RITA ROBILLARD

EDUCATION
MFA, University of California, Berkeley, CA, 1979-1981
BA, University of California, Berkeley, CA 1977-1979 Honors
Cooper Union, Fine Arts, New York, NY 1962-1966

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016 Polarities: Patterns in Time, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2016 Here and Then: Timeless Migrations, Kitteridge Gallery, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA
2014 Renewing Time, Caressing the Moment, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2013 And Then Again…, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2009 The Lookout/Outlook, Littman Gallery, Smith Center, PSU, Portland, OR
2006 The Oregon Breast Center, Beaverton, OR
2004 Arranging Experiences, Glenn & Viola Walters Cultural Arts Center, Hillsboro, OR
2003 Wandering, Lorinda Knight Gallery, Spokane, WA
2002 Governor’s Office, State Capital, Salem, OR, at the invitation of the Oregon Arts Council, Salem, OR
2002 Coming West to Meet the East, WSU Vancouver Center Gallery, Vancouver, WA
2001 Time and Place, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR (catalogue)
1998 Essence and Artifice: Visual Images of Spokane, Lorinda Knight Gallery, Spokane, WA
1997 The Garden, the Park, and the Fall from Grace, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY
1991 Windows, Gallery II, Fine Art Center, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
1990 Windows, Wentz Gallery, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
1987 Spirit Ground, Scripps College Gallery, Claremont, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016 Nature as Metaphor, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR (curated by Rita Robillard and Christy Wyckoff)
2015 Now on View: Recent Acquisitions of Prints & Drawings, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
2015 Prints by Augen Gallery Artists, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2014 Woman and Print: A Contemporary View, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont, CA (catalogue)
2014 Included on Whitney Biennial's off-site piece, Artist's Monument...392,486 names of artists by Tony Tasset, NY
2014 New Work by Gallery Artists, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2012 Sitka Invitational, Forestry Center, Portland, OR
2012 Kalassal, Arts Residency Exhibition, Berkeley, CA
2008 Place and Time, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Scripps College (catalogue)
2007 Art in Embassy Program, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea 5 works (catalogue)
2004 Biosphere, The Art Center, Saratoga Springs, NY (three-person invitational)
2004 The Gorge Park, Lorinda Knight, Spokane, WA
2003 The Journey’s End, Astoria, OR; winner of the Clark Award
2003 Print Arts Northwest, Portland, OR; Time and Place featured series
2002 Southern Oregon University, Carnegie Art Center, Rogue Gallery, Medford, OR; traveling group print exhibition
2002 Facing Faces, Hyundai Art Gallery, Ulsan, Korea
2000 Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR; group introduction
2000 Disintegration: Contemporary Landscape, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
2000 Open Walls, Portland Institute of Contemporary Art (PICA), Portland, OR
2000 The 21st Century: New Paradigm, Museo Gallery, University of Ulsan,
2000 South Korea; traveled to Kyushu Sangyo University; Portland State University (catalogue)
1999 Art in Embassies, US Department of State, Yaounde, Cameroon
1999 Ashland University, Print Invitational, Coburn Art Gallery, Ashland, OH
1999 Cairns, Quilts, Contact, Ink People Gallery, Eureka, CA (invitational)
1999 School of Arts and Academics, Vancouver, WA (invitational)
1998 Pacific Intercultural Print Project; traveled to China National Academy of Fine Arts, Hongzhou
Jurors: G. Gilkey and Susan Fillin-Yeh
1998 Governor's Gallery, Capitol Museum, Olympia, WA
1998 Works on Paper, New York Armory with Samson Fine Art; New York, NY
1998 Local Press, Kittredge Gallery, Tacoma, WA (invitational)
1997 Summer Solstice, Lorinda Knight Gallery, Spokane, WA
1997 Willard Gallery, Kansas State Univ., Manhattan, KS (invitational)
1997 Northwest Print Council Gallery, Portland, OR
1997 Histories and Legacies, Worth Ryder Gallery, UC Berkeley, CA (invitational)
1997 Northwest Visions; invitational; traveling to: USIS Serviço de Divulagação and Relações Culturais dos EUA, São Paulo, Brazil.,Fundaçào Cultural de Curitiba Museu da Gravura, Curitiba, Brazil
Pierce College Gallery, Lakewood, WA (juried)
1997 Art Concepts, Walnut Creek Civic Center Gallery, CA
1995 Un Marco por la Tierra, Museum of Contemporary Art, Santiago, Chile; Curator: Ernesto Muño
1995 Contemporary Prints, National '95, Northern Arizona University Art Museum, Flagstaff, AZ - Curator: Richard Beasley
1995 Fallen Timber, Tacoma Art Museum, WA - Curator: Greg Bell
1994 Artists Talk on Art, Panels on Contemporary Art, How Artists Use Video, The Lookout, Fulcrum Gallery, New York, NY
1994 Exquisite Drawing: Lines of Correspondence, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland
1994 The American Print Alliance, Tirana, Albania; lecture
1993 Yes, in my back yard? A portrait of the nuclear age, past present and future, Curator: Helen Slade, Allied Arts Gallery, Richland, WA
1993 Residency exhibition, Lacoste School of the Arts, Lacoste, France
1992 Casting Light; Acknowledging the Shadow, A Tribute to Sylvia Lark, Curator: Barbara Coddington, Museum of Art, WSU, Pullman, WA
1992 Cooper Union Alumni Exhibition, Light Solutions East, New York, NY
1992 The Apocalyptic Vision, curated by Judith Brodsky; Rutgers University. Arts Festival, Walters Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ; reviewed
1992 Relief Prints, NWPC, The Haynes Fine Arts Gallery, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT
1991 Northwest Printmakers in Washington, State Museum Program, State Capital, Olympia, WA
1991 Exhibition ’91, Berkeley Art Center Association, Berkeley, CA Jurors: Archana Horsting, Nathan Oliveria and Lawrence Rindler
1991 5th Palouse Annual, Pullman, WA Juror: Shawn Elwood
1991 Northwest Prints, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR; traveled to - University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, Boise State University, Boise, ID, The Visual Arts Center, Anchorage, AK. Curators: Mary Priester, Vickie Halper and George Johanson

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:
Banco do Itú, São Paulo
Brooklyn Museum Library, Brooklyn, NY
Clorox Corporation, Oakland, CA
Consolidated Capital, Emeryville, CA
Cooper-Hewitt Museum, New York, NY
The David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
Flaxman Library, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Franklin Furnace, New York, NY
Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, CT
Kalá Institute, Berkeley, CA
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
MIT Library, Cambridge, MA
Museu da Gravura, Curitiba, Brazil
Museum of Modern Art Library, New York, NY
National Museum of American Art of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
National Academy of Fine Art, Hongzhou, China
New York Public Library, Prints (Main Library), New York, NY
Newark Public Library, Newark, NJ
Newport Art Museum, RI
North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, ND
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Rhode Island Museum of Art, Providence, RI
The Visual Chronicle of Portland, Regional Arts & Culture Council, Portland, OR
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Flaxman Library, Chicago, IL
Gordon & Vivian Gilkey Collection, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, OR
Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont, CA
Washington State University Museum of Art, Pullman, WA
Whitney Museum of American Art Library, New York, NY
Yale University, Art and Architecture Library, New Haven, CT

PUBLICATIONS
The Artist’s Guide to Grant Writing, Gigi Rosenberg. Watson-Gupitll Publication, 2010,
(cited four times)
"Towards the Radical Reconstruction of Art Education," Leonardo, Journal of the International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology Planetary Collegium, co-authored with Dr. Deborah Haynes and Mike Mandel. Vol. 31 No.3, pp 187-193,1998
Frontiers: A Journal of Women's Studies, Fall 1997 Cover image for the Eco Feminist Issue, edited by Noël Sturgeon
"Can the West Be Saved?" Universe, Fall 1994, Image
"Listening to Ridley Walker," Universe, 1992, Page 17
Fine Arts, WSU Newsletter. Cover photo and article
"The Process of Creation," Universe. An image and an article
"A Chorus of Voices," Universe, Spring 1991, Cover image
California Printmaker, Harold Paris, 1984, Cover article
California Printmaker, Interview with Kathan Brown of Crown Point. Press co- interviewer

REVIEWS AND LISTINGS:
Willamette Week, February 14, 2013, reviewed by Richard Speer
KBOO interview, February 26, 2013 with Eva Lake
Art in America, May 2002 reviewed by Sue Taylor
Art Papers, April 2002 review by Pat Boas
The New York Times, July 6, 1997, Listing
The New Yorker, July 21,1997, Listing
Art Now, The New York Gallery Guide, Summer 1997, Listings
The Villager, July 2, 1997, p.18, Photo and description
CAA News, July/August 1997, Photo and listings
Reflex, The Northwest's Form On the Visual Arts, "The View East," Deborah Haynes, November 1995, Vol. 9, No. 10. Photo
Artweek, Elisabeth Bryant, Fallen Timber, February 5, 1995
El Diario, Pedro Labowiitz, October 17, 1994, Santiago, Chile
La epoch, Waldemar Sommer En el Museo de Arte Contempraneo, October 23,1994
El Mecurio de Santiago, Arte Ecológico en Museo De Arte Contemporaneo, September 27, 1994
La Nación, No Olivide Que... September 29, 1994
Visions Art Quarterly, Los Angeles, CA, Review of Windows by Deborah Haynes, March 1992, Photo
The Daily Evergreen, "The Arts" by Laura Cameron, Photo and review of The Lookout. October 7, 1993
Moscow-Pullman Daily News, Colors on Display, Reviewed by Murf Raqet, Color photo and review
The Home News, The Arts & Entertainment Section, New Brunswick, NJ, July 7 & 21, 1991, by
Evelyn Apgar
The Ashbury Park Press, NJ, July 18, 1991, Tova Navarra
The Star Ledger, Newark NJ, July 19, 1991, Listing
Idahonian/The Daily News, Vera White, June 1990
Lewiston Tribune, Review by John McCarthy, May 25, 1990
Lewiston Tribune, Feature article by John McCarthy, September 1989
"Artist Proof," New Northwest Printmakers, Fall 1987
The Oakland Tribune, Charles Shere, September 9, 1986
The Tulsa Tribune, Caroline Johnson, 1986
Artweek, Photograph of "Lavender Blue," January 28, 1984
The Contra Costa Times, Carol Fowler, August 5, 1981
The Berkeley Graduate, Britta Siogren, March, 1981
"The Facts of Association, "The Daily Californian, Cathy Curtis, February 6, 1981
The Independent Gazette, Cathy Curtis, July 8, 1981
Sunday Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle, Cathy Curtis, March 1, 1981
University Art Museum Calendar, July 8, 1981
The Sacramento Bee, Victoria Dalkey, 1979
KQED TV Focus, photo of installation of work, Berkeley Art Museum, August 1980

CATALOGUES AND BOOKS:
Place and Time, with essay by Sue Taylor for the Williason Gallery exhibition, 2008
Time and Place, with essay by Susan Fillin-Yeh, 2002
The 21st Century: New Paradigm, University of Ulsan, 2000
Northwest Visions, São Paulo & Curitiba Brazil, 1996
Contemporary Prints, National Invitational '95 Richard E. Beasley Art Museum and Gallery, Northern Arizona University
Fallen Timber, Greg Bell, Tacoma Art Museum, 1995
Un Marco Por La Tierra, Proyecto de Integración Latinoamérica de Arte y Ecología, Antonio Baggio, 1995
19th Harper National Exhibition, 1995, p.9
U.S./U.K. Print Connection, Mich Kohn, Juror, 1989. The Hanga Annual 1986
54th Exhibition of Japanese Print Association - Kathan Brown, Juror
Connected by Nature - ProArts, Oakland, CA, 1986, Sylvia Lark, Curator
Coastal Currents, Corpus Christi, TX, 1981, A California/New York Exhibition
Printed by Women - A National Exhibition of Photographs and Prints, 1983
Contemporary California Prints, San Jose Museum of Art and Richard Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis, CA, 1985
Prints USA Traveling Exhibition, 1984-86: San Francisco, National Museum Singapore; National Gallery, Bangkok; Amerika Haus, Berlin; Malmo Konsthall, Sweden; Miesio Carrillo Gil, México
Wholes & Pieces, illustrations for the poet Judi K. Ellish, The Bright Medusa Press, 1976

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES VISITING ARTIST, PANELS AND LECTURES
2014 Panel for Digital Technologies and Printmaking" symposium. Moderated by Susan Tallman, editor of Art in Print. Scripps College, Claremont, CA
2014 Artists Art Talk Series, Portland Art Museum, "Reading art through culture and history: Ray Saunders' Assemblage"
2008 Panel for “Place in Time” Williamson Gallery, Scripps College
2007 Oregon Art Commission, jury for the Omdine PSU Housing
2005 Artist in Resident, Computer Lab and artist lecture, University of Minnesota, Duluth
2003-‘08 Portland Art Museum, Gilkey Center for Prints and Drawing, Board member
2001 Juror, Regional Arts & Culture Council, 39 Street Firehouse
2001-‘02 Juror, Oregon Arts Commission, Arts Industry Development Grant
2000 Juror, Regional Arts & Culture Council, First Visual Arts Fellowship for Individual Artists; Juror for the Corvallis Art Center/Linn Benter Council for the Arts Annual Juried Exhibition
1999 The Art of Collecting creator and panelist for this public forum for the Portland Rose Festival, with Kate Bonansinga writer with the Willamette Week and Cecil Quintana, gallery owner
1998 Juror, Port of Portland Building, RACC, Portland, OR
Visiting Artist, talk Essence & Artifice, Scripps College, CA
1996 Virtually Tactile, Art at the intersection of the Virtual and Material World
Co-chair with Norie Sato, CAA Boston Conference panel
1995 City College of New York, individual graduate critiques, demonstrations and visiting artist lecture. CD-ROM on “Printmaking Techniques and Artists” forthcoming; I am included for my work in positive plate photo lithography; sponsored by a New York State Grant, CCNY
Collaborative Works in Contemporary Art, Whitman College, Walla Walla,WA
Panel discussion with Mark Anderson, Walla Walla Foundry, James Lavador, Crow Shadow Institute, Peggy Prentice, U. of O, Frank Boyden, independent artist, and Keiko Hara
1992 WARNING: Not Attending this Session May Be Hazardous to Your Health, Southern Graphics 1992 Conference, Knoxville, TN, Invited Speaker
Casting Light; Acknowledging The Shadow, A Tribute to Sylvia Lark, co–curator with Barbara Coddington for the WSU Museum of Art
Bradley University, Peoria, IL. Visiting Artist
1991 Pacific Northwest College of Art, Workshop & visiting Artist
Presenter, Creating a Safe Printmaking Studio, for the Northwest Print Councils Annual Meeting, Bozeman, MT
Panel, Creators or Destroyers: Ethics, the Environment and Art Materials, College Art Association, Washington, DC
Co-Chair with Jo Hockenhull, Votives for Cary
Inland and Island, curator print exhibition for Northwest Print Council, Gallery II, Pullman, WA
KWSU Radio interview with Bill Morlock
University of Hawaii, Manoa. lecture, visiting artist
Artist Teaching, forum with Mary O'Neill, U.C. Berkeley, Barbara Hammer, Video Artist, Women's Caucus for Art Kalá Institute, Berkeley, CA. Photo printmaking workshops

AWARDS/GRANTS/RESIDENCIES
2014 O’Brien Distinguished Visiting Professor scholars-in-residence, November, Scripps College, Claremont, CA
2012 Kala Institute Artist in Residency, 3 months, Berkeley, CA
2011-2012 Sitka Center for Art and Ecology Residency, 3 months, Otis, OR
2008 Faculty Enhancement Grant, PSU
2008 Oregon Arts Commission Career Opportunity Grant
2003 The Journey’s End National Exhibition about Lewis and Clark, The Clark Award
2003 The Artist’s Enclave, I Park, two-week residency, East Haddam, CT
1996 CAA Mentor Grant for travel to Boston CAA Conference with graduate student Kyung Kong who was awarded the 1996 Protégé Grant
1996 Completion Grant, Iris Prints
1995 Initiation Grant for Electronic Imaging, Washington State University, College of Liberal Arts, Pullman, WA
1994 Completion Grant, Washington State University
1994 Summer School Grant for visiting artist's studios for Art on Location class in New York City; Artist's Studio visits to Robert Blackburn and the Printmaking Workshop, Shirin Neshat, The Art and Architecture Storefront, and Robert Kushner's studio New York
1992 Lacoste Residency, Southern France, studio, living quarters, stipend
1990 Dorland Mountain Arts Colony, Temecula, CA. (A two-month residency awarded on Nature Conservancy land to draw and complete a series of prints)
1990 Completion Grant, for photolithography
1990 Summer Stipend, Washington State University
1989 Initiation Grant, Washington State University, photo printmaking
1989 Grant-in-Aid, Water based screen printing and computer application in printmaking
1985 Print Award, California State Fair
1980 Photo Printmaking Darkroom Grant, Co-Author, U.C. Berkeley
1980 Art & Technology Support Grant, Via Video

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
1998-present Portland State University, Department of Art, Portland, OR
Chair, 1998-2001; Graduate MFA Chair 2005-07 and Graduate Faculty 2000-2008.
Teach drawing and mixed-media, professional practice and graduate seminars.
Teaching Excellence Award 2006.
1986-1998 Washington State University, Fine Arts Department, Pullman, WA
Assistant to Full Professor; Undergraduate Coordinator & Head of Printmaking
Taught Printmaking, Figure Drawing, Seminars & Art on Location, a week in NYC
Member of the Graduate Faculty from 1987
1993 Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
New Genre Printmaking with computer imaging: “Billboards, Zines and Artist’s Books”
1992 School of the Arts, Lacoste, France
1985-1982 Chabot Valley College, Livermore, CA, Adjunct Instructor (Drawing)
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA (Photo Printmaking)
UC Davis, Davis, CA, (Figure drawing and photo printmaking)