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© 2019 by Hilary Pfeifer. 

C.V.

Collections and Public Projects

Confluence - Installation at Huestis Hall, University of Oregon, (Collection of the State of Oregon) 2019.

Wishing Tree for Ronald McDonald House, South Waterfront, Portland, OR 2019.
Outdoor sculptures for Garlington Health and Wellness Center, Portland, OR. 2018-19. (client: Cascadia Behavioral Health) Outdoor sculpture for Gallery Without Walls, Lake Oswego, OR. Summer 2017-19
Outdoor sculpture and architectural screening for Peloton Apartments, Portland, OR, 2016-17.
Architectural screening for Hollywood East Apartments (client: Home Forward,) Portland, OR, 2016
Indoor and Outdoor silhouettes for Beech Street Apartments, Portland OR. (Client: Home Forward)
Metal screens for Head Start Play area at Stephens Creek Crossing, Portland, OR, June 2014. (Client: Home Forward)
Outdoor sculpture for Park and Ride at terminus of TriMet's Max Orange Line, Portland, OR, 2014.
Outdoor sculpture for Trolley Trail, part of TriMet's Max Orange Line, Portland, OR.
Oregon Health Sciences University Mother Baby Unit, Portland, OR
Northwest College of Natural Medicine, Portland, OR
Oregon State University Student Success Center, Corvallis, OR,  ( Collection of the State of Oregon) 2012
Randall Children's Hospital at Legacy Emannuel, Portland, OR
Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR
TriMet, Portland, OR
Center for Art in Wood, Philadelphia, PA
St. Joseph’s Hospital, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ
Bresler & Reiner office lobby, Rockville, MD (consultant: Judith Weisman)
Oregon College of Art and Craft
The White House
Fleur Bresler
Lee Unkrich


Selected Solo Exhibitions

Save Our Souls Velvet da Vinci Gallery, October 2015
Arfabet, Velvet da Vinci Gallery, October 2012
The Beauty of Life, Portland Building, Portland OR, October, 2010
Natural Selection, Ogle Gallery, Portland, OR, September 2008.
-travelled to Velvet da Vinci Gallery, San Francisco, CA, January 2009.
Chandellear, (collaboration with Christian Bannister) Quirk Gallery, Richmond, VA. October 2005  
‘s Warm, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA, March-June, 2006.
-travelled to Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR, 2007.
Vertical Garden (collaboration with Heather Perkins) Portland Building, Portland, OR, 2004.
Cumulate, Indianapolis Arts Center, Indianapolis, IN, 2003.  
-travelled to Velvet da Vinci Gallery, San Francisco, CA, April 2004
-travelled to Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR, September 2004.
Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA , July 2002.
Model Room, Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR, December - February, 2002.
Bounce, Velvet da Vinci Gallery, San Francisco, CA, July 2001.
New Work, PDX Contemporary, Window Project, Portland, OR, February 2001.


Selected Group Shows

Glean Residency Exhibition, PNCA+OCAC Applied Craft Bison Building, Portland OR, August 2016.
The Food Show, curated by Daniel Rolnik. bG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA., July 2016.
Bartram's Boxes Remix -- Invitational show (organized by the Center for Art in Wood) Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA. January 21 - April 16, 2017.
State of Oregon Craft, Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR, Summer 2015. Curated by Namita Gupta Wiggers and Nicole Nathan.
Beyond Boundaries - Wood Art for the 21st Century, a juried show sponsored by Collectors of Wood Art at SOFA Chicago (November 6-9, 2014) Juror: Emily Zilber. 
Bartram's Boxes Remix, invitational, Center for Art in Wood, Philadelphia, PA, May-June, 2014.
Food as Subject for Craft The Craft in America Study Center, Los Angeles, CA, February 2, 2013 - April 6, 2013
Sitka Art Invitational, Portland, OR, Invited artist 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Makers in 2012: OCAC Alumni in Wood and Fibers, Hoffman Gallery, Oregon College of Art and Craft, Summer 2012
Robin Wood's Cores Recycled (invitational) Center for Art in Wood, Philadelphia PA Nov. 2012-February 2013.
75 Gifts for 75 Years, Curated by: Namita Wiggers, Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR, July 2011 – Feb 2012
Turning to Art in Wood, The Center for Art in Wood, November 11, 2011 - April 2012, Philadelphia, PA
WoodWorks: an Invitational Exhibition, McMaster Gallery, University of South Carolina, August 29th -Sept 30th, 2011
Exhibition in Motion, Bellevue Arts Museum, part of the Society for North American Goldsmiths Conference, May 2011. 
Stimulus, Sienna Gallery, Lenox MA, Summer 2009.
Wire We Here? Invitational, Keke Cribbs: curator, Muse Gallery, Whidbey Island, WA, March 2009.
Points of View (collaboration with Christian Bannister) Kopper Gallery, Fiskars, 
Finland, Summer 2007.
Anti-War Medals, Velvet da Vinci Gallery, San Francisco, CA October 2003. Travelled to:
- Electrum Gallery, London, England, May 2004
- Festspillene i Nordnorge, Harstad, Norway, June 20-June 26, 2004.
- Nordnorsk Kunstnersentrum, SvolvÊr, Norway, July 1 - July 25, 2004.
- Troms¯ Kunstforening, Troms¯, Norway, August 6 - 22, 2004.
- Barents Spectacle, Kirkenes, Norway January - February 6, 2005
- Hipotesi Gallery, Barcelona, Spain, March 2005.
ABC of Craft, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX, August 4 - Sept. 5, 2004
Northwest Biennial, Tacoma Art Museum, April 17 - Sept. 6, 2004.  
Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, curators.
Domesticated Animals, Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, December 1, 2003 - January 18, 2004.
Pacific Northwest Annual, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA Oct 4-Nov 19, 2003.  
Esther Luttikhuizen. juror.
Chess, Velvet da Vinci Gallery, May 1-31, 2003. Travelled to:
-The Vennel Gallery, Irvine, Scotland, June 28 - July 28, 2003
-The Victoria & Albert Museum, London, February 2004.
-The Gallery, Ruthin Craft Centre, Denbighshire, Wales, April, 2003.
-Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI, April 25 - August 15, 2004.
-Fuller Museum of Craft, Brockton, MA, February 12 - June 3, 2005
-Thomas Mann Gallery, New Orleans, LA, October 5 -November 15, 2004
Exhibition in Motion, Fashion Institute of San Francisco, part of the Society for North American Goldsmiths Conference, May 2002.
Play, (Jeff Jahn, curator,) Littman Gallery, Portland State University, Portland, OR, September 2002
Whimsey, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR December 6-January 31, 2002
Pacific Northwest Annual, Bellevue Art Museum, October 6-January 13, 2002, Sue Spaid, curator.
Craft Biennial, Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR, July 12 - September 9, 2001.
Northwest Biennial, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA, July 6 - September 9, 2001.
IndiCollects, Herron Gallery, Indianapolis, IN August 30-Sept 23, 2000.
Featured artist at Reed College Changes in the Millenium Lecture Series, October, 1999.
As the Stain Fades...., Nine Gallery, Portland, OR, January 1999
Feminine Products, Zeitgeist Gallery, New Orleans, LA, October, November 1997
The Next Generation, Meredith Gallery, Baltimore, MD, Summer 1996


Education

Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR, BFA in Metals, June 1999.
University of Oregon, attended 1987-1989.
Colby College, attended 1985-1987.
Midland School, graduated 1985.


Awards, Grants, Residencies

Glean Artist-in-Residence, (a collaboration with Metro and Recology) Portland, OR 2016.
Professional Development Grant, Regional Arts and Culture Council, 2014
Professional Development Grant, Regional Arts and Culture Council, 2012
Project Grant, the Puffin Foundation, 2008
Career Opportunity Grant, Oregon Arts Commission, 2008
Project Grant, Regional Arts and Culture Council, 2008 cycle.
Artist-in-Residence, Julia and David White Artists’ Colony, Ciudad Coron, Costa Rica, Winter, 2007.
Artist -in-Residence, ONOMO, Fiskars, Finland, February 2007.
RACC Professional Development Grant, 2006 cycle.
Fellowship and Artistic Residency, Wood Turning Center, Philadelphia, PA, Summer 2006.
Lilla Jewel Visual Artist Grant, McKenzie River Gathering Foundation, June 2004. 
Jurors’ Award, Northwest Biennial, Tacoma Art Museum, 2004. Jurors: Ilya & Emilia Kabakov
Merit Award, American Craft Council Show, San Francisco, August 2002. juror: Pier Voulkous
Merit Award, American Craft Council Show, San Francisco, August 2001, juror: Lloyd Herman.


