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    Jesse Reno

    RESUME                                               [Click for Press]       [Click for Video]

    SOLO EXHIBITIONS 
    2013
    Galleria Dante - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
    The Hollow Gallery - Portland, OR
    RiverSea Gallery - Astoria, OR

     
    2012
    Rotofugi Gallery, Chicago, IL "Wolves Tails Crossed Arrows and Canoes"
    Contemporary Fine Arts Gallery, La Jolla, CA

     
    2011
    Rougette Gallery- Rockland, Maine
    In3Arts Gallery- Metz, France
    Galeria Dante- Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
    Graeter Art Gallery - Portland, OR

     
    2010
    Local 35- Portland, OR "Reborn"
    19TEN- Portland, OR
    Artisans on Taylor Gallery- Port Townsend, WA "Objects of Desire"
    Galeria Dante- Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

     
    2009
    Nemo Design- Portland, OR ?Rooted in Stars and Magic?
    Ayden Gallery- Vancouver, B.C. ?When Free Will Becomes Destiny?
    Lunar Boy Gallery- Astoria, OR
    Pi Art Gallery- Kansas City, MO
    Adidas Store- Portland, OR
    Local35- Portland, OR
    19TEN- Portland, OR
    Nemo Design- Portland, OR

     
    2008
    Crude Things Gallery, Portland, OR
    Destroy Store, Portland, OR

     
    2007
    BLK/MRKT Gallery, Culver City, CA
    The Life, Portland, OR
    Local 35, Portland, OR
    Pi Art Gallery, Kansas City, MO

     
    2006
    Local 35, Portland, OR
    Zeitgeist Gallery, Portland, OR, "100 paintings 500sq ft"
    Pi Art Gallery, Kansas City, MO, "Personal History"

     
    2005
    Fix Gallery, Portland, OR
    Milk Studio, Portland, OR
    Corridor Gallery, Seattle, WA, "Feral Visions"
    Local 35, Portland, OR
    Backspace, Portland, OR

     
    2004
    New American Casuals, Portland, OR
    Milk Studio, Portland, OR
    The ID Gallery, Easton, PA
    Blah Blah Gallery, Plano, TX, "Politically Motivated"

     
    2002
    Hoopla Gallery, Bethlehem, PA

     
    SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS 
    2013
    AFK Gallery - Lisbon, Portugal
    Peoples Art Gallery - Portland, OR
    Lake Oswego Festival Of The Arts - Lake Oswego, OR
    Kate Alkarni Gallery - Seattle, WA

     
    2012
    Galeria Exodo - San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Artisti Galerie - France
    Lillie Art Fair - France
    Artisans On Taylor - Port Townsend, WA

     
    2011
    Together Gallery- "LAX/PDX" curated by Thinkspace - Portland, OR
    Artisti Galerie - "New York" - France
    Illiterate Gallery - Denver, Colorado

     
    2010
    L'Art Partage - "Self Taught Artist Festival" - Rives,France
    Art contemporain - "Exposition Au-dessous des Volcans" - Muriac, France
    Montonaro Gallery - "Measuring and Collecting" - Plymouth, RI
    Grand Baz'Art à Bézu - "Outsider Art International Festival" - Bézu St Eloi, France
    Strychnin Gallery - "Edge of Love" - Berlin,Germany
    "Measuring and Collecting" Select Design, Burlington, VT
    "Elements" Art Asylum, Boston, MA

     
    2009
    Gallery Roth - San Diego, CA
    Giant Robot Gallery - San Francisco, CA, "One Hundred Beasts"
    The Goodfoot - Portland, OR, "Happy Hour for the Apocolypse"
    Grand Baz'Art à Bézu, Bézu St Eloi, France, "Outsider Art International Festival"
    Chateau Corbin, Salle Gallilée, Liverdun, France, "Delicieusement Singuliers"
    Esvelt Gallery at Columbia Basin College, Pasco, WA
    "The Pioneers" Upperplayground, Portland, OR
    "The Harrington Collection", Courtenay BC, Canada
    Juxtapoz 15th Anniversary Benefit Art Show, Los Angeles, CA
    Galleria Artevistas, Barcelona, Spain
    Backspace, Portland, OR
    Basil Hallward Art Gallery, Portland, OR
    Planet Rooth, San Diego, CA
    The Goodfoot, Portland, OR
    Ayden Gallery, Vancouver, BC Canada

     
    2008
    Screen Arts Gallery - Saint Augustine, FL, "Secret Code"
    Goodfoot, Portland, OR, Collaboration Show with Lana Guerra
    Foundation One Gallery, Atlanta, GA, "Other Worlds"
    Telus Ski & Snowboard Festival, BC, Canada, "Brave Art"
    Ayden Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada "Brave Art"
    Montanaro Gallery, Newport, RI
    Fifty24SF Gallery, San Francisco, CA

     
    2007
    BLK/MRKT Gallery, Culver City, CA, "BMG Artists Annual"
    Cinders Gallery in Brooklyn, NY, "These Bagels are Gnarly"
    Anno Domini, San Jose, CA, "Fresh Produce"
    Bell & Wissell, Seattle, WA, "Beast Show"
    Telus Ski & Snowboard Festival, BC, CANADA, "Brave Art"
    Wind Up Gallery, Pheonix, AZ
    Encinitas, CA, "Brave Art"

     
    2006
    BLK/MRKT Gallery, Culver City, CA, "BMG Artists Annual"
    Sikkema Jenkins & Co., Chelsea, NY, Visual AIDS "Postcards From the Edge" Benefit
    Upper Playground PDX and FIFTY 24PDX Gallery, Portland, OR, "New Scenery"
    Ayden Gallery, Vancouver, BC, "Brave Art"
    Alberta College of Art and Design, Alberta, Canada, "Said and Done"
    The Works, Edmonton, Alberta, "Push"
    Anno Domini, San Jose, CA, "Fresh Produce"
    Backspace, Portland, OR, "Nowdays Shuffle"
    Telus Ski & Snowboard Festival, Whistler, BC, "Brave Art"
    Jack Fischer Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Ayden Gallery, Vancouver, BC, "Integrate"
    UNK Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT, "The Board Show"
    Anti Social Gallery, Vancouver, BC, "Said and Done - Collaborative Project number two"
    Feral Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, "Feral Art Tour"

     
    2005
    A.D. Gallery, San Jose, CA, "Fresh Produce"
    Local 35, Portland, OR, "Vans Custom Shoe Show"
    Popmart, Bethlehem, PA
    The Goodfoot, Portland, OR, "Vinyl Killers 3"
    Adidas Store, Portland, OR, "Solomon Custom Snowboard Show"

     
    2004
    Zeitgeist Gallery, Portland, OR
    Ahlum Gallery, Easton, PA
    NAC - Portland, OR, "Sneaker Pimps"
    Hoodoo MO Gallery, Hannibal, MI
    Outsider Gallery, Rockland, ME
    Eye Candy Studio, Kutztown, PA

     
    2003
    Xender Arts, Sarasota, FL
    The ID Gallery - Easton, PA, "Perfect 8"
    The Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA, "The Gun Show"

     
    2002
    Open Space Gallery, Allentown, PA
    Steel City, Bethlehem, PA

     
    2001
    Toast, Stroudsburg, PA

     
    LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS 
    2013 2 day and 1 day workshop - Art&Soul - Virginia Beach, VA
    5 day workshop at home studio - Portland, OR
    Live Paint - Collage Art Store - Portland, OR
    Live Paint - North Coast Seed - Portland, OR
     
    2012
    3 day workshop - Zinnias - Pasadena, CA
    2 day and 1 day workshop - Art&Soul - Virginia Beach, VA
    2 day and 1 day workshop - Artfest - Port Townsend, WA
    Key note speaker - "The Purpose Of Art" - Artfest - Port Townsend, WA
    2 five day workshops - In Studio - Portland, OR
    3 day workshop - Teahouse Studio - Berkeley, CA
    2 day and 1 day workshop - Art&Soul - Portland, OR
    5 day workshop - Hacienda Mosaico - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

     
    2011
    My work was presented by Marianne Coble & Young At Art to students of Pacific School - Manhattan Beach, CA
    3 one day workshops - Artfest - Port Townsend, WA
    3 one day workshops - Art&Soul - Hampton, VA
    5 day in studio workshop - Portland , OR
    2 one workshops - Art&Soul - Portland, OR
    5 day workshop - Hacienda Mosaico - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

     
    2010
    Portland open studios - demo and open discussion - Portland, OR
    Portland Fashion Week - artist installation - Portland, OR
    Workshop series at Art and Soul - Portland, OR
    Live paint demo - Hawthorne street fair - Portland, OR
    2 day workshop/lecture at Freedom to Create - Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Live paint demo - Grand Bezu Art Bazar - Bezu, France
    Workshop series at Artfest - Port Townsend, WA

     
    2009
    3 day workshop at Carol Parks Studio in Burbank, CA
    3 day workshop at Off Center Arts in Albequerae, NM

     
    2008
    1 day workshop in Reno, NV
    1 day workshop at PCC in Portland, OR
    1 day workshop at The Cube in Portland, OR
    3 day workshop at Carol Parks Studio in Burbank, CA

     
    2007
    Mural Fest, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, "Connection through Creating"

     
    2006
    Portland Community College, Portland, OR, "Becoming A Self-Supporting Artist"

     
    COMMISSIONS 
    2011
    Paramount Theatre - Permanent installation - Huntington, NY
    Belmont Garage - Mural - Portland, OR
    Arbor Skateboards - Skateboard Design- Venice, CA
    Armada Skis -Ski design - Costa Mesa, CA

     
    2010
    Cal Sk8 - skateboard design - Portland, OR
    Armanda Skis - ski design - Costa Mesa, CA
    Sitka Surfboards - T-shirt design - Victoria, BC, Canada
    Arbor Skateboards - T-shirt & skateboard design - Venice, CA
    Local 35 - exterior mural - Portland, OR

     
    2009
    Local35, Portland, OR, Exterior Mural
    Grind Core Marauders, Portland, OR, Album Artwork

     
    2008
    Grace Salon - Portland, OR, Interior Mural
    Grenade Gloves - Mamoth Lakes, CA, G.A.S. Coat & Glove Design
    Merde Skateboards - Portlnd, OR, 2 skateboard designs.
    Nike - Mexico City, Mexico - Exterior Mural
    Local35 - Portland, OR, Exterior Mural
    Upper Playground - San Francisco, CA, T-shirt Design

     
    2007
    Local 35, Portland, OR, Exterior mural
    Mural Fest, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, 1000 sq. ft. mural

     
    2006
    Local 35, Portland, OR, Dressing room installation and exterior mural
    Click, Portland, OR, cover illustration - Another Sky Press

     
    2005
    Local 35. Portland, OR, dressing room installation
    Santa Fe Reporter, Santa Fe, NM, cover illustration, Jan 26th edition
    Bishops Barbershop, Portland, OR, interior mural
    Laughing Horse Political Bookstore, Portland, OR, exterior mural
    Pigwood Skateboards, Los Angeles, CA, Ragdoll deck art

     
    2004
    NAC, Portland, OR, exterior mural

     
    PUBLICATIONS 
    2013
    PV Mirror January Issue - Show Spotlight - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
    "14 Artist Journals" book - Feature Artist
    Gather Clouds Magazine Issue #3 - Feature Artist

     
    2012
    Vallarta Tribune January Issue - show spotlight - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
    New Connexion Magazine - cover art - Pacific NW
    YRB Magazine - Artist Profile - New York, NY

     
    2011
    Destination Creativity, The Life Altering Journey Of The Art Retreat - Artist Spotlight
    Contemporary Primitive Abstract Narrative- Self Published Catalog

     
    2010
    Vallarta Tribune December Issue - show spotlight - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
    PV Mirror December Issue 112 - show spotlight - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
    Somerset Studio Nov/Dec 2010 edition - artist portfolio - Laguna Hills, CA
    Seven Days review of "Measuring and Collecting" - Burlington, VT
    Truth Myth Extinction - artist catalog

     
    2009
    DPI Magazine - Taiwan - Featured artist.
    Lessons and Skeletons - Self-published catalog
    When I Can't Paint I Usually Draw - Self-published collection of drawings

     
    2008
    Forward - Like a Flower that Only Desires to Blossom - Self Published Catalog
    Front for You vol. #9 - Belgium - Featured Artist
    We Must Remain Focused When Waiting for Thunder - Self Published Catalog

     
    2007
    Jesse Reno at BLK/MRKT Gallery, Palo Alto, CA, Artweek, July/August Vol 38, Issue 6
    Pool Tradeshow, Silverlake, CA
    Pique News Magazine, Whistler, Canada, March 29th
    Portland Funbook #2, Portland, OR, Published by PSILO Design Group
    DPI Magazine vol. # 99 - Taiwan - Featured Artist page 78.
    Invision, Portland, OR, Published by ArtPDX and Another Sky Press
    BLK/MRKT Two, Los Angeles, CA, Published by BMG and Die Gestalten Verlag

     
    2006
    Juxtapoz, San Francisco, CA, April, Issue 63
    BLK/MRKT One, Los Angeles, CA, published by BMG and Die Gestalten Verlag
    PDX Magazine, Portland, OR, June Issue
    Beasts, Seattle, WA, Fantagraphics Publishing
    Outside The Lines, Portland, OR, published by Another sky press
    Portland Fun Book, Portland, OR, published by PSILO design group
    Artension, Paris, France, September - October issue n?31
    2005 Kansas City Star, Kansas City, MO, Jan 5th edition
    On The Wall, Portland, OR, Published by Jones Design/VANS shoes
    Merged, Allentown, PA, Oct 26th
    Color Magazine, Vancouver, Canada

     
    2004
    RAWVISION, Radlet, Herts, UK, Issue 51
    Willamette Week, Portland, OR
    Cedar Rapids Gazette, Cedar rapids, MI, March 11th
    Easton Express, Easton, PA, Aug 7th

     
    AWARDS 
    2011
    "Jury Award" - Portland Open Studios - Portland, OR

     
    2010
    Nomination for Pacific Northwest Artist of the Year

     
    2009
    "Most Expressive Artist In Show" - Outsider Art Festival - St. Eloi, France

     
    2007
    "Winning Muralist Representing USA" - International Mural Festival - Winnipeg, Canada

     
    REPRESENTATION 

    Graeter Gallery - Portland, OR
    5 Piece Gallery - Switzerland
    Galeria Exodo - San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Marchetti Fine Art - San Diego, CA
    Contemporary Fine Art - La Jolla, CA
    Artisti Gallerie -Rueil-Malmaison, France

     
    EDUCATION 
    Self taught - mixed media painter - no formal education
    Drawing since age 5, exhibiting since 2001