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EDUCATION

  • Master of Fine Art, University of Delaware, Newark, DE
  • Bachelor of Fine Art, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017

  • WUNDERKAMMER: Into the Pink, Suzanne Zahr Gallery, Mercer Island, WA
  • Slash and Burn, ArtXchange North Gallery space, Seattle, WA

2016

  • Embodiment, School of Theology & Psychology, Seattle, WA
  • In the Loft, ArtXchange Gallery, Seattle, WA

2015

  • Senses, Bellevue College Faculty Commons, Bellevue, WA

2013

  • The Body Incarnate, Shoreline Community College Art Gallery, Shoreline, WA
  • Portals, Northwest Encaustic Center, Seattle, WA
  • Khajuraho, Sev Shoon Building, guest artist of David French, Seattle, WA

2012

  • SKIN, artXchange Gallery, Seattle, WA
  • Sensorium, The Encaustic Center, Richardson, TX – KERA (NPR affiliate) Art and Seek pick

2009

  • Breathing In, Breathing Out, ArtXchange Gallery, Seattle, WA

2007

  • Samskara, Ferguson Gallery, Concordia University, Chicago, IL

2000

  • 20 Women and Their Closets, Illinois Institute of Art, Chicago, IL
  • New Work, Harper College, Palatine, IL

1999

  • 20 Women, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL

1996

  • Mixed Media Works, Durham Art Guild, Durham, NC

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

  • Wanderlust, ArtXchange Gallery, Seattle, WA
  • Slash and Burn, Sammamish City Hall, Sammamish, WA
  • Like Mother, Gallery One Visual Arts Center, Ellensburg, WA
  • Like Mother, ArtXchange Gallery, Seattle, WA

2016

  • Square Foot Art Basel Miami, Projects Gallery, Miami, FL
  • Ekphrastic Assimilations, Vala Art Center, Redmond, WA
  • L X W X H, curator Ozlem Ayse Ozgur, Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ
  • S'Agapo, ArtXchange Gallery, Seattle, WA
  • Presence/Absence, curator Martha Pfanschmidt; Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend, WA

2015

  • Square Foot Art Basel Miami, Projects Gallery, Miami, FL
  • Paradise, Ugly Art Room, Corvallis, OR
  • Slash and Burn, curator Suze Woolf; Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA
  • CRAVE, curator Stefano Catalani and Trimpin; Columbia City Gallery, Seattle, WA
  • Celebrating 20 Years, ArtXchange Gallery, Seattle, WA
  • Poetry of the Surface, ERA Living/Aljoya Northgate, Seattle, WA

2008-15

  • Annual Encaustic Invitational (every year), Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ     

2014

  • Who Does She Think She Was?, TK Building, Seattle, WA
  • Unsettled Bodies, Phoenix Art Center, Phoenix, AZ
  • HOME, ArtXchange Gallery, Seattle, WA

2013

  • Affordable Art Fair, Seattle, WA
  • (Inter)Connections, WOCA Projects, Ft. Worth, TX
  • Bone and Blood, Squid 3 Gallery, Chicago, IL
  • NW Fine Arts Competition, Phinney Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
  • Beyond Quotidian, Aljoya, Mercer Island, WA
  • Encaustic USA, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL               
  • Elephant in the Room, Laconia Gallery Boston, MA
  • The Calligraphic Gesture, Tao Water Gallery, Provincetown, MA

2013-12

  • Instructors Show, Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, MA

2012

  • Affordable Art Fair, Seattle, WA
  • The Wax Book, X Gallery, Truro Center for the Arts, Truro, MA
  • Water and Light, Kobalt Gallery, Provincetown, MA
  • Affordable, but Priceless, Conrad Wilde Gallery, AAF, Los Angeles, CA
  • WAX, Pajarro Valley Arts Council, Watonsonville, CA

2011

  • Encaustic with a Textile Sensibility, Kimball Art Center, Salt Lake City, UT

2010

  • American/Asian, Seattle City Hall, Seattle, WA

2009

  • Poncho Invitational, Western Bridge Gallery, Seattle, WA
  • American/Asian: A Tale of New Cultures, ArtXchange Gallery, Seattle, WA
  • Beyond Matter, curator Nora Lawrence; Crane Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA

2008

  • In the Round, Schlosberg Gallery, Montserrat College, Beverly, MA (two-person)
  • On the Edge, 301 Gallery, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA
  • PONCHO Art Auction, curator Billy Howard; Seattle, WA
  • What Does Compassion Look Like?™, artXchange Gallery, Seattle, WA

2003

  • All or Nothing, LIPA Gallery, Chicago, IL

2002

  • Invitational, LIPA Gallery, Chicago, IL

1999-2001

  • Chicago Art Open, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • St. Charles Arts Festival, IL, curator Lynn Warren; St. Charles, IL

1998

  • Faculty at College of DuPage, Gahlberg Gallery, Glen Ellyn, IL

1997

  • Women in Abstraction, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
  • Playing Games, Mariboe Gallery, Hightstown, NJ

1993

  • Putting It All Together, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
  • Ellarslie Open XI, Trenton City Museum, Trenton, NJ
  • Small Works Show, curator Lloyd McNeil; Arts Council of Princeton, Princeton, NJ
  • Annual Juried Exhibition, curator B. Katsif; Mercer County Community College, Trenton, NJ

1991

  • Annual Juried Show, curator Dr. Hildreth York; Watchung Arts Center, Watchung, NJ
  • Open Juried Show, ARTWORKS, curator Alejandro Anreus, Montclair Art Museum, NJ

1989

  • Riddles and Boundaries, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE

 

PUBLIC AND COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS

2016

  • Ekphrastic Assimilations, with Michael G. Hickey and Michael Dylan Welch, Redmond, WA

2015

  • Dialogue: The Unsent, with artist Molly Geissman, Provincetown Library, Provincetown, MA

2007

  • Installation of Glo Lamson’s Prayer Curtain, Anacortes Arts Festival, Anacortes, WA

1999

  • I’m in Control Now, Trenton Artists’ Coalition, Trenton, NJ

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2017

  • Pro Wax Journal, quarterly magazine, March 19, 2017 issue, http://prowaxjournal2.blogspot.com

2016

  • Fiber Art Now, September 2016
  • Clark, David, "Length x Width x Depth at Conrad Wilde Gallery," The Artist's Periscope, April 24, 2016
  • Kapoor, Deborah, "Dialogue of the Unsent," Surface Design Journal, Winter 2015/2016 issue, Albuquerque, NM
  • Rooney, Ashley, “Encaustic in the 21st Century,” with foreword by Kim Bernard, Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

2015

  • Mariano, Luciano, "Seattle Artist Shows Poetry Inspired Works," Bainbridge Island Review, Bainbridge, WA
  • Unsent, Provincetown Library, Provincetown, MA
  • Solberg, Gayle “Poetry of the Surface,” Bellevue College website, Bellevue, WA

2014

  • Nodine, Jane, “Sketchbooks, Journals, Notebooks … Collecting the Idea”, January 18, 2014
  • Winiarski, Deborah, “The Pull of Paper,” Pro Wax Journal, September 11, 2014
  • Catalog, “Who Does She Think She Was?,” TK Building, Seattle, WA

2013

  • Raymond, David, Art New England, "Elephant of the Room," Laconia Gallery, Boston, MA, June-July issue
  • Pollman, Lisa, “Artist Explores Crossover Between Cultures,” Seattle Vine
  • Kurek, Ellen, “New Art Program Uses PigmentedWax to Appeal to the Senses,” Bellevue College website, Bellevue,WA
  • Nash, Catherine, "Authentic Visual Voices: Contemporary Paper & Encaustic,” Nash/Renfrow Productions
  • Catalog, Calligraphic Gesture, Tao Water Gallery, Provincetown, MA
  • Catalog, Elephant in the Room, Laconia Gallery, Boston, MA

2012

  • Sipe, Lisa Marie, “Culture Seen,” September 5, 2012
  • Belto, Michelle, “Paper + Wax, Techniques for Combining Handmade Paper with Encaustic Paint,” North Light Books, artists’ gallery section
  • Catalog, "The Wax Book: Altered, Repurposed, Remade," Gallery X, Truro, MA

2012-2008

  • Catalog for Invitational, Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ (one per year)

2011

  • Cohen-Roochvarg, Holly and Calderhead, Christopher “The World Encyclopedia of Calligraphy” Sterling Publishing, chapter on Indic scripts
  • Woolf, Daniella, lecture: Encaustic with a Textile Sensibility, Kimball Art Center, Park City, UT

2010

  • Spalding, Dolly, "Mindful Beeswax," Zocalo Tucson Magazine, July 30
  • Edmonds, Cora, lecture: Art and Identity, Wing Luke Museum, Seattle, WA
  • Woolf,Daniella, “Encaustic with a Textile Sensibility,” with foreword by Joanne Mattera, Waxy Buildup Press
  • Seale, Shelly, “Art as Cultural Exchange,” Seattle Woman Magazine
  • Lerner, Jenny, lecture: Artists in Wax, Fused Chicago, Chicago, IL

2009

  • Goslow, Brian, Artscope Magazine, Quincy, MA, May/June issue, images featured pp. 52-53
  • Coblentz, Jessica, "From My Dream of A Common Language," PHd Candidate/Boston College, Boston, MA, August 7
  • Catalog for exhibition Breath, ArtXchange Gallery, Seattle, WA
  • Spadafora, Tracy, lecture: Tracy Spadafora Studios, Westborough, MA
  • Womack, Linda, lecture: Artists in Wax, 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, OR, and John C. Campbell Folk School, NC

2008

  • Studio Visit Magazine, The Open Studios Press, Boston, MA, Volume two

2001

  • Menon, Ramesh, “The Ramayana – A Modern Translation,” book jacket design, Writers Club Press, San Jose, CA

2000

  • Chicago Reader, Culture Club section, "20 Contemporary Women in Chicago," September 8
  • Chicago Sun-Times, "20 Women and Their Closets," September 8

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2016

  • William Radcliffe Studio Challenge finalist, Michael Monroe, Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA

2013

  • Honorable Mention, WOCA Projects Inter(connections), Fort Worth, TX

2002

  • Technology Grant, Harper College, Palatine, IL
  • Artists-in-Community Grant, Harper College, Palatine, IL

1998

  • Community Arts Assistance Program Grant, City of Chicago Cultural Grants Division, IL

1993

  • Education Grant, Texas Arts Council, Austin, TX

1989

  • Graduate Teaching full Tuition Scholarship and Stipend, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

1988

  • Gray Magnes Scholarship, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

 

PROFESSIONAL and CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE

2014

  • Curator, Navigate, Tashiro Kaplan Building, of EDGE graduates work, Seattle, WA (catalog)

1999-2001

  • Curator, Chicago Art Open, annual student show, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1999-2001

  • Chairperson, Board of Directors, Chicago Artists’ Coalition, Chicago, IL

1998-99

  • Juror, Grant Recipients, Beck Institute for the Arts, Chicago, IL
  • Content Editor for art history textbooks, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA

1994-95

  • Assistant to Director, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

RESIDENCIES

1997

  • The Hambidge Center, Rabun Gap, GA

1991

  • Vermont Studio Center, Johnston, VT          

 

COMMISSIONS AND COLLECTIONS

2015

  • Provincetown Library, Provincetown, MA

2009

  • Sexton House, Tallahassee, FL

 

SPECIAL INTEREST TRAINING

2016

  • Frye Museum, Creative Aging Programs, Seattle, WA

2014

  • Wing Luke Museum, Oral History Projects, Seattle, WA

 

REPRESENTATION

  • ArtXchange Gallery, Seattle, WA
  • Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