James Lavadour

Exhibitions:

Ledger of Days, October 4, 2016

Seattle Art Fair 2016, August 4, 2016

A Stand of Pine in a Tilled Field: 21 Years at PDX, July 5, 2016

Seattle Art Fair 2015, July 30, 2015

Let's Get Lost, June 30, 2015

Miami Project 2014: Midtown Miami, Wynwood District, December 2, 2014

Fingering Instabilities, August 5, 2014

Range, June 4, 2013

The Interior, February 28, 2012

oomph [ʊmf]: enthusiasm, vigor, or energy. sex appeal, May 31, 2011

Geographies of the Same Stone: for TT, March 30, 2010

Close to the Ground, April 1, 2008

Sun Spots, August 2, 2006

Walk, March 8, 2005

Romantic Landscapes, December 9, 2003

Intersections, August 27, 2002

Influenced, June 4, 2002

Bio

BORN
Pendleton, Oregon (1951)

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017
Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN

2016
Ledger of Days, PDX CONTEMPORARY ART, Portland, OR

2015
MAC Gallery, Wenatchee Valley College, Wenatchee, WA

2014
Fingering Instabilities,PDX CONTEMPORARY ART, Portland, OR

2012
The Interior, PDX CONTEMPORARY ART, Portland, OR

2011
Paintings, Grover/Thurston Gallery, Seattle, WA

2010
Geographies of the Same Stone: for TT, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR

2009
Grover/Thurston Gallery, Seattle, WA

2008
The Properties of Paint, Hallie Ford Museum, Willamette University, Salem, OR
Close to the Ground, PDX CONTEMPORARY ART, Portland, OR

2006
Sun Spots, PDX CONTEMPORARY ART, Portland, OR
Rain, Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN
Magic Valley, Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID

2005
Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Indianapolis, IN
Grover/Thurston Gallery, Seattle,WA
Walk, PDX CONTEMPORARY ART, Portland, OR (shown at 219 NW 12th)

2004
Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN

2003
Romantic Landscape, PDX CONTEMPORARY ART, Portland, OR
New Camp, Grover Thurston, Seattle, WA
Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID

2002
Intersections II, PDX CONTEMPORARY ART, Portland, OR
Intersections, Maryhill Museum of Art, Goldendale, WA

2001
Retrospective, Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture, Spokane, WA
Grover/Thurston Gallery, Seattle,WA

2000
Abstracts,PDX CONTEMPORARY ART, Portland, OR
Grover/Thurston Gallery, Seattle,WA

1999
Abstracts, PDX CONTEMPORARY ART, Portland, OR
Grover/Thurston Gallery, Seattle, WA

1998
PDX CONTEMPORARY ART, Portland, OR
Sacred Circle Gallery, Seattle, WA
Philip Feldman Gallery, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR

1997
PDX CONTEMPORARY ART, Portland, OR
Grover/Thurston Gallery, Seattle, WA

1995
Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR

1993
Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA

1992
Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
Wentz Gallery, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR

1991
Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
Elaine Horwitch Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona

1990
Cliff Michel Gallery, Seattle, OR
Portland Art Museum, OR
Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR`
Boise Art Museum, ID

1988
Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR

1986
C.N. Gorman Museum, University of California, Davis
Carnegie Center for the Arts, Walla Walla, WA

1984
Museum of Art, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
Sacred Circle Gallery, Seattle, WA

1983
Sacred Circle Gallery, Seattle, WA

1982
Oregon State Governors Office, Salem, OR
Visual Arts Resources/ Museum of Art, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
Landscapes and Interiors: James Lavadour (traveled)

1981
Visual Arts Resources, Museum of Art, Eugene, OR

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017
State of The Art: Discovering American Art Now, Traveling exhibition, First Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN

2016
Artists Select, Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN
Portland Biennial, Disjecta, Portland, OR. Curated by Michelle Grabner

