EDUCATION

2007 MFA - Painting - High Distinction, California State University Northridge, Northridge, CA

1991 BFA – Interior Architecture, High Distinction, California College of Arts & Crafts, San Francisco, CA

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SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019, Emerging Artist Series, Foundry Art Centre, St Charles, MO

2018, West Gallery, Mike Curb College of Arts, Media & Communication, Cal State University Northridge, CA

2017, Penn State Altoona, PA

2016, The Billboard Creative, Santa Monica Blvd., LA

2013, The Butterfly Hurricanes Project, LouisJane Studio, Pasadena, CA

2011, Haus Gallery, Pasadena, CA

2009, Moorpark College Gallery, CA

2007, Weltanschauung - MFA Thesis Exhibition, Cal State University Northridge West Gallery

 

TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2014, As You Like It, Rymer Gallery, Nashville

2013, Destruction and Deconstruction, Esvelt Gallery, Columbia Basin College, Pasco, WA

2010, FA LA LA (ma non troppo), 2 Person Exhibition, Mark Wolfe Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA

2008, Current State of Affairs - 2 Person Exhibition, Market Street Gallery, San Francisco, CA

GROUP

2020

Instant Imagery, SE Center for Photography, Greenville, SC

Made in California, City of Brea Art Gallery, CA

Perceive Me, Ronald H Silverman Fine Arts Gallery, Cal State University Los Angeles

The Same Thing Every Day, Moorpark Gallery, CA

2019

The Nothing That Is, Brand Library Art Gallery, Glendale, CA

Parlor Project Space, La, CA

Let Me Eat Cake Too, Blue Roof Studios, LA, CA

Made in California, City of Brea Art Gallery, CA

Blinky The Friendly Hen 40th Anniversary Exhibition, Cal State University Northridge, CA

2018

CSUN Alumni Small Works, Shoebox Projects LA, CA

Intersection, Korean Cultural Center, LA, curated by Emily Gonzalez-Jarrett

Mothers, Eggshells and the People Who Birth Us, Keystone Art Space, curated by Kim Abeles

2017

Gallery Tally, All Women Art Fair, Miami

All Media 2017, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, curated by Kim Abeles

Full & Part (Two), CSUN Faculty Exhibition, Northridge

2016

First Response, Keystone Art Space, Los Angeles

Miami Spectrum, bG Gallery Los Angeles

Makeshift Museum, Los Angeles

60 Americans, Makeshift Museum, Los Angeles

Still Life Past, Present, Future, uBeArt, Berkeley, CA

Groundswell, Groundspace, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Mat Gleason

Face In The Crowd, ArtShare LA

Holiday Exhibition, bG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2015

FL3TCH3R International, Reese Museum, TN

Summer Group Exhibition, Co-LAb, LA, CA

GALA Exhibits, Holly Boruck & Sandra Low, Curated by John O'Brien, Glendale, CA

Combines, bG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

3rd Hildegard Festival of Women in the Arts, Cal State University Stanislaus, CA

2013

Under Construction, Antelope Valley College Art Gallery, Lancaster, CA

Units of Measure, Rymer Gallery, Nashville

LIKE, Davidson Galleries, Seattle

The Wild Flowers, Sturt Haaga Gallery at Descanso Gardens, Curated by John O'Brien

2012

20th Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, Curated by Douglas Fogle, Max Presneill, Alma Ruiz

Beauty Comes In Many Forms, Linus Gallery, Pasadena

Summer Exhibition - Moorpark College Gallery, CA

Collector's Choice - Sylvia White Gallery, CA

2011

Soft Machine: DNA, Curated by Mike Saijo, USC Institute for Genetic Medicine Art Gallery, LA

Soft Machine UT, Curated by Mike Saijo, Bleicher/Golightly Gallery, Santa Monica

Summercamp Project, El Sereno, LA

Flora – Curated by John O'Brien, Ontario Airport, CA

The Open Day Book, Curated by David P. Earle, LACE Los Angeles, CA

2010

Thickening the Plot – Curated by John O'Brien, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA

Brilliant Paintings & Amazing Ceramics, Sylvia White Gallery, Ventura, CA

Sweet Subversives: Contemporary California Drawings, Long Beach Museum of Art, CA

