Calvin Ross Carl
b. Spokane, Washington 1985
Lives and works in Portland, OR

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Intermedia
Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR, 2008

Solo Exhibitions


2014 A Beggar on Horseback, Ditch Projects, Springfield, OR
2010 Purple Mountain Majesty, Half/Dozen Gallery, Portland, OR
2008 Split Shift, Tractor Gallery, Portland, OR

Selected Group & Two-Person Exhibitions


2014
All Play & No Work: New Work by Calvin Ross Carl & Matt Jacobs, HQHQ Project Space, Portland, OR (two-person)
New-Onset, Gallery Homeland, Houston, TX
Flatlands, Nisus Gallery, Portland, OR

2013
Timeshares, LVL3 Gallery, Portland, OR
Free People, Gallery Homeland, Portland, OR
Free People, Hult Center for the Performing Arts: Jacobs Gallery, Eugene, OR

2012
Collider, curated by Jeff Jahn, Portland State University Littman Gallery, Portland, OR
SOUTHERN/PACIFIC, Gallery Homeland, Portland, OR
The Infectious Corruption of Color, Clark College Archer Gallery, Vancouver, WA
Benders, NEPO House, Seattle, WA

2011
SOUTHERN/PACIFIC, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX
Keep em' Coming, Half/Dozen Gallery, Portland, OR

2010
FOG: A Spring Group Show, Half/Dozen Gallery, Portland, OR
Objects of Beauty, Gallery Homeland, Portland, OR

2009
SQFT, Blackfish Gallery, Portland, OR
Incompletely, Gallery Homeland, Portland, OR
Store for a Month, Portland, OR
Transfixed, Gallery Homeland, Portland, OR
Reinvestigating Peter Halley: New Work by Calvin Ross Carl & Derek Franklin, Milepost 5, Portland, OR (two-person)
Push Up, Appendix Space, Portland, OR

2008
Dovetail Deux, New American Art Union, Portland, OR
Holy Sheet, Gallery Homeland, Portland, OR
A Diversion of Industry, Gallery 214; Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR

2007
Natural Selection, BFA Gallery; Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR (two-person)

Curatorial


2009
Incompletely, Gallery Homeland, Portland, OR

Press



Bell, Graham W. "Emerging from the Grid." Oregon ArtsWatch. N.p., 09 Dec. 2014. Web. http://www.orartswatch.org/crc-hqhq

Cristello, Stephanie. "TImeshares at LVL3." Review. Web log post. New American Paintings. 7 Aug. 2013. Web.
Read the review on New American Painting's website

"Calvin Ross Carl." Interview by Kylie Gava. ForgetGood. Aug. 2013. Web. http://www.forget-good.com/August-2013-Issue-12
Read the Interview on ForgetGood

Speer, Richard. "Collider." Review. Willamette Week 9 Sept. 2012: Print.
Read the review on Willamette Week's website

"The Rules of Abstraction." Web log post. Lancia Trend Visions. 4 July 2012. Web. http://www.lanciatrendvisions.com/en/article/the-rules-of-abstraction.
Read on Trend Visions

"Artist of the Week: Calvin Ross Carl". Interview with LVL3 Gallery. 31 October 2011. http://lvl3.tumblr.com/post/12158820026/artist-of-the-week-calvin-ross-carl.
Read the interview on LVL3's website

"Living for the Weekend: Calvin Ross Carl's Purple Mountain Majesty" by Victor Maldonado. UltraPDX.
31 July 2010.
Read the review on ultrapdx.com
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Interview on KBOO FM's Art Focus with Eva Lake
06 July 2010
http://kboo.fm/node/22464

"Review: Incompletely at GalleryHOMELAND" by Lisa Radon. Portland Monthly Magazine.
08 Aug. 2009.
Read the review on portlandmonthlymag.com
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Visiting Artist Lectures and Panel Discussions


2011
Visiting Artist Lecture, Willamette University, Art Department, Salem,OR

2010
The Gallery and The Artist, moderator Victor Maldonado, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR

2009
Visiting Artist Lecture, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Professional Practices, Portland, OR

Professional Experience


2013-Present
Experience Designer, Sincerely Truman, Portland, OR

2010-2013
Experience Designer, Waggener Edstrom Studio D, Portland, OR

2008-2011
Founder & Photographer, OPENWIDEpdx.com, Portland, OR

2005-2010
Art Director, Pipe&Tabor, Vancouver, WA