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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 Drawings Anthony Phillip Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY
2014 Drawings Blue Gallery, Kansas City, MO
2012 The Press Club, Portland OR
2008 Parkrow Gallery, Chatham NY
2007 Slope Cellars, Brooklyn, NY
2002 Brandows, Hudson NY
1999 Altman Gallery, Vancouver WA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017
Vroom Vroom, Beep Beep, Celebrating America's Car Culture,
Susan Eley Fine Art, New York, New York
Flower Invitational Exhibition, Blue Gallery Kansas City, MO
2016 California Open, TAG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2015 Wonder Wall, Blue Gallery Kansas City, MO
Wally Workman, Austin, TX
2014 Blue Gallery, Kansas City MO
2013 Consenses Curated by Sally Taylor
2008 14th Annual Art Walk New York, NY
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
2017 - 7 Emerging Contemporary Artists from Portland, Oregon - The Culture Trip
https://theculturetrip.com/north-america/usa/oregon/articles/7-emerging-...
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