- Nov-Dec., Evidence on the Pavement, Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art, College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL
- May-June, Self Portrait/Personal Apocalypse, Hansen Galleries, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL
- Feb.-March, Testimony of the Pavement, The 930, Louisville, KY.
- Jan.- Feb., A Content of Sorts, Ford Center for the Arts, Knox College, Galesburg, IL.
- Sept.-Nov., Trekking Stubborn, Frick Center, Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, IL.
- Aug.-Sept., The Long Wait, SXU Gallery, Saint Xavier University, Chicago, IL.
- Jan.-April., Up Is Down, Michigan Avenue Galleries, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL.
- Jan.-Feb., Mirror of Nature, Beard Arts Center, Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN.
- Aug.-Nov., Domestic Vision: Twenty-Five Years of the Art of Joel Sheesley, Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso University,Valparaiso, IN.
- March-April, The View From Here, John Brown University, Siloam Springs, AR.
- March, Not a Lifesaving Device, Finestra Artspace, Chicago, IL.
- Jan.-Feb., Above and Below, Adams Gallery, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL.
- Aug.-Sept., Joel Sheesley, Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI.
- Sept.-Nov., Art @ Home, Draewell Gallery, Judson College, Elgin, IL.
- Oct. –Dec., Human/Nature, gescheidle, 118 N. Peoria, Chicago, IL.
- Jan-Feb., Paintings, Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights, IL.
- Oct., (Be)tween, gescheidle, 300 West Superior St., Chicago, IL.
- Summer, ’03, Selected Paintings, Laity Lodge, Kerrville, Texas,.
- Jan. –March, Intimate Geography, St. Peter’s Church, 54th St. and Lexington, NYC.
- Nov.-Dec., The Painted Journey, Safety-Kleen Gallery One, Elgin Community College, Elgin, Il
- May-June, Intimate Geography, Wood Street Gallery, 1239 N. Wood, Chicago.
- Sept., Sheesley/Witkin, Center Art Gallery, Calvin College, Grand Rapids,MI
- Mar.-Aprl., New Paintings, Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI.
- Oct. – Nov., Interiors, Barrington Center for the Arts, Gordon College, Wenham, MA.
- Sept. – Dec. Eve in Suburbia: Paintings by Joel Sheesley, The Olson Gallery, Bethel College, St. Paul, MN
- Sept., Scenes on the Journey, Moreau Art Galleries, St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN.
- Apr., Paintings from the Journey, Union U. Gallery of Art, Union U., Jackson, TN
- Mar. – Apr., More Than Enough, Wood Street Gallery, 1239 N. Wood, Chicago.
- Feb. – Friends on the Journey, Adams Gallery, Wheaton College, Wheaton,IL.
- Oct. – Nov., Suburban Thesaurus, Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, River Forest,
- Feb., Paintings: Journey Series, Robert Kidd Gallery, 107 Townsend St., Birmingham, MI.
- March, The Journey, Wood Street Gallery, 1239 N. Wood, Chicago, IL.
- Feb., New Paintings, Weaver Gallery, Bethel College, Mishawaka IN.
- Feb., Static Migration, Kay Garvey Gallery, 230 W. Superior, Chicago, IL.1994
- March, Recent Work, Vandervelde Gallery, Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights, IL.
- October, Choice Lots, DeMattias Gallery, Kansas Newman College, Wichita, KS. February, Absence of Paradise, Adams Gallery, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL.
- October, Organized Play, Sloan Gallery, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN.
- September, Level Fields, Kubiak Gallery, Oneonta, NY.
- January, Suburban Thesaurus, Kay Garvey Gallery, Chicago, Il.
- November, Paintings, Wilson Galleries, Anderson University, Anderson, IN.
- March, Paintings, Lower Armington Center Gallery, Greenville College, Greenville, IL.
- November, Domestic Policies, Kay Garvey Gallery, Glen Ellyn, IL.
- November,Provisional Measures, Adams Gallery, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL.
- September, New Paintings, Judson College, Elgin, IL.
- Appropriate Techniques, Art and Development in Estancita, Documentation of art and development project completedin March, l985, in the Dominican Republic. Exhibition at Adams Hall Gallery, Wheaton College,Wheaton, IL.
- January, No Autonomy, Bernal Gallery, Chicago, IL.
