ERIK SANDGREN
born 1952, Corvallis, OR
811 N. Thornton St., Aberdeen, WA 98520
phone h. (360) 538-0716 c. (360) 581-1305
sandgrencotnoir@reachone.com
http://eriksandgren.com/

EDUCATION AND SPECIAL STUDY
1987 Dartmouth College Summer Seminar in English Romanticism
Hanover, New Hampshire; National Endowment for the Humanities
1977 Cornell University Ithaca, New York
MFA painting and printmaking
Yale College New Haven, Connecticut
BA magna cum laude with distinction in art

GRANTS AND AWARDS
2007 Faculty Excellence Development Grant Grays Harbor College
2006 Artist in Residence Rochefort-en-Terre: Brittany, France
Alfred and Trafford Klotts Residency Program, Maryland Institute College of Art
2003 Artist in Residence Rochefort-en-Terre: Brittany, France
Alfred and Trafford Klotts Residency Program, Maryland Institute College of Art
2002 Faculty Excellence Development Grant Grays Harbor College
2001 Betty Brose Art About Agriculture Purchase Award Oregon State University
2000 Faculty Excellence Development Grant Grays Harbor College
1998 President’s Award for Faculty Excellence Grays Harbor College
1997 The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival
Meritorious Achievement Award for Set Design for Lady in Black
1995-6 Fulbright Program Teaching Exchange to Hastings, England
Hastings College of Art and Technologies
1992 Grant for Artist Projects from Artist Trust: A Resource for Washington.
1988 Meritorious Service Award Chesapeake College
1987 National Endowment for the Humanities Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Summer Seminar in English Romantic Literature and the Visual Arts
1980 Oregon Committee for the Humanities Research and Project Grant
1975-7 Graduate Fellowship Cornell University
1974-5 Tuition Scholarship Yale College
1974 Ellen Battell – Stoeckel Scholarship Yale at Norfolk School for Music and Art

SELECTED SOLO AND INVITATIONAL EXHIBITIONS
2013 Schrager/Clarke Gallery Eugene, OR
Art Adventure Gallery Madras, OR: Iconography of Light
University of Portland Native Influences: Northwest, Longview, WA
Lower Columbia Community College
2012 Print Arts Northwest touring print exhibitions
Port Angeles Fine Art Center Port Angeles, WA: Ghost Stories
North Seattle Community College 30th Anniversary travelling Exhibit: Crosscurrents
Giustina Gallery Oregon State University, Corvallis,OR: Ancient Americas
The Galleryat Pinckney Ct , COCC, Bend OR Artists of Oregon 1940’s to Present
Karin Clarke Gallery Eugene, OR Recent Work
Oregon Invitational Plein Air Paint- Out Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
The Arts Center Corvallis ,OR
2010 Stonington Gallery Seattle, WA
2009 Karin Clarke Gallery Eugene, OR
White Sturgeon Gallery Water Resources Education Center, Vancouver, WA
Southwest Oregon Regional Airport North Bend, OR
2008 Washington Department of Ecology Headquarters Lacey, WA
2007 Karin Clarke Gallery Eugene, OR
Capps Gallery Saint Martin’s University, Lacy, WA
2005 Broderick Gallery Portland, OR Life Forces: Air and Water
Karin Clarke Gallery Eugene, OR Responsive Inventions/Inventive Responses
2004 Broderick Gallery Portland, OR Reportage and Interpretations
2003 Coos Art Museum Coos Bay, OR Real and Imagined
2002 Meridian Gallery San Francisco, CA Spirited Stone, Spirited Water
Corvallis Arts Center Corvallis, OR Sandgren and Sandgren
2001 Aberdeen Timberland Library Aberdeen WA
2000 John Spellman Library Grays Harbor College, Aberdeen, WA Metamorphics
1998 Broderick Gallery Portland, OR
1997 Humanities Center Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
1996 Coos Art Museum Coos Bay, OR Two Generations: Sandgren and Sandgren
John Spellman Library Grays Harbor College, Aberdeen, WA
1994 Pierce College Art Gallery Tacoma, WA Symbolic History
1993 Image Gallery Portland, Oregon
Ilwaco Heritage Foundation Ilwaco, WA
1992 Salishan Gallery Salishan Lodge, Gleneden Beach, OR
1989 Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies Wye Center, Queenstown, MD
Academy of the Arts Easton, MD
1988 Arsenal Gallery Department of Parks, New York, NY
Kent Island Federation of the Arts Stevensville, MD
Image Gallery Portland, OR Nelson and Erik Sandgren
1987 A.M. Adler Fine Arts New York, NY
School #33 Art Center Baltimore, MD Inside Out: Donald Cook and Erik Sandgren
1986 Salishan Lodge Gleneden Beach, OR Sandgren and Sandgren
1985 Ford Gallery Willamette University, Salem, OR Dynamic Duo

SELECTED JURIED and GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2010 Newport Visual Arts Center, Newport, OR Winter’s Passing
Lake Oswego Chronicle Exhibition, Lake Oswego, OR
Spellman Library Gallery Grays Harbor College, Aberdeen, WA Wetlands
White Sturgeon Gallery Water Resources Education Center, Vancouver, WA Wetlands
2009 Port Angeles Fine Arts Center Port Angeles, WA
curator:Jake Seniuk Envision Cascadia
Giustina Gallery LaSelle-Stewart Center, Oregon State University, Art About Agriculture
Karin Clarke Gallery Eugene, OR
Artspace Gallery Bay City, OR
Spellman Library Gallery Grays Harbor College, Coastal Perspectives
Portland Art Museum Rental /Sales Gallery Portland, OR
Coos Art Museum Rental/Sales Gallery Coos Bay, OR
2008 Karin Clarke Gallery Eugene, OR
2007 Oregon State University School of Agriculture,
Art About Agriculture Touring Exhibition By Land and By Sea
Karin Clarke Gallery Eugene, OR
Spellman Library Gallery Grays Harbor College, Aberdeen, WA Stumps and Clearcuts
2006 Oregon Historical Society Portland, OR This Bountiful Place
Karin Clarke Gallery Eugene, OR
Pegasus Gallery Corvallis, OR
The Art Gallery of Lower Columbia College Longview, WA The Confluence Project
Print Arts Northwest Gallery Portland, OR Birds on the Wing
2005 Jacobs Gallery Hult Center, Eugene, OR This Everlasting Valley
2004 Lessebo Handpapperbruk Lessebo, Sweden
Upplevelser pa handgjort papper fran Lessebo: Sommarutstallning
Tacoma Community College Tacoma, WA Faculty Exhibition
2003 Valley Art Association Forest Grove, OR Painters: Outside and Onsite
ArtSpace Gallery Bay City, OR
2002 University of Hawaii at Hilo Pacific States Biennial National Print Exhibition
The Drawing Center New York, NY 25th Anniversary Benefit Selections Exhibition
Carnegie Art Center Northwest Print Council, Oregon City, OR
Oregon State University Corvallis, OR Art About Agriculture
Jacobs Gallery Hult Center, Eugene, OR Painters of Oregon Landscape
PNCA Portland, OR NWPC in conjunction with Crossing Boundaries
2001 Spellman Library Gallery Grays Harbor College, Aberdeen WA
2000 Lucia Douglas Gallery Bellingham, WA
Northwest Natural: Meitsler, Randlett, and Sandgren
Pacific Lutheran University Gallery Tacoma, WA Turn of the Century
Newport Visual Arts Center Newport, OR Northwest Print Council

1999 Whatcom Museum Bellingham, WA curator: Susan Bennerstrom
From Here to the Horizon: Artists of the Rural Landscape
Broderick Gallery Portland, OR
1998 Stonington Gallery Seattle, WA
Coos Art Museum Coos Bay, OR juried exhibition Northwest Expressions
1998 Wright State University Art Galleries Dayton, OH Drawing from Perception
Governor’s Gallery Olympia, WA China/Washington Print Exchange
1997 The Oregon History Center Portland, OR, juror:Roberta Waddell, Curator of Prints and
Drawings N.Y.C. Public Library Print Art
ArtSpace Gallery Bay City, OR
1996 Hastings Museum and Art Gallery Hastings, E. Sussex, U.K Cross Currents
1995 University of Hawaii at Hilo Pacific Rim International Juried Print Exhibition
1994 University of Hawaii at Hilo Northwest Print Invitational
1992 Kirsten Gallery Seattle, WA Magic, Myth and Vision
1992 Image Gallery Portland, OR Forest Images from the Far Corner
Brigham City Museum Brigham City, UT Computer Art from the Western States
Oregon State University Corvallis, OR Art About Agriculture
1991 Governor’s Office Olympia, WA Washington Printmakers
Howard/Mandville Gallery Kirkland, WA 51st Annual Exhibition of Northwest Watercolors
Haynes Fine Arts Gallery Montana State University, Bozeman, MT The Relief Print
Portland Art Museum Portland, OR NWPC 10th Annual Exhibition
1990 University of Oregon Museum of Art Department of Visual Resources, Eugene, OR
Computers and the Creative Process
1989 Chicago Center for the Print Chicago, IL, The Chicago Art Expo
Maryland Institute College of Art Baltimore, MD juror: Eric Fischl Artscape ’88
NWPC-USIS Buenos Aires, Argentina Grabadores Norteamericanos
1987 Academy of the Arts Easton, MD juror: William Olander 23rd Annual Juried Show
1986 Beijing People’s Republic of China, Northwest Print Council Traveling Exhibit
1985 Artists’ Choice Museum New York, NY curators:Jack Beal and Judd Tully
The Figure in the Landscape
Wentz Gallery PNWCA, Portland, OR New Horizons in Printmaking
1984 The Drawing Center New York, NY Selections 24
Galleri Norske Grafikere Oslo, Norway
Yale University School of Art New Haven, CT The Art of Drawing
University of Oregon Visual Arts Resources Traveling Exhibition Watercolor: Oregon
1983 Trenton State College Trenton, NJ National Drawing ’83
Maryland Statehouse Annapolis, MD Landscape: Five Baltimore Painters
Morgan State University Baltimore, MD Maryland Artists Juried Exhibition
Bellevue Art Museum Bellevue, WA 43rd Annual Juried Exhibition of Northwest Watercolors
1982 Delaware Center for Contemporary Art Wilmington, DE
Contemporary Expression in Traditional Media
School #33 Art Center Baltimore, MD Figure I
Portland Art Museum Portland, OR Northwest Prints ’82

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS, ARTICLES, REVIEWS
Northwest Coast Magazine,Spring 2009, Volume 1, Issue 4
Painter of the Rain Coast article and images by Erik Sandgren,
This Bountiful Place: Art About Agriculture, the Permanent Collection
Editor, Shelley Curtis, Oregon Historical Society Press and
College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University, 2006
On Center, May-July 2003, Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, In Search of a Homeland
Artspirit, Linn Benton Arts Council March 2002
A Retrospective In Watercolors: Nelson and Erik Sandgren
Journey: AAA Magazine, Washington Painters January/February 2001
Crosscurrents: annual publication of the Washington Community College Humanities Association –
Vol. 21: Fall 2004, Vol. 20: Fall 2003, Vol. 19: Spring 2000, Vol. 18: Fall 2000,
Vol. 17: Fall 1999, Vol. 1: Fall 1998, Vol. 15: Spring 97
Aberdeen Daily World, Sunday Profile by M. Plaster Dec. 8, 1996
Pacific Rim International Print Exhibition, Illustrated Exhibition Catalogue: Hilo, Hawaii
Illustrated Exhibition Catalogue: University of Hawaii at Hilo, NWPC Invitational
Raven Chronicles, Winter, Vol. 3, No. 2, Seattle. WA, contributing artist
Exhibition Catalogue: 51st Annual Exhibition of Northwest Watercolors
Howard/Mandville Gallery, Kirkland, WA 1991
Northwest Art and Artists, July-August 1990, Mahlon Sweet Airport Mural
New Art Examiner, March 1988, Vol.15, No.7, p.51, review by Carol Wood
Baltimore Sun, Dec. 8, 1987, 1C, Inverse Operations, review by John Dorsey
American Apocalypses by J. Robinson, Johns Hopkins U. Press, 1985, illustrations
Baltimore Cable 6, The Creators, televised interview series segment, Spring 1985
The Art of Drawing, Bernard Chaet, Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 3rd Ed., 1983 fig’s 95, 117
Baltimore News American, Dec. 19, 1982, 1F, review by R.P. Harris
Newsletter for the Oregon Committee for the Humanities, 1980
The Car as Lens by R. Lowry and E. Sandgren

SELECTED PERMANENT COLLECTIONS
Aberdeen Museum, Aberdeen, WA
Aberdeen Timberland Library, Aberdeen, WA
Arches Paper Co., New York, NY
Bishop Foundation, Bishop Center for Performing Arts, Aberdeen, WA
California Institute of the Arts, Visual Arts Library Artists Book Collection, Valencia, CA
Chemeketa Community College, Salem, OR
China National Academy of Fine Art, Hangzhou, People’s Republic of China
Clackamas Community College, Oregon City, OR
Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR
Franklin Furnace Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Gordon and Vivian Gilkey Print Collection, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Grays Harbor College, Aberdeen, WA
Grays Harbor Community Hospital, Aberdeen, WA
Guilford College Art Gallery, Greensboro, NC
Hallie Ford Museum, Willamette University Salem, OR
Hastings Museum and Art Gallery, Hastings, East Sussex, England
Hoquiam Timberland Library, Hoquiam, WA
Klippan AB/Lessebo Handpappersbruk
Montesano Timberland Library, Montesano, WA
Museum of Northwest Art, LaConner,WA
Oregon State University, College of Agricultural Sciences, Corvallis, OR
Pierce College, Tacoma, WA
Polson Museum, Hoquiam, WA
Port of Grays Harbor, Aberdeen, WA
St. Martin’s Abbey, Lacey, WA
Shelton Timberland Library, Shelton, WA
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

TEACHER
Washington Community College Consortium for Study Abroad,
Florence, Italy Program spring term 2009
Emerald Art Center Painting Workshops, Springfield, OR 2005, 2007
Coos Art Museum Workshop, Coos Bay OR 2000, 2004
Sandgren Annual Coast Painting Workshops, Oregon Coast 1988 – present
The Arts at Menucha Workshops, Corbett, OR 1979-82, 2013
Grays Harbor College, Aberdeen,WA primary art faculty, tenured 1989 – present
Chesapeake College, Wye Mills, MD 1985-89
Education Coordinator: Baltimore Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Art and Culture,
School#33 Art Center, Baltimore, MD 1983-1985
Treasure Valley Community College, Ontario, OR 1981-82
Clackamas Community College, Oregon City, OR 1980-81
Portland State University, Portland, OR 1979-80

JUROR/CURATOR

Oregon State University Art About Agriculture, Corvallis, OR 2009
Portland Art Museum Rental Sales Gallery, Portland, OR 2013
Spellman Library Gallery – Grays Harbor College, Aberdeen, WA annually: 1989- present
Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR Expressions West 2000, 2011
Maryland Duck Stamp Competition, Annapolis, MD 1985
Easton Academy of the Arts, Easton, MD 1987