About R Keaney Rathbun


Education
1975-1979 B.S. Biochemistry, University of Cincinnatti

 

Societies and Associations
2012
Present Member, Board of Directors, Portland Art Dealer’s Association
2004
Present Co-Director, Waterstone Gallery
1991 – 1992
President, Friends of the Gilkey Center, Portland Art Museum
1988 – 1990
President, Northwest Print Council
1987
Vice President, Northwest Print Council
1985 – Present
Member, Northwest Print Council

 

Selected Exhibitions
2014
R. Keaney Rathbun, one person show, Pendleton Arts Center, Pendleton, OR
Monuments, one person show, Waterstone Gallery, Portland, OR
2012
An Unbroken and Continuous Thread, one person show, Waterstone Gallery, Portland, OR
Sculpture Commission, Chemeketa Community College, Salem, OR
International Miniature Print Exhibition, Lessedra Gallery, Sophia, Bulgaria
2011
Northwest Printmakers”, UC Santa Rosa, Santa Rosa, CA
2010
Sacred Moments, one person show, Waterstone Gallery, Portland, OR
Birds of a Feather, two person show, Cannon Beach Art Association, Cannon Beach, OR
The Book of Hours, one person show, Print Arts Northwest, Washington County History Museum, Beaverton, OR
Love in Print, Bite Studio, Portland, OR
2009
St. Johns + Art, Installation, St. Johns, Portland, OR
The Recycled Art Show, Scrap, Portland, OR
Shrines and Alters, Covallis Art Center, Corvallis, OR
2008
Travelogue, one person show, Waterstone Gallery, Portland, OR
2007
The Bird Show, B.Rogers Gallery, Portland, OR
2006
A Peaceable Kingdom, one person show, Waterstone Gallery, Portland, OR
Learning to Fly, Artspace, Bay City, OR
Printmaking, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR
Five Printmakers, La Salle Stewart Center, Oregon State University, Covallis, OR
2005
Animals in Art, Lucia Douglas Gallery, Bellingham, WA
R. Keaney Rathbun/Thomas Rude, George Fox College, Newburg, OR
2004
This Parade I Am, one person show, Waterstone Gallery, Portland, OR
Living Routes and Routes, Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center, Portland, OR
2003
The St. Johns Window Project, St. John, Portland, OR
Art Slate Invitational, Condon, OR
The Book, Print and Time, Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR
2002
Print Arts Northwest, Central Print Council, Wanganui, New Zealand
Circle Games, one person show, Waterstone Gallery, Portland, OR
The Animal Show, Corvallis Art Center, Corvallis, OR
Beaverton Showcase, 1st Place Sculpture, Beaverton, OR
2001
Holy Art by Human Hands, Purchase Award, Salem Art Association, Salem, OR
Birds of a Feather, Avian Prints and Brazilian Feather Body Art, Jundt Museum, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA
15×15: Prints from the Visual Chronicle of Portland, The Collins Gallery, Portland State University, Portland, OR
Rose City Zeitgeist, Multnomah County Central Library, Portland, OR
2000
The Cult of Chac Mool, and Other Stories, one person show, Waterstone Gallery, Portland, OR
Northwest Print Invitational, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA
Open Walls, Portland Institute of Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
Outsider Art, Lucia Douglas Gallery, Bellingham, WA
SPF 30, Kirkland Art Center, Kirkland, WA
1999
The Notebook: The Art of the Idea, L&B Viewing Room, Portland, OR
Fin de Siecle Print Exhibition, Lucia Douglas Gallery, Bellingham, WA 1998
Hopes and Prayers, one person show, Armadillo Arts, Portland, OR 1995
Multi-Cultural Mask Exhibition, The Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland, OR
Exposicao de Gravuras de Artistas de Oregon, Museo da Gravura Cidade de Curitiba, Curitiba, Brazil
One person show, The Gallery at Salishan, Gleneden Beach, OR
Love Songs, one person show, Ricciardi Gallery, Astoria, OR
1994
Natural Voices, The Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland, OR
Saints and Angels, one person show, Comus Gallery, Portland, OR
1993
Outside Art, Lane County Arts Council, Eugene, OR
Paradise Endangered, The American Print Alliance, Baltimore, MD
A Man With Wings, one person show, Image Gallery, Portland, OR
One person show, Salishan Lodge, Gleneden Beach, OR
1992
Oregon Art Annual, 1st Place – Sculpture, Salem, OR
1991
The Oregon Biennial, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
German and American Art in the Post Unification Period, Hamburg, Germany
Northwest Print Council 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR 1990
Oregon Art Annual, Honorable Mention – Sculpture, Salem, OR
Print Invitational, Ricciardi Gallery, Astoria, OR
One person show, Maveety Gallery, Gleneden Beach, OR
One person show, Salem Art Association, Salem, OR
1989
Northwest Regional Print Biennial, Portland State University, Portland, OR
Northwest Print Competition, Maude Kerns Art Center, Eugene, OR
Mt. Hood Community College Print Invitational,
40 Oregon Printmakers One Year Later, Blackfish Gallery, Portland, OR
Northwest Prints Council Show, Chicago Center for the Print, Chicago, IL
Attempts at Flight, Image Gallery, Portland, OR
1988
40 Oregon Printmakers,” Image Gallery, Portland, OR
Small format Prints from the U.S.A.,” USIS Library, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Oregon 2D,” Salem, O
1987 – 1984
8th -11th Oregon Printmakers Annual,” Mt. Hood Community College, Gresham, OR
1986
Prints Oregon Invitational, Public Gallery, Portland, OR and Simon Fraser Gallery, Simon Fraser   University, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
One person show, Carole Smith Gallery, Salem, OR
One person show, Lawrence Gallery, Gleneden Beach, OR
1985
Northwest Prints Council Show, Central Fine Arts Academy, Beijing, P.R. China
Northwest Prints Council Show, North Central Washington Museum of Art, Wenatchee, WA
1984
Oregon Coast I, Lawrence Gallery, Gleneden Beach, OR
1980
Ohio Watercolor Society 13th Annual, Canton Art Institute, Canton, OH

 

Activities
2011
Curator, “If I had Wings: Bird as Metaphor,” Waterstone Gallery, Portland, Or
2010
Curator, “Other Voices, Other Rooms,” Waterstone Gallery, Portland, OR
Instructor, Found Object Workshop, Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, Neskowin, OR
2006 – Present
Guest Lecturer, Sitka Art Invitational, Portland, OR
2001
Guest Lecturer, Western Oregon State University, Monmouth, OR
Sculpture Commission, “Kows on Parade,” Portland, OR
Sculpture Commission, “Hooked on Beaverton Schools – Salmon Project,” Beaverton, OR
Curator, “Persistence of Memory,” Waterston Gallery, Portland, OR
2000
Guest Lecturer, Portland Artist Lectures, Portland Community College, Portland, OR
1996
Guest Lecturer, “The Creative Process,” Marylhurst College, Lake Oswego, OR
1995
Guest Lecturer, “Travels in Mexico,” Clark College, Vancouver, WA
1993
Juror, Salem Arts Festival, Salem, OR
1991
Selection Committee, Percent for Art, Beaverton City Hall, Beaverton, OR
1990
Guest Lecturer, “On Prints and Printmaking,” Salem Art Association, Salem, OR
1989
Guest Lecturer, “Prints and Printmaking, and the Northwest Prints Council,” Willamette University, Salem, OR
1987 – 1989
Instructor, Screen Printing Workshops, Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, Neskowin, OR

 

Collections
Anchorage Museum of Art and History, Anchorage, AK
Bonneville Power Administration, Portland, OR
Chemeketa Community College
Epitope, Inc., Beaverton, OR
Jundt Museum, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA
Hilton Hotel, Portland, OR
Intel, Inc., Beaverton, OR
Jordan and Mina Schnitzer Collection, Portland, OR
Kaiser Permanente, Portland, OR
Mentor Graphics, Inc., Wilsonville, OR
Moveable Collection, City of Portland, Portland, OR
Murdock Trust, Portland, OR
Museo da Gravura Cidade de Curibata, Curibata, Brazil
Portland Art Museum, Gordon and Vivian Gilkey Collection, Portland, OR
Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR
Portland Community College, Portland, OR
Portland Public Schools, Portland, OR
Sequent Computers, Beaverton, OR
US Bank, Portland, OR
Visual Chronicle of Portland, Portland, OR
Washington County Juvenile Department, Hillsboro, OR
Western Oregon State College, Monmouth, OR

 

Publications
The Portland Art Museum Rental Sales Gallery: The First Fifty Years 1959-2009, Cheryl Bowlan, Irwin Hodson Press, 2009
Contemporary Printmaking in the Northwest, Lois Allan, Craftsman House G&B Arts International, 1997
Cover Illustration, Nightmarks, Lynx House Press, 1990
Visual Chronicle of Portland, Vol. 1, Acquisitions 1985-1989, Metropolitan Arts Commissions, 1989
Northwest Prints Council Board of Directors Portfolio, 1989
40 Oregon Printmakers, 1988

 

Selected Bibliography
Bernard, Julie, Art Talk, KBOO Radio, Portland, OR, October 27, 1994
Nixon, Bruce, Where the Wild Things Are, Artweek, San Jose, CA, June 3, 1993
Allan, Lois, Intimate Structures, Reflex, Seattle, WA, Jan/Feb 1990
Cowan, Ron, Nature Comes to Life, Statesman Journal, Salem, OR, February 26, 1990
Moris, Rebecca, Definitely Ready for Takeoff, The Oregonian, Portland, OR, November 10, 1989