A more detailed resume in pdf format can be found here.

Solo & Two Person Exhibitions

2023     Body Politic — Joan Derryberry Gallery, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, TN  [with Christa Carleton] 
                   Dissolution— CASP Studio C, Lubbock, TX
2022     Body Politic— Lynn Rodeman Metzger Galleries, Akron OH [with Christa Carleton] 
2021     Succumb — Cider Gallery, Lawrence KS
                   Dissections —  Golden Stag Gallery, Kansas City MO
2019     Flesh & Bone — Artist Image Resource, Pittsburgh PA
                 Converters: Works by Amanda Smith and Tonja Torgerson —  McCutchan Art Center Pace Galleries, Evansville IN
2018     Cost of Living — Iron Tail Gallery, Lincoln NE
2017     Decay — Fraction Gallery, Kansas City MO
2016     Out of the Ruined Place — grayDuck Gallery, Austin TX [with Margaret Craig]
2015     Memento MoriLawrence Arts Center, Lawrence KS
Plagued— Sleeth Gallery, West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon WV
2012     Sick at Home — Craft Chemistry, Syracuse NY
2011     Ill at Ease — Perpich Center for Arts Education, Golden Valley MN
2010     Sick XYandZ Gallery, Minneapolis MN
2007     Four Years Later Perpich Center for Arts Education, Golden Valley MN

Selected Group & Juried Exhibitions

2023 Body Politics — CUNY College of Staten Island, Staten Island, NY

2022 The Fierce Urgency of Now: Socially Engaged Printmaking Janet Turner Print Museum, Chico, CA
             Mixed Grit Firehouse Art Gallery, Longmont, CO
             Extreme Pressure: Biennial of American Prints— Webber Gallery, College of Central Florida, Ocala, FL 
             International Juried Print Biennial— Paducah School of Art and Design, Paducah, KY 
            Parts Unknown — Ebling Historical Library, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 

2021 27th Parkside National Print Exhibition — Fine Arts Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI
             Printin’, St Louis Arts Guild, Clayton, MO
             Printwork 2021— Artist Image Resource, Pittsburgh, PA
             Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design Faculty Exhibition — Grunwald Gallery, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
             Terrain Biennial Newburgh — Newburgh, NY
             Tectonic Shifts — Tippetts & Eccles Galleries, Utah State University, Logan, UT

2020 The Beginning of Everything: An Exhibition on Drawings — Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota,
                   Minneapolis, MN
             Doodley Do Unto Others, Kurt Vonnegut Museum & Library, Indianapolis, IN
             Paperworks VII, The Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, MO
             Gendered Perspectives — Indiana University East, Richmond, IN
            31st National Drawing & Print Exhibition— Gormley Gallery, Notre Dame of Maryland University, Baltimore, MD
             Impressed 2020 — Art Gym, Denver CO
             Four Rivers Print Biennial — Carbondale Community Arts, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
             Ink Matters — Downtown Gallery, Indiana University, Kokomo, IN
             New + Next — Grunwald Gallery, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
             Americas 2020: Paperworks — Northwest Arts Center, Minot State University, Minot, ND

2019 New + Next — The Evansville Museum of Art, History and Science, Evansville, IN
             MAPC Members Juried Exhibition — Bolivar Art Gallery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
             Reach — BitFactory Gallery, Denver, CO
             No PressureSurvival Kit Gallery, Cleveland, OH
Into the ArchivesPurdue University, West Lafayette, IN
             National Print Invitational
Artspace, Raleigh, NC
             The 37th Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition —
 Bradley University Galleries, Peoria, IL
             The 56th Annual Juried Competition —
Masur Museum, Monroe, LA
             39th National Print Exhibition —
Artlink Contemporary Gallery, Fort Wayne, IN
             Make it Work Portfolio
SGC Interational Conference, Dallas,TX

