ROWEN SCHUSSHEIM-ANDERSON

EDUCATION

Master of Fine Arts
Arizona State University Tempe, AZ.
Bachelor of Fine Arts
School for American Craftsmen
Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester, N.Y.

TEACHING POSITIONS

1982-Present
Augustana College, Department of Art, Rock Island, IL
1980-1982
Mesa Community College, Mesa, AZ. Visiting Lecturer
1980-1983
Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Instructor/Lecturer

ONE AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2014
Alma College, Alma, Michigan | Rowen Schussheim-Anderson: Tapestries of Innovation | Solo Exhibition
2013
West Shore Community College, Scottsvile, Michigan | Rowen Schussheim-Anderson: Tapestries of Innovation | Solo Exhibition
2008
Artswork, Le Claire, IA. | Solo Exhibition: Tapestries of Innovation
2004
Iowa Artisans, Iowa City, IA. | Solo Exhibition
Peanut Gallery, Rock Island, IL. | Big Fiber | Invitational
2002
Midcoast Fine Arts, Quad City Airport, Moline, IL. Art at the Airport | Juried | Voted 2ND PLACE for BEST EXHIBITION in the Quad Cities for 2002
1993
Performing Arts Gallery, Davenport, IA. | Common Threads

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA. | fiberart international 2013 Exhibition of Contemporary Fiber Art | Juried
Galesburg Civic Center, Galesburg, IL. | Members and Friends | Invitational | JUROR’S AWARD
Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA. | 43rd Annual Exhibition Clay, Fiber, Metal, Wood | Juried
Bucktown Center for the Arts, Davenport, IA. | Venus Envy | Juried
Quincy Art Center, Quincy, IL. | 63rd Annual Quad-State Juried Exhibition | Juried
2012
International Fiber Biennale | From Lausanne to Beijing | Juried | Two pieces selected
Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA. | 42nd Annual Exhibition Clay, Fiber, Paper, Metal, Wood | SECOND PRIZE
Galesburg Civic Center, Galesburg, IL. | Members and Friends | Invitational | HONORABLE MENTION
Elon University Art Department, Elon, NC | Annual Small Works Invitational 4 | Invitational
Southeast Fiber Art Network, Atlanta, GA. | Square Foot Fiber Art Pin Up Show | FIRST PLACE
Rock Island Art Guild, Augustana Art Gallery, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL. | Rock Island Fine Arts Exhibition | Juried
Some things looming, Reading, PA. | Black, White, and Red | Juried
2011
Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY | 6 x 6 | Invitational
Bucktown Center for the Arts, Davenport, IA. | Venus Envy | Juried
2010
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA. | fiberart international 2010 Exhibition of Contemporary Fiber Art | Juried
Mint Museum, San Francisco, CA. | fiberart international 2010 Exhibition of Contemporary Fiber Art (Traveling Exhibit from Pittsburgh) | Juried
Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA. | 42nd Annual Exhibition Clay, Fiber, Paper, Metal, Wood | Juried
Elon University Art Department, Elon, NC | Annual Small Works Invitational 2 | Invitational
Quincy Art Center, Quincy, IL. | 60th Annual Quad-State Juried Exhibition | Juried
2009
Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA. | CraftForms 2009 15th International Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Craft | Juried
Loveland Museum, CO. | Northern Colorado Weavers Guild Fiber Celebration | Juried | THIRD PRIZE
Quincy Art Center, Quincy, IL. | 59th Annual Quad-State Juried Exhibition | Juried
Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KS. | National Fiber Directions 2009 | Juried
Earthworks Children’s Museum, Huntsville, AL. | International Fiber Collaborative Tree Project Interdependence | Invitational
Augustana Art Gallery, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL. | Augustana College Studio Art Faculty Exhibition
Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA. | 41st Annual Exhibition Clay, Fiber, Paper, Metal, Wood
2008
The Bead Society of Greater Washington, The Bead Museum, Washington, DC | 1st Annual Gala Celebration of Beads | Juried
Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA. | 40th Annual Exhibition Clay, Fiber, Glass, Metal, Wood | Juried
Fort Collins, CO. | Northern Colorado Weavers Guild Fiber Celebration 2008 | Juried
John Crawford Gallery, Asheville School, Asheville, NC | Blue Ridge Handweaving Show | Invitational
Bucktown Center for the Arts, Davenport, IA. | Venus Envy | Juried
2007
Quad City Arts, Rock Island, IL. | Creating Coexistence | Juried | HONORABLE MENTION
Geneseo Art League, Geneseo, IL. | 28th Annual Maple City Fine Arts Exhibit | Juried
Quincy Art Center, Quincy, IL. | 79th Annual Quad-State Juried Exhibition | Juried
Greeley History Museum, Greeley, CO. | Northern Colorado Weavers Guild Fiber Celebration 2007 | Juried
John Crawford Gallery, Asheville School, Asheville, NC | Blue Ridge Handweaving Show | Invitational
Quincy Art Center, Quincy, IL | Biennial Quad-State Exhibition | Juried
Bucktown Center for the Arts, Davenport, IA. | Venus Envy | Juried
2006
Geneseo Art League, Geneseo, IL. | 27th Annual Maple City Fine Arts Exhibit | Juried
Augustana College Library, Rock Island, IL. | The Artful Library | Invitational
Augustana Art Gallery, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL | Celebrating Bridges and Exploring Dualities in and Beyond Augustana | Invitational
2005
Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA. | 37th Annual Exhibition Clay, Fiber, Paper, Glass, Metal, Wood | Juried
Augustana Art Gallery, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL. | Augustana College Faculty Art Exhibition
2004
Quincy Art Center, Quincy, IL. | 54th Annual Quad-State Juried Exhibition | Juried
Quad City Arts, Art at the Airport, Moline, IL. | What I Did on My Summer Vacation: A College Faculty Point of View; Group Faculty Exhibition | Invitational
The Asheville School, Flat Rock, NC. | Blue Ridge Handweaving Show | Juried
Augustana Art Gallery, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL. | Websights: World Wide Fiber | Invitational
Rock Island Art Guild, Augustana Art Gallery, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL. | Rock Island Fine Arts Exhibition | Juried
American Tapestry Alliance, Estes Park, CO. | Small Format Tapestries | Invitational
Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA. | 36th Annual Exhibition Clay, Fiber, Paper, Glass, Metal, Wood | Juried
Galesburg Civic Art Center, Galesburg, IL. | Members and Friends Exhibition | Juried
2003
postpicasso.com, on-line exhibition | The Art of Being Tactile | Juried | Honorable Mention
Augustana College Library, Rock Island, IL. | Quilt Exhibition | Invitational
2002
Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA. | Quad Cities Ceramicists and Sculptors | Invitational
Davenport Museum of Art, Davenport, IA. | American Crafts: A Local Approach | Invitational
Augustana Art Gallery, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL. | Augustana College Studio Art Faculty Exhibition
Family Museum of Arts and Science, Bettendorf, IA. | PIGcasso | Invitational
Rock Island Art Guild, Augustana Art Gallery, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL. | Rock Island Fine Arts Exhibition | Juried
2001
Quincy Art Center, Quincy, IL. | 51st Annual Quad-State Juried Exhibition | Juried | MERIT AWARD
Mesa Art Center, Mesa, Arizona | The Contemporary Basket | Juried
Midcoast Fine Arts, Rock Island, IL. | The Great Masque Exhibition and Auction | Juried
Hearst Center for the Arts, Cedar Falls, IA. | Art Show 2001: The Final Curtain | Juried
2000
Textile Arts Centre, Chicago, IL. | Chain Reaction | Invitational
McHenry County College, McHenry, IL. | Juried
Tri-City Jewish Center, Rock Island, IL. | Jerusalem 2000 | Invitational
1999
Art St. Louis, St. Louis, MO. | Fiber Focus ‘99 | Juried
Zoller Gallery, School of Visual Arts, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA. | Crafts National 33 | Juried
Augustana Art Gallery, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL. | Augustana College Studio Art Faculty Exhibition The Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA. | Clay, Fiber, Paper, Metal, Wood Exhibition 1999 | Juried | BEST OF SHOW
Geneseo Art League, Geneseo, IL. | Maplecrest Art Show | JUDGE’S RECOGNITION
1998
St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA. | Liturgical Arts Festival | Invitational
Augustana Art Gallery, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL. | 15th Anniversary Celebration of Kaleidoscope Art Classes | Invitational
1997
Gallery of Fine Arts, Topeka, KS. | Topeka Competition 21 | Juried

GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS

2013
Augustana Research Foundation: Student Faculty Partnership Grant
1998-1999
Augustana Research Foundation: Faculty Research Grant for Sabbatical
1998
Quad City Arts Dollar$: Individual Artist’s Grant
1994
Quad City Arts Dollar$: Individual Artist’s Grant
1991
Augustana Research Foundation: Faculty Research Grant for Sabbatical
Quad City Arts Dollar$: Individual Artist’s Grant

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

Arrowmont School of Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN.
Augustana College, Rock Island, IL.
Bettendorf Public Library and Information Center, Bettendorf, IA.
Davenport Cement Company, Davenport, IA.
Federal Home Loan Bank Board, Washington, D.C.
Genesis Health Systems, Davenport, IA.
Harper College, Palatine, IL.
IBM Corporation, Tucson, AZ.
Legal Associates, Phoenix, AZ.
Modern Woodmen Insurance, Rock Island, IL.
Ramada Inn Corporation, Atlantic City, N.J.
Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, N.Y.
Rock Island Public Library, Rock Island, IL.
Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, AZ.
Security State Bank, Independence, IA.
The Department of State, Washington, D.C.
Trinity Medical Center, Moline, IL.
Triumph Consultants, Bettendorf, IA.
WVIK, Rock Island, IL.

PUBLICATIONS

2010
1,000 Artisan Textiles: Contemporary Fiber Art, Quilts, and Wearables. | Quarry Publications, 5 works included
Olson-Brandelle North American Indian Art Collection at Augustana College | Augustana College, 3 articles included
2007
Augustana Observer, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL. Latin American Term
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