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Education

July 2012 Portland State University, Portland, Oregon
Master of Education

June 1992 The Art Institute of Florence, Florence, Italy
Diploma in Fine Art (Painting & Drawing)

June 1992 The Art Institute of Florence, Florence, Italy
Teachers Training Diploma

August 1989 Lorenzo de Medici, Florence, Italy
Painting & Drawing (Intensive summer course)

June 1990 California State University Chico, Chico, California
B.A., Visual Communication Cum Laude

 

SOLO SHOWS
2010 PDX Contemporary Art Gallery, Portland, OR
"Voyage Series" The Window Project
2010 SOLO gallery, Hood River, OR
"Together" oil paintings on canvas & miniature oils on woven French tea bags
2009 Centerpointe Bank, Hood River, OR
"Facing Change" oil paintings on canvas with onion sacks and horse hair
2009/08/07

SOLO studio & gallery, Hood River, OR
‘Water is life’ oil paintings & monoprints

2008 Atelier 1 Rue Vital Carles, Bordeaux, France
‘Voyages’ oil paintings on linen & mixed media
2006 SOLO studio & gallery, Hood River, OR
‘Unity’ oil and mixed media on canvas
2005 Washington State University, Vancouver, WA
‘Transitions’ oil paintings on canvas
2002 Columbia Art Gallery, Hood River, OR
‘Being Human’ monotypes and etchings, two person show
2001

Studio 2507 Gallery, Portland, OR
‘Being Human’ oil paintings on canvas and monotypes

1998 Pictures Perfect Gallery, Seattle, WA
‘The Mexico Series’ oil paintings on paper
1996 Pictures Perfect Gallery, Seattle, WA
‘The Fertility Series’ altered monoprints
1995 Gilmartin Gallery, Seattle, WA
‘The Concept of Change’ oil, sand and wax paintings on canvas
   
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2011 Portland Art Museum, Rental Sales Gallery, Portland, OR
Selected Gallery Artists
  Columbia Center for the Arts, Hood River, OR
Three person show - "Voyage Series" paintings, photographs, mixed media, sculpture
2009

Axis Gallery, Sacramento, CA
Juror: Janet Bishop curator painting & sculpture SFMOMA

 

Moses Lake Museum & Art Center, Moses Lake WA
‘Sustaining Change on the American Farm’ traveling panel exhibition
12 Selected Northwest Artists

  Washington State Capital Museum, Olympia, WA
‘Sustaining Change on the American Farm’ traveling panel exhibition
12 Selected Northwest Artists
  Mount Hood Community College, Gresham OR
Carborundum prints and Etchings
  Columbia Center for the Arts, Hood River, OR
‘Water is life’ oil on canvas
2009/08/07 Portland Art Museum, Rental Sales Gallery, Portland, OR
Selected Gallery Artists
2009/08 The Graphic Studio Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
‘Dusk’ series Carborundum prints
2006 Maryhill Museum of Art, Goldendale, WA
12 Selected Northwest Artists, “Sustaining Change on the American Farm”, ‘Facing Change Series’
  Print Arts Northwest (PAN), Portland, OR
‘Water is life’ Monotypes, 3 person show
  Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR
Biennial Show
2006/05/04 Portland Art Museum, Rental Sales Gallery, Portland, OR
Selected Gallery Artists
2005 Northbank Gallery, Vancouver WA
Selected group show
2004 24th Annual Stevenson Library “Artists of the Gorge”
Selected group show (Juror’s choice Award, by curator of Maryhill Museum of Art)
2003 Print Arts Northwest (PAN), Portland, OR
Selected gallery artists group show “Monotypes”
  Columbia Art Gallery, Hood River, OR
Selected gallery artists group show “All about oils”
 

Carnegie Art Center, Walla Walla, WA
Etchings & Carborundum prints

2002 North West Print Council, Portland, OR
New artists group show
  Columbia Art Gallery, Hood River, OR
“Hail Mid-Columbia” Selected group show (Grumbacher Gold Medal Award)
2001 Portland Art Museum, Rental Sales Gallery, Portland, OR
New gallery artists “Spring Show”
  Columbia Art Gallery, Hood River, OR
“Hail Mid- Columbia” Selected group show
1999 Columbia Art Gallery, Hood River, OR
Three person show
1997 The Graphic Print Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
Selected gallery artists group show
1996 Moss Bay Gallery, Kirkland, WA
Eastside Assoc. Fine Art 20th Annual Selected group show
1995 Mercer Island Gallery, Mercer Island, WA
Selected group show
 

Issaquah Gallery, Issaquah, WA
E.A.F.A. 19th Annual Selected group show

1994 Executive Gallery, Kirkland, WA
E.A.F.A. 18th Annual Selected group show
1993 Gallery, Kirkland, WA
E.A.F.A. 17th Annual Selected group show
  The Pantheon Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
Selected group show
1992 The Pantheon Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
Selected group show
1991 "The Independents" Exhibition, Florence, Italy
Graduate Show

PUBLICATIONS / REVIEWS / RADIO

1859 Oregon's Magazine - 'Artist in Residence' by Aimee Lyn Brown p. 51-52, Winter 2012

Sacramento Bee – ‘The little gallery that could…go national’ by Victoria Dalkey p. 10, August 7th, 2009

Hood River News – ‘Sacramento Gallery Accepts work by Sorcha Meek’ – Women in Business p.47 Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

Hood River News – ‘Water is life: Two Artists, one new show’ by Adam Lapierre, pp. 1&A3, July 4th, 2009

Artisan Northwest Magazine – ‘Greener Pastures’ by Sam Lowry pp. 24-27 (Winter 2006)

Mid Columbia Today Show – KIHR AM 1340/KACIAM 1300. ‘Artist Sorcha Meek’
Interview by Mark Bailey, March 31st, 2006

Oregon Humanities Magazine – ‘An Artist Farmer Exchange’ pp. 30-31 (Spring/Summer)

Hood River News – ‘Sorcha Meek, an artist in transition’ by Janet Cook
March 15th, 2006

Gorge Living Magazine – ‘Going SOLO’ – Transitions in Art’ by Denise McCravey, p. 10 (Fall 2005)

OTHER

• Prints from the ‘Dusk’ series used on the set of upcoming Harrison Ford movie:
‘The Untitled Crowley Project’ due out in 2010

• Printmaking presentation and demo – Faculty Art Deptartment, Hood River Valley High School, Oregon 2009

• ‘Guest Artist,’ slide presentation and talk, Hood River Valley High School, Hood River, Oregon 2009

• ‘Guest Artist’ talk and studio tour, Bordeaux International School, Bordeaux, France 2008

• Paintings from the ‘Transitions’ series used in Hewlitt Packard commercial 2007

• “Facing Change” presentation, Maryhill Museum Board Members, Maryhill Museum, Goldendale, Washington 2006

• Jury committee board member, Columbia Center for the Arts, Hood River, Oregon 2006

• Co-founder Alpinee Printmaking Studio, Hood River, Oregon 2000-2005

• Taught weekly etching class & monotype weekend workshops

• Member of ‘The Graphic Print Studio’, Dublin, Ireland 1996-1997

 

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