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Paintings and Commissioned Portraits

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:     BOOK- Uncommon Portraits, DB      

On Becoming Human, Dr. Nancy Tanner

Wet Art, Book and DVD

                                                            MAGAZINES 2012-

Catamaran Literary Reader,  Fall 2012                      Interior Design, August 2012

CD COVER- Resting with the Question by Ferron  

AWARDS:                            

THIRD PLACE, Sculpture, KTEH Televised Auction,            jurors- Sandra Phillips, S F MOMA

EXHIBITION AWARD, Santa Cruz Art League

HONORABLE MENTION, San Diego Art Institute

FIRST PLACE, FIFTEEN, PVAC, Watsonville

GRANT WINNER, Project award-Art For Art, Santa Cruz Cultural Council, 2010 and 2011

PROFESSIONAL:                   

Art Director- Cabrillo Music Festival,

BLUE UMBRELLA COLLABORATIVE

Art Director- SPRING FORWARD AGAINST CANCER

Co-director, ART FOR ART, www.artforart.org

Teacher and lecturer, Studio Workshops

Co-director of the SANTA CRUZ ARTISTS’ ASSISTANCE & RELIEF FUND, (SCAARF).

Curator, Santa Cruz Libraries

Vanguard

Lulu Carpenter

Coffee Cat

 

RELATED WEBSITES:

www.scaarf.org

www.DHooker.com

www.artforart.org

 

SELECTED SHOWS:

2017:  

ARRT, Santa Cruz, CA

APRILICITY, Santa Cruz, CA

MASTERS OF SANTA CRUZ, Santa Cruz, CA

OPEN STUDIOS, Santa Cruz, CA

PVAC Gallery, Watsonville, CA

CABRILLO MUSIC FESTIVAL, Santa Cruz, CA

T. ELLIOTT GALLERY, Riverside, CA

LULU CARPENTERS, Santa Cruz, CA

VANGUARD, Santa Cruz, CA

 

2016:  

ANNE & MARK’S ART PARTY, San Jose, CA

OPEN STUDIOS, Santa Cruz, CA

PVAC Gallery, Watsonville, CA

CABRILLO MUSIC FESTIVAL, Santa Cruz, CA

T. ELLIOTT GALLERY, Riverside, CA

ARTISANS: Featured Artist, Santa Cruz, CA

THE FIGURATIVE SHOW, Robert Blitzer Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA

 

2015:  

OPEN STUDIOS, Santa Cruz, CA

PVAC Gallery, Watsonville, CA

CABRILLO MUSIC FESTIVAL, Santa Cruz, CA

T. ELLIOTT GALLERY, Riverside, CA

SV LIBRARY SHOW

THE FIGURATIVE SHOW, Robert Blitzer Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA

 

2014:  

CABRILLO MUSIC FESTIVAL, Santa Cruz, CA

THE ART PARTY, San Jose, CA

OPEN STUDIOS, Santa Cruz, CA

PVAC Gallery, Watsonville, CA

LULU CARPENTERS, Santa Cruz, CA

 

2013:  

T. ELLIOTT GALLERY, Riverside, CA

ART HANG Santa Cruz Institute of Contemporary Art

THE ART LOFT: Portraits of Santa Cruz

ART HANG: Soquel, CA

ART IN THE GARDEN, Santa Cruz, CA

 

2012:  

SANTA CRUZ COLLECTS, Museum of Art & History, Permanent collection.          

ART FOR ART, Robert Blitzer Gallery

WET ART, The Rittenhouse Bldg, Santa Cruz, CA

ART HANG GALLERY, Tannery Arts Center, Santa Cruz, CA

OPEN STUDIOS, Presented by the Cultural Council of Santa Cruz

T. ELLIOTT GALLERY, Riverside, CA

 

2011:   

MIX IT UP, ART LEAGUE, Santa Cruz, CA, juried

ART HANG DECEMBER, Santa Cruz, CA, invitational show

OPEN STUDIOS SANTA CRUZ 2011, juried

ART LEAGUE’S MIXED MEDIA SHOW, Santa Cruz, CA juried,

 PVAC Gallery, Watsonville, CA, awards show

MULTIPLES, PVAC Gallery, Watsonville, CA, invitational show

EVERYDAY PEOPLE, Santa Cruz County Bank, curated by Joan Blackmer

SCCBG Art Auction, Santa Cruz, CA, Director

THE ART PARTY, San Jose, CA, invitational show

ART HANG, July, Santa Cruz, CA, Director

T. ELLIOTT GALLERY, Riverside, CA

 

2010: 

FOUR, PVAC Gallery, Award Show, Watsonville, CA

ART FOR ART DECEMBER 2010, co-director

ART FOR ART 2010, Santa Cruz, CA, co-director

FIFTEEN, PVAC Watsonville, CA, *First Place, invitational show

THE ART PARTY, San Jose, CA, invitational show

LULU’S, Santa Cruz, CA, invitational show

OPEN STUDIOS SANTA CRUZ, juried

MONTEREY PENINSULA COLLEGE, solo, invitational show

MOTIV, Santa Cruz, CA, invitational show

 

