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 Exhibitions

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, Milepost 5, Portland, OR
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


Incompletely, Gallery Homeland, Portland, OR


"Timeshares at LVL3" by Stephanie Cristello. New American Paintings.
7 August 2013.
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"Collider: Is painting dead or alive?" by Richard Speer. Willamette Week.
12 September 2012.
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"Artist of the Week: Calvin Ross Carl". Interview with LVL3 Gallery.
31 October 2010.
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"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

Experience Designer, Sincerely Truman, Portland, OR

Experience Designer, Waggener Edstrom Studio D, Portland, OR

Founder & Photographer,, Portland, OR

Art Director, Pipe&Tabor, Vancouver, WA