- April, One Person Show, Bernal Gallery, Chicago, IL.
- October, Paintings, Ludlow-Hyland Gallery, 20 East 35th Street, NYC
INVITATIONAL AND GROUP EXHIBITIONS
- Feb.-March, “Guy Chase Tribute Exhibition,” Rowland Art Gallery, Greenville College, Greenville, IL.
- Sept.-Nov., “Signs of Change: Social Movement Cultures 1968-Present,” Exit Art, 475 Tenth Avenue, New York, NY, JoshMacPhee, curator.
- Oct. – Dec., “figure 9: contemporary figurative painters”, Fine Arts Gallery, SUNY Oneonta.
- May, “If One Had the Grace,” Collaborative Performance, Adams Gallery, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL.
- April – May, “2007 Mid America Print Council Juried Members Exhibition,” Safety-Kleen Gallery One, Elgin CommunityCollege, Elgin, IL.
- Sept.-Nov., “Views from the Heartland,” Signs of Life Gallery, Lawrence, Kansas.
- June – Feb. ’07, “Expressing Faith: Selected Works form the Museum Collection,” Billy Graham Center Museum, Wheaton, IL.
- April – “Wrestling with Beauty,” Buswell Memorial Library, Wheaton College, David Hooker curator.
- Feb. – “Realism,” Robert Kidd Gallery, 107 Townsend, Birmingham, MI.
- Nov. – Feb. ‘06, “A Broken Beauty,” Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA.
- Aug. – Sept., “The Next Generation,” MOBIA, 1865 Broadway, New York, NY.
- Aug., “About Looking at Things,” Gescheidle, 300 W. Superior, Chicago, IL.
- July-Aug., “Invitational Exhibition: Gallery & Guest Artists,” Denise Bibro Fine Art, 529 W. 20th St. , New York, NY.
- Aug.-Sept., “Natural Vistas,” Arts Midland, Midland, MI.. Bruce Winslow, curator.
- Nov., “Shake the Coat: A Midwestern Tribute to Gregory Gillespie,” Carlson Tower Gallery, North Park University, Chicago, IL., Tim Lowly, curator.
- Aug.-Oct., “The Interior Journey in Contemporary Landscape,” Northern IL University Museum, DeKalb, IL., Jo Burke, curator.
- Sept.-Oct., “What We Have Seen,” Arcadia Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI., Tim Lowly, curator.
- Aug.-Oct., “Searching for the Spiritual,” DePree Art Center and Gallery, Hope College, Holland , MI., Jack Wilson, curator.
- Feb., “Day to Day (painting the personal),”Holy Covenant United Methodist Church, 925 Diversey, Chicago, IL., Tim Lowly, curator.
- Jan.-Feb., “Spiritual Inquires,” Struve Gallery,” 309 W. Superior, Chicago,IL., Bill Struve, curator.
- Oct., Sharp/Danka Gallery, South Suburban College, South Holland, Il.
- Sept.-Nov., One Illinois Center, 111 E. Wacker Dr. Chicagp, four paintings exhibited in main lobby.
- July-Aug., “A Summer Sampler”, The Lookout Gallery, Regent College, Vancouver, British Columbia.
- June-July, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, 30 S Wacker Dr., Chicago, three paintings exhibited in main lobby.
- Dec.-Jan, “Contemporary Visions”, Alford House, Anderson Fine Arts Center, Anderson, IN., Jason Knapp, curator.
- May, “Genesis to Revelation: the Old and New Testament in Contemporary Art”, Richard H. Love Contemporary Gallery, Chicago.
- April, “Revealing Light”, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, sponsored by Inter Varsity Christian Fellowship.
- November, “Reflections of the Spirit,” Kreft Center Gallery, Concordia College, Ann Arbor, MI.
- September, “Urban/Suburban,” Fine Arts Center Gallery, Triton College, River Grove, IL.
- December, Wheaton College Art Faculty, Adams Gallery, Wheaton College,
- October, “Urban, Suburban and Rural Landscapes,”Bruce Gallery, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Curator: William Cox.
- March/April, “Illinois Painters Exhibition,” Springfield Art Association, Illinois.
- January, Nicaraguan Solidarity Posters, Puerto Rican Cultural Center, Chicago, IL.
- September/December, The Sacred Image, traveling show, Messiah College, PA.; Greenville College, IL.; Judson College, IL.
