Charlotte Dean

Artist & Writer

Professional Achievements

Art & Design

 Body Joy Project artist collective co-founder/ artist (2014-present)

I Can Swing Forever” CD/coloring book collaboration with Tracy Newman (2014)

“Salmurine” sculpture for the Kirkland Fish Frolic (2014)

Founder of mural design company Murolibre (2006-present)

Mural @ ryan james fine arts in Kirkland, WA (2013)

Mural "Volando Hacia La Libertad" @ Consejo Counseling and Referral Service(2013)

Creator “Printing from Life” workshop at Cornish College of the Arts. (2011)

“Not Ice Cream” sculpture with Ro Reyes in Hollywood, CA. (Caffé Etc) (2010)

Eco-friendly window display Seattle, WA. (Ottica Seattle) (2010)

Logo sculpture for the Nation Ltd. display in American Rag Co. (2009)

Mural for Look Book photo shoot for Nation LTD (2009)

Mural for Farmdale Elementary in Los Angeles, CA. (2008)

Murals for ShaSha nightclub in Mexico City. (2007)

Mural in Ghost's Club in Mexico City. (2006)

CD cover/booklet art for Tracy Newman "A Place in the Sun"

 CD cover/booklet art for Deborah Holland "Bad Girl Once” (2006)


 “Charlotte’s Shorts” live comedy show – Creator, writer, co-director (2014-present)

“Charlotte’s Shorts” blog (2009-present)

Dean, Charlotte. “My Crazy Baby Brother Just Won’t Grow!” Seattle, WA. (2012)

Dean, Charlotte. “My Crazy Baby Brother.” Seattle, WA. (2011)  


Art teacher to both children and adults in Seattle. (2011-present)

Gave 10 week art based therapy workshop at Consejo Counseling and Referral Service (2013)

Interned for Francesca Sundsten’s “Bare Bones” drawing class at Cornish College of the Arts (2012)

Developed the college level workshop “Printing From Life” at Cornish College of the Arts. (2011)

T.A. for Jeffrey Mitchell and Joey Veltcamp’s Life Drawing at Cornish College of the Arts. (2011)


"Overflow: The Party for All Bodies" exhibit at The House Studios in Seattle, WA (July 2015)

“Strangers in Line” exhibit at Theater Schmeater in Seattle, WA (October - November 2014)

“Living Lines” interactive art exhibit at Columbia City’s Ark Lodge Cinemas (November 2013)

“Living Lines” solo exhibit at ryan james fine arts in Kirkland, WA (September 2013)

“Small Works- Big Talent” group exhibit at Las Laguna art gallery Laguna Beach, CA (September 2013)

“Lady Parts” group exhibit at True Love Art Gallery, Seattle WA 2013

Belong to the Mary Alice Cooley Permanent Print Collection as of 2012

“Taking Note” Cornish College of the Arts BFA show (May 2012) Seattle, WA

“Almost Thirty” (December 2011) The Closet Gallery, Seattle, WA

“My Crazy Baby Brother” Book signing (October 2011) Chevalier’s bookstore, LA, CA.

“Forever Sketches” (August 2011) The Talking Stick Gallery, Venice, CA.

“My Crazy Baby Brother” Book signing/exhibition (August 2011) Caffé Etc, Hollywood, CA.

“Forever Sketches”  (July 2011) Utilikilts Seattle, WA.

“Merit Exhibition” (April 2011) Cornish Main Gallery Seattle, WA.

“Seattle-Oaxaca Connection Art Auction” (November 2010) at BUFU Gallery, Seattle, WA.

“Women in Trees¨ (June 2010) The Talking Stick Gallery, Venice, CA.

“Full Time Tourist”  (August-November 2009) Ottica Seattle, Seattle, WA.

“Full Time Tourist” (June, 2009) The Talking Stick Gallery, Venice, CA.

Mosto Gallery permanent collection since 2008, Mexico City, Mexico.

Education and Training

2012 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Summa Cum Laude, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA.

2005-2007 Painting and drawing, Jesús Reyes-Heroles Cultural Center, Mexico City, MX.

2000-2003 Visual Arts, Bard College, Anandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.

Grants and Awards

Seattle Met Magazine’s Picture Perfect Moments Contest winner (2011)

Puget Sound Group of Northwest Painters Scholarship Award (2011-2012)

Deborah Penna Memorial Scholar (2011-2012)

Kreielsheimer Scholar (2011-2012)

Cornish College of the Arts Scholar (2011-2012)

Roll Call Award recipient, Cornish College of the Arts (2011)

Presidential Scholar (2010-2012)

Nellie Cornish Scholar (2010-2012)