Jane Orleman
101 North Pearl St • Ellensburg,WA 98926


Personal
Grew up in New York state.
Attended Universities in New York, Florida, Oregon and Washington.
Received a BA in Art from Central Washington University in 1971.
 
Grants, Fellowships & Honors
14 include the following:

2015

Ellensburg Arts Treasure Award, Ellensburg WA

2012

Ellensburg Art Commission Grant, Rehabilitation of Art Objects, Ellensburg WA

2008

The Larson Gallery Arts Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Arts, Yakima WA (view photos)

2007

2007 Leonard Thayer Small Grants Program, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA - through CWU Art Department to produce a color brochure for exhibit.

2007

The Theo Van Gogh Award, Gallery One Visual Art Center, Ellensburg, WA

2001

Artist trust GAP Grant, Seattle, WA

1998

University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada - Visiting artist grant.

1998

The Paul Allen Foundation, Seattle, WA - Full funding to the Child Welfare League of America for publication of "Telling Secrets: An Artist’s Journey Through Childhood Trauma".

1994

Ucross Foundation - Four Week Residency, Clearmont, WY

1994

Washington State University, Pullman WA - Visiting artist grant.

1992

Art Matters, Inc., New York, NY - Funding to continue a series of paintings on the subject of childhood trauma.
 
Solo Exhibits
33 include the following:

2013

Being In Dreamtime, Oak Hollow Gallery, Yakima, WA

2012

A Moment Of Forever, Gallery One, Ellensburg, WA

2012

Looking In, Looking Out, Gallery One’s Eveleth Green Gallery, Ellensburg, WA

2007

Dragon’s Egg: Gift of the Flaming Pearl, Chase Gallery at City Hall, Spokane, WA – Images: 01 | 02

2007

Beneath the Canopy of Heaven, Sarah Spurgeon Gallery, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

2001

Who do you think you are: A Multiple Choice Answer, Gallery One, Ellensburg, WA

2000

Self Revealed: A 30 -Year Retrospective, Sarah Spurgeon Gallery, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

1999

The Bones Remember, Nightingale Gallery, Eastern Oregon University, La Grande, OR

1996

Once Upon A Time, Long Long Ago, Boise State University, Boise, ID

1994

Learning To Fly, Littman Gallery, Portland State University, Portland, OR

1994

An Artist Looks At Family Violence, University Center Gallery, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

1994

Telling Secrets, University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, WY

1994

Metamorphosis, Washington State University, Gallery Two, Pullman, WA

1994

An Artist's Journey Through Childhood Sexual Abuse, WSU, Compton Union Gallery, Pullman, WA

1993

Smiling on the Outside, Chase Gallery at City Hall, Spokane, WA

1993

Telling Secrets, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA

1992

New Works, The Henry Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

1992

Seattle University Women’s Center, Seattle, WA

1992

Telling Secrets, Ellensburg Community Art Gallery, Ellensburg, WA

1982

Birthnight Celebration, Ellensburg Community Art Gallery, Ellensburg, WA

1980

Eve’s Eternal Story, Crew Gallery/Studio, Seattle, WA

1972

Art for the Heart, The Source, Portland, OR
 
Featured Exhibits
8 include the following:
1999 Artists From Ucross: An Invitational Exhibit of Fellowship Artists, U W Art Museum, Laramie, WY (Catalog)
1995 Ex Voto: Art As Invocation, Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, VA (Catalog)
1994 Self Portrayal, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA

1993

SHOCK, Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA
 
Movies Featuring Paintings
2004 "Inside Out," Cindy Kline, Director and Producer, 43:28, NYC, NY
 
Invitational Exhibits
64 include the following:

2012

Yakima River Valley, 420 Loft Gallery, Ellensburg, WA

2011

Capital Theater, Art on the Wall Exhibit, Yakima, WA

2010

Women Artist: Where We Are Now, Gallery One, Ellensburg WA

2009

Allied Arts, The Art of Healing, art by cancer survivors, family and friends, Yakima, WA

2008

Gallery One, 3rd Annual Have A Heart for Kids, Ellensburg, WA

2008

allery One, Portraits, Ellensburg, WA

2007

Sarah Spurgeon Gallery, Central Washington University, CWU Alumni Exhibition, Crossroads and Connections, Ellensburg, WA

