About The Artist

EDUCATION

2004 - 2010           Printmaking - Painted Tongue Press, Oakland, CA

2000 - 2001           Drawing , Merritt College, Oakland, CA

1998 - 2000           Printmaking , Laney College, Oakland CA

1996 - 1998           Woodworking with Walter Fanning, Oakland, CA

1994 - 2004           Painting with Takeshi Nakayoshi, San Francisco, CA

1990 - 1992            California Art History, @ Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA

1992 - 1994            Western Art History, @ Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, CA

1966 - 1967            New School for Social Research, New York

1962 - 1966            City College of New York, NY

SOLO EXHIBITIONS (selected)

2007       ‘Images Of Light’ Studio Parasol, St Helena, CA

2006        “The Light Bearers” Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland, CA

2003         Travels” Hank Rosso Library, East Bay Center for Non-Profit support, Oakland, CA

2002         “City Views” Hank Rosso Library, East Bay Center for Non-Profit support, Oakland, CA

1996          “Views of The Concourse” Bakery Cafe at the Bowl, Berkeley, CA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (juried, selected)

2018           The Art of Living Black 2017   San Pablo Art Gallery San Pablo, CA

2017             TBWIG, SOMArts Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2016           Iconic: Black Panther 1966-2016 American Steel Studios Oakland, CA

2015           Floor to Ceiling, small works, Branner-Spangenberg Gallery Redwood City, CA

2015           Black  Artists on Art Petaluma Art Center

2014          "Beauty fierce as Stars"   Mythos Firehouse Gallery Berkeley, CA

2012          "Attraction to Abstraction" Expressions Gallery, Berkeley, CA

2012          "Absolutely Abstract" Livermore Library, Livermore, CA

2012        “In Celebeation of Women” Lush Life Gallery, San Francisco,CA         

2010         “Celebrating Black History Month”  Lush Life Gallery, San Francisco,CA

2009         “Six Modernists” Chroma Art Design, San Francisco       

2006         ”Is It A Crow”  Women's Cancer Resource Center Gallery, Oakland, CA

2006          “Abstraction” John O’Lague Gallery, Hayward, CA

2006          “The Art of Living, Selected Works” Sargent Johnson Gallery, AACC SF, CA

2005          "Prisimism” Chroma Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2005         “Crossing Bridges” CBS Market Watch, San Francisco, CA

2005         “The Art of Living, Selected Works” Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA

2004         “Paint The Town Red, White and Blue” Frank Bette Ctr.  for the Arts, Alameda, CA

2004           Carroll Harris Sims Competition, African American Museum of Dallas,  TX

2003           “Art in the Convent”   Prescott Joseph Center, Oakland, CA

2002            “Performing Live” Samuel’s Gallery Jack London Square, Oakland, CA

2002            “Crossing Bridges” CBS Market Watch, San Francisco, CA

2001            “Equilateral: Three Women” San Pablo City Art Gallery, San Pablo, CA

2001            3COM Corporation, Santa Clara, CA

2001            Synopsys Incorporated, Menlo Park, CA

2001            “Art in the Convent”    Prescott Joseph Center, Oakland, CA

2000            “Windows on the Waterfront”, Jack London Square, Oakland, CA

1999             Stanford University, Tresidder Student Union Gallery, Stanford CA

1998             “Windows on the Waterfront”, Jack London Square, Oakland, CA

1997 - 2011 “ The Art of Living”, The Richmond Art Center, Richmond,CA

1997             “Reflections in Time: In Color”, Center for Visual Art, Oakland, CA

1995             “The Seeing Soul” Collector’s Gallery, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA

1994            “Christmas Artistry” Collector’s Gallery, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA

 TEACHING /ART RELATED EMPLOYMENT

2114  -  2117     San Leandro Arts commission, City of San Leandro, CA     

2009 - present  Instructor, Artful Steps,  Stepping Stones Growth Center, San Leandro,CA

2004                   Curator ”Ordinary Miracles”  Prescott Joseph Center, Oakland, CA 

2000 - 2003      Board of Directors, Pro Arts, Oakland, CA

1997 - 1999      Teaching Assistant, Creative Growth Art Center, Oakland, CA (PRINTMAKING)

1996 - 2005  Instructor, Studio One Art Center, Oakland, CA (PRINTMAKING)   

1996 - 2000  Instructor, Amsterdam Art, Berkeley, CA (PRINTMAKING)

1996 - 1999  Board of Directors, Artship Foundation, Oakland, CA

1992 - 2003  Art Docent, Oakland Museum, Oakland CA

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2007             American Art Collector, Volume 3, Book 1 Alcove Books, Berkeley, CA

2006              365 Days of African American History, Pomegrante Press, Petaluma, CA

2005             American Art Collector, Volume 2, Book 1Alcove Books,Berkeley, CA

2003              Art of Northern California, Tom Palmer, Alcove Books, Oakland, CA


 AWARDS

2011            Jan Hart Schyers Award, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA

2004               Best in Oil,  “Cancun Sky” Livermore Art Association, Livermore, CA

 COLLECTIONS

African American Museum of Dallas, Dallas Texas

Gabriel - Roche, Inc., Oakland, CA

Williams Adley & Company LLP, Oakland CA

Adamation, Oakland, CA


 VENUES

Collectors Gallery, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA 1995 - 2006

SFMOMA Artist Gallery, San Francisco, CA 2002 - 2008

Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland, CA 2001-2007

Samuel Fredericks, Samuel’s Gallery Oakland, CA 2002-2013

  

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