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Resume – Leslie (Baumgartner) Lee

8225 SW Third Ave. Portland Oregon 97219

www.leslieleeart.com   971-266-8180   meinerslee@gmail.com

Education:
1970 BFA, Washington Univ., St. Louis, MO
1966 Honors Graduate, Wilson H.S. Portland, OR
Selected Exhibitions: (*indicates solo show)
2015 *RiverSea Gallery, Astoria,Oregon
2015 AuNaturel- International Juried Exhibition, Art Center Gallery, Clatsop Community College, Astoria, Oregon
2015 * Golden Gallery, Beaverton Oregon
2011 *Stonehenge Studios, Portland, Oregon
2007 *Hanson Howard Gallery, Ashland, Oregon
2004,5,6 Artists of the Applegate, Valley View Winery, Ruch, OR
2004 *Mary Lou Zeek Gallery, Salem OR
Hansen Howard Gallery, Ashland OR
2001 Silver Creek Gallery, Silverton OR
2000 & 2001 SOFA Exposition, represented by the Ferrin Gallery, Chicago IL
1998 Hansen Howard Gallery, Ashland OR
1996 Gallery at Salishan, Gleneden Beach, OR
1995 Feminist Visions in Clay Invitational Downey Museum of Art, Downey, CA
1998 & 1994 Featured Artist, Edgewood Orchards Galleries, Fish Creek WI
1994 &
93*Leslie Lee, mixed media sculpture, pastel paintings, Gango Gallery, Portland, OR
1993 & 91 Associates Tea Party, American Craft Museum, Garth Clark curator, New York City, NY
1993 San Angelo Ceramic National, Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, TX, Merit Award
1992 P.C. – Political Ceramics, Ferrin Gallery, Northampton, MA
*Encore, Gango Gallery, Portland, OR
1991 *Women of Substance, Gango Gallery, Portland, OR
Ceramics Now, juried national, Downey Museum of Art, Downey, CA
*Small Craft Warnings, Gallery 500, Elkins Park, PA
Oregon Invitational, Linfield College, McMinnville, OR
1990 Leslie Lee & Dennis Meiners, Maveety Gallery at Salishan, Gleneden Beach, OR
Chicago Art Exposition, represented by the Ferrin Gallery, Chicago IL
Oregon Potters Association 10th Anniversary Show, Matthew Kangas juror,
Contemporary Crafts Gallery, Portland, OR
*Leslie Lee Ceramic Sculpture,
Attic Gallery, Portland, OR
1989 & 92, 93 American Crafts Council Fair, San Francisco, CA
1989 *Fantasy Teapots, Fireworks Gallery, Seattle WA
1988 *Leslie Lee, Lawrence Gallery (Maveety) Gleneden Beach, OR
Clay and Canvas, Contemporary Crafts Gallery, Portland, OR
Annual Teapot Show, Carlyn Gallery, New York City, NY
*Clay Telling Stories, Attic Gallery, Portland, OR
1987 Tea & Fantasy, Alianza Gallery, Boston, MA
Oregon Biennial, regional juried, Portland Art Museum. Portland, OR
American Crafts Council Fair, Baltimore MD
1986 Bennet Welsh/Leslie Lee, Attic Gallery, Portland, OR
1984 International Teaparty, Contemporary Crafts Gallery, Portland, OR
1984 -2000 Ceramic Showcase, Oregon Potter’s Association, Portland, OR

Continued Education:
2013 week long painting intensive with Mary Josephson, Melinda Thornes, Jeff Gunn, Arvey Smith,
2013 Week long painting intensive with Jeff Gunn
2013 Studied drawing and painting with Mark Andres Portland Community College
2005 Three day workshop with Phyllis Trowbridge at Hummingbird, Jacksonville OR
2002 Week painting workshop with Phyllis Trowbridge Creative Arts Community Adult Arts Program,
accredited, Camp Menucha, Corbett, OR
1999 “About Face” week painting workshop with Barbara Black, as above
1993-94 Attended workshops including: B. Feves, P. Soldner, P. Lane, D. Polseno, R. Neuenschwander,
F. Boyden,
J. Lind, C Pearson, D. Reitz, M. Levine, H. Sadow, W. Daley, C. Federighi, A. Takamori, R. Gault
1990 Narrative Sculpture with Adrian Arleo, Pacific NW College of Art, Portland, OR
1986 Glaze and Color with Robin Hopper, Metchosin International Summer School for the Arts,
Metchosin, B.C. Canada
1981 Stone carving with Don Wilson, Haystack, Cannon Beach, OR
1980 Concrete Sculpture with Harold Blaze, Centrum, Port Townsend, WA
1979 – 82 Portland State University, Portland, OR Sculpture with Mishi Kasuge, Bronze Casting with Jim
Hansen, Ceramics with Ray Grimm

