b. Phoenix, AZ 1957

Education

1986 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, Master of Fine Art, Painting and Drawing
1985 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, Master of Art, Painting and Drawing
1980 San Francisco Art Institute, SF., CA, Bachelor of Fine Art, Sculpture

Solo Exhibitions

2010 Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA
2008 Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA
Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

2006 Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2003 Jim Phalen, Undercurrents of the Commonplace, Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA  
2002 Held Still, Ellen Garvens & Jim Phalen, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2000 Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA 
John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA 

1999 Jim Phalen, Paintings, Humbolt State University, Arcata, CA
1997 Paintings 1990-97, University of Puget Sound, Kittridge Gallery, Tacoma, WA
1993 New York/New Mexico, Graham Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
1992 College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY
New York Five, Bachelier-Cardonsky, Gallery, Kent, CT
Kent State University, Canton, OH

1991 XOXO Gallery, New York, NY
1990 Westchester College, White Plains, NY
1986 University Art Museum, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
1985 Kron/Reck Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
Teaching Gallery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

1982 Pier Space, San Francisco, CA
1980 Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2009 LA Art Fair, Los Angeles, CA 
Chicago Art Fair, Chicago, IL

2008 25th Anniversary Exhibition, Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA
2005 Group Show, Gallery Artists, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2004 Northwest Realism Invitational, Anacortes Arts Festival, Anacortes, WA
Artists Select Artists, Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN

2003 Grand Opening, A&C Fine Art, East Greenwich, RI
Grand Opening, Gallery Artist Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2002 Perception of Experience; A Decade of Contemporary American Figure Drawing, Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA 
2001 Figure Eight, Diane Nelson Fine Art, Long Beach, CA
Realism Invitational, Van De Griff/Marr Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
Group Show, Caroline Blake Gallery, Charleston, SC 

2000 John Natsoulas Gallery, Grand Opening, Davis, CA 
1999 John Natsoulas Gallery, All Creatures, Davis, CA 
1998 Cornish College of the Arts,New Faculty, Seattle, WA
1999 Bellvue Art Museum, Leonardo Lives, Bellevue, WA
1996 Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Certain Uncertainties; Chaos and the Human Experience, Brunswick, ME. Other artists included Jasper Johns, Joseph Cornell, Eva Hessa and Wayne Thiebaud

1994 Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY. 45th New York Exhibition
1993 Caplan Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Small Works, A National Competition Juried by Arnold Glimpser, Owner, Pace Gallery, New York University, New York, NY
Kent State University, Canton, OH

1992 Salon Show, Herron Test Site, Brooklyn, NY
New York University, Small Works, A National Competition Juried by Brooke Alaxander, Brooke Alaxander Gallery, New York, NY
Evento, ApE Gallery, New York, NY
Groupings, Westchester Gallery, White Plains, NY

1991 New York University, Small Works, A National Competition, NY, NY 
1988 Paintings, BOCA Downtown, Brooklyn, NY 
1986 Statements, Prominent New Mexico Artists, Albuquerque, NM
1985 The Figure, Kron/Reck Gallery, Albuquerque, NM 
1980 Painterly, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

Honors + Awards

2006 Ballinglen Fellow, Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Artists Residency, Ballycastle, County Mayo, Ireland
2000 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, NY, NY 
Artist Trust/Washington State Arts Commission Fellowship, WA 

1997 Artist Trust Grant, Seattle, WA
1986 Jonson Award, Albuquerque, NM, MFA Exhibit, University of New Mexico
1980 First Prize, Student Exhibition, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

Bibliography

2003 New American Painting, Open Studios Press, Boston, MA
2001  Carasso, Roberta, Orange County Register, Thursday, Oct.11
1998 New American Painting, Open Studios Press, Wellesley, MA
1996 Bowdoin College Art Museum, Certain Uncertainties; Chaos and the Human Experience, exhibition catalog, Painting, Photo & Print, Brunswick, ME

1994 Albright-Knox Art Gallery, exhibition catalog, 45th Annual New York 
Exhibit, Buffalo, NY 

1992 Raynor, Vivian, The New York Times, Sunday, Aug. 2

Teaching

2003-2005 University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA, Visiting Asst. Professor, Painting and Drawing
2001 University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA, Adjunct Professor, Drawing, Painting and 2D Design
Rome Program. Rome, Italy. Univ. of Washington, Seattle, Visiting Professor, Drawing
Bellevue Art Museum, Figure Drawing, Drawing

1998-99 University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA, Visiting Assistant Professor, Drawing, Painting and 2-D Design
1997-98 Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA, Visiting Assistant Professor, Painting, Drawing and Figure Drawing
1997 University of Washington, Seattle, WA, Visiting Lecturer, Drawing
1996-97 University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA, Visiting Assistant Professor, Drawing, Painting, Printmaking and 2-D Design
1996 University of Washington, Seattle, WA, Visiting Lecturer, 2-D Design & Drawing

1995 Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art, Painting, Sculpture, Printmaking and Advanced Studio of  Interdisciplinary 2D and 3D

1994 New York State University College at Buffalo, Visiting Assistant Professor, Figure Drawing and Advanced Painting
1991-92 College of New Rochelle, NY. Drawing and Painting

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