Paul D. Natkin

Curriculum Vitae

Born 1961, Seattle, WA


1983 Yale University, New Haven, CT. B.A. in Art
1982 Tyler Art School, Temple University, Rome. Course work in art.
1981 Leningrad State University, Leningrad. Course work in Russian language and culture.


1996-2009 The True Story of T.S.W.
A reconstruction of the life and world of an ancestor.


1999 Davidson Galleries, In Search of Bliss.
1997 Davidson Galleries, From the Viewpoint.
1992 State Museum of the Arts, Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
1990 Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA.
1989 Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA.
1988 King County Arts Commission Gallery, Seattle, WA
1983 Yale Art and Architecture Gallery, New Haven, CT.
B.A. Thesis exhibition.


2009 Western Bridge, Seattle, WA.
8th Annual PONCHO Invitational Fine Art Auction Exhibition
2008 Form-Space Atelier, Seattle, WA
Mentor: The Unknown Work of Nancy Lee (curation + an installation)
1995 Center on Contemporary Art (CoCA), Seattle, WA.
“Kunstkabinett,” curated by Sean Elwood.
Design Center, University of California, Davis, CA.
“Face the Nation, 1995.”
1992-93 Eastern Washington University Art Gallery, Cheney, WA.
Travelling exhibition of works by Artist Trust (Washington) grant recipients.
1992 Eighty Washington Square East Galleries, N.Y.C.,
“Sixteenth Annual Small Works Exhibition,” juried by Arnold Glimcher of Pace Gallery, N.Y.C.
1991 Main Exhibition Hall of the Artists’ Union of Kiev,
Kiev, Ukraine. “Pictures for a Global World: Paul Natkin and Vladislav Mamsikov.” Two-person exhibition.
1990 Seattle Center Modern Art Pavilion, “Art Works for AIDS.”
Juried exhibition for the benefit of the Northwest AIDS Foundation and the AIDS Housing Project of Washington.
Sylvester Ruud Petrie and Cruzen Attorneys at Law,
Seattle, WA. Exhibiton of three Northwest artists.
Bumbershoot Arts Festival, Seattle, WA. “Never Before Funded!”
Juried exhibition sponsored by the Seattle Arts Commission.
Pleiades Gallery, N.Y.C., 8th Annual Juried Exhibition,
“The New Romanticism,” juried by Gerrit Henry.
Maveety Gallery, Portland, OR. Featured artist.
1989 State Museum of the Arts, Tashkent, USSR; Bukhara Art Museum, Bukhara, USSR.
“Contemporary American Prints.”
Cultural Information Center, Tashkent, USSR; Stone Press Gallery, Seattle, WA.
“Seattle-Tashkent Printmakers’ Exchange.” Tashkent exhibition held
in conjunction with US/USSR Sister-City Mayors’ Conference.
Center on Contemporary Art (CoCA), Seattle, WA.
Northwest Annual, juried by Leon Golub & Nancy Spero.
Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA.
1988 Tashkent Sister City Exhibition, Tashkent, USSR.
1987 Stamford Art Association, Stamford, CT. “Seventh Annual
Faber-Birren Color Award Show,” juried exhibition.
1986 Jackson Street Gallery, Seattle, WA.
Stella Wombat Gallery, Seattle, WA.
Penryn Gallery, Seattle, WA.
1982 Temple University Art Gallery, Rome. Juried exhibition.
1981 Davenport College Art Gallery, New Haven, CT. Yale Art Society exhibition.
1978 King County Courthouse Tunnel, Seattle, WA. Invitational exhibition.


State Museum of the Arts, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Tashkent City Council, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
University Hospital, Seattle, WA


1995 Updike, Robin. “Odd obsessions. Creations inspired by everyday life on display at CoCA.”
The Seattle Times, Tempo, July 27.
1992 Sergeyeva, E. “Kartiny dlya global’nogo mira.” Vecherniy Tashkent, June 10.
Ya., O. “Dva mira.” Kur’yer muz, № 12, November, p. IV.
1990 Mathieson, Karen. “Stark Landscapes from Tashkent.” The Seattle Times, August 18.
1989 Hackett, Regina. “Tashkent Art Graces Seattle Park.” The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, September 23.
Smallwood, Lyn. “Prints of Darkness.” The Seattle Weekly, September 13.
Nemtsovich, Sergei. “Uzbek Va Amerikalik Rassomlar Kurgazmasi.” San’at, September.
Nemtsovich, Sergey. “Zemlya u nas odna.” Pravda Vostoka, June 30.
Nemtsovich, Sergey. “Ikh ob’yedinyaet chuvstvo vremeni.” Vecherniy Tashkent, June 27.
Hackett, Regina. “CoCA Jury Favored the Funky.” The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, March 9.
1987 Raynor, Vivien. “ ‘Color: Pure and Simple’ Is Displayed in Stamford.”
The New York Times (Connecticut Section), November 8.


2009 Work selected by curator Marjorie Levy for “Salad Bowl Supper,”
a fundraiser auction for Pottery Northwest, Seattle, WA.
1998 Work reproduced on the front cover of Journal of the American Planning Association (Chicago, IL), spring issue.
1997 Work reproduced in New American Paintings: A Quarterly Exhibition (Pacific Coast edition),
edited by Steven Zevitas, with works selected by Clare Bell, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art
at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY.
1996 Work reproduced in New American Paintings: A Quarterly Exhibition (Pacific Coast edition),
edited by Steven Zevitas with works selected by Jenny Blessing, Curator, Guggenheim Museum, New York.
1990 Panelist in “World View; International Artists” Exchanges,”
a “Second Thursday” artists’ discussion hosted by David Berger at the Italia Restaurant, Seattle, WA.
Work included in 1991 Northwest Poets and Artists Calendar,
published by Bainbridge Island Arts Council (Bainbridge Island, WA).
Writing included in “Manifestoes,” statements of belief by ten Seattle artists,
published in Reflex, a Northwest publication on the visual arts.
1989-90 Center on Contemporary Art (Seattle) member.
1989 Artist Trust (Washington) GAP Grant recipient.
Essay “Seattle-Tashkent Printmakers’ Exchange” printed in Artist Trust;
A Quarterly Publication By, For and About Individual Artists in Washington State, fall, 1989.
Essay “Zemlya—Nash Obshchiy Dom” (“Our Shared Home the Earth”)
printed in the Tashkent daily Vecherniy Tashkent, July 8.
1988 King County (WA) Arts Commission Gallery Program honorarium recipient.
1986-90, Seattle-Tashkent Sister City Committee member, and
2007-08 coordinator of visual arts exchanges. Organized and represented exhibition of Seattle printmakers at the US/USSR Sister Cities Conference Tashkent, USSR, 1989.