EDUCATION

Yale University, New Haven, CT
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
The American University, Washington, DC
BA (Fine Arts)
Painting Residency
MFA (Painting)
1984
1993
1994

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA—Wendy Orville: Refuge: Recent Monotypes. Solo Exhibition 2016
Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA—Ink This! Contemporary Print Arts in the Northwest
Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA—To Be Alone Together
Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA—Wendy Orville: Sightlines. Solo Exhibition
2014
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Bainbridge Island, WA—First Light: Group Exhibition
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Bainbridge Island, WA—Bainbridge in Bloom Exhibition
2013
Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend, WA—The Printmaker’s Hand, Juror, Sam Davidson
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Bainbridge Island, WA—Bainbridge in Bloom Exhibition
2012
Poly Arts Centre, Southwest Cornwall, UK—A4Printmakers International Competition
Roby King Gallery
, Bainbridge Island, WA—Annual Small Works Exhibition
Roby King Gallery, Bainbridge Island, WA—2011 Printmaking Invitational
2011
Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA—10: Seattle Print Arts 2010 Anniversary Exhibit
Juror, Micheal Darling, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seattle Art Museum
2010
Roby King Gallery, Bainbridge Island, WA—The Miniature Show
Roby King Gallery, Bainbridge Island, WA—Printmaking 2009
2009
Roby King Gallery, Bainbridge Island, WA—Printmaking 2007 2007
Creativity Center, Bainbridge Island, WA —Visual Arts Award Exhibit
Roby King Gallery, Bainbridge Island, WA—Printmaking 2006
Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle WA—Seattle Print Art Exhibit
2006
Kirkland Art Center, Kirkland, WA—Printmaking Invitational 1999
Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA—Pratt Faculty Exhibit
Washington Trade Center, Seattle, WA—A Community of Printmakers
1998
Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA—Invitational Faculty Exhibit 1997
Slingshot, Santa Fe, NM—Slingshot ‘95
Gallery Elena, Taos, NM—Fantasy of Toys
1995
The Plum Tree Gallery, Pilar, NM—The Gorge
Watkins Gallery, Washington, DC—MFA Thesis Exhibit
Watkins Gallery, Washington, DC—Eight in Dialog
1994
Consortium of Universities, Washington, DC—Invitational Group Exhibit
Art Age No. 1, Jersey City, NJ—Source/Resource
Collins Petit Gallery, Taos, NM—The Infinite Landscape: 14 Views of a Familiar Subject
1993
Bowery Gallery, New York, NY—National Juried Competition
Barbershop Gallery, Taos, NM—Marc Baseman/Wendy Orville
Barbershop Gallery, Taos, NM—Small Works Show
1992
Fuller Lodge Art Gallery, Los Alamos, NM—Art in New Mexico 1991 1991
Civic Plaza, Taos, NM—Taos Today Show (Special Commendation) 1990
Art Space, New Haven, CT—New Work/New Haven
Small Space Gallery, New Haven, CT—Intimate Spaces: Landscapes
1989
Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA—Faculty Exhibit 1984

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Donna DeShazo, “Wendy Orville’s monoprints may look like photographs, but…” Contemporary QuiltArt Association, February 25 2015
Emma Levitt, “To Be Alone Together: Studio Visit with Wendy Orville” Museum of Northwest Art, November
Claire Reiner, “Pioneer Square Art Walk: February 2014,” Vanguard Seattle, February 11
Michael UpChurch, “Changes at Davidson Galleries,” The Seattle Times, March 10
2014
Kristin Tollefson, “Arts Mentorship Program Spreads New Wings,” Currents, Bainbridge Island Arts and Humanities Council, Spring Edition 2013
Gary Matoso, Artist Interview, Bainbridge Island Museum of Art Video
Lori Kane and Bas de Baar, “Wendy Orville and Doug Nathan: Finding Joy in the Ordinary,” Different Work: Moving from I Should to I Love my Work
Joanne Brody, “Cloudspotting and Monoprint Magic,” October 10
2012
Martin Handdruck, “Tree Monotype Prints by Wendy Orville,” How to Draw a Tree, howtodrawatree.com 2011
Lindsay Latimore Masters, “Keeping the Good Work Rolling,” Bainbridge Island Review, October 17 2007
Regina Hackett, “Seattle Print Arts Survey Keeps the Audience on it’s Toes,” Seattle Post Intelligencer, January 27 2006
Richard Tobin, “Short Reviews,” The Magazine, October
Rick Romancito, “Slingshot Hits a Bulls Eye,” The Taos News, July 20
1995
Tom Collins, “Marc Baseman/Wendy Orville at the Barber Shop Gallery,” The Magazine, July 1992
Maxine Olderman, “The Spare Landscape Evokes Emotion,” The New Haven Register, November 26 1989

PRESENTATIONS & PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Teaching Artist, Seattle Museum of Art, Press & Print: Drop In Studio Demo & Workshop, July 2016
Guest Artist, North Seattle College, March
Lecture/Presentation, Contemporary Quilt Art Association, Seattle Pacific University, February 14
2015
Panel Discussion, “Eavesdropping on Artists,” Museum of Northwest Art, November 1
Lecture/Presentation, Woman Painters of Washington, Seattle Art Museum, October 9
2014
Introduction/Presentation, Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, March 15 2013

GRANTS & AWARDS

Centrum Artist Residency, Port Townsend, WA
CAFNW Grant, Cultural Arts Foundation Northwest
2014
Merit Award, The Printmaker’s Hand, Juror: Sam Davidson
2012
Visual Arts Award, Creativity Center 2006
Full Merit Fellowship, The American University 1994
Painting Residency Merit Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center 1993
Yale Club of New Haven Scholar, Allan M .Bateman Award, Yale University 1984

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Inkgarden Studios, Bainbridge Island, WA
Owner, Artist and Educator
2004-present
Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA
Printmaking Instructor
1996-2000
Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Artist in Residence.  Designed and taught workshops to children and teenagers incorporating museum collection into curriculum.
1997-1999
Antioch University, Seattle, WA
Graduate Advisor. Counseled independent studies student for Bachelor of Arts Degree
1997-1999
Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA
Drawing and Painting Instructor
1996
The American University, Washington DC
Graduate Teaching Assistant
1993-1994
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Associate Instructor of Painting and Drawing
1987-1988
Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Museum Education Assistant
1986

RELATED EXPERIENCE

Education Committee Member, Bainbridge Island Museum of Art 2015
Capital Campaign, Co-Lead Arts Team, Bainbridge Island Museum of Art 2012-2013

GALLERY AFFILIATION

Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA