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                         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

           2019   Bonsack Gallery, St. Louis

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

           2022  ‘Long Story Short’, Webster Arts, Webster Groves, Missouri

                      ‘Synergy: Below the Surface II’, The University of Rhode

                               Island, Feinstein Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island

                       ‘Below the Surface’, Art League Rhode Island Gallery, Pawtucket,

                                Rhode Island

            2021   ‘Little Things Matter’ The University of Southern Mississippi (USM)

                                 Museum of Art, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Juror: George Beasley

                                 Award of Distinction

                      ‘The Annual Juror Exhibition’ The In Art Gallery

                                 https://theinartgallery.com/2020-juror-exhibition

            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

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

2021     Award of Distinction, Little Things Matter, The University of Southern                   Mississippi Museum of Art, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

           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

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

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