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 Assistant Professor of Printmaking and Digital Imaging

 University of Wisconsin- Parkside


 2016-17 Racine Art Museum Fellow, Racine, Wisconsin



One & Two person Exhibitions     


          2019    (Forthcoming) Foundations Gallery at University of Wisconsin- Parkside, Kenosha, WI.

          2018     Water Works (Forthcoming), Ploch Art Gallery, Sharon Lynn Wilson Center for the Arts, Brookfield, WI.


          2017      American Dreaming (Forthcoming), Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI.


          2016      American Dreaming, Art Galleries at McHenry College, Crystal Lake, IL.


          2015      Kristen Bartel: New Works, Oberreich Gallery at University of Wisconsin, Fond du Lac, WI.


                         Kristen Bartel: Research in Lithography, Foundations Gallery University of Wisconsin- Parkside, Kenosha,


          2014      Wreak: Micro and Macrocosms, Ice Cube Gallery, RiNo District, Denver, CO


          2012      US 287, Vino Gallery, St. Louis, MO


          2011      Icons, Mysteries and the Future of Fruit Trees, Aisle 1 Gallery, St. Louis, MO


          2010      Fist-fighting Panthers with the Bird Who Couldn’t Talk, Open Lot, St. Louis, MO


          2009      Makeshift, Marbles Gallery, St. Louis, MO


          2006      Connections, The New Gallery, University of Texas, Austin



Selected Group Exhibitions (juried & invitational)

           2019      -Delta National Small Print Exhibition (Juror: Jose Carlos Diaz), Bradbury Art Museum, Arkansas State

                           University, Fayetteville, AR

                          -The Contemporary Print, Print Austin (Juror: Katherine Brodbeck), Big Medium Gallery, Austin, TX

           2018      -Watercolor Wisconsin (Juror: Gretchen Burch Beth Shadur), Racine Art Museum, Racine WI (Award)

                          -Pacific State Biennial (Juror: Helen Frederick), Campus Center Gallery University of Hawaii Hilo, Hilo, HI

                          -Southern Printmaking Biennale International VII (Juror: Aaron Coleman), Bob Owens Art Gallery at

                           University of North Georgia, Dahlonega, GA

                          -Premonition, (Invitational Portfolio, Traveling Exhibition, Juried), Mathis Gallery at University of

                           Wisconsin- Parkside, Kenosha, WI

                          -Hinternational Paper: The Birth of the Wisconsin Flatfile Project, Real Tinsel Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

           2017      -Intertwined (Curator: Jenie Gao), Promega Gallery, Madison, WI.

                          -Bradley International Print & Drawing Exhibition: (Juror: Kathryn Polk), Bradley University Gallery,

                           Peoria, IL

                          -Beyond Printmaking 5: (Juror: Patricia Villalobos Echeverría- Prize Awarded), Landmark Arts Gallery,

                           Texas Tech School of Art

                          -Racine and Vicinity, (Juror: Susan Barnett), Racine Art Museum’s Wustum, Racine, WI

                          -Hello. I Love You. I’m Sorry., (Invitational Portfolio, Traveling Exhibition, Juried)

                                    Southern Graphics International Conference, Atlanta, Georgia

                          -Monstrous, (Invitational Portfolio, Traveling Exhibition, Juried)

                                    Frogman’s Print Workshop, University of Nebraska Omaha Art Gallery

                          -Racine and Kenosha Invitational Exhibition, H. R. Johnson Gallery of Art, Carthage College, WI

    -Print Matters, Master Mimics (Invitational Portfolio, Traveling Exhibition, Juried)

                                    Miller Museum of Art, Sturgeon Bay, WI

                                    Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI

                                    Mid-America Print Council Conference 2016, Louisville, KY

                                    Artspace Collective Gallery, Oshkosh, WI


          2016     -Southern Printmaking Biennale International VII (Juror: Nick Ruth), Bob Owens Art Gallery at Univeristy of

   North Georgia, Dahlonega, GA

  -Beyond the Norm: Int’l Juried Print Exhibition (Juror: Susan Tallman), Galleries at Illinois State University

                        -MAPC Members Exhibition (Juror: Brian H. Jones), Carnegie Center for Art & Art History, New Albany, IN

                        -Works on Paper (Juror: Carter E. Foster), Long Beach Island Foundation for the Arts and Sciences, NJ

