Resume

Anna McKee-resume-2015

Born 1959, Aiken, SC

ART EDUCATION
1992 Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture & Certificate of Urban Design, University of Washington
1981 Bachelor of Arts, The Evergreen State College, Art History, Museum Studies
Fine Art Studies at Pratt Fine Arts Center, The Gage Academy of Art and Crown Point Press
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SOLO & TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2014 Fire & Ice, with Suze Woolf, Phinney Center Gallery, Seattle
2013 Mt. Waddington Reliquary, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle
2013 Ice Structures, Francine Seders Upstairs Gallery, Seattle
2010 Deep Ice, Deep Time, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle
2008 Land Remnants, Francine Seders Upstairs Gallery, Seattle
2005 Segregated Memories, The Blue Door Gallery, Seattle
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SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2014 Accreted Terrane, Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA, curated by David Francis
2013-14 Vanishing Ice: Alpine and Polar Landscapes in Art 1775-2012, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA
traveling to El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX & McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Toronto
2013 Human + Nature, Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA.
2011-12 Thin Ice, Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Ketchum, Id
2011-12 Ice Stories, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle
2011 Earth Matters, SAM Gallery, Seattle
2011 Forecast: Communicating Weather and Climate, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle curated by Lele Barnett
2010 Critical Messages: Contemporary Northwest Artists in the Environment; curated by Sarah Clark-Langager, Director, Western Gallery and John Olbrantz, Director, Halle Ford Museum, Willamette University – Traveling Exhibition.
2010 Ink and Clay 36, National Juried Show, W. Keith and Janet Kellogg University Art Gallery, CalPoly State University, Pomona, CA
2009 Landscape Visions, The Evergreen Gallery, Curated by Director, Ann Friedman, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA
2009 Inaugural Invitational Exhibit, Goathead Press, Mighty Tieton Warehouses, curated by Fay Jones and Barbara Robertson, Tieton WA
2009 Kirkland Members Exhibit,
Kirkland Arts Center, curated by Stefano Catalani, Artistic Director, Bellevue Art Museum, Kirkland, WA
2009 Kent Summer Art Exhibit, Kent City Hall Gallery, Juried Small Works Show, Purchase award, Kent, WA
2007 Print Invitational, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle
2007 Print!, Kittredge Gallery, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA; traveled to Harborview Hospital Gallery & City Hall Gallery, Seattle
2007 Printmaking Currents, National Juried Exhibition, Pacific Northwest College of Arts, Portland, OR
2007 18th National Drawing & Print Competitive Exhibition, College of Notre Dame of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
2006 5th Minnesota National Print Biennial, University of Minnesota Dept. of Art
2006 SPA at COCA, Member Exhibition, COCA Seattle
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COLLECTIONS:
City of Seattle Public Utilities Portable Works
University of Washington, Quaternary Research Center, Johnson Hall, Seattle
City of Kent, WA
Horizon House, Seattle
Group Health Cooperative, Seattle
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AWARDS
2010 4Culture Individual Artist Grant, Seattle
2009 National Science Foundation Artists and Writers Program – Support to travel to Antarctica with the United States Antarctic Program – National Competition
2006 Artist Trust Grant for Artists Projects (GAP) Award, Seattle
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PRESENTATIONS & MEDIA
2016 ArtSci Salon “Ice and Climate Change”, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA
2015 Surge Panel, Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA
2015 “Vanishing Ice: Art as a Tool for Documenting Climate Change”, Kothe, Elsa Lenz, Maute , Mary Jo, Brewer, Chris, Art Education, March 2015.
2014 “Accreted Terrane; An Artist’s Amusement Park”, by Stephen Hunter, Cascadia Weekly, October 22, 2014
2014 Artist Talk Series, Olympia Timberline Library, with University of Washington Ph.D. Candidate in Glaciology, Bradley Markle, Olympia, WA
2014 “Art, Science, Eco-concerns Meet in “Vanishing Ice” Exhibit,” Michael Upchurch, The Seattle Times, January 19th
2013 “Vanishing Ice Speaker Series: At the Core – Discovering the History of Ice and Climate Change”, with University of Washington Professor of Glaciology, Eric Steig, Whatcom Museum
2012 “In Search of Messages, A Journey Through Ice Landscapes”, Artist talk presented to Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Ketchum, Idaho – VIDEO about the exhibition
2011, “Anna McKee Makes Art about Ice” Interview with Marcie Sillman, November 8, 2011, KUOW radio station, morning news.
2011 “In Search of Messages, A Journey Through Ice Landscapes”, Artist talk presented to Contemporary Quilters Association, Seattle
2010 “Frozen Stories”, Guest Lecture Series, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA
2010 “Deep in The West Antarctic Ice Sheet: An Art and Science Presentation”, Seattle Public Library, Greenwood Branch, Seattle, WA
2010 ArtZone with Nancy Guppy, Seattle Channel episode November 5, 2010
2010 “Phinney Resident Captures Antarctica in Art”, Phinney Ridge Review, Spring 2010
2009-2011, Board Member, Seattle Print Arts
2009 Mentor for Monroe High School student senior project
2008 Panelist, Fire Station 21 Artist Selection Panel, City of Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs
2008 Guest Critic, University of Washington Landscape Architecture Park Design Studio, Winter Quarter
2007 “You Want Art” review in The Stranger, SLOG, Jen Graves, July 13, 2007
2007 “Printmaking Conversation” Panelist, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA
2007 Mentor for art student intern, Cornish College of the Arts
2006 Studio Assistant: Etching Workshop, Penland School of Arts and Crafts, N.C.
2005 Graduate Seminar Guest Speaker, Landscape Architecture Seminar, University of Washington
2003-2009, Member of Greenwood Arts Council
2003-05 Treasurer & Board Member, Arts Ballard, a community arts organization
2000-Present, Member of Seattle Print Arts