Camille J. Gage

Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, 1996
Women’s Art Institute at Minneapolis College of Art and Design, 2000

Selected Exhibitions and Arts Activities


When the cry is "Justice!", billboard created for Art Connects Us project of Hennepin Theater Trust and Clear Channel. Created with David Grant. 


Fierce Lament, the book, published by RedBird Chapbooks 


Whisked: Cooking Up Community


Walk of Remembrance public art installation, created for MN Aids Project, with Liseli Polivka, Rosie Kimball and Brent Lehman. 

Fierce Lament Big Green Dance Party


Fierce Lament, curator and artist, Form + Content Gallery. 

Women and Money, group exhibition, Katherine Nash Gallery


Trinity Gallery, Cleveland, OH, I AM WATER 

Commons Gallery, Institute on the Environment, U of M, I AM WATER
MN Creates, curator,  art exhibition at the MN State Capitol
Catherine G. Muprhy Gallery, College of St Catherine, How to be a Feminist Artist group exhibition. 

Form + Content Gallery, The Valediction featuring I AM WATER

Creative CityMaking Finalist, City of Minneapolis/Intermedia Arts
Nobel Peace Prize Forum presenter: Illustrating the Cost of War: artists
respond to a decade of conflict (with Susanne Slavick, Carnegie Mellon)

Quarter Gallery at Regis Center for the Arts, Navigating the Aftermath, group show
Wee Cabaret at Form + Content Gallery, curator and producer
United Theologial Seminary, Seeing the Common Good, group show
Dreams and Effigies, Form + Content Gallery, two person show

Blue Mountain Center, NY, Residency Fellowship

Form + Content Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, Calling All Angels

Form + Content Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, The Presence of Loss, solo show
Weisman Art Museum, guest blogger
Form + Content Gallery, co- curator (with Colleen Sheehy), Party Party in a Tweety Land b/w This Republic of Suffering

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, War, Mediated, MAEP Gallery, 3 person show
Katherine Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, Critical Translations, group show
Form + Content Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, Trace Elements, group show

Concordia College, St. Paul, MN, with Lisa Loudon
Institute for Health & Healing Gallery, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Mpls, MN solo show
Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN, HOME/House Project, group show
John Marshall High School, Rochester, MN, arts residency

Rosalux Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, War & Peace, with Kate Pabst
Intermedia Arts, Minneapolis, MN, Home Sweet Home Again group show

Cornucopia Art Center, Lanesboro, MN, American Visions, solo show
College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, MN, GEMS : Women’s Art Institute group show
Jerome Foundation Residency: Cornucopia Art Center, Lanesboro, MN
Intermedia Arts, Institute for Community Cultural Development, 2004 Fellowship

Gazzuolo Gallery, North Hennepin Community College, with Mary Bergs

University of Minnesota, Morris, MN, Women’s Art Invitational, group show

Intermedia Arts, Minneapolis, MN, Involved group show
Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI, Alchemy, Amulets and Altars, group show

Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, MN 2D 2000 Biennial, group show
Family Housing Fund Home Sweet Home touring show

College of Visual Arts, St. Paul, Uncommon Threads, group show

College of St. Catherine, Women’s Art Registry of Minnesota’s 18th Annual group show
Walker Art Center: October “Free First Saturday” family art activity, in conjunction Joseph Beuys exhibit

Minneapolis College of Art & Design BFA show
(Attended Minneapolis College of Art & Design, 1991 to 1996)

Coffman Memorial Union Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Hidden Agenda: Politics of the Dispossessed; invitational group show

Various locations, Minneapolis, MN The Billboard Project; FORECAST Public Art project

Women’s Art Registry of MN Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
Home Is Where The Heart Is, mixed media show and presentation

Grants and Awards

Family Housing Fund “Home Sweet Home Again” art invitational commission

Family Housing Fund “Home Sweet Home” art invitational commission

Southern Theatre Overtones Series commission

FORECAST Public Art Affairs grant for temporary outdoor artworks

Intermedia Arts Grant for Interdisciplinary Artists

Music and Performance

Founded the Minneapolis band, Truant Lovers.

Wrote, produced and was a featured performer in Operation Hightop, a mixed media investigation of the war on drugs. Presented by the Southern Theater.

Founding member of Twin Cities performance ensemble, The Radio Kings.

Produced, directed and was a featured performer in “Dads”, a mixed media revue on contemporary fatherhood presented by the Walker Art Center

Founding member of Minneapolis-based band, Tetes Noires. Wrote and recorded three albums. Toured United States and Canada, including performances at the Bottom Line, CBGB’s, Folk City, the Walker Art Center and the World Theatre. The band’s final album, released on Rounder Records in 1987, was named one of the ten best albums of 1987 by the Miami Herald. (1983 through 1998)


Weisman Art Museum
Walker Art Center
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Minnesota Historical Society
Carleton College Art Collection
Family Housing Fund
Boston Scientific
Hennepin County Libraries, Ridgedale branch


Form + Content Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Cornucopia Art Center, Lanesboro, Minnesota
Waters of Superior Gallery, Duluth, Minnesota

Articles Published

Weisman Art Museum blog blog
On The Commons
Star Tribune
Utne Reader
Women’s Press
Art Paper