RESUME

LORA JOST, ARTIST                                                                 

lorajost@hotmail.com

www.lorajost.org, Facebook: Lora Jost, Artist

 

EDUCATION

 

1992 M.F.A. University of Wisconsin-Madison

1990 M.A. University of Wisconsin-Madison

1988 B.A. Bethel College (North Newton, Kansas)

Additional course work: Wichita State University (Kansas), University of Kansas (Lawrence, Kansas), American University (Washington, DC)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Exhibits, Group Exhibits, Teaching, Workshops, Presentations, Awards, Grants, Residencies, Commissions, Illustrations, Murals, Collaborative Community Art Projects, Co-authored Book, Publications, Writing, Press, Professional Organizations, Board Service

 

EXHIBITS

Media: drawing, scratchboard, clayboard, mosaic, mixed-media collage, installation

 

Sound the Climate Alarm

2021 Lumberyard Gallery, Baldwin City, Kansas

2020 Middle Gallery, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, Kansas

2019 Carriage Factory Gallery, Newton, Kansas—with Rachel Epp Buller and Emily Schroeder Willis

 

Animals

2014 Phoenix Gallery Underground, Lawrence, Kansas

 

Cut, Scratch, Smash, Stack

2013 Lincoln Arts Center, Lincoln, Kansas—with Angela Pickman and Hanna Eastin

 

Better Angels, Deer and a Boat

2012 Do’s Deluxe, Lawrence, Kansas

 

Lora Jost at Wheatfields

2011 Wheatfields Bakery and Cafe, Lawrence, Kansas

 

Scratch, Sprinkle, Cut

2011 Carnegie Cultural Center, Ottawa, Kansas—with Angela Pickman and Azyz Sharafy

 

Linked in Spirit: An Exhibition of Mixed-media Collages, Scratchboard drawings, and Mosaics

2010 Yost Art Gallery, Highland Community College, Highland, Kansas          

2010 The Lawrence Percolator, Lawrence, Kansas

2010 Fine Arts Center Gallery, Bethel College, North Newton, Kansas

 

Two Mothers, Two Sons

2007 Gallery, Lawrence Public Library, Lawrence, Kansas—with Sara Stalling and our sons, ages 5 and 6

 

The Experience of Farmers (art based on interviews with farmers about their experiences)

2003 Heritage Museum, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

2002 Gallery of Rural Art, The National Agriculture Center, Bonner Springs, Kansas

2002 Babcock Hall, Lawrence, Kansas

2002 Mattie Rhodes Art Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri

2001 Z’s Divine Expresso on 23rd, Lawrence, Kansas

2001 Lawrence Public Library, Auditorium, Lawrence, Kansas

2001 Peace Connections, Newton, Kansas

2001 Frank Carlson Library, Concordia, Kansas

2001 Lutheran Synod Meeting, Marriott Hotel, Kansas City, Missouri

2001 Cloud County Community College, Concordia, Kansas

2001 Downtown Development Day, State Capital, Topeka, Kansas

2000 Sycamore House Gallery, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 2000 (as a work in progress)

 

Weathering the Storm: Stories of Perseverance (art based on stories; included installation of coats for distribution)

1999 Hartzler Library Gallery, Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Virginia

1998 Historical Building, Glasco, Kansas

1998 Raymond Eastwood Gallery, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, Kansas

 

Meetings and Other Mysteries

1997 Wheatfields Bakery and Cafe, Lawrence, Kansas

1997 Fine Arts Center Gallery, Bethel College, North Newton, Kansas

 

Meetings

1996 Home Office, Inc., Bloomington, Indiana

1996 Rosemary Miller Gallery, John Waldron Art Center, Bloomington, Indiana

 

Small in the Hall

1994Arthouse Cafe, Madison, Wisconsin

 

Picture Your Vote                                                                                                           

1992 Pyxis Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin (installation of mail-art)

 

Fax Art Response

1992 Survival Graphics, Madison, Wisconsin (MFA exhibit, installation of faxed art)

 

Acts on Paper

1991 Sunprint Cafe and Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin

 

Conversation and Community

1990 Humanities Building Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison (MA exhibit, installation of collaboratively made artwork documenting conversations on the topic of community)

 

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITS (2012-present)

Media: drawing, scratchboard, clayboard, mosaic, mixed-media collage

 

2012-2022 Lawrence Arts Center Benefit Auction, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, KS

2020 The Way Home, exhibit at Mennonite Arts Weekend, Pleasant Ridge Presbyterian Church, Cincinnati, OH (one of the featured artists)

2019, 2021 Lawrence Art Guild All Members Show, Cider Gallery, Lawrence, KS

2017 12 x 12 National Juried Exhibition, Raymond Eastwood Gallery, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, KS

2017 Crossing the Line, Margaret Martin Gehman Gallery, Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, VA (exhibit accompanied Crossing the Line: Women of Anabaptist Traditions Encounter Borders and Boundaries conference; drawing)

2016 Art-violins Auction, Grace Hill Winery, Whitewater, Kansas (fundraiser, Newton Mid-Kansas Symphony Orchestra; mosaic)

2016 Kansas People’s History Project, Watkins Museum of History, Lawrence, Kansas (poster; one of 20 selected for screen print portfolio). Also at: Bethel College, North Newton, Kansas; Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kansas; InterUrban Arthouse, Overland Park, Kansas

2015 Terra Verde, NOTO Artsplace, Topeka, Kansas (mixed-media)

2014 Vision of Lawrence: Celebrating 10 Years of Lawrence Magazine, Lawrence Public Library, Lawrence, KS (one of the featured artists)

2014 Are You My Mother, Watson Gallery, Salina, Kansas (Feminist Art Project exhibit; scratchboard)

2013 Postpartum, Erman B. White Gallery, Butler County Community College,

El Dorado, Kansas (Feminist Art Project exhibit; scratchboard)

2013 Working on the Bias, Watson Gallery, Salina, Kansas (Feminist Art Project exhibit; embroidery, applique)

2012 Art Lives, CityArts, Wichita, Kansas (Feminist Art Project exhibit of 2-person collaborations; painting/assemblage with Erika Nelson)

 

ADDITIONAL GROUP EXHIBITS (1990-present)

 

Margaret Martin Gehman Gallery (Harrisonburg, VA), Grace Hill Winery (Whitewater, KS), Watkins Museum of History (Lawrence, KS), Bethel College (North Newton, KS), Pittsburg State University (Pittsburg, KS), InterUrban Arthouse (Overland Park, KS), NOTO Artsplace (Topeka, KS), Lawrence Public Library (Lawrence, KS), Watson Gallery (Salina, KS), Erman B. White Gallery (El Dorado, KS), CityArts (Wichita, KS), Cider Gallery (Lawrence, KS), Strecker-Nelson Gallery (Manhattan, Kansas), Whirled Art at Hobbes-Taylor Lofts (Lawrence, Kansas), The Lawrence Percolator (Lawrence, Kansas), 1109 Gallery (Lawrence, Kansas), Ann Evans Gallery and the Raymond Eastwood Gallery, Lawrence Arts Center (includes yearly art auction, Lawrence, Kansas), Lincoln Arts Center (Lincoln, Kansas), Fine Arts Center Gallery, Bethel College (N. Newton, Kansas), Tom Fooleries (Kansas City, Missouri), 500 Locust Gallery (Lawrence, Kansas), Riverfront Gallery (Lawrence, Kansas), National Women’s Music Festival, School of Fine Art Gallery, Indiana University (Bloomington, Indiana), Bellevue Cooperative (Bloomington, Indiana), Daisybrain Media Center and Gallery (Bloomington, Indiana), The Pump House (La Crosse, Wisconsin), Porter Butts Gallery (Madison, Wisconsin), Randolph Street Gallery (Chicago, Illinois), Humanities Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison (Madison, Wisconsin), Texas Union Gallery, University of Texas (Austin, Texas), Walker’s Point Center for the Arts (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)

 

ON-LINE EXHIBITS

 

