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EDUCATION      
    San Francisco Art Institute
San Francisco, California
  M.F.A., Oil Painting  
  California State University Long Beach
Long Beach, California
  B.A., Art General
       

1991 to 2000

2010-present

Professional Artist  

Artist Gallery (Rental Gallery)

Exhibited and sold my work in galleries and juried shows

       
       
2013 Gary Francis Gallery   Alameda, California
2013 Rotunda Gallery USF School of Law
2012 'Machines, Muses and Memories" San Pablo, California
San Pablo Gallery  
2012 Action Reaction  
Eugene Rodriguez, Alex Luke, Rocky Villanueva, Matt Lee, and Lani Tanaka  
  ROLL UP GALLERY/Public Works San Francisco, California
2012 San Francisco Open Studios Spring and Fall  
2011 San Francisco Open Studios-Spring and Fall  
1998 Terrain Gallery   San Francisco, California
  Terrain Gallery   Newport, Rhode Island
1996 San Francisco Museum of Art Rental Gallery   San Francisco, California
1994 Bedford Gallery "Dream Riddle"   Walnut Creek, California
  Bucheon Gallery   San Francisco, California
1993 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Rental Gallery   San Francisco, California
  Cheekwood National Contemporary Painting Competition
Curated by Bonnie Earls-Solari, Art Curator of the Bank of America Collection in San Francisco and Charles Moffet, Director of the Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C.
  Nashville, Tennessee
  Kaiser Center   Oakland, California
  National Small Works Exhibition
Curated by Ann Philbin Director of the Drawing Center
  Cobleskill, New York
1992 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Rental Gallery   San Francisco, California
  Williams Lamb Gallery   Long Beach, California
1991 Art L.A.   Los Angeles, California
  Arts Commission Gallery   Budapest, Hungary
1990 San Francisco Art Institute M.F.A. Exhibition   San Francisco, California
  Williams Lamb Gallery   Long Beach, California
  Walter McBean Gallery     San Francisco, California
  Williams Lamb Gallery   Long Beach, California
  Overreact Gallery   Long Beach, California
1987 By Hand Gallery   Bloomington, Indiana
1987 Cargo West Long Beach, California
1986 Campus Community Art Center, Indiana University Bloomington, Indiana
     
     

FELLOWSHIP, AWARDS and OTHER STUFF

2012

Art For AIDS   Curated Auction
1990 San Francisco Art Institute
San Francisco, California.
Lefranc Bougeouis Painting Award
1987 The Millay Colony for the Arts
Austerlitz, New York
  Residency Fellowship
COLLECTIONS
     
  Washington State Arts Commission  

Places in Washington State where my paintings are displayed:

Snohomish High School, Snohomish, Washington. Franklin Elementary, Tacoma, Washington. Moxee Elementary, Moxee, Washington. West Woodland Elementary, Seattle, Washington. Shoreline Community College, Olympia, Washington.

  Roselyne and Richard Swig   Swig Collection
San Francisco, California
     
PUBLICATIONS   Nichi Bei Times, San Francisco, California. December 1998
    Providence Journel, Newport, Rhode Island. August 1998
    Oakland Tribune,Oakland, California. January1993
    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Calendar, San Francisco, California. January 1993
    Press Telegram, Long Beach, California. December 1988
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