Posted on Wednesday, September 29, 2010 by Alumni Association
Anne Devine, forward3 triangulation, Giza Plateau, Egypt, 2010
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Robert Bechtle: Group shows: Photorealist Watercolors: The PieperPower Collection, The Columbus Museum, Georgia, Apr.-July 2010; Selected Works: Robert Bechtle, Ed Ruscha, Wayne Thiebaud, William T. Wiley, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, Mar.-May 2010; Curated: They Knew What They Wanted: One Exhibition Across Four Galleries Abducted by Four Artists, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco 2010.
Harry Weisburd: Group shows: Think Green 2, Expressions Gallery, Berkeley, Apr.-June 2010; World Art Foundation Expo Las Vegas II, Art District Gallery; Featured in: Couple On Russian, Hill, San Francisco, Overlooking San Francisco Bay on cover of "Las Vega's Best: Magazine for Luxury," 2010; Planet Earth Planet Art by Mirca Art Group and Bruce Rimell, 2010.
Gregory Zerovnik: Completed: PhD in Psychology with a specialty in Media Psychology from Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara, California and passed the oral review in July 2009.
Shelly Weinstein: Group show: Insect Invitational Group Show, B Square Gallery, Philadelphia, June-July 2010.
Larry Berger: Solo show: Green Folk Art Furniture and Paintings, The Eco-Center, San Francisco, Feb.-Mar. 2010.
Jon Taner: Solo show: Poses, The North Haven Gallery, Maine, July 2010; Group show: Gail Browne Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts, May-Oct. 2010.
Kay Bradner: Group show: August Group Exhibition, Donna Seager Gallery, San Rafael, California, Aug. 2010.
Ruth Boerefijn: Group shows: 3x3: three artists - three installations, Cabrillo Gallery, Cabrillo College, Aptos, California, Mar.-Apr. 2009; Assemblage + Collage + construction, The Museum of Art & History, Santa Cruz, California, Jan.-Apr. 2009; Residency: Site specific work at Ucross Foundation, Clearmont, Wyoming, Sept. 2010.
Scott Greene: Solo show: Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, July-Aug. 2010; Group shows: Secret Drawings, Palo Alto Art Center, June-Sept. 2010; Albuquerque Now, Albuquerque Museum of Art, New Mexico, Jan.-Apr. 2010.
Jan Watten: Group show: Third Annual International Juried Plastic Camera Show, Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco, Feb.-Apr. 2010.
Rika Ohara: Screening: The Heart of No Place, Göteborg International Film Festival, Gothenburg, Sweden, Jan.-Feb. 2010; Award: Best International Feature for The Heart of No Place, a modern art reinterpretation of Yoko Ono's life and work by Rika Ohara, London Independent Film Festival, Apr. 2010. The prize included a $70,000 post-production deal with Prime Focus, UK.
June Yokell: Group shows: Marin/Scapes, Escalle Winery, Larkspur, California, July 2010; Surface/Tension: H2O, Bay Model, Sausalito, California, June-July 2010.
Gale Antokal: Featured in: New American Paintings, Pacific Coast, 2010.
Kieren Dutcher: Group shows: Edible Art: The Artists of Edible East Bay Magazine, JanRae Community Art Gallery, Women's Cancer Resource Center, Oakland, Apr.-June 2010; ONCE UPON A TIME: CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATORS THEN AND NOW, Museum of Children's Art, Oakland, Mar.-May 2010; Off the pages, MAIYA gallery, Sacramento, Dec. 2009; Featured in: Cover art for Edible East Bay magazine, Sept. 2010; Pavla's Christmas Gift, Story sold to Highlights for Children magazine, 2010; Publication: Nursery Rhymes in Chinese and English: Stories and Songs to Share (Dutcher's first picture book), Tuttle publishing, Apr. 2010.
Julie Lusson: Group show: Revealing Culture, Smithsonian International Gallery, Ripley Center, Washington DC, June-Aug. 2010; Residency: Art Center South Florida, Miami Beach, Florida, Apr. 2008-onward (Permanent).
