ANNA SEGNER
Website │ www.annasegner.com

Email │ annansegner@gmail.com

EDUCATION
Master of Fine Arts, Integrated Visual Arts
Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Graduated May 2019

Bachelor of Arts, Literature with Writing Emphasis and Studio Art
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, Winona, MN
Graduated May 2015

ART EXHIBITIONS

2019

  • Dear Earth, group exhibition, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
  • 20 Artists 20 Parks, artist residency, Iowa State Parks, Iowa Department of Natural Resources
  • Animals Among Us, solo exhibition, Waseca Art Center, Waseca, MN
  • Toy (with) Animals, solo MFA thesis exhibition, Design on Main, Ames, IA
  • Focus: Artist Grant Exhibition, Pioneer Room, Memorial Union, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
  • Iowa Visions, two-person exhibition, Bisignano Gallery, University of Dubuque
  • A Bevy: Studio Curiosities, group exhibition, Design on Main, Ames, IA
  • Octagonal: The All Media Exhibit, Octagon Art Center, Ames, IA, Juror: Jeanine Coupe Ryding

2018

  • Beyond the Pages of Nature, juried, solo exhibition, Paradise Center for the Arts Faribault, MN
  • Of a Feather: Birds in Art, Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center, Dowell, MD, Juror: Jennifer Daniels, Senior Landscape Architect, Smithsonian National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institution
  • Toy with Animals, solo exhibition, empty storefront, Main Street, Ames, IA
  • Focus: Artist Grant Exhibition, Pioneer Room, Memorial Union, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
  • Common Channel: Responses to Ledges State Park, Boone History Center, Boone, IA
  • 9th Annual Biorenewables Art Competition, Bioeconomy Institute, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
  • 50th National All Media, juried, Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA
  • Emerging Artist Exhibition: Mixed Media, juried, Lanesboro Arts Gallery, Lanesboro, MN

2017

  • Beyond the Pages of Nature, solo exhibition, Art Haus Gallery, Decorah, IA
  • Common Channel: Responses to Ledges State Park, Clear Lake Center for the Arts, Clear Lake, IA
  • Transcendence through Observation, two-person exhibition, Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA
  • Passing Voices, Invitation, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Ames, IA
  • Emerging Artist Juried Exhibition, Art Haus, Decorah, IA, Best of Show
  • Biorenewables Annual Exhibition, Bioeconomy Institute, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
  • Spring Semester Student Exhibition, Design on Main, Ames, IA
  • Fall Semester Student Exhibition, Design on Main, Ames, IA
  • First Juried Art Exhibition, Norseman Distillery, Minneapolis, MN
  • Ames Community Art Walk, Guest Artist at Melissa Stenstrom’s Fine Jewelry Store, Ames, IA
  • Iowa State Fair, Fine Arts Exhibition, Des Moines, IA

2016

  • Fall Semester Student Exhibition, Design on Main, Ames, IA
  • Emerging Artists Juried Exhibition, Art Haus, Decorah, IA
  • Emerging Artists Juried Exhibition, Crossings at Carnegie, Zumbrota, MN

2015

  • Evolved: Senior Art Exhibition, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, Winona, MN

2013

  • Juried Student Art Show, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, Winona, MN, Best of Show

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2018-Present

Instructor of Record, Design Studies 131 (Drawing Foundations), two sections, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
- Conduct lectures and demonstrations on foundational drawing

2016 - 2019

Graduate Communication Consultant, Writing and Media Center, ISU, Ames, IA

2017 - 2018

Teaching Assistant, Drawing 131 & Painting 213, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

WRITING POSITIONS

2016

Reporter, Owatonna People’s Press, Owatonna, MN

2014-16

Reporter, Steele County Times, Blooming Prairie, MN

2014-16

College Contributor, The Local Current blog, Minnesota Public Radio, Minneapolis, MN

2014-15

Writing Intern, Big River Magazine, Winona, MN

CONFERENCES & PANELS

2019

  • The Environment + Art Panel, Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA
  • Business of Arts Conference, Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA, Writing Consultant

2017

  • International Writing Center Association, Chicago, IL
    “Use of Foundational Drawing Exercises in Writing Center Practice” panel presenter

2015

  • The Museum of Russian Art Student Research Symposium, Minneapolis, MN, “The Micro and Macro of Russian Landscape Art”

2014

  • The Museum of Russian Art Student Research Symposium, Minneapolis, MN, “The Representation of Empire in Mikhail Lermontov’s Painting and Prose”
  • Undergraduate Conference of Language, Literature, and Writing, Dubuque, IA, “The 31st of October” Creative Short Fiction Presenter

2013

  • Undergraduate Conference of Language, Literature, and Writing, Dubuque, IA, “The Self Portrait” Creative Short Fiction Presenter

PUBLICATIONS & MEDIA

2019

  • KURE 88.5 Ames Alternative, Ames, IA, “Women in the Arts”
    Interview about gender and racial equality in the arts and female artist inspiration
  • Uplift Iowa, a website dedicated to support art by women and members of the LGBTQ community, “Anna Segner: Artist Feature,” discussed in light of MFA Thesis Exhibition

2018

  • Collective Terrain, Chicago-based digital arts publication exploring humanity’s complicated relationship to land (published artwork)
  • Trail Tails, “Common Channels,” John Cunnally
    Painting, Transient, discussed as part of group exhibition
  • Owatonna People’s Press/ Faribault Daily News, “Owatonna artist among featured artists at Faribault’s Paradise Center,” Misty Schwab

2017

  • Flyway, Journal of Writing and Environment, Iowa State University (published 3 artworks)
  • KHOI Community Radio, Ames, IA, “Artist Nesting Habits,” Ursula Ruedenberg, Interview about exhibition Transcendence through Observation
  • KRFO Radio, Owatonna, MN, “Fair Talk with Todd Hale”
    Interview about commission mural advertising Steele County Free Fair

2016

  • Owatonna Today, Public Television, Owatonna, MN, “An Interview with Artist: Anna Segner”
    Interview about exhibition at Perfect Day Cakes, Owatonna, MN

2012-16

  • Christopher Vondracek’s collection of poetry, Minneapolis, MN (Cover illustrations)
    How to Sustain a Movement, 2016
    Some of my Best Friends are Corporations, 2015
    Cancel my Subscription, 2014