Jeff Leake

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Jeff Leake

 

Jeffrey James Leake

3953 NE 15th st

Portland, OR 97212

270-779-4239

E-mail: [email protected]

 

 
 
 

EDUCATION:

2011                       Portland State University, Portland, OR

                                Graduate Teaching in Education Certificate (Initial 1 Teaching License)

2000                       University of California at Davis, Davis, CA

                                Master of Fine Arts Degree

1997                       San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

                                Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree           

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

2014                       Washington State University Vancouver, Vancouver, WA

                               Adjunct faculty

                               Co-tought an Art and the Brain course within the neuroscience

                               department at WSU Vancouver providing reference to visual arts

                               and visual phenomena in relation to neuroscience.

2013-Present         Portland State University, Portland, OR

                              Lecturer

                              Duties: Co-teach perception class within the psychology department

                              at PSU providing reference to visual arts and visual phenomena in

                              relation to neuroscience.

2012-Present        NWNOGGIN Multi institutional outreach program, PSU, PNCA, WSU, OHSU

                             in partnership with the Gear Up  and SUN organizations, Portland, OR

                             Art Education Coordinator

                             Duties: Coordinate and mentor undergraduate and graduate students

                             from  PNCA in a cross disciplinary outreach program in cooperation

                             with the neuroscience departments at PSU, WSU Vancouver and OHSU.

2009-2011           Art Institute Online, Pittsburgh, PA

                             Adjunct Faculty,

                             Courses: Beginning Drawing, Color Theory for Web and Multimedia,

                             Foundations Design

2009 –2010          Multnomah Art Center, Portland, OR

                             Instructor,                            

                             Courses: Beginning Drawing, Intermediate Drawing

2002 - 2008         Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY

                             Adjunct Faculty

                             Courses: Beginning Painting, Intermediate Painting, and Advanced Painting, 

                             Beginning Drawing, Intermediate Drawing, and Advanced Drawing,

                             Color Concepts, Basic Design, Art Appreciation

2000                     University of California at Davis, Davis, CA

                             Adjunct Faculty

                             Courses: Beginning Drawing

1998-1999           University of California at Davis, Davis, CA

                             Graduate Assistantship

                             Courses: Figure Drawing, Intermediate Drawing, Beginning Drawing.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

2014-present        Washington State University Vancouver, Vancouver, WA

                             Outreach Coordinator

2010-Present        Gallery 114, Portland, OR

                             Member

1997 – 1998         Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA

                             Docent, Member of Education Council

                             Duties: Prepare children’s art projects for concurrent exhibits,

                             Installation/ de-installation of exhibits, general maintenance.

1996- 1997          The Lab Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA

                             Exhibition Preparator

                             Duties: Installation/ de-installation of exhibits, general maintenance.

GRANTS, SHOLORSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS:

2014                        Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portland, OR

                                Arts in Schools Grant

2014                        UCROSS, Sheridan, WY

                                Ford Foundation Grant

2013                       Caldera Art Center, Sisters, OR

                                Ford Foundation Grant

2000                       University of California at Davis, Davis, CA

                                Associate Instructorship

1998-00                  University of California at Davis, Davis, CA

                                Graduate Assistantship,

1999                       University of California at Davis, Davis, CA

                                Block Grant

1994-96                                 San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

                                Art Scholarship

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

2015                       Elton Gregory Middle School, Redmond, OR

                                "Animals and Us" in school residency

2015                       Caldera Art Center, Sisters, OR

                                Artists In Residence

2014                       Terrebonne Community School, Terrebonne, OR

                                "Animals and Us" in school residency

2014                       UCROSS, Sheridan, WY

                                Artist In Residence

2013                       Caldera Art Center, Sisters, OR

                                Artist In Residence

2010-present        Gallery 114, Portland, OR

                                Member

2007                       Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY

                                Nominated For 2007 Potter College Part-time Faculty Teaching Award

2006                       Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY

                                Nominated For 2006 Potter College Part-time Faculty Teaching Award

2005-2007            Kaleidoscope, Bowling Green, KY

                                Artist’s Workshops for underserved youth.

2004                       Capitol Arts Alliance, Bowling Green, KY

                                Juror, Scholastic Art Competition

2004                       Spencer’s Coffee House, Bowling Green, KY

                                Curator, “Faces”

2003                       Spencer’s Coffee House, Bowling Green, KY

                                Juror “International Festival Art Show”

2002                       Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA

                                Artist’s Gallery Talk “2002 Annual Juried Show”

 

PUBLICATIONS:

2009                       Studio Visit Magazine

                                Open Studio Press, Fall 2009

2008                       Magnitude Seven

                                Creative Research & Drawing Center, Jason Franz, Volume 28

2006                       National Drawing Exhibition in Print

                                Creative Research & Drawing Center, Jason Franz

2005                       The Bird 2005

                                Beijing Natural Culture Center, Yuan Quan (catalogue 1 image)

2005                       Magnitude Seven

                                Creative Research & Drawing Center, Jason Franz, Volume 4

2004                        The Tingle of the Unexplained Series

                                St. Petersburg Times, issue 7/29/2004

2003                       A Unique Blend, College Heights Herald

                                Anthony Hellmueller, issue 2/18/2003

2002                       Coffee and Canvas

                                Daily News, Alicia Carmichael, issue 8/31/2002

2002                       Mixed Media, KET

                                Chip Polston, episode #511

2000                        New Graduate Work

                                California Aggie, Daniel J. Glendening, Issue 6/10/200

 

