Cynthia Herron

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EDUCATION

2003 MFA in Painting
The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Art Education Certification K-12
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ

1980 BFA in Painting
Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada
Minor: Printmaking

2017
Clay Ball Live Auction, Salem Art Association, Salem, OR
2016
Progression, Corban University Art Gallery, Salem, OR
Something Red, Salem, OR
Art For Everyone, Gretchen Schuette Art Gallery, Salem, OR
Paint the Town, Elsinore Gallery, Salem, OR
Guest Artist, Mission Mill Galleries, Salem, OR
Oregon in Bloom, Juried Exhibit, River Gallery, Independence, OR
Art Auction, Benefit for Boys and Girls Club of Salem, OR

2015
Group Exhibit, Roy John Designer Goldsmith, Salem, OR
Faculty Exhibit, Chemeketa Community College, Salem, OR
Water, Juried Show. Umpqua Valley Arts Association, Roseburg, OR
Eco Icon: Group show. Compass Gallery, Salem OR
Ricochet: A Year of Collaborative Painting. Cynthia Herron and Dayna Collins exhibit at Roy John Designer Goldsmith, Salem OR
Umpqua Valley Art Center; Featured Artist. Roseburg, OR
Clay Ball; invited to submit to live auction. Salem Art Association
Wild Women 15 Juried Show, River Gallery, Independence, OR

2014
This Oregon Life, River Gallery, Independence, Oregon
Celebration of Flowers Juried Show,
Keizer Art Association, Keizer, OR.
Connections, Invitational exhibit celebrating the
art of Sitka Center Instructors, Lincoln City, OR, June 13-July 7
Expressions West Juried Exhibition, Coos Art Musuem, Coos Bay, OR
Wild Women 12 Juried Show, River Gallery, Independence, OR

2013
Sitka Art Invitational, Nov. 1-3, 2013, Portland, OR
Paint the Town Juried Show, Elsinore Gallery, Salem, OR
Landscapaes in Miniature; Elsinore Gallery, Salem, OR
Cynthia Herron: Edges of Landscape. Salem Art Association, Salem, OR
Cynthia Herron: 20 Irises. Solo show, Roy John Designer Goldsmith,
Salem, Oregon
Expressions West Juried Show, Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR
Tuition/Intuition: Works by Cynthia Herron; Gretchen Schuette Gallery,
Chemeketa Community College, 4000 Lancaster Drive, Salem, OR
Faculty Exhibition, Gretchen Schuette Art Gallery,
Chemeketa Community College, Salem, OR
Clay Ball Juried Benefit Auction, Salem Art Association, Salem, OR
Wild Women 11 Juried Show, River Gallery, Independence, OR

2012
Featured Vignette Artist, Elsinore Gallery, Nov. 3-24, 2012
Sitka Art Invitational, Nov. 10-11, 2012, Portland, OR
Art and the City; juried work for Independence Civic Center:
September 24, 2012-January 5, 2013
16th Annual Visual Artist Studio Tour; September 15-16, Salem, OR
Project Space IV Juried Exhibit, Salem, OR
NW Collage Society Juried Winter Exhibit, Whidby Island, WA
Clay Ball Juried Benefit Auction, Salem Art Association, Salem, OR
Wild Women 10 Juried Show, River Gallery, Independence, OR
2011
Salem Art Association Members Show; Oct 7-Dec 3
Paint the Town Juried Show, Elsinore Gallery, Salem, OR
16th Annual Visual Artist Studio Tour; September 17-18
Art and the City; juried work for Independence Civic Center:
August 6, 2011-January 5, 2012
Salem Salon: Art Squared. All-media group exhibit July 8-September 3
Salem Art Fair Poster Finalist Juried Show: June 26-September 4
Celebrating Collage: Contemporary Artists Respond Invitational Exhibit:
The Art Gallery at Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, OR
White Sky and Brambles, work by Cynthia Herron, Bush Barn Art Center
Art at Zena Invitational Exhibition, Bush Barn Art Center, Salem, OR
Clay Ball Juried Benefit Auction, Salem Art Association, Salem, OR
LINN-BENTON COLLEGE ART FACULTY INVITATIONAL EXHIBIT
January 3-February 25; Albany, OR
Wild Women 10 Juried Show, River Gallery, Independence, OR
2010
Cynthia Herron: Field Marks; solo show of abstract landscapes inspired by
"A Natural History of Minto Brown Island Park" by
Sharon Rose; Elsinore Framing and Fine Art Gallery,
444 Ferry St. SE; Salem, OR
Nov 3-26 Reception and reading by the author, Nov. 6, 2-5pm
All-Oregon Art Annual Juried Show, Salem, OR
8th Annual Around Oregon Juried Show, ArtCentric Gallery, Corvallis, OR
Paint the Town Juried Show, Elsinore Gallery, Salem, OR
Fur, Fins, Feathers Juried Show, River Gallery, Independence, OR
Lay of the Land Invitational Show, Bush Barn Art Center, Salem, OR
Radius 25 Juried Show, Bush Barn Art Center, Salem, OR
Pacific Northwest Art Show, Keizer Art Association, Keizer, OR
Art Speaks Art You Listening, Salem, OR
Juror, Salem-Keizer Schools Show; Bush Barn Art Center, Salem, OR
Expressions West Juried Show, Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR
Clay Ball Salem Art Association Juried Benefit Auction and Dinner; Salem
Wild Women 8 Juried Show, River Gallery, Independence, OR
Keizer Mayor's Juried Show, Keizer Civic Center, Keizer, OR
On the Cutting Edge Juried Show, Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR
2009
Paint the Town Juried Show, Elsinore Gallery, Salem, OR
Visual Art Studio Tour, Salem, OR
All-Oregon Art Annual Juried Show, Salem, OR
Project Space II Juried Exhibit, Salem, OR
Artist in Action Show, Salem Art Association, Salem, OR
Faculty Art Show, Chemeketa Community College
Clay Ball Salem Art Association Juried Benefit Auction and Dinner; Salem
Wild Women 7 Juried Show, River Gallery, Independence, OR
2008
Solo Show of Ireland Landscape Paintings, Heidi Gates Residence
"Paint the Town" Juried sow, Elsinore Gallery, Salem, OR
Visual Artist Studio Tour, Salem, OR
All-Oregon Art Annual Juried Show, Oregon State Fair, Salem, OR
"Landscape at Risk" juried show, Flagstaff, AZ
Project Space, "Negative Space", Salem, OR
Project Space "Here and Now", Salem, Or
Keizer Iris Festival Juried Art Show, Keizer, OR
Moon and Stars Show, Lunaria Gallery, Silverton, OR
H2Oh! Salem Art Association Benefit Auction and Dinner; Salem, OR
Wild Women 7 Juried Show, River Gallery, Independence, OR
Salem Salon Juried Show, Bush Barn Gallery, Salem, OR

2007
Visual Artist Studio Tour, Salem, OR
Paint the Town Juried Show, Salem, OR
All-Oregon Art Annual Juried Show, Oregon State Fair, Salem, OR
Hundred Valleys Juried Show, Roseburg, OR
National Collage Society Juried Show, FL, Sept. 13- Oct. 28, 2007
Salem Vascular Clinic, Salem, OR; July 1- August 30, 2007
Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts, Lake Oswego, OR,
Oregon Visions Juried Show, Corvallis Art Center, Corvallis, OR
Radius 25 Juried Show, River Gallery, Independence, OR
Wild Women 6 Juried Show, River Gallery, Independence, OR

2006
Wild Women 5 Juried Show, River Gallery, Independence, OR
Confluence, Art Celebrating Rivers Juried Show, River Gallery,
Independence, OR
Solo Show, J.James Restaurant, Salem, OR
Solo Show, Art Department Supply Store, Salem, OR
Something Red Juried Show, Salem, OR
Paint the Town Juried Show, Elsinore Gallery, Salem, OR

2005
Small Works Show, River Gallery, Independence, OR
Faculty Show, Linn-Benton Community College, Albany, OR
Group Show, River Gallery, Independence, OR
10-Year Juried Alumni Show, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Paint the Town Juried Show, Chemeketa Community College, Salem, OR
Faculty Show, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR
Faculty Show, Linn-Benton Community College, Albany, OR
Wild Women 4 Juried Show, River Gallery, Independence, OR

2004
Something Red Juried Show, Salem Art Association, Salem, OR
Cynthia Herron, Paula Rice, Joe Cornett, Old Main Art Museum,
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
Reflections of the Land, Old Main Gallery, Northern Arizona University,
Flagstaff, AZ
High Altitude Summer, juried show, Coconino Community College,
Flagstaff, AZ
Solo Show, Bilby Research Center, Northern Arizona University,
Flagstaff, AZ