- November, “Pedestrian,” four-person show, John Hancock Center, 875 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL.
- November/December, Art on Paper, Sixteenth Weather-spoon Annual Exhibition, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC.
- March, Gallery Artists Exhibit, Bernal Gallery, 612 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL.
- February, Gallery Artists Exhibit, Gallery Yssa, 123 East 57th Street, New York City.
- August, Ashawag Hall, Springs, New York. August, Three-Person Show, Bernal Gallery, 612 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago.
- Rockford Midwestern Exhibition, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL. Juror: Tory Foliard. Awards: Best in Show, and Dean Alan Olson Purchase Award.
- National Academy of Design, “175thAnnual Exhibition,” New York, NY.
- May, Sacred Arts XVI, Billy Graham Museum, Wheaton, IL. Award: R. Love Prize.
- May, Sacred Arts XII, Billy Graham Museum, Wheaton, IL., Award: First Prize.
- May, The Chicago Show, Chicago Public Library Cultural Center, Chicago, IL., Jurors: Neal Benezra, Kenneth Burkhart, Marva Pitchford Jolly, Paul Sierra, Lynne Warren.
- March, Florida National Competition, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL., Juror: Univesity Faculty.
- August, Illinois State Fair Professional Art Exhibitions, Springfield, IL. Award: First Prize Painting, Juror: Don McNeil.
- March, Kansas 14th National Small Painting and Print Exhibition, Fort Hays State University, Juror: Harold Joe Waldrum.
- March, Galex 23rd National Exhibition, Galesburg Civic Art Center, Illinois, Juror: William Struve.
- Jan/Feb, Greater Midwest International Exhibition IV, Central Missouri State University, Juror: Richard Koshalek.
- August, Illinois State Fair Professional Art Exhibition, Springfield, IL., Juror, Tom Toperzer
- April, 38th Spiva Annual Competition, Joplin, Mo., Award: Honorable Mention. Juror, Karen Ripley.
- February-March, Galex 22, Galesburg Civic Art Center, Galesburg, IL. Award: Merit Award. Juror: Gary Gordon.
- February-March, Florida National, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FLA. Juror: Eric Siegeltuch.
- January-February, Parkside National Small Print Exhibition, University of Wisconsin, Parkside, WI. Juror: Rudy Pozzatti.
- November, Norris Gallery Vicinity Exhibition, Norris Cultural Arts Center, St. Charles, IL. Jurors: Arthur Kdav and Albert Pounian.
- November, Sioux City Biennial, Sioux City, IA. Award: Juror’s Award, Thomas N. Armstrong III, Director, Whitney Museum of American Art.
- July, Chautauqua National Exhibit of American Art, Chautauqua, New York, Juror, Nina Freudenheim.
- April, Open Spectrum, David Adler Cultural Center, Libertyville, IL., Juror, Susan Senseman.
- March, llth Annual Harper College Illinois Print and Drawing Exhibition, Wm. Rainey Harper College, Palatine, IL., Juror, Keith Achepohl
REVIEWS, ARTICLES, BOOKS
* Miller, Chris, “Review: Joel Sheesley/Chicago Cultural Center,” Newcity Art, Feb. 1, 2010.
*Artner, Alan, “In the Galleries”, Chicago Tribune, Section 7, Friday, March 21, 2008, p. 13.
*Huck, Sharon, “Art Professor Is Rubbing Elbows with Rembrandt,” Daily Herald, Section 5, Feb. 23, 2007, p.1.
*Prescott, T. ed., A Broken Beauty, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Grand Rapids/Cambridge, 2005, pp. 83-85.
*Pongracz, P. and Roosa, W., The Next Generation: Contemporary Expressions of Faith, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Grand Rapids/Cambridge, 2005, pp,14-28.
*Artner, Alan. Chicago Tribune, Section 7, p. 15, Oct. 31, 2003.
*Romaine, James, “A Conversation with Joel Sheesley,” Objects of Grace, Square Halo Books, 2002, pp. 137-149.
* Harmon, Elizabeth, Daily Herald, “A journey on canvas,” Friday, Dec. 13, 2002, Neighbor, p.1, Sec. 5 (illustrated0.
*Ackerman, Lindsay, Advance, Grand Rapids, “Arts & Entertainment,” Aug. 28, 2001, p.2,sec.B.
