Brock W. Rumohr

 

    2005                   MASTER OF FINE ARTS DEGREE

                                                Ceramics Specialization

                                                Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville

                                                Edwardsville, Illinois          

    

    1999                   BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION DEGREE

                                                  Ceramics specialization, Pre-K -12 Art Education

                         University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

                                                  Whitewater, Wisconsin     

 

PROFESSIONAL GOAL:                To passionately continue to create custom, commissioned objects and environments of resonance and useful beauty in a variety of media for a wide-ranging demographic of customers.

 

 

MEDIA:                CERAMICS / BRONZE / STEEL / WOOD / GLASS / HUMAN COLLABORATIVE ENERGY

 

SKILLS:               MIG WELDING / STEEL FABRICATION / BRONZE PORTRAITURE / FUNCTIONAL POTTERY / CERAMIC SCULPTURE / ARCHITECTURAL CERAMICS / CERAMIC MURALS / PLASTER MOLDMAKING AND CASTING/ GLASS SLUMPING, FUSING, BLOWING AND CASTING / CONCRETE CASTING AND STAINING / LIGHTING DESIGN/ COMMUNITY COLLABORATIVE SCULPTURE EVENT DESIGN/ROUGH CARPENTRY / FURNITURE DESIGN AND FABRICATION / PAINTING / PLASTERING

 

EXPERIENCE:

 

2015-Present:       Consultant @ SCATHAIN LLC, Milwaukee, WI

                                Research and Development: Glass fusing and new product design.

1999-Present:      Professional Full Time Art Educator: Waukesha, Kettle Moraine, Greenfield,     and Oconomowoc

                                Teaching Ceramics, Sculpture, Metals and Jewelry, Three-Dimensional Design: Computer Graphics, Drawing, Painting, Commercial Art and Design, Advanced Placement Studio Arts, International Baccalaureate Visual Arts.

 

2005-2014:           Adjunct Faculty: Carroll University, Waukesha, WI; Ceramics and Creative Arts for Children

 

1996-2008:           Owner/ Operator Rumohr Home Services: Remodeling, hardscaping, painting, business.

               

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

 2014                   “RETURN TO SECURE” Group Exhibition, THE FINE ART GALLERY, Milwaukee, WI

 2013                    "43rd ANNUAL CERAMICS EXHIBITION CA 1013 PAST and PRESENT" Crossman Art Gallery,     University of Wisconsin at Whitewater Whitewater, Wisconsin

                              “MILES OF ART TOUR”  Simon Levin Studio Tour,  Shawano, Wisconsin

   2012             "ELEGANT VOLUME" Solo Exhibition, Oconomowoc Arts Center, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin

   2011                    "LEARNING STROKES: BROCK RUMOHR and SELECTED STUDENT WORKS" University of  Wisconsin at Whitewater Fiskum Art Gallery Whitewater, Wisconsin

"WHAT TEACHERS CAN DO" Group Exhibition, Art Institute of Wisconsin, Milwaukee,   Wisconsin

"CERAMIC SCULPTURE" Solo Exhibition, Carroll University, Waukesha, Wisconsi2010   “40th   ANNUAL U.W. WHITEWATER CERAMICS EXHIBITION” Crossman  Art Gallery,       University of Wisconsin at Whitewater Whitewater, Wisconsin

                                “CARROLL UNIVERSITY ART FACULTY EXHIBITION” Rowe Art   Gallery             

   2010                    “40th ANNUAL U.W. WHITEWATER CERAMICS EXHIBITION”

                                Crossman Art Gallery, University of Wisconsin at Whitewater, Whitewater, Wisconsin                                                                 

   2009                    “CARROLL UNIVERSITY ART FACULTY EXHIBITION”

                     Rowe Art Gallery, Waukesha, WI

 

   2008                    “NATIONAL JURIED CERAMICS EXHIBITION”

                                Lawrence, Kansas, Juror: Dan Anderson

 

   2006                    “CARROLL COLLEGE ART FACULTY EXHIBITION” Rowe Art Gallery

                                 Carroll College, Waukesha, Wisconsin

    

   2005                    “SYSTEMS OF SECURITY” M.F.A. THESIS EXHIBITION, Mad Art Gallery

                                Saint Louis, Missouri

   2004                    “ART ST. LOUIS XX, THE EXHIBITION” Twentieth Annual                                         Regional Exhibition, Art St. Louis

                                                St. Louis, Missouri

                                                Juror: Chakaia Booker, New York Artist

                  “S.I.U.E. SCULPTURE ON CAMPUS“

                                                Outdoor Sculpture Competition and Exhibition

                                                Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Edwardsville Illinois

                                                Honorable Mention

                                                Juror: Luis Jimenez, Artist, Teacher

  “NEW WORKS NINE STATES”, Nine State Regional Juried Exhibition

                                                Art St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri

                                                Juror: Joan Rothfuss, Curator Permanent Collection

                                                Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

                “SCULPTORS AT WAGNER ANNUAL EXHIBITION“,

                                                ART PARTS GALLERY, St. Louis, Missouri

                                                Juror:  Dr. Ivy Cooper, Southern Illinois University at                                                Edwardsville Art and Design Department, Department Chair,                                                                                                 

