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Lolly Shera – Curriculum Vitae – b.1956

Education and Training 2005-2018

Classical Atelier Training/Foundation Studies

The Landscape Atelier, Deborah Paris, Clarksville, TX
Georgetown Atelier, Tenaya Sims, Seattle, WA
Seattle Sculpture Atelier, Matt Buckner/Geoff Flack, Seattle, WA
Gage Academy, Margaret Davidson/Michael Magrath, Seattle, WA

Selected Professional Workshops

Mitch Albala, Juliette Aristides, Suzanne Brooker, John Budicin, Steven Assael, Scott Christensen, Margaret Davidson, Geoff Flack, Michael Grimaldi, Robert Johnson, Michael Klein, Greg Kreutz, David Leffel, Robert Liberace, Michael Magrath, Deborah Paris, Anthony Ryder, Tenaya Sims

University Education

M.Ed., University of Washington, 1999
B.S., Environmental Education, Western Washington University, 1979

Honors and Awards

2015 Best Of Show, Clymer Museum & Gallery, Ellensburg, WA,
Juried Exhibition; “West of the Mississippi”
2011 Scholarship Award, Puget Sound Group of Northwest Artists
2010 Second Place, Burien Arts, Burien, WA;  Juried Competition
2007 First Place, Gage Academy, Seattle, WA; “Best of Gage”

Solo Exhibitions

2019 Gallery Mack, Seattle, WA “New Works”
2017 Fountainhead Gallery, Seattle, WA “Moods of Nature”
2016 Burien Arts Gallery, Burien, WA; “Rhythms of Nature”
Fountainhead Gallery, Seattle, WA; “A Sense of Place”
 Clymer Museum & Gallery, Ellensburg, WA; “From the Headwaters to the Sea”
2015 Discovery Channel/Animal Planet; Treehouse Masters:Featured Artist, 8/7/15 TV Episode
2011 United Unitarian Gallery, Vancouver, WA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019 Plein Air Washington Artists, Scott Milo Gallery,  Anacortes, WA, Juried Exhibition, “Little Gems”
National Oil & Acrylic Painters Society, Spring Online International 2019
Anacortes Arts Festival, Anacortes, WA Juried Exhibition
2018 National Oil & Acrylic Painters Society, Juried Exhibition; “Best of America, Small Painting Exhibition”
2017 Scott Milo Gallery, Anacortes, WA, Juried Exhibition, “Little Gems”
2016 Matzke Fine Art Gallery, Camano Isl., WA,  Juried Exhibition; “Honey I Shrunk the Art”
National Oil & Acrylic Painters Society, Juried Exhibition;  “2016 Spring International Exhibition”
Matzke Fine Art Gallery, Camano Island, WA, Juried Exhibition; “Puget Sound Group of Northwest Artists”
2015 Rainier Club, Seattle, WA, Juried Exhibition; “Puget Sound Group of Northwest Artists”
Clymer Museum & Gallery, Ellensburg, WA, Juried Exhibition; “West of the Mississippi”
2014 Clymer Museum & Gallery, Ellensburg, WA; Juried Exhibition;  “Northwest Experience”
Edmonds Arts Festival, Edmonds, WA,  “Juried Gallery”
2013 Burien Arts Gallery, Burien, WA, “Invitational Group Exhibition”
Puget Sound Group of Northwest Artists Gallery, Seattle, WA, “Women Painters’ Works”
Rosen Gallery, Seattle, WA, “Lay of the Land”
2012 Gallery By the Bay, Stanwood, WA, Juried Exhibition;  “Unclad”
Rosen Gallery. Seattle, WA, “Summer Showdown”
2011 Burien Arts Gallery, Burien, WA, “20/20 Vision”
Gallery By the Bay, Stanwood, WA, Juried Exhibition; “Unclad”
2010 Burien Arts Gallery, Burien, WA, “Juried Exhibition”
Eastshore Gallery, Bellevue, WA, “Spring in Fall City”
2009 Burien Arts Gallery, Burien, WA, “G8”
Rosen Gallery, Seattle, WA, “Reflected: Self-Portraits”
2008 Rosen Gallery, Seattle, WA, Gage Alumni, “Best of Gage”
Burien Arts Gallery, Burien, WA, “20/20 Vision”
2007 Steele Gallery, Seattle, WA, “Best of Gage”

Media Publications

2018 “Essential Techniques of Landscape Drawing”, by Suzanne Brooker, Watson-Guptill

2018 “The History of the Deschutes Club”, Second Edition,  Oregon Land Preservation Organization

2015 Discovery Channel, Animal Planet TV,  “Treehouse Masters”, Episode 8/7/15

Professional Memberships

Plein Air Washington Artists

Oil Painters of America

American Impressionist Society

National Oil & Acrylic Painters’ Society

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