Lenore Thomas




2000-2003   University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin: Masters of Fine Art degree in Printmaking

1997            University ofWisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin: Certificate in Art Education with a concentration in Printmaking   

1993              Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin: BA in Fine Arts and BA in Religious Studies    


Academic Appointments

2007 – present        Assistant Professor of Printmaking, School of Arts and Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

2013              James A. Schwalback Gallery, Baraboo, Wisconsin: to be titled (upcoming)

2012              Elzay Gallery, Ada Ohio: The space between

2011              Slocumb Gallery, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee: Wide open spaces and orange juice

                      Haydon Center for the Arts, Lincoln, Nebraska: There is no plan B

2009           Kipp Gallery, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania: Imminent and Delicious

2007              Markel Fine Arts, New York, New York: A luscious blend of mysterious forms and imaginary friends

                      Foyer Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky: Inducement of Reverie

2003              Porter Butts Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin: Information and Recall

                       Seventh Floor Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin: BLUR


Group Exhibitions

2012               Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Subtlety in the Age of Spectacle (upcoming)

                        Clarion University Art Gallery, Clarion, Pennsylvania: What’s up Pittsburgh (upcoming)

2011                 Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee: Small Packages

                        Unviversity of Ca’ Foscari, Department of Comparitive Cultural and Language StudiesVenice, Italy: States of the State: A Contemporary Survey of American Printmaking

                        University Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: On A Lucky Day A Surprising Balance Of Forms And Spaces Will Appear

                        Clarion University Gallery, Clarion, Pennsylvania: Subtlety in the Age of Spectacle

                        Gallery of Contemporary Art at St. Louis Community College, St. Louis, Missouri: Buckilibrium

                        Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, New York: Affordable Art Fair

2010                Loop Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Small works

                        Penang State Art Gallery and The Tuanku Fauziah Museum and Gallery, Penang, Malaysia: 2nd Penang International Print Exhibition

                        Center for Emerging Visual Artists, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Selections from Clusters

                        Climate/Gallery, Long Island City, New York: Prolific Impressions: Printmaking Now

                        Downtown Initiative for the Visual Arts, Eugene, Oregon: Regionalism: New Art by North American Printmakers

                        Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Clusters

                        Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, Dallas, Texas: Dallas Art Fair

2009              Shanxi University Art Gallery, Taiyuan, China: International Printmaking Exhibition

                        Baker Center for the Arts, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania: Prints About Place

                        Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute Gallery, Jingdezhen, China: 2nd Sanbao International Printmaking Exhibition

                        Happy Dog Gallery, Chicago, Illinois: Sharing the road

                        Markel Fine Arts, Los Angeles, California: Los Angeles Art Show

2008              FE Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: In the Making: 250 years/ 250 artists

                        Garson Baker Fine Arts, New York, New York: Small Wonders

                        Strohl Galleries, Chautauqua, New York: Contemporary Prints

                        Erie Art Museum, Erie, Pennsylvania: 85th Annual Spring Show (juror, Dave Hickey)

                        VanStraaten Gallery, Merchandise Mart: Chicago, Illinois: Art Chicago

                        Gallery 5, Richmond, Virginia: Repressed III

                        Five In One Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee: Gimme Baby Robots

                        Roennebaeksholm Kunst og Kulturcenter, Naestved International Mini Print Exhibition, Denmark

2007              Van Straaten Gallery, Miami, Florida: Red Dot Fair

                        Markel Fine Arts, Miami, Florida: Red Dot Fair

                        Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee: Packages Large and Small

                        Academy of Arts, Tallinn, Estonia: ADD: Analog Digital Disorder

                        Riverhouse Editions, Merchandise Mart, Chicago, Illinois: Art Chicago

                        Zone Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri: Drive by Press Exhibition

                        Rochester Contempoary, Rochester, New York: Transformation

                        Herron Galleries, Indianapolis, Indiana: Faculty Show

                        Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI: One and Only

2006              Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, New York: Narrative Abstraction

                        M% Gallery at Flow, Miami, Florida: Flow Miami

                        Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee: Small Packages 12

                        National Academy, New York, New York: 181st Annual Exhibition

                        Crossman Gallery, Whitewater, Wisconsin: Paintings on the Edge

                        Commonwealth Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin: GroupGroup

                        Carmel Arts and Design District Gallery, Carmel, Indiana: Dreamscapes

                        Beilouny Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana: Visual Fringe

                        Dairy Barn Art Center, Athens, Ohio: Forging Connections, MAPC Members Juried Exhibition

                        Sling Shot Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin: Lowest common denominator

                        M% Gallery, Chicago, Illinois: Art Chicago 2006

                        Fresh Paint, Culver City, California: Spring Show

                        Winnebago Studios Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin: Cracker Jack Surprise

                        Porter Butts Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin: University of Wisconsin-Madison Alumni Show

                        M% Gallery at Scope, New York, New York: Scope New York

                        Big Car Gallery North, Indianapolis, Indiana: Lenore Thomas with Kelly Beerbower and Adrian Stanley

                        Hastings College Art Gallery, Hastings, Nebraska: Merely the substitution of one piece of nonsense for another

2005              M% Gallery at Townhouse Hotel, Miami: Scope

                        Marsh Special Projects Gallery, Indianapolis: Performing One Particular Function

                        Nova space, Chicago, Illinois: Nova Young Art Fair

                        M% Gallery at Pier 92, New York, New York: AAF Contemporary Art Fair

                        Art Tank Gallery, Milledgeville, Georgia: Pretty and Smells Good

                        Impact Conference, Poland and Germany: Cultural Transport/Moving Target

                        Beverly Art Center, Chicago, Illinois: Seven reasons to leave your house

                        M% Gallery, Flatotel, New York, NewYork: Scope

                        Christopher Martin Gallery, Dallas, Texas: Group Show

                        Corcoran Art School Gallery, Washington DC: Pretty and Smells Good

2004              M% Gallery at Gansevoort Hotel, New York, NewYork: Scope

                        TBA Space, Chicago, Illinois: STRAY Show

                        Commonwealth Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin: Overlay

                        G. Gibson Gallery, Seattle, Washington: Blueprint

                        Mason Gross School of the Arts, New Brunswick, New Jersey: 3-Diversity, Discourse and Dimension/Blueprint

2004              A.  Rudin,  Merchandise Mart, Chicago, Illinois

                        Suburban Fine Arts Center, Highland Park, Illinois: Altered States

2003              The Wakeley Gallery, Bloomington, Illinois: Made in Madison

                        Crossman Gallery, Whitewater, Wisconsin: The Mediated Image

                        citiArts Space, Madison, Wisconsin: PAINT

                        Museo de Arte de Brasilia, Brazil: Centro-Oeste Nucleo Madison

                        410 Project, Mankato, Minnesota: Another Line

                        Crossman Gallery, Whitewater, Wisconsin: Scholarship

                        University of Texas-Austin, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Louisiana State University: Three Aces

                        University of Wisconsin-Marshfield Art Gallery, Marshfield, Wisconsin: Prints

                        Conklin Gallery, Mankato, Minnesota:  Rock Lock


Public Collections

                        Neuberger Museum, Purchase, New York

                        Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute University, Jingdezhen, China

                        Anchor Graphics. Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois

                        Syracuse University Galleries, Syracuse, New YorK

                        Corcoran Gallery, Corcoran School of Art, Washington DC,

                        University of Mississippi, SGC Print Collection, Mississippi

                        Madison Museum of Contemporary Arts, Permanent Collection, Madison, Wisconsin

                        University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, UWGB Permanent Collection

                        University of Arizona, Print Collection, Tucson, Arizona

                        Wisconsin Union, Print Collection, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

                        East Carolina University Print Guild (Satan’s Camaro)

                        Small Craft Advisory Press, Florida State University (Satan’s Camaro)

                        Kumu Museum of Art, A.D.D. Portfolio, Tallinn, Estonia(Satan’s Camaro)

                        ANCHOR GRAPHICS, Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois (Satan’s Camaro)