Willow Fox

CV

Installations and Set Design

2012 While We Are Human, set design, reclaimed and found materials
Sapience Dance Collective, Seattle WA
2011  The Reliquary, wood, resin, audio, video
Festival International de Vidéo Danse de Bourgogne, Chalon sur Saône, France
2010 The Reliquary, wood, resin, audio, video
Festival International de Vidéo Danse de Bourgogne, Autun, France

2007/
2009

The Witch’s String, yarn, treadle machine, audio, video, performance
Cornish College of the Arts Gallery; Artopia art festival, Seattle WA

 

Selected Exhibits

2013 Story Chairs (invitational six-month installation), Jack Straw, Seattle, WA
2012 After Dinner Party (group), Seattle, WA
2009 25 for 25: A Celebration of Life and Art! (invitational) Seattle, WA
2009 Festival International de Vidéo Danse du Breuil, Le Creusot France
2009 Shriveled Eyeballs Video Festival, (producer) Seattle, WA
2007-2008 Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Institute (group), Seattle, WA
2007 Cornish College of the Arts BFA Show, Seattle, WA
2006 Manifesto #1369, Ace Gallery (group), Seattle, WA
2006 Gallery 156 (group), Seattle, WA
2004 Paradise Waits (solo), Corvallis, OR
2004 Corvallis Art Center (group), Corvallis, OR
2003 Religious and Sacred Art, St. John’s Episcopal Church (juried)
Toledo, OR
2002-03 Seeing the Forest, Supporting the American Dream
various locations throughout OR (juried and produced by the
Oregon State University Extension Forestry Program)
2002 Corvallis Art Center (group), Corvallis, OR
2002 Jawbreaker Gallery (solo), Eugene, OR
2001 Interzone (solo), Corvallis, OR

 

Public Art

2008 W.R.A.P, abandoned gas station, mixed media textile panels
International Fiber Collaborative (contributing artist), Syracuse NY
2004 DaVinci’s Coloring Book, plywood, latex paint, tempera paint
DaVinci Days festival, Corvallis OR
2003 Mileposts of the Heart, plywood, latex paint, chalk
DaVinci Days festival, Corvallis OR

 

Selected Murals

2009 The Effects of Water and Light, private residence, Corvallis, OR
2008 Dancing Ganesh, Sukha Yoga Studio, Seattle, WA
2003 Garden Gate, private residence, Champaign, IL
2001 Willamette Valley As It Was, Willamette Veterinary Clinic, Corvallis, OR
1998 Purple Theater Curtains, Washington-Jefferson Park, Eugene, OR
1997 Turtle Island Will be Covered by Spider’s Web, Icky’s Office, Eugene, OR
1996 Pomegranate Rising, private residence, Albany, OR

 
Professional Experience

1997-current Principal: Willow Fox Studio, Seattle WA
2014 Artist-in-Residence: Festival International de Vidéo Danse du Bourgogne, France
2014 Guest Lecturer series: Public Art and Social Change
Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle WA
University of Washington|Bothell, Bothell WA
Washington State Cultural Congress, Seattle WA
2007-2014 Program Assistant: Public Art 4Culture, Seattle WA
2013 Panel Speaker: New Society Pioneers & the Emergent Economy, Localize This! Action Camp, Vashon Island, WA
2013 Panel Moderator: Cultural Industries and the Generative Economy, Washington State Cultural Congress, Seattle, WA
2012 Contributing writer, Heaven and Earth IV exhibit catalog, Center on
Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA
2012 Panel member, Careers in the Visual Arts, The Vera Project,
Seattle, WA
2012 Selection Panelist, Festival International de Vidéo Danse du
Bourgogne, France
2011 Selection Panelist, White River Valley Museum, Auburn, WA
2011 Panel member, On Video Art panel, ArtsWest Gallery, Seattle, WA
2010 Founder: Ver(a)rt Gallery mural series, Seattle WA
2009-2010 Chair, Ver(a)rt Gallery, Seattle, WA
2009 Panel Speaker: Public Art Best Practices, Washington State Cultural Congress
Leavenworth WA
2006-2008 Volunteer: Urban ArtWorks, Seattle WA
2005-2007 Administrative Assistant: Public Art 4Culture, Seattle WA

 

Teaching Experience

2004 Parks and Recreation Mural Painting class, Corvallis, OR
2003-2004 City-wide elementary school mural series
STARS After-school Program, Corvallis, OR
2000-2003 City-wide world cultures arts and crafts elementary school curriculum
STARS After-school Program, Corvallis, OR
2000-2003 Summer Instructor, Corvallis Montessori School, Corvallis OR
2001 Artist-in-Residence, alternative education program
Jefferson Middle School, Jefferson OR

 

Education

2007 Summa Cum Laude: BFA Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle WA
double major in sculpture and video

 

Honors and Awards

2006 & 2007 President’s Achievement Award, Cornish College of the Arts
2005 Zel Brook Endowed Art Scholarship, Cornish College of the Arts
2004 Nellie Cornish Scholarship, Cornish College of the Arts

 

Bibliography

McCarthy, Kaitlin. “Ideas Abound in While We Are Human.” Seattle Dances. 2 July 2012

Dai Yu, Hans: Drawing Code: East Meets West (University Readers, 2009) p. 76

Various contributors. “L'arc, Scéne nationale - Présentation de la saison 2008-2009 ‘revisitons nos
classiques’ pg. 59

Sowa, Jesse. “A Display of Self-expression.” The Gazette Times 18 July 2003: 7

Ledges, John. Exhibition review. E-Line: A Quarterly Publication of the Corvallis Environmental Center, 23 September 2001: 4

Ritchens, Chad. “Local artist displays work, defines vision of private art.” The Commuter
7 Feb 2001: 7k