Biography

Solo Exhibitions

Recent Landscape Paintings, Michael Parsons Fine Art, Portland, OR, 2016
Local Landscapes
, Firehouse Gallery, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR; 2012
Remembrances, Richard Helzer Gallery, Portland Community College, OR; 2011
Drawings, Pozzi Room, Gallery 114, Portland, OR; 2009
New Paintings, Mark Woolley Gallery, Portland, OR; 2008
Plein Air Paintings, Mark Woolley Gallery, Portland, OR; 2006
New Works, Houston’s Custom Frame and Fine Art, Ashland, OR; 2005
Drawings, Rock Creek Gallery, Portland Community College, OR; 2002
Omni Gallery, Portland, OR; 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998
Redmill Gallery, Vermont Studio Center; 1992

 Selected  Group Exhibitions

Pacific Northwest Art Annual, Adell McMillan Gallery, University of Oregon, Eugene, 2015
Animals, Helzer Gallery, Portland Community College, OR, 2014
Landscape x3, Cannon Beach Gallery, Cannon Beach, OR,  2012
Mirrors Portrait Exhibit, 
Firehouse Gallery, Grants Pass, OR; 2011
Border Crossing,
Liberty Arts Gallery, Yreka, CA, 2011
The Mythical State of Jefferson,
Schneider Museum of Art, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, 2010
Wetlands,
John Spellman Library Gallery, Grays Harbor College, Aberdeen, WA, 2010
Distillation
, Gallery 114, Portland, OR; March: 2010
Freeing the Waters
, Madrona Arts exhibition, Studio Five Gallery, Ashland, OR; 2008
Bohemia Gallery, Ashland, OR; 2008
Nocturne
, Lucia Douglas Gallery, Bellingham, WA; 2007
All in the Family: A Juried Show of AU Alumni
, Katzen Museum, American University, Washington, DC; 2007
Contemporary Landscape
, Hanson Howard Gallery, Ashland, OR; 2007
Aspect, Lucia Douglas Gallery, Bellingham, WA; 2006
The Columbia Slough Project Group Exhibition, ArtReach Gallery, Portland, OR; 2006
Art About Agriculture
(juried show), traveling show coordinated through Oregon State University,
Corvallis, OR; 2006, 2002, 2000, 1998, 1996, 1995
Sitka Art Invitational, World Forestry Center, Portland, OR; 2003-2013
PCC/Rock Creek Faculty Show, Portland, OR; 2013, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001
Painting Portland
, The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, West Linn, OR; 2003
National Small Oil Painting Exhibition
(juried show), Wichita Center for the Arts, KS; 2002
Bowery Gallery National Competition
(juried show), New York, N.Y.; 2002
PNCA Faculty Show, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR; 2003, 2002
Willamette Valley Landscapes
, River Gallery, Independence, OR; 2002
OCAC Faculty Show, Buckley Center Gallery, University of Portland, OR; 2002
Art Slate Biennial
, Condon, OR; 2001
6 Women Artists
, Newport Fine Arts Gallery, Newport, OR; 2001
All Oregon Art Annual
(juried show), Salem, OR; 1997, 1996
Workplace Gallery, Portland, OR; 1996
Oregon Biennial
(juried show), Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR; 1995
Recent Oils
, Courtyard Gallery, Washington, D.C.; 1994
Master’s Thesis Exhibition, Watkins Gallery, American University, Washington, DC; 1990
Senior Project Exhibition, Emerson Gallery, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY; 1987

Reviews

Enchantment and Enigma, D. K. Row, The Oregonian, July 12, 2008

Residencies

Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, Otis, OR; 2011
Dorland Mountain Arts Colony, Temecula, CA; 2004
Red Cinder Creativity Center, Na’alehu, HI; 2003
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT; 1991-1992

Awards & Honors

Juror, Art About Agriculture, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, 2009
Honorable Mention, Cascade AIDs project Art for Life Auction, Portland, OR, 2007
Juror, Oregon Visions, Corvallis Art Guild, Artcentric Gallery, Corvallis, OR, 2007
Betty Brose Art About Agriculture award, Art About Agriculture, 2006
Sally Cleveland Juror’s Award Purchase, Art About Agriculture, 2006
Annual Painting Demonstration for “ArtBeat”, Portland Community College, 2001 – 2006
Juror’s Choice Award, Portland Home and Garden Show Exhibition, Portland, OR, 2004
Panelist, “Recording Place”, a panel discussion for Painting Portland Exhibition; 2003
Third Place Award, All Oregon Art Annual, 1996
Purchase Award, Art About Agriculture, 1996
Grant Recipient, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT; 1991
Graduate Fellowship, American University, Washington, D.C.; 1988-1990
Graduated cum laude with honors in Studio Art, Hamilton College, Clinton, N.Y.:  1987

Publications

Painting featured in Core Sample: Portland Art Now, Clear Cut Press, Astoria, OR, 2004
Illustrations for Hokku – Writing Traditional Haiku in English by David Coomler, 2001
Illustration for The Bear Deluxe (formerly the Bear Essential) Magazine, Portland, OR; 1998

Selected Collections

Portland Community College
Beaverton Lodge, Beaverton, OR
Gamblin Artists’ Oil Colors, Portland, OR.
E.R. Jackman Foundation, Corvallis, OR.

Teaching Experience

Art Instructor, Portland Community College, Portland, OR;  2012 to the present, 2001 – 2007
Adjunct Professor of Art, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, 2010 – 2012
Full-time Art Instructor, Rogue Community College, Medford, OR, 2008 – 2009
Painting Workshop Instructor, Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, Neskowin, OR; 2003 – 2014
Painting Workshop Instructor, Hummingbird Studios, Jacksonville, OR; 2005
Painting/Drawing Instructor, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR; 1996 – 2003
Painting Instructor, Creative Arts Community at Menucha, Corbett, OR; 2006, 2002, 2001
Drawing Instructor, Oregon College of Art & Craft, Portland, OR; 2001 – 2004

Volunteer Experience

Residency Selection Committee, Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, 2011
Artistic Director, Madrona Arts Organization, Ashland, OR; 2008 – 2011
Friends of the Schneider Museum Advisory Board, Southern Oregon University; 2007 – 2008

Education

M.F.A., Painting, American University, Washington, DC; 1990
B.A., Studio Art, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY; 1987
Cleveland Institute of Art, School for the Arts, Lacoste, France; 1985