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M O N I K A   J.  L E M M O N

3010 S Delaware St, Englewood, CO 80110(509) 307-1107 monika@monikalemmon.com  www.mlteachingportfolio.com

 

Education

2013-2016           MFA-Painting & Sculpture, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID              

2003-2007           BFA-Metals & Jewelry, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

2004-2005           National Exchange Student-Glassblowing, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI

2000-2002           Associates of Arts, Yakima Valley Community College, Yakima, WA

 

Professional Experience & Residency

2015                        Takt Kunst Projektraum, Berlin, Germany: Artist Residency

2008-2011           Savoy Studios, Portland OR: Glassblowing and Metal Shop Assistant

2007                        Conspirators in Metal, Gallery One, Ellensburg, WA: Curator

 

Selected Awards

2015      GPSA Travel Grant, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID

2015      Harriet Shrontz Scholarship, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID

2012      Sheryl Hahn Award, Central Washington Artist's Exhibition, Larson Gallery, Yakima, WA

                 Best of Show, 45th Annual Juried Art Exhibit, Peggy Lewis Gallery, Yakima, WA

                 Fern Sorensen Best in Handwork, Adorn the Form, Larson Gallery, Yakima, WA

2006      Phineaus Arthur, Central Washington Artist Exhibition, Larson Gallery, Yakima, WA

2005      Honorable Mention, Central Washington Artist Exhibition, Larson Gallery, Yakima, WA

2003      Honorable Mention, CWU Student Exhibition, Sarah Spurgeon Gallery, Ellensburg, WA    

2001      Best of Show, YVCC Student and Faculty Exhibition, Larson Gallery, Yakima, WA

 

Selected Solo & Two Person Exhibitions

2017      C2 Gallery, Denver, CO (Upcoming-June)

2015      Nectar, Moscow, ID

2014      Reflections Gallery, Moscow, ID

                 Oak Hollow Gallery, Yakima, WA

2012      Water Avenue Commerce Center, Portland, OR

                 Radio Room, Portland, OR

                 5 North, Yakima, WA

                 The Seasons, Yakima, WA

2011      Corragio Group, Portland, OR

 

Selected Exhibitions

2016      Dark and Obscure, The Art Gym, Denver, CO

2016      Amalgam, University of Idaho Pritchard Gallery, Moscow, ID

2015      Blickpunkt/Viewpoint, Takt Gallery, Berlin Germany (Curated)

MFA in Progress Exhibition, Ridenbaugh Gallery, Moscow, ID (Curated)    

2014      University of Idaho MFA Exhibition, WSU Museum of Art: Gallery 2, Pullman, WA (Curated)

2012      Central Washington Artist's Exhibition, Larson Gallery, Yakima, WA (Juried)

                 Fifty Squared, Peggy Lewis Gallery, Allied Arts, Yakima, WA (Curated)

                 45th Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Peggy Lewis Gallery, Allied Arts Yakima, WA (Juried)

                 Adorn the Form, Larson Gallery, Yakima, WA (Juried)

2011      Pacific Northwest Art Annual, Cultural Forum, Eugene, OR (Juried)

2009      The Senses, 100th Monkey Studio, Portland, OR (Curated)

2007      Conspirators in Metal, Gallery One, Ellensburg, WA (Curated)

2006      Central Washington Artist Exhibition, Larson Gallery, Yakima, WA (Juried)

2005      Central Washington Artist Exhibition, Larson Gallery, Yakima, WA (Juried)

2003      CWU Student Exhibition, Sarah Spurgeon Gallery, Ellensburg, WA (Juried)

 

Volunteer Experience

2012-2013           Larson Gallery Board of Directors, Yakima, WA: Publicity and Exhibitions Committees

2012                        Ready by Five, Yakima, WA: Adult ESL Conversation Partner

2011                        Space Craft Mission to Arts, Portland, OR: Summer Youth Workshops

 

 

 

Teaching Experience

2017                        Affiliate Faculty, Metropolitan State University, Denver, CO: Art Foundations (Drawing)

2017                        Youth Arts Instructor, Foothills Recreation District, Littleton, CO

2016                        Instructor of Record, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID: Beginning Sculpture

2013-2016           Instructor of Record, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID: Art & Design Foundations

(Drawing I, Drawing as Integrated Design Thinking, Design Processes)

2013-2016           Teaching Assistant, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID: (Contemporary Art Theory, Figure Drawing, Mixed Media, Art Education, Senior Thesis)

 

Lectures/Workshops Given

2015      Visiting Artist Lecture, Symbolizing in Chains, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID

2014      Visiting Artist Lecture, The Body is Connected, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID

 

Collections

Larson Gallery Permanent Collection, Yakima, WA

Doug and Laurie Kanyer Private Collection, Yakima, WA

Chelsea Cain Private Collection, Portland, OR