DANA LYNN LOUIS

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015 Thread: Laura Russo Gallery, Portland Oregon
2014 Clearing: Hoffman Gallery at Lewis and Clark College
2013 Draw: Laura Russo Gallery Portland Or
2012 Container of Essence -Pioneer Courthouse Square Festival of Flowers Portland Or
2010 Surfacing: Kuhl Gallery Oakland Ca
Whisper: Gallery 111 Sausalito, Ca
2008 Reflection: Nine Gallery, Portland Oregon
2007 Faith: Suspended, The Art Gym at Marylhurst University – Marylhurst, OR
2001 Drawing Breath: Laura Russo Gallery Portland OR
1998 Glass Sculpture and Drawing: Laura Russo Gallery Portland OR
1995 Casting: Laura Russo Gallery- Portland OR
1993 New Work: Laura Russo Gallery-Portland OR
1991 At The Core: Laura Russo Gallery – Portland, OR
1988 4am Hopkins Gallery – Columbus, OH

AWARDS, RESIDENCIES

2016 Thread :Residency Senegal West Africa :a project of the Joseph and Anni Albers foundation
2015 Contemporary Northwest Artist Award Portland Art Museum
2015 Career Opportunity Grant : The Oregon Arts Commission and The Ford Family Foundation
2015 Northwest Artist Award Portland Art Museum
2014 Franz Mayer Glass Studio Residency Munich, Germany
Oregon State Hospital, Salem Oregon
Ford Family Foundation Career Opportunity Grant
Oregon Arts Commission Career Opportunity Grant
Regional Arts and Culture Council Project Grant

2013 Museum Of Glass Artist in residence Tacoma Washington
Camp Caldera Golden Spot Residency Sponsored by the Ford Family Foundation
Sisters Oregon
Jordan Schnitzer Printmaking Award Residency Sitka Center for Art and Ecology

2008 Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant Award
2007 Nocturnal Notations – Artist-in-Residence at South Waterfront – Portland, OR
Individual Artist Project Grant – Regional Arts & Culture Council – Portland, OR

1997 Artist-in-Residence, Bullseye Glass Factory – Portland, OR
1996 Artist-in-Residence, City of Portland Waterfront Park renovation, Portland, OR
Design Team and Project artist, Replacement Headworks – Portland, OR
1995 Artist-in-Residence, Columbia Blvd. Wastewater Treatment Facility for the
Bureau of Environmental Services – Portland, OR
1990 Artist-in-Residence, Ohio State University – Columbus, OH
1988-89 Artist-in-Residence, Oregon College of Art & Craft – Portland, OR
1988 Graduate Teaching Associate Award, Ohio State University – Columbus, OH

COMMISSIONS

2015 Tri-Met Light Rail, Portland Oregon commission award Multimedia drawing ,glass, projection and light installation
2015 The Breathe Building , Portland Oregon, Drawing Breath a full building tattoo, glass doors, windows Portland Oregon
2014 Oregon State Hospital Junction City Oregon Mixed media suspended sculptures and glass
Entry wall
2011-15 Tri-Met Light Rail, Portland Oregon commission award: Install-2015
2009 Clackamas Community College “A Delicate Wandering” Mixed media suspended
installation
2007 City of Portland outdoor mural project @ Yoga Union Portland Oregon- painted mural
Ann Sacks – New York, NY – suspended installation
2006 Northgate Library – Seattle, WA – glass wall
2005 Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital – Tacoma, WA – glass curtain wall
North Atrium of City Hall – Portland, OR – four-story mixed media suspended installation
2003 Firehouse #9 – Portland, OR – mixed media sculptural wall
Oregon Convention Center – Portland, OR – glass sculptures and paintings
2002 The Street Car Lofts – Portland, OR – cast glass and steel sculptural wall
1999 College Housing NW – Portland, OR – fountain, stairway and sculptural garden
Goosehollow Apartments – Portland, OR – exterior installation
1998 Doernbecher Children’s Hospital – Portland, OR – ceramic tile installations
1997 Multnomah County Central Library – Portland, OR – bronze sculpture

