Resume

Education

MFA University of Delaware: Painting
Richmond College, London, England
BA (Double Major) University of San Diego: Studio Art/ English

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018Numbers, Right Window, San Francisco
Optical Delusions, Roll-Up Projects, Oakland
2017Never Contained the Landscape, w/ Kathryn Spence, Gridspace, Brooklyn
2015Some Other Sense of Time and Place, w/ May Wilson), Interface Gallery, Oakland
Far Away Closer, Shasta College Art Gallery, Redding, California
2013All The Pink Together: Boom, Steven Wolf Fine Arts, San Francisco
2012Color As Space, Sense, w/ Danielle Lawrence) 2nd Floor Projects, San Francisco
2011New Paintings at 101 California Street, ArtSource, San Francisco
2010Inside Out, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco
Thirteen Watercolors, Rose Burlingham Fine Art, New York City
2007Paintings/ Works on Paper, House of Hengst, San Francisco
2006New Paintings, Rena Bransten Gallery, New Work, San Francisco
Out of the Blue, Bau Institute, Otranto/NY, Museo Ecologie Nationale, Otranto, Italy
Out of the Blue #2, Bau Institute, Otranto/NY curated by Lilly Wei, Castle Otranto, Italy
2002Recent Paintings, Marcel Sitcoske Gallery, San Francisco
2001New Paintings, Marcel Sitcoske Gallery, San Francisco
2000New Paintings, Marcel Sitcoske Gallery, San Francisco

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017FAIRSTART Pop-Up Biennial, Capitol Arts, San Francisco
About Abstraction: Bay Area Women Painters, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek
Albany Library,with Todd Bura, Colter Jacobsen, Albany, California
2016PURPLE [Tears of Rage] w/ Sofie Ramos and Laura Rokas, Guererro Gallery, San Francisco
I Dreamt That Bees Made Honey, George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco
21st C Abstract Painting/Sculpture, curated by Gerald Jackson, Rush Arts, New York City
2015Ascent, curated by Elizabeth Leach Gallery, One California Street, San Francisco
New Normal #1, organized by Guererro Gallery and Chris Duncan, Oakland
After Living in the Room of Realities Nouvelles, Sonce Alexander Gallery, Los Angeles
2014Color Shift, Berkeley Museum and Pacific Film Archive, curated by Apsara DiQuinzio
The Possible, curated by David Wilson, Larry Rinder, Berkeley Art Museum
2013Unruly, curated by Lucinda Barnes, Berkeley Art Museum
2012Watercolors / Works on Paper at Pulliam Gallery, Portland, Oregon
2011Still Life Landscape, Castaneda/ Reiman at Baer Ridgway Gallery, San Francisco
Spectrum Art Exhibition, for Access Institute, San Francisco
2009Night Tide, curated by Colter Jacobsen, San Francisco
Frank Holliday, Stephen Mueller, and Gwen Thomas at Rose Burlingham, New York City
Introductions, Pulliam Gallery, Portland, Oregon
2008Three-Person Exhibition at Barry Sakata Garo Gallery, Sacramento
Dream With Everything That Fades Away, Triple Base Gallery, San Francisco
Interference, 3-person show, HP Garcia Gallery, New York City
Introductions, 3-person, Pulliam Deffenbaugh Gallery, Portland, Oregon
20077 – 07 curated by Hung Liu, at Barry Sakata Garo Gallery, Sacramento
Long Time Collective Plus One, M1 Gallery, San Francisco
2006Jack Davidson, Stephen Mueller, Melissa Meyer, Rose Burlingham, New York City
Snap, Crackle, Pop, curated by Sarrita Hunn, Playspace CCA, San Francisco
2005November Show, Gruen Gallery, Chicago
Commission 05, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery
2005Black Market Auction, Independent School of Art, San Francisco, curated by Jon Rubin
Bay Area Bazaar, Pulliam Deffenbaugh Gallery, Portland, Oregon, curated by Laurie Reid
2004Affair at the Jupiter Hotel, Marcel Sitcoske, Portland, Oregon
Art Presents, Di Rosa Preserve, Napa
2003Full Circle, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York City
Edge, Gensler, San Francisco
Best In Show, Marcel Sitcoske Gallery, San Francisco
About Abstraction, Di Rosa Preserve, Napa
SFADA Off The Preserve, Napa
2002Bay Area Now 3, Yerba Buena Center For The Arts, San Francisco
Selected Oakland Artists Out of the Oakland Museum, at the Oakland Airport
Being There: 45 Artists, curated by Phil Linhares, Oakland Museum

Teaching/Professional

2018Anderson Ranch Visiting Faculty, Aspen, Colorado
2017Anderson Ranch Visiting Faculty, Aspen, Colorado
2016OCAC, Conversations in Craft, Visiting Faculty, Portland, Oregon
Visiting Artist, Mills College, Oakland
Anderson Ranch Visiting Faculty, Aspen, Colorado
Full Professor, California College of the Arts
2015Co-Organizer of Painting Expelled, at CCA in San Francisco
Visiting Artist, Shasta College, Redding, California
2012–presChair of Painting, California College of the Arts, San Francisco
2014Interview with Leonardo Drew for Art 21 premiere, CCA
Visiting Artist, University of San Diego, California
Visiting Artist, University of Delaware, Newark Delaware
Visiting Artist, New York Studio Program, Brooklyn, New York
2013Visiting Critic, San Francisco Art Institute
Co-Organizer of Painting Expanded Symposium at CCA in San Francisco
2011–12Assistant Chair of Painting, California College of the Arts, San Francisco
2011Juror for exhibition at Root Division, with Rene DeGuzman, Andres Guerrero, San Francisco
2010–presAssociate Professor, California College of the Arts, San Francisco
Assistant Chair of Painting, California College of the Arts, San Francisco
2005–2010Assistant Professor, California College of the Arts, San Francisco
1999–2005Adjunct Faculty, California College of the Arts, San Francisco
1999–2001Adjunct Faculty, Painting and Drawing, University of California at Davis
1993–1999Adjunct Faculty, Painting and Drawing, Contra Costa College, San Pablo, California
1990–1991Printer, Crown Point Press, San Francisco

Curatorial/Other

2017 K-Space Project, Oakland
TBA Book Project, Griffith Moon, Los Angeles
2014Open Mic for Studio Visit, organized by Apsara DiQuinzio, at Berkeley Art Museum
Plumb Notebooks, design project with Tucker Nichols, MacFadden & Thorpe Design
2013Studio Visit (book of 100 studio visits), with essay by Norma Cole, Edition One, Berkeley
Trapped in the Wunderkammer at the Kadist Art Foundation, San Francisco
Hotbox Forever, Lecia Dole-Recio, Jeff Gibson, Mary Weatherford, Wendy White, at Steven Wolf Fine Arts, San Francisco

Awards/Grants/Residencies

2018Kriti Residency, Varanasi, India
Bagru Textiles Workshop, Bagru, Jaipur, India
2017Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, New York
2012Berkeley Art Museum Collector's Circle Acquisition
2011Bau Institute, Otranto, Italy
2007Art Omi International Artists Residency, Omi, New York
2006Bau Institute Otranto & New York, Otranto Italy
1998Elizabeth Foundation Grant, New York
1998Millay Colony, Austerlitz, New York
1995Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, New York

Bibliography

20162016: Memorable Works, in art travel, viewing, blogspot by Amy Ellingson
2015Some Other Sense of Time and Space, http://atatart.com/ Eric Dyer
KQED, by Sarah Hotchkiss
Curiously Direct blog, Aaron Harbour
Some Other Sense of Time and Space, essay by Suzanne L’Heureux
Be-Art, at Sonce Alexander Gallery, Los Angeles, Beatrice Chassepot
Pasts, Presence and Future, by JD Beltran, Huffington Post
2014KQED Wish You Were Here, Sarah Hotchkiss
2013Painting Expanded Symposium at CCA, by Leigh Markopoulos
Kenneth Baker, Linda Geary at Steven Wolf Fine Arts, SF Chronicle
2012Critic’s Picks, Art Practical
Scott Hewicker, Color As Space, As Sense, 2nd Floor Projects, San Francisco
Radio Interview, Margaret Tedesco’s KUSF In Exile Archive, Linda Geary and Jordan Stein
2011New American Paintings, juried by Anne Ellegood, senior curator at the Hammer Museum
In the Make: Studio Profile with Klea McKenna and Nikki Grattan: inthemake.com
David M. Roth, Still Life Landscape at Baer Ridgway, Squarecylinder.com
2010Leigh Markopoulos, Reverse Psychology, catalog essay for Inside Out
Kenneth Baker, Linda Geary at Rena Bransten Gallery, SF Chronicle
David M. Roth, Inside Out at Rena Bransten, Squarecyliner.com
New American Paintings, juried by Larry Rinder, Director of the Berkeley Museum
Bruno Fazzolari, Interview with John Zurier, ArtPractical.com
2009Mary Anne Kluth, Dream With Everything That Fades Away, Art Week February
2008Critic’s Pick, Show at Pulliam Deffenbaugh, Portland Mercury News, February
Victoria Dalkey, Critic’s Pick, Sacramento Bee, February
2007David M. Roth, ‘7.07: Year of the Pig’ at b. sakata garo, Art Week July
Maria Porges, Linda Geary at Rena Bransten Gallery, Art Forum, February
2006Kenneth Baker, catalog essay for Out Of The Blue, June
Nancy Zastudil, Snap, Crackle, Pop, catalog essay, April
2003Colin Berry, SF in Napa? Yes, At Off The Preserve!, Art Week, June
Kenneth Baker, Last Picture Show at Marcel Sitcoske, SF Chronicle, August
Jane Ganahl, Visual Aid Gathers All Night Crowd, SF Chronicle, November
2002David Bonetti, There is a ‘there’ at Oakland Show, SF Chronicle, March
SF Chronicle, Top of the Week, Geary’s work is part of Being There, April
SF Chronicle, 30 Artists Picked to Show at Bay Area Now 3, July
Kenneth Baker, Are They Spills or Deliberate Forms?, SF Chronicle, October
Kenneth Baker, ‘Bay Area 3’ Peeks Into Artists’ Inner Worlds, SF Chronicle, October
Glen Helfand, Bay Area Now 3 Returns to the Fountain, SF Bay Guardian, November
Rene DeGuzman, Bay Area Now 3, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Stephanie Cash, Report From SF, Surviving and Thriving, Art in America, November