Rafael Salas

Rafael Francisco Salas

Associate Professor of Art

[email protected]
920-748-8782
Office: Rodman 119

  • Basic Information
  • Publications
  • Professional Affiliations
  • Pedagogy
  • Professional Experience

Basic Information

Education

  • M.F.A., The New York Academy of Art
  • B.A., Macalester College

Courses Taught

  • Painting I
  • Drawing I
  • Painting II
  • Drawing II
  • The Contemporary Portrait
  • The Uncanny
  • Symbolic Archetypes
  • Senior Seminar

Personal website: www.rafaelsalas.com

Publications

  • Article in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, November, 13 2017.
  • Article in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, August, 3 2017.
  • Article in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, August 5, 2016.
  • Review in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 15, 2016.
  • Review in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 30, 2016.
  • Review in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 10, 2016.
  • Review in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, April 14, 2016.
  • Review in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 18, 2016.
  • Review in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 11, 2016.
  • Review in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 11, 2016.
  • Review in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, February 19, 2016.
  • Cover article for Wisconsin People and Ideas, Winter 2016.
  • Review in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 15, 2015.
  • Review in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 14, 2015.

Professional/Scholarly Affiliations

  • Board of Directors of the Museum of Wisconsin Art

Pedagogy

  • Guest Lecture, The Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, 11/27/17

Professional Experience

Exhibits

Solo Exhibits

2018   Ballads of the Middle St. Norbert College, De Pere, Wisconsin, 1/22-2/16

2017   Ballads Elms College, Chicopee, MA, 11/1-11/15

2015
World Without End, Edgewood College, Madison, Wisconsin, 10/15

Wasted Days and Wasted Nights, Portrait Society Gallery and Walker’s Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 3/15

Wasted Days & Wasted Nights, James Watrous Gallery in Madison, Wisconsin.

2013    Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin, 3/13

2012    Lucid Dreams, Portrait Society Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1/12

2009    Portrait Society Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 9/09

2009    Paintings by Rafael Francisco SalasNeville Public Museum,

Green Bay, Wisconsin, 4/09

2009    Rafael Francisco Salas: Recent Paintings and Drawings, Edgewood College,

Madison, Wisconsin, 2/09

2007    Substituting EmptinessLatino Arts, Inc., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 9/07

2007    Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend, Wisconsin, 6/07

2006    Weary Memory, Caestecker Gallery, Ripon, Wisconsin, 2/06

2004    The University of Wisconsin-Waukesha, 11/04

2003    Interiors (Dwellings), Chashama Gallery, New York, New York, 10/03


 Selected Group Exhibits

2017     NOW Figuration , Portrait Society Gallery, 7/21
2016    Indiana Green, UW-Sheboygan

2016    Super Natural, John Michael Kohler Art Center, on view until 9/11

2016    Luck of the Draw, The Bubbler Gallery, Madison Public Library, 1/08-2/26

2015    Group exhibit, Thelma, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.

2012    The Academy Strikes Back, Mohawk Valley Community College:  Utica, New York, 4/12

Daychola Gallery, Green Lake, Wisconsin

Indiana Green, EffJay Projekts, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, 4/12

Obscura, EffJay Projekts, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, 3/12

2011    67th Art Annual, Neville Public Museum, Green Bay, Wisconsin, 11/11-2/12

2011    Wisconsin Artists Biennial, Anderson Arts Center, Kenosha, Wisconsin, summer 2011

2011    Crossroads: Art on 27th and WellsPresented by Avenues West

Association and the Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University;

featuring Hans Gindlesberger, Rafael Francisco Salas, Michael Velliquette, Rina Yoon, 06/11

2010    Revisiting Landscape: The Natural and the Artificial, Horicon Marsh International

Education Center, Horicon, Wisconsin, 12/10-2/11

2010    Circa Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 10/10

2010    Art Perchance, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 8/10

2010    New Bedford Art Museum Vault Series, New Bedford, Massachusetts, summer 2010

2010    Eight Counties, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, 1/10

2009    The Intimate Page, Portrait Society Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 11/09

2009    Skin: Drawings, Community College of Vermont, Burlington, 6/09

2009    Big Big Bangs, Small Small Bucks, Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1/09

2009    Personal Culture: New Art From Latin Americans,

Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1/09

2008    Magic and Power: Eddy Dominguez and Rafael Francisco Salas

Carlston Art Gallery, UW Stevens Point, Wisconsin, 10/08

2008    Reforming US: Immigration Through Art, Crown Center Gallery of Loyola

University,  Chicago, Illinois, 6/08

2007    Submission Show, Sarah Bowen Gallery, Brooklyn, New York 6/07