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Megan Rothstein




BA 2006 Comparative Literature Grinnell College

MA 2013 Folklore University of Oregon

Teachers Diploma Sogetsu School of Ikebana



PICA – Precipice Fund Grant 2013 – co-recipients Adam Rothstein and Carl Diehl

PICA – Precipice Fund Grant 2018 – co-recipients Adam Rothstein and Carl Diehl



2020 W.A.R.P. Residency, The Weaving Mill, Chicago, IL (Digital)

2017 Salem Art Association, Salem, OR

2016 Living Arts, Tulsa, OK

2013 Elsewhere, Greensboro, NC



2014-2020 Weird Shift Microtalks, Co-Curator with Adam Rothstein and Carl Diehl, Portland, OR

2017-2018 Chair of the Rose Show and Fall Sogetsu Ikebana Show at the Japanese Gardens

2014 Weird Shift Storefront, Co-Curator with Adam Rothstein and Carl Diehl, Portland, OR


Selected Teaching Experience and Demonstration Experience

2017 – current – Public Demonstration, workshops and exhibition of Ikebana arrangements, locations including Portland Japanese Gardens, Currents Gallery, Northeast Senior Center, Multnomah County Library and various others

January 2019 – Loom Maintenance workshop and loom tech at the DaVinci Middle School

Fall 2017 – 1 week workshop in the DaVinci Middle School Weaving Class

October 2017 to May 2018 – Weekly 1.5 Hour long weaving class at The Marylhurst School




Selected Exhibitions (Solo Shows Marked With *)


American Kumihimo Society Digital Exhibition



New Years Luncheon Sogetsu Ikebana Demonstration and Exhibition, January 26th, Portland, OR



Black Sheep Gathering Handspun Exhibition, August 2019, Albany, OR

Handweaving Guild of America National Conference, July 2018, Yardage Exhibit, Reno, NV

Weaving Guild of Oregon Traveling Show, January 2018-December 2018, Various Sites through Oregon

November 2017-May 2018, Weekly Ikebana Installations, North Portland Public Library, Portland, OR



Columbia City Gallery, December 2017, Eileen Fischer Chop Shop Challenge, Seattle, WA

*Salem Art Association August 2017, Ikebana Installation, Salem, OR



Living Arts January 2016, Inosculated Topologies, Tulsa, OK

LAB PDX July 2016, Light Box, Portland, OR



Exoskeleton, October 2015, The Development of the Teshigahara-Van Helmont Antenna, Los Angeles, CA

Box Gallery, Untitled Show, Palatine, IL

LAB PDX June 2015, Installation, Portland, OR

Blackfish Gallery, Window Installation, Portland, OR

LAB PDX February 2015, Installation, Portland, OR



Included on City of Seattle, Washington Office of Arts and Culture, Emerging Artists Roster

Lost and Found, Multnomah Arts Center, Portland, OR

*Provisional Loops, Art in Rural Storefronts, Scio, OR

*Installation, Port City Gallery, Portland, OR

Re-Purposed Sound Machine, Project Space, Salem, OR



*Solid State, Art in Rural Storefronts, Sweet Home, OR

Drones, Gallery Project, Detroit & Ann Arbor, MI

YX2, Project Space Salem, OR



*Untitled Product, Spaceworks, Tacoma, WA

*YX, Re:Vision Gallery at SCRAP, Portland, OR



Speciation, Billboard Art Project, Corona, CA

*Tunnel Space, Red Rover Gallery, Portland, OR

*Bohemian Warehouse Installation, Portland, OR



*please treat things as you would like them to be treated, Project Space Two, Salem, Oregon

SCRAP Volunteer Show, Re:Vision Gallery, Portland, OR

Masks of Incognito, Re:Vision Gallery, Portland, OR

One and Three Quarters of an Inch, The Former Convent at St. Cecelia’s Parish, Brooklyn, NY



*Current Paintings, The Waypost, Portland, OR

Quilted Matters, Project Space, Salem, OR



Portland Handweavers Guild, Secretary, May 2018 – May 2019

Sogetsu Portland, Deputy Director, April 2017-April 2019

Chair of Employee Art Show, Bureau of Emergency Communication 2014-2016

Pittman Addition HydroPark Committee for Public Art 2010 – 2015

SCRAP Re:Vision Gallery Committee 2010-2012

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