Lisa Nankivil

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Contact Information

contact name: Lisa Nankivil
phone: (612) 281-1224
email: lisa@nankivil.com

location address:
Traffic Zone Center for Visual Art
250 Third Avenue North, Studio 300
Minneapolis, MN 55401

open to public: yes
hours: by appointment

mailing address:
same

Related Organizations:
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PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Streetside Press, Minneapolis
Traffic Zone Center for Visual Art, Minneapolis

Experience

EDUCATION
Minneapolis College of Art and Design, BFA, Painting
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Studio Art

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES + COMMUNITY SERVICE
2014 Exhibition curator, Bill Tresch: Drawings, Traffic Zone Center for Visual Art, Minneapolis
2012 Studio visit, Minneapolis Institute of Arts' Contemporary Art Affinity Group
2012 Co-juror, Members' Juried Show, Minnetonka Center for the Arts, Wayzata, Minn.
2011 In-Studio Non-toxic Printmaking Demonstrations, Traffic Zone Center for Visual Art, Minneapolis
2011 Co-presenter, Gallery conversation, Highpoint Editions-Decade One, Minneapolis Institute of Arts
2011 Juror, Senior Art Exhibition, Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center & Gallery, Macalester College, St. Paul
2010-present; 2000-06 Board of Directors, Traffic Zone Center for Visual Art, Minneapolis; Board Chair, 2004-05
2009 Exhibition co-curator with Harriet Bart and Dennis Michael Jon, X LIBRIS: The Re-Purposed Book, Traffic Zone Center for Visual Art, Minneapolis
2008 Guest lecturer, Minneapolis College of Art and Design
2002-08 MFA Mentor, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Master of Fine Arts Program
2006 Studio visit, Weisman Art Museum's Art Mob
2000 Guest artist, 'Compleat Scholar' Program, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Awards

FELLOWSHIPS + GRANTS
2011 Artist Initiative GrantVisual Arts, Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
2004-05 Jerome Foundation Fellowship

Exhibitions/Performance History

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014
Lisa Nankivil: New Paintings, Thomas McCormick Gallery, Chicago

2013
Lisa Nankivil, Spanierman Modern, New York

2012
Lisa Nankivil: Recent Works, Spanierman Modern, New York
Lisa Nankivil: New Monoprints, Traffic Zone Gallery, Minneapolis

2011
Lisa Nankivil: Flying Dreams, Thomas McCormick Gallery, Chicago
Lisa Nankivil: Lines of Inference, Spanierman Modern, New York

2009
Famously Private: New Work by Lisa Nankivil, Traffic Zone Gallery, Minneapolis

2008
Lisa Nankivil: World's Edge, Thomas McCormick Gallery, Chicago

2005
Lisa Nankivil: Betty & Veronica, Thomas McCormick Gallery, Chicago

2002-03
Lisa Nankivil: Recent Paintings, Winona Arts Center, Winona, Minn.


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014
From Beyond the Window, University of Minnesota, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Minneapolis | Curated by Jil Evans and Howard Oransky

2013
Art Miami 2013, Miami, Fla., McCormick Gallery (Chicago)
INK Miami Art Fair, Miami Beach, Fla., Marlborough Graphics (New York)
IFPDA Print Fair, Park Avenue Armory, New York, Marlborough Graphics (New York)
Highpoint Editions: Decade One, Boston University, Sherman Gallery, Boston
Cleveland Fine Print Fair, Cleveland Museum of Fine Art, Ohio, Marlborough Graphics (New York)
Multiplied 2013, Contemporary Art in Editions Fair, Christie's London, Highpoint Editions (Minneapolis)
Expo Chicago, Navy Pier, McCormick Gallery, Chicago
Summer Selections, Spanierman Modern, New York
Summer Selections, McCormick Gallery, Chicago
23rd Parkside National Small Print Exhibition, University of Wisconsin, Parkside Fine Arts Gallery, Kenosha | Curated by John Hitchcock
Curious Passions: The Diverse Inquiries of Traffic Zone Artists,
Minnetonka Center for the Arts, Wayzata, Minn.
Thirteen Contemporary Artists, Spanierman Modern, New York
Art by Choice, Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, Miss.
Highpoint PRINTS, Dunedin Fine Art Center, Dunedin, Florida
Editions/Artists' Books Fair 2012 , The Altman Building, New York, Highpoint Editions (Minneapolis)

2012
INK Miami Art Fair, Miami Beach, Fla., Marlborough Graphics (New York)
IFPDA Print Fair, Park Avenue Armory, New York, Marlborough Graphics (New York)
Cleveland Fine Print Fair, Corporate College, Cleveland, Highpoint Editions (Minneapolis)
Expo Chicago, Navy Pier, McCormick Gallery, Chicago
Fresh Abstraction, The Art Center, Highland Park, Ill.
Summer Selections, Spanierman Modern, New York
Gallery Selections: Paintings from the 1950s to the Present, Spanierman Gallery, New York
Baltimore Fair for Contemporary Prints & New Editions, Baltimore Museum of Art, Highpoint Editions (Minneapolis)
Minneapolis Print & Drawing Fair, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Marlborough Graphics (New York)
McNay Print Fair, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas, Marlborough Graphics (New York)
Fifteen Contemporary Artists, Spanierman Modern, New York

2011
Editions/Artists' Books Fair 2011, X Initiative, New York, Highpoint Editions (Minneapolis)
IFPDA Print Fair, Park Avenue Armory, New York, Marlborough Graphics (New York)
Highpoint EditionsDecade One, Minneapolis Institute of Arts | Curated by Tom Rassieur
Art Chicago 2011, McCormick Gallery, Chicago
Minneapolis Print & Drawing Fair, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Highpoint Editions (Minneapolis) & Marlborough Graphics (New York)
Dallas Art Fair, William Shearburn Gallery (St. Louis)
New Prints 2010, Visual Arts Center, University of Texas at Austin (organized by IPCNY, New York)
An Exchange with Sol LeWitt, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, Mass. | Curated by Regine Basha
Time and Again, McCormick Gallery, Chicago
Gallery Selections, Spanierman Modern, New York

2010
Art Miami 2010, Midtown Arts District, Miami, Fla., McCormick Gallery (Chicago)
INK Miami Art Fair, Miami Beach, Fla., Marlborough Graphics (New York)
IFPDA Print Fair, Park Avenue Armory, New York, William Shearburn Gallery (St, Louis)
Editions/Artists' Books Fair 2010, X Initiative, New York, Highpoint Editions (Minneapolis)
New Prints 2010/Autumn, International Print Center New York (IPCNY), New York | Curated by Jennifer McGregor, Katie Michel, John Newman, and Martina Yamin
Thirty Years of Collecting: A Recent Gift to the Museum, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, Ariz.
Art Chicago 2010, McCormick Gallery, Chicago
Baltimore Fair for Contemporary Prints & New Editions, Baltimore Museum of Art, Highpoint Editions (Minneapolis)
Sustainable Currents, Traffic Zone Gallery, Minneapolis

2009
Red Dot Art Fair, Wynwood Arts District, Miami, Fla., Myers Contemporary (Annapolis, Md.)
Editions/Artists' Books Fair 2009, X Initiative, New York, Highpoint Editions (Minneapolis)
Dirty Dozen, McCormick Gallery, Chicago
Halpert Biennial '09, Turchin Center for Visual Arts, Boone, N.C. | Curated by Jeffrey Grove, Curator of Contemporary Art, High Museum of Art, Atlanta
Southeast Minnesota Regional Art Exhibition, St. Mary's University, Winona, Minn.
Art Chicago 2009, McCormick Gallery, Chicago

2008
Music & Art, Performance/concert series, Chelsea Art Museum, New York
Editions/Artists' Books Fair 2008, The Tunnel, New York, Highpoint Editions (Minneapolis)
Highpoint Editions: Recent Publications, Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis
Group Dialogue, Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, N.M.
Abstraction: Summer 2008, McCormick Gallery, Chicago
Art Chicago 2008, McCormick Gallery (Chicago) & Highpoint Editions (Minneapolis)

2007
Out West: The Great American Landscape, Meridian International Center, Washington, D.C.; traveled to National Art Museum of China, Beijing; Gallery of Sinkiang Academy of Arts, Urumqi; Shanxi Art Museum, Xi'an; Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai; Qingdao Modern Art Center, Qingdao; Guangzhou Museum of Fine Arts, Guangzhou; Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Center, Hong Kong; and Dana Gallery, Missoula, Mont. | Curated by Amy Scott, Curator of Visual Arts, Autry National Center, Los Angeles
Art Miami 2007, Miami, Fla., McCormick Gallery (Chicago)
Taizo Kuroda, Kumiko Namba, and Lisa Nankivil, Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, N.M.
In the Zone, Traffic Zone Gallery, Minneapolis
Art Chicago 2007, McCormick Gallery, Chicago

2006
Spirited Expressions, Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, N.M.
Emergence, Traffic Zone Center for Visual Art, Minneapolis
Spring Forward, Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, N.M.
Art Chicago 2006, McCormick Gallery, Chicago

2005
Michael Gaughan / Kirk McCall / Abinadi Meza / Lisa Nankivil, Jerome Foundation Fellowship Exhibition, MCAD Gallery, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis
Art Chicago 2005, McCormick Gallery, Chicago

2004
Art Chicago 2004, Navy Pier, McCormick Gallery, Chicago
Los Angeles Art Show, Thomas McCormick Gallery (Chicago)

2002
Art on the Town, Traffic Zone Center for Visual Art, Minneapolis

2000
Necessary Differences II, Soap Factory, Minneapolis
Minnesota Biennial: 2D 2000, Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul

1997
Other Realities, MCAD Gallery, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis

1996
The New Generation: Emerging Minnesota Artists, Suzanne Kohn Gallery, St. Paul
Group Show, Acadia Gallery, Minneapolis

1995
Explorations, Larson Art Gallery, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
Necessary Differences, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis


PROJECTS + COMMISSIONS

2012
Private commission, Miami
Private commission, Minneapolis

2011-12
Year-long studio project exploring the technical challenges and creative opportunities of non-toxic printmaking, with major support provided by a grant from the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.

2009
Visiting artist, Highpoint Editions, Minneapolis

2008
Visiting artist, Highpoint Editions, Minneapolis

2003
Collaboration with Minnesota poet and writer Ken McCullough, who composed poetry inspired by Lisa's paintings. Painted the cover illustration for his book, Obsidian Point: A Triptych, Lone Oak Press, 2003.

Collections

SELECTED COLLECTIONS
Borusan Contemporary Museum, Istanbul, Turkey
Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Arizona
Abbot Downing, Minneapolis
Dorsey & Whitney LLP, Minneapolis
Encantado Resort, Santa Fe, N.M.
Four Seasons, Baltimore
Gary Lee Partners, Chicago, New York, & San Francisco
General Mills, Golden Valley, Minn.
Global River, Winona, Minn.
Gregg Lane Art Management, Chicago
Harris Private Bank, Chicago
Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis
Leonard, Street and Deinard, Minneapolis
Missie Bender Design, Chicago
Palazzo Resort, Las Vegas, Nev.
Peregrine Capital Management, Minneapolis
Plymouth Congregational Church, Minneapolis
Reyes Holdings, Chicago
Schmier & Feurring Properties, Boca Raton, Fla.
Surdna Foundation, New York
U.S. State Department, Washington, D.C.
Valspar, Minneapolis
Verdant Tea, Minneapolis
William J. Clinton Foundation, New York & Little Rock, Ark.
Winston & Strawn LLP, New York, Chicago, San Francisco, & Geneva, Switzerland

Steven & Dottie Diamant, Los Angeles
Luke Donald, Northfield, Ill.
Leslie Hindman, Chicago
Kenneth & Phyllis Langsdorf, St. Louis, Mo.
Robert B. Mersky, Minneapolis
Brian & Julie Palmer, Orono, Minn.
Patrick & Jaleh Peyton, Excelsior, Minn.
Bree Michael Warner, New York

Galleries

GALLERY REPRESENTATION | CONTACTS

Spanierman Modern
625 West 55th Street
New York, NY 10019
(212) 832-1400
spaniermanmodern.com

Marlborough Gallery-New York
40 West 57th Street
New York, NY 10019
(212) 541-4900
marlboroughgallery.com

Thomas McCormick Gallery
835 West Washington Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 226-6800
thomasmccormick.com

William Shearburn Gallery
665 South Skinker Blvd.
Saint Louis, MO 63105
(314) 367-8020
shearburngallery.com

Highpoint Editions
912 West Lake Street
Minneapolis, MN 55408
(612) 871-1326
highpointprintmaking.org



Publications

SELECTED PRESS + MEDIA

Aamodt, Britt. "Book Art at Traffic Zone." Interview. KFAI Radio, Minneapolis-St. Paul, September 21, 2009.
_____. “More than Words: The Re-purposed Book.” Exh. review. MNartists.org, September 10, 2009.
Abbe, Mary. “Turn of the Page.” Star Tribune, September 11, 2009, illus.
_____. "Art Review: A Gallery Crawl." Star Tribune, September 26, 2008, illus.
_____. “Biennial Redux, a Welcome Revival.” Star Tribune, May 5, 2000.
_____. In the Galleries. “Talking Pictures Tell the Stories in College Exhibition.” Star Tribune, January 18, 1997.
Aerial, Heidi. “’Necessary Differences II’ at the Soap Factory.” Pulse (Minneapolis), November 1-7, 2000.
Albright, Audrey. “Artists Capture the Great American West.” Exh. review. The World and I Online, March 2007, illus.
Armbruster, Jessica. "The A List. Lisa Nankivil: New Monoprints." City Pages, March 21-28, 2012.
Bart, Harriet and Dennis Michael Jon. X LIBRIS: The Re-Purposed Book. Exh. cat. Minneapolis: Traffic Zone Center for Visual Art, 2009.
Basha, Regine. An Exchange with Sol LeWitt. Exh. cat. New York: Cabinet Books; North Adams, Mass.: Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, 2011, illus.
Boike, Natalie, et al. "40 and Loving It; 10 Famous MCAD Alums." Mpls.St. Paul Magazine, May 2012, 68-81 (71).
Briggs, Patricia. The A List. “Necessary Differences II” City Pages (Minneapolis), November 8, 2000.
_____. “Lisa Nankivil” In Lisa Nankivil: Betty & Veronica. Exh. cat. Chicago: Thomas McCormick Gallery, 2005.
Caniglia, Julie. The A List. “Other Realities.” City Pages (Minneapolis), January 22-29, 1997."
Cefalu, Christiana. "Lisa Nankivil: Lines of Inference." Musea Blog, August 29, 2011, illus.
Combs, Marianne. State of the Arts. "MN Original Episode #226." Minnesota Public Radio (St. Paul), February 18, 2011.
Doallas, Maureen E. "All Art Friday." Writing Without Paper. December 23, 2011.
Fallon, Michael. "Future Anterior: Lisa Nankivil." ART PAPERS (January-February 2010): 61, illus.
_____. "Art of the State." City Pages, June 28, 2000.
Felien, Clea. “Other Realities.” Southside Pride, January 1997.
Glessner, Lorraine. "Lisa Nankivil." oh, what a world, what a world.... July 27, 2011, illus.
