Andrew Nordin | CV
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Art on the Plains : Juried Exhibit, Plains Art Museum, Fargo North Dakota
Collaboratory:  with two collaborative groups at 71 France Gallery, Edina (January)
Pattern Arrangement (2 person) Silverwood Park, Three Rivers Park District , Mpls (March)


Ouroboros (solo) Hutchinson Center for the Arts, October 2015
Abstraction in Action (juried exhibit) Minnetonka Center for the Arts
POP>5000 (juried exhibit)Morrison Gallery, U of M Morris (Rural Arts and Culture Summit)


Inventory (2 person) – Law Warshaw Gallery, Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center, Macalester College MN
New Paintings (solo) – Normandale Community College Gallery, Bloomington MN
Rural America Contemporary Art (RACA):Making Nowhere into Somewhere: Cynthia Binger Boynton Gallery, McKnight Foundation, Minneapolis, MN


Rural Aesthetic Initiative: Holus Bolus – Edward J and Helen Jane Morrison Gallery, University of MN, Morris MN
Rural Aesthetic Initiative: New Works – SMAC Gallery (Southwest Minnesota Arts Council), Marshall MN
Rural Aesthetic Initiative: Plots – Riverland Community College, Austin MN
6th Annual North of the 45th Parallel Juried Exhibit, DeVos Art Museum:, June 7 – August 4, 2013, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI
RACA: Members Exhibit 2nd Biennial Rural Arts and Culture Summit, U of MN Morris, MN


Rural Aesthetic Initiative: Long Ago and Tomorrow – TuckUnder Projects, Minneapolls, MN
Rural Aesthetic Initiative: Inheritance of Location – Travelling Public Art Multi-Media Installation- multiple locations


RACA: Rural America Contemporary Artists – St. Peter Art Center, St. Peter MN.
Ridgewater College – 50th Anniversary Alumni Exhibit – Willmar and Hutchinson, MN


Rural Aesthetic Initiative: New Works – Central Lakes College Fine Art Gallery – ARThouse, New London MN
New Works (solo) –Hudson Hospital/Phipps Center for the Arts


Altars – Stevens Square Center for the Arts, Minneapolis, Mn. March 14th – 29th, 2009
40 years of Excellence – – Ridgewater College, Willmar, MN. April 1-24, 2009
Boomerang – three alumni artists – Kiehle Gallery, Saint Cloud State University January 7- February 6 2009
New Paintings (solo) – Ridgewater College Galleries, Willmar and Hutchinson MN. March 2007

*rural aesthetic initiative is the moniker of exhibits either collaboratively conceived and presented, or created with partner Lisa Bergh

Awards and Experience
SMAC/McKnight Individual Artist Career Grant – 2015
Panelist, Art in the Hinterlands: Rural Arts and Culture Summit, Morris MN June 2015
McKnight Mid-Career Professional Development Grant Recipient, 2014
SMAC/Legacy funds Artists Grant (Rural Aesthetic Initiative),2013
Panelist, Gallery Professional Roundtable: Rural Arts and Culture Summit, Morris MN June 2013
Panelist, MAEP Gallery, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, (2012-13 seat)
Panel Member “Minnesota Made”, Walker Art Center, April 9th 2011
Juror, Central Lakes College Student Exhibit, Brainerd, MN 2011
Juror, Annual Juried Student Exhibit, University of Minnesota Morris, March 2010
Forecast Public Art/SMAHC research and development public art grant, 2010
SMAHC/Legacy funds Artists Grant (Rural Aesthetic Initiative), 2010
SMAHC/McKnight Individual Artist Career Grant – 2007

Teaching Experience

2008-present:  Art Instructor and Gallery Manager, Ridgewater College, Hutchinson and Willmar
2007-present:  Adjunct Art Instructor, SCSU
2013:  Fixed Term Lecturer, College of Saint Benedict, St. Joseph, Painting
2011:  Fixed Term Lecturer, UMN Morris, Painting and Design
2008-2009:  Fixed Term Professor, SCSU – drawing and digital foundations


MFA – Pictorial Emphasis – San José State University
BFA – Painting – Graphic Design – St. Cloud State University

Professional Gallery / Museum Experience

2013 – Present:  Co-Founder/Curator, The Traveling Museum, A mobile lab for contemporary art and ideas.
2007-12:  Co‑Founder/Director, ARThouse; A residential exhibition space specializing in contemporary art & ideas.
2008-present:  Gallery Director, Fine Art Galleries- Ridgewater College, Willmar and Hutchinson Minnesota
2000-2005:  Head Preparator, Exhibit Designer -Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee, Wisconsin