EDUCATION
Bachelor of Fine Art  University of MN 1995, Minneapolis MN

GALLERY REPRESENTATION
CIRCA GALLERY  
210 North 1st street, Minneapolis, MN. 55401  p. 612-332-2386   
www.circagallery.org

SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS 
2016   New Work two person exhibiton with Ann Ledy, CIRCA Gallery, MPLS,MN
2013   State of Flux two person w/ Stephen Taucher CIRCA Gallery, MPLS,MN     
2012   Two person exhibit with Maren Kloppmann CIRCA Gallery, MPLS, MN
2009   Geometry as Image, solo THOMAS MASTERS GALLERY, Chicago,ll
           Geometry as Image, solo CIRCA GALLERY, Minneapolis, MN
2007   New Work solo, CIRCA Gallery, Minneapolis, MN.
2005   Urban Scape solo 321 Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2003   Two person exhibition, Flatland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2002   New Work, JUNGLE THEATER  solo Minneapolis, MN
           Recent Work,OPENING NIGHT GALLERY solo, MPLS, MN
1997   Stay Clear,two person w/ Ronald Dahl TABLE OF CONTENTS, St. Paul, MN
 
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018   CIRCA Gallery WINTER SALON Decemer 2-January 13 2018 Minneapolis, MN

2017   Twisted Tryst: CIRCA + OMFORME February11-March 25 MPLS, MN 
           ARTGAZE Free Arts Minnesota Benefit Nicollet Island Pavillion, April 27
           Summer Salon, CIRCA Gallery May 20-Aug 19 MPLS, MN
           City of Minneapolis Convention Center June 1-Dec. 31 MPLS. MN
           Faculty Show MTCFA Aug.21-Sept.21Wayzata, MN
           Abstract Exhibit MTCFA Sept.29-October 26 Wayzata, MN

2016   CIRCA + NEU, CIRCA Gallery Aug. 27-OCT. 8 MPLS, MN
           Summer Salon, CIRCA Gallery July 2-Aug 20 MPLS, MN
           Faculty Exhibit, MTCFA  Aug. 19- Sept.22 Wayzata, MN
           Winter Salon, CIRCA Gallery Dec. 23, 2016-Feb 4 2017 MPLS, MN

2015   25th Anniversary Winter Salon, CIRCA Gallery, MPLS, MN
           Art4Shelter BURNET GALLERY AT CHAMBERS, Minneapolis,MN
           OMFORME +CIRCA, CIRCA Galllery, June 6- July 11 MPLS, MN
           Faculty Show, MCFTA, Wayzata, MN August 20- Sept. 24
           Winter Salon, CIRCA Gallery Minneapolis,MN

2014   Summer Salon,CIRCA Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
           Faculty Show, MINNETONKA CENTER FOR THE ARTS, Wayzata, MN
           Forage+ CIRCA Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
           Art4Shelter, BURNET GALLERY AT CHAMBERS, Minneapolis,MN

2013   Art4Shelter, BURNET GALLERY AT CHAMBERS, Minneapolis,MN
           Summer Salon,CIRCA Gallery, Minneapolis,MN
           Faculty show, MINNETONKA CENTER FOR THE ARTS, Wayzata, MN
           Small Works Show, CIRCA Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2012   Art4Shelter, benefit, BURNET GALLERY AT CHAMBERS, MPLS, MN           
           Faculty Show, MINNETONKA CENTER FOR THE ARTS,Wayzata, MN
           Summer Salon,CIRCA Gallery, Minneapolis MN
           Summer Salon, THOMAS MASTERS GALLERY,Chicago, IL

2011    Faculty show, MINNETONKA CENTER FOR THE ARTS  Wayzata, MN
            Summer Salon,CIRCA GALLERY, Minneapolis, MN.
            Art4Shelter benefit, CIRCA GALLERY Minneapolis, MN. 

2010    Winter Salon,THOMAS MASTERS GALLERY, Chicago, IL
            Art Incognito, FREE ARTS MINNESOTA Benefit, Minneapolis, MN
            Faculty show, MINNETONKA CENTER FOR THE ARTS, Wayzata, MN
            Foot in the Door, MINNEAPOLIS INSTITUTE OF ARTS, Minneapolis, MN

2009   Summer Salon,THOMAS MASTERS GALLERY, Chicago, IL
           Summer Salon, CIRCA GALLERY, Minneapolis, MN
           Faculty Show, MINNETONKA CENTER FOR THE ARTS, Wayzata, MN

2008   Summer Salon,CIRCA GALLERY, Minneapolis, MN
           Faculty Show, MINNETONKA CENTER FOR THE ARTS, Wayzata, MN
           Winter Salon,CIRCA GALLERY, Minneapolis, MN

2007   Faculty Show,MINNETONKA CENTER FOR THE ARTS, Wayzata, MN
           Summer Salon,CIRCA GALLERY, Minneapolis, MN           

2006   Faculty Show,MINNETONKA CENTER FOR THE ARTS, Wayzata, MN
           SOAP FACTORY  Fundraiser Minneapolis, MN
           Arts Faculty Exchange Exhibition, MCAD GALLERY, Minneapolis, MN.
           MINNETONKA CENTER FOR THE ARTS  group show, Wayzata, MN.

2002   SOO VISUAL ARTS CENTER benefit FLANEUR PRODUCTIONS
           Lyndale Ave. Minneapolis, MN

1995   KATHERINE NASH GALLERY BFA Exhibition, U of M, MPLS, MN 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Bentson Foundation

Northmarq  

Deloitte

Boston Scientfic

Phillips Beverage Company

TPG Credit

Weston Hotel

Lindquist and Vennum PLLP

City Desk Studio AIA

Midland Country Club

Adler Law

Applied Policy Research Inc.

Castlelake


SELECTED COMMISSIONS

Northmarq Minneapolis, MN

Andrew Flescher ASID Minneapolis, MN

Weston Hotel  Indianapolis, IN

AWARDS AND HONORS
2017    Juror, Curator  MCFTA Abstract Exhibit w/ Curators talk
            October 14, 2017
2015    Juror and Curator for MCFTA Abstract in Action exhibition
            Curators talk/ Abstraction in Action MCFTA May 2, 2015

2015    Visual Arts Subcommittee for the Airport Foundation MSP

2013    Juror for Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute's international art show     
            for artists with disabilities. Sister Kenny Institute, Minneapolis, MN

2009    Visiting artist panal speaker  University of Minnesota Department of Art, 
            Minneapolis, MN. 

2006    Woman/Art a juried collection of woman artists from mnartists.org

1990    Warm Gallery sponsored artist grant Rose Fete Minneapolis Institute of 
            Arts. Minneapolis, MN
 
REVIEWS AND CITATIONS

Visuallly Speaking Minnetonka Center for the Arts "Artist Spotlight", Sara Scully Spring 2017

Minneapolis Star Tribune "Seeworthy", Mary Abbe, January 1, 2016
 
Wayzata Sun-Sailor  Arts & Entertainment
Faculty Show Review, August 25, 2016

Minnesota Monthly 5 Questions Interview with Abstract Artist Ellen Richman
by Laurn Bettenga July 2015 www.minnestoamonthly.com

Minneapolis Star Tribune "Abstraction blooms anew" Art Review, Mary Abbe MTCFA spotlights May 1, 2015

Wayzata Sun-Sailor "Abstraction in Action" exhibit MCFTA April 30, 2015

Minneapolis Star Tribune "Made by Hand, Art at Three Galleries", Mary Abbe Star Tribune Minneapolis, March 20, 2015

Minneapolis CityPages  CIRCA Galllery Winter Salon" Ellen Richman's abstractions investigate geometry and its role in pattern, place and space.", Camile LeFevre January  2015

Tiger Oak Media Plymouth Magazine Abstract Connection, Shannon Schwartz p. 23 Vol. 11 NOV. 2014

Open Studio Press, Volume 26 Studio Visit, a juried exhibition in print p. 153 July 2014

Minneapolis Star Tribune " Three Minneapolis Galleries "Illusion of depth in Perimeter", Mary Abbe, Thurs. May 1, 2014

Vita.mn twin cites ART Juxtaposed, abstraction at CIRCA, Mary Abbe 5-01 thru 5-7, 2014

Art Bite "Hot Pink" a visual taste for your inspiration crave Published May 4, 2014 by Lorraine Glessner

Minneapolis CityPages "Art Picks" Voices/Places Recommended, Gallery A List Preview Camile LeFevre, November, 2013

Le'Toile   Ellen Richman’s large-scale oil paintings, State of Flux November, 2013

Lake Minnetonka Magazine "finding new purpose", pgs. 20-22 Dec. 2012, Schwartz

Minneapolis Star Tribune ART SPOTLIGHT "Constructions in Concert" E16  March 16, 2012  Maren Kloppman and Ellen Richman, Mason Riddle

Local Artist Interview March 2012
http://www.localartist-interviews.com/2012/02/ellen-richman-painter.html

Tonka Times Magazine "Prelude to an Opening"  by Kristen Lowe pages. 16-19 March 2012

Art In America  Galleries Museums and Artists  August 2002, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

CityPages, Minneapolis May 2009  Gallery2go slideshow showwww.citypages.com/slideshow/gallery2go-ellen-richman-at-circa-gallery-13543900/

Marq Magazine Shen,Linday “Art For The Soul” Living with Art p. 18 January 21, 2007

Minneapolis Star Tribune Yeager, Kim  “ Whats New “ Wednesday February 27 p.H3  Home and Garden 2007

METRO Magazine Dolezalek, Holly “Vibrant colors and abstract rigor make this Minneapolis artist’s work collectible brain and eye candy “  Twin Cities
Metropoitan  page 86  February   2007

DWELL  Britt Aaron , Project, Dean Residence , City Desk Studio Architects pages 174,179   October  2007

Midwest Home  Stevens, Alecia  “Apartment Atelier”  pp. 77 ,80 September  2007

METROPOLITAN Home Victoria, Susan Tyree “ Less is More” Andrew Flesher  “smalll spaces”  p.105 March 2007

House and Garden  Rothman, Sabine  Interior Design, Andrew Flesher  Page 136  April, 2006

Midwest Home  Stevens, Alecia “Accentuate Art” Pages 44,45  Minneapolis, MN  March 2006

Downtown Journal   Pratt, Anna  “Art Picks” Minneapolis, MN   P. 27 December 12, 2005

Minneapolis Star Tribune  Nelson, Connie  Home and Garden p. H10 Wednesday, October 27, 2004

The Rake   “Flatland Gallery” Robyn Robinson  Minneapolis, MN  February 2003

Cantos Cadre Magazine   Marju, Mark “ selections” pp. 13,14,15  Arts,  Style and Culture  Toronto, Canada   February 2003

EMPLOYMENT
Faculty Contemporary Abstract Painting Instructor, Minnetonka Center for the Arts
June 2006- Present














 

 
 
                                               
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