Whiting Tennis | Resume

Born in 1959 in Hampton, VA; lives and works in Seattle

EDUCATION
1984 BFA, University of Washington
Independent study with Jacob Lawrence
1979-81 The College of William and Mary

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2014
Quilts and Monsters, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA
Whiting Tennis: My Side of the Mountain, Hallie-Ford Museum of Art, Willamette Uninversity, Melvin Henderson-Rubio Gallery, Salem, Oregon
2011
Opener 22, Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY
2010
Walleyed, Greg Kucera Gallery
2008
Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY
Drawings and Works on Paper, Greg Kucera Gallery
2006
Bovine, The Oregon Trail Reversed: Sculptures, Paintings, and Drawings, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle
2005
Derek Eller Gallery, New York (also in 2001)
2004
Judy Ann Goldman Fine Art, Boston
Derek Eller Gallery, New York
2002
Pictures, Grover Thurston Gallery, Seattle (also in 2000, 1999, 1997, 1995, 1993)
1999
Pulliam Defenbaugh Gallery, Portland, OR (also in 1998)
White Columns, New York
1991
William Traver Gallery, Seattle
1989
Traver Sutton Gallery, Seattle
1985
Galleria Amagototis, Barcelona

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2013
2013 California-Pacific Triennial, Orange County Museum Of Art, Newport Beach, CA

2012
OLD GHOSTS RANGES, SUNKEN RIVERS, COME AGAIN, Cornish College of the Arts

2011
Reclaimed: Nature and Place Through Contemporary Eyes

Seattle Art Museum

2009
Supramundane, Ambach and Rice, Ballard, WA
Finds Refined, Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA
Dimensional Invention,  Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA
2008
Century 21: Dealer’s Choice, The Wright Exhibition Space, Seattle, WA
Deep Space Punctuated by Planets, SOIL Gallery, Seattle, WA
dialogue: flat/form, Archer Gallery, Clark College, Vancouver, WA
Contemporary Northwest Art Awards, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Traces and Accumulations, Wright Exhibition Space, Seattle, WA
2007
Helm Gallery, Tacoma, WA
12th Annual Neddy Fellowship Show, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
Poets on Painters, Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS
2005
Solitude and Focus, Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT
2002
Landscape, Derek Eller Gallery, New York
Postmodern Pastoral, Judy Ann Goldman Fine Art, Boston
1994
Contrariwise Painting, Artists Space, Chicago
1993
Limner Gallery, New York
1992
Thicket Gallery, New York
1989
Modern Madonnas II, Raison d'Etre, Seattle
1988
Rooms 75 Cents, OK Hotel, Seattle
1987
Modern Madonnas I, Bumbershoot Arts Festival, Seattle
Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle
1986
Enterart Gallery, Seattle
Traver Sutton Gallery, Seattle

AWARDS
2008
Arlene Schnitzer Prize, Contemporary Northwest Art Awards, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
2007
12th Annual Neddy Artist Fellowship Recipient, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
1993
Pollock Krasner, American Series

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Graves, Jen, "The Door is Ajar," The Stranger, 10/17/2006
McQuaid, Cate, "House of plenty" Boston Globe, 5/7/04
McQuaid, Cate, "Artists don't gloss over nature" Boston Globe, 6/19/02
Mahoney, Robert, "Landscape", Time Out New York, 2/21/02
Johnson, Ken, "Whiting Tennis", New York Times, 9/18/00
Hackett, Regina, "Tennis pictures shine", The Seattle Post Intelligencer, 6/2/00
Milne, Victoria, "Whiting Tennis at Grover Thurston" Art in America, 1999
Fredericksen, Eric, "Colonial Chic" The Stranger, 2/4/99
Updike, Robin, "Whiting Tennis' 1999..." The Seattle Times, 1/15/99

COLLECTIONS
Johnson County Community College, Johnson County, KS
Nordstrom, Seattle, WA
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Progressive Corp, Mayfield Village, OH
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Sprint, Overland Park, KS
Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
Vulcan Northwest, Seattle, WA