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EDUCATION

2003       M.F.A., Spatial Arts

                School of Art & Design, San José State University, San José, California

 

1999       B.A., Studio Art, 1999

                McIntire Department of Art, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia

 

1999       B.A., Asian Studies, 1999

                College of Arts & Sciences, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia

 

 

EXPERIENCE

 

2017-      Fine Art Adjunct Coordinator, LLCC, Springfield, IL

Present

 

2011-      Adjunct Faculty Online, University of Illinois at Springfield, Springfield, IL

Spring

 

2006-      Gallery Coordinator, James S. Murray Gallery, LLCC, Springfield, IL

2019

 

2004-      Professor of Fine Arts, Lincoln Land Community College, Springfield, IL

Present                   

                         Instructor: Art Appreciation, Drawing I, Intro to Sculpture, Life-Drawing, Non-Western Art History, Printmaking I & II, Professional

                                                      Practices, Silkscreen, Survey of Western Art History I, Three-Dimensional Design, Two-Dimensional Design

                                 Institutional Service: AFA Coordinator, Faculty Senate, Faculty Sabbatical Committee, Faculty Development and Recognition Committee,                                                        Grants for Innovative Teaching Committee, “Harvester” Art Coordinator, International Club Advisor, International Education

                                                      Committee, Multicultural Fest Committee, Professional Development Committee, Student Grievances & Appeals Committee 

                                                      Quality Matter Ad Hoc Committee, Title IX Work Group

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2020       12-Points, James S. Murray Gallery, Springfield, IL

                Fragility of the Sacred & Sin Eaters, Buchanan Center for the Arts, Monmouth, IL

 

2019       Crepusculum, Springfield Art Collective, H.D. Smith Gallery, Springfield, IL   

 

2018       Sin Eaters, Mildred Cox Gallery, Williams Woods University, Fulton, MO

                LLCC Faculty Show, James S. Murray Gallery, Springfield, IL

 

2017       A Place Kinder Than Home, David Strawn Art Gallery, Jacksonville, IL

 

2016       64-Arts National Juried Exhibition, Buchanan Center for the Arts, Monmouth, IL

 

2015       Bio-fied, The State Street Gallery, Robert Morris University, Chicago, IL

                Bio-fied, University of Illinois Visual Arts Gallery, Springfield, IL

                Small World, Trutter Museum, Springfield, IL  

 

2014       LLCC Faculty Show, James S. Murray Gallery, Springfield, IL

 

2013       Faculty Invitational, MacMurray College, Applebee Gallery, Jacksonville, IL

 

2012       Professional Art Exhibition, Illinois State Fair, Springfield IL

                Community College Faculty Invitational, Western University Art Gallery, Macomb, IL

 

2011       On My Own Time, National Museum of Surveying, Springfield, IL

                LLCC Faculty Show, James S. Murray Gallery, Springfield, IL

 

2010       Featured Artist, Second Act Art Gallery, Sullivan, IL

                LLCC Faculty Show, James S. Murray Gallery, Springfield, IL

 

2009       Esprit de Corps, Applebee Art Gallery, MacMurray College, Jacksonville, IL

                September Gallery Hop, Imagine Foundation, Jacksonville, IL

                August Gallery Hop, Imagine Foundation, Virginia, IL

                Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Art Showcase, James S. Murray Gallery, Springfield, IL

                 January Gallery Hop, Imagine Foundation, Jacksonville, IL  

          

2008       LLCC Faculty Show, James S. Murray Gallery, Springfield, IL

                The Human Form: A Group Showing of Nudes, Imagine Foundation, Jacksonville, IL

 

2007       New Work by Leslie Stalter, Solo Exhibition, Noir Art Emporium, Jacksonville, IL

2006       Gaining Focus: An Exploration of the Creative Process, Noir Art Emporium, Jacksonville, IL

                November Gallery Hop, Imagine Foundation, Jacksonville, IL

                LLCC Faculty Show, James S. Murray Gallery, Springfield, IL

                National Small Print Juried Exhibition, Juror: Rudy Pozzatti, Distinguished Professor of Fine  

                      Arts, Emeritus, Indiana University, Communication Arts Gallery, University of Wisconsin

                      Parkside, Kenosha, WI

 

