Tamara Brantmeier

M.F.A.
School of Art and Design

Office: 235A Applied Arts
Phone: 715/232-1287
Email: brantmeiert@uwstout.edu

Education

  •  M.F.A. Painting and Drawing
    • University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
    • 2000
  • B.F.A. Painting and Drawing
    • University of Wisconsin
    • 1992
  • Renaissance Drawing Methods
    • Florence Academy of Art
    • 2004

Gallery Representation

Circa Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Honors

  • 2013 Jurors Award
    • Transparent Self Juried Exhibition
    • Homewood Studio Gallery
    • Minneapolis,MN
  • Dahlgren Professorship
    • University of Wisconsin-Stout
  • Ann Lydecker Education Diversity Award
    • Awarded for Infusing Diversity Across the Curriculum Project
    • Wisconsin State Council on Affirmative Action
  • 2011 Sabbatical Appointment
    • Spring 2013
  • 2011 First Place Award
    • Wisconsin Artists Biennial Exhibition
    • Juror Ellen Lanyon
  • 2011 Outstanding Program Director Award
    • University of Wisconsin-Stout
  • 2011 Faculty LGBTQ Ally Honor
    • Rainbow Graduation Program
  • 2010 Faculty Honor
    • ASPIRE Program
    • University of Wisconsin-Stout

Fellowships, Grants and Residencies

  •  2012 Curriculum Incubation Grant
    • University of Wisconsin-Stout
    • B.F.A. Program Implementation
    • Principal Investigator
  • 2011 Curriculum Incubation Grant
    • University of Wisconsin-Stout
    • B.F.A. Program Implementation
    • Principal Investigator
  • 2011 ARTCamp Artist Residency
    • New York Studio Gallery New York, NY
  • 2008 Professional Development Grant
    • University of Wisconsin Stout
  • 2004 Jerome Foundation Travel Grant
    • Florence Academy of Art
  • 2004 Jerome Foundation Fellowship for Emerging Artists
    • Minnesota College of Art and Design
  • 2003 Blacklock Nature Sanctuary Residency Fellowship for Emerging Artists

  • 2002 Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Fellowship

  • 2001 New York Mills Emerging Artist Residency
    • Funded by Jerome Foundation

 Academic Positions

  • Associate Professor
    • 2010-Present
    • Tenured
    • University of Wisconsin-Stout
    • School of Art and Design
  • Assistant Professor
    • 2003-2010
    • University of Wisconsin-Stout
    • Department of Art and Design
  • Split Rock Arts Program Instructor and Artist in Residence
    • 2010
    • Identity and Transformation: Unearthing a Visual Language
    • University of Minnesota Extension
  • Adjunct Professor
    • 2000-2002
    • College of Visual Arts
    • St. Paul, MN
  • Teaching Assistant
    • 1998-2000
    • Instructor of Record
    • University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
    • Minneapolis, MN
  • Teaching Assistant
    • 1997-1998
    • University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
    • Minneapolis, MN

 Administrative Positions

  • Director, School of Art and Design
    • July 2013-Present
    • University of Wisconsin-Stout
      • Responsibilities:
        Oversee school budget
        Provide leadership for the school
        Recruitment/retention
        Diversity plan
        Overall strategic planning
        Health and safety policies and practices
        Facility planning and management
        External/internal marketing and communication
        Oversee accreditation
        Leadership on outside funding initiative
        Leadership on oversight of client-based projects
  • Program Director, BFA in Art with Five Concentrations
    • January 2010-January 2013
    • University of Wisconsin-Stout
      • Responsibilities
        Program curriculum management and coordination
        Coordinate program assessment
        Coordinate recruitment
        Coordinate program marketing
        Academic advisement and student retention
        Leadership
      • Accomplishments
        Realigned single BFA in Art with 5 concentrations into 5 standalone BFA programs
        Received 2 Curriculum Incubation Grants
        Expanded inclusion of Experiential Learning Requirements in BFA programs
        Consulted and advised on 32 course revision and 4 new undergraduate courses
        Implemented more effective faculty advisor training
        Awarded Outstanding Program Director by Director of Admissions
        Participated in CEA Familiarization Trip to Rome and Florence, Italy to develop international study programs
        Implemented initiative in collaboration with Multicultural Student Services with goal of recruiting and retaining a diverse student population

 Professional Affiliations

  • College Art Association
    • 1997-Present
  • FATE (Foundations in Art: Theory and Education
    • 1999-Present
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In The News

UW-Stout art professor snags top award
Volume One, 7/27/11