Western Washington University, 2013
B.F.A. Photography & Drawing
SOLO / TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2019 Same as it ever was, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA
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, Arts West, Seattle, WA
Picturesque, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
2013 Manual Labor, LxWxH, Seattle, WA
Convertibles, Vignettes, Seattle, WA
SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019 Elemental Construction, Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Denver, CO
2018 Along the Edge, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
Talk to Me, Von Lintel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2017 AND NOT OR, Hedreen Gallery, Seattle, WA
Future Isms, Glassbox Gallery, Seattle, WA
Out of Sight, King Street Station, Seattle, WA
Dislocation, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
2016 Photography and Contemporary Experience, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Material Culture, North Seattle College, 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 Punctum (Juried by Julia Dolan), Photo Center Northwest, Seattle, WA
BOGO, Davidson Contemporary, New York, NY
Let's Get Lost, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
Bellingham National, Whatcom Museum of Art, Bellingham, WA
Made Personal, The Alice Gallery, Seattle, WA
2014 I Never Complained About the Past, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
Strange Coupling (collaboration with Maria Rose Adams), Fred Wildlife Refuge, Seattle, WA
It's a Mistake, GLITCH, Memphis, TN
2013 Hot Bed, TGIF Gallery, New York, NY
Grey Matter, Cairo, Seattle, WA
Launch Pad, Western Gallery, Bellingham, WA
LA Art Book Fair, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
Ghosts, Anchor Art Space, Anacortes, 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
Photo LA, ZONAMACO Foto, Seattle Art Fair, Art Market San Francisco, PULSE Miami, Miami Project
AWARDS / GRANTS / RESIDENCIES
2019 Riff’s Residency, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA
2018 Fellowship Award, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2017 Spring Art walk 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 / WORKSHOPS
Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA
Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA
Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
Pulse Art Fair, Miami, FL
Seattle Art Institute, Seattle, WA
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2014 - 2016 Founder & Curator, Two Shelves, Seattle WA
COLLECTIONS / SPECIAL PROJECTS
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Album cover, Death Cab for Cutie, Kintsugi
Deutsche Oper Berlin, Programme of Janaceks Die Sache Makropulos, Berlin, Germany
PUBLICATIONS / REVIEWS
Same as it ever was: Joe Rudko’s New Show in Three Parts, The Stranger. Feb 2019.
In Seattle, Creating Community by Collecting Art and Artists, The New York Times. Jan 2019.
Postcards from a trip through Pioneer Square, The Seattle Times. Jan 2019.
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.