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Tori Christgen

 https://www.torichristgen.com/

 

EDUCATION:

-MFA, Studio Art                                       2012-2015

 Maryland Institute College of Art

Summa Cum Laude Graduate

-BFA, Studio Art                                        2008-2012                                            

Missouri Western State University

Summa Cum Laude Graduate

 

EXHIBITIONS RECORD:

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021    10 Years in the Making 

            Mad Potter Studio

            Weston, Missouri 

           -McCoy, Fall Fabric Launch and Exhibition

             Pence Chowing Gallery

             Campbellsville, Kentucky

2020    Pura Vida, Pandemic Pandemonium 

            Tamarindo, Costa Rica 

2018    Nana’s Lace Revisited 

             Red Door Gallery 

             Kansas City, Missouri

2017   Thistles and Magpies Popup

            Room in the Back Gallery

            Lawrence, Kansas 

2016    Inca Interpretations

            Campbellsville University

            Campbellsville, Kentucky

          -Badass Betties Popup

            Foster's Lounge

            Saint Joseph, Missouri 

           -Tori Christgen   

            Yost Gallery, Highland Community College

            Highland Kansas

2015   Moments

            Mad Potter Studio

            Weston, Missouri

          -Better Block Pop Up

           Saint Joseph, Missouri 

           -Ladies in Wisteria

            Paradox Gallery

            Saint Joseph, Missouri

2014    Amalgamations

            Paradox Gallery

            Saint Joseph, Missouri 

          - Flocking and Sorting

            Cutty College for Women

            Nevada, Missouri 

2012    Layers

            Craft Gallery, University of Missouri

            Colombia, Missouri

2011    Tori Christgen

            Foster’s

            Saint Joseph, Missouri

 

JURIED/GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2022  Parts and Labor

          Pence- Chowing Art Gallery 

          Campbellsville, Kentucky

2021  October Plein Air Exhibition, 3rd place granted 

           Plein Air Salon

          -Portals and Pathways

           International Trucking Service Gallery

           Saint Joseph, Missouri

          -The All Women Exhibition

           Contemporary Art Gallery

2020   Contemporary Watercolor Artist- 1st place awarded

           Art House Gallery

          -Created in Isolation

           Light Space Time Gallery 

2019   Prints with Power

          Prints of Today International

          Coleen, Italy 

         -Fems of Fiber

          Golden Thread Gallery

2018  Juried Member Exhibition- 2nd and 3rd Places granted

           Albrecht Kemper Museum of Art

           Saint Joseph, Missouri

          -Perspectives

           Albricht Kemper Museum of Art

           Saint  Joseph, Missouri

2017  Nefelibata

          Union Street Gallery

          Kokomo, Indiana​

         -Post Cards ReVistied

          Albricht Kemper Museum of Art

           Saint  Joseph, Missouri

 

2016  Applefest Artist

           Weston, Missouri

          -Tori Christgen & Dana Rudolf

           Yost Gallery, Highland Community College

           Highland, Kansas

           -Left Behind

            The Olive Gallery

            Saint Joseph, Missouri

2015  MWSU Alumni Show

            Missouri Western State University     

            Saint Joseph, Missouri

          -Weston Apple Fest

           Weston, Missouri

           -MICA Graduate Show 2015

            Decker Gallery

            Maryland Institute College of Art

            Baltimore, Maryland

2014    Art at the Center,

             The Abstract Exhibition

             Tomahawk Ridge Center

             Overland Park, Kansas

            -Shift

             Dana Rudolph and Tori Christgen

             Paradox Gallery

            -Facility Exhibition            

             Missouri Western State University     

             Saint Joseph, Missouri

            -First Saturdays

             Paradox Gallery

             Saint Joseph, Missouri

            -Patrick Larsen and Tori Christgen

             R. Macy Jewelry, Gallery

             Weston Missouri

            -Graduate Student Show

             Maryland Institute College of Art        

             Baltimore, Maryland

2013    Graduate Student Show

             Maryland Institute College of Art

             Baltimore, Maryland

            -Better Block

             Temp Agency

             Saint Joseph, Missouri

2012   Senior Exhibition

            Missouri Western State University

            Saint Joseph, Missouri

            *Best of Show awarded

 

POSITIONS HELD:         

-Assistant Professor, Campbellsville University, Campbellsville, KY (2021-present)

-Assistant Professor, Missouri Western State University, Saint Joseph, MO (2016-2019)

-Adjunct Professor, Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph, Mo (2012-2016)

-Studio Assistant, Sculptor Brent Collins

-Artistic Director, Dancing In Grace, St. Joseph, MO (2008-2013)

​-Foundry Technician /TA, Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph, MO (2010-2012)

-Tutor and Mentor, Coleman Elementary, St. Joseph, MO (2008-2010)

-Illustrator, CVS Pharmacy, St. Joseph, MO (2009)

 

WORKSHOPS TAUGHT:

