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Donia Lilly

Kauai, Hawaii
born: New York

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012            Aquamarine;  Art Hemingway Gallery; Kauai, Hawaii.

2007            Luna, Cielo, y Mar Museo Cuevas del Sacromonte; Granada, Spain.

2006            Dolixi; Samos, Greece.

2005            Ellipsis Sierra Arts Gallery; Reno, Nevada.

2004            Central Coast Art Association; Pebble Beach, California.

2003            Zimmerman Gallery; Reno, Nevada.

2003            Aesthetic Evocations;  Gallery Lucian; Monterey, California.

2001             Hawk Creek Gallery; Neskowin, Oregon.

2000            Images from Memory;  Holt Gallery; Elsah, Illinois.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS/EVENTS

 

2015           Aloha Expressionism; Hawaii Food & Wine Festival; Honolulu, Hawaii.

2015           Kauai Art Tour;  Kauai Society of Artists Gallery; Lihue, Hawaii.

2014           Art Kauai 2014; Kauai Society of Artists Gallery; Lihue, Hawaii. Juried.

2014 – 2015   Fish Eye Kauai Gallery – Princeville; Kauai, Hawaii.

2013           Pastel Artists of Hawaii Annual Juried Show;  Honolulu. Juror’s Merit

2013           Women Artists of Kauai;  Kauai Museum; Lihue, Hawaii.

2013           Art Kauai 2013; Kauai Society of Artists Gallery; Lihue, Hawaii. Juried.

2012 – 2015       7 Artists Gallery; Kauai, Hawaii.

2012           Pastel Artists of Hawaii Annual Juried Show; Honolulu. Honorable Mention

2012           Pastel Artists of Hawaii Annual Member Show; Honolulu, HI. Best in Show

2011 – 2012     Amy Lauren Gallery – Hanalei; Kauai, Hawaii.

2011            Art Kauai 2011; Kauai Society of Artists Gallery; Lihue, Hawaii. Juried.

2011            Pastel Artists of Hawaii Annual Juried Show; Honolulu, Hawaii. Juried.

2010 – 2011      Tokerau Jim Gallery; Rarotonga, Cook Islands.

2009 – 2010     Kenwall Gallery; Rarotonga, Cook Islands.

2009                 Oe Vaka; The Art Studio Gallery; Rarotonga, Cook Islands.

2008 – 2009    Yolanda Rojas Gallery; Granada, Spain.

2006 – 2015  Wildflower Gallery; Reno, Nevada.

2005            Nevada Museum of Art: ARTouring Exhibit; Reno, Nevada. Juried.

2005            Populous; Bleulion Gallery; Reno, Nevada. People’s Choice Award   Juried.

2005            Chair-i-ty Art Auction; Benefit for new University of Nevada Reno Library;
McKinley Arts & Culture Center; Reno, Nevada.

2004            Nevada: the Energy Within; Sierra Arts Gallery; Reno, NV. Top10 Award Juried.

2004            ARTOWN Artist Studio Tours; Reno, Nevada.   Juried.

2004           Zero: The Abstract Show; Bleulion Gallery; Reno, Nevada.

2003           Pacific Grove Art Center; Pacific Grove, California. Juried.

2003           Monterey County Open Studio Tour; Pacific Grove, California.  Juried.

2002           Monterey Museum of Art; Monterey, California. Juried.

2002           Monterey County Open Studio Tour; Pacific Grove, California.  Juried.

2002           Chateau Julien Art & Wine Festival; Carmel Valley, California.  Juried.

2002           Ink & Clay 28, Kellogg Gallery; Pomona, California.  Juried.

2002           Monterey Rock & Art Festival; Monterey, California.

2001           First Night Exhibit; Monterey, California.  Juried.

2001           Pacific Prism; The Corridor Gallery; Redwood City, California. Invitational.

2001           71st Annual Statewide; Santa Cruz Art League; Santa Cruz, California. Juried.

2000          Rendezvous ’99; Gallery 10; Alton, Illinois.

1996          St. Louis Artists’ Guild; St. Louis, Missouri.

MUSEUM & CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

The Principia Corporation; Elsah, Illinois.

Museo Cuevas del Sacromonte; Granada, Spain.

AWARDS & HONORS

2013  Juror’s Merit: Pastel Artists of Hawaii Annual Juried Show, Honolulu, HI.

2012  Honorable Mention: Pastel Artists of Hawaii Annual Juried Show, Honolulu, HI.

2012  Best in Show: Pastel Artists of Hawaii Annual Member’s Show, Honolulu, HI.

2005  Archived at the National Museum of Women in the Arts; Washington D.C.

2005  People’s Choice Award: Bleulion Gallery; Populous ARTown Exhibit; Reno, NV.

2004  Honorable Mention: The Pastel Journal: 6th Annual Pastel 100 Competition.

2004  Top Ten: Sierra Arts Foundation Show; Nevada: the Energy Within; Reno, NV.

2000  Kathryn Cogswell Maule Art Opportunity Award; The Principia; Elsah, IL.

1996   Rees-Ryder-Stevens Fine Arts Award; The Principia; St. Louis, MO.

1995   Nezzell Christie Dennis Art Award; The Principia; St. Louis, MO.

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY    (**Reviews; *Authored by artist)

Lynda McDaniel & Tiffany DeEtte Shafto, Aloha Expressionism, Contemporary Publications, September 2015.

* “Art, Creativity, and Healing,” Hawaii’s Inspiration Magazine, Spring 2015.

Coco Zickos, “Kauai Newsmaker Donia Lilly: Creating Exposure for Women Artists,” Midweek Kauai, February 22, 2012.

** Ben Arnold, “Finger Dancer,” Perigee Publication for the Arts, Oct – Dec 2005.

Forrest Hartman, “Fleeting Artist,” The Reno Gazette-Journal, August 3, 2005.

“The Year’s Best Art – Abstract Category,” The Pastel Journal, April 2005.

* Featured Artist in “Vision Quest Gallery,” Planet Light Worker, March 2005.

** Casey Schumacher, “Finger Painting Refined,” Reno News & Review, Dec 11-17, 2003.

Illustration: “St Genies” in Art Calendar June 2003.

** Sue Fishkoff, “What Color Evokes,” Monterey County Coast Weekly, Mar 20-26, 2003.

** Lisa Crawford Watson, “Artist Donia Lilly is a Dancer Who Expresses Herself in Paint,”
    Monterey County Herald GO! March 20-26, 2003.

TEACHING & LECTURING

2011 & 2012    Kauai Academy of Creative Arts; Puhi, Kauai, Hawaii.

2009 – 2011    Ministry of Education; Rarotonga, Cook Islands.

2006 – 2009   Island Art Adventure Workshops (formerly Greece Art Adventure): Samos, Greece.

2004 – 2005    Sierra Arts Foundation Teaching Artist; Reno, NV.

2003 – 2005    VSA Arts of Nevada, Washoe County, Nevada.

REPRESENTATION

Artistica Hawaii – Nieves Venckus-Martinez

RESIDENCIES & CURRENT MEMBERSHIPS

current        Pastel Artists of Hawaii; Kauai Society of Artists; Women Artists of Kauai

2012            Fundación Valparaíso Artist Residency; Mojácar, Spain.

2005           Sierra Arts Artist-in-Residence; Nevada.

2004 – 2005     ARTouring Artist, Exhibiting Member; Reno, Nevada.

SELECTED EDUCATION

Studio Art, Principia College; Elsah, Illinois; BA 2000 with highest honors.

Member Phi Alpha Eta – society for academic excellence.

Burren College of Art; County Clare, Ireland; summer 1999.

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