EVA Lake


Born 1956, Los Angeles, CA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018 Through the Ages, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR (upcoming)
2017 Egyptian Extended,  frosch and portmann, New York, NY
2016 Fashion Items, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2015 Fashion Items, frosch and portmann, New York City
2014 Anonymous Women, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2013 VOLTA Art Fair, frosch and portmann, New York City
2012 Judd Women Targets, Frosch and Portmann, New York City
2012 Targets, Some Walls, Oakland, CA
2011 Drape, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2010 Targets, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2009 Targets, Helzer Art Gallery, PCC Rock Creek, Portland, OR
2007 The Richter Scale, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2007 Earth Quake, Pendleton Center for the Arts, Pendleton, OR
2006 Take Off, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2005 Vive Chrome, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2003 OPEN Studio, Lovelake, Portland, OR
2002 Axis, Ogle, Portland, OR
2002 Collage Show, White Gallery, Portland State University, Portland, OR
1999 Chairs, Alysia Duckler Gallery, Portland, OR
1998 Bridges, AIA Gallery, Portland, OR
1998 Night Paintings, 333 Studios, Portland, OR
1986 On the Theme of Architecture, Café American, San Francisco, CA
1985 Shrine, Martin-Weber Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1984 Night Gallery, Bannam Place, San Francisco, CA
1983 Aware Recollections of an Ancient Age Japan Fan, The Storefront, San Francisco, CA
1983 Russian-American Friendship, Eye Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1980 Photomontage, etc., Goodman Building, San Francisco, CA

GROUP SHOWS
2018 Art on Paper Art Fair, frosch and portmann, New York, NY
2017 KRAAAM!, frosch and portmann, New York, NY
2017 Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts at 25, Hallie Ford Museum, Salem, OR
2016 Ten Shades of White, frosch and portmann, New York, NY
2016 Contemporary Prints From Crow's Shadow, OCAC, Portland, OR
2016 Remote Impressions, Portland State University, Portland, OR
2016 Artworks Northwest 2016, Umpqua Valley Arts Association, Roseburg, OR
2015 Beauty in the Age of Indifference, Jeffrey Thomas Fine Art, Portland, OR
2015 New Art 2.0, Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Indianapolis, IN
2014 Crow's Shadow Biennial, Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Salem, OR
2013 Femme Fetales, frosch&portmann, VOLTA9, Basel, Switzerland
2013 Golden Spot Printmaking Residency Awards, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
2012 A Binder Full of Collages, frosch&portmann, New York City
2011 reCovered, frosch and portmann, New York, NY
2011 Cutters Edges, Gestalten Space, Berlin, Germany
2011 Twist and Crawl, National Institute for Art and Disability, Richmond, CA
2011 Cutters, West Cork Art Center, Cork, Ireland
2010 Thunderbitch, Tether Design Gallery, Seattle, WA Curated by Daniel R. Smith
2010 Best, Crussell Fine Art, Orange, CA
2009 Cutters: An Exhibition of International Collage, Cinders Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Curated by James Gallagher
2009 Eclat, Crussell Fine Art, Orange, CA
2009 Portland Photography, Juniper Art Center and Gallery, Centralia, WA
2008 War, Guestroom Gallery, Portland, OR, Curated by Jim Riswold
2008 Cusp, Crussell Fine Art, Orange, CA
2007 SUBset, Crussell Fine Art, Orange, CA
2007 The Blogger Show, The Digging Pitt, Pittsburgh, PA and Agri Gallery, New York, NY
2007 Paper Chase, Guestroom, Portland, OR
2006 Saturation, Portland Modern, Portland, OR
2004 International Mail Art Show, Zeitgeist, Portland, OR
2004 Saturated, Autzen Gallery, Portland State University, OR
2003 Sitka Invitational, Portland, OR
2003 Battle of the Artist Curators, Haze Gallery, Portland, OR
2003 International Assemblage Art Exhibition, Gallery Oder 24, Berlin, Germany
2003 Propaganda, Start-Soma, San Francisco, CA
2002 Reactions, Exit Art, New York and the Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
2001 WTC group show, AVA Gallery, Astoria, OR
1999 Master Mugs, PICA project, Portland, OR
1999 Bay Area Dada: Before Punk and Zines, Printed Matter, New York, NY
1997 INI Show, Mark Woolley Gallery, Portland, OR
1996 Columbus Day Show, Square Peg, Portland, OR
1991 Ward Nasse Group Show, New York
1990 Christmas Show, John Gerstadt Gallery, New York, NY
1989 Legends Now, Colab, Fashion Moda, The Bronx, NY
1988 Extinction Now, Colab, Fashion Moda, The Bronx
1988 The Heroes of Eros, ABC NO RIO, New York, NY
1981 ANTI-WW3, traveling exhibition, San Francisco and Parsons School of Design,
New York City, NY
1980 The Secret Side, Northwest Artist’s Workshop, Portland, OR

