CV

Fondazione Arte Della Seta, Florence, Italy/
University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
MFA, Fibers

Video Projection, RACC Sponsored Fellowship
Jacquard Digital Design, JacqCad Center, Hendersonville, North Carolina

Portland State University, Portland, Oregon
Certified/ Licensed Art Education k-12

Manufactures Nationale des Gobelins, Paris and Usez, France
Tapestry Apprenticeship under Gobelins master weavers

University of Poitier, Poitiers, France/
University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
BFA, Fibers / French Art History minor

2019

Tapestry International Invitational
Queen Elizabeth Community & Cultural Center
Oakville, Ontario, Canada

2018

By Way of the Matrix
Praxis Fiber Workshop Gallery
Cleveland, OH

Material Turn/ International small group
FOFA Gallery, Montreal, QC, Canada
Milieux Institute for Arts, Culture and Technology at Concordia University

World Tapestry Now/ International
American Tapestry Alliance online exhibition, Wlodzimierz Cygan, juror
Strzeminski Academy of Fine Arts, Lodz, Poland

2017

Color Bodies Public Commission, Heidi McBride & Co
AC Hotel, Portland, OR

2016

Tapestry: Contemporary Takes on an Ancient Art Form / Invitational
Featherstone Center for the Arts, Martha’s Vineyard, MA

Faculty Biennial, Hoffman Gallery / Invitational
Oregon College of Art & Craft, Portland, Oregon

Pacific Time Zone, Jurors Award/The Arts Center, Corvallis, Oregon

2015

Materialities, Sandra J Blain Gallery / Juried International
Arrowmont School of Art & Craft, Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Cauldron / Invitational Solo
A Wrinkle in Time Festival/ Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Portland, Oregon

The Art is the Cloth: A Series of Reflections / Juried North America
von Auersperg Art Gallery, Deerfield Academy, Deerfield, Massachusetts

The Art is the Cloth: A Series of Reflections / Juried North America
Walton Center Gallery, George School, New Town, Pennsylvania

2014

The Art is the Cloth: A Series of Reflections / Juried North America
NHIA Amherst Gallery, New Hampshire Institute of Art
Manchester, New Hampshire

 

2018  |  Artist Residency

The Jacquard Center
Hendersonville, North Carolina

2017  |  Lecture

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Surface Design Association Making Our Mark
Portland State University, Portland, Oregon

2015 – Present  |  Faculty

Portland Community College/ Dual Credit Program
Artist’s Skills and Practices/ ART197, Portland, OR

2010 – 2017  |  Professor

Oregon College of Art & Craft, Portland, Oregon
Adjunct, Fibers and General Studies

2016  |  Committee Chair

MFA Program/ Oregon College of Art & Craft
Graduate Thesis Committee

Juror/  67th Annual – Salem Art Fair & Festival
Salem Art Association, Salem, Oregon

2011 – Present  |  Mentor

AC&D Graduate program
Pacific Northwest College of Art/ Oregon College of Art
& Craft collaborative, Portland, Oregon

2011 – Present  |  Faculty

IB Visual Arts Seminars, 2D Design/ Drawing/ Color Theory/ Painting
Tigard High School, Tigard, Oregon

2015  |  Lecture

Textiles in the Expanded Field
Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon

  Workshop

Traces, Layers, Narratives & Surfaces
Intermountain Weavers Conference
Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colorado

  Lecture

Time and Multi Media Work / Wrinkle in Time
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Portland, Oregon

2013

Lecture

Shape Shifting / Outside the Line; Small Tapestry Int’l
Handforth Gallery, Tacoma, Washington

Workshop

Traces, Layers, Narratives & Surfaces
American Tapestry Alliance
Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Washington

Lecture

Artist Reproductions: Textiles from Analogue to Digital
Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, Oregon

Juror

Coastal Fibers 2013
Clatsop Community College, Astoria, Oregon

2008 – 2010  |  Professor

University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
Adjunct, Fibers Department

AC Hotel /Portland, Oregon

Hamersly Library/ Western Oregon University, Monmouth, Oregon

Public Valley Library/ Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon

Chemeketa Community College Library, Salem, Oregon

2008

Fellowship

Ruth & Harold Chenven Foundation
New York, NY

Award

Outstanding Graduate Student Award
Surface Design Association / National

2006

Honorarium

Art in the Governor’s Office
Oregon Arts Commission, Salem, Oregon

Scholarship

Handweavers Guild of America/ National

2005  |  Best of Show

Delaplaine Visual Arts, Frederick, Maryland

2001  |  Fellowship

Individual Artist Grant
Oregon Arts Commission, Salem, Oregon

1997  |  Award

Marijike M van Linden Award, Fiber National
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

1994  |  Residency

Salem Art Association, Salem, Oregon

2015

Catalogue

Materialities, Surface Design Association/ Numita Gupta Wiggers

Catalogue

The Art is the Cloth: A Series of Reflections / Micala Sidore

Review

The Art is the Cloth / Cori Urban; The Republican, Massachusetts, March 18

2012  |  Catalogue

Public Art Archive of North America / WESTAF

Catalogue

Fiber Arts Now / Rebecca Twist, Pacific University
Library

2011  |  Roster

Public Arts Roster, Regional Arts & Culture Council
Oregon Arts Commission

2006  |  Catalogue

Real Physical Labor: Material Understanding and the Wisdom of the Weaver’s Hand / Jessica Hemmings

2005

Feature

Fertile Associations: the Tapestries of Shelley Socolofsky / Mary Lane, Fiber Arts, Vol.32, #1

Feature

The Work of Shelley Socolofsky / Ming-Whe Lion, Artist Magazine, Taiwan