TRUDE PARKINSON

EDUCATION
MFA, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ (Painting and Drawing)
BA, University of California, Berkeley, CA (Art and English)

SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2017 Emanations, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
2016 Emanations, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2014 Elusives, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2014 Elusives, Helzer Gallery, PCC, Rock Creek, Portland, OR (Curator: Prudence Roberts)
2011 Prompts: Paintings & Works on Paper, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2007 Hidden Stories: Paintings by Trude Parkinson and David Airhart,
The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR. (Curator: Terri Hopkins) A retrospective
of five painting instsallations from the 1997 Oregon Biennial to work from a 2004-5 painting
residency in German with readings from poetry on the backs of paintings.
2005 Worpswede Gastfreundschaft, www.worpswederkuenstler.de, Artists of
Worpswede/Exhibitions/Guest Exhibitions/Trude Parkinson. Virtual exhibiton of watercolors
painted during residency in Worswede and a survey of double-sided painting installations.
2002 Somebody/Something, Nobody/Nothing, Alysia Duckler Gallery, Portland, OR. 9/11
collages and books from photocopies of papers found on rooftops in Manhattan after
September 11, 2001.
2001 Memory: Substance and Spirit, Alysia Duckler Gallery, Portland, OR. An installation
of double-sided paintings.
1999 Artifacts, Alysia Ducker Gallery, Portland, OR. An installation
of double-sided paintings, drawings, sculpture and books.
1997 Accomplices: Memory and Metaphor, Oregon Biennial, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR.
An installation of double-sided paintings.
1997 Accomplices: Memory and Metaphor, Nine Gallery, Portland, OR.
An installation of double-sided paintings.
1996 Mnemonics, Arizona Gallery, University of Arizona, Tuscan, AZ
1996 Mnemonics, Renshaw Gallery, Linfield College, McMinnville, OR
1994 Mnemonics, Artspace Gallery, Owego, NY
1992 Woman Image Now, Hayden Library, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
1991 Niches, Windows, and Doors, Arizona State Capitol, Phoenix, AZ
1990-8 Open Windows, Traveling Exhibition, Arizona Commission on the Arts, Phoenix, AZ
1989 Monotypes, Hayden Library, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
1988 Textures, Elaine Horwitch Gallery, Palm Springs, CA
1987 New Directions, Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, AZ
1986 Evocations, Rotunda Gallery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
1986 Expanding Boundaries, Gallery 4, Oxford, England
1986 Expanding Boundaries, Wolfson College, Oxford University, Oxford, England
1982 The Way Things Are, Harry Wood Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016 Convocation, Don Soker Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2016 Visions and Revisions, Jeffrey Thomas Fine Art, Portland, OR
2015 Reflections on the Columbia Plateau, Crow's Shadow and Pendleton Center for the Arts, Pendleton, OR
2014 Reflections on the Columbia Plateau, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
2014 New Work by Gallery Artists, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2013 CoCA Collision, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle Design Center, Seattle, WA
2013 2D-3D Works Exhibition, Delta College, Stockton, CA (Curator: Renee de Guzman)
2012 Visual Poetry, Delta College, Stockton, CA (Curator: Chandra Cerrito)
2011 4th Annual Juried Show, Sylvia White Gallery, Ventura, CA
2010 Portraits (exhibition and book), The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR
2008 Paintings Edge, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
2008 Painting’s Edge, Parks Exhibition Center, Idyllwild, CA
2008 Icons, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
2008 Sitka Art Invitational, World Forestry Center, Portland, OR
2006 A Family Is…, Chicago Cultural Council, Chicago, IL
2005 Reverberations, Nine Gallery, Portland, OR
2004 Visual Poetry, Pringle Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2003 Reallegories: The Poetic and Narrative in Painting, (Core Sample) Belmont Factory, Portland, OR
2003 Showcase, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
2001 Grace, Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR
2000 Wonder Women, Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR
2000 Gallery Artists, Alysia Duckler Gallery, Portland, OR
1999 Book Show, Alysia Duckler Gallery, Portland, OR
1999 Invitational Figure Drawing Show, Art Department Gallery, Rock Creek Community
College, Portland, OR
1998 Accomplices: Memory and Metaphor, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
1998 Hallie Ford Museum, Willamette University, Salem, OR
1997 Accomplices: Memory and Metaphor, Oregon Biennial, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
1997 Behind Closed Doors, Flanders Street Lofts, Portland, OR
1997 Figurative Artists, Margo Jacobsen Gallery, Portland, OR
1994 The Language of Unity, American, Israeli, and Palestinian
collaboration with Suzanne Klotz, Itzu Rimmer, and Yacoub Al-Kurd,
Interstate Firehouse, Cultural Center, Portland, OR (catalog)
1993 Visions of Unity, an invitational multicultural exhibition in collaboration
with Israeli artist Ytzhak Greenfield, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
1991 Fine Art for Fine Causes, invitational, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
1990 Paper, Papel, Papier in the Round, Fine Arts Center, Tempe, AZ

