Posted on Tuesday, October 20, 2009 by Alumni Association
Jamie Vasta, Sirens #3, 2009, 72" x 72", glitter on wood
Alumni Notes feature many important contributions CCA alumni are making.
The following Alumni Notes are taken from the fall 2009 edition of Glance, CCA's full-color magazine. The semiannual publication provides—among other things—the latest college alumni news: achievements, books published, awards received, and more!
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Stanley G. Grosse: Solo show: Courtesan, Kyoto, Black Orpheus, and Maui Coastal Series, Roy’s, Maui, May–Aug. 2009; Residency: Maui Preparatory Academy, 2009.
Michael Gordon: Group show: Jingzhe International Ceramic Exhibition, Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute, China, 2008.
Dennis Oppenheim: Solo show: Dennis Oppenheim, Galerie Jarmuschek, Berlin, June–Aug. 2009; Group show: The First Stop on the Super Highway, Nam June Paik Art Center, Yongin-Si, South Korea, Mar.–May 2009; Commissions: public sculptures in Grand Rapids, Michigan; Scottsdale, Arizona; Calgary, Canada; Chicago; Toronto; Houston; and Las Vegas, 2009.
Harry Weisburd: Work featured: World Wide Arts Resources and absolutearts.com, July 2009; MesArt, Apr. 2009; Iris for You, Apr. 2009; NYARTS magazine, Apr. 2009; “Landscape and the Figure” (TV interview), Visual Studies Workshop Media Center, San Francisco, Jan. 2009.
Ernest Cefalu: Featured: “UnCovered Interview: Rolling Stones Lips & Tongue Logo,” RockPop Gallery, July 2009; “Cover Story Interview: Jesus Christ Superstar,” RockPop Gallery, May 2009.
William Farley: Screening: five-film retrospective (plus one work in progress), Ventura Film Festival, California, Mar. 2009.
Karen Koblitz: Solo show: Earth Tones, L2kontemporary Gallery, Los Angeles, June–July 2009.
Doug Tinney: Publication: Life and Liberty at Lake Liz: The Story of a Park and Its People, 2009.
Marc Katano: Group shows: Friends, Cheryl Pelavin Fine Arts, New York, Dec. 2008–Jan. 2009; Inaugural Exhibition, Costello Childs Contemporary, Scottsdale, Arizona, Nov. 2008; Inaugural Exhibition, The Edge, Santa Fe, Oct. 2008; Featured: “Fine Art Profile: Marc Katano,” Creative Quarterly no. 12, 2008.
Mark Bowles: Solo shows: New Artists I, Translations Gallery, Denver, July–Aug. 2009; Following the Light, University of the Pacific, Stockton, California, Jan.–Feb. 2009; Atmosphere and Light: New Landscapes, Pamela Skinner / Gwenna Howard Contemporary Art, Sacramento, Sept. 2008; Acquisition: Denver Museum of Art, 2009; Bowles’s work is on display indefinitely in the Art Gallery at the Brazilian Court, Palm Beach, Florida.
Audrey Brown: Award: Fund for Artists Arts Teachers Fellowship Program, 2009.
Jeff Long: Solo show: New Paintings, Toomey Tourell, San Francisco, Feb. 2009.
Joan Perlman: Solo shows: From Ice, Fringe Exhibitions, Los Angeles, Nov.–Dec. 2008; Flux, David Cunningham Projects, San Francisco, May–June 2008; Group shows: One Week Only, Jancar Gallery and Jancar/McCorkle Projects, Los Angeles, July 2009; Small Works on Paper by the Artists of ZYZZYVA, Mina Dresden Gallery, San Francisco, June–July 2009; Cool and Austere, Jancar Gallery, Los Angeles, June 2008; Residencies: Ucross Foundation, Wyoming, fall 2009; SIM, Reykjavik Art Museum, July 2009.
Squeak Carnwath: Solo shows: Spare Change, Turner Carroll Gallery, Santa Fe, July–Aug. 2009; Loose Change, JH Muse Gallery, Jackson, Wyoming, July–Aug. 2009; New Work, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, Mar. 2009; Featured: Forum with Michael Krasny, KQED, July 2009.
John Finger: Solo show: Rock Meditations, Vintage Berkeley-Elmwood, May–July 2009.
Susan Goldsmith: Group shows: MarinScapes, Escalle Winery, Larkspur, California, July 2009; Five Decades of Women’s Art, Marin Civic Center Galleries, San Rafael, California, Mar.–May 2009.
Herbert Ranharter: Group show: ARTmART—Günstige Rahmenbedingungen für junge Kunst, Vienna Künstlerhaus, Nov. 2008.
Annie Morhauser: Featured: “This Is Us: Annie Morhauser of Annieglass,” KTEH TV, Jan. 2009.
Carole Hawkes: Cocurated: 1958 East West Abstractions, Togonon Gallery, San Francisco, Jan.–Feb. 2009.
Katherine Estrella: Group shows: Day of the Dead: Ancient Roots, Contemporary Expressions, Tohono Chul Park, Tucson, Aug.–Nov. 2009; Beauty in the Breast, Candelabra Gallery, Tucson, Aug. 2009; ¡Chubasco!, Raices Taller 222 Art Gallery and Workshop, Tucson, July–Sept. 2009; Forbidden Garden, Dinnerware Artspace, Tucson, June–July 2009.
Betsy Weis: Solo show: Nature/Nurture, RayKo Photo Center, San Francisco, Jan.–Feb. 2009.
Eleanor Dickinson: Curated: Jo Hanson: Crab Orchard Cemetery Revisited, Peninsula Art Museum, Belmont, California, July–Sept. 2009.
June Yokell: Solo shows: Paintings, Levy Art & Architecture, San Francisco, May–June 2009; Paintings, San Rafael Corporate Center, California, Apr.–Oct. 2009; Group shows: Dreams and Revelations, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Aug.–Sept. 2009; Painting Large #2, San Marco Gallery, Dominican University, San Rafael, California, July–Aug. 2009.
Robin Dintiman: Solo show: Familiar Places, Alliance Gallery, Narrowsburg, New York, Mar.–April 2009.
Dan Gottsegen: Solo show: Recent Paintings, Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne, Vermont, May–June 2009: Group shows: Sky, Water, Land, Light, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, Vergennes, Vermont, July–Aug. 2009; Small Works on Paper by the Artists of ZYZZYVA, Mina Dresden Gallery, San Francisco, June–July 2009; Publication: Land, Water, Sky, Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery, 2009; Work featured: cover, Hunger Mountain Review, spring 2009; Award: New England Foundation for the Arts grant, 2009; Commission: design, fabrication, and installation of aesthetic enhancements for the Brattleboro Vermont district courthouse, 2009.
Gale Antokal: Group show: From the Celestial Longitude of 45 Degrees, Ending at Longitude 60 Degrees, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, June–Aug. 2009.
Kijeong Jeon: Commission: Jeon designed the building for the Community Opportunity for Vocational Experience (COVE) in Paradise, California, which opened in Dec. 2008. The building is designed to be both soothing and stimulating to people with mental disabilities such as autism. It was featured in the Chico News & Review, Feb. 2009.
Mikae Hara: Solo show: With Love, Galerie Petites Formes, Osaka, Jan. 2009.
Sono Osato: Solo show: Babylon: The Buried Language Series, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, Mar.–May 2009; Featured: San Francisco Chronicle, Apr. 2009.
Charles Browning: Group shows: Strangers in a Strange Land, Morgan Lehman Gallery, Lakeville, Connecticut, Aug.–Sept. 2009; It’s a Schro Ro Summer!, Schroeder Romero, New York, July 2009.
Tracy Krumm: Solo show: Andrea Schwartz Gallery, San Francisco, Feb.–Mar. 2009; Group show: Connected: The Stitch, Cervini Haas Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona, Jan. 2009.
Nina Lyons: Solo show: Outside the Box, Inside the Frame, Menlo College, Atherton, California, Mar.–July 2009; Group show: 15th Annual Sculpture Exhibit, Ruth Bancroft Garden, Walnut Creek, California, June–July 2009; Publication: Poetry of Form, Edition One Studios, 2009; Screening: Leslie Ceramics, Berkeley, Jan. 2009; Work featured: Orinda News, Aug. 2009.
