Selected Biography

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GALEN GARWOOD

Selected BIOGRAPHY

Born July 7th, 1944, Blakely, Georgia, USA

Education:

University of Georgia

University of Alaska

University of Washington, Bachelor of Arts

 Solo Exhibitions

2008  Gallery Ima, Seattle, WA

2007  Gallery Ima, Seattle, WA

2003  Marrowstone Arts, Seattle

1996  Foster/White Gallery, Seattle

1994  Foster/White Gallery, Seattle

1992  Henry Art Gallery/Adagio, Multi-Media

1992  Port Angeles Art Center, Mandala

1992  Lower Columbia College, Mandala

1991  Gerald Gallery, Toronto

1989  Foster/White Gallery, Seattle, Washington

1987  Miller-Brown Gallery, San Francisco, California

1987  Tacoma Art Museum, monotypes, Tacoma, Washington

1987  Foster/White Gallery, monotypes, Seattle, Washington

1986  Foster/White Gallery, paintings, collage, Seattle, Washington

1985  Marrowstone Press, monotypes, Ergodic Pax, Seattle, Washington

1984  Foster/White Gallery, paintings on plexiglass, Seattle, Washington

1984  Southwest Texas State College, paintings on plexiglass, San Marcos, Texas

1983  Foster/White Gallery, paintings, Seattle, Washington

1982  Carl Borenstein Gallery, Santa Monica, California

1982  Foster/White Gallery, paintings, Seattle, Washington

1981  Tom Luttrell Gallery, oil on paper, San Francisco, California

1980  Foster/White Gallery, oil on paper, Seattle, Washington

1980  Tom Luttrell Gallery, paintings, San Francisco, California

1979  Foster/White Gallery, collage, Seattle, Washington

1977  Foster/White Gallery, collage, Seattle, Washington

1975  Santa Fe College, Gainesville, Florida

1975  Foster/White Gallery, Seattle, Washington

1974  Foster/White Gallery, Seattle, Washington

Group Exhibitions

 1994  Adagio/Xenographia Nomadic Wall, Art Affair, New York

1993  Adagio/Xenographia Nomadic Wall, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

1993  “Chairs”, courtesy Warrick Gallery, Seattle

1992  “Altered Monotypes”, Seattle Art Museum Rental/Sales gallery, Seattle

1992  Quinta Biennale d’Arte Sacre, San Gabriele, Italy

1989  La Passion de Dunkerque, International Touring Exhibition, Paris, Dunkerque, Taiwan

1988  Microsoft Corporation Corporate Show, Redmond, Washington

1988  Galerie Imperatif Present, Toulouse, France

1987  Musee des Beaux-Arts de Carcassonne, Musee Hyacinthe-Rigaud de Perpignan, Musee des Beaux-Arts de Pau,

Musee Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec d’Albi, Musee d’Art Contemporain de Dunkerque, French Touri Exhibition

1986  Henry Art Museum, works on paper, Seattle, Washington

1985  Robert L. Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan

1985  Renshaw Gallery, Linfield College, McMinnville, Oregon

1984  Seattle Northwest Exhibition, City of Seattle Parks and Recreation Department, Seattle, Washington

1984  John Pence Gallery, Seven Northwest Artists, San Francisco, California

1983  The Squibb Gallery, Northwest Contemporary Art, Princeton

1982  Watcom County Museum, Light and Air, Bellingham, Washington

1980  Carl Borenstein Gallery, Mark Toby, Galen Garwood, Santa Monica, 1980

1979  Hassam-Speicher Exhibition, The American Academy, New York, New York

1978  University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

1977  Source Gallery, San Francisco, California

1976  Foster/White Gallery, Seattle, Washington

1967  University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Alaska

Art in Publications

Passport, Galen Garwood and Sam Hamill, Broken Moon Press, 1989

The Sea and the Bells, Pablo Neruda (cover), Copper Canyon Press, 1988

Stones of the Sky, Pablo Neruda (cover), Copper Canyon Press, 1987

Winter Garden, Pablo Neruda (cover), Copper Canyon Press, 1986

The Same Sea In Us All, Jaan Kaplinksi Breitenbush Books,1985

Still Another Day, Pablo Neruda (cover), Copper Canyon Press, 1984

A Separate Rose, Pablo Neruda (cover), Copper Canyon Press, 1984

Willow Springs 14, Eastern Washington University (cover and paintings), 1984

Country 0, Robert Hedin (cover), Copper Canyon Press, 1984

Fatal Pleasure, Sam Hamill (cover), Breitenbush Books, 1984

Ecstasies, James Broughton (paintings), Syzygy Press, 1983

Graffiti For the Johns of Heaven, James Broughton (paintings), Syzygy Press, 1982

Scientific American (cover), 1981

A Longing For the Light, Vicente Alexandre (cover), Copper Canyon Press, 1979

Awards

2008  First Place Winner, Short Documentyary/ film, De Reel Film Festival,Victoria, Australia

2007  First Place Winner, Short Documentary/ film, Port Townsend Film Festival Port Townsend, WA

1995  Bronze Award/Adagio, International Multimedia competition

1990  Washington State Governor’s Award for PASSPORT

1984  Northwest Print Project (first recipient),Centrum Foundation, Port Townsend, Washington

1979  Exhibitor, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, New York

1976  First Place/ painting, Pacific Northwest Annual,

Educational Activities

1993  Developing The Third Eye, Elderhostel, Port Townsend, Washington

1993  Juror, 37th Annual Central Washington Art Exhibition

1992  Developing The Third Eye, Elderhostel, Port Townsend, Washington

1991  Artist-in-residence, Centrum Foundation, Gifted Children’s Project

1987  Artist-in-residence, Port Townsend High School, Port Townsend, Washington

1987  Selection panel, Fellowships, Idaho State Arts Commission, Idaho

1986 Artist-in-residence, Washington State Arts Commission, Chehalis, Washington

1986 Selection panel, Fellowships, Idaho State Arts Commission, Idaho

1985  Artist-in-residence, Signs and Symbols, Centrum Foundation, Port Townsend, Washington

1984  Artist-in-residence, Washington State Arts Commission, Peninsula College, Port Angeles, Washington

1984  Artist-in-residence, Washington State Arts Commission, Brooklyn, Washington

1982  Juror, Puyallup Art Exhibition, Puyallup, Washington

Collaborations

THE ONE-WINGED BODY, photographs with poems by Peter Weltner, 2010

MANDALA, An Homage to Morris Graves, with poet Sam Hamill,

published by Milkweed Editions, Minneapolis, Minnesota

PASSPORT multimedia, with Fritz Dent, Jon Brower, and Sam Hamill, 1987

‘SUMMER INVENTIONS’ Pacific Northwest Ballet, Seattle, Washinton 1979

PASSPORT, Sam Hamill and Galen Garwood, Broken Moon Press 1989

MAENAM, Of Water, Of Light, photographs , poems by Marvin Bell, James Broughton, Linda Gregg,

Sam Hamill, Jeanne Morel, William O’Daly, Emily Warn, and Peter Weltner,

published by Marrowstone Press, 2015

Multi-media and Video

2008  ED AND ED, a short documentary on artist Ed Cain.

2007  HIRONDELLE, a short video on the American ceramist, Anne Hirondelle

2007  THE LETTER a short video on NW John Franklin Koenig for Whatcom Museum

2007  CADMIUM RED LIGHT, a documentary on Lennie Kesl

2002  PANOM, Cousin to the Clouds, a documentary on elephants and humans

2000  LETTERS FROM JAMES, a short video film on poet James Broughton with Rowan James

1996  ADAGIO, Bronze Award, International Multimedia festival

1987  PASSPORT, MultiMedia with Sam Hamill, Jon Brower, and Fritz Dent

Selected Collections

Museum of Contemporary Sacred Art, Ille, France

Musee de Dunkerque, Dunkerque, France

Museum of Northwest Art, LaConner, Washington

Danforth Museum, Farmington, Massachusetts

Rainier National Bank

Mr. and Mrs. C.D. Weyerhauser

Mr. and Mrs. Morrie Alhadoff

Seattle First National Bank

Northwest Trading, Inc.

Bank of Switzerland, San Francisco, California

KMS Financial Services

Wells Fargo Bank, San Francisco, California

Carma Developers, San Francisco, California

Safeco Insurance, Seattle, Washington

First National Bank of Idaho, Idaho

ENI Corporation, Seattle, Washington

People’s National Bank, Seattle, Washington

Lincoln First Federal Savings and Loan, Seattle, Washington

T.R. Welch and Associates, Seattle, Washington

Edward Albee, New York, New York

Paul Sanasardo, New York, New York

Reviews

2002  Seattle Times, October

1987  Seattle Times, Delores Tarzan, March

1986  Art In America, June

1984  Seattle Times, David Berger, October

1984  Leader, Beverly Joeston, October

1984  The Daily News, October

1983  Vanguard Magazine, Gary Reel, September

1982  Los Angeles Times, September

1981  Artweek, San Francisco, CA

1980  Weekend Outlook,

1980  Los Angeles Times

1980  Artweek. San Francisco, California

1980  Artnews, New York

1980  Argus

1980  San Francisco Chronicle

197  Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Richard Campbell

1977  Seattle Times, Delores Tarzan

1977  Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Richard Campbell

1975  Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Richard Campbell

1974 Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Miscellaneous Projects

Cover Design, Beautiful Colors, a book of Posters on Duran Duran 2010

The Elephant’s Reunion, Beyond the Wall by Felix Kopfli/Design, Consultant and Ghost Writer 2009

Museum catalogue Design, John Franklin Koenig, retrospective exhibition

Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, Washington, 2008

MAENAM, of Water, Of Light, a book of photographs with poems by eight American poets.

MORRIS GRAVES, His Houses, His Gardens, book design, co-publisher, Marrowstone Press