Wendy Orville

wendyorville@gmail.com | 206.855.8833

EDUCATION

1984 Yale University, New Haven, CT – BA (Fine Arts)
1994 The American University, Washington, DC – MFA (Painting)

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 Davidson Galleries, Seattle WA–WENDY ORVILLE: above and below|Recent Monotypes
2016 Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA—Wendy Orville: Refuge: Recent Monotypes
2014 Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA—Wendy Orville: Sightlines
1990 Small Space Gallery, New Haven, CT—Intimate Spaces: Landscapes

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019 Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA – Printmaking Exhibition – Selections from Singular and Serial: Contemporary Monotype and Monoprint
2019 Davidson Galleries, Seattle WA – Contemporary Northwest Print Invitational 2019
2017 Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, WA-Making Our Mark: Art by Pratt Teaching Artists
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Bainbridge Island, WA—Revering Nature
Bainbridge Performing Arts, Bainbridge Island, WA—Inkgarden Exhibition
2014 Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA—Ink This! Contemporary Print Arts in the Northwest
Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA—To Be Alone Together
2013 Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Bainbridge Island, WA—First Light: Group Exhibition
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Bainbridge Island, WA—Bainbridge in Bloom
2012 Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend, WA—The Printmaker’s Hand, Juror, Sam Davidson
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Bainbridge Island, WA—Bainbridge in Bloom
2011 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
2010 Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA—10: Seattle Print Arts 2010 Anniversary Exhibit
Juror, Michael Darling, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seattle Art Museum
2009 Roby King Gallery, Bainbridge Island, WA—The Miniature Show
Roby King Gallery, Bainbridge Island, WA—Printmaking 2009
2007 Roby King Gallery, Bainbridge Island, WA—Printmaking 2007
2006 Creativity Center, Bainbridge Island, WA —Visual Arts Award Exhibit
Roby King Gallery, Bainbridge Island, WA—Printmaking 2006
1999 Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA—Seattle Print Art Exhibit
1998 Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA—Pratt Faculty Exhibit
Washington Trade Center, Seattle, WA—A Community of Printmakers
1997 Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA—Invitational Faculty Exhibit
1995 Slingshot, Santa Fe, NM—Slingshot ‘95
Gallery Elena, Taos, NM—Fantasy of Toys
1994 The Plum Tree Gallery, Pilar, NM—The Gorge
Watkins Gallery, Washington, DC—MFA Thesis Exhibit
Watkins Gallery, Washington, DC—Eight in Dialog
1993 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
1992 Bowery Gallery, New York, NY—National Juried Competition
Barbershop Gallery, Taos, NM—Wendy Orville: Monoprints
Barbershop Gallery, Taos, NM—Small Works Show
1991 Fuller Lodge Art Gallery, Los Alamos, NM—Art in New Mexico 1991
1990 Civic Plaza, Taos, NM—Taos Today Show (Special Commendation)
Art Space, New Haven, CT—New Work/New Haven
Small Space Gallery, New Haven, CT—Intimate Spaces: Landscape

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Catherine Kernan and Ashley Rooney, Singular and Serial:Contemporary Monotype and Monoprint, Schiffer Publishing LTD. 2019. Book featuring monotypes by Wendy Orville.

Stefan Milne, 13 Seattle Events to Catch this April, Seattle Met Magazine, 3/26/2019

T.S Flock, First Thursday Art Walk Guide: April 2019, Vanguard Seattle, 4/4/2019

Miranda Metcalf, Episode Eleven|Wendy Orville, Podcast and Article, pine|copper|lime, 3/27/2019

The Stranger, * Wendy Orville: above& below, Recommended, April, 2019

Bill Galvani, First Impressions- The Process of Printmaker Wendy Orville, Bainbridge Magazine, Summer 2019

Iskra Johnson, Artists I Love: Wendy Orville Upcoming at Davidson Galleries,  March, 2019

Nick Twietmeyer, Wendy Orville: The Art of Monotype, Bainbridge Review, 5/23/2017

Shelly Leavens, Deep Cuts, Episode 13: A reflection of who we have been, who we want to be, Meural, 8/9/2016

Donna DeShazo, Wendy Orville’s monoprints may look like photographs, but… Contemporary QuiltArt Association, 2/25/2015

Emma Levitt, To Be Alone Together: Studio Visit with Wendy Orville, Museum of Northwest Art, November, 2014

Claire Reiner, Pioneer Square Art Walk: February 2014, Vanguard Seattle, 2/11/2014

Michael UpChurch, Changes at Davidson Galleries, The Seattle Times, 3/10/2014

Gary Matoso, Artist Interview, Bainbridge Island Museum of Art Video, 2012

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, 2012

Lindsay Latimore Masters, Keeping the Good Work Rolling, Bainbridge Island Review, Oct. 2007

Regina Hackett, Seattle Print Arts Survey Keeps the Audience on it’s Toes, Seattle Post Intelligencer, 1/27/2006

