Charles Lume

Professor of Art, University of Wisconsin- Stout, School of Art & Design
Art & Art History Department
College of Arts, Communications, Humanities and Social Sciences

Office: 309A Applied Arts
Phone: 715-232-5079
Email: lumec@uwstout.edu

Education

    • MFA Painting/Drawing
      University of Wisconsin- Madison
      Madison, WI, United States, 1998
    • MA Painting/Drawing
      University of Wisconsin- Madison
      Madison, WI, United States, 1997
    • BA Psychology
      Wheaton College
      1990

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • University of Wisconsin- Stout, School of Art & Design
        Professor of Art
        August 2001 -
      • Minneapolis College of Art & Design
        MFA Graduate Student Mentor
        2008
      • Bethel University
        Adjunct Faculty
        2001
      • University of Pittsburgh
        Adjunct Faculty
        1999 - 2000
      • Carnegie Mellon University
        Adjunct Faculty
        1999
      • University of Wisconsin- Madison
        Teaching Assistant
        1996 - 1998
      • Lacoste School of the Arts
        Painting Assisting
        1991

Intellectual Contributions

    Bibliography

    • Lume, C. (2014). Trajectories (Bibliography). , Des Moines, IA.
    • Lume, C. (2013). Perhaps its in my blood (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. UW-Stout Professor Short-Listed for Artprize (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. Charles Matson Lume’s Ethereal Light Works (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. ArtPrize 2013 Exhibition Center review: Kendal College stages bold exhibit of 9 installations (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. Neal Marlens & Carol Black: The Wonder Years (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. Susceptible to Images: Gallery Night Video Preview (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. Charles Matson Lume Invokes poet, Gustaf Sobin (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. Do what the clouds do… (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. Do what the clouds do… (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. MN poetry: Anne Piper’s “Not like fire” (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. New Genre XVIII: Breaking the Mold (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. Do what the clouds do (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. Smoke+Mirrors/Shadows+Fog (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. Smoke+Mirrors/Shadows+Fog (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. The Illusionism in Art/The Art of Illusionism (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. Art: light and landscape (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. CVA Explores Boundaries of Visual Territories (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. Your Morning Show (Live) (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. … focus on light, landscape… (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. Light and Landscape (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. Artist Profile (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. Radio interview on art exhibition (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. … exhibit at Central College…. (Bibliography). .
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    • Lume, C. Secret Supper Society (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. ilLUMination (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. A Light Love Story (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. Follow the light (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. Seeing the 3-D Biennial at the MMAA (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. SAD: Illuminating a Northern View of Darkness (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. Shaking Loose the Darkness of Winter (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. Lighten Up (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. Devilish discord (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. Nip and tuck (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. Power! Immortality! Loss!: Dance Film at Rogue Buddha (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. Sweet Tangles: Charles Matson Lume at the Science Museum (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. An Installation of Light (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. Don’t miss talks, exhibits, artist at work (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. Reach Out and Touch Something (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. Gizmo heaven (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. Art evokes peace of sky and sea (Bibliography). .
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    • Lume, C. Hipper Flipper (Bibliography). .
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    • Lume, C. Artist lights up the night at Bethel College (Bibliography). .
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    • Lume, C. MMAA show a Minnesota sculptor’s dream (Bibliography). St. Paul Pioneer Press.
    • Lume, C. Miami Art Exhibit Re-engages Viewers’ Senses (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. Room With a View (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. In & Out (Bibliography). , 10-11, Star-Tribune.
    • Lume, C. ONE (Bibliography). .
    • Lume, C. Art Inside/Outside Space XIV @ Intermedia Arts (Bibliography). , p. 15.
    • Lume, C. Prefablandscapelite (Bibliography). , p. 43, City Pages.
    • Lume, C. Contemporary Art Show Features Local Talent (Bibliography). , Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
    • Lume, C. Defined by Struggle (Bibliography). , p. 24.
    • Lume, C. An Intriguing Mix from Pittsburgh Artists (Bibliography). , p. f7, Akron Beacon Journal.
    • Lume, C. New and Continuing Obsessions & Concentrations (Bibliography). , p. g1, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

    Book

    • Lume, C. Light Falling Down. .

