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CV / RESUME

Clarissa Callesen 

Born 1971

Represented by i.e. Gallery, Edison, WA

 

Solo Exhibitions

2018  Fertile Remnants, two site-specific textiles and found object installations, Surel’s Place, Boise, ID

2017  Pliable Ore, Good Earth Pottery, Bellingham, WA

2016  Parts of the Whole, Social Fabric, Bellingham, WA

2016  O Horizon, Creative Spaces, Bellingham, WA

2013  Odd Birds, Tasty Gallery, Seattle, WA

2011  Gathering and Looking Forward, Burning Man, Gerlach, NV

2010  Rust and Heartache, Covet Gallery,  Bellingham, WA

2008  Oddities, Good Earth Pottery, Bellingham, WA

 

Installations

2018  Unbalanced Trails, Surge exhibit, Museum of Northwest Art, Laconner, WA

2018  Fertile Remnants, two site-specific textile and found object installation, Surel’s Place, Boise, ID

2017  Perceived Value, site-specific found object installation, Brush Creek Artist Residency, Saratoga, WY

2017  The Weight, Found object installation in Folk art environment, East Jesus, Niland, CA

2017  Our Lady, Found object installation in Folk art environment, East Jesus, Niland, CA

2013  What do you Believe? 8’x22’ mixed media installation, Burning Man, Gerlach, NV

2010  Sagrado, Interactive Installation, Seattle Erotic Art Festival, Seattle, WA (Viewers’ Choice Award)

 

Group Exhibitions

2018  Indra’s Net, two-person show, i.e.Gallery, Edison, WA

2018  Fresh, i.e.Gallery, Edison, WA

2018  Art at the Port, Anacortes, WA

2017  O Horizon, i.e.Gallery, Edison, WA

2017  Organic Reaction, Allied Arts Gallery, Bellingham, WA

2016  Art at the Port, Anacortes, WA

2013  Rare, Allied Arts Gallery,  Bellingham, WA

2011  Juried Art Series, Allied Arts Gallery, Bellingham, WA

2010  Cabinet of Curiosities, Seattle Erotic Art Festival, Seattle, WA (Invited Artist)

2009  Indulge Your Senses, Seattle Erotic Art Festival, Seattle, WA

2008  Seattle Erotic Arts Festival  Seattle, WA

1993  Annual Student Show, Skagit Valley College  Mt.Vernon, WA (1st place)

1992  Annual Student Show, Skagit Valley College   Mt.Vernon, WA (1st place)

 

Residencies

2018  Surel’s Place, Boise, ID

2017  Artist in Resident East Jesus Art Garden, Niland, CA

2017  Playa Residency Program, Summer Lake, OR

2017  Brush Creek Foundation of the Arts, Saratoga, WY

 

Publications

2014  Article, Chaos Journaling by Clarissa Callesen, Art Journaling Quarterly spring issue

2014  Book contributor, Art Without Waste by Patty Wongpakdee

2012  Article, Art Doll Makeover by Clarissa Callesen, Art Doll Quarterly Spring issue

2012  Article, Bride Challenge, Art Doll Quarterly Summer issue

2011  Article, Don’t Box Me In by Clarissa Callesen, Art Doll Quarterly fall issue

2009  Book contributor, Who’s Your DADA by Linda and Opie O’Brien

 

Teaching

2018  Art and Soul Retreat, Portland, OR

2017  Art and Soul Retreat, Portland, OR

2016  Art and Soul Retreat,  Portland, OR

2015  Art and Soul Retreat, Virginia Beach, VA 

2014  Art and Soul Retreat,  Portland, OR,  

2014  All Doll Are Art Conference, Austin, TX

2014  Create Conference, Seattle, WA

2013  Art and Soul Retreat, Virginia Beach, VA 

2013  Art Unraveled, Phoenix,  AZ

2013  Art is You, Petaluma, CA

2012  Artfest, Pt Townsend, WA

2012  Art and Soul Retreat,  Portland, OR

2012  Create Conference, Irvine, CA  

 2012  Art Unraveled, Phoenix, AZ

 

Education

2016  Professional Mentorship with Lisa Kokin

2005-2014 Studied under:  Michael Demeng, Melissa Manley, Lynn Perella, Susan Lenart Kazmer,

      John Wipple, Linda O’Brien, Jenny Doh, Leslie Riley

2000  Studio Potter Apprenticeship with Carly Ramsey

1994  Tattoo Apprenticeship

1993  AA Skagit Valley College with focus in studio art