Artist Bio

Recent Shows

Hotel Andaluz – Mezzanine Gallery, Albuquerque, NM, April – June 2013.

Past Shows

Powderhorn Residents Group, Minneapolis, MN, September – December 2007.

Elk River Area Arts Alliance, “Arts in Harmony ’07,” Sherburne County Government Center, Elk River, MN, February 5 – March 30, 2007.

“Salon 100 Exhibition,” Lake Elmo Regional Art Center, Lake Elmo, MN, August 11 – September 5, 2006.

Program cover and competitor gift images, Twin Cities Open ballroom dance competition, July 2006, 2007.

“Salon 500,” Hopkins Center for the Arts, Hopkins, MN, August 12 – September 6, 2004.

Elk River Area Arts Alliance, “Arts in Harmony ’04,” Sherburne County Government Center, Elk River, MN, February 2 – March 26, 2004.

Elk River Area Arts Alliance, “Arts in Harmony ’03, Traveling Show,” Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Building, First Floor Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, April 1-30, 2003

Elk River Area Arts Alliance, “Arts in Harmony ’03,” Sherburne County Government Center, Elk River, MN, February 3 – March 28, 2003.

Visual Artist Focus Group at Springboard for the Arts, Northern Warehouse Building, St. Paul Art Crawl, St. Paul, MN, October 11-12, 2002.

“Honor and Remember One Year Later,” a show by members of Women Photographers/Visual Artists, Dunn Brothers Coffee Shop on Loring Park, Minneapolis, MN.  September 14 – October 15, 2002.

Visual Artists Focus Group, St. Paul Art Crawl, St. Paul, MN, October 12-13, 2001.

Exhibit of 20 Artists from the Visual Artists Focus Group, Minnesota State Arts Board, St. Paul, MN, April-July 2001.

“Spirit,” exhibit with Women Photographers Visual Artists (WPVA) at Borders Books, Bloomington, MN, March 1-30, 2001.

“Extremely Minnesota,” juried art show at the Robbin Gallery, Robbinsdale, MN. October-November 2000.

The Foot in the Door 2000; Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN, January 9-April 2, 2000.

“Exhibit of 16 Artists from the Visual Artist Focus Group,” Minnesota State Arts Board, St. Paul, MN, October-November, 1999.

Artists Focus Group, St. Paul Art Crawl, St. Paul, MN, October 1999.

“Self Portraits,” Women Photographers & Visual Artists (WPVA), Prairie Star Cafe, St. Paul, MN, September-October 1999.

Artists Focus Group, St. Paul Art Crawl, St. Paul, MN, April 1999.

WPVA Group Show, Dunn Brothers Coffee, Minneapolis, MN, February 1999.

Artists Focus Group, St. Paul Art Crawl, St. Paul, MN, October 1998.

“On the Edge of Our Perceptions,” Women Photographers & Visual Artists (WPVA), Espresso Royale Coffee House, Minneapolis, MN, July 1998.

“Photographs of Deaf Women of Color and Their Interpreters,” Atwood Memorial Center, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN, April-May 1998.

“Photographs of Deaf Women of Color and Their Interpreters,” The Studio, Coffman Memorial Student Union, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, March 1998.

“Photographs of Deaf Women of Color and Their Interpreters,” St. Paul Companies, St. Paul, MN, February 1998.

“The Heart of Winter,” Bohlander Arts Gallery 36, Minneapolis, MN, January-March 1998.

Elk River Area Arts Council, “Arts In Harmony 1998,” Sherburne County Government Center, Elk River, MN, January-March 1998.

Data Recognition Corporation, Minnetonka, MN, December 1997-January 1998.

Studio 125 Artists Focus Group, St. Paul Art Crawl, St. Paul, MN, October 1997.

“American Sign Language in Clay with Photographs of Deaf Women of Color and Their Interpreters,” a show edited by Helene E.R. Oppenheimer, National Conference of Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID), Long Beach, CA, August 6-7, 1997.

“Points of View,” solo show at Lutheran Brotherhood, Second Floor Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, July 1997.

“American Sign Language in Clay with Photographs of Women of Color and Their Interpreters,” a show edited by Helene E.R. Oppenheimer, Lutheran Brotherhood, Second Floor Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, February 1997.

Elk River Area Arts Council, “Arts In Harmony 1997,” Sherburne County Government Center, Elk River, MN, January-March 1997.

Studio 125 Artists Focus Group, St. Paul Art Crawl, St. Paul, MN, October 1996.

Collections

“Cat Tails,” Original print, purchased by the State of Minnesota, under Minnesota Percent for Art in Public Places, for display at Northland Community and Technical College, Thief River Falls Campus. November 2007.

Faegre & Benson LLP, Minneapolis office, Wells Fargo Center, September 2006.

Publications

“Spotlight on Photography, Sandra Colson: Hidden Within,” Wildlife Art magazine, September/October 2004, p. 86.

“Disability Culture Rap,” an experimental documentary on Disability Culture, by Jerry Smith and Cheryl Marie Wade and Advocating Change Together, Inc., contains 3 photos from “Photographs of Deaf Women of Color and Their Interpreters,” May 2000.

Northern Lights Competition 1997, Minnesota Monthly magazine, July 1997.