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Ruth Shively
B. Hastings, NE
currently lives and works in Portland, OR

EDUCATION
Bachelors of Fine Arts – 1988, Emphasis on Drawing and Illustration University of Nebraska – Lincoln

RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE
Assistant to Illustrator Steven Guarnaccia, New York, NY – 1992-1994

GALLERY REPRESENTATION
Susan Eley Fine Art - New York, NY

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016 - Anthony Phillip Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY
2014 - Drawings Blue Gallery, Kansas City, MO
2012 - The Press Club, Portland OR
2010 - Seven Virtues Cafe,Portland OR
2008 - Parkrow Gallery, Chatham NY
2007 - Slope Cellars, Brooklyn, NY
2002 - Brandows, Hudson NY
2001 - Summit Cafe, Chatham NY
1998 - Altman Gallery, Vancouver WA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017- Vroom Vroom, Beep Beep, Celebrating America's Car Culture,
Susan Eley Fine Art, New York, New York
2016 - California Open, TAG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2015 - Wonder Wall, Blue Gallery Kansas City, MO
2015 - Wally Workman, Austin, TX
2014 - Blue Gallery, Kansas City MO
2013 -"Consenses" Curated by Sally Taylor
2008 - 14th Annual Art Walk New York, NY
2008 - Marianne Courville Gallery Hudson NY

PUBLICATIONS and AWARDS
Artist in Residency Chateau Orquevaux, Champagne-Ardenne, France- Summer 2018
Book Cover for Ian McEwan Novel, Diogenes Publishing Zurich, Switzerland
October 2016
Washington Square News-NYU, NYC 2016
http://www.nyunews.com/2016/09/16/ruth-shivelys-it-girls-really-do-have-...
Vice Magazine, the Creator's Project- 2016
http://thecreatorsproject.vice.com/blog/it-girl-in-ephemeral-monchrome-i...

FEATURES
2016 - theNiceNiche
2015 - Drawings, the Jealous Curator
2013- Paintings, the Jealous Curator

COMMISSIONS
2016 – OX Restaurant - Gabrielle Denton - Portland, OR
Hassan Shobokshi – Portrait, Saudi Arabia
Laura Moore - Portrait, South Hampton, NY
Klara Heatley - Portrait, Kansas City, MO
2015 – Julie Machon – Portrait, Portland, OR
Marnie K. Wells – Portrait, Minneapolis, MN
Margaret Crocker – Portrait, Croton on Hudson, NY
Private Collector – Large scale “POP” Painting, Kansas City, MO Klara Heatley – Children’s Portrait, Kansas City, MO
Connie Wirz – Portrait, Anchorage, AK
Klara Heatley - Portraits, Kansas City, MO
2014 – Dr. Heather Baskin – Children’s portrait, Portland, OR Daniella Caine – Children’s portrait, Portland, OR
Aisha Harley – Portrait, Portland, OR
Nancy Bradley – Portrait, Naples, FL
2013 – Heather McDonald – Painting of Lincoln Center, New York NY
Mona Shahgholi – Pasadena, CA
Stella DaVille - San Francisco, CA
2012 – Heather McDonald – Children’s Portrait, New York, NY
Fern Bladow – Portland, OR
Laura Williams – Children’s Portait, New York, NY
Julia Machon – Children’s Portrait, Portland, OR