CAROL EMMONS
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email: emmonsc@uwgb.edu

Selected Solo Exhibitions 1988 - present
(* indicates a new installation work; c indicates a catalog/checklist)

2006 · (TBA); Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters, Overture Center, Madison, WI [forthcoming] *
2004 · Surveying Desire XIII: Observatory; Guenzel Gallery, Peninsula Art School, Fish Creek, WI * c
____ · Surveying Desire XI: Fictions ; Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin*
2003 · Surveying Desire X: Quest ; Kiehle Gallery, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, Minnesota *
2001 · Surveying Desire VIII: Reconnaissance; Elgin Community College, Elgin, Illinois * c
2000 · The Pathology of the Heart; Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters, Madison, Wisconsin *
1997 · Prospect and Refuge: Surveying Desire; Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, Saint Joseph, Missouri * c
1995 · Mneme XXXI: Dwelling in the Plan; Percent for Art permanent installation,
______University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Architecture and Urban Planning (collaboration with
______Paul Emmons) * c
1993 · Mneme XXVII: Dolhuis [“Madhouse”]; Gastatelier Elba, Nijmegen, Netherlands *
1992 · Mneme XXV: Traum [“Dream”]; Raum 1, Düsseldorf, Germany *
1991 · Mneme XXII: Block 38 Lot 10; Walker’s Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee,
______Wisconsin (w/Paul Emmons) * c
____ · Mneme Garden; River Edge Galleries, Mishicot, Wisconsin *
1990 · Mneme XVIII: Rites of Passage; J. M. Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin * c
1988 · Mneme XIII; Madison Art Center, Madison, Wisconsin * c
____ · Mneme Monument; Cape Townsend Art Workshop, Algoma, Wisconsin *

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Selected Group Exhibitions 1988 - present

2005 · Inside Out Sculpture Festival; University of Wisconsin-Sheboygan, Sheboygan, WI *
2004 · A Decade of Art; Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters, Overture Center, Madison, WI
2003 · Paste. Nail. Weld.;  Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, WI *
2002
· Wisconsin Triennial; Madison Art Center, Madison, Wisconsin * c (also 1996, 1993, 1990, 1987, 1984)
____ · Reactions; Exit Art, New York City, New York (unjuried)
2000 · In My Library; Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin * c
____ · Elements 2000; Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Snug Harbor Cultural Center,
2000 · Staten Island, New York
1998 · Beyond the Object: Art as Public Experience; Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design,
2000
· Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1997 · ARCHItextURE; Philadelphia Arts Alliance, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (collaboration with
2000 · Paul Emmons) *
1994 · Art on the Map; Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, Illinois * c
____ · Raum 1 Ausstellung; Raum 1, Düsseldorf, Germany
1993 · History Painting; SPACES, Cleveland, Ohio *
1992 · The Invention of Childhood; J. M. Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin *
1992 · The 1.5 Show; Muranushi Lederman, New York, New York
1991 · Then and Now; Walker’s Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, Wisconsin *
1990 · Word as Image: American Art 1960-1990; Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; traveling
2000 · to Oklahoma City (Oklahoma) Art Museum and the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas c
1989 · All Over the Map; Carnegie Arts Center, Covington, Kentucky/Cincinnati, Ohio *
1988 · 8 for ’88: A Survey of Contemporary Sculpture; Sarratt Gallery, Vanderbilt University,
2000 · Nashville, Tennessee * c

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Selected Grants and Awards 1988 - present

2006 · University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Research Council Grant
______(also 2004, 2003, 2000, 1998, 1997, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1989)
2006 · University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Faculty Development Grant (also 1998, 1993)
2000 · Frankenthal Professorship, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (university-wide named professorship)
1998 · Wisconsin Arts Board Travel Fund Grant
1994 · Wisconsin Arts Board Percent for Art Commission; University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of
1994 · Architecture and Urban Planning (with Paul Emmons)
____ · University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Founders Association Award for Scholarship
1993 · University of Wisconsin System Retraining Grant (for foundry and metals training)
1991 · Wisconsin Arts Board Sculpture Fellowship
____ · Fellowship, Center for 20th Century Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (academic year)
1990 · Wisconsin Arts Board Inter-Arts Fellowship
1988 · Wisconsin Arts Board Individual Project Grant

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Selected Bibliography 1988 - present

2004 · Bellavance, Leslie. Surveying Desire XIII: Observatory. Peninsula Art School (Fish Creek, WI). 2004.
         · Article on Surveying Desire XIII. Door County Advocate (Fish Creek, WI). 8/12-18/04, p. 29.
2003 · Auer, James. Review of Paste. Nail. Weld. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 9/24/03.
         · McMullen, Jo. Interview regarding Surveying Desire X. KVSC Radio,
1994 · St. Cloud State University. 9/10/03.
         · Baxter, Annie. Interview and website feature on Surveying Desire X. Minnesota Public Radio. 8/2/03.
1994 · http://news.mpr.org/programs/wordof mouth/.
2002 · Auer, James. Review of Wisconsin Triennial. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 4/22/02.
____ · Lynch, Kevin. Review of Wisconsin Triennial. Capital Times (Madison, WI), 3/13/02, pp. 1D, 6D.
2000 · The Pathology of the Heart. Wisconsin Academy Gallery.
1996 · http://wisconsinacademy.org/gallery/emmons.html.
____ · Guequierre, Nathan. Review of In My Library. Shepherd Express (Milwaukee, WI). 9/28/00.
1999 · Fleischman, Stephen. Curator’s Choice: Excellence in the Visual Arts in Wisconsin. Wisconsin Academy
1996 · of Sciences, Arts and Letters website. (www.wisc.edu/wisacad/gallery/curators).
____ · Rajer, Anthony and Christine Style. Public Sculpture in Wisconsin. SOS! Save Outdoor Sculpture and
1996 · Fine Arts Conservation Services
, Madison, WI. p. 42, 143 (Mneme XXXI: Dwelling in the Plan).
1997 · Thorson, Alice. Review of Prospect and Refuge: Surveying Desire. Kansas City Star
19970 (Kansas City, MO). 8/15/97, p. 23.
____ · Brown, Gerard. Review of ARCHItextURE. Philadelphia Weekly (Philadelphia, PA). 7/23/97, p. 24.
____ · Rice, Robin. Review of ARCHItextURE. Philadelphia City Paper (Philadelphia, PA). 7/24-31/97, p. 22.
1996 · Korom, Joseph. Review of Mneme XXXI: Dwelling in the Plan. Art Muscle (Milwaukee, WI).
1996 · 12/95, p. 11.
1994 · Krantz, Claire Wolf. Review of Art on the Map. New Art Examiner (Chicago, IL). 9/94, pp. 43-44.
____ · Artner, Alan G. Review of Art on the Map. Chicago Tribune. 5/29/94, pp. 8-9.
____ · Berger, Philip. Review of Art on the Map. Chicago Reader. 6/17/94, p. 17.
1993 · Auer, James. Review of Wisconsin Triennial. Milwaukee Journal. 10/10/93.
____ · Article on Mneme XXVII: Dolhuis. De Gelderlander (Nijmegen, Netherlands). 7/10/93, p. STA2.
____ · Color reproduction of Mneme I. Discourse: Journal for Theoretical Studies in Media and Culture.
1996 · Indiana University Press. Winter 1992-93, cover.
1992 · Paine, Janice T. Review of The Invention of Childhood. The Milwaukee Sentinel. 9/18/92, p. 8D.
1991 · “Wisconsin Arts Board Fellowship Awards.” Prime Time Wisconsin. WHA-TV (PBS, Madison). 5/1/91.
1991 · Paine, Janice T. Review of Mneme XXII: Block 38 Lot 10. The Milwaukee Sentinel. 4/19/91, p. 22,
1996 · “Let’s Go.”
1991 · Auer, James. Review of Mneme XXII: Block 38 Lot 10. The Milwaukee Journal. 4/5/91, p. D2.
1991 · Rhem, James. Review of Wisconsin Triennial. The New Art Examiner. 3/91, pp. 38-39.
1990 · Auer, James. Review of Wisconsin Triennial. The Milwaukee Journal. 10/7/90, p. E10.
1990 · Rhem, James. Review of Wisconsin Triennial. Isthmus (Madison, Wisconsin). 9/28/90, pp. 29, 31, 42.
1990 · Paine, Janice T. Review of Wisconsin Triennial. The Milwaukee Sentinel. 9/21/90, p. 22, “Let’s Go.”
1990 · Lynch, Kevin. Review of Wisconsin Triennial. The Capital Times (Madison). 9/22-23/90, pp. 1E, 10E.
1990 · “Wisconsin Arts Board Fellowship Awards.” Prime Time Wisconsin. WHA-TV. 2/28/90.
1989 · Auer, James. Review of Wisconsin Sculpture: Look to the 1990s. The Milwaukee Journal.
1996 · 10/15/89, p. 8E.
1988 · Stockinger, Jacob. Review of Mneme XIII. The Capital Times. 12/19/88, pp. 31, 33.
1988 · Gerard, Paul. Review of Mneme XIII. Isthmus. 12/16/88, p. 34, section 2.
1988 · Knowles, Susan. Review of 8 for ’88. Art Papers (Atlanta, GA). 5-6/88, p. 49.
1988 · Brown, Patrick. Review of Directly on the Wall. Dialogue (Columbus, OH). 3-4/88, p. 34.
1988 · Hieronymous, Clara. Review of 8 for ’88. The Sunday Tennessean (Nashville, TN). 2/14/88, p. 7F.

