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Nellie King Solomon
Painter Based in Los Angeles
Bendix Building
1206 Maple Street Suite 628
Los Angeles, CA 90015 USA
415 420-0334
nelliekingsolomon at gmail dot com
Instagram @nelliekingsolomon.art

Education

2001 California College of the Arts, Masters of Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA
1995 University of California Santa Cruz, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Santa Cruz, CA
Allan Chadwick Farm and Garden Program (Sustainable Agriculture), Santa Cruz, CA
1993 International Honors Program (Sustainable Development), Travel and Study
1992 The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, School of Architecture, New York, NY
1990 The Urban School of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
1974-83 San Francisco Ballet School, CA

Languages Spoken

  • French
  • Spanish
  • Some Italian

Upcoming Exhibitions + Installs + Ink

2025 Mercurochome- Oppenheimer’s Garden, 60ft Wall Fairfax & Melrose, 751 Fairfax, Los Angeles, CA
2024 OBLIVION SEEKERS: Scraping Heaven, The Fourth Wall Gallery, Oakland, CA
2024 MERCURIO & PETROLEO, Exterior Installation on The Milchhof Building, DT Berlin, GR
2023 Legacy Exhibition, Manhattan Beach Art Center curated by Homeira Goldstein & Eric Brinkman, Manhattan Beach, CA
2023 Mercurochrome- blood and the promise of healing in fluorescent orange pink, The Changing Room, Berlin, Germany
2023 Radio Arty, Berlin, Germany
2023 Wildly Hung, Berlin, Germany
2023 Studio 44, Stockholm, Sweden
2023 Hanging with the Swedes, PIPELINE, Los Angeles, California
2023 Bay Area Legends Exhibition SUPER-SILLY-US: Barbara Stauffacher Solomon & Nellie King Solomon, MarinMOCA, Novato, California
2023 Knight Nobel & King Solomon, PIPELINE, Los Angeles, California
2023 With It Girl, featured article and playlist, California
2023 TBA, Bentley Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
2024 TBA, curated by Laura Whitcomb, CA

Museum Exhibitions & Acquisitions

2023 Bay Area Legends Exhibition SUPER-SILLY-US: Barbara Stauffacher Solomon & Nellie King Solomon, MarinMOCA, Hamilton, CA
2022 Acquisition to the permanent collection of Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art SMoCA, Vitamin D, Scottsdale, Arizona
2021 9/11 Memorial & Museum, New York, NY
2020-21 BEYOND: Works by Nellie King Solomon and Barbara Stauffacher Solomon, curated by Jennifer McCabe, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art SMOCA, Scottsdale, AZ
2019 Hardly Strictly Mini Auction Exhibition, Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA
2018 Way Bay I, BAMPFA Berkeley Art Museum Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA
2017 Acquisition to the Permanent Collection of BAMPFA Berkeley Art Museum Pacific Film Archive In Pursuit of The Blob, Berkeley, CA
2017 Auction Exhibition, Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA
2015 9/11 Memorial & Museum, New York, NY
2005 Neo Mod: New Northern California Abstractionists, Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA
Neo Mod: New Northern California Abstractionists, The Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

Solo Exhibitions

2025 Mercurochome- Oppenheimer’s Garden, 60ft Wall Fairfax & Melrose, 751 Fairfax, Los Angeles, CA
2024 OBLIVION SEEKERS: Scraping Heaven, The Fourth Wall Gallery, Oakland, CA
MERCURIO & PETROLEO, Exterior Installation on The Milchhof Building, DT Berlin, GR
2023 Legacy Exhibition, Manhattan Beach Art Center curated by Homeira Goldstein & Eric Brinkman, Manhattan Beach, CA
Mercurochome, Changing Room, Berlin, GR
Bay Area Legends Exhibition SUPER-SILLY-US: Barbara Stauffacher Solomon & Nellie King Solomon, MarinMOCA, Hamilton, CA
RunnethOver, Upstart Modern, Sausalito, CA
2022 Cooper Design Space Lobby, Hang ’em High UUUUU, Los Angeles, CA
2020-21 BEYOND: Works by Nellie King Solomon and Barbara Stauffacher Solomon, curated by Jennifer McCabe, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art SMOCA, Scottsdale, AZ
2019 LAXART, Draw the Line (in collaboration with Hamza Walker, Christopher Oliveira, Barbara Stauffacher Solomon), Hollywood, CA
ZENPOP, curated by Marialidia Marcotulli, AWD Art Works Downtown, San Rafael, CA
ZENPOP satellite venues; San Rafael Chamber of Commerce, San Rafael City Hall, Bank of Marin, Proof Lab Surf Shop, San Rafael, CA
Denim and Blue: Unintended Consequences, curated by Bettina Stiewe, Danielle, SF, CA
2018 Ode to the Road, Placewares, Sea Ranch, CA
July Exhibition NKS, MMFA, Palm Springs, CA
2016 Catalogue Release – One Night Show, OchiProjectsLA, Los Angeles, CA
2015 SkyFuel, OchiProjectsLA, Los Angeles, CA
Interior Onsite Lobby Entrance and show, Rocha Art, San Francisco, CA
Exterior Onsite Three-Story Mural Project, on Brannan Street, Between 3rd & 4th Street, Ian Ross Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Interior Onsite Lobby, Rocha Art, Rocha Art, San Francisco, CA
2014 Plate Tectonic, N’Namdi Contemporary, Miami, FL
12 of Our 84 Possible Past Lives Collaboration with Jennifer Muskopf, Alter Space Gallery, Residency & Show, San Francisco, CA
2012 New Work: Drawings, Ochi Gallery, Sun Valley, ID
2011 Knock Out, Melissa Morgan Fine Art, Palm Desert, CA
2010 Diamond Rings, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
No More Mr. Nice Guy, Ochi Gallery, Ketchum, ID
The Rings We Road in On, Melissa Morgan Fine Art, Palm Desert, CA
2009 Recent Paintings, Shasta College, Redding, CA
2007 Folded Pours, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
2005 Super Ball, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
New Work, Ochi Gallery, Sun Valley, ID
Liquid Spaces, One Union, San Francisco, CA
2004 New Work, G.R. N’Namdi Gallery, Detroit, MI
2003 Organic, G.R. N’Namdi Gallery, Chicago, IL
2002 New Paintings, New Year’s Show, Ochi Gallery, Sun Valley, ID
Blindsided, Julie Baker Fine Art, Grass Valley, CA
2001 New Paintings. New Talent, Ochi Gallery, Sun Valley, ID
Introductions: Shooting Pool in Public, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA
The Economics Series, Neo, San Francisco, CA
2000 Cars and Wilds, CCA Nave, San Francisco, CA
Place Maker, CCA Graduate Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1999 Rock Scissors Paper, Canessa Gallery, 708 Montgomery St., San Francisco, CA
Game 1, Oakland, CA
1995 The Ultimate Triumph, UCSC, Santa Cruz, CA

Group Exhibitions

2025 Same Blue As The Sky, Curator Homan Rajai & Mariah Nielson, San Francisco, CA
2024 Legacy, curated by Homeira Goldstein & Eric Brinkman, Manhattan Beach Creative Arts Center, Manhattan Beach, CA
Divergent Synthesis, Juried by Peter Frank, The Korean Cultural Center, LA
Durden and Ray, Adjacencies, curated by Steve Wolkoff, Los Angeles, CA
2023 SMoCA Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Earth and Sky (with James Turrell Curated by J McCabe), Scottsdale, AZ
Kanya & Kage, Wildly Hung, Curated by Jan Kage, Berlin, Germany
Bentley Gallery Annual Group Show, Phoenix, Arizona
SADE, Dracula Slaying Gang, Los Angeles, CA
The LA Livingroom, D2 ART, Westwood LA, CA
New Nue Neutralities, Hanging with the Swedes BEST BEFORE COLLECTIVE in PIPELINE, LA, CA
New Nue BEST BEFORE COLLECTIVE, Stockholm, SWE
Knight Nobel & King Solomon, PIPELINE, Los Angeles, CA
2022 MMFA, Kipaipai Group exhibition, Palm Desert, CA
MMFA, Sightlines, Palm Desert, CA
Ripples, Hastings Law School, San Francisco, CA
PIPELINE Ash & Salt, Exhibitions in Bendix Studio featuring East Coast based sculptor Mark Andreas, Los Angeles, CA
2021 Peter Frank Juried National Award Exhibition, Gallery 825 LAAA, Hollywood, CA
Ernie Wolfe Gallery, FINALLY, LA, CA
Hastings Law, San Francisco, CA
Supermarket Stockholm Independent Art Fair, VideoKaffe Booth, Stockholm, SWE
PIPELINE, Exhibitions in Bendix Studio featuring LA based sculptor Daniela Soberman, Los Angeles, CA
PIPELINE, Exhibitions in Bendix Studio featuring LA based sculptor Claire Chambless, Los Angeles, CA
PIPELINE, Exhibitions in Bendix Studio featuring LA based sculptor Randy Colosky, Los Angeles, CA
NOMAD, Torrance Art Museum Pop-Up curated by Max Presneill, Torrance, CA
MMFA Fall Install, Palm Desert, CA
2020 LA Art Show, MMFA Booth, LA Convention Center, LA, CA
Palm Springs Art Fair, MMFA Booth, Palm Springs, CA
Drawing Connections, 18th St. Art Center, Santa Monica Airport, Los Angeles, CA
30th Anniversary Exhibition, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
FAULTline, Bartolini Gallery Marin Civic Center, San Rafael CA
Bentley, Fall Gallery Showing, Phoenix, AZ
MMFA Install, Palm Desert, CA
30th Anniversary Exhibition, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
18th St Artist Residency, Drawing Connections Exhibition, Santa Monica Airport, CA
START, Auction, Los Angeles, CA
Sotheby’s Palm Springs Museum Auction, Palm Springs, CA
SoEX, Auction, San Francisco, CA
KALA, Auction, Berkeley, CA
2018-20 Minnesota street projects vending machine, Silver Spoons, San Francisco, CA
2019 SoEx Auction Exhibition, Southern Exposure, Minnesota St. Projects, San Francisco, CA
Hardly Strictly Mini, Bolinas Museum, Bolinas CA
2018 Monster Drawing Rally, Southern Exposure, Minnesota St. Projects, San Francisco, CA
Way Bay I, BAMPFA Berkeley Art Museum Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA
2017 POST/11/9 THE NEW NOW [NOW], Connect Gallery, Chicago, IL
Auction Exhibition, Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA
2016 The Battery Show, curated by Thomas Moller, The Battery, San Francisco, CA
HERE II: What Cannot be Said, curated by Natasha Boas, speaker Larry Rinder, BAC, Berkeley, CA
Art Palm Beach, N’Namdi Contemporary, West Palm Beach, FL