2014
State of the Art, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR

2013
Venice Biennale, Personal Structures, Palazzo Bembo, Venice, Italy
Range, PDX CONTEMPORARY ART, Portland, OR

2011
The New American Landscape, Kahnaway Art & Ecology, Washougal, WA
oomph,PDX CONTEMPORARY ART, Portland, OR
2011, PDX CONTEMPORARY ART, Portland, OR

2010
Vantage Point: The Contemporary Native Art Collection, Smithsonian Institute National Museum of the
American Indian, Washington, DC (September 25, 2010 through August 7, 2011)

2009
Catch-All, PDX Summer Group Show, PDX CONTEMPORARY ART, Portland, OR

2007
Off-the-Map: Landscape in the Native Imagination, Smithsonian Institute National Museum of the American Indian, New York, NY (catalogue)
18 Painters, Mt. Hood Community College, Gresham, OR

2005
Into the Fray, Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Indianapolis, IN
Next, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
Site Unseen: A Contemporary Look at Landscape, Savannah Gallery, Savannah College of Art and
Design, Atlanta, GA
A Sense of Place: Selections from the Tacoma Art Museum Collection, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
New Tradition, Archer Gallery, Clark College, Vancouver, WA
Native Views: Influences of Modern Culture, Art Train USA, Ann Arbor, MI (traveling USA by rail)

2004
Wood Work, J.G. Contemporary, New York, NY
Seattle Perspective, Seattle Convention Center, City of Seattle Portable Works Collection, Seattle, WA
The Grand View: Brierstadt to Brophy, Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA
Clatsop Community College, Astoria, OR

2003
2003 Oregon Biennial, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Extreme Landscape, Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ
Earth, Wind, Fire and Water, Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID
Selections from the Elwood Collection, Archer Gallery, Clark College, Vancouver, WA
Northwest Masters, City Space, City of Seattle Portable Works Collection, Seattle, WA

2001
The Beta Press Collection: A Decade in the Northwest, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
Indian Time Millennial Project, Institute of American Indian Art, Santa Fe, NM
From Benton to Bartlet: Recent Acquisitions, Washington State University Museum of Art, Pullman,
WA

2000
Physical Manifestations, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR

1999
Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA

1998
Contemplating Eternity, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Redefining Tradition: First Nations Artists and Their Work, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA
Gathered Into Earth: Contemporary Landscape Painting, Sheehan Gallery, Whitman College, Walla Walla,
WA
Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
THE LABYRINTH: Visions and Interpretations of the Eternal Myth in Contemporary Art, 2nd International
Triennial of Graphic Art Inter-Kontakt-Grafik Prague ‘98, Czech Republic
Twentieth Anniversary of the Betty Bowen Artist Award, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA
Rediscovering the landscape of the Americas, Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
A Common Thread, Gail Severn Gallery, Sun Valley, ID

1997
Rising from Tradition, The High Desert Museum, Bend, OR

1996
Rediscovering the landscape of the Americas, Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
Traveled: Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ; Ar Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX; Western Art Gallery, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA; Memorial Art Gallery, University of
Rochester, Rochester, NY; Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, SC.

1996
Shared Visions: Native American Painters and Sculptors in the Twentieth Century, The Heard Museum, Phoenix, Arizona (traveled): Museum of New Zealand, Wellington; Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganni;Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland; Robert McDougall Art Gallery, Christchurch; Wailato Museum of Art and History, Hamilton; Romance of the Land: Native Northwest Visions, The Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA
Twenty-five American Print Artists: La Jeune Gravure, Mairie du Sixieme Arrondissement de Paris, France
Native Papers: Joe Fedderson, James Lavadour, Kay Walkingstick, Phil Young, Gallery 210, University of Missouri, St. Louis, MO
Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID

1995
Grover/Thurston Gallery, Seattle, WA

1994
From The Earth X, American Indian Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA

1993
The Sacred and the Profane, Jan Baum gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1993 Biennial, Portland Art Museum, OR

1992
Land, Spirit, Power: First Nations at the National gallery of Canada, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
(traveled): Mackenzie Art gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada; The Contemporary Arts Museum,
Houston, TX; Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; The Print Club, Philadelphia, PA
Crossing Over/Changing Places: Artists and Collaborators (traveled): Anderson Gallery, Virginian
Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Decolonizing of the Mind, Center on Contemporary Art (COCA), Seattle, WA
The Betty Bowen Legacy: Fourteen Years of Award Winning Art, Security Pacific Gallery, Seattle, WA
MASTER PRINTS from the Rutgers Center for Innovative Printmaking: The First Five Years, The
Gallery at Bristol-Meyers Squibb, Princeton, NJ

1991
Shared Visions: Native American Painters and Sculptors in the Twentieth Century, The Heard Museum, Phoenix, AZ (traveled): The Eiteljorg Museum of American History and Western Art, Indianapolis, IN; The Thomas Gilcrease Institute of the American History and Art, Tulsa, OK; The Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR; The National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC; The Customs House, New York, NY
Northwest Tales: Contemporary Narrative Painting, Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK

1990
The Undiminished Landscape, Security Pacific Corp. Gallery, San Francisco, CA
NORTHWEST x SOUTHWEST: PAINTED FICTIONS, Museum of the Desert, Palm Springs, CA; (traveled):
Yellowstone Art Center, Billings, MT; Western Gallery, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA;
Sarah Campbell Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, Houston, TX; Celebrated Selections, The Heard
Museum, Phoenix, AZ; Tradition and Spirit: Contemporary Native American Art, Maryhill Museum of Art,
Goldendale, WA; Windhorse Gallery, Seattle, WA
Printed in America, Walters Hall Gallery, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ

1989
Roll on Columbia: Historic and Contemporary Landscapes of the Columbia River Gorge, Maryhill Museum, Goldendale, WA
Figurative Show, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR

1988
Crossed Cultures: Five Contemporary Native Northwest Artists, Seattle Art Museum, WA
Artists of the Blue Mountains: 1910-1988, Sheehan Gallery, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA
Non-Objective Landscape, Marylhurst College, Marylhurst, OR

1987
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Recent Generations: Native American Art 1910-1987, The Heard Museum, Phoenix, AZ
New Directions Northwest: Contemporary Native American Art, Portland Art Museum, OR
Beyond Blue Mountains: A Traveling Collection of Contemporary Native American Artworks,
Washington State Arts Commission, Olympia, WA
Contemporary Visions: Fifteen Native American Artists, Read/Stremmel Gallery, San Antonio, TX
Native American Art: Our Contemporary Visions, Stremmel Galleries, Reno, NV

1986
The Artist Interprets the Landscape, Blackfish Gallery, Portland, OR
Oregon Artist Exhibition, Oregon Pavilion, Expo ‘86, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Artist of Eastern Oregon on Tour, Eastern Oregon State College, La Grande, OR; (traveled): Tacoma Art
Museum, Tacoma, WA; Oregon Artists Show, Sacred Circle Gallery, Seattle, WA

1984
Seattle Urban League: Minority Artist Show, Seattle Center House, WA
No Beads No Trinkets: An Exhibition of Contemporary American Indian Artists, Palais de Nations, Geneva, Switzerland
Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
Contemporary Native American Art, Touchstone Gallery, Spokane, WA
Innovations: New Expression in Native American Painting, The Heard Museum, Phoenix, AZ

1983
1983 Oregon Biennial, Portland Art Museum, Oregon
Indian Artists of the 1980’s, Sacred Circle Gallery, Seattle, WA

SELECTED AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS AND COMMISSIONS
2013
Oregon Department of Transportation, Salem OR

2005
Artist Fellowship, Eiteljorg Museum, Indianapolis, IN
Commission, Ashforth Pacific Inc., Portland, OR

2004
Award for Visual Arts, Flintridge Foundation, Pasadena, CA

2002
Oregon Arts Commission, North Mall Office Building, Salem, OR

1999
Honorary Doctorate of Human Letters, Eastern Oregon University
“Public Art Project.” Washington State Football/Soccer Stadium and Exhibition
Center Project, Seattle, WA

1998
“1998 Joan Mitchell Award,” Joan Mitchell Foundation, New York, NY

1994
“1994 Oregon Governor’s Arts Award ,” Oregon Arts Commission, Salem, OR

1991
“Betty Bowen Memorial Recognition Award ,” Seattle Art Museum, Washington

1990
“Fellowship to the Rutgers Center for the Innovative Print Making” Rutgers,
The University of New Jersey, New Brunswick,1989

1989
“Northwest Major Works Award,” Seattle Arts Commission, Washington

1987
“Art in Public Places,” Washington State Arts Commission, Olympia, WA

1986
“Oregon Arts Fellowship,” Oregon Arts Commission , Salem, OR

1985
“Art in Public Places,” Washington State Arts Commission, Olympia, WA
Pendleton Arts Council, OR, “Artist Advocate Project (sponsored to paint for one year)”

1983
“Art in Public places,” Seattle Arts Commission, Seattle, WA

1982
“Public Art Project.” Washington State Arts Commission. Olympia, WA

1981
“Artist in Schools Program,” Eastern Oregon Regional Art Council, La Grande, OR

1980
“Artist in Residence,” Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, Pendleton, OR

SELECTED CATALOGS AND BOOKS
2013
Della Monica, Lauren P. Painted Landscapes: Contemporary Views. Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.: Atglen,
PA
Personal Structures: Culture, Mind, Becoming, Global Art Affairs Foundation, Leiden, Netherlands

2008
James Lavadour: the properties of paint. Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Willamette University. Salem, OR

2007
Off the Map: Landscape in the Native Imagination, National Museum of the American Indian,
Smithsonian Institution, New York, NY

2005
Into the Fray: the Eiteljorg Fellowship for Native American Fine Art, Eiteljorg Museum of American
Indians and Western Art; In Association with the University of Washington Press. Seattle, WA.

2001
Helper, Vicki. James Lavadour: Landscapes. Northwest Museum of Art & Culture: Spokane, WA.

1997
Sayre, Henry M. A World of Art. Edition: 2, Prentice-Hall Inc., Simon & Schuster Co. New York, NY.

1996
Zevitas, Steven T. New American Paintings: a quarterly exhibition. Open Studios Press, vol. 1, No. VI,
Spring 1996. Boston, MA.

1995
Allen, Lois. Contemporary Art in the Northwest. Copyright 1995, Craftsman House G + B Arts
International. Sydney, Australia.
Spanbauer, Tom. L’homme qui tomba amourux de la lune/The Man Who Fell in Love With the Moon
(cover). STOCK (ÃDITIONS), Paris, France.
Sayre, Henry M. A World of Art, Prentice-Hall Inc., Simon & Schuster Co. New York, NY.
Penney, David and George Longfish. Native American Art. Hugh Lauter Levin Associates, Inc. New York,
NY.

1992
Brodsky, Judith. Master Prints from the Rutgers Center for Creative Printmaking: The First 5 Years. The
Gallery at Bristol-Meyers Squibb, Princeton, NJ.
Nemelroff, Diane. Land, Spirit, Power: First Nations at the National Gallery of Canada. National
Gallery of Canada, Ottawa.
Farmer, Jane and Charlotte Townsend-Gault. Crossing Over/Changing Places: An Exhibition of
Collaborative Print Projects and Paperworks. The Print Club, Philadelphia, PA.
Rynd, Chase W. The Betty Bowen Legacy: Fourteen Years of Award-Winning Art.
Security Pacific Gallery, Seattle, WA.

1991
Archurlera, Margaret. Shared Visions: Native American painters and Sculptors in the 20th Century. The
Heard Museum, Phoenix, AZ.