Katherine McKay: Group show: Pistils and Petals, Women’s Cancer Resource Center, Oakland, Nov.–Dec. 2008.
Patricia Sannit: Group show: Contemporary Forum Artists Grant Exhibition, Phoenix Art Museum, May–June 2009.
Ann Weber: Solo shows: Corrugated, Boise Art Museum, Idaho, May–Nov. 2009; Wonderland, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, California, Sept.–Nov. 2008; Featured: “SPARK Plug: Taking Craft to the Limit,” KQED TV, Jan. 2009.
Martha Pinkard-Williams: Group show: Collective Nouns: MCSD Art Faculty Biennial (reviewed in INDenver Times), Center for Visual Art, Metropolitan State College of Denver, Mar.–Apr. 2009.
Rosemary Allen: Solo show: Construction Workers, 333 Bush Street, San Francisco, Aug.–Nov. 2009.
Silvia Ledezma: Featured: The Ballad of Polly Ann: Celebrating Women Who Built the Bay Area’s Bridges, SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, July 2009.
Suzanne Onodera: Solo show: From the Landscape of Memory, Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka, California, Jan.–Mar. 2009; Residency: Saltonstall Arts Colony, Ithaca, New York, 2009.
Steve Dye: Group shows: West Oakland Green Scene, Middle Harbor Shoreline Park, June 2009; Illuminated Corridor, Middle Harbor Shoreline Park, Oakland, May 2009.
Misty Gamble: Group shows: Small Works, Miniatures, and Maquettes, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, California, July–Aug. 2009; Four Fired, Duane Reed Gallery, Saint Louis, June–July 2009; Emergence: The Resident Artist Exhibition, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, Florida, Apr.–May 2009; Human Narratives: Conversations in Clay, Victoria Boyce Gallery, Phoenix, Apr.–May 2009; The Watershed Six, Hyatt Regency Gallery, Phoenix, Apr. 2009; What the Future May Hold: Artists Consider the Post-Bush World, Museo Cultural de Santa Fe, Jan.–Feb. 2009; Work featured: Ceramic Sculptures, Lark Books, 2009; Residencies: special instructor, Kansas City Art Institute, Aug. 2009–May 2010; visiting artist, University of Florida, Gainesville, May 2009; visiting artist, Ceramic League of Palm Beach, Florida, Mar. 2009; special instructor and resident artist, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, Florida, Jan.–July 2009.
Ana Maria Hernando: Group show: Pure Pleasure, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Colorado, June–Sept. 2009.
Amy Kaufman: Solo show: Recent Work, Traywick Contemporary, Berkeley, Mar.–May 2009; Group show: New Releases: Kaufman, Liu, Puryear, Paulson Press, Berkeley, Mar.–May 2009.
Harry Siter: Solo show: An Avatar Collective, LIMN Gallery, San Francisco, Jan.–Feb. 2009.
Tari Kerss: Group show: Connected: The Stitch, Cervini Haas Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona, Jan. 2009.
Lisa Kokin: Solo show: Ex Libro, Donna Seager Gallery, San Rafael, California, Feb.–Mar. 2009.
Stacy Mar: Featured: Ligature Volume 9, Big Fig Design Group, June 2009.
Marlene Aron: Group shows: Passages, U.S. Chinese Art Museum, Oakland, Sept. 2009; Intersectionality of Sisters, Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland, Mar.–Apr. 2009; Commission: Dreaming Before Daylight, Art Works Downtown, San Rafael Public Library, California, 2008; Lectures: “Claude Monet: Painter of Light,” Rhoda Goldman Plaza, San Francisco, Feb. 2009; “The Life and Work of Vincent Van Gogh,” City Council Chambers, San Rafael, California, Oct. 2008.
Jianwei Fong: Solo show: Double Vision Happiness, Meridian Gallery, San Francisco, June–Aug. 2009.
