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JAY HAAVIK

INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITS

Pacific Lutheran University Scandinavian Cultural Center, �One Artist, Two
Worlds: Jay Haavik Explores Viking and Northwest Coast Native Art�, Tacoma, Wash., 2004
Ancient Grounds, �New Works By Jay Haavik�, Seattle, 2002
Nordic Heritage Museum, �Cultures Connect! Seeking the Similar
in Viking and Northwest Native Style Art�, Seattle, 2002
Straylight Gallery, Missoula, Montana, 1997
Lynnwood Arts Commission Gallery, Lynnwood, Wash., 1997

GROUP  SHOWS
   Stonington Gallery, � Winter Solstice�, 2005
   Nordic Heritage Museum, �Nordic Artists Northwest�, 2005
   Norse Hall, Portland, Oregon, 2003
   Muskegon Museum of Art, �Faces of the World�, Muskegon,       Michigan, 1996
   Union Art Coop Show, Seattle, 1995, 1997
   Three Person Show at Washington State Capital Building,
    Olympia, 1991
Quintana Galleries, three person show on architectural uses of Northwest Coast Indian Art, Portland, Oregon 1991
Bailey Nelson Gallery, �Spring Mask Show�, Seattle, Wash., 1989
Quintana Galleries, �Annual Northwest Coast Indian Art  Show�, Portland, Oregon, 1984-1991
   Stonington Gallery, group shows, Seattle, Wash.,
    1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 2006, 2007, 2008
   Twenty-Six Horses, group show, New York, 1983
Jerome Evan Gallery, group show, Sacramento, Calif.,
1983-4
SAFECO Corporation of America, curated and exhibited a group show of
 Northwest Coast Indian art, 1983, Seattle, Wash.
�Convergence - 1982�, Handweaver�s Guild of America Convention, 1982,
Seattle, Wash.
Louise Matzke Gallery, group show, Seattle, Wash., 1982

   
COMMISSIONS
Selected by the Leif Erikson International Foundation to design a new base and surrounding area for the relocation of  Seattle�s Shilshoe Bay Marina Leif Erikson statue, dedicated October 7, 2007.

Designed and installed a rune stone with Viking era designs for Berger Place Plaza, Ballard, Seattle, Wash., 2008
 
Invited by The Society for the Preservation of Norwegian Ancient Monuments to carve a replica of the Urnes Stave Church Portal at the Visitor�s Center for the Borgund Stave Church, 2006.

  Selected in 2004 by Seattle/Christchurch, New Zealand, Sister City     Organization to create a 13 ' totem pole for the City of Christchurch. 

Created a 88�x17� exterior installation, entitled �Three Entertainers and Friends�, for the White River Amphitheater on the Muckleshoot Reservation, Auburn, Wash. Completed in 2003.

2000, commissioned by Recreation Equipment, Inc., to create a carved panel for retail store in Tokyo, Japan.

  Lynnwood Art Commission, Lynnwood, Wash., 1997

  United Airlines, Seattle, 1996

1996 recipient of a commission for two carved panels for the new
  Recreational Equipment, Inc. flagship store in Seattle, Wash.

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Constructed an interior and exterior art installation for the Puyallup
  Indian Reservation in Tacoma, Wash., 1993

  Recipient of a commission from the Washington State Arts      Commission,  under the Folk Arts/Apprenticeship Program.
  Dennis Katzeek, Chilkat-Tlingit, learned construction of a bentwood     drum, 1993.
  
  
  Washington State Arts Commission, 1991
Scandinavian Airlines, 1991
  Edmonds Community College, Kobe, Japan, 1989
  Ecochem, Minneapolis, Minn., 1984
  Numerous  private commissions have been taken throughout
  the country and internationally.

AWARDS Recipient of 2002 and 2006 Norwegian Marshall Fund Award of $4000 for     three month research/study in Norway at the Viking Ship      Museum, Oslo, Norway

  Recipient of 1995 Artist Trust Fellowship award of $5000


GALLERIES  Bailey Nelson Gallery, Seattle, Washington
  Quintana Galleries, Portland, Oregon
  Stonington Gallery, Seattle, Wash.
  Objects of Bright Pride, Juneau, Ak., New York, and Seattle
  American Shadows, Lincoln City, Oregon
  Gallery of the North, Juneau, Ak.
  Frank and Dunya, Seattle, Wash.
  Jerome Evans Gallery, Sacramento, Calif.
  The Legacy, Seattle, Wash.
  North-by-Northwest, Port Townsend, Wash.
  Northwest Discovery, Bellevue, Wash.
  Raven West Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
  Real Mother Goose, Portland, Oregon
  Scanlon Gallery, Sitka, Ak.
  Twenty-Six horses, New York


LECTURES 2007, �From Viking Ships to Stave Churches: Fabulous Wood Carvings from the Viking Era�, Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, and Nordic Study Circle, Gig Harbor, Wash. 2008.

2004, "Observations on the Artistic Process", Central Seattle  Community College

2004, "Inside Oslo's Viking Ship Museum", PLU Scandinavian Cultural Center

2003, "Viking Art", Full Circle Symposium, Nordic Heritage Museum

   2003, "Viking Art", Nordic Heritage Museum Lecture Series.

2002, Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, �Cultures Connect! Seeking the Similar in Viking Era and Northwest Coast Native Style Art
   
2001, Nordic Study Circle, �When Ancient Traditions Meet: The Woodworking Art of Jay Haavik�

   2000, Seattle Art Museum, �PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ART      COMMISSIONS: Similarities and Differences�

   1999, University of Washington, �MERGING OF TWO      ARTFORMS: Early Scandinavian and Northwest Coast      Native Style Art�


 

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