JAIME BURMEISTER




Jamie Burmeister’s artworks have been exhibited in galleries, museums and public places throughout the world. His “vermin.me” project has resulted in over 1000 installations of small ceramic figures, called vermin, on 6 continents, 46 countries and all 50 US States. Burmeister’s gallery and museum pieces have been exhibited in the Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska, Des Moines Art Center in Des Moines, Iowa, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts in Omaha, Nebraska, Arkansas Art Center in Little Rock, Arkansas, Sheldon Museum of Art in Lincoln, Nebraska, Create Fixate in Los Angeles, California, Annmarie Garden in Dowell, Maryland, and the Nicolaysen Art Museum in Casper, Wyoming. Jamie has completed commissions for the Akron Art Museum in Akron, Ohio, Mid-America Artist Alliance in Kansas City Missouri, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha Children’s Museum and the South Omaha Library.

He has received numerous honors and awards including the 2016 Governor’s Art Awards Outstanding Artist, Nebraska Arts Council 2010 and 2007 Individual Artist Fellowships, Omaha Entertainment and Arts 2007 Best Public Art and 2006 Three-Dimensional Sculpture Awards, and the Serenbe Artist in Residence. He received a B.A. in Exercise Science from Creighton University in Omaha in 1992, an M.S. in Health Education from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 1995, and an M.F.A. in Sculpture from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in 2005. Jamie is presently an Art Instructor at Metropolitan Community College in Omaha Nebraska.

EDUCATION
2005 – University of Nebraska – Lincoln
M.F.A. Studio Art

1995 – University of Nebraska at Omaha
M.S. Health Education

1992 – Creighton University
B.A. Exercise Science

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2005-Present – Full-Time Faculty – Art Instructor
Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, NE
Classes taught include Sculpture, Ceramics, Jewelry, Portfolio Development and Professional Practices, 3D Design, New Media Design, 4D Design (time based media), Elementary Drawing, and Drawing and Design I (perceptual drawing).

2005 – Adjunct Faculty
University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE Classes taught include Beginning Sculpture.

2002 – 2005 – Graduate Assistant
University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
Classes taught include Intermediate Sculpture and Beginning Sculpture (instructor of record).

2001 – 2002 – Adjunct Faculty
Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, NE Classes taught include Sculpture and 3D Design.

1995 – 1998 – Adjunct Faculty – Health Education
University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE
Classes taught include Drug Awareness, First Aid, Healthful Living and Stress Management.

1994 – 1995 – Graduate Assistant/Practicum – Health Education
University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE Coordinated two state funded research grants.

EXHIBITIONS (*SOLO AND TWO PERSON SHOWS)
2017 – Bemis Benefit Art Auction 2017
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE

Throw II,
The Cube Art Project, Lincoln, NE

ARTOTETUM
Gia and Ron Emory, Sioux City, IA

*Jamie Burmeister
Modern Arts Midtown, Omaha, NE

Defenders of Water School
Star Deli, Omaha, NE

Collection
Modern Arts Midtown, Omaha, NE

2016 – Real Surreal
Robert Memorial Art Gallery, Bellevue, NE

Open Gym, Curated by Alex Priest Project Project, Omaha, NE

Joslyn ArtPost
Jolsyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE

Sensory: Please Tough the Art
UNO Art Gallery, Omaha, NE

deLUX Art Gala
Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE

Bemis Benefit Art Auction 2016
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE

*Jamie Burmeister
Meadowlark Gallery, Grant, NE

ARTcetera
Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City IA

Continuum: Drawing, Painting, Sculpture Alumni Invitational
Eisentrager Howard Gallery, University Of Nebraska – Lincoln, NE

Omaha Arts and Entertainment Awards Visual Arts Exhibition
KANEKO, Omaha, NE

2015 – The Black and White Show
Modern Arts Midtown, Omaha, NE

Art Seen: A Juried Exhibition of Artists from Omaha to Lincoln
Jolsyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE

Bemis Benefit Art Auction 2015
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE

ARTOTETUM
Gia and Ron Emory, Sioux City, IA

*Message Matters
Mid-America Artist Alliance, Kansas City, MO

*Luv U
Outlook Project, Fuse Coworking, Lincoln, NE

deLUX Art Gala
Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE

MEDICI Exhibition 2015
Eisentrager – Howard Gallery, UNL, Lincoln, NE

MCC Faculty Art Exhibition
MCC Gallery of Art and Design, Elkhorn, NE

Omaha Arts and Entertainment Awards Visual Arts Exhibition
RNG Gallery, Council Bluffs, IA

2014 – 2014 Survey: Omaha Artists Michael Phipps Gallery, Omaha, NE

*Walk The Night, Immersive Theatre Sculpture Installation Blue Barn Theatre, Omaha, NE

deLUX Art Gala
Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE

The Museum of Alternative History
Omaha Public Library, Omaha, NE

*Jamie Burmeister
Modern Arts Midtown, Omaha, NE

ARTOTETUM
Gia and Ron Emory, Sioux City, IA

Sculpt Siouxland
Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA

Plains Art Museum Spring Gala Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND

Monuments – Debbie Butler
Typecast – Recast, Omaha, NE

*Message Matters
Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH

Still the Sky
Instinct Art Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Omaha Arts and Entertainment Awards Visual Arts Exhibition
Hot Shops Art Center, Omaha, NE

2013 – Omaha Arts and Entertainment Awards Visual Arts Exhibition
Benson First Friday, Omaha, NE

Bemis Center 15th Annual Art Auction
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE
*Jamie Burmeister and Company
Modern Arts Midtown, Omaha, NE

*Let’s Dance
University of Central Missouri Gallery of Art and Design, Warrensburg, MO

ARTOTETUM
Gia and Ron Emory, Sioux City, IA

deLUX Art Gala
Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE

Sculpt Siouxland
Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA

The Museum of Alternative History
RNG Gallery, Council Bluffs, IA

vermin.me
Ongoing world wide exhibition of small site specific figurative sculpture and related website

15 Minutes of Fame
Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND

2012 – vermin.me
Ongoing world wide exhibition of small site specific figurative sculpture and related website

*Prime,
Gallery of Art and Design, Metropolitan Community College, Elkhorn, NE

Bemis Center 14th Annual Art Auction
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE

ARTOTETUM
Gia and Ron Emory, Sioux City, IA

ExhiBIKEtion
The New BLK Gallery, Omaha, NE

Vermin.me
Columbus Art Gallery, Columbus, NE

Art on the Plains XI
Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND

Omaha Arts and Entertainment Awards Visual Arts Exhibition
Hot Shops Art Center, Omaha, NE

2011 – *Jamie Burmeister – Shooting Gallery
Nicolaysen Art Museum, Casper, WY

vermin.me
Ongoing world wide exhibition of small site specific figurative sculpture and related website

Presents – Three Months of Mail Art for Hyperallergic HQ
Hyperallergic HQ, Brooklyn, NY

Picture Picture: Nebraska Video Art Now
The New BLK Gallery, Omaha, NE

*Cli•mac•ter•ic
Lied Art Gallery, Creighton University, Omaha, NE

Bemis Center 13th Annual Art Auction
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE

Fruits of Their Labor, Lux Center for the Arts Annual Auction
Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE

Another Nebraska
Bemis Center For Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE

3rd Annual GLSEN Omaha Safe Schools Benefit: Art & Equality 2011
Gallery at Prouty Place, Omaha, NE

*Vermin.me
Fred Simon Gallery, Omaha, NE

Presents: 3 Months of Mail Art for Hyperallergic HQ
Hyperallergic HQ, Brooklyn, NY

Metropolitan Community College Faculty Exhibition
MCC Gallery of Art and Design, Elkhorn, NE

Omaha Arts and Entertainment Awards Visual Arts Exhibition
Hot Shops Art Center, Omaha, NE

Science Fair
Urban Storage Building, Omaha, NE

2010 – vermin.me
Ongoing world wide exhibition of small site specific figurative sculpture in and related website

*140 Vermin, UNO CPACS Collaborating Commons Omaha 10-10-10 Conference, Omaha, NE

KANEKO Block Party
KANEKO, Omaha, NE

2rd Annual GLSEN Omaha Safe Schools Benefit: Art & Equality 2011
Gallery at Prouty Place, Omaha, NE

Extraordinary Rendition
Bemis Underground, Omaha, NE

Far Flung
Eisentrager-Howard Gallery, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

Bemis Center 12th Annual Art Auction
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE

*Cli•mac•ter•ic
Tugboat Presents: PUSH Gallery, Omaha, NE

Summer Mash-Up ProjectRoom, Lincoln, NE

Omaha Arts and Entertainment Awards Visual Arts Exhibition
Hot Shops Art Center, Omaha, NE

2009 – Bemis Center 11th Annual Art Auction
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE

*Needle In Cotton
Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE

*Everybody Dance
Bellevue University Gallery, Hitchock Humanities Center, Bellevue, NE

Omaha Arts and Entertainment Awards Visual Arts Exhibition
Bemis Underground, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE

I.NT.ER.VA.LS.
Metropolitan Community College Gallery of Art and Design, Elkhorn, NE

2008 – *South Omaha Sound Field
South Omaha Library, Omaha, NE

Transformation
Create:Fixate, Los Angeles, CA

*Marathon
Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA

All Sculpture Show
Jackson Artworks, Omaha, NE

Bemis Center 10th Annual Art Auction
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE

Fruits of Their Labor
Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE

Re.action
Annmarie Garden Sculpture Park and Arts Center, Solomons, MD

Drawing the Line
Haydon Art Center, Lincoln, NE

2007 – State of the Art: 2007 Nebraska Arts Council IAF Recipients
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE

Bemis Center 9th Annual Art Auction
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE

Elements: an environmental art exhibit
Fontenelle Forest, Bellevue, NE
Nebraska Arts Council Awardees
Sheldon Connections, Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE

*Jamie Burmeister: Arrhytmy
Sheldon Connections, Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE

*Jamie Burmeister: Vibrations
CSPS, Legion Arts, Cedar Rapids, IA

*Code: Jamie Burmeister and Garry Noland
Haydon Art Center, Lincoln, NE

O! Public Art Project
Omaha, NE

MCC Visual Arts Faculty Exhibit
Jackson Artworks Gallery, Omaha, NE

Green Art
Bellevue University Art Gallery, Bellevue, NE

2006 – Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards Visual Arts Exhibition
Bemis Underground, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE

BarkerArt Residency Exhibition
Hot Shops Art Center, Omaha, NE

34th Annual Toys Designed by Artists, Juror Robert Ebendorf Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR

60th Juried Exhibition, Juror Valerie Cassel Oliver Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA

Bemis Center 8th Annual Art Auction
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE

*Jamie Burmeister: It’s all around us
Nebraska Showcase Gallery, Omaha, NE

*Jamie Burmeister: The Music Within My Head
Bemis Underground, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE

Reciprocal Exchange, Curator Bethany Springer
Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City IA

MCC Visual Arts Faculty Exhibit
Jackson Artworks Gallery, Omaha, NE

Tugboat Presents
Sheldon Memorial Gallery, Lincoln, NE

Tugboat Presents
Hot Shops Art Center, Omaha, NE

2005 – Small Wonders: a return to innocence
Lincoln, NE

Bemis Center 8th Annual Art Auction
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE

Iowa Artists 2005, Curator Patricia Hickson Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA

*Where and When, MFA Exhibition
Eisentrager – Howard Gallery, Lincoln, NE

*Where and When, MFA Exhibition 817 Q, Lincoln, NE

Downtown Topeka Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit
Topeka, KS

UNL Graduate Student Exhibition
University Place Art Center, Lincoln, NE

Time 4 Love
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE

2004 – Douglas Theater Window Project
Douglas Theater, Lincoln, NE

MFA in Progress
Richards Hall – University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

All Sculpture Show
Jackson Artworks, Omaha, NE

Culture Defined
Rotunda Gallery – University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

*Jamie Burmeister
Rotunda Gallery – University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

2004-2005 Washburn University Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit
Washburn University, Topeka, KS

Wind and Water
Gene Leahy Mall, Omaha, NE

Bemis Shovel Project
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE

59th Juried Art Exhibition, Juror James Rondeau Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA

Visual Thaw – Faculty Art Exhibit
Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, NE

Down and Dirty
GAS Art, Lincoln, NE

2003 – Local Perspectives 2003, Juror Kathryn Hixson Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA

Elements, Jurors Mo Neal and Santiago Cal Fontenelle Forest, Bellevue, NE

Wind and Water, Juror J. Brooks Joyner
Gene Leahy Mall, Omaha, NE

Mono Type/Print Invitational Exhibition
13th Street Gallery, Omaha, NE

Contemporary IV, Juror Catherine Simpson
Period Gallery, Omaha, NE

Visual Thaw – Faculty Art Exhibit
Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, NE
B.S. Show
Rotunda Gallery, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

Tour de Lincoln
Lincoln, NE

700 Ashtrays
Snuff Out Tobacco, Omaha, NE

Celebration of Art & Soup
Durham Western Heritage Museum, Omaha, NE

2002 – *Jamie Burmeister Recent Work
13th Street Gallery, Omaha, NE

Richards Hall Beautification Project (Installation)
Richards Hall, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

Elements
Fontenelle Forest, Bellevue, NE

Visual Prozac IV
Nicholas Street Gallery, Omaha, NE

J. Doe II
Rose Blumkin Performing Art Center, Omaha, NE

Wind and Water
Gene Leahy Mall, Omaha, NE

Celebration of Art & Soup, Juror David Helm Durham Western Heritage Museum, Omaha, NE

Contemporary IV, Juror Bonnie O’Connell Period Gallery, Omaha, NE

Improvisational Piano (Installation)
Strauss Performing Arts Center, Omaha, NE

2001 – J. Doe Project
Mutual of Omaha Insurance Co., Omaha, NE

Color Me Blue
Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE

AAO Fall Exhibit
College of Saint Mary Hillmer Art Gallery, Omaha, NE

AAO Show at Bellevue University Gallery
Bellevue University Gallery, Bellevue, NE

Association of Nebraska Art Clubs Exhibition
Beatrice, NE

AAO Show at La Casa Gallery
La Casa Gallery, Omaha, NE

AAO Holidaze Show
La Casa Gallery, Omaha, NE

Celebration of Art & Soup
Durham Western Heritage Museum, Omaha, NE

2000 – Free-Male Art Exhibit
The Antiquarium Gallery, Omaha, NE

*Jamie Burmeister
Mary Greeley Medical Center, Ames, IA

Visual Prozac II
Nicholas Street Gallery, Omaha, NE

AAO Seven Artists
La Casa Gallery, Omaha, NE

AAO Fall Exhibit
College of Saint Mary Hillmer Art Gallery, Omaha, NE

AAO Talent Tree Miniature Show
Talent Tree Gallery, Omaha, NE

Commissions/Public Art

2018 – Irene
Dubuque Museum of Art, Dubuque, IA

2017 – Throw II
The Cube Art Project, Lincoln, NE

Metamorphosis
Masters Elementary, Omaha, NE

2016 – Shaker
Omaha Children’s Museum, Omaha, NE

Illumination
Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, NE

2015 – Stairs
Artist in Residence Serenbe, Chattahoochee Hills, GA

LUV U LUV
Outlook Project, Lincoln, NE

Message Matters
Mid-America Artist Alliance, Kansas City, MO

2014 – Monuments – Debbie Butler
Typecast – Recast, Omaha, NE

COLLABORATION
Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center, UNO, Omaha, NE

Eggs – Sculpt Siouxland
Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA

Message Matters
Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH

2013 – Slides – Sculpt Siouxland
Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA

Mak
Metropolitan Community College, Elkhorn, NE

2012 – Vermin.me
Omaha Public Power District

Gifford Park
Gifford Park Neighborhood Association, Omaha, NE

Vermin.me
Tom Triba

2011 – Message Matters
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE

2010 – Vermin.me, UNO CPACS Collaborating Commons Omaha 10-10-10 Conference, Omaha, NE

Vermin.me
Community Bike Shop Omaha, Omaha, NE

Duchampian Bike Rack
Greenstreet Cycles, Omaha, NE

2009 – Duchampian Bike Rack, Omaha Bike Blast Omaha, NE

Antelope Valley Reflecting Wall
Lincoln, NE

Throw
Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE

2008 – “South Omaha Sound Field” South Omaha Library Omaha, NE

2007 – “Omaha Song” O! Public Art Project Omaha, NE

2005 – “Drop” Downtown Topeka Topeka, KS

2004 – “Bucket” Gene Leahy Mall Omaha, NE

Bemis Shovel Project Omaha, NE
CORE Community Church Omaha, NE

2003 – Tour de Lincoln
Lincoln, NE

Snuff Out Tobacco Omaha, NE

2002 – CORE Community Church Omaha, NE

J. Doe II, David and Beth Kramer
Rose Blumkin Performing Arts Center, Omaha, NE

2001 – J. Doe Project, Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company Omaha, NE

2000 – Crisp Recording Studios Fayetteville, AR

CORE Community Church Omaha, NE

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Exhibition Catalogue, June 17-29, 2011

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AWARDS, HONORS AND RESIDENCIES
PV Art Residency, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico 2018 Visiting Artist, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 2017 Visiting Artist Nebraska Wesleyan Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 2016
Outstanding Artist, 2016 Governor’s Art Awards, Nebraska Arts Council, Omaha, NE 2016 Serenbe Artist in Residence Program, Chattahoochee Hills, GA 2015
People’s Choice Award, Sculpt Siouxland, Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA 2014 Best 3D Artist, Omaha Entertainment and Art Awards, Omaha, NE, 2014
Visiting Artist Nebraska Wesleyan Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 2014

Visiting Artist, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 2013 Visiting Artist, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO 2013
Bemis Center for Contemporary Art Community Arts Residency Heartland Community Service, Omaha, NE 2012

$500 First Place Award, “Art on the Plains XI”, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND 2012 Visiting Artist, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 2012
Visiting Artist, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 2012

Visiting Artist, Skinner Visual and Performing Arts Magnet Center, Omaha, NE 2011

American Institute of Architects 2010 Nebraska Merit Award for Unbuilt Work, Antelope Valley Reflecting Wall, 2010

$1000 Grant to support the vermin.me project as part of the Omaha 10-10-10 Conference, University of Nebraska at Omaha, UNO Cultural Enrichment Fund, Omaha, NE, 2010

$1000 Grant to support the vermin.me project as part of the Omaha 10-10-10 Conference, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Nebraska Arts Council, Omaha, NE, 2010

$5000 Distinguished Artist Award, 2010 Individual Artist Fellowship, Nebraska Arts Council, Omaha, NE, 2010

Visiting Artist, Skinner Visual and Performing Arts Magnet Center, Omaha, NE, 2009

American Institute of Architects 2009 Central States Region Honor Award, Antelope Valley Reflecting Wall, 2009

Kocher Visiting Artist, Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA, 2008

Antelope Valley Art Wall Concept Development Team, Lincoln, NE, 2008
Best Public Art Artist, Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards, Omaha, NE, 2007 Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts Residency,
KHN Center for the Arts, Nebraska City, NE, 2007

$5000 Distinguished Artist Award, 2007 Individual Artist Fellowship,
Nebraska Arts Council, Omaha, NE, 2007

Three-Dimensional Sculpture Award, Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards, Omaha, NE, 2006

Honorable Mention Award, 60th Juried Exhibition, Juror Cassel Oliver, Sioux City Art Center Sioux City, IA, 2006

BarkerArt Residency, Hot Shops Art Center, Omaha, NE, 2006

Woods Fellowship, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, 2002-2005

Woods Graduate Assistantship, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, 2002-2005 Trickey Memorial Award, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, 2004
Special Recognition Award, Contemporary IV, Period Gallery, Omaha, NE, 2003 Governor’s Choice Award, Tour de Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, 2003
Honorable Mention, B.S. Show, Rotunda Gallery, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, 2003

Honorable Mention, AAO Fall Exhibit, College of Saint Mary Hillmer Art Gallery, Omaha, NE, 2001

Award of Excellence, AAO La Casa Gallery Show, Omaha, NE, 2001

Award of Excellence, AAO Holidaze Show at La Casa Gallery, Omaha, NE, 2000-2001

Award of Excellence, AAO Fall Exhibit, College of Saint Mary Hillmer Art Gallery, Omaha, NE, 2000

Award of Excellence, AAO Talent Tree Miniature Show, Omaha, NE, 2000

First Prize 3D, Bellevue University Student Art Show, Bellevue University Gallery, Bellevue, NE, 1999

Thesis Scholarship, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1995

Lewis Art Scholarship, Harlan Community High School, Harlan, IA, 1988

LECTURES/PUBLIC-SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS/TELEVISION APPEARANCES
Jamie Burmeister Artist Talk
University of South Dakota Art Department, Vermillion, SD 2017

Masters and Music Series – Redifine: How we see and hear
Friends of Art, Department of Art and Art History, University of Nebraska – Omaha, Omaha, NE 2016

Panel Discussion: ArtPost
Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE 2016

Panel Discussion: Portfolio
Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE 2016

Visions and Ventures – 3D scanning and printing workshop Nebraska Wesleyan Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 2016

Panel Discussion: Continuum: Drawing, Painting, Sculpture Alumni Invitational
Eisentrager Howard Gallery, University Of Nebraska – Lincoln, NE 2016

Speaking of Making with Artist in Residence Jamie Burmeister Bosch Center at Serenbe, Chattahoochee Hills, GA 2015

Art Over Dinner: An Evening with Jamie Burmeister and MODA AIR Serenbe, Chattahoochee Hills, GA 2015

Local Artist Talk, Nebraska Art Teachers Association Fall Conference – Instill Art / Install Art, Omaha, NE, 2015

3D Scanning and Printing Workshops, Nebraska Art Teachers Association Fall Conference – Instill Art / Install Art, Omaha, NE, 2015

Masters and Music Series – Fusions: Art and Technology
Friends of Art, Department of Art and Art History, University of Nebraska – Omaha, Omaha, NE 2014

Faculty Insights – Jamie Burmeister, Video Interview Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, NE 2014

Debbie Butler, Educational Presentations TypeCast/Recast Exhibition, Omaha, NE 2014
3D Scanning and Printing Workshops
University of Nebraska – Omaha, Omaha, NE 2014

Visiting Artist – 3D Scanning and Printing Workshops Nebraska Wesleyan Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 2014

Visiting Artist – 3D Scanning and Printing Workshops University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 2013

3D Scanning and Printing Workshops
University of Nebraska – Omaha, Omaha, NE 2013

Visiting Artist – 3D Scanning and Printing Workshops University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO 2013

TypeCast/Recast Public Presentation
Holland Performing Arts Center, Omaha, NE 2013

Radio Interview
Life, with Psychic Suzanna, 1110 KFAB, Omaha, NE 2012

Artist Presentation
Suburban Rotary, Omaha, NE, 2012

Artist Presentation
University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE, 2012

Visiting Artist, Vermin.me
North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 2012

Visiting Artist, Vermin.me
University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 2012

“Whatever Mathers” Podcast, Omaha, NE 2012

Vermin.me Presentation
Pecha Kucha Night, Omaha, NE, 2011

Gallery Lecture, Shooting Gallery
Nicolaysen Art Museum, Casper, WY, 2011 Visiting Artist, Vermin.me
Skinner Art Magnet School, Omaha, NE, 2011

Artist Talk
Casper College, Casper, WY, 2011

Gallery Talk
Bemis Underground, Omaha, NE, 2010

Vermin.me Presentation
Omaha 10-10-10 Conference, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE, 2010

Vermin.me Presentation
Pecha Kucha Night, Lincoln, NE, 2010

Artist Lecture
University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE, 2009

Kocher Visiting Artist,
Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA, 2008

Artist Talk, South Omaha Library Dedication, South Omaha Library, Omaha, NE, 2008

Individual Artist Fellowship Recipients Artist Panel, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art Omaha, NE, 2007

Meet the Makers Series,
Omaha Children’s Museum, Omaha, NE, 2007

Artist Panel, Elements: an environmental art exhibit, Fontenelle Forest, Bellevue, NE

Artist Talk, Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Nebraska City, NE, 2007

Artist Talk, Elements: an environmental art exhibit, Fontenelle Forest, Bellevue, NE, 2007

Artist Talk, Jamie Burmeister: Vibrations, Legion Arts, Cedar Rapids, IA, 2007

Artist Talk, Jamie Burmeister: Code, Haydon Art Center, Lincoln, NE, 2007

Keynote Speaker, Hawkeye 10 Art Show,
Harlan Community High School, Harlan, IA, 2007 Television Interview, Metrovision, Omaha, NE, 2007
Green Art Panel Discussion – Panel Member, Bellevue University Art Gallery, Bellevue, NE, 2007

Artist Talk, Jamie Burmeister: The Music Within My Head, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA, 2006

Television Interview, Nebraska Artists, Metrovision, Omaha, NE, 2006

Artist Talk, Jamie Burmeister: The Music Within My Head, Bemis Underground Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE, 2006

Artist Talk, Reciprocal Exchange, Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA, 2006 Television Interview, Living In Iowa, Iowa Public Television, 2005
Exhibition Preview, Bemis Underground, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE, 2005

Bemis Center Slide Jam, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE, 2005 Lecture, Video Installation Seminar, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, 2004 Lecture, Mutual of Omaha Insurance Co., Omaha, NE, 2001
Lecture, Loveland School, Hot Shops Art Center, Omaha, NE, 2001

COLLECTIONS
Duncan Aviation, Lincoln, NE Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND
Kathryn and Marc LeBaron, Lincoln, NE Karen and Robert Duncan, Lincoln, NE
Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Nebraska City, NE Sue and Tom Tallman, Lincoln, NE
Todd Simon, Omaha, NE City of Omaha, NE
City of Topeka, KS
Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, NE Crisp Recording Studios, Fayetteville, AR

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts International Sculpture Center
College Art Association Rhizome
Kinetic Art Association

EXHIBITIONS CURATED AND JURIED
Sensory: Please Tough the Art, UNO Art Gallery, Omaha, NE, 2016 Curator
Fort Omaha Film Conference, Metropolitan Community College, Omaha NE, 2008 Juror
Fort Omaha Film Conference, Metropolitan Community College, Omaha NE, 2007 Juror
Student Art Exhibit, Iowa Western Community College, Council Bluffs IA, 2007 Juror
Art for Your Ears, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha NE, 2006 Juror


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
Jamie Burmeister, Modern Arts Midtown, Omaha, NE, 2017
Jamie Burmeister, Meadowlark Gallery, Grant, NE, 2016
LUV U LUV, Outlook Project, Fuse Coworking, Lincoln, NE 2015
Message Matters, Mid-America Artist Alliance, Kansas City, MO 2015
Walk The Night , Immersive Theatre Sculpture Installation, Blue Barn Theatre, Omaha, NE 2014 Vermin.me, Ongoing
world wide exhibition of small site specific figurative sculpture and related website Jamie Burmeister, Modern Arts
Midtown, Omaha, NE, 2014
Message Matters, Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH, 2014
Jamie Burmeister and Company, Modern Arts Midtown, Omaha, NE, 2013
Let’s Dance , University of Central Missouri Gallery of Art and Design, Warrensburg, MO, 2013
Prime, Gallery of Art and Design, Metropolitan Community College, Elkhorn, NE, 2012
Shooting Gallery, Nicolaysen Art Museum, Casper, WY, 2011
Vermin.me, Fred Simon Gallery, Omaha, NE, 2011
Vermin.me, Ongoing world wide exhibition of small site specific figurative sculpture and related website 140 Vermin ,
UNO CPACS Collaborating Commons, Omaha 10-10-10 Conference, Omaha, NE, 2010 Cli•mac•ter•ic ,,Tugboat
Presents: PUSH Gallery, Omaha, NE, 2010
Everybody Dance , Bellevue University Gallery, Hitchock Humanities Center, Bellevue, NE, 2009 Needle In Cotton ,
Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE, 2009
Marathon, Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA, 2008
Arrhytmy , Sheldon Connections, Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE, 2007
Vibrations , Legion Arts, Cedar Rapids, IA, 2007
Code , Haydon Art Center, Lincoln, NE, 2007
It’s all around us , Fred Simon Gallery, Omaha, NE, 2006
The Music Within My Head , Bemis Underground, Omaha, NE, 2006
Where and When , MFA Exhibition, 817 Q, Lincoln, NE, 2005
Jamie Burmeister , Rotunda Gallery – University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, 2004 Jamie Burmeister Recent
Work , 13th Street Gallery, Omaha, NE, 2002

