CURRENT AND UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

 

2017

Two Person Exhibition, Blackfish Gallery, November, Portland OR.                                                                                                                                                                                                SOLO exhibition , Ian Tan Gallery, November, Vancouver, British Columbia

ONGOING
Gibson Fine Art, selected works available, Calgary, Alberta
Ian Tan Gallery, selected works available, Vancouver, British Columbia
Seattle Art Museum sales and rental gallery, selected works available, Seattle, WA.
Open Studio, selected works available and artist talks by appointment, Kaslo, British Columbia

 

EXHIBITIONS

2017

SOLO exhibition, Gibson Fine Art, May, Calgary, Alberta                                                                                                                                                                                                             Cultural Development Award, City of Nelson Mayor’s office, painting: What kind of world have we made, April 2017- April 2018 SOLO exhibition, Gibson Fine Art, May, Calgary, Alberta

2016

Ian Tan Gallery, Winter group show, Feb, Vancouver, British Columbia                                                                                                                                                                                             "Ian Tan Projects"  a temporary (4 months) project space exhibition from Oct 1 to Jan 31 in the new Ivanhoe Cambridge mills in Tsawwassen, Vancouver, British Columbia
Langham artist in residence,  Opening/Closing reception exhibition, Nov 4, 2016- Dec 16, 2016, 5-9 PM, Dec 16, 2016  Kaslo, British Columbia
Linda Hodges Gallery, Two Person exhibition, Feb. 2016, Seattle WA.
Gibson Fine Art,  Two Person exhibition, Feb 2016, Calgary, Alberta                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

2015  
Seattle Art Museum Gallery, Spiritual Nature Exhibition, Seattle, WA.

2014
Gallery 378, SOLO exhibition, Nelson, British Columbia

2013
Gallery 378, Two person exhibition, Nelson, British Columbia

2011
Blackfish Gallery, SOLO exhibition; Departure series, Portland, OR.

2010
River Bend Fine Art Gallery, SOLO exhibition, Bend, OR.
Blackfish Gallery, SOLO Back room/Front window exhibition, Portland, OR.
Hanson Howard Gallery, Two person exhibition,  Ashland, OR.
BICA Bend Independent Contemporary, SOLO exhibition, Art, Bend, OR.

2009
Black Butte Ranch, SOLO exhibition, Sisters, OR.
Blackfish Gallery, Front window Exhibition, Portland, OR.
Blackfish Gallery, Back room SOLO exhibition, Portland, OR.

2008
Blackfish Gallery, Two Person exhibition; Borderline Series, Portland, OR.

2007
Blackfish Gallery, New Members three person exhibition; Looking closer series, Portland, OR.
Retail Therapy Gallery, SOLO exhibition, portrait series, Seattle, WA.
Affinity Gallery, SOLO exhibition,  2006 series, Portland, OR.

2006
Portland State University, SOLO exhibition; 2006 series,Food for Thought gallery, Portland, OR.
Utrecht, SOLO exhibition, Portland OR.
Poster Garden Gallery, SOLO exhibition, Portland, OR.

2004
National College of Natural Medicine, SOLO exhibition, Portland, OR.

1997
 Island contemporary gallery, SOLO exhibition,  New watercolors, Kauai HI.

1993
Universe Gallery, SOLO Exhibition, Pen and ink drawings, Taos, NM.

1986
 Blue Mouse Gallery, SOLO Exhibition, SLC, Utah

 

JURIED/INVITATIONAL/GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

"Ian Tan Projects"  a temporary (4 months) project space exhibition from Oct 1 to Jan 31 in the new Ivanhoe Cambridge mills in Tsawwassen, Vancouver, British Columbia Langham Gallery, North Kootenay Lake Arts & Heritage Council Annual Salon of the Arts exhibition, Jan 2016 Kaslo, British Columbia       Ian Tan Spring group show April , Vancouver, British Columbia    

2016                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
5TH ANNUAL SOUTH GRANVILLE ARTWALK: SATURDAY, JUNE 18TH 2016 (see News for more details)                                                                                                                              Gibson Fine Art, HOLIDAY GROUP SHOW, December Calgary                                                                                                                                                                                                   Gibson Fine Art, ROTATING SUMMER GROUP SHOW, August 1 - August 31, 2016, Calgary, AB
Ian Tan Gallery, Summer group show, Vancouver, British Columbia
Langham Gallery, North Kootenay Lake Arts & Heritage Council Annual Salon of the Arts exhibition, Jan 2016 Kaslo, British Columbia
Gallery MAR, Gallery members exhibition, Park City, UT.
Ian Tan Gallery, Spring group show, Vancouver, British Columbia                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

2015

Ian Tan Gallery, Dec 2015, South Granville Gallery Association's Holiday show: Deck the Walls, Vancouver, British Columbia
Gibson Fine Art, Three Person Show, Calgary, Alberta
Gallery MAR, Gallery members exhibition, Park City, UT.
Ian Tan Gallery Artists Group Show: June, 2015, Vancouver, British Columbia
Ian Tan Gallery Artists Group Show: January 5 – 31, 2015, Vancouver, British Columbia
Langham Gallery, North Kootenay Lake Arts & Heritage Council Annual Salon of the Arts exhibition, Jan 2015 Kaslo, British Columbia

2014
Gallery 378, selected works, Nelson, British Columbia
Seattle Art Museum sales and rental gallery, Seattle, WA.

2013                                                                                                                                                                                               
Seattle Art Museum sales and rental gallery, Seattle, WA
Gallery 378 - Nelson, British Columbia

2012
Seattle Art Museum sales and rental gallery, Seattle, WA.

2011
Nominated Artist for the 29th Annual Art About Agriculture (Ways Into The Region), Oregon State University, La Sals Stewart Center. Corvallis, OR.
Nominated Artist for the 29th Annual Art About Agriculture (Ways Into The Region), Rogue Gallery and Art Center, Medford, OR.
Seattle Art Museum sales and rental gallery, Seattle, WA.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
Bend River Fine Art, Group Exhibition; Consciousness, Bend, OR.
Bend River Fine Art, Group Exhibition, Bend, OR.                                                                                                                           

2010
Bend River Fine Art, Group Exhibition, Bend, OR.
All Oregon Art Annual, Salem, OR.
Gallery 110, Group exhibition, Seattle, WA.
Blackfish Gallery Group Drawing Show, Portland, OR.
BICA Bend Independent Contemporary Art, Bend, OR.

2009
Blackfish Gallery Backroom Group Show Ð Small Works, Portland, OR.
Seattle Art Museum sales and rental gallery, Seattle, WA.
Autzen Gallery, PSU Alumni Exhibition juried by Chicago art critic James Yood, Portland, OR.
BICA Bend Independent Contemporary Art, Featured Artist Bend, OR.
BICA Bend Independent Contemporary Art, Bend, OR.
BICA Bend Independent Contemporary Art, Bend, OR.
Blackfish Gallery, 30th Anniversary Members group show - Portland, OR.
Blackfish Gallery, Group show: Oregon seen- Portland, OR.
Blackfish Gallery, Front room two person show- Portland, OR.

2008
The Art Center, 6th Around Oregon Annual, juror Nancy Lindberg- Corvallis, OR. 
Blackfish Gallery Backroom group show- Portland, OR.
Lewis & Clark College, Gender Symposium, Group show - Portland, OR.
Portland's City Hall, Keep Portland Weird Juried show - Portland, OR.
Mt Hood Community Collage, Digital Dimensions, Visual Arts - Portland, OR.
Blackfish Gallery, Window installation - Portland, OR.
Carnegie Art Center, Pacific pacifists show, curator- Anne Bullock - Walla Walla, WA.
Portland's City Hall, Healthy Living exhibit.- Portland, OR.
Portland Center for the Performing Arts, invitational group show - Portland, OR.
Blackfish Gallery, Front room three person show- Portland, OR.

2007
Blackfish Gallery, Blackfish Gallery members group show, backroom - Portland, OR.
Portland Center for the Performing Arts, invitational group show - Portland, OR.
Portland Art Center group show - Portland, OR.
Lewis & Clark College, Multicultural Symposium, Group show - Portland, OR.
ArtCentric, 5th Around Oregon Annual,(jurors Beppu Wiarda Gallery) - Corvallis, OR.
Newport Visual Art Center, Pacific Pacifist group show - Newport, OR.
Blackfish Gallery, Members backroom exhibit, - Portland, OR.
Blackfish Gallery, Pacific Pacifist, - Portland, OR.
The Grey Area Gallery, Modern myths Exhibit, - San Francisco, CA.
MJ Higgins Gallery, Modern myths Exhibit, - Los Angeles, CA.

2006
Auzten Gallery: Word and Hand Exhibition of art and poetry, Portland State University - Portland, OR.

2005
M K Gallery, Portland State University - Portland, OR.
Food for Thought Gallery: Selected Group Exhibition, 'Air', Portland State University - Portland, OR.

2004
M K Gallery, Portland Sate University- Portland, OR.

1986
University Of Utah, Gittins Gallery, SLC, UT.
Finch Lane Gallery, SLC. UT.

1984
Utah State University, Logan, UT.

 

CORPORATE AND PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

The Glencoe Club, Purchase: Changing Directions, Calgary, AB. Canada                                                                                                                                                                                  Cultural Development Award, City of Nelson Mayor’s office, painting: What kind of world have we made.                                                                                                                                  KNC Inc, Toronto, Canada                                                                                                                                                                                                    
ZAP Welding, Nelson, British Columbia.
Pembina, commission, Calgary, Alberta
NAI Norris, Beggs & Simpson (360 Bond LLC) Purchase: Going, Going, Going, GONE, Bend, OR.
Pembina, purchase Meadow lark, Calgary, Alberta
City of Seattle, painting purchase award Seattle, WA.
Oregon State University College, of Agricultural Sciences F. E. Clark Northwest Environmental and Margaret Hogg Memorial,
Art About Agriculture purchase awards, sponsored by the Larry Curtis Family and the late Margaret Hogg. Purchase award; Arete, Corvallis, OR.
Copacino and Fujikado advertising agency, painting purchase: Ascending, Seattle, WA.
NAI Norris, Beggs & Simpson (360 Bond LLC) Purchase: Through The Sky, Bend, OR.
City of Portland, OR.
Clouds Hill Farm: botanical illustrations - Portland, OR.
National College of Natural Medicine, NCNM, Mural: Shamanism - Portland, OR.
Native American Youth Association (NAYA), public art works - Portland, OR.

 

COMMISSIONS

Pembina commission, Calgary, Alberta
Patty Brewton, Yellow Horned Billed Bird, Spokane, WA.
Katheen Adams, Commission 'All Things A-New' Durango, CO.
Lynn Brown, Portrait Commission, Portland, OR.
David McNally, Commissioned abstract landscape, ME.
Clouds Hill Farm: botanical illustrations - Portland, OR.
Sharon Helms, commissioned First glimpse of Mccleod Ganj, Portland, OR.
Patty, Barney Brewton, portrait commission, Spokane, WA.
Shoshana and Jesse Rapapore, portrait commission, Boston, MA.
Annette Robinson, Ethan study - San Diego, CA.
Hollis Coulthard, North West Landscape Chronicles - Wheeling, MO.
Dr. Michael Zimmerman, portrait of Cheryl Thoen - Portland, OR.
Cheryl Thoen, portrait of Michael Zimmerman- Portland, OR.
Dr. Kip Kemple, commission bee - Portland, OR
Dr. Joel Agresta, Portrait - Portland, OR.

 

Awards/RESIDENCIEs/JURIED CATALOGUES

Project Grant, North Kootenay Lake Arts and Heritage Council & Columbia Basin Trust, 2016
Artist residence, Langham cultural center, Kaslo, British Columbia 2016
Purchase award; Arete, Oregon State University College, of Agricultural Sciences F. E. Clark Northwest Environmental, Margaret Hogg Memorial, and Larry Curtis Family
Art About Agriculture, Corvallis, OR. 2011
STUDIO VISIT Publication, Spring edition, volume 13, 2011
STUDIO VISIT Publication, Summer edition, volume 12, 2010.
STUDIO VISIT Publication, Spring edition, volume 9, 2010.

 

ARTICLES AND PUBLICATIONS

Preview Magazine ( The NW Gallery Guide) Nov-Dec 2017 issue                                                                                                                                                                                              PADA (portland art dealers association) , Blackfish Gallery, Nov. 2017 issue                                                                                                                                                                       Galleries West Magazine issue May 24, 2017 to Jun 10, 2017                                                                                                                                                                                            ARTiculate Magazine,  (The First word on arts culture and heritage in the Columbia BasinInterview by Galadriel Watson on the body of paintings entitled: Disappearance, Fall/ Winter edition 2016  http://www.wkartscouncil.com/articulate/Articulate%20Fall%202016%20web.pdf                                                                                                                                                Portland Talent Magaine, June, 2011                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PADA (portland art dealers association) , Blackfish Gallery, 2011                                                                                                                                                                                      Oregonian, Arts and Entertainment, Bob Hicks, Visual Arts Reviews, April 15, 2011
Link: http://www.oregonlive.com/art/index.ssf/2011/04/kentree_speirs_eirik_johnson_a.html
Natural Remedies for Bites and Stings, by Peter Bigfoot, Illustrated by Kentree Speris, 2010
GO Magazine Bend Oregon, Issue: 6/4/2010, pg. 14 Arts section.
Nugget News, By Oenta Gentry, Arts and entertainment, Tuesday, August 04, 2009.
Black Butte Ranch.blogspot.com/, By Katie Williams Executive Assistant,
Tuesday, August 4, 2009, Gallery at the Lodge Black Butte Ranch, OR.
Oregonian,D K Row, Visual Arts Reviews, Issue: Feb 27-March 5, 2009, page: 29
www.artlout.com - magazine
Bug Toast CD cover art- Intersect, 2008
Slurve Magazine, www.slurvemag.com, 2007
Catalist Magazine, Cover art, 1986
Wasatch Climbs, by Les Elison and Brian Smoot, Illustrated by Kentree Speirs, 1983
Timberline Sports, Cover, SLC. UT. 1982

 

TEACHING

2011-Present
North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society
Private painting and drawing instruction. Kaslo/Nelson, British Columbia

2009-2011
Private painting and drawing instruction. Portland, OR.

2008
Portland State University, Contemporary Studio Practices, Portland, OR.

2007
Portland State University, Art in K-12 Geology Dept. Portland, OR.
Portland State University, Advanced Painting, Portland, OR.

1990-2000
Reevis School of Self Reliance, instructor: wilderness treks, botanical illustration and self-reliance primative skills, Superstition Wilderness, AZ.
Kentree's art and wilderness kids summer camp, Taos, NM.

1984-1989
Telemark/alpine ski instructor, Rock and Ice climbing instructor.

 

EDUCATION

1983-84
Utah State University, Forestry Dept., Logan, UT. 

1984-86
University of Utah, Fine Arts Dept., SLC, UT.

2006
Bachelors of Fine Art and Minor in Geology, Portland State University, Portland, OR. (summa cum laude).