Katherine McKay: Group show: Gone Fishin', Expressions Gallery, Berkeley, Aug.-Oct. 2009.
Ann Weber: Solo show: Infinite Possibilities, Chehalem Cultural Center, Newberg, Oregon, Mar.-July 2020; Group shows: Sculpture on the Grounds, Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, California, June-Oct. 2010; August Group Exhibition, Donna Seager Gallery, San Rafael, California, Aug. 2010; Featured in: "An artist's journey: From clay to cardboard," Chehalem Cultural Center Grand Opening, "Newberg Graphic," Mar. 2010; Ann Weber turns cardboard into art, San Francisco Chronicle, Feb. 24, 2010.
Patricia Olynyk: Group show: M A T R I X, Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Sept. 2009; Screening: Sensing Terrains, video projection screening, Digital Video Theater, Jordan Hall, College of Science, Notre Dame University, Indiana, Sept. 2009; Residency: Analogous Fields: Art + Science Thematic Visual Arts Residency, Banff Center for the Arts, Banff, Alberta, Canada, July 2009; Panelist: Whose Midwest is it?, The Inland Visual Studies Symposium, Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois, Apr. 2010; Media Arts, Science and Technology, International Conference on the Arts in Society in conjunction with the Venice Biennale, Palazzo Cavalli Franchetti Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti Campo S. Stefano, Venice, Italy, July 2009; Speaker: (Re:) Visualizing Bioscience - Re-Picturing Art, From Art to Biology and Back Again, 6th Annual Life Sciences & Society Symposium, University of Missouri, St. Louis, Mar. 2010; Media Arts + Responsive Education panel for Ars Electronica, Ars Electronica Center, Linz, Austria, Sept. 2009; Featured in: 2010 Critical Mass - Printmaking Beyond the Edge, "International Survey of Contemporary Printmaking" (book), essays by a variety of contributers, book by Richard Noyce; Grant: Diversity and Inclusion Grant for Multiple Feminisms, Coordinating Council for Diversity Initiatives, Washington University in St. Louis, Dec. 2009; New position: Chair Elect, Leonardo Education and Art Forum, The International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology (Leonardo/ISAST), San Francisco, 2010.
Ravenna Taylor: Solo show: Game Change - New work by Ravenna Taylor, Galerie Cerulean, Maplewood, New Jersey, Mar.-Apr. 2010.
Suzanne Onodera: Solo shows: Tang Gallery, Bisbee, Arizona, May -June 2010; EBMUD Corporate Office, Oakland, March-May 2010; Group shows: Landscapes and Memory, Tompkins County Library, Ithaca, New York, Apr. 2010; Metaphors and Obsessive Behavior, Michael Rosenthal Gallery, San Francisco, May 2009; Kinkade Cannibalized!, San Francisco. Nov. 2009; Winter Shaker, Millay Colony for the Arts, New York, Dec. 2009; Residency: Saltonstall Day Tripper Residency, New York, Apr.-Oct. 2009.
Misty Gamble: Solo shows: Primping and the Currency of Worth: Recent Work by Misty Gamble, Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri, Mar.-Apr. 2010; Group shows: Undressing the Feminine: Misty Gamble, Anne Drew Potter, Connie Imboden, Sean Fader, Becky Flanders and J. Aiden Simon, Mindy Solomon Gallery, Saint Petersburg, Florida, July-Aug. 2010; Object Lessons: Recent Works from the KCAI Ceramics Program, Craft in America Study Center, Los Angeles, Oct.-Nov. 2010; Featured in: 36 Hours in Kansas City, MO. by Charly Wilder, New York Times, May 16, 2010; Ceramics: Art and Perception, "Primping the Vacuous Soul", No. 78, 2009; Patrick Merrill: The Book Project, Cal Poly Downtown Center Art Gallery, Pomona, California, Dec. 2009; Visiting Artist: Bowling Green State University, Ohio, Feb. 2010.
