JULIE FARSTAD

www.juliefarstad.com

juliefarstad@gmail.com

Born:  Elmira, New York

Currently resides: Kansas City, MO

 

EDUCATION

2000  MFA in Painting, Summa Cum Laude, University of Illinois at Urbana-

           Champaign, Champaign, IL

1997  BFA in Painting, Summa Cum Laude, University of Notre Dame,

          Notre Dame, IN

1995  Marchutz School of Painting and Drawing, Aix-en-Provence, France

 

AWARDS/HONORS

2010 Review Studio Artist Residency

2010 Body of Work: New Perspectives in Figure Painting 2010, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.

2008 Faculty Grant, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO2007 Faculty Grant, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO2006 Faculty Grant, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

2004-2005 Incomplete List of Excellent Teachers, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

2003 Artist Fellowship Award, Illinois Arts Council

2000 Outstanding Teacher Award, Department of Art and Design, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

1999-2000 Incomplete List of Excellent Teachers: Based on student evaluations

1997 Emil Jaques Gold Award, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

1996 Mabel Mountain Painting Award, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014 Under the Orange Clouds, Plug Projects, KC MO

2012 Ecstasy and Dreams, Studios Inc, Kansas City, MO

2008 Paintings, South Bend Regional Museum, South Bend, IN

2007 Prairiesummerheartbreak, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

2005 Eat My Heart Out, Ricco/Maresca Gallery, New York, NY

2003 more more more!, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

2002 SUPERFLIRT, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

2001 Northeastern Illinois University Art Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013

Inner Sight/Insight: Driven to Dare, Governor's State University, University Park, IL

2011

Editions Artists Books Fair, 2011, New York, NY, represented by White Wings Press of Chicago IL

Hardcore Painting, University of Nebraska, Omaha, Omaha, NE

Emblazoned Cyphers, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

2011

Between Thee and Me,  Greenlease Gallery, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO Narrow Margins, Hand R Block Gallery, Kansas City, MO

Hardcore Painting, Greenlease Gallery, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO

2010

Body of Work: New Perspectives on Figure Painting, National Museum for Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.

Popular Culture Re-Constructed, Memorial Hall Gallery Rhode Island School of Design, Rhode Island, DE

"Tethered to My World, Contemporary Figure Painting:  Location, Chicago", The Highland Park Art Center, Chicago, IL Highly Personal, Isis Gallery, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

2008

New, Three: Kansas City Art Institute Faculty, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City, MO

IntersectionsI, Byron Cohen Gallery, Kansas City, MO

2007

Paper Now, Ispace Gallery, Chicago, IL

It’s Only Natural, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City, MO

2006

Featured Artist, Ricco/Maresca Gallery, -scope Miami 2006, Miami, FL

Collect All Four, Byron Cohen Gallery, Kansas City, MO

Oh, You Beautiful Doll, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, NY

2005

Sinister, Tarble Museum of Fine Art, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

25th Anniversary Bookplate Show, Printworks Gallery, Chicago, IL

Five Presses, Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Arvada, CO

2004

Summer Love, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

The Artist as Collector, Northern Indiana Arts Association, Munster, IN

Annual Remarkable Women Show, Peltz Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

Holiday, Big Cat Gallery, New York, NY

-scope New York 2004, Ricco/Maresca Gallery, New York, NY

A Sharp Eye: An Art Dealer’s 40 Year Journey, Evanston Art Center, IL

2003

Emergence: Women Artists in the New Millennium, Northern Indiana Arts

Association, Munster, IN

Cold Comfort, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN

Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

Luscious Too, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

2002

Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL

2001

Welcome to My Dollhouse, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

Luscious, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

Just Install It, collaboration, Arena Gallery, Chicago, IL

2000 Out of Afar(m) and Whoa! La Giaconda, set design and live video installation for Whoa! La Giaconda, Merce Cunningham Studios, New York, NY.

 

PUBLICATIONS

2014 cover image, Radar Poetry Journal. Issue 3. Summer 2014 http://www.radarpoetry.com/issue-3-toc.

2006 Oh, You Beautiful Doll, catalog, curated by Douglas F. Maxwell

2002–2004 Co-Publisher, Co-Editor, mouthtomouth magazine

2002 New American Paintings, Number 41, juror Bill Arnung, curator, MIT List Visual Arts Center

 

REVIEWS AND INTERVIEWS

March 26, 2011 Tara Kloeppell, ereview.org, Feminine Fancies

March 3, 2011 Dana Self, The Kansas City Star, Traditional Meets Modern, Fine Arts Section, p. 18

January 27, 2011 Nick Malewski, The Kansas City Star, A good ‘FIT’ at Review Studio

September 17, 2010 Janell Meador, ereview.org, Julie Farstad: Post-philosophy, A profile of a painter with many talents to choose from

September 11, 2010 Robin Dluzen, Chicagoartmagazine.com, Phyllis Bramson’s Painters at The Art Center in Highland Park

August 3, 2010 Janell Meador, Presentmagazine.com, Presenting: Julie Farstad and Peter Warren

July 30, 2010 Renee Phillips, Manhattan Arts International, http://manhattanhartherstory.blogspot.com “Women to Watch”: An Exhibition of Underrepresented Artists

June 15, 2007 Alan Artner, Chicago Tribune

October 24, 2003 Alan Artner, Chicago Tribune, section 7C, p. 29

November 7, 2003 Margaret Hawkins, Chicago Sun-Times, Weekend Plus section p. 24

November 14, 2003 Fred Camper, Chicago Reader, Section 1, p. 39

September 2003 Word for Word, interview with Maria Tomasula, mouthtomouth magazine

June 2002 Sticky, exhibition catalog, interview by Kristen Brooke Schleifer

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2012-present Associate Professor, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

2005-2012 Assistant Professor, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

2004-2005 Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL

2002-2004 Adjunct Faculty, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL

2001 Visiting Artist, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL

2000 Adjunct Faculty, Indiana University Northwest, Gary, IN

1997-2000 Graduate Instructor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,

Champaign, IL

 

 VISITING ARTIST LECTURES

2014 Artist Talk, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, KS

2010 Artist talk, Byron Cohen Gallery, Kansas City, MO

2009 Off the Couch and Into the Studio, Artist Talk for Greater Kansas City and Topeka Psychoanalytic Institute, Kansas City, MO

2006 Slide Talk series, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO2005 Kent State UniversityWayne State UniversityHerron School of Art and DesignKansas City Art Institute2004 University of Notre Dame2003 University of Miami of Ohio2003 Eastern Illinois University

2002 Northeastern Illinois University

 

PANEL DISCUSSIONS

2007-2014 Greater Kansas City and Topeka Psychoanalytic Institute Film Series

2007 HELP WANTED: Confronting the Realities of 21st Century Art Practice, Art Chicago 2007, moderated by Sarah Krepp Chicago, IL

2006 The State of Contemporary Art, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO2004 Art, Sex and Religion, -scope New York 2004, New York, NY2004 Beyond the Gallery, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL2003 Bridging the Gap between the Art World and the Public, sponsored by the llinois Art Educators Association, Klein Art Works, Chicago, IL2002 Pillow Talk: Sexuality in Contemporary Art, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL