Chair, Undergraduate Art
Associate Professor of Art
Washington University in St. Louis
Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts

Education

1994
M.F.A. Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
1991
B.F.A. Washington University School of Art, St. Louis, MO

Selected Solo Exhibitions and Out-door Installations

2013
Gilt, Schmidt Art Center, Southwestern Illinois College, Belleville, IL
2012
Whelm, Gallery 210, University of Missouri, St. Louis
2011
Caveat, Cedarhurst Center For The Arts, Mt. Vernon, IL
2011
Infrastructure, Cedarhurst Center For The Arts, Mt. Vernon, IL
2010
Infrastructure, Good Citizen Gallery, Saint Louis, MO
2010
Grosse Point Confluence, Sculpture on the Grounds, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL
2009
Center of Creative Arts, St. Louis, MO
2008
Phil Slein Gallery, St. Louis, MO
2007
Perkinson Gallery, Millikin University, Decatur, IL
Exhibited in gallery and installed outdoor work
2006
Tinnin Fine Arts Center, Three Rivers Community College, Poplar Bluff, MO
2005
Maryland Hall For The Creative Arts, Annapolis, MD
One artist chosen annually for year-long outdoor exhibition
2001
Imperfect Adaptations / Inevitable Endings, Gallery 210 University of Missouri St. Louis
Exhibited indoor and outdoor work
2001
Fallen, Bonsack Gallery, St. Louis, MO
1998
Favorite Son, Len G. Everett Gallery, Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL
1995
Adaptations, A.R.C. Gallery Invitational 1, Chicago, IL

Selected Juried and Group Exhibitions

2018
Ken Wood and Arny Nadler: Recent Work (forthcoming in January)
Meramec Contemporary Art Gallery, St. Louis Community College
2017
Natural Tension, three person exhibition with Oliver Clark & Miranda Clark
Todd Weiner Gallery, Kansas City, MO
2017
CeramATTACK II, Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, MO
2017
Spaces Sculpture Trail, University of Alabama-Huntsville
2016
Place Beyond Image, Jeske Sculpture Park, Ferguson, MO
2014
Newport Beach Inaugural Sculpture in Civic Center Park Exhibition
Newport Beach, CA
2009
Western Michigan Sculpture Tour, Kalamazoo, MI
2008
The Cedarhurst Biennial Sculpture Competition and Maquette Exhibition
Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, Mt. Vernon, IL
2008
Burlington County Sculpture Garden, Pemberton, NJ
Judge: Amy Lipton, Director, The Fields Art Omni International, Ghent, NYL
2008
Sculpture Key West, Key West, FL
One of 30 sculptors selected from over 120 applicants.
2007
21st Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition and Exhibition, Boone, NC
One of ten artists juried into exhibition. 74 artists submitted a total of 162 sculptures to this competition.
2007
Sculpture Exhibition, Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2006
The Catherine Konner Sculpture Park
Rockland Center for the Arts, West Nyack, NY
Inaugural exhibition, one of four artists
2006
Benini Sculpture Foundation, Johnson City, TX
2006
The Harveyville Project, Lawrence, KS
2005
First Sculpture Biennial Invitational, Herron School of Art, Indianapolis, IN
2005
Kingston Sculpture Biennial, Kingston, NY
2004
Union University Sculpture Tour, Jackson, TN
Juried exhibition
2004
First International Juried Biennial Exhibition
Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum, Hamilton, OH
2004
Artists of the Leather Trades Building, St. Louis, MO
2003
Sky, Blue, Heavens. Purdue University Galleries, West Lafayette, IN
2003
Network Gallery, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI
2003
Greater Midwest International Exhibition XVIII
Central Missouri State Art Center Gallery, Warrensburg, MO
2003
Marshall Arts @ Delta Axis, Memphis, TN
Three-person exhibition
2002
Erga Topika, Thomas Jefferson School,St. Louis, MO
Juried outdoor exhibition
2002
Sculptors 5, Innsbrook Resort & Conference Center, Innsbrook, MO
2002
Three Artists, Crowe T. Brooks Gallery, St. Louis, MO
Three-person exhibition
2001
Shape & Content; An Exhibition of Contemporary Prints and Sculpture
Bruce Gallery, Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA
2001
Go Figure Invitational, Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, MO
2000
Aspects of Being, Hunt Gallery, Webster University, Webster Groves, MO
Curated by Terry Suhre, Gallery 210, University of Missouri-St. Louis
1999
Washington University Faculty Show, Mitchell Museum, Mt. Vernon, IL
1997
Critical Mass Exhibition, Bixby Gallery, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Three person exhibition
1997
Chicago Artist 1997, Gallery 312, Chicago, IL
1997
Artful Furniture, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL
1996
Around The Coyote Invitational, Chicago, IL
1995
A Sight For Sore Eyes, Ten In One Gallery, Chicago, IL
1994
Around The Coyote Invitational, Chicago, IL
1994
Invitational Art Auction, Chicago Fine Arts Exchange, Chicago, IL
1994
A.R.C. Regional, A.R.C. Gallery, Chicago, IL

Reviews, Publications and Blogs

  • UMSL Daily (blogs.umsl.edu/news/2012/07/17/whelm/), Whelm sculpture takes shape outside Gallery 210, Myra Lopez, July 2012
  • The Saint Louis Beacon (stlbeacon.com), Ivy Cooper, April 2009.
  • The Saint Louis Beacon (stlbeacon.com), Ivy Cooper, November 2008.
  • Art in America, “Art at Land's End”, Karen Wilkin, September 2008.
  • Wynwood Art Magazine, “Sculpture Key West 2008”, Hal Bromm, March 2008.
  • The Mountain Times Online, “New Outdoor Sculpture Drawing Stares at ASU: 21st Rosen Competition Attracts Artists from Across U.S.” Jeff Eason, Boone, NC, May 2007.
  • High Country Press Online, “Looking for New Outdoor Sculpture at ASU.” Staff writer, Boone, NC, April 2007.
  • The Art Guide, cover art for New York section of the Northeast Edition, Madison, CT,February 2007.
  • Sculpture Magazine, Itinerary section, photo publication and exhibition announcement, Washington DC, April 2007.
  • Nuovo.net, “Drive By Art.” Juliana Thibodeaux, June 2005.
  • Publicartindianapolis.com, “Herron Gallery Hosts Its First Sculpture Invitational.” Staff writer, Indianapolis, IN, 2005.
  • The Memphis Flyer Online, “Calculating Our Risks: Three Artists Take On The World.” Carol Knowles, Memphis, TN, 2003.
  • St. Louis Post Dispatch, “Laumeier's neighbor Opens an Exhibit Worthy of Address.” Jeff Daniel, St. Louis, MO, May 2002.
  • The University of Missouri-St. Louis Current, “Nadler Exhibit Debuts at Gallery 210”, Sara Porter, St. Louis, MO, October 2001.
  • The Kansas City Star, “Figuring Out Humans,” Caprice Stapely, Kansas City, MO, June 2001.
  • The Riverfront Times, “Human Being.” Ivy Schroeder, St. Louis, MO, August 2000.
  • St. Louis Post Dispatch, “Aspects of Being–‘Threads of a Broad Subject.’” Jeff Daniel, St. Louis, MO, July 2000.
  • The Washington University Record, “Giving Students a Taste of Public Art” Liam Otten, St. Louis, MO, March 1999.
  • St. Louis Post Dispatch West, “Spring Has Blossomed, And So Has Art in U. City.” Marianna Riley, St. Louis, MO, April 1998.
  • The Monmouth College Oracle, “Contorted Grace.” Jane Carlson, Monmouth, IL, February 1998.
  • The Evanston Review, “Evanston Art Center Shows Off Faculty.” Lisa Stein, Evanston, IL, August 1997.

Awards

2013
Regional Arts Commission Fellow, St. Louis, MO
2010
Sam Fox School Faculty Creative Activity Research Grant, Washington University
2007
The George Sugarman Foundation, Inc., Novato, CA
Competitive annual grant for painters and sculptors engaged in creating new work.
2007
Sam Fox School Faculty Creative Activity Research Grant
Washington University
2007
Sculpture Key West Financial Assistance Award
For select exhibiting artists.
2000
Washington University Studio Residence, Cité International Des Arts
Paris, France
1993
The Carl Milles Scholarship, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI

Visiting Artist Presentations, Jurying, Panels and Essays

2017
Moderator and Panelist for Material Poetics
27th International Sculpture Conference: Intersections + Identities
Kansas City, MO
Participating panelists include Margaux Crump, Alison McNulty and Rafael E. Vera
2017
Open Studios, Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis, MO, participating artist
Discussion of work with Tamara H. Schenkenberg, Associate Curator, Pulitzer Arts Foundation and part of CAM Young Friends Studio Crawl
2017
Participant in Art Up Late: Mentors, Muses and Celebrities Auction
Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis, MO
2016
Contemporary Art Museum, Open Studio, St. Louis, MO, participating artist
2013
Contemporary Art Museum, Open Studio, St. Louis, MO, participating artist
2013
Co-juror, Cedarhurst Biennial, Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, Mt. Vernon, IL
2013
Panelist, Foundations in Art: Theory and Education Conference, Savannah, GA
2012
Monday Noon Series Lectures, Center for the Humanities, University of Missouri-St. Louis
2012
Juror, MFA Exhibition, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
2011
Panelist, Foundations in Art: Theory and Education Conference, St. Louis, MO
2010
Juror, C4 Exhibition, Surplus Gallery, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
2010
Public Lecture, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL
2007
Public Lecture and studio visits, Millikin University, Decatur, IL
2007
Public lecture, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
2007
Co-juror, University City Public Library Gallery, University City, MO
2006
Panelist, Mid-America College Art Association Conference, Nashville, TN
2006
Public lecture, Three Rivers Community College, Poplar Bluff, MO
2006
Arts Encounters public lecture, Benini Sculpture Foundation, Johnson City, TX
2005
Author of contributing essay “Invisible Skills” in Small Changes, Big Impact: 20 Years of Collaborative Public Sculpture, produced by the Washington University College of Art Sculpture Department.
2005
Hosted studio visit for Webster University and University of Missouri, St. Louis
2003
Public lecture and studio visits, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
2002
Public lecture, Thomas Jefferson School, St. Louis, MO
2001
Monday Noon Series Lectures, Center for the Humanities, University of Missouri-St. Louis
2001
Public lecture and studio visits, Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA
2001
Public lecture, Bonsack Gallery, St. Louis, MO
2001
Skinker-DeBaliviere Sculpture Project, St. Louis, MO
Consulted in the design and execution of call for entries for a new local public sculpture series.
2000
Studio Crawl, participating artist, Forum for Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO
2000
Arts Roundtable Lecture, Sheldon Art Gallery, St. Louis, MO
1999
University City Entrance Project, University City, MO
Served on panel of jurors for public sculpture project.
1998
Public lecture and studio visits, Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL
1997
Visiting Artist, The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1997
Visiting Artist, The Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL
1995
Visiting Artist, The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL