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Education:
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Painting MFA 1980
The University of North Dakota Studio Art MA 1972
Minnesota State University-Moorhead Art BS 1970

 

Selected Professional Achievements and Honors:
1995 to Present Who's Who in America, Marquis Publishing, New Providence, NJ
1993 to Present Who's Who in American Art, R. R. Bowker Publishing, Oldsmar, FL
2010-2011 "Juror's Choice", Endless Visions: The 4th Biennial South Dakota Governor's Exhibition, Shown at 6 locations across the state.
1991 Nominated for "Awards in the Visual Arts", Southeast Center for Contemporary Art,Winston Salem, NC, 1991. (One of fifty artists nominated in a region that includes North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, Idaho, Nevada, Northern California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska.)
1985 "Merit Award: Wall Relief", ARTQUEST '85, National Juried Show.
1984 "Honorable Mention", 25th Midwestern Invitational, Rourke Gallery and Museum, Moorhead, MN. June-August, 1984.
1984 "Cash Award", Joslyn Biennial, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE. 1984.
1983 "Best Painting Award", Sioux City Fall Biennial, Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA. December, 1983.
1978 "Jury Purchase Award", 1st Wisconsin Biennale, Madison Art Center, Madison, WI. May-July, 1978.
1978 "1st Place and Purchase Award", 19th Red River Annual, Plains Art Museum, Moorhead, MN. January-February, 1978.
1978 "Honorable Mention", Wisconsin '78, University Art Galleries, University of Wisconsin-Stephens Point, 1978
1972 "3rd Place", 13th Red River Annual, Plains Art Museum, Moorhead, MN., 1972.

 

Selected Professional Activities:
Exhibiting Artist Gallery Lecture, “New Work” Bede Gallery, Mount Marty College, Yankton, SD, November, 2007.
Exhibiting Artist Gallery Lecture, University of Sioux Falls, Sioux Falls, SD, March 18, 2005
Exhibiting Artist Gallery Lecture, Minnesota West Community College, Worthington, MN, September 14, 2004.
Commissioned Assemblage/Construction, Dordt College, Campus Center, Sioux Center, Iowa, September, 2003.
Exhibiting Artist Gallery Lecture, South Dakota Art Museum, Brookings, SD, September 18, 2003.
Visiting Artist, Tianjin Art Academy, Tianjin, Peoples Republic of China, October 31 - November 19, 2001.
Visiting Artist, Tangshan Teachers College, Tangshan, Peoples Republic of China, November 9, 2001.
Visiting Artist, Shinhuangdao Oil Painters Club, Shinhuangdao, Peoples Republic of China, November 10, 2001.

Commisioned Mural, "Lewis and Clark in Southeast South Dakota, 1804", W. H. Over Museum, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD. Dedicated on August 25, 2001.

Visiting Artist Lecture, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO, November, 1998.

Visiting Artist Lecture, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, November 1998.

Juror, "Iowa Artist's Guild Exhibition", Art Gallery, Westmar College, Lemars, IA,  March, 1996.

Visiting Artist Workshop, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD, April, 1993.

Visiting Artist Lecture, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT, February, 1993.

Visiting Artist Lecture, The Holter Museum, Helena, MT, February 15, 1993.

Visiting Artist Lecture, The University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR, October, 1992.

Visiting Artist Lecture, Sculpture Department, Virginia Comonwealth University, Richmond, VA, September 21, 1992.

Visiting Artist Lecture, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA, September 17-18, 1992.

Visiting Artist Lecture, Mount Vernon Nazarene College, Mount Vernon, OH, November 5, 1990.

Visiting Artist Gallery Discussion, Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, IL, November 2, 1990.

Panelist, "Away from the Centers", Panel Discussion in Conjunction with "Midlands Invitational 1990: Painting and Sculpture", Joslyn Museum of Art, Omaha, NE September 15, 1990.

 

Selected Publications:
Catalogue: “Endless Visions – The 4th Governor’s Biennial Juried Art Exhibition”, The Dahl Art Center, Rapid City, SD and other locations around the state. 2010.
Catalogue: “Endless Imagination – The 3rd Governor’s Biennial Juried Art Exhibition”, The Dahl Art Center, Rapid City, SD and other locations around the state. 2008.
“The Next Resolution in Art (Art Dog-ma No. 6)”, Poem/Diatribe by Jeff Freeman, published in Paddlefish: A Literary Review, edited by Professor Jim Reese, Mount Marty College. 2009.
Catalogue: “On Alexander the Great - The 48th Midwestern Artists National Invitational Exhibition”, Rourke Art Gallery and Museum, Moorhead, MN, June 18 - August 30, 2008.
Catalogue: “Endless Possibilities – The Governor’s 2nd Biennial Juried Art Exhibition”, The Dahl Art Center, Rapid City, SD and other locations around the state. 2006.
Catalogue: “P3: Painters, Poets, Pavilion Number II”, Invitational Exhibition, Sioux Falls Visual Art Center, Sioux Falls Washington Pavilion, Sioux Falls, SD. December, 2009 to March, 2010.
Catalogue: “Disguises, Trophies, Roadmaps and the Assorted Odd Narrative: Recent Work by Jeff Freeman,” The University of South Dakota Art Galleries, 2007.
Article:   Northern Art:  The Journal of The Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts, Tianjin, People’s Republic of China, 2002, No. 1, Page 84.
Article: “My Art View”, Chinese Oil Painting Magazine, Tianjin, People’s Republic of China, 2002, No. 4, Pages 29-30
Catalogue: "Midlands Invitational 1990: Paintings and Sculpture", Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE, 1990.
Catalogue, "High Visibility 1990", Arts Midwest - NEA, Minneapolis, MN, 1990.
Catalogue, "Jeff Freeman: Constructions", University of South Dakota Art Galleries, Vermillion, SD.  1990.
Color Reproduction of Artwork, "An Illustrated History of the Arts in South Dakota" by Arthur Huseboe, The Center for Western Studies, Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD  1989.
Catalogue, "Art for a New Century", Sioux Falls Civic Arts Center, Sioux Falls, SD and South Dakota Art Museum, Brookings, SD  1989.
Catalogue, "South Dakota Selects", Dahl Fine Arts Center, Rapid City, SD  1988.
Catalogue, "The Painting as Artifact - Works by Jeff Freeman, David McCullough, and Warren Rosser”, Published by Sioux City Art Center, 1986. 
Artwork Reproduced, "University of North Dakota College of Education Record", February, 1971, Vol. LVI, No. 5.

 

Selected Exhibitions:
2011: "Remains of the Day", An Exhibition, the result of "Seize the Day": A Gallery/Studio event featuring 28 artists creating a work apeice in a 10 hour continuous session in one day; Sioux Falls Visual art Center, Sioux Falls, SD.; Sioux Falls Visual Art Center, Sioux Falls, SD. October 1 - December 7, 2011
2011: "Take the Day": A Gallery/Studio event featuring 28 artists creating a work in a 10 hour continuous session in one day; Sioux Falls Visual art Center, Sioux Falls, SD. October 1, 2011.
2011: “52nd Midwestern Artists National Invitational Exhibition”, Rourke Art Gallery and Museum, Moorhead, MN, June 18 - August 30, 2011.
2010-2011: "Endless Visions: The Governor's 4th Biennial Juried Art Exhibition", Shown in several locations around the state throught the years 2010-2011.
2010: "Take the Day": A Gallery/Studio event featuring 26 artists creating a work in a 10 hour continuous session in one day; Sioux Falls Visual art Center, Sioux Falls, SD. November 13, 2010.
2010:

“The Remains of the Day”, Exhibition of works done by artists during the “Take the Day” Event, Sioux Falls Visual Art Center, Sioux Falls Washington Pavilion, Sioux Falls, SD. November 13 – January 16, 2011.

