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       •        Artist & Inker for "The Dog" Part of Mystery House Comics: 6x6 Anthology - 2014

   •        Dancing Elephant Gallery, Baker City, Oregon,  Photo Display  -2014

   •        Wild Lotus Art Gallery,  Photo and Sculpture Display -2013 - 2014

   •        Art in Traffic, Boise Utility Box Artist -Overland & Curtis -2013

   •        Cactus Bar, Boise, Idaho, Photo Display -2012 thru 2014

   •        Teton Arts Council, Teton Brewing Company “The Art of Beer” Label Contest -2011
             1st and 3rd place winner

   `•        Teton Arts Council, Pin-Ups, Stickin' It to Breast Cancer! Fundraiser - 2011, 2010
             2011 - Donated and sold "Enigma di Lisa Brassiere lluminato Art Bra" Presented at The Teton Thai.
             2010 - Donated and sold print "Carry the Torch" Presented at The Circus Gallery.

    •        Displayed at
Chicago-L.org for historical B&W & Colour prints.
   
   •        Gallery Alexa Rose, Unframed Photo Exhibit - 2010
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   •        Brew Your Own, Label Contest - 2011, 2009
             2011 - Label design Editor's Choice Award..
             2009 - Label design contest winner.

   •        Boise City Arts Commission, Digital Art Collection - 2007
             One of eight artists with work selected for the first Boise Digital Art Collection, a Boise Percent-for-Arts project.  The piece, a digitally
             manipulated  photograph, is displayed at Boise City Hall in front of the entrance to the Information Technology (IT) Department.

   •        Boise Weekly Cover Art Grant Winner - 2009
             Thee Art Of, an artists group founded by Tarey P., was the proud recipient of a Boise Weekly Cover Art Grant, awarded to help
             Thee Art Of bring visual arts to the established Boise Experimental Music Festival.  The grant provided materials for visual artists
             to create improvisational art during musical performances.    

   •        Boise Weekly Black and White Photo Contest - 2010, 2009, 2008
             2010 - Honorable Mention, "Dry Lake Bed"; 2009 - First Place, "Sunset Theater";
             2008 - Two Honorable Mentions, "Tide Poles, & Mud Bubbles"

   •        Idaho State Fair, Photography - 2010, 2008
             2010 - Second Place, "Sunset Theater"; 2008- Fourth Place, "Antique Showerhead & Mud Bubbles"

   •        Boise Weekly Bad Cartoon Contest - 2009, 2005
             2009 - Second Place, "Flower Pot Man"; 2005 - Honorable Mention, "Kuna Gothic"

   •        Photography/Video for Boise Experimental Music Festival - 2005 through 2010
             Provided photo and video documentation for all five years of the annual festival in Boise, Idaho.  Also coordinated inclusion of
             visual arts in 2009 and 2010, with several artists creating live improvisational art during the musical performances.  

   •        Exhibit at Playscool, Salt Lake City, Utah - 1995
             Exhibit of paintings and sculpture at Playscool, an underground gallery/dance club in Salt Lake City.  One of these sculptures
             appears in the Trent Harris film, "Plan 10 From Outer Space", parts of which were filmed at Playscool.  







If you would like to purchase original prints and/or products.
Please visit my page at
Fine Art America.

I have been an artist since I was a child, working in a variety of media including paint (oil and watercolor), mixed media,
sculpture,     photography, digital music, graphic arts and website design.  I aspire to evolve my own creativity and
inspire  others through my company Thee Art Of, a free gallery and resource website that in turn helps to generate
community arts involvement and volunteerism.

I have degrees in graphic design, desktop publishing and offset printing.  I have been working as a graphic artist for
over twenty years,  in both design and production.  Current graphic design work includes website design, business
cards and brochures, postcards and other media for a variety of people and businesses.  

My work begins through the use of digital SLR photography and a computer, which emphasizes the endless medium
of digital media.  I explore the abstract and creative lighting through handmade scenery as motifs to describe the idea
of imaginary space. Using props, models and multiple images as patterns, I try to create meditative environments that
provoke thought and inspiration.

My work is an attempt to transform ordinary matter into something extraordinary, to bridge the conceptual realm to the
material world. I recycle and repurpose objects using materials in ways that distill and represent various aspects of their
inherent physical properties, revealing an unexpected beauty in a previously unseen way.

Tarey Potter is a mixed/multi-media artist aspiring to continually
evolve his own creativity and provoke thought
and inspiration in others.
The inherent visual seductiveness, along with the conciseness
of his artworks, further complicates the reception
of their manifold layers of meaning.
Tarey currently lives and works in Boise, Idaho.

-Thee Art of -2005
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