RESUME

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JIM RISWOLD

BORN 1957, Seattle, WA
RESIDES Portland, OR

EDUCATION

1983 BA Philosophy, History, Communications, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 

The People’s Liberation Army Goes Shopping, Treason Gallery, Seattle, WA

The People’s Liberation Army Goes Shopping, Oranj Studio, Portland, OR

2015

Tips for Artists Who Don’t Want to Sell, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR

2013

Art for Oncologists, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR

2012

Philosophy Is Not Funny, Wieden+Kennedy Gallery, Portland, OR 

2011

The War to End All Wars That Fucked Up and Didn’t End All Wars, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR

2010

Ham Sandwich and Mao and Other Menu Items, The Gallery at 72andSunny, Los Angeles, CA

Marie Antoinette’s Head and Others, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Eugene, OR

Bad People Have to Eat Too, Vermillion Gallery (in conjunction with One Pot Supper Club, Seattle, WA) 

2009

Art People and a Cow, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR 

2008

Selling Jesus, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR

Make Believe Artist, Gail Gibson Gallery, Seattle, WA

2007

Mao Home and Garden, Kittredge Gallery, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA

Mao Home and Garden, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR

Bad People Have to Eat Too, Vermillion Gallery (in conjunction with OnePot Supper Club), Seattle, WA,

2006

44 Last Suppers, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR

Göring’s Lunch, Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Willamette University, Salem, OR

2005

Napoléon 1769 a 2005, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR

Göring’s Lunch, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015 

Asuncion BiennialAsuncion, Paraguay

2014 

A Big Bowl of Chemotherapies (and One Zofran), NW Collection, Portland Art Museum

The War to End All Wars: WWI through Recent Acquisitions, Allen Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH

Skulls, Bedford Gallery at the Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA

2013 

Celebrating Oregon Artists, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

Pacific Northwest Photography Viewing Drawers, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR

2012

Artists on Artists, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH

Undressing Room, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR

Birds and Flowers, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

2011

The Digital Eye: Photographic Art in the Electronic Age, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 

2010

Two of a Kind, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR, Curated by Leo Michelson

The Secret Language of Animals, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA

The Surrealist Impulse: New Acquisitions from the Tacoma Art Museum Collection, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA, September 6, 2008–May 10, 2009

War, Guestroom Gallery, Portland, OR

Speaking Volumes, Transforming Hate, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT 

2007

Pacific Northwest Photography Viewing Drawers, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR

Gadzooks! Amazing Books by Northwest Artists, Maryhill Museum of Art, Goldendale, WA 

8th Northwest Biennial, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA 

Frida Kahlo: Images of an Icon, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA 

2006

Work from the Permanent Collection, Portland Art Museum, Photography Collection, Portland, OR

2004

Decade 1994–2004, S.K. Josefsberg Gallery, Portland, OR 

CURATORIAL

2008

War! Guestroom Gallery, Portland, Oregon

COMMISSIONS

2014

Kim Jong-un isa Big Fat Sucker!, 72andSunny, Los Angeles, CA

2010

Jeff Koons Gets Sued, Holland & Knight, Portland, OR

2009

Philosophy Is Not Funny, University of Washington Philosophy Department, Seattle, WA

10 Make-Believe Andy Warhol Flowers, Carbon Audio, Portland, OR

Frank Lloyd Wrong, ORANGEWALL studios, Portland, OR

2007

Frida’s Owies for exhibition Frida Kahlo: Images of an Icon, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA

2006 

Marie Antoinette, Bastille Day celebration, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College

Bastide Restaurant, Los Angeles: The Great Wall of Small Maos

Hallie Ford Museum, Willamette University, Salem, OR

Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR

Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA

Jordan Schnitzer Collection

Gordon Sondland Collection

Museum of Art, Washington State University, Pullman, WA

SELECTED LECTURES

2014

“Art for Oncologists with Oncologist Brian Druker,” Porltand Art Museum, Portland, OR

“Oops! I Invented LSD,” Commencement Speech, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA

2011

“WARNING: This Speech Makes Jokes about Cancer, Hitler, the Reign of Terror, Mao, Kim Jong Il and Millard Fillmore and Features Full-Frontal Nude Photographs of an Unattractive Man,” Do Lectures, Campovida, Hopland, CA

“WARNING: This Speech Makes Jokes about Cancer, Hitler, the Reign of Terror, Mao, Kim Jong Il and Millard Fillmore and Features Full-Frontal Nude Photographs of an Unattractive Man,” TEDxPortland, Portland, OR (with Dr. Brian Druker)

2008

“Enter at Own Risk: An Evening with Jim Riswold,” University of Washington, Seattle WA

2006

“Hitler Saved My Life,” MC2 conference, San Francisco, CA

“Hitler Saved My Life,” Apple, Inc., Cupertino, CA 

“What’s So Funny about Hitler, Stalin, Mussolini, World War II and All Its Unpleasantness, Napoleon, Mao, the Cultural Revolution, the Crusades, the Reign of Terror, the Guillotine, Hubris and Some Really Adorable Dollhouse Furniture?,” Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA

OTHER

2014

Honorary Doctorate, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA

2013

Inductee, One Club Creative Hall of Fame, New York, New York

2012

Timeless Award, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA