Renee Springer

springer.rc@gmail.com

 

Education:

2018   MFA Painting and Drawing - Highest Honors
              The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

2014   B.S. Studio Art
               University of Northwestern - St. Paul, MN

 

Awards and Residencies:

2018   PICTURE BERLIN Artist Residency 
              Berlin, Germany

              Professional Development Assistance Award
           
University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

              School of the Arts Travel Grant
           
University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
          

2017   Graduate Teaching Assistantship Award
           
University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

              Daniel MacMorris Scholarship 
              University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
 

2016   Graduate Teaching Assistantship Award 
              University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS


2015   Daniel MacMorris Scholarship
           
University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

 

Exhibitions:

2019  Großkreisentfernung
           tête, Berlin, Germany

           Disegno
           Lawrence Art Center, Lawrence, KS

2018   Stories We've Been Told
           gr_und, Berlin, Germany

           Dérive 
           tête, Berlin, Germany

           Seen Not Spoken – Solo Thesis Exhibition
              Art & Design Gallery, University of Kansas, Lawrence KS

           Connected
              Art Emergency, Lawrence KS
 

2017   Convergence
               Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS
 

2016   MFA Candidates Show
              Art & Design Gallery, University of Kansas
 

2015   Re-veiled: Renee Springer, Cassandra Buck, & Andrew Musil
              Watkins Gallery, Winona State University, Winona, MN
 

2014   The Natural: Emerging Artist Collective Exhibition
               Fallout Arts Initiative, Minneapolis, MN

   Beyond
   
Washburn Cultural Center, Washburn, WI

   Particulars
   Denler Gallery, Saint Paul, MN
 

2013   Copy.Right? The Art of Appropriation
            
33 Contemporary Gallery, Chicago, IL

   XX
   Denler Gallery, Saint Paul, MN

2012   XIX
              Denler Gallery, Saint Paul, MN

 

Publications:

2018   MFA Thesis Highlight
              Kansas Alumni Magazine

2017   57
           Kiosk Literary Magazine

           Brianna Childers, “Art in Focus: Painter, Renee Springer”
              The Daily Kansan

 

Professional Experience:

2017   Instructor of Record – ART 120 Foundations of Drawing & Painting
               University of Kansas, Lawrence KS

2016   Instructor of Record – ART120 Foundations of Drawing & Painting
               University of Kansas, Lawrence KS

2015   Graduate Teaching Assistant – Painting I
               University of Kansas, Lawrence KS

2014   Studio Assistant to Heather Nameth Bren, Minneapolis, MN
               Assistant Exhibitions Director, Altered Esthetics Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2013   Assistant Exhibitions Director, Altered Esthetics Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

 

Professional Engagements: 

2019   Artist Mentorship Project: Illustration Dept. Professional Mentorship - Kansas City Art Institute

2018   Round Table Discussion: Graduate School - ART 540 Prof. Activities Seminar - University of Kansas

2017    Round Table Discussion: Graduate School - ART 540 Prof. Activities Seminar - University of Kansas

2015   Re-Veiled Artist Talk & Panel Discussion
               Watkins Gallery, Winona State University, Winona, MN

           Balancing Work & Life for Creative Types – Panelist
              University of Northwestern, Saint Paul, MN