• CV

    Education
    2003 M.F.A. Art Practice University of California, Berkeley
    1997 B.A. Art University of California, Santa Cruz

    Solo and Two Person Exhibitions
    2018
    The Free Way, b. sakata garo, Sacramento, CA
    2017
    Ebb and Flow, Napa Valley Museum, Napa, CA
    2016
    Inhabited, b. sakata garo, Sacramento, CA
    2015
    Terrestrial, Ballinglen Center for the Arts, Co. Mayo, Ireland
    2014
    Two Person Exhibit, Stricoff Fine Art, New York, NY
    2013
    Landscape Assembled, Saint Mary's College Museum, Moraga, CA
    2012
    OUTSIDEin, Susan Street Gallery, Solana Beach, CA
    Continuum, Art Zone 461, San Francisco, CA
    Shifting Landscapes: Paintings by Chelsea James and Ryan Reynolds, Bakersfield Museum of Art, CA
    2011
    Beyond Static, 461 Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Everything is Electrified, b. Sakata Garo, Sacramento, CA
    2009
    (SUB) URBAN, Swarm Gallery, Oakland, CA
    2008
    Minutes of the Earth, b. Sakata Garo, Sacramento, CA
    2007
    Landscapes and Figures, Art Department Gallery, Santa Clara University, CA
    2006
    Absorbed in Silence, b. Sakata Garo, Sacramento, CA
    2004
    Ryan Reynolds and Ron Bimrose, g2 Gallery Scottsdale, AZ

    Group Exhibitions

    2018
    Contemporary Landscape, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, CA
    Juror: Chester Arnold,
    Waterlines, New Museum Los Gatos, CA
    2016
    Figures, Stricoff Fine Art, NYC
    2015
    Wetlands, Sebastopol Art Center, CA Juror: Chester Arnold
    2013
    New Gallery Artist, Stricoff Fine Art, New York
    2012
    Winter Group Show, Art Zone 461, San Francisco, CA
    Art Toronto, Jonathan Cooper, Park Walk Gallery, London
    SF Fine Art Fair, The International Show at Fort Mason. b. sakata garo
    Why Paint A Landscape?, Art Zone 461, San Francisco, CA
    2011
    Outlandish: Contemporary Depictions of Nature, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
    Self Portraits and Others, ArtZone 461, San Francisco, CA
    Creative Growth, Triton Museum, Santa Clara, CA
    Statewide Painting Competition, Triton Museum, Santa Clara CA
    2010
    LandsCApes: Glimpses of Everyday California, De Saisset Museum, Santa Clara, CA
    San Francisco Fine Art Fair, 461 Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Introductions, 461 Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    The California Landscape, Natsoulas Gallery, Davis CA
    The Figure, b. Sakata Garo, Sacramento, CA
    2008
    Faculty Show, Heritage Bank, San Jose
    Artfully Yours, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
    2007
    The Little Show, Swarm Gallery, Oakland, CA
    Landscapes: Rural and Urban Realities, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
    Experience Teaches, De Saisset Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
    Artists and Friends, b. Sakata Garo, Sacramento, CA
    Exemplary Contemporary, Eloise Pickard Smith Gallery,University of California, Santa Cruz
    Art in Embassies, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Five Painters, Stellar Somerset Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
    2006
    23rd Annual National Juried Exhibition, Berkeley Art Center, CA
    Grand Opening: New Works, Swarm Gallery, Oakland, CA
    Close Calls, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
    2005 Galex 39, Galesburg Civic Art Center Galesburg, IL
    2004 Introductions, B. Sakata Garo, Sacramento, CA
    2003
    Far Away – Nearby, Berkeley Art Museum, CA
    Unbounded Vistas, Hearst Art Gallery, St. Mary’s College, CA
    2002 Bay Area Currents, Oakland Art Gallery, CA
    2001 Full, University of California Berkeley Worth Ryder Gallery, CA
    2000 The Past Three Years Cabrillo College Aptos,CA
    Contemporary Portraits, D.P. Fong Galleries San Jose, CA

    Academic Experience
    2011-Present, Santa Clara University, Assistant Professor
    2005-2010 Santa Clara University, Lecturer
    2004-2005 University of California Davis, Lecturer
    2004-2005 City College of San Francisco, Dept. of Continuing Education, Instructor
    2002-2003 University of California Berkeley, Graduate Student Instructor

    Honors and Awards
    2015
    2012 Alameda County Arts Commission- Highland Hospital Public Arts Program
    2007 Seca Award Nomination, SFMOMA
    2005 Tournesol Award Finalist, Headlands Center for the Arts, CA
    Residency, I-Park East Haddam, CT.
    Grand Award, Galex 39 Galesburg Civic Art Center
    2003 Tournesol Award Finalist, Headlands Center for the Arts
    J. Ruth Kelsey Traveling Merit Award, University of California Berkeley
    2002 Eisner Award for the highest achievement in the Creative Arts, University of California Berkeley
    2001 Full Tuition Grant, Department of Art Practice, University of California Berkeley

    Bibliography
    Mystery/Arvoitus, Hesa Inprint, issue # 21, October 2012
    art ltd., Review: Continuum at ArtZone 461, July/August issue
    SF Museum Examiner Nancy Ewart, ArtZone 461 Continuum, April 16, 2012
    Cimarron Review, cover art, winter issue, 2012
    Santa Clara Magazine, War and Peace, vol. 53 no.3
    Obsession/Compulsion, Ink Well, vol. 5, 2011
    Creative Growth, Triton Museum, exhibition catalogue, 2011
    The California Landscape, Natsoulas Press, 2010
    New American Paintings Anniversary Edition, Open Studios Press, 2010
    Art in Embassies Exhibition Catalogue, Montevideo Uruguay, 2007
    San Jose Mercury News, “Surveying Our Landscapes” Sara Wykes, August, 2007
    The Wave Magazine Vol. 7 Issue 2 “Space and Time” Michael J. Vaughn, February, 2007
    Artweek, Vol. 37 No.7 “Previews” Debra Koppman, September, 2006
    Sacramento News and Review “Get into’scape” Saunthy Nicholson-Singh, September, 2006
    Sacramento Bee “Critic’s Pick” Victoria Dalkey, September 15, 2006
    New American Paintings, Juried Exhibition-in-Print. The Open Studios Press: Boston, Vol. No. 61, p. 114-117, 2005
    Sacramento Bee “Critic's Pick” Victoria Dalkey, July 4, 2004
    Sacramento News and Review “Getting It” Tim White, July 22, 2004
    Berkeley Art Museum Catalogue, “Far Away-Nearby” Heidi Zuckerman-Jacobson, 2003
    New American Paintings, The MFA Annual, The Open Studios Press: Boston, Vol. 7. p.130-131, 2002