Alumni Achievements

Dr. Gregory Blair

  • Paper: “There is no Outside the Research” at the biannual national Foundations in Art: Theory and Education (FATE) Conference, Columbus, OH 2019

  • Solo Exhibition: My Topology, Brookings Art Council. Brookings, SD, 2019

  • Paper: “There is no Outside the Research” at the 10th International Conference on the Dialogical Self. Braga, Portugal, 2018

  • Publication: Errant Bodies, Mobility, and Political Resistance published by Palgrave Macmillan, 2018

  • Paper: “Fake Estates: Matta-Clark’s Displacements as Political Resistance” Delivered at the 2018 UAAC Annual Conference University of Waterloo, 2018

  • Juror: 42nd Annual Fine Arts Exhibition, Brookings Art Council, Brookings, SD, 2018

  • Juror: Americas 2017: All Media, Northwest Art Center, Minot, ND 2017

  • Paper: “Our Band Could be Your Life: How Punk Rock Made Me an Artist and Educator” SECAC. Columbus, OH, 2017

  • Group Exhibition: Topographies, Midwest Center for Photography. Wichita, KS, 2017

  • Presented paper “Place-Produced Thought and the Agency of Place” as part of the Regionalist Globalism: Considering the Process of Locality panel, at the 2016 SECAC Conference, Roanoke, VA Oct 19-22, 2016

  • Presented paper, "Place-Produced Thought: The Agency of Place and the Co-Production of Knowledge in Heidegger, Baudrillard, and Others" at the Pacific Association for the Continental Tradition, The Sitka Institute, Sitka, AK, 2016

  • Juror, Divided Attraction, Guilded Pear Gallery, Cedar Rapids, IA 2016

  • Solo Exhibition, Gift Baskets (with Exo-Syndicate), Public Art Commission, Grand Forks, ND, 2016

  • Solo Exhibition, When Work is Play (with Exo-Syndicate), Lamont Gallery, Dacatah Prarie Museum, Aberdeen, SD, 2016

  • Group Exhibition, Impromptu, ARCC Gallery, Aberdeen, SD, 2016

  • Group Exhibition, 2015 Heart to Heart, South Dakota Art Museum, Brookings, SD, 2016

  • Solo Exhibition, Domesticating Matter, ICC Art Gallery, Illinois Central College, East Peoria, IL, February 2015

  • Guest Lecturer, ”Place-Produced Thought and the Agency of Place” Art Education Department at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA, 2015

  • Lecture, ”The Sounds of Transgressive Geographies, ” Beverly Philosophy Society, (Beverly, MA), 2015

  • Published Essay, ”The Way We Get By: Aesthetic Engagement with Place,” The Journal of Art for Life, Vol.6, Issue 1. Dec. 2014

  • Designed and taught a study abroad course in Italy (Florence, Venice) for Northern State University, Summer 2013

  • Co-Juror, Sculpture in the Hills, Hill City, SD, June, 2013

  • Presented Paper “Reiteration of Power: The ‘Cuts’ of Gordon Matta-Clark” at the 2013 Midwest PCA/ACA Conference, St.Louis, MO October, 2013

  • Three-person Exhibition Plot, Ipso Gallery, Sioux Falls, SD, May, 2013

  • Presented Paper “The Way We Get By: Aesthetic Engagement with the Landscape” at Art and Ethics – The 6th Verge Conference at the School of Arts, Media + Culture, Trinity Western University, Langley, British Columbia, October, 2012

  • Group Exhibition Anger, Angst and Art, Altered Esthetics Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, August, 2012

  • Co-curated show, Young Dakota Artists, Isaac Lincoln gallery, Northern State University, SD, January 2012

  • Solo exhibition, The Unavowable Taxonomy, Bemidji State University’s Talley Gallery, MN, November 2010

  • Group exhibition, Greg Blair and Sung Soo Kim – Mixed Media and Assemblage Sculpture, Barbara H. Strong Gallery, College of the Sequoias, Visalia, CA, January 2010

  • Group exhibition, 12th Annual All Media Juried Online International Art Exhibition, Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE, January 2010

  • Solo exhibition, Interaction of Objects and Space, YC Art Gallery, Yavapai College, Prescott, AZ, March 2009

  • Group exhibition, Person, Place or Thing, 621 Gallery, Tallahasse, FL, February 2009

  • Presented paper “Sociogenic Aesthetics: The Merger of Art and Life,” National PCA/ACA Conference, New Orleans, LA, April 2009