Naomie Kremer: Solo shows: Ghosts, Magnes Museum Windows, Berkeley, Mar.–May 2009; Paintings and Hybrids, Modernism, San Francisco, Mar.–May 2009; Group show: Theaters of Memory: Art and the Holocaust, Jewish Museum, New York, Feb.–June 2009.
Linn Meyers: Group show: Superfine, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, July–Aug. 2009; Award: DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities fellowship, 2009; Acquisitions: Hirshhorn, Washington DC, 2009; Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington DC, 2009; Residencies: San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, Apr.–May 2009; University of Maryland, College Park, Jan.–Feb. 2009.
Hifumi Ogawa: Solo shows: Paintings 1993–2007, Taylor & Company, San Francisco, Apr.–May 2009; Ogawa Goes to Work, Hess Collection Contemporary Art Museum, Napa, California, Feb.–June 2009.
Stephen Sheffield: Solo show: Stephen Sheffield, Achilles Project, Boston, Apr.–June 2009; Commission: Eastern Standard Restaurant, Boston, 2009.
Harrell Fletcher: Group show: Assume Nothing: New Social Practice, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Canada, Jan.–May 2009; Commission: The Knowledge, Metro, Portland, Oregon; Award: Civic Engagement Award, Portland State University, Oregon, 2009.
Sue Mark (with marksearch): Work featured: “Art Project Celebrates Local History, Seeks to Bring Communities Together: 10,000 Steps Project,” Oakland North, June 2009.
Tara Tucker: Work featured: KQED Gallery Crawl, May 2009; Group show: Front + Center, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, California, Jan.–Feb. 2009.
Alice Park-Spurr: Group show: Soliloquies, Two Rivers Public Art Gallery, Prince George, Canada, Aug.–Nov. 2008.
Jeff Benroth: Featured: “Glass Logs for Hearths and Tables,” Los Angeles Times, July 2009.
Michele Palley: Publication: Me Vibration, CreateSpace, 2009.
Anthony Pearson: Group shows: Xerox Prints, Shane Campbell Gallery, Oak Park, Illinois, May–July 2009; Alex Hubbard, Charlemagne Palestine, Anthony Pearson, and Jon Pestoni, China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles, May–June 2009; Constructivismes, Almine Rech Gallery, Brussels, Jan.–Mar. 2009; A Twilight Art, Harris Lieberman Gallery, New York, Jan.–Feb. 2009; Mark Barrow, Anthony Pearson, Blinky Palermo, Lisa Cooley Fine Art, New York, Jan.–Feb. 2009; Publication: Anthony Pearson: Solarizations, Midway Contemporary Art, 2009.
John Clifford (with Think Studio): Commission: new look for the River to River Festival, New York, 2009.
Doug Jacuzzi (with Soularch Design): Commission: $3 million environmentally friendly Marina residence at 118–120 Cervantes Blvd., San Francisco, 2009.
Stella Lai: Group show: Beautiful/Decay A to Z, Kopeikin Gallery, West Hollywood, California, Feb.–Mar. 2009. Work featured: “Best of Beijing,” Flash Art, 2009; cover, Giant Robot no. 58 (the “15 Years Issue”), 2009; DailyServing, Mar. 2009.
Stephanie Dean: Solo shows: Modern Groceries, Ryerson Woods, Illinois, May–June 2009; Modern Groceries & Retrospective, Baby Grand, New York, Apr.–May 2009; Modern Groceries, FLATFILEgalleries, Chicago, Feb.–Mar. 2009; Group show: 4th Annual Juried Photography Exhibit, Morpho Gallery, Chicago, Apr.–May 2009; Featured: The Present Group Art Subscription Service issue 10, 2009; Award: Chicago Community Arts Assistance Program (CAAP) grant, 2009.
Herb Thornby (with Think Studio): Commission: new look for the River to River Festival, New York, 2009.
Timothy Duffy: Promotion: associate project architect, HGA Architects and Engineers, Sacramento, Feb. 2009.
Narangkar Glover: Solo show: It’s Gonna Be Awesome, Blankspace, Oakland, Sept.–Oct. 2009; Glover entered UC Berkeley’s MFA program in fall 2009.
Chris Oliveria: Solo show: A Garden for Losing One’s Head, LA>
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