Cynthia Lahti CV
Received scholarship to participate in the class Bas-Relief Sculpture at The Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, Washington.
Selected to participate in the class Creating a Story Through Lost Wax Casting at the Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood Washington.
Oregon School of Art and Craft, Portland, Oregon
Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, Oregon
Bachelors of Fine arts, Illustration Department, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island
RESIDENCIES AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
2011 Lecture, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY
2007 Residency, Caldera Arts Center, Sisters, Oregon.
Senior Residency in Ceramics, Oregon College of Arts & Crafts, Portland, Oregon.
Intersection, October 2003- October 2004, selected to observe and create artwork about life within five fire stations located in Portland, Oregon.
August 16 – August 26, Iron Rodeo at Maryhill Museum, Selected to participate in a ten-day iron casting residency program held at the Maryhill Museum of Art, Goldendale, Washington.
Nurse, A show of drawings and sculptures, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, Oregon
SMILE, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
Daughter, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
New Found Land, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
A Secret History, Hauser Memorial Library, Reed College, Portland, OR
Sculpture and Drawings, The Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR
New Works, The Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR
New Views, The Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR
Marylhurst Art Gym, Lake Oswego, OR
Heads, A Site-Specific Installation, Nine Gallery, Portland, OR
Dresses, Nine Gallery, Portland, OR
Blue Gallery, Portland, OR
Northwest Artist Workshop, Portland, OR
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
Return of the Native, 2011, Astoria,Oregon
Bellevue Arts Museum Biennial 2010, juried exhibition, Bellevue, WA
April 10 - May 23, Texas National, Juried by Judy Pfaff, Nacogdoches, TX
Group Show, PDX Across the Hall, Portland, OR
July 11-29, Portland Comes to Astoria, Astoria, Oregon
Kinda Like a Buffet, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
Works in glass, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
OCAC Studio School Instructor Show, Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR
July 7-27, Portrait Show, Hall Gallery, Portland OR
November 3 – December 1, 2005, Next, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR.
October 29 – December 5, Sculptural Invitational, Campbell Hall Gallery, Western Oregon University.
October 20 – November 18, Iron Rodeo, Spokane Falls Community College Art Gallery, Spokane Washington.
October 11-19 Core Sample, An Exhibition of Exhibitions of Portland Art Now. Included in the shows Crafty, The Hunt, and Draw.
August 27 – October 5, Bibliocosmos, Douglas Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, Reed College.
May 3- May 27, Iron Rodeo, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, Washington; Maryhill Museum of Art in August 2002.
February 11- March 14, Eighteen Woman, The Art Center Gallery, Clatsop Community College, Astoria, Oregon. Curators: Prudence Roberts and Bill Ittman.
Common Code, Littman Gallery, Portland State University, Portland, OR
7th Outdoor Sculpture Invitational, Maryhill Museum of Art, Goldendale, WA
Art About Agriculture Tour 2002, Corvallis, Bend, Klamath Falls, OR
Art Objects: PDX, Portland International Airport, Portland, OR
Way In: An Exhibition of Glass Doors, The Bullseye Connection Gallery, Portland Oregon, Commissioned to create cast glass relief panels, which were incorporated into a door.
2010 Finalist, Contemporary Northwest Art Awards, Portland, OR
2009 Nominee, The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Awards in Painting, Sculpture, Printmaking, Photography, Video, and Craft Media
Career Opportunity Grand for Artists, Oregon Arts Commission
Artist Fellowship, Oregon Arts Commission, Salem, OR
Art Slate ‘97, Condon, OR
Willamette Valley Exhibition, Corvallis Art Center, Corvallis OR
A Secret History, Reed College Library Cases, Portland, Oregon. A site specific installation containing drawn and sculpted elements.
Portland Building Installation Space, Portland, Oregon. Diorama, a site-specific installation shown.
Heads, Nine Gallery, Portland, Oregon
Dresses, Nine Gallery, Portland, Oregon
SNOW: an interactive, site-specific installation, Portland, OR
Interstate Max Public Art, TriMet, Portland OR; drawing reproduced in enamel on steel
Intersection, residency to create artwork about life in five fire stations in Portland, OR
The Drawing Center, New York, NY; drawings accepted into Registry
Iron Rodeo, Maryhill Museum, Goldendale, WA; residency to create two cast iron sculptures
August 6 – September 12, Way In: An Exhibition of Glass Doors, The Bullseye Connection, Portland Oregon, Commissioned to create cast glass relief panels, which were incorporated into a door.
Visual Chronicle of Portland. Drawing commissioned for inclusion into the Visual Chronicle of Portland art collection.
Jon Raymond, Plazm Mazagine, issue 30
Hesa Magazine, Helsinki, Finland
“You Need Art,” photo credit, Portland Monthly Magazine, March
Raymond, Jon, "Cynthia Lahti at PDX Contemporary Art," ArtForum, September
Raymond, Jon, Schims: Less Gloom in Doom Town, Modern Painters, November
Roberts, Prudence, "Cynthia Lahti at PDX Contemporary Art," Artweek
Kendellen, Peggy, Artits + Firefighters + Memorable Experiences, Art Notes, The Regional Arts & Culture Council, Vol. 10 No. 6, May/June, p.1
Peterson, Isaac, New Found Land – Cynthia Lahti at PDX Contemporary Art, PORT, December 21
Gragg, Randy, and Matthew Stadler, ed. Core Sample: Portland Art Now, Clear Cut Press, Astoria, OR
Raymond, Camela, Art Diary, The Organ Review of Arts, Portland Or. Jan/Feb, p.4
The Organ Review of Arts. Portland Or. Feb/March, p.6 (drawing)
Hall, Stan, Ten Day Planner, The Oregonian, May 31, p. A&E 31.
Row, D.K., Critics Picks, The Oregonian, February 3,
Row, D.K. The Gothic Images, Willamette Week, July 16
Gragg, Randy, Images in Plaster, The Oregonian, August 1
Caldwell, Frances, Portland Women Make it in the Gallery Scene, The Woman’s Journal. July p.10
Cynthia Lahti, Small Plaster Relief Sculptures, The Art Gym. Maryhurst University, OR. February
Reed College, Portland, OR
King County Public Art Collection, Harborview Medical Center Collection, Seattle, WA
Oregon Health Sciences, Portland, OR