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Education

2005   MFA Visual Art, Mason Gross School of Art, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
2003   BFA Printmaking, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2003   BA Art History, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Solo Exhibitions

2017   To the Ocean, Zinc Contemporary, Seattle, WA
2015   Passages, Zinc Contemporary, Edmonds, WA
2015   New Work, Temple Beth Am, Seattle, WA
2014   Swamp/Tantra, Place Contemporary, Seattle, WA
2013   Place and Thing, McCallister Hall Gallery, The Mount, Seattle, WA
2007   Invisible Infrastructure, Women's Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY
2006   Twinning Two, Naidre's, Brooklyn, NY
2005   Twinning, Naidre's, Brooklyn, NY
2005   Thesis Exhibition, Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017   Like Love, Base, Seattle, WA
2016   Verge, Zinc Contemporary, Seattle, WA
2015   The Moon is Free, Arts West Gallery, Seattle, WA
2014   The Dam Show, Reservoir Art Space, Brooklyn, NY
2013   The Affordable Art Fair, Place Contemporary, Seattle, WA
2013   Texas National, Cole Art Center, Nacogdoches, TX (Curated by Peter Selz) 
2012   Abstract Observations, Arts West Gallery, Seattle, WA
2012   Group Exhibition, Kraushaar Gallery, New York, NY
2012   A Chair Affair, Tacoma Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA
2011   Group Exhibition, Kraushaar Gallery, New York, NY|
2011   Gimme Baby Robots, Print Zero Studios, Seattle, WA
2010   10x10x10xTieton, Mighty Tieton, Tieton, WA (Catalogue)
2010   Palace of Thunder, no. 2 Print Shop, Portland, OR
2009   Introductions, Seattle Art Museum Gallery, Seattle, WA
2009   Wave Drawings, Tauk, Montauk, NY
2009   Gimme Baby Robots, Spacecraft, Seattle, WA
2008   Water Drawings, Tauk, Montauk, NY
2008   Gimme Baby Robots IV, Evo, Seattle, WA
2007   Fields, Tauk, Montauk, NY
2007   Out Like a Lamb, Church Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2006   Minus More, Setton Hall Law School, Newark, NJ
2006   Sweet Baby, OneTen Gallery, Madison, WI
2005   RCIPP Recent Acquisitions, Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ
2004   The Odds, City Without Walls, Newark, NJ
2004   Dimensions, Shane House Gallery, Tucson, AZ
2004   Southern Graphics Conference Print Exhibition, Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ
2003   First Year Graduate Exhibition, Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ
2003   Nickeled and Dimed, Quality Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2003   School of Art Open, Jacob Lawrence Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
2002   Works on Paper and Small 3D, Jacob Lawrence Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

Collections

New York Public Library, New York, NY
Women’s Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY
Amity Art Foundation, Woodbridge, CT
The Brodsky Center for Innovative Print and Paper, New Brunswick, NJ
R.A.P.S., Rutgers Archives for Printmaking Studios, New Brunswick, NJ
Southern Graphics Council Print Collection and Archives, Oxford, MS
Arizona State University Art Museum Print Archives, Tempe, AZ
University of Washington Special Collections, Book Arts Collection, Seattle, WA
University of Washington Print Collection, Seattle, WA 

Selected Awards / Residencies / Lectures

2015   Artist Lecture, Arts West, Seattle, WA
2013   Artist Lecture, The Mount, Seattle WA
2013   Art Projects Award, 4Culture, Seattle, WA
2013   Artist in Residence, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2013   Grant, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2012   Artist Lecture, Arts West, Seattle, WA
2007   Artist in Residence, Women's Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY
2007   Fellowship, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Morristown, NJ
2007   Visiting Artist Lecture, Women's Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY
2005   Grant, Change Inc., Captiva, FL
2005   Grant, Artist’s Fellowship Inc, New York, NY

Selected Bibliography

2017   “Letters to the Ocean,” City Arts Magazine, June 2017, page 3.
2016   Garen Glazer, “Five Faves: Fine Art Painters,” North End Metro, March/April, 2016. 22-23. 
2015   “Abstract Artist Explores Meditation and Murkiness,” myedmondsbeacon.com, November 23.
2015   Emily Hill, “Artfully Edmonds Brief: Zinc Art & Interior Preview,” myedmondsnews.com November 17.
2015   “Meet Lydia Bassis,” Uprise Art (blog). May 14. www.blog.upriseart.com.
2012   New American Paintings No. 97, Pacific Coast, January, p. 17, 28-31. Juror: Anne Ellegood.
2010   Dan Price, Visual Overture Magazine, Fall Issue, p. 14-15.
2010   Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan, “Spotlight on Lydia Bassis,” Apartment Therapy (blog). July 14. www.apartmenttherapy.com.
2009   Adriana Grant, “Introductions,” The Seattle Weekly, March 11.
2008   Sue Hostetler, “Love at First Site,” Gotham Magazine, April
2005   New American Paintings No. 57, Mid-Atlantic, May, p. 22-24. Juror: Jonathan Binstock.
2005   Susan Loyer, “Crafting Art at Rutgers”, The Home News Tribune, February 10.