Born in Los Angeles, Ganulin completed general studies at UCLA before studying printmaking and illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design, finishing her BFA in communication design at Otis College of Art and Design. She was awarded the Javits Fellowship for her graduate work in photo-based media, earning an MFA from Otis in 1996. She has exhibited nationwide, and her work is included in the collections of the New Mexico Museum of Art in Santa Fe, NM, the Griffin Museum of Photography, the Center for Fine Art Photography, the cities of Kent and Tacoma, WA, and varied private collections. She lives with her family just east of Seattle, and is an adjunct faculty member in the Fine Art Department at DigiPen Institute in Redmond.

 

Public Projects

"Arterial," Shunpike Storefronts, Amazon Headquarters, Seattle, WA (March-June, 2018)

"Lodestar," 2017 Seattle Center Sculpture Walk, Commission for the City of Seattle 

Office of Arts & Culture, Seattle Center, Seattle, WA (Aug 2017-Jan 2018)

One and Two-Person Exhibitions

LENSCRATCH, "Randi Ganulin: Inanna,"  (online, Dec 2016)
Randi Ganulin/ Inanna, Temenos Gallery (online, Nov 2016) 

Vessels: Environmental Parables, In Focus Gallery, The Dairy Center for the Arts, Boulder, CO (Jan 2015)

Extrapolate, Two person show, Centennial Art Gallery, Kent, WA (Nov-Dec 2015)

Fictions/ Convictions, Two person show, City Hall Art Gallery, Auburn, WA (Jan 2015)
Paired Disasters, Brooks Institute of Photography, Santa Barbara CA (Feb 1998)

 

Group Exhibitions

Modern Mythology, Community Education Gallery, Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, WA (Oct 4 2019-Jan7 2020)

Double Vision, Gallery One, Ellensburg, WA (April-May 2019); Zemie Barr, curator

Motherland, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA (Feb 2019)

Constellations: A Survey of New Photography, Kaaterskill Gallery, Hunter, NY (July-Sept 2018)

Barnstorm 2018, Punch Projects, Ellensberg, WA; Ginger Ewing, juror (April- June, 2018)

2018 Pacific Northwest Photography Viewing Drawers, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR (April 2018- April 2019)

Re:Acclimating, Kirkland Art Center, Kirkland, WA (Jan-Feb 2018)

The Visual Metric, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA (Aug-Jan 2017-18)

Griffin Museum 23rd Juried Exhibition, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA (Aug 2017)

Center Forward 2017, Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft. Collins CO; Hamidah Glasgow, juror (Aug-Sept 2017)

Infinite Possibilities, Tilt Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ (July 2017)

Barnstorm @ Bluestone, Punch Projects, Ellensberg, WA (April 2017)

Make America Create Again, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA (March-April 2017)

Search for Meaning, Seattle University, Seattle WA (Feb-March 2017)

4th International SPE Combined Caucus Juried Exhibition, Living Arts, Tulsa, OK, Aline Smithson, juror (Sept 2016)

simple Means, three person show, Ellen Garvens and Mike Rogers, Soil Gallery, Seattle, WA (June 2016)

4th International SPE Combined Caucus Juried Exhibition, 2016 National Society of Photographic Educators Conference, Las Vegas, NV; Aline Smithson, juror (March 12, 2016)

35 Live, Center on Contemporary Art / CoCa Rubix, Seattle, WA (March-April 2016)
Ley Lines, Hammond Art Gallery, Jacksonville State University, AL (Oct 2015)
Center Forward 2015, Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft. Collins CO; Hamidah Glasgow, juror (Sept 2015)
Photowork '15, Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie NY; Katherine Ware, juror (June 2015) 
Ethos, Pathos, Logos, Gallery 114, Portland OR (June 2015)
Who Are You, Center On Contemporary Art, Seattle WA (Sept 2014)
Still Life 2014, Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft. Collins, CO; Rebecca Senf, juror (Sept 2014)
Center Forward 2014, Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft. Collins CO; Hamidah Glasgow, juror (July 2014)
Adaptations, SCA Contemporary Art, Albuquerque NM (June 2014)
Center Forward 2013, Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft. Collins CO; Hamidah Glasgow, juror (July 2013)
Water!, Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft. Collins CO; Wally Mason, juror (May 2013)
About Face, Barnsdall Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (April 1996)
MFA Exhibit, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA (May 1996)
Millenium, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA (March 1996)
Next To, California State University at Los Angeles (Aug 1995)
New Voices, New Visions, Stanford University and the New York Film Festival, Lincoln Center, NYC
(traveling exhibition, summer 1994)
20 Under 30, American Institute of Graphic Artists, NYC (Nov 1991)

