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)
2014
Real Abstract, Linda Hodges Gallery - invitational
Seattle, WA
(upcoming)
NEPO 5k Don't Run - juried
Seattle, WA
(upcoming)
Accreted Terrane, Museum of Northwest Art, curated by David Francis -
juried
La Conner, 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
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
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