Pre-2009:      

OPEN STUDIOS SANTA CRUZ, juried

LULU’S, Santa Cruz, CA invitational show

ART EXTRAVAGANZA SIERRA AZUL, Watsonville CA, guest speaker

THE ART PARTY, San Jose, CA, invitational show

DI MODO, San Jose, CA, invitational show

 EMILY, Soquel, CA, invitational show

 BACH FEST, Carmel, CA, juried

 MINIATURES, Monterey Museum of Art, 

 SANTA CRUZ MUSEUM OF ART, invitational show

 COMMUNITY CHEST, Santa Cruz, CA invitational show    

OPEN STUDIOS Santa Cruz, CA, juried

ART PARTY, San Jose, CA invitational show

LULU’S, Santa Cruz, CA. invitational show

ART FOR ART 2008, Santa Cruz, CA. co-director

L’ATELIER, Santa Cruz, CA. invitational show

TANNERY ART CENTER, COW SCULPTURE invitational show

SEABRIGHT, Santa Cruz, CA invitational show

VINO CRUZ, Santa Cruz, CA, invitational show

THE DEAD COW GALLERY, Santa Cruz, CA invitational show

SPLAT, Santa Cruz, CA invitational show

LULU’S, Santa Cruz, CA invitational show

OPEN STUDIOS, Santa Cruz, CA, juried

SANTA CRUZ MUSEUM OF ART, invitational show

CAMERON MARKS, Santa Cruz, CA, invitational show

SPLAT, Santa Cruz, CA, invitational show

 LULU’S, Santa Cruz, CA invitational show

 SC OPEN STUDIO, juried

SPRING FORWARD Art Auction, Santa Cruz, CA, art director

THE ATTIC, Santa Cruz, CA, invitational show

LISA COSCINO GALLERY, Pacific Grove, CA invitational show

? GALLERY, Santa Cruz, CA, invitational show

604 GALLERY, Santa Cruz, CA juried

MONTERY MUSEUM OF ART, Monterey, CA juried

GALLERY 104, SAN CLEMENTE, CA juried

EAST BAY PRO ARTS OPEN STUDIOS, Oakland CA

SOHO GROUP, Watsonville, CA invitational show

ACAC SMALL WORKS, Sacramento, CA, juried

RIVERSIDE ART MUSEUM, Riverside, CA juried

KOBE EARTHQUAKE EVENT, San Francisco, CA juried

SAN DIEGO ART INSTITUTE, CA, * HONORABLE MENTION juried

NATIONAL WOMEN'S CAUCUS FOR ART, San Francisco, CA juried

GALERIA PACIFICO, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico,  2008

TRITON MUSEUM, San Jose, CA, * juried

NATIONAL WOMEN'S CAUCUS FOR ART, San Francisco, CA juried 

SUN GALLERY, Hayward, CA * juried

KTEH TELEVISED LIVE AUCTION San Jose, CA *Third Place, Sculpture

SCAL 'MEMBERS ONLY', Santa Cruz, CA. * EXHIBITION AWARD

NATIONAL WOMEN'S CAUCUS FOR ART, Long Beach, CA, juried

DANCING MAN GALLERY, Santa Cruz, CA., solo

SANTA CRUZ ART CENTER, Santa Cruz, CA. solo

OPEN STUDIOS SANTA CRUZ juried

LISA COSCINO GALLERY, Pacific Grove, CA, juried

17TH AVENUE STUDIOS, art at work, 2004, Santa Cruz, CA, invitational show

PEARL GALLERY, Santa Cruz, CA, invited artist

ELOISE PICARD SMITH, Santa Cruz, CA, SOLO, invitational show

NATIONAL WOMEN'S CAUCUS FOR ART, San Francisco, CA *juried

LINDA POPE GALLERY, BLACK AND WHITE, invitational show

LINDA POPE GALLERY, PLEASE BE SEATED, Santa Cruz, CA. invitational show

KUUMBWA CENTER, Santa Cruz, CA, juried,  solo

 

SELECTED COMMISSIONED WORKS:

 

Craig & Cory Rowell

Rick & Ruth Moe

Lloyd Tabb & Lisa Williams

The Gardner Family

Sam & Allison Wurstbaugh-Miller

Jonathan & Jill Winston

Diane Grunes

Paul Burdick

Melissa Collins

Will & Cher Roblin

Gretchen Hurley

Richmond Holt

Don Russo

Michael Conte & Toni Sutherland

Alfaro Winery

Everett Farms

Hillary Nigh

Joe & Aleta Johnson

Hester Bell

Jim Hessling

Earlier Event: December 3
Anne Green at Coffee Cat
Later Event: January 3
T. Mike Walker at Coffee Cat