Elizabeth Jameson


MFA Sculpture, Mills College, Oakland Ca                            
BA Art, Western Washington University, Bellingham Wa


Herringer Family Foundation purchase, 2004
The Stranger Genius Award, "one to watch"  2004
Best of Show, Bellevue Art Museum Auction, 2001
Special Award, Art Port Townsend, Annual Juried Show, 2000
Fellowship Award, Villa Montalvo, 1999
Best of Show Award, Pacific Northwest Arts Council Juried Exhibition “Phresh” 1999
Seattle Collects, Seattle Arts Commission, 1999
Jay DeFeo Awardfor Outstanding MFA Graduate, Mills College, 1998
Cadogan Scholarship, The San Francisco Foundation, 1997 

Invitational Artist Residencies


Centrum Artist Residency, 2006 Port Townsend WA

Headlands Artist Residency, nominee for 2006, San Francisco CA

Centrum Artist Residency, 2001 Port Townsend, WA

Villa Montalvo Artist Residency Program, 1999 Saratoga CA

Tophat Shine Artist Residency Program, 1999 Vienna Austria

Solo Exhibitions

G. Gibson gallery, Seatle WA 2014
Henry Art Gallery "Viewpoints", Seattle WA 2013 
Fetherston Gallery, Seattle WA 2012
Fetherston Gallery, Post Bellum Seattle WA 2009
Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend WA 2008
Fetherston Gallery, Seattle WA 2007
Fetherston Gallery, Seattle WA 2004
Henry Art Gallery, Elizabeth Jameson: Splendorform, Seattle WA 2002
FetherstonGallery, Seattle WA 2002
King County Art Gallery, Seattle WA 2000
Vereinigung Bildender Kunstlerinnen Osterreichs, Vienna Austria 1999
Raw Gallery, Seattle WA 1999
Viking Union Gallery, Bellingham WA 1999
AOV Gallery, San Francisco, Ca 1998

Juried and Invitational Exhibitions

Bellevue Art Museum  Museum Forum, Bellevue WA 2020
Bellevue Art Museum "Bellwether 2019" Bellevue WA 2019 Erickson Theater off Broadway Degenerate Art Ensemble "Skeleton Flower" Seattle WA 2019 Port Townsend Wearable Art Show, "The Patchwork Queen" Port Townsend WA 2018 On the Boards Degenerate Art Ensemble "Predator Songstress" Seattle WA 2017 Yerba Buena Performance Center Degenerate Art Ensemble "Predator Songstress" San Francisco CA 2016 Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Bainbridge Island WA 2014 G. Gibson gallery Seattle WA 2013 SAM Gallery "Stitchery" Seattle WA 2013 Northwind Arts Center "The Figure" Port Townsend WA 2013 Bumbershoot "Elvistravaganza" Seattle WA 2012 Bumbershoot "Bumber by Number" Seattle WA 2011 University House Wallingford "North South East West" Seattle WA 2011 Kobo at Higo "Senninbari" Seattle 2011 Whatcom Museum "Show of Hands: Northwest Women Artists 1880-2010" Bellingham WA 2010
SAM Gallery "Here and Now" Seattle WA 2007 Kunst-Markt Am Schopfwerk, Vienna Austria 2006 On the Boards, Dinner Theater by Matthew Richter/XOM, Seattle WA 2006 Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, Intersections, Bainbridge Island, WA 2006 Bumbershoot, Softly Threatening: Artwork of the Modern Domestic, Seattle WA 2006 Richmond Art Center, Dress: Clothing As Art, Richmond, CA 2005 Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Inside Out, Ketchum ID 2005 Center on Contemporary Art, Couplings, Seattle WA 2005 Kirkland Arts Center, Ruffle: Decadent Vexation, Kirkland WA 2004 Vereinigung Bildender Kunstlerinnen Osterreich, Archiv, Vienna Austria 2004 Bumbershoot, Thread: Fashion is Art, Seattle WA 2003 Testpattern, Partsong, Seattle WA 2003 City Space, Seattle Collects 2002, Seattle WA Eye Lounge, Invitational 2002, Phoenix AZ Noodleworks Invitational, Lava 2002, Seattle WA Henry Art Gallery, Cheap Thrills, Seattle WA 2002 Art Port Townsend Juried Art Show, Port Townsend WA 2000, Deborah Paine juror Bellevue Art Museum, “Northwest Annual” Bellevue WA 2000, Brian Wallace juror Western Gallery, Point of Origin: Westerns Art Alumni” Bellingham, WA 200 San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery “Facing Fear” 1999, Rupert Jenkins, Paula Levinejurors Pacific Northwest Art Council “Phresh” Seattle, WA 1999, Trevor Fairbrother juror Tacoma Art Museum, Northwest Biennial Competition “The End” 1999, Fred Wilson juror Bellevue Art Museum, Pacific Northwest Annual, Bellevue WA 1999, John Tupper juror Erector Square Gallery, National Juried Exhibition, New Haven CT 1999, Elizabeth Sussman juror COCA Northwest Annual, Seattle WA 1999, Kerry James Marshall juror Berkeley Art Center, 14 Annual juried Exhibition, Berkeley Ca 1998, Janet Bishop juror Fetherston Gallery, Group Show, Seattle WA 2011 SAM Gallery, Body Image, Seattle WA 2008 Fetherston Gallery, Seattle WA 2007 Henry Art Gallery, Big Bang Bash, Seattle WA 2007 Alysia Duckler Gallery, LA Artfair, Los Angeles CA 2006 Henry Art Gallery, Bashville, Seattle WA 2005 Henry Art Gallery, Short Stories: Contemporary Selections, Seattle 2005 SAM Gallery, Ballard Fetherston Gallery Artists Seattle 2004 SAM Gallery, 30 anniversary celebration Seattle WA 2003 Fetherston Gallery, Seattle WA 2001 AOV Gallery, San Francisco Ca 2001 Fetherston Gallery, Seattle WA 2001 SAM Gallery, “Introductions 2000” Seattle WA Project 416 “Carapace” Seattle WA 1999 Artspace “Box Populi” Seattle WA 1999 Mills College Art Gallery “MFA Exhibition” 1998 Oakland CA