                        -Four Rivers Biennial (Juror: David Jones- Third Place Prize), Carbondale Community Arts, Carbondale, IL

                        -37th Annual Paper In Particular Nat’l Exhibition (Juror: Takuji Hamanaka), Sidney Larson Gallery

                         at Columbia College, Columbia, MO

                        - Unfolding: Holding a Course (Invitational Portfolio, Traveling Exhibition, Juried)
                                   University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK
                                   University of Wisconsin- Stout, Menomonie, WI

                                   University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY

                        -8th International Printmaking Biennial Douro, Alijo Municipal Museum, Douro Portugal

                        -Automic (Juror: Adam Finkleston and James Meara), Small Engine Gallery, Albuquerque, NM.

                        -The Contemporary Print (Juror: Mary Heathcott), O2 Gallery/Print Austin 2016, Austin, TX


          2015     -Print Work 2015, Artist’s Image Resource (Juror: Dan Byers), Pittsburg, PA

                        -The Contemporary Print, New Bohemian Gallery (Juror: Martin Nelson), Brainerd, NE

                        -National Printmaking Exhibition 2015 (Juror: Gordon Sherman), Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KS

                        -The Butterfly Effect (Invitational Portfolio, Traveling Exhibition, Juried)
                                    Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
                                    St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY
                                    University of Wisconsin- Stout, Menomonie, WI
                                    California College of the Arts, Hamaguchi Study Print Collection, Meyer Library, Oakland, CA
                                    Plymouth State University, Lamson Library, Plymouth, NH
                                    Wichita State University, School of Art Design, Print Media Collection, Wichita, KS

                        -Flatheads, Flatbed Press and Gallery (Curator: Annalise Grovovich), Austin, TX

                        -Watercolor Wisconsin, Wustum Museum of Art (Juror: Scott Ashley and Byron Roche), Racine, WI

                        -Southern Graphics International Exhibition (Juror: Ruth Weisberg),

   Traveling Exhibition 2015-2018 National, 2018-2020 International:
    Emporium Arts Center, Knoxville, TN (In conjunction with SGCI conference: SHERE)
    Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, Lillian David Hogan Gallery, Winona, MN, 2015
    Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, 2015
    Georgia Southern University, Contemporary Gallery: Center for Art, Statesboro, GA 2016  

                                     Other Exhibition locations TBA   

                        -Faculty Exhibition, Foundations Gallery at University of Wisconsin- Parkside, Kenosha, WI


          2014     -Print and Drawing Invitational, Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Gallery (Curator: Christine Holtz), St. Charles

                        -A Community in Miniature, Colorado State University Drawing Festival (Curator: Laura Truitt), Fort Collins

                        -Bloom, Usable Space (Curator: Tom Berenz), Milwaukee, WI

                        -University of Wyoming Faculty Exhibition, University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, WY


          2013     -5x5, Ice Cube Gallery, RiNo District, Denver, CO

                        -Process and Place: University of Wyoming Art Faculty, Nicolaysen Art Museum, Casper, WY

                        -Multi Cultural Expressions of Faith, Xavier University Art Gallery, Cincinnati, OH  

                        -Hive, SPORE Gallery, collaborative Installation at Missouri State Capital Building, Columbia, MO

                        -Faculty Exhibition, Student Center Gallery-Front Range Community College, Fort Collins, CO


          2012     -Faculty Exhibition, Visual Arts Gallery-University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY

                        -Colorado Higher Education Exhibition, Colorado State Capitol Building, Denver, CO

                        -Artcrank St. Louis, Artcrank at Handlebar, benefit for STL Bikeworks, St. Louis, MO

                        -Show Me Your Tax Bracket, Aisle 1 Gallery, St. Louis, MO

                        -FRESH: A Print Show, Art Dimensions Gallery, St. Louis, MO


          2011     -Going Solar, St. Louis Artist’s Guild Gallery (Curator: Dan Weldon) Best in Show Award, St. Louis, MO


          2010     -Snap to Grid, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA

                        -Faculty Exhibition, Performing Art Building Gallery-St. Charles Community College, St. Charles, MO


          2010     -Autumn Showcase, Art Dimensions Gallery, St. Louis, MO 

                        -Southern Printmaking Biennial V, Bob Owens Fine Arts Gallery (Juror: Matt Reholtz)  S, GA

                        -Art at the X, Xavier State University Cohen Center Art Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

                        -13 Plagues, Koken Art Factory, St. Louis, MO

                        -Summer Showcase, Art Dimensions Gallery, St. Louis, MO

                        -BLINK, Art St. Louis Gallery, St. Louis, MO

                        -JAC Annual Exhibition, Jacoby Art Center, Alton, IL

                        -Student Success Show, Morris University Center Gallery-Southern Illinois University, Purchase Award


           2009    -The Exhibition, Art St. Louis Gallery, St. Louis, MO

                        -Use Your Left Hand, The Underscene Art Space (Curator: Katherine Perryman), Chicago, IL

                        -Small Works Exhibition, Jacoby Arts Center, Alton, IL

                        -Los Angeles Printmaking Society 20th National Exhibition, L.A. Municipal Art Galley, CA

                        -Southern Illinois Open, Mitchell Museum, Mt. Vernon, IL

                        -JAC Annual Exhibition, Jacoby Art Center, Alton, IL

                        -Student Success Show, Morris University Center Gallery-Southern Illinois University, Purchase Award

                        -NAGAS, Katherine E Nash Gallery-University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

                        -Graduate Exhibition, New Wagner Gallery-Southern Illinois University, Best in Show Award

                        -24th Annual International, Cowan Arts Center Meadows Gallery-University of Texas Tyler, TX

                        -On the Wall and In the Round, Edwardsville Art Center, invitational, Edwardsville, IL

                        -Fragile Bodies, Visual Arts Department Galleries-Northern Kentucky University, KY


          2008     -Flatfiles Artists, Contemporary Museum of Art -St. Louis, 2008-2012, St. Louis, MO

                        -Salt City Dozen 2008, Syracuse University Art Galleries, Syracuse, NY

                        -New Prints, Old Tricks, Armstrong Atlantic State University Art Gallery, Savannah, GA

                        -Continuum, International Digital Art & Media Association-Savannah College of Art and Design, GA

                        -Student Success Show, Morris University Center Gallery-Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville

                        -Graduate Exhibition, New Wagner Gallery-Southern Illinois University, Printmaking Award


          2007     -Print Release, Fort Gondo Gallery, St Louis, MO

                        -Senior Show, Creative Research Laboratory-University of Texas, Austin TX


          2006     -East Austin Studio Tour, Flatbed Press, Austin, TX

                       -Blowout Print Show, Hideout Gallery, Austin, TX

                       -799 ft, Performing Arts Center-University of Texas, Austin, TX


          2005    -Artists and Future Art Educators, Creative Research Lab-University of Texas, Austin, TX


          2004    -Electricity and Me, Gallery Lombardi, Austin, TX




       2016      Mad Deer Press, The Artery, Fort Collins, CO


       2016      Cow House Studios, Art Educator Residency, Enniscorthy, Ireland


       2015      St. Michael’s Printshop, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada 


       2014      Brush Creek Foundations for the Arts, Saratoga, WY


       2009      Penland School of Craft, NC


       2009      Hole Editions, Newcastle Upon-Tyne, United Kingdom




Portfolio Exchanges


       2017     Hello. I Love You. I’m Sorry, Organizer: Terri Dilling

       2016     Unfolding, Holding a Course, Organizer: Fawn Antecio of Songline Press

       2016     Prints Matter, Master Mimics, Organizer: William Greider/Huey Peckerhead

       2016     Monstrous Portfolio Exchange, Organizer: Laura Grossett of Mad Deer Press

       2015     Premonition, Organizer: Chris Blume of Flatiron Press

                     University of Iowa, University of Colorado Boulder, Northern Illinois University and University of Wisconsin

       2015     Butterfly Effect, Organizer: Fawn Antecio of Songline Press




Racine Art Museum, Racine WI

Miller Art Museum, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

California College for the Arts Hamaguchi Study Print Collection

Wichita State University Print-Media Collection

Alijo Municipal Museum Print Archives, Duoro Portugal

Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw State University, SGCI Archives, Kennesaw, GA

Southern Illinois University-Student Success Center, Edwardsville, IL

Syracuse University, Print Archives, Syracuse, NY

Penland School of Craft, Print Archive, Penland, NC

Southern Illinois University, Print Archive, Edwardsville, IL

Drive by Press, Traveling Print Archive, Austin, TX 




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