Biography

EDUCATION
BA, Painting and Printmaking, San Francisco State University, 1981
     Studied with Robert Bechtle, Rupert Garcia and Cherie Raciti
Community College of San Francisco Continuing Education, 1996–1998
    Studied life drawing and painting with Sharon Pearson

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
Bazaar Café, curated by DeWitt Cheng, San Francisco, February, 2010

Café Commons, Francesca Pera, San Francisco, 1981
Phone Booth Gallery, Water Media, San Francisco State University, 1980

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
The LAB, San Francisco, CA, Art Sale and Live Auction, March 20, 2010

Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato, CA, Dreams and Revelations, 2009
Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA, Working in Wax, 2009
The LAB, San Francisco, CA, 25 Years of Art Auction, 2009
Front Gallery, Oakland, CA, Aftersight, 2009
The LAB, San Francisco, CA, Post-PostCard 12, 2009
Renegade Gallery, Nevada City, CA, Giddy-Up!, 2008
The LAB, San Francisco, CA, ART SALE 12, 2008
Mowen Solinsky Gallery, Nevada City, CA, Heart Love Red Show, 2008
Hunters Point Shipyard, San Francisco, CA, 16th Annual Spring Open Studios, 2007
The LAB, San Francisco, CA, ART SALE 11, 2007
Los Medanos College Art Gallery, Pittsburg, CA, Jennifer Foxley, Claudia Comay,
    Francesca Pera,
2005
San Francisco Friends of the Urban Forest Auction, Arcadia 2005:
    Artists Celebrate Trees,
2005
Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA, Arts on Fire 8, 2004
Gallery OneZero, San Francisco, CA, Iterations, 2003
San Francisco Open Studios, 2002
Sonoma Museum of Visual Art, Santa Rosa, CA, Western States Small Works, 2002
Art for AIDS Auction, San Francisco, CA, 2002
Nexus Gallery, Berkeley, CA, It’s only because I love you.…, 2001
San Francisco Open Studios, 2001
Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA, Arts on Fire 5, 2001
Heritage Square and Bucci’s, Emeryville, CA, C18H24O2, 2001
San Francisco Open Studios, 2000
SomArts Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Bay Area Figurative, 2000

AWARD
Bedford Gallery Guild Award, Working in Wax, 2009

RESIDENCY
Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA, The Artist in the Studio, 2003

PUBLICATION
Art of Northern California
Introduction by Chester Arnold, Alcovebooks, Berkeley, CA, 2003