2009

Ferencvarosi Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

Interactions - Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA

Gem - Los Angeles Art Association, LA, CA

Drawing From Experience - San Pedro Chamber of Commerce, San Pedro, CA

Man's Inhumanity to Man - Brand Library Art Gallery, Glendale, CA

2008

Mucius Gallery - Budapest International Artists Residency, Budapest, Hungary

A Mirror in Which to Dwell - Ventura County Arts Council, CA

Summer Group Exhibition - Mark Wolfe Contemporary Art, San Francisco

Juried All-Media Exhibition - Palos Verdes Art Center

Muzzles, Beaks, and Stingers - Art Dialogue, Prague, Czech Republic

2007

Aurora - LAAA/Gallery 825

Tarfest - Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles

LAAA Biannual Exhibition - LAAA South/Mike Napoliello Gallery, Hermosa Bch

2006

Artists of the Valley - Pierce College Art Gallery, CA

Tarfest - Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles

ALPAN Gallery, Long Island, NY

Award Winners Exhibition - 2nd City Council Art Gallery, Long Beach, CA

Open Exhibition, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

2005

Petite Works II, Gallery 825, Bergamot St., Santa Monica, CA

Limner Gallery, Phoenicia, NY

Chesterton Art Center, Chesterton, Indiana

Out Auction benefiting the LA Gay & Lesbian Center, Pacific Design Center

2nd City Council Art Gallery, Long Beach, CA

CSUN Art Gallery, Northridge, CA

IN THE ABSTRACT, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

Bert Green Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

Petite Works II, Gallery 825 Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA

2004

LA Municipal Art Gallery Fundraiser, Barnsdall Art Park

BROAD EXPRESSIONS - 7 Women Painters, SCA Gallery, Pomona, CA

OUTSIDERS, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

All Media Juried Exhibition, Palos Verdes Art Center, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

WALLWORKS - Brewery Artist Colony Complex, Los Angeles, CA

SPATIALLY INSPIRED - WomanMADE Gallery, Chicago, IL

WHITE PLANES - Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

ENVISIONING THE FUTURE, Nichols Gallery @ Pitzer College, Claremont, CA

Open Exhibition, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

Up To Kivipankki , International Invitational Exhibition, Jamsa, Finland

2002

Small Works 2002, City of Louisville, Kentucky

The Day After - International Invitational Art Show, Barcelona, Spain

1995 - 2000

Circle Elephant Gallery - Group Show - Los Angeles, CA

Fem-i-ine Art Exhibit - 621 Gallery - Tallahassee, Florida

SITE 'Blow Up' Exhibition, LA, CA

Valdosta Works On Paper IX, Valdosta, Georgia

Hyperdisc State Juried Competition, Santa Monica, CA

ARTernatives National Exhibition, San Luis Obispo, CA

Mythos Gallery, Burbank, CA

Studio A, SilverLake, CA

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TEACHING - Foundation Drawing, Figure Drawing, Painting, 2D Design, Color Theory

2006 – present Cal State University Northridge

2010 – present Ryman Arts

2010 – 2014 Moorpark College

2008-2013 Coach Art, Los Angeles, CA - Volunteer teacher for chronically ill children and young adults

May '12 Adult Drawing Class, Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA

Spring '11 Visiting Teaching Artist – Pilgrim School, LA

2008 – 2011 Armory Center for the Arts

Summer '10 Beginning Acrylic Painting, Grumbacher, Covina

2009 Pierce College

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CURATORIAL

2014 - 2018  Director & Curator, Surrogate Gallery Projects, Pasadena

2012 Interim Gallery Director, Moorpark College

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GRANTS & AWARDS

2015, '16, '17 Pasadena Arts League, Curator/Director, Surrogate Gallery Projects

2015 - 16 The Plum Foundation, Curator/Director, Surrogate Gallery Projects

2015 City of Pasadena Invidual Artist Grant

2013 USA Project Funding Grant, The Butterfly Hurricanes Project

2011 Sharon Disney Lund Master Teaching Artist Grant, Ryman Arts, LA, CA

2009 Artists' Resource for Completion Grant, The Durfee Foundation, Los Angeles, CA

2006 Graduate Equity Fellowship Award - CSUN

2006-2007 Mabel Wilson Richards Scholarship

2006 Hans G. Burkhardt Memorial Scholarship - CSUN

2005-2006 National Dean's List Scholarship

2005-2006 Mabel Wilson Richards Scholarship

2004-2005 International Visual Arts-Painting Grant, Alpha Delta Kappa Foundation

2003 Individual Artist Grants, The George Sugarman Foundation, Inc., Novato, CA

1996 Award of Excellence, Manhattan Arts International Competition, New York, NY

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SELECTED COMMISSIONS & PROJECTS

