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


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

Solo & Two Person Exhibitions

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 artist Margaret Craig]
2015     Memento MoriLawrence Arts Center, Lawrence KS
PlaguedSleeth 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

2019    Into the Archives — Purdue 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 (forthcoming)
             Make it Work Portfolio — SGC Interational Conference, Dallas TX (forthcoming)

2018    Screenprint Biennial — Opalka 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         
              Dreamland — 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
               ARTCRANK — 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
              Matrilineage 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

2009  18 Months XYandZ Gallery, Minneapolis MN
               Sweet Hair Art Minion, Minneapolis MN
                North of the 45th DeVos Art Museum, Marquette MI
                Graphic Burnsville Performing Arts Center, Burnsville MN
                Sprout! Pulp Gallery, Omaha NE


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

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