MFA: American University,Washington, D.C., 1997 

BFA: The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1992 

2023 Casual Plans, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR

2022 Conditional , 57W57ARTS, NY, NY

2022 Current Surroundings, WSU, Vancouver, WA

2021 intimate, intimate, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR

2019 Temporary Fun, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR 

2017 Just Like This For A Little While, Oranj Gallery, Portland, OR 

2024 One Wall Gallery, Portland, OR (upcoming) 

2023 Recent Work by Gallery Artists 2020, Augen Gallery, Portland, Or 

2020 Pearl, Gallery 114, Portland, OR 

2020 Artists Under Quarantine, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR

2019 The End Of An Era, Corciano, Italy

2019 Reductive Non Objective Project, Sydney, Australia  

2019 New Modern (with the Reductive Non Objective Project), Five Walls, Melbourne, Australia  

2018 PDX Window Project, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR  

2018 End of the Beginning (with the Reductive Non Objective Project) University of Southern Queensland, Queensland, Australia 

2018 What Develops (with Brenna Murphy and David Trowbridge), The Floating Gallery, Portland, OR 

2018 Artworks Northwest (juror: Andries Fourie), Umpqua Valley Arts Association, Roseburg, OR  

2017 Hold On Tight (curated by Maria Inocencio), Nine Gallery, Portland, OR 

2017 Teachers As Artists/Beyond The Demos, Maryhill Museum of Art, Goldendale, WA 

2017 60th Chautauqua Annual Exhibit of Contemporary Art, Chautauqua, New York

2015 Bowery Gallery Juried Exhibition (juror: Stephen Westfall) , Bowery Gallery, New York, NY

2015 Transformation Chase (with Pat Boas, Brenden Clenaghen, and Michelle Ross), North View Gallery, Portland, Oregon  

2014 Then and Now, Gallery 114, Portland, Oregon 

2014 Bowery Gallery Juried Exhibition (juror: David Cohen),  Bowery Gallery, New York, NY 

2013 Beyond the Demos VIII, Sisters Art Works in Sisters, OR and Franklin Crossing in Bend, OR

2013 Beyond the Demos VII, Gallery 214, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR 

2011 Art About Agriculture, Oregon State University (Department of Agricultural Science), Corvallis, OR

2009 Close to Home, Gallery 114, Portland, OR

2008 New Members Show, Gallery 114, Portland, OR 

2006 Juried Show (juror: Lois Dodd), Bowery Gallery, New York, NY 

The Semi-Finalist, Interviews with artists by David Schell and columns by Benjamin Terrell at:  

2020 Closing the Distance (Juror), PCC Sylvania student art exhibition, Portland, OR  

2010 Distillation (Curator), Gallery 114, Portland, OR
 (Featuring the work of Ron Graff, Joseph Mann, Michelle Ross, and Phyllis Trowbridge) 

New American Paintings, Issue #157, Pacific Coast Issue 

“Intimacy is a Two-Way Street: Thoughts on David Schell’s intimate, intimate” by Jason N. Le (at, October, 2021 

“Remembering How To See” by Benjamin Terrell on Notes of Persistent Awe (at www.the, September, 2021 

52 Critical Painters (website curated by Kevin Smith), November, 2019, 

Oregonian Pick by John Motley: “6 Must See Shows,” February, 2015, 

Studio Visit, Volume 24, 2013 

Art and Culture in Italy , Corciano, Italy, June, 2019