PUBLIC ART
2005-06 Mind Moves Matter, Oregon Arts Commission, History Chronicles with Carol
Sherman. Dixon Recreation Center, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR.
Two collages with multiple historical images, 36 x 48 inches.
2001 Reflections, Phoenix Arts Commission, Phoenix, AZ
2001 Addendum to Cordova Gardens, Phoenix, AZ.
2000-1 Design Team Roster, Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portland, OR
1999 Earth Time, permanent installation, Center Green Building, Boulder, CO
With Jeanne Fetterman, architect, mining as metaphor. Copper and found
Objects embedded in columns, Seven collages, from 15" x 20" to 40" x 60".
1998 Cordova Gardens, Phoenix Arts Commission, Phoenix, AZ.
With Michael Dollin, landscape architect. Half mile of median strip
(31st Ave. and Bethany Home Rd.): sculpture with found and fabricated
components, including telephone poles; colored concrete with embedded,
inscribed, and etched surfaces; cast bronze circles with images, landscaping

AWARDS (Selected)
2012 Purchase, Visual Chronical Collection, Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portland, OR
2012 Professional Development Grant, , Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portland, OR
2008 Oregon Art Beat, filming and televised broadcast of the exhibition, Hidden Stories, at The Art Gym, followed by a painting session and interview, OPB, Portland, OR
2008 Painting's Edge, Idyllwild, CA. Selected for painting residency involving discussions with and critiques by Pat Stier, Fred Tomaselli, Peter Plagens, Mark Bradford, Beatriz Milhazes, Andy Moses, Leslie Shows, Ben Weiner, and Laurie Fendrich
2007 Project Grant, Regional Arts and Culture Council for Hidden Stories: Paintings by Trude Parkinson and David Airhart, an exhibition of double-sided paintings and catalog at The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR
2006 1st place award, double-sided paintings, Norwest Culture Council, Chicago, IL
2006 Guest artist on web site featuring artists from Worpswede, Germany
2004-5 Heitland Foundation, Celle, Germany. Stipend for painting residency, Worpswede, Germany, July - November 2005
2004-5 Oregon Arts Commission Individual Artist Fellowship, Oregon Arts Commission,
Salem OR.
2003 Purchase Award, Portland Community College, Portland, OR
1998 Crescordia Award, award for artistic and environmental excellence in public art
for Cordova Gardens project, Phoenix, AZ
1992 Professional Development Award, Arizona Commission on the Arts for a Fresco
workshop with Steven Pope Dimitroff, Lucienne Bloch, and Sandro Martini,
Kala Institute, Berkeley, CA
1991 Professional Development Award, Arizona Commission on the Arts for a Fresco
workshop, Kala Institute, Berkeley, CA
1990 Professional Development Award, Arizona Commission on the Arts, and scholarship
from Santa Fe Institute of Fine Arts to attend the Master Artist Program with
Nancy Graves, Santa Fe Institute of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM

CURATING
2007 Curator, with Terri Hopkins, Unexpected Watercolor, University of Seattle, Seattle, WA
2005 Curator, with Terri Hopkins, Unexpected Watercolor, Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst,OR. An exhibition of contemporary artists on the west coast who explore unconventional approaches to watercolor.
1994 Curator, The Language of Unity, Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center, Portland, OR

PUBLIC ART
2005-6 Mind Moves Matter, Oregon Arts Commission History Chronicles with Carol Sherman. Dixon Recreation Center, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. Two collages with multiple historical images, 36” x 48” each.
2001 Reflections, Phoenix Arts Commission, Phoenix, AZ. Addendum to Cordova Gardens, Phoenix, Arizona. Objects in a wall on the theme of reflection..
2000-1 Design Team Roster, Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portland, OR
1999 Earth Time, permanent installation, Center Green Building, Boulder, CO. With Jeanne Fetterman, architect, mining as metaphor. Copper and found objects embedded in columns. Seven collages, from 15” x 20” to 40” x 60”.
1998 Crescordia Award, State of Arizona. With Michael Dollin, landscape architect, for Cordova Gardens. Arizona Commission on the Arts, Phoenix AZ. Artistic and environmental excellence in public art.
1998 Cordova Gardens, Phoenix Arts Commission, Phoenix, AZ. With Michael Dollin, landscape architect. Half mile of median strip (31st Ave. and Bethany Home Rd.): sculpture with found and fabricated components, including telephone poles; colored concrete with embedded, inscribed, and etched surfaces; cast bronze circles with images; landscaping.

TELEVISION (Selected)
2008 Oregon Art Beat, filming and televised broadcast of the exhibition, Hidden Stories, at The Art Gym, followed by a painting session and interview, OPB, Portland,
1998 Cordova Gardens, Televised documentary, on community involvement in a public art project, Phoenix Arts Commission and Channel 11, Phoenix, AZ
1989 Arizona Artforms, series exploring individual artists art forms. One of 20 selected Arizona artist. PBS (KAET), Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
2010 Studio Visit, Museum of Contemporary Craft (String of Pearls), Portland, OR
2009 Thesis Review Committee, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
2009 Advisor to Thesis, Independent Study students, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR
2005 Curatorial essay for Unexpected Watercolors, Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR and CoCA, Seattle, WA
2005 Panel member for the Oregon Arts Commission to select artists for the Helen Gordon Child Development Center at Portland State University, Portland, OR
2003 Collages read as poetry, Soapstone Artist Colony, Portland, OR
2003 Four lectures on double-sided paintings, Portland Community Colleges, Portland, OR
2001 Artist’s talk, Grace, Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR
2000-1 Mentor for immigrant Cuban artist, Victor Palenzuela, Artist Mentorship Program, International Resource Center of Oregon, Portland, OR
1999 Panel member for the Regional Arts and Culture Council, to select artists for the Multnomah County Building artwork and artist residencies, Portland, OR
1996 Lecture, slide show, Mnemonics, Linfield College, McMinnville, OR.
1995 Juror, public art competition, Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portland, OR
1994 Panel Discussion, "Collaboration in the Arts and Humanities as a Model for Cultural Concerns," Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center, Portland, OR
1991 Studio tour, Scottsdale Cultural Council, Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, AZ
1991 Juror, public art grant proposals, Tempe Arts Commission, Tempe, AZ
1990 Lecture, "Mixed Media," Art Department, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
1988 Guest Artist, Contemporary Art Forum, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ

RELATED EXPERIENCE
2009- Instructor, Art Department, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR
1997 (2-D Design, Color Theory, Watercolor, Drawing, Painting)
1997-05 Instructor, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR. (Mixed Media, Watercolor)
1994-03 Visiting artist, Visual Arts Program, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ (Painting)
1991 Visiting artist, Pyramid Atlantic Press, Washington, D.C. (Collage)
1988-01 Faculty Associate, Art Department, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ (Watercolor)

BIBLIOGRAPHY, CATALOGS
2015 Yewjournal, an online journal of innovative writing and images by women.
2014 "Trude Parkinson: Elusives," Richard Speer, Willamette Week, September 16
2014 "Elusives," catalogue to document exhibition, Helzer Gallery, Portland Community College at Rock Creek, Portland, OR
2007 "Trude Parkinson: Sightings and Passages." A catalogue of paintings from the exhibition Hidden Stories: Paintings by Trude Parkinson and David Airhart. Essay:"The Transit of Memory" by Victoria Ellison. Published by The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR
2007 Blake, Victoria. "An Odd Duet of Styles," Victoria Blake. (December)
2005 Holz, Donate. "Auf Wegen der Vergangenheit," Wumme-Zeitung, Worpswede, Germany. (November)
2005 Allen, Lois. "’Reverberations‘ at Nine Gallery," Artweek. (September)
2004 Boas, Pat. "Core Sample," catalog. Clear Cut Press, Astoria, OR.
2004 "Oregon Arts Commission Announces Visual Arts Fellowships," Oregon Arts Commission, Salem, Oregon. (July)
2004 "Philadelphia Arts," Art Guide, Philadelphia, PA (May).
2003 Boas, Pat. "’Reallegories‘ at Belmont Factory," Artweek. (October)
2003 D.K. Row. "Riding the Art Train," The Oregonian, Portland, OR (September)
2001 "Grace," The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR. Essay by guest curator, Sarah Ellen Taylor. (April-May)
1997 "Oregon Biennial," Monograph, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
1997 Row, D.K. "Can Do Kanjo," Willamette Week, Portland, OR (August)
1997 Gragg, Randy. "Art for Biennial: A Fresh Look," The Oregonian, Portland, OR. (July)
1997 Row, D.K. "And the Winners are…," Willamette Week, Portland, OR (July)
1994 "Language of Unity," exhibition catalog of collaborative work with curatorial essays, Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center, Portland, OR
1992 Pyne, Lynn. "Brush With Greatness," Phoenix Gazette, Phoenix, AZ (March)
1991 Decker, Kiana. "Galeria Mesa’s ‘Finders Keepers’ Creates Art from Discards, Mesa Tribune, Mesa, AZ
1989 Poster for Arizona Artforms series, KAET, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.
1986 Peck, Susan. "Bits and Pieces Come Together in Imaginative Collages," Arizona Daily Wildcat, Tucson, AZ. (February)
1986 Cortright, Barbara, "Phoenix/Scottsdale Letter," Artspace, Scottsdale, AZ (March)

GALLERY AFFILIATIONS (Selected)
2010-2013 Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2007-2008 Margo Jacobsen Art Dealer/Gallery, Portland, OR
2004-2005 Pringle Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1998-2004 Alysia Duckler Gallery, Portland, OR
1985-1988 Elaine Horwitch Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ; Sedona, AZ; Palm Springs, CA