-Southern Women in the Art, Contemporary Plein Air, 2022

-Mad Potter, Screen printing on Clay, 2021

-Pura Vita, Lace Printing, 2020

-Artscape, ink It Up, Direct Printing 2019

-Artscape, Basket weaving 2018

-Inca Interpretations Alternative Printmaking 2016

-National Conference of Undergraduate Research-Establishing a System of Green Sand Casting 2014

-Conference on Applied Learning in Higher Education-Fiscally and Ecologically Responsible Metal Casting Methods. 2012

ARTIST IN RESIDENCY:

-Mad Potter Studio, Weston, Missouri 2021

-Finca de Flora, Paraiso, Costa Rica 2020

-Pura Vita, Tamarindo, Costa Rica 2020

-Robidoux Resident Theatre, Saint Joseph, Missouri 2017

-Campbellsville University, Campbellsville, Kentucky 2016

-Map Pottery Studio, Weston, Missouri 2015

-Cutty College, Nevada, Missouri 2014

-MWSU, Saint Joseph, Missouri 2012 

 

CURATORIAL:

2022    Six: Figure Drawing & Percussion Ensemble Collaboration

            Gheens Recital Hall

            Campbellsville, Kentucky

          - Lindsey Bailey

            Susan Kirkland Tesseneer Art Gallery

            Campbellsville, Kentucky 

          -Library Perspectives, Drawing Student Pop Up Exhibition

           Montgomery Library

           Campbellsville, Kentucy

          -Interior/Exterior, Drawing Student Pop Up Exhibition

           Montgomery Library

           Campbellsville, Kentucky

          -Exhibition Judge

           Lincoln Days Art Show

           Hodgenville, Kentucky

          

2021    Plien Air Memories: Paintings of Taylor County

            Susan Kirkland Tesseneer Art Gallery

            Campbellsville, Kentucky 

          -Homecoming Pride, Painting Student Pop Up

            CU Art Cabin

            Campbellsville, Kentucky 

         -Library Perspectives, Drawing Student Pop Up Exhibition

           Montgomery Library

           Campbellsville, Kentucky

                     

SERVICE & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 

2022    Lindsey Bailey CU Educational Collaboration; workshops, class instruction, artist talk-

-  Unmasking Memorial, Campbellsville University

            Campbellsville, Kentucky

-   Watercolor: Art & Design Collaboration with Woodwinds

Ransdell Chapel, Campbellsville University, Campbellsville, Kentucky

         -  Artist Thrive Conference, Winston Salem, North Carolina 

         -  Art Day Volunteer/Painting Room Coordinator, Missouri Western State University 

         -  Enhancing Community Relationships Committee, Campbellsville University

         -  Cheatham Center Advisory Council, Campbellsville University

         - Health and Wellness Council, Campbellsville University 

         -  200 Hour Yogi Certification

         - Art Club Faculty Sponsor, Campbellsville University 

 

                         

PUBLICATIONS:​

- Campbellsville Review 2022, Cover Artist 

- Campbellsville University https://www.campbellsville.edu/news/campbellsville-university-art-professor-introducing-fall-fabric-line-launch-and-exhibition-until-oct-1/

-https://www.campbellsville.edu/news/campbellsville-university-art-professor-introducing-fall-fabric-line-launch-and-exhibition-until-oct-1/

https://www.campbellsville.edu/campus-life/campus-resources/faculty/victoria-christgen/

-Better Homes and Gardens, Do It Yourself, 01/21 Issue

-Art House Gallery-http://arthouseonlinegallery.com/art/artist-christgen-tori-artwork-authentic-breakfast/

-The Hand Magazine, Featured Artist: https://thehandmagazine.net

-St Joseph News Presshttp://www.stjosephpost.com/2016/02/06/first-saturday-includes-printmaking-exhibit-in-downtown-st-joseph/

-Hiawatha World http://www.hiawathaworldonline.com/news/christgen-rudolph-artwork-coming-to-yost-art-gallery/article_d7120ca0-10a8-52cd-9adb-8f83bca80c22.html

-MICA https://libguides.mica.edu/mfast

-Campbellsville University https://www.campbellsville.edu/news/missouri-artist-exhibits-printmaking-at-campbellsville-university/

-AKMA http://albrecht-kemper.org/exhibitions/2019-akma-membership-exhibition-call-for-artwork/

-MICA https://mfastblog.wordpress.com/class-of-2015/

 

AWARDS & HONORS 

QEP Grant recipient, Campbellsville University, 2022 

Well Grant recipient, Campbellsville University, 2022

3rd place awarded- October Plein Air Exhibition

1st place awarded- Watercolor Artist, Art House Gallery

2nd and 3rd places awarded, Albricht Kemper Museum of Art, Saint Joseph, Missouri

MFA Studio Art Academic Scholarship

Graduated Summa Cum Laude, Missouri Western State University

Dean’s List- eight semesters

Presidential Honor Roll – eight semesters

John & Mary Veoski Art Scholarship

Blake K. Scanlon Applied Learning Presentation Grant

Student Excellence Fund

Best of Show awarded, MWSU Senior Exhibition

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