Image: Seneca Creek Studios, Laramie, WY

Wendy Lemen Bredehoft


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Vermont College, MFA, 1996

University of Wyoming, BFA, 1984



Coe Library, Laramie, WY

The Wyoming State Museum, Cheyenne, WY

The Stony Brook School, Stony Brook, NY

University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences, Laramie, WY

University of Wyoming Law School, Laramie, WY

Albertson College of Idaho, Caldwell, ID

Numerous personal collections


Wyoming Governor’s Arts Award, 2020

Wyoming Arts Council Visual Art Fellowship, 2019

The Carissa Mine, State Historic Site Residency, South Pass City, WY 2017, 2018, 2019

Wyoming Arts Council Visual Art Fellowship: Honorable Mention, 2016

Wyoming Museum Educator Award (WY Art Education Association), 2014

Brush Creek Foundation Artist Residency Program, Saratoga, WY, 2011

Ucross Artist Residency, Ucross, WY 2009

Sequencing Through Time and Place residencies: Ucross Foundation Residency Program, Ucross, WY, 2009; London, UK, 2010; Ft. Laramie, WY, 2011; Piney Creek Artist Residency at Neltje’s, Banner, WY 2012; Venice, IT, 2013

Wyoming Arts Council Individual Artist Grant: 2007, 2009, 2011, 2016, 2018


Sequencing Through Time and Place, 2011 Process documentation catalog; 2012, 2014, 2018, 2019 Exhibition catalogs

Fantastic Fibers, Yeiser Art Center exhibition catalog, 2019

Renee Phillips, Wendy Lemen Bredehoft: Artist, Artist Advocate and Art World Changer, Healing Power of Art & Artists,,  2019

Dannine Donahoe, Camellia El-Antably, History or Art?, September 2018

Ucross Foundation: Twenty-seven Years of Visual Arts Residencies, October 2010

Narrative Strands, February 2000

NUMBER: An Independent Quarterly of the Visual Arts, Autumn 1997

The New York Times, October 1997

The Casper Star-Tribune, October 1997; August 1987

The Gaffer, Spring 1987


Brush Creek Foundation Artist Residency Program: 2011-2012

Wyoming Congressional Student Art Award: 1995, 2003, 2011, 2012

Wyoming State Museum, Contemporary Show and Lecture: 2001

Laramie County Community College Student Show: 1999

Idaho Governor’s Arts Awards: 1998

Natrona County High School Student Show: 1994

Kurz-Andrews Scholarship Show: 1993


University of Wyoming, 2005-2015 – Art Museum Education Curator, UW Honors Program (teaching award, 2011)

Wyoming Arts Council, 1988 – 1999 – Workshops and in-service training in developing arts education standards, evaluation, long-range planning, building partnerships, board development, writing grants

Artist in Residence: ARK Arts Center, 2010; Wheatland High School, 1998; Central High School, 1996, 1995; assorted statewide conferences, local arts organizations and museums, 1985 – present

Visiting Lecturer: Western Wyoming College, 2000; Laramie County Community College, 1999, 1993; Northwest College, 1998

Carbon County School District #1, 1985-1988 – substitute teacher, K-8, all subjects

Fremont County School District #9, 1984-1988substitute teacher, K-12, all subjects


Wyoming Arts Alliance, President, Board Member                                               2018 – present

WY Department of Education Fine Arts Standards Revision Committee         2010 -2014

Western States Arts Federation, Executive Committee, Treasurer, Board       2009-2019

U of WY Higher Learning Commission Assessment Steering Committee        2008-2010

Associated Students of UW Gallery Advisory Board                                              2007

Education Curator, University of Wyoming Art Museum                                     2005 – 2015

Arts and Non-Profit Organizational Consulting                                                      1988 – present

Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources,

Director, Division of Cultural Resources                                                           1999 – 2004

State, Regional, National Panelist and Consultant

NEA, NASAA, WESTAF, Nevada Arts Council, Idaho Arts Council             1988 – present

Wyoming Arts Council, Arts in Education Program Manager                               1988 – 1999

Wyoming Alliance for Arts Education, Board Member                                          1987-1999

Jeffrey City Arts Council (co-chair)                                                                            1984 – 1989