Select Bibliography

"In Bloom" City Arts magazine , October 2018
"How Godzilla and a dress of 10,000 flowers" 2019 
"Women artists reflect.." The Seattle Globalist July 2017
"Rebel Royalty" City Arts magazine, November 2015
"Artist profile-Elizabeth Jameson" Art Ltd Magazine March 2014 
“Operation Enduring Freedom” In/Visible podcast, May 2007
Nurses and Queens Seattle Weekly Recommendation Rachel Shimp May 2007
Seattle: Sam's Masterpieces , Bugs on display” Jen Graves, May 2007
Fitch and Jameson's versions of the modern domestic are quite exotic” Seattle P-I, 5/24/07
Bumbershoot: Creepy cakes and tree sweaters are in the limelight” Seattle P-I, Sept 1, 2006
Tool Kit” project for Resonance magazine, Spring 2006
Coffee with an Art Star”, March 2005
Artists dress up our fears in Ruffle: Decadent Vexation” Seattle P-I, Oct 29,2004
Genius Awards, Ones to Watch” The Stranger, October 14, 2004
The Stranger Suggests” The Stranger, October 14, 2004
Two contrasting shows at Ballard-Fetherston” Seattle P-I, May 21, 2004
Six Superlatives” Seattle Weekly, December 31-Jan 6 2004
The Mountain is Out” Modern Painters, Autumn 2002
Elizabeth Jameson at Ballard Fetherston Gallery” Artweek, October 2002
Bound and Seduced, Outfits of Secrecy and Fear” The Stranger, August 15, 2002
Elizabeth Jameson:The line between isolation and beauty” International Examiner, Aug7,2002 
Artist looks at clothing : Are we wearing it, or is it wearing us?” Seattle P-I, August 2, 2002
Protection Racket” Seattle Weekly, July 18,2002
Dread and Whimsy: The drawings of Elizabeth Jameson”
Decorative art is exalted in painting and sculpture” Seattle P-I, Dec 7, 2001
Pricey Parodies” Seattle Weekly, Dec 13-19 2001
Hits, misses at the Pacific Northwest Annual” Seattle Weekly, Aug 17-23 2000
Stranger Suggests” The Stranger, September 2000
Art in Progress: BAM’s Pacific Northwest Annual” Seattle P-I, July 11, 2000
Sample the new styles at SAM’s rental gallery” Seattle Times, March 10, 2000
The End: Tacoma Art museum Northwest BiennialCompetition” Art Access, September 1999
1999 Northwest Annual: A very good year at Bellevue museum” Seattle P-I, July 12, 1999
1999 Northwest Annual” Seattle Times, January 21, 1999

Catalogue and Book Illustration

Degenerate Art Ensemble, Predator Sonstress Catalog 2016
Show of Hands: Northwest Women Artists 1880-2010, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham WA 2010
Open Box, Carla Harryman, Belladonna Books, 2007
Filter Literary magazine, Seattle WA 2006
Dress: Clothing as Art, Richmond Art Center, Richmond CA 2005
Fashion is Art, Thread for art, Seattle WA 2003
Lava 2002, Noodleworks Invitational, Seattle WA 2002
Printemps a Paris, The Bellevue Art Museum Gala Auction, Bellevue WA. 2001
Beyond the Rock Garden, The Wingluke Asian Museum, Seattle WA. 1996

Arts Associations

Artists for Japan, founding member of fundraising group for Japan earthquake, 2011-current
Seattle Arts Commission, 2007-2009
Soil, Artist's Co-op , 1995-1996, 1998-2000
Greenwood Arts Council 1995-1996
619 Gallery, founder and director, 1995-1996

Teaching, Curating, Lecture and Panel Discussion

The Grocery, artist talk with Degenerate Art Ensemble Seattle WA 2018
Degenerate Art Ensemble, artist talk Seattle WA 2017
Northwind Arts Center, juror “Alchemy for the Abstract” Port Townsend Wa 2010
Northwind Arts Center, artist talk, Port Townsend WA 2010
Bumbershoot, artist talk with curator Yoko Ott, 2006
Sun Valley Center for the Arts, artist talk with curator Kristin Poole, 2005
Henry Art Gallery, Artist Conversation w/ Robin Held and Judy Souralki, 2002
Henry Art Gallery, slide lecture presentation in Collections, 2002
Kustom Purse, Kuhlman, Seattle WA 2001-Curator
King County Art Gallery, Juror for 2001 gallery program
Yesler Community Center, art teacher
COCA - Artist Assistant to Performance Artist Marilyn Arsem, 1999
Berkeley Art Center, 14th Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Artist Salon Panelist 1998
Mills College teaching assistant to Moira Roth 1998
Mills College teaching assistant to Anna Valentina Murch 1999

Public Collections

Whatcom Museum
Henry Art Gallery
Mills College Art Museum
City of Seattle
St. Regis Hotel
Neiman Marcus
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