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photo:  Michael Wetmore 1991

Margery Coffey

 

PROFESSIONAL ART RECORD


Juried & Invitational Shows
1988 EXPERIENCE THE PLAINS: A VISUAL ASSEMBLAGE, Harlan County. Arts Council, Orleans NE
1989 WINGS OVER THE PLATTE, Jurors: Gary Zaruba, Art Professor, Kearney State College; Richard Nelson, Pres., Nebraska Chapter Wildlife Society; Gib Neal, Art Dept. Chairman, Hastings College; Stuhr Museum, Grand Island NE
1989-1992  ANNUAL WOMEN’S ART SHOW, U.S. West Corp., Omaha NE
1989  MARCELLA ARCHIVES SHOW, Rare Books Collection, Love Library, Nebraska University, Lincoln NE
1989 PRAIRIE LIGHT ART SHOWCASE, Juror: Dr. Larry Schulte, NYC artist, Museum of Nebraska Art [MONA], Kearney NE
1989 50 YEARS AND COUNTING, Juror: Paul Piazza, former director of the Charles W. Bowers Museum, the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center and the Tucson Museum of Art; Wyoming University, Laramie WY
1990 AMERICAN SOCIETY ON AGING, Juror: James Preppard, San Francisco CA
1990 LOCAL ARTISTES EN MASSE, EXPO 90, Juror: Janet Farber, Curator, 20th Century Art, Joslyn Art Museum; Local Artist Exchange; Omaha NE
1991 13th ANNUAL ARTS & CRAFTS EXHIBIT, Nebraska Association of the American Mothers, Inc.; Juror: Marlene Mueller, Assoc. Art Professor, Wayne State College; Bill Hottle, local artist; Honorable Mention; Norfolk NE
1991 WOMEN WITHOUT HATS, Artel Invitational Regional Tour, Kearney, NE
1991 SOUTHWEST AREA ART ASSOC., Omaha Visitor’s Center, Omaha NE
1991 THE MOUNTING OF JESSE’S GIRL, Woman’s Journal Advocate Art Fair, Lincoln NE
1991 BECAUSE THIS IS AMERICA, Juror and Special Exhibitor: Margery Coffey, local artist; Artel Studio Gallery,  Kearney NE
1992 WO-O-BI CLUB FINE ARTS FESTIVAL, First Place, Winnebago NE
1994 SOUTHWEST AREA ART ASSOC., Omaha Visitor’s Center, Omaha NE
1994 BAD GIRLS – MIDWEST, Hillmer Gallery, St. Mary’s College, Omaha NE
1994 BAD GIRLS – MIDWEST: CENSORED, Nebraska University -- Omaha Fine Arts Gallery, Omaha NE
1994 BAD GIRLS – MIDWEST, Dana College, Blair, NE
1995 18th ANNUAL CREATIVE ARTS RECOGNITION DAY, Nebraska Mother’s Association, Juror: Reinhold Marxhausen, local artist, Second Place, Langworth Art Gallery, Seward, NE
1999  Art Show, Macy Youth & Family Services, Macy NE
2000 Featured Artist/Poet, Coffeehouse, Westside Alternative High School, Omaha NE
2004 All Things Electoral, Susan Hensel Design, Minneapolis MN
2004 A Leap of Faith, Susan Hensel Design, Minneapolis MN
2005 Church Gallery, Minneapolis MN
   

Solo Shows
1975 Private One Woman Show, Dr. & Mrs. David Dwyer, Esq.; East Lansing MI
1988 COFFEY AT THE KIEWIT, Peter Kiewit Conference Center, Omaha NE
1988 CORPORATE GARDEN OF EDEN, Antiquarium Art Galleries, Omaha NE
1988 Art Corner, Sarpy County Historical Museum, Bellevue NE
1988 Common Woman Bookstore & Coffeehouse, Lincoln NE
1989 Art Corner, Plainsman Museum, Aurora NE
1990 NAMELESS ONES OF THE PRAIRIE, Antiquarium Galleries, Omaha NE
1990 NAMELESS ONES OF THE PRAIRIE, Gathering Place, Lincoln NE
1990-1991 NEBRASKA COFFEY, Horseshoe Café Gallery, San Francisco CA
1991 NAMELESS ONES OF THE PRAIRIE, Peter Kiewit Conference Center, Omaha, NE
1991-1992 NAMELESS ONES OF THE PRAIRIE, J.C. Mazar Gallery, Polish Community Center, Buffalo NY
1994 PRAIRIE SPIRIT, Wayne State College, Wayne NE
1996 LISTEN TO THE CHILDREN, Antiquarium Art Galleries, Omaha NE
1998  Excerpts from NAMELESS ONES OF THE PRAIRIE, Autumn Leaves Used Books Gallery, Ithaca NY
2001 Autumn Leaves Used Books Gallery, Ithaca NY
2001 NAMELESS ONES OF THE PRAIRIE, Governor's Mansion, Lincoln NE
2006 Cattle Club's Triple Zero Gallery, Sioux City IA


 

Murals

1985-1986 Big D's, Alma NE
1987

Tool Shed Antiques, Alma NE

2002 Wau in the Window, Highway 75, OTHRP, Omaha Indian Reservation of Nebraska and Iowa
   

Group Shows
1983 50th NATIONAL MERCHANDISE SHOW, New York Coliseum, NYC
1985-1987 Fine Arts Show, Harlan County Arts Council, Alma NE
1987 CHRISTMAS AT THE HAYMARKET, Haymarket Gallery, Lincoln NE
1988 Prairie Schooner Gallery, Orleans NE
1988 Gallery-on-the-Mall, Hastings NE
1988-1989 Haydon Art Gallery [Nebraska University’s Sheldon Modern Art Museum]; Lincoln NE
1989 ANTIQUARIUM GALLERIES AT ORLEANS, Antiquarium Galleries, Orleans NE
1990 Gallery 526, Loveland CO
1990 ART OF COLLAGE: COFFEY & LAZAROFF, Fremont Area Art Ass., Fremont NE
1990 Local Artist Exchange, Omaha NE
1992 NEBRASKA JUSTICE CENTER OPEN HOUSE & ART SHOW, Walthill NE
1992 SUSAN LAFLESCHE PICOTTE CENTER OPEN HOUSE, Walthill NE
1992 4th ANNUAL PICOTTE DAY, Susan LaFlesche Center, Walthill NE
1992 WO-O-BI CLUB FINE ARTS FESTIVAL, Winnebago NE
1992-1993 NEBRASKA JUSTICE CENTER, Walthill NE
1993 WO-O-BI CLUB FINE ARTS FESTIVAL, Winnebago NE
1993-1994 Kilgore’s, Omaha NE
1996 Food for Thought Coffeehouse, Omaha NE
1996 Medusa Coffeehouse, Omaha NE
1997-2000 Bell, Book and Candle, Sioux City IA
1998 Artwalk, Autumn Leaves Used Books, Ithaca NY
1999-2000 American Indian Community Center, Sioux City IA
2000 Period Gallery, Omaha NE
2006-current Viva, Sioux City IA



PROFESSIONAL PERFORMANCES
1960 Sidney Community Playhouse, Sidney NE
1960-1961 Musical Clock, Best of the West, KSID radio, Sidney NE
1961 Dark Horse Theatre, Summer Stock, Estes Park, CO
1988 Performance Piece, EXPERIENCE THE PLAINS: A VISUAL ASSEMBLAGE, Harlan County Arts Council, Orleans NE
1988 Performance Piece, CORPORATE GARDEN OF EDEN, Antiquarium Art Galleries, Omaha NE
1989 Talk, Sarpy County Historical Museum, Bellevue NE
1989 Demonstration, Plainsman Museum, Aurora NE
1989 Talk, Plainsman Museum, Aurora NE
1991 Talk, NAMELESS ONES OF THE PRAIRIE, Peter Kiewit Conference Center, Omaha NE
1991 Poetry Reading & Performance Piece, MOUNTING OF JESSE’S GIRL, Woman’s Journal Advocate Art Fair, Lincoln NE
1991 Poetry Reading, Poets for Peace & Justice, Kansas City MO
1993-1994 Poetry Readings, Kilgore’s, Omaha NE
1994 Poetry Readings, McFoster’s, Omaha NE
1994 Talk, PRAIRIE SPIRIT, Wayne State College, Wayne NE
1994 Performance Piece, BAD GIRLS – MIDWEST, St. Mary’s College, Omaha NE
1995-1996  Squawkwalker Video Productions, Cox Cable TV, Omaha NE
1997 Poetry Reading honoring Wayne Tyndall, Traditional Umonhon Poet, Black Rainbow Gallery, Omaha NE
1999 Radio Talk Show with Bill Weinberg & Peter Wilson, WBAI, NYC
2006 Arlan Lazaroff Memorial Poetry Reading, Cattle Club, Sioux City IA
 

 

Work Donated

2004-current June E Nyler Cancer Center, Sioux City IA
2004-current Saint Luke's Hospital, Sioux City IA
   
 

 

Work Presented Upon Other Internet Sites

2000-2003 http://www.itheo.com located in San Francisco CA
2006 http://www.wisr.edu located in Berkeley CA

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS, HONORS, AWARDS & CENSORSHIP

1980-1986 Board of Directors, Many Races Cultural Foundation, NYC
1987 Censored , Cartoon Advertising Panel, Harlan County Journal , Alma NE
1988-1990 Board of Directors, ArtSpirit, Lincoln NE
1989 Censored , Art Show, Talent Tree Gallery, Omaha NE
1990 Censored , Organic sculpture piece, Fremont Art Association, Fremont NE
1990 Censored sight unseen, THE MOUNTING OF JESSE'S GIRL, Alliance NE
1991 Direct Invitation as a result of Censorship, THE MOUNTING OF JESSE'S GIRL, Woman's Journal Advocate, Art Fair, Lincoln NE
1991 Censored , Draft Counseling Comic Book Proposal, ArtSpirit, Lincoln NE
1991 Direct Invitation as a result of Censorship, BECAUSE THIS IS AMERICA, Juror and Special Exhibitor: Margery Coffey, local artist; Artel Studio Gallery, Kearney NE
1994 Censored , Three art pieces from Retablo Series, Hilmer Gallery, St. Mary's College, Omaha NE
1994 Direct Invitation as a result of Censorship, BAD GIRLS – MIDWEST: CENSORED, Nebraska  University at Omaha, Fine Arts Gallery, Omaha NE
1994 Direct Invitation as a result of Censorship, BAD GIRLS – MIDWEST, Dana College, Blair, NE
1996 Secretary, Umo n hon Education Committee, Macy NE
1999-2002 Open Studio, Arts Online grant, National Endowment for the Arts and the Benton Foundation mentored by the Nebraska Arts Council, Omaha NE
1999 Umonhon language work, Bob Bacon Memorial Foundation Award, Old Chatham NY
2002-current Private grant for web site
2002-current Censored , Window Display, Jackalope Arts, Rosalie NE
2004 Newberry Library Fellow, Chicago IL
2006 MA Degree, Western Institute for Social Research, Berkeley CA

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P.O. Box 279
Rosalie NE 68055

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