BORN: Portland, OR


1981 B.F.A. Pacific Northwest College of Art


2015 By One Thing After Another, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR

2014 Pasture to Pavement, Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA

2013 All Of My Springs, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR

2013 Commute, Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA

2012 Winter Greenway, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR

2011 Hearing the Backbeat: Realists and Abstraction, Five Artists, Prographica Gallery, Seattle, WA

2010 Without Gravity, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR

2009 Open Book, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR

2007 Standing Still, Davidson Gallery, Seattle, WA

2007 En Route, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR

2006 Facing West/Other Portland Streets, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR (exh. catalog)

2005, ’03, ’02, ’00, ’99, ’97, ’95 Davidson Gallery, Seattle, WA

2004 Thaw, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR

2004 Portraits and Still Life, Augen Gallery, Portland, Or

2003 Cityscapes and Landscapes, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR

2001 State of Oregon, Art in the Governor’s Office Program, Salem, OR

2001, ’96, ’95, ’93 Augen Gallery, Portland, OR (Exhibition Catalog 1996)

1999 Hiddell Brooks Gallery, Charlotte, NC

1999 100 Views of Sauvie Island, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR (exh. catalog)

1998 Road Trip, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR

1993 Maude Kerns, Eugene, OR

1992 Asheville Museum of Fine Art, Asheville, NC

1992 Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

1991 Galleri Ingvaldsen, Portland, OR

1991 McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA

1989 Benton County Historical Museum, Philomath, OR

1987 The Durham Art Center, Durham, NC

1985 The University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL

1982 Huntsville Museum of Fine Art, Huntsville, AL

1980 Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR


2015 Winter Group Show, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR

2015 On The Road, Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA

2015 Art About Agriculture, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

2014 Seattle, Linda Hogdes Gallery, Seattle, WA

2012 New Work by Gallery Artists, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR

2010 The Great Outdoors, Paintings and Prints, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR

2010 Prographica Gallery, Seattle, WA

2009 Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York, NY

2009 On Paper, curated by Norman Lundin and Karen Jenkins-Johnson, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York, NY

2009 West Coast Drawings VIII, curated by Norman Lundin, Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Culver City, CA

2009 Celebrating PNCA’s 100th Year-Alumni and Faculty Group Exhibition, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR

2008 Print Arts Northwest, Portland, OR

2007 8th Northwest Biennial, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA, curated by Rock Huska, TAM and David Keihl, Whitney Museum of American Art

2007 Landscape, Campbell Hall Gallery, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR

2006 In Step With Lewis & Clark, Sally Cleveland: Along the Columbia, Maryhill Museum of Art, Goldendale, WA

2005 Drawing, Jacobs Gallery, Hult Center, Eugene, OR

2004 Lewis and Clark Territory: Contemporary Artists Revisit Place, Race, and Memory,

Tacoma Art Museum traveling exhibition to Yellowstone Art Center, Billings, Montana;

Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA

2003 Guaranteed Fresh! – Still Life Today, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA

2003 Painting Portland, Marylhurst University Art Gym, West Linn, OR, curated by Prudence Roberts and Robert Gamblin

2003 Eighteen Women, The Art Center Gallery, Clatsop Community College, Astoria, OR

2002 Waters Edge, Maryhill Museum of Art, Goldendale, WA

2001 Art About Agriculture, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

2000 Out of Doors, Adam Baumgold Fine Art, New York City, NY

1999 Artist Trading Cards, Marylhurst University Art Gym, West Linn, OR, conceived by Sarah Ellen Taylor

1999 Gail Harvey Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA

1999 From Here to the Horizon, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA, curated by Susan Bennerstrom

1997 University of Oregon Museum of Art, Eugene, OR

1997 Landscapes, Three Person Exhibition, Gail Harvey Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1997 Western Oregon State College, Monmouth, OR

1996 Open Skies, Six Landscape Artists, University of Oregon, Museum of Art, Eugene, OR

1996 Landscapes/Other Paths, Bush Barn, Salem, OR

1996 Imaginary Portrait Drawings, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR, curated by Robert Hanson

1995 Augen Gallery, Portland, OR

1995 Northwest Visions, The American University of Rome, Rome, Italy, curated by Jack Portland

1994 Davidson Gallery, Seattle, WA

1993 Crosscut/Oregon Biennial, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR

1992 Augen Gallery, Portland, OR

1991 Somerhill Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC

1990 Blackfish Gallery, Portland, OR

1990 The Visual Chronicle of Portland, Acquisitions, 1985-89, Oregon Historical Center, Portland, OR

1988 Northwest Artists Workshop, Portland, OR

1988 Portfolio Gallery, Atlanta, GA

1985 Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN

1985 Pinnacle Gallery, Rochester, NY

1985 Southeastern Artists Under 35, Atchison Gallery, Birmingham, AL

1984 The Mill Gallery, Guilford, CT

1983 The Alexandria Museum of Fine Art, Alexandria, LA

1983 The Fine Arts Museum of the South, Mobile AL

1983 Clifford Gallery, Dallas, TX

1982 Huntsville Museum of Fine Art, Huntsville AL

1981 Oregon Printmakers’ Annual, Hood River Community College, Portland, OR


2013, ’10 Artists’ Fellowship, Inc., New York, NY

2010 Vermont Studio Center Residency Grant, Johnson, VT

1988, ’84 Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation Grant, New York, NY


A Year Of Silence by Polly Buckingham, Winner of 2012 Jeanne M. Leiby Chapbook Award,

Cover image, 2013

Stringtown 12 and 9 / Poetry Magazine, Cover images, 2013 ad 2006.

Confessions of a Stalker, essay for Stephen Hayes, by Tad Savinar, 2013.

New American Paintings, Pacific Coast Edition, #85, Open Studios Press, 2010

Slate: Antonio Lopez Garcia – / visual arts by DK Row, May / 2008

National Public Radio, Interview with Susan Stamberg, Gift Brings Van Goghʼs “Ox-cartʼ To Museum, December / 2007

KBOO, Art Focus, Interview with Julie Bernard, May, 2007

KPSU, Artstar, Interview with Eva Lake, December, 2006

Campbell, Virginia “Corners of Reality, How Sally Cleveland Fills Her Small-Scale Cityscapes with Such Meaning,” Southwest Art, September, 2006, pp.112 – 115 (illustrated)

This Bountiful Place, Shelley Curtis, Editor, OHS Press, 2006.

Building Tradition, by Ivan Doig, Rock Hushka and Patricia McDonnell, Tacoma Art Museum Press, 2003.

Bullis, Douglas,100 Artists of the West Coast, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2003, pp. 146-147

Erceg, Joseph and Doyle, Brian, Messages from Oregon, Published by M.J. Murdock

Charitable Trust, Portland, OR 2002, pp. 20 and 55 (illustration)

Francis, Kevin, “WW Recommends, Augen Gallery,” Willamette Week (Portland, OR), December 15, 1993

Gragg, Randy,”Cleveland’s show at Augen celebrates Northwest spring, landscapes,” The Oregonian (Portland, Oregon), May 10, 1996, p.20

Harmon, Kitty, The Northwest Landscape, A Painted History, Sasquatch Press, 2001, p.122

Harrison, Penny, “Sauvie Island Landscapes by Sally Cleveland,” Open Spaces, Views from the Northwest, Volume 2/Issue 4, 1999-2000, pp.54-55

Kangas, Matthew, ‘Guaranteed Fresh!’ casts new eye at still lifes, The Seattle Times, Entertainment & the Arts, July 18, 2003 (illustration)

Mahler, Richard, “City Life,” Southwest Art, March 2004, pg. 108

Row, D.K., “Island in the Dream,” The Oregonian (Portland, Oregon), October 8, 1999, p. 62

_________”Shows of Note” The Oregonian A&E (Portland, Oregon), October 15, 2004, p. 27

_________”Our History, Ourselves,” The Oregonian (Portland, OR), November 1, 2007, p. 1 & 3 (illustrated)

“The Seventh Pacific Coast Competition,” New American Paintings, Number 43, 2003, pp. 58-61

The Visual Chronicle of Portland, Volume 1/Acquisitions 1985-89, Portland, OR


2015 – present, Assistant Professor Of Foundations, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR

1985 – 2015 Associate Professor of Painting, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland OR

1994 – 1996 Oregon School of Arts and Crafts, Portland, OR

1990 – 1991 Western Oregon State College, Monmouth, OR

1985 Gallery Administrator, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL


Federal Reserve Building, San Francisco, CA

Fine Arts Museum of the South, Mobile, AL

Bill Gates, Seattle, WA

John Hatchert Collections, Portland, OR

Intech Corporation, Hillsboro, OR

Kaiser Permanente, Portland, OR

Metropolitan Arts Commission, Portland, OR

Norman Lundin, Seattle, WA

Oracle Systems, Portland, OR

Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR

Oregon Health Sciences University, Peter O. Kohler Pavilion

Oregon State University Library, Corvallis, OR

Oregon State University, Department of Agriculture, Office of the Dean

Prudential Insurance of California, Santa Monica, CA

Christopher Rauschenberg, Portland, OR