2021 Art Storm to #StopLine3, sponsored by MN350 (drawing)

2021 Just Imagine, exhibit with the Arts Dismantling Capitalism Symposium, Cooperation Humbolt (drawing)

 

STUDIO ART SALES

 

2019 Holiday Studio Sale—with Sara Taliaferro

 

TEACHING, WORKSHOPS, PRESENTATIONS, TALKS (children, teens, adults, seniors)

 

1997-2022 Teacher, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, Kansas (classes in sketchbook-journaling, words and pictures together, creative process, collage, imaginative drawing, drawing practice, drawing stories, drawing in black and white)

 

2021 Artist Talk, “Art, Animals, and Extinction,” Lawrence Hidden Valley Camp (one of three presenters for Girl Scout art camp)

 

2020 Artist Talk, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, Kansas (artist talk about exhibit)

 

2019 Artist Talk, Carriage Factory Gallery, Newton, Kansas (artist talk about exhibit)

 

2020 Presentation, “Scratch, Mark, Break,” Mennonite Arts Weekend Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio

 

2018 Project Facilitator, Art Cafe, First United Methodist Church (facilitated a mosaic project with youth participants)

 

2017 Visiting Artist, Bethel College, North Newton, Kansas (lecture in Activism, Art and Design class, and hands-on scratchboard workshop in Printmaking class)

 

2012-13 Facilitator/Teacher for “Art Nights,” Family Promise, Lawrence, Kansas (art classes for homeless children and families)

 

2010 Facilitator/Teacher, Hands-on Family Art Workshop, Lawrence Percolator, Lawrence, Kansas (family workshop included making mixed-media collages, clayboard drawings, and mosaics)

 

2008 Facilitator/Teacher, “Family Collage Workshop: Art and Music,” Watkins Community History Museum (family workshop accompanied Smithsonian exhibit “New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music)

 

2008-2009 Co-facilitator with Sara Stalling, Art and Conversation Group, GaDuGi SafeCenter, Lawrence, Kansas (classes in assemblage and mosaic with survivors of sexual violence)

 

2002, 2003 Workshop leader, School of Education, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas (lecture and workshop on sketchbook-journaling)

 

2001 Teacher, East Heights Afterschool Program and the Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, Kansas (drop-in art program and mural making)

 

2000 Co-facilitator with Jane Wegscheider, Boys and Girls Club, Lawrence, Kansas (mural making)

 

1998-99 Adjunct Lecturer, Washburn University, Topeka, Kansas (general education art class)

 

1998 Co-facilitator with Jane Wegscheider, Van Go Mobile Arts, Lawrence, Kansas (art car mural)

 

1995-96 Facilitator/Teacher, John Waldron Art Center and the Community Kitchen, Bloomington, Indiana (drop-in art program for homeless people)

 

1994 Teacher, Department of Continuing Education in the Arts, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin (collage)

 

1993-94 Art Specialist, Madison School-Community Recreation Parks and Playgrounds Program, Madison, Wisconsin (led art projects with children at parks and playgrounds in Madison)

 

1993-94 Teacher, “Expanding Visions in the Arts,” Department of Continuing Education in the Arts, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin (collage, video)

 

1993 Adjunct Lecturer, University of Minnesota Studio Arts Extension and Intermedia Arts Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota (media arts)

 

AWARDS, GRANTS, RESIDENCIES, SELECT COMMISSIONS

 

2018 Commission, With Nature Sing, Bethel College Mennonite Church, North Newton, Kansas (six mosaics)

 

2017, 2013 Selected artist, Banned Book Trading Card Contest, Lawrence Public Library, Lawrence, Kansas (art reproduced on trading cards)

 

2015 Commission, Night in the Flint Hills, Spellman Brady and Company, St. Louis, Missouri (mosaic)

 

2014 Phoenix Award, Lawrence, Kansas (Lawrence Cultural Arts Commission award for outstanding artistic achievement, Visual Arts category)

 

2013 Commission, Almost Spring, Free State Brewery, Lawrence, KS (mosaic mural in restaurant)

 