San Francisco Moscone Marriott, CA

Myriad Fine Art Print Collection, Atlanta, GA

Monarch Collection, Van Nuys, CA

Atlantic Trust Company, Denver, CO

George Washington University Hospital, Washington, DC

Bellagio Hotel, Soho Myriad Inc., Atlanta, GA

Veterans Administration, Washington, DC

Borgata Casino, Atlantic City

Rutgers University, New Jersey

ESPN Zone Restaurant - Denver, CO & Las Vegas, NV

Governing Magazine Corporate Headquarters, Washington, DC

Harrah's Casino, Chicago, IL

ESPN Zone Restaurant, Downtown Disney Anaheim, CA

General Accounting Office, Washington, DC

UPS Corporate Headquarters

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RESIDENCIES

March 2017 Artist Residency, The Andalucia, Pasadena, CA

2011 Teaching Residency, ArtMill, Czech Republic

2008 Hungarian Multicultural Center - International Artist Residency in Budapest, Hungary

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PUBLICATIONS

Dazed & Confused Magazine London, Perceive Me @ Cal State University LA

Park La Brea News Beverly Press, Intersections, Launch LA, Korean Cultural Center, LA

VoyageLA Magazine, May 7, 2018, Featured Artist in 'Thought Provokers'

Artist Portfolio Magazine, January 9, 2018, 10 Art Competition

Hometown Pasadena, September, 2017, Reconstructions, Surrogate Gallery Projects, by Kat Ward

Hometown Pasadena, September, 2017, Pasadena Artists Place in 'ALL MEDIA' Show, by Kat Ward

Hometown Pasadena, March, 2017, Zeitgeist Portraits, Artist Residency, by Kat Ward

Hometown Pasadena, February, 2017, S + P = A, Surrogate Gallery Projects, by Kat Ward

ART Habens Magazine Special Edition, Nov. 2015, http://issuu.com/arthabens/docs/arthabensartreview_spissue

Hometown Pasadena, August, 2015, Illuminate, Surrogate Gallery Projects, by Kat Ward

Hometown Pasadena, Oct., 2014, Art Pop-Up: Us Versus THEM, Surrogate Gallery Projects, by Kat Ward

The Tennessean, Nashville Event Unites Fashion and Art, March 29, 2014, by MiChelle Jones

Hometown Pasadena, April 4, 2014, Pot-Luck Up-Pop, Surrogate Gallery Projects, by Kat Ward

Artist Portfolio Magazine, Oct. 6, 2013, LA vs NY Selected Artist, Juror Ingrid Reeve

Artist Portfolio Magazine, Issue #9, 2012 Abstract Art Competition Honorable Mention, Juror Martina Nehrling

Caliban Online Magazine, Issue #4, 2011, Editor Larry Smith

The Open Day Book, ISBN: 978-1-9356130-7-7, David P. Earle, 2010

 

CATALOGUES

Perceive Me, curated by Kristine Schomaker, essay by Shana Nys Dambrot, catalogue by Tony Pinto, Jan. 2020

The Nothing That Is Catalogue, curated by Christine Rasmussen & Yaron Dotan, Brand Library Art Center, Dec. 2019

Painting in the 21st Century, Juried by Steven Henry Madoff, Site: Brooklyn Gallery, NY, October 2018

APERO Fine Art Catalogue, July, 2018

Man's Inhumanity to Man, Journey Out of Darkness - Exhibition Catalogue ISBN 978-0-578-01642-9

City of Glendale, CA - Brand Library Gallery, Guest Curator Ramela Abbamontian

Summer Group Exhibition - Mark Wolfe Contemporary Art Gallery, San Francisco, California

621 Gallery, Tallahassee, Florida - Exhibition Catalogue 1998, 'fem'-i-nie n women collectively: womenkind'

 

REVIEWS

The Nothing That Is review by Lorraine Heitzman for Art & Cake, Nov. 2019

Tri-City Herald, October 29, 2013, Deconstruction & Destruction, review by Dori O'Neal

ArtScene, Weekly Newsletter, Oct. 8, 2010, ''Thickening the Plot'', Angels Gate Cultural Center, by Betty Ann Brown

ArtScene, Vol. 29, No. 8, April 2010, Continuing & Recommended, Diane Calder, Brilliant Paintings, Amazing Ceramics, curator: Betty Brown, Sylvia White Gallery

San Francisco Art Magazine August 2008 - Review by Anastasia Steinberg

Pitzer College Participant Magazine - Winter 2004, 'Envisioning the Future With Judy Chicago', Nichols Gallery

Las Vegas Review-Journal Online Edition - July 19, 2001, 'Restaurant-In The Zone', ESPN Zone Restaurant Artwork