Guest Artists

Arnold Flaten Memorial Lecture Series

Many distinguished artists and art historians have come to campus to share their experiences and expertise with our students. We are grateful to the Arnold Flaten Endowment Fund for its financial support of our visiting artist program. Below is a list of the many guests who have taken part in the Arnold Flaten Memorial Lecture Series over the years.

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2014-2015

Sarah Millfelt, Ceramics
Liz Miller, Installation
Wing Young Huie, Photography
Dyani White Hawk, Painting
Ben Toht (’03) and Adam Toht, New Media
Ben Tilghman, Art History

Art-343 2014

2013-2014

Mary Abbe, Art Criticism
Pritika Chowdhry, 3D Installation
Patrick Kelley, New Media
Maren Kloppmann, Ceramics
Andrew Moore, Photography
Mary Reid Kelley, Painting
Scott Stulen, Multimedia
Marcus Young, Behavioral and Conceptual Art
Art-343 2013

2012-2013

Betsy Byers, Painting
Catherine Carter Goebel, Art History
Ruthann Godollei, Printmaking
Nathan Knutson, Architecture
Holly Laws, Sculpture Installation
Kristen Lowe, Drawing and Filmmaking
Charlotte Meehan, Playwriting
Jill Rowan, Ceramic Sculpture
Lex Thompson, Photography
Art-343 2012

2011-2012

Beth Dow, Photography
Emily Johnson, 3D Metals
Todd Norsten, Printmaking
Kip O’Krongly, Ceramics
Heather Shirey, Art History
Piotr Szyhalski, New Media Installation
Ayomi Yoshida, 2D, Prints, Installation

Art-343 2011

2010-2011

Phil Ahnen, Ceramics, Museum Installation
Jennifer Marshall, Art History
Rachel Perlmeter, Crossmedia
Ann Pibal, Painter
David Rathman, Prints, Drawing
Keith Taylor, Photography
Michon Weeks, Painting

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2009-2010

Christine Baeumler, Environmental and Community Based Artist
Harriet Bart, Conceptual Artist, Objects, Installations and Books
Jan Estep, Mixed Media artist and writer
Elizabeth Pastan, Medieval Art History
David Salmela, Architect
Gaylord Schanilec, Wood engraver and fine printer
Madeline Stillwell, Performance Artist

Art-343 2009

2008-2009

Allen Brewer, Illustration and Fine Art
Doug Casebeer, Ceramics
Lewis Colburn, Performance/Installation
Alexa Horochowski, Sculpture
Paulette Myers-Rich, Artist Books and Photo Bookworks
Tom Schroeder, Animation

Art-343 2008

2007-2008

Jil Evans, Painting
Mary Edna Fraser, Batik Artist
Mike Kareken, Painting
Paula McCartney, Photography
Orrin Pilkey, Author
Todd Shanafeldt, Ceramics
Mark Tribe, New Media

Art-343 2005

2006-2007

Long-Bin Chen, Sculpture
Paul Dresang, Ceramics
Chip Schilling, Time-Based Media
Angela Strassheim, Photography
Diane Willow, New Media
Sandy Winters, Installation

2005-2006

Kelly Connole, Ceramics
Josh Garber, Sculpture
Clarence Morgan, Painting
Liz Quisgard, Mixed Media
Piotr Szyhalski, Digital Media
Kaori Takami, Performance/Installation

2004-2005

Carol Lee Chase, Drawing
L. Teresa Church, Quilts and Fibers
Jin Lee, Photography
David Mann, Painting
Carla McGrath, Printmaking
Cole Rogers, Printmaking

Jim Tanner, Ceramics

Art-343 2004

2003-2004

David  Dahlquist, Ceramics
Seitu Jones, Visual Artist
Kris Lowe, Drawing
Tim Peterson, Curator, Franklin Art Works
Mollie Rabiner, Sculpture
Paul Shambroom, Photography

2002-2003

Guy Chase, Painting
Jerald Krepps, Printmaking
Monica Rudquist, Ceramics
Andrea Shaker, Photography
Kristin Solid, Animation
Anne Sugnet, Sculpture

2001-2002

John Christakos, Design
Bernice Ficek Swenson, Printmaking
Patrick Kelley, Photography
Dave Ryan, Video
Ward Sutton, Drawing
Amy Toscani, Sculpture

2000-2001

Macyn Bolt, Painting
Barbara Nei, Photography
Thomas Oliphant, Design
Jody Williams, Book Art
David Woolf, Conceptual Art

1999-2000

Sam Chung, Ceramics
Ed Epping, Artist
Mac Gimse, Sculpture
Shawna Kaplow, Painting
Robert Silberman, Art Historian and Critic

1998-1999

Donald Celender, Conceptual Art
David Lefkowitz, Painting
W.J.T. Mitchell, Picture Theory
Jenny Nellis, Sculpture
Katherine Turczan, Photography

1997-1998

Ann George, Printmaking
Ruthann Godollei, Audiovisual Art
David Goldes, Photography
David Madzo, Painting
Wayne Potratz, Sculpture
Gerald Smith, Mixed Media

1996-1997

Elizabeth Erickson, Printmaking
David Familian, Photography
Shawna Kaplow, Painting
Robert Lawrence, Sculpture
Barbara Leaskon, Painting
Sherry Leedy, Painting
Carmen Metty, Painting
Clarence Morgan, Painting
Robert Perkins, Painting
David Rich, Painting
Laura Stone, Drawing
Judy Stone Nunnely, Printmaking
Karen Wirth, Sculpture

1995-1996

Gregory Amenoff, Painting
Thomas Barry, Gallery Owner
Joe Duffy, Design
Billy Mayer, Sculpture
Laura Migliorino, Mixed Media
Judy Onofrio, Mixed Media
Laura Stone, Drawing

1994-1995

Laurie Beth Clark, Video
Jil Evans, Painting
Christie Hawkins, Sculpture
James Henkel, Photography
Mike Lynch, Drawing
Sandy Spieler, Heart of the Beast Puppet Theater

1993-1994

Paulette Alden, MN Center for Book Arts
Charles Alexander, MN Center for Book Arts
Richard Brewer, Sculpture
Lynne Brown, Photography
John Maakestad, Painting
Mark Pharis, Ceramics
MaryJo Polley, MN Center for Book Arts
Maarja Roth, MN Center for Book Arts

1992-1993

Dorit Cypis, Mixed Media
Fred Hagstrom, Printmaking
Catherine Koemtgen, Photography
Michael Mercil, Sculpture
Jerry Rudquist, Painting
Amy Sabrina, Ceramics
Katherine Smith, Art History

1991-1992

Victoria Christen, Ceramics
Lynn Geesaman, Photography
Christie Hawkins, Sculpture
Stu Mead, Painting
Judy Onofrio, Mixed Media
Larry Thomas, Printmaking

1990-1991

Pat Benning, Painting
Paul Dresang, Ceramics
Carole Fisher, Mixed Media
Linda Gammell, Photography
Seitu Jones, Mixed Media
Dan Mason, Painting
Nancy Randall, Drawing

1989-1990

Lee Bjorklund, Painting
Curtis Hoard, Ceramics
Constance Lowe, Mixed Media
Jeanine Mellinger, Video
Lorie Novak, Photography
Stan Shetka, Sculpture
Shelley Thorstensen, Printmaking

1987-1988

Lynn Gray, Drawing
Mary Griep, Painting
Billy Mayer, Sculpture
Jeff Millikan, Photography
Judy Onofrio, Sculpture
Stanton Sears, Sculpture
Jon Swenson, Printmaking
Jim Tanner, Ceramics

1985-1986

Paula Buchanan, Painting
Mario Fernandez, Wild-life Artist
Lynn Kasma, Artist Rep.
Suzanne Kohn, Gallery Owner
Dan Rounds, Animation
Melanie Schey, Gallery Worker
Terry Schupbach, Printmaking
JoAnn Verburg, Photography

1984-1985

Anne DeCoster, Painting
Cliff Garten, Ceramics
Frank Gohlke, Photography
Leo Lasansky, Printmaking
Joyce Lyon, Drawing
Mason Riddle, Art Criticism
Steve Sorman, Painting

1983-1984

Jim Bohnhoff, Graphic Design
Debbie Brown, Painting
Steve Carpenter, Painting
Ron Gallas, Ceramics
Suzanne Kohn, Gallery Owner
John Schott, Filmmaking
Sharon Sudman, Graphic Design
Bonnie Sussman, Gallery Owner
Nancy Young, Design

1981-1982

Wendell Arneson, Painting
Debbie Brown, Painting
Paul Granlund, Sculpture
Ray Jacobsen, Sculpture
Fred Somers, Painting
Judy Swanson, Graphic Design
Dean Warnholtz, Painting