Education


1996


Platt College | Computer Graphics | Highest honors

1990


University of Colorado, Boulder | MFA | Studio Art | magna cum laude

1987


Augustana College | BA | Art | magna cum laude

1986


HECUA | Colombia | Nicaragua | Puerto Rico


Liturgical and Public Art


2017

El Jardín de los Sueños | 82 sq. ft. ceramic mosaic | Sonia Sotomayor Elementary School | Sioux Falls, SD

2017

Flights of Fancy | 2 ceramic mosaics, 288 sq. ft. | Main Terminal | Sioux Falls Regional Airport | Sioux Falls, SD | TSP Architects PC

2017

Foucault’s Dream | 38 ft. tall Foucault Pendulum | Froiland Science Center | Augustana University, Sioux Falls, SD | SmithGroupJJR and TSP Architects, PC

2016


The Rosary Windows | 10 ecclesiastical stained glass windows, 200 sq. ft. | Our Lady of Loreto Catholic Parish, Foxfield, CO | David Owen Tryba Architects, PC

2016

Matchbrush | Two 6-color epoxy terrazzo floor designs, 818 sq. ft. | Edith Sanford Breast Center | Sioux Falls, SD | Architecture Incorporated

2016

Rainbow’s End | 23-color, 79,500 sq. ft. epoxy terrazzo floor | Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport: Terminal 3, Concourse E, Concourse F, Fort Lauderdale, FL | Collaboration with artist David Griggs | Singer Architects, PC | Gresham, Smith and Partners, PC

2015


Holy Spirit | 5 tumbled smalti floor mosaics, 150 sq. ft. | Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Sioux Falls, SD | TSP Architects, PC

2014


St. Michaels | 3 tumbled smalti floor mosaics, 180 sq. ft. | St. Michaels Catholic Church, Sioux Falls, SD | TSP Architects, PC

2014


The Heavenly Jerusalem Windows | 16 ecclesiastical stained glass windows, 300 sq. ft. | Our Lady of Loreto Catholic Parish, Foxfield, CO | David Owen Tryba Architects, PC

2012


Starwheel | 16-color, 1800 sq. ft. epoxy terrazzo floor mosaic | Hubert H. Humphrey Terminal 2, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport | Minneapolis, Minnesota | Metropolitan Airports Commission

2011


Gloria Dei | 24 ecclesiastical stained glass windows, 750 sq. ft. | Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls, SD | Koch Hazard, PC

2011


Learning to Fly | 9-color, 38,500 sq. ft. epoxy terrazzo floor | Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta | O’Neill O’Neill Procinsky, PC and Flad, PC

2009


Turtle Island Monument | Fountain project consisting of four 200 lb. bronze turtles and eight 36-inch diameter stone medallions | Berkeley City Hall, to be installed in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Park | City of Berkeley, CA

2006


Prairie Spiral | Augustana Visual Arts Center | 400 sq. ft. indoor plaza ceramic floor mosaic | Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD | Group II, PC

2002


Algorithmic Tapestry | Engineering Centers Building | 7-color, 10,200 sq. ft. epoxy terrazzo floor | University of Wisconsin, Madison | Wisconsin State Arts Board | Kohn Pederson Fox Associates, PC, and Flad, PC

2002


Wingscape | Hurst Hall | 175 ft. stone frieze; 13,000 piece ceramic tile murals, and two stone columns | Western State College, Gunnison, CO | Colorado Council on the Arts | collaboration with David Griggs (artist) | Davis Partnership, PC

2002


Community, Technology, and Innovation | The National Cable Televsion Center and Museum | Five digital murals, largest 50 x 12 ft. | University of Denver, Denver, CO | collaboration with David Griggs | RNL Design, PC

2000


Solstice Window | Center of Southwest Studies | Precast concrete window with an opening in the shape of a spiral aligned to the summer solstice sunrise | Ft. Lewis College, Durango, CO | Colorado Council on the Arts | with Don Asquin (astronomer) | Klipp Colussy Jenks DuBois Architects, PC

1998


Biomatrices | Two 17 ft. diameter stone floor rosaces | Laboratory and Radiation Services Building | Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment, Denver, CO | Colorado Council on the Arts | Davis Partnership, Architects, PC

1997


Ha-no-oo: Star Calendar | 500 sq. ft. outdoor granite and marble sidewalk | 16th & California Street Light Rail Station | Regional Transportation District, Denver, CO

1992


Quincentenary Project | 100 burnt tipis and 29 historical markers | Denver Civic Center Park and State capitol lawn | Fourth World Center, UCD, Denver, CO | collaboration with Dave Greenlund (artist) and the American Indian Movement of Colorado

1992


Reconciliation Project | 22 burnt tipis and 9 historical markers | Nobel Institute Peace Prize Forum and the Chapel of Reconciliation | Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD | collaboration with artist Dave Greenlund


Exhibitions


2017

Derix Glasstudios nie tylko witraże | Centrum Dziedzictwa Szkła Krosno, Poland
Koinè | Fiera di Vicenza | Vicenza, Italy

2016

Derix Galerie | Taunusstein, Germany

2015

Augustana Faculty Show, Eide/Dalrymple Gallery, Augustana University, Sioux Falls, SD

2014


Into the Dark: Artists Exploring Dark Matter | Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD | Black Hills State University, Spearfish, SD | Dahl Art Museum, Rapid City, SD | Washington Pavilion, Sioux Falls, SD

2013


Into the Dark: Artists Exploring Dark Matter | Lead Deadwood Art Center, Lead, SD | South Dakotans for the Arts: State Arts Conference, Pierre, SD | ARCC, Aberdeen, SD

2012


P3 | Washington Pavilion | Sioux Falls, SD
South Dakota College Art Association Conference | South Dakota State University | Brookings, SD

2011


Faculty Exhibition | Eide/Dalrymple Gallery | Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD

2010


Then and Now | Eide/Dalrymple Gallery | Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD

2009


P3 | Washington Pavilion | Sioux Falls, SD
South Dakota College Art Association Faculty Exhibition | Eide/Dalrymple Gallery | Augustana College | Sioux Falls, SD
Faculty Show | Eide/Dalrymple Gallery | Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD
Eastbank Art Gallery | Sioux Falls, SD
Perspectives on Diversity | Horse Barn Art Center | Sioux Falls, SD
Endless Imagination: South Dakota Governor’s Third Biennial Art Exhibition | South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center, Pierre, SD

2008


Endless Imagination: South Dakota Governor’s Third Biennial Art Exhibition | Journey Museum, Rapid City, SD | South Dakota Art Museum, Brookings, SD | Dacotah Prairie Museum, Aberdeen, SD | University of South Dakota Art Galleries, Vermillion, SD

2007


Figure Drawing | Horse Barn Art Center | Sioux Falls, SD
South Dakota College Art Association Conference | Johnson Fine Arts Gallery | Northern State University | Aberdeen, SD
Viewing Program | The Drawing Center | New York, NY
The South Dakota College and University Art Faculty Invitational | South Dakota Art Museum | Brookings, SD | Dakota Discovery Museum, Mitchell, SD

2006


South Dakota College Art Association Conference | University of South Dakota Main Gallery | Vermillion, SD
Las Vegas Arts Council, NM
Augustana Art Faculty Exhibition | Eide/Dalrymple Gallery | Augustana College | Sioux Falls, SD
The Nude International | Loudoun House Gallery | Lexington, KY

2005


Small Print Show | Open Press Gallery | Denver, CO

2004


Life Drawing | solo exhibition | Hye Studio, Denver, CO

2003


The Show: Southwest Juried Exhibition | Museum of Fine Arts | Santa Fe, NM
Drawings | William Havu Gallery | Denver, CO

2002


Beyond Bricks & Mortar | Gallery of Design | University of Wisconsin | Madison, WI

2001


The Photography Show | William Havu Gallery | Denver, CO
101 Vampires | GOOG | Denver, CO

1999


Solo Exhibition | Dulaney Architecture | Denver, CO

1998


Annual Show | Art Directors Club of Denver | Denver, CO
Solo Exhibition | Dulaney Architecture | Denver, CO
Arts on Vine | Denver, CO
Canyon Crossing Gallery | Brattleboro, VT

1997


IAC Contemporary Art | Albuquerque, NM

1996


William King Regional Arts Center | Abingdon, VA
Nuestra Señora II: Contemporary Visions | Guadalupe Fine Art | Santa Fe, NM

