• South Street Studio!

    South Street Studio!

    This spring I retired from 23 years of university teaching! Nineteen from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. I'm very excited to devote time to my own art work, teaching out of my studio, doing art appraisals, and consulting for artists and collectors. And of course riding my motorcycle. Please let me know if you'd like to be on my mailing list for future developments!

  • Resume

    Deborah Jean Mitchell
    Professor Emeritus
    South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

    South Street Studio
    1014 South St.
    Rapid City, SD 57701

    1988 Master of Fine Arts, Printmaking, Utah State University,
    Logan, Utah, with Moishe Smith
    1987 Graduate Intern, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
    1985 Bachelors of Fine Arts, Utah State University, Logan, Utah
    1980 – 1982 Portland School of Art, Portland, ME (now Maine College of Art)
    Continuing Scholarship:
    2017 Haystack Mountain School, Deer Isle, ME
    2015 Travel, Turkey, Greece, Italy
    2013 College Art Association Tour of Turkey
    2009 Il Bisonte, Florence, Italy
    2007 Haystack Mountain School, Deer Isle, ME
    2006 Intercultural Development Inventory training, Portland, OR
    2005 Creative Capital Professional Development Workshop, Rapid City, SD
    2005 Wells Book Art Summer Institute, Aurora, New York
    2005 Lower East Side Print Shop, New York, NY
    2003 Letter Press Intensive, Women's Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY
    1994 Peer Consulting Training, with Craig Dreeszen, Director, Arts Extension Service, U. of Massachusetts, Helena, MT
    1993 Art Criticism Workshop, Nicolaysen Museum, Casper, WY
    1987 The Printmaking Workshop, Bob Blackburn Studio,
    New York, NY

    Selected Exhibitions:
    2018 Monotype Guild of New England, 5th National Exhibition, Duxbury, MA
    2017/18 Gardens I’ve Known, one person exhibition, The Garage, Rapid City, SD
    2017 Drawings, Among Other Things, one person exhibition, Ruddell Gallery, BHSU, Spearfish, SD
    2016 Refuge: One Person Exhibition, Dahl Art Center, Rapid City, SD
    2015 Izmir Bienial, Izmir, Turkey
    2015 South Dakota College Art Association Exhibition, Dahl Art Center, Rapid City
    2015 The Lone Road: one person exhibition Sturgis Public Library, during the 75th Anniversary of the Sturgis Rally
    2014 Into the Dark: Artists Explore Dark Matter, Dahl Art Center
    2013 South Dakota College Faculty exhibition, South Dakota Art Museum, Brookings, SD
    2012 The Lone Road: one person exhibition, University of Montana
    2011 Thunder at Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR
    2009 Green, The Dahl Art Center, Rapid City, SD
    2008 Gaurdrails,Pull Offs, and Passing Lanes, one person exhibition during the BMW Motorcycle Owners Rally, Gillette, WY
    2005 Endless Opportunities, South Dakota Governor’s Second Biennial Art Exhibition, traveling for one year. (catalogue)
    2003 En Plein Air: The Dahl Fine Art Center, Rapid City, SD
    2003 Wind Cave Anniversary Celebration Exhibition, Wind Cave National Park, Hot Springs, SD
    2002 Echoes and Shadows, three-person exhibition, Galleria EliasInez, Rancho de Taos NM
    2001 Sutton West September show, Missoula, MT
    2001 Mary Schriver’s Gallery, Taos NM
    2001 Art Culture Nature, Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff, AZ
    2000/2001 Art from the Heart, Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, WA
    2000 Aesthetics of Water, Rantasalmi, Finland
    2000 Adams Museum, Deadwood, SD
    1999 One Person Exhibition, Arts Chateau, Butte, MT
    1999 New Artists, Sutton West Gallery, Missoula, MT
    1998 Recent Monotypes: The Two Bells, Seattle, WA
    1998 Yard Art, Art Museum of Missoula, MT,
    1998 One Person Exhibition, Quail House Gallery, Nipton, CA
    1995 One Person Exhibition, Missoula Cultural Exchange, Missoula
    1994 Missoula and Neckargemund Exchange, Neckargemund, Germany
    1993 Roadside Crosses of Montana, One Person Traveling exhibition
    1992 Day of the Dead, Sutton West Gallery, Missoula, MT
    1991 Grieving, Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI
    1991 Icons From the Cult of the Prairie Madonna, Eastern Montana
    College, Billings, MT
    1990 Hammer, Nail and Brush, invitational installation and exhibition with Corky Claremont and Susan Stewart, in conjunction with the Third Cultural Congress for the state of Montana, Beall Park, Bozeman, MT
    1989 Woman’s Work,: The Montana Women’s Centennial Art Survey Exhibition
    1987 Lost Landscapes Invitational, Courtyard Gallery, Salt Lake City
    1987 Employees Exhibition, Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y., NY
    1986 Summer Arts XIV, U. S.D., Vermillion, SD
    1986 Cliff Lodge Inaugural, Snowbird, UT
    1985 Utah 85, Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, UT
    1984 Boston Printmakers, 37th National Exhibition, Rose Art Museum

    Professional Experience:
    June ’99 to 2018 Director, Apex Gallery, Associate Professor of Art
    South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD
    May, 2010 Juror, Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibit, Wyoming State Museum
    2000 - 02 Vice President, ArtCultureNature, an organization devoted to the exploration of environmental issues and artistic expression
    June 2001: Conference Chair, Third International Conference of ArtCultureNature, Flagstaff AZ, 2001, keynote speaker, Lucy Lippard
    July ’99 Adjunct Faculty, San Francisco State University
    Extension, Montana Wildlands, Great Burn Wilderness, MT
    July ’98 Artist in Residence: Artist, Forest, Community, Holter
    Museum of Art and the Helena National Forest, Helena, MT)
    May 98’ Artist in Residence: Mojave National Preserve, Nipton, CA
    1998 Adjunct Faculty, Painting, M.S.U., Bozeman, MT
    1995 – 97 Western States Arts Federation, Visual Arts Consultant for
    Washington State, under the Circuit Rider program.
    1995 Yellowstone Print Club, Billings, MT commissioned artist for their yearly portfolio, subscription print
    1994 Project Director, Lila Wallace, Reader’s Digest, Arts International, Kenya
    1989 – 1995 Curator, Art Museum of Missoula, Missoula, MT