Piper Vollmer

MAIL

pnvollmer@gmail.com

PHONE

608.852.5711

PORTFOLIO

pipervollmer.com

ADDRESS

225 N Midvale Blvd 1

PROFILE

My dream of being an astronaut is cooked. Fortunately, I was born with some talent and I just keep training so I can make things that work for people. I read, I camp (alas not Space Camp), and I put songs with unsettling lyrics on repeat. I'm nice to everybody.

EDUCATION

Associates in Graphic Design, Madison College Current Master of Fine Arts, Installation, University of Wisconsin - Madison 2007 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting, Bemidji State University 2003 Bachelor of Arts, X-Cultural Communication, Oak Hills Christian College 1998

2D SKILLS

EXPERIENCE

Decorative Product Specialist - Sherwin Williams 12/16 to 5/19 Color and Design Consultation, in-store and on-site Custom color matching Freelance Muralist 2010 to present 3d virtual design and layout spray paint, acrylics and latex Volunteer Design and Visualization, Lily's Fund donor installation 2010 to 2014 Private Art Instructor 2008 to 2017 Creative Team Member, Blackhawk Church set design and construction, branding 1/15 to 5/16 Retail and Customer Service, Vanilla Bean 2012 to 2014 Digital Renderer, Don Friedlich Jewelry and Glass Designs 2009-2011 Lecturer, 3d Digital Studio, University of Madison - Wisconsin 2008 Teaching Assistant, Contemporary Art Theory & Practice 2006 to 2007

3D SKILLS

RECOGNITION AND AWARDS

Featured Illustrator, Illuminate Quarterly, Blackhawk Church 2013 Guest Curator, Overture Center for the Arts 2012 Guest Juror, Overture Center for the Arts 2011 to 2012 Edith L. Gilbertson Scholarship, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2006 Featured Artist, Region 2 Arts Council 2003 Malmquist Award, Bemidji State University 2003 Dalzatto Gold Medal for Fine Arts, Bemidji State University 2003 Lillie M. Kleven Scholarship for Printmaking 2002 Lind Scholarship for Painting, Bemidji State University 2002 Lind Scholarship for Printmaking, Bemidji State University 2002 Lind Scholarship for Sculpture, Bemidji State University 2002

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

Phantom Limbs, Crescendo, Madison, WI 2016 Lights in the Vaults of the Sky, Pulse Arts Conference, Madison,WI 2014 Sorrow So Royally In You Appears, UICA, Grand Rapids, MI 2012 Geography of Somewhere, Concordia University, Chicago,IL 2011 Somewhere Elsewhere, Larson Art Gallery, St.Paul, MN 2011 Simulated Landscapes, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 2010 Art on Bascom, University of Madison-Wisconsin 2010 The Interior Plot, Overture Galleries, Madison,WI 2009 Speculation, Commonwealth Galleries, Madison,WI 2008 Wake, Walnut Street Greenhouses, Madison, WI 2007 We're Not Dead Yet, 734 Gallery, Madison,WI 2007 Miserere for a Megachurch, 7th Floor Gallery, Madison,WI 2006 Things Have Been Strange, Bad Dog Gallery, Dekalb, IL 2005 Meditations for Holy Week, Talley Gallery, Bemidji, MN 2003 Elementary Forms, Touché Gallery, Bemidji, MN 2002