About Me

sally-duback-portrait  Education:
1969-75 – University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Fine Arts
1966-8 – University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. BA
1964-6 – Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY

  Fellowships:
2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007 – Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT;
2014: Mary Nohl Suitcase Fund

 Museum Collections:
Milwaukee Art Museum Print and Drawing Collection, Milwaukee, WI
Haggerty Museum, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI

  Awards:
2003 – honorable mention – Blue – Artpost Gallery, juried, Grafton, WI
2001 – Wisconsin Governor’s Award for the Arts, as co-founder of AWE (awe-inc.org), Artists
Working in Education. Award presented to the whole organization.
1995 – Winner, art commission competition for Professional Dimensions of Milwaukee Sacajawea
Award
1992 – Best of show, Paper Classic, AGA Center for Visual Art, Appleton, WI

Recent Exhibitions:

2015 – fall – Art Prize 2015, Grand Rapids, MI
2014 – fall – Carroll University Paddock Bliss Gallery, Waukesha, WI
2014 – fall – Harry B. Drake Gallery, Saint Paul, Mn.
2014 – fall – ArtPrize 2014, Grand Rapids, Mi
2013 – spring – Delafield Art Center, Delafield, WI
2013 – spring – Flow Art Space, Saint Paul, Mn.
2013 – spring – Portrait Society Galery, Milwaukee, WI
2012 – summer – Frances Hardy Gallery, Ephraim, WI
2012 – summer – Charles Allis Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI (Forward/biennial)
2012 – winter – WVA sculpture exhibit/ynden Sculpture Garden, Milwaukee, WI
2010 – spring – International Print Center Center, New York, selected by Philip Pearlstein

Theatrical Set Design Commissions:
Marquette University: Hekabe, She Loves Me, Life is a Dream (40 puppets; also performed at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, NYC, 2000 )The Fir Tree (puppets), Waiting for Gidget (puppets)
Theatre X: Seven Deadly Sins (set and puppets), Vampire Lesbians of Sodom (sets: designed and built)
Bialystock and Bloom: The Elephant Man, Santaland Diaries (set: designed and built)
Danceworks: Let Me Hear Your Voice; (set: designed and built)

Murals through artist-in-residency programs in Milwaukee area:
Sharp Literacy mosaic murals: (designed the process and directed): Amtrak Station, Discovery World Museum, Anna Doerfler School, Forest Home Elementary School, General William Mitchell Field International Airport Terminal, Greenfield Elementary School, Lake Express Ferry Terminal, Marquette University Memorial Union, Messmer Elementary School, Rockwell International, Travis Academy, Urban Day School, War Memorial Center, Miller Park (Brewers’ Stadium), Neighborhood House Garden Park
Ruach, Inc: Gan Ami Preschool, Jewish Community Center
Very Special Arts: Dunwood School
Wisconsin Arts Board: Percent for Art Commission for UW-Whitewater Memorial Union
Woodview Elementary School, Grafton, WI: 12 murals with grades K-5; spring, 2012
Mequon Nature Preserve, Interactive mural about renewable energy, funded by Wisconsin Energy Foundation (see murals in progress page)
Country Meadows Elementary School, Muskego, WI
Alice’s Garden, Milwaukee, WI

Institutional and Public Collections:
Asa Clark Middle School, Pewaukee, WI
Crossroads Presbyterian Church, Mequon, WI
Discovery World Museum, Milwaukee, WI
Anna Doerfler School, Milwaukee, WI
Forest Home Elementary School, Milwaukee, WI
Fratney School, Milwaukee, WI
Gan Ami Preschool, Milwaukee, WI
General William Mitchell Field airport terminal, Milwaukee, WI
Greenfield Elementary School, Milwaukee, WI
Jewish Community Center, Milwaukee, WI
JCC Camp Interlachen, Eagle River, WI
Lake Express Ferry Terminal, Milwaukee, WI
Marquette University Memorial Union, Milwaukee, WI
Maryland Avenue School, Milwaukee, WI
Neighborhood House Garden Park, Milwaukee, WI
Next Door Foundation, Milwaukee, WI
Professional Dimensions, Milwaukee, WI
St. Boniface Episcopal Church, Mequon, WI
St. Luke’s Hospital, Milwaukee, WI
University of Wisconsin hospitals and clinics, WAB direct purchase, Madison, WI
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, WAB Percent for Art mural
Urban Day School, Milwaukee, WI
Woodview Elementary School, Grafton, WI
Westlawn Elementary School, Cedarburg, WI
Yeshiva Elementary School, Milwaukee, WI

Corporate Collections:
Adventures Unlimited, Milwaukee, WI
Animart, Inc., Madison, WI
APV Holdings, London, England
Beanies, Port Washington, WI
Campbell Newman Asset Management, Mequon, WI
Charter Manufacturing, Saukville, WI
Corrugated Supply, Chicago, IL
DCI Corporation, Milwaukee, WI
EWI International, Milwaukee, WI
Charles W Gordon, Architect, Buffalo, NY
Thrivent Corporation, Appleton, WI
MacNeil and Associates, Milwaukee, WI
Paul Mandel, MD, Milwaukee, WI
Marathon Architects, Engineers, Planners, Appleton, WI
Menasha Corporation, Neenah, WI
Moore Oil Corporation, Milwaukee, WI
Nelson Container Corporation, Germantown, WI
Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co, Milwaukee, WI
Olsten Temporary Services, Milwaukee, WI
Ondrasek Law Offices. Appleton, WI
Orbis Corporation, Milwaukee, WI
Plank Incorporated, Appleton, WI
Playthings, Incorporated, Madison, WI
Quadgraphics, Inc, Sussex, WI
Quarles and Brady Law Offices, Milwaukee, WI and Phoenix, AZ
R.A. Smith and Associates, Brookfield, WI
Rockwell International, Milwaukee, WI
Runkel, Ansay, Eberhardt, attorneys, Port Washington, WI
SCA Tissue Mills, Neenah, WI
Sheraton Hotel, Milwaukee, WI
Society Mutual Insurance Co, Fond du Lac, WI
Town Club, Milwaukee, WI
Transportation Benefits Associates, Brookfield, WI
Valuation Research, Milwaukee, WI
Whispers, Gurnee, IL
WTMJ, Las Vegas, NV