*Krissoff, Sylvia, The Grand Rapids Press, “Fortitude and Forebearance,” Sunday, Sept. 9, 2001, B4.
*Roosa, Wayne, The Sacred Art Exhibition Series, “Paradise Lost, Paradise Sublimated: The Suburban Paintings of Joel Sheesley,” pp. 6 – 8, (Exhibition Catalog) 2000.
*Grant, Jennifer, The Wheaton Sun, Community, “Urban Canvas: Area Artist’s Works Portray His View of Life in the Suburbs,” pp. 4&8, Sept. 1, 2000.
*Mahmoud, Ben, DeKalb Daily Chronicle, Life Styles, “’Shake the Coat’ A Perfect Example of how realism Should Be Done,” pp. D1 – 2, Nov. 19, 2000.
*Cohen, Deri Guten, Detroit Free Press, Entertainment, “Imagination Closes Gaps in Understanding,: p. 8G, March 25, 2001.
*Polanski, G. Jurek, Artscope.net, Reviews: “Joel Sheesley; Deborah Maris Lader; Joyce Owens,” April 2000
*Ostrowski, Darlene, The Wheaton Leader, Section 2, pp.1&3, (illustrated)March8,’95 *Victoria, Lautman, “Artistic License,” WBEZ Chicago Public Radio, Mar. 3, 1995.
*Artner, Alan. Chicago Tribune, Section 7, p.45, March 3,1995.
*Walford, E. John. Image: A Journal of the Arts & Religion, “Joel Sheesley: A Profile,” (illustrated) pp. 23-36. Fall 1993.
*Lewis, Diane. The Wichita Eagle, Art Section, (illustrated) Nov.6,1993.
*Artner, Alan. Chicago Tribune, Section 7, p. 46. Jan. 24, 1992.
*Wintner, Barbara S. Daily Herald, Section 2, p.1. (illustrated) Jan. 20, 1992.
*Kotlarczyk, Carol. Daily Herald, Section 5, p.1. (illustrated) May 2, 1991.
*Seigenthaler, K. Chicago Tribune, Du Page, Section 2, p.1 (illustrated)May 1, 1991.
*Hocker, Bev. Daily Herald, Section 6, p.1. March 3, 1991 *Brown, Robert. Wheaton Daily Journal, p.5, (ilustrated) Dec. 5,1986.
*Schelkopf, Eric. Carol Stream Press, p.2, (illustrated) Nov. 26, 1986. *Haydon, Harold. Chicago Sun-Times. p.52, April 17, 1981.
*Collins, Kevin. State Times, SUNY Oneonta, p.5, Sept. 23, 1980.
*Elliott, David. Chicago Sun-Times, Aug. 1980.
*Vastol, Wen. New Art Examiner, May, 1979.
*Furious Lullaby, Cover Art “Interior with Crucifix and Nothing Special,” Chapbook Poetry by Oliver de la Paz, Southern Illinois University Press, 2007.
*My Father’s Bones, Cover Art “What Goes Up?” Chapbook Poetry by Jill Pelaez Baumgaertner, Finishing Line Press, Georgetown, Kentucky, 2006.
*Winter Converstion, Program Cover for Advent-Christmas Vespers, 2006, Valparaiso University.
*Goudzwaard, Bob. “De zelfbevestiging voorbij,” LEV Tijdschrift uitgegeven door stichting L’Abri – Nederland, jaargang 9 nr. 1 2004, pp. 3-6.
*Anderson, C. and Bowden, S. eds., CIVA XXV Faith and Vision, Square Halo Books, Baltimore, 2005, p. 41,178,187.
*Image a Journal of the Arts and Religion – web site, “Artist of the Month,” Summer/Fall ’05.
*The Christian Century, Aug. 28 – Sept. 10, 2002, “Art” p. 40.
*Independent Publisher’s Group, Spring 1996 Catalog, cover.
*The Other Side, July/ August 1995, pp.21-22.
*The Wilson Quarterly, Spring 1995, “Religion and the Writer,” pp.8,9,16.
* CIVA Silver, Codex VI, Edward Knippers, CIVA Editions, 2004.
*Codex CIVA, James Stambaugh, CIVA Editions, 1995.
BOOKS & ARTIST’S PUBLICATIONS
*Sheesley, Joel, Image: Art, Faith, Mystery, “Freedom,” pp73-76, Number 75, Fall 2012.
*Sheesley, Joel, Books and Culture: A Christian Review, “On World-Making,” pp34-35, Nov/Dec. 2012.
*Hertzlieb, Gregg, Domestic Vision: Twenty-Five Years of the Art of Joel Sheesley, Lutheran University Press, 2008.
*Sheesley, Joel, Books and Culture: A Christian Review, “The Beauty of Borrowing,” pp. 16-18,volume 8, number 1, Jan/Feb 2002.
*Sheesley, Joel, Image: A Journal of the Arts and Religion, “Wreckage and Rescue: the Art of Bradford Johnson, Spring 2000.
*Sheesley, Joel, Image: A Journal of the Arts and Religion, “Jerome Witkin: a Profile,” Fall 1995.
*Sheesley, J. and Bragg, W. Sandino in the Streets, Indiana University Press, 1991.
*Sheesley, J. Nuevo Diario, (Nicaragua), “Las Imagenes de Sandino.” Aug. 1986.
*Sheesley, J. New Art Examiner, “Images of Sandino,” June 1986.
AWARDS, GRANTS, CONFERENCES/PAPERS, PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
- Landscape: the Knowable Mystery, sabbatical leave from Wheaton College. Project focus: landscape painting. Intensive six month plein air painting project in Lincoln Marsh, Wheaton, IL. Collaboration with Wheaton Park District.
- Award: “Knippers Award in Painting,” CIVA.
- Conference paper: “Craft and Concept in George Tooker, Traditional Japanese Screen Painting, and Neurological Research,” George Tooker Symposium, North Park University, Sept. 2011.
- Award: Dean Alan Olson Purchase Award, Rockford Midwestern Exhibition, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL.(“All the Days”)
- Award: Best of Show, Rockford Midwestern Exhibition, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford , IL. (“Dream at a Crossroads”)
- Workshop Leader: Glen Workshop, Santa Fe, NM, Plein Air Painting.
- Workshop Leader: CIVA Summer Workshop in Figure Drawing, July, Gordon College, MA.
- Grant: National Endowment for the Arts: $10,000 grant in support :Domestic Vision: 25 Years of the Art of Joel Sheesley, granted to the Brauer Museum, Valparaiso, IN.
- Award: Finalist, Arlin G. Meyer Prize in the Visual Arts, Lilly Fellows Program, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN.
- Sabbatical Leave Wheaton College, Fall Semester, 2006.
- Grant: Printmaking Workshop: Corridor Press, Corridor Press, Otego, New York, Sept. 15 – Oct. 14, 2006, Wheaton College Alumni Faculty Grant Program.
- Schoenhals Symposium, Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY, Speaker and Guest ArtistsRoberts Wesleyan Cultural Life Lecture Series: “Richard Niebuhr’s Christ and Culture: An Artistic Response.”
- CIVA Conference, Images of the Body, Gordon College, MA, June, Panel/Paper: “Visual Encounter: Biblical Prophecy and Contemporary Art”
- A Narratable World: The Theological Implications of Story, IMAGE Conference, Seattle Pacific University, WA, Nov., Panel/Paper: “Narrative and Authority in the Works of Witkin, Gober, and Richter”
- Award: Artists Fellowship, Illinois Arts Council monetary award for 2002.
- Geneva Lecture, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, Oct. 5&6, Lecture: “Nourishing the Religious in Art and Artists”
- A Presence Seen, CIVA Conference, University of Dallas, Dallas, TX, May 31 – June 3. Plenary Paper: “Strategies of Engagement”
- Lutheranism, the Arts, and Higher Education, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN, April 27 – 29. Panel: “Three Speculative Proposals for Lutheranism, the Arts, and Higher Education.
- Sacred Arts Exhibition Series, organized by Basilica of Saint Mary’s Millennium 2000 Committee, at Bethel College, St. Paul, MN., Oct. 12, Paper: “Eve in Suburbia: Reflections on Inspiration, the Transcendent and the Mundane.”
- CIVA Scholars Symposium, U. of Notre Dame, IN, June 8-11, Paper: “Artist-Scholars in the Cultural Marketplace.”
- Award: Senior Scholarship Achievement Award, Wheaton College monetary recognition for scholarship, 2000 – 2002.
- Anderson University Fine Arts Festival, Anderson, IN, March 21, Address: “Artistic Faith”
- Gordon College Convocation, Gordon College, MA, Oct. 29, Convocation, Address: “The Stalker’s Thesaurus.”
- Sabbatical Leave, Wheaton Colllege project: paintings for “More than Enough,” one person show, Wood St. Gallery
- Fellowship Grant, Finalist, Illinois Arts Council
- International Arts Movement, New York City, March 13, Key Note Address: “Content: The Substance of Things Hoped For.”
- Wheaton College Chapel, Wheaton, IL, Dec., Chapel Address: “Combine It With Faith.”
- Mid America College Art Association Conference, Lexington, KY, Oct., Paper: “Spiritual Content and Postmodern Rhetoric”
- Artrageous, Cornerstone Festival, Julyy, Speaker: “Biblical Narrative and Popular Culture,” and “Shaping a Christian Narrative.”
- PEW Christology Seminar, Paper: “A Christian Mind Considers the Painting of Lucian Freud.”
- InterVarsity Summer Institute for Graduate Students in the Visual Arts, Regent College, Vancouver, Canada. Papers: “A Biblical Framework for Artistic Narrative,” and “Silence and Voice in Art.”
- Image Conference, Wichita, KS. Speaker: “The Vocation of the Visual Artist.”
- Columbia Seminary, Decatur, Georgia, Walter Brueggemann seminar. Speaker: “Styles of Biblical Narrative in Art and Popular Culture.”
- Sabbatical Leave: Wheaton College. Project: Create paintings for “Suburban Thesaurus.”
- Mid America College Art Association, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Paper: “Postmodern Art Practice and the Representation of Religious Belief.”
- Mid America Latin American Studies Conference, Cedar Falls, Iowa, Paper: “Sandino in the Streets: A Productive Use of the Artist’s Point of View.”
- World Relief, San Salvador, El Salvador. Consultant: “Art and Community Development.”
- Visiting Artist, Bethel College, Mishawaka, IN.
- Schoenhals Fine Arts Symposium, Greenville College, Greenville, IL. Keynote Address: “Weeds Among the Wheat: Diversity of Expression in Contemporary Art.”
- Mid America College Art Association, Cincinnati, Ohio. Paper: “The Artist as Map Maker: A Taxonomy of Strategies.”
- International Conference on Representing Revolution in Literature and the Visual Arts, West Georgia College, Atlanta, Georgia. Paper: “The Image of Sandino in Revolutionary Nicaragua.”
- Mid America College Art Association, Kansas City, MO. Paper: “The Tacit Dimension in Art: Discovery and Silence.”
- PEW Grant: Writing Across the Curriculum, Wheaton College. Project: “Relevancy of Writing: An Experiment Testing the Effect of Short In-Class Writing Assignments on the Question of Perceived Course Relevance.”
- University of Chicago Midwest Faculty Seminar, University of Chicago. Topic: “Self and Its Representations: Constituting the Self in Prose, Painting and Poetry.”
- Foundations in Art, Theory, and Education, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.
- Mid America College Art Association, Minneapolis, MN. Paper: “Studio Art Education: Impediments to Humanistic Concern.”
- PEW Grant, Wheaton College. Seminar: “Writing Across the Curriculum.”
- Third World Conference, Chicago, IL. Papers: “The Popular Images of Sandino: Communication a National Identity in the New Nicaragua,” and “Writing On the Walls: An Experiment in Popular Communication of Development Concepts Through Participatory Public Art in the Dominican Republic.”
- Nuevo Amanacer, Nuevo Diario, Managua, Nicaragua, June, ’86. Article: “Las Imagenes de Sandino.”
- New Art Examiner, June, ’86. Article: “Images of Sandino.”
- Mid America College Art Association, Indianapolis, IN. Paper: “Processing Sandino.”
- State University of New York at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY. Lecture: “Revolutionary Art in Nicaragua.”
- Sabbatical in Central America, Nicaragua and Dominican Republic. Projects: Nicaragua: Photographic documentation of popular political art; Dominican Republic: Participatory Public Art and Issues of Community Development.
- Study Tour: Nicaragua, Sandinista Association of Cultural Workers, Managua, Nicaragua.