Conferences, Grants, Collections

2020 National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian, Washington D.C., Founders of AIM (The American Indian Movement)

2015 Hippie Localism, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

2012  Print Collection, Pinhole Photography, New Mexico Historical Society

2008-2009  McKnight Foundation Grant, Native Artists, Portraits and Profiles of Ojibwe Artists in Minnesota, University of Minnesota Press

2002  Collection of fine art and commercial photography, Minnesota Historical Society, Minnesota History Center, St Paul, MN

2001  Nadine Blacklock Fellowship for Women Nature Photographers

Blacklock Foundation and Jerome Foundation

1999-2001 Women's Art Registry of MN Mentor Grant, Jerome Foundation

1985-1988 The Iron Range Documentation Project, Split Rock, University of MN

1986-1987 The Reunion of Sisters Conference, University of Kuopio, Finland and University of Minnesota Immigrant History Department

Selected Awards in Children's Publishing

2003 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, South Dakota Reading Council

2002 Outstanding Achievement for Farmer's Market, Families Working Together

2002 Children's Cooperative Book Center, Madison,WI Recommended Book for Farmer's Market, Families Working Together

2000 Parent's Choice Award for Grandchildren of the Lakota

1995 Elizabeth Burr Award, Wisconsin Library Association and Notable Wisconsin Authors for Cranberries, Fruit of the Bogs

1993 and 1995 Children's Reading Round Table of Chicago

1986 Reading Rainbow Book for Rodeo

1983 Outstanding Science Book for Children for Large Animal Veterinarians

Several Notable Children's Trade Books in the field of Social Studies

Solo Exhibitions

2009  Farr Cattle Company, CWB Gallery, Magdalena, NM

2008  Portraits from the Peace Movement, 1970, Rarig Center, Univ of MN 

(with Minnesota History Theatre’s Performance of Peace Crimes)

2004  Landscapes, Lakescapes, Springboard for the Arts, Saint Paul, MN

2002  Pinhole and Plastic Camera Work, Hopkins Center for the Arts,                       Hopkins, Minnesota

2001  Pinhole Landscapes, Frank Stone Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1996  Lakota Portraits, South Dakota Historical Society, Pierre, SD

Selected Group Exhibitions 

2019  New Mexico Art League, Sky's the Limit, Albuquerque, NM

2018 Alternative Photography, Remarque Print Workshop, Albuquerque, NM

2014 Framing the Field, Morrison Gallery, University of Mn, Morris, MN

2013 Framing the Field, Minnesota Museum of American Art, St Paul, MN  

2012  Women and Water Rights, Concerning Water, Traveling Exhibition,

Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, Wisconsin

2011  Women and Water Rights, Traveling Exhibition, Cascade

Meadows Wetlands & Environmental Science Center, Rochester, MN

2010  Women and Water Rights, Rivers of Regeneration, 

Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota

2009   WARM Chronicles, a Journey through Visual Landscapes

The Minneapolis Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota

2003   Clouds and Shadows, James J. Hill Gallery,

Minnesota Historical Society, St Paul, Minnesota

2002  WARM Annual Juried Exhibition, College of Visual Arts, 

Honorable Mention Award, St  Paul, Minnesota (Juried by New Mexico artist Juan Quick-to-See Smith)

2000  WARM Mentor Exhibition, Soap Factory, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1999 and 2001 WARM Annual Juried Exhibition, Intermedia Arts, 

Honorable Mention Awards,  Minneapolis, Minnesota

1998  Members Exhibit, Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, Wisconsin

1996 Earth Wind and Fire, Minnesota Artists Exhibition Program

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota  

1989 Minneapolis Institute of Art Biennial, Minneapolis Institute of Art