Jeffrey Simmons Studio

Jeffrey Simmons is a painter living in Seattle, Washington, USA. He is represented by Greg Kucera Gallery, Inc.

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1968 Born in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Lives and works in Seattle, Washington.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 Open Work: Recent Watercolors. Greg Kucera Gallery, Inc., Seattle, Washington.
2013 Watercolors. Greg Kucera Gallery, Inc., Seattle, Washington.
2011 Paintings, Works on Paper, and Etchings. Greg Kucera Gallery, Inc., Seattle, Washington.
2010 Apparent Horizons. Baer Ridgway Exhibitions, San Francisco, California.
2008 Nebulæ. Greg Kucera Gallery, Inc., Seattle, Washington.
2005 Paintings. Greg Kucera Gallery, Inc., Seattle, Washington.
2003 New Paintings. Greg Kucera Gallery, Inc., Seattle, Washington.
2001 Color and Complexity. Whatcom County Museum of Art, Bellingham, Washington. Curated by Scott Wallin.
2000 Works on Paper. Greg Kucera Gallery, Inc., Seattle, Washington.
2000 4-malism. Artist in Residency Installation, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, Washington.
1999 Trochoids, Moirés, and Science Fiction Paintings. Greg Kucera Gallery, Inc., Seattle, Washington.
1998 Linda Cannon Gallery, Seattle, Washington. Also 1997, 1995.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015 Primo Lane. Outpost Projects, Joshua Tree, California.
2013 Optic Nerve: the Art of Perception. Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington. Curated by Margaret Bullock.
2013 Summer Show. Eli Ridgway Gallery, San Francisco, California.
2013 Atmospheric Weather: Artwork from Seattle Public Utilities' Collection. Seattle Municipal Tower, Seattle, Washington.
2011 New Prints 2011. IPCNY Gallery, New York, New York. Curated by Trenton Doyle Hancock.
2010 Paper!Awesome! Baer Ridgway Exhibitions, San Francisco, California. Curated by Brion Nuda Rosch.
2010 Full Circle. Boise Art Museum, Boise, Idaho.
2010 Made in America. Greg Kucera Gallery, Inc., Seattle, Washington.
2009 A Concise History of Northwest Art. Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington. Curated by Rock Hushka.
2009 On, Of or About: 50 Paper Works. Texas State University, San Marcos. Curated by Timothy Woolsey and Mary Mikel Stump.
2008 Century 21: Dealers Choice. Wright Exhibition Space, Seattle, Washington.
2008 Fresh Impressionism: Art Now Inspired by Art Past. Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington. Curated by Pamela McClusky.
2008 25th Anniversary Exhibition. Greg Kucera Gallery, Inc., Seattle, Washington.
2007 Sparkle Then Fade. Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington. Curated by Rock Hushka.
2007 Unexpected Watercolors II. Hedreen Gallery, Seattle University. Curated by Carrie E.A. Scott.
2006 Telling Stories. Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington.
2005 Unexpected Watercolors. The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, Oregon. Co-curated by Trude Parkinson and Terri Hopkins.
2004 Paintings That Paint Themselves, or so it seems. Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan. Curated by April Kingsley.
2004 Building Tradition. Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington.
2004 Paperwork. Savage Art Resources, Portland, Oregon.
2003 International Abstraction: Making Painting Real. Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington. Co-curated by Marek Wieczorek, Lisa Corrin, and Tara Young.
2001 Exponential: Four Huge Paintings. The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, Oregon. Curated by Terri Hopkins.
2001 Gallery Artists. Greg Kucera Gallery, Inc., Seattle, Washington.
2000 Ditto. James Harris Gallery Project Space, Seattle, Washington.
2000 Painting 2000 Bumbershoot Arts Festival, Seattle, Washington. Curated by Matthew Kangas.
1999 Hands-On Color. Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, Washington. Curated by Brian Wallace.
1999 Group Exhibition. Rudolph Poissant Gallery, Houston, Texas.
1999 It’s the New Year Show! Meyerson & Nowinski Art Associates, Seattle, Washington.
1999 In Sync. Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, Oregon.
1998 Recent Acquisitions from the Northwest. Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington.
1998 Betty Bowen Award 20th Anniversary Exhibition. Washington State Convention and Trade Center, Seattle, Washington.
1998 Works on Paper. Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, Oregon.
1998 Pattern. Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, Oregon.
1998 Group Exhibition. Bumbershoot Arts Festival, Seattle, Washington. Curated by Ginny Ruffner.
1997 Seattle/Portland Black/White. Seattle Art Museum Rental/Sales Gallery, Seattle, Washington.
1996 Northwest Annual. Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, Washington.
1996 PONCHO Auction Invitational Exhibition. Seafirst Gallery, Seattle, Washington.

HONORS AND AWARDS

2005 Nominee, Behnke Foundation Neddy award.
2003 COLOR: Oil and Acrylic Paintings Purchase, Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs, Seattle, Washington.
2002 Artist Trust G.A.P. Grant.
1996 Betty Bowen Committee Special Recognition Award, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington.

COLLECTIONS

ADC Telecom, Minneapolis, MN.
Boise Art Museum, Boise, Idaho.
City of Seattle, Portable Works Collection.
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.
Compel Marketing, Seattle, WA.
The Gates Foundation, Seattle, WA.
Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
King County Courthouse, Kent, WA.
Microsoft Collection, Redmond, WA.
Nordstrom—Chicago; Tampa; Columbus, OH; Santa Clara, CA.
The Polyclinic, Seattle, WA.
SBS Associates, Seattle, WA.
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA.
Sechrist Design Assoc, Inc.
Sprint/Nextel
Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA.
Texas State University, San Marcos, TX.
University of Washington Campus Art Collection, Seattle, WA.

EDUCATION

1991 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting and Drawing, School of Art, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Magna Cum Laude, James B. Angell Scholar.

TEACHING

2015 Introduction to Printmaking, Seattle University, Seattle, Washington.
2005-2007 Introductory and Intermediate Drawing, North Seattle Community College Continuing Education Program, Seattle, Washington.
2004 Studio Class: Acrylic Abstract Painting. Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington.
2002-2003 Painting classes, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, Washington.
2000-2003 Drawing instruction, Interior Design Department, Bellevue Community College, Bellevue, Washington.

VOLUNTEER

1999-2007 Executive Committee member, Contemporary Art Council of the Seattle Art Museum (holding various officer positions; president of council from 2002-2003).