Resume

Education

2017    MFA Plymouth University, UK / Transart Institute, Berlin, Germany/New York City, USA
1989    BA Art and Psychology, Minor Art Education & Art History, Hamline University, St Paul, MN


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2019-20 122 Conversations, Minneapolis International Airport, Terminal 2
2019   Exhibition In A Suitcase, Robert W. Regier Art Gallery, KS
        122 Conversations, Minneapolis International Airport, Terminal 1
2015-19 122 Conversations, touring exhibition:
        Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Canada
        Iraqi Kurdistan, University of Raparin
        Petrozavodsk, Russia
        Konsthall, Sweden
        Ohara Isumi-City, Japan
        Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, MN
2017   Earth & Water, Crary Art Gallery, Warren, PA, January 2015
2014   Layers, Burnet Gallery, Le Méridien Chambers, Minneapolis, MN
2013   Composite Portraits, Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, MN
2010   Passions, Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, CA
2002-06 Anne Labovitz, El Refor, Bilbao, Spain
2002   Anne Labovitz, Fine Arts Gallery, Arkansas State University, St. University, AK
        Anne Labovitz, Chapman Art Center Gallery, Cazenovia College, Cazenovia, NY
          New Work by Anne Labovitz, Talgut die Schönen, Künste, Germany
1998   Hot off the Press, Steve Powell Gallery, Taos, NM


Selected Group Exhibitions

2018   Let’s Go Refreshed, Burnet Fine Art & Advisory, Wayzata, MN, January 25 – April 7
2015   Someone Else’s Story, Burnet Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, February
2013-14 Blood Memoirs, Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, MN. Curated by Amber-Dawn Bear Robe
          Art Fair, Select Fair NYC, Frieze Week NYC, with Burnet Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
          Selections from the Permanent Collection, Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, CA. Curated by Erica Torri
2012   Anima, Fibre Arts Design, Palo Alto, CA
2011   INTERBIFEB XIV, Gallerija Portreta, Tuzla, Bosnia-Herzegovinia
2010   Pipe 10, Penang State Art Gallery, Penang,Malaysia
          National Association of Women Artists, New York, NY
2006   Kunstverein Neustadt e.v., Neustadt, Germany
2002   T.W. Wood Gallery & Art Center, Vermont College, Montpellier, VT
1998   Sanata Reporta, Florence, Italy
1997   Mostra, Commune Centrale, Barga, Italy
          Taos Art Association, Taos, NM
1996   New Masters Fine Art, Taos, NM

1995   Selected Group, Finley Gallery, Birmingham, AL
          A Different Language, New Masters Fine Arts, Taos, NM
1994   Ella and Anne Labovitz, Duluth Art Institute, Duluth, MN
          Gallery 416, Minneapolis, MN


Publications

2018   122 Conversations: Person to Person Art Beyond Borders, catalog, Tweed Museum of Art, October 2018
2013   Anne Labovitz:Composite Portraits, catalog, Tweed Museum of Art, June 2013
          Exhibition Catalog, Penang State Art Gallery, Penang, Malaysia
          Studio Visit, Volume 19, curated by Jonathan Greene
          Selections from the Permanent Collection, 1990-2010, Athenaeum             Music & Arts Library, 2013
2011-12  International Contemporary Artists, Vol. II and III
2010   New American Paintings, Midwest Region, No. 89, curated by Lisa Dorin
          Color Train, artist book, collaboration with Bill Gamble
          Dungeon Depths: Two Artists Explore the Self-Portrait, A. Labovitz and C. Best
2009   A Dozen Days in the Dungeon, A. Labovitz and C. Best
          Honoral and Zarina, B. Gamble and A. Labovitz
2007   Dwellings 2, Labovitz and C. Best
2004   Champagne Art Book, A. Labovitz and C. Best
1994   Ella and Anne Labovitz, exhibition catalog, Duluth Art Institute, Duluth, MN, Sept.


