Past Exhibitions

Exhibitions at the Schneider Museum of Art from 1986 to the Present

2014

April

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Heidi Schwegler, Visibility Near Zero
Avantika Bawa, Flood.Control
Matt McCormick, The Great Northwest

January

Home: Shelter and Habitat in Contemporary Art

2013

September

Willie Cole: Transformations and Illuminations

The Traveler and the Housewife: Deluxe Edition, by Daniel Duford

Black Manifold, video series curated by Avantika Bawa and Greg Minissale

June

Betty LaDuke: Celebrating Life

April

Fighting Men: Golub, Voulkos, Kirby (Leon Golub, Peter Voulkos, and Jack Kirby)

Recent Work by Vanessa Calvert

March

The Metaphysics of Notation

Mark Applebaum

January

Seeing 8

SOU Art Faculty Exhibition (Marlene Alt, David Bithell, Cody Bustamante, Miles Inada, Kathleen Murney, Peg Sjogren, Robin Strangfeld & Tracy Templeton)

2012

September

Selections from Portland 2012: A Biennial of Contemporary Art (Akihiko Miyoshi, Anna Gray & Ryan Wilson Paulsen, Ariana Jacob, Arnold J. Kemp, Ben Buswell, Ben Rosenberg, Chris Knight, Cynthia Lahti, Daniel Duford, Dustin Zemel, Erik Geschke, Mack McFarland, Marie Sivak, Matt McCormick, Sang-Ah Choi, Susan Seubert & Vanessa Calvert)

June

Paintings by Eva Lake and Jewels of the Navajo Loom – The Rugs of Teec Nos Pos

May

The Edge of Vision: Abstraction in Contemporary Photography (Bill Armstrong. Carel Balth, Ellen Carey, Roland Fischer, Michael Flomen, Manuel Geerinck, Shirine Gill, Barbara Kasten, Seth Lambert, Charles Lindsay Edward Mapplethorpe, Chris McCaw, Roger Newton, Beatrice Pediconi, Jack Sal, Penelope Umbrico, Randy West, Silvio Wolf, and Ilan Wolff)

March

Narrative, Mechanism, and the Digital Thread (David Bithell, Ali Momeni, Jenny Vogel)

January

SEVEN (re)Thinking Ceramics (by Jae Won Lee, Julie York, Tsehai Johnson, Brendan Tang, Matthew Scheatzle, Justin Novak, Hoon Lee)

2011

September

Mi Linda Soledad: Emilio Lobato

Felt to Steel: Ellen Wishnetsky-Mueller

June

Views of the Inner Eye:

Ellen Van Fleet, Morris Graves & M.R. Renjan

April

SOU Art Faculty Show

March

The Indigenous Tourist: Andries Fourie

Accumulation/Dissipation by Kevin Haas

January

Third Views, Second Sights: a re-photographic survey of the American West (by Mark Klett, Byron Wolfe & others)

2010

December

The Art of Invention: Sculpture: Daniel A. Henderson

The Lost Museum: Shaura Kumar

Undercast: works by Brett Phares

September

Unintended Consequences & the Digital Age

July

Ashland in Love: 75 years of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival

May

The Mythical State of Jefferson

March

Disparate Spirits: Wood Sculpture & Installation

The Work of Mike Rathbun, W. Scott Trimble & Alison Saar

January

Zhi Lin: From Tiananmen Square to Promontory Summit

2009

September

Harmonie Universelle: Four Continents of Musical Instruments from the SOU Schuman Collection and recent additions to the Permanent Collection of the Schneider Museum of Art

July

Gee’s Bend Quilts

April

Southern Oregon University Art Faculty Show

January

Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies: Alissa Arp, Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, SOU

2008

September

Selections from Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts

Paintings & Sculpture 1979-2006: Sherry Markowitz Shimmer

July

The Properties of Paint: James Lavadour

April

Artist as Social Critic: Enrique Chagoya, Betye Saar, Roger Shimomura & Ben Sakoguchi January

SKIN: selected works ((1968-2008): Walter Jule

March

Idea, Text & Image

Chavez Ravine 1949: Don Normark (photographs)

Kim Abele (mixed media)

Charles Gaines (photography, prints & drawings)