COLLECTIONS
Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portland Visual Chronicle, Portland, OR
Portable Works Collection, Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portland, OR
OHSU Center for Women's Health, Portland, OR
Artists Books, MOMA, New York, NY

AWARDS
2013 Oregon Arts Commission Career Opportunity Grant
2013 Ford Family Foundation Career Opportunity Grant
2012 Oregon Arts Commission Career Opportunity Grant
2012 Ford Family Foundation Career Opportunity Grant
2011 Printmaking Residency at Crow's Shadow Institute, Pendleton, OR

EDUCATION
Art History, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 1974-1977
Painting, Art Students League, New York City 1986-1988

REVIEWS/ARTICLES
2017 "The World Re-Imagined by Eva Lake," Linkened, Eric Rios, 1/26
2017 Average Art 12, London, UK, July issue
2017 "Meet the Artist Eva Lake," Singulart, Muriel Resnick, 7/24
2016 "Interview with Eva Lake, Photomontage Artist," Kathryn Vercillo, FemPotential
2015 Cover Artist, Little Star Weekly, New York City, 6/26
2015 “Top Ten,” Art Ltd., Richard Speer, 01
2014 “Best and Worst of 2014,” PORT, Jeff Jahn, 12/14
2014 “Best Conceptual Show of 2014,” Willamette Week, Richard Speer, 12/24
2014 “Beings,” Secret Behavior, Mike Newton, p. 7
2014 “Anonymous Women, Eva Lake,” Willamette Week, Richard Speer, 4/16-22, p.45 (illustrated)
2014 “Art Professionals on Display,” PSU alumni featured at the Augen Gallery,
2014 Vanguard, Jeoffry Ray, 4/1, pp. 16 and 17 (illustrated)
2013 “Eva Lake's Collages Tackle the Appropriation of Women by the Advertising Industry,” Mutantspace, 7/25
2012 “Bulls Eye on the Feminine Mystique,” Arte Fuse, Oscar Laluyan, 4/21
2012 “Blog Blog Column with Eva Lake,” Art Art Zine, John Burnam, 2/16
2011 “Double Feature: Existential Questions,” Two Coats of Paint, Sharon Butler, 8/5
2011 "The Art of Collage," Elephant Magazine, London
2010 "Eva Lake: Targets at Augen Gallery," Art Ltd., Richard Speer
2010 "Bullseye: Eva Lake’s Targets at Augen Gallery," Ultrapdx, Lisa Radon, 6/22
2010 "Eva Lake’s Targets," Jeff Jahn, PORT, 6/15
2010 "A Circle of Women," Art Scatter, Bob Hicks, 6/6
2010 "Femininity Through a Crosshair," Redefine Magazine, 05/25
2010 "Now Showing" Willamette Week Pick, Willamette Week, , p. 45, 6/10 (illustrated)
2010 "The Artful Dimaggio," Artnet, Charlie Finch, 11/09
2008 "‘War’ at the Guestroom Gallery, Artweek, Prudence Roberts, p.23, 3/08
2007 "Punk Talk Girl," Portland Monthly, Heather Larimer, 8
2007, 2006, 2005, 2003 Interview with Julie Bernard on Art Focus at KBOO
2006 "Saturation," Portland Modern
2006 "Oh Eva!" Ultrapdx, Lisa Radon, 3/8
2006 "The Ghost of Warhol: Smith and Lake Channel the Wigged One at Augen," Willamette Week, Richard Speer, 9/8
