Earthsong Art
Rebecca Uhler

Education
e University of Washington Extension’s Natural Science Illustration Certificate Program, 2006-07
e University of Oregon – Art education – classes relating to Art Education, art, 1985-‘89
e Bowling Green State University - Art therapy – classes relating to Art Therapy, art, 1982-‘85

Professional Experience
e Two commissioned mural paintings produced in the home of Betty Spees, summer 2007
e Two commissioned watercolor paintings for Nancy Cole, summer 2007
e Produced my own metal/bead jewelry and pottery, sold at Saturday market and Holiday Market in Eugene, Oregon
e Wild Dove Ceramics – produced porcelain jewelry and some designs, and managed the production team for this jewelry-making business for nearly 9 years
e Production potter for Will Maddox in Cheshire, Oregon
e Produced and trimmed ceramic slip-mold pieces for Andrew MacCorkindale in Eugene, Oregon
e Produced bowls for Pottery West for use at Mo’s on the Oregon Coast
e Taught Saturday Art School for one term to kids aged 5-7 in Bowling Green, Ohio

Honors and Awards; Grants / Fellowships
e Nebraska Statewide Arboretum – my Geum triflorum painting has been chosen as the Arboretum’s 2008 Traditional Botanical Print, to be used to promote the Arboretum’s 30-year anniversary and in the Arboretum’s 2008 publications and webpage. Prints and cards will also be made for sale at the arboretum and on the website.
e 3rd place award, Puget Sound Mushroom Show, Seattle, WA. October, 2007
e PEO’s PCE Grant ($1000), for women returning to school, 2006-2007
e Won awards for my ceramic pieces at Bowling Green State University’s juried student art show, including $100James Strong Achievement Award, 1st place, and 2nd place

Exhibition Record
e Focus on Nature X Exhibition (juried), New York State Museum in Albany, NY (upcoming – April 17 through September 7, 2008)
e Puget Sound Mushroom Show (juried), Center for Urban Horticulture, Seattle, WA, October, 2007
e Burke Museum, University of Washington Extension’s Natural Science Illustration Certificate Program class exhibition, July – October, 2007
e MuseArt shows (semiannual) in Eugene, Oregon
e Group Holiday Art show at the home of Katie Swenson
e Group Holiday Art show at the home of Julie Anderson
e Saturday Market in Eugene, Oregon
e Eugene Holiday market in Eugene, Oregon
e Bowling Green State University Student Show

Professional Development
e Member, Guild of Natural Science Illustrators
e Member, Northwest Watercolor Society
e Illustrator, Photoshop classes at Bellevue Community College, Bellevue Washington, 2006, ‘07
e Several bird and plant classes with Biologist Dave Bontrager, Eugene, Oregon, Spring 2006 - present
e MuseArt group - a Eugene art group that meets every Monday evening to draw/paint performing musicians. Musicians change monthly.
e Photographed birds for biologist Dave Bontrager in his bird banding work, summer 2006. Photos to be used in presentations and in the classes that Dave teaches.
e Watercolor Classes at Lane Community College, Eugene, Oregon
e Barbara Benedetti-Newton’s colored pencil workshop at Sitka Center for Art and Ecology
e Master Gardener Program through the Oregon State University Extension in Eugene, Oregon 1992
e Volunteered at the Grass Roots Garden in Eugene, Oregon for one year
e Pottery class at Lane Community College, Eugene, Oregon

Collections – original work in the collections of:
Betty Spees – 2 murals
Nancy Cole – three commissioned watercolors
Mike Wile – commissioned pencil drawing
Deborah Broeker – colored pencil
Roka Walsh – watercolor/colored pencil
Alison McElroy – pen & ink, colored pencil
John and Zaxaro Bennett - watercolor

 

 

 

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