MARY CATHERINE SOLBERG                                        

608 792 7921                                                                                     STUDIO: Casket Arts Building #109

6290 Riverview Terrace NE                                                                              681 17th Ave, NE

 Fridley, MN 55432                                                                                             Minneapolis, MN

              

Bold, iconic figurative work inspired by religious iconography, the masters, vintage

postcards and circus sideshow banners.   

 

EDUCATION

Viterbo University, La Crosse, WI  - Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graduated Magna Cum Laude June, 1993         

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Aug 2018             “Mississippi Icons”, Great River center for the Arts, Little Falls, MN

June 2018            “Surface Depth”, One Division Art, Buffalo, MN

Jan 2018              “Water Portraits”, MN Marine Art Museum, Winona, MN

Jul 2017                Swim Girl Show Historic Boat Works Building, Wayzata, MN

Jan 2015               "Arcadia”, Pump House Regional Arts La Crosse, WI             

Aug 2014              “Visual Curiosities”, Gallery 113, La Crosse, WI (2 person show) 

Nov 2013              St. Mary’s University, Winona, MN

Oct 2011               “Everyday Icons”, Lanesboro Art Center, Lanesboro, MN     

May 2010             “Windows to the Soul”, Lyon Smith Gallery, Winona, MN                                           

Mar 2010              Crossings at Carnegie, Zumbrota, MN (2-person show)  

Jan 2009             “Icon Show” St. Mary’s University Page Theater, Winona, MN

Aug 2004                 Viterbo Fine Arts Center, La Crosse, WI 

               

             JURIED EXHIBITIONS

 

July-Oct 2018       "Energetic Sense" Bridgewater Lofts, Minneapolis, MN

Aug 2018              Cream of the Crop Artists' Gallery, Minnesota State Fair

Jan 2018               "If You Only Knew" National Juried Art Exhibition, Featured Artist, Woodstock, IL

Oct 2017               "Dangerous Lullabies III"  National Juried Exhibition, Lakeside Arts Park,Crystal Lake, IL

Oct 2017                Annual Members' Juried Art Exhibition, Bloomington, MN Center for the Arts

Aug 2017               Cream of the Crop Artists' Gallery, Minnesota State Fair

Apr 2017                American Swedish Institute “Traveling Show”, Minneapolis, MN

Feb 2017               22nd Annual "Arts in Harmony" International Show, Blaine, MN

Feb 2017               "Wintertide" Public Functionary FIRST PLACE AWARD, Minneapolis, MN

Jan 2017               "Essential Art" Paramount Center for the Arts St. Cloud, MN

Nov 2016              "Waterways Exhibition" Smithsonian Museum on Main Street , Lanesboro, MN

Oct 2016               Annual Members' Juried Art Exhibition, Bloomington, MN Center for the Arts

 Sep 2016                Wyoming Area Creative Arts Community, Wyoming, MN  

                                         (JUDGES CHOICE AWARD and PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS)

Aug 2016              NEMAA Fall Fine Arts Show, Minneapolis, MN

Mar 2015              Elemental Juried Exhibition, Flow Art Space, St. Paul, MN

  Feb 2015                 Public Functionary: NEMAA Juried Wintertide Biennial, SECOND PLACE AWARD, Minneapolis, MN

 

          PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:


         •       Artist, Entrepreneur, Minneapolis, MN - 2006 to Present; Commissions and Original Art

         •       Gallerist, Odin Gallery-Odin Arts Cooperative La Crosse, WI - 1995 to 2006

         •       Founder, UCLID Software Madison, WI - 1998

         •       Owner, Solbergs and Associates Land Surveying Company, La Crosse, WI – 1983 to 1998