Elizabeth Halfacre
  Figurative Collage Cover Stories Small Sanctuaries  
 

A collage artist and art educator, Elizabeth exhibits in local and national juried shows. She received the First Place Award in the 2014 Evergreen Association of Fine Arts Open Juried Abstract Exhibition. Elizabeth's work has been acquired by the Pacific Science Center, the City of Shoreline and Discovery Park and has been featured in the Pacific Magazine (Seattle Times) Sagewoman Magazine and the Women Artists Datebook (Syracuse Cultural Workers.)

She is a member of the Northwest Collage Society, the National Collage Society, Women Painters of Washington and Artist Trust.

Education
1970 BFA, Studio Art, Wright State University, Dayton, OH
1972 Boston University Tanglewood Institute, Lenox, MASS
1974 MFA, Painting, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
1992 Advertising Art Certificate, Seattle Central Community College, Seattle, WA

Teaching and Lecturing
1974-76 Instructor, Union College, Barbourville, KY
1978-80 Instructor, Cerritos Community College, Norwalk, CA
1982-83 Instructor, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA
1987-90Instructor, Highline Community College, Des Moines, WA
1995-2013Instructor, Shoreline Community College, Shoreline, WA
2009-11Instructor, Natural Science Illustration Program, University of Washington Professional and Continuing Education Program, Seattle, WA
2010-2012 Instructor, Seniors Making Art, Seattle, WA
2013Guest Lecture, Northwest Collage Society, Shoreline, WA
2013 Artist Panel, Turning Point Exhibition, University House, Seattle, WA

Selected Exhibition History
2016 Black & White with a Splash of Red, the Northwest Collage Society Juried Summer Exhibit,
the Phinney Center Gallery, Seattle, WA
  Expressions Northwest, the 18th Annual Art Port Townsend Juried Exhibit,
the Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend, WA
  2016 KAC Artists' Exhibition, Kirkland Art Center Gallery, Kirkland, WA
  Cover Stories, Richard Hugo House, Seattle, WA
  NW Collage Society 2016 Winter Exhibition, WA State Convention Center, Seattle, WA
2015 Radiance, Painting Poetry, Women Painters of Washington Gallery, Seattle, WA
  Ghosts of Seattle Past, Interactive Art Installation, Short Run Comix and Arts Festival, Seattle, WA
  Elizabeth Halfacre Figurative Collage, Kirkland Public Library, Kirkland, WA
  Exercising Authority: Racial Minorities and the American Legal System, Wiseman Gallery, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR
  Northwest Collage Society Summer Exhibition, Mukilteo, WA
  2015 KAC Artists' Exhibition, Kirkland Arts Center Gallery, Kirkland, WA
2014 Greater Than the Sum, National Collage Society 30th Annual Juried Exhibit, Center for Visual Art, Metropolitan State University, Denver, Colorado
  Northwest Collage Society Summer Exhibition, Mukilteo, WA
  Open Juried Abstract Exhibition, Evergreen Association of Fine Arts, Seattle, WA
2013 Turning Point, University House, Seattle, WA
  Northwest Collage Society Exhibition, Edmonds Convention Center, Edmonds, WA
  Head to Toe: Art of the Human Figure, University House, Seattle, WA
2012 Northwest Fine Arts Competition, Phinney Center Gallery, Seattle, WA
  Northwest Collage Society Exhibition, Burnley Gallery, Art Institute of Seattle, Seattle, WA
  Contained, Kirkland Arts Center Gallery, Kirkland, WA
  Crosscurrents 30th Anniversary Traveling Exhibition, Washington State Community Colleges
2011 Layers of Meaning, Phinney Center Gallery, Seattle, WA
  Northwest Collage Society Exhibition, Phinney Center Gallery, Seattle, WA
2009 Political Reflections, C Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
2008 Poetry Revealed, Columbia City Gallery Member Exhibit, Seattle, WA
2007 HEAT, Second Annual Juried Exhibit, Columbia City Gallery, Seattle, WA
  Art Happens Everywhere, Women Painters of Washington Juried Exhibit, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA
2006 Portraits: A Personal Experience, Shoreline Community College Gallery, Shoreline, WA
2004-2006 Annual Local Juried Exhibitions, The Gallery, Tacoma Community College, Tacoma, WA e
2004 Body Politics, Gallery 110, Seattle, WA
2002 Beyond Cancer, An Anthology of Written and Visual Art, Cancer Lifeline, Seattle, WA
1989 Pacific Northwest Arts & Crafts Exhibition, Bellevue, WA
1988 Kobe to Tokyo Traveling Exhibition, Women Painters of Washington and Intercultural Society for the Arts
1987 Art of the State, Art Faculties of Washington State Community Colleges, Ellensburg, WA

Publications and Awards
  • Pacific Magazine, Seattle Times
  • Seattle Homes & Lifestyles Magazine
  • Sagewoman Magazine
  • Women Artist’s Datebook, Syracuse Cultural Workers
  • Phoebe's Father, Independent Film

 
2016 Gay Jensen Award for Innovation, the Northwest Collage Society Juried Summer Exhibit
2015 Gay Jensen Award for Innovation, Northwest Collage Society Exhibition
2014 First Place Award, Evergreen Association of Fine Arts Open Juried Abstract Exhibition
2013 Merit Award, Northwest Collage Society Exhibition
2012 Juror's Award, Northwest Collage Society Exhibition

Collections
  • The City of Shoreline Permanent Collection, Shoreline, WA
  • Pacific Science Center, Seattle, WA
  • Sagewoman Magazine
Professional Affiliations
  • Women Painters of Washington
  • Northwest Collage Society
  • National Collage Society
  • Artist Trust
Artist's Statement
Resumé