R E S U M E
5/2017 PRATT FINE ARTS CENTER - Seattle. The Oil Painting Workshop. Two day intensive workshop focused on Classical Realist Oil Painting Techniques.
3/2011 - 3/2014 EDD COX FINE ART - Pioneer Square, Seattle. Established a new street level working studio and sales gallery before relocating from 619 Western Avenue prior to Viaduct/Tunnel.Project. Established an exhibition gallery, painting and ceramic studio and educational space.
2/2012 - 2/2013 GOLDSHOE STUDIOS & GALLERY PROJECT - Pioneer Square, Seattle. Project to create an 11 studio art center with professional gallery and learning center for the creative arts. Created all drawings, design and code revisions with final phase assistance. Department of Neighborhoods accepted and building permit issued. Project manager.
2004 - 2013 MERCER ISLAND & BELLEVUE PUBLIC SCHOOLS - After school extension program coordinated by Art's Cool. Art instructor at numerous schools instructing elementary students in ceramic hand-building and glazing techniques. Established a collaboration with students (Young Scholars) in promoting problem solving, higher level of personal achievement, expanding imaginative potential, fostering an environment of creative experimentation for expanded growth in self esteem and group dynamics.
1981 - 9/2011 619 WESTERN AVENUE ARTISTS BUILDING - Pioneer Square, Seattle. Leased 8500 sq. ft. Fifth Floor South. After leaving studio of two years at the Washington Shoe Building. Renovated floor creating six artists work studios and gallery exhibition space. The 619 Western Building was a creative space for 120 artists when it closed after thirty years. The largest Arts Studio Building on the west coast.
6/2002 - 8/2003 BELLEVUE ART MUSEUM Created multi-media video studio at Bellevue Art Museum. Lead artist and instructor acquiring sponsorship and three iMacs to begin first Digital Arts Program in stop frame animation video Claymation. Upgraded studio with four G4 Macs adding classes in Video Feature Filmmaking providing middle school students with a curriculum of scripting and storyboard drawing, set construction and painting, camera operation and cinema-photography, audio recording and editing, video editing, video special effects and music visualization. Also instructed high school students and adults,conducting studio classes in Oil and Acrylic Painting. Bellevue, Washington.
10/1997 - 3/2002 ONADIME SOFTWARE Music Visualization - Began working with Onadime, a digital music software company as an artist developer creating digital music compositions. Creative work in this new digital format is presented and displayed at Museum of Modern Art, MTV, 25th Annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Awards, California Music Awards, MacWorld New York and San Francisco and performances in Seattle. Researched and developed skills in Audio and video recording and editing. Seattle, Washington.
06/1994 - 01/1997 TERRABONGO CERAMIC ARTS - Established retail storefront studio to develop business knowledge and refine ceramic techniques. Work focus is large scale sculptural fountains and tile murals. Developed concept and techniques of Indoor Goldfish Gardening. Seattle, Washington.
1984 - 1994 SEWARD PARK ART STUDIO - A founding member from 1986 to 1996. Executive Board Member 1989 &1995. Faculty from 1991 to 1995. Teaching hand building methods; Native cultural techniques, Ceramic drum making and Surface decoration, Artist-in-Residence. 1993 and 1994. Seattle, Washington.
1985 & 1986 ANAGAMA KOREAN KILN FIRING PARTICIPANT - Inaugural Celebration firing of traditional Japanese wood firing. Coordinated by Nils Lou, Tom Coleman and Frank Boyden. Willamina, Oregon.
1984 HELEN BUSH SCHOOL - Mural Painting Instructor Grades 6-8 Seattle Washington.
1983 BAINBRIDGE ISLAND PARKS DEPARTMENT - Drawing Instructor. Bainbridge Island, Washington.
1980 - 1981 BOOIL ARTS - Worked with Boosik Chin as apprentice picture framer gaining skill in all areas of professional archival art framing and managing exhibition gallery.
03 - 11/1979 MAZAMA STABLES - Worked with developers of equestrian stables redesigning ranch and farm structures for upgraded use. Developed blueprints for reconstruction of structures and carpenter in actual construction. Built stone fireplaces. Produced promotional graphics. Gained riding skills and caring for horses.
06 - 12/1977 ARCTIC FREIGHTER - Deckhand and winch operator on MVS All Alaskan. Kodiak and Akatan, Alaska.
1972 - 1973 STUDIO ASSISTANT - Ceramic studio assistant and tech person at Tacoma Community College. Maintained ceramic kilns, studio firings, materials and studio environment. Instructor in wheel throwing.
1971 - 1972 GALLERY - Established Fresh Air Gallery. A studio and exhibition space that enabled experience in business operation, working with designers and consultants and general public.
1969 - 1971 MILITARY DRAFTEE - Served in Army as Artist-Illustrator. Stationed in Baltimore, Maryland and Saigon, Vietnam. Produced graphics and illustrations. Also worked in darkroom producing personal photographic prints.
1964 - 1966 GORDAN & CROSS ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING - Worked in office of professional engineering office as draftsman after classes at high school, weekends and summer. Gained articulate experience working with professional engineers and architects. Worked on large scale projects producing working drawings and specification sheets.
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017 EDD COX - SELECTED PAINTINGS The Collins Pub. Pioneer Square. Seattle, Washington. 2016 EDD COX - SELECTED PAINTINGS The Kitchen Sous Sol Winery. Pioneer Square. Seattle, Washington. 2015 EDD COX - SELECTED PAINTINGS Trinsic Group Mutual Life Building Pioneer Square. Seattle, Washington. 2014 EDD COX - SELECTED PAINTINGS The Kitchen Sous Sol Winery. Pioneer Square. Seattle, Washington. 2011 EDD COX - EDD COX FINE ART GALLERY Pioneer Square. Seattle, Washington. 2010 YOUNG SCHOLARS CREATE Cafe Paloma. Pioneer Square. Seattle, Washington. 2006 TEMPLE GARDEN NW Craft Center Gallery. Seattle Center. Seattle, Washington. 1996 THE DANCE OF LOVE US Bank. Pioneer Square. Seattle, Washington. 1993 EDD COX - WOODCUTS & CERAMIC VESSELS Artworks Gallery. Seattle, Washington. 1992 CARDBOARD SCULPTURE Casa U Betcha Restaurant. Seattle, Washington. EDWARD COX PAINTER Cafe Gauguin. Seattle, Washington. 1991 EDWARD COX - CARDBOARD SCULPTURE & WORKS ON PAPER Casa Restaurant. Seattle, Washington. MIND & SPIRIT Aurora Borealis Art Space. Seattle, Washington. 1990 EDWARD COX - TWO LARGE PAINTINGS Horizon Gallery. Los Angeles, California. CARDBOARD CONSTRUCTIONS & SCULPTURE Mercer Island High School. Mercer Island, Washington. 1989 EDWARD COX - VIEWS FROM THE STUDIO Ravenwoods Gallery. Seattle, Washington. EDWARD COX - GUEST ARTIST Washington Athletic Club. Seattle, Washington. 1987 EDWARD COX - OIL PAINTINGS & LARGE STONEWARE JARS Ravenwoods Gallery. Seattle, Washington. 1984 EDWARD COX - MIXED MEDIA & OIL/CANVAS The Fremont Fine Arts Gallery. Seattle, Washington.
2015 TREASON GALLERY - PAPER Group Print Exhibition. Pioneer Square. Seattle, Washington. 2010 MYSTIC SONS OF MORRIS GRAVES Rock DeMent Gallery. Seattle, Washington.
1999 30TH ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION - SEWARD PARK ART STUDIO Northwest Crafts Center. Seattle, Washington.
1998 ART THAT WORKS - SECOND BIENNIAL Northwest AIDS Foundation Curated by Bif Brigman. Seattle, Washington.
FABULOUS 50-CERAMIC CUPS BY50 NW ARTISTS Bainbridge Arts & Crafts Gallery Curated by Mary Jane Rehm. Bainbridge, Washington.
SPRING SHOW Seward Park Art Studio. Seattle, Washington.
1997 HOLIDAY SHOW Seward Park Art Studio. Seattle, Washington.
WASHINGTON POTTERS ASSOCIATION Northwest Crafts Center. Seattle, Washington.
ART SPLASH 1996 INVITATIONAL Glover Anderson Gallery. Kirkland, Washington.
SPRING SHOW Seward Park Art Studio. Seattle, Washington.
FIVE ARTS SHOW/ 96 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT: LIQUID, SOLID, LIQUID Glover Anderson Gallery. Kirkland, Washington.
HOLIDAY SHOW Seward Park Art studio. Seattle, Washington.
1993 CHARLES BIGGER & EDD COX - EXTRAORDINARY DISCOVERIES FROM THE PRESENT History of the World Part III Gallery. Stanwood, Washington.
DREAMS - PAST AND FUTURE Topel Gallery. Kirkland, Washington.
ON THE WING - 20 CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS USING BIRD IMAGERY Artworks gallery Curated by Mary Jane Rehm. Seattle, Washington.
1992 CERAMICS Seward Park Art Studio Seattle Washington.
CERAMICS Seattle Select. Seattle, Washington.
SHIPWRECK Peter Kirk Gallery. Kirkland, Washington.
EVERY PICTURE TELLS A STORY Artworks Gallery. Seattle, Washington.
1991 TWO PERSON CERAMIC EXHIBIT Harold Moldstad Gallery. Bainbridge Island, Washington.
TRADITIONAL FORMS - UNTRADITIONAL TECHNIQUES North Seattle Community College Seattle Washington.
CERAMICS Seward Park Art Studio. Seattle, Washington.
BLA BLA BLA ART WITH TEXT Barbara Warwick Gallery. Seattle, Washington.
FORTY NORTHWEST ARTISTS Chandler’s Fine Art Invitational. Seattle, Washington.
1990 NORTHWEST ARTISTS Viewpoint Gallery. Camano Island, Washington.
THE ATHLETE - GOODWILL GAMES EXHIBITION Italia Restaurant. Seattle, Washington.
COLUMBIA CENTER CLUB NORTHWEST SELECTION Columbia Center. Seattle, Washington.
1989 COUNTERFEIT MASTERPIECES OF TWENTIETH CENTURY ART COCA Center on Contemporary Art. Seattle, Washington.
TRANSPORT Bumbershoot Festival Seattle Center. Seattle, Washington.
ITALIA’S FALL GROUP EXHIBITION Curated by Irene Mahler. Seattle, Washington.
1987 WASHINGTON POTTERS’ ASSOCIATION Northwest Craft Center. Seattle, Washington.
1985 MULTIMEDIA EXHIBITION Sander Gallery. Seattle, Washington.
1998 WORLD RHYTHM FESTIVAL Poster graphics and wearable art. Seattle, Washington.
1992 SWEDISH HOSPITAL & NORTHWEST KIDNEY CENTER 4 x 200’ Mural. Seattle, Washington.
1991 PRO SPORTS TENNIS CLUB Four Paintings. Bellevue, Washington.
1990 CHIEF JOSEPH DAM Two 10’ X 18’ Mural Paintings. Bridgeport, Washington.
1988 CHANDLER’S COVE RESTAURANT 7 x72’ Mural. Seattle, Washington.
1987 KINKAID’S RESTAURANT Five Paintings. San Francisco, California.
THE NEW JAKE O’SHAUGHNESSY RESTAURANT 4 x18’ Mural. Bellevue, Washington.
HELEN BUSH SCHOOL 8 x 4’ Steel Sculpture. Seattle, Washington.
NEW SEATTLE MASSAGE Architectural Mosaic and Ceramic Mural. Seattle, Washington.
1981 BOEING COMPUTER SERVICES 9 x 60’ Mural. Bellevue, Washington.
1993 & 1994 TWO YEAR - ARTIST IN RESIDENCE Seward Park Art Studio. Seattle, Washington.
1992 ARTIST IN RESIDENCE - PRINTMAKING Centrum Foundation. Port Townsend, Washington.
1976 FORD FOUNDATION GRANT - Painting.
2011 "INSCAPE:GOOD FOUNDATIONS" The seattle Weekly by Brian Miller. 2/16
"SAVING THE 619 BUILDING" KOMO News by Jenny Kuglin. 2/5
"ALASKAN WAY VIADUCT-619 WESTERN BUILDING TENANT RELOCATION" The Seattle Channel. Video. 1/26
"WSDOT MIGHT NOT DEMOLISH BUILDING" Daily Journal of Commerce by Journal Staff. 1/27
"DOZENS OF ARTISTS TO BE EVICTED FROM PIONEER SQUARE STUDIOS" Real Change News By Abigail Guay 1/12
"KILLING THE COLONY" The Stranger by Jen Graves. 1/11
"STATE MOVES TOWARD DEMOLISHING HISTORIC ARTISTS BUILDING" Crosscut by Hugo Kugiya. 1/11
2010 "SEATTLE ARTISTS MUST VACATE BEFORE TUNNEL DRILLING STARTS" King 5 News by Owen Lei. 12/23
"WESTERN BUILDING TUNNEL" Q13 Fox-KPCQ, Video.
"VIADUCT TUNNEL MAY BOOT ARTISTS FROM PIONEER SQUARE" KCPQ-TV by Dana Rebik.
1997 "MAKING A SPLASH" The Seattle Times By Kimberly B. Marlowe Photography by Greg Gilbert. 11/16
"GRILL OF MY DREAMS" Seattle Homes and Lifestyles Magazine By Carol Tice Photography by Marshall Johnson 8/1
1996 "ARTSPLASH! ‘96 SOARS IN NEW VENUE" The Bellevue Journal American By John Boylan Photography by Anthony Bolante
1995 "GOLDMINE UNDERFOOT FOR POTTER" The Belltown Dispatch Article and Photography by Steve Duda 9/1
1992 "MUSICAL MURAL" Northwest Art Magazine Arterial Magazine Article & Photographs by Koshtra Tolle 4/1
1988 "AFTER SCHOOL, NORTHWEST LIVING" Pacific Magazine Seattle Times By Carol Beers Photography by Jimmy Dorantes 9/11
1986 "FUNNY INSIGHTS: ITALIA’S SUMMER EXHIBITION" Northwest Illustrated Artpaper. By Amber Michelle 7/8
1984 "EDWARD COX - ARTIST RETURNS FROM THE SOUTH SEAS" Tacoma News Tribune. By Bob Lane,
Photography by Warren Anderson 3/13
1984 "BEHIND THIS DULL FACADE TOIL SOME EXCITING ARTISTS" Seattle Post Intelligencer. By John Mars
"FREMONT SHOW REFLECTS ARTISTS LIFE JOURNEY" The Forum 7/1
1981 "EXCITING AND DIVERSE SHOW AT MUSEUM" The Tacoma News Tribune.By Cheryl Tucker 8/1
1984"EDWARD COX, MIXED MEDIA AND OIL PAINTINGS" Signature Northwest Art Magazine 7/15
1980 "COMING UP TO TEN YEARS AT PELICAN BAY CO-OP" The Seattle Sun By Mary Murfin 10/29