• Lisa Nelson Raabe

    Education:

    1995
    MS Art Ed/Art Tx Illinois State University, Normal, IL

    1988
    BFA The School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL


    Solo Exhibitions:

    2019
    Sept CUT, SEWN, FOLDED, STAPLED, Orland Park Public Library

    2017
    Aug INNER MAPPING, Madden Art Center, Decatur, IL

    2014
    Sept ARTIST BOOKS. Peoria Public Library, Peoria, IL

    2011
    Oct LOTUS SUTRA Prairie Center of the Arts, Peoria, IL

    2004
    Sept DAR CHO & QIBLEH CLOTHS Contemporary Art Center, Peoria, IL

    2000
    Sept PERSONAL GROTTOS Hartmann Gallery, Bradley University, Peoria, IL

    Jan FEATURED ARTIST Illinois Artisan’s Shop, Chicago, IL

    1999
    March INNER WORK Illinois Center College, East Peoria, IL

    1998
    March TEXTILE ART Quincy University, Quincy, IL

    1997
    April FEATURED ARTIST Peoria Art Guild, Peoria, IL

    1985
    Oct MUSE GALLERY, San Antonio, TX



    Two Person Exhibitions:

    2011
    Sept TWISTED TIED & KNOTTED Contemporary Art Center, Peoria, IL

    2005
    March SPIRITS Verde Gallery, Champaign, IL


    Group Juried and Invitational Exhibitions:

    2018
    Aug REGIONAL ALUMNI INVITATIONAL, Prairie Center of the Arts, Peoria, IL

    July VISUAL VOICES, Peoria Public Library, Peoria, IL

    March HOT CIAO, Contemporary Art Center, Peoria, IL


    2017
    July ALUMNI EXHIBITION Prairie Center of the Arts, Peoria, IL

    June THROUGH THE NEEDLE’S EYE 3 year traveling, Embroidery Guild of America


    2016
    Jan CONTEXT, Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, MO

    Oct LA CONNER QUILT & FIBER, LaConner Quilt Museum, WA


    2015
    Oct IN GOOD COMPANY, Peoria Art Guild, Peoria, IL

    Oct PORTALS OF SHADOW & LIGHT, Speakeasy Art Center, Pekin, IL

    Aug FIBER FOCUS 2015 Art St. Louis, MO

    June ALUMNI EXHIBITION Prairie Center of the Arts, Peoria, IL


    2014
    July METROPOLIS FAMILIARIS BackSpace Gallery, Peoria, IL

    June ALUMNI EXHIBITION Prairie Center of the Arts, Peoria, IL


    2013
    Dec 43RD MID-STATES CRAFT Evansville, Museum, Evansville, IN

    Oct THREADS Tubac Center, Tubac, AZ

    Sept BENEATH THE COVERS, Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, MO


    2012
    March CIAO Riverfront Museum, Peoria, IL

    2011
    Feb GALEX 45 Galesburg, IL

    2009
    Aug SOUTHERN IL ARTISTS OPEN COMPETITION Cedarhurst, Mt Vernon, IL


    2008
    April ART OF SURVIVAL Peoria Art Guild, Peoria, IL

    May AWARD 4 FIBER FEVER 2006 Foundry Art Centre, St Charles, IL


    2007
    Aug SOUTHERN IL ARTISTS OPEN COMPETITION Cedarhurst, Mt Vernon, IL


    2006
    June FIBER FEVER Foundry Art Centre, St Charles, IL

    Jan PERSONAL ARTIFACTS Verde Gallery Champaign, IL


    2004
    May A PATCHWORK PRESENCE Peoria Art Guild, Peoria, IL


    2003
    Feb ART THERAPIST’S ART College of St Catherine, St. Paul, MN

    June SOUTH IL ARTISTS OPEN COMPETITION, Mitchell Museum, Mt Vernon, IL


    2002
    March BOOKS: BEYOND THE BINDING Bradley University, Peoria, IL

    May DECONSTRUCTION / RECONSTRUCTION, ARC, Chicago, IL


    2001
    April FACULTY EXHIBIT Illinois Central College, East Peoria, IL

    2000
    Jan PEORIA WOMEN’S ARTIST COMPETITION Lakeview Museum, Peoria, IL

    1999
    Sept THE ART OF HEALING, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL


    1998
    Oct COVER TO COVER Quad City Arts, Rock Island, IL

    April 10th NATIONAL ART COMPETITION Truman State University, Kirksville, MO

    Jan BOOK:STORY & STRUCTURE, Peoria Art Guild, Peoria, IL


    1997
    Sept STATEMENTS: THERAPEUTIC VALUE OF ART Eureka College, Eureka, IL

    Sept FIBER FOCUS ’97 Art St Louis, St Louis, MO


    1996
    July 12” X 12” Circa Gallery, Chicago, IL

    1994
    Nov THE ART OF ART THERAPISTS Harold Washington Library, Chicago, IL

    1993
    April BEYOND FABRICATION Elgin Community College, Elgin IL


    1992
    Sept POLYCHROME Adler Cultural Center, Libertyville, IL

    March NUMEROUS ALTERNATIVES Textile Arts Center, Chicago, IL


    1991
    Dec AMALGAMATIONS Gallery 2, School of the Art Institute, Chicago, Il


    1990
    Oct NORWAY/LATVIA TEXTILE EXHIBIT, Jurmala, Latvia

    Sept NEW ART FORMS Lakeside Group at Navy Pier, Chicago, IL


    1988
    Jan TEXTURES ’88 (&’86) INVITATIONAL Norris Gallery, St Charles, IL

    March GALLERY WEAVERS Ruth Volid Gallery, Chicago, IL


    Award and Residencies:

    2011
    4 month Artist Residency, Prairie Center of the Arts, Peoria, Il

    2009
    2nd place award Small Expressions, Handweaver's Guild of
    America.

    2006
    Fiber Fever Award 4, Foundry Art Center, St. Charles, MO

    1990
    6 week Artist Residency, Riga Latvia & Russia cultural exchange, Lakeside Group

    1990
    Summer Artist Residency Lakeside Group, Lakeside Indiana

    1985
    Art work featured in Design Section Comptons Encyclopedia

    1975
    1st Place Award - Handwoven Textile - Philadelphia School of Textiles Student Show


    Representation:

    1983-2016
    Illinois Artisan’s Shop, Chicago, IL

    1983-1990
    Ruth Volid Gallery, Chicago, IL