Resume

One & Two-Person Shows
2017 Sonnets (with Julia Galloway): Radius Gallery; Missoula, Montana
2014 Beloved Mountain: Montana Natural History Center; Missoula, MT
2013 Field of Vision: Montana Natural History Center; Missoula, Montana
2012 Natural Circumstances: Davidson Galleries; Seattle, Washington
Flora & Fauna: River’s Mist Gallery; Stevensville, Montana
2011 Way Will Open: Holter Museum,Bair Gallery; Helena, Montana
Zoology: Holter Museum, Nicholson Gallery; Helena, Montana
2010 What I See: Davidson Galleries; Seattle, Washington
Paintings & Drawings: Russell Smith Federal Courthouse, Missoula
2008 Lore: Davidson Contemporary; Seattle, Washington
In & Out of the Woods: Emerson Center for the Arts; Bozeman, MT
2006 Threshold: Davidson Contemporary; Seattle, Washington
2005 Confluence: Davidson Galleries; Seattle, Washington
2004 Uncertain Journey: Davidson Galleries; Seattle, Washington
2002 About Time: Davidson Galleries; Seattle, Washington
Observations: The Arts Chateau Museum; Butte, Montana
2001 Companion Pieces: Missoula Art Museum; Missoula, Montana
2000 Feasts & Fasts: Davidson, Galleries; Seattle, Washington
A Year: Jenkins Johnson Gallery; San Francisco, California
1999 Love Stories: Davidson Galleries; Seattle, Washington
1997 Seven Virtues, Seven Sins: Carnegie Art Center; Walla Walla, WA
Between Virtue & Vice: Davidson Galleries; Seattle, Washington
1996 Circle of Friends: Davidson Galleries; Seattle, Washington
1995 Exodus: Sicyon Gallery; Walla Walla, Washington
No Place Like Home: Davidson Galleries; Seattle, Washington
1994 Watch & Listen: Sutton West Gallery; Missoula, Montana
1993 New Work: Wonderful World of Art Gallery; Seattle, WA
1991 Stephanie J. Frostad: Carnegie Art Center; Walla Walla, Washington
1988 Recent Drawings: Sicyon Gallery; Walla Walla, Washington
1987 Stephanie J. Frostad: Fine Arts House, Whitman College; Walla Walla, WA
1984 Stephanie Frostad & Brad Rude Carnegie Art Center; Walla Walla, Washington

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018 Montana Found: Radius Gallery; Missoula, Montana
Pot Sketch Invitational: Clay Studio of Missoula; (Annually 2004-2018)
2017 We The People- The Personal Is Political: Brunswick Gallery; Missoula, Montana
Studies from the Figure– Pattee Canyon Ladies’ Salon: Brunswick Gallery; Missoula
(Annually 2006-2017)
2016 Art About Agriculture: Oregon State University; Corvallis, OR. This 34th invitational exhibition traveled from the Giustina Gallery at OSU to venues in Baker City, Bend and Grants Pass Oregon over 6 months.
Last Best Dream: Radius Gallery; Missoula, Montana
Montana Water: Collage Gallery; Big Fork, Montana
The Changing Moment; Radius Gallery; Missoula, Montana
Bird Fest: Radius Gallery; Missoula, Montana
2015 Montana Triennial: Missoula Art Museum; Missoula, Montana -Catalog
‘Scapes- Land, Sea, Mind: Radius Gallery; Missoula, Montana -Best of Show
Icons of the West II: Dana Gallery; Missoula, Montana
Atelier III: Gallery 709; Missoula, Montana
Art Mobile of Montana: Invitational exhibition traveling to over 70 rural schools and communities throughout Montana.
2014 The Tea Pot Show II: The Clay Studio of Missoula, Montana
Atelier II: Gallery 709; Missoula, Montana
2013 Assembly of Likeness: University Center Gallery; Missoula, Montana
2012 Wings of Man- Art of the Horse; Holter Museum; Helena, Montana
Atelier: Gallery 709; Missoula, Montana
2011 Icons of the West: Dana Gallery; Missoula -Best Figurative Painting Award
The Tea Pot Show: The Clay Studio of Missoula, Montana
2010 Celebration of Missoula Artists II: Dana Gallery; Missoula, Montana
2009 Montana Triennial: Missoula Art Museum; Missoula -Catalog
A Celebration of Missoula Artists: Dana Gallery; Missoula, Montana
Under the Big Sky: Saint Patrick Hospital; Missoula, Montana
2008 Our Familiar- Animal Myth & Reality: Missoula Art Museum
Regional Invitational: Carnegie Art Center; Walla Walla, Washington
2007 Out West- The Great American Landscape: National Art Museum of China, Beijing; traveled to the Urumqi, Shanxi and Shanghai Art Museums, The Qingdao Modern Art Center and the Heritage Discovery Center in Hong Kong, China -Catalog
15×15- Maryland Institute Alumni Exhibition: Meyerhoff Gallery; Baltimore, MD
Deep Play- Joyful Revelry & Subversive Whimsy: Missoula Art Museum
Art Mobile of Montana: Invitational exhibition traveling to over 70 rural schools and communities throughout Montana (Annual participant 2002-2007)
2006 Regional Invitational: Carnegie Art Center; Walla Walla, WA -Best of Show & People’s Choice Awards
2005 Allegory, Icon & Metaphor- Frostad, Weber & Waddell: Holter Museum of Art; Helena, MT
Salt Mine Art Space: Collective Exhibition; Missoula, Montana
2004 Two Visions- A Contemporary Overview of Montana Art: Te Manama Museum; Palmerston North, New Zealand
Building Wise- Northwest Biennial: Tacoma Art Museum; Tacoma, WA -Catalog
Regional Invitational: Carnegie Art Center; Walla Walla, Washington
2003 ANA 32: Holter Museum of Art; Helena, Montana -Merit Award
The Williams Legacy: Maltwood Gallery, University of Victoria, B.C. Canada -Catalog
Regional Invitational: Carnegie Art Center; Walla Walla, Washington -Merit Award
Still Life Today: Davidson Galleries; Seattle, Washington
2002 Art of Healing: Montana Museum of Art & Culture; Missoula, MT -Acquisition Prize
ANA 31: Holter Museum of Art; Helena, Montana
Realism Invitational: Jenkins Johnson Gallery; San Francisco, California -Catalog
Small Treasures: Holter Museum of Art; Helena, Montana
2001 Regional Invitational: Carnegie Art Center; Walla Walla, WA -Merit Award
Old Paint New- The Image of the Horse: Gallery of Visual Arts; Missoula, MT
2001 Realism Invitational: Jenkins Johnson Gallery; San Francisco, California -Catalog
University of Montana Faculty Exhibition: Gallery of Visual Arts; Missoula, Montana3
Ladies of the Collection: Montana Museum of Art & Culture; Missoula, Montana
The Solitary Figure: Davidson Galleries; Seattle, Washington
2000 The Great Montana Dog & Pony Show: Montana Museum of Art & Culture, Missoula -Catalog
1999 An Argument for Drawing: Missoula Art Museum; Missoula, Montana
From Here to the Horizon- Artists of the Rural Landscape: Whatcom Museum; Bellingham, Washington -Catalog
1998 Annual Women Artists’ Exhibition: Sutton West Gallery; Missoula, Montana
Regional Invitational: Carnegie Art Center; Walla Walla, Washington -Best of Show
1997 Montana Myths & Realities: Sutton West Gallery; Missoula, Montana
1996 Harvest Time: Carnegie Art Center; Walla Walla, Washington
Montana Choice- Arts Council Fellowship Artists 1994-1996: Hockaday Center for the Arts; Kalispell, Montana -Catalog
1995 Domestic Bliss- Regional Invitational: Seattle Center; Seattle, Washington
Gender / Geography: Holter Museum of Art; Helena, Montana -Catalog
1994 Twenty-Five Artists Interpret the Figure: Smart Art Gallery; Seattle, Washington
University Juried Exhibition: Gallery of Visual Arts; Missoula -Purchase Award
Source- Missoula: Missoula Cultural Council; Missoula, Montana
1992 Eclectic as the Day Is Long: Wonderful World of Art; Seattle, Washington
1991 Regional Invitational: Carnegie Art Center; Walla Walla, Washington
Artists of Walla Walla: Wonderful World of Art; Seattle, Washington
1990 Artists of the Blue Mountains: Harris Gallery of WWU; College Place, Washington
Frostad, Lopez & Rude: Carnegie Art Center; Walla Walla, Washington
1988 Blue Mountain Artists 1910-1988: Sheehan Gallery, Whitman College; Walla Walla, WA
1986 Art Students of Florence Competition: Palazzo Strozzi; Florence, Italy -Merit Award

Awards
2017 Montana Arts Council: Innovation Award
2014 Richeson Award for Excellence: Icons of the West; Dana Gallery, Missoula
2013 Montana Natural History Center Mural Competition
1994 Montana Arts Council: Individual Artist’s Fellowship
1983 National Endowment for the Advancement of the Arts: Promising Young Artist Award

Selected Interviews, Reviews & Reproductions
2017 Over the Wall: Stephanie Frostad Connects Nature & Politics. Interview by Erika Fredrickson for the Missoula Independent 6 July 2017
The Great Integrity of the Feminist Movement by Lucy Tompkins. Review of Sonnets
Exhibition at Radius Gallery for the Missoulian 14 July 2017
Art Power by Erika Fredrickson. Review of We the People Exhibition for the Missoula Independent 3 August 2017
Artists’ Responses to Political Moment by Cory Walsh for the Missoulian 18 August 2017
Bold Women in California History by Kay Moore: Mountain Press. Cover art & illustrations
Bitterroot Spur Trail Mural by Ashley Nerbovig for the Missoulian 13 July 2017
2016 Field Notes: Montana Natural History Center anthology. Cover art & illustrations
Bold Women in Montana History by Beth Judy: Mountain Press. Cover art & illustrations
A Distinctive Point of View by Danielle M Antoinette for Missoula Valley Lifestyle, January
2014 Beloved Mountain by Kathryn Haake. Exhibition review
Selected Interviews, Reviews & Reproductions (continued)
2014 Flourishing Takes Shape by Samantha Cheney for the Missoulian, 9 June 2014
2013 In a Modest House by Rick Phillips. Eight-minute art video for MCA Television
2012 Sparrow by Kim Todd in the Reaktion Books Animal Series. Illustration
2011 Timeless Travels by Marga Lincoln for the Helena Independent Record, 17 March 2011
In Other Words: Interview with Beth Judy for Montana Public Radio, 11 January 2017
Way Will Open by Caroline Patterson, State of the Arts: March / April edition
2010 What I See: Exhibition review by Michael Upchurch for The Seattle Times, 15 July 2010
Interview with the Artist by Rick Phillips. Ten-minute video for MCA Television
2009 Montana’s Vanguards of a New View by Jaci Webb for The Billings Gazette, 27 February
2009 Malahat Review: Cover art for the Spring issue of this Canadian literary quarterly
2007 Drawn Together by Joe Nickell for Missoula Magazine, Winter issue. Story on the Pattee Canyon Ladies’ Salon
2005 Elements: A Portrait of Stephanie J. Frostad a short film by Valerie Krex and Toni Matlock broadcast on Montana Public Television (“Reel to Reel”)
Malahat Review: Cover art for the Summer issue of this Canadian literary quarterly
2003 Artweek: Preview of Uncertain Journey exhibition, December / January issue
2002 Images that Heal by Ginny Mirriam for the Missoulian, April 2002
2001 Powerful Narratives by Dotty Indyke for Southwest Arts. Featured artist October issue
2000 A Year by Bud Johns. Exhibition review for Art News, November issue
A Slice of the Rural Life by Bonnie Gangelhoff for Southwest Arts, December issue
1999 Artists to Watch by Bonnie Gangelhoff for Southwest Arts, August issue
1997 Beyond Her Control by Tom McTaggart for The Stranger, 8 June 1997
Seven Virtues, Seven Sins review for What’s Up Weekly, 18 June 1997
1995 A Chill on the Farm by Tom McTaggart for Seattle Weekly, 18 December 1995
Scene review by Robin Updike for the Seattle Times, 8 June 1995
Roundups exhibition review for Reflex Magazine, July / August issue
Complexity & Ambiguity by Virginia Jones for Missoula Magazine, January issue
Home Grown Painter by Craig Hill for the Walla Walla Union Bulletin, 21 July 1995
1994 Fellowship Spotlight Interview in Artist Search, July / August issue
Master Works from a Young Artist by Ginny Mirriam for the Missoulian, 22 April 1994
Medicine Northwest: reproductions from U of W Medical Center Collection
Cutbank 42: Cover image from the University of Montana Collection
1993 Food for the Spirit by Mick Holbein on the Missoula Food Bank. Missoulian 14 July 1993
Cutbank 39: Cover & interior images in the University of Montana arts magazine
1991 Unstable Balance by Tom McTaggart for Reflex, November / December issue

Public Collections
Butte-Silverbow Arts Foundation; Butte, Montana
Butte Chamber of Commerce; Butte, Montana
City of Missoula: Flourishing, Seasons & Twilight murals on the Bitterroot Spur Trail
Fort Missoula History Museum: commissioned painting Settlement
Missoula Art Museum; Missoula, Montana
Missoula Food Bank; Interior mural created in 1993
Montana Museum of Art & Culture; Missoula, Montana
Montana Natural History Center: Exterior mural of native flora & fauna; Missoula
Saint Patrick Hospital, Institute of Medicine & Humanities; Missoula, Montana
University of Montana, School of Law: Survivor polychrome sculpture & mural; Missoula
University of Victoria; Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
University of Washington Medical Center; Seattle, Washington
YWCA of Walla Walla, Washington

Education
The University of Montana; Missoula, Montana: Master of Fine Arts, 1994
The Maryland Institute, College of Art; Baltimore, Maryland: Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1990
Studio Arts Center International; Florence, Italy: 1985-1986

Instruction
Willard Alternative High School: Instructor & Designer; Mural Projects 2014-2017
Montana Arts Council: MAP participant mentor, 2011-2014
Living Art of Montana: Images of Inspiration, Cancer & Creativity Workshop, 2010
Missoula Art Museum: Oil Painting & Drawing Classes, 2009-2010
Hellgate High School Senior Mentorship Program, 2006-2007
Holter Museum of Art; Visual Messages Workshop, September 2005
University of Montana: Adjunct Professor of Painting & Drawing 2000-2001

Biography

Stephanie J. Frostad has exhibited throughout the United States and abroad in Canada, China, Italy and New Zealand. Her work is held in numerous public and private collections. Frostad’s public art projects include the Radiant mural created for the Montana Natural History Center and a three-part 120-foot long mural created with art students from Willard Alternative High School on Missoula’s Bitterroot Trail. In 2017 Frostad received the Montana Arts Council’s Innovation Award. Self-employed as an artist since 1994, Frostad remains active as a teacher, mentor and speaker on art. She contributes regularly to benefit auctions at the Holter, Paris-Gibson Square, Missoula and Yellowstone Art Museums. Born and raised in Walla Walla, Washington, Frostad now makes her home in Missoula.