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Education
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN: Painting MFA, 2017
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA: BFA, 2014
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA: Certificate in Painting, 2006
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA: Coursework, 2004-2005
Lawrence University, Appleton, WI: Coursework, 2001-2002
Madison Area Technical College, Madison, WI, 2002-2004, 2006-2007, 2012-2013

Art Awards
Juror’s Award from ‘Drawing from Perception VIII’, Wright State University, January 2018
Mary Jane McIntire Endowed Fellowship Fund, Indiana University, December 2016
Mary Jane McIntire Endowed Fellowship Fund, Indiana University, December 2015
Catherine Grant Memorial Prize, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, May 2014
Cecilia Beaux Memorial Prize, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, May 2014
Eleanor S. Gray Prize for Still Life, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, May 2014
Francis D. Bergman Memorial Prize, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, May 2014
The Fellowship Juried Prizes - Special Notice, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, May 2014
Henry Scheidt Travel Scholarship, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, May 2006
Savitz Purchase Prize – Special Notice, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, May 2006
Arthur DeCosta Painting Prize, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, May 2005
Elizabeth Arrasmith Memorial Scholarship, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, May 2005
James O. Dumont Prize, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, May 2005
Linda Lee Alter Award, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, May 2005
Walley Memorial Scholarship, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, May 2005
Watkins Memorial Grants, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, May 2005
The Thouron Prize, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, May 2005
Edmund Stewardson Prize – Special Notice, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, May 2004
The Stimson Prize – Special Notice, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, May 2004

Literary Awards
Tributaries Journal, Second Place in fiction, 2017

Selected Art Shows
Drawing from Perception VIII, Wright State University, December 2017
Field Theory of Insanity, Graduate Thesis Show, May 2017, Grunwald Gallery, Bloomington, IN
Tuning Inception, January 2017, Harrison Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
Loose Canon, July 2016, The Painting Center, New York, NY
Telling Stories, April 2015, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO
Modern (Still) Life, March 2015, Abend Gallery, Denver, CO
Four Point Perspective, November 2014, Rodger Lapelle Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Summer Group Show, June 2014, Rodger Lapelle Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Flower Show, Spring 2014, Philadelphia Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA
Queer Portrait Project Show, Atwood Studio Gallery, May 2012, Madison, WI
Rust Belt Ride Art Show, Atwood Studio Gallery, December 2011, Madison, WI
Rust Belt Ride Art Show, October 2011, Katonah Art Center, Katonah, NY
Rust Belt Ride Art Show, October 2011, Zen Bikes, New York, NY
Inaugural Opening- Women Inspired Art, May 2008 - June 2008, Bungalow 1227, Madison, WI
Promega Spring Art Showcase: The Texture of Landscape, March 2008, Promega, Madison, WI
Landscape Show, October 2006, Mazomanie Historic Art Center, Mazomanie, WI
Annual Student Exhibition, May 2006, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Annual Student Exhibition, May 2005, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Teaching Experience
Fundamental Studio Drawing, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, Spring 2017
Fundamental Studio Drawing, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, Fall 2016
Painting 1, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, Summer 2016
Painting 1, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, Fall 2015
Drawing for Teens, Abington Art Center, Abington, PA, Spring 2014
Portrait Drawing, Abington Art Center, Abington, PA, Fall 2014
Painting Portraits in Alla Prima, University of Wisconsin Department of Continuing Studies, Spring 2012
Madison Area Technical College, Teaching Assistant for Beginning Painting, Spring 2007

Publications
‘Things to Paint in the Fourth Dimension’ – story published in 2017 Tributaries Journal

Press
“Slow Ride” - article about Rust Belt Ride trip, Our Lives (Madison LGBT culture magazine), page 10, September/October 2011
“Paint Punk Exhibit Shows at Katonah Art Center” - article about Rust Belt Ride trip,
The Daily Bedford, October 15, 2011
“Clausen’s Art from Bike Trip on Display in Katonah” - Lewisboro Ledger, October 14, 2011
“Rust Belt Biker and Artist to Show Paintings at Katonah Art Center” - Chappaqua Patch, October 14, 2011
“Artist and Adventurer Arrives in Katonah” - Westchester.com, October 5, 2011