Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • 2006 M.F.A. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • 2002 B.F.A. University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI (Summa cum laude)
  • 1999 3D Animation Program Vancouver School of Media Arts, Vancouver, BC

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2014 RARP The Bell Museum of Natural History, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2012 Why we do this The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2009 Art of this has been here forever, except when it wasn’t. Art of This Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2008 Hello Riverland Community College, Austin, MN
  • 2006 Conversations About Something Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities. Urbana, IL

Residencies

  • 2015 Ten Chances, No Hustle International Artist Residency Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 2014 Field Office Fellow Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2014 The Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Colorado Springs, CO
  • 2014 The Bell Museum of Natural History University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2012 The Soap Factory Minneapolis, MN
  • 2011 Elsewhere Artist Collaborative Greensboro, NC

Events / Performances

  • 2016 Closed Mondays (performed with Chris Larson) performed at Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2015 Walk with me? performed at Bargain Spot Project Space, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 2014 Flux/Field, (Curated by Sarah Schultz) Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2013 More Real: Art in the Age of Truthiness (Curated by Elizabeth Armstrong) Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2010 Mystery! Visual Prophecies! performed at Game ON, 1419 Artist Residency Space, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2009 Don’t Sleep on It: 24 Hour Art Making Marathon Walker Art Center Teen Art Council, California Building, Minneapolis, MN

Selected Group Exhibitions (complete list available upon request)

  • 2017 TBD Kolman & Pryor Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2016 State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now, traveling exhibition Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2015 Ten Chances, No Hustle Bargain Spot Project Space, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 2015 Drawings of Background Objects Seen in TV Shows SooVac, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2014 State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now (Curated by Don Bacigalupi and Chad Alligood) Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AK
  • 2014 North of North St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN
  • 2014 Cephalopod Interface Okinawa Prefectural Museum, Okinawa, Japan
  • 2013 Sacred (Curated by Elizabeth Armstrong) Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2013 Faculty Exhibition Macalester College, St. Paul, MN
  • 2012 Meaning to Glue Nightingale Gallery, Eastern Oregon University, La Grange, OR
  • 2011 Faculty Exchange Exhibition Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
  • 2010 Painting Zombies (Curated by Ryuta Nakajima and Clarence Morgan) Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2009 Cutters: An International Exhibition of Collage Cinders Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2009 The Precious Object – ArtMN Minneapolis Public Library, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2009 Regarding the Cartographer’s Germ (with Terrance Payne) Rosalux Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2009 Threads From There to Here Umber Studios, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2008 50 Hoops Soap Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • 2008 SPRAWL Borg Arts Collective, Milwaukee, WI
  • 2008 Color Less Delicious Nu’uanu Gallery, Honolulu, HI
  • 2008 So, What is This All About Then? Umber Studios, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2007 Ultimate Landscape Gallery 13, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2007 Within a Certain Radius (with Ben Garthus) Umber Studios, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2007 Pointing in all Directions at Once (with Ruben Nusz) Rosalux Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2007 Festival of Appropriation The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2007-2011 Faculty Exhibition University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI
  • 2007 This Mango is Now an iPod The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2006 Monster Ispace, Chicago, IL
  • 2006 MFA Thesis Exhibition Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
  • 2005 Imaginary Friends University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL
  • 2005 Transforming the Grid OPENSOURCE ART, Champaign, IL
  • 2005 16th Annual Works on Paper McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA
  • 2005 The Softer Side (Curated by Ted Gournelos) Main Street Gallery Space, Champaign, IL
  • 2004 Big 10 MFA Exhibition Big 10 Headquarters, Chicago, IL
  • 2004 Valance Springer Cultural Center, Champaign, IL
  • 2004 Emerging Illinois Artists McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL
  • 2001 Salon de Kunst 8th Street Space, Menomonie, WI

Special Projects

  • 2016 Untitled projects, collaborations with Chris Larson Commissioned by the Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2015 100th Anniversary Drawing Commissioned by Kaywin Feldman, Director of the Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2015 Please mow my lawn, traveling hand drawn certificate Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
  • 2014 Glove Spa, for Chris Kallmyer’s Play Catch All Together Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2013 Show and Tell (Commissioned installation for "Sacred", curated by Elizabeth Armstrong) Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2012 Garden Quest, Open Field Event Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2011, 2012 Drawings for use in conjunction with Open Field Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

