Selected Exhibitions and Grants Awarded:
February 7 - April 29, 2011
Layering Time and Motion, Paintings and Installation by Joonja Lee Mornes, Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library, University of Minnesota
Awarded a 2010/11 Cultural Community Partnership Grant from MN State Arts Board in collaboration with Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library, Univ. of MN.
June 24 - July 22, 2010
2010 Biennial Exhibition, Minnetonka Center for the Arts, Minnetonka, MN.
June 11 - July 11, 2010
Sensing the Ephemeral, Paintings by Joonja Lee Mornes, Gallery 1, The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, Wis.
January 5 - February 10, 2008
Space or Place, photography by Tammy Mercure, paintings by Joonja Lee Mornes, multi-media by Leighton Pierce, and paintings by Andrew Wykes, Flaten Art Museum, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN.
February 15 - April 13, 2007
Colors of the Wind: Paintings by Joonja Lee Mornes. A solo exhibition, the Gallery Lounge, College of Saint Benedict, St. Joseph, MN.
October 13, 2006 - January 17, 2007
FY 2005-06 Cultural Community Partnership Grant Recipients Exhibition, a group exhibition. Minnesota State Arts Board, St. Paul, MN.
May 15 - June 14, 2006
Two-Person Art Exhibition: Photographs by Wing Huie and paintings by Joonja Lee Mornes, in conjunction with Asian Awareness Month at the Saint Paul City Hall, Minnesota.
October 6 - November 11, 2005
Rock and Meadow: Nature’s Rhythm and Flow, Paintings by Joonja Lee Mornes and Stone works by Richard Hansen, reSee Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
February 25 - April 1, 2005
Meditating on Seasons and Light: Paintings by Joonja Lee Mornes A solo exhibition at the Gage Family Art Gallery, Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN Cultural Crossroads: East/West Aesthetics: A Symposium in conjunction with the solo exhibition at the Gage Gallery.
Awarded a 2005 Cultural Community Partnership Grant from MN State Arts Board in collaboration with Augsburg College Art Galleries.
May 1- June 2, 2003
Weaving Time and Seasons Series No.1-6 and others: 8 Paintings by Joonja Lee Mornes The Corridor, Minnetonka Center for the Arts, Minnetonka, MN.
August - September, 2002 & 2004
Paintings chosen for the Minnesota State Fair Fine Arts Competition.
November 13 - December 14, 2001
Japan 2000: Shadows, Layers, and Memories. Paintings by Joonja Mornes, Multi Media Images by Garth Rockcastle, Sound Installation by Tom Rose, Landscape Installation by Tom Oslund. Teaching Gallery, Katherine Nash, University of Minnesota.
Scenery Design using rear-projections for a four-scene dance theater production, The Cut Sleeve. This was a collaborative work in text, painting, music, and dance, directed by Marcus Young. Intermedia Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Rivers Merging: A Path toward Cultural Essence/ Night Garden, curated by Kinji Akagawa Multi-Sensory Installation, a collaborative work in sculpture, film and sound: overall installation design by Joonja Mornes, film by Joan Strommer, and sound by Jean Strommer. Minnesota Artists Exhibition Program Gallery, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Slide Presentation Participant: Dialogues/ A Regional Forum on Asian Americans in Contemporary Art, Walker Art Center & Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
November, 1991 and November, 1990
Chinese Calligraphy Group Exhibitions Studio Arts Building, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Faculty/Alumni Anniversary Exhibition University of Wisconsin Center-Marshfield, Wisconsin
University of Minnesota-Morris, two paintings Many private collections