2008 Artist in Residence, Glasco: Historic Downtown District Mural, sponsored by City of Glasco (Glasco, Kansas) with a Grassroots Grant from the Kansas Arts Commission (mural project)

 

2007 Kansas Notable Book Award, Kansas Center for the Book at the State Library of Kansas (for co-authored book Kansas Murals: A Traveler’s Guide)

 

2004 Silver Award, CASE District VI, Excellence in Fundraising Materials: Fundraising Direct Mail, (illustration for fundraising materials for the University of Kansas)

 

2001 Artist in Residence, sponsored by the City of Glasco (Glasco, Kansas) with a Grassroots Grant from the Kansas Arts Commission (sketchbook-journaling workshops for children and adults)

 

1999-2000 Artist in Residence, sponsored by the City of Glasco (Glasco, Kansas) and United Lutheran Ministries (north central Kansas) with a Grassroots Grant from the Kansas Arts Commission, Salina, Kansas (interview component of The Experience of Farmers)

 

2000 Commission, Cranes, Jack Hope Design-Build, Lawrence, Kansas (mural in business)

 

2000 Commission, Stories of Triumph, Celebrate!, Women Tell Their Stories Conference, Bethel College, North Newton, Kansas (mural with postal art component)

 

2000 Artist in Residence, New York Mills Regional Cultural Center, New York Mills, Minnesota (sketchbook-journaling workshops in the public schools and interviews/work for The Experience of Farmers)

 

1999 Selected artist, Kansas Artists Postcard Competition Series XXII, project of the Association of Community Arts Agencies, Salina, Kansas (reproduced postcard)

 

1999 Artist in Action Grant, Silhouette Festival Calendar, Smoky Hill River Festival, Salina Arts and Humanities Commission, Salina, Kansas (participatory installation for festival)

 

1998 Artist in Residence, Community in Conversation, sponsored by the Glasco Arts Council (Glasco, Kansas) with a Grassroots Grant from the Kansas Arts Commission (mural project)

 

1998 Mini-Fellowship, Weathering the Storm, Kansas Arts Commission, Topeka, Kansas (exhibit)

 

1997 First Place in 2-D Award, Art in the Park, Lawrence Art Guild Juried Art Fair, Lawrence, Kansas

 

1993 Film in the Cities Regional Film/Video Grant, Minneapolis, Minnesota (collaborative project grant for Video Wedge Project)

 

1992 Grant, Picture Your Vote, Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission, Madison, Wisconsin (for window installation)

 

1991-92 Edith L. Gilbertson Scholarship, School of Education, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

 

1991-92 Vilas Award Scholarship, The Graduate School, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

 

ILLUSTRATION

 

Packaging illustration

2015 Free State Brewery, Lawrence, Kansas, Front Porch Series six-pack carrier

 

Editorial illustration (covers, spreads, spots)

Kansas! Magazine, Lawrence Magazine, KU Giving, Kansas Alumni, Oread Engineer, Pitch Weekly, The Mennonite, Bloomington Confidential, Kansas University Endowment Association fund appeal

 

Posters

2021 Douglas County Newcomers Guide and Parks and Green Spaces LLC

2016 Kansas People’s History Project

2008 River City Reading Festival

 

Book Cover Illustration

2019 Taking On Life, by Antonio Sanchez Day, Coal City Press (2019)

2012 To the Stars Through Difficulty, ed. Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, Mammoth Publications (2012)

 

MURALS (INDIVIDUAL COMMISSIONS AND COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS)

 

2014 Nearly Spring, Free State Brewery, Lawrence, Kansas (commission)

 

2008 Glasco: Historic Downtown District, Glasco, Kansas (artist residency)

 

2001 Langston Hughes Mural, Lawrence High School students, Lawrence, Kansas (co-facilitated mural project with students)

 

1998, 2000, 2001 Van Go Mobile Arts art car; Boys and Girls Club mural; East Heights Afterschool Program mural (facilitated/co-facilitated projects with children)

 

