Past Exhibitions

  • 2009 Anchor Art Space, Anacortes, WA, 'The Cascadia Tree Suite'
  • 2009, 2000, 1999 Museum of Northwest Art, LaConner, WA, annual auction
  • 2009 Print Zero Exchange 6, Seattle, WA/ Buffalo, NY/Canada A traveling exhibition of over 300 participant's small prints.
  • 2009, 2008 Karlson / Gray Gallery, Langley, WA, 2009 "Print Exhibition; 'Small Works Exhibition'; 'Arm Chair Traveler' with postcard image; 'Landscape Exhibition'; and, 2008 'Print Exhibition'.
  • 2009, 2008 Big Fat Fish Company restaurant, Bellingham, WA, Rebecca curates and participates in four exhibitions per year with guest artists including Stephen Yates, Jackie Hunsaker, R. R. Clark, Rachel Foreman, Marion Raney Oman, Sylvia Chesley Smith, Maren Larson, Lesley Long, Robert Finnigan, Cathy Fields, Jan Lor, Enid Wilson. Artists are invited to submit art for future exhibitions by contacting rebecca@rebeccameloy.com
  • 2009, 2008, 2007, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1990, 1988, 1985 Allied Arts of Whatcom County, Bellingham, WA, Many Assorted Exhibitions including 'Holiday Festivals'; 'La Belle Strata Juried Street Fairs'; 'Member's Exhibitions'; 'Artist's Inviting Artist'; 'From the Matrix'; 'Featured Artist in 1988 and 1985'
  • 2009 Smith / Vallee, Edison, WA, 'North Cascade Institute Artists Exhibition' with postcard image. The gallery also printed a book 'Confluence' where two of my pastels are represented.
  • 2009 FireHouse Cafe, Bellingham, WA, 'Pastels Revisited'
  • 2009 Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen, Bellingham, WA, oil paintings
  • 2008, 1984 North Seattle Community College, Seattle, WA, 'Nordic Invitational Exhibition'; 'Through Women's Eyes'
  • 2008, 2000, 1999, 1983 Whatcom Museum of Art, Bellingham, WA, 'Art + All That Jazz Auction'; 'From Here to the Horizon: Artists of the Rural Landscape'; 'Fiber's Unlimited'; 'Whatcom Artist's Studio Tour'; 'Art Among the Flowers'
  • 2008, 2007 Bellingham Technical College, Bellingham, WA, 'Annual Student Exhibition'
  • 2007 'Plein Air Paint Out 2nd Annual', Bellingham, WA
  • 2007 Fairhaven Mortgage, Bellingham, WA
  • 2006 Centrum Foundation, Port Townsend, WA, 'Spirit of Place' created during artist residency
  • 2006 Wild Mountain Cafe, Ballard, WA, 'Landscapes' one-woman exhibition
  • 2006 Washington Department of Ecology, Olympia, WA, 'Landscapes' one-woman exhibition
  • 2006 Mt. Bakery, Bellingham, WA, 'Raud'
  • 2005 Aula Gallery at The Institute of Adult Education, Helsinki, Finland, 'Cascadia U.S.A.' one-woman exhibition
  • 2005 - 1997 Meloy & Company Gallery, Bellingham, WA, participant and curator of 60 exhibitions
  • 2005 Lopez Library, Lopez, WA, 'Landscapes' one-woman exhibition
  • 2005 Calumet, Bellingham, WA
  • 2005, 1999, 1998, 1997 Mountlake Terrace Arts Commission, Mountlake Terrace, WA, 'Art of the Terrace', juried
  • 2004 Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, WA, 'The Finland Suite' one-woman exhibition
  • 2004, 2001 River Sea Gallery, Astoria, OR, 'Dreaming Cascadia' one-woman exhibition
  • 2002 Edison Eye, Edison, WA, 'Summer Exhibition'
  • 2002 Bellingham Arts Commission, Bellingham, WA, 'Artist's Inviting Artists'
  • 2001 New Visions Gallery, Marshfield, WI, 'Culture and Agriculture', juried
  • 2001, 2000 Allied Arts of Whatcom County, Bellingha, WA, 'From the Matrix' Whatcom County Print Artists exhibition
  • 2000 University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Green Bay, WI, 'Behind the Walls: Artwork by Museum, Gallery and Arts Administrators' juried
  • 1999 Friesen Gallery, Seattle, WA, 'Northwest Pastel Society Juried Show, Impressionism Exhibition'
  • 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1978 Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA, 'Inhabiting the Landscape' one-woman exhibition; "Alumni Exhibition"; "Student Show"
  • 1999, 1997 Kari Baas Gallery, Seattle, WA, 'Pastels & Landscapes' one-woman exhibition; 'Holiday Exhibition'
  • 1996, 1988, 1987, 1981 Viking Union Gallery, WWU, Bellingham, WA, juried exhibitions
  • 1999, 1997, 1989 Allied Arts of Richland, WA, annual juried
  • 1998 Washington Convention Center, Seattle, WA, West Coast Paper Company, 'Puget Sound Country' juried
  • 1997 - 1995 Thrasher Orth, Seattle
  • 1996 Bruskin Gallery, Port Townsend, WA, one-woman exhibition
  • 1995, 1992, 1988, 1987 Orca Book & Sound, Cordova, AK one-woman exhibition
  • 1995 Fairhaven Frames, Bellingham, WA, 'Frame Show'; 'Recycled Show'
  • 1992 Southside Cafe, Bellingham, WA ' Wetland Wildlife | All My Relatives' one-woman exhibition
  • 1992 Cookie Cafe, Bellingham, WA, 'Quilts' one-woman exhibition
  • 1990 John B. Davis Gallery, Idaho State University, ID, 'Big Sky Biennial VI' juried
  • 1989 National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC, 'Washington to Washington' traveling juried exhibition
  • 1989 Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA, juried
  • 1989 Ninth Annual Common Boundary Conference, Washington D. C., 'Open Eye' A Visual Meditation, juried
  • 1989 Cornsilks, Bellingham, WA, abstract paintings one-woman exhibition
  • 1988 Blake Gallery, Seattle, WA, '1989 Poets and Artists Calendar', juried
  • 1988 Bainbridge Arts & Crafts Gallery, Bainbridge Island, WA, '1989 Poets and Artists Calendar', juried
  • 1988 Matter-Danz, Bellingham, WA
  • 1987 Alonso Sullivan Gallery, Seattle, WA, 'Diary Pages' one woman exhibition
  • 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1981 Whatcom Museum of History & Art | Allied Arts of Whatcom County, Bellingham, WA, 'Northwest International Art Competition', juried
  • 1986 Capitol Hill Arts, Seattle, WA, 'Eighteen Two Hundred: A Multi-Media Show of Small-scale Art' juried
  • 1986 Jackson Street Gallery, Seattle, WA, 'Summer Stax' juried
  • 1986, 1983 Images | Kristi Klyver Gallery, Bellingham, WA, 'Abstractions' two woman show with Jane Burn; 'Flowers'
  • 1986 Visual Arts Center of Alaska, Anchorage | Fairbanks, 'Northwest Figure Drawing' juried
  • 1986 Moksha Dance Company | Western Washington University Theater Dance Department | Mary Ducker, Bellingham, WA, slide show
  • 1985 Bumbershoot, Seattle, WA, 'Seeing Double' juried by Ron Glowen
  • 1985 G. B. Heron, Bellingham, WA, one-woman exhibition
  • 1985 Elevated Ice Cream Company, Port Townsend, WA, one-woman exhibition
  • 1986 Pacific Northwest Arts and Crafts Association, '39th Pacific Northwest Arts and Crafts Fair', Bellevue, WA, juried booth
  • 1984 Fairhaven College, 'N.W. Women's Studies Conference'; and Gallery Theatre, Bellingham, WA, 'Out of Our Lives' 4 woman art performance of visual art, poetry music, and dance {Rebecca Meloy (Bellingham), Linda Allen (Bellingham), Donna Langston (Bellingham/Denver Co), Carla Corrado (Seattle|Pacific NW Ballet)}
  • 1984 Whatcom County Government | Roeder Home Gallery, Bellingham, WA, 'Kitchen Pix'
  • 1984 Western Washington University | Fairhaven College | Chrysalis Gallery, Bellingham, WA, 'Rebecca Meloy: Portraits' one-woman exhibition
  • 1984 Robert Lawrence International Gallery, Bellingham, WA
  • 1982 Bellingham Hardware Gallery, Bellingham, WA
  • 1982 Gallery Theatre, Bellingham, WA, one-woman exhibition
  • 1981 Western Washington University, 'First Annual Whatcom All-County Art Competition (Matthew Kangas, juror), Bellingham, WA
  • 1978 Cornish College, Seattle, WA, student exhibition

Affiliations | Membership

  • Seattle Print Arts , Seattle WA
  • Northwest Pastel Society , WA
  • Artist Trust, Seattle WA
  • Allied Arts of Whatcom County , Bellingham WA
  • Nordic Heritage Museum , Seattle WA
  • Sustainable Connections, Bellingham WA
  • The Fund for Women, San Francisco CA

Auctions

  • Whatcom Museum 2008, 1996, 1995, 1990, 1989, 1988 Bellingham, WA, 'Heartworks' auction
  • Cornish College Alumni Association 1997 and other years Seattle, WA
  • Museum of Northwest Art 2009, 1998, 1996 LaConner, WA
  • Allied Arts of Whatcom County 1995, 1994, 1989, 1988 and other years Bellingham, WA, 'Annual Auction'
  • Evergreen Aids 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995 Bellingham, WA
  • Nooksack Stream Enhancement Association Bellingham, WA
  • ReStore Bellingham, WA
  • Merlin Falcon Foundation | David Drummond Bellingham, WA
  • Northwest Youth Services 'An English Tea', 1998, Bellingham, WA
  • YWCA Bellingham, WA

Honors or Awards

  • 2008 Relay for Life Garden Tour , Bellingham, WA, cancer fund-raising event
  • 2008 12th Street Shoes, People's Choice Award for 'Metal Stiletos'
  • 2005 Whatcom Magazine, front cover image and article
  • 2004 Whatcom Symphony Orchestra, 'The Cultural Events of the Year Calendar', "String Kid" print
  • 2002 Country Homes Country Gardens Magazine, four-page article with photos of Rebecca's garden and art instruction
  • 2000 North Cascades Institute Catalog, Sedro-Woolley, WA, catalog cover image of 'Mt. Shuksan' pastel
  • 2000 Cornish College of the Arts "Alumni Calendar 2000", Seattle, WA, 'Wetland Watershed'
  • 1998 Mountlake Terrace Arts Commission, Mountlake Terrace, WA, Merit Award for 'Lafayette Cottage'
  • 1994 Whatcom in Bloom, Bellingham, WA, Best Private Residential Garden Design & The Lily Miller Best Home Award
  • 1989 Allied Arts of Richland, WA, Painting Merit Award, 'She Gave and Gave'
  • 1989 Bainbridge Island, WA "Poets & Artists Calendar" Award, 'Diary Page' abstract
  • 1985 Whatcom Museum / Allied Arts, Bellingham, WA, NWIAC, First Place Painting Award for 'Night Vision'
  • 1984 Whatcom Museum / Allied Arts, Bellingham, WA, NWIAC, First Place Emphasis Award for 'Trabajando'

Experience

  • Cascadia Weekly, Bellingham WA 2009, 'Human Condition' article and front cover image about show I curated at Big Fat Fish Co. restaurant http://www.cascadiaweekly.com/cw?/content/articles/of_history_and_art/
  • Centrum Foundation, Port Townsend WA 2006, one week artist-in-residence http:www.centrum.org/
  • Pacific Fishing Magazine, Seattle WA, Year Book Illustrations
  • Nelimarrkka Museum, Alajarvi Finland 2003, three month artist-in-residence http://www.nelimarkka-museo.fi/
  • Meloy & Company Gallery, owner 1997 - 2005. Curated over 60 exhibitions including shows for or works by Virginia Shaw, Lloyd Blakely, Jean Behnke, Deborah Bell, Tim Foss, Sylvia Chelsey Smith, Hannu Kauppi, R. R. Clark, Paddy Bruce, Jennifer Evenhus, Ariela Boranot, Ramone Murillo, Fadia Elkadi, Wari Zurate, Mostafa Al, Scott Stodola, Dentia Benyshek, Sharon Tauber, Lynn Dee, Shirley Erickson, Patti Detzer, John A. Taylor, Cathy Schoenberg, Kirsten McGee, Mary Weeks, Kari Baas, Carla Dimetriou, Lee Mohr, Brian Kerkvliet, Sidney Dodge, Dawn Sodt, Jan Lor, Maren Larson, Alison Johnston, Marjory Boyer-Crane, Janet Wold, Cathy Fields, Jean Westgate, John Sternberg, Christina Miller, Richard Bulman, Jennifer Nerad. . . . . .
  • North Cascade Institute 2000-2001 catalog cover pastel drawing for Natural History Seminars; 2005 instructor for the opening of the Diablo Learning Center '2006 Art Retreat' and with catalog illustrations; 2008 Woodstock Farm printing workshop and brochure illustration; 2009 postcard image for the Smith | Vallee Gallery NCI Artist's Exhibition. www.ncascades.org/
  • Cornish College Alumni Association, a director on the board from 1997 through 1999 www.cornish.edu/alumni/
  • Puget Sound Gillnet Salmon Commission, 'Seafood Treasures Cookbook' design and illustrations
  • Whatcom Watch, Whatcom County environmental volunteer newspaper, co-founder and editor in the early 1990s www.whatcomwatch.org/php/WW_open.php?about
  • Allied Arts of Whatcom County, a director on the Board in 1986 www.alliedarts.com/
  • Whatcom Printmakers, assorted exhibitions
  • Fisher Poets Organization, Astoria OR, 'Salt In Our Veins', a linoleum illustration for the 1998 anthology from the 'First Annual Fisher Poets Gathering'.
  • Art in the Garden, Summer Art Camps for youth, 1995 - 2006 held in Rebecca's Bellingham Cottage Garden
  • Artist's In Community (AIC), teaching through Allied Arts of Whatcom County
  • Whatcom Community College, Adult Continuing Education, 2006-2007, Saturday Workshop Instructor: Printing, 3'D Drawing, and Painting Outdoors
  • Whatcom Museum & Allied Arts, 'Northwest International Art Competition' Event Chairman in 1986 www.whatcommuseum.org/
  • Ski to Sea Festival, Bellingham WA, 'It All Ends in Fairhaven' Chairman Family Art Booth, in mid 1995
  • Linda Allen, Bellingham WA 'October Roses' 1984 album cover color pencil illustration; 'Why Don't You Sing in the Chorus?' 15 pen/ink illustrations.
  • Donna Hightower Langston, Bellingham WA / Denver Co 'Kaida' ink and lithographic illustrations; and 'Survivin' on little scraps of anger and livin' to tell about it', books of poetry; 'Changing Our Power, Kendall-Hunt college text book.
  • Puget Sound Gillnetter's Association, Everett WA, 'Seafood Treasures Cookbook', illustrations and book design.
  • Wade Larsen, Ferndale WA 'A Seamless Connection', 1998 CD cover image/ water color painting 'Water'
  • Flopping Fresh Fish Company, Cordova/Bellingham WA, logo and all ink illustrations
  • Bellingham-Whatcom Humane Society, 'Ken and Animal Friends' t-shirt design, linoleum illustration
  • Washington Women for Commercial Fishing, 'Walk For Salmon' , t-shirt design and award
  • Bellingham / Whatcom County Media / Advertising, assorted images designed for children's concerts, newspaper advertisements, horticultural society, community events, gallery exhibitions, art instruction, etc.
  • Rebecca Meloy Remembrance Calendar, 'My Painted Garden', all linoleum illustrations and design
  • Gardens at Padden Creek, Bellingham, WA, linoleum image
  • Mowat Construction, Woodenville, WA, '2008 Sauk River Bridge', helped to build and install concrete forms
  • The Northwest Messenger by A.S.A.P Graphics, Bellingham WA, 'Sunflowers' cover image July 1996 issue; 'Growth' cover image Aug/Sept 1996 issue, linoleum illustrations.
  • The Finnish American Reporter by Finlandia University, Hancock MI, 'The Little Cottage Near the Field' cover image Sept 2004, oil on linen painting
  • Bellingham Herald, Bellingham, WA , 'Meloy fills life with art, teaching, gardening, carpentry', September 6, 2009