Anne Shams Soulfire Art

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Abbreviated Resumé

 

Education

Painting and Drawing

1964-65

Art Academy of Venice, Life Drawing Classes, Venice, Italy

1964-65

University of Padua, Padua, Italy

1966

University of California at Santa Barbara, BFA, Painting Emphasis

1973-83

Various workshops Oregon School of Arts and Crafts, Portland, Oregon

1970-71

Maude Kerns Art Center, Eugene, Oregon

1978-79

Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, Oregon

1987

Sacred Art Workshop, Mt. Angel Abbey, Mt. Angel, Oregon

Fused Glass

2003

Painting With Light Workshop, Bullseye Glass, Portland, Oregon

Collections

Cedar Sinai Park, Portland, Oregon,  Paintings of the Jewish Wedding

Archives of Modern Christian Art, Berkeley, California

Private collections in Oregon and California

Selected Juried Exhibits

2013

Celebrating Diversity Exhibit, George White Library at Concordia University, Portland, Oregon

2012

Something Beautiful for God, St. Francis Episcopal, Wilsonville, Oregon

2010

Art of Reconciliation, St. David’s Episcopal Church, Portland, Oregon

2008

Silverton Art Association, Borland Gallery, Silverton, Oregon

2007

Silverton Art Association, Borland Gallery, Silverton, Oregon

2006

Juried Exhibit: Gifts of the Spirit, First Presbyterian Church, Portland, Oregon

Juror’s Prize:  Juried by the Assistant curator of Portland art Museum

2005

Curator and Contributing artist:

Cross Cultural Bridges, Havurah Shalom Synagogue, Portland, Oregon and Bilal Mosque Association, Beaverton, Oregon

2005

Invitational:  The Conference on Spiritual Activism, Sponsored by Tikkun Community, Berkeley, California

2001

Juried Exhibit:  Brachot /Blessings, Sanctuary for the Arts,  Mittleman Jewish Community Center, Portland, Oregon

1993

Three person Exhibit:  Ross Gallery at George Fox College, Newberg, Oregon

1987

Juried National Group Exhibit, Past Presence:  A Circle of Women’s Visions at Corvallis Art Center, Corvallis, Oregon

 Selected Solo Exhibits

2013

Solo Exhibit:  Al-Andalus:  Paradise/Pardes, Interfaith Community Sanctuary, Ballard, (Seattle) Washington

2012

Solo Exhibit:  Al-Andalus:  Paradise/Pardes, Jerusalem Fund Gallery of the Palestine Center, Washington, D.C.

2010

Solo Exhibit:  Al-Andalus:  Paradise/Pardes, Borland Gallery of the Silverton Arts Association, Silverton, Oregon

2002

Solo Exhibit:  The Marriage of Heaven and Earth:  Paintings of the Jewish Wedding, Mittleman Jewish Community Center, Portland, Oregon

2002

Solo Exhibit:  The Marriage of Heaven and Earth:  Paintings of the Jewish Wedding, Cedar Sinai Park, Portland, Oregon

1983

Solo Exhibit:  Shoen Library Gallery;Marylhurst, Oregon

1987

Solo Exhibit:  Mt. Angel Abbey Library, Mt. Angel, Oregon

Grant Recipient

2004

Regional Arts and Culture Council ,  Artist and Curator for two exhibits of  The Wilderness Journey, at

Mittleman Jewish Community Center and First Congregational Church, Portland, Oregon

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