Terry Rishel

ARTIST STATEMENT

My focus has been to study things in nature that we sometimes take for granted and bring those amazing subjects to light.

PHOTOGRAPHER/PAINTER - Started a professional career in 1980 as an Art/Commercial photographer using large format and medium format film cameras. Photographs published in hundreds of books, publications, and articles.

CHRONOLOGY of WORK

  • 2021
  • Signal Box Design: Lakewood, WA
  • Encaustic Art Institute Magazine, Collaboration with Susan Russell Hall, Winter
  • Friesen Gallery Exhibition, Collaboration with Susan Russell Hall, ID
  • Sun Valley Property News: Friesen Gallery, June & July
  • Sun Valley Wellness Festival & Conference brochure, ID
  • Tacoma Art Museum: Promised Gift by Director, Collaboration with Susan Russell Hall, WA
  • 2020
  • Tacoma Art Museum, Virtual Gala, Collaboration with Susan Russell Hall, WA
  • Friesen Gallery: Studio Seen, Collaboration with Susan Russell Hall Sun Valley, ID
  • Tacoma Art Museum, New Deal Art in the Northwest: The WPA and Beyond, by M. Bullock
  • 2019
  • Tacoma Art Museum, Virtual Gala, Collaboration with Susan Russell Hall, WA Museum of Glass, Red Hot Gala - “Chihuly Bridge of Glass”, WA
  • 2018-2017
  • Martin Blank’s “Current” at Tacoma Art Museum, photo documentation of his work for various publications, WA
  • 2018-2010
  • Diane Hansen photographic documentation of sculpture work, WA
  • 2018-2009
  • Contract work for Chihuly Studios:
    • Cheekwood Gardens, Nashville, TN
    • Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
    • Makers Mark, Loretto, KY
    • Morean Art Center/Chihuly Collection, St Petersburg, FL
    • Chihuly at Salk Institute, La Jolla, CA
  • 2017
  • “A Science of Life” catalogue of Walter Quirt’s work for Fredrick Holmes
  • 2016
  • Fredrick Holmes Gallery Seattle, “Light Dynamic” solo exhibition Taliesin West, Frank Lloyd Wright, for publication
  • 2016-2009
  • Studio Lux commercial and residential photography for publication 2015 Solo painting exhibition at the HUB restaurant, WA
  • 2014
  • Solo painting exhibition The Swiss restaurant, WA
  • 2012-2011
  • Dr. John West photo documentation, Center for Endodontics
  • 2008
  • Contract work for Chihuly Studios:
    • Chihuly at DeYoung Museum, San Francisco, CA
    • Oklahoma City Museum of Art, OK
    • Seymour Conservatory, Tacoma, WA
  • 2007
  • Contract work for Chihuly Studios:
    • Phipps Botanical Gardens, Pittsburgh, PA
    • Fairchild Tropical Botanical Gardens, Coral Gables, FL
    • Various Park Installations, Point Defiance Park, Tacoma, WA
  • 2006
  • Contract work for Chihuly Studios:
    • New York Botanical Gardens, Bronx, NY
    • Chatsworth House, Derbyshire England
    • Tacoma Art Museum, Ma Chihuly floats, WA
    • Missouri Botanical Gardens, St Lewis, MO
    • Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, Fireworks of Glass, IN
    • Lincoln Square End of Day Installation, Bellevue, WA
  • 2005
  • Contract work for Chihuly Studios:
    • Colorado Springs Art Center, CO
    • Kew Royal Botanical Gardens, Richmond, UK
    • Union Bay (water installation), Lake Union, Seattle, WA
  • 2004
  • Contract work for Chihuly Studios:
    • Orlando Museum, FL
    • St Petersburg Museum, FL
    • Atlanta Botanical Gardens, GA
    • Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA L.A.
    • Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
  • 2003
  • Contract work for Chihuly Studios:
    • Franklin Park Conservatory, Columbus, OH
    • Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
  • 2002
  • Contract work for Chihuly Studios:
    • Oklahoma City Museum, NE
    • Salt Lake City Museum, UT
    • Smithsonian Archive Sinclair Park for Michael Sullivan, Artifacts Consulting
    • Chihuly Bridge of Glass, Tacoma, WA
  • 2001
  • Contract work for Chihuly Studios:
    • Chihuly at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London
    • Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
    • Garfield Park Conservatory, Chicago, IL
    • Hilton Lac-Leamy, Hull, Quebec, Canada
  • 2000
  • Contract work for Chihuly Studios:
    • Jerusalem Wall of Ice, 23,000 photos
    • Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE
    • Chihuly Glass Installation and Photography, various locations, Iceland Naples Museum of Art, FL
    • Various large private residential installations, Palm Springs, CA
  • 1999
  • Contract work for Chihuly Studios:
    • “Chihuly in the Sight of Jerusalem”, Jerusalem cylinders
  • 1998
  • Contract work for Chihuly Studios:
    • Fiori Di Como, Bellagio, Las Vegas, NV
    • Crystal Gate, Atlantis Hotel, Bahamas
    • Gold Crystal Cascade Chandelier, Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA
  • 1996
  • Contract work for Chihuly Studios:
    • “Chihuly over Venice” Project, Installation and Photography, Monterrey, Mexico
    • Sleeping Lady Resort, Installation and Photography, Leavenworth, WA
    • “Icicle Creek” chandelier, Outdoor Installation, Leavenworth, WA
    • “Chihuly over Venice” Project, Installation and Photography for Fourteen chandeliers in various locations, Venice, Italy
    • Chihuly Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, Kansas City, MO
    • Chihuly Oscars Installation, CA
    • Large private garden installation, East Hamptons NY
  • 1995
  • Contract work for Chihuly Studios:
    • “Chihuly over Venice”, multi-year Chihuly program
    • Museum of Glass, Outdoor Installation, Tacoma, WA
    • Waterford Crystal Factory, Lismore Castle, Installation and Photograph of various exhibitions, Ireland
  • 1994
  • Chihuly Books Photographed:
    • Form From Fire
    • Alla Macchia Baskets
    • Glass in Architecture
  • Contract work for Chihuly Studios:
    • Dallas Museum of Art, TX
    • Tacoma Union Station, Installation and Photography for Publications, WA
  • 1993
  • Contract work for Chihuly Studios:
    • Venetian, Piccolo Venetian series with Chihuly and Lino Tagliapietra, 100,000 Pounds of
    • Neon and Ice at Tacoma Dome in large format 4 x 5, WA
  • 1992
  • Contract work for Chihuly Studios:
    • Chihuly Chandelier Sculptures, “Pelleas et Melisande” opera mockups and large-scale sets for publication
  • 1991
  • Dale Chihuly Head Photographer and Studio Manager at Tacoma Studio One, photographing tabletop studio glass in large format 4 x 5, flat art, installing glass installations, lighting and documenting various installations in galleries, museums, commercial, residential, gardens, and conservatories
  • 1990
  • Began private projects with Dale Chihuly, photographing Indian Trade Blankets and art glass in large format 4 x 5
  • 1989
  • Tacoma News Tribune, First Place, Cokin Filters, Nikon Camera Exhibitions, WA
  • 1988
  • Pacific Waterworks Commercial Photography, multiple locations
  • 1987
  • Hassleblad International Exhibition, First Place
  • Hassleblad presentation at Pacific Lutheran University, WA Opened Photo Studio Galleria on Broadway, Tacoma, WA
  • 1985
  • Base Camp Supply Photography Instructor
  • 1983
  • International Competition for Polaroid Camera, Second Place Tacoma Dome Competition, First Place, WA
  • 1981
  • Illford Internationally Juried Exhibition, First Place AGFA International Juried Exhibition, Third Place

Community Service

  • 1993-2009
  • Seniors Making Art annual gala
  • Hilltop Glass with Dale Chihuly and Kathy Kaperick
Born August 9, 1953