Recent and Scheduled Exhibitions, Awards 2016 Tacoma Communtiy College/Gig Harbor Gallery solo exhibition, "Nature Abstracted-the New Paintings of Becky Knold" Tacoma Community College 14th Annual Open Juried Art Exhibition, Tacoma WA Peninsula Art League Open Juried Show, Harbor History Museum @ Gig Harbor WA Olympia Art League, open annual juried show, Olympia WA B2 Fine Arts Gallery, The Naturalist (landscape abstractions)-invitational 4-artist show, Tacoma WA David Evans & Assoc. Engineering, group show, Olympia WA Thomas Studio and Gallery, solo, Olympia, WA All Sorts Gallery, 3-person invitational, Olympia, WA Artist Trust Auction, Indigo Hills, Seattle WA UWMedicine, purchase of Atmosphere-green and orange light, installed in new Olympia Clinic Washington Center for the Arts, Center Salon, featured artist, Olympia WA Collective Visions Gallery, regional juried show, Bremerton WA
2015 Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend WA, Expressions Northwest - 17th Annual Juried Art Show, 2nd Place Award, Kathleen Moles, juror Olympia Art League, open annual juried show, Merit Award South Puget Sound Community College, regional juried show, Michael Sweney, juror. Olympia WA B2 Fine Arts Gallery, Tacoma WA, Driven to Abstraction (a 3-person invitational) Northwind Arts Center, Alchemy of the Abstract, regional juried show, Merit Award Burien Art Gallery, Burien WA, solo exhibition The Evergreen State College, Art of Living Auction, Tacoma WA Evergreen Association of Fine Arts, Open Juried Abstract Exhibition (Ryan James, juror), Seattle Design Center, Seattle WA Collective Visions Gallery, regional juried show (Greg Robinson, juror) Washington State Department of Ecology, solo exhibition in the Atrium Main Lobby & Dining Hall WA Department of Commerce, group show
2014 Lower Columbia College Gallery, Longview, WA, solo exhibition Tacoma Community College, Tacoma WA, 12th Annual Open Juried Exhibition Polaris Consulting, Bellevue WA, featured artist Nieman Taber Architects, Seattle WA, solo exhibition Phinney Center Gallery, Seattle WA, "Fast Forward EDGE Graduates' Exhibit" Salon Refu-The Susan Christian Art Gallery and Project Space, Olympia WA, solo exhibition Evergreen Association of Fine Arts, Open Juried Abstract Exhibition, Seattle Design Center, Seattle WA Museum Contempo, "The 4 Maestros", an invitational show and panel discussion featuring Becky Knold, Bill Colby, Michael Croman, Bernhard Bleha. Shelton WA
2013 Breathe Yoga Studio, Olympia, WA, solo showing of 20 New Paintings by Becky Knold Tacoma Community College, 11th annual Open Juried Show, Honorable Mention for "Confluence" CoCA, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle WA "Collision", members' show Olympia Art League, open show juried by Susan Glendenning, FIRST PLACE for "Angle of Repose" Evergreen Association of Fine Art, Annual Abstract Exhibition @ The Seattle Design Center, Honorable Mention for "Elegant Splash", juried by June Sekiguchi
2012 EAFA (Eastside Association of Fine Art) 37th Annual Open Juried Exhibition, Seattle Design Center, Honorable Mention award for "Golden Amphora" Washington Center for the Performing Arts, "27 Feet of Art... a benefit auction of juried 12x12 pieces South Puget Sound Community College, Olympia, WA 4-person invitational show Pierce College, Puyallup, WA , 4-person invitational exhibition Tacoma Community College, 10th Annual Open Juried Exhibition Peninsula Art League, Gig Harbor, WA open juried exhibition, 2nd Place Award (juried by Rock Hushka, Curatorial Administrator of Contemporary and Northwest Art at Tacoma Art Museum) Olympia Art League, Lakefair open juried show, Jurors' Award for "Beginning of Strength", awarded by Judith Gebhardt Smith, Bill McEnroe Olympia Framemakers / Dino's Coffee Bar, solo featured artist FLOW Gallery, Tacoma, solo show Caffe Ladro, solo showing, Kirkland, WA Peninsula Art Association, open juried show, Shelton WA, April, 2nd Place Award Eastside Association of Fine Art, Abstract Exhibition (open, juried), @ Seattle Design Center, Honorable Mention Award for "Aperture"
2011 Tacoma Community College, 9th Annual Juried Exhibition, Juror's Choice Award The Art Gallery at Lower Columbia College, Longview, WA (invitational 4-person exhibit) Olympia Art League (juried show), Ampersand Artist Award of Merit Broadway Gallery, Longview, WA (solo show) Peninsula Art Association, Shelton, WA (juried show) Honorable Mention Award
2010 Northwind Arts Gallery, Port Townsend, WA (a juried show of abstract art) Olympia Little Theater, (group show) Arts Olympia Annual Show, State Capital Museum
2009 34th Annual Juried Exhibition, EAFA (Eastside Association of Fine Arts), Bellevue, WA Capital City Visual Arts Juried Exhibition, Olympia Art League Arts Olympia Annual Show, State Capital Museum 4th Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibition, South Puget Sound Community College, Olympia, WA
2008 33rd Annual Juried Exhibition, EAFA (Eastside Association of Fine Arts), Bellevue, WA First Place Award
Education EDGE Professional Development Program for Visual Artists, Artist Trust, Seattle MA Education, Seattle Pacific University BA Asian Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison Creative Arts Community, Portland, OR The Evergreen State College, Olympia WA (classes in drawing, painting, printmaking) The Factory of Visual Arts, Seattle, WA painting workshops (Christopher Mathie, Deborah van Tuinen, Jordan Wolfson, Mary Josephson, Melinda Thorsnes, Sandra Roumagoux)
Related Experience and Travel Saint Martin's College, Pacific Rim Studies Program, faculty Public Schools (Lake Washington, Olympia), teacher, grades 7-12 Seattle Parks and Recreation, Pottery Instructor Factory of Visual Arts, Seattle, shop assistant Lived in the Philippines and Indonesia Traveled in Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Malaysia, India, Lebanon, Turkey, Europe and Australia.
Art Affiliations Represented by B2 Fine Art Gallery, Tacoma WA since 2015 Arts Olympia Olympia Art League Artist Trust, WA CoCA, Seattle, WA