Virgina A. Groot Foundation

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Mike Rathbun
1999 3rd Place recipient

Lives and Works in Oregon

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Education

1995  
MFA, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
1991  
BA. Bethel College, St. Paul, MN

Site Specific Installation/Sculpture

2011   
Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA.
2010            
Schnieder Museum, Ashland, OR.
2009   
Ogle Gallery, Portland, OR
2008            
Western Oregon University, Monmouth OR
2007   
Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID
Suyama Space, Seattle, WA
Bethel College, St Paul MN
2005   
Ogle Gallery, Portland, OR
Art Gym, Marylhurst University, West Linn, OR
Louvin Gallery, St Paul, MN
2004   
Ogle Gallery, Portland, OR
2003            
Bedtime, Chaffey College Childrens Center, Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2002   
Mount Hood College, Portland, OR
Heroic/pathetic Irony, Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN
2001            
Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2000            
Clairmont Graduate University, Clairmont Ca. Wignall Museum, Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park, Skokie, IL

Selected Group Exhibitions

2002            
Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, CA
Virginia Groot Gallery, Chicago, IL
2001 
Working Artists, College of St. Catherine, Working Artists, St. Paul, MN

Grants/Awards/Fellowships

2005  
RACC Grant, Portland, OR
2003            
Pollock-Krasner Grant, New York, NY
2002            
FSP/Jerome Installation, Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN
Betty Bowen Recognition Award, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
2001
Minnesota State Arts Board, Artist Fellowship, St. Paul MN
2000
The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, Artist grant, New York, NY

Teaching Experience

2005-Present            
Assistant Professor, Sculpture, Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR
2004            
Instructor of Sculpture, adjunct, Mount Hood Community College, Gresham, OR
2000-2003            
Instructor of Sculpture, adjunct, Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2001            
Instructor of 3-Design, adjunct, Bethel College, St. Paul MN

Related Experience

2007   
Thesis Advisor, Marylhurst University, West Linn, OR
2005-2006            
Artist Mentor, Union Institute and University, Vermont College
2005   
Panel Member, RACC, Portland OR

 

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