Biography

Whitney E. Nye is a painter, sculptor and mixed media artist based in Portland, Oregon. Her work is deeply affected by the texture, hues and sensations of the world that surrounds her. Working in different mediums and sizes, Nye consistently examines patterns of repetition. She explores the rhythms and pauses of our natural world, the processes of entropy and renewal. Nye is a graduate of the University of Oregon, a former Artist-in-Residence at the Oregon College of Arts and Craft and was a member of the Regional Arts & Culture Council’s Design Roster from 1998 to 2002. Her work is in the collections of the Oregon Health Sciences University Foundation, Salem Hospital, OR, and the Commerce Bank in Portland, OR.