Paintings by
Karin Helmich

 

 

Karin Helmich

Born: Jackson, Wyoming, 1943

 

Education

1967

M.F.A. Painting, Washington State University, Pullman, WA

1965 B.A. Fine Arts, Whitworth College, Spokane, WA

 

One Person Exhibitions

1988 Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA
1987 Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
1984 Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA
1983

Diane Gilson Gallery, Seattle, WA

1981

Penryn Gallery, Seattle, WA
Tom Luttrel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1977 Pelican Bay Gallery, Seattle, WA
1976 Polly Friedlander Gallery, Seattle, WA
1973 Polly Friedlander Gallery, Seattle, WA
1969 University Unitarian Church Gallery, Seattle, WA

 

Group Exhibitions

2008 15th Annual Realism Invitational, Klaudia Marr Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1985 "Painting/Sculpture '85", Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
"Spirit of the Flower", Foster White Gallery, Seattle, WA
1984 Northwest Watercolor Society Annual, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA
1983 Northwest Watercolor Society Annual, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA
Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA
1982 "Realism", William Sawyer Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Liquid Light: Watercolor Beyond the Traditional", Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA
1981 Rocky Mountain National Watercolor Society Exhibition, Golden, CO
115th Annual American Watercolor Society Exhibition, New York, NY
Northwest Watercolor Society Annual, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA
1980 "The Washington Year: Illusionism, Handmade", Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, WA
1979 Pratt Gallery, Amherst, MA
Northwest Watercolor Society Annual, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA
Governor's Invitational, Olympia, WA
Frye Art Museum Annual, Seattle, WA
Tacoma Art Museum Annual, Tacoma, WA
1978 Pacific Northwest Arts and Crafts Exhibition, Bellevue, WA
1977 Polly Friedlander Gallery, Seattle, WA
1976 Ruth Schaffner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Montana Institute of the Arts Bicentennial Show, Great Falls, MT
1975 "Works on Paper: Northwest Artists", Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
1974 Polly Friedlander Gallery, Seattle, WA
1972 "Survivors '72", Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
1971 Northwest Watercolor Society Annual, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
1967 Pacific Northwest Arts and Crafts Fair, Bellevue, WA

 

Awards and Recognitions

1983

Puget Sound Group Award, Northwest Watercolor Society Annual

1981

Art Association Award, Northwest Watercolor Society Annual

1979 Honorable Mention, Painting, Tacoma Art Museum Annual, Tacoma, WA
1978

Drawing Award, Pacific Northwest Arts and Crafts Exhibition

1976 Cash Award, Montana Insititute of the Arts Bicentennial Show
1975 First Place, Bumbershoot Poster Competition, Seattle, WA
CETA Artist in the City, Seattle, WA
1971 Eustace P. Ziegler Award, Northwest Watercolor Society Annual
1967 3rd Place, Drawing, Pacific Northwest Arts and Crafts Fair

 

Selected Collections

Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, WA

Washington State Arts Commission

Crown Zellerbach Corporation, San Francisco, CA

American Telephone and Telegraph, Chicago, IL

Pacific Northwest Bell, Seattle, WA

City of Seattle, (CETA works), Seattle, WA

Harborview Hospital, Seattle, WA

Charles Faris, Bellevue, WA

Polly Friedlander, Seattle, WA

Martin Rubenstein, New York, NY

SAFECO Corporation, Seattle, WA

Westin Copley Hotel, Boston, MA

Bogle and Gates, Seattle, WA

Gaines law Firm, Seattle, WA

Skinner Corporation, Seattle, WA

Surrogate Hostess Restaurant, Seattle, WA

Foster and Marshall, Seattle, WA

Betts, Patterson and Mines, Seattle, WA

Sheration Hotel, Tacoma, WA

Reed, McClure, Moceri and Thonn, Seattle, WA

Microsoft Corp., Redmond, WA

Howard Tullman, Chicago, IL