Public Projects and Social Practice

2019   I Love You Institute pop-ups:
           Bethel University, Kansas
           Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
           Arbeit Opera Theatre & Lush Divas & Drag, three day event, Minneapolis
           Kirby Student Center, University of MN, Duluth
           Weekly dance classes, Boys & Girls Club, Duluth
           MPAC 21 Dance Studio, Duluth
2018  Choices, School of Public Health, School of Fine Arts, University of MN, Duluth
        Choices, Ordean Public Middle School, Duluth, MN
2017 Economy of Friendship, Transart Triennale, Berlin, Germany
        Choices, Artist in Residence, Växjö Konsthall,  multiple events with public, students, recent refugee arrivals
        Choices, Artist in Residence, Ohara Isumi-City, Community Public Art Project
2016  Iconographic Dictionary on Collective and Collaborative Art Processes, Paz Ponce curator, Berlin
         Charging Talismans, Space Bodies, The Gym at Judson, NYC
         Charging Talismans, Space Bodies, Transart Triennale, Berlin
         Monster Drawing Rally, Midway Contemporary, Minneapolis
         MANILA Pollination: Synchronisations-Syncopations. Berlin
         MANILA Pollination: Synchronisations-Syncopations, London
        HOPE for Space Bodies II, Berlin, Germany
        I am Kindness, Burnet Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
        International Experimental Art Space, Berlin
        Schale 2, Re-Frame, 2016 London Biennale
2015 Choices, 122 Conversations, Thunder Bay, Canada
         All Sign Together, Public Art Project, Duluth Fourth Fest
         I am MPLS, Minneapolis, MN
        Monster Drawing Rally, Midway Contemporary, Minneapolis, MN
        HOPE, Do the Dow Open Studio, St. Paul, MN
        Public Graffiti, maurices graffiti, Duluth, MN
        Collaborative Weaving employee event, Maurices, Duluth, MN
        Social Practice Intervention, Bureau of Radical Accessibility, The Model,         Sligo, Ireland
        6 Gratitude Paintings, 122 Conversations, 60 interviews
2014 Letter Drawings, Twin Cities Book Fair sponsored by Rain Taxi
          Conversant Portraits, Projecting the City, Northern Spark, sundown to sunup public engagement activity, Weisman Art Museum
          Schale 1, 3, 4, 5, Collaborative film with Bill Gamble, Northern Spark
          I Know You, public collaborative drawing, Visiting Artist, Walker Art Center, Free First Saturday
        Monster Drawing Rally, Midway Contemporary, Minneapolis, MN
        Various commissions employing Relational Listening: Trading Family, maurices, Greta’s Heart, Latitude Longitude and others.
2013   Schale, Minnesota Museum of American Art, Collaborative film with Bill Gamble, First Friday Film Series
          Schale 3, Collaborative film with Bill Gamble, Free Range Film Festival, Wrenshall, Minnesota
2012   Identities & Passions, public project at the Minnesota Museum of American Art (the M)
1999   Exmachina, Judith Triumphant Opera Set Design


Press

2019 Art at the airport:10 great spots to catch a flight of fancy, Star Tribune, December 15, 2019 
          I Love You Pop-Up Event at UMD, Fox 21 Duluth, November 19, 2019
          UMD students practice the art of gratitude, WDIO ABC, November 19, 2019
          Art Happening on St. Paul’s East Side Offers “33 Views” of the World, Star Tribune, April 25, 2019
          St Paul Art Crawl throws spotlight on East Side’s growing art scene, St Paul Pioneer Press, April 25, 2019
          Anne Labovitz: 122 Conversations: Person to Person Art Beyond Borders by Mason Riddle, Surface Design Association, March 11, 2019
          Artist’s compact exhibit reflects connections that span the globe, The Kansan, February 18, 2019
2018   Minnesota artist Anne Labovitz turns international communication into global artwork, Star Tribune, December 7, 2018
            “Art Beyond Borders’ exhibition, CBS 3 Duluth – UMD showcase, October 2018
            Best Bets: Aby Wolf, opera opener and Sister Cities, Christa Lawler, Duluth News Tribune, October 25, 2018
            New Art Exhibit Opening at UMD, ABC Eyewitness News, October 25, 2018
            Capturing cultural conversations in art, Marianne Combs, Art Hounds, October 25, 2018
            Tweed Museum to Host Grand Opening of “122 Conversations” Exhibition, Brett Scott, Fox 21, October 25, 2018
          Duluth-Born Artist Unveils “122 Conversations” Exhibit, Haydee Clotter, Fox 21 News, September 25, 2018
            Art Beyond Borders, U of Minnesota, Duluth , Lori Melton, September 17, 2018
            Radio Gallery: Anne Labovitz, KUMD, March 29, 2018
2017   Radio Gallery: Going Global, Maija Jenson, KUMD, December 28, 2017
            Japan newspaper, (122 Conversations article), November 29, 2018
            Labovitz’s ‘122 Conversations’ now in Japan, Duluth News Tribune, Nov. 16, 2017
            Exhibition of American artist Anne Labovitz opens in Petrozavodsk, Laikka Media, Petrozavodsk, Russia, May 2017
What awaits Petrozavodsk residents at the exhibition of the artist from Duluth? Laikka Media, Russia, May 2017
            Meetings Around the Art, Växjöbbladet, Växjö,Sweden (122 Conversations article), March 10, 2017
            Växjöbor in an interactive world, Smålandsposten, Växjö, Sweden (122 Conversations article), March 6, 2017
            Duluthians Fraternize with Iraqi Sister City, Duluth News Tribune, February 5, 2017
            Inside the Artist’s Studio: Anne Labovitz, Artful Living, January 2017
            Radio Gallery: 122 Conversations, KUMD, Duluth, MN, Interview with Meija Jenson, January 3, 2017
2015    122 Conversations: Person to Person, Art Beyond Borders, The Walleye, Thunder Bay, October 2015
            TBT Newshour, Thunder Bay News, September 10, 2015
            Duluth Artist Orchestrates 122 International Conversations, Duluth News Tribune, September 2015
            122 Conversations: Person to Person, Art Beyond Borders, WDIO, August 2015
            122 Conversations Created by Anne Labovitz, WDIO, July 2015
            Fourth Fest, WDIO, July 2015
            Artist Anne Labovitz Takes on Sister Cities Exhibition, Fox 21, July 2015
            A model of Ambition for Sligo and the Northwest, Irish Times, Sligo,Ireland, June 29, 2015
            Made-by-hand art at three Minneapolis galleries, Star Tribune, Minneapolis, MN, March 19, 2015
            Wallow in and Wonder at Winter in Burnet Gallery’s Latest, City Pages, Minneapolis, MN, March 6, 2015
2014    Art Hounds, MPR News, State of the Arts, February 27, 2014
            Local Artist New Exhibition, WDIO, February 26, 2014
            Whole is greater than the sum of its parts in Labovitz’s portraits, Villager, February 5, 2014
            Anne Labovitz creates portraits of the human spirit, MPR State of the Arts, January 16, 2014
            Anne Labovitz, Layers Opening, Secrets of the City, January 10, 2014
            Anne Labovitz show at Burnet Gallery, Star Tribune, Art Spotlight, July 10, 2014
            Letoile Magazine, January 9, 2014
            Vita.MN, Art Spotlights, January 9, 2014
2013    New exhibition features Minnesota artist, WDIO, June 6, 2013
            Anne Labovitz, Composite Portraits, Duluth Superior Magazine, June 2013
            A Space in Time with Painter Anne Labovitz, Reader,  May 16, 2013
2012    Treeness, Easel and Me, Carole Best Blog, May 2, 2012
2010    Anne Labovitz art exhibit at the Athenaeum is rich with Passions, La Jolla Light,  November
2002    Warme Farborgien, Allaour Anzeigeblatt, Germany, July 4
            Every Which Way, Times Argus, Barre, VT, April 12
            Three’s Company, Seven Days, Burlington, VT, April 10
1997    La Jolla Light, La Jolla, CA, April 10
1995    Taos News, Review, Taos, NM, Dec. 28 


