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SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2018
Bibliophoria V, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Seb, CA Juror: Macy Chadwick

2017
Codex VI Book Fair, Craneway Pavilion, Richmond, CA
Chance Operations, Sometimes Books, Pt. Reyes Station, CA
Art of Letter, Word & Book, Flockworks, Mendocino, CA

2016
Cuts Make You. Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka, CA (Solo)
Art is a Living Thing, Aratoi Museum, Masterton, New Zealand
Lucid Art Foundation Annual Exhibition, Gallery Rte. One, Pt. Reyes Station, CA
The Art of the Book, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Seb., CA Juror: Betsy Davids

2015
The Art of the Book, Seager Gray Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
Codex Finds, Sandy Gallery, Portland, Oregon
Codex V Book Fair, Craneway Pavilion, Richmond, CA

2014
Bibliophoria III, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA Juror: Mary Austin
Presence &  Little x Little,  C-14 Contemporary Arts Gallery, Sebastopol, CA
The Poetry of Printing, RiskPress Gallery, Sebastopol, CA

2013
Cuttings, Risk Press Gallery, Sebastopol, CA (Solo)
The Residency Show, Gatewood Gallery, UNC, Greensboro, No Carolina

2012
Last Hurrah, Quicksilver Mine Co, Forestville, CA
Transformation & Re-Purpose, Mendocino Coll Art Gall., Ukiah, CA Curator: Paula Gray
botanic/organic, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Hts, Ill. Juror: Elizabeth Whiting
Shine, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
Artifacts of Passage, Sometimes Books, Pt. Reyes Station & Orangeland, San Fran. CA

2011
In Material, Quicksilver Mine Co, Forestville, CA (Three-person)
The Line, Prescott College Art Gallery, Prescott, AZ Juror: John Risseeuw
Keeping An Eye on Surveillance, PAI, San Fran. CA Installation. Curator: Hanna Regev
Bibliophoria II, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA Juror: Sas Colby
Bakers’ Dozen, Quicksilver Mine Co, Forestville, CA

2010
Mapworks. Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA
The Message & the Medium, SSU Lib. Art Gall., Rohnert Park Curator: M. Schwager
The Green Wave, Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, New York
Journeys
, Marin French Cheese Co, Marin Co, CA, Installation. Juror: Claudia Chapline
Process & Place Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA

2009
The Time It Takes, Dorothy Herger Gallery, Solano Community College, Fairfield, CA
Bibliophoria, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA Juror: Donna Seager

2008
Rhapsody, The Gallery of Sea and Heaven, Santa Rosa, CA
Cuttings, Quicksilver Mine Company, Forestville, CA Installation. 

2007
Lines Left Out,  NEA Big Read program, SSU Library Art Gall. Rohnert Park, CA (Solo)
Members’ Showcase, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA

2006
Small Works, Cultural Arts Council of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa, CA
Explorations in Art & Language, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA

2005
All in the Family IV, di Rosa Preserve, Napa, CA
Worth A Thousand Years: The Book as Image, SSU Library Art Gall., Rohnert Park
Unbound – Bound, Cultural Arts Council of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa, CA
Conversations: Language of Abstraction, Cultural Arts Cou. of So. Co, Santa Rosa, CA

2004
AddEndUmUn  Quicksilver Mine Company, Forestville, CA Installation (Solo)             
Word Up, A Street Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA First of Show

2003
Extra Ordinary Books, Sebastopol Public Library, Sebastopol, CA
Fortune, Cultural Arts Council of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa, CA Merit Award

2000
Or x Do X oR, Sonoma Museum of Visual Art, Santa Rosa, CA Installation (Solo)

1999
Upon A Time There Was No Time Once, Quicksilver Mine Co., Sebastopol, CA (Solo)
Beautifully Banal, Columbia Coll. Chicago Center for Book & Paper Arts, Chicago, Ill.
Book Object, Austrian Association of Arts, Salzburg, Austria

1998
Next Level Communications, Rohnert Park, CA

1997
A MUSEUM ÷ 2 = WhET KNOWS. CAC So.Co, Santa Rosa, CA Installation (Two-person)
Review 97, University Museum, So. Ill. University, Edwardsville, Illinois Purchase Award