February

Cross-currents: International Prints from the University of Alberta

2007

September

Elegantly Frugal, Deceptively Simple (minimalist art)

July

From the Ancient World to the Silk Road: The Zundel Collection

May

SOU Art Faculty Show with Emeriti & Alumni

March

Selections from the Permanent Collection

February

The Light Becomes Us: Dennis Dunleavy

January

Measures of Time: David Burnett

2006

September

SMA 20th Anniversary

Emblems, Effigies & Enigmas: The Art of John Buck (wood carvings and prints)

June

Objects of Desire: Selections from the Crowell Collection

Northwest Coast Native American sculpture & contemporary glass by William Morris

April

Soaring Spirits / Feet of Clay (ceramics) by Ron Nagle, Luis Burmudez, Stephen De Staebler, Philip Cornelius, Sana Krusoe, Danae Mattes

March

International Women’s Exhibition

January

The Vanishing: Re-Presenting the Chinese in the American West

Sojourners in a Golden Land: The Chinese Presence in Southern Oregon

2005

September

Landscape Exhibition

July

Retrospective: Robert Emory Johnson

May

Northwest Matriarchs: 12 Proto-feminists from Oregon & Washington

March

Keys to the Koop: Humor & Satire in Contemporary Printmaking

Selections from the Jordan Schnitzer Foundation

January

SOU Art Faculty

2004

October

Eloquent Objects: Portrait of a Community

July

Shakespeare as Muse

May

Mark Making (drawing)

March

4 Artists / 4 Installations (Marlene Alt, Mineko Grimmer, Yuriko Yamaguchi & Connie Zehr)

January

A Taste of Raymond Saunders

2003

December

Contemporary Silver Servers: The Rabinovitch Collection

September

Challenge VI – Roots: Insights & Inspirations in Contemporary Turned Objects

June

Fire in the Heart: The Creative Process

Society of Layerists in Multi-Media

May

Art Faculty Biennial – 2003

March

Pressure Points: Recent Prints from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and the Jordan & Mina Schnitzer Foundation

January

International Prints: Ernest F. de Soto Workshop

2002

October

Wood, Paper, Bamboo, Glass: Kazuo Kadonaga

June

Crater Lake Centennial Exhibition

May

Regional Perspectives

Art from southern Oregon & northern California

April

Digital Frontiers: Photography’s Future at Nash Editions

March

The Heart Mountain Story (photographs) by Hansel Mieth and Otto Hagel

January

Figure Studies: Works on Paper, 1989-2001: Nathan Oliveira

2001

October

Contemporary Animation & Comic Book Art

June

Scenic Design of Richard L. Hay, Oregon Shakespeare Festival

April

SOU Art Faculty

February

What’s a Girl to do?

Paintings by Mary Snowden

Domestic Constructions by Helen Cohen

2000

October

Transforming Traditions: Judy Pfaff

June

Sheen of Silver, Weight of Air (contemporary aluminum)

Guest Curator: Lloyd Herman

April

Recent work & selected pieces from the Lyle Matoush Collection

March

Spirits Keep Whistling Me Home by Lillian Pitt

Stories by Rick Bartow

January

Sisters of the Light

Myra Wiggins, Lily White & Sarah Ladd

Photo Secessionists

1999

October

Wild Beasts: Roy De Forest & Gaylen Hansen

June

Endangered Species: Andy Warhol

Soup to Nuts: Pop Art & Its Legacy

April

AnOther Western: Pipo Nguyen

SOU Art Faculty

February

Black and White Photomontage: Romare Bearden

The Listening Project: Carolyn Speranza

The Opportunity for Misunderstanding is Clear: Carolyn Speranza

Listen to the Body: Shabad

January

Impassioned Images: German Expressionist Prints

Art Nouveau Glass & Pottery

1998

September

Across the Continents: Selections from the Permanent Collection

June

Quilt National ’97

Silver Servers: Collection of Seymour Rabinovitch

Treehaven by Waldo Peirce

May

Recent Work by Hung Lui

Contemporary European Photography

March

1997 Oregon Biennial

Contemporary European Photography

January

Two in Montana: Deborah Butterfield & John Buck

Fabrications: Photography in the United States (Pipo & Friends)

1997

October

Trashformations

September

Landshark: John Slawta

Paintings by Scott Greene

June

DADA rode a Bicycle/MOMA was a Peddler: Kurt Wold

May

SOSC Art Faculty Show

Early Drawings & Works on Paper

March

Retrospective: Robert Alston

Photographs by Nata Piaskowski

Paintings by Keith Boyle

February

Beyond the Sun: Philip McCracken (Sculpture)

Around the Curve: Kay French (painting)

Selections from the Bud Knapp Collection

January

Seed Systems by Will Martin

1996

September

Stonework in America: Andy Goldsworthy

June

Chihuly Baskets

May

Basalt Exposures: Terry Toedtemeier

April

Evacuation Work: Miné Okubo

February

Tribal Identity: James Luna

January

Virtual Reality: Trompe L’oeil Work in Clay

Community Mural Project

1995

November

Miracles of Mexican Folk Art: Retablos & Ex-votos

September

Recent Paintings: Alberto Ray

Selections from the Permanent Collection

June

Navajo Textiles: Durango Collection

May

SOSC Art Faculty Show

March

Sea Island Series! Africa Series: Carrie Mae Weems

January and February

Juggernaut: Installation by local artists Bruce Bayard & John Collins

1994

December

Living in the Mouth of the World: D.R. Wagner

November

Bronzes & Drawings: Terry Allen

September

Mark Bornowski & Margarita Léon

The Lion King: Bob Smith (drawings)

July

A Retrospective: Eugene Bennett

May

SOSC Art Faculty Show

April

Contemporary Work: Rogue Valley Collections

February

Photographs from the diRosa Collection

January

Natural Voices: The Northwest Landscape

1993

November

The Submuloc Show: Columbus Wohs

September

Measure 5 Show

Ritual Spirits: Art of New Guinea

July

Selections from the Permanent Collection

May

SOSC Art Faculty Show

April

Painting & Constructions: Keith Boyle

March

An American Master: Jacob Lawrence

January

Prints: Wayne Thiebaud

1992

December

The Sporting Woman

October

Africa: Between Myth & Reality by Betty LaDuke

September

Contemporary Soviet Art

August

Selections from the Permanent Collection

July

Oregon Biennial

May

SOSC Art Faculty Show

March

Photojournalism Since Vietnam

January

Intimate Views: Still Life Selections from Janss Collection

1991

December

The Era of Mozart

November

European Art of the 19th Century

September

Selections from the Rene & Veronica diRosa Collection

July

Peirce & Hemingway Connection

May

SOSC Art Faculty Show

April

Land of Morning Calm: Contemporary Korean Metal & Fiber

January

Strong Tea: Richard Notkin

Selections from the Permanent Collection

1990

December

Oregon Biennial

October

Photography: Susan Rankaitis

Photography: Robert Heinecken

August

Fiber Directions: West Coast

June

Recent Work: Fritz Scholder

May

SOSC Art Faculty Show

April

The International Art Show for the End of World Hunger

March

African Collection

February

Ceramics: Richard Shaw

January

African Mask Collection

1989

December

Posters: David Gaines

Recent Work: Robert DeVoe

October

Northwest Print Council

The Rise and Fall of Taste: David Giese

August

The Candy Store

June

Sculpture: Suzanne Klotz

May

SOSC Art Faculty Show

April

Naturalism: Janss Collection

February

Raku Ceramics: Paul Soldner

January

Zundel Collection

1988

December

Zundell Collection

November

Rogue Valley Collections

October

Northwest Ceramics

August

New Sculpture: Rod Kagen

Contemporary Prints & Drawings

July

Prints from the Utah Museum of Fine Arts

June

Oregon Biennial

May

SOSC Art Faculty Show

March

Prints & Lithographs: Christo

February

Romanticism

January

Luminous Impressions: Prints from Glass

Works on Paper: Waldo Peirce

Seven T.V.’s: Ed Keinholtz

Berlin Photographs: Marsh & Michael Burns

1987

November

M. Sjogren and C. Bustamante

September

Contemporary Cups

August

Chinese Prints

July

Structured Vision (photography)

June

Marie Louise Feldenheimer and Francisco Amighetti

April and May

New Directions Northwest

March

Will Martin

February

Photographs: Peter DeLory

January

Commitment to Vision

1986

December

Northwest Artists

September

Selections from the Portland Art Museum