4artandadventure

Resumé

DIONNE HAROUTUNIAN

Website:  www.4ArtandAdventure.com 

Email:  4ArtandAdventure@gmail.com 

 

SOLO SHOWS (Partial) 

2018      “Tree of Life” – BallardWorks, Seattle 

2017      “A Year Later: Tales of a Motorcycle Journey” – BallardWorks, Seattle

       “Une Année plus tard: Récits de Rencontres” – Le Grenier, Genève, Switzerland 

2016      “On The Road” – Changsha Normal University Gallery North, Changsha, China

2015      “Racines” (“Roots”) – Musée des Suisses dans le Monde, Geneva, Switzerland  

2014      “Retrospective” – Changsha Normal University Gallery North, Changsha, China 

       “Correlations” – MaMère Gallery, Monmouth, Oregon 

2013      “Internal Landscapes” – Inscape, Seattle Washington 

2011      “Outside My Helmet” – Mighty Tieton Lofts Gallery, Tieton, Washington 

       “Outside My Helmet” – Green Spot, Tacoma, Washington 

2009      “Facing East” – Art Expressions Gallery, San Diego, California 

2007      “Reflections on China” – Baas Art Gallery, Seattle 

2006      “Impact” – Apex Gallery, Rapid City, South Dakota 

       “Impact” – Venus Gallery, Butte, Montana 

2004      “Meditations” – Gallery 6311, Seattle 

2002      “Bridges” – Gallery 110, Seattle 

2001      “Arménie: Souvenirs et Témoignages” – Centre Arménien, Geneva, Switzerland 

       “Standing Witness: Remembering Armenia” – Baas Art Gallery, Seattle, WA 

 

GROUP SHOWS (Partial) 

2016      “Stories of the Locks” – Ballard, Seattle 

2015      “Xiaoxiang International Print Exhibition” – Changsha, China 

       “Voices of the Immigration” – Wing Luke Museum at Inscape, Seattle, WA 

2014      “Ink This!: Contemporary Print Arts in the Northwest” – Tacoma Art Museum 

       “Travelogue” – The LakeShore, Seattle, WA 

2013      “New Media: Digital Art” – Bainbridge Art Center, Seattle, WA 

2012      “Journeys” – Seattle Art Museum Rental/Sales Gallery, Seattle, WA 

       “Turning 21! A Sev Shoon Retrospective” – Trade & Convention Center, Seattle 

       “Jay Lazerwitz & Dionne Haroutunian” – NW Encaustic, Seattle, WA 

       “Dots” – Museo Gallery, Langley, WA 

2011      “Trees and Forests” – Whatcom Museum, Bellingham 

       “The Neddy: Celebrating 15 years” – Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA 

       “2nd Takeda National Biennal” – El Museo de las Pinturas, Oaxaca, Mexico 

       “Feature” – Seattle Art Museum Rental/Sales Gallery, Seattle, WA 

       “17th International Women Exhibition” – Littman Gallery, Portland 

2010      “Her Presence in Colors IX” – Korea 

2009     “Biennale des Estampes Contemporaines” – Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada 

       “Print Arts Exhibit” – Goathead Press, Tieton, Washington 

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS 

Wing Luke Museum, “Voices of the Immigration,” Seattle, WA 

Ballard Foundation, Ballard High School Collection, Seattle, WA 

Olympic Management, Seattle, WA 

Washington State Arts Commission, Artists Resource Bank: Standwood High School Collection 

Seattle Art Commission, Printworks 2000, Seattle, WA 

 

EXHIBIT CATALOGS (Partial) 

“Xiaoxiang International Print Show” – Meiling Gallery, Changsha, China, 2015 

“10x10x10xTieton” – 2010 

“Honoring 15 Years of Neddy Artist Fellows” – Tacoma Art Museum, 2010 

“Her Presence in Colors IX” – International Women Artists Exhibition USA/Korea, 2010 

“2009 Biennale des Estampes Contemporaines” – Trois-Rivières, Québec, 2009 

“Heritage and Windows” – All Nations Cup, 2008 

“Neddy Award” – Behnke Foundation, 2003 

“North Meets South” – Seattle/Oaxaca Seattle Print Arts, 2003 

 

