EDUCATION

2019                   Master of Fine Art, 2D Studies

Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

2016                   Bachelor of Art, Painting and Drawing, Summa Cum Laude

The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth Minnesota

Minors: Psychology, Women and Gender Studies

2014                   Edge of the Outback Photography Study Abroad Program

La Trobe University, Mildura, Victoria, Australia

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

2019                  Instructor of Record, First-Year Program, Bowling Green State University

(ART1120: Space and Time – 3D/4D Design)

2018                  Instructor of Record, First-Year Program, Bowling Green State University

(ART1030: Perception and Color – 2D Design)

NON-ACADEMIC POSITIONS

Current           Community Engagement and Development Manager, Duluth Art Institute, Duluth, MN

2019-20           Education Director, Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN

2018                   Graduate Student Ambassador, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

Assistant Art Camp Instructor, Duluth Art Institute, Duluth, MN

2017-18             Gallery Assistant, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

                            Painting Studio Assistant, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

2016-17            Assistant Curator, Prøve Gallery, Duluth, MN

2012-15            Staff Artist, The College of St. Scholastica Theatre, Duluth, MN

EXHIBITIONS

2021                   Exhibition in Motion, Group Exhibition, 51st Society of North American Goldsmiths Conference

2020                  Material, Solo Exhibition, Duluth Art Institute, Duluth, MN

Image, Digital Group Exhibition, East Central Regional Arts Counsel, Hinkley, MN

Response, Digital Group Exhibition, Duluth Art Institute, Duluth, MN

2019                   Home, Group Exhibition, ROY G BIV Gallery, Columbus, OH

MFA Exhibition, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

2018                   Waterloo Arts Juried Exhibition, Group Exhibition, Waterloo Arts Gallery, Cleveland, OH

Millennial Juried Exhibition, Group Exhibition, K12 & TEJAS Gallery, Dayton, OH

2017                   WTF! Feminist Art Exhibit, Group Exhibition, Prøve Gallery, Duluth, Minnesota

                            Sarah M. Brokke Group Exhibition, Group Exhibition, Zeitgeist Arts Cafe, Duluth, Minnesota

2016                  Transistor, Group Exhibition, Prøve Gallery, Duluth, Minnesota

                            CSS Art Exhibition, Group Exhibition, Prøve Gallery, Duluth, Minnesota

                            Disclosure, Solo Exhibition, The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

2015                   Impermanently Content, Group Exhibition, Prøve Gallery Duluth, Minnesota

Senior Studio Exhibition, Group Exhibition, The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

Plys with Purpose, Group Exhibition, Prøve Gallery, Duluth, Minnesota

Ripple Effect, Group Exhibition, Prøve Gallery, Duluth, Minnesota

Body Study, Solo Exhibition, The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

2014                  Edge of the Outback, Group Exhibition, La Trobe University, Mildura, Victoria, Australia

HONORS/AWARDS/SCHOLARSHIPS

2019                   Marilyn Singleton/Medici Circle Graduate Leadership Award, BGSU, Bowling Green, OH

Regalia Award, BGSU, Bowling Green, OH

First Place, Self-Care as Resistance: Women’s Health Symposium, BGSU, Bowling Green, OH

Certificate of Teaching Excellence, BGSU, Bowling Green, OH

2017                   Graduate Assistantship, BGSU, Bowling Green, OH

                            Graduate Student Tuition Scholarship, BGSU, Bowling Green, OH

2016                   Outstanding Senior Award, The College of St. Scholastica Art Department, Duluth, MN

2015-2016        Langlois Scholarship, The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN

2015                   Senior Class of '96-'00 Scholarship, The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN

2014-15            Circle of Excellence Award, The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN

2013-16            The St. Scholastica Grant, The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN

2013-14            Cheryl & Richard LeBeau Scholarship, The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN

2012-16            Benedictine Scholarship, The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN

Alumni Referral Scholarship, The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN

EXHIBITIONS CURATED/CO-CURATED

2016                 Needlework, Prøve Gallery, Duluth, MN, Co-Curator

2015                 Impermanently Content, Prøve Gallery, Duluth, MN, Curator

SERVICE

2021                  Juror, 2021 Uptown Art Fair, Minneapolis, MN

2020                 Juror, 2020 Uptown Art Fair, Minneapolis, MN

2019                  Panelist, First-Year Program Committee, BGSU Fine Art Talen Awards, BGSU, Bowling Green, OH

Juror, First-Year Program Committee, BGSU Annual Undergrad Exhibition, BGSU, Bowling Green, OH

2018-2019       Secretary, First-Year Program, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

                            President, Graduate Student Arts Organization, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

2016                  Submission Editor, Freshwater Review, The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN

2015                  Artist Studio Assistant, Sarah Brokke, Duluth, MN

                           Faculty Search Committee, Student Liaison

INTERNSHIP

2015                 Prøve Gallery, Duluth, Minnesota

PRESENTATIONS/ WORKSHOPS/ LECTURES GIVEN

2021                  The Value of an MFA Lecture, Bowling Green State University

2019                   Embodied Voice, Gallery Talk, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

Panelist, Presentation: Neuroses Series, Self-Care as Resistance: Women’s Health Symposium,

Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

Panelist, Presentation: A Modern Mother: Harriet Powers, 21st Annual Africana Studies Student

Research Conference, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

PUBLICATIONS/PRESS

2020                  HUE, Duluth Art Institute

2018-2019        Freshwater Review, Florilegium II

2015-2016        Freshwater Review, Sticks and Stones

2015                 “12/23 Radio Gallery”, Interview with Maija Jenson, December 21, 2015.

https://www.kumd.org/post/1223-radio-gallery-alyssa-johnson 

2013-2014        Freshwater Review, Brother on Crutches

PRESENTATIONS/ WORKSHOPS/ LECTURES/ CONFERENCES ATTENDED

2019                   Accessibility in the Arts, Craig Dunn with VSA Minnesota, St. Cloud, MN

2018                   Overcoming the Invisible (Inclusive Pedagogy), Certificate for Teaching Excellence Series, BGSU, Bowling Green, OH

Writing Clear Learning Objectives, Certificate for Teaching Excellence Series, BGSU, Bowling Green, OH

Active Learning Strategies, Certificate for Teaching Excellence Series, BGSU, Bowling Green, OH

Accessibility and Content Creation, Certificate for Teaching Excellence Series, BGSU, Bowling Green, OH

Connecting Learning Outcomes, Certificate for Teaching Excellence Series, BGSU, Bowling Green, OH

                             Carolee Schneemann, Transformative Actions, Penny Stamp Lecture Series, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Lauren Kalman, The Personal is Political Workshop, BGSU, Bowling Green, OH 

2017                  Justine Mahoney, Tainted, Penny Stamp Lecture Series, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Christo, Floating Piers and Work in Progress, Penny Stamp Lecture Series, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Kiki Smith, Copy Cat: Meandering Prints, Penny Stamp Lecture Series, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

2015                 Grant Writing Workshop, Arrowhead Regional Arts Counsel, Duluth, MN

COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS

2016                 Laura MacArthur Elementary Mural, Duluth, Minnesota

2015                 The College of St. Scholastica Mural, Duluth, Minnesota

COMMISSIONED MURALS           

2013                   Western Lake Superior ReStore, Superior, Wisconsin          

2012                   Hudson Hospital and Clinic, Hudson, Wisconsin

Health Partners Clinic, Roberts, Wisconsin