1990
Chelette, Iona et al. NORTHWEST X SOUTHWEST: PAINTED FICTIONS. Palm Springs Desert
Museum, Palm Springs, CA.
Evens, Linda E. The Undiminished Landscape. Security Pacific Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
Roberts, Prudence. Northwest Viewpoints: James Lavadour. Portland Art Museum, OR.

1989
Sims, Patterson. Crossed Cultures: Five Contemporary Native Northwest Artists. Seattle Art
Museum,
Seattle, WA.

1987
Longfish, George et al. New Directions Northwest. Portland Art Museum. Portland, OR.

SELECTED ARTICLES AND REVIEWS
2016
Hicks, Bob. “ArtsWatch Weekly.” Oregon ArtsWatch, October 4, 2016.

2012
Speer, Richard, "James Lavadour: The Interior," Willamette Week, March 30, 2012
Row, D.K., "Review: James Lavadour's paintings at PDX Contemporary Art," The Oregonian, March
29, 2012
Nickell, Joe, "James Lavadour explains being, painting nature," Missoulian, March 30, 2012

2011
Graves, Jen, “James Lavadour at Grover/Thurston Gallery,” The Stranger, July 2, 2011
Kangas, Matthew, “James Lavadour at Grover/Thurston Gallery,” art ltd., Sept. 2011.
Upchurch, Michael, “The desert blooms with color, feeling in James Lavadour’s work,” The Seattle
Times, June 16, 2011.

2010
Logue, Susan, “Exhibit Explores Modern Native American Art,” VOANews.com, November 2010
Row, D.K., “Review: Gabriel Liston at New American Art Union and James Lavadour at PDX
Contemporary Art,” The Oregonian, April 29, 2010
Melrod, George, “Eden is Burning,” Art Ltd., March/April 2010
Andrews, Scott, “Without Reservation,” Art Ltd., March/April 2010

2008
Row, D.K., “Art on view: Some new and familiar names,” The Oregonian, April 3, 2008
Douglass, Arcy, “Between Heaven and Earth: The Work of James Lavadour,” First Thursday
Picks, PORT, March 31, 2008.
Cowan, Ron, “Artistic Cataclysm: Exhibit at Hallie Ford Showcases the Talent of Painter James
Lavadour,” Statesman Journal, February 10
Murry, Terry “Letting the Paint Speak,” The East Oregonian, February 10
Peterson, Vernon, “James Lavadour: Landscapes of Change,” Art Scatter, February 10
Row, D.K., “Art Review: James Lavadour at Hallie Ford,” Oregonian, January 30

2007
Silver, Laura, “Putting native artists on the map,” downtown express, vol. 20, no. 9, July 13-19
Baker, R.C., “Numbers by Painting,” Best in Show, Village Voice, June 6-12, 2007
Glueck, Grace, “Lands You Can’t See in a Guidebook,” The New York Times, March 23
Fogarty, Mark, “Landscapes of the imagination featured in new exhibit,” Indian Country Today, March 14

2006
Bovee, Katherine, “James and Joey Lavadour at PDX,” PORT, September 2
Motley, John, “James Lavadour,” Portland Mercury, Aug. 31-Sept. 6, 2006
Row, D.K, “Master of the picturesque,” Friday’s A&E, The Oregonian, August 25
Jahn, Jeff, “What to see?” PORT, August

2005
Farr, Sheila, “Desolation, transformation: James Lavadour’s landscapes of the mind,” The Seattle
Times, September 16, 2005
Lake, Eva, “The Event of Painting: an Interview with James Lavadour,” April 21, 2005
Row, D.K. “High Voltage Theatrics,” The Oregonian, April 2005
Dirks, Ryan, “Visual Arts,” Portland Mercury, March 17
Row, D.K, “A&E Shows of Note,” The Oregonian, Friday March 4
Row, D.K., “2005 in Review,” The Oregonian, 2005
Portland Life, Portland Tribune, March 1