                  “11”, NATIONAL COUNCIL ON EDUCATION FOR THE CERAMIC ARTS, (NCECA)

                                                Organizer, Matt Wilt, Professor of Ceramics

                                                Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville

                                                Group Exhibition, Old RIS Warehouse

                                                Indianapolis, Indiana

 

                  “ANNUAL GRADUATE ART EXHIBITION”

                                                Juror: Ron Fondow, Professor, Washington University, St. Louis

                                                Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Edwardsville, Illinois

                                               

      2003   “ART EAST”

                                                Organizer, Sarah Borgstede, Representative to the Art and Design                                                 Faculty, President of Wagner Association of Metalsmiths

                                                Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville

                                                Studio Tour and Group Exhibition

                                                Alton, Illinois and Edwardsville, Illinois

 

   “33rd ANNUAL CERAMICS EXHIBIT: KARL BORGESON AND       FRIENDS”

                                                Curator, Michael Flanagan

Crossman Art Gallery, University of Wisconsin at Whitewater                                                              Whitewater, Wisconsin

                    

                   “ANNUAL GRADUATE ART EXHIBITION”

                                                Juror: Dion Dion, Director -Art St. Louis

                                               

 

    1999                   “SENIOR SHOW, B.S.E”, Crossman Art Gallery, University of Wisconsin at                                 Whitewater Whitewater, Wisconsin

  1998      ”ART SCHOLARSHIP EXHIBIT”, the Center Gallery, University Center

                                University of Wisconsin at Whitewater

                                Whitewater, Wisconsin

 

PUBLIC COMMISIONS

 

    2015:                 CHUCK HARENG MEMORIAL, Bronze Portrait, Franklin, Wisconsin

 

    2013:             "THE NINE CIVILITIES “Community Collaborative Sculpture Lakeside Elementary School,

              Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

 

2012                  F.C.I /M.O.M. 5TH ANNUAL ART AUCTION COMMUNITY COLLABORATIVE SCULPTURE

                                Middleton, Wisconsin

FRANK T. GRANGER MEMORIAL FIELD  Bronze Portrait, New Berlin, Wisconsin

MILES OF ART TOUR 2012 / SIMON LEVIN STUDIO TOUR COMMUNITY COLLABORATIVE SCULPTURE  Shawano, Wisconsin

2011                  HARLEY DAVIDSON MUSEUM "BLAZIN  BELL" COMMUNITY COLLABORATIVE SCULPTURE Harley Davidson Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

MILES OF ART TOUR 2011 / SIMON LEVIN STUDIO TOUR COMMUNITY COLLABORATIVE SCULPTURE  Shawano, Wisconsin

2010                  HIDDEN RIVER ART FESTIVAL COMMUNITY COLLABORATIVE                           SCULPTURE Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, Brookfield, Wisconsi

2009                STEPHEN J. GAVINSKI MEMORIAL STADIUM Bronze Portrait, Greendale, Wisconsin

 

    2008          KETTLE MORAINE COMMUNITY CERAMIC MURAL

20’ x 5’ Ceramic wall mural

Kettle Moraine High School

Wales, Wisconsin

 

    1999                FOUR SEASONS CERAMIC WALL MURAL INSTALLATION

Four 6’x4’ Ceramic murals made by children 8 – 12 years old

New Berlin Parks and Recreation Department, Hickory Grove Elementary

New Berlin, Wisconsin

               

AWARDS AND HONORS

    2011                                   PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD: Harley Davidson Museum Sculpture Walk

HARLEY DAVIDSON MUSEUM "BLAZIN  BELL" COMMUNITY COLLABORATIVE SCULPTURE Harley Davidson Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2010                                  36th ANNUAL LAKE COUNTRY ART FESTIVAL GUEST JUROR, Delafield,   Wisconsin

  2005                                     INVITED LECTURER

                                                University of Wisconsin at Green Bay

                                                Green Bay, Wisconsin

                                                Topic, “Modernism in Ceramics”

 

                                                WAGNER POTTER’S ASSOCIATION AWARD

                                                ANNUAL GRADUATE ART EXHIBITION

                                                Juror: Amy Bautz, Professor, Washington University, St. Louis

                                                Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Edwardsville, Illinois

 

    2004                                   BEST TRADITIONAL PROGRAM OF THE YEAR:

                                                WAGNER POTTER’S ASSOCIATION’S 29TH ANNUAL                                                                                                           TURKEYFEAST

                                                Nominated program as president.

                                                $2000.00 Cash Award Presented to Student Group

                                                Kimmel Leadership Center

                                                Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Edwardsville, Illinois

 

                                                JOHN AND KAY KENDALL AWARD

                                                ANNUAL GRADUATE ART EXHIBITION

                                                Juror: Ron Fondow, Professor, Washington University, St. Louis

                                                Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Edwardsville, Illinois

 

    2003-2004                        PRESIDENT

                                                WAGNER POTTER’S ASSOCIATION

                                                Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Edwardsville, Illinois

   

    2002-2003                        VICE-PRESIDENT

                                                WAGNER POTTER’S ASSOCIATION

                                                Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Edwardsville, Illinois

 

                                                FRIENDS OF ART ANNUAL ART AUCTION

                                                Participant

                                                Edwardsville, Illinois

    

 

 

  2000                                     INVITATIONAL PARTICIPANT

                                                MILWAUKEE ART MUSEUM’S ANNUAL “FRIENDS OF THE                                                                                            MUSEUM” ART AUCTION                            

                                                Milwaukee, Wisconsin

 

   1999                                    CERAMIC AREA AWARD

                                                UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN AT WHITEWATER ANNUAL                                                                                               JURIED ART COMPETITION

                                                Juror: Professor Amy Cropper, Carroll College, Whitewater, Wisconsin

                                               

 

1998                       SPECIAL CERAMICS AWARD

                                UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN AT WHITEWATER ANNUAL                                                                                               JURIED ART COMPETITION

                                Whitewater, Wisconsin

 

1997                       CERAMICS SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

                                University of Wisconsin at Whitewater

                                Whitewater, Wisconsin

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

2013                       The Mining Journal Newspaper

                                June 29, 2013

                                “Bowled Over” Artist and Collaborative Sculpture Project Profile

                                Marquette, MI

 

                                The Munising News Newspaper, 118th Year, Issue No. 18

                                “Alger County Historical Society” Woodenware Community Event

                                Sculpture Image and Collaborative Sculpture Project Profile, Artist Credit

                               

                                The Munising News Newspaper, 118th Year, Issue No. 21

                                Front Page Image of Woodenware Community Event, Artist Credit

                               

2012                       F.C.I /M.O.M. 5th Annual Art Auction and Art Show Brochure

                                October 4, Artist and Collaborative Sculpture Project Profile

Middleton, Wisconsin

 

30 West Magazine, Volume 2, Number 12, January Issue

“Creating Art Together” Harley Davidson Sculpture Article and Photo, Pp. 35

 

2011                       The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Newspaper, Volume 130, Number 17

                                December 2, 2011. Harley Davidson Sculpture Published w/ Artist credit

                                Milwaukee, Wisconsin

                               

2010                       M West Magazine, Volume 14, Number 10, September Issue

                                “Evolving Art” Feature Article and photo

                                Milwaukee, Wisconsin

               

                                Carroll University Trustee Update, September 17

                                Artist and project profile

Waukesha, Wisconsin

 

Brookfield Now Newspaper, September 16th Issue

                                Sculpture Publish, Project Advertised

Brookfield, Wisconsin

 

2009                       M Magazine, Volume 13, Number 10, September Issue

                                Sculpture Published

 

2008                       The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Newspaper, Volume 126, Number 295

                                September 5, 2008

                                Milwaukee, WI

                                Sculpture Published, Artist Credited

 

                                Milwaukee Magazine, Volume 33, Number 9, September Issue

                                Hidden River Art Festival Insert

                                Sculpture Published

                               

                                Hidden River Art Festival

                                Brookfield, WI

                                Postcard

 

2006                       Clay Times Magazine, November / December Issue

                                Work published in Gallery Section, pg. 55     

 

 2005                      The New Perspective Newspaper, Volume 29, Issue 3,

                                November 3, 2005

                                Carroll College Newspaper

                                Waukesha, WI

                                Review and sculpture published

                               

                                The Riverfront Times Newspaper, Volume 28, Number 52,

                                December 29, 2004-January 4, 2005

                                St. Louis, Missouri

                                Artwork reviewed in “ART / Current Shows” Section, Pp.34

                 

 

     2004                  “ART ST. LOUIS XX, THE EXHIBITION”

                                Art St. Louis

                                St. Louis, Missouri

                                Show Catalogue

 

                               

 

 

 

“NEW WORKS NINE STATES”

                                Art St. Louis Exhibition

                                St. Louis, Missouri

                                Show Catalogue                 

 

                                The Riverfront Times Newspaper, Volume 28, Number 40, October 6-12

                                St. Louis, Missouri

                                Sculpture published in See / Be Seen section. Pp. 37

                               

    2003                   Clay Times Magazine, Volume 9, Number 5, September / October issue

                                Work published in Gallery section. Pp. 40 - 41

 

                                “KARL BORGESON AND FRIENDS”

                                33rd Annual Ceramics Exhibit,

                                University of Wisconsin at Whitewater, Whitewater, Wisconsin

                                Show Catalogue

 

   

 

    1999                   The Whitewater Register Newspaper, 143rd Year, No.7, March 11

                                Whitewater, Wisconsin

                                “Visiting Artist” School Demonstration Photograph, Pp. 11

 

      1998                 Greendale Village Life Newspaper, 1 Section, 38th Year, No. 34,

                                Front Page, August 20th, “Artwork Can’t Save Tree” Sculpture published and project discussed.

                                Greendale, Wisconsin