EDUCATION
     
2006
Post-Baccalaureate
Ceramics
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2004
Master of Arts
Linguistics
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
1998
Bachelor of Arts
Linguistics
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
1993-94
Master's Program
Polish Philology
Uniwersytet Warszawski, Warsaw, Poland
SYLWIA TUR
sylwia@sylwiatur.com
206 850 6640
EXHIBITIONS
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (selected)
2008 - 2010
Independent Films Curator, Polish Film Festival, Seattle, WA
2006 - 2008
Resident Artist, Pottery Northwest, Seattle, WA
AWARDS
 
2011
4Culture Individual Artist Project Grant
2008
Artist Trust GAP Grant (Grants for Artist Projects)
2006
Show and Tell, Juror's Pick
2006
NCECA Regional Exhibition Award
2003 & 2004
Foreign Language and Area Study (FLAS) Graduate Fellowship (x2)
2003 & 2004
Graduate School Fund for Excellence and Innovation (x2)
2015
NEPO 5k Don't Run - 111 Attention Cups - juried
Seattle, WA
  (upcoming) Storefronts, Arsenal - site specific installation - juried
Seattle, WA
2014
Making and Breaking, Linda Hodges Gallery - invitational
Seattle, WA
  Accreted Terrane, Museum of Northwest Art, curated by David Francis - juried
La Conner, WA
  NEPO 5k Don't Run - Porcelain Plantations - juried
Seattle, WA
  Real Abstract, Linda Hodges Gallery - invitational
Seattle, WA
  Artist Trust, 27th Anniversary Benefit Art Auction - juried
Seattle, WA
2013
Storefronts, Templates - site specific installation - juried
Seattle, WA
  Terra Linear-the ceramic line, two installations: Scale and Templates, curated by
Lisa Conway - invitational
Vancouver, WA
2012
Abstract Affinities, Francine Seders Gallery, curated by Anne Hirondelle; in conjunction
with 46th NCECA conference - invitational
Seattle, WA
  The Potter and the Urn, Lundgren Monuments, curated by Greg Lundgren; in
conjunction with 46th NCECA conference - invitational
Seattle, WA
  Clay Lives Here! Seattle Design Center, curated by Wally Bivins; in conjunction with
46th NCECA conference - invitational
Seattle, WA
  Artist Trust, 25th Anniversary Benefit Art Auction - invitational
Seattle, WA
2011
Heaven and Earth 3, COCA (Center on Contemporary Art) Point Shilshole Beach &
Carkeek Park Outdoor Exhibit; site specific installation
Interactive Canvases
Seattle, WA
  SOIL 2011 Invitational Art Auction, Seattle Design Center
Seattle, WA
  Seattle Weekly's Artopia
Seattle, WA
2010
Outsider/Insider, COCA (Center on Contemporary Art) - invitational
Seattle, WA
  Heaven and Earth 2, COCA (Center on Contemporary Art) Carkeek Park Outdoor
Exhibit; site specific installation
Rungs
Seattle, WA
  Meet Greet Rinse Repeat, Monarch Contemporary - invitational, collaboration with
Troy Gua
Seattle, WA
  Resident Alien, COCA (Center on Contemporary Art) - invitational
Seattle, WA
  Mapping, Monarch Contemporary - solo show
Seattle, WA
  MadArt Redux, Foster/White Gallery; curated by Phen Huang & Bryan Ohno -
invitational
Seattle, WA
2009 - 2010
ART 2010, Viridian Artists and Friends, Viridian Artists Gallery - invitational
New York City, NY
2009
Sculpture Burial Map, site specific outdoors installation (ongoing)
Washington State
  Collision, 1020 Group Show, Ouch My Eye Gallery
Seattle, WA
  Heaven and Earth, COCA (Center on Contemporary Art) Carkeek Park Outdoor
Exhibit; site specific installation
Language within Landscape
Seattle, WA
  Ship It II, Ouch My Eye Gallery
Seattle, WA
  Room for Eleven, NCECA (National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts), Juror:
John Balistreri
Phoenix, AZ
  MINI MINI: A 4 x 4 Mini Art Show, Conspire Art Gallery
Phoenix, AZ
  MINI MINI: A 4 x 4 Mini Art Show, Cartel Coffee Lab
Tempe, AZ
  Artist Trust, 22nd Invitational Art Auction
Seattle, WA
2008
Raw, Pottery Northwest Gallery - solo exhibit
Seattle, WA
  Connected by Clay, Sea-Tac Airport Exhibit
Seattle, WA
  PONCHO Invitational Art Auction
Seattle, WA
  Clay? II, Kirkland Arts Center, Jurors: Doug Jeck, Akio Takamori, Jamie Walker
Kirkland, WA
2007 - 2008
Language Builds, installation at the Bellevue Arts Museum
Bellevue, WA
2007
PNW Resident Show, Pottery Northwest Gallery
Seattle, WA
  The Big Bang Birthday Bash, auction at the Henry Art Museum
Seattle, WA
  Artist Trust, 20th Anniversary Benefit Art Auction
Seattle, WA
  Sample Points, Pottery Northwest Gallery - solo exhibit
Seattle, WA
2006
PNW Resident Show, Pottery Northwest Gallery
Seattle, WA
  SOIL 2006 Invitational Art Auction, Greg Kucera Gallery
Seattle, WA
  Architecture of Language, Ceramics Gallery, University of Washington - solo exhibit
Seattle, WA
  Ceramics Biennial Exhibition 2006, New Hampshire Institute of Art
Manchester, NH
  19th National Juried Art Exhibit, South Cobb Arts Alliance, Mable House
Mableton, GA
  Show and Tell, Ceramics Gallery, University of Washington
Seattle, WA
  Regional Juried Exhibition NCECA (National Council on Education for the Ceramic
Arts), Jurors: Nan Smith & Sam Chung
Portland, OR
  School of Art OPEN, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, University of Washington, Juror: Esther
Lutthikuizen
Seattle, WA
BIBLIOGRAPHY
2014
Accreted Terrane, Museum of Northwest Art; exhibition catalog
2014
The Monster Art Show with the soft underbelly: what happened at NEPO 5k on Saturday, The Stranger Blog,
September 10
2011
Culture Dose: (Interactive) Canvases, Josh Potter, Seattleite Magazine, August 2, 2011
2010
Heaven and Earth 2, Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition at Carkeek Park, Center on Contemporary Art exhibition
catalogue
2010
Does Art Belong in Nature?, Rachel M, REI Blog, August issue
2010
Lines between nature and artifice blurred in outdoor exhibit, Michael Upchurch, Seattle Times, July 1, 2010
2010
'Heaven and Earth' exhibit reopening at Carkeek Park Saturday', Humberto Martinez, Seattle PI blog, June 22,
2010
2010
Resident Alien, Local Artists from Europe and the Mediterranean, Center on Contemporary Art exhibition
catalogue, ISBN: 978-0-9842388-6-6
(http://www.cocaseattle.org/books/preview/rezalien_web_catalog.pdf)
2010
Fantasy, attire, language, Marian Liu, Seattle Times, March 4
2010
Sylwia Tur: Mapping, Monarch Contemporary exhibition catalogue
(http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/1186222)
2009
Heaven and Earth, Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition at Carkeek Park, Center on Contemporary Art exhibition
catalogue, ISBN: 978-0-9842388-1-1
Web design and photography (unless otherwise noted) by Sylwia Tur

Copyright ©Sylwia Tur    
All rights reserved.
PORTFOLIO                STATEMENT                EVENTS                CONTACT/RESUME
S Y L W I A   T U R