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Riis Griffen
Aloha, Oregon
RiisGriffen@gmail.com
www.riisgriffen.com

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017 Exploring the Seasons, Featured Artist, Village Gallery of Arts, Portland, OR

2015 Where I Am Now, New Seasons, Beaverton, OR
         Character Quirks, Forest Grove News-Times, Forest Grove, OR

2014 Menagerie, Featured Artist, Village Gallery of Arts, Portland, OR
         Busywork, New Morning Cafe, Corvallis, OR

2013 Summer Afternoon, Artisan Salon (Beaverton Arts Commission), Beaverton, OR

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018 Little Things 18, Guardino Gallery, Portland, OR
         97116 Pop-Up Show, Forest Grove, OR
Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts, Lakewood Center, Lake Oswego, OR
         Journeys, Hillsboro Brookwood Library gallery, Hillsboro, OR

2017 Black + White + One, Insomnia Coffee Co., Hillsboro, OR
         Grand Opening, Tappen Studios, Portland, OR
        Beaverton Arts Mix, Beaverton City Library, Beaverton, OR

2016 Celebration: Siren Nation Visual Art Show, Portland 5 Center for the Arts, Portland, OR
         Going on Record, Insomnia Coffee, Hillsboro, OR
         Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts, Lakewood Center, Lake Oswego, OR
         Brothers Grimm Fairy Tale Art Show, Portland 5 Center for the Arts, Portland, OR
         Little Beauties, Small Treasures, Valley Art, Forest Grove, OR

2015 Group Exhibit, Beaverton City Hall (Beaverton Arts Commission), Beaverton, OR
         Here Be Art, Walters Cultural Center, Hillsboro, OR
        Green Cab group exhibit, Beach Books gallery, Seaside, OR
        The Love of Portland, People’s Art, Portland, OR

2014  I Am Therefore I Think, Goodfoot Art, Portland, OR
          Things that Go Bump in the Night, People’s Art, Portland, OR
         Siren Nation’s Paint Your Art Out, Portland, OR (live painting and exhibit)
         ICON, People’s Art, Portland, OR
        The Recycled Rain Project, Olympic Mills, Portland, OR
        88 Strong, Goodfoot Art, Portland, OR
        The Love of Portland, People’s Art, Portland, OR

2013  I Am Therefore I Think, Goodfoot Art, Portland, OR
          Oddities, Lane Gallery, Portland, OR
          Siren Nation’s Paint Your Art Out, Portland, OR
         Heart of the Matter, Lane Gallery, Portland, OR
         The Love of Portland, People’s Art, Portland, OR
        Portraits, North Bank Artists’ Cooperative, Vancouver, WA

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
Australia
Canada
France
Germany
The Netherlands
Spain
Switzerland
United Kingdom
United States

AWARDS
Blue Ribbon, Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts, 2018
Honorable Mention, Village Gallery of Arts Award Show, 2016
Honorable Mention, Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts, 2016

PUBLICATIONS
VoiceCatcher, Fall 2018 issue
Whimsicalia, self-published catalog, 2018
“Affordable Art Returns to Hillsboro,” HillsboroArts magazine, Summer 2016

RELATED EXPERIENCE
President, Village Gallery of Arts Board of Directors, 2014 to 2016
Co-founder and Event Organizer, Affordable Art for Everyone, 2015 through 2017
Organizer, Westside ArtShare group, 2015 to present
Volunteer Art Instructor, Bienestar, Hillsboro, OR, 2012 to 2013
Volunteer, Publicity Committee, Portland Open Studios, 2009

EDUCATION
MA, Portland State University, Oregon, 2002
BA, Portland State University, Oregon, 1999