Résumé

Orie Shafer
Born in 1951, Los Angeles, CA

EDUCATION

  • Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 1985 (Post Masters Work)
  • MA, Art Education, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 1978
  • BA, with Distinction, Art Education, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 1973
  • Manchester College, North Manchester, IN, 1969-1971

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS 1979 - 2016

2016

  • (May – June) POP Goes Purdue Invitational Exhibition, Fountain Gallery, Lafayette, IN
  • (March-April) 2nd National Juried Exhibition: Art + Science, Indiana University East, White Water Art Gallery, Richmond, IN
  • (March-April) On or About Rockwell Kent Exhibit, Fountain Gallery, Lafayette, IN

2015

  • (November-December) Three person Sculpture Exhibit, Jasper Community Art, Jasper, IN
  • (August-September) Two person painting exhibit, Hugh N. Ronald Gallery, Arts Place, INC, Portland, IN
  • (August) 16th Annual Juried Show, Nelson Gallery, Lexington, VA
  • (June – August) 71st Annual Wabash Valley Juried Exhibition, Swope Museum, Terra Haute, IN
  • (May – June) The Selfie Show: An Art Exhibition of self Portraits, Museum of New Art, Troy, MI
  • (January- February) Orie Shafer Lectures to Myself, Artist as Scientist, South Shore Art Gallery, Munster, IN

2014

  • (July-September) Orie Shafer; backs, women, and lectures to myself, Something Special Gallery, Lafayette, IN
  • (June-August) 70th Annual Wabash Valley Juried Exhibition, Swope Museum, Terra Haute, IN
  • (February – March) 24th Minnetrista Annual Juried Art Show, , Minnetrista Museum, Muncie, IN
  • (January – February) - About Face: A Juried Portrait Exhibition, Visual Arts Center, Ivy Tech Community College – Southwest, Evansville, IN

2013

  • (Dec 2013 – Jan 2014) – Open Space: Art about the Land, Anderson Center for the Arts, Anderson, IN
  • (Nov) – SkyFest: Astronomy & the Arts, The Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY
  • (Oct - Nov) - Art about the Land, Art Association of Henry County, New Castle, IN
  • (Sept - Oct) - 70th Annual Salon Show, South Shore Arts, Munster, IN
  • (Sept - Oct) – Open Space: Art about the Land Exhibit, Minnetrista Museum, Muncie, IN
  • (June - July) – Featured artist, Red Poppy Art Gallery, Lafayette, IN
  • (June - Aug) – 69th Wabash Valley Exhibition, Swope Museum, Terra Haute, IN
  • (April - June) – Group Exhibit, Red Poppy Art Gallery, Lafayette, IN

2012

  • (Sept - Nov) – Winter Salon, Soo Rye Art Gallery, Rye, NH
  • (Aug - Sept) – Group Exhibition, Red Poppy Gallery, Lafayette, IN
  • (June - July) – 68th Wabash Valley Exhibition, Swope Museum, Terra Haute, IN. Merit Award
  • (May - June) – Photowork ’12, Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY
  • (May) – Abstract Photo Exhibition, 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • (March) – ‘Landscapes’, Light Space and Time on Line Gallery, Jupiter, FL

2011

  • (June - July) – Paducah Photo 2011, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY
  • (Feb - Mar) – Orie Shafer Recent Work, Eric Dean Gallery, Fine Arts Center, Wabash College, Crawfordsville, IN

2010-11

  • (Dec - Jan) – “Precious” Group exhibition, Soo Rye Art Gallery, Rye, NH
  • (Dec - Jan) – The Anderson Center for the Arts, Anderson, IN

2010

  • (Nov) – Art Association of Henry County, New Castle, IN
  • (Nov) – Dreams and Melodramas, Artists’ Own Gallery, Lafayette, IN
  • (Sept - Oct) – Open Space: Art about the Land Exhibit, Minnetrista Museum, Muncie, IN
  • (Sept – Oct) – 2010 Realism Biennial Exhibit, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Ft. Wayne, IN
  • (Feb) – Featured Artist for Editions Limited Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
  • (Jan - Feb) – ‘Fields of Vision’, Lincoln Center, Ft. Collins, CO

2009

  • (Sept) – Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, Recent work for the Permanent Collection Committee, Lafayette, IN
  • (Apr-June) – Space 237, Spring Show, Toledo, OH
  • (Apr-May) – X-Power Gallery, 2009 International Exhibit, Hollywood, CA
  • (Jan-Mar) – The Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, “Art for the New Century”, Lafayette, IN

2008

  • (Nov-Dec) – 12 X 12 Group Show, The Art Center, Highland Park, IL
  • (Oct) – The Showroom Gallery Group Show at HUB-BUB, Spartanburg, SC
  • (Oct) – Art of Democracy Show, “Farewell to the Wasteland”, Ball State University, Muncie, IN
  • (July) – Infusion Gallery, Group Show, Los Angeles, CA
  • (Feb) – Ross Fine Arts, Group Show, Lafayette, IN

2006

  • (Sept) – Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, “Lectures to Myself Continued”, Lafayette, IN
  • (June) – Tippecanoe Arts Federation, “Barbarian Migrations”, Lafayette, IN
  • (May) – Truckee Meadows Community College, War Series, Reno, NV

2005

  • Kirkland Art Center, War Series, Clinton, New York
  • Northern Iowa University, Barbarian Migrations, Cedar Falls, Iowa
  • Purdue University, Alumni Exhibition, West Lafayette, IN
  • Lafayette Museum of Art, They Practice What They Teach, Lafayette, IN
  • Lafayette Museum of Art, Indiana Now, Lafayette, IN

2002

  • Wells Cultural Center, One-person show, Lafayette, IN

1992

  • Indiana State University Map Show, Terre Haute, IN

1991

  • Designers’ Show House, Marion College
  • Dinner works, Louisville Visual Arts Association, Louisville, KY

1990

  • The American Art Clay Company’s Indiana Vase Exhibition III
  • Patrick King Contemporary Arts, One person Show, Stratum Paintings and Assemblages, Indianapolis, IN

1989

  • Lectures to Myself 1979-1989, I One person Show, Indiana State Museum,
    Indianapolis, IN
  • Goldberg and Feldman Fine Arts, Carmel, IN

1988

  • Wabash Valley Exhibition, Seldon Swope Museum of Art, Terra Haute, IN. Grand Prize

1985

  • Indiana Arts Association Gallery, Munster, IN
  • Clemson National Print and Drawing Show, Clemson University, Clemson, SC
  • 70th Indiana Artist Show, Indianapolis Museum of Art,
    Indianapolis, IN.  Grand Prize

1984

  • Group Show, Patti Aande Gallery, San Diego, CA
  • Recent Acquisitions, The Equitable Gallery, New York, NY
  • Permanent Collection, Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, NY
  • G.W. Einstein Co. Inc., New York, NY  

1983

  • Jeremy Stone Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Patti Aande Gallery, San Diego, CA 
  • Dobrick Gallery, Solo Show, Chicago, IL
  • 69th Indiana Artist Show, Indianapolis Museum of Art,
    Indianapolis, IN, Grand Prize

1982

  • Two Person Show, Indianapolis Art League, Indianapolis, IN
  • Two Person Show, Greater Lafayette Museum of Art, Lafayette, IN
  • Second Biennial, Michiana Regional Art Center, South Bend, IN
  • Drawing Exhibition, Rockland Community Center, Suffern, NY
  • Dobrick Gallery, Solo Show, Chicago, IL

1981

  • Six Indiana Artists, Cranbrook Academy of Arts, Bloomfield Hills, MI
  • 68th Indiana Artists Show, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN.  Gallery Award
  • Rockford International ’81, Rockford College, Rockford, IL
  • Art Association of Richmond, Solo Show, Richmond, IN
  • Stewart Center Gallery, Solo Show, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

1980

  • Painting and Sculpture Today, National Invitational, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
  • American Drawings 11, Portsmouth Community Arts Center, Portsmouth, VA.  Purchase Award, Touring with Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition  1982
  • International Exhibition of American Prints and Drawings, Porter Fine Arts, Wesleyan College, Macon, GA. Gallery Award
  • 42nd Annual Exhibition of American Painting, Society of the Four Arts, Plam Beach, FL.  Purchase Award

1979

  • One Person Show, Manchester College, North Manchester, IN

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • President West Lafayette Police Department Merit Commission, West Lafayette, IN 2011 – 2016
     
  • Tippecanoe County Sheriff’s Department, Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS) Aux Patrol, Lafayette, IN 2011 - 2016
     
  • ]Art Department Chair/ Teacher, (Aug 1976 - Retired May 2008) West Lafayette School Corporation. Painting and Photography.
     
  • Art Department Chair/Teacher (1973-1976) Tippecanoe School Corporation. 
     
  • Awards:  Lilly Fellow 1985, Golden Apple Teacher 1994.

WRITING EXPERIENCE

  • Contracted Art Columnist Journal and Courier, Lafayette, IN 2009 - 2016
     
  • Arts Feature Writer for Lafayette Magazine, Lafayette, IN 2010 - 2016 
     

UNITED STATES NAVY

  • Commander (2001-Retired 01 Oct 2006)