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California State University at Long Beach, CA., MFA, Printmaking 2006-2009
Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV., BFA, Printmaking, 2002-2005
Lake Tahoe Community College, South Lake Tahoe, CA., 2000-2003
Richland Community College, Dallas, TX., 1994-1997
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE/ SPECIAL PROJECTS
2016-Current – Adjunct Instructor, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah
Courses Taught: Art appreciation, Color Theory, Studio Art for the Non-Art Major, Drawing, Art theory, Design Principles
2013 – Classes for youth age children on nontoxic relief printmaking techniques at the Huntington Beach Art Center.
Demonstrations on relief printmaking techniques for family day at Huntington Beach Art Center. 2010-2014 – Private art lessons
2008 – Teacher’s Assistant (instructor of record) Nontoxic Printmaking, California State University, Long Beach, Fall 2008
volunteer as art teacher at Hope Orphanage Association, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
2007 – Teachers Aid, Basic Printmaking, California State University, Long Beach,CA
2019 – Artist In Residency at Utah Museum of Contemporary Art
LECTURES/PUBLIC SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS/ PODCASTS
2019 – Connect Broadcast with Utah Arts Alliance podcast: https://www.patreon.com/posts/conversations-at-25855530
A mention for the Studio Visit section on I Like Your Work Podcast, episode 4 Season 2 on Kim Dorland’s work
2013 – Guest lecture on the history of relief printmaking and demonstration on relief printmaking, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.
2011 – Fake Rocks and Botox II, Panel discussion, Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV. 2008 – The Green Piece, Panel discussion, California State University, Long Beach, CA. Environmental Art, California State University, Long Beach, CA.
2007 – CSULB Six Pack Show, Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV. Lecture and Critique
Nurture the Creative Mind, painted a piano to be displayed in the downtown area as an interactive public art work, Ogden, UT.
Save our Seas, Seal Beach, CA.
Dia De Los Ninos, Volunteering at The Aquarium of the Pacific as a mural painter, which utilized public collaboration, Long Beach, CA.
Green Long Beach Festival, Long Beach, CA.
Premier Art Auction 2009 for Long Beach Rescue Mission, Long Beach, CA.
2018 – Ogden Art Festival, face painting
2016 – Ogden Art Festival, assisting the public with painting a mural for Ogden City
2014-2015 – Second chance, working with cats, Huntington Beach, CA
2004 – Tahoe Wildlife Care Center, rehabilitating wildlife animals, South Lake Tahoe, CA.
– Featured artist for Blacklisted, an online magazine, based in Copenhagen, Denmark for the July, 2017 issue, https://ello.co/blacklistedmag/post/s9yqknirwqiml36hbmcxbg
– McClain’s catalog 2015
– 50/50: A Survey of Contemporary Printmaking, Jeremy Cody
– Artist’s Block Cured 201 ways to unleash your creativity, Krall, Linda, and Amy Runyen
– 6( Premio Internationazionale Biennale d’Incisione
-Jane Carlson, “North Tahoe Arts,” Arts, The Weekly North Tahoe/ Squaw Valley/ Truckee, June 7, 2006, 28.
– Miranda Jesch, “Digital New World, Table fro Nine,” RN&R, newsreview.com, January 1, 2004
GROUP EXHIBITIONS (*solo shows)
Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery, 2018 Biennial Faculty Exhibition, Weber State
University, Ogden, UT.
North View Gallery, My Rules Print Exchange, Portland Community College Sylvania Campus, Portland, OR.
Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery, 2016 Biennial Faculty Exhibition, Weber State University, Ogden, UT.
Artistic Edge, Organic Element, L ong Beach, CA.
Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Art Museum Auction 2015, Laguna, CA.
Irvine Fine Arts Center, Paper Farm, Works on Paper, Irvine, CA.
OC Great Parks, A show on California native animals and farming practices, Irvine, CA.
Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Art Museum Auction 2014, Laguna, CA.
F+ Gallery, Newton’s Third, A Karmic Interpretation, Santa Ana, CA.
Laguna Art Museum Auction, Laguna Art Museum Auction 2013, Laguna, CA. 2012
CSUF Grand Central Art Center, ISM: 10 Year Anniversary Exhibition, Santa Ana, CA. ClassicCarsWest,WhatAreWe(QueSommesNous), SanFransisco,CA.
Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Art Museum Auction 2012, Laguna, CA.
FakeRocksandBotoxII,AlumniExhibition, SierraNevadaCollege,InclineVillage,NV. Museum of Latin American Art, Vivan Las Mujeres!, Long Beach, CA.
Laguna Art Museum, OsCene 2010, Laguna Beach, CA.
2nd City Council Art Gallery, Long Beach, CA. The Mezz, L.A. Art Walk, Los Angeles, CA.
Museum of Contemporary and 20th Century Art Villa, 6th International Exhibition of Etching and Relief, Renato Martini, Monsummano, Italy
Werby Gallery, Man Made, MFA Exhibition, California State University, Long Beach, CA. * Huntington Beach Art Center, Centered on The Center, Huntington Beach, CA.
Dutzi Gallery, Earth Day Show, California State University, Long Beach, CA.
School of the Arts Institute of Chicago, A set of Disconnected Events, Chicago, IL.
Alpha Cult, Rick Reese, Long Beach, CA.
Werby Gallery, A set of Disconnected Events and Varied Voices, California State University, Long Beach, CA.
Print Zero Studios-Print Exchange 5
State University of New York Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.
Miami Dade College, Miami, FL.
Pratt Fine Arts Gallery, Seattle, WA.
Roennebaeksholm Arts and Culture Centre, Naestved, Denmark
Max L. Gatov Gallery East, The Cambodia Project, California State University, Long Beach, CA. 2007
The Barbara & Ray Alpert Jewish Community Center, The Evva S. Vale Memorial Exhibition, Long Beach, CA.
Marilyn Werby Gallery, Pancake, California State University at Long Beach, Long Beach, CA.
C1D Gallery, Organica, Long Beach, CA.
University Art Museum California State University Long
Beach,Insights, Long Beach, CA. (Juried) Print Zero Studios-Print Exchange 5
Sev Shoon/ Ballard Works, Seattle, WA.
Print Walls Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI Rainbow Building Gallery, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL. SUNY Buffalo CFA Main Stage Cases, Buffalo, NY.
Sierra Nevada College, C.S.U.L.B. Six Pack, Incline Village, NV. 2006
North Tahoe Arts, Emerging Artist, Tahoe City, CA.
HONORS AND AWARDS
2009 – Werby Scholarship
2006 – Summa Cum Laude at Sierra Nevada College
Fine Arts Department Honors at Sierra Nevada College
2005 – Who’s Who Award Among Students In American Universities and Colleges
Dean’s Highest Honors, Sierra Nevada College
Sierra Nevada College Scholarship
2004 – Dean’s Highest Honors, Sierra Nevada College
Sierra Nevada College Scholarship
2003 – LTCC Pat Amundson Purchase Award, Student Spring Show
3rd Place Student Spring Show, LTCC Honorable Mention Student Spring Show, LTCC Dean’s Highest Honors, Sierra Nevada College Sierra Nevada College Scholarship
2002 – LTCC Foundation Scholarship
Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Service with the Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care
2001 – CCCSFAAA Scholarship
Spring Student Art Show, LTCC:
Second Place Computer Art
The Art Excellence Award for Best Use of New Technology