Editions

  • 2016 Limited edition serigraph The Union for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE
  • 2015 Limited edition commissioned by Kaywin Feldman, Director of Minneapolis Institute of Art Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2014 Limited edition of “Thumbs up (we must be living right)" Artspace, New York City
  • 2014 Limited edtiion of “Where did you come from? Memoirs from the past, present, and future…”, Peach Editions, New York City

Permanent Collections

  • Minneapolis Institute of Art
  • Griffin International
  • Cummins Power Generation
  • Indianapolis Museum of Art archives
  • Walker Art Center archives

Selected Bibliography

Interviews / Reviews / Features

  • Artist on the Rise (front page article) Leah Perri, Winona Daily News November 10, 2014
  • The Mom Booth Turns Real Life Mothers Into Performance Art Mallika Rao, The Huffington Post October 6, 2014
  • Andy DuCett: Mom Booth FRESH ART INTERNATIONAL October 16, 2014
  • The True Story Of How 4 Ordinary Americans Ended Up In The Biggest Show of the Year Mallika Rao, The Huffington Post October 6, 2014
  • Artist Puts Moms in a Museum – Real Moms Beth Harpaz, The Associated Press (Article appeared in numerous places including Yahoo News UK, The Washington Post, and The Miami Herald) October 8, 2014
  • A new exhibition asks: What’s sacred to you? Tim Gihring, Minneapolis Institute of Art September, 2013
  • 2012 Highlights in Twin Cities Culture and Beyond Olga Viso, Walker Art Center January, 2013
  • Twin City DIY Blake Gopnik, The Daily Beast October 31, 2012
  • Critics Picks Jay Gabler, ARTFORUM September, 2012
  • Happy Art: Andy DuCett’s Why We Do This Christina Schmid, Art Pulse Magazine November, 2012
  • The Art of Play Sheila Dickenson, MNartists.org October 24, 2012
  • Funhouse at The Soap Factory Mason Riddle, The Star Tribune (full page review) September 21, 2012
  • MAKING IT: How to fill 12,000 sq. feet in six months Scott Stulen, Walker Art Center blog April 2012
  • And Everything Like That Andy Sturdevant, Paper Darts Press, Volume 3 2011
  • Andy DuCett Faesthetic, http://think.faesthetic.com March 28, 2011
  • Visual Poetry Bailey Berg, Volume ONE, Eau Claire, WI November 18, 2010
  • Andy DuCett Daily Serving, http://dailyserving.com November 2, 2009
  • Your Dreams Were Your Ticket Out Michael Fallon, Secrets of the City January 20, 2009
  • 2008 Year in Review: The Lists Ruben Nusz, MN Artists, http://mnartists.org January 8, 2009
  • The ‘N’ Word Gregory J. Scott, Vita.mn, p. 38 (full page review) October, 2009
  • Worldwide Network Joleen Oshiro, Star Bulletin, Honolulu, HI April 13, 2008
  • Visual Art St. Paul Pioneer Press, p. 16G August 9, 2007
  • Portland Mercury Cover image of magazine, Portland, OR August, 2007
  • Volume One Cover image of magazine, Eau Claire, WI November 2007
  • Andy DuCett Fecal Face, (San Francisco, CA), http://www.fecalface.com/SF June 21, 2007
  • Andy DuCett DRAWN!, (Toronto, Canada), http://drawn.ca July 3, 2007
  • Photo for the Ages Matthew Stolle, Winona Daily News, Winona, MN, p. 1 September, 1999

Publications

  • Pickled Matter 2: New Faces of Contemporary Art Nippon Standard Tokyo, Japan, 2015
  • Drawings of Background Objects Seen in TV Shows Mystery Spot Books Minneapolis, MN, 2015
  • State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now, interactive catalog Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Bentonville, AK, 2014
  • We Said Hello and Shook Hands Zach Collins Independently published, 2014
  • The Secret Atlas of North Coast Food Published by The Heavy Table Minneapolis, MN, 2013
  • Why we do this: A solo project by Andy DuCett 40 page limited edition artist book The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN, 2012
  • CUT and PASTE: 21st Century Collage Richard Brereton, Laurence King Publishing London, UK, 2011
  • Get in if you want to live, 19 stories John Jodzio, Paper Darts Press Minneapolis, MN, 2011
  • Drawing Inspiration: The Visual Artist at Work Mike Fleishman, Thomson/Delmar Learning Press 2010
  • Spooky (International artist calendar) Die Gestalten Verlag GmbH & Co Berlin, Germany, 2008
  • Feature: Andy DuCett Illiterate Magazine, p. 76-80 Denver, CO, November 2008
  • New American Paintings #71 The Open Studios Press, p. 36-39 September, 2007
  • 16th Annual Works on Paper (catalog of exhibition) McNeese State University Lake Charles, LA, September, 2005
  • Emerging Illinois Artists (catalog of exhibition) McLean County Arts Center Bloomington, IL, 2004
  • For All Time Hard bound photography publication, p. 128-129 Continuum Publishing, 1999

Video/audio

  • This is the State of American Art Nancy Redd, Huffington Post LIVE, 20 minutes October 15, 2014
  • Mom Booth Moms Mallika Rao, The Huffington Post, 3 minutes October, 2014
  • SGTV Season 7: “Why we do this, Andy DuCett" Bob Fagerhaugh, The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN, 19 minutes October, 2012
  • Top 5 w/ Andy DuCett Walker Art Center Teen Art Council, 1 minute January, 2012
  • Community Supported Art Harvests Creativity Lauren Knapp, PBS Art Beat, 3 minutes August 26, 2010
  • MN Originals Twin Cities Public Television, St. Paul, MN, 6 minutes July 22, 2010
  • Andy DuCett Goes Shopping Mark Fisher, MN Originals website, 1 minute July 22, 2010
  • Arthounds Discuss What’s Exciting in Local Arts Chris Roberts, MPR News, St. Paul, MN March 5, 2009
  • SGTV Season 4 Bob Fagerhaugh, The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN, 5 minutes May, 2007

Honors/Grants

  • 2012 First Place, Minnesota State Fair Fine Arts Competition St. Paul, MN
  • 2012 Minneapolis College of Art and Design Award, MN State Fair Fine Arts Competition St. Paul, MN
  • 2012 10 Artists We Love Annual nomination, Minnesota Monthly Magazine
  • 2010 C.S.A. Grant (Community Supported Art) MNartists.org, Springboard for the Arts, MN
  • 2009 Jerome Foundation Fellowship finalist
  • 2009 Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant
  • 2003, 2004, 2005 Brodie M.F.A. Grant University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • 2003 Art and Design Fellowship University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • 1998 John and Francis Furlong Scholarship University of Wisconsin - Stout

Teaching experience

  • 2015 – Present Visiting Faculty, MFA Program Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2012 – Present Mentor in MFA Program Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2009 – 2015 Adjunct Faculty Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2014 Visiting Artist The Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, Colorado Springs, CO
  • 2013 Visiting Assistant Professor Macalester College, St. Paul, MN
  • 2006 – 2013 Adjunct Faculty University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI
  • 2004 – 2006 Instructor of Record University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • 2002 – 2005 Assistant Director Advanced London Summer Art Program; London, England, Edinburgh, Scotland. University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI

Lectures, Panels, Visiting Artist, Activities

  • 2016 Visiting Artist lecture The Union for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE
  • 2015 Panel discussion and lecture AICAD, San Francisco, CA
  • 2015 Visiting Critic Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2015 Artist lecture Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
  • 2015 Artist lecture University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • 2015 Artist Cage Match American Craft Council, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2014 Juror, Indianapolis 48 Hour Film Project Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
  • 2014 Artist event, Old School Art School Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2013 Visiting Artist, Walker Art Center Teen Art Council Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2013 Visiting Artist Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC
  • 2013 Artist lecture Carleton College, Northfield, MN
  • 2008-11, 2013, 2015 Monster Drawing Rally Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2012 Guest critic Hopkins Art Center, Hopkins, MN
  • 2011 Panel discussion Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2011 Panel discussion College of Visual Arts, St. Paul, MN
  • 2010 Panel discussion, Painting Zombies University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • 2009 - 2014 Visiting Artist, Walker Art Center’s Free First Saturday Event Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2009 Artist of the Game St. Paul Saints Baseball + MNartists.org, St. Paul, MN
  • 2009 Panel discussion, My Precious: Obsession, Collection and the Souvenir Minneapolis Central Library
  • 2009 Artist lecture University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

Current Professional Affiliations

  • 2016 - Present Advisory Board The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2011 - Present Artist Registry and Viewing Program The Drawing Center, New York City, NY
  • 2008 - Present Attack Ebisu, (attackebisu.com) Tokyo, Japan
  • 2001 - Present Burning Artist Co-op St. Paul, MN
  • 2013 – 2016 Program Committee The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2013-2015 Panelist, Minnesota Artist Exhibition Program Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN