Minnesota, 19th Annual Juried Exhibition, Mpls., MN   

1997      Carleton College, Transcending Mortality, Northfield, MN

             Luther College, Art Faculty Exhibit; Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Paul, MN

             Gustavus Adolphus College, Art Faculty Show, St. Peter, MN   

1996      Minneapolis Institute of Art (MAEP), Earth, Mpls., MN

1995      Yale University Divinity School, Art and Spirituality (Videotape series)

 

GRANTS

2015      Minnesota State Arts Board, Artist Initiative Grant, Minneapolis, MN

2013      Jerome Foundation Fellowship for Emerging Artists, semi-finalist, St.Paul, MN

2002     Minnesota State Arts Board Fellowship, Minneapolis, MN

1998      Change Incorporated, New York, NY.   

1997      Jerome Travel and Study Grant, Minneapolis, MN

1996      Artist Series/Johnson Fund Grant, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN

 

PRESS AND PUBLICATIONS

City Pages A-LIST, Laura Stack and Melissa Loop Paintings at Rosalux, by Camille LeFevre, 9/2016

City Pages A-LIST, New Work: Laura Stack and Val Jenkins, by Camille LeFevre, 1/2016

L’etoile.com, Weekend What's What:10/16-10/19, Laura Stack & Shana Kaplow: Shift
  by Jahna Peloquin, 2015
http://www.letoilemagazine.com/2014/10/16/weekend-whats-what-1016-1019/

Northeastminneapolisartsdistrict.com, Interview "Sticky Ridges: Laura Stack and Valerie
  Jenkins" at Rosalux Gallery,
Karen Wilcox, 2015   

Art Hounds, Chaos and Control at Rosalux: Laura Stack and Amy Toscani at Rosalux,
  by Chris Roberts and Carolyn Swiszcz, 10/2013

City Pages, A-LIST Oddities and Curiosities: Laura Stack and Amy Toscani at Rosalux
  Gallery
, by Sheila Regan, 10/2013

Minnesotamonthly.com, Academics to Hash Out Why Obviously Cool Art is So Sweet,
  by Gregory J. Scott, 6/2012

City Pages, Laura Stack: MN 100 Creatives, by Jessica Armbruster, 4/2/2012

City Pages, A-LIST "In-Flux" at Rosalux Gallery, by Sheila Regan, 5/30/2012
http://digitalissue.citypages.com/publication/?i=113814&p=26

Star Tribune, Art in XXL in Burnsville, by Liz Rolfsmeier, 12/2011

Minnesota Public Radio, State of the Arts: Laura Stack at Rosalux Gallery, Marianne Combs,
  12/2010

Citypages.com, Dressing Room, Laura Stack at Rosalux Gallery, by Sheila Regan, 12/2010

MNartists.org, access+ENGAGE Issue 55.2, Works in Progress, by Susannah Schouweiler,
  7/2010

Minneapolis Star Tribune, Rosalux gets “Continued”, by Jahna Peloquin, 7/2010

Vita.min, “To Be Continued...” Rosalux reopening, Jahna Peloquin, 7/2010

L’etoile Magazine, Weekend What's What, by Jahna Peloquin, 7/2010

New American Paintings: Exhibition-in-Print #83, Open Studios Press, 10/2009

International Drawing Annual: Exhibition-in-Print #4, Manifest Center for Drawing, 2009

Twin Cities Daily Planet, Weekend What's What: The pre-holiday spirit, 11/2009

mnartists.org, Traces: New Works by Gilhooly, Stack & Toczydlowska, 6/2008

American Art Collector: Juried Competition of New Work: Vol. 1 Book 2, Alcove Books, 2004
  
Art in America, Laura Stack and Anne Sugnet at the Minneapolis Institute of Art,
  by Janet Koplos, 2/2003

Art Papers, Stack and Sugnet at Minneapolis Institute of Art, 9/2002

Minneapolis Star Tribune, High Touch: Laura Stack and Anne Sugnet at MIA, by Mary Abbe,
  3/2002

St. Paul Pioneer Press, High Touch at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, 3/2002

Arts Magazine, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Whispers Can Endure, by Cynde Randall,
  3/2002

Minneapolis Star Tribune, Soap Factory: Necessary Differences, by Mary Abbe, 10/2000


CORPORATE AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

International Design Inc., New York, NY

Hilton Embassy Suites, Minneapolis, MN

Scimed Life Systems Inc., Maple Grove,  MN

SkaddenArpsSlateMeagher&Flom LLP, Washington, D.C.