Selected Publications

1x1: A LEGACY OF CRAFT, COMMUNITY, AND ART IN WOOD, book to commemorate retirement gift by 65 artists for

            Albert LeCoff, co-founder and Emeritus Director of the Center for Art in Wood, Wonderfull Design Co., 2020.

Why Portland, Oregon, is to handicrafts what Los Angeles is to movies...  by Mike Hodgkinson , South China Morning Post, 2019
Ronald McDonald Waterfront House is a Place Like Home, by Ben Read, Portland Tribune, January 2019.
A closer look at some of the art of Gallery Without Walls, by Barb Randall, Lake Oswego Review, August 10, 2017.
New Outdoor Gallery Along Trolley Trail, by Ellen Spitaleri, Clackamas Review, September 2015.
Trolley Trail Offers a Woodsy Museum for All, by Michaela Bancud, Portland Tribune, July 2015.
Good Natured Art, by Dean Baker, Portland Tribune, December 13, 2014.
Beyond Boundaries - Wood Art for the 21st Century, catalog for juried show sponsored by Collectors of Wood Art at SOFA Chicago, November 2014 Essay by juror Emily Zilber. 
Bartram's Boxes Remix, Exhibition Catalog, Center for Art in Wood, Phila., PA, 2014.
It All Adds Up by Elizabeth Rusch, American Craft Magazine, December 2013/January 2014 issue
The Art of the Teapot | A 20 year retrospective | Oregon Art and Craft. Exhibition catalog. 2013
author, Arfabet, children's book, 2012
Over the River and Through the Woods, Interior Design Magazine, July 2012.
Celebrating Whimsy and Elephants, DK Row, Oregonian, April 27, 2012.
Against the Grain, by Amy S. Rosenberg, Philadelphia Enquirer, February 2012.
75 Gifts for 75 Years Exhibition Catalog, Namita Wiggers, Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR, 2012.
Turning to Art in Wood – limited edition portfolio, The Center for Art in Wood, Philadelphia, PA, 2011
author, Elephabet, children's book, 2011
author, Do-It-Yourselfabet, children's workbook, 2011
1000 Ideas for Creative Reuse by Garth Johnson, 2009.
Treehugger, January 2009.
Interview, Green Muze, www.greenmuze.com, January 2009.
Interview, unBLOGGED, October 2008, www.tjnorris.net/blog
Natural Selection, American Craft Magazine, Aug/Sept. 2009.
Evocative Botany, Just Out, August 2008.
Craft Based Brilliance, by DK Row, Oregonian, March 2, 2007.
One Good Turn, by Robin Rice, City Paper, Philadelphia, PA, August 9, 2006.
Gallery Pick, Boston Globe, April 6, 2006.
Artists Take a Nature Hike by Joseph Gallavan, Portland Tribune, Portland, OR July 23, 2004.
Innovative pieces rise above the rigid foundation of 'Buildingwise' by Judy Wagonfeld, 
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Seattle, WA, April 30, 2004.
San Francisco Bay Guardian, arts editor’s pick, review of Chess Show, week of May 14, 2003.
Play, (exhibition catalog) essay by Jeff Jahn, 2002.
Toying with Play, Willamette Week, by Richard Speer, September 11, 2002.
Game Plan, Portland Tribune, by Michaela Bancud, September 6, 2002.
Pushing Play, Oregonian, D.K. Row, September 5, 2002.
Featured artist in Portfolio section of American Craft Magazine, February/March 2002.
Review, Visual Arts, Portland Mercury, January 10, 2002.
Review, Visual Arts, The Willamette Week, January 9, 2002.
Art Mimics Life on First Thursday by D.K. Row. The Oregonian, Portland, OR. Jan 6, 1999.
Feminine Products (No Strings Attached) by D. Eric Bookhardt.  Art Papers, Jan-Feb 1998.



Selected Public Speaking and Radio Interviews

Guest Speaker to thesis business class, Oregon College of Art and Craft, spring 2017.
Artists Talk, Bartram's Boxes Exhibition, Center for Art in Wood, Philadelphia, PA, May 2014
Guest arts lecturer to 5th grade class of Alana Aaron, May, 2014, PS 48, Harlem, New York City
Artist's Talk, Bartram's Boxes Remix, invitational, Center for Art in Wood, Phila. PA, May 2014.Podcast interview, Brian R. Jonescast, 2012
Society of North American Goldsmiths Conference, PDS Series, May 2011.
College Art Association, September 2010
Art Focus, Radio Interview with Julie Bernard, September 2008.
Guest Speaker to Portland Female Executives, August, 2007.
Guest Speaker to ONOMO Artists Cooperative, Fiskars, Finland, 2007.
Guest Speaker to business class at Oregon College of Art & Craft, 2000-2006.
Panelist, Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR, June, 2005.
Slide lecture, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR, October, 2004.
Slide lecture, Haystack Mountain School of Craft, October 2004.
ArtStar - Radio Interview with Eva Lake, KPSU Public Radio, Portland, OR, July 25, 2004.
Art Focus - Radio Interview with Julie Bernard, KBOO Public Radio, Portland, OR, July 8, 2004.
Slide lecture, Northwest Biennial, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA, June 2004.
Art Focus - Radio Interview with Julie Bernard, KBOO Public Radio, Portland, OR, Sept. 5, 2002

Selected Jury and Curatorial Experience

Selection Committee for Natural Grocers murals in NE Portland, 2017-18. Worked with RACC and PBOT/Portland Prosper.
Coordinated 7 permanent art attachments for bus railings in Alberta Arts District, Portland OR. Commissioned by Alberta Main Street by rhiza A+D, Summer 2012. 
Selection Committee, Alberta Main Street Public Art Project, 2012
Selection Committee, Alberta Main Street Storefront Improvement Project, 2011
Selection Committee Portland Storefronts, Regional Arts and Culture Council, September 2010 
Selection Committee Salem Art Association Fair & Festival, 2010.
Selection Committee, Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portland Building Installation Series, 2007-2009 cycle.
Selection Committee, Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portland, OR, Project Grants fall 2005.
Juror, Portland Open Studios, Portland, OR, March 2004.
Guest Curator, Deeeelight!,  Diamond Tanita Gallery, Portland, OR March, 2004.
Guest Curator, Sound and Vision, Diamond Tanita Gallery, Portland, OR March 2003.
Juror, American Craft Council 2003 Shows.
Selection Committee for Portland State University Wellness Center, Oregon Arts Commission, 2002-2003
Juror, Art in the Pearl, Portland, OR, April 2001.
Selection committee for Regional Art and Culture Council Streetcar Alignment project, Fall/Winter 2000/2001.

Teaching Experience

Guest Instructor, New Urban High School, Milwaukie, OR, January-February 2014.
Workshop Instructor, Oregon College of Art and Craft, February 2011.
Workshop Instructor, Oregon College of Art and Craft, January 2007.
Guest Instructor for Business Practices Class, Oregon College of Art and Craft,March 2005.
Workshop Instructor, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, October 2004.
Art Adventures Instructor - Oregon College of Art & Craft, Summer 1999.
Teaching Assistant to Christine Clark workshop, Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Summer 1999.
Art Adventures Instructor - Oregon College of Art & Craft, Summer 1998.
Teaching Assistant to Pat Flynn jewelry workshop, Oregon College of Art and Craft, 1997.
Teaching Assistant to Tom Eberhardt upholstery workshop, Oregon College of Art and Craft, 1996.


Other Related Experience

Owner of Bunny with a Toolbelt, wood sculpture business, 2002-present. 
Author, Elephabet (2011,) Arfabet (2012,) Alphabird (2015,) Catabet (2016,) and Little Foxes (2017.)
Consultant for Portland Emerging Arts Leaders program, Business and Culture for the Arts, Portland, OR, 2013
Design Committee, Alberta Main Street, 2011-2013
Board Member, Art on Alberta, Portland, OR, 2006-2011 (President 2008-10) 
Organized Art Hop Street Festival, Major exhibition of art by Thelma Johnson Streat, Added 4 community-made murals to Alberta Street, Procured Red Rover as a mobile art gallery, wrote and received several grants from Oregon Arts Commission and Regional Arts and Culture Council.
Volunteer, Dill Pickle Club, 2012
Advisory Committee, Art Spark, Regional Arts and Culture Council, 2012-present
Advisory committee for American Craft Council (by invitation) 2011
Advisory committee for Oregon Arts Commission (by invitation) 2010
Volunteer Roomshare Coordinator for Society of North American Goldsmiths conference, 2003.
Volunteer, American Craft Council’s Aileen Osborne Webb Awards, October, 2002.
Selected as one of 6 Oregon artists by the Oregon Arts Commission to create an original ornament for the 2002 White House Christmas tree.
Created materials database for Society of North American Goldsmiths web site, 2000.
Designed handmade card line for Constance Kay, Intl. of New York, 1999 - 2009.