SELECTED GALLERY EXHIBITIONS:

Solo Exhibitions:

2014                       "Last Song of The High Desert", Gallery 114, Portland, OR

2013                       "Jeff  leake, Artist in Residence Exhibit", Weiden & Kennedy, Portland, OR

2013                       "Aesop Revisited", Gallery 114, Portland, OR

2012                       "Animal Kingdom", Gallery 114, Portland, OR

2010                       “The Nature of Alchemy”, Gallery 114, Portland, OR

2008                       “Weather Patterns”, Western Kentucky University Art Gallery, Bowling

                                Green, KY

2007                       “The Effect of Gravity on Flying”, Capitol Arts Center, Bowling Green, KY

2006                       “Birds”, Art and Invention, Nashville, TN

2005                       “New Work”, Capitol Arts Center, Bowling Green, KY

2004                        “Convergence”, Open Mind Gallery, Bowling Green, KY

2001                       “Introductions”, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA

2000                       "2000 MFA Exhibition", Richard L. Nelson Gallery, Davis, CA

1998                       “Small works”, Lynhouse Gallery, Antioch, CA

1997                       “BFA Thesis Exhibition”, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA

 

Invitational Group Exhibitions:

2015                       "Teaching Artists" Weiden & Kennedy, Portland, OR

2014                       "Claw Tooth and Fang" Antler Gallery, Portland, OR

2013                       "+1", Gallery 114, Portland, OR

2013                       "Forced Beginnings", University of Portland Buckley Center Gallery,                                                                      Portland, OR

2012                       "Year of the Dragon" Lunar Boy, Astoria, OR

2012                       "Gifted" Bherd Gallery, Seattle, WA

2012                       " Menagerie" Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2011                       " Memento Mori" Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2011                       "Art About Agriculture" Oregon State University Lasells Stewart Center,                                 Corvallis, OR, Rogue Art Gallery, Medford, OR

2011                       "Renewals" Gallery 114. Portland, OR

2009                       “New Members”, Gallery 114, Portland, OR

2007                       “State of the Arts”, Capitol Arts Center, Bowling Green, KY

2006                       “Ask Arts”, Lot 916 Bowling Green, KY

2006                       “Tomato Show”, Art and Invention, Nashville, TN

Invitational Group Exhibitions (continued)

 

2005                       “Chair-ity”, Kentucky Museum, Bowling Green, KY

2005                       “Faculty Show”, Western Kentucky University Art Gallery, Bowling Green, KY

2004                       “Tomato Show”, Art and Invention, Nashville, TN

2003                       “Faculty Show”, Western Kentucky University Art Gallery, Bowling Green, KY

2002                       “Process Show”, Western Kentucky University Art Gallery, Bowling Green, KY

2002                       “Faculty Show”, Western Kentucky University Art Gallery, Bowling                                 Green, KY

2001                       “Still Life”, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA

2000                       "Keep This Copy for Your Records", Memorial Union Gallery, Davis, CA

2000                       "Fortune Cookie", Center for the Arts, Sacramento CA

2000                       “My Valentine”, Richard Nelson Gallery, Davis, CA

1999                       “The Best Of Contra Costa County”, Lynhouse Gallery, Antioch, CA

1999                       "The Wedding", Center for the Arts, Sacramento, CA

1999                       "Blind Date", Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, CA

                                Richard Nelson Gallery, Davis, CA

                                Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, England

Juried Group Exhibitions:

2012                       "Animal Show" Pterodactyl, Philidelphia, PA

2009                       “Do North”, Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center, Portland, OR

2008                       “Magnitude 7”, Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center,                                 Cincinnati, OH

2007                       “Divine Inspiration”, Gallery RFD, Swainsboro, GA

2006                       “National Drawing Exhibition in Print” Manifest Creative Research Gallery  

                                and Drawing Center, Cincinnati, OH

2006                       “US Bank Juried Art Show” Kentucky Museum, Bowling Green, KY

2005                       “All Kentucky Juried Exhibition”, Capitol Arts Center, Bowling Green, KY

2005                       “US Bank Juried Art Show” Kentucky Museum, Bowling Green, KY

2005                       “The Bird”, Beijing Natural Culture Center, Beijing, China

2005                       “Magnitude 7”, Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center,

                                Cincinnati, OH

2004                       “Untitled” Plowhaus, Nashville, TN

2004                       “All Kentucky Juried Exhibition”, Capitol Arts Center, Bowling Green, KY

2004                       “2004 Biennial Show”, Brad Cooper Gallery, Tampa, FL

2004                       “OH+5”, The Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens, OH

2003                       “All Kentucky Juried Exhibition” Capitol Arts Center, Bowling Green,  KY

2003                       “US Bank Juried Art Show” Kentucky Museum, Bowling Green, KY

2003                       “Untitled” Plowhaus, Nashville, TN

2002                       “2002 annual juried show” Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA, Jurors award

1998                       “Contra Costa Art League Regional Juried Show”, Lynhouse Gallery,

                                Antioch, CA

1995                       “Small Images”, Riverside Community College, Riverside, CA

 

 

 
   

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