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Resume

Christine Helton

chris@chrisheltonart.com

Education

1990   Museum Art School, now PNCA, Portland, Oregon

          Certification in Illustration and Design

1982   Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon

           Masters in Teaching with an Art Endorsement

1975   Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington

           Bachelor of Arts in Education and English,

Professional/Volunteer Experience

2013-          Portland Art Museum Docent

2004-          Oregon Society of Artists

2012-          Oregon Food Bank Learning Gardens

2004-2018   Village Gallery of Arts

2010-2012   Art on Broadway Gallery Member

2007-2010   Beaverton Art Commission Volunteer

2001-2006   Beaverton School District, ACMA High School, Art Teacher

2001-1976    Portland Archdiocese, Primary Grades 2, 3, 4, 6, Teacher

Gallery Representation & Affiliations

Watercolor Society of Oregon 

Oregon Society of Artists, Portland, OR 

Current Gallery, McMinnville, OR. 

Critique groups: Viewpoint, WSO Metro-Critique, and Westside

Selected Awards

2018   First Place, Juried Rose Festival Show, OSA, Portland, OR

2017   Third Place, Juried Rose Festival Show, OSA, Portland, OR

2014   Honorable Mention, 200x200 Show, OSA, acrylic

2014   Best of Show, Painter’s Showcase, Reserve, pastel

2012   Honorable Mention, Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts, watercolor

2012   People’s Choice Award, Rose Festival Show, 2012, acrylic

2012   Honorable Mention, Rose Festival Show, OSA, watercolor

2011   Third Place, Painter’s Showcase, juried member, watercolor

2010   Award of Distinction, Watercolor Society of Oregon Spring Juried Show

2009   Second Place, Fall Juried Show, Oregon Society of Artists, acrylic

2009   Achievement Award, Fall Show, Watercolor Society of Oregon, watercolor

2009   People’s Choice Award, 27thRose Art Show, OSA, watercolor

2009   Third Place, theme and rose category, 27thRose Art Show, OSA, watercolor

2008   Achievement Award, Fall Juried Show, Watercolor Society of Oregon, watercolor

2007   First Place, Juried March Show, Village Gallery, watercolor

2007   Second Place, Rose Art Show, Oregon Artist Society, acrylic

2006   Honorable Mention, Village Juried Gallery, pastel

2004   Second Place, Rose Art Show, Oregon Society of Artists, pastel

2004   First Place, May Juried Show, Village Gallery, pastel

1998   Best of Show, First Place, and Best of Media, North Clackamas Arts Guild, paste


Shows and Exhibitions

2019   Current Gallery, “8”x16” Show”, McMinnville, OR

2018   Current Gallery, “Oregon Show,” juried, March, McMinnville, OR

           OSA, “Water, Rain, Weather,” April, Portland, OR

          OSA, Rose Festival Show, June, Portland, OR

2017   “Metro Critique Show,” Portland, OR 

          PAM Docent Art Show, Geezer Gallery, Portland, OR

          Watercolor Society of Oregon, Fall Show, Salem, OR

          OSA Rose Festival Show, June, Portland, OR

2016   PAM Docent Art Show, ArtReach Gallery, Portland, OR

          Celebration of Creativity, Beaverton, OR

          Currents Gallery, Portal Juried Show, McMinnville, OR

2015   Elizabeth Lofts, Pearl District, Portland, OR

          Watercolor Society of Oregon Juried Fall Show, Bend, OR

          Currents Gallery, McMinnville, OR

          PAM Docent Art Show, ArtReach Gallery, Portland, OR

2014   Watercolor Society of Oregon Juried Fall Show, Bend, OR

          PAM Docent Art Show, ArtReach Gallery, Portland, OR

          Mel’s Frame, “Christmas Show,” Portland, OR

          Watercolor Society of Oregon Juried Spring Show, Medford, OR

2013   Art on Broadway, Juried Show, Beaverton, OR

          Watercolor Society of Oregon Juried Fall Show, Bandon, OR

          Artisan Renovation, Westside Show, Portland, OR

          Mel’s Frame, Small Masterpiece Show, Portland, OR

2012   Juried Rose Festival Art Show, Oregon Society of Artists, Portland, OR

          Watercolor Society of Oregon Juried Fall Show, Welches, OR

          Currents Gallery, McMinnville, OR

          Festival of the Arts, Lake Oswego, OR

2011   Painter’s Showcase, juried member, Jenkin’s Estate, Aloha, OR

          Beaverton Arts Commission Showcase, juried show, OR

          Art on Broadway, April, featured artist, Beaverton, OR

          Watercolor Society of Oregon Juried Fall Show, Bend, OR

2010   Painter’s Showcase 2010, juried member, Jenkin’s Estate, Aloha, OR

          Oregon Society of Artist Rose Festival Juried Show, Portland, OR

          Watercolor Society of Oregon Juried Spring Show, Brookings OR

          Art on Broadway, November featured artist, Beaverton, OR

          Festival of the Arts, Lake Oswego, OR

          Sunrose Gallery, featured artist in May, Seaside, OR

2009   Beaverton Arts Commission Showcase 2009, juried show, OR

          Oregon Society of Artist Rose            Juried Show, Portland, OR

          Watercolor Society of Oregon           Spring Show, Juror John Salminen, Astoria, OR

          Beaverton’s Farmers Market,  "Artist Against Hunger," OR

          Festival of the Arts, Lake Oswego, OR

          Watercolor Society of Oregon Fall Show, Juror Robbie Laird, McMinnville, OR

2008   Portland Open Studios, Juried tour of artist’s studios 

          Sunrose Gallery, September’s featured artist, Seaside, OR 

          Canyon Beach Gallery, juried show, OR

          Cedar Hills Recreation Center, solo show, Beaverton, OR

          Wine Styles, solo show, Beaverton, OR

          Watercolor Society of Oregon Fall Show, Juror Linda Doll, Florence, OR

2007   Life Crossing Community Gallery, solo show, Red Cross, Portland, OR 2006

          Downtown Wine Walk, November featured artist, Sunrose Gallery, OR

          Village Gallery of Arts, featured artist, Portland, OR

          Paint Out and Art Sale, Beaverton’s Farmer’s Market, OR

          Beaverton Commissions Visual Art Showcase, juried show, OR

2006   Lake Oswego’s Festival of the Arts, OR

          Art in the Round, Beaverton, OR

          Oregon Society of Artist, juried annual Rose Show, Portland, OR     

2005   Alley Katz Gallery, featured artist, Seaside, OR

          Beaverton City Hall, solo show, OR

          Village Gallery, October’s Featured Artist, Portland, OR

2004   22ndAnnual Portland Rose Festival Show, Oregon Society of Artists

          Beaverton Commissions Visual Art Showcase, juried show, OR

          Beaverton School District Art Show, Rock Creek Gallery, OR