education

  • The California College of Arts and Crafts
  • Master of Fine Arts, 2001
  • Drawing / Painting
  • The Ohio State University
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1997
  • Drawing / Painting

selected exhibitions/experience

2017 

  • San Jose State University, Natalie and James Thompson Art Gallery (December 5, 2017)
  • Public lecture: “Bending Painting.”
  • San Jose, CA
  • California College of Art
  • Guest lecturer, Painting: Junior tutorial and senior project seminar.
  • San Francisco, CA
  • SFArtsEd, Minnesota Street Project, “Rise Up! Art as Action.”
  • San Francisco, CA
  • NIAD Art Center, “Shapeshifting Superheavies”
  • Curator: Jessica Snow; On-line catalog with essay by Scott Hewicker
  • Richmond, CA

2016

  • Headlands Center for the Arts, Artist in residence
  • Sausalito, CA
  • 2731Prospect Contemporary Art, “Works on Paper”
  • Cleveland, OH

2015 

  • Ampersand International Arts, “PLY” solo exhibition
  • Curator: Tracy Wheeler, limited edition catalog zine, San Francisco, CA
  • Art on Paper, Pier 36, NYC
  • with Traywick Contemporary

2014 

  • Root Division, “Un-bound-ed”
  • Curators: Brent Hallard and Don Voisine, San Francisco, CA
  • Panel discussion and limited edition artist print box with text by Joan Waltemath
  • Gallery Diet
  • Two part exhibition: “Night Tide I” & “Night Tide II”
  • Curator: Jarrett Earnest,  Miami, Florida
  • Traywick Contemporary, “Build” 
  • Berkeley, CA.
  • California College of Art
  • Guest lecturer, Painting I, San Francisco, CA.
  •  Panel: “Serving Craziness: A Disussion About Abstraction.”
  •  Moderator: Jarrett Earnest, Meridian Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

2012 / 2011

  • Meridian Gallery, “Fold. Color. Limn.”
  • Solo exhibition and book release of “STORY” (2001/11) by Prajakti Jayavant.
  • Curator: John Zarobell, San Francisco, CA., 2011/12.
  • Panel discussion: Jayavant, Zarobell and Stephen Goldstine, 2012
  • The San Francisco Chronicle
  • Feature review by Kenneth Baker, 12/31/2012
  • 18th Street Arts Center
  • 2012 Visions from the New California exhibition, Santa Monica, CA, 2012
  • College Art Association
  • Published review of’ ‘The Matter Within: New Contemporary Art of India’ exhibition, 2012
  • [ collegeart.org ]
  • California College of Art
  • Visiting artist, Senior Painting class, San Francisco, CA, 2011

2010

  •  Visions from the New California Award
  •  California Alliance of Artist Residencies, 2010
  • Djerassi Artist resident
  • Visions from the New California Project Fellowship, Woodside, CA, 2010
  • “Abstraction as the Material Imagination of a Vitalist Machine” by Mark Bartlett
  • Artworks included and discussed in lecture, Abstract Connections conference, Tate Modern, London, UK, 2010

2009 / 2008

  • Meridian Gallery, “Form +” Exhibition
  • Curator: Lawrence Rinder, limited edition publication, San Francisco, CA, 2008
  • The San Francisco Chronicle
  • Featured in review by Kenneth Baker, 04/19/2008
  • SECA award finalist
  • The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, 2008
  • Contributor: “The Last Book”
  • A project by Luis Camnitzer, The National Library, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2008-09
  • Jancar Jones Gallery
  • Solo exhibition, San Francisco, CA, 2008

2007

  • The Drawing Center, “Non-Declarative Drawing” Exhibition
  • Curator: Luis Camnitzer; Artist talk; Drawing Papers #71, New York, NY, 2007

2005

  • San Francisco Art Institute
  • Moderator of panel: “Extension: Independent Art Critical Publications”,
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Artists’ Committee of  San Francisco Art Institute
  • San Francisco, CA., 2003-05
  • Otis College of Art and Design
  • Visiting artist, Contemporary Art Issues class, Los Angeles, CA
  • University of California at Santa Barbara
  • Visiting artist, Art history and performance studies class, Santa Barbara, CA
  • University of California at Berkeley
  • Visiting artist, Advanced Painting class, Berkeley, CA
  • San Francisco Art Institute
  • Guest lecturer, Graduate critique seminar, San Francisco, CA
  • Stretcher magazine
  • Published article: “J.John Priola”
  • [stretcher.org]
  • Stretcher magazine
  • Published article: “John Zurier”
  • [stretcher.org]
  •  Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
  • “Bay Area Now,” as contributor to Stretcher Magazine, San Francisco, CA
  • Pleiades Gallery of Contemporary Art
  •  Juror: Jordan Kantor, New York, NY, 2005
  • Museum of Contemporary Art at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts
  • “Crosspollination” Exhibition, Santa Rosa, CA, 2005

2004-1999

  • Artist of  SFMOMA Artists’ Gallery
  • San Francisco, CA, 2004-2010
  • Richmond Art Center, ‘Go West!’ Exhibition
  • Juror: Renny Pritikin, Richmond, CA, 2004
  • Eyedrum Gallery
  • Curator: Jennifer Vanderpool, Atlanta, GA, 2002
  • San Francisco Art Institute
  • Visiting artist, Painting II class, San Francisco, CA, 2001
  • Richmond Art Center, ‘Mastermind’ Exhibition
  • Curator: Rachel Osajima, Artist talk, Richmond, CA, 2001
  • Traywick Gallery
  • Berkeley, CA, 2001
  • Richard K. Price Scholar for Drawing/ Painting
  • California College of Arts and Crafts, 1999