About the Artist

Abbreviated CV featuring selected Exhibitions, Awards, and Publications.

Education

M.F.A., Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, 1999.
B.F.A., University of Alaska Fairbanks Fairbanks, AK, 1996.

Professional Appointments

  • Term Instructor, University of Alaska Fairbanks Art Department, Fairbanks, AK (2013–Present)
  • Adjunct Instructor, University of Alaska Fairbanks Art Department, Fairbanks, AK (2007–2013)
  • Statewide Arts Coordinator, Alaska Geographic, Anchorage, AK (2007–2011)
  • Instructor, Various Artist Residency Workshops and Lectures (1994–Present)
  • Instructor, University of Alaska Summer Fine Arts Institute, Fairbanks, AK (1992–1995)

Grants and Awards

2015   United States Capitol Tree Project Award
2014   University of Alaska Fairbanks Collaborative Arts Council Award
2014   Alaska State Council on the Arts Governor’s Arts Award Commission
2014   Alaska State Council on the Arts Creative Capital Boot Camp Award
2014   Alaska State Council on the Arts Contemporary Art Bank Award
2013   Rasmuson Foundation Individual Artist Fellowship Award
2013   ASUAF Travel Grant
2009   Arthur J. Schaible Cultural Enrichment Fund Award
2007   Connie Boochever Artist Fellowship Award
2007   Austin Cooley Talent Grant
2006   Rasmuson Foundation Individual Artist Fellowship Award

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2015   Traces, Blue.Holloman Gallery, Anchorage, AK
2014   Signs, Bunnell Street Gallery, Homer, AK
2013   Ephemeris, Well Street Art Company, Fairbanks, AK
2010   Emergence, Well Street Art Company, Fairbanks, AK
2008   Gravities, Fetherston Gallery, Seattle, WA
2008   Migration, Bunnell Street Gallery, Homer, AK
2007   Linum, International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage, AK
2007   Cohesum, Well Street Art Company, Fairbanks, AK
2004   New Work, Well Street Art Company, Fairbanks, AK
2001   Veil, Commencement Art Gallery, Tacoma, WA
1999   Phylum, Pratt Galleries, Brooklyn, NY
1997   Cast, Site 250 Gallery, Fairbanks, AK

Selected Group Exhibitions and Juried Exhibitions

2017   In a Time of Change – Microbial Worlds*, Well Street Art Company, Fairbanks, AK
*Also serving as exhibition curator. (Upcoming)
2016   Alaska Biennial, Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, AK (Upcoming)
2016   Decolonizing Alaska, Bunnell Street Gallery, Homer, AK (Upcoming)
2015   Points North*, University of Alaska Museum of the North
*Also serving as exhibition co-curator. (Upcoming)
2015   It’s in the Air, Sculptural Installations, Various Subarctic Urban Sites, Fairbanks, AK
2015   It’s All Material, Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, AK
2014   University of Alaska Faculty Exhibition, UAF Art Gallery, Fairbanks, AK
2014   Anchorage Museum Gala, Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, AK
2014   Well Street Collection Exhibition, Well Street Art Company, Fairbanks, AK
2013   University of Alaska Faculty Exhibition, UAF Art Gallery, Fairbanks, AK
2013   Anchorage Museum Gala, Anchorage Museum, Anchorage AK
2012   D & C, AIGA Alaska, Alaska Center for Natural Medicine, Fairbanks, AK
2012   RISE, Interior Aids Association, Fairbanks, AK
2011   Around Here, Fairbanks Community Museum, Fairbanks, AK
2011   Gallery Artists, Fetherston Gallery, Seattle, WA
2010   Climate Change Invitational, Fairbanks Arts Association Bear Gallery,
Fairbanks, AK
2009   Ascension: Exploring the Art of Denali*, University of Alaska Museum of the North, Fairbanks, AK
*Also served as exhibition curator.
2009   Juror Award, Earth, Fire and Fibre XXVII, Anchorage Museum, Anchorage AK
2009   Northern Lights, Fetherston Gallery, Seattle, WA
2009   Physicality: Body, Shape, Form, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
2009   Abstract Painting, Bunnell Street Gallery, Homer, AK
2009   Spill, Bunnell Street Gallery, Homer, AK
2009   New Beginnings, Fetherston Gallery, Seattle, WA
2008   Abstract Painting, MTS Gallery, Anchorage, AK
2008   Northern Disclosure: Acquisitions of Contemporary Art in the Museum of the North Fine Art Collections, Bear Gallery, Fairbanks, AK
2008   The Doll Show, International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage, AK
2008   Concerning Climate Change: An Art and Science Collaboration, Pratt Museum, Homer, AK
2008   Attachments, International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage, AK
2008   Alaska Concept and Abstraction, Well Street Art Company, Fairbanks, AK
2007   Synthesis: Collaborations, Investigations and Discoveries*, International
Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage, AK
*Also served as exhibition curator.
2007   Second Place Award, Alaska Statewide Contemporary Art Juried Exhibition, Juried Exhibit, International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage, AK
2007   Salve, International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage, AK
2007   Second Place Award, Patterns of Influence, Juried Exhibition, Fairbanks Arts
Association, Bear Gallery, Fairbanks, AK
2007   BiPolar, The Annex Art Gallery, Ester, AK
Simultaneous exhibit held in Alaska in conjunction with the McMurdo Station, Antarctica
2006   Annual Governor’s Awards Exhibit, Alaska State Council of the Arts,
Anchorage, AK
2006   Bio/Med SciART, Juried International Exhibit, New York Hall of Science, New
York
2006   POLARities: Aesthetics / Experiments / Observations*, UA Museum of the
North, Fairbanks, AK
*Also served as exhibition curator.
2006   Skin, International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage, AK
2006   The Human Body, National Invitational Exhibit, Bunnell St. Gallery, Homer, AK
2006   Juror Award, All Alaska Juried XXXI, Juried Exhibit, Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, AK
2005   Will’s Creek Survey 2005, Juried International Exhibit, Allegany Arts Council,
Cumberland, MD
2004   Well Street Invitational, Well Street Art Company, Fairbanks, AK
2003   Double XX, Invitational Group Exhibit of Alaska Women Artists, Bear Gallery,
Fairbanks, AK
2000   Domestically Engendered, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA
1999   Phylum, Pratt East Gallery, New York, NY

 Collections

  • Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, AK
  • Swedish Hospital, Seattle, WA
  • University of Alaska Museum of the North, Fairbanks, AK
  • Various private individual collections in Alaska, the Pacific Northwest region, and throughout the US.

Selected Publications

  • Retrospective – Alaska’s Artists: Examining Ten Years of Investment in Alaska’s Contemporary Artists*, Sven Haakanson, Jr. and Amy Steffian, University of Alaska Press. (Upcoming)
    *Tentative Title
  • 2015 Arctic Science Conference Proceedings, 2015, Arctic Division AAAS, Fairbanks, AK (Upcoming)
  • Land and Environment in the North, 2011, Center for Cross Cultural Studies
  • Alaska Park Science Journal, Winter 2009, Alaska Region National Park Service
  • Earth, Fire, and Fibre XXVII, Exhibition Catalog, December 2009, Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, AK
  • 2009 Arctic Science Conference Proceedings, 2009, Arctic Division AAAS, Fairbanks, AK
  • Spill, Exhibition Catalog, 2009, Bunnell Street Art Gallery, Homer, AK
  • Images of the North: Conference Proceedings, Selected Conference Papers, 2009, Sverrir Jakobsson, Editor, Reykjavik Academy, Reykjavik, Iceland
  • 2008 Park Science in the Arctic Conference Proceedings, 2008, Alaska Region National Park Service
  • 2008 Arctic Science Conference Proceedings, 2008, Arctic Division AAAS, Fairbanks, AK
  • All Alaska Juried XXXII, Exhibition Catalog, 2008, Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK
  • Skin, Exhibition Catalog, 2006, International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage, AK
  • Pratt Auction, Exhibition Catalog, 2006, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA
  • All Alaska Juried XXXI, Exhibition Catalog, 2006, Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK

Magazine and Newspaper Articles

  • American Craft Council. “Library Card Project.” American Craft Magazine. December/January 2013/2014: 37.
  • Capps, Kris. “Fairbanks Artist Mentioned In National Magazine.” Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. 5 Dec. 2013: B2.
  • Richardson, Jeff. “Sculpting A Life.” Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. 29 May 2013: B1. (http://www.newsminer.com/news/local_news/fellowship-winner-annie-duffy-works-to-broaden-artistic-reputation/article_c371687a-c75f-11e2-a21b-001a4bcf6878.html)
  • American Craft Council. “Gallery.” American Craft Magazine. June/July 2006: 69.
  • Franich, Erica. “Bear Gallery exhibit shows work of top Alaska artists.” Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. 7 May 2010: Latitude 65 1. (http://newsminer.com/view/full_story/7357652/article-Bear-Gallery-exhibit-shows-work-of-top-Alaska-artists-?)
  • George, Rebecca. “A room with a view.” Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. 9 Oct. 2009: Latitude 65 1. (http://www.newsminer.com/news/2009/oct/07/denali-art-and-science-collide-museum-exhibit/)
  • Kapps, Kris. “Denali art and science collide at museum exhibit.” Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. 21 Oct. 2009: B4. (http://newsminer.com/view/full_story/3883713/article-Denali-art-and-science-collide-at-museum-exhibit?)
  • Smetzer, Mary Beth. “Artists look to science for inspiration.” Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. 3 Oct. 2006: B1. (http://www.newsminer.com/2006/10/03/2466/)
  • Smith, Dawnell. “Art and science merge in northern horizons show.” Anchorage Daily News. 9 Sept. 2007: E2. (http://www.adn.com/life/arts/story/9289899p-9204364c.html)
  • Smith, Dawnell. “Exhibit: Juried exhibition just about guarantees viewers a payoff.” Anchorage Daily News. 26 Jan. 2006: E2. (http://www.adn.com/life/story/7391851p-7304097c.html)