Résumé

Michael W. Rathbun


[email protected]

Education

1995 MFA, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
1991 BA. Bethel College, St. Paul, MN

Site Specific Installation/Sculpture

2014 Bellevue Arts Museum and the BAM Biennial, Bellevue, WA.
Bellwether, Public Art, Bellevue, WA.
2013 Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer MN.
Archer Gallery, Clark College, Vancouver, WA.
2011 Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA.
2010 Schnieder Museum, Ashland, OR.
2009 Ogle Gallery, Portland, OR
2008 Western Oregon University, Monmouth OR
2007 Suyama Space, Seattle, WA
Bethel College, St Paul MN
2005 Ogle Gallery, Portland, OR
Art Gym, Marylhurst University, West Linn, OR
Louvin Gallery, St Paul, MN
2004 Ogle Gallery, Portland, OR
2003 Bedtime, Chaffey College Childrens Center, Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2002 Mount Hood College, Portland, OR
Heroic/pathetic Irony, Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN
2001 Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2000 Clairmont Graduate University, Clairmont Ca. Wignall Museum, Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park, Skokie, IL
1999 Robert Fullerton Art Museum,California State University, San Bernardino, CA
Western Michegan University, Kalamazoo, MI
1998 Socrates Sculpture Park, All That is Solid, Long Island City, NY
1997 Jerome Installation Art Commission, Intermedia Arts, Minneapolis MN
1996 Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN
Minneapolis Institute of Art, MAEP, Minneapolis, MN

Selected Group Exhibitions

2013 Alumni Exhibition, Catherine Nash Gallery, U of MN. Minneapolis, MN.
2012 Exceptional: 8 PNW Curators + 8 PNW Artists; Davidson Galleries, Seattle WA.
2007 Hoffman Gallery, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR.
2005 Louvin Gallery, House of Mercy, St. Paul, MN.
2002 Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, CA
Virginia Groot Gallery, Chicago, IL
2001 Working Artists, College of St. Catherine, Working Artists, St. Paul, MN
1999 Louvin Gallery,House of Mercy, Stations of the Cross, St. Paul, MN
1997 Five Jerome Artists, Minneapolis College of Art And Design, Minneapolis, MN. Celebration of Sculpture, Garden of Sculpture, St. Paul, MN
1995 Sculpture Invitational, Morris MN
Phipps Art Gallery, A view from The Other Side, Hudson, WI
Soap Factory #1, Minneapolis MN. Catherine Nash Gallery, Minneapolis MN

Grants/Awards/Fellowships

2013 Starseed Foundation Fellowship, Portland, OR.
Open Studio Artist, Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer MN.
2012 Finalist, installation and Sculpture, The Celeste Prize, Siena, Italy
2011 NEA Grant, Paul Allen Family Foundation Grant, in support of the exhibition at the Boise Art Museum.
2005 RACC Grant, Portland, OR
2003 Pollock-Krasner Grant, New York, NY
2002 FSP/Jerome Installation
Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN
Betty Bowen Recognition Award, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
2001 Minnesota State Arts Board, Artist Fellowship, St. Paul MN
2000 The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, Artist grant, New York, NY
1999 Virginia A. Groot Foundation, Recognition Award Eavenston, IL
1998 Bush Artist Fellowship, Bush Foundation, St. Paul, MN
1997 Minnesota State Arts Board, Artist Fellowship, St. Paul MN
Jerome Art Comission, Intermedia Arts/Jerome Foundation, Minneapolis MN
MCAD/Jerome Emerging Artist Fellowship, Jerome Foundation/MCAD, Minneapolis, MN
1996 Jerome Travel and Study Grant, The Jerome Foundation, St. Paul MN

Teaching Experience

2014 Studio Immersive, Anderson Ranch, Snowmass, CO.
2012-present Artist Mentor, Pacific Northwest College of Art, MFA program, Portland, OR.
2005-2013 Assistant Professor, Sculpture, Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR
2004 Instructor of Sculpture, adjunct, Mount Hood Community College, Gresham, OR
2000-2003 Instructor of Sculpture, adjunct, Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2001 Instructor of 3-Design, adjunct, Bethel College, St. Paul MN
1998-2001 Instructor of Sculpture and 3-D Design, adjunct, College of St. Catherine, St. Paul MN
1995 Advanced Direct Metal Sculpture, University of MN
1994 Direct Metal Sculpture, University of MN

Teaching Assistant

1993 Direct Metal Sculpture, University of MN
1993 Cast Metal Sculpture, University of MN
1993 Plaster and Cast Stone Sculpture, University of MN
1993 Direct Metal Sculpture, University of MN
1992 Direct Metal Sculpture, University of MN
1990,1991 Sculpture and 3-D Design, Bethel College, St. Paul MN

Related Experience

2012 Panel Member, Sellwood, Bridge. RACC, Portland OR.
2007 Thesis Advisor, Marylhurst University, West Linn, OR
2005-2006 Artist Mentor, Union Institute and University, Vermont College
2005 Panel Member, RACC, Portland OR
1997-1999 Panel Member: Minnesota Artist Exhibition Program, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis MN
1994,1995, 1997, 2001 Lectures: College of Visual Arts, St. Paul, MN
1994,1996, 1998 Bethel College, St. Paul, MN
1997 University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
1998 Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Graduate School, Minneapolis, MN
1999 California State San Bernardino, San Bernardino, CA
1999 Thesis Advisor: College of Visual Arts, St. Paul, MN