Critical Vitae

Born 1954


1977 BA  Painting & Drawing (Cum Laude)   Ellensburg, WA Central Washington University

1978-80 Studies in Photography and Anthropology,  Deans List

Central Washington University   

1999-Present   Technical Training Program  GOLDEN Artist Colors     Sausalito, CA / New Berlin, NY / Seattle, WA  /  Greenville, SC /  Reno, NV       New Berlin, NY / Vancouver, BC / New Orleans, LA / Miami, FL / New Orleans, LA


Exhibition Record             *solo show

2019* Painting on Paper Bush Barn Art Center Annex Salem, OR Ten Paintings Art Department Inc, Salem, OR

2018 the Landscape in Many Forms Gretchen Schutte Art Gallery, Chemeketa CC       Salem, OR   

2017*   Explorations in Printmaking SAA Annex      Salem, OR

2016     Projects Gallery- Square Foot   Art Basal, Miami, FL

2014 *   Relationship of the Skin, the Pour and the Paint               Gretchen Schutte Art Gallery, Chemeketa CC       Salem, OR   

2015, 2014, 2012-2008     Experimental Works         Project Space SAA      Salem, OR

2010  Tales from the Back Porch,  Minthorne Gallery,         George Fox University      Newberg, OR 

2010 Radius 25    SAA      Salem, OR

2008-09  2nd Annual Mayor’s Oregon Artist Series                    Convention Center     Salem, OR

2008- 2010 Project Space SAA Salem, OR

2006-09 Oregon Art Annual Salon Show,  Professional Category Award 2nd place 2006 Salem, OR

2007  Crossroads & Connections    Spurgeon Gallery         Ellensburg, WA

2007* Personal Landscapes   Focus Gallery  SAA               Kite Invitational   AN Bush Gallery   SAA Salem, OR

2005 Photographers Invitational    Borland Gallery             Silverton, OR

2004  Faculty Show   Chemeketa Community College Salem, OR

2003  Faculty Show   Cannon Gallery     Monmouth, OR                   Mask Show Mary Lou Zeek Gallery Salem, OR

2002 Faculty Show   Chemeketa Community College Salem, OR

2001 Salon Show Tambra Gallery Salem, OR

2000 Paint the Town   Rotunda Space  Or State Capitol Salem, OR

1998 Two Views Focus Gallery   Salem Art Association Salem, OR

1996 * Woman Warriors + Visual Chants    Tambra Gallery Salem, OR

1994 Three Women Artists   Hallie Ford Gallery  WU   Salem, OR     * Photographic Works   Tambra Gallery      Salem, OR

1993 * Art About Town   Community Showcase    Salem, OR

1992 Recent Developments    Tambra Gallery     Salem, OR

1991 * Alternative Processes   Concourse Gallery                         WOSC     Monmouth, OR

1990 * Art of Transfer   Community Showcase  Art Dept Inc               Salem, OR

1978      Student Art Show Sarah       Spurgeon Gallery      Ellensburg, WA


Teaching Experience

1999-Present  – Certified Golden Working Artist -  OREGON Conducting lectures  and “hands-on” workshops at colleges,  universities, art centers,  Art retailers, OAEA, art museums, Watercolor Societies  & Calligrapher Guilds.                                Oregon, Alaska, Montana, & Idaho       

Workshop Instructor:   Conducting over 175 workshops pertaining to traditional and contemporary use of acrylic paint systems, image transfer techniques, printmaking and mixed media.

1994-2009  -Willamette University  / Honorariums   Salem, OR    Invited by H. Preuss- Grew, K. Kuhns, P. Portinga-Booth and  Maryanne Johns.  Areas of instruction;  Acrylic Paint Investigations, Color Study and Polaroid Transfer.

2000-2004  -Chemeketa Community College  Salem, OR     Adjunct Faculty - Art 281 Painting / Art 116 Color Design

2004  -Young Musicians and Artists  Salem, OR                  Instructor  WU   

2000  -Englewood Elementary Artist in Residence   Salem, OR

1997  -Western Oregon University  Monmouth, OR              Assistant Professor    Art117 Basic Color Design

1985  -Linn Benton Community College   Albany, OR          Adjunct Faculty     Intro to B&W Photography

1981-1985  -Mid Valley Photographic Workshops   Mt Angel, OR Instructor - Basic B&W Darkroom, Hand Coloring Fiber Base Prints, Shooting Strategies for Composition,  Polaroid Transfer


2008 Rethinking Acrylics by Patti Brady

Chapter 6 - Acrylic Transfers & the Printed Image

[Artist Profile: Corrine Loomis Dietz]

Chapter 10 – Drawing and Resists with Acrylics

[Image inclusions]

2008 Crossroads and Connections CWU Art Alumni Exhibition 

Catalogue includes Artist’s Image and Biography

2007 Acrylic Revolution by Nancy Reyner     [Image inclusion]


Professional Development

Artist in Residence

2019 Art Annex SAA, (3 Weeks) Salem OR

2017    Sam & Adell Golden Foundation for the Arts (2 Weeks) New Berlin, NY

2017    Salem Art Association (3 weeks)  Art Annex      Salem, OR                 

2013    Chemeketa Community College  (8 weeks          Gretchen Schutte Art Gallery     Salem, OR

2011    Salem Art Association (6 weeks) Art Annex


GOLDEN Artist Colors Training Sessions

2017 AIR GOLDEN Foundation for the Arts New Berlin, NY

2016   New Orleans, LA

2015  Miami, FL

2014  New Orleans, LA

2012  Vancouver BC

2010  Reno, NV

2008  Factory New Berlin, NY

2007  Greenville, SC

2005  Seattle, Wash.

2004  Factory, New Berlin, NY 

2001  Factory, New Berlin, NY

1999   Sausalito, California


Professional Services


2018 Salem Art Fair, SAA Salem, OR / Mayors Invitational Emerald Art Center, Springfield, OR / Student Show, Gretchen Schutte Art Gallery, Chemeketa Community College Salem, OR

2007 Oregon Art Annual – Amateur Division

1999 Oregon Arts Commission, Public Art Acquisition

1997 Bush Barn Art Center Exhibits, Salem Art Association

Art About Agriculture

Auctions and Benefits

 2017-2019   Englewood Forest Festival Salem, OR

2011-2008 Clay Ball Salem Art Association Salem, OR

2010  2009 Musical Enchantment Salem Youth Symphony Salem, OR

2010 An Artist a Day Muse Art and Design          Portland, OR 2007 Golden Foundation Art Benefit       Columbus, NY Soiree Chocolate Children’s Theater Foundation Salem, OR

2006 Children’s Theater Foundation Salem, OR

2000 Clay Ball Salem Art Association Salem, OR

1990’s Salem Art Fair Auction   Mailbox, Chair, Table Salem, OR


Artist Services @ Salem Art Association

2018 thru 2008 High School Internship Mentor Program

2014, 2013, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 Artist Services, Project Space

2004 Artist Services, Salem Art Fair & Festival

2003, 2001 Salem Art Fair Demonstration Artist

2001, 1999 Open Studio Tour

1999-96 Studio Tour Committee

1997-95 Salem Art Fair, Education Activities Booth