• TRUDE PARKINSON
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  • 2012 oxidized silver leaf, Renaissance Wax on paper on panel
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EDUCATION
MFA, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ (Painting and Drawing)
BA, University of California, Berkeley, CA (Art and English)

SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2018 Shadows, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2017 Emanations, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
2016 Emanations, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2014 Elusives, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2014 Elusives, Helzer Gallery, PCC, Rock Creek, Portland, OR (Curator: Prudence Roberts)
2011 Prompts: Paintings & Works on Paper, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2007 Hidden Stories: Paintings by Trude Parkinson and David Airhart, The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR. (Curator: Terri Hopkins)
2005 Reverberations, Nine Gallery, Portland, OR
2002 Somebody/Something, Nobody/Nothing, Alysia Duckler Gallery, Portland, OR
2001 Memory: Substance and Spirit, Alysia Duckler Gallery, Portland, OR
1999 Artifacts, Alysia Ducker Gallery, Portland, OR
1997 Accomplices, Oregon Biennial, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
1997 Accomplices: Memory and Metaphor, Nine Gallery, Portland, OR
1996 Mnemonics, Artist’s Repertory Theatre Gallery, Portland, OR
1996 Mnemonics, Arizona Gallery, University of Arizona, Tuscan, AZ
1996 Mnemonics, Renshaw Gallery, Linfield College, McMinnville, OR
1994 Monotypes, Artspace Gallery, Owego, NY
1992 Niches, Windows and Doors, Arizona State Capitol, Phoenix, AZ
1991 Niches, Windows, and Doors, Arizona State Capitol, Phoenix, AZ
1989-90 Open Windows, Traveling Exhibition, Arizona Commission on the Arts, Phoenix, AZ
1989 Monotypes, Hayden Library, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
1987 New Directions, Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, AZ
1986 Evocations, Rotunda Gallery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
1986 Expanding Boundaries, Gallery 4, Wolfson College, Oxford University, Oxford, England
1983 Emerging Artists, Austin Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
1983 Windows and Aquariums, Fine Arts Center, Tempe, AZ
1982 The Way Things Are, Harry Wood Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018 Gallery Artists, Don Soker Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2016 Convocations, Don Soker Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2016 Visions and Revisions, Jeffrey Thomas Fine Art, Portland, OR
2015 Reflections on the Columbia Plateau, PNCA, Portland, OR
2014 Reflections on the Columbia Plateau, Crow’s Shadow, Pendleton, OR
2013 CoCA Collision, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle Design Center, Seattle, WA
2013 2D-3D Works Exhibition, Delta College, Stockton, CA (Curator: Renee de Guzman)
2012 Visual Poetry, Delta College, Stockton, CA (Curator: Chandra Cerrito)
2010 Album, The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR
2008 Paintings Edge, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
2008 Icons, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
2007 All Slade Exhibition, All Slade Award, Oregon Arts Commission, Condon, OR
2006 A Family Is…, Chicago Cultural Council, Chicago, IL
2005 Memories and Incidents, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
2004 Visual Poetry, Pringle Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2003 Showcase, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
2003 Equinox, Paris Gibson Square Museum, Great Falls, MT
2002 Toyland, Alysia Duckler Gallery, Portland, OR
2001 Grace, Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR
2000 Wonder Women, Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR
2000 Open Walls, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
1999 Book Show, Alysia Duckler Gallery, Portland, OR
1998 Accomplices, Hallie Ford Museum, Willamette University, Salem, OR
1998 Accomplices, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
1997 Accomplices, Oregon Biennial, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
1997 Behind Closed Doors, Flanders Street Lofts, Portland, OR
1996 Accomplices: Memory and Metaphor, Nine Gallery, Portland, OR
1994 The Language of Unity,
Interstate Firehouse, Cultural Center, Portland, OR
1993 Monotypes, Artspace Gallery, Owego, NY
1993 Fresco: A Contemporary Perspective, Parsons School of Design, NYC, NY
1993 Visions of Unity, Mishkenof Sha’ananim Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel
1993 Visions of Unity, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
1993 Artists in Education, Traveling Exhibition, AZ Commission on the Arts, Phoenix, AZ
1993 Drawings, Nelson Art Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
1992 Finder’s Keepers, Galeria Mesa, Mesa, AZ
1991 Fine Art for Fine Causes, invitational, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
1991 Mask Invitational, Santa Fe Institute of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
1990 Paper, Papel, Papier in the Round, Fine Arts Center, Tempe, AZ

PUBLIC ART
2005-06 Mind Moves Matter, Oregon Arts Commission, History Chronicles, Dixon Recreation Center, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR With Carol Sherman
2001 Reflections, Phoenix Arts Commission, Phoenix, AZ
2000-1 Design Team Roster, Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portland, OR
1999 Earth Time, permanent installation, Center Green Building, Boulder, CO
1998 Cordova Gardens, Phoenix Arts Commission, Phoenix, AZ

AWARDS (Selected)
2012 Purchase, Visual Chronical Collection, Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portland, OR
2012 Professional Development Grant, , Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portland, OR
2008 Oregon Art Beat, filming and televised broadcast of the exhibition, Hidden Stories, at The Art Gym, followed by a painting session and interview, OPB, Portland, OR
2008 Painting’s Edge, Idyllwild, CA. Selected for painting residency involving discussions with and critiques by Pat Stier, Fred Tomaselli, Peter Plagens, Mark Bradford, Beatriz Milhazes, Andy Moses, Leslie Shows, Ben Weiner, and Laurie Fendrich
2007 Project Grant, Regional Arts and Culture Council for Hidden Stories: Paintings by Trude Parkinson and David Airhart, an exhibition of double-sided paintings and catalog at The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR
2006 1st place award, double-sided paintings, Norwest Culture Council, Chicago, IL
2006 Guest artist on web site featuring artists from Worpswede, Germany
2004-5 Heitland Foundation, Celle, Germany. Stipend for painting residency, Worpswede, Germany, July – November 2005
2004-5 Oregon Arts Commission Individual Artist Fellowship, Oregon Arts Commission,
Salem OR.
2003 Purchase Award, Portland Community College, Portland, OR
1998 Crescordia Award, award for artistic and environmental excellence in public art
for Cordova Gardens project, Phoenix, AZ
1992 Professional Development Award, Arizona Commission on the Arts for a Fresco
workshop with Steven Pope Dimitroff, Lucienne Bloch, and Sandro Martini,
Kala Institute, Berkeley, CA
1991 Professional Development Award, Arizona Commission on the Arts for a Fresco
workshop, Kala Institute, Berkeley, CA
1990 Professional Development Award, Arizona Commission on the Arts, and scholarship
from Santa Fe Institute of Fine Arts to attend the Master Artist Program with
Nancy Graves, Santa Fe Institute of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2015 Yewjournal, an online journal of innovative writing and images by women.
2014 “Trude Parkinson: Elusives,” Richard Speer, Willamette Week, September 16
2014 “Elusives,” catalogue to document exhibition, Helzer Gallery, Portland Community College at Rock Creek, Portland, OR
2007 “Trude Parkinson: Sightings and Passages.” A catalogue of paintings from the exhibition Hidden Stories: Paintings by Trude Parkinson and David Airhart. Essay:”The Transit of Memory” by Victoria Ellison. Published by The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR
2007 Blake, Victoria. “An Odd Duet of Styles,” Victoria Blake. (December)
2005 Holz, Donate. “Auf Wegen der Vergangenheit,” Wumme-Zeitung, Worpswede, Germany. (November)
2005 Allen, Lois. “’Reverberations‘ at Nine Gallery,” Artweek. (September)
2004 Boas, Pat. “Core Sample,” catalog. Clear Cut Press, Astoria, OR.
2004 “Oregon Arts Commission Announces Visual Arts Fellowships,” Oregon Arts Commission, Salem, Oregon. (July)
2004 “Philadelphia Arts,” Art Guide, Philadelphia, PA (May).
2003 Boas, Pat. “’Reallegories‘ at Belmont Factory,” Artweek. (October)
2003 D.K. Row. “Riding the Art Train,” The Oregonian, Portland, OR (September)
2001 “Grace,” The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR. Essay by guest curator, Sarah Ellen Taylor. (April-May)
1997 “Oregon Biennial,” Monograph, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
1997 Row, D.K. “Can Do Kanjo,” Willamette Week, Portland, OR (August)
1997 Gragg, Randy. “Art for Biennial: A Fresh Look,” The Oregonian, Portland, OR. (July)
1997 Row, D.K. “And the Winners are…,” Willamette Week, Portland, OR (July)
1994 “Language of Unity,” exhibition catalog of collaborative work with curatorial essays, Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center, Portland, OR
1992 Pyne, Lynn. “Brush With Greatness,” Phoenix Gazette, Phoenix, AZ (March)
1991 Decker, Kiana. “Galeria Mesa’s ‘Finders Keepers’ Creates Art from Discards, Mesa Tribune, Mesa, AZ
1989 Poster for Arizona Artforms series, KAET, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.
1986 Peck, Susan. “Bits and Pieces Come Together in Imaginative Collages,” Arizona Daily Wildcat, Tucson, AZ. (February)
1986 Cortright, Barbara, “Phoenix/Scottsdale Letter,” Artspace, Scottsdale, AZ (March)

CURATED EXHIBITIONS
2007 Unexpected Watercolor, University of Seattle, Seattle, WA. With Terri Hopkins
2005 Unexpected Watercolor, The Art Gym,  Marylhurst, OR. With Terri Hopkins
2001 Color Theory, Shoen Library, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR
1994 The Language of Unity, Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center, Portland, OR
1989 Exhibition Schedule, Shemer Art Center, Phoenix, AZ. With Barbara Gilson

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
2018 Participant, Nihonga Painting Workshop, Whidby Island Center for the Arts, Whidby Island, WA
2014 Studio Visit, Contemporary Art Council, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
2014 Studio Visit, Northwest Council, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
2010 Studio Visit, Museum of Contemporary Craft (String of Pearls), Portland, OR
2009 Thesis Review Committee, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
2009 Advisor to Thesis, Independent Study students, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR
2005 Curatorial essay for Unexpected Watercolors, Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR and CoCA, Seattle, WA
2005 Panel member for the Oregon Arts Commission to select artists for the Helen Gordon Child Development Center at Portland State University, Portland, OR
2003 Collages read as poetry, Soapstone Artist Colony, Portland, OR
2003 Four lectures on double-sided paintings, Portland Community Colleges, Portland, OR
2001 Artist’s talk, Grace, Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR
2000-1 Mentor for immigrant Cuban artist, Victor Palenzuela, Artist Mentorship Program, International Resource Center of Oregon, Portland, OR
1999 Panel member for the Regional Arts and Culture Council, to select artists for the Multnomah County Building artwork and artist residencies, Portland, OR
1996 Lecture, slide show, Mnemonics, Linfield College, McMinnville, OR.
1995 Juror, public art competition, Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portland, OR
1994 Panel Discussion, “Collaboration in the Arts and Humanities as a Model for Cultural Concerns,” Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center, Portland, OR
1991 Studio tour, Scottsdale Cultural Council, Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, AZ
1991 Juror, public art grant proposals, Tempe Arts Commission, Tempe, AZ
1990 Lecture, “Mixed Media,” Art Department, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
1988 Guest Artist, Contemporary Art Forum, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ

RELATED EXPERIENCE
2009- Instructor, Art Department, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR
1997 (2-D Design, Color Theory, Watercolor, Drawing, Painting)
1997-05 Instructor, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR. (Mixed Media, Watercolor)
1994-03 Visiting artist, Visual Arts Program, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ (Painting)
1991 Visiting artist, Pyramid Atlantic Press, Washington, D.C. (Collage)
1988-01 Faculty Associate, Art Department, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ (Watercolor)

 

GALLERY AFFILIATIONS (Selected)
2010-2013 Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2007-2008 Margo Jacobsen Art Dealer/Gallery, Portland, OR
2004-2005 Pringle Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1998-2004 Alysia Duckler Gallery, Portland, OR
1985-1988 Elaine Horwitch Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ; Sedona, AZ; Palm Springs, CA