2000 Cranes, Jack Hope Design-Build Building, Lawrence, Kansas (commission)

 

2000 Stories of Triumph, Celebrate!, Women Tell Their Stories Conference, Bethel College, North Newton, Kansas (commission)

 

1998 Community and Conversation, Glasco Kansas (artist residency)

 

COLLABORATIVE COMMUNITY ART PROJECTS (also see TEACHING and RESIDENCIES)

 

2016 Heating Up: Artists Respond to Climate Change, co-facilitated series of cultural and educational events in Lawrence, Kansas, sponsored by the USDAC-Lawrence Field Office and LETUS (Lawrence Ecology Teams United in Sustainability) with the Lawrence Percolator and Haskell Indian Nations University, included:

 

            Exhibit: Heating Up: Artists Respond to Climate Change, Lawrence Percolator (included over 50 artists,    poets, musicians, and performers)

 

            Children’s art workshop: Landscape Transformations, Lawrence Public Library (led by the Spencer           Museum of Art’s “Art Cart”)

 

            Teen exhibit: Effecting Change, Watkins Museum of History (produced by teen curatorial team Hang12)

 

            Panel discussion: How Can We Work Together on Climate Change, Haskell Indian Nations University       (panelists: Saralyn Reece Hardy, Thad Holcombe, Eileen Horn, Jay T. Johnson, Dan Wildcat)

 

            Dance and poetry performance: Mrs. Noah in Poetry and Dance, Lawrence Percolator (poet Elizabeth        Schultz and dancer Joan Stone)

 

            Writing Workshop: A Change in the Weather: Writing from Climate Change Art, Lawrence Percolator       (led by writer Caryn Mirriam Goldberg and writer/naturalist Ken Lassman)

 

            Community Work Day: Haskell’s First Annual Wetland Restoration Day, Haskell Wetlands (a workday to seed and plant, with community volunteers led by Haskell’s Eco Ambassadors)

 

2014 Lawrence Climate March Maker/Speaker Party, South Park, Lawrence, Kansas, co-facilitated event sponsored by USDAC-Lawrence Field Office and LETUS (Lawrence Ecology Teams United in Sustainability), and Shield the People (a project of the Rosebud Sioux tribe)

 

2010 Save Our Schools, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, Kansas, co-facilitated this exhibit, an extension of the Save Our Schools exhibit, included art and artifacts from all Lawrence elementary schools

 

2010 Save Our Schools, Percolator, Lawrence, Kansas, co-facilitated this exhibit of art and artifacts by and about the New York and Cordley Elementary School communities

 

CO-AUTHORED BOOK, PUBLICATIONS, WRITING

 

2016 “Heating Up: Artists Respond to Climate Change, A Series of Cultural and Educational Events in Lawrence, Kansas Part I,” USDAC website

 

2016 “Many Thanks, Part Three of Heating Up: Artists Respond to Climate Change,” USDAC website

 

2014 “The People’s Climate March Maker/Speaker Party, Lawrence, KS,” USDAC website

 

2012 Poem, To the Stars Through Difficulty, ed. Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg (poem)

 

2011 “Quagmire in My Son’s Backpack,” Just Moms, Barclay Press (essay)

 

2007 “Making a Statement for Peace: CJ Brune,” Lawrencian, Lawrence, Kansas (feature article)

 

2007 “The Kindergarten Boogy-Bunny” in Mamazine.com (on-line magazine)

 

2006 Kansas Murals: A Traveler’s Guide, co-authored with Dave Loewenstein, University Press of Kansas (book; funded by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Kansas Arts Commission, and private donations)

 

PRESS BIBLIOGRAPY (PRINT, WEB, TV, RADIO)

2021 Amber Fraley, “5 Epic Murals to Explore: These Public Works of Art Celebrate Kansas Themes and Life,” Kansas! Magazine, Volume 77 Issue 2 (quote)

 

2021 Rachel Epp-Buller, “Activism, Art and Design: Bringing Social Justice to Life in the Higher Education Curriculum,” Art Education, Volume 74, Issue 1, 2021 (discussion of my visiting artist presentation about Heating Up; image of poster)

