Education

M.F.A. Painting, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, 2005

B. S. Environmental Science, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, 1999

B. A. Russian, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, 1999

Honorary Degree, Ecology, Far Eastern State University, Vladivostok, Russia 1999

Exhibitions

2014            

SCHEDULED:  Mid-Atlantic New Painting, University of Mary Washington Galleries, Fredericksburg, VA

   

 

2013

     

Small Works   Show, Charles Taylor   Gallery, Hampton, VA

 

Chalk on the Wall, Firehouse Gallery, Rogue Community College,   Grants Pass, OR

 

Women’s Caucus for Art,   “Stories We Tell” Catalog, New York,   New York

 

Helen Lowery and Juli Semanski, Thomas   Nelson Community   College, Hampton,   VA

 

Emerging 2013, RAWLS Museum   Arts, Courtland, VA

 

Faculty   Exhibit, Thomas Nelson Community College,   Hampton, VA

 

       

2012

       

Artists Who   Teach, Charles   Taylor Art   Center, Hampton, VA

 

Virginia Artists, The Charles Taylor Art   Center, Hampton, VA

 

Small Works   Show, The Charles Taylor Art   Center, Hampton, VA

 

Tiny Space Art   Show,  Hauser’s Jewelers, Hampton, VA

 

       

2011

     

Artists Who Teach, Charles   Taylor Art   Gallery, Hampton, VA

 

Virginia Artists, The Charles Taylor   Art Gallery,   Hampton, VA

 

Featured Artist,   Paint on Pottery, Williamsburg,   VA

 

Plein Air   Painting, Colonial Williamsburg,   VA

 

       

2010

     

Solo   Exhibition:  Recent Works by Helen Lowery, Paint   Creek Center   for the    Arts, Rochester, MI

 

     

2008

     

Square Foot Show, 3rd Floor Gallery, St. Louis, MO

 

Faculty Exhibition, Wayne State   University, Detroit, MI

 

Michigan Fine Arts Competition, Birmingham Bloomfield Art   Center, Birmingham, MI

 

       

2007

     

Faculty Exhibition, Birmingham/Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI

 

     

2006

     

Nature Re-perceived, The   Gallery Project, Ann Arbor,   MI

 

Phenomena, The Johanson Charles   Gallery, Detroit, MI

 

       

2005

     

Solo   Exhibition:  Assimilation/Adaptation:  Recent Works by Helen Bevan, Madonna University,   Livonia, MI

 

New Art From Old Main, 555   Gallery, Detroit, MI

 

Faculty Exhibition,   Birmingham/Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham,   MI

 

Actual Size, Contemporary   Art Institute of Detroit, Detroit, MI  

 

Faculty Exhbition, Wayne   State University Community Arts Gallery, Detroit, MI

 

Views on the Landscape, Paint Creek   Center of the Arts, Rochester, MI

 

Eastside/Westside, The   Gallery Project, Ann Arbor,   MI

 

The Print, Ann Arbor   Arts Center,   Ann Arbor, MI.    Juror: Sean Ulmer, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, University of Michigan

 

2005 DAM Invitational,   Detroit Artist’s Market, Detroit,   MI

 

MFA Thesis Exhibition, Community Arts Gallery,  Wayne State   University, Detroit, MI

 

       

2004

     

Evolution, Windsor Printmaker’s Forum, Windsor, Canada,   Curator:  Ed Phillips, James Patton,   Patrick Mahon

 

Art in the City,    The Detroit Club, Detroit   Artist Market and Detroit   Synergy, MI

 

Go Figure, The Tangent Gallery, Detroit, MI

 

Michigan Annual XXXII,    The Art Center,   Mt. Clements, MI

 

       

2002

     

M.F.A. Works in Progress,    Wayne State   University, Detroit, MI

 

Village of Fine Arts   Summer Exhibition, Milford,   MI

 

 

Awards, Grants, and Certificates

   

2012

     

Grant awarded through Thomas Nelson Community College   Educational Foundation Faculty/Staff Mini-Grant Program to attend Foundations   Theory: Art and Education Conference.

       

2011

     

Virginia Tidewater   Consortium for Higher Education Certificate

     

2004

       

Graduate Professional   Scholarship, Wayne State University,   Detroit, Michigan

   

Professional Service

   

2005

     

Committee Member/ Graduate   Representative, Painting Search Committee, Wayne   State University,   Detroit, Michigan

 

Bibliography

   

2005

     

Vince Carducci, “Art of   Science and Silence”, Metro Times, December   21-27, 2005 

 

Eve Doster, Night and Day”, Metro Times, November 23, 2005

 

Joy Colby,  “Features:   4 artists show love of landscapes”, Detroit   News,  July 26, 2005

 

“PCCA opens new summer   exhibitions”, Suburban Lifestyles June 28, 2005

 

Nicole Stafford, “New Views”,  Observer and Eccentric,   July, 7, 2005

       

2004

     

Nick Sousanis, “Go Figure”,    The   Detroiter online magazine

 

Exhibitions Judged/ Juried

   

2013

     

Gosport Arts Festival, Portsmouth, VA

             

Curatorial Projects

   

2008

     

Exhibition Coordinator, From Our Perspective, a National Juried Competition,   Oakland Community College, Womencenter, Farmington Hills, MI