TERRY JELSING
E D U C A T I O N
  • Master of Arts with Thesis and Master of Fine Arts in Art and
       Art History, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts​, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks​

  • Institute for European Studies, Vienna, Austria

 T E A C H I N G  &  W O R K S H O P S
  • Adjunct instructor, Dakota College at Bottineau (N.D.)

  • Workshops, by arrangemen t 

  • Art teacher, Rugby High School (2006 - 2011)

  • Adjunct instructor, N.D. State University, Fargo (2001 - 2006)​​

  • Other teaching experience: Creative Arts Studio in Fargo,
       Minnesota State University Moorhead, University of North
       Dakota and University of New Mexico

D I S T I N C T I O N S
E X H I B I T S  &  E V E N T S

Prairie Public Television's Prairie Mosaic features a story about Terry Jelsing and the making of Spirit Wall, 9 p.m., April 18.

C O M M I S S I O N S / C O L L E C T I O N S

Wo rks are is held in numerous public and private collections throughout the United States and abroad including North Dakota Museum of Art, Plains Art Museum, The Rourke Art Gallery Museum, Fargo's Hotel Donaldson, and Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, Washburn, N.D. Public works (selected) include:​

  • ​​What Goes Around Comes Around, sculpture commissioned  by West Acres Shopping Center​, Fargo (2007)

  • Prairie Stone Compass, sculptural installation created for and with the community of Cooperstown, N.D. Funded by National Endowment for the Arts (2003)​

  • Village, student collaborative wall relief designed for Fargo South High School (2002)​

  • Common Ground Project, supported by Kellogg Corp. and NDSU. Led select art/architecture students in creation of site-specific projects across North Dakota (2001-2002)​

A R T S  A D M I N I S T R A T I O N
  • Plains Art Museum, Fargo, N.D.  Executive Director (1996-1999); Co-Director/Building Project Coordinator (1994-96); Curator of Art (1994-96). Planned, oversaw construction and budget, raised funds for award-winning facility.

  • Beall Park Art Center, Bozeman, Mont.  Executive Director (1989-91). Developed symposium format for performance and new genre forms.