2005       Routeless, Solo Exhibition, Visual Arts Gallery, University of Illinois Springfield, Springfield, IL

                LLCC Faculty Show, James S. Murray Gallery, Springfield, IL

 

2004       Making the Grade: A Review of Process, Content, Media & Subject, Prairie Art Alliance,   

                     Springfield, IL

                Disintegration of One, d.p. Fong Galleries, San José, CA

 

2003       Ravel, M.F.A. Thesis Show, San José State University, San José, CA

                Migratory Patterns, M.F.A. Pre-Thesis Show, San José University, San José, CA

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND AWARDS

2019      Gallery Talk: Night Gallery, Springfield Art Collective H.D. Smith Gallery, Springfield, IL

               Exhibit Organizer, “Stamps of Hope: Syrian Refugee Art Traveling Exhibit”, James S. Murray

                     Gallery Springfield, IL (October)

 

2018       Juror, Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon Art Spectacular, Springfield, IL

 

2017       Panel Presenter, “Making Art Matter”, Beyond the Core, 16th Biennial Foundations in Art

                     Education & Theory Conference, Kansas City, MO

2016       Juror, Sangamon-Menard 4-H General Projects Show, New Berlin IL

                Juror, Springfield Old Capitol Arts Fair Student Art Contest, Springfield IL

 

2015       Juror, Springfield Old Capitol Arts Fair, Springfield IL

               Tour Leader, Spain: Land of Many Cultures, Spain

               Pearson Master Teacher Nominee, LLCC, Springfield IL

               Exhibit Organizer, “Protext: When Words Enter Visual Arts”, Gallery Partnership (LLCC,

                    Illinois State Museum, University of Illinois at Springfield, Springfield Art Association),

                    Springfield, IL

              

2012       Juror, Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon Art Spectacular, Springfield, IL

               First Place in Sculpture, Illinois State Fair Professional Art Exhibition, Springfield IL

 

2011      Juror, Springfield Old Capitol Art Fair Vendor Jury and Re-jury, Springfield, IL

               On My Own Time, First Place and Honorable Mention in Jewelry, Springfield IL

               Juror, 23rd Annual Edwards Place Art Fair, Springfield, IL

               Juror, Illinois State Museum Artisans Program, Springfield, IL

               Juror, Junior Fine Arts, Sangamon County Fair, New Berlin, IL

 

2010      Metals Studio with Meghan Tippy Reese, Springfield Art Association, Springfield, IL               

               Metal as Metaphor Workshop with Kiff Slemmons, Faculty Research and Development Grant,

                    Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME

               Presenter, “Art With a Global Conscience”, 17th Annual Midwest Institute for International

                    Education

               Developing Curriculum for International Travel, Faculty Research and Development Grant,

                    Sibun Educational Center, Belmopan, Belize

              

2009      Curator and Designer, Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Art Showcase, James S. Murray  

                    Gallery, Springfield, IL

               Coordinator for Lincoln Land Community College Hat, Hats Off to Lincoln, Springfield, IL

 

2008       Juror, Hot Summer Arts Festival, Imagine Foundation, Jacksonville, IL

  

2007       Panel Presenter, “Resources for a Global Education”, Professional Development Day, LLCC, Springfield, IL

                Course Developer, Art Appreciation Online, Lincoln Land Community College, Springfield, IL

                Juror, Scholastic Art Competition, Springfield, IL

              

2006       Juror, 45th Annual Old Capitol Art Fair High School Art Competition, Springfield, IL

               Course Developer, Non-Western Art History, Lincoln Land Community College,

                    Springfield, IL

                Woman of the Year Nominee, Lincoln Land Community College, Springfield, IL

 

2005       Juror, Visual Arts Department Student Show, University of Illinois Springfield, Springfield, IL

 

2003      Catherine Urban Scholarship for Sculpture, San Jose Staté University, San José, CA

               Studio Volunteer, Monotype Marathon and Auction, Institute for Contemporary Art,

                    San José, CA

                Art Auction Volunteer and Donor, Works Gallery, San José, CA

                Charity Auction Art Donor, Chef’s Best, Washington, DC

2002       Elizabeth Heil Scholarship for Sculpture, San José State University, San José, CA

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Springfield Art Association Collective: Juried Artist

Foundations in Art, Theory, & Education (FATE), member

© 2020 by Leslie STALTER