CURRICULUM VITAE

Solo exhibitions

2013 - Put a Bird on It at Toro Lounge in Bremerton, WA.

2008 - Year Five: Memorial for our Fallen at Wesley Art Gallery in Bremerton, WA.

2007 - Aviamericanos at Wesley Art Gallery in Bremerton, WA.

2007 - Year Four: Memorial for our Fallen at Wesley Art Gallery in Bremerton, WA.

2006 - The Birds of Point Heron at Northwest Design Center in Poulsbo, WA.

2006 - Year Three: Memorial for our Fallen at Max Hale Center in Bremerton, WA.

2005 - The Sixth Day Gallery in Bremerton, WA.

2005 - Year Two: Memorial for our Fallen at Max Hale Center in Bremerton, WA.

2004 - Selected Works at Amy Burnett Gallery in Bremerton, WA.

2003 - Portraits of Birds at Bremerton Public Library in Bremerton, WA.

2002 - Starlings: Explorers and Conquistadors at Amy Burnett Gallery in Bremerton, WA.

2002 - Birds of Bremerton at Amy Burnett Gallery in Bremerton, WA.

2001 - Bremerton Centennial at Amy Burnett Gallery in Bremerton, WA.

1999 - Portraits of Birds at Camas in Everett, WA.

1998 - F97 Abstracts at Gordito's in Seattle, WA.

1997 - Thick Ink at Gordito's in Seattle, WA.

1996 - Adidas Babies at Gordito's in Seattle, WA.

Collaborative exhibitions

2018 - Eternal Counting with Hiba Jameel's Atari Pains at A/NT Gallery in Seattle, WA.

Group exhibitions

2018 - Folk Life Festival: Personal Identity at A/NT Gallery in Seattle, WA.

2017 - Make America Create Again at CoCA Seattle, WA.

2008 - The CVG Show at Collective Visions Gallery in Bremerton, WA.

2007 - The Art of Flight at Arts Council Gallery in Everett, WA.

2007 - Bainbridge Island Art Expo at Gadbois Farmhouse in Bainbridge Island, WA.

2006 - 5th Annual Community Show at Metropolis Gallery in Bremerton, WA.

Viewer's Choice Award for Best in Show.

2005 - Serious at Kilian Wicks Gallery in Bremerton, WA.

2005 - Community Show at Sixth Day Gallery in Bremerton, WA.

Honorable Mention.

2004 - 3rd Annual Community Show at Metropolis Gallery in Bremerton, WA.

Viewer's Choice Award for Best in Show.

2004 - Old Town Juried Art Walk in Silverdale, WA.

Honorable Mention.

2003 - Select Gallery Artist's Show at Amy Burnett Gallery in Bremerton, WA.

2003 - 2nd Annual Community Show at Metropolis Gallery in Bremerton, WA.

1998 - Chili Chill 5 at Frog Art Productions in Seattle, WA.

1995 - 4th Annual Trapeze Awards at Museum of History and Industry in Seattle, WA.

Invited State Finalist.

1995 - 3rd Annual Connecting Collecting Creating at Art Connects in Bellingham, WA.

1994 - Global Cafe at Viking Union in Bellingham, WA.

1993 - In Our Own Image at Viking Union Gallery in Bellingham, WA.

1993 - 28th Annual Ski to Sea Art Show at Whatcom Art Guild in Bellingham, WA.

1993 - 7th Annual Art Show & Competition at Delft Square in Lynden, WA.

Public collections

2010 - Banners on Pacific for Bremerton 1% for the Arts in Bremerton, WA.

2008 - Veterans Outreach Center in Tacoma, WA.

2006 - Olympic College in Bremerton, WA.

2005 - County Courthouse for Kitsap County 1% for the Arts in Port Orchard, WA.

Community involvement

2016-2017 - Associate for ArtsFund in Seattle, WA.

2005-2006 - Advisor for Bremerton H.S. Art Department in Bremerton, WA.

2005-2006 - Chairperson for City of Bremerton Arts Commission.

2000-2001 - Advisor for Foster H.S. Art & Communication Department in Tukwila, WA.

Articles

01/15/10 - Bremerton Banners Bring Local Flair to the Streets by Lynsi Burton, Bremerton Patriot.

03/19/08 - Wesley Counts Into the Quiet of Year 5 by Bill Mickelson, North Kitsap Herald.

06/23/07 - Counting the cost of conflict...and Counting by Bill Mickelson, Kitsap News Group.

01/13/07 - The New Faces of Art by Tracey Cooper, Bremerton Patriot.

09/30/06 - Contemporary NW Art at Wesley Gallery by Shaun Scott, Bremerton Patriot.

09/20/05 - Art Decks the Halls of Remodeled Courthouse by Travis Baker, Kitsap Sun.

10/28/03 - Canvas of Loss by Rachel Pritchett, Kitsap Sun.

Education

1995 - BA in Art from Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA.

Life timeline

1970's - Grew up in the woods of Cincinnati, Ohio.

1980's - Spent youth running, restoring old bicycles, and exploring.

1988 - Enlisted in the Army as a tank driver, stationed at Fort Lewis, WA.

1991 - Completed active duty portion of enlistment and enlisted in National Guard.

1991 - Enrolled at Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA.

1991-1994 - Ran intercollegiate track and cross country at Western.

1995 - Graduated from Western Washington University with BA in Art.

1995 - Moved to Seattle, Washington.

1995-1998 - Painted under the signature fROG.

1996 - Honorable discharge from Army, completing service.

1996 - Began working part time at Microsoft as a production artist.

1996-2000 - Raced road bicycles part time.

1999 - Began painting birds, a focus the remains through to today.

1999 - Left full-time employment to pursue art.

2001 - Moved to Bremerton, Washington.

2002 - Began showing at Amy Burnett Gallery, Bremerton, WA.

2003 - Began the Eternal Counting series.

2004 - Began running in the forests and mountains of Washington state.

2004 - Self-published the monthly Bremerton Arts News magazine.

2006 - Opened Wesley Art Gallery in Bremerton, WA.

2007 - Kitsap County 1% for the Arts purchases Turkey Vulture and Blue Starling.

2009 - Closed Wesley Art Gallery.

2009 - Moved to Redmond, WA.

2010-2013 - Competed in the Xterra US and Worlds trail running championships.

2011 - Moved to Seattle, WA.

2015 - Silver medal at US national half-marathon trail championships in age division.

2016 - Gold medal at US national half-marathon trail championships in age division.

2017 - Joined Art/Not Terminal Gallery in Seattle, WA.