Joe Shlichta

Work | Resume | Contact


2019    BFA, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA
1992    Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA
1987    Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

Solo Exhibitions

2019   New Work, Zeitgeist, Seattle, WA.
2018   New Work, Goethe Institute, Seattle, WA.
2016   Tools of the Trade, "Tools of the Trade", Artifact Gallery | Seattle, WA.
2015   Tributaries and Estuaries, Artifact Gallery | Seattle, WA.
2011   New Work, Artizen Fine Arts | Dallas, TX.
2010   Only Passing Through, Fetherston Gallery | Seattle, WA.
2009   Incandescent Elementals, Fetherston Gallery | Seattle, WA.
2008   New Paintings, Fetherston Gallery | Seattle, WA.
2007   Rumor and Shadow, Fetherston Gallery | Seattle, WA.
2006   New Work, Zeitgeist | Seattle, WA.
2000   Donuts with David, Ehrlich Gallery | Los Angeles, CA.
1998   Overpass, Zeitgeist | Seattle, WA.
1992   Freeway Son, Kastler Gallery | Los Angeles, CA.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019    Cornish College of the Arts, BFA Exhibition, Seattle, WA
2018    Underbelly, DAB Art, Ventura, CA
2016    H2O, Columbia City Gallery, Seattle, WA (Curated by Betsy Fetherston)
2015    Out of Sight | Seattle, WA. (Curated by Kirsten Anderson, Greg Lundgren, Sierra Stinson and Sharon Arnold)
2012    ArtPrize | Grand Rapids, MI.
2009    A New Beginning | Fetherston Gallery, Seattle, WA. (Curated by Sheila Strobel)
2008    Layer upon Layer | Artizen Fine Arts, Dallas, TX.
2008    The Really Big Group Show | Fetherston Gallery, Seattle, WA. (Curated by Sheila Strobel)
2006    The Beat Salon | COCA, Seattle, WA. (Curated by Alyssa Rhodes)
2000    Horsehead Sculpture Show | Duvall, WA.
1999    Northwest Underground Landscapes | Roq La Rue Gallery, Seattle, WA.
1996    COCA Northwest Annual | COCA, Seattle, WA.
1993    Cornish Faculty Selects show | Cornish Art Institute, Seattle, WA.
1989    Otis Parsons Faculty Selects show | Otis Parsons, Los Angeles, CA.

Awards and Grants

2012    Art Prize| Grand Rapids, MI. Juried Prize Finalist
1999    Awarded Live/Work Space | Harbor Lofts Seattle, WA.
1998    Northwest Film Forum | Post-production grant for The Joke


1999    The Joke | Short Film
Writer, producer, and director of an independent short film. Screened at the 1999 Northwest film Festival & Bumbershoot One Reel Film Festival.


Swedish Hospital, Seattle, WA
Klaiber Personal Service GmbH; Bremen, Germany
Various private collections.

Published Work | Book Illustration

2015    The Giant, Carve Magazine, Fall Issue, Writer and Illustrator.
2015    It All Dies Anyway: LA, Jabberjaw, and the End of an Era, B.R. Turcotte, M. Carr, Rizzoli Publishers, Illustrator.
1997    Strongheart Jack and the Beanstalk | Pleasant Despain. August House.
1996    Eleven Nature tales to Tell | Pleasant Despain. August House.
1994    Eleven Turtle Tales, Pleasant Despain. August House.
1993    Thirty Three Multicultural Tales, by Pleasant Despain. August House.


2016    Seattle Times, June, Landscapes redefined, Review by Michael Upchurch
2015    City Arts Magazine, Featured Artist (February)
2014    The Stranger, Joe Shlichta: A Portrait of the Artist as a Bartender
2008    Open Studios Press | Studio Visit, Volume 3
2008    Seattle Post Intelligencer | Review by Regina Hackett (February)
2007    The Stranger – SLOG, Review by Jen Graves (February)