2004
O’Scannlain, Gerry Stroph, “James Lavadour: A Man In Love With Paint,” Open Spaces, August 14, 2004

Row, D.K., “James Lavadour,” The Oregonian, July 23, 2004
Row, D.K., “Painting like jazz,” The Oregonian, January 2, 2004
Jahn, Jeff, “Critical i,” the nw drizzle, January 2004

2003
Van Dongen, Susan. “An Exhibit at the Printmaking Council Captures Native American Imagery and
Mythology.” PacketOnline. October 11
Genocchio, Benjamin. “Landscapes That Push The Boundaries,” The New York Times. Sunday,
September 14
Farr, Sheila, “Lavadour’s landscapes move into new territory,” The Seattle Times, September 12, 2003
Wagonfeld, Judy, “Lavadour’s earth grows vibrantly with energy and spirit,” The Seattle
Post-Intelligencer, September 12, 2003
Speer, Richard, “Bi-Furious,” Willamette Week, July 2, 2003
Taylor, Sue, “James Lavadour at Maryhill Museum of Art and PDX,” Art in America, April 2003
Baker, Kenneth, “Mass Apeal: S.F. International Art Fair,” San Francisco Chronicle, January 18, 2003

2002
Atiyeh, Meagan, Art Reviews, The Organ, Vol. 1, Issue 2, November/December, page 3
“WW Pick,” Wilamette Week, September 4, 2002
Rushing, Jackson W., “What the Ground Says: The Art of James Lavadour,” Art Journal

2000
Row, D.K., ”Lavadour on Lavadour”, The Oregonian, November 9
Gibson, Daniel, “James Lavadour, Alchemist of Light” ,Native Peoples Arts & Lifeways, vol. XIII,
Sept./Oct.
“Artists of Change: James Lavadour,” Native Peoples Magazine, April/May

1999
Duford, Daniel, ”The Deep Interior,” Willamette Week, August

1998
Row,D.K. ”The lay of his land”, The Oregonian, September
Cohn, Terri. “Conquistadors of the Void”, Artweek, April

1997
Gragg, Randy, “Ascending past regionalism,” The Oregonian, September
Row, D. K., “Native Fire”, Willamette Week, Vol. 29, No. 48, September 17
Smith, Tracy, “James Lavadour at PDX,” Art in America, March
Updike, Robin, “Galleries: From Landscapes, Artistic Inspiration.” The Seattle Times, Feb. 18
Parr, Debra, “Reviews: Native Paper: Gallery 210, University of Missouri”, New Art Examiner, Vol. 24,
No. 8, May
“Selected Works of Famous American Printmakers.” Chinese Printmaking Magazine, No. 12

1995
Chambers, Lori. “Lasting Impressions”, Rutgers Magazine, vol. 75, No. 5, Spring

1994
Roberts, Prudence, “Profile: James Lavadour,” VISIONS, Summer 1994

1993
Watson, Scott, “Whose Nation?” Canadian Art, vol. 10, No. 1, Spring
“Contingent Histories, Aesthetic Politics,” New Art Examiner, vol. 20, No. 7, March
Fiedler, Nadine;“Spirit Negatives: James Lavadour at Wentz Gallery, PNCA/Elizabeth Leach Gallery,”
Reflex, vol. 7, No. 1, January/February

1992
“Grounded in Oregon: Nature and Culture as the Local Ethnology in Portland.” VISIONS, vol. 6, No. 2,
pp. 30-32, Spring 1992
“Crow’s Shadow, a Foundation for Art at the Umatilla Reservation”, Artweek, August 20, vol. 23, No. 22
Nixon, Bruce; “Contemporary Landscape Painting” , Artweek, vol. 23, No. 23, September 3
Strickland, Rennard; “Shared Visions- Part III” , Native Peoples Magazine, vol. 5, No. 2, Winter
Jackson, Rushing W.; “Recent Native American Art”, Art Journal, vol. 51, No. 3, Fall 1991
Whittemore, L.I. ; “On Home Ground”, The Oregonian, August 16
Smallwood, Lyn; “Reviews: James Lavadour at Cliff Michel, Seattle” ARTnews, vol. 90, No. 1, January
Failing, Patricia. “Sex, Landscape, and Videotapes: The Pacific Northwest”, ARTnews, vol. 90, No. 10,
December 1990
Allen, Lois. “Looking at the Land” , Artweek, August 12
“Land Forms”, Willamette Week, August 12
Bryant, Elizabeth.“James Lavadour: Anatomy of a Landscape.” Reflex, vol. 4, No. 5, September
Glowen, Ron; “Review of Exhibitions: James Lavadour at Cliff Michel, Seattle”, Art in America, vol. 78, No. 6, December
Gragg, Randy ;“James Lavadour: Merging Man and Nature” , Portland Oregonian, July 15
“Landscapes of the Mind” Seattle Weekly, May 16
“Presence as Absence: James Lavadour at the Oregon Art Institute”, Artweek, San Francisco, September
Tarzan-Ament, Deloris; The Seattle Times, May 14

1989
Berger, David. “Crossed Cultures”, Seattle Times, April 12
Manuel, Bruce; “ Art Spawned by a Clash of Cultures”, Christian Science Monitor, June 12
“James Lavadour’s Mountain View” Northwest Magazine/Portland Oregonian, November 26
Hackett, Regina; “Crossed Cultures”, Seattle Post Intelligencer, April 12
Dana, Gail. “Waiting for the Muse”, Willamette Week, February

1988
Barden, Renardo. “Visual Arts: James Lavadour at Elizabeth Leach”, Willamette Week, July
Carlson, Jay. “Amoral landscape: James Lavadour at Elizabeth Leach,” Reflex , vol. 2, No. 5, September

1987
Kangas, Matthew; “Un-representative Samplings: Northwest ‘87”, The Seattle Weekly, August/September
“Spirits in Time: Portfolio.” Oregon Magazine, February/March 1986
Berkson, Bill.“The Northwest Art Scene”, Art in America, vol. 74, No. 7, July/September
“Northwest Now: Tacoma Art Museum,” Artweek, April 1984
Anderson, David Charles; “Innovations: New Expression in Native American Painting”, Artspace, Spring

COLLECTIONS
Bank of America Corporation, San Francisco, CA
Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID
Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, WA
Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, Pendleton, OR
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR
Eiteljorg Museum, Indianapolis, IN
Federal Reserve Bank, San Francisco, CA
Frank Russell & Company, Tacoma, WA
Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Willamette University, Salem, OR
Heathman Management Corporation, Portland, OR
The Heard Museum, Phoenix, AZ
The Hood Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Hilton Corporation, Portland, OR
Jane Voorhess Zimmerlie Museum, New Brunswick, NJ
Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA
Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ
Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
Oregon State Capitol Art Collection, Salem, OR
Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
Pacific Northwest Bell Corporation, Seattle, WA
Perkins Coie, Seattle, WA
Portland Art Museum, Gilkey Print Center, Portland, OR
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Regional Arts and Culture Council (RACC), Portable Works Collection, Multnomah County, OR
Seattle Arts Commission, Seattle, WA
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Seattle Seahawks Stadium, Seattle, WA
Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, D.C.
Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
Washington State Arts Commission, Olympia, WA
Western Heritage Savings and Loan, Pendleton, OR
West One Bank Corporation, Portland, OR
University of Oregon Library, Eugene, OR
University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA
U.S. Department of Interior, Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Washington, D.C.
U.S. Embassy of Islamabad, Pakistan

COMMUNITY ART SERVICES
Crow’s Shadow Institute for the Arts: Founder, past president and current board member (1990-
present). Located on the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation. Pendleton, OR