Education:

UC Berkeley, Department of Art Practice

Master of Fine Arts

Master of Arts

BA

Teaching Experience:

2014- present: Cabrillo College, Aptos, Ca

2007- present: West Valley College, Saratoga, Ca

1997- present: Monterey Peninsula College, Monterey, Ca

2012: Cabrillo Summer Arts, Cabrillo College Extension, Aptos, Ca

2008: University of California Santa Cruz, Kresge College

1991-1997: University of California Santa Cruz, Porter College

1983-1986: Palma High School, Salinas, Ca

Recent Exhibitions:

2017:

Shared Seas, Listhus Gallery, Olafsfjordur, Iceland

Shared Seas, Pacfic Grove Art Center

New Work by Gallery Artists, Radius Gallery, Santa Cruz Ca

Ebb and Flow, River Arts Festival, Santa Cruz, Ca, temporary public art installation

Pajaro Valley Art Center, Watsonville, Ca, group show

2016:

Ann and Mark’s Art Party, San Jose, Ca

Merced College Art Gallery, Merced, Ca, “Dreams and the Imagination, group show

Peidmont Art center, Peidmont, Ca, California Society of Printmakers 103rd annual show

Independent Gallery, Sand City, Ca, group show

Alex Ferrone Gallery, Cutuchogue, NY, “Soloarplate 2016”, group show

Santa Cruz County Public Library, main branch, group drawing show

R. Blitzer gallery, Santa Cruz, Ca, “Catamaran Literary Reader” featured artists

Santa cruz County Public Library, Santa Cruz, Ca, “The Draw”, group show

Apricity Gallery, Santa Cruz, Ca, group show

2015:

Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, Carmel, Ca, “Natural Histories”, group show

Pacific Grove Arts Center, “Of Ink and Poetry”, group show

Greenchalk Contemporary, Monterey, Ca, group show

Arte Américas: Casa De La Cultura, Fremont, Ca group show

Apricity Gallery, Santa Cruz, Ca group show

Felix Kulpa Gallery, Santa Cruz, Ca, group show

Vangard Realty, Santa Cruz, Ca, solo show 

2014:  

Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, “Everybody’s Ocean” group show

Radius Gallery, Santa Cruz, Ca, group show

Santa Cruz Art League, “Degrees of Abstraction” group show

Pajaro Valley Art Center, Watsonville, Ca, “Printmaking: On and Off the Wall” group show

Apricity Gallery, Santa Cruz, Ca, “The Itty Show” group show

Apricity Gallery, Santa Cruz, Ca, “Taboo: What We Do in the Dark” group show

2013: 

Galerie Califia, Horažd’ovice, Czech Republic, “Re-Generating Tradition” group show

Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, Ca, West Valley College, faculty show

United States Geological Survey, Reston Va, “earth·science·art: 16 collaborative explorations”

R. Blitzer Gallery, Santa Cruz, Ca, “Catamaran Literary Reader” featured artists

Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, “A Work in Progress” collaborative mobile installation

Pacific Grove Art Center, Pacific Grove, Ca, “Watermarks” group show

Casa Nostra Restaurant, Ben Lomond, Ca, group show

2012:  

Monterey Peninsula College, “Kindred: Connections Through Printmaking” group show

Robert Blitzer Gallery, Santa Cruz, Ca “earth·science·art: 16 collaborative explorations”

Bonny Doon Winery, Santa Cruz, Ca, solo show

Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, Ca, “All You Need is Love” group show

Felix Kulpa Gallery, Santa Cruz, Ca, “Kindred: Connections Through Printmaking” group show

West Valley College, Saratoga, Ca, faculty show

2011:   

Root Division, San Francisco, Ca, “Transducere” group show

La Galeria, Moss Landing, Ca, “MPC Printmakers” group show

Village Theater Gallery, Danville, Ca, “The Elegant Line” group show

Pajaro Valley Art Council, Watsonville, Ca, “A Harvest of Images” group show: printmakers

Felix Kulpa Gallery, Santa Cruz, Ca, “Inked Up” group show: printmakers

West Valley College, Saratoga, Ca, faculty show       

2010:   

Galerie Califia, Horažďovice, Bohemia, Czech Republic, “enTrance” group show

Open Studios, Santa Cruz County, Ca

Cultural Council of Santa Cruz County offices, two-person show

Dead Cow Gallery, Santa Cruz, Ca, group show

Monterey Peninsula College, Monterey, Ca, faculty show

MOTIV, Santa Cruz, Ca, solo show

2009:  

Mill Gallery, Santa Cruz, Ca, solo show

Felix Kulpa Gallery, Santa Cruz, Ca, “enTrance” group show

Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, Ca, “Working in Wax” group show

Michelangelo Gallery, Santa Cruz, Ca, group show

 

Professional Organizations:

California Society of Printmakers

Monterey Peninsula College Printmakers

Southern Graphic Counsel

 

Grants:

2017: Arts Council of Santa Cruz County, Professional Development Grant

2015-2016: Arts Council of Santa Cruz County, Create Grant

                   Monterey Peninsula College Foundation, Faculty and Staff Advancement Award

2014: Monterey Peninsula College Foundation, Faculty and Staff Advancement Award

2013: Monterey Peninsula College Foundation, Faculty and Staff Advancement Award

2011: Monterey Peninsula College Foundation, Faculty and Staff Advancement Award

2011-12: Cultural Council of Santa Cruz County, Support Grant,

2010-2011: Cultural Council of Santa Cruz County, Support Grant

 

Recent Publications and Interviews:

2016: Catamaran Literary Reader, magazine, Santa Cruz, CA, Winter

2014:  “Pray For Rain”, Marty O’Reilly and the Old Soul Orchestra, CD and LP album art

2013:  “Artists on Art”, KZSC radio, UC Santa Cruz, Nada Miljković, interview, March 12

“The Cruz”, Kirby Scudder, book, Santa Cruz, Ca, published by the author

“Inquiring Mind”, magazine, Berkeley, Ca, Volume 29, No 2, Spring 2013, image p. 27

2012: “Tannery Lecture Series to explore the ins and outs of storytelling.” Santa Cruz Sentinel        

Catamaran Literary Reader, magazine, Santa Cruz, CA, October 2012, images, pgs. 30 and 35

2010:  Friday Night Writes”, book, Friday Night Writers, Livermore, CA, cover art

2009:  “Studio Visit”, magazine, Spring Issue, Open Studios Press, Boston, Ma.

“Art Studio”, KUSP radio, Santa Cruz, CA, Kirby Scudder, interview, aired April 7th.

 

Curatorial Projects:

2016: “Rain Percussions”, Radius Gallery, Santa Cruz, Ca

2013: “Re-Generating Tradition” Intergenerational Collaborations,

Galerie Califia, Horažd’ovice, Southern Bohemia, Czech Republic, (with Gina Farkaš)

2011: “Transducere”, Contemporary artists exploring images of Trance and Hypnosis

Root Division, San Francisco, Ca

2009-10: “enTrance”, Mesmerizing Artists,

Galerie Califia, Horažd’ovice, Czech Republic,

Felix Kulpa Gallery, Santa Cruz, Ca

2010-13: “Tannery Arts Lecture Series”, Tannery Arts Center, Santa Cruz, Ca