EDUCATION

• UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA – Vermillion, South Dakota

   MFA - 2007

   Area of Concentration: Painting

 

• UNIVERSITY OF CANTERBURY – Christchurch, New Zealand

   Postgraduate research - 2001

   Areas of Concentration: Art Theory, Painting

 

•  UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA – Tucson, Arizona

   MA Degree - 2000

   Area of Study: Art Theory and Art Education


•  SAINT OLAF COLLEGE – Northfield, Minnesota

   BA Degree - 1997

   Double major: biology, painting    

   Term Abroad: Curtin University Perth, Australia 1996


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
-  Professional Artist   1996 - present
-  Gallery Director - Ipso Gallery   2008 - present
-  Assistant Professor of Visual Art - South Dakota State University   
2002 - present
-  Visual Arts Advisory Board, Exhibitions Committee Chair Washington Pavilion Visual Arts Center  2007 - 2010
-  Adjunct Professor - Dakota State University  2002-2007
-  Adjunct Professor  - University of Sioux Falls  2006 
-  Graduate Teaching Assistant - University of South Dakota  2004 - 2007
-  Graduate Teaching Assistant - University of Arizona  1998 - 2000

SELECT EXHIBITIONS

SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

(forthcoming) Conduit, Washington Pavilion Visual Arts Center, Sioux Falls, SD  2011

Recent works by Liz Bashore and Bruce Preheim, South Dakota Art Museum, Brookings, SD 2008

Arch and Wry: Recent works by Liz Bashore and Mary Groth, Nuance Gallery, Beresford, SD 2008

MFA Thesis Exhibition, University of South Dakota Main Gallery, Vermillion, SD  2007

Rural Funk, Fresh Produce, Brandon, SD  2005

Space and Containment, Koch Hazard Architects, Sioux Falls, SD  2005

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

P3, Washington Pavilion Visual Arts Center, Sioux Falls, SD   2010

Offhand: Postgraduate Invitational, Rotunda Gallery, University of Lincoln, NE   2010

Switchboard, Ipso Gallery   2009

Timepiece, Ipso Gallery   2010

Board of Regents Faculty Exhibition, Pierre, SD  2007 - 2009

Briar Cliff Review Exhibition, Sioux City, IA  2007

University Collective Exhibition, University Center campus, Sioux Falls, SD  2006

Stillwell Exhibition, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD  2005 - 2007

Endless Possibilities, Governor’s Biennial Art Exhibition  2005-2006

Faculty Exhibition, Ritz Gallery, Brookings, SD  2002 - 2010

PAIN-01, Painters Collective Exhibition, Christchurch, New Zealand  2001

STOP RED, School of Fine Arts Gallery, University of Canterbury, New Zealand  2001

Alumni Exhibition, Steensland Gallery, Saint Olaf College, Northfield, MN  1997

 

SELECT COLLECTIONS

Avera McKennan Medical Center - Avera Cancer Institute, Sioux Falls, SD

Avera McKennan Medical Center – Doherty Hospice Facility, Sioux Falls, SD

Sanford Medical Center – Neurological Research Center, Sioux Falls, SD

Howalt/McDonald Insurance, Sioux Falls, SD

University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD

University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

Saint Olaf College, Northfield, MN

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