Halasz, Pira. "Gallery Medley." (An Appropriate Distance) From the Mayor's Doorstep, February 2, 2012.
Hanson, Doug. “These Artists are Doing it for Themselves.” Star Tribune, October 27, 2000, illus.
Hendricks, Bill. “It’s Been Too Long.” 2005 Jerome Foundation Fellowship Exhibition. Art Changes Lives (dot) Com, October 4, 2005.
LeFevre, Camille, "Art by Impulse," City Pages (Minneapolis), May 2012.
"Lisa Nankivil." In "MN Original Episode #226." Twin Cities Public Television (KTCA), St. Paul, Minn. February 17, 2011.
Maggio, Maggie. "Color Inspirations: Lisa Nankivil." Smashing Color, July 20, 2011, illus.
Makholm, Kristin. “Lisa Nankivil.” In 2005 Jerome Foundation Fellowship Exhibition. Exh. cat. Minneapolis: Minneapolis College of Art and Design, 2005.
Mattera, Joanne. "Fair Enough: Art Miami." Review. Joanne Mattera Art Blog. December 22, 2010, illus.
_____. "Fair and Fair Like: Miami 2009." Review. Joanne Mattera Art Blog. December 18, 2009, illus.
_____. "Fair Factor: Art Miami." Review. Joanne Mattera Art Blog, December 10, 2007, illus.
McCullough, Ken. Sicomoro Oropéndola: Poemas. Translated by Rafael Patiño Góez. Cover illustration. Medellín, Columbia: Sílaba Editions, 2011.
_____. Obsidian Point: A Triptych. Cover illustration. Red Wing, Minn.: Lone Oak Press, 2003.
Mhanna, Kimberly. "Interview with Artist Lisa Nankivil." A Couture Life. August 1, 2011, illus.
Michel, Katie. New Prints 2010/Autumn. Exh. essay. New York: International Print Center New York, 2010.
Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Highpoint Editions—Decade One. Exhibition video. September 24, 2011.
"My Picks: Luke Donald." Golfweek 34 (March 21, 2008).
"New York: Lines of Inference." Exhibitions. Pattern Pulp, July 19, 2011, illus.
"Now on View." Arts 34, no. 4 (Dec. 2011-Feb. 2012): 2, illus.
Peters, Lisa N. Lisa Nankivil: Lines of Inference. New York: Spanierman Modern, 2011, illus.
_____. Lisa Nankivil: Reent Works. New York: Spanierman Modern, 2012, illus.
Peterson, William. “Lisa Nankivil.” Exhibition essay. Santa Fe, N.M.: Gerald Peters Gallery, 2007.
Pieper, Troy. "Art Basel." Artful Living (December 2012), illus.
Rahn, Meg. "A Conversation with Artist Lisa Nankivil." Interview. Presstime (Fall-Winter 2008): 4-5, illus.
Scott, Amy. Out West: The Great American Landscape. Exh. cat. Washington, D.C.: Meridian International Center, in cooperation with the National Art Museum of China, Beijing, 2007.
Scott, Gregory J. Twin Cities Culture. "School Fundraiser: Hipster Parent Edition." Minnesota Monthly (April 20, 2012), illus.
Spong, Christopher. "Lisa Nankivil: New Monoprints." Twin Cities' Social Scene, March 24, 2012, illus.
Summer Selections. Exh. cat. New York: Spanierman Modern, 2012, illus.
Traudes, Cristof. "Non-linear Lines." Downtown Journal, November 23, 2009.
Water-Stone Review 8 (2005): 290, illus.

Biographical Information

Country of Citizenship:
United States

Birth Place:
Minneapolis, Minn.

Gender:
Female

Active Place:
Minneapolis; New York; Chicago

Minnesota County:
Hennepin

Artist Information


Roles

Painter

Artist's Website

http://www.nankivil.com