Biography

EDUCATION
1985 University of California, Davis, Emphasis-painting/drawing, MFA 1985 Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME 1980 University of California, Davis, Studio Art, BA

TEACHING
Professor, Painting & Drawing, CSU East Bay, Hayward, CA


SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2016
Recent Paintings & Collages, Paul Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA New Work, Paul Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2014
Paintings, Paul Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2013
Paintings, B. Sakata Garo Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2012
Habitation, St. Supery Estates Art Gallery, Rutherford, CA

2011
It’s never too late to have a happy childhood, Braunstein Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA, two person show

2009
b. Sakata Garo, Sacramento, CA

2008
New Work, Braunstein Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2005
Near at Hand, Braunstein Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2003
A Thousand Layers of Self, James Kaneko Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2002
New Work, Braunstein Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2000
Gregory Kondos Gallery, Sacramento City College, Sacramento, CA

1999
Shasta College Gallery, Redding, CA, two-person show with Michael Tompkins Recent Artists: Paintings and Drawings, Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento, CA

1997
Recent Work, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1994
New Work, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1992
Recent Paintings, Artists Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento, CA

1991
Mixed Media on Paper, Natsoulas-Novelozo Gallery, Davis, CA

1989
Recent Work, Jeremy Stone Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1988
Artists Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento, CA

1986
Introductions ‘86, Allrich Gallery, San Francisco, CA Landscape Drawings, Shackelford & Sears, Davis, CA

1985
MFA Exhibition, Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis Artworks Gallery, Fair Oaks, CA

1984
Davis Art Center, Davis, CA


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018
Lucid Art Residency Annual Exhibition, Gallery Route One, Point Reyes Station, CA

2017
Seattle Art Fair, Seattle, WA EXPO Chicago, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL ArtMRKT, Fort Mason, SF, CA

2016
Celebrating Ruth, Fouladi Projects, San Francisco, CA Faculty and Staff Exhibition, University Gallery, CSUEB, Hayward, CA

2015
Collage-New Directions, Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, Carmel, CA

2014
artMRKT, San Francisco, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA EXPO Chicago, Festival Pavilion, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL Art Silicon Valley/San Francisco, San Mateo County Event Center, San Mateo, CA

2013
artMRKT, San Francisco, Fort Mason San Francisco, CA Art Miami, International Contemporary and Modern Art Fair, Miami, FL EXPO Chicago, festival Pavilion, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL Palm Springs Fine Art Fair, Palm Springs Convention Center, Palm Springs, CA LA Art Show, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA

2012
artMRKT San Francisco, Concourse Exhibition Center San Francisco, CA Transcendental Visions, The Independent, Sand City, CA. (catalog) A Selection of Gallery Artists, Paul Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco,CA Palm Springs Fine Art Fair, Palm Springs Convention Center, Palm Springs, CA Art Miami, International Contemporary and Modern Art Fair, Miami, FL LA Art Show, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA

2011
Crosscurrents, Togonon Gallery, San Francisco, CA Faculty Show, University Gallery, CSU East Bay Collage, Cherry Center, Carmel, CA Beyond Tradition: Art Legacies at the Richmond Art Center, Part 2, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA

2009
Assemblage, Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, CA Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2008
Balancing Perspectives: East Asian Influences in Contemporary Art, JFK University Art Gallery, Berkeley, CA Contemporary Drawings and Works on Paper, Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento, CA

2007
Coming Attractions - Group Show, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2003
Cut, copy, paste: the art of contemporary collage, De Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA Branch Out, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA The Miniature Show, Graystone Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2001
San Francisco International Art Exposition, Ft. Mason, San Francisco, CA A private need; Manuel Neri's art collection, Arts Benicia Gallery Invitational Exhibition, Richard Nelson Gallery, UCD, Davis, CA

2000
Self Portraits, Artists Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento, CA Selected Recent Acquisitions, Richard Nelson Gallery, UC Davis Review and Preview, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA Artists in Embassies Program (AIEP) Exhibition, Lima Peru (catalog) Simply Drawing, Artists Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento, CA Artists Valentines, Nelson Gallery, University of CA, Davis

1999
They hold up half the sky, South of Market Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA

1998
Inaugural Exhibition, Campbell-Thiebaud Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA Group Exhibition, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA Faculty Exhibition, University Gallery, CSU Hayward Off the Wall, Artists Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento, CA

1997
Group Exhibition, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA Invitational Exhibition, Nelson Gallery, University of CA, Davis

1996
Group Exhibition, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Franciscom, CA

1994
Joan Roebuck Gallery, Lafayette, CA Good things come…, Braunstein Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA Yellow Forest, SOMAR Gallery, San Francisco, CA North by Northeast 2, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA (catalog) Landscapes & Still lifes of the Sacramento Valley School, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA Artists Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento

1993
Contemporary Artists of the California Landscape, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA Artists Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento, CA

1992
East is East, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA Northern California to Northern Italy, Joan Roebuck Gallery, Lafayette, CA Looking Out/Looking In, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA (catalog) Rodeo, a studio community, Bedford Gallery, Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA (catalog)

1991
Kingsley Centennial, Artworks Gallery, Fair Oaks, CA

1990
Jeremy Stone Gallery, San Francisco, CA Artists of Contra Costa County, Hearst Art Gallery, St. Mary’s College of CA, Moraga, CA (catalog)

1989
Landscape Visions, California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

1988
The Contemporary Romantic Landscape, Jeremy Stone Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1987
West Coast Collage, University of Oregon Museum of Art, Eugene, OR (catalog) Artists Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento, CA Shackleford & Sears, Davis, CA

1986
All California 86, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA Pence Gallery, Davis, CA Faculty Show, Sierra College, Winstead Gallery, Rocklin, CA

1985
A Place Apart, Allrich Gallery, San Francisco, CA (catalog)

1985
Davis at Berkeley, Heller Gallery, University of California, Berkeley Post 84 Show, Davis Art Center, Davis, CA Chann Eliott Gallery, Sacramento, CA Collage, Winstead Gallery, Sierra College, Rocklin, CA

1984
American Works on Paper, Zaner Gallery, Rochester, NY (catalog)


RESIDENCY AWARDS

2018 Skaftfell Artist Residency, Center for visual Arts, Seyðisfjörður, East Iceland

2017 Lucid Art Residency, Inverness, CA


ACADEMIC AWARDS

2015
Sabbatical leave award CSU East Bay

2009
Sabbatical leave award CSU East Bay

1998
Sabbatical leave award CSU Hayward

1992
Faculty Development Award CSU Hayward

1984
Regents Fellowship, University of California, Davis Andy Warhol Scholarship, Art Dept., University of CA, Davis

1984
Skowhegan Summer School Scholarship Humanities Research Grant, UCD

1983
Graduate Opportunity Fellowship, UCD Humanities Research Grant, UCD

1980
Member, Phi Beta Kappa, University of California, Davis Chapter


SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Mr. & Mrs. Trevor Foster, St. Helena, CA
Linda Aldrich, San Francisco
Tom Konopiots, Chicago, IL
Peggy and Willis Newton, San Francisco, CA
Lifelong Medical Care, Berkeley CA
Estate of JESS and Robert Duncan
Jonathon Wells, Chicago IL
Manuel Neri, Benicia, CA
Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
Thom W. Weisel, San Francisco, CA
Fine Arts Collection, University of California Davis
Paul Thiebaud Foundation, San Francisco, CA
Nancy & Paul Pelosi, Washington, D.C.
Joan Roebuck, Lafayette, CA
Hewlett-Packard Co., Roseville, CA
Bank of America, San Francisco, CA
San Francisco Federal Savings San Francisco, CA
Silicon Valley Bank, San Jose, CA
Hyatt Regency, San Francisco, CA
Sarah Blaffer Hrdy, Winters, CA
Estate of Ruth Braunstein, San Francisco, CA


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2016
Chun, Kimberly, “Group show to honor gallery owner Ruth Braunstein”, San Francisco Chronicle, Jan, 27, 2016

2014
Kenneth Baker, "Grace Munakata's Abstracts- At 1st Glance", San Francisco Chronicle, March 8, 2014. Read Article »

2013
Einspruch, Franklin, “Lil’ Older Sister Comes of Age: Miami before Basel”, Art Critical, Dec. 8, 2013 Dalkey, Victoria, “Artist mixes abstraction, pattern, imagery”, Sacramento Bee, June 14, 2013

2012
Ryce, Walter, “Trancendental Vision Inspires Ambiguity, Contemplation and Quiet”, Monterey County Weekly, January 26, 2012

2011
Baker, Kenneth, “Simulations, substances and humor”, San Francisco Chronicle, July 2, 2011

2009
Victoria Dalkey, "A dogged search...for home", Sacramento Bee, April 10. David Roth, "Grace Munakata @ b. sakata garo", www.squarecylinder.com, April 19.

2008
Victoria Dalkey, “Mastery’s on the line…” Sacramento Bee, September 19

2005
Jordan Essoe, “Grace Munakata at Braunstein/Quay Gallery”, cover image and review, Artweek, May

2003
2003 Barbara Morris, "Cut, Copy, Paste: The Art of Contemporary Collage" at the de Saisset Museum Artweek Victoria Dalkey, “Critic’s Pick, James Kaneko Gallery.” Sacramento Bee, December 7.

2000
Victoria Dalkey, "Rich Study in Contradictions...” Sacramento Bee, November 5. Steven Jenkins, “2000 Faculty Exhibition”, Artweek, March.

1996
Julie Allen, Arts Programming Producer, PBS, KRCB, Rohnert Park, CA “Expressions l996”, video profiles of 5 Bay Area artists.

1994
Alan M. Gordon, “Flatlanders: Sacramento Valley School”, Artweek, February 3.

1992
Warren Dreher, Marti Klinkner & Carol Fowler, “Rodeo, A Studio Community”, essays published by the Bedford Gallery, Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek. Nancy Steele, “Strait Reflections”. Diablo Arts Magazine, May.

1991
Marilyn Moyle, Davis Enterprise, Art Review, March 24. Carol Fowler, “Artists’ Enclave”. West County Times, August 4.

1989
Kenneth Baker. “Painters attack images from different angles.” San Francisco Chronicle, September 1. Bruce Nixon. “The Constant Light”. Artweek. July 1. Tony Chan. “Another Day in America” Video

1988
Victoria Dalkey. “Varying Visions”. Sacramento Bee, March 20.

1986
David Winter. “Introductions ‘86. Artnews, October. Victoria Dalkey, “Memories sifted...” Sacramento Bee, October 5. Del McColm. “Rare Landscape Exhibits”. Davis Enterprise, September 25. Victoria Dalkey. “Meetings by the Bay”. Sacramento Bee, July.

1985
Joanne Burstein Hays. “Visions from Special Places”. Artweek, May. Ellen Schlesinger. “Basking in Basics: Exhibits of Hard-won Mastery in Davis”. Sacramento Bee, June.


GALLERY REPRESENTATION

Paul Thiebaud Gallery 645 Chestnut Street, San Francisco, CA 94133 415.434-3055 www.paulthiebaudgallery.com

b. sakata garo fine art 923 Twentieth Street Sacramento, CA 95811 916.447.4276 www.bsakatagaro.com

 
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