AWARDS & RESIDENCIES 

Changsha Normal University, Professor and Exhibiting Artist, China, 2016  

Changsha Normal University, Professor and Exhibiting Artist, China, 2014 

Jentel Artist Residency Program, Wyoming, 2010 

U.S. State Department, Cultural Ambassador, Enugu University, Nigeria, 2009 

Guan Lan Print Base, Inaugurational Artist Team, ShenZhen, China, 2008 

4Culture, Special Project Grant, Studio work completion, China Trip, 2005 

Washington State Arts Commission, PDAD grant, 2005 

Outstanding Teacher of the Year, Seniors Making Art, 2003 

UNICEF, Northwest Headquarters Campaign, Lead Artist, 2002 

King County Arts Commission, Special Project Grant, Studio work completion, 2000 

Department of Neighborhood, “The Ultimate Press: Printing with a steamroller”, 1999 

Centrum Arts, Residency Award, 1999 

King County Arts Commission, Special Project, “The Ultimate Press, 1998 

 

LECTURES 

Compte rendu: Réponses à vos questions” – Le Grenier, Domaine de Penthes, Genève, Switzerland, November 2016

Dust of Peace I” – Oddfellows Hall, Seattle, February 2017 

Dust of Peace II” – Flock to the Rock Rally, May 2017 

Dust of Peace II” – Touratech Rally, June 2017 

Bridging Divides Around the World on a Motorcycle” – Rotary Club, Seattle, August 2017 

A Year Later: Tales of a Motorcycle Journey” – BallardWorks, Seattle, November 2017 

Une Année plus tard: Récits de Rencontres” – Le Grenier, Genève, Switzerland, November 2017 

Chickistans in Pakistan” – BallardWorks, Seattle, February 2018 

 

REVIEWS & ART PUBLICATIONS 

Westside Weekly, “Not the worst that could happen: Dionne Haroutunian,” 2016 

The Guardian, “Coming to Africa,” Lagos, Nigeria, 2009 

 

PUBLIC ART 

South Transit, Martin Luther King Corridor, 2009 

Compass, “For Masquerades, Haroutunian comes from America”, Enugu, Nigeria, 2009 

Asian News, “Facing East”, San Diego, 2009 

ShenZhen News, “Guan Lan Print Base”, 2008 

Armenian Art Magazine, “Dionne Haroutunian”, Erevan, Armenia, 2007 

KUOW Radio/The Beat, “Dionne Haroutunian and China”, 2007 

Seattle P.I., “A Decade of Excellence: Neddy Award”, 2005 

Art Access, “BallardWorks: Working Studios for Artists”, 2004 

Armenian Church of Switzerland, featured artist, “Calendrier 2004”, 2004 

Ballard NewsTribune, “Artist and Calendar”, 2004 

Public Access TV / Artist Express “Living Witness: Dionne Haroutunian, 2002 

Diocese of the Armenian Church Magazine,  

“Two Armenian artists think with their heart, feel with their brain: 2001 

American Artist, “Artists at Work”, 2000 

Seattle Times, Seattle P-I, Ballard NewsTribune, North Seattle Press: 

“Sev Shoon and the Ultimate Press: Printing with a Steamroller” 1999 

Ballard NewsTribune, “Working at art: When pleasure becomes a business, 1998 

North Seattle Press, “Ballard Avenue Businesses, 1998 

Art Access, “Thinking Art Printing Art: Sev Shoon Arts Center”, 1998 

Network News, Arts Network, “In Pursuit of Passion in Printmaking:  

Center Provides more than Presses”,1997 

Art Access, “Sev Shoon Arts Center: Birth of the Black Dog, 1996 

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS 

Changsha Normal University, Visiting Professor, China 

Seattle Art Museum Rental/Sales Gallery, Seattle 

Art Expressions, San Diego 

Seattle Print Arts, Founding Member, 1999-2014; President 2010 

BallardWorks, artists’ studio building, co-founder and manager, 2003-present 

Sev Shoon Arts Center, founding director, teacher; Seattle, 1991-2012 

 

EDUCATION 

Seattle Art Institute, Visual Communication, Applied Art, 1987