Selected Exhibitions

2014        Green Art: Trees, Leaves and Roots. One of four featured artists celebrating book release. Matzke Fine Art Gallery & Sculpture Park, Stanwood, WA.
2010-11    Snohomish County Campus Sculpture Invitational, Everett, WA
2001-16   Annual Sculpture Exhibition.  San Juan Islands Sculpture Park, San Juan Island, WA.
2008-16  Matzke Fine Art Gallery & Sculpture Park, Stanwood, WA.
2008      Art on the Avenues, Wenatchee, WA.
2007      Peace Art, The Other Roadside Attraction Gallery, Mt. Vernon, WA
               Everett Arboretum Sculpture Exhibition, Everett, WA.
2006      Bellevue Sculpture Exhibition 2006, Bellevue, WA.  Juried
         
      GraniteWorks, Marenakos Seattle Stonearium, Seattle, WA
               
NW Stone Sculptors Association show, Island Museum of Art, San Juan Island, WA.
         
      La Conner Sculpture Exhibition.  La Conner, WA.
2004      Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts.  Lake Oswego, OR.  Juried
2003      Outdoor Sculpture Invitational.  Maryhill Museum of Art, Goldendale, WA.
               Sculpture Walk, Art for the Centennial.  Arlington, WA.
               Carnegie Center Invitational Exhibition.  Oregon City, OR.
2002      North Seattle Community College Gallery, Seattle, WA.
               Stillaguamish Valley Invitational Art Show.  Arlington, WA.
               Art of the Garden.  Arts Council of Snohomish County, Everett, WA.  Invitational.
               Gardens of Art.  Seattle Art Museum Supporters, Volunteer Park, Seattle, WA.

2001       NW Stone Sculptors Association show, Kirsten Gallery, Seattle, WA.
         
      Gardens of Art.  Seattle Art Museum Supporters, The Highlands, WA.
2000-5  Urban Garden Habitat, Fall City, WA.
2000      In the Beginning was Stone.  Allied Arts of Whatcom County, Bellingham, WA. Invitational.
         
      Art Outside.  Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, Port Angeles, WA. Invitational.
         
      Art of the Garden.  Arts Council of Snohomish County, Everett, WA. Invitational.
         
      NW Stone Sculptors Association show, Metropolis Gallery, Bremerton, WA.
1999      Written in Stone.  Pratt Fine Arts Center Invitational, Seattle, WA.
        
      Stillaguamish Valley Invitational Art Show.  Arlington, WA.
        
      Sculpture 2000.  Bellingham Arts Council, Bellingham, WA.  Juried.
              History of the World Gallery, Camano Island, WA.
              Art on the Town.  Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, Port Angeles, WA.  Juried.
1998      Snohomish County Arts Council Gallery.  Everett, WA.  Invitational
        
      Sculpture ‘98!   Washington State Convention and Trade Center, Seattle, WA.  Juried.
        
      History of the World Gallery, Camano Island, WA.
        
      NW Stone Sculptors Association Garden.  NW Flower & Garden Show, Seattle, WA.
1997-2002      The Haheim Gardens, Seattle, WA.
1994      Garden Art.  Center for Urban Horticulture, Seattle, WA.
1987      Painting and Sculpture '87. Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA.  Juried.
1986      Sculpture Festival '86.  Montana Institute for the Arts, Billings, MT.  Juried.
1984      Arts NW Gallery.  Seattle, WA.
1983      Moss Bay Annual.  Kirkland, WA.  Juried.
 
 

Gallery Representation

 Matzke Fine Art & Sculpture Park, Camano Island, WA.

 
Commissions & Collections

The Center of the Universe            Arlington Arts Council commission, Arlington, WA.

Cairn                                                Newport Way Library, Bellevue, WA.

Eroding Menhir                               Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, Port Angeles, WA.

Brandon Lee monument       for Linda Lee Cadwell.  Lakeview Cemetery, Seattle, WA.

Private collections in the United States and Denmark.


Articles

2014      “Green Art:  Trees, Leaves and Roots.” E. Ashley Rooney with Margery Goldberg.        Shiffer Publishing Ltd.  pp. 178-179.

2006      “McLean carves topography,” Arlington Times, Sarah Arney

2004      “Thinking about design,” Sculpture Northwest, Kirk McLean

2003      “Sculptor Reunion,” Arlington Times, Sarah Arney

2002      “Library bench gives book lovers chance to enjoy artwork,” Seattle Times, Sherry Grindeland

2000      “Art of the Garden,” The Herald, Review, Ron Glowen

2000       "Artist Spotlight:  Meet Kirk McLean," Sculpture Northwest, Steve Sandry

1998       “Cycles of Nature,” Stone in America, Jacqueline Kincaid, Editor

1997       “It all seems limitless,” Jun Fan Jeet Kune Do, Linda Lee Cadwell

1995       “New Gravestone Marks Brandon Lee's Final Rest," Seattle P-I, M. L. Lyke

1995        "Peace of the Rock," The Herald, Andrew Winecke.


Professional Affiliations

Northwest Stone Sculptors Association


Teaching & Professional Service
2008                Instructor, Picasso Home Art School
2004                Workshop instructor, Seventeenth Annual International Stone Sculptors Symposium, Camp Brotherhood, WA
2002-2004      Instructor, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA.
1998-2001        Board of Directors, Northwest Stone Sculptors Association (President, 1998-99. Grant Committee Chair, 2000-01.)


Education:  Art

2002               Advanced techniques in granite sculpture workshop by Don Ramey

1995-2016      Annual International Stone Sculptors Symposium, Camp Brotherhood, WA. 

1983               BFA (Sculpture), University of Washington, Seattle, WA.


Education:  Other

1972      Ph.D. (Zoology), University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

1967      BA (Biological Sciences), Stanford University, Stanford, CA.