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Joe Rudko

Joe Rudko Biography

born 1990, lives and works in Seattle

Joe Rudko Education

2013 BFA, Photograph + Drawing, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

Joe Rudko Selected Solo Exhibitions


Tiny Mirrors, Von Lintel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Same as it ever was, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA


Advanced Techniques of Photography, Davidson Contemporary, New York, NY
Intermediate Techniques of Photography, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR


Basic Techniques of Photography, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA


Album, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR


Broken Image, Roq La Rue, Seattle, WA
Picturesque, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR

Joe Rudko Selected Group Exhibitions


it’s SUMMER!, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
Riffs, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA
Elemental Construction, Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Denver, CO


Talk To Me, Von Lintel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Along the Edge, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR


Future Isms, Glassbox Gallery, Seattle, WA
Out of Sight, 11 South Jackson, Seattle, WA
Living Together, Calypte, Seattle, WA
Dislocation, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
AND NOT OR, Hedreen Gallery, Seattle, WA


Photography and Contemporary Experience, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Material Culture, North Seattle College, Seattle, WA
Out of Sight, King Street Station, Seattle, WA
PDX Contemporary Art @ Seattle Art Fair, Seattle, WA
Essential Skimming, Common Area Maintenance, Seattle, WA
A Stand of Pine in a Tilled Field, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
The Photograph, G. Gibson Gallery, Seattle, WA


Color, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
Double Vision, Arts West, Seattle, WA
Punctum, Photo Center Northwest, Seattle, WA
BOGO, Davidson Contemporary, New York, NY           
PDX Contemporary Art @ Seattle Art Fair, Seattle, WA
Let's Get Lost, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
Out Of Sight, King Street Station, Seattle, WA
Bellingham National, Whatcom Museum of Art, Bellingham, WA
Made Personal, The Alice Gallery, Seattle, WA


Neon Grey, Addison Gallery, Seattle, WA
Significant Object, Toast Gallery, Seattle, WA
I Never Complained About the Past, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
Strange Coupling, Fred Wildlife Refuge, Seattle, WA
It's a Mistake, GLITCH, Memphis, TN


Convertibles, Vignettes, Seattle, WA 
Manual Labor, LxWxH @ Affordable Art Fair, Seattle, WA 
Hot Bed, TGIF Gallery, New York, NY
Grey Matter, Cairo, Seattle, WA
Strange Bedfellows, Make Shift/Lucia Douglas Gallery, Bellingham, WA
LA Art Book Fair, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
Ghosts, Anchor Art Space, Anacortes, WA


I know you're there, but who am I?, Work: Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI
ALL VISUAL LA, The Forge, Los Angeles, CA

Collections & Special Projects

Album art for Death Cab for Cutie, ‘Kintsugi’
Deutsche Oper Berlin, Programme of Janaceks Die Sache Makropulos
Portland Art Museum Permanent Collection
Fidelity Investments
City of Seattle – Portable works


Reviews: Joe Rudko @ Greg Kucera Gallery, Art in America. April 2019.
Same as it ever was: Joe Rudko’s New Show in Three Parts, The Stranger. Feb 2019.
In Seattle, Creating Community by Collecting Art and Artists, The New York Times. Jan 2019.
Postcards from a trip through Pioneer Square, The Seattle Times. Jan 2019.
Reviews: Jon Raymond on Joe Rudko, Artforum. Vol 56, No. 10. Summer 2018. 
Recommendations: Joe Rudko, Visual Art Source. Apr 2018.  
New American Paintings Issue 133. Jan 2018.
Photography Highlights From Seattle's 2 Legit-Most Art Fairs, Humble Arts Foundation. August 2017.
Pixels of Nostalgia, Seattle Art Fair Blog. July 2017. 
Critic's Pick, Art Ltd. May 2017.
3 don't-miss art exhibitions in Seattle, The Seattle TImes. April 2017.
Seattle la nouvelle escale arty américaine, Madame Figaro. March 2017.
Joe Rudko's Photo Collages Imagine a Collective Vision, Humble Arts Foundation. June 2016. 
Joe Rudko: The Photographers Eye, Oregon Artswatch, June 2016. 
Sketchbook Porn: Joe Rudko, City Arts Magazine. April 2016. 
Joe Rudko: The Iconoclast, 2016 Future List, City Arts Magazine. Jan 2016.
Folding time in lines and layers, Vignettes: In the Studio. Nov 2015. 
Fukt Magazine for Contemporary Drawing, Issue 14. Sept 2015.
Joe Rudko's Vulnerable Object Drawings, Humble Art Foundation. July 2015.
Interview w/ Joe Rudko. Wavepool. July 2015
From Here On: Aint-Bad Magazine. Vol. 3 Iss. 1. May 2015.
Joe Rudko: Picturesque, Willamette Week. Feb. 2015. 
Joe Rudko, Visual Art Source. Feb. 2015.
Creative Process: Joe Rudko’s Art on Death Cab for Cutie’s Kintsugi, Hum Creative. Jan. 2015.
How to Fill Two Shelves, Art Nerd. Jul. 2014.
Object Drawings by Joe Rudko, People of Print. Feb. 2014.
Joe Rudko’s Object Drawings, Juxtapoz. Oct. 2014.
Send Reinforcements, Art Nerd. Nov. 2013.
Joe Rudko Explores Perceived Truth, The Western Front. Mar. 2013.
Joe Rudko, Surprise Hit of the Affordable Art Fair, The Stranger. Nov. 2013.
The Found Photograph Collage Drawings of Joe Rudko, Beautiful Decay. Feb. 2013.




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