2010: “Abstraction 100: Abstract Art in the Southern Red River Valley”, Center for the Arts Gallery, Minnesota State University-Moorhead, August 16 – September 22, 2010.
2010: “51st Midwestern Artists National Invitational Exhibition”, Rourke Art Gallery and Museum, Moorhead, MN, June 18 - August 30, 2010.
2009-2010: “P3: Painters, Poets, Pavilion Number II”, Invitational Exhibition, Sioux Falls Visual Art Center, Sioux Falls Washington Pavilion, Sioux Falls, SD. December, 2009 to February, 2010.
2009:

“South Dakota College Art Association Faculty Exhibition,” Eide-Dalrymple Gallery, Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD. October, 2009.

2009: “P3: Painters, Poets, Pavilion”, Invitational Exhibition, Sioux Falls Visual Art Center, Sioux Falls Washington Pavilion, Sioux Falls, SD. December, 2008 to March, 2009.
2009: “Selections From The Permanent Collection: Staff Favorites”, Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA. June 13 to August 22, 2009.
2008-2009: “Endless Horizons – The Governor’s 3rd Annual Juried Art Exhibition”, Shown in several locations around the state throughout the year. 2008-2009.
2008: “48th Midwestern Artists National Invitational Exhibition”, Rourke Art Gallery and Museum, Moorhead, MN, June 18 - August 30, 2008.
2007:

“New Work”, Bede Gallery, Mount Marty College, Yankton, SD, November, 2007.

2007: “South Dakota College Art Association Faculty Exhibition”, Northern State University Art Galleries, Northern State University, Aberdeen, SD, October 1-26, 2007.
2007: “Disguises, Trophies, Roadmaps and the Occasional Odd Narrative”, A Sabbatical Exhibition, September 12 – October 2, 2007, University Art Galleries, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD.
2007: “47th Midwestern Artists National Invitational Exhibition”, Rourke Art Gallery and Museum, Moorhead, MN, June 18 to September 9, 2007.
2007: “South Dakota College and University Art Faculty Exhibition”, South Dakota Art Museum,
                Brookings, SD, April –June, 2007.
2007: “South Dakota College and University Art Faculty Exhibition”, The Journey Art Museum, Mitchell, SD, September-October, 2007.
2006: “46th Midwestern Artists National Invitational Exhibition”, Rourke Art Gallery and Museum, Moorhead, MN, June 18 - August 30, 2006.
2006: “Endless Possibilities – The Governor’s 2nd Biennial Juried Art Exhibition”, Shown in several locations around the state in the year 2006.
2006: “Dreams of the Mystic Knights of the Carnival Grotesque: Works by John Banasiak and Jeff Freeman", Nuance Gallery, Beresford, SD. March, 2006.
2006: “The University of South Dakota Art Department Faculty Exhibition”, University Art Galleries, Vermillion, SD. January, 2006.
2006: “South Dakota College Art Association Faculty Exhibition”, University Art Galleries, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD. September, 2006.
2005: “45th Midwestern Artists Invitational Exhibition”, Rourke Art Gallery and Museum, Moorhead, MN, June 18 - August 30, 2005.
2005: “A Different Side of the Collection: Abstract Paintings from the Plains Art Museum”, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND. July 21 - September 25, 2005.
2005: “Solo Exhibition”, Sioux Falls University, Sioux Falls, SD. April, 2005.
2004: “Solo Exhibition,” Minnesota West Community College, Worthington, MN, September 8 - 30, 2004.
2004: “Solo Exhibition,” Bede Gallery, Mount Marty College, Yankton, SD. April, 2004.
2003: "Cul de Sacs", Solo Exhibition, South Dakota Art Museum, Brookings, SD; July 4 -November 1, 2003.
2003: "Solo Exhibition," Dordt College Gallery, Dordt College, Sioux Center, Iowa, October-November, 2003.
2003: “Solo Exhibition,” Tianjin Art Academy, Contemporary College of Fine Art Gallery, May 2003.
2001: "Solo Exhibition," Peru State College, Peru, Nebraska, October, 2001.
2001: "41st Midwestern Artists Invitational Exhibition", Rourke Gallery, Moorhead, MN, June - August 30, 2001.
2001: "Sioux City and Vicinity Juried Exhibition", Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA. July-September,2001.
2001: "Printed and Painted", Gallery 72, Omaha, NE. February 9-30, 2001.
2001: "Eclecticism: Works by Jeff Freeman", University Art Galleries, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD. January 10-30, 2001.
1999: "Eclecticism: Works by Jeff Freeman", Bede Art Gallery, Mount Marty College, Yankton, SD. October, 1999.
1999: "Sioux City Annual Regional Juried Exhibition", Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA. January, 1999.
1999: "Solo Show", Pegasus Gallery, Dordt College, Sioux Center, IA, November, 1999.
1998: "Jeff Freeman: Constructions and Small Paintings", Gus Lucky Gallery, Minneapolis, MN January 3-February 2, 1998
1998: "Space, Form, and Substance", Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA. October 21-December 27, 1998.
1998: "Works from the Permanent Collection", Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND. October-December, 1998.
1998: "38th Midwest Artists Invitational Exhibition", Rourke Gallery, Moorhead, MN. Jue 18-August 30, 1998.
1997: "Mixed Medium Works: From the Collection", South Dakota Art Museum, Brookings, SD. March 1-April 13, 1997.
1997: "University of South Dakota Faculty and Graduate Student Exhibition", Museum der Stadt Ratingen, Ratingen, Germany, September-November, 1997.
1996: "South Dakota Colege Art Faculty Exhibition", The New Gallery, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD. January, 1996.
1995: "South Dakota Colege Art Faculty Exhibition", South Dakota Art Museum, Brookings, SD. October 6-December 15, 1995.
1994: "After the Holidays: Small Works by Gallery Artists", Thimmesh Gallery, Minneapolis, MN. January 15-February 18, 1994.
1994: "South Dakota Colege Art Faculty Exhibition", The New Gallery, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD. January, 1994.
1993: "Solo Show", Northfield Gallery, Northfield, MN. September, 1993.
1993: "Solo Show", Nordstrand Gallery, Wayne State College, Wayne, NE. March 1-26, 1993
1993: "Solo Show", The New Gallery, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD. March, 1993.
1993: "Solo Show", Thimmesh Gallery, Minneapolis, MN. December 19, 1992-January 22, 1993.
1993: "Chicago Art Expo", Thimmesh Gallery, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL. May, 1993.
1992: "Solo Show", University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR. October-November, 1992.
1992: "Group Show", Thimmesh Gallery, Minneapolis, MN. June 18-August 31, 1992.
1992: "South Dakota Sculpture Invitational", The New Gallery, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD. April-May, 1992.
1992: "South Dakota Sculpture Invitational", Isaac Lincoln Gallery, Northern Sate University, Aberdeen, SD. February-March, 1992.
1991: "Off the Wall", Group Show, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, NE. October-November, 1991.
1991: "South Dakota Colege Art Faculty Exhibition", South Dakota Art Museum, Brookings, SD. September 29-November 10, 1991.
1991: "Summer Arts XVI", University Art Galleries, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD. July 5-31, 1991.
1990: "Solo Show", Mount Vernon Nazarene College, Mount Vernon, OH. November 5-December 18, 1990.
1990: "Solo Show", Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, IL. October 12-November 2, 1990.
1990: "Solo Show", University Art Galleries, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD. September, 1990.
1990: "Perceptions, Group Show, Gallery 72, Omaha, NE. September-October, 1990.
1990: Midlands Invitational 1990: Painting and Sculpture", Joslyn Museum of Art, Omaha, NE. September 14-November 5, 1990. (One of sixteen artists selected from a seven state area including Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, South Dakota, Missouri, Wyoming, and Colorado.)
1990: "31st Midwest Artists Invitational Exhibition", Rourke Gallery, Moorhead, MN. June 18-September 30, 1990.
1989: "Art for a New Century", South Dakota Art Museum, Brookings, SD and Sioux Falls Civic Fine Arts Center, Sioux Falls, SD,  October 29 – December 10, 1989.
1989: "Out of Bounds", University of Nebraska-Lincoln Art Department Gallery, Richards Hall, Lincoln, NE  January 20 – February 16, 1989.
1988: “Midwest Visions: Constructed Realities", Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE  September 1988 - January 1989.  (One of nine artists from a seven state area including South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, Wyoming, Missouri, Kansas and            Minnesota.)
1988: "One-Man Show", Ruddell Gallery, Black Hills State College, Spearfish, SD, September 19 - October 17, 1988.
1988:

"South Dakota Selects", Works by South Dakota Arts Council Grant Recipients, Dahl Fine Arts Center, Rapid City, SD  September - October, 1988.

1988: "One-Man Show", Gallery 72, Omaha, NE, October 1988.
1988: "Less is More, Big is Better", Group Show, Gallery 72, Omaha, NE  June 15 - August 15, 1988.
1988: "The Sioux City Art Center Fiftieth Anniversary Exhibition and Auction", Sioux City Art Center,
                Sioux City, IA   April, 1988.
1987: "Contemporary South Dakota Artists", Isaac Lincoln Gallery, Northern State College, Aberdeen,
                SD, December 1-30, 1987
1987: “Contemporary South Dakota Artists”, Sioux Falls Civic Fine Arts Center, Sioux Falls, SD , April 28 - May 30, 1987.
1987: "One-Man Show", Gallery 306, Sioux Falls, SD, October 1987.
1986: "The Painting as Artifact: Paintings by Jeff Freeman, David McCullough, and Warren Rosser", Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA. September 14-November 2, 1986.

Teaching:
The University of South Dakota Professor of Art 1980 to 2011
University of Wisconsin-Madison Graduate Teaching Assistant 1978-1980
Minnesota State University-Moorhead Adjunct Professor 1973-1975
Central Cass Public Schools Faculty-Adult Education 1973-1974
Moorhead Public Schools Substitute Teacher 1973
University of North Dakota Graduate Teaching Assistant 1970-1972

 

Classes Taught:

Undergraduate Painting I through VI, Undergraduate Painting Special Problems, Graduate Painting, Drawing I and II, Drawing IV, Design I and II, Design III: Color Studies

Graduate and Undergraduate Seminars: Current Issues and Criticism, Professional Preparation.

 

Grants and Honors:
University of South Dakota Faculty Research Grant, University Research Council 2002
University of South Dakota Faculty Research Grant, University Research Council 2000
University of South Dakota Faculty Research Grant, University Research Council 1996
National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, D.C. 1991
Arts Midwest-National Endowment for the Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota 1990
South Dakota Arts Council Visual Artist Fellowship 1989
University of South Dakota Bush Foundation Faculty Development Grant 1988
University of South Dakota Faculty Research Grant, University Research Council 1992
University of South Dakota Faculty Research Grant, University Research Council 1986

 

Public and Corporate Collections:
The Joslyn Museum of Art, Omaha, Nebraska
Tianjin Art Academy, Tianjin, People’s Republic of China
Quality Telemarketing, Vermillion, South Dakota
The W. H. Over Museum, Vermillion, South Dakota
The Donaghey Foundation, Little Rock, Arkansas
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, Arkansas
The Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska
Legrand and Company, Sioux City, Iowa
Klinger Corporation, Sioux City, Iowa
South Dakota Art Museum, Brookings, South Dakota
Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, Iowa
Plains Art Museum, Fargo, North Dakota
North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, North Dakota
Madison Art Center, Madison, Wisconsin
Comstock Memorial Union, Moorhead State University, Moorhead, Minnesota
University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota
Norwest Bank, Moorhead, Minnesota
Norwest Bank, Grafton, North Dakota

 

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