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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  • Howland Community OPEN Exhibition

    Starts: February 17, 2015, 12:00 pm

    Ends: April 4, 2015, 5:00 pm

    HOURS: Tues-Sat, 12 -5 pm
    http://theartscenter.net/exhibit/howland-community-open-exhibition/
    The Howland Community OPEN Exhibition celebrates local artists.

  • "Color is the Key" Exhibit by Carolee Clark

    Starts: March 3, 2015, 12:00 pm

    Ends: March 28, 2015, 5:00 pm

    http://theartscenter.net/exhibit/carolee-clark/
    “Color is the Key,” recent work by Carolee Clark in the Corrine Woodman Gallery March 3 - 28, 2015

  • Corvallis Third Thursday Arts Walk

    Starts: March 19, 2015, 4:00 pm

    Ends: March 19, 2015, 8:00 pm

    http://theartscenter.net/event/corvallis-third-thursday-arts-walk/
    The Corvallis Third Thursday Arts Walk is a monthly art crawl occurring on Third Thursdays starting at 4pm. 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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