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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Incompletely, Gallery Homeland, Portland, OR


Bell, Graham W. "Emerging from the Grid." Oregon ArtsWatch. N.p., 09 Dec. 2014. Web.

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.
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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.
Read on Trend Visions

"Artist of the Week: Calvin Ross Carl". Interview with LVL3 Gallery. 31 October 2011.
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.
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Interview on KBOO FM's Art Focus with Eva Lake
06 July 2010

"Review: Incompletely at GalleryHOMELAND" by Lisa Radon. Portland Monthly Magazine.
08 Aug. 2009.
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Visiting Artist Lectures and Panel Discussions

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

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

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

Professional Experience

Co-Director, Carl & Sloan Contemporary, Portland, OR

Senior Experience Designer, Sincerely Truman, Portland, OR

Experience Designer, Waggener Edstrom Studio D, Portland, OR

Founder & Photographer,, Portland, OR

Art Director, Pipe&Tabor, Vancouver, WA