2006

Chase Gallery, Artist Trust Grant Recipients, Spokane, WA

2003

Yard Art, Hallie Ford Museum, Willamette University, Salem, OR

2003

Gallery One, 35 Artists / 35 Years, Ellensburg, WA

2002

Regional Center For Women in the Arts, Women Book Artists and Illustrators, West Chester, PA

2001

Children’s Museum 2nd Generation, Body of work: expressions of the self, Portland, OR (Catalog)

2001

Corvallis Art Center, 25 Years of CALYX Art, Corvallis, OR

1997

Cheney Cowles Museum, Sponsor, Two Artists One Bed, Spokane, WA

1996

Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Yard Art, Bellingham, WA

1995

Washington State Convention and Trade Center, 1995 Northwest International Women's Conference, "Agents of Change: New Views by Northwest Women", Seattle, WA

1993

CALYX/Women's Visions, Corvallis, OR

1992

University Galleries, Artist Trust Grant Recipients Exhibit, Touring Show, Cheney, WA

1991

Boise Art Museum, Yard Art, Boise, ID (Catalog)

1989

Tacoma Art Museum, 100 Years of Washington Art: New Perspectives, Tacoma, WA (Catalog)

1989

Tacoma Art Museum, Washington Crafts: Then and Now, Tacoma, WA (Catalog)

1988

Bellevue Art Museum, Celebration: Especially for Children, Bellevue, WA

1985

Jamison/Thomas Gallery, Portland, OR

1984

Evergreen State College, Northwest Women's Cultural Convention, Olympia, WA

1970

Cheney Cowles Museum, General Rufus King Memorial Exhibition, Spokane, WA
 
Juried Exhibits
108 include the following:

2015

Larson Museum, 60th Annual Central Washington Artists Exhibition, Yakima, WA

2015

Annual Juried Exhibition, Gallery One, Ellensburg, WA

2010

Annual Juried Exhibition, Gallery One, Ellensburg, WA. Eveleth Green Award of Excellence and Marnie Williams Memorial Award

2005

Allied Arts Gallery, 38th Annual Juried Art Show, Yakima, WA Award

2004

2004 Tacoma Art Museum, Northwest Biennial: Buildingwise, Tacoma, WA Jurors, Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, Honorable Mention (Catalog)

2003

Woman Made Gallery, Woman, Trauma & Visual Expression, Chicago IL

2000

Matrix Gallery, Women Consuming, Women Consumed, Sacramento, CA Award

1996

Smithtown Township Arts Council, The Burning Bra and Other Bedside Tales: A 90’s View of the Feminist Movement, St. James, NY

1995

Moreau Galleries, St. Mary's College, Women and Fear, Notre Dame, IN

1994

University of Oregon, Erb Memorial Union Gallery, ACLU Uncensored Celebration, See No Evil, Eugene, OR

1993

Pacific Lutheran University, UNITY Northwest Coalition Against Malicious Harassment Annual Conference, Tacoma, WA

1993

Tacoma Art Museum, About Face, Tacoma, WA. Juror, Gaylen Hanson.

1993

Art & Action, Project Landscape and Cityscape, Los Angeles, CA

1992

Kohler Arts Center, The Invention of Childhood, Sheboygan, WI

1992

ARC Gallery, Woman As Survivor, Chicago, IL

1992

Eastern New Mexico University Art Gallery, Creating Ourselves, Portales, NM. Award. Juror, Lucy Lippard (Catalog)

1991

Matrix Gallery, Women Artists, Sacramento, CA

1991

Gallery Concord, Men by Women, Concord, CA

1982

Tacoma Art Museum, 12th Annual Painting and Sculpture Show, Tacoma, WA

1970

Henry Gallery, University of Washington, Tactiles USA, Seattle, WA
 
Readings, Presentations and Workshops
48 presentations since 1988 include the following:

2015

Gallery One, Art Confab, Dick & Jane’s Spot Open House, Ellensburg, WA

2013

Washington Museum Association conference tour, Ellensburg, WA

2013

Art About on June 1st, Studio Tour Fund Raiser for Gallery One, Ellensburg, WA

2012

Art About on June 2nd, Studio Tour Fund Raiser for Gallery One, Ellensburg, WA

2011

Artist Trust Open House, Ellensburg, WA

2007

Central Washington University, Beneath the Canopy of Heaven, Ellensburg, WA

2006

Washington State Arts Commission, Dick & Jane’s Spot, Ellensburg, WA

2003

Hallie Ford Museum, Willamette University, Salem, OR

2000

Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

1999

Eastern Oregon University, La Grande, OR

1998

Child Welfare Institute, Provo, UT

1998

University of Calgary, 3 day residency, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

1994

Central Washington University, The Washington Art Education Association Annual Conference,
Ellensburg, WA

1994

XXVI AASECT (American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors & Therapists) Annual Conference, Workshop. Louisville, KY

1994

University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, WY

1994

Washington State University, One Week Lecture Residency, Pullman, WA

1993

Empathy Experience for Sexual Offenders, Walla Walla, WA

1993

Women’s Caucus for Art, National Conference, Panel Participant, "Difficult Images/Difficult Issues: Who is the Real Censor." Seattle, WA

1992

St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Empathy Training Seminar for Sexual Offenders, Yakima, WA

1990

Davis Symposium 1990: Creativity, a three day event, Yakima, WA

1990

Tacoma Art Museum, 100 Years of Washington Art, Collector's Seminar, Tacoma, WA
 
Publications
44 venues since 1991 include the following:

2012

Looking In, Looking Out, to accompany exhibit of interiors at Gallery One, Ellensburg, WA

2010

Central Washington Artists 2007-2010: Artist Archive Project, Larson Gallery, Yakima, WA
2002

1st Friday the Arts Monthly, Vol. 3 #12, Dick Elliott Awarded Fellowship, article by Jane Orleman,
Ellensburg, WA

2001 Calyx, A Journal of Art & Literature by Women, Summer, Vol. 20:1, Corvallis, OR
2001 Cracking The Earth, A 25th Anniversary Anthology from CALYX, Corvallis, OR
1999 Woman’s Journal, Vol. 7 #11, Painting Your Secrets: Healing Sexual Abuse, Photos, Portland, OR
1998 Telling Secrets: An Artist’s Journey Through Childhood Trauma, Jane Orleman, author & artist, 103 color plates, The Child Welfare League of America, Washington, DC
1995 Writing Our Way Out of the Dark, An Anthology by Child Abuse Survivors, Elizabeth Claman, Ed., Queen of Swords Press. Cover Art and Essay: My Life As Artist. Photos. Eugene, OR
1994 Art Therapy, Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, Vol. 11:1; An Artist’s Journey Through Childhood Sexual Abuse; 4 page visual essay, Mundelein, IL
1993 Northwest Review, XXXI-93, a 12 page visual essay, Eugene, OR
1993
The Sun: A Magazine of Ideas, May #209, A Death-Defying Act, The Work of Jane Orleman; a four page visual essay, Chapel Hill, NC
1992 Sojourner, Vol. 17:6; Featured twenty-two paintings; Jamaica Plain, MA
1991-1998 Treating Abuse Today, Many covers and features; Seattle, WA
1991 Calyx, A Journal of Art & Literature by Women, Winter, Vol. 13:3; Corvallis, OR
 
Art Historian's Perspective
2002 Feminist Studies, Vol. 28 #3, Challenging The Gendered Categories of Art And Art Therapy: The Paintings Of Jane Orleman, Janet Marstine, Cover & 8 images in color, UM, College Park, MD
2001 The College Of Arts & Humanities Faculty Speaker’s Series, Challenging the Gendered Categories Of Art & Art Therapy: The Paintings Of Jane Orleman, Paper presented by Janet Marstine, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
2000 National Conference on American Studies, Feminist Practice, Dr. W and the Oeuvre of Jane Orleman: Art or Art Therapy? Paper presented by Janet Marstine, Detroit, MI
2000 Essay for 30-Year Retrospective Exhibit, Jane Orleman: Self Revealed, Janet Marstine, Sarah Spurgeon Gallery, Published by Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
1997 High Ground, Vol. 3, Two Artist One Bed, Interview by William Folkestad, Photos, Pullman, WA
1995 Reflex: The Northwest Forum On The Visual Arts, Vol. 9:10, The View East, Art Review, William Folkestad. Photo, Seattle, WA
1995 The Forbidden Gaze: Eros and Erotica in the Visual Images of Twelve Contemporary Female Artists, Patricia Place Caldwell, The Union Institute, Photo
 
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