Artistic and Professional Performances and Exhibits

    Art - Exhibition, One-Person

    • Lume, C. (Present) . Art Gallery, Kemijärvi Art Residency. Kemijärvi, Finland.
    • Lume, C. (Present) . Prescott College. Prescott, Arizona, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Whatever returns from oblivion (for Louise Glück). Drake University, Anderson Gallery. Des Moines, Iowa, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) So much depends upon …. Gallery Gray,
    • Lume, C. (Present) Of air, once, analogous (for Gustaf Sobin). Walker's Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Do what the clouds do (Charles Wright). College of Visual Arts Gallery, St. Paul, Minnesota, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Not Like Fire (Ann Piper). College of Visual Arts, Portals on Western. St. Paul, Minnesota, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Unsatisfied Desire (For Melanie Freeman). Living Arts, Gallery One. Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Desist in my pursuit (Canto XXX (For Beatrice)). University of Wisconsin- Stout, Furlong Gallery. Menomonie, Wisconsin, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Beauty too close will ruin your life (for Charles Wright). Babel Kunst. Trondheim, Norway.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Like an Island Down River From Us (for William Bronk). Central College, Mills Gallery. Pella, Iowa, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) On Credo ut Intellegam (for Schreck, Sheesley, & Walford). Wheaton College, Gallery 1 & 2. Wheaton, Illinios, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) The sun in your mouth (for Barack Obama). Sound Gallery. Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) The Annihilation of Matter (for William Bronk). University of Rochester, Hartnett Gallery. Rochester, New York, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Basho: All/Over. Washington & Jefferson College, Olin Art Gallery. Washington, Pennsylvania, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Luminous Debris (for Gustaf Sobin, 1935-2005). Eastern Oregon University, Nightingale Gallery. Oregon, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Litter (for Mary Oliver). Franklin Art Works. Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Managing Light. Science Museum of Minnesota, Experiment Gallery. St. Paul, Minnesota, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Whispers and other deceptions (for the Theatre Antique d’Orange). Urban Institute of Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Intersect (for Wayne Roosa). Bethel College, Johnson Gallery. St. Paul, Minnesota, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) The first sky is inside you (for Hertha Gast). Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Of desire. Miami University, Hiestand Galleries. Oxford, Ohio, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) What We Know in Part. University of Pittsburgh, Barco Gallery. Pittsburgh, PA, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Vectors and Smoothable Curves. V. A. Gallery, The Kiski School. Saltsburg, PA, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Endless work (for C. Brancusi. Highlights Gallery, S.C.A., Sewickley, PA, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Sottovoce (for Gustaf Sobin). Special Projects Room, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. Pittsburgh, PA, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Of the otherwise obliterated, M.F.A. Exhibition. University of Wisconsin- Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Instances of re-consolidated existence, M.A. Exhibition. University of Wisconsin- Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States.

    Art - Exhibition, Group

    • Lume, C. (Present) International Drawing Annual 9: an exhibition in print. Manifest. Cincinnati, Ohio, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Designed to Win. Kendall College School of Art & Design in conjunction with ArtPrize, Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Light. Prøve Gallery, Duluth, Minnesota, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Neal Marlens & Carol Black: The Wonder Years. Sadie⏐Halie Projects, Brooklyn, New York, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) 1st Annual Alumni Exhibition. Space 101, The Brew House Association. Pittsburgh, PA, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Interstice. McLaurin Institute in conjunction with the Hennes Company Art, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Trade. Bowling Green State University, Fine Art Center Galleries. Bowling Green, Ohio, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Life & Light. University of Minnesota, Larson Gallery. St. Paul, Minnesota, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Light and Landscape. University of Toledo, CVA Art Gallery. Toledo, Ohio, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Connected. 621 Gallery. Tallahassee, Florida, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Being Open: 30 Years, 30 Artists, 30 Careers. Urban Institute of Contemporary Art. Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Follow the Light. Stone Gallery. Dublin, Ireland.
    • Lume, C. (Present) SAD. Weisman Museum of Art. Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Identity. Ephemeral Space, St. Paul, Minnesota, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Northern Exposure. University of Louisville, Belknap Gallery. Louisville, Kentucky, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Interact/react. Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, Minnesota, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Intangible Transformations. Denison University, Granville, Ohio, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Proliferate. University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire, Foster Gallery.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Seedlings. Gallery Co. Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Artists’ Work Program Exhibition: Landing & Process Room. Irish Museum of Modern Art. Dublin, Ireland.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Installation Art. Manhattanville College, Brownson Gallery. Purchase, New York, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Open. Flanker Building, Irish Museum of Modern Art. Dublin, Ireland.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Collage/Assemblage/Montage. Pennsylvania School of Art & Design. Lancaster, PA, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Minnesota Biennial: Sculpture & Installation. Minnesota Museum of American Art. St. Paul, Minnesota, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Texas National 2002. Stephen F. Austin State University, Austin, Texas, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) 4th Annual Regional Juried Exhibition: Art on the Plains. Plains Art Museum. Fargo, North Dakota, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Art in Space XIV: Inside/Outside. Intermedia Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Disparate Sensibilities. University of Wisconsin- Stout, Furlong Gallery. Menomonie, Wisconsin, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Minneapolis 55408. Intermedia Arts. Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Nothing and Everything. The Waiting Room Gallery. Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Traces of Provence: Art After Lacoste. New York, New York, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) 15XXX. University of Akron, Emily Davis Gallery. Akron, Ohio, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) 8-hour Drawings, Part II. Allegheny College, P B & M Galleries. Meadville, Pennsylvania, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Pittsburgh Biennial. Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. Pittsburgh, PA, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) 32 below. A.A.P. Gallery/Three-Rivers Arts Festival. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) End of the Millennium Alumni Exhibition. Wheaton College, Adams Gallery. Wheaton, Illinios, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) Off the Walls. Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) The Brew House Artists Exhibition. The Brew House Association, Space 101. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.
    • Lume, C. (Present) STEEL. The Brew House Association, Space 101. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.

Presentations

    Lecture

    • Lume, C. (2014). Artist Talk and student critiques. , Des Moines, IA, United States.
    • Lume, C. (2013). Artist Talk and Workshop. , Minneapolis, MN, United States.
    • Lume, C. (2012). Artist Talk. , Milwaukee, WI, United States.
    • Lume, C. (2011). Art talk with curator, Diane Mullin. , St. Paul, MN, United States.
    • Lume, C. (2011). Artist Talk. Living Arts, Tulsa, OK, United States.
    • Lume, C. (2011). Artist Panel Discussion. McLaurin Institute, Minneapolis, MN, United States.
    • Lume, C. (2010). Visiting Artist Lectures. , Toledo.
    • Lume, C. (2009). Guest Critic. , St. Paul, MN, United States.
    • Lume, C. (2009). Visiting Artist Lectures. , Pella, IL, United States.
    • Lume, C. (2009). Visiting Artist Lectures. , Wheaton, IL, United States.
    • Lume, C. (2008). Visting Artist Lecture. , New Paltz, NY, United States.
    • Lume, C. (2007). Artist Talk. , Minneapolis, MN, United States.
    • Lume, C. (2007). Artist Talk. , Spencertown, NY, United States.
    • Lume, C. (2007). Visiting Artist Lecture. , Washington, PA, United States.
    • Lume, C. (2006). Visiting Artist Lecture. , LaGrande, OR, United States.
    • Lume, C. (2005). Artist Gallery Talk. , La Crosse, WI, United States.
    • Lume, C. (2005). Artist Talk. , Louisville, KY, United States.
    • Lume, C. (2004). Juror/Artist Lecture. 47th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition, Eau Claire, WI, United States.
    • Lume, C. (2004). Artists Panel Discussion: “Drawing in Space”. , Eau Claire, WI, United States.
    • Lume, C. (2003). Artists Panel Discussion. , Minneapolis, MN, United States.
    • Lume, C. (2003). Artists’ Work Programme Panel Discussion. , Dublin, Ireland.
    • Lume, C. (2002). Failure: Our Fate. Slide lecture to Senior Seminar, St. Paul, MN, United States.
    • Lume, C. (1999). Mirages & Meridians. ,

    Guest Lecture

    • Lume, C. (2005). Art & Culture. , Minneapolis, WI, United States.

    Artist Lecture

    • Lume, C. (2003). Body as Epistemology. , Northfield, MN, United States.
    • Lume, C. (2003). Why and intersection? Why for Wayne Roosa?. , St. Paul, MN, United States.
    • Lume, C. (2002). Artists’ Slide Lecture. Minnesota Biennial: 3-D, St. Paul, MN, United States.
    • Lume, C. (2001). Disparate Sensibilities. , Menomonie, WI, United States.
    • Lume, C. (2001). Perspectives on Installation Art. , Minneapolis, MN, United States.
    • Lume, C. (2000). Artists Talk. Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA, United States.

Grants, Contracts, and Sponsored Research

    Grant

    • Lume, C. Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant.
    • Lume, C. University of Wisconsin-Stout Professional Development Grant.

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships

    Honor

    • (2013)
    • Top 100 Votes, ArtPrize (2013)
    • Selected Artist for The $99 Sale (Juror: Ben Heywood), The Soap Factory (2012)
    • (2008)
    • Panelist for Minnesota State Art Board Artist Initiative 2005 & 2013 Grants, (2005)
    • Texas National Exhibition, (2002)

    Award

    • Outstanding Senior Researcher Award, University of Wisconsin- Stout (2013)
    • "Artist of the Year", Minneapolis/St. Paul weekly arts newspaper (2001)
    • Experimental Psychology Award, Calvin College (1989)

    Fellowship

    • Bush Foundation Artist Fellowship, (2002)
    • MCAD/Jerome Foundation Emerging Artist Felowship, (2002)
    • Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Assistance Fellowship, (2002)