Thad  Duhigg 

                                                                                  

EDUCATION

M.F.A. College of Visual & Performing Arts, Syracuse University

B.F.A. School of Art & Design,Southern Illinois University Carbondale

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Department of Art and Design, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Professor, 2006 – present

Department Chair, 2006-2009

Associate Professor, 2002-2006

Department of Art and Art History, Texas Christian University

Associate Professor, 1997-2002

Assistant Professor, 1990-1997


Department of Art and Art History, University of Wyoming

Visiting Lecturer, 1989-1990

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2007   Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis Greenville College, Greenville, Illinois

2005   Maryville University, St. Louis
2004   University of Illinois Springfield
2003   Conduit Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2002   Fort Worth Central Public Library, Fort Worth, Texas

Public Art Dedication, Arts Council, Fort Worth, Texas

2000   Baylor University, Waco, Texas

1998   Conduit Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1997   Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas

Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts, Budapest, Hungary

1996   Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, Alabama

University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, Texas

Art Center of Plano, Plano, Texas

1995   Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas

Tarrant County College, Northwest Campus, Fort Worth, Texas

1994   Amarillo Museum of Art, Amarillo, Texas

Hardin-Simmons University, Abilene, Texas

           Conduit Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1992   Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas

Tarrant County Junior College, South Campus, Fort Worth, Texas

1990   Inkfish Gallery, Denver, Colorado

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

            2018   ‘9th Annual TAPPED Exhibition,’ Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio

                        ‘Suspend,’ The Cloyde Snook Gallery, Adams State University,                                                 Alamosa, Colorado

                       ‘TRAHC's 30th Annual Juried Exhibition,’ Texarkana, Texas. Juror:                                  Sean FitzGibbons is the Director of the Meadows Museum of                                   Art at Centenary College, Shreveport, Louisiana

2017   ’64 Arts National Juried Competition,’ Buchanan Center for the Arts, 

Monmouth, Illinois. Juror: Lucas Cowan, Public Curator.

‘South Cobb Arts Alliance 30th National Juried Exhibition,’ The Marble

House Arts Center, Smyrna, Georgia. Juror: Joe Remillard, Kennesaw State University

‘Texas National Competition & Exhibition,’ The Cole Art Center,

Nacogdoches, Texas. Juror: Benito Huerta, Executive Director and Emeritus Director of Art Lies. Honorable mention

‘National Juried Art Exhibition: Histories & Memories,’ Tom Thomas

Gallery, Indiana University East, Richmond, Indiana. Juror: Joshua Hagler, Los Angeles based artist

‘Louis’s Legacy: Artists Respond to Louis Sullivan,’ Edwardsville Art

Center, Edwardsville, Illinois. Curator: Brigham Dimick, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

2016   ‘Alienation: The World As It Is Or Should Be,’ Loading Dock Gallery

Lowell, Massachusetts. Jurors: Richard C. Whitten, Head of

Painting Department at Rhode Island College; Joanne L. Kao, Boston and Berkeley-based activist and artist; and Roneld Lores, Lowell-based sculptor and painter.

‘St. Louis University Invitational Exhibition,’ McNamee Gallery, St. Louis,

Missouri

‘Its Been Real’, a pop-up show@sprout, St. Louis, Missouri
‘The Clay Way National Invitational Gallery Show,’ bringing together

three generations of ceramic artists, Nashville, Tennessee

2015   ‘The Twenty-Sixth Cedarhurst Biennial,’ Mitchell Museum, Mt

Vernon, Illinois. Jurors: David Brinker, Assistant Director, St. Louis University Museum of Contemporary and Religious Art and Kathryn Nahorski, Executive Director St. Louis Artists Guild

2014   ‘Through the Ages: 100 Years of RAM,’ Rockford Art Museum, Rockford,

Illinois. Curator: Carrie Johnson, works from the permanent

           collection
‘Rockford Midwestern 73 Biennial,’ Rockford Art Museum, Rockford,

Illinois. Juried by William Lieberman, Director of Zolla/Lieberman

                      Gallery in Chicago
2013   ‘DDD&G,’ Edwardsville Art Center, Edwardsville, Illinois. Curator:

Dennis DeToye, Edwardsville Art Center

2010   ‘Celebration: 30 Years of Outdoor Sculpture in Abilene,’ Center for

Contemporary Arts, Abilene, Texas

‘Invitational Figure Exhibit of Art East Artists,’ Edwardsville Arts Center,

Edwardsville, Illinois. Curator: Dennis DeToye, Edwardsville Arts Center Exhibition Chair

2008   ‘National Invitation Sculpture Exhibition: Mentors and Students,’ Jacoby

                       Arts Center, Alton, Illinois. Curator: Thomas Gipe, Sculptor
2007   ‘50/50: A 50-year Retrospective of the Annual Delta Exhibition,’

Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock. Curator: Anne Gochenour

‘Regional Faculty Exhibition,’ Foundry Arts Centre, St. Charles,

                      Missouri
2006   ‘The Art of Metal,’ Jacoby Arts Center, Alton, Illinois. Curator: Paulette

Myers, Professional Artist, Collinsville, Illinois

2004   ‘Art Works in Schools,’ Carbondale Community Arts, Illinois

           ‘Art East,’ Edwardsville, Illinois
2003   ‘Artists Invite Artists,’ Edwardsville Art Center, Illinois. Curator: Dan

           Anderson, Professional Artist
‘Altered Forms,’ Schmidt Art Center, Southwestern Illinois College,

Belleville, Illinois. Curator: Jane Barrow, Head of Painting, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

2002   ‘The Yellow Line,’ The Art Corridor, Tarrant County College, Arlington,

Texas. Curator: John Frost, Tarrant County College Gallery

           Coordinator
‘Five By Seven By X,’ The Jones Center for Contemporary Arts, Austin,

Texas. Executive Director: Sue Graze, The Jones Center for

                      Contemporary Arts
2001   ‘View of the Collection: Art With A Point of View,’ Huntsville, Alabama.

                      Chief Curator: Peter Baladia
2000   ‘Vision and Movement 2000: Public Art/Public Transit,’ CRCA

The Gallery at UTA, Arlington, Texas. Curator: Benito Huerta,

           Director of CRCA
‘Five By Seven By X,’ The Jones Center for Contemporary Art, Austin,

                      Texas. Executive Director: Sue Graze
1999   ‘Biennale Internazionale Dell’ Art Contemporanea,’ Florence, Italy. Jurors:

John T. Spike, Veronika Birke, Guy Cogeval, Stefano Francolini, Francis Naumann, Teresa Ortega Coca

1998   ‘Organic Produce,’ Galveston Art Center, Galveston, Texas Curator: Clint

            Willour, Director
‘Art in the Metroplex ‘98,’ J.M. Moudy Exhibition Hall, Texas Christian

University, Fort Worth. Juror: Dana Friis- Hansen, Curator, Contemporary Art Museum, Houston

‘Foundations: Mechanics and Instinct,’ CRCA The Gallery at UTA,

Arlington, Texas. Curator: Benito Huerta, Director

1996   ‘Six Ways of Seeing – Infinite Ways of Being Seen,’ Conduit Gallery,

           Dallas, Texas
‘Art in the Metroplex ’96,’ J.M. Moudy Exhibition Hall, Texas

                      Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas. Juror: Luis Jimenez,                                Sculptor, Hondo, New Mexico
1995   ‘29th Annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show,’ Del Mar

College, Corpus Christi, Texas. Juror: Mark Pascale, Assistant Curator of Prints and Drawings, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

1994   28th Annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show,’ Del Mar

           College, Corpus Christi, Texas. Juror: Michele Rowe-Shields,                   Director, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, Illinois
‘LaGrange National Biennial XVII,’ Lamar Dodd Art Center, LaGrange,

Georgia. Juror: Susan Lubowsky, Director, Southeastern Center

for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

‘New Acquisitions,’ Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, Illinois. Curator:

Peter Baldaia, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, Illinois

‘Abstract Matters: Recapitulation and Transcendence,’ Brookhaven

College, Farmers Branch, Texas. Curator: David Newman,

           Brookhaven College, Farmers Branch, Texas
‘Art in the Metroplex ’94,’ J.M. Moudy Exhibition Hall, Texas Christian

University, Fort Worth, Texas. Juror: Marti Mayo, Director, Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, Houston, Texas

‘Abilene 14th Annual Sculpture Exhibition,’ Nelson Park, Abilene, Texas.