Related Experience:

2015 Taught Handbuilding with Clay, Creative Arts Community Adult Arts Program, accredited, Camp Menucha, Corbett, OR
2010 Taught “Room Temperature Surface Treatments for Ceramics” Metchosin International Summer School for the Arts,
Metchosin, B.C. Canada
2004 Established “Hummingbird” Workshop Center with Dennis Meiners. Taught sculpture and hosted workshops with Josh DeWeese, Beth Cavner Stichter, Meira Mathison, Ron Roy, Patrick Horsley, Victoria
Christen, Phyllis Trowbridge, Paul Bennett, Jim Koudelka, Richey Bellinger, Jim Robinson, Virginia Cartwright
2001 Taught weekly ceramics classes with Dennis Meiners in our studio
2000 Workshop with Dennis Meiners, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR
2000 & 1993 Taught The Figure in Clay – Capturing the Gesture, Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR
1997- on Designed and built “Hummingbird”, our adobe studio and straw-bale house
1993 Taught workshop at Quimper Arts Association, Pt. Townsend, WA
1992 Lecture and Demonstrations, ARTBEAT, Portland Community College, Portland, OR
1990 Taught Handbuilding/ Raku workshop, Chemeketa Community College, Salem, OR
1991 & 95, 96 Taught Handbuilding with Clay, Creative Arts Community Adult Arts Program, accredited, Camp Menucha, Corbett, OR
1987 -90 Oregon Potter’s Association Board Member, Secretary 1987, President, 1990
1979- 81 Associate Graphic designer, Milpacher Designs. Portland, OR

Awards and Collections:
2014 Personal Collection (painting): Dan Weiden, founder Weinden and Kennedy Advertising
2005 Personal Collection (painting): Steven Spence, Vice-Chair, Portland Art Museum
1993 Merit Award, Monarch Tile Ceramic National, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, TX
1992 & 93 Best of Show Third Place, Oregon Potter’s Association Ceramic Showcase
1991 Kaiser Permanente Collection, Irvine, CA
1989 Best Non-Functional Award, Oregon Potter’s Association Ceramic Showcase
1987 Personal Collection : Sonny and Gloria Kamm, international collectors
1986 Metro Arts Commission Collection, Portland, OR
1984 Celestial Seasonings Inc., Boulder, CO

Publications:
2007 “Renowned Artists Travel the Applegate Trail” Distinctly Northwest magazine, article & photo
2006 “Making Workshops Work”, Ceramics Monthly workshop supplement, cover photo, 3 page article
with photos
2004 “Oregon Art Beat” segment, Oregon Public Broadcasting- ongoing
2002 “On Our Cover” Mail Tribune, W3 magazine, Medford OR, cover photo and article
2000 Teapots Transformed by Leslie Ferrin, Guild Publishing, full page photo
“Fabulous Figures”, Oregon Home magazine, article and photo
1998 The Best of New Ceramics, Hand Books Inc., full page photo
1994 “Leslie Lee- A Portfolio”, Ceramics Monthly magazine, cover photo, 8 page article with photos
1993“ 8th Annual San Angelo National”, Ceramics Monthly, photo
1993 Focus magazine, Oregon Public Broadcasting, cover photo and article
1992 Ceramics Monthly poster for NCECA (National Conference for Education in Ceramic Arts), photo
1991 “Oregon Potters Challenge Zoning” by Leslie Lee, The Crafts Report, article
“Oregon Potters Today”, Ceramics Monthly, photo
1990 “OPA molds Network of Success”, The Business Journal, Portland, OR, article and photo
1989 & 90“News and Retrospect”, Ceramics Monthly, article and photo
1988 AMACO Teapot Calendar
1987“A Pivotal Experience”, Ceramics Monthly, article and photos

 

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