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Rhea Giffin · P.O. Box 1151 · Coeur d’Alene, ID 83816 · (208) 664-1691 · www.RheaArt.com

 

GALLERY

·    Inland Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture through the Art at Work Gallery and Rental Program,    Spokane, WA 2001-present

·        Bank Left Gallery, Palouse, WA 2007-present

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

·        The Spokane Club, Featured Artist, Spokane, WA 2009

·        The Kress Gallery, Mindful Navigation: The POA Series,  Spokane, WA 2009

·        Eclectic Electric Spotlight Gallery, Shallow and Deep, Spokane, WA 1999

INVITATIONAL EXHIBITIONS

·        First Ever 2009 Oz-Vitational, Tinman Gallery, Spokane, WA 2009

·        Sandpiper Art Gallerey, Polson, MT 2009

·        Chase Gallery at City Hall, A House Divided: The Legacy of Lincoln,  Spokane, WA 2009

·        Northern Lights, Sandpoint, ID 2008-2009

·        Pend Oreille Arts Council Gallery, About Faces: Personality in Portraiture, Sandpoint, ID 2008

·        The Bank Left Gallery, The Power of Play, Palouse, WA 2007

·        Mountain Cafe in Silver Mountain Village, Kellogg, ID 2007-2008

·        Women Abuzz, INWCA, Cafe Doma, Coeur d’Alene, ID 2007

·        Auntie’s Books Art Gallery, Book Art Bizarre, INWCA, Spokane, WA 2006

·        The Carr Gallery, Paper Capers, Idaho Falls, ID  2006

·        Mobius Kids Art Museum, Spokane, WA 2006

·        Art in the Garden, Spokane, WA, May 2006

·        Confluence Gallery, A Narrative in Time: Art with a Story; Stories as Art, Twisp, WA 2006

·        The Artist’s Tree Gallery, A Glimpse of the Gamut, Spokane, WA 2006

·        Human Rights Education Institute, First Art Gallery Exhibit, Art in Conjunction with Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Coeur d’Alene, ID 2006

·        Center Place, Mirabeau Point, Spokane Valley, WA 2005-2006

·        The Art Spirit Gallery, Small Artworks Invitational, Coeur d’Alene, ID 2005

·        The Kress Gallery, Headstrong & Humorous, Spokane, WA 2005-2006

·        Angel Gallery of Fine Art & Antiques, …And All That Jazz…,Coeur d’Alene, ID 2005

·        GoodWorks Gallery, Out of the Bag, Into the Box, Spokane, WA 2005

·        Spokane Valley Artist Studio Tour, (guest artist) Spokane Valley, WA 2005, 2006

·        The Tin Man Gallery, Fiber Artist Invitational,  Spokane, WA 2005

·        Create Gallery, Giggling Goliards, Newport, WA 2005

·        Unitarian Universalists Gallery, Spokane, WA 2005

·        The Woman’s Show, Spokane, WA 2004

·        Chase Gallery at City Hall, Just For Fun Invitational, Spokane, WA 2004

·        Studio Gallery of Charleen Martin, Coeur d’Alene, ID 2004

·        Colburn’s Gallery, Spokane, WA 2004

·        Colville Arts Foundation, Snap, Crackle, Pulp exhibition and workshop, Colville, WA 2003

·        Corner Gallery, North Idaho College, Faces and Phases of CCA Artists, Coeur d’Alene, ID 2003

·        Chase Gallery at City Hall, My Mother, My Father Invitational, Spokane, WA 2003

·        Post Falls Library Exhibition  & Presentation, Post Falls, ID 2003

·        Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, Works From the Heart, Spokane, WA 2003-present

·        Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, It’s About Time Clock Project, Spokane, WA 2002

·        Koehler Gallery, Whitworth College, Harvesting Hope & Humor Spokane, WA 2002

·        Dogwood Festival, Lewiston, ID 2002  (Awarded First Place: Three Dimensional)

·        Corner Gallery, North Idaho College, North Idaho Artists, Coeur d’Alene, ID 2002

·        Art Train USA, NASA Art Program, Deer Park, WA 2002

·        Inland Craft Warnings Invitational Artist Gallery, Spokane, WA 2001

·        Spokane International Airport, WA 2001, 2002, 2004-2005

JURIED EXHIBITIONS

·        8th Annual Winter Solstice Exhibition-Let There Be Peace On Earth, Moscow, ID

·        Taylor-Parker Motors/POAC ArtWalk I, Sandpoint, ID 2008

·        19th International Exhibition on Animals in Art, Baton Rouge, LA 2006

·        Allied Arts Gallery, Richland, WA 2004

·        Art on the Green, Coeur d’Alene, ID 1997 – 2007 (Honorable Mention Award 1997, 2004, 2009)

·        First Night Spokane, Spokane, WA 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

·        River City Gallery, Eight Brazen Broads and Larry Post Falls, ID 2002, also 1997, 2000, 2001

·        Worcester Center for Crafts, Gone Bowling, Worcester, MA 2001

·        The Chase Gallery at City Hall, The Papier Chase Spokane, WA 2001

·        Frame of Mind Gallery, Coeur d’Alene, ID 1998-2001

·        The Crawford Gallery in City Hall, Paper Dreams & Reckless Imaginings Deer Park, WA 2000

