EDUCATION

Graduate Work, Otis Art Institute, CA 1978

Additional Studies with Francoise Gilot

BFA in Painting, UCLA and Antioch University

 

MUSEUM AND PUBLIC SPACES (solo and group shows)

2017  Museum Sonderjylland “Far Out”  BRUNDLUND SLOT, Denmark

2014  MOCA Beijing, "The Form of the Formless," Beijing, China  

2014  Fisher Museum, solo Installation for performance piece,”This and my Heart” – Emily Dickenson, University of Southern Ca

2013  The Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall, “The Spritual in Art”

2012  MOLAA (Museum of Latin American Art.), Long Beach, CA

2012  Teda Contemporary Art Museum. Tianjin, China

2011  Or’Hatorah Cultural Center, Solo exhibition, “The Four Worlds” Los Angeles, CA

2009  Zimmer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

2009  Skirball Museum and Cultural Center, Video Installation 15 artists participating, Los Angeles, CA

2007  MOCA, Whack exhibit, official Adjunct show, featured artist, Beyond Words and Time, UCLA, New Center for Psychoanalysis, Los Angeles, CA

2007  NYU Hebrew Union College Museum, The LA Story, with Ruth Weisberg and Tony  Berlant, NY

2006  Zimmer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

1999  UCLA/Hammer Museum, Solo Painting Installation at Murdoch Plaza, Los Angeles, CA

1996  Musee de L’Space Bateau Lavoir, L’Ecole des Arts Decoratifs, Solo exhibition “Artiste de Los Angeles” Paris

1989  Downey Art Museum: ”Women Artists who are Mothers”, Downey, CA

1985  Newport Harbor Art Museum (presently- Orange County Museum of Art) Director Paul Schimmel,

          The XTC of St. Teresa, solo paintings for performance piece – Newport, CA

 

ADDITIONAL SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018-19  “In the Midst of Chaos, George Billis, Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2015-16  Observed, George Billis Galley, Los Angeles, CA

2014  Dune Gallery, New York Design Center, NY 

2012  Here be Dragons, George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2010  The Unseen Structure, George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2009  UCLA, Dortort Center for the Arts, Hillel, Los Angeles, CA

2009  Cal State Channel Islands “The Non-Objective Object”, with Ruth Pastine and Jack Reilly, Ventura, CA

2008  Mt. St. Mary’s College, Los Angeles, CA

2008  George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2006  George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2000  Transamerica Building, curated by Patrick Ela - Los Angeles, CA

          El Camino College, Center for the Performing Arts, El Camino, CA

1997  Vorpal Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1995  New Work, Vorpal Gallery, San Francisco, CA                                                                                                                       

1991  Ojai Valley Music Festival, festival poster design, catalogue by Nancy Doll, curator Santa Barbara Art Museum

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS  

2019  "For Heaven's Sake", Jerusalem Biennial, Jerusalem, Israel

2019  "Event Horizon", McMish Gallery Oxnard College, curated by Mela Marsh                                                            

2019  "I Am Nature," The Loft at Liz's, LA

2018  FOCA (friends of contemporary Art)  “Carbon” China town, Los Angeles, CA

2018  “L.A. meets Shanghai in Berlin,” Kunstraum F200, Philip Johnston Berlin, Germany

2017  A Women’s Perspective, MRG Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2017   “Fiction” Christoph Damm Art Room, Berlin, Germany

2017   “Far Out”  Gallerie Nexus, Denmark

2016-17 RaumZeit (Spacetime), Kunstraum F200 galerie, Philip Johnston Bl. Berlin

2012  Hebrew Union College, USC, Los Angeles, CA

2010  City of Los Angeles Gallery at Barnsdall Actions, Conversations, and Intersections, participating artist

2008  Contemplations, Mt. St. Mary’s College, Los Angeles

2008  Art Matters, Contemporary Gallery, Huntington Library, San Marino, CA

2004  Track 16, “The Hollywood Bowl Spheres,” Bergamot Station, Santa Monica  

2003  Jewish Federation Building, with Helen Frankenthaler, Larry Rivers, Stanley Boxer curated by Nancy Berman,  Director Emeritus, Skirball Museum,

1993  Artists Books, Municipal Gallery, Barnsdall, curated  by J. Dallal and L Kasmer, Los Angeles,

1993  California State University Northridge, School of Fine Art, Northridge, CA

1992  Sherry Frumkin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1990  Momentum Gallery, Ventura Arts Council, Ventura CA

1990  Pence Gallery,”Art and Soul”, Santa Monica, CA

1988  Vorpal Gallery, group show with Andy Warhol, Wayne Thiebaud et al., San Francisco, CA

1987  Seven LA Artists, Gallery  Q, Tokyo                                           

1986  Kathryn Markel Gallery, New York

 

GRANTS

NEA grant for set design, “This and My Heart”, Emily Dickenson, 2009 

18th Street Arts Complex and Getty grant, “Art in the Middle Schools,” 1999

City of Los Angeles Dept. of Cultural Affairs,  “Children at Risk,” 1995

California Arts Council and L.A. Theater Works,  “Children in Prison,”1992,93

California Arts Council and Ojai Valley Art Center, 1990

 

MULTIMEDIA AND SITE SPECIFIC INSTALLATIONS                            

2009   “This and My Heart,” Emily Dickenson, set paintings for performance piece,  The Beach House (cultural Affairs, City of Santa Monica) and

            Cal Plaza (grand performances), CA

2000   El Camino College, Center for the Performing Arts, set paintings for “The Stage, The Street, The Spirit” a performance piece, Torrance, California  

2007   Home of  Barbara Zacky and Ellen Sturtz, Malibu, Commission, CA

2006   Sylvee Terree,Yoga Studio Commission, St. Barths,  French West Indies

2000   Office of Rabbi Steven Robbins. Commission Painting, Los Angeles, CA

1998   Japan-America Theater, Set Paintings for “the XTC of St. Teresa, New Age Opera” co produced by Cal Arts

           and the Orange County Symphony Orchestra, Los Angeles, CA

1993/1994  Homesite, traveling exhibition, Project by J. Dallal and L. Kasmer, funded in part by a grant from the City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Dept

 

CURATORIAL WORK

Curator, Mobius 2, Otis College of Art and South Gallery, Los Angeles, 2010  

Curator, Evolution: The Process of Abstraction, Eight LA Artists, Otis College of Art and Design, Bolsky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2004

Fringe Festival, CARS, California Art Resources Services, Artists Curating Artists, Spring Street, part of the L. A. Festival, curated by Peter Sellers, 1990 

 

TEACHING

Otis College of Art and Design, Faculty Instructor - Los Angeles. 1998-2018

18th St. Arts Complex, L.A. Middle Schools. 1998

Children at Risk, City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs & L.A. Theater Works, Los Angeles. 1995

Children in Prison, LA Theater Works/California Arts Council, Los Angeles, CA1993-1995

SPARC, Painting Workshop, Venice, CA 1992

U.C.L.A., Extension, Los Angeles, CA 1989/1990

PUBLICATIONS                                                                                                                                                    

Wall Street Journal International, 2019

Carbon Allotropes: Visceral & Ethereal, An Artist’s Response

Art and Cake, featured article by Gary Brewer 2018

Voyage L.A., featured article, 2018

Palm Beach Women, featured article, 2017

Art Ltd. Review “Observed”  Megan Abrahams, 2016

ArtWeek L.A. featured article , Shayna Nys Dambrot,2015

Extroadinart, featured article, Milan, Italy, 2014  

Huffington Post, featured article, Tracey Harnish, 2012 

ArtWeek.LA, featured article, 2012  

ArtScene, featured artist review by Marlena Donahue, 2008

Art in America, American Artists, 2007

Mosaique (in French), 2007

Catalogue Essay, George Billis Gallery. Marlena Donahue, 2006

Metro L.A, Lauren Michelle 2006

Curatorial Statement, Patrick Ela - Los Angeles. 2001

Los Angeles Times, Art Upended, 1996

Al-Ahram International – (in French and Arabic) Paris, France. 1996

Art in America, American Artists. 1993

Art in America, American Artists. 1992

Los Angeles Times, L.A. Festival. 1991

California Art Review, American References, page 550, 553 & 555, 1989

Marouchi Times, Tokyo, Japan. 1986

Art Now/ California Gallery Guide, page 12, Feb. 1985

Los Angeles Times Calendar Section, front page, September 18, 1984

Arizona Sun Times, Art Section, page 1, November 12, 1982

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Morgan Stanley, New York

Sylvee Terree, Yoga Studio, St. Bart’s, French West Indies

ComDev. Corporation - El Segundo, CA                                                                                                                   

The Offices of Reed Smith and Assoc. - Los Angeles, CA

MODAC (Museum of Designers and Creators) - Los Angeles

The Law Offices of Weissman, Wolf and Associates - Beverly Hills

The Law Offices of Hufstedler, Miller, Carlson and Beardsley

Law offices of Andrew Pollet - Los Angeles

L3 Technologies  Northridge Ca.

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST