national and international exhibitions

2017

Making It In Craft III – The Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, Lafayette, Indiana

 Faculty/Staff Exhibition of the Focus on Book Arts 2017 Conference – Collins Gallery, Portland, Oregon     

Madison Mafia - Ernest G. Welch School of Art and Design Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

2016

The Young Collectors Show – Gallery 924, Indianapolis, Indiana    

2015

Shifting Currents: Bonnie Stahlecker and David Morrison – Martin Museum of Art, Baylor University, Waco, Texas    

 

The MCBA Prize: An International Artist’s Book Award – on-line exhibition at mcbaprize.org

 

 The Art of the Book – The Sherman Smith Family Gallery, Tulsa, Oklahoma 

 

  Ponderings: Joanne Kuhn Titolo and Bonnie Stahlecker Artist’s Own Gallery, Lafayette, Indiana

 

Unbound: Creative Renewal Arts Fellowship Exhibition  –  Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, Indiana

           

Bookends – Lewis Art Gallery, Millsaps College, Jackson, Mississippi     

 

2014

Outside the Margin Book Arts Exhibition – Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Silver Spring, Maryland 

  

Turning the Page: Contemporary Artist’s Books – Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, Indiana

 

Reminiscing the Book: A Group Exhibition of Book Arts and Illustration – Shircliff Gallery of Art, Vincennes University, Vincennes, Indiana

 

A Revisiting: Ten Years of the Visiting Artist Series at ASLD – Carson Gallery, Art Student League of Denver, Denver, Colorado

 

2013

TINY II – Gallery 924, Indianapolis, Indiana 

 

First & Last: Risking Religion – IIC Gallery, Indianapolis Interchurch Center,                 Indianapolis, Indiana

   

Time, Memory and Implications – Arthur M. Glick, Jewish Community Center,             Indianapolis, Indiana

 

Under the Wings of Artemis: The Crossroads of Scholarship and Art, Themes from the   Academic Works of the University of Washington Classics Faculty Reflected In Modern Book Arts – Special Collections - Allen Library, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

 

Nature and Desire - Pearson Lakes Art Center, Okoboji, Iowa

 

Longings: Recent Work by Bonnie Stahlecker – Gallery 924, Indianapolis, Indiana

 

Another Place: Printmakers’ and Book Artists’ Perspectives on Travel and Place –         University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Library, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

 

Secrets of the Book: Artist’s Books by Bonnie Stahlecker – Warsaw Performing Art       Center Gallery, Warsaw, Indiana

 

2012

Art From the Heartland 2012 – Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, Indiana

 

Books in the Library – Herron School of Art and Design’s Art Library, Indianapolis, Indiana

 

Cave Paper & the Artful Book – Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

2011

Thread Editions: Two-Person Exhibition – Lala Gallery, Lafayette, Indiana

 

Divergent Paths: Two-Person Exhibition – Ronald L Barr Gallery, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, Indiana

 

Divided Vision: Two-Person Exhibition – Gardiner Art Gallery, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma

 

2010

Frogman’s Faculty Exhibition – University Art Galleries, Vermillion, South Dakota

 

2009

Boundless Transformations: The Book as Art – Art Students League of Denver, Denver, Colorado

 

2007

Herception – Basil Center for Art, Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, Indiana

 

Beyond Words – Washington Street Gallery, Ann Arbor, Michigan

 

The Universe of the Book – Albertsons Library, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho

 

The Story of Thought: One Person Exhibition – Indianapolis Museum of Art Reference Library, Indianapolis, Indiana

 

2006

Prints & Artist’s Books – Clara M. Eagle Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky

 

Friends of Dard Hunter Juried Exhibition – Canal Warehouse, Chillicothe, Ohio

 

Faculty Exhibition – University Art Galleries, Vermillion, South Dakota

 

An Odyssey: UW-Madison MFA Printmakers Return – University of Wisconsin Memorial Union, Madison, Wisconsin

 

Natural Progressions – Shircliff Gallery of Art, Vincennes University, Vincennes, Indiana

Artist’s Book Collection – Kohler Art Library, Madison, Wisconsin

 

2005

Anthropology in Print – The Gallery at UTA, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas

 

2004

Friends of Dard Hunter Juried Exhibition – San Antonio Central Library, San Antonio, Texas

 

2003

Under Cover Book Arts Show – St. Louis Artist’s Guild, St. Louis, Missouri

 

Frogman’s Faculty Exhibition – University Art Galleries, Vermillion, South Dakota

 

Suave Mechanicals: Early to Modern Binding Styles – Special Collections Library, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

 

Open Signatures – Sun Valley Center for Art and Humanities, Ketchum, Idaho

 

Inner Vision: Recent Work by Bonnie Stahlecker – Bobbitt Visual Arts Center, Albion College, Albion, Michigan

 

Built by Hand: The Book as Art – Eleven Eleven Sculpture Space, Washington, D.C.

 

The Art of the Book ’03 Traveling Exhibition – York Quay Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 

Jubilee Exhibition – Printmakers Workshop, Edinburgh, Scotland

 

Jubilee Exhibition – Caversham Press, South Africa

 

Jubilee Exhibition – Frans Masereel Centrum, Kasterlee, Belgium

 

2002

Les Artistes américains Exposition – Moulin à Nef, Auvillar, France

 

Books: Beyond the Binding – Hartmann Center Gallery, Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois

 

Art of the Book 2002 – Christel Dehaan Fine Arts Gallery, University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana

 

2001

Bonnie Stahlecker: Recent Work – Denison Library, Denison University, Granville, Ohio

 

Sixty Square Inches: 13th Biennial National Small Print Competition – Purdue University Galleries, West Lafayette, Indiana

 

The Small Book Show – School of Fine Arts Gallery, Bloomington, Indiana

 

Creative Renewal Fellows Exhibition – Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, Indiana

 

Paper Work: Work in Handmade Paper – The Fine Line Creative Arts Center, St. Charles, Illinois

 

Peters Valley Annual Faculty Exhibition – Sally D. Francisco Gallery, Layton, New Jersey

 

2000

Autour de Frans Masereel – du Musée des beaux-arts, La Locle, Switzerland

 

Bonnie Stahlecker and Leah Orr: The Creative Process – Indianapolis Artsgarden, Indianapolis, Indiana

 

Artists Making Books Show – Bellevue Gallery, Bloomington, Indiana

 

Œuvres graphiques d’artistes contemporains ayant travaillé au célèbre Centre Frans Masereel – Aumônerie, Saint-Jacques, Chapelle des Pénitents Blancs and Espace des Arts, Gordès, France

 

Word Pictures / Picture Words – Sandusky Cultural Center, Sandusky, Ohio

 

Handmade Book Exhibit – Hill Country Arts Foundation, Ingram, Texas

 

1999

6th Book Arts Fair Invitational Exhibition – Pyramid Atlantic/Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington, D.C.

 

Alumni Exhibition – Main Gallery, Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts, Vermillion, South Dakota

 

Magic Paper / Magic Book – The Chicago Public Library Special Collection Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

 

Women on Paper – Adrian College Stubnitz Gallery, Adrian, Michigan

 

Meditations on the Art of the Book – Norman B. Means Library Gallery, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

 

1998

Re:thinking Books – University Art Gallery, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan

 

Image and Text II – SFA Gallery, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas

Indiana Printers – Fine Arts Gallery, University of Indiana, Bloomington, Indiana

 

25 Years of the Silver Buckle Press – University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries, Madison, Wisconsin

 

The Book as Art – Steamboat Springs Arts Council, Steamboat Springs, Colorado

 

Book as Art X – The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.

 

Changing Pages – Collins Gallery, Glasgow, England

 

The Art of the Book (traveling exhibition) – The Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild, Toronto, Ontario

 

Bound To Be – Minnesota Center for the Book Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

One Person Exhibition – North Central Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana

 

The Book Exhibition – Center for the Visual Arts, ArtSpace, Lima, Ohio

 

Unbound: Art in Bookform/Book as Artform 2 – IUPUI Main Library, Indianapolis, Indiana

 

1997

Wondrous Worlds: Pop-ups and Movable Books – Columbia College Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts, Chicago, Illinois

 

Unbound: Art in Bookform/Book as Artform – Herron Art Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana

 

Winter Book: Pleasures of Ingenuity – Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Fifteen Visions of Book Art – University of Michigan’s Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, Michigan

 

Book as Art – Steamboat Springs Arts Council, Steamboat Springs, Colorado

 

Haystack Faculty Invitational – Blue Heron Gallery, Deer Isle, Maine

 

National Summer Faculty Invitational – Arrowmont Gallery, Gatlinburg, Tennessee

 

Innovative Structures: Books As Art – New Mexico Museum of Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico

 

Cimarron Works on Paper Invitational Exhibition – Oklahoma State University Gallery, Stillwater, Oklahoma

 

1996

Symposium XV – Frogman’s Press and Gallery, Beresford, South Dakota

 

1995

Alumni Selects – University Art Galleries, Vermillion, South Dakota

 

