Faculty & Staff Profiles

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BLUM-CUMMING, NANCY J.
LECTURER-ACADEMIC STAFF
UNDERGRADUATE FACULTY- ART & DESIGN
APPOINTED 1986

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

MFA Louisiana State University                    1980-82

BS University of WI-Stout                              1976-79
University of WI-Eau Claire                            1974-76 -Art Major
Middlesex Polytechnic-London England      1979 -7 months study in Ceramics & Art

PROFESSIONAL AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE
1986 – Present    University of Wisconsin - Stout
1994 - May    Real Schule, Lamspringe, Germany, "Racism" Art Project
1988-89 Fachochschule, Hildesheim, Germany, 3-D Design

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

  • 2014  45th Parallel Exhibition, The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI
  • 2012  CraftForms 2012, 18th International Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Crafts, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA
  • 2011  "Wisconsin's Artists Biennial", Anderson Art Center, Kenosha, WI
  • 2010    "42nd National Exhibit, Clay, Fiber, Paper, Glass, Metal, Wood",    
  • Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA
  • 2009    “Nothing New, fiber art from recycled materials”, Juried International Show,
  • Textile Center, Joan Mondale Gallery, Textile Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • “20”x20”x20”, A National Compact Competition and Exhibit,               LSU Student Union Art Gallery, LSU, Baton Rouge, LA
  • "41st National Clay, Fiber, Paper, Glass, Metal, Wood Exhibition" Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA
  • 2008   “CraftForms 2008”, 14th International Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Crafts,
  • Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA
  • "Arts West 29", L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, Eau Claire, WI
  • “Real People”, National Juried Exhibition, The Old Court House Arts Center,     Woodstock, IL
  • “2008 Confluence of Art”, Regional Juried Show, Eau Claire State Theatre, Eau Claire, WI
  • 2007    2 Person Show, Contemporary Visions: Small Figurative Mixed      MediaSculptures, 405 Gallery, UW- Marshfield, Marshfield, WI
  • “Intersectionalities”, The Feminist in Art, Pyle Center, UW Madison, Madison, WI
  • 2006       International show, "Art of the Doll", The Pump House, Regional Arts Center, La Crosse, WI
  • 2004/06   "National "Clay, fiber, paper, glass, metal, wood Exhibition", Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA
  • 2002    "Arts West 23", L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library Eau Claire, WI
  • 2001    "Glass Group Show", Seasons on St. Croix Gallery, Hudson, WI
  • 2000    “4 Person Show”, Eau Claire Regional Art Center, Eau Claire, WI  
  • National “Clay, Fiber, Paper, Glass, Metal, Wood, Exhibition,
  • Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA,
  • 1999    Women’s Work”, National Show, Old Court House Arts Center, Woodstock, IL
  • 1997    “Group Show”, Musee’ D’Art, Montferrer, France
  • 1996    “Room Installation”, Furlong Gallery, UW-Stout, Menomonie, WI
  • “Two Person Show”, Galerie Christel Fahrenhorst, Hameln, Germany
  • 1995    “Group Show”,  Galerie Hohmann, Walsroda, Germany        
  • 1994    "Two Person Show", Galerie Hohmann, Walsroda, Germany                        
  • One Person Show, "Installation", Kunstverein Langenhagen, Germany  
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  • SELECTED GRANTS & AWARDS
  • 2011  Honorable Mention, "Wisconsin's Artists Biennial", Anderson Art Center, Kenosha, WI
  • 2008    Awarded a Visionary Excellence Award CraftForms 2008”, 14th International Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Craft, Davenport Gallery, Wayne, PA
  • Regional “Arts West 29”, L.E. Phillips Library, Eau Claire, WI
  • 2006    International show, "Art of the Doll", The Pump House, Regional Arts Center, La Crosse, WI
  • "National "Clay, fiber, paper, glass, metal, wood Exhibition", Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA
  • 2002      UW-River Falls Student Exhibition, River Falls, WI
  • Cloister Mill Artist Stipendium, Lamspringe, Germany
  • CONTINUING EDUCATION/CONFERENCES
  • 1996-to present Spend most summers in Europe
  • 2002-06 Lived and traveled in Europe for 5 months out of the year each Spring visiting Holland, Italy, Germany, France, Denmark and Spain, visiting many exhibitions and Art & Design events. Connecting with other professionals as an artist and faculty member from UW-Stout.
  • 2008    Attended a 3 day conference for the UW System International Educators
  • 2005 (Fall) Attended a weekend workshop at Potek Glass Studio for an Introduction in Flame working glass. Minneapolis, MN
  • Spring 1999, Spring 2000, Spring 2001 Enrolled at UW-River Falls as a Special Student in Advanced Glassblowing course, River Falls, WI
  • Nov. 2001, 2006, 2009, 2012  Attended SOFA, The International Sculpture, Objects & Functional Arts Exposition. Chicago, IL Navy Pier