Summary Biography & Exhibitions


University of California, Berkeley B.A. in Art 1943

University of California, Berkeley M.A. in Art 1945

San Francisco Art Institute, Additional Study 1948

Professional Experience

Professor Emeritus, Art Department, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 1986-2001

Professor of Art, Art Department, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 1947-86

Chairman, Art Department, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 1951-72

Instructor in Art, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 1947-51

Instructor & Lecturer in Art, University of California at Berkeley, CA 1946-47

Taussig Traveling Fellowship, University of California at Berkeley (Mexico/New York) 1945-46

United States Naval Reserve 1943-44

Exhibitions – Solo

Ebert Gallery, San Francisco, CA 1996

Holbrook Gallery, Lewiston, ID 1990

Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA 1988

William Sawyer Gallery, San Francisco, CA 1987

WSU Museum of Art, Pullman, WA 1986

Woodside/Braseth Gallery, Seattle, WA 1982

Gallery 76, Wenatchee, WA 1980

Fairbanks Gallery, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 1979

Mushroom Gallery, Spokane, WA 1979

Nica Gallery, Pullman, WA 1979

University of Idaho Gallery, Moscow, ID 1969

Washington State University Gallery, Pullman, WA 1968

Art Center, Wenatchee, WA 1967

Fountain Gallery, Portland, OR 1966

Picture House Gallery, Walla Walla, WA 1961

Exhibitions – Two Person

Mushroom Gallery, Spokane, WA 1984

Carnegie Center, Walla Walla, WA 1975

Exhibitions – Three Person

First National Bank, Spokane, WA 1967

Exhibitions – Four Person

Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA 1954

Exhibitions – Selected Group

Washington State University Department of Fine Arts

Retrospective, Showing Off for 50 Years, Pullman, WA 1996

University Art Gallery, California State University, Chico, CA 1994

Vladivostok/Khabarosk, Russia 1993

Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA 1993

William Sawyer Gallery, San Francisco, CA 1993

WSU Faculty Exhibition 1947-1994

Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA 1990

North Central Washington Museum, Wenatchee, WA 1987

Fountain Gallery, Portland, OR 1979/1981

Gordon Woodside Gallery, Seattle, WA Aug. 1979/Oct. 1979/1981

Governor’s Invitational, Olympia, WA 1966-70/1973-75/1979/1981

Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, WA 1960/1962-64/1976/1978/1982

Butler Institute of American Art, Ohio 1964

Seattle World’s Fair, Seattle, WA 1962

Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia 1958

Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA 1952-54

Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA 1948/1950-62/1964-1966

Frye Museum, Seattle, WA 1956/1961/1963

San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA 1946-48/1950/1953

DeYoung Museum, San Francisco, CA 1948/1950/1956/1960

Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA 1958

Los Angeles Museum, Los Angeles, CA 1949

Oakland Art Museum, Oakland, CA 1947/1955

Gallery Affiliations

Ebert Gallery, San Francisco, CA 1995-1999

William Sawyer Gallery, San Francisco, CA 1982-1988

Woodside/Braseth Gallery, Seattle, WA 1979-1984

Nica Gallery, Pullman, WA 1979-1993

Mushroom Gallery, Spokane, WA 1978-1985

Fountain Gallery, Portland, OR 1966-1985

San Francisco Art Bank, San Francisco, CA 1950-1960

Served on numerous one-person and group Juries.


First Annual Distinguished Achievement Award for Faculty

College of Sciences and Arts, Washington State University, May 10, 1986

Washington State University Distinguished Service Award, May 10, 1986

Governor’s Proclamation: “Keith Monaghan Appreciation Day”, May 10, 1986

Spokane Annual, Spokane, WA 1951/1954/1976

Washington State Annual 1963

Bellevue Arts & Crafts Fair, Bellevue, WA 1956-58

Woessner Gallery, Seattle, WA 1955-58

Spokane Art Center, Spokane, WA 1957

Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA 1951/1954/1957

Frye Museum, Seattle, WA 1956

San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA 1948


California Art Review

Who’s Who in American Art

Who’s Who in America

Who’s Who in the West

International Who’s Who in Art and Antiques

Numerous Regional Exhibition Publications & University Press


Numerous Private Collections (Listing available upon request)

Public and Corporate Collections include:

Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA

Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR

Washington State University Art Museum, Pullman, WA

Washington State University Foundation Collection, Pullman, WA

Neil Public Library, Pullman, WA

Swedish Hospital Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Black and Company, Portland, OR

Idaho First Bank, Pocatello, ID

Harsch Investment Company, Portland, OR

US National Bank, Portland, OR

Louisiana Pacific Corporation, Portland, OR

Ranier Bank, Spokane, WA