Dr. Juliet Barker, New York, NY

Daniel Mohr Architects, Minneapolis, MN

Suzanne Currie, Santa Monica, CA

Dimitra Karras, Minneapolis, MN

Constance Semler, Minneapolis, MN

John and Suzanne Carpenter, Minneapolis, MN

Jim Buhler, St. Paul, MN

Dr. Martha Bigelow-Gonzales, St Louis Park, MN

Carl and Nora White, St. Louis Park, MN

Ed Ambrose Minneapolis, MN

Chris Everett Minneapolis, MN

Mark Gason Minneapolis, MN

Nancy and Mark Rosenberg, Minnetonka, MN

Patty Wirth, St. Paul, MN

Stephanie Shopa and Mann Hawks, Golden Valley, MN

Diane Hellekson, St. Paul, MN

Dick Goodman, Minnetonka, MN

Humbolt Loft Condominiums, Minneapolis, MN

Thomas Barry (Thomas Barry Fine Arts), Minneapolis, MN

Nigel Dalton, Wellington, New Zealand  
 
RMF Group, Ross Fefercorn, Minneapolis, MN

NINE dot ARTS, Denver, CO


TEACHING

2008-present    University of Minnesota, Department of Art, Minneapolis, MN
                         Adjunct Faculty, Painting and Drawing.

2012-2013         College of Visual Art, St. Paul, MN,
                         Adjunct Faculty, Painting and Drawing

2008-present    Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN
                         Mentor, M.F.A. Program.

2001                 Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN
                        Adjunct Faculty, Painting and Drawing

1994-2001         Gustavus Adolphus College, Art/Art History Department , St. Peter, MN
                         Visiting Assistant Professor, Painting and Drawing
 

PUBLIC LECTURES / VISITING ARTIST APPOINTMENTS  

2015       Guest Artist, MFA Graduate Critique Seminar, Minneapolis College of Art and
                Design, Mpls, MN

              Guest Artist, Adv. Painting, Photoshop for Painters, University of Minnesota,
                Department of Art, Mpls., MN

2013       External Reviewer, Senior Art Major reviews, Carleton College, Art/Art History
                Department, Northfield, MN
          
              Art Lecture, Carleton art exhibit Laura Stack: Anomalies, Carleton College,
                Art/Art History Department, Northfield, MN
           
              Guest Artist, Adv. Drawing/Painting, student critique, Carleton College,
                Art/Art History Dept., Northfield, MN          

              Art Lecture, Rosalux Gallery, Oddities and Curiosities: Laura Stack and Amy
                Toscani
, Mpls, MN  

2012       Guest Artist, Adv. Drawing/Painting, student critique, Carleton College,
                Art/Art History Dept., Northfield, MN   

              Art Lecture, Rosalux Gallery art exhibit In-Flux: Laura Stack and Valerie Jenkins,
                Minneapolis, MN  

2011        Art Lecture in conjunction with Concordia College Art Center, Float, St Paul MN

2010       Art Lecture in conjunction with Rosalux Gallery, Interior of the Exterior, Mpls., MN

2008      Art lecture in conjunction with Gallery 13, Traces, Minneapolis, MN

2007      Guest artist, student critique, Intermed. Painting, Minneapolis College of Art and
                Design, Mpls., MN

2006      Guest artist and Art lecture, Intro Painting, University of Minnesota, Department of
                Art, Mpls., MN

2002      Art lecture, Minneapolis Institute of Art, High Touch: Anne Sugnet and Laura
                Stack, Mpls., MN

2001       Art lecture in conjunction with Gustavus Adolphus College, Faculty Exhibition,
                St. Peter, MN

2000      Art lecture in conjunction with Minnesota Museum of American Art, Minnesota
                Biennial
, St. Paul, MN