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James Shrosbree
James Shrosbree
Chair, Associate Professor of art
Email:           shrosbree
Phone:         (641) 472 7000  ext. 5032

Website: James Shrosbree

 


EDUCATION
MFA, Ceramics, University of Montana, Missoula, MT
BFA, Painting and Drawing, Boise State University, Boise, ID

SELECTED SOLO and 2 PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2011    Drake  University, Immaterial/ Material, Des Moines, IA (2 person)

Mankato State University, Jim Shrosbree:  Zero/Rolling, Mankato, MN

2008 Paul Kotula Projects, Jim Shrosbree: Zero/ Suspension, Ferndale, MI
2007 Iowa Contemporary, Zero+Suspension, Fairfield, IA

2005 Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, Jim Shrosbree: Zero/Distance, Sedalia, MO

2004 Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Jim Shrosbree, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Alberta.CA

Des Moines Art Center, Jim Shrosbree: Zero/Distance, Des Moines, IA
2003 I Space, (n) scale, Chicago, IL
2002 Revolution, e9 gelling, Ferndale, MI
2000 Ron Judish Fine Arts, Denver, Co
Revolution, Ultra / Modern, New York, NY
1997 Revolution, Modern /Nature, Ferndale, MI
1996 Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, New Wagner Gallery, IL
1995 Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL
Carolyn Ruff Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
1994 Revolution, Kiss / Nature, Ferndale, MI
1991 William Traver Gallery, Kiss / Nature, Seattle, WA
1989 Olson-Larsen Gallery, Des Moines, IA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2012   Paul Kotula Projects, Giving Time to Time, Ferndale, MI
U Mass, Dartmouth, Watershed Legends, Dartmouth , MA
2011    Meulensteen Gallery, Mind over Matter, NY, NY

2010 Paul Kotula Projects, Edge: Heather McGill, Richard Rezac, Jim Shrosbree, Ferndale, MI

2008 Paul Kotula Projects, Aqua Art (Miami), Miami, FL
2007 Scripps National Ceramics Invitational, Scripps College, Claremont, CA

Paul Kotula Projects ‘Hump’, Ferndale, MI

2006 Ash Street Project Space, Sensibility, Portland, OR
2005 Revolution, Bevy, Ferndale, MI
2004 Revolution, "10" a ten year anniversary exhibition, Ferndale, MI
2002 Franklin Parrasch Gallery, Five Fresh Voices, New York, NY
Revolution, Pas De Deux, Ferndale, MI
2002    Byron Cohen Gallery, Fired Up, Kansas City, MO

Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, Sculptural Clay Invitational, Sedalia, MO

2001 Plattsburgh State University of NY, Ceramics: Cultural Connections, NY

Revolution, Ha Ha!!, Ferndale, MI
Jan Weiner Gallery, Clay, Kansas City, MO
2000 Mint Museum of Art, Alan Chasanoff Collection Exhibition, Charlotte, NC   
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Color and Fire, Los Angeles, CA
1998    Des Moines Art Center, Iowa Artist’s Exhibition, Des Moines, IA

1997 California College of Arts, , Ceramic Still Life: The Common Object, Oakland, CA

Des Moines Art Center, Iowa Artists’ Exhibition, Des Moines, IA (award)
Revolution, Current/Occurrence, Ferndale, MI
1995 Revolution, Nature, Ferndale, MI

1994 Arkansas Art Center, Working in Other Dimensions: Drawings and Objects II, Little Rock, AK

Des Moines Art Ctr., Iowa Artist's Exhibition, Des Moines, IA
Museum of Contemporary Art, Honolulu, HI
1994 Aukland Museum of Art, Fletcher Challenge Ceramics Award, NZ
1993 William Traver Gallery, Clay 1993: A National Survey, Seattle, WA
Newark Museum of Art, 29th Ceramic National Exhibition, Newark, NJ
Everson Museum of Art, 29th Ceramic National Exhibition, Syracuse, NY

Des Moines Art Center, 1993 Iowa Artist's Exhibition, Des Moines, IA

Revolution, Detroit, MI
San Diego Museum of Art, NCECA Clay National (Traveling 93/94)
1993 Swidler Gallery, Royal Oak, MI
1992 Des Moines Art Center, Iowa Artist's Exhibition, Des Moines, IA
1992    Aukland Museum, Fletcher Challenge Ceramics Award, New Zealand
U. of N. Iowa Museum, Field Effects: 11 Artists from Fairfield, Cedar Falls 1991 Des Moines Art Center, Iowa Artist's Exhibition, Des Moines, IA (award)
1990 Des Moines Art Center, Iowa Artist's Exhibition, Des Moines, IA 1989 Olson-Larsen Gallery, Des Moines, IA
1986 Pro Art, St. Louis, MO
Dorothy Weiss Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1985 Martin Schweig Gallery, St. Louis, MO
Pro Art, Figuratively Speaking, St. Louis, MO
1984 Dorothy Weiss Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Boston Museum School, Boston, MA, NCECA National Exhibition
Traver-Sutton Gallery, Clay 1984,: A National Survey, Seattle, WA
Nexus Gallery, NCECA Member's Exhibition , Atlanta, GA
1994 Museum of Contemporary Art, Honolulu, HI
Aukland Museum of Art, Fletcher Challenge Ceramics Award, NZ
1993 William Traver Gallery, Clay 1993: A National Survey, Seattle, WA
Everson Museum of Art, 29th Ceramic National Exhibition, Syracuse, NY
Des Moines Art Center, 1993 Iowa Artist's ’Exhibition, Des Moines, IA
1993    San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA
1992 Des Moines Art Center, Iowa Artist's’ Exhibition, Des Moines, IA
1992 Aukland Museum, Fletcher Challenge Ceramics Award, New Zealand
1986 Dorothy Weiss Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1985    Dorothy Weiss Gallery, San Franxcisco, CA

TEACHING
1979 - Currently  Maharishi University, Professsor of Art, Fairfield, IA

2006-2010   University of Iowa, Visiting Associate Professor of Art, Iowa City, IA


PUBLICATIONS

2011 Immaterial/Material, Drake University, essay by Lenore Metrick-Chen
2009 David Lynch Foundation TV, Jim Shrosbree: Sculptor
2007 Iowa Public Television, Master’s Series,  Jim Shrosbree, 2007

Scripps College Ceramic Annual (catalog) Parafunctionality, essay,

T.Hepburn

JIM SHROSBREE, Zero / Distance, Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, Sedalia, MO (catalog), essay by Lenore Metrick-Chen

2004 JIM SHROSBREE, Zero/Distance, Des Moines Art Center, essay, Jeff Fleming

2000 Color & Fire, Defining Moments in Contemporary Ceramic, 1950–2000, Jo Lauria, Los Angeles County Museum of Art & Risoli Internatl. Publications, Inc)

Glimpse of the Invisible, James Shrosbree, Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, (catalog statement/photo)
1996 "Ceramics, Art and Perception," A Means to Realise Matter, The Work of James Shrosbree, Issue #25

1995 College Art Association, Abstracts, The Unseen Nature of Art, Jim Shrosbree, 83rd Annual Conference


REVIEWS

2008 “Detroit Metro Times”, Spirit Away, An artistic exploration of the fourth dimension, by Lynn Crawford, Feb 6
2003 "Chicago Tribune," Jim Shrosbree's spellbinding sculptural work, Alan G, Artner, Nov 21 2003
"Chicago Reader," Interpretive Dances, Fred Camper

2002 "Detroit Free Press," A new look at an old world, Keri Guten Cohen, Sun, May 5

"Kansas City Star," The Power of Clay, by Kate Hackman, Sun, Dec 17

1998 "World Sculpture News," James Shrosbree at Revolution, T. Wojtas, summer "New Art Examiner," James Shrosbree, by Dora Apel, April

1995 "Consciousness and Community”, essay by Lesley Wright & Mark Petrick,
1985   "Ceramic Still Life: The Common Object," Catalog Essay, Elaine Levin
1996 "Ceramics Monthly," James Shrosbree, Tony Merino, January
1995 "American Ceramics," Exhibitions—James Shrosbree, Dennis Nawrocki, 12/1
1994 "Arkansas Art Center," Working in Other Dimensions : Drawings and  Objects II, catalog, Alan DuBois
1994 "Detroit Free Press," Ceramic Sculptor Goes for the Heart, Marsha

Myro, Sept. 23

1993 "American Craft," Pacific Connections: NCECA in San Diego, Tony Hepbrn, June/July
1993 "Art Papers," 1993 NCECA Exhibition, Tony Merino, July/Aug
1992 "Iowa Artist's1992." catalog, Des Moines Art Center, Quiet Moments in the Competitive World of 1992, Holiday T. Day
1989      American Ceramics" Exhibitions—Jim Shrosbree, V. Gartley, v.7/2

SELECTED CONFERENCE ACTIVITIES
2000 Des Moines Art Center, Art in the 21st Century, panel presentation, Des Moines, IA
National Council for Education in the Ceramic Arts (NCECA), A Glimpse of  the  Invisible, panel discussion, Denver, CO

1994 College Art Association, The Unseen Nature of Art, Presentation on panel— Denying the Narrative: Finding New Meaning in Art, San Antonio, TX

1987 Maharishi International University, Educating Artists in Iowa, speakers from; Univ. of Iowa, Iowa State Univ., University of Northern Iowa, Maharishi International University (panelist)
1984 NCECA, Boston Univ., Self-Sufficiency in the Learning Process.

20 American Clay Artists: 1984, audio-visual presentation by G. Kleinsmith, Pompidou Center (Paris), Municipal Ceramics (Athens), Heraklton Cultural Center (Crete), Topkapi Palace (Istanbul)


SELECTED VISITING ARTIST ACTIVITIES
2011 Drake University, Des Moines , IA
2009 Mankato State University, Mankato, MN
Drake University, Des Moines, IA
2006 Kansas University, Lawrence, KS
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
2004 Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
2002 Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX

University of California, Davis, Davis , CA

2001 Penn State University, State College, PA
1999 New York University, New York, NY
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
1997 Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI  
1996   University of Missouri, Columbia
1996 Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
1995 University of Nebraska,, Lincoln, NE
University of Washington, Seattle, WA  
1994 University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
1994 University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana

Winona State Uniiversity, Winona, WI

1993 Des  Moines  Print Club, Des Moines Art Center, IA
1993 Des Moines Art Center, Artist’s Talks, Des Moines, IA
1986 University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

GRANTS
2012   Yaddo Art Colony, residency scholarship, Saratoga Springs, NY
2000 Iowa Arts Council, Artists' Developmental Grant

Watershed Center for Ceramic Art, residency fellowship

1993 NEA / Arts Midwest Fellowship
1988 Iowa Arts Council, Creative Artist’s Grant
1975 NEA / Idaho Commission on the Arts

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, MI
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC
Museum of Contemporary Art, Honolulu, HI
University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA
Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, Sedalia, MO
Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA
Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AK
Boise Museum of Art, Boise,  ID







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