EDUCATION

Master of Fine Arts, Cornell University, Ithaca New York, 2001 

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1995


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018-9 Eyes On Julie Buffalohead, Denver Art Museum (July 29 - Feb, 2019)

2018 Julie Buffalohead: You and I, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina

(Sept 11 - Dec 7, 2018)

2017 Julie Buffalohead, Bockley Gallery, Minneapolis (Nov 18 – Dec 23)

2015-6 Entwined: New Prints by Julie Buffalohead, Highpoint Center for Printmaking,

Minneapolis (Feb 6 - March 28, 2015)

2015-6 Rochester Art Center MN (Oct 2 - Jan 3, 2016) small catalogue

2015 The Truth About Stories: Julie Buffalohead, Museum of Contemporary Native Arts,

Santa Fe NM (Spring)

2014-5 Julie Buffalohead: Coyote Dreams, Minnesota Museum of American Art,

St Paul (Dec 18 - Feb 22)

2014-5 Plains Art Museum, Fargo (March 27 – Aug 29) small catalogue

2014 Julie Buffalohead: Uncommon Stories, Bockley Gallery (Sept 19 – Oct 25)

2012-3 Julie Buffalohead, Let the Show Begin, Smithsonian National Museum of the

American Indian, George Gustav Heye Center, New York (Oct 13 – Jan 13)

2012 Julie Buffalohead, Bockley Gallery, Minneapolis (Oct 13 – Nov 10)

2010 Julie Buffalohead, Bockley Gallery, Minneapolis (Sept 10 – Oct 9)

2008 Expecting, Bockley Gallery, Minneapolis (Sept 6 – Oct 11)

2003 Alice P. Rogers Gallery, St. Johns University, Collegeville MN

2000 Offerings from the Heart, Carl N. Gorman Museum, University of California, Davis


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019 Stretching the Canvas: Eight Decades of Native Painting, Smithsonian National Museum of the

American Indian, George Gustav Heye Center, New York

2019 Hearts of Our People, curated by Jill Ahlberg Yohe and Teri Greeves, Minneapolis

Institute of Art, Minneapolis MN
2019 An Opera for Animals, curated by Comsin Costinas and Claire Shea, Para Site, Hong

Kong (March 23–June 9); Rockbund Museum of Art, Shanghai (June 22–Aug 25)
2019 BECOMING: Transformations in American Indian Art, curated by Meg Bero,

Schingoethe Center, Aurora University, Aurora IL (Feb 1–April 26)

2018-9 Of Legends and Lore, curated by Cynthia Nourse Thompson, Walton Arts Center,

Fayetteville AK (Oct 23–Jan 12)

2018 Julie Buffalohead and Nathanael Flink, Nemeth Art Center, Park Rapids MN

2017-8 Native Art Now!, Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art,

Indianapolis IN (Nov 10 - Jan 28, 2018)

2017 Turtle Island, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, The University of the Arts,

Philadelphia (May 18 - July 17)


2016-7 From the Belly of Our Being: art by and about Native creation, curated

by Heather Ahtone and James T. Bialac, Oklahoma State University,

Museum of Art (Sept 26 - Jan 28, 2017)

2016-7 Arriving at Fresh Water: Frank Big Bear, Andrea Carlson, Jim Denomie,

Louise Erdrich, Dyani White Hawk, Tom Jones, Truman Lowe, curated

by Jill Ahlberg Yohe, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis

(May 9 - February 28, 2016)

2016-7 Plains Art Museum, Fargo ND (Oct 1- Jan 7, 2017)

2015 A Curious Bestiary: Julie Buffalohead, Emmy Lingscheit, Ashton Ludden,

Meghan O’Conner, Beauvais Lyons, Briony Morrow-Cribbs, Johanna Winters,

Davidson Galleries, Seattle (July 1 - 31)

2014 Storytelling: The Contemporary Native Art Biennial, 2nd Edition, Art Mûr,

Montréal, Québec (May 3 - June 21)

2013-4 RED: Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship exhibition, Eiteljorg Museum

of American Indians and Western Art, Indianapolis (Nov 9 - Feb 2)

2012-3 Art in the Age of Globalizaion: Global Migrations and the Landscape, curated by

Elizabeth Armstrong and David Little, Minneapolis Institute of Arts (Sept 16, 2012 -

July 14, 2013)

2012 Ded Unk’unpi - We Are Here, All My Relations Arts, Minneapolis (Aug 3rd – Sept 28),

James J. Hill House, Minnestoa Historical Society, St. Paul (Oct 13 - Jan 13)

2010-1 Transcending Traditions: Contemporary American Indian Artwork, Mesa Arts Center,

Mesa AZ (Sept 10- Jan 2, 2011)

2010-1 Animal Instinct: Allegory, Allusion, and Anthropomorphism, curated by Leslie

Umberger, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan WI (Oct 17, 2010 - June 5,

2011)

2010 Four Points: the Art of Julie Buffalohead, Andrea Carlson, Jim Denomie, and Star

Wallowing Bull, Johnson Heritage Post, Art Gallery, Grand Marais MN

2010 Telling Stories: Julie Buffalohead and Steven Yazzie, Berlin Gallery, Phoenix

(Jan 15 – Feb 12)

2008 Carolyn Anderson, Frank Big Bear, Julie Buffalohead, Andrea Carlson, Jim Denomie,

Carl Gawboy, Star Wallowing Bull, Augsburg College, Minneapolis

2006 Year One, Bockley Gallery, Minneapolis

2005 Bockley Gallery, Minneapolis

2004 Exploration / Exploitation, St. Louis Artists’ Guild, St. Louis MO

2004 A Bakers Dozen, Bockley Gallery, Minneapolis

2002-4 Uncanny Vision; Contemporary Romantic Landscapes, Plains Art Museum, Fargo MN

2003 The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson WI

2003 McKnight Foundation Fellowship Exhibition, Minneapolis College of Art and Design

2002 New Art of the West 8, Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art,

Indianapolis IN

2002 Three Sisters, Ancient Traders Gallery, Minneapolis

2002 Modern Warriors: Artworks by Julie Buffalohead, Star Wallowing Bull, Jim Denomie,

Texas Woman’s University, Department of Visual Arts, West Fine Arts Gallery, Denton

2002 Rewritings: New Paintings from Native America, Group Show: Norman Akers,

Julie Buffalohead, Jim Denomie, Mario Martinez, Artist Exhibition Space, Phoenix

2001 The Myth That is True: An Exhibition of Native American Women, O’Shaughnessy

Educational Center, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul MN

2001 Minnesota Art with a Twist, Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis

2001 Contemporary Native Art in Minnesota, Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis

2001 Six World Views: Contemporary Native Artists of Minnesota, Iowa State University,

Ames IA

1999 We Are Related: Exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art, Katherine E. Nash Gallery,

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

1994 Hair Police Gallery, Minneapolis


AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS

2019 Guggenheim Fellowship Fine Arts, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation NYC

2017 Artist Initiative Grant, Minnesota State Arts Board

2016 Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant

2015 McKnight Foundation Fellowship for Visual Arts

2013 Eiteljorg Fellowship for Native American Fine Art

2003 McKnight Foundation Fellowship for Visual Arts

2002 Artist Fellowship from the Minnesota State Arts Board

1999 John Hartell Graduate Award from Cornell University

1998 Sage Fellowship Full Tuition Scholarship from Cornell University

1998 Jerome Foundation Travel and Study Grant

1995 Native Arts Circle Grant, Minneapolis

1993 Shirley and Miles Fiterman Scholarship, Minneapolis College of Art and Design


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Denver Art Museum

Detroit Insitute of Arts

Eiteljorg Museum, Indianapolis IN

The Field Museum, Chicago IL

Heard Museum, Pheonix AZ

Minneapolis Institute of Art

Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul

National Museum of Wildlife Art of the United States, Jackson WY

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City MO

Rockwell Museum, Corning NY

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, Washington DC

Schingoethe Center, Aurora University, Aurora IL

Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota, Duluth

Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Western Carolina University Fine Art Museum, Cullowhee NC

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis