Education

Humanities/Art California State University Dominguez Hills Painting Project plus ThesisSpecialized Studies: Painting1973   Fine Art Single Subject Credential California State University Long Beach 1972 B.A., Art Major      California State College Long Beach1969 A.A. Multiple Art Unit Pasadena City College

Mentors:

David Gallup
Ruo Li
Jerry McLaughlin

Solo Exhibitions: Upcoming

2022 Santa Paula Art Museum

2020 Fox Fine Jewelry duo show (November)

Solo Exhibitions: Past

2015 Fox Fine Jewelry duo show (January) “California Coastline”
2011 Crowell and Weedon Stock Brokers
2010 Cedars Dentistry
2010 Harbor Village Gallery“Land and Sea, Our Beautiful Coastline”
2008 Buenaventura Art Gallery, Ventura, CA. “Drawn to Water”
1992 City Hall, Ventura, CA. “Multicultural Still Life’s”  watercolor

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016 Santa Paula Art Museum – Art For Agriculture|
2016 D.A.Davidson & Co. Gallery
2015 Art Alfresco Invitational Exhibitor, Ventura Art Museum
2015 Buenaventura Art Association, Group exhibits
2015 Galley 113, Santa Barbara
2015 Faulkner Gallery, Santa Barbara
2014 Randy Higbee Gallery, Costa Mesa, 6×6 exhibit
2014 Santa Paula Art Museum, “Art for Ag”
2014 Galleria  Gitana, “Treasured Memories” San Fernando, Ca.
2014 Carmel Visual Arts, Steinbeck Country”, Carmel, Ca.
2014 Ventura County Maritime Museum, “Plein Air Show” Channel Islands harbor.
2013 Santa Paula Library Annual Exhibit.
2013 Santa Paula Art Museum, “California Scenes”
2013 Santa Paula Art Museum, “Art and Agriculture” group exhibition
2013 Crowell and Weedon Stock Brokers – Duo Show French Experience
2012 Ventura Government Center, Ventura Arts Council Invitational.
2012 Santa paula Art Museum, “de Colores” group exhibition.
2012 Santa Paula Art Museum, “Art and Agriculture” group exhibition
2012 Studio Channel Island Art Center, Mystery Masterpiece
2012 Gallery 28, Seabridge Port Hueneme, continuing exhibitor.
2011 Santa Paula Art Museum, “Then and Now” group exhibition
2011 Ventura Museum of Art And History, “ Day of the Dead” exhibit, “Rosa’s Tears”
2011 Folding Screen (Ode to Klimpt) Ventura County Music Festival
2010 Buenaventura Art Association Open competition
2009 Buenaventura Art Association first Annual student Scholarship fundraising Calendar “Two Trees”.
2009 Adaha Callahan Professional Art Gallery, Ventura County Fair.  5th Place award
2009 “Musical Chairs” painted chair (The Firebird) for the Ventura County Music Festival
2008 Inaugural exhibit at Community Memorial hospital – on going exhibiting at this site.
2008 Diane Loring’s Love House Gallery
2008 Harbor Village Gallery, “Feeling Groovy”
2008 Ventura county Maritime Museum, “Nautica” Channel Islands harbor.
2008 Adaha Callahan Professional Art Gallery, Ventura County Fair
2008 Harbor Village Gallery, “Local Scenes”.
2007 Harbor Village Gallery, Ventura CA Various juried group shows
2007 A Taste of Ventura, Oxnard Art and Wine Festival
2007 Buenaventura Gallery, Ventura, CA various juried group shows
2007 Santa Barbara Art Association Open juried benefit show
2007 Ventura County Maritime Museum, Channel Island Open Competition
2007 Ventura Government Center Open Competition Show, Ventura, CA
2006 Ojai Figurative Exhibition, Co-Peoples Choice
2006 19th Annual Open Competition, Buenaventura Art Gallery, Ventura, CA
1994 Double Tree Inn, Ventura, CA. Duo watercolor show
1990 Adaha Callahan Professional Art Gallery, Ventura County Fair
.1989-88 Addah Callahan Pro Arts Gallery, Ventura county Fair

Selected Private Collections
Marsha and Jan Frallic, CA.
McTernan, Marci, Ventura, CA.
Quinn, Becky, Ventura, CA.
Clay, John, Ventura, CA.
Brennan, Linda and Michael, Camarillo, CA
Dawes, Lorelle, Ventura, Ca.
Linda and Mike Brennan, CA.
Distad, Patti, Camarillo, CA.
Dr. Don Boger, Glendale, CA.
Irving, Frank and Maryanne, Ventura, Ca.
Moran, Linda, Medford, Oregon
Bergfeld, Linda, Ventura, CA.
Bloom, Paul, Oxnard, CA.
Wells, Jeremy, Houston, TX.
Gina Niebergall, CA.
Brianna McGrath, CA.

Other Notable Activities:
2015 Curator for the Plein Air Competition Art Walk Ventura
2015 Curator for Ventura School District Festival of Talent Art Exhibition
2014 Board Member for Ventura Art Walk 2014 Current – Curator for Crowell Weedon (D.D.Davidson) Gallery Exhibits and Youth Art  Competition.
2013 Yearly judge for the Ventura County Fair amateur painting and sculptures.
2012 Judge for “The 11th Annual Exhibit and Awards of The National Arts Program”
2012 Mystery Masterpiece Fundraiser, Camarillo Art Center oil painting
2011 Ventura Music Festival. Painted a three panel screen for fund raiser. (auctioned for $1250)
2009 Ventura Music Festival. Painted a chair for the auction fund raiser (auctioned for $1450) “The Firebird” Cover art for Music Festival brochures and programs.
2009 Buenaventura Art Association elected board member.
2008 “Who Got Framed” Buenaventura Art Association
2008 “Ribbons of Life, 11 artists meet 11 breast cancer survivors for a future exhibit.
2008 “Empty Bowl Project”. Feeds the hungry of Ventura. Maker of Bowls.
2007 Artist paints a trash can at the Harbor Village.
2007 AVID fundraiser, painting for silent auction

Awards
2016 1st Place Buenaventura Art Assoc. Open Competition “Awash”
2015 5th Place for Painting, Ocean Series# 4, “White Water”
2014 2nd place for painting – Carmel Visual Arts Gallery, “Steinbeck Country”
2014 Honorable Mention, Oxnard Maritime Museum Plein Air Exhibit
2012 Director’s Award for “Streets in Beynac, France” at the Pro Arts Adaha Callahan Gallery,  Ventura County Fair.
2010 Merit Award – Buenaventura Harbor Village Gallery Show.
2009 Ahaha Callahan Gallery County Fair 5th place for “Sierra Retreat Vista, Malibu” Oil
2008 3rd place, “Local Scenes” Harbor Village Gallery
2006 Co-Peoples Choice Award, Ojai Figurative Open Exhibition.
1990 Best of Show, Adaha Callahan Professional Arts, Ventura County Fair

Memberships
American Women Artists
Buenaventura Art Association

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