CV

EDUCATION:

*The University of  Washington, Seattle, Wa.
M.F.A./Ceramics

*The University of Georgia, Athens, Ga.
B.A./English, Cum Laude,
B.F.A./Ceramics, Cum Laude

AWARDS:

*Artist Trust/The Dale and Leslie Chihuly Foundation Arts Innovator Award; 2012
*Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award; 2011
*Spotlight Artist Award, Seattle Magazine; 2011
*City Artists Grant, Seattle Mayor’s Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs; 2012, 2010, 2006
*nominated, Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award; 2009
*4 Culture Special Projects Grant, Seattle; 2011, 2009, 2007, 2006, 2003
*Artist Trust GAP Grant (Wa.); 2011, 2008
*nominated, Portland Museum Contemporary Northwest Art Awards; 2015, 2013, 2011, 2007
*Artist Trust/ Washington Arts Commission Fellowship; 2004
*4 Culture Gallery Award, Seattle; 2003,
*Jacob K. Javits National Graduate Fellowship; 1997-1999
*Graduate Recruitment Scholarship; 1997, University of Washington
*Phi Beta Kappa Society; 1996
*Vince Dooley Art Scholarship; 1994, University of Georgia

PUBLIC ART:

*”The Universe Awakens to the Child”, permanent sculptural installation for Washington State Arts Commission, Bow Lake Elementary, Seatac, Wa. 2011

*”Mater Matrix Mother and Medium”, temporary public art project: site-embedded installation      and community action tour
-Agnes Scott College, Decatur, Ga.    Fall 2009
-Herbert Bayer Earthworks, Kent Arts Commission, Kent, Wa.   Spring 2010
-4Culture Site Specific, Issaquah, Wa.   Summer 2010
-The Value of Water, Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, NY, NY  Fall 2011
-ARTSfair, Bellevue Arts Museum, Summer 2013

*Washington State Arts Commission Public Artist Roster; 2008-2014

*”Library Unbound”, permanent sculptural installation for Children’s Center of the Rem Koolhaas-designed Seattle Central Public Library, commissioned by Seattle Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs; 2005 – 2006

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2014
“The Ecstatic Moment” installation, film, photography, performance – The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY.
2013
“Every Moment Lost is Lost Forever” installation and performance–Villa Olmo, EROS MINIARTEXTIL International Fiber Installation Exhibition, Como, Italy
2012
“Solstenen Project:  Our Patient Day’s Allotted Span”  –NEPO House Seattle Wa.
Funded by 4Culture grant, Artist Trust and City Artists Grant
2011
“Honey and Lightening” – Roq La Rue Gallery, Seattle, Wa.   Funded by 4Culture grant and City Artists grant
2010
“Zuster Sweostor Systir” – Ohge Ltd. Gallery, Seattle, Wa.
2009
“Dare alla Luce” –  Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, Or.
2008
“Dare alla Luce” – The Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue Wa     Funded by 4Culture Grant & Artist Trust GAP Grant
2007
“Parlor” –McLeod Residence Gallery, Seattle, Wa.
2006
“Small But Mighty Wandering Pearl” – Center On Contemporary Art, Seattle, Wa.  Funded by City Artists & 4Culture Grant
2004
“The Wolf Prince and Parrot Princess” – Priceless Works Gallery, Seattle, Wa.       Funded by 4Culture Grant
2003
“Sunshine and Shadow” – 4Culture Gallery, Seattle, Wa.
2000
“Venus, Cupid, Folly and Time” – SOIL  Gallery, Seattle, Wa.
1999
“Repossession “ – CMA Gallery, Seattle, Wa.
1996
“Through the gross tedium of being rare” – The Lamar Dodd School of Art Gallery, UGA, Athens, Georgia

SELECTED GROUP AND JURIED EXHIBITIONS:

2014
“Every Moment Lost is Lost Forever” – Beffroi Montrouge Cultural Center, EROS MINIARTEXTIL International Fiber Installation Exhibition, Paris, France.
2013
“Stitchery” – Seattle Art Museum Gallery
“The Obsessive Unknown Origins of Grotesque Irregularity” – LxWxH Gallery, Seattle
”Exposure: Experiments in Photography”  – Catalyst Projects, Washington, D.C.
2012
“American Dreamers” -Centro di Cultura Contemporanea Strozzina, Florence, Italy,
curated by Bartholomew F. Bland
“Lavish and Lush” – Illinois Wesleyan University Gallery, Bloomington
2011
“Must Show Here” – How Hou Gallery, Seattle, Wa.     Curated by Sierra Stinson
“Degenerate Art Ensemble” – Frye Art Museum, Seattle, Wa.
“Seattle As Collector” –Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Wa.
2010
“Unraveling Tradition” – 516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM
2009
“5280” –Columbia City Gallery, Seattle, Wa.   Curated by Jim McDonald
“Aqua Art Miami- Wynwood” – with MyArtSpace.Com Gallery, Palo Alto, Ca. in Miami
Curated by Alma Ruiz, Michele Urton, Andrea Cashman, Kathy Grayson
2008
“Aqua Art Miami” – with Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, Ca. in Miami Beach, Fl.
“Is it a Fiber Show? Honoring CCA’s 100th Anniversary” – Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.

2006
“Fabulandia” – The Lab, San Francisco, Ca.
“Softly Threatening” – Bumbershoot Arts Festival, Seattle, Wa.
2005
“Soil Gallery, 10 Year Retrospective” – Soil Gallery, Seattle, Wa.
2004
“Quiet Revolution” – Consolidated Works, Seattle, Wa.
“Girlie Fun Show” – Bumbershoot Arts Festival, Seattle, Wa.
“The Ruffle – Decadent Vexation” – Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, Wa.        Co-curator
“Contra Naturum” – Secluded Alley Works, Seattle, Wa.          Co-curator
2003
“Fashion is Art” – Bumbershoot Arts Festival, Seattle, Wa.       Curated by Thread for Art
“Ardent Labor” – SOIL Gallery, Seattle, Wa.        Co-curator
“Coupling – Collaborative Works” – The CMA Gallery, UW, Seattle, Wa.
2002
“Boys Against Girls, Girls Against Boys” – The Nation Gallery, Seattle, Wa.
“Ryan Berg and Mandy Greer” – Ransom Art Center Gallery: Eckerd College, St.Petersburg, Fl.
2001
“Under Current/ Over View Annual” – The Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Fl           Curated by Elaine Gustafson
“Menagerie: Animal Imagery in Contemporary Ceramics” – Covivant Gallery, Tampa, Fl.
“Menagerie: A Collection in Clay @ he NCECA Conference – Jeanne Rauch Gallery, Dallas , NC.
“Husbands and Wives” – Kittredge Gallery: The University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Wa.
2000
“2000 Pacific Northwest Annual” – Bellevue Art Museum , Bellevue, Wa.           Curated by Brian Wallace
“Good and Guilty” – Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, Wa.
“Means/Ends: Plaster” – SOIL Gallery, Seattle, Wa.
“Menagerie: Animal Imagery in Contemporary Ceramics” – Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, Wa.
“Rosy” – SOIL Gallery, Seattle, Wa.
1990-99
“The End: Northwest Biennial Competition” – The Tacoma Art Museum , Tacoma, Wa.  Curated by Fred Wilson
“The Commonplace: Four Artists Investigate the Ordinary” – SOIL Gallery, Seattle, Wa.
“MFA 1999” – The Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, Wa.
“3-D: Sculpture Show” – Lead Gallery, Seattle, Wa.
“Play/Things” – SOIL Gallery, Seattle, Wa.
“Group Show” – The Kiang Gallery, Atlanta, Ga.
“Lyndon House Arts Center Clay Competition,” Athens, Ga.      Curated by Sandra J. Blain      1st  Place Merit  Award
“XX Annual  Lyndon House Arts Center Juried Exhibition”, Athens, Ga. Curated by Audrey Flack  2nd Place Merit Award

MULTI-DISCIPLINARY /PERFORMANCE WORK:

