Klaire Lockheart

Klaire Lockheart

Education
2016: MFA, Painting, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD
2007: BS, Art and Liberal Studies, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2023: Ladies, Bros, & Clothes, Dahl Arts Center, Rapid City, SD
2023: Name a Ninja Turtle after Me, You Cowards, No. 7 Center Gallery, Vermillion, SD
2022: Brodalisques, Norfolk Arts Center, Norfolk, NE
2022: Feminine Attempts, Te Paske Gallery, Orange City, IA
2022: Lockheart Legacy Debut, No. 7 Center Gallery, Vermillion, SD
2022: Brodalisque: New Work by Klaire A. Lockheart, Gallery 110, Vermillion, SD
2022: Feminine Attempts, Johnson Fine Arts Center Gallery, Aberdeen, SD
2020: Klaire A. Lockheart, The Beard Gallery, Frotone, Italy 
2019-20: Feminine Attempts, Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA
2019: Ladylike Representations, Gallery 120, Inver Grove Heights, MN
2018: A is for Apron, Ritz Gallery, Brookings, SD
2017: Klaire Lockheart, Sioux Falls Arts Council, Sioux Falls, SD
2016: Feminine Attempts, Jeschke Fine Art Gallery, Sioux Falls, SD
2016: Domestic Sarcasm, The Garage, Rapid City, SD
2015: Feminine Attempts, MacRostie Art Center, Grand Rapids, MN
2015: Emerging Artist, Sioux Falls Design Center, Sioux Falls, SD
 
Selected Two and Three Person Exhibitions
2023: Overly Dramatic, Sanford Museum, Cherokee, IA (with Aaron C Packard)
2022: All-American, Metropolitan Community College Gallery of Art and Design, Omaha, NE (with Vicente Ortiz Cortez)
2022: The Big, the Shiny, and the Subversive, Tugboat Gallery, Lincoln, NE (with Aaron C Packard)
2021: No Rest for the Women, Eppley Art Gallery, Sioux City, IA (with D. Helene Woods)
2020: Embodiment, Hopkins Center for the Arts, Hopkins, MN (with Kristin Hoelscher-Schacker and Becca Cerra)
2020: Klaire Skull Goth-o-Rama, No. 7 Center Gallery, Vermillion, SD (with Aaron C Packard)
2016: Perception: Perspective, John A. Day Gallery, Vermillion, SD (with Jacob Dugas)

Selected Group Exhibitions
2023: Benefit, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE
2023: Seesaw, Ipso Gallery, Sioux Falls, SD
2022: Open Door XVII, Rosalux Gallery, Minneapolis, MN (Juried by Pao Houa Her)
2022: The Hazards, Midwest Nice Art, Aberdeen, SD
2022: Scary Monsters, Third Eye Gallery, Sioux Falls, SD
2022: Local Perspectives, Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA
2022: Femininity in the Post-Apocalypse, Washington Street Arts Center, Vermillion, SD
2022: Alumni Art Exhibit, John A. Day Gallery, Vermillion, SD
2022: 6x6x2022: International Small Art Phenomenon, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY
2022: Boosting the Signal, Nickel Plate Arts, Noblesville, IL
2022: Care, Muenster University Gallery, Vermillion, SD
2022: ARTcetera 2022, Sioux City Arts Center, Sioux City, IA
2021: Benefit, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE
2021: Her Flag, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC
2021: 75% Packard 25% Lockheart, Washington Pavilion, Sioux Falls, SD (with Aaron C Packard, Ahna Packard, and Phyllis W. Packard)
2021: Catalyst, Washington Pavilion, Sioux Falls, SD (Juried by Kellen Boice Amy Fill, and Angela Zonunpari)
2021: Hot Damn: an All Female Group Exhibition, ShockBoxx Gallery, Hermosa Beach, CA (Curated by Aimee Mandala)
2020: Open Door XVI, Rosalux Gallery, Minneapolis, MN (Juried by Russ White)
2020: Persistence: Continuing the Struggle for Suffrage and Equality, 1830-2020, Ramsey County Historical Society Gallery, St. Paul, MN 
2020: Her Flag, Clinton Presidential Center, Little Rock, AR
2020: 19, Center for Western Studies, Sioux Falls, SD
2020: Local Perspectives, Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA (Juried by Al Harris-Fernandez)
2020: How Will They Know We Were Here? 100 Years Beyond Women’s Suffrage, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
2020: Creative Distancing, Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX
2020: Correspondances, Lien d’Art Contemporain, Strasbourg, France
2020: The Streets Belong to Us, İnece Ortaokulu, İnece, Türkiye (Curated by Derya Avci)
2020: Project Ms. Assembled Reformation, John A. Day Gallery, Vermillion, SD  
2020: Odyssey, Washington Pavilion, Sioux Falls, SD (Juried by Cory Knedler, Lisa McElrath, and Becky McElroy)
2020: 6x6x2020: International Small Art Phenomenon, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY
2020: PO-MO II, Selçuk University, Selçuk, Türkiye (Curated by Hikmet Sahin)
2019-20: South Dakota Governor’s 8th Biennial Art Exhibition, South Dakota Art Museum, Brookings; Dahl Arts Center, Rapid City; John A. Day Gallery, Vermillion, and Washington Pavilion, Sioux Falls, SD (Juried by Lynn Verschoor, Denise Du Broy, Meagan Dion, and Kate Skelly)
2019: Greetings From, Squirrel Haus Arts, Minneapolis, MN
2019: 6x6x2019: International Small Art Phenomenon, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY
2018: Glass Kosmos, Gallery 110, Vermillion, SD
2018: Escape, Red Garage Studio, Minneapolis, MN
2018: Women’s Work, Cyrus M. Running Gallery, Moorhead, MN (Juried by Mallory Nermoe, Dr. Susan Lee, Mr. Michelle Lelwica, and Dr. Philip Lemaster) 
2018: Sioux Empire Art Educators Invitational, Washington Pavilion, Sioux Falls, SD
2018: 7th Annual Regional Art Exhibition, Northwestern College DeWitt Theatre Arts Center, Orange City, IA
2018: A Ripple Effect, Washington Pavilion, Sioux Falls, SD (Juried by Jim Clark, Molly Engquist, and Kate Skelly)
2017: Figuring it Out: Five Female Artists Exploring the Female Idea, Buena Vista University Gallery, Storm Lake, IA 
2017: Art Maze II, Exposure Gallery, Sioux Falls, SD
2017: Represent, Washington Pavilion, Sioux Falls, SD (Juried by Jeff Ballard and Sheila Hazard)
2017-18: South Dakota Governor’s 7th Biennial Art Exhibition, Dahl Arts Center, Rapid City; South Dakota Art Museum, Brookings; John A. Day Gallery, Vermillion, and Washington Pavilion, Sioux Falls, SD (Juried by Lynn Verschoor, Denise Du Broy, Meagan Dion, and Michelle St. Vrain)
2016: Benefit, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE
2016: Real People, Old Courthouse Arts Center, Woodstock, IL
2016: Miniatures Exhibition, MacRostie Art Center, Grand Rapids, MN
2016: In the Making: Sustaining the Arts for 55 Years, Washington Pavilion, Sioux Falls, SD
2016: MFA Graduate Student Exhibition, Mount Marty College Bede Art Gallery, Yankton, SD
2016: 29th Annual Stilwell Exhibition, John A. Day Gallery, Vermillion, SD (Juried by Larry Schuh)
2016: New Union / Re Union, Gallery 110, Vermillion, SD (Curated by Sarah A. Hanson, Amy Fill, and Michelle St. Vrain)
2015: Gendered Perspectives, Hartmann Center Gallery, Peoria, IL (Juried by Jess T. Dugan)
2015: South Dakota College Art Association Faculty Exhibition, Dahl Arts Center, Rapid City, SD 
2015: 23rd Annual Juried Exhibition, MacRostie Art Center, Grand Rapids, MN (Juried by Colleen Sheehy)
2015: 28th Annual Stilwell Exhibition, John A. Day Gallery, Vermillion, SD (Juried by Liz Bashore Heeren)
 

