Selected Solo Exhibitions/Screenings:
2020 New Domesticity, James Watrous Gallery. Madison, WI
2019 On Belonging: Collaborative work with Nirmal Raja, The Warehouse Museum. Milwaukee, WI
2018 Weeknight Dinners, Joyce Paddock Bliss Art Gallery at Carroll University. Waukesha, WI
2018     Celebration, Greater Milwaukee Foundation's Mary L. Nohl Fund Fellowships for Individual Artists, Haggerty Museum of Art. Milwaukee, WI
2018     Between There and Now, Marian Gallery at Mount Mary University. Milwaukee, WI
2017     Projected: Weeknight Dinners, International Center of Photography. New York, NY
2017     All In: Shorewood Girls Cross Country, Charles Allis Museum. Milwaukee, WI
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:
2019 Identity. Merced Multicultural Arts Center. Merced, CA
2019 Picturing Identity. Diablo Valley College Art Gallery. Pleasant Hill, CA
2018 Showing (work x family). University Art Gallery at California State University- Stanislaus. Turlock, CA
2018 Counternarratives. Lindsay Dirkx Brown Art Gallery. San Ramon, CA
2018 Grounds for Change. Village Theatre Art Gallery. Danville, CA
2018     Family Albums: Kith and Kin in Focus. Museum of Wisconsin Art. West Bend, WI
2018     Homely (Part Two). Portrait Society Gallery. Milwaukee, WI
2018     The Book Club: What Would We Do with Lynne Tillman? Frank Juarez Gallery. Milwaukee, WI
2018     Indiana Green 2018, Parts Unknown Studio. Milwaukee, WI
2018     Wisconsin Artists Biennial. Museum of Wisconsin Art. West Bend, WI
2018     Humanly Possible: The Empathy Exhibition. Frederick Layton Gallery. Milwaukee, WI
2017     Please Check a Box: Sex, Gender, Identity, and Privacy. Lawton Gallery. Green Bay, WI
2017     Now Figuration, Portrait Society Gallery. Milwaukee, WI
2016 Forward 2016: A Survey of Wisconsin Art Now. Charles Allis Art Museum. Milwaukee, WI
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

Permanent Collections:
Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay & Lesbian Art, New York, NY
Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend, WI
Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI
University of Wisconsin Parkside

Awards & Residencies:
2017 Fellowship: Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Mary L. Nohl Fund Fellowships for Individual Artists program, Established artist
2016 Award of Excellence. Charles Allis Museum
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.
2012 Fellowship: Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Mary L. Nohl Fund Fellowships for Individual Artists program, Emerging Artist  

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

2019 North, Bonnie. Lake Effect radio interview about On Belonging.
2018 Sole-Smith, Virginia, The Eating Instinct: Food Culture, Body Image, and Guilt in America, p 223-224
2018 Bielefeld, Lois. Private Parts, Huck 67: The Documentary Photography Special VI, Oct/Nov, p 28-32
2018 Bogner, Carl. Social Science, Mary L Nohl Fund Fellowships for Individual Artists Catalogue, p 17
2017     Strutner, Suzy. This is what dinnertime REALLY looks like around the U.S., 10.11.27, Huffington Post,
2017     Verhoeve, Wesley. ICP Projected: Lois Bielefeld, 10.4.17, International Center of Photography,
2017 Bielefeld, Lois, All In. Charles Allis Art Museum Catalogue
2017     Crum, Maddie. This Bold Artist Made A Bathroom Stall That’s Open To Everyone, Huffington Post. 1.31.17
2017     Gallant, Laura. What Dinnertime Looks Like In 36 Different Homes, Buzzfeed. 1.18.17
2017      Stanger, Melissa. 16 dinnertime photos that prove there's no such thing as a 'typical' American family,  Revelist. 1.10.17
2016     Jacobs, Sarah. Photos show how different family meal time looks in busy homes across America, 11.1.16 Business       Insider,      
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, 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,, 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:
2018     Androgyny Artist Talk. Art Queen, Joshua Tree. August 11.
2018     Empathy Through the Visual Arts: An Artist's Discussion. Panel Discussion. Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design. February 1.
2018     Androgyny Artist Talk. Class guest lecture. Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design. February 27.
2018     Between There and Now Artist Talk. Mount Mary University. March 14
2017     Artist Talk for ASMP Midwest. Charles Allis Art Museum. August 27.
2017     All In: Shorewood Girls Cross Country panel. Charles Allis Art Museum. July 20.
2016     Beauty Convention panel. North Park University. Nov. 4.
2016     Androgyny, Women’s and Gender Studies class lecture. UW-Milwaukee. Sept. 26.
2016     Portrait Photography, Master Studio Workshop. Museum of Wisconsin Art. April 30.
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.