2013
“Hero Stories – Artist Trust Arts Innovators”, performance and costume creation with choreographer/filmmaker Dayna Hanson at The Seattle Art Museum
2012
”Saltus Chori Aevum”, process-based temporary public art project; community action, site-embedded installation and multi-disciplinary performance, The Next 50 Project, Seattle Center, commissioned by Seattle Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs and SPU
2011-2012
“Solstenen”, multi-platform community project: residencies at The Project Room, Seattle, Centrum Fine Arts Center, and in Iceland in 2012, performative media, environmental installation, photography/video, writing
2011
“A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, Seattle Shakespeare Company, contributing artist to set and costume design
2009
*”Mater Matrix Mother and Medium”, process-based temporary public art project; community action, site-embedded installation and performance produced with dancer Zoe Scofield and composer Morgan Henderson, Camp Long, commissioned by Seattle Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs

*“Sonic Tales”, collaboration with Butoh artist Haruko Nishimura/Degenerate Art Ensemble, premier at The Moore Theatre, Seattle
2008
“The Silvering Path”, film/animation/live performance, collaboration with Butoh artist Haruko Nishimura and filmmaker Ian Lee Lucero, premier at Free Sheep Foundation, Seattle
-Screened at Northwest Film Forum’s “Next Dance Cinema”, Dec. 6th, 2010

2007
“A Tale of Two Cities”: Commissioned to create knitted/crochet/braided ‘blood, wine, Mm. DeFarge’s knitted register” and special costume design, Book-It Repertory Theatre, Seattle,
2003
“Fashion is Human Nature” performance piece, part of THREAD’s Fashion is Art Bumbershoot exhibition, performance and publication

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY:

2014
The New York Times |      Hodara, Susan. “Stitching Together Yarn, Memory and History”,    August 1, 2014
Huffington Post Arts &Culture |     Frank, Priscilla. “Artist Channels Ancient Myths, Fairy Tales…In Fantastical Crochet”, Sept. 8, 2014
Hyperallergic |     Meier, Allison.  “A Crocheted Phantasmagoria on the Hudson”,  Sept. 2, 2014
Hi-Fructose Magazine |     Voynovskaya, Nastia.  “On View: Mandy Greer’s Ecstatic Moment…”, Sept. 12, 2014
Enterprise News (N.Y.) |     Lupo, Jackie.  “Exhibit Showcases Artist’s Magical Mystery Tour”, June 6, 2014
2013
The Washington Post  |     Jenkins, Mark.  “Exposure…”, December 1, 2013
2012
The New York Times |     Morris, Roderick Conway. “Exposition in Florence Focuses on American Artists in the City”, May 17, 2012
2011
Seattle Magazine |     Davis, Brangien.  “High In Fiber” Spotlight Award profile, September 2011
The Stranger (Wa.) |     Jonjak, Marti. “Mandy Greer: Knots and Pain”,, September 13, 2011
Redifine Magazine (Wa.) |     Hulls, Tessa.  “Mandy Greer”, Spring, 2011
Pacific Northwest Magazine-Seattle Times |     MacDonald, Moira. “The Fiber of Life”., (profile and cover), Dec. 4, 2011
Forward Council (Madrid, Spain) |     Pascual, Diego de Miguel . “Knot after Knot”,, September, 2011
The Seattle Times (Wa.) |      Shimp, Rachel.  “…Greer Spins “Honey and Lightning” at Roq la Rue”, Jan. 27, 2011
2010
SLOG/Currently Hanging: The Stranger (Wa.) |     Graves, Jen. “Mandy Greer at OHGE Ltd.”, Feb. 22, 2010
Another Bouncing Ball, (Wa.) |     Hackett, Regina. “Her Forest, Her Ruins, Her River”, Feb. 14, 2010
2009
Hi-Fructose Magazine (California) |     Anderson, Kirsten. “The Art of Mandy Greer” , issue X, Spring 2009
Portland Tribune (Oregon) |     Barton, Randall. “Linger in a Forest of Fiber”, Feb. 5, 2009
Fiberarts Magazine (Colorado) |      Beal, Suzanne.  “Mandy Greer, Altered States” (profile and cover), April/May 2009
Getting to Know You Better (Wa.) |     Bluhm-Callahan, Susanna. “Mater Matrix Mother and Medium”, July 17, 2009
Apophenia (Oregon),  |     Driscoll, Megan. “Art and Blogging”, January 21, 2009
Artweek Magazine (California) |     Duford, Daniel. “Review: Mandy Greer at MoCC”, April 2009
Textile: the Journal of Cloth and Culture (London) |     Gilsdorf, Bean.  “Dare alla Luce: review”,  Fall 2009
The Stranger (Washington) |     Graves, Jen.  “Mud on the Leaves and Mud at the Root”, July 24, 2009
The Oregonian (Oregon) |     Hicks, Bob. “Human Condition Traced in Thread and Cloth”, Jan. 30, 2009
Translinguistic Other (Washington) |     Pothast, Emily. “Signs of Life, Mandy Greer at MoCC”, March 23, 2009
Ultra (Oregon) |     Radon, Lisa.  “Mandy Greer’s Dare alla Luce”, March 22, 2009
The Seattle Times (Wa.) |     Shimp, Rachel. “Art and Conversation Flows from Hands, Heart…” July 3, 2009
The Portland Mercury (Oregon) |     Skinner, Marjorie. “Mandy Greer and Darrel Morris”, Feb. 26, 2009
Bitch Magazine (Oregon) |     Zeisler, Andi. “The Universe , Two Ways”, May 20, 2009
2008
Craft Magazine (California) |     Buckley, Annie. “Where Art and Craft Collide”, issue 08, Summer 200
The Seattle Times (Washington) |     Clemans, Gayle.  “Two new installations push boundaries”, July 4th 2008.
The Stranger (Washington) |     Graves, Jen.  “Ooze, Pool, Spool: The Beaded Effluvia of Mandy Greer”,, June 25, 2008.
Seattle Weekly (Washington) |     Grant, Adriana.  “I Saw This: Into Leather: Mandy Greer at BAM” June 12, 2008.
Art. Ltd Magazine. (California) |     Kangas, Mattthew.  “Review: Dare alla Luce at BAM”, Sept/Oct. 2008
Proximity Magazine (Illinois) |     Marszewski, Rachael.  “Mandy Greer” (profile), issue 2, Fall 2008
2007
The Seattle Times (Washington) |     Berson, Misha. “Tale of Two Cities: A Subtle Evolution…”, Feb. 14, 2007
2006
The Seattle Times (Washington) |     Clemans, Gayle. “High Tech, Low Tech…”, Sept. 1, 2006
Artweek Magazine (California) |     DeVuono, Frances.  “Review: High Tech vs. Home Ec“, November 2006.
The San Francisco Bay Guardian (California) |     Kurtz, Katie.  “Fabulandia:Fauna”, Jan 25-31, 2006
2004
Seattle Times (Washington) |     Farr, Sheila.  “Quiet Revolution: Reflections of Instinct…”, Nov. 5, 2004
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer (Washington) |     Hackett, Regina.  “Priceless Works Gallery…” , April 23, 2004
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer (Washington) |     Hackett, Regina.  “Quiet Revolution Triumphs” , Oct. 27,2004
The Stranger  (Washington) |     Hall, Emily.  “The Artist, the Princess, the Wolf” , April 22, 2004
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer (Washington) |     Wagonfeld, Judy.  “Artists Dress Up Our Fears”, Oct. 29, 2004
2003
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer (Washington) |     Hackett, Regina.  “Nature Becomes Artificial” , Nov. 14, 2003
The Stranger  (Washington) |     Hall, Emily.  “Stranger Suggests: Sunshine and Shadow” , April 3, 2003
2001
The Weekly Planet (Florida) |    Golub, Adrienne M.  “Viva Covivant”, April 2001.
The Weekly Planet (Florida) |    Golub, Adrienne M.  “Visual Body Surfing”, August  2001.
The Tampa Tribune (Florida) |    Hammer, Esther.  “Local Artists Showcased”,  July 19, 2001.
2000
Artweek Magazine (California) |    DeVuono, Frances.  “Review: Venus, Cupid … “, November 2000.
The Stranger  (Washington) |     Hall, Emily.  “Mandy Greer: Artist Bio” , August 31, 2000.
Capitol Hill Times (Washington) |     Jones, Rosemary.  “Soil…”, September 27, 2000.
Seattle Times (Washington) |     Kangas, Matthew.  “Last Call at the Mall” , August 11, 2000.
The Seattle Times  (Washington) |     Rose, Cynthia.  “Creatures of Clay”, March 17, 2000.
The Seattle Times (Washington) |     Rose, Cynthia.  “Get Plastered”, April 7, 2000.
1990’s
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer (Washington) |     Hackett, Regina.  “The Ordinary”, March 15, 1999.
The Flagpole Magazine (Georgia) |    Hawkins, John.  “Art Picks” ,June 12, 1996.
The Seattle Times  (Washington) |     Rose, Cynthia.  “Soil’s Seasonal Show”, December 10, 1998.

PUBLICATIONS:

Eros: MINIARTEXTIL, exhibition catalog, ARTE&ARTE, Como, Italy, 2013
American Dreamers, exhibition catalog, CENTRO DI CULTURA CONTENPORANEA, Firenze, Italy, 2012.
Mandy Greer: Dare alla Luce, exhibition catalog, BELLEVUE ARTS MUSEUM, 2008.
Soil: Artist-Run Gallery, 1995-2005, Seattle: SOIL PUBLICATIONS, 2005
Fashion is Art, Seattle: THREAD FOR ART, 2003.
The Best of New Ceramic Art, Madison:  THE GUILD, 1997.

RADIO:
Lake, Eva. “Art Focus”, KBOO 90.7 FM Portland, 1/21/2009, kboo.fm/node/11710

VIDEO:

“Handmade Nation: The Rise of DIY, Art, Craft, and Design” documentary; Levine, Faythe (director/producer). Millwakee, 2009.
“Mandy Greer: Creatures”; Rose, Cynthia (producer).   MuchaCreative.com, Seattle, 2001.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

*Lecture and Workshop, Art Department, Western Washington University, 2013
*Lecture, Contemporary Quilt Art Association, Seattle, Wa. 2013
*Weaving/knitting workshop, ONN/OF Festival, Seattle, Wa., 2012
*Lecture and Workshop, Evergreen State University, Olympia, Wa. 2011
*Visiting Teacher, “Wearable Sculpture after Nick Cave” workshop, Seattle Art Museum, 2011
*Visiting Artist Presenter, SAM Remix, Seattle Art Museum, 2010
*Teacher in Residence, Young Artists Project – middle and high school, Centrum Fine Arts Center, 2010
*Panel Member, “Creatively Speaking: The Artist’s Point of View”, Seattle Art Museum Sculpture Park, 2009
*Public Art Jury Panel, Seattle Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs, 2009
*Lecture, Agnes Scott College, Decatur, Ga., 2009
*Lecture, Emory University, Atlanta, 2009
*Panel member, NYC premier of “Handmade Nation” at Museum of Arts and Design, N.Y. 2009
*Panel member, “Craft Perspectives” at Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, Or. 2009
*Lecture, Cornish College of the Arts, 2009
*City Artists Grant Jury Panel, Seattle Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs, 2008
*Lecture, University of Washington School of Art, 2008
*Lecture, Bellevue Arts Museum, 2008
*Juror, visiting artist and lecturer, Eastern Washington University, 2005
*Juror, University of Washington ceramics dept. undergraduate show, CMA Gallery, 2003
*Lecture, The University of Georgia, 2000
*Soil, Artists Cooperative member, Seattle, Wa. 1999 – 2000
*Lecture, Western Washington University, 1999

PUBLIC/PRIVATE COLLECTIONS OR COMMISSIONS:
4Culture Public Collection
Seattle Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs Collection
Lisa Buchanan, Seattle
Robert Andrew Shavin, Seattle
Edie Adams, Seattle
Gail Christianer, Seattle
Rhonda Howard Coleman, Ca.
Phyllis Klein, Sarasota, Fl.
Ben and Aileen Krohn, Seattle,
Stephen Lyons and John Jenkins, III, Seattle
Dr. Jerry Slipman, Seattle
Jim and Carol Young , Seattle

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