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
Collection, Modern Arts Midtown, Omaha, NE, 2017
Open Gym, Curated by Alex Priest, Project Project, Omaha, NE, 2016
Joslyn ArtPost, Jolsyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE 2016
Sensory: Please Tough the Art, UNO Art Gallery, Omaha, NE 2016
ARTcetera, Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City IA, 2016
Continuum: Drawing, Painting, Sculpture Alumni Invitational, Eisentrager Howard Gallery, University Of Nebraska –
Lincoln, NE, 2016
The Black and White Show, Modern Arts Midtown, Omaha, NE, 2015
Art Seen: A Juried Exhibition of Artists from Omaha to Lincoln , Jolsyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE, 2015 ARTORETUM,
Gia and Ron Emory, Sioux City, IA, 2015
Pop Meets Street and anything in between, Modern Arts Midtown, Omaha, NE, 2015
MCC Faculty Art Exhibition, MCC Gallery of Art and Design, Elkhorn, NE, 2015
2014 Survey: Omaha Artists, Michael Phipps Gallery, Omaha, NE 2014
The Museum of Alternative History , Omaha Public Library, Omaha, NE 2014
ARTORETUM, Gia and Ron Emory, Sioux City, IA, 2014
Sculpt Siouxland , Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA, 2014
Monuments – Debbie Butler,Typecast – Recast, Omaha, NE, 2014
Still the Sky, Instinct Art Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, 2014
ARTORETUM, Gia and Ron Emory, Sioux City, IA, 2013
Sculpt Siouxland , Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA, 2013
The Museum of Alternative History, RNG Gallery, Council Bluffs, IA, 2013
Art on the Plains XI , Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND 2012
Picture Picture: Nebraska Video Art Now, The New BLK Gallery, Omaha, NE 2011
Another Nebraska, Bemis Center For Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE, 2011
Presents: 3 Months of Mail Art for Hyperallergic HQ, Hyperallergic HQ, Brooklyn, NY 2011
Metropolitan Community College Faculty Exhibition , MCC Gallery of Art and Design, Elkhorn, NE, 2011􀀀 Science
Fair , Urban Storage Building, Omaha, NE, 2011
KANEKO Block Party, KANEKO, Omaha, NE, 2010
Far Flung , Eisentrager-Howard Gallery, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, 2010 Extraordinary Rendition,
Bemis Underground, Omaha, NE, 2010
Summer Mash-Up, ProjectRoom, Lincoln, NE, 2010
I.NT.ER.VA.LS. , MCC Gallery of Art and Design, Elkhorn, NE, 2009
All Sculpture Show , Jackson Artworks, Omaha, NE, 2008
Fruits of Their Labor , Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE, 2008
Re.action, Annmarie Garden Sculpture Park and Arts Center, Solomons, MD, 2008
Drawing the Line, Haydon Art Center, Lincoln, NE, 2008
Transformation, Create:Fixate, Los Angeles, CA, 2008
State of the Art , Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE, 2007
Elements: an environmental art exhibit , Fontenelle Forest, Bellevue, NE, 2007
Nebraska Arts Council Awardees, Sheldon Connections, Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE, 2007
O! Public Art Project , Omaha, NE, 2007
MCC Visual Arts Faculty Exhibit , Jackson Artworks Gallery, Omaha, NE, 2007
Green Art , Bellevue University Art Gallery, Bellevue, NE, 2007
Omaha Entertainment Awards , Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE, 2006
BarkerArt Residency Exhibition , Hot Shops Art Center, Omaha, NE, 2006
34 th Annual Toys Designed by Artists Arkansas Arts Center , Little Rock, AR, 2006
60 th Juried Exhibition , Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA, 2006
Reciprocal Exchange , Curator Bethany Springer, Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA, 2006
MCC Visual Arts Faculty Exhibit , Jackson Artworks Gallery, Omaha, NE, 2006
Tugboat Presents , Sheldon Memorial Gallery, Lincoln, NE, 2006
Tugboat Presents , Hot Shops Art Center, Omaha, NE, 2006
Small Wonders a return to innocence , Lincoln, NE, 2005
Iowa Artists 2005 , Curator Patricia Hickson, Des Moines Art Center Downtown, Des Moines, IA, 2005 Where and
When , MFA Exhibition, Eisentrager – Howard Gallery, Lincoln, NE, 2005
Downtown Topeka Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit , Topeka, KS, 2005
UNL Graduate Student Exhibition , University Place Art Center, Lincoln, NE, 2005
Time 4 Love , Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE, 2005
Douglas Theater Window Project , Douglas Theater, Lincoln, NE, 2004
MFA in Progress , Richards Hall – University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, 2004
All Sculpture Show , Jackson Artworks, Omaha, NE, 2004
Culture , Rotunda Gallery – University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, 2004
2004-2005 Washburn University Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit , Washburn University, Topeka, KS, 2004 Wind and
Water , Gene Leahy Mall, Omaha, NE, 2004
59 th Juried Art Exhibition , Juror James Rondeau, Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA, 2004
Visual Thaw – Faculty Art Exhibit , Metro Community College, Omaha, NE, 2004
Down and Dirty , GAS Art, Lincoln, NE, 2004
Local Perspectives 2003 , Juror Kathryn Hixson, Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA, 2003 Elements, Jurors Mo Neal
and Santiago Cal , Fontenelle Forest, Bellevue, NE, 2003
Wind and Water , Juror J. Brooks Joyner, Gene Leahy Mall, Omaha, NE, 2003
Mono Type/Print Invitational Exhibition , 13th Street Gallery, Omaha, NE, 2003 Contemporary IV, Juror Catherine
Simpson, Period Gallery, Omaha, NE, 2003
Visual Thaw – Faculty Art Exhibit , Metro Community College, Elkhorn, NE, 2003
B.S. Show , Rotunda Gallery, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, 2003
Elements , Fontenelle Forest, Bellevue, NE, 2002
Visual Prozac IV , Nicholas Street Gallery, Omaha, NE, 2002
Wind and Water , Gene Leahy Mall, Omaha, NE, 2002
Contemporary IV , Juror Bonnie O’Connell, Period Gallery, Omaha, NE, 2002
Color Me Blue , Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE, 2001
Free-Male Art Exhibit , The Antiquarium Gallery, Omaha, NE, 2000
Visual Prozac II , Nicholas Street Gallery, Omaha, NE, 2000

