Master of Fine Arts in Art, Claremont Graduate University
Emphasis in Painting and Drawing

1996 & 1997
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Advanced Painting Institute

Bachelor of Arts in Art, California State University, Sacramento, CA
Emphasis in Studio Art

Selected Teaching Experience

2013 – present
California State University, Sacramento, CA
Part-Time Faculty

2003 – present
American River College, Sacramento, CA
Adjunct Professor

2005 – 2013
Sierra College, Rocklin, CA
Part-Time Faculty

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

Artspace1616, Sacramento, CA
Back in the Ring

James Kaneko Gallery, American River College, Sacramento, CA
Narrative Space

Axis Gallery, Sacramento, CA
Nursery Crimes

Axis Gallery, Sacramento, CA
Glitter and Doom

Ridley Gallery, Sierra College, Rocklin, CA
Wood, Canvas, Paper

Axis Gallery, Sacramento, CA
Swan Song

James Kaneko Gallery, American River College, Sacramento, CA
Innocence in Chaos

Claremont Graduate University, MFA Thesis Exhibition: Peggy Phelps Gallery, Claremont, CA
Domestic Comfort and Chaos

Selected Group Exhibitions

Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
Sweet N Low: An International
Show of Cute, Jurors: Evan Pricco & Antler Gallery

Tsao Gallery, Davis Art Center, Davis, CA
a la Mode

Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
Art Auction 2016

Gregory Kondos Gallery, Sacramento, CA

E Street Gallery, Sacramento, CA
Back to the Drawing Board

Gregory Kondos Gallery, Sacramento, CA
Cups Curated by Tony Natsoulas

Gregory Kondos Gallery, Sacramento, CA
Birdhouses 4

Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Mayhem, Juror: Alan Bamberger

Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
Art Auction 2013, Juror: Peter Mendenhall

Blue Line Gallery, Roseville, CA
Crocker-Kingsley Competition,
Juror: Michael Duncan

A Bitchin’ Space, Sacramento, CA
Living With Fur

Visual Arts Center, Clatsop Community College, Astoria, OR
Au Naturel: The Nude in the 21st Century

Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
Art Auction 2009

Santa Cruz Arts League, Santa Cruz, CA
Visual Politics Art and the American, Experience Juried by Peter Selz

Tangent Gallery, Sacramento, CA

Verge Gallery, Sacramento, CA
The 2nd Annual Circus Show and Other Atrocities

California State Fair, Sacramento, CA
California Fine Art Competition, Juror: Renny Pritikin

A Bitchin’ Space
The Circus Show and Other Atrocities

Crocker Art Museum ,
Sacramento, CA
Art Auction 2006

Cambridge Art Association , Cambridge, MA
2006 National Prize Show | Juror: Cheryl Brutvan

Museum of Modern Fine Arts , Belarus
From America

Pamela Skinner Gallery, Sacramento, CA

California Museum for History, Women, and the Arts, Sacramento, CA
Capitol Artists’ Studio Tour Exhibition

Agora Gallery, New York, NY
Soho-Chelsea International Art Competition, Juror: Susan Cross

Phillips Museum, Lancaster, PA
Invading Spaces: Sexual Violence Against Women in the Work of Women Artists

The Second City Council, Long Beach, CA
2004 Women’s Festival of the Arts, Juror: Irene Hofmann

Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
Women, Trauma, and Visual Expression | Juror: Amy Stacey Curtis

Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, CA
Global Artlook, Jurors: Scott Shields, & Yoshio Taylor


Eddie Stein, Garr Ugalde, Linda S. Fitz Gibbon, M. Parfitt, Phillip Altstatt
Robert Else Gallery, CSU Sacramento

Flatlanders on the Slant (50 Artists Celebrate 50 Years of the Slant Step)
U.C. Davis, Nelson Gallery (director Renny Pritikin), Davis, CA
Guest Curator

Selected Lectures

Sacramento Public Library :Sketch Club

The Branson School, Ross, CA

Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Professional Service and Activities

Pence Gallery
Panel Discussion Women & Art

California State Fair, CalExpo, Sacramento, CA
Judge, Fine Art Competition

Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission, Sacramento, CA
Artist Selection Panel

City of Lathrop, Lathrop, CA
Art Competition Judge

California State University, Sacramento, CA
Alumni Art Chapter President

Art Lecture Series at American River College
Grant-writer, organizer

2010, ’11, ’13
Youth Art and Design Expo, California State Fair, Sacramento, CA
Competition Judge

Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento, CA
Board and Exhibition Member

Selected Grants/Awards

California State University, Sacramento, CA
Research, Scholarly & Creative Activity Awards Program

Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission, CA
Artscapes Grant

California State Fair, Sacramento, CA
Innovation Award

Public Art

Rail Arts District, Napa, CA
Utility Box Wrap Project

Power Inn Alliance, Sacramento, CA | Art of the Dumpster

Radio & Television

Cambi Brown, CBS Local, Good Day Sacramento “Art of the Dumpsters” May 27, 2014

Rose Froling, PBS, KVIE Arts Showcase July 29, 2014

Sage Lauwerys, Access.Local.TV “Local Artists Transform Dumpsters into Works of Art” August 11, 2014

Eric Rucker, Fox 40 KTXL, Sacramento, CA, Two segments aired separately: “Art of the Dumpster”, June 12, 2014, live interview, and “Artists Turn Dumpsters into Canvases” pre-recorded and edited

Beth Ruyak, Insight program, Capital Public Radio, Sacramento, CA, Jan. 7, 2013 Where Do Art Ideas Come From with Ron Peetz


Isabelle Taft: “Dumpsters become art objects in Sacramento’s Power Inn area”, Sacramento Bee, June 12, 2014

Victoria Dalkey: Highlights among Sacramento Gallery Offerings, Sacramento Bee, October 12, 2012

Victoria Dalkey: “Size isn’t the only topic in this Big Show”, Sacramento Bee, December 18, 2012

Victoria Dalkey: “UC Davis Nelson Gallery hosts show based on funky slant step”, Sacramento Bee, August 5, 2012

David M. Roth, “Flatlanders on the Slant at The Nelson”,, July 30, 2012

Shoka: “Wooden entendre”, d’ART, Sacramento News & Review, December 11, 2008

Victoria Dalkey: Critic’s Pick, Sacramento Bee Ticket section; Kaneko Gallery August 20, 2004.

Naomi Kresge, “Looking for the audience to react” article about paintings with photo, Claremont Courier, April 13, 2002.

Joanna Corman, “Gallery features spacious environment”, Inland Valley version of the Los Angeles Times, December 6,


Bree Garcia, Sacramento Art History Consortium, “Sacramento Art History Consortium’s Featured Artist”, 10/9/2013


Studio Visit, volume forty, 2017 (juried selection of international visual artists) work selected for publication by George Kinghorn, Executive Director and Curator, University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor, ME

51 Portraits of Women Artists by Kurt Edward Fishback, 2015
Featured cover artist for Inside Publications, Sacramento, CA, 2008, 2012, and 2014

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