CUMULATIVE BIO-BIBLIOGRAPHY

   

EMPLOYMENT

2002-06 Lecturer (ceramics, drawing, mixed media,
basic and advanced painting)
Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, Ca

2002 Lecturer (ceramics, drawing, painting, mixed media),
University of California, Santa Cruz

2001 Lecturer (beginning, intermediate and advanced drawing), University of California, Santa Cruz

1990- 06 Present Lecturer (beginning, intermediate and advanced drawing; ceramic sculpture; painting; mixed media)
University of California, Santa Cruz

1999 Instructor (ceramics),
California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, California (winter)

1994-99 Instructor (drawing and mixed media),
..

1994-98 Instructor (ceramic sculpture),
Monterey Peninsula College, Monterey, California

1988-98 Instructor (ceramic sculpture, drawing and painting),
Children's Art Foundation, Santa Cruz, California

1986-96 Instructor (painting and drawing),
Santa Cruz Public Schools (S.P.E.C.T.R.A.), Santa Cruz, California

1994 Instructor (drawing and ceramic sculpture),
Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California

1993 Instructor (painting),
Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California

1992-93 Instructor (experimental art),
Henry Street Settlement, New York City, New York

1988-92 Lecturer (painting), University of California, Santa Cruz

1988-90 Lecturer (visual fundamentals),
University of California, Santa Cruz

1990 Instructor (design),
Monterey Peninsula College, Monterey, California

1989 Lecturer (ceramic sculpture),
University of California, Santa Cruz

1980 Studio Assistant for Carol Summers, Printmaker,
Santa Cruz, California

1978 Teaching Assistant for

1975 Studio Assistant for Garner Tullis,
Experimental Print Institute, Santa Cruz, California

EDUCATION

1978 M.F.A., Sculpture, Ceramics, University of California, Davis
1976 B.F.A., Printmaking, Sculpture, University of California, Santa Cruz
1975 B.A., Painting, University of California, Santa Cruz

PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE AND ACTIVITY

Honors, Awards, Grants

2001 Artists Grant, Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc. ($15,000)

2001 Visiting Ar’tist Project Grant, Anderson Ranch Arts Center,
Snow Mass, Colorado

1997 Artist Grant, Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc. ($10,000)

1995 Best of Show, Triton Museum-KTEH Art Auction

1993 Japanese Cultural Exchange Grant, travel grant,
one month ($5,000)

PUBLISHED WRITINGS AND CREATIVE ACTIVITIES

Published Reproductions

2006
Dick And Jane Re-Cast, Mountain View Voice, article, April

2005
Propriety, Art Forum, October Issue, reproduction

Propriety, Art In America, Summer Issue, reproduction

Propriety, Nostalgia With A Twist, article, Lifescapes Magazine, October

2004
"Fighting Boys", "Boy Eating Sandwich", Architectural Digest,October

"Circa 1950", Art Contemporaries, Volume 1, No. 1 April,
article with reproduction

"Sci Fi Cowboy" 42"x32" pastel, charcoal, gesso, paper

"Edging Back" Review of "Circa" by Victoria Daily in
The Sacramento Bee, June 22

2003
"Allegories" "Green Tent" 42"x32" mixed media painting and "Red Phone" 13"x11"x11"

Ceramic Grover Thurston Gallery,
Seattle Gallery Exhibition Guide, January

"Pacific Rim Art Now" catalog "Humpty Dumpty, 20"x 8"x 6" Ceramic

Juxtapose magazine, Roshambo Gallery Exhibit, various ceramic objects

Santa Clara Review, cover, Volume 91,number two, "Father" 60"x 42" mixed media drawing

Anderson Ranch, Annual Art Auction, catalog, "Lost Boy" 14"x 11"
mixed media painting

2002
"In Toon with Time," "Rebus," ceramic, Palo Alto Cultural Center Catalog, Palo Alto, California, catalog

"Little Cowboy," painting, "Playground exhibition, Sacramento Magazine

"Rocket ships and Roller skates," pastel on paper, San Jose State University catalog for Tuesday Night Artist Lecture

"California Modern', mixed media painting,"
Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Workshops catalog

2001
"Ocean Festival" review, Santa Cruz Metro, Santa Cruz, California

"Fictitious Identities", Metro, Silicon Valley's Weekly Newspaper, San Jose, California March 29

"Books That Are Not Books", San Jose Mercury News,
San Jose, California (April 8)

"This Is Not A Book", Art week, (March)

"Red Phone" (ceramic) Faculty Works, San Jose Metro,
San Jose, California

"Ring of Fire, Pot of Gold" (painting) Faculty Works, Santa Cruz Sentinel, Santa Cruz, California

"Picture This" review, Santa Cruz Metro, Santa Cruz, California

2000
"Piecing It Together: A Visual Journal", San Jose Museum Newsletter, San Jose, California

"On The Fritz" review, Santa Cruz Metro, Santa Cruz, California

"New World" (drawing), reproduced in Pacific Rim,

"Life form Clay" (Raku ceramic), reproduced in San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art newsletter

1999
"Seed" (mixed media painting, 60"x42"), reproduced in The Child Within: Innocence and Anxiety in Contemporary Art (exhibition catalog), The Chase Foundation, Louise Stern Fine Arts, Los Angeles, California

"Nuclear Family" (mixed media painting, 60"x42"), San Jose Metro, San Jose, California (October )

1998
"Silver Spoon" (mixed media) from "Everybody Loves a Clown, Baby, Why Don't You?" reproduced in article "Clowning Around With a ClichŽ," in the Calendar section, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, California (September)

"Ko-Gal" (drawing), reproduced in Tweakville (catalog), Catherine Clark Gallery, Fort Mason, San Francisco, California

Drawings reproduced in "New American Painting," Open Studios PressÊ (catalog), fourteenth edition, Wellsey, Massachusetts (December)

1997
"Rocket ships and Roller skates" (drawing),

"Rope Trick" (mixed media drawing), reproduced in Grins, Humor and Whimsy in Contemporary Art (catalog), Millard Sheets Gallery, Los Angeles, California

"Book" (ceramic sculpture), reproduced in S.O.F.A. (Sculptural Objects and Fine Art) (catalog), Stuart Kumer Gallery, Chicago

"Father" (drawing), reproduced in Pacific Rim Art Now '97 (catalog), Otaru Museum, Otaru City, Hokkaido, Japan

"Momma Chicken" (ceramic sculpture), reproduced in "Toys Review," Arts and Entertainment section, San Jose Mercury News, San Jose, California (December)

1994
"Shaman" and "Pacific Rim" (drawings), reproduced in "Two Tales," Metro, San Jose, California (February)

1991
"Optimistic Existentialist" (drawing), reproduced in Pacific Rim Art Now (catalog), Otaru Museum, Otaru City, Hokkaido, Japan

"Ju Ju" (ceramic sculpture), Thirty Years of T.B.9 (catalog), Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, California

1990
"Untitled Car Paintings" (paintings), reproduced in Art Document 90 Hokkaido (catalog), Sapporo Museum, Sapporo City, Hokkaido, Japan

"Ju Ju," "Cars," and "Hunter" (ceramic tile and two paintings), reproduced in "On the Fritz," Pacific Monthly, Monterey, California (February)

1989
"Boy" (painting), reproduced in Collecting With a Passion (catalog),
San Jose State University, San Jose, California

1988
"Sorcerer" (ceramic), reproduced in "Clay Still a Powerful Medium," Monterey Herald, Monterey, California

"Dangerous Crossings" (cast paper), reproduced in "Tropical Topics," Monterey Herald, Monterey, California

1986
"Sorcerer" (ceramic bas relief), reproduced in Eccentric Image (catalog), Ek'ymose Museum, Bordeaux, France

1984
"Boogie Boy" (painting), reproduced in "The Art of Don Fritz,"
Santa Cruz Sun, Santa Cruz, California

1982
"House" (painting), reproduced in "Attesting to Pluralism,"
California, Berkeley (November)

Untitled (ceramic bas relief), reproduced in Sculptors at UC Davis,
Past and Present (catalog), University of California, Davis

1979
"Totem" (ceramic sculpture), reproduced in "Gestures in 2 and 3 Dimensions," Art week, University of California, Berkeley (November)

Solo Exhibitions
2006
"Selected Works" Mohr Gallery, Community School of
Music and Arts, Mountain View, California

2005 "Wonderland" Billy Shire Gallery, Culver City, California

2004 "Circa", Julie Baker Fine Art, Grass Valley, California

2003 "Allegories", Grover Thurston Gallery, Seattle, Washington
"Toll Saw", "Ground Zero", Juxtapose Magazine

2001 Open Studios 2001, Santa Cruz, California

2000 "Little Cowboy," Catherine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, California

2000 "New American Painting," Tapio Gallery, Sapporo, Japan

1999 "Souvenirs," Robert Berman Gallery, Santa Monica, California

1997 "Apple Pie," Catherine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, California

..

1994 D.P. Fong Gallery, San Jose, California

1993 Art Amon, Tokyo, Japan

1993 Sakura Gallery, Otaru, Japan

1989 Allegra Gallery, San Jose, California

1988 Porter College, University of California, Santa Cruz

1987 Freight Door Gallery, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California

1986 Creative Growth Gallery, Oakland, California

1983 Art Center, Santa Cruz, California

1982 Candy Store Gallery, Folsom, California

1981 Cedar Street Gallery, Santa Cruz, California

Group Exhibitions
2006
ART LA,Billy Shire Gallery, los Angeles, California

Scope Chicago, Billy Shire Gallery, Culver City California

International Art Exposition, San Fransisco, California

Painting, Faculty Works, Sesnon Gallery,
University of California, Santa Cruz

666, Beat The Devil, Drawing Invitational, La Luz De Jesus Gallery,
Los Angeles, California

Inagural Group Exhibition, Homey Gallery, Chicago, Ilinois

Chicago Art Exhibition, Julie Baker Gallery, Navy Pier

2005
"Inaugural Group Exhibition", Billy Shire Gallery, Culver City, California

Faculty Exhibition, Anderson Ranch Art Center, Snow Mass, Colorado

"Funnel Cake Fantasy", Roshambo Gallery, Healdsburg, California

"Emerging Artist's Exhibition", Julie Baker Gallery, Scottsdale Arizona

International Art Expo, Julie Baker Gallery, --

Faculty Works, Freight Door gallery, Santa Clara University,
Santa Clara, CA

2004
"Scope", Julie Baker Fine Art, Los Angeles, California

"50 year Anniversary Exhibition", Robert Berman Gallery,
Santa Monica California

"Hard Candy" San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art,
San Jose, California

"Lazy Days'," Julie Baker Fine Arts, Grass Valley, California

International Art Expo, Julie Baker Gallery, San Francisco, California

Chicago International Art Expo, Navy Pier, Julie Baker Fine Art

Group Show,La Luz De Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles California

Deep Focus, Art Object Gallery, San Jose California

2003
Faculty Exhibition, Mary Porter Sesnon Gallery, UCSC,
Santa Cruz, California

International Art Expo, Julie Baker Gallery, San Francisco, California

Group Show,La Luz --

"Pacific Rim Art Now," Otaru Museum, Hokkaido, Japan

Ceramic Show, Roshambo Gallery, Healdsburg California

2002
Faculty Exhibition, Anderson Ranch Art Center, Snow Mass, Colorado

"Playground," Julie Baker Fine Arts, Grass Valley, California

"1000 Clowns," Robert Berman Gallery, Santa Monica, California

Affordable Art Fair, New York, New York

International Art Expo, Robert Berman Gallery, San Francisco, California

"In Toon With The Times", Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, California

"Uncommercial Art by Commercial Artists", La Luz de Jesus Gallery,
Hollywood, California

2001
Chicago International Art Fair, Catherine Clark Gallery, Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois

Ocean Festival 2001, Pajaro Valley Arts Center, Watsonville, California

Art for New York--

Juried All Media Exhibition 2001, Monterey Museum of Art,
Monterey, California

21st Annual Fall Auction, Institute of Contemporary Art,
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, California

"Faculty Works," Sesnon Gallery, UCSC, Santa Cruz, California

"Life from Clay," San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art,
San Jose, California

"This Is Not A Book," San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art,
San Jose, California

"Uncommercial Art by Commercial Artists," La Luz de Jesus Gallery,
Hollywood, California

"Hospitality House, Art Auction," Braunstein/Quay Gallery and
Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, California

2000
"Pacific Rim Art Now," Otaru Museum, Hokkaido, Japan

"Luck of the Draw," La Luz De Jesus Gallery, Hollywood, California

International Art Expo, Robert Berman Gallery, San Francisco, California

"Piecing It Together, A Visual Journal," Santa Cruz Museum,
Santa Cruz, California

"Uncommercial Art by Commercial Artists

"Mystery Ball," Auction Headlands Center for the Arts, Marin, California

"Strange Attractors," collaboration, San Francisco Play writers Association, San Francisco, California

Art Document 2000, Otaru Museum, Hokkaido, Japan

Hospitality House Art Auction, Southern Exposure Gallery,
San Francisco, California

1999
Ceramic Sculpture Installation (untitled), Headlands Center for the Arts, Marin, California (November)

"Bob Arneson and Friends," Natsoulas Gallery,
Davis, California (October- November)

"Works on Paper," Forrest Scott Gallery,
Millburn, New Jersey (October- November)

"California Drawing," Robert Berman Gallery,
Santa Monica, California (October- November)

"International Art Expo," Robert Berman and Catherine Clark Galleries, San Francisco, California (October)

"Piecing It Together: A Visual Journal," San Jose Museum of Art,
San Jose, California (September)

"Ceramics," Virginia Brier, San Francisco, California (August)

Foundation, Louise Stern Fine Arts, Los Angeles, California (April)

Group Exhibition, La Luz De Jesus Gallery, Hollywood, California (March)

"Spinal Epidermal, Please," Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, California, La Luz De Jesus, Hollywood, California (February)

1998
"Toy Show," D.P. Fong Gallery, San Jose, California

"Everybody Loves A Clown, Baby, Why Don't You?" Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman College, Orange, California

"S.O.F.A." (Sculptural Objects and Fine Art), Navy Pier,
Kumer/Winfield Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

"San Francisco International Art Exhibition," Catherine Clark Gallery,
San Francisco, California

Group Exhibition, Stewart Kumer Gallery, Gualala, California

Group Show, La Luz De Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, California

"Small Works," Hayward Community College, Hayward, California

"Tweakville," Catherine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, California

1997
"Time and Place: Fifty Y History, Santa Cruz, California

"Grins, Humor and Whimsy in Contemporary Art," Millard Sheets Gallery, Los Angeles, California

"S.O.F.A." (Sculptural Objects and Fine Art), Navy Pier, Kumer/Winfield Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

"Pacific Rim '97," Otaru Museum, Otaru City, Hokkaido, Japan

"Toys," D.P. Fong Gallery, San Jose, California

1996
"Time and Place: Fifty Years of Santa Cruz Ceramics,"
The Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, California

"21st Century Tiki," La Luz De Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, California

"Screen Memories," K. and E. Gallery, New York City, New York

"Consumption," Catherine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, California

"Triton Art Fair," Triton Hotel, San Francisco, California

1995
"Black and White," Pope Gallery, Santa Cruz, California

"KTEH Art Auction," Triton Museum, Santa Clara, California

1994
"Flights of Fancy," Pope Gallery, Santa Cruz, California

"Moore Art," Villa Montalvo, Saratoga

D.P. Fong Gallery, San Jose, California

"Pacific Rim Art Now," Otaru Museum, Otaru City, Hokkaido, Japan

1993
"Exquisite Corpse," Drawing Center, New York City, New York

101 Wooster, New York City, New York

O.I.A. Gallery, New York City, New York

1992
C.B. Gallery, New York City, New York

1991
Morphos Gallery, San Francisco, California

"Bob Arneson Invitational," Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, California

"Pacific Rim Art Now," Otaru Museum, Otaru City, Hokkaido, Japan

Jal Plaza Exhibition, Sapporo, Japan

"California Clay," Artery, Davis, California

"Thirty Years of T.B.9," Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, California

1990
"Art Document-90 Hokkaido," Sapporo Museum,
Sapporo City, Hokkaido, Japan

"New California Painting," Gallery Laranne, Tokyo, Japan

"Collecting With a Passion," San Jose State University,
San Jose, California

"Tropical Topics," Monterey Museum, Monterey, California

1988
"Exemplary Contemporary," University of California, Santa Cruz

"22nd Biennial Exhibition," --

1987
Himovitz Soloman Gallery, Sacramento, California

1986
"Eccentric Image," Ek'ymose Museum, Bordeaux, France

1985
Works Gallery, San Jose, California

"Santa Cruz Museum Annual," Santa Cruz, California

"Wonder," Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, California

1983
"Beyond Words," San Jose Museum of Contemporary Art,
San Jose, California

1982
"Sculptors at UC Davis, Past and Present," Pence Gallery,
Davis, California

1981
"A Critical Viewpoint," Heller Gall

1980
"Eccentric Representation," Barbara Toll Gallery,
New York City, New York

REVIEWS

2004 "Edging Back" Victoria Dalkey, Sacramento Bee

2004 "Don Fritz and Marnie Spencer at Julie Baker Fine Art"
Art Week, July / August

2000 "Picture This", Faculty works, Santa Cruz Metro,
FEBRUARY 8, Santa Cruz, California

2001 "Books That Are Not Books", San Jose Mercury news,
April 8, 2001, San Jose, California

2001 "Fictitious Identities", Metro, Silicon Valley's Weekly Newspaper, March 29, 2001 San Jose, California

2001 "This Is Not A Book", Art week, March 2001

1999 "On the Fritz," San Jose Metro, San Jose, California (October)

1999 "On the Fritz," Santa Cruz Metro, Santa Cruz, California (October)

1998 "Clowning Around With a ClichŽ," in the Calendar section,
Los Ang Angeles, California (September)

1998 Tweakville (catalog), Catherine Clark Gallery,
San Francisco, California

1998 "New American Painting," Open Studios Press (catalog),
fourteenth edition, Wellsey, Massachusetts (December)

1997 "Apple Pie," Art Issues, Catherine Clark Gallery,
San Francisco, California (September)

1997 Grins, Humor and Whimsy in Contemporary Art (catalog), Millard Sheets Gallery, Los Angeles, California

1997 S.O.F.A., Exhibition, Kumer/Winfield Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

1997 Pacific Rim Art Now '97 (catalog), Otaru Museum, Otaru City, Hokkaido, Japan

1997 "Toys Review" in the Arts and Entertainment section, San Jose Mercury News, San Jose, California (December)

1994 "Two Tales," Metro, San Jose, California (February)

1991 Pacific Rim Art Now (catalog), Otaru Museum,
Otaru City, Hokkaido, Japan

1991 Thirty Years of T.B.9 (catalog), Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, California

1990 Art Document 90 Hokhaido (catalog), Sapporo Museum,
Sapporo City, Hokaido, Japan

1989 Collecting With a Passion (catalog), San Jose State University,
San Jose, California

1988 "Clay Still a Powerful Medium," Monterey Herald,
Monterey, California

1986 Eccentric Image (catalog), Ek'ymose Museum, Bordeaux, France

1984 "The Art of Don Fritz," Santa Cruz Sun, Santa Cruz, California

1982 "Attesting to Pluralism," Art week, University of California,
Berkeley (November)

1982 Sculptors at UC Davis, Past and Present (catalog),
University of California, Davis

OUTSIDE PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Service to Private Organizations

2006 Lecture, Mohr Gallery, Community School of Art and Music,
Finn Center, Mountain View, Ca
2006 Juror, An Artisic Discovery, Congressional Art Competition,
Watsonville, Ca
2005 Lecture, Microsoft Corporation, San Jose, CA
2001 Lecture, University of California, Santa Cruz Alumni Association, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California
1999 Juror, "Meetings" Exhibition, Monterey Art
1989 Fine Arts, Juror, Santa Clara County Fair, San Jose, California

COLLECTIONS

Museum of Modern Art, New York City, New York
Otaru Museum, Otaru City, Hokkaido, Japan
Microsoft Corporation, Seattle, Washington
Mark Ryden, Artist, Pasadena, California
Nicholas Cage, Actor, Los Angeles, California
Jim Carrey, Actor, Los Angeles, California
Miklos Forman, Director, Los Angeles, California
Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, California
Bob Arneson, Artist, Benicia, California
David Gilhooley, Artist, Davis, California
Gerald Brett, Language Pacifica Director, San Francisco, California
Hiromie Ai, Art Amon Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

REPRESENTED BY

2006 Homey Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
2005-06 Billy Shire Gallery, Culver City, California
2002-06 Julie Baker Fine Art, Grass Valley, California
2001-06 Grover Thurston Gallery, Seattle, Washington
1997-06 La Luz De Jesus, Los A
1997- 05 Robert Berman, Los Angeles, California
1997-99 Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
1992-01 Catherine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, California
1987-06 Winfield Gallery, Carmel, California

OTHER TEACHING

2006
"The Appropriated Image"; Mixed Media On Paper,
Split Rock Arts program, University of Minnesota

2005
"Pop Culture: Mixed Media on Paper", Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snow Mass, Colorado

"Modern Myths ",Lecture, Artist Series, Microsoft Corporation,
San Jose, California

2002
"Pop Culture: Mixed Media on Paper", Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snow Mass, Colorado

"Modern Myths", Lecture, Artist Series, San Jose State University, San Jose, California

"Ceramic Hand building Workshop", Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, California

1988-1995
"Visiting Artis"t, S.P.E.C.T.R.A., Santa Cruz, California

1992
"Drawing Workshop", Goddard Riverside Community Center,
New York, New York

1990
Painting

1991
"Lecturer", Santa Cruz Museum, Santa Cruz, California