KENDRA LARSON

BORN: 1981, Salem, OR

EDUCATION
2006-2009 M.A., M.F.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI
2000-2004 B.F.A., Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
2003 Studio Art Centers International, Florence, Italy – Study abroad

SOLO EXHBITIONS
2017 Paintings, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2016 Sublime Crush, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2015 New Aurora Works, Providence Hospital, Portland, OR
2015 New Work: Heather Goodwind and Kendra Larson, Lower Columbia College, Longview, WA
2014 Moths and Malheur, Oranj Studios, Portland, OR
2013 Mushrooms, Fish Bowl Project, Blackfish Gallery, Portland, OR
2013 Taking Shape, Window Project, PDX Contemporary, Portland, OR
2013 Sometimes a Great Notion, Mt. Hood Community College, Portland, OR
2012 Avery, RACC Installation Art Series, Portland, Building, Portland, OR
2012 The Geography of Phenomena, Roger W. Rogers Gallery, Willamette University, Salem, OR
2012 Visions in the Landscape, Minthorn Art Gallery, George Fox University, Newberg, OR
2011 Glass Lakes, Half Dozen Gallery, Portland, OR
2011 Oregon Romanticism, Helzer Art Gallery, PCC Rock Creek Campus, Portland, OR
2011 In The Pines, Launchpad Gallery, Portland, OR’
2010 Rogue Region, Blackfish Gallery, Fishbowl Window Project, Portland, OR
2010 The Cave, Half Dozen Gallery, Front Porch Project, Portland, OR
2010 Recent Work, Orlo, Portland, OR
2009 Hideaway, Valentine’s, Portland, OR
2009 Signal-Scapes and Afflicted Animals, Common Wealth Gallery, Madison, WI
2008 New Work, Madison Municipal Buildings ARTSpace, Madison, WI
2008 Forts, Hideouts, and the Conifer Projects, The Knapp House, Madison, WI
2006 The Sky, Aratoi-Wairarapa Museum of Art and History, Masterton, New Zealand

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018 The Landscape – Paintings, Prints & Photographs, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2017 Solastalgia, an international traveling group exhibit: PCC Sylvania, Iceland, South Africa, Chicago, New York
2016 Aratoi Museum of Art and History, Masteron, New Zealand
2016 Work will be featured in season six of the TV show Portlandia
2015 Salon Salon, Pataphysical Society, Portland, OR
2014 Fall National Juried Exhibition, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato, CA
2014 The Big Subject, The Arts Center, Corvallis, OR
2014 Manipulated View, University of Nevada, Reno, NV
2013 Other Worlds, Milk Factory Gallery, Chicago, IL
2013 Free People: Contemporary NW Painters, Gallery Homeland, Portland, OR
2013 Free People: Contemporary NW Painters, Jacobs Gallery, Eugene, OR
2013 Wood Anniversary: Five Years of Signal Fire, The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR
2013 Resumo, Nisus Gallery, Portland, OR
2012 True Places, Swarm Gallery,
2011 Magic > Nature, False Front Gallery, Portland, OR
2011 Fresh Air, A Regional Juried Art Exhibition, Boise State University, ID
2010 Bid at Bunyan: Disjecta’s 4th Annual Art Auction, Portland, OR
2010 Newer Shades of Green,: 5 Painters and Their Divergent Landscapes, Hoffman Gallery, Lewis and Clark College
2010 New Work, two person exhibit, Gallery Homeland, Portland, OR
2009 University of Minnesota’s 2009 North American Graduate Art Survey, Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2008 In Cahoots, Overture Center for the Arts, Madison, WI
2008 The Contemporary View: Midwest Landscapes, Domont Studio Gallery, Indianapolis, MN
2007 Influx, Overture Center for the Arts, Madison, WI
2006 Portrait Show, Hall Gallery, Portland, OR
2006 Scratching the Surface, Gallery Homeland, Portland, OR

RESIDENCIES
2011 Signal Fire Retreat, http://www.signalfirearts.org/,OR
2006 New Pacific Studios, Masterton, New Zealand
2005 Caldera Arts, Sisters, OR

AWARDS AND GRANTS
2012 Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portable Works Collection, Portland, OR – Purchase Award
2012 George Fox University, Newberg, OR – Purchase Award
2011 Oregon Department of Forestry, John Day, OR – Purchase Award
2008 M.F.A. Fellowship Nominee, Dedalus Foundation, New York, NY
2008 Lois G. Roberts Scholarship, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI
2007 Edith L. Gilbertson Scholarship, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI
2006 Regional Arts and Culture Commission (RACC) Professional Development Grant

PUBLICATIONS
2016 Whanganui Chronicle, New Zealand, December 7, 2016
2016 Wairarapa Times-Age, New Zealand, January 5, 2016
2015 “Portland artists showcase contrasting styles at LCC Art Gallery,” The Daily News, Longview, WA, January 2015 (illustrated)
2013 “Wood Anniversary,” The Oregonian/Oregonian Live, March 2013
2012 Art Ltd. Magazine, September 2012, http://www.artltdmag.com
2012 East Bay Express, August 2012, http://www.eastbayexpress.com
2011 Saatchi Magazine, http://magazine.saatchionlline.com/articles/artnews
2011Three Fifty Five, London UK, September 2011, http://threefirtyfive.wordpress.com
2011 Madison Magazine, May 2011, http://www.madisonmagazine.com
2010 The Bear Deluxe, No. 30, Portland, OR
2010 Submit Magazine, No. 1 and No. 2, PNCA, Portland, OR
2008 “The Project Lodge: Art meets music,” by Tom Lasking, The Isthmus, February 8, 2008

TEACHING
2015-present Adjunct Professor, Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR
2014-present Instructor, Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, Lincoln City, OR
2013-present Adjunct Professor, Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA), Portland, OR
2012-present Adjunct Professor, Portland State University, Portland, OR
2010-2012 Adjunct Professor, Willamette University, Salem, OR
2010-present CE Instructor, Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA), Portland, OR
2009-2011 Teaching Assistant, Printmaking, Pacific Northwest College of Art, (PNCA) Portland, OR
2010-2011 Guest Lecturer, George Fox University, Newberg, OR
2007-2009 Adjunct Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
2015 Mentor, Prequel Artist Incubator, one season
2012-2015 Auction Committee Member, Disjecta Art Center, Portland, OR
2012-2015 Mural Selection Committee, Regional Arts & Culture Commission, Portland, OR
2012-2013 Curator, Vestibule Gallery, Disjecta Art Center, Portland, OR
2011-2015 Exhibition Director and Board Member, Orlo, Portland, OR
2007-2009 Gallery Director, The Project Lodge, Madison, WI
2007-2009 Grant Committee Member, Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission, Wisconsin