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JURIED & INVITATIONAL GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018

Painters who fucking know how to paint, 2018. CoCA’s Pioneer Square gallery, Seattle WA, June 6 – July 14 2018. Curated by Kate Vrijmoet and Kate Sweeney.

Creativity Persists, juried by Jody Bento. CoCA’s Pioneer Square gallery, Seattle WA, April 26 - May 26 2018.

Line, with Amy Ferron and Anna Macrae, Seattle City Hall, Seattle WA, May-June 2018.

Artist Trust Auction 2018, Artist Trust, Seattle WA.

2017

CoCA Legacy: 2017 24-Hr Art Marathon&Auction, Seattle WA, November 2017.

Behind shape, Hosted by Ieva Ansaberga, Hillman City Collaborative, Seattle WA, March 2017.

Artist Trust Auction 2017, Artist Trust, Seattle WA.

2016

Common and Divergent with Anna Macrae. Columbia Winery Gallery, Woodinville WA, July- September 2016.

Obfuscation. Curators: Colleen Lenahan and Frederick Holmes, with Anna Macrae and Susan Derrick.  Frederick Holmes and Company Gallery, Seattle WA, June 2016.

Line. Phinney Center Gallery with Amy Ferron, Glenda Guinn-Gilles, Kirstin Kunhardt, Anna Macrae, Seattle WA, June-July 2016.

Cross-Pollinations: Artists Working in Collaboration. Curator: David Francis, Seattle WA, April 23 - July 24 2016.

35 LIVE, Center on Contemporary Art, CoCA at Rubix, Seattle WA, February - April 2016

Artist Trust Auction 2016, Artist Trust, Seattle WA.

2015

Line, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle WA, October-December 2015. [20 pieces]

We Are, artEAST, with M. Dylan Welch, A. Macrae, C. Vonnegut, Issaquah WA, 2015

cARTography: Personal Metaphors and Mindful Maps exhibition, Ryan James Fine Arts gallery, Kirkland, WA. [3 pieces]

Poetry Scores Hawaii-Look Like What It Means, Works on paper visualization of Select Poems by Albert Saijo, juror Phil Sanders, Gallery of the Department of Art, University of Hawai’i at Hilo, Hawaii, February 15 -April 15, 2015.

Passages, Verum Ultimatum, Portland, OR, January 2015.

2014 -

KAC REDUX, (Finalist) Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA, 2014.

Kirkland Arts Center Artists’ Exhibition, Juror Michael Monroe, Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland WA, 2014.

Out With A Bang, Edge: Works By 2013 Edge Graduates, Curated By Dayton Knipher With Guest Curators Ellen Hochberg And Anna Macrae, Tashiro Kaplan Corridor Gallery, Seattle, 2014.

Art In Action, Ryan James Fine Arts & Kirkland Arts Center, Woodmark Hotel, Kirkland, WA, 2014.

International Mail Art Exhibition and Swap: Memory, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond BC, Canada, 2013.

Honey, I Shrunk the Art, 23rd Annual Small Works Show, Matzke Fine Art and Design’s, Camano Island, WA, 2013.

KAC REDUX, (Finalist) Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA, 2013.

Edmonds Arts Festival Juried Gallery, Edmonds, Washington, 2013

Kirkland Arts Center Members’ Exhibition, Juror: Gunnar Nordstrom, Kirkland WA, 2012.
Kirkland Arts Center Members’ Exhibition, Juror: John Braseth, Kirkland WA, 2011. 
1st Annual Pacific Northwest Abstract Show, Gallery by the Bay, Stanwood WA, 2011.

Expressions, Gallery at Shoreline City Hall, Seattle WA, 2011.
Kirkland Arts Center Members’ Exhibition, Juror Gunnar Nordstrom, Kirkland WA, 2010.

Microsoft Employee Art Exhibition, Redmond WA, 2009. 

Kirkland Arts Center Members’ Exhibition, Kirkland WA, 2006.

Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center Gallery, Redmond WA, 2005. 

Latino-Hispanic Heritage Celebration, Eastside Galleries, Redmond & Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue WA, 2003.

 

COMMUNITY ART PRACTICE

Voices in the Corridor a Multimedia Public Art Project sponsored by City of Redmond and produced by the VALA Eastside Art Center, in collaboration with Anna Macrae, Jessica Lambert and Jacqui Calladine (Leads), Jeannine Hall Gailey and Kelly Davio (Poets) 3/20/2014 - 9/30/2014, Redmond WA.

Redmond Arts Festival - Featured Artist with Anna Macrae, Redmond Town Center, Redmond WA, 2014.

2013 Artist In Residence, December, Old Border space, open studio & community programming VALA Redmond Town Center.

 

RECOGNITION AND AWARDS

Finalist KAC REDUX, Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA, 2014.

Finalist KAC REDUX, Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA, 2013.

2013 EDGE Professional Development Program, Grant Recipient.

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Exhibition Catalog Painters Who Fucking Know How To Paint, Lulu Press, 2018.

Exhibition Catalog Creativity Persists, 2018 CoCA Members’ Show and Catalog, Lulu Press, 2018.

 

EDUCATION

  • EDGE Professional Development Program for Visual Artists scholarship, Port Townsend, WA,  Artist Trust, 2013.

  • Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA. Abstract drawing, Oil abstraction, Instructor: Michael Ottersen, 2003-2015; Extreme Drawing. Instructor: Tim Cross, 2011; Oil painting, Victor Sandblom, 2003-2007.

  • Luis Berrutti’s studio. Madrid, Spain. Drawing, Instructor: Luis Berrutti. 1995.

  • Universidad Autónoma of Madrid, Madrid, Spain. Ph.D. in General Linguistics and Spanish Grammar, 1996.