2018 Screenprint BiennialOpalka Gallery, Albany, NY
             MAPC Members Juried Exhibition
Visual Arts Gallery, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY
             Southern Printmaking Biennale —
Bob Owens Gallery, University of North Georgia, Dahlonega, GA
             Pressing Matters
Emerald Art Center, Springfield, OR
             Four Rivers Print Biennial
Carbondale Community Arts, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
             Impressed 2018: Behind the Hedges
Art Gym, Denver, CO

2017 A Bit of Bite Cider Gallery, Lawrence, KS
             The Full Court Press North American Juried Print Exhibition
Islander Art Gallery, Texas A&M, Corpus Christi, TX
             Fresh Ink
Wonder Fair Art Gallery, Lawrence, KS
             National Printmaking Exhibition
Mark Arts, Mary A Koch Arts Center, Wichita, KS         
— Utah State University, Logan, UT
                                  — Ocelot Print Shop, Detroit, MI
             Beyond Printmaking V
Landmark Gallery, Texas Tech University School of Art, Lubbock, TX
             Show Us What You Got
Studio No. 7, Atlanta, GA       

2016 Free Radicals: Remixing History through the Power of Print Katherine E. Nash Gallery,
                   University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
             Women & Money 
Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
             Delta National Small Prints Exhibition 
Bradbury Art Museum, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR
             Four Rivers Print Biennial 
Carbondale Community Arts, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

2015 Printed Matter Target Gallery, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria, VA
               Shock Print — Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS
             Beyond Printmaking IV — Landmark Gallery, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
                Prints in Peculiar Places — SGC International Conference, Knoxville, TN
               Revolution Now — Gamut Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2014 WAM@20: MN   Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis MN
               East Coast National Screenprint Biennial —
Arts Center of the Capitol Region, Troy, NY
               The Evolving System— 
Whitdel Arts, Detroit, MI
               Everything Paper  — 
Art Gallery at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, NE
               27th Annual McNeese National Works on Paper 
Abercrombie Gallery, McNeese State
                         University, Lake Charles, LA

2013 New Prints 2013/Winter — International Print Center of New York, New York, NY
                                                   —  Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
               Printwork 2013
Artist Image Resource, Pittsburgh, PA
               MAPC Juried Members Exhibition — 
McDonough Museum of Art, Youngstown, OH
               Send Off —
grayDuck Gallery, Austin, TX
               Post Consumed 
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE
               Bankrupt and Empty
Galleria Fernando Vilchis, Institute of Fine Arts, Veracruz, Mexico
               The Nth Degree: MFA 2013
— SU Art Gallery, Syracuse, NY
                                                          —  25CPW Gallery, New York, NY
               24th National Drawing & Print Exhibition — 
Gormley Gallery,  Baltimore, MD

2012 9th Turner National Print Competition — Janet Turner Print Museum, Chico, CA
              Beyond Printmaking III — 
Landmark Gallery, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
              The Art of Rebellion — 
Gowanus Print Lab, Brooklyn, NY
Bicycle Habitat, New York, NY
              Handmade Prints II
Noyes Art Center, Evanston, IL
              The Ghost Show
The Pony Club, Portland, OR
              2012 Sketchbook Project
The Art House Coop,  Brooklyn, NY

2011 Prints U.S.A. 2011 Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO
              Atlanta Print Biennial International
Barbara Archer Gallery, Atlanta, GA
              Cult Sisters II
Cult Status Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
Spark! Contemporary Art Space, Syracuse, NY
              Monumental (Prints)tallations 
New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM

2010 Headshot — Mid America Printmaking Conference, Minneapolis, MN
              Old Planet-New Planet —
Gallery 13, Minneapolis, MN
              Select Impressions —
Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN
              ARTCRANK —
Shelter Studios, Minneapolis, MN


Finkelston, Adam, ed. The Hand Magazine, Issue 23, Prairie Village KS, Winter 2019
Kopp, Linda, ed. 500 Prints on Clay, Lark Crafts, New York, NY 2013
9th Janet Turner National Competition & Exhibition Catalogue, The Janet Turner Print Museum, Chico CA 2012
Atlanta Print Biennial Exhibition Catalogue, Atlanta Printmakers Studio, Atlanta GA 2011
Samarasinghe, Kerry, ed. Dislocate (literary journal), image on front and back covers and several images inside, Minneapolis MN, Fall 2011
Portraiture: Inside, Out Exhibition Catalogue, image featured on page 12, Seton Hall University, South Orange NJ, 2011
Schmid, Jenny, ed. The Sixth Minnesota National Print Biennial Exhibition Catalogue, Katherine E Nash Gallery, Minneapolis MN, 2008
Vangool, Janine, ed. Old School, Uppercase Gallery, Calgary, AB Canada, 2008
Uncle Tom to Peeping Tom: Race and Gender Matters Exhibition Catalogue, Wisconsin African American Women’s Center, Sponsors: ABEA and University of Wisconsin Union Art Gallery, Milwaukee WI 2006
Stulen, Scott “Point and Shoot: Contemporary Art 101” Online Collection,,, 2006

Reviews & Articles

Ksander, Yaël “2022 Mid America Print Council Conference showcases Torgerson’s “Body Politic” series” (online) Wednesday, November 9th, 2022
Santos, Gregory “Touch Stone” Pressing Matters, Issue 18: Cambrian Printers, UK, 2022: 78.
McCort, Kalene “‘Mixed Grit’ highlights printmaking work of 24 creatives at Firehouse Art Center” Boulder Daily Camera, Boulder CO, March 24th, 2022
Perrott, Sage, and Tonja Torgerson “Two Harpies’ Manifesto on Screenprinting.” Power Washer, Issue 7 Spring 2019.
Sorenson, Brianne“Renowned artist Tonja Torgerson visits USUThe Utah Statesman, Logan UT, Friday, October 19, 2018
Hlavacek, Joanna “Artist-in-residence exhibitions reflect humanity in own wayLawrence Journal World, front page of Arts Section, Lawrence KS, Sunday, June 21st 2015
Gwin, Richard “The Headliner” Lawrence Journal World, Page 4A, Lawrence KS, Thursday June 11th 2015
Percolator to host pasting workshop for ‘Inside Out’ portraits” Lawrence Journal World, April 11th 2015
McRary, Amy “Printmaking conference brings artists, art to Knoxville” Knoxville News Sentinel, Knoxville TN, March 14th 2015
Shaw, Kurt “Printed works make statement through image…” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, A&E section, Pittsburgh PA, Sunday, December 28th 2014
Imafidon, Nadia “Body of Evidence” Lawrence Journal World, front page of Arts Section, Lawrence KS, Sunday, August 31st 2014
Mahadevan, Tara “Interview with Tonja TorgersonForget Good Magazine, Issue 14: Winter 2013/14
Schwartzwalder, Mary Beth “Tonja dishes about DISHES” Salt City DISHES, April 4th 2013
Vangool, Janine, ed. (article by Tonja Torgerson) “A Change of Scene” UPPERCASE Magazine, Issue 12, Calgary AB Canada, Winter 2012
Magan, Veronica “The Art of SicknessSyracuse NewTimes, p26, Syracuse NY, February 15th 2012
Khutoretsky, Tricia “TWO at XYandZ Gallery: Tonja Torgerson artist selections: Jennifer Davis + Ellen MuellerPermanent,, November 15th 2011
Armbruster, Jessica “Cult Sisters IIThe City Pages, images featured on pages 21 & 24, Minneapolis MN, May 13th, 2011
Olson, Ami “SUBPAR project wins community-based minigrantThe Eagle, p 4, Syracuse NY, January 27th, 2011
Oppedisano, Lorna “Deep DISHESSyracuse New Times, p 14, Syracuse NY, February 2nd, 2011
Iverson, Kate “ARTCRANK: Pedal-powered poster artThe Dressing Room,, April 9th, 2010
Thomas, Jamie “Shifting Identity at XYandZ Gallery” Twin Cities Metro,, February 2nd, 2010
Abbe, Mary “Perils of Printmaking” Star Tribune, p E8, Minneapolis MN, October 31st, 2008


MFA in Printmaking, Syracuse University, 2013
BFA in Studio Arts, minor in Art History, University of Minnesota, 2007