SEAN HEALY
Lives and works in Portland, Oregon

SOLO EXHIBITS

2014 Extroverts, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
2013 A Beautiful X, Anderson Ranch Art Center, Aspen CO
2011  Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
2009  The Future Royal Family of Antarctica, East/West Projects, Berlin, Germany
2008  Life in Black and White, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
2008  Hard Looks, Betty Moody Gallery, Houston, TX
2006  Supernormal, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
2004  Common Denominator, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
2002  Steady Friend, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
2001  Nesting Instincts, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
2001  Cul-de-Sac, Art Gym, Marylhurst College, Portland, OR
2000  Big Hearted Boy, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
2000  Structures, Mahlum Architects, Portland, OR
2000  In Sync, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015 The Sum of its Parts, Jeffrey Thomas Fine Art, Portland, OR

2011  The Shape of the Problem, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
2010  Portland 2010: A Biennial of Contemporary Art, Disjecta, Portland, OR
2008  Volume, Curator: Jeff Jahn, Portland, OR
2008  RE: Dudes Night Out, Gallery Homeland, Portland, OR
2007  The Hook Up, New American Art Union, Portland, OR
2007  RE: Dudes Night Out, Linfield College, McMinnville, OR
2006  The CoCA Annual, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA
2006  Fresh, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
2005  Fresh Trouble, Curator: Jeff Jahn, Portland, OR
2004  23+ on 9th, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
2004  The CoCA Annual, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA
2003  The Best Coast, Eastbank, Portland, OR
2002  Snapshot, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
2001  Guns in the Hands of Artists, Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center, Portland, OR
1999  Oregon Biennial, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
1998  Voices from the Borderland, Archer Gallery, Vancouver, WA
1997  Voices from the Borderland, Bush Barn Art Center, Salem, OR

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Row, D.K. The Oregonian, "Sean Healy at Elizabeth Leach Gallery," September 2008
Motley, John. Portland Mercury, "Sean Healy: Life in Black and White," September 2008
Speer, Richard. Willamette Week, "Sean Healy," September 2008
Motley, John. Portland Mercury, "Renegotiating Space with Volume," August 2008
Richard-Janku, Laura. Sculpture Magazine, "Sean Healy, Elizabeth Leach Gallery," July/August 2007
Snyder, Stephanie. Catalogue Essay, "Sean Healy," 2007
Row, D.K. The Oregonian, "Thinking Big," September 2008
Jahn, Jeff. Modern Painters, "Something to Prove," Spring 2003
Row, D.K. The Oregonian, "Art Trek: A New Generation," August 2002
Artweek, "Deborah Horrell and Sean Healy at ELG," October 2002
The Oregonian, "Cul-de-Sac of Memory," February 2001
The Oregonian, "Healy on Healy," 2000
Willamette Week, "Walking in Place," 2000
Willamette Week, "A Good Look Around," 1999
Willamette Week, "Gardens of Meditation," 1998
The Oregonian, "New Voices: For A Changing Place," 1998
Statesman Journal, "Voices from the Borderland," 1998

EDUCATION
1994 – BFA Printmaking, School of Art and Design, Alfred University

AWARDS

  • 2014 - Americans for the Arts’ 2014 Year in Review (Best of 2013 Public Art Award)
  • 2010 - Americans for the Arts’ 2010 Year in Review (Best of 2009 Public Art Award)
  • 2008/09  Federal "Excellence in Design Award", Jury Pool, Wayne L. Morse
  • Courthouse Commission, Eugene, OR
  • 2001  Project Grant, Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portland, OR

Sean Healy Studio Practice

JOE THURSTON
Lives and works in Portland, Oregon

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2012  Nothing Leading Anywhere Any More Except to Nothing, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
2010  Toomey Tourell Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2008  Toomey Tourell Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2007  Then Quite Suddenly We Were Simply No Longer Anywhere, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
2005  New Work From An Early Spring, Mark Woolley Gallery, Portland, OR
2003  Subject Position, Mark Woolley Gallery, Portland, OR
2002  Flayed, Mark Woolley Gallery, Portland, OR

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2011  The Shape of the Problem, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
2010  Excessive Obsession, The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Eugene, OR
2009  The Future Royal Family of Antarctica, East/West Projects, Berlin, Germany
2008  Volume, August/September, Worksound, Portland, OR
2008  Toomey Tourell Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2008  RE: Dudes Night Out, Gallery Homeland, Portland, OR
2006  Small Wonders, Mark Woolley Gallery, Portland, OR
2005  Fresh Trouble, Portland, OR
2005  Simply Red, Mark Woolley Gallery, Portland, OR
2004  Cathedral Park Place/Haze Galley, Portland, OR
2004  Mark Woolley Gallery, Portland, OR
2003  Modern Zoo, Portland Center for Advancement of Culture, Portland, OR
2003  Waste Stream, (large-scale installation for the Orlo Foundation) Portland, OR
2000  Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2012  Snyder, Stephanie, "Joe Thurston" (review), Artforum.com Critics' Picks, March
2012  Motley, John, "Nothing Leading Anywhere Any More Except to Nothing" (exhibition catalogue)
2012  Speer, Richard, "Joe Thurston" (feature), visualartsource.com, March
2012  Jahn, Jeff, "Vastness" (review), portlandart.net, March
2012  Scott, Aaron, "Sculpture" (preview), portlandmonthlymag.com, February
2012  Speer, Richard, "Joe Thurston" (review), Willamette Week, February
2010  Row, D.K., "Excessive Obsession at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art," Oregonian, August
2010  Speer, Richard, "Ply The Wood," Willamette Week, April
2009 Row, D.K., Oregonian, August
2009  Speer, Richard, "Portland: Eco-Art Central," Art Ltd., March
2008 Aitch, Iain, "Then Quite Suddenly, We Were Simply No Longer
2007  Speer, Richard, "Joe Thurston at Elizabeth Leach" (review), ARTnews, December
2007  Motley, John, "Joe Thurston" (review), Portland Mercury, August
2007  Row, D.K., "Show of Note," Oregonian, August
2007  Speer, Richard, "Joe Thurston at Elizabeth Leach" (review), Willamette Week, August
2007  Gallivan, Joseph, "Joe Thurston" (preview), Portland Tribune, July
2007  Speer, Richard, "Artist Profile," Finder Magazine, June
2007  Speer, Richard, "Artist Profile," Art Ltd., May
2005  Speer, Richard, "Flaying Faces, Painter Joe Thurston" (review), Willamette Week, May
2004  Speer, Richard, "Pacific Edge," ARTnews, October
2004  Row, D.K., "Artful Thinking Outside The Box," Oregonian, July
2004  Taylor, Sue, Cascade AIDS Project (catalogue), April
2003  Row, D.K., Oregonian, December
2003  Speer, Richard, "Joe Thurston" (review), Willamette Week, November
2003  Bowie, Chas, "Joe Thurston" (review), Portland Mercury, November

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Eugene, OR
Fidelity Investments, Inc. Boston, MA
University of Oregon (Ford Alumni Center), Eugene, OR

TEACHING

 2011  PNCA (graduate mentor program)
2003-2005  University of Portland (painting instructor)

EDUCATION
1994 – BA, Humanities, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR

AWARDS

  • 2014   Americans for the Arts’ 2014 Year in Review (Best of 2013 Public Art Award)
  • 2010  Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
  • 2007  Regional Arts and Culture Council - Professional Development Grant

Joe Thurston Studio Practice