1995


Paintings 1995 | Nicolaysen Art Museum | Casper, WY
Eide/Dalrymple Gallery | Augustana College | Sioux Falls, SD
Five State Photography Exhibition | Hays Arts Center | Hays, KS
Robert A. Peck Arts Center | Riverton, WY

1994


Lure of the Local | Lucy Lippard curator | UMC Gallery | Boulder, CO

1993


All Hallow’s Eve | UMC Gallery | Boulder, CO
501 Blues | Core Gallery | Denver, CO
Annual Juried Photography Exhibition | Long Island Arts Council | Freeport, NY

1992


Solo Faculty Exhibition | Gustavus Adolphus College | St. Peter, MN
American Indian Resistance | UMC Gallery | Boulder, CO

1991


Social Commentary II | Core Gallery | Denver, CO

1990


Removed Epiphanies | M.F.A. Exhibition | University of Colorado Art Galleries | Boulder, CO
Caravan to El Salvador | Rocky Mountain Peace Center | Boulder, CO
Aesthetiphobia II | Pirate | Denver, CO
Images of El Salvador | Chicano Humanities & Arts Council | Denver, CO
Religious Legend, Lore and Myth | Sioux City Arts Center | Sioux City, IA

1989


Rochester Fine Arts Center | Rochester, MN
Our Lady of Guadalupe | Colorado Institute of Art | Denver, CO

1988


Dahl Arts Center | two-person show | Rapid City, SD

1987


B.A. Exhibition | Gallery 306 | Sioux Falls, SD

1986


Salvador | two-person show | Morrison Commons | Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD
Core Gallery | Denver, CO


Bibliography


2017

Project cameo on Vintage Flip, Season 2, Episode 8, HGTV, July 2017.
“Back to a Stained-Glass Future: The Work of Scott Parsons at Our Lady of Loreto Church and Gothic Stained Glass,” by Kenneth von Roenn, Faith & Form: The International Journal on Religion, Art and Architecture, Vol. L, No. 2, 2017.
 “The Work of Scott Parsons at Our Lady of Loreto,” by Kenneth von Roenn, Stained Glass Quarterly, Spring 2017.
“Red spiral marks day of solstice at Fort Lewis College,” Durango Herald, June 21, 2017
Quincy Snowdon, “Art Project to Add Character, Color to New Aurora Rec Center,” Aurora Sentinel, May 26, 2017
“Airport Adds Collection of Local Art,” Argus Leader, Jan. 9, 2017

2016

Dr. Christine Jung, 150 Jahre Derix Glasstudios, Taunusstein, Drucklegung, 2016
 Michael J. Crosbie, “Annual Awards Issue,” Faith & Form: The International Journal on Religion, Art and Architecture, Volume XLIX, No. 4, 2016

“Faith & Form Reveal 2016’s Top 28 Religious Buildings,” Architecture & Design, Dec. 14, 2016
Antonia Blumberg, “28 Sacred Spaces that Capture the Stunning Beauty of Religious Architecture,” The Huffington Post, Dec. 14, 2016
Kit Doyle, “Architecture Award Winners Use Natural Light to Give a Sense of the Divine,” Religion News Service, Dec. 12, 2016
“28 Faith & Form Award-Winning Projects from Around the Globe,” Arch Daily, December 6, 2016
Aaron Lambert, “Rosary Mysteries Stun in New Windows,” Denver Catholic, July 11–24, 2016

2015


Michael J. Crosbie, “Annual Awards Issue,” Faith & Form: The International Journal on Religion, Art and Architecture, Volume XLVIII, No. 4, 2015
Jeff Favre, “Big Award for Artist is Chance to Inspire” The Lutheran, June 2015
Front cover, “2014–2015 AIA South Dakota Design Awards,” Architecture SD, Volume 5, Number 1, Winter 2014–15

2014


Michael J. Crosbie, “Annual Awards Issue,” Faith & Form: The International Journal on Religion, Art and Architecture, Volume XLVII, No. 4, 2014
Colleen O’Connor, “Abstract Angels,” The Denver Post Front Page, Sunday Dec. 22, 2014
Colleen Smith, producer, “Angels Alleluia: Nine Orders of Angels According to Scriptures, Saints and Scholars,” PBS Documentary Film, Rocky Mountain PBS, Dec. 22, 2014
Jill Callison, “Art on the Floor: Local Church Adds Stunning Mosaics to Floor,” Argus Leader, Dec. 13, 2014
Blaise Keller, “Church Mosaic Honors Deceased Member,” KDLT-TV, Dec. 11, 2014
Virginia Olson, “Scott Parsons’ Mission is Public Art,” Argus Leader, Nov. 29, 2014
Sonya Ellingboe, Foxfield Church’s Glass Offers Astonishing Art, Littleton Independent, March 26, 2014.
Julie Filby, “Windows Reflect Kingdom of God,” Denver Catholic Register, March 12, 2014
Julie Filby, “New Windows Reflecting ‘Heavenly Denver’ to be Blessed,” Denver Catholic Register, March 4, 2014

2013


Sam Hitchmough, “‘It’s Not Your Country Any More.’ Contested National Narratives and the Columbus Day Parade Protests in Denver,” European Journal of American Culture, 32:3, pp. 263–283, doi: 10.1386/ejac.32.3.263_1, September 2013
“Commissioning Beauty,” American Craft, August-September 2013
Zoe Yabrove, “RTD Art: Scott Parsons at the Lakewood and Wadsworth Station,” blogs.westword.com, August 9, 2013
David O’Hara, “Rebel Without a Camera: Museums, Images, and Memory,” slowperc.blogspot.com, August 7, 2013
Amy Varland, “South Dakota Artists Explore Dark Matter,” South Dakota Public Broadcasting, July 11, 2013
Dale Rodebaugh, “Spiraling Summer Solstice at FLC: Audience Watches Astronomy Projection,” Durango Herald, June 21, 2013

2012


“Mosaic Designed by Scott Parsons Unveiled at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport,” The Augustana, Autumn 2012
John Weibes, “Twin Cities Airport’ Humphrey Expansion Sets Stage for Growth, Pioneer Press, October 11, 2012
Starwheel dedication coverage, KARE-MIN (NBC), KSTP-MIN (ABC), KAAL (ABC) Rochester, October 10, 2012
“Gloria Dei”, The Stained Glass Quarterly (article), Cover, Volume 107, Summer 2012

2011


Renee Wielenga, “Coloring His World,” Northwest Iowa Review, June 25, 2011
Dale Rodebaugh, “On Year’s Longest Day, A Special View,” Durango Herald, June 21, 2011
Perry Groten, “Gloria Dei’s Gospel in Glass,” KELO, June 17, 2011
Trent Opstedahl, “South Dakota History in Glass,” Argus Leader, June 16, 2011
“Stained Glass Installation,” KSFY, June 15, 2011

2010


Virginia Olson, “Artist Scott Parsons Finds Motivation in Public Art,” Argus Leader, November 7, 2010
Carol Berry, “Columbus Day Protest Widens,” Indian Country Today, October 10, 2011
Kirstie Wollman, “Painters, Poets, Professors,” Augustana Mirror, January 22, 2010
Jodi Lundgren, P3 Exhibition Catalog, Washington Pavilion, 2010
“Solstice Window,” Culture Now: Museum Without Walls, culturenow.org, 2010

2009


Ed Kaiser, “CCIS Tour,” Edmonton Journal, October 19, 2009
Mitch Putnam, “Torso Art Print,” omgposters.com, October 15, 2009
Emily Spartz, “Studying David,” Argus Leader, October 15, 2009
Katie Buford, “Summer Solstice”, Durango Herald, June 22, 2009
Mitch Davis, “Center of Southwest Studies Solstice Event,” Pagosa Springs Daily News, June 15, 2009
Mitch Putnam, “Firmament Art Print,” omgposters.com, February 24, 2009

2008


Azusa Ono, Crossroads of Indian Country: Native American Community in Denver, 1950-2005, Arizona State University, 2008
Art·n·Transit: A Rider’s Guide to Public Art on RTD’s Transit System, Denver Colorado, 2008
Ashley White, “Art Professor Blends History, Tradition in Public Art Project,” Augustana Mirror, October 10, 2008
Mary Delorie, “Starring Scott Parsons,” HECUA Newsline, Spring 2008
Jay Kirschenmann. “Gift of Warhol Photos Arrives at Augustana,” Argus Leader, March 23, 2008
“Exhibit Celebrates Art, Artists of South Dakota,” Rapid City Journal, February 18, 2008
“Journey Hosts Governor’s Third Biennial Art Exhibition,” The Turtle Times, Winter 2008
Jay Kirschenmann, “Artful Amphibians,” Argus Leader, December 20, 2007, reprinted in Augustana Today, Spring 2008

2007


Christina Knickerbocker, “Solstice Spiral,” Special to the Durango Herald, June 22, 2007
Mitch Davis, “Summer Arrives Right on Cue,” Messenger, June/July 2007
Jay Kirschenmann, “Can Do, Can Teach: Art Exhibit Shows Off Works by State’s Faculty,” Argus Leader, May 31, 2007
Alan Van Ormer, “Art Elements Add to Architecture,” Prairie Business, November 2006

2006


Jay Kirschenmann, “New Home for Augie Art” Argus Leader, September 22, 2006
Emily Drommerhausen, “The Center for Visual Arts: Inspiration, Installation,” Augustana Today, Spring 2006
“Drawing Professor’s Mosaic Growing at Augustana,” Argus Leader, Feb. 4, 2006
“Artist’s Mosaic Reflecting South Dakota to Adorn Floor,” Argus Leader, Jan. 27, 2006
Greg Lund, News, KELO-TV, Sioux Falls, January 26, 2006

2005


Ron Robinson, “Art Coming and Going, Here Frozen in Time,” Etc., May 2005

2003


NTMA, “Honor Award: Job of the Year,” Architectural Record, September, 2003
“2002 in Review: Public Art,” Art in America, August, 2003

2002


Jacob Stockinger, “Exhibit Turns Spotlight on Percent for Art,” Wisconsin Week, November 20, 2002
Jacob Stockinger, “A Pittance for Beauty,” The Capital Times, October 30, 2002
“New Engineering Building is a Center for the Arts, Too,” University of Wisconsin News, September 9, 2002
Karen Rivedal, “Science Into Art,” Wisconsin State Journal, July 10, 2002

2001


“Recent Projects,” Public Art Review 25, Fall/Winter, 2001
Roberta Bloom, “Art in Public Places,” Colorado Visions, Fall, 2001
Mary Voelz Chandler, “101 Vampires’ a Mouthful,” Rocky Mountain News, October 5, 2001
Michael Paglia, “Summertime Views,” Westword, July 26, 2001
Mary Voelz Chandler, “Gallery Stages ‘Group Portrait’,” Rocky Mountain News, July 13, 2001
Judith Reynolds, “Artwork Shines at FLC Solstice Celebration,” Durango Herald (front page), June 22, 2001
“Best Bets,” Denver Post, June 22, 2001

2000


Roberta Bloom, “Our Public Art Collection: An Expression of Colorado,” Colorado Visions, Spring, 2000

1998


Joe Miller, “Stereotype This: Concrete Amnesia,” Art Papers, November/December 1998
“Recent Projects,” Public Art Review 19, Fall/Winter, 1998
Art in Public Places 1977–1998 (incl. cover image), Colorado Council on the Arts
“Commissions-in-Brief,” Sculpture, October, 1998
“Biomatrices,” Colorado Visions, Fall, 1998
“Recent Projects,” Public Art Review 18, Spring/Summer, 1998
Romalyn Tilghman, “Around and About,” Arts Rag, January, 1988
Roberta Kaserman, “Art in Public Places,” Colorado Visions, January, 1998

1997


Lucy R Lippard, The Lure of the Local: Place in a Multicentered Society, New York: The New Press, 1997
Deborah Karasov, “American Grounding: Comments on the Art of Elegy,” Public Art Review 17, Fall/Winter, 1997
Pauline Turner Strong, “Exclusive Labels: Indexing the National ‘We’ Commemorative and Oppositional Exhibitions”, Museum Anthropology, 21, pp. 42–56, March, 1997.
Jeff Bradley, “Stories Spice Walkway’s Dedication,” Denver Post, October 22, 1997
Helen Davis, “Stars Under Their Feet,” Denver Post (front page), October 21, 1997
David Gregg, News 4, KCNC-TV Denver, October 20, 1997
David Gregg, First News, KCNC-TV Denver, September 29, 1997

1994


Steven Rosen, “Grants a Reward to Colorado Artists for Creative Innovation,” Denver Post, November 20, 1994
Ed Greene, “Interview with Jacquie Creazzo,” KCNC-TV Denver, April 22, 1994
Kathy Kaiser, “Panorama Picks: The Lure of the Local,” Boulder Weekly, April 7, 1994

1993


Julie Jargon, “Eerie ‘Hallow’s Eve’ Exhibit Opens at UMC Galleries,” Campus Press, October 21–27, 1993
Tom Noel, “Aim Aims to End Columbus Day Clashes with Aspen in Civic Center,” Denver Post, October 16, 1993
“Día de las Brujas,” Silver & Gold Record, October 14, 1993
Mark A Sills and Glenn T Morris, Eds, Indigenous Peoples’ Politics, Denver: University of Colorado, 1993
Lucy R Lippard, “Sniper’s Nest: Folding the Tents,” Z Magazine, May, 1993
Denise Uyehara, “Counter-Memorial,” High Performance, Spring, 1993
Mary Motian-Meadows, “Reflections on Native American Art in Colorado,” Colorado Arts, December–January, 1993

1992


Glenn T. Morris, “American Indian Movement of Colorado Stops Columbus Day Parade in Denver,” American Indian Anti-Defamation Council Newsletter, December, 1992
Ken Abbott, “Tepee Display Symbolizes Indian Massacre,” Chronicle of Higher Education, October 28, 1992
“Burnt Offering,” Colorado Daily, October 21, 1992
“Tepees of Protest,” Boulder Daily Camera, October 20, 1992
“In the Spirit of Crazy Horse,” Campus Press (CU-Boulder), October 15
CNN, October 13, 1992
Gemma Lockhart, “A Day to Come Together,” USA Today, October 12, 1992
Patrick O’Driscoll, J Sebastian Sinisi, Jim Carrier, “Columbus Parade Canceled,” Denver Post, October 11, 1992
Ward Merchant, “Columbus Parade Canceled,” Associated Press, October 11, 1992
“Columbus Day Parade Canceled to Avoid Protests,” Los Angeles Times | Times Wire Services, October 11, 1992
Michael Mehle, “Tepee Skeletons to Haunt Parade Route,” Rocky Mountain News, October 10, 1992
Jim Carrier, “Marchin’ Orders Out for Parade,” Denver Post, October 10, 1992
Mosaic: Special on the Quincentenary, KCNC-TV Denver, October 10, 1992
KCNC-TV, KUSA-TV, KMGH-TV news coverage, Denver, October 9–10, 1992
“Indians, Italians Discuss Parade,” Associated Press, September 23, 1992
Jim Carrier, “Collision Course for Parade, Tepees,” Denver Post (front page), September 22, 1992
Doug Detisch, “Professor Captures Life through Photos,” St. Peter Herald, February 6, 1992

1990


Manu Ghasfari, “Latin American News”, Interview, KGNU-Boulder County Public Radio, August 5, 1990
Carmen Atilano, “Images of El Salvador,” Quinto Sol, March, 1990

1987


Charles Nauman, “Painter Depicts Struggle, Hope in Latin America,” Rapid City Journal, September 20, 1987
Laurel Hensel and Kurt Reichardt, Editors, Moments, Chicago: National Lutheran Campus Ministry, 1987
David Galusha and Jeanne Moore, Editors, “A World at War,” Catholic Teen, October, 1987


Writings


tbc


Scott Parsons, “Art in Architecture: Concept, Metaphor, and Design Play an Important Role in Linking Site-Responsive Public Art to the Built and Natural Landscape,” AIA Architecture SD, (forthcoming)

2010


David O’Hara and Scott Parsons, “Visual Culture and the Sacred: Creative Acts of Resistance and Redemption in Art, Film, and New Media,” in Beyond Belief: Theoaesthetics or Just Old-Time Religion, edited by Ronald R. Bernier, volume editor, Wipf and Stock Publishers, Eugene, Oregon, 2010