 

2019 “Three Artists Featured in New Exhibit,” The Newton Kansan, July 19, 2019 (photo, article)

 

2017 “The Value of Hope: Artist Statement,” Context (Bethel College alumni magazine), April 2017 (two-page photo-spread with artist statement)

 

2016 Konza 2016 (online journal), https://konzajournaldotcom.files.wordpress.com/2016/07/healing-up-artists-respond-to-climate-change.pdf (featured photo of art with poem by Dennis Etzel,

 

2016 Joanna Hlavacek, “Talk about climate change ‘heats up’ with Percolator exhibit,” Lawrence Journal-World, March 27, 2016 (photos, interview)

 

2016 Lori Hasselman, “Haskell artists “heat up” community climate change event,” Indian Leader, March 13, 2016

(quotes)

 

2016 Samantha Foster, “Artists seek to spark dialogue with exhibit exploring climate change,” Topeka Capital Journal, March 19, 2016 (article)

 

2015 Conrad Swanson, “Creating a new ‘climate’ for art: Lora Jost’s mixed-media work gets conversations started,” Lawrence Journal-World, August 3, 2015 (profile, photo)

 

2014 Joanna Hlavacek, “Rise and Shine: Phoenix Award winners promote arts, inclusivity,” Lawrence Journal-World, Lawrence, Kansas, October 12, 2014 (profile, photo)

 

2014 “Parade for the Planet,” Lawrence Journal-World, Lawrence, KS September 22, 2014 (article about the People’s Climate March Maker/Speaker Party)

 

2014 Elliot Hughes, “Lawrence Library reveals new batch of banned book trading cards,” Lawrence Journal-World, Lawrence, KS, September 18, 2014 (one of featured artists)

 

2014 Ashleigh Tidwell, “Mosaic Brings Kansas Nature to Free State Brewing Co.,” Lawrence Journal-World, Lawrence, Kansas, April 1, 2014 (feature, photo)

 

2014 Steven Hill, “Memorable Mosaic,” Kansas Alumni, No. 1 2014 (mini-feature, photo)

 

2014 Dave Loewenstein, “Big Art in Lawrence: One step back, two steps forward,” Dave Loewenstein’s Art Bulletin, http:’’loewensteinmuraljournal.blogspot.com/2014/01/big-art-in-lawrence-one-step-back-two.html (one of three artists featured, photo)

 

2013 ““Cut, Scratch, Smash, Stack” opens May 11 at Lincoln Art Center,” Lincoln Sentinel-Republican, Lincoln, KS, May 9, 2013/9/13 (article about three-person exhibit)

 

2013 Sara Shephard, “A Piece of the Auction,” Lawrence Journal World, March 24, 2013 (photo)

 

2013 Alice Davenport, “Starstruck: In ‘To the Stars,’ 150 Kansas poets celebrate the state’s natural and cultural wonders,” (photo of book cover)

 

2012 Mick Braa, “It’s Not Always Black and White: Three Artists Provide New Takes on Traditional Illustrations,” Lawrence Magazine, Spring 2012 (mini-feature, photos)

 

2012 Wendy Nugent, “Art Is Alive in Kansas,” The Newton Kansan, March 26, 2012 (article about exhibit that includes my work)

 

2011, “The Lawrence Report — From December 2010, for January 2011,” January 1, 2011, Review, http://ereview.org/2011/01/27/fast-portraits/ (mini-feature, photo)

 

2009 Dave Gnojek blog, “Studio Visit: Lora Jost,” http://blog.designojek.com/2009/01/16/lora-jost/ (feature, photos)

 

2001-2007 Numerous articles about co-authored book Kansas Murals: A Traveler’s Guide (articles, photos)

 

2007 Jon Niccum, “Like Mother, Like Son,” Lawrence Journal World, April 10, 2007 (feature, photos)

 

2006 Chris Lazzarino, “The Big Picture: Travel Guide Tells Statewide Stories Old and New in 90 Murals,” Kansas Alumni Magazine, No.6, 2006, pp. 32-39 (feature, photos)

