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MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS:

2013
Meditative Surfaces, A three-person exhibition presenting the work of Charles Gniech, Deanna Krueger and Maggie Meiners, The Fort Wayne Museum of Art; Fort Wayne, Indiana

2008
Rockford Midwestern, Rockford Art Museum; Rockford, Illinois
Contemporary Realism, 2008 Biennial; The Fort Wayne Museum of Art; Fort Wayne, Indiana

2006
Contemporary Realism, 2006 Biennial; The Fort Wayne Museum of Art; Fort Wayne, Indiana

2004
Fort Wayne Museum of Art, 2004 Biennial; Fort Wayne, Indiana

1999
Bloomingdale Art Museum; Bloomingdale, Illinois

1996
Stateline Vicinity Exhibition, The Rockford Art Museum; Rockford, Illinois

1991
6th Annual Harwell Art Exhibition, Margaret Harwell Art Museum; Poplar Bluff, Missouri

1990
5th Annual Harwell Art Exhibition, Margaret Harwell Art Museum; Poplar Bluff, Missouri



SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2012
Gallery 180 of The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago

2008
Kishwaukee College Art Gallery; Malta, Illinois

2006
The Fine Arts Building Gallery; Chicago, Illinois

2005
The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago; Chicago, Illinois

2004
The Fine Arts Building Gallery; Chicago, Illinois

2003
The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago; Chicago, Illinois
Fine Arts Building Gallery; Chicago, Illinois

2002
BAAC Gallery; Barrington, Illinois

2000
Oesterile Gallery, North Central College; Naperville, Illinois

1999
Bloomingdale Art Museum; Bloomingdale, Illinois

1998
The Vedanta Gallery; Chicago, Illinois
Northeastern Illinois University; Chicago, Illinois

1996
The Vedanta Gallery; Chicago, Illinois

1994
J.R. Kortman Gallery; Rockford, Illinois

1992
McHenry County College Gallery, McHenry County College; Crystal Lake, Illinois
Laura A. Sprague Art Gallery, Joliet Junior College; Joliet, Illinois

1990
John Boyd Brandon Gallery; Yorkville, Illinois

1989
Noyes Cultural Arts Center Gallery; Evanston, Illinois
Exhibition Gallery, Prairie Center for the Arts; Schaumburg, Illinois

1988
Holmes Student Center Gallery, Northern Illinois University; DeKalb, Illinois
J.R. Kortman Gallery; Rockford, Illinois



SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2017
Curators Create, Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago, Illinois
Studio Faculty Exhibition, Laura A. Sprague Art Gallery, Joliet Junior College; Joliet, Illinois

2016
Breaking Criminal Traditions, The Human Rights Institute Gallery, Kean University; Union, New Jersey
4th Annual Art Competition, Bridgeport Art Center; Chicago, Illinois

2015
Bluestone Gallery; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Meditative Surfaces, A group exhibition presenting the work of Charles Gniech, Deanna Krueger, Maggie Meiners, Doug Fogelson, Josh Garber, and Rebecca Moy; The Art Center-Highland Park, Highland Park, Illinois
Breaking Criminal Traditions, Schoenherr Gallery of North Central College, Naperville, Illinois

2014
Gallery H, Three Oaks, Michigan
2nd Annual Art Competition, Bridgeport Art Center; Chicago, Illinois - Awarded "Best in Show"
To Summon Spring, ZIA|Gallery; Winnetka, Illinois

2013
Gallery Artists, ZIA|Gallery; Winnetka, Illinois
Meditative Surfaces, A three-person exhibition presenting the work of Charles Gniech, Deanna Krueger and Maggie Meiners, The Fort Wayne Museum of Art; Fort Wayne, Indiana

2012
Two Person Exhibition, ZIA|Gallery; Winnetka, Illinois
Gallery Artists, ZIA|Gallery; Winnetka, Illinois
Gallery H, Three Oaks, Michigan
The Art of Human Rights, Invitational, Coalition Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

2011
Gallery Artists, ZIA|Gallery; Winnetka, Illinois
Art Chicago, April 28 - May 2, 2011, George Billis Gallery, New York and LA, at Art Chicago
Meditative Surfaces, A three-person exhibition presenting the work of Charles Gniech, Deanna Krueger and Maggie Meiners, ZIA|Gallery; Winnetka, Illinois,

2010
Ripple: Cause and Effect, three-person exhibition, The Art Center; Highland Park, Illinois

2009
Meditative Surfaces, A three-person exhibition presenting the work of Charles Gniech, Deanna Krueger and Maggie Meiners, Schoenherr Art Gallery, North Central College; Naperville, Illinois
Biennial Quad-State Exhibition, Quincy Art Center; Quincy, Illinois
Steeple Gallery; St. John, Indiana

2008
Rockford Midwestern, Rockford Art Museum; Rockford, Illinois
Contemporary Realism, 2008 Biennial; The Fort Wayne Museum of Art; Fort Wayne, Indiana

2007
Finding Center, three-person exhibition, Gallery 180 of The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago; Chicago, Illinois

2006
The Last Picture Show, Fine Art Building Gallery; Chicago, Illinois
Gallery H, Three Oaks, Michigan
Contemporary American Realism, 2006 Biennial, Fort Wayne Museum of Art; Fort Wayne, Indiana
Perceptions of Solitude, three-person exhibition, The Ohio State University; Mansfield, Ohio
The 14th Annual Group Exhibition, Fine Arts Building Gallery; Chicago, Illinois

2005
Solitude, Gallery H, Three Oaks, Michigan
Short Series, Fine Arts Building Gallery; Chicago, Illinois

2004
Short Series, Fine Arts Building Gallery; Chicago, Illinois
2004 Biennial, Fort Wayne Museum of Art; Fort Wayne, Indiana
Patterns of Texture, The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago; Chicago, Illinois
The 12th Annual Group Exhibition, Fine Arts Building Gallery; Chicago, Illinois

2003
Artists / Artists Invitational 2003, Fine Arts Building Gallery; Chicago, Illinois
53rd Annual Quad-State Exhibition; Quincy Art Center; Quincy, Illinois
Chicago Artists, Viridian Gallery; New York
Small Works, Eleventh Annual Artists in Residence Group Exhibition, Fine Arts Building Gallery; Chicago, Illinois

2002
Steeple Gallery; St. John, Indiana
Chicago Art Open, Chicago Artists' Coalition; Chicago, Illinois
Faculty Exhibition, Ai Gallery, The Illinois Institute of Art; Chicago, Illinois

2001
Abstraction IV Juried International Exhibition, Period Gallery; Omaha, Nebraska
Member and Guest Exhibition, Fine Arts Building Gallery; Chicago, Illinois

1999
Faculty Exhibition Past and Present, NEIU Art Gallery, Northeastern Illinois University; Chicago, Illinois
Ah Men, BAAC Gallery; Barrington, Illinois
Perceptions of Solitude, 3-person exhibition, Laura A. Sprague Art Gallery, Joliet Junior College; Joliet, Illinois

1998
Perceptions of Solitude, 3-person exhibition, AVA Gallery, Alliance for the Varied Arts; Logan, Utah

1997
Perceptions of Solitude, 3-person exhibition, University of Wisconsin-Parkside; Kenosha, Wisconsin
Men at Work '97, BAAC Gallery; Barrington, Illinois
Faculty Showcase, NEIU Art Gallery, Northeastern Illinois University; Chicago, Illinois
Faculty Salon NIU Art Museum, Altgeld Gallery, Northern Illinois University; DeKalb, Illinois
Individual Chicago 2000, The Vedanta Gallery; Chicago, Illinois
Small Works, National Juried Exhibition, Sam Houston State University; Huntsville, Texas

1996
The Art of Politics, The Vedanta Gallery; Chicago, Illinois
Stateline Vicinity Exhibition, The Rockford Art Museum; Rockford, Illinois
Faculty Showcase, NEIU Art Gallery, Northeastern Illinois University; Chicago, Illinois
Small Works, National Juried Exhibition, Sunset Gallery, The Suburban Fine Arts Center; Highland Park, Illinois
1st Annual Small Works National Juried Exhibition, An Art Place, Inc.; Chicago, Illinois

1995
The Healing Power of Art, The Vedanta Gallery; Chicago, Illinois
Faculty Showcase, NEIU Gallery, Northeastern Illinois University; Chicago, Illinois
Art of Diversity; National Juried Exhibition, An Art Place, Inc.; Chicago, Illinois

1994
Spirituality and Death; A National Juried Exhibition, Gallery 451; Rockford, Illinois

1993
12"x12" National Juried Competition, Cortesi Gallery; Highland Park, Illinois
Faculty Showcase, NEIU Art Gallery, Northeastern Illinois University; Chicago, Illinois

1991
Fifth Annual Invitational Group Exhibition, Kemper Center Gallery 124; Kenosha, Wisconsin
Botanics National Juried Exhibition, Gallery Ten; Rockford, Illinois
6th Annual Harwell Art Exhibition, Margaret Harwell Art Museum; Poplar Bluff, Missouri
Kansas 16th National PDP Exhibition, Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art, Fort Hays State University; Hays, Kansas

1990
Fourth Annual Invitational Group Exhibition, Kemper Center Gallery 124; Kenosha, Wisconsin
Opening Exhibition, McWilliams Gallery; Libertyville, Illinois
16 Select Exhibition, Albany City Rotunda; Albany, New York
Drawing 1990, B.F. Larsen Gallery, Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah
5th Annual Harwell Art Exhibition, Margaret Harwell Art Museum; Poplar Bluff, Missouri

1989
16th Juried Exhibition and Invitational Print Show, The Print Club of Albany; Albany, New York
2D at r100 Regional Exhibition, Up Front Gallery; Bloomington, Illinois
Kansas 14th National PDP Exhibition, Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art, Fort Hays State University; Hays, Kansas
3rd Parkside National Small Print Exhibition, Communication Arts Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Parkside; Kenosha, Wisconsin

1988
Vicinity Exhibition, Norris Gallery; St. Charles, Illinois
Regional Juried Exhibition, Gallery Ten; Rockford, Illinois



BIBLIOGRAPHY:

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REPRESENTATION:

Bluestone Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Gallery H, Three Oaks, Michigan



TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

Adjunct - Joliet Junior College, Joliet, IL
January 2017 - Present

Adjunct - Triton College, River Grove, IL
August 2016 - Present

Professor - The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago
September 2001 - January 2015

Adjunct - Columbia College, Chicago, IL
September 2001 - March 2002

Adjunct - Robert Morris College, Chicago, IL,
September - December 2001

Assistant Professor - School of Art, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
August 1990 - May 1999 [Evening Classes]

Assistant Professor - Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL
January 1993 - May 1998 and 2001

Adjunct Professor - Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, IL
June 1997 - August 1997



EDUCATION:

Master of Fine Arts [MFA]
Northern Illinois University; Studio Art – Painting, May 1989

Bachelor of Fine Arts [BFA]
Northern Illinois University; Studio Art – Illustration, December 1986

Associate of Arts [AA]
William Rainey Harper College; Liberal Arts, July 1982