Exhibitions

EXHIBITION TOUR:
HEART BRIGHT DARK

  • The Heart’s Bright and Dark Light, The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery, St. Catherine University, St. Paul, MN, April 18 – May 24, 2020
  • The Heart’s Bright and Dark Light, Cummings Art Gallery, Mary D’Angelo Arts Center, Mercyhurst University, Erie, PA, January 13 – February 7, 2020
  • The Heart’s Bright and Dark Light, Alice R. Rogers and Target Galleries, Saint John’s University Art Center, Collegeville, MN, November 5 – December 6, 2019

View Heart Bright Dark Light Catalog

2021

Color Show: Part 4, Orange, Kolman & Pryor Gallery, Minneapolis, MN 

2020

The Heart’s Bright and Dark Light, Cummings Art Gallery, Mary D’Angelo Arts Center, Mercyhurst University, Erie, PA   SOLO

Color Show: Part 3, Yellow, Kolman & Pryor Gallery, Minneapolis

Intersessions: Experiments in Venice and Rome, Traffic Zone Gallery for Visual Artists, Minneapolis, MN SOLO

The Heart’s Bright and Dark Light, The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery, St. Catherine University, St. Paul, MN   SOLO

2019

The Heart’s Bright and Dark Light, Alice R. Rogers and Target Galleries, Saint John’s University Art Center, Collegeville, MN   SOLO

Color Show: Part 2, Red, Kolman & Pryor Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Pulse Art Fair, Miami Beach, FL, Kolman & Pryor Gallery

2018

L/Ross Gallery, Memphis, TN

Landscape: Natural Fit, Imagined Prospects, Kolman & Pryor Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Color Show: Part 1, White, Kolman & Pryor Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2016

Plymouth Congregational Church Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Summer Group Exhibition 2016, L/Ross Gallery, Memphis, TN

Tiny Art Show, Kolman & Pryor Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2015

Ghost of the Figure, Kolman and Pryor Gallery Minneapolis, MN   SOLO

Inside Sensation, Form + Content Gallery, Minneapolis, MN   SOLO

No Boys Allowed, Kolman & Pryor Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2013

FLOOD, Form + Content Gallery, Minneapolis, MN   SOLO

30” x 30”: New Abstract Painting in the Twin Cities, Kolman & Pryor Gallery, Minneapolis

Substance of Life, paintings by Betsy Beyers, Jil Evans, Jodi Reeb and Patrick Pryor. Vine Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN

Curious Passions: The Diverse Inquiries of Traffic Zone Artists. Minnetonka Center for the Arts, Minnetonka, MN

2012

Minnesota Museum of American Art, Painting the Place Between, Inaugural Exhibit

Conkling Gallery, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN   SOLO

Landscape of the Mind, Katherine Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota

Mapping Spectral Traces, Katherine Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota

Connections, Form + Content Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2011

Breaking Light, Form + Content Gallery, Minneapolis, MN    SOLO

2010

Flaten Art Museum, This, Here, Now: Nature and Human Consciousness

Movement-Process-Reflection with Margaret Wall-Romana, Bethel University

Sketch Work, Form + Content Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2009

Galapagos Cactus Wars, m55art Gallery, Long Island City, NY   SOLO

Galapagos Cactus Wars, Form + Content Gallery, Minneapolis, MN   SOLO

Traffic Zone Center for the Visual Arts, Minneapolis, MN   SOLO

2008

Prints in Time, Flaten Art Museum

Intimate Immensity, Form + Content Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Form+Contentx2, Form + Content Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2007

Dutch Opera, Form + Content Gallery, Minneapolis, MN   SOLO

Current Trends in Abstraction, Flanders Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Painter’s Painting, with Brian Frink, Ryuta Nakajima and Chris Zarendow, College of Visual Arts, St. Paul, MN

Prints on Ice, Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis

Trace Elements, Form + Content Gallery, Minneapolis

2006

Flaten Art Museum: Ever Present

Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis

2005

Minnesota Museum of American Art:  Abstract Painting in Minnesota, 1930-Present

Ripple River Gallery, Aitken, MN  SOLO

Images: 30 on 30: A Collaboration of Artists and Writers, MacRostie Art Center, Grand Rapids, MN

Unframed Prints, Ninth Street Entry Gallery, St. Paul, MN  curated by Jeff Wetzig

2004

Abstraction and Figurative Narrative: Recent Paintings and Drawings by Jil Evans and T.L. Solien, Foster Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire,WI

Abstraction in Minnesota, 1930 to the Present, curated by Thomas Barry. Rochester Art Center, Rochester, MN

The Weight of Paper, curated by Anne Davey, Delta Axis at Marshall Arts, Memphis, TN

Move, Invitational at Rochester Art Center, Rochester, MN

Anderson Center, Redwing, MN

Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Summer and Winter members shows, Minneapolis

Ripple River Gallery, Deerwood, MN

2003

Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN

2002

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, In Situ: Fallen Angels, Stripes and Spots, Holes and Tentacles, New Paintings by Jil Evans, James Holmberg and Cristi Rinklin

Tiepolo’s Cloud, Conkling Gallery, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN  SOLO

2001

Steensland Museum, Northfield, MN, Tiepolo’s Cloud,  SOLO,

Traveling to: Conkling Gallery, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Hendrix College, Conway, Arkansas  SOLO

Concordia University, St.Paul, MN   SOLO

George Billis Gallery, New York, NY

Second Floor Contemporary, Memphis, TN

Buckham Gallery, Flint, MI

2000

Doug Flanders Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, MN   SOLO

Center Art Gallery, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN

Rochester Art Center, Rochester, MN

1998

Halle Ford Museum of Art, Salem, Oregon: Inaugural Exhibition

School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, University of Minnesota, MN   SOLO

1997

City Hall, office of Mayor Sharon Sayles Belton, Minneapolis, MN   SOLO

Two Painters (with Maria Santiago), College of Visual Arts Gallery, St.Paul, MN

Muse Sommers Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

1996

Minneapolis Institute of Art, Earth, Water, Air and Fire

Valparaiso University Museum of Art, Inaugural Gifts     

Rochester Art Center, MN  Juror: Ruth Appelhof

1995

Minneapolis Institute of Art, New Acquisitions

Steensland Museum, Northfield, MN, Four Degrees of Abstraction

Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH   SOLO

Six Crossings Field, an exhibit with Meg Ojala at Thomson Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

CROSSROADS: RECENT ABSTRACT PAINTING, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN

1994

The Painting Center, New York City, NY   SOLO

Walter Wickiser Gallery, New York City, NY

1993

Willamette University Art Museum, New Additions

Musee-atelier ADZAK, Paris, France

Thomson Gallery, Minneapolis, MN   SOLO

Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN

Center Art Gallery, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI

1992

Shadow Maker, Buckham Fine Arts Project, Flint, MI

1991

Franz Bader Gallery, Washington, D.C.   SOLO

Thomson Gallery, Minneapolis, MN   SOLO

Sazama Gallery, Chicago, IL   SOLO

Minnesota Metaphor, Rochester Art Center, Rochester, MN

Black and White, Sazama Gallery, Chicago, IL   

1990

Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, MN,  SOLO

Pairings in Clay, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN

1989

Minneapolis Institute of Art, Prints and Drawing Show

University of Wisconsin at River Falls, WI   SOLO

Jerome Fellowship Exhibit, MCAD, Minneapolis, MN

Sazama-Brauer Gallery, Chicago, IL   SOLO

1988

Thomson Gallery, Minneapolis, MN   SOLO

4′ Square, Sazama-Brauer Gallery, Chicago, IL

Hamline University, St. Paul, MN   

1987 – 1992

Chicago International Art Exposition, Thomson Gallery

1987

Thomson Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Faculty Art Show, Steensland Gallery, St. Olaf College, MN

Choices. Twenty Painters from the Midwest, Minneapolis           

College of Art and Design, MN.  Travelling to:

Wurston Art Museum, Racine, WI, Evanston Art Center

1986

Faculty Art Show, Steensland Gallery, St. Olaf College, MN

1985

Light in the California Landscape, Sacred Heart School, Menlo Park, CA

Faculty Art Show, Steensland Gallery, St. Olaf College,

MFA Show, Stanford Art Gallery, Stanford, CA

1983

35th Iowa Artists ’83, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA

1982

The Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA