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JEANE UMBREIT

born 1953 Minneapolis, MN

Selected Exhibitions

2012

Artwork for MIFA (Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association) fundraising event

Cover of MEMPHIS MOVIE, Corey Mesler

Mystical Highway (solo), David Lusk Gallery, Memphis, TN

2011

Cover of MOLLY FLANAGAN AND THE HOLY GHOST, Margaret Skinner

Cover of NOTES TOWARD THE STORY AND OTHER STORIES, Corey Mesler

Commission to create artwork honoring legends for the Women's Foundation for a Greater Memphis

2010

Material Art Space, Memphis, TN

2009

Gondwanaland (solo), David Lusk Gallery, Memphis, TN

Work selected for participation in the US Art in the Embassies progam, on loan to the US Embassy in Damascus, Syria

2005

Blackbird (solo), David Lusk Gallery, Memphis, TN

2004

Artwork selected for participation in the US Art in the Embassies program, on loan to the US Embassy in Damascus, Syria

50 Years and Counting: Artists Respond to Brown vs. Topeka, National Civil Rights Museum, Memphis, TN

2002

Blue (solo), David Lusk Gallery, Memphis, TN

Memphis Arts Council Annual Exhibition, 2nd Floor Contemporary, Memphis

2001

Public Art Project, permanent installation of photomontage mural series for Memphis/Shelby County Public Library, Memphis, TN

Best of Tennessee, Tennessee State Museum, Nashville, TN; curator: John Buchanan, director, Portland Museum of Art

2000

Visualizing the Blues: Images of the American South, 1862-1999, Dixon Gallery, Memphis, TN; traveling through 2003 to Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA; Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO; Austin Museum of Art, Austin, TX; Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC; The Hyde Collection, Glen Falls, NY; Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, GA; Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA

18th Annual Juried Show, Pleiades Gallery, New York, NY; juror: Philip B. Brookmen, curator, Corcoran Gallery, Washington DC

Southern Exposure, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virgnia Beach, VA; traveling to Hand Workshop Art Center, Richmond, VA; Art Museum of Western Virginia, Roanoke, VA; McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA; curator: Carla Hanzal

Spectrum '00, Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN

1999

Light and Life, Buckman Arts Center, Memphis, TN

Memphis Arts Council exhibition, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN

1998

YWCA Centennial Women's Art Exhibition, Tennessee State Museum, Nashville, TN; curator: Beth Wilson, National Museum of Women in the Arts

Millsaps College, Jackson, MS

1997/98

New Realities: Hand-Colored Photographs 1839 to the Present, Univ. of Wyoming art Museum, Laramie, WY; Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID; James A. Michener Museum of Art, Doylestown, Pa; DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA; and Yellowstone Art Center, Billings, MT; curators: Lee Marks and Gerald Lang, Pennsylvania State Univ.

1997

Works on Paper (Ledbetter Lusk), The Armory, New York, NY

Memphis Advertising Federation & St. Jude Hospital, donation of images for greeting cards

Memphis College of Art Biennial, Memphis, TN

Passage (solo), Ledbetter Lusk Gallery, Memphis, TN

1996

The Art of Photography (1st place, non-traditional), Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL; curator: Alison Nordstrom

Gardens: Primeval and Eternal, Delta Axis Contemporary Art Center, Memphis, TN

ArtFair (Ledbetter Lusk) Seattle, Seattle, WA

Tree as Icon, Ledbetter Lusk Gallery, Memphis, TN

1995

Opening, Ledbetter Lusk Gallery, Memphis, TN

The Fall (solo), Kurts Bingham Gallery, Memphis, TN

The Painted Photograph (solo), Tennessee Arts Commission, Nashville, TN

Askew Nixon Gallery, Memphis Arts Council Exhibition, Memphis, TN; curators: E.A. Carmean, Leslie Luebbers, Jim Wallace

1994

The Painted Photograph (solo), Tennessee Arts Commission, Nashville, TN

The Other Show, Marshall Arts, Memphis, TN

Juried Exhibition, Aura Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

1993

Tennessee Women Artists: From the Mountains to the Mississippi, Tennessee State Museum, Nashville, TN; curated by National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington DC

1992

Photography in the South: From Barnard to Eggleston, Photogroup Center, Coral Gables, FL; curator: Carole Thompson

Midtown-Y Photography Gallery, Sponsored by NYC Dept. of Cultural Affairs, New York, NY; curator: Michael Spano

Emerging Southern Photographers, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN

1991

La Desercion Divina (solo), Kurts Bingham Gallery, Memphis, TN

Center for Photography at Woodstock, NY (solo)

21st Annual Prints, Drawings & Photographs Exhibition, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR; curator: Sue Taylor, Univ. of Chicago

The Magic Silver Show, Univ. of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA; curator: Robert Fichter, Florida State University

1990

1990 National Works on Paper, Univ. of Mississippi, Oxford, MS

The French Lessons (solo), Lisa Kurts Gallery, Memphis, TN

Hot Springs Art Center, Hot Springs, AR

Memphis in May arts festival poster honoring France

1989

8th Annual Competition, Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA; juror: Neal Benezra, curator, 20th Century Art, Art Institute of Chicago

The City of Memphis and Coalition for Visual Arts, Memphis North Light Gallery, Memphis, TN

Arkansas State University (solo), Jonesboro, AR

Home (solo), Lisa Kurts Gallery, Memphis, TN

(prior to 1989 as Jeane Umbreit Dawson or Jeane Dawson)

1988

Red Clay Southeastern Survey, Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL

Women Artists 88, Lincoln Cultural Arts Foundation, Lincoln, CA; curator: Barbara Rogers, San Francisco Art Institute

Fall Exhibition (solo) McCoy Theatre, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN

Secret Places (solo) Lisa Kurts Gallery, Memphis, TN

Anniversary, Lisa Kurts Gallery, Memphis, TN

1987

19th Annual Prints, Drawings, and Photographs Exhibition, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR; curator: Charlotta Kotik, curator of contemporary art, Brooklyn Museum

Introductions, Lisa Kurts Gallery, Memphis, TN

2nd Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Downtown Assoc. of Memphis, TN

1986

Uncommon Women, Circuit Playhouse Gallery, Memphis, TN

1985

Snapshots (solo), Theatre Memphis Gallery, Memphis, TN

Selected Books and Catalogs

 

Oxford American, periodical, The Education Issue, 2011

50 YEARS AND COUNTING: ARTISTS RESPOND BROWN V TOPEKA
(pub. 2004) National Civil Rights Museum; foreward by Barbara Andrews

VISUALIZING THE BLUES, IMAGES OF THE AMERICAN SOUTH 1862-1999
(pub. 2000); foreward by John Grisham, text by Wendy McDaris

PASSAGE
(pub. 1997), catalog to the exhibition; won 1998 "Excellence in Design & Communication" award, Communigraphics Show; foreword by Dennis Kiel, Associate Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, Cicinnati Art Museum

MEMPHIS: NEW VISIONS, NEW HORIZONS
(pub. 1997 for Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce)

Southern Accents, periodical, Sept/Oct 1997

Mid-South Artist, periodical, Oct 1995

TENNESSEE: FROM THE MOUNTAINS TO THE MISSISSIPPI
(pub. 1993), catlog to the exhibition; foreward by Eleanor Heartney

The Photo Review, summer 1990, quarterly published by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Council on the Arts

MEMPHIS VISIONS
(pub. 1988 for Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce)

Selected Collections

 

Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
Assisi Foundation, Memphis, TN
Baker, Donelson, Memphis, TN
BellSouth Mobility, Memphis, TN
Boca Museum, Boca Raton, FL
Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France
Campbell Clinic, Memphis, TN
The Crump Firm, Inc., Memphis, TN
Cincinnati Museum of Art, Cincinnati, OH
Delta Airlines, Memphis, TN
Deloitte & Touche USA, Nashville, TN
Dobbs House Inc., Dallas, TX
Enterprise National Bank, Memphis, TN
Ernst & Young, Memphis, TN
First Tennessee Bank, Memphis, TN
Harrah's Casinos Headquarters, Tunica, MS
Holiday Corporation, Atlanta, GA
Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, TN
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN
Memphis International Airport Corporate Offices, Memphis, TN
Morgan Keegan and Company, Memphis, TN
New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA
Nissan, Chicago, IL
Plough Inc., New York, NY
Promus Hotel Corporation Headquarters, Memphis, TN
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, FL
SouthTrust Bank, Memphis, TN
Victory Bank, Memphis, TN