 

Grants & Awards 

Honorable Mention, Griffin Museum 23rd Juried Exhibition; juror Hamidah Glasgow (Aug 2017)

2nd Place, PhotoWork '15;  juror Katherine Ware (June 2015)

Honorable Mention, Still Life exhibit; juror Rebecca Senf (Sept 2014)

Summer Art Exhibit Purchase Award, City of Kent, WA (Aug 2014) 

The Javits Fellowship in Visual Arts (Sept 1994-June 1996)

Noteworthy Mention, New Voices, New Visions, competition in digital media, Voyager Interactive
(June 1994) 

Art Director’s Club of Los Angeles, Time Capsule, included in the permanent collection of the
Library of Congress, Division of Prints and Photographs (juried selection, 1991) 

20 Under 30, American Institute of Graphic Artists (juried exhibit and accompanying catalog, 1990-91) 

Design internship, J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, CA (1985)

 

Public Collections
Seattle Public Utilities, Seattle, WA

New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM
Griffin Museum of Photography, Boston, MA

City of Tacoma, WA
The Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft. Collins, CO
City of Kent, WA
Library of Congress, Division of Prints and Photographs, Washington, DC

 

Publications / Press

LENSCRATCH, "Randi Ganulin: Inanna," December 2016

Foto Relevance, “Medium Festival of Photography Review/ Part 2”, (online review, Nov 2015)
City of Kent, TV21 (videotaped interview, November 2015)

Center Forward 2015, Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft Collins, CO (catalog, Sept 2015)
Who Are You, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle WA (Cover and page 27 of catalog, 
featured on printed and online promotional materials, Sept 2014)
Center Forward 2014, Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft. Collins CO (catalog, July 2014)
City of Kent, TV21 (videotaped interview, June 2014)

New Mexico Mercury, July 25, 2014: "Adaptations: Visual Artists Work with Profound Disease and Illness"
Local IQ, "Adept at Adaptation," Albuquerque NM (interview, June 10, 2014);
Adaptations, SCA Contemporary Art, Albuquerque NM (catalog, June 2014) 
Center Forward 2013, Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft. Collins CO, pg 24 (catalog, July 2013) 
New Voices, New Visions, Voyager Interactive, (interactive CD-rom piece) 
20 Under 30, AIGA Annual 1990, American Institute of Graphic Artists, New York NY (catalog,1991)

Education

1996 MFA, Otis College of Art and Design (fine art/photography) 
1986 BFA, Otis College of Art and Design (communication design) 
1980-81 Rhode Island School of Design (studies in illustration, printmaking) 
1978-80 University of California at Los Angeles (general studies)

 

Relevant Experience

2017      Graduate of Seattle Public Art Boot Camp 

2016      Juried donation selection for Artist Trust Benefit Auction (February, 2016)
2015      Juror, Individual Artists’ Exhibits 2015-16, 4Culture, King County, WA 

                  Juror, Kent Summer Exhibition 2015, City of Kent, WA 

2014      Finalist, King County Healthcare Window Treatment Projects, 4Culture, King County, WA
                  Panelist, Individual Artists’ Grants 2014, 4Culture, King County, WA

Teaching 

2014– present  Adjunct Assistant Lecturer, Department of Fine Arts, DigiPen Institute of Technology, Redmond, WA