Exhibitions

2018:

Wolff Gallery, Portland, OR.  Individual Exhibition - "Ghost Ships"  (Photography)

2016: 

Nave Gallery, Boston, MA.  for "boXed"

Radius Gallery, Missoula MT. for the Holiday Show.

A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, TX for "Trees"

Davis Orton Gallery, Hudson, NY-Individual Exhibition- “Fragments”  (photography)

555 Gallery, Boston, MA.  "Visionaries" - 4 person show

Radius Gallery, Missoula, Montana for their 2nd Annual Juried Competition

A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, TX- For Diffusion Publication’s “Lemniscate”

Tilt Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona for “Photography Reimagined” Honorable Mention

Edition One Gallery, Santa Fe, NM.  For “Woman”

2015

Dina Mitrani Gallery, Miami, FL – Group Show

A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, TX.  –Juried Group Show “Abstractions”    *Honorable mention

2014

Alexander Gallery, Oregon City, OR-Group Show

2012

NO Gallery, NY, NY for the Professional Women’s Photographers Show

Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts

AIR Gallery, NY, NY, by invitation, The Postcard Show

2011

PhotoEye Gallery, Santa Fe

Center for Fine Art Photography, Denver, CO, for the Portraiture Show

98 Bottles, San Diego, CA.  -3-person show-

2010

Cannibals – For Dia de las Muertes Show.

2009:

Pushdot Gallery, Portland, OR“Code 44”  (Mixed Media Installation and Photography)

2007:

Sandy Gallery for the Photo + Construct show

2005:

Littman Gallery, Portland State University, Portland, OR“Breathing Underwaterland” (Photography) INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITION

2004

Pushdot Gallery, Portland, OR“As Fish & Eel Between my Fingers Flow” (Photography)  INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITION

Denver International Airport, for Center for Fine Art Photography

2003

Northview Gallery, Portland, OR“Translucence” (Photography) INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITION

Mark Woolley Gallery, Portland, OR.  For 10 Years, one Foot After Another

Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR

Are you Listening Recording Studio -3 person show

Fraser Gallery, Bethesda, MD for the 2003 Bethesda International Photography Competition

Cade Center for Fine Art, Anne Arundel CC, Arnold MD.  For “Mute”

2002

Red & Black, Portland, OR-8 foot living grass construction created for “The Scarecrow Show”

Philip Feldman Gallery, Portland, OR.  Faculty Show

Northview Gallery, Portland, OR

2001

First Thursday Street Performance as Exquisite Corps

Alberta Street Exquisite Corps Street Performance

2000

Manuel Izquierdo Sculpture Gallery, Portland, OR“Ravenous”  (20’ x 30’ Mixed Media Installation) INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITION

1998

Hoyt Arboretum, Portland, ORfor “Arts in the Arboretum” 35’ in diameter, 9’ tall mixed media structure & surrounding space :  “Body & Blood”

1997

Gallery 114, Portland, OR “Prolegomena to Inexpedient Access” (40’ x 30’ Mixed Media Installation) INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITION

The Portland Building, Portland, OR“Moss”  (14’ x 17’ Mixed Media Installation) INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITION

1996

The Bridge Center for contemporary Art, El Paso, TX“Twixt Sand and Sky”  (10’ x 10’ Mixed Media Installation)

Dolce Vita Gallery, El Paso, TX “Photographic Works”  INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITION

Gallery 114, Portland, OR.  New Members Show

Nacul Center, Amherst MAfor the “Nature & Culture/Harmony or Conflict” show

Mountain Valley Arts Center, Guntersville, AL.  “Abstractions in Black & White”

1995

Linea Gallery, El Paso, TX   “Becoming One” (Photography)  INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITION

1994

University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL“Visual Voices:  The Female”

New Harmony Gallery, New Harmony, IN for “Utopian Visions”

Gallery 451, Orckford, ILfor “Spirituality & Death”

1993

ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL“Earth, Air, Fire, Water” (29’ x 16’ Mixed Media InstallationINDIVIDUAL EXHIBITION

Sierra Club Environmental Center, El Paso, TX –Individual Exhibition- “Fused Voices” Photography

1992

Big Orbit Gallery, Buffalo, NY“Altars of Earth:  A Symphony of Voices” (40’ x 17’ Mixed Media Installation)  INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITION

CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY“Altars of Earth” (12’ x 12’ Mixed Media Installation) INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITION

Bethune Gallery, Buffalo, NY“Common Earth” (10’ x 8’ Mixed Media Installation) 

1991

Pyramid Gallery, Rochester, NY“All Branch from the Stem” (50’ x 60’ Mixed Media Installation)   INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITION

The Gallery at SUNY Fredonia“Between Heaven & Earth” (35’ x40’ Mixed Media Installation)   INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITION

Phoenix Gallery, New York, NY

Artemesia Gallery, Chicago, IL.  For Art Against Dickheads

Hallwalls, Buffalo, NYGroup Show

REVIEWS & PUBLICATIONS

2016 -->  Diffusion Magazine – Lemniscate of Diffusion//  Shots Magazine – Spring, 2016 issue//  The Hand Magazine – Winter Issue

Review in The Missoulian for Radius Gallery's Juried Exhibition

Review in Lomography:  "of Boxes & Collages:  Handmade Photographs by Smith Eliot

Elin Spring reviews "Visionaries"

2015 -->  Thought Collective edited by Kat Lahr.  “Creatures of a Brief Season,"  The Hand Magazine – Fall Issue

2014 -->  Shots Magazine, Issue 125, Autumn Issue, Black Forest –hardcover book edited by Russell Joslin

2013 -->  Bokeh Magazine – Feature with Portfolio & Interview by John Bennette,  Shots Magazine, Issues 120 and 121 (Summer & Fall Issues)

2011 --> Photoeye Review of "the Secrets we Keep"  //  The Center for Fine Art Photography - show announcement

2010 -->  Northwest Review – Article and Photographs from the Dammasch series

2009 -->  Vagabondage Press & Sein u. Werden as JG Jones “Fragments”

2008 -->  B&W Magazine – Honorable Mention

2006 -->  Calyx Journal

2005 --> Shots Magazine, Issue 89, Cover Image, Portfolio and Interview

2001 -->  PLASM Magazine, Portland, OR.  “Art: Ravenous” by Jon Steinhorst

2000 -->  The Oregonian, Portland, OR“Palace of Excess” by DK Row,  The Mercury, Portland, OR“Ravenous” by Karrin Ellertson

1996 -->  The El Paso Times, TX.  “The Sacred & the Passionate” by Sandy Salinas,  El Paso, Inc., TX“Unusual Art”,  The Amherst News, Amherst, MA“Nature & Culture” by Christine Benvenuto

1991 - The Times-Union, Rochester, NY.  “Going out on a Limb” by Elizabeth Forbes, The Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY “Looking Reverentially at Trees” by R. Netsky

 

GRANTS, AWARDS & HONORARIA

2004 Award for Best of Show, Center for Fine Art Photography

2003 Grant for the creation of Translucence.  Empowering Women Network, Chicago, IL

1998 ORLO, Portland, OR. Honorarium for participation in Word on the Street

Friends of the Arboretum:  Honorarium for Body & Blood

1997 Regional Arts & Culture Council, Honorarium to install Moss, Portland Building

1994 Art Education Association of Indiana.  Merit Award

1993 ARC, Chicago.  Honorarium to install Earth, Air, Fire, Water

1992 Mark Diamond Foundation  -Grant to install Altars of Earth

1991 Pyramid Art Center.  Residency and Honorarium for All Branch from the Stem

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2015 Panel Member for SPENW – Panel on Hand crafted photography.

2005 PNCA, Lecture & Slide Presentation

2003 Portland Community College – Speaking Engagement and Slide Presentationl

2002 Member of the Tri-Met Art Advisory Board (served through 2003.)

1998 Knox College Galesburg, ILPresentation & accompanying slide show, “The Dread of Difference”

Bowling Green University, Blowling Green, OHSpeaking Engagement & slide presentation.

1994 Roosevelt College, Chicago, IL.  Guest Lecture

1991 Freedonia, University Visiting Artist

Residency at Pyramid Art Center

 

EDUCATION

University of Chicago, BA with honors in the College granted in 1988

State University of NY at Buffalo, MFA granted in 1992