WANDA PELAYO

 

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, lives and works in Seattle, Washington since 1963

 

EDUCATION:

Graduated from the National School of Fine Arts in Buenos Aires, Argentina, majoring in drawing, teaching degree
Instituto de Cultura Hispánica and Real Academia de San Fernando, Madrid, Spain
Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA.
Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, Wa.

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS: Invitational, Juried

1964

Spring Show, Invitational, Seligman Art Gallery, Seattle, Wa.

1991

Raven in Myth, Invitational, Stonington Art Gallery, Seattle, Wa.

 

Bellevue Arts and Crafts Fair, Bellevue, Wa.

1994

Northwest International Art Competition, Allied Arts of Whatcom County, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, Wa.

 

The View at Fifteen, Invitational Bookworks from the Book Arts Guild, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, Wa.

1995

4 Gallery Artists, Galleria Spagnolo, San Diego, California

1996

13th National Juried Art Exhibit, Gallery ’76, Wenatchee Valley Campus, Wenatchee, Wa.

 

New Monotypes, Invitational Exhibit, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, Wa.

 

Selected Works for Pratt Fine Arts Center Annual Auction, Seafirst Gallery, Seattle, Wa.

1997

1997 Northwest Annual C.O.C.A., Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, Wa.

 

Artists Book Exhibition, Northwest Bookfest 97, Pier 48, Seattle, Wa.

 

Pistil Packin’, Invitational Exhibit, Art Inspired by Nature, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, Wa.

1998

Figure it out! Invitational Exhibit, Pratt Gallery at the Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, Wa.

 

Shoe as Muse, Invitational Exhibit, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, Wa.

 

Arts of the Terrace ’98, Mountlake Terrace Library, Mountlake Terrace, Wa.

 

East Shore Gallery Invitational, East Shore Unitarian Church, Bellevue, Wa.

1999

Like Cats and Dogs, Invitational, Pratt Gallery at the Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, Wa.

 

Art Port Townsend 1st Annual Juried Art Show, Port Townsend, Wa.

 

Arts of the Terrace 1999, Mountlake Terrace Library, Mountlake Terrace, Wa.

2000

Best of the Northwest, Invitational, Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, Seattle, Wa.

 

Artists Proofs, Print Studio Artists Invitational, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, Wa.

 

Selected Works for Pratt Fine Arts Center Annual Auction, Washington Convention Center, Seattle, Wa.

 

Anacortes Arts Festival, Anacortes, Wa.

 

17th National Juried Exhibit, Gallery ’76, Wenatchee Valley Campus, Wenatchee, Wa.

2001

Phinney and Friends, Invitational, Phinney Center Gallery, Seattle, Wa.

 

Art Port Townsend 2001, Port Townsend, Wa.

 

Passion Afire, 5th Annual Pilchuck Glass School Event, City Center, Seattle, Wa.

 

Pilchuck Glass School Auction, Westin Hotel, Seattle, Wa.

 

Artworks for AIDS, Seattle Center Pavilion, Seattle, Wa.

2002

All about Eve, Invitational Exhibit of Pacific Northwest Women Artists, Richard Hugo House, Seattle, Wa.

 

Selections from Seattle Print Arts, Northwest Print Council, Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon

 

Memorial Portfolio, American Print Alliance, National Travelling Exhibit, ongoing

2002

Northwest Fine Arts Competition, Phinney Center Gallery, Seattle, Wa.

 

Images of the Virgin, Gallery Tonantzin, San Juan Bautista, California

2003

Defining the Homeland, Gallery 110, Seattle, Wa.

 

Little Things Count, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, Wa.

2004

Expressions Northwest, 6th Annual Juried Art Show, Northwind Art Center, Port Townsend. Wa.

 

Washington Printmakers National Small Works 2004, Washington Printmakers Gallery, Washington D.C.

 

Body Politics, Gallery 110, Seattle, Wa.

 

A Rose is a Rose, Grand Forks Art Gallery, Grand Forks, British Columbia, Canada

 

14th National Computer Art Invitational Exhibit, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, Wa.

 

The Art of Science, Arts Council of Snohomish County, Everett Center for the Arts, Everett, Wa.

 

Prints by members of Seattle Print Arts, Ballard Works, Seattle, Wa.

2005

Transferring Ink in the West, 2005 Printmaking Exhibition, The Art Center, Fallbrook, California

 

Women’s History Month, National Juried Exhibition, Women’s Center, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho

 

Out of the Blue, Lynnwood Library Gallery, Lynnwood, Wa.

 

Conversation: Beyond Limited – Exhibition of Prints from the Seattle Print Arts, USA. Shenzhen Fine Art Institute, Shenzhen, China

2006

SPA@COCA, Seattle Print Arts at the Center of contemporary Art, Seattle, Wa.

2008

Clay and Ink 34, Kellogg University Art Gallery, Cal Poly, Pomona, California

2009

The Printmaker’s Hand, Corvidae Press at Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend, Wa.

2010

Invitational Exhibit at CoCA, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, Wa.

2011

ICON, Fraker/Scott Gallery, Seattle, Wa.

2012

PRINTMAKER’S HAND II, Corvidae Press, Port Townsend, Wa.

 

PERSPECTIVES, Gallery Artists Exhibit, Hanson Scott Gallery, Seattle, Wa.

 

CURRENTS: Seattle Print Arts 2012, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, Wa.

 

ICON 2nd Annual Juried Show 2012, Hanson Scott Gallery, Seattle, Wa.

 

NORTHWEST FINE ARTS COMPETITION SHOW, Phinney Center Gallery, Seattle, Wa

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

1964

Pen and Ink Drawings, Cellar Gallery, Kirkland, Wa.

1982

Works on Paper: Drawings, Howell Street Gallery, Seattle, Wa.

1997

Works on Paper: Drawings and Prints, Seattle Athletic Club, Seattle, Wa.

1998

Works on Paper: Mountlake Terrace City Hall, Mountlake Terrace, Wa.

2007

B as In Blue: Works on Paper, Prints and Mixed Media, Form/Space Gallery, Seattle, Wa.

2011

Child’s Play: 3 person exhibit, ArtsWest Gallery, Seattle, Wa.

2012

B & W Prints, Fraker/Scott Gallery, Seattle, Wa.

 

AWARDS:

1963

Scholarship to study art in Spain, awarded by the Embassy of Spain in Buenos Aires, Argentina

1994

Trade Products Annual Printmaking Scholarship, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, Wa.

1998

1st Place Award, 3D Category, 20th Juried Art Show, Mountlake Terrace Arts Commission, Mountlake Terrace, Wa.

1999

Honorable Mention, Prints Category, 21st Juried Art Show, Mountlake Terrace Arts Commission, Mountlake Terrace, Wa.

2011

Fraker/Scott Gallery, ICON SHOW 2011, Award: For a Strong Voice in a Body of Work

 

EXHIBITIONS CATALOGUES:

“Washington Printmakers Gallery National Small Works Show”, Washington D.C., 2004
“A Common Language” Seattle-Shenzhen 2005-2007, a Cultural Exchange, bilingual catalogue of the exhibitions, Seattle Print Arts, Shenzhen University college of Art and Design, Shenzhen Fine Art Institute. Published by Seattle Print Arts, 2007, Seattle, Wa. USA