About Kelly Orr


Statements

I’ve been exploring the concept of time and its transitory qualities of natural phenomena. I find inspiration in impermanence. Life, thoughts, everything is fleeting; metal rusts, flowers bloom and rot. Everything evolves.

Solo & two person Exhibitions

2018  Fragments, Waterstone Gallery, Portland, Oregon
2017  
Between Dark & Light, Waterstone Gallery, Portland, Oregon
2014  align, with MaryAnn Puls, Waterstone Gallery, Portland, Oregon
2012  Memory and Reflection, Waterstone Gallery, Portland, Oregon
2010  Embracing Chaos, with Trisha Hassler, Waterstone Gallery, Portland, Oregon

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018  Sitka Art Invitational

2016  35 Portland printmakers, Portland Printmaking Now

2014  The Art of the Alphabet, Waterstone Gallery, Portland, Oregon
2014  
Sitka Invitational, Portland, Oregon
2014  
Paper: an invitational exhibition of artworks on, of or about paper, Waterstone Gallery, Portland, Oregon
2014  
All Member Exhibit, Waterstone Gallery, Portland, Oregon

2013  Sitka Art Invitational, Portland, Oregon
2013  A Chronicle of Influence: Then and Now, Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts, Portland, Oregon
2013  12 x 12 Exhibition, MTSU Todd Art Gallery, Murfreesboro, Tennessee
2013  What’s Next, Annual Group Show, Waterstone Gallery, Portland, Oregon

2012  Pentimento, 20th Anniversary Group Show, Waterstone Gallery, Portland, Oregon
2012  Sitka Art Invitational, Portland, Oregon
2012  The Sum of the Parts, Group Show, Waterstone Gallery, Portland, Oregon

2011  Ways of Abstraction, Group Show, Waterstone Gallery, Portland, Oregon
2011  Cascade Aids Project Art Auction, Honorable Mention, Portland, Oregon
2011  The Evolution of Ideas, Group Show, Waterstone Gallery, Portland, Oregon

2010  Small Works: Conversations, Group Show, Waterstone Gallery, Portland, Oregon
2010  Embracing Chaos, Waterstone Gallery, Portland, Oregon (two person)
2010  Other Voices, Other Rooms, Waterstone Gallery, Curated,
(Curating team: Shelley Chamberlin, Kelly Orr, Keaney Rathbun and Thomas Rude)

 

Education
2006 
 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, Oregon