Born

1940 Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1971 Moved to California


Education

1964 B.A. in Psychology, Reed College, Portland, Oregon
1973-77 Art Studio Courses, University of California, Davis
1978-79 Postgraduate Studies in Art Studio, Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore
1981 M.A. in Art Studio, California State University, Sacramento


Solo Exhibitions

2006 JayJay Gallery, Sacramento, California

2005 Cannon Beach Arts Association Gallery, Oregon

2003 “Three Ways, New Abstractions”, JayJay Gallery, Sacramento, California

1998 John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, California
Clatsop Community College Art Center Gallery, Astoria, Oregon
"Paintings and Works on Paper", at 333 Bush, San Francisco, California

1995 “The Adventure Series”, Cannon Beach Arts Association Gallery, Cannon Beach, Oregon

1994 “Paintings, Drawings, Monotypes 1979-1994”, Weintraub Hunter Gallery, Sacramento, California

1992 Judith Weintraub Gallery, Sacramento, California

1991 Judith Weintraub Gallery, Sacramento, California

1990 American River College Gallery, Sacramento, California
Sierra College Gallery, Rocklin, California

1989 Judith Weintraub Gallery, Sacramento, California
Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, California

1988 City Gallery, Sacramento, California

1986 Davis Art Center, Davis, California

1984 Pence Gallery, Davis, California

1983 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Rental Gallery
Chan Elliot Gallery, Sacramento, California

1982 Works, San Jose, California

1981 "Three Artists-Three Media", Anna Gardner Gallery, Stinson Beach, California
Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, California

1979 Davis Art Center, Davis, California

1977 Davis Art Center, Davis, California

1976 Sandpiper Gallery, Cannon Beach, Oregon


Group Exhibitions

2006 “Flatlanders: A Regional Roundup”, Richard L. Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis
JayJay @ Old Sugar Mill, Clarksburg, California

2005 Work included in “Hidden in Plain Sight: Stellar Art from Area
Collections”, Pence Gallery, Davis, California

2004 “Mini Mystery Masterpieces”, Art Foundry Gallery, Sacramento

2002 “Artists’ Valentines”, Richard L. Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis

2001 “Studio Visit”, Jay Jay Gallery, Sacramento, California
“Artists’ Valentines”, Richard L. Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis

2000 Two person show, “Recent Studies”, 750 Gallery, Sacramento, California
“Selected Recent Acquisitions: In Memory of Price Amerson”, Richard L. Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis
“Two Decades of Art at the John Natsoulas Gallery”, Davis, California
"Invitational 2000", 750 Gallery, Sacramento, California
"Artists' Valentines", Richard L. Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis
"Women's Work", Woodland Community College, Woodland, California

1999 "Artists' Valentines", Richard L. Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis

1998 "Art for Tibet", 750 Gallery, Sacramento, California
"All Creatures Great and Small", John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, California
"Cuentistas: Visual Stories by Women Artists", Yuba College Library Gallery, Woodland, California
Work included in "Artists Collecting Artists", Davis Art Center, Davis, California
"Artists' Valentines", Richard L. Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis

1997 "Monotypes", an invitational exhibition curated by Elizabeth Leach Gallery, at the Heathman Hotel, Portland, Oregon
“New Views From The North Coast”, Cannon Beach Arts Association Gallery, Cannon Beach, Oregon
“Artists’ Valentines”, Richard L. Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis

1996 White Gallery Reunion Show, Phantom Galleries, Sacramento, California
Stockton National Exhibition, The Haggin Museum, Stockton, California (Juror: Janet Bishop)
“Cannon Beach Collects Cannon Beach II”, Cannon Beach Arts Association Gallery, Cannon Beach, Oregon
“Artists’ Valentines”, Richard L. Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis
Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition, Pence Gallery, Davis, California

1995 Focus: The Fine Arts Collection, “speaking abstractly”, Richard L Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis
Review Show, Cannon Beach Arts Association Gallery, Cannon Beach, Oregon
“The Monotype Forum”, Amador County Arts Council Gallery, Sutter Creek, California
“Monotype Forum II”, Arts Council of Placer County, Auburn Arts Center, Auburn, California
“Monotype Forum III”, Walter A.Buehler Alumni and Visitor Center, University of California, Davis
“Cannon Beach Collects Cannon Beach”, Cannon Beach Arts Association Gallery, Cannon Beach, Oregon
“Artists’ Valentines”, Basement Gallery, Art Department, University of California, Davis
“Large Format Artworks”, Phantom Galleries, Sacramento, California

1994 “What’s My Line?”, Selected Drawings and Prints from the Collection, Entry Gallery, The Fine Arts Collection, The Richard L. Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis
"Artists’ Valentines", Richard L. Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis

1993 "Holiday Group Show", Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, California
"Series", J. Noblett Gallery, Boyes Hot Springs, California

1992 "Selected Recent Acquisitions", Richard L. Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis
Kingsley Art Club Centennial Exhibition, Crocker-Kingsley Annual, 1928-1991, Crocker Art Museum and Sacramento Area Galleries, Judith Weintraub Gallery

1991 "22 Artists", Annual Juried Show, Center for the Visual Arts, Oakland, California
"Sacramento Abstraction", Greg Kondos Gallery, Sacramento City College, Sacramento, California
"Monotypes", Pence Gallery, Davis, California

1990 Los Angeles Printmakers Society 11th National Exhibition, Laband Art Gallery, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California (Juror: Laddie John Dill)

1989 "Old Friends, New Faces: 1961-1988", Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, California
I.D.E.A. Auction and Group Show Benefit, Paragary's, Sacramento, California

1988 "Women Artists of Yolo County", Yuba College Library Gallery, Woodland, California
"Artists for Amnesty International", Natsoulas-Novelozo Gallery, Davis, California

1987 "Sacramento/Davis Influences I", City Gallery, Sacramento, California
"Three Decades of Art in Davis", Davis Art Center, Davis, California

1986 "Introductions 1986", Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, California
"Five Northern California Painters", Memorial Union Art Gallery, University of California, Davis
Summer Group Show, Anna Gardner Gallery, Stinson Beach, California
Djurovich Gallery, Sacramento, California

1985 60th Crocker-Kingsley Annual Open Exhibition, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California (Juror: Mary Livingstone Beebe)
"Cow Town", Chan Elliot Gallery, Sacramento, California

1984 "Night Games", Slant Gallery, Sacramento, California
"California Women Artists 1984", juried exhibition sponsored by Matrix Workshop of Women Artists, (Juror: Eleanor Dickinson), Sacramento
"Cow Town", Chan Elliot Gallery, Sacramento, California

1982 "Private Goes Plastic", Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, California

1981 White Gallery, Sacramento, California
"Private Goes Plastic", Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, California

1980 White Gallery, Sacramento, California

1978 Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, California
Open Gallery, Eugene, Oregon
"Your Show", California League of Women Artists, Sacramento

1976 California State Fair, Sacramento (Honorable Mention)


Awards/Commissions

1994 Finalist, General Services Administration Art-in-Architecture Commission, new Courthouse, Sacramento, California

1986 MacDowell Colony Fellow

1980 Kingsley-Witt Scholarship Award, Best of Show Award, Department of Art, California State University, Sacramento


Teaching/Art Related Employment

2004 Lecturer, Institute of Fine Art (summer), University of California, Davis

2000-02 Visiting Lecturer, Art Department, University of California, Davis

1999-01 Portland State University, Summer Haystack Program in the Arts and Sciences, Cannon Beach, Oregon

1998 Adjunct Faculty, Clatsop Community College, Astoria, Oregon

1997 Adjunct Faculty, Fine and Applied Arts Division, American River College, Sacramento, California
Juror, Department of Art, California State University, Sacramento, Graduate and Undergraduate Awards and Exhibitions

1994-01 Chair, Artists’ Valentines, a benefit exhibition and auction, Richard L. Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis

1992-96 Member, Executive Board, NELSON ARTfriends, Richard L. Nelson Gallery and Fine Arts Collection, University of California, Davis

1995 Juror, Cannon Beach Arts Association Gallery, Cannon Beach, Oregon

1994 Judge, Fine Arts Division, Marin County Fair, San Rafael, California

1992 Juror, Student Exhibition, Art Gallery, Department of Art, American River College, Sacramento, California
Panel, On Collecting in the '90's, Richard L. Nelson Gallery
and Fine Arts Collection, University of California, Davis

1990 Jury Panelist, Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission, Art in Public Places Program, Expansion of Downtown Library

1989 Visiting Lecturer, Art Department, University of California, Davis

1986 Guest Artist, lecture and workshop, San Jose Museum, California, January
Illustrator for Statistical Thermodynamics of Nonequilibrium Processes, Springer-Verlag publisher, 1987

1985 Chair, The Fox and the Hedgehog: A Theory About the Gender Origins of Art, a panel presented at the Western Association of Women Historians Conference, Mills College, Oakland, California May 10-12

1983 Instructor in drawing, Art Department, California State University, Sacramento
Coordinator, West Coast Women's Conference, Heceta Head Lighthouse, Oregon
Instructor in figure drawing, University of California Extension, Davis

1981-82 Associate Director, Lester Gallery, Inverness, California

1980 Teaching Assistant (Advanced Painting) to Joan Moment, Professor of Art, California State University, Sacramento

1978 Gallery Director, Davis Art Center, Davis, California

1976-78 Instructor in life drawing and painting, Davis Art Center, Davis, California


Bibliography

Who’s Who in American Women
“Flatlanders: A Regional Roundup” 2006, The Richard L. Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis (Catalogue)
Victoria Dalkey – Sacramento Bee, February 5, 2006
Saunthy Nicholson-Singh, Sacramento News and Review, “Beyond Dynamic”, February 9, 2006
Victoria Dalkey – Sacramento Bee, “A ‘Visit’ to artists’ minds”, February 25, 2001
Victoria Dalkey - Sacramento Bee, "Exhibit drawing attention to plight of Tibet", August 2, 1998
Robert Stephens, KMUN Public Radio, "Friday Magazine", Astoria, Oregon, May 1, 1998
Marilyn Moyle - Davis Enterprise, "Personal tragedies illuminated and explored in art", February 17, 1988
Who's Who in the West
Marilyn Moyle - Davis Enterprise, “Manifestations of Monotype”, January 18, 1996
Sean Scott - The California Aggie, “Exhibit showcases underrated artwork”, February 26, 1996
Marilyn Moyle - Davis Enterprise, "Nelson Collection Grows in New Direction" - February 13, 1992
Marilyn Moyle - Davis Enterprise, "'Monotypes' at Pence" - May 23, 1991
"Los Angeles Printmaking Society's Eleventh National Exhibition", 1990,
Laband Art Gallery, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California (Catalogue)
"California Art Review", 2nd Edition, 1989, American References, Inc. (Profile of the Artist)
Victoria Dalkey - Sacramento Bee, "Positions of Influence" - December 31, 1989
Victoria Dalkey - Sacramento Bee, "Portals to the Abstract" - October 30, 1988
Victoria Dalkey - Sacramento Bee , "Varying Visions" - March 20, l988
"Three Decades of Art in Davis", 1987, Davis Art Center, Davis, California (Catalogue)Pat McConahay - KVIE Documentary, Arts Alive, "City Gallery", Sacramento, California, December, 1987
Victoria Dalkey - Sacramento Bee, "Emerging Visions" - December 13, 1987
Victoria Dalkey - Sacramento Bee, "Carrying on the Struggle" - September 21, l986
Del McColm - Davis Enterprise, April 24, l986
Kenneth Baker - San Francisco Chronicle, "Painting with Some Sinister Substance" - April, 1986
Del McColm - Davis Enterprise, March 20, 1986
Del McColm - Davis Enterprise, "Keizer Selected as MacDowell Fellow" - April, 1986
Del McColm - Davis Enterprise, "Sculptures Dominate" - March 22, l984
Del McColm - Davis Enterprise, October 20, l983
Ellen Schlesinger - Sacramento Bee, "There's a New Wave in 80's Art" - December 23, l98l
Julia Hawkins - Point Reyes Light, "A Review - Stinson Exhibits" - August 27, 1981
Pat Grizzell - Suttertown News, "Eight-Piece Show" - June 12-19, 1981
Del McColm - Davis Enterprise, "Keizer, Robb Art at Matrix" - June 11, 1981
Victoria Dalkey - Sacramento Bee, March 4, 1980
Del McColm - Davis Enterprise, October 1979
Del McColm - Davis Enterprise, "Setting Up Show an Art in Itself" - April 7, l978
Del McColm - Davis Enterprise, "Running the Gallery Gauntlet" - June, 1977
Charles Johnson - Sacramento Bee, "Younger is Different" - May 22, 1977
Del McColm - Davis Enterprise, "Drawing with pen, brush, charcoal and sticks;
DAC life-drawing class by Susan Keizer" - June 3, 1976


Collections

Richard L. Nelson Gallery and Fine Arts Collection, University of California, Davis
California State University, Sacramento
Wagner, Doxey, Williams, and Ramey, Sacramento
Sacramento Bee
Christofer Company, Sacramento
Anna Gardner
Deborah Born
Cinnamon, Casterton, and Hagedorn, Sacramento
Lillick and Charles, San Francisco
McDonnough, Holland, and Allen, Sacramento
Saks Fifth Avenue, Portland
Robyn and Jay Stewart
Zimrick Accountancy Corporation, Sacramento
Gary and Jill Leopold
Alan Pedersen
Price Waterhouse, Palo Alto
Trainor, Robertson, Smits and Wade, Sacramento
County of Sacramento, California
Graham and James, Sacramento
FamiliesFirst, Davis
Clarify Software, San Jose
Tim Grumbacher, York, Pennsylvania
Roy Powell, Folsom
Sprint, Santa Clara, California
Mogavero Notestine Assoc., Sacramento


Representation

JayJay Gallery, Sacramento, California