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MICHELLE LICCARDO

(b. 1978 New Jersey)

Lives and works in Portland, Oregon

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012     Spaceship Earth, Helzer Gallery, Portland Community College, Portland, OR

2011     Ancient Vessels, Front Porch at Half/Dozen Gallery, Portland, OR

2010     Too Much Mustard, MK Gallery, Portland State University, Portland OR

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS & EXPERIENCE

2016

_Ash Street Project, Winter Open House, Summer Session Participants, Portland, OR

_Ash Street Project Residency, Summer Session, Portland, OR

 

2015    

_Re-Thinking Ceramics, A Showcase of Contemporary Ceramics in Oregon, Umpqua Valley Arts Association, Roseburg, OR

_9th Annual Disjecta Art Auction, Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, Portland, OR

_PCC Rock Creek Art Faculty Exhibit, Portland Community College, Portland, OR

_Testable Predictions, Carl & Sloan Contemporary, Portland, OR

_Monothon,Printmaking Weekend at Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts, Pendleton, OR

_Queer Rock Camp, Volunteer Teaching Artist, Portland, OR

 

2014         

_32X32 Show, Helzer Art Gallery, Portland Community College, Portland, OR

_GLEAN 2014, Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, Portland, OR

_The International Invitational Triennial of Contemporary Wind Chimes, ROCKSBOX Fine Art, Portland, OR

_Left Coast Annual, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA

 

2013

_Visiting Artist Benefit Auction, MK Gallery, Portland State University, Portland, OR

_32x32 Show, Helzer Art Gallery, Portland Community College, Portland, OR

_Making a Mark: Drawing in Oregon, The Arts Center, Corvallis, OR

 

 2012

_Observer of Beautiful Forms, exhibition curated by F*Mtn., Coat of Charms roving alternative art space, Canada

 

2011

_(Im)material, RECESS Gallery, Portland, OR

_Object Lessons, collaborative exhibition with Ralph Pugay, Disjecta Contemporary Art Center’s Vestibule space, Portland, OR

_Americas 2011: All Media, Harnett Hall Gallery, Northwest Art Center, Minot, ND

_Small Works, Gallery 360 & Mosaic Arts Alliance, Vancouver, WA

_Annual Faculty Exhibition, Helzer Art Gallery, Portland, OR

_IN(ter)DEPENDENCE, PLACE, Settlement Galleries, Pioneer Square Mall, Portland, OR

_The Urban Situation, Ernest Rubenstein Gallery, New York, NY

 

2010

_Intellectual Ecosystem, collaboration with Nanda D’Agostino, digital video, public art installation at Portland State University, Portland, OR

_Recent Graduates Exhibition 2010, Blackfish Gallery, Portland, OR

_GROWN UPS, Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, Portland, OR

 

2009

_Outlook, curated by James Yood, Autzen Gallery, Portland State University, Portland, OR

_Warhol: Then and Now, A Tribute to Andy Warhol, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco de Young, San Francisco, CA

_Its not us, Its you, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE   

2018

Instructor, Exploring Contemporary Art in Portland Galleries, Portland Community College, Portland, OR

 

2017

Instructor, Introduction to Painting, Portland Community College, Portland, OR

Instructor, Introduction to Sculpture, Portland State University, Portland, OR

 

2016

Instructor, Introduction to Painting, Portland Community College, Portland, OR

Instructor, Sculpture: Plaster/Clay, Portland Community College, Portland, OR

 

2015     

Studio Art Assistant Ceramics and Glass, Reed College, Portland, OR                                               

Instructor, Introduction to Painting and Two-Dimensional Design, Portland Community College, Portland, OR

 

2014

Studio Art Assistant Ceramics and Glass, Reed College, Portland, OR

Instructor, Three-Dimensional Design and Mixed Media Sculpture, Portland State University, OR

Instructor, Color Theory and Introduction to Painting, Portland Community College, OR

 

2013

Instructor, Ceramics, Creative Arts Community Residential Art Workshops, Portland, OR

Instructor, Three-Dimensional Design, Portland State University

Instructor, Two-Dimensional Design, Three-Dimensional Design, Color Theory and Introduction to Painting, Portland Community College, Portland, OR

 

2012  

Instructor, Three-Dimensional Design, Art Institute of Portland, Portland, OR

 Instructor, Two-Dimensional Design, Three-Dimensional Design, Color Theory and Introduction to Painting, Portland Community College, Portland, OR

 

2011

Instructor, Two-Dimensional Design, Three-Dimensional Design, Color Theory and Painting, Portland  Community College, Portland, OR

Instructor; Color Theory and Figure Construction, Art Institute of Portland, OR

 

2010

Instructor, Principles of Visual Communication, Art Institute of Portland, Portland, OR

Instructor, Drawing, Portland Community College, Portland, OR

Instructor, Two-Dimensional Design, Portland State University, Portland, OR

 

2009

Instructor Assistant, Representational Drawing, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

 

INSTITUTIONAL SERVICE & RESIDENCIES

2016

_Ash Street Project Summer Residency with Thomas Orr, Johanna Bloom, Lisa Conway

2015

_Monothon,Printmaking Weekend at Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts, Pendleton, OR

_Queer Rock Camp, Volunteer Teaching Visual Artist, Portland, OR

2014

_Art Beat Participant, Portland Community College, Portland, OR

_Glean Artist Fellowship, Sponsored by Recology, Cracked Pots and Portland Metro, Portland, OR

2012

_Art Beat Committee Member and Participant, Portland Community College, Portland, OR

_Pacific Northwest College of Art BFA Review Panel Reviewer, Portland, OR

2011

_Pacific Northwest College of Art BFA Review Panel Reviewer, Portland, OR

_Art Beat Committee Member, Portland Community College, Portland, OR

2010

_Guest lecturer, Introduction to Painting class, Portland State University, OR

2009

_Visiting Artist Selection Committee, hosted artists; Kristan Kennedy and Hasan Elahi, Portland State University, Portland, OR

_Art Department Promotion and Tenure Committee, Student Representative, Portland State University, Portland, OR

_Artist Assistant, Fawn Krieger’s National Park, Time Based Arts Festival, Portland Institute of Contemporary Art, OR

_Exhibition Assistant, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, de Young, San Francisco, CA

 

EDUCATION

2010

MFA, Contemporary Studio Practice, Portland State University, Portland, OR

2007

BA, Fine Arts, Portland State University, Portland, OR

2005

Study Abroad, Universita di Strangeri, Siena, Italy

 

IN THE COLLECTION OF

Portland Metro

Portland State University, Branford Price Millar Library, Portland, OR

Portland Community College, Rock Creek Campus, Portland, OR

Pat Boas

Joe Macca

Benjamin Buswell

Jenene Nagy

Namita Wiggers

Rigo23

 

ARTIST BIOGRAPHY

Michelle Liccardo’s work has been included in exhibitions at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, de Young and Portland Institute for Contemporary Art’s Time Based Art Festival.  Liccardo has exhibited her work regionally at The Art Center in Corvallis, RECESS Gallery, Rocksbox Contemporary Fine Art and Disjecta Contemporary Art Center in Portland, Oregon. In 2016 she was invited to a summer residency at the awesome ceramic studio, Ash Street Project, in Portland and is one of her favorite memories. She lives, works and teaches in Portland, Oregon.