SELECTED COMMISSIONS
Irene, Dubuque Museum of Art, Dubuque, IA, 2018
Throw II, The Cube Art Project, Lincoln, NE, 2017
Metamorphosis, Masters Elementary, Omaha, NE, 2017
Shaker, Omaha Children’s Museum, Omaha, NE, 2016 Illumination, Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, NE,
2016 Stairs, Artist in Residence Serenbe, Chattahoochee Hills, GA, 2016 LUV U LUV, Outlook Project, Lincoln, NE,
2015
Message Matters, Mid-America Artist Alliance, Kansas City, MO 2015 Eggs , Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA,
2014
Message Matters, Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH, 2014
Monuments – Debbie Butler, Typecast – Recast, Omaha, NE, 2013 Slides, Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA, 2013
Mak, Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, NE, 2013
Gifford Park, Omaha NE, 2012
Message Matters, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE, 2011.
Vermin.me, UNO CPACS Collaborating Commons , Omaha 10-10-10 Conference, Omaha, NE, 2010 Vermin.me,
Community Bike Shop Omaha, Omaha, NE, 2010
Duchampian Bike Rack , Greenstreet Cycles, Omaha, NE, 2010
Throw , Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE, 2009
South Omaha Sound Field , South Omaha Library, Omaha, NE, 2008
Omaha Song , O! Public Art Project, Omaha, NE, 2007
Drop , Downtown Topeka, Topeka, KS, 2005
Bucket , City of Omaha, Gene Leahy Mall, Omaha, NE, 2004
Bemis Shovel Project, Omaha, NE, 2004
As One , Tour de Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, 2003
View from Two Wheels , Tour de Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, 2003
700 Ashtrays Snuff Out Tobacco, Omaha, NE, 2003
Improvisational Piano , Strauss Performing Arts Center, Omaha, NE, 2002
Puzzle Doe , J. Doe II, David and Beth Kramer, Rose Blumkin Performing Arts Center, Omaha, NE, 2002 Digby Doe ,
J. Doe Project, Mutual of Omaha Insurance Co., Omaha, NE, 2001
Crisp Recording Studios, Fayetteville, AR, 2000

AWARDS, HONORS AND RESIDENCIES
Visiting Artist, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 2017
Visiting Artist Nebraska Wesleyan Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 2016
Outstanding Artist, 2016 Governor’s Art Awards, Nebraska Arts Council, Omaha, NE 2016
Serenbe Artist in Residence Program, Chattahoochee Hills, GA 2015
Local Artist Talk, Nebraska Art Teachers Association Fall Conference – Instill Art / Install Art, Omaha, NE, 2015
Masters and Music Series – Fusions: Art and Technology, Friends of Art, Department of Art and Art History,
University of Nebraska – Omaha, Omaha, NE 2014
People’s Choice Award, Sculpt Siouxland , Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA 2014
Best 3D Artist, Omaha Entertainment and Art Awards, Omaha, NE, 2014
Visiting Artist Nebraska Wesleyan Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 2014
Visiting Artist, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 2013
Visiting Artist, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO 2013
Bemis Center for Contemporary Art Community Arts Residency, Omaha, NE 2012
$500 First Place Award, “Art on the Plains XI ”, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND 2012
Visiting Artist, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 2012
Visiting Artist, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 2012
Visiting Artist, Skinner Visual and Performing Arts Magnet Center, Omaha, NE 2011
$1000 Grant to support the vermin.me project as part of the Omaha 10-10-10 Conference,
University of Nebraska at Omaha, UNO Cultural Enrichment Fund, Omaha, NE, 2010 $1000 Grant to support the
vermin.me project as part of the Omaha 10-10-10 Conference,
University of Nebraska at Omaha, Nebraska Arts Council, Omaha, NE, 2010 $5000 Distinguished Artist Award, 2010
Individual Artist Fellowship,
Nebraska Arts Council, Omaha, NE, 2010
Visiting Artist, Skinner Visual and Performing Arts Magnet Center, Omaha, NE 2009
Kocher Visiting Artist, Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA, 2008
Antelope Valley Art Wall Concept Development Team, Lincoln, NE, 2008
Best Public Art Artist, Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards, Omaha, NE, 2007
Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts Residency, KHN Center for the Arts, Nebraska City, NE, 2007 $5000
Distinguished Artist Award, 2007 Individual Artist Fellowship,
Nebraska Arts Council, Omaha, NE, 2007
Three-Dimensional Sculpture Award, Omaha Entertainment and Art Awards, Omaha, NE, 2006 Honorable Mention,
60 th Juried Exhibition, Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA
BarkerArt Residency, Hot Shops Art Center, Omaha, NE, 2006
Woods Fellowship, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, 2002-2005
Woods Graduate Assistantship, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, 2002-2005 Trickey Memorial Award,
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, 2004
Special Recognition Award, Contemporary IV, Period Gallery, Omaha, NE, 2003
Governor’s Choice Award, Tour de Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, 2003

EDUCATION
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, M.F.A., 2005 University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE, M.S., 1995
Creighton University, Omaha, NE, B.A., 1992


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