WENDY WISCHER portrait
  • Assistant Professor, Art/Art History Department
  • Associate Professor, Art/Art History Department
801-587-8483

Internal Service

  • Search Committee Chair for Career-line search. Search Committee Chair, 07/01/2020 - present. Department service.
  • UMFA Campus Advisory Committee. Committee member, 11/09/2012 - 01/01/2013. University service.

Community Partnership

  • Donated catalogs and other written materials to the Locust Projects Library. Locust Projects is a non-profit art organization in Miami, Florida and the library is available to artists and the community at large. 03/06/2013 - 03/06/2013

Honors & Awards

  • Teaching Grant for collaborative project across disciplines with Light, Sound, Video, Movement and Installation/Performance in collaboration with Brent Schneider and Fall Semester classes Art 4460 Intermedia/Environmental Installation and Dance 6461 University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. University of Utah, 04/2014
  • Honors Professorship for Honors class Art, Action and the Environment to be taught in Spring 2015. University of Utah Honors College, 04/2014
  • Salt Lake City Corporation, Utah. Selected for Pre-qualified Public Artist Pool, 03/2014
  • Utah Arts & Museums, Salt Lake City, Utah, $10,000. Utah Visual Arts Fellowship, 02/2014
  • URC Faculty Research & Creative Grant, $6,000 for the creation of the installation, "The Glass Garden". 05/2013
  • Creative Research Grant for "Black Holes and Silver Linings", an interdisciplinary installation to be shown in NY in May 2013. University of Utah, College of Fine Arts, 03/12/2013
  • Travel Grant. University of Utah, College of Fine Arts, Dept. of Art& Art History, 07/26/2012
  • Rio Mesa Young Scholars Award, $2,000 for creating images and video for the "Contained" series and the printing of 5 large format photographs. 07/2012
  • Individual Artist Fellowship. Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, 01/2011
  • John Ringling Towers Artist Award. Sarasota Arts Council, 11/2010
  • South Florida Consortium. Miami-Dade Division of Cultural Affairs, 01/2008
  • Artist Enhancement Grant. State of Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, 01/2008
  • Artist Grant. Pollock-Krasner Foundation, 01/2007
  • Artist Access Grant. Tigertail Productions, 01/2006

In the Media

  • Included in online video from the show Unnatural at the Bass Museum of Art in Miami Beach. 01/01/2013. http://vimeo.com/51884545
  • Art Basel Miami Beach Magazine, Miami Herald. Pg. 52DD. 12/02/2012. http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/11/30/3120013_p2/m...
  • Unnatural, Exhibition Catalog, The Bass Museum of Art, color reproduction of Puddled II. 09/2012.
  • The Miami Herald, An Unnatural Twist on Nature by Anne Tschida. 09/2012.
  • On View Magazine, Unnatural, color reproduction of Puddled II. 08/2012. http://www.onviewmagazine.com/index.html
  • Florence Biennale, Exhibition Catalog, color reproduction of Still Searching. 12/2011.
  • Sculpture Magazine, Sculpture on Governor's Island, by Karen Gover, color reproduction of Murmur. 11/2010.
  • Aesthetics & Values, Exhibition Catalog, Color Reproduction of Incandescence, Cover image. 03/2010.
  • Art News, Shadows, Disappearances and Illusions. 11/2008.
  • Art in America, Report from Miami: after the fair(s) by Roni Feinstein. 01/2008.
  • Miami Contemporary Artists, color reproduction of Ariadne's Thread and Full to Wailing and Back Again. 11/2007.
  • Running Around the Pool, Exhibition catalog, color reproduction of Longing and Sun Spot Diaries. 03/2007.
  • Fatamorgana, Exhibition catalog, color reproduction of Ariadne's Thread and Feeling Blue. 11/2006.
  • Miami Arts Explosion, pgs 8,68 by Alfredo Triff. 05/2006.
  • Art in America, Report from Miami: Expanding Horizons by Roni Feinstein. 12/2003.
  • Atlantica, The Relevant Structure by Antonio Zayas. 09/2003.
  • Sculpture Magazine, Miami supports Miami by Anne Morgan. 12/2001.
  • Art in America, Report from Miami Part II; Miami Heats Up by Roni Feinstein. 11/1999.