Message in a Bottle, Sponsored by Park Life & Surfrider Foundation, San Francisco, CA
2014 Holiday Party, Ian Ross Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Re-Surfacing: Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, San Francisco, CA
2010 Gesture, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Homage to the Artists, Ochi Gallery, Ketchum, ID
2009 Paper/Mylar/Vellum, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
MMFA Loft Exhibition 1, Los Angeles, CA
Inaugural Exhibition, Melissa Morgan Fine Art, Palm Desert, CA
2008 Uncharted: Imaginary Landscapes, Hayes Valley Market, San Francisco, CA
Forest Alchemy, curated by Tracy Ginsberg, Woodacre, CA
2007 CCA Centennial Exhibition, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Art Chicago, Julie Baker Fine Art, Chicago, IL
Wynn Macao Grand Concourse Entry (Permanent Installation), Steve Wynn, Macau, China
FADA LACMA Los Angeles Art Show, Julie Baker Fine Art, Santa Monica, CA
Art Miami, Julie Baker Fine Art, Miami, FL
2006 Wynn Las Vegas (Permanent Installation), Steve Wynn, Las Vegas, NV
Au Courant: Introducing 16 Artists New to Bentley, Bentley Projects, Phoenix, AZ
The Village at Squaw, Remote viewing 3, Squaw Valley, CA
NYC 212 Art Fair, Julie Baker Fine Art, New York, NY
Monster Drawing Rally, SoEx, San Francisco, CA
Art 4 Auction, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV
2005 Neo Mod: New Northern California Abstractionists, Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA
Neo Mod: New Northern California Abstractionists, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
Splat, Sabina Lee Gallery, Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
LA Art Fair, Julie Baker Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
The Affordable Art Fair, Julie Baker Fine Art, New York, NY
Art Auction, SoEx, San Francisco, CA
Emerging Artists 2005. Curated by Julie Baker Fine Art, Parada Hall, Scottsdale, AR
San Francisco International Art Exposition, Julie Baker Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Close Calls, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
2004 San Francisco International Art Exposition, Julie Baker Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Scope Art Fair, Julie Baker Fine Art, Ny, Ny.
2003 The Affordable Art Fair, Julie Baker Fine Art, New York, NY
Chicago Art Fair, Julie Baker Fine Art, Chicago, IL
San Francisco International Art Exposition, Julie Baker Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
2002 unDRAWN, The Brewery, curated by Alexandra Grant, Los Angeles, CA
The Affordable Art Fair, Julie Baker Fine Art, New York, NY
Cream, Arts Benicia Center gallery, Benicia, CA
A New World Trade Center: Design Proposals, Max Protech Gallery, New York, NY
Baker’s Dozen, Julie Baker Fine Art, Grass Valley, CA
2001 Introductions South, ICA Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
2000 Tails of the City, Sony Metreon, San Francisco, CA
Works on Paper, Exchange Show: China and American Artist, China
1999 Sunspot Laboratory Show, Fine Arts Gallery, Cal State, Los Angeles, CA
Construction Paper, Door 3 Gallery, Myrtle St, Oakland, CA
1998 ConCurrents, Design Studio 8A, Lafayette St, New York, NY
1996 Dibujos y Suenos, Del Sol, Barcelona, Spain
1995 Hunters Point Installation, 5th year Studios, Santa Cruz, CA