2003
Thesis Show, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery
The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
My Favorite Alley, Fire on the Mountain Gallery, Flagstaff, AZ
Flagstaff Open Studio Tour, Flagstaff, AZ
Appetizers for the Visual Feast, Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff, AZ
National Juried Biennial Show, Dinnerware Gallery, Tucson, AZ

1999- 2002
Works in Progress Show, Hamilton Hall Gallery
The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

1995- 2003
Faculty Show, Beaseley Gallery and Old Main Galleries
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
Embracing Time, Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff, AZ; Sedona Center,
Sedona, AZ; Radisson City Center Hotel, Tucson, AZ

2001
National Juried Drawing Show, Mesa Contemporary Arts, Mesa, AZ
St. Francis Juried Show, Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff, AZ

2000
Reflections of the Land, Juried Show, Old Main Gallery,
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ

RELATED PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

2011 Chairperson, VAST Studio Tour
2010 Co-Chair, VAST Studio Tour,
Juror, Salem-Keizer High School Art Show
2009 Chairperson, Paint the Town, VAST Studio Tour;
Artists in Action
2008 Chairperson, Paint the Town, Salem, Or
2008 Vice President, Artists in Action, Salem, Or
2007 Chairperson, Paint the Town, Salem, OR
2005 Vice President, Artists in Action, Salam, OR

2002 Advisor, Student mural project
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ

2002-2003 Juror, Coconino County Fair Art Show, Flagstaff, AZ

GALLERY REPRESENTATION

2008 to present Freed Gallery, Lincoln City, OR

2008 to 2009 Broderick Gallery, Lake Oswego, OR

2005 to present River Gallery, Independence, OR

2005 to present Bush Barn Art Center, Salem, OR

2004 Aristocraft Gallery, Flagstaff, AZ

2002- 2003 Fire On The Mountain Gallery, Flagstaff, AZ

2001- 2003 Mainstreet Gallery, Cottonwood, AZ

GRANTS, AWARDS, RESIDENCIES

2010
Catto Scholarship, Anderson Ranch Arts Center; Advanced Painting Studio

2009
Second Place, Paint the Town Juried Show, Salem, OR
Art Department Award, Paint the Town Juried Show, Salem, OR

2008
Anam Cara Artists Retreat, Co. Cork, Ireland
First Place, Paint the Town Juried Show, Salem, OR

2007
Recognition Award, National Collage Society Juried Show
Honorable Mention, All-Oregon Art Annual Juried Show, Salem, OR

2004
Arizona Commission on the Arts Professional Development Grant
Northern Arizona University Faculty Travel Grant
Vermont Studio Center Artistís Grant
Vermont Studio Center Work Exchange Award

1999- 2003
The University of the Arts MFA Merit Scholarship

MEDIA

2009
"Kids Journal"; Cynthia Herron; blank journal with quotes for being with kids
"Painting By the River"; Cynthia Herron; collection
of poems and paintings; available www.Blurb.com
2002
Video Project in Collaboration led by
Marcia Kocot and Tom Hatton

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2008-present Art Instructor, Herron Studio; Mixed Media, Collage,
Beginning Painting, Advanced Painting, Art and Word
2004-present Adjunct Instructor, Chemeketa Community College, Salem, OR
Drawing 1, 2D Design, Color Design, Figure Drawing,
Understanding Art
2004-2007 Adjunct Assistant Professor of Art,
Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR
Drawing 1 and 2D Design

2010, Adjunct Instructor, Linn-Benton Community College, Albany, OR
2005-2006

1995- 2004 Instructor, School of Art
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
Drawing 1 and 2, Two-Dimensional Design, Painting 1,2,3 and 4,
Art History Survey 1, Art 101 and Mixed Media

2001- 2004 Instructor, Coconino County Community College, Flagstaff, AZ
Drawing 1, Painting 1, Two-Dimensional Design.

1995-1999 Instructor, Elderhostel Inter-Generational Workshops in mask-making
and design. Flagstaff, AZ

1995- 2004 Substitute Teacher, Art, English, Music, Home Economics.
Flagstaff Public Schools, Flagstaff, AZ

1992- 1996 Art Teacher, Pastel, Watercolor, Cartooning, Mixed Media.
Ages 5-adult. ArtTrek Gallery, Flagstaff, AZ

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

2004- present Artists in Action, Salem, OR

2004- present Salem Art Association, Salem, OR

2001- 2008 College Art Association

1998- 2004 Artists Coalition of Flagstaff, Flagstaff, AZ

 

 
 
Phone: 503-363-9040
e-mail: cynth.herron@gmail.com
 
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