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Selected Papers and Presentations 1988 - present

2004 · “Diagramming Art/The Art of Diagrams.” Session Co-Chair and Presenter, the College Art Association 2004 · (CAA) Annual Conference, Seattle, Washington; 2/19/04
2000 · “Getting from A to B.” Presenter, the CAA Annual Conference, New York, New York; 2/26/00
1998 · “Speaking the Language: Working with Architectural Drawings.” Presenter, Wisconsin Arts
2004 · Board/Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design “Beyond the Object: Public Art” conference, Milwaukee,
2004 · Wisconsin; 10/16/98
1996 · “Physical Nature: Form and Meaning.” Panelist at the Madison (Wisconsin) Art Center; 9/20/96
1994 · “Word as Image/Text as Voice.” Presenter, CAA Annual Conference, New York, New York; 2/18/94
1994 · “Re:Siting Memory [The Art of the Mneme Series].” Keynote address, Wisconsin Art Education
2004 ·
Association Fall Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; 10/27/94
1993 · “Social Histories*Personal Realities.” Panelist at the Madison Art Center; 11/12/93
1992 · “Mneme Theme: A Reverie.” Lecture at the Center for 20th Century Studies, UW-Milwaukee; 5/1/92
1991 · “Looking Backward: Memory, Culture, and Recent Art.” Panel organizer and Presenter at the Mid-
2004 · America College Art Association (MACAA) Annual Conference, Madison, Wisconsin; 10/18/91
1991 · “Creating in Context: Installation Art in Museums.” Presenter, the American Association of Museums
2004 · Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado; 5/22/91
1990 · “Photographs That Lie: Contrived and Altered Images.” Panel organized and paper presented at the
2004 · Midwest Society for Photographic Education Conference, Green Bay, Wisconsin; 10/5/90
1989 · “Time, Memory, and Self.” Presenter, MACAA Annual Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio; 11/1/89
1989 · “Issues in Presentation: Alternatives to the Object.” Panel organized and paper presented at the
2004 · Milwaukee (Wisconsin) Institute of Art and Design; 10/20/89
1989 · “Creativity and Technology.” Presenter, “Interactivity” (conference co-sponsored by the University of
2004 · Wisconsin-Madison and the Madison Civic Center), Madison, Wisconsin; 4/16/89
1988 · “Environmental Art and Heroism.” Presenter, MACAA Annual Conference, Kansas City, Missouri;
2004 · 10/28/88

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Education

1980 · M.F.A., Art (Painting and Sculpture); University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
1977 · B.F.A., Art (Drawing and Painting); University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
1975 · B.S., Art, Philosophy; University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (graduated with highest honors)
1973 · Art History Tutorial in 19th and 20th Century Painting; Tate Gallery, London, England;
1973 · UW-Stevens Point Semester Abroad Program (autumn semester)

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Current Position
2003 · Frankenthal Professor, Communication and the Arts (Art), University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

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Publications and Curatorship

2003 · Available on request

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© 2006 Carol Emmons