Press

  • Art and Cake, B-LA Connect, by Genie Davis, July 2022: https://artandcakela.com/2022/07/27/b-la-connect/
  • With It Girl, ZIGZAG Feature, by Calder Anderson & Marialidia Marcotulli, June 2022
  • Marin Arts Magazine Q&A Feature on Nellie King Solomon & Barbara Stauffacher Solomon, by Jennifer Wechsler, Marin, CA
  • Artnet news article on Bentley Gallery Phoenix Color Theory, 2022: https://news.artnet.com/partner-content/bentley-gallery-color-theory-phoenix
  • Modern luxury SMoCA press: https://digital.modernluxury.com/publication/?m=29445&i=685191&p=142 , 2020
  • North American Reciprocal Museum Organization, NARM, Nov 2, 2020
  • Jewish News, Scottsdale Museum of contemporary Art reopens; Jewish artists’ work exhibited, by Shannon Levitt, Oct 2020
  • SMoCA, Post Covid-19 Art World, by Nellie King Solomon, April 16, 2020.
  • Marin IJ, Artist Nellie King Solomon creates ‘beautiful pictures of terrible things’, by Vicki Larson, Aug 7, 2019.
  • Marin Magazine, Push/Pull/Pour Nellie King Solomon’s ZENPOP Paintings, by Drew Heitzler, July/Aug 2019.
  • Zoetrope, four pour paintings pg.36, San Francisco, CA, 2019
  • SF Chronicle, Books Glorious Book; SF teachers are forced to beg, Leah Garchik, Aug 12, 2018
  • Joseph Phillips, Hyde Park Herald, Connect Gallery to host art exhibit on post-Trump Election, Nov 6, 2017
  • ArtSource, Here II: BAC “What does it mean to think about abstraction?” Curator Natasha Boas in conversation with BAMPF’s Director Larry Rinder, Feb 2016
  • A Vibrant Family Home, New England Home, Nov-Dec 2016
  • Sommerbegeghunig; Aufden Spuren Von Black Elk, St. Gallen Tagblatt, Arbon & Romanshorn, Roggwill, Switzerland, July 16, 2016
  • OchiProjectsLA, New Catalogue, May 24, 2016
  • OchiProjectsLA, Michael Shaw The Conversation Podcast, Ep. #113: The Conversation LIVE! with– Katie Bode, Stephanie Pryor and Matt Stromberg, Recorded live before an audience in Nellie King Solomon’s SkyFuel Exhibition, LA, CA, 2015
  • OchiProjectsLA, Nellie King Solomon & Elisa Johns in Conversation, October 17, 2015
  • OchiProjectsLA, Nellie King Solomon & Tomory Dodge in Conversation, August 28, 2015
  • OchiProjectsLA, placement, CARLA Contemporary Art Review, Los Angeles, 2015
  • streetart.com, Artist: Nellie King Solomon, 2015
  • artbusiness.com, Freeform acrylic on Mylar fantasies of Nellie King Solomon, 2015
  • Simone Collins, Gigaverse.com, How Nellie King Solomon Made Art into a Career, 2014
  • Belle SF, Painting Preview, Feb 2013
  • ArtBlitz, Out of LA | Nellie King Solomon, April 27, 2014
  • Lauri Levenfeld, The Mom’s Project, Feature on NKS, April 17, 2014
  • Wynn Encore Las Vegas, Taste of the Arts Brochure, 2014
  • artbusiness.com, Alter Space, Jenny Muskopf and Nellie King Solomon -12 of our 84 Possible Past Lives, Sept 27, 2014
  • artforce.org, Resurfacing: Art. Activism. Mapping Enviromental Justice, Jan 2014
  • Carolyn Snyder, The Life. The Game. The Magazine., Taking the Fifth, Pebble Beach, volume fifteen, p. 92-94, June 2013-2014
  • Rebecca Solnit, Viking Penguin Group, The Faraway Nearby, pg. 123-125, 2013
  • Ed Malin, NY Theater Indie Archive, “The Spectator and The Blind Man: Stories of Seeing and Not Seeing.” Theater production in collaboration with Dr. Leona Goodin, Frigid New York, NY, Feb 24, 2013
  • Gillian. Siegel, Artist Crush: Nellie King Solomon, Oct 19, 2013
  • ArtSlant, Nellie King Solomon: On Our San Francisco Watchlist, 2012
  • Scott Rappaport, University of Santa Cruz News Center, UCSC Art Alumni Exhibition, April 22, 2011
  • Cherry Louise Turner, Huffington Post, Artist Profile: Nellie King Solomon, Sept 1, 2010 updated May 25, 2011
  • Cherie Louise Turner, Art Ltd, Features: Nellie King Solomon, September 2010
  • Harvard Review No.37, Art, Nellie King Solomon, March 2010, p.41-45
  • artdaily.org, Exhibition at BG Explores Uses of Gesture in Abstract Painting, July 6, 2010
  • SFGATE, Nellie King Solomon: Diamond Rings. Paintings on Mylar, Oct 10, 2010
  • artdaily.org, Bay Area Artist Nellie King Solomon Exhibits at Brian Gross Fine Art, Sep 2010
  • SquareCylinder.com Northern California Art, Paper Mylar Vellum, Aug 10, 2009
  • Sue Ferguson Gussow, Architects Draw, New York 2008
  • notcot.org, Nellie King Solomon Paintings, July 15, 2008
  • Roadside Scholar, Nellie King Solomon Paintings, July 14, 2008
  • Wallpaper Magazine, London, England,, Yves Behar and Nellie King Solomon, 2008
  • Roadside Scholar, Review, July 14, 2008
  • Allan Ginsberg, Die Richtung, Things I’ll Not Do (Nostalgia) & Peter Glaser, 2007
  • Der Freund, That’s it, You’re All Set. July 2006, p.6 & p. 67-70
  • Western Interiors, Michael Ennis, Steeling Beauty, April-June 2006, p.167
  • Sunset Magazine, Art Hop: Exploring San Francisco’s 49 Geary, March 2006, p.46
  • Art in America, Stephanie Cash, Report from San Francisco: New and Now, January 2006, p.60
  • Christine Brennenman, Marin IJ, Working Artist: Intersection of Art and Nature, Sep 6, 2006
  • Kenneth Baker, San Francisco Chronicle, Fissures Unite Stone: Solomon at Gross, October 29, 2005, Date Book, E12
  • Alan Hess, Architectural Digest, It Takes a Village, June 2005, p. 140
  • Cherie Louise Turner, ArtWeek, Neo Mod at the Crocker Art Museum, March 2005, p.17
  • Zyzzyva, Cover Image, Unspun, Spring 2005
  • artbusiness.com, Brian Gross Fine Art: Nellie King Solomon – Superball Recent Paintings, 2005
  • ArtWeek, Lucas Programs Opens at Montalvo, Dec 2004, p. 22
  • San Francisco Chronicle, Kenneth Baker, Small Treasures at SF Art Expo, Jan 2004
  • Suzanne Stephens with Ian Luna; Foreword by Robert Ivy, Rizzoli & Architectural Record, Imagining Ground Zero, 2004
  • Melissa Hutcheson, Alumni Profiles, CCA Glance, Art Chooses You, You Don’t Choose Art, December 2003, p. 8
  • Max Protetch, Regan Books, A New World Trade Center: Design Proposals from Leading Architects Worldwide, 2002, p.134-135
  • MAX PROTETCH GALLERY, Architecture Surveys After September 11: Re-imaging Manhattan’s Downtown, Directed by Michael Blackwood 58 minutes color film, 2002
  • Rebecca Solnit and Susan Schwartzenberg, Verso, Hollow City: The Siege of San Francisco and the Crisis of American Urbanism, Sep 2002
  • Dennis R. Ryerson, San Jose Mercury News, A Space to Create, Artists Will Find Home at Montalvo Cottages, December 22, 2002, p.1
  • Kenneth Baker, San Francisco Chronicle, Splitting Perceptions of Ellsworth Kelly; Painter Discovers an Artist True to Form, October 1, 2002, p. D1
  • Victoria Dalkey, The Sacramento Bee, Going With the Flow, Encore p.8, June 9, 2002
  • Debra Koppman, Art Week, Previews, May 2002, p. 6
  • Anne Crump, San Francisco Examiner, ArtSpeak: Climbing To New Heights, Nellie King Solomon Bridges Architecture and Art, January 31, 2002, p. C2
  • Victoria Dalkey, The Sacramento Bee, Things Looking Up, Dec 2, 2001 p. 29
  • Carol Feineman, The Union, New GV Fine Arts Gallery Opens, Nov 19, 2001, p. A2
  • Rachelle McKinnney, San Francisco Art Magazine.com, A Perfect Circle, Sep 2001
  • Kenneth Baker, San Francisco Chronicle, Pleasures in Rich Pools of Color, C1& C5, July 28, 2001
  • Anne Crump, San Francisco Examiner, A Change of Art, C1& C6, July 10, 2001

Selected Awards & Residencies

2021 Peter Frank Juried National Award Exhibition, Gallery 825 LAAA, Hollywood, CA
2018 SECA SFMOMA award (nomination)
2016 SECA SFMOMA award (nomination)
The Battery Residency, Feb-May, San Francisco, CA
2014 Alter Space Residency (in collaboration with Jennifer Muskopf)
2012 SECA SFMOMA award (nomination)
2010 SECA SFMOMA award (nomination)
2007 SECA SFMOMA award (nomination)
2005 SECA SFMOMA award (nomination)
2001 SECA/In Site SFMOMA award (nomination)
2000 Murphy Cadagon, San Francisco Foundation
1999 Sunspot Laboratory, Cal State LA Exhibition, Los Angeles, CA

Teaching

2022 TBA Shortlisted to teach Art 101 at Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA
Claremont Graduate School, Guest Lecturer & Grad Critic, Pomona, CA
2020 University of Arizona, for Lawrence Guiseppe, painting professional practices guest speaker, zoom class held in SMoCA BEYOND exhibition, Scottsdale, AZ
SMoCA Visions, Freedom with Barriers! SMoCA to Scottsdale Contemporary Art Museum affiliated with Saguaro High School and Shadow Mountain High School, Scottsdale, AZ
2019 SFAI Artist Circle Chair: MFA Vernissage Organizer, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
Lucas Art Center Villa Montalvo, Artist Residency Juror, Saratoga, CA
Artist Circle Chair: MFA Vernissage Organizer, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
2009 Painting 1, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Public Guest Lecturer, Shasta College, Redding, CA
2008 Material Matters, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Drawing Matters 1, First Year Core, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA
2007 Material Matters: Experimental Painting Media, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Drawing Matters 1, First Year Core, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA
2006 Material Matters: Workshop in Experimental Painting Media, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Drawing Workshop: Body and Machine, Industrial Design, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Running a Walk-in Drawing Salon, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
DDII: Design Drawing II, Drawing for Industrial Designers, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Extension Program, Drawing on a Grand Scale, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Review Panelist, Under Graduate Painting, Junior Reviews, CCA, San Francisco, CA
Founder and Lead of Alumni Critique Group, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
2005 Artistic Director and Lead Teacher, Young Artist in Residence (YAR) Summer Program, Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA
Self-Portraiture Drawing and Painting Classes, LEAP Bessie Carmichael & Longfellow Middle School, SF, CA
Featured Artists Discussion, NeoMod. New Northern California Abstractionists, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
2004 Guest critic for Arch 11B: Introductory Architectural Design Studio, Professor Keith Plymale, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
Liquid Spaces: Figure Drawing to Engineers, Sherwood Engineers, San Francisco, CA
Developed Young Artist in Residence (YAR) Summer Program, MAC, Saratoga, CA
Artistic Director and Lead Teacher, Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA
Teacher for Adult Drawing Classes, Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA
Surfing Instructor, Girls Adventure Out, Pacifica, CA
2003 Teacher for Adult Drawing Classes, Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA
Art Teacher, 2nd-5th Graders, LEAP, West Portal School, San Francisco, CA
Art Teacher for A Living Library Garden, James Denman Middle School, San Francisco, CA
2002 Art Teacher for A Living Library Garden, James Denman Middle School, San Francisco, CA
Guest Speaker, San Francisco Art Institute San Francisco, CA
Guest Speaker, Donald Feasel’s Painting Class, CCA, SF, CA
Painting Drawing Teacher, SFLEAP Enola Maxwell Middle School for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
2001 Artist Lecture, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Mary Snowden’s Advanced Painting, Guest Speaker, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Linda Geary’s Senior Painting Project, Teaching Assistant and Lecturer, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
2000 Kim Anno’s Beginning Drawing Teacher’s Assistant, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
1998 Art Teacher, Berkeley Carroll School, Brooklyn, NY
1989 Art Teacher, De Avilla School, San Francisco, CA
1988 Art Teacher, Live Oak School, San Francisco, CA

Projects

2023-24 Undisclosed, Pool Activation, Los Angeles, CA
2022 Execution of SuperSigns for Barbara Stauffacher Solomon for von Bartha Gallery Basel & Copenhagen, Los Angeles, CA
Graham Foundation, Execution of Exits Exist for Barbara Stauffacher Solomon, Chicago, IL
2020 One Post St. Lobby, 14′ x 14′ “Northbound”, San Francisco, CA
Nordstrom’s Commission, Houston, TX
2019 Big Red/Plum Paintings Commission, Bellagio, Las Vegas, NV
“Black Ice” Commission, Kimpton, Miami, FL
Nordstrom’s permanent Acquisition, 58th and Madison NYC Flag Ship Store, New York, NY
Move to Los Angeles, CA
2018 Horizon’s, On-Site 4 Panel 360° piece 1036 Mission St. For the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Center, San Francisco, CA
Moonraker Sea Ranch, Supergraphics execution for and with Barbara Stauffacher Solomon, Sea Ranch, CA
2017 Co-founder of POST11/9 THE NEW NOW [NOW], Connect Gallery, Hyde Park Chicago, IL
Exhibition and Collective: Unifying art, science and philanthropy to generate civil courage
2015 Painting Exterior Onsite Three-Story Mural, on Brannan btw 3rd & 4th, Ian Ross Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2013 Theater Painting in collaboration with Dr. Leona Goodin, “The Spectator and The Blind Man: Stories of Seeing and Not Seeing.”, Frigid Film Festival, New York, NY
2008- Project Little Human, Califia King Cone, CPMC, San Francisco, CA
2005 Design of 12′ high 200′ long Painted Freeze Exterior to wrap around 6th floor of new building, Oxford Plaza, Housing Design, Berkeley, CA
2001 A New World Trade Center: Design Proposals Drawing for Max Protech Gallery, New York, NY
Advocate for WTC 9/11 Survivors, Horizons: Battered Women’s Charity Organization, The Family Center, New York, NY
Doc Film Drawing for “Caution: 2001” at Ground Zero, Collaboration with Suree Towfighnia, New York, NY
1999 Design/Build, Blade Runners Hair Salon, San Francisco, CA
Rendering, Dan Solomon Inc., San Francisco, CA
Stanford University Dormitory Freeze Designer, Solomon ETC, San Francisco, CA
Artist Collaborator, Villa Montalvo Artist Residency, Saratoga, CA
Artist Collaborator on Architectural Design, Solomon ETC, San Francisco, CA
1998 The Design Company, Collaboration with Sebastian Lane, Design and Rendering, SF, CA
The Rockwell Group, New York, NY: Design and rendering for clients including: The Bronx Zoo, Bronx, NY. Planet Hollywood, Frankfurt, Philadelphia, and Kuala Lumpur, Clubs and Dioramas. Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas
1997 Conceptual Design and Drawing for Competition Battery Park City, New York, Vesey Green Park Design and Drawing, Collaboration with Quennell Rothschild Associates and Barbara Stauffacher Solomon, New York, NY
1996 Ricardo Bofill, International Architect, Tailler de Arquitectura, Barcelona, Spain Design and Presentation Drawings for projects in Monchyplein, The Hague. SPI Fiumicino, Rome. Place del Europa, Luxembourg. Subway Station, Tokyo Airport VIP Tower, Barcelona, Spain
1989 Painting and Architectural Restoration, Palazzo San Polo, Italy, XVIth Century Fresco and Marmarino ceiling restoration project, Venice, Italy

Jobs

2017- Art Strategist & Logistics for Barbara Staffacher Solomon; San Francisco, Berkeley, Sea Ranch, Los Angeles, Palm Springs, Chicago, Milan, London
2019 Service Director on the Naiad Ship, San Francisco Bay, CA
2019 Project Management and lead on site painter of Supergraphics on nommo restaurant at Harrison and Fremont for Barbara Stauffacher Solomon, San Francisco, CA
2018 Lead Planner/Painter, Art Wall: Barbara Stauffacher Solomon, BAMPFA, Berkeley, CA
Project Management and lead on site painter of Supergraphics, Moonraker for Barbara Stauffacher Solomon, Sea Ranch, CA
Project Management and lead on site painter of Supergraphics, 60ft 3 story Art Wall for Barbara Stauffacher Solomon, BAMPFA, Berkeley, CA
2001 Advocate for WTC 9/11 Survivors, Horizons: Battered Women’s Charity Organization, The Family Center, New York, NY
1999 Artist Design/Build Installation, Marta Fry Landscape Architects, San Francisco, CA
1997-98 Rockwell Group, Designer for Entertainment Architecture, New York, NY
1997 Vito Acconci, Park on the Water, Green Point Brooklyn, NY
1997 Quennell Rothschild Architects, Vesey Green, New York, NY
1996 Ricardo Bofill Architect, architecture draftsman, Barcelona, Spain
1994 Ahrens Studio, Sculptor and Painter, Novato & Phoenix, CA & Arizona
1989 Art Handling and Installer, Scarpa Museum, Venice, Italy
1989 Architectural Restoration, Palazzo St Polo, Venice Italy
1988-93 Artist Assistant to David Ireland, Oakland & San Francisco, CA