Shirley Erickson 

Shirley Erickson Resumè

Shirley Erickson
Resumè
1615 Texas ~ Bellingham, WA. 98229

 Phone 360-933-4622 Email: shirleyaerickson@yahoo.com

 

 Shirley lives and works in Bellingham, WA creating mixed media sculptures for private and public commissions and exhibitions.

Education

·         BFA in Sculpture, Minor, Art History, WesternWashingtonUniversity, Magna Cum Laude; Phi Kappa Phi

·         AAS from WhatcomCommunity College, Phi Theta Kappa.

·         Studied at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and PrattFineArtsCenter.

·         Artist Trust Edge Program participant 2005

·         PilchuckGlassSchool 1990, 91, 92, 94, and 97. Studied with Liz Mapelli, Damian Priour, Warren Langley, Richard Harned, Tina Aufiero and Maria Porges

·         Hot Casting classes at Red Deer, Alberta 1999 and 2000.  Studying with Mitchell Gaudet and Mark Gibeau.

Currently exhibiting


·       Matzke Fine Art and Design, Camano Island, WA

·         A New Leaf, San Francisco, CA

·         L’Attitude Gallery, Boston, MA

·         Westcott Bay Institute, RocheHarbor; WA

·         MonarchSculpturePark, TeninoWA

·         Manya Vee Selects, EdmondsWA

·         Blue Horse Gallery, Bellingham, WA

·         Chuckanut Bay Gallery, Bellingham, WA

         Solo shows:

·         D’Adomo/ Hill Gallery, Pioneer Square, Seattle, 2001;

·         Contemporary Crafts Gallery, Portland, OR. 1998; 

·         Triad Gallery, Oregon Coast, 1999, 2001;and in BellinghamWA at

·         Meloy and Co., 2000;

·         Chuckanut Bay Gallery,1999

·         Viking Union Gallery, WWU, 1995 

·         Allied Arts Gallery,1995, 2000

·         Roeder Home Gallery,1991   

Selected  Exhibitions and Group shows:

·         City of Lake Oswego, 2006-07

·         City of Bellevue, 2005

·         Big Rock Garden Park, 1998-2007

·          Allied Arts Gallery, BellinghamWA, 1991- 2005

·         Pacific Northwest Invitational Glass Show, BainbridgeIsland, 2000

·         Clearly Magic,  Port AngelesFineArtsCenter, 1999

·         Anacortes Fine Arts Competition, 1998 &99

·         Heartworks, Whatcom Museum, 1995-2003

·         Western Gallery, 1999

·         VU Gallery and Omni Gallery at WesternWashingtonUniversity,  1993, 94 and 95

·         LuciaDouglasGallery, Objects,1999

·         A Gathering of Glass, Sable V Gallery, Wimberly, TX., 1998-2000

·         Northwest Women Working in Glass, Kirsten and Stillwater Galleries, Seattle, WA. 1992-94

·          A Gathering of Glass, OrcasIsland Artworks, 1992
Exhibitions

·         BellevueSculpturePark, Bellevue, 2004

·         Art Treks, Redmond, 2004-07

·         Downtown Everett Sculpture Walk, 2004-07

·         Arts Downtown, Puyallup, 2003-04

·         Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, 2000-06

·         PilchuckGlassSchool Exhibition, SeaTacInternationalAirport, 1992, 93;  Auction, 1993-2005

·         Museum of Northwest Art Auction, 1999-2005

·         PeaceArchPark Sculpture Exhibit, 2001-06, BlaineWA

·         Anacortes Fine Arts Competition, 1998 &99

·         Bellingham Arts Commission, Sculpture 2000 and Civic Center Sculpture Show 2001-05.

       Collections:

·         City of Everett, EvergreenArboretumSculptureGarden

·         City of Bellingham, Big RockGardenPark

·         Numerous private collections.

Memberships: 

·         Board member for The Artist Trust

·         Bellingham Arts Commissioner

·         The Big Rock Garden Sculpture Committee, Sculpture Chair

·         Allied Arts of Whatcom Co.

·         The Glass Art Society

·         American Crafts Council

·         InternationalSculptureCenter

Teaching Experience

·         Currently teaching Sculpture, Creative Welding and Glass Classes for BellinghamTechnicalCollege

·         Teaching Assistant in Sculpture and Art History at WesternWashingtonUniversity, 1994 and 1995

·         Taught classes for Whatcom County Cultural Arts Program, 1981-1992

·         Sculpture workshops for Allied Arts Education Project 2003.

Professional Distinctions

·         Recipient of the Mayor’s Arts Award as individual Artist for 2002

·         WashingtonState Arts Commission Grant, 2001

·         PilchuckGlassSchool, scholarship recipient, 1994 and 97

·         Anacortes Fine Arts Competition, first place in Sculpture, 1998

·         Mountlake Terrace Fine Arts Show, first place in sculpture, 1999

·         Northwest International Arts Competition, Peoples Choice Award 96.

Public Art Experience

·   City of Seattle, Installation for Harbor Steps 2005

·   City of Everett, Sculpture Walk Installations 2004-05

·   City of Redmond, Sculpture Installations 2002-2005

·   City of Bellevue, Sculpture Installation 2004

·   City of Bellingham, Civic Center Installations 2000-05

·   City of Bellingham, Committee Member for The Downtown Bench Project

·   City Of Bellingham, Committee Member for The Downtown Garbage Can Project

·   City of Bellingham, Sculpture Installation for CitySculpturePark

 



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