EDUCATION

1989  Museum Management Program - Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

1983  MFA Degree - Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

1982  Chicago Art Institute - Oxbow Summer School, Saugatuck, MI

1976  Herron School of Art, Indianapolis, IN

1970  BS Degree - Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

The Johnson Law Group, Seattle, WA

Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN

Echo Incorporated, Lake Zurich, IL (two 12’ w x 5’ h public murals)

Mark Twain South County Bank, St. Louis, MO

The Bopp Law Group, Terre Haute, IN

Wabash College, Crawfordsville, IN

Harmeson Manufacturing, Inc., Frankfort, IN

Yakima Valley Museum, Yakima, WA

Larson Gallery, Yakima Valley College, Yakima, WA

REPRESENTATION

Patricia Cameron Fine Art, Seattle, WA

AWARDS

2014  Villbrandt Award of Excellence in Painting, Central Washington Artists Exhibition, Larson Gallery, Yakima, WA; Juried by Michael D’Allesandro – Executive Director of the Northwind Fine Arts Center

2009  Exemplary Status Award, Washington Community College Humanities Association

2006  Artist-In-Residence: State University of New York, Oswego

2004  Artist/Educator-In-Residence:  Spring, ’04 at the Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA

2002  Best of Show:  Bellevue Art Museum, juried exhibition

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 Gallery Axis, “Nature - A Visual Dialogue,” Seattle, WA

2018 Columbia Center for Art, "A Visual Anthology", Hood River WA

2017 Oak Hollow Gallery, "Transcendence", Yakima, WA

2015Gallery One, “Perceptual Motion,” Ellensburg, WA

2013  Patricia Cameron Gallery, “Staccato,” Seattle, WA

2009  Patricia Cameron Gallery, “Contemplating Reality,” Seattle, WA

2008  Kent Arts Commission, “New Work,” Kent, WA

2007  Patricia Cameron Gallery, “Visual Echoes,” Seattle, WA

2005  Patricia Cameron Gallery, “Life Lines,” Seattle, WA

2004  Patricia Cameron Gallery, “Full Circle,” Seattle, WA

2003  Alexis Hotel – NW Artists Gallery, “New Work ” Seattle, WA

2003  Atelier 31 Gallery – “Art Stripped Bare: Implied Form Plus Text, ” Seattle, WA

2003  Edmonds Community College Art Gallery – “Verbally Visual, ”  Lynnwood, WA

2001  Edmonds Art Commission Gallery – “Literal Translations, ” Edmonds, WA

2000  Atelier 31 Gallery, “Handwriting is Disappearing,” Kirkland, WA

1999  Art Center Gallery, “Marking Memory,” Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA

1999  Helen S. Smith Gallery, “Beneath the Surface,” Green River Community College, Auburn, WA

1998  Artists’ Edge Gallery, “New Work,” Bremerton, WA

1992  Laura Sprague Gallery,  Joliet Junior College, Joliet, IL

1982  Mitchell Gallery, “MFA Exhibition,” Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

1978 New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art, New Harmony, IN                               

1977 Swope Art Museum, “Retrospective,” Terre Haute, IN

1976 Turman Gallery, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019 Whatcom Museum, “Waters Edge: Landscapes for Today,” juried by Bruce Guenther, Bellingham, WA

2018 Studio Channel Islands Gallery, “Next Big Thing,” juried by Peter Frank, Camarillo, CA

2017 Anacortes Arts Festival, juried by Pablo Schugerensky, Anacortes WA

2017 Boxx Gallery, "What’s On Your Plate?", Tieton WA

2016  Larson Gallery, “The Golden Spiral: Fibonacci, Sacred Geometry and Divine Proportion,” Yakima, WA                                                                                                               

2016  Ryan James Gallery, “Visual Impressions,” Kirkland, WA  

2015   Wenatchee Valley Museum, “North Central Washington Juried Exhibition,” Wenatchee, WA                                  

2014  Larson Gallery, “Central Washington Artists’ Exhibition, “ Yakima, WA   

2014  Patricia Cameron Gallery, “Five Artists: Amanda Coleman, Milan Heger, Cheryl H. Hahn, Kloe Kang, and Mary Mitsuda”, Seattle, WA

2012  Patricia Cameron Gallery, “Autumn Preview,” Seattle, WA

2011  Patricia Cameron Gallery, “Expressions,” Seattle, WA

2007  Poncho Invitational, Seattle, WA

2007  Group Show, Centennial Center Gallery, Kent, WA

2005  Sarah Spurgeon Gallery, “Works on Paper,”  Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

2005  University Gallery, Indiana State University, “Re-convene, Collect and Create,” Terre Haute, IN

2005 Shenzhen Art Institute, “Prints,” Shenzhen, China (Dec., 2005)

2003  Northwind Arts Center, “Abstract Painting and Sculpture, ” Port Townsend, WA

2003  Port Angeles Fine Art Center, “Homeland, ” curated by Jake Seniuk, P.A., WA

2003  Gallery 110, “Defining the Homeland, ” juried by TAM curator Greg Bell, Seattle, WA

2002  Coyote Gallery, “Conceptually Bound 2 – An Exhibition of Artists Books, ” Oroville, CA

2002  Atelier 31 Gallery, “Bound and Print Works, ” Kirkland, WA

2000  Northwest Bookfest, “Installations,” Seattle Exhibition Center

1999  Shoreline Community College, “She Goes On,” Seattle, WA

1998  Metropolis Gallery, “Roads and Rivers,” Bremerton, WA

1998  University Gallery, “Far Away Nearby,” Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA

1983  Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago, IL                                                                      

1978  Indiana State Museum ,“Indiana Contemporary Artists’ Invitational,” Indianapolis, IN

1975  Van Straaten Gallery, “Unique Works on Paper,” Chicago, IL                                               

1974  Evansville Museum of Art, “Mid-States Art Exhibition,” Evansville, IN

SELECTED SPECIAL PROJECTS

2017 Yakima Coffeehouse Poets Chapbook Cover, "Mapping Dreams"

2017 Day of the Dead Poster Design, Martinez-Martinez Winery, Prosser, WA

2006 – 2012 Artist Archive Project, on-going research of artists living and working in Central Washington. This project resulted in the publication of “Central Washington Artists 2007 – 2010” and the compilation of 8 oral histories.

2003  “2 – Day by Day,” Year-long collaboration with artist Becky Freshe

1999 “Lend a Hand,” Interactive installation, Art Center Gallery, Seattle Pacific University

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2019 “Studio Visit Magazine,”

2016 “International Contemporary Artists,” vol. X1, Editor/Curator – Olga Antoniado, ISBN# 978618000773

2016  “The Golden Spiral: Fibonacci, Sacred Geometry and Divine Proportion,” exhibition catalog, curated by      David Lynx

2012  “Scene,” Luxe Magazine, vol. 10, issue 1

2008  “The Progressive Book,” Northwest Women’s Caucus for Art, HUB Publishing

2005  “A Common Language,” Exhibition Catalog, Seattle Print Arts and Shenzhen University

2005  “The Neo Mystic,” on line exhibition review by writer Molly Norris Curtis

2000  “The Write Stuff Is All About Art,” by Ron Glowen, May 2000

2000  “Artist Touts Importance of Communication, ” Bremerton Patriot, 7/22/00

1999  “Rising Above Death,” Seattle Pacific University, 4/7/99

1998  “Depth and Radiance,” Bremerton Reporter, 3/98                                                         

1979  “Retrospective,” Chicago New Art Examiner, review by Rich Brown                                                                                      

CURATORIAL GRANTS

Humanities Washington

ESD 105-Yakima

Washington State Arts Commission

Parker Foundation

Labbeemint, Inc.

Illinois Arts Council

Illinois Humanities Council

National Endowment for the Humanities

Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelly Foundation

Caterpillar Foundation

Graham Foundation

SELECTED CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE

2017“What's on Your Plate?,” BOXX Gallery, Tieton, WA

2012  “From the Ground Up,” featuring 14 clay artists– Larson Gallery, Yakima, WA

2011  “Journeys without Maps,” work by Ann Bowker & Sue. Grimshaw–Larson Gallery, Yakima, WA

2011  “Reflections of Italy,” work by Bob Fisher & Carol Hassen – Larson Gallery, Yakima, WA

2010  “Connect / Disconnect,” 10 Seattle area photographers, Larson Gallery, Yakima, WA

2010  “Women Artists: Where We Are Now”– Larson Gallery, Yakima, WA

2009  “Poetry of Wood – Larson Gallery,” Yakima, WA

2009  “Peoples of the Plateau” – Larson Gallery, Yakima, WA

2008  “Beyond Boundaries – Larson Gallery, Yakima, WA

2008  “Layered Histories” – Larson Gallery, Yakima, WA

2007  “City Views” – Larson Gallery, Yakima, WA

2001  “Natural Causes” – work by 10 Seattle artists, Gallery One, Ellensburg, WA

1998  “Roads and Rivers” – Metropolis Gallery, Bremerton, WA

1995  “Abstract Discourse” – work by William H. Thielen

1995  “Bail and Beyond” – featuring the permanent collection of Chet Witek

1993  “Pueblo Pottery” – from the Illinois State Museum’s permanent collection

1994  “John C. Culik” – printmaker

1994  “Adele Fay Williams” – illustrator

1993  “Make Believe: Toys from Days Gone By” – authentic Illinois toys (1860 - 1950) in partnership with the Chicago Historical Society

1993  “Place” – work by Carole Harmel, Dennis Kowalski, Claire Wolf Krantz, Silvia Malagrino, Lorraine Peltz, Robert Peters, Claire Prussian, Civia Rosenberg, Hollis Sigler, Bibiana Suarez

1993   “Crafting Currents” – work by 20 Illinois artisans in honor of the Year of American Craft

1992  “Rooted In Nature” – work by illustrator James Lockhart

1992  “Positive/Negative” – photographs: Governors State University’s permanent collection

1991  “John Warner Norton” – Illinois painter and historic figure (Exhibit Coordinator)

1991  “Public Mural Project” – collaborative project resulting in a permanent mural installed at Union Station, Joliet, IL, mural by Alejandro Romero

1990  “Views From Within” – work by Bill Cass, Antonio Contro, David Hodges, Laurie Hogin, Sandra Perlow, Judith Raphael, Paul Sierra, Linda Vredeveld

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL WRITING

2010  “Central Washington Artists – 2007 - 2010,” Larson Gallery publication, LCC# 2012494795, as part of the Washington Archive Project, funded in part by the Washington Arts Commission

2010  “Charles A. Smith,” exhibition catalog essay

2006 – 2012, exhibit essays (11) for Larson Gallery exhibitions

2004  “Ballard Works – Works for Artists, ” Art Access, Vol. 13, #

2003  “Five Part Invention”, Art Access, Vol. 12, #8

2003  “The Big Picture – the Tacoma Art Museum,” Art Access  Vol, 12, #4

2001  “A Twin on Twin(s) – A Personal Perspective,” Art Access, Vol. 10, #8

2000  “Summit Summary,” Art Access, Vol.9, #11

2000  “Good Fortune Comes to Bremerton“, Art Access, Vol. 9, #10

2000  “Shifting Ground,” Art Access, Vol. 9, #4

2000  “Tacoma Art Museum,” Art Papers, April/March, Vol. 24, #2

1999  “A Time for Healing,” Art Access, June, Vol. 8, #5

1998  “Jacob Lawrence: Painting Life,” Art Access, Sept., Vol. 7, #7

1998  “Mary Ann Peters: If Thinking Is Form,” Art Papers, Sept/Oct., Vol.22, #5

1998  “Sleep and Other Dreams,” Art Access, May, Vol. 7, #4

1998  “A Bremerton Brief,” Art Access, May, Vol. 7, #4

1998  “The Artist, the Architect and the Collector,” Art Access, April, Vol. 7, #3

1998  “Sound Alternatives in Seattle,” Art Papers, March/April, Vol. 22, #2

1998  “Debra Goldman,” Art Papers, Jan/Feb, Vol. 22, #1

1997  “Nuclear Cities,” Art Papers, July/August, Vol. 21, #4

1995 “Abstract Discourse” – brochure

1994  “Bali and Beyond” – essay

1994  “Pueblo Pottery” – essay

1993  “Place” – catalogue

1993 “Adele Fay Williams” – essay

1994 “Make Believe,” Impressions Magazine, ISM publication

1993  “Crafting Currents,” Living Museum, ISM publication

1992  “John Warner Norton” – catalogue

1992  “Sandra Perlow - Upstream” – essay for exhibition brochure

1990  “Views From Within” – catalogue

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: PANELS, HONORS, LECTURES

2013  Panelist:  Artist Trust Twining Humber Award, Seattle, WA

2010  Panelist: “Women Artists Where We Are Now,” Larson Gallery, Yakima, WA

2006  Lecture: “Language Matters, ” Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, IN

2005  Juror: “Small Expressions, ” Northwind Art Center, Port Townsend WA (Dec.)

2003  Interactive Installation: “Phone Line,” Edmonds Community College Art Gallery

2003  Lecture/Workshop: “Verbally Visual,” Edmonds Community College Art

2001 Lecture/Workshop: “TREEmendous Ideas, ” Valley View & Lincoln Elementary Schools, Ellensburg, WA

2001  Lecture/Slide Presentation: Linking the Literary and Visual Arts,” Edmonds, WA

2001  Lecture/Workshop: “What’s in a Name?, ” Everett, WA

2001  Lecture/Workshop: “Blending Identity & Dynamism into a Creative Life,” Bothell, WA

1999  Lecture/Presentation: “Defining Success…,” Women Painters of WA, Seattle Art Museum

1999  Panel Moderator: “Natural Causes,” Art Culture Nature Conference, University of WA

1998  Workshop and Lecture: “Place, Environment and Figuration, ”SWCA    

1993  Moderator: Place Forum – Illinois Art Gallery, Chicago, IL

1992  President’s Award – Joliet Area Historical Society

1992  Juror and Lecturer – Kankakee Junior College, Kankakee, IL

1991  Juror and Lecturer – Joliet Junior College, Joliet, IL

1991  Juror, Illinois Artisans Program, Chicago, IL

1991 - 1994  Visual Arts Review Panel – Illinois Arts Council, Chicago, IL

1991 - 1994   Exhibition Development Panel – Illinois Arts Council, Chicago, IL

1990 - 1994   Fine Arts Review Committee – Capital Development Board, State of Illinois

1990  Panel Member, “Arts in Education,” Moraine Valley Com. College, Palos Heights, IL

1990 - 1995   Selected Lectures:  including lectures at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Illinois State Museum, Indiana University, Southern Illinois University, and the State University of New York – Geneseo and Oswego, NY

MEDIA

2012 Oral Histories (Central Washington Artists Archive Project) – re: Eight Central WA  artists, funded in part by Humanities, WA

2005   “Seattle Print Arts” – documentary

2003  “Word of Mouth” – Video installation, AT. 31 Gallery, Seattle, WA

2001  “Natural Causes” Documentary – 50 minute film documentary of 10 artists

1998 – 2001  “Making Waves,” Bremerton Kitsap Access Television, Silverdale, WA

1990 – 1995  “Picture This,”  Executive Producer, Continental Cablevision, Romeoville, IL

(monthly 30 minute television program)

1992  Guest appearance, “In Focus,” WJTW Radio, Joliet, IL8/2/92

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2012 – present:  working artist and independent curator, writer

2006 – 2012  Director and Curator, Larson Gallery, Yakima Valley Community College, Yakima, WA

1987 – 1995  Gallery Director and Curator, Illinois State Museum - Lockport Gallery

1984 – 1986  Advertising Account Executive, Burke Communications

1983 – 1984 Corporate Art Consultant and Assistant Director of Merrill Chase Gallery, Schaumburg, IL

1970 – 1980  Art Educator,  Gainesville, FLA  and Lebanon, IN