Damien Gilley CV

EDUCATION
2009
MFA Visual Arts, Portland State University

2006
BFA New Media, University of Nevada Las Vegas

AWARDS
2009
Public Art Commission, PSU Athletic Center Building, Oregon Arts Commision

2008
Public Art Commission, Portland Building Installation Space, Regional Arts Culture Council, OR
Laurel’s Graduate Full Tuition Remission Award, Portland State University

2006
1st Place, Round Up, Las Vegas Art Museum, new media category, Juror: Michael Bays
Best of Show, The Grand Las Vegas County Art Competition, Juror: Tim Bavington
2nd Place, UNLV Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition, Juror: Amy Yoes
2005 DeVos Scholarship, UNLV, Las Vegas, NV

EXHIBITIONS
2009
New Work, East/West Berlin, galleryHOMELAND curator, Berlin
Air Math, mfa thesis exhibition, Autzen Gallery, Portland OR
Tilt Export: Approximate, galleryHOMELAND, Portland OR
Shoot You – Shoot Me, RocksBox, collaboration with Modou Dieng, Portland OR
White Noise, Worksound, curated by Jhordan Dahl, Portland OR

2008
New American Talent 22, Arthouse, Juror: Anne Ellegood, Austin TX
New American Talent 22, Texas A&M, Commerce TX
New American Talent 22, Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi TX
New American Talent 22, Del Rio Counsel for the Arts at the Firehouse Gallery, Del Rio TX
Volume, Worksound, curated by Jeff Jahn, Portland OR
Immaterialized, Curator/Artist for group show, Disjecta, Portland OR
Plus Minus, juried Public Art commission, The Portland Building, Regional Arts Culture Council, OR
Side by Side, MFA midway thesis group show, Autzen Gallery, Portland OR
MFA Scholarship Exhibition, MK Gallery, PSU, Portland OR

2007
The Photo Show, curated by Modou Dieng, Worksound, Portland OR
Damien Gilley and Bryon Schroeder, White Elephant, Portland OR
Mellow Yellow, East End, curated by Jhordan Dahl, Portland OR
Nice Trim, Igloo, Portland OR
Five, Pushdot Studio, juried exhibition, Portland OR

2006
The Grand Las Vegas Clark County Art Competition, Juror: Tim Bavington, Las Vegas NV
Round Up, Las Vegas Museum of Art, Juror: Michael Bays, Las Vegas NV
17th Annual Juried Show, Contemporary Arts Collective, Las Vegas NV
BFA Exhibition 2006, group exhibition, Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery, UNLV, Las Vegas NV
Annual Juried Undergraduate Exhibition, Juror: Amy Yoes, Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery, Las Vegas, NV
Glom, collaborative installation with Elise Ferguson, Grant Hall, UNLV, Las Vegas NV
Spaced Invaders, group exhibition, Aruba Hotel, Las Vegas NV
Is Color Really That Cool? group exhibition, Grant Hall Gallery, UNLV, Las Vegas NV
Annual Juried Undergraduate Exhibition, Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery, Juror: Amy Yoes, Las Vegas, NV

PUBLICATIONS
2009
Micah Malone, Modou Dieng and Damien Gilley, ArtForum.com, Critic’s Picks, February 20

2008
Richard Speer, Volume, Willamette Week, Arts section, Sept. 17,
John Motley, Volume, Portland Mercury, Arts section, Sept. 4
Richard Speer , Something to Believe in, Willamette Week, Arts section, July 23
Jeff Jahn, Damien Gilley and Other Portland Space Rangers, portlandart.net, April 11,

2006
Ken White, Las Vegan Wins County Art Competition, Las Vegas Review Journal, Life Section, June, 17

2005
Vagus Nerve Art and Literary Magazine, Fall Issue, semesterly publication

2004
Vagus Nerve Art and Literary Magazine, Fall Issue, semesterly publication

CURATORIAL
2009
Director/ Curator at Igloo gallery, August 2007 – Present, Portland OR

2008
Seeing, Distilled, 2 artist show, Igloo, Portland OR
Immaterialized, Disjecta, July 2008, Portland OR
Everyday Magic, events programming, Igloo, December/January
Play, Igloo, August

2007
Nice Trim, Igloo, December/January

JUROR
2008 Panel Juror, Portland Building Installation Space, Public Art Grant, Regional Arts Culture Council, OR