 

2004 NEA Annual Report, NEA Spotlight, http://arts.endow.gov/features/stories/07-06-ks-mural.html

(features mural book project)

 

2003 Mindie Paget, “Give Peace a Glance,” Lawrence Journal World, March 16, 2003 (interview, photo)

 

2002 Michael Newman, “Down on the Family Farm,” Lawrence Journal World, August 4, 2002 (article, photo)

 

2002 Langston Hughes Mural in Humanities (The Magazine of the National Endowment for the Humanities), March-April, 2002 (photo of mural)

 

2001 “The Experience of Farmers,” Mennonite Life, December 2001, http://www.bethelks.edu/mennonitelife/2001dec/jost.php (feature, photos)

 

2001 Tom Rombeck, “Mural Remembers Hughes, America,” Lawrence Journal World, November 18,

2001 (article, photo)

 

2001 “Farm Art Exhibit at Peace Connections,” The Newton Kansan, July 18, 2001 (article)

 

2000 “Jost Takes Part in NYMRCC’s Artist Retreat Program,” New York Mills Herald (Minnesota), November 23, 2000 (article, photo)

 

2000 Charlotte Richardson, “On the Farm: Through Text and Collage, Lora Jost Reveals Farm Life,” eightyone (Harrisonburg, Staunton and Waynesboro, Virginia), July 2000 (review, photo)

 

2000 Laurie L. Oswald, “Women Tell Stories to Inspire Others,” Mennonite Weekly Review, April 27, 2000 (photo of mural, quote)

 

1999 Tim Unruh, “Community Art: This Creation Will Take Lots of Involvement,” Smoky Hill River Festival Magazine, The Salina Journal, June 6, 1999 (article)

 

1998 Sharon Coy, “Murals Capture Qualities of People in Glasco,” Concordia Blade-Empire, Oct. 23, 1998 (feature, photos)

 

1998 Jan Biles, “Weathering the Storm: Artist Tries to Build Sense of Community,” The Mag, Aug. 6 and 12, 1998 (feature, photos)

 

1998 Rick Mitchell, “Lora Jost: Weathering the Storm,” The Arts in Action, Apr. 26-Aug. 22, 1998 (feature, photos)

 

1997 Melanie Zuercher, “Art Shaped in Community,” The Mennonite, Oct. 14, 1997 (feature, photos)

 

1996 Tom Rhea, “Important Days: Lora Jost at the Waldron,” Bloomington Voice, January 25 – Feb. 1, 1996 (review, photo)

 

1995 “Art Classes at the Community Kitchen,” Bloomington Voice, Oct. 26 – Nov. 2, 1995 (article, photo)

 

1994 Ann But Meyer, “She Thrives as Art-Lady”,” Rhythm, July 8, 1994 (mini-feature)

 

1992 “Six O’Clock News,” WMTV Channel 15, Oct. 23, 1992 (story “Picture Your Vote”)

 

1992 Tom Laskin, “Electoral Collage: Exhibit Asks Artists to Mail in Their Vote,” Isthmus, Oct. 16-22, 1992 (interview, photos)

 

1992 “Morning News,” WHA Wisconsin Public Radio, Apr. 20, 1992 (interview about “Fax Art Response”)

 

1992 Kevin Lynch, “Fax Art Creates ‘Masterpieces’ at Local Gallery,” The Capital Times, Apr. 16, 1992 (article, photo)

 

1992 “Evening News,” WMTV Channel 15, Apr. 4, 1992 (interview about “Fax Art Response”)

 

1991 Kevin Lynch, “Artist Dares to Care,” The Capital Times, Oct. 17, 1991 (feature, photos)

 

PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIPS, BOARD SERVICE

 

Lawrence Arts Center

Lawrence Art Guild

USDAC-Lawrence Field Office

2007-08 Board member, Lawrence Arts Commission, Lawrence, Kansas

1995-96 Board member, Coalition of Low-Income and Homeless Citizens, Bloomington, Indiana