ROBYN CHANCE

 

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Biography

 

 

 
ROBYN CH A N CE 
1725 Medallion Loop Northwest, Olympia, Washington 98502 | 360-292-3129 | robynchance@chanceart.com 
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SOLO  EXHIBITIONS
 
Guest Artist, Gallery Boom, Tumwater, Washington                                                    
                                             2015
 
Frances Anderson Gallery, Edmonds,  Washington                                                      
                                              2014
 
GROUP EXHIBITIONS/ GALLERIES
 
"An Illustrated History", Washington State Historical Society, Tacoma,
Washington Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Exhibit                              
                                           2014-2015
 
Splash Gallery, Olympia, Washington                                                                 
                                            2012-2014
 
"Illustrations as Art", Washington Convention Center, Seattle, Washington Society of Children’s 
Book Writers and Illustrators                
                                            2013-2014
 
"The Art of Food", Bucks 5   Avenue Gallery, Olympia Washington                                     
                                            2012
 
Childhood’s End Gallery, Olympia, Washington                                                        
                                             2011
 
"26 Feet of Art", Washington Performing Arts Center, Olympia, Washington                            
                                             2011
 
"25 Feet of Art", Washington Performing Arts Center, Olympia, Washington                            
                                             2010 PUBLIC ARTSPROJECTS
 
Arts Walk Participant, Olympia, Washington Sponsored by City of Olympia
                                             2006-2015
 
Traffic Box CoversProject, City of Olympia
                                             2015
 
LECTURES/ PUBLIC SPEAKINGENGAGEMENTS
 
The Great Critique/Guest Editor, Author/ Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, 2014
 
Best Book Cover Contest/Guest Speaker/ City of Edmonds, Edmonds Public Schools and Public Libraries, 2014
 
Write on the Sound Conference/Illustrator, Presenter/City of Edmonds, Washington, 2014
 
Interview, “Just Kidding Around”, TCTV, Olympia, Washington, 2014
 
Got Stories? Conference/Author, Presenter/ Rhemalda Publishing, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2012
 
Inside Story/Author, Presenter/ Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, Seattle, 2012
 
Washington Author’s Corner/Guest Author/ Thurston County Fair, Lacey, Washington, 2012-2015
 
Washington Middle School/Guest Artist and Author Classroom Speaker/ Olympia, Washington, 2011
 
COMMISSIONS
 
“Portrait of Tatoosh”, Open Acrylic, Rebecca Noble, Olympia, Washington, 2016                             
                         
“Portrait of Max”, open Acrylic, Michael Solt, Hocking Hills, Ohio, 2015                                  
                                 
"The Little Brown Church" Watercolor, Cooper Point Public House, Olympia, Washington, 2015
 
"Jobu in Jeep", Open Acrylic, Melissa Rasmussen, Olympia, Washington,  2015
 
Cooper Point Public House Business Sign, One Shot Lettering Enamel, Cooper Point Public House, 2015
 
"Portrait of Lucca”, Open Acrylic, Amy Posner, Olympia, Washington, 2015                                  
                               
"Portrait of Taglu” Open Acrylic, Cooper Point Public House, Olympia Washington,2014                    
                      
“Cathy Kathy”, Watercolor, Cooper Point Public House, Olympia, Washington, 2014                           
                     
Illustrations for “A Whale’s Tale” and Short Stories based on Celtic Myth, Pen and Ink, Author Megan Chance, 2014              
              
Illustrations for short story “Too Proud”, Watercolor, The Reader’s Project, 2010                         
                                
Interior Mural, Acrylics, Anita Solt, Olympia, Washington, 2009                                           
                                               
 
PUBLICATIONS  AND PAPERS
 
Ewela’s Baaad Day! Author/Illustrator   Published  2014
 
C is for China, Author/Illustrator, Rhemalda Publishing,  2012                                       
                                     
MEMBERSHIPS
 
Society of Children’s Picture Book Writers and Illustrators
 
 
EDUCATION
 
Bastyr University, Masters course work in Leadership and Systems Counseling, 2002
 
University of Puget Sound, Masters in Teaching, 1995
 
University of Washington, B.A. in Liberal Studies, Graduated with Honors, 1994
 
AWARDS
 
Best of Show, Daniel Smith Artist Competition in Watercolor, 2012
 
Certificate of Honors, University of Washington, 1994
 
TEACHING    EXPERIENCE
 
Instructor/Art for Kids School
Provided art instruction in a variety of mediums to school age learners, 2011
 
Art Instructor/ PrivateCourses
Developed syllabus, and overall course structure, provided instruction in open acrylic, watercolor, 
and drawing techniques, 2011-2014
 
Instructional Coach, High School and Middle SchoolTeacher
Helped implement new curriculum, proved in-service trainings, wrote and received grants, provided 
school- Wide professional development trainings, provided classroom support, 1995-2011
 
 
Fund-raiser, Non-Profit Arts Organizations, New York, San Francisco, Saint Louis, Seattle, 1987-1991