Resume

Dori Settles
402.660.2329
dori@funkydori.com
http://www.funkydori.com

Education

2011-18     Workshops with Internationally Recognized Glass Artists

Heather Trimlett, Melanie Moertel, Mischou Pascale Anderson, Lisa Becker, Mark Hufford, Sharon Peters, Mark Abdigaard, Evelyn Gottschall Baker, Marcy Lamberson, Hayley Tsang Sather, Terri Caspary Schmidt

2018     Painting the Sacred, Carrie Bloomston

2017     Play! with Art History Collage, Carrie Bloomston

2016     10+ Techniques with Acrylic Inks, Tea & Ephemra, Heavy Metal Play, Judy Coates Perez

1997     BGS in Communications & Linguistics, University of Nebraska Omaha, Omaha, NE

1995     AAS in Sign Language Interpreting, Iowa Western Community College, Council Bluffs, IA

 

Awards and Honors

2013     3rd Place, Omaha Artists Inc. (Judged by Rachel Mindrup)

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018     Before We’re Gone, Hot Shops Art Center, Omaha NE

2017     Happy Memories, Josie Harper Hospice House, Omaha, NE

2015     Recycled Jungle, Josie Harper Hospice House, Omaha, NE

 

Collaborative Installation Projects

2018     Mural, Heartland Hope Mission (Girl Scout Gold Award), Omaha, NE

2015     Drallim, Village Pointe Shopping Center, Omaha, NE (commission)

2014     Aquarium at the Pointe, Village Pointe Shopping Center, Omaha, NE (commission)

 

Group Exhibitions

2018     Fremont Area Art Association All Member Show, Gallery 92 West, Fremont, NE

2017     Not Your Grandmother’s Quilt, Fantastic Fibers, Hot Shops Art Center, Omaha, NE

2017     Fremont Area Art Association All Member Show, Gallery 92 West, Fremont, NE

2017     Go West, Gallery 92 West, Fremont, NE

2017     Nebraska 150, Beatrice Public Library, Beatrice NE

2017     Human / Nature, Hot Shops Art Center, Omaha, NE

2016     Shattering the Glass, Shelterbelt Theater, Omaha, NE

2015-16    Architexture, Regional Show Studio Art Quilt Associates Nebraska (traveling)

2015     What Does Compassion Look Like?, OM Center, Omaha, NE

2014     Under Foot and Beyond Site, Columbus Art Gallery, Columbus, NE

2014     Surface Design Association NE, Josie Harper Hospice House, Omaha, NE

2014     Nebraska Iowa Women Artists, Hot Shops, Omaha, NE

2013     Dia de Los Muertos, Drip,s Council Bluffs, IA

2013     Omaha Artists Inc Spring Show, The Designers, Omaha, NE

2011      Expressions in Fiber III, Hot Shops, Omaha, NE

 

Collections

Beatrice Public LIbrary, Beatrice, NE

Private Collection, Norfolk, NE

 

Selected Bibliography

Surface Design Journal: In Review, Human/Nature:Nebraska Surface Design Association Group Show, Summer 2017 (pdf)

Studio Art Quilt Associates: SAQA Featured Region: Nebraska, The Mouse That Roars, May 2017

Nebraska Cultural Endowment: Smiling Turtle Art Spot is My Livelihood, Jan 2015

It’s the Beat! August 23, 2014 Radio Show

WOWT: Clock Ticking For Summer Camp Sign-Up, April 2014

Omaha World Herald: Art takes you under the sea, Feb 2014

 

Related Professional Experience

2013-18    Guest Instructor, Fremont Area Art Association, Fremont, NE

2013-17     Collaborative Artists, ArtVenture, Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska

2014          Artist Talk, Braided River Quilt Guild, Bellevue, NE

2013-16    Gallerist, Smiling Turtle Art Spot, Omaha, NE

2011-14     Try-It Workshop Leader, Omaha Creative Institute, Omaha, NE

 

Curatorial Projects

2017     Human/Nature, Surface Design Association Nebraska, Hot Shops Art Center, Omaha, NE

2014     Spoke and Art, Smiling Turtle Art Spot, Omaha, NE

2013    Turtles as Totems, Smiling Turtle Art Spot, Omaha, NE

 

Gallery Affiliation

Gallery 92 West, Fremont, NE