SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2016

Nocturne, (two-person with Ryan Pierce) Whitespace, Atlanta, GA

Eyeshine, (two-person with Ryan Pierce) Portland State University Autzen Gallery, Portland, OR

2014

Creatio, Hap Gallery, Portland, OR

In Truth, Portland Building Installation Space—RACC, Portland, OR

2013

Claw, Shine, Gloam & Vesper, Whitespace, Atlanta, GA

2012

Death Caps and Dark Wood, Wieden+Kennedy Gallery, Portland, OR

Luminosis mori, Nationale, Portland, OR

2011

Turn Your Back to the Forest, Your Front to Me, Whitespace, Atlanta, GA

2010

How to Explain Magic to a Dead Rabbit, Wieden+Kennedy Gallery, Portland, OR (catalogue)

2008

No Man's Land, Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA, (catalogue)

2004

Domesticated, Art Concepts, Santa Monica, CA

2000

Animism, Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA

1998

1998 True Story, Midtown Plaza, Atlanta, GA

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2016

The December Show, whitespace, Atlanta, GA

The Garden of Unearthly Delights, curated by Jerry Cullum, whitespace, Atlanta, GA

2015

The December Show, whitespace, Atlanta, GA

Stilleven: Contemporary Still Life, The Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Willamette University, Salem, OR

Otis Pop-Up Exhibition, Fifth Floor Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Visions of Tomorrows, TEDxPortland, Union/Pine, Portland, OR

Everything is All White: the New Year Show, Kasher | Potamkin, NYC, NY

2014

The December Show, whitespace, Atlanta, GA

Gilded Forest: The Holiday Show, Kasher | Potamkin, NYC, NY

Intangible Beauty Part II: Go Out Alone and in the Dark, Kasher | Potamkin, NYC, NY

Group Show No. 41: New Cats in Art Photography, curated by Jon Feinstein, Humble Arts Foundation, NYC, NY

Ossuary, Herron Galleries, Indiana University IUPUI, Indianapolis, IN

2013

Ossuary, University of Tennessee Downtown Gallery, Knoxville, TN

GeoGráfica, FOTOTROPIA of LA FOTOTECA, Guatemala City, Guatemala

collect.give, Base Camp Photo, Greenfield, MA

Sanctified, Vincent Price Art Museum, curated by Mary Anna Pomonis, Monterey Park, CA

Doing Pennants, Fifth Floor, Los Angeles, CA

2012

2012 CoCA Annual Exhibition Juried By M. K. Guth, Seattle Design Center, Seattle, WA (catalogue)

The December Show, Whitespace, Atlanta, GA

31 Women in Art Photography, Humble Arts Foundation in conjunction with Hasted Kraeutler, curated by
Jon Feinstein and Natalia Sacasa, NYC, NY

Blue Sky's Pacific Northwest Photography Viewing Drawers, Portland, Oregon, juried selection 2012

10th Northwest Biennial, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA, (catalogue)

2011

The December Show, Whitespace, Atlanta, GA

Fifth Annual JTHAR Art Exhibit, Joshua Tree Art Gallery, Joshua Tree, CA

Equine, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR

The Collector’s Guide to New Art Photography Vol. 2 Exhibition, curated by Vanessa Kramer of Phillips de Pury & Company for the Humble Arts Foundation, Chelsea Art Museum, NY (catalogue)

2009

14th Annual PCNW Members’ Juried Exhibition, curated by Eric Fredericksen, The Photographic Center NW, Seattle, WA

Group Show No. 31, curated by Jon Feinstein, Humble Arts Foundation, NYC, NY

Town & Country: Oregon at 150, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR

Short Stories, Wendy Given and Diem Chau, Fifth Floor, Los Angeles, CA

Wolves and Urchins, Wendy Given, Hayley Barker, and Anne Mathern, The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, OR

Green Light, Bank of America Building, exhibition loan from Joie Lassiter Gallery to Behringer Harvard, Charlotte, NC, (catalogue)

2008

Multiple Feeds, LAAA's Film & Video 825/Otis College of Art and Design, curated by Erika Suderburg,
Democracy Forum at the National Center for the Preservation of Democracy, Los Angeles, CA

Outside the Big-Box, Fifth Floor, Los Angeles, CA

2007

Staying Alive, curated by Mary Anna Pomonis, The Winslow Garage, Los Angeles, CA

2006

VITAS Film Festival, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

Digital World: L.A., curated by S.E. Barnet, Niche.LA / Lounge 441, Los Angeles, CA

2004

A Minute on Camera, Oct. 21st, Salto Network Television, The Netherlands

Home Grown, Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA

2003

City Zooms.Bremen.2003, Films from Cosmopolitan Cities with sea links,

Uebersee Museum Square, Bremen, Germany

2002

Graduate Thesis Show, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

1999

Drawing to a Close, Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA

Gee-Gaws, curated by Jason Forrest, Winthrop University Galleries, Rock Hill, SC

Work, Eyedrum, Atlanta, GA

Eating, Building 130, Atlanta, GA

The Octavia Hill Project, My Sister’s Room, Decatur, GA

1998

Wendy Given: Work, Soho 20, New York, NY

1997

Summer Selections, Nancy Solomon Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Atlanta Biennial, Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA

Forty Winks for the Four-footed, Project Room, Nancy Solomon Gallery, Atlanta, GA

1996

You Are Here, Atlanta, The Midtown Plaza Galleries, Atlanta, GA

1995

Matthew Burns, Leslie Harding, Wendy Given, Old Highland Bakery Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Essential Expressions, Nancy Solomon Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Landscape, Memory, and Identity: Still More Stories from the World We Live In, King Plow Arts Center, Atlanta, GA; curated by Jerry Cullum (catalogue)

200 x 200, New Visions Gallery, Atlanta, GA

19, Old Highland Bakery Gallery, Atlanta, GA

1994

7, Urban Nirvana Gallery, Atlanta, GA

1993

Board of Directors Show, New Visions Gallery, Atlanta, GA

The Devils and Angels Show, Urban Nirvana Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Open=Hurt/Does Not Always=, Wendy Given and Cedric DeSouza, Gallery 100, The Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, GA

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY


Cullum, Jerry. "Review: ‘Nocturne’ at Whitespace proves to be a lyrical exploration of mortality and immortality", Arts Atl, April 26, 2016.

Alexander, Andrew. "Art Review: Darkness and Decay: Wendy Given and Ryan Pierce at Whitespace", Burnaway, April 21, 2016.

Feaster, Felicia. "There’s trouble in paradise in “Nocturne,” where death is the theme.", MyAJC, April 21, 2016.

Kook-Anderson, Grace. “Review: Wendy Given and Ryan Pierce: mysteries in the wilderness”, Oregon Arts Watch, January 28, 2016.

Cullum, Jerry. “Review: Wendy Given’s uncertain identity, Martha Whittington’s canaries in a coal mine”, Arts Atl, September 24, 2013.

Cullum, Jerry. “Wendy Given re-reads magic and modernism at Whitespace”, Burnaway, January 18, 2011.

Feaster, Felicia. “Wendy Given’s dark and beguiling fairy tales at Whitespace”, ArtsCriticAtl, Art & Architecture, January 14, 2011.

Bowie, Chas. "Twin Collisions of Photos, Sculpture", The Oregonian, June 11, 2010.

Johnson, Barry. "Closing Oregon's Art Gap", The Oregonian, July 6, 2009.

"Independent Art", Bear Deluxe, #29 Summer 2009, p.32-33.

Pomonis, Mary Anna. "Diem Chau and Wendy Given at Fifth Floor", Artweek, June 2009, Volume 40, Issue 5, p.19.

Speer, Richard. "Warlord Sun King, Art Gym: Northwest artists herald the age of 'eco-baroque'", Willamette Week, Vol. 35/18, March 11,2009, p.52.

"Into The Wild", Voices, NY Arts Magazine, January/February 2009, Vol.14 No. 1/2, International Edition, p.12-13.

Parker, Virginia. “The Fine Art of Collecting”, Atlanta Magazine, Best of Atlanta, Vol. 48 No. 8., December 2008 p. 60.

Wood, Eve. “Staying Alive”, Winslow Garage, Los Angeles CA. artUS, Issue 20, Winter 2007.

Cullum, Jerry. “Atlanta Link Comes Vividly To The Forefront”, The Atlanta Journal Constitution, July 18, 2004.

Cullum, Jerry. “Private Universe Lurks Beneath Cartoon Surface”, The Atlanta Journal Constitution, August 4, 2000, p. Q8.

Forrest, Jason A. “Forty Winks for the Four Footed”, Art Papers, July/August 1997, p. 48.

Byrd, Cathy. Accent Nexus, Creative Loafing, April 19, 1997, p. 28.

Melrod, George. “Alter Pieces Mix With Alter Egos”, Art & Antiques, September 1995, p. 37.

 

PUBLICATIONS


"Harper's Magazine", Issue 89, September 2016, p. 75.

"Oxford American, The Fiction Issue", Issue 89, Summer 2015.

"Tomorrows", TEDx Portland, Year 5, 2015.

"Gæst", 2012

"10th Northwest Biennial", catalogue, 2012, pp. 38 – 39.

"The Collector’s Guide to New Art Photography Vol. 2, Humble Arts Foundation", edited by amani olu and Jon Feinstein with an introduction by Vanessa Kramer, Director of Photographs, Phillips de Pury & Company, 2011.

 

AWARDS AND HONORS


2009

Shortlist Award for Professional Photography, London International Competition (LICC), (catalog—LICC 02 edition)

2001

Betty and Monte Factor Graduate Scholarship, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

2000

Ahmanson Foundation Scholarship, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

1993

The Gene Allcott Memorial Scholarship Merit Award in Painting, The Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, GA

1990-93

Presidential Scholarship, The Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, GA


RESIDENCIES

 

2017

Tidelines Journey Residency—Signal to Noise: Silence and Interference in Southeast Alaska, Island Institute, Sitka, Alaska (April)

2016

Signal Fire Outpost, Guide, Mt. Hood, OR

2015

Signal Fire Outpost, Guide, Mt. Hood, OR

2014

Signal Fire Alumni Backpacking and Guide Training , Marble Mountain Wilderness, CA

2013

Signal Fire Alpenglow, Mt. Hood Wilderness, OR

2011

JTHAR Residency, July–August 2011, Joshua Tree, CA

2010

Caldera Residency, February 2010, Sisters, OR

 

Lectures/Visiting Artist


2015

Lecture, Willamette University Department of Art and Art History, Salem, OR
Lecture and Visiting Artist, PNCA Low Residency MFA in Visual Studies Program, Portland, OR
Visiting Artist, PNCA +OCAC MFA in Applied Craft + Design Program, Portland, OR