Posted on Monday, May 21, 2012 by Alumni Association
This collection of alumni notes features recent accomplishments from our alumni.
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Nathan Oliveira: Solo show: Nathan Oliveira: A Memorial Exhibition, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, Sept.-Oct. 2011.
Richard McLean: Solo show: Richard McLean: Master Artist Tribute IX, Saint Mary's College Museum of Art, Moraga, California, Apr.-June 2012; Featured in: Richard McLean retrospective at St. Mary's College, San Francisco Chronicle, May 2012.
Rolf Kriken: Solo show: Voices from the Other Side, Mendocino College Gallery, Ukiah, California, Sept.-Oct. 2011; Featured in: Toy Story Bronze, American Art Collector, Volume #1, 2011.
Harry Weisburd: Group shows: Shine, Berkeley Art Center, Dec. 2011-Jan. 2012; All You Need Is Love, with Expressions Gallery, Department of Planning & Development, City of Berkeley, Apr.-Sept. 2011.
Eva Bovenzi: Solo show: Letters from Emptiness, Townsend Center for the Humanities, University of California, Berkeley, Jan.-May 2012; Residency: Oehme Graphics, Steamboat Springs, Colorado, June 2012; Aquisitions: Paintings, The San Antonio Museum of Art and the Long Beach Museum of Art, 2012.
Jamie Brunson: Solo show: Jamie Brunson: Indra's Net, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, California, Sept.-Nov. 2011; Featured in: Chapter 15: Altered Consciousness and Modern Art, Altering Consciousness: Multidisciplinary Perspectives, Mark Levy, PhD., Praeger Books, Volume 1, Sept. 2011.
Ruth Boerefijn: Residencies: Fellow, Lucas Artists Residency Program, Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, California, 2012; Morris Graves Foundation Residency, Eureka, California, 2011.
Jan Watten: Group show: SNAP National Juried Photo Exhibition, Bedford Gallery at the Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, California, Dec. 2011-Feb. 2012.
Patrick Coyne: Award: AIGA San Francisco Fellow Award, 2012.
Sono Osato: Permanent installation: Khorsabad, Back room, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, 2011.
Yoshitomo Saito: Solo show: Yoshitomo Saito: 1000 Prayers, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, July-Aug. 2011; Featured in: Saito at Haines (in Travis Collinson's emotional distress sucks us in), San Francisco Chronicle, Aug. 2011.
Camille Brewer: Publication: Fine Art Collections Management in Public Libraries, Art Documentation, Volume #30, Issue 2, Fall 2011.
Greacian Goeke: Publication: Creative Exchange with Visiting Dance Company, Backstage: Stagebridge news, Oakland, May 2011; Lecture: Intergenerational Arts Programming: Creative Partnerships, National Center for Creative Aging, Generations United, Conference, Kennedy Center, Washington, DC, July 2011.
Taraneh Hemami: Solo show: Recollections, Martin Luther King Library, San Jose State University, Feb.-Mar. 2012; Group shows: Invoking Peace, Euphrat Museum of Art, De Anza College, Cupertino, California, Feb.-Mar. 2012; Endgame, Azad Gallery, Tehran, Iran, Dec. 2011-Jan. 2012; Awards: Eureka Fellowship, Fleishacker Foundation, 2012; Creative Capital Grant, 2012; Commission: FREE, a public artwork, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, Aug. 2011-Aug. 2013.
Douglas Schneider: Solo show: Douglas Schneider, Caldwell Snyder Gallery, San Francisco, Dec. 2011-Jan. 2012; Featured in: Douglas Schneider: Art inspired by dreams, San Francisco Chronicle, Dec. 2011.
Stephen Sheffield: Group shows: Panopticon Gallery | 40th Anniversary Exhibition, Panopticon Gallery, Boston, Sept.-Oct. 2011; Instant Connections | Polaroid themed exhibition, Panopticon Gallery, Boston, Mar.-May 2011; Commission: 15' x 37' single photograph, Island Creek Oyster Company, Boston, Sept. 2011.
Andrew Phares: Featured in: Elevating Ordinary Objects: An Interview with Andrew J. Phares, Hoopla: the art of unexpected embroidery by Leanne Prain, Sept. 2011.
Stephanie Dean: Solo show: Modern Groceries, Quincy Art Center, Illinois, Sept.-Oct. 2011; Publication: "SMILE!": A POLEMIC ON FINE ART PORTRAITURE, F-Stop: A Photography Magazine, Oct. 2011; Award: CENTER Award, Dealer's Choice, Santa Fe, Mar. 2011; Aquisition: Still Life of Caitlin's Cookie Sandwich (2010) was added to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Collection, 2011.
Christopher Russell: Group show: Tilt-Shift LA: New Queer Perspectives on the Western Edge, Luis De Jesus Los Angeles, Jan.-Feb. 2012; Featured in: PROFILE: CHRISTOPHER RUSSELL, Scratching the Surface, Artillery, Volume 6, Issue 5, June-July 2012; Christopher Russell, In the Make: Studio Visits with Artists and Designers, 2012.
Erik den Breejen: Solo show: Smile, Freight + Volume, New York, Dec. 2011-Jan. 2012; Featured in: Erik den Breejen: 'Smile', New York Times, Jan. 2012; New Art OVERLOAD, artnet.com, Jan. 2012; Erik den Breejen Smile at FREIGHT & VOLUME, Youtube.com, Dec. 2011; ERIK DEN BREEJEN opens 'SMILE' at FREIGHT+VOLUME, artloversnewyork.com, Dec. 2011; The Color and the Sound: Erik den Breejen's pop synesthesia and the Beach Boys' SMiLE, The New Inquiry, Dec. 2011.
Orfeo Quagliata: Solo show: New Work by Orfeo Quagliata, Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco, Aug. 2011.
Patricia Vader: Group show: Art that Moves (Us.), Napa ARTwalk public sculpture tour, Oct. 2011-Apr. 2013; Commission: Flight, a wind-driven kinetic sculpture, 2011 Senior Class, Bentley School, Lafayette, California, June 2011.
Ela Boyd: Group show: Summer Salon Series, San Diego Museum of Art, Sept. 2011; Publication: Reflection, Refraction, Projection Artist Catalog, THERE // NOT THERE Publishing, Aug. 2011.
Tyrone Marshall: Featured in: auto morpho-tectonic, EVOLO SKYSCRAPERS, Oct. 2011.
John Chiara: Group show: Science of Sight: Alternative Photography, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, June-July 2011.
Derek Weisberg: Featured in: DEREK WEISBERG: Porcelain Promises, The Bomb, artloversnewyork, Apr. 2012.
Tanya Zimbardo: Cocurator: Fifty Years of Bay Area Art: The SECA Awards, SFMOMA, San Francisco, Dec. 2011-Apr. 2012; Cocurator: 2012 SECA Art Award: Mauricio Ancalmo, Colter Jacobsen, Ruth Laskey, Kamau Amu Patton, SFMOMA, San Francisco, Dec. 2011-Apr. 2012.
Alika Cooper: Solo show: CHERRIED, Eleanor Harwood Gallery, San Francisco, Sept.-Oct. 2011; Featured in: San Francisco, Alika Cooper, Eleanor Harwood Gallery, ArtForum, Dec. 2011.
Allene La Spina: Featured in: Embroidered Pins by Urbahnika, Design*Sponge, Feb. 2012.
Jeremy Sanders: Solo show: Alternative Life, 39th Street Gallery & Project Space, Brentwood, Maryland, Jan.-Feb. 2011; Group show: The Mysterious Content of Softness, Bellevue Arts Museum, Washington, Feb.-June 2011; Featured in: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge - Jeremy Chase Sanders, Mr. X Stitch, Apr. 2011; Bed Fellows: The Plaid Fad, Art21, Mar. 2011; Awards: Healthy Community Projects Grant, Queer Cultural Center, 2011; Cultural Equity Grant, San Francisco Arts Commission, 2011-2012.
Jamie Vasta: Solo show: After Caravaggio, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, Apr.-May 2011.
Anne Devine: Group shows: Long Island Biennial 2012, Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, New York, Apr.-Aug. 2012; 10 Years, 47 Artists, A Retrospective Celebrating A Studio in the Woods' 10th Anniversary, Carroll Gallery, Tulane University, New Orleans, Oct. 2011.
Joshua Hershman: Group show: Photocentric, JGK Galleries, Rochester, New York, Feb.-Mar. 2012.
Charles Lee: Award (with HOK, San Francisco): Jury Recognition selection for Battery Park: from Zero to Positive, Architecture at Zero, A Competition for Zero Net Energy Urban Architecture, Dec. 2011.
Cornelia Jensen: Solo shows: Microstructures, MODULIGHTOR, New York, May 2012; STRUCTURE + LIGHT, Giacobetti Paul Gallery, Brooklyn, Dec. 2011; Featured in: Cornelia Jensen, The New York Optimist, Nov. 2011; Award: ArtSlant Showcase Winner for Mixed Media and Installation, ArtSlant, Feb. 2011; Residency: Landscape painting, Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, Aug.-Sept. 2011.
Klea McKenna: Group show: Science of Sight: Alternative Photography, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, June-July 2011.
George Pfau: Featured in: New books challenge the confines of culture, San Francisco Chronicle, May 2011.
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