Charlene Liu

2003, MFA, Visual Arts, Columbia University, NY
1997 BA, summa cum laude, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

Solo Exhibitions

Everywhere Close To Me, Taylor De Cordoba, Los Angeles, CA

Fugue, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR

If It Were a Slow Echo, Taylor De Cordoba, Los Angeles, CA

Recent Paintings, Shaheen Gallery, Cleveland, OH
Glimmer & Haze, Virgil de Voldere Gallery, New York City, N

Before the Storm, Taylor De Cordoba, Los Angeles, CA

Unquiet Season, Virgil de Voldere Gallery, New York, NY

Galleria Il Capricorno, Venice, Italy

Journey From the West, Andrea Rosen Gallery 2, Project Space, New York, NY

Group Exhibitions

The Long Now, curated by Stamatina Gregory, The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Eugene, OR

The Shape of the Problem, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
Mapping Affection, Umpqua Community College Art Gallery, Roseburg, OR

Anniversary  Group Show, Taylor De Cordoba, Los Angeles, CA

In House, Lio Malca Gallery, New York, NY

Uncharted: Imaginary Landscapes, Hayes Valley Market, San Francisco, CA
Le Salon du Dessin Contemporain, Virgil de Voldere Gallery, Paris, Franc
NEXT The Invitational Exhibition of Emerging Art, Chicago, IL

Landscape Architects, curated by Jennifer Moon, The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY
Artbrussels Contemporary Art Fair, Virgil de Voldere Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

War and Nature, Virgil de Voldere Gallery, New York, NY
Los Caprichos, Rizziero Arte, Pescara, Italy
It’s A Beautiful Day, ISE Cultural Foundation, curated by Renee Riccardo and Paul Laster, New York, NY
Emotional Landscape, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Transparent/Opaque, Leubsdorf Gallery, Hunter College, New York, NY

Drawings & Works on Paper II: selected artists from the U.S.A., Patrick Heide Art Projects, London, UK
Watercolor: Current Views, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
The Seventh Annual Altoids Curiously Strong Collection, traveling to: Consolidated Works, Seattle, WA; Blue Star Art Complex, San Antonio, TX, Soo Visual Arts, Minneapolis, MN; Luckman Center Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; The New Museum, New York, NY
Delicate Demons and Heavenly Delights, Oliver Kamm 5BE Gallery, New York, NY

After Goya, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, NY
Do A Book, artist’s book collaboration with Isami Ching, Plum Blossoms Gallery, NY
Paper Chase, Axel Raben Gallery, curated by Renee Riccardo/ARENA, New York, NY
Watercolor Worlds, Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs, Long Island City, NY

The Outlaw Series 2003, Lisa Kirk Projects, New York, NY
You, 310 W. 14th Street, Lisa Kirk Projects, New York, NY
M.F.A. Thesis Show, Columbia University, New York, NY
Living Room, Storefront 1838, New York, NY
The Wall of Draw, Case Graduate Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design
New York Area MFA Exhibition, co-sponsored by the College Art Association, Hunter College/Times Square Gallery, New York, NY

High Desert Test Sites, Inaugural Exhibition, Joshua Tree, CA
Myth & Hybrid, Artist Books, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, NY

Grants, Fellowships, Prizes

2011 University of Oregon Creative Research Award
2007 University Of Oregon New Faculty Award
2002-2003 LeRoy Neiman Fellowship, Columbia University, NY
2002 Agnes Martin Fellowship, Columbia University, NY
1997 Mitchel-Siporin Award for painting, Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA
1993-1997 Rabb Scholar, Brandeis University, MA


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