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Ethan Edvenson

ethan.edvenson@gmail.com

Education​

2020

 

    Bachelor of Fine Arts: Emphasis in Drawing, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA

  •  Minor: Art History

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Awards

2021

·       Merit Award, Fine Art at FAIR Prices, Le Mars Art Center, Le Mars, IA

2020

·        Honorable Mention, Iowa Exhibited XXXV, Digital Group Exhibition, Polk County Heritage Gallery, Des Moines, IA

Solo Exhibitions and Projects

2024

  • PERCEPTOLOGY, experimental film jam, Fleur Cinema and Cafe, Des Moines, IA

  • Clustered Anomalies, Simpson College of Design, Indianola, IA

  • Gravitate CoWorking, East Village, Des Moines, IA

  • Get Lost at the Lib-rinth, display case installation, Cedar Falls Public Library, Cedar Falls, IA

 

2023

  • 503 Cocktail Lounge, Des Moines, IA

  • Willis Gallery, Simpson College, Indianola, IA

  • Stranger's Basket, Paradise Center for the Arts, Faribault, MN 

  • Bondurant Public Library Art Gallery, Bondurant, IA 

  • New Miracles, Kansas City Artist Coalition, Kansas City, MO 

  • Uncontainable Meanderings and Affinities, Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA

2022

·        Middle of Nowhere, Center of Everywhere, Architecture Art Crawl Artweek event, ISG, Des Moines, IA

·        FEEL FREE TO FLOAT,  Des Moines Central Library, Des Moines, IA

·        Our Earthly Antics, Crossing Arts Alliance, Brainerd, MN

·        TBA, The LIFT, Des Moines, IA

2021

·        Sparking Bits, solo exhibition, Pump House Regional Arts Center, La Crosse, WI

·        Jawbreaker Breakfast, solo exhibition, Ankeny Art Center, Ankeny, IA

 

2020

·        Cerebral Absolution, Solo Exhibition, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA

Group Exhibitions and Projects

2024

  • Can of Hands. See Saw Draw exhibition, Gravitate CoWorking, Des Moines, IA

  • Plus 1: UNI Art Faculty & Alumni, University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art, Cedar Falls, IA

  • Fleur Film Festival, Fleur Cinéma & Cafe, Des Moines, IA

2023

  • Good Business, Iowa Pop Art Exhibition, CSPS Hall, Cedar Rapids, IA

  • Greater Des Moines Exhibited, Polk County Heritage Gallery, Des Moines, IA

2022

·        DES MOINES EXHIBITED, Polk County Heritage Gallery, Des Moines IA

·        FACTORY, Iowa Pop Art Festival, CSPS Hall, Cedar Rapids, IA

·        Expressions of Love, virtual exhibition, Freeborn County Arts Initiative, Albert Lea, MN

2021

·        Greater Des Moines Exhibited XXVIII, Polk County Heritage Gallery, Des Moines, IA

·        Fine Art for Fair Prices, Le Mars Art Center, Le Mars, IA

·        Fresh Perspectives Emerging Artist Exhibition, Le Mars Art Center, Le Mars, IA

·        That’s Effin’ Funny, group exhibition, Shoebox Arts, Los Angeles, CA

·        Packard Group National Exhibition 2021, group exhibition, No 7. Center, Vermillion, SD

·        Greater DSM Exhibited XXVII, group exhibition, Polk County Heritage Gallery, Des Moines, IA

·        February Group Art Show, group exhibition, Jones Gallery, Kansas City, MO

 

2020

·        A Generous Kingdom V, group exhibition, Verum Ultimum Art Gallery, Portland, OR

·        Dangerous Lullabies VI Exhibition, group exhibition, Old Courthouse Arts Center, Woodstock, IL

·        Halloween, Online Group Exhibition, Envision Arts, Frisco, TX

·        Aptitude, Group Exhibition, Envision Arts gallery 8680, Frisco, TX

·        Limited Space: Drive-In Edition, Group Exhibition Show, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA

·        Iowa Exhibited XXXV, Digital Group Exhibition, Polk County Heritage Gallery, Des Moines, IA

 

​2019

·        Domestic Sadness, Group Exhibition, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA

·        ​Cedar Valley Biennial, Group Exhibition, Waterloo Center for the Arts, Waterloo, IA

·        BFA Preview Show, Group Exhibition, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA

 

2018

·        Undergraduate Studio Drawing Show, Group Exhibition, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA

 

Festivals/Events

2023

·        Iowa Pop Art Festival, Newbo City Market, Cedar Rapids, IA

·        Tony's Cocktail Hour Pop-Up, Eleven Cherry Salon, Des Moines, IA

2022

·        PedalArt Poster Show, DSM Street Collective, Confluence Brewing Company, Des Moines, IA

·        Iowa Pop Art Festival, 

2021

·        Artapalooza Art Festival, Main Street, Cedar Falls, IA

·        iowa Pop Art, Newbo City Market, Cedar Rapids, IA

·        Des Moines Art Festival, Des Moines, IA

Residencies

2022

·        Iowa Art Beacon, digital residency on Instagram

2021

·        Hot Springs National Park, Hot Springs, Arkansas

Experience

Select Experience

2024

  • Prediction Comic for Jan Issue of Little Village Mag

  • Included in The Cities of the Plains Anthology
    City Sounds Music Everywhere, drew on a piano

2023

  • Cover art for February issue of Little Village Mag (Central Iowa Edition)

  • Event Organizer, Iowa Pop Art Festival, CSPS Hall, Cedar Rapids, IA

  • MIcrogrant Dinner, ARTSwork, Des Moines, IA

  • Artist Talk, MacArthur Senior High, Houston, TX

  • Illustrations for Little Village Mag, Bread and Butter Guide, Eastern IA

  • Artist Presentation at University of Northern Iowa

2021

·        Artist Talk, Madrid Community Schools, Madrid, IA

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