Dawning McGinnis

Curriculum Vitae    

Exhibition

Beaver Tales - touring group exhibition

Location

Broadway Books  -  Portland, Oregon            Oregon State University - Corvallis, Oregon        510 Museum and Art Space - Lake Oswego Evening Art Walk - Seaside, Oregon                Oregon Zoo - Portland, Oregon                        Astoria Art Walk (Art Loft) - Astoria, Oregon    North County Recreation Center - Nehalem Oregon Zoo Reception Center - Portland   

Date

February 8th, 2017                                          February 9th, 2017                                                  April 7th, 2017                                                          May 6th, 2017                                                          May 7th, 2017                                                          June 10th, 2017                                                      August, 2017                                                September, 2017

Dawning's Art - solo exhibition

Sunderland Flat - Portland, Oregon

May, 2016 - September, 2016                          

Group exhibition

Splendorporium - Portland, Oregon  

April, 2016                              

Group exhibition

Alberta Abbey - Portland, Oregon

December, 2015 & January, 2016                     

The Big Chill - group exhibition                   Artist made snowboards for charity

Portland, Oregon

November, 2015                            

Oddville! - group exhibition                  (Burning Man affiliate)

Oakland, California

November, 2015                              

Juried group exhibition

Northview Gallery - Portland, Oregon

May, 2015                              

Juried group exhibition

Northview Gallery - Portland, Oregon

May, 2014                              

Juried group exhibition

Northview Gallery - Portland, Oregon

May, 2013                              

Juried group exhibition

Northview Gallery - Portland, Oregon

May, 2012                              

Teaching Experience


Team Building Painting Instructor — Dawning’s Art on location

Students join me at their location to connect while creating. During a 3-4 hour painting lesson my students and I recreate a painting in acrylic paints. 

[2016 — Current]


Uncorked Painting Instructor — Dawning’s Art on location

Students join me at wineries and other entertainment facilities to enjoy some drinks and a 3 hour painting lesson. Together, my students and I, recreate a painting in acrylic paints. 

[2016 — Current]


Painting Instructor — Dawning’s Art on location

Students join me at their location to enjoy a 3 - 4 hour painting lesson. Together, my students and I, recreate a painting in acrylic paints. 

[2015 — Current]

 

Art Instructor — Dawning’s Art Studio

Private art lessons out of my personal art studio at a sliding cost scale to people in my community. These lessons include lessons in pottery wheel throwing, ceramics hand building, painting, drawing, mixed media, up-cycling, and special projects.

[2011 — Current]

 

Ceramics Studio Faculty Casual Employee — Portland Community Collage

Supervising multiple day kiln firings. During kiln firings I teach PCC students how to safely handle the kiln and equipment.  I teach students to monitor temperatures of kilns and to adjust when needed. During kiln firings I am also available to students in the ceramics lab who need help or demonstrations.

[2012 — 2015]

 

Art Instructor — 100th Monkey Art Studio

During my art therapy internship I taught classes at 100th Monkey Art Studio. I taught creative learning to children on subjects like Post Impressionism, Early Renaissance Painters, Cubism, and perspective drawing. I taught adult classes that included modern paintings using Renaissance techniques, and paper quilling.

[2014 — 2015]

Education

Liberal Arts Bachelor Degree


During my education at Oregon State University I focused on Studio Art such as ceramics, painting, photography, and drawing. I also focused on writing, literature, history and psychology.

6 month Internship


At 100th Monkey Art Therapy Studio, I worked with many different therapeutic groups. Weekly there would groups of children, adults, adults with disabilities, and delinquent young adults using art as a way to express/focus feelings and thoughts. My job was to be supportive, to help when artistic help was needed, and to encourage expression.

Publications

Whispers at Dusk
collection of poems published in 1997 
Cry Baby Doll Cry

By Dawning McGinnis

Related Experience

Siletz Mural


20'x20'

Completed September, 2017


Sign Design and Creation

2' x 18'
Installed August, 2016

Festival Director

Wilsonville Festival of Arts

January - July, 2016

Arcane Cellars Winery Mural


8'x16'

Installed February, 2015