CURRICULUM VITAE

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DON WESLEY

Born 1970, Cincinnati, OH.

Lives and works in Sedro-Woolley, WA.

EDUCATION

2012 - Coursework in Human-centered Design, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

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

RECENT SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2023 - Supernova at GalleryW, La Conner, WA

2022 - Starling Rush at GalleryW, La Conner, WA

2019 - Birds Like Us at Sno-Isle Library, Edmonds, WA

2018 - Eternal Counting at ANT Gallery, Seattle, WA

RECENT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2023 - Emerge at GalleryW, La Conner, WA

2022 - Connected at GalleryW, La Conner, WA

2022 - The Birds at Smith and Vallee Gallery, Edison, WA

2020 - 20/20 Vision at CoCA, Seattle, WA

2019 - Spring Juried Show at Jansen Art Center, Lynden, WA

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

Veterans Outreach Center in Tacoma, WA

Olympic College, Bremerton, WA

County Courthouse for Kitsap County 1% for the Arts, Port Orchard, WA

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Bill Reynolds, "The Art of Learning," La Conner Weekly, April 12, 2023

Bill Mickelson, "Wesley Counts Into the Quiet of Year 5," North Kitsap Herald, April 26, 2008

Travis Baker, "Art Will Deck the Halls of Remodeled Courthouse," Kitsap Sun, September 20, 2005

Rachel Pritchett, "Canvas of Loss," Kitsap Sun, October 28, 2003

BENEFIT AUCTIONS

2019, 2021, 2022 - Museum of Northwest Art Annual Auction, La Conner, WA

2019 - Manos Unidas Benefit Auction, Seattle, WA

2006-2007 - Call for the Wild benefiting Island Wildlife Shelter, Poulsbo, WA

2006 - 5th Annual Poncho Invitational Art Auction, Seattle, WA

VOLUNTEERING

2019-2023 - Collections and exhibitions volunteer at MoNA, La Conner, WA

2019-2020 - Contributing artist to Manos Unidas Fiesta for the Children, Seattle, WA

2018 - Co-curator for the 2018 Bumbershoot ANT Gallery Juried Show, Seattle, WA

2017-2018 - Board member at ANT Gallery, Seattle, WA

2016-2017 - Associate for ArtsFund, Seattle, WA

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

2005-2006 - Chairperson for Bremerton Arts Commission, Bremerton, WA

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