           Curator: Patrick McCracken, Director, Amarillo Museum of Art,                   Amarillo, Texas
‘Cast in Carbondale,’ Lake View Art Center, Peoria, Illinois. A traveling

casting sheet exhibition. Curator: Thomas Walsh, Sculptor, Professor of Art, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois

‘ArtTexas ’94 International,’ Dallas Convention Center, Dallas, Texas.

Gallery Association of Texas Exhibition

1993   ‘36th Annual Delta Exhibition,’ The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock,

Arkansas. Juror: Donald Kuspit, Historian, Critic, Professor of Art,

           State University of New York, Stoney Brook, New York
‘27th Annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show,’ Del Mar

College, Corpus Christi, Texas. Juror: Roy Slade, Director, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

‘Cast in Carbondale, An Exhibition of Casting Sheets,’ Evansville

Museum, Evansville, Indiana. A traveling casting sheet exhibition. Curator: Thomas Walsh, Sculptor, Professor of Art, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois

‘Critic’s Choice Exhibition,’ D-Art Visual Art Center, Dallas, Texas. Jurors:

James Edwards, Curator, San Antonio, Texas; Patrick McCracken, Director, Amarillo Art Center, Texas; Becky Duval Reese, Director, El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, Texas

‘ArtTexas ’93 International,’ Dallas Convention Center, Dallas, Texas.

Gallery Association of Texas Exhibition

1992   ‘Steel and Stone,’ Fort Worth, Texas. An invitational sculpture exhibition.

           Curators: Marla Price, Director of the Modern Art Museum of Fort             Worth; James Fisher, Curator, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth,             Texas
‘26th Annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show,’ Del Mar

College, Corpus Christi, Texas. Juror: James M. Edwards,

Brown Curator of Art, San Antonio Museum of Art, Texas

‘Four-Person Exhibition,’ Conduit Gallery, Dallas, Texas

CONSERVATION/RESTORATION, CONSULTING & COMMISSIONS

2013    Laumeier Sculpture Park and Museum, St. Louis. Casting of Ken Lum’s

‘The Space Between Scott and Plessy’

2013-11 Laumeier Sculpture Park and Museum / The Lighthouse for the Blind,

St. Louis. Modeled and cast three cast bronze maquettes

2012    Laumeier Sculpture Park and Museum, St. Louis. Restoration on Isaac

Witkin’s ‘Hawthorne Tree’

2010    MetroLink, St. Louis. Large-scale public fabricated steel and cast bronze

sculpture

 Village of Worden, Illinois, large-scale public monument

 Laumeier Sculpture Park and Museum / The Lighthouse for the Blind,

St. Louis. Modeled and cast four cast bronze maquettes

2008    Laumeier Sculpture Park and Museum, St. Louis, Restoration on

Robert Chambers’ ‘Sugabus’

GRANTS & AWARDS

2018    Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Program, SIUE

2017    Sculpture Award, 64 Arts National Juried Competition, Buchanan Center

for the Arts, Monmouth, Illinois

2015    Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Program, SIUE

2014    Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Program, SIUE

            Crawford Taylor Foundation, Sculpture on Campus Support
2008    Teacher/Scholar Award, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

            Faculty Development Fund Grant, SIUE
2004    Consensus Reality: New Works by Thad Duhigg, University Research

and Development Fund, SIUE

2003    Icons? University Research Award, SIUE

 Research and Development Fund, SIUE

 Faculty Development Fund, SIUE

2002    Research and Development Fund, SIUE

2001    Lights, Lamps & Luminaries Research Fund, TCU
2000    Fort Worth Sculpture Symposium, Fort Worth Arts Council

1999    Fourth Prize in Sculpture, Biennale Internazionale Dell’ Art

            Contemporanea, Florence, Italy
1998    Claud M. Vance Memorial Award, Art in the Metroplex, Fort Worth, Texas
1997    Fulbright Senior Scholar Fellowship, Budapest, Hungary

1996    Hungary: A Nation at the Crossroads – Faculty Seminar Abroad Award,

TCU

Instructional Development Grant, TCU

1994  Jennifer Holt Purchase Award, Rockford Art Museum, Illinois

Del Mar College Library Purchase Award, Del Mar College, Corpus                    Christi, Texas

Installation Grant, Abilene Cultural Affairs Council, Abilene, Texas

Installation Grant, Amarillo Museum of Art, Amarillo, Texas

1993  Grand Award, Arkansas Arts Center, Juror: Donald Kuspit

1992  Joseph A. Cain Memorial Purchase Award, Del Mar College,

Juror: James Edwards

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Fort Worth Central Public Library, Fort Worth, Texas
Fort Worth Southwest Public Library, Fort Worth, Texas Fort Worth Parks District Commission, Fort Worth, Texas Fulbright Commission, Budapest, Hungary
Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, Alabama
Del Mar College Library, Corpus Christi, Texas
Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, Texas
Rockford Museum of Art, Rockford, Illinois
Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, Illinois

PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENTS

2018  Artist Residency, Jentel, Banner, Wyoming

2017  Juror, ‘Void’, Edwardsville Art Center, Edwardsville, Illinois

2016  Visiting Artist, Meramec College, St. Louis, Missouri

Juror, St. Louis University Student Exhibition, McNamee Gallery, St.                     Louis, Missouri

2015  Juror, Greenwich Village Art Fair, Rockford, Illinois
2014  Visiting Artist, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, Georgia

          Juror, Art Fair at Laumeier, Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, Missouri
2013  Juror, Blackburn College, Carlinville, Illinois

Panel Discussion and Juror, University Sculpture Competition, Chesterfield Arts, Chesterfield, Missouri

          Juror, Staunton Art Fair, Staunton, Illinois
2012  Visiting Artist, Principia College, Elsah, Illinois

2010  Juror/Visiting Artist, Indiana State University, Terre Haute

2009  Artist Residency, Casa Del Espiritu Sierra, New Mexico

2007  Docent’s Gallery Talk, Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis

Visiting Artist, Emporia State University, Kansas

           Lecture, Greenville College, Illinois
2005   Visiting Artist, Maryville University, St. Louis Speaker, Museum Docents,

St. Louis Art Museum

2004   Visiting Artist, University of Illinois Springfield

Visiting Artist, University of Minnesota
2000  Visiting Artist, Wichita State University, Kansas

Speaker, International Sculpture Symposium, Houston

           Visiting Artist, Baylor University, Waco, Texas
1998  Gallery Talk, CRCA: University of Texas at Arlington, Texas

Gallery Talk, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, Texas

Lecture, Phi Beta Delta, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth 1997 Visiting Artist, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas

Visiting Artist, Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts, Budapest

Visiting Artist, Museum of Applied Art, Budapest 1996 Gallery Talk, Plano

ArtCentre, Texas

Lecture, The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas Visiting Artist,

University of Texas at Tyler
Lecture, Huntsville Museum of Art, Alabama
Lecture, Lee School for the Arts, Huntsville, Alabama

1995   Lecture, Tarrant County Junior College, Northwest Campus, Fort Worth,

Texas

Visiting Artist, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas

Lecture Fort Worth Woodcarvers Association, Fort Worth, Texas 1994 Gallery Talk, Hardin Simmons University, Abilene, Texas

           Gallery Talk, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, Texas
           Lecture, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas
           Gallery Talk, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, Illinois
           Visiting Artist, Booker T. Washington School for the Visual and                                        Performing Arts, Dallas, Texas
1993  Lecture, Tarrant County Junior College, South Campus, Fort Worth, Texas
1992  Panel Discussion, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Moderator: Dee

Mitchell

MEDIA COVERAGE

2017   ’64 Arts National Juried Competition,’ Buchanan Center for the Arts,

exhibition catalog, September 2017

‘Histories & Memories,’ Indiana University East, exhibition catalog,

February 2017

2016   Krasnoff Holzer, Elizabeth “St. Louis University Arts Scene: A Round-

Up”, April 1 2016, http://www.slu.edu/nl-slu-arts-scene-a-round-up

2014   RoadsideAmerica.com, “Honey Where’s My Metro Pass

http://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/34307

Arnold, Leigh A., “Playing the Long Game” http://artsandculturetx.com/playing-the-long-game/

