CV

Selected Solo Exhibitions/Screenings:
2016     On Faith, Museum of Wisconsin Art. West Bend, WI
2015     Androgyny, University Gallery at UW-La Crosse. La Crosse, WI
2015     Weeknight Dinners, Lowell Center. Madison, WI
2015     Androgyny, Portrait Society Gallery. Milwaukee, WI
2014     Androgyny, The Rita at UW-Parkside. Kenosha, WI
2014     Ladies Out, Usable Space. Milwaukee, WI
2014     Room & Board: Weeknight Dinners and The Bedroom, ArtStart. Rhinelander, WI
2014     Ladies Out, UWM Union Theatre. Milwaukee, WI
2013     The Bedroom, The Center for Photography at Madison. Madison, WI
2012     The Bedroom, Portrait Society Gallery. Milwaukee, WI

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2016     Wisconsin Triennial, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. Madison, WI
2016     Wisconsin Photography 2016, Racine Art Museum- Wustum. Racine, WI
2016     MoCP at 40, Museum of Contemporary Photography. Chicago, IL
2016     Wisconsin Artists Biennial, Museum of Wisconsin Art. West Bend, WI
2016     Context:2016, Filter Space. Chicago, IL
2016     A Person is a Noun, Portrait Society Gallery. Milwaukee, WI
2015    Out of the Suitcase VI, Frederick Layton Gallery, MIAD. Milwaukee, WI
2015    The Kinsey Institute Juried Art Show 2015, Grunwald Gallery of Art. Bloomington, IN
2014    Of Midwest, By Midwest, Overture Center for the Arts. Madison, WI
2014-17  The Midwest Photographers Project, Museum of Contemporary Photography. Chicago, IL
2014    CoPA The People in Your Neighborhood, Museum of Wisconsin Art. West Bend, WI
2013    The Nohl Fellowship Exhibition, Inova. Milwaukee, WI
2013    CoPA 7th Annual Midwest Juried Exhibition, Walkers' Point Center for the Arts. Milwaukee, WI
2013    APA Artist's Perspective, Chicago Art Department. Chicago, IL
2012    Emerging Artist Show, Sharon Lynne Wilson Center. Brookfield, WI
2010    Likeness, Honfleur Gallery. Washington DC

Awards & Residencies:
2015  Artist-in-Residence Program in Bourglinster, Luxembourg. Program through Museum of Wisconsin Art and the Luxembourg Ministry of Culture.
2014 Accolade Award of Merit for Ladies Out, The Accolade Global Film Competition. 

Education:
2002  Rochester Institute of Technology, BFA in Photographic Illustration, Rochester, NY.

Bibliography:
2016     North, Bonnie. 'On Faith' Art Exhibit Examines Religion in Luxembourg,  WUWM Lake Effect radio show interview. 4.8.16
2016     Cosier, Kim. Framing Identity: Using photographs to rethink sexism, gender, and sexuality. "Rethinking Sexism, Gender, and Sexuality" book. 
2016     Gill, Grant. A Person is a Noun: Contemporary Portrait Photography: Portrait Society Gallery, Lenscratch. 3.13.16
2016     Minerath, Kat. Person, Noun, Photograph, Shepherd Express. 1.26.16
2016     Miyazaki, Kevin. Lois Bielefeld: The States Project: Wisconsin, Lenscratch. 1.7.16
2015     Schnuer, Cordula. An intimate portrait of Luxembourg, Luxemburger Wort. 4.9.15
2015     Wright, Christina. Museum of Wisconsin Art announces Lois Bielefeld as first winner of artist-in-residence program in Bourglinster,  www.culture.lu. 2.2.15
2015     Reddin, Matthew. MOWA sends Lois Bielefeld on a European adventure, Wisconsin Gazette. 2.12.15
2015     Petterson, Erika. Up-Close and Personal with Lois, Museum of Wisconsin Art News. Jan/Feb/March
2015     Miyazaki, Kevin. Art City Asks: Lois Bielefeld, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.1.15.15
2015     Schumacher, Mary Louise. Gallery Night & Day: Exhibits don’t shy away from real life, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 1.15.15
2014     Cosier, Kim. Androgyny: An Exhibition by Lois Bielefeld, Androgyny Catalogue, p 3
2014     Brines, Jon. UW-Parkide exhibit explores gender issues, Kenosha News. 11.7.14
2014     Schumacher, Mary Louise. Milwaukee artist to Live in Luxembourg castle. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10.15.14
2014     Greymatter Gallery. 365 Artists 365 Days: Lois Bielefeld, http://365artists365days.com/2014/10/05/lois-bielefeld-milwaukee-wisconsin/, 10.5.14
2014     Schumacher, Mary Louise. Flash Forward: Documentary celebrates community of women, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 3.3.14
2013     Murrell, Kat. Art Date: The World As They Know It, Third Coast Daily, 12.12.13
2013     Schumacher, Mary Louise. Nohl exhibit a mismatch for some fellowship winners’ art, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 11.22.13
2013     Brown, Elizabeth. Looking to Understand: New Work By Lois Bielefeld, The Nohl Fellowship Catalogue, p16-17
2013     Waxman, Lori. 60 WRD/MIN Art Critic @ Inova, Shepherd Express, p 20, 6.6.13
2012     Flak Photo. The Bedroom, online feature, 2012. 
2012     ArtMail Milwaukee. The Bedroom, online feature, 2012. 
2012     Bialek, Nan. Book Looks, M Magazine, p 36, June issue. 2012

Lecture History:
2016     On Faith Artist Talk, Museum of Wisconsin Art. April 21.
2015     Androgyny Artist Talk, University of La Crosse. Sept 18.
2015     Luxembourg Residence Artist Talk, Coalition of Photographic Arts, Milwaukee. May 12.
2015     Androgyny Artist Talk and Panel, Fop & Hounds event, Portrait Society Gallery.  January 28.
2014     Androgyny Artist Talk and Panel, University of Wisconsin Parkside. November 6.
2014     Master Studio Workshop, Museum of Wisconsin Art. May 17.
2014     Gender Reel Film Festival, University of Wisconsin Parkside. April 16.
2013     Focus Photography Group, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. November 5.
2013     The Conceptual Portrait, Artist’s Now Lecture Series, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. October 23.
2013     Professional Practices class, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design. October 25.
2013     The Bedroom, Artist Talk, The Center for Photography at Madison. June 6.
2012     The Bedroom, Soho Photo Salon, Soho Photo Gallery, NYC. September 19.
2011     Conceptual Lighting Strategies class, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. October 24.