Lucinda Parker, one of the premier painters of the Pacific Northwest, is noted for her exploration of cubism. Her modern palette of bright color - strong yellows, orange-reds and vibrant blues - is punctuated by trademark dashes, lines, and slashes of black. Together, the elements are jig-sawed in a technically brilliant composite of angles, curves, and orbs, enabling Parker to reference the landscape but remain true to her abstract roots.



"She's very physical when she paints. Watching her paint is like watching a person play tennis. She moves from one side of the canvas to the other."--Laura Russo

Lucinda Parker received a BA in Painting from Reed College, Portland, OR and an MFA in Painting from the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. Throughout her prestigious career Parker has had numerous one-person and group exhibitions, including a career survey at the Portland Art Museum in 1995. 


RESUME



BORN 
Boston, MA

EDUCATION
1968 Pratt Institute, MFA, Painting
1966 Reed College and Museum Art School Combined Program, BA, Painting

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2011 Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA
2010 Laura Russo Gallery
"Lucinda Parker," Helzer Art Gallery, Portland Community College, Portland, OR
2009 Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA
2008 Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR; "Evaporation/Percolation" PNCA Swigert Commons, Portland, OR
2006 Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR
2005 Lucinda Parker: Charcoal Drawings, Archer Gallery, Clark College, Vancouver, WA
2004 Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA; Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR; The Emerson Suite, Reed College, Portland, OR
2003 Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA
2002 Northwest Perspectives; Lucinda Parker: New Paintings. Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID
2001 Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA; The Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR
2000 Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA; The Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR
1998 Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA
1997 The Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR; Giustina Gallery, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
1995 Retrospective, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR (catalogue); The Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR
1994 New and Old Painting, Catlin Gabel, Portland, OR; Governors Ceremonial Office, Salem, OR
1993 The Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR
1991 Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA; The Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR
1989 Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA; The Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR
1987 The Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR
1986 Documents NW: Lucinda Parker, (The PONCHO Series) Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA;
Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA
1986 Washington State University, Pullman, WA
1985 The Fountain Gallery of Art, Portland, OR; Hodges/Banks Gallery, Seattle, WA
1984 Hodges/ Banks Gallery, Seattle, WA; Brunswick Gallery, Missoula, MT
1983 Suellen Haber Gallery, New York, NY
1980 Foster/White Gallery, Seattle, WA; The Fountain Gallery of Art, Portland, OR
1979 University of Oregon Art Museum, Eugene, OR; Eastern Oregon State University, LaGrande, OR
1978 The Fountain Gallery of Art, Portland, OR
1977 Reed College Art Gallery. Portland, OR
1975 The Fountain Gallery of Art, Portland, OR; Reed College Art Gallery, Portland, OR; Marylhurst College, Marylhurst, OR
1974 Wentz Gallery, Museum Art School, Portland, OR
1973 Hoffman Gallery, Arts & Crafts Society, Portland, OR
1972 Marylhurst College, Marylhurst, OR



SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2010-11  "Guy Anderson and Other Friends: The Paul Gingrich, Jr. Collection, Museum of NW Art, LaConner, WA
2010 "Show of Hands," Whatcom Museum at the Lightcatcher, Bellingham, WA; "The Fourth Annual Mayor's Oregon Artists Series," Salem, OR
2008 25th Anniversary Exhibition, Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA
2007 "18 Painters," Mt Hood Community College Visual Arts Gallery, Gresham, OR
2006 Trees: An Interpretation, Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA; Seattle Galleries at RSG, Seattle Art Museum, Rental Sales Gallery, Seattle, WA; Oregon Biennial, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
20th Anniversary Group Show, Laua Russo Gallery, Portland, OR
2003 Variations of Abstraction: Selections from the Portable Collection City Space, City of Seattle 1% for Art, Seattle, WA  
2002 The Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR
2001 Oregon Biennial, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
2000 Inaugural Group Exhibition, Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA
1999 Oregon Biennial, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Carrying On, Autzen Gallery, Portland State University, Portland, OR
1998 Prints and Drawings, The Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR
1997 Introductions, Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA
West Coast Painting and Sculpture, Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside, CA
1996 One Year Later:  Work by Washington Park Fences Project Artists,
Froelick Adelhart Gallery, Portland, OR
Bulls Eye Glass, Portland, OR
Painterly, Archer Gallery, Clark College, Vancouver, WA
1995 Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR
American University, Rome, Italy
1994 The Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR
1994 Natural Voices, Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland, OR; Coos Bay Art Museum Coos Bay, OR; Bush Barn Art Center, Salem, OR
Alaskan Landscapes, Wignall Museum, Rancho Cucamonga, CA
1993 Crosscut, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Portland Collects, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
7 Women, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA
1992 Northwest Annual, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA (Jurors Award)
5th Anniversary Exhibition, The Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR
1991 Oregon Biennial, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
1990 Womens Strength, invitational, Blackfish Gallery, Portland, OR
1989 More Blue is Bluer, Shasta Community College, Redding, CA
1987 Northwest Expressionism, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR (traveling exhibition)
75th Anniversary Exhibition, Reed College, Portland, OR
West Coast Painters, University of Hawaii, Hilo, HI
Conversations: Clay and Canvas, Contemporary Crafts Gallery, Portland, OR
1986 Northwest Now, invitational, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
1985 Portland Painting Now: Major New Works, The Art Gym at Marylhurst College, Marylhurst, OR (catalogue)
1984 Eugene Arts Symposium 84, Eugene, OR
1981 Oregon Invitational Group Show, Portland Center for the Visual Arts, Portland, OR
1980 Childe Hassam Fund Purchase Exhibition, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
1980-78  First Western States Biennial, exhibition traveled to Denver,
Washington, D.C., Seattle, San Francisco
1978 Aesthetics of Graffiti, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA
Artists of Oregon, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
1977 Artists of Oregon, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Portland Center for the Visual Arts, Portland, OR
35th American Painting Biennial, Corcoran Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Contemporary Issues, Womens Building, Los Angeles, CA
1975 Artists of Oregon, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Northwest Artists at the Pavilion, Seattle, WA
20 Women, Foster/White Gallery, Seattle, WA
1974 Artists Under 35, invitational, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
West Coast Professional Women Artists, Evergreen, WA
Northwest Annual, Seattle, WA
1973 Artists of Oregon, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
New Generation Drawings, Washington State Traveling Exhibition
Professional Oregon Artists, Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR
1972 Northwest Annual, Seattle, WA
Professional Oregon Artists, Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR
8 New Artists, White Gallery, Portland State University, Portland, OR
6 Faces of Art, Sunriver Gallery, Bend, OR
Paperworks, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
1971 Northwest Annual, Seattle, WA

AWARDS, GRANTS AND COMMISSIONS
2011 University of Oregon, Ford Alumni Center, Eugene, OR, Oregon Arts Commission
2008 Gerding Edlen Development Company, Bellevue, WA
2007 Washington State Arts Commission, Lower Columbia College, Longview, WA
2005 Suite of Drawings, Commissioned by Chamber Music Northwest, Portland OR
2000 Southern Oregon University Art Center, Ashland, OR
1997 Bonnie Bronson Fellowship Award
1996-95 TriMet West Side Light Rail Fences Project, commissioned by the Regional Artsand Culture Council, Portland, OR (catalogue)
1995 Commission, Midland Library, Gresham, OR
CD cover, Bridge II, regional music CD, Regional Arts and Culture Council
1992 Jurors Award, Northwest Annual, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA
1990 Oregon Convention Center Lobby Wall Mural
1978 Artists of Oregon, Honorable Mention
1977 State Fair Professional Artists Award, Salem, OR
1975 Artists of Oregon, Honorable Mention
1974 Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR, Purchase Prize

