CHRIS KELLY

BORN 1950, Washington, D.C.

EDUCATION
1983-84 Oregon School of Arts and Crafts, Printmaking
1973-76 Corcoran School of Art, Washington, D.C., B.F.A
1972-73 Schiller College, Berlin, Germany and Madrid, Spain

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017 Winter Group Exhibition, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2016 Group Exhibition, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2015 Scenic Routes, new paintings, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2005 Conceal, Reveal, new paintings, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2004 Feel the Burn, encaustic paintings, Melanee Cooper Gallery, Chicago, IL
2003 Piece Work, recent encaustic paintings, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2001 Sir Render, recent encaustic paintings, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2001 Watercolors, Cannon Beach Association for the Arts, Cannon Beach, OR
1999 The Orb and I, recent paintings and sculpture, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
1997 Recent Paintings, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
1996 Recent Paintings, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
1995 Recent Paintings, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
1994 Works on Wood, West Linn Public Library, OR

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018 Group Exhibition of Gallery Artists, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2015 Winter Group Show, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2014 New Work By Gallery Artists, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2013 Waxing Poetic: Five Oregon Encaustic Painters, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
2011 Augen Group Show, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2009 Northwest Artists Group Show, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2004 Unbound, The Gallery at R&F, Kingston, New York, NY
2004 Affair at the Jupiter Hotel, Portland, OR
2002 Encaustic paintings and Burl pieces, West Linn Public Library, OR
2002 Summer Group Show, Cannon Beach Association for the Arts, Cannon Beach, OR
2002 Spring Group Show, White Bird Gallery, Cannon Beach, OR
2002 Featured Gallery Artists, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2001 Encaustic Now, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2001 Encaustic, Encaustic, Melanee Cooper Gallery, Chicago, ILL
2000 Intervals, Frames, and Accelerations, A Snowglobe Invitational (Sarah Ellen Taylor, curator)
2000 Now What? Eyre-Moore Gallery, Seattle, WA
1999 Encaustic Works ’99, Watermark/Cargo Gallery, Kingston, NY (Judy Pfaff, curator)
1999 ArtSlate, Condon, OR (Paul Arensmeyer, curator)
1999 Group Show, Eyre-Moore Gallery, Seattle, WA
1998 The Cooperators, Oregon School of Arts and Crafts, Portland, OR (Paul Arensmeyer, curator)
1997 Recent Work, ArtFair, Seattle, WA
1996 Small Works, ArtFair, Seattle, WA
1995 Greystone Gallery, Portland, OR
1994 Cannon Beach Association for the Arts, OR
1994 Celebration of the Arts in Oregon, State Capitol Building, Salem, OR
1994 Cannon Beach Association for the Arts, OR
1994 Augen Gallery, Portland, OR

PUBLICATIONS
“Northwest Artists Group Show” by Richard Speer, Willamette Week, May 20-26, 2009
“The Beauty of Wax” by Harvest Henderson. Review of solo show. The Oregonian, Friday, May 20, 2005
100 Artists of the West Coast by Douglas Bullis, published by Schiffer Books, 2003
“Chris Kelly at the Augen Gallery,” The Sunday Oregonian, Artsweek, September 7, 2003
Spirit Maps by Joanna Arretam, published by Weiser books, 2001
The Art of Encaustic Painting: Contemporary Expression in the Ancient Medium of Pigmented Wax, by Joanne Mattera published by Watson-Guptill, 2001
“Resounding pigments under a veil of beeswax,” The Oregonian, art review of solo show, June 22, 2001
Artweek, Review of “Interval, Frames, and Accelerations” by Lois Allan, September, 2000
Willamette Week, Art review of “The Cooperators”, August, 1998
The Oregonian, Art review of “The Cooperators”, August 7, 1998
Anodyne, Review, August, 1998
New American Paintings, The Open Studios Press, Number 19, 1998
Willamette Week, Art review, December, 1997
“Waxing Poetic,” Willamette Week, Art review of solo show, November, 1996
Reflex, Art review of solo show, November, 1995

COLLECTIONS
Tonkin Torp, LLP, Portland, OR
The Swedish Hospital, Seattle, WA
The American Consulate, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Chemeketa Community College, Salem, OR
Collection of Stroebe Zine and Associates, Portland, OR
Collection of Mark Power, Washington, D.C.