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 Northwest Artist Award Exhibition, Portland Art Museum Portland Oregon
2015 Northwest Artist Award Exhibition, Portland Art Museum Portland Oregon
2014 Laura Russo Gallery
2013 Encircled, Dunedin Fine Art Center Dunedin Florida
New York Art Fair: Beaux Arts Contemporary Gallery
Group Show Laura Russo Gallery Portland Oregon
2010 San Francisco International Art Fair: Donna Seager Gallery, San Rafael, CA
2007 The Carton Service Project – Portland Oregon. A performance that combined dance and light with my sculpture.
2005 25th Anniversary exhibition, The Art Gym at Marylhurst University – Marylhurst, OR
2003 Laura Russo Gallery – Portland, OR
2002 Laura Russo Gallery – Portland, OR
2001 Wonder Women, The Art Gym at Marylhurst University
Air, ORLO – Portland, OR
Laura Russo Gallery – Portland, OR
2000 Beyond Public: Works from the Studio, Elizabeth Leach Gallery – Portland, OR
1999 Sensual Nature, Western Oregon University – Monmouth, OR
Artist’s Games, The Bellevue Art Museum – Bellevue, WA
1998 Common Ground: Exhibition of Artists-in-Residence – Bullseye Glass Factory – Portland, OR
The Garden, Contemporary Crafts Museum & Gallery – Portland, OR
Pure Form: The Intensity of Process, curated by Beth Sellars for PICA at The Art Gym

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Clearing: Dana Lynn Louis book published in conjunction with exhibition Dec 2014
Essays by curator Linda Tesner, Author David James Duncan, Poet Jennifer Boyden
Allyn Cantor, Preview- Draw at Laura Russo Gallery Portland Oregon July 2013
Daniel Duford, Dana Lynn Louis at the Nine Gallery,Portland OR, ARTWEEK, September 2008
Lois Alan, Dana Lynn Louis at The Art Gym, Marylhurst University Sculpture Magazine, December 2007
Bonansinga, Kate, “The Lightness of Balance,” exhibition catalogue essay, May 2007
Duford, Daniel, “Dana Lynn Louis at The Art Gym, Marylhurst University,” Artweek, May 2007
Row, D.K., “Shows of Note,” The Oregonian, March 2007
Norris, TJ, “Riding The Wire,” tjnorris.net, March 2007
Neugarten, Rachel, “Small-scale Graces,” The Oregonian, March 2007
Miller, Wendy, “Installationen von Dana Lynn Louis,” Glashaus, January 2006
Olsen, Beth, “Suspended Sculpture,” Oregon Home, September/October 2005
Kangas, Matthew, “Dana Lynn Louis,” Sculpture, March 2002
Rw, D.K., “Sliding at the Top of the Heap,” The Oregonian, July 1998
Bonansinga, Kate, “Fear and Wonder,” Willamette Week, July 1998
Row, D.K., “Tip Sheet,” The Oregonian, July 1998
Gragg, Randy, “Tip Sheet,” The Oregonian, July 1998
Christ, Janet, “Tree of Knowledge Is Up for Grabs,” The Oregonian, January 1997
Finnemore, Barry, “Central Library Takes Root,” Daily Journal of Commerce, January 1997
Hennessy, Mairi, “Bronze Tree of Knowledge Installed at Central Library,” Ourtown, January 1997
Row, D.K., “Serious Fun,” Willamette Week, January 1997
Hopkins, Terri, Traversing Territory, exhibition catalogue, January 1997
Demetre, Jim, “Reviews,” AORTA, April/May 1997
Gragg, Randy, “PICA Throws a Process Potluck,” The Oregonian, January 1997
Allan, Lois, “Forms and Fabrications at The Art Gym,” Reflex, April 1995
“Dana Lynn Louis at Laura Russo Gallery,” Reflex, March 1993
Gragg, Randy, “The Next Wave,” The Oregonian, February 1993
Weinstein, Joel, “Sculpture Shows: Bodies of Art,” The Oregonian, February 1993
Gragg, Randy, “Valentine Treats,” The Oregonian, February 1993
Gragg, Randy, “Hoffman Gallery,” The Oregonian, July 1992
Gragg, Randy, “Critic’s Choice,” The Oregonian, September 1991
Hall, Jacqueline, “Values’ Colorful Show,” The Columbia Dispatch, November 1986

EDUCATION
!989 – MFA Ohio State University, Columbus Ohio
1985 – BS Studio art and education, University of Wisconsin, Madison Wisconsin

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
2013 Mentor to Graduate Students at Pacific Northwest College of Art and Oregon College of Art
and Craft
2012- present – Teacher: Living Yoga, Founded to bring yoga to populations that would not otherwise have the opportunity to practice
2000-present Board of Directors Member, KoFalen Cultural Center – Bamako, Mali, W. Africa
Founded to enhance a cultural exchange between Westerners and Malians through visual arts, dance and music
1992-97 Founding Board Member, 1992-6 ORLO – Portland, OR A non-profit organization that explores environmental issues through            the arts