EXHIBITIONS

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GRANTS

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ARTICLES & PRESS

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Where in Wisconsin? — Ruminant (The Grand Masticator) in Reedsburg, NBC15 Madison, Wisconsin, December 2, 2016

Project: Playtime in Indy, CODAworx, CODAmagazine: The Magic of Color III, November 2016

Positivi-Tree in Silver Spring symbolizes ‘inclusivity, protection, shelter’, Amy Aubert, WJLA ABC 7 Washington, D.C., November 9, 2016

Reedsburg’s Harvest Park recognized by Lt. Gov., Heather Stanek, Reedsburg Times-Press, May 17, 2016

Food for the Soul: Endless hours of daydreaming in a tractor cab now fuel this artist’s whimsical storytelling style, Bill Vossler, Farm and Ranch Living Magazine, Feb/Mar 2016

Stained Glass Tractor, Farm Show Magazine, Volume #40/Issue #2, March 2016

Ruminating in Reedsburg: Combine becomes permanent piece of art in community park, Jim Massey, The Country Today, December 2, 2015

For St. Paul, funding for library on lake, water tower beacon and more, Amy Carlson Gustafson, front-page story, St. Paul Pioneer Press, October 8, 2015

Local artist lights a match outside Rochester Art Center, Gretchen Mensink Lovejoy, Bluff Country Reader, October 15, 2015

Light Joins Art After Dark at Olbrich Gardens, Gayle Worland, Wisconsin State Journal, Madison, Wis., August 23, 2015

No green thumb needed for park planting, Peter Rebhahn, WiscNews, May 27, 2015

Downtown Silver Spring's 3rd Annual 'Re-Imagining the Holidays' to Focus on Music Education in Local Schools, KUSI News San Diego,

November 24, 2014

Silver Spring Re-Imagines the Christmas Tree at Downtown Lighting Celebration, Camille Moore, NBC Washington, November 14, 2014

Art You Can Sink Your Teeth Into, Jason Smith, Wisconsin People & Ideas, Quarterly Magazine of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters, Madison, Wis., Fall 2014

Artist Karl Unnasch is honored by Public Art Network Year in Review, Fillmore County Journal, August 25, 2014

Reedsburg art project wins national award, front-page story, Reedsburg Times-Press, August 16, 2014

Stained Glass Artist Turned Combine into Art, Farm Show Magazine, Cover Story for Vol. #38, Issue #3, May 2014

Council approves Webb grant for permanent city art piece, Reedsburg Independent, February 27, 2014

Original stained glass window being created for F&M Community Bank, Gretchen Mensink Lovejoy, Bluff Country Reader, February 26, 2014

Karl Unnasch Interview, Kristine Frank Elias, Soap Factory (Minneapolis) Director’s Blog, January 16, 2014

2013 Artists of the Year, Minneapolis CityPages, Camille LeFevre, December 25, 2013

Art results from effective problem solving; Pilot Mound artist finds magic when others respond to his work, Bluff Country Reader, Gretchen Mensink Lovejoy, December 23, 2013

Silver Spring Tree Makes the News, a blog article by Author Yvonne Brown, December 22, 2013

Toy Christmas Tree Keeps on Giving, Faiza Elmasry, Voice of America — International-Broadcast News, December 20, 2013

Answer Man:  Chatfield artist gets national attention, Rochester Post-Bulletin, December 6, 2013

Local artist spreads joy with Playtime Jubilee, Barb Jeffers, Fillmore County Journal, December 6, 2013

Silver Spring non-traditional tree made up of toys to donate to children in the community, Aline Barros, Maryland Community News Gazette, December 4, 2013

Town’s Christmas tree of toys will be donated to needy, Marisa Kabas, Today.com, December 3, 2013

Cornfield Cathedral:  Seeing Karl Unnasch’s Grand Masticator, Aaron Dysart, Walker Art Center’s mnartists.blog, November 28, 2013

Silver Spring unveils unusual Christmas tree, Peter Rouleau, The Sentinel Newspapers, November 27, 2013

Downtown Silver Spring Christmas Tree Made of Toys That Will Be Donated to Needy Children, CBS DC, November 21, 2013

Silver Spring Christmas Tree at the root of holiday controversy, WTOP 103.5 FM, November 21, 2013

Silver Spring Hosts Ceremony, Adam Loakin, The Sentinel Newspapers, November 21, 2013

Silver Spring’s tree of toys to be donated to charity, Whitney Wild, WJLA, November 21, 2013

Chatfield Artist Designs This Year’s Ardee Awards, Rochester Post Bulletin, Derek Sullivan, October 19, 2013

John Deere 6600 Combine Becomes a Work of Art, John Deere Company Magazine, Autumn 2013

Top 10 Galleries in the Twin Cities, Minneapolis CityPages Blog, Sheila Regan, Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Iron Pour, Off 90, Episode 407, KSMQ, Austin, MN, Produced by Matt Bluhm, February 20, 2013

Glass Artist, On the Road with Jason Davis, KSTP Channel 5 News, Minneapolis, MN, Jason Davis, August 28, 2011

Local Artist doing what he loves, Fillmore County Journal, September 30, 2011

City Art, Country Art?, MPR News, State of the Arts with Marianne Combs, November 4, 2010

Artful Outlook, Post-Bulletin, Rochester, MN, Matt Russell, October 29, 2010

The Commonweal Stash, Currents Magazine, Winona, MN, Margaret Cox, Winter 2008-2009

Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers, Inspire(d) Magazine, Decorah, IA, April 2008

Taxi-Squirmy, Art in London Magazine, London, UK, Winter 2007

Another Green World:  New Landscape Art in Minnesota, 10,000 Arts, August-October, Ann Klefstad, 2007

New Theater Opens, Rochester Post-Bulletin, July 7, 2007

Dramatic Difference, Minnesota Monthly, Tim Gihring, July, 2007

A New Stage for Lanesboro, St. Paul Pioneer Press, Dominic Papatola, July 1, 2007

Company Town’s Company is Theater, Star Tribune, Graydon Royce, July 1, 2007

This Art Not for the Squeamish, Minneapolis-St. Paul Pioneer Press, Dec 10, 2006

Karl Unnasch’s Strange Animals, Minnesota Public Radio, Sea Stachura, November 24, 2006

From Romantic to the Edgy, Works That Compel, The New York Times, D. Dominick Lombardi, July 25, 2004

Not Only Watching, Painting and Sculpting, Too, The New York Times, Benjamin Genocchio, February 15, 2004

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MISCELLANEOUS ART EVENTS, PUBLIC ART ROSTERS, HONORS & AWARDS

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SAINT PAUL’S CITY LIST OF QUALIFIED PUBLIC ARTISTS, St. Paul, MN

OREGON ART IN PUBLIC PLACES ROSTER, State of Oregon

CITY OF PALO ALTO PREQUALIFIED PUBLIC ARTIST POOL, City of Palo Alto, CA

CITY OF ATLANTA PUBLIC ARTIST REGISTRY, City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs Public Art Program, Atlanta, GA

WISCONSIN TOP RURAL DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE AWARD, for RUMINANT/The Harvest Park Project, 2014, Wisconsin Rural Partners, Hollandale, WI

CITY OF EL PASO PRE-QUALIFIED ARTIST POOL, City of El Paso’s Museums and Cultural Affairs Department, Public Art Program, El Paso, TX

CITY OF SEATTLE ESTABLISHED ARTIST ROSTER, Office of Arts and Culture, Seattle, WA

CITY OF SCOTTSDALE PUBLIC ART TEMPORARY PROJECTS ROSTER, Scottsdale, AZ

PUBLIC ART NETWORK YEAR IN REVIEW HONOREE, for RUMINANT, 2013, Americans for the Arts, Washington, D.C.

Two ICSC U.S. MAXI Silver Awards, for PLAYTIME JUBILEE, 2013, ICSC, New York, NY / Las Vegas, NV

COMMUNITY SUPPORTED ART (CSA), selected artist, Springboard for the Arts and MNartists.org, St. Paul and Minneapolis, MN

ARDEE AWARDS, bronze award design and fabrication, Rochester Arts Council, Rochester, MN

THE MN SAGE AWARDS FOR DANCE, stained glass award design and fabrication, Cowles Center, Minneapolis, MN

GRANDFATHER AND GRANDSON, stained glass window commission for the Todd family, Harmony, MN

ONE NIGHT OF ART, Art Happening at 1704 7th St. NW, Rochester, MN

GARDEN QUEST, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

FRANKIE SAYS RELAX, Winner of Iron Artists at The Venue, Rochester, MN

COMMUNITY SUPPORTED ART (CSA), Juror for artist selection, Springboard for the Arts and MNartists.org, St. Paul and Minneapolis, MN

COMMUNITY SUPPORTED ART (CSA), contributing artist, Springboard for the Arts and MNartists.org, St. Paul and Minneapolis, MN

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PLAYTIME IN INDY (II), Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN

PLAYTIME IN INDY, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN

GLEAM: FLORID AND DROLL, Olbrich Botanical Gardens, Madison, WI

BRILLIANCE!, Made Here, Hennepin Theatre Trust, Minneapolis, MN

SPACE COWBOY, The Traveling Museum, Art in Odd Places, Indianapolis, IN

GLASSICLES, 3 installations for Northern Spark, Minneapolis, MN

JUICY STEAK MOUSTACHE II, Kolman & Pryor Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

FACULTY EXHIBITION, University Gallery—Department of Art, University of Wisconsin—La Crosse, WI

RECENT SCULPTURE, Paul Watkins Gallery, Winona State University, Winona, MN

COLLECTS, SHOOTS AND LEAVES, Anita Sue Kolman Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

THE BIRDHOUSE, Northern Spark at the Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN

MERE TRIFLES (solo), The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI

THE GUILD-OF-ONE PUB for the CORPORATE WIZARD IN THE LAND OF LARP, The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN

SUSPENSION OF THIS BELIEF (solo), Soo Visual Arts, Minneapolis, MN

A THEORY OF VALUES, Minnesota Biennial, Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN

A BAKER’S DOZEN FOR THE GOOSE TOWER, collaboration with Mark Dion for the TUMULT exhibition, Vordingborg, Denmark

GUILD OF ONE (solo), ArtHouse, New London, MN

THE AESTHETE HOBBYIST (solo), Upper Iowa University, Fayette, IA

FLORA/FAUNA, Ridgewater College, Hutchinson, MN

THE PRECIOUS OBJECT, Cargill Gallery, Central Library, Minneapolis, MN

ONE INCH PUNCH (solo), Rochester Art Center, Rochester, MN

ZOOLOGICA FANTASTICA, Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross, Worchester, MA

FERROUS AURORA, Lizzards Art Gallery, Duluth, MN

HEAD ACRES, The Berwick Institute, Boston, MA

SQUARE OFF, Luckystar Art Gallery, Chicago, IL

EDGES OF GRACE, Fuller Museum, Brockton, MA

NATURE CALLS, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse, WI

PENSIVE COLLISIONS (solo), Cornucopia Art Center, Lanesboro, MN

LIFE AND DEATH, M-80 gallery, Milwaukee, WI

SURREAL VIGNETTES (solo), Ohio University, Athens, OH

DOLLHOUSES AT THE DOLLHAUS, Dollhaus Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

URBAN VIGNETTES (solo), The Artists Foundation, S. Boston, MA

TACTICAL INTERVENTIONS (with Spurse), Mass Moca, North Adams, MA

ENCHANTMENTS, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY

FOR THE BIRDS, Artspace, New Haven, CT

CREEP SHOW, Varnish Fine Art, San Francisco, CA

BRAVE DESTINY, Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY

IRON RODEO, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA

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POSITIVI-TREE, holiday installation, Re-Imagining the Holidays, Downtown Silver Spring, Maryland

BLOODROOT, fabricated steel and stained glass sculpture, The International Sculpture Collection

at Royal Botanical Gardens, Burlington, Ontario, Canada

TRIBUTE … TARRY (A MOVING WATER PERSPECTIVE), reclaimed item sculpture/fountain for

Habitat for Humanity ReStore, Onalaska, WI

WELL-SEASONED GREETINGS, food-themed holiday installation, Re-Imagining the Holidays,

Downtown Silver Spring, Maryland

BURNT MATCHSTICK, fabricated steel and stained glass sculpture, Rochester Art Center, Rochester, MN

SEASONAL HIDE-AND-SEEK, stained glass window panel set for White Bear Lake Branch Library, White Bear Lake, MN

SILVER SYMPHONY, interactive musically themed holiday tree, Re-Imagining the Holidays,

Downtown Silver Spring, MD

ZUBER, suspended art glass lighting sculpture for New Century Theatre, Hennepin Theatre

Trust, Minneapolis, MN

RUMINANT (THE GRAND MASTICATOR), permanent stained glass harvester installation,

Reedsburg, WI

GATEWAY SCULPTURE PARK, landscape architecture collaboration with HKGI of Minneapolis, Lanesboro, MN

BLUFFLAND HIGHLIGHTS, stained glass transom for F&M Community Bank, Preston, MN

PLAYTIME JUBILEE, reclaimed toy installation, Re-Imagining the Holidays, Downtown Silver Spring, MD

RUMINANT (THE GRAND MASTICATOR), temporary stained glass harvester installation, Farm/Art DTour,

Fermentation Fest, Reedsburg, WI

LE BAGATELLE DE BAGATELLE, Artist Designed Mini-Golf, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

DISCOVER SCULPTURE, cast iron medallions for the City of Lanesboro, MN

THE SUN TOUCHES ALL, stained glass windows for John Marshall High School, Rochester, MN

HEALTHY ACQUAINTANCES, MEDICAL ICONS, RANDOM SURVEY PULSE, stained glass windows,

light fixtures and sculpture installations for the Medical Sciences Building, Rochester

Community and Technical College, Rochester, MN

NEAR-MINT CONDITION, stained glass tractor installation, Minnesota Biennial, Soap Factory,

Minneapolis, MN

CONSERVATION OF ENERGY, stained glass windows for John Marshall High School, Rochester,

MN

TESSELLATED MOSAIC, expanding iron tile mosaic for Fillmore Central High School, Harmony,

MN

COMMONWEAL STASH, mixed media installation for the Commonweal Theatre, Lanesboro, MN

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

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EDUCATION

2003                   MFA, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Dartmouth, Massachusetts

1995                   BA, Winona State University, Winona, Minnesota

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Curriculum Vitae

 

St. Paul Knight Arts Challenge

Minnesota State Arts Board—Artist Initiative Grant

FORECAST public arts grant

SEMAC (Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council), support grant

SEMAC (Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council), support grant

SEMAC (Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council), support grant

Jerome Foundation, support grant

SEMAC (Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council), support grant

 

 

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Lanesboro Arts Campus Bronze Pour Workshop Director, Lanesboro, MN

Adjunct Professor of Sculpture, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse, WI

Total Arts Day Camp for Kids, Rochester Art Center, Rochester, MN

John Marshall High School, Resident Artist, Rochester, MN

Pilot Mound Design Studio, Summer Apprenticeship Director, Pilot Mound, MN

Fillmore Central High School, Resident Artist, Harmony, MN

Standard Issue Iron Pour, Workshop Coordinator, Pilot Mound, MN

Discover Sculpture Lanesboro, Project Coordinator Assistant, Lanesboro, MN

 

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