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INVITATIONAL EXHIBITIONS (Partial list)
2015 Solo exhibit: Cows: A Closer Look. Monroe St. Family Dental, Madison, WI
2014 Solo exhibit: Cows: A Closer Look. Chestnut Ave. Gallery, Marshfield, WI
2013 Solo exhibit: Cows: A Closer Look. Hoard Dairy Museum Gallery, Fort Atkinson, WI
2012 Seven State Exhibit, Wisconsin Union Galleries, U. of Wisc., Madison, WI
2012 Solo exhibit. Cows: A Closer Look. Steenbock Gallery, Madison, WI
2011 Steenbock National Juried Exhibition, Steenbock Gallery, Madison, WI
2010 Branch, Leaf, Blossom, SteinhauerTrust Gallery, Madison WI
2009 International Juried Plastic Camera Show, Rayko Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2008 Photography Midwest, Wisconsin Union Galleries, U. of Wisc., Madison, WI
2007 Kingdom of Animals, Overture Center Gallery One, Madison, WI
2006 Photography Midwest, Wisconsin Union Galleries, U. of Wisc., Madison, WI
2004 Photography Midwest, Wisconsin Union Galleries, U. of Wisc., Madison, WI
1998 Close to Home, Elvehjem Museum, Madison, WI
1983-92 Creative Images National Juried Exhibitons, Indianapolis Art League, Indianapolis IN

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (Partial list)

2014 The American Landscape-7 Perspectives, Lowell Center. Madison, WI
2010 Untitled 17, Commonwealth Gallery, Madison,WI
2009 Life Through a Plastic Lens, Guenzel Gallery of the Peninsula Art School, Door County, WI
2008 Cheap and Serious, Ancora Gallery, Fitchburg, WI
2008 Center for Photography Group Exhibition, Best of Show Award, Pyle Center Galleries, Madison, WI
2008 Wisconsin Waters, The Pyle Center Galleries, Madison, WI
2006 CPM PC Show, Wisconsin Union Galleries, Madison, WI
1984 Indiana State fair Photography Exhibition, Best of Show Award. Exhibition Hall, Indianapolis, IN

BIBLIOGRAPHY AND REVIEWS (Partial list)

www.agriview.com/news/regional/farmlife-thoresen-captivated-by-cows/article a37294e1-b339-5e86-a699-04c6f31d0b2d.html
Cows: A Closer Look , A Photographic Essay, P.W. Thoresen, Borderland Books, September, 2011
High Quality, Low Fi, by Rayko Gallery Press, San Francisco, 2009
Cheap and Serious, by CPM Plastic Camera Group, Blurb Inc. 2008
More visibility for Photo Midwest by Jake Stockinger, The Wisconsin State Journal, Madison, WI Sept. 28, 2006
Photographers at Crossroads, by Jake Stockinger, The Capitol Times, Madison,WI March 20, 2003
Plastic Fantastic, by Linda Falkenstein, Isthmus, Madison, WI, March 14, 2003
Photo show worth a look by Jacob Stockinger, Capitol Times, Madison, WI, March 8, 2001


PHOTOGRAPHIC ACTIVITIES (Partial list)
3/16 to present. Fine art photography greeting cards, sales & distribution by Art Tree Greetings, Madison, WI
6/2015 to present. Instructor, Mindfulness and the Art of Photography, PhotoMidwest, Madison, WI
2008-11 Chairman, Center for Photography at Madison Steenbock Photography Gallery, Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters, Madison, W
2008-11 Board member, Center for Photography at Madison, Madison, WI

EDUCATION
1963 B.S. Biology, Loras College, Dubuque, IA
1964 Independent psychological studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison
1965 M.S. Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI
1968 Ph.D. Clinical/Counseling Psychology, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI

EDUCATION: FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY

1980-Present Extensive training with nationally and internationally recognized fine art photographers/educators from across the U.S., Canada and Europe. Their individual attention and personal guidance in teaching both the technical and artistic components of photography has been extraordinary.

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

1970-92 Psychologist, clinical professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, Indiana U. School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
1993-2007 Health psychologist, clinical professor, Dept. of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation Medicine, U. of Wis. School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI (Retired)