1996
Rejection, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA1996

1995
Magnets, Weights & Boxes, Putto & Gargoyle, Sebastopol, CA (Solo)

1994
Piece by Piece, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA

1992
The Written Word, Artspace Gallery, Woodland Hills, CA

1990
Moments in Calligraphy, Sun Gallery, Hayward, CA


AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

2016
Artist in Residence, Gullkistan Artist Residency, Laugarvatn, Iceland
2015
Artist in Residence, Lucid Arts Foundation, Inverness, CA
2014
Artist in Residence, Haystack Mt. Sch. of Crafts Open Studio Residency, Deer Isle, ME
2013
Fleishhacker Foundation Eureka Fellowship Nominee, 2014-2016 San Francisco, CA
2012
Artist in Residence, Gullkistan Artist Residency, Laugarvatn, Iceland
2011
Altered Book Show,  Honorable Mention,  Marin MOCA, Novato, CA
2007
Artist in Residence, New Pacific Studio, Mt. Bruce, New Zealand
2004
Word Up, First of Show, A Street Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA
2003
Fortune, Merit Award, Cultural Arts Council of So Co (CACSC), Santa Rosa, CA
2002
Artist in Residence, Art Quest Program, Santa Rosa High School, Santa Rosa, CA
2001
Visual Artist/Dance Collaboration w/Virginia Matthews, CACSC, Santa Rosa, CA
1997
When Opportunity Strikes, Purchase Award, So Ill. Univ. Museum, Edwardsville, Ill.
1988 -1990
Granted funds from Fleishhacker Foundation, Charles Schulz Foundation, California Educational Initiatives Fund, Sebastopol Education Foundation, & Sebastopol 20/30 Club for Art Bus project

LECTURES & WORKSHOPS

Lecture:  SCREEd REPORTS from Iceland, NBLA, Sebastopol, CA 2018
Art Instructor & Lecture, Book Iceland, Gullkistan Center for Creativity, Laugarvatn, Iceland  2018
Art Instructor, Drum Leaf Binding Structure,  NBLA, Sebastopol, CA 2017
Lecture: When A Book Becomes An Artist Book, NBLA & Academy of Art 2016
Lecture: Content & Content,  Sonoma County Book Arts Guild, Sebastopol, CA 2016
Panelist, Abstract, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA 2011
Art Instructor, Why A Book?  SCA and Holve studio, Sebastopol, CA 2009 & 2010
Keynote: Writings of the Winds, SF Lib. & Quicksilver Mine Co 2007 & 2008
Art Instructor, Explorations with Urauchi, Mendocino Art Ctr & SCA, CA 2005 & 2006                 

ARTS EXPERIENCES

North Bay Letterpress Arts (NBLA), Board of Directors , Sebastopol, CA 2015 - 2018
North Bay Letterpress Arts, Studio Printer, Sebastopol, CA 2013 - 2017
Co-Editor, Erratica 3, Printed at Iota Printshop, Sebastopol, CA 2014
Exhibit Coordinator, Bibliophoria II, Sebastopol Ctr for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA 2011
Exhibit Coordinator, Mapworks, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA 2010
Exhibit Coordinator, Bibliophoria, Sebastopol Ctr for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA 2009
Art Consultant, Healing Stories & Book Making, Integ. Med. Cl, Santa Rosa, CA 2002
Co-Editor, Alphabet (Friends of Calligraphy), San Francisco, CA 1998 - 1999
Co-Coordinator, Art Bus project, SUSD. Converted school bus to mobile art room.
Art/Calligraphy Editor, ZYZZYVA, Summer Edition, 1989
Calligraphic Asst. to Ingmire, Bicentennial Iss of US Constitution, Arion Press, SF 1987

EDUCATION

A.B. Liberal Arts, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA 1975  
M.S. Counseling, California State University, Long Beach, CA 1981

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Mary Austin, San Francisco Center For the Book, San Francisco, CA
University Museum, So Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois
Janet & Harvey Charnofsky, Sebastopol, CA
Eleanor Murray, San Rafael, CA
Karen Bleitz, arc, London, Great Britain
Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka, CA
Linda & Steven Werlin, Dillon Beach, CA

BIBLIOGRAPHY & BROADCASTS

Cuts Like a Knife, Review by G. Gopinath, No Coast Journal 6/30/2016, Vol. 27, #26
mtlaugwalkcut_5, West Marin Review, Volume 7, 2016.
Keeping an Eye on Surveillance, Exhibit Review, www.satripencak.com 10/5/2011.
In Material, Exhibit Review, www.satripencak.com April 5, 2011         
Cuttings, Exhibit Review, www.satripencak.com October 3, 2013
500 Handmade Books, Vol. 2, pg. 386. Lark Crafts Publication, 2013
Thread Loves Paper, by Emily Marks 2012, ISBN: 978-0-615-65988-6, pgs.16 & 17
KRCB, SoCo, “A Novel Idea” w/Suzanne Lang on Art Words & In Material 2/ 9/2011
Weathered Lines, Visual Poetry pamphlet, October 2008
Lines Left Out, Visual Poetry pamphlet, January 2008
KRCB, SoCo, “A Novel Idea” w/ Suzanne Lang on Fahrenheit 451, 10/10/2007
Calligraphy Review, Volume 9, #3, 1992, p. 23
Letter Arts Review, Volume 11, #3, 1994, pgs. 35 & 37 and Volume 14, #3, 1998, p.22.
Beyond the Calligraphic Frame, Alphabet, Volume 23, #1, 1997, pgs. 7–10
WHI-DE O-PEN POSSOMBILI-TRIES x ALLL: BEYOND CALLIGRAPHY by Jenny Hunter Groat, Alphabet, Vol. 23, #1, 1997, pgs. 5–7, Letter Arts Review, Vol. 15, #1, 1999, pgs. 3–7