Jeffrey Simmons | resume

Born 1968, Cincinnati; Lives and works in Seattle

EDUCATION
1991
BFA, Painting and Drawing. School of Art, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor; Magna Cum Laude, James B. Angell Scholar

ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2016
Open Work: Recent Watercolors, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle

2013
Watercolors, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle

2011
Paintings and Works on Paper, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle

2010
Apparent Horizons, Baer Ridgway Exhibitions, San Francisco

2008
Nebulæ, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle

2005
Paintings, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle

2003
New Paintings, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle

2000-01
Color and Complexity, Whatcom County Museum of Art, Bellingham, WA; curated by Scott Wallin

2000
Works on Paper, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle
4-malism (mixed media installation), Pacific Northwest Annual Exhibition, Bellevue Art Museum, WA, curated by Brian Wallace

1999
Trochoids, Moirés, and Science Fiction Paintings, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle
Empiric, Los Angeles

1998
Linda Cannon Gallery, Seattle

1997
Linda Cannon Gallery, Seattle

1995
Linda Cannon Gallery, Seattle

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015
Primo Lane. Outpost Projects, Joshua Tree, California.

2013
Optic Nerve: the Art of Perception. Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington. Curated by Margaret Bullock

2013
Summer Show. Eli Ridgway Gallery, San Francisco, California.

2013
Atmospheric Weather: Artwork from Seattle Public Utilities' Collection. Seattle Municipal Tower, Seattle, Washington.

2011
New Prints 2011, juried by Trenton Doyle Hancock, IPCNY Gallery, 508 W 26th Street, New York

2010
Paper!Awesome! Baer Ridgway Exhibitions, San Francisco, California
Full Circle, Boise Art Museum, Boise, Idaho
Made in America, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle

2009
A Concise History of Northwest Art, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington. Curated by Rock Hushka
On, Of or About: 50 Paper Works, Texas State University, San Marcos. Curated by Timothy Woolsey and Mary Mikel Stump

2008
Century 21: Dealers Choice, Wright Exhibition Space, Seattle, Washington. Fresh Impressionism: Art Now Inspired by Art Past. Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington. Curated by Pamela McClusky.

2007
Sparkle Then Fade, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington
Unexpected Watercolors II, Hedreen Gallery, Seattle University

2006
Telling Stories, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington

2005
Unexpected Watercolors, The Art Gym, Marylhurst University Marylhurst, Oregon. Co-curated by Trude Parkinson and Terri Hopkins

2004
Paintings That Paint Themselves, or so it seems, Kresge Art Center, East Lansing, MI; curated by April Kingsley
Building Tradition, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA

2003-04
International Abstraction: Making Painting Real, Seattle Art Museum; co-curated by Marek Wieczorek, Lisa Corrin, and Tara Young

2001
Gallery Artists, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle
Exponential: Four Huge Paintings, The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR; curated by Terri Hopkins

2000
Ditto, James Harris Gallery Project Space, Seattle
Painting 2000, Bumbershoot, Seattle; curated by Matthew Kangas

1999
Hands on Color, Bellevue Art Museum, WA, curated by Brian Wallace
It's The New Year Show, Meyerson & Nowinski Gallery, Seattle
In Sync, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
Rudolph Poissant Gallery, Houston

1998
Recent Acquisitions from the Northwest, Tacoma Art Museum, WA
Works on Paper, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
Betty Bowen Award 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Washington State Convention and Trade Center, Seattle
Group Exhibition, Bumbershoot, Seattle Center, Seattle
Pattern, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR

1997
Seattle/Portland/Black/White, Seattle Art Museum Rental/Sales Gallery

1996
Northwest Annual, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle
PONCHO Invitational Art Exhibition, Seafirst Gallery, Seattle

HONORS AND AWARDS
2000
Artist in Residency Program, Bellevue Art Museum, WA

1996
Betty Bowen Committee Special Recognition Award, Seattle Art Museum
Pilloff Scholarship, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2008
Graves, Jen. "Art is Art and Life is Life." SLOG http://slog.thestranger.com, January 8, 2008

2005
Mudede, Charles. The Stranger, October 20, 2005
Goetze, Janet. Portland Oregonian, January 6, 2005
Faigin, Gary. The Beat, KUOW, Seattle. October 20, 2005
Hackett, Regina. Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Ocober 14, 2005, p. 35
Goetze, Janet. Portland Oregonian, January 6, 2005

2004
Green, Roger. Ann Arbor News, October 22, 2004

2003
Hackett, Regina. Seattle Post-Intelligencer, September 5, 2003, magazine section, p. 16.
Hall, Emily. The Stranger, February 20, 2003, p. 30.

2002
Brown, Elizabeth and Corrin, Lisa. “The Mountain is Out,” Modern Painters, Autumn 2002, p. 47.
Josslin, Victoria. “About Vs. Is,” www.artdish.com, November 2002 - quoted.

2001
Boas, Pat. Artweek, March 2001, p. 21.
Row, D.K. Portland Oregonian, January 21, 2001, p. F2.

2000
Josslin, Victoria. Seattle Post-Intelligencer, October 23, 2000,
p. D5.
Hackett, Regina. Seattle Post-Intelligencer, July 11, 2000.

1999
Im, Soyon. Seattle Weekly, September 9, 1999, p. 47.
Fredericksen, Eric. The Stranger, January 21, 1999.
Kangas, Matthew. Seattle Times, January 15, 1999.
Hackett, Regina. Seattle Post-Intelligencer, January 15, 1999.

1998
Kangas, Matthew. Art in America, October, 1998, p. 143.
Demetre, Jim. Seattle Weekly, April 23, 1998, p. 29.
Fredericksen, Eric. The Stranger, April 2, 1998, p. 25.

1997
“Works on Paper Originally in Black & White,” Zyzzyva, Fall 1997, p. 88.
Lindberg, Ted. Preview of the Visual Arts, February/March 1997, p. 45.
Updike, Robin. Seattle Times, February 6, 1997, p. G20.
Fredericksen, Eric. The Stranger, January 16, 1997, p. 41.

1996
Kangas, Matthew. Seattle Times, April 11, 1996, p. D20.

HONORS AND AWARDS
2005
Nominee, Behnke Foundation Neddy award

2003
COLOR: Oil and Acrylic Paintings Purchase, Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs, Seattle

2002
GAP Grant, Artist Trust, Seattle

1996
Betty Bowen Committee Special Recognition Award, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle

COLLECTIONS
ADC Telecom, Minneapolis
City of Seattle, Portable Works Collection
Compel Marketing, Seattle
Heller, Ehrman, Seattle
Nordstrom, Chicago
Nordstrom, Seattle
SBS Associate, Seattle
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle
Sechrist Design Assoc, Inc.
Sprint/Nextel
Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
The University of Washington