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Renée Zangara

Renée Zangara is an artist from Portland, Oregon and is an active member of the regional art community. She is a member of Nine Gallery in Portland, Oregon and is represented by MaryAnn Deffenbaugh of Vernissage Fine Art. Her work has been exhibited nationally and is in private and public collections, including the Portland Art Museum, the Regional Arts & Culture Council's Visual Chronicle, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Oregon State University's College of Agricultural Sciences, the Swedish Medical Center Foundation in Seattle, Washington, and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Solo Exhibitions

2017 – The Outskirts – Nine Gallery, Portland, OR
2017 – Works from the Wetlands Series – Gallery 440, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
2016 – Wetlands – Guest Shed Gallery, Seattle, WA
2016 – Ode – Nine Gallery, Portland, OR
2015 – Napping with Monsters – Nine Gallery, Portland, OR
2015 – Loves Me – Umpqua Valley Arts Association, Roseburg, OR
2014 – BEHEMOTH – Nine Gallery, Portland, OR
2013 – Ruralization – Nine Gallery, Portland, OR
2012 – One Song – Milagro Theatre, Portland, OR
2012 – Mirth – Nine Gallery, Portland, OR
2010 – Reunion – Earth 2 World, Portland, OR
2010 – Loves Me – PDX Contemporary Art Window Project , Portland, OR
2010 – Wishing Well – Nine Gallery, Portland, OR
2009 – Murmurings – Nine Gallery, Portland, OR
2008 – Ordinary Magic – Cawein Gallery, Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR
2007 – Costume Ball – Beppu Wiarda Gallery, Portland, OR
2007 – Object / No Object – ArtCentric Main Gallery, Corvallis, OR
2004 – Deliberate Arrangements – Alysia Duckler Gallery, Portland, OR
2004 – Deliberate Arrangements – Stevenson Gallery, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR
2002 – New Paintings and Works on Paper – Alysia Duckler Gallery, Portland, OR
2001 – New Monotypes – Alysia Duckler Gallery, Portland, OR
2000 – Recent Work – Alysia Duckler Gallery, Portland, OR
1998 – Cityscapes – Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center, Portland, OR
1997 – Gestures in Monotype – Mayer Gallery, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR
1996 – Tree Drawings – Nine Gallery, Portland, OR

Group Exhibitions

2016 – Drawing as Core – North View Gallery, PCC Sylvania Campus, Portland, OR
2016 – Napping with Monsters – Portland Art Museum, Northwest Art Gallery, Portland, OR
2016 – Beam Me Up Exhibition – Gallery 110, Seattle, WA
2014 – Thoughts and Longing: 3 Installations – The Arts Center, Corvallis, OR
2012 – Nine @ 25 – Nine Gallery, Portland, OR
2011 – Welcome to My World – 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, OR
2011 – The Tool Show – Curator: Dennis Cunningham – Mayer Gallery, Marylhurst University, OR
2010 – Chance to Flourish: Private, Public, and Wild Gardens – OSU LaSells Stewart Center, Corvallis, OR
2010 – Exploring Contemporary Printmaking – Marin MOCA, Novato, CA
2010 – Sixty Square Inches – Purdue University Galleries, West Lafayette, IN
2009 – The Printmaker’s Hand – Curator: Pamela Morris – Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend, WA
2009 – Au Naturel – Curator: Rick Bartow – Clatsop Community College Art Center Gallery, Astoria, OR
2009 – Red Rain Falling – Curator: Sue Taylor – North Bank Artists Gallery, Vancouver, WA
2008 – Works of Faith – First Presbyterian Church, Portland, OR
2007 – Erosion: on the Geology of Culture – Beppu Wiarda gallery, Portland, OR
2006 – Art as a Catalyst – ArtCentric Main Gallery, Corvallis OR
2006 – Alien and Sedition – Mark Woolley Gallery, Portland, OR
2006 – This Bountiful Place – Oregon Historical Society, Portland, OR
2004 – Pacific Northwest Art Annual – Adell McMillan Gallery, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
2004 – Cambridge Art Association National Show – Cambridge, MA
2003 – Long Beach Arts: Works on Paper – Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, CA
2003 – San Diego Art Institute 46th Annual International Exhibition – Balboa Park, San Diego, CA
2003 – Oregon State University Art About Agriculture Tour 2003 – OR
2003 – Women’s History Month Juried Exhibition – Boise State University Gallery, Boise, ID
2002 – Oregon State University Art About Agriculture Tour 2002 – OR
2001 – The Portland Visual Chronicle – Sylvania’s North View Gallery, Portland, OR
2000 – The Portland Visual Chronicle – Courtesy of Elizabeth Leach Gallery Portland, OR
2000 – Wonder Women – Curator: Terri Hopkins – The Art Gym, Marylhurst, OR
1999 – The Portland Visual Chronicle – Courtesy of Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
1999 – Organic Form – Courtesy of Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
1999 – Multi-Media Juried Art Exhibit – Gresham City Hall Visual Arts Gallery, Gresham, OR
1999 – Six Painters – Visual Arts Center Gallery, Gresham, OR
1998 – Works on Paper – Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
1998 – The Cooperators – Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR

Grants and Awards

2017 – Oregon State University Art About Agriculture Program – Honorarium
2010 – Oregon State University Art About Agriculture 2010 – Purchase Award
2003 – Oregon State University Dean and Director Purchase Award
2003 – Boise State University Women’s History Month Juror’s Award
2002 – Oregon State University President’s Award

Corporate and Public Collections

Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Central City Concern, Portland, OR
Intensive Care Unit, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, OR
Hatfield Research Center, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, OR
Swedish Medical Foundation, Seattle, WA
Phil Knight Cancer Research Center, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, OR
Oregon State University College of Agricultural Sciences, Corvallis, OR
¡OBA!, Portland, OR
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Regional Arts and Culture Council (RACC), Visual Chronicle, Portland, OR

Articles, Publications, and Collaborations

2017 – Featured in Portal: Portland Art Museum Magazine, Spring 2017 Issue
2016 – Beam Me Up, Gallery 110, blurb.com
2014 – Willamette Week Visual Arts Review – BEHEMOTH, Richard Speer, May 2014
2014 – Fine Art Celebrates Oregon’s Working Landscapes oregonpress.oregonstate.edu/summer-2014/art-about-agriculture
2013 – Featured in Christopher Rauschenberg: Studio Photography, Weil Books, 2013
2013 – Featured in All About Abstract on Saatchi Online’s home page
2013 – Willamette Week Visual Arts Review – Ruralization, Richard Speer, May 2013
2012 – Portlandia Season 3
2012 – Nine @ 25, by Nine Gallery, blurb.com
2012 – Willamette Week Visual Arts Review – Mirth, Richard Speer, May 2012
2009 – First Thursday Not-to-Miss Shows, D.K. Row, The Oregonian: 04-Jun-09
2009 – Artwork: El Grito del Bronx – collaboration with Miracle Theatre Group, Portland, OR
2006 – This Bountiful Place: Art About Agriculture, The Permanent Collection, OHS Press
2000 – Gray Matters, Steffen Silvis, Willamette Week: 24-May-00
1999 – Cover Art: The Woman of Too Many Days, CALYX Books – Corvallis, OR
1999 – Regional Arts and Culture Council – Visual Chronicle of Portland
1998 – Regional Arts and Culture Council – Visual Chronicle of Portland
1998 – In the Spirit of Collaboration, D.K. Row, The Oregonian: 07-Aug-98
1996 – Nature Plain and Simple, Randy Gragg, The Oregonian: 27-Sep-96
1996 – Visual Arts Choice, D.K. Row, Willamette Week: 18-Sep-96

Professional Affiliations

Representation: MaryAnn Deffenbaugh, Vernissage Fine Art
Current Nine Gallery, Portland, OR
Current Member, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR
2011-15 – RACC, Public Art Selection and Professional Practices Grant Committees, Portland, OR
2004-12 – PICA – Prints for PICA, Print Press Operator, Portland, OR
2006-07 – Portland Art Museum Contemporary Art Council, Portland, OR
2005-07 – Portland Art Center, Portland, OR
2000-05 – Alysia Duckler Gallery, Portland, OR
1997-99 – Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
1997 – Gallery 114, Portland, OR

Education

1996 – Bachelor of Fine Arts, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, Oregon