EDUCATION

2006       Master of Fine Arts, University of Calgary, Department of Art

2004       Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Windsor, School of Visual Arts

2002       Bachelor of Arts, University of Windsor, School of Visual Arts


SELECTED EXHIBITION RECORD (* indicates solo exhibition; † juried; ‡ curated; § upcoming)

2016       “Plexus_TextRecord.txt” (with Julie Hall), in Plexus, DNA Artspace, London, ON, November 25–December 22 ‡   
              Two Weeks Last Spring, DNA Artspace, London, ON, August 24–October 1 *†
              Sixth Date, Good Sport, London, ON, June 17–July 16 *‡
              “Marble Mouth,” in Christof Migone's Mixer (Toronto), part of the 21C Music Festival, co-presented by the Museum of Contemporary
Art_Toronto_Canada and The Royal Conservatory, Koerner Hall (lobby), Toronto, ON, May 25–29 ‡
              “Community Archives,” in Words and [    ]: A Durational Conference of Art and Thought, presented by the School of Making Thinking, The Darling Foundry, Montréal, QC, May 6–8 †
              “To My Parents,” in Finishing Lines, Forest City Gallery, London, ON, February 18 ‡
              “I Fear Failure, I Focus on Failure. I Feel Lost. I Focus on Loss.” (with Hannah Richardson), in Duration and Dialogue Performance Art Festival and Symposium, Katzman Contemporary, Toronto, ON, January 30–31 ‡

2015       Missing Person, artLAB Gallery, Western University, London, ON, September 17–30 *
              Starting Over, Latitude 53, Edmonton, AB, February 13–March 28 *†

2014       “Vardøgr,” in M:ST 7 (Mountain Standard Time Performative Arts Festival), TRUCK Contemporary Art, Calgary, AB, October 2–10 †
              “Starting Over,” in Strange Encounters, Open Space, Victoria, BC, May 2–31 †

2013       Going Home, Wortley Village, London, ON–Forest Glade, Windsor, ON, December 11–12 *
              “A Place for Us Before You Go,” in Phantom Wing: A Pre-Demolition Project, King Edward School, Calgary, AB, September 27–28 †
              Starting Over, UAS Satellite Gallery, Calgary, AB, September 13–October 19 *†
              Ways of Living, Artcite Inc., Windsor, ON, June 7–August 3 *†

2012       “Please Don’t Go,” in Visualeyez 13, Latitude 53, Edmonton, AB, September 10–16 †
              Please Don’t Go, Eastern Edge (main gallery), St. John’s, NL, May 5–June 16 *†

2011       “Please Don’t Go,” in 2011 AGW Biennial (curated by Iain Baxter&), Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, ON, December 7–18 ‡

2010       Please Don’t Go, The New Gallery (main space), Calgary, AB, November 12–December 11 *†

2006       “Everything We Have Ever Loved Has Already Left Us,” in Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, The Nickle Arts Museum, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, August 4–September 8

2005       The Ways in Which We Keep on Dying, The Little Gallery, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, November 28–December 2 *
              I. Antarctica, II. i. The Svalbard Archipelago; ii. Franz Josef Land, III. Misery Bay, IV., The Little Gallery, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, June 27–July 1 *
              Untitled (New Work by Stephen Mueller and Kristine Thoreson), The Little Gallery, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, January 31–February 4

2003       Sample: BFA Graduate Exhibition, LeBel Gallery, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON, November 24–December 5
              Artseen 11: Showcase of New and Experimental Art, Artcite Inc. off-site location: 930 Marion Ave., Windsor, ON, November 14–29
              Souvenir, LeBel Gallery, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON, November 10–14 †
              Anatomical Encryption: Recent Work by Jason Amlin and Stephen Mueller, Artspeak Gallery, Arts Council ~ Windsor & Region, Windsor, ON, November 10–14
              Actual Size Biennial 2003: 4.25″ × 5.5″, Detroit Contemporary, Detroit, MI, November 8–December 21 †
              Goodbye, the Mistake and Dying: A Selection of Instances, LeBel Gallery, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON, October 6–10 *


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2015       Graduate Teaching Assistant, Foundations of Visual Arts (VAS 1020-003), Western University, Department of Visual Arts, London, ON, September 2015–April 2016

2014       Graduate Teaching Assistant, Foundations of Visual Arts (VAS 1020-002), Western University, Department of Visual Arts, London, ON, September 2014–April 2015

2013       Graduate Teaching Assistant, Advanced Foundations Studio (VAS 1025-001), Western University, Department of Visual Arts, London, ON, September 2013–April 2014
              Co-Instructor, Drawing Explorations (VAS 2104B-002), Western University, Department of Visual Arts, London, ON, January–April

2012       Co-Instructor, Drawing Explorations (VAS 2104A-002), Western University, Department of Visual Arts, London, ON, September–December

2008       Visiting Assistant Professor, Two-Dimensional Design and Media (VA 110B); Intermediate Painting II (VA 3101); Independent Projects in Studio II (VA 4951), Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Department of Fine Arts, Corner Brook, NL, January–April

2006       Co-Instructor, Art in Theory and Practice III: Remix Culture (ART 499), University of Calgary, Department of Art, Calgary, AB, January–April
              Graduate Teaching Assistant, Drawing VI (ART 443), University of Calgary, Department of Art, Calgary, AB, January–April

2005       Graduate Teaching Assistant, Drawing I (ART 241), University of Calgary, Department of Art, Calgary, AB, September–December
              Graduate Teaching Assistant, Printmaking: Lithography I (ART 373), University of Calgary, Department of Art, Calgary, AB, January–April

2004       Graduate Teaching Assistant, Painting II (ART 353), University of Calgary, Department of Art, Calgary, AB, September–December


RESEARCH GRANTS AND AWARDS

2015       Ontario Graduate Scholarship, Western University, May 2015–April 2016
              Western Graduate Research Scholarship, Western University, Department of Visual Arts, September 2014–August 2015

2014       Ontario Graduate Scholarship with Distinction, Western University, May 2014–April 2015
              Western Graduate Research Scholarship, Western University, Department of Visual Arts, September 2014–August 2015

2013       Ontario Graduate Scholarship, Western University, May 2013–April 2014
              Western Graduate Research Scholarship, Western University, Department of Visual Arts, September 2013–August 2014

2012       Western Graduate Research Scholarship, Western University, Department of Visual Arts, September 2012–August 2013
              Faculty of Arts and Humanities Chair’s Entrance Scholarship, Western University, September

2006       University Research Grants Committee Thesis Research Grant, University of Calgary, May
              Centre for Research in the Fine Arts Graduate Research Grant, University of Calgary, May
              Graduate Students Scholarship, University of Calgary, Department of Art, January

2005       Alberta Foundation for the Arts Scholarship, University of Calgary, September–December
              Graduate Research Scholarship, University of Calgary, Department of Art, September
              Faculty of Graduate Studies Award, University of Calgary, September

2004       Graduate Research Scholarship, University of Calgary, Department of Art, September

2002       Mary DeMarco Scholarship in Visual Arts, University of Windsor, School of Visual Arts, November


WORKSHOPS AND RESIDENCIES

2012       Visualeyez 13, Latitude 53, Edmonton, AB, September 10–16 †


SEMINARS, PRESENTATIONS, AND LECTURES

2015       “Always In-Between: Paranodality in and as the Work of Georg Heinrich,” in Universities Art Association of Canada Conference 2015 (Talk Artists, chaired by Christof Migone), NSCAD University, Port Campus, Halifax, NS, November 6 †§
              Artist Talk, Latitude 53, Edmonton, AB, February 14

2014       “Performing Images/Imaging Duration (What is a Human?),” in Yes/No: Sound/Image Conference, Western University, Department of Visual Arts, London, ON, November 21 ‡
              Artist Talk, Open Space, Victoria, BC, May 3

2013       “Visiting Artist Lecture,” in Visiting Artist and Scholar Series, University of Calgary, Taylor Family Digital Library, Gallery Hall, Calgary, AB, September 27 ‡

2012       Artist Talk, Eastern Edge, St. John’s, NL, May 31

2008       Visiting Artist Lecture and Illustrated Presentation, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Department of Fine Arts, Corner Brook, NL, February 26


INTERVIEWS, ARTICLES, AND REVIEWS

2015       Sophia Bartholomew, “The Vardøgr,” Crit 7, Virtual Bodies (Fall): 10–13

2014       Andrea Williamson, “Pre-demolition Art as a Staging of Power-free Relations,” Esse Arts + Opinions 80, Renovation (Winter): 10–18

2013       Kim Neudorf, “Stephen Mueller at Artcite in Windsor,” Akimblog, July 16, http://www.akimbo.ca/akimblog/index.php?id=729

2012       Joan Sullivan, “Holding On: Stephen Mueller,” Visual Arts News 34, no. 2 (Fall): 9–10
              Amber Landgraff (Festival Animator), “Reflected and Reflected: Stephen Mueller,” Visualeyez 13 Festival Blog, September 12, http://www.visualeyez.org/2012/09/12/reflected-and-reflected-stephen-mueller/
              Fish Griwkowsky, “Visualeyez Explores Themes of Loneliness,” Edmonton Journal, September 5, C14
              Craig Francis Power, “Art of Self-Deception: Performance Artist Stephen Mueller Punches His Time in ‘Please Don’t Go’,” The Telegram (St. John’s), June 1, B1/B3
              “Man in a Box,” CBC News: Here and Now, CBC Newfoundland & Labrador, May 8
              Stephen Mueller, prerecorded interview by Mack Furlong, Weekend Arts Magazine, CBC Radio One St. John’s (88.5 FM), May 5

2011       Stephen Mueller, prerecorded interview by Bob Steele, The Bridge, CBC Radio One Windsor (97.5 FM), December 7
              Christopher Willard, “Stephen Mueller: Thinking Inside the Box,” Canadian Art, January 6, http://www.canadianart.ca/reviews/stephen_mueller/

2010       Caitlind r. c. Brown et al., “Calgary Art in 2010 and Beyond: A Look Back and Forward at the Visual Arts Scene,” Fast Forward Weekly 16, no. 4 (December 30): 28
              Gil Tucker, “Box Man,” News Hour, Global Television Calgary, November 24
              Caitlind r. c. Brown, “Mueller’s Lock Box: Please Don’t Go is an Exercise in Compulsive Patience,” Fast Forward Weekly 15, no. 50 (November 18): 35
              Stephen Mueller, live interview by Caitlind r. c. Brown, Artslink, CJSW University of Calgary (90.9 FM), November 10

2006       Travis Murphy, “Stephen Mueller: Necessary Futility and the Art of Longing,” Filling Station 36 (February): 54–59


MEMBERSHIPS AND COMMITTEES

2011       Board of Directors/Programming Selection Committee, The New Gallery, Calgary, AB, June 2011–August 2012