JOE RUDKO
b. 1990, lives and works in Seattle, WA

EDUCATION
2013     BFA, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018    Advanced Techniques of Photography, Davidson Gallery, New York, NY
Intermediate Techniques of Photography, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
2017     Basic Techniques of Photography, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA
2016     Album, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
2015     Broken Image, Roq La Rue, Seattle, WA
             Double Vision (w/ Max Cleary), Arts West, Seattle, WA
             Picturesque, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
2014     Significant Objects (w/Kelly Bjork), Toast Gallery, Seattle, WA
2013     Manual Labor, LxWxH, Seattle, WA
             Convertibles (w/ Drew Miller), Vignettes, Seattle, WA
             New Paintings, Violet Strays, Online Exhibition

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018     Along the Edge, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
             Talk to Me, Von Lintel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Zona Maca Foto, Mexico City, MX
2017     Out of Sight (w/ Kelly Bjork)Seattle, WA
             Living Together (w/Kelly Bjork), Calypte, Seattle, WA
             Dislocation, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
             AND NOT OR, Hedreen Gallery, Seattle, WA
             Future Isms, Glassbox Gallery, Seattle, WA
2016     Patron, 300 S Washington, Seattle, WA
             Material Culture, North Seattle College, Seattle, WA
             Photography and Contemporary Experience, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
             Out of Sight, King Street Station, Seattle, WA
             PDX Contemporary Art @ Seattle Art Fair, Seattle, WA
             Essential Skimming, Common Area Maintenance, Seattle, WA
             A Stand of Pine in a Tilled Field, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
             The Photograph, G. Gibson Gallery, Seattle, WA
2015     Color, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
             PDX Contemporary Art @ PULSE, Miami, FL
             9th Annual Benefit, DISJECTA, Portland, OR
             Punctum, Photo Center Northwest, Seattle, WA
             BOGO, Davidson Contemporary, New York, NY           
             PDX Contemporary Art @ Seattle Art Fair, Seattle, WA
             Let's Get LostPDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
             Out Of Sight, King Street Station, Seattle, WA
             Bellingham National, Whatcom Museum of Art, Bellingham, WA
             Made Personal, The Alice Gallery, Seattle, WA
             Art with a View, Vignettes @ Via6, Seattle, WA
2014     Neon Grey, Addison Gallery, Seattle, WA
             I Never Complained About the Past, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
             Strange Coupling, Fred Wildlife Refuge, Seattle, WA
             It's a Mistake, GLITCH, Memphis, TN
             SOIL Auction, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA
             Love Party, Vignettes @ Lovecitylove, Seattle, WA
2013     Hot Bed, TGIF Gallery, New York, NY
             Slideluck, Axis Pioneer Square, Seattle, WA
             Grey Matter, Cairo, Seattle, WA
             Launch Pad, Western Gallery, Bellingham, WA
             Beyond Borders, VU Gallery, Bellingham, WA
             Prima Materia, FIXTURE, Bellingham, WA
             Strange Bedfellows, Make Shift/Lucia Douglas Gallery, Bellingham, WA
             LA Art Book Fair, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
             Ghosts, Anchor Art Space, Anacortes, WA
             The New Show, Colony Wharf Studios, Bellingham, WA
2012     I know you're there, but who am I?, Work: Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, Michigan
             ALL VISUAL LA, The Forge, Los Angeles, CA
             Beyond Borders, Viking Union Gallery, Bellingham, WA

AWARDS/GRANTS/RESIDENCIES
2018     Fellowship Award, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2017     Spring Artwalk Award, City Arts Magazine, Seattle, WA
2016     Winter Art Walk Award, City Arts Magazine, Seattle, WA
             Future List Award, City Arts Magazine, Seattle, WA
2015     Fellowship Award, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2013     Undergraduate Research Grant, Western Washington University, Bellingham WA
2012     Tuition Waiver Scholarship, Western Washington University, Bellingham WA
             Undergraduate Research Grant, Western Washington University, Bellingham WA
2011      Abigail Miller Busche & Ryan Busche Award, Western Washington University, Bellingham WA
2010     Marine Science and the Arts Residency, Shannon Point Marine Center, Anacortes WA
             Double Eagle Award, Western Washington University, Bellingham WA

LECTURES/VISITS
2017     Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle WA
             Western Washington University, Bellingham WA
2016     Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle WA
2015     Pulse Art Fair, Miami FL
             Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle WA
             Seattle Art Institute, Seattle WA
             University of Washington, Seattle WA
             Western Washington University, Bellingham WA
2014     Western Washington University, Bellingham WA

CURATORIAL
2014 - 2015     Founder & Curator, Two Shelves, Seattle WA

COLLECTIONS & SPECIAL PROJECTS
Album cover for Death Cab for Cutie
Portland Art Museum permanent collection, Portland OR

PUBLICATIONS & REVIEWS
Reviews: Jon Raymond on Joe Rudko, Artforum. Vol 56, No. 10. Summer 2018. 
Weekly Recommendations: Joe Rudko, Visual Art Source. Apr 2018.  
Featured artist, New American Paintings Issue 133. Jan 2018.
Photography Highlights From Seattle's Two Legit-Most Art Fairs, Humble Arts Foundation. August 2017.
Pixels of Nostalgia, Seattle Art Fair Blog. July 2017. 
Critic's Pick, Art Ltd. May 2017.
3 don't-miss art exhibitions in Seattle, Seattle TImes. April 2017.
Seattle la nouvelle escale arty américaine, Madame Figaro. March 2017.
Joe Rudko's Photo Collages Imagine a Collective Vision, Humble Arts Foundation. June 2016. 
Joe Rudko: The Photographers Eye, Oregon Artswatch, June 2016. 
Sketchbook Porn: Joe Rudko, City Arts Magazine. April 2016. 
Joe Rudko: The Iconoclast, 2016 Future List, City Arts Magazine. Jan 2016.
Folding time in lines and layers, Vignettes: In the Studio. Nov 2015. 
Fukt Magazine for Contemporary Drawing, Issue 14. Sept 2015.
"Joe Rudko's Vulnerable Object Drawings," Humble Art Foundation. July 2015.
Wavepool. July 2015 (interview)
From Here On: Aint-Bad Magazine. Vol. 3 Iss. 1. May 2015. (interview)
Speer, Richard. "Joe Rudko: Picturesque," Willamette Week. Feb. 6, 2015. 
"Joe Rudko," Visual Art Source. Feb. 11, 2015.
“Creative Process: Joe Rudko’s Art on Death Cab for Cutie’s Kintsugi,” Hum Creative. Jan. 12, 2015.
Buben, Jeremy. “How to Fill Two Shelves,” Art Nerd. Jul. 18, 2014.
Chayasatit, Anna. “Object Drawings by Joe Rudko,” People of Print. Feb. 21, 2014.
“Joe Rudko’s Object Drawings,” Juxtapoz.com. Oct. 8, 2014.
Buben, Jeremy. “Send Reinforcements,” Art Nerd. Nov. 10, 2013.
Castellaw, Drew. “Joe Rudko Explores Perceived Truth,” The Western Front. Mar. 8, 2013.
Graves, Jen. “Joe Rudko, Surprise Hit of the Affordable Art Fair,” The Stranger. Nov. 11, 2013.
Newman, Michelle Alexis. “The Found Photograph Collage Drawings of Joe Rudko,” Beautiful Decay. Feb. 28, 2013.