Theron Caldwell Ris

2116 Madison Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53711
USA
(608) 442-7456
theronris@aol.com
www.theronris.com

Education:
M.F.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1984
B.S., Fine Arts, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1981
B.S., Stanford University, Palo Alto, California

Publications:
Art in Wisconsin, Front Cover, September/October 2003
Cover, Willy Street Reader, September 2001
Curtain Call, Visual Representation in Nashville, Tennessee, 1996/1997 Arts Guide
Art in Wisconsin, Front Cover, September/October 1992 and October 1994
Madison Review, Front and Back Cover, Summer 1988

Current Representation:
Hue Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin
Lazzarro Signature Gallery, Stoughton, Wisconsin
Artecasa, Ciudad Real, Spain
Auld Alliance Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee

Selected Recent Awards and Group Exhibit:
2009 "50 Woman Show," St. John Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2007 "Small Treasures," Steenbock Gallery, Overture Center, Madison, Wisconsin
2006 "Afterglow," Hue Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin
2006 The Six: "Scattered Directions", Hue Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin
2006 "Going to the Dogs," Wall St. Gallery, Menomonie, Wisconsin
2006 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, (Artist Gallery) San Francisco, California
2006 Messengers, Storytellers and Spirit Dolls-East High Gallery
2006 Summer Arts Festival, Weston-Super-Mare, England
2004 - 2006 Epidemic Peace Imagery, Travelling Show, Wisconsin
2005 "Two Cultures, One Spirit," (Japan and United States), Neville Museum, Green Bay, Wisconsin
2005 "Two Cultures, One Spirit," Union Galleries, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
2004 - 2005 "Winter Juried Exhibition," Anderson Arts Center, Kenosha, Wisconsin
2004 Collaborations, Wisconsin Academy of Science, Arts and Letters Gallery
2004 Open Art Studios, Art Beat Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin
2004 "Dolls, Dolls, Dolls," Waterview Gallery, Sauk City, Wisconsin
2002 Saitama Art Museum, Saitama, Japan
2002 Tomioka Art Museum, Tomioka, Japan
2001 Group Invitational Exhibit, Casa de Arte, Spain
2001 September 11 Benefit/Auction, Madison Christian Association, Madison, Wisconsin
2000 West Bend Museum, WP&S Centennial, Award Winner
2000 "Exhibition," Group Exchange Japan/Wisconsin, Memorial Exhibits, Union Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin
1999 - 2000 Haggerty Museum Biennial, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1998 WP&S Sesquicentennial, Charles Allis Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1998 Three Friends, Three Person Exhibit, LaFollette Art Gallery, Monona, Wisconsin
1997 Biennial, Wisconsin Painters and Sculptors, Memorial Union
1994 - 1996 Artful Women, Madison, Wisconsin
1995 WP&S Biennial, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design; Award
1993 National Small Works Exhibits, Schoharie, New York

One Person Show:
2012 "Isis, when he was a pup", Macha Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin
2011 "The American Pit Bull Terrier", Macha Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin
2010 "Josie's show", Macha Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin
2008 "You Are the Music," Macha Gallery and Tea House, Madison, Wisconsin
2008 "You Are the Music Until the Music Stops," Meriter Heights, Madison, Wisconsin
2005 "Beyond Westminster," II Health and Science Building, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
2004 "Beyond Westminster," Meriter Heights, Madison, Wisconsin
2004 Promega: Four Separate Artists, Madison, Wisconsin
2003 "A Salute to the Animals of Willy St.," Mother Fool's, Madison, Wisconsin
2000 "A Fire in her Belly," Wisconsin Arts Board, Administration Lobby, Madison, Wisconsin
2000 Seeking Sanctuary II, Waterstreet Gallery, Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin
2000 Seeking Sanctuary I, Saint Benedict's Center, Middleton, Wisconsin
1998 Citi Arts, Main Lobby, Madison Municipal Building
1997 "Animals," Lazzarro Signature Gallery, Stoughton, Wisconsin
1996 "In My Father's House," Metropolitan Art Gallery, Dodgeville, Wisconsin
1995 "Tales from the Bible," Studio Z Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1994 "Homeless in Dane County," Humane Society, Madison, Wisconsin
1993 Pigs in High Places, Beverly Art Center, Chicago, Illinois
1992 Works in Oil and Watercolor, Studio Z Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1991 Small Works in Oil, Sunprint Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin
1989 Recent Works in Collage, Signature Gallery, Stoughton, Wisconsin
1988 "Two by Two," Mixed Media Presentation, A-Space Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin
1987 Recent Works in Watercolor, Straightwood Galleries, Madison, Wisconsin
1986 "New Faces of '86," Museum of Fine Art, Oak Ridge, Tennessee
1986 Selected Works in Oil, Westport Town Hall, Westport, Wisconsin
1984 "The Bell Witch," The Upper Crust, Madison, Wisconsin
1984 Selected Works in Oil, Ben Franklin Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee

Art Related Activities:
2007 UW Judge, Visual Arts Classic, Madison, Wisconsin
2004 Visiting Artist, Baraboo High, Baraboo, Wisconsin
2003 Judge, Sauk County Arts Classic, Baraboo, Wisconsin
2003 UW Hospital, watercolors, selected for purchase
2001 - 2002 Membership Committee, WP&S
2001 - 2002 Visiting Artist, Baraboo High School, Baraboo, Wisconsin
2000 Juror, Sauk County, Regional Painting Competition
1999 Juror, Artful Women Spring Show, Madison, Wisconsin
1998 - 1999 Exhibition Chair, WP&S, South Central Chapter
1998 Visiting Artist's Lecture, LaFollette Art Gallery, Monona, Wisconsin
1997 Direct Purchase Award, Madison Arts Board, Percent for the Arts
1994 - 2003 University of Wisconsin, Madison, Outreach Instructor
1996 - 1997 Exhibition Chairperson, Wisconsin Painters and Sculptors
1992 - 1996 Chairperson, Wisconsin Painters and Sculptors, South Central Chapter
1990 - 1992 Wisconsin Arts Board, Art Advisory Comm. Member, Percent for the Arts
1998 - 2000 Membership Chairperson, Wisconsin Painters and Sculptors
1984 - 2003 Private Collections in this Country and Abroad