ACADEMIC AND RELATED EXPERIENCE
2004 Artist Lecture Series, Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA
1972-Present Associate Professor, Pacific Northwest College of Art,  Portland, OR
1999-2002 Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR
1993 Visiting Artist, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
1988 Visiting Professor, UC Berkeley, CA
1982 Visiting Artist, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
1981 Assistant Professor of Art, Reed College, Portland, OR
1976 Visiting Artist, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
1973-1972 Art Instructor, Portland State University, Portland, OR
1970 Jurors Award, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR

COLLECTIONS
Anderson Properties, Portland, OR
Ball, Janik & Novak, Portland, OR
Bank of America, Portland, OR
Bank of America, Seattle, WA
Blue Cross, Seattle, WA
Bogle and Gates, Portland, OR
Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID
Capital Trust Co., Portland, OR
Chamber Music Northwest, Portland, OR
City Hall, Portland, OR
City of Seattle, Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs, 2007 NW Masters Direct Purchase
Claremont Resort Hotel, Oakland, CA
Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR
CTC Consulting, Inc., Portland, OR
Davis, Wright, Tremaine, Portland, OR
Fletcher, Farr, Ayotte, Portland, OR
Good Samaritan Hospital, Puyallup, WA
Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Willamette  University, Salem, OR
H.J. Heinz, Pittsburgh, PA
Harsch Investment Corporation, Portland, OR
Hoffman Construction, Portland, OR
Good Samaritan Hospital, Seattle, WA
Instromedix, Portland, OR
Intel, Portland, OR
Internap, San Francisco, CA
Kaiser Foundation, Portland, OR
Kennedy Wilson, Portland, OR
Microsoft Corporation, Seattle, WA
Midland Library, Gresham, OR
NERCO Corporation, Portland, OR
Oregon Arts Commission, Monmouth, OR
Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR
Oregon Department of Transportation, Salem, OR
Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR
Pacific Development, Portland, OR
Pacific First Bank, Portland, OR
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Port of Portland, Portland, OR
Portland Community College, Rock Creek Campus, Portland, OR
Premera Blue Cross, Seattle, WA
Safeco, Seattle, WA
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR
State of Oregon Public Art Collections, Salem, OR
Stoel, Rives, Boley, Jones, and Gray, Portland, OR
Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, OR
Tin  House, Portland, OR
University of Oregon, Ford Alumni Center, Eugene, OR
Washington Mutual Bank, Seattle, WA
Washington  State Arts  Commission, Seattle, WA
Westin, Portland, OR
Western Oregon State College, Monmouth, OR
Willamette University, Salem, OR

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Matilsky, Barbara, Show of Hands: Northwest Women Artists  1880-2010 (Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA) pp. 18-19, illustrated
Row, D.K. "Post-Biennial Thoughts," The Oregonian, March 12, 2010, A&E p. 16
Skinner, Tina, 100 Artists of the West Coast II, (Schiffer Publishing Ltd., Atglen, PA) 2009, pp. 146-147
Parker, Lucinda, "Stuff Vs. Art," Oregon Humanities: A Journal of Ideas and Perspectives, Summer, 2009, p. 40
Row, D.K., "Quest for Fire," The Oregonian, February 1, 2008, A &E, pp. 7-10
Row, D.K., "Recently Reviewed: Lucinda Parker," The Oregonian, January 11, 2008, A&E pg. 40
Row, D.K., "Stroke by Stroke," The Sunday Oregonian, January 6, 2008, pp. 01, 06-07
Row, D.K., Shows of Note: Lucinda Parker, The Oregonian, October 26, 2007, A&E, pg. 40
Row, D.K., Parker Continues Fearless Quest for Abstract Expressions, The Sunday Oregonian, May 14, 2006
Row, D.K., Galleries: Work Delves in Isolation and Alienation, The Oregonian, July 1, 2004, p. E3
Row, D.K., Of Prodigal Talents The Oregonian, November 23, 2003. pp f1, f6
Hackett, Regina, A New Breed of Abstract Artists is Staking Out Personal Space, Seattle Post Intelligencer, February 14, 2003
Row, D.K., Color by Squeegee, The Oregonian, November, 2002
Schnoor, Chris, Master Strokes, Boise Weekly, September, 2002
Ellerton, Karrin, Writing on the Wall Says Woman, The Oregonian, December, 2001
Hall, Stan, The Fame Game, The Oregonian, December 2001
Hicks, Bob, Lucinda Parker,The Oregonian, November 2001
Guenther, Bruce, 2001 Oregon  Biennial, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR, Exhibition  Catalog, Paramount Graphics, Portland, OR 2001
Keefer, Bob, Arts  New  Frontier...Meets the Old West, The Register -Guard,
Eugene, OR, 2001
Hicks, Bob, Laura Russo Celebrates 15 Years, The Oregonian, June 2001
Hicks, Bob, The Oregon  Biennial: Not the Usual Suspects, The Oregonian, April
Hackett, Regina, Abstract Artists  Defy Predictability in Local Shows, Seattle P.I. , February, 2001
Hackett, Regina, In  the Galleries,  Seattle P.I., February 2001
Hicks, Bob, Small Show Creates Big Stir, The Oregonian, February, 2001
Duford, Daniel, Wings of Desire, Willamette Week, September 2000
Row, D.K., An  Artful Trio. The Oregonian, February , 2000
Kanjo, Katherine, 1999 Oregon Biennial, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR, exhibition catalog, Micllcross Litho, Portland, OR 1999
Uecker, Jeffry, History Through Art, Davis House Publications, Worcester, MA, Smith, Tracy A., Review in Art in America, February, 1996
Johnson, Harold, A Born Painter, Reflex, Dec 1995/Jan 1996
Allan, Lois, Contemporary Art in the Northwest, Craftsman House/Gordon &
Breach Publishing Group (available through University of Toronto Press), Buffalo, NY, 1995
Portland Art Museum, OR, Lucinda Parker, Paintings 1974-1994, exhibition
catalogue with essays by Susan Fillin-Yeh and Prudence Roberts, 1995
Allan, Lois, Natural Voices, exhibition catalogue, Schneider Museum of Art,
Ashland, OR, 1994
Brunsman, Laura, and Ruth Askey, eds., Modernism & Beyond: Women Artists of the Pacific Northwest, Midmarch Arts Press, New York, pp. 107-108, 1993.
Tyler, Steve, Lucinda Parkers Torrid Torrent of Paint, The Oregonian, April 23,1993
Marylhurst College, Marylhurst, OR, Unbalanced Abstraction, exhibition catalogue with essay by Terri Hopkins, 1991
Hackett, Regina, Parker Fashions Her Own Pattern, Seattle Post Intelligencer,
September 18, 1991
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, Documents Northwest, The Poncho Series:
Lucinda Parker, essay by Bruce Guenther, 1986
Guenther, Bruce, 50 Northwest Artists, Chronicle Books, Seattle, WA, 1983
Marylhurst College, Marylhurst, OR, Lucinda Parker Paintings 1976-87,
exhibition catalogue with essay by Paul Sutinen, 1981
Western States Arts Foundation, The First Western States Biennial Exhibition,
catalogue for traveling exhibition opening at Denver Art Museum,
Denver, CO, essay by Joshua Taylor, 1978
Portland Center for the Visual Arts, Portland, OR, Northwest Artists, exhibition
catalogue with essay by Bill Hoppe, 1977
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 35th Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary
American Painting, exhibition catalogue with essay by Jane Livingstone,

Garamond/Pridemark Press, 1977ne that won't accept the white one. And different strokes for different folks… and so on and so on.

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