Teaching, Lectures, Workshops

2019 Professional Practice Lecture, Keynote speaker, Bethel University, Kansas
2018   122 Conversations, Tweed Museum of Art in association with 122 Conversations
122 Conversations, Women’s Club, Duluth MN
2018   National Art Educators Association, Seattle, Person to Person, Art Beyond Borders: Pedagogical Possibilities of Peace through Participatory Art (co-presenting with Alison Aune, PhD)
2017   Taught workshops for youth as part of 122 Conversations,Ohara Isumi-City, Japan, various locations
Taught workshops for youth and seniors as part of 122 Conversations, Växjö, Sweden, Växjö Konsthall
Speaker at Minnesota Scholastic Art Awards, Weisman Museum, Minneapolis, MN
2016   Rochester Art Center, participant in round table regarding the direction of the Rochester Art Center to address inclusiveness and engagement, Rochester, MN
          Presentation on Relational Listening at International Art Space, Berlin, Germany
          Interview Lake Paintings, Minneapolis, MN, May 2016
2015   Art training for students and art teachers, Warren, PA
          Lecturer for group exhibition, Someone Else’s Story, Burnet Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
          Artist-in-Residence, presenter and facilitated engagement activities at The Model’s Bureau of Radical Accessibility, Curated by Megan Johnston, Sligo, Ireland
          I AM MPLS, presenter, Minneapolis, MN
          Engagement activity with 500 members of the public at Fourth Fest, Duluth, MN
          Taught workshops for youth, teens and seniors as part of 122 Conversations, Thunder Bay, Canada
2014   Portrait Play, First Free Saturday, Walker Art Center
2013   Taught three, full day middle and upper school self-portrait course, Wise, VA
          Facilitator at Children and Family Day interactive project, Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, MN
          Public artist talk, 122 Conversations, Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, MN
          Guest lecturer for Women Artist History class, University of Minnesota, Duluth, Duluth, MN
         Taught self-portrait seminar with Seniors Art Engagement Program, Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, MN
          Taught self-portraiture workshop with the creative staff at Juut SalonSpa, Minneapolis, MN
          Public talk and presentation with Bill Gamble of Schale III, Free range Film Festival, Wrenshall, MN
          Public talk and presentation with Bill Gamble of Schale, Minnesota Museum of American Art (the M), Saint Paul, MN
2012   Identities & Passions, St Paul Art Crawl, photographic experience with audience engagement, Minnesota Museum of American Art (the M) Saint Paul, MN
         Taught self-portrait activity with students in District 287 Public schools, Minneapolis, MN
         Women’s Artists Resource Center, Artist Panel Discussion, Saint Paul, MN
2007-13 Taught various classes and facilitated dozens of art projects with students at Saint Paul Academy (SPA),Saint Paul, MN
2010   Taught public portrait demonstrations at Dodge Nature Center, Saint Paul, MN
LaJolla, CA, Athenaeum Music and Arts Library Gallery, Artist Presentation and artist talk
2009   Public talk on Zarina & Honoral book presentation with Bill Gamble, SPA/Summit School, Saint Paul, MN
2007-10 Taught art at Groveland Elementary, Saint Paul, MN
2006-07 Taught art at the International School Hannover Region, Hannover, Germany


Awards

2019   Anne Labovitz Day, April 27, 2019, Proclaimed by Mayor Emily Larson, Duluth
2015   Key to sister Cities of Duluth, Duluth Sister Cities, International
2013   Artist of the Year, Duluth Depot Foundation


Collections

Work is held in numerous private and public collections. Public collections include: the Minnesota Historical Society, Minnesota Museum of American Art, St Paul, MN, Frederick R Weisman Art Museum, Tweed Museum of Art, Univ. of MN, Duluth, MN, Athenaeum, La Jolla Ca, Duluth Women’s Building, Duluth, MN, Studio Camnitzer, Lucca, Italy, City of Växjö, Sweden, and the University of Raparin, Rania, Iraqi Kurdistan. Corporate collections: Maurices, Duluth, MN, Baviera International, Stockholm, Sweden, Penang International Printmaking, Penang-Malaysia, Burr and Forman, Birmingham, AL, Piper Jaffray, Fargo, ND, Wells Fargo, Duluth, MN, Spezialarzt fur Innere Medizin FMH, Basil, Switzerland, and the Duluth Housing Authority, Duluth, MN. Private collections: Ralph and Peggy Burnet, Minneapolis, MN, Lyndel and Blaine King, Minneapolis, MN, and Dr. Hugo Steiner, Basel, Switzerland. Private collector in Japan. 


Affiliations

2019 The Woke Coach, From Ally to Accomplice cohort, February-July
        Twin Cities Large Cultural Organizations Forum By Wilder Foundation Glowtown Advisory Board, Minneapolis, MN February-December
2011-pres Board of Trustees, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
2015-pres Glowtown Advisory Board, Minneapolis, MN
2014-18      Advisory Board of The Artist Book Foundation, NYC
2009-14 Colleagues Advisory Board, Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN
2014-15      Minnesota Museum of American Art (The M), Strategic Planning Committee


Residencies

Dungeon Dwellings, 2019, 2013, 2009, 2007, 2003, 2001, 2000, 1997
Thread, 2018
Sanata Reparta, Florence, Italy, 1998
Camnitzer Studio,Luis Camnitzer, Luca, Italy, 1997
Sante Fe Art Institute, Judith Pfaff, Sante Fe, NM, 1996
Penland School, Penland, NC, July 1994
NY Studio School, Drawing Marathon, NY, NY, 1992|
Penland School, Penland, NC, June 1992
Atlantic Ctr. for the Arts, F. Ringgold, New Smyrna Beach, FL, March 1992
Berkshire School of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA, 1991
Split Rock Art Center, David Feinberg, Cloquet, MN, 1990
Hamline Univ., L. Lasansky, Drawing and Printmaking, 1989-90
Hamline Univ., James Conaway, Art Apprenticeship, 1989