Awards, Grants, and Residencies
2023: Rural Regenerator Fellowship, Springboard for the Arts, Fergus Falls, MN
2022: Artist Fellowship, South Dakota Arts Council, Pierre, SD
2021: Miss Art World South Dakota, Vermillion, SD
2021: Jerry Goldstein Foundation Award, Raleigh, NC
2021: Artist Career Development Grant, South Dakota Arts Council, Pierre, SD
2020: Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
2020: South Dakota Artist Emergency Relief Fund, Arts South Dakota, Sioux Falls, SD and Bush Foundation, Saint Paul, MN
2020: Merit Award, Project Ms. Assembled Reformation, John A. Day Gallery, Vermillion, SD
2018-2023: Artist in Residence, Vermillion Area Arts Council, Vermillion, SD
2018: Juror’s Choice, A Ripple Effect, Washington Pavilion, Sioux Falls, SD
2016: SPLASH Artist, Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA
2016: Graduate Academic & Creative Research Grant, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD
2015: People’s Choice Award, 23rd Annual Juried Exhibition, MacRostie Art Center, Grand Rapids, MN
2015: First Place 2D, 23rd Annual Juried Exhibition, MacRostie Art Center, Grand Rapids, MN 
2015: President’s Celebration of University Leadership Award, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD
2015: Best of Show, 28th Annual Stilwell Exhibition, John A. Day Gallery, Vermillion, SD

Selected Teaching and Professional Experience
2022-2023: OÁYE Mentor, Oglala Lakota College, Kyle, SD
2021-2023: Adjunct Instructor, Morningside University, Sioux City IA, Modern Art History and Figure Drawing
2021: Installation Collaborator, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE
2019: Fine Arts Enrollment Coordinator/Middle School Art Teacher, University of South Dakota and Vermillion School District, Vermillion, SD
2018: Adjunct Graduate Instructor, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, Drawing and Painting for K-12 Educators
2016-2019: Elementary and High School Art Teacher, Brandon Valley School District, Sioux Falls and Brandon, SD (Courses included Art 1 and Painting)
2016: Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, Painting 1 (Spring 2016) [Instructor of Record]
2014-2015: Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, Drawing 1 (Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015) [Instructor of Record]
2015: Travel Assistant, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, Dr. Sarah Sik’s Art and Art History in New York (Spring 2015)
2013-2014: Graduate Assistant, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, Chelsey Wood’s Painting 1 (Fall 2013, Spring 2014)
2007-2013: K-12 Art Teacher, Hinton Community School, Hinton, IA (Courses included Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, and Ceramics)

Selected Presentations
“Miss Art World South Dakota,” South Dakota Art Museum Guild, featured speaker, South Dakota Art Museum, Brookings, SD, October 26, 2021
“Podcasting Pedagogy for Art Curriculum,” SDAEA/SDCAA Conference, presenter, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, October 8, 2021
“STEM to STEAM to Steampunk,” Winter 2019 Art Ed Now Conference, Presenter, Art of Education University, Osage, IA, February 2, 2019
“Women's Work,” Faith, Reason, & World Affairs Symposium-Power Plays: Why Gender Matters, panelist, Concordia College, Moorhead, MN, September 18, 2018
“Feminine Agency through Art and Performance,” Fine Arts, panelist, IdeaFest, Vermillion, SD, April 15, 2016
“Feminine Attempts,” PechaKucha Night Vol. 14, Sioux Falls Design Center, Sioux Falls, SD, June 5, 2015
“Collaborative Masterminds: When GTAs Join Forces to Benefit a Foundation Program,” Mentorship in the Midst of Change: The Impact Brought by Graduate Teaching Assistants in a Foundations Program, panelist, FATE: Tectonic Shifts, Indianapolis, IN, March 26, 2015

