Bill Stamats

319-431-7360

Art Bio:

b. 1960 Cedar Rapids, IA

 
Recent Exhibitions

2017 "Of the Earth" exhibit, Polk County Heritage Gallery, Des Moines, IA

2016 "Peep Show" juried exhibit, Black Earth Gallery, Cedar Rapids, IA

2015 "Pop Up" exhibit, Polk County Heritage Art Gallery, Des Moines, IA


2015 "Midwest Summer: Light and Warmth" exhibit, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids, IA

2014 "Go Figure" juried exhibit, Black Earth Gallery, Cedar Rapids, IA

2014 "Austin Artworks Festival", Austin, MN

2014 "Solo Exhibit", Maquoketa Art Experience, Maquoketa, IA

2014 "The Daily Palette" online exhibit, University of Iowa

2013 "Some Assembly Required: Collage & Assemblage" exhibit, Cedar Rapids Museum of  Art

2013 "landfillart.org- An Artist Reclamation Project" hubcap artwork made as part of this global project

2013 "Second Annual Our Earth" juried exhibit, Flow Art Space, St. Paul,MN 
                                                          
2013 "National Juried Exhibit" Bower Center for the Arts, Bedford, VA

2012 "Never Before Shown" juried exhibit, Flow Art Space, St. Paul, MN

2012 "25th Northern National Juried Art Competition", Nicolet College, Rhinelander, WI

2012 "Lure of the Local" exhibit, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids, IA


Publications

2014 Hidden Treasures Art Magazine Yearbook

2014 International Contemporary Artists, Volume VIII

2014 International Contemporary Artists, Volume VII

2013 International Contemporary Masters, Volume  VIII

2013 Studio Visit Magazine, Spring Edition

2012 Studio Visit Magazine, Spring Edition


Education

1988 MFA, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

1986 MA, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

1983 BFA, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY


Gallery Representation

Black Earth Gallery, New Bo Arts District, Cedar Rapids, IA

Appalachian Center for Craft at Tennessee Tech University, Smithville, TN


Collections

Cedar Rapids Museum of Art

University of Iowa

Physicians' Clinic of Iowa


Professional Experience

2014- ongoing, Chair, Cedar Rapids Visual Arts Commission, Cedar Rapids, IA

2010- ongoing, Vice-Chair, Linn County Public Art Commission, IA


2000- ongoing, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art Board of Directors, Cedar Rapids, IA

2007-2009 Cedar Rapids Museum of Art,  President

1996-1997 Art in Public Places, Board of Directors, Cedar Rapids, IA

1992 Adjunct Professor, Mt. Mercy College, Cedar Rapids, IA

1991 Adjunct Professor, Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA

1988-91 Art Teacher, The Kiski School, Saltsburg, PA

1981-83 Assistant Registrar, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY