Mary Josephson Resume

Awards

1994    Individual Artist's Fellowship In Visual Arts, Painting, Oregon Arts Commission “Monomania” Printmaking Fellowship, Pacific N.W. College of Art, Portland, OR

1996    Capital Press Award, “Art About Agriculture”, Oregon State University

1999    Artist in Residence, Roswell Museum of Art, Roswell, NM

2000    Air Touch Cellular Commission Print, “Faces” Exhibition, Seattle, WA

2002    Juror’s Award, “Art About Agriculture”, Oregon State University, Corvallis

2003    The Edwin Austin Abbey Fellowship for Mural Painting, National Academy of Design NYC

2010    Honorarium, City of Salem, Art in Public Places, Salem, OR

2012    Juror Collection Purchase Award, “Art About Agriculture”, OSU, Corvallis, OR

Solo Exhibitions

2016    “Vertumnus and Pomona”, Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA

2015    “Interior View”, Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR

2014    “Character”, Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR
             “Navigating”, Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA

2012    “Once Upon A Time”, Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR

2011    “Look Into My Eyes”, Friesen Gallery, Ketchum, ID
             “Work+=Play (Rites and Rituals)”, Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR

2010    “Blue Moon”, Traver Gallery, Tacoma, WA
             Art in the Governor’s Office Exhibition Program, Oregon State Capital, Salem, OR

2009    “Beneath the Surface”, Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR

2008    “Full Length Feature”, Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR

2007    “Paradise Grows”, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
             “Connecting”, Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR

2006    “Transplanted”, Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR

2005    “Nightingales and Mockingbirds”, William Traver Gallery, Tacoma, WA
              “Getting There”, Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR

2004    “Talking Pictures”, Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR

2003    “A Common Sense”, Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center, Portland, OR

2002     “Looking Homeward (With Eyes Toward the World)”, Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR

2001    What Remains the Same”, Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR          
             “Flora”, Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR

2000    “Invisible Women: Age of Beauty”, Grover Thurston Gallery, Seattle, WA
              “Under Fair Skies”, Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR

1999    "Invisible Women: Age of Beauty", Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM

1998    "Translations of Light", Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR
             "Tall Tree (Many Branches) Deep Roots", Grover/Thurston Gallery, Seattle, WA
             New Paintings, Galeria Dos Damas Dos, Palm Springs, CA

1997    An Introduction, Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR
            Retrospective, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR
             "Counterparts", Galeria Dos Damas, San Diego, CA
             "Without Compunction", Quartersaw Gallery, Portland, OR
              Recent Work, Galeria Dos Damas Dos, Palm Springs, CA
             "The Circle Unbroken", Catlin Gable School, Portland, OR

1996    "Sanctuary",Grover/Thurston Gallery, Seattle, WA
              New Paintings, Quartersaw Gallery, Portland, OR  
             "The Harvest", Dos Damas Gallery, San Diego, CA

1995    "Avenues of the Heart", Quartersaw Gallery, Portland, OR
            "gardening", Grover Thurston Gallery, Seattle, WA

1994    "MonoMania", Wentz Gallery, Portland Art Museum
             "Headdress", Grover Thurston Gallery, Seattle, W
             "Human Stories", QuarterSaw Gallery, Portland, OR

1993    "Playing for Keeps", Quartersaw Gallery, Portland, OR

1992    "Within Reach", Quartersaw Gallery, Portland, OR
             "Choices", Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR

1991    "Known by Heart", Quartersaw Gallery, Portland, OR
            Recent Work, Marianne Partlow Gallery, Portland, OR

1990    "Affinity", Quartersaw Gallery, Portland, OR
            "New Paintings", Marianne Partlow Gallery, Olympia, WA

1989    "Free Will",Quartersaw Gallery, Portland, OR

1988    QuartersawGallery, Portland, OR

1985     Boyd Gallery, Pacific NW College of Art, Portland, OR

 Group Exhibitions

2016    “Meditations”,  Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA 

2015    “The Sculpted Fiber”, Art Museum of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa, CA

2014    In Passionate Pursuit”, The Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Collection, Portland Art Museum
            ”Artbeat 15th Anniversary Exhibition”, Pioneer Place Galleries, Portland, OR
            “Filtered:What does Love look like?”, Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID
            “Healing Through Art Collection”, Central City Concern, Portland, OR

2013    Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR
            Friesen Gallery, Ketchem, ID

2012    “Craft National”, Mulvane Art Museum, Topeka, KS
            “Human Rights Exhibition”, South Texas College, McAllen, TX
            “Art About Agriculture”, OSU, Corvallis, OR

2011    “Silver Summit, 25th Anniversary Exhibition”, Friesen Gallery, Ketchum, ID
            “New Acquisitions, Highlights from the SAFECO Collection”, Tacoma Art Museum
            “Real People 2011”, Woodstock, IL
            “Identify Yourself”, Craft Alliance, St Louis, MO

2010    An Introduction, Friesen Gallery, Ketchum,
            “Album”,Art Gym 30th Anniversary Exhibition, Marylhurst Universary, OR

2009    “Cut the Edge, Weave the Line: Textile Art 2009”, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA
               Prichard Gallery, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
              “New Work from Gallery Artists”, Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA

2008    Glorious Glass”, The Art Center, ST Petersburg, FL

2007     40th Anniversary Roswell Artist in Residence Program, Roswell Art Museum, Roswell, NM
             “Girls, Girls, Girls”, Habatat Gallery, Chicago, IL
             “ARt Slate” biennial, Poster Artist, Condon, OR

2006   "Structure: Works Inspired by the Built Environment", Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery Space, Seattle, WA
             Wallowa Festival of the Arts, Featured Artist and Juror, Joseph, OR

2005    RACC/Portland Fire and Rescue Intersections Artist-in-Residence Exhibition:
             Fire Station 1, Portland, OR
             Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center
            “Bold Expressions”, Sacramento Center for Fine Arts, Sacramento, CA
           “pARTners”,Kirkland Art Center, Kirkland, WA curated by Deborah Pain

2004    Ten Year Anniversary Exhibition, Mark Woolley Gallery, Portland, OR
            “figuratively speaking”, exploding head gallery, Sacramento, CA
            “The Clown Show”, Charles Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR

2003    Edwin Austin Abbey Fellowship Exhibition, National Academy of Design, NYC,NY
             ArtSlate”, Condon, OR

2002    “Northwest Notables”, Mirror Pond Gallery, Bend, OR
              Summer Group Show, Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR
             “Art About Agriculture”, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
             “Dog and Pony Show”, Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR
             “Northwest Views, Selections from the SAFECO Collection” Frye Art Museum, Seattle,WA
             COCA NW Annual, Seattle, WA, juror Michael Sweeney
             PONCHO Invitational, Seattle, WA
            “Perspective and Perception”, L & B Viewing Room, Portland, OR
            “Art Slate 2001 Invitational-Invitational”, Condon, OR,  juror Henry Sayre

2001    “Narration, Emblem and Sequence in Contemporary Art”, Creative Arts Workshop, New
             Haven, CT juror Robert Taplin
             “Husbands and Wives”, Kittredge Gallery, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA
            “Art About Agriculture”, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

2000    ANA29, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT, juror Lucy Lippard
             “Wonder Women”, Marylhurst College, Marylhurst, OR
             “Whole/Hole”, L & B Viewing Room, Portland, OR
             “Sex, Lies, Gender Gap”, Planned Parenthood Gala, San Francisco, CA
             “Faces”, AirTouch Cellular, Seattle, WA
              PDXs to Quartersaw, 16th Anniversary Exhibition”, Portland, OR
              “Open Walls”, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Portland, OR

1999    Christmas Group Show, Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR
             Ceramic Group Exhibition, Bassett Auditorium, Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM

1998    Prints and Drawings, Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR
            "In Human Form", Maude Kerns   Art Center, Eugene, OR
            "figurative", L & B Viewing Room, Portland, OR
            "Summer Group Show", Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR

1997    PONCHO Invitational, Seattle, WA
             "People", AirTouch Cellular, Seattle, WA
             "the garden show", PICA, Portland, OR

1996    "The Mane Event", Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum, ID
             "The Tool Show", PICA, Portland, OR           
             "Concerning Clothing", Dos Damas Gallery, San Diego, CA
             "Fences Project, One Year Later", Froelick Adelhart Gallery, Portland, OR
             "Texas National",University of Austin, Austin, TX, Faith Ringgold juror
             "Husbands and Wives", Raleigh Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
             "Art About Agriculture", Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, Henry Sayre juror
             "Let Them Eat Cake", Acanthus Gallery, Portland, OR

1995    Washington Park "Fences Project", Tri-Met's Westside MAX and
            The Regional Arts and Cultural Council (Collaboration with Gregory Grenon)
            "Dresses", Jamison Thomas Gallery, Portland, OR
            Women's Art Triennial,Maude Kerns Center, Eugene, OR

1994    "Northwest Annual", Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue WA
             "ArtQuake"Invitational Exhibition, Portland, OR
             "Human Form",Visual Arts Center, Newport, OR                 
             "Faces",Umpqua Valley Arts Assc., Roseburg, OR

1993     "Everyday Objects Investigated", Grover Thurston Gallery, Seattle, WA
              "Artists of the Willamette Valley", Corvallis, OR

1992    "Human Forms", Newport Visual Arts Center, Newport, OR
            "Women's Struggle, Women's Vision" Triennial, Maude Kerns Art Center, Eugene, OR

1991      "Art Futures", PNCA Benifit, The Galleria, Portland, OR
              Quartersaw Gallery, Portland, OR

1990      Table, Lamp and Chair", Portland, OR
              Marianne Partlow Gallery, Olympia, WA
              Quartersaw Gallery, Portland, OR

1989      First AnnualPNCA Alumni Exhibition, Portland,OR,juried by Gerald Bolas
              Artquake, Portland, OR, juried by Mary Beebe
              Oregon State Fair, Salem, OR

1988      Public Hanging, Marylhurst Art Gym, Marylhurst, OR

1987      Public Hanging, Portland Center for the Visual Arts, Portland, OR

1986      Thesis Exhibition, Oregon Art Institute, Portland, OR

1984      Public Hanging, Portland Center for the Visual Arts, Portland, OR

1983      Arrasmith Gallery, Portland,OR

Public Commissions

1995     “Alphabet City”, “Fences Project”, Washington Park Zoo, Portland, OR

 (Collaboration with artist Gregory Grenon)

1999     “My Community is my Family”, Multnomah County Juvenile Justice Center, Portland, OR
            “Our New Mexico Desert Community”, Military Heights Elementary, Roswell, NM

2001     “Bountiful Harvest”, Oregon Food Bank, Portland, OR

2004     “Search for Knowledge” Mural, Catlin Gabel Upper School Library, Portland, OR
              Intersections/Artist-In-Residence RACC/Portland Fire and Rescue, Portland, OR
            “Quest for Knowledge”,Tigard Public Library children’s reading room, Tigard, OR

2006     “Connecting”, Stephenson Union, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR

2007     “Where Knowledge Flows Dreams Grow”, Outlook Elementary, Sunnyside, WA

2008     “Heart of the City”, Arnold Rue Community Center, Stockton, CA

2012     “Cherry City Bing”, Art About Agriculture, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

2015     “Primary, Secondary, Black and White”, Portland Institute of Contemporary Art, Portland, OR

Public Collections

Portland Art Museum, Permanent Collection                                    
Microsoft, Seattle, WA
Swedish Hospital, Seattle, WA                                                     
SAFECO, Seattle, WA
Schnitzer Museum, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR               
Central City Concern,Portland,OR
Seattle Portable Works, Seattle, WA                            
University Hospital, Seattle,WA
City Center Parking, Portland, OR                                                
Verizon, Seattle, WA 
Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, Roswell, NM               
Stauffer Supply Inc, Portland,OR
Portland Community College, Sylvania, Rock Creek        
Gamblin Artist Colors, Portland,OR
Portland Portable Works, Portland, OR                            
Oregon Food Bank, Portland, OR
Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA                                              
Salem Hospital, Salem, OR
Tri-Met "Fences Project”, Washington Park Zoo, Portland, OR
O.M.C.Portland, OR/Toyko, Japan
Dain Bosworth, Minneapolis, Minnesota                             
NW Triangle Properties, Portland, OR                            
Multnomah County Juvenile Justice Center, Portland, OR  
Fountain Associates, Portland, OR            
Oregon Health + Sciences University, Portland, OR          
Winkler Companies, Portland, OR
Legacy Emmanual Children's Hospital, Portland, OR                 
Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR                                             

Education

1986                 Pacific NW College of Art, Portland, OR, BFA, Painting

1984-1985        Parsons School of Design, Paris, France

1985                 Ecole Nationale Superieure Des Beaux Arts, Paris, France, Certificate Lithography 

Work Related Experience

2016-1994          Self-employed Professional Artist

2016-1995          Juror, William Jamison Scholarship Award, PNCA

2016, 2010          Creative Arts Community, Menucha, Instructor

2015                   Executive Committee, William Jamison Scholarship Endowment, PNCA

2011, 2005         Juror, Regional Arts and Culture Council

2006-1995         Volunteer, Oregon Health Sciences University Marquam Hill Art Committee

2006-1995         Curator BICC Gallery, Oregon Health Sciences University

1994                   Oregon College of Arts and Crafts, Instructor

1994                   Centrum, Port Townsend, WA, Instructor

1994-1995          Creative Arts Community, Menucha, Instructor

1986-2006          Taught visual arts in different capacities, as both volunteer and paid professional; TAG -talented and gifted students and Metropolitan Learning Center- children at risk in Portland Public Schools, K-12

1987-1994          Worked as assistant to the Director, William Jamison, and then Director, Jamison/Thomas Gallery, Portland, OR

1986-1988          Gamblin Artist Colors