Lauren Mantecon



1996   Master of Fine Arts, Painting, Portland State University, OR

1992   Bachelor of Arts, California State University, Fullerton, CA

One Person Exhibitions


2019 Swallowing Beauty, Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID

2018 Obfuscation/Revelation Muse Gallery, Hilton Head, SC

2017 New Work Gebert Gallery, Decmeber, Scottsdale, AZ

2016 Shape Shifting, Mark Woolley Gallery, Portland, OR

2015 Intersections of Vast Things, Friesen Gallery, Ketchum, ID

2015 Visceral/Gravity, Wheelhouse Art Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2014 Mutations, Imogen Gallery, Astoria, OR

2013 Portals, Seven Degrees, Laguna Beach, CA

2012 Passages, Imogen Gallery, Astoria, OR

2011 Traverse, District Gallery, Park City, UT

2008 Points of Desire, Ventura College, Ventura, CA

2004 Touring the Void, Mark Woolley, Gallery Portland, OR,

2003 Clouds Move Horizontal, Autzen Gallery, Portland, OR

2002 A Cardinal Sign, Mark Woolley Gallery, Portland, OR

2001 Repercussions, Buckley Art Center, University of Portland, OR

    Intrinsic, Pacific Art Center (Art Reach), Seattle, WA

2000 Veil, Mark Woolley Gallery, OR




2018 Abstration Show, Nuart Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2017 Trajectories, Friesen Gallery, Ketchum, ID

2017 Currents, Muse Gallery, Columbus, OH

2016 Group Show, Chase Young Gallery, Boston Mass

2016 Provincetown Art Museum, Provincetown, MA

2015 Wheelhouse Art Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

          Mark Woolley Gallery, Portland, OR

2013 Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, Invitational, OR

          The Ah Ha School for The Arts, Faculty Show, Telluride, CO

2010   Sitka Center Art Invitational, Portland, OR

2009   Dreams and Revelations, Marin Moca, Navato, CA

           Gallery 111 ICB Building, Sausalito, CA

           Introductions, District Gallery, Park City, UT

           District Gallery, Park City, UT

2008   The Alumni Show, Autzen Gallery, Portland State University

            Gallery 111, 1x1x1 Show, Sausalito, CA

2005    Small Works, Mark Woolley Gallery, Portland, OR

            Group Show, Time Space Gallery, Hanapepe, Kauai, HI

            I.Wolk Gallery, Napa Valley, CA

2003   Seattle Art Museum, SAM Gallery, Seattle, WA

2000   Bellevue Biennial, Bellevue, WA

           Multi-Mini Show, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND

            333 Open Studios, Portland, OR

1997   Ephemeral Trappings, Metropolis Gallery, Seattle, WA

1997 Northview Gallery, Portland Community College, OR

           Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR

1991 Her Story, P.D.G Gallery, New York, NY

            Sexhibition, Kampo Cultural Center New York, NY


2016 The Lillian Orlowsky and William Freed Foundation Grant

2013 Residency, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM

          Residency, Seven Degrees, Laguna Beach, CA

2012 Residency, Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of Taos, NM

2010 Studio Visit Magazine Volume #10

2004 Residency, Djerassi Fellowship, Woodside, CA

           Tri-Met Light Rail Competition, Interstate Station, Portland, OR

2002 Residency, Jentel, Banner, WY.  Painting Residency, Caldera, Sisters, OR

2002 Outside In, Homeless Youth Facility Mural, Portland, OR




Amazon.Com, Seattle, WA

Museo De La Isla De Cozumel, Cozumel, Mexico

Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND

Bullivant Houser Bailey PC, Portland, OR

Portland Community College, Cascade Campus

Outside In, Portland, OR

The Greenbrier Companies, Washington D.C.

Monqui Productions, Portland, OR

Layton Home Fashions, Bits and Pieces Portland, OR

W Hotels, Stamford, CT

Kettle Chips Corporation, Salem, OR

Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM

Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, Otis, OR



 Huffington Post: Thrive Global, Kimberly Richardson, 2017, How to Transform Through Art While Traveling

Visual Art Source, Editorial Features "Shape Shifting", Richard Speer, 2016

         The Taos News, Las órbitas navideñas de Lauren Mantecón, Teresa Dovalpage January, 2016

         The Magazine, Studio Visit, November 2015

         Stu News, “ Portals ”Laguan News and Community Forum, Feb, 2012                 

         Willamette Week, ArtsWeek, "Something From Nothing”, Richard Speer September 2004

         Preview Gallery Guide Magazine, "Touring The Void", Alan Cantor, September, 2004,

         Preview Gallery Guide Magazine, "Touring The Void", Alan Cantor, September, 2004

         The Oregonian, ArtsWeek, "Images and Self-image: A Group Portrait", Angie Chuang, January 28, 2001

         The Oregonian, Arts and Entertainment: "Feminine Obsessive", D.K. Row,August 18, 2000

         Our Town "Art Star", Eva Lake, May 31, 1999

         The Oregonian, "All in the Name of process", D.K. Row, October 23,1998

         Anodyne, "The October Show", E.A Barnes, October 1998

         The Oregonian, "Woolley's World", D.K. Row, September 30, 1998, Living Section

        Willamette Week "The Young and the Restless", D.K. Row, February, 18, 1998

         The Oregonian, Arts and Entertainment, "1997 Expands The Spectrum of the Local Art Scene", Randy Gragg, Jan. 2, 1998

         The Oregonian, Arts and Entertainment: "Life On Easel Street", Randy Gragg, Oct. 31, 1997

         Daily Vanguard, Calendar "Pandora's Box", Dan Shea, May 18,199

         The Oregonian, Arts and Entertainment: "Art Newly Awakened to a City",Randy Gragg, Dec. 8,1995

         Willamette Week, Pick Of The Week - Arts and Entertainment, "Women On The Verge", Geoffrey Abraham, August. 3-9, 1994


Current- Contributing faculty Santa Fe Community College, Drawing and Contemporary Art Practices

2015- Santa Fe University of Art and Design- Adjunct Drawing

Santa Fe Community College, Continuing Education, Drawing,

Painting, Mixed Media

2006-2000 University of Portland, OR, Portland Community College, Portland State University.

Adjunct professor of, 2D Design, Color Theory, 3D Design, Painting

Life Drawing, Mixed Media




    Sitka Center For Art And Ecology, Otis, OR

   Taos Community School, Taos, NM,

   Red Sky Studios, Santa Fe, NM

   Harwood Museum, Taos, NM

   Hollyhock Learning and Retreat Center, B.C

   Ghost Ranch, NM

   Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Ketchum, ID

   Muir Beach Community Center, CA

   Mendocino Art Center, CA

   The Aha School for the Arts, Telluride, CO

   Oregon College of Art and Craft, Or

   Ashland Center for the Arts, OR

   Art Association of Jackson Hole, Jackson Hole, WY

   Hui Hoolana Retreat Center, Molokai, HI

   Industrial Center Building, Sausalito, CA

   Kimball Art Center, Park City, UT



Art Chair- Industrial Center Building- Gallery 111- Sausalito, CA


Set Painting- Portland Opera