Made in the Midwest: The 6451 Press and its Influence on the Small Press Movement – Visual Arts Gallery, Pensacola, Florida

 

1994

The Indiana Arts Competition – American States Insurance Companies, Indianapolis, Indiana

 

Books and Bookishness – DePaul University Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

 

6451 Press Exhibition – Vernon R. Allen Library, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

 

Milliseconds to Millennia: The Art of Time – Hand Workshop, Virginia Center for the Craft Arts, Richmond, Virginia

 

1993

USD Art Department Alumni Invitational Exhibition – University Art Galleries, Vermillion, South Dakota

 

Made in the Midwest: The 6451 Press and its Influence on the Small Press Movement – Wustum Museum, Racine, Wisconsin

 

Oregon Book Biennial – Oregon Book Arts Guild, Banks, Oregon

 

1992

Photographic Book Art in the United States – Texas Women’s University, Denton, Texas

 

1991

New Pages in Book Art II – William Bonifas Fine Arts Center, Escanaba, Michigan

 

New Pages in Book Art – Pine Tree Gallery, Ironwood, Michigan

 

Progressions in Paper – The Dairy Barn Southeastern Ohio Cultural Arts Center, Athens, Ohio

 

Photographic Book Art in the United States – Texas Women’s University, Denton, Texas

 

The Indiana Arts Competition – American States Insurance Companies, Indianapolis, Indiana

 

Two-and Three-Dimensional Handmade Paper Exhibit – Sarah Spurgeon Gallery, Ellensburg, Washington

 

USD Art Department Alumni Invitational Exhibition – University Art Galleries, Vermillion, South Dakota

 

1990

Vessels of Message: Contemporary Book Art – Art Center of Battle Creek, Battle Creek, Michigan

 

Border Crossings: Indiana Women and Art – Indianapolis, Indiana

 

Greater Midwest International – Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, Missouri

 

1989

Recent Work: Two-Person Show – Western Michigan University Gallery, Kalamazoo, Michigan

 

Fantastic Objects: Three-Person Show – Greater Lafayette Museum of Art, Lafayette, Indiana

 

Artist Books – Sierra Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, Nevada

 

1988

Works on Paper – School of Fine Arts Gallery, Bloomington, Indiana

 

The Art of the Book – The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 

Between the Lines: Artist’s Books as Visual Dialogue – Beall Park Art Center, Bozeman, Montana

 

International Biennial of Paper Art: Paper Makes Space – Leopold Hoesch Museum, Düren, West Germany

 

Artforms ‘88: 17th Tippecanoe Biennial Exhibition – Greater Lafayette Museum of Art, Lafayette, Indiana

 

23rd University of Delaware Biennial Exhibition: A National Juried Exhibition of Works On or Of Paper – University Gallery, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware

 

1987

Barriers Within, Barriers Without: One-Person Exhibition – University Gallery, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa

 

Iowa Artists Competitive Exhibition – Cedar Falls Recreation and Arts Center, Cedar Falls, Iowa

 

Made of Paper II – Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, Iowa

 

Made of Paper – Waterloo Municipal Galleries, Waterloo, Iowa

 

Past Presence: A Circle of Women’s Visions – Corvallis Arts Center, Corvallis, Oregon

 

The Altered Page – Shemer Art Center and Museum, Phoenix, Arizona

 

1986

New Work – Center for Book Arts, New York, New York

 

Iowa Artist Competitive Exhibition – Cedar Falls Recreation and Arts Center, Cedar Falls, Iowa

 

National Collegiate Book Arts Exhibition – University Art Galleries, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota

 

1984

Objects in Transition: Contemporary Book Art – Temari/Book Art, Honolulu, Hawaii

 

Tenth Anniversary Exhibition – New York Public Library, Center for Book Arts, New York, New York

 

Crafts 18 – Zoller Gallery, Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts, State College, Pennsylvania

 

Open Door 2 – Survival Graphics, Madison, Wisconsin

 

Currents 84 – Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

 

Handmade Paper/Handmade Books – Texas Women’s University, Denton, Texas

 

Duo Delusions: MFA Thesis Exhibition – University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin

 

1983

Rituals, Fetishes, and Obsessions – Center Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin

 

Our Town – Theater Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin

 

For Members Only – Center for Book Arts, New York, New York

 

1982

The 52nd Annual Student Exhibition – Memorial Union Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin

 

The Graduate Group Print Traveling Exhibition – University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin

 

1980

I.D. Weeks Library Book Exhibition – University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota

 

Art Student’s Award and Traveling Exhibition – University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota

 

1978

The Annual Women’s Exhibition – Civic Art Center, Sioux Falls, South Dakota