2006 "Hits of 2006," Willamette Week, Richard Speer, 27/12
2005 "Critics Picks," The Oregonian, D.K. Row, 4/7
2005 "Dreaming in Grids: Eva Lake at Augen," The Vanguard, Dylan Tanner, 4/13
2005 "Artist Sets off Critical Buzz," Portland Tribune, Joseph Gallivan, 4/15
2005 "One Review: April Showers," Willamette Week, Richard Speer, 4/20
2005 "Shows of note," The Oregonian, D.K. Row, 4/22
2005 "Anticipate More," NW Drizzle, Jeff Jahn, 5/1
2004 "Bohemia’s Last Stand," Portland Tribune, Michaela Bancud, 2/20, p. C3
2004 "Eva Lake Takes a Room of Her Own," Willamette Week, Richard Speer, 3/3, p. 48
2004 "Eva Lake: Woman in Motion," The Oregonian, D.K. Row, 10/7
2004 "One Review," Willamette Week, Richard Speer, 11/24
2003 "Critic’s picks," The Oregonian, D.K. Row, 4/25
2003 "Tabla Rasa Art," The Oregonian, D.K. Row, 5/2
2003 "Art for Life," CAP Auction Catalogue
2002 "Millions and Millions of Images," Daily Vanguard, Aaron Miles, 5/2
2002 "On the Town," Portland Tribune, Phil Stanford, 5/3
2002 "Art walk Steps off A Day Early," The Oregonian, D.K. Row, 7/2
2002 "Gallery Exhibits Three Artists, Three Mediums," Daily Astorian, 9/12
1999 "Local Artists Mug PICA," OurTown, L.S. Loving, 10/18
1986 "No Vacancy, New Look," Gary Hanauer, 4/1
1985 "Checking Into the Art Motel," San Francisco Examiner Image Magazine, 10/20
1985 "North Beach Alive," North Beach Magazine, Howard Munson, 9/1
1984 "Painting the Body Eclectic," California Living Magazine, Veronique Vienne, 6/2
1980 "Portland Subculture: Interview with Eva Lake," Total Abandon, Rick Staneck, 6/11
1980 "Urban Noize," Willamette Week, Barry Johnson, 7/22
1979 "Dressing in Public," Willamette Week, Stephanie Oliver, 9/10

BOOKS
2016 The Age of Collage Volume 2: Contemporary Collage in Modern Art, Gestalten Press of Berlin, pp. 248-251 (illustrated)
2015 All Ages, The Rise and Fall of Portland Punk Rock, Mark Stern, Reptilicus Press
1999 Fucked Up and Photocopied: The Instant Art of the Punk Rock Movement, Bryan Ray Turcoffe and Chriistoper Miller, Ginko Press
1984 Correspondence Art: Source Book for the Network of International Postal Art Activity, Michael Crane and Mary Stofflet, editors, Contemporary Art Press, San Francisco, "Women in Mail Art," Anna Banana, p. 296
1983 Blitzkunst: Have You Ever Done Anything in Order to Survive as an Artist?, Ginny Lloyd, Verlag, Kuetschmer and Grossman, Frankfurt, Germany

RELATED ACTIVITIES
2014 Host and Producer, Art Focus, KBOO since 2008
2014 Art Narrator, CAP Auction since 2011
2009 Associate Producer, Alien Boy, film by Brian Lindstrom
2008 Transcriber, Oral History Project, Oregon Historical Society
2002-2007 Producer of ARTSTAR on KPSU
2003 Curator for the Curated Collection of Trimet’s Interstate Max Line
2002-2004 Director, Lovelake, alternative art space