Jean Miller: New positions: Elected to the College Art Association (CAA) Board of Directors at the CAA Conference in Feb. 2010; Assumed the position of Associate Dean of Administrative Affairs in the College of Visual Arts and Design, University of North Texas, 2010.
Lisa Kokin: Group show: August Group Exhibition, Donna Seager Gallery, San Rafael, California, Aug. 2010.
Elizabeth King: Group show: Let There Be Light: Invisible Planes, Phantom Galleries LA, Los Angeles, Nov.-Dec. 2010.
Adam Richardson: Publication: Innovation X: Why a Company's Toughest Problems Are its Greatest Advantage by Adam Richardson, Jossey-Bass, 2010.
Linn Meyers: Installation: Intersections: at the time being, Linn Meyers, The Phillips Collection, Washington DC, Feb.-Aug. 2010.
Carole Pierce: Group show: August Group Exhibition, Donna Seager Gallery, San Rafael, California, Aug. 2010.
Elisa Bongfeldt: Solo show: Elisa Bongfeldt Diamond Show, Gallery Lulo, Healdsburg, California, May 2010.
Fain Hancock: Group show: 4-On-Form, Napa Valley Museum, Yountville, California, Jan.-Feb. 2010.
Claudia Marseille: Group show: August Group Exhibition, Donna Seager Gallery, San Rafael, California, Aug. 2010.
Lora Santiago: Solo show: Sábanas Blancas (White Sheets): Paper Clothing & Photographic Jewelry by Lora Santiago, The Gallery @ Lavezzo Designs, Emeryville, California, May 2010.
Michael Hall: Solo show: Reclamation, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, Sept.-Oct. 2010.
Cary Loving: Solo show: Mattering: sculpture, collage, fresco, Linder Gallery, Keystone College, La Plume, Pennsylvania, Feb.-Mar. 2010; Group shows: WomanMade, Target Gallery, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria, Virginia, May 2010; Clay on the Wall: 2010 Clay National, Landmark Arts Gallery, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, Jan.-Feb. 2010; 2009 National Juried Photo Competition, 1212 Gallery, Richmond, Virginia, Oct.-Nov. 2009; 5th Annual Alternative Processes Competition (Honorable mention award), Soho Photo Gallery, New York, Nov. 2009.
Amanda Hughen: Group show: Works on Paper, Danese, New York, Jan.-Feb. 2010.
Malaika Zweig: Group shows: Veronika Constantine and Malaika Zweig, JK Gallery, Los Angeles, Feb.-Mar. 2010; HANDS: A Group Show by The Wizard of Art Faculty, The Wizard of Art, Los Angeles, Dec. 2009-Jan. 2010.
Lily Cox-Richard: Solo show: The Stand, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, May 2010; Santo Foundation Invitational Exhibition: Lily Cox-Richard and Lori Larusso, Fort Gondo, Saint Louis, May 2010; 2010 Core Artists in Residence Exhibition, The Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Texas, Mar.-Apr. 2010; Award: Michigan Society of Fellows Award. This prestigious three-year residency includes an appointment as an assistant professor in the School of Art & Design. Professor Cox-Richard's appointment begins Sept. 2010.
Joshua Gorchov: Published: The Dadich Touch, Interview with Scott Dadich, Creative Director of WIRED Magazine, The Loud Cloud, 2010.
Viviana Paredes: Group show: Xicana: Spiritual Reflections/Reflexíones Espiritúales, Bay Area Chicana, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, California, Mar.-June 2010.
Marcia Weisbrot: Group show: Book Power! Artist Books Exploring our Social Political or Environmental World, 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, Oregon, June 2010.
James McLeod: Featured in: Glass artist hones craft while bridging cultures in West Bank, Turkey, Hürriyet Daily News and Economic Review, July 17, 2010; McLeod traveled to the West Bank, Palestine to document the oldest glassblowing studio in the world.
Elizabeth Block: Lecture: Commonwealth Club of California, San Francisco, Apr. 2010.
Marionyt Marshall: Publication: HYGROSCOPIC CLIMATIC MODULATED BOUNDARIES:A Strategy for Differentiated Performance Using a Natural Circulative and Energy by Marionyt Tyrone Marshall, Associate AIA, NOMA, ACADIA, LEED® AP BD+C, Perkins+Will Research Journal, Vol. 02.01, May 24, 2010.
David Fought: Solo show: Back At The Beginning by David Fought: sculptures, wall installations, ampersand international arts, San Francisco, Jan.-Feb. 2010.
Eileen Starr Moderbacher: Solo show: NEW small PAINTINGS by Eileen Starr Moderbacher, ArtZone 461 Gallery, San Francisco, Feb.-Mar. 2010; Group show: The Warehouse Gallery Client Appreciation Show, Oakland, Apr. 2010.
Todd Shalom: New project: Started Elastic City in May 2010. Elastic City artists offer conceptual art walks through New York. These walks focus less on facts and more on heightening our awareness, exploring our senses and making new group rituals in dialogue with public space in the city.
Michele Theberge: Presentation: Michele Théberge Artist Talk, Cascade Campus, Portland Community College, Oregon, May 15, 2010.
Ruth Laskey: Solo show: Six Weavings, Galerie Cinzia Friedlaender, Berlin, Sept.-Nov. 2009; Group show: SOLACE, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York, Feb.-May 2010.
Val Britton: Group shows: Mapping: Memory and Motion in Contemporary Art, Katonah Museum of Art, New York, Oct. 2010-Jan. 2010; Salon No. 2, Works 030-065, Marine, Santa Monica, California, Sept.-Nov. 2009; Geo Morph: New Currents in Geometric and Biomorphic Abstraction, Pence Gallery, Davis, California, Sept.-Nov. 2009; Featured in: Bring It On Home: Los Angeles Art Outside the White Cube by Anne Martens, "Artillery", Nov./Dec. 2009; The Map as Art: Contemporary Artists Explore Cartography by Katharine Harmon, Princeton Architectural Press, Sept. 2009; Mapping, "Invisible City", Issue 05, Sept. 1, 2009; Awards: Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, Mar. 2010; Kala Art Institute Fellowship, Berkeley, 2009; Residencies: Recology (formerly SF Recyclng & Disposal), San Francisco, June-Sept. 2010; Oregon College of Art + Craft, Portland, Sept.-Dec. 2009; Ucross Foundation, Clearmont, Wyoming, July 2009.
Kevin P. Clarke: Solo show: Against Parallel by Kevin P. Clarke: drawings, paintings, sculptures, ampersand international arts, San Francisco, Jan.-Feb. 2010.
Christopher Russell: Group shows: Natural Beauty, Oxenrose, San Francisco, July-Sept. 2010; 2010 Inaugural Group Show, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, Mar.-Apr. 2010.
Leslie Shows: Group show: 3 + 3, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, June-July 2010.
Jamie Treacy: Solo show: The Slow Return to Gentleness: New works in drawing, painting and cut paper by Jamie Treacy, The Conscious Collective, Oakland, June-July 2010.
Anne Devine: Gallery talk: Triangulations: Tinka Bechert and Anne Devine in conversation, Ledge, Hackney, London, England, March 30, 2010; Residency: Arts Residency Egypt, Giza, Apr. 2010. Triangulations, a collaborative work with lead artist Anne Devine and two collaborators to create the international site-specific walk series engaging the Giza Plateau. Over 35 walks were made in the 2009-2010 Triangulation series, which include locations in San Francisco, England and Egypt. Triangulation is made possible with special permission of Dr. Zahi Hawass, Secretary General, Supreme Council of Antiquities, Egypt.
Renee Gertler: Group show: Everyday Mystics, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, July-Aug. 2010.
Marnia Johnston: Group shows: A Life of Its Own, Ruby's Clay Studio & Gallery, San Francisco, June 2010; Objects of Virtue, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, California, Dec. 2009-Jan. 2010; Out of the Fire: Clay and Glass from the Association of Clay and Glass Artists, Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, California, Oct. 2009-Jan. 2010; Jingdezhen International Contemporary Ceramics Exhibition 2009, Jingdezhen Ceramic Art Exhibition Hall, China, 2009; Presentation: SF Borderlands: Between Science Fiction and Science Fact, Philadelphia American Anthropological Association Annual Conference, Dec. 2009.
Adrien Miller: Solo show: Funktional Ware by Adrien Miller, ArtXchange Gallery, Seattle, June 2010; Group show: Unclad 2010, The fine art of the figure, Gallery By The Bay, Stanwood, Washington, Mar. 2010; Featured in: Interconnection, "Ins & Outs", Volume II, Issue 04, Long Island City, May, 26, 2009.
Karen Olsen-Dunn: Solo show: Hybrids: New work by Karen Olsen-Dunn, Andalu, San Francisco, Feb. 2010.
Lacey Jane Roberts: Performance: The Artist Is Absent, 25 CPW Gallery, New York, May 30, 2010; Lecture: Panel Chair for Push And/Or Pull: Transgender and Gender-Variant Artists Discuss the Role of Feminism in Their Work, College Art Association Conference, Chicago, Feb. 2010.
Naaman Rosen: Group show: Intersection, 21 Grand, Oakland, Apr.-May 2010; Featured in: Intersection by DeWitt Cheng, East Bay Express, 2010.
Christina Empedocles: Group show: Outside | In, Mercantile Home, Easton, Pennsylvania, Apr.-May 2010.
Chelsea Martin: Publication: The Really Funny Thing About Apathy, Collection of short fiction, Sunnyoutside, Nov. 2010; Featured in: Chelsea Martin by Justin Berton, San Francisco Chronicle, August 27, 2009.
Jason Hanasik: Solo shows: Lot 195a, Portlock Galleries at SONO, Chesapeake, Virginia, Oct. 2010; He Opened Up Somewhere Along the Eastern Shore, Lorrie Saunders Gallery, Norfolk, Virginia, Apr. 2010; We slowly watched them disappear, Colburn Gallery, University of Vermont, Burlington, Mar. 2010; Group shows: Select Gender, Farmani Gallery, Brooklyn, Apr.-May 2010; 24th International Juried Exhibition, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, Jan.-Mar. 2010; Looking Forward, Feeling Backwards, P.P.O.W. Gallery, New York, Oct.-Dec. 2009; Eros/Thanatos, Post Gallery, Los Angeles, Oct. 2009; Home Is Something I Carry With Me, 951 Shotwell, San Francisco, Sept. 2009; Featured in: Exposure, Society for Photographic Education Journal, Capricious Magazine #10; Awards: Honorable Mention: Aperture Portfolio Prize, He Opened Up Somewhere Along the Eastern Shore, Aperture Magazine.
Melissa Martin: New position: Senior User Experience (UX) Researcher at Razorfish responsible for consulting with project teams on user insights and behaviors relative to their projects.
Maja Ruznic: Group shows: Borders, Root Division Gallery, San Francisco, July 2010; An American Orifice, arttransponder, Berlin, Jan. 2010; Works That Disturb The Moonlight, Alphonse Berber Gallery, Berkeley, California, 2010.
Kelly Lynn Jones: Featured in: Work of art: Online store for buyers, sellers by Anh-Minh Le, Stylemaker Spotlight, San Francisco Chronicle, Aug. 15, 2010.
Sune Woods: Solo show: bountiful darkness, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, 2010; Group shows: Hangin' Together, Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Culver City, California, July-Sept. 2010; Everyday Mystics, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, July-Aug. 2010; Featured in: Art review: Hangin' Together at Koplin Del Rio by Leah Ollman, Los Angeles Times, Aug. 6, 2010.
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