Current Plaudits

MaryDorsey Wanless

Associate professor, art

Journal articles

  • "2008 Exhibition Collection," Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft. Collins, Colo. (January 2009).
  • Plains Song Review vol. IX, University of Nebraska Center for Great Plains Studies
  • Light Leaks Magazine no. 9. 

Solo exhibitions

  • "Evidence of Ageing," MFA Thesis Shop, Chapman Gallery, Kansas State University, Manhattan

Invited group exhibitions

  • "Evidence: Two Visions," Varney's Gallery, Manhattan, Kan. (with Angelique Rabus)
  • Associate Members Show, Collective Art Gallery, Topeka
  • Washburn University Faculty Show 2008, Mulvane Art Museum, Topeka
  • "The Magic of Mirrors," Mulvane Art Museum Invitational Exhibit, Topeka
  • "Prairie Visions," Junction City (Kan.) Arts Council (with Marguerite Perret, Betsy Roe and Glenda Taylor)
  • "Prairie Earth: An Installation Exploring the Kansas Native Landscape," Wichita (Kan.) Art Museum (with Marguerite Perret, Betsy Roe and Glenda Taylor)
  • "Pieces of Eight," Book Arts Exhibition, Mulvane Art Museum, Topeka

Selected juried exhibitions

  • "Multiplicity," Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, Ill.
  • Krappy Kamera XI Juried International Photography Show, SoHo Gallery, New York, N.Y.
  • "Idea of Self," Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft. Collins, Colo.
  • 11th Annual All Media International Online Juried Art Exhibit, Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, Neb.
  • 12th Annual National Juried Competition, Gallery West, Alexandria, Va.
  • Baker Arts Center 11th Juried Competition, Baldwin City, Kan.
  • "Alternative Processes: A Traveling Exhibit," Texas Photographic Society, San Antonio, Texas
  • Women in Photography International Juried Competition
  • Five-state Photography Competition #25, Hays (Kan.) Arts Center
  • Plates to Pixels International Exhibition, Pacific Northwest Center for Photography, Portland, Ore.
  • 24th Annual Juried Art Show, Costal Arts League Museum, Half Moon Bay, Calif.
  • "Ad Astra Per Aspera 2008," Kansas and Kansas City Art and Design Faculty Exhibit, University of Kansas Art and Design Gallery, Lawrence, Kan.
  • North American Graduate Art Survey INternational 2008, University of Minneapolis, Minn.
  • Juried Exhibition 2008, Gallery Saintonge, Missoula, Mont.
  • "National Photography '08," Main Street Gallery, Groton, N.Y.
  • "Snap to Grid," Los Angeles (Calif.) Center for Digital Art
  • "The Invisible Age," RayKo Gallery, San Francisco, Calif.
  • "8/ate/08," Nebraska Women's Caucus for the Arts, Omaha
  • 21st Annual mcNeese National Works on Paper, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, La.
  • Plains Song Review Art Gallery, University of Nebraska Center for Great Plains Studies
  • Five-state Photography Competition #24, Hays (Kan.) Art Center
  • Kansas Public Radio Listener Art Show, lawrence, Kan.
  • "Back to the Table," Mulvane Art Museum Invitational Exhibition, Topeka

Awards and honors

  • Ned N. Fleming Excellence in Teaching Award (2011)
  • Featured artist, Touchstone Literary Magazine, Kansas State University
  • Best of Show Award, Krappy Kamera XI Juried International Photography Show, SoHo Gallery, New York, N.Y.
  • Third place award, Baker Arts Center 11th Juried Competition, Baldwin City, Kan.
  • Special Recognition Award, 11th Annual All Media International Online Juried Art Exhibit, Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, Neb.
  • Shirley Zynda Award for Best in Show in Photography, 24th Annual Juried Art Show, Costal Arts League Museum, Half Moon Bay, Calif.
  • Honorable mention, Women in Photography International Juried Competition
  • Juror's Choice Award, Juried Exhibition 2008, Gallery Saintonge, Missoula, Mont.
  • Juror's Choice Award, "National Photography '08," Main Street Gallery, Groton, N.Y.
  • Juror's Merit Award, Five-state Photography Competition #24, Hays (Kan.) Art Center
  • Golden Key International Honor Society, Kansas State University

Presentations

  • "Sky Train to Tibet," International House Lecture Series, Washburn University