NON-JURIED EXHIBITIONS

·        Art in the Rough, Post Falls, ID 2004

·        Harding Family Center, Coeur d’Alene, ID 2003, 2004

·        Raw Space Art Exhibit, Spokane, WA 2000, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006

·        American Works Responses to September 11th Spokane, WA 2001

AWARDS

·        Brooten Purchase Award/Citizens Council for the Arts for Borah Elementary School 2009

·        First Place: Three Dimensional, Dogwood Festival Juried Invitational, Lewiston, ID, 2002

·        Honorable Mention Award, Art on The Green Juried Exhibition, Coeur d’Alene, ID 1997, 2004, 2009

COMMISSIONS AND PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

·        Borah Elementary School, Coeur d’Alene, ID

·        LGD Interior Designs, Coeur d’Alene, ID

·        Private commissions and collections (references available upon request)

·        Harding Family Center, Coeur d’Alene, ID

AFFILIATIONS

·        Women’s Caucus for Art 2006-2008

·        Northwest Papier  Mâché Artists’ Guild (Co-founder and Director) 2000-present

·        Citizen’s Council For The Arts 1990-present

·        Spokane Valley Arts Council  2005-2007

·        Creative Circle/Full Spectrum Art Studio Artists 1997-2007

·        Art on the Edge youth program volunteer/Board Member 1995-2000

·        Idaho Writers League 1993-1995

·        Toastmasters International (CTM award) 1992-1993

·        National Speakers Association 1992-1993

ARTICLES, PUBLICATIONS and ART IN PRINT

·        Signals:The Spokane Club Magazine, May 2009, Volume 43 No 10, p.4

·        Spokane/Coeurd’Alene Living, March 2009, p.158-159

·        Spokesman-Review, On the Wall, February 12, 2009, p.C1

·        Spokesman-Review, On the Wall, February 5, 2009, p. C1

·        Sandpoint Reader, “ArtWalk Goes Vehicular” July 17, 2008, p 11

·        Sandpoint Reader, “Faces Captured Me,” July 3, 2008, p. 11

·        Lark Books, 500 Chairs: Celebrating Traditional and Innovative Designs,  ©2008, p. 45

·        Spokesman-Review, ValleyVerve, September 30, 2006

·        Spokesman-Review, December 23, 2004, p. D3, D7

·        The Inlander, October 28-November 3, 2004, p.18

·        Post Falls Press, Local Section, April 13, 2004, p. C1, p. C3

·        Coeur d’Alene Press, Local Section, April 13, 2004, p. C1, p. C3

·        Spokesman-Review, Close to Home, Handle Section, February 18, 2004, p. B1, p. B5

·        Spokesman-Review, “Opulent Offerings,” December 10, 2003, p. D1, p. D3

·        The Statesman-Examiner, September 2003, p.1

·        “Rise and Shine,” “Gossamer Wings,”  and interview, The North Columbia Monthly, August 2003, p. Cover, p. 10-12, p. 20

·        Spokane/Coeur d’Alene Living, July/August 2003, p.78

·        “Grandma’s Remedy,”  We’Moon ’01 international calendar 2001, p.165

·        “Women Healers,” and article, The Crafts Report, Insights Section, October 2001, p. 22

·        The Inlander, August 16, 2001, p. 16

·        The Spokesman-Review, August 2, 2001, P. D3

·        The Local Planet, July 26, 2001, p.15

·        The Tribune, Diversions, April 11, 2001, p. 13

·        The Tribune, Diversions, September 20, 2000, p.7

·        The Inlander, December 1, 1999, p.19

·        The Spokesman-Review, November 18, 1999, p.D7

·        Coeur d’Alene Press, Cover of Arts and Entertainment Section, October 3, 1997, p. A1, p. A3

·        Coeur d’Alene Press, August 1997

·        Post Falls Tribune, August 28, 1997, p.1

·        The Earthstewards Network Newsletter, Winter 1994, p. 4, p.14

EDUCATION

·        Assisted artist Ken Spiering in life-size bronze casting of Emilie Gamelin Statue, Spokane, WA

·        Life, continuous–Various workshops, classes, seminars, ongoing

·        Attended North Idaho College 1983-present, Graduated High School 1980

TEACHING

·        Harding Family Center, Coeur d’Alene, ID, 2009

·        Spokane Art Supply Too, Spokane Valley, WA 2006 (demonstration and workshop)

·        Elementary – High School students (teaching and demonstration) 1997-present

·        Colville Arts Foundation, Colville, WA 2003

·        Art Train USA, NASA Art Program (demonstration and exhibit), Deer Park, WA 2002

·        Hands-on Art, Coeur d’Alene, ID 2001

·        Kootenai County Juvenile Detention Resident Art Teacher, Coeur d’Alene, ID 2000

·        Art on the Edge Art Classes 1995-1998

·        Tsitsikama  youth/environmental/cultural exchange program, South Africa 1996

·        PeaceTrees, youth/environmental/cultural exchange program, Switzerland, 1993

LECTURES

·        River Ridge Association of Fine Arts, Spokane, WA 2009

·        First Friday Salon, Northwest Museum of Art and Culture’s Art at Work Gallery, Spokane, WA 2003

·        Post Falls Library, Post Falls, ID 2003

·        Koehler Gallery, Whitworth College, Spokane, WA 2002