Biography: Eileen S. Kane, Portland, Oregon

Eileen S. Kane was born in Cambridge, MA and educated at Smith College (AB,'67-Zoology), Harvard University (MS,'69 and Ph.D.,'67-Anatomy) and the Pacific Northwest College of Art (BFA equivalent, '87-painting & drawing). She has shown her work nationally and internationally in many one-person and group shows. Kane published her large, charcoal drawings and related poems in: Forms of Protest: Drawings and Poems about Racism (Joseph Press, 1994). She has taught a variety of art classes at the grade school, college and graduate levels as well as within community art centers. Kane was an Art Instructor (drawing, painting) at colleges in Portland (OR) & Walters Cultural Arts Center (Hillsboro,OR). She taught anatomy and art through Saturday Academy (Portland, OR). Her work can be seen (Portland, OR) at the Rental/Sales Gallery of the Portland Art Museum, and with the National Association of Women Artists (NY, NY). Kane has work in numerous private and public collections throughout the Northwest and the United States, including the Corvallis (OR) City Hall and Portland Community College. Kane has been a speaker and panelist for several public forums as well as a juror for art exhibits in the Northwest. She is married and has two married adult children & 3 grandchildren..

One or Two Person Shows (Selected):

2012: Daily Cafe in the Pearl, Portland, OR
* 2010: "Figure and Ground", Gallerie Rene, Portland, OR
* 2009: Golden Gallery, Beaverton, OR
* 2008: Sequoia Gallery, Walters Cultural Arts Center, (Hillsboro, OR)
* Gallerie Rene (Portland, OR)
* 2007: Mt. Hood Community College, Gresham, OR
* 2006: First Unitarian Church, Portland, OR
* Artists Repertory Theatre, Portland, OR
* Blue Heron Gallery, Vashon Island, WA
* 2004: Portland State University, White Gallery- Portland, OR
* 2003: Belinki & DuPrey Gallery, Portland, OR
* In Her Image Gallery
* Rogue Art Center, Medford, OR
* 2002: In Her Image Gallery, Portland, OR
* 2001: Smith College, Alumnae Hse Gallery,Northampton,MA
* Rogue ArtCenter Gallery, Medford, OR
* 2000: OTWAU Gallery, Portland, OR
* 1999: Brian Marki Gallery, Portland, OR
* 1997: Seattle University, Seattle, WA
* 1996: Quartersaw Gallery, Portland, OR
* 1995: Linn-Benton Community College, Albany, OR
* 1994: Grants Pass (OR) Museum of Art Grants Pass, OR
* 1990: Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center, Portland, OR
* Blackfish Gallery, Portland, OR
* Portland State University, Littman Gallery, Portland, OR

Group Shows (Selected)
2013: South Waterfront 2nd Annual Art Exhibit, Portland, OR
National Assocn of Women Artists, New York, NY
* 2011: "Women Artists Work", Gallerie Rene, Portland, OR
* "Group Show - Gallery Artists", Caplan Art Designs, Portland, OR
* "Mosaic Alliance Juried Show", Gallery 360, Vancouver, WA
* "Small Works", National Association of Women Artists (NAWA), New York, NY
* Group Exhibit, Sixth Street Gallery, Vancouver, WA
* 2009: "Broken", Sixth Street Gallery, Vancouver, WA
* 2008: Peace Art, Kingstad Gallery, Beaverton, OR
* 2006: Walters Cultural Arts Center, Hillsboro, OR
* 2005: Expressions West, Coos Bay (OR) Art Museum
* 2004: Caplan Art Designs, Portland, OR
* 2003: "Urban Imagery". Fredericksburg (VA) Art Center
* 15th Anniversary Show, Wiseman Gallery, Grants Pass, OR
* Art Institute of Portland, Faculty Show
* 2002: "Artists Respond to 9-11", Rockville Arts Ctr, Rockville, MD
* 2000: "Lines into Shapes" , Art Center of Estes Park, CO
* Juried Inland Exhibit, San Bernadino County Museum, Redlands, CA
* "Found Objects", Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, CA*
* Annual Juried Show, Rogue Art Assoc., Winterhaven, FL
* 1999: "Self-Portrait, Expression of Individual Spirit", Toucan Gallery, Billings, MT
* 1998: Jazz Gallery, New York, NY
* Maude Kerns Art Center., Eugene, OR
* "A Show of Hands", Lubbock, TX
* 1997: "New Artists' Work", State Street Gallery, Sarasota, Florida
* 1996: "Exquisite Corpse NW", The Art Gym, Marylhurst College (Collab.prints)
* "Figures", Maude Kerns Art Center, Eugene, OR
* 1995: "Challenging Human Rights" Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR