about

Bio

Born, Memphis, TN, 1974 — University of Memphis, Fine Art; Portland State University, Linguistics/Russian Language Studies — Opus Book — Welcome

Honors

Educator-Lecturer, 2018, lecture series, “Philosophy, Aesthetics, and Draftsmanship”, The People’s Colloquium, Portland, OR

Artist-in-Residence, 2009 – 2010, 2016, 2017, Splendorporium, Portland, OR

Artist-in-Residence, 1996 – 1997, Overton High for Creative and Performing Arts, Memphis, TN

University of Memphis, 1993 – 1995, 4-year Fine Art Merit Scholarship

1992 Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts, MTSU

Selected Exhibitions

November 2017, Self Care, group show, Ford Gallery, Portland.

October 2017, Value Test I, solo show, Portland.

July 2012, obj≠ction — Gender, Sex, Law, and Social Change, group show, Lewis & Clark College, Portland.

December 2010, Insolitus: Suda, Cifuentes, Wall, Skotia Gallery, Santa Fe, NM.

July 2010, Naked, group show, Skotia Gallery, Santa Fe.

June 2010, Elliott Wall, solo show, Splendorporium, Portland.

June 2010, Two of a Kind, group show, Froelick Gallery, Portland.

February 2010, Erotic Art, group show, Beet gallery, Portland.

September 2009, Elliott Wall and Andy Paiko, group show, Splendorporium, Portland.

August 2006 – June 2009, (Various), Manette Gallery, Portland.

December 2008, Puddletown, group show, Compound Gallery, Portland.

May 2008, Buckwheat & Grits, solo show, Carr Gallery, Idaho Falls, ID.

June 2006, Alien, group show, Mark Woolley Gallery, Portland.

October 2005, Eyes Follow You, solo show, Concrete, Portland.

July 2005, Taste, group show, Thomson-Peterson, San Francisco, CA.

January 2005, Something of Our Common Feeling, group show, Delta Axis, Memphis, TN.

November 1998, Jean-Luc Godard, group show, Hideaway, Memphis.

May 1998, solo show, Edge Gallery, Memphis.

September 1994, group show, University of Memphis Gallery.

Press

Vous n’aurez pas la peau de Maman Küsters by Rod Glacial, mention, Vice Magazine (France), March 2016

Insolitus: Suda/Cifuentes/Wall by Richard Tobin, THE Magazine, p.48, February 2011

People are Strange by Casey Sanchez, Pasatiempo, p.42, December 17, 2010

The Oregonian, Rebel Galleries, A&E, April 27, 2007.

The Oregonian, Artwalk feature, March 2007.

Portland Monthly, On the Town, p.233, October 2005.

Commercial Appeal, A splash of great painting by Fredric Koeppel, January 21, 2005.

Facing It: Nine artists explore human expression by Carol Knowles, Memphis Flyer, February 18, 2005.

Other

Holly Andres, seven painted backdrops for photoshoot, May 2018

Maman Küsters – Cherche Querelle, album art, 2018

Dale Cooper Quartet & The Dictaphones: «[We try to bring humor into the darkness]», Rolling Stone Russia,

Metamanoir, album art bandcamp embed, November 2017

Maman Küsters – Sous La Peau De Maman Küsters, album art, 2016

Holly Andres, painted backdrop for photoshoot, December 2013

Dale Cooper Quartet & The Dictaphones – Metamanoir, album art, 2011

Les Nouvelles Esthétiques – American Edition, Coats Aloe International, p.153, August 2002.

Themes and Foundations of Art (ISBN 0538429739) by Elizabeth Katz, pp. 357, 370, 1995.