2013   Exhibition Review

http://www.theintelligencer.com/local_news/article_3334af4c-

7219-11e2-96dc-001a4bcf887a.html

2010   Celebration: 30 Years of Outdoor Sculpture in Abilene, exhibition catalog,

Center for Contemporary Arts, Abilene

Laumeier Unveils New Blind Maquettes with Support From Lighthouse for

the Blind - St. Louis”, Fall (www.artdaily.org/index.aspint_sec=2&int_new=42739)

Old MetroLink Station Gets New Art, KMOV (Channel 4), July
13 2010 (www.kmov.com/news/local/Old-Metrolink-station- gets-new-art-98331359.html)

Sou’Wester Journal (drawing on front cover), Department of English,

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Dennis, Shanna, Students Display Artistic Talents at Exhibit, Indiana

Statesman, January 21

2009 Sou’Wester Journal (drawing on front cover), Department of

English, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

2007   Thad Duhigg: Assumptions Mediated, July, exhibition catalog
           Thad Duhigg: Assumptions Mediated, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, June 7                 Meet The Real Us, Riverfront Times, June 7-13
           The Annual Kranzberg Exhibition Series Opens, www.artdaily.org, June 4
           Kranzberg Series Opens June 8 At Laumeier Sculpture Park,

South County Times, June 8

Looking Ahead, Objectivity: Laumeier Sculpture Park, Spring 2004 Irwin, Tom. Pop Culture Sculpture. Illinois Times February 26:15

Chase, Emily. Bronzed ‘Reality’. The Journal, Springfield, Illinois March 3:6

2003   Straw, Dr. William. Consensus Reality, exhibition catalog
           Kutner, Janet. Conduit Gallery. Dallas Morning News November 19:E14

2001   Heinkel-Wolfe, Peggy. TCU Faculty Exhibition Offers ‘Insights’. Fort

Worth Star-Telegram February 11:D5

2000   Marton, Andrew. The Stone Diaries. Fort Worth Star-Telegram June                                 22:E1

Marton, Andrew. Art Notes. Fort Worth Star-Telegram May 21:D3

Marton, Andrew. Art Notes. Fort Worth Star-Telegram January 23:D6

2000   Huerta, Benito. Vision and Movement 2000: Public Art/Public Transit.

exhibition catalog

1998   Mitchell, Charles Dee. Exhibit Rests on a Form Foundation. Dallas

Morning News October 24:C1

Kutner, Janet. Thad Duhigg at Conduit Gallery. Dallas Morning News

March 14:D1
Akhtar, Suzanne. Thad Duhigg’s Sculptures Really Grow on You. Fort Worth Star-Telegram March 8:D5

Daniel, Mike. Flights of Fancy, Artist Challenges Viewers’ Perceptions.

           Dallas Morning News, Guide 53
1996   Dooley, William T. Thad A. Duhigg, Huntsville Museum of Art”.

Art Papers July/August:54

Baldaia, Peter. Encounters: Thad Duhigg. exhibition catalog

1995   Coleman, Dustin. Heavy Metal. Daily Egyptian July 11:1 Rush, Linda. Iron

Into Art. The Southern Illinoisan July 8:1

Pascale, Mark. 29th Annual Drawing and Small Sculpture Show.

exhibition catalog

Odom, Michael. On View, Dallas. New Art Examiner January 31 1994 Brown, Glen R. Thad Duhigg, The Amarillo Museum of Art.

New Art Examiner December 50-51
Wilson, Wade. Graceful Sculptures Crafted of Steel. Fort Worth Star-

Telegram October 2:F5

Kutner, Janet. Texas Sculptor Throws Himself into His Work. Dallas

            Morning News September 18:C4
Reed, Jerry Daniel. Varied Group Comprises New Exhibit. Abilene

           Reporter September 17:A5
Lapham, Bob. Outdoor Sculptures: New Season. Abilene Reporter News

           September 16-17:11
McCracken, Patrick. Thad Duhigg/New Sculpture. exhibition narrative,

           September 9
Kutner, Janet. Dallas Galleries. Dallas Morning News, September 9:

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