Selected Bibliography
Erin Rydgren, “Overly Dramatic Opens at Sanford,” Cherokee Chronicle Times, Cherokee, IA, September 14, 2023
Lori Walsh and Ellen Koester, “Temporary Vermillion Art Exhibition Showcases 90 Prints,” South Dakota Public Broadcasting, Vermillion, SD, August 25, 2023
David Lias, “Hot Weather Won’t Stop Start Of Cool Art Exhibit Aug. 25,” Plain Talk, Vermillion, SD, August 25, 2023
Margi Culhane, “Featured Artist Klaire A. Lockheart,” Siouxland Woman, Dakota Dunes, SD, April 2023
David Lias, “South Dakota Arts Fellow Debuts Paintings,” Plain Talk, Vermillion, SD, April 28, 2023
Lori Walsh and Ellen Koester, “Vermillion Event Celebrates Women in Art,” South Dakota Public Broadcasting, Vermillion, SD, March 31, 2023
Candy Bedworth, “Interview with Klaire Lockheart: Post-Apocalyptic Feminist Artist,” DailyArt Magazine, Warsaw, Poland, April 25, 2022
Ariana Schumacher, “Vermillion Artist Invites Community to Art Party, KELOLAND News, Sioux Falls, SD, March 18, 2022
Leah Leach, “Claude Cahun - Klaire’s 1 Cool Art Person,” Gal’s Guide to the Galaxy, Noblesville, IN, March 16, 2022
Tierra Carpenter, “Gal’s Guide Library hosts art show for Women’s History Month,” Wish TV, February 28, 2022
Allison Malafronte, “Five to Watch,” Fine Art Connoisseur, Boca Raton, FL, February, 2022
Daria Kasianova, “Flipping the Binary: Odalisque Men in Paintings by Klaire Lockheart,” Bird in Flight, Kyiv, Ukraine, January 17, 2022
Julien Langendorff, “Beaux de Jour,” Society, Paris, France, November, 2021
Anna Schneider, “‘Brodalisques’ by Artist Klaire Lockheart,” Booooooom, Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 09, 2021
Carolyne Hart, “Miss Art World S.D. to Present to Guild,” Brookings Register, Brookings, SD, October 21, 2021
Jessica Pfohl Paisley, “Pageant with a Purpose: Miss Art World,” Amidst Magazine, Dubuque, IA, October, 2021
Leah Leach, “Guerrilla Girls - Klaire’s 1 Cool Activist Group,” Gal’s Guide to the Galaxy, Noblesville, IN, September 20, 2021
Earl Horlyk, “New Morningside University art show takes offbeat look at feminism,” Sioux City Journal, Sioux City, IA, September 05, 2021
Katherine Cooksey, “Ep. 79 The Dream Team: MAW South Dakota Klaire Lockheart & Aaron C Packard," Miss Art World, Los Angeles, CA, June 03, 2021
Stephen Thurman, “Miss Art World South Dakota Crowned,” Arts Alive, Sioux Falls, SD, Summer 2021
Miles Amende, “Packard Exhibition held as drive-in event,” Volante, Vermillion, SD, April 06, 2021
Dawn Geertsema, “Meet the Creative: Klaire A. Lockheart,” 605 Magazine, Sioux Falls, SD, March 31, 2021
Lori Walsh and Joshua Haiar, “Say Hello To Miss Art South Dakota,” South Dakota Public Broadcasting, Vermillion, SD, March 22, 2021
Riva Sharples, “Lockheart Named Miss Art World South Dakota,” Plain Talk, Vermillion, SD, March 19, 2021
Scott Engen, “Family Comes Together to Create Art Exhibit,” Dakota News Now, Sioux Falls, SD, March 03, 2021
Riva Sharples, “Artwork By Vermillion Family On Display At Washington Pavilion,” Plain Talk, Vermillion, SD, February 26, 2021
Dave Holly, “Episode 68,” Dave Holly Hour, February 25, Sioux Fall, SD, 2021
Steven Zevitas, “Lockheart,” New American Paintings, West #150, Boston, MA, October/November, 2020
Leah Leach, “Hilma af Klint - Klaire’s 1 Cool Scary Gal,” Gal’s Guide to the Galaxy, Noblesville, IN,  October 21, 2020
Katherine Cooksey, “Ep. 65 with feisty feminist artist Klaire Lockheart," Miss Art World, Los Angeles, CA, October 01, 2020
Leah Leach, “Statue of Liberty ProtestKlaire’s 1 Cool Suffragist Thing,” Gal’s Guide to the Galaxy, Noblesville, IN,  August 10, 2020
Riva Sharples, “Have Fun Tonight, Friday The 13th, At Lockheart, Packard Art Reception,” Plain Talk, Vermillion, SD, March 13, 2020
Joshua Haiar and Lori Walsh, “Her Flag: Klaire Lockheart,” South Dakota Public Broadcasting, Vermillion, SD, February 25, 2020 
Brian Gevlik, “Her Flag 2020 – The South Dakota Stripe,” South Dakota Public Broadcasting, Vermillion, SD, February 10, 2020
Riva Sharples, “Vermillion Artist Contributes to National ‘Her Flag’ Project to Celebrated 19th Amendment,” Plain Talk, Vermillion, SD, January 31, 2020
Jody Heemstra, “South Dakota Stripe Added to National Women’s Suffrage Project,” DRG News, Pierre, SD, January 31, 2020
Jody Heemstra, “South Dakota Her Flag Stripe being Added Tonight at Cultural Heritage Center,” DRG News, Pierre, SD, January 30, 2020
Sheila Brummer, “Siouxland Artist’s ‘Feminine Attempts,’” Siouxland Public Media, Sioux City, IA, November 20, 2019
Earl Horlyk, “Vermillion Artist Takes Subversive Look at Feminism, Pop Culture,” Sioux City Journal, Sioux City, IA, November 17, 2019
Abbey Taylor, “Two Local Art Exhibits Open at Sioux City Art Center,” Siouxland News, Sioux City, IA, November 16, 2019
Woody Gottburg, “Art Center to Debut New Local Painting Exhibitions,” KSCJ, Sioux City, IA, November 15, 2019
Brendan Todt, “Visual Artist Klaire Lockheart,” Take Whatever Beauty You Can Find, Sioux City, IA, November 13, 2019
Stephen Thurman, “HerFlag Celebrates Women’s Suffrage with Art,” Arts Alive, Sioux Falls, SD, June 2019 
John Lamb, “Art ‘Work’ Concordia exhibit shows a woman's place in the gallery,” Inforum, Fargo, ND, September 16, 2018 
Lori Walsh and Chris Laughery, “Artist Klaire Lockheart: A is for Apron,” South Dakota Public Broadcasting, Sioux Falls, SD, January 16, 2018
Max B. O’Connell, “Artist blends Betty Crocker and Bettie Page,” Rapid City Journal, Rapid City, SD, July 11, 2016
Gretchen Gondek, “Wearable Art,” Siouxland Public Media, Sioux City, IA, June 24, 2016
Ben Gertner, “Klaire,” The Local Artist, Sioux Falls, SD, Spring, 2016
Sarah A. Hanson, New Union / Re Union: Catalogue of Exhibition. San Francisco: Blurb, 2016
Chelsey Jo Johnson, “Empathy for leopard-print pumps,” Herald Review, Grand Rapids, MN, October 11, 2015

Selected Exhibitions Juried and Curated
2023: Packard Group National Exhibition 2023, No. 7 Center Gallery, Vermillion, SD
2023: Thunderdomesticity: Damsels vs. Distress, No. 7 Center Gallery, Vermillion, SD
2022: Packard Group National Exhibition 2022, No. 7 Center Gallery, Vermillion, SD
2022: 22nd Annual Student Art Exhibition, Metropolitan Community College Gallery of Art and Design, Elkhorn, NE
2021: Haunted, Washington Street Arts Center, Vermillion, SD
2021: Blow Off Steam, Washington Street Arts Center, Vermillion, SD
2021: Packard Group National Exhibition 2021, No. 7 Center Gallery, Vermillion, SD 
2021: Scholastic Art Awards for South Dakota, Gallery 110, Vermillion, SD
2020: All Geared Up and Nowhere to Go, Washington Street Arts Center, Vermillion, SD
2020: Vermillion Area Arts Council Solo Exhibition Series, Washington Street Arts Center, Vermillion, SD
2020: Packard Group National Exhibition 2020, No. 7 Center Gallery, Vermillion, SD
2020: Morningside Student Art Show, Eppley Gallery, Sioux City, IA
2020: Subversive Celebration: International Altered Card Exhibition, Gallery 110, Vermillion, SD
2020: Scholastic Art Awards for South Dakota, Gallery 110, Vermillion, SD
2019: USD Fall Painting Exhibition, Warren M. Lee Center for Fine Arts, Vermillion, SD
2019: VAAC 1st Annual Members’ Juried Exhibition, First Dakota National Bank Coyote Gallery, Vermillion, SD
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Collections
Norfolk Arts Center, Norfolk, NE
Gal’s Guide Library, Noblesville, IN
South Dakota State Art Collection, Pierre, SD
Ramsey County Historical Society, St. Paul, MN
University Galleries, Vermillion, SD




 

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