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Tori Christgen




-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




2021    10 Years in the Making 

             Mad Potter Studio

             Weston, Missouri 

            -McCoy, Fall Fabric Launch and Exhibition

             Pence Chowning 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

2014   Flocking and Sorting

            Cutty College for Women

            Nevada, Missouri

2012    Layers

             Craft Gallery, University of Missouri

             Colombia, Missouri

2011    Tori Christgen


             Saint Joseph, Missouri



2021 Portals and Pathways

          International Trucking Service Gallery

          Saint Joseph, Missouri

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


           Albricht Kemper Museum of Art

           Saint  Joseph, Missouri

2017  Negelibata

          Union Street Gallery

          Kokomo, Indiana​

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 Grad 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


             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



-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)



-Mad Potter, Screen printing on Clay, 2021

-Pura Vita, Lace Printing, 2020

-Artscape, ink It Up, Direct Printing 2019

-Artscape, Basketweaving 2018

-Inca Interpretations Alternative Printmaking, Campbellsville, Kentucky 2026

-National Conference of Undergraduate Research-Establishing a System of Green Sand Casting, Salt Lake City, Utah 2012

-Conference on Applied Learning in Higher Education-Fiscally and Ecologically Responsible Metal Casting Methods. MWSU, Saint Joseph, MO 2012


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 



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

Cambellsville 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/

Art Talk;Lindsey Bailey, Exhibition curated by; Tori Christgen 


Exhibition Intro



First 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

Missouri Western State University Artist in Residency, 2012 

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