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EXHIBITION HISTORY
 

Selected Solo Exhibtions

 

1999: Third Street Grind, Oakland, CA. “Botanical Rhythms, Part II” Watercolors

 

1997: Brian Marki Gallery, Portland, OR. Watercolors & monoprints

 

1996: Red Oak Realty Gallery, Berkeley, CA. “Botanical Rhythms, Part I” Watercolors

 

1993: Glenview Realty, Oakland, CA. Watercolors

 

1992: Dow and Frosini Gallery, Berkeley, CA. Watercolors 

 

1988: Koncepts Cultural Gallery, Oakland, CA. Watercolors

 

1984: Grand Oak Gallery, Oakland, CA. “Dancers of Color” Watercolors

 

 

Selected Group Exhibits

 

2002: Los Medranos College Gallery, Pittsburg, CA Watercolors and acrylics

 

1992-1999: ProArts Open Studios, Oakland, CA Watercolors

 

1995: Galeria de la Raza, San Francisco, CA “A Devotional Legacy: Día de Los Muertos 1972-1995" Watercolors

 

3COM Corporation Exhibit, Santa Clara, CA Watercolors

 

Patricia Stewart/Oberon Gallery, Napa, CA “Hispanic Perspective” Watercolors

 

1990: Center for the Visual Arts, Oakland, CA “A Multi-Cultural Perspective of the 

African-American Experience” Watercolors 

 

1989: The Bottger Mansion Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico “The Emerging Hispanic Woman” Watercolors

 

1988-89: The Jessel Gallery, Napa, CA Watercolors

 

1987: Banaker Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA Watercolors

 

Lotería Nacional Building, Mexico City, Mexico “Mexican-American Artists” Watercolors (Show traveled to Guadalajara and Tijuana as well)

 

1985: The Watercolor Gallery, Berkeley, CA “in shades of spring & summer” Watercolors 

 

Galería de La Raza, San Francisco, CA “Women X Women” Watercolors

 

The Mexican Museum, San Francisco, CA “New Directions: Artistas Chicanas, 6 Women Artists” Slide presentation, watercolors, Prismacolor pencil drawings

 

1981: The Mexican Museum, San Francisco, CA “Two Sources: A Survey of Mexican-
American and Mexican Women Artists” Watercolors

 

Galeria de La Raza, San Francisco, CA Watercolors and Prismacolor pencil drawings

 

1980: Nuevo Graphics Gallery, Santa Fe New Mexico Prismacolor pencil drawings

 

1976: The Glenn Gallery, El Cerrito, CA Watercolors

ART-RELATED TEACHING

1999-02: Art teacher with Oakland Unified School District at Cole School for the Performing & Visual Arts, grades 4-8, Oakland, CA

 

1999: Artist Consultant at Edna Brewer Middle School, papier mâché mask-
making, Oakland, CA 

 

1998-99: Artist-in-Residence at Cole School for the Performing & Visual Arts. Funded by the City of Oakland Cultural Arts Division & Project Create. Taught papier mâché mask-making, Oakland, CA

 

1998: Art Teacher at Montclair Summer Arts Camp, Oakland, CA

 

1997-98: Artist-in-Residence at Edna Brewer Middle School & at Lazear Elementary School. Funded by the City of Oakland Cultural Arts Division and Project Create. Taught papier mâché mask-making, Oakland, CA

 

1996-97: Artist-in-Residence at Oakland Charter Academy & at Calvin Simmons 

Junior High School. Funded by the City of Oakland Cultural Arts Division & Project Create. Taught papier mâché mask-making, Oakland, CA

 

1996: Staff Artist/Teacher for the Museum of Children’s Art. Taught mask-making to 1st and 2nd graders at Lincoln Learning Center and watercolors to 2nd graders at Sequoia Elementary School. Taught at MOCHA (Museum of Children’s Art) summer art camp: “Art and the Environment,” Oakland, CA

 

1995: Project Artist/Teacher for Festival at the Lake’s “1000 Faces.” Taught mask-making at eight Oakland public schools to grades three, seven and ten, and to adults. Funded by the City of Oakland Cultural Arts Division, 

Developed program and taught mask-making to children at Chabot Community Day School, a court-mandated school for at-risk juveniles, 

San Leandro, CA. Funded by the Museum of Children’s Art, Oakland, CA

 

1993-97: Taught elementary and middle school children in schools throughout Alameda County to reduce, reuse, recycle and rot to through art projects using trash. Funded by Project Create, Oakland, CA

 

1993: Taught six workshops in exploring personal history through the visual artsat the Oakland Museum to 4thLomas-Garza’s exhibit. Taught workshop in oil pastel on Family Sunday, March 14, at the Mexican Museum, San Francisco, CA in conjunction with Carlos Almaráz exhibitTaught classes in constructing rain sticks, techniques of watercolor, and portraiture in acrylic paint to children ages 7-15 at Park Day Summer Arts Camp, Oakland, CAth graders in conjunction with Carmen -7

 

1992: Project Artist/Teacher for Festival at the Lake’s “1000 Faces Plus.” Worked in conjunction with storytellers in teaching mask-making to Oakland public school children. Funded by the City of Oakland Cultural Arts Division, Oakland, CA. Conducted mask-making workshops for elementary school children who performed as the Chorus of Animals in “Noah’s Flood” by Benjamin Britten, performed by the Oakland East Bay Symphony, Oakland, CA

 

1989-90: Project Artist/Teacher for Festival at the Lake’s “100 Faces.” Taught mask-making in community workshops, Oakland, CA

 

1982: Taught ceramics to abused and/or neglected children at Snedigar Cottage, San Leandro, CA

 

1979-82: Graphic Artist/Teacher with Commonarts Neighborhood Arts Program, 

Berkeley, CA. Taught silk-screening to adolescents at La Cheim School, arts and crafts to children at Berkeley Youth Alternatives, and drawing to seniors at North and South Berkeley Senior Centers, Berkeley, CA

GRANTS/AWARDS

1995: Creative Arts Fellowship, City of Oakland Cultural Arts Division

 

1989: Purchase Award of $2500 for watercolor “Starburst/Estallo Escolar” from the Hispanic Women’s Council, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Painting 

represents “The Emerging Hispanic Woman.”

 

1978: East Bay Watercolor Society, Eleventh Annual Show. Runner-up, San Francisco, CA

Education

1991-2001: Project Pipeline Program on Teacher Credentialing, Alameda, CA

 

1971: University of California at Berkeley, BA in Art, Phi Beta Kappa

 

1965-1969: University of California at San Diego, Regents’ Scholar, Dean’s List, transferred to UCB

 

COMMISSIONS

1990: Clay masks of Al Attles of the Golden State Warriors and of Margaret 

Dixon of the Oakland Police Department. Commissioned by Festival at the Lake, Oakland, CA; funded by the City of Oakland Cultural Arts 

Division.

 

1986: Mural for Fresco Seafood Restaurant, San Francisco, CA

 

1984: Poster and T-shirt design for the film “In Heaven There Is No Beer?” Les 

Blank and Maureen Gosling, Flower Films, El Cerrito, CA

 

Cover design and illustrations for The Book of Garlic by L. John Harris, Berkeley, published by Panjandrum Press, San Francisco, CA

 

1983: Artwork for award-winning video, “Future Primitive” by Norm Levy, San 

Francisco, CA

 

1982: Watercolor painting for poster of the eagle and the snake on a cactus 

commissioned by Anheuser Busch for Cinco de Mayo

 

1980: Poster and T-shirt design, titles, artwork for the film “Garlic Is as Good as Ten Mothers” by Les Blank and Maureen Gosling, Flower Films, El Cerrito, CA

 

1979: Book cover design and most of the illustrations for the book, The Book of Garlic, by Lloyd John Harris, Random House

 

1974: Illustrations for children’s story for Jean Gabrielle, The European Book 

Store, San Francisco, CA

OTHER COMMISSIONEDART/GRAPHIC DESIGN

(LOGO DESIGN)

 

1972-1982 Chaquito Joe’s Restaurant, Mill Valley, CA

 

Mosquito BBQ, San Francisco, CA

 

Joyce Clement Jewelry, Albany, CA

 

Winners’ Circle Tennis Shop, Berkeley, CA

 

Greg Coon, musician, Berkeley, CA

 

Malonga Casquelourde and “Fua Dia Congo” Dance Troupe, SF Bay Area

Jennifer Loe, Hand-Painted T-Shirts, Berkeley, CA

 

John C. Alden, M.D., Ophthalmologist, Berkeley, CA