1999


Scott Parsons, “Artist’s Statement,” Leonardo, MIT Press, 32:3, 1999


Honors


2016


Religious Art: Visual Arts Award (Our Lady of Loreto) | Faith & Form Magazine and the Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art, and Architecture (IFRAA)

2016


Terrazzo Design Excellence Award | Central States Terrazzo Association

2015


Religious Art: Visual Arts Award (St. Michael Parish) | Faith & Form Magazine and the Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art, and Architecture (IFRAA)

2014


Religious Art: Visual Arts Award (Our Lady of Loreto) | Faith & Form Magazine and the Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art, and Architecture (IFRAA)

2014


Religious Art: Visual Arts Award (Gloria Dei) | Faith & Form Magazine and the Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art, and Architecture (IFRAA)

2014


CoD+A (Collaboration of Design and Art) Top 100 Projects Award

2014


Honor Award | National Terrazzo and Mosaic Association

2013


CoD+A (Collaboration of Design and Art) Top 100 Projects Award

2013


Jane Zaloudek Award | Augustana College, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

2013


Artist Residency | Holden Village, Chelan, Washington

2011


Canadian Terrazzo Award | Terrazzo, Tile & Marble Association of Canada

2011


Project of the Year | Terrazzo, Tile & Marble Association of Canada

2009


Augustana Research/Artist Fund Award: “Prints, Paintings and Drawings: Reflections, Condemnation, and Transformation” | ARAF Committee | Augustana College

2008


Honorable Mention | South Dakota Governor’s Third Biennial Art Exhibition

2008


Augustana College Mellon Fund | Curator Dan Siedell, art critic and curator | Co-sponsored by the Art Department and Religion and Philosophy, with Dr. O’Hara

2007


Augustana College International Travel Grant (Peru) | International Studies Steering Committee | Augustana College

2006


Augustana College Course Development Award: “Visual Culture and the Sacred: Creative Acts of Resistance and Redemption in Art, Film, and New Media” with Dr. David O’Hara | Capstone Committee | Augustana College

2004


Golden Trowel Award | International Masonry Institute

2002


Honor Award: Job of the Year | National Terrazzo and Mosaic Association

2001


Work Sample Finalist | Creative Capital, NY

2000


Research Grant: The Lost Medicine People: A Northern Arapaho Oral History | Colorado Endowment for the Humanities

1999


Artist Project Grant: The Colorado Powwow Highway | Colorado Council on the Arts

1998


Open Studio: The Arts Online Award | Colorado Council on the Arts

1998


Annual Show: Award of Excellence | Art Directors Club of Denver, CO

1996


Tier III Award | Scientific and Cultural Facilities District | Denver, CO

1995


COVisions Project Grant | Colorado Council on the Arts

1994


Fellowship | Art Matters, Inc., NY

1992


Quincentenary Award | Chinook Fund | Denver, CO

1992


Lakota Wopila Honoring Dance | American Indian Movement of Colorado | Denver Indian Center | Denver, CO

1990


Dean’s Small Grant Award | University of Colorado | Boulder, CO

1987


Harold Spitznagle Medal for Achievement in Art | Augustana College | Sioux Falls, SD

1983-87


Regents Scholar Award | Augustana College | Sioux Falls, SD

1970-73


Drawing Awards | The Noel and Andy Show | KMGH-TV | Denver, CO

1972


Third Place (Age 7) | Samsonite International Lego Building Contest

1970


Tenth Place (Age 5) | Samsonite International Lego Building Contest



Registries


2007


The Drawing Center | New York



Academic Appointments


2014–16


Chair, Art Department | Augustana College | Sioux Falls, SD

2011–present


Associate Professor of Art | Augustana College | Sioux Falls, SD

2005–11


Assistant Professor of Art | Augustana College | Sioux Falls, SD

1996–05


Instructor | Platt College | Aurora, CO

1995


Instructor | Denver School of the Arts | Denver, CO

1994–95


Substitute Teacher | Denver Public Schools | Denver, CO

1992–93


Visiting Instructor | Gustavus Adolphus College | St Peter, MN

1988–90


Graduate Part-Time Instructor (Instructor of Record) | University of Colorado at Boulder | Boulder, CO