Resume and Bibliography


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Selected Exhibitions:

Martha Glowacki's Natural History, Observations and Reflections. Chazen Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI (2017, solo exhibition)

Rituals and Reenactments. Abel Contemporary Gallery, Stoughton, WI (2021, solo exhibition)

If Only We Had Met: Six Stories.  Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI (2013-14, solo exhibition) 

Arts / Industry: Collaboration and Revelation.  John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI (2014) 

Loca Miraculi / Rooms of Wonder.  Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI (2008-13, solo exhibition) 

Paths that Cross Will Cross Again.  Lawrence University, Appleton, WI (2011);  Edgewood College, Madison, WI (2012)

Private Science. INOVA Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI (2011, solo exhibition)

Echoes. Charles Allis Museum, Milwaukee, WI (2011)

Wisconsin Triennial. Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI (2010)

The Celestial World: the Work of Martha Glowacki, Karen Hanmer and William Laven.  Edna Carlsten Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (2009)

Women of Metal.  Crossman Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (2008)

Starry Transit.  Madison, Madison, WI  (2005, solo exhibition)

Emblems, Allegories, and Natural Appearances.  Wisconsin Academy Gallery, Madison, WI   (2004)

Paste, Nail, Weld:  the Art of Collage, Assemblage, and the Found Object.  Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, WI   (2003)

Generating Connections.  The Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA (2002)

Cabinets of Curiosities:  Four Artists, Four Visions.  Elvehjem Museum of Art, Madison, WI (2000)

Private Science. Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters, Madison, WI  (2000, solo exhibition)

Wisconsin Triennial. Madison Art Center, Madison, WI   (1999, 1996, 1993)

Casts of Character.  John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI   (1996)

Dreams and Visions.  Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee, WI   (1995)

Public Inquiries, Uncommon Solutions.  University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI   (1994)

Out of the Fire:  Contemporary Cast Iron.  The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL   (1994)

Curiosities of Earth and Sky.  Madison Art Center, Madison, WI   (1994, solo exhibition)

Fine Specimens.  Michael Lord Gallery, Milwaukee, WI   (1994, solo exhibition)

Passion, Politics, and Poetry:  Storytelling in Twentieth Century American Craft.  Craft Alliance Gallery, St. Louis, MO, with traveling venues.   (1993—95)

Sculptural Concerns:  Contemporary American Metalworking.  Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH, with traveling venues.   (1993—95)




Print Publications:

Martha Glowacki’s Natural History, Observations and Reflections (exhibition catalog). Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, WI, 2017.

Martha Glowacki: Science, Art, and Style. Glen R. Brown, Metalsmith, 2018, volume 38, number 1.  Download pdf

If Only We Had Met: Six Stories (exhibition publication). Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI, 2013. Download pdf

Loca Miraculi/Rooms of Wonder (exhibition catalog).  MilwaukeeArt Museum, Milwaukee, WI, 2008

Open Doors, Rooms of Wonder. Sarah Fayen, Wisconsin People and Ideas, winter 2009, volume 55, number 1  Download pdf

Starry Transit (exhibition publication).  MadisonMuseum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI, 2005  Download pdf

Star Struck (exhibition review).  WisconsinState Journal, September 11, 2005.

Night Light (exhibition review).  Capital Times, Madison, WI, September 8, 2005.

Art Meets Science.  Isthmus, Madison, WI, January 9, 2004.

Cabinets of Curiosities:  Four Artists, Four Visions (exhibition catalog).  Elvehjem Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2000.  Download pdf of essay

Martha Glowacki:  Curiosities of Earth and Sky (exhibition publication).  Tina Yapelli, MadisonArtCenter, Madison, WI, 1994. Download pdf.

Measure and Alchemy.  Michael Ann Carley, Metalsmith magazine, volume 14, number 4, pages 15-21, 1994.


Video links:

Loca Miraculi / Rooms of Wonder videos, produced by the Chipstone Foundation in 2009:


Animal, Vegetable, Mineral

Ceramics Room Introduction

Ceramics Room Cabinets


Collections and Connections: 150 Years of the Wisconsin Academy, produced by the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters in 2020:



Martha Glowacki's Natural History:

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