Jimenez - Colon Collection
Michelle Ramin
Three Aliases
Ramin, Michelle


1982 Williamsport, PA


2012 M.F.A. Candidate - Painting, San Francisco Art Institute
2005 B.A. Fine Art, Pennsylvania State University


2010 Don’t Forget To Write, FalseFront, Portland, OR
Shut Up, I Love You, Bellamy Gallery, Portland, OR

2009 Need It/Got It, FalseFront, Portland, OR
Exoskeleton, ANKA Gallery, Portland, OR

2005 Empires Don’t Last Forever, Patterson Gallery, University Park, PA


2012 MFA Now 2012, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

2011 Proof, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
Frontrunners: The San Francisco Foundation 2011 Murphy & Cadogan
Fellowship Awards Exhibition, SOMArts, San Francisco, CA
All Together Now, Space 204 Gallery, Vanderbilt Univ, Nashville, TN
Eye of the Beholder, Root Division, San Francisco, CA
Mondo Tondo, Swell Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Southern Exposure’s 11th Annual Monster Drawing Rally, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

2010 BOOM!, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
Under 100 Show, Treehouse Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2009 Big 100 Show, Olympic Mills, Portland, OR
Enormous Tiny Art Show, Nahcotta Gallery, Portsmouth, NH
The Love Show, LaunchPad Gallery, Portland, OR
Pink Elephant Art Show, Milepost 5, Portland, OR

2008 PULSE, Children’s Heart Foundation Fundraiser and Art Auction, Curated by Mark Woolley, Portland, OR
The Dream Show, LaunchPad Gallery, Portland, OR
Plumb, PIP Gallery, Portland, OR
Permanent Collection, Gallery L’une, Manzanita, OR

2007 Thirty Show, OM Tradition Arts, Portland, OR
Local 14 Art Show and Sale, West Linn, OR
Shell Show, Vino Paradiso, Portland, OR
Timbuk2 Artist Originals, Ace Hotel, Portland, OR
Animals, Hall Gallery, Portland, OR

2006 Art Media Group Show, Portland Art Center, Portland, OR


2012 New American Paintings, MFA Annual Catalogue, No. 99
MFA Now: Archive, Root Division, San Francisco, CA
“Next Day Flyers Presents: Michelle Ramin Drawing,” Amir H. Fallah, Beautiful Decay

2011 “Painting by Michelle Ramin,” John Trippe, Fecal Face

2010 Our Portland Story Volume One, Melissa Ann Delzio
“Fine Art of Raising Cash: Michelle Ramin funds MFA degree selling her
works,” Alysse Dalessandro, AOL’s WalletPop
“Interview with Michelle Ramin,” Neely Thomas, Fossil
“Portland/Brooklyn Artist Series,” Cathy McMurray, Habit of Art

2009 “Artist Profile Series – Michelle Ramin,” Paul Culp, Cinematics
“Michelle Ramin + FalseFront on Art Focus,” Lisa Radon, Portland Monthly Magazine
“Michelle Ramin and Jason Doize,” Eva Lake, KBOO radio’s Art Focus
“Five Things with Michelle Ramin,” Virginia Kraljevic, Virginia. The Blog!
“PDX Local: Michelle Ramin,” Jena Modish, We Love Indie
“Last Friday Pick July 2009,” PORT, Listing
“Break through the recession: Michelle Ramin shows economic woes bring inspired art,” Alysse Dalessandro, Venus Zine
“Design*Sponge Pick,” Grace Bonney, Design*Sponge

2008 “Bohemian Hellhole Volume 2: Featured Artist,” Shelley Harmon, Bohemian Hellhole
“Pretty Things for an Ugly Day,” Amy Rosko, Portland Mercury

2007 “Timbuk2 Charity Event,” Megan Driscoll, PORT, Listing


2012 Teaching Assistant, Digital Painting – Mark Van Proyen, San Francisco Art Institute

2011 Teaching Assistant, Anatomy – Brett Reichman, San Francisco Art Institute

2011 Records Assistant, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

2011 Set Designer/Artist, Westernized Productions, OnLive Commercial, San Francisco, CA

2010 Arts Content Intern, SF Station, San Francisco, CA


2011 Jack and Gertrude Murphy Fellowship


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