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Elise Nyenhuis
enyenhuis@nwphs.org

Education:
BA in Art Education, Minor in French, Bethel University, St. Paul, MN.

Residencies:
Artist-In-Residence, Minnesota Children’s Museum, St. Paul, MN 2015.       Artist-in-Residence, Dia Vivo Escuela de Arte, Dominican Republic 2014.

Awards:
Best in Show, Future of Energy, 350 Pensacola, Pensacola, FL 2016.   
Juror’s Award, Raspberry Monday, Bethel University, St. Paul, MN 2015.
First Place, In the Beginning, Trinity School at River Ridge, Eagan, MN 2015.     Best in Show, Annual Juried Exhibition, 410 Gallery, Mankato, MN 2015.            
Art Performance Scholarship, Bethel University, St. Paul, MN 2014.

Selected Exhibitions:
2017
       
Solo Exhibition, Story and Gold, Terasses des Artes, Millau, France.
       
Solo Exhibition, It Falls Apart, Inver Hills Gallery, Inver Hills, MN.
       
Performance, Communion Body, Red Stag Supper Club, Minneapolis, MN.                             This Machine, Curated by Sally Rousse and Jess Kiel-Wornson
2016
      
Future of Energy, 350 Pensacola, Pensacola, FL.
                Juried by Carrie Fonder, Jordan Yee, Greg Saunders, Brianna Sharpe,                                 Jim Jipson, Thomas Asmuth, and Nick Croghan

2015  
       Solo Exhibition, Pareidolia, 2471 Fairview Ave N, Roseville, MN.
      Duo Exhibition, Nature Walk, Johnson Gallery, Bethel University, St. Paul, MN.                                                   (with encaustic painter, Riley Naylor)
       Ambivalent Histories, Thorp Building, Minneapolis, MN.
       Raspberry Monday, Johnson Gallery, Bethel University, St. Paul, MN.
                Juried by Caroline Kent, Co-Founder of Bindery Projects Gallery
       In the Beginning, Trinity School at River Ridge, Eagan, MN.
                Juried by Greg Wolfe    
       Birds and the Bees, Nave Gallery, Somerville, MA.
                Juried by Annie Silverman
      Annual Juried Exhibition, 410 Gallery, Mankato, MN.
                Juried by Keren Kroul
     20/15/10, Johnson Gallery, Bethel University, St. Paul, MN.
    
2014  
          
Male/Man, Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA.
           Something From the Summer Show, Bethel University, St. Paul, MN.                            Raspberry Monday, Johnson Gallery, Bethel University, St. Paul, MN.                            Juried by Betsy Carpenter, Curator at Walker Art Museum                               Pancakes and Booze, The Loft, Minneapolis, MN.

2013   Raspberry Monday, Johnson Gallery, Bethel University, St. Paul, MN.                          Juried by Nate Young, Co-Founder of Bindery Projects Gallery


Employment:
Art Teacher at Northwest Passage High School, Coon Rapids, MN 2015-2017.
Gallery Intern to Silverwood Park and Gallery, New Brighton, MN 2015.
Gallery Assistant to Jean Shin, Links, Johnson Gallery, St. Paul, MN 2015.
Art Teacher at Dia Vivo Escuela de Arte, La Romana, Dominican Republic, 2014.
Teaching Assistant to Amanda Hamilton, Painting Professor, 2013-2014.
Teaching Assistant to Katharine Churchill, Art Education Professor, 2014.
Art Teacher at MVED High School, St. Peter, Minnesota, 2012-2013.

Lectures and Presentations:
MAAP Conference, "Art in STEAM Project-Based Learning", 2017
MAAP Conference, "Performance Art in the Classroom", 2016

Press:
Joel Starkey, Elise Nyenhuis at Inver Hills Gallery, Inver Hills News, April 4th, 2017.

Caroline Palmer, Reflections 2/17-2/21: "Not a Moment Too Soon", "The Felt Room", and "This Machine", Big Dance Town Blog Twin Cities, 2017.

Children's Museum of Minnesota, Interview with Visiting Artist Elise Nyenhuis, 2015.

Joe Steck, Elise Nyenhuis Named Best in Show in 410 Project Juried Show, Mankato Times, February 24th, 2015.

Taylor McElree, “Artist Isn’t Afraid to Take a Little Heat in the Name of Sculpture”, Clarion Dec. 7th, 2014.

 

 

 
 
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