Richard Tobin, Short Reviews, The Magazine, October, 1995

Rick Romancito, Slingshot Hits a Bulls Eye, The Taos News, 7/20/1995

Maxine Olderman, The Spare Landscape Evokes Emotion, The New Haven Register, 11/26/ 1989

 

GRANTS & AWARDS

CAFNW Grant, Cultural Arts Foundation Northwest, 2014

Merit Award, The Printmaker’s Hand, Juror: Sam Davidson, 2012

Visual Arts Award, Creativity Cente, 2006r

Full Merit Fellowship, The American University, 1992-1994

Painting Residency, Merit Fellowship Vermont Studio Center , 1993           

Yale Club of New Haven Scholar, 1984

Allan M.Bateman Award, Yale University, 1984

 

PRESENTATIONS & PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Printmaking Demo, Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network, Seattle Print Arts, July 2019

Demo and Walk-through, Davidson Galleries, April 2019

Guest Artist, Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Meet the Artist, Printmaking Demo, March, 2017

Lecture/Presentation,  Woodward Middle School, Inspire, March, 2017

Teaching Artist, Seattle Museum of Art, Press & Print: Demo & Workshop, July, 2016

Guest Artist, North Seattle College, March, Lecture/Presentation, Contemporary Quilt Art Association, Seattle Pacific University, February, 2015

Panel Discussion, “Eavesdropping on Artists,” Museum of Northwest Art, November, 2014

Lecture/Presentation, Woman Painters of Washington, Seattle Art Museum, October, 2014

Introduction/Presentation, Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, March 15, 2013                        

 

ARTIST RESIDENCIES

Centrum Artist-in-Residence, Fellowship, Port Townsend, WA, 2014

Vermont Studio Center Residency, Full Fellowship, Johnson, Vermont, 1994

 

TEACHING

Inkgarden Studios, Bainbridge Island, WA, Owner, Artist and Educator, 2004-2019

Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network, Bainbridge Island, WA, 2018-2019

Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, WA, Mentor/Instructor, 2016-2017       

Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA, Printmaking Instructor, 1996-2000

Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, Artist in Residence, 1997-1999

Antioch University, Seattle, WA, Graduate Advisor, 1997-1999  

Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA, Drawing and Painting Instructor, 1997-1998

The American University, Washington DC, Graduate Teaching Assistant,1993-1994

Indiana University, Bloomington, Associate Instructor of Painting and Drawing, 1987-1988

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Board Member, 2018-present

Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Co-chair, Acquistion and Exhibition Committee, 2018-present

Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Education Committee Member, 2015-present

Seattle Print Arts, Member, 2000-present

Southern Graphics Council International, Member, 2018-present

Seattle Art Museum, Member, 2001-present

 

GALLERY AFFILIATION

Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA

EDUCATION

Yale University, New Haven, CT – BA (Fine Arts) 1984
The American University, Washington, DC – MFA (Painting) 1994

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA—WENDY ORVILLE: above & below | recent monotypes. Solo Exhibition 2019
Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, WA—Making Our Mark: Art by Pratt Teaching Artists
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Bainbridge Island, WA—Revering Nature
Bainbridge Performing Arts, Bainbridge Island, WA—Inkgarden Exhibition
2017
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

Catherine Kernan and Ashley Rooney, Singular and Serial: Contemporary Monotype and Monoprint, Schiffer Publishing LTD. 2019. Book featuring monotypes by Wendy Orville.

Stefan Milne, 13 Seattle Events to Catch this April, Seattle Met Magazine, 3/26/2019

T.S Flock, First Thursday Art Walk Guide: April 2019, Vanguard Seattle, 4/4/2019

Miranda Metcalf, Episode Eleven|Wendy Orville, Podcast and Article, pine|copper|lime, 3/27/2019

The Stranger, * Wendy Orville: above& below, Recommended, April, 2019

Bill Galvani, First Impressions- The Process of Printmaker Wendy Orville, Bainbridge Magazine, Summer 2019

Iskra Johnson, Artists I Love: Wendy Orville Upcoming at Davidson Galleries, March, 2019

2019
Nick Twietmeyer, Wendy Orville: The Art of Monotype, Bainbridge Review, 5/23/2017 2017
Shelly Leavens, Deep Cuts, Episode 13: A reflection of who we have been, who we want to be, Meural, August 9 2016
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

Printmaking Demo, Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network, sponsored by Seattle Print Arts, July 2019
Printmaking Demo, Davidson Galleries, April 2019
2019
Guest Artist, Bainbridge Museum of Art, Meet the Artist and Printmaking Demo, March
Lecture/Presentation, Woodward Middle School, Inspire, March
2017
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

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Board Member 2018-present
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Co-chair, Acquisition and Exhibition Committee 2018-present
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Education Committee Member 2015-present
Seattle Print Arts, Member 2000-present
Capital Campaign, Co-Lead Arts Team, Bainbridge Island Museum of Art 2012-2013
Southern Graphics Council International, Member 2018-present

GALLERY AFFILIATION

Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA