Martha Wehrle

The Arts Center Exhibit(s):

  • Fall Festival Fine Art – 40th Anniversary, Sept 2012
  • '9th Around Oregon Annual Exhibition,' October, 2011 - Recipient of Juror's Choice Award

Education

  • 1983-84 Japanese Ink Painting with Masako Iwasaki, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1981 MFA in Painting, Pratt Institute of Art, Brooklyn, NY
  • 1975 BS in Art with High Scholarship, Oregon State University

Selected Educational Service

  • 1975-2006 Adjunct Professor of Art, Oregon State University

Selected Exhibitions

  • 2011 “Earth, Water and Sky”, Martha Wehrle & Antonia Carriere, Crossroads Carnegie Art Center, Baker City, OR
  • 2009 7th Around Oregon Annual, juried show, The Arts Center, Corvallis, OR
  • 2009 Art About Agriculture, Guistina Art Gallery, LaSells Stewart Center, Corvallis, OR
  • 2008 “New Work by Martha Wehrle & Julie Green”, The Arts Center, Corvallis, OR
  • 2008 Solo Show, Art in the Governor’s Office, State Capitol, Salem, OR
  • 2007 Solo Show, Fairbanks Gallery, Oregon State University Art Department, Corvallis, OR
  • 2006 Solo Show, Pegasus Gallery, Corvallis, OR
  • 2004 “Shaping Space: Contemporary Sculpture”, Benton County Museum, Philomath, OR
  • 2003 Solo Show, Pegasus Gallery, Corvallis, OR
  • 1997 “Abstract Concepts”, Maude Kerns, Eugene, OR
  • 1996 Solo Show, “Wall Reliefs”, University of Portland, Portland, OR
  • 1993 Solo Show, “New Directions – Wall Reliefs”, Fairbanks Gallery, Oregon State University
  • 1991 “All Oregon Art Annual”, Oregon State Fair”, Salem, OR
  • 1990 “Oregon Biennial Touring Exhibition”, traveled throughout Oregon, (1989-90)
  • 1989 Solo Show, “Martha Wehrle; Oils and Pastels”, Salishan Lodge, Gleneden Beach, OR
  • 1989 Solo Show, “New Work”, Pegasus Gallery, Corvallis, OR
  • 1989 “Oregon Biennial”, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
  • 1988 “National Invitational Drawing Exhibition”, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA
  • 1987 “Oregon Biennial”, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
  • 1986 “Oregon Artists at Expo”, Expo ’86, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • 1986 “New American Talent 1986”, Texas Fine Arts Association, Austin, TX
  • 1986 “Sunriver Annual Juried Exhibition of Oregon Art”, Sunriver Lodge, Sunriver, OR
  • 1986 “Charcoal/Graphite Drawings”, Two-person show, Umpqua Valley Arts Association, Roseburg, OR
  • 1986 “Paintings & Drawings by Paul Gunn & Martha Wehrle”, Humanities Gallery, LBCC, Albany, OR
  • 1985 Solo Show, “Drawings”, Guistina Gallery, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
  • 1985 “Oregon Biennial”, Portland Art Institute, Portland, OR
  • 1985 “Juried Exhibition of Paintings & Prints”, Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR
  • 1985 “Fall National ‘85”, Cunningham Memorial Art Gallery, Bakersfield, CA
  • 1983 “Martha Wehrle and Paul Gunn: Paintings & Drawings”, Fairbanks Hall, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
  • 1983 “National Drawing ‘83”, Trenton State College, Trenton, NJ
  • 1983 “Sunriver Annual Juried Exhibition”, Sunriver Lodge, Sunriver, OR
  • 1982 “Big Sky Biennial II”, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID
  • 1981 “Pratt Institute New York Exhibit of Student Work”, Fashion Community 109, Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1981 “Artquake”, Invitational, U.S. Bank Plaza, Portland, OR

Work in Public Collections

  • Valley Library at Oregon State University, Oregon Arts Commission 1% for Art
  • Portland Art Museum Collection
  • Oregon State University Collection
  • University of Oregon Science Complex, Oregon Arts Commission 1% for Art
  • Corvallis Public Library, Purchased in honor of outgoing Mayor Charles Vars

Other Selected Recognition

  • 2003 Juror’s Choice, “Around Oregon Annual”, ArtCentric/Corvallis Arts Center, Corvallis, OR
  • 1996 Second Place Award, “All Oregon Art Annual”, Oregon State Fair, Salem, OR
  • 1996 Oregon State University L.L. Stewart Faculty Development Award to study art in Mali, West Africa
  • 1995 First Place Award, “Celebration of the Arts/95, State Capitol Building, Salem, OR
  • 1994 Oregon State University L.L. Stewart Faculty Development Award to study at in Ivory Coast.
  • 1994 First Place Award, “Willamette Valley Juried Show”, Corvallis Arts Center, Corvallis, OR
  • 1993 First Place Award, “All Oregon Art Annual”, Oregon State Fair, Salem, OR
  • 1992 Women’s Faculty Development Grant, Oregon State University
  • 1992 First Place Award, “Celebration of the Arts/92”, State Capitol Building, Salem,OR
  • 1986 Featured Artist in Florilegia, A Retrospective of Calyx, A Journal of Art & Literature by Women, Vol. 10,
  • 1985 Outstanding Instructor of the Year, Linn-Benton Community College, Albany, OR
  • 1976 Featured Artist in Calyx- A Northwest Feminist Review, Vol. 2

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Events on January 1, 2015
  • Small Work Works!

    Starts: November 20, 2014, 12:00 pm

    Ends: January 3, 2015, 5:00 pm

    Main Gallery
    15 artists were invited to show works of a certain size -- no larger than 15 x 15 x 15.

  • Kurt Norlin and Ally Maser

    Starts: December 9, 2014, 12:00 pm

    Ends: January 10, 2015, 5:00 pm

    Tues-Saturday in the Corrine Woodman Gallery
    Kurt Norlin shows photography and Ally Maser creates work from natural materials.

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Events on January 2, 2015
  • Small Work Works!

    Starts: November 20, 2014, 12:00 pm

    Ends: January 3, 2015, 5:00 pm

    Main Gallery
    15 artists were invited to show works of a certain size -- no larger than 15 x 15 x 15.

  • Kurt Norlin and Ally Maser

    Starts: December 9, 2014, 12:00 pm

    Ends: January 10, 2015, 5:00 pm

    Tues-Saturday in the Corrine Woodman Gallery
    Kurt Norlin shows photography and Ally Maser creates work from natural materials.

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Events on January 3, 2015
  • Small Work Works!

    Starts: November 20, 2014, 12:00 pm

    Ends: January 3, 2015, 5:00 pm

    Main Gallery
    15 artists were invited to show works of a certain size -- no larger than 15 x 15 x 15.

  • Kurt Norlin and Ally Maser

    Starts: December 9, 2014, 12:00 pm

    Ends: January 10, 2015, 5:00 pm

    Tues-Saturday in the Corrine Woodman Gallery
    Kurt Norlin shows photography and Ally Maser creates work from natural materials.

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Events on January 4, 2015
  • Kurt Norlin and Ally Maser

    Starts: December 9, 2014, 12:00 pm

    Ends: January 10, 2015, 5:00 pm

    Tues-Saturday in the Corrine Woodman Gallery
    Kurt Norlin shows photography and Ally Maser creates work from natural materials.

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Events on January 5, 2015
  • Kurt Norlin and Ally Maser

    Starts: December 9, 2014, 12:00 pm

    Ends: January 10, 2015, 5:00 pm

    Tues-Saturday in the Corrine Woodman Gallery
    Kurt Norlin shows photography and Ally Maser creates work from natural materials.

  • Yoga in the Gallery

    Starts: January 5, 2015, 6:00 pm

    Ends: January 5, 2015, 7:00 pm

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Events on January 6, 2015
  • Kurt Norlin and Ally Maser

    Starts: December 9, 2014, 12:00 pm

    Ends: January 10, 2015, 5:00 pm

    Tues-Saturday in the Corrine Woodman Gallery
    Kurt Norlin shows photography and Ally Maser creates work from natural materials.

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Events on January 7, 2015
  • Kurt Norlin and Ally Maser

    Starts: December 9, 2014, 12:00 pm

    Ends: January 10, 2015, 5:00 pm

    Tues-Saturday in the Corrine Woodman Gallery
    Kurt Norlin shows photography and Ally Maser creates work from natural materials.

  • Yoga in the Gallery

    Starts: January 7, 2015, 10:00 am

    Ends: January 7, 2015, 11:00 am

  • taught/grasped

    Starts: January 7, 2015, 12:00 pm

    Ends: February 12, 2015, 5:00 pm

    HOURS: Tues-Saturday 12 noon-5 pm
    http://theartscenter.net/exhibit/taughtgrasped/
    Two professional artists have chosen two younger artists to mentor with final results in this exhibition.

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Events on January 8, 2015
  • Kurt Norlin and Ally Maser

    Starts: December 9, 2014, 12:00 pm

    Ends: January 10, 2015, 5:00 pm

    Tues-Saturday in the Corrine Woodman Gallery
    Kurt Norlin shows photography and Ally Maser creates work from natural materials.

  • taught/grasped

    Starts: January 7, 2015, 12:00 pm

    Ends: February 12, 2015, 5:00 pm

    HOURS: Tues-Saturday 12 noon-5 pm
    http://theartscenter.net/exhibit/taughtgrasped/
    Two professional artists have chosen two younger artists to mentor with final results in this exhibition.

  • taught/grasped: Reception

    Starts: January 8, 2015, 5:30 pm

    Ends: January 8, 2015, 7:30 pm

    Taught/Grasped: Reception

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Events on January 9, 2015
  • Kurt Norlin and Ally Maser

    Starts: December 9, 2014, 12:00 pm

    Ends: January 10, 2015, 5:00 pm

    Tues-Saturday in the Corrine Woodman Gallery
    Kurt Norlin shows photography and Ally Maser creates work from natural materials.

  • taught/grasped

    Starts: January 7, 2015, 12:00 pm

    Ends: February 12, 2015, 5:00 pm

    HOURS: Tues-Saturday 12 noon-5 pm
    http://theartscenter.net/exhibit/taughtgrasped/
    Two professional artists have chosen two younger artists to mentor with final results in this exhibition.

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Events on January 10, 2015
  • Kurt Norlin and Ally Maser

    Starts: December 9, 2014, 12:00 pm

    Ends: January 10, 2015, 5:00 pm

    Tues-Saturday in the Corrine Woodman Gallery
    Kurt Norlin shows photography and Ally Maser creates work from natural materials.

  • taught/grasped

    Starts: January 7, 2015, 12:00 pm

    Ends: February 12, 2015, 5:00 pm

    HOURS: Tues-Saturday 12 noon-5 pm
    http://theartscenter.net/exhibit/taughtgrasped/
    Two professional artists have chosen two younger artists to mentor with final results in this exhibition.

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Events on January 11, 2015
  • taught/grasped

    Starts: January 7, 2015, 12:00 pm

    Ends: February 12, 2015, 5:00 pm

    HOURS: Tues-Saturday 12 noon-5 pm
    http://theartscenter.net/exhibit/taughtgrasped/
    Two professional artists have chosen two younger artists to mentor with final results in this exhibition.

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Events on January 12, 2015
  • taught/grasped

    Starts: January 7, 2015, 12:00 pm

    Ends: February 12, 2015, 5:00 pm

    HOURS: Tues-Saturday 12 noon-5 pm
    http://theartscenter.net/exhibit/taughtgrasped/
    Two professional artists have chosen two younger artists to mentor with final results in this exhibition.

  • Yoga in the Gallery

    Starts: January 12, 2015, 6:00 pm

    Ends: January 12, 2015, 7:00 pm

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  • taught/grasped

    Starts: January 7, 2015, 12:00 pm

    Ends: February 12, 2015, 5:00 pm

    HOURS: Tues-Saturday 12 noon-5 pm
    http://theartscenter.net/exhibit/taughtgrasped/
    Two professional artists have chosen two younger artists to mentor with final results in this exhibition.

  • Niki Skelton

    Starts: January 13, 2015, 12:00 pm

    Ends: January 31, 2015, 5:00 pm

    Niki Skelton - oil painting/figurative
    http://theartscenter.net/exhibit/niki-skelton/

  • Yoga in the Gallery

    Starts: January 14, 2015, 10:00 am

    Ends: January 14, 2015, 11:00 am

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Events on January 15, 2015
  • taught/grasped

    Starts: January 7, 2015, 12:00 pm

    Ends: February 12, 2015, 5:00 pm

    HOURS: Tues-Saturday 12 noon-5 pm
    http://theartscenter.net/exhibit/taughtgrasped/
    Two professional artists have chosen two younger artists to mentor with final results in this exhibition.

  • Niki Skelton

    Starts: January 13, 2015, 12:00 pm

    Ends: January 31, 2015, 5:00 pm

    Niki Skelton - oil painting/figurative
    http://theartscenter.net/exhibit/niki-skelton/

  • taught/grasped: Brown Bag Artist Talk

    Starts: January 15, 2015, 12:00 pm

    Ends: January 15, 2015, 1:00 pm

    Taught/Grasped: Brown Bag Artist Talk at the Arts Center

  • Corvallis Third Thursday Arts Walk

    Starts: January 15, 2015, 4:00 pm

    Ends: January 15, 2015, 8:00 pm

    The Corvallis Third Thursday Arts Walk is a monthly art crawl occurring on Third Thursdays starting at 4pm. http://theartscenter.net/event/corvallis-third-thursday-arts-walk/
    It tours Corvallis’ fine art galleries as well as non-gallery artistic events and utilizes a rotating group of fine dining businesses for final destinations. The Arts Center is a great place for your first art viewing stop, utilizing our off-street parking.

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  • taught/grasped

    Starts: January 7, 2015, 12:00 pm

    Ends: February 12, 2015, 5:00 pm

    HOURS: Tues-Saturday 12 noon-5 pm
    http://theartscenter.net/exhibit/taughtgrasped/
    Two professional artists have chosen two younger artists to mentor with final results in this exhibition.

  • Niki Skelton

    Starts: January 13, 2015, 12:00 pm

    Ends: January 31, 2015, 5:00 pm

    Niki Skelton - oil painting/figurative
    http://theartscenter.net/exhibit/niki-skelton/

  • Martin Luther King Holiday - Offices Closed

    Starts: January 19, 2015, 7:00 am

    Ends: January 19, 2015, 8:00 am

  • Yoga in the Gallery

    Starts: January 19, 2015, 6:00 pm

    Ends: January 19, 2015, 7:00 pm

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